Wednesday, September 1, 2010

the MEGA birthday bash giveaway!




welcome welcome september!
my favourite month.

wanna know a little secret?
it's my birthday pretty soon, nicies! woohoo!

so let's have a party!
i've asked some wonderful handmakers & vintage finders & cratfy supply creators to join me in a MEGA birthday bash-of-a-giveaway! { thanks so much for your kind kind generosity, nicies!}

there are THREE (that's right, 3!)
amazing prize packs up for grabs! each prize pack will have a different funfun winner!

here we go: 


:: prize pack A ::
valued at over $100!

:: a gorgeous pink + creme In a Knot recycled t-shirt scarf | ragsbysockmonkey + petitedancer25
:: winners' choice of TWO beautiful 8 x 10 prints | candace jean
:: fabulous prize pack of amazing paper embellishments | {embellish*ology}
:: lovely raspberry + brass lucite teardrop earrings | michabella



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:: prize pack B ::
valued at over $100!

:: funfun *be happy* vintage wooden blocks set | vintage by alex keller
:: beautiful Eva necklace | alex keller
:: lovely mrs. cow ice blue tshirt in YOUR size | Strand ReDesign
:: amazing supplies pack {including RICKRACK!, ribbon, novelty tapes, buttons and more!} | titchables

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:: prize pack C ::
valued at over $100!



:: 3 gorgeous photographic prints of YOUR CHOICE| kristi mcmurry 
:: lovely wrapped mystic quartz earrings | nansglam
:: fun ferris wheel necklace | karamae
:: 3 nifty iron-on vintage fabric birdies | rikrak


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1. visit my birthday bash giveaway sponsors' shops.
come back here and leave ONE COMMENT on what your favourite item is from their fabulous shops! = 1 entry per comment.

you can visit as many shops as you like
and comment once for each shop.
this giveaway's sponsors are:
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2. tell us something YOU'RE celebrating these days!
= 1 entry 
3. heart each of the following shops!
= 1 entry per shop!

4. come follow or subscribe to each of the following BLOGS.= 1 entry for EACH blog you follow.



5. tweet about this giveaway
= up to 2 entries (one for each tweet!)
and come back here and tell me about it. please include my twitter account in the update: i'm @therikrakshop on twitter!)

6. follow each of the following on twitter
= 1 entry PER person you follow.



7. blog about the giveaway and tell me about it here.
= 1 entry

8. friend each of the following on facebook. 
 = 1 entry PER friend-ing! :)

9. do a facebook update
about the giveaway with a link, and tell us here 
= 1 entry

10. please just make sure that each entry is its own comment!
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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, to WIN! thanks!

d) there will be 3 winners of this giveaway chosen from random.org on
wednesday, september 15th @ 11pm EST. the first # drawn will win prize A. the 2nd # drawn will win prize B. the 3rd # drawn will win prize C.

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!

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1,584 comments:

  1. I love Alex Keller's "Frankie" earrings!

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  2. I think "Mizu and the Platinum Ogon Koi" is really beautiful on Candacejean's shop

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  3. "Flying High Journaling Cards" on embellishology

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  4. I just celebrated my birthday!

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  5. "Handmade Whiskey Quartz and Gold Filled Earrings" on michabella

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  6. "Blue quartz onion drop earrings" on nansglam

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  7. The "iron on vintage butterflies" on your shop - so fun!

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  8. I just checked out Candace Jean's page. I love "Mizu and the Platinum Ogon Koi" and "Taken by bats".

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  9. I love all the Handmade buttons on Titchables! I would love some of those and I would love to learn how to make them too!

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  10. From Alex Keller, love the vintage Lorraine necklace - recycled and vintage jewelry. omydarlingblog(at)gmail(dot)com

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  11. From Candace Jean, love the Taken by bats.. a giclee print.

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  12. From Embellish-ology, love the Kraft Cupcake Tags.

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  13. From Kara Mae, love the Globular Cluster - resin necklace.

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  14. From Kristi McMurry, I am partial to the Sweeter Pastures - 8x10 Metallic Print because I named it on her blog!!!

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  15. From Michabella, love the Blue Skies Vintage Lucite and Sterling Silver Statement Necklace.

