Spring has (almost) sprung here in Winnipeg yet again! I’ve traded in my wool for some cotton and linen and my hands have been busy whipping up some spring/summer accessories for this upcoming sale. There’s always such an eclectic ensemble of talent at this semi-annual event; something for everyone!
I’ve had to put a few personal sewing projects on hiatus for a while to make way for more stock, but I am absolutely chomping at the bit when it comes to sewing up some pretty sundresses for warmer months!
Hop on over to the WEST blog to see a few snaps of some of the vendors that will be showcasing their wares May 2nd :)
Today Ashley of ChunkyKnitz
is generously giving away not one, but two knit items! Three, if you want to get technical.
First up is a gorgeous knit twisted headwrap and a cozy crocheted cowl. Second item to go to a lucky winner is a color-worked beanie topped with a yarn pom pom. This item is sized small, so perfect for the little lady in your life.
Crocheting had come easily to Ashley of ChunkyKnitz but knitting had always eluded her. What started out as an experiment to see if knitting was in the cards for her, she quickly became obsessed with all things knit. Trying different fibres, tools, techniques, and patterns, she continues to grow and challenge herself.
ChunkyKnitz on Etsy opened in January 2014 and with the addition of social media, its popularity continues to grow as do the networking opportunities with other awesome makers.
on Etsy, Facebook
, Instagram, Pinterest @ChunkyKnitz and Twitter @ChunkyKnitz_204.
And in order to enter the draw, click here!
Today Ashley of Country Stitched is keeping with the Heart theme and giving away a one-of-a-kind handmade flannel throw pillow cover in a beautiful black and white damask print. She has lovingly adorned it with a red heart applique and button detailing just in time for Valentine’s Day. This pillow cover fits a 20″ square pillow form. The pillow form will be included for a local winner. If the winner requires shipping, Ashley will ship FREE but the pillow form will not be included.
Country Stitched is a one stop flannel shop where you will find many other throw pillow covers as well as her best selling infinity scarves and other handmade flannel accessories. All of her handmade flannel designs can be found in her Etsy shop www.countrystitched.etsy.com, and there’s lots of goodies to see!
Be sure to like both pages and comment on the photo for your chance to win!
DAY 11: TWO chances to win today! We have Marissa Peridot Designs is giving away a handpainted mug; say I love you in every language! She makes handpainted ceramics, Christmas ornaments and more, so be sure to pop over to her page and check her out. She can also be found on Etsy (peridesigns.etsy.com) and Instagram @peri.dot_boutique if you want to follow along.
We also have Deanne from Little Feather Designs giving away a Sweet Baby Gift Set which includes: a bibdana, bunny ear teether and matching soother leash, which can work on both soothers and bunny ear teether. A wooden toy polish which is used for polishing up your wooden ring on the bunny ear teether. It’s a blend of organic beeswax and olive oil. The wood polish seals cracks and crevices to protect it and brings out the natural patina of the wood. Annnnnd, a matching set of fabric covered earrings for mama. Lots of goodies!
Little Feather Designs products are made using 100% high quality cotton prints. Both the bibdana and bunny ear teether are backed in 100% organic bamboo toweling which is a great product for babies and their soft skin as bamboo is anti-allergic, anti-bacterial and because it’s organic it’s also pesticide free. Out of all the toweling products out there on the market today the double loop bamboo toweling Little Feather Designs uses this one is known for it’s absorbency properties.They call it an “extra thirsty” toweling.
At Little Feather Designs you can find bibdanas for both boys and girls in a variety of prints, bunny ear teethers, soother leashes, baby blankets and custom quilts. New to the shop are slouchy toques and tie headbands for both boys and girls ranging from newborn all the way up to adult. Custom sewing projects are also available you can contact Deanne @ Little Feather Designs for more info. (IG @littlefeatherdesigns)
You all know the drill by now; like both pages and comment on the photo to win! :)
If you aren’t drooling after reading the following description, read it again! ;) Today Lisa over at The Park River Co. has donated a beautiful gift basket full of all natural, all good for you products!
In the package we have 3 tub teas; these are packed with natural botanicals and herbs with colloidal oatmeal, powdered milk, and Epsom salt to relax tired muscles while benefiting from the selected essential oils for aromatherapy. Simply toss in a warm bath for about 10 minutes and enjoy!
We have 2 all natural lip balms; these little gems are soft and moisturizing and even great for kids. We source our beeswax from right here in Manitoba!
Have trouble sleeping? We included a lavender dream pillow which is wrapped in an all natural muslin cotton, just put under your pillow for a more restful sleep, lavender has many other benefits, email us if you would like to learn more.
We included our coffee shop soap which is also 100% natural. Made with olive & coconut oils as well as organic coffee and raw cocoa powder for coloring and an amazing chocolate aroma.
Has that nasty cold got you down? We have an all natural breathe easy rub to help relieve congestion and open your airways!
And lastly, we included a sample of our bath bonbons, a nice little fizzy fun powder you sprinkle in your bath or foot soak.
The Park River Co. is dedicated to using all natural products, local when possible, to bring you handmade body care items the whole family can enjoy. Give your skin what it asks for :)
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