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blog giveaway prize ...

I've won another giveaway, and this time it has travelled all the way from Portugal, and was sent to me by Meri, a very talented lady, who blogs at Agulhas da Méri, a blog written in both English and Portuguese.

Along with the package came a lovely note written on bark effect paper.

The giveaway prize included a collection of four generous size pieces of cotton fabric, and one huge piece of linen, all made in Portugal ... and

Rakam, a beautiful magazine filled with lots of bright ideas along with patterns and templates. For now, I can only marvel at the photography and the skill of these crafters, but one day soon I hope to have more time to learn a craft or two myself. Until then these will be stashed neatly away in a large crafting box I am putting together.

Included with the giveaway were two gifts made especially for me by Meri, a beautiful doiley and a heart brooch with flowers.

Each little parcel being separately wrapped in tissue paper of different colours and pretty bows. Thanks so much Meri, I appreciate your friendship and loyalty.

Louise x



Wild Rose said...

What a pretty collection. I love the red striped fabric ~ what fun you will have finding uses for it all.

Marie x

Sal said...

Oooh Louise how gorgeous is that fabric!!
Hope you are keeping well;-)

funkymonkey said...

All of it looks beautiful. I've won some giveaways too and people's generosity is overwhelming and makes you realise just how many lovley,lovely people there are out there.


carolyn said...

What lovely things Meri is certainly talented.

daffy said...

You are most definitely having a winning streak! Put the lottery on girl! hehe
Lovely prizes, very thoughtful! You should learn portaguese now so you can read the magazine! x

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your win. Everything is beautiful. I hope you are having a lovely day ♥

Anonymous said...

What a gorgeous and generous giveaway, you are such a lucky girl :o) It makes me feel happy, because you are such a sweet person, I am sure you deserve it x

The Nostalgia Fairy said...

Hi Louise,
It's been a while but I am now back in blogland. Lucky girl to win such delightful things.
Sandi x

Cowboys and Custard said...

Hello Louise
I have been thinking about you and your garden this week.. I hope you are getting the chance to enjoy it as everything is growing so fast!!

What a lovely giveaway ... people are indeed so kind.


Rosezilla said...

I love the doily with the ribbon embroidery! I have a kit for ribbon embroidery but never attempted it.

Simone said...

Meri is truly talented. What wonderful surprises.

Anonymous said...

Hi Louise
Just popped over to wish you a happy weekend.
The weather forecast is not as good as it has been, but that gives us a good excuse to stay indoors baking and crafting

Lucy Bloom said...

Well done - what a lovely giveaway, I'd be itching to do something with those fabrics!
Lucy x