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One World One Heart Give Away Blog Event


Hello Fellow Bloggers from all over the world! I am honored and excited to participate in this years One World One Heart Blog Giveaway Event! Last year I just missed it as my blog was not ready! I can’t believe it is just about a year that I have had my blog!! So what a great way to celebrate my one year Bloggiversary!

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What is this Event?

Below is a brief description, you may read more about this event here.

A Whimsical Bohemian created this event in 2007. The original idea behind this giveaway event was to bring bloggers together from around the world who may never ordinarily meet. To interact, discover new and wonderful people, and in the process possibly win a prize or many prizes along the way.

A simple giveaway to create PEACE everywhere. We are not solving the worlds problems nor are we curing anything nor are we changing the world. We are merely generating a closer community between humans through blogging.

Who can enter?

Anyone with a blog can enter to win a prize/giveaway.

OWOH Event runs from January 25 until February 15th. The winner will be announced on February 16th!

HOW TO WIN MY ONE WORLD ONE HEART GIVE AWAY!!

Here is how to enter to win!

1. Leave a comment on this post, please only one comment per person. All comments are moderated so please wait for moderation.

2. Please be sure your comment takes me back to you, if not, make sure to leave a email address where you can be reached.

** On February 15th, one random winner will be drawn from the comments left.

** Winner will be notified by email and the winner will be announced on this blog on February 16th.

** Prize will be sent via first class mail.

I present to you my giveaway. A Lady Snowman Ornie! She is approximately 4″ high.

She is sculpted of air dry clay, painted, sealed and antiqued. To top it off she has been dusted with sparkly glitters and she wears cute little pink fuzzy ear muffs. She has an attachment for hanging or you may display her without hanging. She is a treasure so be sure to enter to win!

When your done follow the Magic Carpet ride icon above. Lisa’s list on the right hand side of her blog is where you can sign up to win more goodies! I am #30 on the list!

I am also donating a doll for this event at ADO (Art Dolls Only). Please visit ADO Blog to enter to win my Spirit Doll called “Lace Agate”!. Your entry for this doll must be completed at ADO Blog.

Thank you for entering and good luck! May peace and love surround you this year!


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Snowman Couple On Gift Box


Oh boy, I think I jinxed us in NJ as far as wanting snow! Heck, all I wanted was little bit of snow .. not possibly a foot! Which we could possibly get with this storm. I finished all my errands today that needed to be done for the weekend. So if we are stuck inside this weekend its not a big deal. Have lots of food but even more important (LOL) I always have loads of art supplies to keep me busy – I won’t be bored. However, we did have a holiday party to attend Saturday night which is now canceled.

Here is my latest paper clay piece. Such a happy couple — Mr and Mrs Snowman on a gift box. These two are so content. It stands 7 1/2″ high by 4 1/4″ wide.

Etsy Listing Here

This was a really fun project. I started with the two snowman and before they were painted I sat and wondered .. what can I do with them. Then I glanced to the corner of my art room and saw a few of my paper mache boxes and grabbed a nice rectangle one. It was just perfect for them.

I hand decorated the box inside and out. On the outside along the rim of the lid is a beautiful cotton green lace and then over layed over that is another beautiful trim. I mounted 4 bolts to the bottom of the box to make the box have ‘feet’ and give it more weight. I also frosted the top of the box with lots of snow and glitter.

I added 3 bottle brush Christmas trees to the top of the box and accented the trees with glitter and little red and green decorations.

I think they look adorable! I have them underneath the Christmas tree in the corner of my art room. My tree sits atop a table and it is a 4foot white tree.

The inside of the gift box did not go unfinished! Have a peek!

Snowman Ornament


Etsy Listing For Snowman Ornament Here

I seem to be caught up with paper clay here. I swear .. I am not going to stop making snowman until it snows here in NJ!!! I want just a little bit of snow. It will make me feel like a kid again.

I just finished this ornament. Another Snowman in a chilly blue color theme again. With a bit of German glass glitter on his collar he has just the right amount of sparkle. The blue color is accented with pink.

I like this medium and especially for holiday artwork. Its very lightweight for ornaments as well standing sculptures. What I do find tedious is all the sanding that needs to be done for paper clay. Put on the mask and sand away! I am always anxious to get to the painting part but first must sand … sand .. sand.

This ornament will be added to my Etsy Shop.

Folk Art Snowmen

Here in NJ we really have had no snow yet this December. One tiny little storm was about all we got. In hopes of getting some snow here, I have been creating snowmen.

Snowman (Female) Etsy Listing

Snowman (Male) Etsy Listing

FlickR Slide Show Here

These two snowman were made using paper clay, the kind that air dries (no baking needed). The female stands 8.5″ and the male stands 9.5″.

They are hand sculpted and painted by hand. I really enjoy painting on paper clay. So much technique that can be used for finishing them too — which is always so much fun. Distressing, shabby, antiquing. Then all the good stuff like fibers and glitter.

These guys sure gave me a chance to dig into all my art supplies to find just the right accents for them.

Little bit of sterling silver is added to their hats. I sculpted the hats of clay as well and then accented with fibers.

They will be added to my Etsy shop so check back soon and I will post the Etsy Link here. I may try to take a few more photos for Etsy.