Friday, January 28, 2011

Thank you

for joining in with my little giveaway.

It was lovely to discover a few new blogs and tempt several of you out in public and it was rather amusing to see that some of you thought winning the cover would be the perfect excuse to go buy an iPhone, I like your logic l
adies, makes perfect sense. A little like having to buy a new outfit to wear with the shoes.

So it was time to draw a name, I decided to take a little break from the mountain of household chores I was caught up in and do the draw while the light was still good for photographs.

I spent a long time looking for my beloved fountain pen and accused the small child, who is supposedly sick and therefore off school today, of having taken the said beloved fountain pen. I looked and looked and finally I found the pen, it was wedged between the pages of my diary, ahem.

But then I thought it might be much simpler and rather clever to use a random number generator. So I spent a long time looking at such things on line. But I was defeated and overwhelmed by such mathematical technology.

However all that time on the computer did give me the idea to copy and paste the entrants into a Word document, print and cut.

I think by now it will be no surprise, Dear Readers, to learn that
I spent a long time trying to do this. Thankfully the small, sick child eventually took pity and came to help.

And I didn't have any problems cutting up the paper, that part was really quite quick.

But I did spend rather a long time re-homing all the things that used to live in this bowl. You know, the balls of wool, odd screws, bits of Lego, scrunched up sweet wrappers and unidentifiable bits of something.

So finally, without further ado, the sick child assisted once more and drew a name.....

and the winner of the iPhone Cover is........
Jane, who blogs At Upper Pond

Blogger Jane said...

love, love, love. thanks for letting us play in your contest!

Congratulations Jane, please drop me an email with your address and this little cover will begin winging its rather frozen way towards you.

Thank you to all of you who commented, it was lovely to hear from you. And finally, there are, of course, more phone covers to be found in the Handmade at Poshyarns shop...


Anonymous kim said...

Yay! Congratulations, Jane! I love when people I "know" win. I hope that Tilly is feeling better soon. Happy Weekend!

Friday, January 28, 2011 4:21:00 pm  
Blogger Helen Philipps said...

Unfortunately I somehow missed your giveaway - but I did enjoy this post of how you chose the winner! I don't think I could do the random number generator thing either! Have a lovely weekend. Helen x

Friday, January 28, 2011 8:31:00 pm  
Blogger Jane said...

I couldn't figure out why so many people were visiting my blog today! Then I came here and discovered I was the winner! Thanks so much. I will send you my email. I can't wait!!

Saturday, January 29, 2011 3:49:00 am  
Blogger Jane said...

What a lovely giveaway, sadly i don't have an iphone. I've missed a couple of posts recently - I loved your Little Bo Peep costume and the hearts. jane x

Saturday, January 29, 2011 7:54:00 am  
Anonymous sarah said...

I so loved your iphone case I have just bought one from your Etsy site - looking forward to my treat arriving to keep my new iphone safe in my capacious handbag amidst all the detritus lingering there!

Saturday, January 29, 2011 7:12:00 pm  
Blogger raining sheep said...

Just popped in to catch up on posts and say hi. I was traveling for work and finally am starting to feel somewhat caught up this week. I am supposed to be doing homework but quite honestly prefer looking at that bunch of tulips in your breakfast post below :) Happy weekend my friend.

Saturday, January 29, 2011 8:21:00 pm  
Blogger Linda said...

Lovely for Jane to win!

Sunday, January 30, 2011 12:29:00 pm  
Blogger a friend to knit with said...

i LOVE that jane won!
yay, jane!

Monday, January 31, 2011 5:02:00 pm  
OpenID skybluepinkish said...

How lovely Jane, enjoy. I've put a cover on my wish list (Valentine, Wedding Anniversary and Mothering Sunday all coming up so I am quietly hopeful!)

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 11:10:00 am  
Blogger Bethany Hissong said...

:) You are so generous!

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 5:59:00 pm  
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