Wednesday, February 02, 2011

One World One Heart Time

It's that time of year - One World, One Heart is on!  You can click on the logo on the sidebar to get to the list.  I participated last year and enjoyed it, and I hope you who participate have fun looking at all the neat stuff. 


I am currently living in Uruguay and craft a lot.  I've at least tried everything I've seen involving a needle and thread.  I will be moving to Moldova later in the year, and it will be a challenge with one LARGE dog and two cats, especially with nearly two months in the US in the middle.  Anyway... on to the goodies:

I will be giving away three temari balls in your choices of color, mine of pattern.  There are a lot of temari in prior blog posts so you can see what they are.  The drawing will be around nine in the morning URUGUAY time (which is GMT -3 currently) on February 17th.  Just leave a comment with a way to be reached to enter!


gpc said...

Your work is beautiful! I am so happy to meet you in this wonderful event. I enjoyed visiting your blog, and I hope you will visit me, too!

Lila Rostenberg said...

I haven't sent my link to join yet, kbut have certainly enjoyed visiting your blog from the OWOH list!

Bettina Groh said...

your balls are wonderful and I would love to win one... please enter me in your drawing. Thank you

Artseyanne said...

I would love to own some Temari Balls. Please call in on me at #100
if you get a chance.

WalkingWithFeathers said...

Really interesting stuff! This is my first encounter with Temari. As soon as I leave this comment, there's a whole slew of other things to check out on your blog. Way cool!

Carola Bartz said...

Your blog is beautiful! I liked all your photos, especially the one of the tabla del campo - oh yummy! How interesting to live in so many different places!
Please come and visit the OWOH entry on my blog,

Lalaine said...

The temari balls are so pretty! It's actually my first time to know about these pieces.

Here's my OWOH entry, hope you can drop by.

*laetriciajaniel (@) gmail .com

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Greetings!...So pleased to visit your lovely blog. I am a Canadian Mixed Media and Digital Artist and look forward to meeting a new friend. I hope you will visit my blog as well. or #230 on the OWOH list.

Thank you for including me in your wonderful gift draw.

Hugs, Gayle
my blog:

fortuitous faery said...

greetings from frigid new jersey!

OWOH #528

Stitchety Grub said...

Ooo I would love to win a Tamari ball - If I get chosen I would love one worked in peacock colours - please include me in your giveaway and do come visit me and enter mine - I am #139 - Cheers Britt in Australia :-)

Dana said...

OMG your temari balls are so wonderful. I had to read your tutorial to see how you make them. I'm now even more amazed. So glad I found you from the OWOH blog hop. I would definitely love to win one of your temari's. If you get a chance come visit my blog. I'm number 656.

Unknown said...

Thank you for taking the time to offer this lovely gift and thank you for the opportunity to win!

Sigrid said...

Great! A wonderful Giveaway and very nice blog.
Also I have a Giveaway. Show, nevertheless, sometimes past #646

Elsina said...

That's a busy schedule, from Uruquay trough the USA to Moldova. I hope it will go smooth for you and your pets!
I love your work! I plan to pick up cross stitching too, just never had the time for it with the kids being small. Love your Temari balls. I had not seen them before, but they are beautiful! They look difficult to make though. I would love to enter your give away! I am also participating in OWOH :)

Janine said...

Hallo Meg, nice to meet you
Thank you for giving us the chance to win your great doorprice.
I love temari balls.
Please count me in.
Come visit me on my blog,I join the OWOH- event too.
Regards from Germany and happy OWOH

artbrat said...

I had never heard of Temari so I looked through your blog and they are so beautiful. I also loved seeing the pictures of the beach. You live near such beauty!

bub said...

What a great give away You have !

Thanks for participating in
One World One Heart

check out my blog

Unknown said...

Beautiful work you do! Thank you for your generous giveaway.
Don't forget to visit me too!

OWOH #340

Threads of Inspiration said...

Good to meet you and good luck with your move and travels! Thank you for the opportunity to win a tamari ball!

Amy said...

