Friday, May 16, 2014

Happy Holiday Weekend!
And a Fabulous Giveaway!!!

Happy Victoria Day Weekend
All of my Fellow Canadians!
( And I know, All of my American
Friends will be Celebrating Soon
with their Holiday Memorial Day!)

And what better way to 
than to have a 
here on 
Birdnuts Mixed Media!

And I am particularly thrilled to be 
Hosting this Giveaway 
starting this weekend, as it is my 
Great Pleasure to 
Introduce You All 
to my 
Fellow Canadian Artist,
the Fabulous

a.k.a on Facebook
Joanna Grant!

Joanna has some 
Brilliant News!

You all Know I love this time
of Year as it's the Season for
Workshops over at my Favourite

Full of Fabulous Artists Workshops
and this Year is 
Joanna's First Year 
Hosting her First Workshop
at Artful Gatherings

Woo Hoo! Congrats Joanna!!!

In her Online Workshop
'Gelli Jam'
Art Journal Workshop

You'll not only be learning the 
Art of Printmaking in her Workshop

You'll also be learning to make
things with those Fabulous Prints!

Like Your Own Handmade

(And don't worry if you don't
have a Gelli Plate, 
( although it's now one of my most 
favourite of tools in my art room!)

Joanna will also give you links
to 'recipes' on how to make your
own plate so you can still 
Join in
on her Workshop!)

So Let's get to it!
The Giveaway!!!

Joanna Grant
has so 
Generously Donated
one of her 
Art Journal Workshop
Seats for the Winner!!!!

That's Right!
The Winner is going 
to the Workshop!!!!
Joanna is also sending the 
Winner a
 8 x 10 Gelli Plate!!!!

Woo Hoo!!!!!!
Now I think that's Brilliant!!!

So Here's the Information on
How to Get 
Entered to Win!!

Here on 
Birdnuts Mixed Media

Sign on as either a
Google Follower or
 Network Blogs Follower
( Widgets on the Sidebar to your Right),
Leave a Comment 
on this Blog Post
( and you know the drill if you're
already a Follower, 
Leave a Comment
as well!!)


Head on over to 

Sign on to 
Joanna's Blog
with Network Blogs
( the widget is on her sidebar!)

Sounds like a bit of work
But Oh Man! What a Prize!!!

The Deadline 
the Winner
will be 
Friday, June 6, 2014!!!
That way there will be plenty 
of time for that Gelli Plate Gift to
Arrive and have you Ready for Class :)

And, Yes, We're Open Internationally!
So Everyone Jump in and Enter!!!!

How Exciting!!!!
HUGE Thank you's to 
Ms. Joanna Grant
For such a 
Generous Prize Package!!!

Ok! Get Entered!
Let the Fun Begin!!!! 



Virginia said...

Oh, crap! Being the first one to leave a comment doesn't bode well for the Random winner generator, but what the heck! I'd love to take the class.

Jackie said...

Oh! I would love to win this♥ I have been following Joann for a while and love her art work. I really would like a gelli press! Denise you are e sweetheart for sponsoring this give away!!!!

G~G said...

Oh wow!!! This is great!! Just love all the inspiration and would love to win!!! Thank you for the opportunity!

Unknown said...

Would love to win a spot in this workshop! thanks for the chance :)

Stinkerbell said...

Gelli Jam Art Journal Workshop, Here I come!! Please include me in your FABULOUS workshop giveaway contest!! PLEASE, PLEASE!! BTW, what a Fun, Wonderful site ! Having fun looking through it all!!!

Anonymous said...


ArtInMyHeartToo said...

So excited. Love your blog and would be so excited to be the winner of Joanna's prize. Still waiting for the chance to use a real Gelli plate.

Unknown said...

I am so glad I saw this post I am just now gearing up to make my choices for the Artful gathering.

Unknown said...

Wow what an awesome prize! I've never taken a workshop before so this would be treat. Thank you for the chance to win

scrapwordsmom said...

Oh WOW!! I am beyond excited for this chance to win!! and happy to have found this blog. :)


Linda on the Prairie said...

I'm just starting with Gelli and I'm in love with the freedom and results. I'd love to attend the workshop. Thanks so much for offering the opportunity.

trisha too said...

Sweet, what a fab prize!!! Thank you for the heads-up on facebook, Joanna Grant, aka as Joanna Grant--you are the tricky one . . .


Martice Smith said...

I'm happy to have heard of your blog, Denise! What a dream it would be to take Joanna's class. Thanks for the chance to win! Looking forward to seeing more of your work and staying connected :)

Catherine Etter, The Mindful Spirit said...

Oh what grand fun this would be, I am a true gelli head............

terri said...

Just found your blog. Glad to join in!

Melva said...

What a great prize. Love the gelli plate.

Nickalli Braaten said...

I've been buying paint and collecting tools ~ now I just need an awesome class and a gelli to play on!! Loving your blog - thanks for the opportunity to win!!

Kristy Tyra said...

Wow, that would be too cool! Thanks for the opportunity!

Dee Ryder said...

Oh Yes!!! what a wonderful PRIZE!!! I am so looking forward to this class :) Have a lovely weekend Y'all x

Pamikins said...

Denise, Thank you for hosting this giveaway. What an incredible prize!!! Following your blog, Joanna's blog, and commented here. I found you because I have been friends with Joann's for a couple years now. Thanks again and I have my fingers and toes crossed. HUGS

Sharon said...

