Sunday, December 9, 2012


Carly Smith from Boggy Bottom Bayou is hosting this event and I am so happy to be a part of it!  
This blog hop will run from Monday, December 10th through Sunday, December 16th.
A winner will be picked Sunday night and announced on our blogs on Monday, December 17th!  

Here are the rules to be entered to WIN!!  Please follow all 3 rules!

1.  You must visit each of the 7 blogs.  (They are listed below.)  

2.  Once there, you must sign up to be a follower.  If you already follow the blog, please say "I'm already a follower." in your comment to enter ... see Rule #3.

3.  After you sign up to be a follower of the blog, you must leave a comment in the comment section (under this post) asking to be put into the giveaway.  

That is it!  We will enter your name in the giveaway.  One lucky person wins it ALL!!

SO LET'S GET STARTED!!! ---- There are 7 Artist's participating.  The above pictures are numbered according to the Artists listed below.  They are:

1.  Carly Smith (our Host) from Boggy Bottom Bayou - Carly is giving away a gorgeous set of vintage, mercury glass and lamp work bead ornaments.  Oh so pretty and very vintage!  As a BONUS ... (If she get's 20 new followers on her blog), Carly is giving away a 10" Santa in an adorable quilted outfit! (See middle picture #1)  Love that Santa!!!
Click on the link below to go to Carly's blog.

2.  LeeAnn Kress from Charmed Confections -  LeeAnn is giving away a cute set of six Charmed Confections Cupcakes in a holiday tin, along with 2 candy cane ornaments and 2 lollipop ornaments.  All handmade! 
Click on the link below to go to LeeAnn's blog 

3.  Jody Johnson from Sweet Bear Creek Whims - Jody is giving away a beautiful handmade reindeer pillow.  Sooo cute!  (LeeAnn (above) should know .. she has one!)  Absolutely darling - You won't want to part with it!
Click on the link below to go to Jody's blog

4.  Brenda from The Rusty Thimble - Brenda is giving away the sweetest snowman ornament that will grace your tree!  We know ... You want him!
Click on the link below to go to Brenda's blog
See larger picture below of my offering

5.  Mary Bell from The Mary Bell - Mary's giveaway is a knitty bitty knit couture Santa sweater set. It comes with hanging hardware underneath that is a poseable wyreman made from recycled cat-5 wire.  So cute!  Santa needs one of these for his tiny elves! 
Click on the link below to go to Mary's blog

6.  Nicoletta Farrauto from Niky's Creations - Niky is giving away an incredible cross stitched pocket keep with a darling cross stitched reindeer and tree on it.  So pretty!  Love that you can put fresh herbs or sprigs of evergreen in it!  It will smell so wonderful!
Click on the link below to go to Niky's blog

7.  Hope Rayel from Hope Rayel Handmade Dolls - Hope is giving away a sweet, little angel doll ornament to fly around your Christmas tree this holiday season.  Every tree needs a angel and this was is so sweet indeed!
Click on the link below to go to Hope's blog

Here is a bigger picture of my offering!

Good luck to you all!


  1. Wonderful, Brenda. I am already a follower. Please enter me in this giveaway. I am currently visiting, following, and commenting on all other 6 blogs. Thank you :)

  2. OOOOOO...YIPPEEE!! I get a "do-over" of sorts since I missed the last one.... YEA!! I think I can handle 7, since I already follow a couple of the talented participating artists already!! Double Yea!!! I would love to be entered...(Uh DUH!!) and yup, am a follower to do some hopping... Love your little guy being offered up...yeah, I DO want him...all kinds of bad!! Smiles & Hoppy Hugs ~ Robin

  3. I'm already a follower and would love to be entered into this giveaway! Thanks!

  4. I would love to enter in the giveaway. I´m your new follower. Thanks

  5. This is so cool, thank you for the chance, please add my name. I am a follower. Still hopping!

  6. Hello,
    I joined as a follower, and would like to be entered in the drawing.

  7. Hi, Brenda~~
    I am already a delighted follower of your blog. Please include me in your Holiday Blog Hop giveaway!

    Carlin Davis

  8. I stopped by and followed them all! I saved the best for last! YES, I'm a follower; stalker if you want to talk 'fact'. Please enter me in this wonderful GIVEAWAY!!! Thanks for donating your sweet item!

  9. I am enjoying finding new blogs, what a fun event. I am a new follower and would like to be included into the drawing.


