Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Huge! HUGE!! Giveaway!!!

"Childhood Memories"


Ok, since this is the season of giving, I am ending the year with a huge, HUGE give-away.  To one lucky winner, I will paint an 8 X 10 portrait of a cherished home or building.  This is a $350.00 value!!  The painting will be done from photos that you supply to me.  A second winner will win a five pack of my photo greeting cards featuring my art. 

Follow the directions on the Rafflecopter Entry Form below. 

Don't want to wait to see if you win?  Commission a portrait of your favorite home or building today.  It makes a great gift!  Contact me using the link at the right for more information.

Good Luck!!


a Rafflecopter giveaway

173 comments:

  1. This is such a great idea, Karla! And I love the painting featured. Very cool!

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  2. I would love a painting of a house in the woods or country

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  3. wow what a great idea. ID LOVE A PAINTING OF THE BASILLICA OF SAINT PAUL IN DAYTONA BEACH

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  4. I'd have to think hard about this, but probably a building from my hometown.

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  5. I would get the house I grew up in painted! amy1self@yahoo(dot)com

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  6. The house my grandmother, my mother, and I all lived in.

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  7. A "castle" hotel my family stayed at in Venezuela on one of our family vacations.

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  8. Brigham youngs winter home or a LDS Temple would be nice

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  9. My in-law's house. It's been in the family for over 100 years!

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  10. An LDS temple or the home I grew up in that my parents are now selling.

    Thanks!

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  11. There is a house at Johnson's Farm along the Blue Ridge Parkway. I think that would be a great painting.

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  12. I would love a picture of my parents house. It's the house I grew up and they have been at the same house for over 30 years.

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  13. my own house..

    ltlbit1@hotmail dot com

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  14. For some reason the rafflecopter isnt working for me :(

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  15. a temple painting of either Salt Lake City, or Timpanogos

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  16. I would love to have a painting of the house I grew up in. My parents still live there and I could see them adoring the painting.


    blumblebees at yahoo dot com

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  17. I would paint a picture of our first house.

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  18. my in laws farm. its been in the family for 4 generations

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  19. Honestly, I don't know what I would choose because I don't have a special building or anything. But I have a weakness for beautiful Victorian houses so I would probably want that :)

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  20. Maybe a big red barn. I really like the one pictured.

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  21. I would want a painting of the house where I mostly raised my kids that burned down. My son would love it.

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  22. I would have to think about that! Maybe a house one of my grandparents grew up in if we have a picture.

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  23. I would have him paint my family cabin which was built by my great grandfather, grandfather, and great uncles. The family has been going since then (around the 50's) a few times a year. It would be a great way to remember my family and the great times there!

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  24. My grandfathers house.

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  25. I'd get it of my current home. It's the log home we've always wanted!
    mikebelindaconnor at hotmail dot com

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  26. I would probably have you paint my house!

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  27. I would have you paint the St. Louis Arch. This would be amazing to win because that is where my fiance proposed to me on my birthday while I was 8 months pregnant.

    It was an amazing experience and I would love to hang it somewhere special.

    -Ashley Marie Morrissey
    ashummz05@yahoo.com

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  28. I lke old barns or cabins

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  29. Totally the oddball on this one, but the Haunted Mansion at Disney World!

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  30. I'd like a painting of my husband's parent's house.

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  31. If my husband didn't have a special building he'd prefer instead, I'd love to get a unique building in my hometown of Carrollton, GA painted. It's a small building on the side of Hwy 27 known as the Johnson Sweet Potato Curing and Storage House. It has an old fashioned Coca Cola mural on it, and is a fabulous, iconic building. I have fond memories of my recently deceased grandfather telling me stories of delivering sweet potatoes to it in his mule cart in the 1940s.

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  32. I would love a painting of the entrance of my favorite park. I am not sure if it can be considered a building per say but its definitely a large structure and I have spent many hours there. We are moving soon and I will miss it and the park dearly.

