Friday, December 18, 2009

enhabiten giveaway


I am thoroughly enjoying blogging. I love reading your comments. And I figure since it's the giving time of year I'm wanting to do a giveaway! So the top picture is a detail of one of my crazy quilt pillows. This pillow is made from a quilt which was hand-stitched in 1924. The bottom of the pillow is made of eco-friendly hemp, hand tea-stained, and the filling is kapok. Love mother earth, dudes.
So, if you wanna win this pretty baby just leave a comment here and I will pick a winner on Christmas day.
On the enhabiten homefront, I'm working on a large custom order today and hoping to complete it so I can ship it off to a lovely customer and get on with buying a few presents for my offspring. Don't read this part, children, but Mommy hasn't gotten you any presents yet.
xoxo
Liane




70 comments:

Oh My Ampersand said...

You can imagine how I practically jumped for joy when I saw your tweet about this giveaway. I have been admiring your work for some time, and ever since I first saw those pillows I have swooned for them. I don't usually enter giveaways, but this one by far cannot be passed up and is the best ever. Thank you for the lovely reads!
Cheryl

mayaluna said...

I'm not a frequent commenter, but I haven't missed a post, yet! I'm really glad you're blogging and would loved to be entered in the give-away. This crazy quilt has been reinvented into so many lovely items; I'd be thrilled to have this pillow if I'm the lucky one.

LINDSAY said...

Love those cozy pillows! I have a quilt made in the 20's given to me by a childhood neighbor who has passed many years ago. She lived to be 97, died in the same house she was born in. She cooked on a woodburning stove her whole life, made her own butter, killed her own chickens, and gave us a weekly supply of fresh milk. Her name was Kate. I wonder who made the quilt you made the pillows from.


Thanks for the chance to enter your sweet giveaway. I really enjoy your blog and tweets.

TheFancyLamb said...

I would LOVE one of your pillows Liane! It would be one of the best Christmas gifts ever. :)
-Robin

abby try again said...

Oh my goodness, Liane. Those pillows are GORGEOUS!
I would love to win one, who wouldn't?
Either way, I've really enjoyed this space lately and esp. the post about the NYT article. Thanks for being such a rad lady. Happy Holidays!

Carlene said...

Please sign me up for this giveaway ~ !

p.s. Your blog is my new favorite (don't tell my other favorites, okay?). I'm very creatively inspired by your work and home, and you've made me remember how much I love scrounging for vintage fabrics, and that I shouldn't be neglecting the ones I already have scrounged.

xo

breadandroses2 said...

Liane, your blog is as terrific as your aesthetic. I've never entered a giveaway before so here goes. Absolutely lovely work!

Debra said...

What a sweet giveaway! Your crazy quilt pillows are so beautiful.I would really love to win one. :) I'm a new reader and I look forward to visiting here everyday and reading your posts and viewing your lovely and inspiring images. Good stuff! Merry Christmas!

katy elliott said...

You know I love those pillows. Amazing.

solsticehome said...

You have a lovely new blog..inspiring me to get back to my long lost blog..and you know I love you work..
good luck on the giveaway ....to me ;)

Inklore said...

lovely! count me in :)

Anna said...

thank you for the giveaway--these re beautiful!

jen said...

love your work!! absolutely beautiful.
www.simplyphoto.blogspot.com

redmenace said...

Your pillows are lovely. I'm so glad I found you.

Julissa said...

Those pillows are so nostalgic and would look so wonderful on my bed. I would love to win them.

Digital Misfit said...

Your blog is beautiful.
That pillow is a dream. I love crazy quilting. Wonderful use of upcycled and natural materials to make such a lovely pillow.

hugs & happy holidays
Heidi
heidig@gmail.com

The Black Spot Books said...

my first time entering a giveaway! I love love love what you make and would love love lover to have this particular pilla in my home...

greenemama said...

pick me! i would love a crazy pillow. i did a giveaway once and had like 25 comments. good luck on your bazillion.

Cameron said...

Wow, these are absolutely gorgeous... so unique! I am imaging how it would look on my couch.

Thanks for the opportunity! Beautiful work!

Candace Trew Camling said...

I would love to win! Pretty blog! I will retweet your giveaway too, so hopefully you will get more traffic.

Deanna said...

I love this pillow! I can't believe your giving it away. I would love it.
Merry Christmas!

Melissa said...

What a perfect giveaway! I can't wait for my pillow order to arrive, but am kinda kicking myself for not getting the 'crazy quilt' one as well. Maybe I could win it..?! Btw, love your blog :-)

TheCluelessCrafter said...

I usually don't comment on posts for giveaways, but the love and history you've stitched together is a lovely holiday image for me.

