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Merry Christmas 2012

Journal Entry: Mon Dec 24, 2012, 8:07 PM
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas...
Let your heart be light
From now on,
our troubles will be out of sight
Have yourself a merry little Christmas,
Make the Yule-tide gay,
From now on,
our troubles will be miles away.
Here we are as in olden days,
Happy golden days of yore.
Faithful friends who are dear to us
Gather near to us once more.
Through the years
We all will be together,
If the Fates allow
Hang a shining star upon the highest bough.
And have yourself A merry little Christmas now.  


Hope all of you are having a wonderful and magical holiday this year - I know I am. :heart:

Merry Christmas!! by magicwingsforeverChristmas Card by Cecilou-chanChristmas Snow Globe v3 by BttrflyKissesChristmas Cardinals by MaryLaytonfrosty days XXIV by JoannaRzeznikowskaDreaming of a White Christmas by LupiniciousPeace on Earth by Phatpuppyart-Studios:thumb344483786:Instant of Light by MaximeCourtyWinter souls by ForestGirlChristmas Wish by SilEnigmaArtsChristmas magic by Nalya-DeChristmas Angel by babsartcreationsWinter Cardinals by SalonOfArtChristmas Card 2012 by HbrutonI wish by zummerfishChristmas 2012 by DeargRuadherBlue Christmas by MishelangelloACEO "Swan e Poinsettias" by JoannaBromleyHappy Christmas by AlanSmithersXmas Calendar Dec 2012 by sofia210Christmas Eve by IribelMerry Christmas 2012 by ShadoweddancerChristmas card 2012 by HeliocyanRainbow GingerBread House 2012 by PetitPlatChristmas Kisses by Sora-naWinter Tree by Adimono- Christmas angel - by ximbixillWinter Waters by Desintegrator:thumb343016413:At the Birdfeeder by aragornbirdChristmas Card by AraniartTwo Cardinals. by PsychicPsychoMerry Christmas by LhianneHAPPY HOLIDAY'S by YewrezzMerry Christmas 2012 by kayaksailorMerry Christmas Reindeers by magnesinaChristmas Kitty by GramMooChristmas is around the corner by RobinHaliouaThis Christmas by ScorpionEntitya christmas carol by RickHaigh.::Happy Holidays::. by onixaA Christmas Dawn by Dee-TRM Christmas Card 03 by RobertMichaelChristmas by milou7christmas jewels by chpsauceChristmas Sunset by EvaMcDermottmagic of christmas by deviliciousa Lantern by jjuuhhaaHeralds of christmas by vanerichMerry Christmas 8777 by Sooper-HuskyOrnamental by DaydreamMagnificenceMerry Christmas by SharonLeggDigitalArtMule Deer Buck Christmas Eve 1 by houstonryanDaisy's Holiday Dream by TeaPhotographyA Christmas Winter by gfx-micdi-designsRosy Christmas CARD by LilyasWinter in the City by PajunenWinter Wonderland II by Dominic-vd-RuitCHRISTMAS WINTER WONDERLAND by 1arcticfoxWinter Manipulation by hothaykyWinter river sunrise light by RomGamsFirst Snow by ElentoriFirst Song by Tammara



  • Mood: Jolly
  • Reading: The First Confessor - Terry Goodkind
  • Watching: Elle
  • Playing: Dishonored
  • Drinking: hot chocolate

Featuring Recent Favorites # 5

Journal Entry: Tue Apr 24, 2012, 1:27 PM

Easter Egg Blizzard by baba49Spring Swan by StroodyDiscovery by SaimainFallen Mists by EmilySotoLeaf by FriendlyButterflyAlmost done by Peenbuiker30 days to love ... by aoao2Frostbitten by Phatpuppyart-StudiosSoft Water by Roses-to-Asheshow do you dew it... by shotsfiredimagedownMantis by MizarIIFace to Face by FliuAnother World by CindysArtAporia crataegi by dralikBlossoms and leaves II. by BlackCynnamondEW by AlliecThe Pink Beauty by Ph0t0-girlWhoops! by JocelyneRSimple But Elegant by martintinazLake Meiko in March by PajunenLook into my soul by Kami-no-kuroi-namidaset the world on fire by funkichknGloomy Spring by surrealistic-gloomShades Of Gold by r3novatioGaensebluemchen 3 by feigenfruchtDaenerys Targaryen by Emerald-DepthsR a i n t o u c h e d by r3novatioIn Paradisum by Elflover21The Guardian by InertiaK:thumb238970459:Beautiful Innocence by MistRavenThe Three Flowers by Phatpuppyart-Studios:thumb296441405:worlds within by ApofissEverything That is Yet to Be by TeaPhotographyWinter Dreams by Annissina:thumb297213643:Blushing Peach Blossoms by Clu-artEclipse V. - The fire arch by realityDreamPrickly Pears by Badoo11Pretty Pastel Colours by Thelma1:thumb298017718:Garden Bluebells by Forestina-FotosWhite Love by diensilverWhat Does Not Kill Me Makes Me Stronger by CecilyAndreuArtworkPeach by MeishkaBokehkeep my tears IX by JoannaRzeznikowskaExpecting Fairy by Katerina-Art


