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Janet
12-06-2011, 07:32 PM
Last year I did a draw for a few cards left in my gallery. This year I have posted 10 cards to my gallery, they are marked 'hold for draw'.

This is in memory of my dad, he passed 10 years ago on December 23rd, also his birthday.


So, if you fancy a card please post here and your name will go in the hat :)

lilbad
12-06-2011, 07:36 PM
I love your trees and your cottage....and I will gladly do a swap for them! What a sweet idea you have!

Chronata
12-06-2011, 07:44 PM
I am posting for the draw...I really like so many of them! Into the Woods and Goldfish are especially wonderful...but I would like any!

This is a very sweet idea...and a nice way to remember and honor your Dad!

Janet
12-06-2011, 07:49 PM
oh, thanks for joining in. I worry that no one will want them :)

miss
12-06-2011, 08:40 PM
Ooh what fun! I love your cityscape, and all the landscapes :)

Nancy
12-06-2011, 08:47 PM
I want to join in also....Your work is totally amazing! It took me about 10 minutes to pick a favorite but I think the white trees are my favorite. They evoke memories of beautiful winters before I moved to the coast 30 years ago.

Ibus
12-06-2011, 08:48 PM
They're gorgeous! What a lovely and generous idea.

Ibus
12-06-2011, 08:53 PM
I didn't try to pick a favourite, so went back to have another look. Closest I can get, is the row that starts with Lovers Lane and ends with Goldfish. If I'm lucky enough to be drawn, I'll be happy with whichever one I get.

Jean
12-06-2011, 10:01 PM
If I post a bunch of times, can I get a bunch of cards?? LOL ;)
I love the sunset silhouette and the woman shopper...and all the others but those are my faves.

What a lovely way to honor your dad. I seem always to be putting in a lone bird or a lone leaf or a single something or other into my cards for my dad. It will be two years Dec. 28 for me, I will be thinking of you Dec. 23, Janet...

Art101
12-07-2011, 04:05 AM
I would be thrilled to win any of those beautiful cards, if you are doing a "list", I think that Sunset silhouette and Lonely cottage are particularly great.

Your idea of doing a memory series is such a lovely way to honor your dad. :)

Hazartist1
12-07-2011, 08:59 AM
Your cards are simply wonderful! I would be honored to have one in my collection! Thank you for doing this.

thatgeekyartgirl
12-07-2011, 11:26 AM
What a great idea! Id love to try my luck

cdraz/ceedee
12-07-2011, 06:52 PM
Put my name in please.......My Dad's birthday was December 21st......miss him.
My avatar is his picture.

mrubyjean
12-08-2011, 12:04 AM
All your cards are beautiful, Janet! I especially like White Trees but would be thrilled to have any one of them. Please put me in the draw...what a generous and thoughtful idea!

I also lost my dad this time of year and burn an annual memorial candle in his honor.

Janet
12-08-2011, 09:48 AM
Thank you all for joining in. We have to focus on our happy memories of course, but it's a hard time of year for so many.

Joss
12-08-2011, 09:49 AM
I would love to be in your draw please,and think of my Daddy often too- he has been gone 30 years now. Sigh.

WeAre138
12-08-2011, 10:03 AM
That's an awesome tribute, your art is great. Please could you add me to the draw?

Norabear
12-08-2011, 10:33 AM
Oh me! Pick me! My favorite is also Goldfish. Though Lover's Lane and Autumnal are also lovely.

tomsmama
12-08-2011, 07:53 PM
Would love to be in the draw and what an awesome tribute to your Dad. Must have been a very special person.

Idolores
12-09-2011, 04:44 PM
Your work is amazing! Can I be put in the hat?!

Charlie Brown
12-09-2011, 08:43 PM
I would love to be included in this again.

Janet
12-12-2011, 07:25 PM
All in :) still time to get on the list.

xstitcher
12-14-2011, 07:30 PM
I would love to get in on this in memory of your dad!

Thank you for doing this.

lodiprincess
12-14-2011, 08:17 PM
How generous of you! I would be honored to receive a card in memory of your Dad......(.as would any one of our ATC memebers)..........:)

May every joy be yours this Christmas and throughout the year.....

ferretgirl
12-14-2011, 10:04 PM
Janet, I'd like to be in the draw, too. Your ATCs are wonderful & what an awesome way to remember your dad. The holidays are always a rough time to lose someone.

nancyjb
12-14-2011, 11:22 PM
That is a very nice thing to do!
My faves are City on the River and Spent Up but I would be happy with any of them!

