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December 13, 2010

Hooray it's Giveaway Day!

Yay! It's Giveaway Day!
Giveaway Day!

This is Frosty the little rag-cat snowman. He's made out of soft, snowy white velvet and stuffed with rags and polyfill. His eyes are little buttons, his nose is made with carrot orange thread and he has three coal black buttons down his front. Frosty wears a plaid flannel scarf around his neck to keep him warm.
Frosty is about 32cm from the top of his head to the tips of his toes, and is smaller than regular Rag Pets, but he makes up for his diminutive size with oodles of personality!
(You can see more photos of Frosty over at my flickr, just click on any of the photos here and you'll be transported there.)

Frosty snowangel

To celebrate the spirit of Christmas and the joy of giving I'm taking part in Giveaway Day, and I'm giving Frosty away to one lucky person who leaves a comment about what their favourite Christmas or winter time song is, or about anything Christmassy or wintery really, on this entry between today and the 17th of December. Each commenter will get a number, with the first to comment being number 1 and the second number 2 and so on, and then come the 17th, I'll randomly draw a number to see who Frosty will go home to (I'm happy to ship anywhere in the world, so it doesn't matter where you're from).
Be sure to check out the whole, long list of wonderful crafters taking part in giveaway Day over at the Sew Mama Sew blog as well!

Frosty in the snow

I listen to Christmas music a whole lot come December, so I have many a favourite holiday song. I really like "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire" and "White Christmas" and the whole of Tori Amos' "Midwinter Graces" album, especially "Winter's Carol", a video for which I wanted to post here but said video doesn't allow embedding so you get a link to it instead:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqc4HRIXCmo
The video features scenes from an American production of "Snow Queen", which is a wonderful story and perfect for this season, although I prefer the Finnish version of the movie from 1986 better (which can be found in it's entirety on Youtube, starting from here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-2Y4k1t2LA).

17.12. Edit: Commenting is now closed, and I'll be announcing the winner shortly. Thank ever so much to all who took part!

Comments

Wow how generous of you <3

My favourite Christmas song is Silver Bells :-)

I've been a fan of your rag pets for awhile now :) I always love to see them on flickr.

My favorite christmas song is Last Christmas by Wham

Thank you for doing this give away! Ive always loved your rag pets too!

My favorite Christmas song is "O Holy Night".

OMG what white loveliness! So sweet. Our favorite Christmas song is the 12 Days of Christmas. We sing it to our three kids and always laugh trying to remember the order of all the dancing ladies and milkmaids ;-)

Oh, I must put something on my own blog! I have something I can give away. It's such a lovely thing to do this time of year. :-)

Aw, I love your rag pets, and this one is adorable!

Hm, one of my favorite Christmas songs is "Little Drummer Boy" as sung by Johnny Mathis. :) When I was growing up his Christmas album was in heavy rotation at my house.

thanks for the giveaway!i just love your Rags!

my favorite christmas song is "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby.

Oh my, your rag pets are so so cute ! I don't really have a favourite winter song but I like the 'Do they know its christmastime' that song is so meaningful !

Although, If I do get Frosty, I will have to hide him away from my cat !

My favorite christmas song is 'We wish you a wombling merry Christmas' by the Wombles. I loved The Wombles as a kid : )

Christmas always brings back great memories for me. Your rag pets are so lovely!

I wouldn't necessarily say it's my favorite, but the chipmunks christmas album has been in heavy rotation this last week.

I love Pat-A-Pan :)

My fave thing about christmas is not working XD
No but really, food, friends and Family. The newly created tradition of getting together to decorate the tree. And rest and time to maybe do some crafting. And I like an italian christmas song called "caro gesù bambino" 'cause my mother always ends up singin' it during the holidays.

thanks for the chance to win
violet_bg1@yahoo.co.uk

Thank you for this wonderful giveaway! It's exciting! My favorite Christmas song is Baby It's Cold Outside.

My favorite Christmas song is from the Muppet's Christmas album. They sing Christmas is Coming. Love it!
Here's a link. Hope it works!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgUlRYuGwKg

Oh Come, Oh Come Immanuel is one of my favorite songs. Such a cute softie!

He's so perfect! My favourite thing about Christmas is advent caledars, but I have usually eaten all of the chocolate by December 5th. I have poor self control ;)

My favourite christmas song has to be Fairytale of New York
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLb213lak5s&feature=related
Im really looking forward to christmas this year, last year I was in Australia and it wasnt quite the same having a bbq on christmas day.

Also, love this plushie, he's so clean and sweet looking.

