Friday, March 27, 2009

Happy Renee Day!



I hope you're ready for us, Renee, because we're HERE to celebrate your birthday!

We traveled a long, long way, but we had fun on our adventure. The Gemini ladies Ces and Linda constantly compared designer apparel, I practiced my bizarro serenading skills, and Bjornik...well, we nearly had to wrestle him to the ground in Ottawa to keep him from eating all your cake.

Let the party begin, my dear!
We love you with all our hearts!


Oodles of love to you,
Ces,
Linda,
Bella,
and Bjornik

Please help us to wish the very happiest of birthdays to Renee,
one amazing woman -- part sage, part muse, part inspiration, but all heart.




*Artwork is a collaborative piece, but the brainchild of Bjornik
who wanted to bring great happiness to a wonderful woman
on her 53rd birthday.
Background and chic woman in pantsuit by Ces,
vibrantly painted woman in hoodie by Linda Cardina,
badly singing short person by Bella,
and naked hungry man in cake by Bjornik.

39 comments:

Ces said...

Happy birthday to an amazing, lovely woman who affected so many people in such a short time. Thanks for finding her for me Bella. I love both of you. Bjornik looks delicious!

Shelly said...

OMG you guys are awsome!!! I love it for Renee - and for myself too! Thank you!

Bella Sinclair said...

I did not find her, Ces. She somehow found me, and for that I'm forever grateful. I love both of you, too. And he does look delicious, doesn't he! Nice legs.

Oh, Shelly! I loved what you wrote on her post today. It is beautiful and touching. I wanted to cry! What an amazing person to have as a sister. You are so lucky and blessed.

Caroline said...

What a lovely tribute! Super illustration!

Björnik said...

Hey Ces and Bella! I think Renee is still sleeping right now.hahaha I can't wait to greet her a happy bithday.

You two are amazing. Where's Linda by the way? Stop eating the cake or you'll blow my cover. Ssshhh...

Delwyn said...

Good day/morning to you all
what a great team effort
Lizzy has a whole band at her place... its going to get noisy..

Bella Sinclair said...

C'mon, Caroline, Delwyn! Join the caravan!

Bjornik, I sure hope you have your skivvies on under there. You know how much we ladies like cake. :D

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

OMG Renee is going to love it!! Brilliant illustration - let the party begin :)

Vanessa Brantley Newton said...

DANG! HOW DID I MISS OUT!!!! AW SHOOT!!! This is so clever and wonderful and beautiful and fun and whimsical and lovely. OMG I could cry my self!!! How fantastic Bella this is just awesome and I know Ms. Renee almost peed on herself with joy he he he! i just sent to her a 18 wheeler filled with hugs and kisses he he he! And Ms Linda too. These are such awesome gifts that I know the both of them will treasure! Okay now I'm crying over here. You and Bjornik are just freakin amazing people! I have to say it, " I love you Bella!!! You have such a big heart and an amazing spirit to go with it! Thanks for being in life! YOU ROCK!!!!! Okay I have to dry my face now and blow my nose! Have a good one !
P.S. I heard that you are coming home to the states or are you already here???

Esti said...

what a fantastic birthday caravan! Happy birthday to Renee!

Vanessa Brantley Newton said...

See you get to crying and spelling things all wrong and wording thing all wrong. I meant to say that You, Linda, Ces and Bjorink did a wonderful job! It's awesome! he he he he! This could be the start of something super wonderful and big!!!!

Bella Sinclair said...

Hey, Spoonful & Esti! Join the party parade! Plenty of room!

Miss V! Hope you packed some Depends in that 18-wheeler for Renee! Isn't she absolutely the best, though? She brings out the best in all of us, and I KNOW she's thrilled to have someone as vivacious and charismatic and talented and lovely as you in her life. And yes, we're coming back to the states in June. But I've got a sister in NJ.....

kathy hare said...

you guys have done a wonderful job! Renee will be so happy,
I have posted a drawing on my blog for 'Renee Day' thankyou so much for inviting me to join in the celebrations..

love and kisses
Kathy
xxxxxxx

Deborah Ross said...

