Tiny Acorns, Mighty Oaks

October 4, 2013

“Might oaks from tiny acorns grow.”
— English proverb

Watercolor sketch of three acorns

Watercolor sketch of three acorns

Gift for my daughter on the occasion of her 25th birthday

Gift for my daughter on the occasion of her 25th birthday

Today I’m sharing yet another watercolor painting of this season’s acorns.  I framed this sketch and presented it with a small jar of acorns to my daughter for her 25th birthday.  She’s a teacher, and I thought these small gifts would look nice on her desk at school — a reminder of her work preparing the soil for her students to thrive and grow.




7 Responses to “Tiny Acorns, Mighty Oaks”

  1. camilla wells paynter Says:

    What a lovely gift–simple and from the heart! Your staging for the photo is, as always, a delight!

    Your sketches would make beautiful gift cards….hint, hint….

  2. Ladybug Entertainment Says:

    I can sense the love that went into this watercolor. I could only wish for a mom like you. B

  3. Adrienne Says:

    I would certainly buy gift tags of your paintings. I have birthday gifts to buy in Oct, May, August, Feb., April. couldn’t you give it a try like on pinterest? If you’re looking for something new for time instead of blogging. But please keep an occasional blog. I do love hearing about your world!

  4. Elisa Says:

    what a present!!!

  5. Judy Says:

    Beautiful sketch and such a nice gift!

  6. shoreacres Says:

    Simply lovely. I was going to ask – I’m heading back up to Kansas this month and will be in Council Grove. Would you like me to see if I can find you some of those large bur oak acorns from the famous tree? I’d be happy to do so.

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