Monday’s Masterpiece…

Happy Monday and prayer’s and blessings to all impacted by the weather this past Friday. So sad to see all of the destruction and loss of life. It really does put much into perspective, especially at this time of year.

On the lighter side of today, we should all just count our blessings and be grateful for all that we have. On Father’s Day of this year our neighborhood was too hit by a tornado so it reminded me of how fragile life is…

I was just looking on Amazon to get some ideas for my Christmas list. I have to admit, I’m more of a Happy New Year person. I really don’t know why, but I do love the new year. Probably b/c I’m a planner girl and I don’t really get a plan until like now which is a little late. It’s still a great time of year though.

I came across one of the husband’s painting’s that I absolutely love, love, love <3 , so I thought I would post it for Monday’s Masterpiece…It’s Santa and his Christmas Mouse, Winston..

Santa Selfie

Santa Selfie & Winston 

Brand: Elan Creations

You can click on the link above and see more of the Artist amazing artwork…Still able to get the prints out before Christmas but do it soon. They make a great gift. Blessings Blogger Family wishing you all the best this Holiday Season, Happy Christmas and Merry Everything <3 …

Two for Tuesday…

Happy Tuesday, blogger’s…It’s always a little harder getting going after a 3 day weekend but I’m up and starting the day. After the 4th a sense of urgency comes on and I feel like, “Summer’s over Mr. Nightlinger 😉 .”

The Artist was busy painting this weekend. I’m really enjoying these past oil paintings. I have already have a spot for them in our home. Don’t worry if you like them, they are on our Amazon Handmade acct. for purchase (at least the pair is) . I still have to load, “Storm Front”.

Also getting busy on my planner/planner area. I’m not even going to post until I’ve got that under control b/c quite frankly it looks like a hot mess…No bother though, I’ll get it together and it will be beautius for sure <3

Since it’s 2/2 Tuesday I thought I’d put up a couple of songs…The first one always makes me smile because I remember times from years gone by where this song makes me feel this way, only I’m not living in their radio probably just their head 😉 and it’s rent free 😉 …

How do you like me now/Toby Keith <3

It’s going to be a busy week b/c I only have 4 days to work with…Appts., houseclean, menu plan & groceries, Target run of course, yadayadayadayda…I’ve also got so behind in my, “10 Year Journal” I’m determined to get caught up on it !!! Oh and I’ve got to fit a mani/pedi in there somewhere, ahhhhh 😉 . I know, I’m spoiled. It’s the husband’s fault. He’s a great guy <3 and I love him to pieces <3

My second choice for my song today is, “Perfect”. The husband and me always give each other songs and he gave me this one. He said it reminds him of us b/c we were just kids when we met and fell into forever with each other (he was 20 and I was 16 😉 ), 42nd wedding anniversary this year… Together 45 years, OMG <3 .

“Perfect” Andrea Bocelli & Ed Sheehan <3

Have a great week and get busy…Summer’s over Mr. Jebediah Nightlinger 😉 …

p.s We use to do Community Theatre every summer and I came across this picture of one of the shows we did…How did you think the kiddos became professional dancer’s, singer’s, musicians ??? It wasn’t by accident, Mom and Dad had a little something to do with it. Uber talented family, started with my mom 😉 and everyone has the DNA…I was a piano player and the husband is the Artist (not his day job, OMG starving artist, I don’t think so 😉 ) …Even though they all took a different direction, they were amazing on stage performing, of course I may be a bit prejudice. 😉 …

Kiddos in Summer Musical Theatre/Joseph

Write Anything Wednesday…Elan Creations/Contest Update

Hello Blogger’s…I don’t know where the time goes. I definitely need a plan, schedule, or anything that remotely looks like a, “TO DO/TODAY LIST”. I Think I need to blame it on the hus b/c for Father’s Day I updated him to the 21st century with his little techno gadgets, i.e. a new IPhone 11 and a new Apple Watch. Well OMG what a nightmare, but I digress. We got the new phone activated and now we are working on the watch !!! He really looks very cool with all of the stuff 😉 .

Happy Father’s Day

You definitely deserve it and you wear it well !!! It looks great on you <3 We love you dad <3

Now onto an update on the contest. Yes we are still taking entries and will be til June 30th.. The drawing is on July 4th. I’m going to post a couple of the prints we have had done. They turned out really nice and remember this is the prize if your number is picked. You will be able to go to our store and pick out any painting that you want.

