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Spring Cheer

When all else fails you...when life is hard, when the skies are grey, when you aren't getting enough sleep at night, when your heart is heavy...when nothing feels quite right, there is always yellow. It's our fiscal year end at work. This means late nights, long hours, and a lot of extra work. In addition to my family situation, I have had some rough days. My husband - the most amazing and gentle soul on the planet - brought me these daffodils yesterday. He didn't realize that there was a rogue orange-centered daffodil (my absolute favorite flower on the planet) tucked away amidst the others. I'm so grateful. Here they are on my desk at work:



I'm going to spend my lunch break finalizing a couple of pieces I'm working on. I had to shorten the toothy tusk of a narwhal I've been working on for what seems like weeks. His tusk was so long that he flooped over on it. It was kind of silly. That's what you get when you make the tusk first! Or tooth. Or horn?

Wishing you all daffodils and blue skies. Spring is coming...

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  1. Gorgeous flowers and gorgeous husband:) When you´re a little down, you can always needlefelt a tiny yellow chick (just for yourself) to cheer you up!

    xo: Sz

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