12.16.2011

The Novica Winner is......


evidence
of divinity
found in each breath
the breath within our chest
the breath
of winters magnificence

evidence of divinity
as the sun lights icy crystals
colors dance 
and fairies prance
kin to the living spark
light that dances within our hearts

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Novica thank you for honoring my blog friends and readers
with a $50 gift certificate for your website!

Novica supports artists around the world by giving them a place to share and sell what they create. 
An opportunity for us to purchase and enjoy products made by hand and heart. 

Random number generator has chosen

Congratulations Elena!

Elena has a wonderful and artful blog,
where she shares gorgeous photography!
Treat yourself to a visit to her blog Bicocacolors.

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As we near Winter Solstice, 
my heart feels the peace found in deep nights.

Soon,  we will experience more sunlight each and every day.


Wishing you all a lovely holiday season!

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59 comments:

  1. Happy holidays to you lovely lady.
    Much love.

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  2. Lovely pictures of ice crystals once again :-)
    Happy Holidays Tammie!

    Rune

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  3. Elena is a great artist, his art makes us dream like yours ...
    A big hug to both!

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  4. Wishing you the most beautiful holiday season!

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  5. More beautiful ice crystals..... ! Happy almost Solstice from the Northern woodlands!

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  6. this magical pictures touches my heart! you've a great eye my dear.

    wish you a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Tammie.

    cordially hugs
    isabella

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  7. Stunning pictures!! =) And concratulations to the lucky winner! :)

    Yes.. now the nights are dark, so dark.. candles lighten up the homes..
    and soon comes the sun back! =))

    Lovely holiday season to you, too! :)

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  8. wOw...so totally dazzling work! beautiful words, and congratulations to the winner here! very cool! Merry Christmas to you, Tammie!

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  9. thank you all for your lovely wishes.

    yes candles Viola! Beeswax candles, I love their smell and light!

    blessings to all.

    Tammie

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  10. Beautiful images - I love the background. Wishing you a wonderful Holiday Season too. Mickie :)

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  11. Congratulations to your winner. Your icicle photos fill me with wonder every time Tammie. Joyeux winter solstice to you.

    Love

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  12. I love the winter!!! Your crystals photos is so great. I hope we got some in this winter. It is so nice when the sun light them up.
    Have a great weekend to you.
    Hug from Hilda

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  13. congrats to Elena, lucky you.

    stunning images Tammie, wow!!!!

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  14. Wonderful photos! As usual :)
    Congratulations to fantastic Elena.
    Have a really great weekend!
    Hugs from Ninni

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  15. Your photos are simply amazing!!!
    Blessings,Flora

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  16. OMG! I can not believe, how luck! ahhhhhh I'm excited Tammie, Novica has got amazing things!! now tell me what must I do!
    thanks again and again and I wish you all the best,

    Elena

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  17. Truly beautiful images and thought.

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  18. Wowowowowowow! Amazing pictures -- thanks for blessing us with the magic of the season!

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  19. These little crystals are so hopeful and delicate... even more beautiful when paired with your words. Happy holidays to you.

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  20. Tammie,

    You have a special gift
    in photographing the divinity of nature.

    Greatings,

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  21. Seasonal greetings from Scotland Tammie, may your photographs in 2012 equal the magical imagery you continue to post.

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  22. Wow, what gorgeous chrystals! Great shots.

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  23. Ice crystal perfection! Love your wintery photographs! We are supposed to have another storm on the way- I'm excited! :)

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  24. Tammie, your caption is the winner... Mavis Mudd liked it the best... she said it was most appropriate for a goat such as Naomi. Send me your mailing address and I will ship out the print, pronto. Jeri Landers

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  25. T-such beautiful crystals. Congratulations to Elena - a gift from one talented photographer to another - perfect balance really. Go well. B

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  26. Wow, the perfect shot, winter, winter !!!

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  27. You are the best! Congratulations to the winner!!! She will be delighted as I am with your photographs. Truly outstanding and astounding.

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  28. these photos are amazing!
    + it does astound to see
    all the colors that are
    housed within white.
    (color has got me/LOVE!)
    xo

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  29. looks like you will have another cold winter.

