Hello my dear friends,
it is that time again!
Time to put your name into the basket for this year's ...
Time to put your name into the basket for this year's ...
... "Christmas To Come" giveaway!
Can you believe it?! ... This is my 5th year now that I have been doing this. I started it in 2014 and I am still loving it as much as I did it the first year. For those who have never heard of my "Christmas To Come" giveaway or taken part in it, this is what it is all about!
Sometime in February, I share a post about my "Christmas To Come" Giveaway like this one and that is it really. All you have to do to take part is two things ... please follow me and once you do, just leave a comment on this post and on this post only! Then you have to wait a while.
Sometime in July I pick a winner for my giveaway. I notify the lucky person that their name has been picked and then ... nothing! ... Nothing until early December. That is when I mail my gift to the winner, just in time for it to be placed under their Christmas tree. What that gift will be, is kept a secret until after Christmas Day or if the winner decides to open it before that, maybe earlier. When it comes to what the gift will be, at times I don't even know until November what I am going to choose and this way it will stay a Christmas surprise for the winner.
Why do I do this?! ... Because I love putting a smile on someones face and in their heart. But there is another reason too. I remember all the excitement on Christmas Day when I was a young child. I would take a gift from under the Christmas tree and I would have no idea what I was going to find under all the pretty wrapping paper, ribbons and bows. It was just such a neat feeling and that is what I am wanting to give to the winner, that feeling of being a child once again on Christmas morning.
And now it's your turn, click that follow button if you are not already following me and then just leave a comment below!
I hope you are well my dear friends and life is treating you kind.
Have a peaceful and creative day.
Please enter my name in the Christmas giveaway! It is always so fun to see what you will create.ReplyDelete
It would be thrilling to receive one of your creations! Please enter my name in the drawing.ReplyDelete
I have followed you for a while and have never entered before, though I have always envied the winners. Hoping I will be lucky this time. Thank you.ReplyDelete
Please enter my name in the Christmas giveaway. You make the most beautiful creations.ReplyDelete
Oh dear. I just love this. Please enter my name. If you don't try this then you will never have the chance to win. Fingers cross. Love your work so much.ReplyDelete
Hugs from Lina Aggerholm
es ist toll dir zu folgen und schaue immer gene vorbei, vielleicht habe ich auch mal eine chance zu gewinnenReplyDelete
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I'm so grateful to have found you. I searched for, "how to make a lace tassel," in goggle and you were one of the top five on the list. I fell in love with your work since then - I think it was in 2014 or 2015.ReplyDelete
Thank you for doing another of these cool Xmas giveaways. Their so fun to see the end results. Hugs <3
Thank you for placing my name in your awesome Christmas giveaway! It is always fun to see wh you are creating. Blessings.ReplyDelete
Please enter my name into your Christmas giveaway.
THank you so much for sharing the beautiful items you make. I don't always comment but I always enoy looking at your creations!
Karen what a fun idea. Please include me,I’m already a followerReplyDelete
I never see a tarnished piece of silver without thinking of you and wondering what you would do with it. Include me as I have followed your blog for several years. Jkestevens@aol.comReplyDelete
How delightful! I love this, such a sweet and generous gift!ReplyDelete
please enter me in your wonderful giveaway....i look forward to your emails...they always begin my day with such a feeling a calm and wonder for the simplicity in life...so i guess you give us a gift all year round. sure hope i win this one...thank you again janet firstname.lastname@example.org
This is so much fun. Even if I don't win it's exciting to see what is in the Christmas to come box.ReplyDelete
I can feel the anticipation just looking at the beautifully wrapped gift from you. I would put it under the tree and every time I walked past, I would pick it up, give it a little shake and try to guess that beauty you've enclosed. Therefore, YES - please put my name in the hat because I would love to have something made from your hands and heart.ReplyDelete
Merry - already!
So exciting!! I absolutely love, love your strawberry pincushions!! I am a recent follower and am enjoying catching up on your blog! So love your attitude and artistry!! Hugs! CReplyDelete
Thanks for a chance to win one of your beautiful creations. Keep up the great work. you're an inspiration!!ReplyDelete
This is such a lovely idea, & very generous of you. Please put my name down for your Christmas giftie. email@example.comReplyDelete
Hey Karen, I can hardly believe its another February "Christmas to come". I can hardly wait for July and December!! Love ya' Patricia BReplyDelete
Your work is so lovely and very creative. I love to see "Todolwen" pop up on myReplyDelete
inbox to see the latest beautiful piece you have come up. Please enter me in your "Christmas to Come" give away.
