Monday, October 31, 2011

TDIPT Mercantile Open House & GiveAway

TDIPT Mercantile cordially invites you to kick off the holidays with us during the month of November!

We're celebrating w/ our annual

♥ Holiday Open House ♥

which means each of our very gifted artists will be creating something special and unique for the season that is sure to make for an exciting month of celebration!
But...that's not all! To show our appreciation to our loyal customers, friends, and visitors we are hosting a fabulous


Thirteen of our very talented artisans have graciously donated amazing handmades to make this celebration as captivating for you as it is for all of us!
Entering the drawing is as easy as pie!

We have lots of ways for you to qualify to win one of the wonderful gifts shown below.

1. Join our Newsletter Mailing List

2. Leave a comment on our Blog!

to have your name thrown in the hat yet another time:
3. Post about our Open House/Giveaway on your Blog or facebook page!

AND...for yet one more opportunity:
4. Purchase an item from the Merc!

Each time you purchase from the TDIPT Mercantile this month, you will qualify for an additional entry in the drawing.
If you are already on our mailing list, worry not - you are already in the drawing!

The Drawing will be held on Sunday November 27th.
Winners will be announced that same night right here on the TDIPT BLOG.
Following that, each artist will be contacting their lucky recipient so be sure to check your inbox and your spam folder for any stray emails, and also be sure to check back here to see if your name or email has been posted!
You will have until Wednesday, Nov. 30th to respond.
Please keep in mind, all of our artists who have generously donated a gift will also pay all shipping charges
within the continental USA. But we want everyone to participate and just ask that those of you outside the USA pay for the shipping.
We have one member from Canada who has donated, so the lucky winner of her lovely prize will be asked to pay for shipping if they are outside of Canada.

We do hope that you will JOIN US for the FESTIVITIES!

And now, without further adieu, check out the amazing gifts that are up for grabs from our very generous members:

From Audrey of Bay Ray's Child
a perfectly prim 12" Cupboard Sitter Santa

From Pea of Whimsical Endeavors
Snowflake Garland
5 ft. 5" coated in Silver Glass Glitter

From Patti of Winding Vine Designs
Peaceful Angel Pillow
(antique wool blanket appliqued to an antique coverlet) and a copy of the current issue of Prims Magazine.

From Kimberly of The Artful Attic,
Antique Inspired Stump Ragdoll.
She measures about 12 inches tall from the top of her head to the bottom of her skirt

~Stringing the Lights~
A handpainted watercolor by Suzanne Davis of Pear Tree Primitives. This silhouetted snowman is stringing colorful Christmas lights on his small sparse tree. Ready to spread his Christmas cheer, he is framed in an 8 X 10 frame and comes ready to display.

From Jen of Prairie House Primitives a "perfect for your early home"
Log Cabin

From Jan Davis of Big Brown Dog Primitives
Vintage Angel Hangers
These oval ornaments made from Vintage Christmas photographs, hand cut and carefully inked, can hang on the tree or from a cupboard knob.

From Karen Brady of Brady Bears Studio

Snowman Shelf sitter or Tree topper.
He measures 9"tall.

Mohair head with old shoe button eyes. He is securely attached to a heavy cardboard cone which is covered in fabric.
His hat and scarf are made from cotton fabrics.

From Lynn of 2 Stitchin
Peace on Earth Stitchery, framed and ready to hang.

From Carol Roll Nostalgic Folk Art
Paper mache Florida Christmas Mermaid

From Sue Nagle of Paint in Thyme

Santa and Baby Lambs
The print is 5x7 on canvas from one of my original paintings I design for Colonial Williamsburg. I The frame is 1 1/2 " flat hand grained frame

From Sharon of Mustard Seed Originals

Partridge on a Pear Tree
5” tall ornament completely made from wool. Branch and berry applique on pear with sheer forest colored hanger.
Partridge has separately attached wings. Will make your tree complete this Christmas.

Thanks for visiting, and Best of Luck to all!


  1. Oh My Gosh! What a wonderful set of treasures form great artists you are giving away! Best of luck to everyone- including me!!

  2. Wonderful creations from wonderful artists.


  3. Such great artist!! I follow this blog! I also receive the newletter!! I love looking at all the great items handmade for the Holidays!!

