Thursday, November 4, 2010

Crafter Highlights and a $25 Boutique Gift Certificate Giveaway

Several weeks ago I was at a great baby shower for my niece. Wow, I can't believe all the amazing things that are available now that were not when I was having babies. Anyway, one of the gifts she opened contained the cutest handcrafted items and I knew we just had to recruit the person who made them. I was introduced to Diana Alm. She's been married for three years and has a darling one-year-old daughter who keeps her busy. She decided after receiving some cute baby items at her own shower that she wanted to start making them on her own and sharing them with others. She loves crafting. I love the bright, bold combinations she uses to make her changing kits and car seat covers unique.



I found out that she is related to the nicest gentleman, George Alm, who did our spring show and is doing this one also. He is Diana's grandfather-in-law and makes those fun pop can airplanes. I wish I had a picture for you. If I had a little boy I would definitely buy a bunch of those planes to hang from a bedroom ceiling. Maybe someday when we can turn one of kid's room into a den for my hubby, I'll hang some in there. They are so cool.

Charla and I have been working hard today to get her house ready for this year. We are so excited to see all the great things that our vendors will be bringing starting tomorrow.

Okay, I promised a new giveaway today. We are giving away a $25.00 gift certificate for the boutique. To enter all you need to do is comment. If you've been at our show before, please comment about what you like about it. If you've not been before, comment on what you hope to find. We need at least 20 comments for this to be a go - so pass the word around.

22 comments:

¨*:·.TIFF.·:*¨ said...

Tiffany Cameron
camerons555@msn.com
i've been before and LOVE the amazing deals they always have!

Cline Family said...

The boutique is the best ever!!! Of course I'm prejudiced...

Michemily said...

Oh that was so weird. I thought that you meant that the baby items were going to be the giveaway, and then suddenly, "Surprise! It's a gift certificate for the boutique!" Awesome. Do you think I might actually win some day?

Amy said...

I like how festive the boutique feels and smells.

Diana Alm said...

I am SUPER EXCITED to be crafting for the boutique this year! I am also SUPER EXCITED to attend and see all the diverse things there, including food =) I like that it will be diverse because that gives a feel something different than others.....=)

Marci said...

I can't wait for the boutique and these giveaways are making it so suspenseful! I am so excited to see everything and I would love to win a gift certificate!

MommyD said...

I've never been to your craft boutique, but I am very excited about it!!

Liz'n'Steven said...

I'm new to your shop and I look forward to exploring it! Thanks for the giveaway!

The Thomas Family said...

I can't wait to come this year. I missed last years and decided I will never miss another one again. Not just because I get to see you Lauri, but also because there is so many fun things to see and buy. (Do you get entered twice because of a long comment? Just a suggestion! :))

Abi Thomas said...

I love your boutiques! So many fun things in them!

Maudine Thomas said...

The boutique is surely amazing. I don't know how you can ever get it organized! So many fun things to see!

Christina Butterfield said...

I've never been to the boutique before, but I have heard so many great things about it! I'm really excited to come this year and check everything out :)

Holly said...

I love love all the cute things I can find at your boutique! :)

Kristin said...

I haven't been before, but I'm really looking forward to it. This change in the weather is making me anxious for the holidays!

Jenefer said...

Awesome blog! Excited to get the deals! mommy@reudter.org

Jenefer

Condie Family said...

I've never been but heard about this via Pearls and Peonies. I love what I've read so far! A chance to get things for me, things for my 1 year-old twin girls. Sounds great! Would love a to win :)

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Roxanne said...

I am so excited to come to your boutique! this will be my first time but you have some very unique gifts!!!

Sheri Wojtasek said...

I have never been to the boutique but I look forward to finding some great deals on Christmas gifts!

Dani said...

I'm so excited to come see all the fun things!!

Sica said...

I have been to this boutique every year for 20 years. It is always fantastic and I love the atmosphere and the aesthetically pleasing set-up these two ladies create! Pick me for the giveaway!

Eliza said...

Never been but I am excited to see all the different talents people have. So cool!