I love your work, everything you do is lovely! Thank you for your generosity and the opportunity to participate. I appreciate you sharing your creations with the world, it is a great source of inspiration!ReplyDelete
I love this Christmas tradition that you let us be a part of. So generous and thoughtful of you! I've often thought how I'd like to experience again the excitement I had as a child during the Christmas season and especially on Christmas morning. What you're doing will help someone relive that childhood memory again. Thank you so much.ReplyDelete
Oh Karen, I love how you celebrate Christmas month before!ReplyDelete
Dear Karen, you are a peach! : ) <3ReplyDelete
What a lovely idea~~ Your creations are always lovely and so beautifully crafted. I enjoy peeking in your blog and being encouraged and inspired!
Have a wonderful week ahead - hugs, karen o
It was unclear about following -here or on Facebook, but since I get your newsletters I guess I'm following both. What a fun giveaway. Please enter me!ReplyDelete
How fun! I'm working on making things for my Christmas box now, so I guess it's a case of great minds thinking alike. I don't know if I'm truly classed as being a follower, but I do get your blog in my feed from Inoreader if that counts.ReplyDelete
I love getting your posts in my mailbox! I feel like I'm having a visit with a friend! Your Christmas gift away is such fun!!! Thank you for doing this!ReplyDelete
What an exciting drawing! Your creations are exquisite! So glad I stumbled across your site!ReplyDelete
Have been following your blog with great interest for sometime and have made many, many tiny crochet flowers from your pattern. Love them! Please can I enter the draw............ReplyDelete
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I love seeing your creativity all year long! Thank you for sharing your talent with all of us.ReplyDelete
What a lovely idea,please enter me.Thank you.ReplyDelete
You're creations are always stunning Please enter me in the Christmas in july giveaway Thank you for offering itReplyDelete
Karen, I like your works. With pleasure you I read. Please, enter my name into a basket for a Christmas giftReplyDelete
I was delighted to discover your blog recently through Pinterest! I too am in love with old pin cushions and making new things from old things and truly admire your work! I would love to have something of yours for myself:)ReplyDelete
So exciting!!! :)ReplyDelete
Please include me in your Christmas 2018 giveaway .I love your work!ReplyDelete
Please include me in a chance in the Christmas giveaway. I enjoy seeing your work and reading about your process. Wishing you continued and renewed inspiration!ReplyDelete
Include me in the drawing please. Maybe this year will be my lucky year!ReplyDelete
je vous suis depuis quelques années et j'adore vos créations, je tente ma chanceReplyDelete
This is such a nice, generous offer. I love reading all of your posts and seeing your creations as they come to life. Thank you for such a great opportunity to own one of your creations.ReplyDelete
Your creations inspire me , so having one would be a reminder each time I looked at it!ReplyDelete
I have been fascinated by your creations. I found you quite by accident and I am so glad. You are amazing, thank you! Keep creating!!!ReplyDelete
Please enter my name too! I love your blog and following your journey! Patty Frizzell from New MexicoReplyDelete
hello again....I am already a follower..and love your creativity and whimsy. by reading your blog it inspires me to change the way I see things. thank you so much...big ladybug hugs fro lynn legge, paReplyDelete
Hello from a long time follower. Please enter my name. Teresa Shovary from north Texas.ReplyDelete
I have been following you for a long time and amazed at the things you can make and your beautiful workroom. I love your Christmas picture you are giving away and I would love a chance to win it.
Cindy Leaf, Austin, Texas
Coming back to be sure I had entered and found I hadn't yet! I do follow your blog, and have for some time. I have a little bird nest I am going to play with inspired by your lovely things!!ReplyDelete
Hi Karen please enter my name in your Christmas in July completion. You are very generous and I have been following your blog for years now and find your posts very inspiring. I am from Australia and will be having friends over for a Christmas in July meal when we can really enjoy a hot meal!ReplyDelete
Thanks Debra Wellings
Just like Carole I came back to make sure I had entered and found out I hadn't either. What was I thinking? I have been following you for some years now and always enjoy your posts. I have gotten many a good idea from you. Thank you so much for a chance to win yet another year.ReplyDelete
Oh dear. Fantastic Karen you still want to make your wonderful give away. Just love your work. I'm still following your blog.ReplyDelete
Many hugs from Lina
Thank you for a beautiful giveaway! Please enter my name and have a wonderful summer! -- Vicki ObenhausReplyDelete
Patty Katashima-Hope I get picked!ReplyDelete
Please enter my name, fingers crossed xxxxReplyDelete