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PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:28 pm 
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I was looking around the internet last night and Googled "how to paint a simple flower" and came across this picture
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It reminded me of the Queen Anne's Lace that my grandmother and I used to pick for bouquets. Anyway, I thought it would be a really easy flower to start out with so I made another AJ page. It's not quite right, but hey, I can't paint or draw so I'm pretty pleased with it.
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Über nice!!

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I think it's STUNNING!!! :creating:

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fantastic!

we used to pick bouquets of Queen Anne's Lace and then dye them with food coloring. We loved our rainbow of flowers

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That turned out great.

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if you're not an artist, you're well on your way with this one!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:36 pm 
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Looks fantastic, Sue!! Everything you touch turns into something pretty!


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:38 pm 
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It's so very pretty!
We used to pick it and come home covered with chiggers. Year after year. You'd think we'd learn, right?

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Sue, looks great to me!

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Beautiful! We used to pick them and color with food coloring too.

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pugmom wrote:
but hey, I can't paint or draw


I'm afraid I would have to argue with you
on that statement. That's a mighty fine rendition
of Queen Anne's Lace

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There are cultivated Queen Anne's Lace strains now - I've even seen pink ones. We used to pick the wild ones and flatten them in books, then frame the dried blooms on colored matte board. Very pretty.

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Beautiful - and I'd agree - you can draw

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Sue that is absolutely wonderful.

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