Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Link Party 18 and Surprize Giveaway!

First of all I want to say thank you for all of you who left such nice comments and emails about my little girl and about your experiences. Some of you lost your loved ones to cancer or other illnesses and have a special connection with donating hair... I was so touched reading your stories. Sometimes I am worried about this world we live in, but it gives mea hope when I hear other people's acts of kindness and thoughtfulness. Thank you for making my day! (and Rachel was really tickled by all the comments too.)

After I finished Four Shirts Four Ways last week, I started a new projects and I am really enjoying the process. It will be a while until I can share the pictures, but you will be the first ones to see them!

Before I start the link party, I have a surprize giveaway I have been planning... :)(grin)

   

Among the Four Shirt Four Ways, the most popular shirt was the purple one. I am giving away that shirt to a lucky winner! I promise, I only wore it an hour or so to take the pictures, it is in mint condition! The shirt size is XS (loose fitting).


Here are the rules for the giveaway:

1. Leave a comment on this post. (You will get one entry)

2. Become a follower of Tea Rose Home. (you will get a second entry)

3. Face book, tweet, blog (any of them is fine) about this giveaway. (You will get a third entry)

I will run the giveaway until the 7th and post the winner on Monday the 9th. Sound good?

Now, lets start the link party and here are the rules for the link party:

1. Please post something YOU made. It doesn't matter if it is crochet, quilt, clothing, anything would be fine. I want to see it! If you use someone's idea or patterns please give them the rightful credit.

2. Link to your specific post, that way it is easier for everybody to find and read it.

3. Please grab the "Tea Rose Home" grab button, and link back from your post. If you can mention the party in your post or place the button on your side bar, that would be great! I want more people to have a chance to come and show off their creation.





Let's party!

119 comments :

  1. I've been enjoying your tutorials & posts for a while. And I just had to post when I found out about the give-away. =)

    PS - I donated about 12 inches of my hair when I was in high school. I'm amazed by your daughter's maturity.

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  2. I loved your four shirts it was fun to see what you kept coming up with.

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  3. woohoo! I love this shirt. It's girly and the best part is that it's purple! :)

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  4. I've been following your blog for a while!
    I love the T-shirts and may have to try one myself!
    The gorgeous purple one would be perfect for my daughter who's going back to uni next month

    Gill

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  5. I love this shirt! You are so talanted.

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  6. Thanks for the giveaway! The tutorials of these four shirts were really wonderful...i'm hoping you'll make some more in future!

    mrunamistry at gmail dot com

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  7. I'm already a blog follower!

    mrunamistry at gmail dot com

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  8. I adore that shirt. Purple is such a good color for me. Please accept this as my first entry.

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  9. I am a follower. Please accept this as my second entry.

    http://sewingwithtrudy.blogspot.com/2010/08/photo-shoot-of-retro-skirt.html

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  10. enter me please! I love your shirts, so inspiring

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  11. Thanks for this giveaway! I am a big fan of your DIYs. :)

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  12. YAY A GIVEAWAY!!!!!

    and i am your follower!!!

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  13. All of the tops are beautiful. You always do a great job.

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  14. My daughter would look fabulous in that shirt. Beautiful.

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  15. LOVE the purple one!!! Thanks for the giveaway!!!

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  16. I love ALL of the shirts -- I'd love to win!

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  17. I am entering your giveaway!

    Allison Elizabeth♥

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  18. ...I already follow♥

    Allison Elizabeth

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  19. i follow tea rose home and i like it!

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  20. Can you believe I´ve been so busy with life I never read your post about your daughter´s hair donation? I was moved (as many were). When we bring little angels into this world they teach us things every day don´t they. Sometimes their teachings are moving. My son is like this, beautiful inside and out... giving and selfless. Wonderful gifts they are (that´s the little Yoda I have inside speaking). Big Hug and hello again! Clau
    By the way..I envy all the people that can enter your giveaway! Somtimes I wish I lived a little closer!
    Clau

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  21. I can't believe you're giving away the purple shirt! It looks like it took hours and hours! You are so talented.

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  22. The t-shirts 4 ways was so fun! I love the purple shirt as well. You make me want to get my craft on.

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  23. I loved this shirt!
    kate.george@hotmail.com

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  24. I like grey with ribbon. :))
    But i dont want it because im so far away.
    I've just come to say hello and loves.
    :))

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  25. First time commenter, long time follower on Google! LOVE you sewing ideas.

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  26. I love this shirt! Guess I'll be waiting until after the giveaway to try it myself :)

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  27. I *adore* all these shirt refashions, and I'm a sucker for purple! I would love to win this!!

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  28. Please count me in. I love all these but especially the purple. The fluttery little bits are so sweet. Thank you!

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  29. I love all the shirts you made and thought I would try to enter this giveaway because I am a size XS myself! I love your creations and drool over your tutorials but I am not much of a sewer. I hope one day I would be able to do some of your creations.

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  30. I also tweeted about this giveaway! http://twitter.com/OopseyDaisy917

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  31. I've been a follower for some time now... I loved watching your Four Shirts Four Ways and would love to win your purple top! :o)

    Thanks for hosting the link parties, too! So fun!

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  32. I love all of your creations and reading your blog!

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  33. LOVE the shirt! I really enjoy your blog and tutorials.

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  34. great job with these shirts! i love that you make it so easy to alter shirts so they look like the expensive ones from anthro and j crew.

    squirrelgonutz [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  35. i'm also a blog follower of trh!

    squirrelgonutz [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  36. I LOVE this shirt! I have to tell you YOU were what inspired me to make the shirt I linked up today, you'll have to check it out:)
    http://justsewsassy.com/2010/08/03/tuesday-tutorial-anthropologie-knock-off/

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  37. I love your ideas and creations and the fact that you let so many creative people link up to your blog!!

