woodland of my heart

By Rachel Awes on December 6, 2010

(etsy added w/love)

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  1. Yael says:

    Oh thank you so much for it Rachel – I will cherish it and tend to it and care for it!

    And: What a sweet drawing, so lovely, I like that green – of the woodland – yes of course I do…

  2. Oh this is sooooooo gosh darn sweet! It’s a wonderful piece. I love the words. Wishing you and yours the sweetest wishes of the Holiday Season. May it be filled with lots of laughter and love and creative flow! Wishing you all the very best.

  3. How thoroughly ‘deer’!
    Beautifully, absolutely dear:)
    I love your woodland, Rachel.
    -vast and fertile and nurturing
    and healing and inspiring.
    No wonder this deer
    touches my heart so.
    Thanks for sending him
    along to nuzzle my spirit
    this morning:)

  4. Mary says:

    many a time i looked out my window to see a deer grazing believing it was a kiss from God. there is something so gentle about them.

    Rachel this is lovely!!

    Grace and peace

  5. Cathy Bueti says:

    Awww! Rachel! Love this!! We have many deer that pass through our yard especially this time of year. They are wondrous to look at! Beautiful post! 🙂

  6. S. Etole says:

    The deer do capture my heart as well …

  7. AW this is so sweet.

  8. Briana says:

    Rachel, I don’t know how you do it. Every single piece of art you make is so special, unique and clever. I so appreciate your efforts and that you are sharing your art with the world!

  9. Awwww! LOVE! Makes me miss the fallow deer that lived across the road from us.

    Love the green!

  10. Julia says:

    Oh, Rachel…your precious gift has been received.

    My heart
    thank you.

  11. Eden says:

    Rachel, I don’t know how you do it….but each of your girls is as ADORABLE as the next!! And what special messages you portray!!! I love her!!! Will you do any Christmas elves-y girls???

  12. Whosyergurl says:

    woodland of my heart…I love your words. Seems we are all walkin’ in a winter wonderland.
    XO, Cheryl

  13. LauraX says:

    so sweet….I love the idea of a woodland in our hearts!

    amazingly, the word verification was “comin”…an invitation into that very woodland…cool!

  14. Lisa says:

    that green sends me!! and matching with the deer like sisters, green green spring green woodland travels!

  15. You are such a sweetheart, this is beautiful!

  16. Nancy says:

    Thank you for this precious message……Deer wonder through our mountain yard and always make me think of peace and joy……

  17. beautiful. i love that shade of green – it is divine, just like you & your deer!!!

  18. Kolleen says:

    tenderness….that is what i see when i look at this time.

    simply tenderness.

    loving you

  19. chrissy says:

    dear little deer…
    who fills my heart
    with woodland green
    friendship butterflies


    as i place my hand over my heart in truest awe fashion
    of mbfinm!

    this RINGS in perfect pitch to my soul.
    oh gosh how i love you!


  20. aimee says:

    to use your word, i can’t think of anything ‘deerer’ than this!

  21. Dee says:

    Here are four hearts for each of the posts I just read..♥ ♥ ♥ ♥. I love the simplicity in your art.

  22. Tammie says:

    ah, thank you
    your deer is well received and I smile.

  23. Precious!! I just love the idea of “a woodland of my heart”, just beautiful and so poetic! xoxo

  24. Lisa says:

    Oh and how joyfully we will play! 🙂

  25. ELK says:

    oh this is just what I needed today ..how did you know?! you are so very special and your illustration touches my heart ..makes me smile!!

  26. Kathianne says:

    On Sunday I was in Barnes and Noble. I picked up a magazine and was looking through it. And there you were! Girl, I am so proud of you! Congrats on your Artful Blogging feature!

  27. Megan Coyle says:

    your words and drawings make me smile 🙂

  28. Lori says:

    Oh I LOVE deer! This is one of my favorites Rachel. pure sweetness

  29. Such a sweet drawing and saying. Thanks for the pick me up. Love that celery green color too.

  30. This is precious Rachel, as always I love the colors.

  31. Sheer bliss and beauty. Oh, Rachel. The deer is precious. Green is the perfect color, so full of youth and life and optimism. And I love the way her hair is tied just so.


  32. Carissa says:

    Oh deeeeeeer!!! I love this green heart centered dear!

    You are


    oh yes!


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