get the skinny: a reader giveaway.


you may already be a huge fan, or perhaps not yet know of skinny laminx, but i’ve been a fan of textile designer heather’s moore’s line of home and fashion accessories (including fabric by the meter) since i started blogging in 2006. cape town, south africa based skinny laminx has a new line out and it’s right on trend with all the pastels i’m seeing around these days — acid pastels to be exact. and heather is offering up a generous reader giveaway today. The prize is a $100 gift card to spend in the skinny laminx Etsy shop — anything you like — all of which i should mention is designed by heather, and made right there in Cape Town.


To enter, we’re going to let you play with your imagination a bit, and come up with an acid-pastel food combination, like watermelon and wasabi, or something zany like that. so to enter:


• share with us your favorite acid pastel food combo. you dream one up!

• feel free to share here in the comments (i’d love to hear your combos!), but to officially enter, please email your entry to skinny laminx — shop [at ] skinnylaminx [dot] com.

• email by tuesday, october 29th 12pm EST.

• this giveaway is available worldwide — skinny laminx ships everywhere — yay!

• skinny laminx will select a random winner the week of the 29th and we’ll announce it on our twitter accounts: sfgirlbybay and skinny laminx so please follow along.





56 Responses to “get the skinny: a reader giveaway.”
  1. brookstar says:

    popcorn flavoured jelly beans and red pepper jam!

  2. Nicole says:

    I’m going to go with turmeric and cotton candy!

  3. Korin A. says:

    I’m going to say – Starfruit and eggplant.

  4. Monica says:

    Where to start…I love the pastel pillows, the cute bags. I love them all, thank you for sharing the site, new fan here!

  5. Honora says:

    persimmon and blueberry on acid

  6. riye says:

    Mine would be takuan (neon yellow pickled daikon) and gari (pink pickled ginger)–two of my favorite things to eat with sushi or rice balls. :-)

  7. Jessica says:

    Apricot + Raspberry :)! Thanks for this chance to win one of Heather’s beautiful creations! xo

  8. Hannah says:

    Haha how about lemon and whipped cream?? I’m loving these prints.

  9. Marlene says:

    Mustard and watermelon radish! Not yummy, but pretty.

  10. Rita says:

    Sriracha + Honeydew … could be interesting!

  11. Paula says:

    Dijon + Bubblegum – yum!

  12. Marcie says:

    Kiwis and tangerines! I’m in love with all these prints and colors. So, so pretty!

  13. Tomi Rivera says:

    Lilikoi and guavas!

  14. Rachel says:

    Guava + honeydew…which sounds like it might make a nice fruit salad!

  15. color me “quince mangosteen” please.

  16. Sara says:

    I would love to see Lychee and Oysters! What an awesome giveaway.

  17. cory burnsed says:

    Chive and Cherry Marmalade!

  18. minotmurphy says:

    I’d go with SUGAR & GRAPEFRUIT… tart yet sweet…

  19. Clarity says:

    Marmalade + kiwi

  20. Rachel says:

    Peaches and eggplant

  21. Megs H says:

    Wow!! what an amazing competition! I have my fingers tightly crossed! I am completely in love with the Acid Pastel theme!! Love the colours and everything about it!! I think it is just perfect and would create the loveliest touch to any room in the house. I’m in love with the scatter cushions! Id love to have them in my house! My favorite acid pastel food combo has to be Strawberry frozen yoghurt with yummy lemon syrup drizzled all over it…yummy in my tummy!!! Ooh just divine!!

  22. Traci says:

    Pineapple guava and apple sauce.

  23. Alice says:

    I think lime and blackberry.

  24. Sweet potato, roasted pumpkin, and beet…. with accents of lime

  25. Annabelle PICOT says:

    Frizzy Pazzy & Cherry Jam! Mmmh ! :)

  26. bckueser says:

    LOVE! Kiwi + radishes.

  27. Kirsten Felbert says:

    Pomegranate seeds & blue cheese! Amazing in a salad. Especially one with baby spinach

  28. Geneviève from France says:

    Lavender and apricot.
    Works also well by jam and tarte recipes.

  29. Tory says:

    Candy cane beets + Wasabi

  30. Robin says:

    Sunny-side-up-eggs with a salad of avacado slices and mandarin oranges. Dash of pink sea salt!

  31. Kelly says:

    Strawberries and Butterscotch sauce oo so yummy!

  32. Caitlin says:

    Pomegranate pips and limoncello pops! \(^‿^)/

  33. Tényi Tamara says:

    pillows, and girls dress

  34. dawn says:

    Cantaloupe and Chili powder!

  35. Judi says:

    What a fab giveaway…I am a huge fan of Heather, too! I vote for cornichons and honeyed apricots (probably revolting together on a plate, but I’m imagining Flower Fields in that combo).

  36. Laurie says:

    I would love sweet strawberries with hot sauce.

  37. Kate says:

    lemon cream and lightly torched meringue!

  38. Silvia says:

    Ooh hooray – i love her shop (being from SA as well makes this giveaway even more fun). I’m going to go with cotton candy (pink) and lime.

  39. Emily says:


  40. Stephanie says:

    I love your designs! Wouldn’t mustard and eggplant great!?

  41. Emma says:

    Passion fruit + avocado!

  42. Kate says:

    Ooooh – fig-ice sprinkled with turmeric! Probably terrible in flavour, but the colour combination would be to die for!
    So excited about this giveaway!
    – @KateMetcalf (twitter)

  43. lisa says:

    Lichee and ponzu!

  44. Gretta says:

    pineapple + swiss buttercream!

  45. Jessica w says:

    ginger and mango

  46. Michelle says:

    Pummelo (love the color and the taste is to die for!) and saffron! Maybe it would even taste good :)

  47. Orin says:

    Avocado, red grapefruit, curry and leek. All of them so tasty! :)

  48. Heather says:

    Vanilla Ice Cream , chunks of liquorice and a shot of tangerine syrup.

  49. chay says:

    grapefruit and thyme! wonder what it tastes like.

  50. Gerda says:

    asparagus & qinoa

  51. Wow! Loving these hugely inventive Acid Pastel food combinations! You’ve got a heck of a creative-thinking bunch of followers, Victoria. Looking forward to drawing a lucky winner… xox Heather

  52. Jane MacCuish says:

    Lime with pistachio

  53. rachel says:

    sprite poured over watermelon

  54. Carolsue says:

    Pumpkin pie and licorice
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