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Spring will be here soon and that always make me think about how I can brighten up my home.  This can happen a number of ways, whether you just give your home a good deep clean, move some furniture around or buy new artwork.

Carmen Guedez is a painter from North Carolina who’s work has been featured all around the world.  We still love the artwork she sent us last year to review.  They are all side wrapped canvas paintings on wooden frames and make for great conversations.  Each painting is 100% original and hand signed, so you get to officially say you are an art collector.

Right now when you use the coupon code SSAVERS2013 you’ll get 75% off original paintings  (excluding sale items, cards, and prints).  You also get FREE shipping on any order.  Some of these paintings are very large, so free shipping is huge!

This offer expires 03/20/2013. Also, she has a great new feature where you can “Make an Offer” on almost any painting for sale, so treat yourself (or a friend)!

The Giveaway:

One Southern Savers reader is going to win “New Season” (a $1499 value!).

To Enter:

You have two chances to enter, so feel free to do both:

1.  Leave a comment below telling me which of Carmen’s abstract art you like.

* 100% Hand-Made Original Abstract Painting (not a print).
* UV Protective varnish.
* 1 3/8″ painted edges (no staples on the sides).
* Original signature on front and back of the artwork.
* Certificate of authenticity – hand signed, embossed with the original CGUEDEZ logo and with a Fine Arts Registered Number included.

* Artwork will be sent ready to hang, in a box, with all hardware and documents included.

2.  Like Carmen Guedez and Southern Savers on Facebook and leave a comment below telling me you like.

The winner of this giveaway will be chosen and posted to the Giveaway Winners Page Wednesday, 3/20.

This giveaway was sponsored by Carmen Guedez, but all of the opinions are 100% my own.  

    • chrystal bachmann

      I love the new season paintin pictured. I would look amazing with my red sofas!

    • love to own new life art

    • Erin G

      I like the Eclipse piece! Would be perfect in my bedroom!

    • Erin G

      I liked both on Facebook

    • the3girls

      Modern landscape

    • Noel

      Love Eclipse

    • lucysullivan

      Definitely the landscapes, they are all gorgeous

    • lucysullivan

      Like on FB

    • lucysullivan

      My favorite piece is the New Season painting

    • lucysullivan

      I follow you both on Facebook

    • Amber

      Modern Landscape

    • Elizabeth

      The Eclipse

    • Stephanie McCoy

      Liked and already a fan of this beautiful art! Thank You for this opportunity!

    • Top of the Hill is my fav

    • chimalis

      my favorite would have to be “new season”

    • spi_cy13

      I love New Season! It’s not for sale via her website though.

    • Kristie B

      Love Eclipse.

    • Bill

      Top of the Hill, gorgeous and very unique

    • Lucy


    • spi_cy13

      I liked both Southern Savers and Carmen Guedez via Facebok! Yay! :)

    • Kristie B

      Liked both on FB.

    • esyke623

      I like the poppies!

    • Jamie


    • April

      Love Tranquilidad – art freaturing tree’s is so peaceful. Would love any peace in my home!

      • April

        Wow, really screwed up my spelling and grammer in that post, just so excited about the artwork!

    • chimalis

      i likey, likey ( actually i love southern savers!)

    • The Eclipse piece is gorgeous!

    • WC08

      I like “eclipse”

    • Beth

      I love them all, so different and great for a contemporary style home

    • WC08

      I “like” both pages on FB :)

    • mwehunt01

      I like both on Facebook

    • would like to win this

    • jan

      would love love love any of the floral paintings…..

    • skunzsgirlie12

      I love the “Full Moon Passion”…….getting ready to paint and buy new furniture for our den, that painting would tie in great!!

    • Amy

      Fell in love with Deco Contemporaine!

    • Amy

      Both pages have been liked!

    • Rachel

      I like New Season.

