Tuesday, November 24, 2009

the rikrak studio *let's celebrate* MEGA handmade giveaway!

Picnik collage
some of the goodies in the mega giveaway prize pack!

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yay!
it's that festive time of year when we all love to celebrate with our dear family + friends and the festive seasons that surround us!

i'm so fortunate to have such a wonderful community of readers, handmakers, & encouragers here on the rikrak studio blog, and with my little rikrak shop, too.

thank you.
thank you so very much. it's a JOY to handmake and share in this community with you!

so in honour... i asked over 30 different handmaking favourites + rikrak studio friends if they'd join me in celebrating all of the wonders of the season... and look what you can WIN!



my giveaway 101

hot-diggity-dog!
that's right.

one lucky rikrak studio reader will be celebrating the Holidays early with a GIANT + rockin' giveaway pack, brimming over with amazing handmade + vintage loving goodies from the most wonderful handmade artists around!

:::::: the prize pack is valued at OVER $450.00 USD :::::
:::: hokey dinah! ::::

what a prize pack!

i'd like to SUPER thank the over 30 artists who joyfully came on board to make this giveaway happen. what wonderful + generous souls they are!

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----> here's how to enter! <----
1. tell us SOMETHING you're *celebrating* this season.
it could be an event, a milestone, a holiday, etc. we'd love to hear about it! leave us a comment here. = 1 entry

2. tell us SOMEONE you're *celebrating* this season.
a family member, a colleague, a remembered friend. i know we all have folks that cheer us on. tell us who you're celebrating and why! = 1 entry

3. visit the GENEROUS handmade shops of the folks who made this giveaway possible.
come back here LEAVE ONE COMMENT on what you'd love this celebratory season from their lovely shop. = 1 entry per comment

you can visit as many of the participating shops as you'd like, and comment once for each shop. = 33 possible entries

the fabulous handmade shops participating are:

nancywallis -
prize: romantic + whimsical drop earrings

laurabucci -
prize: eco friendly cup cozy

littlebitofpretty -
prize: stunning stitched seed bracelet

stuffbysteph -
prize: a set of beautiful handfolded cards

tanisalexis -
prize: lovely organic sage eco sachet


offthehooks -
prize: warm and wonderful handknit wrist cuff

loopy4ewe -
prize: sweet handknit lip balm cozy

julie ellyn -
prize: fun gift certificate for 20% off your $50 or more purchase

ivaart -
prize: gorgeous + festive dangly earrings

prairieblossoms -
prize: beautiful earrings & necklace set in wrapped wire

myhandboundbooks -
prize: the loveliest mini-sized leather notebook

chelsea vantol -
prize: the most fantastic adorned tin of fun!

getreadysetGO -
prize: a $10 gift certificate to spend in her amazing shop

the little red door -
prize: a $15 gift certificate to spend in her fabulous shop

stringmealong-
prize: a wonderful $10 gift certificate
for her shop

bovinebubbles :
prize: a fabulous $20 gift certificate for her shop


black lotus design -
prize: the most beautiful garnet red earrings

alexkeller -
prize: fabulous recycled + vintage chain necklace

milemarker -
prize: beautiful art print leaf photograph


the empty nest
prize: gorgeous recycled sweater gloves

kristin friesen
prize: beautiful garnet red glam drop earrings

rikrak -
prize: eco friendly recycled felt ruffle stocking


random pretties -
prize: a gorgeous appliqued zipper pouch


tomatedepingles-
prize: a fabulous recycled jewelry set


2revert -
prize: gorgeous + sporty recycled skateboard necklace


kritterknitter -
prize: the loveliest crocheted coasters set


bornagain purses -
prize: warm & fabulous recycled mittens

arly-
prize: an adorable handknit sweater card


minouette -
prize: a spectacular block printed moon ornament

pinkfire-
prize: beautiful + dainty white earrings

puncezilla -
prize: festive fabric bunny zipper pull

enthral -
prize: a set of fun button hair elastics


suziescards-
prize: festive retro card set



4. come follow or subscribe to my little blog
FOR THIS PARTICULAR GIVEAWAY, you MUST be a rikrak subscriber or follower to WIN!
and join in the fun everyday! = 1 entry
please leave me a comment about it.

