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Thursday, July 26, 2007

Roosters and more...

I was lucky enough to win a 'blogiversary' prize from Sandy at Dream, Create, and Inspire. It is a painting that she created of a rooster, and I was thrilled to win it! You can see that he matches our kitchen perfectly.

I'm in awe of her work, check out her site for some of her other beautiful paintings. She also teaches art lessons.

I am secretly a frustrated artist (guess it is not such a secret anymore!) I have painted a few things... my daughter has them hanging in her apartment. They are fun bright colors.

Maybe one day I will find the time to take some lessons. I'm going to be an artist when I grow up.

What will y'all be when you grow up?


tut-tut said...

Aren't you lucky? That would be right at home in my kitchen, too!

Sugar Bear said...

I love the rooster and those other paintings are darling!

ShabbyInTheCity said...

Yeah! I wanna be an artist too!
I think you are a good artist.
You were the perfect one to win that!

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

Love the rooster. Also your Life's a Journey is great.

Sandi @ the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Tut-tut~ I know!
Karla~ isn't that rooster too cute.
Shabby~ Pfft, I'm not an artist, just a wanna be
Susan~ I wanted to leave a message for her- they hang in her apartment.

MyKitchenInHalfCups said...

Life is a journey and you are making a good one! The rooster is wonderful - great tail feathers!!

Rabbit Hill Creations said... lucky to win that rooster painting, it was totally meant for you!....I love your "life is a journey" painting!...I'm still not sure what I want to be when I grow up though.

Rising Rainbow said...

I have a friend who is in to roosters, she would love that.

Kristen said...

Did you make the Life's a Journey painting? I love that! LOVE it!

justabeachkat said...

You mean we have to grow up? LOL

Love your paintings. I want one. Maybe you should do a giveaway?!

Congrats on your rooster painting. It's perfect in your kitchen.


Sophie Honeysuckle said...

It's a fab picture-so cheerful, just right for a kitchen!

Sue said...

The Rooster is perfect in your kitchen, the frame even matches your cupboards, lucky girl!
I love your paintings. Is that you painting the girl picture?

Sandi McBride said...

wow, I'd not take lessons, you'll stifle your creativity...I like the motor bike rider, is she yours? Love the Royal Rooster, too...they are beautiful birds greatly unappreciated. I have two lamps that I inherited from my Mother-in-Law that are gorgeous Roosters. They must be about 50 years old (at the least.) Enjoy your site a lot...see you later

Sandi @ the WhistleStop Cafe said...

1/2 cups~ the tail feathers are great
Rabbit~ It was meant for ME!
Rainbow~ sorry! She's outa luck.
Kat~ I've never thought anyone would want one, thanks
Sophie~ Sandy did do a great job
Sue~ that is me... on a hair up kind of a day.
Sandi~ thats a vespa~~~~~ ;D

DebraK from ~the Bunnies Bungalow~ said...

Very nice gift! Bloggers are such a talented group.

I love the life's a journey.It's so colorful & happy.

When I grow up I wanna be a blogger 1st & 2nd a forensic pathologist!!!

Mallow said...

Sandi - what makes you a wanna-be-artist?! It looks like you are already doing the real deal. Your paintings look fabulous!

Janet said...

Beautiful rooster picture! I like photography,and am still working on that and will be for a long while!
BTW, we have ceramic roosters in our kitchen. They lend a homey, country touch.

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