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nothing special

Hi everyone! This week has a title ‘nothing special’ because nothing special happened. Just good, daily life. How about you, how was your week? This is for Paint Party Friday ‘gouache trees’ ThemeArt September 2019 theme is ‘fifty’ This month I’ll ‘send’ all my entries to you with a ’50 stamp’ 🙂 •   Teemakuu-50

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summer’s over…

Hi everyone! It’s true, here in Finland summer is over! Is your summer over? The other day I picked last strawberries… We bought this hanging basket in June Three months we enjoyed these sweet berries… This week I’ve been painting with gouache, acrylics… ‘Trees with white flowers’ Paint Party Friday   ThemeArt September 2019 theme

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flowers, stones and tip of the day

Hi everyone! How are you? I’ve been trying to learn how to paint clouds and waves. It’s hard! Looks so easy but when I try to blend the colours…oh, but I’ll try and try, one day I can do them, clouds and waves! Acrylic flowers are easy 🙂 Paint Party Friday   This is for 

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small drawings

because I haven’t had time to do bigger ones 🙂 But this week has been good! Still organizing things. I found my old diaries…when I was 13, 15…I really don’t miss those days! Have you saved your old diaries? How do you feel when reading them? I did these small b/w drawings one day when

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summer is not over…

but hubby will be back to work on Monday. We’ve been diligent couple getting everything done in and out 🙂 Still have to mow the lawn and do some small things… This week I haven’t had time to paint but I drew this ‘dance, dance…’ with colored pencils and some ink Paint Party Friday  

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in the summertime

when the weather is HOT! This weekend it’s hot but only a couple of days and then we’ll be back to our ‘normal’ temperatures… I’ve been listening audiobooks, mainly Swedish (read in Finnish) crime stories. I didn’t know how violent stories people can write – women and men. Do they get ideas from police archives

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birch seeds…

are everywhere! They fly like birds. Did you know  that 1 kg contains 5-8 MILLION seeds! Our terrace is covered with them and they fly inside without asking 🙂 Right now – and next week! – we have perfect summer weather. Early morning, sun and a cup of coffee – oh, yes! via GIPHY This

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summer is…

sea, bark boat, flowers and strawberries…   We’ve had summer guests. The weather has been interesting. One day cool and rainy, next warm and sunny, cool and grey, warm and sunny – like a circle or rolloercoaster… Our little guest made this bark boat. I did this watercolor painting one day when sitting in our

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top three

of this week: First I heard it, then I saw it and shot a picture (not very sharp, sorry) great spotted woodpecker (käpytikka) This morning I saw this miracle Usually all greens die in my care 🙂 This orchid has been sitting by itself. Every now and then I just put it in water and

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it’s Midsummer!

Hi everyone! It’s the time of the year when most Finns are escaping to summerhouses or at least to countryside to BBQ, drink, swim, celebrate midnight sun. This is also the time when most Finns start their summer vacation, on average four weeks. I call this ‘Midsummer abstract’… Paint Party Friday   Hope you all

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