I've considered the idea of my own website for many months now, as Etsy no longer seems the best fit for my needle felting, but I want very much to continue to work on projects and characters in any spare time I have, and to connect with all of you who have followed my work over the past year or two. With my due date just a little over two weeks away, I've let time get away from me and now have been scrambling to get a website up and running before the baby comes.
So today, though the website still has kinks to work out, and sections that are barely started, including the shop portion, which will probably be empty for some months yet (until I'm settled into a schedule with the new baby), I want to introduce you to The Rabbit Trail. The Rabbit Trail features two blogs, one regular and one more occasional, a "creative" section, a food section, and a shop for my felted art. I'm excited to be incorporating more writing into my creative process again, and selling on my own site allows me much more flexibility.
I hope you'll swing over to see what I'm working on, read a post or two, or just look at the photos. But to entice you just a bit more, I'm offering a giveaway! If you visit the Cotton Tales blog you will see that my first post is in part about the March Hare, and by coincidence, I discovered that this year marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. So I decided to make a White Rabbit to give away to one of you lucky folks. Here are some photos of him; he's quite the dandy!
Because I'm not sure how the next few weeks will play out, I'm going to set up this giveaway a little differently than the last. To be entered to win the White Rabbit, I'd like you to leave me a comment on one of my blog posts (you won't be able to leave it anonymously, or I'll never find you if you win!) or share this blog post through Facebook. You can either do this through my Fibers of Being Facebook page, or you can click the "share" button at the bottom of this post. Please try to tag Fibers of Being in your comment, and be aware that if your privacy settings don't share your "shares" with the public, I won't be able to see that you've shared unless you are one of my FB friends. (Sorry for all the Facebook-speak!!)
I'm giving you LOTS of time to do this: deadline to be entered to win is Saturday, April 4, anytime until midnight. Only one entry per person. Depending on when baby comes, I will draw a winner sometime after that, but to allow myself a little wiggle room, I will plan to announce the winner by Thursday, April 17. I will announce much sooner if circumstances allow. U.S. residents only, please. Please contact me with any questions and thanks for helping me launch this new project!