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When you were a child did you have a secret place in the garden -- a tree to climb or a tunnel beneath the hedges? Do you have that same connection with trees and flowers and tiny crawling creatures as you did then? Maybe you do. Or maybe you yearn for it. A magical time where a rose unfurling was a fantastical sight and the language of the birds wasn't simply chirps and trills, but words that you might one day learn.

Magic. Each green and growing thing. Each flower. Each creature that crawls or flies or hovers. Have you lost that magic or does it still live in your heart? Do you feel it when you walk through a garden or a forest? Do you feel it when you dig in the dirt?

You, too, are creative. You, too, are surrounded by beauty, living in a world filled with joy. Claim that joy. Pay attention. Focus on creating a…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 22
  • Joined April 23, 2009

Favorite materials

watercolor, yarn, fabric, vintage buttons

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mygiantstrawberry
inspired by nature, crafting joy

About

When you were a child did you have a secret place in the garden -- a tree to climb or a tunnel beneath the hedges? Do you have that same connection with trees and flowers and tiny crawling creatures as you did then? Maybe you do. Or maybe you yearn for it. A magical time where a rose unfurling was a fantastical sight and the language of the birds wasn't simply chirps and trills, but words that you might one day learn.

Magic. Each green and growing thing. Each flower. Each creature that crawls or flies or hovers. Have you lost that magic or does it still live in your heart? Do you feel it when you walk through a garden or a forest? Do you feel it when you dig in the dirt?

You, too, are creative. You, too, are surrounded by beauty, living in a world filled with joy. Claim that joy. Pay attention. Focus on creating a beautiful home filled with things that nourish your soul.

My art is a reminder to pay attention to the little things. It's a reminder to listen to whispers of magic coming from nature and the garden, to reconnect to the part of you that believes in giant strawberries.

Read more about the My Giant Strawberry adventure here:

www.mygiantstrawberry.com

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