Valentine Giveaway for the Mommies! - The Magic Onions

Valentine Giveaway for the Mommies!

Have you noticed that I have a few new sponsors? You can see their gorgeous buttons to the right of this page. I can’t tell you how excited I am to have them on board… their Etsy shops are magical! Have a look for yourself…
Each week, I will be introducing one of them. This week, I am delighted to present Patti from Skipping Stones Jewelry.
Patti’s shop is packed with the most darling pins, broaches, earrings and pendants. I first noticed Skipping Stones when I was browsing on Etsy… browsing on Etsy is one of my favorite things to do! Yes… I put the kids to bed and then spend the next 20 minutes ‘unwinding’ on the pages of Etsy. I am always completely amazed at the constant artistry and creativity I find there, amazing creations made by people like us. For me, it is motivating and empowering to see how others have expressed their creativity. It drives me to do the same and I love it and am ever so grateful.
On one such evening, I stumbled upon this toadstool pendant
I was smitten! Just look at it… it is truly delightful, isn’t it. A little yellow toadstool in a bed of moss… you couldn’t speak more to my soul if you tried. So, into Skipping Stones I went and spent the next 30 minutes exploring all of Patti’s gorgeous creations. I loved her felt flower corsages too… the rich textures, the colors, the pretty embellishments.
And then I came to her nature inspired earrings. Look at these sweet Soleil Dangles… you’d just have to feel happy wearing these!
As for these little Blue Bells! Oh my gosh… don’t you just ‘have to have?’
I have asked Patti to set a pair like this aside for me as my Sister-in-law’s birthday is coming up (Carrie, don’t read this). My brother and sister-in-law lived in England for the longest time. Each spring they would take a trip into the blue bell forests. Have you ever been in a blue bell wood? It is pure magic! I have a photo of the two of them, sitting together, happy and smiling, in the middle of hundreds and hundreds of tiny blue flowers. They look like the King and Queen of the fairies. It is my favorite photo of them. In march, we are traveling to New Zealand to see them. It will be the first time I will meet my two nephews and I could cry just thinking of how I am looking forward to seeing them. I couldn’t get a more perfect birthday gift for Carrie, could I?
So, lucky you… in celebration of Valentines Day, Skipping Stones is giving away this Old Fashioned Sweetheart Broach to one lucky reader. Isn’t it beautiful?! It is made of a wool felt blend, filled with cotton batting and embellished with glass seed beads. It is such a pretty pink, so soft and gentle.
To enter Patti’s Giveaway, please leave a comment at the end of this post. One lucky reader will be drawn and announced on Wednesday evening, 3rd February. The Giveaway is open to all international readers, so be sure to leave your comment, wherever you are. Once again, if you Blog, Tweet or Facebook about this Giveaway, let me know and I’ll enter your name an extra 3 times in the draw.
Thank you, Skipping Stones, and welcome to The Magic Onions. Your shop is gorgeous and I’m sure there’ll be many of us who send your link to our husbands, hoping for one of your beautiful creations for Valentine’s Day!
Blessings and magic and GOOD LUCK to all!
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Donni Webber is the mom behind the popular natural living Waldorf website and blog, The Magic Onions - where the magic of nature and the wonder of childhood collide to make each moment a precious gift. She is a photographer, writer, crafter, wife and mother of two inspiring young children. Her work has been featured in many popular publications, including HGTV, Better Homes and Gardens, Disney and Apartment Therapy.

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  1. o that is very nice
    i love it :))

  2. I know I say this in every comment on your blog, but how lovely! What a gem. Thank you for introducing us to this talent and for such a darling giveaway.

  3. I can’t wait to check our her other items! Just wonderful!!!

  4. Ah! There has been so much mushroom love in the blogs I read lately. *gush*

  5. Oh my!!! The heart pin is absolutely beautiful!!!

  6. Love. What gentle creations – truly works of art. Thank you for sharing this site!

  7. what a wonderful, happy ittle brooch! Many thanks to Patti and to you!

  8. Wow how awesome, so detailed and you can just feel the love that went into these creations!!! Thanks for sharing.

  9. Beautiful things. Oh my goodness. And I have to tell you how beautiful your description of the blue bell wood sounds. Who wouldn’t want to be queen of the fairies?!

  10. What a fun giveaway! Count me in!

  11. I am so very excited! Thank you for sharing such a darling little shop with us! I just re tweeted it on Twitter…In my own lil world.

