‘avin’ a giraffe! Folksy Friday

This week I tried to design a Sock Giraffe – hence the title ‘avin’ a giraffe! It looks nothing like a giraffe, although it does have a quirky charm with it’s grumpy face and droopy eyelinered lids. So after my hilarious attempt let’s have a look at some ‘proper’ giraffes made by some of the talented shopkeepers at Folksy…

Little Giraffe on Vintage Meccano WheelsNorthfield Primitives ‘Little giraffe is so quiet you wouldn’t know she was there. She tells me that she feels rather awkward most of the time, which is unfortunate as she is by far the tallest animal in the Nursery (25cm on her little red wheels) and is difficult not to notice….’

Giraffe in Stripes Print ialbert  ‘The design is an original illustration created digitally.This print is the perfect a gift for family or friends’

Flower Giraffe Brooch iloveyou  ‘The original giraffe Flower brooch decorated with flowers with Swarovski crystals.
You can not be overlooked.’

5 Scoops High CardLisa Hunt Illustration Doodle Shop  ‘Although perfect for a birthday, this card can be used for any occassion or just to say hello! All cards are printed on quality silky finish card with a white envelope and Left blank inside for your own message.’

Giraffe Print CoastersMelting Point  ‘A set of 4 fused glass coasters with a Giraffe print pattern, each completely unique in gold/black and French vanilla glass’

Knitted GiraffeKent Crafts‘Giraffe toy, hand knitted in Stylecraft 100% acrylic yarn with soft polyester filling. Colours dark brown, light brown and camel. ‘

Just click on the pic or shop name to find out more about these long necked lovelies. Happy weekend from me and the creature! 🙂

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7 Responses to “‘avin’ a giraffe! Folksy Friday”


  1. 1 Clootielugs 27/01/2012 at 6:02 pm

    They are fantastic! What a giraffe! I love you sock fellow…he’s got a great expression!
    Jill x

  2. 2 Ailsa 27/01/2012 at 6:22 pm

    Ooo, I like those coasters…!

  3. 3 Baye 28/01/2012 at 3:13 am

    Your giraffe is great–just blue… with big ears… and big antennas (or whatever the plural on antenna should be), He needs a book called something like, “James The Misunderstood Giraffe.” I often find that what I consider a mistake or just not quite right, is what everyone else loves. This guy is perfect!

    • 4 liz 28/01/2012 at 9:58 am

      What a lovely giraffe, looks like a lady giraffe to me with those great big eyes, but what do I know. He could be a really misunderstood giraffe LOL

  4. 5 Indira 28/01/2012 at 1:11 pm

    Beautiful Collection ! thanks for featuring my art print.

  5. 6 Northfield Primitives 28/01/2012 at 4:56 pm

    A lovely collection, thank-you for including my little fellow too.

  6. 7 Victoria Belcher (@giddystuff) 31/01/2012 at 9:04 pm

    My teen loves giraffes – this is a great collection, and your little sock one is very sweet 🙂


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