Saturday, March 14, 2009

Let The Magic of the day Begin with Giveaways, Fiji Mermaid Artifacts and More..Post Seven, Final!

Welcome to the Carnival Soiree, you will notice that there is a total of 7 posts, each with a stgory about this exciting day. This 7th post is to remind you of that, to inform you of the giveaways and get you started on the adventure.

Please read from post 1 up, in order to benefit from the full and exact carnival soiree adventure. In this 7th post I ask you to post your names for the giveaways, which include a Bunny Lion Tamer Crepe Paper Doll, A Party Hat from The Magic Tree of Hats, which will be a surprise on which one you get. There is a Circus Collage CD, and a surprise parcel of a few goodies.
Giveaways as Follow:
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1. Bunny Lion tamer Crepe paper Dollie
2. A Party Hat from The Magic Tree of Hats
3.Circus Follies Col lage CD
4. Circus Altered Poker Chip Kit
and for all signed up attendees, a free circus themed digital collage sheet, so now no one leaves the carnival without a prize.

Here is a circus inspired and green piece I made from a coconut shell, tiny seashells and my hand molded charlotte doll head, crepe paper, glitter and more.
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For more images on this piece and for more images of all the images in these past 7 posts visit my flickr site at:
For more circus theme and altered art projects visit my new book: Altered Art Circus
For an assortment of Circus and Follies images pick up my collage cd: Circus Follies
Stay tuned for the new zine, Summer 2009: The Carnival Soiree!
Visit the new Carnival Soiree blog for free images and everfything revolving around the magic of your imagination!


Whim & Fancy Designs said...

lisa, you're a postin' mad woman today..I can't keep up , everytime I leave the computer and return...theres' another one!!! I love them're such a good hostess.....with the mostess!!
xoxox, Ann-Denise
P.S. I 've had too much cotton candy!!!

Story said...

All so lovely. You have given my imagination a fulll plate today...thankyou.

SarahD said...

WOW Lisa, everytime I go leave my laptop and come back your onto the next part of the adventure. Loving it!!!

Sarah Drayton xxx

SarahD said...

Lisa I just lov eall the giveways..they are beautiful..was so excited forgot to add that to my last post.... It must of been the carousel im a little dizzy xxx

Tumbleweed Trails said...

What a fun day this has been at the Carnival. I must prepare for more fun and adventure with all of the other Carnival Soiree Attendees. I've got extra Kettle Corn and other scrumptous goodies to take along. Jody

Noodlegirl said...

OMG I cannot believe I have to leave my house for a bit to do some errands I been reading your post all morning!!!!!

Her Art Nest said...

This is amazing. I am having a blast! Your posts are wonderful, and I need to circle the carnival again. I made some caramel corn for you back at my site....thank you for all your hard work! Loving the fantasy. ~Nan

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

you are too much.

these posts were the most fun I've had in weeks - well, certainly the most ONLINE fun ;-)

the giveaways are fab, of course - but the journey has been a real holiday!

now I have to shake the glitter out of my hair and take my date home.

we had a super-swell time - thanks so much for the invitation!

Jamie said...

Whew weee...what a ride! I'm still partying here...too much sugery sweets to be had, hehe...

StampinMom :-)

snippetgirl said...

I definitely wouldn't miss this chance at your giveaway!! Circus inspired gifts....count me in! Thanks for all of your amazingly hard work in giving all of us such a special and enchanting experience.

April said...

That was so much fun...REALLY! I will be on a sugar high all day long! :) Thanks for making this one unforgettable journey!

Nichole said...

Yes, this party was definitely one to remember! So magickal!

Thank you for inspiring us to have fun and be whimsical today. We are continuing our whimsy as long as we can!

Nichole P.

Tecu'Mish said...

Lisa, all of your giveaways are fantastic, but...We want More Carnival!! Yayyy!!!! Thank you so much! It was just fabulous! Stel is taking her stuffed self back to bed now....a happy little piggy!

Victorian Lady said...

So cool! Thank you for putting this all together! I didn't get any sleep last night, but it was worth it! :)


sara said...

so many posts! its wonderful :)
this has been such a wonderful day at the carnival!! i think i ate a bit too much cotton candy.. but that's okay. it's not every day i attend such a magical soiree!
its so great of you to have done this for all of us <3

Geralyn Gray said...

We took the green road and ended up seeing marching bands, floats, bagpipers and lots of people all dressed in green. I am so glad we found the well lit trail back to your carnival.....glad I didn't miss the dolls---I would have been so upset if I missed are making this a fun Saturday afternoon!

Lydia said...

What a wonderful time I am having here at the carnival, and visiting with the lovely guests! But, I lost track of my clown friend, and hope that he will come in time before the carnival is up!

What enchanting giveaways!!!:)

Kass said...

I was late , oh late, for a very important date!!Thank you for the circus- it was fun. Im stuffed form the cotton candy and pooped... Hoping to be able to get to one of your workshops in the near future... Slante'

Kass said...

PS Im loving the music!

MaygreenFairies said...

