Sunday, November 28, 2010

sponsor give away: Dirty Girl Clayworks!

Good morning, dear friends.  I'm so happy to announce a wonderful give-away by one of my new favorite artists: Faro of Dirty Girl Clayworks! She is generously offering one reader several of her handcrafted pieces:  a swallow knitting needle holder (or vase), and  two little sweet dippers: good for food or handy for buttons, thread, knitting markers, etc. They'd make a wonderful set, or divided up would make three beautiful gifts... however, I'd have a hard time parting with any of them if I was the lucky winner. Please leave a comment in this post before Tuesday at 9pm EST. I'll announce the random winner on Wednesday morning. Good luck!


Don't forget to check out her other wares when you're doing your holiday shopping. I know she has another dipper set in stock! Pin It

160 comments:

  1. Very cute things. I enjoyed seeing her scissor and bike platters, too.


    avennett AT verizon DOT net

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  2. So so sweet!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  3. I bought a tumbler from Dirty Girl for a friend for Christmas and when it came in I really wanted to keep it for myself! But I won't, of course. I'd love to win the tumbler for my own stocking, though...

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  4. Such charming motifs! The knitting needle holder would be such a lovely gift.

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  5. What a wonderful way to keep all of my knitting needles. Love the chicken and shovel. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  6. I have all my dpns stored in a glass pickle jar by my knitting chair, and while I feel that's very upcycle-y of me, that vase would be far more stylish. ;)

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  7. What a beautiful set and an amazing giveaway. I will definately be visiting her shop.

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  8. I love the items in her shop, especially the dandelion seed bowl. Beautiful!

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  9. Those are gorgeous!


    I definitely wouldn't be able to separate them.


    chelsealexander at hotmail

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  10. those are so much fun, i don't think i could part with them. thank you for the chance to win them.

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  11. i love the colors!

    pulchrabliss at hotmail dot com

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  12. I love her work! And what a great idea to use the vase for knitting needles!

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  13. The dandelion motif makes me want to make a wish!

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  14. wow so beautiful. thank you so much. hope. hope hope!

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  15. Her work is lovely and so unique!
    Would love to have any of her handmade creations!!
    Good luck to everyone!

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  16. Loooooove her stuff. They remind me of the blockprints my grandmother used to do. Thanks for showcasing them!

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  17. Would love to replace my mason jar needle holder with this beauty! Thank you for the chance!

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  18. Lovely stuff (and the bunny in the dish is super cute).

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  19. Thank you so much for this lovely chance to win! I've been enjoying checking out her work on-line and would LOVE love LOVE it! :)
    Susanna

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  20. Those are so sweet! You're right...how could anyone part with them!

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  21. I have all my grandmother's knitting needles and they would love to move into a more stylist container! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  22. her store is great! functional pottery at its best.
    my 7 year old would love a holder for her knitting needles...she is a knitting manic. Hope to win!

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  23. That is a generous giveaway and a lovely etsy shop Faro has! How wonderful to see another artist from British Columbia!!

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  24. lovely giveaway. Love the vase/knitting needle holder... I'm not a fan of yellow but my best friend is mad on all things yellow and would go crazy for it. Beautiful pottery.

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  25. Those are adorable! And they go perfectly with the style I have going in my craft room.

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  26. Dandelion fluff! On a wee saucer! *dies of love*

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  27. lovely, lovely! I've admired her work in the past and would love to own a piece! The dandelion puffs are particularly fetching.

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  28. Beautiful and very generous. She does gorgeous work!

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  29. The colors are fabulous. I like the art work.

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  30. Very cute! I love the needle holder/vase.

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  31. what a lovely giveaway! that yellow of the needle holder is perfect!

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  32. Beautiful set, I love the colors! Perfect for xmas gifts.

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  33. There is no way that i would be able to part with these to gift them, I would selfishly keep them all to myself

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  34. Love the vase with the neddles, I want one!!!
    Paola

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  35. I love these! When you first had these on your blog, I went and checked out more of them. I love it all! I would be thrilled to win!! Thanks!

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  36. Here work is beautiful! I love the dipped bowls! I think those silhouettes make such unique and simple, beautiful decorations.

