Sunday, October 23, 2011

Winners: Hattatt's & Castles Crowns and Cottages


The Academy would like to thank all the beautiful, kind, thoughtful and intelligent followers who kindly left a comment on my last post.
The ballots were certified by Price Waterhouse and the envelopes  sealed.  Spice Girl please step up to the podium and select a winner.

Spice Girl is the white dog - she was here this past Sunday in Virginia, walking out with her cousins two Irish wolfehounds, a greyhound and a wolfehoundmix


The  2 winners are:


The Hattatts 

castlescrownscottages.blogspot.


The prize:  2012 Plein Aire Cottage Artists Calendar and a copy of the duPont REGISTRY




Congratulations to Jane & Lance Hattatt and Anita at Castles Crowns and Cottages

Have you won a prize?




63 comments:

  1. Congrats to these winners! I know they are both thrilled! And thank you so much for this sweet giveaway! I guess I can uncross things now! heehee! ♥

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  2. Lavender Dreamer

    Thank you for your support of the winners of my giveaway. You have me giggling!!! uncrossing!! ha ha
    To a great week
    Helen xx

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  3. Hello Helen, What a happy start to the week for the winners, may you have a happy week too! Jane x

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  4. Congrats to these winners Helen, You have such a nice page here..love it.

    Take care
    Marinela

    Short Poems

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  5. Hello Helen:
    OOOOOOOHHHHHH!!!!

    We are beyond excited and are dancing a very happy waltz around our Budapest apartment this morning (strains of The Blue Danube in the air)upon discovering our names as winners of your most generous giveaway!!

    Sadly, we shall have to wait to receive it as we cannot rely upon the Hungarian postal service to ensure its safe delivery. However, we can trust, we hope, Royal Mail to bring this most special of gifts to our Brighton door. Patience is a virtue, we know, but, sadly. we have little of it.

    Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!

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  6. Well done to Spice Girl for choosing such excellent winners. I shall be scouring shots of the Hattatts' lovely Brighton place for a glimpse of the calendar.

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  7. YIPEEEEEEEEEEEEEE THIS IS FABULOUS HELEN!!

    Oh, this is so fun. I NEED A NEW CALENDAR AS WELL, and the paintings I KNOW are going to delight me!

    Dearest, I am also preparing the delivery of your order. I am so, so happy to know you came to Etsy!

    Here is my email so I can send you my address:

    (I don't seem to find your email)

    anita.chateau.rivera1@gmail.com

    THANK YOU HELEN! Now OFF to my classroom!

    Anita

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  8. Thank you so much for your visit to my blog and kind comment. I have been looking at your wonderful art -what a talent you have. I am a beginner painter, only started painting 2 years ago, but love every minute of it - it's like therapy for me. I look forward to following your blog. Regards Sharon

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  9. Congratulations Jane and Lance!!

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  10. Hi Helen .. thanks for co ming over to my blog - good to meet you - is this your main blog?

    Sounds like the two winners are sooo happy to have their prizes in waiting - what a lovely idea for the calendar.

    I'll be joining along with you .. cheers for now - Hilary

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  11. Congratulations to Jane & Lance and Anita.

    Wish you a lovely new week Helen,

    Madelief x

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  12. Congratulations to the winners! Thank you for visiting our little dudes...and yes, we have one too, and boy what a feeling that is! Wishing you a lovely week Helen! xx

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  13. Oh Helen, does this mean that you will not be visiting me and Spotty? Teehee!
    I am so glad that your wonderful prize went to the very lovely Jane, Lance and Anita. Congratulations!
    Hugs to all, Abby xx

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  14. Jane the Booklady

    Good Morning Jane - wishing you a joyful week too and thank you for your kind wishes to Jane and Lance Hattatt and Anita from Castles Crowns and Cottages.
    Helen

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  15. M Reka
    Marinella, thank you for your good wish and welcome as my follower, I will look forward to knowing you and I love your blog
    Helenxx

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  16. Jane and Lance Hattatt

    I am smiling at the image of you waltzing around the dining room to the strains of the Blue Danube. I shall cherish that image!

    I am delighted to mail your prize to your Brighton address.