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  16. From Nans Glam, love the Blue Topaz Gold Lariat Necklace.

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  17. From Rags by Sock Monkey, love the Eco-Friendly Tank Top from Recycled Materials- In a Tizy.

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  18. From RikRak, love the rikrak Christmas stocking in eco felt in golden mustard with grey / gray and white.

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  19. From Strand, love the Handprinted sunglass case with giraffes

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  20. From Titchtables, love Cirral the Squirrel Handmade Felt Plush

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  21. From Alex Keller vintage, love the vintage floral tin made in Holland

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  22. These days, I'm celebrating a Spread the Love week over at my blog!

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  23. Love Alex Keller's pull through - vintage drawer pull necklace- What an awesome idea!

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  24. Hearted Strand @ohmydarlingvintage

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  25. Hearted rikrak @ohmydarlingvintage

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  26. Hearted nansglam @ohmydarlingvintage

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  27. Hearted Candace Jean @ohmydarlingvintage

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  28. Hearted Kara Mae @ohmydarlingvintage

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  29. Hearted Kristi McMurray @ohmydarlingvintage

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  30. I am celebrating our new house this month - we are currently working on it's remodel right now and will be moving in soon - Happy Early Birthday :)

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  31. Follow michabella on twitter @ohmydarlingblog

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  32. Follow nansglam on twitter @ohmydarlingblog

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  33. Follow Rags by Sockmonkey on twiter @ohmydarlingblog

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  34. Follow you (rikrak) on twitter @ohmydarlingblog

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  35. Candace Jean's Something on your mind giclee is so pretty

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  36. Follow scrappy design on twitter @ohmydarlingblog

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  37. Follow titchables on twitter @ohmydarlingblog

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  38. Follow Alex Keller on twitter @ohmydarlingblog

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  39. Follow Candace Jean on twitter @ohmydarlingblog

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  40. Follow Kristi McMurray on twitter @ohmydarlingblog

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  41. Embellishology - there crown tags are to die for :)

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  42. Karamae - big resin cocktail ring - Pachysandra - My daughter is in love with

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  43. Kristi McMurry Honey Bear- 5x7 Metallic Print - too cute

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  44. Great giveaway!

    alex keller
    Love these earrings!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/35145001/pearlized-earrings-of-vintage-and

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  45. Entry 2

    candace jean

    Great, too bad it’s discontinued!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/29780116/sale-discontinued-springtime-only-4-left

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  46. Entry 3

    {embellish*ology}

    These are great monogram tags! Great for lots of wedding related things

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/54263612/monogram-tags

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  47. Entry 4

    karamae

    This ring is neat!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/52317661/cast-resin-ring-may-day

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  48. Entry 5

    kristi mcmurry

    Great little greeting card!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/37859447/i-heart-you-xoxo-stitched-greeting-card

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  49. Entry 6

    michabella

    Very pretty earrings!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/35517669/labradorite-kyanite-and-matte-gold

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  50. Michabella - Vintage Acrylic, Sterling Silver Necklace, Raspberry Ice - ♥

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  51. Entry 7

    nansglam

    Great earrings!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/54622955/wrapped-blue-topaz-sterling-earrings

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  52. Entry 8

    ragsbysockmonkey

    Love this recycled tank!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/50927477/eco-friendly-tank-top-from-recycled

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  53. Entry 9

    RikRak

    You can never have enough coasters! These are great 

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/47437516/vintage-recycled-fabric-quilt-coasters

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  54. Nansglam - Blue Quartz Onion Drop Earrings - can picture with a lovely summer dress

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  55. Entry 10

    Strand ReDesign

    Love these handpainted napkins! Would really be great when guests are over.

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/55092810/eco-friendly-handprinted-napkins-with

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  56. Entry 11

    titchables

    This felt squirrel is adorable! Haha

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/55091983/cirral-the-squirrel-handmade-felt-plush

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  57. Entry 12

    vintage by alex keller

    Love this vintage cheese board w/ dome! Very nice.

