Posts Tagged: international giveaway

The Poppy Tree Fine Art Print Giveaway

25 Mar, 2010 by in etsy, the poppy tree 19 comments


Today’s’ Chile relief giveaway is from one of my very favorite artists on Etsy. I absolutely adore everything in her shop and could spend a fortune on her whimsical fairy tale art. She captures the things I love…mermaids, trees, hedgehogs and first love. Welcome The Poppy Tree!

My name is Kelly…I am a self taught artist. I love painting as much as I love to breathe… trees, orange and green, loving and laughing with my beautiful little girl Abbey , sewing, rainy days, hedgehogs, acorns, fairytales, elephants and dogs, chocolate, tea, staying up until… really late and etsy! And I am so thankful every day for the lovely people who visit my shop and support my art.

Thank you so much for pursuing my shop and please have a sunshine-filled day!!

To enter to win an original fine art print of your choice from her shop:
+1 Leave a comment below
+3 for each dollar contributed to our Chile relief fund via Paypal to heatoddgardner@yahoo.com or if you prefer to send supplies, please email me at fireandice.heather@gmail.com
+3 Visit her etsy shop and heart it http://www.etsy.com/shop/thepoppytree
+2 comment below what your favorite item from her shop is
+3 Follow us on Twitter @FireIcePhotos
+3 Become a fan on our facebook page Fire and Ice
+5 add this contest to your blog, leave the link
+3 Visit our Etsy shop and pick your favorite item http://www.etsy.com/shop/HeatherZahnGardner

Contest ends April 25, 2010 and is International Good Luck!

Austenland by Shannon Hale Giveway

24 Mar, 2010 by in Shannon Hale 10 comments

Hardback: 208 pages
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA; Reprint edition (May 27, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1596912863

From School Library Journal
Adult/High School—Thirty-three-year-old Jane Hayes, who has a fairly serious addiction to the Colin Firth version of Pride and Prejudice, inherits a trip to Pembrook Park, Kent, England, the location of a resort where guests dress, talk, think, and act in ways that Jane Austen would approve. Refusing to lie about her age, even on vacation in a place right out of Austen’s England, Jane finds herself quickly overcoming the obsession with Mr. Darcy that may very well have jeopardized her 13 “relationships” over the years. Left to walk in last to dinner, mildly obsessed with one of the hotel’s gardeners, and annoyed by another guest’s overeager attempts to bag a man, Jane is eager to return to Manhattan. Then she decides to give it all one more chance, since Great-Aunt Carolyn did see fit to pay for the entire vacation. Hale does a lovely job with the tale of a single woman who would appreciate a genuine shot at love. The book is well written, quite readable, and the myriad characters, especially those working at the resort, are quirkily funny. Given the immense popularity of Jane Austen’s novels among teen girls, this book definitely has cross-over appeal.—Sarah Krygier, Solano County Library, Fairfield, CA

Shannon has done it again, Austenland was one of my favorite reads of 2009. I absolutely loved this book! It is refreshing and without any questionable filler. Makes me want to rent Pride and Prejudice with Collin Firth! Hale’s plot had me guessing until the end. Austenland is a gem. Thanks so much to Shannon Hale @haleshannon for tweeting this 🙂 You are the best… I gave this soon to be movie Five stars!

To Enter to win the hardback
: leave your name below+3 entries for each dollar donated to our Chile relief fund via Paypal to heatoddgardner@yahoo.com

Winner will be drawn Monday March 29th and it is open to International Entries.

Tell Tale Heart Necklace Giveway

24 Mar, 2010 by in etsy, tell tale heart 41 comments


Today’s Etsy giveaway comes from R’lyeh’s Treasure…Hi! Im Erin, I love individuality and uniqueness. I decided to create this unique collection of Jewelry inspired by Horror literature and films.
Each piece in painstakingly made by myself. I use the best supplies and pay great attention to details.
I’ve been selling online in other places for almost 3 years now and recently I was recommended to join Etsy, and here I am ^^