Handmade by Amazon/Elan Creations

It cost you nothing to enter. Just go to this blog and like a post that features some of his amazing artwork or on the instagram acct. You can enter as many times as you want, hence that will increase your chances…Link to Instagram below.

https://www.instagram.com/elancreations15/

Here are the two prints we have had made and they just turned out so beautiful. We were a bit concerned that we would not be able to find some one who would be able to capture the essence of his beautiful artwork, but we did and we couldn’t be happier. Below are the prints we had done…

The Beach – 2’W x 2’6″T

He Has Risen -W 1’4″x H 1’8″

I am also going to show you a picture of the entries that we have already received. I assign the numbers in the order I receive the “Like” on this blog and the Instagram account. So far we have had 27 entries…If you don’t see your name or you think I missed some of your entries you can msg. me on this blog and let me know…After the contest ends, I am going to put all of the entries into a large jar and have the Artist do the drawing. I’m going to do my best at recording everything. Remember my IT guy (Connor/is in VA) so it’s going to be interesting 😉

Contest Entry Numbers <3

Good luck everyone and keep checking out our sites. Happy Wednesday 😉 .

Elan Creations/Summer Contest

Happy Tuesday !!! More entries to post in our summer contest. I’ll leave a link below on the details of how to enter in our contest, eeezy/peezy 😉 . I have 7 new entries for today. A couple of them have already entered so they are increasing their odds of winning some beautius Artwork from our store…Handmade by Amazon <3 .

#21 – https://texture-of-parlance.com

#22 – https://rosesintherubble.com

#23 – https://pointlessoverthinking.com

#24 – https://www.instagram.com/sicilianoliz/

#25 – https://www.instagram.com/edrandall3/

#26 – https://www.instagram.com/openwide24/

#27 – https://www.instagram.com/dance1303moyano

To Enter our contest visit one of our sites like this one which you are already on or our Instagram/Elan Creations and give us a, “Like.” <3 That’s all <3 You can also visit this link if you need more information on our Summer Contest

Happy Tuesday from Mz. Scarlet 😉 … Remember to, “Like” 😉 .

Monday’s Masterpiece…

Hi, Good Monday Morning, Happy 1st week of the summer…I’m not sure why I’m so chipper this Monday morning but I just feel good 🙂 I’m guess it’s a new week with endless possibilities attached to it. I love, “New” anything <3 . This morning is post is my, “Monday’s Masterpiece.” I this weeks feature is going to be our Jazz Band.

I think it’s really is one of his best group of painting’s. Let me know what you think 🙂 …

We have a couple of these hanging in a local Art Gallery. It is pretty cool to see them on the wall…Not only that he’s a published artist too !!!

The Artist

Remember we are still holding our contest all of June and it’s free to enter. The only thing you have to do is visit our sites…Handmade by Amazon and our Instagram <3 and then leave a like on any of my blog posts that feature the Artist Artwork on WordPress, like this one. We also have an Amazon Acct. that features more about the Artist (my amazing husband 😉 ) You can also visit my post at the beginning of this month that gives more details on the contest … Hope you will join our amazing Art community and start your collection. Let’s have the best week ever !!!! We have got another entry into our Summer Contest…

#18 – https://shayandaspoetry.wordpress.com

#19 – http://moreinkpleaseblog.com (so now you have 2#’s…#16 & #19) 😉

#20 – https://en.gravatar.com/elenapops

Remember, you can enter as many times as you visit & “Like”…

Blessings Blogger’s <3 ….

Happy Summer and it’s Two for Tuesday

It’s Summertime again…Y A Y !!! The Artist i.e. the husband will start back to work this week. He’s happy and so am I. Time to get back to my life as a homemaker and the #painterswife <3 …

Today I’m going to feature 2 of the Artist original oil painting’s. We have also been researching on how to market his original oil painting’s and have found a way to make prints of his original works which will make it much more affordable for you to own some of his beautius original oil painting’s…

The Artist <3

Today the 1st piece of artwork is his finished piece of an original by Vincent Van Gogh. The title of this piece is the Potatoe Eater’s…

The Potatoe Eater /Vincent Van Gogh

This was his latest piece that he worked on during this past Spring.

The 2nd featured oil painting for today is an original piece. I thought it was kind of creepy but it really feels like the title. The title for this painting is, “Pandemic.”

Pandemic

If you are interested in any of this artwork, you can leave me a msg. in the comments section of my blog.

I am in the process of getting our Instagram set up and you can also see more of his painting’s by clicking on the, “Elan Creations” widget on the right side of the blog.

Happy Summer everyone, let’s make it the best one ever <3 Blessings <3 .

AtoZ Challenge Letter

Happy Tuesday AtoZer’s…Hope your week is going good. The weather is absolutely gorgeous with sun and temps in the 80’s. Believe you me that is a rarity for April in the Midwest i.e. Chicago. We could still be having snow, not kidding.

I thought this might be challenging to find a painting that I could use that the Artist did for the letter “E” but then he said just use Elvis. Of course, one of his favorite performer’s and naturally he has a few different images of The King 😉

Maybe we could do a little music with today’s post (One of my favorite songs by the King) and now I get how the Artist could do so many different looks with his painting’s. He sure was a handsome guy <3

Elvis/Promised Land

Elvis/The King
Elvis/The Early Years
Elvis/Las Vegas

All of the Artist’s paintings can be purchased on the above link. Have a great rest of your Tuesday, thanks for stopping by. Blessings <3 .

