I love meeting new people! Yesterday I met the nicest, most talented women at the event in Charlotte and today I get to go back again!!!…I promise to give you a run down, but of course I am a bit behind this am so I will leave you with one of my latest (favorite) paintings… Read More PAINTING PAINTING and driving
***************************************** BUDGET KITCHEN MAKEOVER DECONSTRUCTED – PART 3 We continue breaking down the kitchen makeover 6. COUNTERTOPS I spent a good few years, on my regular LOWES and HOME DEPOT runs, wandering over to the Kitchen countertop section, running my fingers over the samples…dreaming of my Beautiful Marble Countertops..then for a while I had a… Read More BUDGET KITCHEN DECONSTRUCTED – PART 3
Family Circle Magazine came for a visit this summer!!! It was truly a special day…Quite surreal and yet…QUITE REAL…the crew, which consisted of 4 people: Tina – the Family Circle Magazine Photo Director, Lynda – the Photo Prop Stylist, David – the Photographer and the Photo Assistant – Matthew . They ALL could not… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – FAMILY CIRCLE MAGAZINE……..all “the right ingredients”
MABEL Stopped being a dog around year 2 of what would be her 19+ years AS A DOG/PERSON. She belonged…or rather owned my friend Nancy…. heart , line and stinker…and they spent the better part of 20 years growing up…forging careers…even garnering a few Oscar Nominations… Mabel was the consummate “Girl’s best friend”…as good a… Read More MABEL, MABEL STRONG AND ABLE…WE SURE MISS YOU UNDER THE TABLE
pretty pretty PLEASE CLICK BELOW IF YOU HAVE NOT YET “FAVORITED” PHOEBE’S BEDROOM!!! WITH ALL OF MY PINTEREST, FACEBOOK AND LOVELY BLOG FOLLOWERS…I AM SURE TO WIN!!! EXCITING NEWS! I found out today that my PAINTINGS have been accepted to be shown and sold by UGALLERY !! This means that in a very short time… Read More UGALLERY AND LESLI DEVITO PAINTINGS…THAT’S ME!!!
Sasunnach Is a beautiful English Bulldog, with personality PLUS who sadly passed away this past Easter Sunday. She was nearly 12 years old. She was loved dearly by her owners, including three young boys who Sassunach believed were HER babies. The Portrait was done as a gift for an anniversary which takes place later this… Read More CUSTOM PET PORTRAITS – SASUNNACH
UPDATED 2016 : I LOVE COLOR AND THE WALLS OF MY OLD COUNTRY HOUSE HAVE REFLECTED MY SEARCH…NOT FOR THE PERFECT COLOR..BUT THE PERFECT BALANCE OF COLOR. THEY HAVE ALSO FOLLOWED OUR FAMILY THROUGHOUT THE MANY PASSAGES. FROM LITTLE GIRL PINKS AND BABY BOY BLUES TO A MORE SUBTLE BACKDROP TO ALL OF THE COLOR… Read More THE PAINT COLORS OF MY OLD COUNTRY HOUSE
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I have one magnet on my refrigerator which reads….. “Barn Burnt Down Now I can see the Moon”. This is one of my favorite quotes, written by 17th century Poet & Samurai, Masahide, whose barn did actually burn down, and which inspired him to write this haiku. I LOVE BARNS….they are one of my favorite… Read More TIME TO PAINT SOME BARNS
FORBES MAGAZINE that first impressions are made within the first 7 seconds of meeting someone. and that is is often what we DO and NOT what we say…that contributes the most to others people’s perceptions of us. “First impressions are more heavily influenced by nonverbal cues than verbal cues.” Look closely at this photo…everything that is… Read More GALLERY WALL – KID ART