A Green Tree

A Detour from Christmas, but I am in a garden mood right now!

Garden Reverie

One recent morning, after a nice big rain, I went out into the garden and was bowled over by how beautiful this pink crape myrtle was, dripping all over the bench in Vinnie’s Garden.  It was all so lovely: the masses of cool, wet, green; the lichen on the furniture; and the gorgeous pink blossoms.

I beat a path back into the house for my camera and took a bunch of shots of this particular vignette.

I am currently designing some new cards for my Glittermoon Cards line and I really wanted to create a card with this scene on it.  I have been holding on to that lovely quote for ages, just until the right image came along.  I think this is it.  Do you like it?

I’ve got some other new ones in the pipeline, too.  If you are interested in seeing the new prototypes as they roll…

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