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April 2013 Giveaway - Simon from Wood Tattoos

19/04/2013 - Matt Chatterley


Fancy winning a fantastic personalised pyrography design made for you by Simon Easton, author of “Woodburning with Style” and “Learn to BURN”?

Wood Tattoos Frame Hello again folks - I'm back this month as Rosa has been a bit busy (I wonder why..?), which is also why we're slightly later than usual posting the giveaway. Howver, it's more than made up for by the fantastic prize on offer. I don't know about you, but we've finally started to feel like spring has actually sprung - with some sunshine and nicer weather!

But before you get too excited making your plans for the summer, remember - we always need more giveaway sponsors, so if you'd like to take part, please get in touch to put your name on the list!

This month's sponsor is the very talented Si from Wood Tattoos, who has recently been featured by us, both in a press release and a guest blog, because he's now the proud author of two published books on pyrography! As a bit of a frustrated author, I'm both jealous and encouraged by his story - which you can read on our blog, here.

The rules remain as ever: to enter, visit our sponsor's link(s) (at the end of the post) and post a comment here, telling us which of their makes you like the most. Entries are accepted at our discretion and the winner will be chosen at random. The giveaway will close at midnight (GMT) on Friday 26th April 2013.

It's over to Si now to tell you more about himself and the prize!

Wood Tattoos Frame “I've been making items using the art of pyrography under the banner of ‘Wood Tattoos' since 2007. As I built my business, increasing my online presence and attending more craft fairs, I was also fortunate enough to attract the attention of the team at Fox Chapel Publishing which has led to me writing two books on the art of pyrography.”

“My designs feature bold patterns, subtle texture and draw from a range of alternative sources of inspiration, which hopefully gives them a unique and identifiable ‘Wood Tattoos' feel. I enjoy taking on commissions for customers so that I can create something individually tailored to their own requirements. By working closely with people in this way, I can hopefully make something which cannot be purchased off the shop shelf and will be treasured for many years to come.”

Wood Tattoos Frame “Due to this, my giveaway prize will be a unique photo frame commission. I will contact the winner to discuss their requirements for a personalised 7x5 inch wooden frame. I'll make it for your own use, or for you to use as a gift for a loved one or special occasion. We'll agree the layout together before I burn it and send it to you. Take a look at some of the other photo frames to be found on my Facebook and Flickr pages to give you an idea of what we can achieve together!”

“If you would like to keep up to date with my newest designs, please don't forget to like my Facebook page or visit my Flickr photostream! And don't forget… if you aren't successful in the competition, I can always be contacted at info@woodtattoos.com if you want to discuss an order.”

Go against the grain, feel the burn and visit Wood Tattoos now!

Giveaway listed at: ThePrizeFinder - UK Competitions and Competitions Today.

Comments (44)

Gravatar for Sophie Peppercorn

What gorgeous photo frames!

Posted by Sophie Peppercorn on 19/04/2013 11:49:51

Gravatar for Liesl

"Bumbly Bee" Trinket Box

Posted by Liesl on 19/04/2013 12:31:58

Gravatar for Rebecca Morgan

Love them!

Posted by Rebecca Morgan on 19/04/2013 14:21:40

Gravatar for Judith (from Israel)

The "Celtic Knot" Photo Frame is my favorite.

Posted by Judith (from Israel) on 19/04/2013 16:58:34

Gravatar for Heather aka Niftyknits

My favourite is bees and trees

Posted by Heather aka Niftyknits on 19/04/2013 18:15:19

Gravatar for Linda Rumsey

I love the Wild Deer Trinket Box and the Celtic Knot Chopping Board.

Posted by Linda Rumsey on 19/04/2013 18:32:25

Gravatar for KATHY D

Lovely frames

Posted by KATHY D on 19/04/2013 20:02:03

Gravatar for deborah godbolt

lovely something a little bit different to everyone else

Posted by deborah godbolt on 19/04/2013 20:44:15

Gravatar for katrina adams

These are beautifully made. I love having things like this at home. My husband made me a box with a pyrography image on and he filled it with money he'd been saving all year so I could buy myself a special piece of jewellery at xmas.

Posted by katrina adams on 19/04/2013 22:10:51

Gravatar for Vicki G

My favourite is "Bumbly Bee" Trinket Box

Posted by Vicki G on 20/04/2013 09:32:21

Gravatar for Kathy Cakebread

the bees and trees are so cute

Posted by Kathy Cakebread on 21/04/2013 11:05:35

Gravatar for Naomi Buchan

I like Th English Rose Flower Press, the design is lovely.

