Sunday, April 22, 2012


Mantis Alebrije
Found this little guy at a shop in San Miguel de Allende this morning
and had to bring him home. He makes me smile :-)

25 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Kalei's Best Friend said...

He looks so delicate... I can see him as your next project or a likeness, eh?

4/22/2012 12:24 PM  
Anonymous passifleur said...

he is realy funny and i'm sure he can scare scorpion!

4/22/2012 1:09 PM  
Blogger barbara@sparrowavenue said...

he's the same colours as your work

4/22/2012 1:14 PM  
Blogger Spirited Earth said...

i love the carved wooden animals..around 1986 we traveled several times to Oaxaca and met the wonderful wood carver,Manuel Jimenez..i have a collection of about 15 assorted piece of his(with sons) work..looking at them never fails to make me happy.

4/22/2012 2:23 PM  
Blogger Cindy said...

OMG, I love this!

4/22/2012 3:04 PM  
Blogger Charne aka Meisie said...

He is simply delightful!!! Thanks for passing on the smile :D

4/22/2012 3:12 PM  
Blogger se7en said...

Oh I so love love love love this!!! Can I just say.... Love!!!

4/22/2012 3:41 PM  
Anonymous Vicki said...

What a cute little guy. He's enough to make anybody smile.
Love him!

4/22/2012 3:52 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

he is almost as cute as mexican fern

4/22/2012 5:06 PM  
Blogger Imene Said Kouidri said...

i love the colors and i am not a bug lover by any means ;o)

4/22/2012 6:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

In fact, the facet of colours blur my aversion for mantis...

very nice

manuela V

4/22/2012 9:10 PM  
Blogger Liza Fe27 said...

Now this is the kind of bug I wouldn't be afraid of! He's lovely. :)

4/22/2012 9:54 PM  
Blogger Matka said...

The most beautiful praying mantis I`ve ever seen;)

4/22/2012 11:40 PM  
Blogger Yna said...

As colorful as Mexico. I like Mantis, if they are made of wood ;-) And this is especially nice.

4/23/2012 3:46 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So joyful ! Love the color ! Good find.
Thanks for showing.

4/23/2012 7:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pardon me while I mine the depths of your very beautiful blog. I followed a link from my local quilt shop, which was advertising the arrival of your lovely new fabric. Fabulous content. Thank you.

4/23/2012 7:57 AM  
Blogger Lara Sabatier said...

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4/23/2012 8:16 AM  
Blogger Lara Sabatier said...

Hermoso. Conoci estas pequeñas esculpturas armables/desarmables, tipicas de Mexico, aqui en Bolivia (santa cruz de la sierra, donde vivo), por una tienda de artesanias de tu pais. Nunca fui, pero se que Mexico es una fiesta de colores muy inspiradores. Y esta mantis esta liiinda :)

4/23/2012 8:19 AM  
Blogger Los Mundos de Momó said...

It is wonderful. I love this

4/23/2012 9:32 AM  
Blogger Brooke said...

My sister came home from San Miguel with several pieces that look just like that. I wonder if it's the same artist or just a local style. They make me happy, too.

4/24/2012 7:19 AM  
Blogger Sandra Dunn said...

Great find!

4/24/2012 9:21 AM  
Blogger Seras Bubulina said...

You should make a line of plates with your birds! They are so pretty!

4/24/2012 11:41 AM  
Blogger v a l e r i a c i s said...

El mantis de colores es lo mas lindo que vi en mi vida!! (bueno, vi cosas mas lindas, pero esta es muy hermosa!!!)

4/25/2012 5:39 PM  
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