    • ksp620

      Gratitude is my favorite! :)

    • Jenn Smith

      I really like the peice “Golden Flowers”, I just love how it goes from a dark bottom to a vibrant sky. Thanks for the chance!

    • kylieb

      I absolutely love the eclipse painting! It’s beautiful :)

    • I LOVE the landscapes and flowers section- but the *Badazzling Birches* is certainly a favorite!!

    • Sarah

      I like The Flight of a Hummingbird

    • Jennifer P.

      Red blossom

    • Grace

      Love the landscape series, especially “Coastal Sunset”. Just beautiful!

    • mwehunt01

      La Vie en Rose is beautiful! (well they all are, that is just my top pick)

    • Tammy

      Summer Flowers and Blooming flowers

    • Sherry

      I like Blue Sky Flowers.

    • JimmyP

      I like to All that Glitters painting, the goldish color of the flowers would go with 80% of the colors in my living room.

    • kylieb

      I liked both southern savers and abstract paintings by carmen guedez on facebook! She does have really beautiful paintings

    • Morning Hopes is beautiful!

    • Jennifer P.

      Liked both pages

    • Like you both on fb!

    • me

      Fleurs en Rouge is awesome

    • AnointedSaver

      I like Dripping Flowers

    • Karen Caffee

      Been liking SouthernSavers for along time, Now liking Abstract Paintings by Carmen Guedez

    • Autumn

      I love coastal sunset.

    • Autumn

      I like you both on FB!

    • Stephanie

      I love the glitter!

    • ajawee83

      I like Prosperity

    • Karen Caffee

      Love “Moving Forward” abstract painting by Carmen Guedez

    • dean77


    • Kathleen Clyde Green

      I liked both Facebook pages!

    • me

      Fleurs en Rouge is the best
      i liked both

    • sbbnashville

      Flowers! It’s beautiful.

    • Kathleen Clyde Green

      I really like Carmen’s White Divine, but not surprising, it’s already sold!

    • flight of the humingbird

    • Rosemary

      For My Bundle of Joy is one that caught my eye. Then again, I was quite drawn to many of the flowers and landscapes, particularly. But, I also like the piano pictures. It is hard to pick a favorite. The one I picked has such a nice contrast between the bright red background and the white poppies. And now I see it is not for sale. I guess someone else liked it, too!

    • Charity

      I like All That Glitters.

    • Merritt

      I like Gratitude! I’ve already bought one of her amazing canvas painting today and would LOVE to win this one to go with it!! Thanks :D

    • Bethany

      Ah, they are so beautiful!

    • nd

      LIke the Happy Poppies

    • Vicky

      I just fell in love with Palm Beach ! I love the calming effect the painting has on me. Great art work ! So glad to know of her now, would love to buy one of her pieces.

    • Merritt

      Oh..AND I LIKE YOU BOTH (forgot to mention that in the message I left about liking GRATITUDE! THANKS LOL

    • Tranquiladad is one of my faves also top of the hill

    • Diana

      I like Tranquilidad and On a Whimsey! They both relax me!

    • Jea

      They are all beautiful but I especially like Morning Hopes.

    • Michelle VanNess Knolls

      I love the Paraiso de Flores, but The Flight of the Hummingbirds would be an awesome gift for my mom (she loves hummingbirds!)

    • slpleslieanne

      I like both Facebook pages :)

    • slpleslieanne

      I like the BLue Sky Painting the best!

    • lynsi

      Love all the flower ones

    • Adrienne D.

      I like Autumn Birch Trees and Googlit the best. I “Liked” Southern Savers on FB a long time ago, and now Carmen Guedez is on the list, too! Cool stuff! I love abstract art1

    • lynsi

      liked you both on facebook

    • Knc

      where faith grows

    • Knc

      like both fb pages

    • nwaterbugz

      All That Glitters would match my comforter set.

