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Thursday, December 15, 2011

From Me to You ~

thanks for playing along.... :)

In the Spirit of Christmas Present (get it?)
I am holding a GIVEAWAY!

Yes, this grinning Santa painting
(done by Yours Truly)
can grace your walls before the Yuletide Holiday!

{{Grinning Santa ~ Cloth & Acrylic Paint on Stretched Artist Canvas}}
measures 8" x 10"

...to be eligible to win this Jovial Fella,
all you have to do is leave me a comment on this post ~
on Sunday, December 18th I will randomly select a name...
and ship the painting to the winner on Monday the 21st!
(via USPS Priority 2/3-day mail)

Good Luck to ALL & to ALL a good day! :)
blessings from the farm,


cucki said...

hello dear lori,
it is such a sweet painting..please count me in..my son loves it so much too..i wish we can win this :)
thank you for such a lovely giveaway.
love and blessings
cucki xx

Sassafras and Winterberry said...

Oh, he's wonderful!! I would love to win this painting!! Thanks for hosting this fabulous giveaway!

Rugs and Pugs said...

Lori ~
I promise to give grinning Santa a very good home if you pick me!
Merry Christmas!
Pug hugs,

Pamela said...

What a great painting! You are very gifted. Please enter me for a chance. Thank you!

rememberwhenfarm said...

oh !! I would love to have this charming fellow on my wall..........smiles, Linda

primitivebettys said...

I would love to win that jolly fella! Please enter my name in the hat. Thank you Mizz Lori!

Jane said...

Please count me in. I'd love to have this sweet piece done by your hand!!

Dog Trot Farm said...

Oh how wonderful, please include me in your most generous giveaway! Thank you, Julie.

Mugwump Woolies said...

What a wonderful fellow! Love the color combo.

Natalia said...

So very cute, Lori !! Thanks for your generous giving :-)

Alice ~ Folk Art Primitives said...

Good morning, Lori! Thank you for your generous giveaway ~ I would love to win this cute guy and I would give him a good home!! Merry Christmas! Alice

Deppen homestead 1862 said...

Wow girl a very generous giveaway of your talented work~ love the Santa painting~ would so love to give him a warm home for the winter~
Please enter me, my dear~
smiles & thank you's~
Good luck to all~

Sandi @ The Primitive Skate said...

What an adorable painting!
I would Love to win Grinning Santa and give him a new home.
Please enter me in your Giveaway.
I am a Follower.


Theresa said...

Oh... Lori...he is so wonderful!!! I hope he comes to live with me. :0) Merry Christmas to you and yours!!! :0)

Diane said...

Oh please count me in too! Thank you for a chance. Oh my Grinning Santa is great! love his holding a tree and ornament!

Nancy said...

I would love a chance to win this jolly little guy! Please enter my name in your giveaway. Such a generous gift you are offering!

Margo said...

Love all your art. This santa painting is wonderful.
Merry Christmas

Michelle said...

Love the Santa...please, oh please, randomly pick my number! Merry Christmas!

Laurie in Iowa said...

Wow... great painting of jolly ol' Saint Nick. Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway.

Betsy's Basket Blog said...

LOE it .... want it! Yesterdays post was a riot, everytime I look at it I giggle!! Thank you for the fabulous art piece! Anita

Constance said...

Hi Lori,

I think he is precious, I'd love to be entered.



Jody Battaglia said...

Hello Lori...I am getting in the "I hope that I win" parade. I must say...you are multi-talented. Hooray for you.
Have "ho-ho-ho" fun, Jody

old crow said...

Hi Lori, love your Santa, thank you for offering such a beatiful piece of artwork! He is simply adorable!! Merry Christmas!!
Holiday Blessing to you and yours!!

Orange Sink said...

I adore your work! What a character Grinning Santa is!!
All I want for Christmas is Santa!! LOL!!!
Thank-you Lori! Merry Christmas!
Cathy G

Patti said...

Oh Lori! I love this guy! But, as you know, I love everything that you do :) Please enter me in your lovely giveaway. Merry Merry!
Blessings, Patti

*Stitches* said...

what a great Fella!!..and what a nice gift!
thank you and have yourself a Merry Christmas.

susiedele said...

