Once again, you amazing Waterlogue artists have amazed me. And again, I was tasked with narrowing down my 100+ favorites this week to 20. Perhaps it is from Spring in the air or Easter, but I was definitely drawn to some seasonal beauties.
*Like these colored eggs by BarbaraCarollaz
Before we get to the showcase this week, I wanted to give you the details on the giveaway I have for you at the end of this month. Anyone who has participated in the challenge (whether you’ve been featured or not) will be eligible. I will chose one winner at random who will get to take home this fabulous prize pack:
PictureFrames.com – $300 Gift Certificate
Picture frames galore! This one stop online framing shop has it all. Preview your image in their Personal Frame Shop so you can test drive the mat and frame of your choice. Or create your own framed chalkboard, bulletin board or mirror from their wall décor option. PictureFrames.com was generous enough to donate a $300 gift certificate so you can have your PrettyWaterlogueApril masterpiece(s) showcased in your home. Don’t feel obligated to choose one of your Waterlogue images, you could use the gift certificate however you want. Why not frame that painting that you’ve wanted to frame but for whatever reason you never got around to it. I’ve used PictureFrames.com for many years and know you’re going to love their styles, service and products!
PersnicketyPrints – $50 Gift Certifcate
Persnickety Prints is your destination for printing your masterpieces! You can select your own digital paintings or photos to be printed for scrapbook prints, calendars, cards, photo books, gifts and much more. The print selections are amazing. From photographic prints, cardstock printing on up to artist quality giclée prints! Plus, you can import your entire Instagram gallery with the click of a button! Founded by Chari Pack, this small business encompasses the customer friendly and attention to detail that you want when you upload your favorite images. Persnickety Prints has graciously offered a $50 gift certificate to use at their online store. You’ll have so much fun browsing the options. Be sure to check out their easy Instagram printing for starters and then discover all the other ways you can bring your online Waterlogue masterpieces to life!
+ Continue to bring color into your life with a new Canon PIXMA MG3520 color printer and photo paper. This printer is perfect for your home and is easy to connect with wifi.
And now, the paintings I’ve chosen this week:
I hope you have a wonderful day and a…
*Did you notice I snuck two extras in there this week. ;-). It’s hard to choose, really hard!
I wanted to share with you a course that my fellow bloggers Marian (aka Miss Mustard Seed), Jeanne Oliver, and Jen Rizzo are offering. It’s titled Building a Creatively Made Business. Here are the details:
Join them for a three week journey in building a “Creatively Made Business 2.0”. The course starts May 20th.
SOME of the topics they will cover …..
- Setting up your business
- Social networking
- Promoting your business
- Pricing and staying competitive
- Photographing your product
- Setting yourself apart
- Growing your brand
- Markets and shows
- Reproducing your work
- Keeping the books
- We will talk honestly about what worked and what didn’t.
- We will talk about growing pains and when you will know it is time to expand.
- We will talk about all the things we wish someone had told us before we started our businesses.
For more details about this course, Miss Mustard Seed has a great post explaining all the information that will be covered in the video course.
Registration is now open! The course will begin May 20th and will be available for one year.
Early registration price is $49. The price will go up to $59 on May 1st.