Paintriotic Contest Winners and Submissions

By: DecoArt
July 5, 2019

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Paintriotic Contest Winners and Submissions

Our 1st Annual DecoArt Paintriotic Contest was open from May 8 to June 14 to celebrate DecoArt's 34th birthday and our nation's Independence Day. We received 170 wonderful submissions so we decided we couldn't pick just 2 winners, so we added a 3rd Place and Honorable Mention so we could praise even more people for their creativity.

1st Place: Anthony Kleem (Photo above)

2nd Place: Erin Ridley


3rd Place: Hsin Kao

Honorable Mention: Rita Grisham
View all the submissions below. Thank you to everyone who participated! If you didn't get the chance to enter, be on the lookout for more DecoArt contests in the future.

Nathan H.

Jill A.

Christy A.

Neysa O.

Anna A.

“America great again“ by Ruben Ruiz

Sharon C.

Lyn Z.

Brenda Reyes of Sticks N Stones Designs

April A.

Cindy V.

Shannon R.

Dana Tatar

Debra Mills (beeartist@gmail.com)

Lacey G.

George E.

Merri T.

Erin Ridley of Espressoly 4 You

WhereTheWindKnowsMyName

Honor A Veteran by Pat Remington

Donna Powers and SunStrokes of the Gulf Coast SPD Chapter

Darlene M.

Chica and Jo

Kendra @kendras_gotwood

Love And Devotion to Country by Genie E.

Brenda Reyes of Sticks N Stones Designs

Brenda Reyes of Sticks N Stones Designs

Brenda Reyes of Sticks N Stones Designs

Joy S.

Lorah M.

Anthony K.

Jeannetta C.

Patrice K @liquidlanding

@Christy_Henderson_Art

Kristie C.

Brenda Reyes of Sticks N Stones Designs

Brenda Reyes of Sticks N Stones Designs

@Christy_Henderson_Art

APG Jamie

Leazel of @lhxpressions_

Pauline B.

Frony R.

"American Dream" by Leslie Lineberry

Kris M.

Sandie R.

Tracy Meola

Melissa D.

Sandy M.

Lisa W.

Wendy A.

Pamela Wyman

Haylee B.

Jennifer G.

Susan R.

Lyn G.

Kim @ Exquisitely Unremarkable

Phyllis B.

Neysa O.

Teresa C.

Teresa C.

Teresa C.

Teresa C.

Teresa C.

Lynne H.

Patty G.

Vionette C.

Sandra M.

Sandra M.

Jacqueline I.

Teresa A.

Debbie C.

@Christy_Henderson_Art

@Christy_Henderson_Art

@Christy_Henderson_Art

Cindy DIY Beautify

Angel S.

Marlena T.

Marcia F.

Jean C.

Janice J.

Judy H.

Judy H.

Pam G.

"Freedom" by Carolyn B.

Pat H.

Abby H. of Tweetle Dee Design Co.

Liz O.

"Let Freedom Fly" by Cindy Moser

Charlotte F.

Karen King of To Work With My Hands

Katie @kate_armstrongfarms

Gigi W.

Rebecca T.

Julie C.

Party S.

Teresa B.

Marlena T.

Katherine B.

Katherine B.

Erika W. of Wallace House Designs

Connie S.

Erin A.

Katherine B.

Pam B.

Cindy H.

Denise

Kathy O.

Sandra P.

Noelle B.

Linda Park

Katherine B.

Katherine B.

Katherine B.

Hilary G.

Kara W.

Kara W.

Ina N.

Jasmine P.

Julie J.

Karen C.

Kristin M.

M. Franklin

Loretta M.

Loretta M.

Amy Boettcher

Amy Boettcher

Amy Boettcher

Morena H.

Ruha M.

Kelli S.

Kris M.

Diane T.

Tina K.

Claudia S.

Cheryl W.

Taylor P. of Happily Ever Crafty

Beth W.

Michelle S.

Ruby K.

Kathy A.

Wendy A.

Alétheia M.

Lisa W.

Karin N.

Karin N.

Christine L.

Karen D.

"Marbled Flag" by Jeanine Leal

Amy Boettcher

Linda M.

Casey Cole Corbin

Kimberley J.

Kimberley J.

Candy T.

Katherine B.

Katherine B.

Nancy H.

Hsin K.

Barb O.

Julie S.

Julie S.

Beth W.

Beth W.

