14 October, 2009

Bday Gifts & a Giveaway

As I write this, I am another year older... yes, it's that time of year again when the birthday has come & gone!
I was so lucky this year, receiving many special handmade gifts, that I thought I just had to share them with you.
Firstly, my awesome mother made this card for me:
If you look closely at the flowers, you may notice the flowers are made out recyced envelopes. I think it looks great!

Then she spun & knitted me a silky woollen scarf - it's so soft & completely divine!
And yes, there was another pair of hand knitted socks.... excellant!

In today's mail, was another nice suprise, my girlfriend of 20-odd years, hand-made a card for me! I absolutely adore it & think it's extra special - cos she has six kids & can still make fantastic gifts like this! (making me feel bad, as I barely manage to get myself ready & out the door each day for work!)
But, I have to admit, the best gift I received this year, and as every year, is the gift my brother gives me..... he calls me & chats to me about all the things that his little sister wants to talk about... now that's sweet!

And now to the giveaway.... with all the receiving of gifts, I think it only fair to have a Giveaway...
So, this hand felted (needle felted) necklace with wooden pendants on a leather cord is up for grabs......and no, I'm not re-gifting, I made this myself!
All you have to do to enter, is be a follower of my blog and post a comment below stating such! Yes, I have decided I only want my new webbieblog friends to enter - greedy aren't I!
Also, if you are a follower, for an extra chance at winning, post another comment stating that you have blogged about this comp on your blog!
Competition closes on the 8th November 2009... long deadline cos I'm headed to NZ for a short break!
And because I'm feeling extra happy..... there will be additional runner up prizes for 3 people, probably some crocheted flowers or small hand-made notelet books.