To Enter to win a necklace:
+1 Leave a comment below
+3 for each dollar contributed to our Chile relief fund via Paypal to heatoddgardner@yahoo.com or if you prefer to send supplies, please email me at fireandice.heather@gmail.com
+3 Visit her etsy shop and heart it http://www.etsy.com/shop/histerika
+3 Follow us on Twitter @FireIcePhotos
+3 Become a fan on our facebook page Fire and Ice
+2 Visit our Flickr gallery of the earthquake and comment http://www.flickr.com/photos/heatherzahngardner/galleries/72157623541060135/
+5 add this contest to your blog, leave the link

+3 Visit our Etsy shop and pick your favorite item http://www.etsy.com/shop/HeatherZahnGardner

Contest ends April 24, 2010 and is International Good Luck!

Girl Eats Cupcake Pouches

23 Mar, 2010 by in etsy, pouches 20 comments




Today’s Chile relief giveaway is for one of four handmade pouches from Etsy seller GirlEatsCupcake! Hello there! I’m Kelsey.

My first encounter with sewing was back in middle school. After mama taught me how to use her old machine, my aunt helped me with my first project- a blanket which I still use today!
I slowly started sewing again in high school making book bags and the likes, and I’ve been at it ever since.

Aside from sewing, I love to read and bake, as well as paint and draw when I can find the time.

I love to put smiles on faces, and I hope my shop does that for you!

Find me at these other places!
www.myspace.com/girleatscupcake
www.facebook.com/girleatscupcake

To Enter to win one of the handmade pouches: (there are four winners):

+1 Leave a comment below
+3 for each dollar Make a contribution to our Chile relief fund via Paypal heatoddgardner@yahoo.com or if you prefer to send supplies, please email me at fireandice.heather@gmail.com
+3 Visit her etsy shop and heart it http://www.etsy.com/shop/girleatscupcake
+3 Follow us on Twitter @FireIcePhotos
+3 Become a fan on her Facebook Page: Girl Eats Cupcake and ours Fire and Ice
+3 visit our Myapsace page at Eternal Conflict Music http://www.myspace.com/eternalconflictmusic and hers at http://www.myspace.com/girleatscupcake
+5 add this contest to your blog, leave the link
+2 Visit our cupcake shop in Etsy and pick your favorite item, comment below http://www.etsy.com/search_results_shop.php?search_query=cupcake&search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_6824796&ref=auto

Contest ends April 23, 2010 and is International Good Luck!

Contest Winners

22 Mar, 2010 by in contest winners 7 comments

Hello! Fellow blog readers 🙂 In an attempt to simplify my life little I will no longer be contacting contest winners via email. I will tweet them and post them on the blog, but if you entered something you will want to check back. If I don’t heard from the winner in 48 hours a new winner will be drawn. We’ve had a lot of unclaimed prizes which makes more fun for the rest of you! Thanks so much for reading and following our blog. let us know if you have any suggestions on how to make it better! And without further ado, here are this week’s winners!

Litttle People Necklaces-Molly WhimsyHouse http://fireandicereads.com/2010/02/moms-monday-giveaway-little-people.html
Chile relief print by Mighty Marce -Laurie Donovan http://heatherzahngardner.blogspot.com/2010/03/chile-relief-giveaway.html
8×10 Print from Mighty Marce -Selene
http://fireandicereads.com/2010/03/8×10-photo-print.html
Strangeling Prints- Creative Taylor, Kara Sisley, Nicky at Wicked Awesome Books http://fireandicereads.com/2010/02/steampunk-alice-in-wonderland-signed.html

Unclaimed-Here is a second chance!

1) Graceling Hardback http://fireandicereads.com/2010/02/wow-bitterblue-by-kristin-cashore.html
2) Toddy the Toadstool Stamp http://fireandicereads.com/2010/03/handmade-rubber-stamp-by-nerd-nook.html
3) Kelsea Echo Drink Me Jewelry http://fireandicereads.com/2010/02/kelseaecho-alice-in-wonderland-jewelry.html
4) Cheshire Cat Scrabble Tile Pendant http://fireandicereads.com/2010/02/chesire-cat-scrabble-pendant.html

I will give away the four unclaimed prizes to the first four people to donate at least $5 to our Chile relief fund via PayPal at heatoddgardner@yahoo.com GOOD LUCK!

