Saturday, 19 June 2010

BRITTLE RAIN, A GIVEAWAY





Good morning dear all of you,

A brittle rain shower woke this town up on my small morning walk. A blackbird is humming while tea water boils, it will be plain green for the first cups today. Radio host is telling about the sea weather forecast in the islands in Archipelago Sea. Wind speeds from different directions and many rain showers ahead. Here a new rain shower just started to drum the grass outside with a loud sound.

Mid Summer Meadow is a small painting I painted two days ago. It is my giveaway as a gift for your kindness. It is framed in a small wooden frame. If you want to be part of the game, please leave a comment and I will pick up a winner on Thursday evening at 19.00 EEST. Everyone is welcome!

A new morning, a new day, it will pass quickly, so let´s catch this moment (for me a breakfast with a berry smoothie and then painting).

Have a pleasant weekend!

P.s. The shop is still open for six days.

Edit: Vanya won the give-away, congratulations! (Please email me your address!)

136 comments:

  1. Oooooh another gorgeous painting - I would love to be the winner! I hope 1 is my lucky number :)

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  2. Beautiful painting! I would be overjoyed to have it hanging on my wall. Blogisi piristää jokaista päivää, jona se päivitetään!

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  3. Oh my! So, so gorgeous, as always!

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  4. please count me in. i would love to win this gorgeous painting - i'd love to see it on my living room wall soon :) thank you!

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  5. Oh, count me in as well. It's so pretty :)

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  6. I love that painting, it has dandelions in it.
    Good morning!

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  7. I've been lusting after this picture since last week when I first spotted it. :)

    Your blog & art are beautiful. It was nice to discover a blog from Finland. I'm Scottish but lived in Turku for a couple of years. Miss the place.

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  8. the Egrets dandelion, I sometimes carry with it but shhh ...

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  9. Dear Anna,

    Hopefully you will have a pleasant weekend, I hope I will have one too.
    I'am going to take care of my plants in my veranda, going to give them all the attention they need to grow good and get strong.

    Mid Summer Meadow is a very lovely painting, like a dream kept forever in an image. I hope it will goes to a place where it can hang in a nice and peacefull room.

    Enjoy your painting !

    lotte

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  10. Beautiful! And such a nice offering to your followers... Thanks for you art! ;-)

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  11. oh i would love to see that beautiful painting on my studio wall!

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  12. Jeeeeeeeee, I would love to participate. Good luck to us all!

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  13. Who could miss that beauty, Anna Emilia?! :)

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  14. it's a lovely painting, anna emilia and i would love some of your beautiful work on my wall!

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  15. Happy weekend Anna Emilia! Oh, and please count me in as well…sooo lovely!

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  16. Happy weekend to you as well :)
    I would love to participate.
    :D

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  17. Oh, WONDERFUL!!! thank you so much, Anna Emilia :)

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  18. ahahah! llamamos toda la familia para participar aqui!

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  19. (filomena filomasa said: we will call to our family to comment here!)

    Thank you, Anna, you are so sweet, and I follow your work, is beautiful, pretty beautiful, so inspiring, i love it

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  20. Your work is really wonderful!

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  21. I just recently discovered your blog - your work is so beautiful, I would be silly not to enter. Also, I love dandelions :)

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  22. count us in!
    that would be a dream

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  23. Hmmm, I'm pretty far down on the list but I figure I'll try anyways. Your painting reminds me of my home in Michigan - I live in Florida now and won't be back anytime soon as I'm moving to England in the coming months. Every summer the dandelions would grow so thickly on the ground in my backyard that it reminded me of snow, only it was the summer kind, little bits of brilliant yellow like pieces of the sun.

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  24. I like your blog -it is so inspiring.I like the atmosphere and the mood it creates.I would be happy if I win your give-away

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  25. thank you for these little glimpses into your world! :)

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  26. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeousness, I love, love, love your work :)

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  27. i only just discovered your peaceful world through chez danisse. i keep coming back to read and re-read -- and i have such difficulty leaving. yours is a favorite place already. so tranquil. serene. your art has the very same qualities. lovely.

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  28. That is so pretty! I love it.

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  29. ah! your work is so completely lovely and you're my favorite new blog; this is a fantastic giveaway. :-)

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  30. your paintings are just lovely!
    i would be soo happy to win this little magical meadow!

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  31. So beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win it!

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  32. Thank you for such a peaceful start to the weekend! It's a beautiful painting!

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  33. what a wonderful way to start the weekend: beautiful words, beautiful painting. thank you!

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  34. Such a beautiful little painting - almost pocket-sized, like a portable little patch of meadow.

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  35. if you would not mind mailing it far away i would love to participate

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  36. oh I want to play :) It's so delightful!

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  37. that is a charming painting- and I would adore having it in my home! Thanks for the opportunity.

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  38. Dear Anna Emilia, Thank you for your inspiring blog!

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  39. ihana maalaus on! tänä viikonloppuna on sunnitelmia tehdä pullia ja mennä hakemaan marjoja metsästä. kaikkea hyvää sinulle anna tänä viikonloppuna!

