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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Paint by Number

I am so glad to be back visiting wth all my friends at Vintage Thingy Thursday sponsored by Suzanne at Coloradolady.blogspot.com. How many remember painting by number? How many of you saved your masterpieces? Luckily, I still have one of mine thanks to Mother. I remember painting one color at at time and "patiently" waiting for it to dry so I could start another color. The one I remember the most was a 'boo-boo'. I had painted a "Popeye" picture and then I propped it up to dry. Wrong! All of my hard work dripped down and ruined the picture! Lesson learned! The first photo is of the one painting that I know was done by me. Thanks Mom!

This Alice in Wonderland picture was found at a yard sale already framed. This one is my prized possession because I have never seen one before.

I found this pair of matadors at another yard sale already framed and signed by the artist on the back!


This last one was also found at a yard sale but was not framed.

Hope you enjoy!


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14 comments:

Elizabeth said...

These are so cool! I remember doing some paint-by-numbers when I was younger, but never this good!!!

Vonlipi said...

I remember painting one with horses. My mom didn't like paint by numbers so I think she didn't keep it. Today I love these and am always on the look out for some!

Jane said...

I remember loving paint by numbers. They really made me feel like an artist!
Jane

Maureen said...

I like yours best!

Manang Kim said...

Those are awesome!! My favorite is the last one ^_^. Happy Thursday!

VTT~Old Juicer

Deborah said...

How cool those are. I have never done one. I love the matador ones. Happy VTT!!

Postcardy said...

I love the cat picture. I did one paint by number, but it wasn't saved.

Tara Beaulieu said...

Oh Charlotte, that Alice painting is superb, what a terrific find! Happy VTT and thanks for sharing all your lovely treasures!

Coloradolady said...

These are great! I remember the cat ones, I was never very good at these types of things, but they were fun back years ago! Have a great VTT!

CC said...

I love the little kitties and the Alice,they're all so very well done.
I remember painting some,but none was ever saved. I don't think I as very good at it. These are just wonderful.
Happy VTT..have a lovely weekend.

Mary said...

I love paint-by-numbers. They're so cool. I did one a while back of roses that I just love. Good finds!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Oh my goodness, I remember doing these as a child! Great VTT!

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Miri said...

Great paint by numbers! Love your kitties and its so cool that your Mom saved it. I remember I loved doing them.

~~Carol~~ said...

I adore paint by number paintings! I remember doing one, and I really wish I still had it today. Your kitties painting is adorable, and that Alice one is a real find!
Happy VTT!
Carol