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  33. I would want a picture painted of the home my Grandparents lived in when I was a child. Precious are the memories. Thanks for the chance.
    :)Jeanne Bates Tennant

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  34. the house that my grandparents live in which in the house that i am currently live in, it just has so many memories:)

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  35. This is an amazing idea! I would love a painting of the house I grew up in. This kind of prize would definitely become an heirloom.

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  36. A log cabin! :)
    annalana24@gmail.com

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  37. I'd want you to paint my grandparents house. They are both gone now and deeply missed. We had a large family and lots of wonderful gatherings & memories took place there.

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  38. I would have you paint my house if I won.

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  39. I would LOVE a painting of a historical building in my hometown Plymouth, MA. Maybe my elementary school that is 102 years old that my grandmother, mother, siblings, myself and now my children have attended. Lots of family history there!!

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  40. Honestly, I am not picky at all! I love castles and older colonial homes, so really, what ever you would choose! I think its more personal that way! Thank you for the chance!! This one is lovely!
    Crystal Gibson
    mrs.gibson24@yahoo.com

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  41. I would love a picture of a church

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  42. I would have my grandma's house painted :) I spent so much time there as a kid and it would mean a lot to see it.

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  43. I'd love to have a painting of my father-in-laws homemade barn. It's a labor of love, if there ever was one and I'd hate to someday not have it documented for his posterity.

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  44. What beautiful work. Thank you for sharing and for the chance to win something so special. I would have you paint my childhood house--lived in for 30 years. Love it so much.

    Norleans Louisiana

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  45. I would love a pinting of an english farmhoouse <3

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  46. I would love a picture of my inlaws farm house for my husband.

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  47. It would be my Grandparents house. It's been in our family for over 150 years and is filled with generations of memories!

    Great giveaway!

    Samantha D
    dull2000 at cox dot net

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  48. I would love a painting of either or home or our church!

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  49. My gradparent's house if I can find a picture. It burned down awhile ago.

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  50. My yellow house with the wrap around porch and the amish farm in background.

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  51. I would chose Portland Headlight, the keepers building is gorgeous, famous tourist sight in my town!

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  52. I would love to win this. I think it is a unique prize to offer.

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  53. I think this is such a unique idea for a giveaway. I would love to win.

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  54. michelle gilliland mcafeeDecember 5, 2012 at 8:53 PM

    I would choose my home. ml_mcafee@yahoo.com

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  55. Our first home!
    D_letizia81@hotmail.com

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  56. I'd like a cottage style home painted. To remind me of a place to retire someday.

    Thank you,

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  57. I would have you do a log cabin type home. My husband loves log cabins.

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  58. Would have you do a painting of our area-so pretty

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  59. I'd choose a painting of our home. What a generous giveaway! Thanks for offering this.

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  60. I really would have to think hard. May be my dream house from dream:) if I can describe.

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  61. The house my family currently lives in because we are hetting ready to move. It's the only house my four children have ever known and it would be awesome to have a painting to remember this beautiful old place.

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  62. I would like one of Samford Hall, in Auburn, AL

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  63. my childhood stone house built in 1759

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  64. I would love a painting of riverwood mansion where I was recently married

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  65. I'm not sure what I would have you paint but maybe my grandma and grandpa's house

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  66. I'm not sure! I'd have to put a lot of thought in the choice - this type of opportunity doesn't come around all the time!

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  67. Oh, I would so love to win this for my daughter, she is a 16 yr. old aspiring artist.

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  68. I would love a painting of my PaPa's old house, I got to visit and take pictures of it in 2010!

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  69. I'd love a picture of our home. It's a blue cape cod with a creek along the side and lots of gardens. What a wonderful idea. terri.moore30@yahoo.com

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  70. I would absolutely love for you to paint a picture of my grandparent's home!! I lived in the same home for many years and made so many memories there. After both my grandparents passed away, and after my mother passed away, the state bought the house and tore it down. I would absolutely love to have a picture that would represent it in the manner in which I remember it! Thanks so much for this opportunity!

