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Wow,what nice treats. I wish that I lived closer to your retreats.


How I wish I could attend your retreat! I admire your work so much and I'm sure the retreat is amazing.


What awesome treats from very talented women. Wish I could attend!

karen on bainbridge island

Lovely giveaways. But then everything you do is always lovely.

Adding some dates for the next retreat, eh? That sounds like a grand idea….very, very tempting.

karen on bainbridge island

Oh, and thanks for the answer on the "snow". I do love to dip the pretzels! So clever and I'm sure very tasty.

Teah B.

Looks like a wonderful time. Wish I were closer. Please enter me in your contest. Thank you!

Kahthleen Grace

Your retreats sound so wonderful! Enjoying the little treats from your sponsors would be the icing on the cake:>)


Love your giveaways! I always drool over your IG pics of your retreats. They look wonderful!


Unique & lovely giveaways. Enjoy your fabric & embroidery designs.


Lovely gifts. The retreat sounded like a lot of fun with great ladies!

michele h.

I would love to win this lovely giveaway! I would also love to go to one of your retreats. Maybe one day!


Hi Charlotte!
What a lovely bunch of treats! Thanks for the chance to win. Still love your work so much.
Thanks, Terry in Iowa

Jenny walker

Love your instagrams and, I, too, would like to attend a retreat...someday...I'll be back in the seo


This are just wonderful items! I admire all these artists. Thank you so much for offering this awesome extra. I can't wait to finally get to come this September. Mom, Nina and I are going to make it a road trip. Can hardly wait.


Oh my how amazing! ! I love it all;)

Paula Kerr

Those look wonderful - I hope to be able to attend a retreat sometime. Thank you for this opportunity!


I love sheep. So sweet that one is!


I hope some day to be able to attend one of your retreats. In the meantime, thank you so much for the chance to win the giveaway. I love it all but especially the needlebook!


What a delightful bundle of goodies! Thank you for the giveaway opportunity.

Anna Marie Penix

How fun to have a giveaway put together by you and your friends/sponsors! The goodie bag looks scrumptious!

Ginny Worden

My goodness what treats to spoil your participants, I will dream of one day being able to attend.


Great company-great food-great countryside-great things to do. Sounds heavenly!!!

Char B

Sounds like a wonderful retreat--What creative friends you have. I'm going to look up some websites as soon as I post this.


What lucky retreat lovelies! Thanks for sharing!

Julie Cottrell

Gorgeous goodies! Such talented ladies! xo

Laurie Jackson

What fabulousness -- gosh I am in love with that little lamb!

Janey Jennings

What georgous goodies, how I wish I could attend one of your retreats!

Vicki H

I have never been to a retreat. I would love to attend one of yours.

Sandy K

Lots of cute goodies. Thanks for the chance.

Jamie W

One of these days I want to come to a retreat! Love the ideas!

Vicki K

I want to hold a baby lamb!!! What a great gift bag you all put together- it just looks like a wonderful time!


Lovely goodies! Thank you!

Paula Kokales

The ultimate in giveaways, for certain! The lucky one chosen to receive these lovely items will be ecstatic, I just know it! Thanks for the opportunity.

Lori Morton

Oooooh thanks for chance to share a small part of your wonderful Retreat!!! So Awesome!! Would love to come to Vermont & be a real part of such an experience..Wowie! :)


What lovely gifts for your attendees!


wonderful gifts! thanks for the fabulous giveaway

linda gerig

such a nice gift bag. linda gerig




Such lovely items. I'm sure they're a lovely treat for your guests. I absolutely adore those sheep pincushions!

Andy Lloyd Williams

Your retreats are on my "Wishlist" if only you were in the UK! The sheep pincushion is delightful - thank you for showing us all the things. Andy LW


What an amazing array of treats! If I ever win the lottery, I'm coming to your retreat.

Stefanie Price

I am awe-inspired by all the talented ladies you feature in your retreats!...Highly motivating to say the least! In this neck-breaking, fast paced world we are running in, it is nice to know that there are those preserving the arts!


I had never heard about Vermont Snow before, but now I want to find some, because anything with maple syrup is yummy! :)


What a fun little gift pack!! Hope it's got my name on it:)


All of you sponsors are awesome to give these products away. Thanks to them and you also for giving

Ruth Griffeth

I would love to go on a retreat, it sounds like a blast!


what lovely gifts! thanks to all for giving us the chance to win!

audrey scalzo

oh my what a treat this would be to win!! AMAZING!!


What a fabulous giveaway !!


those pin cushions are adorable!

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