I’m not a pink person. But these lovely Gerbera daisies and mums, and daisies just greeted me as I walked into Trader Joes. I would like to paint them also with some black in the background. Or some aqua.






Floribunda roses- a little past their prime at the Denver Botanic gardens. Watercolor and ink painting on heavy watercolor paper with machine stitching.

 

And here is an image of something I must have had in the early 60’s that is reminding me now of my machine stitching into watercolors. The mind works in very strange ways.vintage stitching cards web


These gorgeous succulents are from the gardens outside the Orchid building at the Denver Botanic Gardens. I painted them with water color, then drew into them with some pencils. Then stitched with machine embroidery.