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Tree Branch Pencil Holder

This beautiful pencil holder, designed by Tonya Gunn, who owns Natural Earth Farm with her husband, was published in our Spring 2009 issue, complete with step-by-step instructions.

The original one featured in Spring 2009 issue is slanted.

To buy one of these pencil holders visit Natural Earth Farm’s Shop.

I recently I asked Tonya to make a bigger one to give as a holiday gift.

Tonya also made a log style to giveaway with a Lyra pencil set and drawing supplies from Palumba Toys!

Here’s our Giveaway courtesy of Palumba Toys:

Lyra Rembrandt 36 assorted colors

Lyra Pencil Sharpener

Pack of Premium Drawing Paper (75 sheets 9.5″ x 12.5″)

Small Painting/Drawing Board – 11.5″ x 15″

The winner will receive the above package valued at $85 from Palumba Toys, plus the above Birch Log Pencil Holder from Natural Earth Farm, valued at $25.

To enter drawing please leave a comment before Sunday (January 21, 2011) 8 p.m. EST. The winner will be announced on Monday.

Our winner for this giveaway is Molly: “i could probably make the handy little pencil holder but who’s got time with all the fantastic kid crafts we see? it’s a lovely set. thank you for offering!”

Posted by Living Crafts on Jan 21, 2011 01:06 PM | 903 Comments

903 Responses to “Tree Branch Pencil Holder”

  1. Amy says:

    Love your magazine and love to knit. Thank you!

  2. .Loura says:

    That the most adorable sweater on that adorable little girl. I would LOVE to make the sweater for my grand-daughter.

  3. Michele says:

    Phoebe’s sweater is totally cute! I love that color.

  4. The sweater was reviewed in the Fall 2010 issue. I love your magazine and would love to make the sweater for my great nieces.

  5. RJay says:

    I just saw the book about the sweater at a local yarn shop. It is just beautiful!

  6. Sonja McKay says:

    I hope this is for the Phoebe’s Sweater giveaway. This is just the knitting challenge I am looking for. Thanks for the high quality giveaway opportunities!

  7. Jeanne says:

    Wonderful start to being creative and using in alot of crafts.

  8. Margaret Peck says:

    The book “Phoebe’s Sweater” was mentioned in the Fall 2010 “Living Crafts”. I would like to win this contest.

    Margaret Peck

  9. Kathi says:

    Please take note that Phoebe’s Sweater was reviewed in Fall 2010 Living Crafts. What a wonderful incentive to launch a new blog site and encourage exploration. Glad to have been included. I look forward to the lovely books and supplies to accomplish wonderful work. Thanks, Kathi

  10. Kathleen says:

    I would like to learn how to knit and I love books, so this might be the beginning, if I win.

  11. woolywonka says:

    I love phoebe’s sweater! how do I enter the drawing?

  12. Wendy says:

    What a wonderful giveaway. Can it get any better then knitting and reading? Thanks for the generous offer.

  13. Suzanne Morgan says:

    Also interested in being entered in the Phoebe’s sweater book giveaway. It’s lovely!

  14. Erika says:

    I love the sweater! Super cute! I would love to make it for my daughter =)

  15. Sarah says:

    I would love to try knitting the sweater. It is so beautiful!!! Thank you for offering such wonderful giveaways!

  16. Sallie says:

    I like the idea. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Amy says:

    Phoebe’s sweater was mentioned in Fall 2010 issue- so cute! Yarn and books- can’t think of a better prize to win. Thanks.

  18. Christine says:

    Thank you very much for this wonderful giveaway. The sweater is very cute and would be perfect for my daughter.

  19. victoria says:

    It would be wonderful to win any of these great wholesome gifts!

  20. Yvette says:

    I would be so excited to win this gift. Phoebe’s sweater is absolutely lovely! It is especially meaningful since it has a story! It was featured in the Fall 2010 Living Crafts! Thank you for sharing such wonderful ideas with all your readers!

  21. Kathy Johnson says:

    I made The Mitten for my Toddler Storytime. Our library’s former director made 35! bears (and 3 sets of the animals for storytime/2 special toddlers) so each child could take home a bear after the story and craft. Love the designs and idea. Thank you! KJ

  22. jacquie says:

    I love everything about your book, even the advertisements…jacquie

  23. Kristy R says:

    Love both th sweater and the yarn!

  24. Vicki Knauerhase says:

    I have 2 granddaughters I knit for and would enjoy making this. My knitting group would cheer me on and help me over any rough spots, between all of us, we know everything (about knitting).

  25. Kris says:

    Wow two favorite things books and yarn now that I am a gramma perfect thank you for the chance

  26. Karen B says:

    This lovely sweater was in our Fall 2010 magazine. I love and look forward to getting all your great craft ideas with each issue!

  27. Momo says:

    I love erything about your magazine, and now a blog too!!! Thanks so much!

  28. Lydia Dalton says:

    what wonderful ideas you continue to pass our way. Thanks so much and also, thanks for another opportunity to win some wonderful items.

  29. Patricia says:

    What a wonderful idea and such a happy giveaway… I mean, its something that one would not make or buy BUT one that can be so useful and so beautiful sitting on a desk or counter…. Crossing my fingers!!

  30. Becca says:

    I look for to your emails and the opportunity to be part of your great giveaways! Learning to knit as a Granny, your magazine has been invaluable to me. I love Phoebe’s swearter!

  31. Thank you for sharing your story, that helped me a lot to do research.

  32. Roxanne Anderson says:

    Entering the book/yarn give-away. I use ideas from your magazine for my students of all ages to create projects of crochet and felting. Such an inspiration!

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