pretty petals

By Rachel Awes on June 15, 2010

this picture washed over my sleepy eyes when i woke up one morning & now i send out pretty petal holdings to each of you, when & where you need them, with love.

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  1. Lori says:

    I am LOVING all of the colors in this! I would love to meet you in person- you are so lovely!

  2. Kelly Berkey says:

    Beautiful Rachel!! What a dear vision for first thing in the morning!
    loves and hugs,

  3. ELK says:

    when they appear in that way it is so important to lay it down on paper..ideas upon waking ..a gift

  4. Whosyergurl says:

    I love what you draw and I love what you say! You must have the most beautiful soul!
    xo, Cheryl

  5. Kim Mailhot says:

    Beautiful…feeling the need to pull off those bruised and crushed petals that surround me and let the new ones stretch…
    Big love to you, Sweet Rachel.

  6. Ces says:


    I just spent the last, hmnnn…I can’t remember how long, maybe fifteen minutes scrolling through your blog and I really like your art! All these colorful lines and words! Thank you for stopping by and saying hello. I am glad you did. Isn’t Vanessa great? Have a great day.

  7. Hi Rachel – I just found your blog and love it. A great message on each of your pieces. I especially love your most recent post. Cheers!

  8. Nevin says:

    The best painting is come from your heart.. this so beautiful XX

  9. well i can say ‘ditto’

    or maybe I will say….

    i too love this
    like crazy
    deeply too!

    you’re sweet! and cute!
    thanks for stopping in to see me!

    ciao bella
    creative carmelina

  10. Kolleen says:

    oh pretty petals fall over me!!!!

    this is such a beautiful vision….from beautiful you!

    you have such a way with words Rachel….such a gift of insight and love and warmth.

    thank YOU.


  11. Faiza says:

    whata beautiful life! counting gratitude for the petals in mine!

  12. chrissy says:

    i need lots and lots of pretty petals these days…it seems i just can.t get through a day without someone holding me in one way or another.
    love your mind in this beautiful friend with blue toenails…how perfect.

  13. lovely! just like you dear friend. xo

  14. Jennifer says:

    beautiful art and thought for the day, a needed pick-me-up for my heart today 🙂

  15. lori vliegen says:

    beautiful petals lovingly painted by beautiful, colorful YOU!! it’s perfect, sweet pea! xox, :))

  16. S. Etole says:

    what a happy-hearted thought to begin the day …

  17. so absolutely lovely! i just adore the color combination! how beautiful! thank you so much for sharing your beautiful artwork and amazing spirit!

    best wishes!

  18. Megan Coyle says:

    This is just blooming with beauty 🙂

  19. naomi orana says:

    so fun and bright, you just can’t help smile :))

  20. Carissa says:

    ohhhhh and now it gets to wash over me! how lucky am i?! very-very-very! i’m nearing sleepy time so it is just as dreamy as it must have been in your pretty head during wake. i love finding images in my head in the morning! a reason to spring out of bed + BLOOM more loveliness <-- THIS you do SO WELL my dearest creative soul sister!!!! so much love to you,

  21. What a nice thick petal bed. Flowers are so tiny and sooo uplifting. Beautiful!

  22. emorinemarie says:

    ohhhh !! merci beaucoup !! bonne journée

  23. Wowza! This jumped out at me from my Facebook page to let me know a new Rachel Awes original was up. So vivid and soul-stirring! And I bet underneath all those pretty petals she has sparkly blue toes. 🙂

  24. patricia says:

    Thanks for your visit, I see beatiful colors in your works, besitos paty

  25. The colors so pretty…I especially love the blue and magenta color together. I love popping into your blog to catch some of the positive energy here. Thanks! Sending good thoughts your way!

  26. aimee says:

    she looks like she bloomed directly from a peacock flower! absolutely fabulous!!

  27. PBsArtStudio says:

    stunning artwork! so colorful and happy.. love it!thanks for visiting me!

  28. Shona Cole says:

    many smiles

    thank you for your good wishes on my son’s broken leg. he is in such better spirits now he has a cast on. the body’s healing property is an amazing thing!

  29. Kathianne says:

    I agree with Lori. I would love to meet you in person too because you are lovely!

  30. This is a beautiful picture. I love all your sweet drawings, they are so lovely and colorful. thank you for sharing.

  31. What a gorgeous splash of color! It’s as if she is being held aloft by a geyser of love. 🙂

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