Pimp that Preserve ~ inspiration 2 (contest info included)

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Pimp that Preserve ~ inspiration 2 (contest info included) wellpreservedpimpsthatpreserve November

When it started to get cold a few weeks ago I bought some nice new socks….of course only a couple of weeks later…one of the socks decided to ‘get lost’, so I was stuck with one, lovely, clean, hardly worn sock…so sad. Then I thought it would make a nice ‘sweater’ for a Jar of Pickled Carrots. The ‘bling’ is a vintage chrystal broach I bought for myself at a flea market many years ago…I love it, there are lots of these to be found at flea markets and they would make a great gift for a girlfriend, aunt, grandma, mum….everyone can find a way to use a pretty broach to fit their style. The gift of pickled carrots is super nice, using it to ‘wrap’ the ‘real gift’ makes it a nice surprise as well.

REMEMBER * you only have until MONDAY to submit your ideas to our Pimp that Preserve contest: you could win a copy of “Canning and Preserving with Ashley English”, and best yet…you’ll have one of the gifts knocked off your ‘giving list’ too!!

Pimp that Preserve ~ inspiration 2 (contest info included) wellpreservedpimpsthatpreserve NovemberHere’s the Details:

* Embellish, package or otherwise ‘dress up’ your favourite  jar of preserves with anything you like as long as it doesn’t damage the contents or break the seal.

* Send us a JPG of your creation to wearewellpreserved at elevenideas dot ca subject line: Pimp my Preserve.

All entries must be received by 10pm EST November 29th, 2010.

We will post the entries and leave it to you guys to vote for a winner! Winner will be announced the 2nd week of December.
The winner will be contacted by email and receive an autographed copy of “Canning & Preserving with Ashley English”
**have fun!**
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  1. That is awesome! I’m giving homemade canned goods for Christmas and I couldn’t figure out how to make them look more … dressed up.

    I’m heading out sock shopping this weekend. What a wonderful idea.

  2. send us some pics! would love to see what you do!


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