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August 6, 2011
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August 7, 2011

Sponsor of the Week: Dinky Bird Boutique

If you {heart} flowers, fabric, and girly gorgeousness, then you are going to love this week’s giveaway!  We have some fabulous floral accessories in store for you from our sponsor, Dinky Bird Boutique.

Dinky Bird Boutique is an Etsy shop of blossoms crafted by hand.  Shop owner and designer Stephanie Boman fills her shop with some of the prettiest fabric flower accessories we have ever had the pleasure to discover!

Stephanie told us a little more about herself and her shop:

“I’m a family woman and young adult author. Currently my first novel for teens is on submission to publishers. I make my fabric flowers in the gaps between writing times. I’m very lucky to live in a wonderfully sunny part of the country.

“The act of creating is intensely meditative for me. I have lots of interests that all involve creating: crochet, collage art, gardening, photography, writing, baking, and interior decorating.

“I’m at a point in my life where I’m learning who I am. Artist is a big part, I’m realizing. And whether I’m writing fiction or sewing satin flowers, I’m fulfilling that basic ingrained need to create. And having fun doing it.”

Don’t stop, Stephanie!  We’re in love with your creations!  Just take a look at these flowers–it’s hard to tell that the petals are made of fabric.

These accessories are extremely versatile.  They can be worn as hairpins, wristlets, brooches, or on headbands.  Fabulous!

For our giveaway this week, our randomly drawn winner will receive a Dinky Bird Boutique floral clip (similar to this one).

If you would like to be included in this week’s giveaway, you can do any (or all) of the following:

  • Visit the Dinky Bird Boutique on Etsy.  Tell us which accessory is your favorite in the comments, below.
  • “Like” Dinky Bird Boutique on Facebook.   Leave a comment here telling us that you did.
  • Enter a project into this week’s challenge linkup: Porches, Terraces, and Patios.  (No need to leave a comment here–each project entered is automatically included in this giveaway.)  The linkup begins Wednesday, August 10th at midnight (EST) and closes Friday, August 12th at noon (EST).

Friday, August 12th will be the last day to enter this giveaway.  The winner will be announced in our featured winners’ post next Saturday.

Thanks, Stephanie, for letting Dinky Bird Boutique be a part of the fun at The CSI Project, this week.


  1. jen says:

    my favorite item in dinky bird boutique is the Apple green pixie flower headband

  2. I love rosettes. These are just beautiful.

  3. Margaret says:

    The Neopolitan: Pink, Champagne and Ivory Flower Brooch, Sash, or Clip are my favorite…I love all things vintage…these are beautiful !

  4. Natalie says:

    I “Liked” on FB! I love the vintage inspired flowers. Perfect combinations! I will be posting a sunporch redo on Wed.!! Thanks!

  5. Charmaine Balmer says:

    I love the sherbert hair clips bands!

  6. Katy says:

    I like the Tess: Chocolate Brown Satin and Pearl Fabric Flower Boho Headband

  7. andria says:

    Love the Annie Blue flower. They are all so pretty!

  8. Haley Ellingson says:

    I “liked” Dinky Bird Boutique on Facebook. I’m going to go check out their etsy page. 🙂

  9. Haley Ellingson says:

    It’s hard to pick a favorite, but mine is probably the “earth colored large brooch.” And the baby picture is so adorable.

  10. Mary Miller says:

    Just finished liking the facebook page and I LOVE the Island Blooms: Hibiscus-Inspired Fabric Flower Hair Clip, Pin, Headband, or Brooch in Muumuu Pink. It is just so pretty!

  11. Tara L says:

    Do I have to pick just one? They are all beautiful!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  12. Tara L says:

    I like Dinky Bird Boutique on Facebook.

  13. Mindy says:

    the Toulouse with the peacock feather 🙂

  14. Tracy says:

    I like the Marquerite in antique gold.

  15. Ohhh I’m dreaming of the silver grey flower clip and the Genevieve peach chiffon. Dreammmmyyy!

  16. Carolyn says:

    I’m loving the: Romantic Chocolate Brown, Ivory and Beige Fabric Flower Brooch for Bridal Sash. The colours are just SO elegant!

  17. Ripleigh says:

    I love the Claire, especially the idea of a hair clip! I’m a sucker for anything with poppies!

  18. Lisa says:

    I love anything gray and pink together….so the gray and pink fabric brooch is my favorite from the Dinkybird Boutique!
    ~Lisa @ Organized Chaos

  19. Lisa says:

    I ‘liked” Dinkybird Boutique on Facebook~!
    ~Lisa @ Organized Chaos

  20. Oh my goodness, how to choose a favorite. All of these creations are SO very lovely! I’m a vintage sort of gal and was drawn to the Sonatina Vintage-Inspired Chocolate Brown and Ivory Fabric Flower Brooch, Hair Clip, Bridal Corsage or Sash! Absolutely stunning creativity!

  21. Ad I am now a fan of Dinkybird Boutique on Facebook! Thanks for the link to this fabulous artist!

  22. I love the Fabric Flower Vintage-Inspired Small Chiffon Hair Pin, Clip or Brooch Fabric Flower in Nude or Blush from Dinkybird Boutique’s shop.
    I am also following on facebook.


  23. Valorie R says:

    I love the baby girl head band…sweet.

  24. Katie says:

    I love the navy blue flower head clip!

  25. Monica says:

    I liked your FB page and my favorite was the red valentine.

  26. stephanie says:

    How does any one choose just one. They are all so nice. I do like the baby chiffon, but I am pretty sure it has something to do not only with the clip, but the adorable baby in the pic. I seem to be drawn to such things. 😉

  27. Nicole Lynn says:

    Love the Southern Peach: Brooch!

  28. Caitlin Lim says:

    my favorite is maui blue: turquoise and watermelon pink large..

    they are all amazing <3

  29. Rita says:

    Oh, oh, oh…..I L.O.V.E th Baby Doll…’s gorgeous!

  30. Rita says:

    I also “liked” them on FB….she is talented…loved the Baby Doll,

  31. Alicia says:

    I LOVE the lemon yellow hair clip!

  32. Leah J says:

    I liked Dinkybird on FB & I love them all but the Sonatina: Vintage-Inspired Chocolate Brown and Ivory Fabric Flower is my favorite!! Funny how something so small and elegant can really dress up an outfit 🙂

  33. Liz says:

    Dolce Vita Pink and Peach – it is so billowy and delicate, I love it! But the Neopolitan is a very close second – just beautiful!

  34. Ashley says:

    Wow, there are so many that I love! I really want this gray one, cause I’m making a gray skirt! But I love the watermelon and the Baby doll Shell Pink. So cute!

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