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“A Southern Cross Springtime”


Description from MaryLou: The Southern Cross is a constellation of five stars that is a prominent feature of the night sky and is only visible in the southern hemisphere.It is a navigational feature and intended to represent Australia's geographical location. (Springtime in Australia!)


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  1. Chicky Red-haired Grammy
    Chicky Red-haired Grammy says:

    Very interesting use of colours and textures to segue from parched desert to lovely blooming flowers. The Southern Cross and the North Star in the Big Dipper – however did navigators manage before the “discovery” of these magical constellations? Fell off the edge of the earth, I imagine :-)

  2. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Another lovely pick! Thanks for sharing the constellation info too. :)

    KATHERINE T says:

    Every pick tells a story and yours certainly does.

  4. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    MaryLou, you are on a roll with these gorgeous picks! Love the lavendar and honey tones together. Beautiful!

  5. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Although I love fall colors, I’m delighted that you remembered that it’s springtime somewhere ! You have created a gorgeous representation of dawn down under – - -

  6. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Absolutely stunning! I’ve been collecting lots of honey colors but hadn’t decided what to do with them. You’ve given me several new ideas. Thanks!!!

  7. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    And thanks for reminding me of the cute little gecko. He’s now in my bag.

  8. Laud
    Laud says:

    Spring in Australia…wisteria vines devouring houses…purple fields. Ah! Great pick.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  10. MaryLou
    MaryLou says:

    Thanks! I really appreciate your opinions. :P

  11. Robin nursechick
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  12. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    our Aussie friend, Franny, will love this one – as we all do. Beautiful colors & textures in this one. Great pick!

  13. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Where was I when this was posted?? To the faves! I have only seen the southern cross once–from an airplane headed to the Philippines.

  14. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Congratulations on your pick being a weekly favorite!!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    MaryLou, Congrats on this lovely pick being chosen as one of the weekly fav!

  16. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Congrats on being in the weekly favorites !

  17. Frida
    Frida says:

    Ohhh I love this pick! Congrats on being a fave :D

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