It seems we are not the only ones who love presents around here!! Fair Lady magazine has featured the lovely Presents in the Post this month, and they’ve featured alongside it, one of Handmade by Me’s favourite bestsellers, a set of Pretty Proteas napkins.
You might remember that I recently did a blogpost about a Handmade by Me and Presents in the Post surprise? We even ran a competition where one lucky lady won a surprise in the design of her choice. She was really delighted : ) and it all turned out to be a really great success…and now finally the surprise is revealed to all….
Napkins! The perfect gift to start your own collection of Handmade by Me products. Own them all in your favourite design or mix ‘n match for the ultimate printastic dining extravaganza. These designs were chosen by the lovely Raj of Presents in the Post and so far everyone was delighted with their surprise! We even got these little appreciation instagrams from two of our lovely subscribers…awwwww
And now you can get your hands on these designs anytime across a lovely selection of products straight from the Presents in the Post online shop. Shipping is free so get ordering : )
Firstly I would like to say a big thanks to everyone who ordered a handmade by me surprise with presents in the post! This is now closed and all orders will be making their way out to you : ) For anyone who missed out on this, check out presents in the post here, they have different designers featuring each month and I know for certain that there are some awesome one’s lined up!
And here are some closeups of the fly away birds cushion cover, also available in tea towels, napkins, tote bags, purses, aprons, lampshades and wallpaper.
And here is a closeup of the space rocket solar system wallpaper, also available in cushion covers and lampshades…don’t you think this design would make an awesome bedside lamp for a little boy’s room…
…Shafiqua Du Sart! Congratulations Shafiqua you have won the handmade by me and presents in the post‘s awesome giveaway of a “secret surprise” in the pink vintage squares design delivered to your door. Please make sure that either myself or the lovely Raj from presents in the post have your address. We hope you enjoy your lovely prize : ) Thanks so much to everyone who entered and helped make our competition such fun!
And because we have received such great feedback from you all we have decided to extend all orders for this month’s (well actually March’s) presents in the post surprise. yay! Here is the direct link to order your present today, or feel free to browse the presents in the post website to find out more information.
Please note that this Sunday the 7th April will be the FINAL day for any handmade by me/presents in the post orders.
And on a completely different note handmade by me will be at the lovely Treasury Market this Saturday 6th April! It is always on the first Saturday of every month and is in conjunction with the weekly Stellenbosch Slowmarket at the beautiful Oude Libertas venue outside Stellies. This is one of my favourite markets and it is ALWAYS a good day out so if you are in the area please pop by and say hi : )
It’s more like happy easter, but I like to say happy looooong weekend everyone : ) I don’t have any bunny or egg designs to whip out and amaze you all with, but I do have a big fancy feature filled with birds and flowers and trees and all things pretty in the latest issue of Condé Nast House & Garden! My Birdy Num Num design is the basis for this month’s colour palette breakdown which apparently “blends the barriers between pretty shimmer pastels and warm winter tones”.
Wishing you all a lovely long weekend! I am off to a wedding in the Karoo, hence all my excitement this morning, lets hope this forecasted rain doesn’t get as excited as I am!
Here is a closeup of the birdy num num in linen cotton…
And here is a closeup of the birdy num num in soft 100% cotton…
Please also don’t forget you only have 2 more days to enter our handmade by me and presents in the post awesome giveaway!!! Its so easy to enter and you can win a suprise gift in the print of your choice delivered to your door! Click on the link above or the image below and it will take you straight to the competition page. Good luck : )
Handmade by me and Presents in the Post are feeling super generous. We are giving away a surprise present (of the month) in the colour – tastic print of your choice. So if you have been oggling some handmade by me goodies of late here’s a chance to win your very own secret surprise gift delivered to your door : )
If you are thinking about signing up for a Presents In The Post surprise gift, you should do so right now. I can officially (and very secretly) say that handmade by me will be joining up with Presents In The Post in the upcoming few months. Now I can’t say when, and I can’t say what, but what I can say is that it will be gorgeous!!
For those of you who are unfamiliar with Presents In The Post…go here right now! With their beautiful illustrations, great selection of past presents and lovely photographic inspirations its pretty hard to resist.
“Presents in the post is a Surprise Present service and an online Shop. If you sign up, Raj will send you things by local makers in the post. Makers of things to hang on the wall, Makers of things to wear on your feet, Makers of things to DIY, Makers of things to take on a trip, Makers of things to keep up your pants, Makers of things to give to a friend. As soon as all the presents have been delivered and unwrapped, the shop will be open for perusal. A chance to explore more things made by the monthly maker.”
How it works.
Pay R250 for one surprise present made by a local designer or artist.
Tell us if the present is for a boy or a girl.
Customise your present by clicking on your favorite picture.
Decide if the present is for you or a friend. If its for a friend, write them a letter.
Wait for your present in the post.
Once Raj has delivered all the presents, check out the shop for more designs by the monthly maker.