Friday, June 15, 2018

Recent Photos

I set tea out on the balcony this afternoon with the small round table and the white patio chair.

With the weather, it was iced tea instead of hot served in a crystal glass.  Goodwill offered 10 glasses for $2.00 this week.  I filled a few holes in my collection.  A couple cobalt blue glass, this crystal and a few wine glasses for photography.

This daisy arrangement has lasted so well. 

The background is a wicker hat with a yellow organza ribbon and a coordinating Gerber daisy. 



I worked quite a few hours today framing the photos for the photography competition at the end of the month.  I prepared a how to on the basics.

The gallery had very specific requirements for the preparation of the frames for hanging. 

* Must use pivot hangers placed one third from the top of the frame.
* A paper dust cover on the back.
* The wire must be attached as shown with no sharp edges to scratch the wall.
* Bumper pads on the bottom corners.

I still need labels.

I will drop off these pieces on Saturday June 23, the reception is held Saturday, June 30 at 1:00-3:00 pm, they will be on display till Friday, July 20th

Cash prizes and a ribbon are available for winning.

Spruce Grove Art Gallery, 35-5th Avenue [Located in the Melcor Cultural Centre on the east side of King Street Plaza].  Here's a sneak peak to the pieces I am submitting.


I have seen this bush several times at a few locations over the last couple of weeks.  I just love the cluster of small flowers. 

When I take a photo then I am compelled to come home and find the name for it so that when I post it I have the right information.

This is Physocarpus opulifolius 'Summer Wine' commonly known as Ninebark.  My sister informs me that there a many varieties of this bush with different colored blooms and leaves.

Sharing with Share Your Cup #294 hosted by Jann at Daily Cup with Mrs. Olson.

With Tuesday Cuppa Tea hosted by Ruth at Antiques and TeaCups.

With Bernideen's Tea in the Garden.


5 comments:

  1. Gorgeous pictures!I love blue and yellow combinations,so cheerful.Hugs.

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  2. Sylvia, your pictures are always gorgeous. I'm sure you'll do well in the competition. That flower looks like what florists call wax flower, used as a filler in arrangements.

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  3. Summer wine...what a perfect name! And it reminds me of my latest 'drink'. I made some raspberry tea to drink cold and hubby added just a splash of local blackberry wine to it for a refreshing drink with dinner.

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  4. I've been drinking lots of iced tea too! Good luck with the photography competition!

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  5. Oh, Sylvia - what a lovely setting for tea ...

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