Hi Bella, I lost you and now I've found you again, thankfully.

kj said...

this is one fine birthday card to treasure forever and then some! great work you guys! (not to mention your navigating all kinds of renee birthday wishes now sailing throughout blogland)
:)

Ces said...

Spring has Sprung in Winnipeg. Come see for yourself.

Amy C said...

such lovely special drawings, and i love the hints of color in them

Renee said...

Bella, my Bella, Ms. Bella, what can I say to you.

You know that you have a piece of my heart.

You know how much I love my birthday banner and you guys all in it (Bjornik is getting a big kiss for the idea).

I don't know if you know that when I think of you (which is everyday) I want you to have the best life ever.

When I think of you I think that the world will be okay because you are in it.

I love you Bella and you know that.

Love Renee xoxo

yoon see said...

Great piece to show all your team work love and passion:)
Nowaday, my comment is short but precise.
I am picking up the poise.....

yoon see said...

Happy weekend Bella and family!

studio lolo said...

Wow...AMAZING job you guys!! Really beautiful, fun and heartfelt. How cool of you to think of spreading the love and joy!!
Fabulous teamwork ;)

Word verif= inspred!!

esque said...

Happy Happy Birthday! Looks like quite a party!

Dusik said...

Well, happy birthday from me too.
great card! wow!

linda cardina said...

bella, this sure is amazing!!!! u helped make her day so special!! thanks to your blog i met one of the most beautiful girls in the world... muah!!

i was all excited that you were moving back to the states...so i crossed my fingers and toes hoping you would move on the east coast but i hear it's going to be arizona. bummer...what if i cross my fingers, toes AND eyes will i have a better chance?? hehe

love ya bella

TattingChic said...

OMGoodness! That is so cute! Happy Birthday to your friend, Renee!

Speaking of parties:

Hope you stop on by for my 1st Blogoversary/100th post celebration! I'm even having a giveaway! Do come on over! Everyone is invited!!! :)

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Bella,

What a fantastic birthday card for Renee ~ Happy Birthday Renee!!!
I am sure that it will be great, having beautiful friends like Bella and Co, to get the Party going!

I hope that your weekend will be a happy one Bella.

Hugs
Carolyn

nollyposh said...

YOU are a wonderful friend, such a lovely thing to do for a truly beautiful soul X:-)

Bella Sinclair said...

Look at all this love, Renee!

Ha, Linda! Don't cross those beautiful eyes. Didn't your mama tell you they'd get stuck that way?

aimee said...

what a fabulous collaboration - my jaw is on the ground! it all flows beautifully together. fantastic work, ladies, and happy birthday to renee!

hope you're having a good weekend, bella :)

Ces said...

I love the little creatures holding the banner!

Bella Sinclair said...

Thanks, aimee! Don't forget Bjornik, though. He's a gentleman. Although, with his sensitivity and affection, he could be an honorary lady. :)

Gosh, what kind of creatures ARE those? The only kinds I could imagine lived in a balloon tree forest. Aside from the gecko, that is.

messyfish said...

what a great idea!!! short person singing is wonderful!!

platitudinal said...

A collaboration of talented artists = a fun and excellent illustration. Happy birthday to Renee!

theartofpuro said...

Wonderful illustration that demonstrate what love can do,you are great

Happy Birthday Renee

angelique said...

This picture is so beautiful and I can tell you that it really, I mean REALLY meant alot to my Mom and to all of us. You are all so thoughtful.
Thank you,
Angelique

Bella Sinclair said...

Angelique, what an honor it is to have you stop by. Thank you. To be able to capture the world as she has...well, I'm sure you know first hand just how special she is. Thank you.

MONICA said...

Nice draws, so cute!!, lovely happy birthday :)

Anonymous said...

Bella

Thank you for the tribute to my momma!

Nadia

Bella Sinclair said...

Oh, Nadia, the pleasure was ALL ours, believe me. Thank you so much for visiting.