Welcome to the 5th Handmade Crafts Giveaway!
How time flies - this is the 5th giveaway we've run here on our blog since we started it in April - and long
may it continue. We've got a few more names on our list of sponsors, but if you're interested in offering a prize,
please do get in touch - we think these posts offer a good promotional opportunity and would love to keep them
Don't forget, you can now
Submit Craft Links to
our directory - we'd love to build the biggest and best collection of
UK Craft Links on the web!
You know the score if you want to enter, we're sure. Just read the post, visit Mary's website and then come back
and leave a comment telling us which of her pieces you like best (and why!). Entries will be accepted until the end
of Sunday 26th September 2010 and the winner will be announced early the following week.
Now we're going to turn you over to this months Crafter, "Mary d-w" from "Ohilikethat"!
Meet Mary. Be nice, she's nervous!
I'm Mary Dawson-Williams, affectionately known as Mary d-w!
I had been making jewellery bits and pieces at home and was asked to take some of them into work for
the girls to look at. One particular girl picked up several pieces and looking at each one said
"Oh, I like that!" at each one.... and
Ohilikethat was born!
I've always been "arty" and love crafting but jewellery became a passion for me about 5 years
ago and I couldn't believe how well received my jewellery was at craft fairs and fetes that
I went to. I was specialising in semi precious and Swarovski crystal pieces working with
sterling silver. I've even had one of my Swarovski crystal necklaces worn on tv by the
weather presenter Clare Nasir, which was a major thrill.
Ohilikethat's mantra is "hand-made jewellery, tiaras and pretty things!"
I took a break from jewellery making about 2 years ago, but can happily say that I have my
mojo back and am loving experimenting with new styles.
The piece I'm giving away is one of
these - it's a gorgeous slice of semi-precious agate that I've wire-wrapped and put with antiqued
silver chain. You'll see that the circle joining the pendant to the chain has the word "believe"
embossed on it, making it a lovely and unique gift.
Every piece of Ohilikethat jewellery comes carefully wrapped in tissue paper inside a fushcia pink
organza bag (and a wee choccie as an extra treat), so that receiving a piece of my jewellery is that
little bit extra special.
More about Ohilikethat?
Giveaway listed at: ThePrizeFinder - UK Competitions