Thanks so much for all the interesting and scrummy speculation about what the little people in this room box are eating for christmas dessert. Check out the photo to see what treats they are in for this year. They have their plates full of food already, and also have a selection of chicken, ham with trimmings, lettuce salad, pavlova with peach slices, christmas pudding with custard (and a bowl of fresh cream), and a traditional christmas cake with a pretty little red bow around it. Whew, no wonder Santa went awol when we moved house. He’s probably stuck up the chimney!!!
The winner of last weeks Freebie Monday prize of a newborn Bib and Tucker minky nappy is………….
Contact me with your info and I’ll get your fluffy wee prize in the post 🙂
Freebie Monday will be on hold here at Bib and Tucker now until the christmas rush is over. I’ll still be doing crafty blogging (there a lots of swap piccies to load up soon).
It’s Freebie Monday again folks :-).
Our winner of last weeks draw for the hand dyed hank of wool is……………….
HANNAH!!!! Congrats matey, luck is on your side at the moment with prize draws huh?!!
This week we have a squishy little fluffy parcel of nappy goodness up for grabs. A newborn ‘Bib and Tucker’ Rainbow Minky Pocket Nappy with baby blue snaps and microfleece. Soooooo cute. It is really strokeable and super scrummy.
To enter, simply take a look at the miniature scene below and tell me what you think the little people that live in this house would be eating for dessert after their delicious Christmas roast lunch. Good luck!!
Sorry for my tardiness, life with kiddies is busy!
So, our winner of last weeks ‘Bib and Tucker’ handpainted breastpads is:
NOVA!! With her ‘boobie monster’ design. Love it! Email me your details and I’ll get them in the mail for you :-).
THIS WEEK we have something for all you wool nuts – a thick & thin hand dyed hank of subtle pastel scrumminess.
Simply leave me a message saying ‘hi’ and you are in the draw. Don’t forget to blog etc for another entry. Good luck :-).
The winner of last weeks ‘Bib and Tucker’ nappy freebie is………………………………….
NEAK!!! You’ve won one of our new Sweetie Pie Collection pocket nappies. Contact me with your choice of nappy and I’ll courier if off to you :-).
So for this week, I’ve decided to offer something that you can design yourself. Cool huh? Up for grabs is a pair of these wee pretties:
I’ve illustrated this pair with our friend, the curly little caterpillar from the ‘Little Dot’ Collection. You can decide what you would like on your pair though, and I will paint it! “But I’m not breastfeeding” you say. Wouldn’t they make a cute wee gift for a new Mum :-). You could ‘koha’ them to someone.
To enter: Simply leave a note with your image ideas, and you are in the draw.
We have our winner for last week’s Freebie Monday prize – the glass slide & kit. Congratulations Kristy Copland! Email me at Bib and Tucker and I will arrange getting your prize to you :-).
This week the giveaway is your choice of one of these:
To enter, just leave a link to your favourite cupcake recipe, tee hee. Link to me or mention my blog on your’s and you’ll receive another entry.
It seems there’s a lot happening around the place at the moment. New hobbies, new nappies, new growth in the garden (and that includes the weeds!) and new yarn swaps.
My Naki knitting girls and I decided to share in a ‘Kiwiana’ yarn swap. Here’s the parcel I prepared for Angela. I named it ‘Wave Waltz’ after the scrummy hand dyed roving I bought, which I used to spin the thick & thin single.
The contents were: 1 hank of handspun ‘Wave Waltz’ wool, a ‘Wave Waltz’ nappy kit in a recycled jar, a pair of handpainted Bib and Tucker breastpads, a handmade felt hairclip, and a wee handmade ‘shrinky dink’ brooch.
And here’s what I received from the talented Kristy……………(this is SO cool)……………….
Kristy chose a pukeko theme and hand dyed the 4ply yarn to match the colours of the pukeko. She also included a block of fair trade chocolate, a really cute book for the girls, a wee pukeko notebook, and an awesome sock pattern to match. WOW!! How lucky am I? She even presented it all in a pukeko blue box, with pukeko red ribbon and a little pukeko card. Thankyou Kristy, I really love it :-). I’m being very diligent and am finishing off the current pair of socks before I start the new pair (It’s taking some serious restraint though!).
Check out our resident Naki photographers (Sheryl, Hannah, and Sam’s )sites for more detailed piccies of the evening.
We have a new visitor at our house. He’s made himself quite at home. He visits every afternoon just after lunch, in time to finish off the bits and bobs that the kids discard. Here we have ‘baby hedgehog’. Isn’t he squishy?!!! We are calling him ‘Mr Hedgehog’ as the original Mr Hedgehog decided to depart this world last week :-(. Our new Mr Hedgehog is very tame, he is quite happy for us to sit next to him while he eats. You should see his little teeth and tongue. So cute!
I’ve been busy making custom orders this week, so there won’t be an update this Monday. But, here’s a wee peek at one of the OOAK nappies I’ve just finished for a customer. This will be winging its way overseas for an international nappy swap.
Don’t forget to enter this weeks ‘Freebie Monday draw. I’ll be back on Monday with the winner and piccies of next weeks prize. See you then!
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Yippee it’s Freebie Monday folks, and the winner (thanks to my sophisticated wave the finger over the computer screen with eyes shut method) is……………….
Mandli :-). Congratulations! Email me at Bib and Tucker with your details and your choice of nappy, and I’ll send it off with the courier tomorrow. I hope you love it!
This week, I’ve made a wee crafty item that I haven’t created in quite some time. A little ‘Glass Slide’ Tag to hang in your workspace, or use it as a tag on a gift, or even a bookmark. I’m also including some supplies to make your own, and if you happen to have a soldiering iron you can attach a ring to the top to make it into a necklace. Cool huh!
So here’s what’s up for grabs this week:
- Handmade ‘Inspiration’ Glass Slide Tag
- 2 x Glass Slides to make 1/2 items
- 2 x lengths of Brass Tape to attach around the edge of slides
- Little Paper bits and bobs to layer behind the slide, forming the image
And here’s how to make one of your own…………..
Supplies: Glass slides (get these from scrapbooking shops or medical suppliers), Brass/copper tape(from hardware/jewellrey/scrapbooking shops), flat items to sandwich between slides(ie. images/artwork/fine thread/feathers etc), small ruler,ribbon,glue stick.
- Decide what you want to have behind the slide and cut out/glue etc until your desired image is achieved. You can get some really cool results with collage techniques, stamping, or illustrate something yourself. Use cut out letters from magazines/newspapers for block lettering.
- Cut the image to the same size as the slide and place behind slide. Cut a backing piece of paper or use the other slide to pop at the back so the slide is double sided.
- Carefully pull the backing off the tape, and gently run just less than half of it around the front edge of the front slide, mitreing the corners as you go. Wrap it completely around the slide, overlapping about 1.5cm at the end.
- Place your image and backing layers behind the slide, and carefully wrap the tape over these to enclose all layers. Carefully run a small ruler along the front and back sides of the finished tape edge to flatten and smooth the tape to the layers.
- Attach a ribbon to the back of the competed slide, or use a soldiering iron to attach a small ring to allow a fine strand of leather/cord to be inserted so you can use it as a necklace.
To enter this weeks’ Freebie Draw, simply leave a message telling me which of the new ‘Sweetie Pie’ Collection colourways is your favourite. Let me know if you’ve blogged/linked to me for an additional entry.