  • Listening to: Eyes Open - Taylor Swift
  • Reading: Love's Abiding Joy - Janette Oke
  • Watching: Ellen
  • Playing: Tomb Raider: Underworld
  • Drinking: sweet tea

Easter Features 2012

Journal Entry: Sun Apr 8, 2012, 7:10 PM


happy easter, enjoy springtime by patrycjannaPeter Rabbit Wallpaper by Phatpuppyart-Studioshappy easter. by julkusiowa:thumb171629382:Happy Easter by thrumyeyeEaster Lillies by BittersweetHeartspsychedelic easter by xenaferetekMommy's Warm. by Krasskachicks by Mokarta-PhotoHappy Easter by Blueeyes0001Purple Awakening by AljoschaThielenMy 2 Sweet Baby Bunnies by bluediaboloHappy Easter by DrezdanyQuiet Bunny by ForbiddenRain:thumb294630005::thumb294102244:First Daffodil Dance 2012... by LadyAliceofOzRainbow Easter Eggs by Yuki-AlmasyHappy Easter by onixaPhoto - Happy Easter 09 by Ai-Bee:thumb294484781:Bunny by ZafiaraTwo Little Chicks by ScythicKittyBaby Bunnies by ButtineEaster Chicks by KleeNoodleSpring by malaladanila



  • Reading: Wayfarer Redemption 5: Pilgrim - Sara Douglass

Featuring Recent Favorites # 3

Journal Entry: Tue Mar 27, 2012, 9:30 AM
Nom nom by lieveheersbeestjeDream of poppys by Lilac90shi10 by Sophie-YAfter the Rain by KibounotaneThis flower is my by BlueColoursOfNature:thumb269982491:Jumping Spider 1 by RichardConstantinoffBonblue by NowiikaGolden Hues of Bloom by transientangelYou're My Sun by r3novatio:thumb291716434::thumb291615844:Doux vertige by Morgan-LouFraser Ink by IvanAndreevichUntroubled by IvanAndreevichThe cute side of birds of prey by phalalcrocoraxMy Sweet World by MelGama:thumb291972650:Draco by SvezhayaAquarian flower by Svezhayahunter by SvezhayaKind monster by SvezhayaCottage Bedroom Flowers by Forestina-Fotosconversations by HippieVan57Omphalotus cf. nidiformis by stopwhispering81Drink up, me hearties. by the-moofHeaven's Calling by Einsilbigbug love by miss-gardenerMorning of September by dralikHappy Frog by FriendFrogCincinnati Inspired by aperfectmjkDat Eye by ThesunsetsblackSweet Nectar. by ZEUS1001cherry blossom by bracketting94:thumb291883883:Roots of Consciousness by soon38Purple by Tazmaniac13summer sunset 3 by cheah77Mystery of the Ivory Charm by WildWinyanThe First of Spring by catch---22bokeh in the grass by SvitakovaEvaDream of Sunflowers by Lilac90Morganna by Phatpuppyart-StudiosBonblue by NowiikaSweet Angel by FairieGoodMother...nowhere VIII... by JoannaRzeznikowskaCursed city by xxidaCheerful Friendship by TeaPhotographyKissed by the morning sun... by RickHaighSad Little Cat by SuliannH:thumb292053170::thumb292041569::thumb289711792:Desert Beauty by NirkaGarden Pulsata by AngiWallaceHide and Seek by JimNightshadetoothless act paper by ApofissWeb of Water by JacquelineBarklaMoon Dreams by SortvindDream flower by malaladanilaBaby Bonobo by aperfectmjkEyewitness by Phatpuppyart-StudiosGlass Mosaic by KeldBachnew beginnings by mj-magicFresh Orange by diensilverSpring has Sprung (?) by ImaginedMomentsMushroom paradise by ChocolatechillaSatan's mushrooms by AldemButcher