5. you can also enter by twittering about the giveaway!
= 1 entry per twitter, up to 3 entries/ total tweets! ;)
and come back here and tell us about each sweet separately
(please try to include @therikrakshop so i can see it, too! :)

6. you can also enter by blogging about the giveaway!
and telling us about it here
= 1 entry

7. you can also enter by doing a facebook update
about the giveaway with a link and telling us here.
= 1 entry

8. you can also enter by posting on this thread i've started in the etsy forums!
here:
and coming back here to leave a comment.
= 1 entry

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---> RULES <---
a) it is possible to have numerous entries total per person.
b) please make sure to leave each entry as it's own comment. thanks!
c) for this particular giveaway, YOU MUST BE A RIKRAK studio follower or subscriber,
old or new! thanks!

d) ONE winner of this MEGA giveaway will be chosen from random.org on dec.3rd @ 9pm.
e) please be sure to leave me an email where i can reach you if your account doesn't link to one. thanks.
f) thanks so much everyone! and happy celebrating!

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superthanks, lovelies!
you're the best!
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2,036 comments:

  1. I am celebrating being engaged this holiday season--got engaged in october and we're getting married in April!

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  2. I am celebrating my Granny--she is such an amazing woman! Not afraid to be herself, so kind and supportive but also stubborn (in a good way). I am so thankful for every holiday I get to share with her!

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  3. I am celebrating the removal of my Gallbladder. Hooray, no more gallstone attacks!

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  4. I would like Random Pretties' orange leaves pouch!

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  5. I am celebrating my sweet daughter Willa's birthday! She's turning seven and I'm baking a million cupcakes!

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  6. Now this is what I call a GIVEWAY! HOLY MOLY!!!!

    I just retweeted you

    twitter/veneziebags

    Karen

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  7. Just added myself as a follower, whee! Now off to do the other stuff!

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  8. I am celebrating the new addition to our family, Laura aka the Lil Sprout. Gotta find that Baby's First Christmas outfit :)

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  9. I am celebrating another year of amazing changes -- left soul sucking day job, took on some big crafty biz challenges, and had a new baby. Whew!

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  10. I will be celebrating my 25th birthday :)

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  11. I'm celebrating with my boyfriend, cause he is all I have here. My friends and family are living far far away.

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  12. RandomPretties's Shop: 3T Crafter In Training Peasant Top

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  13. tomatedepingles's Shop: tracks . recycled negatives earrings

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  14. 2ReVert's Shop: Recycled Skateboard Bangle - Angles

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  15. I RTed you on twitter! (using the new feature, so you'll have to check your Retweets).

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  16. Sent a Facebook update! http://www.facebook.com/iheartthatdance

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  17. I am celebrating family this holiday season....I am just so thankful for the people God has put around me!!! :)

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  18. We are celebrating my son's 4th birthday coming up soon during this season! :) Such a blessing he is! :)

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  19. And I've posted on the Etsy thread (as thepiperswife)! This is fun :) Will start checking out shops tomorrow -- blog post forthcoming!

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  20. I tweeted about this here:

    https://twitter.com/KatyLMA/status/6012528248

    And...I just noticed...the winner is picked on my son's birthday!!! ;)

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  21. From Random Pretties I like the Umbrella Key Pouch! :)

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  22. This holiday season I will be celebrating my parents 75th Thanksgiving and Christmas! What a blessing to have them both.

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  23. We're celebrating three years in our very own home!

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  24. I'm celebrating my best friend Laura, who's staying with us for a bit before moving to Korea for a year. I'm so happy to have a month or so of her hanging out with me!

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  25. I follow your blog on google reader.

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  26. I love your felt stockings, they're so cute!
    Thanks for the give away.
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

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  27. This year me and my family, we're celebrating our new house so I am full of decorating projects!
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

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  28. I am a subscriber!
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

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  29. KritterKnitter's Shop: Crocheted carry all string bag in shockingly bright pink

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  30. bornagainpurses's Shop: Creamsickle Touque

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  31. We're celebrating that my husband was able to find a new job after being laid off earlier this year!

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  32. I am celebrating the fact that I have saved enough to take my long desired trip to Florence early next year. I've been saving now for 2 years, so yay!

