One World One heart. The last one... but my first!

I am so excited you stopped by!! 
I know you have alot of places to visit 
during your precious time, So I will 
be short and sweet!
I am giving away a custom little art bag... 
It is repurposed, retiqued, and reloved!! 
A prefect little bag to keep your paintbrushes 
or pencils in for 
"on the go journaling!"
It will be filled 
I am currently enrolled in A Brave Girl class, 
and I'm learning so much from it!!
I dont have many followers but I would 

I am a profesional Gardendesigner, 
A Happy Granny chic Artist, and 
Decorator of Design Fantasy House's...
come back and visit anytime!!
Have a wonderful week of surfing with friends!!
You are at
God's Blessings to you! 
You must have a blog to enter this give away... and an email on it to contact you! drawing is on the 17th! 
Good luck!! Here is the PRIZE!!! 

AKA~ GardenDesigner on twitter! 
 Here are also just few fun photos from my past post's...Enjoy!! 
 This is my one of my gardens .. and my art truck...

 making a little outfit for my dog!
 a few pictures I made this week....
 My Bike!!
peek a BOO! Its me and 
This is my little puppie ( 12 years old! ) "Versace"!!!
Leave me some Love so I can Follow you too! 
**** Update**** 
Winner was sent the purse !!! She loved it!! 
Thank you to all that entered!!! 
See you all next year for the updated version of this wonderful world tour!! 


  1. Love the florals. You have a beautiful site and your enthusiasm is lovely.
    Have your best OWOH ever.

  2. Oh Vanessa what a flattering comment you left for me on my 1st Photo Mosaic... no it wasn't difficult at all... go to Mary's site, I've linked to it on the Post and she has a tutorial that even the most Tech challenged as myself can easily get great results from, she has linked to the program that creates the Mosaic and other photo editing... I think I've now become a Mosaic Addict! *winks*

    Loving your Gypsy inspired pixs! A Mosaic of them would look awesome!

    Dawn.,. The Bohemian

  3. WOW!!! How I love all the COLOR! I just clicked the *Follow* button...a happy place to visit.
    Thanks for coming by my OWOH post~~will be seeing more of you later!


  4. Hey thanks for dropping by. I like the look of your blog and will be back to read more. Please enter me in your giveaway. A cute bag stuffed full of art supplies - how marvellous.

  5. Anonymous2/01/2011

    Hi Vanessa! So nice to meet you. Your giveaway is awesome, as is your blog. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Hugs~ #500

  6. Your artwork is so wonderfully colorful and cheerful. It makes me smile to see all your gorgeous pictures and I especially love your truck!

  7. Hallo, nice to meet you
    Thank you for giving us the chance to win your great doorprice.
    Your creations are really beautiful, and I love your car.
    Please count me in.
    Come visit me on my blog,I join the OWOH- event too.
    Regards from Germany and happy OWOH

  8. What a lovely draw prize! Thank you for visiting my blog, too.

  9. Art supplies to have them with me - cool! Please add my name to your drawing and hop over to my blog for a visit!

  10. Love, love, love your art and that garden! When can you come do mine? This is my first year and its fabulous! All these amazing blogs and all these fabulously creative people! I hope you'll stop by my blog (#561).


  11. Thanks for the great introduction! Your art-bag looks GREAT! Someone, somewhere is going to be very happy with your lovely giveaway...I can only dream it's me! :)

    OWOH is a great trip around the (blog)world! I enjoy it!!

    Sweet greetings from Belgium,
    Saskia :)

    (nr214 on the list)

  12. Anonymous2/01/2011

    Oh wow, I just 'drowned' in your colourful post! It's late in the evening in Holland, and a grey and rainy night... such fun to visit your blog at this 'dark hour'!!! So glad to meet you via OWOH.. I'll keep in touch for sure! Oh, and your giveaway is so cute, count me in please! Love from the Netherlands, Marit

    marit at maritspaperworld dot com

  13. What a pretty blog. I love that bag and always need something to carry my craft projects in process in case I get a few spare momments at the park. Thanks for the chance to win. Lesley

  14. I can see by your truck that you ARE a brave girl! It's so nice to meet you. I enjoyed visiting your blog, and I hope you will visit me, too!

