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Friday, June 10, 2011

Paint Party Friday " What do you stand for"

This is a large cradle board I did a short while back! It always starts out as one thing  and ends up completely different! I loved the evolution of Kristens painting, you can check it out here!
It sits in my downstairs powder room. I'm hoping it inspires thought! I know if you stand for nothing you'll fall for anything! So " What do you stand for?"   I purposely left out the question mark! 

Here is a view sitting on the  commode!  Funny how the two photos
show completely different tone of turquoise! This is more the likeness.
I've always stood for children, animals and abused women! Giving them a voice when they didn't have one. Often getting me in trouble for speaking up! I called the SPCA on a neighbor when I was in my twenties because he left his dog tied up while on holidays! I was furious! I have been a confidante when children have needed someone they could trust. Sometimes I've had dilemmas knowing I needed to speak up but couldn't for safety reasons! Thankfully blogs are a nice outlet to be heard!

I know this is a paint party Friday, and I should stay on  a happy note, but some how
I have contacted the flu so I'm late posting. Who has the flu in June? It's a chest cold, with chills and fever! My daughter and her husband have been so awesome, they made me delicious homemade chicken soup, and brought me piles of blended cold drinks, and medicine! Keep checking on me as I stay in my room, contaminating only the upstairs! I'm wishing myself well soon!


Netty said...

Happy PPF and I hope you feel better soon. Loving your sign and what a great place to keep it.... Annette x

NatashaMay said...

This is beautiful! Thanks for visiting my blog. It gave me a chance to find your awesome art. I'm off to take a look around. :)

Cameron said...

Oh gosh...I hope you feel better soon!

I love the sign :D

Unknown said...

I love this - I stand for art!!!

BahamaDawn said...

i love that sign adn the colors that you used! great work!

Nelly said...

This is a great idea. And you put it in a spot that you will see first thing in the morning and the last thing in the evening. Awesome!

Janet said...

Your painting is great! And it looks perfect sitting over the door.

I'm sorry you're not feeling so good but it sounds like you're getting a bit of pampering. Get lots of rest and enjoy all the homemade goodies.

Christine said...

I like your sign and what it stands for!

Pam Tucker said...

Wonderful sign! I love the sentiment behind it. Beautiful colors you chose here. Glad to have found you! LOVE your art! Happy Paint Party Friday! Hope you feel better soon. :)

Anonymous said...

The sentiment of this is cool. You crack me up with the view from the can :)
Of course you are right, if you stand for nothing at all, then how the hell can you know who you are?


Geckostone said...

Ugh, the flu in June? Poor babe. Your sign is wonderful though!!!!Hope you feel better. Deb

EVA said...

Hope you feel better quickly! The sign is fabulous!

gma said...

So those standing at the commode won't be able to see it.
It's cute Sherry.
I stand for

SHERI COOK said...

I like this piece and it's placement. I wanna stand for artists supporting artists! HAPPY PPF and feel better soon!

Kristin Dudish said...

This is such a wonderful sign! The colors and shapes (and the message) are fantastic :) I love that you hung it up above the doors (an often neglected bit of wall space)... fabulous!

I hope you feel better soon - I'm glad that your daughter and son-in-law are taking such good care of you!


p.s. Thank you so much for mentioning my post!

Victoria said...

Hi Giggles..lovely to meet a fellow creative and fellow Canadian!Yay..such a super -beautiful piece..very inspiring..I love the harmony and joy it exudes..very uplifting colors!

Paula - Buenos Aires said...

Cool hanging place, I will be looking at my doors differently today. Thanks for the inspiration!
Lovely colours, they are so vibrant and inviting.
~~~Get well wishes for you~~~

ger chouinard said...

Giggles: Love your 'ABOUT ME' statement ... An independent peace loving goddess in a romance with Art and Words! Liberal minded, spiritual, creative lover of color! Has inspired me to write my own (since it has been blank forever!) LOVE your blog ... just arrived and will be spending some time here today. Glad I found you through PPF! ... I love WORDS too!

ger chouinard said...

p.s. please feel better soon :)

Gerri Herbst said...

Happy PPf, though abit late. Love your painting and style. Feel better hun...thanks for visiting me this weekend. take care, gerri

Jingle Poetry At Washington State said...

brilliant craft.
love your color tastes.

What a thrill to land on your amazing poetry land.
Come sharing your poetry with us today,
First time participants are welcome sharing 1 to 3 random poems or poems unrelated to our theme.

Hope to see you linked in.
Happy Tuesday!

Anonymous said...

am very late to ppf this week but am getting round so many blogs! this is wonderful and what a great idea of location! it does inspire thought. i stand for animals-giving a voice to the voiceless and it is something i'm pretty passionate about these days. i love the colour of your bathroom btw!

Darla said...

Great sign. Good thought provoking question.
hope your summer flu is quickly over.

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