Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Fourteen...Seven to go.

Succulents and stones
Red Hot Pokers
Yellow wall
Painted stones close up
Nursery sign
Fuzzy cactus
These are a couple of photos I took of the cactus nursery we visited last weekend.
It's called Quinta Schmoll and it's located in the town of Cadereyta
in the beautiful state of Queretaro. You can find out more about it here
and see more photos on Flickr by clicking here.
I will paint seven more stones before my shop update
but I wanted to know which one of these is your favorite...
It will be the prize for a little weekend giveaway I want to host this Friday!
Hope you'll help me choose one :)

204 Lovely Comments:

Anonymous heather ivy said...

oh my! I adore the white line designs! all of them...but if you are MAKING me choose just one, it would be the sweet little bird with the butterfly....or the, the bird...yes either one of those would have me jumping for joy! lady, I love your style!

10/13/2010 12:59 PM  
Blogger Angie said...

They're all so lovely! I'm afraid to share my favorite for fear that it won't make it into your shop... hehehe. Just going to keep my fingers crossed that I get to be the one who buys it.

10/13/2010 1:00 PM  
Blogger tusen said...

I like your painted stones very much. The colourful ones are great, of course, but still my favourite ones are the uncoloured butterfly and the beautiful plant.

10/13/2010 1:00 PM  
Blogger m c jarrias said...

Hello Genine, Many thanks for your so beautiful blog, so inspiring, such a great life style. All the best

10/13/2010 1:01 PM  
Anonymous Amanda said...

Beautiful photos! Love the second one down - great contrast between the green spiky bits and the red floral bits! Sorry for the very nonacademic critique ;P I am so excited to see these stones go up in your shop - it's been fun to watch your progress! I am partial to the white outlined bird/butterfly stone and the blue and white butterfly - but they are all fantastic and I can't wait for the giveaway!

10/13/2010 1:02 PM  
Blogger jenny said...

They're all so lovely, but I think if I had to pick one, it'd be the little red and yellow bird at the top.

10/13/2010 1:06 PM  
Blogger desmene said...

Oh gosh... your bird ones are always my favorite and so very much your signature (to me). Thank you for your continual inspiration!

10/13/2010 1:08 PM  
Blogger susan said...

I love the white bird with the branch in his beak....with the flowing curved tail.


10/13/2010 1:11 PM  
Anonymous ute said...

i like the black butterfly the most......they are all fantastic, the best for you...ute

10/13/2010 1:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love, love, love the bugs!!!

From Tammy - longtime reader!

10/13/2010 1:12 PM  
Blogger Sleepandhersisters said...

Oh My it is really hard to choose... but I think I will go for the little moth in the middle with the red tipped wings and the two white ones on either side of him are my runners up.

10/13/2010 1:18 PM  
Blogger NanaBeast said...

I vote for the white bird and butterfly.

10/13/2010 1:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello Geninne,
I like your ideas very much. Frankly saying I`m impressed how you manage raising two boys, being a housewife, artist, and probably many more;)? I have three kids ( fourth shall be born on 10 Nov:) ) and if I do anything it`s only at night. Simple picture in watercolor I make for a week, would you believe;)? Anyway, let`s go back to the topic. I love birds and I like the one with a bunch in his beak, but I`d choose the one with a colour butterfly, because of unusual deep black colour of the stone contrasting vivid colours of the insect.
With best wishes of lots of inspiration:)

10/13/2010 1:22 PM  
Anonymous Teresa W (Charlotte, NC, USA) said...

I like the white ones....and the colored ones...the bird and butterfly was my first pick!

thanks for sharing your art...i really look forward to seeing what you will create next : )

10/13/2010 1:23 PM  
Blogger Patty said...

My absolute favorite is the white flower in the bottom row. So beautiful!

10/13/2010 1:23 PM  
Blogger Sher said...

Your work is so amazing and beautiful. I love the white bird with butterfly.

10/13/2010 1:25 PM  
Blogger RosaMaría said...

toda me encantan, pero la de la suculenta es mi favorita!
un beso desde GDL!

10/13/2010 1:25 PM  
Blogger Cindy said...

I really like all of them. I can't say I like one better than all the rest, so I will just vote for the succulent rosette (is it an echeveria or an aeonium?)because I like succulents.

10/13/2010 1:26 PM  
Blogger awooddds said...

Hi Geninne,

I like the white flowers, but it is hard to choose. They are all fun.

10/13/2010 1:27 PM  
Blogger Eden said...

Ohhhh, you're making us Choose!! Ok...then....I adore the butterfly ones, the more colorful ones with the orange and the red!! Those rock!! Love all that detail :D

10/13/2010 1:27 PM  
Blogger puscher said...

I LOVE THEM ALL! But I have to say that I lIke the white ones better, and my favorite one is the sweet bird with the butterfly!

10/13/2010 1:29 PM  
Anonymous barbarelha said...

