Friday, October 11, 2013

Jewel Weed

If you get into poison ivy this plant can help. you crush the stem and rub the liquid all over any itchy spots. I have never needed it but we would always stop on walks along dirt roads so I could touch the seed pods as a kid and watch them burst. Well, I still do it now if I have the chance. Also the bees love 'em so I took a bunch of photos this summer trying to get a perfect bee shot. Didn't happen....
 






 
 


 
Just the slightest touch
and the insides spring outside!
You'll do it again...


 
Here's my Jewel weed mandala...
 


 
 
 

17 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Your lines are perfection!

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  2. Your painting is awesome. Really beautiful

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  3. Your haiku, pictures, video, and water colors touch and soothe all the hurt and itchy spots in my heart... like a salve it is to come here. Thank you Andrea for the beauty you share.

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  4. gorgeous artwork. Happy PPF, Annette x
    http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. Beautiful photos and great Haiku. Love your Jewel Weed piece as well. Thank you. Have a great day.
    gloria

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  6. Photographs, paintings, bees, butterflies and words....all comforting.

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  7. The plant, bugs, buterflies and spiders are fantastic, I love the picture. Blessings, Janet PPF

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  8. Truly excellent work! LOVE the butterflies :)

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  9. such a treasure trove of beauty and sensual delight. thank you for sharing a blossom that turns inside out! who would have guessed?

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  10. So beautiful! Your butterflies are so good in this composition.

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  11. Breathtaking! Wow, Andrea! So beautiful!

    Popping those little pods looks like fun :)

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  12. Wonderful photos and the mandala is really brilliant, luscious nature feeling, love it! <3

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  13. Gorgeous painting! You really captured the flowers, butterflies and bugs beautifully!

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  14. I love the combination of your soft watercolor with the intricate details in the mandala... Beautiful!
    xo
    Kristin

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  15. So gorgeous !
    You did such a beautiful job with this jewel !
    Happy Tuesday !

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