Riddle Me Mail - January
Happy New Year - 2019!
November was a snowy month. Unusually so. But it worked to my advantage. I scurried outside to make my 12th winter beauty. She's got a kale hat and collar, a lingering burning bush leaf for her mouth, the center of the black-eyed Susan for eyes, and a hydrangea leaf for her nose. I'm not sure what the plants are that make up her hair, but she's the first blonde I've made.
And of course, her necklace is a string of cranberries.
The backyard after the storm. The snow muffles the sounds of the neighborhood and with this one, everything looked as though it had been frosted. At least for a little while.
The Full Moon Walk
Here's a photo from my full moon walk. Now that nearly all of the snow that came in November is melted, I'm not sure our walk would have been as bright ... but that moon!
Impatiens and Seedlings
Here's an image of my hanging basket (set down on the porch for watering and some loving care). The Impatiens were pink, but I shifted the color to orange in this month's artwork. What do you think? Would you have preferred pink?
When I read about January being Mail Order Gardening Month, I had to research Impatiens. I wasn't sure what the seeds looked like, and discovered they are teeny tiny, just specks. Barely larger than poppy seeds, they made the perfect addition to this month's artwork.
Are you a gardener? Do you order seeds in January?
A New Tagline
I'm always trying to come up with new ways to describe Riddle Me Mail.
I thought this was a good tagline:
A month of delightful distraction.
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