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Shoreline, CT, United States
I would love for you to join me (a retired senior)in my zany crafting adventures with quilting (waaaaay too much fabric); scrapbooking (will I ever catch up?); redwork; counted cross stitch; crossword puzzles; reading; and cooking.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

PAPERWHITES and TULIPS

 

My little 
Paperwhite
kit from Amazon
came in a pot
[the inner plastic one]
that is obviously 
W A Y 
too small...

SO,
Today 
being temperate 
and sunny,
repotted them
↧↧↧↧
They are looking a lot more
comfortable 
residing in this
pot 
along with dried
Iris stems
ready to support 
them on 
their journey
upwards...
:))))

Definitely looking forward
to Springtime.

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I have joined in with
(click to see info on this)

for her
TULIP SAL;

AND:
with that in mind,

I looked at a lot of tulip
pictures (via google)
and decided that these will
be my inspiration:

and
 and these
I am totally enchanted
with their soft hues...
AND....
Speaking of tulips-- 
here is a long shot of my son's new kitchen
(FYI--last year their home was
flooded out and they
 are now
re-doing it)

With
More lovely  
TULIPS
on display...

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I have begun pulling fabric strips
for the string blocks 
section --
{a little late}

And so,
onto a 
NEW 
JOURNEY

Who knows where
this one will end up?

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I have finished all 18 Wild Garden
spiderweb blocks and
have laid them to rest a bit
to decide how to put them
together...

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For those who so kindly asked
after me--I am feeling just
about back to normal after
my reaction to the 2nd
Covid shot....

AND
By St. Paddy'sDay,
 Tom and I will be fully immunized...

In the meantime,,,
we are still wearing masks when out
and also social distancing...

Take care..
Hugs, Julierose
La Blageuse
(stringing along-euse)
😷😷😷













9 comments:

  1. So glad you are feeling better. Those Paperwhite flowers do look happier in the bigger pot.That looks like a fun sew along - I can't wait to see your progress.

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  2. Did you have the Moderna? Asking because either I asked once before and forgot...getting old is not for sissies. :D Love your repotting. I need to do that with some plants. Just not enough time to do what I must do, and what I want to do in a day.

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  3. The paperwhites look much more comfy! And all the tulips are so delightful, I think they are my favorite flower, esp the curly parrot tulips.

    The Tulip quilt sewalong is very ''you'', I can see why you love it.[I was so enthralled and tempted by the link, tho for some reason I couldn't make ANY sense of the string instructions, they seemed to make an easy idea very complex. Maybe just me?]

    I am looking forward to seeing your version.

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  4. There are so many varieties of tulips and you have chosen some pretty ones. I'm watching several people following Ann's sew along. I'm sure they will all look very different.

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  5. Quite a few folks (including me) working on these strings! I'm leaning towards piecing some tulips, but we'll see. I have another project to finish first.

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  6. I'm sorry you've been unwell because of your 2nd shot. I was expecting the worst but I really only had a sore arm and loss of energy. The problem is I still have low energy and it's been two. weeks. Never know what to expect. I love the pictures of the tulips. We had some of these in 2013 but they were only good that one year - sigh.

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  7. I love exotic bright tulip colors! Feel better soon! Hugs!!!

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  8. Your post reminds me so much of Springtime! That second Covid vaccine is a tough one. I'm so glad you're feeling better. So glad you're immunized!

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  9. pretty tulips and I love paperwhites!
    glad you are feeling better.
    I have my 2 shots scheduled.

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