Tuesday, February 22, 2011

3rd Anniversary Giveaway!






Three years ago...on February 23, 2008, I began posting on this 'blog adventure' of mine. I had no idea what I was doing and I can't say I know what I'm doing now. However, it has been an interesting and educational experience....for me. What it has meant to YOU, I've no idea, but hopefully, we have become friends. I feel that way.

With that in mind...and because I can't send you all something, I'd like to present one of you with a gift to celebrate the beginning of another year in the 'blogosphere' here at Bird Nest on the Ground. If you are interested, kindly make a comment on this post and your name will be included in the drawing. As always, that old navy man will pick a number to see which of you wins.

If your name is drawn...you will receive one of my glass Candlestick Pincushions, pieced of wool fabric and decorated with crocheted flowers with embroidered leaves, a beaded button at the top with the same flowers and leaves, and several of my favorite heart and leaf straight pins. It's eight inches tall. Then, there is one of my miniature landscapes. It's hand appliqued and embroidered...the design is 3" x 4 1/2." Loved making the tiny American Flag and flag pole!
Of course, who wouldn't love some chocolate...so you'll find that in your package also. Along with these things will be a little bird card. I purchased this one from Michael's. It's so cute, so you need one too.

OK, now...take a chance...send me a comment and let's see who wins these three items. I'd love to send it to YOU. Celebrate with me! We will choose the winner on Monday, February 28th at 10:00 p.m. Make sure I have a way to get in touch with you! And, take care out there....pat

100 comments:

Carol said...

This is just the sweetest pin holder. You are so clever and original. Have you been over to LR recently?
Take good care.
CArol
csrar@msn.com

The Blissful Banter of a Creative Crafter said...

I really enjoy your site and forward it on to others. It's always full of pictures and interesting topics. Congratulations for 3 years!
Analisa

oldquilter65 said...

I can tell you love what you do. That is a very nice and warm pin holder. What a gift it is to read your blog...I so enjoy it. Thanks & Happy Anniversary. Please continue with your great work. Pam

Sharon said...

Hi Pat and congratulations on your 3rd year anniversary. But I should be the one "thanking you" you have a wonderful blog that I really enjoy visiting. It has been a delight for me to have you here. Wouldn't it be nice if we all could just have a Blog-Party in real time. But since we cannot I raise my glass with you....

Deb said...

I would love to win one of your beautiful works of art. Gorgeous!

Vivian said...

I really need a cute pin cushion to brighten up my sewing space.

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Thearica said...

I love celebrations and I LOVE your art work! You are incredible and the blogosphere has been uplifted by your presence for these 3 years! Looking forward to visiting with you through 2011!

Dawn S. said...

Congrats on another year of blogging! I am a fairly new blogger and a new follower of your blog and I have really enjoyed reading your posts. Your give away is wonderful! That landscape is to die for! The birds in the sky and the flowers are such a nice touch. Please add my name to the drawing. :o)

gill said...

Congratulations on your blogiversary!
I enjoy visiting and reading your posts! I would love to be entered in your giveaway!

joyfulploys said...

Congrats on 3 years of blogging!! I would be thrilled and delighted to be a winner in this giveaway.
Cheers,
Mary

Kathy said...

Congratulations on three years of blogging. I have your blog on my favorites list on the sidebar of my blog. Love it. The candlestick pincushion is beautiful and I would love to add it to my collection.

Amy said...

Happy Anniversary Miss Pat!!!! Here's to many more of the same!

Robin C said...

Congratulations on your 3 year anniversary. I've been quietly reading your blog for about 2 years. Love the gifts. Someone is going to be very lucky.

have a great day.

robin in VA

Erin in MI said...

Oh Pat - what a lovely idea! I would love to be included in your give-away. Congrats on 3 years!

Huxtabio said...

Congratulations! I'm new to your blog, but I am SO glad I found it.

Carla said...

I love the pin holder. Glad I found your site. Have a wonderful day!

Digital Misfit said...