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  40. so beautiful! yes please :)

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  41. Lovely! Such a pretty painting. Those dandilions are amazing. x

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  42. Gorgeous, I love the dandelions! They are glowing in your drawing, just like in the photo :)

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  43. i love this, it is so beautiful.

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  44. i want it, i want it, i want it, i want it, i want it, i want it, i want it, i want it, i want it, i want it, i want it, ...

    :/ Uhm.. well I started looking at your paintings and drawings on your original site and i was a bit afraid to follow you on your blog.. it was strange because i can't follow anyone, but i recently just broke my habit and decided to add some of the nice little blogs I like, and the last one on my list was you because i bookmarked your site and i felt that if anyone knew that i liked you, i would have to share your blog with them haha.. i know.. hasn't that ever happen to anyone, really?.. so I really like your illustrations. I'm an artist too, kind of sort of in my own way. I like to dab into it. I need a job. I want to buy one of your paintings. Anyway, this is a bit too long for me. For anyone really.. I'm going to go now...

    Keep up the artwork. :)

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  45. So beautiful.
    Your work is always so inspiring!

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  46. your creations are like a bowl of fresh raspberries in my belly...or a lick on the face from my favorite furry friend...in other words, they make me happy:-)

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  47. Beautiful. Your work and words are an inspiration.

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  48. Oh Anna Emilia, I hope this little painting will whisper to whomever is it's lucky recipient a special whisper daily... like a warm breeze on a late summer's eve. Good luck.

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  49. Wow! A gorgeous giveaway :)

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  50. So incredibly lovely. Happy almost Solstice!

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  51. Beautiful painting!!!!
    Love your work!!!

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  52. Dandelions are my favourite flowers...
    Thank you for your posts Anna, they always give me a peaceful smile :)

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  53. Kaaaunis ihana taulu! :)

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  54. It looks very nice. I'd like to enter!

    Today in Dundee it is very sunny. I think i will sit outside and drink some green tea inspired by you. I like that photograph as well. I think that time of day is the best for photographs.

    All the best,

    Danielle

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  55. ...Looking through her window I see
    Dandelions scattered like yellow stars
    Across an endless green sea,
    And in the flowers, constellations
    That tell of years gone by, what has been,
    And of years to come, what will be,
    Telling the story of her life,
    Much like leaves of tea...
    (Author uknown)

    Thanks so much for so much warmth... and have a lovely Sunday;-) Natalia K from Russia

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  56. So lovely! And your posts are so pleasant to read. :)

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  57. Maalauksesi on todella kaunis. Olisin tosi onnellinen jos voittaisin sen :)

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  58. Would be great and inspirating in my new studio next month… :--)

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  59. It is a lovely painting! Enjoy the rain showers and tea.

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  60. I just recently discovered your blog and I am completely enamored. I would LOVE to win your beauty of a little painting!

    Love your description of your morning, felt like I was there.

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  61. oh my, one of my favorite paintings!
    the way you write is just so beautiful to me.
    i adore your blog
    xx

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  62. i have only just discovered you. what wonderful creativity!
    peace, love, and art!

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  63. Oh my! What a beautiful painting that speaks to my soul! Thank you for your inspiration! I am just finishing my first week of The Artist's Way and seeing your beautiful painting affirms that I'm on the right path.

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  64. i really love your work, thanks for this gorgeous giveaway :)

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  65. Thank you for the chance -- this painting is so lovely -- I just want to float into it....
    Your blog is a real treasure - thanks again!

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  66. so lovely--just found you through bloesom. my little girl calls dandelions bubbles, so this just makes me think of her. love, love, love it!

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  67. Oooh this is so lovely and I have a soft spot for dandelions! Thanks for your generosity, I have fingers and toes crossed. : )

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  68. i just recently discovered your blog. it's so soothing and beautiful. and i love your paintings!

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  69. really beautiful! I feeling the sun in my face

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  70. what a beautiful and amazing summery painting! as good as all of your work you show in your nice blog!

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  71. It's beautiful. I'll keep my fingers crossed.

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  72. A blackbird humming as the water boils... it sounds lovely, the way you've described it. Please add my name to your giveaway hat and I will keep my fingers crossed for luck. Your artwork is enchanting, always. Whomever is the lucky one will be sure to perform great leaps and cartwheels at the news alone.

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  73. I want it !!!!! Love your work

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  74. I'd love to receive your painting!

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  75. Voi mikä kaunis lahja jollekulle. Hymyilyttää.

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  76. lovely painting ! sure i would play !

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  77. i've just found your blog - it's lovely - just like that little painting.

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  78. ooh, i would love that painting! so beautiful!!!!

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  79. Tuo on kyllä kaunis! Mielelläni olen mukana arvonnassa :). Mukavaa juhannusta ja kesää!

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  80. this is so nice! I've always loved your work!

