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an attempt to grab creativity amidst the chaos.

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Sunday, May 22, 2011

Giveaway Day at Sew Mama Sew

Here's my offering:
It's a birdie themed choker necklace.


 Measuring 2.5" x 15.5

The giveaway closes May 25th

Reversible.
It is made from organic oatmeal linen.
 

It's hand stamped, machine & hand embroidered.



With lace, applique and button embellishments.


To win this little accoutrement
please leave a comment saying why
you would like this little fella to come live with you.
Be sure to include your email so I can contact you when you win!

Feel free to include your address as
you(at)flyandnest(.com)
if you are worried about
putting your email out in cyberspace.

I will select randomly from a hat.
Or more likely, a 2 year old will.
For two chances, become a follower!

I'll ship internationally so welcome everyone!
And, thanks for visiting.

76 comments:

  1. How gorgeous! I would love to hang out with these love birds...
    Thanks for the chance.

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  2. this is darling. i love birds and lace. sure it took ages to make....subscribed .x

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  3. Ooh please can I enter. I would love these birdies to come and join me as they remind me of the pretty birdies in my garden :)
    karen s
    twannywun at hotmail dot com

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  4. Love the birds the choker/neclace is so cute
    texhelena(at)aol(dot)com
    :)

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  5. Because this is so darn cute…….. please send it to me.

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  6. Beautiful choker that my niece would love to wear. Thank you for such a great giveaway.
    arquilters(at)gmail(dot)com

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  7. There is so many little details on this, it's great. I love the little heart between the birds.

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  8. Oh, this is so sweet. I love birds on everything!

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  9. I've never seen anything like this! I love having one-of-a-kind "accoutrements" because they make me feel special and it's always a great conversation starter. I love your choices for added texture and dimension; I'd absolutely adore this pair if they fly to my house!

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  10. Wow this is so cute! I love all the little details, and I have several birds already decorating my house...so this would have a good home! Thanks for the givewaway. leahclaireh(at)gmail(dot)com

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  11. Ah - birds remind me of spring, and I love spring!
    yobethie(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  12. a piece of art. i'd love to have these birdies around...they'd be a inspiration.

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  13. I think the birds are so cute!

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  14. Ohhh because I love birds! Especially the whimsical ones! ;)

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  15. this little guy should come live with me because birds are the best! thanks for the giveaway!

    hayley.oliver3(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  16. Wow! Soo cute! I would love to win those birds, they're adorable!

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  17. Very cute choker, i love birdie items! thanks for the chance to win. x

    jennifer grace @ hotmail (dot) co (dot) uk

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  18. Am now a follower too.

    jennifer grace @ hotmail (dot) co (dot) uk

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  19. Just a beautiful choker... I have been needing to venture into the realm of short neck decoration since little hands starting flailing about during a nurse! I love your writing style and all your beautiful pictures, and now I'm following and can peek in all the time!

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  20. I'm kind of bird obsessed. And chokers are wonderful too ... well the necklace kind, not the mean person kind. :)
    Great giveaway! I'd be delighted to win!

    Phoenixpeacock(at)gmail(dot)com

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  21. I absolutely love these little birds because they are incredibly beautiful as well as they are something I would love to make myself but I already have too many other hobbies and crafts that I am concentrating on right now. :)

    meganarline(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  22. I love chokers. I have a lot but I have never seen one like yours. It is stunning!!

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  23. Oh this is really beautiful, I love the applique and stitching you've done.

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  24. those birds are adorable!!!! Lovely giveaway!
    Dana

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  25. I want it to come like with me because I love all things with cute little birdies on them! :) This look so fun and special, thanks for the chance to win!
    okiedokiemama at yahoo dot com

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  26. This is so cute!! It's a little out of my normal office-job style, but soon I will be a home schooling mom, and this would be such a fun thing to wear to mark the change in my daily wardrobe. Thanks for the chance to win!!

    Cheers!
    Rachel
    http://www.DewberryLane.com

    HappyQuilting at DewberryLane dot com

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  27. This is perfect for my girlie! Great giveaway and such talent - you should be proud! Thanks bunches!

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  28. My daughter would love this and look so cute in it!
    If I happen to be the lucky winner you can contact me through my blog www.radseams.com/blog

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  29. This is so unique and very cool!

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  30. those birds are so adorable...they make me happy. :) amberortega at gmail dot com

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  31. wonderful giveaway! the birds, the button, the lace it all adds up to adorable

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  32. because it's cute and unique!!!
    love the colors, too cute!

    thanks for the sweet giveaway!
    email is in my profile
    or nicmowat (AT) gmail (dot) com

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  33. I'm always trying to attract birds into my garden. These two lovely ones would be welcome guests everyday

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  34. Oh my goodness, this is amazing! I love the little birds, and your attention to detail and that it's a choker(!) This would be such a kick to my Mom Uniform of a t-shirt and jeans! Thank you for taking part in Giveaway Day, and for offering up something so very cool!

