“Art is literacy of the heart” Elliot Eisner / “Arte não é pureza; é purificação, não é liberdade; é libertação.” Clarice Lispector

quinta-feira, 10 de abril de 2014

Her Spring

Quotes and Advice to Daughters in Victorian Times

  • Least said soonest mended.
  • Eavesdroppers never hear good of themselves.
  • A secret is only a secret when you don't tell anyone.
  • Protect yourself from other people's bad manners by a conspicuous display of your own good ones.
  • If you can't say something nice about someone don't say anything at all.
  • Elbows off the table, hands in laps.
  • Don't start until your mother is served.
  • Eat your greens or you will get warts.
  • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child.
  • Don't make mountains out of molehills.
  • Brush your hair one hundred times before bed.
  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
  • Source

For Lunagirl - Victorian Spring



Credits to Rucola Design - flower and background paper.

Poetic Postcards
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5 comentários:

  1. Beautiful, love your brilliant colors & the embroidery background! Thanks for sharing your work in my blog challenge! (Hint: You could also enter it in the "Lace & Doilies" challenge at craftingbydesigns.blogspot.com which I sponsoring!)

  2. Oh this is so beautiful and so detailed of my liking and your daughter advise ha-ha. Eat your greens or you will get warts? Funny.

    My Mom used to say. Eat your carrots you won't have to wear glasses. (Wrong.)

  3. Gorgeous work, a real Victorian Time beauty. Thanks for your mail. I tryed some filtters in PSE. There are many of them. Hugs,
    Soul sister

  4. Such a beautiful Victorian lady. And your advice was most interesting. I had never heard of the one about greens. I heard some pretty odd ones while growing up, though.

  5. Karla, This is now, my absolute favorite! Just stunning my dear! And I love those quotes you added! xoxo


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