Wednesday, November 23, 2011


Just wanted to take a second to wish everyone out there a wonderful & blessed Thanksgiving!! We really do have so much to be thankful for....may you and yours enjoy your turkey day with much love.... ~Sharon

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Christmas Window Pattern Available!!

I'm so excited to be working with Rhonda as well as Terrye!! This is a new design from Rhonda Bowers and more seasonal windows will be done in the future! Such a warm & inviting scene!! This e-pattern is available from my Etsy store ( ) or from Rhonda's website ( I hope you will enjoy painting it as much as I did!!

Friday, October 28, 2011

SANTA BOTTLES!! Just released!!

Just released as a new pattern packet tonight!! "Santa Bottles" - What fun!! Brand new design from Terrye French and painted by me!! As a pattern, you could use these different Santas on many different surfaces!! A fun project to be sure!! AND I even painted a bottle! haha!! Just recycled one of the small bottles they use for scented reed diffusers, all you need to do now is fill it back up with a refill and you have a cute diffuser for Christmas!! You could do that with all of them if you wanted. Would make great gifts and simple too!! The pattern packet is available on and also on my Etsy.. AND if you are interested in the actual piece shown, I will be listing it tomorrow on Ebay!! Whoo-Hoo!!

Lovin' Penguins! First New Winter Design for 2011!

Whew, I need to catch up a few things around here!! Finally have started painting for Christmas & Winter! This is the first Winter project I've done!! "Lovin' Penguins"! New design from Terrye French and painted by me! Painting Pattern Packet is available from my Etsy store ( or from the Painting With Friends blog page ( A great project for the entire Winter season (and Penguin lovers!) ♥

Thursday, October 20, 2011


What a sweet design for all of the Fall Season!! Another adorable design by Rhonda Bowers and painted by Me!! The actual piece is up for auction this week on Ebay ( AND now the E-pattern packet for this is available too!! Both from my Etsy shop ( and Rhonda's website (!! LAST FALL LISTING FOR 2011!! Onto those Winter designs now!! :))

Sunday, October 9, 2011

New Ebay listing ~ Storyteller Scarecrow!!

Managed to get this posted tonight on Ebay, although it's a bit late!! This is a brand new design from Terrye French that I have done in coordination with "Painting With Friends"! It will be available soon, separately, as a painter's pattern packet as well!! Such a sweet scarecrow with all of his Harvest Friends!! ♥♥ This MIGHT be my last Fall listing for Ebay this year ~~ time to start those winter designs!! :) 

Sunday, October 2, 2011

New Announcement & New Pattern Available!!

Oh, I've been so busy and I've gotten a bit behind once more!! I have some exciting news and wanted to show you the adorable new pattern packet that is available!! FIRST OF ALL ~ the NEWS!! I will now also be painting new painting pattern packets in coordination with Rhonda Bowers!! She has "Primitive Stitches" and I will be painting pattern packets from some of her stitchery patterns!! Oh this is going to be so much fun!! I will still be painting pattern packets for Terrye & "Painting With Friends" too!! This new addition with Rhonda, is just going to open up even more wonderful designs!! I'm so thrilled!!
This is the first design of Rhonda's that I have done!! This is Jack (Harvest Greetings) - I just LOVE him!! He's so adorable!! Pattern packet is available by email and can be purchased at my Etsy shop - and also from Rhonda's new website -! Thanks to Rhonda for giving me this opportunity!!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

NEW Listing for this week!!

Isn't this cute? It is one of Renee Mullins' designs!! I painted little Ms. Witchy-Poo and then attached her to this grapevine wreath!! Of course I had to add a few extras!! And the FROG!! Seriously, I love this little guy!! Toooo funny!! haha!! It is up for bids this week on Ebay ~
Hope you like it!! :))

New Patterns!! (But items are already SOLD!)

Wow! I've gotten a bit behind on things here!! Such a busy time of year!! I already sold the ornaments on Ebay but the pattern for them (you get all 6!) is available at ~ OR in my Etsy shop ~! Same story with the Funky Pumpkins!! Aren't they a HOOT!!!  Both are from designs by Terrye French and painted by ME! :) The Funky Pumpkins are also sold and on their way to their new home but as I mentioned before, the painting pattern is available at the same links listed here!! GREAT HALLOWEEN FUN!!! :))

Saturday, September 10, 2011

New Painting & New Ebay Listing!

