Wednesday, 21 May 2008

200th post GIVEAWAY!!!

Well, here we are - 200 posts since I began this blog. I have loved having a place to show off and its been super fun meeting other creative people who love crafting. Now, I want to give back. I just hope that I get more people entering this giveaway than I had on the pay it forward challenge! I have been planning this ever since I missed the typical 100th post giveaway and after some help from my wonderful 11 year old daughter I feel like I have some great stuff to give to someone like you!

I have included some vintage and some new items which I hope someone out there will enjoy!

What I've included in the giveaway;
* 3 "sweetie-pie" dick and jane cards
* birch circular needles 2.75mm 60cm
* 3 balls sullivans crochet and knitting cotton 4ply
* Snap Out Of It Ginseng Tea
* 4 Fabric remnants (including one vintage)
* vintage flexi-lace hem facing
* baggie one; cotton tape, gold elastic
* baggie two; seven iron-on and sew-on embroidery embellishments
* baggie three; ten wooden teddy bear embellishments
* baggie four; a small pile of buttons (some vintage)
* baggie five; some vintage lacy ribbon
* baggie six; unused vintage snap fasteners - size 1

It's simple to enter, just leave a comment below as many times as you'd like! Someone will win on the 28th May (NZ time - so 27th for anyone in the states!), giving you one week to enter! Don't forget to tell all your friends...

69 comments:

Brandy said...

I LoVe your blog! Super cute giveaway too! Thanks for the entry! branandmike at hotmail dot com

Hope said...

I would like to enter.

-Hope

ikkinlala said...

Congratulations on 200 posts!

onscreen said...

Pick me - then I won't have to pay for postage..... hahahahahahaha

Jodz said...

How exciting. 200 posts. You have been busy. I LOOOVVVVVE your blog. Please enter me into your comp.

mill said...

Love your blog! And congrats on your 200th post! I would love to enter your competition, that is some great stuff you have there :)

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Hi, I have just found you via Curlypops! Congratulations on your 200th post. It is great that your daughter is helping out with the giveaway - I have an 11 yr old daughter too and we have a mother/daughter craft blog!

Cass said...

Just found your blog via Curlypops too. I'll be adding you to my bloglines now

purplegiraffes said...

Oooh my - giveaways? The lovely Curlypops sent me here (along with a few others, I see). Congratulations on 200 posts. My 200th passed me by without even realising it. So did my 100th. Your giveaway looks fabulous - especially so as I've just taught myself how to knit and that knitting cotton looks delicious!

SadieandLance said...

Yay for 200 posts well done! I'm another lurker courtesy of Curly Pops!

Amy said...

Congrats on 200! What a great little giveaway!

Two Peas In a Pod said...

Congrats on 200 posts. It is crazy how quick they creep up on you :)
I found you via curlypops... I am in Canada so if you are willing to ship there I would love to enter..Im off to check out your bib tutorial.
Cheers Kyla

Claudia said...

Congratulations on the 200th post! And that is a rich giveaway! I'll be with my fingers crossed for it.
Cheers,
Claudia

sbonetsue said...

Congrats on 200 posts! I just found your blog and have a lot of exploring to do. What a generous giveaway. Please throw my name in the hat.

Karrin Hurd said...

Congratulations on 200 posts. Please put my name in for the giveaway. Thanks a lot!

BigCat said...

Oh yes please. Sign me up. Congrats on 200 posts. Curly Pops might have to win - she has sent so many people over including me.

Kylie said...

Congratulations on your 200th post - I missed my 100th as well so think that I had better start planing something special!

Hannah said...

I came across your blog from 'Curlypops'. Congrats on the big 200! Your giveaway goodies look fab!

kniteurope said...

Well, I'll leave a comment and enter your contest. I didn't have many people enter my first contest either, so I thought I'd share the love. The prizes look great!

Shellbells said...

congrats on the 200th ...love the prizes!!! fingers crossed
Shell

xxx

Stacy said...