Wow such a hard job to choose just one...lets see, I like the small flower on the bottom and the colorful bird at the top... I can't choose just one!They are all lovely:)

10/13/2010 1:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My favorites are the white line drawings...the MOST favorite the sunflower? Fish? Sunflower? Fish? Catherine

10/13/2010 1:43 PM  
Blogger Saraccino said...

They are all so beautiful! But if I had to pick one without thinking it would be your little coloured bird in orange with the red wing :)

But I would give all of them a home if I could ^^

10/13/2010 1:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ah, my favourite is the red/yellow bird at top or white bird and butterfly. They all kind of work together so well though...


10/13/2010 1:51 PM  
Blogger tammy olson said...

oh my gosh, they all are so beautiful and striking. i think the colored butterflies are my favorite, especially the dark one. oh but the ones painted in only white are stunning. the all look great!

10/13/2010 1:58 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

All WONDERFUL but I think I'd pick the upper right hand white/blue butterfly, if I had to pick just one.

10/13/2010 2:02 PM  
Blogger Mommy said...

I love them ALL but my most favorite is the orange and peach bird at the top...BEAUTIFUL!!

10/13/2010 2:06 PM  
Blogger papelhilo-l'araignée said...

my favourite are the all-white ones ! and I especially love the first on the top (the plant)

10/13/2010 2:10 PM  
Blogger Škorčica said...

I will give you three:
the upper two BW-ones and the colored butterfly in the top right corner.

The little bird top left is also cute and... ok, enough! :)

10/13/2010 2:16 PM  
Anonymous danielle said...

They are all so wonderful, but my two favorites are the colorful butterfly on the darkest stone on the left, and the one right next to it with the white bird and butterfly. You live in such a lovely place, both your home and the surrounding countryside look so beautiful and inspiring!

10/13/2010 2:17 PM  
Anonymous Ai said...

i like the black butterfly the best but they are all lovely.

10/13/2010 2:23 PM  
Blogger Škorčica said...

I'm adding two more suggestions:
My Miro asked me to write down that he likes most top left orange-red bird and white bird with a butterfly. :)

10/13/2010 2:31 PM  
Blogger emily b said...

Oh my gosh. Ever since you posted the photo of the black butterfly, I can't get him out of my head. Amazing.

10/13/2010 2:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like the bird holding a branch, second row from the bottom on the right hand side. The design compliments the shape of the stone beautifully.

10/13/2010 2:33 PM  
Blogger Tamra said...

Unbelievable beautiful. Where do you find the stones? My personal favorite is the green beetle. The goldfish comes in a close second. Thanks so much for sharing. Looking forward to Friday!

10/13/2010 2:37 PM  
Blogger Flor said...

They are all sooooo beautiful I find it impossible to choose one.

10/13/2010 2:38 PM  
Blogger Penny said...

These are beautiful but I really like the white ones, the echeveria rosette I think.

10/13/2010 2:43 PM  
Blogger Beth Stone said...

They're beautiful! If I had to choose, I'd pick either the white queen Anne's lace with dragonfly or the white bird & butterfly stones. They're all gorgeous though - I'd love to win any of them!

10/13/2010 2:45 PM  
Blogger suzanne b. said...

My favorite is the white bird with the white butterfly, but they are all exquisite.

ps You are making me like succulent plants, which I have never been a huge fan of before. :)

10/13/2010 2:50 PM  
Blogger Bloom said...

Geninne, these are so lovely! I particularly like the black butterfly and the bird with the flowing tail, but they are all gorgeous, and just asking to be picked up and admired. You are an amazing talent!

10/13/2010 2:51 PM  
Blogger Karen L R said...

the green bug is a beauty, but you are so clever, it is very hard to decide!

love your work, and following turbo's antics as well.

10/13/2010 2:53 PM  
Blogger Felicity said...

The black butterfly and the red/white butterfly are my favorites.

10/13/2010 2:56 PM  
Blogger Tricia said...

They are all so beautiful, but my absolute favorite is the brightly colored bird.

10/13/2010 2:59 PM  
Blogger Myszkoma said...

I think this one with plant and dragon-fly is the most BEAUTIFUL!!! Greetings from Cracow.

10/13/2010 3:00 PM  
Blogger Spirited Earth said...

all the stone paintings are lovely
but my favorites are the simple white lined ones

10/13/2010 3:00 PM  
Blogger Lisa ONeill said...

I love everyone - but - if I had to pick I would choose the little orange birdie - I simply love his striped legs - so Pippi!

10/13/2010 3:03 PM  
Blogger pasiakowa said...

In my opinion the best are the ones with only white lines on the stone texture. I simply love them all :)
I think that everybody would be pleased with a stone like that :)

10/13/2010 3:13 PM  
Blogger HollyM said...

