Friday, October 23, 2009


Our THIRD Fabulous Friday Freebie is a
$30 Gift Certificate from Oh la la Baby.
Aah...the lost art of handwork and crochet!
When Evie was born, she had half a dozen new blankets. One monogrammed with her name. A quilt made by a lady at our church. A soft minky we received as a shower gift. All of these I repeatedly find discarded on the floor in the morning after I cover her up at night. It is a second-hand, yellow crochet blanket that someone handmade when Abi was born which has been passed down through Britain...
to Isabelle...
and now to Evie...
...she now will not leave home without.
Handmade with every loving stitch, Oh la la Baby is offering a generous gift certificate to apply toward a purchase at their lovely online boutique. In addition to a sweet selection of blankets, sweaters and even darling dresses, Oh la la Baby will also take custom orders to accommodate special requests for baby apparel.
With a lovely assortment of knits and merino wool choices, Oh la la Baby can transform a ball of yarn into baby's favorite fall shrug, beanie or scarf. Contact Oh la la Baby to set up a custom order. Shop between now and next Friday and save 10% off your purchase when you mention Fabulous Friday Freebies. Discount will be reflected after purchase.

We all have a special little one in our lives. Baby dearest. That cute toddler next door. Your niece on the other side of the US. Treat someone special to a handmade gift. You'll love watching those sweet chubby fingers poking through the holes of their favorite blankie as baby dozes off to never-never-land!
You can leave up to 4 separate comments to increase your chances of winning the $30 Gift Certificate from Oh la la Baby.
(does not have to be in the following order).
The game rules are as follows:

For 1 entry:
Tell me what you would select or have made if you won. Leave me a comment with your name and email address so I can contact you if you win.

For 2nd entry:
Leave a NEW comment telling me a favorite blanket story.

For 3rd entry:
Grab our Fabulous Friday Freebies OR Seventh Smith button for your blog. Leave me a NEW comment with your blog address.

For 4th entry:
Make a purchase from Oh la la Baby with your 10% discount and leave me a NEW comment letting me know who you shopped for.

The winner will be drawn by a third party and announced on Wednesday on this site. Good luck and happy shopping!

26 comments:

GroverFamily said...

my best friend is having her first baby in january , and i would have a blanket made for her

amalgrover(at)hotmail(dot)com

GroverFamily said...

i have many stories about blankets! it is a tradition in my family to give a nice, soft blanket with silky trim at the shower. my mom, all four sisters, and now my two boys have "special" blankies that we sleep with still! as we have gotten older we get new blankets, but keep the original blanket/blankets put up. its kind of cool to be able to get my baby blanket out and see what i would snuggle at night.

amalgrover(at)hotmail(dot)com

Brad and Hailey said...

I love the pink striped shirt and would love it for my daughter.

hailey lyn at aol dot com

Nicole Carr said...

I would get a blanket or the pink striped shirt. anic1222@yahoo.com

Nicole Carr said...

I love my handmade baby blanket and keep it put in the cedar chest. (I love the smell of that thing!) anic1222@yahoo.com

Christiann said...

Christiann Griffin: i like the stripe pink shirt for a shower gift
christiannmicah@gmail.com

Christiann said...

I have your button
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Christiann Griffin
christiannmicah@gmail.com

Christiann said...

I had a favorite blanket while growing up, but got rid of it once I went to college, both of my kids have favorite blankets and it just reminds me of the days I had with mine.
christiannmicah@gmail.com

Lissa said...

I would need a baby blanket for sure!

dwalker(AT)pga(DOT)com

Lissa said...

I used to watch a show/movie called "Baby Stories" everytime I went to my nanny's(grandma) house. In this movie there is a song about a baby and a blankie that I sing to my boys: "Don't wash my blankie, don't take it away. I want to drag it around while I play. To me it's okay, dirty and gray. Just don't wash my blankie today."

At our house we love ourselves a good blankie!

dwalker(AT)pga(DOT)com

Blake and Erica said...

OOO I love he wool baby shrugs
Erica
iamtheluckiest3@yahoo.com

Blake and Erica said...

I still have my baby blanket! It gave me so much comfort when I slept and when I got hurt!
Erica
iamtheluckiest3@yahoo.com

Blake and Erica said...

I have your button
Erica
iamtheluckiest3@yahoo.com
www.blake-erica.blogspot.com

Katie H said...

I'd probably get the Organic cotton baby blanket- Creamy rose for my new little niece!

katieharrison13@gmail.com

Katie H said...

We have an awesome quilt in our family that was made for my oldest brother, then passed down to my next brother, then me, then my sister. My great-grandmother made it - she died when I was 5 years old, so it's a great remembrance of her, and still a sturdy quilt today, despite all the abuse it's taken.

katieharrison13@gmail.com

cindy said...

The yellow stripped tank would be the cutest purchase for me if I were to win.

barrigacindy@yahoo.com

xoxo

cindy said...

My blanket story is of the first blanket I made. It all started with me wanting to knit a baby blanket for my cousin I thought it would be easy for me. Considering I was not setting out to make any sort of design. Well I was wrong. I used a big needle with tiny thread and then I was a bit to tight in the beginning and to lose at the end. So in the end the blanket was all misshapen and funny looking but I still gave it to her. I since have become better and have the needle to thread size down perfectly.

barrigacindy@yahoo.com

xoxo

The Lambert Family said...

Kim Lambert
klambert05@hotmail.com

Anne said...

I would select the Stripped pink shirt, 3 month size! adorable!!
anne molino at hotmail dot com

Anne said...

A blanket story... we once lost a blanket (that was tied on top) on the Freeway, I remember watching it go as a kid from the back of our station wagon! anne molino at hotmail dot com

Anne said...

I have your button
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The Nortys 3.5 said...

I would love to have some newborn hats made. We are expecting our little girl Dec. 29th.
bonniesbowtique@live.com

The Nortys 3.5 said...

Our little girl has a blanket that her grandma made that she had to sleep with for the first year and a half of her life. It's just REALLY warm, so this past summer, we slowly phased it out of the picture. Now that it's getting cold again, she uses it every once in a while.
Bonnie Norton
bonniesbowtique@live.com

Karen said...

of course a blanket is always a nice gift! Lots of cold babies in Ukraine :)
:) Karen
karensprings@gmail.com

Leilani said...

Leilani Villegas: I'd have something girly made for my itty biity daughter...

my4blessings said...

The striped shirt is so cute. The blue jacket would also be cute over a little sundress.

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