Published Wednesday, February 03, 2016 by Michael with 5 comments

Fuzzy Wuzzy Waz A Bear....

FUZZY wuzzy waz a bear... wait! A rabbit?!

Yes, that IS the theme. From chocolate boxes one week to now fuzzy animals, fuzzy sweaters and scarves and other ridiculously cutesy ideas! Ha-Ha. What will be next? Well, how about we first find out what each of us come up for this theme, shall we? Someone ( Linda) could even make it with something actually fuzzy. Felt, perhaps? Hmmm.

See you back here to sign up by Tuesday evening, February 16th.

Thank you for your fabulous entries last go around, btw. Everyone seemed to truly enjoy the chocolate themed idea, let alone commenting on each others' ideas. So, let's just continue down this all too sweet path a lil' longer. :)

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Published Thursday, January 21, 2016 by Michael with 10 comments

Box of Chocolates theme. Sign up.

(Artwork by Alisa Burke)

Don't you just want to dive into this fabulous love offering by the talented blogger/artist/author/teacher, Alisa Burke? Every chocolate morsel summons my attention like a lil' piece of art, a delicious gem of velvety delight, even a celebration of love!

I don't know if any of you enjoy receiving a BOX OF CHOCOLATES but, regardless, one's got to admit they truly are made to look so incredibly inviting, aren't they? Almost too good to eat! For this go around then, how about each of us offer our own celebratory chocolate confetti? Whether you show a box full of chocolates or just have a few peeking out from some, that's up to you. Indulge away! It won't cost you anything but exercising your sweet imaginations. :)

You have until late Feb 3rd to come up with something. I'll pop back here next Tuesday to publish the sign up for those all ready to sample their offering.

P.S. Thank you so much to all of you who took the time to wish me happy birthday on one of our sites! Alex went overboard. Wonderfully so. She deserves her own box of chocolates but as it is, I'm thinking for now we best finish off (and share!) the delicious lemon cake she made. More on my celebrations to come...

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Published Wednesday, January 06, 2016 by Michael with 22 comments

New Theme. Due by Jan 19th. Sign up Now!

LOVE IS IN THE AIR...or soon will be anyway with Valentine's right around the corner.

For this piece (done 6 years ago for CT!) I was thinking of two ideas: "Home is where the heart is" and "Love will guide you home." So, for our next theme, I'd like you to add a drawing of a heart that is either depicted like it's floating or in the air or perhaps on something that's in the air. Whether you like Valentine's is a side point; regardless, we can all do with some more love around us, I'm sure. I'm looking forward to however you might depict this. Think happy thoughts and enjoy this fairly simpler challenge! :)

You can sign up now...

(BTW, I will post my artwork Tuesday late NIGHT. I've been quite busy lately, working half the weekend, for example, and so on. And yes, I've added comments back on now too. Oops!)

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