Sunday, February 3, 2013

Featured Shop of the Week: Creative Hats and More

My favorite part of the Featured Shop of the Week program is finding new shops to love! This week's feature is Creative Hats and More.
Creative Hats and More started about 3 years ago when owner, Elaine Noonan, started crocheting and knitting hats and scarves for her kids and grandchildren. She says, "I would bring items into work and people would start ordering them. I love to create and design. I have now expanded to photo props, gloves and scarves. My photo prop items include hats, headbands, blankets, novelty hats, and seasonal items. I make a variety of hats in any style you would want. If I don't have it,I would love to try. I am now on Etsy and Facebook. I love working with different fibers. I love hand painted yarns. I never get tired of it. I also do knitting."

Keep reading to find out how you can win a hat from Creative Hats and More!

When asked about the most challenging part of having her own business, Elaine said, "The biggest challenge is trying to get promoted. I am finally working with a baby shop and photographer that has really helped get my items out there. "

Elaine's favorite color is green. Her favorite drink is coffee. Her preferred way to relax is crocheting and or knitting. Elaine's favorite season is fall, "I love the fall colors and the light jacket weather."

Elaine would like all Creative Hats and More fans to know, "I love my craft. I love the challenge of making something I have not made before. I try not to make two hats the same. Most of my designs are my own. I do not write many of them down. I have bought very few patterns."

Creative Hats and More is giving one lucky fan the chance to win this wool blend scalloped beanie with scalloped edges and turquoise ribbon (above). Winner can choose size up to 12 months, with free shipping in the US.
To win, enter using the Rafflecopter widget below. The only required entries are to like Creative Hats and More & Violet's Buds Facebook pages. There are several optional entries to increase your chances of winning, including daily entries for sharing the giveaway, and for making a purchase. It is always nice to stop by the featured shop's page and say hi.
The giveaway starts on Sunday February 3rd, and the winner will be chosen & announced at 8pm CST on Saturday, February 9th.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Want to have your business featured on Violet's Buds blog? Click here to fill out the application for Featured Shop of the Week. This is a free program aimed to give fellow businesses added exposure, and to introduce our fans to your products!

Fine Print: This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Participants are providing information to Violet's Buds and not to Facebook. Your information will not be sold. Violet's Buds is not responsible for any computer or website malfunctions during the giveaway. Incomplete entries will not be accepted. By entering the contest you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. You may not reside in Belgium, Norway, Sweden, or India according to Facebook rules. International players may enter but may be responsible for the shipping if they wish to redeem their prize. If you are not willing to pay shipping, do not enter. Prizes do not have cash value. There will be no returns/exchanges on any of the items.


  1. hi, i'm following the "meet and greet weekend" blog hop . i would love for you to visit my blog and follow if you like it.

    new follow bev

    1. thanks for stopping by! I'm now following your beautiful blog. You really have a way with words :-)

  2. I love alot of them but I am obsessed with hand spun yarn!

  3. Cutest Crochet Easter Bunny Baby hat and diaper set is so darling- my favorite!!


  5. My favorite is the Crochet Owl Winking Earflap Hat!

  6. thank you all for the chance to win this beautiful hat. I dont think I could pick a favorite everything is wonderful rar

  7. My fave is this adorable set.. love leg warmers!!
    TY so much for the opportunity!


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