  15. Love you blog & love your giveaway! I will be back again to visit. Please include me in your drawing & drop by my blog if you have a moment & join in my giveaway too. Hugs, Diane

  16. First of all, I love your art truck. Since I can't win it I'd love to win your doorprize. Please visit my blog..#216.

  17. What a great blog - I love your sense of color! Please enter me in your giveaway and come visit for a chance to win a mermaid doll. Thanks so much! Lisa

  18. I just LOVE your used of different colored plates as garden edging. TOO DARN CUTE! I'm having so much fun on the OWOH! I love your blog and I'm so happy to meet you! Hope you have a most wonderful and happy day! Hugs!

    Vintiquities Workshop

  19. oh wow love your blog just saw ur post on Suzi's site , would not say no to that gorgeous bag lol love your bike piccy and your darling furbaby...

    hugz bev

  20. Hello! Just found you from Suzi Blu. Your blog looks fantastic and I'm off to explore! Excited about your giveaway too. Hurray!

  21. Thank you for offering this item up! I would love to win it.
    Heidi #259

  22. Anonymous2/01/2011

    Oh MY! You and Versace are so cute! Love the look here and your stuff is wonderful! I'm glad you gave a shameless plug for your giveaway, as now I've found you!

  23. I-N-C-R-E-D-I-B-L-E !!!!
    That is some post there... lots of color, inspiration, and positive energy :]
    And the bag, to die for!!!!
    What a wonderful giveaway.
    I hope I'm lucky, I'll keep my fingers crossed.
    Oh heck, I've got BOTH FINGERS CROSSED!!
    Hugs & Friendship,
    April Cole

  24. Love your art truck! I'd love to win that fantabulous tote and all the wonderful goodies tucked inside! Thanks for stopping by my blog. All the best, Susan Faye

  25. Greetings from Connie on Kauai. What a happy blog you have! terrific giveaway too!
    come visit my blog too!

  26. Just stopping by on my OWOH journey ~ I hope you'll visit my blog to enter my giveaway too! Your little bag is so adorable ~ I would love to have a chance to win it.
    Cheers ~
    OWOH Blog #602

  27. Fabulous giveaway! i love your plate trim, I have several! Now about the pink bike...Love It! Lori Thanks for participating!

  28. Thank you for visiting me over at webloomhere -- so glad to pay you a visit back! A lovely bag you are giving away and I am so curious to see exactly what's inside (I'm a curious bird...) The recipient will be one lucky person!

    Happy OWOH -- Cheers!

  29. wow - your colours inspire me - fab fab fab. Fancy that - I am a Brave Girl too! Soul Restoration is getting more fun now - I will look out for you.
    Definately a follower- hugs

  30. OMG Vanessa! I am in love! You are awesome, your artbag is awesome, your truck...can I win THAT?!?!? It is way cool! I have got to see your gardens. Thank you so much for visiting me so that I could come and meet YOU!
    xoxo lulu

  31. Two of my favourite words - Art and Bag LOL! Please include me in your giveaway and do come visit my blog and enter mine too - I am #139 - Cheers Britt in Australia :-)

  32. Oh I love your blog, what a beautiful design and great title! I am a new follower for sure! And I love your art truck!!!! Awesome! Would love to enter your give away! I am also participating :)

  33. I love your colourful life, your photo's and work are amazing.
    Someone will be super lucky to own your little purse.

  34. G'Day from Brisbane! Poppin' in for OWOH event. Pleased to meet you!

    Lovely little bag!

    homemakerhoney@ gmail .com

    My OWOH giveaway:

  35. Thank you for visiting me earlier. I had fun looking at your blog. Enjoy OWOH! Jules#492

  36. Vanessa!!!! I was soooo pleased to hear from you!!!!
    I would love to win your dog!!!
    OOOooOps!!!I mean bag... ( beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
    Love your doll too!
    You know? each time I enter my shed, I imagine that your Alice Party is still going to be behind the door! he!he!

    Much love to you from the UK my dear blog friend!