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  81. Dear Anne Emilia,

    Your picture reminds me of the time when I still lived with my family. My home village is surrounded by nature. Pine forests that smell sweetly of resin and earth, small rivers crawling their way through the grass, the fresh air filled with the perfume of flowers and honey, the tweeting of birds and the buzzing of bumble bees, sheep white clouds wandering along the sky ready to take you on a little journey, smelling the grass and the summer rain, baking cinnamony apple pies, watching spring flowers changing their beautiful little hats into seeds that are blown away by a soft summer breeze, believing that dandelion clocks are little fairies flying around to be caught to make a wish.

    It’s a time that has spun the roots for a ever since long lasting love to nature for me.

    Your pictures express to me what life is really about: simplicity and joy of all the little details in one’s everyday life, as well as hopes and dreams that make us human. We don’t see and appreciate them enough.

    Best greetings, Sabine

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  82. oh how happy my wall would be to have your work hanging on it!

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  83. so, so pretty. it would be perfect hanging in my bedroom.

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  84. I am the 100th FAN/comment maker...I MUST be the lucky lady? No?
    YES...please I would lOVE to win an original...and this is just SO precious.
    HUGS
    CHar

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  85. I'd like to enter too! Your work is incredibly beautiful.

    Sarah x

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  86. Your photos always make your home look so magical! I'll be crossing my fingers I win this--such a lovely little print.

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  87. hello anna :) oh i love really the idea of the brittle rain - small and delicate, i know the feeling of it. sometimes there is a rain with drops so light and tiny that they get blown about on their way down just like snowflakes and collect themselves on eyelashes and eyebrows and hairs in such a perfect way. ah. i love that all of your writing is tactile - i can feel it.

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  88. Hello! Just discovered your work and blog via http://kickcanandconkers.blogspot.com/ and I love it! xx

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  89. Aina jotenkin noloa osallistua arvontaan, jos ei ole aiemmin kommentoinut, mutta tuo voikukka-maalaus on vain niin kaunis! Ja usko vaan, että ahkeraan täällä vierailen. :) Aurinkoista kesää!

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  90. Your painting is nice and sensitive like your words.

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  91. ooooh, makes me dream of a meadow in the sunshine with pollen dusting across our eyes when we were children...beautiful.

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  92. Dear Anna,
    I really love your work. I often wish I could have one of your paintings. They are so wonderfully delicate and fragile. I love getting lost in the details. Your work has inspired me to paint again and I hope I'll have the priviledge to own your beautiful give-away. Maja

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  93. Hi!! I have recently discovered your blog and I keep coming back because your images and words make me happy. Love this painting by the way!

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  94. Kaunis ja herkkä maalaus. Tosi anteliasta luovuttaa se palkinnoksi! Ripustaisin sen kyllä tosi mielelläni seinälle, jos voittaisin arvonnassa:). Mukavaa juhannusta sinulle!

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  95. So beautiful. I would love to be able to have such gorgeous imagery to stare at in living color (but of course, I love sneaking peeks at your site!). Thank you for painting.

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  96. Carla Huysmans22 June 2010 at 21:37

    Dear Anna,
    My twin sister just started water colour painting, mostly flowers like you. I shared your blog to her and if i win your flowers I will also give it as a present to her. There is nothing I wouldn't do to make her smile.
    Bye for now,
    Carla from Belgium

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  97. Could you come for tea?

    I'll bake something nice.

    I think you would like my wee garden. I have a few roses, one olive tree, lots of lavender and a very large terrecotta pot with a lemon tree.

    I understand if the distance between us makes your coming to tea a bit difficult
    but i'm very patient... You're always welcome.

    Warmest Wishes,

    Trish

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  98. Haiku for Dandelions

    Blow on the fluffy
    seeds and watch them fly away
    looking for soft lands

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  99. Täälläpä onkin jo monta innokasta ehdokasta. Itse kans mukana! Ihana maalaus.

    Kivaa keskikesän juhlaa sinulle! :)

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  100. I don't know how I got here, but I am glad I did. Beautiful. I loved the "Home Mountains" painting especially... Never stop.

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  101. This is very lovely, Anna Emilia.

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  102. I love your work!! Hope I've luck!! ;)

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  103. What a lovely site! Nice photos and even nicer pictures.

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  104. How wonderful! Your writing is as pretty as your paintings. Beautiful. x

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  105. So beautiful and delicate. i absolutely love it :)

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  106. here there's no rain, only sun, another hot summer. hope i can win it for my new house.

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  107. an incredibly lovely piece!

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  108. Very nice - my compliments on your work. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  109. so beautiful!
    i will cross my fingers and toes!
    xo.

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  110. simply beautiful. inspirational too! :)

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  111. Kay Williamson24 June 2010 at 13:57

    Inspiring completely! Makes me want to dust off my old watercolours!

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  112. I think I have missed the time for the giveaway:
    but I am already pleased to have a beautiful postcard:
    how lucky the winner will be!

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  113. Oh no! AM I too late? Well, never too late to stop in and tell you I love your beautiful blog and work.

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  114. your colors always remind me the happy moment of life : )

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  115. A gorgeous, yummy painting so delicate. Evokes wonderful childhood memories for me of picking dandelion clocks and gently blowing away the time....so many lifetimes over God bless you :)

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