Happy Easter + “Sprung” Illustration of a Spring Flower

When spring is in the air, flowers leap from of the ground as if the flower’s stem was a coiled spring. That’s the inspiration for the illustration I created below. The refreshing nature of spring and the beautiful environment it creates is mirrored by the vibrant colors and the playful movement of this piece.

"Sprung" - Painting of a spring flower by Nicole Cleary

Sprung by Nicole Cleary


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Mother’s Day Gift – Giveaway

Flower Heart by NicoleBarker - cover

Flower Heart by NicoleBarker

After just 3 months of blogging (and no previous blogging experience), I have…
– over 16,000 total page views across all posts and pages
– over 155 total post likes across all posts
– over 130 total comments across all posts and pages
– 55 WordPress blog subscribers

How blogging effected my other social media endeavors:
– 166 additional Twitter followers
– 79 additional Facebook page followers
– 18 additional Pinterest followers

What I’ve learned so far.

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