Monday, 25 January 2010

One World One Heart - Giveaway



I just heard about this event, which is masterminded by Lisa Swifka, from Jenna Louise at Quiltcrazygal and decided to join in. I thought it was a wonderful idea, and also, I've never done a giveaway yet, which is really shocking! This seemed a good way to begin, and hopefully make some new friends into the bargain.

So, I am giving away 2 books - Cloth Dolls by Brenda Brightmore, which I mistakenly bought 2 copies of! It's full of wonderful characters, more traditional in style, beautifully made and wonderfully explained, a really lovely book. There is also the Encyclopedia of Machine Embroidery by Val Holmes, which I bought to try and improve my relationship with my machine. Well, that didn't work! But that is no reflection on this brand new, never been used (apart from the initial flick through, with me making "ooh, that's really clever" and " how interesting" noises!) book which is chock full of machine embroidery related tips and good ideas. I'm back with my trusty embroidery needle in hand.

I would also like to seek a home for poor Mrs Heffalump and her little son Sunshine, who are so very bored - as they have been wrapped up and put in the cupboard since they were "born", and are desperate to find someone to love and look after them! Could that kind person be you? They would be so grateful.


To re-home the Heffalumps, and add these 2 books to your craft library, all you have to do is to leave a comment on this post. It's that easy ! Please be sure you have a working blog, or if not, then do leave your email address when you comment - so I can let you know if you are the lucky winner! The Ride completes on 14th February at Midnight GMT when the winner will be drawn.To find out more, or join in, please click on the logo on my sidebar. There are some amazingly talented and creative people taking part!

So do climb on the Magic Carpet, and enjoy the ride!

Thanks for dropping in, and good luck.

133 comments:

  1. Oh oh wonderful and so cute too!! Please add me to your list!! Pop by mine and add your name to my hat too!!
    Sarah @ Cottage Garden Studios #158

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  2. I LOVE these! My fingers and toes are crossed!

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  3. Great giveaway! Please enter my name! Pop over to my blog (#92 on the magic carpet) for a chance to win, too! :)

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  4. Adopting a couple of elephants seems like a BIG commitment, but I'm game if you choose me.

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  5. awesome giveaways! Please add my name to the list.
    havent got a blog - yet!

    mccaughan-ingle@paradise.net.nz

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  6. I'm game. I'll adopt your darling little elephants. I love the books too :)
    carolalhansen@comcast.net

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  7. Would love to win this assortment of book and animals.
    healingwoman at magic carpet ride number 33

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  8. those are so cute! really darling. please enter me

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  9. Happy OWOH day! Great giveaway. I don't have any books on either of those subjects, but I'd be interested in learning. Where are the Woozels to go with the Heffalumps? ;) I just hope they don't eat all my honey. They're cute!

    ~magick~
    Melissa
    359 owoh

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  10. A generous giveaway - please add my name to the list!

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  11. Great giveaway! Thanks so much for having this- please add my name to the hat. And make sure you pop over to my blog for a chance to win some prizes, too! #318 on the magic carpet... :)

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  12. I {heart} Heffalumps. Just say'n. These are so wonderful! thanks for a great giveaway!

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  13. hello there! mrs heffalump and sunshine would be VERY happy in my house lol - please enter me into the giveaway
    feel free to fly on over to my blog here and i hope you enjoy your magic carpet ride :)

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  14. Oh how cute.... my son adores elephants and collects only the special ones.

    Please include me in your drawing. Thank you for this opportunity to join in on the fun.

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  15. How I would love to win the embroidery book, thanks for a great giveaway, I too am hosting my first ever giveaway

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  16. yes please sign me up i will visit your blog again

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  17. What a wonderful blog, I am so glad that you found me, which in turn has aloud me to find you.

    How amazing is this event, our paths may never have crossed if it hadn't been for OWOH.

    I love to be added to your great giveaway.

    Julie

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  18. What a great giveaway! My personal heffalump lover would die to give your duo a home, waiting with baited breath to see if we become their new home. Thank you for the chance to win. - Krystal (Kryssi01@msn.com)

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  19. loving those heffalumps

    Please enter me in the draw and don’t forget to enter mine.

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  20. Great giveaway - I have the Brenda Brightmore book and learnt heaps from it. The elephants are so cute too. Please add my name to your list. Autumn is coming here, the maples are starting to change. The weather is still bizarre. Hot one day cold the next. My garden doesn't know what is going on.

