Thursday, 26 June 2008

Pay It Forward gift


I mailed this 'Pay It Forward' gift off to Ben yesterday. Ben is a writer so I thought the handmade notebook and (purchased) pen would come in handy for him. As Ben likens himself to a modern day Plato, I painted a Plato statue on the front of a CD wallet. I figure he can use the wallet to store a hardcopy of his book and other computer data. I hope he likes what I have sent and makes good use of it.

I should have an update on the doggy in a blanket painting for you tomorrow. I've had an asthmatic cough bugggin me all week so it's been a little hard to focus on painting.

8 comments:

  1. What a thoughtful PIF gift! I'm sure he will love it. The painting on the CD case is fantastic!!

    Sorry about the cough. I still have a bit of a tickle now and then but mine is mostly gone....thank goodness!

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  2. What a great time I had visiting your blog today...My you have been so busy!

    First off the lorikeet is glorious...absolutely stunning...such vibrant color and exacting detail...what a treat for the eyes!...

    I love the plaid blanket and the sleeping doggie...you captured such a perfect moment...

    Your books are soooo cool! I had a fellow artist offer to show me how to make one and now I think I just might take her up on the offer!

    Thanks for the inspiration you give all of us...a wonderful visit!

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  3. He's going to be wrapt Serena! Lovely work you did. Love the Plato painting :-)

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  4. Thanks, Janet ~

    Thanks, Margaret....I'm glad you stopped by. The books are fun to make and I'm sure you will enjoy it too ~

    Thanks, Maria ~

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  5. how thoughtful are you! what a beautiful gift, I love your painting of Plato.

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  6. You're very generous with your Pay It Forward gift Serena, how could he not love it. I'm sure he will appreciate it so much and especially since you put such a lot of effort into personalizing it...Ro

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  7. Thanks, Nic ~ :)

    Thanks, Ro ~ :)

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  8. Serena,

    I have been traveling around the planet lately, however I was told yesterday by my mail service that they had received the package and was still holding it for me.

    Thank you so much!

    I have not received my 3 requested for free gifts yet, so I went ahead and re-posted my offering for a free gift.

    If I do not receive my 3 soon, I will be sending you one of my three gifts.

    Blessings!

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