Greetings from Virginia, US! Thanks for your giveaway. I would love a chance at your tamari balls. Please feel free to enter my drawing at
avennett AT verizon DOT net

Kathy said...

I'm not exactly sure what you are giving as a door prize but your gilded star is lovely. Such intricate work you do. Cheers!

Anonymous said...

Wow never saw Temari before they are gorgeous and look so intricate and hard to do! I am jealous of your talents ;)

Please enter me in your giveaway.

Jennifer Hall

Dawn said...

Hello from Canada!
I hope you'll visit my blog too ~ Art of Humungous Proportions (OWOH Blog #602).
Cheers ~

Mixed Media/ Altered Crafts said...

Hello from Ky! Neat Giveaway! Put me in the pot for your OWOH Door Prize Please! Thanks,Tee

Unknown said...

The temari balls are fantastic! Visit my OWOH at

Marie said...

Here's my entry! Happy owoh.
Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
OWOH giveaway

Birgit said...

Hi Meg,

The Temari Balls are very pretty -- I just looked through your blog, you see. I also enjoyed seeing the dancers -- it almost felt like being right there. :)

Greetings from Germany,

ANGIE said...

Hello and thank you for welcoming me to your Blog. I love your stitching's amazing! Please feel free to join me at my blog for my drawing also.

Happy OWOH!

Jeanie Callaghan said...

Hello from Atlanta, Georgia. So glad to visit you today.
Stop by my blog to see the bead wovennecklace I am giving away.

Jeanie Callaghan

Homemaker Honey said...

G'Day from Brisbane! Poppin' in for OWOH event. Pleased to meet you!

homemakerhoney@ gmail .com

My OWOH giveaway:

Dolores said...

I would be honoured to win one of your temari balls.

Gale said...

Your temari balls are beautiful! I never knew about those before...I had to look them up to see what they were (after I saw your I got the general idea but was curious enough to find out more).

You are welcome to visit my OWOH posts
(#506, 508, and one not added yet at I also would love if you would check out an idea for another "souvenir" blogging adventure here...

Anonymous said...

Oh, I´ve been wanting one of those balls for the longest time!!!
I loved Uruguay when I was there some years ago, good luck with your move - I will visit often to read all about it :)
Please stop by my blog to enter my giveaway, I´m #323.
Warm greetings from Mexico

laura said...

I am so glad to have this opportunity to meet you. This is my first year with OWOH and it has been an amazing adevnture. I have made new friends already! If you have time please wander over to my blog and say hello. I am #476 on the list.

Artist Victoria O'Neill said...

these balls you make remind me of mandalas in a way...beautiful symmetry. would be thrilled to find one in my mailbox one of these days.
it's nice to see how many collaborations you are involved with....

Shama-Lama Mama said...

Wow, you make such lovely things! I had to hunt for the temari balls, and they are so cool! I have a basket on my table that I want to fill with different balls for a centerpiece and a temari ball would be great to put in their with some other pieces I saw recently. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

Tumbleweed Trails said...

I've enjoyed your blog so much. You have so many great photos in your posts. I would love to live next to all of that water! What a neat holiday it is for you on "groundhog's day." Hope you have oodles of fun during OWOH. I've enjoyed it so much over the years seeing all of the wonderful blogs and meeting everyone. Thanks for your participation in the event.
visionquest2020 AT msn DOT com

Quiltmoose - Dagmar said...

Your Temari balls are gorgeous! I'd love to win one :) Please enter my name into your draw! And pop over to my blog and enter mine, too, if you haven't done so already!

Greetings from Germany,
Dagmar #88

Sarah said...

Oh I'm so excited to have found One World One Heart. What a great idea! I'm having a grand time visiting blogs such as yours and hopefully it will help my blog to grow in the process! I'd love to be included in your drawing. Sarah

Elaine Akers said...

Hello from Massachusetts. This OWOH blog is great fun. Stop by my blog #634

trisha too said...

Happy OWOH to you, Meg! Thank you for sharing your talents and your blog--I'm playing along, as well, so stop by if you get the chance!

trishatoo at hotmail dot com

ardith said...

