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Doesn't Your Garden Deserve a Touch of Whimsy?

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I'm So Excited!!! 
Garden Whimsies by Mary
Has Reached 750 Fans on Facebook.  

A BIG THANK YOU to all the fans who support me in the creative process.  Please feel free to share my page with all your friends. In honor of reaching the 750 mark I am hosting a giveaway for this beautiful plate flower, Tuscan Sunflower.  This plate flower has been lovingly designed using thrift stores "treasures".  Included in these treasures are a vintage cut glass star plate, an Italian handpainted ceramic plate and a vintage 1978 Sears & Roebuck Co. sunflower salt/pepper shaker. 
 
An attachment will be added to the back of the plate so the plate flower will fit onto a copper pole (not included).
 
Would you like to be the lucky person to win this one-of-a-kind plate flower?
 
 
HOW TO ENTER:
Enter to win by visiting my Etsy shop GardenWhimsiesbyMary.  Simply click on the link below. Find your favorite item, share it here on this blog and tell why you love it. Remember to add your email address so I can contact you if you are the Winner! The winner will be picked on 09/07/11. Simple and Easy!
 
 
garden whimsies by mary etsy shop
 
To Be in Harmony With All Things,
You Must First Be In Harmoy With Yourself.
---Lakota Proverb
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

57 Comments to Fan Giveaway:

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mary kane on Friday, August 19, 2011 4:26 PM
My favorite is the Merry Mermaids! i love anything Mermaid! But there are so many lovelies!! Love the fish one also on your facebook page! Very nice work!
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Mary Mirabal on Friday, August 19, 2011 4:57 PM
Why thanks so much Mary Kane! The mermaid totem was a big hit. I can't believe how hard it was to find the mermaids for it. It was a special order and the customer just loves it. So glad you entered the giveaway. Good luck!


Rose on Friday, August 19, 2011 4:58 PM
http://www.etsy.com/listing/76401714/reserved-for-dorsey-p-sunny-days-garden always and still my fave! it makes me think I can have tea with the garden fairies!
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Mary Mirabal on Friday, August 19, 2011 5:07 PM
Hi Rose, Thanks so much for entering my giveaway. You have excellent taste my dear. That one is one of my favorites . . . fell in love the with teapot the moment I saw it. My sister gave it to her boss as a birthday present. She almost couldn't give it away herself LOL. Good luck in the giveaway. Hope you'll check back often as I'm always adding new items.


Karen on Friday, August 19, 2011 6:12 PM
My favorite garden whimsie is Here kitty kitty. I volunteer at a no kill cat shelter and spay nueter clinics. Who say black cats are hard to adopt? Keep with all the creative ideas. It really brightens my day. Karen
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:01 PM
Thanks Karen. I love black kitties too! I have a big old boy named "Black Cat". He's such a lover and the sweetest cat. So glad you like my garden whimsies. Hope you'll come back to visit again.


Lisa on Friday, August 19, 2011 6:15 PM
I can only talk about ONE, hard to do. I love the black cat...wait I Love all of them. Keep up the great designs and hope the fan page makes 1000 before 9/07.
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:04 PM
Hi Lisa. Another black cat fan!! Love you guys. My black kitty is one of 5 cats in my household. Gotta love my fur babies. Thanks for entering and I hope you check back as I'm always adding new items to my shop.


Kimberly Wright on Friday, August 19, 2011 6:22 PM
Everything is so beautiful and uniqu. My favorite piece is Tweet Tweet Bird Feeder Garden Totem. I love all bird feeders and I look for special ones and that one is very special. Thank you for the great giveaway. Halochanel at gmail dot com
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:06 PM
Thanks Kimberly. I love creating bird feeders too. So glad you like my garden art. Appreciate all the kind words!!


Lisa on Friday, August 19, 2011 6:25 PM
I love the Lavender Roses Garden Plate. It would look so beautiful in my garden!
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:12 PM
Thanks Lisa. So happy you like my garden art. I love this plate too. The colors just worked so well together. Hope you can visit again.


Rebecca Murphy on Friday, August 19, 2011 7:20 PM
the Sunflower Teapot Garden Totem is my favorite because I love the colors of blue and gold together.
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:15 PM
Thanks Rebecca. This totem is one of my all time favorites too. I just love the color combo of blue and gold. I might not be able to part with this one LOL. Thanks again for stopping by.


Mandi Storms on Friday, August 19, 2011 8:49 PM
http://www.etsy.com/listing/79369018/sunflower-teapot-garden-totem I love this one it reminds me of my grandmas tea pots and her flower garden.
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:17 PM
Awww . . . what a sweet memory to have of your grandmother. This is one of my FAV's!!! Thanks so much fo stopping by. I'll make more sunflower items when I can find the dishes.


Richarme on Friday, August 19, 2011 10:44 PM
Pretty plate! I like the English tea cup birdfeeder:http://www.etsy.com/listing/78683974/english-bone-china-teacup-garden-stake
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:21 PM
Thanks so much for stopping by. This tea cup was just too beautiful to pass up when I saw it. So glad you like it.