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/55222006/vintage-cheese-board-with-dome-and

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  58. I'm celebrating being engaged.. planning a wedding! :)

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  59. I currently follow your blog (Rikrak)

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

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  60. Ragsbysockmonkey - Love Eco-Friendly Recycled T-shirt Scarf- In a Knot- CUSTOM ORDER - especially the pictured one with the orange and turquoise

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  61. Rikrak - love all your stuff but really into your pet stocking right now - How cute!

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  62. Strand redesign - Hilda The Hen looks surprised (as usual) t-shirt S-XL - I would give this to my mom who has a chicken that always escapes on her farm

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  63. titchables - love that Wooden Apple Buttons - would look great on a back to school dress

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  64. Vintage Alex Kellers - vintage 1940s Royal KMM typewriter with 3 new ribbons- I've wanted an old Typewriter for sometime now!

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  65. I love Alex Keller's vintage floral tin made in Holland -- it would have endless uses in my studio!

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  66. I'm celebrating that Fall is just around the corner!

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  67. I love Braving the Storm giclee print from candace jean

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  68. happy early birthday!! I am a new follower!

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  69. Happy early Birthday, Dear! Thanks again for having me along for this amazing giveaway. Best of luck, friends!

    <3

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  70. ... and I wrote a journal entry about it today. Hooray!

    PS I'm just blushing at all the nice things people are commenting here about my prints. Thanks!

    Did I mention that I'm celebrating the end of summer! I am! Can't wait for fall and cardigan/stockings weather, and no more rushing about to prepare for and stressing over summer shows. *grin*

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  71. I love the Western Meadowlark Giclee art print from candance jane shop.

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  72. I'm a follower of your blog!

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  73. I love the lucky gold vintage necklace from Alex Keller

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  74. I'm celebrating winning prize pack C!!! ;)

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  75. I love Alex Keller's "Purple haze" necklace

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  76. I like the Sketchbook Notecards by Candace Jean

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  77. I hearted Candace Jean's shop

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  78. I like the Flying Beauty tags from
    embellishology

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  79. I like "Global Cluster" necklace from karamae

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  80. Holy Cow! What an amazing giveaway!!! It will take me awhile to browse through the stores - but believe me I will. Thanks for such a great opportunity not only for a chance to win, but to be introduced to such awesome artists and designers. Can't wait to check them out!

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  81. I like the Lollipop Forest print from DeerSweetIMages

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  82. I like the Waterfalls necklace from michabella

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  83. I hearted DeerSweetIMages /kristimcmurry shop

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  84. I like the keishi pearl bracelet from nansglam

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  85. I like the handmade skull buttons from titchables

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  86. Vintage Ice Cream glasses by Vintage by Alex Keller

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  87. Lavender bag with Enchanted Garden print by strandredesign

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  88. saved your shop to my favorites

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  89. your iron on butterflies are my favorite item

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  90. I just celebrated my birthday 2 days ago on August 30th!

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  91. i'm following A Scrappy Design

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  92. Twittered the giveaway @SHAbangDesigns

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  93. I follow michabella on twitter

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  94. I follow nansglam on twitter

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  95. I follow ascrappydesign on twitter

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  96. I follow titchables on twitter

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  97. I follow alexandrakeller on twitter

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  98. I follow kristymcmurry on twitter

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  99. I seriously love these Vintage Lucite, Vintage Japanese Millefiori and Sterling Silver Earrings on Mirabella.

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  100. Oops, sorry - it's michabella! I'm tired. But I'm going to <3 her shop, too.

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  101. Oh, and my birthday is the end of this month! Happy Bithday to you!

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  102. Virgos rule! Just celebrated my b-day a couple of days ago. Happy B-day!

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  103. My fave @ AlexKeller is the Gold Rush necklace!

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  104. My fave @ CandaceJean is "Braving the Storm"

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  105. My fave @ Embellishology is the Crown tags

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  106. My fave @ Kristimcmurry is "Lollipop Forest"

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  107. My fave @ Michabella is the Mystic Sky necklace

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  108. My fave @ StrandReDesign is the pink organic tee with the sheep on it

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  109. My fave @ your shop, RikRak - the iron-on butterflies!

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  110. My fave @ Titchables is the Alice in Wonderland brooch

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  111. My fave @ Vintagebyalexkeller is the etiquette book

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  112. My fave @ nansglam: the amethyst bloom earrings

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  113. I'm (still) celebrating my own birthday (24 on the 24th!)