  • Reading: Wayfarer Redemption 5: Pilgrim - Sara Douglass

Featuring Recent Favorites # 1

Journal Entry: Sun Mar 11, 2012, 6:17 PM
Opaline by yab2b.little.worlds. by candymaxDaisy by AeonDeliriumwinter red bird by Tommy8250Alice's World by kokdemirBluebell Heaven by o0neo:thumb155262247:autumn jewels by OrwaldOrangutan Baby by monkeynuts123Custom Jewelry Box by NecrosariumGone South by Rockey15hair by MoofsterThe Dreaming by Ellyevans679:thumb268591501::thumb288143766:Angry bird by DARRYL-SMITHWild Barred Owl in the Rain by DARRYL-SMITHMemory Lane by slight-art-obsessionDon't Believe in Wonderland by slight-art-obsessionMacro Lather by NITROS-dbMorning Dew by Roses-to-Ashes..:: + Soft Hues + ::.. by Roses-to-AshesHaru by Erka-ruruNew Morning by catch---22A River Runs Through It. by catch---22Teardrop On The Fire by catch---22winter kiss II by JoannaRzeznikowskaAutumn in Malomvolgy - V by DimensionSevenIn with time by jasonwildeImpact by Oer-WoutForest Fairy in the Night by pranileEchoes of pink by AnnaKirstenFallen Angel by melanneart:thumb272137783:Musical Magic by brandrificus:thumb289104492:spring time by cheah77Loving Colours by Thelma1My Wish by Phatpuppyart-Studiossakura time by RickHaighWater Droplets by CanonSX20Fairysiren by Fairysiren:thumb288917802:Napping Kitty for Jocelyne by philippeLIdyllic by markie2kHeart-felt Floral by TeaPhotographyClove Flower by HONEST-STYLEStrength by Raylauthe book and the last leaf by Orwaldsummer rain by OrwaldFor Marie-Agnes With Love by saperlipopPretty Pimples Popper by SchwarzWieEbenholZWinter Shine by nnIKOOFluid Motion by ladyred200141Let there be light I by starykocurDanny Boy by Elflover21Magical Glen by Forestina-FotosThe Ice Queen by MariannaInsomnia:thumb196911678:Pretty White Flower by JocelyneRTrees in autumn 2 by burcyna.:Icy Crab Apples:. by RHCheng.:Frozen Leaves:. by RHCheng


  • Listening to: Danny Boy - Kathleen Fisher
  • Reading: Wayfarer Redemption 4: Sinner - Sara Douglass
  • Drinking: peach soda

Leap Day & Features

Journal Entry: Wed Feb 29, 2012, 12:06 PM


Well today is the last day of February, leap day this year. I can't believe that tomorrow it's March already! Seems like Spring should be just around the corner now, I know some places already have blossoms peeking out, but today we are experiencing our first big storm of the winter. Ironic really, we've had such a mild winter this year, hardly no snow at all, then on this extra day of the month we get slammed. :lol: The weather service is calling for up to 10+ inches by this evening. White-out conditions. Heavy, wet, packy snow. I went out earlier this morning, before it got so bad, but then decided to take the rest of the day off of work after I almost got into 2 accidents from other vehicles pulling out in front of me and sliding/spinning all over the road. So it's kind of nice to be able to hunker down inside, wrapped in a blanket, enjoying a book and some computer time, and just generally being lazy. :XD:

Hope everyone is doing well. :aww:

I'm thinking of hosting a photography contest soon, with the theme of "After the Rain". Would anyone be interested? I'd need some help with judges & prizes so if you'd be up for it, let me know!

Onto the features... Here's some beautiful deviations that I've :+fav:ed recently and wanted to share with you guys!

Red Rose Blooming in Rain by MogrianneTulips by RickHaighUp the Creek Without a Paddle by Phatpuppyart-StudiosWet Rose I by Photopathica:thumb283951049:Phoenix Rising by VickyM72Grace by CecilyAndreuArtwork:thumb268413236:Misty Morning by SalemCatin the morning by IngeloreBlue Earth Lapis Bracelet by Swamp-RabbitBonded by Emerald-Depths:thumb284367789:The Garden Statue by CherishedMemoriesThere Is Magic In The Air by PridesCrossingAb11 Prank 2 by Xantipa2The Sparkle of a Journey by TeaPhotographyJust Underneath Our Feet by goRillA-iNKThe Guardian by Phatpuppyart-Studios:thumb189921047:Phoenix Rising by VickyM72Time by catch---22Tangled Love by WildWinyanFirst Snow by moonchild-ljiljaSnowy owl by lieveheersbeestjeNo Longer Mourn by Elflover21Winter Riverbank by PhotopathicaAwake by RickHaighPurple by Sophie-YPretty in Pink... just for Bia! by LadyAliceofOzDreams by FairieGoodMotherSparmannia Africana by printsILikeEvening Glow by printsILikeF0973 - Spin. by LothringenM2543 - Mmmm. by LothringenM2814 - Autumn. by LothringenRain on me by BlueColoursOfNatureDreaming of paradise by celestialprincess101Memories of the Past by PikKatzeSummer haze by gold-roseBaby's Breath by im1happyChrysanthemum chorus by CecilyAndreuArtworkGolden Pathway by T7-Productions:thumb271584367:Red and Simple by WildWinyanDaffodil by CecilyAndreuArtwork.Mushroom by ViariAutumn Colours By The Village by JocelyneRLady Slippers by thedrifterzazNochmal Bluemchen by feigenfruchtWHITE WATER by DnaFitzfall water by DnaFitzOrchids of Singapore 2008 by Samatarrsp-a-a24 by SamatarDancing Orchids by StarwaltDesignred pink by cheah77rsp-c-a7 by Samatarrsp-c-b1 by SamatarHere comes the rain by SuvetarGaia: Mistress Dragon Springfield. by Phongtu:thumb284997487::thumb162002262::thumb77883141:Spark by petrovaSeason view by petrova

