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Friday, May 29, 2009

[Editited] 3 years Anniversary - GIVEAWAY!!!

[Edited] I changed the deadline until 14, June (Sunday), 2009!
So you have more time to join in!!

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Hi again, I made the piece that I showed on the last post into a pinkeep!
It's been a while since the last time I made a pinkeep and found myself liking make pinkeeps so much!


By the way, this month of year, it's my 3 years cross stitch anniversary!
I've started cross stitch 3 years ago!
I'm so happy that I could find this wonderful hobby and many of wonderful friends!!

So I made a pinkeep for a Give Away!

I love French custom that somebody received Lilly of the valley will be happy, so I wanted to make something with the design of "Lilly of the valley" for this Give Away to bring a recipient happiness!!


Here are some close up photos of this pinkeep...





If you would like to join in this Give Away, it's simple, just leave a comment ON THIS POST ONLY for this Pinkeep, and please post about my Give Away on your blog.
I will draw the winner 14, June (Sunday) in Japanese time, so you have more than 1 week!

This Give Away is for everone who even doesn't leave comment regulary, first visitors, 日本の方, friends, not cross stitcher, everybody can join in!

Please feel free to leave your comment here!

ご応募は、この日の投稿にコメントを残してくださいね!



Take care and Enjoy!

Thank you for your visit!!




Design : Freebie ©
Les chroniques de Frimousse
Fabric : 36ct Wichelt (sand)
Thread : DMC




113 comments:

Natasha said...

Oh Yuko.... 1) I love Lily Of the Valley one of favortie flowers next to Lilacs 2) I would absolutley love to see your stitching in person. It always looks so beautiful.

Thank you so much
Natasha

Meghann said...

I love your blog! I also love Lily of the Valley! They grew nicely in the backyard of my childhood home! I would love to win something you stitched and finished :) I can't believe you've only been stitching for 3 years, I've been stitching for 10+ and my work is no where near as good as yours.

Evik said...

Yuko,
congratulations on your anniversary!
This pinkeep is very wonderful!!! I love it! :)

I want very much to participate your giveaway :)

Thank you
Evik, from Czech Republic ;)

Nihal said...

Konnichiwa Yukosan:)
What a fine and elegantly made piece of art from your hands. Who am I that not to join in your give away?
Yep, I would love, love, and love to receive it if you want to give a happiness:)

Thank you for this opportunity to join in this event. Crossed my fingers. Ja mata ne.

Manka said...

Congratulations Yuko! The pinkeep is gorgeous. I'd like to join in your giveaway.
Manka

Rowyn said...

Congratulations on 3 years of cross stitching, Yuko!

Please include me in your giveaway - it is a gorgeous pinkeep!

Harmien said...

That's such a sweet finish, Yuko! The coffee dyeing worked really well. Happy Stitchiversary!!

Márti said...

Congratulations Yuko!
Please include me in your giveaway - it is a wonderful pinkeep!
Thank you!!!

Nina said...

Beautiful finishing!!
Of course I'd like to be counted, so I'm gonna put it on my blog. ;)
I hope you will have so many stitchers for the drawing! :)
Hugs!

Csicsóné-Melinda said...

Congratulations Yuko!I'd like to join in your giveaway!
Thank you!

Nina said...

Oh, I forgot to say: Happy blogoversary!!! :)

Nina said...

* stitching anniversary * mot blogoversary sorry :D

Theresa said...

Congratulations~~~~~~ This pinkeep is absolutely beautiful!!!!! I would love to enter for the giveaway, and I'll post it on my blog right away!! Thank you very much for this opportunity!!!!

Ele said...

My dear Yuko,

congratulations to your blog anniverseray and thanks so lot for your hearty mail. ;-)

I like your blog and cross stitches and Lilly of the valley too!
Whish you my best with a
many hugs and kisses

Gabriele

Vaida said...

Happy anniversary, dear Yuko!

Ginny said...

Your pinkeep is lovely. Congratulations on your anniversary! Please enter me in your drawing.

Doris said...

Happy aniversary Yuko!!, and please , enter me in your drawing.

Ellen said...

Congrats on your 3 years of cross stitching. Love your pinkeep, it's beautifully stitched and finished. Love to have the chance to own it.

Thanks,

Mãe da Rita said...

Hello! Congratulations for 3 years of beautiful things! Please, sign me in, it will be a joy if I win something made by you, always a fabulous work... Hugs, have a nice week-end! MJ

Margaret said...

I would love to win something of your fabulous work! This is gorgeous! I just posted on my blog, but I'll do my best to remember to mention your giveaway the next time I post. :D

Meredith said...