I just got a sewing machine from my hubby and, as you may gather from my blog, crafting is not my forte but something that I believe has real cultural, personal, and environmental worth.

PonderandStitch said...

Wow, Liane- that is a nice giveaway. I'm really glad you started a blog- I've enjoyed reading it so much. :)

suzanne l. vinson said...

oh, love these! happy to receive the introduction to your blog through twitter. happy holidays to you and yours. i'll wish right here and now & hope to receive this gift. how special.

peace.

susanna internicola said...

i love patchwork!! when i saw your site, it thrilled me!! your pillows look awesome! your work is well done!! keep up the good work!!

susanna
soozanna@hotmail.com

BloomsBloomsBlooms said...

i love the history of your work! even if you don't know the story- you know that it must have one! so lovely.

hoping i win :)

littlebyrd said...

Yes! I want to win this sooooo bad! I love your stuff and am really enjoying your blog so much. keep on with it on both fronts because it's all great ;)

jessicajane said...

So I saw a phot of this and went to your shop to go find it!! then i realized you had a blog too, so i came, and saw you are doing a giveaway! must be my lucky day. i LOVED your handmade portrait video, my favorite so far.

Lora said...

oh my! i'm excited! i just blogged about your shop this morning. :)(one of your items is in my top 5 etsy favorites)
i'd love to win this amazing pillow. i know just where to put it in my house - on my guest room bed. it would look amazing!
thanks for the chance to win.
lora

Angelique said...

I only discovered your blog a few days ago, and I feel a bit brash commenting for the first time on a giveaway post. But your pillows are so lovely! I would love to win one :)

RAENOVATE said...

happy holidays!

Emerson Merrick said...

Me me me me!!!!!!

Liz said...

Now the change to win that little lovely would get me up and out of bed Christmas morning like a five year old!

Please, please, Santa!!!

;-)
Liz
from Birds Nest Yarns

Nina said...

i found about your giveaway when someone of my followers retweeted your tweet about the giveaway... you are now on my list of favorite blogs, and I sure would love to win that pillow. Thanks!

Nicole Mather said...

I have been gazing at these pillows since you posted them. I love the detail and stitchwork put into these amazing quilts, and would be honored to have a piece of one gracing my house.
Love your Blog. Its sent me off to places I never knew existed and given me much inspiration.
Nicole

beamishgirl said...

I found you via the Etsy short interview films. Your work and style is wonderful! You are a true artist. : ) ~'tine

lisa. said...

Such a sweet and beautiful pillow creation!

Lorelei said...

Oh My Gosh. I just found your blog, by first finding your Etsy video feature on the Storque. And now I run across a giveaway!? I am immediately smitten with you and your work.

Persimmon and Pine said...

I'd LOVE LOVE LOVE to own one of your crazy quilted pillows (equally adore your cuffs!) I'm on vacation so I haven't been able to read your blog for a couple of days...boo....but I sure do enjoy checking in daily...keep it up! xoxo Mandy

infusionfibers said...

Oh! I would be stoked to win this pillow. Liane, Your blog happens to be one of my favorite places to visit on the net now. I am SO HAPPY you are blogging and it is SO COOL cool that you just so happen to blog more than once a day! You almost always manage to make me laugh. I love your honesty and quirkiness. I also love your design sense and have been more than once inspired by the things you find and share. So thanks Liane! xo abby

Simple Dreams said...

Hi Liane,
Just as you want want want want want want want want want want want want want want want those Camper Peu Cami boots, I want want want want want want want want want want want want want want want WANT one of those pillows.
Thanks for all the awesome posts,
Lisa

Fiona said...

Hi Liane... Thank you so much for giving someone the opportunity to win one of your lovely pillows. You and you wonderful Etsy shop have inspired me to do something I have always wanted to do... & that is to learn to sew and maybe one make a little vintage pillow of my own. I have collected vintage fabrics for many years but never had the courage to make them into something... You have given me that courage.... So thank you so very much.... Fiona :}

Brittany Noel said...

These crazy quilt pillows are gorgeous. Thanks so much for giving us the chance to have them!

Geek+Nerd said...

Hello there, I found your blog via Etsy. You make lovely things! I was born in New Hampshire as well, and I just moved to Boston after living in NH most of my life. Your video made me ache for home...I love NH something fierce! Anyways, nice to "meet" you, and look forward to keeping an eye on your lovely shop.

Sonia said...