Have a good day every body! :wave:



  • Reading: Relic - Douglas J. Preston & Lincoln Child
  • Watching: The DRs
  • Drinking: chai tea

w00t! Many Thanks....

Journal Entry: Wed Feb 8, 2012, 2:49 PM
:excited:

So far in the last 24 hours I've received a wonderful response to my last blog over at CloseToNature, which was pretty much begging for points and asking members to advertise the donation pool so that we can upgrade the SuperGroup status when it expires on the 19th. :lol: But hey, I want to keep being able to do themes and featuring member's/people's artwork!

As of last night, we needed 2,136 points to reach our goal.

As of right now, we only need 614 more! :w00t:

And it was kinda funny... and creepy lol... When I logged on this morning, 4 people had donated so far. But what was funny/creepy/weird were the amounts donated.

- the 1st person donated 1000 points
- the 2nd person donated 100 points
- the 3rd person donated 10 points
- the 4th person donated 1 points

Descending multiples (I think that's what you'd call if) of 10. Weird!

Anyway, thanks so much for everyone who's donated so far! I think we will be able to reach our goal now. :D


  • Reading: Wayfarer Redemption 3: Starman - Sara Douglas
  • Playing: Tomb Raider Underworld (PS2)
  • Eating: burger & fries
  • Drinking: diet cherry dr pepper

Bad Day

Journal Entry: Mon Feb 6, 2012, 5:11 PM
My fiance moved out last week. We were going to take a break, take it slow, see how it went.
Then tonight we actually really broke up. One minute it was "I love you with all my heart blah blah blah"... now all of a sudden it's "I'm going to get a lawyer and sue you for the security deposit, for the dining room table, for the bed, and for the ring."
1) I don't want the ring. He can have the cheap piece of junk back.
2) He shared this apartment long enough he spent his half of the security deposit.
3) As far as I knew, the table and bed were GIVEN to US as apartment-warming gifts.
Now he says the bed and table were given to HIM, not US. Even though the place he is living in, he has a bed and a table there.
But he loves me SO much that he wants me to sleep on the floor, you know.
I am fine with giving him his fishing & camping stuff, and dvd racks. That is all his. But I thought, as his fiance, and as we were moving into an apartment in MY name, that people that gave US the bed and table... gave them to US. Not HIM.
I am so disgusted it's not even funny.
I am so disgusted I'm not even sad.
I'm just so disgusted.


  • Reading: Wayfarer Redemption 2: Enchanter - Sara Douglas
  • Playing: Tomb Raider Underworld (PS2)
  • Eating: chimichanga
  • Drinking: raspberry crystal light

Points & Random Features

Journal Entry: Sun Feb 5, 2012, 10:41 AM

Points Needed

My group :iconclosetonature: loses it's SuperGroup status on February 19th, and so far we only have 2,540 out of the needed 4,796. :( We still need 2256 to be able to renew, and with all my bills & rent & car payment, I just can't afford it myself. I would love to continue to do themes and features, etc at the group, so if anyone could donate ANY points, even 1, it would be so appreciated. Everyone who donates gets a feature after the group's been renewed.

:star: To donate points, go to my profile: Jenna-Rose, and you will see the donation pool.

Thanks to anyone in advance who can donate :) It's truly appreciated.


