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Parc de Belleville Creative Thursday's Paris Poppies I could write ten paragraphs about why I'm so happy to have finally met Marisa of Creative Thursday two weeks ago, but I'll get right to the point: She rocks. We met, shared some wine and cheese, and talked about blogging, art, freelancing and of course moving to foreign countries (she and her man Sean were three weeks into their stay in Paris). We also talked about her recent paintings and how she was enjoying reviving her love of impressionism. I told her that I had taken a photo of a poppy field in Parc de Belleville earlier in the day that she had to see. What's funny, is when I saw the field, it reminded me of something that would inspire an impressionist painter (what is it about poppies?). As soon as I downloaded the photo, I sent it to Marisa, and the above is the result. The top photo is the image I took, and the painting is Marisa's (hot off the easel!). Isn't it lovely? I've genuinely enjoyed this unexpected collaboration, and I'm excited to see what Marisa does next. Check out the painting in Marisa's etsy shop. Visit Marisa's blog.


Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by SogniSorrisi

Gorgeous! Love the mix of colours.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by sarah @ syrupandhoney

Both the photo and the painting are beautiful. I adore the colors!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Jeanette

Love it. Already popped over to take a look at her cute shop and hearted it. Will take some more time with it later.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by April

This is funny to me because I saw a picture of a flower yesterday in profile that I couldn't figure out what it was… it's a poppy!

Lovely – the photo and the painting ♥

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by bsmithhill

love, love, love poppies! Unfortunately, the nasty-hot Columbia, SC summers (and springs) do not make for a conducive environment for dainty poppies…

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Wahzat Gayle

Oh her painting is divine… I love love impressionists :)
Happy weekend

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Michelle Elisabeth

gorgeous! I love seeing the artistic interpretation from the inital photograph to the final painting!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Marisa and Creative Thursday

Ok, I'm not coming over here to gush, but just so happy to have met you. Thank you again for the inspiration and thanks too to your readers for the painting love!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Tanya (a Taste of T)

so pretty

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by jacqueline

Dear Nichole, the collaboration is amazing! That painting by Marisa and the photo by you is gorgeous! Having nurturing, positive female friendships to share the creative journey is a blessings and gift. So glad i came to visit you today. Your space is so inspirational! Have a lovely merry happy weekend and love to yoU!

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