I would really have a difficult time to choose. I like the white lined birds. Also, I like the butterfly on the left a t the top of today's post.
Oh dear, the beetles are gorgeous too! I'm not much help.

10/13/2010 3:23 PM  
Blogger Mlle Paradis said...

yes difficult to choose but i love the "red" butterfly with the four turquoise dots. looks like you're having so much fun!

10/13/2010 3:36 PM  
Anonymous Claire - Matching Pegs said...

I have fallen for the charming goldfish. Just lovely

10/13/2010 3:40 PM  
Blogger Janie B said...

I love the birds and butterflies the best.

10/13/2010 3:42 PM  
Anonymous dana said...

i love the red tipped butterfly the best, but they are all super.

10/13/2010 3:46 PM  
Blogger buddhagirl said...

yellow and blue butterfly! they are so beautiful and inspiring:)

10/13/2010 4:06 PM  
Blogger blue china studio said...

They are all very beautiful but my absolute favorite is the white butterfly with blue accents in the upper right corner of the last photo.

Really like the cactus nursery photos as well!

10/13/2010 4:09 PM  
Blogger Vee said...

These are all great! But my favorite is the little fish.

10/13/2010 4:09 PM  
Blogger sensitiveartist said...

I love the white butterfly with orange dots and light blue in the center - top right hand side in photo. but they are all awesome.

10/13/2010 4:09 PM  
Anonymous jennifer said...

how am i ever gonna pick just one when you put them in the shop? ok i guess the blue and yellow butterfly top right or maybe the orange and red bird top left! oh how am i ever going to pick just one???

10/13/2010 4:20 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

i love the butterfly on the dark grey stone but don't put that one in your giveaway. I want to buy it:)

10/13/2010 4:58 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

it's a tie between the orange bird & the black butterfly. :)

10/13/2010 4:58 PM  
Blogger Suztats said...

Pick only one? Well, then, it has to be the brown oval stone with the queen anne's lace (?) and flying creature. But it looks as though I'm in the minority.

10/13/2010 5:46 PM  
Blogger Eneida's Art Blog said...

Dear Geninne,
Your blog is such an inspiration, and I thank you for sharing your creative spirit. La tarea de escoger solo una de las piedras es dificilísima; buena suerte!

10/13/2010 6:06 PM  
Blogger Lindsey said...

My favorite is the butterfly in the top right corner. So beautiful! Can't wait til they are in the shop

10/13/2010 6:13 PM  
Blogger Crystal said...

I just love them pick one hmmm , I really adore the one with the bird and butterfly above the bird in white so beautiful! Great Job!

10/13/2010 6:36 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

The birds, always go back to the birds. And of course, a colored bird is best! Lovely work.

10/13/2010 6:37 PM  
Blogger Vicki K. said...

The one of the white lined bird and butterfly is my favorite!

10/13/2010 6:59 PM  
Blogger Mellisa said...

They're all gorgeous but the white bird with the butterfly is my favorite :)

10/13/2010 7:13 PM  
Blogger kg said...

I love them all! The black butterfly is my favorite, though.

10/13/2010 7:19 PM  
Anonymous Hillary Holmes said...

Definitely the white design with the three leaning wildflowers and dragonfly. The shapes curves around the stone so sweetly. Many cheers for your inspiration! Hillary

10/13/2010 7:30 PM  
Blogger abcgirl said...

the yellow bird in the top left corner. so sweet and the stone is so lovely and round...

10/13/2010 7:52 PM  
Blogger GravityAnn said...

Like children, each is lovely in its own way. My favorite is the bird with the branch. It reminds me of Noah's Ark, and the olive branch symbolizing renewal.

10/13/2010 8:23 PM  
Blogger ginigin said...

It's all so lovely, but the red wing golden bird flew into my heart first. I used to paint rocks in my teens ... but it was all mazes and interwoven designs. I hope to be inspired to paint again one day. Thanks for a sweet giveaway.

10/13/2010 8:25 PM  
Blogger jo so and sew said...

I like the bold succulent flower (top right) in white!

10/13/2010 8:27 PM  
Blogger Periwinkle Pumpkin said...

I like the one done with white ink of the Queen Anne's Lace and the dragonfly. I love your work!

10/13/2010 8:34 PM  
Blogger kristin said...

*sigh* just one favorite?

ok...white winged butterfly with pumpkin colored tips and bright blue "eyes" trimmed in lavendar.

10/13/2010 8:45 PM  
Anonymous Ashley said...

Oh my! Just one? I don't know that I can pick just one. I love the simplicity of the white ink on the stones. I would have to say my favorite is the bird with the butterfly above it. You are an incredible artist and I love following your blog. :) Blessings to you and your family!


10/13/2010 8:47 PM  
Anonymous lindaschiffer said...

Wow, as tough as choosing between your children! :)

I like the black butterfly the best (marginally).

:) Linda

10/13/2010 8:54 PM  
Blogger Victoria Bennett Beyer said...

