Art from Nature Magnolia Style

There is nothing I enjoy more then art and when I can create a bit of art to decor my space with something found in nature, well, I'm in whimsy heaven! This piece of nature art came about when I discovered a broken off piece of the magnolia tree that was simply too pretty to… Continue reading Art from Nature Magnolia Style

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Word Nerd : Hanami

Spring is the penultimate hanami season, since after the bleak, quiet stillness of winter, the bright floral blooms simply beg for a celebration. In Japan the appreciation of the cherry blossom, or sakura, is practically a religion and hanami has all but become synonymous with the cherry blossom festivals that occur every spring. The plum… Continue reading Word Nerd : Hanami