Kathleen Levy on Friday, August 19, 2011 10:50 PM
You make this so difficult, Mary! I love all your pieces. But if someone twisted my arm and held my face in the dirt, I'd have to say I like the Melissa Garden Stake the best. That cute woman on the top looks a little something like me. lol Thanks for having this giveaway. Someone is going to be a happy winner!
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:25 PM
Hi Kathleen. You're too funny!! Melissa does look a bit like you now that you mention it. Thanks for being such a great fan. Always love reading your comments.


Linda Gillenwaters on Friday, August 19, 2011 10:56 PM
Choose just one? Mary, I have been admiring and saving postings of your work since day one - on GardenJunk (lol). So Ok, I decided my favorite is: (drumroll) Blossoms Garden Stake. I love how the theme is carried throughout the stake. It is so perfectly matched and balanced. It makes me happy just to gaze upon it - which is why I garden. Love and many thanks, Linda G. (Sprout)
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:33 PM
Awww thanks soo much Linda for the lovely comment. Folks on the GardenForum are THE BEST. So glad I found that site last year. I haven't had much time to post lately, but I do appreciate everyone's kind, encouraging words. Please tell them all I said HI!! Thanks for stopping by and I look forward to hearing from you again.


Linda Gibson on Saturday, August 20, 2011 12:26 AM
Air Balloon Teapot Garden Totem is my absolute favorite. The pink/green combination is so sweetly feminine and would add a very special touch to a garden. My fav dish "Desert Rose" is the bottom plate, a beautiful beginning to build upon and gorgeous all the way to the air balloon!
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:35 PM
Thanks Linda. This was such a fun one to design. I just love the teapot. So whimsical. So happy you are a fan and hope you'll visit often.


MammyPammy on Saturday, August 20, 2011 2:40 AM
The more I look, the more favorites I have. Think I'll FAVORITE: Rabbits in the Cabbage Patch Garden Totem, because where else do Rabbits belong but in my garden? My kitchen maybe! I'll keep watch for a flamingo though...
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:37 PM
A flamingo . . . now that's a request I haven't had yet!! Let me think on that one. So happy you like my garden art. Those rabbits were just too cute not to make something with them. Thought they were just adorable. Hope you will visit again.


Claudia Boling on Saturday, August 20, 2011 6:28 AM
I was going to say that "Morning Call Rooster" was my favorite and then I saw "Here Kitty Kitty". He looks just like my black kitty named Posh who likes to hang around the birdbath waiting for unsuspecting birds! I love all your designs! Claudia
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Mary Mirabal on Saturday, August 20, 2011 3:39 PM
thanks Claudia. Here Kitty Kitty seems to be a hit!! My black cat inspired the garden stake. So glad you like them. Thanks for visiting my shop and I hope you'll come back to visit again.


Carol Jandreau on Saturday, August 20, 2011 10:39 PM
I absolutely adore your work!! It's difficult to choose just one but my favorite is the Air Balloon Teapot Garden Totem. Thanks for the chance to enter your wonderful giveaway. Keep up the beautiful work. Carol
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Mary Mirabal on Sunday, August 21, 2011 2:17 PM
Thanks Carol. So happy you like my garden whimsies. I like your selection. It was a fun one to create and I just love the color combo. I hope you come back and visit me again.


The Wooden Bee on Sunday, August 21, 2011 9:56 PM
I love this totem! http://www.etsy.com/listing/77541639/rabbits-in-the-cabbage-patch-garden Great giveaway! Thanks for a chance to win one of your awesome creations!
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Mary Mirabal on Monday, August 22, 2011 9:31 AM
Thanks so much for stopping by and entering the giveaway. I just love bunnies so I couldn't pass this one up when I found it. Hope you come back and visit again soon.


Jan Stanley on Sunday, August 21, 2011 11:22 PM
I love the one with the cobalt blue teapot on top - the patterns witht the yellows and blues remind me of France. It's so bright and crisp! Beautiful!
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Mary Mirabal on Monday, August 22, 2011 9:32 AM
Thank you Jan. This one is one of my fav's too. Love blue and yellow together. I hope you'll come back and visit again.


Cheryl Sinclair on Monday, August 22, 2011 11:41 AM
I LOVE the Cup of tea garden stake - bird feeder. The colors in this piece are very soothing...as a garden should be...each piece although different in design adds its own special touch to create a garden stake I would love to have in my garden. Your work is wonderful!!
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Mary Mirabal on Monday, August 22, 2011 5:32 PM
Thank you for visiting my Facebook and website pages Cheryl. So glad you like my garden whimsies. Hope you'll continue to be a fan as I add new items weekly. Take care and good luck.


Mary Mirabal on Monday, August 22, 2011 5:35 PM
Hi S. Fox - I just love Fiesta chicken too. The colors are so bright and bold. They'll perk up any garden!! Thanks for your interest and I hope you will check back often.


