Monday, November 26, 2012

Handmade Santa Ornie Giveaway!! ~ Ends Dec 10th 2012


A Primitive Place ~Tammy

Hello All my blogging friends.

Well, it has been awhile since I have hosted a giveaway. 

So, what better time to give back than this Christmas Season.

That’s what it’s all about, right?

Celebrating our Lord Jesus Christ Birthday and giving to others.

So, in celebration of this Holiday season, I am offering this Santa Ornie, I just made, to one of my followers.


A Primitive Place ~Tammy

He is a one of a kind creation, handmade by me.

A Primitive Place ~Tammy

His face is made from osnaburg fabric, grubbied up to prim perfection.

A Primitive Place ~Tammy

He was stuffed with rags and straw.  Which gave him a wonderful prim feel and appearance.

A Primitive Place ~Tammy

His hat was made from a piece of an old hand stitched cutter quilt.

A Primitive Place ~Tammy

Wonderful Christmas colors of Red and Green!!

A Primitive Place ~Tammy

Antique black shoe button eyes.

A Primitive Place ~Tammy

His eyebrows, beard and mustache was made from vintage lambs wool.

A Primitive Place ~Tammy

All details were hand stitched on, No glue used anywhere.

I signed and dated the back of him.


I am so proud of how he turned out.

I just luv him, hope you do too!! :)


The giveaway will run today, Monday Nov. 26 thru Dec. 10th 2012.

I will announce the winner Dec 11th.


Now onto the RULES:

1) ~ You must be a follower of my blog.

(Yes, new followers are welcome to join in too!)


2) ~ You must live in the USA or Canada.

Sorry, but international shipping has gotten too expensive.


3) ~ You must provide me with an email address, if you don't have a blog or don't have an email linked to your blog.

*You can’t win if I don’t have a way of getting a hold of you.


4) ~ You must comment on This Blog Post stating you would like to be entered.


Above are the requirements for the giveaway.

You must meet all 4 to receive 1 entry into the giveaway.


I am going to be offering a lot of different ways to get bonus entries with this giveaway.

All things listed below are optional, not mandatory to enter…


** For Bonus Entries

You may post about the giveaway with a link back to my blog on …

~ Your blog sidebar (1 bonus entry)

~ Actual blog post ( 2 bonus entries)


**Also, you can get bonus entries by

~ Follow me through “Linky Followers” ( 2 bonus entries)

~ Follow My Selling Blog (2 bonus entries)

~ Post link on Facebook (2 bonus entries)

~ Tweet on Twitter (2 bonus entries)

~ Facebook “Like” My Etsy Shop  (3 bonus entries)


**These are Not mandatory to enter.**

*But if you choose to do them, please let me know, so I can give you All your bonus entries.




Please use the Below photo for posting on your blog and be sure to link it back to this post.


A Primitive Place ~Tammy


I hope you decide to join in!

Good Luck to you All!!



For any of you that may have missed it, I recently finished my Christmas decorating. 

I have three posts sharing the photos.

If you are interested in viewing them, just click the below links and pop right over for a tour.

Christmas Decor 2012 Part 1

Christmas Decor 2012 Part 2 - Picture Overload!

Christmas Decor 2012 Part 3


The Bear's Blog said...

Hi Miss Tammy,

Okay to enter even if you are a teddy bear? Giggle.

Yes, we would love to enter and we are putting your link on my sidebar.

Hugs and thank you.
Prudence ♥

Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

Ohhhh, wow, he is just FABULOUS!!! I need some more ornies for my new little prim tree in the family room!!!

Thank you so much for the chance to win him!!

He's the Reason for the Season!


Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

All righty.

I now also follow you through Linky Followers

I Posted your giveaway on my sidebar

I follow your Selling Blog

I tweeted (tatteredchick)


Primitive Stars said...

Morning Tammy...Looove your prim Santa, please enter me in the wonderful giveaway.....will post on my sidebar....I am a fan and follower......Blessings Francine.

prims by olde lady morgan said...

Well, you know I want to be included! I have one of your wonderful Santa ornies that you made for me last year and so love him!!! I will have to peek at decorating round 3 a bit later... I haven't even done round one... I still have a mess! OLM

Sandi @ The Primitive Skate said...

Hello Tammy!
I Love your Santa ornie! Please enter me!

*This is my comment.
*I am a Follower of your Blog!
*I live in the USA.
* my e-mail...
*I posted your Giveaway to my sidebar.
* I follow your selling Blog.

Have a wonderful day! Sandi

Kendra said...

Hi Tammy,

You did a great job on the Santa! Please enter me for an opportunity to win him. I am a follower, I live right here in Illinois, my email is linked to this comment...I think that was it. I will put it on my sidebar too!