What a wonderful, scrumptous, fun filled blog day here at the Carnival Soiree!! Had great fun hun. Hugs, Mandy x

Du Buh Du Designs said...

I keep coming back here and forgetting to leave comments here! Your mermaid is superb and I really like the dolls in the previous posts with the harelquin hats! See you around the Soiree!
~Christine :)

Cheryl said...

:0) Please enter me in all of your drawings~

bluemuf said...

Lisa, I have so enjoyed taking this magical trip with you. thank you for sharing your wondeful imagination with us all.


Tiedupmemories said...

This was so much fun Lisa!Thank you for the invite and all the ispiration! You have such an imagination and creativity!Don't forget to have some of the Clown Cocktail that I brought!

Bee Serendipitous said...

Lisa - "BRAVO - BRAVO"...the crowd goes wild...pleasssee don't let it end...oh these will be some memories I sure won't made an old gal feel like a young chick and boy is that a lot have sooo inspire ME with regards to the carnival that I made a "Circus Tent", please do enter it when you're dropping by my blOZ...I Love It All from the Hats to those delicious looking cupcakes - I can tasted the icing now...Mizz Fiji looks devine as I know she would...I love the coconut shell "To Shabby Tropical"...its all the rave now - now everyone wants to live in a coconut...I think I'm going to lay low - I must be on a sugar high, way to much sweets - but hey what would it be if you didn't eat sweets at a carnival...I'm off buzzing visiting all the other sites...see ya later alligator...Q Bee C "These wings made for flying that's what they will do - one of this days these wings are going to fly over you!"

JillzWhimzy said...

Lisa, I had to work 1/2 the day & couldn't wait to get off to go to the "Carnival!" Whooo was it an amazingly majical time! You are the best hostess! I told all my friends (at my blog & made it Carnival day) & we can't wait to do it again! Thanks so much - pixie dust hugs,

Noodlegirl said...

Ahh I am finally back and read all the post totaly loving it. This is so fun!


The Joy of Nesting said...

Congratulations Lisa!!

What a success and what fun!! I can't believe all the work you put into this little soiree but it really reflects your love for Circus and Carnivals :)When you have a little time drop by for a lovely cup of tea. I posted a bit of info about circuses in Mexico you might enjoy.

Pattie ;)
Mazatlan Mexico

Elaine A said...

Lisa -
My friend came up for the day and we had such a wonderful time at the Carnival Soiree! What a Gala and such glorious things to see, not to mention eat, yum! Loved the hats and the everything, made me feel like a kid again, such fun. Thank you for a wonderful day!

Elaine Allen

Studio At Crow Haven Farm said...

Lisa, popping into your much engery and excitement in the air! What a lovely job you have done and thank you so much for all of your work you have done to put this amazing Carnival Soiree together! I'm doing a circle and will be back...Your giveways are freaking amazing and would love to win them ALLLLLLLL!!! LOL giggle, giggle, giggle... Just a fantastic Carnival Day!

Debra said...

I am here late but still in time to load up on eye candy and goodies, Yeah!!!

domestic bliss said...

so cute! I love the mermaid.

Lola Enchanted said...

{{Bowing to the Carnival Queen!}} I first have to say how much fun this was and what great posts you've done, it's like stepping into pure MAGIC! And I really want to thank you for having me and hosting such a wonderful blog party!!!!! And, of course I'm keeping my fingers crossed for the give~aways!!!! I do have to get my hands on your book!!!!! Thank you Lisa for this wonderful event!!!! You are sincerely the:

::::Carnival Queen::::

Stacy/Creativemuse said...

WOW I'm sad it's ending. I am going to linger a bit longer! What a fabulous time! Had by all I'm sure! I did try to get one of those cuppies but they were sold out and no one was willing to part with one .....I did lick some frosting off the plate. ahh

These are such fabulous treats you are offering Lisa you are sooooo amazing I can't even imagine the hours and months of preperation in just creating these magical creations then photographing and blogging. I am sure there is soo much more work done on your book I can't wait to check it out! SO much magic! Love it!
I'd love to be included in your giveaway my info
is as follows my sweet one
sharris145 at roadrunner dot com

Caroline said...

Wonderful giveaway and loving the carnival!

Ann said...

Lisa..I have had the most magical,imaginative day at this wonderful carnival!! I am still listening to the playlist as I revisit my favorite stops at the carnival. I need to buy another hat..a girl can't have too many pretties,can she! I think there is one carousel horse I haven't been on..must ride them all. I do have to see the carnival dolls one more time!! Thank you for inviting me to this spectacular event!! Ann

Priscila said...

ah the mermaid is soooooooo cute !I love her! My sister had her baby today at 11:58 so Im just now joining and catching up! I love all the hard work u have put into this are such a fun person and sweet at that!

Deborah said...

OOOooooo, seven posts in ONE day! I could barely keep up with you...they are all so wonderful. YOU are love all your art. **blows kisses** Deborah

faerie enchantment said...

I'm winding down for a carnival drink and some dinner, I thank each and everyone of you for coming by all day and everyday to my blog and for being apart of this magical soiree of a day, a carnival of sorts.