Hey girl, thanks for visiting my blog and for the comment. Wow, congrats on the 200! What great ideas you have here. I wonder if there is something like that craft fair over here. We have them around holidays but they are always more formal type things. Thanks again for coming over, have a great weekend! Love Stacy

sbonetsue said...

I am commenting again because I really want to win. I'm keeping my fingers and toes crossed.
(sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

LDSVenus said...

How sweet is it that your daughter helped you pick things out. Enjoy this time with your daughter, all too soon they grow up and leave the nest. sigh.

Lindsay said...

Congrats on the 200 posts!! that is some awesome blog candy!!

Thanks for the opportunity to win!!

Lindsay
lcsstamp@shaw.ca

Dorothy Noreen Hunter-Talbot said...

I just love your pictures and all the different things you have posted. I am so jealous about some of the colors of your yarns, never seen anything even close in Canada.

Dorothy Noreen Hunter-Talbot said...

oops forgot to say, thank you for posting the contest.

The Mom said...

What a great idea! (I had to go check out my blog so I can do something similar at 100 - I love the idea of paying it forward).

Also - LOVING the windmill cloth! Have a nice long weekend coming up so I will definitely be trying this one. :)

ozlynda said...

Congratulations on your 200th post. How wonderful that your daughter is helping you. My girls, either side of yours in age, 10 & 12 are starting to get into crafting too.
Love the giveaways too. Someone will be lucky.
Lynda
Australia.

Mommabear said...

Wow your awsome! Cant wait to see if i win I have never won anythng in my life! Your blog is awsome! Huggs and God Bless marion

Mommabear said...

OK i know i just posted but i have to say and cant say enough good things about your blog! I cant stop reading its so fun, I surely want to keep this one in my favorates! Thanks so much for shareing and having this blog! Its Awsome! Marion

Carla S said...

What a great blog! I just had a new grandbaby and really appreciate the bib tutorial. Congratulations on 200 posts! Here's to many more :)

Shelaine said...

Congrats on 200 - wow!
Shelaine

sbonetsue said...

Here is my comment for today because I would really love to win this giveaway. (sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

Aunt Kathy said...

I LOVE contests. Count me in as entered

I have also added a link to your blog on mine.

Gray Weaver said...

200 Posts! Wow, you are much more disciplined than I am with my blog. I enjoy your blog, keep up the good work.

knitting in the southwest said...

I love your Windmill dish cloth!! I can't wait to do one, thank you so much for posting it. And its my Birthday, so what a treat!! Love your blog! Congrats on your 200th post!

Renee said...

hi, just wanted to say I love your blog...that windmill cloth is to die for!!

renee in north dakota, usa

angel45402 said...

I adore your dishcloths! They are absolutely gorgeous...can't wait to try one for myself....
Hope you get some really great ideas for names....They remind me of Whirlwinds.... with personality!

Sharon, Dayton OH

*Marce* said...

What a treasure trove of prizes! I would love to win...
Marce aka krazykwilter2002 at yahoo.com

BeckyS said...

Nice blog. Congrats on 200 posts! :)

Karen Tyler said...

You are very talented and I am excited to continue to read your blog and try your patterns! Blessings, Karen in Nebraska

pandasmom said...

How awesome to be headed toward 200 posts! Congratulations! And I love your designs. Great work! Thanks for sharing1

RoamingKnitter said...

Congratulations on the 200th entry. Hope I can keep up with mine long enough to hit that mark. You have a bunch of super great stuff in your giveaway creating a lot of greed on my part. Please put my name in the pot to(fingers crossed)win. :-)
Pat

Mualpha said...

I posted about your rice bag and saw your contest, so here I am entering!

Love your site, and your round dishcloths are lovely -- mine may become table trivets...

Angelictoo said...