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  21. Jules, thanks for sharing so many goodies with those of us out in Blog-ville. Love those cute critters. Thanks so much. Tina

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  22. Ohhhh I am in LOVE with the elephants!! I am!! oh these are SO cute!! I would so want one!!! thank you for this amazing giveaway, count me in! xo Mendy

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  23. What a fun post. Love how you admit you bought two of something. Seems we all do that at times.

    I'm # 79 on the magic carpet journey.

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  24. Thank you for a chance to win such a great offering!!
    OWOH #473

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  25. Greetings from Moldova!
    Gorgeous giveaway!!!!I'd love to have one of your boks!
    Thanks!
    OWOH #138
    http://miawoo.blogspot.com/
    fancyscrap[at]gmail.com

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  26. So cute! My sister makes these too so I would love to add to my collection! Please visit me too, I'm 542 on the magic carpet

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  27. I am so happy you joined in the fun:) Yeah...I hope I win:) Thanks for following my blog it is so great to have such good friends to craft with:)

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  28. Your little guys are so cute. Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting on my whippet. Anyone who loves him is an instant friend as he truly is the center of my world!!!

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  29. Very neat prizes. Those two elephants are way cute.

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  30. The heffalumps are so sweet! Please toss my name in :) Blessings, Theresa #421

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  31. awsomely cute heffalumps! please include me and do come and see my giveaway at #75 too!
    Britt

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  32. Love your blog and giveaway!
    I lovingly will give your gifts a new home as a quilter and threadlover.
    Fly to my OWOH blog (#7) at Loose Ends and take a chance on winnning my giveaway too!

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  33. 'One World One Heart' is so much fun... visiting new blogs, meeting creative people, making friends,...

    Oooh... your heffalumps are so unique and so cute! Someone, somewhere is going to be very happy with your lovely giveaway...I can only dream it's me! :)

    Greetings from Belgium,
    Saskia :)

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  34. So cute!!

    I'm so glad that you are a part of One World One Heart this year! Please do enter my name in your giveaway and please do stop by my post as well, if you have not already had the chance.
    www.thelightifind.blogspot.com

    Blessings!

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  35. Oh, I have a small herd they could join, should they find their way here! Heffalumps all, no elephants to be seen, with big stompy feet...Glad you joined the Ride!
    carapacenator(at)gmail.com
    www.caramakes.blogspot.com
    OWOH Ticket Holder #21

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  36. Thanks for stopping by! Your hefalumps are so cute. Please inter me. By the way, I like the early orange tipped butterfly.

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  37. Great giveaway! Please add me to your drawing!

    *smiles*

    Sue
    #162 on the OWOH list

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  38. As I sit here eating peanuts in the shell,
    And wishing for some company,( I know I am so swell),
    Maybe your little heffalumps would be so very kind,
    To come and visit, with the books...please keep me in mind!

    pumpkinlady430@yahoo.com

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  39. Love the heffalumps. They would find many elephant friends at my house. Don't have an embroidery machine but might someday.

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  40. oooh books! wonderful, i adore finding new craft books - please do count me in :) #822 - isn't this fun!

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  41. I love these books and they cute characters! Please enter my name and visit me soon, too! ♥ http://lavenderdreamstoo.blogspot.com/

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  42. what a great giveaway. thanks so much for the opportunity to enter the drawing. so delighted to meet you through this event. I hope you'll stop by my blog as well.

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  43. Hello, pleased to meet you. Your ooks look delightful. There is always so much to learn :)

    http://itsonlyribbon.blogspot.com/

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  44. Lovely,lovely! I would love to be entered to win your wonderful gift!

    http://wondrousstrangedesigns.blogspot.com/

    Please stop by and enter my give away as well! I'm number 290

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  45. Sweet as pie! Please count me in.....come over for a visit too if you get a chance :)

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  46. Wonderful giveaway! Thank you so much for the chance! (I'm #811). HBKHotie1@msn.com

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  47. I think that I have both of these books on my amazon wish list! And those heffalumps are adorable!Please enter my name into your draw -- thank you!!

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  48. How Wonderful!

    Please count me in!

