Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Earth Day Giveaway!


In celebration of Earth Day 2010, Jan from Daisy Janie has organised a mammoth blog-hop giveaway and Umbrella Prints has been invited to join in! If your already on the hop- hi from us!
**comments are now closed :-)

All of the amazing people involved in this giveaway use organic fabric in their range of printed textiles.
Why? Because we want to leave less of an environmental footprint, not to mention the superior look, texture and longevity of the cloth itself. And at the end of the day it just feels better.

Each individual fabric label is giving away something special so hippity-hop to each of the links below and do what you have to do to win!

Umbrella Prints is gifting one special person a whole bunch of our fabrics in too many sizes, patterns and colours to list; but a delicious representative mix it is....and you only have to do one thing....that is.......describe it.....describe Umbrella Print's fabric anyway you like in our comments right here and you are in the running!

and then keep jumping to:

Betz White
Birch Fabrics
Cloud9 Fabrics
Cottage Industrialist
Daisy Janie
Harmony Art
Homesweet
ink & spindle
loop
Monaluna
Swanky Swell


PS wowa Im in shock look at all your wonderful comments-thankyou everybody x!
Comments are now closed for this giveaway we are in the process of picking a winner

593 comments:

  1. Thanks! They look yummy, and clean, and colorful and wonderful!

    I'm going to follow your blog as well!

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  2. I think Umbrella Prints fabrics are fun, playful, contemporary, yet down-to-earth. They would all certainly fit in at my home.

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  3. FABULOUS!! Love the Elephants!!! :) Thanks for joining in the fun! Another new "follower" here!

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  4. vibrant, fun, funky and colorful. You have something for every personality, and to suit any decor. A great selection....

    micaela6955 at msn dot com

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  5. I have loved your fabrics for AGES and your elephant is one my fave fabrics ever! I would describe your fabrics as modern, graphic and elegant, and best of all, Aussie made!

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  6. sharp, colorful, fun....unique!

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  7. Your fabrics look intriguing, fun, and just plain lovely. I'll have to check them out in person so I can think of some better descriptive words. Found you via Betz White. Thanks for the chance.

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  8. Wow! What a lovely giveaway~ I think your fabrics are bright, bold, enticing, and pure delicious!
    Thanks for the chance~

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  9. Umbrella Prints fabrics are simple and elegant with a surprising bit of levity. They are just my style!

    Jennifer
    jennifereladd at yahoo dot com

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  10. I would have to say - bold, modern, fresh. But I can go on and on....

    Love your work - New follower. :)

    Julia

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  11. delicious, fun, vibrant and lovely. I want them all, I wish had the cash to buy them by the roll!

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  12. first time i've seen umbrella prints and my first thoughts were gorgeous and unique. i love them.

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  13. Fun. Striking. Fresh. Modern. Bold.

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  14. The prints are so lovely! They are fresh, fun, and modern! Love them! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  15. Delicious, refreshing, soothing. Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  16. Contemporary designs with eye-catching color!

    Thanks for entering me!

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  17. I love the whimsy touch in the prints. Especially the elephants!!

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  18. yummy, fresh, bold, fun, unique....love them!

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  19. I would describe your fabrics as fresh and fun, perfect for all your projects

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  20. Fun, fantastic, artsy, contemporary, just great!

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  21. i love the texture! it's beautiful and raw and real.

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  22. Colors and patterns and texture, oh my!

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  23. Great Designs - clean, modern, fabulous!

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  24. I love this fabrics and follow & love your blog!!

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  25. colourful, fun, funky, delicious, modern, and hopefully mine???? LOVE them. : )

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  26. your fabric is energetic and whimsical and yet earthy and of course, organic!
    :)

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  27. They are fabrics that inspire creativity. I find them alive with color, energy and song.

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  28. Umbrella Prints Fabrics are fun, funky, modern, and give me so much inspiration!

