End of Summer ... HUGE Giveaway!

Posted by administrator on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Hi everyone!

We're participating in this FABULOUS end of summer giveaway courtesy of our friend

Kristen Duke of  

 Here's what she's got to say ... 


The end of summer is drawing to a close, and what better way to go out with a BANG than to have a massive giveaway? I banded together with some of my favorite handmade shops and bloggers to offer this giveaway worth nearly $1200!! The most exciting part? We'll have 50 winners total! Do you want to see what is up for grabs?!? 1. Orange Blossom 11x14 Frame 2. $100 gift card to Vintage Rose Wraps 3. $75 gift card to Lisa Leonard Designs 4.Bake it Pretty best ever icing kit & decorative liners 5. 2 ($50) gift cards to Hoop-La Earrings & Accessories 6. Love Stitched Statement Necklace 7. Photography books & Mentoring from Kristen Duke 8. Silhouette Rhinestone Starter Kit from The Crafting Chicks 9. Mini Harmonica Necklace from Kid Chatteroo Apps 10. $100 Gift card to Landee See, Landee Do vinyl shop 11. Riley Blake Designs Fat Quarter fabric bundle 12. (3) 11x14 prints from ReStyle Design Prints 13. Camera strap cover & list taker from Knitty Bitties 14. Owl Necklace & craft paints from The Crafting Chicks 15. (10) hair tutorial e-books from My Yellow Sandbox


Now let me introduce these friends to you. I highly recommend you go check on each of these links, and sign up to enjoy their RSS feed if they have a blog. I'm sure you'll love them just as much as I do. Here are the blogs/sites/shops behind the giveaway. In alphabetical order: Bake it pretty~Sweet Supplies for inspired bakers Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke~Lifestyle blogger and photographer capturing joy in food, family, home projects. Skype photography mentoring sessions, and her books teach photography to beginners. Hoop-La Earrings~Intricate, lightweight, and colorful vintagae style earrings and accessories to jazz up any ensemble. Etsy shop. Kid Chatteroo Apps~Days away from release!!! A fun app that allows you to Create and capture the moments that make life sweet. Create conversation with your kids and capture the memories at the same time! Knitty Bitties~Handmade fabric desings in an array of patterns. She is a girl doing her best to live with joy {and a lot of iced tea} in the everyday. Sewing her heart out and running to eat more dessert. Etsy shop. Landee See, Landee Do~Your source for all the latest trendy vinyl designs, signs and home décor. We are always looking for new and creative ways to use vinyl (such as our quatrefoil backsplash!). We also do custom designs as well, shop here. Lisa Leonard Designs~creates handmade jewelry and gifts out of ourher San Luis Obispo workshop. Blog. Love Stitched~A list making, country music listening, vintage knob collecting, cereal mixing, craft store addict, Friday night jammies and a movie watching craftaholic and organizing fanatic who lets out her creative side with my etsy shop, here for accesories and accents for the home or around town. My Yellow Sandbox~Fun and easy hair tutorials from Abby, you'll also find a few beauty tips, crafts, and stories about life as a mother of two. Orange Blossom Shop~Chunky, fun and adorable frames made from wood and hand painted to perfection. Restyle~Retro posters, art prints inspired by Scandinavian design for kids, kitchen, and other home decor. Etsy shop. Riley Blake Designs~Innovative fabric manufacturer with vintage sensibilities and modern attitude. Full of color, vibrant but with restraint, resulting in versatile prints for quilting, clothing, or home décor. Shop. The Crafting Chicks~5 clever & creative gals who love sharing crafts, recipes, and other fun tips and ideas to help inspire you to "CREATE your life." They are a blog dedicated to everything DIY, crafts, home decor, and the family. Vintage Rose Wraps~Elegant, vintage, whimsical, & fun head wraps & belts to add flare to any ensemble. shop. The way this giveaway works, is you simply LIKE our facebook pages, using Rafflecopter below. Make sure you are signed into Facebook first, and it will be a cinch! This giveaway runs one full week, and ends next Wednesday, August 22nd at midnight. You will get up to 14 entries for 50 different prizes, ready...go! Scroll down past the prizes to enter. a Rafflecopter giveaway --



Good luck everyone! 



