Island Lover Ring Pillow

If you are doing a beach or tropical wedding, you HAVE to have this beautiful island style ring pillow!

We decorated this pillow with fresh plumeria and Xanadu Philodendrom leaves, and tied with a sheer celadon green ribbon. Simply Stunning! Check it out on our website www.designsbylenila.com

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Plumeria Art-a-thon

I am absolutelly in love in Plumeria flowers. They remind me of the tropics... and I love everything tropical themed! I have been painting plumerias all month and plan to paint one every week! Yes, probably ambitious of me...but will keep you posted. Here is my first one...

Plumeria Night watercolor by Lenila L. Batali

Until the next one I finish,

Aloha~ Lenila
www.desigsnbyLenila.com
949-233-6515

 

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I Love my Plumerias!

Yes, it's no secret that I absolutely love my plumeria plants! It's now summer and their blooms are starting to open...each one with a different wonderful scent. My dream would be to surround myself with plumeria plants everywhere I look in our garden. (ok, so our garden is 3 acres! that's a lot of plumerias) Brent and I plan on purchasing some new colors- purples, corals and we even saw some blue plumerias. wow.

Here are some of my plumerias in our garden. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

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Cool Watercolor Bridesmaid's Invitations

I could spend HOURS on pinterest perusing their art boards! There are soo many creative people out there...here is great art project for those getting married...

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Merging my Art and Heart

Life I CAN Coaching Services for the special needs

I have been coaching a few young adulst with special needs; one on his art business, a few others on friendship circles. It has been so rewarding and I love being in their company.

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Pinterest, Sand and I DO

Are you planning a beach wedding? Have you tried pinterest as your inspiration board? OMG I am addicted to the site! Here are some must have ideas I have found...all on my pinterest board. (These are not my photos).


 

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Beach Wedding Invitations

Here are some pictures of some of our cool and unique beach wedding invitations!

Beach Wedding Invitations

Beach Wedding Invitations

Scuba Diving Wedding Invitations

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Prayers to the Families in the CT shooting

In memory of the children and adults of Sand Hook Elementary School, Newton, CT

December 14, 2012

 

I held him for a little while, made plans to watch him grow. 

We played each waking moment so he’d know I loved him so. 

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Feeling the Christmas Spirit

Feeling the holiday spirit as I decorate our house and my studio.
My daughter making special hot chocolate bars..very creative!
Listening to some of our favorite Christmas tunes on Pandora stream..gotta love new technology!
Enjoy some of my favorite Christmas memories
from Lake Tahoe and San Francisco with my family to the Cayman Islands celebrating with Brent's family~

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Giving Thanks

Another Thanksgiving has gone by...and this one was very special because we hosted it for the very first time! I am not really an avid cook so I am sure the family was a bit worried (as was I). And it had to be a gluten free, casein(dairy) free menu! Oh, and did I mention it needed to taste good, too?

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