I have painted too 🎨🍾

Hi ❣ It’s so nice to see you,- like always 😊 I hope all is fine with you 🧡

Of course I have painted winebottles during the Easter too 🎨. Actually I have painted at some canvas as well, but they are not finish yet.

Some years ago I painted a painting on canvas, more and less like a almond tree in bloom 🌸. My daughter’s best friend in Norway “fall in love” with the painting already before it was finished 😊. So, of course, when I was finish with the painting I sent it to Norway to her 😊.

Unfortunately I haven’t any photos from the painting when it was finished, but I still remember “the touch” this painting had, and hopefully still have 🥰. A soft touch of the Spring, and a touch of happiness and joy. I did like the painting very much myself 😊.

“The Almond Tree in Bloom”- under process 🎨

And I wanted to try to “catch” the more and less similar “touch” on a painted winebottle 🎨. So then I did try 😊.

The painted winebottle it’s not quite similar the canvas- but still I need to say I liked it 😊

At the canvas there’s the moon and at the winebottle is the sun. But still its almond flowers, – because it’s this time of the year the beautiful almond flowers are in bloom 🌸.

I’m going to sent this bottle to Norway too, to my daughter’s best friend up there in the north 💛. I’m not sure when it will be posted, and maybe my daughter can bring it to her as well when she is travelling to Norway for holiday next month? Anyway,- a solution will drop by in one or another way 😊.

Here you can see the whole motive all around the winebottle 😊

It was not the easiest bottle I have painted, but it was very fun to do. So maybe there will come some more bottles like this?😊

Some few details in the painted winebottle 🎨

And of course there’s lights in this bottle too. But it looks so much better in “the real life” then with my to not good mobile camera 😊.

The winebottle with lights inside – so much better “live” then on this photos 💡

I need to admit that I like this bottle as well as to paint in a bit different way and direction then many of my others glassbottles I have painted and created 🎨. That’s one of many fun things with create and paint, – I can play with colours and illustrations as I want. Create my own image and imagenation the way I want and suits me “there and then”. And there’s no “correct or wrong” when it comes to art. That feels good too 😊.

I hope my daughter’s friend will have the same joy with this bottle as I had when I painted it, but if course still a joy in two different ways 😊💛.

I wish you a great day or evening wherever in the world you 🧡 Thsnk you so much for using your time and dropping by my blog today 🧡

Look at this colorful bottle with a touch of the Spring of almond flowers in bloom 🌸

The Spring time is the time when the beautiful almond flowers are blooming. And I have try to “catch” the soft Spring- feelings the almond flowers gives with their soft colours on a winebottle 🌸.

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The process of making the glass bottles ready for painting 🎨🧽

Hi ❣ It’s so nice to see you,- like always 😊 I hope all is fine with you 🧡

Like some of you know I got a bit of winebottles from Natasja, but before I can start working with them and start painting, the bottles need to be clean for everything. No wine rest in the bottom, no paper, no metal. They need be totally empty and clean, and that’s a tiny bit of a process too, but a process I don’t mind to do, because I know after I’m finish I can have so much fun painting on the winebottles 🎨.

I just want to share and show you how I do this. It’s not difficult, but it can take a bit of time now and then. Special because of the different wine etiquette on the bottle, where the name and information about the wine stand. This one can sometimes take a bit time to remove. It depends a bit what kind of paper and glue the wine fabric has used.

The winebottles after the “cleaning process “- upside down so I’m sure all the water dryers out.

I need to be sure all the water is gone, and the bottles are dry inside before I can start painting. If not some not to nice “suprices” can “show up” after a while, like bad smell or even something strange growing up 😊. So I let the bottles stand upside down for a while before I start working with them.

But before I’m “there” I need to was and clean a bit 🧽😊.

Bottles ready to be clean up and remove “all and everything”. Bottles in water so the etiquette it’s easier to remove, and they also will be clean inside. And the first “dry- process before I put them in my basket 🧺.

