Let your soul stand ajar, always ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. ~ Emily Dickinson

Friday, May 28, 2010

My First Giveaway!

I love contests, don't you? There is something about the idea of winning something that makes my heart race and gets me excited!! I imagine the moment when it is time to find out who will win! I hold my breath, and pray really hard that somehow MY NAME will be the one on the piece of paper that is pulled from the box all the other pieces of paper are secretly resting in! Drum roll please!! And the winner is........

Having said all that, I am having my first Giveaway and hope you will take part and perhaps even win!! The details for entering are located on my blog sidebar. I mentioned in my last post that I wanted to have a Giveaway soon and this seemed like the perfect time, as we get ready to welcome in the summer season. The two prizes are both things I have made and I thought I would tell you a little about each one.

The first is a Prairie Stump doll, 9 1/2" T, made with a sweet pattern by The Olde Primitive House, and is completely stuffed with fabric snippets. She would look great resting in a bowl or on top of an old book or just propped up against an old box like I have done in the picture. The other is a Strawberry Pincushion, an old Folk and Whimsy pattern, made with vintage wool and stuffed with rusty pins and lots of hand stitching. You can use it or just display it as you wish! The winner will be announced on July 1st.

I hope you will have a lovely Memorial Day Weekend as you remember all the brave men and women who gave their lives for all the freedoms we enjoy, and that you are able to spend it with loved ones, eating great food and making new memories! Be blessed today and thank you for your visit!

39 comments:

michelle said...

hey julie nice to meet u.i found you from donna she is a great fellow blogger.i enjoyed reading your blog and now am a follower of course,cant wait to see more.have a great holiday weekend and god bless oh yeah and count me in on that giveaway too please.i just won donnas and got my first prarie doll she would just love a lil sis to sit with lol.i will post this as well on my sidebar.blessings michelle

Donna said...

Hummm ...wonder why my first comment did'nt post awhile ago????? Guess your comments are going through!!! Ok...lets try again lol!! I love your blog...And love your sweet little giveaway,Please enter me ,, I love prairie dolls. Please feel free to come visit me...and keep an eye out for the giveaway I have in the works.You are very... very talented!!! Blessings. .... Donna

The Crafty Crow said...

Hi Julie, Nice to meet you, I'm a new follower and would love to be entered in your giveaway. Found you through Donna, isn't she just a great lady? I love the prim goodies you make, gonna go visit your picture trail this evening. I am going to add your giveaway to my side bar. Please come visit me sometime.
Blessings,
~Ronda~

Linda ★ Parker's Paradise said...

Hi, Julie! My name is Linda from Parker's Paradise. I live in Iowa--America's bread basket. I love to garden and preserve the produce. I can sew. I can paint. I love to embroider. My biggest talent is finding bargains. I am a Goodwill and clearance aisle shopper. I love prims and make-dos. I will add your giveaway to my sidebar. Please enter my name. I am ever so hopeful that I can win!!!! Linda

JenR65 said...

Hi, I found you from Donna's blog as well. You have a great blog and are so talented! I'd love to be entered in your giveaway!
jenr65@hotmail.com

Donna said...

Hi Julie... I just recieved your Email.....thought I would just quickly let you know right here. That I am happy to do it hon. BLESSINGS..... Donna

Finicky feline primitives said...

Hi Julie, found you through Donna's blog. I love the nice things you make. Those are things I just can't do. I will post you on the sidebar to my blog for a chance to win your fabulous give-away. Thank you for the opportunity to know you and to see all the beautiful prims you make. Cathy

Angi at drakestone primitives country cabin said...

Hi Julie
great giveaway..please enter me..I am doing all steps..following..comment and posting this giveaway on my side bar..fingers crossed for me lol.. :0)

mrssmith07 said...

Hi Julie....I'm also a new follower...
have been going through your posts and have enjoyed them all...looking forward to many more!! You sure do know how to create some beautiful things...loving all the birds you make!!

I'd love to be entered and I too found you through Donna's blog!!

Hugs
Roxanne

Btrie said...

I'm following your blog, and I've placed a link in my sidebar, so please enter me as applies. Thank you for this chance and your generosity.

Jen said...

I'm a new follower and am enjoying your blog. Your giveaway looks to cute! I would love to be entered, Thanks! You are very talented :)

Kady said...

I'm a new follower and would love to be entered in your giveaway. I just posted your giveaway on the sidebar of my blog. Thanks!...Kady

Firecrackerkid said...

Hi Julie, I know your name now;) I love your primitive handmades and would love to be entered in your giveaway for a chance to win these preciouse lil primitive handmades.
I am now following you and will certainly put your giveaway on my sidebar. Please come visit me sometime too:) I'd love to have you.
xoxo
Carol

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Thanks Everyone for your kind comments and for becoming followers! Wow! I am truly humbled!! I will try to make a visit to each of your blogs in the next day or so!! It is so nice to meet all of you!!
Blessings,
Julie

Cat Nap Inn Primitives said...

