Maybe you find the GREAT pumpkin

wherever YOU are...
Parisian Pumpkins AVAILABLE HERE!
Happy Halloween!!!
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Dancing in PINK

I don't usually post on Saturdays... BUT I've been working on these two ballet paintings... and since they involve PINK tutus... I would share today...
At the Ballet Barre is AVAILABLE HERE!!!
Parisian Dance Studio is AVAILABLE HERE!!!

 ooooh to be a prima ballerina... and in Paris... ooh la la!!!

 Be sure to visit Beverly and her PINK friends!!!


ENJOY!

Fashionable PINK Leaves






ALL images above via HERE

 ooooh la la Paris leaves!!!!
Last two images via HERE



Oui oui oui... these are Fifi's paintings of PINK LEAVES in Paris!!!
See MORE Fifi Flowers artwork HERE


 Bon Weekend
 and don't forget to visit Reading is Fashionable!!!


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Delight in a table Design

Oui oui oui... Fifi ALSO find inspiration with tables via Claudia...  LOVE the loopy design...
andddd a chair is added to my sketch...
 then wondering WHERE I would like to sit at this table... hmmmmm.... Paris???
WHERE would YOU suggest Fifi paints this table????  
Italy... a garden... indoors?

Be sure to visit other Tablescapes... maybe one will inspire YOU!!!
andddd of course YOU MUST see what is happening on
Reading is Fashionable... GIVEAWAYS and MORE!!!


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Outdoor Chairs

Still search for CHAIR inspiration... Claudia of Paris Apartment ALWAYS inspires moi... she finds LOVELY chairs on the streets of France...





ooooh here's a shop that I found via Claudia as well...
Shopping with Claudia for Parisian Decor AVAILABLE HERE!!!

Don't forget to visit other Outdoor Postings... Reading is Fashionable and ENTER YOUR CHAIR or a LINK to a FAVOURITE CHAIR HERE!!!

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Tuesday Thinker

Oui oui oui... thinking about painting and collecting chairs... cruising VIRTUALLY around Paris... stopping at cafés...
Parisian Vespa Cafe AVAILABLE HERE!!!

Be sure to submit YOUR FAVOURITE CHAIR this week!!!
 Details HERE


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Chair Metamorphosis

Chairs are FUN to paint... here are some OTHER chairs that caught my eye...

 Anddddddddddd here they are transformed into paintings...
Butterfly Chair AVAILABLE HERE!
Guitar Chair AVAILABLE HERE!
As a reminder... here is my ORIGINAL Chair Collection (still AVAILABLE HERE)...

Collection was inspired by Photos submitted in My LAST Chair Painting Contest... See the ACTUAL chairs that inspired Fifi HERE....
Be sure to submit YOUR FAVOURITE CHAIR this week!!!
 Details HERE

and be sure to visit other Metamorphosis Monday postings and Reading is Fashionable!


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Sitting... Thinking... it's Time for...

A little help... oui oui oui... Fifi NEEDS to finish a CHAIR collection...  starting with this chair with HOT PINK pillow for Beverly and her PINK friends...
Yellow Chair in Paris is AVAILABLE HERE!!!   
 
Anddddddddddddddd
to finish this CHAIR COLLECTION... Fifi NEEDS photos of YOUR favourite chair or a photo of a CHAIR YOU would love to see painted by Fifi... Email a photo or a link to the CHAIR... Fifi will post the chairs and people will VOTE... 7 chairs will be selected based on votes and the WINNING CHAIR owners will receive a set of their chair in the FRAMEABLE NOTECARD collection and they will have a chance to purchase the ORIGINAL painting at an AMAZING price...
 
Start photographing YOUR chair or find a chair!!!
Deadline to Enter a CHAIR is October 28th @ NOON California time...
Chair Photos will be posted on November 1st and VOTING will begin for 2 days...
Winning Chairs will be announced on November 4th

 Can't wait to see YOUR chairs!!!
 One entry per household
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aaaahhhh... LIFE interrupted

LIFE has gotten in the way of PAINTING... and POSTING... I will work on creating something SPECIAL by NOONish tomorrow... SORRY for not SHARING with YOU... STAY TUNED... I will sail around through my paints and create something to make YOU and MOI smile!!!! 
image via Jean Ambrosius
  Hope all is FAB for EVERYONE!
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Outdoor Watering

Why water with a hose when you can have a FABuLOUS watering can (images via Campagne Decoration)...



These inspired Fifi to paint this...
Painted Watering Can AVAILABLE HERE!!!

 Be sure to visit other OUTDOOR WEDNESDAY postings and
read a Book Review on Reading is Fashionable!


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Hot Pink Recline

ooooh how I would LOVE to lounge... listen to music... dream of travel... 
Hot Pink Music Room AVAILABLE HERE!!!  This painting will be part of a CHAISE COLLECTION SOON too!

BUT... alas NON... I will not be relaxing... I will be PAINT HOLIDAY GIFTS!!!!
SPECIAL RATE for HOLIDAY PAINTING NOW AVAILABLE!!!
Email for rates... FABuLOUS ORIGINAL PERSONAL gifts!!!


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Fifi inspires a Metamorphosis

Fifi's painting of  Woman Strolling in Paris avec Chiens via this ORIGINAL POSTING of Eiffel Towers...
inspired fellow blogger Romantique and Rebel to paint...

a decorative piece for her wall...
 
her inspiration sparked others to inquire about MY ORIGINAL painting which is sold... HOWEVER... it has been metamorphosed and NOW AVAILABLE as a FRAMEABLE 5" x 7" card in FIFI FLOWERS' SHOP HERE...
 
