One World One Heart 2011 Giveaway

If this is your first time here, WELCOME. 
So happy you took the time to stop by.
Feel free to explore my menagerie of merriment.

welcome back. I know it's been a while since we
chatted but know that you haven't been far from 
my thoughts as I have been sketching, planning 
and creating a new batch of characters for 2011. 
Oh what fun! 
And speaking of fun, click on HERE to explore 
the sites of others who have chosen to live 
this artful life and to see what Lisa, our favorite 
Whimsical Bohemian, has in store for the 5th and final 
celebration of ONE WORLD, ONE HEART.
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For my kindred spirits who share in my 
love for all things Halloween,
I'm giving away the mini Orange and Black 
Halloween/Valentine Bottle Brush Tree pictured 
at the beginning of this post. 
Leave a comment below to enter the drawing.
All FANTASTICAL FOLLOWERS will automatically 
be enter in the giveaway. I will be drawing the 
winner on the evening of February 17th.
Enjoy the journey!


Anonymous said...

I love all your work but couldn't wait to see your new Halloween Collection.

Art Studio 522 said...

Love your stuff! Hope I win!

Wendy13 said...

Halloween makes every other holiday better, I love this! :]

Cathy ~ Tadpoles and Teacups said...

What a fun blend of Halloween and Valentine's Day! Please throw my name in the giveaway hat!!

Faerie Moon Creations said...

It's fun to celebrate Halloween ANY time of year! I always enjoy my visits here and am thrilled that I actually own a few of your creations.
Feel free to visit with me, as well!
Sincerely, Theresa

Halloween Fanatic said...

Hi Melissa,
I would love to be entered!
Robert~Halloween Fanatic

Michele Lynch Art said...

I'm a follower but I still had to comment on how much I love this tree! Gorgeous! What a wonderful givaway! LOVE it!! Michele

jenclair said...

Love the black hearts! Fingers crossed!

jenclair said...

Love the black hearts!

Sylvia Smiser said...

OH I love your Halloween tree Melissa!!! You and I are definately kindred spirits in our love for Halloween! I hope the stars align for me to win your wonderful creation!
Thank you for such a wonderful giveaway!
(((Halloween Hugs)))

Erika said...

You are incredibly talented and I look forward to your newest collection!

If you get a moment please visit as I am also participating:

Micki Wilde said...

A wonderful prize, I would love to win this giveaway :)

Fingers crossed

Micki x
owoh #207

Terri Kahrs said...

Ohhhhh . . . . your little tree is awesome! It would look outrageous in my little studio!!! Hopefully a magic star will be shining over me when you choose the lucky winner! Hugs, Terri

Cherry said...

Yea! So glad to be here. You have an awesome blog! Come check mine out sometime. Thanks for entering me!

Que Bella said...

Oh my, I love Halloween decor! This tree is gorgeous. Please count me in. I flew here via the OWOH event.

Shar said...

Greetings from Massachusetts! Your blog is amazing and your prize is amazing! Thanks for the chance to win.

I hope you will come and visit my OWOH post and check out my blog!

Kathleen said...

HI Melissa,

Thanks for stopping by my blog at It was great to see you there. I love your folk art, and Halloween is my family's favorite holiday. None of the stress of Chrsitmas and all of the fun of being a kid at heart. You are a creative wonder!


Karen Taylor said...

Love your blog and love your giveaway!!
I am loving making friends...come and visit me and follow me if you least stop by!


missy k said...

What a totally awesome tree!!!!!

Thank you for visiting


Susan said...

Your work is awesome! Please enter me too Susan
Come visit my blog giveaway :

Lisa Nelson's Art said...

Melissa, please throw my name in the hat for a chance to win this adorable tree! And come visit my blog for a chance to win a mermaid doll!

Lisa said...

Ah Melissa, I just love your work, anything! it's like you have the magic touch with Halloween! I know everyone will want this, but it's mine! I can feel it! Thanks for stopping by Pearl Ave.


Sandi said...

great addition to Halloween. love it

Shari Replogle said...

Hi Melissa,
Keeping fingers crossed :)))

Carapace said...

Hey! I don't need a prize, I'm just saying my "Hi"! Great to see you up and posting- hope you'll be free to blog a lot more! I love your art!

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Greetings!...So pleased to visit your lovely blog. I am a Canadian Mixed Media and Digital Artist and look forward to meeting a new friend. I hope you will visit my blog as well. or #230 on the OWOH list.

Thank you for including me in your wonderful gift draw.

Hugs, Gayle
my blog:

Lori said...

Woo hoo, super cool site! Do enter me! Lori Thanks for participating!

Joycies Jems said...

Great Blog - i would love to win the Bottle Brush tree. You have visited my blog and have been entered into my prize draw. good luck and have fun on the OWOH journey! Joyce

Donna said...

Thank you for taking the time to offer this lovely gift and thank you for the opportunity to win!

Rossylalah said...

Hi Melissa! Halloween is quite new to us here in Australia but its becoming popular. The facial expressions on your little gourds are gorgeous! It was great to see you on my blog. Thankyou for offering your stunning little tree. I'll call back often.

artbrat said...

Wow your blog is so much fun. I love decorating for Halloween and will definetly be visiting again to continue my exploration with your work!

The Altered Paper said...

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

Paper Bagley said...

Boooo! I love your pumpkins...your feel of the season is creepy...I like it...I was once a good witch...I am told I still am...I'll be in the woods of Oregon if you would like to drop by on your broom...mine is in the shop....tootsie

Michaele said...

I LOVE your bottle brush trees and just recently tried my hand at making my own- yours are gorgeous and wonderfully inspiring- and I just need to KEEP PRACTICING :)

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!



♥ Noelle ♥ said...

what a fun giveaway! i've never seen a bottle brush tree done for halloween, but i like it!!

come visit me at #666!

Stephanie Mealor Corder said...

What a fun collection of work you create- I LOVE Halloween so please count me in!

Her Art Nest said...

Couldn't stop from dropping by. Your blog is the best. Would love to be included in your very sweet giveaway. Have fun during the OWOH event! Take care, Nan

Tumbleweed Trails said...

I could spend hours looking at everything pictured on your blog. 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

cheekyradish said...

Love Halloween and your blog!!! What a fun, giveaway. Please enter my name in the drawing, and if you are out and about in blogland, stop by #521 and meet me.

Oakleaf Hollow Primitives said...

I'm a fan of your wonderful Halloween creations! Happy to see you here for OWOH. :) Stop by my blog anytime.
Thanks a bunch!

vintagepaletteart said...

Hi Melissa.....(where have you been girlfriend?) Miss ya....and love this little creation! Please put my name in the hat. Ü

Hugs, Lori

Hoopie said...

Hi Melissa,

One World One Heart Blog Hop is lots of fun, it is a pleasure to visit the blogs of so many wonderful artists.

please put me in your drawing, and then, Please stop by my blog .

Hoopie OWOH 2011

Jingle said...

Black hearts on a bottle brush tree...does it GET any better than that? I SO love this! Great giveaway! jinglesells at gmail dot com #357

Anonymous said...

I enjoyed visiting your site. Halloween has always been a favorite holiday of mine too.

Cheryl said...

Greetings from Fresno, California :-)
Please enter me in your drawing for your lovely give-away gift.
~Cheryl over @ Artsy Fartsy

Rebecca E. Parsons/Cre8Tiva said...

how fun...i love trees!!! ...thanks for visitng Cre8tive Compass Magazine, please return often...great blog and oh so generous...glad to connect


Mila said...

Hi Melissa & thank you so much for stopping by on my blog :)
I'm already your follower as I LOVE all your creations!
I can't wait to see your newest!
Pls count me in :)
Thank you for the chance to win!
Hugs from Tuscany, Italy
Mila :)

#58 on Magic Carpet

Belinda said...

Hi Im Belinda Nice to meet you .Love your Blog!!
Please visit mine.My door prize is a OOAK polymer bunting baby
hugs Belinda

Nanbon44 said...

So very nice to meet you, I love visiting all these wonderful blogs and seeing what everyone is working on, there are so many talented people here..

Please enter my name in your lovely drawing
Bonnie in Florida

Visit my blogs
# 566 and # 567

Thespa said...

Hi there! It's good to be back for a visit. I love your tree creations expecially the Halloween colors. Hope you have a wonderful time on the OWOH, I know I am. Hugs!

Vintiquities Workshop

Creep Softly Studios

artworks_studio said...

Ciao Bella! This is my first trip with OWOH and the ride has been amazing! I am so excited to meet you and to see what you create. Thank you for inviting me. if you have time please wander over to my blog and say hello.

Aimee Jeffries said...

Tickle me orange and black, I would love to have anything you create. I LOVE Halloween! Happy OWOH :)

Sylvia Smiser said...

Hi Melissa,
I know I have already entered but I did want to invite you to my blog and giveaway when you get a chance.
Thank you,
# 711

Micki said...

What a beautiful Halloween collection.

Threads of Inspiration said...

Melissa, What a fun blog you have. Thank you for the opportunity to win your great bottle brush Halloween tree!

Sam Bonney said...

Hello, nice to meet you, your halloween artwork is amazing!

Birgit said...

Hi Melissa,

Way over 1,000 followers? Wow! Yup, I am one of them now, as I love all things Halloween. Thus I am glad to see that door prize for OWOH is that little Halloween tree. :)

Greetings from Munich,

trisha too said...

What a fun blog--your creations are delightful! Happy OWOH to you, Melissa! Stop by and say hi if you get the chance--I'm flying along with you in the OWOH journey!

trishatoo at hotmail dot com

lori diane said...

so glad to have found you! i'd love to win your bottle brush are so talented! visit me #49 lori diane

Sandi M said...

What amazing halloween art that you have made and showcased on your blog. What great talent. I love the little wagon!

Monica said...

Thank you for your generous giveaway. Your work is amazing! I loved visiting you last year and I'm glad to see you here again this year.
Don't forget to visit me too!

OWOH #340

Lynn Stevens said...

I've always Loved your art, count me in!!!

Antonella said...

Ciao Melissa! I am so happy to meet you today on the wings of OWOH! Thanks for a chance to win your wonderful giveaway - makes me want Halloween to hurry up and get here - lol!! Glad to meet you as I take my slow journey around the world...
Hugs, ♥ ♥ ♥ Antonella ♥ ♥ ♥
wing stop #153, snowy New Jersey
Please stop by #153 for a chance to win my giveaway!

cottageprims said...

Halloween is so fun! My favorite holiday too.Count me in on the lovely giveaway.If I should be the lucky winner just email me through my blog.Warm Blessings!~Amy

PEA said...

Hi Melissa, so lovely to meet you! Please add my name for your giveaway, I would so love to win your delightful bottle bush tree:-)

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

Hugs, PEA from Canada xox

mitz said...

,,,** spook-tacular** give-a-way
thanks for the opportunity

JoAnne said...

Hi Melissa,
I was so excited when I saw you on the list!! Love your stuff-always have, always will. And that fabulous bottle brush tree is no exception.
Happy OWOH!

Megan Chamberlain said...

Love your blog and your artwork. Halloween is my favourite holiday and your pumpkins are amazing, just everything is actually. Of course I adore the ravens as well.

Pin-Feathers said...

It's yummy! I love it :)

just me said...

well already follow so sounds like already in the pot!! love your work so much!

Keisha said...

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

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(¸.•´ (¸.•´Keisha

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

How fabulous! I love everything you sister thinks she loves it more! Thanks! Visit me soon, too! ♥ I'm # 389 ! ♥

Donna said...

Thank you for for offering this beautiful gift and thank you for the chance to win. Your hard work really shows!

Debra said...

Wow what a lovely giveaway! Please add me to the list !Thank you for the opportunity to win!

LOVE LOVE LOVE the Blog!!!

Peach Street said...

I was SO glad to see you on the OWOH tour!! Keeping my fingers AND my toes crossed.

OWOH #378


Sweet! Love your artful mind! The one with the squeeze box tickled me. Thanks for offering the tree as a prize, too cool! Halloween is my favorite time of year. Wanda in Ohio #220
needlewings (at) mac (dot) com

Danielle said...

