Welcome! Artfully Musing is a blog dedicated to sharing art and the techniques and products used. I'll be showcasing collage, altered and mixed media art as well as miniature. I hope you'll check back often and are inspired. Thanks for visiting! Laura

Wednesday, October 31, 2012


Thanks to all for participating in the event!!  I really appreciate the comments and emails I received from everyone.  It seems that a good time was had by all.  Many of you intend to continue to add to your project which I think is fabulous.  A special thanks to the 41 people who participated in the Giveaway by sharing your project and great ideas with everyone.  Also a special thanks to the bloggers that helped spread the word through posting the event badge on their blogs.

For those who couldn’t but wanted to participate and those that are still working on their project, don’t worry as the tutorials and free images are going to remain posted on my blog.  Right now you can access them from their own tab up at the top of the blog.  Eventually I will move them to the tab with the rest of the tutorials.

WINNERS of the Pretty Potions & Poisons Apothecary Giveaway
Those of you who have following me for a while know that when I post a giveaway I usually giveaway more than I post.  And this giveaway is no exception!  I used RANDOM.ORG to choose all of the winners and they are:

First Prize - Love Potion Number #9 Bottle – I created 2 of these bottles so there are two winners!  The winners are:
DiAnn Denison & Hazel Thompson

Second Prize – (Hexes Book, Spider Webs Bottle, Poison Bottle, Sleeping Death Powder Bottle, Embalming Fluid Bottle, Witches Cauldron, 13th Hour Domino Book, Wicked ATC, and Owl Hollow ATC) – The winner is:

Once I drew for the main prizes I had Random.org select more winners from the remaining participants.

The winner of my “Spells & Magic” shadow box book is:
Virginia Johnson
The winner of “The Black Hat Society” is:
Carmen Daspit
The winner of “Under the Silvery Moon” is:
Sue Brown
The winners of “Bewitching” are:
Janice VanBeek & Sandra


ginger@bearbits said...

Congratulations to the winners! And to everyone who shared their creations - Thank you! Inspiring all around! Thanks for your generosity in sharing the information Laura and for the chance to win some of your work! Happy Halloween to all!


Ms Misantropia said...

Lucky lucky winners :) Just popped by to wish you a Happy Halloween!

Rhea said...

We were all winners thanks to your delightful inspiration. The artwork that has been shared has been amazing. Job well done on a wonderful creative event! Cheers!

Diane at Craftin Your HeART Out! said...

Congrats to all the winners!!! Everyone's Potions and Apothecaries were FANTASTIC!! I enjoyed myself so much looking at all the entries that were submitted!!

Have a very Spooky, Haunted and Safe Halloween!!

Take care all!!

PaisleyPeacock said...

Wow, congrats to all the winners...I wanted to say how amazed I am at the wonderful creativity....this has been so much fun.

Karen Buchanan said...

Congrats to all the winners!

Happy Halloween everyone!


Ginny said...

OH WOW !!! I am elated to say the least, to be the winner of your shadow box book !! This will be such a special addition to show along with my Apothecary cabinet. I cannot begin to tell you how much I appreciate you sharing your knowledge and techniques. Thank you so, so much, Laura, for the inspiration you gave me while watching your tutorials. Because of you, I have a really special Halloween display !! Hugs, Virginia

genagirl said...

Congrats to the winners!! I can't believe how awesome all the cabinets were! I got so many ideas for next year.

Di Denson said...

thank you Laura I am so excited about winning on of your Love Potion bottles. It was such a fun event and will look forward to sharing the bottle for years to come. My friends are going to be so jealous. We have been making bottles over the last few weeks to enjoy today. Thanks again Laura

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to all the winners and a big Thanks to Laura for hosting such a great event.

janice said...

Thanks Laura, I'm so honoured to get to have some of your work, I'm a big fan. Thanks for sharing your terrific ideas and having this fun giveaway!

BethW said...

Life got in the way of my Halloween this year.But I really wanted to thank you and everyone who participated in the contest for all the wickedly delightful inspiration I got to see here.Everyone put so much time and hard work into their creations.I can honestly say you all made my Halloween.Thank you!

Joanne said...

Whoohoo! my friend Hazel has won one of your prizes, well done you and all the other winners. I had an absolute ball making my Apothecary Laura, so a big thank you for the fun you gave me. I will add to it each year - it's certainly big enough!!
Joanne xxx

Ginger said...

Congrats to everyone and thanks for providing such great Halloween inspiration. Loved doing this project! Great Job!

Sandra said...

Hi Laura,
Thank you SO MUCH. I am very excicted ... I can't wait receiving your artwork. Thanks, thanks, thanks :)