Wednesday, February 11, 2009


If anyone had even suggested that this little ol' blog would receive nearly 300 visitors for this event, I would not have believed them!

I so appreciate each and everyone of those visitors and their comments -- it has been quite a humbling experience to receive so many compliments and good wishes.

So, without further ado, we have TWO winners:

Lisa Jurist of Mud Hound Primitives


Robin Atkins of Beadlust!

I know Robin will be astounded to win something. In her post she asked if I would tell how my winners were chosen. As always, I employed some rather unorthodox methods to determine them. For the first winner, I added together all the numbers in my heroine's birthday and Lisa was that post number.

Then I averaged all the ages of our six children, eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren, and -- guess what? Robin's post was that number!!!

This was so much fun. I don't know how we will ever be able to adequately thank Lisa Swifka for initiating and maintaining this remarkable project. I have visited nearly all of the blogs of my visitors and hope to visit the rest and then revisit those blogs again and again in the future. So many talented folks and so much eye candy to be found.


Robin said...

I am astonished and delighted, Kathy!!! My lucky day... maybe I should also buy a lotto ticket???? Thank you so much for participating in this event and also please thank all your children, grand children and great grand children for having just the right ages! Hugs, Robin

GraceBeading said...

Hooray! Congrats to the lucky, lucky winners! Loved your method of choosing too.

Mud Hound Primitives said...

Very cool...What an interesting methodology for choosing a winner! Thanks again for my giveaway prizes! As you noticed on my blog I was very fortunate and won quite a lot of goodies!! I guess all those times I didn't win added up for me during OWOH!! I will get your book photo up with a link on my blog.. hopefully I can get photos of all the other goodies in addition to your charm!
Thanks again..Lisa

Sabine said...

Hello, Kathy

I just visited your blog - not for the first time - and wish to tell you that I like very much, indeed, what you are doing. Beautiful and versatile! I wish you lots of success with your book; sounds like a good and juicy story.

Also, thank you for visiting my blog and commenting so kindly.

Best wishes,

Zara Penney said...

Kathy sweetie love the book cover and wish I'd been in the draw for the beautiful bracelet.

Mid March eh?

What does it feel like to be an overnight success? ;-)

Loves ya hon.
Zara Penney

Robin said...

Oh joy, oh happy day, oh present in the mail!!!! What beautiful beads and silver leaf charm you designed into a zipper pull! I love the orange spacer beads and everything about it. Thank you so much. And, and, and... as if that were not all... your book will soon be in the mail. I'm sooooo looking forward to reading it! Big thankful hugs, Robin A

Lisa said...

Hi Kathy,
I have a blgger award to pass on to you on my blog!

Bejeweled said...

Congrats to your lucky winners!! And I love the methodology you used to select your winners... everything you do always has that wonderful creative touch!

ACey said...

how appropriate and gratifying that Robin was a lucky winner.