Tuesday, December 20, 2011

sponsor highlight + giveaway: casey wiegand

You know those people that you instantly feel close to? Like you've been friends for years and years because they just exude energy and make you feel like they care about you like family? That's Casey. She has an amazing heart and has captured the love of many bloggers in the past year. She blogs about life, art, inspiration, fashion, and what I appreciate most: she blogs about the hard stuff, not just the happy things of life. 

Here is some of her work:


She is a stellar mom, a talented artist,  runs A Little Artsy and her blog, The Wiegands. 

Here's a bit from Casey, herself :)

Hi! My name is Casey Wiegand, I am a freelance artist, wife and mama.
I love painting and sharing our life through my blog...where you can expect pieces of my perspective on life, faith, kids, marriage, with touches of art, creative inspiration, projects and things I love along the way. I am married to the love of my life and we have 2 sweet babies (in the hopes of lots more)!

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Today's winner will win a large ad space on Casey's blog, which is a $100 value! Advertising is HUGE in promoting your small business or blog, so you should definitely enter this if you want to grow!



Find more from Casey here:




Mandatory Entry:
Tell me your favorite blog that inspires you the MOST ((and leave a link?!))

Extra Entries:
1. Follow both Casey  (@CaseyWiegand) and myself (@ohsweetjoy) on twitter. (one entry)
2. Be a follower of Oh, Sweet Joy! Blog via Google Friend Connect. (one entry)
3. Follow Casey's blog via Google Friend Connect. (one entry)
4. Tweet, Facebook, OR blog about this giveaway. (ONE entry)
 Feel free to use this:
I just entered to win a LARGE ad space on @CaseyWiegand's blog over at @ohsweetjoy's blog! http://tinyurl.com/2ddk985

That's a possible FIVE entries! I hope you win!

love.


178 comments:

  1. Oh what an opportunity!!! I also find Casey's blog MOST inspiring. She's one amazing gal!

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  2. I'm a blog follower of yours ;-)

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  3. I follow both you and Casey on Twitter. @lifeonleroy

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  4. I tweeted about the giveaway! @lifeonleroy

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  5. I follow Casey's blog. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  6. I love Lindsay's blog-- leelala.net. She also writes about the hard things but in an encouraging way. :)

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  7. I follow both of you on twitter! (of course)

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  8. The blog that inspires me most is Elsie's abeautifulmess.typepad.com

    xo
    Julie Ann

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  9. I follow you both on Twitter via @julieannart

    xo
    Julie Ann

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  10. I am most inspired by Kendi Everyday. I love her style and witty banter. I most especially love that she opened a boutique, because that is one of my goals.

    http://kendieveryday.blogspot.com

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  11. i follow casey on blogger and bloglovin too I believe.

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  12. gosh, I find so many blog inspiring, but Casey's is the one that I have to read every single day!

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  13. I follow you both on twitter already :)

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  14. I follow the design sponge blog. It's inspiring as far as decor goes, but also what's achievable with LOTS of hard work!

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  15. I follow the design sponge blog. It's inspiring as far as decor goes, but also what's achievable with LOTS of hard work! http://www.designsponge.com (forgot to leave the link!)

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  16. just followed via twitter at @altliae

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  17. So many blogs to choose from - but I always really like Joy the Baker. She keeps things funny but also real, all while baking delicious foods!

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  18. I follow both you and Casey on twitter!

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  19. And I follow Oh Sweet Joy on GFC!

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  20. I love Heather from Just.lovely.things. She is so inspirational and a great business lady :) http://justlovelythings.blogspot.com/

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  21. I tweeted this giveaway

    http://twitter.com/#!/ThePoshDaisy11/status/149206661003870208

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  22. I'm always inspired by younghouselove.com a little jealous, but mostly inspired. ; )

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  23. I find Biblical Homemaking and 5 Days 5 Ways to be very inspirational. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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  24. Actually I find Casey's blog most inspiring :o) http://www.thewiegands.com/

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  25. I follow you both on twitter @spoonosunshine

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  26. I have a handful of faves, Casey's being one of them, another is... www.inthelittleredhouse.blogspot.com

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  27. http://livelylittlemiss.blogspot.com/ this blog right here. I really honestly can't tell you how much I have been inspired by it.

