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Aloha & thanks for stopping by! I have online shops at: http://www.zazzle.com/treasuresfromhawaii* & http://www.treasuresfromhawaii.etsy.com where I sell Fine Art Photos & Beach in a Bottle gifts(vials filled with sand, shells, coral, beach glass and other treasures that I personally collect from Kauai's seashores~~~These make wonderful wedding/party decor/favors and any occasion gifts... Please visit ~~ I love company!

Oh, To Be Lily

Oh, To Be Lily
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Oh, to be floating weightlessly in a cool soothing body of water...Oh, to be glistening in the summer sun while refreshing wet drops cling lusciously to our skin...Oh, to be a lily pad in a carefree world - Oh, to be Lily...

Amethyst Moon

New full moon photos listed...See 'Amethyst Moon' and another of my full moon photos, 'Tickle Your Fancy', in these treasuries:


Available in various sizes - including gallery wrapped giclee on canvas!
All photos are printed with archival Epson inks, on archival Epson luster
paper - These beauties will last longer than we will! ;)

Any questions, comments or just to stop by and say, "Aloha", email me @: treasuresfromhawaii@yahoo.com

God bless and may 2011 treat you kindly ;) xo Dava

Celebr8 My Birthday - I'm Doing the Gifting to YOU!

Welcome to my Birthday Giveaway!

I was feeling a little down about turning 43 this year(those of u who know me, know the "big" birthdays - i.e., 30, 35, 40, etc., don't bother me at all - it's those pesky "off years" that do it...Go figure, I don't follow the norm *rolls eyes and grins*)...Sooooo, I've decided to make myself smile by giving stuff away - always love to give to others where I can! This is where YOU come in!

You can win one of my Message Beach in a Bottles(perfect for keeping or giving a one-of-a-kind gift to your loved one this Valentine's Day - tell your friends to buy them, they'll thank you for the gr8 idea!*wink*)...Also up for grabs is a choice of one of my 8x10 fine art photos - you choose one from those shown below...Photo is printed with Epson archival inks on 8&1/2"x11"(image is 8x10 with slight white border so image isn't cut off when you frame)professional archival luster paper(it'll be around longer than we are)...


"Oh, To Be Lily"

"God Always Leaves a Window Open"

"Green Leaf in an Ethereal World" from "Ethereal Series"(colors inverted-no editing)

Message Beach in a Bottle

This is where the boring details come in-(drumroll courtesy of Alex Van Halen*grin*)...

To win the Message Beach in a Bottle and your choice of one of my 8x10 photos shown above you must do the following:

1) Follow my blog then leave a comment that u r now following(to my wonderful already followers - u still must leave a comment that you follow me!)

2) "Like" me on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/TreasuresFromHI & leave separate comment here that you now(or have forever*grin*) like(d)me - yayyy they really like me, they really do!!

This concludes instructions on how to enter this giveaway - for EXTRA entries keep reading...

Those of you who'd love to get EXTRA entries do any(or all) of the following:

Leave a comment on my facebook page http://www.facebook.com/TreasuresFromHI mentioning this giveaway for 1 extra entry...

Share a link to this giveaway on YOUR blog or facebook page for 1 extra entry each link left(but you MUST leave a separate comment(for each) here that you did it, along with link back to your blog/FB page to get the credit(s))...

Share this giveaway link on twitter and leave separate comment here with twitter link for one extra entry...

Leave separate comment here telling me the title of your favorite object from my Etsy shop at: www.treasuresfromhawaii.etsy.com

Bring your friends - have your friend(s) comment here that you sent them, you'll get an extra entry for each friend who comments! ;)

This giveaway is open until 2/9/11 11:59pHST(that's Hawaiian time - it's my giveaway so I can finally do something on LOCAL time*grin*!!) For those of you who are bad at figuring out time zones*raises hand* here's the gist: Hawaiian time is 5 hrs. earlier than EST(eastern standard) and 2 hrs. earlier than PST(pacific standard)...Winner will be decided by random counter and announced on my birthday - 2/10/11...God bless!! xoxo Dava

Women Artists of Kauai Holiday Fine Art Festival - Hanapepe

Join the Women Artists of Kauai at their fine art festival...Live music,
yummy food, beautiful art and the artists that create it! See ya there
the Saturday after Thanksgiving! God bless...

And the WINNER is.....ohhh the anticip8n*GRIN*

The lucky winner of my giveaway - UPrinting's free 250 business cards is:

Angel Jacklyn!! :D

Many congrats Angel - You'll be receiving an email from me shortly &
I'll pass on your information to UPrinting so they can
get in touch with you regarding your cards...

I thank everyone for taking part in my first giveaway and look forward to
doing another soon so stay tuned for more gr8 FREE products ;)

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(FYI: I use Random.Org to choose winner so my giveaways are fair to everyone...)

Gr8 Giveaway! Get 250 Die Cut Business Cards FREE

This is my first give-away from UPrinting(although I've entered several!) :D

What you'll win:

250 Die Cut Business Cards of your choice for One (1) Winner

TEMPLATE SAMPLES(click photos to go to UPrinting):

2 x 3.5”, 2 x 2” (square card) or 1.75 x 3.5” (slim card)

Die cutting options available: Rounded Corners, Leaf, Rounded One-Corner, Half-Circle Side, Circle

Paper Type: 14pt Cardstock Gloss, Matte, or High Gloss; 13pt Cardstock Uncoated

Color: 4Color Front, Blank Back; 4Color Front, Black Back; 4Color Both Sides

Use these cards to advertise your business, as hang tags for products/merchandise, etc. - there are endless possibilities!

Limited to US residents only(sorry, not my choice) 18 years old and above...

Here's how you win:

1. "Follow" this blog(if you are not already following) & leave a comment that you are now a follower...That's it - easy huh?! For more chances/entries to win:

2. Tweet this and leave a separate comment here with the URL from Twitter...

3. "Like" my Facebook fan page at:
http://www.facebook.com/TreasuresFromHI Leave a comment there mentioning my blog/this giveaway then leave a separate comment here that u did so for another entry!

**CONTEST ENDS at midnight, EST, on 10/11/10 - I'll announce the winner on 10/12/10**

Make sure you leave your name and an email that allows a reply(Your email will not be given out or used for any other purpose(s). To the winner: I will email you and get your mailing address in order to send it to UPrinting(I will use only to pass on to UPrinting so they can connect with you to give you your prize). YOU DO NOT HAVE TO LEAVE YOUR EMAIL IN YOUR COMMENT...I HAVE IT FROM YOUR POSTING A COMMENT - as long as you use an email that allows a reply.

Thanks for your support - I'm excited to pass on this wonderful opportunity...
UPrinting is a generous company(just for hosting this giveaway they are kindly giving me 250 business cards, at no cost) with beautifully-made products - Check out their page here: http://www.uprinting.com

Kauai Hawaii WailuaFalls Post Cards from Zazzle.com

Kauai Hawaii WailuaFalls Post Cards from Zazzle.com

Sold! My Zazzle postcards are being bought up - get urs while they last! (Just kidding...They'll be around for awhile - When they run out, I'll make more) :P

Buy in bulk to have around for those last-minute occasions, or as boxed gift sets to give to loved ones(they come with envelopes & gr8 little clear boxes all ready to gift!)...They also make wonderful, unique little works of art when matted/framed and hung or displayed on a miniature easel...Inexpensive and thoughtful way to spread the Aloha spirit...

Aloha & God bless...Dava