This one is sooo sweet!! A new design from Terrye French, painted by me!! It will be available soon as a pattern packet on Painting With Friends and I just listed it on Ebay tonight! ( Sweet Harvest Pals Tray! I hope you like it!! :)
Also - Pumpkins in a Row (pictured below) was posted on Ebay for sale tonight as well!! :)

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Brand NEW Design and Pattern!!

Just finished this up today! Just wanted to do something simple and fun and so this is my latest design for Fall!! I will be posting the actual finished piece on Ebay this weekend HOWEVER, the pattern packet is available NOW on Etsy (
Hope you like it!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Fall! My favorite season!!

Friday, August 26, 2011

New Design - WHOOO?? - Hot off the presses!!

I literally just finished this up yesterday and we already have the pattern packet available!! (Big thanks to Deb A!) The listing for the board, itself, will go up on Ebay this weekend!! Pattern can be found on Ebay, Etsy and of course, "Painting with Friends"!
This one is sooooooo much fun!! Terrye French's wonderful design and what a HOOT for me to paint!! haha!! Hope you enjoy it!! :)

New Ebay Listing - Witches BOOT!!

Currently listed on Ebay right now (ends this weekend!) is the painted sign "Witches Boot"!! (Ebay link: A great new design from Terrye French and painted by me!! We also turned it into a pattern packet that is available NOW from My Ebay, My Etsy or the Painting With Friends Blog site!! Colorful & Spooky all at the same time!! Fun! Fun!

Monday, August 8, 2011

Another NEW Fall Listing!

I just love these fun, colorful designs for Fall! This is one of Barb Jones' designs and it was such FUN to do!! The Pumpkins & the Corn & the Wagon! Love them all!! Hope you will too! The actual painted piece is available on Ebay for sale this week! Thank You!

New Ebay listing for Fall!

Ahh, what a cute Pumpkin Man he is!! This is one of Renee Mullin's new Fall designs that I have painted and have posted on Ebay for sale!! I painted him on this door crown instead of Renee's calendar keeper. So easy and fun to do!! I hope you all like it too!! :)

Monday, August 1, 2011

3rd NEW Pattern Design by ME! ♥

I'm still a bit nervous about this pattern designing thing but I am sure having a lot of fun!! My latest design is "Bertha The Witch"! What fun for Halloween!! And try not to laugh too hard over my little poem! haha!! The actual painted item is listed on Ebay this week ( and the pattern is available and ready to go! It is available in my Etsy store ( I hope you let Bertha brighten your home for the Fall!! :)

Ebay listing for this week!

Got a little behind on here! Ooops!! But wanted to show everyone that I've got a new listing on Ebay this week for a new Fall design of Terrye's!! Called CRoW HoLLoW! Hope you will check it out!! This will also be available soon as an E-Pattern for "Painting With Friends"!! :)

Here is the Ebay link ~

Sunday, July 24, 2011

New Ebay listing! Pumpkin Wagon!!

A new Ebay listing tonight for this Door Crown that I painted!! It's an older Terrye French design and since it was never made into a pattern, I have painted it and have now made a pattern packet that will be available soon on Painting With Friends!! Yea! This one is sweet!! I LOVE all the Pumpkins!! :))
Ebay link:

Monday, July 18, 2011

My 2nd Design of my Own!! :))

I couldn't resist having some fun with a Halloween design!! This is my new "Halloween Joy Ride" pattern and painting!! I will be posting the painting on Ebay tonight but the pattern packet is ready now and it's available on Etsy ( ) I hope you will all like this 2nd one I've done!! I had sooo much fun with the first one!! :)) Thanks again!! ♥

Saturday, July 16, 2011

New Listings for Ebay tonight!!

2 new items listed on Ebay this evening!! One is "Pumpkin Cups" (or Pumpkin Delight) that I painted a couple of months ago for our Extravaganza at Painting with Friends! A darling design of Terrye French's that would be great for all of Fall! The pattern packet is available for this at and also on my Ebay & Etsy pages!