I love them all!

I normally am all for color, but I admit this time I like the white against the natural surface...maybe the agave is my favorite.

10/13/2010 9:08 PM  
Blogger Lillabilly said...

These are stunning! I love them all but if I had to pick one I'd choose the little orangey bird at the top left. He's adorable.

10/13/2010 10:55 PM  
Blogger Heather T. said...

They are all beautiful, but the white and stone butterfly is one that appeals to me in particular--though the agave is right behind it.

10/13/2010 11:00 PM  
Anonymous sheau said...

tough choice. i love the color butterflies and beetles. my eyes keep going back to the beetle with purple dots.

10/13/2010 11:02 PM  
Anonymous Belle Lynne said...

Hi Geninne! I love your rocks and my favorite is the 'gold' fish!!!

10/13/2010 11:32 PM  
Blogger Jutta said...

They all all lovely, but my favorite is the fish.

10/13/2010 11:34 PM  
Anonymous Gabi said...

Pretty, pretty – they all are!
My favorite is the white bird and the butterfly. :o)

10/14/2010 12:03 AM  
Anonymous fatacarabina said...

I love them all but my favourite one is red and white butterfly! ♥

10/14/2010 12:14 AM  
Anonymous diana said...

Oh. My favorite is the small bird upper left with the red and white coloured butterfly on a good second place. Theoretically this would give me the chance to catch one of them in your shop. If it weren't for the time difference...;)

10/14/2010 12:15 AM  
Blogger 325latimer said...

tough one! it has to be the little bird with the red wing!

10/14/2010 12:24 AM  
Blogger Anita said...

I can hardly choose. I love them all! But I think the one with the colourful little bird is typically you, so I think that one should be the give away.
I wish I could paint like you!!!

10/14/2010 12:55 AM  
Blogger Jenni C's said...

Geninne, tough choice but i like the lace flower the most, cactus second, birdy and butterfly third...can't wait to see more

10/14/2010 12:56 AM  
Blogger Lisa Le Quelenec said...

I've been watering my cacti and showing them your pictures in the hope that they will grow as beautifully as those ones. (Wishful thinking, In our climate in the UK that is unlikely)
Your stones are lovely, I love the green and orange beatle. Have a lovely day

10/14/2010 1:08 AM  
Blogger tiziana - the t time said...

cara geninne, adoro ogni cosa tu fai! mi piace il modo in cui usi il colore, mi piace il modo in cui disegni con il bianco. tra questi sassi, il mio preferito è quello in cui l'uccellino tiene un ramoscello nel becco.
grazie e a presto,

dear geninne, i adore everyting you make. i like how you use the colour, how you use the white.
today, here, my favorite stone is the little bird with the branch in the beak.

10/14/2010 1:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Geninne, I adore the little golden bird in the upper left hand corner. I love how he looks perched on the side of the stone and ready to jump off!

Thank you for this opportunity!


10/14/2010 2:48 AM  
Blogger sfer said...

Te costará tomar una decisión! A mí me gustan más las florecitas en blanco. Creo que son muy elegantes, y además quedarían muy bien al lado de las "crochetted stones" de Resurrection Fern :-)

10/14/2010 2:49 AM  
Blogger Avalon said...

A mí me gusta el escarabajo verde, aunque tengo que reconocer que las flores blancas quean espectaculares cobre las piedras.


10/14/2010 3:06 AM  
Blogger Beatriz said...

Geninne! me encanta todo lo que haces, desde que descubrí tu blog lo visito cada día! y este fin de semana hice mi primer dibujo con acuarela de unas chumberas que tengo en una casa de campo... nada que ver con lo que tu haces! pero gracias a ti me he animado a pintar.
Me gustan mucho todas las piedras pero mi preferida en la segunda empezando por arriba, la alargada con las flores y la mariposa pequeña... y la que está al lado redonda es monísima también!
Me regalas una? jeje
Un beso!!

10/14/2010 3:17 AM  
Anonymous estelle said...

J'adore !!! Love it :)

10/14/2010 3:35 AM  
Blogger simply blue said...

They are very cool! But the "quintessential you"....are the birds. The white one, bottom left.

10/14/2010 4:02 AM  
Blogger Rachel said...

Beautiful! I love the fish!

10/14/2010 4:06 AM  
Blogger Dyche Designs said...

I'm loving the white ones, especially the bird with the butterfly. :0)

10/14/2010 4:16 AM  
Anonymous Teje said...

They are all SO BEAUTIFUL!!! Impossible to choose one...but if I could have one lovely stone I would choose the bird with the long round tail. I like all these lovely stones but even more with white colour! Thank you for sharing the special beauty!
Wishes Teje

10/14/2010 4:30 AM  
OpenID heldin im chaos said...

