Spot the dog COMPETITION!!

It’s nearly Christmas and we have another, new and very special film to bring you – again made by the talented Carl Wakfer.

COMPETITION!!!

Once you’ve enjoyed our little film why not play our little Christmas game of Spot the dog – you could win a Best in show tea cosy and tea towel, just in time for Christmas!

The 'Best in show' prize

The ‘Best in show’ prize

Somewhere on our website (maybe on one of our doggy design products, perhaps!!) you’ll find a little Christmas dog is hiding! Browse our website and find the fella then comment below and tell us what breed you think he is and where you found him. We’ll choose a winner next Wednesday 18th December.

spot-the-dog-layer

Have fun and we hope you enjoyed our new little film! If you did then do check out our You Tube channel for more, including our ‘meet the team behind the cosies’ film which we are particularly proud of!

 

the winner of our photo competition is…

Well we have had a whale of a time recently judging our photo competition. We’d like to run it every week because it’s so much fun looking at the images we get sent by you all! We have to say we’re very glad that in the end we left the choice of winner to you as we’re not sure we would have been able to choose between the stunning entries we received.

So first of all we bring you the runners up, in no particular order….

Living the dream - we loved this entry

Living the dream – we loved this entry

Some of the comments this lovely image received from our facebook page “This has to win!! VW camper tea cosy on tour!”, ” Love it. Will bring our camper alongside and share tea and cake!” We really loved the planned yet natural composition in this image and the perfect tea cosy, ordered to compliment the beautiful van, named ‘May Green’.

And next…

extra marks for inspired use of one of our products!

extra marks for inspired use of one of our products!

There are so many lovely things to this image. Of course the beautiful wire haired fox terrier, named Tabitha is a delight but we also love the idea of making a cushion out of our lovely tea towels, it looks great. Here are a few of the comments from our facebook page. ” Close call, but what a face – had to vote!”, ” I like this one, not sure if its just because I like the live version though! No, its the cushion too!!” A beautiful shot and a very close runner up.

And so to our last runner up (you may remember there were only supposed to be 2 runners up but we had such great entries that we had to have 4 finalists!)…

A fab image that captures a feel of PoppyTreffry

A fab image that captures a feel of Poppy Treffry

This was a real favourite at Treffry towers, with two such beautiful models and such a cosy, cakey, tea time theme we couldn’t help but love it. “too cute and love all the accessorizing (I have some too!)”  This shot was entered by a tea room in Hampshire which looks well worth a visit, the Parlour tearoom.

Congratulations to the 3 runners up, please drop us a line to hello@poppytreffry.co.uk with your postal address and we’ll get your goody bags sent to you.

And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for… Our winner. Please give a big hand to…

George Best welsh terrier with man bag!

George Best welsh terrier with man bag!

This cheeky chappy was the most popular with you voters and clearly stole some hearts out there, receiving comments like “A vote for the outrageously dapper Mr. Best and his mint green ‘man bag’ xx”, “This bag is lovely, and the dog of course…roll on payday!” and so much other praise for the dog that our little handbag started to feel left out!

A fab image and a worthy winner, we thank you Mr George Best welsh terrier and we look forward to seeing what you choose with your £150 to spend on our website or in our St Ives shop.

Thanks to everyone who entered and look out for a new competition soon.

Craft business heroes (like Poppy Treffry) and a little competition

When we first started, down here at Treffry Towers, we had to do a lot of learning ‘on the job’. We made mistakes (and mostly we learnt from them) and we talked to lots of people in lots of places to get advice and tips on running a business, cause nobody knows like those who’ve been through it. So when we were approached by Alison McNicol (founder of stitchclub) to be involved in her book of craft business tips and advice we were really pleased to be able to give a bit of advice back! And we were very excited when we found out that Alison was producing not one but two books, and we were to be considered Craft Business Heroes, it’s got a certain ring to it don’t you think?! And now both books are out and about for you to buy and peruse, Available at Amazon and also in our little shop in St Ives.

If your feeling super modern you can also buy both books for your kindle! (Which of course you can keep warm with one of our kindle cosies!!)

If you fancy a chance to win our lovely cat kindle cosy and a free download of both of Alison McNicols books you can enter our competition here http://eepurl.com/iX4qj but do be warned, it’s a tricky one!!

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