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  71. I would absolutely love for you to paint a picture of my grandparent's home!! I lived in the same home for many years and made so many memories there. After both my grandparents passed away, and after my mother passed away, the state bought the house and tore it down. I would absolutely love to have a picture that would represent it in the manner in which I remember it! Thanks so much for this opportunity!

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  72. I would love for you to paint a picture of our new home! It's a fixer upper but I know it will be beautiful when its finished! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  73. I would have you paint a picture of the farmhouse where my Mom grew up.

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  74. i would love a picture of a house on a nice beach

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  75. I would have my Grandparents home done. I grew up in that house and it holds great memories.
    Connie Gruning
    CGruning at aol (dot) com

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  76. My grandmother passed away last year. She lived alone in a beautiful victorian home where the whole family gathered for the holidays. Now that the house is sold, there is no "neutral ground' and my fathers siblings are having a tough time communicating. I miss that home and the peace it brought all of us, therefore I would like a picture to remember it.

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  77. I would like a painting of neuschwanstein castle!!

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  78. my childhood home or my Nana's house

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  79. It would be of the cabin we stayed at on our vacation. My daughter loved it!!

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  80. What a gift! I would love to have a painting of the house we live in - we've worked hard on it for years and she's home.

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  81. I would love a picture of Fisherman's Wharf in CA.

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  82. Oh such a unique giveaway! I love it, we have a house we bought, the house my husband grew up in and are currently renovated it, which the outside is done and a painting of it would be a true surprise for my husband.....
    marshwins at yahoo dot com

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  83. We lived in a very small OLD house sitting a huge pond on 25 acres which we shared with my parents and my sisters. It was like our own little community! My mom has passed and my father is selling the acreage, this would be a wonderful way to pay tribute to my mom. Thanks for giving us the giveaway.

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  84. Iwould love a picture of my childhood home. A brick ranch that my dad,grandfather and uncles built together. those members of my family are all gone now but the house holds so many special memmories

    robin goodman

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  85. I would love a painting of the oldest cathedral in the United States, The Catholic Church in St. Augustine, Florida. I used to go in there and pray for hours at a time. It worked my Dad came home. Thanks for this prize.

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  86. I would love a painting of the oldest cathedral in the United States, The Catholic Church in St. Augustine, Florida. I used to go in there and pray for hours at a time. It worked my Dad came home. Thanks for this prize.

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  87. Hi, I would love a painting of my childhood home, that was my Grandparents home until I was 14 yr. old, when my family moved in for a year or so. It was a great place to grow up.

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  88. i would have you paint the cottage along the keyhaven river in the uk where my grandma was born,,it is called the bursey cottage

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  89. This is beatuiful!!
    stephanie54@Live.com

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  90. There is a building near downtown in my city and I have always admired it!

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  91. I would love a painting of my condo on Cape Cod. It would look so peaceful and remind me of great times with friends

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  92. I'd have the house we live in now painted. It's been in my husband's family since the 1800's.

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  93. My parent's house that they are going to have to sell soon. =(

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  94. Oh wow it would be so hard to choose! Definitely not my house.:P I love the Taj Mahal..

    veganvigilante_bethechange(at)yahoo.com

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  95. The Winchester house or maybe a and easy breezy beach house

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  96. the house my dad and his mom grew up in baltimore. we sold it a few years ago, so it would be so lovely to have a painting!

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  97. I would love to have a painting of my Grandparents home - lots of good memories there over the years.

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  98. I would love a painting of my childhood home. Thank you! Erin Wall

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  99. I would love a painting of the house I grew up in

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  100. My childhood home in Sacramento CA

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  101. My childhood home in Sacramento CA

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  102. I lived in a cedar home with a big front porch in the country where both of my boys were babies. I hated to move, but circumstances dictated. I will never forget it. To have such a painting would mean so much!

