Sunday, 24 April 2011

Happy Easter and Sketch Sunday

Happy Easter you all! Another bright and sunny day here in Rhineland and I am off to visit a friend, and this afternoon we are both invited to an Easter Coffee-and Cake party, so the day sounds good!
I have made a little *Smile Box* with some vintage Easter pics and some photos of some of my recent creations. Enjoy!

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And then it is Sketch Sunday again!
I am sharing a watercolour sketch I made whilst on holiday at Lake Constance, looking across to the alps. While I was painting, clouds appeared, it started to rain, and my poor painting was in danger of being washed away, but I sat there with an umbrella held over my painting things till it had stopped.

So, that was it, short and - hopefully - sweet today!
Have a lovely day, take care and thanks for stopping by!

29 comments:

  1. Well the slid show was lovely I loved the frame with Beethoven on. The sketch (water colour) is just lovely. I hope you have a wonderful Easter to. Sounds like a fun day. Cake makes every day wonderful ha ha

    Love Dawn xx

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  2. Hi Val, love your little painting and the smile box. Happy Easter to you too! Hugs, Sarah

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  3. HAPPY EASTER, Valerie. Easter Coffee and Cake Party - oh so European - enjoy! Paint Party Friday looks like fun. Your smile box is just lovely as well. Enjoy your day! hugs from Mexico, Donna

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  4. Love the slideshow Valerie.
    Have a very happy Easter Day - enjoy the cakes!
    Hugs xx

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  5. Happy Easter Val! Hope you have a lovely day! As always everything you turn your hands to are wonderful!
    Hugs
    Suzie xxxx :)

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  6. What a fabulous 'smile box' - beautiful from start to finish. Hope you're having a beautiful day. Happy Easter. Suze xx

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  7. oh this is a lovely watercolour :) Have a good Easter :)

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  8. Well, that was fun! How creative. I love the slideshow! I like the vintage things combined with the new photos! thanks for sharing!
    happy easter!

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  9. Have a wonderful Easter. Your painting is lovely, glad the rain didn't ruin it. The smile box was fun to watch, some great work there.

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  10. HappY Easter! The smilebox was cute! and your watercolor is looking fabu:)

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  11. Lovely work, and the slide show is fab! Hugs, Barb

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  12. Gorgeous painting, Valerie!

    Enjoy your day, it sounds wonderful. Happy Easter!

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  13. Happy Easter Day.
    Loved the slide show and the painting is gorgeous.

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  14. Happy Easter to you too! Wonderful smilebox filled with, well...SMILES! Love your painting! Have a beautiful day!

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  15. What a fun video, that's a clever way of displaying your stuff. Pretty painting, looks like Lake constance is lovely!

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  16. Oh wow, Valerie, how beautiful!!! You are so talented! Happy Easter to you and your family. I hope you have a wonderful day!

    XO
    Cindy

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  17. I hope you're enjoying your coffee and cakes - I enjoyed your smilebox slideshow (I love "framing nature")!

    The colors in your watercolor are wonderful :)

    Happy Easter!
    xo
    Kristin

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  18. Hi there, what a happy posting, great paintings and lovely tags all with lovely natural photos, wonderful visit! Thanks:0) xxx

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  19. lovely painting, fun to hear about your umbrella and weather.....

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  20. what a beautiful view you have painted for us!

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  21. what a great day of painting... something spiritual about the experience and the piece!
    cheers, dana

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  22. Lovely painting... Happy Easter

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  23. Your sailboat painting is amazing! So smooth, calm, peaceful. Like your lamp post as well. Happy Easter! :)

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  24. Happy Easter Valerie, I loved your slide show, and you watercolour is beautiful. Lake Constance certainly looks inspirational x

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  25. Gorgeous pieces, have a lovely day.

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  26. Beautiful slideshow and the watercolor is GORGEOUS, Valerie :)

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  27. What a lovely little watercolor. I'm so glad it didn't get washed away and you were able to wait out the rain and finish it!

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  28. Beautiful painting you are so talented , such beautiful watercolours.

    Marie

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  29. nice blog... visited here with a smile, take care always... feel free to visits me back at http://www.lonelyreload.blogspot.com (A Growing Teenager Diary)... thanks ~~~

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