    Hugs,

    Gina Luna

    http://inginasworld.blogspot.com/

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  49. The Cloth Dolls book looks wonderful - no wonder you bought 2 by mistake.
    I would be very happy to give a home to the sweet Heffalumps!
    Thank you for hopping aboard this magic carpet ride. I hope you get a chance to visit my blog #258 on your journey.
    hugs from ON, Canada
    Heidi
    heidig@gmail.com

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  50. The cloth dolls book look great - as do your two little characters! Fabulous giveaways - thank you for the chance.

    Sherry from England UK
    #251 - hope you can visit me too

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  51. I would so love to win these books and adorable elephants!! Please add my name to your giveaway and if you haven't already, make sure you come over to enter mine, I'm #116! Thank you:-) xox

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  52. Love books and your little elphants are so cute!!! Please include me in your giveaway and come enter mine!

    (#185 A Vintage Cottage Home)

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  53. What a great give-away event! You make beautiful things!

    greetings from the Netherlands

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  54. what gorgeous birds on your blogheader.


    love the hevelumps and great books

    please count me in; my magic carpet number is # 397

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  55. Thanks for the chance to win. Your offering is lovely. Trianna from Victoria Canada. tricklestogether@hotmail.com
    http://triannastreasures.blogspot.com/

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  56. How cute, my home would be a great place for Mrs Heffalump and her little son Sunshine.

    Blessings from Maryland,
    Donna
    dwarrington1@gmail.com

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  57. What a fantastic giveaway, I'd love to win it! I’m also participating in One World One Heart. Please come by my blog and leave a comment to have a chance to win what I'm giving away.
    Cheryl
    http://cheryl-comfort.blogspot.com/

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  58. Nice to meet you and visit your blog! Love this giveaway! I am having so much fun looking at all the wonderful blogs. I don't have a blog, due to arthritis I cannot type much at all but I enjoy surfing the net. Thank you for a chance to win.

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  59. Hi Jules, what a lovely idea and post you have. I love the gorgeous cloth book dolls. I'd love to win. I absolutely love your gifts. Please take time to visit my blog, too, for a chance to win my book, 16 x MOM: A Mastery of Motherhood. I'm working on getting all the country flags. I promise to revisit your's too.

    #784
    http://blog.barbaracagle.com
    www.barbaracagle.com

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  60. Hi Jules! Ha ha, Mr Heffalump and Sunskine are so cute--I had a Heffalump when I was tween, name brings back many interesting memories. Wishing you much peace, M PS regifting is *good*.

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  61. Greetings from Salem ! Such fun traveling by magic carpet to visit new and old friends. lovely giveaway please enter me too! Susan pedolbailey@msn.com I invite you to visit my blog giveaway I have fresh baked brownies andcinnamon tea prepared for my visitors! seasonalwhimsies.blogspot.com

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  62. I'd be happy to give the heffalumps a new home. I promise to love them and the books -- WOW! Thank you!

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  63. Love the heffalumps! I'd love to win!
    Thanks for an enchanting stop on the magic carpet!
    Outrageous joy,
    Kathy over at Everyday Bliss
    #111 on the blog tour

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  64. *´*•.¸ ★*´* SUPERB! *´*•★ ¸.•*´*•

    Please count me in!

    XOXO

    ★Rich Witch★

    Please visit me for a Most Magical Prize at:

    http://rich-witch.blogspot.com/

    *´*•.¸ ★ ¸.•*´*★•*´*•.¸★¸.•*´*•

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  65. Thanks for stopping by Cobblestone Creations! ♥
    OWOH #535

    You might also enjoy my other giveaway:
    http://cobblestone-creations.blogspot.com/2010/01/cobblestone-creations-giveaway.html

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  66. Great books and heffalumps, please count me in.
    When you get some time, fly by on your magic carpet, I am #907.
    Thank you for participating in OWOH.
    It is so very very nice to meet you.

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  67. Lovely! Thanks for the chance.

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  68. Please count me in.

    http://busybeefree.blogspot.com/

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  69. such a lovely offering!
    drop by my blog #774!
    blessings,
    abigail

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  70. It's nice to meet you! Thank you for the chance to win one of your wonderful giveaways. Don't forget to stop by all 3 of my blogs and enter my giveaways too!
    Monica
    http://giddygreetings.com
    http://thezenlens.com
    http://ggcaa.com
    giddygreetings at yahoo dot com

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  71. Hi Jules, great giveaways! Please count me in

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  72. G’day Jules
    Thanks for such great giveaways,
    Please count me in…
    And fly on over to my place… #747
    OOroo… Bethel

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  73. Dear Jules...Wow...it's gorgeous! Please count me in....and do pop in my home to see what I put on my magic carpet!*wink
    I am no.950

    Have a nice ride!