Frosty sure is cute! ^^

My favourite Christmas song is "Sylvian Joululaulu" and "The Christmas Song". ^^

Frosty is so precious!!!
My sister and I used to listen to Veggie Tales Christmas songs on a cassette when we were younger... They were traditional songs but the Veggie characters made them funny too. I still have them memorized!

My favorite is definitely "O Holy Night", though I've always had a soft spot for Weird Al's "Christmas at Ground Zero".

So adorable!! My favorite Christmas song has to be "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" :D Gotta love that sax solo!

Oh my he is SOOOOO SWEET!!! I love the pics of him in the snow! We also have a lot of snow here in Canada at the moment! My favorite cmas song is O Holy Night (especially Mariah Carey's version).
Thanks for the great giveaway!
h_freund@hotmail.com

what a cutie! i think i would keep this sweetie for myself! that's a beautiful tori amos album. i have boy george stuck in my head this season. ;)

What a cute little Frosty man!
Love your Halloween version too.
My favorite Christmas song: The twelve days of Christmas, sung by Harry Belafonte!
Have a lovely week and thank your for the chance to win!

"baby it's cold outside" I love it!

One of my favourite Christmas songs is Cliff Richard's 'Misteltoe and Wine', but I like a lot of others too.

Love your Frosty - I'd keep him nice and warm if he'd like to come and live with me in England, UK!

Thanks for the chance.

he is just darling.. and perfect for the 18 inches of now that just dumped on us. Thanks!

This is such a cute plushie!!!! Want want want!!!! XD

I don't like much Christmas music, although i attach a lot of sentiment to the old Manheim Steamroller stuff because it reminds me of my childhood Christmases.....also very much love the Sarajevo Christmas version of Carol of the Bells done by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. <3

My favorite song is Hawaiian Santa XD I learned it in 5th grade, in the choir. It's funny!

My favorite Christmas carol has always been "Good King Wenceslas," since it isn't one I heard very often. For a long time, the only people I knew who sang it were in my family, so it felt special to me.

My favorite Christmas song is "Holly Jolly Christmas", and Frosty is just precious!

My song is more traditional, it's what we sing in all the swedish schools here. It's called "det strålar en stjärna", in english a star is shining.
Also Lucia sings it and I love the whole Lucia tradition(today is Lucia day)
Here is the song sung by Agnetha Fältskog from Abba;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6lAqTq5Y3E&feature=related

Frosty is gorgeous :) My favourite christmas song is 'I saw Three Ships' from Sting :)

I also have a giveaway on my blog if you like to visit :)

Best regards
Kirie

My favorite Christmas song is the fairy tale of newyork by the pogues, its such a beautiful yet tragic song and reminds me of singing with friends at the top of my lungs. Great times, good music, no worries and lots of alcohol!

My fave is a kids song, I want a hippopotamus for Christmas. Our local Christmas music station plays it all the time, but I spent three holiday seasons singing it to my husband with him thinking I was making it up before her finally heard it:)
My daughter would positively flip over this!
I'm hosting a giveaway too, so pop on over if you have some time...
belle-n-bee.blogpsot.com
beckymac1@hotmail.com

M.A. Numminen: Joulupukki puree ja lyö. :)

Frosty is really really cute!

Love your Frosty - he is too cute!! lol Fav Christmas song right now is "White Christmas".
Hugs,
Kerry

What a cute little guy! My favorite Christmas song is The First Noel, I just think it's lovely. :) Thanks for the kind giveaway, and happy holidays!

That is so cute!
It's fun looking at all these different blogs!
My favorite Christmas song is "Maybe this Christmas" by Ron sexsmith.
Thank you and have a very Merry Christmas!

I love "with wondering awe" so sweet! Merry Christmas!

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas is my favourite Christmas song :)


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just because it's snowing here, i'm thinking of: white christmas :)
cute kitty!

Hooray! He's so cute! Maybe he could sing, "Joy to the World" with me and my family. :-)

I love Hark! The Herald Angel. Thanks for the chance!

My four year old sang jingle bells the whole walk to school this morning, but I think my favorite holiday song is Baby, Its Cold Outside and my favorite holiday movie is Holiday Inn. This cat is adorable btw! We would love to win

I have so many favourite Christmas songs but right at the top of my list is O Holy Night (and I don't mind who sings it) Being in New Zealand we have Christmas in the sun (although you can almost be sure it will rain on the day!) I think this song sums up Christmas in NZ (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4unzHxZKzk&feature=related)

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I love how he's making a snow angel! Too cute Eerika :D

Right now my favorite holiday song is "Happy Holidays" because it's from my favorite xmas movie Holiday Inn :)

The Holly and the Ivy, so pretty. Thanks for the giveaway!

So cute! I love "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" "The Messiah" and "The Nutcracker"

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