Wednesday, July 1, 2009

It's a Colorful Life and *Giveaway*




Jennifer of It's a Colorful Life doesn't know it, but my brain has attached a soundtrack to her shop. Every time I see her shop, her samples, her name- the Eliot Morris song "Colorful World" pops into my head.

I think Jennifer would be glad to hear of this, if she knew Eliot- he's a good friend of my Sister and her husband and and his sweet personality almost matches his immense talent.

It is probably no wonder that my brain has linked these two artists, both downright good people and both attune to the color in the life that surrounds us all
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Jennifer's shop is ablaze with a spectrum of spinning fibers, sock yarn and handspun! Jennifer is also known to list hand dyed fabric from time to time as well. Truly, a virtual fiber junkie's candy shop- go ahead and grab yourself some happy.

We're giving away a beautiful Easter-egg handspun skein! Just visit It's a Colorful Life and find something you like. Write about it in the comments section below here and we'll draw for a winner on Friday! Be sure and twitter, plurk and facebook about this! Let's help Jennifer's shop out!

Thank you so much, Jennifer for your shop and amazing, rich and deeply dyed wonders that fill it!

74 comments:

TheClayMuse said...

loving te Many Berries yarn!
tweeted @claymuse

Linz said...

Oh! I'm so glad she's getting some face time on the blog - I just found her shop last week! I love the All That Jazz fiber on the merino top/roving.

Another shout-out on kansasienne.wordpress.com momentarily.

missus.mint said...

yumm! The Deepest Depths batts are beautiful!!

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Bejeweled said...

The Raspberry Lemonade spinning batts! What wonderful rich color!

skaro964 said...

I love all her colors and they yarn just looks so yummy, The watermelon and Strawberry milk shake are great.

will tweet @skaro964

Jacy said...

Bright Lights Big City (me and my rainbow obsession) and Highlighter are two that I keep going back to to stare at. Her colourways are incredible!

Jacy

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Kristina said...

I have to be honest - my favorite item from her is the one you are raffling off! I just love it. But I am intrigued by her "fat sock yarn" department, and will check back to see what she has there.

Quilting Pansy said...

I really like this one
Handpainted handspun Corriedale worsted weight yarn, WATERMELON

Sarah said...

Oh! I love the bright lights big city color for the merino top/roving. Gorgeous!

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K said...

"Too much Red" is just that! What wonderful looking bats - my fingers are itching to spin!

Kristen said...

I love the Handpainted handspun superwash wool sport to fingering weight yarn, STRAWBERRY MILKSHAKE. Gorgeous!

rebelhousewife said...

I love the hot stuff and the lipstick spinning bats, gorgeous.

Krista

MissMoosey on Ravelry said...

The Many Berries yarn is gorgeous!!

Bombshell made redundant. American misplaced. said...

Bright Lights Big City. I do not phear the rainbow. :P
RT'ing @millarca

Emily said...

Oh! Oh! Bright lights, big city is my kind of colors! I love Opal and all of the pixelated projects! (Those are so fun and what a cute name!) Why does this blog do this to me!? I just spent my "allowance" at Corgi Hill Farm...wah!

goodnessgraciousWV said...

oooooh! so many yummy purples! I 'specially love the raspberry lemonade batts!

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Vanessa said...

I love the color of the deepest depths batts. Gorgeous!

Rachel Suntop said...

I've been looking at the Grapevine roving for some time now. I also love the opal roving. The batts have beautiful vivid colors.

Lycanthrophile said...

All That Jazz is a color scheme I've been looking for. I love it.

Lauria @ Brackenbury Lane said...

I love "Many Berries!" So pretty the depths of the color and the contrast - stunning!

Will Twitter @lauriarose

ikkinlala said...

The DEEPEST DEPTHS Spinning Batts are so pretty!

Toby said...

I am drooling over all of the batts and can't decide which one I like best. The Mint Chip fiber braid though - that one I could definitely decide on.

TJJ said...

Watermelon is beautiful.

Sally said...

The Blossom fiber braid is my favorite. All of her colors are beautiful.

Tamara said...

Beautiful colors! I really like the deepest depths colorway!

tracethekat said...

All of her fibers are beautiful! I love the Blueberry Lime Rickey merino roving!

Angele said...

I love the Hotstuff Batts the colors are so bright. They look perfectly blended!

Lilm4105 said...

Love the Strawberry Milkshake handspun!
Emily
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CindyD said...

DEEPEST DEPTHS Spinning Batts is my favorite. Jennifer's site just explodes with color! A very fun play to visit!

Amelia June said...

Oh my goodness I absolutely love the pixelated sock yarns, how gorgeous!

I'm also intrigued by the idea of fat sock yarn--what is it? What does it feel like? :D

monique said...

I love purple and the grape fizz is to dye(lol) for.

Buckette said...

Omigosh! How can one possibly pick one item to write about from such a beautiful shop with an abundance of color? I'll go with the Superwash Merino Sock Yarn in the Many Berries colorway.

Oooh! And the For The Girls colorway is lovely as well.

