False Spring

It’s February turned April around here. Although it is a bit colder now, I’ve got bulbs sprouting and last year’s lettuce that I’ve been neglecting seems to be out in full regalia. The rabbits have lived comfortably all winter in the hutch my dad helped me make them out of an old dog house. They lounge and watch the birds in the yard and probably make snide comments under their breath when those silly dogs come out to frolic.

I’m still doing my best to eat more simply and healthfully with less meat. My favorite soup of the season seems to be french onion soup which is so, so easy. It also involves cheese, which is also a plus! My good friend Jenny gave me this large mug with Forget-Me-Nots on it for Christmas. When I saw it, I thought “now there’s a soup mug!”
I had meant to be packing the store full of originals this year, and that’s still my goal! I’ve just had some other projects come up first thing. I did add one of my favorite little paintings, Adalaide, to the shop yesterday though. She’s very pretty and so perfect for spring. I try not to have favorites when it comes to art, but she really is. She’s got light springtime colors, but there’s also a rich darkness to the piece as well, with lots of good aged crackle (you know I love the crackle. You can see more about the painting HERE.
Anyhow…Good news! I’m going to pick up the Little House prints today, plus more that I will add to the shop as well. Can’t wait to share all the new things with you!~
~H
EDIT: New prints now listed in the SHOP! Including the Little House prints! 😀

13 thoughts on “False Spring

  1. Beautiful painting Heather! I also love the photo of the sweet bunnies, they remind me of Spring and happy times to come. We have had so little snow this year that I fear some of my plants may put in an appearance ahead of time to their detriment. I hope I am wrong…..Let's keep happy thoughts only!Tina xo

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  2. We have been having an early spring but then coler weather is headed back this weekend for north central Florida. So, who knows what is going on! Adalaide is beautiful and that onion soup looks so inviting in your soup mug!2012 seems to be off to a very exciting start!

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  3. How wonderful Heather! Yes, these days are just teasers :)By the way, the lovely doily that you are sharing in your picture is the one similar to mine…it is gracing my computer table :)Be blessed,m.

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  4. Adalaide is SO lovely!! What a beautiful painting!Yes, we're having confusing weather here, too. Cold, warm, cold, warm and little snow, and some plants are pushing up already! French onion soup is my favorite!

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  5. Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. We've had a very mild winter in the UK until a week ago and we've had nothing but snow since. Your rabbits are so cute. We have two Rex rabbits, they're brothers but we had to separate them in to a hutch of their own as they fight. I'm going to have a look at you previous posts now, I want to see if you've got pictures of your Cavies, they're such wonderful dogs, aren't they?

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