Just Ducky
12-15-2011, 12:46 AM
Please add my name to your memory draw... beautiful way to honor your dad..

BekahStargazing
12-15-2011, 12:51 AM
I will stick my name in the hat. Your cards are lovely!

Deedles
12-15-2011, 03:15 AM
I lost a daughter around the holidays on my sons birthday. I know how difficult it can be. I especially love your White Trees card. Beautiful cards in memory of your father.

marilou
12-15-2011, 04:16 AM
It would be am honor to be in your memory draw, may I?

sueatbwp
12-15-2011, 11:25 AM
Please add my name as well....your work is beautiful.

Janet
12-15-2011, 12:18 PM
Thank you for kind comments. All welcome :)

arlie707
12-15-2011, 08:42 PM
Janet this is such a lovely tribute to your Dad. I would love to be part of your draw. My favourites are sunset, autumnal and white trees; but really any card would be special.

Janet
12-15-2011, 09:16 PM
Now this thread has been moved from 'Lounge' to 'Trades', I should make it clear that there is no trade involved at all.

Nothing is expected from anyone taking part. When I draw the names I will post to the thread and get addresses. Cards will be posted after Christmas, to avoid the usual hold ups.

No itrader required. A pm would be nice to say 'received'. If any cards aren't received, I will make sure another one gets to you. :)

kittythf
12-15-2011, 10:50 PM
they are all so beautiful... Put me in.. I hope to win something one day...lol

debs913
12-17-2011, 10:49 AM
Your cards are lovely, please include me.

crafty
12-17-2011, 01:51 PM
can I please and thoughts are with you
hugs
joan in italy

Janet
12-21-2011, 09:34 AM
Anyone else??

mellyr
12-21-2011, 09:07 PM
Could I please be included

ReverieJJ
12-21-2011, 09:16 PM
May I be added too? Your art is wonderful.
Thanks

Hazartist1
12-21-2011, 09:25 PM
Am I too late?

Janet
12-21-2011, 09:28 PM
Am I too late?

No, you're in. Will be drawing it tomorrow :)

Aime
12-21-2011, 09:51 PM
Please add me too. What a wonderful tribute to your Dad.

Janet
12-22-2011, 04:13 PM
Drawn a few hours earlier than I expected. I'm feeling a bit rough with cold and sore throat so I may be in bed early tonight.

These are the names that came out

tit for tat
Nancy
tomsmama
crafty
Joss
suetbwp
ReverieJJ
Bekahstargazing
xstitcher
Just Ducky

Please pm your address so I can mail these after Christmas.

Thanks to everyone who played, hope you all have a wonderful, happy holiday :)

thatgeekyartgirl
12-22-2011, 05:36 PM
Yay congrats to the winners

Hazartist1
12-22-2011, 06:53 PM
Congrats to the winners! Cudos to Janet for sharing her art!

Charlie Brown
12-22-2011, 08:18 PM
Congrats!!

marilou
12-23-2011, 06:38 AM
Congratulations, a wonderful Christmas present!
Take care Janet, and Pieceful Holidays.

Jean
12-23-2011, 02:26 PM
Congratulations to the winners, and kudos and rep to generous benefactor Janet! A million blessings to you!

Art101
12-25-2011, 06:11 AM
Lucky winners!

Merry Christmas to all!

WeAre138
12-26-2011, 10:52 AM
Congratulations :)

Just Ducky
12-27-2011, 02:17 PM
just heard, Ducky is a winner what a beautiful susprise... ducks so happy as I know the other 9 gals are.... and I was #10 man that was close...
thank you Janet...

tomsmama
01-04-2012, 11:44 AM
Janet - Thank you so much for the gorgeous card! My son practically ripped it out of my hand to get a better look at it. And both sides were equally stunning, I do good to get one side looking the way I want!

xstitcher
01-05-2012, 11:50 AM
Janet, my beautiful card arrived!

Thank you so much! I can't wait for my daughter and hubby to get home tonight so I can show it to them.

ReverieJJ
01-07-2012, 07:43 PM
Janet,
Today I received the beautiful card that you chose for me. It's wonderful thank you.