Sunday, February 1, 2009

Heads Up...

Decided it was time to change the header. By the way, do any of you Blogger/Blogspot folks know how to get it to fit in the blog header frame? Even when I select 'shrink to fit' in the upload process it still overlaps the frame. I am thinking of changing the header monthly. This photo is a picture of a very small (3" x 5") oil painting that I purchased for $3 (Canadian) on the Sunshine Coast in Gibsons Landing, British Columbia.

Below is the painting in its frame. I bought three pink picture frames for $3 at a garage sale a few years back and bought mats at JoAnn Fabrics. I had to use Gorilla Glue to hold the oil paining in place on the mat. You will have to wait until tomorow to find out what I put in the other two frames. When I bought the pink frames I planned to paint them...but love the softness and warmth of the pink.
If you are new to my blog the picture below is what my blog header looked liked from late December until today. For those that have asked...yes, this is my house in the photo. However, it is now a dark grey (see sidebar picture) with white shutters, which looks much richer. I kept the door red.
The picture below is the view from my friend Jayne's deck in Hopkins Landing on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. This was my original blog header and may be the header again some day.
Thanks for stopping by...
Renee @ Cottage Lifestyle

9 comments:

Whispering Pine Cottage said...

Renee, thanks for your comment! I am not sure what happened to those 2 posts, I think they are duplicates. My most recent post is the one with the cabin book. I have been helping a friend set up her blog and I think I duplicated 2of my posts! I love your new header! but, your house is beautiful! Thanks so much, Angie

Design Ties said...

Hi Renee :-)
This little painting is really wonderful; I love the colours and the painting style. I also think the distressed pink frame is perfect for it! I'm looking forward to seeing what you have in the two other pink frames.
Cheers,
Victoria (one half of Design Ties)

bj said...

Like your new header...I think our blogs are like our rooms..we love a new look every now and then.
I like using my own photos of my home or something in it...like your painting here.
I also like your pink frame...

Junk Sophisticate said...

Your photo in the pink frame is absolutely lovely, however, I can't get over your fantastic blue shutter headboard. The patina is fab!
Candy

Terri and Bob said...

I love your new header! I change mine monthly because I love to do it! I have had the same problem with blogger and getting it to fit inside the frame. Lately it hasn't been happening. I haven't a solution for you.

Susan said...

I love the painting! Can you edit the html in it?

Raggedy Girl said...

I loved your old blog decor but this is really sweet too. I think of my blog as one more place to decorate and I don't have to move out the furniture and paint to make changes. Good post and the pink frame is lovely.
SMILES :>) from Roberta Anne

Maison Douce said...

Love all of them.... The header you have right now is really pretty!!
Isabel

Liz said...

I love this as the header! I think that it looks really cute. Don't ask me about the dashboard. I get really frustrated sometimes... I'ld probably mess you up!

~Liz

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