Saturday, December 11, 2010

Handmade Sampler Giveaway --- Snowman Painting DONE

Welcome to another Handmade Sampler Giveaway. Today's giveaway is sponsored by Barb of  Barb's Heartstrokes.

Enter to win this beautiful painting by Barb.

Snowy the Snowman
Ready for the cold nights of Winter! This little guy will help keep you cheerful during the winter. This adapted folk art design is by Renee Mullins and has been hand painted on black fiberglass screen. The star is a white metal cutout and has been glued into place on his scarf. The frame is 8 x 8 inches and has been painted Sapphire Blue . It has been sprayed with a matte finish and has a metal hanger on the back.
You can earn up to three entries by doing the following...

1. Visit Barb's Etsy shop,  and come back here and post a comment with your favorite item in her shop. Be sure and leave your email address so we can contact you if you win.

2. Earn one extra entry by becoming a follower or reader of this blog. Already a follower? Just let us know so we can give you credit.

3. Earn an extra entry by posting this giveaway on your blog along with a link to this blog. Be sure and let us know you have done this.

(USA and Canada entries only, please)

The giveaway will start today, Saturday,  December 11. The last day to enter will be Dec. 30, 2010 and the winner will be announced on Dec. 31, 2010. We will announce it here and contact you by the email address you have left.

Have fun and good luck!

Would you like to sponsor a giveaway? Are you interested in promoting your store or blog. If so, just email us.
We would be happy to send you the details.


  1. I like her Celebrate the Seasons picture,since it's perfect year round.I'm a follower.Count me in on the wonderful giveaway.You can leave a message on my blog should I be so lucky.Warm Blessings!~Amy

  2. Love Everything! O Holy Night is just darling! Please enter me for a chance to win!!

  3. i love her snomen/pumpkin heads that are pins/magnets. adorable!

  4. Cardinal Friends is my favorite...followed closely by Sunflowers :) Thanks for the great giveaway!

  5. Please check out the link to your giveaway and your home page at

  6. I am now a follower! And happily so :)

  7. Very pretty gift--especially for a snowman lover like me!
    1. I am a follower of your blog--and Barb's.
    2. I visited Barb's Etsy shop and I love the 'Holy Family'.
    3. I am sharing this giveaway on my sidebar.
    Merry Christmas, Sweetie!

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  8. Hi there! I went over to Barb's blog and my favorite is "O Holy Night". It's just the cutest. I'm already a follower on your blog.

    Hugs XX

  9. What a cute snowman, I would love to be entered into your giveaway to win Snowy!
    1) It was a hard choice, but I think I like Barb's Snow Angel ornament the best at her Etsy shop.
    2) I am a follower of your blog.
    3) I have posted a link to your giveaway at my blog (right sidebar under Great Giveaways).
    Thanks for the opportunity to win this lovely painting and Merry Christmas to you and yours! Deb

  10. What a terrific painting for the giveaway. Barb's work is wonderful.

    1. My very favorite is the piece tiitled "Mitten Full of Goods," and another fav. is the "Snow Angel."
    2. I am a follower
    3. I have the giveaway pictured and linked on my blog.

    Happy Holidays and thanks for a great giveaway. I love snowpeople.

    visionquest2020 AT msn DOT com

  11. I would love to be able to win this cute snowman.
    My favorite item on Barb's Etsy is the adorable penguins in Chain Of Love.
    I am a follower.
    I will post this to my blog.


  12. I am a follower and I love the stockings and no coal the rustic frame..fits me to a T..please enter me in and I will also put this on my side bar;)
    p.s. I have her best witches one and I love it..;)

  13. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [12 Dec 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

  14. Iam a follower, I love the annie in snowman fabric she is adorable. Please add me for giveaway.

  15. how cute!I would love to be entered. a follower
    2.i love the santa please no coal very much in her shop
    3.I will post on my sidebar
    thank you so much and blessings michelle

  16. What a great giveaway. I really love the "He Knows if you've been Bad or Good"! That's an awesome painting.

    vburr at charter dot net

  17. I am already a follower via email subscription.

    vburr at charter dot net

  18. Great giveaway :)

    I love the Winter Thyme Friends the best! (Hard choice!!)


  19. I LOVE your blog so much that I follow by:
    Google Friend Connect
    Networked blogs :)

  20. My favorite is the Pair of Cardinals!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)

  21. Love all the cardinal designs, especially the pair in the red frame. Bet she does fab Halloween designs!

  22. I am a new follower via email -

  23. My favorite is personality dress!

  24. Winter Tyme Friends because it has a Bear in it...and yes I am already a follower.
    Mama Bear

  25. 1. Snowman with Candy Cane, but I do love them all!

    2. I am already a follower of this great blog:)

    3. I've posted this giveaway on my blog:)

    Thanks gals!
    Merry Christmas!

  26. I love the sharing snowmen!

    hrfarley at gmail dot com

  27. I like the mitten full of goods. They are all really cute.

  28. I love the snowman with the candy cane! I am also a follower, so would love to enter this giveaway!

  29. Just love ALL of Barb's work..but if I have to choose just one, I guess it would be "Winter Thyme Friends" cuz I love bears and sheep and penguins, too! I also am a follower of this, and Barb's blog :)
    Thanks so much for the chance at winning this adorable painting!

  30. Her painting is fabulous! I also adore her
    "10 x 9" framed angel with cherries, heart and a flower on her dress. My sister collects
    snowmen and I would love to gift her this
    hand painted sampler...
    "Happy Holidays!"
    Many thanks, Cindi

  31. I follow your blog via Google Friend
    Connect! Thanks, Cindi

  32. I LOVE snowmen! Merry christmas & Happy New Year to you

  33. Please enter me in the giveaway! I have just signed up to be a follower!

  34. the please santa no coal sign is beyond adorable! :)

    Cerena Leigh

  35. Favorite? Hmmmmm.... Glacier Men <3

  36. I love the Toadally Freezin picture!

  37. Google Friends Connect - following your blog publicly as Louis

    schnitzomage {at} gmail {dot} com

  38. My favorite is the Gingerbread Photo Holder

    couponshanda [at] yahoo [dot] com

  39. I follow via GFC

    couponshanda [at] yahoo [dot] com

  40. I love the Gingerbread Photo Holder - so cute!
    june_spirit2628 at hotmail dot com