Wednesday, December 17, 2008

all is bright


Just look at this bright bunch - all decked out in matching ensembles as they anticipate a visit to greet Santa and give him their wish lists.  Simply give this fine lady a hand for successfully preparing this troop in their Sunday best.   I could not resist capturing those sweet things in an illustration.  Christmas in the eyes of a child or parent is truly special.

22 comments:

Anna Spiro said...

What a beautiful bunch of children Patricia!! Hope you are well - haven't commented in ages but I always check in to see what you are up to!!
xx
Anna

pve design said...

Anna,
Oh, how sweet of you to check in while I know you have been up to some pretty fabulous and beautiful things in your very own home!
Thanks for inspiring me each day.
xo
pve

ALL THE BEST said...

So wonderful and festive!! I love it so much!!!

pve design said...

Ronda,
Yes, I loved doing this one, reminded me of one of my favorite movies, "Sound of Music" and all the children dressed from the drapes.
Thanks for your kind comments.
Patricia

Joyce said...

Oh I wish I was a tiny bug on the wall when she opened her email!!! Simply beautiful Patricia! You have one of the BIGGEST hearts I know. xoxo

Kwana said...

They are so beautiful. I'm sure you made her day.

My Notting Hill said...

What a great illustration! They look like such happy kids having a great time together.

Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

Look at those little cherub faces...you captured them so beautifully!

I LOVED your gift to Katie too...that pup was precious!!

What a gift you have!

milly (elephants&redwoods) said...

this is so so so so so cute. I also visited the recepients blog and her fam is adorable. makes me want to have children!! :)

one day.

Courtney said...

Oh how gorgeous! Seleta is going to go nuts for this. So so beautiful.

simply seleta said...

Patricia, thanks to you I have the perfect Christmas gift this year. And it was the ULTIMATE surprise. By the way, the offspring LOVED it too! They were so proud to see themselves in a painting, an exciting first for them.

You have such a generous heart and flair for all things elegant. What an incredible combination to share with the world.

xoxo
Seleta

Joanna Goddard said...

lovely! this is really beautiful. xo

Firefly Hill said...

Hi Patricia,

Thanks for visiting me! I am working on more colorful stockings right now and will contact you as soon as I finish.

Annie

Visual Vamp said...

Everyone should have a family portrait like this!
xo xo

N said...

Oh, I saw this on SS's blog and it's just adorable. You did a wonderful job showing how beautiful her family really is.

Wannabe A said...

Hi. Thanks for your visit. I´ve posted some pictures of the home in Madrid of the main asocciated of Bernard Madoff in Spain, Andres Piedrahita. It´s gorgeous and shows all the items of a new rich's home. He got for Madoff 2.300 millions € from spanish wealthy families who have lost all of it...c'est la vie.
Best regards from Spain.

KricketM said...

What a beautiful portrayal of the Howards! Merry Christmas, Patricia!

Tara said...

They look great!

Karena said...

Patricia, you are so talented and there is such a sense of whimsey and joy in your works of art. I love it!

The 5 Bickies said...

What a lovely surprise! You are so generous to share your "gifts".

Marnie said...

love the bows and the happy children - nice work

3 Peanuts said...

I just found your blog and e-mailed a request for a quote. I love this illustration and have a photo of my kiddos and our last beloved home I am interested in capturing through your artistic eyes. You are so talented!!! We adopted a daughter from China and she and her brothers are at the perfect age for something like this.

Merry Christmas!