Random Features of Recent Favorites

:thumb227171442:My own little rainbow by EliseEnchantedMagnolia - Day 84 by rosannabellWhat She Left Behind by nairafeeBooks are embalmed minds. by tenlittlebirdsLazy Fox by thrumyeyeWhen Autumn Meets Winter by nnIKOOWinter girl by Yasny-chanSerenity by RickHaighBrook in the Woods by philippeLSummer Reflections by Forestina-FotosJust Go With the Flow by Forestina-FotosWhite Pearls. by MateuszPisarskiA White Rose by Melancholy-Man:The Very Sleepy Caterpillar by adambrowningWhere Fairies Play by Emerald-DepthsBlack Swans by adambrowningLazy summer day by adambrowning408 by AstroadamoFrischlinge by brechnussAmazonian Milk Frog by FauxHeadIt's mine by lordfreedomWahclella Falls, Winter Study #1 by gregliefCrawl by leanijaMarble commission by ApofissThe Floating Lights by TerrauhNorthern Lights with Valviktinden by SindreAHNGolden Hues of Bloom by transientangelNorthern sunsets by sed4tiveWild Flowers by Forestina-Fotoswater drops 3 by eggsmakemesmile:thumb283432140:Holiday Tea by WildWinyanmagic times by JoannaRzeznikowska:thumb36931507:Itsy-Bitsy by aventris93Devour by mykster:thumb108047866:



  • Reading: Wayfarer Redemption 2: Enchanter - Sara Douglas
  • Playing: Tomb Raider Underworld (PS2)
  • Eating: chimichanga
  • Drinking: raspberry crystal light

Winter is Upon Us

Journal Entry: Mon Jan 30, 2012, 2:29 PM

Winter is upon us. Finally. It took a while this year.
I am going through some difficult, personal things right now that have made me feel very sad lately.
Winter isn't helping much. Snow is one thing, but the bone-chilling cold makes everything seem more depressing.
As Robert Byrne said, "Winter is nature's way of saying, 'Up yours'."

...but it can still be quite beautiful.

Winter's in the Land by Jenna-RoseWinter dream by EcatheChristmas Card by AlexandraFCome away with me in the night by Morgan-Lou:thumb269737032:Midnight Messenger by IronshodBreath of Winter by DeingeLCold by BangaLiquidWinter Remembrance by DeingeLEyes of the Winter by MikesourceSilent night by RickHaighFrozen by nnIKOOQueen of Winterland by Jenna-RoseCovered in White by thrumyeye:thumb270514617:Frost Princess by brandrificusSnow White Queen by LT-Artsdecember's dream by ninoccwhite christmas by vinter-stjarnaWinter Queen by FrozenStarRoKeepers of the North by TammaraWinter landscape by chevronguyThe Christmas Bird by Nate-Zemanwinter fun by jerry8448This cold December night... by RickHaighSnowflake by LoveitDreamScape by thrumyeyeMicroMagic by thrumyeyeBlue moon by Morgan-Louwinter by gosiaa93Winter Brook by jasonwildeFrozen Spring by SarurunKamuiIn Winter by winter-fairy-taleWinter on the city3 by aniabeataWinter 8 by aniabeataWinter Raven by kenketWinter by littlemewhateverThe Pale Season by Jenna-RoseWinter Bird by Wicked-IllusionWinter. by littlemewhateverold winter's giants by Rare-PatentLet it Snow.... by thrumyeyeStream of the winter by WojciechDziadoszWinter by MrodriqezWinter Forest by jjuuhhaaWinter Wonderland 003 by Frank-BeerSugar Frost by Jenna-RoseWinter Blues by failingjuneWinter by MikkoLagerstedtThe Winter Dream by nnIKOOLady of Winter by Jenna-Rose

Winter by Walter de la Mare

Clouded with snow
The cold winds blow,
And shrill on leafless bough
The robin with its burning breast
Alone sings now.
The rayless sun,
Day's journey done,
Sheds its last ebbing light
On fields in leagues of beauty spread
Unearthly white.
Thick draws the dark,
And spark by spark,
The frost-fires kindle, and soon
Over that sea of frozen foam
Floats the white moon.

I know I haven't been around very much lately, so I don't know how many of you are still paying attention to me around here.
But I hope everyone is doing well.


  • Mood: Sadness
  • Listening to: Nothing - The Script
  • Reading: Uncharted: 4th Labryinth by Christopher Golden

Camera for Sale

Journal Entry: Wed Jan 11, 2012, 2:46 PM


Selling my like-new Kodak camera on Ebay - www.ebay.com/itm/110807369618?…

It's a Pink Kodak EasyShare C913 digital camera, used but rarely, and in very good condition. Body has minimal signs of wear, screen and lens have no scratches. Works perfectly. Comes with user guide booklet, software disc, wrist strap, usb cord, and an insert for optional EasyShare docks. Does NOT come with a memory card (though camera has internal memory capability). Will ship with original box/packaging.

