Friday, March 8, 2013

Violet's Buds 2nd Anniversary Celebration

Wow, where has the time gone? It certainly doesn't feel like it has been 2 years since I started Violet's Buds. March is a busy month for us with my daughter's birthday, Zeleny Arts & Crafts Fair, and Violet's Buds anniversary-- and we are ready to party!

photo courtesy of Brent Gumminger Photography
We want to thank our fans, customers, and fellow crafters for your support. We would not have reached 8k fans without the support of this network. That's why for our anniversary we are giving you the presents! We will choose one winner for each of these great prizes. You will need to enter for each item you want, and there are separate Rafflecopter forms for each prize. Make sure to stop back daily to earn extra entries!

The giveaway will end at 11:59pm CDT on Monday, March 25. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, March 26th. One winner will be selected for each prize. There is a chance that one person may win multiple prizes. Fans will need to come back here to check to see if they won. The winners will have 48 hours to contact either Violet's Buds or the sponsor to claim the prize(s). All prizes will ship free within the US. If you are outside the US, you will be responsible for any shipping costs. The prize sponsor reserves the right to decline to ship internationally.

Violet's Buds makes hair accessories, fabric jewelry, infant crowns, & photo props. One lucky fan will win a mystery grab bag worth $40, with free shipping in the US. Winner may specify up to 2 preferred headband sizes.
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What party would be complete without cake? Our favorite mobile cupcakery, 3GirlsCupcakes is offering a dozen cupcakes to one lucky fan. Please note, this prize is only for local Kansas City fans. 3GirlsCupcakes delivers to many places in the metro area. Follow them on Twitter to track down the cruiser on delivery days.


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Flounce makes beautiful chunky necklaces. I had the opportunity to photograph one of her necklaces, and I can tell you they are really good quality! She is offering one fan a $25 gift certificate to her shop.
Additionally, fans can use code VB15 in Flounce's Etsy shop during the giveaway for 15% off your purchase. When you make a purchase with any vendor during the giveaway you can earn extra entries!

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Cherished Custom Creations by Rebecca Lopez has a plethora of items in her shop. She is giving one lucky fan this Springtime Blossom necklace & bow set. Free shipping to US, $7 shipping to Canada.


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Keep reading to enter for all the other great prizes!
 Sew Much Love Patterns, a talented pattern writer, crocheter & knitter who was featured on our blog in January, is giving away 6 patterns of the winner's choice to one lucky fan!


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A Single Dream makes unique & stunning handmade jewelry, and is offering one fan this lovely pair of handcrafted earrings, with free shipping to US.


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Crafty Kelli's Kiddos is one of our favorite shops. She has items for baby through childhood, and both boys and girls. For the giveaway she is offering these two boy's tie shirts in size 5. Free shipping to US, $8 to Canada.

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Nature's Song-Crochet is a nature-inspired crochet pattern maker. She is offering to one winner a copy of her next 6 new crochet patterns.


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Tangled Skein Crochet creates fun crocheted items like her ruffle scarves. She is offering a $25 shop credit to one lucky fan.
Photo: ask and you shall recive

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Mad Mad Me is a popular blogger, and she is offering one month of free advertising on MadMadme.com. Your ad will be placed in the sidebar of the homepage for one month. Specs are 125x125 (must comply with advertising policies, $25 value).
Why not jump on board and share your business with over 20 thousand new folks? Good luck!


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GeminiRed Creations is one of our blog sponsors! She is offering one lucky fan a $25 gift certificate to her cute shop.
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Forking Queen is an individually owned jewelry line made from upcycled antique silverware. They are offering this lovely watch to one lucky fan, with free shipping in the US.


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Gramma Bean's Homemade Gifts makes crocheted & knit items for babies through adults. She is giving one lucky fan her "Beautiful Baby" dress in their choice of color and size (newborn up to 12 months), shipping included to US only.
Additionally, fans may use the code SPRINGSAVINGS15 for 15% off all orders over 10.00 in the Etsy shop.

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Silver Dragon Crafts & Critters offers a collection of crafty items including crocheted items, wire wrapped jewelry, chainmaille jewelry, & more. One lucky fan will receive a crocheted Owl Security blanket in their choice of color.

