Giveaway winner...!

First let me start by saying thank you all for congratulating me on my blog anniversary. I loved reading the many suggestions and requests ...

First let me start by saying thank you all for congratulating me on my blog anniversary. I loved reading the many suggestions and requests on what you would like to see me make next. Just to clear up one thing, I wasn't short of inspiration, I was just very curious what you thought I should make.

What a surprise to find that 80 of you entered my prize draw! I've put all of your names on slips of paper, put them in a little hat, gave them a good stir and pulled out one name...

The winner is Ira of Merry Jingle.
Congratulations Ira! Your gift will be in the mail as soon as I have your address.




In her comment Ira wrote this:

'And to what I would like to see you do is some Chinoisserie furniture, lets say that a bamboo chair. This because I love the delicatecy of Chinoisserie furniture and there's hardly none in the market in miniature scale.

And if we go a little bigger, an orangerie filled with plants and mix and match vintage furniture. This is because your work is so suberb and I would love to see how you build the structure of the orangerie and the over all result.'


I love Ira's suggestions for making a (faux) bamboo chair and orangerie. Once I have finished my commissions, I will have a go at making these. In a later comment, Ira also suggested making a Venetian gondola...I think I'm sticking with the chair and orangerie Ira!

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19 comments

  1. Congratulations to Ira - there's one thing for sure, with so many mini projects under way she will certainly have a place for her prize!

    Thanks for conducting the giveaway Josje :) - and of course I'm jealous of Ira ;)

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  2. Congratulations Ira!! Josje, thanks for do this giveaway!!

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  3. Gracias por este sorteo, y felicitaciones a la ganadora.
    Un abrazo Carmen

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  4. I'll be nice and say congratulations to Merry Jingle as not to show how jealous I am of not winning!!!

    There is a huge gap in the market for Chinoiserie Furniture! And I am sure you will produce a perfect chair which we'll all admire and desire!

    Josje, I don't suppose that you are 'allowed' (unethical?) to show your commissions, are you?

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  5. Thank you Josje through here also :)

    Now I can without jealous say gongratulations to the winner :D

    Actually, this little chest will give some guidelines to my Lily dollhouse's interior, now I can start to acquire some stuff for one room :)

    Can't wait for the post to come,

    Ira :D

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  6. Oh and I forgot, I can't wait to see the chair and the orangerie, let's talk about the gondola later on ;)

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  7. Congrats Ira!
    Thank you Josje for the wonderful giveaway!

    mini hugs
    Anthoula ;-))

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  8. Ira, congratulations!
    Josje, I'm naturally very curious what you'll create.
    Greetings.

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  9. Congratulations to Ira.Thanks for your marvellous idea.I follow your blog ,waiting your news works. Hugs,Matilde.

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  10. Congratulations Ira!

    Josje, I look forward to seeing your next project what ever you choose to do. I have loved them all.

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  11. Congrats to Ira and bad luck for all us. But we are lucky enough to see what you create. Thank you for sharing your work Rosanna

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  12. Thanks for all being so 'nice' about not winning, haha!

    Ira, I'm off to the post office this afternoon!

    Lize, I can show my commissions, and I will once they are finished! There's not much I can show you now anyway. I've been doing a lot of research, some trials and prep work. I find this the most difficult stage as I want to get on with it, but have to get everything ready first, think and plan ahead. When I work for myself I always just dive in and sort of work with what I find. With a commission I can't do that :O

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  13. Ira, Congratulations with winning this very beautiful give away from Josje.

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  14. It looks like you are decorating a small William Morris house! If so, I'd love to feature it on my blog, William Morris Fan Club, when it's done...very cute.

    http://wmmorrisfanclub.blogspot.com/

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  15. Congratulations to Ira,with winning this fantastic giveaway!

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  16. Lucky Ira.....and a good suggestion.
    Looking forward to that bamboo chair!!

    Jeffry.

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  17. Congratulations Ira! Can't wait to see the lovely chair you will create Josje. I'm sure it will be perfect!

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