Friday, October 23, 2009

Thyme for Christmas cookies all around


I just love making Christmas cookies!

So this wooden bowl is a REAL favorite of mine







Don't the cookies look good enough to eat???
The shading techniques in this pattern were awesome!



I have only painted one of these
and
 I couldn't part with it so it is one of
my most treasured Christmas decorations!




As always I like the back of my pieces to look as good as the front
I painted a piece of holly and signed my name and date.
This is a 

Hugs,
Lynn

10 comments:

  1. I don't blame you for not selling this little jewel. That's a lot of painting in that project. Love the way you finish the backs, too. Special little touches add so much.

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  2. WOW it looks like you can just reach down and pick one up. Very nice. You are very talented.I want to get back into painting bad. I haven't picked up a brush in years.Well except for my makeovers but I would really like to get back into tolepainting. Enjoy your bowl, I can see why you wouldn't want to part with it. It's beautiful. Have a nice weekend,Sherri

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  3. Lovely bowl...puts me in the mood for baking...I love baking German Christmas cookies - reminds me of my childhood growing up in Germany!

    I will start baking in a couple of weeks because the cookies I bake, need to "age" for a few weeks to get nice and chewy....yummm...

    Have a nice weekend!
    Doris

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  4. Oh Lynn, this looks like you could just grab a cookie and eat it. I really like this.
    Your shading is beautiful and love how you do a little something on your pieces on the back. Very clever. Have a good creative day.

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  5. Oh, MY goodness! I love this! You certainly look like they can be picked up an eaten! So very, very talented!

    happy to get a chance to catch up on some blog reading.

    Blessings & Aloha!

    I know that you are an award free blog, but just to let you know I appreciate you following and commenting at my place!
    I have an award (aka bloghug) for you at my place. You certainly deserve this "sweet" one!

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  6. Wow Lynn, those cookies look so real! Looks like are done in 3D. Very beautiful!!
    Brenda

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  7. Excellent job Lynn! Your cookies look so real.

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  8. Hi Lynn! That design just pops! How talented you are!
    Melody:)

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  9. You did a great job, it's beautiful!

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Keep those brushes flying!
Lynn Barbadora @ Painting Thyme Needfuls

"Life is a great BIG canvas and you should throw all the paint you can on it!"
~ Danny Kaye