Our literary art blocks, custom-made for Bas Bleu by artist and former librarian Michelle Ciarlo-Hayes, are beloved by our readers for their nature-inspired beauty and their bookish quotations. Now you can share these jewels of "natural wisdom" with your correspondents thanks to our Natural Wisdom Note Cards
. A goldfinch framed by an azure sky perches above Emily Dickinson's famous quotation "'Hope' is the thing with feathers—/That perches in the soul—."
Theodore Roethke's wise words "Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light"
float above green and pink water lilies. Fuchsia daisies bloom beneath Ralph Waldo Emerson's advice to "Adopt the pace of Nature. Her secret is patience."
And a red-breasted robin watches dawn break alongside a piece of Hopi wisdom: "Take the breath of the new dawn and make it part of you. It will give you strength."
We're offering a set of twelve 4¼"x5½" note cards (three each of four designs), with envelopes.