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  29. Are all about gorgeous colour!

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  30. Love your elephants print, and earth day!!!

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  31. Wow--they look like they have great texture.

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  32. Love the linen-ish texture and the fun prints.

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  33. Fresh, bright, beautiufl colors, modern "down to earth"

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  34. Bold colors, modern designs, and elegant & rich textures.

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  35. modern, colorful and funky - I love them and the heavily textured fabrics are really pretty!

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  36. I love the bold colors and the contemporary look of your fabrics.

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  37. Fun, fabulous, and beautiful.

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  38. "Modern nature" is how I would describe them.

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  39. I-N-S-P-I-R-A-T-I-O-N-A-L! Walking to the beach to shell forage today and a beautiful warm autumn day in Pt. Lincoln, South Australia. What a better way to spend Earth Day. I would make a beautiful shoulder bag with these fabrics! Pam x

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  40. Fabric that adds style in an approachable way. I'm hooked.

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  41. All the adjectives have been used ... multiple times. Your fabrics are every one of them. They are fresh and yummy and fabulous and funky and unique and just plain beautiful.

    Teresa

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  42. Umbrella Prints fabrics are very colorful and fun! They're unique but gorgeous. They seem very modern, also bold. Energetic seems to fit too. (: I'll be following your blog as well, glad I found this giveaway! I found plenty of great blogs worth following!
    hrunner@live.com

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  43. Your fabrics are so lively and vibrant! I love the colors!

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  44. earthy, beautiful, vibrant, delightful. and darnit but those elephants are so cute! love these fabrics, thanks for the chance!

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  45. I'd say clean and fresh and smile-inducing! :)

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  46. Umbrella Prints are earthy and gorgeous and remind me of my year living in Kenya with the elephants and monkeys!

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  47. All I know is that I would love to touch each and every one of them! They are really a fabric lover's dream come true! Thanks for sharing!

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  48. Umbrella fabrics are hip, edgy, fresh, modern, and fun. I love the fabrics' crispness and lightness. Perfect for summer!

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  49. Sunshine watermelon and sprinklers! These fabrics remind me of lawn chairs and picnic blankets from my childhood, with their great texture and large fun patterns.

    sugareaterATgmailDOTcom

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  50. Your fabrics have a homemade, home spun look to them. Very comfy! Love them all!

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  51. GUYS! I'm so glad to have found you through this comp. I think your designs look clean, fresh with a slightly nordic come retro feel. TOTALLY.

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  52. Your fabrics are fresh and original! Thanks for the chance to win. And Happy Earth Day!!

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  53. Thank you for the chance to win such a generous giveaway! Your prints are absolutely beautiful. The word that comes to mind immediately when I look at your fabric is CHEERFUL! They just make me happy!

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  54. earthy, bright, colorful, organic, new spin on nature, modern but classic, lovely with a sense of humor.

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  55. great colours, simple but interesting designs which leave so many options for their use. love them.

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  56. So glad I found you! These look fresh and yummy! Elephants? Too fun!! So many ideas are swirling in my head now of what to make. Hope I win some!

    mly

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  57. Beautiful- count me in please!

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  58. Wow..Umbrella Prints fabrics jumped out at me in that montage. Fresh, beautifully coloured and fantastic texture.
    And no doubt even better in real life!

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  59. Fresh, bright, clean, modern, whimsical. I like how many of the patterns are scrolling and expansive.

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  60. Umbrella Prints are so unique, fun, beautiful,colorful and organic.

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  61. yum! they are all so deliciously bold!

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  62. Fresh vintage.Not my grandma's retro!

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  63. These fabrics look homespun with delightful muted colours. Beautiful!

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  64. Bright, beautiful and modern!!

    Happy Earth Day!

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  65. Umbrella prints are just screaming to me: new bed accessories!

    Bright and soft and wonderful :)

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  66. Graphic, earthy, and well-balanced, with a lot of fun thrown in.

