Wednesday, March 18, 2015

~it started with a photo~

This is one of my favorite photos of my kids and husband when we vacationed in Cancun a year ago.

We spent hours each day in that clear turquoise water and
 I wanted something special to remember it with.
I contacted Melissa after finding her on instagram, and asked if she 
would paint it for me.
I told her my requests, no boat, and more muted hues to go with our decor.

Do you want to see what she came up with? 
~It's simply amazing~
This is the photo she sent me over email.

It couldn't be more perfect.
The colors, the people, everything, perfect.

Here it is hanging in our bedroom.

Love, love, love it.
Thank you Melissa for creating this piece of art I will cherish forever!


Bethany said...

Wow, absolutely beautiful!!! I love your dark walls, too, gorgeous.

Krystine @ said...

This is fabulous!!! What a gorgeous painting and a great memory!!

Kelly said...

i found you through, ready for this...thrifty decor chicks blog thru her instagram then she posted your kitchen so I clicked on your IG account and then landed at your blog. Thank you inter webs for bringing us all together! anyway you go on with your bad self. Love that you love that picture and that you got it painted...just all around wonderful.

Anna Demko said...

I love this! But why did you take out the boat? I love the boat:)
You home is so pretty

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Fishtail Cottage said...

wow - I love this!!!!

Coco said...

It looks great!


alison said...

What a great idea! I love how it turned out.

Sandy said...

Love it! she did an amazing job!

Catherine said...

So meaningful! I love her style and the end result.

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