Saturday, January 26, 2013

A Valentine button giveaway

Thank you to wonderful Gerry, who is a Floozie and blogs over at Olderrose, for providing this beautiful hand painted button as a gift for one of you!
It's a beautiful original painting done by Gerry.
She painted it on a 1-3/8" plastic button
(although it looks like pearl, doesn't it?)
Simply wonderful, and I can't thank Gerry enough for giving it to one of you!
Be sure to visit Gerry's blog and read how she paints them on her tutorial.
Or, visit to see some of her spectacular crazy quilted art.
If you can't wait to win this button, you can always buy one or 12 in her Etsy shop!
Here's how to get a chance at this button:
  • Leave a comment on this post ONLY and that is your entry!
  • The winner will be chosen via a random number generator on February 7, 2013
  • Please be sure that your comment links back to your email address, either on your Blogger profile or an email address that is easy to find on your blog.  If it doesn't, you must leave your email address in your comment so that we can contact you if you win!
  • The winner will be announced on this blog on February 7, 2013 and we will also contact the winner via email; if we don't hear back within 48 hours of contacting the winner, an alternate winner will be chosen!

39 comments:

Createology said...

Lovely! Gerry's hand painting is so tiny and special. Thank you for sharing this treasure. Creative Hearts are Happy Hearts...

Gill said...

Wow! this is stunning! Gerry is so talented!

Usha Murugesu said...

What a lovely button! Thanks for the giveaway

Usha
usharaneem@yahoo.com

Becs said...

What a beautiful button! Thanks Gerry for sharing with us . Please enter me. Becs

andrea creates said...

oh wow! it's beautiful~amazing detail :)

Di Lewis said...

Goodmorning! Thank you for stopping by. I think your button ideas are adorable! You are so creative! I am following you too.Dianna

DeeDee said...

I follow you both and wanted to say.. Hey I love your creations your work is something I cannot do.. so its is a treasure to me... my birthday is coming up...lol... thanks so much..

Linda said...

Thanks for the giveaway Laurie!
I work Tuesday-Saturday so Monday's are my day to do things- you should meet me and my friend Janet (we have been friends for 40 yrs) for lunch on a Monday. We try to go once a month- I also love buttons- I have my Great Grandmother Nonies button tin. I will email you when we go next time to see if you can join us-
Linda

Mary Helen-Art Saves Lives said...

In my thrift shop journeys I have found several hand painted mother of pearl .... sweet delicacies known as buttons. I am thinking of ways to use them on another scarf this year to celebrate Love. Have a beautiful weekend. Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

Dagmar said...

Hi Laurie,
Thanks for coming over to my blog, I have been to yours before and it is amazing..always wonderful to meet more creative women.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Warm hugs,
Dagmar

Lesa said...

Oh, yes, please, do enter me into the drawing for that incredible button! Such detail and charm! Thanks for giving us a peek at Gerry's talent even if we all can't win one.

Cindy Is Crafty said...

What a lovely piece of artwork! I love the tiny blue fowers! So pretty!

Idell Mulhern said...

Charming button - Gerry, incredible detail that is so small. I love it.

Curtains in My Tree said...


I can't imagine having the talent to paint such a small button

It's so pretty

Michele's Treasures, Teacups, and Tumbling Rose Cottage said...

What a delight! I LOVE Gerry's work and just drool over her things. Thank you for offering this. ; )
~Michele

Deborah said...

Such an enchanting work of art. Thanks Gerry for giving me the opportunity to win it.

littlelixie said...

Fingers crossed!

Wilma said...

What a beautiful button!

Cathy said...

Not only does Gerry paint beautiful buttons...she does exquisite crazy quilting too.

Queen Bee's Musings said...

Love the button and her work! I have ordered many of her buttons on esty.
Love to be in the drawing.

Marlynne said...

My goodness you have a lot of followers! How did you do that? Thanks for visiting What a Beautiful Wedding Gown would be hard for me to cut it up. from Marlynne at mcreatesdaily.blogspot.com I have a second blog you might be interested in it is preciouscottage.blogspot.com

hula-la said...

I'm loving it! I have a passion for buttons!

pippirose said...

The button is exquisite! Wow, that takes patience--and good eyes!
I love your blog, and am looking forward to reading more of it. Love the phrase Button Floozies!
:o)
Rose
pippirose59 at gmail dot com

primecath said...

I would love to win the button, it is beautiful.
Catherine
primecath@yahoo.ca

paulaexuk said...

So tiny and so delicate, I would love this fort collection

Susan Barclay said...

Love the button, Laurie, and thanks for stopping by my blog! My e-mail addy is writeon(dot)sue(at)gmail(dot)com

Patty said...

What a beautiful button and giveaway. Such a special treat!

Di said...

Oh yes I want to be entered!! Thanks so much Di@ Cottage-wishes

Charlene said...

WOW! That's tiny & amazing!!!

Are you staying warm? We've had some cool temps but, I fear spring is right around the corner. There will be 6 of us at Round Top... wish you & Karla were coming down too. Hope to have lunch with Lisa sometime this week. We just put a contract on a new house so I better lunch while I can........
HUGS!
Charlene

Patti said...

Such a beautiful button!

Mary Helen-Art Saves Lives said...

I think you are just the most encouraging and supportive button enthusiast for all of us out here in button land! :0)! Peace, Mary HELEN Fernandez Stewart

Sue Marrazzo said...

I would LOVE to add this to my Button Collection!!!!!

Winkel's Crazy Ideas said...

It's beautiful! Pam :-)

Sandy said...

I have to have to have to comment on your gorgeous button Gerry. And may I say, your crazy quilts are absolutely Fabulous. So very very beautiful. Thx for the chance to maybe win your beautiful painted button. Hugs, Sandy

hueisei said...

It's beautiful. I love to win

Peggy Jones said...

Oh Laurie I have been such a bad follower but I would love that button. I am doing some ATC cards now with buttons. I forget to take a picture before I send my things away. I am going over to Gerry's blog now. I see the fb posting.
QMM

Butter Beans and Roses said...

What a beautiful work of art. I would love to win this button!!

Anonymous said...

Gerry I love your art work. It is amazing what people can do with buttons. I'm hooked on buttons.

Cheryl

Anonymous said...

Gerry, what a wonderful artist you
are. The button is wonderful and I
would be honored to win it. Ihave also seen your crazy quilt renderings(Beautiful). I love
crazy quilts. If I should win I
know just where that button would go. Thank you,
Maggie, argie927@aol.com
Feb.6th 2013

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