I must admit I didn't know what a temari ball was, so I searched back, reading your blog and found out!! I'd love to win one so toss my name in the hat please! If you are out and about in the blogshere come on over to #521 to meet me!

Mimi said...

Please enter me into your drawing!

Come on by my blog & enter my OWOH giveaway also, I'm #590.

Enjoy your journey,

Hoerauf at comcast dot net

Unknown said...

This is pretty exciting to me. I love this idea! I'd love to have a chance to win a piece of your beautiful work. Please enter my name into your draw, and thanks! Norma (95)

Connie said...

I would love to win your temari ball...please come visit my blog too!

Jingle said...

WOW! Your stitch work is incredible! So intricate and so beautiful! I found the photos of the gift you are offering and they are great! Your parade photos are fun, too! I hope you get a chance to visit me at #357! jinglesells at gmail dot com

jane p said...

I've never owned a temari ball and should I be so lucky to win, please pick the colours for me. I am happy just to receive.

Lubna said...

Hello from India.
I am a first time visitor here.You are so talented, the temari balls are beautiful. I had never heard about Temari balls, until now. 8-)
I just learnt of the wonderful initiative of OWOH, I am too late to give a give away myself but you are welcome to visit my blog.I learnt this is the last year of OWOH, I do so hope and pray someone else takes up the initiative and this beautiful concept does not die out. I would so like to be able to give away a door gift next year.
Meanwhile, wish you the very best in your move. It sure must be exciting.
My email: lukathewriter (at) gmail (dot) com

jinxxxygirl said...

HElllooo from Texas Meg! Your work is beautiful! Please count me in your giveaway!
adbt16 at suddenlink dot net

Fat Dormouse said...

Goodness me! I've never seen Temari balls before but the ones you have created are simply stunning. I'd be bowled over to receive one in the post!
I hope you will come & visit me at my blog (N° 688
I'm having a great time going "round the world" with people's blogs. Thank you for sharing yours.


Belinda said...

Hi Im Belinda Nice to meet you .Love your Blog!!
Please visit mine.My door prize is a OOAK polymer bunting baby
hugs Belinda

Nanbon44 said...

So very nice to meet you, I love visiting all these wonderful blogs and seeing what everyone is working on, there are so many talented people here..

Please enter my name in your lovely drawing
Bonnie in Florida

Visit my blogs
# 566 and # 567

Cheryl said...

Greetings from Fresno, California :-)
Please enter me in your drawing for your lovely give-away gift.
~Cheryl over @ Artsy Fartsy

Annie Jeffries said...

So pretty. I've not seen these before.

Grace Wong said...

Thanks for the giveaway, I check out your temari balls and they are really amazing! I love our skills~

BabesbyBarb said...

you do beautiful stitchery, I also loved the photos I saw of your summer vacation, I would love to have you visit my blog


Oh you have such a wonderful blog and great give away! I shall have to keep my fingers crossed! Visit me too #220 needlewings at

Antonella said...

Ciao! I am so happy to meet you today on the wings of OWOH! Thanks for a chance to win your wonderful giveaway - would love to pick a temari ball!! Glad to meet you as I take my slow journey around the world...
Hugs, ♥ ♥ ♥ Antonella ♥ ♥ ♥
wing stop #153, snowy New Jersey
Please stop by #153 for a chance to win my giveaway!

AlwaysInspired said...

I love Temari! They are so beautiful!
I'd like one in purple!
Please stop by and enter my OWOH! I'm #50!

Aimee Jeffries said...

These temari are really neat, I've never seen them before! Happy OWOH, nice to meet you :)

Amy Weaver/The Weaver's Hand-Inspirational Mixed Media Artist said...

Gorgeous! Please include me in your drawing and if you get a chance...come by and visit my blog (#561).

theweavershand at sbcglobal dot net

Keisha said...

Hello from Navada! I love your giveaway! Please count me in! Thank you!!

¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*´¨)
(¸.•´ (¸.•´Keisha

Carole Burant said...

Hi Meg, so lovely to meet you! Please add my name for your giveaway, I would so love to win one of your delightful Temari Balls:-) I had never heard of those before so I googled it and saw illustrations on how they're made, very awesome!!

