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5x8 Area Rug from Savemore Carpets

Description: This package includes an 5x8 Area Rug of your choice. That's right….you make the selection!
Donated by: Savemore Carpets

Decorating Consultation

Description: Ever wanted to decorate your home like they do in a magazine or on TV? Well now you can! This certificate entitles the bearer to a two hour decorating consultation session by Macomb's own Carol Pircon of Pircon Interiors.
Donated by: Carol Pircon

Kitchen Aid 5-Speed Hand Mixer and "Paris Sweets" cookbook

Description: Make your holidays extra sweet with this Kitchen Aid 5-speed Hand Mixer and a "Paris Sweets" cookbook filled with French dessert recipes guaranteed to please even the most discriminating palate.
Donated by: Mike & Kathy Waters

Entertain in Style with "Manners & Malbec"

Description: Host a dinner party with ease with this gift basket. Included is a three piece- lever corkscrew gift set, designed with a four-wheel foil cutter and mechanical metal corkscrew with 2 Teflon worms ready to open over 2000 bottles of wine, "A Gentleman at the Table: A Concise Contemporary Guide to Table Manners," and a bottle of 2009 Altocedro Ano Cero Malbec wine from Argentina.
Donated by: Jerry Tyson

Cloud Gate by Anastasia Mak

Cloud Gate

Description: Mixing natural and surreal elements with distinguishable buildings, cities, and landscapes, Anastasia Mak developed her own genre: "Organic Contemporary." Organic refers to the style of her brush strokes- a lot of blending with soft, curved lines. Her oil paintings are saturated with color and texture, and appear to be breathing. This print features Chicago's most famous outdoor sculpture, Cloud Gate (also known as "The Bean"). The Bean is located on Michigan Ave in Millennium Park.
Donated by: Tom & Jenny Claudon

Decorative Music Themed Glass Plate from Botanical Glass Studio

Music Glass Plate

Description: After years in the graphic design field, Ann (the artist) finally began working full time at her art in 1997, moving into fused glass in 2000, approaching it very much like she did painting. "My work, like my experience of life, is about layers. I layer color over color and glass over glass, opacity over transparency. Just as joy layers over sorrow and today over yesterday, in my art patches of brilliant colors peek through darker ones like sweet secrets heard on a summer day, remembered in winter. So all my experiences come together in each work. Brilliant background colors express the joyous freedom of my childhood Idaho summers; layers with years of work and study, loss and gain. The tactile top layer expresses the now- taking us right up to the present, which will never be here again."
Donated by: Dan & Nancy Colvin

Hand Crafter Fused Glass Picture Frame


Description: Kiln formed art glass pieces and tableware are designed and created to last a lifetime. Each piece is individually hand cut and assembled using the finest modern material and old world techniques then kiln fired to over 1400 degrees. Christine and Jim of Verre Visage Glass Studio have been working together in their Illinois studio for the past ten years. Their work is sold at fine arts galleries and shops throughout the country and art fairs in the Midwest.

Donated by: Ray & Nancy Krey

"In Concurrence" by Janice Rockwell


Description: Brighten your home with this watercolor, ink wash painting by Macomb's own Janice Rockwell.
Donated by: Earth, Air and Water Studios

Decorative Candle Pedestal by Dean Rockwell

candle pedestal

Description: Ceramic Candle Pedestal by Macomb's own Dean Rockwell.
Donated by: Earth, Air and Water Studios

Hamilton Beach Indoor Double Grill

Description: With 108 square inches of nonstick grilling surface, this Extra-Large Indoor Grill is big enough to feed a family. When it's time to cook for a crowd, you can open it flat to a double grill with 185 square inches of grilling capacity. It has an auto shutoff timer for safety, cooks most meals in ten minutes or less and has removable grids for easy cleanup in the dishwasher.
Donated by: Farm King

Cardboard Art by Ed Johnson (3 Items)

Description: This unique original "cardboard art" design is produced by MHS student, Ed Johnson.
Donated by: Ed Johnson

Fall Flower Basket

Description: Decorate your home during the fall season with this beautiful fall flower arrangement basket, full of radiant fall colors.
Donated by: Neiman's County Market

Decorative Table Lamp

decorative lamp

Description: Let this beautiful decorative lamp enhance a room in your home.
Donated by: M & B Furniture

Sherman Hall painting by Paul Norton

Paul Norton Painting

Description: Own a piece of Macomb history - a painting of Western Illinois University's Sherman Hall by Paul Norton. Paul N. Norton (1909-1984) was an American artist and he son of a railway clerk. Norton painted more than 500 watercolors in his career, and also created many memorable logos for companies such as Dairy Queen, Pella Windows, and others.