I just found your blog and I am becoming a new follower and would love to be entered in your giveaway..I will also post it on my side bar..we are practically neighbors I love across the pond in Indianola next to kingston.:)I look forward to learning more about you:)

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Thanks so much Gina! I visited your blog! Awesome job! So many of you that have signed up need to give me some pointers!! So many wonderful blogs out there!! My husband does all my blog stuff and we are both such newbies!! Still learning! Great job to all of you and thanks again for wanting to be a part of my world!!
Blessings,
Julie

macbasketspa said...

Hi Julie, I just found your blog and became a new follower. I have read some of your older post and enjoyed all of them. I would love to be entered in your givaway. The prarie doll is just awesome.....Maureen macbasketspa@aol.com

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Nice to meet you too Maureen! Thanks for the kind words and for signing up too! Consider yourself entered! Thankyou!
Blessings,
Julie

TheRustyThimble said...

Hello Julie I just ran onto your blog searching. I am now a follower, please enter me in you giveaway. i will post it on my sidebar here
http://therustythimble.blogspot.com/

thank you Have a great weekend.
Brenda

OldeAnniePrimitives said...

Hi Julie...so glad I found your blog! Another neighbor here. I've probably seen you in person because I shop at New England Saltbox quite often. Love Sumner and love that whole area! Next time I'm there I'll look you up! ~~Annie

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Hi Annie~ I would love to meet you next time you are in the shop! I work every Sat. Sumner is a great little town with lots of wonderful shops! Thanks for becoming a follower and I hope to meet you next time you visit!!

Blessings,
Julie

Raggedy Angel said...

Hello, what a sweet blog and a wonderful giveaway! I am a follower and I will post on my blog.....that I need to post on today! I love all your work....have a great day! Beth

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Thanks so much Beth!! I just visited your blog too.....simply wonderful and thanks for the great plug too!!! I am adding you to my growing list to follow!! Thanks for your kind words!!!

Blessings,
Julie

colonialhomestead said...

Such a wonderful giveaway. I would love to be entered. I added you to my follow list & will get you in my side bar ASAP. Still learning the ropes. Thanks!

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Thanks so much! You are entered and I am still learning too!! Thanks for your kind comments!!

Blessings,
Julie

Back In Tyme Primitives said...

Hi Julie,
Great giveaway...please enter me into this drawing....I just love handmade items that talented people like yourself make..It certainly makes them extra special..
I'm a follower and will put you on myside bar on my blog: backintymeprimitives.blogspot.com

Prim Hugs..
Donna

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Thanks for the kind words Donna! So nice to meet you!! Thanks for becoming a follower and good luck!!

Blessings,

Julie

The Paper Princess said...

Dear Julie,

What a delight it is to meet you! Thanks for the chance to win these delightful creations! I'm a new follower and I've added your giveaway to my sidebar at Create With Joy.

I invite you to stop by and say hello when you have a moment - I'd be delighted to welcome you to my family of Kindred Spirits as well!

Hugs
Ramona
http://create-with-joy.blogspot.com

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Thanks so much Ramona! So nice to meet you too!! Thankyou for becoming a follower and good luck with the Giveaway!!
Thanks for inviting me as well! I will sure stop by for a visit!!

Blessings,
Julie

basketsnprims said...

Would love to be entered, I put a comment above but wasn't sure if I should comment here, too.
Thanks,
Pam

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Nice to meet you Pam and yes, you are entered in the Giveaway!! Thankyou for the sweet comments! I'll be sure to stop by!!

Blessings,
Julie

Cheyenne said...

I love contests too! :) How generous your spirit is to host one!

I'm a new follower and am lovin' every moment of 'browsing' through your blog..

Thanks for sharing a bit of your life.

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Thanks so much Cheyenne~
I visited your blog as well and had such a lovely time!! Thankyou for becoming a follower and for your sweet comments!!

Blessings,
Julie

Karen~The Barely There Primitive Bear said...

Hi Julie, I just found your blog from Privies
and Prims...I liked what I see and signed on.
I would love to be entered in your give
away, also. I will post this on my side bar.
I am having a give away, all Americana
items, so be sure to watch for it. I'm
off to check out your picture trail.

Bear Hugs~Karen

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Thanks so much for your visit Karen and for becoming a follower!! I finally met someone who has lived in as many states as I have!!

Blessings,
Julie

Paula-Pieces from the Past said...

Hi Julie

I am a newbie on blogger and sometimes I wish I could get on here more often. Love checking out all the sites and finding folks that share a lot of the same interests. You are very crafty and I wish I had a little of that craft energy. Love the prairie doll and would like to be entered in your contest. I have you on my sidebar and also have you in my blogspot favs list as well as now following. My fingers are crossed!

Have a nice weekend
Paula

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Hey Paula~
So nice to meet you and thanks for becoming a follower! You are entered 3 times and thanks so much for your visit!! Thanks too for your kind comments! Best of luck!!

Blessings~
Julie

Black Sheep Lisa said...

Hi i just found your blog and became a follower.
Please enter me in your awesome giveaway.

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Thanks for visiting Lisa and so nice to meet you!! You are entered and best of luck to you!! I stopped by your blog as well and had a nice visit! I hope your mom is continuing to improve!!

Blessings~
Julie