Living Paints Ministries

Our staff celebrated Bethie’s birthday at Painting with a Twist.

Evangeline, Mom, Sabrina and Susan.

KMac, Michelle, Mom, Sherry and Jenn.

Diane, Mom, Kimberly and Linda.

Just call her Baby Hawk.

This is the original canvas that we were painting from.

This was not painting by numbers, people!

Evangeline was contemplating all the art with our instructor.

Breakfast treats, coffee, and juice.

Jenn and Sabrina drying the first layer of paint.

Michelle and I are swaying to Friends are Friends Forever.

We’re renaming ourselves Living Paints Ministries.

We were that fabulous.


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  1. 101
    Nichole says:

    Happy birthday!!!! Hope this year is the best EVER!

  2. 102
    Laura says:

    Happy Birthday Beth! May you re-enjoy this 23rd celebration of your 29th birthday every time you look at that very fun painting! Such a fun idea… And I love your top…one of my favorites from your closet!

  3. 103
    Kelli says:

    Hope your day is filled with lots of excitement. Have a happy birthday (I LOVE birthday’s! Did you have homemade icecream?)

    Kelli in Colorado

  4. 104

    Oh, how fun!
    Happy Birthday, sweet Beth!!

  5. 105
    Marla says:

    Looks like a great way to spend a birthday. Happy Birthday, Beth

  6. 106

    Happy Birthday Mrs. Beth. . mine is Monday. You are a June bug like me.

  7. 107
    Kim says:

    Happy Birthday Siesta Mama!! You have a talented crew!
    Where can I purchase one?

  8. 108
    Martha Salters says:

    What fun!! Happy Birthday Beth!! Thank you for being the servant that you are! May God richly bless you this year!

    Martha in MS

  9. 109
    Lisa of the Letter says:

    You are one of God’s greatest sonflowers, moving at all times to follow His light. Love you, Beth! Happy Birthday!

  10. 110
    Diana says:

    Happy Birthday beloved Beth!!
    You are so adored by your sisters in Christ and even more extravagantly so by your Heavenly Father! May He richly bless you with another year serving Him on this planet!!

  11. 111
    Elizabeth says:

    Beth –
    I love the way your LP girls celebrate with you in such ordinary ways that seem so out of the ordinary. You are loved! Happy Birthday with love…love to love because we were loved first.

  12. 112
    Kara says:

    Fun! Happy Birthday Beth!

  13. 113
    Emily says:

    Happy birthday, Beth !!

    • 113.1
      Emily says:

      I had a little more to say before I submitted that last comment, but somehow when I hit the “tab” button it got down to the “submit comment” button. Note to self: don’t hit the “tab” button ๐Ÿ™‚ Anyway, it looks like you gals had some good times, and those are some mighty fine- looking sunflowers ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. 114
    Delilah says:

    LOVED the paintings ladies!
    Happy Birthday Beth!

  15. 115
    Pattygarv says:

    What a fun idea! And sunflowers are my FAVORITE!!!
    Happy birthday, Beth!!

  16. 116
    Sharon says:

    Happy Birthday Beth! and what a fabulous way to celebrate!! wish they had something like that in MD.

  17. 117
    Missy S says:

    Happy Birthday, Beth! Thanking God for you today!

  18. 118

    Oh Yes!! Oh Yessssss, Beth!!! Happy Birthday to you! You could not have picked a more personal favorite of mine place! Just to see you with a paint brush in your hand, my heart swooned! OH!! I am loving this BIG TIME. And loving see the rest of the gang doing the painting thing!!! YEA!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY SO MUCH FRIEND! Love, Alli
    (that is my nickname!)

  19. 119

    y’all look so pretty! baby hawk is cracking me up!
    Amanda you look great!
    Mama Siesta looks younger every year. Seriously!

  20. 120
    Kimberly says:


  21. 121
    Ada - Lovin Him says:

    What a wonderful day this is – the day God created you Beth! Hope your birthday was the happiest yet and you discovered another gift from the Lord as an artist!
    I thank God for you and pray for health and ask that His grace, mercy and peace be your in abundance this coming year.
    You are so loved!!!

  22. 122
    Tara G. says:

    How fun!! Happy Birthday, Beth- you are so dear!!

  23. 123
    Pam says:

    Happy Birthday Beth. Love the paintings

  24. 124
    Angie says:

    Wow! What a fun place! I wonder if there’s something like here ’round these parts!

    We share a birthday, Beth! I thought of you yesterday while I was getting my own birthday on, and wondered how you were celebrating. Happy birthday to you!

  25. 125
    Melissa May says:

    Happy, happy birthday Mama Beth! : ) I love you so much! : )

  26. 126
    Pauline says:

    Happy, Happy Birthday Beth.