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  38. Love this! I have been watching the posts, trying to get myself to make one of these shirts. They are ALL beautiful!

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  39. Lovely shirt, and a blog full of beautiful ideas. Please enter me for this giveaway! :)

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  40. now a follower!! i love this shirt. it's be cute with my brown riding boots and a cardigan for fall.

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  41. THanks for the opportunity to win!

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  42. I also subscribe on my Google Reader

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  43. That's so nice to giveaway one of your gorgeous shirts! Thanks!

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  44. I loved your 4 shirts 4 ways. They were all soooo pretty!

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  45. How awesome! I loved watching you come up with new ideas. :)

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  46. My daughter just LOVES this shirt and I just LOVE your blog!

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  47. I absolutely love your website! I've been looking everyday for about a month now and I love everything!
    The tutorials you do are amazing!

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  48. i absolutely love these ruffle shirts and I have taken to cutting up my shirts with enormous success. Thanks so much for the very creative and awesome idea!

    ~Gabri

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  49. btw...I follow this blog every single day! you are awesome!

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  50. I love your blog and I have several of your tutorials on my to do list.
    Thanks for the giveaway!!

    xoxo
    E (circletranch4(at)gmail(dot)com

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  51. Beautiful shirt(s)! I would love to enter your giveaway :)

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  52. That purple shirt is adorable! I'm amazed that you made it! :) I would love to have a shirt like this!

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  53. I just found your blog two days ago and was inspired, so I made my daughter a ruffle dress. Then I saw your linking up, so i got to post it! Loving everything on your site!

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  54. I am now a follower! I found your site a few days ago and had to make my daughter a ruffle dress because you are so inspiring. love it all!

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  55. Love the shirts you made. I look forward to seeing each of your creations. Blessings...Sherry

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  56. I have you marked on my sidebar as a dailing favorite!

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  57. Love the shirt, and its in my favourite colour! Hope the giveaway can also include the UK :)

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  58. the purple was my favorite
    thanks for the giveaway!
    wigsla @ gmail.com

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  59. i've been a follower for a while and i love your blog its one of my favorites!
    wigsla @ gmail.com

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  60. This indeed is my top favorite as well. Your daughter is definitely very mature and brave to cut off all that hair. Thanks for the chance!

    Justine
    eplusjustinATyahoo.com

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  61. I am a follower

    Justine
    eplusjustinATyahoo.com

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  62. i've already made two of your shirts and get compliments on them all the time. i would love to have one already made.

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  63. I am a new follower! Seriously..that shirt would look great on me <3
    Julie

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  64. My second entry..and seriously...that purple shirt would look great on me <3
    (~~)
    julie

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  65. Your t-shirt are simply beautiful! Let's hope to win this giveaway!!
    I'm following you!
    Alessia

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  66. That shirt is so cute and just my size (*wink wink*)

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  67. This shirt is soooo cute. I loved it the first time you posted it! Very fun and girly. Would love to wear it!

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  68. wow.... i saw this on craft magazine! and it's sooooooo amazing! you're really creative!

    Thanks for the beautiful posts.

    -philene

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  69. Hello!
    I love the flowers on the purple shirt!! Is there a tutorial for it...I will find out!

    I just joined your Link Party as well. I am having fun too visiting all the links party. So many creative people.

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  70. I posted about the giveaway! :)

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  71. How sweet of you to give one of your creations away, I love all of the tshirts!

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  72. The giveaway shirt is in my favorite color. It must be fate. ;)

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  73. I already follow your blog as well!

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  74. I tweeted, too!

    http://twitter.com/chineseathena

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  75. What a lovely blog!!
    Your Four Shirts Four Ways posts are really cool! I loved the how to tuturials and the photos too;)
    I will visit again for sure!

    cyclona66(at) aol dot com

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  76. I am a blog follower

    cyclona66(at) aol dot com

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  77. i like your shirts but i don't need...thanks.just enjoying tutorials

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  78. Awesome Giveaway! I have wanted to try one of these t-shirt refashions forever!
    leah.sewspoiled@gmail.com

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  79. Ooh! Happened upon these shirt tutorials from Craft and I love them! I'll have to try them out once I learn how to use my sewing machine, haha. But for now, it'd be awesome to win that shirt... ;)

    (And, followed!)

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  80. Love this great shirt and would love a chance to win it.

    Ruth

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  81. yes! i loved the purple one most of all! beautiful!

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  82. Thank you for the chance to win! I'd love to win that shirt! Purple is my very favorite color and it's totally my style. My size too! :)

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  83. I'm a follower of your blog! Thanks for the chance!

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  84. Just found your site! Love it! and just became a follower! (That sounds kind of creepy..... :-) )

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  85. Your designs are amazing. I have done a couple and loved them! Thanks!!

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  86. what do the ruffles look like after laundering?

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  87. Oh, that was my favorite shirt too! How generous of you to offer to give it away. Please enter me!

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  88. I love this shirt! Thx for doing the giveaaway

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  89. I've also followed your blog for awhile now! :)

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  90. I just love your shirts! I definitely want to try making one. I just found your blog and am so inspired by your sewing.

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  91. If I won this I would freak out with excitement! Pick me!
    Lyn170@yahoo.com

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  92. Your shirts turned out so very, very cute! I would love to win that one! I have been thinking about trying my hand at making one too but haven't gotten it done yet.

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  93. You have such awesome ideas!
    carlyolsen@yahoo.com

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  94. I'm a follower :)
    carlyolsen@yahoo.com

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  95. I have loved your shirt tutorials, so thank you for giving away one of them!

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  96. I am also a follower of your blog! I hope I win, this is a fantastic giveaway!

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