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a puppy painting

One of the things I most love about my blog is the opportunity it gives me to ‘meet’ other artists and crafters and people who make things. One such person is Christy DeKoning, a talented artist who I recently ‘met’ online but coincidentally also lives in Ontario. She paints watercolour portraits and also sells small ACEO-sized paintings in her Etsy store.

When I visited Christy’s website I fell in love with the most adorable ACEO puppy painting I have ever seen. A few days later, and I now own my first piece of original artwork! My painting “Puppy Dog Eyes” is, in reality, even more special that I had hoped for – look at that eye! And I just love the colouring.

Puppy Dog Eyes by Christy DeKoning

I’ll be framing it soon and I’ll hang it somewhere in my craft room. Christy also accepts commissions, so I hope my furbaby Maui is feeling photogenic, because he’s about to become immortalized in watercolour… 🙂


  1. Marietjie said

    Excellent done! I’m a South African living in Abu Dhabi for 8 years now. Glad to read your blog. Have a nice day.

  2. Christy DeKoning said

    I’m so happy to see that you are pleased with your puppy. I look forward to “meeting” Maui.

  3. knittycat said

    It’s really beautiful! I just had a lovely visit to her website, thanks for the tip! I look forward to seeing Maui immortalized. :o)

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