  37. EEEEEEEEEEEeeeeeeeeek!!!!!!!!!
    I spend so much time making dolls that I wrote doll instead of dog...teehee!!!!

  38. Anonymous2/02/2011

    whoowee, I love the truck and the ideas of using plate edging (may not stand up here to the german snow and frost but what an idea).
    I'd love to see versace in that outfit. Your site is a blast! i will make it a favourite;
    Please enter me up in the draw and if you can spare the time come onover to ours
    The Smug Beef

  39. It'd be cool if you win my doorprize...I think Isobel would be right at home at your beautiful place!

    The doorprize is amazing--all that color, wow! Versace is sweet, and so was your post.

    Be well,
    Hermits' Garden

  40. Hi from Ky! So many creative bloggers out here! Put me in the pot for your OWOH Door Prize Please! Thanks,Tee

  41. wow, i love your art!!!
    Totally my style!!! I am your newest follower and I can't wait to see all of your beautiful work!

  42. hi!!! wonderful owoh post and givaway!
    visit my owoh post too!!!

  43. Oh my goodness! How VIBRANT is your blog and your personality I love it- so into my blog reader you go! I love the repurposed bag- I wonder what kinds of crafty goodness will come with it?

    If you haven’t already, I hope you’ll drop by both of my giveaways (at Twigs and Tulle and Kindergarten’s 3 R’s: I’m giving away a mini bunting and some pattern blocks) during this awesome blogging event! Happy OWOH!



  44. What a fantastic blog! I love the photos of your creations and your sweet puppy.

    If you get a chance stop by; I am also participating:

  45. wow wow wow! the photos of your garden and works are so cool!

    Here is my post of OWOH- please click..:)

    * laetriciajaniel (@)

  46. I have got to get my mother into this blogging...she loves to read, write, garden and to express it all and share...what fun she would have. I will put you on the list to add to hers when she is ready...soon.
    Come see my side of art...Tootsie

  47. Anonymous2/02/2011

    Beautiful colors!! Love your door prize. Happy OWOH!

    Jennifer Hall
    My Email:
    My Blog:

  48. Very nice, Contessa Vanessa!

    Happy OWOH to you, and thank you for sharing your talents!

    trishatoo at hotmail dot com

  49. Hello creative muse! Your giveaway is delicate and wonderful. Please put my name into your draw for a chance to win this lovely!! Thanks, Norma (95)

  50. What a gorgeous gift and what a fun blog you have! I'm so glad I stopped by.
    Please drop by to see the bead woven necklace I am giving away.

    Jeanie Callaghan

  51. Oh this blog made my day! Come visit me if you have time! Hugs..

  52. Hi Vanessa! Love your pictures! Thanks so much for coming by my blog! Count me in for your giveaway!

  53. I really am so glad, I drop by. your art truck and bike was so gorgeous!!! loved the bag giveaway too.

  54. Ok Vanessa, I really like your little bag and would be thrilled to win it, but I have already won just by finding your blog. Here's why - it's the plates lining your garden path! LOVE them. I have a cake platter that sits on a bench in one of my little gardens. Oh, I think some plates would just bring it to perfection! Sandi at # 559

  55. I love your creativity. Hope you have oodles of fun during OWOH. I've enjoyed it so much over the years seeing all of the wonderful blogs and meeting everyone. Thanks for your participation in the event.
    visionquest2020 AT msn DOT com

  56. Hi Vanessa, It's so nice to meet you. Love your bicycle and Versace is sooooo adorable. Your giveaway bag is beautiful. Please count me in. ~Michelle, OWOH participant 598

  57. What a lovely bag. Would be great for my pencils as I am enrolled in a drawing class. Thanks for sharing your art and inviting us over

  58. What a fun, giveaway and world you live in ~ love your art truck! I have to tell you, your dog reminds me so of our dog Phoebe, whom, we sadly lost at age 15 this last November. Maltese are the sweetest dogs ever. Please enter my name in the drawing, and if you are out and about in blogland, stop by #521 and meet me.