  10. Brenda~ So much giving from you this season.I'm already a follower and would love a chance.Warm Blessings!~Amy

  11. I have thoroughly enjoyed following you in 2012 and will definitely continue to follow in 2013!

  12. What a wonderful Giveaway!
    I am already a Follower.
    I would Love to be entered in the Giveaway!

  13. Cute giveaway..I'm already a follower...Thanks and Merry Christmas

  14. Good Morning Brenda, I'm already a follower and would love to be entered in this giveaway.
    Debbie of Grandma's Primitives

  15. Morning Brenda - I'm already a follower and I'd love to be entered to win. Off to blog hop now.
    Thanks for the fun.

  16. Hi Brenda, I am a follower and would like to be put in the drawing! Thank you!

  17. Hi Brenda,how fun!I am a follower and would love to be entered in the giveaway.Hugs,Jen

  18. Brenda your snowman is adorable. I am jumping in on the blog hop. I'm following your blog and would be thrilled to win your sweet snowman. Thanks for the chance to win.
    Merry Christmas.

  19. Hi, I'm a new follower and would like to be entered into the Christmas blog hop giveaway.
    Pat Beebe

  20. Hi Brenda,

    You know I am a long time follower and I love you little snowman. Off to visit the other gals.

    Merry Christmas,

  21. Please sign me up as a follower...and enter me in the drawing..I think this is a great way to get your info our there and love to check out new sites ..Thanks Karla

  22. Hi Brenda, I'm already a follower and would love to be entered! Thanks so much for the chance:)

  23. I'm an 'old' follower and would be so happy to be entered TO WIN! Holiday hugs, girlfriend!

  24. Hi Brenda: Awesome giveaway. I love the little snowman ornie. I am already a follower and would just love to be entered in this giveaway. Merry Christmas!

    holiday hugs,

  25. Hi Brenda:-)

    Such a fabulous giveaway, I'm going to keep everything crossed in the hopes that I'll be the winner! lol I'm already a follower:) xo

  26. I just signed up to follow your wonderful blog! Please enter my name to win your cute snowman. I have a spot on my tree waiting for him! Thank you,

  27. I am a new follower. What a cute snowman. Please enter me.

    Thank you


  28. I'm already a follower. Please enter my name in the Blog Hop giveaway. Thank you!

  29. I am a newbie! Thanks for you generous offerings and I am looking forward to reading the blogs!

  30. I am an new follower, I am excited to be following some very talented artists. Please enter me in your giveaway.
    Happy Holidays!

  31. Greetings Brenda~ I am already a follower of your blog...please so knidly enter me for a chance to win your sweet snowman ornament. I am also following the other blogs as well.
    Thank you!
    Anne Pelletier

  32. Please enter me in your awesome giveaway. I am a follower, Valerie

  33. Brenda Please sign me up for the blog hop giveaway. I'm already a follower and I'd love to win. :0)

  34. Hi Brenda, I've been a follower for a while now and would love a chance to be entered in this fantastic giveaway. Happy holidays~

  35. I'd love to be entered in the give-away! I'm following!


  36. Oh yes Brenda count me in for this fantastic giveaway...I follow your blog and all the others via GFC as M.j....ciao4now64 at yahoo dot com.

  37. ciao, sono una nuova follower e sono contenta di partecipare al giveaway


  38. Im a new follower and would love the chance to be entered in the give~away!! Thanks so much!! My name is Marie Yeshulas! Have a Blessed Christmas!!

  39. Sono una nuova follower, bellissima iniziativa, partecipo al giveaway.Grazie

  40. I'm already a follower and would love to win! Warm hugs, Esther

  41. Also I would like sign up for these super candy.

  42. Brenda, I follow you anywhere! Hugs!

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  44. Good Morning Brenda, I am already a follower and would love it if you would kindly enter me into the giveaway. This is so awesome that we all get another chance at owning such beautiful creations from so many generous, wonderful, talented artist...Big Hugs Mary
    Ps..Please excuse my first post I sure made a mess out of my comment, that is why I am doing it over...the brain thinks faster than the hand.......heheheh

  45. I'm a new follower,please enter me toa giveaway,thank you Luisa

  46. I am a follower of your blog and I am having so much fun visiting and signing up on all the blogs. Love these blog hops. I am now a follower of all the Blogs listed. Love to look at all this talent


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