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A Crocheted Simplicity is a talented crocheter and pattern maker. The winner will receive any 5 Crochet Patterns of their choice, PDF format only via e-mail

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Dugan's Girls is offering one interchangeable headband with 3 flowers, size 6-12 months, color of Dugan's Girls' choice with free shipping to US (note: legwarmers pictured not included)


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Heart for Your Home is another talented crocheter who uses high quality yarn, and amazing customer service. She is offering this adult sized adjustable earwarmer/headband with wooden button, fingerless gloves/wristlets, and a scarf. Alpaca/wool blend yarn in tan color, with free shipping in the US.

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Baby's Inspiration makes handmade crocheted goods for the family. She is offering a $25 credit to her shop to one lucky fan.

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Pink Snail Boutique is another talented crochet shop, and is offering a $20 shop credit which includes free shipping to the US.

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Crocheted by Sarah is offering fans a newborn cowboy hat, with free shipping in the US. This prize is really cute!


















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Lily & Bo is a stylish, unique boutique that is also affordable, making items for all occasions. One lucky fan will receive the ultimate spring collection Set of flower hair clips & flower Bobby Pins along with a beautiful spring headband. The headband is size 18 months- 4 years and is accented with a colorful diamond button. Ships Free to US.

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Domestic Mamma is a blogger that writes about her loves, her life, her joy, and things that make her world a better place. She is offering ad space on her blog, the 3 month Gold Package, to one lucky business owner or blogger. 
Parlo and LOGI is a blogger who talks a little of everything, and hosts regular link-ups twice weekly for bloggers, small businesses, or even fans to share their pages. She also owns LOGI Graphic Soapworks, making natural glycerin soap with beautiful designs. One lucky fan will win both a month long Large Ad space on Parlo and LOGI, plus a $20 shop credit to LOGI Graphic Soapworks!
Yuzu Fruit Scented Floral Graphic Goat's Milk and  Glycerin Soap



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Aerabella Rose Boutique Makes handcrafted hair accessories as well as other children's products. She is offering a doll made of 100% premium cotton fabric in a color of your choice. Her hair will be a soft wool blend in a color of your choice (red, brown, light brown, black, blond) Her sweet face is hand embroidered. The entire doll is double stitch for durability. The doll measures just over seven inches tall. Ships free to the US.



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Hooked by Minni makes hand-crocheted items of all kinds, and she has a Hooked on Giving program, making special hats and head bands made specifically for those people who have medically lost their hair. She is offering a $25 gift certificate to her shop.

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Pea Pod Boutique makes a wide array of children's products- hair accessories, hats, tutus, superhero capes & more. One lucky fan will receive a Surprise Goody Bag worth $25, ships free to US.


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GipsonWands makes handcrafted wood magic wands, great for Harry Potter fans! One winner will receive a custom wand in their choice of size & wood type (from GipsonWands available stock), with free shipping in the US. {photo is a sample of his work}


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Adeline's Boutique features a variety of accessories- headbands, tutus, blankets, & more. One lucky fan will win this minky blanket- Turtles and Turquoise Dot, with free shipping in the US.


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Violet's Buds is now accepting sponsors on our blog, and one lucky fan will win 2 months (60 days) of our "In Bloom" large ad space. Winner will be required to submit a properly sized graphic to use for the ad. Like our current sponsors for extra entries.
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Bates Mercantile Co. is an artist, designer, blogger & more. One lucky fan will receive an archival, gallery quality print of the illustration below on 8.5"x11" art paper. Shipped free in the US.


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Lovely Fleur creates handmade jewelry, and is offering one lucky fan a set of three earring pairs with free shipping in the US. (click here to view the 3 pairs)


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Peace, Love, & Bath Products makes her own natural, organic and in most cases vegan (except when honey or beeswax is used) Enter to win a $25 credit to her Storenvy shop.


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Make sure to stop back daily to earn extra entries!

Fine Print: This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Participants are providing information to Violet's Buds and not to Facebook. Your information will not be sold. Violet's Buds is not responsible for any computer or website malfunctions during the giveaway. Incomplete entries will not be accepted. By entering the contest you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. You may not reside in Belgium, Norway, Sweden, or India according to Facebook rules. International players may enter but may be responsible for the shipping if they wish to redeem their prize. If you are not willing to pay shipping, do not enter. Prizes do not have cash value. There will be no returns/exchanges on any of the items.