  59. Great giveaway - I would love to win :) Thanks for giving me the chance.

  60. Your puppy is adorable! I love the art bag! So full of fun! Thanks for a great giveaway! jinglesells at gmail dot com 3357

  61. What a lovely art bag! And a great pink bike.

  62. It looks like you live a wonderful life.

    I would love to be your winner.

    Come by my blog to enter my OWOH giveaway also. I'm #590.

    Have a grand OWOH journey,

    hoerauf at comcast dot net

  63. What a colorful whimsical blog. So fun. Please include me in your drawing.

  64. I love you whole blooming blog!
    But I adore your art truck!!! Do you drive it?
    You rock Vanessa!
    Please visit my giveaway too! I'm # 84

  65. What a gorgeous bag - I would love to win it. Please enter my name in your drawing. Many thanks,

  66. Well Vanessa, you finally met your match or I should say I've met mine! Your car! Please go to my blog at number 92 and check out my B-Dazzle art car. You can see it if you go to my categories. It is listed as Art car. You can also see it under my last year's OWOH post...We are kindred spirits for sure as my garden looks pretty much like yours and my artwork is also very diversified. I just remembered, I would like to be included in your prize but I got so excited when I saw your car that I didn't even notice what it is? I don't care because I know I'd love anything you did...!!!!! So nice to meet you!

    Hugs, Cheryl-Healing Woman

  67. What a great blog! Full of fun and colour. I love it! I'd love to win your great giveaway prize too...It would inspire my creativity to new heights, I'm sure!

    I'm having a lovely time with OWOH visiting loads of blogs around the world. I hope you can visit me (if you haven't already...I'm already losing track of who's called in to see me!)
    I'm n° 688 on the list.


  68. Hi Vanessa ! Your blog and its amazing colors were so what I needed this morning here in white, white, white New Hampsire! What a joy!
    Thanks so much for the chance to you your giveaway prize. I will be back to visit some more. I like it here !
    Have a great OWOH ride !

  69. Hello Vanessa,

    A bag filled with art supplies? Can you hear my heart beating louder? ;) Thanks for offering such a lovely door prize.

    It has been a true pleasure to meet you -- thanks for sharing so many wonderful photos.

    Greetings from Germany,
    # 66

  70. Hello and may I just say how happy I am to meet you. Happy OWOH. I am so excited to be a part of this and would love the opportunity to be a part of your door prize.
    It has been wonderful to stop by and visit and I hope you will drop in during your adventures around Blogland.
    Wishes and Whimsy
    WeNdy from WonDErLand

  71. Anonymous2/04/2011

    I've been following your blog so long it is at the top of my bookmarks and top visited sites! It is such a source of inspiration for me. Love your work! :)


  72. Hi Vanessa I too am from Wisconsin! I hope you have dug out from all of the snow. Your blog looks great! Thanks for the opportunity to win your door prize!

  73. Thanks for the giveaway, this bag is so unique, creative, and colorful! You're really talented!

  74. Hi Vanessa,
    Oh thst bag is fun! Please enter me in your give away. Thanks!

  75. Hi I enjoyed visiting your blog and your gardens, you have a cool vision,love it. Please stop by my blog and visit if you have time

  76. Wish I could win the pretty truck..LoL..Count me in on the lovely giveaway.If I should be the lucky winner just email me through my blog.Warm Blessings!~Amy

  77. Greetings from Cornwall, I love your blog it's brightened my day, I would love to win your door prize!

  78. Your truck is amazing!
    Please stop by and enter my OWOH! I'm #50!

  79. ...amazing give-a-way!!
    ...amazing.. 45,000 pics !!! so kewl
    .( lives in wi also gooo Pack ) lol
    thanks for the opportunity

  80. Cool prize! I seriously looked again to see where you were...awww. far away. I'm actually shy and not one to ask, but your garden and colorful life look so fun I would have asked to come over for tea! Happy OWOH, nice to meet you :)

  81. Wow you are such a eccentric artist! I love that! My mo is always saying I'm eccentric just because I wear broaches. Imagine!! LOL! I would love to win your repurposed bag. You must be so much fu to hang with! Come gisit my blog too ok? Sanna

  82. Wow! So much loveliness in one place! All the floral imagery is so beautiful! I would absolutely squeal if I won your giveaway so please add my name to your drawing...I'll definitely be back! And thank you for stopping by my blog (Lost Coast Post)! Cheers, Michelle

  83. ah you're the one who copied my border......