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  33. I'm celebrating my 1st wedding anniversary on Jan 3!

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  34. I'm celebrating my brother and sister!

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  35. This holiday season I am celebration my big brother, Alex, who passed away 6 years ago. I celebrate is life everyday, but even more so around the holidays.

    http://www.ofmiracleandwonder.com/2009/11/thankful.html

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  36. This year, I'm celebrating my hard work in school as an Art Ed. major. I've been working my butt off for a 4.0 GPA, so hopefully come December that will be maintained.

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  37. I'm celebrating thanks for my fiance. He has stuck with me through thick and thin, always supporting me with his words of wisdom. Since the start of this month we've been together 3 years, and they have been charming.

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  38. You know I'm a big follower!!! ;) Love your blog!

    spektorish @ gmail.com

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  39. Tweet!! http://twitter.com/spektorish/status/6014262879

    spektorish@gmail .com

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  40. Posted in your thread, I'm laurart.

    spektorish @ gmail.com

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  41. OFF THE HOOKS: City Lights yarn (gorgeous!)

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  42. ENTHRALL: Silver Bird Pendant (whimsical; I just love it and I think I've tweeted it before) :)

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  43. It's insane!! So many goodies:P

    I follow your blog:)

    that's #1

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  44. I celebrate my just-opened etsy shop:) yay!

    http://travels.etsy.com

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  45. Tweeted!
    http://twitter.com/smileee2/status/6014488326

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  46. I celebrate my sister!! she rocks:)


    I'll be back for those extra entries later!

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  47. Here is my blog post. Usually don't do this, but this is an amaaaaaazing giveaway, I had to! :)

    http://theforgottenbrush.blogspot.com/2009/11/one-more-to-go.html

    spektorish @gmail.com

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  48. Random pretties: again, can't get over this adorable shirt http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=33119433

    spektorish @ gmail.com

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  49. Those origami crane necklaces are sweet from tomatedepingles!!

    spektorish @ gmail.com

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  50. 2reVert has awesome recycled cufflinks! I love the colors, and how they're recycled.

    spektorish @ gmail.com

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  51. Oooh - what a great giveaway! Yowzer!

    This holiday season I'm celebrating my first Christmas as a wife! And in our first home. I can't wait to wake up Christmas morning with my new hubs! :D

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  52. I am celebrating my studios first year of being open!
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  53. I am celebrating with my husband, who is also my partner at the studio.
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  54. It's hard to pick just one *who* I'm celebrating this year, but there have been lots of new babies in our circle this year and I'm so excited to share the holidays with one in particular... my little newphew who is still too young to know just how much he's loved!

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  55. Just became a follower after reading about you in ihearthatdance's tweet! Thanks!

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  56. We are celebrating nine wonderful years of marriage! I am extra excited about that this year!

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  57. I am celebrating my fabulous Hubbums who has worked so hard to make some big life changes this year!

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  58. I just retweeted about your super fabulous giveaway!

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  59. kritterknitter: I love her hand knit socks, they look so warm!!

    spektorish @gmail . com

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  60. bornagainpurses: Mossy With Flare Recycled Wool Sweater Purse would make a great gift for someone I know.

    spektorish @ gmail.com

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  61. I am absolutely in LOVE with Sir Larry's Mustache at Random Pretties.

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  62. arly: Wow, the Creamy Cables and Bamboo Knit Handbag is lovely!!

    spektorish @gmail . com

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  63. minouette: her linocuts are great, really inspirational since I'm currently in a printmaking class. Love vixen in the snow.

    spektorish @gmail . com

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  64. I love the all cream stockings from rikrak!
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  65. puncezilla: Aww, how cute! Alley cat from wool work socks would definitely find a good home with me. :)

    spektorish@ gmail.com

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  66. I like the Dandelion Sails - 8x12 photograph by: milemarker
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  67. At tomate d'epingles shop I love the recycled leather wings necklace!

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  68. Although I can't be a "winner" of this giveaway since I am one of the shops "giving"; I just have to comment on the simple joy it gives me to read all the comments.
    How refreshing to read positive thoughts & to focus on what we are thankful for & what "wonderfulness" we are celebrating.
    I am so pleased that my little cards are part of this giveaway!
    Thanks Rirak!!

