Wednesday, July 25, 2012

It’s Giveaway Time!

Those of you who “like” Sugar and Shimmer on Facebook will know that recently the page reached 100 fans which I decided was cause for a giveaway. For those of you don’t like Sugar and Shimmer on Facebook – what are you waiting for?!

For this giveaway I wanted to partner with a local artist to offer you a really great prize. The lovely Marianne LoMonaco, based out of Barrie, Ontario, fit the bill perfectly. Marianne’s original fine art photography is absolutely beautiful and covers a variety of subjects including still life, nature and food. I’m in love with her kitchen art!

Here of some of my favourite prints from Marianne’s Etsy shop.

So what’s up for grabs? Marianne has generously donated four 5x7 prints of your choice! That’s up to a $60 value! You know you want to win so here’s what you need to do:

  1. Visit Marianne’s Etsy shop then come back here and leave a comment telling me which 4 prints you’d like to win. Marianne can make any of her prints into a 5x7 so just choose your favourites! (MANDATORY ENTRY
  2. Like Sugar and Shimmer on Facebook 
  3. Favourite Marianne’s Etsy Shop
  4. Like our intrepid weekly cooking guest poster One Hungry Dude on Facebook 
  5. Share the giveaway on Facebook 
  6. Tweet about the giveaway 
Use the handy dandy Rafflecopter widget below to let me know which of the activities you’ve completed. You must leave a comment with your list of prints but the rest of the entries are optional.

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The contest is open to anyone, anywhere in the world and it closes on Thursday, August 2 at 12:01 AM EST so be sure to get your entries in. Good luck and thank you for being a reader!


  1. Marianne's prints have been on my wishlist for AGES! I'd love a set for my new office / craft room that features: Vintage Book Love, Vintage Camera Girl, Bike Photo "I can go anywhere" and Beach Photo: To the Beach.

  2. I like the

  3. Oh so many nice ones!
    I'd choose the Antique Sewing machine, The Vintage Corona Typewriter, Vintage Kodak camera's and the Turquoise Dandelion prints!

  4. I like the SALE Butterflies and Dragonflies: Four 5x5 Fine Art Photography Prints Spring Home Decor Wall Art SAVE 40% OFF!

  5. My favourites are Farm Fresh Eggs, Blackberries, Sweet Cherry and Wild Strawberries. Thanks for the chance to win :)

  6. Oh my goodness. I have a new house with blank walls to decorate! There's too many choices.

    1. The clouds would be perfect for Molly's sky room
    2. The cloud with the tree poking too!
    3. The strawberries would be a great inspiration for decorating my new kitchen.
    4. And the lollipops would add a little class to the playroom I'm designing in my head for the monkey.

  7. ah! My favorites were hard to narrow, but I finally did it (an hour later)

    1. dandelion art whimsical flower on page 9

    2. clarity

    3. a moment in time lamp post

    4. pussy willows

  8. I know exactly where I would put these - all together! I love, love, love her stuff:

    1. Dreamer
    2. Zebra
    3. Peacock feather with water drop
    4. Sea urchin

  9. Hey Sarah, how does one chose only 4? I like all the peacock feather prints,especially feather with water droplet, the vintage camera prints, Tree Wall Art - Winer Wonderland, Beach Photo, sand & water only and To the Beach and...and
    Thanks for the opportunity to win some of these beautiful prints.

  10. So talented, I love them all! My top picks:

    1. french macarons No.2
    2. When we fell in love
    3. Enchanted spring
    4. hello shelley b