Hi Liane :)
Not sure this giveaway is open to international readers, but I'll leave a little paw to say "hi" and say how much I enjoy your blog & your posts, even though I don't always comment on them.
Thank you for hosting this wonderful giveaway. All of your creations always make me drool :P
Have a great weekend ! oxox

Leslie said...

lovely, lovely, lovely!

gretchenmist said...

have had a crush on your work for ages now, but only recently discovered your blog! it's fun, i like it :)
the pillow is gorgeous ~ thanks for the giveaway.
love love the camper boots too btw.

counting dandelions said...

when our second enhabiten pillow arrived, my husband worriedly asked me if I was going to start collecting your pillows! great idea! don't you think? i reminded him that three similar things is the start of an official collection. he knows the next one is coming but he's not sure when! they are really lovely and are often admired by our guests. p.S. congrats on all the recent PR!

best, melissa

my Trampoline said...

oh i so wanted to be number fifty

well, really number one bazillion. but fifty is awesome too.

send that pretty thing my way, would ya!

Katherine said...

liane--
you were one of my first customers (athomewithhenry vintage) and i have truly appreciated your repeat business.
sometimes you meet (or in this case see online) someone and think, "wow--i **so** get that person, because their values/feelings/passions/ideas/whatever mirror my own." that is the way i felt when i saw your recent etsy video! i have really enjoyed watching your business grow, and so enjoyed seeing a bit more of the woman behind enhabiten.
congratulations on your continued success, and happy holidays!
big hugs,
kat

Clementine said...

Oh, wow, the pillow is pure loveliness. I'd be so so psyched to win it. What a great giveaway!

LMO said...

Love love love your etsy shop and blog- I can relate to the passion for things that are old or repurposed, and I have a real admiration for your dexterity with a sewing needle! Keep the posts coming, and I'm tossing my hat into the ring for a lovely quilted pillow- Merry Christmas!
Lauren

Susan said...

A treasure to find this wonderful Joanna piece here - ahhh, she's such magic! I just discovered your blog and am so very happy to be here ... it seems you are living a life that I always dreamed of so bravo! keep making this a lovelier place to be (the world, I mean) and sharing it with us! Happiest of holiday wishes to you & yours...

Eva said...

If it's open to international readers, please add me to the draw! This pillow is really special although I love my lavender one too so won't be too sad if I don't win :)

susan said...

oh yes, please! the pillows are so lovely... your blog is fun liane! i try and stop by each day.

Melissa de la Fuente said...

Oh my goodness! A Enhabiten giveaway! Yippee yahooie! Well, you know how I feel about your work hun, and what a lovely gesture for the holidays! YAY!

Bird said...

I, too, dislike christmas :-0

but I do love your work. thank you for sharing.

theblogbloglog said...

Pick me! Pick me! I love a good modern folk-style pillow!

L.C. said...

Liane,
I'm so thrilled to have found your shop and now your blog. It's like a transport to a calm and peaceful place, one I so often need in my chaotic life.
Thank you so much for helping me slow down and appreciate the true beauty in life.

~Leigh

mjb said...

I'd love one of those pillows! I admire your etsy success.

By Tomorrow. said...

!!!

yes, please.

Debbie said...

Crossing my fingers...!

Darla said...

Congrats on the large custom order! Your work is beautiful and I especially love where these materials come from! It's so nice to find people who are creating heirlooms out of heirlooms!
xo

Kelly said...

Simply beautiful. I'm crossing my fingers. ;)

Sleepy King said...

I would love to be entered in the giveaway! I have been a fan of yours for a very long time and I thoroughly enjoy reading your blog posts. You blog is comforting, funny, beautiful and your work is just fantastic.

Much love,
Savannah
fellow etsian:
www.sleepyking.etsy.com

Blueberry Shoes said...

how beautiful!!!!! this would be so stinkin amazing to win i cant believe it.

holliemaydunne@gmail.com

E.M. said...

comments make me nervous. sometimes i think i say lots of stupid things. but really, i don't need to say much other than - - -

pretty please?

avec une cerise dessus? peut etre?

monkeys always look said...

I really really really want this pillow because it is cool and I'm cool. So it belongs to me.

Joan said...

Well this is indeed a wonderful opportunity. I have recently returned to sewing after a 15 year lapse.I read your blog every day, and am constantly delighted by the re-use of vintage materials. I have just returned from visiting my 85-year-old mother across the other side of Canada. While there, I raided her sewing room and came away with some gorgeous 50-year old buttons from a dress I had in Holland as a child, as well as trim, ribbon and many other 'old' notions. I can hardly wait to use them on new creations. My Ukrainian grandmother (Baba) and I used to go and feel fabric textures for afternoon fun when I was in university. She called it 'feeling threads'. I have a couple of quilts and some crocheted lace she made. They are my dearest treasures. I would be honored to win one of your pillows.
Joan (middle of the Canadian prairies)