Saturday, November 10, 2012

Life Expressions Feature and Giveaway!



     This month, i am really hoping to feature and introduce you to some wonderful SAHM artists and crafters. We are really trying to focus on a handmade & local holiday again this year, although it won't be 100% handmade (my kids want legos and barbies). We can still make a lot of our purchases locally and from small businesses.
The first business i'd like to introduce you to is my Sister in law, Shawna.


A bit about Shawna: "My name is Shawna Lowther,  I am a stay at home mother of 4 and I love to create special, original signs and sayings for people.  All of my signs can be personalized and customized, you pick the saying, color of board, color of lettering and the size that you would like the sign to be. "

Shawna orders the lettering for each sing, and then buys the wood, cuts it, sands it, paints it and applies the lettering.




All of the signs are on real wood so they all have that uniqueness that wood grain and knots add.

You can check out Shawna's Facebook page, and by 'liking' it you are automatically entered to win a free sign! You can also look around at some of the items that have already been created, the different styles and the color options that are available. Shawna creates signs for every season, and occasion!

She is located in West Michigan, and takes custom orders for her signs.  You can also find her set up at local craft shows, and you can even book your own "Make and take" party if you live in the area!


i think the block sets are my favorite. She has several Autumn/Thanksgiving themed block sets that really capture the season.  She offers a variety of different styles, shapes and colors. You can view many different examples of her work here.




i also really love the family signs. She has some with the child's name and birthday, some with the family name and many that have wonderful quotes or sayings about family.  There is a really a huge variety to choose from and the design possibilities are endless!


Shawna has generously offered one of my readers a small set of blocks (up to 7) or a 6x24 sign of the winner's choice!!
Please enter on the rafflecopter form below. You might have to wait for it to load.
a Rafflecopter giveaway Make sure and read terms and conditions, this giveaway is open to US only.

79 comments:

  1. I really like the FAMILY one :)

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  2. I really like the Happy Moments Praise GOD, and then FAMILY is Everything!

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  3. I love the blocks with the pictures of the children saying we love you!

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  4. I love the birth announcement blocks! They are my absolute favorite! :)

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  5. Bless our home would be a lovely gift for my SIL's new house!

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  6. Off-topic, but I grew up in Zeeland (as Tree knows...) ;)

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  7. These signs are great. I would love to win one.

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  8. I love the Merry Christmas blocks
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=108187112612082&set=a.108182829279177.12111.101729383257855&type=3&theater

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  9. May there always be sand between your toes and sunburn on your nose

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  10. Ive been looking for one of these for Fall! Awesome giveaway!

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  11. doh! My favorite sign is The Merry Christmas one! :) There are alot of cute ones :)

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  12. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=149523481811778&set=a.108182829279177.12111.101729383257855&type=3&theater

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  13. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=149523481811778&set=a.108182829279177.12111.101729383257855&type=3&theater

    The one above that should be posted in my daughter's room with both their names on it.

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  14. These are so beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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  15. If i win I would choose the We Love Grandma.

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  16. I love the dinner choices ones and the last name blocks.

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  17. I would probably choose a set of blocks for our last name (luckily it is 7 letters!)

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  18. I love the Enjoy the Simple things sign!

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  19. If I won, I would love the Enjoy the simple things sign.

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  20. I like the last name established plaques.

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  21. I like the family one! cantonbrandy@yahoo.com

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  22. i like 'the CRAB is in'!...hahaha.....

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  23. I like the Joy to the World blocks.

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  24. Idk what I'd choose. I love the blocks but I'd probably choose to have my last name on a sign!

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  25. Those are so cool! I dont even know which I'd choose, my daughters name maybe?

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  26. I love the last name with established date on the window ) I also love the crab is in! :)

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  27. Would love the Christmas Tree blocks

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  28. I like the one shoe can change a life Cinderella sign

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  29. This one is my favorite...
    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.108182829279177.12111.101729383257855&type=3#!/photo.php?fbid=270970779667047&set=a.108182829279177.12111.101729383257855&type=3&theater

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  30. I like the quotation signs!
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  31. I love may love be the heart of this home way art
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  32. I would pick Family is Everything blocks

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  33. Love this one:https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=108188619278598&set=a.108182829279177.12111.101729383257855&type=3&theater

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  34. I think my favorite signs are the family ones and the verse ones. Very nice and attractive additions to the home and you get to share your heart in a unique way. Thanks for the chance to win something like this. Blessings!

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  35. I love the Joy to the World blocks!
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  36. I love the Family is Everything block set!

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  37. I would choose one of the Christmas signs

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  38. faith, family and friends sign

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  39. I like the Tis the Season sign!

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  40. I like the family one

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  41. I like the Simple Pleasures are life's treasures sign.

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  42. I love the Faith, Family, and Friends sign
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  43. I like the family sign
    Thanks!
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  44. i like the simply adorable sign!

    i LOVE the family is everything blocks though!

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  45. I love the Merry Christmas or Joy to the World signs. They remind me of ones my mother had when I was little :)

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  46. If I won i think I would get a "ho, ho, ho" set (or the christmas tree blocks!)

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  47. I like the Dinner Choices sign.

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  48. I'm going to choose the Family blocks sign.

    My Name: Heather Abbe
    My Email: abbegirl1977 at gmail dot com

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  49. i like the family is everything sign
    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=108184675945659&set=a.108182829279177.12111.101729383257855&type=3&theater

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  50. if i win i would pick the family one

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  51. I like the barn window with the last name of the family on it
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  52. I think I would choose one of the long signs - like "we are blessed"

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  53. I love so many of them! But this one is pretty awesome! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=108188902611903&set=a.108182829279177.12111.101729383257855&type=3&theater

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  54. I love the family established sign. So cute and original!

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  55. I LOVE the family established signs!

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  56. I like the Dear Santa, i can explain sign LOL

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  57. I would choose a set of blocks HANNAH in pinks and purples.

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  58. I like, "Simple Pleasures are Life's Pleasures."

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  59. kemberley crosswhiteNovember 16, 2012 at 4:56 PM

    my favorite has to be the boys a little dirt never hurt :)
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  60. kemberley crosswhiteNovember 16, 2012 at 4:56 PM

    if i won i would choose the bless our home blocks :) senior06chs@aol.com

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  61. I like the Wish, Inspire,Dream and Believe blocks.The Christmas ones are cool too.Thank you for the great giveaway! :)
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  62. I like the Be Beautiful inside and out

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  63. I would like the The **** Family Established with family names

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