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  69. I like the gold luck - a necklace of vintage and recycled jewelry
    by: alexkeller
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  70. At 2revert I love the angles recycled skateboard bangle!

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  71. I like the Rainbow Moonstone Round Ring Size 6.75 by: BlackLotusDesign
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  72. At Kritter Knitter I found the cutest little white and leaf green coaster set!

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  73. I like the ski jump coffee cozy at Born Again Purses!

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  74. I like the Udderly Whipped Bath and Shower Soap Fluff Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin by: bovinebubbles
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  75. LOVE the Creamy Cables knit handbag at Arly's shop! Love it!

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  76. I like the Frankly, My Dear.... Earrings by: stringmealong
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  77. I love the Elephant Pillow at Minouette's shop!

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  78. The Filigrann Necklace at Pink Fire is amazing!

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  79. I like the UPCYCLED Bright Blue VINTAGE Train Case with Cityscape and Red and Black Tree by BLOCKPARTYPRINTS by: GetReadySetGO
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  80. I like the Gingerbread Man Christmas Door Hanger / Decoration
    by: ChelseaVanTol
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  81. At puncezilla's shop I fell head over heals in love with the wool sock monkey! Holy CUTE! He is wonderful!

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  82. I like the Caramel Leather Journal with flower bead - chunky and pocket sized by: MyHandboundBooks
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  83. I love the 2 Circles pendant on the black leather cord at Enthrall!

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  84. I like the Cherry Red Drops Pendant/Necklace
    by: PrairieBlossoms
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  85. I love the Oink Oink greeting card in green at Suzie's Cards. How cute is that?!

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  86. I like the Custom Pet Portrait - Painting by: ivaart
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  87. I like the 0 to 3 Months Hot Blue Cotton Beanie with White Flower and Gold Center by: loopy4ewe
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  88. I really like the Party Girl necklace at Nancy Wallis Designs! It is so pretty! Perfect for a holiday party!

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  89. I like the Autumn Berries Fingerless Gloves w/ Upcycled, Hand-dyed yarn
    by: OffTheHooks
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  90. Laura Bucci's Linen pouch with Houses is adorable! I love it!

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  91. The Emma necklace at A Little Bit of Pretty is fabulous!

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  92. I like The Emma - Holiday Edition
    by: littlebitofpretty
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  93. I like the zen bracelet that was sold by Stuff by Steph!

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  94. I like the Linen Pouch - Red or Gold Leaves by: laurabucci
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  95. I love the We Keep Making Dreams for Ourselves piece by Tanis Alexis.

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  96. I like the Set of 6 Christmas Reindeer Greeting Cards by: suziescards
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  97. I like the Silver Saffron Crocus Flower Necklace by: Enthral
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  98. I like the Harvest Fingerless gloves at Off the Hook.

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  99. I love the adorable black and emerald beanie at loopy4ewe.

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  100. I like the Nautilus and Mermaid Pillow - Linocut on silk with patchwork by: minouette
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  101. The Butterfly Love pendant at Julie Ellyn is very pretty!

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  102. I like the Creamy Cables and Bamboo Knit Handbag by: Arly
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  103. At Iva Art I really like the creative lip balm in raspberry.

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  104. I like the Recycled Skateboard Cufflinks by: 2ReVert
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  105. I love the A Sprinkle of Pixie Dust pendant at Prairie Blossom's shop!

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  106. I like the Pod Sling Bag
    by: RandomPretties
    contact@liquidambarstudio.com

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  107. I love that My Handbound Books has a kit to create your own leather journal.

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  108. Chelsea Vantol's fancy fluffy recycled flower headband is wicked cute!

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  109. I LOVE the Vintage Blue Train Case with Black Bats and Antique Skeleton Key at get ready set GO!

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  110. I like the Naked Planet necklace at String Me Along.

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  111. The orange vanilla cupcake shower cubes look AWESOME at Bovine Bubbles!

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  112. The Blackstar Round Open Bangle at Black Lotus is GORGEOUS! Love that!

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  113. I love Alex Keller's Purple Haze Necklace.