He's too cool! Please put my name in the hat.
I'm gonna try those Cuervo cookies soon...that's so funny :-D

laurie said...

Wow, a great giveaway. Your Santa is kewl. Count me in please.

Lurena Sheary Williamson said...

I just LOVE it!!!!!! I'd be honored to win this fine fellow!!! Fingers crossed!!! Happy Holidays!

KC said...

Hi Lori!

I have visions of grinning Santa dancing on my dining room wall.

Thank you!


Penny said...

Hi Lori! Please enter me in your wonderful giveaway -- and thanks for the opportunity to win this great smilin' Santa!

Robin said...

Oh I love him !! Sooo"folky" ! Please enter me !!! :)
Bird In The Hand Primitives

Joni of Fully Wooly Primitives said...

He is a cutie! Love the colours and the grin is so unique LOL... Would love to win him and have one of your paintings..Thanks for posting a giveaway..Merry Christmas.. Joni

Jackie said...

Great Folk Art Santa! Love to win him! Thanks for putting me in your giveaway! Merry Christmas!

TheCrankyCrow said...

Oh Lori - this guy makes me smile from the inside out! I would love to have his wonderful holiday cheer grace our home!! (You've got some seriously made talent you know??) Thanks so much for a chance at this awesome present!! Smiles, Grins & Holiday Hugs ~ Robin

cl said...

This happy fella would be right at home in strongsville, ohio. Can he come visit?

Jennifer Stumpf said...

Oh what a lovely giveaway!! Please enter my name!!

penelope said...

Oh my!!! Just what I have been waiting for..yet another teaser to drool over. I guess drinking..oops I mean baking with Cuervo was great inspiration..LOL.Bake up Lori! Love it too pieces!

Anonymous said...

Santa would feel right at home here! You are such a talented and generous spirit. Please toss my name into the hat.
Enjoy the last few days of holiday preparations.
Busy Hands...Happy Heart

SharoninStLouis said...

I would be thrilled to welcome this charming guy into my home for the holidays.

Many thanks.

jennifer768 said...

Happy Santa wouldn't you like to come live with me?? I would love to be included in your giveaway.Hugs,Jen

From Sherry's Heart said...

This is a picture of one old guy that NEEDS to be with me

Primitives By The Light of The Moon said...

That is one JOLLY Santa....You are so creative. Happy Christmas to you and yours and I would love to have him in our home!

Kim said...

OK!!! Thanks for the chance to win this eclectic Santa, he is adorable and sweet looking. Hope your Holiday Dreams come true~

lilraggedyangie said...

How Sweet of you to offer such a wonderful "Christmas present prize" I would love to be entered ! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas ! hugs lilraggedyangie

Deborah Adams,Long Beach, California. said...

LOVE your jolly Santa painting! :-)
Please do include me in your fun giveaway! Wishing you the Merriest Christmas, filled with love and goodies.

~ Deb
Possible Impossibilities Studio

Kathy B. said...

Your grinning Santa is so cute and festive looking. He'd fit right in with my decorations! Thank you for the opportunity. Have a Merry Christmas!

sandi said...

Oh, google, please let me enter this time!!!! Lori, love your Santa and would be happy to give him a wonderful home this Christmas. What an awesome giveaway! sandi in texas

Jeannie said...

The shortest distance between two people is a smile ~
Please enter me in your contest, and thank you for all that you do!
Kindest regards,

Linda said...

I adore him! And would love to have him! So please please enter me in your giveaway!
Thanks sooo much for the opportunity!

Linda in VA

kris hurst said...

love, love, love your santa!!!
your posts are always so enjoyable!
Happy Holidays

Susie said...

Count me in....he's cute!

Raymond Homestead said...

Santa is so cute! I absolutely love him! I would be thrilled to death to win him! Please enter me in your giveaway!

Gollywobbles said...

He is so precious and you are most sweet! Happy holidays! ~Sam

Patty C. said...

You are so talented ;)

TammyJae said...

Love your Grinning santa! Please enter me me in your contest!

Barbara said...

Love that "folky" Santa and would love to make my home his...Always enjoy seeing what creation you'll have next. Blessings from Cabin In The Woods in NC

jonette said...

Would love to win! Merry Christmas!

Carrie said...