    What a wonderful way to spend your birthday, it sure looked like lots of fun.

    May God continue to bless you richly in all you do.

  27. 127
    Kim says:

    Happy Birthday, Beth! Looks like you had a fabulous day. What a cute birthday cake. Green is my favorite color, and pink is a close second.

  28. 128
    Bridgette Jencks says:

    Happy Happy Birthday! I am loving that your painting is “sitting” next to you as you have cake. Cracking up!!

  29. 129
    campbell6 says:

    Ahhhhh. The pics of you two are so nice. I’m glad you enjoyed your day together – Melissa I’ve lived away from home and I’m sure you missed being there and were missed just as much. Bless you on your birthday!

  30. 130
    Melissa says:

    So Iโ€™m confused (which actually happens alot). ๐Ÿ˜‰ Was your birthday the 16th or 17th? AND, did you ever tell who the ipad was from???

    HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY, SWEET BETH! (And thanks for sharing the pictures Amanda!) xoxo

  31. 131
    Jeanne Messer says:

    Beth (Mama Siesta), First of all HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Praying that GOD will reveal HIMself is ways that you have never experienced before! Amanda, What a special idea. I must say I am VERY impressed with how all your pictures turned out. This reminds me of what we did with my Bible Study group in Illinois, where we made “Believe GOD” wreaths. You got the picture of our group holding up their wreaths from First Baptist Church,O’fallon, IL from Tammi Patterson. We made them around Christmas time. I am the one standing in front in blue with a WALKING BOOT on. This is what the picture of ya’ll holding up your paintings reminded me of. It looks like you had some much fun!!! Many more blessings to your group!
    In CHRIST,

  32. 132
    Texas in the Mountains says:

    WoW! Fantastic paintings! Great Party!
    Hawk, you crack me up! You always look so serious, and then I see you in a teeny zebra apron!
    Beth, did you enjoy your Godiva?
    Happy Birthday, Ba-LESSED One!


  33. 133
    Rachel says:

    That looks like so much fun! I’m impressed! Happy Birthday Mama Beth!!! We love you!

  34. 134
    Katy says:

    Happy Birthday to you! What a fun way to celebrate.

  35. 135
    Jo says:

    Happy Birthday Beth!!!

    Thanks for sharing, Amanda! Looks like such fun! We have a lot of “paint your clay”-type studios, I’ll have to check this out…

    God bless you all!

    Lots of love and a big birthday hug!



  36. 136
    Jeani Allen says:

    It seems like every time I turn around you are always having a birthday . happy birthday girl and you deserve every one. I love you and your famiy! I will check in late i have been under the weather for the past week. Teeth problems. Yuck! But am doing better and will be back around soon.


  37. 137
    Jeani Allen says:

    I made a few typos because of the mediciation the dentist gave me. I am backing up more than going forward. LOL I think i will go no., but sorry for the typos I missed.

    Lots of Love,
    Jeani Allen

  38. 138

    Hippo birdie two ewe, Siesta Mama! I hope you had a great birthday!

  39. 139
    Patty Vandergrift says:

    Happy Birthday Mama Beth! Looks like God has blessed you with a multitude of talents! Hope your day is filled with much love and happiness. You look marvelous darling!

  40. 140
    Katie says:

    It looks like you guys had a blast! Happy Birthday Beth!

  41. 141
    Lisa Tereshko says:

    Happy Birthday Beth! May God grant you many, many years!

  42. 142
    Gail says:

    Looks like you had an amazing day! May your year be blessed in Him as you conform closer to His image! Happy Birthday!

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    Pam Murray says:




  44. 144
    Melissa Ford says:

    Y’all really know how to party! Looks like precious memories were made that day and thank the Lord Beth was tan for the photo shoot!! Everyone looked radiant. ๐Ÿ™‚

  45. 145
    Sue says:

    Happy Birthday Beth! It looks like you had a wonderful day, with lots of love surrounding you. Just so you know, my family and I are very blessed because of your sweet life, and I am so very thankful for you. May God continue to bless you and your family in Jesus Name! AMEN,
    Love you,

  46. 146
    Michelle says:

    BEAUTIFUL…and the paintings are quite nice, too ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy Birthday, Beth! ๐Ÿ™‚

  47. 147
    Billsgirl says:

    Happy Birthday, Siesta Mama, Beth!

    It looks like a fun time. What a blessing to spend time with all your special people.

    Blessings & Love,
    Mary Ann, Woodbury, MN

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    rebecca in etx says:


  49. 149
    Sandi Hester says:

    I’m a Christian artist so this was a fun one to see! Great job ladies! Happy birthday Beth!!!

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    Maria Cristina Bruschi says:

    HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY SIESTA MAMA BETH!!! and the fruits of your painting labor look wonderful, LPM gals!

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