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Una danza di Mezza Estate / A Midsummer dance

A marzo chiedevo alle mie lettrici se sarebbero state disposte a danzare insieme alle fate...
Oggi, notte di Mezza Estate, apice della bella stagione, vi propongo questo nuovo baktus del colore delle Fairy Pools. Ne avete mai sentito parlare? Si trovano nella lontana Scozia, sulla selvaggia isola di Skye, e sono speciali pozze la cui acqua assume un colore turchese davvero magico, e in cui naturalmente le fate amano radunarsi per trovare un po' di fresco durante i giorni più caldi dell'anno...
Ho scelto questo colore per il mio secondo baktus proprio perché mi ha colpita la sua tonalità brillante, che mi ha immediatamente ricordato quei luoghi incantati, così simili a quelli che si trovano lungo il torrente che attraversa il mio bosco, e dove sono certa che le fate danzano e si rinfrescano numerose...

Ho usato un mio schema, ispirato ad alcuni lavori visti in rete, e sono molto soddisfatta del risultato finale. Anche il bordino a contrasto, che vorrei richiamasse il movimento dell'acqua sia nei colori che nella forma, è una mia creazione, piuttosto semplice, ma credo che l'effetto generale sia piacevole, che ne dite?

In March I asked my readers if they would dance with fairies...
Today, on Midsummer night, climax of the warm season, I'm showing you this new baktus whose colour reminds me of Fairy Pools. Have you ever heard about them? They're far away, in Scotland, on the bonnie and wild Isle of Skye, and they're special pools whose water is  of a magical turquoise shade, and the fairies love to gather there to find somewhere cool during the hottest days of the year...
In fact, I chose this colour for my second baktus because its brightness caught my eye, and it immediately reminded me of those far enchanted places, so similar to those I'm lucky enough to see through the stream that runs through my wood - where I'm sure many fairies dance and bathe...

I used my own pattern, inspired by some works I've seen online, and I'm very satisfied with the final result. The edge, which in my mind should recall the running water both in colours and in shape, is a creation of mine as well, pretty simple, but I think the overall effect is pleasing - what do you think?

Se vi piacerebbe indossarlo o regalarlo trovate questo baktus nel mio shop, o se preferite potete come sempre contattarmi via e-mail.
If you'd like to wear this baktus, or to make a present of it, you can find it for sale in my shop, or you can send me an e-mail, as always.


  1. Ma proprio bello il tuo baktus...con i colori del tuo ruscello e del laghetto delle fate scozzesi...faccio ancora in tempo ad unirmi al gruppo per danzare in questa notte magica?baciotti

  2. Lovely baktus!!
    Have a great sunday.:*

  3. Really lovely...
    Have a nice Sunday !

  4. As coisas que passamos, são, por si mesmas, passado.
    Acreditar no amanhã é construir a Fé que nos catapulta para olhar o futuro.
    O optimismo é metade do caminho que não damos conta.
    Saber e conhecer o silêncio da Alma é fundamento adequado.
    Os lamentos e gemidos apenas alegram os que não nos querem bem.
    Ter Fé é... Acreditar.
    Eu creio!
    A vida é o bem maior que Deus
    nos presenteou.
    Cabe a nós cuidar zelar
    do corpo ,alma e espirito.
    E nessa caminhada também
    cabe a mim: zelar das amizades
    linda que Deus me deu ,
    que estraram na minha vida
    para auxiliar na minha jornada.
    Para que meu fardo se torne mais leve
    vocês meus tesouros caminha ao meu lado sempre.
    Beijos de carinho e gratidão.

  5. ....mi stavo perdendo questo bellissimo post ...oltre al bellissimo baktus la bellissima immagine delle fate danzanti che si bagnano in quelle speciali pozze di acqua.......Bravissima!!!
    Non ti ho inserita nel blog-roll perché non sono capace di fare questa operazione, aspetto mia figlia la domenica poi mi sfugge. Un caro saluto

  6. Il tuo racconto fiabesco mi incanta, sentire il rumore del ruscello di montagna sarebbe bellissimo!Complimenti per i tuoi lavori, anche quelli che mi ero persa !

  7. ♥ Wonderful! ♥ I love your fairy shawl :-). Great color and the border is perfect. And what a super photo again! I'm sure there were sitting some fairies on the shawl while you photographed it, and took a rest after their bath in that stream :D

  8. Beautiful shawl I love the shimmering blue and the edging is fab!
    Well done!
    Ali x


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