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  67. bright, exciting but not overly busy. Also, responsible!

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  68. I think "fresh" when I see that splash of orange, and also a bit "earthy" when I see more of the earth-tones. Great prints!

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  69. Umbrella prints are vibrant and bold but soothing, almost whimsical (but certainly not silly), with clean lines and fresh designs.

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  70. Texture is the first word that jumps out. Both in pattern and actual material. Also graphic. So modern and fresh.

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  71. sophisticated whimsy!
    beadsinthebelfry at gmail dot com

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  72. Bold, Modern, in the Bloomsbury sense, positively edible!

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  73. i would say natural earth and vibrent at the same time very calm and clean jfleuriel(at)coa(dot)com

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  74. I think they are fun and creative, very modern too.

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  75. Umbrella Prints have the three C's they are colorful, clean, and contemporary love them!

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  76. I find your fabric collection really creative, modern and super fun! :)

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  77. Umbrella Prints have the three C's they are colorful, clean, and contemporary love them!

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  78. They are very earthy in colours and texture! How fitting for earth day :)

    supernerdette(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  79. Interesting and unique - love the how the texture and the design work together!

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  80. I'm so glad that I've discovered you. These fabrics are wonderful.

    Umbrella prints are bold, organic and fresh.

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  81. Umbrella prints are fun, funky and fabulous. Happy Earth Day!

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  82. I think Umbrella Prints look modern and bold and mature.

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  83. I think Umbrella Prints are fantastic, modern, fun & funky, full of texture, organic, YUMMY & DELICIOUS!!! :D

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  84. Always love your colours, so fresh, bright, contemporary!!

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  85. Umbrella prints fabrics are textured, warm, inviting bundles of comfort!

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  86. A rich mixture of joy and modernity.

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  87. Graphic and bold, yet sweet and charming! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  88. Umbrella prints are like having a rainbow of sunshine in your life.

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  89. Unbrella prints are bold and fun and unusual to boot!

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  90. Umbrella Prints are fantastic fabrics that will make every project a joy to complete and they are Earth Friendly!

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  91. Fresh, simple and colorful!
    I love them!

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  92. Umbrella Prints is: an absolute pleasure-to work with, to look at, to support!

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  93. Ooooooooooo I would love these so much!

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  94. Umbrella prints are bold, colorful and fun!
    Bonnie

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  95. They have a vintage feeling to them, like the best of old times, but in a fresh new version. I really like them!

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  96. Looking at Umbrella Prints fabrics, which I've just discovered thanks ( to Daisy Janie, feels a lot like being tickled behind the ear (where creative inspiration lives) with a peacock feather :D
    Just WOW!

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  97. umbrella prints fabrics es.. diversion- color- actual- original- y ecologico!!
    me encantan sus diseños!
    ojala tenga suerte!
    rocio de cordoba argentina

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  98. innocent, but sophisticated. does that make any sense? i´ve had the bird in paradise in my favorites list on etsy for so long. amazing!

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  99. These fabrics look so yummy! They're natural, colourful, fun, playful and also inspirational :)

    Happy Earth Day! And thanks for the chance to participate!!!

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  100. Fresh, cute, funky, organic - I love them!

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  101. i would have to say contemporary, & always in such beautiful colour shades

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  102. I love the texture of the umbrella prints, the patterns give me a sense of calm and freshness. They remind me of my childhood. Happy earth day to all!
    Marina_cerra@hotmail.com

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  103. Fun cute textured organic fabric that can't wait to be used in a million ways!

    stasigh at gmail dot com

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  104. Umbrella fabrics are colourful and vibrant yet with that clean touch that is so hard to get.

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  105. Uh, so happy to have found you - this fabric is just so special!

    Natural luxury! Casual and chick. Modern retro - and YUMMY colours :)

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  106. Thanks for the generous give-away! Umbrella Print: colourful, funky and fun. Happy Earth Day to you!

