Friday, June 17, 2016

Paint Party Friday

It's Friday and time to go the big 
Paint Party with Eva & Kristin. 
A weekly gathering of kindred spirits who enjoy the world of creative painting and other such things ! 
Only one project this week...
...another little burlap bag that my rice comes in. This time I decided to go with a butterfly theme and so meet
The Monarch Queen. 
Here's the first bag I painted a couple of months ago.
The bags come looking like this...
...we eat a lot of rice so it doesn't take us long to go through a 2 pound bag. I've been using them to take my snacks to work with me . Just perfect for an apple , yogurt and a drink. 
It's summer and the heat is here now. It's been miserable with heat in the upper 90°s and the humidity almost as high. Any yard work has been done in the late evening and early mornings. The flowers are going nuts thought with the heat. 

Just a sample of what's blooming at our place this week :) 
Don't forget to check out the other great artist this week at....
Paint Party Friday
Today's Random Thoughts


  1. Your bag came out great Carol. Its fun seeing the finished result since you posted its genesis the other day. And wow, your flowers are looking fantastic. Did you ever get any rain? have a great weekend.Hugs-erika

  2. Beautiful pieces, i luv the last quote best
    Happy PPF

    much love...

  3. Beautiful work Carol, love those little bags, our rice here is always just in boxes:( The garden flowers are looking great. We are still waiting for summer....Happy PPF, hugs, Valerie

  4. I like your idea of recycling the rice bags. Reminiscent of my childhood and Mama making our little dresses from flour bags. Your Monarch girl is beautiful. She could easily fit into your gorgeous flower garden.

  5. Love your rice bag and how you upcycle it in different ways Carol. We're beginning to get that heat too but honestly i don't mind it at all tho we do have central air in the house:) Lovely flowers and random thoughts. Happy weekend!

  6. You are definitely a reason why I believe in the goodness of people!! Just sayin!! Always such great messages!! Love your burlap bag pretty!! I thought you might enjoy my burlap bag story here!!

    I ended up giving the bag to my cousin...because I have the blog story and knew she would love it more! Have a great weekend!

    Hugs Giggles

  7. You middle random thought... I need to listen to that! Your flowers look pretty and I love The Monarch Queen. It has been pretty nice here Friday and yesterday but today is going to be another story! Good Morning, Carol!

  8. The burlap bag art is just wonderful. Wish we had some of that heat here. My favorite flower in you garden is the passion flower. Stay cool.

  9. Love that butterfly girls. :) Great flowers as well.

  10. Such a cute bag you get with your rice! I've never seen that before. I would buy those too, I love how you're transforming them! your flowers are so beautiful, I'm especially enchanted by the 6th flower-picture. Such a unique, special flower.... Enjoy the sun, even though it's hot! I'm longing for that blue sky, here we've only been having rain :-(