    • Lisa

      I like the gift of life portrait and the all that glitters

    • H Taylor

      I fell in love with her Lake Hope painting! I am a fan of both and “Like”, too! I wouldn’t be surprised if I see her artwork on display sometime in downtown Charleston at one of the beautiful boutiques or art stores!

    • bolton1

      I like Butterfly Landscape!

    • Michelle

      I actually really like “New Season”.

    • I have liked both on Facebook…and I like all the paintings but fell in LOVE with La Vie en Rose!!

    • April Cooper

      I liked you both on fb!!!

    • Tara H

      I love Bedazzling Birches. They’re all beautiful though!

    • Tara H

      I like both on Facebook.

    • Jessica

      I like Butterfly Landscape!

    • Jessica

      I like you both on fb



    • There are so many but would say my favorite is Easy on the Eyes. I also liked both pages.

    • Lindsay Jenkins

      i am in love with “Season of Hope”

    • Lindsay Jenkins

      fan on fb of both :D

    • Michele

      I like Golden Flowers!

    • allyg24

      i like “all that glitters”.

    • Debbie

      I like butterfly Landscape

    • April Cooper

      I love “In a better world”

    • Debbie

      I like both on facebook.

    • awall

      I love “Tranquilidad”

    • would love to have this hanging over my fireplace

    • Jennie

      LOVE “Bridges of Amsterdam”!

    • Jennie

      Liked Carmen Guedez and Southern Savers on Facebook

    • Shana

      I’ve liked both pages on FB (Shana Hattis)

    • Kaysie Smith-Rogers

      I love ALL her work …but if I had to choose… I love Eclipse! It would be beautiful over my mantel!

    • April

      Liked both on FB!

    • Kim

      My favorite is “All That Glitters”. I just love the awesome colors and the great mood it puts me in. It would go great in my bedroom. I also love the “New Season”. It is one of my favorites too! She has so many awesome paintings! She is such a great artist!

    • Shana

      Love the Eclipse painting

    • Ima Irwin Dial


    • Jessica Z

      I love all that glitters!

    • soundring

      I really like the “New Season” painting that is being given away!

    • Jessica Z

      I “like” both pages on Facebook!

    • Kristin

      Love the simplicity of “Marry me”

    • Bee

      I like Faith, Hope, Love and Blooming Flowers

    • Melissa

      All That Glitters

    • jasmine2012

      Butterfly Escape!

    • Erin

      Perserverance or Music World Tour are my favorites!

    • Lana

      I like ‘Into the Light’.

    • Teresa

      I love the “Bridges of Amsterdam” that’s one of the ones I like

    • Bj

      The one titled “Deco Vina” is beautiful. Thanks.

    • Jennifer

      I like the one Titled “New Life Abounds” the most, though the one you pictures above would match our living room perfectly!

    • Cynthia

      I liked both pages.

    • Amber

      I like the one called “Dawn”. Very pretty!

    • Cynthia

      I think my favorite is “G Rhapsody”!

    • rgillilan

      I like the New Seasons one that is being given away. I already have the wall picked out for it.

    • rgillilan

      I have liked both sites

    • Vins De France…Love this one!

    • Jessica N

      I like the “Golden Flowers” painting the most! Oh, and I like you on FB. :)

    • sandra

      I like lake hope!

    • Tiffany S

      I like the Eclipse for my living room!

    • Angela Solomon

      Poppy pictures are my favorite. I would love to have it!

    • l.a.

      music, wine & symbols.

    • Peggy

      aromo do campo speaks to me….”In my MInd I’m Going to Carolina!”
      Thanks for the beautiful memories.

    • Anita

      Liked on Facebook!

    • Anita

      “All that Glitters” is wonderful!

    • sunny4u

      Aroma do Campo

    • sunny4u

      Both sites like on FB

    • Jennifer

      I like “Full Moon Passion”

    • Jennifer

      we like southern savers on FB

    • ctrinkle

      Faith, Hope and Love Blooming Flowers!