Thanks for spotlighting another great shop!

Judy said...

Strawberry Milkshake and Watermelon! Yum, yum!!!

Pkbw28 said...

I am drooling over the pixelated project sock yarns!

Heather said...

Gosh, it's really hard to choose. I love the giveaway yarn!

I guess my favorite in the shop is the Blueberry Lime Rickey -- I love that color combo.

EverImprovingMe said...

I love the raspberry freeze roving!

Cathy said...

How do I list EVERYTHING that I want? It is all so colorful. I liked the Rasberry Lemondade,Reptilia and State fair in the batts. THat was just page one. Page 2 opened up so many more.

mamakin said...

There's too many things here to love! The Bright Lights Big City brings me back to my tie dye shirt days in college & I love it-yup, I'm old lol. I'm also crazy about the Raspberry freeze merino wool top/roving and The Pixellated Poject Purple Burgundy striping sock yarn and the Many Berries sock yarn. You can't go wrong with anything in this shop!
I've blogged,twittered,plurked,FB and walked around the house without a cane Woohoo!

BeckyS said...

The pixellated project sock yarn is to die for! I love it. And there are many many of her batts and rovings I'd love to own. Another Tweet-worthy shop to be sure. :)

craftygal86 said...

Many berries = yum!!

Turtle said...

great colors. luv the grape fizz and twilit fizz batts.

Sharon said...

I love all the colors in your yarns and fibers but I find myself captivated by the pixellated sock yarns, especially the Purple Magenta. Just such fun.

Nightphoenix said...

I think the pixellated project sock yarns are fascinating. I especially like the Purple Burgandy colorway.

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ZombieCat said...

Holy crap, my credit card just exploded! I like Raspberry Lemonade, More than Just Red, Smitten, Twilit Sky...and that's just the first page. Oh man. My budget doesn't need this! But my stash sure does.

wenchamok said...

I'm such a sucker for blues -- those Deepest Depths spinning batts are heavenly!

Jen

Terri said...

WOW! Love this shop but really and truly my favorite is your giveaway yarn so I think I should probably win it.

Autumn said...

For the Girls and Many Berries are my favorite. They are just beautiful.

wickedsharp said...

I love the Twilit Sky batts and the Mint Chip roving!

also tweeted -- @lachatdelarue

brownbear said...

I really like her colors! My favorites are the raspberry lemonade, blossom, grape fizz, and more than just red fluff.

Kim Stone said...

I'm really thinking, once pay day arrives, that Twilit Sky will be mine!

Mama Rasheika said...

love that handpainted superwash~

LICraftgal said...

Oh wow, smitten, grape fizz and lazy afternoon!!! Now those are my colors!! Her stuff is just amazing. Another shop going into my favs to keep an eye on.

K said...

Love the Stawberry Milkshake yarn!

Brody Knits said...

I like Bright Lights Big City.

Rav: Brody

Eileen said...

Love the ribbons in her hair & bright lights rovings. Just yummy!

Cozy Knitting said...

Wow! I love Twilight Spinning. The colors, the fiber choices, the everything!

Lita said...

Oh, I love the Twilit batts...and the Fall Rose Garden top. :D

Max. H said...

Wow! I'm loving all the luxury batts! Grape Fizz is just goregous!

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MyaStone said...

I don't spin, but the Fall Rose Garden looks beautiful!

LeiLaniSue said...

Wow! Youweren't kidding about color!!! I really like the Grapes on the Vine roving!

idyll hands said...

I'm sorry, but how do you pick a favorite fiber from her shop - they are all so freakin' gorgeous!

I think it will be easier (but not much easier) to pick a yarn. I love her strawberry milkshake yarn... okay, more than love, I covet it!

EileenD said...

The TwiLit Spinning Bats are almost enough to make me start spinning. They're beautiful.

danielle said...

WOW! My mouth started drooling as I clicked on the site! And then, I saw, the Many Berries sock yarn....wish I could whistle! It is something!!!

Carlin said...

I adore the Berry Peach Smoothie Fiber.

Amie F said...

Love the Strawberry Milkshake handspun.

Creations By Hand said...

I like the Handpainted handspun Corriedale worsted weight yarn, WATERMELON.

pixiefashions said...

I posted about the contest on my blog http://pixiefashions.wordpress.com/2009/07/03/phat-fiber-contests/

rebelhousewife

morgaine24 said...

i love the raspberry lemonade vbarton24 at gmail dot com

morgaine24 said...

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zot said...

All the colors are beautiful, especially Blossom and State Fair. Special mention to Blueberries in my Orange Juice for awesome name. I especially like the pixellated sock yarn and the rovings.

donna said...

So much pink!!! I love it all, but if I had to choose it would be the Watermelon handpainted handspun...I love pink and green together.

joeyshouse said...

Love it! The Pixellated yarns, the bright rainbow batts... I think I'm going to have to go back and stare at all the pretties for a while.

Leslie said...

I'm in love with the Melon Balls superwash sock yarn!

trh said...

Love Bright Lights Big City and Fall Rose Garden - what gorgeous colors!