    Come see my giveaway too at

  84. Hi from blissangels and my doggy friends Willow and Acorn...It is wonderful to met you and see the beautiful BLOG it is so bright and colourful I'm following so i can come back on a cold rainy day ...wishing, hoping and dreaming of winning your giveaway…. well more OWOH posts to see. When you get time pop over to see me,#364 the kettle is on. Hugs Wendy

  85. Your artwork is wonderful. Thanks for the chance to win!

  86. Hi Vanessa, so lovely to meet you! Please add my name for your giveaway, I would so love to win your darling bag filled with goodies:-) I'm really loving your art truck and your pup is adorable!!

    Make sure you come by and enter my own giveaway if you haven’t done so already!!

    Hugs, PEA from Canada xox

  87. Oh! I have truck envy! Seriously - wow, I bet you turn some heads in that beauty.

    I love your blog and I'll be back (I keep thinking of Arnie when I say that!) Thank you so much for the chance to win your gorgeous bag. Please feel free to visit my OWOH Post :)

    OWOH# 365

  88. Hi Vanessa, it's great to meet you! I admire anyone who can garden - my hubby can. I was proud that I tended to paperwhites this winter and did not kill them! :) But there are other things I can do. I absolutely LOVE your art truck!!! Thanks for offering up this absolutely adorable gift for OWOH! I am following your wonderful blog. :) I hope that you will come over and visit with me:
    Sincerely, Theresa

  89. Such a wonderfully FUN place to visit and a beauty to win; thanks! When you've time, please visit Thistle Cove Farm.

  90. I love seeing all the neat things that people create!

    Thanks for the lovely giveaway!

    Amy from Pennsylvania (OWOH #520)
    artsyrockerchick at aim dot com

  91. so nice to meet you!!! your life looks crazy and colourful and brilliant and fun!!! awesome!!! love your little Versace ...what a cutie!

  92. Hello from Navada! I love your giveaway! Please count me in! Thank you!!

    ¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*´¨)
    (¸.•´ (¸.•´Keisha

  93. Great tour on your blog.
    All kinds of beautiful things!!!
    Lovely doorgifts, count me in, please!

    Greetings from Finland,
    I'm number *451* OWOH
    It was nice to meet;-))m

    leikkaan AT

  94. Oh my goodness! Your door prize is wonderful!
    I’d love to be a lucky winner!

    Oxana from Moldova
    fancyscrap at

  95. Can I tell you that I think you are FABULOUS!!!!!!
    My name is Daniella, and my friend Marit mentioned you on her blog, so I had to stop by!
    I could sit here for hours and look around, I will definately be back!!! I am also following you. I can't wait to see what you do next!!
    Come visit me if you can, I made a new blog, for a new year and a new direction in my life.
    I really hope to join in OWOH next year!!!

  96. wonderful love your blog so far! will be back to look more, please throw my name in the hat!

  97. HI!

    Your blog is sooo beautiful and colorful!! Please sign me up!

    I'm a dog lover too! And I am also on Shelfari (love it!).

    Please check out my blog for my OWOH giveaway.

    Seattle WA

  98. I love seeing your photos and learning more about you! You and your puppy are both cute! LOVE what you are giving! OH MY! I would love to have this! Thank you! ♥ Please visit me soon! I'm # 389 ! ♥

  99. Amazing giveaway, the little bag is so bright and cheerful. And perfect as a sketching companion. I love your furry child, she looks adorable in her pink outfit.

  100. Happy to meet you, what a great Blog and work. And what a gorgeous give away;o)

  101. what lovely work you have.

    chocolate and croissants at yahoo .com

    Please stop by California.

