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Monday, November 12, 2007


i keep these feathers in a jar by the sink, and close to my heart. i have collected them over the years in my walks through the woods. my sister also collected some of them for me in the woods where she lives... they make me think of her.

~Nita~

18 comments:

kate said...

I love the way you were able to resize the picture in your post below and use it for your header! It is a wonderful picture - I loved the butterfly and the dragonfly. The feathers are beautiful too ... I love how certain objects remind us of important people and things in our lives.

Bobbie said...

Nita, you have a way with this collages of things. Love these feathers.

Donna said...

Those feathers are Beautiful!! What a sweet reminder.

Lee W. said...

love the collage! I collect feathers too- but most are the boring, big black ones from the buzzards that sit outside in our trees!

red tin heart said...

Kate: Thank you. Each object in the photo holds memories for me that i treasure. I was so happy I was able to use it for the header too. True objects do hold memories... xoxo nita

bobbie: thank you so much, wait until you see the photo I have for tonight. I worked on it last night. Mixing colors and differnt things together. xoxo nita

Donna: thank you, they remind me of better times... xoxo nita <3

red tin heart said...

lee: i am laughing right now imagining this!! the buzzards... e-mail your address and i will give you some of my feathers. you need more than buzzard feathers! smile..xoxo nita

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...

Hi Nita,

What a poetic picture and I love the new header you made! I have never collected feathers, but now when I see one, I will think of you :)

Hugs,
Dena

red tin heart said...

dena: thank you luv. i have alot more in my jar, but i liked some of these the best. i have a raven feather i am going to do something with this week. it is so pretty...
have a great day. xoxo nita

PixieDust said...

What a beautiful collection... they must allow your dreams to soar, yes?

:-)

red tin heart said...

pixie: i love the way you worded that...they must allow your dreams to soar. you have such a gift with your word usage. xoxo nita

muddy red shoes said...

I love feathers too, like dreams of flight.

red tin heart said...

muddy red shoes: i love the way you write as much as you paint. xoxo nita

RedBessBonney said...

Thanks for visiting my blog! I love the feathers!

red tin heart said...

redbessbonney: thank you sweetie. i enjoyed your 30 days of gratitude. xoxo nita

Leah said...

nita!! i *love* these collages you've done with objects you love! they're simply gorgeous! i especially love the one you chose for your banner. feels like home. :-)

red tin heart said...

leah: thank you! i love collecting, i am a bit of a rat packer, but i try to keep the collections put up neatly...try. xoxo nita

Amy Wagner said...

I also collect feathers. They go so well with my birds' nests and my general love of birds.
I think finding a bright Blue Jay feather on the ground is like a smile from God.
Amy

red tin heart said...

Amy: That is neat that collect them too. xoxo Nita

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