Happy Blog Anniversary! Three years is a lifetime in internet years.
Your candlestick pincushion is so beautiful with all of the delicate details, and the applique/embroidered landscape is incredible.
Hugs,
Heidi
heidig@gmail.com

Bonnie said...

Congrats on three years! What beautiful, detailed work you do. I'm glad I found your blog!

Dolores said...

I do hope I win and that today is a lucky day for me. The reason? - Today just happens to be my 37th wedding anniversary.
Happy 3rd blog anniversary to you, Pat.

Btrflywmn said...

I'm new to your blog, happy blogoversary! I would love to win one of your pincushions, they're so pretty.

Judy said...

Love, Love, Love the pin cushion! Thanks for the chance to win! judy_brown244@yahoo.com

Judy said...

Love, Love, Love the pin cushion. Thanks for the chance to win.

Magpie Shinies said...

The pin cushion especially is awesome, though right now I'd kill for that chocolate!

Congrats and good luck on the year to come!

Kimberlee
Kimbahleigh666(at)gmail(dot)come

blocher42@yahoo.com said...

thanks to craft gossip i found your site. even if i don't win i'm glad i saw your pincushion and picture they are truly enique.

Lucille said...

Those are so cute! I really need a pin cushion.

Syd said...

What a seriously cute pincushion. I love it!!! Thanks for this chance to win. I would love it!!!

Kay said...

Beautiful!

Crazy Mom Tats! said...

So gorgeous - especially love the landscape!
Pick me!

Kathleen Marie Pequignot said...

Such a sweet hand-stitched landscape! Congratulations on your 3 year blog anniversary. Keeping a creative blog is surely a labor of love!!! I'd like to start doing creative giveaways too. This is a great way to share our talents and passions. Best wishes to you! :)

COUNTRY PICKINS said...

love your blog, and I would love the chance to win the beautiful pincushion. Thankyou,

Linda gypsyluv1010@gmail.com

COUNTRY PICKINS said...

Oh yes, CONGRATULATIONS ON THREE YEARS BLOGGING!!!!!
Linda

Pam said...

Hi Pat, I have enjoyed looking at all your beautiful creations. I would love to win and admire it in person :) Congratulations.
Pam
Pamjo@troycable.net

Nan S. said...

I always enjoy seeing your beautiful creations. I would love to own one. Congratulations for 3 years!

sewhandy13atyahoo.com

Moon_Child said...

What a lovely giveaway. Thank you so much for the opportunity.

Moonchild776@aol.com

Heathery said...

I love the pin cushion! It reminds me of a hot air balloon! Congrats on your blogaversary!
myheehaw@hotmail[dot]com

Sarah or Semmy said...

Pat, Congratulations! I have been reading your posts for a while now. I was able in the past to visit in the Batesville/Searcy areas and to the many antique and thrift shoppes. Also my favorite fabric provider is in that area. Since, I haven't been able to go there for 3 years, I just keep up with your delightful blog. Thank you for sharing your part of AR. with us. Sarah

LindaSchiffer said...

What a lovely pinnie!! I'd love to win your goodies (and am off to subscribe to your blog:)

Linda

PJ said...

Your pin cushion idea is beautiful!
Patricia
an old Navy woman....

Shari said...

Congratulations of your 3rd year of blogging. Your work is really cool and I, like you, love to gather things together for repurposing. Thank you for the chance to win some of your wonderful pieces. I hope you have lots of new interest as a result of your generosity.

FredaB said...

Hi pat

Congratulations on your 3 year anniversery.Doesn't time fly?

After received the beautiful fabric I do not feel I should enter the giveaway but just wanted to say hi.

Hugs

fredaB

skoots1mom said...

congrats on your anniversary!
i was @ wow-mart looking for pin cushions today...didn't find one; would LOVE to win this one, ihope ihope, ihope :)

Josie said...

You do such beautiful work!!!! Congratulations on your 3rd year of blogging......Josie
josiett3@gmail.com

Darlene said...

Wow, what lovely gifts. Please count me in. Darlene ddoersch@yahoo.com

Theresa said...

