Something exciting to share with you all!But first...
It's time to see who won the 3 unframed canvas prints from Artistic Creations by Natasha Burns!! Using the Random Generator the lucky number 30 was picked....Erin@From Our Hart To Yours... that's you!!! How exciting!! I know you will love her beautiful art work.
One of Natasha's beautiful faux cakes!
Natasha is...so creative, funny, genuine, and just...amazing! If you missed her Spotlight you can see it here and you will want to visit her online boutique. So many beautiful things to choose from. I myself am getting some of those wonderful velvet strawberries and I can't resist the faux cupcakes...they will be so pretty in my dining room under my cake stand! Don't forget she does custom orders, great for personal presents or yourself. Thank you again, Natasha for your generosity and sharing with my readers!
She...you might be asking?
You know...my newest baby!
The one I was waiting for on Monday
from the Fed Ex guy...I have decided "it" is a "she".
Are you all still with me?
Call me crazy...I don't mind, my daughter has already said it to me this week..."Mom, why are you naming things that aren't alive?" my reply..."Oh, my dear daughter that is where your wrong....My newest baby, is going to go places with me, see things from my point of view, capture just the right moments...many memories in the making, something to hold on to and pass to my grandkids and their kids and"...I think you all get the point.
Are you ready to meet her? Well she is still warming up...you know, charging her batteries and all. I do however have a portrait of her:
Canon Rebel T1i
*Sigh*...I just love her! Isn't she pretty?
Since deciding "it" would be a "she", of course I had to pick a name for her. I even tried to get some help on my FB from all my savvy and creative friends.
My friend Meme@Screaming Meme gave me a great suggestion on a beautiful name...Meme! She, she gets me...in fact she just did a post today on giving things she loves a name...you must go meet "Poor Pitiful Pearl"...don't let the name fool you, she's divine!
I contemplated this beautiful name, Meme...and then another wonderful friend Kim@Twice Remembered suggested Iris...Oh, Iris is a gorgeous name too. Kim even had a very good reason for picking that name...she said "Iris - the colorful part of the eye that controls light levels similar to the aperture on a camera", yes...I think that does sound great! She is so creative!
Then, it came to me...
See, if we were to have had another baby and just maybe, it had been a girl...her name would have been "Isabella"...just a beautiful name. Mr. Wonderful and I love this name! We always thought it would be fun to call her by the nick names...Belle, Bella, Isa, Izzy...so, why not call my new baby girl just that.
You all will be meeting her soon...I will be in the kitchen playing with Izzy today...I am hoping I will have some beautiful photos to show you tomorrow! How exciting!!
I am sure to get some beautiful photos it will take lot's of practice and playing around with her, even using different lenses...which I am sure Izzy will have fun trying on. I know it will come in time.
Someone I admire for amazing photography...my friend Traci@Traci Thorson Photography! Have you seen her beautiful work? It is gorgeous!! I am grateful to have met her in this blogging world...she is an inspiration! Traci was so nice as to let me share a couple of her pictures with you all...
Sign of Spring
You can buy any of these
beautiful pictures on Traci's Etsy.
I love her photography! Thank you Traci for letting me share a little of your wonderful pictures...so much more to see on her Etsy!
Before I go today I just want to say how honored I was to receive the award...
from A Ruffled Nest! Thank you!! She is new to the blogging world and has a very beautiful blog...stop by and welcome her!
I am off to get some things done so I can start taking some pictures with Izzy!!
Hugs to you all,