Thursday, December 30, 2010
For my quilting friends, Stitchin Heaven is having a New years eve party online, find them on Facebook, twitter or go to their website. They are giving away tons of gifts. I will be a part of the fun as I will be giving away patterns, fabric ect. Join us for a fun way to bring in the New Year. Along with the products I am giving away on their site I will have my own giveaway on my blog. If you post a New Years goal that has to do with being creative I will put you into a drawing for a special gift here! Just post a comment on this post for a chance to win! See you next year!!!
Monday, December 20, 2010
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Saturday, December 11, 2010
I love painting my Christmas cards, I have done that for the last few years. I paint an original and then upload the image to be printed onto cards. This year I was feeling a bit Scroogish and wasn't going to send any cards. I wasn't even going to paint a card but I also belong to an online watercolor group and every year we paint one original painting as a card and send it to an exchange person. I love this group of artist and really enjoy doing the exchanges with them. So I painted this cardinal and decided I liked it well enough to have some cards printed. My Christmas cards will be late this year but at least I am sending some. Cindi got the original and she liked it. I don't paint birds very often so this was working outside my comfort zone.
Friday, December 10, 2010
|This was my ornament, I collected eggs from my brothers mad goose and cleaned then out and painted on them, sealed them and made a hanger for them. This one is dated 1989|
|This one was made by Roxanne, I love the cinnamon sticks for legs.|
|This one was Dorothys, the little mouse is made from felt and it was amazing she made all those clothes and everything!|
|This one was made and painted by Sabina, she was a tole painter and made some really cute things over the years.|
|This ornament was china painted by Ramona, her and her mom used to do a lot of china painting. I got three of these for my kids that year, Missy wasn't born yet. The picture is of Jennifer|
|This is Judy's hand embroidered ornaments, she made 12 different ones all heavily embroidered that year.|
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
I took Nathan to see "tangled" and then we rode on a train and then we saw Santa. He proceeded to explain to Santa what spiderman does with his webshooter and how he wants one. What a fun day remembering the magic of Christmas time for kids
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Setting my table with rosehips from the garden as we ready the turkey for the rotisserie on the barbecue. After 19 hours soaking in a brining solution we are excited to see how it turns out.
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Monday, November 08, 2010
Sunday, November 07, 2010
Saturday, November 06, 2010
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
I had a wonderful class of very talented students, we had a ton of fun using colored pencils on fabric. During all the flurry for Houston I was almost dreading the time and energy and all the preparation for teaching but once I get there its almost magical. I realized it was a perfect break from the crazy days in the studio. I love all the energy and creativity that is happening in class and meeting new quilting friends, 17 students were in class learning different techniques for applying colored pencils and watercolor pencils to fabrics. There were so many talented women in my class today! Here are some photos.
Monday, October 11, 2010
Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Friday, September 24, 2010
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Monday, September 20, 2010
GO TO THE AUCTION!!!