Treasured items! I'd love to be a lucky winner :)

Either way, your work is beautiful.

Ruby said...

I came because someone said you had a giveaway going on. I am going to follow because I need to look around some more. Browsed just a bit. Love the flea market finds and found the screen door pantry post. COOL! Would love to be the winner of your giveaway. Thanks

Cathy H. said...

Congrats on 3 years. I love following your blog. Your embroidery is beautiful! I love your candlestick pincushion! Thanks for the chance to win!

vivianjane said...

Congratulations on your blog anniversary and I would love to win your prizes.
Thanks!
Jane

JeanneZ said...

Hi I would like to know how you attach the pin cushion to the candlestick holder. These are beautiful.
JeanneZ

Royanne said...

Congratulations on your anniversary. I have to say it has been educational for me as well. Thanks for all your time and effort.

Deb said...

Love your site! You are amazing to make this sweet pin holder!
Congrats on 3 years!
Deb
pre8911@aol.com

Allison Ann Aller said...

I have loved your blog since the beginning. Carry on, Pat!

lag123 said...

I am a new follower and so glad I found your blog! Thanks for the awesome giveaway.

lag110 at mchsi dot com

ga447 said...

I am a beginner blogger and I don't know what I am doing but it works most of the time. Luv Luv your pincushion and the stand.

Julie said...

I love that pincushion! Ialso think the tiny flag and flag pole in the picture are adorable! Thank you for the giveaway it's very generous of you! Happy blog-iversary

MissingWillow said...

That pin cushion is ADORABLE! I'd love to win it!
prills@aol.com

Sandy said...

Oh my! I love that pincushion, but the stitchery is just to die for! Thanks for the generosity!=)

Karen said...

Congrats! Your pincushions are so beautiful! Who wouldn't enjoy sewing with one of them by your side??

Shannon A said...

Just beautiful! Thanks so much for the giveaway and congrats! mamatkins@hotmail.com

jeanette said...

Lovely pin cushion! Congrats on 3 years!
blurose_in_ok(at)yahoo.com

Judy said...

What an adorable pin holder !
Happy Blogaversary :-)

annette said...

This is the most "awesome" giveaway! I love all the components: colors, wool, flowers and pincushion. I collect pincushions and this is so original!
Happy Blogversary too. I am so glad I found your blog today.
Thanks,
Nettie (from Spanish Fork, UT)

Anne said...

Just found you through Craft Gossip. I love the creative idea for the candlestick pincushion. I am a thrifter/flea market junkie, so I will have to keep my eyes open for appropriate candlesticks (in case I don't win yours)!

Mary said...

Congrats on three years of blogging. I really enjoy your blog and always find something inspiring. Keep up the good work.

Mimi said...

Wow three years of blogging - that's great!! Please count me in for your giveaway - I have never seen a pin cushion quite like this before - you make beautiful creations!!

Aleksa said...

I can't stand it! Your work is so incredibly beautiful and it has inspired me to do something more creative myself. Thank you!

Kimberly R. said...

I'd love a chance to enter your wonderful drawing!
Thanks :)
kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

Julie H. said...

What a lovely, happy pincushion & a delightful, generous gift package! (I have been to Harding Univ. there at Searcy, many years ago). I would be very blessed to be the winner of this! :-)

God bless, Julie H.

Mary Jean said...

Congratulations on your 3 years of blogging.I love working with wool and embroidery. Your Make-Do and picture are beautiful and your handwork is excellent!

Robin said...

Happy Anniversary! I enjoy your blog and love your work. I would be so proud to own something that you have made! ~Robin~

Jane Jeffress Thomas said...

Such lovely gifts in your giveaway. Congratulations on your anniversary!!!

Sindy said...

That is an adorable pin cushion. I feel covetous....

Papi and Wee Granny said...

I am in awe of talent like yours. I can reproduce what someone else has done, but original? Not so much.

Thanks for the chance.
Cathy
camarler@yahoo.com

Marty said...

Yay for you and your persistent creativity! I have never seen such a precious picture and pincusion.This is my first post.

