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“Inviting, inspiring, relaxing…a beautiful book of real art! Shipped quick.”

“I feel that I have just taken a walk with you through the forest. As someone who has been practically bedbound since last December … this is so good for my soul, my spirit. I am a meditator, and the commentary, music and beautiful, exquisite images of the forest with all its magic and hidden life are inspirational. Thank you, blessings, namaste”

“In a world full of power lines, motor cars and ringing phones- this work is a breath of fresh air and a pause – to absorb such beauty. You transform my days. You share that the planet is indeed a beautiful world.”

“Your book is exquisite, as are your paintings. You have a gift.”

“Wow, such a lovely book full of forest beauty and wisdom.”

“Barbara has captured the essence of the human soul and its magical connection to nature through her well-written thoroughly enjoyable book.”

“Loved your book Barbara. Couldn’t put it down. It now lives next to my bed for easy connection. Many thanks”

“Your book sends tingles all over my body and anyone who has felt those feelings while in the forest will be touched as for those who are not forest people, they will be drawn to become forest people because of your work. Thank you, thank you, thank you for sharing your passion.”

“This book is so beautiful, the artwork, poems, the journey through the forest, I love it. I really feel that I am journeying with the author through the forest. A true blessing”

“The creativeness of her writing combined with illustrations of her beautiful nature oil paintings are taking the reader in Barbara’s magic world right away. The architectural elements along with the nature and words…Beautiful!!”

“I love your work and your passion in everything you do. You are so talented and I appreciate you sharing your beautiful photos and paintings. Your knowledge

in your writings all combined take us so many places that most of us would never experience. Thank you sweet lady.”

“I received the book last week and I have been enjoying it before sleep to relax and revel in nature’s goodness!

“AMAZING! The art that comes through you touches my soul. Such an inspiration!”

“As I gazed at your Cathedral painting, I felt a rush of feeling throughout my body I have come to call an integrated feeling of the sacred 

magical and connected sense of myself as an integral holy (wholey) part of Universe (as Buckminster Fuller called this Intelligence/Emergence we are all participating in as an evolving entity).  Wow!”

“I just want to be there…. inside these beautiful paintings…. feel the magic, breathe in the freshness and listen to the sounds of hidden creatures.”

“This is breathtaking! Your attention to the forest details is exquisite …… of course the elves love it here!”

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For various options of beautiful high quality giclee Prints of the paintings, as well as the Book and its companion Film, plus Art Cards, Poetry Postcards, and Fridge Magnets . . .

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There are some Miniature Original Oil Paintings there for you too!

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Local Stores where you can buy the SYLVAN REFLECTIONS Book:

The SYLVAN REFLECTIONS books are available locally:

in Nelson at:

Gaia Rising 356 Baker St,  

Touchstones 502 Vernon St, 

Nelson Visitor Centre 91 Baker St.

in Castlegar at:

•Kootenay Gallery 120 Heritage Way, 

Yes, Please! 277 Columbia Ave, 

Dragonflies & Fairy Dust 1502 Columbia Ave.

in Trail at:

Crockett Books in Waneta Mall

in Rossland at:

Kootenay Gateway, 2118 Columbia Ave

in Fruitvale at:

Ruala Cafe, 1845 Hwy 3B

in Christina Lake at:

Christina Lake Welcome Centre, off Hwy 3, at 1675 Kimura Rd

and at the Nelson, Castlegar, Trail and Slocan libraries

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