Yuko, I love your blog and your stitching! I would love to be entered into this contest - I know just where I would display that beautiful pinkeep! Thank you! Meredith

Carol R said...

Congratulations on your blogoversary Yuko - I have read each and every one of your posts!

Please enter me into your draw and I will add a link on my next post

[[[Hugs]]] SMILe

Pumpkin said...

Happy Blogaversary Yuko!!!! What a lovely gift you have made :o)

Please don't enter my name as I already own one of your amazing pieces and I don't want to be too greedy ;o)

flom said...

joyeux anniversaire !!!!!!!
happy anniversary !!
lovely pinkeep
biz
flo

Heather said...

Happy Blogaversary.
I would love to be included

Michele said...

Congratulations on three years! The pinkeep is lovely!

Lisa said...

congratulations on 3yrs of blogging Yuko. I would have guessed that you have been stitching a lot longer, you're stitching is always so beautiful.
please enter me into your draw for the pinkeep, it is so lovely
thanks- enjoy your weekend

Berit said...

I'd like to enter!

This is a really lovely piece--I love the fabric you used for the back--really pulls together the earthy dye of the linen and the fresh colours of the lily!

Diana said...

Happy Bloganniversary! I have heard on many blogs what nice work you do and I would love to have something you've made. Please include me in your drawing.

diana.h@comcast.net

Patti said...

Yuko congratulations on your cross stitch anniversary. I would like to be entered into your lovely giveaway please and am posting a link to it as soon as I finish this. Lots of Love Patti xxx

roberta said...

Yuko, I realy love your works!
Congratulations for your anniversary!
Please incluse me in your giveaway, thanks!
Ciao
Roberta

Deb said...

Congratulations on your anniversary! The pinkeep is gorgeous and I'd love to entered into the giveaway!

Anonymous said...

I haven't got any blog, but I just want to congratulate you for your bloganniversary. I love surfing on your pages...
Sorry for my bad English.
Françoise

grace said...

Congratulations on your anniversary, I really enjoy visiting your blog. Time really flies when you cross-stitch!
Your pinkeep is lovely :D I'd love to be included in your giveaway.

Cole said...

Congratulations! Your finishing is beautiful, please enter my name :)

Carol said...

Yuko, I am a quiet follower of your blog. You do very lovely work and your blog is amazing. I wish I knew how to add the personal touch to mine. Congratulations on your stitching anniversary!

Margaret said...

Congratulations on your thrid anniversary. What a lovely pinkeep.

ivoryspring said...

Yuko,

Happy Anniversary! I have enjoyed your work. What an generous gesture on your part to give away the beautiful pin keep...

Adriana Ortiz said...

Happy Anniversary in this beautiful hobby Yuko !!
You are so creative and inspirational to me.Your works are beautiful.

I will love to have this pinkeep!!
Thank you.

Regards and take care,
Adriana (a mother of a three years old boy,too)

olia201 said...

Congratulations!!!!!! Please enter me in your drawing.

Christine said...

Its beautiful Yuko, please enterme for your draw

tammie said...

enter me enter me please its beautiful happy blogaversairy.. loveyour work you are an inspiriation too many people.

Teresa McNamara said...

As I've said before I love your blog and I love your photos. Happy blog anniversary and please include me in the give away

Solstitches said...

Congratulations Yuko. There is always something beautiful to see on your blog.
I'd love to enter the draw please.

Sally said...

I love seeing your stitching so much. You always finish things so beautifully. Please enter me into your drawing. Thank you:)

Szentpyr said...

I'm here, of course:)!
Congratulations dear Yuko!

Hugs,
Rita

Alf N Stitches said...

I love your blog! I've told you before how you inspire me!

Please enter me!

Happy x's!
Amy

enigma said...

congratulations, dear Yuko....and please enter me :)

pj said...

Yuko, Congratulations on your anniversary and so glad you found cross stitching. You are a wonderful stitcher and finisher. You are very creative and I love your blog. Keep it up! Enter me to win please. pam

eli said...

Congratulations on your anniversary!
This pinkeep is very beautiful!!! :-)
I want very much to participate your giveaway :)

Elina from Slovakia!

Anonymous said...

First time to try this... I would love to be a part of this your work is WONDERFUL!!!!
stitchinpeanut@insightbb.com

FayeRaye said...

I just love the pinkeep! You are truly inspiring and as a newbie, I am touched that you would want to give away such a beautiful piece! I will go straight to my blog next!

Thank you, Faye

Dora said...