Anonymous said...

lovely ones
happy anniversary

royce said...

awesome pieces
happy anniversary

Anne said...

What a treasure trove! Your blog means a lot to me! I am always inspired by your artistic creations.

I recently mentioned you to Charlotte Williams at Pinwheel Fabrics (Alexander, AR). As I signed up for one of Gwen Rogers' pincushion classes, I was telling Charlotte about your fabulous pincushions. Charlotte told me that I should take one of your classes in Ferndale. I am excited about making a "Bitty Bunny" pincushion from wool. The bunny sits upright and holds a flower basket fashioned from an upside-down thimble. I'll share a photo as soon as it's done.

Anyway, happy, happy third anniversary! I wish you the very best of everything!

Sheila said...

Congratulations on your 3 years,That is just a beautiful pin holder.I just found your site and joined as a follower. It is really nice.
Sheila

sheilarbales@gmail.com

Carolyn said...

Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary. You are so talented and the pin cushion is adoreable.
Carolyn

Anonymous said...

wow i love the pincusion, SO pretty and it looks like a hot air balloon! grat giveaway, i just love it,
emily

ebbtide45
at yahoo com

primdollie said...

wow what a wonderful blog and such beautiful work!! so happy I found you!! I'll be back!! thnx for sharing your fabulous work! hugs Linda
primitivetymes@ncwcom.com
would love to win as well!!!

Karen Farley said...

All your designs are beautiful. I never win things that I really would like to have. I share your website with all my stitching friends. Thanks and take care.

Patti S said...

Happy Anniversary, what a lovely giveaway to celebrate. I have been enjoying your blog for over a year now. I enjoy looking at your work and would enjoy owning it. Here's to a great year ahead. Patti

claire2810 said...

Love the pin cushion, love the site, I will be back to visit again very soon, I here from Craft Gossip. Happy Anniversary to you.

Lynn said...

What a nice idea and way to have a pin holder! I LOVE it! Congrat's on your anniversary! Really fun looking through your site as I am a fairly new crazy quilter. I"d love to win one of your creations! Thanks so much!

Jagels said...

I love your pin cushion the picture. i would love to have them both. thanks for the giveaway.

Nicki Lee said...

Congratulations on Year #3!!! I have been folowing you for a long time and love your creative style of writing and all the beautiful pretties you continue to share with us! Thank you! Thank you!

crafter1953 said...

Hi. I could really use a pin cushion and that one is so beautiful. It would look good sitting next to my machine. Congratulations on your three years and many more to come.

Karen Norris said...

lots of work went into these they are wonderful!

Karen Norris said...

lots of work went into these they are wonderful!

CJ Stitching and Blooms said...

Hello from Michigan, Congratulaion on 3 years of blogging. How thoughtful of you to have a 3rd anniversary giveaway. Your Pincushion is awesome. I work with wool all the time. Hugs Judy

Barbara C said...

Your work is always so detailed and artistic. What a generous offering.

icandy... said...

wonderful giveaway!
thank you for hosting, how sweet!
ox
christina

Miss Jean said...

Oh, I just love that little flag!!

Miss Jean said...

Congratulations on your third anniversary! I love the little flag picture!!

Lois Venarchick said...

Oh my, 95 comments! I think I am late to the blog! Anyhow, I really enjoy your writing and even though my arthritic fingers do not let me embroider like I used to, I can live and create through your blog! All the best, Lois

fiberdoodles said...

Happy Anniversary dear friend! I can hardly believe it's been 3 years already, how exciting!! What a wonderful give-away! Only if Mr Old Navy Man would draw my number ;0)

Enjoy your day!!

Sarah or Semmy said...

This is not for the contest!
I just wanted to congratulate you on receiving the award for your beautiful pin cushion. It is beautiful.

mary said...

It would be an honor to own your pincushion, a thing of beauty.
Happy Anniversary!
Keep on stitching.

Barb said...

Your site is "exciting". Would very much like to win the amazing pin holder.
Barb
javersakm@bellsouth.net

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