Welcome to What's on Your Wall Wednesday with our gracious hostess, Barb at Grits and Glamour. Be sure to drop by her blog to be inspired with decorating and cooking tips and to see a list of this week's participants!
In keeping with my Mardi Gras theme, I would like to share this poster which is one of my favorite souvenirs of my first trip to New Orleans many years ago. I added the scroll work above and below to give it a little more presence. I love the colorful birds and the lace on the clown's costume!
Of course, the French Quarter was my favorite part of New Orleans! Saint Louis Cathedral is at its heart. Yes...I know this isn't my wall! lol Bear with me...I'm getting there!
In Jackson Square surrounding the cathedral there are all sorts of artists and street performers. You can stroll around and listen to some jazz, buy a painting or have your portrait sketched. And that's what we did...
This is a sketch of my daughter when she was two years old that was done by one of the artists in New Orleans. Now she is twenty-eight and has a family of her own, but her little face will be captured forever as a sweet reminder of a special vacation in New Orleans at Mardi Gras!
Don't forget to visit Barb and see what's on everyone's wall this week!
Welcome to Wordless Wednesday with our most charming hostess, Dixie from way down in French Lique, Texas! Please be sure to drop by her wonderful blog to see a list of this week's participants and to find out how to play along! Our phrase this week is.....