5/18/12

favorite things

In honor of her birthday Jenn at Just Add Water Silly wants us to celebrate our favorite things.  I have lots of fave things....So for Artists' Playroom, here's just a few, in no particular order.


I love me a good book!  (now this was an interesting shot to set up, and without my glasses - I couldn't read anything!)


I love me some warm chocolate chip cookies and cold milk.  (but not now, I'm dieting...sigh)


I find it hard to resist ribbon.


I love me lots of dangly, colorful, collagey type jewelry (I made some of these).


I love me some rusty, dusty, mangled goodness (this is an old car fender up close & personal).


I love Seattle.  It's so picturesque, so friendly, so.....home.


I love tropical beaches and I love traveling to get there - white sand, turquoise water, blue skies - exactly the opposite of what we see in Seattle (this one is Tahiti).


I love flowers, all shapes and sizes - they make me smile


Finally, I love my family and they are my favoritest thing of all.  My three guys make my heart happy (this is from last year).

Obviously I had a hard time choosing one thing - unlike Tracey who loves her tea and teacups, I don't have a main fave.  And, I can't really draw well enough to capture most of these favorites, so I'm sharing my photos.  I'm off to see what the others are sharing about their favorite things.



17 comments:

  1. I love this post... and yes I love my tea cups but I love reading almost as much... I have a book and a cup of tea waiting not so patiently for me... our piles of books could be related I think... and the flower photo took my breath away... so stunning... and the rust... so much wonderfulness here Terri...xx

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  2. how nice to see all the things you love, the family picture is great, wow that flower, did you take that picture, amazing

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  3. I love seeing all your favourites. Your rusty car part at first glance looked to me like a silk scarf ;).
    Stay inspired!

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  4. I am madly in love with that first photo of you in the books. You have actually given me an idea of how I can play at APR this week. Not sure what the last day is to enter, since I've never seen the cutoff day and time, but if I have time, I'll do something similar to what you did. ONLY my camera won't be taking photos anywhere nearly as nice as yours.

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  5. Oh these are just terrific! That first one especially is so very creative and cool.

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  6. I want to draw all your pictures but the best one by far is your beautiful family. Thanks for sharing this week Terrie.
    Best,
    Jenn

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  7. A great post Terrie, gave me an idea for more Flickr post

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  8. Sigh. Sweet sentiments with wonderful pictures!

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  9. We share a lot of likes! I read almost constantly, chocolate chip cookies are my favorite (hot or not) and I would not be embarrassed to show you my ribbon stash! Beautiful photo of you and your family! Enjoy the weekend!

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  10. I love that rusty mangled fender photo. gorgeous. and you know how those seattle pix make my heart ache. it will always feel a little like home to me even though my time there was brief - it's where I became an adult.

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  11. A full, well rounded, and beautiful, life you have Terrie. Your guys are gorgeous.

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  12. Lovely list of favorite things. Love that shot of you in the books! xox

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  13. So Wonderful...what a lovely post full of inspiring magic and pure joy..beautiful photos and imagery...! Gorgeous!
    Victoria

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  14. Such a wonderful list! I love your head shot with the books! My kids are total bookworms and I may just borrow your idea for a fun photo of them!

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  15. Such lovely, loving things in your life. Such a wonderful post to share with us! xx

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  16. I love the pile of books and had real trouble getting past the cookies. Seattle looks beautiful, I went through there back in 1976, I was travelling from Vancouver to LA, so I didn't see much. You have a beautiful looking family and I would love to paint that flower photo, so gorgeous and interesting.
    Really loved your post.
    Von.

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  17. Nice post. Like you I have 3 guys, my husband and two sons that are my favorite things too. Books...check, Rusty things...check, flowers, tropical beaches also favorites. Maybe someday I will get to see Seattle. It does look lovely and friendly! BTW, that photo of the rusty fender is gorgeous! It looks like an abstract painting, wonderful shot.

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