by laura janning

Handmade Things are the Best and an Amazing Giveaway!

December 9, 2013

If you were to put store bought and handmade in front of me.....handmade would win.
Without a doubt.
There is just something about honoring the heart and soul that someone puts into their craft. I love that. And it's because of that,  I am super excited to be apart of my friend Kelly from Eclectically Vintage  'Favorite Handmade Things' giveaway. Wait till you see the line-up .....amazing.

Kelly's Favorite Handmade Things Giveaway!  eclecticallyvintage.com

Kelly - Eclectically Vintage  - Little Bit Country, Little Bit Rock and Roll vintage silver spoon keychain
Stamped Silver Keychain eclecticallyvintage.com

Lucy - Craftberry Bush - stag watercolor art pillow (Shop Craftberry Bush)
Stag pillow

Angie - Knick of Time Interiors - hand painted Milk & Cream on glass sign (Shop Knick of Time)
Milk and Cream Co. Sign available from Knick of Time

Jeanne - JuNxtaposition - vintage typewriter key necklace (your choice) (Shop JuNxtaposition)
typewriter key necklace

Jen - Jennifer Rizzo - set of 3 original art silkscreened dish towels
Handmade Santa dishtowel

Melaine - My Sweet Savannah - salvaged wood Christmas tree (Shop My Sweet Savannah)
Salvaged wood Christmas tree

Jen - City Farmhouse - hand painted Ski Lodge sign
Handmade ski lodge sign

Jeanne - Jeanne Oliver Designs - Sadie Handbag or $89 shop credit (Shop Jeanne Oliver Designs)
Jeanne Oliver Sadie handbag

Lucy - Bel Monili - vintage buttons and baubles bracelet (your choice) (Shop Bel Monili)
Vintage bauble bracelet

Denise - The Painted Home - music sheet flowers in new blue mason jar
vintage music sheet flowers

Jade - Jaderbomb - gold glittered PEACE letters (Shop Jaderbomb)
Glittered Peace letters

and my burlap wreath
burlap wreath

See...... told you it was amazing. 12 prizes - 12 winners. Will you be one them.......  I hope so. Follow the prompts below to enter. Sorry, but only open to continental US only.
Good luck!

Grateful for~
Creative and inspiring friends

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  1. All beautiful things! Would so love to win these items! Very talented ladies. Thanks for such an awesome giveaway.

  2. whoops, I need to answer the question! I would have to say the necklace that one of my students' mom made me. It was Noah's Ark made out of wood that she handpainted. You could open it up and inside were miniature Noah and the animals all handpainted. It was definitely the most unique, handmade gift I have ever received.

  3. Great giveaways! Thanks for the opportunity to win. My neighbor gave me a gorgeous homemade dried hydrangea topiary years ago that I love!

  4. Wow- What a wonderful opportunity for everyone, Laura. Love to see all those pretty things. Handmade wins for me every time, too- xo Diana

  5. My friend gave me a beautiful hand-hooked pillow with a design of my cat on it! Love it!

  6. My Grandmother knit me, and my 13 cousins, beautiful raw wool Irish Knit Sweaters.

  7. A good friend gave us a beautiful counted cross stitch picture she made for our wedding 25 years ago. It's still hanging on in our home today. What lovely things to win!!! Thanks for sponsoring!

  8. The best homemade gift I ever received, was a quilt that my Grandmother made me. Beautiful.

  9. I completely agree. Homemade gifts are like pieces of art, and they breath life into a home.

  10. Oops! I need to answer the question! I'm sitting right next to the quilted Christmas Tree skirt my mom made for me over 20 years ago when I was a newlywed.

  11. My husband's brother made me a pie safe one year--I couldn't believe it! He has since passed on so now this piece means even more in our home...

  12. I have a sweatshirt that was made into a jacket and decorated. It was made by one of my best friends.

  13. My mom recovered a chair for me that is AMAZING!!!

  14. Beautiful giveaways! Thank you for the opportunity to win.

  15. Thank you and Merry Christmas!

  16. The sweetest gift ever made for me was a hat rack made by my 14 yr old son and my husband. It had a shelf and hooks and my son carved my name on it! Truly a sweet surprise!

  17. Crochet scarf was the best homemade gift I ever received!

  18. A beautiful crocheted scarf from my aunt.

  19. Love, love, love homemade items and you have some beautiful ones here. There are so many that I would love to have to give as gifts! Thanks for the opportunity to maybe owning one!

  20. I love handmade gifts too! I just pulled out several special cross-stitched wedding gifts (we're soon celebrating 25 years!).

  21. My grandmother knit sweaters for my kids.

  22. I just left a comment on Kelly's blog with my best gift, so sorry, you have to read about 2nd best homemade gift. My husband made a willow cradle for one of our babies. I loved it.

  23. What an amazing giveaway. I definitely love handmade better and have so many wonderful handmade things, including one of your fabulous wreaths. My sister has been trying to steal it. xo Laura

  24. Awesome giveaway! Handmade is the best.....

  25. Love handmade items, what a lovely giveaway.

  26. Wow, those are some amazing and beautiful gifts.

  27. I have 2 best gifts. Homemade fruit syrup made from fruit from her own little orchard, and handmade scented candles. Both made from the heart.

  28. A bit behind in my email with decorating my girlfriend's house for Christmas. I just entered on Kelly's blog. Hope I win!!! Love it all.


  29. Great giveaway…my favorite handmade ornament is the first ornament my son made .. still treasure it and will forever!

  30. The handmade quilt that my grandmother made for me as a child.

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