Paper Butterfly

Fall-like weather is gingerly making its way to Toronto, and with that the monarch butterflies are starting their southern migration. It’s common to see little butterfly friend-groups flitting just above city traffic – playful and hovering and disappearing into the still-green boughs of trees. Is there anything more bittersweet than this flying away?

Here is a butterfly I can hold in my hand – in cardboard and coloured pencil.

Any signs of the changing seasons in your neck of the woods?

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13 thoughts on “Paper Butterfly

  1. Sweet little butterfly! Yes in Central Oregon the temperature has dipped and the maple tree in my front yard is starting to turn red. I love Fall so much – I could not wait and started making fall soups such as an Acorn Squash Kale stew. 🙂

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  2. What a pretty découpage! Yes, fall is slowly coming here too. The days are still pretty and warm, nut the morning air is cool and the leaves are turning yellow. I love this time of the year, the light that the crisp air brings.

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  3. Here in Virginia you can tell it’s fall when you have to prepare for hurricanes. So yes, it’s fall here … but there’s still a lot of butterflies and birds and mother nature is not quite ready to give up on summer.

    Your little butterfly is just precious!

    Many greetings from Virginia, ivonne

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  4. Thanks, Helen! Fallen leaves already – Autumn’s not waiting, is it! I’m liking the respite from the sweltery temperatures – and the coolness is a reminder of the necessity of knitting. 🙂 (are they called conkers because they ‘conk’ ppl as they fall off their branches?). Likewise – enjoy the season!

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