Posted by Naomi Buchan on 22/04/2013 02:14:03

Gravatar for Laura Pritchard

I love the Wild Deer Trinket Box

Posted by Laura Pritchard on 22/04/2013 20:06:07

Gravatar for Rachel Garner

I love the photoframes and pots and vases sections, although my favourite item has to be the snowman coaster - its amazing

Posted by Rachel Garner on 23/04/2013 12:30:58

Gravatar for clair downham

garland glass top jewellery box

Posted by clair downham on 23/04/2013 12:36:31

Gravatar for mike leonard

love to win one !

Posted by mike leonard on 23/04/2013 21:45:36

Gravatar for MANDY DOHERTY

Love the Farmyard Stacking Boxes

Posted by MANDY DOHERTY on 23/04/2013 22:15:26

Gravatar for ruth davies

Lovely jubbly

Posted by ruth davies on 24/04/2013 09:37:34

Gravatar for Janine Phillips

Fab frames x

Posted by Janine Phillips on 24/04/2013 15:11:15

Gravatar for Gabrielle Svensson

My favourite item on the website is the Gothic Leopardprint Trinket Box

Posted by Gabrielle Svensson on 25/04/2013 08:58:09

Gravatar for Lauren

These are gorgeous!

Posted by Lauren on 25/04/2013 09:44:32

Gravatar for ZOE knowles fountain

WOW!!! These are fantastic!!! :-)

Posted by ZOE knowles fountain on 25/04/2013 09:45:58

Gravatar for Tracy Palmer

I love the bees and trees one xx

Posted by Tracy Palmer on 25/04/2013 09:59:07

Gravatar for Rachael Donovan

These are lovely so different to ones i ve seen before there Stunning

Posted by Rachael Donovan on 25/04/2013 11:49:10

Gravatar for ray Fletcher

I would love to win. Its my wife's birthday soon. (Does it make me sound too mean to buy her a present ;)

Posted by ray Fletcher on 25/04/2013 16:01:08

Gravatar for caroline kelly

I love the bumble bees!

Posted by caroline kelly on 25/04/2013 23:10:28

Gravatar for emma furniss

the celtic knot chopping board is lovely :)

Posted by emma furniss on 25/04/2013 23:33:27

Gravatar for lia burns

i love the milky way photo frame

Posted by lia burns on 26/04/2013 00:02:04

Gravatar for billy warren

i like the small wedding photo frame

Posted by billy warren on 26/04/2013 00:04:26

Gravatar for stephen curry

What a great idea! they look cool too :)

Posted by stephen curry on 26/04/2013 00:33:42

Gravatar for claire little

all the photo frames are adorable i love the personal touch

Posted by claire little on 26/04/2013 01:54:27

Gravatar for Sue Jackson

These are so pretty. :-)

Posted by Sue Jackson on 26/04/2013 08:29:25

Gravatar for donna large

love the photoframes

Posted by donna large on 26/04/2013 09:09:05

Gravatar for Sam R

i love the celtic knot chopping board, and the flower presses look great

Posted by Sam R on 26/04/2013 10:06:00

Gravatar for CAROLINE JONES

LOVELY PICTURE FRAMES

Posted by CAROLINE JONES on 26/04/2013 11:30:01

Gravatar for Chris Spiers

Love Si's work stunning and unique

Posted by Chris Spiers on 26/04/2013 15:37:33

Gravatar for Karen Scott

Gorgeous work...please enter me into the draw and have added you on fb to check out more :-) xx

Posted by Karen Scott on 26/04/2013 19:00:38

Gravatar for billy warren

love themm!!

Posted by billy warren on 26/04/2013 19:51:43

Gravatar for Ben Berger

Great frames! These would make a great present for my parents

Posted by Ben Berger on 26/04/2013 21:33:57

Gravatar for esther james

I love the "Wild Stag" Trinket Box

Posted by esther james on 26/04/2013 21:52:55

Gravatar for siobhan marie

lovely frames x

Posted by siobhan marie on 26/04/2013 22:39:38

Gravatar for Jo Glasspool

I love the Gothic Leopardprint Trinket Box, its lovely!

Posted by Jo Glasspool on 26/04/2013 22:56:08

Gravatar for Kay Hancock

I love the narrow bramble frame beautiful!

Posted by Kay Hancock on 29/04/2013 19:15:28

Gravatar for Rosa @ Handmade Crafts

Thanks everybody for having taken part on this month's giveaway and a very special 'Thank you' to our sponsor, Si from Wood Tattoos for his very generous prize. So that's it... A winner has been chosen... *Drumroll*... Congratulations Katrina Adams!! Si will be in touch soon to arrange your personalize frame with you.

If you have not been lucky this time, do not despair! There's another fantastic giveaway coming next month. And who knows? You may be the lucky winner next time ;)

Posted by Rosa @ Handmade Crafts on 29/04/2013 20:07:55

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