Hello my lovely friends!
I confess the heat has been so unrelenting that my thoughts have been turning to winter. [I never thought I'd say that.] That's why I chose the painting above for this month's note to you. I'm thinking cool thoughts.
We've been doing a lot of hard work outside this month. We ripped the old back addition of the house off and dug out a crawl space in preparation for the new back end to be built. When finished, that addition will be home to a new mudroom, a pantry and the new kitchen. We discovered that the original siding on that part of the house was a green very popular in the 1920s and 30s. Also a section of house siding was painted a soft yellow [same wall!]. Another section of original siding was painted dark red. It's possible that all three colors were on the house at the same time, but I sure hope not.
Along with the abundance of heat and the abundance of house colors, I've been having an abundance of ideas. And then feeling a little overwhelmed at all the decisions to make. I think that goes hand in hand with all creative endeavors - and house projects. You can read more about that on the blog
©Robin Edmundson, 'Overgrown Barn - July', watercolor, 8 x 10 inches.
Framed to 11 x 14 inches. $280.
May you find your own good balance between abundance and overwhelm. Summer blessings!
P.S. I'll be sending out postcards in the next couple of weeks for my upcoming show in Bloomington, Indiana. I'd love to send you one! Please email me and let me know what your mailing address is. firstname.lastname@example.org