The 2nd item listed tonight is my "Share the Harvest" painted plaque! I've been so excited about this! It is my very own FIRST design!! The pattern packet is also available for it on my Etsy page ( but the actual plaque itself is now for sale on Ebay!! ( What fun this has been!! I hope you will be able to check them out! Have a wonderful weekend my friends!!! :)

Friday, July 15, 2011


Okay, here goes!! This may not be exciting to a lot of you because most of you already have your own designs, but I have finally created & painted my very first design!! Yay!! :) I'm excited, happy and NERVOUS!! haha!! I have many more ideas popping into my head so I hope that this will be the start of a whole new line of paintings & patterns available to you all!! I, of course, will still be continuing to paint with "Painting With Friends"!! That is such a joy for me!!! Terrye French has been a wonderful inspiration to me in so many ways and I could never thank her enough!! Sooo many other artist friends have been so helpful as well, Kim H., Kim C, Barb J, Renee M, Maxine T., Jamie M P., Betty B., Deb A., Karen G., and so many more that I can't even think to list right now!! (Many personal friends giving me courage as well!) I just felt like it was time to try and do something of my OWN! So......... this is the FIRST!! :)
The actual painting will be listed for sale tomorrow on Ebay.
The e-pattern packet is available NOW on Etsy -
I hope that you will enjoy this and give me a chance to add my designs to your painting list of "Things to Do"!!
Thank you all so much!!
Sharon ♥

Saturday, July 9, 2011


Just finished this one today!! A very sweet Autumn Moonlit Scene!! It was based on an older original painting from Terrye French but she never made a pattern for it!! She asked me to paint it up again and we will be making it a pattern packet for it as well!! (Still have to type it though!! haha!!) As for now, my actual piece is listed for sale on Ebay!! :)

FALL Ebay listing!!

This is a painted project that I did a couple of months ago for the Painting with Friends Holiday Extravaganza!! I am now selling the piece!! I just listed it on Ebay today!! Don't forget the pattern is already available for this one and can be found on and also my Ebay & Etsy sites!! :)

Friday, July 8, 2011


I will have some exciting news coming soon!! Please stay tuned to find out more!! (It has to do with my PAINTING!!!!) ♥

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Finished Order...

I just completed this order for a ceiling tile with one of Terrye French's patterns!! However, it is a bit of a variation from the original pattern as the they requested apples in place of the other fruit! :))

Monday, July 4, 2011

HAPPY 4th of JULY!

Here's wishing everyone a wonderful 4th of July!! Enjoy, Have Fun & Be Safe!!

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Wow! It's July already!!

Just a quick note to let everyone that I didn't forget about my JULY RECIPE!! I've been pretty busy the last week or two, but I'm getting one all ready to go...... Banana Split Cake sounds good, doesn't it? I try to get it posted by tomorrow and maybe you can enjoy it for the 4th of July!! :))
(HAPPY 4TH to Everyone!!) ♥

Friday, July 1, 2011

Harvest Favorites!

Another item that I will be listing tomorrow (Saturday) on Ebay!! A NEW design from Terrye French!! A few "Harvest Favorites"!! This is also available as a pattern packet!! Just visit - for this pattern as well as many others!! Yay! My first Fall listing of the year - it's not too soon is it? ;) I LOVE THE FALL!! ♥

New Ebay listing ~ Sweet Strawberries!

What a sweet summery design by Kim Christmas!! I painted it on this wooden box with a sliding lid! A quick & fun project - will be listing it for sale tomorrow (Saturday) on Ebay! Thanks!!

Sunday, June 26, 2011

New Ebay listing! Fruit & Flowers!

Just listed this on Ebay last night! Lovely design by Maxine Thomas that I painted on a very nice cabinet door front (possibly made of Oak?)  Something I call "Pretty & Prim" ~ because I think it has qualities of both!! :) Love the Black background and hope you do too!! Enjoy!!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Happy Father's Day to all!

Just a quick little note to wish all the wonderful Dad's out there a Wonderful Father's Day!!
Dearly missed & gone too soon, sending Hugs to Heaven for my own Dad! ♥

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Pattern Packets are Now Available!!

Just a quick note to tell everyone that the Pattern Packets for both "Fresh Watermelon" and "Good Ole Summertime" are both finished and available on the Painting With Friends website!! Stop in & check out ALL the wonderful packets available! Many talented artists there!! :) Thank You!

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Ebay listing ~ Fun project!!

I had a little fun with this today!! This is painted on an older piece of  REAL enamelware!! Great find!! I found this line drawing of this fantastic Americana CRoW and thought this would all go together well!! I'm not sure whose design this is - couldn't find the name as mine was ripped. Maybe Chestnut Junction?! Thank you to whoever, it was quick, easy & fun!! The Americana arrangement is all included in this piece too!! Check it out on my Ebay link over in the sidebar!! Enjoy!! :) ** NEW UPDATE** Yea!! I found out whose pattern this is! It belongs to Rhonda Bowers of Primitive Stitches!! Thanks Rhonda, love this crow!! :) Here is the link to Rhonda's website if you would like to get this pattern!

New Listing! New Upcoming Pattern!

