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Friday, November 30, 2007

Can It Be?

It's RAINING!!!!!

Look below the radar screen to see my video proof :)

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Thursday, November 29, 2007

say what?

Monday, November 26, 2007

Artist Gift Basket?

Need gift ideas for the ARTIST on your Holiday list?
Find an authentic vintage rubber stamp or authentic vintage wallpaper to use in Visual Journaling or Scrapbooking at
A basket filled with one-of-a-kind art supplies is just the ticket for your creative friends!

Here's just one of the unusual items you will find!

An antique revolving rubber stamp holder.

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Saturday, November 24, 2007

Get Real People!

WHY are people SO SURPRISED when an illegal immigrant does THE RIGHT we not think these people have the same hearts as LEGAL IMMIGRANTS??



PHOENIX - A 9-year-old boy looking for help after his mother crashed their van in the southern Arizona desert was rescued by a man entering the U.S. illegally, who stayed with him until help arrived the next day, an official said. Read More Here.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Few Words On A Wednesday

Deck The Halls At Disneyland!
The Holidays at Disneyland are a treat for the senses and make your spirit soar.

Tuesday was my first holiday visit this year to the Parks - and hopefully I will visit many more times before the beginning of 2008 :)

I have been going to Disneyland since 1957 ...I was 7 years old...yeah, do the math ;-)
I have NEVER seen Sleeping Beauty's Castle this BEAUTIFUL!!!!!

Of course I had to try something 'artistic' with a photo editing program!
I think this ROCKS :)

All photography copyright jolenemariephotography 2007

***To see really COOL photos of the Disneyland Holiday Magic visit my daughter's blog HERE!***

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Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Hostess Gift For The Holidays!

What my customer said:
Jolene, I have my tiles! They are absolutely gorgeous! They look even better in person. Very rustic, very classy. This was exactly the look I was trying to go for. I appreciate your time and attention to this project. I think your style is great. Thank you so much!
Scott B. - San Leandro, California

I like working with natural stone tile. I like the way it gives a rustic 'time-worn' look to the things I create...those who know me know that I love to create things that appear to have a 'history' - as if it has just been re-discovered in your grandparents basement - or found on the dusty shelf of a roadside thrift shop.
A customer in the Bay area wanted a set of Frida coasters to give as a gift to a friend. I worked the images into the tile, following the nooks and crannies of the natural stone tile. I liked the end result - and so did my customer :)
(the tiles are sealed/waterproofed, have a foam backing to protect furniture and measure 4"x4")

I would love to make a custom tile coaster set for you as well, using any images you would like ...
they make a wonderful
Let's talk! Send me an email or leave me a comment and I will contact you!

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Monday, November 05, 2007

Back To Blogland Soon...

Yes, I have been absent from Blogland...returning soon with more art to share.

The photo above was taken a couple of weeks ago at Disneyland -
a tribute to Dia De Los Muertos....LOVE IT!

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