Love the Santa! Hoping I win :)

sheravery said...

Hi Lori,
He's awesome and I would LOVE to have him 'hanging around' my home. Thanks for the opportunity to enter your drawing.

Merry Christmas to you and yours.


Susan At Glen Oaks Primitives said...

Please enter me in your giveaway. I would be proud to have an original
piece of your art gracing my home.
Merry Christmas All!

P.J. said...

What a wonderful gift. I love the toothy grin! Too cute. Please include me in the chance to win. Keeping my needles crossed.

Keep on stitching. P.J.

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Oh my gosh Lori, what a wonderful gift!!! I would LOVE to be entered in!!!
Prim Blessings

Nan ~ Threadwork Primitives said...

He is quite a handsome fella and I'd be sure to give him a place of honor if I won :) Thanks Lori.

Kristy said...

The Jovial Fella is fantastic. I would love for him to live in my home.

Berta said...

Absolutely adorable!!!!!

kstehens100 said...


He will have a cozy home here in Texas!

Wooly Hugs


Quilting "b" said...

Oh he is wonderful. thanks for the chance to win

itole4u2 said...

All I gotta say is "I WANT IT!!!!". That is just way too cute.

Jamie said...

What a fantastic and jolly Santa. This would be a great addition to my Christmas home! Happy Holidays to you! Jamie V in MT

Lynn said...

Love the Santa...pls enter my name into the draw.
Merry Christmas...Lynn

Meadowbrook Cabin Primitives said...


What a festive jolly gent ! Please enter me in your giveaway !

I think he is fabulous !

Warm Christmas Blessings,

Daughternature Primitive Folk Art said...

Oh Lori I would love the chance to win him. He is PERFECTLY FOLKY looking. Please enter me! - BJ

BumbleBeeLane said...

Adorable! Count me in.Warm Blessings!~Amy

sandy said...

What a jolly old soul! Please enter my name in your generous giveaway! Thanks, Sandra

Mary said...

Hi Lori,
I would love to be the proud
owner of your folk art santa.
Please enter me in your giveaway.
Mary.Prairie Homeplace

oldecrow said...

Oh Lori, please count me in on your giveaway! I love your Santa and he would have a place of honor in my home! Merry Christmas!
Olde Crow Mercantile

Barley's mom said...

Love it!! So funky!! Lori, love your work, I check your blog often and have a rug hooking pattern of yours waiting 'till after the holidays. Can't wait to get started on it. Merry Christmas. Anne

Cinlyn said...

He's too cute! Would love to be entered!
Merry Christmas to you and yours!


Ter'e said...

Our Lovely Lori is at it again. I LUV HIM!!!!!! Please put my name in the hopper too.
Thanks Lori!

Maria said...

Oh he's AdorAble!
Merry Christmas!

Carrie ~ Cricketwood Prims said...

How fabulous Lori, Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones.

basketsnprims said...

Lori ~ I love your painting and would love to be entered. So generous of you. I absolutely am so excited about your epatterns coming. Merry Christmas to you and yours.

Lee said...

Please count me in for the drawing. I have a friend who seriously collects Santas and she will love this as a gift. Last Thursday we got together and made a santa make-do. Fun, fun, fun! Merry Christmas and happy New Year everyone. Blessings, Lee

Mindi said...

Love the painting, he's so adorable! I'd love a chance to win him, but I wouldn't look forward to the fight that might ensue between mom and a I as to who gets to actually keep him.

I hope you and your family have a wonderful and safe holiday.

Teena said...

Love love love!!!

lou said...

Your grinning Santa is terrific. I have a special spot in my entryway for him. He makes me smile.

Happy holidays!!

angela said...

I would love to win this cute canvas. Please put my name in on the drawing. Have a great Christmas and Happy New Year.

Sharon -- said...

I know it's the morning of the 18th and probably too late to leave a comment, but I'll leave one anyway. I'd love to win the painting. It's beautiful! And as I collect Santas it would fit right in with my collection.

Sharon Dennison

Anonymous said...

Enter me please! Love your designs and site! I always have some of your rug patterns in the shop!
Sheri Bennett
From Crook to Hook Wool Studio

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

LOL, well I'm late for the ball! lol
But I'm still putting my name in...who can resist that face.

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