An Original Surprise

November 5, 2007 at 2:42 pm 5 comments

It’s no secret, I guess, that I’m a big fan of Jess at SparksFly. And now I also know that my husband reads my blog. He bought me this original painting for me for our anniversary. I’m so thrilled. (I guess I really should have gotten him something too… Christmas is coming, honey…I love you!). I picked out a beautiful frame today and I can’t wait until it’s all finished and ready to hang so I can admire it every day.

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  • 1. Stella  |  November 5, 2007 at 3:51 pm

    ‘Tis beautiful! What a nice thing to do!

    ~Stella

  • 2. jessilynn  |  November 5, 2007 at 7:25 pm

    It was so much fun working on this with him. 🙂 He was very sneaky, althouhg I did have to point out that etsy saves conversations… 😉

    I am sooo glad you like it so much. I really cant waut ti see it up and framed, how exciting!

  • 3. jessilynn  |  November 5, 2007 at 7:26 pm

    whoops! so many typos there. For some reason, my computer keeps shrinking my font… and it is sooo itty bitty, I can hardly read it, much less see a typo! 🙂

  • 4. potatobird  |  November 7, 2007 at 9:05 pm

    Sparks’s work is beautiful, no wonder you love it! And how sweet of your husband to be thoughtfully sneaky!

  • 5. John  |  November 8, 2007 at 11:56 pm

    I do read your blog. It shows a different side of you which I sometimes don’t see.
    I’m so glad you like the gift. I think it shows a lot about us as a family. Me, with standard, traditional furniture. You with colors and patterns which I couldn’t imagine.
    The chair is warm and inviting, but a little crooked. Perhaps someone has been jumping on the furniture? I can’t guess who 😉
    As always, Everyone is welcome. Just scooch those birds off. Sit down and “Make Yourself Comfortable”.

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