  102. Anonymous2/07/2011

    Art supplies are the best giveaway ever, I have some on my blog as well
    I hope you are having as much fun with One World One Heart as I am this year!
    Thanks for the opportunity to come and visit your blog
    If you get a chance stop by my blog and check out my giveaway
    I am number #25
    trinaxxl (at) yahoo (dot) com

  103. Fantastic giveaway! It is so much fun seeing all the different types of things being given away and meet new(to me) bloggers! Please enter me in your giveaway!

  104. Hi Vanessa,

    Love your blog! Please enter me into your giveaway!! Please stop by
    my OWOH #358

    Best Wishes,

  105. Wonderful photos! Lovely blog. So nice to see you and your blog on my journey around OWOH 2011. Enjoy the rest of OWOH. Kim (No. 724)

  106. Thanks for a peek into your world. Lots of unique things and love Versace! Thanks for the wonderful give away. Wanda #220

  107. I am in love with your whimsical style! I will be following your blog and can't wait to see more! Please do me the kindness of adding my name to your drawing and if you have a moment, stop by my blogs as well. warm wishes ~mary helen

  108. Hiiii!!!! I love your blog and I am mad about that re-purposed excited at the chance to win so thanks for that!!!
    Thanks also for the friend request on Brave Girls...
    I am taking the April Soul Restoration class and cannot wait!!!!
    have a fabulous evening lady.

  109. what an amazing world of art you live in!! i can only imagine how cool your little stash bag full of supplies is!
    please come visit my blog #30 on the list.
    warm hugs & blessings from Montana!

  110. How fantastic it must be to design gardens. I love your art car - what a statement that makes! One of a kind for sure.

  111. I love your bike!! But what I like the most is the setting.
    A big hug from Spain.

  112. What a marvelous blog- I think we might have a lot in common! I too am an artist (tho' painting mostly) and an avid gardener, I love your garden border of plates.....and I can't wait to get to know you better after the event!
    Please stop by and see me too at:
    Happy OWOH!
    Stephanie #677

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  114. Hi Vanessa, you are one groovy chic!
    Love the bag and your garden and truck are full of whimsy..yay!
    cathyguitarteacher-77 at

  115. Hey Vanessa! All of your work is so beautiful! Pick me! :)

  116. Hi Vanessa,

    Your site is so colourful. I have been wandering around and it is an inspiration.

    Susan I

  117. That is the sweetest bag & very generous of you to offer this to us.



  118. Beautiful work!

  119. I would love to be included in your wonderful drawing, if you get a chance to stop by my blog is #809

  120. Lovely work and a generous giveaway! – count me in. Enjoyed your blog – thanks for sharing! Hope you can visit me at 662


  121. What a beautiful colourful blog you have Vanessa!

    Thanks for the chance of winning your prize, and I hope you'll stop by and see my giveaways too on my blog.

    Sherry from England, UK

  122. Hi Vanessa
    Nice to meet you.
    First I took a few moments to discover your blog and i've browsed a while through your earlier posts.
    I must say...I'm glad I did and I was realy impressed !! ( Yes, I take my time :)
    It was fascinating to see your talent and please, cherish that !
    I loved seeing al your colourful photos. They look so cheerfull and made me smile !!

    About your giveaway; It would be a present to treasure and admirable that you have spent so much time on this gift Vanessa!! I crossed me fingers if you'll ship :)

    Kind greetings, Rian from the Netherlands who is trying to write perfect English but never succeeds :)
    I wish you many creatives days
    and invite you hearty to my blog for a visit as well :)

  123. What a cool giveaway!
    Please add my name to your draw and come to by my blog #348 and try your luck there! Thanks and Good Luck!

  124. I would love to win your cool art bag! Please enter me in your drawing, and stop by my blog to enter mine!

    :) Michelle

  125. Please enter me in your lovely give away!!
    -Kim :)

  126. Hello from Canada Vanessa! What a vibrant, fun blog you have! I LOVE your art truck and I will definitely be back. Your have such a wonderful sense of fun!
    I would love to have you stop by and visit, if you haven't already- Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  127. I love the background on your blog- reminds me of spring. Its cold and snowy here in michigan so spring pictures warm my heart. The little bag is gorgeous- love repurposed things and this one is the best. Please come visit my blog lucky #777 on the ever growing list.