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  2. My favorite item is the "Keeping Cool lotus kanzashi flower" hair clip

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  3. My favorite item is Purple Martin ruffle & rosette collage with purple feathers hair accessory clip

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  4. My favorite items are the Easter Parade set of 2 spring multi-color frayed ruffles with double rosette center on alligator clip hair accessories

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  5. I love love the Easter parade set! They are gorgeous!

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  6. Favorite item is a tie between the Easter Parade set and the Electric Youth gardenia

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  7. my favorite item is the Silver Flair lace & rosette tiara newborn crown photo prop hair accessory

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  8. I like the Belle white bead tiara

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  9. I love the Bluebird ruffle rosette collage with blue feathers hair accessory clip.
    Melanie Borst

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  10. My favorite is this one: http://www.etsy.com/listing/124164285/mellow-yellow-damask-ruffle-with-sparkly?

    Thanks!
    Melissa Palmer
    mjp_0419 at yahoo dot com

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  11. i LOVE THIS ONE... http://www.etsy.com/listing/119633915/hot-stuff-candy-heart-lotus-mum-kanzashi?

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  12. Favorite item so far:
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/122603059/teal-tangerine-ruffle-and-yo-yo

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  13. My favorite thong in Violet's Buds Etsy Shop is -http://www.etsy.com/listing/123003367/pretty-little-thing-gray-black-pink-bow?ref=cat_gallery_18

    Crystal Guidroz
    cguidroz2@cox.net

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  14. I loved the swallowtail butterfly inspired rosette, if I had to pick that is, lol. I'd simply love them all!

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  15. i am totally in love with http://www.etsy.com/listing/124255104/berry-pretty-purple-and-pink-carnation? :)

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  16. Newest follower here! I found you through the blog hop :) You have a super cute blog, I can't wait to read more :)

    -Melanie @meandmr.com

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  17. My favorite item is the Electric Youth gardenia :o)

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  18. I LOVE the Amethyst rosette & ruffle collage with korker ribbon hair accessory on alligator clip in your shop.

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  19. It's hard to pick "a" favorite!! I really love the Black Gold rosette & yo-yo collage though! :)

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  20. This is my favorite from Violet's buds Etsy shop
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/122603059/teal-tangerine-ruffle-and-yo-yo?

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  21. Thank you hosting this giveaway!My favorite right now is probably the Clover Green Cherry Blossom Flower but I also love the Belle white bead newborn tiara! Oh goodness, there's too many faves!

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  22. Thank you for the opportunity! My favorite item in the shop is probably the "Banana Split yellow large lotus style flower hair or clothing accessory clip" . . . even though yellow looks terrible on me, I still love it!

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  23. My favorite item is the Little Leprechauns double rosette!

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  24. I love the regal purple ruffle hair accessory -- I have always loved that beautiful color of purple, and it just adds some dressiness to whatever is worn!

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  25. I LOVE IT ALL AND GOOD PRICES TO LOVE THE DEJMARK AND HOT PINK ONES TY FOR A CHANCE

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  27. I really can't pick any one item I like more than another! Everything is just so CUTE!

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  28. http://www.etsy.com/listing/116431511/silver-belle-metallic-ruffle-with
    cute

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  29. My favorite item is the Twinkle Little Star newborn prince crown! I think it would be really cute for girls too :)

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  30. My favorite item is the Irish Blessing double rosette on alligator clip. Thank you & congratulations on your 2 year anniversary!! =)

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  31. I would love to win your surprise gift bag! Everything you make is so adorable! :)

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  32. I love the Red Queen of Hearts ribbon ruffle hair or clothing accessory

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  33. http://www.etsy.com/listing/121325637/three-acorns-oak-handcrafted-wood-magic?ref=shop_home_active This is AWESOME!!

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    1. Three Acorns Oak handcrafted wood magic wand 12.125" magick great for Harry potter fans, witch or wizard costume

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  34. Love love love your pink princess white lace tiara! http://www.etsy.com/listing/114550958/pink-princess-white-lace-pink-mini?ref=shop_home_active

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  35. My favorite item is the Erin Go Bragh hair clip

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  36. My favorite from your etsy shop is the hopping along blossom, It's beautiful and so is the newborn white tiara! Thanks for the opportunity :)
    Katherine Kistner
    katchina2@aol.com

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  37. Twinkle Little Star newborn prince crown for boy

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  38. i love the Belle white bead tiara newborn crown

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  39. I don't have a favorite they all are wonderful thanks!!

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  41. Great giveaway! I really love the satin hair pieces on the Etsy shop =]

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