The Masterpiece by Javan

The Masterpiece by Javan

We are born into the world like a blank canvas and each person that crosses our path takes up the brush and makes his mark upon our surface - So it is that we develop - But we must realize there comes a day that we must take up the brush and finish the work. For only we can determine if we are to be just another painting or a Masterpiece.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Happy Birthday Present Giveaway

I will admit to loving the Susan Branch Blog
 http://www.susanbranch.com/
 for the joy and wonderment she brings to my life with her beautiful words and pictures.
 Her posts usually have lots of comments and right now she is having a giveaway
with over 1800 comments, and she reads them all... she said so.
Yes, it is that good!!!
  I am so happy she decided to join us in our blogging world last year.
In honor of my birthday on January 16th,
 I am giving away one of Susan's wonderful calenders.
The calendar is full of wonderful quotes...
 the artwork is absolutely beautiful,
and this is a true piece of art all by itself.
You will definitely not be disappointed.


These are a few of the words Susan used on her blog today to describe us...
"United in our love and dedication to home, family, and friends, connected through the same kind of energy, nurturing spirit, creativity, good heart, and a true belief in the world."
Please leave a comment and I will pick the winner on January 17th...
 be sure to pass the word along about the giveaway. 
  No gimmicks, you do not have to follow unless you want to,
just leave a nice comment for me.

Wishing you happiness along your journey today
It is yours to make.

25 comments:

Kelly@ Charming Chatter said...

Oh Judy - Happy Birthday early to you :)!! I too love Susan Branch and have several of her lovely books! What a sweet giveaway!!

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Happy Early Birthday!!

Lindah said...

I share you appreciation of Susan Branch's blog. Haven't her full moon photos been beautiful! I like your banner photos, too. The dogwood trees and the cardinals are fond memories of my time in the east.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I hope it is the beginning of a special year for you.

Footpather said...

I love that colourful tree. It just makes you feel happy. Happy Birthday for the 16th.

iluvmybugs said...

My best wishes for a very Happy Birthday and wonderful year ahead!!!

Janet O. said...

Happy upcoming birthday, Judy. Susan Branch does beautiful work. Lovely giveaway! Thanks!

Mary said...

Happy, Happy Birthday to you. Have a wonderful day.

Debbie DeBaeremaeker said...

the calendar looks lovely- i will go off to look at her site now :)

thanks for the giveaway!

Patty D from NC said...

What a beautiful calendar! I hope your year is going well. Best wishes.

Linda said...

Happy Birthday--A few days early--Have a wonderful birthday! Thank you for sharing your birthday with a gift for one of your many blogging friends.

Sharon said...

Happy early birthday to you....Yes I love Susan Branch inspiration also....If I am feeling down in the dumps or anything other than happy I can always come there and she will lighten me.......

Katie said...

I enjoy her blog too. Happy Birthday to you and thank you for the chance to win! :-)

Pippa Parsons said...

Happy Birthday, it's my parents 41st Wedding Anniversary too :) Thanks for the giveaway and have a fantastic day

gill said...

Happy Birthday for the 16th!
Thanks for a great giveaway!

taylorsoutback said...

Wishing you a Happy Birthday Judy!
Hoping your day is filled with fun, family and friends...

Shelley said...

Happy Birthday and many more. Susan Branch is really the best - her blog lifts my spirits and inspires me.

Michelle May said...

Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birrrrrrrrrrrrrthday dear Juuuuuuuudy!!! Happy birthday to you! And many morrrrrrrrrrre! Be ever so glad you don't have to hear me sing. I think there are some dogs howling outside! hee,hee,hee.

Cathy Gilleylen Schultz said...

Hi, I second your thoughts on Susan Branch! I have a Westie, too. Aren't they wonderful. Happy Birthday!

LJ said...

Happy Birthday to you...

I am so glad to know that you enjoy Susan Branch. She is amazingly talented and joyful. I have yet to see/read anything that she hasn't done well. I have some ham/sweet potatoe soup (from her Autumn Recipe Book) 'in the works'. Would love to win; thanks for the chance.

happy little cottage said...

Hi Judy!!! Happy Birthday!! I love Susan's blog. It is my cozy place to have a cup of coffee in the morning. It is so wonderful that she has created a haven for all of us homey, crafty kindred spirits!! I have the perfect spot for the calendar :)

Susan In Texas said...

What a lovely sentiment. I especially like the part about being united by "a true belief in the world." How true!

Thanks for having the giveaway,
Susan in Texas

Quilt Hollow said...

I hope you had a super day!

Denise :) said...

♪♫ Happy birthday ♪ to YOU! ♫♪
♫♪ Happy ♪ birthday to YOU! ♪♫
♪♫ Happy birthday dear ♪ Judy!!!! ♫♪
♫♪ Happy ♪ birthday ♪ to ♪ YOU!!! ♪♫
♪♫ And many more . . . !!!!! :)

Haha - don't laugh -- I cut and paste this message -- but I do hope your special day is filled with special things!! :)

~Laurie~ said...

Happy Birthday!! Hope it was a wonderful day :) Susan Branch always makes me smile - so talented and so bright and cheery.

Junk Loving Girl said...

I hope you are having a wonderful day. Thank you for showing me this ladies wonderful artwork!

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