  128. Lovely blog! Count me in please! #269

  129. Hello from Cody, Wyoming, USA. I enjoyed visiting your blog and getting to know a bit about you.
    Thanks for participating in OWOH. Please enter me in the drawing for your awesome bag - it is gorgeous.
    ( stampgram AT yahoo DOT com }
    If you haven't done so yet, please stop by and enter these giveaways too.
    # 385
    # 132

  130. Oh my goodness! I'm envious of your wide open spaces, your gardens, your colorful world.....and your energy!!! I just read your Porch Studio Post...I have to say I was exhausted by the tour, the possibilities, the pure..."but, wait...there's more!" of it all :)

    What a Magical place you live glad you choose to share it with us!!

    Cameron #83

  131. You have a very warm and inviting blog. Your garden is gorgeous with the plates lining the walkways and your art is simply gorgeous and colorful. I really enjoyed my quick look around. I'll definitely be back after the event. I am taking a trip in March and this bag would be perfect. One can never have too many art supplies, either. Please enter me in your giveaway and visit me, if you haven't already. I'm number 11 and my information is on my profile page.

  132. I love that art bag! So clever!
    :-) Gina

  133. Hi Vanessa,
    I had to click on a blog named A Rhinestone Contessa-love it! Lots of vibrant, positive energy here. Love the bag you created for your giveaway. Love that little Versace too!

  134. such a cheery blog. love it. so nice to meet you through this event. hope you'll stop by and say hi. so nice to see all of the wonderful creativity across blog land.

  135. Hello from Oregon! Thanks for letting me peek around in your blog and enter your giveaway. I would love to win your gift of art. By the way, love your art truck!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Please feel free to come to my blog and enter for my doorprize as well!
    :) Gale OWOH #473

  136. I am tickled by your art truck. OWOH is so cool. Nice to meet you through your blog. Please count me in for your giveaway. I didn't participate in OWOH as I found out about it too late. However, I am enjoying getting to see all the wonderful artwork. Thanks so much for participating.

  137. Love the plates in the ground my mom in law had teapots too. Come by for a visit sometime Leslie

  138. Your blog is wonderful and beautiful.
    I've enjoyed it. Glad I found you! Please include me in
    your giveaway.
    Come visit me at

    Thanks Teri

  139. Hi Vanessa, nice to meet you. I hope your trip was fabulous and you will let us know how your Brave girl art case travels through customs. Please add me to the giveaway for that wonderful bag and come over and visit me too. I am #229 on the list.

  140. Hello from Iowa,
    Your home looks like a great place to be creative. Please enter me in your drawing.
    Come visit me, I'm #417.

  141. that little bag MUST move to Texas! Please enter me in your OWOH Giveaway! If I am the winner, you can contact me at Take a moment to visit my blog and enter my OWOH Giveaway at


  142. wowza! You live in such a fun way, and whimsical garden :) You make me smile!
    Lovely giveaway, please include me, and PLEASE come visit #209
    Thanks, Susan
    (Pieces of Fate)

    New follower

  143. Hi from chilly England! Thanks for letting me take a peek into your colourful world. Love your work, please count me in and if you get a chance pop by my blog #404 a warm welcome awaits.

  144. Ohhh! Art supplies in a pretty bag! LOVE!
    Your blog is beautiful - I am a new follower:)
    Thank you for participating in OWOH 2011. I hope you get a chance to pop by my blog, #51, on your journey. hugs from ON, Canada Heidi

  145. Oh my gosh, I love your art truck....SO cool! Your photos are beautiful and your little giveaway bag is awesome. I would be thrilled to be the lucky winner!!

  146. hello, i love your art truck and the bag you made is great! thanks so much for the chance to win your giveaway! i hope you can come and visit me at and join my OWOH giveaway.
    blessings from peggyapl(at)!

  147. a big howdy from montana! thank you for letting me mosey around your blog. you are very talented and i have enjoyed my stay and will return again soon!

    i love your fun style and your arty little supply bag would be a fun addition for my studio to keep paint brushes or fabric scraps for future projects in! please add me to your drawing.

    stop by my blog and drop your name in my hat, too!


