UPDATE: The contest is now closed. The last counting comment is Melissa’s, “I wanted to be a physical therapist or occupational therapist, possibly married and having children later in life. All came true except for the type of therapist I became: a mental health therapist instead! I am married, and at age 34, I’m having my 2nd child two months after my daughter turns 2 years old!”
As a teenager I had this idea of what my adult life would look like….
I pictured myself very career driven in my 20s & 30s.
I assumed I’d get married around 30 and start having kids as I approached my 40s.
When I pictured myself with kids it was always in the kitchen with a bunch of teenage boys surrounding homeade cookies.
Well everything about that idea of my adult life is totally off except the plate of chocolate chip cookies. When I saw the picture from yesterday’s post in Jackie Rueda’s etsy store (one of my reader’s stores) it seemed a perfect fit for me. I loved how it looked a bit vintage, but fresh and happy at the same time. Once it arrived in the mail I tossed around several ideas of how I could display it…and landed on the shadow box display I posted yesterday.
WE EAT A LOT OF CHOCOLATE CHIPS COOKIES AROUND HERE! If only I had a cute pink bowl like the one in Jackie’s photo.
Instead my boys prefer to eat their cookies in their dirt/mud trunks swimtrunks while dancing on the picnic table in the backyard.
Dancing boys is a cute picture, but I prefer Jackie’s in my shadowbox.
To get your started on your own artwork…in a shadowbox or not, Jackie is giving one print away to one of you!
Prize is one print from Jackie Rueda
Winner chosen at random, One entry per person
Contest ends Saturday, April 10th at 8:30pm
To enter answer this question in the comment section: When you were (or are) a teenager, what was something you pictured your adult life to be like?
Here’s a glimpse at some of Jackie’s other prints (the cherry blossoms were what first caught my eye)