She’s one step closer to done! Little Miss Zelda. Never thought I would be a little dog person, but she’s got me wrapped around her little bitty paw. She’s just like a big dog, but in a little dog package and I love that about her.
I should be able to get her finished up tonight. I’ll then varnish all my latest creations and figure out where to display them. Then it’s onto the kitties in my life.
If you are interested in getting a pet portrait I have put up a listing on Etsy listing, click here.
My ex husband of 16 years called to tell me that he’s getting engaged this week to his girlfriend of the past 3 years. Although, I think it was very thoughtful of him to let me know as we still have many mutual friends and our family members still talk, I’m still processing this news.
I wish him happiness, but I want that kind of happiness for me too. It’s time to reassess where I’m at and where I want to be.
My orchid finally bloomed again. I was give. This orchid two years ago. Of course it was blooming when I got it, but then the blooms died away with the stem. I kept watering it thinking that it would bloom again, but it didn’t. The. I noticed that the roots were cramped so I changed the pot and put fresh orchid mix in there and now look! I have a pretty orchid just in time to brighten things up on this yucky winter day.
Otto is just about done. I just have to touch up the background and give I’m a couple coats of varnish and he’s good to go. Next up my little Zelda.
Monday was a kitty cuddle kind of day. I woke up and could barely walk leaving me on a heating pad on my back while the kitties and Zelda took turns making sure I was properly cared for. No worries though my back is better, at least for the most part anyway.
Harper took most of these home, but I will have you know that I accomplished the task of eating all the cookies she left behind. This is an accomplishment that I not so proud of, but they were yummy after all.
The last item I don’t have a picture of but I am happy to report that I am once again able to park my car in the garage. It is just in time for this ugly snowstorm too. Unburying my car is not something I am very fond of and I have been doing a lot of it recently.
I haven’t been that diligent this week with my posts, but I vow to pick it up next week!
To keep my niece entertained during the Super Bowl we baked some cookies. She picked the shapes and the colors. I think she did a great job of decorating them too. I let her bring home a cookie sheet full and of course she picked all the ones mommy and auntie decorated, but I don’t mind. I missed out on these younger years with my girls as we adopted them at 8, so any chance I get to have kid creations around my house, I count myself blessed.
As for the game…it’s a bummer that the Rams didn’t win.
This my second attempt at Otto. I am liking so much more how this version is coming out. He’s just so handsome and I didn’t feel like the first version did him justice.
I am contemplating taking commissions for pet portraits and I would love to hear your thoughts. I have seen some really great artists out there doing pet portraiture, and it makes me nervous to put myself out there, but I just love painting pets! Would you buy one?