  12. So pretty!

  13. Such a sweet piece of jewelry. I am going over to have a look. Your descriptions have tempted me. ;)

  14. I love the mushroom. Such great things!

  15. Beautiful Color~ How sweet.

  16. really beautiful! i, too, LOVE that toadstool pendant. what an amazing artist. thanks for the intro! ;)

  17. I really can’t pick what I like best – everything is so beautiful and sweet!

  18. So pretty! Truly perfect for Valentine’s Day!

  19. What a lovely gift to give away and a lovely Etsy shop. Thanks for sharing!

  20. Lovely items! :)

  21. Very cute, would love to win it.

  22. I am in love with those blue bells earrings and that broach is gorgeous!

  23. Beautiful…great givea!

  24. Love that broach! Count me in too.

  25. So cute!! Her felty creations are darling. : )

  26. I’ll be honest, at the first mention of broach, I think of some clanky thing I’d never wear. But I must say that Patti’s creation is absolutely the cutest little heart broach I’ve ever seen! I’d be proud to wear it. Thanks for the contest!!

    Shannon Wallace :o)

  27. What beautiful things. I love Etsy, too.

  28. very cute.

  29. Those pieces are lovely. Thanks for the chance to win the heart.

    Now I feel totally deprived never having seen a blue bell forrest, something to add to the “sights to see list”.

  30. What a beautiful brooch! Here’s hoping!

  31. Brooches are one thing I’ve become quite fond of lately! I agree Bluebells are lovely and magical.

  32. Just wonderful. I look forward to looking at her shop!

  33. What a lovely little testament to show a gentle side of approaching Valentine’s Day!

  34. Beautiful work. Thank you for sharing.
    Warm wishes,

  35. I love Etsy, too! So many magical treasures to find.

  36. So many beautiful things! Thank you for the much needed Valentine’s inspiration.

  37. I’ve never seen such elegant felt work. Beautiful earrings too. I’ll share on facebook. :)

  38. Everything is so lovely! I can’t wait to explore all the goodies at Skipping Stones! Thanks! Maria

  39. Oh my! They are just adorable. I love anything made with felt!! I’m off to browse etsy now!!!

  40. They are absolutely beautiful!

  41. Wow! Love the earrings!

  42. Love the mushroom! And the heart brooch is just fabulous. What a great giveaway. Thanks for the chance.

  43. What a cute brooch! I’d be honored to win :)


  44. How sweet – this an other items are really nice.
    2ndchancephoenix at gmail

  45. All beautiful!

  46. oh goodness I too am smitten over the mushroom brooch! But the valentines one is lovely as well!! Off to peek at her shop!

  47. These are so cute.

  48. I love the heart most of all, because of the beaded trimmings. I love your wool work on etsy, thank you for showing me this store!

  49. Absolutely beautiful work!

  50. Very pretty brooch.

  51. Wow, that pin is truly lovely.

  52. So adorable. I made sure to tweet, post and facebook it and comment. This is such an adorable gift. Good luck to all entrying (including me) hehe.
    Twitter: theoldsilveroak
    Facebook: temicah

  53. That is adorable. Please enter me.

  54. I like the Little Heart Pin it is very cute

  55. Please enter me! It’s just lovely!

  56. What a very unique and pretty brooch. I would love to win it.

  57. What a pretty and unique brooch! cardshark42(at)hotmail(dot)com

  58. A beautiful brooch! I would love it.

  59. The Old Fashioned Sweetheart Broach is darling. It would make such a nice birthday gift for a sister of mine that has a birthday in February. jgs0925 at gmail dot com

  60. Darling and sweet! What a fun thing to wear all year long!!

  61. Love the Blue Bells

  62. This is lovely thanks!

  63. The Valentine brooch is so dainty and pretty-love it!

    Elaine R

  64. I’ve become a new fan of felt creations and your work is splendid, so congrats!

  65. What a gorgeous brooch…… I would so love to wear it!!

  66. Lovely giveaway…thankyou

    blogged about it here

  67. what beautiful craftwork

  68. what a darling giveaway. And how divine are the pictures from Periwinkle Sky, I’m just in love with them all.

  69. Love your blog. What a great little pin. Would love to have it!

  70. They are all wonderful. Would love to win that pin. Very nice.

  71. So unique. I love it!

  72. The broach is simply lovely. I just recently found your blog and adore it beyond words! Thank you for such a nice giveaway.

  73. How pretty!

  74. Very cute! Enter me, please!

  75. nice broach ty.

  76. These are gorgeous!! Thank you for the chance.

  77. Please enter me :)

  78. Beautiful details on those brooches :)

  79. GORGEOUS!!

    thanks for entering me :)

  80. Great detail!

  81. how pretty!

  82. What lovely items!

  83. This beautiful brooch would be perfect for Valentine’s.

  84. So lovely! Please enter me in the contest!!

  85. I love these items:)

  86. I would love to give this to my mother!

  87. These are really cool so unique:)

  88. Mary Liebler says:


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