Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Monday Merchant and Lots of other stuff

Good Morning yes it is Tuesday and yes I have been MIA

So let's begin with my Monday Merchant Circle Post
I would like to introduce you to a Member of the PAFA team

Deb Riddell of *Paxton Valley Folk Art*

Deb named her business after the beautiful valley that she lives in, 
in British Columbia, Canada

She gets her inspiration from textures and beauty of the natural world.
Her style is Primitive, country, and Folkart
But she loves to work with new techniques and learn new things
she creates with Clay, Fabric, Wood, and does Altered Art as well

You can find Deb at the following link

Just a reminder that the PAFA Etsy team is having a Huge giveaway
Tomorrow is the last day to get signed up so simply click the link 
below and get your name in for a chance to be one of 33 Winners

We are currently having a Spring Forward celebration on
Etsy offering wonderful handmade spring items click
this next link to see all of the creations being offered.

If you are a seller of handmade Primitive or Folk Art 
items and would like to be a part of this wonderful team
Check out our team page on etsy at the following link

Other News
I got a wonderful message last night informing me
Was going to be featured on
the following blog for her Talented Tuesday Post
What an honor thank you so much!
Click the following link and check it out

And if you are still with me through this long overdue post

Tomorrow is the last day to get entered in The Rusty Thimble
February Giveaway

I will be giving away two of these Carpenter Apron Pockets
And a third place prize of a set of my 

And finally the last thing I have to share this morning 
is a Treasury I made for the PAFA team
~This will teach me to get so far behind again LOL~
Have a great day


  1. Great feature, great reminders and a wonderful treasury!

  2. Brenda, you are such a wizard with your wand... poof! That's done. Poof! That's finished... oh crap, I gotta do that too... poof! lol.
    You're doing a great job captain :o)
    Sweet featured artisan, hoppin' & happenin' treasury, and I think I'm down for your giveaways.
    Hugs & magic dust my friend!

  3. Morning!
    Great treasury Brenda and congrats on the feature too.
    Have a great day!

  4. Deb's work is fantastic! Thanks for all of the info, Brenda! Love the new Rabbit tucks! Congrats on the feature!

  5. Good Morning Brenda,
    Deb's work is fabulous and she is one sweet heart!
    Thanks for all of the info. Congrats on the feature!
    Enjoy your day-stay just slightly busy. Not that neck breakin' speed you usually are at!

  6. Great feature on Deb and great treasury Brenda! I have my fingers and toes crossed to win one of your fabulous giveaway prizes!LOL Hugs, Valerie

  7. I love those precious rabbit tucks! Enjoy your day, my friend! Hugs! ♥♥♥

  8. Congratulations on your feature!
    How exciting!

  9. Wonderful pieces and beautiful work. I am finishing up some, have to do, projects, then I can take some time to make some things for me.


  10. Love Deb's work, great feature. Congrats on your feature too!!

  11. Wow so much to look at. There are sooooo many talented artists. I just love all of your creations. Thanks for sharing. Blessings ~Sara

  12. So much you got done in just a blink! Great post today even if you ARE running behind.
    Just wanted to let you know that we all appreciate everything you do and have done for our team!! Your the bomb chick!
    Warm Wishes,

  13. I love what Carol said. "you're amazing with your wand"!
    You work so hard. Deb is a fantastic artist and designer.
    Your bunny tucks are adorable.

  14. Will you please share your magic dust with a beleaguered old crow? You are one amazing woman my friend. Congratulations on the feature! So very well-deserved! Love the treasury - just add temptress and enabler to your list of titles. ;o) And, nope, haven't forgotten about your wonderful giveaways.....In fact, it's keeping me up nights. (Just kidding!) I do love that little Americana apron so much though that, if I don't win one, I sure hope you can whip up another.....I'm not certain I can live without it. ;o) Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

  15. how cute are those rabbits.xx

  16. I have been so excited for your giveaway!!! I can't wait to see who gets to be blessed with your wonderful talent:) I have been getting to know Deb through her blog and think she is wonderful. Love the Treasury. Everyone is sooo talented. Someday, when I grow up, maybe I can be too:) -Steph-

  17. Nice post, Brenda! Deb has such wonderful items and is so talented! She is also a wonderful support person.

  18. Well, I'm running even FURTHER behind Brenda, just discovered you'd featured me on your wonderful blog, thank you my friend! And thanks for all you do for the PAFA team <3


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