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Monday, January 3, 2011

Sweet Tooth

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Happy 2011!  

I was selected to be featured on ArtSlant Chicago this week.  I am thrilled!  Click HERE for ArtSlant's home page, and you will see my link under the News & Buzz section.  

If I didn't paint, I think I would want to be a baker ... here's to a year of unlimited possibilities!  

18 comments:

Tammy Hext said...

Congrats on the feature on ArtSlant!

A Gift Wrapped Life said...

Gorgeous Karen, it looks like you could eat the chocolate ribbon and love how high it is layered. Gorgeous as always. Hope you paint dozens of these gift wrapped creations in the New Year. One a month?
Happy new Year ! XO

mydesignchic said...

Divine as always!!

weekend et coup de brosse said...

Votre travail est très intéressant, j'aime beaucoup!

Jennifer said...

here's to a year of unlimited possibilities

I'll go for that. :)

Marlo said...

That ribbon looks yummy! Just like chocolate!

Karen Appleton said...

Thank you so much Tammy, Sande, and Mydesignchic!! Thank you for checking out the Art Slant feature and thank you for your kind compliments, it makes my day!

I wish I spoke french, but I am so happy you found my blog weekend et coup de brosse!!

Go for it Jennifer!! :D You already have multiple talents!!

Thank you Marlo!! That is soooo sweet! No pun intended!! :)

Marlo said...

Ooooo, just noticed that it has a cherry on top! You are making me hungry for a sundae. :)

Karena said...

Karen so happy to find you through Lisa!

I have an artistic Giveaway coming up later this weekend!

xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

Jo said...

Simply gorgeous!

I'm stopping by from Lisa's. What a thrill to be introduced to your beautiful talent.

Jo

Lisa said...

Dear Karen,
I am delighted to hear from you!
I thoroughly enjoyed spending a nice long time reading your blog over the holidays. Not only do I love your artistry, I am fascinated by the way in which you approach those gorgeous wrappings!
I discovered you via my dear friend Sande Chase.
As you know Sande and you both have a "gift" for recognizing the beauty of giving to others.
I tell you, I was so excited for the new year because I knew I would take my reader's breath away with your work. Thank you again for giving me the opportunity.
I wish you all the best, and I'm salivating over this little beauty!
Best,
Lisa
It was my pleasure to do so.

Karen Appleton said...

I promise I craved chocolate the entire time I worked on this Marlo! :)

Thank you for stopping by my blog Karena! And I am happy to discover yours as well!

Thank you so much Jo for checking out my blog and paintings! I am so grateful to Lisa!

LISA! :) Thank you so much for your incredible post!! I am so honored to be on your beautiful blog, and so so grateful for Sande who introduced you to my paintings!!

Thank you to everyone, your comments really mean so much to me!!
Karen

La Petite Gallery said...

My Daughter Renee Finberg told me what a wonderfyl artist you are and I came to see. Please become a follower, your work is outstanding.
yvonne

Karen Appleton said...

Thank you Yvonne for visiting my blog and for your compliments, and please tell your daughter thank you for her kind words too!! Thank you!

Helen Read said...

Wow, Karen, I love this! Congratulations as well! (also, happy new year!)

hmuxo said...

Your work is absolutely beautiful!

Karen Appleton said...

Thank you so much Helen, happy new year to you too!!

Hilda, you are too kind! Thank you!!

Karena said...

Karen I came over to see you.....

to brighten your day....

Come and join my Gorgeous Giveaway from Blydesign!

xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena