New Look… Little Giveaway

New Look… Little Giveaway


NOTE: This give-away is now closed. Congrats to the 2 winners!

I can remember the excitement of back-to-school shopping. Even as a child, fall was my favorite season… the sites, the smells, and yes, even the start up of another school year. Fall clothes were my favorite. I loved corduroy and tights, sweaters and autumn prints. The world was experiencing an explosion of earthy colors, and I loved my clothes to reflect the change.

Today, I still love preparing for fall. And it always means changing COLORS. Recently, Michelle and I have been talking about giving Wee Folk Art a bit of a face lift. We wanted to maintain the “feel” of WFA, but wanted to bring in a little more color. Michelle got right on it. I love our phone calls when she’s designing… “Hey, Mom, check this out”. I’m always so impressed with her work and her attention to detail.

So, after a couple of weeks of planning and designing, here’s Wee Folk Art’s new “rainbow” look. Hope you like it… I LOVE it! And it couldn’t come at a better time… the start of Fall and the changing of colors. Over the next couple of weeks we will be doing some reorganization, and we will keep you updated on our changes and offer some highlights. In the meantime, we wanted to celebrate our new look, with a little giveaway.

Pixie’s birthday is September 17, and this year, I’m making her gifts with the same “rainbow” theme as Wee Folk Art. (More about THAT later.) Anyway… one of the things I’m making her is a set of 6 lavender scented, rainbow beanbags. (Yet to be made… waiting on the lavender.) We decided to make an extra set to giveaway. So, if you’d like a chance to win a set, simply leave a comment below. Share the giveaway with your friends through tweets, Facebook, or your blog, and get another chance to win for each posting. (Make a separate comment for each and leave a link.) The contest will run until Wednesday, September 1, at 9:00 pm, when a winner will be drawn at random. Good luck to all… and THANK YOU MICHELLE! I love the new look!

Kimara

99 Comments

  1. I am a big big fan of your blog. love your patterns, have made several of them for my grandkids. Would love to win something you made yourself. thanks.

    1. i would love to win your giveaway. and i too love the new look. blessings to you.

    2. would love to win your givaway. new look is great. blessings to you

  2. This is a great look! I miss the falls of new england! the rainbow bean bags sound great too!

  3. Great New Look! Thanks for the chance to win 😉

  4. Wow – I love the new rainbow look. It’s perfect for Wee Folk. My little boy took a gander at it as well and said it was very pretty.

  5. Change is in the air! I noticed the cicadas around here have all about run out of their raspy wing chats. 🙁 The seasons are changing whether we like it or not I guess. I so like your new header. It’s perfect!

    Happy Sunday friends!

    ~Hootie 🙂

  6. Fall is in the air here too and I.LOVE.IT!!! It’s re-energized me and I’m all into the fall colors.

  7. The rainbow look suits you perfectly! And it feels so nice and cozy, what’s not to love? I would also love a chance to win those beanbags. Rainbow is always fashionable in my house.

  8. I just love your whimsy of gnomes! Puts a smile on my face…

  9. I, too, love your new look! I always enjoy reading your blog and seeing what new things you’re making. I’d love to win your giveaway, but I don’t Tweet or have my own blog, so guess this is my one chance. Thanks!!

  10. Like the new look, and would love some rainbow fabric! : )

  11. I’m new to wee folk art but am loving it! Thanks for the homeschooling curriculum. Can’t wait to get started.

  12. I love your site so much! Thanks for the free patterns, I used a few of them for my projects.

  13. My daughter’s birthday is September 17th too! Thanks for the chance to win!

  14. I love your site. It inspires us so much! These beanbags would help us ease into the approaching winter. peace, carol

  15. I DO love your new website. Well done Michelle! I love your site. It is always so pleasant and I’ve made tons of your designs. My kiddos would love the beanbags, if I let them play with them. I’ll probably hold on to one so I can sniff lavender! Okay, now for a weird question. What are your pieces of fabric laying on? Is it a table top or piece of wallpaper. I love the design!

  16. Always an avid follower and admirer of your site ! The new look is simply fabulous! Please let luck be on our side with the draw, we NEED beanbags, and those fabrics look incredible!

  17. I love the new look of your site! The rainbow is such an uplifting design. My little one would love to play beanbags. I would love to win them!

  18. looks good to me! the kids would love the beanbags! 🙂

  19. I love your new design! I think it’s great that you and Michelle are so close to be able to share this wonderful website and all the projects together :o)

    I’d be happy to have one of your little crafts in my home!

    warmly,
    Angela

  20. can’t go wrong with rainbow gnomes!

  21. I love the new look! I have enjoyed your site so much — thank you for being so generous with your crafty ideas!

  22. I love your website and visit it often.
    So far, I have made the fabric lunch bag and the owl door stop. Both for my daughter-in-law, who absolutely loves them!
    You have so many creative ideas and I am looking forward to making some of them for my little grandson as he gets older (he’s only 5 months right now)
    Lavender is my favorite scent and I would love to be included in the drawing for the beanbags!
    Thanks and keep up the excellent work!

