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Feb.'s TOP Subs of Unframed-Nature & B-DAY INF

Journal Entry: Sun Mar 11, 2012, 8:12 PM
Welcome to February 2012’s Top Submission of Unframed-Nature.


Thank you for being here whether you are a Member yet or not!
We welcome you and your support! :thanks:


Since the beginning of January 2012, we’ve grown by over 300 Members!
:wow: :party: :party: :party: :wow:

So a HUGE welcome to all of our NEW MEMBERS!

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Thank you to our loyal Members who have been submitting to our Group for a long time now. Without you, we wouldn’t be here.

:iconyellowflowerplz:


We had another nice voters turn-out for February 2012, and most people are understanding the new voting system very well! :D  :thumbsup:

Thank you as always, to you awesome special voters, who took the time to VOTE!
:boogie:

Let’s continue to submit our own BEST QUALITY work, enjoy it, improve upon it, enjoy the work of others, and Nature in general. It’s what it’s all about-
combining our art with our love of Nature, and coming together under that commonality!

Without further ado...

Please Enjoy The Voted Top Submissions of February 2012.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL SELECTED IN FEBRUARY


[:note: Each section/folder has a small group, at the VERY TOP, where those had received just slightly more votes. The others are in no particular order.]

:iconflower-plz: From: Birds, Invertebrates, Aquatics, Amphibians, Reptiles

Love by CarcaneloceLove Bug by NoisyTartMajestic Turtle by manaphotoTwisted Blossom by AnnMarieBone Happy Valentine's Day - V.2 by Emma-LawlorMagic Owl's Head by SuliannH

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Blue eyes by cindy1701dStormy Sparrow Hawk by CrystalMarineGalleryGreat Cormorant by Ryser915
Owling at the Moon by FauxHead5x7 Downy Card by clippercarrilloToadtastic by Blackmoon90:thumb283840131:
Eye Contact by WorldsInWorldLord of the wings by Malgorzata-SkibinskaBananaquit on an aloe flower by WendyMitchell:thumb285417275:
Pilgrim by archoholic16What? by IvanAndreevichSiberian Uhu II by DSPHolthausDawn Colors by clippercarrillo Morning Cry by Fail-AvengerLil' blue Butterfly by AljoschaThielen:thumb283955261:..Tersa Sphinx., by duggiehoo
Black-Tailed Godwit by Peug.:Standing in the Rain:. by RHCheng




:iconflower-plz: From: Wild Animals

Squirrel by miirexRed Panda 3 by SnowPoringZoo Light by shonechackoMaternal Protection II by darkcalypso
Oh hello there by weaverglenn

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Wild cat cub by AldemButcherSheena Bear by EarleywineYoung Chipmunk Met in Early Spring by JocelyneRRunning Free by parallel-pamSilver Lynx by JessicaSansiquet:thumb201669065:A kiss for sweet Nataly by Momotte2Mule Deer Country by MorRokkodo you like winter? by morho



:iconflower-plz: From: Domestic MAMMALS

Little Hero by orestARTHorse at Play by JasminaSusakscreaming by ernest-artLove From Mr. Blue Tiger by TeaPhotography
:thumb267903755:

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Wisdom by ForeverLillyIlluminati by Liv7-XLet Sleeping Cats Lie by EarthBirdsDash by DanBurgessTheArtist
Life Struggles by martintinazDon't go by Maarelschlaf schoen by landscapesaxony
Beyond the Imperfections by Iluvbiscuit2Kitten face II by JorapacheZaphod Waking up by coffeenoirFluffy Baby MURO by philippeL
The Sparkle of a Journey by TeaPhotography


:iconflower-plz: From: ALL ‘Scapes


shining lights by nilgunkaraGaze by IvanAndreevichEvery Year A Reason by TeaPhotographyStairs to the fog by miirex
Autumn Colours By The Village by JocelyneR

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Al Ain Landscape II by NawalAckermann:thumb257926236:Corsica 02 by Robinours2bJust like a Dream by sylverface
:thumb283425168:Japanese view by elkina:thumb282539101:Outreach by IvanAndreevich
Autumn by miirexSerinity in the Mountains by MarkLuceyCruising by by peterpatemanMetallic Sunset.. by M-Atif-Saeed
Yellow by OsmanKarterCome Sail Away by AnnMarieBoneSymmetry + Asymmetry by HerrHallerLast Moment by IvanAndreevich
From One Mountain to Another by MogieG123breakthrough by MK-NIPurple Haze by MidnightBlueTopazMisty Morning.. by M-Atif-Saeed
Late Bloom by IvanAndreevichIm Nienwohlder Moor by sahk99A Beautiful View from Home II by Brian-B-Photography