These are absolutely stunning! Your painted stones brought me to your blog in the first place, and I've just kept coming back for the beauty of it all! If I were able to pick one, I'd choose the top right butterfly with the pale blue center on the wings. It was a hard pick (very tough!), but the subtlety of that blue draws me in.

10/14/2010 4:32 AM  
Blogger 100%HEPPIE said...

They're all so beautiful ! I Like the coloured bird most... or the black butterfly. Great photo also of the cactus with the red thorns.
Have a nice day !

10/14/2010 4:56 AM  
Blogger susi said...

love them all but I must say my favorites are the birds. love birds~

10/14/2010 5:06 AM  
Anonymous KJ said...

Hard to pick...all of them are we need to pick from these only ;-) From here..the like the yellow dotted butterfly --right hand side top corner..........But from all the previous posts my fav is the Butterfly stone (your first post on stone art--post 10/8/2010)

cant wait to see what other designs come about a peacock!


10/14/2010 5:16 AM  
Blogger SKTn-4 said...

I love all stones!!
For me the best is white painted butterfly with yellow spots, in the top row :)

10/14/2010 5:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The beetle in the lower right corner, although they are all so lovely it's really hard to choose!

10/14/2010 5:34 AM  
Blogger Eren said...

All are great but my favorites are the ones with white birds.. and also the butterfly!

10/14/2010 5:44 AM  
Blogger Belinda said...

Wow Geninne, these are so beautiful! So hard to pick just one favourite, but I if I had to choose just one it would be the white butterfly with the red tips on the top wings.

10/14/2010 5:52 AM  
Blogger ariadne said...

I loved the black and white bird with the butterfly flying over it!It is so much Geninne!I hope I will manage to order something from your etsy shop update or even win it!Ariadne from Greece!

10/14/2010 6:05 AM  
Anonymous Stacey said...

They are all so lovely, but if I had to choose only one....the birdie with the butterfly.

10/14/2010 6:22 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Geninne,
I love the bird with butterfly! I really love them all! -- Anna

10/14/2010 6:23 AM  
Blogger Lynn said...

My favorites are the top colorful bird and the white flowers with the dragonfly but they are all beautiful! Your work and your blog are inspiring. Hope your day is wonderful.

10/14/2010 6:32 AM  
Anonymous Els said...

I love the white ones! And if a have to choose, the one with the bird and the butterfly! It looks that I am not the only one...greetings

10/14/2010 6:32 AM  
Blogger Glaucia said...

Hi Geninne! How beautiful they turned out, all of them! Really, it's a taugh task choosing just one. I loved the long one, with the flower and the other with the bird with the long tale.. oh.. and that white butterfly, how beautiful it is! Congrats Geninne, they are all amazing :D

10/14/2010 6:34 AM  
Blogger Alicia said...

All the stones are really nice, but my favorite is the white buterfly with a little of blue and orange. And I also love the white flowers.
I used to paint stones when I was at school, my aunts still have them in their homes. Your work makes me think again in those stones, I have to paint some more!
Saludos desde España!

10/14/2010 6:55 AM  
OpenID judithkunst said...

the white oblong stone is my favorite

10/14/2010 6:56 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

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10/14/2010 6:56 AM  
Blogger laruelapalooza said...

These are all so pretty! I have to admit that I like the white ones best though. The fish and the bird with the really long tail are my favorites!

10/14/2010 6:57 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

it's so hard to decide, but I think that the bird and butterfly in white is my favorite.

10/14/2010 6:58 AM  
Blogger Carlene said...

Very difficult to decide, but the little orange bird wins my vote.

(#2 fish, I always love the way you draw fish, and #3 green beetle, because he is green. Or she.)



10/14/2010 6:58 AM  
Blogger Pomegranate Market said...

They are all so lovely. I am drawn to the white butterfly though. Happy painting!

10/14/2010 7:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My favorite is the colorful bird. And my second favorite is the goldfish and then the green bettle! How can I choose. They are all lovely!

10/14/2010 7:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love the fish one the most.

10/14/2010 7:27 AM  
Anonymous Lorey said...

I like the blue and white butterfly! It speaks calm to me. Thank you for sharing your beautiful work!

10/14/2010 7:30 AM  
Blogger suz said...

I love your work, but if I had to choose one, which is extremely difficult, I think I'd choose the little yellow bird with the red wing!

10/14/2010 7:37 AM  
Blogger jojo said...

I agree with everyone - it's a hard decision to make! But I would say that the white flower stone below the colored butterfly on the right.
Thanks for the opportunity.


10/14/2010 7:37 AM  
Blogger Gloribell said...

Hi! The one that quickly cathed my eyes was the cactus seen from the top. It reminded me of the cactus nursery in the pictures you shared! Love the beautiful details it has.
Thanks for sharing!

10/14/2010 7:39 AM  
Anonymous Camila F. said...

They're all so pretty! My favorite is the first one, the yellow bird with red wings. Gorgeous!

10/14/2010 7:53 AM  
Blogger Nina said...