Yuko,
Congratulations on 3 years! Your blog is wonderful and so is your amazing stitching finishes.
YOU bring us happiness!!
I'd love to entered in the giveaway
Thank you.

Lisa said...

3 years, and you make such beautiful things Yuko, you are very talented. Pls include me in your draw.
Thank you.
LISA V

Rachel said...

Yuko, what a gorgeous pinkeep! Please enter me in your drawing as I love all the beautiful designs you stitch!

Have a great day :)

Jaana said...

Just so lovely pinkeep! I'd love to entered in your giveaway
Jaana from Finland

Cari said...

I would love to be entered in your drawing - thank you. I would never have guessed you have only been stitching for 3 years - your work is beautiful.

Cari in Virginia

Cindy F. said...

Happy 3rd year Anniversary!!
Your pinkeep finish is beautiful and I'd also love the chance to win it! Thank you for this wonderful opportunity:)

Grazia said...

Yuko, participates gladly in your celebrations you compliment for your blog, if it suits you it gives to find me hi M.Grazia

Neili said...

Wonderful flowers!

Nancy said...

Hi Yuko! Your pinkeep is very beautiful! Please enter my name in your giveaway. Thank you!

Lillie said...

My favourite flower, do enter me for the draw Yuko and thank you.

Have a good week

Jeanie said...

Congrats on your 3rd year of cross stitching !
I've always admired your lovely stitching and finishes !
Please enter me for the draw too :) Thank you.

"pappi puikoissa" said...

Really beautiful is this, too. My link is here. Look at thesidebar!

Anonymous said...

Well don on your anniversary - and your stitching is always so beautiful!!
Lynda.

Lavinia said...

Happy 3rd anniversary!! Gourgeous pinkeep!!

Thankful~Threads said...

Wow--congratulations! Lily of the Valley brings back happy childhood memories. Thank you so much...Kathy

Kim said...

Please add me to your giveaway - Thank you!
kimberlybreid@hotmail.com

stitchenmylifeaway said...

Happy Anniversary Yuko, I check your blog often to perk myself up because it is such a pleasant blog to read.
Your lily of the valley pieces are lovely.
I would like to be added to your giveaway please.
Thank you for having the give away

Shay

Katie said...

Your lily-of-the-valley are so fragrant!

Polly said...

Thank you for this giveaway:) I never win but I like this game!

Agne said...

Yuko, happy blogoversary :) You have created such a wonderful little world and you make such nice things :)
Please, add me to your giveaway :)

Marsha said...

My most favorite flower and a most favorite blogger. I would love to be entered. TIA

jojo said...

Happy anniversary Yuko, please enter me in the prize draw your stitching is beautiful

Teca said...

Happy 3rd anniversary, Yuko !
your pinkeep is wonderful !

matilda said...

congratulazioni yuko, sono ancora in tempo per il tuo giveaway?
matilda

congratulations yuko, are I still in time for yours giveaway?
matilda

Natalija said...

Happy anniversary & thank you for the giveaway! Please include me in the drawing.

stitchsavesnine (at) yahoo (dot) com

Jucus said...

Happy blogoversary, Yuko! Please enter me for this wonderful gift, too!
Judit.Posch@gmail.com

Kim B said...

3 years! Wow!! Happy blogaversary! Count me in for the beautiful pinkeep!

reflections314 (at) gmail (dot) com

Anonymous said...

Happy blogaversary!!. As usual your stitching is wonderful. i also like Lily of the Valley.

Add me to the pinkeep giveaway please.

Mary in Tennessee

neonfrostjaxin@hotmail.com

Tricia said...

Happy Anniversary Yuko! Your accomplishments are always so beautiful - could you please include me in this giveaway as well? Thank you!

jennilynn said...

Yuko, your stitching is beautiful as always. Happy blogaversary. Please include me in your drawing.

Kathy said...

I love reading your blog. Your stitching is so pretty and professional. I cna't believe you have only been stitching for three years!! Please include me in your giveaway. I would be honored to receive your beautiful work.

Kathy
katkiley@aol.com

Lisa said...

Happy Anniversary! Your stitching is so beautiful and you make your blog fun to read. I would be grateful to add my name in this give-away and honored if I would win.
Thank you,
Lisa in CA/USA
lmdurst@yahoo.com

Liz Schaffner said...

Please enter me in your giveaway.
Since both pinkeeps are beautiful, I can't decide which one I would love to win. I would be happy with either one. :-)
Liz

Edna Melo said...

Olá Yuko!
Parabéns pelos 3 anos de aniversário do seu blog!
Tem muitos trabalhos lindos por aqui.
Gostei muito de visitá-la!

