Sunday, November 10, 2013


Getting ready for our annual Birthday Trip for sister Judy. This year we are going to Nashville, Tenn. I decided to abandon some art along the way! So got busy early in my Christmas Cards making 25 extra for this occasion. We will hide 5 per day; at meal time, shopping time and play time.

Decided to paint a Christmas Village this year (5"x7"), then have it reduced to  2.5"x 3.5"I used red cardstock underneath first then a blue cardstock for the card.

Grand daughter typed this up for me to put on the inside. Disregard the mistakes as she had a very tired baby wanting her attention

Judy's Birthday gift from me will be this Picture Journal I made by covering a sketch book with tapestry, cotton lace, picture and ribbon. I made copies of pictures I took of her creatively decorated  house and cottage about a year ago. I will have her do journaling inside the book about the pictures on our trip.

Cover Page

Some of the Cottage Pictures

Her Bed

Some pictures from her Family Room

Little Vignettes  in Judy's Front Room

Now the catching up Part of the Blog I now have my art in 4 shops! Yes! What am I thinking? This is a chair I just painted and made the cushion and put in the new little shop in town. You can see some of my other art in the background.

Our Annual TOPS Halloween Party has come and gone, but this was our outfits for the festive occasion. We always have a great time!   Husband Maurice is still battling a bad cough since his chemo. We have an appt. with a Pulmonary Specialist Dec. 11. It's been 4+ months!  Will show you on my post next time where the Abandoned Art ends up! Hopefully it won't be as long between posts as it was this time! Sorry!   P.S. the pictures on the cardboard in the background are part of the over 25 years of parties!  I bring them out every year and hang for folks to reminise on what they wore. We've lost several mates over the years too so it's bitter sweet reminiscing!

1 comment:

Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

I hope Maurice is feeling better. You two couldn't be any cuter!
Erica :)
ps. WOW! Didn't realize you left behind 5 art booklets each day you were there! So many! That's wonderful.