:iconflower-plz: From: Nature Much Closer

Purple Dahlia by CoatliqueHappy Daisy Celebration by TeaPhotography:thumb287810823:colours of spring by Ingelore
Beauty Full by SetsiAngelSailormy little star by Ingelore

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:thumb285532425:roses 3 by danuta50Shine like a star by isotophototausende kleine welten by Daystar-Art
Lonely together by Yanagi-no-YumeIntercepted by VampirbieneSpider Plant Flowers by KatrinaZBailando con tu belleza by qartcreative
Leaf in ice by jankolasWinterdream by Villa-Chinchilla:thumb283818808:Frozen Destiny by AljoschaThielen
... by ForrestBumpLittle Red Riding Hood by SchwarzWieEbenholZTwinkling Snowflakes by AljoschaThielenA new day by MayaVogrin
Soft morning light by isotophotoCatching the light by VampirbieneFrosted Spider Web by BuzzyG:thumb267546511:
Lonely by sesam-is-openshrooms with strings by WolfieDeviant:thumb283429085:Soaked by Hunter-Arkaman



:iconflower-plz: From: FEATURED- “The Group’s Donors Folder” :heart:

Serenity by sesam-is-openTime for Dessert? by Brian-B-Photography:thumb284195593:
Red panda by hoshitsuJust Smile by EarthBirdsMiam Maikan by SuliannH
Fire on the Fog II by Brian-B-Photography:thumb279652249:She Has Wings by Iluvbiscuit2
Emergence by coffeenoir




:trophy: Our Group’s MEMBERS of THE MONTH :trophy:

These super Members each help and support our Group in their own fantastic, encouraging variety of ways, and we truly appreciate each of them for being such a wonderful part of this Group here! :heart:

:iconbenoitjwild: :iconflowersplz:
Falcon Isle by BenoitJWildWinter Wisdom Tree by BenoitJWildIn light by BenoitJWild
Jeremy's portrait by BenoitJWildWeb Mistress by BenoitJWild


:iconclu-art: :iconflowersplz:
Snow Crystals by Clu-artHuh? by Clu-artSweet sweet summer by Clu-art
Reed Belt by Clu-artPrairie Night by Clu-art


:iconflowerthnxplz: Our Group’s Recent Donors of POINTS :iconflowerthnxplz:

:iconkrissimon: :rose:
Light will guide you by KrisSimon

:iconjamminjo: :rose:
Nap Time by JamminJoPuppy Love by JamminJoBlowing a raspberry by JamminJo
Tree Blooms by JamminJoI see you............. by JamminJoDifferent by JamminJo
Brewing Storm by JamminJoDancing Clouds by JamminJo

:iconbenoitjwild: :rose:
The Red Pic by BenoitJWildMy Moon by BenoitJWildAnd yesterday the blood flowed by BenoitJWild
A vol d'oiseau by BenoitJWild

:iconphilippel: :rose:
The Cutie of the Attic by philippeLBoot-iful Kitty by philippeLNapping Kitty for Jocelyne by philippeL
Cape Geese by philippeLEagle for Flori by philippeLDefying Gravity by philippeL

:icontwins72: :rose:
Poppy Field by Twins72a kiss for my dad by Twins72Grape Flower by Twins72
Leptoptilos crumeniferus by Twins72Background mush 2 by Twins72Blaue Passionsblume by Twins72

:iconjocelyner: :rose:
Very Late Cosmos. by JocelyneRAutumn Wild Flower by JocelyneRMeadow At The End Of Summer. by JocelyneR
Lost In Thoughts. by JocelyneR



:iconflowerthnxplz: Thanks to Those who Supported Our Recent Contest :iconflowerthnxplz:

First of all, to those who have continued to DONATE POINTS :points: to our Group, we thank you SO MUCH, because this helped out our recent contest, as well as it continues to help out future activities and Contest... we continue to feature you according to your points, and give you all EQUAL access to the GROUP DONORS’ FOLDER. :thanks: :heart:

To those individuals who featured the WINNERS:

:iconsesam-is-open:
Martisor by sesam-is-openFragrance by sesam-is-open
Tango by sesam-is-openLangues du Chat by sesam-is-open

:icongold-rose:
Summer haze by gold-roseWinter 2012 by gold-rose
Spider by gold-roseSpring's Light by gold-rose

:iconravingeaglemedia:
In Search of the Purrfect Box by RavingEagleMediaSamhain Sunset 1 by RavingEagleMedia
Night Descends by RavingEagleMediaAttitude by RavingEagleMedia

[Not to include myself for the first place feature in my custom box on my Profile.]