Just thought I'd put it out there ;)



  • Mood: Tired
  • Reading: Dead Witch Walking - Kim Harrison
  • Watching: news
  • Drinking: coffee

Selling Some Goodies

Journal Entry: Sun Jan 8, 2012, 1:33 PM
Hi everyone, just wanted to drop a short line to let you know that I just posted some goodies for sale on Ebay. I am currently going through my dvds, video games and books, and clearing some out. Right now on ebay I have listed: Invasion the Complete Series dvd set, and the xbox games: Van Helsing, Halo 2, Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire. For more info see my ebay store: www.ebay.com/sch/jjrad1701/m.h…

I will probably be adding some more dvds and games in the next week or so, and I will also be adding a Kodak digital camera sometime soon.

Hope everyone is doing well. :) Hope to do a more person journal soon.


  • Mood: Lazy
  • Reading: Dead Witch Walking - Kim Harrison
  • Playing: Silent Hill 2: Restless Dreams
  • Drinking: root beer

CloseToNature's "Autumn" (2011) Theme

Journal Entry: Thu Nov 10, 2011, 4:43 PM
- featuring all the beautiful submissions from CloseToNature's "Autumn" theme folder -

Beginning by rainman65Berried or Buried by poppywatersDead Leaf by Karameelindian summer by jyntoWhitewater 02 by greydawnAutumn leaf... by Erylumdie to be reborn by mirtillyAutumn poetry by vampir16:thumb263420924:grass grains by magicaldivaFreeze by nomatterwhyNovember by SuvetarA p p l e by kunoichiXvampiremother nature paints by devilicious:thumb263493862:a piece of sun by Orwaldtears of a dragon. by teditooo-hrI Love Autumn by EsmeraldEyesRed Stag by FreyaPhotos:thumb263696277:Mother Nature by PaganFireSnakeBark Detail by transientangelAutumn by AnnimouseTo Autumn by KnajferAutumn Leaves by CecilyAndreuArtworkits part of me, apart from me by j-vdbNeglected by WaltherNiSanAutumn's here... by KisaragiChiyoAutumn bouquet by BlueColoursOfNatureAutumn Rain by PriskiBerries by ausrejurkeBlowing in the Wind by dmgutheryFlush of Red by GrotesqueDarling13Red dragonfly by DaDa8686:thumb264725650:Flowing by a-kid-at-heartTienes el otono en la piel. by NaaraPhoto:thumb264270866:Fall by TinaCaper:thumb254611384:fall rises by somna-ARTifacts:thumb265255136:Amber Silence by creativemikeyA Special Season by TeaPhotographyfriends in good and bad days by dodecatheonautumn berries by cheah77Black and Blue by huesbyhughesCochlear by charliesmyangelA Fire by xSemeteryxI heart fall by huldapp:thumb265954800:Hidden worlds XI by Yanagi-no-YumeAutumn leaves by wolfblueeyesHanging by a moment II by FrozzenhellFall 11 by RabidusOculiShades of Autumn by SalemCat216 by final-beatTear of blood by ShellyBadAutumn Door by kanes:thumb265789953:autumn gift6 by malaladanila:thumb262993023:Autumn Fires by CecilyAndreuArtworkPumpkin - Halloween 5 by Darkness-HiddenAutumn Leaves by SchildkroeteMomoAutumn's here ... by Selene-Emotion:thumb266635747:Mushroom 2 by xSunshinedanceRxlittle pink beauty by AutumnCapricornLose Your Dreams, Lose Your Mind by incolor16drawn by autumn by AnaBelialThe Latest Colors... by sG-PhotographieThe Rook by blue5K.Melancholia. by cichutkoRed by jenny-mihalcoeLeft Behind by GrandmagoingnutsHurts So Good by Anileya028 by FilthyFuryNovember dawn by clippercarrilloCrack of life by sara-nmtAutumn Tree by stasher-dragonFallen by MilaseryLeft Alone by p0testi0Autumn by charcoalfeather

*I had promised everyone who submitted a photo to the Autumn theme a feature in a news article - only just now I've discovered that dA doesn't seem to do news articles anymore (I think!). I can't find much on it, other than what I read in gold-rose's journal... So I apologize to anyone who is bothered by this. However I notice you can :+fav: journals now, so :+fav: and share this one away!*


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  • Mood: Winter Downs
  • Reading: Neverland
  • Watching: Wheel of Fortune
  • Playing: Dead Space 2
  • Drinking: eggnog tea

Belated Halloween Feature

Journal Entry: Wed Nov 2, 2011, 11:38 AM
Happy Halloween...

