February 2, 2010

I love quotes, do you?

I might repeat to myself, slowly & soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things. – Dorothy Parker

I came across this paper in the scrapbook section. It was just screaming to be colored in, so being the color’er that I am, I scooped it up and put it in my cart. It started out really quite boring. Dontchathink?

But with a few markers added to the mix, it became this.

And now it’s hanging up like this…..

In a place where there is much reading and learning going on.

LOL!!! I had to refrain myself from doodling this page up. I thought I’d lose the whole quote series if I did. All the best, guys :) Thanks for stopping by!



Janet said...

Cool! I love quotes but can't ever remember them. Thank goodness for google! I love that you hung this in the bathroom/library!

Tammy said...

What a great way to put up some inexpensive yet very interesting art!

Mary said...

Oh my gosh! This is perfect, especially in the red frame. What a great idea!!!

Mary said...

Oh Eden, did you ever name your flamingo?? :)

Yasmina said...

What a lovely amazing idea!
I love finding ways to give a new life to something like this!


Eden said...

Thanks you guys! Your all so encouraging!

Mary, the flamingo turned out to be female! Can you believe it? Had me fooled, and we named her Phyllis!

JonaDoodles said...

This is a really great idea, I'll remember this!

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