Hi I found you through Rachael's group and love your blog! I am just getting going with mine but feel free to drop by! worthyhooker.blogspot.com ....great to find you and thanks for an entry to your giveaway. I am sending a lot of yarn to a group that does charity work and think passing it on is the best way to live in a world where peace could set us all free! Hugs from angelictoo

Noble Retrievers said...

Nice blog and I love your cloth patterns! I'm leaving on vacation tomorrow and will be sure to take a couple with me to work with while I travel and to give as gifts to family I've not seen in a long time.

Barb said...

Thanks for my Coffee Swap package!!! have a pot of the coffee brewing right now :) and i LOVE the cottton yarn and everything else too :)
Congrats on 200 posts!!

Jane said...

I see you have almost 50 comments - be careful what you wish for LOL.
Thanks for the windmill dishcloth pattern - Love it! I'm goint to try it out tonight!
Jane

Pat said...

Confradulations. Keep up the great work. Love your Blog.
Pat J

zoesquid said...

200 posts - thats fantastic - I doubt I'll ever get there! Congratulations.

Amy said...

Great blog! Love the goodies you are giving away! Congrats on your 200th!!!

Amy

Mary C said...

Love your Windmill cloth. Maybe I'll sit and knit it this weekend instead of fighting traffic on the highway!
Mary-NH

sbonetsue said...

Here's my post for today, hoping that I will win.
(sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

Elizabeth said...

I just found your blog and am loving all your cloths; the windmill is fantastic and is on my to do list. Thank you for all the cloth patterns you have listed; so hard to choose a favorite!!
Liz

Angelictoo said...

Happy Holiday!!! Hope you have abundant projects to keep you busy as we all remember our Service people who have laid down their lives to protect our beautiful country! May you all be blessed!

sbonetsue said...

I am posting again today in hopes I might get picked! (sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

She'sSewPretty said...

I stopped to see your show and tell and I couldn't resist entering your giveaway. Congratulations on 200 posts. I can't believe I haven't visited you yet. I love sewing blogs!!

Little Miss Flossy said...

Congratulations on your 200th post! That's a very generous giveaway.

Anonymous said...

I really enjoy your blog and I really would like to wen you give away. I have never won anything like this before.

sbonetsue said...

Here is my post for today, still hoping to win your lovely giveaway. (sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

Sharon said...

I tried leaving a comment the other day but it's not showing :o(
Congratulations on 200 posts, and heres to many more.
serendipity.uk at googlemail dot com

Dee said...

Hi, I have thoroughly enjoyed looking at your things. I am going to have a new Grand baby soon and will certainly make some of those bibs! The fabrics you used were very cute and using sheets for lounge pants-how creative! Enjoy your little bundle and thanks so much for sharing. Congratulations on your 200 posts; I know you are going to have many more.

Diane

Melania Kidwell said...

Love your site!! SO many pretty designs!

pamel said...

I just found your blog today and must say it is a very engaging and informative one. I love your pretty patterns. Also, your tutorial on knitting socks is very instrutctional. I have been knitting for many years myself, however have never mastered the kitchener stitch therefore I tend to only knit heeless socks for that reason. I bookmarked your site so I may return to it quite frequently and will also be subscribing to it. I feel it is one of the best blogs with a great deal of content I have come across. I have a knitting blog myself but only just begun it a few months back. Keep up the great work. I am also glad for the entry into your giveaway. Whoever wins will be extremely fortunate to get all those goodies. Good luck to everyone.

lorrie said...

I love your retro feel and style of blog! Very fun and interesting.

lorrieu@chartermi.net

Lorrie

Sherrin said...

wow, congrats on your 200th post! Lovely give away. :o)

sbonetsue said...

This is my post for today because it would be too sweet to win your giveawy. Thanks for the chance.
(sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

Aunt Kathy said...

I totally forgot I could comment more then once, geez louise I am a dork, lol

I didn't have a good turn out on the pay it forward either, maybe the concept just hasn't caught on yet.

Angelictoo said...

Hello again...Hope everyone had a great weekend!!! Great blog & I love coming back often!!!

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