Friday, February 27, 2009

Amazing Experience...

Participating in the One World One Heart blog giveaway was an amazing experience and I wish to thank everyone for stopping by my blog and entering my “One World – One Heart” Giveaway.

What a wonderful event, 911 artisans entered this amazing event. I was the lucky winner of not one but four giveaways.

"Men Working” Pendant

Peggy Alborn is a Faux Finish Artist, and created this outstanding pendant with an actual photo of men taking a break from work around the WWI era. Visit Peggy’s These FauxWalls blogspot and have a glance into her life and art.

“Domino Pendant”

Jane Eileen, of See Jane Run and Jane Eileen Art Studio 23 created the beautiful Domino Pendant.

“Machine Appliqued Owl Mini Quilt”

Naomi of Bella Modiste is an accomplished seamstress and created this lovely mini quilt.

“The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” Book

I love to read and was so pleased to win Susan’s giveaway, from Humor Memoranda. Just need to find sometime to read my new book.

My Two Winners

Pat Graham of Odd-Dolls won my Flowers and Leaves Bracelet. Pat is located in Bellingham, Washington and creates amazing Art Dolls… Hope you have time to check out her blog and see her OOAK.

Lesley Gozon, won my Beads Outa Beads Necklace and Earring Set. Lesley is my International winner, located in Manila, Philippines. Lesley doesn't have a blog! Maybe one day she'll get the blogging bug.

I Love Numbers....

I visited each of the 911 blogs

I received the Marie Antoinette Award from another blogger

435 comments were left on my blog

Over 1500 blog views during the OWOH event

15 new followers

35 different countries visited my blog

A successful event, a wonderful experience

Please Meet......

My Blogging Buddy – My Friend

I call her my friend, eSmarts teammate, and my blogging buddy. Who is she, but Teri Baskett of S & T Creations!

Teri and her partner, Saundra Brown-Gordon, began there jewelry business in 2005 when they opened S & T Creations in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Both ladies create larger pieces of jewelry, prominently featuring gemstones, glass and crystals in their jewelry designs.

Besides making beautiful bold jewelry designs, Teri handles most of the internet “tech-y” things for S & T Creations. But her heart is in creating beautifully unique jewelry designs. Each design features a bold style and flair, combined with quality components.

Here is how you can see more of Teri’s lovely work

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Marie Antoinette Award

Wow... I hadn't seen or heard about this award until Brenda of Brenda's Jewelry Box nominated me as a recipient...

The Marie Antoinette Award

It seems that no one really knows what this award is for, certainly a beautiful award, and I am happy to receive it!

I meet Brenda during the One World – One Heart giveaway, Brenda is a very talented Artisan and I sincerely appreciate our new friendship.
You can find Brenda’s designs on her blog, her Etsy Shop, and

Now for the rules of this award. The rules are as follows...

Please put the logo on your blog.

Place a link to the person from whom you received the award.

Nominate at least 7 or more blogs.

Put links of those blogs on your blog.

Leave a message on their blogs to tell them. And that's it!

I hope this award will make the following artists as happy as it made me!



Pat Graham

Karen Adams



Mrs. Beadsley

The Lemonade Award

Danis Garcia of DG Designs has nominated me for the Lemonade Award.

Thank you very much, Danis. I really appreciate it. You are too kind. The Lemonade Award is awarded to sites that show a positive attitude and gratitude. And I am grateful to be considered a part of that group.

Here are the rules for the award:
1.Put the logo on your blog or post
2.Nominate at least 10 blogs that show great Gratitude and/or Attitude.
3.Be sure to list and link your nominees within your post.
4.Let them know they have received this award by leaving a comment on their blog.
5.Nominate your favorites and link to your post.

My Choices for the Award:
The World of Wezz
Art by Wanda
Bluebonnet Jewelry Designs
From the Bench
MeghanT Jewellrey Design
Silver Rabbit Studio
Simply Willow

Thursday, February 12, 2009

And the Winners are...

The One World - One Heart giveaway has come to a close. I have used a random number generator to select my winners for this year's giveaway.

The lucky winner of my "Beads Outa Beads" Necklace and Earrings is Leslie621
The lucky winner of my "Flowers and Leaves" Bracelet is Patee from Odd-Dolls

These ladies have three days to contact me... and if I do not here from them within this time frame I'll randomly draw another winner...

Please check back, I'll be blogging about my winners, and my experiences with this wonderful giveaway.