A belated Happy Halloween everyone! Anyone remember me? I'm still alive and active! My life has been super super busy right now; I know I haven't been around much other than for things at CloseToNature, but I'm going to try and be around more. A more personal will follow in a few days. Hope everyone is doing good and I miss you all!



Happy Halloween 2009 by Jenna-RoseHalloween by im1happyHalloween Ball by im1happyall hallows by ApofissA Spell or Two by xgnycThe Pumpkin Patch by CherishedMemoriesAll Hallow's Eve by Jenna-RoseIndecisive Witch by CherishedMemoriesBeautiful Witch by Katerina-ArtMagic Halloween Night by SuliannH:thumb265178331:A Special Season by TeaPhotography:thumb262660783:Me 'n My Pumpkin by Jenna-RoseHalloween Magic by SharonLeggDigitalArtSamhain's night by Le-Regard-des-ElfesKing of the Pumpkin Patch by Jenna-RoseHappy Halloween +WP by pure-andreaAutumn Witch by Phatpuppyart-StudiosFree Halloween Icon by TatchitThe Witch's Season by Jenna-RoseTrick or treat by LoveitHappy Halloween by Touch-and-Goboogie-cat is watching you by trenchmakerHalloween Pumpkin and Cat by SuliannHhalloween 2011 by wagnerfOctober Witch by Jenna-RoseHaunted by Jenna-Rose


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Image by pincel3d
  • Mood: Lazy
  • Reading: House - Petteri & Dekker
  • Watching: The Talk
  • Playing: Mystery Case Files - Haunted Hotel
  • Drinking: hot apple cider
:star:An interview and 21-piece feature for Rontarija's 3rd Place win in my "Winter Wonders" Contest. Details & other winners can be seen here: news.deviantart.com/article/14…

Rontarija :iconrontarija: Interview & Art Feature



1. What is your favorite form of art and why?
Photography of course as you can see in my gallery ;]. I like it cause it is guick to get reasults of your work. I like drawing, but when you are drawing it takes soo much time. maybe just I have such problems ... ;)

2. What inspires you/your art the most?
~ no answer provided

3. What made you interested in photography in the first place?
~ no answer provided

4. What do you most enjoy taking photos of?
Nature! For me nature is amazing. Everything is different and beautiful. :D

5. What piece in your gallery do you consider your favorite/your best?
Wow I don't know...I think the best of my photos are photos of my teacups, key and my dog ;)

6. What are your goals for your art work in the future?
Maybe one day someone will appreciate my works aaaand I will be famous ;D noo I am joking ;) I just want to have a nice job as a photographer.

7. How did you come to join deviantART?
How? It wasn't spectakular ;D i was just looking for some photos in Google Search and I found DeviantArt aand i decided to join it ;]

8. What deviantART artist(s) inspire you the most?
Woow there are many great artists but I think at most insipires me Alejka ;)

9. Do you ever get a creative block? If so, how do you work around it?
~ no answer provided

10. What are some other things you love to do besides photography?
I like that I can hold my memories on photo and maybe it will sound strange and funny but I love...this sound which makes camera ;D

:winner: the winning piece -
frosty leaf by Rontarija

:gallery: others from her gallery -
The key to this world by RontarijaA cup of tea by RontarijaPoppy by Rontarijacoffee cat by Rontarijamy liitle bird by RontarijaWinter beagle by RontarijaYellow scooter by RontarijaLove by RontarijaCoffee heart by RontarijaWhite goose by RontarijaShadow by RontarijaWind by RontarijaIn this small world by RontarijaHe and she by RontarijaTurquoise by RontarijaWaiting by RontarijaBeagle in autumn by RontarijaExploring the world by Rontarijawhite bird by RontarijaIn the forest by Rontarija


:star:Once again, congratulations on your win, Rontarija :w00t::party:
The honorable mentions of my "Winter Wonders" contest! jenna-rose.deviantart.com/jour…

:star: :winner: "Winter Wonders" by :iconpumpkin-queen-ildi:Pumpkin-Queen-Ildi :winner: :star:
Winter Wonders by Pumpkin-Queen-Ildi
Ice Cream Date by Pumpkin-Queen-IldiCocky by Pumpkin-Queen-IldiNight Shift by Pumpkin-Queen-IldiA Moment of Comfort by Pumpkin-Queen-IldiFuyu no CASTANET by Pumpkin-Queen-IldiSugar and Chains by Pumpkin-Queen-IldiDance of the Rabbit by Pumpkin-Queen-Ildi:thumb164774708:Archer Satyr Kecske by Pumpkin-Queen-Ildi

