Thursday, May 6, 2010

A Giveaway!!

Donna at Funky Junk Interiors is hosting a giveaway in honor of reaching 2000 followers!

(She has 2000 followers! - can you imagine?)



She was sweet and asked me to sponsor a giveaway.

Since I am all about spring and summer and flowers, right now,
I painted these buckets of zinnias.......




This acrylic painting measures 12"x12" on acrylic paper - ready to be framed.

This painting is bright and cheerful - even if my photos of it are not.I will ship this painting flat - not rolled up.

Don't let the "unframed" part scare you - Ikea, Hobby Lobby, and Michaels sell ready-made-frames that can hold a 12"x12" picture - if you can't find a frame with a mat that has a 12"x12" hole -just ask the frame department at Hobby Lobby or Michaels to cut you a mat with a 30cm x 30cm opening for the frame you purchase. They will charge you less than $4 for the new mat with the correct size opening, and you can just slip it into your frame. Also - Hobby Lobby and Michaels often have frame sales (some weeks you can print a Hobby Lobby coupon from here to get your purchase discounted and some weeks Michaels has coupons available in their Sunday paper flyer).

One other thing re: frames - You can also find "opened-back frames" in Michaels and Hobby Lobby, but that is NOT what you want for this painting because it needs backing, glass, etc. The ready-made frames will work perfectly.

So, If you are interested in possibly winning this painting, visit Funky Junk Interiors here for Friday's giveaway!



Now - let me tell you about my inspiration for this painting.
I am really into zinnias, right now (just planted my seeds last week!) And I saw this beautiful photo in Country Living......


This picture of zinnia buckets is from a new book entitled Southern Bouquets. (I am thinking I need to purchase this book for more inspiration!) My painting is not identical to the photo in the magazine article, but I used it as a 'starting point.'

For additional inspiration, visit The Inspired Room

and don't forget to visit Funky Junk Interiors to sign up for the giveaway!



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8 comments:

Jennifer @ A Fine Romance said...

Oooooooh yay! I'd love to have a piece of your art - I'm gonna go sign up right now! :)

Farmgirl Paints said...

Oh I would LOVE to win! I'm heading over right now:)

Red Door Home said...

How exciting. I will certainly enter.

Eleanor Joyce said...

I LOVE your work--heading over the enter the drawing! Thanks.

Gracefully Vintage said...

I Love that- that painting is adorable- i like those bright colors-and so bright- and cheerful- Just LOVE it-what an amzing artists you are- I will have to go chk out you etsy as well.
Karryann- WOuld lOve to Follow You..

Rene @ cottage and vine said...

I love everything you do Trish! I'm going to go enter at Donna's.

Patti said...

I luv your art, signing up NOW!

Christine ~ JAZ Creations said...

I Love your paintings Trish! Especially the hydrangeas!

 
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