Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Yummy turquoise shutters!

Saw these at -DesignXchange in Pewaukee WI ... These are on my dream board ! Aren't They delicious ?!

The Art journal of Frida Kahlo...Her diary

Currently Reading ....very interesting!! Gives new meaning to the idea of art journaling.!!.. It's a great book, she writes in Spanish of course, but the is awesome translations to go with!

Monday, April 23, 2012

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Pink flowers, pirate ships, and turquoise glass

Sounds like an Unusual combination right? But that's what I see ...as I finish up this watercolor of a magical ship at sea in the sparkly blue waters! The tiny carnations are stunning! Hmmmm must I paint a pic of them! ?? Yes!!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Art truck... She needs a spring makeover!

Two newest paintings... (Sold!!)
As soon as it warms up A bit, I can give the art truck her spring makeover !! Can't wait!!
Working continually on new pieces of art! Had a fun morning at Artist & Display in Milwaukee ...We had an Impromptu photo shoot in the bed of the truck with other artist!! So cool!!

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Teensiest sweetest secret spring blossoms

Laying in the grass yesterday, looking at the tiny flowers poking up... The smallest treasures are sometimes the ones we overlook... Take time to slow down and notice the signs of the miracle we see every year called SPRING!

Warm and cozy Blessing to you!!
Vanessa

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Tutorial for Silk dyed Easter eggs!

Easy peasy!
Wrap egg in a piece of real silk ( I got my scarf for 49 cents you can also use a thrifted men's tie!)
Wrap a coffee filter around the fabric
Tie off
Set in boiling water with 3tables spoons of vinegar
( I used red wine and it was fine)
Boil for 17 minutes.. Remove from heat and add cold water to the pan
Unwrap and see your surprise!!
I lurve the paislee!!
Happy Easter !!

Sweet love!!

Sweetest face ever... ( on a vintage rainbonnet holder) Must learn to paint like this!!

Cheery yellow French Ranunculus ... On my kitchen table! Swoon !!

My unique purse of the week... Definitely a conversation starter!!

Sunday, April 1, 2012

April Showers really Do...

Bring May flowers !!! Just a quick walk
Around the garden....I think it's wonderful
That we kinda are going to get to have 2 springs this year!! Flowers just make me Soooo happy!! What Is
Blooming by you??