Monday, April 8, 2013

G is for Garden Markers by Moi

I decided to power up my garden markers this year.  I got the idea on Pinterest.  And may I add an emphasis on idea because I looked at this picture:

And said... "Well, THERE'S an idea I can improve on."  Which is big of me to say.  Because although I've always considered myself smarter than most average and above average bears (bordering genius really).  And, considering I've always known I was burdened with good looks that challenged those of Helen of Troy. (Everyone thinks so.) And because I'm flat out funny (ProofMore proof Extended proof.)  That there makes up the tri-fecta.  I've never considered myself artsy.  That I left to my sisters.  Talent overfloweth.

"Birthday Flowers" by Victoria.
Hanging in my bathroom.

"Doug" by Victoria

"After" by Victoria

"Abstract" by Julia

"That's Amore" by Julia

Julia's got herself a fancy Etsy shop too! Bee tee dubya.  I've pretty much stuck to coloring books.  But this Pinterest pin sparked something within me.  So, while I didn't think I could really do all that well... I knew I had my other qualities to fall back on and I might as well give it a whirl.  And I had a vision in mind.  Well...
Watch out Julia!  and Victoria!  And Wassily Kandinsky!

Take THAT Georgia O'Keeffe.
My specialty is painting vegetables on rocks that I stole from The Pond and using them as garden markers.  Ka-freekin-boom!
Bit of a niche market, right Henri Matisse? A bit time consuming.  But... like my predecessors, van Gogh and Seurat... I'm just artsy enough to appreciate that.

Last year's A to Z: G is for Giant Baby.  Kole was a rocking11 pounds... it's been constantly one upped since.


Kar said...

Pats, as it turns out, you are artistic, too. You really are a renaissance woman. I totally need to make those for our herb garden....

Rowena said...

Love them, I think art in the garden is a great idea. I love the little signs you can get too

Brett and Tiffany said...

Great idea! I might have to try it this year! My kids love to paint rocks...I think I will let them do that for me!

Pam Margolis said...

yours are cute but i think i'm in love with Doug.

Juli said...

I LOVE THESE!!! Please tell me though that you sealed them super well so they won't fade. I painted my house numbers on a rock out front and forgot... needless to say now a days it's just a plain old rock. :(

Now... let's see a tomato rock!

Silvia Villalobos said...

Thanks for the laugh, had loads of fun reading this. Talented, absolutely.
Different G post, in a good way.
Silvia @ Silvia Writes

Linda Hamonou said...

I like those, rock painting could even be use somewhere in the house.

loverofwords said...

Great idea and very well done!

Michelle said...

Wonderful! A thousand times better than my tired plastic stake with the penciled writing smeared off.