A while back I entered in my little thoughts on a name for Lille's house over at ~This Time Tomorrow~. I really liked "The Lily Pad", it's such a cute, hip name. And out of 94 other peeps, my name was chosen!!!!
Lille is such a beautiful soul, filled with joy, wonder and creativity. Over the past few months, through various emails and reading her blog posts I've come to see her as truly open, honest and thoughtful. I feel blessed to have "met" her over bloggy-land and I someday hope to have her sense of open-heartedness.
The "prize" for winning, other than my name being chosen? A one of a kind, special just pour moi, painting by Lille!!! It arrived today after a long journey through Canada Post (who can be VERY slow over the holidays), just as Andrew was walking out the door for work.
Sigh. I had promised Lille that I would wait until Andrew took pictures of me opening my gift. So off I went to do some Baron Baptiste "Hot Yoga", my first yoga class back after my months of budget-drought.
The painting arrived in this lovely sewing box- yay reusing!As soon as he walked through the door, before even changing or eating supper, we opened the box.....
Being VERY careful not to cut anything possibly delicate inside.
Ouuuu!!! something is peeking through!
Seriously, I love getting mail... there was a huge mess on the floor...
SO BEAUTIFUL!!!! This is my "I am trying not to tear up cuz it's so perfect" look If you look closely, Lille painted a beautiful Goddess Spiral which sticks out, the middle part is an actual picture of me practicing yoga at the beach this Fall that she painted....
There I am! Lille even put SEA GLASS (sigh, so perfect) all around, with beads and bits. I'm holding up what I like to call "fairy poo" which are clear glass pebbles or marbles... :)
The beautiful spiral... I heart it very much
It's new home- where I can see it everyday that I sit to enjoy my supper, or while I see on our sofa..... A reminder of Joy, Peace, Love and Friendship.
On the back it says "Wear your Monkey Pants under your Yoga Pants!!!"
Thank you so very much Lille! I will treasure this piece of Love and Art for years to come!
Many Blessings :)
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