still life

By Rachel Awes on March 28, 2011


a couple versions of still life.

prettiest peace wishes to yours. xo


(& congratulations to the winner of the giveaway: mary ann from “firstborn”!)

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  1. Diane says:

    Ahh, one of my simple pleasures–enjoying a hot cup of coffee….or tea and Spring flowers

  2. Yael says:

    Coffee – and definitely spring flowers!!
    What a pleasure!Yes!

  3. Mmmmm stillness is so good. And your still life is lovely, Rachel.

    Happy Monday to you!

  4. Mary says:

    oh i love the first one bursting with life, bursting with color!!!

    hope all is well with you!

  5. I think both versions are pretty. A pretty still life(O:

  6. firstborn says:

    thank you soooooooooooo much rachel for your most generous giveaway! i still cannot believe that i won?! i’m thrilled beyond words! love your work! xo mary ann xo

  7. Tammie says:

    the word still has such power
    inspiring a depth of presence
    both ways

  8. Jessie says:

    Lovely style and colour!xx

  9. Oh this may be
    my favorite ever!!!!!
    Yes, yes, yes:)
    Love every bright orange
    and blue bit of it!
    Still (my pretty) life.
    oh rachel, how I do love this!
    It stills me.

  10. wanda miller says:

    YOU shall never cease to amaze me with your WIT! LOVE these and LOVE you…HAPPY HAPPY SPRING!! XOXO

  11. Congratulations, Mary Ann!

    Ahh, so very charming. I love to be still, and I love life. I love your still life.


  12. chrissy says:

    thump thump thump.
    gosh i love you…have i told you that recently?

  13. Julia says:

    Oh, how I love your pretty life. It leaves me gasping…the boundless beauty of you.


  14. Lisa says:

    I’ve been enjoying some still moments myself, Rachel.

    Beautiful colors, as always!

  15. Janet says:

    A cuppa and a flower….what more could one want? Beautiful. I especially like the one with the orange background. It just makes me smile.

  16. Big time love for these!!!!

  17. Oh Rachel, I love the brightness of your work. It always leaves me feeling happy. The version will all that bursting orange will be sunshine for me on this gray Oregon day.
    Much Love to you,

  18. sometimes my life is “still”…enjoying your interpretation!

  19. love your liveliness of your colors rich fun and playful!!!! colorfully inviting!

    coffee as a comfort
    flowers as spring into something new
    simple and beautiful
    thinking of you today friend,

  21. These pieces are so happy-pretty. And peace wishes to you too.

  22. ELK says:

    cheers as i raise my cup with you . happy in turquoise and orange & happy for your winner!!

  23. Love it when I’m reminded to “still my life” like you have done so beautifully here Rachel.

    Love, love, love it and you too!
    โ™ฅLee Ann

  24. the touches of turquoise are lovely

  25. karla says:

    Yes, yes, still my pretty life {and let me be okay that my pretty life is sometimes out of balance, and that the act of getting it back into balance is okay, too}. i read a little extra into your coffee cup on the table that to me, looks like it is balancing as if in a yoga pose.

  26. karla says:

    i forgot to mention how much i love your new profile picture … it’s gorgeous!

  27. Laura says:

    Great work and gorgeous blog! I love it here and am so glad I came across your blog!

  28. Jennifer says:

    Lovely! so simple and elegant and true!

  29. Onneke says:

    Gorgeous picture. Love the one with all the orange.

  30. Congratulations to Mary Ann!!! ๐Ÿ˜€ xo
    Beautiful pictures … I really love the one with orange in it. I love the word “still” right now. Your work brings me peace and makes me smile ๐Ÿ˜€
    Love to you Rachel xx00

  31. your work is absolutely lovely!

  32. Frivolitea says:

    Your illustrations are charming!

  33. elizabeth says:

    i like both. now i feel the urge to sit still for a moment and contemplate my own pretty life. thank you for that.

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