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  28. I just facebooked about the giveaway!

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  29. I find casey's blog (thewiegands.com) most inspiring : )

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  30. I now follow you via gfc (I am a fellow aggie, whoop!)

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  31. I love http://www.andersonfamilycrew.blogspot.com/

    Her blog is the reason I started my own! x

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  32. casey is my ONE must read blog every day!

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  33. i follow you both on twitter (thehollierogue)

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  34. My daughter inspires me to be a better person & blogging inspires me as well :)

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  35. I follow both you and Casey on Twitter!

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  36. I follow your blog through GFC!

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  37. I follow Casey's blog through GFC!

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  38. I tweeted this giveaway>>

    https://twitter.com/#!/chellywelly1/status/149231511894368257

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  39. What a fantastic giveaway! I really love this particular blog: http://www.goinghometoroost.com/

    ...but now that I've found this one, I think it's going to become a quick favorite too ;)

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  40. Following this blog through GFC as Caitlin of Spare Bedroom Studio! ;)

    sparebedroomstudio@hotmail.com

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  41. Tweeted this giveaway ;)

    http://twitter.com/#!/SpareBedStudio/status/149234783837356033

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  42. I follow you both on twitter. Sidenote: SO happy Casey RT'd this giveaway. Your adorable and I'm loving your blog!

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  43. Following Casey's blog through GFC as Caitlin of Spare Bedroom Studio! ;)

    sparebedroomstudio@hotmail.com

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  44. Just tweeted about the giveaway! I'm @katylove.

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  45. Finding Beauty in the ordinary is such an inspiring blog! http://www.findingbeautyintheordinary.com/

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  46. Julie from Joy's Hope inspires me the most!! http://www.joyshope.com/

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  47. I follow both of your twitter! @summercrosbie

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  48. My favorite blog is littlemissmomma.com.

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  49. My favorite blog is littlemissmomma.com.

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  50. My favorite blog is littlemissmomma.com.

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  51. I follow you and Casey on twitter (@Bip_and_bop).

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  52. I follow both blogs via GFC.

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  53. I tweetedabout this giveaway!

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  54. I ADORE CASEY!!!!
    and like you said,
    she truly does make you feel like family.
    and she would be the one blog that i feel most inspired by.
    (i think you know her link.) =)

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  55. i'm following you both on twitter!!!!

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  56. My very favorite blog is Enjoying the Small Things (Kelle Hampton) www.kellehampton.com Her photos of everyday life with her children are SO inspiring to me!

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  57. I think my sister-in-laws because it is very simple and she has great photography and shares the simple great moments in life!!!

    PS. I totally live near you! Well north a little in FoCo!

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  58. Following you both on Twitter! I'm @Ashley_Katinka

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  59. I love Ashley Campbell's blog, Under the Sycamore. She's creative, positive, and has a contagious happy outlook on life. http://ashleyannphotography.com/blog/

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  60. how awesome! I just tweeted about the giveaway. I also follow you both. :)
    The blog that I enjoy a lot because of all the mother daughter content is thepapermama.blogspot.com

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  61. ooo Yay! Casey's blog is the MOST inspiring blog to me! =D

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  62. I follow you both on Twitter. @c_livelaughl0ve

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  63. I am now following your blog! It is definitely cuteeee!! =D

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  64. I tweeted about this giveaway!

    https://twitter.com/#!/C_LiveLaughL0ve/status/149263200767057920

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  65. Fabulous person and giveaway.

    My most inspirational blog would have to be: Little Miss Momma

    www.littlemissmomma.com

    I definitely get so excited to read ANYTHING she has to say and I just love where she's taken her blog.