    • Donna

      I like Aromo do Campo but they are all good.

    • couponersonly

      I love Fleurs en Rouge. It awakens something in me. This is the perfect time of year, out of the darkness of winter comes beautiful spring flowers!!

    • Teresa

      I like Blue Sky!

    • liz23407

      I like many of them. Perseverance is really pretty.

    • liz23407

      I like Southern Savers and Carmen Guedez on fb

    • Barbara

      I love Eclipse

    • melissa

      I love Vins de France!

    • Sherry Geren

      I love ‘Aroma do Campo’

    • Linda

      New Season is absolutely beautiful -would love to have it in my home

    • Shawn

      New Season

    • Jill

      Love the New Season!

    • Marcia

      I like The Grand Finale.

    • ashleigh kardos


      • ashleigh kardos

        And i like the Poppies.

    • Estela

      All of them are amazing….

    • amy

      The “new season”

    • Terry

      I like “Palm Beach”.

    • K Fox

      Love “New Season”

    • Jennifer

      All that glitters!

    • theaikenparrs

      All the artwork is fabulous….but my fav is the poppies.

    • Jsmith29345

      I like the “Life Abounds” art work. Any with the red flowers are pretty.

    • Janice

      I like “All that Glitters”.

    • Janice

      I liked both sites.

    • mary

      THE SEASON is absolutley beautiful and my choice

    • Tim

      The “Blue “Sky” is beautiful!

    • Karen

      We like the Sweet Inspiration along with several others. Thank you for the information. It was nice having the family join in with their opinions.

      • Karen

        Also checked like on both. Thanks

    • Tammy

      My favorite of Carmen’s art is “Where Faith Grows”

    • mizwoody

      I love the poppies painting.

    • Rebecca

      I like the poppies and I also like Blue Sky. Thanks for a great giveaway!

    • Rebecca

      I “liked” both sites on FB.

    • Jenny M

      I really LOVE the painting you are giving away! My family is full of veterans and I have always loved the red poppies and what they symbolize. Plus, it would look GREAT in my living room!

    • Jenny M.

      I have “liked” both sites!

    • Diane

      I like Brave Soul

    • Diane

      I like both on “Facebook

    • kay u.

      Guitar Star for my talented son!

    • kay u.

      I’ve liked you for a long time and now I like Carmen also.

    • Kristin

      I love High Road & New Life Abounds. Tried to win this last year. So hopeful I get it this time! :)

    • I am in love with Flight of the Hummingbird.

    • I also Liked both pages on Facebook ;)

    • Nik

      Any new piece of art would be wonderful…

    • Marisa

      I like Where Faith Grows

    • wendyof

      Where faith grows is beautiful!

    • wendyof

      I have Liked both sites

    • coupons

      I like Eclipse.

    • Barb J

      I like new season. it reminds me of my mom. she used to “doodle” and draw a lot and made flowers similar to that.

    • Nat

      I love the work entitled “Autumn Birch Trees”.

    • Nat

      Liked both on FB.

    • Becky

      love the new season painting. I would hang it above my fireplace where a blank wall lies

    • Tracey

      I like All That Glitters

    • Mary McMillan

      The flight of a Hummingbird

    • Beth

      I like ‘All that Glitters”.

    • Beth

      I like both sites.

    • ann r

      Autumn Birch Trees is my fav. Love her work and would love to own one!

    • keilah

      New Seasons would look great in my foyer!

    • Aimee

      I like Tranquilidad

    • I love the way the paintings draw you into their world. It takes the whole room another location. Love it!

    • Julia

      I like Hummingbird.

    • Julia

      I like both.

    • Jackie Smith Merrill

      I liked both sites. My husband and I are purchasing a new home and some beautiful art would be perfect in it!

    • Gina Cole

      Requiem and Lake Hope

    • Gina Cole

      I have liked botH sites.

    • Angelas001

      I love the light in so many of them. “Spring Sunrise” really stands out to me, I love it!