    Merry Christmas and a great holiday.

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  30. Thanks for the chance at the giveaway. I will check out the link to the winner. I hope you have a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year. Tammie thanks for sharing your vision of the world, we are blessed to see it through your eyes. hugs.

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  31. Lovely pictures. And what a lucky winner!

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  32. Beautiful! Blessings for you..

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  33. Happy Winter! Beautiful breath of life, this blog!

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  34. ...beauty & warmth be with yoU always! ~ blessed be ~ tammie lee!...

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  35. Hi again Tammie,

    Mr. Cheddar is looking for your vote! If you can, please stop by at:

    http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=pu.160254954019204&type=1

    and like/vote for the Chedster!

    Cheers, Geraldine and Mr. Cheddar

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  36. Finally getting back to visit everyone and I find all of these amazing posts! Beautiful photos Tammie!

    Funny my 'capshaw' word is 'icemiff'

    Happy Holidays!!

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  37. Lovely sparkles, Tammie!


    Aloha from Honolulu
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  38. Happy Winter Solstice to you too, Tammie :)
    Trying to balance the time with the job, family and myself hence less blogging but nonetheless still working hard on getting new designs for the next season!

    Many blessings and may you have a wonderful winter holiday and 2012 :)

    All the best,
    Yee Von <3

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  39. I love the closeup pictures of the crystals! Wishing you a magical christmas and new year Tammie!
    Jess xx

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  40. Gorgous magical post...beautiful images..pure poetry..and beautiful prose! Congrats to the winner..hooray!

    HUgs sweet friend and wishing you a lovely holiday and magical new year ahead!
    Hugs
    V~

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  41. Congratulations, Elena!

    Winter blessings to you all!

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  42. As always, lovely photos that keep me coming back. Happy holidays Tammie!:D

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  43. Beautiful glassy ice crystals. Always gorgeous photos and poetic words.
    Happy Holidays, Tammie!
    Stay warm and cosy this winter.

    Hugs,
    Jo.xx

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  44. I just want to say:

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you! :)

    Peace, love and light! :)

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  45. Hi Tammy, I'm just stopping by today to wish you and yours a very very Merry Christmas.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  46. We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas :)
    Myriam

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  47. Dear Tammie ~ As always inspiring words and images! Wishing you a Merry Merry Christmas! I hope you have a lovely and joyous holiday. Hugs and Peace Carol

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  48. Divinity all around, all the time. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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  49. Beautiful blog!
    I wish you a Happy New Year!

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  50. Here I am again.
    Thank you for visiting!
    Great pictures...wise words!
    Thank you for that!
    BShell

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  51. holy smokes Tammie!!!! these photos are amazing!!!! you blow me away with these!!!!

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  52. Hello, TAMMIE LEE.

     I was given many crops from your glorious works.
     We are far distantly each other, but this human interchange has cultural significance.

     Thank you for your heartwarming message and many visit, in this year.
     I thank for your encouragement for Japan.

     Healthy and Happy new years for you and yours.

    Close spring, ruma ❀

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  53. Dear Tammie,
    Once again you gift us with beauty and light. I think the ice is gorgeous....
    Thank you for introducing me to Novica and Elena Nuez.
    I shall be sharing with my friends.
    Have a blessed New Years.
    Looking forward to 2012 the Year of the Water dragon.
    Sherry who loves Dragons

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  54. Hello.
    Really nice pictures - incredible blog.
    Wishing you a good day.
    Hugs Hanne Bente
    www.finus.dk

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  55. Wonderful crystals, beautiful images. Such images I like to take. Greeting Torunn in Norway.

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  56. love all your photos here...you seem to be a pro photographer..how i wish!

    me and my blogs are following you now..

    Travel Euroasia
    Europe Travel Pad
    Countryside Trip
    Travel Snapshots

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  57. These are gorgeous Tammie. the light in the second photo is simply beautiful.

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Warm greetings to you~

Thank you for visiting and also for sharing your thoughts and feelings. Seeing through your eyes and heart mean so much to me!

Tammie