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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

A Painted Giveaway

THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED
A Painted Giveaway

Today's Etsy giveaway involves a gorgeous 8" x 10" print of the 0riginal oil painting 'Lucky Bird' ($14.50) by trudette! Her paintings range from whimsical, to romantic, to fun. No matter what she is painting, though, they all give you a feeling of home and comfort and I know I would love to adorn my home in her beautiful paintings!


Isn't this painting simply beautiful? Here's a description on it:

The image measures 8" x 10" and is printed on A4 size paper, 290 gr/m2, photo-quality, leaving a white border for framing

Rules To Enter:

1. Head on over to trudette's shop--> http://trudette.etsy.com/
2. Pick your favorite item (not from following interview or giveaway item)
3. Come on back here and comment on what you chose!
Comments that don't meet these requirements won't be entered

Extra Entries:
1 Extra Entry into this contest and every other one if you link to The Mommy Giveaway with the button in the right column (for as long as the button is up)
1 Extra Entry if you blog about this contest
1 Extra Entry if you purchase something from one of my sponsors
2 Extra Entries if you purchase something from this store during the contest
E-mail me at babylyons [at] live.com or comment to let me know you deserve an extra entry!

Please leave a way for me to contact you.

This contest will end on July 2nd at 11:59 pm PST
A winner will be chosen from a Random Number Generator from mathgoodies.com
The winner will be announced on July 3rd
If I cannot get a hold of the winner within a week, a new winner will be chosen

Let's here more about trudette:

1. First things first, tell us a little more about yourself...

My name is trudette, born in 1964 , I am the mother of 3 children ( a boy 22 and two girls of 19 and 15 years old ) My husband, youngest daughter and I live in Belgium very near Maastricht which is in the Netherlands, we are Dutch.

2. What is your regular job?

I am a fulltime artist.

3. Do you Haiku?

This beautiful child

is my inner child being

safe inside my heart

4. Picture of your workspace (as is, no cheating!)

5. What inspires you?

Everything around me, the colors of nature, the shape of love and joy.

6. What item in your shop is your favorite and why?

I love this bird , because she has so much love to give.

Thank you trudette for this wonderful giveaway! You have such an amazing talent!

159 Entries:

Jennifer said...

I love trudette's shop. What a talent! My favorite is the sweet forget-me-nots. It is so precious!

jkmdesigns@gmail.com

Nancy said...

I like the Sweet Forget Me Not picture, its a beautiful print.

Kelly H said...

Pita the love bird is adorable!

quitecontrary1977 said...

these are so sweet and dreamy! perfect for a nursery! i love the forget-me not birdie. i love all of them! they are like story book illustrations!

cpullum said...

I love the Wings of Love!!!
cpullum@yahoo.com

Bunny B said...

I love birds too! I love her "purple tote with flower" and "the sweet forget-me-nots"! Thanks!

bunnybox9 at gmail . com

Bunny B said...

I've also your button on my sidebar HERE

Thanks!

bunnybox9 at gmail .com

Ameleon said...

Her work is so sweet. My favorite is Having a Walk with Baby. How cute is that?

mar said...

so cute - having a walk with baby is my favorite item from the website. thank you for the contest

Toni said...

I love the snapdragon girl picture. It would look perfect in my daughters room.

louiseb130 said...

Pita is cute

Anonymous said...

I love the Sisters Painting-so talented!
Elaine R
emrosser@shaw.ca

Anonymous said...

LieveMuurBeestje is so cute.
platt
neeneelynn@yahoo.com

mom2boys said...

I love the "Tiki Bird Gives Her Love". Thanks for the giveaway!

Shannon said...

the wings of love.

shannonlbaas@gmail.com

Erica said...

I like the LieveBroertjesBeestjes print.

Joanna said...

Wow, the sister painting is so lovely. Actually they are all lovely, but that one is my favorite!

Joanna said...

I've also linked you here: http://jojobean26.blogspot.com/
I hope it helps!

Amber said...

My favorite is the Sweet Forget Me Nots! Please enter me :)

Ginny said...

I like the RainbowBird print, very pretty!

gkstratos said...

Very whimsical and sweet. My favorite is Tika Bird Gives Her Love.
gkstratos@ yahoo.com

Annie said...

I especially love the "Crocheted Gift Bags", talk about recyclable!!

nancyrobster@gmail.com

kygirl said...

I like the Pink bag with beads

robynl said...

My eyes kept going back to the little crocheted gift bags; they are adorable.

yourstrulee at sasktel dot net

Mama Z said...

My favorite is LieveMuurBeestje...Very cute for a little girl's room! Thanks for the giveaway!

jilbysue@hotmail.com

Jennifer said...