Happy Good Friday

AtoZ today is the letter

I have picked out 3 paintings for today’s post…I told you at the start I would have no trouble with finding an original painting for each letter in the AtoZ Challenge.

My first choice is the painting titled, “Boots” I really love this one because I see a passion in his work… He has always had an amazing work ethic and this painting has that certain feeling to it … He has always been an extremely hard worker, he just doesn‘t quit and quite frankly that is why he had me at, “Hello” <3 .

Boots

My second choice is one of the Artist’s favorite thing to paint and that is the Beach…I’m sure that is where his heart lives and breathes…

The Beach

The third choice for the letter “B” is going to be, “Boat”. I have named this boat, “The Tradewinds”…

The Tradewinds

As I revisit his paintings’s, I am reminded just what a talented artist he is <3 I hope you are enjoying his beautius artwork <3 Happy Friday, Happy Easter…

Remember you can check out his artwork for sale on the link below….Enjoy your weekend AtoZ blogger’s

https://www.amazon.com/handmade/Elan-Creations

Monday’s Masterpiece

I’m going topic off a bit. I usually concentrate on one of the Artist’s Masterpiece’s that he worked on over the weekend, but this weekend I took the Artist out for a treat. Actually it was his Christmas Present. For Christmas this past year I bought him tickets to Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit in Chicago.

It was amazing !!! Just take a look and see for yourself 🙂 Much better live !!!

I got to take a few souvenirs home with me so that too was kind of exciting !!!

Vincent Van Gough

I just had to put up some music with this too. One of my Favorite songs of all time…

The artist had a really great time and so did I. I even saw a lot of Vincent Van Gogh Painting’s that looked a little familiar…Definitely a very deep, complex man.

The Potato Eater’s
Sunflowers

Okay I’ll share one more…He’s been a very busy painter !!!

Okay just one more b/c this was definitely at the show !!!

Looking forward to AtoZ which starts in a couple of days…April 1st to be exact. I got worried that I didn’t have enough art to make it through the AtoZ…Well I have plenty of art and then some. Really looking forward to sharing it with you. Check back on Wednesday where I’l have a bio on the Artist 😉 (Husband) . He really is very talented !!!

Monday’s Masterpiece

Happy Monday fellow blogger’s. I hope everyone had a great weekend. They do go by so fast though. Mine was really busy which is a good thing and the weather was really good !!!

Monday’s Masterpiece will always be the featured picture of the blog post, unless I change it. In that case, I will let you know… 😉 Today’s Monday’s Masterpiece is one of my favorites. The Artist (Husband) painted this one for me and had it framed. It is hanging in my Kitchen and I just love it. The title of it is, “Basket of Apples”.

The Artist was painting a lot this weekend. Here are a few of the images he is currently working on…

I bought myself some flowers this weekend and that always bring a smile to my face 🙂

Pretty Weekend Flowers

One more picture to share. I found the cousin picture that I was looking for. I did a post on St. Patrick’s Day of the 1st Cousin’s picture, then I found the later one where we are older <3 There were a lot of us…

1st Cousin Picture

I am one of four sister’s…We are on the end, stage left. Sister Liz is in the green dress, I’m down in front of Sister Liz, with my hand in my mouth…Sister Kay is to the left of me and Mary the oldest Sister has her hand around Sister Kay’s shoulder. We were close in age, only 4 years separating all of us from oldest Mary, to the youngest me…Let’s just say, high school was interesting for our dad.

2nd Cousin Picture/At the Farm/Family Reunioun

It was kind of fun this weekend b/c we were all trying to figure out who was who and what year it was. Kind of a, “Where’s Waldo,” game… The years do fly by. I’m in the middle with the pig tails and red/white/blue striped shirt and the girl directly in back of me is my oldest sister Mary, and the one right next to Mary (stage right) is my older sister Liz. Another one of my sister’s is all the way on the end (stage left) I guess you might think I was a theater mom 😉 and you’d be right. Kay was all in blue with kind of a wonky look on her face. I’m glad I wasn’t the only one who wasn’t smiling. When the cousin’s get together, we all talk about this picture and how glad we were that Aunt Patti made us take the picture..Two more cousins were born after the picture but we never got another one taken with all the cousins.

This week looks to be warmer and wetter and then maybe even some snow… I really hate March but I’ll take the couple of warmer days. At least we are getting closer to April <3 . I’m going to be setting up my new planner which I don’t have a name for her yet. I’ll probably be posting a lot about that. Also I am working on getting our site for #Elan Creations up and running again, definitely stay tuned for that.

Have a Happy Monday and a great week !!! Blessings Blogger’s <3 …