Thursday, August 4, 2011

Beautiful Day

Hi all, It's been a while since I have posted.  It has been so hot, but today is really pretty here.  It was actually pleasant to sit on the deck and have my coffee....until a squirrel came bounding up on the deck and surprised my little dog Cricket.  She didn't know what to think they never come on the deck when she is out.  She loves to bark at them when she is inside but this was the first time she came face to face with one.  Finally the squirrel ran up the side of the house onto the roof, she just stood there and looked at the roof and did not make one sound....then she let loose and we had to come in just to make her stop barking.

I have been busy in the studio.  I am getting ready for the Okterberfest in Mayestown, IL.  It is in a small historic German town just a few miles across the river from St. Louis.  It is just beautiful there.  Lots of good German food, antiques and  arts and crafts.

My  daughter  and family is coming down this weekend to swim, looking forward to that.  Maggie starts school this year.  Can't believe she is old enough...they grow so fast.

Here are a couple of things I have finished up.

I love the color red and both of these projects show that.

Hope everyone has a wonderful day.

              Hugs, Jackie



Dorthe said...

Sweet jackie, love your "flag" -and the winered collage is so very beautiful, too-
Your dog,-I guess- waited till he felt secure- and then started barking, telling whom "desided " there- lol--what a funny story, dear.

The Altered Paper said...

Both Pieces are Gorgeous! I love the Vintage Woman And The Layering You Have Done On It! Pretty!! Tee

Yitte said...

This was to much for your dog lol...
I love your flag- like all those different things to look at.
And the color red.... I love love love that color. The collage is beautiful.
Hope your have a nice time with your family.
Hugs Yvonne

Gisèle said...

Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog Supersnooks13.

Jackie, your work is beautiful...I love fabric and lace collages...
Hugs from Canada...

Lynn Stevens said...

Love your Libery hanging, its gorgeous!
My dogs Love to chase squirrels. The squirrels just sit up in the tree and tease them, keeps them busy for hours! LOL
hugs Lynn

Linda said...

These are beautiful pieces! Also love the Cricket story!

Gaby Bee said...

I've been on holiday and have loved seeing all your art now that I'm back. Love your latest creations as always, Jackie!

Have a lovely day!

Evy said...

Hi Jackie, I hope that you take advantage well of your stay!
These last creations are very beautiful and how you I have a preference for the red, magnificent!

Beautiful day

Talking Horses Arts said...

Happy to have found your blog. loved browsing around and see your wonderful pieces.

Nancy Maxwell James said...

Beautiful pieces! I love the wonderful embellishments you added. Our dog likes the squirrels also...but the chipmunks are the dog (and cats) favorites! Have fun at your craft show!

Bunty said...

Beautiful works! Thanks for leaving such a nice comment on my blog. I have now come to browse your's!