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Thursday, March 12, 2009

How Exciting!

A BIG thank you to Fox's Bunny (http://foxandbunny.blogspot.com/),and K-Plus Crafts (http://kpluskrafts.blogspot.com/), for giving me the Kreativ Blogger Award! I am working on my list of 7 favorite things,and I'll be passing on the award to 7 fellow bloggers....AND Another BIG thank you to WeeKnit (http://weeknit.blogspot.com/) for giving me The Lemonade Award, which is given to someone who has shown gratitude or a great attitude in a given week! I will be passing along these awards,and I will post the recipients soon! In the meantime, please check out the wonderful Blogs of my Award Givers....Thanks Again!!!

4 comments:

Celeste said...

Hi!
I'm visiting all of my followers today to inform you all that I have 2 new giveaways on my blog! You could win a Custom, Handstamped Silver Necklace (winner chooses which one!)...or...2 Fork Easels w/ Recipe Cards! :)
If you've already entered - thanks!

http://etsyitup.blogspot.com/

Blessings,
Celeste

Naija said...

hello
i like your style of paintings..

jessielavon@yahoo.com said...

Hi darling,I enjoyed your art work,come on over and visit,I hope to be back to painting after I recover from having a kidney removed.

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