Be sure to visit other Metamorphosis Monday postings today and be sure to visit Reading is Fashionable!!!
 
 
ENJOY!

PINK dreams...

Will Fifi ever stop dreaming ...
Paris dream painting AVAILABLE HERE!
of PINK Parisian skies...
Pink Parisian Wine Sky AVAILABLE HERE!

 Hmmmm... my guess is NON!!!  Bon weekend... be sure to visit Beverly and her PINK friends and Reading is Fashionable to WIN a BOOK!!!


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Oui... it's Outdoor Tea Time

Please join moi OUTDOORS for a delightful pastry and tea... or champagne at this Red Watering Can Teahouse...

Painting Available HERE and could be made into cards... just ask!

oooh if you were to venture inside perhaps they would carry these lovely items via La Petite Boutique de Perles... parfait for a tea...




Hope YOU have a FAB day...
be sure to visit other Outdoor Wednesday postings  and Tablescape Thursday postings!!!


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Travel Tuesday... Back to Reality

Though Fifi has completed her VIRTUAL voyage... PARIS is never far behind...
Painting is AVAILABLE HERE

Oui oui oui... PARIS will FOREVER be a part of Fifi... in her VIRTUAL and REAL world... DREAMY Paris painting I'm sure will be in the NEAR future... or at least paintings with a Parisian flair!


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Day 9 in Europa

Oui oui oui... this is the FINAL day of our VIRTUAL Europa Voyage... the lovely city of Barcelona, Espana...

Barcelona is the capital and the most populous city of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, after Madrid, with a population of 1,621,537 within its administrative limits on a land area of 101.4 km2 (39 sq mi). The urban area of Barcelona extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of between 4,200,000 and 4,500,000 on an area of 803 km2 (310 sq mi), being the sixth-most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, London, Ruhr area, Madrid and Milan. About five million people live in the Barcelona metropolitan area. It is also Europe's largest metropolis on the Mediterranean coast. It is the main component of an administrative area of Greater Barcelona, with a population of 3,218,071 in an area of 636 km² (density 5,060 hab/km²). It is located on the Mediterranean coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs and is bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola ridge (512 m/1,680 ft).

Barcelona is today one of the world's leading tourist, economic, trade fair/exhibitions and cultural-sports centres, and its influences in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world's major global cities. Indeed, it is a major economic centre and a growing financial centre (Diagonal Mar area and Gran Via); one of Europe's principal Mediterranean ports, can be found here as well as Barcelona international airport, which handles about 30 million passengers per year. It also boasts an extensive motorway network and is a hub of high-speed rail, particularly that which will link France with Spain. Barcelona is the 16th-most-visited city in the world and 4th most visited in Europe after Paris, London, and Rome, with several million tourists every year.Barcelona is the 16th most "livable city" in the world according to lifestyle magazine Monocle. Similarly, according to Innovation Analysts 2thinknow, Barcelona occupies 13th place in the world on Innovation Cities™ Global Index.[ It is the 4th richest city by GDP in the European Union and 35th in the world with an output amounting to €177 billion, a figure nonetheless smaller than alternative estimates. Consequently, its GDP per capita output stands at €35,975 – some 44% higher than the European Union average. Similarly, the city of Barcelona stands in 29th place in a list of net personal earnings headed by Zurich. The city is Europe's 3rd and one of the world's most successful as a city brand, both in terms of reputation and assets. Barcelona is 7th most important fashion capital in the world. Also, the city is Europe's 4th best business city and fastest improving European city, with growing improved by 17% per year.

Founded as a Roman city, Barcelona became the capital of the Counts of Barcelona. After merging with the Kingdom of Aragon, it became one of the most important cities of the Crown of Aragon. Besieged several times during its history, Barcelona is today an important cultural centre and a major tourist destination and has a rich cultural heritage. Particularly renowned are architectural works of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner that have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The city is well known in recent times for the 1992 Summer Olympics. The headquarters of the Union for the Mediterranean is located in Barcelona.

As the capital of Catalonia, Barcelona houses the seat of the Catalan government, known as the Generalitat de Catalunya; of particular note are the executive branch, the parliament, and the Supreme Court of Catalonia. The city is also the capital of the Province of Barcelona and the Barcelonès comarca (shire).







sights from above...




sights below...

We see AMAZING... GORGEOUS architecture as we tour Barcelona in the daytime... and for our LAST VIRTUAL night in Europa... we see the city light up...

oooh and some musica... not only do we see beauty... we hear it...



This has been a LOVELY VIRTUAL trip for moi to share with YOU and ma maman... this would've been our REAL trip... unfortunately it has been postponed... BUT SOMEDAY we will make it a reality!!!  I hope it has been a DELIGHTFUL journey for ALL!!!  

Tomorrow back to REALITY... welllllll somewhat make to reality... I personally LOVE to live in ALL of my PAINTINGS... and several NEW ones are in the works... 
and to see Fifi Flowers paintings and cards and 2012 Calendars AVAILABLE NOW... 

and for a chance to learn about books, book fashions, authors... 
and GIVEAWAYS... visit Reading is Fashionable!!!

ENJOY!
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