Mar 9, 2009

Winner Of The Giveaway Is...


I published my first post on March 9, 2008 and today, one year later, is my 285th post! It's been a great year of blogging and meeting many, many wonderful new friends.

Thank you all for the interest in my giveaway over the last few weeks. I wish I had a big old stack of paintings to mail out this week to each one of you who were so kind to comment and enter. I am pleased to announce that the winner is Danette, of Hand Knits That Blossom! If you have never visited Danette you simply must! She creates the most remarkable, beautiful knitted creations! Danette, I promise to get your watercolor off in the mail to you shortly. Here's a preview:

I love foxglove and hummingbirds always remind me of my parents home in Tennessee. So when I saw a picture of a hummingbird enjoying the nectar from foxglove in a book called Birds In My Garden by Sherry Nelson, I decided to do a watercolor like it as a gift for my blog anniversary. I hope you like it, Danette!

12 comments:

Jane said...

The watercolor is so pretty. Wish it were mine.

Mary Anne said...

Congratulations on a year of blogging, Kathy. I am just getting started. So much to learn;-) Thanks for visiting my blog yesterday and commenting on my Praise and Worship Sunday post. Have a terrific week.

Blessings,

Mary Anne @ Marigold Manor

southerninspiration said...

Lucky girl..the watercolor is gorgeous!

Suzanne

Danette said...

Kathy~
I'm SOOOOOO EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I can't BELIEVE I won your watercolor! I never win anything.
I couldn't be more surprised and happy!!!:) That watercolor is absolutely GORGEOUS. I love hummingbirds and foxgloves also ~ I really do!
I will treasure something made by your hands FOREVER! It will be a family heirloom.
I'll let you know when it gets here.
And congratulations on your one year blog anniversary!
Love to you & thanks again my friend!
Danette

Heather said...

oh it's so pretty. i love hummingbirds too! she sure is one lucky gal to have won! congrats!

Momovthree said...

Congrats to the winner, it's beautiful and I'm sure she will enjoy it!
~Michelle

char72 said...

I'm sure Danette will love the painting. What a great gift you have given.
Charlotte

Blondie's Journal said...

Kathy,

What a beautiful watercolor! I love foxglove so much and planted it in my English garden at the lake last summer. I so hope it made it through this killer winter!

Congrats on the 100th post!! I am plugging along but am not managing my time very well!

xoxo
Janie

ann said...

Congratulations Danette.I am truly happy for you.Enjoy!...ann

~CC Catherine said...

Kathy, Happy Anniversary on your one year of blogging and CONGRATS to Danette on winning that lovely watercolor! It's so pretty, and I'm sure we all are drooling over this lovely giveaway. So precious...love it Kathy! ~CC Catherine

Nicole ~ said...

You did a wonderful job on that watercolor. Congrats to the winner.

Alice said...

what a beautiful watercolor! one lucky girl out there - one that isn't me :O(. congratulations on your year of blogging! mine is coming up soon, I need to figure out something special to do. hhmmmmm....

There is always room for you in The Shadow of the Cross. Feel free to visit anytime.