Linsey R.

Joanne B.

Mary Beth C.

Tina K.

Linsey R.

Brigitte B.

Vicki K.

Dorothy H. inspired by ca.1909 postcard

Rita G.

Tammy G.

Gina

Cheryl C.

Theresa P.

Tiamae D.

Dru Beecher

Comments

I like the Oklahoma Rock by Sandra P

Kim

June 24, 2019

I’m voting for Sandra Pry

Kathy cobb

June 24, 2019

I love my painting because it makes me feel patriotic in an old fashion way that I remember and when times were simpler and more sincere!

Theresa Prokop

June 24, 2019

Metal Rooster - Darlene M, Pinwheel planter panel - Lisa W., Flag finial holders - Judy H., Tea Pot - Pam G

Bobbie Redington

June 24, 2019

Thrilled mine is pictured with so many outstanding entries. Good luck everyone.

Anna Adams

June 24, 2019

My favorites are Love & Devotion to Country by Genie E, One Nation Under God by Charlotte F and Theresa P truck with family and fireworks

Marie Granat

June 24, 2019

We sure do have a lot of talented people in this country.

Ann

June 24, 2019

Wow lots of great entries!! Congratulations to all who entered.

Nancy Lockner

June 24, 2019

I vote for Theresa P. The couple in the truck watching the fireworks is great. Questions: 1- Why are there more than 1 entry by some entrants? 2- How was an entry picked as "Honorable Mention" at the beginning of selection process?

Skip Desrosiers

June 24, 2019

I really liked "To Honor A Veteran"! Beautiful done. They are all really nice but this one stuck out for me. My Dad was a WW2 veteran!

Pat Fagan

June 24, 2019

The paper lanterns by Marlena T. are amazing! I want to know how to make them!

Michelle Shinski

June 24, 2019

Congratulations to everyone! What talent and inspiration is out there! I loved Tina K.’s Birdhouse and Lisa’s cork heart shaped designs. (And that super cute salad bowl).

B. Reyes

June 24, 2019

WOW

Martha Loflin

June 24, 2019

I dont see my submission of Uncle Sam doll.

Kris Massena

June 24, 2019

WOW! Some of these are breath taking.

Sandra R Wilson

June 24, 2019

Wow! Glad I didn't have to chose the winners. So much talent, so many awe inspiring projects celebrating USA!

Laura Ningen

June 24, 2019

It is absolutely wonderful to see so many talented people express their love for this great country! And a huge thank you to DecoArt for sharing these wonderful creations.

Sharon Goldsmith

June 24, 2019

Neysa O. is my first choice

Debi Stivers

June 24, 2019

Honor A Veteran by Pat Remington. Karin N. flamingos Marlena T lamp post These three beautiful entries used imaginative surfaces, painted beautifully Proudly Proclaiming I am proud to be an American !

Donna

June 24, 2019

My favorites are the teapots by Judy H. and Pam G. something i would like to display in my home. As for outside, i liked Nancy H. flag.

Paulette

June 24, 2019

There are so many good ones. I would like to show my support for Julie J. Happy painting y'all

Cyndyl Winget

June 24, 2019

There are some really great entries! Thank you for allowing me the chance to enter this fun contest - and for showing off all the lovely projects. There is so much fantastic creativity in this great nation!

Katherine B

June 24, 2019

If I can vote, I vote for Cindy Moser- Let Freedom Fly

Teri Hostetler

June 24, 2019

The three that really got my attention were Jill A and the two by Marlena T.

Cheryl

June 24, 2019

Sandie R. and Charlotte F., Ina N.

carrie

June 24, 2019

Hi Skip - 1. Anyone could submit as many entries as they wanted since there was no limit. There shouldn't be multiple of the same project though. 2. We decided to announce our "Honorable Mention" ahead of time before we announce the winners on July 4th. We had so many wonderful entries, we just want to showcase as many as possible. :)

DecoArt

June 24, 2019

Hi Kris - Your amazing Uncle Sam doll is in the 3rd right-most column. Row 15, column 3. Thank you so much for entering!

DecoArt

June 24, 2019

I love them all, but want to vote for Julie J.

Heidi

June 24, 2019

What an amazing and inspired collection of artistry! Love of country is evident in every design. I am humbled by the talent and inspired by the message! Congratulations to every artist who submitted! God bless us one and all!

Susan M.

