20 December, 2013

" . . . And the Winners Are . . . "


Well . . . it's been an amazingly fun few weeks here at the office looking at everyone's decorating pictures - but, now it's time to start handing out some prizes . . .

So . . . without much further ado (though, as previously stated in this space, I love a good ado) . . . here are the winners of this year's 4th Annual Tartanscot Holiday Decorating Contest -

" . . . The Front Entry . . . "

First Prize 
Kim Macumber, Massachusetts 
Kim will be receiving a copy of Ronda Carman's new book
"Designers at Home" which features my own home (as well as
members of our panel, Tobi Fairley, Michael Devine, and Brian
Patrick Flynn)

Second Prize
James Phillips, Virginia 
James will we receiving one of these delightful
glass ornaments from Gumps of San Francisco.

" . . . The Tree . . . "

First Prize 
Jean Baird, California 
and Jean will be receiving a "Santa in San Francisco"
ornament from Gumps of SF.

Second Prize
Nicholas Adamko, New Jersy
Nicholas will we receiving one of these delightful
glass ornaments from Gumps of San Francisco.

". . . The Dining Table . . . "

First Prize 
Jeffrey Neve, California 
And Jeffrey will be receiving a marvelous "Partridge in a Pear Tree" pillow from Tobi Fairley Designs!  

Second Prize 
Lori Cropp, Pennsylvania

Lori will we receiving one of these delightful
glass ornaments from Gumps of San Francisco.

" . . . The Holiday Pet . . . " 

First Prize 
Kathy Maness, Georgia
"Skeeter and Murphy" 
Kathy will receiving a Fortuny Dog collar 
from B.Viz Designs.   

Second Prize
Emily Janson, Illinois

Emily will we receiving one of these delightful
glass ornaments from Gumps of San Francisco.

It's been another fun year - and I love seeing all of your creativity.  With almost 250 entries . . . and almost 1000 images . . . I'm overwhelmed by all of your holiday spirit. 



Kim said...

Wohoo!! Thank you so much Scot and wonderful judges!! My boys are so proud to be loved!! and I am grateful that you inspired me to get things ready early this year!! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!! xo


A big thank you to the judges for selecting my tree for second prize, and to Scott for holding this delightful contest! So much fun seeing everyone's decorations. Congrats to all the winners!

Karena Albert said...

A huge congratulations to all of these creative winners!
The Arts by Karena

home before dark said...

I loved the two dog Christmas the very best! Great fun.

Emily said...

Wow- little Stella "perked up" after hearing she was a prize winner! Thank you for putting such a fun contest together Scot...and thank you for the lovely ornament. It will make us smile when we look at it for years to come. Props to my blogging friend Kim for her first place (well deserved) front door entry! Happy Holidays to all!XO Emily

An Urban Cottage said...

Congratulations to the winners. All such beautiful work...and pets!

Shannon's Shanonigins said...

Congratulations to all the talented winners :-) Have a beautiful Christmas. It's been so fun to peek into all your holiday homes

Fairhope Supply Co. said...

Excellent choices! It's been such fun to see the entries, and I'm so happy about the pet category being added.
Merry Christmas to you and all the winners and judges!

The French Tangerine said...

What fun! Especially love the first prize table winner.. He has a lovely Ira Yeager painting hanging and I am a HUGE fan of Ira's. I have 2 of is paintings and have done several posts about his artwork. He is fabulous! So fun to see this beautiful painting hanging behind a beautiful holiday table.
Such a treat,

My Notting Hill said...

Congrats to all the winners. There's so much inspiration here. Had to smile when I saw the dogs tagged w/Merry Christmas.

Kathy said...

Thank you Scot for hosting the holiday contest. Wow and thank you judges you had a difficult job. The Christmas trees, doors and tables were all stunning.
I LOVE dogs so they were all winners in my eyes. So much fun!

Skeeter and Murphy are singing with joy, arrrrrroooo!

Happy holidays to one and all!

Merlin said...

It was just delicious fun and your Judges did themselves proud, too! franki

Kathy said...

Murphy will be wearing her beautiful new collar on the red carpet when she accepts her award from the academy.

The enchanted home said...

Amazing entries!! Love the pets holding the Merry Christmas signs...too cute! Congrats to all the winners!

Nancy {at} powellbrower at home said...

wonderful selections! This was a fun contest that I will be sure to enter next year. Happy Holidays to you and yours and all the best in the New Year! xo Nancy

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Congrats to the winners!!!

Jennings and Gates said...

Wow. Absolutely gorgeous photos all around. Congrats to the winners, and thanks for the fun contest Scot. Such a great way to kick off the holidays. Have a wonderful Christmas! xo, N.G.


Congrats to all the winners…well deserved!

Fletcher @ High Cotton Style said...

So fun! Loved seeing the pictures!

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