win £1000 with hillary's craft competition!

so today I have a little DIY and a BIG competition for you!
I sure many of you would have heard of hillarys.. and the exciting news is they're holding a competition to celebrate all things craft and DIY with a £1000 cash prize for the winner.. and I'm one of the judges YIPPEE!

the competition is open to fellow bloggers using hillarys fabric as the basis for a crafty project! I decided to create my own example project using some of the bird parade fabric (I had to get involved in the DIY action!) to make some little hanging hearts to decorate my doors! 

I can't enter myself so my project doesn't count...darn) but I'll be judging yours which makes up for it!

so if you're feeling crafty (or just want to get your mitts on a £1000.. just picture that shopping spree.. hello new shoes) here's how you can enter:
  • pop over to the hillarys website competition page HERE, fill in your details, select which fabric you'd like and don't forget to say that you heard about the competition from burkatron!!! 
  • hillarys will send you out a big piece of fabric 1m x 1m (you don't need to pay for this!)
  • write a short blog post about your creation with some photos, a brief description of what you've made and state that it's your entry into the competition!
  • email the link to your post to for the judging panel (including me) to see!
the competition is live now and the closing date to request your fabric is march 17th -but you have until march 31st to publish your blog post! so pop over fill in your details here (don't forget to mention burkatron in the referrals section!) pick out your fabric and make something fun! 

I'm really looking forward to judging the entries along with the ladies from live it love it make itnew craft society and craft blog uk go team DIY!!

I'd love one of you to nab the £1000 so even if you're not the most experienced crafter don't be put off, you can check out some of my easy DIY's here to inspire you! 

caroline x
ps.. you can tweet me your links too- I'd love to read them!

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  1. this is so cute, love what you have made for it! good luck :)

    Rachel x
    Style Soup

  2. Love your little stuffed heart! The fabric is beautiful~

    LIVE . IN . LOVE ✞


  3. ooh wow, you should sell these on etsy! i've applied for my fabric, how exciting!

  4. Oh I love the sound of this! I'm a really crafty person but haven't really had the time to do very much crafty stuff for years due to uni work. I've popped in my details, can't wait to receive the fabric and start thinking about ideas of what I can make :)

    Becky @ The Little Blog of Beauty

  5. this sounds like so much fun! i've been thinking of a reason to get back on the sewing machine, so this is perfect. definitely entering!

  6. Great competition Caroline. I've just sent off for my fabric and have a few ideas stewing!

  7. Fantastic competition! :) my fellow blogging friend Christina from Kimi and Me sent me a link & told me this competition was perfect for me so I just had to enter :) I've also now discovered your blog & I have a feeling I' really going to enjoy it! :)


  8. I cannot wait to have a go at this, it sounds like so much fun!
    Amy x | A Little Boat Sailing



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