Genine, todo lo que haces es precioso,me resulta muy difícil elegir una... Las mariposas son mis preferidas y la blanca con alas rojas es la más bonita!!!
Gracias por compartirlas! Nina.

10/14/2010 7:55 AM  
Anonymous Margie said...

Oh boy, tuff to pick. I think #14. Cacti never looked so good. Incredible photos Geninne! I am in awe! Hugs, Margie

10/14/2010 7:59 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

It's so hard to chose, but I keep going back to the dark oval butterfly near the bottom. They are all breath taking.

10/14/2010 8:04 AM  
Blogger Saskia said...

All of them are genius! I would pick the yellow/red bird because to me it is quintessentially "Geninne"! Just received the Drawing Lab book and can't wait to go through it :D

10/14/2010 8:11 AM  
Blogger lindaharre said...

The Queen Ann's Lacy had me at first glance:D Your style grabs me and I love everything you do:D Thanks so much for sharing your is such an inspiration to me!

10/14/2010 8:22 AM  
Blogger Artifice said...

All of your stone paintings are fantastic! I really like the butterfly that is 2nd down on the left. The colors instantly make me think of you! Have a great day!
Linda Greiss

10/14/2010 9:05 AM  
Anonymous Naty said...

Oh Gennine! I love everything you do and since I found your blog you really made a difference in my life! They´re all so beautiful but in this case I´ll say I like the one with the dragonfly and the flowers. Love from Argentina! :)

10/14/2010 9:07 AM  
Blogger PrairieGarden-Liane said...

Wow! They are all so amazing.

I adore the butterflies, the black one, the one on the top row, the one in the center and also the white line drawing....clearly I can't pick just one favorite.

They are beautiful!!

10/14/2010 9:14 AM  
Blogger rkramadh said...

I like the colorful butterfly ones since they seem to pop from the stone (has an amazing 3D effect)!

10/14/2010 9:18 AM  
Blogger beth sparkman said...

My favorite stone is the black on with the black butterfly! Lovely!

Thanks for the photos of the cactus garden too. I grew up in Phoenix Arizona and now live in the Chicago area, so I miss all the desert plants and the beauty of the unusual kinds of cactus. Fun!

10/14/2010 9:21 AM  
Blogger Leslie said...

My favorite one is the black butterfly on the dark stone!! Beautiful. But they are all beautiful!! So is the landscape where you live- thank you for sharing photos. It's so very different from Alabama, where I live.

10/14/2010 9:25 AM  
Blogger GOSIA said...

nature and art united!!! I think I like the succulent one most, though it's hard to decide..

10/14/2010 9:40 AM  
Blogger Snap said...

They are all wonderful, but the birdies are calling to me!

10/14/2010 9:47 AM  
Anonymous himiko said...

I love the white birds.... the contrast between the dark stone and the crisp white lines makes the design really stand out.

Imagine that the paths around your neighborhood would be paved with stones like these... you'd spend all of your days there...

10/14/2010 9:56 AM  
Anonymous Ann K. said...

I love these stones---I like to collect smooth flat ones myself. I especially like the white line drawings you've done. My favorite? So hard to choose, but the red-winged orange bird utterly charms me.

10/14/2010 9:57 AM  
Anonymous glynis said...

the butterflies!!! i've never seen you do butterflies before and they look so real perched on the stone!

10/14/2010 10:18 AM  
Blogger katy said...

They are all exquisite. If I were forced to choose, it would be one of the butterflies. Which one? Ah, that I can't decide.

10/14/2010 10:20 AM  
Anonymous Marije Brussee said...

Dear Geninne,

It is to lovely to read that everyone has a different favorite ....... Not so suprising actually, because they are all beautifull.
Really hard to choose......I like them all, but especially the ones with the birds ....... and if I had to pick one of them it will be the yellow/red bird ..... or the one with the bird and butterfly ..... can't choose.

Kind regards, Marije Brussee

10/14/2010 10:54 AM  
Blogger Deb's Artful Journey said...

I LOVE the green bug!! Then the Queens Anne Lace... but they all are absolutely beautiful!!

10/14/2010 11:07 AM  
Blogger Zoë Yule said...

Well, I'm in the minority for sure, but I can't go past that irridescent green beetle. It's tropical colour I miss so much in these temperate climes! That said, they're all beautiful and I hope they are as much fun to create as they are to look at!

10/14/2010 11:27 AM  
OpenID lovebirdstationery said...

I really struggled picking a favourite. Is it the cactus? Yes. Is it the bird and butterfly? Yes. Do I love the bird with the swooshy tail? Yes. Oh Geninne.....making us pick is so mean ;) For me, its always going to be your signature bird. The one with the butterfly.

Your inbox must be brimming with all these popular! Bella x

10/14/2010 11:39 AM  
Blogger TheFairyyellowbugQueen said...