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  107. Undiscovered!

    That is the best word for me, totally can not believe that you have remained undiscovered to me for so long {until now}. What a natural, playful, friendly range of fabrics that you offer.

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  108. Umbrella prints are vibrant, bright, bold and fun!
    I love the elephants!

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  109. I would descrive it as... warm, colorful, with a little neo-retro twist. Does that make sense? Thanks for the great giveaway (a good occasion to discover new favorite etsy shop, too :)).

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  110. Happy Earth Day to you,
    Happy Earth Day to you,
    Happy Earth Day dear planet,
    Happy Earth Day to you!

    Your fabrics look natural, textured, funky and fun! Lovely!

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  111. Clean, modern, fresh, yet welcoming, cute and cozy. Which is to say, perfect. I just discovered you, and have to say I can't think of anything I wouldn't want to make in your fabrics. Thanks!

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  112. a bundle of deliciousness.

    I would love to just look at them for a while as I imagine the many wonders I could make them into. Probably a modern quilt to show off the wonderful prints and colours - I'd have to keep it cos I'd never want to give it away!

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  113. Such lovely fabrics, like the backyards of the world.

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  114. They are colorful and so nice.

    mystica123athotmaildotcom

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  115. I would love to be able to describe the drape, which I'm guessing is pretty terrific just from what I'm seeing. The colors and texture make me thinking "relaxing".

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  116. Umbrella prints are soft in color and print, yet eye catching. They look like a perfect linen for napkins or a table cloth. The pattern is simple, perfectly simple, yet unique, perfectly unique.

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  117. They are fun, colorful, bright and adorable!
    Thanks for the chance.
    eli_green22 at yahoo dot com dot br

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  118. Umbrella Prints are soft, full of texture and harken back to my grandmothers house. Umbrella Prints are all good things.

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  119. umbrella prints are graphically detailed with a timeless whimsy. they're really delightful! thanks!

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  120. I love love love your prints! I think they are the right amount of earthy, edgy and sweet.

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  121. Hmm,very Aussie - colourful, quirky, somewhat relaxed and a bit cheeky - love them!

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  122. Umbrella Prints Fabrics are earthy, textural, Bright, Happy and Unique. Love them!

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  123. Earthy Retro with a smile! Happy Earth Day!!

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  124. Umbrella Prints are full of fun and not icky stuff!

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  125. Contemporary colors and patterns, all rich in texture.

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  126. These umbrella prints remind me of summer and the beach. They are really nice!

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  127. Green Bag Lady TeresaApril 22, 2010 at 6:56 AM

    I would love to win, they are gorgeous! Thanks much for the freebie and for going organic for the earth! LOVE THE PRINTS!

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  128. UP are fresh and unique, some with a seemingly stencil-like quality of a piece of art!

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  129. Umbrella prints remind me of fruit on ice cream, spring, and color palettes in beautiful photos from gorgeous home mags. Umbrella Prints make me long to create, so wonderful!
    Thank you for the opportunity to tell you how great I think they are! (and the opportunity to win some?!!)

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  130. i love this idea! also your modular kits are great!

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  131. its already been said but in one word....FRESH.... thats what comes to mind.

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  132. Definitely modern and fresh! I love the bright colors along side the natural tan color, beautiful!

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  133. Pinkalicious! I like the blues and greens, too--but the pink makes me so happy!

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  134. The beauty of the thread shines through the ink - they look like they were meant for each other.

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  135. clean and cheerful! far from drab

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  136. Funky Fresh! Love the fabrics.

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  137. I would describe your fabric as down to earth! I love them!!!!!!!

    Thanks so much for the chance to win!

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  138. distinctive. fun. cheerful. original.

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  139. Fresh, youthful and relaxing. There is something calming about them. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  140. oh my, I've been admiring your fabrics for some time now - I'm dying to make a quilt out of them!! They're fun, playful, modern and best of all... distinctive! Love them!
    Thanks for the great giveaway (fingers crossed!!)

