2000 Followers Event – Draw #3 for one pretty painting!

Welcome to the 2000 Followers Event Draw #3!

Thanks for helping me celebrate what I consider a major landmark. That there are at least 2000 of you that think this little blog is worthy of a visit THRILLS me! Watch the blogroll over the next few days. You’ll see lots of festive happenings around here.

Games! Food! Presents! We have it all! 

Feel free to grab the picture above and help spread the word to thank our wonderful giveaway sponsors!

So let’s start this party already!!

~ Games ~

WhO iS iT?

You gals are avid bloggers and know blogsphere pretty well by now! So let’s put it to the test shall we? Join in for a little DIY Blog Style Trivial Pursuit! It may help you win today’s draw. :)

1. Who put amazing tassels on the blogmap first?

2. Who woke us up to the world of wallpaper board and batten  beadboard? (sorry for my error!)

3. Who creates furniture plans quicker than we can even blink?

4. Who knows how to decorate with aqua touches in the most decadent way?

5. Who just finished decorating her child’s room that gave you an amazing aviator high?

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Optional: Put your answers in the comments area. The first one chosen by random draw that has all the correct answers wins 6 extra chances to win today’s giveaway! Whooohooo!

 

~ Food ~

Although it’s not Valentine’s Day, every day is a great day to appreciate those around you! These happen to be my very own alltime favorite easy to make homemade peppermint sugar cookies. We bake these at Christmas as well, just with diff shapes and colours. The texture is like a fluffy powder explosion when you bite into them!

You can check out the recipe HERE.

~ Presents ~

Don’t bright happy colours make you FEEL happy?

They most certainly do that to me! So if you adore happy and cheerful colours, do I have something for you! See below!

Trish from The Old Post Road is today’s giveaway sponsor with the above gorgeous hand done painting! This one is all about a bucket of zinnias, and is her newest creation. And she kept it out of her Etsy shop so she could give it to you especially for this event!

This painting is done in acrylics, painted onto acrylic paper. And the coolest part? You will be getting an original, not a printed copy! Wow! No other copies will be made of this one so it’s a true original. The painting measures 12″ x 12″, is ready to be framed and will be shipped to you flat. The value of this amazing original is $40.

Trish has one incredible style. The bright primary tones just bring absolute bounce and light to whatever may be ailing you, wouldn’t you agree?

Not sure how to frame it up? Trish has come to the rescue there too! Visit her blog  The Old Post Road HERE where she’ll guide you on doing it the right way and with the most price efficient resources to gitter done.

And while you’re there, you may want to snoop around her blog and see how she’s hung her paintings to brighten up her own space! Trish also launches her new works of art there first too. In fact, that framing post even describes what led her to be inspired to paint those zinnias! I love stories behind the work. :)  You will really enjoy being a part of her community!

There are many other equally gorgeous originals and prints available in her Etsy Shop, so you do not have to go without if you don’t win! Do check out her entire collection. I guarantee, the trip there will make you flip! :)

Thank-you Trish, for the awesome giveaway!

~ How to enter the draw ~

Answer the trivia quiz, or just comment. :)

Want more chances?

Follower or subscriber of Funky Junk? Enter again!

Follower or subscriber of today’s sponsor? Enter again!

Twitter, Facebook or blog about the draw? Enter for each one!

That makes up to 6 chances to win! (and 12 to one lucky winner of the trivia draw)

Draw will be held by random.org at the end of all the draws for this event.

Your email must be in either your profile or comment area in order to win.

Visit the sidebar for any draws you may have missed, or click HERE.

Happy trivia /picture day and good luck! :)

Other news:

Oh! By the way? The ‘Pot Party’ will be held next Tuesday. So gitter done now.. :)

SNS is still on for the weekend but will start late Friday evening, so the draw can take up the entire day.  See you on lampshade day… (SNS’s themed linkup this weekend)

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  1. Ok, I think I can do this!
    1. The Nester
    2. Kimba (A Soft Place to Land)
    3. Ana (Knockout Wood)
    4. Centsational Girl (not sure on this one!)
    5. Sara (Thrifty Decor Chick)

  2. Okay, I lied…. I am changing my #2 answer to Rhoda @ Souther Hospitality..

    So that is:
    1. The Nester
    2. Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality
    3. Ana @ Knock off Wood
    4. Jen @ Tatertots & Jello
    5. Sara @ Thrifty Decor Chick

    NOW I WILL STICK WITH THAT!!!! :O)

  3. 1. The Nester
    2. Rhoda, southern hospitality
    3. Ana, knock off wood
    4. Trixie, Flea Market Trixie
    5. Sarah, Thrifty Decor Chic

  4. Hi! I am a proud follower! And I’m gonna try this…
    1. The Nester
    2. Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality
    3. Knock Off Wood
    4.Flee Market Trixie
    5. Thrifty Decor Chick
    OOOOOh! I think I did it!
    Those cookies, made me hungry! lol
    Thanks for the fun little quiz!

  5. Well, here goes:
    1. The Nester
    2. Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality did a bead board wallpaper thing, but I don’t know who did board and batten with wallpaper
    3. Knock off Wood
    4. House of Turquoise maybe?
    5. Thrifty Decor Chick

  6. #20 Anita, lampshade day is the themed linkup for the Saturday Night Special link party this upcoming weekend.

    AND… I messed up on the quiz. I meant beadboard wallpaper, not board and batten. Doh! :)

    I’ve changed my post to address these two things.

    FJ Donna

  7. Wow, what an achievement, congrats!! I’m one of your “2000″, and proud to be. I’d love to win one that pretty painting, or just send me those cookies. YUM.
    Have a great weekend.
    XO
    Heidi – Heart and Home

  8. I only know the answer to the first two: Nester and Rhoda. Rhoda got me to buy the wallpaper, though I haven’t put it up yet. I am so excited to do it, though!

  9. I follow you! Thanks for these fabulous giveaways.

    …and I love Trisha’s painting; zinnias always remind me of my Nonna. She’d wrap the stem of one in a wet paper towel, then tie it up in a little piece of waxed paper to bring home. My very own flower! I wish I could grow them, but the humid air on Cape Cod makes it hard for them to grow.
    Jude at dolcecapecod.blogspot.com

  10. Love the trivia.
    1 Nester
    2 Rhonda @Southern Hospitality
    3 Ana @Knock off Wood
    4 Flea Market Trixie
    5 Sara @ Thrifty Decor Chick
    :) Michelle

  11. I’d love a chance to win. I’m collecting artwork to hang in my classroom at school. I think the actual work would be more inspiring to my little artists than fine art posters. I also follow your blog on my google reader.
    thanks,
    missmelissaf at yahoo dot com

  12. I’m going to throw caution to the wind and enter with only one chance to win. Is that crazy?

    I really love Tirsh’s whimsical style!

    :)
    ButterYum