So a lovely thing happened…(a giveaway!)

Remember last week when I entered a contest to be in a fashion show?

Well, I didn’t win.

But two wonderful things happened thanks to that post:

#1 – A VERY good friend SO sweetly ordered this scarf for me as a surprise! It was a REALLY good mail day!

And let me tell you – this scarf is even cuter in person!Β I really do have the best friends a girl could ask for!

#2 – Another good friend – this one from high school who I recently reconnected with on Facebook! – saw the scarf I posted and MADE a very similar and equally as cute scarf for me!

I LOVE the fall color of it and it is very lightweight and soft! She made it out of a curtain and she is a genius! You can check out how she made it over at her adorable blog.

And the best news?

She made one for one of you too!

That’s right! One for her, one for me and one for a lovely Home with the Boys reader!

And you have all weekend to enter!

Just leave a comment letting me know what you think of the scarf!

Super easy!

And you can earn an extra entry by following Kara’s Creative Place through Google Friend Connect! You won’t regret it because she is ALWAYS posting the best projects!

Feel free to tweet, blog or post about this giveaway on Facebook as well – just link back to this post! One extra entry for any of these! Please leave a separate comment for each!

A huge thank you to Kara for the beautiful scarf! You KNOW I will be sporting it at ALL the time!

Contest will be open until Monday evening at 9 p.m. CST. Winner will be chose randomly from all eligible comments.

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  1. Wow! That scarf is beautiful, I also love the color and love the warmth around my neck! Have a great weekend!

  2. I think I could use a scarf in these cold coming months πŸ™‚ it’s cute & I like that color.

  3. Beautiful scarf – how creative!!!

  4. I’m a follower of Kara’s blog – can’t wait to see all of her creations!

  5. Wow that scarf is truely beautiful you have some great friends xx

  6. I love both of them. I used to wear scarves all of the time but just got out of the habit. These are two beautiful scarves! And bless your friends!

  7. So sad you didn’t win, but I’m glad for your sweet surprises!! What a beautiful scarf!!

  8. Such nice surprises! What a beautiful scarf! I love that your friend saw it and went out and made herself one… or three… so she could share! πŸ™‚

  9. I love it! Such a pretty color too! Her tutorial was GREAT! I think I’ll be making some scarfs to give as gifts this year!

  10. Oh, what a gorgeous scarf! I love wearing scarves, and my baby loves it when I wear them. πŸ™‚

  11. Oh, it’s so pretty! I’d love to have that scarf!

  12. That the scarf is pink and you have all boys (like me) is just so perfect. Moms of all boys cannot get enough pink I think! πŸ™‚ I think that scarf would be adorable with a jean jacket all fall. What a super talented friend and how sweet of her to help you on a give away!

  13. You know I love the DownEast Basic’s scarf because I picked it for the contest just like you did πŸ˜‰ I love the scarf your friend Kara made. Please pick me. I want a beautiful scarf!

  14. it’s gorgeous!! i love the color. a softer fall color and it looks lightweight!!

  15. and since i’m a wanna-be crafting mama too, i’m following her blog!!

  16. I love it! So adorable and fally!

  17. Oh I don’t have a scarf AT ALL!!! how sad is that? I would LOVE to have one to add to my fall collection πŸ™‚

  18. Oh the scarf is so beautiful. I love the fall/autumn color. Its would be a good anniversary gift for me since my wedding anniversary is on Halloween. I could wear it will my daughter goes trick or treating:)


  19. I am now a follower of Kara’s blog.


  20. Ooooh, I could probably make this, but I still want to win THAT one! I love the color! Super cute! Yay for friends & scarves!

  21. I would love to win one of those scarves. The color is absolutely beautiful and the design is so chic!

  22. I am also following Kara’s blog. πŸ™‚

  23. The scarf is so cute…it’s perfect for fall.

  24. Never would have guessed it was out of a curtain…cute, gorgeous color, and functional!!

  25. I would love to have that scarf! I love that it is lightweight – perfect flro Florida! πŸ™‚

  26. Well, how lovely! I’d surely enjoy dressing up my neck with that scarf. πŸ™‚

  27. ADORABLE! yes, you DO have the best friends a girl could ask for! on so many levels! loving the scarf and loving the blog. thanks for sharing your life with us!

  28. I think it’s so pretty! We could be twins, Erin! πŸ™‚

  29. Love it! A cute scarf is a great addition to almost any outfit.

  30. So cute! I love it!

  31. I love the scarf – although I wonder how it would look with ‘mom’ jeans…. I’m such a fashion nonfollower! LOL

  32. BEAUTIFUL! I would love to sport this scarf at Relevant! πŸ™‚

  33. I tweeted! πŸ™‚

  34. The colors are so Fallish! I love it!

  35. I tweeted about it

  36. How fun! I love Kara’s fun creative stuff. And, who doesn’t love a free assist with fashion?!

  37. That is such a cute scarf! Perfect for the fall!

  38. SO cute! I need a scarf…I have adjusted to the cold of living in alaska, but it is hard to be stylish bundled up in layers most of the year!


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