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Saturday, October 17, 2009

Woot! 2 posts in as many days...I think it is because I am sick and don't really have it in me to do much else.

I made a couple ATC's today and think I just might make a couple more, these are just for stash - private trades, I have had the same old 4 for trade forever, I am thinking they just might never go so here is one of my newest:


This sort of scene always reminds me of winter up here, the cardinals against the stark white background of the snow...truly an amazing contrast.

We hired a new snow plow guy today, how I HATE waking up and you are knee deep in snow and get your shoes filled with snow before you get to the vehicle, this guy will plow once there are a few inches on the ground - kind of like a fairy of sorts ('cept he's a big hairy guy) you wake up and head out and voila' driveways are already plowed! I LOVE that!

Well, off for more artin', I'm making some goofy ATC's just for fun...will post once they are finished and until then, this girl is gettin' her art on..................................at the Shores.

S L A C K E R

Friday, October 16, 2009

That's the word for me, I finished moving out of the old house and have done nothing for 2 weeks. I have to still paint my art room, finish tiling the basement bathroom, sketch my design for the mosaic mural I am doing on the fireplace surround, stain moulding...blah blah blah...yeeech!

I've owed a friend an ATC for weeks now and it finally went postal today except it wasn't an ATC, I painted a 5x7 instead as a birthday gift:



It's the cover (or one of the several different covers over the ages) of "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" a favorite book of hers - I hope she likes it. I enjoyed painting it but wish I had had a bigger picture to go from!





It has been terribly cold here (rain, snow mix) and it's only October, scary to think of what this winter will bring. A bit of advice to anyone installing tile in the kitchen or bathroom - INSTALL A FLOOR WARMING SYSTEM! Trust me on this, they are very inexpensive and heaven to walk on when it's cold out!

Here freezing..................at the Shores
 

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