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  114. I like Mile Marker's Blue Building, Blue Door piece.

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  115. Right now in your fabulous shop I am loving the charcoal grey ruffled Christmas stocking!

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  116. My husband and I are celebrating our FIRST Holiday season as home owners!

    ~Brooke
    brooke.malko@gmail.com

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  117. Wonderful giveaway! I am celebrating my success with my Rabbit Tarot and my lovely friends who helped me along the way. I love this necklace by littlebitofpretty
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=33253621

    I'm bluedogrose on etsy

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  118. From Random Pretties:

    Buzz Buzz Skinny Pouch

    Karen

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  119. I will be celebrating the holidays of Eid , Christmas , and my friend's and beau's b-days . I love pretty much all holidays because it makes you appreciate your family and what you have :)
    tumblemumbo(at)gmail(dot)com

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  120. From Enthral:

    Silver Saffron Crocus Flower Necklace

    GORGEOUS!

    Karen

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  121. today I'm celebrating my fiance and mines three year anniversary!

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  122. prairie blossoms: the country heart resin necklace is lovely!!!! I want!!

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  123. I would be celebrating my beau because he has been with me through thick and thin . I am very lucky to have him in my life .
    Also lucky to have my dad ,mom , cousins and beau's family too .

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  124. My new husband and I are celebrating thanksgiving by having our very first dinner here, alone, and all vegan. It may just start a new tradition in our house!

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  125. From Offthehooks:

    Willow Loop Scarf and Neckwarmer

    Karen

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  126. From Paper Cakes:

    EVERTHING -love love love that shop!

    Karen

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  127. random pretties - I like the hedgehog pouch - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=24340206

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  128. From Getreadysetgo:

    UPCYCLED Hot Pink VINTAGE Train Case with Row of Poppies in Black From ELEPHANNIE

    THAT IS AWESOME! I love poppies!

    Karen

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  129. prairie blossoms: the country heart resin necklace is lovely!!!! I want!!!

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  130. And I tweeted @ourdesignedlife too!

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  131. ivaart: your harmony earrings are amazing: I want them in my stocking!

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  132. tomatedepingles - the peacock necklace - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=30651253

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  133. GetReadySetGO: I want the purple pick your poison bag. It's pure style. If I win I will use my gift certificate on that one!

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  134. laura bucci your wallets are lovely. I'm going to favorite you!!

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  135. string me along: I so dig your naked planet earrings. I was telling my husband today that I loooooove lava stone jewelry!!

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  136. 2revert - recycled skateboard bangle - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=34129619

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  137. From Stringmealong:

    Beckon - Lapel Pin

    very different - I like differnt!

    Karen

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  138. kritterknitter - crocheted carry all string bag in hot pink - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=23165385

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  139. I twittered about this awesomeness :D

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  140. bornagain purses - pretty in pink grey purse - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6219413

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  141. I'm celebrating plenty of time with family! Of course the holidays, but a couple birthdays and an anniversary as well.

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  142. arly - bubblegum headband - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=16748405

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  143. Every year I celebrate and remember my dad and am thankful for every moment I had with him while he was still with us.

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  144. minoette - seahorse pillow - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=24046549

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  145. Love this necklace from randompretties

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=17778922

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  146. enthral - black coffee necklace - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=14749826

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  147. Such a unique shop! Love this from tomatedepingles.

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=26710839

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  148. suziescards - little brown dress card - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=26892198

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  149. This bangle from revert is great!

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=34129619

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  150. laurabucci - nests linen teapot cozy - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=30911125

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  151. Cool cuff from enthral!

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=17279528

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  152. Cute minicards from suziescards

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=31879320

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  153. littlebitofpretty - pearl and ice flake necklace - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=31387735

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  154. OMG, love laurabucci's shop.
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=33657262

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  155. offthehooks- cobalt scarf - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=18597286

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  156. Love so many things from GetReadySetGo but I think this is my fave.

