Welcome to my little corner of the crafty blogasphere. My name is Vicki and I blog about home*craft and everyday adventures from the heart of the valley in the Pacific Northwest.

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Thank you for sharing your story about your teacher and friend. I loved it. Your paintings are so sweet and charming. I've been enjoying your embroidery patterns and appreciate you sharing with us all these fun projects.

I also went to Orange Coast College back in the early 70's. I can't remember my favorite teachers name but the class was Oceanography. Good times.


Lovely story, and your paintings are just charming. I love the fruit ones. Thanks so much for sharing the story and the artwork.


Your paintings are truly lovely and deserve to be displayed:) I also loved the story that went with them.


Such a sweet post Vicki. I love your use of color in your artwork :) How fun.
Smiles, DianeM


What a charming story of your teacher and friend. I enjoyed reading it so much and I'm so glad that you found your treasures for they are surely that. Love the little orange watering can and your drawing of it is delightful.


Dear Vicki, How sweet it is for you to share a part of your history. I love your paintings, and your story. How wonderful it is you found your treasures from the past. Thank you for sharing.


If I were such an artist as you I would have all of these framed and on my walls.

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I too think these are deserving of frames. They're so colorful and pretty, and would look wonderful displayed all together.

You are an inspiration, Vicki, and so talented. I wonder sometimes, if you truly realize how much of a difference you make with the thoughts that you share.

I've always wanted to draw and paint, and have wondered if it can be taught, or do you really have to have some talent to begin with? Sometimes I think back to times past, when ladies seemed to draw and watercolor in their journals, and did nature studies. I've always been drawn to that thought. I'm not very good at drawing, but maybe, I'll try again.



I think there's a touch of Tausha Tudor in you :)


What a charming part of your life you have so generously shared. Thank you so much! What fun that you found it after having thiught it had disappeared. Your art is really lovely and I agree that you should frame it and display it as a group.

Do you know what happened to your instructor/mentor/ friend? That would be fun to know too, wouldn't it?

Thanks again.

grammycarolynn..."Chenille Cottage" Blog

Oh, how wonderful! You are so very talented and in so many ways!
I love your blog...with all it's cheery posts and red checks!
Happy Rednesday!

Rachel Reeves

I just love this place on the internet. It makes me so happy and cheery ;)

Both of those colleges are down the street from me-and I went to CCC!

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