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Vivian Cooper
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Interests: Painting, Gardening, English Bulldogs, Traveling, cooking
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This time of year my mind always seems to be flooded with memories. Some memories are funny, some warm and cozy and a few bitter sweet. I think it starts with the lights. Now I know white lights are very popular and supposed to be elegant and all. They just... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at Art by Vivian Cooper
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Nov 11, 2014
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Tuesday's Tips and Turtorials My family was up-cycling before up-cycling was cool! My Grandmother was the queen of reusing things. Having grown up during the depression it was a necessity to get every bit of use you could squeeze out of something. My granny didn't use fancy words like up-cycle... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Art by Vivian Cooper
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A Few Floral Paintings Created specifically For my Newsletter One of my goals for this year was to start a newsletter AND create a piece of art every day for 30 days. Never one to make things simple I combined the two goals. YIKES! Now I am creating art every... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2014 at Art by Vivian Cooper
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My girl Lindsey stopping to smell the Hydrangea If you are new to gardening it would be a good idea to know the difference between an annual and a perennial. I have both in my garden and you should too. Why you ask? Well I am glad you asked. Using... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Vivian's Garden
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As a surprise to my Spud Muffin, I teamed up with my Spud's boss to feature him in the company magazine, "The Charlotte Pipeline." As the head Tri Schlep and Cheer leader, one of my duties is to also be the Ego Stoker in chief! I take my job seriously.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at Art by Vivian Cooper
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Some Flowers From My Garden for Your Enjoyment Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Vivian's Garden
Thank you so much!
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For anyone that knows me, it is no secret I love Bulldogs. I have three and they make for hours of entertainment. Their loyalty is unparalleled. But I really love them because Bulldogs make great models for painting. So much personality in those wrinkles and rolls. I have been working... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at Art by Vivian Cooper
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My Granny Lizy (pronounced Lie zee) my first gardening mentor Granny was a character by any standards. Monday through Saturday she would dip snuff, play cards til the wee hours of the morning and drink rot gut moonshine straight from a mason jar (for medicinal purposes) but come Sunday she... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at Vivian's Garden
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"Finish" acrylic 24 x 30 ©VivianCooper2014 This weekend will mark the end of my Spud Muffin's (that's what I call my husband) race Season. He is a triathlete. In other words, he is crazy! My husband has recently begun to race in Ironman Races. This is where what appears to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at Art by Vivian Cooper
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Oct 20, 2014
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Vivian Cooper added a favorite at A Beautiful Mess
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Vivian Cooper added a favorite at A Beautiful Mess
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Vivian Cooper added a favorite at A Beautiful Mess
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Vivian Cooper added a favorite at A Beautiful Mess
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