S. Fox on Monday, August 22, 2011 4:01 PM
My current favorite is the Fiesta Chicken garden stake. It's perfect for my garden.
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Kim Murphy on Monday, August 22, 2011 10:43 PM
I LOVE the Savannah cake plate. Simple design with a touch of whimsy!
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Bonnie Ricciardo on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 6:32 AM
What wonderful ideas you have. Congratulations on all your FB page "likes." My favorite is: http://www.etsy.com/listing/77541639/rabbits-in-the-cabbage-patch-garden Please check out my facebook page: Bon Jean Creations on Etsy.
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Thevintageseester on Saturday, August 27, 2011 5:29 PM
I just kept going through the totems.oh my.all so very pretty....but I always came back to the Pink Petals Teapot Garden Totem, so classy and the pieces compliment each other.....lovely lovely....and I am not what you call a "pink" person haha...but it caught my eye.... even though it isnt whimsical ,so yup.thats my favorite :)
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Rebecca Harp on Saturday, August 27, 2011 7:34 PM
I love them all but I guess my favorite is Morning Call Rooster. I love chickens.
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Jeanie Merritt on Saturday, August 27, 2011 7:47 PM
I love the Merry Mermaids,and pick it as my favorite because of the "extra" out of the ordinary whimsy!! It makes you not only look at it and say, " Gee, that's pretty," but makes you want to revisit and have a second look...You are so talented in putting the pieces together. I appreciate your work!
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LORINDA WOODS on Sunday, August 28, 2011 9:48 AM
I also love the Merry Mermaids. Such a beautiful piece and so unusual. That is really whimsical. I love all your art.
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R.J.Cat. on Monday, August 29, 2011 3:19 PM
http://www.etsy.com/listing/80521685/butterfly-cottage-garden-stake. I had to choose a favorite!? Each one that I look at is my new favorite. I choose the butterfly/fairy cottage because I collect little houses. But no display of these enchantments is as charming, as fetching, as "made-for" as Mary's Garden Whimsies. You thrill me. You delight me. You make me feel centered. You make big scoops of happiness.
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Carolyn on Thursday, September 01, 2011 6:10 PM
I love your Lavender roses plate flower.
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Judy on Thursday, September 01, 2011 7:05 PM
Mary your Garden Whimsies are just adorable. You combine some of the neatest things together to create some garden fun. Your sunflower one and the one that has the butterfly cottage. I think many would make great cookie servers around the holiday time too! Congrats on the feature in the FMGarden mag. I will have to go fan you on FB and keep an eye on your fun creations - Judy
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Donna@ Morning Glory Craft Cottage on Thursday, September 01, 2011 10:53 PM
I love the blue and white teapot toteum, I love anything blue!!!! I just love your things, I follow you on FaceBook. I have a blog and a page on FB call Morning Glory Craft Cottage. I would love for you to stop by sometime!!!
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LauraBeth99 on Saturday, September 03, 2011 8:29 PM
I love, love the Pink Petals Teapot Garden Totem. Your work is wonderful. I just found it through Pinterest!
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Rose Ahrens on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 9:34 PM
I love the rabbits in the cabbage patch totem (remember I tried to order it but it was for local delivery only) and the new posting of the hummingbirds stake. I am so glad I found your site. I'm anxiously awaiting my order! I think next year I'm going to need a bigger garden(smile). Thanks, Rose in Wisconsin.
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Debbie Reynolds on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 6:08 PM
Mary ~ I love this blog.. And all that you share here Debbie
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Debbie Reynolds on Saturday, April 21, 2012 3:21 PM
Mary ~ I love all of your designs. Just beautiful hon. I stay in my own little corner to much. I had no idea you did all of this. I'm loving it. ~Debbie~
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Mary Mirabal on Monday, May 14, 2012 7:50 PM
Thanks so much for the kind comments Debbie. I haven't blogged in a very long time and I really need to get back in the habit. I'm such a huge fan of yours so it means so much to me that you took time to read my blog. Take care friend, Mary


sherri on Thursday, May 03, 2012 11:29 AM
Mary, I enjoy each and everyone of them but my favorite has to be the Garden Stake Fairy Cottage because its full of bright and beautiful colors, and its cheerful, and bring a smile to my face and if I can wake each morning and see this priceless piece of art sitting either in my home or in my garden outside my apt , which would cheer it up, then I would cheerish it forever.Keep up the beautiful GardenWhimsies because they are beautiful. Sherri :)
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Mary Mirabal on Monday, May 14, 2012 7:52 PM
Hi Sherri, Thanks so much for taking time to look at my garden whimsies and tell me which is your favorite. I'm so happy they make you smile. That's the reaction I strive for!! I've been very remiss on my blogging and I will do better to stay active. I hope you'll come back to visit again. Best, Mary


The Blooming Hare on Wednesday, June 06, 2012 1:07 PM
Really charming blog! We love tea and gardening!
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Mary Mirabal on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 9:00 AM
Thanks "The Blooming Hare" for visiting my blog. So glad you enjoy my garden whimsies. Happy gardening, Mary

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