Thursday, August 13, 2009

Evening Picnic at the Lake!

Thank you for the kind comments on our anniversary day. Each and everyone is very special. I thought I would share a few pictures from our anniversary as we enjoyed an "Evening Picnic on the Lake" The breeze was so welcomed, as our temps this summer have been in the 100's and it was much cooler on the water. The sights and sounds of the area and surroundings were so relaxing. The perfect way to reflect on our years together.
Beautiful drive to the lake!

Searching for just the right spot! Past the Marina and boat docks.

Getting Closer!

Ah, here is the perfect little setting for a picnic.

The view over the water is so calm and relaxing.

The perfect way to spend an anniversary evening for us.
I also want to share the finished framing of my watercolor win from Karen of A Sketchbook of Inspirations. If you did not know from a past post. I won a giveaway from Karen several weeks ago and she was to paint something special for whoever the winner was. She created for me this vignette of a room I designed in my home called the Pink Shabby Rose Room. It is gorgeous and I love how it turned out with the chunky white carved frame. It looks so pretty in the room. Thank you so very much Karen. I will treasure this piece always. If you have not visited Karen, please take the time to stop by her lovely blog and visit her etsy boutique or lollishops. You will be inspired and blessed.

The watercolors new home. Love it!!

Thank you for your visit today. I will see you again soon. Blessings be yours. Celestina Marie


Anonymous said...

Such a beautiful place to spend a Summer Evening. Thanks for sharing.


Unknown said...

Hi Sweet Friend!! Chad fixed this computer and now I can view everything the right way again!! I can finally READ your blog!!! And of course, it was only something small wrong with it, lol!

What a beautiful place to have a picnic Celeste!! A picnic with my sweetie is one of my favorite things to do :) It is so special to sit among God's beautiful creations.

I LOVE the painting you got from Karen!! It is perfect and so is that frame Celeste!!

Love ya,

Anonymous said...

Your painting is beautiful! It fits in very nicely with your room and what pride to own an original piece of art! I love pic-a-nic's. Truly. My hubs and I go on them occassionally. Not nearly enough as we should but we do so enjoy the peace it brings.

I LOVE carole king!!!!

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful way to spend a quiet summer evening with your Love.....

Unknown said...

A perfect place for a summer night. I love how you had the painting framed, and it looks so nice in your guest room. Thank you for the lovely comments too. Painting for you is a dream, because you are such a beautiful person.

Have a lovely weekend. Karen

Connie from Beverly Hills California said...

I bet it was a wonderful picnic!!! Hugs, Connie

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What a perfect evening! And your art is beautiful in that frame. You surround yourself with beauty!

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Celestina Marie,

What a beautiful place to have a picnic.
It looks like the perfect place to enjoy a summer evening.

Love the painting Karen gave you and looks so pretty in the guest room with all your beautiful things.

Have a great weekend

Edie Marie's Attic said...

What a beautiful way to spend your anniversary! I love to do things like that, so personal and romantic. I'm so glad you had a nice evening.

I talked to Marie and she likes her one new Dr. Has she emailed you? I think she's finally going to get the help she needs. I'm so thankful to God for answering our prayers. But of course we need to keep praying for her.

The painting you won is fabulous! It's such a perfect reflection of your room!! How clever is that? And that room is soooo beautiful Celeste, as they ALL are!

Big hugs, sherry

Unknown said...

That does look like the perfect spot for a picnic.
Oh, no! Now that you've put that picture in that spot Karen is going to have to paint a new one that includes the picture...LOL! Ha ha! Just kidding. It looks fabulous there. She is such a talented artist. I love her work and her blog. Same with your blog and work! :)

Ginny said...

Celeste, your afternoon sounded perfect and such a beautiful place to visit and spend time with your husband. I love the painting. It looks perfect in your room.
Thanks for sharing your wonderful day!

A Southern Rose said...

What a pretty and peaceful place to have a picnic. It is so good that you both get to have that sweet time together.

I love the painting that you won and the frame is perfect for it too. Looks so good in your room. I love that room!

Lee Laurie

Ruth Welter said...

The photos are beautiful Celeste...I agree, it is the perfect way to spend an anniversary.

Karen's watercolor looks so pretty in the frame you picked out.

Stay cool.


Celeste Maia said...

What a perfect spot for a summer evening. It must have been heaven to have a picnic looking over the langurous river.
You framed the water color perfectly, and its new home on that wall is wonderful.
I hope you are having a lovely Sunday.

Unknown said...

Hey Sweetie!
What a great the water! Being a girl who grew up around water, that is one of my FAV ways to relax. So glad you had a nice time! You BOTH deserve it!

Your picture is such a treasure! It looks PERFECT in you room by its inspiration!

Have a great week! Lorena

Anonymous said...

I agree! Ok, I've never really had a picnic by the lake but the thought of it is just beautiful Celeste. And to spend it with the one you love dear is perfection, I think :-)

The painting looks right at home in that wall. It's like the spot was really reserved for it :-)


Melissa Miller said...

~Happy Anniversary! What a gorgeous place for dinner and the photos are amazing.

Thank you for your kind visit today. I will tell my hubby you liked the floor. We are so happy with it.

~Blessings my friend, ~Melissa ;)

vickie said...

Hi Celeste, beautiful picnic site! Oh, the watercolor from Karen looks wonderful in that frame, what a fantastic win! Looks perfect there.

Bertie said...

What a perfect site for a romantic picnic. We don't do those near often enough. Your new painting is wonderful!! It brings a smile to your face just looking at it! Congrats on the win!

Well, sweetie, the parlor is done and I've blogged about it. Come on over and see!

Miss 'ya!

Aunt May's Cottage

~CC Catherine said...

Happy Anniversary Celestina! It's been awhile since I've gotten around to some visiting. Summer has been crazy... Have missed stopping by to see your creations and posts! Your anniversary looks like it was relaxing and fun! There is nothing like making memories with those we love. I had an anniversary yesterday with my husband as well! Yep, 7 years since we renewed our wedding vows...we've been married 27 years. Hugs! ~CC Catherine

crash-n-smash said...

Hello Celeste, What a lovely place for a picnic,glad you had a breeze:) Your watercolor is Beautiful. How sweet it looks in your Rose room.I have been looking at your new pretties from etsy,but will be good this time,bills:( If you would please put me on your Prayer list,I have a new Doctor on Friday, praying he is the one I need. Waiting for the rain. Have a great week. I have my niece all day tomorrow,so better go to bed. Hugs,Mary:)

Barb said...

Hi Celestina Marie, your pictures of the water are so lovely. We live on a lake and it is, indeed, so peaceful. There is nothing like the water, is there?

Have a lovely day!

Barb :-)

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

Happy Happy anniversary To you and your dear hubby.What a wonderful spot for a romantic picnic.I wish you may more.I will email you soon.XXOO Marie Antionette

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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..