Tuesday, May 31, 2011

A Wonderful Gift

This past Mother's Day was a little rough for me as that was the long weekend that my husband drove my oldest daughter Jess out to Southern California to start a new job. My youngest daughter Jenny saved the day by bringing me flowers and taking me out for dinner.

This past weekend, Jess came back to attend her sister's high school graduation and gave me a painting (that she painted)for my Mother's Day gift.

Isn't it beautiful?

Here's a closeup of some of the detail...

This is what she wrote on the back...
Isn't that sweet?

Now, all I have to do is find a great place to display it!

Hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend!



  1. What a beautiful painting! It sounds like you have two wonderful daughters!

  2. What a wonderful gift! This post made me smile so big! :-)

  3. That is wonderful Pam, I love poppies!

  4. That is just gorgeous Pam! I'm sure you will find the perfect spot to proudly display it. What a thoughtful gift! :-)

  5. That is a stunning painting! Your daughter is amazingly talented! What a special gift to treasure forever. LOVE the colors. I am not getting your blog updates...so I have missed a lot. I LOVED your dessert bar for the grad party. FAB!!

  6. It's gorgeous!! Did your daughter paint it?

  7. Wow, did your daughter paint that picture? If so, she is seriously talented! If not, she has amazing taste! Either way, it's an awesome gift, so full of color and life, and what a sweet sentiment she wrote on the back!



  8. This is so beautiful! I love poppies and this painting is simply gorgeous... it is so vibrant! I love it! It will look awesome in any spot.Thanks for stopping by and for your sweet comment. Have a wonderful week!~Poppy


  9. My daughter painted the poppies painting after arriving in California a few weeks ago. I must have deleted that part when I added the link at the bottom. Thanks for all the nice comments!

  10. This is a gorgeous painting! I'm sure you will find the perfect spot for it. It will certainly brighten up any area you choose.

    What a wonderful gift full of thoughtfulness and love!

  11. Oh Pam this is so lovely! What a treasure! I see talent runs in the family! What a wonderful gift..I'll bet you had a few tears over this one!

  12. That is a beautiful painting and a perfect gift.

  13. What a lovely gift! The inscription so sweet! Thanks for stopping by!

  14. I had tears in my eyes when I read her note. The painting is absolutely beautiful!!!

  15. wow, what a talented daughter!!! beautiful :)

  16. Hi Pam! OH, how sweet! I love the poppies your daughter painted for you and I'm sure you'll find the perfect spot for them.
    Thanks for popping in to see me.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  17. Just lovely! She did a beautiful job! Your house must be like my mother's . . . she has my stuff all over - ha! Thank God for mothers :D


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