Make sure you come by and enter my own giveaway if you haven’t done so already!!

Hugs, PEA from Canada xox

Amy (ArtsyBookishGal) said...

I love seeing all the neat things that people create!

Thanks for the lovely giveaway!

Amy from Pennsylvania (OWOH #520)
artsyrockerchick at aim dot com

Micki said...

Your work is stunning!Thanks for a wonderful prize and so nice meeting you. Please visit Irish Muses at #678.

Trayna said...

Temari is one of those things I am desperate to try....Please enter me in your wonderful giveaway - I would love to win your goodies. Thank you for your generosity. I hope to have my OWOH posted in the next couple of days so please visit.

Willnnabel said...

Wow what a lovely giveaway! Please add me to the list !Thank you for the opportunity to win!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Oh, what a wonderful gift to give! Thank you! ♥ Please visit me...I'm #389! ♥

Shai Williams said...

Oh what a great blog and an awesome giveaway! Please enter me in your drawing.

I am also joining in the fun. Be sure to stop by and say hi. I am number 650.


Sara said...

I have never seen temari balls - they are beautiful...I would love to own one...maybe I'll win.

nhsarab at yahoo dot com

RobbinB said...

Hello from Chesapeake Virginia. USA. The balls are beautiful please enter me in your drawing and stop by my blog if you have a chance.
RobbinB #752

Lucy Ladham-Dyment said...

I have loved these Temari balls for a while. I love to watch them being made. I am #694 on OWOH, check me out.

Jolette said...

Thes balls are beautiful!
I have never see such nice Temari Balls.
Greetings from the Netherlands,


Danielle said...

Add me to the list of people who'd never herd of temari balls. Beautiful!
binafan at hotmail dot com

Holly Days Closet said...

WOW I'm so in they are beautiful I can't get over how beautiful they are.

Anne said...

I loved the temari balls!!!! It was so nice to stay awhile and enjoy a coffee with you. If you get the chance I would love you to visit me downunder (Australia) so I can return the favour. #819

Kim Dellow said...

Lovely stitching. Good luck with your move. So nice to see you and your blog on my journey around OWOH 2011. Enjoy the rest of OWOH. Kim (No. 724)

Caroline said...

The temari balls are beautiful! Please enter me--thanks :) OWOH #318

Debbie said...

I've always loved looking at photos of tamari balls, Meg. Would be great to own one. Thanks for counting me in. When you have a chance, please come visit my OWOH, if you haven't already. I'm #48 - Jerusalem Notes - Fiberwork by Debbie

Unknown said...

Beautiful work!

CathyH said...

Hi Meg! On my search to see your tamari balls (which are beautiful!), I saw many wonderful and exciting things on your blog!!
cathyguitarteacher-77 at

Gracie "Neky White" said...

Thank you so much, I learnt about temari balls today and I love to learn new things!! I would love to win your giveaway because is a very special gift, thanks for the chance and come to visit me if you haven't already

Thistle Cove Farm said...

Mercy, you're new home is going to be quite different from this home. God speed on your journey. When you've time, please visit me at Thistle Cove Farm.

s hyler said...

I would love to be included in your wonderful drawing. If you get the chance to stop by, my blog is #809

Jaime Haney said...

Hi there and wow you really are a committed stitcher! Please count me in on the Temari Balls!

Thank you for visiting my little corner of the blogging world and for your nice comment! I do hope you return :)

Happy Creating!
Indiana, USA!

Rusted Wings said...

i've never owned a temari ball, and would love one!
please drop by my blog #30,
warm hugs & blessings from Montana,

Wendy said...

Hello. It is so wonderful to meet you and visit your lovely blog. I would love to be entered into your great OWOH giveaway. Please do come and visit me during your journey.
Wishes and Whimsy
WenDy from WonDErlanD

Dianne said...

Awesome-I don't know a tamari ball!
Please enter me in your giveaway and come over to my blog-#348 and try your luck there. Thanks!

Nancy Markosky said...

