Katie can draw or paint anything. Lately, she has been doing a lot of portraits. People give her photos and she does a drawing or painting or whatever they want. The finished pieces are amazing! I especially love her pet portraits.
Here are a couple of pieces she had in the show:
I also did a little tidying up in the yard. I moved some bulbs that were played out. The leaves were laying over and looking really sad. It's not good to cut them off til they are really brown. Then, I remembered an old trick. Just fold them over and tie them up with one of the broken leaves. I was in a hurry so I didn't do a great job - if you take a little more time, you can make them look really cute.
My Black-eyed Susans are really growing. There's one little flower peeking out. I sure am looking forward to more.
And finally, I finished a book holder project. My niece Carly had a couple of wooden pieces that she used in college. I have no idea what they are or how they were used, but when her mom put them in a yard sale, I grabbed them up. I've had them for ages and finally got around to painting them last week.
I set up one on top of a tall cabinet to hold my cookbooks. I am tempted to redo the covers of my cookbooks in ball cream and white. For some reason, the colors that seemed like such fun several years ago are annoying me. I like color, so what is going on?
I have no idea how I will use the other book holder, but I know I'll figure it out soon.