Sterling Hedgehog Necklace

20 Mar, 2010 by in Uncategorized 54 comments


Todays’ Chile relief giveaway is from CraveJewelryDesign: Here is a little bit about me…

I have an obsession for making someone’s day a little brighter.
I love, love, love nature and all, well most things, natural.
I am completely captivated by little creatures and awesome vintage pieces.
Thanks for checking out my jewelry and for the opportunity to share what I crave with you!!

Let’s be friends!
http://www.myspace.com/cravejewelrydesign

Become a fan of CRAVE on Facebook!
http://www.facebook.com/cravejewelrydesign

Necklace Description…How cute is this guy!
This necklace is made from one sterling silver hedgehog charm, sterling silver chain & findings and is held together with a sterling lobster clasp.
The necklace measures roughly 17″ in length.
Hedgehogs are unique in that they have changed little over millions of years

To enter to win: leave your name and email address below
Additional entries
+2 go to Etsy and heart her shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/cravejewelrydesign
+2 visit her Myspace or Eternal Conflict Music on Myspace and comment below
+2 choose your favorite item from her shop and post it in the comments
+3 for each dollar contributed to the Chile relief earthquake fund, click on the yellow donate button right sidebar
+1 tweet this contest @FireIcePhotos and leave the link
+5 post it on your blog or facebook- leave the link
+3 follow us on twitter @FireIcePhotos
+3 become a fan of Fire and Ice and Crave Jewelry Design on Facebook
+3 send us a picture of a hedghog (I LOVE them)
Add your entries up and leave the total in your comment

Contest ends on April 20, 2010 and is open internationally. Please email us of you cannot comment below. Thanks and Good Luck!

Contest Winners

18 Mar, 2010 by in Uncategorized 1 comment

Congratulations to our most recent contest winners!

Aubrey Mace signed books– FionaChan and uprobdontknowme
Toddy the Toadstool Handmade Stamp– LaGattaSaimese
The Iron King Bracelet-Missy_wpg
Gnome Bracelet by Flirtbuttons-MicheleNell

Email me your street address so we can mail you your prizes.

To everyone else…Enter to win our other giveaways on the right hand sidebar! And please donate to Chile relief efforts. 100% of the funds go directly to the earthquake victims. We have been able to ship out 8 small boxes of aid thus far to Concepcion, Talca, and San Antonio. They are still in need of trial sized hygiene items, small toys, winter items, blankets, spanish books, baby formula and non-perishable foods. If you are interested in donating , please email me at fireandice.heather@gmail.com A BIG THANKS to those of you who have already donated, every dollar counts!!

Alice in Wonderland Pony Holders

17 Mar, 2010 by in Uncategorized 16 comments


This is a fun one from CuckooBoo.com LLC
Handmade accessories including fabric button hair accessories, pacifier clips, and badge clips. For information on wholesale please visit the web site http://www.cuckooboo.com/ or just send me an email

♥Proud Member of EtsyKids!♥

Cuckooboo has been featured in:
www.cuckooboo.com/press

Cuckooboo can be found in boutiques worldwide.
www.cuckooboo.com/locations

She is giving away an Alice and Mad Hatter ponytail set.
To Enter To Win: leave your name and email address below
Additional entries
+2 go to Etsy and heart her shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/cuckooboo
+2 choose your favorite item from her shop and post it in the comments
+3 for each dollar contributed to the Chile relief earthquake fund, click on the yellow donate button right sidebar
+1 tweet this contest @FireIcePhotos and leave the link
+5 post it on your blog or facebook- leave the link
+3 follow us on twitter @CucKooBoo and @FireIcePhotos
+3 become a fan of Cuckooboo and Fire and Ice on Facebook
Add your entries up and leave the total in your comment

Contest ends on April 17, 2010 and is open internationally. Please email us of you cannot comment below. Thanks and Good Luck!

Damask Heart Bookmark

17 Mar, 2010 by in Uncategorized 16 comments


Here’s a little history of who I am and how I became Artfully Sew.

