Monday, August 1, 2011

impressions...

well, i am just overwhelmed, by all of the yummy blog love, sent my way, for my "newish dining room" post! thank you all so very much! and just to show you, that while i do LOVE an all neutral palette, like i used in my dining room.....well, i also LOVE me some COLOR! i do....i do!


i was so totally, over the moon, inspired when i saw my bloggy friend


from her trip to Giverny, France (the home and gardens of Claude Monet). i have never been to Monet's gardens...it's on my very long bucket list of places to see....Georgianna was gracious enough to let me use her scrumptious photos as inspiration for my latest paintings. thank you, G so very much! please check out her fabulous blog...you will be inspired too.


please enjoy some color filled snippets from my studio...












as the heat wave here in Tennessee continues (on and on and on), i am very grateful to be able to do my gardening work in the early morning....
and then spend afternoons in my studio....

fans a blowin.

creating.

playing.

musing.

listening.

dreaming.

artying.



how about you?

38 comments:

Thoughtfully Blended Hearts said...

Yummy colors here...your painting is beautiful. . . soft and airy!!! Your studio must give you a lot of inspiration....it looks beautiful!!!

Angelsdoor * Penny said...

Oh yummy!!! I love your painting... You have such a beautiful style Erin.. I am doing much the same... Out in the garden in the very early morning, in the studio in the afternoon away from the heat! I am looking forward to fall.
I must go visit Georgianna's blog.
Blessings,
Penny

Glenda/MidSouth said...

So pretty!! This heat is going to hang around for a while - take care. I have a feeling I won't get a lot accomplished this week.

Carole said...

Beautiful painting Erin. I think you just convinced me to paint my foyer that scrumptious blue. Can't have an unhappy day with those colors.
Thanks for sharing your studio!
x

deb mills said...

oh wow...your painting is just gorgeous. such talent.

oldgreymare said...

Well, each post just gets yummier. Adore the painting and peeks of studio. Delicious.

BTW showed your prior post to Sunday when she was here for the shoot on Friday and she oohed and awed! :D

xx
z

Donna said...

Just beautiful! You do wonderful work. I love the colors.
Have fun in your studio and stay cool!
Hugs,
Donna

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marĂ­a cecilia said...

oh you must know georgianna made me cry with the utmost beauty of her vision of Monet´s garden and now you with the poppies are doing the same....soooooo dreamy!!!!

KarenB said...

There are always beautiful things coming from your hand. The poppies are gorgeous! It must be so fun to be able to create the perfect art piece for your rooms. You see and and then you paint it. Gosh, I'm jealous. Please stay cool and don't get a heat stroke or something.

A Rosy Note said...

Oh my heavens, Erin, your painting is absolutely gorgeous! You've captured the look of Georgianna's photos so well. Don't you just love all the breathtaking photos she captures? Anyway, your painting is beautiful and I love that first photo of your studio space...just dreamy :)

xo Tricia

Carolyn said...

I LOVE it! You and Georgianna are both beautiful artists.

Carolyn

FlowerLady said...

Your painting is so beautifully soothing. Your are blessed with your talent. Both you and Georgianna are inspirations to me.

Love the snippets of your studio and all of the luscious colors.

FlowerLady

Razmataz said...

Erin, I am in love with that painting. You are such a talented woman. It looks amazing in your studio with all your colorful bits.

Do you have any paintings for sale? I would love a piece of your work.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Dearest your work is unbelievable. YOU are an accomplished artist and you take my breath away. WHAT COLORS!!! Anita

It's me said...

What a beautiful painting !!!....love Ria...xxx...

T's Daily Treasures said...

Georgiana's work is beautiful but your paintings are absolutely gorgeous! That beautiful teal chair layered with the fabric and the globe and your magnificent painting above -- lovely and dreamy! Love, love, love! Have a great rest of the week. Tammy

poppilinnstudios said...

Erin, Your painting is absolutely beautiful! You are SO talented! I love Georgianna's photos too. What a wonderful inspiration. Take care.
-Lynn

Kelly said...

You have such amazing good taste!

Gerry Snape said...

beautiful painting and love the tones of the fabrics etc. ...pale pink and green have such a gentle way. Thankyou!

Don said...

Creating... playing .... musing... keep doing what you do.

Heaven's Walk said...

Absolutely amazing painting, Erin! You are SOOOO good at what you do - heatwave or no heatwave! :) I adore each and every painting you create. What a talented gal you are! Stay cool - and keep on using that gift!

xoxo laurie

Cathy Bueti said...

I adore this painting!! So dreamy! I too love monet and impressionist art! Amazing work! :)

michelle said...

I can see how her photos inspired your beautiful paintings, what an amazing place. You captured them perfectly and I love the images of your studio. I hope you are staying cool.
xoxo

Phyllis said...

Hi Erin,
I really love this painting. Thanks for the link to your friend's blog; it's beautiful.

Colleen - the AmAzINg Mrs. B said...

Don't know how I found you ..maybe craftgawker? but I'm glad I did - your art is amazing and your studio? Perfection! Now I'm going to have to stay a while and look around..:-)

Cindy said...

GASP! Beautiful... oh my gosh...

Now i see the link to your paintings, so that's where I'm heading!

Cindy

koralee said...

PURE JOY.....you my friend make me soooooo happy...I am in love with this painting and with your studio! I must pin one of these images to Pinterest if it is ok with you!

Also thank you so much for your advice on Hydrangeas....I am in love with them all!
Off to see your new dining room and be completely smitten once again. xoxoxoxox HUGS

Shelley said...

Love the colors! You are a beautiful painter.

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

What gorgeous art in your studio...what a gorgeous studio!! Yum!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Darlin'....you are so kind. Thank you for commenting on my silhouette. I have so many ideas but limited resources...I do with what I have!

LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP TO YOU!!! Anita

Amish Stories said...

Greetings from the Amish community of Lebanon,Pa. Richard from Amish Stories.

Brandy said...

Erin,
What a breath of fresh air you are on this scorching Texas morning. Just got home from church and at 10:30 am it's already over 100. I could take a nap in your dining room, it looks so cool and breezy.

I laughed at your whirlwind projects. That's how I work and my husband knows to just hang on for a wild ride and that it will be over soon when I wear myself out!

Do you sell your paintings? I was so moved by your
horses. I hope you do sell your work and if you don't you should. The way you paint must be how God sees things :)
Have a wonderful Sunday,

Brandy

Cobalt Violet said...

I am cracking up. That is your studio??? It's so beautiful. Mine? Big ol' mess!!! I am envious!
Lovely painting ... lovely fabrics ... loveliness!!

Your dining room is great too. I still can't get over that horse. LOVE.

Becca said...

Oh my! the colors are stunning and if only I could paint like this! You are one talented gal. :-)

Georgianna said...

Hello, dear Erin,

Thank you so much for this. I just love your paintings and am thrilled that my photos inspired them.

Thank you also to everyone for your visits and lovely comments above.

(I've just returned to the States so late to the party but really appreciate it all!)

xo – g

PK Studios said...

Erin...your painting is just gorgeous! Inspires me to paint again! Giverny is on my bucket list too. Can't believe I spent a whole summer in Paris during college and never made it there ... I think I was drinking too much wine : ) Going to check out Georianna's photos now.... Cheers, Penny

Ironstone and Pine said...

just found your blog, wow, you are so talented, looking forward to keeping up with you!