Saturday, September 17, 2011

Golden Orange

New Rock
Manolo's gift
The hills are alive!
Specks of Golden Orange
1- New stone I painted with FW Pearlescent white
liquid acrylic from Daler Rowney which is very hard to photograph.
2- My sweet husband Manolo's gift for my birthday was this beautiful flat file cabinet.
When he organized his studio downstairs he took his beloved old flat file with him
and I was left with no place to keep my large sheets of paper
so he had this one made specially for my studio :)
The wonderful wood veneer lamp and plant pot cover are from Bookhou.
3- The hills are alive and covered in tiny specks of golden orange!
Which is why I ♥ this time of year.
4- Wild golden daisies are everywhere.

31 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Artes da Cris said...

Amazing pictures. Very good to live close to nature.

9/17/2011 11:38 AM  
Blogger chattykathy said...

Love your moth artwork on the jar!

9/17/2011 11:40 AM  
Blogger Dianne said...

Beautiful! Love the orange lichens on the cliffs! What a great storage piece too!

9/17/2011 11:56 AM  
Blogger Lily said...

Lovely! Thanks for sharing.

9/17/2011 12:02 PM  
Blogger Lianne said...

Awww that's so lovely that he made that for you. Very romantic and thoughtful! Happy belated Birthday too.

9/17/2011 12:46 PM  
Blogger se7en said...

Love totally everything as usual!!! Everything over here is turning red with poppies - yay, spring is finally on the horizon!!! Have a wonderful weekend!!!

9/17/2011 12:47 PM  
Blogger Hanananah said...

You are so good at painting pebbles, I keep meaning to have a go myself!

9/17/2011 12:49 PM  
Blogger Janie B said...

I bought some of that paint you recommended and have been trying my hand at the rocks. My rocks are not as smooth and symmetrical as yours. Where do you get the rocks?

9/17/2011 1:09 PM  
Blogger arounna said...

I love the flat file drawer
manolo is a wonderful gift giver
john's lamp looks beautiful on top.


9/17/2011 1:27 PM  
Blogger barbara@sparrowavenue said...

you are so lucky to have someone who makes you things you need: a flat file drawer, so precious

hope you had a lovely 44th!
take care

9/17/2011 1:36 PM  
Blogger Sabine said...

what a beautiful birthday present! a royal place for your paintings. Have a nice weekend, Geninne....

9/17/2011 1:42 PM  
Blogger Alex Louisa said...

Oh, that flat file is STUNNING. Well matched to your artwork :)

A late happy birthday to you too!

9/17/2011 3:23 PM  
Blogger Karen L R said...

I just bought a triangle bag from Bookhou, and I love it.

Your painted stone shimmers in the most magical way...

9/17/2011 4:11 PM  
Anonymous Megan said...

Gennine, your pictures are so wonderful!

They make me long for the days when I have a house of my own and a husband to gift me flat file cabinets, and time on my hands to do things like serenely paint stones and take pictures of daisies. One of these days you'll have to document a bad day just so my expectations of life don't get too high!

Thanks for another post that made me feel warm and fuzzy about life.

9/17/2011 4:35 PM  
Anonymous Candace said...

I just looked at your photos of your first 2 hours, both gorgeous. Wow, I would find it very hard to leave any of your homes. Your husband is very talented and has made the world a prettier place with all these houses.

9/17/2011 8:08 PM  
Anonymous Rendell said...

Geninne, I love the images you share with us everyday. The flat files are a beautiful birthday gift and I love the colors of fall and your "pearly" stone.

9/17/2011 10:02 PM  
Blogger nicole said...

Oh my, all these talented people under one roof! Your husband's gift is amazingly beautiful!

9/17/2011 10:31 PM  
Blogger valentina said...

I love your painted stone....they ar so lovely....

9/18/2011 1:27 AM  
Blogger Beth said...

Golden yellow is one of my favorite colors. It is joyful and warm, and my house is full of it. love, Beth

9/18/2011 3:04 AM  
Anonymous rental mobil said...

Very nice, thanks for sharing.

9/18/2011 4:44 AM  
Blogger Gustavo Aimar said...

Geninne, perdón! No te he saludado por tu cumpleaños. Veo que te llegó repleta de trabajos y proyectos. Muchas felicidades... Qué grandes están tus niños! Envíale un saludo especial a Daniel... siempre tengo aquí sus pajaritos que no se animan a salir del nido... un abrazo grande!

9/18/2011 6:27 AM  
Blogger Freedom Clothing Collective said...

The flat file cabinet is almost as beautiful as the story behind the original flat file cabinet! Thanks for sharing, you're an inspiration to us all at Freedom Clothing Collective!!

9/18/2011 8:17 AM  
Anonymous joanie said...

What a most wonderful hubby you have. Fantastic gift, useful and so beautiful too!

9/18/2011 1:33 PM  
Blogger la casita de wendy said...

beautiful it!!!!

9/18/2011 1:42 PM  
Blogger Jesse Lu said...

I can't keep myself from the orange either lately... but mines sort of a peachy sweet orange.

Love the new stone. :)

9/19/2011 7:49 AM  
OpenID curlygirlpress said...

Oh, flat-file envy! I simply must find a way to get my huge flat-file/computer table out of the garage and into the studio. LOVE the daisies. = )

9/19/2011 10:45 AM  
Blogger Jessica Smith said...

Love the flowers panting on the rock, very pretty. I love it!

9/20/2011 9:46 AM  
Blogger coco said...

you are very good at making little things make beautiful. so nice to look at your post.

9/20/2011 6:35 PM  
Blogger Almu said...

Es una historia preciosa la de tu archivador! Gracias por compartirla. Me ha recordado a Memorias de Africa, Karen Blixen intenta embalsar un arroyo en su plantación de Africa y el sirviente le dice que no va a funcionar porque "Este agua vive en Mombassa". Cuando las lluvias destrozan el embalse, ella resignada dice: "Da igual, despues de todo, este agua vive en Mombassa". Pues eso le ocurría a tu archivador, su sitio era tu casa! :)

9/21/2011 2:49 AM  
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