Never too early to get started on Halloween!
binafan at hotmail dot com

Kim Dellow said...

Fabulous blog! Love it. So nice to see you and your blog on my journey around OWOH 2011. Enjoy the rest of OWOH. Kim (No. 724)

mary helen said...

I so love following your blog and all of your work! This OWOH adventure is so much fun, I'm sorry this will be the last year. Please do me the kindness of adding me to your drawing for the wonderful little tree and can't wait to see what other delights you have in store. ~mary helen

please do stop by my blogs if you have a moment.

Sam said...

You really know how to make Halloween fun! Thanks for the visit.

Pattee said...

Oh Melissa I would love a chance to win your tree!!!! I'm glad I'm working my way down the list on OWOH and found your giveaway!

: )Pattee

Caroline said...

Always love your creations! Please enter me--thanks :) OWOH #318

SLucy said...

Nice Giveaway~Hello from Ontario Canada. Please count me in for your giveaway.

Please visit my OHOW giveaway:

Sassy Marsha said...

OMG, I just love your creations!!! I am now a follower!!!

I am so loving OWOH, I am finding so many amazing blogs!!!

Swing on by when you have a moment!


s hyler said...

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

Dianne said...

Halloween is lots of fun to celebrate-love your tree!
Please add my name to your draw and come over to my blog-#348 and enter my draw if you wish! Thanks and Good Luck!

Gale Varland said...

Hello from Oregon! Thanks for inviting me to peek around your blog and enter your giveaway. Your tree is to cute. Would love to see it IRL! Thanks for the chance to win.
I would love it if you could find time to come to my blog and enter for my door prize also.
:) Gale

Electra said...

Hello from Canada, Melissa. I've come to your blog before and loved it! I love your sense of whimsy with an edge, if that makes sense.
I would love to have you stop by and visit, if you haven't already- Thanks for the opportunity to win!

JBlanton said...

Hello from western North Carolina
You have an awesome blog and giveaway- I am having so much fun checking out all the OWOH participant's blogs.

Linda said...

I love Halloween too. My daughter was born on the that great day. Love all your work and I think that your are an amazing talant. Keep up the good work. I would love to enter.

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

You have a very FUN blog. I really enjoyed the visit. I about fell over when I saw that bottle brush tree. It was love at first sight. 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.

scrapfancy said...

I just found your site and have fallen in love with your wonderful designs.

Beckie Holso said...

Isn’t this fun? I just love OWOH! Thank you for participating… please count me in for your terrific giveaway. If you get a chance, I hope you’ll visit me too (if you haven’t already).

Beckie =)
artbeckons at hotmail dot com
San Diego, California, USA

OWOH #119
OWOH #132

Lauren said...

Hello! I'm so glad I found One World One Heart and was able to visit your blog! I'm pretty new to the blogging world and I love seeing the different ways of blogging. I hope you will check out my blog and maybe find something useful there. I'd love to be entered for your door prize, thanks for adding my name to the list!

Teri said...

How very lovely your giveaway is! It is so unique!You have fantastic giveaways! I love your blog.
Please stop by my blog at
Please include me in your giveaway.

Lezlei Ann Young said...

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Leslie H. said...

Hi from Colorado, love this OWOH meet and greet. Your work is so cool. I need to try some Halloween projects. Come for a visit sometime. Leslie

Digital Misfit said...

I adore your Halloween art pieces, Melissa! That bottle brush tree is wonderful!
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

Leslie said...

I love your little halloween adorable! Thanks for the chnce to win.

Melina said...

I just happened upon your blog and it is FANTASTIC!!! I look forward to seeing more creations!!

Gail's Card Cafe' said...

Hi from Nevada! What great stuff! I love the colors in your are pieces :) Please count me in your drawing!!

Just Jenn Designz said...

Hi Melissa. Greetings from Virginia. I absolutely love your blog! Please throw my name into the hat for a chance to win your halloween ornament.

I would love for you to hop on over to my blog for a visit. I am #78 on the OWOH participant list.

kathy mc said...

I love your blog. So glad I found you. Please count me in and drop by my blog for a visit,

Sunshineshelle said...

