Monday, September 26, 2011

Cooper Picks Again

IT'S FINALLY SEPTEMBER GIVEAWAY TIME!!..

Thank you everyone for the kind words about the scrabble tiles with bunny pics on them. The rescue loved the pendants and asked if I would do custom orders. There will be more on that later, keep you posted on their progress in case any of you want some. Think is it going to be so cool.  Ok, down to the good stuff...

So the picker bunny for this month's giveaway was to be our adorable Cooper Super Duper.  It didn't take but a moment before he starting climbing all over me.  Coop kinda has a thing for his Mommy. Great for bunny love, not so great for pictures. So I placed the bowl a bit further away and my boy went right over:





Such a smart bunny too, he immediately went to choosing.. what can I say, he's a "Picker", that darling Cooper:




And the winner is:




Craft Green Poet!!  See her name on the scrap of paper I am attempting to stop Cooper from shredding?!.. Congratulations!





Our Tangled Up in buns Duo earrings are headed to Scotland :)  Stop by and see the wonderful Juliet at Crafty Green Poet blog and tell her congrats. When she can I need her to send me her e-mail address.

Thank you everyone for entering!  Stay tuned for October's drawing coming really soon :)


P.S.  For em-j rabbitwolf, I'm sorry I only have one more of these beads. You can email me at lavenderrabbit (at) yahoo.com and I will tell you a site that might carry them.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Bunny pictures and scrabble tiles

For the last couple of weeks I have been working on some jewelry to send to the House Rabbit Resource Network rescue in Austin / Pflugerville.  I love that they sale my jewelry in the bunny boutique there at the shelter. There is no charge to them, so all the money they raise goes straight to them. We first brought the jewelry to them, but then we came home with our ever wonderful duo of Cooper and Dot. I am still in awe how special they are, such little darlings. They brought such fun to our lives and especially to the monthly drawings :)  ..But no more trips to the rescue.  haha!

I asked if I could play with some of the bunny pictures from the HRRN website to create some scrabble tile pendants. They granted permission, and here is what I came up with:

This is Dale. I think it's obvious why I chose his adorable little bunny self. Isn't he such a doll?




This cutie is Blaze. I fell in love with the stripe down his (her?) face. I think the background is a little loud, but it was fun to play with.


This sweetie is Goldilocks. I just love the ears and sweet expression. I thought the deep purple background was a great blend with the blonde fur.

The darling duo of Bella and Pumpkin. Ok, I think I feel in love with the names as much as the bunnies. This was a great picture to begin with, but I couldn't resist trying to change things up a bit.



And of course I had to add my Dot. I will probably work on Cooper at some point, but Dot was a favorite of one of the volunteers at the rescue. I love this picture because it shows her sweet curious nature and gorgeous ears. I like the flowers in the background, but I wonder if they are a bit too dark.


Here are the actual scrabble tile pendants:

So how did I do?
Have a great day everyone!

Monday, September 12, 2011

Tangled September's Giveaway

Gracious, this month is getting away from me. The heat has finally let up just a bit, but only to come back this week. It looks like Dallas is going to break the 1980 record for 69 days of 100+ heat.  Somebody turn the heater down already. :)  The bunnies are doing well, loving our air conditioning and napping as much as possible. Will catch up on the all the bunny biz later, but lets get to the fun part where we lighten things up a bit by giving away some lovely, fun jewelry.

Breezing in on his month's giveaway is a lovely set of precious earrings we call "Tangled Up In Buns"!..



Two adorable buns, we call Django and Djingle, are cuddling and climbing all over each other in these ojime wood bead earrings. Why? you ask.. To get treats of course!


Ojime beads are carved by hand. Each bead is individual, and these two are simple adorable. I find them fascinating in the signatures of the artist on each bead. Not only is signature different, but is located in a different place on each. Yet the pair of earrings are an excellent set. The bunnies are perfectly formed, down to their adoreable little bunny butts. :)



An antique copper triangle with copper findings accent the beautiful wood finish. These beauties are 2 1/8" (5.3 cm) long from top of the copper earring wires.


Let's do a simpler giveaway this time. Three ways to enter:

1) Leave me a comment on this blog post

2) Like and / or leave a comment on the facebook giveaway post

3) Send me a convo via the etsy shop

The winner will be pick via bunny choice on September 25th.
Wishing everyone the very best of luck!

Sunday, September 11, 2011