Tuesday, February 26, 2008

aNoThEr WaTeRcOlOr 22x30


Ok, so those of you that know ME, know that this watercolor painting has been in progress for a long, long, long time. Well, I've decided that it is time for me to fianlly finish it!! I found a picture of a face that will work for me to finish this (I lost the original National Geographic one).
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Saturday, February 23, 2008

wAtErCoLoR 12x18

I want to do another watercolor. I haven't done one in so long. I sketched out this picture of Maddie from a photo of her on the beach. I am doing this on 12x18 sized watercolor paper. I'll upload progress pictures as I go along.

RaYs Of SuNsHiNe

Jon captured this great picture of Madison the other day. It was taken in the grove of pine trees here on the farm. I love how the sun behind her makes her shine. Of course it was up around 50 degrees that day!!

mOrE sNoW

More snow yesterday. Maddie was out twice. She just loves the snow.

Friday, February 22, 2008

I'vE bEeN tAgGeD!!

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I've been tagged by Mollye at Mollyedoozey to reveal 7 "What If's..." about myself. Here are the questions and my answers.

1. What If I could meet anyone in the world to chat with:

I would love to meet Keith Herring to talk about art.

2. What If I could travel anywhere in the world:

I would take a trip to a beach somewhere surrounded by the bluest water you have ever seen with the love of my life, Jon.

3. What If I could have one wish granted to benefit all of mankind:

I would make sure that everyone went to bed with a warm meal and a full stomach.

4. What If I could live in a period other than the present for just 24 hours:

I would go to the year 2023, I just hate surprises!!

5. What If I had to become an animal for 24 hours:

I would be a cat.

6. What If I could make-over three areas of my body:

I’d flatten my tummy like it was when I was 18. I'd get botox injections in the deep frown lines on my forehead. And I'd have lasic surgery on my eyes so I'd never have to wear glasses again.

7. What If I could bring anyone back to life for 24 hours:

I'd bring back my grandmother for her to see my youngest daughter Maddie.


Friday, February 15, 2008


The winner is>>>>>>>>> Post #5
Angie(quillysilly) said...
What a fantastic giveaway! Count me in!! I'd love for you to take a peek at my OWOH giveaway too... quillysillyvintageboutique.blogspot.com

Angie in Texas, USA

Congrats to Angie and thank you everyone who visited and entered.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008


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I am putting this up in rememberance of Rich Rhodes, a dear friend who passed on suddenly today. I will miss him and that weekly hug very much.

tHe BeDtImE sIlLiEs

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Cool pic of the statue of liberty on the tv. She was watching the Wonder Pets.

rIgHt SiDe Up?

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I did these two ATC's just playing around with vintage images and cards.

SkInNiEs SwAp

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Here are my two Spring skinnies (3 X 5) for a swap at AlTeReDdEsIgnS group.

2 ChAlLeNgEs In OnE

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This is for the Monday Image Challenge at AlTeReDdEsIgNs group and the Created ByHand Challenge which was to use this house template. I used a marbled background layered with words paper and a swirled lacy paper over that. I stamped writing and a heart onto the back ground and added the words Dream and Cherish, a definition of the word Commitment, a flower and a button. The roof top is a handmade paper with embossed hearts onto which I dusted on sparkle chalk.

Friday, February 8, 2008

oH pReTtY

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Little miss prim doing her nails!!
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MoNdAy ImAgE cHaLlEnGe

This is a 2x2 charm I am making using the Monday Image at the Altered Designs group. I still have to do the soldering.
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AnOtHeR a"MuSe"iNg DoLl

Here is another doll that I made. This is for the doll challenge at The Latest Trends
In Mixed Media Arts group.
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Tuesday, February 5, 2008

KiTcHeN cHaOs

This was my kitchen for 3 days as my dishwasher was being installed. After countless interuptions, extra trips to the hardware store etc.. I am happy to say "I LOVE YOU JON, HONEY, DARLING, SWEETIE....." I now have a new dishwasher and a clean kitchen!! (I'd better go take a picture of that...QUICK!!)


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