Monday, January 26, 2009

My favorite GIFT!



Here is my mantle and a picture of my little ones. Each year when the children were 3-I had a pastel done of them. A Christmas gift from my parents. I have decided to hang them above my mantle. I love them side by side and will cherish them forever. My master/grand plan is to have an oil done of them together that my husband and I will keep and children can take their pastels with them when they get older and have a place of their own. The artist is Christy Talbott. She is wonderful and I highly recommend her. She has children of her own-so she gets "it" and knows how stressful having a portrait done is. Check out her site and blog and see all of her work.

7 comments:

pineapplegrove@earthlink.net said...

beautiful! love that the mantle is simple so it highlights the pastels
for oil portraits check out www.katherinesavage.com
she is doing one of Mini K right now

Frau said...

Gorgeous!

Paula said...

They are beautiful!

Tickled Pink Talk said...

Oh, I wish I had done something like this for my boys! We have had professional pictures taken, which I LOVE, but there is something so timeless about a portrait.

Beth Dunn said...

Love the mantel! Come by sometime www.socialclimbers.net

Happy Valentines Day.

MBM said...

Beautiful portraits & I love how you displayed them!! So elegant! Have a great weekend.

Tickled Pink And Green said...

Love those!