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Birthdays and art - Veronica Roth
It’s been a long standing tradition with me and my children to make gifts for friends’ birthdays. I think it’s a much lovelier thing than buying something mass market at some store, (unless of course the gift you buy is a handmade something special), so when Chloe was invited out to her friend Nicole’s birthday, she thought long and hard about something special. Nicole is a climber and outdoor girl and loves mountains, so Chloe painted this beautiful painting in the middle of a vintage teak tray. Isn’t it lovely? After it was dried and cured, Chloe protected it with varnish so it can be used and it will last. It was my friend Dalyce’s birthday this week too. I painted this little robin on one of the 1912 dictionary pages with the word “read” on it. I liked that page for her because Dalyce owns Booklovers, the used book store we love so much. Another little piece of art, I rescued a vintage handmade quilt form the thrift store this week. It’s the softest cotton in the world with these perfect little squares and a beautiful pink and white ticking on the back. I washed it today and hung …