The GROUPS who featured:

:iconmacrosworld: :iconphoto-logic-sense: :iconwolfydeviants: :iconunframed-nature:

To those individuals who promoted the Contest:

:iconsesam-is-open:
Unique by sesam-is-openJoy Shadow by sesam-is-open

:iconenalla:
Origami Crane by EnallaPipsa portrait by Enalla

:iconiluvbiscuit2:
Picturesque Sunrise by Iluvbiscuit2Cutness at its fullest! by Iluvbiscuit2

:icongold-rose:
Loud Silence by gold-roseFrozen by gold-rose

:iconphilippel:
The crow's flight by philippeLThe Quick and the Dead by philippeL


[Not to include myself.]

The GROUPS who promoted:

:iconskyandnatureclub: :iconwolfydeviants: :iconpetpicks:

:iconphoto-logic-sense: :iconmacrosworld: :iconanothercontestgroup:



:iconballoonsplz: Our Group’s UPCOMING EVENTS! :iconballoonsplz:

:iconfuncakeplz: On April 26th Unframed-Nature Will Be SIX! :iconfuncakeplz:

PARTY ACTIVITIES!

:bulletorange: We will activate the “Monthly Theme Challenge” Folder for the FIRST TIME! :boogie:
:bulletorange: THEME: April 2012’s B-DAY Theme- Nature’s COLOURS!
:bulletorange: Opening: April 1st & Closing: April 30th midnight PST.
:bulletorange: One Entry per MEMBER
:bulletorange: All-Media welcome that would fit this theme.
For example: Photography, Manipulations, Digital Paintings, Traditional Work, etc., just so long as the colours are not TOO “fake looking” such as in photography. And remember NO fantasy subject-matter, and ALL of our regular rules STILL apply... as to what we are STRICT about not wanting to see,
but we welcome our regular general folder subjects, i.e. Scapes, Close-ups, Domestic Mammals, Wild Animals, Birds ETC. ...  as long as it is COLOURFUL!

Simply, we are celebrating our BIRTHDAY, at Unframed-Nature with the COLOURS of Nature! :heart:
:bulletorange: Submit your best, as we will treat this as a Mini-Contest or Activity, and have a way to choose two favourites, and give out some points :points: , and some features!  [More to come on the points, and how to choose the favourites, later.]
:party:
:bulletorange: BONUS! A bonus for anyone who writes:
“Happy Birthday to Unframed-Nature” in the COMMENTS of their submission! :nod: [We won’t require it, but we will LOVE it if you did! :heart: ]


:bulletyellow: KIRIBANS
We will give away THREE Kiriban prizes in Points :points: and Features to MEMBERS who have contributed work to our Galleries. :)
The Pageview numbers to watch for are:
:pointr: 123,600
:pointr: 124,000
:pointr: 124,600
Send your link to your CATCH to Group NOTES!
There can be NO TIE. The FIRST one to get your NOTE with the LINK, will win
100 points :points: and a FEATURE in the next Group Journal! :boogie:


:trophy: BIG CONTEST :trophy:

We WILL have a BIG Contest, sometime during Spring, pretty soonish...
Keep that in mind... and watch for those details! :eyes:
[We’ll need lots of support for that.. prizes, etc! :thanks: ]



:iconfeathersplz: Group Reminders


:bulletblack: We are an ALL-Media Group, but NOT all Subjects. MUST be ALL Nature-Related. Read more inside the LINK provided just below. :aww:
:bulletgreen: DO submit your BEST QUALITY work, we aren’t an elitist group, but we do want your best quality, please! :thanks:
:bulletred: DO NOT Submit to the Featured Folder, as Currently it is being used for Group Donors. :thanks:
:bulletgreen: DO Submit Birds, Etc. to the folder labeled WITH Birds, Etc., even though most birds are considered “Wild”... :thanks:
:bulletred: We are MORE strict in 2012, than in 2011, with Architecture and will NOT be allowing in nearly as much...  We have certain restrictions with humans, bridges, BOATS, etc., as well.
:bulletgreen: If you have NOT read the COMPLETE “New Folder Descriptions and Rules” feel FREE to do so by going HERE: unframed-nature.deviantart.com…. SCROLL to that section.
OR Rules for each Folder, are right inside of EACH Folder! :D


Affiliate CONTESTS

:icontrees-with-character: is having a GREAT Contest with the theme
of: "Forrest Paths" which is open to ALL MEDIA!
For more info. GO HERE: trees-with-character.deviantar…

:iconanimalsoftheworld: is having a FUN Contest with the theme of: “Cats and Dogs” which is a PHOTO Contest, only.  The complete info., rules and dates for this Contest is found on their Profile Page, HERE: animalsoftheworld.deviantart.c…

:iconmountainshots: is have a SUPER Contest with the theme of: “The Loneliness in the Mountain” which is for photography only! Check out the the FULL Info., etc., HERE: mountainshots.deviantart.com/j…

Thank you for your attention to our wonderful affiliates and their contests.