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=20907319

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  157. loopy4ewe - cotton brim beanie rose fuschia hat - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=20506247

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  158. ivart - creative lip balm in vanilla -http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=12127714

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  159. I'm celebrating Christmas of course. Yes, typical but not much else is going on this time of year...hopefully I'll celebrate an engagement but I'm not holding my breath just yet.lol.

    littledeadmommy@gmail.com

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  160. prarieblossoms - pink cotton candy earrings - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=21977692

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  161. myhandboundbooks- pink suede journal with hot pink pages - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=24093521

    tumblemumbo(at)gmail(dot)com

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  162. chelseavan tol - I like the drawer sachets - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=31916975

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  163. getreadysetgo - like the purple vintage tote - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=34886725

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  164. I will be celebrating the life of my little brother. He died unexpectedly a few weeks ago and things have been horrible. I'll be remembering all the fun times and memories we shared before he was taken from us......hoping the tears will turn to smiles.

    littledeadmommy@gmail.com

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  165. stringmealong -romantic femininity necklace - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=21470779

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  166. This season my husband and I will be celebrating our first Christmas as a married couple!!

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  167. bovinebubbles - persimmon and clove jam - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=35073430

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  168. As I posted before, I am celebrating my first Christmas as a wife... so I'm celebrating with my husband!

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  169. From RandomPretties: I love the Little red Riding Hood pouch. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=24338941

    littledeadmommy@gmail.com

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  170. black lotus design - rainbow moonstone w/ wire design ring - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=33962622

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  171. I'm celebrating my 6 month old baby's first tooth!!

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  172. alex keller - gold luck necklace - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=35146577

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  173. From tomatedepingles: the Recycle Leather Flower Ring is very pretty. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=26710839

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  174. milemarker - grandpa's rose - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=30942676

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  175. From 2ReVert: I think the Recycled Skateboard Necklace, the Reversible 2in1 Circles is really neat. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=33715538

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  176. rikrak -green tote bag - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=22006360

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  177. I would absolutely love to have the Aurora Borealis Bracelet from "stringmealong" Very elegant and classy!

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  178. I would pick the Purple Spheres necklace from Prairie Blossoms.

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  179. I am subber and follower of Rikrak .
    Thank you !
    tumblemumbo(at)gmail(dot)com

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  180. I am celebrating an old friend who will be with us for one last Thanksgiving before moving across country to start on the next part of her life.

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  181. From KritterKnitter: Crocheted bath trio in Dalmation. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=11221912 I've never used anything crocheted in the bath.

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  182. And the thing I am celebrating is one more year with my sweetie, one more year in my house, one more year with my wonderful kitties, and that at this time next year, I'll have moved my kitties and me into my sweetie's house.

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  183. From bornagainpurses: The Budda Bling Striped Recycled Wool Sweater Purse. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=29513704

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  184. I posted about your fun giveaway on my blog - http://va-internationalgiveawaysblog.blogspot.com/2009/11/rik-rak-huge-christmas-giveaway.html

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  185. From Arly: I like the Creamy Cables and Bamboo Knit Handbag. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=25323204 it kinda reminds me of grandma but more updated.

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  186. 8. I posted on your thread - http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6358160

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  187. From minouette: I love the Seahorse Pillow. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8228562 Who doesn't love seahorses?

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  188. From PinkFire: I like the Bangin' Drum Cymbal Necklace. Never thought of using drum cymbols for jewelry. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=34916584

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  189. From puncezilla: I adore the Wool Sock Monkey. So cute! http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=31298597

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  190. From Enthral: The Silver Saffron Crocus Flower Necklace is gorgeous. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=31347936

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  191. From suziescards: The Hello greeting card. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=26239181

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  192. From NacyWallis: I love the Moonlight freshwater pearls and sterling silver necklace. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=25283298

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  193. From Laurabucci: the Linen Pouch with Blue Ovals. I could use it for so many things. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=26093494

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  194. From littlebitofpretty: I really like the The Emma - Holiday Edition. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=35036246 I couldn't find the original Emma necklace.

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  195. At stuffbysteph: the only item listed are the Abalone Earrings. They are very pretty though. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=5241919

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  196. At tanisalexis: The lookin' out for love - mixed media collage is really cool. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=17891217

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  197. From OffTheHooks: I like the Autumn Berries Fingerless Gloves. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=14310531 They would look good with my coat.

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thanks so much for your comments, nicies!
it's a joy to read what everyone writes here.
thank you!