Wednesday, February 16, 2011

First Blush


I bud forth delights like the vine,
my blossoms become fruit, fair and rich.
I am the mother of fair love, and of fear,
and of knowledge, and of holy hope.
In me is all grace of the way and of the truth,
in me is all hope of life and of virtue.

Come to me, you yearning ones, and be filled,
for my speech is sweeter than honey,
my inheritance better than honey and the honeycomb.
........Ecclesiastes 24:23-31


This is my entry for this week's Take A Word challenge where the theme is "Romance". Ah what a romantic week this has been in blogland! Lots of pink, lots of hearts, lots of poetry. Hope this can last all year!
Imagery credits go to Dover, Google images, Finecrafted designs, Holliewood at Deviantartscraps and my own digital background papers.

22 comments:

  1. This is very beautiful and yet very romantic too, Lori. Maybe a bit sad too, but perhaps she's just missing someone. I really really love this!

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  2. Lori....super beautiful..and elegant...dreamy too..i always enjoy your magical realm here and love going on an inner journey with these visual treats..beautiful post!

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  3. This is so special, I can relate to this as I am a blusher myself (painfully shy as a child and blushed always when I didn't want to. Blushing because of love, now that's a different story, wonderful Lori! Really beautiful!

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  4. Lori, this is a wonderful one both in print and word....the layering is awesome.........You did a great job with this challenge....

    I haven't done any digi collage in awhile and I am anxious to get back to it.....I love playing with photoshop.....

    Hugs

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  5. Gorgeous, as ususal, Lori! In my eyes, you are the Queen of blending and layering :)

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  6. Very gorgeous, Lori. Your digital art pieces are so beautiful.

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  7. Lori, your talent with a mouse never ceases to amaze and delight. What a beautiful piece! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  8. Romantic is a perfect description of another gorgeous composition. Lovely process. Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  9. This is beautiful, Lori. I love the delicate colouring and you are just the master of layering!

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  10. So beautiful! the young lady looks so dreamy and shy, I love she. Your creations are ever fantastic and magical.

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  11. Lori, your fantastic layering techniques make your piece a wonderful image to look at. You have combined very interesting and different elements to a beautiful way. Thank you for the beautiful text as well!

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  12. it looks so dreamy... actually, seeing it beside your profile photo, there are similarities...
    wonderful piece again, lori!

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  13. I love Dante Rossetis Artwork.
    Can´t get enough of it.

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  14. That's a beautiful lady, she looks very dreamy. Love the brick-layer.

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  15. I like all the different things that are overlapping- the wall, the writing, the shapes. It really is wonderful Lori.

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  16. Lori, I am in awe of the wonderful layering and blending that has gone in to creating this very beautiful collage. Bravo.

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  17. So so beautiful Lori. The layering is perfect and a great inspiration for me. Stunning work.

    Have a wonderful weekend my dear.

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  18. Gorgeous! Your layering is amazing! xxoo

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  19. Lori your digetal work is gorgeous and so special, love it.
    Anni

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  20. Lori, sorry I am late with my comment. (I got it in just in time). Your romance artpiece is exquisite. The design is magical. I love the way the face is superimposed on the wall. One of your very best (but they are all THE BEST). Fantastic.

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