Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Springtime Giveaway Heaven

I am participating in an amazing giveaway at 2 Bags Full. It is hosted by Vicki, one of the most talented, creative and generous bloggers, no, people I know. And I know a lot of talented, wonderful, generous people! This give away is to celebrate spring and she is doing it right!

So why are you reading about it here...well, you can win one of my Garden of Delight Needle Book there, custom designed just for you!
(Photo by Vicki Boster)

I created the above needle book just for Vicki. Actually, she purchased 2 and waited forever while I stitched them up, and down and all around. I had loads of fun creating for her because she is so open to unique creations.
Here are a few more in different styles and colors.

These needle cases are one of my favorites to create because each one is a reflection of the person who is ordering. No two are alike. You will be able to help me design your needle book to your specifications. You can request specific flowers, birds or any other imagery that is meaningful to you. I'll give you more details before we begin.

If you are interested in ordering one, I'm afraid that I am not taking orders at this time. However, your request can be added to my waiting list. I am hoping to get back to this design in late June. In the meantime, take a look at my Etsy Shop. I have so many pretty pincushions and needle books to entice and hopefully inspire you.

Well.... lets get back to Vicki's Giveaway.
She is featuring her Spring Woodland Nest. Oh my, it is just so beautiful!
(Photo by Vicki Booster)
Isn't it just so amazing? Well, if you visit her blog, you will see how many wonderful things go into each and every one of her nests. She only creates a limited number each year. They are true labors of love. Well, you can find out more when you get to her blog.

When you purchase her items she nearly always has a charity donation connected to her sales and this one is no exception. She is working with Lily's Place, which is a pediatric addiction recovery center in Kentucky, where she lives.
She organizes her Pink Scarf Project each October to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer.
She also hosts and organizes the Grow Your Blog Party to help up and coming artists/bloggers find each other and find followers. So many artists have been found and have connected because Vicki remembered what it was like to have something to share. All they needed was for people to find them. Vicki helps!

Well, you can also find some amazing things in the 2 Bags Full Spring Give Away.
Vicki's Springtime Woodland Nest
A Necklace by Sidney from How My Heart Beats. It comes in a sweet fabric gift bag. Too adorable!
An Anthropologie Inspired Bag by Margaret Smith Gardiner
A Mini Book of Garden Verses by Sue Kosec
Vicki's friend Marsha has also painted a lovely Tea Set and Nest Tags.
My dear friend Cynthia Crane has donated a delightful Pitcher, Bird inspired ceramic buttons and painted notecards. Wow~!
You can find images of these beautiful items, along with artist links and contact information to find out how to order some of the items you see. Just in case you just can't wait for the Giveaway to end, which is on June 21st. The first day of the Summer Solstice.

If you are here from Vicki's Giveaway "Welcome!!!". I'm so glad to have you here.

I'll be hosting my own Giveaway in July to celebrate Pinterest. Homespun Magazine, in Australia will be featuring one of my needle cases, The 1930's Flying Geese Design in their August Issue.
You can find me in their Best Of Pinterest Feature. I'm thrilled. I'll be giving away 2 sets of Stick With Me Pin Assortments to 2 lucky entries. Don't sign up now. It won't count.

Thanks for stopping by and "The Best of Luck to You!" Whomever wins that price is one very lucky person. (Wish it could be me).


gracie said...

Love your needlebooks and Vickie's nests . you are very talented ladies.

Missy Shay said...

Your needle books are gorgeous, you are so very talented! I'm going to check out the giveaway now!

Julie said...

That flying gueese book is gorgeous! im just making myself one now! not flying gueese but just fabric. to use as a gift card holder. Love the details of yours though!!!!

Julie said...

i guess i can't spell geese! lolol. I did not check before hitting publish button!!!!! ;)

Mãos e manias said...

Beautiful work! Love it!

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I'm so grateful to you Jill for introducing me to Vicki! What talented and generous souls you both are. I absolutely adore your needle cases! Such intricate detail! Thank you for the mention in this post. Be sure to hop over to my blog soon - I'm having a very special Giveaway Contest, too!

Anita said...

I love your work, so colourful. Via an other blog I find yours, I set them to my favorites. Greetings from the Netherlands, Anita

Tina said...

I really love these needle books. Wow, just beautiful

Vicki Boster said...

Hi Jill- I have announced the winners in my contest and have contacted the winner of your beautiful needle book. Can you please email me so that I can send you her email address?


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