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  74. Heffalumps! <3 Fab count me in please! pop over to my blog and enter mine too when you get a moment :) i'm #328

    Katie
    ~x~

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  75. I’d love to be entered in your drawing. Stop by my blogs to be entered in mine.

    WW

    http://www.thefrogprincess-ww.blogspot.com/
    http://www.weinkswonders.blogspot.com/

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  76. Great giveaway! please count me in. Come to enter my giveaway if you have time! (#481) =D

    Let's continue the ride on the magic carpet!

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  77. Greetings from southern California, one world, one heart.
    Yasmin
    y.sabur@yahoo.com

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  78. I would love a chance to win a lovely item from you. Please include me in your drawing.
    jodaeodesign@gmail.com

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  79. Greetings from NW Arkansas! Please enter my name into your fantastic drawing and be sure to stop by my blog for a chance to win, too. #56 :)

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  80. awesome giveaways! Please enter me in your drawing and enter mine if you haven't.

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  81. What a great giveaway! I love those little Heffalumps! So sweet! Count me in! Hope you're enjoying your magic carpet ride so far!!

    http://kraftypanda.blogspot.com

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  82. azHello from Arizona, USA!

    Thank you for inviting me to stop by your blog and enter your giveaway.

    I would love for you to visit me at www.goodbadandgottahave.com (#903) and enter my giveaway (if you have already visited, THANK YOU!)

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  83. I would love to be in your wonderful drawing.

    Sandra

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  84. Hello Jules from Victoria, Australia
    I'd be delighted to give those goodies a new home.
    Please enter me into the draw.
    Thanks. Lynda.
    http://taylormadeinoztales.blogspot.com/

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  85. Beautiful blog and a stunning treasure!Too sweet!!My first year and I love visiting all the amazing blogs! I am flying on my magic carpet ,visiting from Connecticut. Thanks for the lovely giveaway I am blog #937
    Thanks
    matternu@gmail.com

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  86. This is such a cute giveaway and that book is so awesome. I hope that I win!
    Micki
    #123

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  87. Your giveaway is fabulous! I would love a chance to win. Please add my name to your drawing!

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  88. Great giveaways! Please count me in. Enjoy your magic carpet ride. #276

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  89. Wow, what a sweet giveaway!! Off to have another look at your fabby blog!
    You are very welcome to visit my Blog and enter my giveaway. #1041
    Jan x

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  90. Lovely giveaway! Please enter my name, thank you :)

    Please visit my blog at #711 on the magic carpet to win a designer Cath Kidston bag, handmade by me!

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  91. Hi dear!!! I like your idea! It’s very Awesome! I wish to ALL who will participate in this wondefull give-away, Big Good Luck! Yohooooo! ;)

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  92. I'd love the chance to enter your wonderful giveaway.
    :o)
    Piroska
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

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  93. FABULOUS OFFERINGS!! Please enter my name in your drawing :) What a FUN event...enjoy the ride!!

    Angie--Southeast, Texas #57
    www.angiehallhaviland.typepad.com

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  94. Hi Jules!

    The books are fantastic and those Heffalumps . . . adorable! Please count me in on your giveaway.

    I'm #818 Studio 64-Chicago on the magic carpet. If you haven’t already done so, please stop by for a chance at my giveaway too.

    Hope to see you there!

    ~Connie
    mrscmc7 at gmail dot com

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  95. Hello Jules! Love the books and would love these little critters too.
    I just bought an old farm house, what a project!
    With love from Tennessee USA #1035

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  96. I so love those little heffalumps! Please be sure to visit me at #833! I hope you are enjoying the carpet ride too. Rebecca
    ningmarie(at)aol.com

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  97. awwwwwwwwww please enter me in the drawing and pick me!

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  98. Greetings & Salutations,
    Enchanting OWOH Giveaways!
    Lovely Work & Blog.

    Heffalump & Sunshine would love my home...

    For a little Glitter & Magic fly by my blog
    #242 On The List @:
    http://todaysgold.com

    Cosmic Blessings´¨)
    ¸.•´¸.•*´¨) ¸.•*´¨)
    (¸.•´ (¸.•´Lyndy Ward

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  99. Your contribution to OWOH is so awesome!

