Skip to main content

Pink, pink Saturday

Hilda Rues the day


I cannot believe that it is that time already, I am not sure where the week went!

This week I have some fabulous paintings to share with you.
The artist is Jenny Webb, an English painter who has lived in our village for many years.

Jenny not only paints but also offers painting classes in the village and her students are currently hard at work preparing paintings for an exhibition being held as part of the Castillonnes 750th celebrations.



Pink Satin Shoes

Pink Cyclamen


Mother's day - watercolour & glitter


For more on Jenny's fabulous work please visit Jenny's website.....


and for many more luscious pink things visit Beverly's blog for details of who's participating this week.


Happy Pink Saturday


L xx

Comments

  1. The artwork is delightful. I can't even imagine getting to visit, let alone, live in a community that is 750 years old! Hope to someday, though!

    Happy Pink Saturday,
    Valerie

    ReplyDelete
  2. those are amazing! the colors are great~

    found you via Marie's Marche...and so glad I did :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. Great artwork! The bathtubs in the post below aren't too shabby either!

    Happy PS and have yourself a terrific weekend!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Love your photos as always! Your blog always make me smile, don`t knom how you do it! It`s just as is says: Fabulously french! Have a great weekend! In Norway we`re celebrating our national day tomorrow, and tonight we`re gonna win the Eurovision Song Contest!!ha ha!!

    ReplyDelete
  5. I really like the artwork and discovering new artists. Thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  6. She's very talented. I love the cyclamen. Have a happy Pink Saturday.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Beautiful paintings! What a talented artist! Happy Pink Saturday!

    ReplyDelete
  8. Happy Pink Saturday ~ I hope you have a great weekend ~ Susan

    ReplyDelete
  9. What a wonderful blog post for Pink Saturday! It's windy and raining here in Upper Michigan today, so this is a breath of spring for me☺

    Wishing you a wonderful weekend filled with sunshine and the j♥y of being surrounded by those you l♥ve.

    See you next week!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Beautiful shades of pink!
    I hope you have a great week, in the Pink!
    Blessings~LillySue

    ReplyDelete
  11. Oh what talent to be able to paint such loveliness!
    Happy Pink Day!
    Cathy

    ReplyDelete
  12. Happy Pink Saturday!

    Absolutely amazing artwork!

    Thanks for sharing Jenny's paintings.

    www.palepinkandroses.typepad.com

    ReplyDelete
  13. Hi Leeann!
    Thanks for the link to Jenny's website. I really liked the paintings. My favorite was the Pink Cyclamen.

    ¸.·´¸.·*´¨) ¸.·*´¨)
    (¸.·´ (¸.·´ Happy Pink Saturday
    Deanna :D

    ReplyDelete
  14. Very nice paintings! I'm almost ready for you!
    A bientot!
    Vale

    ReplyDelete
  15. Love the paintings - is Hilda referring to Hilda Ogden off Corrie? A very Happy Pink Saturday to you!

    ReplyDelete
  16. the picture are beautiful...I see you are a world traveler...I have lived in the same town since I was 14 and am now 54...lived in the same house for more than 20 years....funny what turns peoples lives take...one happy to roam..one happy to stay home!
    God Bless You
    Kandy

    ReplyDelete
  17. what gorgeous paintings, happy pink saturday!
    Melly:)

    ReplyDelete
  18. The fact that I have a weakness for pretty pairs of shoes aside, these paintings are just beautiful!!!

    Happy Pink Saturday, and hope you're having a wonderful weekend!

    ReplyDelete
  19. oh how sweet those painting are.....
    Hope your weekend has been beautiful.

    ReplyDelete
  20. Happy Pinkness to you! I love the shoe painting..all of them are pretty though. I'll go look at the other site to see more.

    Have a grand week,
    Stephanie

    ReplyDelete
  21. this artwork is very nice, pink and beautiful, happy pink saturday, Char

    ReplyDelete
  22. Oh, I love your pink saturday post, beautiful! I am running behind as usual, have a wonderful rest of the week.
    debby

    ReplyDelete
  23. Yeah! These paintings are fabulous. I like it. Wish I can also learn how to paint. Thanks for sharing.


    -yumi-

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

French food Friday...Honey Lavender Icecream

I first tried this in Provence and loved the combination of the lavender and the honey.

For those of you that have seen the movie it's complicated you will recall that Merryl Streep made it for Steve Martin and it really looked great.


By using honey as opposed to sugar you end up with icecream that is deliciously creamy and the smoothest ice cream you've ever tasted.


Be warned, though - there is a caveat...this ice cream will not freeze as well as homemade ice cream usually does. For those of you who like your ice cream hard freeze the ice cream overnight to make it scoopable, instead of the standard two to three hours after churning



Ingredients:


1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup dried lavender
4 egg yolks
2 cups milk
1 cup heavy cream

Method:

1. Bring the milk, cream, honey, and lavender to a gentle boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.

2. Remove from the heat and let steep for 10-15 minutes. Strain and let cool a bit.

3.In a separate medium bowl, beat the egg yolks, then gradually add som…

a good idea..

{fabulous shop in St Emilion, photo taken by moi}
Bonjour from a sunny but chilly SW France,

Hope that you had a nice weekend. We spent yesterday afternoon at a furniture auction but I will tell you more about that later in the week.

Last weekend we bought a lot of wine cases as we thought that they would make good storage, as shown in the photo above.

I particularly liked the idea of making a set of drawers with them or perhaps even a serving tray like this.

{photo from here}
We have quite a few boxes and wine box ends so any ideas that you have would be gratefully received...
Mille mercis et bonne semaine a tous.....

Leeann x

French Food Friday.....

This week we are taking a break from the skinny theme, and indulging in some healthy pears with some also very healthy chocolate....


About Poires Belle Hélène

This classic French recipe were invented Paris in the 19th century and were named after an opera by Offenbach. What a romantic introduction for this French dessert par excellence, a true classic, found in at least half of the restaurants of the Hexagone. It only takes a few minutes to assemble this dish if you use ready-made ingredients; it is actually not much longer to prepare half of them from scratch (the poached pears and the melted chocolate). You can even make crème Chantilly and toasted flaked almonds for a deluxe version on very special occasions.

About Poires William liqueur

A pear flavoured liqueur. Liqueur is a class of spirit that is usually sweet and often served after dinner. It is produced by either mixing or redistilling spirits with natural ingredients such as fruits, plants, flowers, or chocolate. Sugar must be at…