How dastardly dark & wonderfully creepy it is here, one of the delights of stepping through the front door of a virtual haunted house and creeping in like Thelma from Scooby Doo ;) Actually here to say 'Hi' the giveaway was just the catalyst :) Soooo... pleased to meet you chilled out talented babe (I'm Shelle from Sunshine Coast Australia)! please come comment at my OWOH post too :) My talent lays elsewhere (eating leftovers LOL) Please feel free to drop in ANYTIME if your in the bloggersphere) Now let's keep enjoying this hurly burly wonderful One World One Heart EXTRAVAGANZA :)

Anonymous said...

How lovely! Of course Halloween is my favorite! I would love to win it!
Please come to my Blog to win a real crystal ball!
Be well & wish well,

Anonymous said...

I am a Halloween fan. I thought I would have more time to visit during winter but life had other plans for me.

Chelle said...

Hi, it's wonderful to meet you through this lovely event. I'd love for my name to be entered into your giveaway. Thank you in advance and have a wonderful day. :-) I'm off now to look at more of your blog!


stampgram said...

Hello from Cody, Wyoming, USA. I enjoyed visiting your blog and getting to know a bit about you. I love Halloween too. Your stuff is awesome! Thanks for participating in OWOH - isn't this fun!
Please enter me in your drawing.
( stampgram AT yahoo DOT com )
If you haven't done so yet, please stop by and enter these giveaways too.
# 385
# 132

Wienermaedl said...

I love your blog it´s so beautiful work. Please count me in.
Greetings from Vienna in Austria

Barbara Olivo Cagle said...

Hi Melissa, I would love to win your beautifully handcrafted Halloween art 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.

Wanda AKA "Craftymule" said...

Hello, Melissa!!! Isn't this awesome? I mean, I know I see you on FB and I love your artwork (which is amazing) but I am loving meeting so many cool people. Please enter me in your fantastic giveaway and be sure to enter mine, too (if you haven't already.) #215 on the list.

Warmest Regards,

Wanda Eash
Two Crafty Mules

Beadwright said...

Hello Melissa your blog is awesome!!! I have really enjoyed my time here.

Emily R. said...

OMG! Your blog is amazing. I love Halloween :)

Sue Young said...

Halloween is my favorite holiday!LOVE your blog!Thanksfor the chance to win the tree too!Sue

martha brown said...

I love your bottle brush tress! I'm a follower of your blog -- I love your work! Please enter me into your draw-- thank you so much!
~martha (#384)
(from Toronto :)

Esme said...

what a great giveaway

thank you

chocolate and croissants at yahoo . com

Laume said...

Is there still a chance to enter the giveaway? Halloween - SQUEEEEEE!

Carmen said...

Oh I so need to come back and investigate your blog further :D

If I'm not to late I'd love to enter your giveaway - I’m still flying around the list – did I sneak in under the wire?

Please feel free to drop by my OWOH post too - it’s open till 5pm UK time today :)

OWOH #365

Ms Bingles Vintage Christmas said...

Oh, I love your trees!
Thank you for sharing!

Hela said...

This is fabulous!

Patricia said...

you have the best stuff for Halloween

sewa mobil said...

Very nice, thanks.

Susann Akers said...

I have never come across this blog before and I can't understand why ! I am so inspired by this. My favourite are little the bald angels and the little people in the cart behind bars - they look so cute and yet there is something a little bit........ if you ever want to drop by and share a thought I am at

Sherry's Cabin said...

Ooo, hope I win!! I've just started trying to move from art as playtime to art as a business. I've just started a give-away at . Drop by if you've got a minute! God Bless.

Joyce said...

wow, so glad I found your blog, wonderful art. I love holloween.

karen brown said...

Oh, that tree is lovely.Pick me, pleeeaaase!! Cheers, Karen

Coleen said...

Hi, I'm following you now. Hope you'll follow back as that is how I remember who to go back and visit, my followers. Thanks, Coleen in Ukraine

Primitive Seasons said...

What a nice prize! Love your work. Found you through Pinterest. Halloween is so much fun!


Melissa (Books and Things) said...

This is so cute. Glad I found this blog!