In a way I have my own “winebottle ” process, but not for the wine, for the painting 🎨.

When the bottle is dry, totally dry, the painting can starts. And then the painting needs to dry a bit before I can continue, and after a while I have some finish painted glassbottles as you can see on the last, long photo 🎨.

My cleaning process to make the glassbottles ready for painting is probably not the most “exciting” process, at least not to read about 😅. But for me this is a part of the painting process so I can create and be creative. And already under the “cleaning process” I get different imagination about different illustrations I want to paint on the different glassbottles 😊.

So my scratch book is in general not to fare away from me either, so I can scratch down some of my ideas- in case I forget them. In general I actually don’t do that. Mostly I do the “scratching” because I need to “try out” my imagination and illusion and see how I can create this on a painting or a glassbottle. But most of the times the illustrations just “are there” in my mind when I’m starting to paint 😊.

My scratch book and just some very few of my scratches/ ideas that’s drops into my mind when I’m not painting 😊🎨.

Maybe not the most interesting and exciting text you have reading by me, but for me it felt a bit important to share with you a part of the process for the glassbottles I’m painting on, because I actually can’t paint at them “like they are”,- or I could probably do that too, but the result has become a bit different then. And I always spray paint the bottles at the end when they are finished painting.  I use oil paint so it lasts a long time, but the glass bottles get a finer gloss, and can withstand a little more when I finish with transparent and clear spray paint.

So now you know a bit of my “glassbottles- process” before they are finish and ready for “use” or given away as a present to someone I care about 🎁🧡.

I wish you a great day or evening wherever in the world you are 🧡 Thank you so much for using your time and dropping by my blog today 🧡

See you soon 😊

Glassbottles ready to be created with colours and illustrations, imagine and a tiny “part of me” too 😊

I can’t start painting on a glassbottle before I have cleaned it up a bit 🧽. And the glassbottles needs to stand a bit “upside down” too before I can start painting. I have my own tiny “process” to “make” them ready 😊. I’m, in my own way, enjoying this “get ready for painting” process, even it’s a bit of a boring process too 😅 🎨.

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Oh, I got more glassbottles and I didn’t need to drink the wine either 🍾🥂😊

Hi ❣It’s so nice to see you,- like always 😊 I hope all is fine with you 🧡

Like some of you know I like to paint on glassbottles like for example winebottles, beerbottles , cavabottles and a bit more 🎨. But since I don’t drink different kinds of alcohol very much myself I can have a tiny challenge to actually get different kinds of glassbottles to paint on 🍾.

My daughter did actually had a back bag with her on the New Year Party she was at in the new year evening 2020/ 2021😅. And brought home different kinds of glassbottles to me 😊. But my basket with glassbottles are starting to get empty again 😳. Then what to do?Start drinking a lot or send my daughter to a new party with a back bag on her back? Or actually invite my best friend Natasja to visit me and ask her to bring some empty winebottles from her cafe in La Cala? 😍 I invited Natasja 😊.

Look at my soon empty glassbottles basket 😳😊

It’s not totally true that I actually invited Natasja to visit me so I could get more winebottles. It’s over 3 months since we had met, and I really do miss her. And at the moment the city borders are open, so I invited her to visit me for a nice chatt before the Easter is showing up and the city borders are closing down again for the Easter. And I also wanted to give her the glassbottles I have painted to her 🎨. Hopefully we can met up a bit more then every 3 month after the Easter 🥰.

It was after I had invited her it actually did dropped my mind that maybe she could have some empty glassbottles of different kinds after her guests in her cozy cafe. And she had,- actually a bag of empty glassbottles to bring me 😊. And PS,- if you are in Spain and La Cala, – it’s worth to visit the cafe Case Barella for some great and tasty food, good drinks and a very cozy atmosphere 🍔🍷.

I’m very happy for all the empty glassbottles I got from Natasja, but I’m more grateful for the visit 🥰. It was so nice to see her again, hug her, chatt up, just spend some really good quality time together 😊.

It’s strang how this corona- situation has changed out social needs. Not the habits, but our needs. Our social habits are in so many ways controlled by different restrictions, something that also, of course, changes our social needs. But I should think and believe that we would get an ever stronger and bigger need to “meet up” when we had the chance? But it’s actually not quite like that for many people. It’s, unfortunately, the opposite. For many, including me, and some of my friends too, it’s more difficult to “move my ass” from my sofa and home and socials then it was before the corona- situation.

I’m not sure why it’s became like this, because it maybe should be, like I mention, the opposite? It can be different reasons like use of mask, or worries for the coronavirus? I don’t know.

But I know I’m very grateful that Natasja wanted to visit me 🧡. It was so great to see her again and talk about about “all and everything”, and actually not to much about the coronavirus. It’s really good to take a break from that “subject” now and then. And we are good to take a break from it and find some other, better and more interesting subjects to talk about instead 😊. I’m so grateful for having her in my life and for this vist and “timeout” 🥰.

And now I can take my own break too from the “corona- situation” and “drop” down in more winebottles and paint and create and be creative 🎨.

I wish you a great day or evening wherever in the world you are 🧡 Thank you so much for using your time and dropping by my blog today 🧡

See you soon 😊

Look at this,- a bag filled up with empty glassbottles or different kinds – just ready to get some new illustrations from me 🎨

My basket with glassbottles is starting to get empty, but after a lovely visit from one of my best friends my basket is filled up again with a lots of possibility for me to be creative 🎨. But the best thing was still the visit, a great “timeout” with good chatts, laughter and great conversations together with my friend 🥰.

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I feel my face is in prison 😷😅 …but there’s some positive things too 🤭😷

Hi ❣ It’s so nice to see you,- like always 😊 I hope all is fine with you 🧡

I don’t think I’m the only one that not is the biggest fan of this face masks use? 😷 But what to do? Hopefully this mask restrictions will be over one day and we all can show our beautiful smiles to each other again? 😁

To be honest,- I do feel my face is a bit in like a tiny prison, well,- at least my mouth when I’m using this mask 😷. And of course it feels like that, it’s very covered up 😷. And of course I can find some negative reasons and thoughts, and I can complain a lot too, of this mask use 😅. But will it help? Will it do me well? No, I don’t think so 😊. I need to use it anyway 😷.

So I started to think about some few positive (and actually stupid, but so what 🤭) things with this mask use, and then not just to avoid to be infected or infect other with this coronavirus.

You don’t need to use money on filler because no one sees it anyway 👄. And the lipstick it’s not very necessary either. No one sees that one either and ut will just colour off the inside of the mask.

If you forget to brush your teeth before you go out it’s only you that need to smell your not to good breath …. inside the mask 😷. And if there’s something between your teeth no one will notice that either 🤭. And your wrinkles, no needs to worried about them either, no one sees them under the mask.

And if you want to stretch your tongue / yawn to someone you think is a little stupid, or thst you are not the biggest fan of, no one sees you doing it under the mask 🤪. And if you see someone that’s a bit good “to rest your eyes” at, and maybe even what to send a tiny kiss to this person, but don’t take the chance. You can send him/ her a kiss under the mask if you want 💋. You can even make a fake smile under your mask, and no one will notice.

If you use a lost creams and foundation and so on ( to be honest I actually don’t know what all the different creams you can use in your face are called) in your face, you actually just use just the half of what you normally use, because the mask is covering the rest half of your face anyway 😷.

And the pimples and blackheads around the nose, mouth and chin are also hidden under the mask.

And if your nose is runny with snot, no one sees it either.  But, – it’s probably a little uncomfortable to feel it yourself.

And the mask is actually like a warm cover over the face during cold and windy days. You don’t need any scarf to cover your face on a cold day because you have the mask 🧣.

So there’s some tiny small positive things to think about and focus around when the irritating and negative thoughts about this mask use are coming crawling into my or yours mind 😷😊. But I still do feel my mouth is in a tiny prison anyway when I’m walking around with my mask. That’s the way it is 😊. And Im still looking forward to not use the mask in public one day 😷.