  148. Greetings from Ipswich, MA
    I'm glad to meet you. I'm #509

    I'm a jewelry artist, watercolor painter, and over all creative adventurer! And...I'd be honored to have you follow my blog!

    I enjoyed visiting your blog and your give away is beautiful. Please enter me into the OWOH drawing. Thanks!

    I hope you get to visit my blog, too. I'm giving away a shabby chic denim necklace. Come any time to chat.

    Hugs¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*´¨)
    (¸.•´ (¸.•´Linda L

  149. Hello, LOVE it all!! pls visit me( and my daughter ( pls include me in ur drawing I just hate to repeat myself but....... I LOVE ALL OF IT!!! Lori

  150. Thank you for the chance to enter your lovely giveaway!

  151. Your bag is gorgeous.Please count me in and drop by my blog for a visit,

  152. Lovely blog and lovely giveaways…I hope I win. You are one colorful person. I love your bright pictures and humor. I will follow you.
    Carolyn Kight Michigan USA
    My blogs in OWOH

    another email (I like this one the best.)

  153. Wow! I just love this rose border on your blog...the whole thing looks so inviting! And what clever ideas you have for gardens...loved the plates!! I am a big garden gal myself...nice to meet you, thx for playing, june #75

  154. You're right! That bag would be fun to put my brushes or journaling items in! ;) I just love the photo of your garden and of course of your 'puppy' ;)
    Count me in for your give-a-way, and I hope you can swing by and visit me as well.
    (#535 OWOH)

  155. Greetings from western Wisconsin. I love your blog and photos. Please include me in your giveaway and stop on over at my blog as well. OWOH 760.

  156. Lovely bag and kiss to the puppy,
    Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
    OWOH giveaway

  157. Vanessa, what a wonderful giveaway! That bag is just SO creatively wonderful!!!

    (Can I say wonderful again?! Hah!)

    The photos just make me smile, and your puppy? Oh - my - goodness. So so so cuuuute!

    Thank you for such a wonderful space!
    #17 on OWOH -

  158. Great Giveaway! I love it, I'll stop back later to see more of your cool photos!
    come see my blog too!

  159. Hi Venessa, I would love to win your beautifully handcrafted art bag project. How sweet! Please visit my blog, too. I am the author of "16 x MOM: A Mastery of Motherhood." I am giving away my book and a couple of laminated 4 leaf clovers.

  160. Hello from Ohio. Love your colorful and joyous blog! Your giveaway is a perfect representation of your style. I am off to explore.

  161. I love your blog!
    So fun :)

  162. A lovely bag! I hope you will have time to come and enter my giveaway, too!

  163. I would love to win your bag of goodies! I love that art truck of yours -- you look like such a fun person. I've added your blog to my reder so I can follow you :)Please enter me into your draw-- thank you so much!
    ~martha (#384)
    (from Toronto :)

  164. I would be honored to win.

    isastephanie at yahoo dot com

    I invite you to stop by my blog:

  165. You are a woman after my own heart! I had to see your blog when I read your name - I work a lot with Swarovski - and love all that glitters too ;) Thank you for including me in this gorgeous tote, Kristin (#73) xo

  166. Wonderful art and sweet blog!!!!ANd Versace is so beautiful!!!
    Thanks for the chance and greetings from Spain!
    cal_rubies at yahoo dot es

  167. Vanessa, what color here! Love it! Thanks for such a generous giveaway!

    And Greetings from the Northwest where I am sliding in at the last moment to say yes, please include me as well!

    I'm a writer who blogs at Book of Kells:

    thanks so much for offering this! I'd love to win!

    all best and wishing you all good things,

  168. hi! i cannot find your newest posts!are there any? has the owoh winner been chosen?

  169. I LOVE your blog and all of your creations!!!! Super talented!!!

  170. hi just stopped by to say WOW your blog is fun and colorful and full of energy! I am amazed by your did you do that! I love it!!!!! Sure bet you have fun driving it too :)
    Best Wishes & Dreams


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