Wow, if this doesn't say "SUMMER", what does? haha!! This is a brand new design from Terrye French and the actual piece is listed for sale this week on Ebay! It will also become a pattern packet soon on "Painting With Friends", guess I'd better get busy & type it, huh? ;)

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

New Recipe for June!

Here it is June already!! Time to list a new Recipe! This is a recipe that I got from Kraft Food & Family ~ Yummy Cool Refreshing LEMON!! :) Look for complete directions on the side bar! Quick & easy and a treat my family loves!! (BTW, all recipes have been family tested & approved! haha!)

Monday, May 30, 2011

Please remember Memorial Day....

Please take a minute to honor Memorial Day today. Give thanks for all the men & woman who have served and are still serving our country. God Bless them all... especially the ones who have given their lives for our freedom...

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Another new listing for Ebay tonight!!

BRaND NeW!! Love this new Terrye French design! Just finished it up and listed it on Ebay tonight as well!! A very FUN, Summery design!! AND it will also be available soon as an instructional pattern packet in association with "Painting With Friends"!! FUN! FUN! Again -- I'll keep you all posted when the packet become available!! Thank you all! :)

Americana Favorites!! New Ebay listing! :)

Just listed this on Ebay this evening! A new design from Terrye French & Painted by Me! :)
It will be available soon as a pattern packet also ~ I'll keep ya posted!!

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Another New Listing!

This piece will be listed on Ebay later today! It is a design of Terrye French's! Terrye had originally painted this herself on a birdhouse and sold it before making a pattern for it! She asked me to repaint it, so this time we could make a pattern packet out of it!! Will be typing up the instructions soon!! I'll let you know when it becomes available as a pattern! :)

Sunday, May 8, 2011

New Listing for Ebay tonight!

My latest listing for Ebay!! This will also become a pattern packet soon and that will be available on the Painting With Friends site! This was based on a design and painting that Terrye French did years ago but never made it into a pattern. She had asked if I would redo it and make a pattern for it so we could provide a pattern packet for it! Of course the Ebay listing is for the actual piece!! It was a lot of fun to do! Hope you enjoy!! :)


Just wanted to take a minute to wish all you wonderful Mom's out there a Wonderful Mother's Day. I know I am blessed to have 2 wonderful sons that are my world!! I hope all Mom's have a great day sharing times with their family!! May you all be blessed & loved!! ♥

Monday, May 2, 2011

Starting My Recipe Archive! :)

I know that this has nothing to do with painting but I want to try and post a new recipe each month! One that has proven to be yummy and EASY!! Kinda like that whole "semi-homemade" thing! haha!! For the month of May, I have posted this BROWNIE DELIGHT recipe! Ohh, this is a favorite at our house and great for the warmer months!! The recipe itself, is listed over on the side! I hope you get a chance to try it because it is delish!! :))

Just Finished This One Yesterday!!

Wow! What timing! I just finished this piece yesterday afternoon & posted it for sale on Ebay last night! God Bless the USA!! It's another Terrye French design that I just adore and it will also be an upcoming pattern packet that will be available soon on "Painting With Friends" I'll keep ya posted!!

Sunday, May 1, 2011

My FALL Patterns for the Extravaganza!!

I have 2 Fall patterns that will be featured in the Painting With Friends Extravaganza!! First 2 Fall releases for 2011 by Terrye and well, Painted By Me!! Whoo-Hoo!! I love the Fall it is my very favorite season!!


May 1st, is the first day of our May Extravaganza on Painting With Friends!! Oh what fun!! A fantastic preview of NEW Holiday patterns for Fall & Winter!! There are also painting tips, prim pics,a giveaway and even my Honey Bun Cake Recipe!! YUM!! Please stop in and check out what's new!! Never too early to get a jump on those Holiday items!! Enjoy!!
Here's the Link ~

Just a Little Lost!!

Well, I've finally decided it was time to have a Blog. Oh My!! I have no clue what I'm doing but I guess it will be a learning experience ~ and hopefully a good one!! Bear with me as I try to figure out the art of posting pictures and having a little fun with this!! I welcome you all and hope that you will enjoy this! I plan to have a little bit of everything and of course, focusing on my painted items & pattern packets that are available! I am so honored to be a part of "Painting With Friends" Terrye French is just an absolutely wonderful designer & friend! Please visit the blog site to see not only my pattern packets that are available but dozens of others by many talented painters as well!! As for now, I'm going to try and get my own blog figured out!! Hope you enjoy!! :)