I need to get the Santa I was going to give away done now I 'spose lol!

Thank you,

Paula said...

I would love to be entered in your giveaway. LOVE the Santa. I am a follower.
Merry Christmas!

BumbleBeeLane said...

Oh Tam he is cute! I'm in for two chances.Follow the general rules and posting to my sidebar.Warm Blessings!~Amy

Ashley said...

He is super sweet and you should be proud of him!
I am: A follower of both blogs! Resident of the USofA.
"Liked" your shop
Posted on my blog.
Thanks for having this give away!

woolyworld at

Trace4J said...

What love you put into all your Christmas decorating.
Please enter me for your wonderfully grubby Santa Pappy!
Woolie Hugs

Susan At Glen Oaks Primitives said...

Hi, Tammy,
I'd love to be entered, how awesome to hang this little guy on my tree this year. I already follow you thru Linky and follow your selling blog.

Gayle said...

Hi Tammy - I meet all four of your requirements - and I just love this little Santa you have made - especially the big stitches on his nose - he's primitively perfect!

bettyj said...

I love him! Especially his shoe button eyes. Of course I want to be entered. Your really a talented lady.

Becki said...

Hi Tammy - I would love to enter your drawing. Santa is adorable!

I have been following your blog for quite a while and have enjoyed your posts and your crafts.

I with you and yours a Merry Christmas!

Blessings ~

Prims By The Water said...

He is just so prim perfect. I would love to be entered into your drawing to win this prim cute santa elf. I am so a follower of your blog and do live in the good ole USA and do have an email linked to my blog...Take care, janice

Pamela said...

Love your prim santa! The green/red are just perfect. Please enter me for a chance. I am a follower of your blog, a follower of your selling blog, and I live in the USA. Tweeted on Twitter! Thanks for the awesome contest!

jennifer768 said...

Hi Tammy,love your Santa!I would love to be entered.I am a follower,follow your selling blog and am a follower on Linky.Thanks for hosting such a sweet giveaway.Hugs,Jen

Unknown said...

Hi Tammy, please count me in on your giveaway, would love to have Santa come stay with me!
I am a follower and live in the US. I will also post to my sidebar. Thanks so much for the chance:)

Cindi said...

How sweet! I would love to be entered to try and win this ornament! Thanks!
Be blessed,

Margie said...

What an adorable him ! Please enter me since I am a long time follower and of course I will list on my side bar !!!
My email is


Margie said...

Oh and I am a new follwer to your selling blog !!!

~Sara said...

Oh Tammy, I just love him!! He is very handsome. Don't you just love to create something and see it come together and it surprises you how nice it turned out?! What a great feeling. He is wonderful!I would love to give him a new home. Blessings~Sara

Carmen and the Primcats said...

Oh he's adorable! Please sign me up!

Carmen and the Primcats

Holly said...

I love it! He is adorable. I am a follower and would love to be entered!

Unknown said...

Please enter me in your giveaway. I would love a chance to win some of your handiwork. I'm a follower of your blog(through Linky too)and I will post this to my sidebar.
Happy Holidays!

The Old Cupboard Door said...

Tammy, I love this sweet fella! please enter my name for a chance to win him. I have blogged about him, posted to my sidebar, tweeted and added to facebook.


Jean Barker said...

Hi Tammy,

I would love the chance to win this beautiful Santa. Santa's are my favorite thing to collect and he would be right at home with me for the holidays....

Allison said...

Hi Tammy,

Love your Santa! Please enter me in your giveaway!

basketsnprims said...

tammy, I would love to enter your fantastic giveaway. Your santa is so prim perfect. I follow your selling blog and like you on fb. thanks so much and Merry Christmas to you and yours.

Unknown said...

you did a great i would be honored to have him decorating my house he is fantastic i did the 4 things

Wendy @ Ravenwood Whimzies said...

How adorable is HE! Please include me in your giveaway Tammy. I'm a follower, have made a link on my sidebar as well as a blog post. I'm a follower of your selling blog and favorite your Etsy shop, but I don't twitter :-(. I'll post a link on my Ravenwood Whimzies FB page.
Thanks for the fun!

Wendy @ Ravenwood Whimzies said...

Oops..forgot...I'm a LINKY follower too!

Unknown said...

Sign me up to win this cutie, Tam! I'm a follower and meet all of your first 4 requirements! I'll post this on my sidebar, give it a tweet and FB it! Thanks so much for the chances!!

Theresa said...

Tam your new Santa is fantastic please sign me up for your giveaway. I'm a follower too. :0)

Unknown said...