  1. Wow....what a great contest, wohoo!!!
    by Anne Furtado
    August 15th, 2012 at 7 a.m.
  2. wow what a fantastic giveaway, big thanks to everyone involved and fingers totally and utterly crossed that one of the fab prizes become mine!
    by helen
    August 15th, 2012 at 7:01 a.m.
  3. Can we enter from UK too ? x
    by Stephanie Brushfield
    August 15th, 2012 at 7:36 a.m.
  4. What a fun giveaway!!!
    by Joyce Mosby
    August 15th, 2012 at 10:34 a.m.
  5. Well, I guess it leaves us out that don't do facebook. good luck to all that do.  
    by Carrie P.
    August 15th, 2012 at 12:35 p.m.
  6. Hi Carrie. If you scroll down to the bottom of the widget, there is an "Leave a blog Comment" option. Please click that and you're entered! Good luck~
    by Paige
    August 15th, 2012 at 1:12 p.m.
  7. Let me ask her Stephanie ...
    by Paige
    August 15th, 2012 at 1:16 p.m.
  8. HELLO! LOVE RILEY BLAKE! LIKED ON FB! https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1711336606 mssstitcher1948@yahoo.com
    by Linda
    August 15th, 2012 at 1:29 p.m.
  9. I'd love the Riley Blake fat quarters....what a wonderful giveaway...thanks for the opportunity to win.
    by Colette W.
    August 15th, 2012 at 1:43 p.m.
  10. I want an orange blossom frame. Or anything! They all look fun!
    by Ashlee
    August 15th, 2012 at 2:23 p.m.
  11. What fantastic prizes!
    by Deb B.
    August 15th, 2012 at 2:37 p.m.
  12. Thank you so much!
    by Ana
    August 15th, 2012 at 3:28 p.m.
  13. Would love to win anything! I am not pickey but the restyle Star Wars print would be great for a family that each has their own Star Wars costume!
    by Mary Ann harpe
    August 15th, 2012 at 4:02 p.m.
  14. Always something I can use. Fun. THanks.
    by Mom C
    August 15th, 2012 at 4:10 p.m.
  15. What a great, fun giveaway. Thanks so much for hosting this. I'm off to check out the blogs I'm not familiar with until now.
    by Lynne Tilley
    August 15th, 2012 at 4:26 p.m.
  16. Amazing giveaway!
    by Sarah N
    August 15th, 2012 at 4:56 p.m.
  17. Any of the prizes would be awesome to receive! Great giveaway! ;)
    by Jessica Redondo Llamas
    August 15th, 2012 at 6:14 p.m.
  18. I love to win. Fabrics..
    by Hueisei
    August 15th, 2012 at 6:40 p.m.
  19. What an awesome giveaway
    by Karen Diebolt
    August 15th, 2012 at 6:53 p.m.
  20. Ooh what a fantastic selection of gifts! Thank you for the opportunity! keeping my fingers crossed...
    by Joni
    August 15th, 2012 at 8:26 p.m.
  21. I'm all over the fat quarter bundle.
    by Tamie
    August 15th, 2012 at 9:01 p.m.
  22. I'd love to win the Riley Blake fabric!!
    by Heidi Staples
    August 15th, 2012 at 9:51 p.m.
  23. i would love to win the fat quarters!!!
    by kerstin
    August 15th, 2012 at 9:58 p.m.
  24. Fantastic giveaway!
    by Phyllis
    August 15th, 2012 at 11:34 p.m.
  25. Wow! What a lot of eye candy! Fabulous giveaway! Thanks
    by AnneM
    August 16th, 2012 at 5:59 a.m.
  26. Wow, this is a great giveaway! Would love to win!
    by Pattij
    August 16th, 2012 at 7:41 a.m.
  27. Fantastic giveaway, I would love the fat quarters!
    by Tracy
    August 16th, 2012 at 10:13 a.m.
  28. Yes Stephanie! The UK is included. Good luck!
    by Paige
    August 16th, 2012 at 2:07 p.m.
  29. What an awesome giveaway!!
    by Angela Schneider
    August 16th, 2012 at 9:11 p.m.
  30. I would love to win some Riley Blake fabric!!!
    by Melanie C
    August 16th, 2012 at 9:35 p.m.
  31. Fabric! Jewelry! Gift Cards! What an amazing give-a-way, thank you!
    by Merrilee
    August 16th, 2012 at 11:02 p.m.
  32. The prizes are all wonderful, but my heart is set on the fabric! What an awesome giveaway! Thanks everyone!
    by Trisha Weekes
    August 17th, 2012 at 12:41 a.m.
  33. Incredible giveaway! I love Riley Blake fabric!!
    by Shirley
    August 17th, 2012 at 3:34 a.m.
  34. I would love Riley Blake fabric or jewlery!
    by Andrea B.
    August 17th, 2012 at 2:34 p.m.
  35. what an amazing give away. contact at fine craft guild dot com
    by Rose
    August 17th, 2012 at 3:42 p.m.
  36. would love to win the Lisa Leonard Designs or Riley Blake fabric
    by Rose
    August 17th, 2012 at 3:45 p.m.
  37. There really isn't anything that I would like to "win the most"....I'm happy with whatever! Thanks so much for the chance.
