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Friday
Mar182011

Best Giveaway Ever: Win a Copy of Big Little Felt Universe AND a Handmade Felt Cake by Jeannette Lim

Dudes. Dudettes. You know that I don't like to speak in absolutes (yes I do) but...this is, without a doubt, the biggest, best, awesomest giveaway ever.

Here's the deal. Indie crafter/Etsy artist, Jeanette Lim has just come out with a new book entitled Big Little Felt Universe: Sew It, Stuff It, Squeeze It, Fun! --which I learned about thanks to my friends at Lark Crafts. BLFU features over 70 fun stitched-felt projects—including food items, desserts, and interactive play kits.

And you can win a copy--awesome, right? But wait, there's more: The author, Jeanette, handmade the cake shown at the top of this post for the book, and she donated it for this special giveaway on CakeSpy!!! As you can see, it’s a vanilla cake with eight different kinds of fruit topping, and it comes with candles that stand up via magnets, a serving plate, spatula, and a cake box with a ribbon (not shown) -- all made out of felt!

I know, I know: you want to win this. But how to enter?

It's easy. All you have to do is leave a comment below telling me what kind of cake you're going to have for your birthday this year. I can be a cake you're sure you'll have, or just the dream cake--fantasy allowed.

But--since I'm not above coercing you to like me, I'll enter you in the running TWICE if you "Like" me (CakeSpy) on Facebook. Yeah, you heard me. Do it. 

Giveaway will close on Tuesday, March 29 at noon PST!

 

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Reader Comments (254)

This year it will have to be flourless ... chocolate/hazelnut
March 23 | Unregistered CommenterSharon
Carrot cake without the cream cheese frosting. I love carrot cake but I rarely eat it because I'm not a fan of the cream cheese frosting it typically comes with. Vanilla frosting for me.
March 23 | Unregistered CommenterMaria
I would love to have a chocolate chocolate cake, but my birthday gets overlooked sometimes since it's only 5 days after my daughter's, so we'll see what I get! :) Thank you so much!!!
March 23 | Unregistered CommenterAmy R
I liked you on Facebook, too! :)
March 23 | Unregistered CommenterAmy R
I love jello cream cheesecake, it brings back memories from my childhood
March 23 | Unregistered CommenterAmy
I liked u on facebook!!

For my birthday i love a "dream cake" that i had in my childhood which was a white chiffon with fresh whip and strawberries and blueberries folded in the middle, and oodles of berries sprinkled on top!!
March 23 | Unregistered CommenterMari
Old Fashioned Caramel Cake! I cannot wait until my Birthday!

Thank you for this COOL Giveaway!!!
March 23 | Unregistered CommenterLauri
Oh how wonderful is this, thank you both so much for the opportunity! My birthday is in about two weeks or so (I ain't counting down the days that's for sure) but I already know I will have a coconut chocolate cake with layers of passion fruit mousse, otherwise known as a Selva Negra. nom nom nom!!
March 23 | Unregistered CommenterAmy Nieto
my cake will be white cake with a whipped cream frosting and filling with fresh strawberries on top whole and sliced and layed in between! um like a strawberry shortcake...:) YUM O
March 23 | Unregistered Commenterjazzsgirl6769
first.. since i gave up sweets for lent.. this IS THE ABSOLUTE PERFECT thing for me...
a lovely cake.. without the SWEETS... and for my birthday this year.. i want a
dark chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream frosting and silver sprinkles... but if i win
this cake.. it will be my birthday cake this year.. and EVERY YEAR...
March 24 | Unregistered Commenterjani
My birthday is Saturday and I really really want red velvet with whipped cream cheese icing. Yum
Angel food cake. Yum!
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterSarah
Wow! Awesome giveaway!
I'm running a marathon on my birthday and totally plan on finishing that baby with a slice of carrot cake. Delicious.
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterWhitney N
SO hard to pick! I think I will have the standard yellow cake with chocolate frosting. Yum!
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterKristel
For my birthday, I would love some sort of Turtle cake. Chocolate, caramel, and pecans. With a side of key lime ice cream.
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterKelly P.
I also liked you on Facebook!
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterKelly P.
This book looks cute. I am having visions of chocolate cake with dulce de leche and chocolate ganache for my birthday. mmmmmm. The other question of course is how crazy I am going to get with the decorations. :)
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterNicole
Liked on facebook for my second entry! :) mmm cake
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterNicole
I usually have a chocolate cake with white icing, but my son just made a red velvet cake for his girlfriend that turned out very well and I may request that. Although I did buy cakes from Sugar Rush Bakery for a work event and I've been lusting after a Miss Turtle cake - chocolate and caramel, mmmmmmmmm
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce
Ice cream cake! But the kind that has actual cake in it, not just ice cream shaped like a cake (I'm looking at you, Carvel).
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterJenn C.
White cake with white buttercream frosting. Preferably from Heitzmann's Bakery in Louisville, KY.
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterMyra
No one listens when I say carrot cake is my favorite I LIKE CARROT CAKE. I want carrot cake for my birthday. Even felt carrot cake would be GREAT!
March 24 | Unregistered Commenterpamie
Okay, don't laugh, but I want a Duncan Hines Cherry Chip Cake with matching Cherry Chip frosting.

That's the cake my grandma made me for my birthday every year, until she died, when I was 20...28 years ago. I have some incredible cooks in my life, and for that matter, I'm not too shabby in the kitchen myself, so I could probably have just about any kind of cake I wanted, but birthdays are never quite the same without the Cherry Chip Cake -- glow-in-the-dark faux cherry bits and all.
Well, my 6 year old's bday is 2 days before mine, and we usually have a joint celebration, and I concede to him. and his is plain jane vanilla cupcakes (he doesn't really like sweets-DID NOT get that from me!)
But if I had my way, I'd have a Chocolate Mouse Royale ice cream cake from Baskin Robbins. YUM!!!!
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterBridgette
chocolate coconut cake or brownies or cupcakes...whichever way its delicious!!!
March 24 | Unregistered CommenterShana
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