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    April 1st, 2009 Susan | Posted in Crafts, Events, Fabric, giveaway | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

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    There is a woman up north, in New Hampshire to be exact, who is about to pop.

    She’s tall and slender, so at this point, as she patiently awaits the arrival of child #3, she probably looks like a lollipop– long, thin legs and a very round belly on top.

    Her due date is not far off, which means the phone calls will start. If you’ve ever been pregnant and made it to your due date, you know what I’m talking about. When folks call up and say, “Did you have the baby yet?” or “How are you feeling?” Both my kids were late, so I got a lot of these phone calls. I had the urge to be sarcastic: “Yeah, I had the baby three weeks ago and just didn’t tell you” or “Hey, strap on a 30 pounds cat food and tell me how you feel.” But I was never that rude, even though I secretly wanted to be.

    So rather than call with inane questions, I decided to send her a box of birds. She loves these birds (as do I!). I sewed up all colors and patterns, stuck ‘em in a box and mailed them north. Hopefully a box of birds will bring a little sanctuary to the days of waiting for baby while chasing around two other little ones.

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    Who would you send a box of birds to?

    But wait…there’s more for me to give away! That’s right, it’s April 1, and I have some prizes to give away from the March Happy Birthday Giveaway!

    Thanks to all who left comments over the last month. I wish I could send all of you prizes! But the random number generator picked #2 and #12. The lucky winners are…

    Gina will be getting the adjustable horse hair bracelet and…

    Kristi will get the art journal.

    Congrats, ladies. Your prizes will be in the mail shortly!

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    Prizes!

    March 14th, 2009 Susan | Posted in Events, Fabric, giveaway, Horse Hair, Jewelry | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

    Fun prizes you can win!

    There is still time to enter the Birthday Giveaway! Just a leave a comment between now and March 31, 2009, and you’re automatically entered to win one of these Red-Tail Designs creations.

    My newest product: adjustable horse hair bracelet

    1. Adjustable Horse Hair Bracelet: Brown and white horse hair are braided together to create a swirled effect. Copper rings accent the bracelet and make it adjustable so it will fit any size wrist.

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    This horse hair bracelet is my newest product and I’m hoping to make some more of these this spring.

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    2. Galloping Horses Art Journal: Horses on the outside and pencils, paper and stickers on the inside. Take along art supplies where ever you go. My son and I were drawning while waiting at the DMV the other day.

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    The watercolor pencils, plus a paint brush, let you scribble away or add some water to create watercolor effects. The journal closes with a leather strap and magnetic clasp.

    prize1Good luck!

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