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Week #16 – Meet and Greet Fridays…



Week #16 – MEET and GREET Fridays…


Hello everyone,

I can’t believe that we are already at Week #16 of this event!

I hope that you had a great week and that you are ready for a wonderful weekend!

Here we go another Meet and Greet…it is so exciting to discover new Blogs! Keep leaving your links!

During the past 16 Fridays of this weekly event I came across great Blogs and I got to meet some new friends and inspiring Bloggers.

And we all looking forward to Friday! 😉

Last week this event turned out great, thank you very much for the participation and for all the reblogs, Twitter and any social media shares!
That’s awesome from you to share! ❤

Let’s make today event another great one invite your friends!

Everyone is welcome and if you are new to this, please read all the details on the Meet and Greet Fridays Home Page!

Reminder: this weekly event is linked to And Featured is…a monthly event that I host on  each 2nd Saturday of the month. A new “Featured of the Month” would be chosen by me between all the Blogs links left during our weekly Meet and Greet Fridays!

The Featured of the month of June is Charlie O’Schields  and his Blog Doodlewash give him a visit!

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If you would like to introduce your Blog, meet other great bloggers, and have the opportunity to be considered for the month selection of  The Featured of the Month please leave a comment on this post with your Blog link!


I wish you a wonderful Meet and Greet Friday!

Always thank you for your help sharing the love!



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And The Featured of the Month is…

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And FEATURED is…Charlie O’Shields!


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Hello everyone during my year of Blogging I made beautiful connections. I came across amazing and inspiring people  from all over the world, great Artists, Writers, Musicians, Photographers and more, some incredible and amazing souls. I consider myself very fortunate that I have this wonderful opportunity thanks to the special connections and friendships made through my Blog.  I want to thank everyone for  the participation to our weekly Meet and Greet Fridays. Because this event, I had the opportunity  to discover and connect with numerous Blogs and it is far from easy for me to choose only one each month.  Today I share   my pick for the month of June. I had to choose between all the wonderful Bloggers that left their links during this month at the Meet and Greet Fridays!

This month I have the opportunity to introduce you with the wonderful world of  creativity and Watercolors!

I am very pleased and honored to introduce you my new  Featured of the  Month! And featured is…an artistic soul and Creative Director  Charlie O’Shields and his beautiful Blog doodlewash!

I connected with Charlie  about six months ago or more, we came across each other Blogs. I was searching for other artists to connect. I loved his blog soon, it was so captivating and inspiring with all the beautiful watercolors sketches that he post daily. Charlie call them “doodlewash” a term that he claim to be his own!  We were happy to connect and share each other work he has a brilliant personality he is very friendly and a great motivator and inspirer there is a beautiful group of artists that join him in his Doodlewash Adventures and I am very happy that I joined in. We followed and stayed connected. I consider Charlie one of my dearest friend here on the Bloghosphere I am always thrilled by his comments to my watercolors!

Charlie posts and beautiful Guest Featured Artists on his Blog are always so interesting and a joy to read! I am proud to be able to say that I am one of them. I have been doodlewashed! 😉 since he featured me!

Charlie O'ShieldsThis is an excerpt of Charlie About page…

“Hi, I’m Charlie O’Shields and I live in Kansas City, Missouri. Welcome to Doodlewash! I started this blog by trying to capture little bits of my world in ink and watercolor after a 20 year hiatus from sketching and absolutely no experience with watercolor. So the results have varied. A lot. But that’s all part of the fun! And I’m meeting many wonderful people on this journey. I’ve also discovered that sketching with washes of watercolor or ink is incredibly relaxing and a great way to relief stress. For anyone and everyone! Even if you don’t consider yourself an artist or have never dared to doodle before. Trust me… you can do it too. We are all artists when we make something new. Be sure to check out the amazingly talented Guest Doodlewashers as it’s my mission to promote the work of other sketcher and watercolorists out there. And if you’re interested in being a guest artist, just contact me!
Also, I’m not alone in this, you can meet the Doodlewash Crew below who inspire me daily with their beautiful work and help me stay motivated. And we’re inviting you to grab a brush and join us! Let’s all make some doodlewashes together!” 

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Charlie is also the creator of a wonderful Worldwide Event that will take place on the month of July!

A month of watercolors! It is a great challenge, 31 days 31 watercolor paintings! I will participate joining Charlie at Doodlewash he is the creator of this magical event and of  “The World Watercolor Month”  from now on each year in July will be celebrated! Thanks to Charlie! 😉 This event will bring together Artists around the World joining this Ultimate Challenge!
I am so honored and happy to participate! This is the first year it just got officially approved! You can learn all about it here!

I hope that you enjoyed this new Feature of the Month and to know more about Charlie O’Shields  doodlewash adventures please visit his Blog!

You can also join him here

Facebook – /doodlewash
Instagram – doodlewashed
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(Please Charlie grab this Badge and post it somewhere on your Blog linked to this post!) ❤

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Stay Connected! Participate to the Meet and Greet Fridays weekly event leaving your Blog link, Follow here and on my other social media be active! Inspire!
You never know…maybe next Month I will choose YOU!




Wish you all a wonderful week!

Congratulations to Charlie to be the Featured of the Month of June 2016

Stay connected for the next month feature!!!

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Thank You!


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