Wednesday, May 27, 2009

"What's In Store" Wednesday...

...oh my, I've been slacking - well, not really but I've been a tad bit preoccupied. See this weekend is our local "Art in the Alley" festival. A wonderful, fun, happy event put on by our incredible Arts Council. There will be live music of all kinds playing in the street, a chance for kids to paint their own ceramic tiles and a wonderful place to meet lots of talented artists. There are jewelry makers, blacksmiths, ceramic artists, painters, doll makers, children's clothes and apron designers - oh goodness and the list goes on. See, problem is - I go and set up - but I spend ALL my money shopping the booths around me - hehe. Gotta have a lil' fun!

Here is a snapshot from my lil' corner from last year's event...



...a couple of ladies shopping my booth...



Truth be known - I'm NO artist. I just like to put paint on about anything. I don't even consider myself talented enough to participate in this event but I'm so glad they let me.

So instead of making goodies for the store this week - I've been busy doing a few things for this special event. Here are just some cabinet doors I've painted - WHIMSICAL, of course - the only kind of painting I know how to do!!!

"It's a Beautiful Day" rooster... SOLD - THANKS BRENDA



..."Gentler Thymes" pitcher of flowers... SOLD - THANKS LUNA



...red flowers of course...




...this one is actually already spoken for. This was a special order - I had never heard this statement before - but boy, is it true. Thanks Heather for trusting me with your lil' project. SOLD - THANKS HEATHER



...and of course, a lil' topiary... SOLD - THANKS JANET




...in none other than a POLKA DOT pot!



If no one adopts my lil' projects this weekend - they will be available in the shop next week. Now, I've gotta get back to slinging paint!

If you are close enough to attend this weekends event - please do. There will be so much fun to be had - don't miss it.

Everybody have a splendid day!
Cathy
THANKS EVERYBODY FOR YOUR KIND WORDS - THEY HAVE ALL FOUND GREAT HOMES - THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE SUPPORT!

19 comments:

The Un-Organized Mom said...

Oh I WISH I were close enough to attend, or close enough to even visit your shop!!

You are so creative and talented!!!

Deb said...

I wish I lived closer, too!! Don't try to say you aren't talented...because you most certainly are!!!

Darlene said...

If I was anywhere near you can believe I would be there!!!! I LOVE festivals like that. Your little corner area looked ADORABLE at the last event!

Luckiest Girl.... said...

You absolutely are a artist. You are so talented. The things you make are so gorgeous. Thank you for sharing your beautiful world with us!

Raggedy Angel said...

Oh Pleease....you are sooooo talented and you are a wonderful artist! It looks like a wonderful event! Beth

Amy said...

I sure wish I was a little bit closer to you, I sure would love that Rooster painting for my kitchen!!!

Acorn Cottage said...

Your painting is LOVELY! I love everything you've ever done! Good luck at your event, I'm sure it's going to be lots of fun~

Kelly B said...

I love your painting style. It is very friendly and makes me smile. My painting skills, however, would make people cry... therefore I do not do it. :0) Maybe you could sell stuff from your store online. I know there is a lot I would LOVE to buy!! :)

Heather's Stitches said...

ADORABLE!!

Deb said...

I wish I could be there...love the painting with the lady bug...your paintings are adorable..I'm betting you won't have anything left to put in your store...thanks for sharing

Tomatoe Creek Prims said...

I love your doors especially the rooster one and the gentler thymes one...so nice! Love all that you have in your booth too!
Rondell

Melody said...

Oh Cathy, Your things are really pretty. I wish I had known this show was this weekend. I'm not sure we can make it down. It would be the perfect time to finally meet. Is it Sat and Sun or just one day? E-mail me....
melody@brownginghamcreations.com

the primitive country bug said...

Oh my goodness, you are a gifted artist! Love your work! I wish I lived closer too! I hope the show goes well for you.
Blessings~ Birgit

Donna Lynn said...

What fun! And your goodies are wonderful, hope you do wonderfully!
XO,
Donna Lynn

Ricki said...

Wow ~ I would definately say you are an artist!

Jean said...

Cathy, you are too an artist. You do wonderful work. The rooster is really especially cute. I love all the cute things you create. Have a wonderful weekend.
Jean in Virginia

Angie said...

I love all your cute paintings!I so wish I had your talent!

Cathy Cobblestone said...

THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH FOR THE KIND WORDS YOU HAVE LEFT - I SO APPRECIATE IT. I WAS TICKLED THAT ALL THE PAINTED DOORS HAVE FOUND WONDERFUL NEW HOMES - ONE STILL HAS TO BE SHIPPED. SO I GUESS I'LL GET TO PAINTIN' SOME MORE! BLESSINGS TO YOU ALL! CATHY

Lisa said...

WOW, all of those paintings were fabulous!! I would be overwhelmed if I came upon your goodies!!! Or maybe I'd just spend tooooo much money!!