Thursday, May 10, 2012


That's right I said Gloria!

"But what about me Momma?"
"Sorry Freddie, maybe next time."

Anyhow, back in April on Friday the 13th, I had said how lucky we were.  Bunk The Pug had an Easter Egg Hunt Contest and we won a pet portrait courtesy of Harlequin Studio and Meghan Netzel.  You can read my blog post here. We decided to get the 5x7" oil on canvas portrait done of Gloria since we already had the portrait of Fred done by Bailey Be Good's Momma, JM. Which you can see here.
We've been so excited waiting for it to come and Gloria's nerves were starting to get to her.

"Momma, Gloria's balling again." "Tell her to stop 'cause I'm trying to sleep!"

"Whaaaaa! I'm sick of looking at that picture of Freddie day in and day out!  Where's mine?"

Then there was a knock at the door and a parcel was left. Gloria started to perk up.
"Is that it Momma?"

"Oh, phfffttt! I get mail all the time Gloria!" "It's no big deal!"

Oh, but it was a big deal, 'cause this one was all about Gloria.  So without further ado I present the unveiling of  Miss Gloria!

Meghan did an awesome job!  She even sent a little note congratulating us again!  We think it is absolutely beautiful!  So now Gloria has her own portrait too! Gloria was just ecstatic!

No, really she was! And Freddie, well.........

"I don't want a picture of Gloria!"

"Good Fred, 'cause YOU didn't get a picture of Gloria!"

So now our little Gloria's portrait has it's place beside Fred's.

Thanks again to Bunk The Pug for holding such a fun Easter Egg Hunt and to Meghan over at Harlequin Studio, we can't thank you enough for doing such a fantastic painting of Gloria.  If you haven't been over to Harlequin Studio yet you need to check it out!  Meghan is very talented and does all kinds of great  paintings at reasonable prices. Not just pets either!


  1. That is one great picture!!


  2. Congratulations on your win. What a fabulous portrait!
    Big Nose Pokes
    The Thugletsx

  3. That's a lovely picture of Gloria. She does excited almost as well as I do! Deccy x

  4. Two awesome pictures of the handsome and the beauty! How lovely to have them displaying in the house!

  5. Very nice! They both look great!

  6. Dear Gloria and Fred
    I do love your portraits, my mummy did one of myself and I rather like it if I may say so.

  7. Both the pictures look wonderful - lucky Fred and Gloria to be pictured so beautifully - woofs and licks from Magic xx

  8. That is AWESOME! Gloria your picture is you each have one....just as it should be.....right, Freddie?

  9. Congratulations again. Gloria's portrait is beautiful. (Sorry Fred :))

  10. Awww it's beautiful Gloria - and you two now have a portrait each! Well Done.

    Tail Wuggles, Rubie

  11. Its beautiful! We have portraits of all of our dogs and now since we won Bunks contest too we will have a portrait of Weasley, yeah!

    urban hounds

  12. Awh, how nice to have those faces immortalized.

  13. Beautiful!!! Wow, she did such a great job! Now you have one of each the dogs :)

  14. Great picture! Fred will get over it

  15. Both portraits are wonderful...

    Have a great day.

    pawhugs, Max

  16. Gloria you look lovely on canvas. Maybe it should hang in a gallery or something.

  17. What a beautiful portrait of Gloria. Both paintings look so good side by side!

  18. Not only is the painting amazing but your blog post was hilarious as well as the accompanying photos. I just love this blog!!

    YAY for Gloria!!!! It is about time she had her moment in the spotlight!!!


  19. Gloria... that is a PAWSitively Beautiful Painting of YOU.

  20. Wow--what a wonderful portrait! They look so sweet together.

  21. Lovely! I'm glad you have portraits of your pair!

  22. Now Freddie has nothin' on Gloria, two wonderful portraits!

    Your friends,

    Murphy & Stanley

  23. It looks beautiful! Congrats on winning, but also on having such great hounds. I know when Jeff gave me a portrait of Relay I was super happy, and very proud to have such an artist and a such a pup. Here's our picture.

  24. oh, that freddie's expressions crack me hubby wonders why I sit and laugh at the computer sometimes!! Gloria's new portrait is beautiful. enjoy your day and thanks for the giggles Freddie :)

  25. I love the picture of Fred on the chair! But what a lovely picture of your girl! I continue to admire the talent people have, and the thoughtfulness of bloggers!

  26. What a beautiful portrait of Gloria!
    That is so wonderful that you have those to look at all the time, I am sure they bring a smile to your face:)

  27. I love Gloria's portrait! The two look so good together...just like in real life. Meghan captured her eyes perfectly!

  28. Hey Gloria!
    Wow, you look amazing in the portrait! It's very lovely and I'm glad you both have them now.
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

    1. That is a Pawsome portrait. Meghan did a great job!!!

      Doggy Kisses,

  29. wow! thats really good! thats such a pawesome thing to win!

    yuki and rocket

  30. Lovely art. There's a hint of the Mona Lisa about Miss Gloria's sweet smile
    Love and licks, Winnie

  31. Your imortialized in oil forever Gloria, just like the Mona Lisa.
    Sweet William The Scot

  32. GLORIA....G-L-O-R-I-A!!!!!!! This was a fun post! Now you and Fred really have equal billing! lol Nice work too on the paintings.
    Just so happens my post will be guessed it!.....Bassets! Check it out, you may know them!

  33. Yeah Gloria, Beautiful portrait. very cool you guys are both now imortal.

  34. What a pretty picture BM! They've captured the eyes quite well.

    Huggies and Cheese,


  35. Both of them are just beautiful!!! Gloria and Fred totally crack me up!!! We have a neighbor at the cottage that has two bassets and they remind me so much of these two!! Love the pictures!!
    Jeanne, Chloe and Ladybug

  36. Freddie,

    You're so funny buddy!! I have to admit though, it's a really cool picture of Gloria!! Love it :)

    Is that why your Mum put it IN FRONT of your picture, or are my eyes deceiving me? Tee Hee

    Your pal Snoopy :) (Honestly Freddie, I am still your pal, I just like to wind you up - Tee Hee)

  37. Oh Freddie, you are such a riot!! The picture of Gloria is beautiful and it looks so great next to yours! If you are still upset maybe this will least you got your picture first!!! BOL!!


  38. Hi Fred and Gloria, wowza your picture of Gloria is so beautiful. Congratulations on the competition. Fred you musn't complain cause you have a gorgeous picture too. Muuuuuuuuuuum why can't we have a picture!! Muuuuuuuuuuum. Oh sorry, we interrupted ourselves to complain hehehe. Anyhoo, we love BOTH your pictures. Have a great weekend. No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

  39. Gorgeous portrait!

  40. So finally we drop by to meet you!!! Thank you for dropping in and saying Hello to us - we, sadly, have very poor human help with our blog!
    We just love the beautiful picture of Gloria, congratulations on winning the prize. That is something to treasure for years to come. Of course Fred's picture is very handsome too and we reckon the two of them will have pride of place.
    Lovely to see you gorgeous bassets!
    Martha & Bailey xxx

  41. I love it! But I think Freddie is related to June Buggie.... they have the same attitude.

  42. What a gorgeous painting of you Gloria, really brings out your good side ;)



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