Friday, 25 December 2015

Happy Christmas giveaway

Hello everyone,  I didn´t hold a giveaway for my blogaversary last month, so in appreciation of those who take the time to visit and leave a comment I thought I would say  thank you by celebrating a surprise Xmas giveaway.
All the comments made on my blog posts during this month of  December and up until yesterday entered in the giveaway. And what am I giving away?  well the four little mug rugs with a red crochet edging seen on my last post.

I numbered the entries in their order of publication (so starting from the 8th Dec) and the winner, chosen by Mr. Random Number Generator is
.......... Number 9,  Carol from Stitching Dreams.  Congratulations Carol. I will be in touch with you requesting your mailing address.

I also promised to show in more detail my crochet tea candle holders which are very easy to make and I think make a nice decorative detail.

The pattern is of a snowflake and therefore I started making a couple in white but then added a couple more in red.  The tutorial can be found here in two parts and although it maybe isn´t in your own language, you can follow the lady easily as she makes the snowflake very slowly and clearly.

I ordered some battery tea candles from Ebay as we can´t get them here and of course they are much safer than normal candles.

My last photo says it all.  May you spend a very Merry and Blessed Christmas.


  1. A very merry Xmas for you and your family, Sheryl!
    And your crochet tea candle holders are more than beautifull.
    Greetings from Holland, 10eke

  2. Merry Christmas and a happy new year to you!AriadnefromGreece!

  3. Such a lovely setting... Well done

  4. Dear Sheryl,
    your teacandle holders are just lovely. Congratulations to Carol.

  5. How lovely to do a surpruse giveaway! I love the candle holders. I hope you are having a wonderful christmas

  6. Nice Christmas Surprise!!
    Hope you had a great on to the NEW YEAR!!

  7. Merry Christmas to you Sheryl. What a lovely idea for a giveaway. Well done to Carol!

  8. Congratulations to Carol :) What a joy for her!

    My dear friend, your crocheted candle holders are darling! You always make such pretty things. Hugs to you!

  9. Blessings and joy to you, dearest Sheryl! Oh, how pretty is your home and oh so Festivey...I love it! Your crocheted candle holders are especially charming!
    I do hope you had a lovely Christmas! And congratulations to sweet of you to host a giveaway!
    Much love and hugs to you!

  10. Congrats to Carol!! That's a great way of sharing the blog anniversary joy with your blogger friends.

  11. These tea candle holders are such a great idea. Thanks for giving the link.
    I hope you had a wonderful Christmas Day with your family. And I also hope that you have recovered from all the cooking and baking :))

  12. Beautiful! Congrats to Carol.

  13. WOW - congrats to Carol - lucky lady. What a generous give away.
    Happy New Year, Sheryl!!

  14. Happy New Year Sheryl S and thanks for visiting my blog

  15. A great idea doing a surprise giveaway, Sheryl. Congrats to Carol.
    Nice tutorial for the candleholders, and I love the ones you made, they are so pretty!
    Hope you had a super Christmas!
    Wishing you a Happy and Healthy 2016!
    Hugs! Barbara xx

  16. Happy late Christmas to you following you now

  17. Wish there would be more Christmas giveaway surprises in year 2018.
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