Friday, July 10, 2009

Save The Piggies Giveaway

This is a very special giveaway. I was given this save the pigs pendant by patsdesign. This will be the main item given away for this giveaway. sooooo cute, I had a great time trying to create this little piggy.. It is on a 3/4 copper disc. I added a 16inch sterling silver box chain, if you want it longer please let me know. A great way to create a cute little animal with letter stamps. I can add anything you want to it! OINK by .

Here is what makes his giveaway so special.

Noahs Ark PBP Sanctuary in Port Richey Florida is having a really bad year. They have a lot of residents that are getting up there in years and are starting to have major health problems. wanted to help so on top of donating a pendant for the giveaway she desided she would donate $3.00 of every pig pendant sold to noahs ark pbp sanct. Is that awesome or what.

okay here are the giveaway rules:

First go to Pats designs shop and find something you like and post comment with link to the item on this giveaway comments section. Extra chances: If you purchase item let me know for extra chance to win item. Twitter and/or Plurk about this item. Follow this blog. or You can enter multiple comments about different items or post for more chances to win. Each comment gets you another chance to win.
I will pay to ship the items to you no charge.
How am I going to pick the winner you guys are going to love this. I am going to carve the numbers into apple and let the pigs pick the winners. we are going to try and get it on video for you to watch and also I am going to take pigtures. The piggers will be doing the drawing on July 25th
As always I will be giving away extra prizes. ;8)
P.S. if you have not figured it out already I give out extra free prizes.
please feel free to add your shop links to the comments section


The BHR crew is gearing up for a weekly throw down! That's right... we just love goodhearted competition and talking smack to each other.Each member of the crew will be picking a little something something to feature every Monday in the Face Off and we need you to vote for your favorite item!How does the crew pick? Each featured item is something that has caught a crew members' eye. With such a diverse crew and tastes that run a huge gambit, things are bound to be interesting....Why? Completely for fun and because any BHR host just loves to beat another host! Bragging rights, baby! It also helps us to achieve the BHR mission of exposing indie artisans to the world!The featured selection that gets the most votes will get hooked up with several plugs on the air, some linkage on the BHR page, and an invitation to call in and tell us a bit more about themselves and their craft!Of course the crew is counting on your votes too. Who will be the first to get their bragging rights? So you wanna see what pigatopia picks check it out and vote for my pick hehehe oink. ;8)

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Piggies looking for awesome homes

tell me these 2 piggers are not the cutest little pigers you have seen before. they are just some of the many pigs is trying to find homes for These two little ones are now about 12 weeks old and are ready for a loving "forever" home. To adopt them, contact Sue at 321-726-0916.6/18/2008 for more pigtures stories and ways to help please visit:

Tilt Creations Clearance sale make room for a new direction this summer.This roomy bag can hold more than your everyday basics. I made this bag before I began designing my own. It was based on the McCalls pattern 4936d, with changes for the flap and straps. The exterior is made from a sturdy outdoor canvas fabric with a vinyl flap. It closes with a zipper and the flap shuts with a magnetic snap. One stone pendant adorns the front flap. Inside the bag there is a back wall zippered pocket and one open pocket on the front wall. There is a swivel clasp on a tab inside to keep your keys handy. The lining is a thick poly cotton fabric with a little shine.Specs: 14"w x 7"h x 5" deep24" vinyl strap with metal O-ringsconical metal feetinterface used to give some shape and stabilityRecommended washing instructions: spot or dry clean. If wash, do by hand or cold water gentle cycle: iron will be needed due to interfacing. visit: for mroe awesome items


Larry Hamm over at Chelsea Lynn Designs on Artfire is a friend of many in the world of handmade, he is also the voice of The Crazy Train on Blockhead Radio. Larry has a fantastic wife Janet, and an 8 year old son Jacob who live with him in Lansing, NC deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Larry is a friend to everyone and just an all around swell guy. He is most definitely the "shirt off your back" kind of friend. Right now, all of Larry´s friends and Blockhead Radio are teaming up to help him out in a tough time.
Larry is a disabled diabetic who currently has lost his health insurance. His medication alone monthly is over $2,000. Larry is not receiving disability, he has not been approved yet. His wife is the only source of income and she doesn´t make enough to cover his medications. Larry´s doctors have given him an outlook of only 18 months to live if he doesn´t receive a $17,000 gastric bypass surgery as soon as possible. Larry and his family need all the help from their family and friends they can get! Jacob and Janet need Larry to hang around here with them as long as he possibly can! All of his friends surely want Larry to stick around too!
All of us at Blockhead Radio are gearing up for the biggest Radiothon you´ll ever be a part of! July 24th at 6pm until July 26th at 6pm, Blockhead Rod will be live on the radio for 48 hours straight raising money for our friend Larry. A silent auction of donated handmade goods will also be going up on the home page of Blockhead Radio with 100% of the proceeds going to Larry.
If you would like to be a part of this wonderful event, please email DeDe Sorensen at: Please donate any handmade items you can for the silent auction have your emails in with your donations by July 22nd. If you would like to donate cash for Larry’s prescriptions and surgery please visit Blockhead Radio July 24th through July 26th. There will be plenty of ways to get your donations in.
Keep listening to Blockhead Radio for fantastic indie music, and how you can help Larry Hamm of Chelsea Lynn Designs.
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Fuzzy Baby Blanket by Love To Stamp

I just love this blanket. what an awesome shop. This blanket it so soft. It's got a fuzzy side and a soft flannel side. Nice to snuggle up to. The size is 36inx27in.I have pre-washed to start the softness. for more of thsese awesome items please visit: