Saturday, May 28, 2011

Art in the Garden Party

celebrated each spring in May

at Summerland Cottage

with the sun shining

the birds singing

flowers blooming

Lorenzo portraiting

Jonathan plein aire painting

Mary pasteling

friendships formed and rekindled

thank you Julie for driving so far to be part of the fun and sharing your new book

always a good time !

and for more fun check out the video here
and snaps from last year here


  1. Beautiful home, beautiful works of arts shown from each artist!

  2. Mike and I had such a wonderful time ensconced in art, beautiful surroundings and great conversations - thank you for opening your home and for creating such and incredible day!

  3. Hi Paulette, This is so beautiful....pure visual poetry. Gives me a such a good feeling every time I call up your page. I've posted everything on my own blog with link to this wonderful page of course.

    Many hugs for the constant delight and inspiration!

  4. I'm loving the turquoise and green patio. It's so cool but happy looking.

    Romantic Domestic

  5. Thanks for linking up to Cottage Flora Thursday's & sharing your gorgeous garden & paintings! xoxo, tracie

  6. I love your beautiful home and surroundings!;) I would love to live in California, especially Laguna. Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my blog post today~ Hugs, Rachel

    French Farmhouse 425

  7. Oh, how utterly charming!!! What a beautiful garden you have; I love how you have made it the centerpiece for your party! Thanks for sharing at Mosaic Monday. :)

  8. Wow! It looks like so much fun! Maybe I can make it next year. hugs – g

  9. what a feeling to start my day through view your works of art. I was touched by your passion of beauty.