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  141. Modern and Fun! Thanks for taking part in such an amazing giveaway. Happy Earth Day!!!

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  142. Whimsical, yet sophisticated.

    I love them all!

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  143. Everytime I look at your prints and colours, they remind me so much of my lovely lovely holiday in Australia. The colours and the unique play of prints - that's Australia to me.

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  144. fun, imaginative, colorful, fresh...all around beautiful and inspiring fabric.

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  145. The fabrics are all in earth colours, and the designs remind me of Art Deco and Art Nouveau designs, all swirly and flowing, definitely worthy of the label "organic".

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  146. Umbrella Prints fabrics are colorful and unique. Thanks for the chance!

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  147. umbrella prints are beyond awesome! Colorful, fun & modern. love them!
    SparklePowerCandace@gmail.com

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  148. Whimsical and modern, yet with a touch of nostalgia. Lovely!

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  149. The first word that comes to mind when I look at the gorgeous colors and the weave of the fabric is: natural. It has a relaxed, natural look that just makes me want to touch it. :)

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  150. These look like linen, yummy!

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  151. beautiful visual texture! clean, they make me feel special just looking at them!

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  152. Fun Colorful and bold. Great giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  153. Thanks for this opportunity!! I love all Umbrella Prints fabrics cause are fun, playful, colorful and vibrant. Like me :D

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  154. i have been a fan of umbrella prints for some time. they are spunky, modern, ecologically responsible, and desirable! thanks for the opportunity!

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  155. they are really vibrant and funky - I love them

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  156. Funky & interesting! I love different prints and they are so cool!

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  157. beautiful, bright, comfortable

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  158. Vibrant, fun, colorful, and natural.

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  159. Umbrella Print Fabrics are beautiful, unique, vibrant...

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  160. Vibrant, organic pieces of artwork designed to beautifully enhance our everyday lives...

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  161. Ooh! They are so raw and rich, earthy, luscious and fun!!

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  162. I love these prints! They are very modern, but earthy. I love the texture. So glad I found your blog!

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  163. Awesomely graphic, classic and bold with the right touch of whimsy.

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  164. i've been a fan of vintage printed linens from the 1940s-60s, and your prints remind me of these...with a modern spin, ofc. They're lovely and unusual.

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  165. Whimsical, yet earthy. Love them all!

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  166. Earthy is the first word that came to my mind.

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  167. I'd call them bold, edgy & fun! Love them

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  168. Unique and inspiring. They also look like they would feel wonderful on the skin!

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  169. Vibrant, fun, warm, inviting and full of crafting possibilities!

    Faithfullysteves@yahoo.com

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  170. Fun and kind of rustic, with lots of great colors.

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  171. eco-chic and delish! i want!

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  172. Modern graphic with a bit of retro touch!

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  173. vibrant, natural and cute, with a dash of sass!

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  174. Natural - part of nature! Great fabrics!!!

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  175. yr fabrics make me want to TOUCH them. texture, ahhh.

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  176. Umbrella Prints fabric is...exactly what I have been looking for! Each fabric is so bright and graphic. Any of the prints would work in my house.

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  177. Modern, playful, responsible.

    craftytofu at yahoo

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  178. I think Umbrella prints are gorgeous fabrics with an organic sensibility (in a design sense as well as ecological). I bought the kit to make the flip dolls some time ago and I saved every little precious scrap (which I later used to make my daughter potholders for her play kitchen).

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  179. The hand drawn feel of these fabrics is incredible, really special. And what a great palate! Happy Earth Day!

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  180. Fresh and cheerful. A way of brightening up my day!

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  181. I describe umbrella fabrics is happy, cheerful, and spring. They are so very fun!

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  182. I love your fabrics, they are down-to-earth yet modern and colorful.

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