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  37. I'm with the dandelion lovers...the dandelion dipper is the one I would want to win. Beautiful pieces. Alaska/pj

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  38. lovely!

    elsa.plourde (at) gmail.com

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  39. those dipped bowls are just so lovely!!!

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  40. I've always loved her creations!

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  41. what potter doesn't want more lovely pottery around? these are great! thanks for the giveaway
    marysather at gmail.com

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  42. What a beautiful vase. I love the brown and yellow together.

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  43. So lovely! My needle collection has definitely grown in need of a container of its own!

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  44. These are very sweet - I would love to win!

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  45. oh my, so lovely!!! i would love to have one of these...to have all three would be a dream!

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  46. Thank you for offering this give away! I love the needle holder!

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  47. Wonderful design and beautiful colors!
    Maria

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  48. Her pieces are truly lovely and original. Thanks for the give-away!

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  49. So glad Faro put me onto your beautiful goods and blog. So many beautiful, brilliant things. Will be keeping an eye on you!
    -Kim F.

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  50. What a fun way to store/display our knitting needles.
    nancy_mc@live.com

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  51. What a beautiful giveaway! Those are fantastic. I find myself drawn to birds this year! :D

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  52. Her pieces are beautiful - wonderful colours and designs. I went and bought myself a set of bowls after you wrote about her work a while back - a real treat!

    A wonderfully generous giveaway..!

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  53. oh WOW i love that vase! thanks for the giveaway!

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  54. Her items are simple and beautifully done. Thanks for the giveaway, Faro and Mayamade.

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  55. How generous!!! Thanks for the chance.

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  56. I LOVE handmade pottery. And even used to make it in college. Unfortunately, you can't exactly throw a pot in your home. :(

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  57. good heavens! i love barn swallows and i love dirty girl clayworks! i just bought a gorgeous mug with moths on it and can't wait for it to arrive. great giveaway! great pieces!

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  58. Love that bunny! Thank you for the giveaway.

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  59. The scissor platter is really cute, too!

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  60. So cute - I'd love to give them a home!

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  61. gorgeous work! i love all three offerings! thanks for the opportunity. :)

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  62. What beautiful and functional artwork. Thanks for the generous giveaway.

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  63. Really cute, would love to put them in my new craft room. Thanks!

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  64. I love these! Please enter me in your drawing. Thanks!

    :)Michelle

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  65. Those colors are so pretty! Love them!

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  66. I love the chicken and shovel platter!

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  67. I love her pieces. Gorgeous colors! amyagneta (at) gmail (dot) com

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  68. Such beautiful pieces. I really love the vase. I hope I win! :D

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  69. I just love the colours of Dirty Girl, so earthy and beautiful. The imagines on her wares make them extra great.

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  70. I LOVE these, particularly the little rabbit bowl and the vase/needles holder. Thanks for the chance to win a great prize! Love your blog! Anne, yourmainestamper

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  71. Quite beautiful, I'd love to have these in my home.

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  72. Beautiful Vase and Dippers! I have come across her wares on etsy before and I think they are just lovely!

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  73. I don't knit, but I could think of a thousand other things to keep in that vase! The little dishes are really sweet too!

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  74. Thanks for the chance to win

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  75. Faro of Dirty Girl pottery is an inspiring artist. Her work makes my heart happy. Whoever is the lucky recipient of her pieces will be the proud owner of of some true "works of heart".

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  76. I love the dandalion bowl! It makes me think of wishes that come true. Beautiful!

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  77. LOVE the knitting needle vase. I know right where I would put it!

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  78. sweet!! thanks for the chance to enter and win some beautiful handmade things!
    paz,
    Todd in Santa Fe

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  79. I've just discovered your blog when reading the SAW journal. This is my first time visiting and I am very impressed. Thank you for sharing! Have a wonderful day.

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  80. to have these lovely pieces would be wonderful!

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  81. so pretty! that rabbit has my name on it....i do love a good bunny!

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  82. oooohhh, ahhhh, love the colors AND the graphic images. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  83. Those are beautiful. I love containers and would have fun finding something to keep in these!

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  84. i just love.. perfect for a newbie knitter like me!

