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Flowers

By daringdaphne
This is for Andrew, who knows a lot about flowers, wild and cultivated. Impressed as I was with his knowledge, I bought this suite of playing cards each picture being a work of art by a great lady. Unfortunately the owner of the shop had run out of boxed copies and it will be months before he can get more of these for these are special. Each one of these wild flowers is mentioned in a Shakespeare play. Strangely enough they weren't selling too well, but I thought what a wonderful thing and wouldn't leave the shop attached to a museum, till the curator; had rang head office and allowed me to purchase them.
Hope you are all surviving the cold, and the fog. Thanks for looking and thanks again!

Daphne.

Tags: General Columbine Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wild flowers card suit

Voters: digiray63, Badgerfred, aitchbrown and 12 more


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Comments


digiray63 14 4 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2008 11:26PM
They look great, a very nice purchase and you certainly played your cards right.
Ray
20 Feb 2008 11:27PM
Nice image and story Daphne,
Fred.
dawnmichelle 13 12 United States
21 Feb 2008 6:15AM
great idea and it works well with the write up too
User_Removed 14 16 England
21 Feb 2008 9:06AM
Beautiful cards and probably a collectors item in the future. You've displayed them well and thanks for the informative description
Andrew
PS who's this Andrew fellow? Do I know him? Wink
daringdaphne 17 82 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2008 11:38PM
Yes Andrew: it could be YOU! I love the latin inscritions and attention to detail in your work, so yes this is for you.


Daphne
JimV 14 6 3 Canada
23 Feb 2008 3:24AM
So unique....in every way Daphne....and a great presentation, well done!
Rgds., Jim
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
23 Feb 2008 4:25PM
Hi Daphne,
this is a real eye catcher,stunning cards i'm not surprised they caught yours,what i am surprised at is they weren't selling. Brilliant photograph.take care,AnnSmile
Pegon 15 78 1 England
24 Feb 2008 11:00PM
Nice one Daphne.
Pete.

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