Category Archives: painting

Mailing out to Postcrossing Folks

After writing my last post asking you to help me save my post office, I realized that I needed to do more myself.  I had been active in postcrossing until a few months ago when I started my jewelry business.  … Continue reading

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ICADS #5, 6, 7 and 8

Loading photos is quite frustrating since my son made changes to my laptop.  He made the changes so that I could print from my laptop while at his house, but I’ve about had it.  I think I’ll print what I … Continue reading

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And the Winner Is!

I went through the comments and wrote down a list of all the names who entered in the order they left their comments — giving them numbers.  There ended up being eleven different people.  Thank you all so much for entering … Continue reading

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Update on the Art Postcards

I cut the cards apart on Friday.  I loved the over all look of the whole piece of painted page, but cutting them apart into individual postcards sure changes the look of each one.  So, I had the urge to … Continue reading

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Friday — Adventures in Art

We’ll be hitting the road soon for today’s adventure.  If I have any energy left at all, I’ll tell you about it when I get home.  Until then, let me tell you what we did yesterday.  I was supposed to take … Continue reading

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A little Paint Play

Last night, I just went for it. I don’t know thing one about painting, but I’ve always wanted to. I recently bought a beginner set of watercolors and one of acrylics. I used the watercolors last night. Here are the … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Wonder….

Sometimes I wonder if I have the soul of a flake or an artist. I started expressing myself in artistic, crafty ways when I was a small child and my mother taught me how to embroider. I was 6 or … Continue reading

Posted in artist, beading, embroidery, jewelry, knitting, painting, photography, quilting | 1 Comment

Thank You, Charmaine!

I’ve shown you the photo I took of my son and father before. Now, you get to see it with the painting my wonderful, talented sister-in-law Charmaine painted for me. I’m just in awe over her talent! You should see … Continue reading

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Art Every Day Month — Day 22

I didn’t have the time or energy to post yesterday. First day I’ve missed posting all month, I do believe. I did have lots of art fun though. I went into Dallas and bought supplies to water color. I’ve wanted … Continue reading

Posted in Art Every Day Month, art quilt, friends, magazines, miniature quilts, painting, quilt class, sewing, watercolor | 3 Comments