Bird with twig in beak with tail wrapped around at the bottom of the composition, all done in white. Stunning! Oh how this would look in one of my two elephant foot tree planters!! Thanks for the opportunity! *Creative hugs* Norma

10/14/2010 12:11 PM  
Anonymous cindy c said...

love the white flower between the bugs and would love to give it a new home-- i love your blog--

cindy c

10/14/2010 12:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Gennine~
My favorite is the cactus inspired rock above the fish and my 14 yr old daughter prefers the unpainted butterfly in left middle row! So lovely~

10/14/2010 12:39 PM  
Blogger Nancy said...

They are all great but I like the black butterfly and the either of the birds. Thanks, Nancy P.

10/14/2010 12:48 PM  
Blogger Jan said...

I am also wishing that I dont have to choose one to be the favorite as they are all so lovely - the yellow butterfly and the weeds with dragonfly might be my favorites....maybe....all are beautiful. As are the "color" ohotos, I really like the green cactus with orange stickerys. Thank you for sharing your world!

10/14/2010 1:10 PM  
Blogger Carissa said...

oh my, they are all so gorgeous it is hard to choose a favorite!! I do love the butterfly one in the very first photo on this post... but I love the little white birdie with butterfly too! and that flower! wow! ok, I am totally no help :)

10/14/2010 1:11 PM  
Anonymous tiffany said...

The white bird with the branch in its mouth. I'm in love with it, well alll of them really!

10/14/2010 1:14 PM  
Blogger Frenchy said...

I love them all, but my favorites are the succulent rosette and the black butterfly.

10/14/2010 1:49 PM  
Blogger Remantics said...

Hello, I have been following your blog for awhile now and love it! I think I like number 14 the best, though they are all extremely lovely!
All the best from Karen

10/14/2010 1:52 PM  
Blogger Remantics said...

I mean, the one with the tall white flowers....

10/14/2010 1:53 PM  
Blogger My Hideaway said...

I love all the colorful butterflies best!

10/14/2010 2:24 PM  
Anonymous Didi said...

Everything you do is a favourite of mine. You don't make it easy to choose, but if choose I must, it would be the butterfly on the right, top row. I am hoping to be able to purchase some of these from your shop. Previously I have always missed out! I shall keep my eyes peeled!

10/14/2010 2:25 PM  
Blogger BARBARIX said...

i love the darker butterfly down on the left corner the most!

10/14/2010 2:32 PM  
Blogger Rene said...

Choose one?? Impossible!!

10/14/2010 2:40 PM  
Blogger Kristi said...

solid white queen anne's lace. love it best! then the goldfish... and then the all white birdies. my my they're all great!

10/14/2010 2:41 PM  
Blogger Repollo said...

Mi favorita es la piedra que tiene la mariposa negra, por que es la más distinta a las demás, la piedra es más oscura y se ve maravillosa con esa mariposa, con colores contrastantes, me recuerda que todo en la naturaleza tiene contrastes y que los colores oscuros son bellísimos también.
Un abrazo!

10/14/2010 4:03 PM  
Blogger Dianne said...

Your rocks rock!

10/14/2010 4:12 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

Love your blog and love the rocks, especially the white ones. But the others are beautiful, too.

10/14/2010 4:24 PM  
Blogger Maggie said...

haha, yes, your rocks rock! so hard to choose, but I'd go with the white bird with the butterfly.

10/14/2010 5:09 PM  
Blogger Stubborn Dog Artwork said...

These are so sweet. I love the birds always, so the white bird with butterfly or the little yellow one with the bright wing.
Happy Friday!

10/14/2010 7:52 PM  
Blogger Joanne said...

Absolutely loving them all, but if I had to pick just one I would pick the plant them!!!

10/14/2010 9:19 PM  
Anonymous Myriam said...

Tough choice, but I'll have to go with the bird with the butterfly in white.

They're lovely!

10/14/2010 9:25 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

It's so crazy how talented you are!=) I love checking in and seeing all the beautiful things you are working on. I love every rock you've pictured, but I'm very partial to the birds. I especially like the orange and red one and the one with the butterfly.

10/14/2010 9:37 PM  
Anonymous jami c. said...

You are so incredibly talented and inspiring. Thank you for all of the beauty! I love all of your work. The stones- I would have to say my favorite is the butterfly with the yellow, red, blues, brown- it captures the beautiful colors in your surroundings.

10/14/2010 10:07 PM  
Blogger Jennifer Johnson said...

Picking a favorite is like picking a favorite child. But my eye continues to be drawn to the green beetle on the bottom row. They are all stunning, though.

10/14/2010 11:18 PM  
Blogger kittycat2012 said...

They are all so fabulous! How can i choose just one?! well.. eventhough i love the colored butterflies my favortie has to be the slim one in white. With the long elegant flower and the little butterflie on the side.

10/14/2010 11:29 PM  
Blogger Jacqui Dodds said...