    -Caitlin
    caitlin_thalken@yahoo.com

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  100. Hello Jules! The little elephants are sooooo adorable! I sure want to meet them! :)

    hristina from Manila, Philippines here!
    Nice to meet you!

    I hope you can also drop by #615!
    http://calej.blogspot.com

    Blessings!
    calejbitsvyk(at)gmail(dot)com

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  101. I would be more than pleased to win your great give away .
    Sheila

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  102. Hello from California! :)
    Enjoying your blog.....
    Lovely give away, thanks for including me.
    Tere Carns

    off on a magic carpet ride! * whoosh *
    #956 - Delightful Whimsy- emailwhimsy@yahoo.com
    http://favoritethings.typepad.com/delightful_whimsy/

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  103. great books - lovely giveaway! please enter me in your drawing!

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  104. How Generous of you ! I'd love to be entered ♥

    Missy ~ Winnipeg , Canada
    http://misfitmomma.blogspot.com/
    seksi_missy at hotmail dot com

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  105. Please enter me for the great OHOW giveaway! I would love to win!
    Thanks for letting me visit!
    Stop by to visit me sometime..... http://creativeinkansas.blogspot.com

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  106. Greetings from Virginia.
    Oh wow... what absolutely wonderful giveaway gifts! Great blog you have too! Please enter my name into your fabulous drawing for a chance to win.

    Also, I would love for you to stop by my blog to enter my giveaway - #548.
    Thanks,
    Jenn

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  107. Lovely prizes -- thanks a lot of the chance to win such goodies. :)

    If a glass bead necklace sounds good, you might want to visit my blog. It would be a pleasure to welcome you there. :)

    Greetings from Munich,
    Birgit
    swappinghowdies@yahoo.de
    # 849

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  108. Wonderful giveaway! Could use the books. Please enter my name. :0) I am also having a giveaway and would love for you to stop by and enter. #1025

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  109. HI loving dolls stuff too.
    http://www.deirdradoan.blogspot.com/ Please come see my doll giveaway

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  110. Love your blog header. I would love to adopt your heffalumps. Please add me to your drawing. I am #26 on the Magic Carpet Ride.

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  111. Do they eat cat food? That's all we have but we'll work on it! :0) Very sweet!
    Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
    OWOH necklace giveaway

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  112. How pretty. I would love to be entered into you drawing. So glad OWOH brought me to your blog. :-)

    Michelle
    mouse1996@gmail.com

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  113. Honest to Pete, the heffalumps are darling :)

    aunteegem@yahoo.com

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  114. Hi! Please add me to your list for the drawing! I love the heffalumps and would love to have the books also!

    Gina
    deastrega@yahoo.com

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  115. Would dearly love to win your wonderful giveaway. Please enter my name in your drawing.
    http://barbara-moorewhimsies.blogapot.com
    or: lmoore@flippinweb.com

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  116. So cute heffalumps!!!Pick me up please!
    cal_rubies at yahoo dot es
    Greetings from Spain!

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  117. I love these gifts, Jules! Thanks for counting me in! If you have a chance, stop by to see my blog and enter my giveaway. #94 on the Magic Carpet. There's still time!

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  118. Hoping to win. onelovelygurl05@msn.com

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  119. Hi Jules,
    I need you to email me because you have won on my blog: www.thefrogprincess-ww.blogspot.com
    Please email me by Feb 18th.

    Thanks

    WW

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  120. oh my last day, I am so excited to see if I win any of the wonderful prizes. Good luck on the drawings. visit www.alteredpaperarts.blogspot.com

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  121. How cute are they! I'd love to be included to win your giveaway. Do stop by mine when you get the chance.

    Aelyn
    OWOH #931

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  122. Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win.
    Warm regards from Scotland! :-)

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  123. I LOVE your giveaways! Please enter my name in your drawing. Thanks!

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  124. Too late to enter, just saw your wonderful gifts.
    Good luck everyone.

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  125. awww how adorable! I'm cutting it close, I hope I'm not too late!

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  126. Greetings from Manila, Philippines! Thanks for the giveaway ( :

    AJ

    A_C_E_ at hotmail dot com

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  127. Simply lovely! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Do visit me at #976 (http://singtatter-corner.blogspot.com), if you haven't, to win a personalised tatted nametag!

    munfoong5 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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