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Saturday, October 8, 2011

Gothic Arches and Domino Kit Winner

Hello All!
I have had a chance to finish up my other arches for a swap at Paperwhimsy. 

These arches are for the Poetry group, and the poem is one of my favorites of Emily Dickinson...

Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune without the words,
And never stops at all,

And sweetest in the gale is heard;
And sore must be the storm
That could abash the little bird
That kept so many warm. 

I've heard it in the chilliest land
And on the strangest sea;
Yet, never, in extremity,
It asked a crumb of me. 

Each one is a little different, as I used many vintage materials and they are all aged uniquely. The feathers too are not perfect matches, but I think that is fine.

I decided to wrap them in tulle and tie with string. I think I will sneak a little Halloween candy into the package as well!

Now last but no least is the winner of my Domino Book Kit giveaway to celebrate my new class that opens tomorrow over at Creative Workshops! The winner, chosen by Random.org number generator.....IS...... 


Congratulations to Bobbi! 
Thank you to everyone who entered, I am sorry I do  not have 111 of these kits so each and every one of you could get one too. I will be having many more giveaways in the future!

This little domino book was created while I shot the classes for my Altered Domino Book class. It is my Tea book! Such fun! Tomorrow is the opening of the class and I am super excited about it. Maybe I will see you there! 


Terri Gordon said...

Hi Terri, Your arches are beautiful, one of my favorite colors. Congratulations to Bobbi Ann, she will be thrilled. She is the nicest lady. Have a great weekend Terri. Hugs, Terri

Bobbi Ann said...

Hi Terri, OMGoshh Terri...Thank you so much!!! I can't believe it! Your Domino Kit looks so scrumptious! I can't wait to receive and get started creating one! Oh Sweetie, thank you so much made my day!

I do want to say that your Gothic Arches that you made are just charming! I'm a leader in a wonderful group that we make Gothic Arches and Matchboxes. No swapping there though, just for fun. But I'm in love with your Gothic Arches...they're very beautiful!

I want to wish you all the luck in the world tomorrow when your class starts! You must be so excited! I sure know that I would be.

Terri, thank you so much again and I'll send you all my info in a regular e-mail. I hope that you have a wonderful day and a very lovely and beautiful weekend! Thank you so much again!
Hugs and many blessings...
Bobbi Ann

Bobbi Ann said...

Hi Terri, me again, I just posted my comment and looked and seen Terri Gordon's comment and I have to tell her thank you so much! You're the one that's sweet and kind...thank you for your kind words Terri, you made me blush. =)

Thank you again Terri, I still can't believe that I won your generous Giveaway! I'm smiling ear to ear, thank you! =)
Have a wonderful day!

Hugs and many blessings...
Bobbi Ann

d'une grande ouverture d'esprit said...

Hi Terri, I like your works, they are all great.
Regards creativemaman

Heavens2Betsy said...

These are just exquisite arches. Absolutely love them. penny

busymartha said...

What beautiful arches! You're giving me lots of ideas for my ATC Halloween sway, thanks Terri, Marilyn

Dorthe said...

Terri, the arches are so very beautiful, and wrapped in the tulle they becomes so aetheric to see- lovely, dear.

Lynn-Teacupstitches said...

Congratulations to Bobbi! Shes a lucky lady!!
Your arches are wonderful and the arrangement and choice of images is SO creative!!!

Marlynn said...

Oh Terri, I love your arches. Once again you have knocked the ball out of the ball-park! You rock, Girl. You might want to jump over the Aaron's blog (my nephew) - he just moved into an apartment on his own. Big Step! Have a great weekend. And hugs, of course,

Marjanne said...

These arches are just beautiful!! And congrats to the happy winner!
Yes Terri I made the banner myself! Have a lovely Sunday!

Cinderella Moments said...

The arches are so cute! And I love the feathers.
Bobbi is so lucky!
The little domino is precious!!

Jann said...

Beautiful, beautiful arches, Terri, and congrats to Bobby--she is a very lucky lady to receive such a beautiful domino book from you! Good Luck with your brand new class--I wish I could take it, but I am very happy for you and hope you and your students have lots of fun!

Createology said...

Beautiful Arches for a beautiful poem. Your art is amazing. Congratulations to Bobbi.
Wonderful weekend...Enjoy the Autumn colors emerging.

Sonya Badgley said...

I love your beautiful arches, Terri! I love the color too.
Congratulations to Bobbi Ann! She deserves to win! :)

Sandy said...

Your arches are an inspiration Terri.
Really really beautiful details and colors. Love them.

Gayle Page-Robak said...

What a gorgeous group of arches, Terri, they look fabulous. The "hope" feather embellishment is a fabulous embellishment. Thanks for stopping by to comment on my Asian book. I am sure any book you might make would be wonderful...with your eye for detail I couldn't imagine otherwise. There are so many styles and types of books out there. I did take classes in book art (bindings, signatures and the whole bit). Some are so involved and labor intensive. If I want to make a book in a hurry,or I get lazy,I use my binding systems.

Anonymous said...

Terri, beautiful! Elegant especially!

Hugs, Diane

Anonymous said...

PS: Terri, I watched your tissue paper tutorial yesterday and...wow!
Fantastic idea for mixed media when you want a wrinkled and transparent look! And there are so many tissue papers with designs on them that would give things a layered look. I even have some toile tissue! Hmmmm...you've got me thinking! Because I actually have some 8.5 x 11 acetate on hand. Thank you!
Hugs again,

Claudia said...

These are beautiful, Terri. I love the arches and the poem by Emily Dickinson.


Unknown said...

They are lovely!

Congratulations Bobbi!

Anonymous said...

Lucky winner! I love the shape of your creations....very unique! :) And everything else too. :)

Ana Cristina Caldatto said...

seus arcos são maravilhosos!
gostei do detalhe da poesia e das penas de galinha d' angola,

Parabéns ganhador do kit!

Nancy said...

When this post first came, all I saw was the feathers with the Hope circle. Before I paged down, I immediately looked up the Emily Dickinson poem to send to you with a post saying how your lovely creation embodied that poem. Of course, then I paged down and saw you had the same inspiration. These are gorgeous and you rae so talented. Thanks for sharing with us.

Maminka Girl - Loribeth Robare said...

Love your little teacup booklet...best of luck with your new class! xxoo Loribeth

Linda Vincent said...

Oh Terri, I absolutely love these arches...they are so pretty. The domino book looks very precious too! Your work is truly inspirational :-)

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