|9" x 12", drawn with a Noodler's Creaper Flex pen and Lexington Gray ink, with watercolor, in an Aquabee Super Deluxe sketchbook|
When I paused to eat breakfast and saw how pretty my plate looked, with bright red strawberries nestled in next to fluffy scrambled eggs topped with cheddar, I grabbed my sketchbook and dashed off a quick sketch.
That got me in the mood to do another one to celebrate my upcoming party. So, after the cooking was finished and the guest rooms were ready, I turned the page in my sketchbook and drew my...
Downton Abbey Finale Pajama Party!
|9" x 12", drawn with a black Pitt Artist's pen, painted with watercolor in an Aquabee Super Deluxe sketchbook|
Yes, the fun-loving women in my family have started a new tradition of getting together to watch the premiere episode and the finale of our favorite Victorian drama, Downton Abbey.
This time, my sister, niece, and mother came over, bringing lots of yummy snacks to settle in for an evening of indulgent fun.
|Thai spring rolls with peanut dipping sauce, chili-cheese dip, "party poppers" (bacon wrapped around dates, Brie, and slivered almonds), and sugary spiced pecans|
We played games and ate delicious finger foods. I couldn't fit all the goodies on my sketchbook page!
|Chutney cheese ball served with crackers and sliced apples|
Dessert was Strawberry Pavlova - vanilla meringue topped with a fluffy whipped cream / cream cheese concoction, sliced strawberries and fresh pineapple chunks. Yummm!
Before the show started, we had to don the proper attire for our pajama party...
and snuggle into a comfy chair under a warm throw.
|A toast to Downton!|