Thursday, March 21, 2013

Giveaway win and bloglovin

I won a giveaway!
Lovely Barbara over at busy fingers, busy life had a giveaway on her blog a couple of weeks ago and today a package from her arrived at my front door:

It was so much fun to open up a gift wrapped with ribbon!
The prize was a lovely cotton scarf with the prettiest crochet detail on the border

Thank you so much Barbara for such a nice prize! It's prefect for the spring time when I love to use a light scarf.
Please, go visit Barbara over on her blog and say hi. She makes beautiful things :)
Today I've signed up to bloglovin'. I've added the gadget on the side of this blog underneath my followers button if you want to follow me there too.
I need to spend a bit of time there and get used to the layout of it and when I do I'll be adding the blogs I follow there too because when google reader disappears, I want to be ready! I don't want to miss out on any of my favourite blog updates.
And earlier this week I saw this picture on Facebook:
Girl crocheting - Pierre-Auguste Renoir
It's an 1875 painting by Renoir called 'Girl Crocheting'. I think I just discovered my favourite painting!


  1. I am really glad it came in perfect state on your doorstep! Have fun with it!

  2. Help, I've just added Bloglovin to my side bar but really haven't got the faintest what this is all about, I'm literally just following like a sheep.
    Are we going to be able to still post on blogspot?
    It's all a mystery to me. can you give me any pointers?

  3. Congrats on winning!!!Wish more winning will come!)

    Gfc will be closed this summer, so Its better following now only with bloglovin! Following you there!)

  4. Beautiful scarf! I am floowing you with Bloglovin now too though I am still using my google reader and probably will until the last day.

  5. Hey Elisabeth!
    You have such a beautiful blog! I love this scarf with the crochet edging, it is beautiful! I have done edgings on wash-cloths (you would call them face cloths) and also handkerchiefs but never on such a lovely cotton scarf! I will go to your friend Barbara and tell her I love it!
    I hope to be up to your level of crocheting one day...I have only been crocheting for about 40 years! It's true, and I am still not an expert! :-)

  6. Congrats on your win, Elisabeth :) Lucky you! What a beautiful scarf, and I love the crochet edging. Such lovely crochet work.

  7. Well done on the giveaway,the scarf is gorgeous. I agree about the painting, it's beautiful.
    M xxxx

  8. You've won a beautiful scarf, ideal for spring weather!

  9. Congratulations on the giveaway. I'm just getting used to Bloglovin myself. I'm still going down my list of blogs I read on my blog but then go over to Bloglovin and tick off the ones I have read, the ones I mark as 'like' is if there is any information I need to make a note of. Getting there. Chel x

  10. What a beautiful scarf, congratulations!

  11. Lucky you to win such a beautiful give away.Its so nice to be given something hand sewn.
    I defiantly agree with you, that is an amazing picture. I must look it up.......xx

  12. OOh beautiful scarf...and what a fanatstic painting!
    Off to visit Barbara...
    Ali x

  13. Love the scarf, such a great idea. And that painting is so lovely I am not familiar with it even though I love Renoir. Thanks for sharing it.

  14. Congrats on receiving this lovely gift! It feels awesome, I know :)
    That painting is lovely! well, I can't say though that the artists was concentrating on crochet much :)hehe . I might post this pic in my blog too!


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