Sunday, July 24, 2011

Red and Brown, Way Behind, I know!



Hello, Hello!  I cannot believe how long it has been since I blogged.  (Mandy, I am totally fine, just so busy. Thanks for checking up on me.  I feel loved!)

I am behind in the Summer of Color too.  I thought summer would give me so much more time, but I am so mistaken!

So, about the pieces.  First off, this weeks Red.  If you know me, I battle addiction to Diet Coke.  This summer I have battled hard, and I am down to half my normal, drinking only about 2 cans a day.  This is huge for me, as I was at around 5!  And if I went to a movie, oh ya, I would suck up that chemical awesomeness and then refill, peeing about once or twice in the process.  Yes, I do miss movies because of this! I had great fun making my DC devil!

For Brown, which I found very hard and colorless!!!, I wrote, Brown, so colorless, so blah.  How you vex me so.  But from you, dear brown, we have the earth, and from the earth we have life, and in life, we can wish upon the stars.    I really like this girl reaching up for the stars too.  Simple, yet playful and good fun.

so, want a few pics from here and there this summer?  Sure you do!

 I love this one!
Hey, just so you know, this bottom pic is after-swimming, so hence the horrible hair and such. and my hair is not short like that...horrible pic.  I have a pony in! be kind!  Here is my cute family!

ok, this just makes me laugh!
and one last one. Summer of Color, right?

19 comments:

  1. Love your paintings and photos! Nice to meet you! Valerie

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  2. Lovely pieces. Good luck with you addiction. :)

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  3. lol...you know i am there with the diet coke and thats my treat i take to the movies, but only one bottle!!!5 a dayt...glad you have cut back!!!and i love your little girl reaching for the stars...gorgeous!!!take care and good luck with getting your purple one done...xxx

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  4. oh...your family snaps are gorgeous and wishing we were in summer right now...xxx

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  5. You have great whimsical approach to your art. I love it! The demon coke that gives you wings is a good one! What a lovely family, I love it when blogger buddies put up pics of people special in their lives. Julie

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  6. Great family photos! Love seeing them all. I just laughed when I saw that you had combined the two colors 'cuz that was what I was going to do too! I missed brown week all together tho. Love your diet coke art - great red and brown choice and your dream piece is lovely with all the cutouts on it. The corregated texture on the coke piece is my fav tho. I must say that I do battle with my Pepsi One addiction too. I'm down to one a day now!
    Jessi xix

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  7. I like your art and the pictures. My favorite is your brown piece. I love the flowers. You have a really cute family.

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  8. Now honestly you could have joined red and brown - isn't diet coke brown? Love the wings, love your brown piece too. Brown was hard!

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  9. You made me love with your diet coke addiction! Good luck with that!!!

    Your brown piece is wonderful and I love your family photos too.

    Your 'Summer of Colour' hanging basket is beautiful.

    Your post was a nice start to my day :)

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  10. You made me laugh too! You are very funny, and (I agree with missy) your post is a great start to my day! :-D

    And I just LOVE both your pieces! I like your art-style, and it inspires me! :-))

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  11. Glad to *see* you! & your family, what a lovely shot of you all together :) & of course your work is fabulous, lol @ your diet coke piece & love your words you put to *brown* kinda made me like the colour a bit more now :)

    xo Joanna

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  12. Great photos! What a sweet, cute family you have! I love your work, especially your Brown page...really likin' that writing you did, too. Fabulous! Brown was hard, but you made it beautiful. Now I am in the thinking stage of Purples! ♥kathy

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  13. Great idea to combine the two colours. Loved then both, the Coke one made me laugh. Your dream piece is just that very dreamy and lovely!

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  14. What a fun post. Great looking family photos and the color pieces.

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  15. I just adore you! LOVE your post (blah brown ;) and your Diet Coke Devil - so so fabulous. I share an addiction to iced coffee and although DC was my vice years ago, it IS still really wonderful right? Oh well. It has created some beautiful inspiration - love the cardboard wings . . . AND your family is just beautiful! What wonderful pictures (pony hair or not ;) - thanks for sharing them with us, xo

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  16. Dear Daniele,
    I was missing you and hoping all was well with you. Life gets so busy sometimes and it makes it hard to keep up with blogging and such.
    I love your pieces. I have the same kind of addiction to coffee and chocolate. It's very hard to overcome. I can totally relate.
    I love the girl with the stars, what a sweet and beautiful picture. You are so creative and talented. I love all the colors and cutouts that you used.
    Your family is beautiful, looks like you're having a wonderful summer with them. Adorable pics.
    Hope all is well with you and glad to see you again. Have a beautiful week.

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  17. Love the energy and lightheartedness in your brown piece - I think I'd enjoy that dream

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  18. This is wonderful... love the corrugated wings and the diet coke... great post and love the family pics... so sweet...

    Jenny x

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  19. i love your funny face girl with her gooey apple!
    i battled a diet coke addiction once upon a time too. and i didn't even have the slightest desire to change it. it was the first thing i wanted to taste every morning & it pleased my tongue all throughout every day. but when i got preg & read that it was bad for baby, it was time to get off the crack. i mean coke.

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