Saturday, April 19, 2008

Pretty Things Big Give: Pepper Dog Designs

Update: The winner of the Pepper Dog Designs Mary Poppins clutch is This Old Henhouse!


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Lindsay of Pepper Dog Designs creates one of a kind, funky & vintage handmade handbags, aprons and pillows that you’ll want to check out. AND, she’s having a spring sale just in time to make room for all of her new products! Yay!

What inspires you?
98% of the time I am inspired by fabric. I go to estate sales looking for vintage fabric and love
combining vintage with everyday life. As far as the other 2%, it's a combination of the big city life and everything that comes with that (style, culture, creativity, etc.) as well as art. …And I am extremely passionate about finding beauty in things that typically aren't thought of as "beautiful".

What has been your most memorable moment selling your art?
I’ll never forget the first time I took my bags into the design office where I work. I was extremely worried that they wouldn't like them and, in reality, everyone went crazy for them. That really gave me the boost of confidence I needed to start running with what I

Any advice for fellow artists...
Make what you love and don’t care if people don't like it. Ultimately, everyone needs to do what makes him or her happy.

Etsy Shoppe: http://

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Enter this Give-a-way!

Lindsay of Pepper Dog Designs is graciously giving away her Mary Poppins Clutch, made of a killer laminated fabric. The clutch has a magnetic snap closure and lime green ribbon for your wrist. Miss Mary Poppins is 11 x 6"...what a perfect size for your lip gloss, celly and, yes, that Platinum American Express card! Ohh la la!

How to enter:
Take a peek into the Pepper Dog Designs shoppe and comment here stating your most favourite item from all of her pretties and why you love it!


windycindy said...

Happy Sunday, I am so glad I got on your site today. I have entered your contests before, but this one is extra-special! Her site is wonderful. My favorite piece of hers is the
"Spring is in the air Tote!" The vintage fabric is so colorful and I like the magnetic closure. The size of the tote is what I like. Please enter me in your drawing. Thanks,Cindi

Casey said...

Hello! I just had to enter for this bag. I love it! I also love PepperDog's Spring in in the Air bag and the Vintage Denim one. Great work, PepperDog! I wish you continued success with your shop. :)


Jen said...

I LOVE the spring zippered tote! It's the perfect size for my needs, and the perfect colors for everything in my wardrobe too! It is adorable!

lazycrazyjen @

Beat Black said...

I love the punch of colour from this bag. also anything with stripes is right up my alley :)

Train conductor stripe and fuschia tote:


Anonymous said...

That prize clutch is gorgeous. In the shop, I like the reversible orange and red bag the best.


Thanks for hosting this!

ThisOldHenHouse said...

Ok, I NEED that Hoo Hoo Clutch in my life!!

That would be perfect for grabbing and going while I'm running around with my kiddos!

Kyla said...

I love the HOO HOO Clutch super cute, I think it was the owls that sealed it for me :)
Cheers Kyla

Michelle said...

Yippee! I love contests! I hope you sell millions of bags and aprons soon. Just keep sending my mom your link. hehe I had a difficult time deciding which of your "pretties" I liked best. I love, love the give-away - obviously. But, your glamour girl clutch is fantastic! The sparkling inside is an added bonus. Keep rocking!

Michelle M

Anonymous said...

I Love the Vintage Burlap and Denim Bag! I like the combination of colors and fabrics :o) Keep up the great work.

Bunny B said...

Raven darling!! You're spoiling us all pretty!! :) Lovely, lovely giveaways!
Mary Poppins bag? I love Mary Poppins! My fave movie as a kid :)
Well, I certainly love the Glamour Girl Clutch from Lindsay.

Jen said...

I want this clutch! absolutely love it! Such great fabric choices

Rain's End said...

I love the bag called "Spring is in the air Tote" because of its beautiful bright colors and flowers of course!


FaniSong said...

I love the abstract motif on the pouch, hope to win it though -:)


matilda sue said...

It is the perfect black jeans and t-bag I love how it glitters - this shop is so much fun!!!

woolies said...

LOVE this pillow. And it would go rather perfectly in my living room....

mama2lilly said...

i love the spring air tote! soo cute!

mattie said...

My favorite is the Train conductor stripe and fuschia tote. It's simple with a punch!

Katy said...

I love the Flower Garden Half Apron. I just love aprons and i love the ribbon tie on this one!!! :)

Terri Fisher said...

I really like the Spring is in the Air Tote on the second page. I love the colors and it is so reminiscent of spring! Thanks!

tfisher83 AT myexcel DOT com

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for the giveaway! Please enter me! This Mary Poppins clutch is my favorite, so I would obviously be thrilled to win.


Irma's Rose Cottage said...

Loved all of the totes especially the Train Conductor Stripe and Fuschia Tote.


Raven said...

This contest is closed. The random number generated was 6, so the winner of the Pepper Dog Designs Mary Poppins clutch is This Old Henhouse!