I love the sweet forget-me-nots. I'd love to win. Thanks for the chance!

Stacey Moore said...

love the RainbowBird!
thanks!
moore.g at insideconnect.net

Marion said...

A difficult decision but I think I liked the Flower Power Bird the best. It just made me smile.
pbfan222@sbcglobal.net

misty said...

Tiki Bird Gives Her Love is beautiful. Thanks so much for the opoortunity.

planetmisty at gmail dot com

Rachel said...

The flower power bird is beautiful.
I really like all of the paintings though! They are very whimsical and dreamy and I just love them!

rachierooskie@aol.com

mverno said...

the wings of life

Rosebud Collection said...

The Rosie Bridesmaid is one of my favorites in Trudette's Shop..We always call our youngest daughter, Rosie..and it reminds me of her in her younger days..

jessilynn said...

I like the Diptych-Little girl in a flower field. Thank you!

Bern said...

I like wings of love.

Princess Golden Hair said...

I love the snapdragon girl picture. there were lots of really great pictures to choose from but this is the one I loved the best

Springrain12003 said...

So many beautiful things.. I especially love the forget me not picture!

Springrain12003@yahoo.com

Meaghan F. said...

They're all lovely. I like the red elf the best, it's cute!

vboackle said...

i like the love birds.

aharris007 said...

I rally like the Rainbow Bird...that is my favorite

Please enter me
Aharris007@sc.rr.com

chromiumman said...

love the Sisters Painting

Paper Girl Productions said...

All of trudette's work is gorgeous so it was abit difficult to decide my fave but the flower power birdie is very sweet. I would love to be enetered, thank you!
You can always find me on my blog :)

janetfaye said...

My favorite is the Snapdragon girl.

Everything is beautiful in Trudette's shop

Anonymous said...

Lucky bird is just beautiful!
ednorwich@hotmail.com

toughturtles said...

RainbowBird

wigget said...

i like the crocheted gift bags

tatertot374 said...

Pita the love bird is wonderful. Thank you for having this!

bubblewrap said...

I love the rainbow bird...

Frank said...

Pita the love bird.

intensev5 said...

I love the gift and I think the Sweet Forget Me Nots print is really cute as well.

sweetsue said...

The Having a walk with baby print would look so cute in my grandsons nursery.

Kristen M. said...

My favorite is "See how much I love you"...it reminds me of my daughter's "love me bird" drawings.

carolyn said...

I love the Forget me Not gift bag. I would buy them for all the kids teachers.

Smooshy said...

i like the wings of love

Tuesday Girl said...

I love the Goodluck bird.

littlelatina said...

My favorite is Lieve Broertjes Beestjes! It's wonderful!

bar said...

I love the "Sharon And Michele" art.That would be a nice gift for a sister.Thanks for the giveaway!

sillelin said...

the forget me not

pancak said...

Pippa Bird is so cute, as are the many other bird paintings.

smileysmg said...

I love the sweet forget-me-nots picture. Absolutely lovely! I love birds!

jennem said...

Very fairy-tale dreamy! My favorite is the LieveMuurBeestje. Love how it's peeking over.

Kristina said...

Gotta love "birds in love!"
But I also love "Sisters". It reminds me of the special relationship I share with my sister.
I enjoyed reading the interview - thanks :)
Kristina
coupondame@gmail.com

kaylee8 said...

Love the crocheted gift bags - they are beautiful!

Shelly said...

I like Snapdragon Girl

Preppy Mommy said...

Snapdragon Girl is too cute.
klborders at aol dot com

judybrittle said...

my favorite is the lucky bird. its really beautiful. my second choice would be the bug peeking over the brick wall LieveMuurBeestje

blueviolet said...

These are so very sweet. My favorite is Pipa Bird! These have such a gentle soothing quality to them. I love them.
doot65[at]comcast[dot]net
Elizabeth

Datura Rose said...

I like the painting called "the sweet forget-me-nots".

resenn (at) gmail (dot) com

Eileen said...

LieveElfBeestje
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=12146866

Adorable!

-Eileen T-
eatien@yahoo.com

Blandy Snorhal said...

I love Fifi The Bird! And yeah for Etsy giveaways!

www.blandysnorhal.etsy.com

Kates said...

Adorable paintings. I like snapdragon girl. Thank you for the contest. I would like to win this print for my little daughter Kate.
Cori

kmbennet said...

Like the Bird on heartshaped leaves. But I really like the one your giving away the most. thanx for the contest.

tinamarina71 said...

I personally love "Birds in love". Great Etsy shop!!!

Anonymous said...

