Flowers, Paper Art and Summer Reading

This drought just seems to go on and on. Our lawn is yellow and I have lost about half of my potted flowers to record high temperatures. I guess that explains why I'm looking at flowers in illustrations. 

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Jennifer Collier, an artist who resides in Britain, fashions everyday items from
vintage paper by stitching, waxing, bonding and trapping. Visit her website to see more of the delightful objects that she has created.

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Summer is a great time for children to read, especially on days where it's too hot to go outside. Reading for pleasure is a wonderful habit to foster and so important in this age of technology.