Tuesday, August 7, 2018

A day to remember

Yesterday....I mean 50 years ago, I married the love of my life....yes, it feels like yesterday.....he's an amazing man and so grateful for the life we have together !!   I painted this small 12 x 12 oil painting and decided to do it in sepia... Aug. 31, 1968 ..a very special year for us.
 

50 comments:

  1. Awww, congratulations on your special anniversary! I love the painting! The sepia and the just enough brushstrokes give just the right and romantic impression!

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    1. Thank you so much Judy!!!! I'm so glad you stopped by to comment ... Glad you liked my painting. I enjoyed painting it...

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  2. Wow Hilda what a great painting to celebrate fifty years of marriage. Congratulations! Hugs

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    1. Thank you so much Debbie!!! I remember when my Mom celebrated 50 years!!!! Yikkes!! Lol. Enjoy your day!

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  3. The painting is amazing and congrats on the special anniversary. Applause all around.

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  4. I love this! It may be my favorite thing you've ever done! I love the reason for it. I love the coloring. I love the whites... wow!
    What a treasure!

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    1. Such a nice comment Helen!!!! Thank you so much!!!!

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  5. Congratulations, Hilda, on your very special anniversary! Your painting is beautiful and sensitive and I love everything about it - the way you handled your veil is brilliant! You've said just enough without overworking and it is SO romantic - wonderful, wonderful work!

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    1. Thank you so much Connie! I appreciate your lovely comment!!!! Enjoy your day!!!

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  6. Wow 50 years, that’s fabulous! Sweet painting too. Happy Anniversary! ❤️❤️🥂

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    1. Awwww! Thank you SO much Barbara! And I'm glad you liked the painting... I enjoyed painting this!!

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  7. Hilda, this is so lovely! Stunning, really, done in those striking colors! Congratulations and blessings to you and your husband on 50 years of marriage. An anniversary to celebrate indeed!!

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    1. Thank you SO much Carol. It's still hard to believe it's been 50 years already. I'm glad you liked the painting!!!!

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  8. Congratulations, Hilda!! Your tribute to your wedding day is... PERFECT! A family heirloom, for sure!
    Wishing you many, many more happy years together!

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    1. Thank you SO much Chris!!!! I appreciate your sweet words!!!!!!

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  9. Oh, oh, oh!! Qué pintura más hermosa y romántica!! Además con recuerdos inolvidables amiga Hilda. Es preciosa y te felicito, así como os deseo de corazón, que sigáis siendo durante muchos años, una pareja tan enamorada. Es todo tan bello...
    Un fuerte abrazo.

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  10. Muchas gracias amigo mío por palabras tan encantadoras. Tengo que admitir que esos 50 años pasaron volando. Hemos pasado por muchas cosas, pero gracias a Dios superamos los tiempos difíciles ... y nos fuimos con hermosos recuerdos del maravilloso pasado. Estoy tan feliz de que te haya gustado esta pintura ... ¡me hiciste sonreír con tu comentario!
    enviándote un abrazo

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  11. Congratulations Hilda - wonderful painting which encapsulates a beautiful moment. May you enjoy many more years together. Suex

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  12. Thank you Sue for such a generous comment. I appreciate you stopping by and glad you like my painting... Since its a small piece it's displayed in my hutch in the dining room...

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  13. Happy Anniversary! Congratulations on 50 years together!!! I like how you did it in sepia...it gives it a certain older feel.

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    1. Thank you SO much Joan for stopping by to comment. Your trip sounds absolutely wonderful and I'm glad you're safely back home. Yes, I think I used the sepia to get the "antique" or older feel of the times...

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  14. Happiest Anniversary Hilda! I am happy I checked in to see and enjoy this classic painting! As always a huge Bravo to you. I so love your work! It is wonderful to see your earlier work. Amazing how time flies! Take care art buddy! Michael

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    1. Thank you so much Michael. 50 years! It scares me when I type that number. Lol. I'm so glad you're back!! I was worried that you haven't posted lately. Take care my friend...ill be watching out for your next painting....

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  15. How time flies, where does it go? When you are young you think that you have so much time and then it's gone in a trice.
    This is such a beautiful painting love the way you have painted it, how precious is that.

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    1. Time does fly, Diana!!! We have to enjoy it as much as we can.... I'm so glad you liked my painting.... I truly enjoyed painting this... When I got married I think I hired the worst photographer because my photos are all disappearing ....lol ... the ink is getting very light so I better hurry....lol

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  16. Heel mooi gedaan knap stukje werk lieve groetjes Daniëlle

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    1. Thank you so much Danielle...you're very kind...enjoy the rest of the evening....

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  17. Un trabajo precioso amiga. Besitos.

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    1. muchisimas gracias Carmen! Lo agradezco tu comentario muy amable.
      un abrazo...

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    1. Thank you so much Ashok! Your comment is so appreciated....

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  19. Fabulous work with all the sentiments showing in it.

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  20. Thank you so much AK!!! Hope you're well!!!!

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  21. How wonderful Hilda! Such a beautiful painting for a memorable moment. I'm smiling because we are sharing the same anniversary, same date and same year. Time just keeps flying by. I wish you many more special moments. A big hug

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    1. Congratulations Helen to you and hubby!!! You're so right....50 years went so fast....I was blessed to have a good man and a good marriage. I, as well,wish you many, many years of happy moments.... Here's to us...🍷 Hugs....

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  22. Bonjour ma chère amie,

    "Joyeux Anniversaire" ma chère ! Toutes mes félicitations pour toutes ces années de bonheur.
    Un joli témoignage que cette petite huile merveilleuse... Je te souhaite à toi et ton époux encore plein de bonheur fou !


    Gros bisous 🌸

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    1. Thank you SO much Martine! I still can't believe 50 years have passed! It truly went fast. I'm glad you stopped by to comment ...hugs

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  23. What a fabulous paimting. Very romantic and beautiful, which is perfect for such an amazing anniversary. It has your signature use of light which sets you apart and a master of painting. A good woman deserves a good man!

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    1. Thank you so much Julie....such a nice comment, and I appreciate it! I really enjoyed painting it in oils ....a nice change!!!!!

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  24. I know, Hilda, I've already commented, but I just have to say again, this is SO beautiful. I just feel as if I'm there, years ago, with you and your husband on your special day. The emotion and technique are superb!

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    1. Awwww! Thank you Connie.. Honestly, I don't know where the years went. My daughters had a nice celebration for us... With family and friends... Wish you were there to celebrate with us...

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    1. Thank you piseth San! I appreciate you stopping by to comment!!!!! Enjoy the rest of the evening!!!

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  26. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this! Happy Anniversary! What a wonderful memory and beautiful painting.

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  27. Awwww!!!!! Thank you so much Carol!!!! You just made my day!!!!

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  28. First of all congratulations. And how much you have packed into 50 years. Just beautiful work and such a legacy to pass on, both the example and the painting

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  29. Such a sweet comment, Nelvia. Right now I'm in Arizona celebrating my 50 years.... We just got back from hiking in the Grand Canyon....love it every time we visit!!!! I'm glad you liked this....

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  30. Congratulations, Hilda. 50 years is such an accomplishment....you should be proud! What a beautiful bride you were!

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  31. Awww! Thank you so much Carol....you made me smile....yes, 50 years.... I still can't believe it....where did the time go!! Lol

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