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Sunday, April 28, 2013

"Yellow Rose" – Postcard


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This week’s Take A Word challenge was "Beautiful."

I followed my muse, which took me in an unexpected direction from what I originally imagined for this theme (beautiful woman).

The vintage images are from Old Design Shop (see the side of my blog for links). I changed the color of the rose.

The font is Honey Script Semi-Bold.

The words are from this Whittier poem:

The garden rose may richly bloom
In cultured soil and genial air,
To cloud the light of Fashion’s room
Or droop in Beauty’s midnight hair,
In lonelier grace, to sun and dew
The sweetbrier on the hillside shows
Its single leaf and fainter hue,
Untrained and wildly free, yet still a sister rose!

Whittier—The Bride of Pennacook. Pt. III. The Daughter.

9 comments:

Anjas-Artefaktotum said...

Beautiful postcard, love the soft yellow coloring with spring feeling.

DeniseinVA said...

This is lovely, a really pretty postcard.

Icy BC said...

It is beautiful, indeed!

(http://www.beyondzephyr.com)

My Creative Life said...

Anne this is so beautifully made, love the rose and the poem, great work.
Anni

Lori Saul said...

Truly beautiful art and words Anne!

indybev said...

Beautiful art, enhanced by the lovely Whittier poem. Thanks for sharing!

Louis la Vache said...

«Louis» thanks you for your recent visit to San Francisco Bay Daily Photo.

Ritva said...

Lovely, nostalgic card, beautiful words,

Yvonne said...

Oh, this is beautiful, Anne!