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Sawdust and Diamonds Jewelry Giveaway!

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? How about I give you a little jumpstart with a free jewelry giveaway from Sawdust and Diamonds?


Crowded Shpping
I’m not a fan of shopping in crowded stores, black Fridays or enduring yet another terrible rendition of “Baby it’s cold outside”. I opt for picking up items here and there throughout the year, making presents myself, or relying on local artists for their one-of-a-kind gifts.


Xmas Wreath
Just recently, I was invited to teach a home economics class at a private school. While showing the girls how to make this homemade Christmas wreath, I chatted with the teacher-Rachel.

With her own two sweet hands, Rachel creates one-of-kind jewelry pieces and sells them on her website, “Sawdust and Diamonds“.


Rachel's Website
Her jewelry is seriously cute stuff. She had me at the owl necklace alone. I knew I must order several of these pieces for the ladies in my life. And nothing on her site was over $18. You can’t beat that with a candy cane.

I started to think, if I like her creations so much-wouldn’t my readers also?


Feather Necklace
So, throughout this crazy shopping weekend, I am hosting a giveaway. One lucky reader will win their choice of any jewelry piece on her site, “Sawdust and Diamonds“. How awesome is that?

I mean, is there anything better than supporting a local artist, winning a free piece of jewelry and checking one more person off that Christmas list? I would say there is not. GOOD LUCK!

Here’s how to enter:
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Get to know the artist, Rachel Watson:

I’m a California girl living in Oklahoma with my sweet husband, Dan. I love reading, writing, painting, people-watching, singing, eating, and creating things. Creating is how I unwind. I teach high school kids all day and grade papers all evening. Getting out my beads, wire and tools is my reward at the end of the day. A couple years ago I started making my own jewelry for myself and my friends. When enough people approached me about buying it (one day I sold the necklace off my neck!), I decided to start a little online store. It has been such a blessing to create things that people enjoy and to be able to afford my crafting habit. It’s also been a way for me to raise support for my friends who are adopting or are doing missions work overseas. I use whatever I can find to make jewelry: retro pins, dictionaries, magazines, lace, buttons, charms, etc. Every sale I make is exciting to me, and allows me to keep on creating! The most important thing about me, and the reason I have joy and hope no matter what happens, can be summed up in the words of this well-known hymn:
“I once was lost, but now I’m found, was blind, but now I see.” (Rom. 5:8). Crafting is my hobby, but Jesus in my everything. 
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We have a WINNER! Blue Skies Shop Free Dress!

Congratulations to the winner of the Blue Skies Shop Giveaway!

I will be contacting you via email and hooking you up directly with Blue Skies Shop!  You can pick out your brand new, super cute, FREE dress!

#23 entry–Hannah Jurgelis!

And for those of you that have no idea what I’m talking about-here’s a tiny recap of the cuteness that is Blue Skies Shop

Tribal Striped High-Low
This dress is priced at just $28. Hello! I’ll take two please.


Leather and Gold Cuff
I have fallen in love with these cuffs and they are only $22 each!


Woven Knee Length Skirt
And, I will take this skirt for $24 that is both fun and practical.


Open Black Scallop
I mean, seriously-this is cute. And with a little jacket and some brown boots, you are totally ready for the fall. Check out Blue Skies Shop to see everything they have to offer at very affordable prices.

Thank you everybody that entered. I’m sure this isn’t the last time you’ve heard from Blue Skies Shop!

(PS-I received no compensation for this. I just love their stuff. I bet you will, too! )


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We have a Winner for the FREE Shabby Apple Dress


Ever After

Ladies and gentlemen-

We have a winner for the Free Shabby Apple Dress! I had Rafflecopter randomly pick a winner for my giveaways. This time, it picked: Sandra Meaders

Sandra-I’ll be emailing you shortly! Congratulations!

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Giveaway-Free New “Vintage” Dress from Shabby Apple

One of my most favorite places to drool online is at Shabby Apple. They have the most gorgeous fitting dresses-vintage in style, but modern in cut and in fabric. And-their prices are uber reasonable.

And today, I’m giving away ONE FREE DRESS OF YOUR CHOICE! You can’t beat that with a stick.

If you know anything about me, you know that I love vintage dresses. Take a look at a couple of my favorites:


Cut the Cake
This one is called “Cut the Cake” and it’s only $84. What?! I would eat cake, icecream and a few other things while wearing this sassy number, believe me.



Ever After
This little ditty is called “Ever After” and it’s also $84. Yes, I will put you in my closet forever and after. Thank you.


Moon River
This is called “Moon River” and it’s on sale for only $39. Now, that’s really in my price range. It reminds me of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Audrey Hepburn and all sorts of other romantic things.

So, here’s how you WIN A FREE DRESS. It’s super simple. Just follow the rules via the Rafflecopter below. First, leave a blog comment (which earns you 2 points) by telling me from this list of dresses-which is your favorite:

2)Heart of Me
4)Grand National
7)Cut the Cake
8)At last
9)My vow to you
10)Maid of honor
11)Together forever
12)Ever after
13)Save the date
14)Moon River
15)Ski Bop

Tell me in the Rafflecopter give-away thingie that you left me a blog comment  and then-earn more points by liking my page on FB, etc. This give away goes until July 22nd at midnight-so tell all your friends, family members and cats.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good LUCK!

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