    by Maureen
    August 17th, 2012 at 7:15 p.m.
  38. I'd pick a Riley Blake fat quarter bundle. (Sorry, I do not do Facebook.) Thanks for this chance to win.
    by Linda H.
    August 17th, 2012 at 8:14 p.m.
  39. Fat Quarter pack!!
    by Candace
    August 17th, 2012 at 9:20 p.m.
  40. I'd love the Riley Blake fabric bundle most of all! I'm not on facebook so this is my only chance! Maybe I'll win! :)
    by DebG
    August 18th, 2012 at 5:58 a.m.
  41. Love the FQ bundle and the camera strap.
    by Emily
    August 19th, 2012 at 3:16 p.m.
  42. FQ Fabric Bundle!!
    by Karissa
    August 19th, 2012 at 7:27 p.m.
  43. I love Riley Blake Fabric so that is what I would want to win but anything is fun!
    by Elizabeth Johnson
    August 19th, 2012 at 10:12 p.m.
  44. I would most like to win the $75 gift card to Lisa Leonard Designs...thank you!
    by nik
    August 20th, 2012 at 4:57 a.m.
  45. nothing like the last minute! Thanks!
    by april landes
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:49 p.m.
  46. The fabric pack, Oh my, I would LOVE LOVE LOVE!
    by Brycie D
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:50 p.m.
  47. I would love the fabric bundle as well, but would be overjoyed to win anything from this great list!!
    by L
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:52 p.m.
  48. I'd love to win the fat quarter bundle!
    by Laura Martin
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:53 p.m.
  49. Fat Quarter pack!
    by Kimberly
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:54 p.m.
  50. Love, love, love Riley Blake!!
    by Chris Shealer
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:54 p.m.
  51. Riley Blake... *swoon* :D
    by Jessica
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:55 p.m.
  52. I would love me some fabric, but how could I refuse any freebie??
    by Mary W
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:55 p.m.
  53. Great give a way.
    by Carol fiorella
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:56 p.m.
  54. What a great giveaway! Thanks for hosting and thanks to all the contributers :) Think it's too hard to choose which one I'd like the most as all the prizes are wonderful!
    by April Keeter
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:56 p.m.
  55. FQ bundle or lisa leonard!!
    by Amanda Brantley
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:56 p.m.
  56. I would most like to win the fq bundle from Riley Blake!
    by Chastity
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:56 p.m.
  57. I would most like the Orange Blossom Frame or the $100 Gift card to Landee See, Landee Do vinyl shop. Thanks for such a great giveaway!
    by Teri
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:57 p.m.
  58. What a great giveaway.. I'd be happy with any or all! :)
    by Jenn
    August 20th, 2012 at 7:58 p.m.
  59. Great contest! Would love to win!
    by mel f.
    August 20th, 2012 at 8 p.m.
  60. Orange Blossom Frame would be great;)
    by Victoria Edwards
    August 20th, 2012 at 8 p.m.
  61. I would love a$75 gift card to Lisa Leonard Designs
    by Melissa Romandy
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:01 p.m.
  62. What an awesome giveaway!! Such cute stuff!! I would take anything. I love it!!
    by Jaylynn Laub
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:02 p.m.
  63. Would most love to win the fat quarter pack! Thanks for all you do!
    by Pat
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:03 p.m.
  64. I would LOVE any of these items! What an amazing giveaway :)
    by Nicole @Mommy Moxie
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:03 p.m.
  65. Awesome give away!!! Thank you!!
    by Betsy
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:04 p.m.
  66. I would most definitely love to win the Riley Blake bundle pack!! Thanks!
    by Amy Woods
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:05 p.m.
  67. Great giveaway fingers crosses
    by ashley
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:13 p.m.
  68. This is such a great giveaway! I'd love to win any of the prizes!
    by Vanessa Barker
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:13 p.m.
  69. Since I am a quilter I would absolutely love to win the FQ Bundle from Riley Blake Designs. There's always a quilt waiting to be made in my head!
