Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida : Garden of Sorolla house
It has all started with an old tray I couldn’t throw away.But didn’t know what exactly to do with it either.Remembering my travertine leaf imprint I ‘ve got an idea.I transverted my old tray into indoor garden,putting on display flowering phalaenopsises, pretending to be moths to fly (oh my,don’t we have enough moths pretending they wouldn’t eat my sweater?).I had great time adding little glass fish(which by no means is jelly fish),palm plant and candles resembling stones .As travertine imprinted little leaf for eternity,could the calm setting this little secret garden stay with me forever?Pretending the little glass fish may grant tree wishes,this would be the first one.And you, what would your tree wishes be?
Travertine is a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs, especially hot springs. Travertine often has a fibrous or concentric appearance and exists in white, tan, and cream-colored varieties. It is formed by a process of rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate, often at the mouth of a hot spring or in a limestone cave.
Travertine is one of several natural stones that are used for paving patios and garden paths.
|Closeup of a Phalaenopsis flower|