June 24, 2019

My favorite is Denise's Flag with Statue of Liberty

Linda

June 24, 2019

Honor A Veteran by Pat Remington is my favorite.

Karen Conner

June 24, 2019

Theresa C Uncle Sam , Anthony K, Donna Powers and SunStrokes, eagle Christy A , but I am so impressed with so many of the projects !

Davis Dawn

June 24, 2019

I vote for Sandra P. Beautiful

Marlene McClain

June 24, 2019

So much talent! I love the cool ice bucket by Kimberley J !

Mary Clayton

June 24, 2019

Voting for Karen C.

Donnie Roberts

June 24, 2019

My favorite is Honor a Vet by Pat Remington

Maureen

June 24, 2019

i LUV the submission by Sharon C. I'd like to know if it is a pattern, and if so, who's is it? I would LUV to paint that!!!

regina taylor

June 24, 2019

Kimberly J ice bucket! Love it!

Cari

June 24, 2019

Great collection. My vote goes to Pat Remington, Remembering your veteran.

Anne-Marie Colwell

June 24, 2019

LOVE the Gingerbread by Jacqueline I. It’s so adorable!!

Jennifer

June 24, 2019

Glad I don't have to vote, so much amazing art.

Troy W. Pew

June 24, 2019

I love love love the coasters by Kim J!

Kacey

June 24, 2019

Wow lots of great talent ....I concider my self a winner just to be able to be in this group of talented gals. Best of luck to you all. Paint on.......never give up. I am 80 and still painting strong!

Sandra Maas

June 24, 2019

Neysa O.

Kim Tamiazzo

June 24, 2019

Eagle/flag by Christy A

Sandee Lemons

June 24, 2019

I think Kimberley J's art is really great!

Laura McFate

June 24, 2019

I think Kimberley J's art looks fantastic.

Nathan M

June 24, 2019

Make America great again! Oh, and the painting!

Sandee

June 24, 2019

Love the coasters painted by KIMBERLY J.

Faith Mckeown

June 24, 2019

Kimberly J.'s galvanized I've bucket and coasters are beautiful! Love them!

Deby Birch

June 24, 2019

My vote is for Kimberley J. Galvanized can with soda and coasters

Dee M.

June 24, 2019

Thank you for sponsoring this contest. I had so much fun designing my pinwheel and entering the contest. It was a pleasure. I’m looking forward to the next one.

Lisa

June 24, 2019

Kimberley J's is the best!

Sarah oehrle

June 24, 2019

I love Kim J artwork!

Amy Brown

June 24, 2019

Love Teresa P truck with couple

Linda

June 24, 2019

Kimberley J Love them both

Cookie J

June 24, 2019

Linda m

AliceMagruder

June 24, 2019

"Honor a Veteran" by Pat Remington would be my 1st choice for creativity and use of Red, White, an Blue.

Dorothy Holgate

June 24, 2019

Voting for Uncle Sam by Linda M.

Dick

June 24, 2019

Honor a veteran by Pat Remington

Mackenzie

June 24, 2019

the teapot by Pam G

Melanie

June 24, 2019

I love Vionette C’s sign!

Sueky G

June 24, 2019

Voting for Vionette C.!!!

Nina Pappacostas

June 24, 2019

I vote for Vionette C. What amazing job.

Esther

June 24, 2019

I love kimberley J's art work.

Cody salerno

June 24, 2019

Vionette C Home of the Free

Sheri D

June 24, 2019

Pauline B's mailbox is very unique! gets my vote!!

mike

June 24, 2019

Love the art by Pat Remington - Honor a Veteran! Such heart in this piece. WOW!

Jennifer White

June 24, 2019

They are all beautiful made from the heart. I prefer Pauline’s Gift Mailbox

Theken S.

June 24, 2019

Honor A Vet is one of my favorites along with Pauline’s mailbox. Congrats to all who took the time to enter their artables. God bless America!

Diane F

June 24, 2019

Pauline B.’s mailbox

Ed Comer

June 24, 2019

My favorites were the teapots by Judy H and Pam M. Great work!

Pat M

June 24, 2019

I really like the geode painting done by Ruha M.

Muzz

June 24, 2019

Fabulous entries????????

Teresa

June 24, 2019

Kelly S. Flamingos Brenda Reyes patriotic shoes

Gail

June 24, 2019

Perfect for a barbeque on the 4th, Kimberly J's ice bucket and coasters!