    • Jackie Smith Merrill

      I love the new life abounds painting… It would look incredible in my new living room. :)

    • marina

      new season

    • deb

      I love “Easy on the Eyes” Its just a perfect picture

    • rrtallie

      I love “where faith grows”. :)

    • csd

      Isn’t it terrible that I live in NC and have never heard of her? Her picture “where faith grows” really speaks to me. It’s even on sale, however, my husband would throttle me if I spent 400 on art right now!

    • debcc95

      I want the trombone pic for my 12 yr old Emma’s room makeover. Her trombone is as big as she is!

    • i like the bedazzling birches

    • Krista

      I really love “Dreams come True” and “Music World Tour”.

    • Allison

      Love Off Limits

    • Beachrose1

      Blue sky!

    • Joy

      I really liked “Write Me a Song” and then I noticed it is sold. Bummer! The music ones are cool!

    • Liz

      There’s no way to choose just one! But I’m especially enamored of “La Vie et Belle” and “Into the Light”.

    • Liz

      I’ve “liked” Southern Savers for a long time, and I just very happily “liked” Carmen’s work.

    • deenacamp

      I like “Passion Pour Les Fleurs”. The colors are great.

    • Mary Hall

      I liked both sites.

    • Mary Hall

      I likes the Blue Skies painting. It is beautiful.

    • Carolee

      New Season is very nice.

    • Mlkdivine3

      I like “Faith, Hope, and Love”; it depicts a beautiful symbolization through flowers.

    • Terry O

      I like “The Flight of a Hummingbird”

    • Jodi J.

      Birch Trees is my favorite, and I have liked both sites on Facebook.

    • Sara

      I like New Season and Red Flowers!

    • Kelly

      I have liked both sites on Facebook.

    • Kelly

      I really like Tranquilidad.

    • redteapot

      I like the “LaVie En Blanc”. The white flowers got my attention.

    • redteapot

      I love the New Seasons that is featured also.

    • I really like the painting “perseverance” and “Morning Light” They are both so lovely! “New Season” is quite lovely as well!

    • I like both the Southern Savers and the Abstract Art by Carmen Facebook pages! Thank you so much for the giveaway!

    • Love the New seasons one being given away.Would look great in livingroom

    • Andrea


    • KACS

      I liked both sites!

    • Annette

      All that glitters is my favorite.

    • Amy W.

      The flight of the Hummingbird

    • I like Abstract Paintings by Carmen Guedez and Southern Savers Facebook pages.

    • Coupgurl69

      I liked both sites!! My favorite painting is “Into the Light”. Thanks. :)

    • It was difficult to pick a favorite as I loved all of the landscapes. It is a tie between Red Blossom and Gratitude. Thanks for the opportunity to win some wonderful wall art!

    • sc

      I love the colors in ‘all that glitters’ and i liked both sites. Pick me! Pick me!

    • Teresa

      Liked Southern Savers LONG time ago…:)–Now liked Carmen-love that painting!

    • Donna

      I liked Free Flow and Golden Horse

    • meli_beach

      my personal favorite is “My Home Town”

    • brooke0605

      I love the one you’re giving away! It would match my living room!

    • meli_beach

      I “like” both sites!!

    • Mari

      I like “Flight of a Hummingbird” (and “New Season” too of course)!

    • kdu

      I like faith, hope, love!

    • pollard1184

      So many awesome paintings. I love The Gift Of Life.

    • Sherri

      Coastal Sunset is one of my favorites.

    • Mickey

      I love the painting Paraiso de Flores. I am thinking about getting this for may daughter for a house warming gift.

    • HeatherLeann27

      I ve liked both facebook pages

    • HeatherLeann27

      I’d love to win the Red Flowers paining it’s beautiful

    • i really like the Not So Distant Past”

    • becky e

      I like New Seasons and Fleurs en Rouge.

