The Mermaid project ran from 1st June to the 1st July with a competition to win the mermaid doll pictured above. I was supposed to announce the winner on 1 July but due to an internet failure I have been without reliable internet since Friday (The Horror!). So many apologies to all that were waiting to hear the results.
Thank you so much to everyone who entered. I had so much fun looking at all the posts and it was really really really hard to decide a winner. In fact it was so tricky I had to rope in not just Hublet, but Nanny too.
This is a crazy post with so much thought an effort. Growing Together went completely to town making an all encompassing sensory mermaid/pirate experience for her child. I love the fact that everything was about enhancing the experience for Luath who I bet had a brilliant play session. I know Goblin would have loved he decorated bathroom. I only wish I had more than one prize.
But don't worry if you missed out on the doll this time round. I enjoyed this so much that I will be running another competition in the Autumn to win a Waldorf Inspired Woodland Imp, so get your thinking caps on.
And if you have a second please pop by and check out these two posts and the others on the linky.
*I was concerned that choosing the mermaid painting might be seen as a fix because MamaPeaPod featured the tutorial on how to make the doll. I went back and forth between the painting and the bathroom sensory play before the competition closed, and finally I roped Nanny and Hublet in to help make an unbiased decision. I specifically did not tell Nanny or Hublet anything about the entries. They looked at all 17 entries and independently came to the same two favourites but both chose MamaPeaPod as their top one. So I hope people feel reassured that this was a fair decision.