I haven't had time to be around here much lately, and I really miss all of you!  I hope all of you are happy and well, to those of you who celebrate holidays this time of year I wish you Season's Greetings!

Since the year is almost over, I've been thinking about my resolutions for the new year.  One of them is to renew my passion for art.  Actually, the passion is still there, I just need to adjust my priorities a bit.  Next year, I want to spend more time making art, and more time here at The Art Colony sharing and talking about art.  

In the meantime, I leave you with my 2013 Christmas card:

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Comment by Thaneeya McArdle on December 22, 2013 at 7:48am

This is just lovely, Donna! I love the variety of detailed designs, with the white snowflakes on top - great sense of contrast! It's nice to see you here again and to see your new work. :)

I hope you do get to make more art in 2014 (and talk about art more, too)! In the meantime, have a wonderful holiday and happy new year!

Comment by Michael Beckett on December 23, 2013 at 3:41pm

wow... this is spectacular Donna. what a great card... i want one lol ;o)

all the best to you and yours over the holidays...Merry Christmas! :o)

Comment by Jo Flockton on December 24, 2013 at 11:21am
Great card, love the colours! Happy holidays to you and yours!
Comment by Donna Duquette on December 27, 2013 at 7:49pm

Thaneeya, thanks so much!  We had a lovely Christmas, and I hope yours was wonderful too.  We've still got lots of activities planned with friends and family right up to the new year, but since I don't have all that shopping and cooking to worry about anymore, this in-between week is one of my favorite times of the year.  I'm anxiously awaiting the new year, though, so that I can start using my Sugar Skulls calendar.  :D

Michael and Jo, thank you so much...hope your holiday was joyous!

Comment by Thaneeya McArdle on December 30, 2013 at 5:41am

Donna, I can just imagine you having a fun, relaxing week now that you don't have to shop and cook! I hope that festive feeling carries on into the new year for you.

I'm so stoked that you have my Sugar Skulls Calendar. I'm sure your granddaughters must think you are very hip! My in-laws are about to move into a retirement community where they will hang the calendar in their kitchen and I'm sure their new neighbors won't quite know what to think, haha!

Happy New Year!!

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