Weekend Wrap Up

Faena_Hotel_Pool_Other-View-1220x660Ahhhhh….it’s the weekend! I’m sitting poolside to recharge my creative batteries (and because my husband was sweet enough to watch the kids)…I’ll tell you where next week. So, while I read my magazines and novel (Along the Infinite Sea, by Beatriz Williams) I wanted to leave you with some fun links for the weekend!

The amazing Kerri Rosenthal “tiki tulip” give away

7 Steps to Healthier, Stronger Lashes

Chicken Tequila Taquitos for Cinco de Mayo

Where to find the cutest mini custom pinatas

Wishing you poolside-style drinks and someone to watch the kids!! Think of it as an early Mother’s Day!

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Kerri Rosenthal Art – Mother’s Day Give Away

unnamed-1Did you happen to see the feature on artist, Kerri Rosenthal, and her home in LONNY?! See that super cool citron “Tiki Tulip” in the photo of her kitchen? Well….it could be yours! To keep or give to someone you love. This is Kerri’s Mother’s Day gift to one very lucky reader! The painting is 16×20 and valued at $1800.

Kerri’s work continues to garner accolades and praise from CTC&G, Domino, New England Home, Traditional Home, At Home and Luxe magazine. Her work adornes numerous homes and is the focal point for many amazing interiors.

These are just a few “citron” selections that coordinate with the “Tiki Tulip” that she’s giving away today!unnamed-2Tiki Tulip Citron 48×72unnamed-3Kerri at work in her studio

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Recently, Kerri has turned her artist eye toward photography and her work can be found at Purephoto.com and Nest Inspired Home (both photography and paintings). Here is a peek at her limited edition photography.unnamed-8Isle de Soleilunnamed-9Napa Palm

unnamedKerri’s work is full of color – a color for everyone. So, to see her entire portfolio go here.unnamed-4And, to have a chance to win Kerri’s Citron “Tiki Tulip”….just leave us a comment about your favorite childhood memory about your mom! Was it a special trip? The way she tucked you in? Something she used to pack in your lunch? The way she made you laugh? A song she used to sing? Or are there many?!

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 * Give away is open until Wed, May 4th, to anyone as long as you leave us an email in your comment, so we can contact you if you win. Winner announced here on Fri, May 6th! 

Kerri Rosenthal Art + A Winner

Kerri, Kerri, how does your garden grow? 

If my garden was made of art, I’d want it made of these! Kerri Rosenthal’s art just exudes botanical beauty and floral fantasy. Tulips, daisies, poppies and every other type of flower jump of the canvas and wake up any room.

Let’s see what’s blooming!

See something you like or want one of the above in a different color way — Kerri loves commissions! Just tell her you saw it here!

And, the lucky winner of the purple, limited edition Tulips2K15 is…#1 Marsha Cannon of the sublime blog, On Pinehurst Place. I’ll be in touch!

Thank you for all of the heartfelt comments. I wish I could send one of Kerri’s paintings to each and every one of you. 

If friends were flowers, I’d pick you!