December 2012 Winner

Sunday, December 30, 2012


Marlene of Lazyhawk got to choose 7 ACEO's as her prize from this month's prize pool, below are the 7 cards she chose.

 pinkglitterfae - Waiting for Santa


 Aloquin - Encased in Glass


WatercolorsorElse - Dressed for a Blizzard


 alwaysartistic - Butterfly


LindaTalbott - Dolphin Love


 BlackInkCards - Sumo Panda in Bamboo


Nitelvr - Boxflies 2

ACEO SWAP...

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Christmas challenge. It was a lot of fun and there were so many beautiful ACEO's created. Were taking a break from the challenges to have a little swap.

If you want to participate, please send me your full name, mailing address and email address before January 6th, 2013 by emailing me here, for your safety please do not post your personal information in the comments. This swap is open to people world wide... so please mention if you are willing to mail to other countries in your email to me! UPDATE: The time to send me your info has ended. But don't worry there will be future swaps.

I will put all the names and addresses in a hat and randomly pair up the participants 2 by 2. ACEO's can be any theme, any medium, but must be originals. Please be ready to mail your ACEO's by February 15th.

After the participants receive their ACEO's, I will collect images of the ACEO's created and blog them on this blog so everyone can see.

There is no theme, but once you have a partner if the 2 of you would like to decide on a theme to do you can do that!

ACEO Swap Participants:

Stacy of MagicLoveCrow
Marlene of Lazyhawk
Gail of ArtbyGailHRagsdale
Chris of Paint1Chris
Alyce of FabricGreetings
Jason R
Belinda of bellsakabin
Glòria of judetaama
Karen Anne of IrelandBrady
Lizzy of OddballArtCo


ACEO SWAP PARTNERS
Partners names have been drawn and I will be emailing each of you with your partners information today.

Gail of ArtbyGailHRagsdale | Lizzy of OddballArtCo
Jason R | Alyce of FabricGreetings
Marlene of Lazyhawk | Belinda of bellsakabin
Chris of Paint1Chris | Stacy of MagicLoveCrow
Glòria of judetaama | Lee of WatercolorsorElse
Pam of alwaysartistic | Karen Anne of IrelandBrady




December 2012 Challenge List

Tuesday, December 25, 2012


pinkglitterfae - Father Christmas

These are the challenges for December 2012: 

Winter Games

*Originally Challenged on the 7 Card Draw Team*

December 2012 Prize Pool


Here are just a few of the ACEO's created for December... 


WatercolorsorElse - She's Snow Angel

Nitelvr - Frosted Leaves

BlackInkCards - The Wild Blue Yonder Owl

ACEO Challenge #25 - Winners

Wednesday, December 19, 2012


Wow November and December just flew by. What a beautiful bunch of ACEO's you have all created for the "CHRISTMAS" challenge. Below are all of the winners... Congratulations everyone and we'd like to wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a Very Happy New Year!!! Hope everyone had fun, and thank you to all the wonderful artists who donated.

For those of you who won, please allow at least a few weeks for arrival. Post offices are nuts right now and some are out of town or with their families, so they may not get mailed until after Christmas.


Judges Choice Winners

Judges Choice - 1st Place


Steampunk Snowman by ElfiMar

Elfi Mar wins a Mini Smash Book created and donated by Pam of alwaysartistic. Plus a package of Strathmore assorted paper ACEO blanks.
This cute Mini measures 3.5 x 5 inches. I
t includes 2 cardboard covers, the front cover is decorated with 3 silver snowflake stickers and a turquoise ribbon. 6 double-sided patterned cardstock pages (1 of which is fold out page), 25 plain cardstock (3 of which are tabs), 4 small envelopes. There is also room to add more. You can see more pictures of it here.

This prize is valued at $18 plus the cost of shipping.






Ted E. Bear decorates the tree by  WatercolorsorElse

Judges Choice - 2nd Place
WatercolorsorElse wins 
2 ACEO's created and donated by Stacy of MagicLoveCrow. These 2 beautiful ACEO's we created using acrylics.
This prize is valued at $18 plus the cost of shipping.





Dachshund Christmas Tree by RoxanneHandelong

Judges Choice - 3rd Place
RoxanneHandelong wins an ACEO created and donated by Pam of
 alwaysartistic. This ACEO was created using the iris folding technique.This prize is valued at $7.50 plus the cost of shipping.





People's Choice Winners


People's Choice - 1st Place

Steampunk Elf by ElfiMar

Chris, of Paint1Chris will provide an original ACEO for The People's Choice winner. 
This prize is valued at $8 plus the cost of shipping.





People's Choice - 2nd Place


It's A Wonderful Life by MagicLoveCrow

MagicLoveCrow wins an original ACEO donated by Lee of WatercolorsorElse. Pick from the many ACEO's in her shop.
This prize is valued at $10 plus the cost of shipping.





People's Choice - 3rd Place


Frosty & Rudolph by Tapestry316

Tapestry316 wins 2 ACEO prints donated by Betty of pinkglitterfae.
This prize is valued at $8 plus the cost of shipping.






People's Choice - 4th Place

Victorian Carolers by pinkglitterfae

pinkglitterfae wins an original ACEO "White Christmas" donated by Stacy of MagicLoveCrow.
This prize is valued at $9 plus the cost of shipping.





Random Draw Winners

Because we have so many beautiful entries, after the Judge's Choice and People's Choice winners have been chosen, I will put all the names of the non winners into a hat and draw 5 different names to win the below ACEO Abstracts... 

The winner drawn for this ACEO is ArtbyGailHRagsdale
donated by Pam of alwaysartisticPrizes valued at $7.50 plus the cost of shipping.





The winner drawn for this ACEO is Aloquin
donated by Pam of alwaysartisticPrizes valued at $7.50 plus the cost of shipping.




The winner drawn for this ACEO is AnnDivelbiss
donated by Pam of alwaysartisticPrizes valued at $7.50 plus the cost of shipping.





The winner drawn for this ACEO is Marlene Hawkins
donated by Pam of alwaysartisticPrizes valued at $7.50 plus the cost of shipping.






The winner drawn for this ACEO is Nitelvr
donated by Pam of alwaysartisticPrizes valued at $7.50 plus the cost of shipping.







The winner drawn for this prize is Shelle

This prize was donated by Marlene of Lazyhawk. 2 packages of 3D Mary Engelbreit Christmas stickers.








More Winners


There were only 2 people who did not win a prize.  Purple Pony Art and Karen Anne Brady... so I decided to make 2 more abstract ACEO's for you.

This ACEO is for Purple Pony Art
donated by Pam of alwaysartisticPrizes valued at $7.50 plus the cost of shipping.





This ACEO is for Karen Anne Brady
donated by Pam of alwaysartisticPrizes valued at $7.50 plus the cost of shipping.