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  114. Nansglam is already a fave seller!

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  115. Already following nansglam blog

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  116. Now following A Scrappy Design

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  117. Now following unni strand blog

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  118. Now following Titchables blog

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  119. Now following AlexKeller blog

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  120. Now following kristimcmurry blog

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  121. Now following michabella creations blog

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  122. Tweeted about the giveaway!

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  123. Now following michabella on twitter

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  124. Now following etsysockmonkey on twitter

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  125. now following ascrappydesign on twitter

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  126. now following titchables on twitter

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  127. now following alexandra keller on twitter

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  128. now followig kristimcmurry2 on twitter

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  129. now following mycandacejean on twitter

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  130. "Like"d Rags by Sock Monkey on FB

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  131. "Like"d A Scrappy Design on FB

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  132. "Like"d Strand ReDesign on FB

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  133. Tweeted the link on my other Twitter account. WHEW! SO MANY entries!! Thanks for doing this fantastic giveaway and giving us so many ways to enter :)

    Happy birthday!!!

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  134. Happy birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day.

    I love the crown tags from http://www.etsy.com/shop/embellishology.

    PS: Thanks again so much for the ring, I ADORE it!!

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  135. The butterflies from your shop are so sweet!

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  136. Happy Birthday...
    We're celebrating the return of my Fhubby!
    He's been home only 8 wks in the last 8 months...so having him home for the winter is a major cause for celebration at ours!!!

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  137. Love the 1940's typewriter over at Alex Keller Vintage! Very cool...and those old train cases...can't get enough of them!

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  138. Skull buttons at Titchables....way cute!

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  139. From titchables: I love the Handmade Giant Cake Buttons - Set of 4. Cute!
    Thanks for the chance and Happy Birthday!

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  140. Hmmm from Rikrak....well everything of course! okay okay...I love the Ivory cream stocking, so simple and beautiful.

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  141. Great idea over at Rags by Sockmonkey! I really like the teal and green scarf in one of her pictures but sadly not listed. Great colours!

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  142. Kristi McMurry's hungry policemen gave me a good chuckle!!!

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  143. Michabella has the most lovely blue topaz wire wrapped earrings. So delicate, I might even take up wearing earrings just for those!

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  144. love the Tattoo t-shirts over at Strand reDesign. Funky!

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  145. Nansglam --- How delish is your Silk Abalone Amazonite necklace. Droooool

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  146. Alex Keller's 'Knocker' necklace. Great idea and very cool!

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  147. ohhh ohhh ohh Candace Jean. All are lovely and several are fav's but if I have to pick just one I'd say 'Brie and the Bluebirds'

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  148. Over at Embellish*ology I really like the J'Adore Parisian tags!

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  149. Karamae has too many to choose from...really! I liked too many, diggin the giant cocktail ring, the loopy necklaces and the fruitzi cute fruits bracelet.

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  150. I follow Rikrak...sometimes I stalk Rikrak...but most of the time just a nice meandering follow! ;)

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  151. This is great - I blogged about it and mentioned it on my facebook.
    Looks like it's already generated a lot of interest

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  152. Alex Keller's Vintage Drawer Pull Necklace is very unique- love it!

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  153. Margot and the Flying Squirrel by Candice Jean- gotta love a squirrel with wings!

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  154. The Burlesque Art Resin Ring by Fake ID Jewlery is awesome- it makes me giggle!

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  155. Let It Salt by Kristi McMurry. Lol it's snowing salt!

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  156. NansGlam's hand knotted peacock pearl necklace. I've never seen pearls in that color, I love it!

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  157. RikRak's Iron-on Butterflies are super fun!

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  158. Hilda the Hen t-shirt by Strand Design- I love chickens : ).

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  159. The Kawaii Deco Tape by Titchables is pretty awesome!

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  160. I am a sucker for vintage by alex keller's red lined jewelry box. It reminds me of my childhood :).

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  161. Blogged about the giveaway on my blog- ragsbysockmonkey.blogspot.com.

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  162. Alex Keller - Love the Vintage Luster Bracelet

    stephcrs339 at gmail dot com

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