    Have a wonderful week and keep dancing

    Helen xx

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  17. Hello Mise

    Spice Girls thanks you for complimenting her on her picking the Hattatts. I, too, look forward to images of their Brighton home.
    Slan
    Helenxx

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  18. Crowns Castle and Cottages

    Dear Anita

    I am delighted to hear you look forward to receiving my calendar and magazine. Lovely to hear you shall give it a good home.

    Wishing you a great week Anita and fun in the classroom
    Helen xx

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  19. Roses and Rust

    Hello Sharon

    A warm welcome as my new follower and I look forward to following your blog too. I am delighted to hear you are also an artist.
    Wishing you a great week
    Helen xx

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  20. Hello Suze

    Thank you for your kind wishes to Jane and Lance

    Have a wonderful week Suze
    Helen xx

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  21. Hilary Melton-Butcher

    Welcome as my follower and yes this is my main blog.
    Thank you for your good wishes to Jane and Lance and Anita, I know you will like their blogs too.

    Looking forward to knowing you

    Helen xx

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  22. Julie Fedderson

    Thank you Julie for your good wishes to Jane and Lance Hattatt and also Anita from Crowns, Castles and Cottages
    Helenxx

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  23. Hello Madelief

    Thank you for your good wishes to Jane and Lance and also Anita.

    Wishing you a new week full of goodness too.

    Helen xx

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  24. Mrs. Little Jeans...thank you for your visit and kind words for the winners, Jane & Lance and also Anita.

    Wishing all of you much joy this week.
    I will be visiting you soon
    Helen xx

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  25. My Spotty Pone - Dearest Abby

    I would so love to be visiting and hanging out in the field with Spotty and you. Perhaps one day this will happen!! Fingers crossed.

    Much love and a great week to you
    Helenxx

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  26. Hi Helen thanks for visiting me. I had a look at your paintings and I am stunned The colours are so beautiful and I love the atmosphere. You've got great talent

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  27. Congrats to them and how fab is that dog shot - just love it - i once won a chopper bicycle - it was pretty damn cool and i wish i still had it - have a fab week x

    http://fashionandfrank.blogspot.com/

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  28. love your pups!!! looks like a happy content family. and thanks for your visit and comment, much appreciated!

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  29. Oh dear Helen, where was I, I missed this but hearty congratulations to Anita and the Hattats, they are both wonderful deserving winners indeed!!
    Much Love
    Di
    x

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  30. So happy for both!! I am remiss that I didn't know about the giveaway...but am none the less thrilled for you and them! The calendar looks beautiful, and I love this image of you painting...the colors in the artwork you are woking on are stunning!
    xo J~

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  31. Congratulations to the winner. They will be thrilled as I know all of them are ardent admirer of the arts and yours in particular!

    Good for them!
    PS: Any chance one can acquire this calendar?
    xoxo
    V.

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  32. Yeah for the winners and Yes I've won a giveaway and it's great!!
    How are you my sweet friend?
    xo

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  33. Oh very well done to your two winners, I am sure they will be delighted. Thankyou so much for your lovely comments Helen, I love to see you stopping by. Believe me, the Swedish blinds are the most simple you can get, no complicated sewing for me! Glad you liked the mushrooms, we need to make some more now! Have a very happy Wednesday, love Linda x

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  34. Marja

    Thank you for your kind and encouraging words on my art. Thanks for following and I welcome you to my blog.
    Helen xx

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  35. Fashion & Frank

    Thank you for your support and I somehow knew you would like the dog shot. I wonder why? He Hee.
    How exciting to win a big prize like a chopper bike.
    Helenx

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  36. Shadow

    Thank you for visiting. Dogs somehow always steal the show! It was so much fun to be with them on a long hike.
    Thank you for your support
    Helen xx

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  37. YONKS

    Hello Di

    Sorry you missed getting your name into the draw. It is so delightful that you know the Hattatts an Castles Crowns and Cottages. The world of blogging connects us to such wonderful friends.

