Thursday, December 30, 2010

Still On The Go...but...A Little Time For Art

Yes  we've  still  been  busy  here  on  the  go  every  day--had  to  hit  the  stores  after  Christmas  (sales  are  too  good  to  pass  up),  visiting  family,  and  yesterday  we  were  here--

in  Cleveland  at  the  Rock  and  Roll  Hall  of  Fame.   We  always  go  here  every  couple  of  years,  and  they're  in  the  process  of  re-designing  it,  and  the  changes  are  good.   I  like  the  way  they  span  over  the  years,  (from  the  50's  till  now), but  mix  them  together  to  keep  the  interest  of  any  age  group.   And   they  always  have  the  top  2  floors (the peak part--it's  so  neat  inside--picture  taking,  not  allowed)  dedicated  to  one  artist  for  about  6  months  or  so.   This  time,  as  you  can  see,  it's  Bruce  Springsteen--not  a  big  fan  of  his--sorry.  It's  a  very  interesting  place  even  if  you're  not  a  big  rock  and  roll  fan--but  we  are--so  we  love  it!

BTW--look  at  the  snow--hardly  any--what's  with  that?  I think  they're  the  only  place  that  didn't  get  that  much.

BUT.....I've  been  able to make  a  little  time  for  art.   Here's  a  sneak  peek--



And  one  more  thing--a  couple  of  people  wanted  to  know  more  about  the  blog  book.  You  can  go  here  to  find  out  more.  I'm  so  glad  that  they  offer  this.  It's  so  great  to  have  an  actual  book  to  see  all  of  the  work  that  you  put  in  to  making  your  blog,  and  what  a  great  item  to  pass  down  to  your  family.

28 comments:

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I am so glad to see a photo of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. My musician friend is originally from Cleveland and he has told me about it. BTW, we have had NO snow, no moisture, and today the temperature is supposed to be over 60F. Can you believe it, with all the snow in the west and the east?

You are such a tease. Those little birds are ADORABLE. I am sure I'm going to love the piece once you unveil it.

Happy holidays and here's to a great rest of your vacation.

Dorthe said...

Dear Diane,
Love the sneak piece of birds, and flower-looks so lively-- and wow, what a building, must be fantastic actually standing there seing it.
Hope your rest hollyday will be spend on equal great experiences.
Hugs,Dorthe

wanda miller said...

how very fun and cool, the rock and roll hall of fame!
oooh, what a teaser with the sneak peek of something good to come...wait, it's already here, right here...BEEOOTIFUL!!!

Buffy said...

I'm glad you had some time to finally do some art,this piece looks like a good one,can't wait to see it.

Jenny Lee Wentworth said...

Fun, at first glance I thought you were in Paris. I love your birds, hope you share the finished piece. I got the sweetest ornament from my hubby with a little birdie on it.
Happy Day to you Diane!
♥jenny

Emelie said...

Hi Diane, I am so interested in your blog book and I know I want one also, they are so great and you post a lot of things about your art, and family, that just have to be saved in this form.

I see your enjoying your self having a little time to do other things and we all need that.

Wishing you the best new year, much inspiration and art plus all the other things you love.

kluless said...

Love those little birdies on your new art and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame sounds like great fun! Wishing you a happy New Year!

Serena said...

It sounds like you've having lots of fun! The sneak peak looks lovely so I can hardly wait to see the rest.

Thanks for the blog book link ~ :)

Happy New Year to you!

sharon said...

I can always count on you to see bright cheery birds and colors Diane...love your bird sneek peek!

No snow here either, and I am lovin it!

Gloria said...

Hi Diane. Funny you should mention about the book. I am doing my blog bangle book. I wish I could do my viva la vida blog but I have to many posts and lots videos. I love your birds. Sounds like you are having fun. Enjoy.

Heather said...

what a fun trip! hope you have a happy new year as well :)

Betzie said...

Hi Diane!
What a great book you got!!! Such thoughtful gifts that will surely be treasured! You are blessed with such a wonderful family. I just have two sons but wish I had had MORE! Kids are the best!
I hope you have a great New Year and continue with all your heart's desires! betzie

Marlynn said...

I am so LOL - At first I thought you were at the Louvre in Paris. Oh well, fun thought! Happy New Year to you and your family, and Bob!

Cassie Shella said...

Love your blog:) I found you via the Strathemore Journal workshop. I live in Norwalk, Ohio but am originally from Cleveland and yes you are right - we have almost no snow compared to the rest of the northeast! And I'm not sure how that happened either. Have a great New Year and I will be back to visit again!

rebeca trevino said...

Diane!
before the year ends I wanted to reach out to you to wish you and your family a new year, filled with smiles, warm cookies and many, many art days.
I also wanted to say thank you for your inspiration and support during this past year. Even though you and I have never met, I feel like we have been friends for years.
Keep creating!
PS the Blog book is terrific!

Faerie Moon Creations said...

What a fun place to visit! Thanks for sharing the link on the blog book. You are right - it does make a wonderful gift. Hope you and yours have a wonderful and enchanting New Year! Theresa

Deb Harvey said...

Our daughter was just at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the house in a Christmas Story. I hope to visit Cleveland sometime next year... My nephew will be playing with the Browns next season!!! Just found out today! YAY!
I can't wait to see your new art! I love the birds!!!
Have a great evening and a very Happy New Year!
Deb

Diana said...

Happy New Year, Diane! So happy to have met you this year. Your blog is an inspiration to me. I, too, thought you were in Paris for a split second. :( Love your work and will be watching all your creative endeavors for the New Year!

Lovey said...

Hey Diane...Happy New Year!

Melissa said...

Happy New Year Diane!
May this one be a happy, healthy, creative one!
Smiles-
Melissa

Ophelia said...

Awesome! Looks like you are having such a great time...and as always...your work is gorgeous! Happy New Year to you!

Jessie said...

Happy new year Diane! :) xx

Gloria said...

Hi Diane. Just wanted to let you know you are a winner in my blog giveaway. Please email me your postal and I will get it out to you next week. Congrat! Enjoy your new year.

Tammie Lee said...

sounds like you have had a wonderful holiday season, i am happy for you.

thank you for the link for the blog book, yours looks wonderful, a special gift. Did they include the comments in the book?

Wishing you a lovely 2011!

Tam Hess said...

I just discovered your blog! Fun to read all your "happenings" :) Beautiful art. I love collage and birds. Wish we would get some snow, it's rare here in Oregon. Thanks for sharing.

Marilyn Rock said...

Great photo and you don't have to be sorry about not liking "The Boss". I'm not a fan either. Love your little birds! Beautiful. Happy and Healthy New Year to you and yours! xxoo

Emakesart said...

Thank you for sharing about the blog book, what an amazing thing to have! I'm going to check out the link right now!!

xoEsther

william said...

very nice indeed xxx

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