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Thursday, December 29, 2011

Winter White Garden

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 inspirations for my art.  I like to plant a few pots of Paper white bulbs each week starting in early November so I will have some blooms throughout January until my garden flowers start waking up. In spite of the unusually cold weather and frost we have had in Southern California - my white Iceberg roses are still blooming (they will be cut back in January and seem to want  one last bloom before they are cut back).

Let's join Bentley, my helpful Studio Assistant, in the garden and we will share our Winter White inspirations with you.

"A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance."  Proverbs 15:13

Wishing you and your family Peace, Joy, and Happiness in the New Year.

I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to each and everyone for your visits, comments,
e-mails and to my loyal and special followers. Please let me know if you have any questions or would like to see me paint something special. 

Blessings, Erin


Irene said...

Love how Bentley's fur has a little winter white. He blends in very well with your garden. Your peace sign is warm and inviting.

Ruth Welter said...

Love the roses Erin. Stopping by to wish you a happy and wonderful new year.


Anonymous said...

I like your white garden Erin, especially the Iceberg roses.

The painting with the white roses is beautiful. I like it and the colors are very well balanced.

I wish you a Happy 2012 : health, joy and inspiration in your beautiful home and garden.

Susan Freeman said...

Beautiful! Wishing you and dear Bentley a blessed new year!

Big Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Lady Jane said...

Erin it is always such a pleasure to view your lovely scenes. It is not just for my eyes to behold but it does my soul good to visit here. Hoping you and yours and of course Bentley too have a grand healthy 2012. Hugs, LJ

Vicki Boster said...

Hi Erin-
Happy New Year to you and your sweet Bentley! Your garden is beautiful right now- the paper whites are exquisite.

Even though I've been AWOL from your beautiful blog for the last little bit- I want you to know that I love visiting here. Your beautiful paintings and your gardens are always such a joy to see-- I love how you draw your inspirations from all that surrounds you.

I'll be looking forward to a new year of visits and paintings and following Bentley around your garden.

I hope your new year is Merry and bright-- and full of beautiful inspirations !

Naturegirl said...

Erin: A delightful blog to stop by!
White flowers so appropriate with the fresh start of a New Year!
Wishing you A Happy New Year!