    • Cherry

      I like all of them ! So fresh and beautiful!

    • becky e

      I liked both sites on Facebook.

    • Candice

      Top of the Hill is my favorite. So beautiful.

    • shelgirl

      All of the flowers and landscapes are nice . Many of my favs in music were already sold.

    • Renita Hegner

      I like “Flash Mob”. Love her artwork. Love the colors

    • cm

      i like top of the hill and new seasons

    • Diane

      I like the painting “All That Glitters”.

    • Diane

      Liked both sites on Facebook.

    • Charlotte


    • Sonya

      All that Glitters and Chasing the Light are my two favorites

    • pocohontaswhite

      The poppies are pretty

    • pocohontaswhite

      Liked both on Facebook

    • gingerinCA

      Th Grand Finale, Moving Forward, and, in particular, My Home Town.

    • gingerinCA

      Th Grand Finale, Moving Forward, and, in particular, My Home Town.

    • lil A’s mom

      “All that Glitters”

    • lil A’s mom

      “All that Glitters”

    • lil A’s mom

      “like” them both

    • Aubrey

      I like the Fill Our Hearts with Joy and New Seasons the most!

    • Aubrey

      I like the Fill Our Hearts with Joy and New Seasons the most!

    • Lonnie

      I like both sites on facebook!

    • Lonnie

      My favorite art piece is “Modern Landscape”. How pretty! I like the minimalism, thanks for introducing us to a new artist Jenny!

    • tammyla

      liked both sites

    • kathyhwerner

      I like both, my favorite painting is Red Flower Field

    • HollyBP

      Already like both on FB.

    • HollyBP

      Dancing Flowers.

    • Camiele

      I like the Grand Finale.

    • Camiele

      I am a fan of both on Facebook.

    • ivana eatmon

      I liked both

    • Sandy J.

      I like the Grand Finale

    • “Eclipse” is my favorite! Gorgeous! I have liked Carmen Guedez and Southern Savers on Facebook, too.

    • lapcouponer

      I liked both sites

    • lapcouponer

      i like the art that is being given away.

    • I have liked both on Facebook.

    • Kristi

      I’ve liked southern savers & Carmen Gueden on Facebook

    • Kristi

      Serenidad is my favorite!!! Beautiful work

    • Kiki

      All that Glitters is beautiful

    • Adam

      I like the painting “Forever Young”

    • Pottsie

      I like the art “Prestige”

    • Rachel Anderson

      ooh I love “Gratitude.” Thanks!

    • Rachel Anderson

      I “like” both sites on Facebook.

    • I like the Gratitude one. Would love to win.

    • CMarie

      I have liked both sites and I really like “Tranquilidad”





    • redteapot

      I like Endless Love painting.

    • redteapot

      I really like most all of them. Especially the ones with white flowers in them .

    • Brandi

      I love the Flash Mob piece

    • Jennifer

      I like ‘The Grand Finale’ the best because it reminds me of playing the piano when I was younger.

    • Jeremy

      The Autumn Birch Trees is my favorite.

    • Susan

      Endless Love.

    • Susan

      I like both sites.

    • lina

      I like Aroma do Campo

    • Sherry F

      I really like Nature but it is sold. The prize canvas is lovely too.

    • Sherry F

      I like both sites.

    • leighnamie

      I like Passione

    • leighnamie

      have liked both sites

    • D Schmidt

      I really like Aroma do Campo, it is truly beautiful!

    • D Schmidt

      I really like Aroma do Campo, it is truly beautiful!

    • Eric

      The autumn birch trees

    • Kate

      I like Gratitude. Beautiful works!

    • Amanda Graham


    • Amanda Graham

      Liked both.

    • Jemma Henderson

      I like “New Season” and “Aroma do Campo” best :)

    • Sheena Davis

      Poppies are my favorite!

    • red is my fav color and I spend most the summer playing with flowers sooo poppies it is