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acrylic painting, Carla Soneheim, i swim to save my soul original painting by tyler larsen, jesse reno, Michelle Allen, octopus painting, oil painting, Paintings, silly octopus painting, stella -

Help! wrapping up the finishing details on this painting for Miss Stella Vita (my lovely 10 yr. old step daughter) and I just can't figure out if she needs a nose or not??! It's not hard to tell whose inspired this whimsical style :) ehhehhummm...Michelle Allen. I took a sketch of a squid I did in Carla Soneheim's silly online workshop and morphed it into this little octopus, who actually has a whole lot of meaning for Stella and I packed into it, more on that in a minute... What do ya think? Nose? No Nose??? I used acrylic paints...

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Cooking & Recipes, Family & Friends, Misc. Creations!, stella -

The weekend has come and gone my dear friends and I'm Ka....put. Whipped. Tired. Ready to meet the pillow fairies. This weekend was full, emotional at moments however eventful. Friday we watched an awesome flick called "Young @ Heart" that we've had in queue waiting for Miss Stella to be here to watch with us. You should check out the trailer. It was a real tear jerker. (I am so fortunate were headed to California next month to see Grandma Ruby and Grandpa Tom.) crazy girls bakin' cookies. Stella had a few tricks up her sleeve with those heart shaped...

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