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Friday, December 16, 2011

Cottage Christmas

Welcome.  I am so happy that you stopped by. My garden gate is always open for you to come in and sit and relax with a cup of tea while I share with you the inspiration for my art.  This year  Bentley, My Study Assistant, was the inspiration for my Christmas card.

Let's take a little tour of my Christmas Cottage and garden and I will show you the inspiration for my  card.

"And the angel said to them. "Do not be afraid  I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all people."  Luke 2

Wishing you and your family all the joy, the hope, and the wonder of Christmas.

Blessings, Erin


Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas to you and Bentley - your card is adorable.

Maura @ Kisiwa Creek Photography said...

Merry Christmas Erin! I hope you and your family have a wonderful time over the holidays. Your home looks lovely in it's red white and blue and green colors and your card is absolutely perfect! Have fun over the next week getting things ready for the big day but don't forget to put your feet up and enjoy the season. Take care.
Maura :)

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Happy holidays! And thanks for sharing your beautiful art! ♥♥♥

Terra said...

Merry Christmas Erin. I love your art work and your garden and Bentley.

Anonymous said...

How lovely your home looks, so well decorated and the card is just perfect.

Erin, I wish you the Merriest of Holidays and Peace and Joy in the coming year and of course a lot of painting.

Sonia said...

Beautiful Christmas decoration. Love your teapot and cups! Everything looks so pretty!
Miss Bloomers

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh my gosh, Erin, this is pure HAPPINESS here!!! I love your colors and decor--WOW!! (I have to send my friend Marcia over here because she will be doing some serious swooning!)

Merry Christmas to you and your family~

Cindy Adkins said...

I didn't realize that you painted that amazing card--wow, you are super-talented--It is gorgeous!!!

Cindy Adkins said...

I love your art! Discovered you on Cindy Adkins' Whimsical Musings blog (she and I share the same first and last name, by the way! Don't want to confuse you! lol) I'm your newest follower!
Cindy @ Art, Books, Tea

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Christmas looks lovely at your cottage Erin! Wishing you and Bentley a very Merry Christmas.

Anonymous said...

Erin, your blog is gorgeous, your red door a dream of mine, and Bentley, well simply adorable. :) My friend Cindy from Whimsical Musings recommended your page knowing my taste and she is right as usual. I look forward to visiting.
Merry Christmas!

Vicki Boster said...

Oh Erin- your home is so beautifully decorated- it just shimmers with festive colors and decorations. I love all that red against your beautiful white walls.

Bentley is THE perfect inspiration for this year's card-- I love this card! (You are just so talented!)

I hope your Christmas was simply splendid--