Kindred spirits: when Budgie & Elephant become friends

Originally posted on eternamenta:
This amazing affection between my budgie Gregory and a blue elephant Peter is still a big puzzle for me. One might notice Peter to be a soft toy…Nay! Not for my budgie Gregory. Peter, that’s the name he gave to him, embodied something very particular, something too profound…the kindred spirit, I’d…

ron’s d.i.y. projects for Maria

Wag ‘n Bietjie: As requested by Maria here are a few of my fairly recent restoration / repurposed projects of discarded items…. River Stone Garden Arch I purchased a discarded metal arch (single frame)  from one of the local coloured people and added a second metal frame constructed to hold river stones – no shortage […]

Thin Line Between Love And Hate

Originally posted on EDDAZ:
When love spikes up the sparkles in a woman’s eyes When love turns a man into a lovey-dovey The emblem of love flourishes in a feast When love exists between the two opposite sex, it creates an atmosphere of joy, peace and ease but when love turns sour and decides​ to…

Sweet Violet Dream Finish

Gray Barn Designs I’m so happy with the way my violet mini quilt finally came together (only about a year late — ahem). With Cindy’s quilting help I finished . I think the flower really “pops” in all the right places. She left some of the petals plain — I love the extra 3-D element […]