I think that I like the pure white ones on the black stone the best - very tactile. Then if I had to choose one of these it would be the large open flower on the second row from the top.

10/15/2010 12:00 AM  
Blogger Caterina Pérez said...

no puedo elegir solo una! si me esfuerzo muchomucho, puedo elegir dos ;) a mi me gustan la del pajarito amarillo y la de la mariposa con alas negras!

10/15/2010 1:15 AM  
Blogger shopgirl said...

They're are all beautiful. However, the black butterfly speaks to me.

p.s. These are gorgeous photos too! I love popping by your blog Geninne!

Have a lovely weekend!

10/15/2010 1:39 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love the black butterfly, but also the little red and orange bird!

10/15/2010 3:15 AM  
Blogger Giorgia said...

Hi Geninne, my favourite one is the colored butterfly in the upper right corner.
Thanks for sharing your beatiful art with us!
Kisses from Italy!

10/15/2010 3:57 AM  
Anonymous Megan Warren said...

Love the white ones on black stone - my favourite is the mandala/lotus flower.

10/15/2010 3:57 AM  
Blogger Mijk said...

I live the white ones and I think the one with the plant and the smal butterfly would be my favourite

10/15/2010 5:12 AM  
Blogger ale said...

te digo encantan tooodas!! pero elijo la del medio,la mariposa con roja y azul y encanto el nursery de cactus...que divinos tantos y todos juntos!!...pintate uno de tus cactus maravillosos en esas piedras!!van a ser divinos!!besos enooormes y muy lindo finde para toda la familia!!

10/15/2010 5:27 AM  
Anonymous Joni B said...

My favorite is easily (not too easily since they are all precious) the bird with his tail curled under him holding a leaf in his beak. I would love to have a stamp cut to that pattern for personal stationary. So charming! I like how he fills the space of the round stone.

10/15/2010 5:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Geninne!! Todos tus diseños son maravillosos. Cada uno de ellos transmite una energia especial, mucha alegría y gozo!

En esta ocación, la pieza que más me gusta es la mariposa pintada con acrilico ink blanco.

Cariños y bendiciones para vos y tu hermosa familia (Turbo incluido)!

Candela de Argentina.

10/15/2010 5:46 AM  
Blogger J said...

Beautiful! My favorite is the white bird with the branch in it's mouth.

10/15/2010 5:54 AM  
Anonymous sandrine said...

j'adore tous ces petits cailloux :-)

10/15/2010 6:06 AM  
Blogger K Spoering said...

Love them all, but I especially like the dark butterfly, because we have ones like it here where I live.

10/15/2010 7:31 AM  
Blogger The Dreaming Bear said...

How can I choose just one? They are all so gorgeous! But if I must pick one, I really love the black butterfly.

10/15/2010 7:55 AM  
Blogger Carol C said...

I haven't seen a painted stone you've done that I didn't like! But if I had to pick a favorite I'd pick the green beetle on the bottom right of the photo. I'd love to win the giveaway!

10/15/2010 8:16 AM  
Blogger Carrie said...

My favorite is the green beetle. But a close second is the butterfly/moth that is white only. They are all beautiful.

10/15/2010 9:00 AM  
Blogger Megan said...

I absolutely cannot handle how gorgeous these are! The white-line drawings are like something out of a dream!

10/15/2010 10:36 AM  
Blogger Susan J. said...

My favorite is the white line butterfly resting on the oval stone. There is something peaceful - almost melancholy - about it. But they are all fabulous.

10/15/2010 12:15 PM  
Blogger Kristin said...

Absolutely breathtaking! I love love love the little yellow bird at the top...but also the fish! They remind me of your "friends" painting. How cute they would look next to one another!

10/15/2010 12:55 PM  
Blogger dls said...

Your photos are lovely as per usual. As to my favorite stone, can't decide between the queen anne's lace stone at the top or the lovely little white flower at the bottom.

10/15/2010 1:39 PM  
Blogger Jet said...

OOOOhhhhh...... I like the one with the fisch.

10/16/2010 1:07 AM  
Anonymous Claudia Debler said...

Me encanta Cadereitas. Creo que ire pronto a comprarme unos lindos cactus! Lindas fotos. Saludos,

10/16/2010 1:09 PM  
Blogger Angie said...

Gracias por la información del vivero, ;)

10/17/2010 9:43 AM  
Anonymous artsy ant said...

I like the long one on the top and the fish. But they're all beautiful!
My sister and I used to paint on stones and I still have some 'blank' stones somewhere in my house, I should find them and start painting on them again. Thanks for the inspiration!

10/18/2010 6:15 PM  
Blogger Candy "Sweetstuff" said...

Great blog and wonderful shots of the cactus. I love your stones they are very beautiful! I know it is too late but my favorite is the big one with the dragonfly.

I love succulents too!

10/21/2010 1:01 AM  

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