Saturday, August 11, 2012

Liebster Blog Award and Sharing the Blog Love...

I want to thank Susan Brown at SBArtist: Painting in the Dark for giving me the Liebster Blog Award.  I am so very honored to be given this award by such a fine artist as Susan, and I am very pleased to continue this tradition.  

What is the Liebster Award?

Well. . .the origins of the Liebster Blog award are somewhat unclear and this seems to be blog folklore but it goes like this: 

"Some time (in the recent past), somewhere (rumor has it that it might be Germany), someone (I guessing he/she was named Liebster) decided to do something nice for a whole lot of bloggers and started the Liebster Blog Award. It’s an award you receive, but it is also an award that you give."

Liebster is a German word so  translated it from a few sources - it means favorite, sweetheart, beloved, darling.

If you receive a Liebster Blog Award you are asked to choose 3-5 other bloggers and send them one as well. It is an award meant to highlight smaller blogs - less than 200 followers. Let them know that we care and are reading. The idea is that the blogger receiving the award links back to the blogger who awarded him/her, and then chooses 3-5 people to send the award to. There is no obligation to continue this award. It is a lovely way to share the love and also a way of introducing other bloggers to the blogs you enjoy.

Here are the blogs I would like
to pass the love on to:

Candice Windham -  Candice Windham Designs

Joyce Shaver - Blythe Spirit

Ronnie Goff - Veronica: Muse At Play

Roann Mathias - Roann Mathias Calligraphy

Antoinette Garza Tristan - Fulfilling the Heart..Cultivate Life in Joy

These are just a few of my creative friends that I have met along my blogging travels! I encourage everyone to visit these blogs and let these talented artists know how very special they are! 

Happy Blogging!  Barbara


  1. You are too sweet! Your blog is so beautiful as is your work. I always feel like a rank amateur next to you.

    1. Candice, you have always been an inspiration to me. You deserve it!

  2. Thank you so much, Barbara! I am really enjoying getting to know you! Your work is beautiful and inspiring!

    1. Roann, your work is wonderful, and you also deserve the recognition. Hugs.

  3. Barbara,
    Thank you so much for the mention in your Liebster Award. I very much appreciate it. You are such a great friend.Joyce

  4. Joyce, your work is absolustely gorgeous and so very creative. You also deserve the recognition. Hugs.