Please send me your emails at: to receive your free digital collage sheet.

I will leave this giveaway post up til Monday and pick the main winners on Monday night at 8pm!

Magic and Carnival Joy to you all!
Lisa! said...

Clapping clapping clapping!! Miss Lisa, you have outdone yourself!!!! You are truly the magical carnivale queen!!

I have been in my wee bed not feeling so well, so escaping at brief moments to come and play and visit has been a treat!! What a fab event!! xoxo, Vanessa

The Gossamer Tearoom said...

Thank you, Lisa for all your hard work to make this a magic-filled day for everyone! You have reminded me of warm summer nights going to the fairgrounds with my Mom and Dad, riding all the kiddie rides I could and eating cotton candy! I've had such fun (even though I had to come to the party late after working all day).
Wishing you bright carnival-colored dreams,

Jamie said...

Okay, exhausted I am, after such a fun day at your carnival...thanks for having me! Your giveaways sound awesome, especially your Circus follies collage CD!!! You are so sweet to be so generous. I've loved all of your fun posts Lisa!

StampinMom :-)

Poetic Dreams said...

Do ya know I've never been to a Carnival in my life? I adore the sweet trip ya've given me. I love the pictures of the fun activities. Cotton candy,Candy Neckelaces,Bracelets,Henrietta Hippo was adorable as all get out! I want to thank ya for a fabulous time!
Wishing ya a wonderful day.
Poetic Dreams @

Debb said...

Love the carnival and the give aways maybe I will win hoe so !!!!!!
love Debb

SpiritMama said...

You do know how to put on a great party! Mama FreeBird and I have enjoyed every minute of your entertaining pics, posts, and music. I'm so glad t have discovered you and your fun blog, I'll be back to visit often!

Waxela (wa-shay-la)
aka SpiritMama

jmichelle said...

Merci, This is my first Soriee, This was so much fun, and Im still playing,... Thank you so much for having it , and for Initing me to join in
Everything is so beautiful,so colorfull,.. You are a fabulos hostess,...

KarenHarveyCox said...

Oh, I love mermaids. She is adorable.

Gabrielle Madsen said...

Hi I've just finally arrived ~ lovely things to see, inspiring hat!

Cyberdelia said...

Wheee, what a fun day!! My little magical companions and I had a wonderful time at the carnival! :-) I finally just got my post up with pics from the day, hehe. We are all tired but happy from all the sights & sounds & food! Thank you sooo much for this fun event!! :-) :-)

Valarie said...

What a wonderful day I have had at the circus. Thanks for an amazing day. Valarie

Cher said...

wow Lisa...what an amazing fun time this was! your posts too fun and well..u just didn't let me get any housework done at all! My hubby cannot understand my *attraction* to the puter lately lolol...Ty for the to read more.
Cher ( a follower or should u call us addicts?)

Michelle said...

Hi Lisa!! I had a long day out so I am going through everyone's list and taking a look at their blogs now. I loved all your posts...I hope I win one of the giveaways!!

Thank you for posting this for all of us! I'm sure everyone had a great time!Lots of hugs!

Lydia said...

Mr. Auguste Unica has finally been found!!!!!

Lydia said...

PS- The carnival was just GRAND!~!! Thank you!

LiLi M. said...

Just want to thank you: I had a marvellous time over here. I think it was cool to visit 7 posts, how original!
Now you can lean backwards, but I bet you are still flying around in blogland filled with positive energy to share with your fellow attendents of the Soirée, have fun and thanks again!

vivian said...

Lisa. Ive known from day one that you pretty amazing.. this little party totally confirms that !

Madison Avenue Baby said...

What wonderful goodies and such fun reading the posts!

Scrappy Jessi said...

hey sweets,
so fun, im hopping all over blogland today!!!
woo hoo.


KathyJ said...

Hi Lisa,

I had a crazy day yesterday, but am FINALLY getting to visit everyone at the party.

I can't tell you how much fun all of your posts are, you really are wonderfully creative.

Thanks for hosting such a great event.

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

This is such an awesome evet. I had way too much fun...m.

HiHo said...

I had the most amazing time visiting and attending. What a to the shop I'll reread in detail from there! hurry hurry, Heidi

faerie enchantment said...

I am so excited that you all had fun at the Carnival Soiree, I walked away with load of sweets and treats, the cotton candy and kettle corn were so good, I loved riding the carousel and shopping for dolls.

I enjoyed each and everyone of your Carnival Adventures, they filled my day with so much joy!

To All:

The giveaways ends tonight!


faerie enchantment said...

I am picking the winners after I watch Jack Bauer on 24. Then tomm. I will post the winners, and I have decided to post the collage sheet here on my blog in full resolution, for all of you, and others.
I still was waiting on all the emails and figured it would be easier to just post it.

Magic and Joy to you all!

Holly Loves Art said...

Oh what fun! I'm so glad I found this through our facebook connection. I am going to add you to my favorites on my sidebar once and for all so I will remember to visit you all th time!


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