    Barbara

  23. A magic word to know new blogs and to have a chance to have something different!
    Have a good week!

  24. I make a post on my blog to this giveway! I hope a lot of persons come here to discovered this blog as I did.

  25. I would love to win your giveaway prize. My son Phoenix is in love with lavender and I make so many great things I see on your website with both of my kids. I also love to share all your ideas on facebook. thank you for taking the time to bless our lives with your creative and inspiring ideas.
    Much Love, Monica

  26. love the new look!! a lovely place to visit made even more appealing. thanks for the giveaway offerings! 😉

  27. … luscious little lavender pillows – i can almost smell them! fingers crossed for me.

  28. the new look is really cute, and I have to say the “you are here” tag cracks me up 🙂

  29. I can’t wait to see the tutorials for these beanbags! (is anyone else crafting for Christmas yet?!)

  30. How strange, I just blogged about lavender the other day 🙂 I would love to enter you giveway please 🙂 Thanks

  31. What a thoughtful offer… Lavender is one of my favourite scents! A great new design too…

  32. I love the new look of WFA! Kudos to michelle for the awesome design work. Will spread the word around! =)

  33. I just shared the awesome wee folk art giveaway on my facebook page. Yippee!

  34. Great new look and fabulous giveaway!

  35. Love the new look! Thanks for all your great ideas and inspiration!

  36. Love the new look and would love to win the giveaway!!!

  37. Happy Birthday to Pixie!! I hope we win! We LoOoOove lavender. Best wishes everyone!

  38. Thanks for the giveaway!

  39. I’d love to be entered. Thanks! Also I love your new look!

  40. Love it and the bean bags!

  41. I love the new look too! Thanks for always having such great information available to us. We spend a glorious couple of hours at the library the other day with your recommendations. Thank you!

  42. Ooo I love the new look as well, definitely count me in for the giveaway 🙂 my daughter would love a set of rainbow beanbags!

  43. I love the look! Additionally, Fall is my favorite season and I only wish it lasted a little longer. I love the sound of leaves crunching under my shoes, having to wear a sweater or sweatshirt, the beautiful colors our state has to offer, the smell of mulled cider, hot chocolate, spiced apples. Cannot wait for that first leaf to “FALL”.

  44. Great idea. I love lavender.
    count me in, please.

  45. Thanks so much for the chance to win 🙂 I love the new look!

  46. These are lovely fabrics and I’d certainly love to win!

  47. Love these fabrics-very “earthy” and “fall-ish”!

  48. That fabric is just gorgeous…I love autumn 😀 Off to see if I can do a linkie.

    i LOVE the new look too
    L x

  49. So lovely and I bet they will smell soooo good!

  50. “Amy  Allearth One of my favorite craft sites is having a giveaway!! Check it out…” Linked you on Facebook! Best of luck everyone. <3

  51. So excited to be entered into one of your giveaways! Your blog gives me so many fun ideas for my kids.

  52. So excited that I’ve found your site! Can’t wait to let the crafting begin!

  53. The new look is fantastic! I love the colors.

  54. Wow…….great new look for the Wee Folk! When your page opened up today I was so surprised. Had just been talking about the cord-warpped baskets we used to make 20 years ago and there it was! Thank you so much for bringing this back. And yup…..my Treasures (grandweefolk) would love beanbags
    🙂

    Chris

  55. Oh, I have a soon to be 7 year old and she would adore these for her upcoming birthday!

  56. I have fallen in love with Wee Folk Art site full stop. I have a small child care centre and we are really dealving into the inspirations of Steiner. I have been checking out your page every week (or often if I can). I love all your idea, your imagination and passion and now I have started ‘creating’ for all of our children. Well done and thankyou.

  57. Simply Put
    Simply Beauty Full

  58. I love the new look of your website. I have to try the woven basket…it is just too adorable. I have a granddaughter and daughter who would love one of them. 🙂

    Thanks for sharing your talents with the rest of us. Lynn

  59. OOH! Those are fabulous felts, I would love to creat something with them!
    Thanks for the chance to get my hands on those awesome goodies!

  60. I found your site last year when I was trying to find something original for my daughter’s 2nd Birthday. I eventually, made flower fairies and gnomes based on the Wee Folk book. They were such a hit! This year I am making Wee Folk pirates and girls based on the Pinkalicious and Purplelicious books. Your site gave me the resources and the ideas for this years 3rd birthday.

    The tips and hints on how to cut the patterns have been invaluable during this time.

    Thank you Thank you.

  61. I love your site. I am preschool teacher and was totally inspired by your handmade toys! These bean bags are awesome!

  62. yes please…I’d love to be entered in your lovely rainbow beanbag giveaway!! Your blog looks fantastic and I love the rainbow theme!
    xo maureen

  63. I just found out about your blog from Faerie Dreams and Paper Wishes. I love working with the children in my neighborhood & give craft classes at my daughter’s school. Looking forward to visiting your site often.

  64. You know–I’ve been wanting to make a set of bean bags for my girls but the list of things to make is so long that it hasn’t gotten done yet… maybe I’ll win them instead? : ) Thanks for the giveaway!

  65. Oh, am I too late. Hope not as I’d love a chance to win!

  66. I just love your felt creations. These are great. I would love to win a set of rainbow beangags. Thank you.

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