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  35. Oh, your little necklace is wonderful! Thanks for giving it away!

    dorte_dk (at) yahoo.dk

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  36. Maria says:
    Beautiful, I love birdies!
    (I wasn'able to log in through my google account, please let me enter anyway!)
    miasalas(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  37. Look at it!! It's a tiny pieces of fabric and cotton art which I can wear around my neck. I have made a space for it on my ribbon earring holder right at the bottom. I'll attach it to a button I will sew to the ribbon!! It feel like it is already here with me!!

    xo Steph

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  38. My theme for this year is birds and my mantra is hope... this is beautiful! I would LOVE to wear it!!!

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  39. I think I would actually use this beauty as a bookmark. I think it would feel right at home in my copy of Pride & Prejudice!

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  40. This is gorgeous!
    I would treasure it!

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  41. I just can't resist loving those little birds. How cute! Hope those little fingers pull my name out of that hat.

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  42. That looks like it took a lot of work, and would be a lot of fun to wear. Thanks for taking the time to make it!
    mr_slair(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  43. so cute and so lovely details ! Thanks for the chance !

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  44. oh how beautiful! I would love to have it because it is so beautiful and i love beautiful things! WOW!!!! It would be an honor

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  45. Such a cute and interesting necklace! I would love to wear it

    jo.tee35 AT gmail DOT com

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  46. i would love to win this because i covet all pretty handmade things!..thanks for the giveaway! raineoc@yahoo.com

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  47. Ooohhh I love the detail. My 12 year old is totally bird mad...I would give it to her.
    Thanks for having a give away. I am having one too here
    http://allysonadeney.wordpress.com/2011/04/30/blogoversary-give-away/
    Thanks again.
    Ally <'v'>

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  48. Also I have become a follower. Love your work. Ally<'v'>

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  49. This would look really cute for my wife, who loves the colors of the background.

    adamlorenzen (at) gmail dot com

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  50. I love the details in the design and the different techniques used to create it. It is a beautiful work of art...pretty to wear or to look at...thanks for the chance!

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  51. This is really different from anything that I own, I'd love to have it to stretch my wardrobe boundaries!

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  52. I have kind of a thing with birds. My husband thinks it's a problem. I tell him it's a solution! Not that it makes any sense. LOL.

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  53. its a pretty choker and since i have none this would be an excellent start

    thanks for the giveaway

    radiyas(at)gmail(dot)com

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  54. Thanks for the generous giveaway!
    I loves the necklace.. lovely. no special reason though but it's very special because it's handmade ^^
    I hope i can win it..
    cheers: hueisei(at)gmail(dot)com

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  55. I love this necklace and i love birdies! What a wonderful accessory.

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  56. what a unique giveaway! I am so in love with birds right now! :) thanks. fever.overjoyed@gmail.com

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  57. So very pretty!
    Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  58. I am your latest follower!
    I think I would have to share this with my daughter if I won.

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  59. Immediately attracted to your work, its fresh and free and those birds are my friends already. Thanks for sharing your creations with us.

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  60. This is darling. I will take handmade over diamonds anyday. And I love linen so much, but can't bear the wrinkles. Thank you for the chance!
    youmustbeastranger(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  61. It's beautiful. I would love to look closely at all the details and admire skill that I do not have. :) Thank you for the giveaway!

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  62. Thank you for the great giveaway.
    atchisonsteph at gmail dot com
    These birds are so original and creative. Love it.

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  63. what a unique idea. i love wearable art.

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  64. I would love to enter.It is so pretty


    Emily

    Sk8ter.emily (at) gmail (dot) com

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  65. I am a follower

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  66. I love it because it is so unique! I've really never seen anything like it!

    reneelasater(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  67. Because it is so CUTE!!! Love the stitching!

    Thanks for the giveaway! Come and enter mine if you like - you could win some custom-made buttons!

    ulli-xox [at] web [dot] de

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  68. What a cool idea

    the(dot)littlest(dot)thistle(at)gmail(dot)com

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  69. these birds need to come live at our house, because we have 50 other birds (chickens) to keep them company!

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  70. A D O R E!!!

    Thank you for the opportunity to win something so wonderful!!

    krencamp(at) gmail (dot) com

    xo
    Karen

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  71. Love this, the little birds in it look so similar to something I just hung on my dining room walls...they could be buds :)
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    daniel_theresa(at)yahoo(dot)ca

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  72. So sweet! Tweet, tweet!
    ecisley(at)comcast(dot)net

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