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  103. I would like a picture of the family cabin on the lake!
    rjwashington2000@yahoo.com

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  104. it would have to be of my parents house where i grew up

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  105. it would have to be my parents houde where i grew up

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  106. i would love for you to paint a gothic chapel

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  107. This is such an amazing gift and giveaway! I would love to have a painting of the family home that my great grandfather built! My Mom grew up there and I have many fond memories also! I would love to give this to my Mom as a gift! The home was sold after my great aunt died, and is no longer in the family! What a blessing this would be! Thanks again for this great opportunity!

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  108. I am following you on GFC as Suzanne Deleon and I am following you via email as gmasudie61@yahoo.com

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  109. I don't know for sure what I would pick for sure but I love old buildings just don't have any favorites of ones I lived in.

    sethandtjay@yahoo.com

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  110. What an awesome giveaway! I would love a painting of a castle ruin I saw in Scotland. Hope I win!!!!

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  111. Home at Old Sturbridge Village

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  112. I am not sure, either a temple or a historical building...

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  113. I would have to think about that. Probably an old, historic home. I love the architecture from long ago. Thank You!
    Ross Olson
    rcolson@charter.net

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  114. I would have you paint the house I grew up in on the farm!

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  115. I would have you paint an Italian style home. It would look beautiful in my kitchen! Shayna0723@gmail.com

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  116. I shared on Fb.http://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=177601619048657&id=503431668&_rdr

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  117. Maybe my parents house because there are a ton of memories made there!

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  118. I would have you paint the house my father was raised in. It is still precious to our family.

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  119. I would want the house I grew up in.

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  120. Probably the house I grew up in or the new LDS Temple in Rexburg, ID

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  121. hum don't know if I posted right I would love the home I grew up in it was built in 1910 and was a beautiful place to live or the new LDS temple in Rexburg, ID

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  122. Gaineswood in Demopolis, Alabama because it used to belong to my family.

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  123. Gaineswood in Demopolis, Alabama because it used to belong to our family.

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  124. The historic house i live in now.

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  125. A house my husband always talks about.

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  126. I would love for you to paint a picture of a house my grandma and grandpa once owned and i would give her that painting as a gift.

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  127. I'd like the painting of our actual house, in the South West ofcFrance!

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  128. the house i currently live in

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  129. It would be my grandparents house or my moms old house that burned down...

    Lovehummingbirds@ymail.com

    Laura

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  130. I would love a painting of my grandfathers last home, I would have to get with relatives to get an address but it is in KY and has a huge wrap around porch of course with the swing

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  131. the house i am living in now during the summertime

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  132. I think I would want one of my house...that would be so neat!

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  133. i would like a painting of someting from hobokan new jersey

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  134. my childhood home. my parents have both passed an the house sold but is in my heart always!

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  135. The house I brought most of my children home from the hospital to.
    Thanks for the chance.

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  136. Would love a painting of my home.

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  137. I don't have a favorite, but I LOVE the one pictured in this "Enchanted home"

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  138. I would love a painting of my daughter home yo give to her

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  139. A rural home of Bolivia, where I spent years in the mission field.

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  140. a building from my hometown!

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  141. My parents house as a way to remember it since there would be no way I could keep it after the huge estate taxes and then someone who buys it will probably demolish it because that is what is done with so many houses in their area.

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  142. I would do get a painting of the house we live in now. It is out first house and if we move, it will be a fond remembrance.

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  143. My home, I have lived here since I was 8 and im now 33. It was gift from my great grandmother whom adopted me when I was 5.

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  144. What an awesome prize....our house is what I would choose....where my little girls are growing up!

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  145. The house I grew up in and miss.

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  146. i would love for you to paint a treasure of my gramma's home, I also grew up there and love it with all my heart

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  147. I would love to have a picture done of our house. It's the 1st house me ad my husband bought and it is also where we started our family :)

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  148. my parents home

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