So many beautiful things! I love the santa! So much love put into him! I am so happy to promote your giveaway. I have:
~ Posted on Blog sidebar
~ Actual blog post
~ Followed Selling Blog
~ Post link on Facebook
~ I follow you on Twitter, but I am not sure how to post- do I retweet?
~ Facebook “Like” My Etsy Shop

I already follow your blog! :)

I would be grateful if you entered me in your giveaway!


TheCrankyCrow said...

Oh,'ve got your Santas down to prim science!!! He's adorable!! <3 I would love a chance to be entered in your special giveaway....Yes, I'm a follower, and live in the USA, am commenting here, and am a reply blogger (or you can contact me through my blog...)And, let's see:
~I've posted on my side bar
~ I follow you through Linky
~ I follow your selling blog
~ I've liked your Etsy shop on FB....
So, 9 entries total??? (Argh...too late to do math....please double check).

And what's this??? You've got your Christmas decorating done??? Yikes...I'm still trying to herd some unruly jack-o-lanterns into hibernation for the season.....I'll be back in the morning to check out your Christmas posts....Running so behind these days, but I don't want to rush through them or see them with sleepy eyes.... ;o) Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

yorkie's primitives said...

Love your Santa Ornament Tammy!
Please enter me in your giveaway!
I am a follower
I am a follower of your sales blog
I have posted your giveaway on my side bar
I have posted your giveaway on my Facebook.
I liked your Etsy shop
I have posted your giveaway on Pinterest
Thanks for such a great giveaway, Valerie

Unknown said...

Hi there, I'm a new follower! I Love your sweet primitive blog, it's so pretty. I especially like handmade oak baskets (I used to make them) and yours hanging from your mantle are gorgeous!
Dorothy @

E. said...

hi. i am a new follower. please enter me into your giveaway. have a lovely evening. so exciting!!! take care. big hugs. (:

Lisa said...

I am a follower of your wonderful blog and I would love to win your ornie!Please pick me!
Thank you!
Lisa at Herb and Botanicals Blog

Simple Pleasures said...

Hi Tammy,
What an adorable little guy.
I am a follower and would love to be entered in your awesome giveaway! I am also posting to my sidebar.

usagypsy said...

Oh I almost missed the chance for this Jolly Prim Fellow! I'm a follower and I Etsy Facebook liked you!

Amy said...

I caught your blog through The Old Cupboard Door :) What a darling DARLING santa! Never would've thought to add straw as a filler. Brilliant!

I went ahead and did a blog post about your contest (clueless on sidebar stuff, pretty much!), I got you on Twitter (retroradiogirl), I follow you via email (Linky wasn't working for me and I didn't see an option for Blogger follow?).....I posted on Facebook, though, my FB profile is private.....I liked your Etsy store via facebook (I LOVE LOVE LOVE that dough box!!!!!!)....

And....*whew* I live in the States...Michigan....(but I KNOW I belong somewhere south of TN :) ) .... :) ----Carrie

Primary email is retrolike at comcast dot net . I don't do the gmail much.

Carol Stuck said...

Oh my goodness, your little santa ornie is awesome. I would be thrilled to give him a forever home. Thanks, Tammy, for offering this sweet jolly little elf.

warm holiday hugs,

The Rusty Thimble said...

Tammy, what a sweet santa giveaway

I am in for #1 - #4 and I added to my sidebar


Cottage Rose said...

Oh your Santa is so adorable,,, love him..... I am a newbie,,by about two weeks now,, love your blog... have a great week.


alltheseboys said...

Hi Tammy, I"m so glad I was able to catch up on a few blogs!! I would have hated to miss out on the possibility of winning this guy! He's adorable! Please do enter me. Katie

Unknown said...

Hi what a delightfully cute Santa...I follow via GFC as M.j.Please enter me into this giveaway.I live in the USA. ciao4now64 at yahoo dot com.

Unknown said...

--I follow by linky as mary fanara coleman.
--I tweeted here...
--I follow My Selling Blog via GFC as M.j.
__I shared on my fb page here..
__I made My Etsy Shop a favorite as labellaluna64.

ciao4now64 at yahoo dot com.

Cindi ASHBECK said...

Hello! Lovely Santa! I'm a new follower by email of your blog. My email address is
Thank you

Unknown said...

Thanks for the chance!
GFC: soccermom1
Email: rjs682 at yahoo dot com

*Follow through Linky
*Follow your selling blog
*Like you on FB-Rondah S

pballard said...

I am your newest follower on google. I am so excited to sift though your older posts.

pballard said...

If it is not to late count me in on your giveaway. Thanks.

pballard said...

Following on linky followers as well.

pballard said...
tweeted as well.

pballard said...

Added to sidebar even if only for one day. Thanks for the chance.