Monday, November 30, 2009

December Giveaway

Well, I'm back from my vacation.
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.
Suprisingly enough,
I don't think I gained any weight this time.
I mean, I very easily could have. My favorite foods were there in all their glory,
but I was sick as a dog and I wanted nothing to do with food.
I had such a bad cough, the only thing I wanted was water.
I made myself eat because I try not to skip meals
(grr! I get a teensy bit grouchy)
and so I only ate enough to sustain life.
Anyhoo, enough about me...
it's time for you to have a chance to win something!
This piece of wall art is of a little tree... oh so sweet.
Perfect to hang on the wall or lean someplace special.
Just leave a comment on this post.
Make sure to include your email address in your comment if you don't have a blog,
so I can contact you.
Otherwise, I will have to choose someone else. poo.
I will choose the winner Saturday morning.
Tell me dear person.....
What's your favorite Christmas song?
(mine is O Holy Night)

Monday, November 23, 2009

Three Little Reasons...

to be thankful.

three teachers.

hope they like 'em.
*taking custom orders for Christmas until December 7th*

Happy Week!

We're soo excited to get to see family this week.
(I can tell ya that I won't be doing much blogging).
I whipped this up over the weekend and need to get an 8x10 frame for it,
but it goes with my Christmas decor
and I think it'll look cute leaning somewhere in our house.
*if you want one, let me know*

Now where did I put that pumpkin pie....

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Friday, November 20, 2009

Friends, Family, Faith

My son's teacher celebrated her birthday yesterday and this is what I made for her.
Mrs. F came running up to me today at the school and was so excited to say that it was already hanging on a wall in her house.
It did my heart good.

Have a great weekend everyone!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Dove Delivery

When I say that I've been busy, I truly mean it. Not only am I a wife and mom, but I try and manage my Etsy shop, sell my wares in two stores and take custom orders.

It's all great fun, mind you, but for the last couple of days, I've also added to that list:
getting my house ready for company this weekend,
packing for holiday travels,
rearranging the house to accommodate Christmas decorations
(yes, there's usually a tree in every room)...

Whew! Just typing that makes me want to take a big, fat nap.

Anyhoo, here are the frames that just shipped today.
(I promise, I do make other things, but these are the most popular.
We love taking pictures and having frames to put them in, don't we?)

for the lil buckaroo...

are you going home for the holidays?

and because some monkeys are girls....

and ya gotta have the matching crown....

I will be having at least one giveaway after Thanksgiving,
so make sure you keep checking back. My shop will also be closing in a few weeks, so if you are interested in ordering sumpin special, email me soon.
Peace out.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

~wishing you a day of wonder and adventure~

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Heidi's Holiday

Heidi's holiday is off to a great start.
She recently saw some things I put in my etsy shop and placed an order.
For her dudes, she wanted polka dot star ornaments in traditional Christmas colors.

and of course, she wanted a pink and green one for herself.

(I've nicknamed her The Polka Dot Princess)

and she had to have one of my Funky Zebra frames, too.

and because I heart my bestest customers so, I threw in a little bonus...

Thanks, Heidi!

Dove's Devotion

Friday, November 13, 2009

Weekend Wishes

Hope your weekend is chock full of fall fun and fantastic weather!

Warm hugs,
The Chubby Dove

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Rain, Rain, Go Away

*artwork courtesy of my littlest man at age 4*

It's been raining for three days now in this part of NC
and I woke up with a terrible cold.
When I come back from running an errand,
I'm planning on laying low~
maybe tinker around in my studio a bit.
(But I'm afraid I feel too yucky to be creative).

What do you like to do on rainy days?

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Thank You

Thank you
to all the men and women who served our country
and the ones who are currently serving our country~
those who give their lives so I can be free.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Dove Delivery

Custom gift for the Grand Opening of The Lemon Tree Shop & Cafe

Won't their first dollar look adorable in here?

and for Tracey~

order Funky Zebra frame.

The Chubby Dove is playing Santa and has been very busy in her workshop.

She loves this time of year!

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Dove's Devotion

...we've just gotta put our shoes on.

Saturday, November 7, 2009

November Giveaway Winner

The winner of this month's giveaway is:

"Dave, Elizabeth, Charlie and Kate"
who couldn't decide on a favorite Thanksgiving Day food, so she picked apple pie.
( a girl after my own heart)
Thanks to everyone who entered this month.
Have a great day!

Friday, November 6, 2009

Love Note

Yesterday, my seven year old son came home from school with a little bit of a bad attitude. After correcting him, I saw him go over to my desk and get a piece of paper. I thought, 'surely, he's scribbling some kind of nasty note because I addressed his behavior'.

No, instead I got this:

"Dear Mom,

You are so special to me. I would trade nothing. All I want is you".

(and at the top, is a little sketch of his finger pointing to a stick girl me with an "eye heart")

God, I love that boy.

*tomorrow is the big day~click here if you haven't yet entered to win*

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Have A Gourd-geous Day!

Have a gourd-geous day!
*there's still time to enter to win this month's giveaway. Click here for details*

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Home is....

Home is where you hang your hat....
and your coat, jacket, scarf, mittens, purse, backpack...

*Don't forget about this month's giveaway. To enter, click here.*

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

November Giveaway

I have many, many reasons to be thankful and I'm sure you do, too.
That's why this month, I'm giving away this 4x6 picture frame.
To enter, just leave a comment on this post before midnight Friday. I'll randomly pick the winner this Saturday morning.
(if you don't have a blog or your parents named you Anonymous, then please leave me an email address in your comment so I can contact you if you win).
What is your favorite Thanksgiving Day food? Mine is pumpkin pie.

Monday, November 2, 2009

What Can Brown Do For You?

My little guy had a fall party at school
on Friday. Everyone was asked to come
dressed as a community helper.
He chose to wear one of his favorite
dress up outfits and came as the UPS man.

Gotta love those little legs!

*come back tomorrow 'cause I'm having
a giveaway!*

Sunday, November 1, 2009