A room with a view

Sue’s challenge this week was to capture the view from your window – and put a frame around it! The most recent view has come from Chrissie of her flowery paradise exhibited on reclaimed shelving.. First in was Mavis with a framed flowery vista… then came the colourful views from Rachel (centre) and Gemma’s windows.Continue reading “A room with a view”

Paper Flowers

Paper Flowers? No, not the sentimental 1970s ballad… these vibrant bouquets are Wycinanki  – a traditional Polish paper cutting artform, set for us by Chloe Needham. First to bloom were a vibrant pair by Trish (left). The perfect windowsill brightener you don’t have to water! They were closely followed by Rachel’s exuberant mini-garden (left below),Continue reading “Paper Flowers”

Painting the Poem – Under Milk Wood

This month’s poems were all about the night – Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas, The Listeners by Walter de la Mare and The Smugglers Song by Rudyard Kipling. The first two in were inspired by Under Milk Wood and its uforgettable introduction: “It is Spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible-black,Continue reading “Painting the Poem – Under Milk Wood”