The motif is from Blomqvist and Persson's Tatting Patterns and Design, it's one of the stars.
It's tatted with size 40 Tatilicious "Mindanao Gum"
SOOO.... This motif is the first of my new 25 motif challenge! lol I just noticed that since I posted 3 motifs in my last post but forgot to count, I actually finished my first 25 motif challenge with 101 motifs! I will really try to do better at counting this time around. :o)
I would show a picture of a Mindanao Gum tree, as an example of the inspiration for this colorway, but really there are so many good examples on the web that it is hard to choose just one.
Here are so inspirations for more colorways:
Nature is always a good place to start for inspiration!
Here is a Queen Anthias:
And this is an Olive Warbler:
I am also going to do a redo of my red white and blue that never made it to the shop. ;o)