His paintings can be found hanging in the White House, U.S. Capitol, the Iowa Governor's Mansion, and Tahoma Vista village among others.
Donated by: Paul Greifenkamp

Macomb Gazebo Art Print


Description: Own a piece of Macomb history with this art print of the Macomb Gazebo, by Don Scharfenberg. Don is well known locally for his many drawings of Macomb landmarks.
Donated by: Don Scharfenberg

Alchemy of Theatre Production Framed Print

Theater Masks

Description: A unique urban grunge digital scrapbook collage design of gold drama masks with embellishments.
Donated by: Billy Clow

"Winter Sunlight" by Linda Peters

Winter Sunlight

Description: A 16x20 adaptation of a Dorothy Dent original painted by Linda Peters, a Performing Arts Society member from Camden, Illinois.
Donated by: Linda Peters

"Red Poppies" by Linda Peters


Description: A 12x12 adaptation of a Karlyn Holman original, was painted in water colors by Linda Peters, a Performing Arts Society member from Camden, Illinois.
Donated by: Linda Peters

Holiday Table Top Decoration


Description: Decorate your home for the holidays with this beautiful seasonal table top decoration. Put your favorite fragrance candle in the center and your home will be radiant and cozy.
Donated by: Representative Norine Hammond

Daffodil Bulbs

Description: Be the envy of your block next summer with the most beautiful landscaping in town. Show off your gorgeous yard with these daffodils.
Donated by: Hart's Nursery

6x9 Area Rug

Description: Spice up your living room or dining room floor with this beautiful 6x9 area rug. Take this rug home from the auction at an incredible savings!
Donated by: Hollister Home Center

Sieko Musical Football Clock

Description: Decorate your home with this Melodies in Motion Musical Clock. On the hour the two football players signal touchdown and celebrate while the clock plays one of six melodies: The Star Spangled Banner, No 23 Charge!, America the Beautiful, Funeral March, Chiapanecas, and Mexican Hat Dance. The hour hand has at football on goalposts and the minute hand is goalposts. The clock is complete with a light sensor that turns off the music in the dark, volume control, glass crystal, and a demonstration button.
Donated by: Sue Melton & The Diamond Den

Waterford Wine Glasses

Description: A superb collection of 4 Robert Mondavi by Waterford wine glasses. Entertaining and gift giving with Robert Mondavi by Waterford is a generous expression of your good taste and high esteem for friends, family and fine wine. Raise a glass and discover the delightful subtleties and nuance of every vintage. You'll find any occasion with Robert Mondavi by Waterford is a very good year.
Donated by: Charlene Callison & Larry Balsamo

Art Institute Picture Frame


Description: Own a beautiful Paul Sahlin Tiffany's original. Each stained glass product is hand crafted in the traditional "Tiffany" style using lead free solder. Some lines, seeds, or bubbles may be visible and are not defects but simply the nature and beauty of real stained glass.
Donated by: Dennis & Jane Morrow

Decorative Picture Frame & Easel


Description: With its simple shape and artful details, this sculptural frame by Michael Aram reinterprets a longstanding symbol of peace and goodwill.
Donated by: Cathy & Ned Null

Painting by Mary Ann Griffin


Description: Decorate your walls with this beautiful floral painting by Mary Ann Griffin. Mary Ann taught in Massachusetts while her husband pursued his Ph.D. at Clark University. After working a variety of careers for many years, she resumed painting in 2000. She has studied with local artists Ann Robinson, Jan Rockwell and Te Ma; Peoria artist Sandy Fisher; and nationally known watercolorists Joseph Fettingis, Eric Wiegardt, Sheila Parsons, Bridget Austin and Catherine Wilson Smith.
Donated by: Mary Ann Griffin

Holiday Table Top Decoration

Description: Decorate your home for the holidays with this beautiful table top decoration. P.S. We don't recommend using the ice skates for…ice skating!
Donated by: Leonard Hammond

"Artist Snowmen" Art Print by Wendy England McKeever

Description: Decorate your home this holiday season with this charming art print by Wendy England McKeever of Sugar Hollow Studios.
Donated by: Sugar Hollow Studios

"Illinois Abstract"

llinois Abstract

Description: Titled "Illinois Abstract," this masterpiece is an Intaglio print on zinc etched in nitric acid. We think this is Bill's best work! This print will soon be available to the public...but you can purchase it tonight!
Donated by: Bill Howard

Grand Prairie Gift Basket

Description: This auction item is a great addition to any home. The package includes a charming bird feeder with a bag of birdseed. Additionally, you and 5 friends can enjoy a lunch in the beautiful Grand Prairie dining room.
Donated by: Grand Prairie

Decorative Wreath

Description: Decorate your home during the fall season with this beautiful wreath adorned with grapes and roses.
Donated by: An anonymous friend

Decorative Plates

Description: Included is a set of 4 beautiful decorative plates, featuring different song birds. Each plate comes with a certificate of authenticity and a description of the artist.
Donated by: An anonymous friend

Found Art (2 Items)

Description: This large masterpiece was created from found items the 3rd - 8th grade after school program of Dallas City Elementary.
Donated by: Dallas City Elementary

"Marching Band Through the Ages"


Description: Own a magnificent piece of WIU history with this photo set comprised of three pictures taken of the Western Illinois University Marching Leathernecks through the ages.
Donated by: WIU Visual Production Center

Sherman Hall Print


Description: This unique winter print of Sherman Hall was created by WIU junior B.F.A. candidate Tanisha Wisslead. The print will appear on the cover of the 2012 WIU Foundation holiday card. Tanisha created just six prints...this one could be yours!
Donated by: WIU Foundation


Description: Your kitchen is not complete without this Frigidaire Spacewise Sensor microwave.
Donated by: Gamage TV & Appliances

Seasonal Floral Arrangement

Description: Nancy Reed at The Enchanted Florist has created a stunning addition to your home or office this season!
Donated by: The Enchanted Florist