Monday, March 23, 2015

Art Friends in the Studio

I was super excited to show off my new house and studio with my friends I went to see in the Caymans. They decided to take time out of their very busy schedule and stopped at my home town and had a visit. Above Emily is working on her large canvas...while my Zoey -girl is snuggling.

Here...Carol wanted to see just how big baby Bella has gotten....and well, she is!!! As big as Carol.  You just can't come into this house and NOT get smothered in poodle kisses :0)

I just LOVE seeing my studio filled with peoples!!!!!! LOL!!!! Makes me so HAPPY!!! Carol, Becky (who came over to meet the sisters) , and Emily all arting and visiting.

Emily giving Becky a lesson in Mandala drawing.

Becky holding Daisy, Emily holding Zoey, and Carol.

Emily took this picture...of Becky and I chatting while she was doodling.

Love this picture...Bella just wanting some love....let me love you Ms. Emily...please!!!!

working at filling her canvas up...

Emily is soooo freaking good at these mandalas and fantasy flowers!!!!!
Then we ended the night with a Sister-date...We scooped up my kid sister on the right...and went to a restaurant on the ocean. Which we then went for a very lovely walk after dinner:):)
Carol, Me, Emily, and Denise
Jacksonville Beach, Florida

The entire trip was just amazing...from visiting the sisters at their Cayman home, to them following me home and playing in my studio, and then our Sister double date :0)

Art friends are the best to have!!!! Love ALL my artsy friends!!!!

Friday, March 20, 2015

Art Friends and Paradise

 Went to the Cayman Islands again for a week to visit my friends Emily and Carol...As always I had a VERY relaxing trip.

First stop...Sea Turtle Farm. Boy...oh Boy, these creatures are soo beautiful!!!

They even had baby pools were you could pick up and hold the wee ones...that is if you could catch them...LOL!!! (they are quick)


Carol took me to Sting-ray Island too... Its a sand bar where the fishermen clean their fish..and the stingrays over the years have come in to eat the remains of the fish they are still there..and people pay to pet and feed them. They are wild stingray...but very used to people... the female above was really big and pregnant....she was coming up my chest for a kiss... the guide was helping us hold her for photos. Because the waves were knocking us all around!!!
...ummmm....okay sweetie I think that is close enough!!! LOLOLOL!!!!

Hello :0)

Carol, Emily, and Me

Love this picture...Emily drawing with Carol sitting on the beach reading her kindle:)

Did a little snorkeling as well...and the fishes here are super friendly...Yikes!!!  Carol said that people feed them all the time so they come in close...and since I was holding a water camera..they thought I might have food or something!!

Seven Mile Beach

Emily made me this fun and funky bracelet for my Birthday present:):) Love it!! She even put turtle charms on it.:)

                                                        Journaling page completed while there ...
                                                     I'm doodling on found shells....
Emily collects shells and pieces while she is on the Island and draws on I started my own collection to bring home with me!! 
Emily showing me how she likes to play with her Tombow markers.... very cool. (before)

Then you add water...and look what happens!!! Yummy!!!!! Now I can doodle over the top of this...or cut it up and use in collage ... or make tags/cards out of this fun paper:):)

Rum Point, Art journaling, Friends, Sun, Laughter, and Mud-Slides...Yep, a great day!! 

Thanks for stopping by....Wish I could have taken you all with me :0)

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Happy Art Swap - Feb 2015

We are off to a Beautiful start on the Happy Art Swap this year!!! Lovely cards came in from all over the world:)
Above.... Sue M...from Australia 

Kelli R from Australia

Tracy M from Oklahoma

Jill A from Massachusettes

Kelley H from Minnesota

Sarah from Australia

Kathy M from New Hampshire

Carla M from the Netherlands

Sandra Kaye (me) Florida

Elizabeth T from Mississippi

Syda H from California

Thanks again Ladies for an awesome Swap :0)

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