It has been a jam packed few weeks here in the studio.
First starting with the arrival of my NEW! 2012
Nature Inspired Birds Calendars by TF Publishing...
oh, be still my beating heart.
Next a flurry of packing, shipping, and celebrating
with friends via the web... keeping me all a flutter
with anticipation as my calendar treasures begin to
arrive at their destinations.
Then the hot! Hot! HOT! Summer Giveaway!
I LOVED reading all the different responses
given for the favorite seasons question.
Fall and Spring were the clear winners with Summer
taking third place, followed by All Seasons, and Winter
was last. My favorite is Autumn followed by Winter.
Spring is my least favorite, and I like Summer when it
is not over the 95 degree mark.
Anyway, I was thrilled with how many of you participated
in my informal poll, so I decided not only to give a
Grand Prize, but also 3 Prints to spread the fun around.
So without further adieu, I am thrilled to announce
the Grand Prize winner is.... Susannasays!! And the
Print winners are The White Bench, Mary of Miss
Dilettante's Playground, and SJMcDowell!
I have also been very excited by the recent visits
from several hummingbirds. It has been terribly
difficult to try and snap a picture of them. They are
so quick. I must have over 100 shots with
really only 7 or 8 usable images. If anyone has any tips
for getting a good photograph of these little
winged beauties, I would sure appreciate the
Finally, I am so humbled and grateful to say that so
many of you have already purchased copies of my
NEW! 2012 Nature Inspired Birds: Calendars. I have
less than 10 Wall Calendars left!
So there is still a chance to be included in my Original
Art Giveaway, when you purchase. Details on how
to order are located in the right side margin of the
Thank you ALL so much for visiting my blog, and I
invite you back to follow along on my artistic journey