Marie-P said...

Yuko, It amazes me that you have only been stitching 3 years! Each piece that you stitch and finish is gorgeous. I would love to be in your drawing for this beautiful pinkeep.
Thanks!

Sherri said...

Congratulations on 3 years of stitching! I admire your work and am happy to enter a giveaway for the first time.

Яната said...

Hi, Yuko!
I know what it means-to be lost in time during stitching:) and finding new friends who can share your passion...what could be better? Needlework makes me happy as well.
happy stitching! and congrats on finding your true hobby!
regards, Tanya
cutie_goodies@yahoo(dot)com

Anonymous said...

Hello Yuko,
Your stitching is very beautiful, I am so glad that you get so much pleasure from your hobby, as all stitchers do! And Thank you for sharing your beautiful stitching with us! I have only recently found your blog, and I am so glad that I have, I love your little adventures with Sweetie!
Kind Regards,
Suzanne, Peacehaven, England
wizardofuz@tiscali.co.uk

anna s. said...

Please enter me in the drawing, Yuko, I've been admiring this piece for some days... Lilly of the valley is my birthday flower and with the peony, my favorite one. Your pinkeep is soooo very lovely... :)

angelasweby said...

Yuko,
Hi, I didn't realise i could enter for both giveaways :>)
Please add me to your list. I have some lily of the valley plants growing in my garden. They are so dainty and smell incredible :>)
Hugs, Angela

SGVChicago said...

Yuko
If you go to my blog, www.thepurplethread.blogspot.com, you will find a story about my grandmothers garden. She grew Lilies of the Valley in this garden and even if I do not win your pinkeep, it made me happy to see the flowers and have the memories again. Sharon

matilda said...

non so se ho ben capito, ma partecipo qui e anche di là..
matilda

Dolly said...

Dear Yuko,
I'd love to have any of your lovely needleworks!
Thank you ! Stay happy~

martine V. said...

thank you for this giveaway,your blog is very ice and this pinkeepk so more
amities de France Martine

linda said...

Hi Yuko
I just found your blog and love it! I think your work is very lovely.

Bianca said...

Yuko,
congratulations on your anniversary!
Thank you!

Bianca
animacreativa.splinder.com

Conny said...

Congratulations Yuko!
Your pinkeep is gorgeous. Please enter me in your drawing.

caerbannog said...

Congratulations on your bloggaversary, Yuko! I'm very glad that you have been sharing your stories about stitching, your handiwork is so lovely. Please add me to the drawing list. I would love to have either piece.
thanks!
Jennifer

Tedra said...

Hi Yuko, you are a beautiful stitcher! It's hard to believe you have only been stitching for a few years, your finishing is fabulous too! Please enter me to win this beautiful Lily of the Valley pinkeep!

Audronė said...

Happy blogaversary! Your gifts are so beautiful!

Becca said...

Your stitching is beautiful. I am so encouraged whenever I visit. Please enter me in your giveaway.

trillium said...

I love lilies-of-the-valley and hope to win this pinkeep. keep on stitching!

azul47mys said...

Felicidades YUKO
Feliz aniversario y por tan bellos trabajos, en especial el pinkeep
Saludos y un fuerte abrazo
Desde USA

ColoradoLass said...

Hello Yuko,

I really enjoy reading your blog and seeing the beautiful pictures that you take. I'm hoping that your Lilly's pinkeep will find it's way to my door. Please add me to your drawing.
Thanks,
Coloradolass

Mary said...

Lovely piece - Lily of the Valley is the flower for the month of May - my birth month! I'd love to win your beautiful piece!

I just started reading your blog - you work is lovely - so many nice finishing methods.

Congratulations on your very successful three years of stitching!

Irmeli said...

Happy blogaversary to you! Your giveaway is lovely! Please include me in your drawing.

Barbeeque4 said...

Another beautiful give-away - Happy Blogaversary!! Please enter me in the drawing.

edgar

lapai said...

Dear Yuko,
I think I left a comment under a wrong post, so here I'm now :) It's such a great piece I absolutely need it :)

Happy Blogaversary.

Yuuye said...

I'm entering this too. This is very pretty too.
Happy anniversary!

Becky K in OK said...

What a beautiful give a way. Please include me. bkirk1029@sbcglobal.net

Laura H in NC, USA said...

Dear Yuko,

I've just recently discovered your blog and I must say it is delightful! Your stitching and photos is just beautiful. Happy Blog Anniversary to you! Thanks for letting me enter your drawing. It would be a true delight to have such a special piece!