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Crafty Friday – Early Spring March 5, 2010

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Yesterday my sister took her son during spring break to the Ste Anne de Bellevue Eco Museum, a private, non-profit, 11.3 hectare educational wildlife park – operated by the St. Lawrence Valley Natural History Society – where you can take a stroll with or without the children year round and view beautiful animals in their natural habitats.  My children love it there, my daughter especially could watch the otter swim for hours on end, although she often reminds me that she doesn’t like porcupines because they are stinky (and they are!).

My sister had a rare surprise yesterday, never before had the black bears come out of hibernation so early! It must have been quite the event because even local television reporters were running amok asking for interviews. I have a fabulous feeling this means our glorious weather is here to stay! The snow on my front lawn is patchy at best, the roads are nasty and dirty and daily I see more children out on their bicycles (still getting stuck in little pieces of ice). I love this feeling, it takes me out of a my yearly winter blues funk.

Today’s Crafty Friday feature is things that make me feel like spring –

:: SPRING IN A POT ... wheat grass garden kit :: by Bunnie

Spring Bluebirds and Flowers Cotton Print and White Cotton Chenille Dish Towel/Cloth Set by MamasBabyLove

Emerald Spring, Handmade Lampwork, Sterling Silver Chain Necklace by OVGillies

Spring Blossom Double chain necklace by LittleWhiteDresser

Swarovski Heart Earrings - Peridot by Krystallized

Crochet Strawberries Coasters - pink set of 4 by MonikaDesign

Water Lily on Black - 8x10 by InletImages

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16 Responses to “Crafty Friday – Early Spring”

  1. Bill Says:

    Wonderful signs of spring! Can’t wait!

  2. O V Gillies Says:

    It’s a wonderful feeling to be noticing the first signs of spring. Thank you so much for including my work in this beautiful collection!

  3. Beautiful finds! I can’t wait for Spring!!! Love that necklace by OVGillie!

  4. Love the Emerald Spring necklace! Just gorgeous!

  5. Sharon Says:

    This is a wonderful blog post! The pictures and items you have featured are really just stunning. The green lampwork bead in “Emerald Spring” literally took my breath away!

  6. Absolutely stunning Emerald Spring Necklace by OVGillies!!!!!!!!!!

  7. that green necklace is GORGEOUS!

  8. Wearable By Design Says:

    Beautiful!! I love the green lampwork necklace!

  9. GlitzGlitter Says:

    Beautiful choices!

  10. Michele Says:

    Lovely Spring finds, can’t wait for Spring!!!!

  11. wonderful feature…especially drawn to the emerald necklace : )

  12. Victoria Says:

    Springtime is my favorite time of year, and these pieces capture the flavor beautifully! Thanks for sharing these artists’ work with us.

  13. Mandy Says:

    Beautiful selections.

  14. 3squares Says:

    gorgeous! love the green necklace – perfect for spring.

  15. Marcie Says:

    I live in MN so any signs of Spring make us wear t-shirts when it is 39 degrees. I loved this beautiful Spring collection!


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