I grew up here in Wisconsin and love my farming state. My husband, Tom and our three children currently live in the country. I love the inspiration I have out here with the sand hill cranes, fields of crops, and beautiful sunsets. I have always love to create things, but it wasn’t until the last 10 years that I started quilting. Traditional quilting got old for me quite quickly. I didn’t like the utility side of constructing quilts, stitching square after square together. Then my best friend’s mom gave me a box full of hand dyed material, some Quilting Arts Magazines and taught me how to use fusible webbing – I was hooked!

Most of my designs are original; meaning I came up with the pattern on my own, but I am inspired by other artists, nature and photography (my husband, Tom is a photographer). The creation process is the fun part for me. I often don’t have a final project in mind but create as I go. Fun, fun, fun!

In September 2009 one of my quilts was featured at the Wisconsin Quilt Expo in Madison, WI. This was a juried show and I was honored to be accepted into the show. The local paper did an article about my quilt in the show. Here’s the link if you want to read even more about my stuff:

http://zoominlocal.com/fond-du-lac-reporter/2009/11/01/?%3Fdpg=1#?page=62&vw=1

I am also a musician. I love to sing and play guitar, piano and even accordion! I work part time at my church, Fond du Lac Community Church (http://www.ccfdl.org/) as the Music Ministry Assistant.

My favorite job of all has been being a wife and mother to my family. I am blessed beyond comprehension and will keep quilting, mothering and making music as long as God allows me. I am a simple girl, simply put. I wear my heart on my sleeve and I can’t keep a poker face. It’s taken me years to be okay with that – to accept myself just as I am, just as my Creator accepts me as I am. That’s why I often sign things with that phrase, “Just as I am”, because that’s who I am!

So, thank you for visiting my Artfully Sew Shop! Please stop by often and I hope that I’ve brightened your day with my little store of quilted and embroidered things.

Just as I am,

Angela Jean

This Damask Heart bookmark is an original design that is machine stitched with damask cotton fabric and a bit of soft pink fabric accented around the edges. It is hand embroidered with a blanket stitch and the back is finished with black felt.

To Enter To Win: leave your name and email address below
Additional entries
+2 go to Etsy and heart her shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/artfullysew
+3 for each dollar contributed to the Chile relief earthquake fund, click on the yellow donate button right sidebar
+1 tweet this contest @FireIcePhotos and leave the link
+5 post it on your blog or facebook- leave the link
+3 follow us on twitter @FireIcePhotos
+3 become a fan of Artfully Sew and Fire and Ice on Facebook
Add your entries up and leave the total in your comment

Contest ends on April 17, 2010 and is open internationally. Please email us of you cannot comment below. Thanks and Good Luck!

Books4Bonkhe Handmade Journal

17 Mar, 2010 by in world vision 13 comments

Todays’ St. Patty’s Day Parade starts off with a handmade journal by: Books4Bonkhe which. The store was inspired by Bonkhe Magagula, the 9 year old boy in Swaziland that she sponsors through World Vision. Here’s what books4bonkhe has to say…Since I already enjoy making things, I figure I can do my part to help out by giving a little extra to people who need it.

The idea behind it is that I make journals (or other items) that I sell here, and I donate the proceeds to World Vision to help build schools, wells, or just help to improve the overall quality of countries in need.

4x6x1 inch Journal made from recycled box of Bottle Caps (the candy).
Light blue inside.
20 (40 front and back) cream card stock pages, hand-torn.
Pages attached by silver curvy ribbon, tied on the inside with a bow.

Works great as a quote book, small scrapbook, guestbook, or journal.

100% of sales price goes to Earthquake Relief through World Vision!

To Enter To Win: leave your name and email address below
Additional entries
+2 go to Etsy and heart her shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/booksforbonkhe
+3 for each dollar contributed to the Chile relief earthquake fund, click on the yellow donate button right sidebar
+1 tweet this contest @FireIcePhotos and leave the link
+5 post it on your blog or facebook- leave the link
+3 follow us on twitter @FireIcePhotos
+3 become a fan of Fire and Ice on Facebook
Add your entries up and leave the total in your comment

Contest ends on April 17, 2010 and is open internationally. Please email us of you cannot comment below. Thanks and Good Luck!