BY NOW, if you have followed this blog for any length of time – you know that I POST HARDLY EVER BUT I post daily on 3 different instagrams : @leslidevitopaintings @myoldcountryhouse and @leslidevito – which hopefully makes up for it – maybe just a little? Still I miss blogging and YOU like heck! I really… Read More WHAT IS ON THE (HOUSE) HORIZON FOR 2019???
HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2019 IS GOING TO BE AMAZING! ALL MINI PAINTINGS ARE 50% OFF THROUGH JANUARY 4 DOG-A-DAY IS BACK! I will paint a dog each day for the month of February ! I AM NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR 2019 DOG-A-DAY PAINTINGS. ALL PAINTINGS WILL BE THE 10 X 10 SIZE AT THE… Read More 2019 IS HERE AND DOG-A-DAY IS BACK!!!
MERRY CHRISTMAS 2018
This is my 8th Christmas with My Old Country House 8 years! Every Christmas for the last 5 years I have shared my wish for Christmas. Not surprising – it is always the same. This will be the last Christmas where I have a child living at home/ So very Much is going to change… Read More ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS
I have never been this behind on Christmas EVER!!! The combination of an ART show that opened December 1st and ALL OF MY pet portrait holiday commissions set me behind and I am SCRAMBLING to make Christmas happen. I KNOW I KNOW – it isn’t about the stuff…and we have dialed back dramatically but… Read More TOP 10 HOLIDAY SHOPPING LIST FOR TEENS AND COLLEGE KIDS
Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! VISIT NO CODE NEEDED TO SAVE 40% OFF ALL ORIGINAL PAINTINGS INCLUDING THE NEW MINIS I added 50 NEW paintings this week – – there is something for everyone on your shopping list – including YOU! Quantities are limited. My Mom was the consummate bargain shopper. She used to… Read More BLACK FRIDAY DEALS!!!
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!! I was looking back at the very first thanksgiving post – I wrote for this blog in 2011 “HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I am watching the MACY”S parade and thinking about how I have so much to be Thankful for this year. My Kids (2012) …. My Family… my Home…. my Friends…my Health my Dog…my… Read More HAPPY THANKSGIVING
Happy (almost) Thanksgiving!!! I feel like I have been punked and someone removed 10 days from November because I cannot believe it is already Thanksgiving. IT WAS JUST Halloween! We have two college students coming home so the excitement is building and I swear even the dogs are getting ready to greet the kids! My stretchy pants… Read More Upcoming Art Show and Black Friday Sale
NOVEMBER 5, 1994. Our wedding day. 24 years ago TODAY – my best friend and I tied the knot – got hitched – stood in front of our closest family and friends and vowed – “for better and worse…and all that jazz!” And here we are – 24 years later. Has it been easy? Hell… Read More HAPPY (24TH) ANNIVERSARY – WEDDING GIFTS – WHAT WE STILL USE!
IT is not my nature to follow trends in my decorating style – though I do have to admit to picking up a few along the way. However – I am fascinated by them. In fact, I think if I were to be in college I would want to take a class called “The Psychology… Read More DECORATING TRENDS FOR 2018 – HOW DID THEY PLAY OUT?