:star: :winner: "Blue Slips" by :iconmetysis-kamelot-vian:Metysis-Kamelot-Vian :winner: :star:
Blue Slips by Metysis-Kamelot-Vian
only zoomed in by Metysis-Kamelot-Vianexplosion in the forest by Metysis-Kamelot-VianAutumnal Falls by Metysis-Kamelot-VianSplish by Metysis-Kamelot-VianSlenderman by Metysis-Kamelot-VianYou are not crazy by Metysis-Kamelot-Vianwalkies by Metysis-Kamelot-Vianfluttery by Metysis-Kamelot-Vianthink by Metysis-Kamelot-Vian

:star: :winner: "Winter Wonders" by :iconsnow-valkyrie:snow-valkyrie :winner: :star:
The Simple Joy of Winter Blues by snow-valkyrie
:thumb201060497:Emotion by snow-valkyrieSuzaku's Womb by snow-valkyrieThe Language of Paradise by snow-valkyrie:thumb204034713:99 Bouncy Balls + Parameters by snow-valkyrieComplex Little Strings by snow-valkyrieYour Spirit and My Voice by snow-valkyrieDown Once More by snow-valkyrie
The winners of my "Winter Wonders" Contest jenna-rose.deviantart.com/jour… !

:star: :winner: First Place :winner: :star:

"Glitter" by :iconrosaarvensis:rosaarvensis
Glitter by rosaarvensis

:star: :winner: Second Place :winner: :star:

"Crystal Snowflake" by :iconmimixd:MimixD
Crystal Snowflake by MimixD

:star: :winner: Third Place :winner: :star:

"Frosty Leaf" by :iconrontarija:Rontarija
frosty leaf by Rontarija



:star: :winner: Honorable Mentions :winner: :star:

Winter Wonders by Pumpkin-Queen-Ildi by :iconpumpkin-queen-ildi:

Blue Slips by Metysis-Kamelot-Vian by :iconmetysis-kamelot-vian:

The Simple Joy of Winter Blues by snow-valkyrie by :iconsnow-valkyrie:

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First Place -
news article interview & 21 piece feature - Jenna-Rose
custom hand-made hemp necklace - Jenna-Rose
animated support stamp made from winning piece - Jenna-Rose
2 exclusive stock packs - Jenna-Rose
2 exclusive tube packs - Jenna-Rose
100 points - Jenna-Rose
75 points - Emerald-Depths
50 points - gold-rose
25 points - WDWParksGal
3 month dA subscription - Emerald-Depths
traditional colored drawing - XpresslifeTifa
llama badge - WDWParksGal
news article feature - Emerald-Depths
feature - ChaosFay
feature - Macrame-For-Today
feature - gold-rose
feature - jessicaconk
feature - HQheart
feature - Ecathe
feature - Wallofdestiny

Second Place -
news article interview & 21 piece feature - Jenna-Rose
animated support stamp made from winning piece - Jenna-Rose
1 exclusive stock packs - Jenna-Rose
1 exclusive tube packs - Jenna-Rose
75 points - Jenna-Rose
50 points - Emerald-Depths
25 points - WDWParksGal
20 points - gold-rose
1 month dA subscription - Emerald-Depths
traditional inked drawing - XpresslifeTifa
llama badge - WDWParksGal
news article feature - Emerald-Depths
feature - ChaosFay
feature - Macrame-For-Today
feature - gold-rose
feature - jessicaconk
feature - HQheart
feature - Ecathe
feature - Wallofdestiny

Third Place - -
news article interview & 21 piece feature - Jenna-Rose
animated support stamp made from winning piece - Jenna-Rose
1 exclusive stock packs - Jenna-Rose
1 exclusive tube packs - Jenna-Rose
50 points - Jenna-Rose
20 points - gold-rose
25 points - WDWParksGal
25 points - Emerald-Depths
traditional bookmark-size pencil drawing - XpresslifeTifa
news article feature - Emerald-Depths
llama badge - WDWParksGal
feature - ChaosFay
feature - Macrame-For-Today
feature - gold-rose
feature - jessicaconk
feature - HQheart
feature - Ecathe
feature - Wallofdestiny

Honorable Mentions -
9-piece news article feature - Jenna-Rose
animated support stamp made from winning piece - Jenna-Rose
10 points - Jenna-Rose

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I'd just like to say a big "thank you" to everyone who helped me judge!

:iconemerald-depths: :iconwdwparksgal: :iconchaosfay: :iconstratopharius: :iconhqheart:

Enchanted by Emerald-DepthsMr Thomas in Total Comfort by WDWParksGalMagical Midnight by ChaosFay:thumb195579924:diamond hearts. by HQheart