Christmas Card Swap

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I joined a Christmas card swap over here at Willowing. My partner is Amy Malaise and among the many interesting things about her I decided to create a painting of a Christmas book display inspired by a photo in the internet. She loves books a lot!

Christmas book display

Christmas Book Display: Acrylic painting on 5 x 5 watercolor paper

I also painted a bookmark for her with a black cat because she adores them. Now she can read many books at once!

black cat bookmark

 Black Cat Joy: Watercolor and acrylics on cardboard

Painting makes me feel so alive. Imagine finishing 5 paintings! That’s what happened yesterday. I am high! All glory to the Lord! God bless everyone!


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26 Responses

  1. Rinda

    I love the bookmark!

  2. Tracey Fletcher King

    I get on a high when i finish off a lot of work in a rush like that… it is a wonderful feeling and the card will be treasured… it is a great design…xx

  3. Anne

    Love the “book tree”, what a great idea! Love your use of color, wonderful!

  4. sharon

    I love that high when you finish a lot of work thats been hanging around. Love the bookmark. Blessings.

  5. Stephanie Corder

    LOVE that book-ish Christmas tree, what a clever idea! I also love your cat bookmark. Wonderful work, and congrats on being able to get so much painting done, it’s a amazing feeling!
    Happy PPF,

  6. Kim

    Love your little Black Cat painting! Happy PPF!

  7. carlarey

    The Christmas books are great, and the cat is adorable. She will love these.

  8. Mari

    That cat looking at the moon is lovely. Saludos

  9. NatashaMay

    Wonderful greeting card and I just adore the black cat. :)

  10. Carolyn Dube

    What a fun way to do a Christmas tree! I love it! Happy PPF!

  11. Mary C. Nasser

    I do especially love that first painting and its complementary color palette of Christmas red and green!
    Happy PPF!!
    Mixed-Media Map Art

  12. Annette G

    Loving both your charming paintings and am sure your friend will love them. Happy PPF, Annette x

  13. Kristin

    Oh, oh, I love that book tree!! How fun that would be on the wall. Love the kitty gazing at the moon. Great work! Happy PPF!

  14. Carol

    Oh adorable cat and wonderfully creative and colorful art work ~ what great gifts! ~

    (A Creative Harbor) aka artmusedog and Carol ^_^

  15. Linda K

    such very creative ideas and I love how you used your recipients likes-makes it so personal and joyful! Happy PPF!

  16. Alicia

    what a wonderful painting adventure – 5 in a day! love the books – maKES me want to try that with my books :) and thanks for the beatiful painting!!!! I love it!!

  17. Elisa Choi

    So glad that you have received it already Alicia! Thank you too! :)

  18. sandra sherman

    Lovely work, It’s great to hear you have enjoyed creating art so much, thats what its all about :)

  19. Lynn Cohen

    You are very very clever! The book tree a perfect example; and the black cat quite adorable!

  20. Jessica Sporn

    Beautiful ATC and bookmark. Happy Belated PPF!

  21. Gina Sismilich

    I love your Christmas books – and I really love that tall and narrow black cat painting. All glory does go to the Lord who gives so many gifts to us. Merry Christmas

  22. Lori

    I like the spontaneity of your work and those vivid colour combinations!

  23. Christina Minasian

    I love your clever Christmas book tree! And I can relate to how you feel when you paint!
    Happy PPF!

  24. Karen Smithey

    Hooray for you! Five paintings is a mighty fine day!!

    Happy PPF!

  25. Amy

    Received your beautiful card and bookmark today!!! I feel so spoiled by your generosity and your wonderful artwork. I am not nearly the artist you are so I hope my card for you won’t disappoint. It is so lovely to receive such an amazing gift and from so far away!!!

  26. Elisa Choi

    Aww, thank you Amy! And I am so happy that you love it. Makes me happy! I cannot wait to receive yours soon! Hugs!

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