Add a Comment:
 
:iconbenoitjwild:
BenoitJWild Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I beleive I think it loud but don't write it but I'm very honored to be member of the month!
Thank you and congratulation to all for this feature...Can our ways be fruitfull!
I have pleasure to submit "every" nature work to this group that is somewhat a little different...
Again thank you!
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:iconphilippel:
philippeL Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
6 years already!!! I could have not imagined that :boogie: Thank you so much for featuring so many pieces of my work, Tea, I discovered many many pictures and I could not stop scroll :D :D You're swesome :blowkiss:
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:iconlandscapesaxony:
landscapesaxony Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the feature! :aww:
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:iconzwoing:
Zwoing Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
Thank you again for featuring our contest Tea :hug:
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:iconspanishvision:
SpanishVision Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thank you :) :) :)
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:iconshellybad:
ShellyBad Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:iconawesome-plz: THANKS A LOT FOR THE FEATURE!! :icongiraffedanceplz:
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:iconosmankarter:
OsmanKarter Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Student Photographer
Thank you so very much! I'm so glad to be in this wonderful collection! :heart:
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:iconmomotte2:
Momotte2 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm really so happy to be in ! :dance: :hug:
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:iconjorapache:
Jorapache Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
Thanks for including one of my works here, between all these beautiful pics! :hug:
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
Yup it IS in there! :w00t:
Happy you had the votes. :hug:
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:iconcindy1701d:
cindy1701d Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
Thank you so much for featuring one of my pictures with all these great ones. :)
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
I'm happy to say you had votes for this feature! :hug:
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:iconcindy1701d:
cindy1701d Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012
Well, that is always nice to hear.
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:iconravingeaglemedia:
RavingEagleMedia Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
    Such a wonderful feature, we are so happy to be included! :iconspinplz:
    :iconbummy2: Congratulations on another year, may there be many more.:iconbummy2:
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
Yup, our birthday is soooon- in one more month!
Thanks for b-day wishes!
Keep our activities in mind.
:boogie:

And happy you are included, too! :w00t:
Thank you for your support. :rose:
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:iconforeverlilly:
ForeverLilly Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Student Photographer
Thanks so much ^.^ I'm honored
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
It's great you are here, happy to have you! :w00t:
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:iconpixelcomposer:
pixelcomposer Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
Great collection! Thanks very much for including my image..!! :)
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thanks,
and happy you had the votes to be included. :aww:
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:iconmogieg123:
MogieG123 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! I appreciate you including my photo!
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
You're welcome!
The voters voted it, and I put it in the feature!
:boogie:
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:iconnoisytart:
NoisyTart Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012   Photographer
Brilliant feature - very honoured to be included. Thank you so much! :love:
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
Glad you liked it, happy you've been included! :D
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:iconaljoschathielen:
AljoschaThielen Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the feature! :love:
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
Happy you were voted to be here. :heart:
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:iconaljoschathielen:
AljoschaThielen Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:hug:
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:iconthanksthatisenough:
thanksthatisenough Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
thank you so much for including my work
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
Happy you were voted to be here! :w00t:
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:iconthanksthatisenough:
thanksthatisenough Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012
:)
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:iconclippercarrillo:
clippercarrillo Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional Photographer
This is a wonderful feature. Thank you for all the hard work! I'm glad to be included.
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
I'm glad you like it!
Happy you were voted to be here... :hug:
And thanks for the kind recognition! :heart:
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:iconjankolas:
jankolas Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the feature. :thanks::heart:
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
Happy you were voted to be here! :aww: :heart:
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:iconjankolas:
jankolas Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:heart:
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:iconworldsinworld:
WorldsInWorld Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
It is a honor to take part in this beautiful collection.. Thank you.
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
For us, it is an honour that you are here! :hug:
You are welcome. :hug:
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:iconworldsinworld:
WorldsInWorld Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you again ;)
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:icondarksoul4life:
darkSoul4Life Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for featuring one of my photos alongside so many other wonderful captures :)
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
Aww, we are very happy you are a part of it! :heart:
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:iconphilluppus:
Philluppus Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012   General Artist
such joy to read a journal,
the positive energy you put in this written and composet information is noticeble,

i am going to have a closer look to the wonderfull artworks,

wishing all the artists succes and c o n g r a t sss :party:
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
So happy to have your support Phill!
You make everything so much more wonderful!
:hug: :heart:
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:iconphilluppus:
Philluppus Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012   General Artist
my pleasure really
:rose:
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:iconpeug:
Peug Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
Thank you so much for featuring one of my works :wave:
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
It's great that it was voted in! :w00t:
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:iconpeug:
Peug Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012
:D
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:iconmiirex:
miirex Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much, I'm honored.
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
An honour to have you! :w00t:
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:icondaystar-art:
Daystar-Art Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awww that's such a wonderful collection! And I'm also there, thank youu :la: :huggle:
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:iconteaphotography:
TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Professional General Artist
Yes you are here!! :boogie:
:hug:
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:iconsylverface:
sylverface Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very very much and beautiful features =D
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