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Friday, February 20, 2015

what I want to do...

versus what I should do....
this can really screw with my focus, my priorities....
because until I can do what I want...
I can't totally focus on what I should...a quandary for sure.

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Drew these organic forms some time ago, now I want to paint them....

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...see the bag of threads nestled in the bowl to the center...
what I should be doing.

 Late evening stitching, Chance is in need of a couple new collars...
and its a quick way to play with color.

So this is me just checking in this week. Still have my marbles!
Have a wonderful weekend, 
hoping all my family & friends up North 
are staying safe and warm.

Friday, February 13, 2015

O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!

Happy Valentine's Day! 
Hope you all give yourself a big hug and 
treat yourself in some way that makes you totally happy! 
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Just look at her sweet face.
My sweetest Valentine, little Emma. 

I haven't posted a picture of my 
growing up all too fast granddaughter in a while. 
She's almost walking at nine months!

Over the past year... 
I've been adapting my art to 
the painted needle point canvas.  
In celebration of today...
here are a few of the Valentine pieces 
that have made the transition so far. 
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Flower Power©
The gals at Bedecked and Beadazzled
have pulled some beautiful threads to work this up.
The shop offer to the first
caller/emailer/private message via FaceBook
is 10% off the canvas and threads! 
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Heartful©
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Blooming Heart©
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Friday, February 6, 2015

Finished!

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This almost felt like the forever project. 
Looking forward to sitting in the 
purple stitching chair newest project in hand.

I need to add here that the paint I used is 
Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan
The supplier is Black Swan Bazaar.
I had a lot of guidance from Richard and Yvonne,
two fabulous people that had a lot of patience with 
all my questions...I about went nuts 
trying to achieve that wonderful shade of raspberry!