Antique Glass Bowl With Peaches And Grapes Oil Painting

I have loved antiques since I was a child.  I loved looking at the china, crystal and glassware in my grandmother’s china cabinet.  I have several antiques given to me from my grandparents and parents that I cherish.  Each one is a reminder of the special memories I have spent with family.   I am planning to include some of my pieces in my future oil paintings.

This is my current oil painting that is available for purchase.  This painting would make a great addition for your kitchen, dining room or for a gift for a special loved one or friend.

My new oil painting with crystal, peaches and grapes.  I hope you enjoy!

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You can purchase this oil painting by clicking on the painting,

or CLICK HERE!

Your painting will be safely shipped within 1-3 days after purchase!

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Camping or surviving power outage tips – I need my coffee!

 

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I admit it. I have to have my coffee! I am one of those people that drinks coffee first thing in the morning and all day. I can drink coffee right up to bed time and have no trouble sleeping! What do I do when camping? What would I do if the electricity went out and I can’t make my coffee even at home?! I admit, I would be a little upset! Are you like me…do you need/want your coffee?  I live in the Midwest of the U.S. and sometimes the weather can get pretty unpredictable!  Rain storms in the spring and summer, snow storms with ice in the winter can cause power outages.  I like to be prepared!

There are many types of coffee and ways to make coffee at home or camping. if your Here are a few choices that can make your coffee experience a little easier.

Instant coffee –   My choice is Starbucks Via Italian Roast Instant Coffee.  It is a dark roast with bold flavors that tastes rich and full without nearly any bitterness.  Instant coffee for camping is light weight when camping.

Boiling Water – A great stove to use for camping or when you are at home and the power goes out is the Coleman Classic Propane Stove .  You will need propane for your stove.

This post is about having our wonderful coffee.  I will be posting to make your camping, and times when you just want to be prepared for power outages often.  Don’t miss updates!  Please “Follow” me and get your updates in your e-mail!

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Photo copyright – Brandon Trostle 2017

 

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Good morning everyone!  It is spring and I am in the mood to plant and paint flowers.  I love when nature starts waking up from the long cold winter.  Here is one of the paintings I did in the past.  I have sold many prints of this painting.  The original is sold.  I hung this painting in my studio and it sold just a few hours later!  This print would be a great way to put a bit of garden in your home or business.  I have this print and other prints and paintings available in my Etsy shop.  This would be a great unique gift for a friend or loved one.  Just click here to see more info about this print. I hope you will take a little time to visit my Etsy shop and I hope you all have a great day!!

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Commissioned Oil Portraits

I love to paint many subjects, but I actually specialize in oil portraiture.  I have completed commissions for people all over the United States.  Here are a list of a few of my corporate and private commissions I have completed:

Corporate collection of One America
Corporate collection of  American United Life Insurance Company
Corporate collection of  Baldwin & Lyons
James L. Beattey, IV – Collection of Indiana University
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My work was published in the book Hoosier Painters of the 21st Century .  Author Mark Butterfield.
Featured in July 2011 Indianapolis Woman Magazine
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Many paintings and prints were purchased to be used on the set of the television show, “Past Life”.  Distributed by Warner Bros. Studio’s.
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Private portraits * Corporate portraits * Pet portraits
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Wedding Oil Portraits
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Corporate Oil Portraits
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Mr. Brown – One America Corporation
Pet Oil Portraits
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Private Oil Portraits
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Child – Children’s Oil Portrait
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To see other portrait and painting examples,
please CLICK HERE or go to
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If you would like information about a portrait commission, feel free to contact me at:
E-Mail  –  pattitrostle@aol.com
Commissions welcome!

 

 

Personalized Vintage Look Floral Thank You Note Card Set

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CLICK HERE to purchase this note card set!  Personalize them to make them your own!

Your choice is to leave the “Thank You” greeting, or choose your own greeting or your name.  These notecards would make a great gift for a friend or loved one!  Mothers are often hard to find a special gift for Mothers Day.  These note cards would make a unique gift for your Mom!

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This image is from a piece of vintage fabric that belonged to my grandmother. Possibly over 100 years old. I love antiques and vintage and decided to put some of the images passed down from my grandparents as note cards to help pass on and preserve the images I have loved for so many years. In the future I would like to do some paintings and offer some prints.

:: LISTING INCLUDES ::
» 10 note cards (A2, 4.25in x 5.5in)
» 10 Square flap envelopes
* Note cards will be in a clear box with thin gold stretch band with bow. Great for gift giving!

Personalized Floral Note Cards

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To purchase CLICK HERE

I love antiques and vintage images. The image on this and other note cards in my site are images from some vintage material that I was given by my grandmother. The materials I take my images from I am sure 100 years or more in age. These cards will be personalized for you. I will replace my name with yours. This is not only a special set of cards for you to communicate with friends and loved ones,they would make a very unique gift for someone with a birthday or just to give someone for a nice surprise!

I hope you will CLICK ON THIS LINK and purchase these lovely note cards!

Personalized Thank You Note Cards

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To purchase CLICK HERE

I have always loved antiques and vintage. I am fortunate to own many pieces of vintage and antique possessions given to me by my grandparents. I have some beautiful quilts, table clothes, fabrics etc. in my collection. I want to preserve some of the images in the things that I have loved for so many years. This notecard image is from one of the fabrics I have in my collection. I will be adding other images from this particular piece in the near future. I have this listed as a “Thank You” notecard but I will personalize the notecards for you with your name or another greeting in place of the “thank you”. The set of cards I have listed are for a set of ten, but if you would like more, you may contact me and I will give you a special amount just for you! These cards would not only be a great thing to keep for yourself for a special thank you to someone, but would also make a great unique gift for Easter,Mothers Day,birthday or anytime! Wonderful note cards for spring!