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September 13, 2020
Sunday Quilt Inspiration: SUNRISE / SUNSET from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

Sunrises and sunsets, when I get to see them in person, remind me of the beauty of individuality. Every one is stunningly beautiful and stunningly different. In fact, I've been on my way home, seen a gorgeous sunset out of my windshield, and pulled over several times to take pictures of the same sunset. 

One time, while driving across the I-10 bridge in Baton Rouge the sunset looked like it could not get any better, so I pulled over in Lobdell to take a photo. Then on Hwy. 190, it changes before my eyes--every few minutes the colors become ...

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June 11, 2020
Pin It Weekly #340 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

Happy Weekly! I hope you are enjoying your week. We are set to vacay in Galveston soon. It's a family (the whole family) vacation. So I thought I'd look at some art that would help me get into the mood of beach, sun and water. These are from my board abstract art paint oil pastel prints


Painting by June Yan.

abstract art


Painting by June Yan.

Artist Jill Van Sickle  Painting, artwork, abstract

Carin Lundblad

Michele Hoben, Paintings and Drawings

These are pins from a quick search on Galveston Island.  

Best Things to Do on Galveston Island

Galveston Fun Maps – Galveston Island Guide

Beach Pictures: View Images of Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

Galveston, Texas - cherished memories of many long summer days spent at Galveston Island State Park before hurricane Ike ravaged her beautiful shore

Things to do in Galveston - Besides the Beach

at moody gardens, galveston. - Picture of Galveston Island, Texas ...

Have you been to Galveston? It's a lovely island that packs lots of fun in a little space. Many of those places are within walking distance from our hotel. Of course ...

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May 4, 2020
Bias Tape Appliqué from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hello my fellow makers!

It has been a while since my last post, I missed so much connecting with you! To make a good come back I decided to co-design a wall art with my little one, Carlota. She loves to participate in my projects, and I love to keep her busy and motivated with creative tasks.

When she showed me her drawing of a rainbow that is also a sun to bring joy and happiness to our lives, I decided to use the bias tape appliqué technique to translate her idea into our quilty project. Today we will talk ...

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March 9, 2020
Sunday Quilt Inspiration: Sunset / Sunrise from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

Yesterday my sister, Courtney, and I were driving home from visiting another sister, Laura. At the top of an overpass, Courtney exclaimed, "Oh look!" We had a perfect view of one gorgeous sunset. 


I got only a glimpse because I was driving and this particular overpass makes a serious curve away from the setting sun. Nevertheless, I shared a spectacular moment with Courtney. She has dementia, so every lucid moment is important.



As we drove along, she kept looking back and naming the colors in the sky and I enjoyed the few minutes that she was able to verbalize the ...

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