I wish you a great day or evening wherever in the world you are 🧡 Thank you so much for using your time and dropping by my blog today 🧡

See you soon 😊

I’m not the biggest fan of this mask usr- but I use it and tey to think about something positive around the mask use instead 😊😷.

There’s some tiny small positive things to think about and focus around when the irritating and negative thoughts about this mask use are coming crawling into my or yours mind 😷😊. But even with some few positive thoughts Im still looking forward to not use the mask in public one day in the future 😷.

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“She is like a little sister for me” 👨‍👦🧡

Hi ❣ It’s so nice to see you,- like always 😊 I hope all is fine with you 🧡

I’m finish with my first glassbottle painted with neon colours. It didn’t became exactly the way I had in mind, but I think it is because I don’t have any neon lights? 🤔 Anyway,- I still think it became a bit cool 😊. And this glassbottle is to my oldest son’s friend 🧡.

My first glassbottle with just neon colours 😊 A gift to my oldest son’s friend 🎁

He lived in my home for 3 months last year at this time, and then it actually was the second time he has been living here together with my oldest son and me and my daughters well. Both the young boys lived here for a tiny while when they moved to Spain some years ago and was looking for to find their own apartment 😊.

And he had been a bit in and out of my home since that, visiting me together with my oldest son 😊. Both are now living together at the mountains ⛰. I’m actually a bit happy my son and his dog, Zorro, don’t live alone at the mountains anymore 😊. It’s a bit fare away from people to be honest,- after a mammi’s heart and opinion 😅. But maybe that’s why they’re enjoying living there so much?

When my daughter needed help in December 2020 to move all her things back home my oldest son’s friend helped her together with her oldest brother. Both of the young men picked up all here things in a very good and calm way. I was actually very impressed how they handled the situation 🧡.

And of course I did Thank him a lot because he chose to use his time, even take of his working- hours to help her. Then he told me “Of course, she is like a little sister for me”🧡. And as a mammi that touched my heart a lot. Imagine he looked at my daughter as a little sister 🧡. His little sister 🥀.

The glassbottle “all around: but without any lights inside 💡

But maybe it is in away a bit natural too? It’s 10 years between them, and they have spend a lots of time together here in Spain. My daughter has spent some evenings together with them looking at movies or watching her big brother when he was streaming different kinds of online games when they lived a bit closer.

I also knit a hat, scarf and elf- socks to him,- just because he deserves it 😊. And it can still be s bit cold up there in the mountains even the Spring is slowly coming ❄

It’s also my daughter that has been looking after his two cats when he has travelled to Norway and visiting his family and friends.

And last Spring when Spain “closed down” for 3 months, and put us all into curfew, one of his cats actually moved into my daughter and lived there for 3 months 🐱.

Some details from the glassbottle with neon colours 🔎

So in so many ways I can actually understand why he looks at my daughter as his little sister, also because I myself think about him as a part of my and our family. But it still touched my heart very much when he actually told me this, and even more because he used the words “of course” 🧡.

So I want to give him something that shows him how much I presage him as a the person he is, the part of my and our family he has become, as well as the care he had shown my daughter, and still do 🧡. And then it became some knit and some painted, both one of a kind, and made just for him 💙.

And PS- a big Thank you to the blogger #zoewiezoe that actually gave my the idea to try to paint with neon colours 🎨 🥀 I m going to continue try to paint with neon colours as well as oil colours, and also some acrylic painting too, in between 😊🎨.

I wish you a great day or evening wherever in the world you are 🧡 Thank you so much for using your time and dropping by my blog today 🧡

See you soon 😊

The neon painted glassbottle with lights inside 💡

I was, and still is, very touched by my oldest son’s friend’s words when he was helping my daughter moving back home to me in December 2020 💙. And I wanted to give him something “special” made just for him because of this- just to try to show him how much I presage him and also his help 💙.

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