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and fifty ...



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two simple birds hand cut from a photograph . taken in silent fog

vintage lace napkin showing soft wear of a life well lived

snip of scissors become wings . a bit raveled always

sewn together with thread and song of season


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so today is 49 and 50 . during the past year I missed a friday . or two

as 2011 simple bird simple word project is coming to a close soon

these song birds seemed just the ones to include as a pair

wishing you and yours a calm and bright holiday

from my simple space . blessings all

21 comments:

Anna at the Doll House said...

Such evocative images.

Wishing you a peaceful and joyful holiday.

Anna

Clare B said...

Beautiful Elk, have a wonderful and safe week.

rachel awes said...

these might be my favortie birdies. LOVE.
**happy holidays, dear!**
xox

maccandace said...

Perfect seasonal birds. Can't wait to see what you do on 2012!

nance marie said...

Blessings to you as well.

I agree, these make a mighty fine pair.

Jennifer Richardson said...

your simple space
and the birds who flourish there
have been pure gift to me
this year
and I send you heartthanks:)
-Jennifer

christinemyoung said...

photo birds ~ trees even, i love that they are wearing there home :)

beautiful ~ all of it

Jewels said...

Oh my, those are astonishing! Have a blessed Christmas... God is with us!

kt40s said...

elk I love these! happy Holidays to you and your family!
xo kt

mrs mediocrity said...

I love those birdies clipped from photos! Love! Wishing you a wonderful holiday filled with peace, joy and love.
xoxo
kelly

S. Etole said...

such simple beauty that you and your little birds have shared with us ... blessings, Elk, for this Christmas.

Joan Elizabeth said...

Elk, wishing you and your family a precious and wonderful time this Christmas day.

Marcie said...

What a clever and creative idea - to re-purpose a photograph. Well done! And - to you and yours - wishing you laughter and light this holiday season!

d smith kaich jones said...

these are amazing little birds. it's been a joy watching this evolution/project through the year and as it nears its end. i LOVE these.

Gayle at Planet M Files said...

They are so pretty and delicate looking. Beautiful winter birds. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Kanelstrand said...

Birds with woods as wings. How much more poetry does one need? Awesome and inspiring. Merry Christmas, ELK!

Kim Klassen said...

soooo lovely... always... my beautiful friend...

thank you for sharing at SS.

xo, Kim

elizabeth said...

Ohhhhhhhhh.

*happy sigh*

These are my new favorite birds.

Oliag said...

I think these just may be my favorites of the year! Hope your Holidays are delightful elk!
xoxo

becky said...

What a lovely ending to the project! See you in 2012...

koralee said...

Just want to say thank you for all your sweet friendship....may 2012 be a blessed and joyful year for you sweet friend. xoxxxo