Sunday, June 2, 2013

Weekend gifts

I was so busy working on Tiffany's harness yesterday that I didn't even check the mail until I went out to get the newspaper this morning.  Imagine my delight when I found a padded envelope from Cristina Brown of CK Tiny Tack awaiting me!
Cristina is one of my very favorite English tackmakers so I was very happy to win a free pad in a recent blog giveaway.
Of course, I was even more excited when I discovered that there were not one but two free pads in the envelope....
and they fit my saddles... 
as if they'd been made to measure! 
The blue and black binding is a perfect compliment to my navy coated gentleman rider.
Thank you so much, Cristina, for this lovely and generous gift.

P.S. If you would like to see more of Cristina's work, be sure to check out the CK Tiny Tack blog.  I especially like the pink saddle set she's featuring today.

10 comments:

  1. Congrats on getting one! I got the red one :) Absolutely amazing saddle pads!

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  2. Right back at ya with the congrats! Aren't these pads great? I wish I had more money in my PayPal account so I could add to my brand new CK Tiny Tack collection!

    :)

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  3. Her tack is just breathtaking! You can't tell it's not real unless you put a doll beside it. I hope to be able to afford one someday. I do love the pink saddle, I think Tiffany Purdy would be drooling! :)

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  4. Yay! They came and I'm so pleased you like them, thought I'd throw in the little extra half pad since my own colours changed to pink, haha. ;)

    Thank you folks and your most welcome Jen. Your saddles are amazing and the new pads compliment it perfectly. Our saddles must be such similar sizes to fit the pads so well! :)

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    1. I was really surprised by the "cutsom" fit at first, but upon further reflection, it only makes sense. We're building saddles to fit the same horses and the same riders. It would probably be more surprising if our saddles were completely dissimilar!

      Thanks again. I really do like the pads.

      :)

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  5. Christina just made me the most amazing dressage set for my Keltic Salinero and Mistral models. It's on her blog too.

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  6. That is just FANTASTIC! I can't get over how realistic they look with your saddle. And the Gentleman Rider looks perfect!

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    1. Ya know, it just occurred to me that this doll could be a young Jim Finney. After all, he's got the red hair and freckles. Hmmmmmmm. Maybe he's not such a gentleman after all!

      ;)

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  7. P.S. I didn't know you ever did "Sprenger" irons - those look fab, too. I am just amazed by the whole thing.

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