The Seed Bookmark

100 Happy Days – Day 87

My uncle was showing us around Lawrence School, Lovedale where he gives guitar lessons to the students. After almost an hour of wandering around the huge, beautiful place, we decided to visit one last area and call it a day.
As we were descending the stairs, I came across these dried twigs with tiny tulip-shaped buds in the end. Something creative came to my mind and I grabbed a handful of those twigs. I wanted to collect more. But I wasn’t sure that I could carry them safely back home. They looked dried and brittle.
IMG-20160711-WA0012.jpg.jpeg
After I reached home, I was dejected to find that many of those seeds had fallen off. Yet, I decided to go forward with my plan. After around an hour, I was too happy with myself. I made one set which I have kept aside for a certain purpose. I noticed another twig with just a bunch of seeds on the tips. I worked on that and voila! πŸ˜€
IMG-20160711-WA0010.jpg
I painted it with an intention to make myself a bookmark:
IMG-20160711-WA0007.jpg.jpeg
IMG-20160711-WA0011.jpg
It was later on I realized that, they were Eucalyptus seeds.

You Might Also Like

9 Comments

  1. Maniparna Sengupta Majumder

    They look beautiful.. πŸ™‚
    How are you doing? I have been irregular with blogging for more than a month… just started again a few days back… πŸ™‚

    1. Ranjini

      Thank you Mani πŸ™‚ I am fine. Same here. I have been very irregular and I’m not able to pick up the pace like before. Hope yours is coming along good πŸ™‚

      1. Maniparna Sengupta Majumder

        Yeah…I can understand. I’m trying my best to be regular again… πŸ™‚

  2. Ruma Dak

    Thats so cute! I collect bookmarks. Guess time to create some of my own now πŸ™‚

    1. Ranjini

      You will be amazed seeing the different types of bookmarks you can create or own. You’ll find many in pinterest. I love collecting them too πŸ˜€

      1. Ruma Dak

        ill have a look, thanks!!

  3. saaranshsinghpundir

    Damn cool….. this is beautiful ….wat a creative piece

    1. Ranjini

      Thank you so much Saaransh πŸ™‚

Leave a Reply