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  85. Oh my goodness- that bunny dipper is just too cute!
    What a fabulous giveaway!
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    ~Michelle
    www.falafelandthebee.com

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  86. Knitting has become my newest passion....my bamboo needles would love a new home....they now reside in a plastic bag....thanks for the offer

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  87. What a wonderful set. I too would have a hard time parting with it but can think of many wonderful things I can put in them year round.

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  88. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [29 Nov 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

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  89. Oh my gosh, these are so lovely! How sweet! Wonderful give away!

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  90. I agree, it will be too tough for me to break up the set!

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  91. These are so nice! I love the shop - especially anything with dandelions. Fingers crossed!

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  92. I'm loving the plant seed graphic also.

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  93. Yay! I love her gorgeous pottery and would be so stoked to have some for my very own (Yep...Don't think I could part with it). Thanks so much!!!

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  94. Love it all! Swallows are my favorite bird.

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  95. Ooh, I love everything about these pieces! The colours, the shapes, so beautiful and whimsical. Pick me please!

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  96. the vase is amazing and I have just the friend to give it to! (the dippers I would keep for me!)

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  97. Those are so beautiful! WHat a lovely and generous giveaway. I'd have to keep the vase, but the dippers would be wonderful gifts.

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  98. Oh, I simply love those pieces. Very beautiful!

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  99. I love them, so pick me... please... :}

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  100. They are so cute! I love nature-themed objects. And they resemble the traditional Portuguese fayence :)

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  101. oh i love her work - thank you for the chance to win!

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  102. I love them! And you know that I am a sucker for clay things, don't you? Even more now that I am learning about it...! THanks for sharing, Maya.

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  103. Really beautiful- and my kids are old enough now not to tip over the knitting needle holder!

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  104. Such a cute needle holder.....love it!

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  105. I have definitely been eyeing these pieces on your blog. Lovely!

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  106. Oh that knitting needle holder would really look lovely on my craft desk... what beautiful works of art!

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  107. vase or knitting needle holder...great idea
    bdhowell45@yahoo.com

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  108. oh, I just LOVE her work! So pretty and sweet, thanks for the chance. :)

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  109. Great stuff! I'm a pottery junky - love her whimsy.

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  110. I love the versatility of these lovely pieces.

    Mandy

    mandyparsns at yahoo dot com

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  111. I would love them! They are so unique!
    Angelina

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  112. I love her work! I've been eyeballing it for quite some time now and hinting left and right to my husband that I would adore one (or more) of her pieces for Christmas (or anytime, really) .

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  113. Such beautiful pieces. These are adorable; all of the pieces by this artist are lovely.

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  114. i would love love love a yarn bowl.

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  115. These are so lovely! Would be great to win them:)

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  116. Her pieces are so fabulous! I love the colors she uses!

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  117. aahh... I'll just dream about these...

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  118. Love them!! nothing like something that was made with someone's own two hands with love.

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  119. Oh what a great giveaway! It would be so funny if I won, Faro is a good friend of my BIL. Maybe I'd even wrap up one of the pieces for him for Christmas?!
    ~ joey ~

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  120. Oh, those would make lovely gifts! I'd have trouble giving them away, but I know someone who would really love that vase.

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  121. What a wonderful giveaway. These pieces are beautiful. Thank you!

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  122. Love them! Thanks for the chance.

    homemamaoftwo (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  123. Her items are absolutely beautiful in color and shape. Stunning.

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  124. I LOVE her work!!!!!!!!!!

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  125. Such great pieces! And the colors are perfectly balanced

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  126. Beautiful pieces--would love any one of them!

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  127. Ooh those are pretty! Love the colors and the design.

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  128. This is lovely! It would be a perfect gift for my sis in law--she loves yellow.

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  129. Faro's pieces are really beautiful, and I'd love to win the set to put it in my new sewing / guest room. Thankyou for the giveaway!

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  130. Oh how exciting!! I adore everything she makes...:)

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  131. So lovely to look at.......so beautiful.

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  132. Am I too late? I can't work out this time zone difference thing from the other side of the world! I love these pieces. I was rather taken by Faro's work when you posted about it a couple of weeks ago so I'd love to win these!

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