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Cupcake meets Bonsai…

November 10, 2014

Why yes!
says the age old Bonsai…

a Pink Cupcake can fix a lot! 

Cupcake meets age-old Bonsai © Lisa Rivas

Cupcake meets age-old Bonsai © Lisa Rivas


 A cupcake is a smile with frosting. —unknown

November 2014 Calendar

November 1, 2014

November 2014 Calendar:  Autumn Inflorescence

November 2014 Calendar © Lisa Rivas

A GIFT! Download a digital calendar of mine to be used on all of your tech devices,
like a screensaver / wallpaper on a computer, laptop, smart phones and tablets. Only of personal use please.
:: Enjoy ::

November downloadable calendar ©LisaRivas

download : widescreen 1 | widescreen 2  | fullscreen 1 – iPad landscape | iPad vertical | fullscreen 2
iPhone3 – iPhone4 | iPhone5 a - iPhone5 b | iPhone6 – Samsung Galaxy


“November comes and November goes,
With the last red berries and the first white snows…
- Elizabeth Coatsworth

Note: I’ll have one for December too!

Indigo Blossoms…

October 14, 2014

Indigo Blossoms… waiting for those seeds for next years planting.

indigo-flowers LisaRivas

I harvested all the blossoms, even the tiniest ones and put them all in water until they matured into seeds.

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Indigofera Tinctoria bears the common name true INDIGO. The plant was one of the original sources of indigo dye. True indigo is a shrub one to two meters high. It may be an annual, biennial, or perennial,
depending on the climate in which it is grown.
It has light green pinnate leaves and sheafs of pink or violet flowers as seen above.


 For more info on: How to Grow Indigofera Tinctoria? VISIT


Eternal Terrarium

August 26, 2014

“Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.

But you are eternal and you are the mirror.”

Khalil Gibran, The Prophet

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“From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them,
and that is eternity.” ― Edvard Munch

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“We’re always thinking of eternity as an idea that cannot be understood, something immense. But why must it be? What if, instead of all this, you suddenly find just a little room there, something like a village bath-house, grimy, and spiders in every corner, and that’s all eternity is. Sometimes, you know, I can’t help feeling that that’s what it is.”
― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

Fresh and precious!

July 24, 2014

My e-Stamp Yellow Warbler - an archival pigment print is featured in:

Another beautiful Etsy treasury created by the talented Irith Mashiah,
she creates beautiful handmade jewelry from silver gold and stones. 

Fresh Summer Finds treasury by riorita

Irith is endlessly searching for new ideas. and it shows in her wonderful jewelry!
Here is a sampling of some of her unique & precious pieces:

 
Visit her store: RioRita Jewelry


Click to hear the Nashville Warbler sing