I did not know what a temari ball was so snooped through your blog and found some gorgeous work-Wow!Please add my name to your generous drawing and be sure to stop and visit me at lucky #777 on the list.

Electra said...

Hello from Canada Meg-your temari are beautiful!! You must have a lot of patience! And your parade looks like it was a lot of fun!

stampgram said...

Hello from Cody, Wyoming, USA. I enjoyed visiting your blog and getting to know a bit about you.
Thanks for participating in OWOH. Please enter me in your drawing.
If you haven't done so yet, please stop by and enter these giveaways too.
# 385
# 132

Leslie A. Hawkins said...

Loving this OWOH meet and greet. Come for a visit. Leslie

danit said...

I went looking at your bals. Wow, how do you make these?

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

You have a very warm and inviting blog. I looked for your temari balls and fell in love. Please enter me in your giveaway and visit me, if you haven't already. I'm number 11 and my information is on my profile page.

Tattin' Kat said...

Wow, your work is lovely. Those Temari Balls would be great in my house :) Would love to learn to make one as well.

I'm #530 OWOH

artbeckons said...

Isn’t this fun? I just love OWOH! Thank you for participating… please count me in for your terrific giveaway. If you get a chance, I hope you’ll visit me too (if you haven’t already).

Beckie =)
artbeckons at hotmail dot com
San Diego, California, USA

OWOH #119
OWOH #132

Tahnya Marie said...

Hello! I am just flying in from OWOH. Please enter my name in your wonderful prize and pop on by my blog if you would like to enter my OWOH giveaway (if you haven't already). You are most welcome to visit my blog any time. :) I love visitors. :)


Villa-loredana said...

Hello dear, glad to meet you, come to visit me. Loredana Croatia

Laurie said...

Thank you for visiting my blog and entering my OWOH giveaway! I hope you enjoy the rest of the event!

Sonja said...

I love temari balls! I hope I will win your draw.
Hope you will have time to craft though, as it sounds like you have a busy time ahead.
Hugs, Sonja (#785)

Tina Leavy said...

would absolutely love one of your temari ball creations. they are so pretty!
so nice to meet you through this event. hope you'll stop by and say hi. so nice to see all of the wonderful creativity across blog land.

Shanna said...

Hi , I stumbled upon your blog from the One World One Heart event. I was a little too late to join this year but happy to be hoping around to visit new and interesting places! I am following and would love for you to visit and follow at and @

TuscanRoad said...

Greetings from Clovis, California
I’ve enjoyed looking through your blog! Stop by and visit mine, if you haven’t already, for a chance to win my door prize. In the meantime, I hope this journey is as fun for you as it is for me.
Best, Holly
My blog:

Brenda said...

What an interesting blog. Loved all the photos, especially the carnaval ones. What an interesting place to live. You must have enormous patience to do the intricate needlework that you do (not to mention good eyesight).

Teri said...

Hello from Michigan! Nice to meet you. Your blog is very interesting.
I like your talents. I enjoy scrapbooking and creating altered art
jewelry. Please include me in your doorprize giveaway.
Thanks for sharing your blog. Come visit me at


Barbara Rosenzweig said...

Greetings from Philly, PA, USA! What a lovely giveaway! Count me in.
I am a watercolor artist and photographer looking forward to meeting a new friend. If you haven’t visited me yet, please visit my new blog anytime (#864)
I hope to come back later to take more time checking out your blog.

Everyday Kathy said...

Wow! What a fun prize! Please count me in. So nice to meet you!
Outrageous joy,
Kathy #655

Deborah said...

It is so nice to meet you. I have never seen a temari ball in person so it would be nice to win one of your design. Please add me to the giveaway list and come over and visit me too. I am #229 on the list.

My Journey to Hope said...

I love LOVE your temari balls! Such intricate, beautiful embroidery. Please enter me in your drawing, and stop by my blog to enter mine!

:) Michelle

Gale said...

Hello from Oregon! Thanks for letting me peek around in your blog and enter your giveaway. Your stitching is amazing. Have never seen the temari balls before. Very cool. Art they just for show or do people play with them?
Thanks for the chance to win!
Please feel free to come to my blog and enter for my doorprize as well!
:) Gale OWOH #473

Anonymous said...