What a pretty print! I also like the pink bag with beads.
partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

rachel said...

Snapdragon girl!!! That one really grabs me,I like it.

Belinda said...

My favourite item in Trudette's shop is Pippa Bird, although I must say I love everything. What a talented and creative artist she is.

Kari said...

I love everything in her shop, and her room is so gorgeous!! My favorite was Snapdragon girl, it reminds me of my daughter.

Ena said...

I like the Snapdragon Girl. But all her work is frikkin' adorable!

Thanks for the great giveaway!

beartifix@aol.com

Kimberly said...

I like the Flower Power Bird, love the use of muted colors. I'm not an artist but I think that's what its called. Love the mauves and browns.

Sherry said...

I love the painting. My entry http://iluvcontest.blogspot.com/2008/06/painted-giveaway.html

pls check it out.

email is sherrygo (at)hotmail dot com

Shawne said...

I adore the Crocheted gift bags! How cute!!

Jennifer said...

Some people have such amazing talent! My favorite is Tika Bird Gives Her Love.
rjskinner at msn dot com

kitty said...

I like the Diptych - Peace of Mind picture.

windycindy said...

Greetings! I adore her work. What a talent! I really like the "Snapdragon girl" print. I would love to win her print. Please enter me in your drawing. Many thanks, Cindi
jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

Sunnyvale said...

I like Rosie the little bridesmaid, sweet

Lady Bracknell said...

This one is my favourite.

There is a "contact me" link on my blog.

Grooveycrafts said...

Such a great interview with beautiful paintings, I definately love the soft look of these :D. What a great workplace too

SnapdragonDesignHouse said...

I love the Lucky Bird painting (above). It's so very sweet and peaceful like my daughter (on most days!). snapdragondesignhouse@yahoo.ca

Michele P. said...

I like the birds in love and rainbow bird, such pretty use of colors and a nice soft look!

Shel said...

I love the "Rainbow Bird".

shel704[at]aol[dot]com

Emilie said...

I really like LieveBloemBeestje but Pita the love bird was my favorite bird print. So cute!

Kimberly B. said...

Rosie the Little Bridesmaid sure is cute! Thanks!

happyathomehandmade said...

She is a very talented artist! :) My favorite is Rainbow Bird! I love colors & that painting is so beautiful! :)

happyathomehandmade.etsy.com

Feed the Moose said...

I like Pita the love bird. That would be such a lovely addition to a nursery!

Christine said...

Pippa Bird - love the painting style.

yyeres said...

i like the RainbowBird, thanks!

Jennifer O. said...

I like the "Good Luck Bird." All the bird prints are great, but I think everyone needs a little extra luck.
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=12461956

Sarah Z said...

Wow - I love this stuff, especially the Rainbow bird!!

believedreamcourage (at) gmail.com

the4moyers said...

I love Pippa Bird! It's so cute! What a great shop! Great giveaway! Thanks for offering this!
~Tanya
the4moyers(at)msn(dot)com

dolls123 said...

I like the Gift bag - blue/beige

luckydolls123[at]verizon[dot]net

Bethany said...

The crocheted gift bags are soooooooo cute! So much talent!!
BTate01@gmail.com

Becca Ann said...

the Pink bag with beads is really cute.
xxbeccaannxx@gmail.com

ashley said...

I think Pita the love bird is so cute. That is my faavorite.

Andrea said...

Oooh I love the birds in love. LOVE IT, LOVE IT! What great stuff. I love these etsy stores i find so many thigns like Love.

Andrea said...

I have your button on my sidebar. Thanks.

bison61 said...

I like the Snapdragon girl print

tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

paula h said...

Pippa Bird is my favorite.

Meredith said...

The Dutch Little Doll Lillia is very unique and has a sweet face.

Jackie B. said...

My fave item is Pita the love bird.

taterjack(at)embarqmail(dot)com

Suzanne said...

Birds in Love

Tracy said...

LieveBloemBeestje because when I was little I thought Lady Bugs were magical!

Beadiful Things said...

I like LieveBloemBeestje best. I grew up in the Netherlands myself (in Wassenaar)!

jnmacdonald said...

I like Pippa bird. Beautiful artwork.

woolies said...

LieveMuurBeestje is my favorite. I hearted her shop long ago - love her work.
I will put your button on my blog, for a second entry.
thank you!

idahomom said...

I love the sister painting. Thanks for the chance.

stephanie said...

I love her little shop. Great little beauties. I want one for my cousin's soon-to-be little lady. :) I especially like LieveMuurBeestje. Just so adorable.

I will be blogging about your contest tomorrow in my Win In Wednesday post and will be placing a link to your site on my sidebar. :)

Ali said...

