Thursday, July 5, 2012

Beach Side Cottage and Pink Dreams

By the sea, by the sea! Oh I so enjoyed to design and paint these beautiful large oyster shells last season. This year I have a few more on the way along with a few already in the shoppe. So many love to display beach cottage decor this time of year and when mixed with pink roses, it's all dreamy.

While treasure shopping, I came across these wonderful Oyster shells along with my dear friend and Treasure Buyer Miss Ann from Ann's Finds. Measuring 4" wide by 6" long. I painted 2 with seaside scenes and roses on the backside, and one, with roses inside and rose bud on the front. These have already found new homes so I am in the process of doing a few more. So much fun to dream while designing these. When you paint you can set the scene that is only imagined in your thoughts.

No friends, Miss Ann does not have an on line shoppe. She does have a brick and mortar spot in a great mall here in Texas where she offers vintage to new for repurpose and design, home decor and lots more. If you are going to be in the Dallas area, I will be glad to send you her way.

Oh how I wish to drift away in this sail boat and return to this rose cottage by the sea. Where roses are planted and the water so blue. Where days are lazy and the nights full of stars that twinkle off the water.

I will dream as I create, with pink roses that grow outside my window.

These rose shells with pink rose dreams, are the last shells left HERE before the new arrivals.

It's always special to have you visit.
Have a wonderful Summer's day full of Seaside Dreams!
XO Celestina Marie


Lululiz said...

I adore your rose designs, they are so pretty! The shells are quite amazing.

Jan Hermann said...

I love the painted Seashells, Celeste. Everything you touch turns out so beautifully.

Have a lovely day...
Jan ♥

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

I love your painted seashells, Celeste. The seaside scenes are fun.

Ginny said...

so pretty, Celeste. Will you be painting anymore shells with the little cottage on it? I really like that one.

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Celestina Marie,

You are lucky with having Miss Ann nearby for finding more Oyster shells. So glad you're fully back to painting, that means life goes on.
Love to you,

Jill said...

So beautiful! That's one of my favorite places to relax is by the sea! :-)
Hope you are doing well, you've been in my thoughts.



Very pretty! You do such a lovely job on the shells.

Kerri said...

Very pretty... all of them! I was seaside yesterday for the firework festivities. It was fabulous! I hope you had a splendid day as well.


Julie Marie said...

Hi Celeste... I am one of the lucky ones who was able to buy one of your beauties last year... I display it year round and love it!... they are all so gorgeous!!!... much love, xoxo Julie Marie

BG said...

I love how you let your imagination capture you and take you to a different world Celeste ... your shells are very pretty and the roses win me over everytime ... they are picture perfect.

Have a lovely weekend my friend.

Dorthe said...

Dear Celastina Marie,
I have alwayes admired your rose paintings, and those shells are so very beautiful. Love your little sea landscapes ,too.

Hugs, from Denmark

Unknown said...

Precious friend, these are exquisite. You are one blessed artist, Celeste.

Hope you had a lovely 4th & beautiful weekend.

Hugs & love,

Ruth Welter said...

Love all the designs Celeste, especially the sea pretty and cooling to look at.


Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

O My!! They are simply stunning! You are so talented!


Eileen said...

What beauty you add to nature with your paintings! And what could be more exquisite than the beauty of a rose.
Love all that you do with your God given gift.
Have a wonderful weekend.
hugs Eileen

Draffin Bears said...

Dear Celestina Marie,

How very beautiful your shell paintings are, love both the pretty delicate roses and the sweet little seascapes.

Hope all is well and you are managing to stay cool in your summer days.
Happy weekend

Anonymous said...

So nice to pop in here and have a peek at what my creative friend has been up to....your work is as lovely as ever! I adore the sea side scenes. Just stunning!

ciao bella
creative carmelina

Michiko Johnson said...

I really like that sea side that make me very happy for after that...

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

Celeste Dearest,
You have really out done yourself with these shells. They are so lovely.The cottages are so fine.But I love my swans more...LOL
Will call soon,
XXOO Blessings,
Marie Antionette

romance-of-roses said...

My goodness Celestina, these shells are so dainty and pretty. I am right along with you on that sail boat, what fun we would have. We will visit our daughter this week and she lives at the beach. Hugs, Lu

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Oh gorgeous! You can paint anything...They are gorgeous!


Anonymous said...

Every detail is gorgeous as usual, but those painted shells are calling my name. Simply dreamy.
Stopping by to say hello and let you know I'm thinking of you, sweet Celestina.

XOXO's your way...

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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..