Laura S

June 25, 2019

Wow! What a spectacular array of items! How will y'all ever pick just 2? Thanks for the opportunity to have my items included. It was a blast to participate! I really liked the works of Pat Remington, Charlotte F, Theresa P, Rita G, Dorothy H, Judy H, Pam G, & Linda Park. Thanks, DecoArt! Julie Speaks Oakleaf Hollow Primitives

Julie

June 25, 2019

I love Pauline B.'s mailbox. It's proudly seen and used daily . Very patriotic .

Renee

June 25, 2019

Vionette C.

Rachael

June 25, 2019

Pauline B. Gets my vote! I would love to have that mailbox at my house.

Cecilia

June 25, 2019

I love Pauline B! She does a wonderful job! ???????? I have been at her shop and she is amazing ????????

Carol Rose

June 25, 2019

Love Pauline B. Mail box!

Jeanine Harris

June 25, 2019

Love Pauline B.’s mailbox and Vionette C’s house sigh.

Susan Canning

June 25, 2019

Beautiful jobs Pauline Bresnahan and Vionette Vee Chipperini!

Linda Brown

June 25, 2019

Pauline B’s mailbox is my favorite!

Bethany

June 25, 2019

Love Honor a Veteran by Pat Remington. Great use of collage.

Blair

June 25, 2019

Pauline B. And Vionette V. - incredible work!

Meg

June 25, 2019

I think Vionette C. With the home of the Brave because of the free standing flag is awesome and Pauline B. Mailbox with flowers is right up my wife’s alley. Great contest!!

Brendan

June 25, 2019

My favorite is the one by Julie J! So many beautiful submissions!

Sharon Ivy

June 25, 2019

I vote for Vionette C

Gabriel Feliciano

June 25, 2019

I vote for Erin Ridley!!! Amazing creation!

Vicki Fotheringham

June 25, 2019

I vote for Vionette C

Esther Feliciano

June 25, 2019

I’m voting for Pauline Bresnahan and Ver Chipperino

Johanne C

June 25, 2019

Proud to see my mailbox photo. Thank you Deco Art for your quality products

Pauline Bresnahan

June 25, 2019

I love the Mailbox is the best .. done by Pauline B.

Anita Dziedzic

June 25, 2019

I like Linda M. Uncle Sam

Kathy

June 25, 2019

The 1776 centerpiece is my absolute favorite. What a great way to remember the year the Declaration of Independence was signed and the whole reason we celebrate the 4th. Very clever and looks like I could recreate this. Love this idea and the rustic look.

Lisa

June 25, 2019

Kimberly j... drink pail and coasters .. summertime

Kristal

June 25, 2019

Vote for Vionette c

Esther Feliciano

June 25, 2019

I am voting for Linda M Uncle Sam.

Kristi M

June 25, 2019

I love the bucket with refreshments from Kimberly J

Alesha J

June 25, 2019

Kimberly J

Mindy Pasco

June 25, 2019

Great contest and submissions! Pauline's flag and flowers hand painted mailbox Thank you.

CR

June 25, 2019

I absolutely love the 2 pieces from Kimberley J. She did an amazing job. You can't go wrong with cold beverages and coasters. Great picture too. ????????

Stephanie

June 25, 2019

Love the patriot wood sign. So welcoming when by a doorstep.

Vionette C

June 25, 2019

I absolutely love the ice bucket and coasters from Kimberley J!!!!! She did an amazing job!! You can't go wrong with cold beverages and coasters!!! Wonderful pictures too!!

Stephanie

June 25, 2019

I vote for Vionette C! Lots of great entries :)

Flora

June 25, 2019

My Vote goes to Pauline B and Vionette C

Sara G

June 25, 2019

I love the ice bucket by Kimberly J.

Sherry

June 25, 2019

I’m voting for Linda Magruder and Uncle Sam.

Katie

June 25, 2019

i love Pauline B's painted mailbox, my absolute favorite. It is cheerful and patriotic and can be seen by all who pass by, reminding us to be proud Americans

Roberta J DeCoste

June 25, 2019

Honor a veteran by Pat Remington. It’s about more than stars & stripes and red, white & blue. It’s about the flag and who it flies for and the people that keep us safe and keep it flying.

Cindy

June 25, 2019

I’m voting for Pauline Bresnahan and Vee Chipperini, they are the best!

