Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Animal Wednesday and Wishes for the Holidays ♥

I will auction this Christmas Cactus Mandala for KJ's
She has already raised more than a thousand dollars for an emergency fund for a 19 year old student. You can read all about it here.
The Christmas Cactus Mandala is an original watercolor painting 5,9 x 3,9" (15 x 10 cm) and comes with a mat 7,9 x 5,9" (20 x 15 cm), ready to frame. I hope bidding will start at 25 dollars.
(please leave your bid in a comment)
Sjimmie loves Christmas Cactus ♥
Happy Animal Wednesday!


  1. Ooohh...I'm in! 25 dollars to start - what a treat! Happy Animal Wednesday Marianne and happy Holidays!

  2. Happy ANimal Wednesday Marianne. What a beautiful Mandala for a great cause.

  3. I missed out on all the auctions and blew my wad of donation money just sending it in. So lovely a thing to do this donations to Z.

    love the last photo. Sjimmie is a born model.

  4. oh my, it's a beauty!!

    I already did what I could through pay pal :(

    Sjimmie makes me smile in the photos!!

    KJ is visiting in a while and I'm
    not even cleaning!!

  5. There is nothing more gorgeous than "Christmas Sjimmie" with his cactus!

    I wish I could bid...but I sent KJ a check earlier in the month for Z.....(you know I am still unemployed... or I would be bidding in a flash)!

    Sending you and all your wonderful family love and hugs and Winter wishes for a 2011 filled with health and joy!


    ♥ Robin ♥

  6. Popping in to wish you and your lovely family a wonderful Xmas and happy and healthy 2011. Mag did alles goed gaan met julle en ek wens vir jou net geluk en liefde en vrolikheid. Met baie soenjies en wfs xxx

  7. marianne, you are very special

  8. I'm raising that bid to $35! The Christmas Cactus is just beautiful and would look awesome in my wintery home! And for a good cause - you are such a thoughtful and caring person. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  9. Oh how cool is that the bid has raised, just like a real auction :)
    Thanks Mim and Patty for showing interest ☺

    Souly B
    I love to see you here again!!!!!!!
    We are all missing you!

    And of course we are all doing the best we can. Those who have donated and if you are not in the position to do so now, will do it next time.
    Sometimes just loving thoughts are enough to make something happening.

  10. Lovely cactus mandala and how kind.
    I LOVE the photos of Sjimmie!
    Happy, Happy Holidays! xoxo

  11. Merry Christmas Marianne to you and your family and of course, Sjimmie!

  12. hi marianne!

    Merry Merry christmas to all of you!

    m & e

  13. Dear marianne,

    Sorry to drop by here late. My appology again!

    It's Happy Cactus Monday again!
    Sjimmie is here to cheer up everyone!
    I want to thank you to let Sjimmie join in the cactus monday team as well as Animal Wednesday. With Sjimmie's participation, the world is so much brighter!

    Congrats to Lolo for taking part to bid! It's so so good, especially when friends are there for you Marianne!

  14. Ich liebe Deine Mandalas - aber das photo mit dem Weihnachtskaktus und Deinem schwarzen Kaetzchen sind super-goldig!

  15. Ich wuensche Dir noch schoene Feiertage, Marianne, und hoffe dass Du ein gesegnetes Weihnachtsfest hattest...alles Gute nochmals, und viel Glueck und Gesundheit im Neuen Jahr!

    Gruesse von
    Doris (und Gizzy)

  16. So did the cactus mandela go Marianne? If not, I'll up the bid to 40! No problems if it has already gone though. It's beautiful.


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