    by Doodlebug Gail
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:15 p.m.
  70. Riley Blake fq BUNDLE!
    by cheryl
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:17 p.m.
  71. How fun! I would love the Riley Blake Fat Quarter bundle. Thanks!
    by Cynthia T
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:18 p.m.
  72. Wow what an awesome end of summer giveaway.thanks for the chance.
    by linda harris
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:18 p.m.
  73. I would love the fat quarter bundle!
    by Amy Hall
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:19 p.m.
  74. Hello! I would most like to win fabric- or the statement necklace :)
    by Carrie
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:20 p.m.
  75. I would love to win the Lisa Leonard the most, but I also love the fq bundle and cupcake icing kit. They are all awesome prizes.
    by Tracy Imbo
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:21 p.m.
  76. I hope to win the Fat Quarter bundle but all the prizes are wonderful!
    by Kath
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:22 p.m.
  77. I love all the prizes. Love the Crafting Chicks Owl necklace and the FQ Bundle from Riley Blake. Actually everything is great!
    by Becca
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:22 p.m.
  78. Love this giveaway!! How wonderful!
    by Kim Bingham
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:23 p.m.
  79. Thank you (all of you) for offering such a great giveaway opportunity!!!
    by Debbie
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:23 p.m.
  80. I love the Orange Blossom frames. Everything is amazing though.
    by JessicaS
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:23 p.m.
  81. My favorites are the FQ Bundle & the Lisa Leonard GC! Thanks for a chance to win! :)
    by Carla G
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:24 p.m.
  82. I would love to win Lisa Leonard the most. I also love the riley blake fq bundle and the cupcake icing kit. They are all awesome prizes.
    by Tracy Imbo
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:25 p.m.
  83. Love Riley Blake!
    by Kelly Bellamy
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:27 p.m.
  84. The fat quarters
    by nicole slack
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:27 p.m.
  85. I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to win the Riley Blake fabric! My heart would skip a couple of beats. :)
    by Lauren aka Giddy
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:27 p.m.
  86. Awesome contest!! Can't decide... Too many great prizes :)
    by Michelle
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:29 p.m.
  87. I would love fabric because I love to sew.
    by Kathy Williams
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:30 p.m.
  88. What a fun giveaway!The prizes look awesome... Would love to get my hand on some fabric... all the prizes are good though ! Hard choices... hmmm... :)
    by Susan
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:31 p.m.
  89. ohhh, its a tough choice but if I have tp ick then Ill say Riley Blake :-) Thank You!!! vbehymer at gmail cot com
    by Vanessa B
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:35 p.m.
  90. I would LOVE Riley Blake fabric :)
    by Donna Ware
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:35 p.m.
  91. Fq bundle...!!! oh yeaa!!!
    by Melissa
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:39 p.m.
  92. Thank you! All of these shops are divine!!!
    by Laura b
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:41 p.m.
  93. OMG!!! Wow! Thanks for such wonderful giveaways!!! stephanie_guse@sympatico.ca
    by Stephanie Zito
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:44 p.m.
  94. I would love to win fabric!! Awesome giveaway!!
    by Angela
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:53 p.m.
  95. I love the FQ bundle.
    by Laura @ corner house
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:55 p.m.
  96. Would love to win the fabric!! Thanks
    by Hayley P
    August 20th, 2012 at 8:56 p.m.
  97. Riley Blake is my favorite material..really! Have made little girl dresses, skirts, and many quilts! Super giveaway!!
    by Bets
    August 20th, 2012 at 9 p.m.
  98. Love your Material! Use it for skirts, dresses, purses, and of ourselves quilts!