These are beautiful, I like the bags but I Love the paintings. My favorite is "the sweet forget- me-nots"
www.littlebitsofbliss.blogspot.com

monica said...

i really like the tika bird gives her love print

Reeva said...

What awesome items! I like the crocheted bags -- how different! I never would've thought of something like that. Great talent!

Jess said...

I like tika bird gives her love! So precious!

Sara G said...

How beautiful! I love the sisters painting. I've been looking for something similar to put up in my twin girls bedroom. And the flower power bird is so cute! Thanks for the chance to win lucky bird! germandarius@gmail.com

Charlotte said...

My favorite is Snapdragon Girl.

charlotte.evard@comcast.net

Beesflower said...

I love the Tika Bird Giving Her Love. So cute!!!
~Beesflower from Cafemom

Kristinia - Loving Heart Mommy

said...

The "See How Much I love you" is simple amazing!

Kristinia - Loving Heart Mommy

said...

We blogged: http://kristiniac.blogspot.com/2008/07/tuesdays-cool-contests.html

Kristinia - Loving Heart Mommy

said...

We also placed your icon on our sidebar!

phillipsonlygirl (at) gmail (dot) com

Wendy said...

The Pippa Bird Print is so sweet. I'd love any of the bird prints because we call my ten month old the "baby bird!"
babiesgotthaveit(at)gmail(dot)com

Amy said...

pippa bird is my favorite. i looove the giveaway one too, and the see how much i love you painting too! so adorable!!!

Mariana said...

I like the butterfly gift bag. It would be a perfect purse for my daughter! blackestmoss at gmail dot com

Lorry said...

The Rainbow Bird is beautiful

wizzythang16@sbcglobal.net

Kathy (at) cats4me@frontiernet.net said...

I really like everything in trudette's shop. The Sweet Forget Me Not picture has to be the cutest thing, and would look nice in my granddaughter's room.

mich0825 said...

I liked the Having a walk with Baby and Snapdragon girl prints the best- they made me smile :)

autumnbride7 said...

I love the Birds in Love- it's simply darling!!

bndraldy said...

The Crocheted gift bags really caught my eye! Thanks for the opportunity to participate in this contest.

Stephen A said...

Wings of Love are great!

Brooke said...

The Rainbow bird is really lovely.

Ann said...

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=12271365

I love the one I posted a link to above, "Having a Walk With Baby" TOO CUTE!!!!

Oh, and Trudette lives in Maastricht? I LOVE Maastrict. Such a great city.

abelle@travelturtle.net

purango said...

I like Rosie the little bridesmaid painting. garrettsambo@aol.com

klp1965 said...

love the crochet gist bags how cute :)

NesieBird said...

I love the Snapdragon Girl. It's quite lovely.

katybug said...

I love the GoodLuckBird with the heart tail :)

Sandy M said...

Great shop! I like the Pippa Bird print.

Trish said...

love the rainbow bird

rangrace said...

The pink bag with beads. TY!

Traci said...

I love the Rainbow Bird

idahodad7 said...

I like Birds in Love.

Anonymous said...

Wings of Love

theyyyguy@yahoo.com

Sue Farrell said...

I like Pita the love bird the best.

farrell@crosslake.net

Kara said...

What wonderful items! They all made me smile. My favorite is Pientje the Dutch Doll. I want to hug her!
www.kccpets.com click on contact

Anonymous said...

I like 'Tika Bird gives her love' the best. Actually I like the giveaway the best, but that doesn't count so...

Stephanie-
twostellas@yahoo.com

Starshine3 said...

Beautiful, beautiful art :) I especially like Diptych-Little girl in a flower field.

agsweeps said...

My favorite item is the Dutch Doll - Lillia. She is really cute. It would be a great gift for my niece.

Anonymous said...

Love the Wings of Love; I'm a child of the sixties; many thanks SW

Heather said...

I love RainbowBird. Eye-catching!

girlof80s said...

I really like the RainbowBird. It is absolutely gorgeous. I also really like the GoodLuckBird. This is a great giveaway and I really hope I win. I absolutely love the prize being given away. Thanks.
girlof80s@aol.com

donna444444 said...

I like the Butterfly Bag.
donna444444@yahoo.com

Swtlilchick said...

I love the Snapdragon Girl Print.
All her work is beautiful.Please
enter me and thanks for the giveaway.I have no blog.

CharlieGurl57@aol.com

C.L. Morin said...

My favourite is the Birds in Love.

Tanya B said...

I like Wings of Love.

shinyrobot@hotmail.com

lilyk said...

I love Pippa Bird!