  4. What wonderful items, and talent! I always enjoy seeing what the artists come up with!

  5. How exciting! Such wonderful creations! Please enter my name, I'm already on your mailing list.

  6. This newsletter recipient and avid fan to all the TDIPT artisans, would be honored if you would enter me into this most wonderful and generous giveaway eva! ~.~

  7. I always love seeing what these great artists offer every month ~ I'm already signed up for the mailing list as well :) I'd love to be entered in this generous giveaway!! Thank you & Merry Christmas everyone ~*~

  8. Wow! I love the 1st & the 15th when I get to see all the new treasures :). I do receive your newsletter. Please enter me for a chance to win your generous giveaway. Good Luck to all :)
    Smiles, DianeM

  9. What beautiful items. I love them all. Please enter my name.

  10. I love all the giveaway items. Thanks for hosting the open house.

  11. OM Goodness!!! What beautiful handiworks by your talented artists. Thank you for their generosity in donating to your holiday celebration. Please enter me for a chance to win. I am already on your mailing list :-)


  12. Great items! Hope I win one! =)

  13. Wonderful creations! I am already receiving your newsletter and enjoy reading.

  14. What wonderfully delightful pieces!!! Love each and every one of them!! I would be honored and pleased to be entered in your generous giveaway! I'm a follower, and am already on your newsletter mailing list....I have also posted on my blog sidebar. Thanks so much for this incredible opportunity! Fingers and toes crossed! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

  15. Looking at all these items sure brings the Holiday Spirits..oh count me in..! Good luck everyone..!

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  17. I also added to my sidebar of blog..
    Thanks again for chance to win..

  18. Amazing creations. Please, include me in your giveaway. I follow your blog, I'm in the mailing list and I will post it in my blog too. Thanks.

  19. Beautiful prizes.I'm a follower and already get the newsletter.I'll post to my sidebar so that puts me in for 3 chances.Fingers crossed!~Amy

  20. I love love everything in the giveaway! I always look forward to seeing TDIPT updates. I can't wait to see who wins!! Maybe me!

  21. What am amazing holiday giveaway! I would love to be entered. I will also post on my giveaway page.

    Carmen and the Primcats

  22. I subscribed to newsletter! Thanks for a great giveaway!!

  23. What lovely creations! You have put me in the Christmas mood!

  24. Such lovely pieces. Thank you for the opportunity to enter your give-away and potentially have one grace my home. Good luck to all of us.


  25. Everything looks fantastic....I'd love to win your giveaway so please enter my name. :0)

  26. Oh...and I follow your blog too. :0)

  27. Great Giveaway, please enter me.

    -I am a follower.
    -I am off to post you on my blog.


  28. Please include me in the drawing! Many thanks, Sarah

  29. These are all wonderful treasures! Thanks for the opportunity! Jamie V in MT

  30. Gorgeous! Each one more exciting than the last! Thanks for donating to the giveaway! Erin

  31. I'm a follower, on the Newsletter Mailing list & have posted on Facebook about your giveaway. Awesome giveaway!

  32. Aboslutely wonderful creations! Please enter me in this wonderful giveaway. I am a follower and have posted to my sidebar. Thanks much.

  33. Oh my word!! What a treat to see so many beautiful works of art all in one place. I would be tickled to death to add any one of these beautiful handmades to my Christmas collection. Please enter me for a chance to win and I will also post to my blog sidebar.

    Thanks to each of your artists for their generous donation to this truly WONDERFUL giveaway!!! I am definitely drooling. heehee!


  34. Oops...I forgot to mention that I am also a follower and also get your newsletter.


  35. wonderful creations please throw my name in
    I am a follower
    I receive your newsletters
    I am commenting
    And I will share on my facebook

    Thank you

  36. What wonderful goodies you are all giving away! Love them! Please include me in the drawing. I am already a follower and also already get your newsletter. I will post a link to your awesome giveaway on my sidebar.
    Thanks so much!

  37. What wonderful pieces from such talented artists! Please enter me in your drawing; I just learned about your group and have become a new follower.


  38. I've also posted about your giveaway on the sidebar of my blog.


  39. Fantastic giveaway. Please throw my name in the hat...would love to win!


  40. Wonderful items in your giveaway, please enter me. I am a follower and now signed up for the newsletter.
    Thanks for the chances!

  41. Beautiful offerings...what a wonderful giveaway..please count me in. I am going now to become a follower and the newsletter...

  42. Simply love these talented artists,
    enter me to win. I am a follower, already receive your newsletter, thank you, good luck everyone.

  43. Some wonderful offerings girls. I wish I could enter *winks*. I would love any one of these wonderful goodies.

  44. There are so many wonderful prizes here to get us all in the holiday mood! I am a subscriber now! Thanks! ♥

  45. Such awesome goodies! I am a follower and subscribed to your newsletter. I also posted it on my Facebook page (Beverly Everly).
    Thanks, and Happy Holidays!

    Beverly H

  46. What a wonderful and generous giveaway! Please do enter me! Kati

  47. I love this! I just signed up for your newsletter. Thanks,

  48. What a wonderful array of giveaway gifts! I would love to be entered! I signed up for your newsletter! Today is the first day I've ever visited your blog! I will be back!

    I will also put the giveaway on the sidebar of my blog as well!

    Thanks so much and Happy Thanksgiving!


  49. What a generous Giveaway!
    I just came across your Blog.
    I would Love to be entered!
    I signed up for your newsletter.
    I am a new follower.
    I will post on my sidebar!

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