I love temari balls. I do some embroidery myself and I tried a temari ball once but I couldn't get it precise enough. yours are gorgeous! I'd love to go in the drawing for one and please feel welcome to drop by my giveaway too.

peggy aplSEEDS said...

hello, thanks so much for the chance to win your temari ball giveaways! i checked them out and they are wonderful! if you haven't yet, i hope you can come and visit me at and join my OWOH giveaway.
blessings from peggyapl(at)!

Digital Misfit said...

I love temari balls! Yours are beautiful - so detailed and rich.
Thank you for participating in OWOH 2011. I hope you get a chance to pop by my blog, #51, on your journey.
Hugs from ON, Canada

Anonymous said...

Hello Meg! It's a pleasure meeting you and looking through your blog posts as I'm in Chilliwack, BC, Canada! Your pictures of festivale were cool to see!
I envy your stitch work as I can hardly sew on a button!

Thanks for dropping by my blogs during the OWOH 2011 hop! Hope you’ve had a fabulous experience! It’s a pleasure meeting you! Keep your art alive!
~Spike (#22) (#24)

spikelikeart at gmail dot com

Wanda Maria Designs said...

Hello from beautiful NW Arkansas! It's nice meeting you! Please enter me in your fantastic giveaway and be sure to enter mine, too (if you haven't already.) #215 on the list.

Warmest Regards,

Wanda Eash
Two Crafty Mules

LamoreAllure said...

Greetings from Ipswich, MA USA
I'm glad to meet you. It's so much fun to meet new friends from other countries! I hope your move goes well.

I'm a jewelry artist of sorts, a watercolor painter, and over all creative adventurer!

And...I'd be honored to have you follow my blog. I'm #509

Please enter me into the OWOH give away.
I hope you can visit my blog, too. I'm giving away a shabby chic denim necklace. Come any time to chat.

Hugs¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*´¨)
(¸.•´ (¸.•´Linda L *

Gracey is not my name.... said...

Those are really interesting. I loved the purple and green one you did for a class..

Mickey said...

Hi, it's wonderful to meet you through this lovely event. I'd love for my name to be entered into your giveaway. Thank you in advance and have a wonderful day. :-) I'm off now to look at more of your blog!


Sean said...

From the Florida Gulf Coast
I am entering for my daughter Melanie, she had wanted to participate in this year's event, but a fire changed her plans... I thought I would surprise her and do this for her..
Visit the site I set up for her on my blog #579.. and enter her name in the contest, thank You


Fallingladies said...

These are so interesting! I'd love one.come see my blog too!

mitz said...

,,ohhhh the work that goes into a temari ball.. and such a talent.. thanks for the opportunities.. ( crosses finger ) mitz_zee@yahoodotcom

Barbara Olivo Cagle said...

Hi Meg, I would love to win your beautifully handcrafted Temari balls. How sweet! Please visit my blog, too. I am the author of "16 x MOM: A Mastery of Motherhood." I am giving away my book and a couple of laminated 4 leaf clovers.

Emily R. said...

I love those! Their so cool

Grace @ WhimsyLoft dot com said...

Hello, It's nice to meet you! I'm from Malaysia & also participating in OWOH 2011.
Please come visit me at:

whimsyloft [at] gmail [dot] com

janil said...

Beautiful work!
Thanks for the chance and greetings from Spain!
cal_rubies at yahoo dot es

Sunshineshelle said...

So beautiful! I'm pleased to meet you (I'm Shelle from Sunshine Coast Australia) If you have time (I don't think I've seen you visit, but ! could be just dazed from doing a last minute sprint to check out your blog LOL) I'd love you to come on over check out my giveaways & comment at my OWOH post too if you haven't already I believe there are a few hours before close off :) oh & please feel free to drop in now and then after OWOH if you're in the bloggersphere :) that'd be cool! Now let's enjoy the last hours of the final One World One Heart EXTRAVAGANZA :) I feel like I'm in a marathon LOL!! Up, UP & AWAAAAAAY!!