How can a person capture LOVE on canvas? I have to say that BLOGLAND is an amazing place! As all of you that know me or have read my blog, know I lost my precious Princess Reba on February 18th. It had been a long battle & many of you were so sweet & supportive during that time. After her passing I had an OUT POURING of kind comments, offers of hugs, love, & puppy kisses from many of you & your own loved animals. And then the cards started coming in the mail. And some precious gifts of love & comfort. THANK YOU to each & every one of you as all of those have helped so much.
What I want to Show & Tell you about is a gift that is on it's way to my house. The gift from a precious talented soul named Violet Skiles of CREATE BEAUTY (click HERE to visit her) . I found Violet months ago & we have been reading each others blogs & commenting back & forth. Developing a wonderful friendship. I have admired her work for so long. We talked fur babies(she has 2 beautiful Afghans). She had once had a Sheltie (like Reba) which she lost 8 years ago & her daughter has 2 Shelties (which is short for Shetland Sheep Dog. And yes, they come from the same island as the ponies) so she knew what treasures they are. I received an email a couple of weeks ago asking if she could paint Reba for me & would I please send her some photos to look at. I did & today I got an email saying that this beautiful painting is coming to me in an 8x10 inch size. She suggested matting it in 11x14 & then framing it. Also, I am getting a dozen note cards with this image on them. I can't wait!!! Can you imagine my delight & pleasure that a person I had never met has reached across this big ocean of BLOGLAND & done such a precious thing? AMAZING! A BLESSING FOR SURE! THANK YOU VIOLET (& all of you who have been there for me).
And thank you Cindy for hosting SHOW & TELL FRIDAY. I hope all of you will go visit Cindy & the others playing Show & Tell today. AND PLEASE GO VISIT VIOLET & TELL HER YOU SAW HER BEAUTIFUL GIFT OF REBA & THAT CHARLENE SENT YOU. Also, check out the other things she has painted. You will be amazed.
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