Not one of my usual posts, but when I asked my oldest granddaughter Maddie, who turns 5 this week, what she wants most for her birthday and she answers: "A painting from you, oma! With a cupcake fairy, a bunny, butterflies, birds and bumblebees!" Oh, this darling child!! 😍 "Ok sweetheart, let's see if I can do that". "Yes of course you can, oma!" Oh, the confidence... 😉😍 Well, let me tell you, it didn't come easy and I came to appreciate erasers so much more again! 😂 I realized it's been quite a while since I did this type ...
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Wouldn't it be amazing if we could all have this mindset? You do you and I do me, and we all live happily ever after! ♡♡♡ . . . #quotes#quotestoliveby
Besides working on my art necklaces, I also finished this little darling! Another, brand spanking new "Journal of Joy". The largest of the lot so far, this pocket journal/notebook measures 5x7" (12.5x17.5cm), has hard, original, handpainted and varnished covers on canvas panels and 30 handmade pages, each one a little artwork in itself! By the way I've constructed the pages, on each page I've made sure there's room enough to scribble, doodle, draw, make notes, lists and leave your own marks. I've also included a few little pockets for storage. The journal opens and closes with metal rings, a decorative ...
The first new Art Necklace finished! A 25mm silver plated pendant, covered with a glass cabochon and in between a tiny original, handpainted artwork. I've painted this specific one on an old book page from the 1920's in natural colors. These necklaces come with a silver necklace and/or a brown leather one. ♡♡♡ . . . #art#artist
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Good to remember! It's sometimes hard to accept our "misses", because we want every painting to be good or successful. ♡♡♡ . . . #quotes#quotestoliveby
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More "crashing the stash" of my handpainted papers today! I finally received my order of new silverplated pendants, wooden earrings, cabochons and leather cord today! Now for the fun part: picking and adding cut offs of my art papers snippets! All will be listed in my shop (link in my bio) this week and many more to come! ♡♡♡ . . . #art#artist
After a day of painting, putting together my latest "Journal of Joy" and listing my new artworks in my shop, it's time to relax and enjoy the view of the marina from our boat under a full moon. Life is good! ♡♡♡ . . . #lifeisbeautiful#life