Paula Rose Mulcahey

June 25, 2019

Kimberley J is who I vote for

Jeff

June 25, 2019

So many cool paintings! I would love to have Kimberly J’s beverage bucket to use at my BBQ!

Brenda

June 25, 2019

Julie J

Lakela Dos Santos

June 25, 2019

Ina N

Lakela Dos Santos

June 25, 2019

I vote for Vee Chipperini and Pauline Bresnahan, the home of the brave flag is very patriotic and i love the mailbox.

Jan

June 25, 2019

My favorite is Linda M Uncle Sam

Kristi

June 25, 2019

I love Linda M. Uncle Sam very patriotic!!

Linda

June 25, 2019

I vote for the Uncle Sam on the door by Linda M. Very clever!

Betty

June 26, 2019

As a retired military wife I have to go with "Honor A Veteran" by Pat Remington. What a great way to honor one who has served our country! Awesome job Pat Remington! I also REALLY loved the on by Christy A. she has so much depth that it looks like the young eagle is coming right out of the flag. There is a wonderful amount of detail and time in this piece of art work. Excellent work Christy A.!

Colleen

June 26, 2019

So fortunate to have my entry among so many wonderful projects. I painted mine for my friend who came home from serving in Afghanistan and told me of the loss of so many Americans and how they stood their boots, gun and dog tags before shipping them home

Teresa (Terri) Brown

June 26, 2019

There is a lot of talent that’s displayed in these designs. I have so many favorites! One did look really cute and is something that I am going to do for my mantle. That is the mantle banner by Tammy G.

Amy

June 26, 2019

Love Theresa P's work - the truck is so cute with couple kissing celebrate the 4th

Linda

June 26, 2019

The truck is my pick Thersa P

Chas

June 26, 2019

These are all amazing. Love Tammy G's banner. Beautiful

Kris

June 27, 2019

Linda Magruder should win. You have alot of really talented people submitting entries.

Mary M Biery

June 27, 2019

I love the fact that there are so many entrees in this copitition.....it gives us an idea of how many wonderful creative artist there are who are willing to show their work. But I hope all those who are voting realize it is not a popularity vote that counts. It is suppose to be fair and unbiased for all and the winner is chosen by decor art panel.

Sandra maas

June 27, 2019

My choice is the Uncle Sam painted on the white door..done by Linda.

June

June 27, 2019

I THINK THERE ALL BEAUTIFUL.

Rhonda Evans

June 27, 2019

Candy T.

Rachel Thigpen

June 27, 2019

LINDA M

Candace d

June 27, 2019

Voting for Linda M. Uncle Sam

Savannah Y

June 27, 2019

I'm voting for Linda M.

JimMara Evans

June 27, 2019

Judy H. Teapots

Patti Antilla

June 28, 2019

Linda M. Uncle Sam!

Sheila Bittinger

June 28, 2019

I love the mailbox by Pauline B.

Terri Curcuru

June 28, 2019

Candy T

Corrie

June 28, 2019

Candy T!

Brooke Nix

June 28, 2019

My favorites are vionette c. And Pauline b. But they are all beautiful!

Allea harrington

June 28, 2019

My vote is for Vionette C

Mary Ventura

June 28, 2019

I like the flag vest by Ina N.

Sue Bowers

June 28, 2019

Linda M!!

Cassi L Love

June 28, 2019

I vote for Tracy Meola, really love the way she has painted the flag and fireworks.

Coette Morris

June 28, 2019

Mailbox by Pauline B. Is awesome.

Kay Carpenter

June 29, 2019

I'm voting for Jasmine P.

LaJuan

June 30, 2019

Vote for Linda M

Bonnie Crites

June 30, 2019

Linda M. Uncle Sam ????????

Amy m

June 30, 2019

Voting for Linda M Uncle Sam

Nina Haggerty

June 30, 2019

Vote for Linda M

Bonnie Crites

July 1, 2019

Voting for Linda M.

Nina Haggerty

July 1, 2019

I vote for Linda M!

Bonnie

July 2, 2019

Holy moly! What an amazing display of American Art at it’s finest! Congrats to the winners and to everyone who entered. Your art is inspiring and reminds us all of what is GREAT about America!

Candy

July 4, 2019

I liked. Kelli S Pamela

Pamela

July 5, 2019

My favorite is Theresa's couple kissing in the old red truck.

Rita Grisham

July 6, 2019

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