Monday, March 31, 2014

A Little Etsy Love “Duda Daze”

Oh, how I love Diane Duda’s art! I’ve bought a few of her prints in the past and recently I had a great idea.

I always keep a little Duda Daze business card standing up in front of my shell box on the coffee table in the lanai.

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I thought, wouldn’t it be great to have some more of these cards to change them out every month.

So when I bought a print from her Etsy store HERE, she included some extra cards.

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Now I’m all set to swap them out.

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I sit on the sofa with my Netbook in my lap to blog and the coffee table is right in front of me.

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Isn’t it nice to be surrounded with beautiful things you enjoy and art you love?

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Sneaking in a little Waterlogue!

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Here’s another quick link to Duda Daze.

I love pretty things, don’t you?

33 comments:

muse said...

I love her work great idea..I ,l love the seashells and lanai too,nice blog for a snowy day here in MA...ugh!

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

Very cute - I admit I haven't heard of her art before.

Stephanie said...

Absolutely charming! And your seashells left me speechless with their beauty. Happy Monday, my friend! Hugs to you!

Vee said...

Her artwork is wonderful! Does she do illustrations for children's books? She'd be a Caldecott winner for sure! I love how you surround yourself with the things you truly enjoy. All those shells, happy creations, art, make me smile, too.

camp and cottage living said...

They are sweet cards, Diane!
Yes, we need to surround ourselves with those things we love. Have a great Monday!

Barbara said...

Very cute, and yes, I also like art to surround me. I'm off to see her shop, thanks!

Sarah ~ Magnolias Attic said...

Just peeked in her shop -- love her folk art! Also love all your seashells -- they are always fun to look at! I have them in my bathroom and they always make me smile :)

Linda @ A La Carte said...

What a sweet way to enjoy some artwork just for you! Love the idea of you blogging and looking up to see these adorable prints.
hugs, Linda

cucki said...

Aww so cute...
Kisses x

Debby said...

I love her art too. (No surprise as we like a lot of the same things) I have ordered two prints from her. One for a gift and one for me.

Diane said...

Very inspirational too!

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

So pretty! Love the shells. xoxo

September Violets said...

The cards are really cute, and you've chosen a nice way to enjoy the artwork. I like surrounding myself with my favourite things too :) Wendy x

Pamela Gordon said...

Her business cards are really cute. Love the shell encrusted mirror centrepiece on you coffee table. It looks amazing. I would love to be in a sunny warm lanai this afternoon. Enjoy! :)

Catherine Holman said...

I love her artwork too!

Carol Z said...

I do, too. I've got a watercolor of Provence that needs framing. I think it needs to go over my desk and I can admire it while I'm working. Have a great day!

Diane Duda said...

Aww. Thank you! It's nice to see there is still one Diane blogging about my art. Heaven knows I've been neglecting my blog lately. Thanks so much for the nice words. I'm glad you enjoy them. :)
xo
di

Pam said...

Pretty, pretty!

jennifer768 said...

Lovely card and yes I enjoy being surrounded by things I love.Have a great day.Hugs,Jen

Joy H said...

Love your shell box and mirror.
I think she is a neat artist. Love the froggy print. Have a great week!

Barb said...

Fabulous Artist!
Thanks for sharing her talent with us.
Enjoy your day,
Barb

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Diane,

Love all the sweet cards and your wonderful collection of shells.
Happy April
hugs
Carolyn

Susie said...

I love those cards with little girls on them. I love when my house is clean, I have no where to go, so I can enjoy being home. xoxo, Susie

Maggie Ann said...

I love that water color app! I do have it too.

Just wondering if you were able to locate the 'Ultimate Animals Coloring Book'?

I can see if they have more if you'd like....it would be $2.99 plus postage if you are interested? We will be going to town later in the week.

Cheryl @ TFD said...

I agree about surrounding ourselves with things we love! Everyone has their own tastes and style and should have what makes them happy around them. That's why I don't pay much attention to what's "in". I love looking at decorating magazines, but only those that suits my style. Love your pretties, enjoy!

Gina said...

Diane, I've not heard of this artist before. Her art is adorable! Your seashells add such a peacefulness to your setting.

Amy Jo said...

I am going to check out her site. Her art looks so cute.

Blessings,
Amy Jo

JG said...

What cute cards! Your shells are so interesting. Did you collect them on your beaches, Diane?
~Judy

Stacey said...

Yes I do love pretty things. It's incredible how many talented people there are out there. Etsy artists are constant temptations to me. :)

Red Rose Alley said...

Diane,
Her cards are so whimsical and cute. It looks so nice on your table. I noticed that box made out of shells - I love that. I have been looking for one just like it for Jess, as she loves the ocean.

Have a great week. I'm off to check out her etsy shop.

love,
~Sheri

Cozy Little House said...

I love the whimsical artwork. I can see why it makes you happy to gaze at it.
Brenda

Incipient Wings said...

beautiful bright happy art work!
love how you waterlogued the last photo.
awesome looking shells by the way.

Jill said...

Those are so sweet!!!