Two Days at The Arts Festival

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What a color combo! 

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Every spring since we moved to Texas in the early 1990s, we've visited the Arts Festival in Fort Worth. 

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Stunning work by artist Rey Alfonso.

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My older daughter and I scored the most coolicious earrings from Fat Cat Studio.

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My husband and daughters bought me a journal! I'll be posting about it in a few days - it is leatherbound with handmade watercolor paper. Handmade. Watercolor. Paper. Let those three words swirl in your mind! These are Iona Handcrafted journals.

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This photograph represents Fort Worth... old and new co-existing. 

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The work of Lisa Burge.

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We went two days in a row; parking the first day was $5 and the second day double that. All day.

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Bamboo, perhaps? In cobalt blue metal pots outside a bar.

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The festival added these funky white overhead tent-like structures {just looked up the name - they are called umbrella canopies} which brought the most divine white light into part of the festival that had been in a parking lot in years past. There's also a new water sculpture which is beautiful but difficult to photograph in the mid-day sun.

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All in all two enjoyable afternoons.