Thursday, 2 October 2014

Lantern Lighters

On the last weekend I had a small day out visiting the Cabarlah markets which is always an interesting visit. There a good array of stalls to look through and I noticed a lot were now selling handmade vintage craft items like tea cosy's and such. I came away with some books (of course) and a rooster tea towel with a crochet topper. All in all a good day out.

And a day at the market isn't a day out unless you buy something for morning smoko, I came home with a tray of different slices for $5.
I've also been working on some drawing's and paintings. Whimsy things with little stories I make up as I paint. Theatre Of The Lantern Lighters is a small piece which has possiblties for more ideas. I was making some Christmas paper lanterns (will be posting about that soon) for the tree at Christmas and I think that inspired this little painting.
I once read some where, God gave people Guardian Angels to look after them. To help look after the plant and animal kingdom he sent the Fairies. Another thing I read about Fairy origins is that they are the Angels who wouldn't take sides when God and Lucifer were at war; God banished them to Earth. I don't know about you but I like the first one better.
Now, I have some stitching to do.
I hope everyone is having a good day or evening wherever they are.

1 comment:

  1. Glad you had a good time at the market, Shiralee. I haven't been to those markets but hear they are good. I see you have changed your header. Very nice.