Tuesday, July 27, 2010

A dress every month...what a fun project...and so many yummy things .....

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I was visiting Nan over at Nan's Niche and found out about this fun challenge on a site called Alice and Camilla.....there is an ongoing monthly Dress Up challenge and the dresses are all so wonderful. I am late to the party this year....but I know I will catch up...because these mini projects are so much fun to do....

I create a watercolour and ink painted dress for this challenge!!!

I think one of these watercolour dresses would look super cute in a nice frame ...so I think I will be making more of these.....

I also am so happy with my gardens this year....what a perfect summer....Lots of fun and the work is always worth it ....



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and I just had to share the fun dinner I made lastnight....a homemade bacon, onion, three cheese and green olive pizza....and then we swam more and enjoyed some chocolate lattes with a fun dessert I will have to share with you all...

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I love summer and all the local great food that we can grow and shop for!!!

Have a wonderful day!!!

Hugs
Diana

18 comments:

Sherry said...

Your dress is delightful especially with the matching handbag! The little dresses really are so much fun - I look forward to seeing more of yours.

(Your produce and pizza do look yummy - not to mention that delicious dessert!)

Nancy Y said...

Your dress is fantastic! I love the little purse to match, it's perfect!

Tammie Lee said...

look at that beautiful bounty! and the dress is so so cute!

Nan said...

Your dress is adorable! Can't wait to see what you do next! Love WC and ink projects. That was my first medium and still my favorite.

Joanie Hoffman said...

What a yummy posting! The pizza & fruit & veggies, & the pizza again, look delicious!
The dress- I love the dress! So colorful & girly & Summery. Isn't this fun!!

Cindy Adkins said...

Ohhhh Diana,
I LOVE your dress!!! Isn't this so fun? I don't know if you saw my Paris dress, but this is now my favorite challenge...
I made the ones for Aug-Nov...now I've to do December!
I love how all the dresses look different...it's all so precious!
Also, if you get a chance, look on the Dress Up challenge for July and there's a woman named Anna from Frosted Petunia...She has hers hanging in a miniature closet--it's adorable!!! (I know you'd love it too.)

Well, I am so excited to see yours--it's so perfect!!!
HUGS,
Cindy
xoxox

Deborah said...

Swoonalicious! All of it. I want a dress like that, although you would look better in it. I have serious garden envy right now!!! How wonderful. I think I should come up there for the month of August.
**blows kisses** Deb

Gini said...

Aw such a cute dress and love the handbag!
Hope you make some more :-)
Gini
xx

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Diana,

Love the cute dress and matching handbag, such a fun piece of artwork.
Your produce from your garden is wonderful and isn't summer fabulous for all the fruit and vegetables that are about. The pizza, dessert and chocolate lattes, look delicious.

Have a happy week
Hugs
Carolyn

Sophia said...

Well, well, your gardens are coming along quite well!! You lucky girl! :) I miss my gardens. Maybe next year.

And what an adorable dress. I especially like the little purse to go with it.

Tanoshiboy said...

diana - i found your site by accident, but I'm glad I did. :)

Julie's blog log said...

Loving your new look and your dress! Your so able to create everything beautifully you put your hands too!
Gifted lady!
All my love to you!

Julie

Jenxo said...

mmmm, your food and veges look absolutely delicious...

thank you for stopping by blog and your dress is wonderful, i'm sure it wont take you long to catch up!

Halle said...

Oh my...your dress is so cute! And Pink! I have a mini love affair with the color pink!

Your veggies look fantastic as well.

Thanks for stopping by my blog and taking the time to comment!!

Margaret said...

I love your July dress, a gorgeous summery creation! I can't wait to see your catch up! Great to have you playing along! Margaret

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

What a darling first dress for this project. I'm sure you will catch up very soon. This watercolor is wonderful. I can't draw anything, so am in awe of your skills. I like how you plan to frame it rather than put it into a wardrobe/closet. Hope to see more soon.

bad penny said...

At last it's letting me leave a comment !
I just love this dres & the matchig bag - so bright & cheerful.

purplepaint said...

Love your dress! Your garden is doing much better than mine! I got a late start due to snow flurries May 15th! Marva

 
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