New FOs and a Giveaway!

I have so many exciting things to share today! Where to begin? First off, let’s take a look at some projects that I have finished recently…

Remember the wool yarn I dyed for a soaker for Little J? Well, here is the finished soaker on its intended recipient!

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I’m afraid he does not like wearing it as well as I had hoped, but I think it turned out nicely. The only real problem is that the legs ended up a bit tight for his little thighs. I tried my best to get a stretchy ribbed bind off, but apparently I need lots more practice!

Here is a new little newsboy cap that I have listed in my shop now, this time for a toddler girl! I love how the little tiny flower and leaf embellishment add just the right amount of femininity to this style of hat. I want to make more in girly colors, but I haven’t any more yarn that will fit the bill just now.

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I also have a brand new type of handcrafted item available at Lemon Lane now! Organic baby quilts! Ok, so I only have one listed right now, but plans are in the works for more once I have the funds to buy more organic fabric…it isn’t cheap! Here is a peak at this fun, foxy baby quilt. Like it?

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So now for some more exciting news! This week I noticed that I now have over 150 Facebook fans! May also happens to be my birth month, and since I always like to do something special for my birthday, I decided now is the perfect time for a giveaway! What will it be, you ask? How about a
$25 Gift Certificate to Lemon Lane Organics! This is my biggest giveaway prize ever, so I hope you will enter and enjoy playing along! I am hosting this giveaway via Rafflecopter on my Facebook page, head on over and like my page for a chance to win! The gift certificate will be good toward any in stock, ready to ship item in my shop, but not on custom order items. I am opening this one up to all you lovely people worldwide, not just in the US, so let’s get started, shall we!? 🙂

It’s Giveaway Time Again!

Happy Valentine’s Day! I just reached the 100 Fan mark on my new Facebook page, so I decided now would be a great time to have a giveaway!

Anyway, if you want to enter, there is a long list of ways to enter at the end of this post. Just remember when you leave your comments that I will need a way to contact you in case you are the winner! Otherwise, I will have to choose someone else!

So, what can I win, you ask? Well, I decided to give you some choices! Most of the items I make for Lemon Lane Organics are for babies and toddlers, but I know that not everyone has a baby in their lives… So I wanted to include an option for the person that really doesn’t need any baby accessories. Here are the items the lucky winner can choose from, all made by me! 🙂

Organic cotton flower facial rounds: these are a cuter version of the popular reusable cotton facial rounds that I’ve seen around Etsy and other places online. Why use a plain old circle to clean your face when you could use a fun, bright flower?!

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Pink and white flower headband: this will fit babies all the way to adults! The flower is made from lovely blend of organic cotton and organic alpaca fibers. The three strand headband is crocheted from super soft blend of organic cotton and organic wool.

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And finally, a cute little bow tie for dapper little gentlemen! This is not the actual tie that I will be giving away but it will look just like it, only in a lighter blue. I haven’t had time to finish it yet, but rest assured I will get in done in time for the winner to choose! 🙂

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Ok, so now that you know what you can win, here are the ways to enter! For each entry you will need to leave a separate comment telling me how you entered. The more ways you enter, the more chances you have to win! 🙂

1. “Like”Lemon Lane Designs on Facebook. (Please let me know what your Facebook name is so I can verify this entry!)
2. Add Lemon Lane Organics to your favorite shops on Etsy. (Please leave your Etsy username in the comments so I can verify your entry!)
3. Share about this giveaway on Facebook! (Again, I will need to know your Facebook name.)
4. Add one of the items from Lemon Lane Organics to your Etsy favorites. (Again, please let me know your username. You can come back and do this one again every day of the giveaway, by the way!)
5. Pin an item from Lemon Lane Organics to your public Pinterest boards. (Please leave either a link to your pin or your name on Pinterest so I can verify your entry.)
6. Follow the Just Down Lemon Lane blog, either by email or RSS feed. (Buttons in the right hand column ——–> )
7. Join my mailing list. (Don’t worry….I won’t fill you inbox with unwanted emails. I send out newsletters monthly, at most!)

Name that Toy!

It’s that time again…time to vote for your favorite furbaby photo on the PetsJubilee blog! Molly, Max and Maggie have politely asked me to campaign for them a bit. Their picture is in the post titled “Contestant #9.” All they need you to do is leave a short comment with your name! Please? 🙂

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I also need a little help naming my new cat toys. They are little fabric bundles filled with catnip. I thought about naming them ‘Catnip Birdies’ because they are shaped like the ‘birdie’ used in the game of badminton, but then that could be confusing to people looking for a bird-shaped cat toy. So, I could use some ideas for a cute or quirky name for these little toys. My kitties love ’em, so I can’t wait to share them with others…just need to figure out what to call them first! So, here’s the deal…

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Leave a comment in this post with your idea for naming the toys, along with your email or website where I can contact you. I will choose my favorite name idea, and the person with the winning name will receive a free pack of 4 catnip toys of their own! I will leave the contest open until midnight Sunday Sept. 27. (I have to have a name by the end of the month so that I can send some samples for the PetsJubilee October boxes!) Alright…comment away, and may the best name win!

Easter Giveaway!

I have always liked the month of April for some reason, probably because it is when Spring really begins to show her lovely colors and sweet scents after a long winter siesta. April usually also brings the wonderful celebration of Easter with all the joy of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead! So, in honor of all that is bright and new, I’m going to try my first ever blog giveaway! All you have to do is leave me a comment on this post before midnight April 12, 2009. You can comment about why you like April, what Easter means to you, what you think of my blog, or even give feedback on any (or all) of my online shops! On Monday, April 13, 2009, I will randomly choose one winner, who will receive his/her choice of one of my sweet little Mousie Markers pictured below!

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So, comment away, and one of these fun little bookmarks could be yours!

Have a Happy April Day!

(P.S.–Please only enter if you live in the United States or Canada. Thanks!)