    Helenxx

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  38. 24 Corners

    Hello J

    Thank you for your visit and your good wishes to the Hattatts and Anita.
    Sorry you missed being in the raffle - next time. Thank you for your kind words on my painting. The view I am painting is litterally through the window. Have a lovely weekend
    Helenxx

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  39. Victoria Art

    Thank you your kind words and support

    We print a limited edition of the calendar each year and the proceeds benefit the Indian Rocks Beach library and Historic Museum. If you email me at: tilston188@yahoo.com I will have them mail you one.
    Have a great week
    Helen

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  40. La Dolphina

    Thank you for your kind wishes for the winners. It is always lovely to hear from you and I think of you often and your beautiful shop
    Helenxx

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  41. Flowers on my Table

    Hello Linda

    Thank you for your kind words of support for Jane & Lance and Anita.

    It is alwsys a joy to see your name in my inbox - hope you are missing on the heavy rains and flooding that is happening in Dublin.
    Have a wonderful weekend Linda and hi to your family
    Helenxx

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  42. Love that picture! It reminds me of the South of France! Really beautiful! You really have a talent. The symphony of the colors is very eyecatching! Wonderful, Helen!

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  43. have a lovely weekend dear Helen, and thank you for your kind comments
    x

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  44. HELEN!!!!!!!!! YOU GOT YOUR ORDER!!!!! YEAH!

    I am glad you like the tags. GLitter rules! And my drawings are special to me, for they are the emerging of the child within me, that I suppressed for so long. Merci my dear and I await your lovely CALENDAR AND REGISTRY!!! MERCI! Anita

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  45. Emilie's Daughter

    Hello my friend

    How kind of you to visit and thank you for such a compliment on my painting. It is interesting that the light here at Indian Rocks Beach resembles the light in France.
    Have a wonderful weekend
    Helen xx

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  46. Ted and Bunny

    It is always lovely to hear from you and wishing you a delightful weekend too.

    Helen xx

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  47. Castles Crowns and Cottages
    Dearest Anita

    Yes I love your drawings. I am so thrilled for you and wish you much success in your Etsy store.

    Again, congratulations on winning my giveaway.

    Helen xx

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  48. Hi Helen
    Thanks for your comment and for becoming my latest follower - Im so glad to find your blog!
    Congratulations to the winners of your giveaway, it sounds like they are all very pleased to win one of the calenders!
    Looking forward to discovering more of your blog!
    Gill

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  49. Sweet Helen, your Spice Girl (adorable) was so kind to draw Anita's name, a truly generous soul like you. I have not met the Hattatts but will visit their blog!

    (They are all quite lucky!)

    Bises,
    Genie

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  50. Hello Gillyflower

    How lovely to hear from you and welcome to my blog.

    Thank you for your good wishes to the Hattatts and Anita

    Looking forward to knowing you

    Helen xx

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  51. Hello Genie - Paris and Beyone

    How lovely to hear from you Genie and welcome to my blog.
    Yes Anita is a beautiful woman and I enjoy her posts so much. I know you will love the Hattatt's also, they are warm, intelligent, kind, generous, modest and so much more.

    Helen xx

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  53. Congratulations to the winners!

    Have a wonderful week, Helen.

    Jessie
    www.mixandchic.com

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  54. Hooray! The Hattats and Anita are most deservedly winners of all kinds. And I feel like a winner too for finally signing up for your blog. What the hay? I thought that I did a long time ago! Goodness gracious. Well, very glad that I did and looking forward very much to discovering more about you and your gorgeous work.

    Bisous,
    Heather

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  55. Thanks Helen for your comments! It is alway a pleasure to read from you! It is funny how people become friends through the internet although one never met! I wish you a splendid start into the new week! Love, Christa

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  56. I've never won anything in my life, but then I rarely enter anything!

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  57. Hello Jessie

    Thank you for your kind words and good wishes to you also for this coming week

    Helenxx

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  58. Lost in Provence
    Hello Heather and a warm welcome to my blog. I feel like I know you from seeing your name and kind comments on blogs.
    To friendship and wishing you a joyful week
    Helen xx

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  59. Bluetramontana Style

    Welcome to my blog and thank you for your kind words
    Helenxx

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  60. Emilie's Daughter
    Hello Christa

    Thank you for visiting and yes, blogging has opened up a new work full of joy, learning and friendship.Who could have expected such discoveries.
    Wishing you a week of goodness
    Helenxxx

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  61. Bourbon & Pearls

    Hello Tabitha

    I think you are a winner in all that you do. I love your blog.
    Helen xx

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