    by Bets
    August 20th, 2012 at 9:03 p.m.
  99. I'm not sure how to choose which one I'd want the most! I would love a camera strap though...
    by Christy
    August 20th, 2012 at 9:16 p.m.
  100. I'd like most to win the Fat Quarter bundle from Riley Blake! But I'm not picky.. I just want to WIN!! Thanks for the giveaway!!
    by Michelle
    August 20th, 2012 at 9:28 p.m.
  101. Would LOVE to win something from Riley Blake ! Love that stuff :)
    by Kat C
    August 20th, 2012 at 9:33 p.m.
  102. The $100 gift card to landee see!
    by Yoselin
    August 20th, 2012 at 9:35 p.m.
  103. This is a great opportunity. WOW! Fingers Crossed! mX Xm
    by Patricia A. Hawkenson
    August 20th, 2012 at 9:37 p.m.
  104. What an amazing list of prizes! STILL crossing my fingers! mX Xm
    by Patricia A. Hawkenson
    August 20th, 2012 at 9:41 p.m.
  105. i love riley blake fabric and lisa leonard designs!!
    by craftytammie
    August 20th, 2012 at 9:45 p.m.
  106. Love Fabric.. Love Sewing...Love Riley Blake. Woohoo
    by Carrie H Lang
    August 20th, 2012 at 9:54 p.m.
  107. I have wanted an orange blossom frame forever!!
    by Danielle okey
    August 20th, 2012 at 9:59 p.m.
  108. Would love to win fq bundle from Riley Blake!
    by Jen C
    August 20th, 2012 at 10:14 p.m.
  109. Oooh! I would love the fq pack!
    by Jodi
    August 20th, 2012 at 10:16 p.m.
  110. I so want to win a fq bundle from Riley Blake...maybe the new Lori Holt one, or Chevrons, or Ombre dots, etc, etc, etc.
    by Janice
    August 20th, 2012 at 10:39 p.m.
  111. I would love to win anything :-) If i HAVE to pick it would be: $75 gift card to Lisa Leonard Designs or The FQ bundle from Riley Blake Designs <3
    by Lena
    August 20th, 2012 at 11:08 p.m.
  112. anything that is Riley Blake, I love their fabric!
    by Rosemary C
    August 20th, 2012 at 11:56 p.m.
  113. Probably the Riley Blake fabric :) Thanks for a great giveaway!!!
    by Karen Savage
    August 21st, 2012 at 1:15 a.m.
  114. Love all of it! Would love FQ bundle!
    by Dana
    August 21st, 2012 at 1:23 a.m.
  115. Wow love giveaways... Hope some one wins something really good... love all the wonderful designs you come up with.. fun fabrics to work with
    by Sheryl Matteson
    August 21st, 2012 at 4:41 a.m.
  116. would love that owl necklace from the crafting chicks! for months i have been drawn to owls. i knew i had seen that necklace! so glad i found it again! hope i'm the lucky one :)
    by Kay Burnett
    August 21st, 2012 at 5:09 a.m.
  117. the fat quarters or the owl necklace, or the tutorials. Any of it. I hope I am one of the lucky winners.
    by Nichole Biggs
    August 21st, 2012 at 7:10 a.m.
  118. I'd absolutely love to win the Riley Blake Designs Fat Quarter fabric bundle because I love to sew every spare minute of my day!
    by Cheryl
    August 21st, 2012 at 9:41 a.m.
  119. This is an awesome giveaway! Would be fantastic to win any of it!!
    by abbe
    August 21st, 2012 at 9:44 a.m.
  120. I love everything!!! I really love the fabric ofcourse, but would be even just as excited to win the camera strap as I don't have one at all for mine.
    by Jessica Kidd
    August 21st, 2012 at 10:14 a.m.
  121. I am a huge fan of Vintage Rose Wraps and am hoping for that 100.00 giftcard
    by Melanie Van Vleet
    August 21st, 2012 at 10:24 a.m.
  122. I would really like to win the photography books and mentoring. But everything looks so good, I can't really decide :D
    by Jessica Walton
    August 21st, 2012 at 11:34 a.m.
  123. My favorite prize is the Riley Blake
    by Carmen
    August 21st, 2012 at 12:13 p.m.
  124. What a fantastic giveaway.I love all of them.
    by Leisha
    August 21st, 2012 at 3:48 p.m.
  125. This is an awesome giveaway! I would love to win the Riley Blake Designs Fat Quarter fabric bundle.
    by Erica T.
    August 22nd, 2012 at 6:39 a.m.
  126. What a fantastic giveaway! Thank you for the introduction to some awesome new sites <3
    by Tina Davis
    August 22nd, 2012 at 7:29 a.m.
  127. The Lisa Leonard gift card. I've had a few of her items on my wish list for a while now!
    by Alissa B
    August 22nd, 2012 at 10:40 a.m.
  128. What an amazing giveaway!! Anastasia Mitro
    by TaniaM
    August 22nd, 2012 at 2:24 p.m.

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