Category Archives: Flowers

The Iris – Inspiration for the Fleur-de-lis

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The name Iris relates back to the Greek Goddess Iris, who was the messenger of the Gods. She personified a rainbow acting as a link between heaven and earth. The Greeks would plant a purple Iris on the graves of women, in hope that the Goddess would escort their souls safely on their journey to heaven.

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HAPPY EASTER – The Lent Lily

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In England, because of their long association with Lent, daffodils are known as the Lent Lily. Daffodils are not only a sign of the end of winter but they are considered a lucky emblem of future prosperity. In Wales, it’s said if you spot the first daffodil of the season your next twelve months will

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Travel Theme – Colourful

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This week’s Travel Theme is “Colourful”, which is perfect for what has been happening in SW Ontario this week. I created this artwork because over the last few days we have been dumped on with two full days of snowfall. Followed by two days of non-stop heavy rain. Today we have high speed winds and

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Spring

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This is Spring to me, beautiful flowers coming to life and there is nothing more ‘spring’ like than a beautiful Sunflower! Weekly Photo Challenge             Related articles Really Spring? Really? Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring Spring is here…or is it? Spring is Spring Afternoon Vignette

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Inside

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Sometimes I wish I could run and play ‘inside‘ a magic tree. Putting life’s responsibilities and worries on hold just for a little while as I enjoy a time and place where they just don’t exist! If you want to join in the fun this week click here for more information Weekly Photo Challenge. Related

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