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  66. I follow you both on Twitter. It's how I got my first pair of TOMS. ;)

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  67. I actually have two favourite blogs that inspire me the most: casey's and shauna reed's (shauna-thereedlife.blogspot.com). Would love to win. Love, Jay.
    artandloveandme.blogspot.com

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  68. I totally love Grace Loves Iggy (www.gracelovesiggy.blogspot.com). She's a relatively new blogger going through the same kinda stuff Casey went through at the beginning of last year. Reading about her experiences and how she keeps on keeping on are so encouraging!

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  69. I follow Casey and you on twitter!

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  70. tweeted your linky (@iamchickadette)

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  71. I would have to say the most inspiring blog is the pleated poppy.
    www.thepleatedpoppy.com

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  72. Im a HUGE fan of two blogs, Moriah's at www.moriahmakes.com and Lindsay's at www.aisletoaloha.blogspot.com Both inspirational, and amazing sister's in Christ :)

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  73. I follow the two of you on twitter :)

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  74. one of my favorite blogs right now is bleubird
    http://bleubirdvintage.typepad.com/blog/

    and i kinda adore casey's blog too. :)

    xoxo

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  75. One of my most fav. inspiring blogs is www.lifemadelovely.com Heather is the sweetest and what a great little blog!

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  76. I follow you and casey on twitter!

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  77. Definitely casey's blog... Thewiegands.com

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  78. I tweeter about the giveaway!@thevanillatulip

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  79. Would love some free Ad Space!! love her blog... and Love this blog... http://www.kellehampton.com/

    lindseymarlor@gmail.com

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  80. (Is it too late to enter?)
    There are so many blogs that inspire me, and a handful that I can't wait to read every day. One, recently, that has really impacted me is Words of Williams. (wordsofwilliams.com)

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  81. I'm following you both on twitter!

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  82. I'm following Casey Leigh with GFC!

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  83. I just tweeted about the giveaway! (@rosemcchesn)

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  84. The blog that inspires me the most isbhttp://pacingthepanicroom.blogspot.com/

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  85. I follow both of you on twitter.

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  86. i tweeted the giveaway
    (@Spicy_theblog)

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  87. the blog that inspires me most is Casey's. She always shares about her faith and its just so inspiring! I also love to check myyellowsandbox on the regular!
    i have a giveaway going on my blog right now too! :) {itsjustcalledspicy.blogspot.com}

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  88. i am a fan of jessi's blog over at naptime diaries :) naptimediaries.com
    and ooooooohh what a great giveaway! i hope i win!!!

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  89. i follow you both on twitter!!!

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  90. just tweeted it :) thanks for the great giveaway Kim!

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  91. It's hard to choose just one blog that inspires me.

    But I truly love Heather's space over at Life Made Lovely >>> http://www.lifemadelovely-blog.com/.

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  92. I follow your blog via GFC....I've been a subscriber just not a follower....:) So, I'm new on your follower gadget. [technicalities]

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  93. This is a tough question to answer, Kim! Lately, I feel inspired most by Peace Love & Crafts http://kristenmcashan.com/

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  94. I follow you both on TWitter via @dotinthecity

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  95. tweet: https://twitter.com/#!/dotinthecity/status/149934847815725056

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  96. I follow you and Casey - thanks!

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  97. Tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/aroyaldaughter/status/150043945093705728

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  99. The blog that inspires me the most- hmmm.. this is hard. I'm going to say YoungHouseLove at the moment- but that's b/c I am in a diy mood today! :)

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  100. And follow both you and Casey on Twitter! @thislittlemomma

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  101. I really enjoy reading Little Miss Momma. Oh, and Tatertots and Jello, of course.

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  102. i'm not sure if this one is still open, but i would say either www.gussysews.com, or www.thewiegands.com, or www.abeautifulmess.typepad.com. i want to have a very large impact with my words, and a little craftiness thrown in. :)

    @beforeverlovely

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