Great giveaway...Joanna will be awonderful teacher!

Ain't No Ninny said...

Yay! I love following art blogs and yours looks terrific. And it's great when it's another Denise! I would love to win because I know Joanna will be a great teacher and because I want to learn more about how to make/use prints using my gelli plate (which I just purchased).

Ain't No Ninny said...

ps - My real name is Denise. :-)

Lynn said...

I've been looking at this class for a while now, and got my gelli plate the other day... Would be great to win the class (following this blog)

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Unknown said...

Lovely contest. Thanks for the opportunity. ;0)

Toni Stacey Simpson said...

Oh how very exciting! I would love to take this class!

Toni Stacey Simpson said...

Oh how very exciting! I would love to take this class!

Freule van Oijen said...

What a lovely site I found through your FB message, thanks for the invitation to visit... Looking forward to your work and messages Denise.. greetings from Oijen in the Netherlands, Europe!

Beachstudio said...

So exciting! Thank you for the chance to win! What a wonderful workshop! Yay Gelli!

Shells said...

Great workshop and a generous prize too!

Unknown said...

Excited to get a chance to win a spot in this fantastic workshop along with a gelly plate! How very kind of you! Thanks Jeanie Rock

Unknown said...

Thanks for this opportunity for a great workshop.

allycat said...

I would love to win Joanna's class. I have never made any gelli prints but have seen many posted. I am also really glad I found your blog. I will be back often.alena

lizzie said...

It would be so much fun to win a spot in this class. The teasers look fabulous.

Kim Jolley said...

A free spot in her class? YES, please! It would be an amazing treat for me to learn from such a creative person.

paradykes said...

Great giveaway!! Would love to be able to join the workshop.

Bobbie Mathews said...

Love your blog! What a great giveaway!

So sorry for the double comment, the first one submitted isn't the profile I follow you under.

Brenda said...

What a generous offer....I would love to win a spot in this workshop. Thank you.

Barbara said...

What an exciting class! I've been on the fence about trying about the gelli technique! I think it's time to jump off and go for it!!!

Linda Kittmer said...

Amazing giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity.

Anonymous said...

Joanna does wonderful work. Thanks for the giveaway

amystic said...

Just found this amazing blog! Can't wait to learn more about this workshop!

Dee Ryder said...

Woo hooo Can't wait for this class to start!!! What an awesome prize!!!

Unknown said...

I love Artful Gatherings. Thanks for posting this.

Pilgrim said...

It would be so great to win and get to learn how to jam with a Gelli plate. Such excitement.

brenda bliss said...

I still haven't gotten the hang of gelli printing--a class would be incredible!!!!

Unknown said...

OH PICK ME :D Pick me :D

Anonymous said...

I'm very interested in learning more about Gelli printing.

My Creative Lifestyle said...

Another great blog !! just getting into gelli plate and would love to win this!

Jackie PN said...

I almost forgot to come back and comment! It's your fault for such long drawn outstories Miss Denise!!! heeehee So I think you should be in the Art Managers business!! Thanks for doing this for Joanna!

Glenda said...

That would be a fantastic slightly late Birthday Pressie. What a fab giveaway. You are so great to be helping with these giveaways.

Unknown said...

I just bought a gelli plate but haven't learned how to use it yet. Would love, love, love to win a spot in this class.

Denise J. Phillips said...

This is an Official Entry for Kara Wolmack ( may have spelled the last name wrong, sorry Kara) who accidentally posted on another blog post wanting to Enter this Giveaway! You're Officially in Kara, no worries :)

susiesu said...

omg how fabulous to do a workshop with the gorgeous Joanna Grant. Love her work - thank you so much for the opportunity to win this lol xxx

Unknown said...

What an incredible chance at a fabulous prize! Always wanted to try gelli plates!!

MONICA said...

awesome give-a-way...gonna be a great class for sure...THANKS...

Textile Recycler said...

I would so love to win a seat in Joanna's class.... you have no idea! I'm new to mixed media and love her work, so it would be a win-win (finally in a series of crappy years). Thanks for the chance :)

Bliss said...

Done! Love your blog too!

Miss Heidi said...

I have not played with the gelli prints yet, this would be a super treat and a great way to learn the techniques,with a class, thanks for the chance to win

Melissa said...

Here i am!!! I need to be selected o Random Generator!!! I need to be Gellified! woohooo over here... the girl with stripey hair jumping up and down... pick her ...

Unknown said...

Oh wow this would be so amazing!!

Unknown said...

Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity! I would love to take the class and win the gelli plate! xoxo

Faith C said...

What fantastic and colorful things you have here. Those gelli plate pages are drool-worthy. Wish I could make some!

Debbie said...

I was directed here from Joanna Facebook page and I so want to get a chance to take this class--it would be so exciting--fabulous fun! And oh my I have been wanting a Gelli Press forever--so cool and exciting!

Kris H said...

Dream come true to win this class!! Love to make gelli prints.

Kim Collister Studio said...

oh my, I feel another addition coming on!
Already following and will go to Jo's blog to follow and sign up!
Whoo Hoo! Penny in the fountain! :)

Cathy - CMP Designs said...

This would be so amazing to win as I admire Joanna so much. And really...I MUST have a Gelli Plate!! LOL