Sunday, November 20, 2011

Giveaway: Winter Garden Cuff by MiddleEarths Jewels

EDIT: Giveaway is officially closed. Congratulations to the randomly chosen 78th commenter, Ľubaša!

Winter Garden CuffOne lady will get to adorn herself with a one of a kind jewelry piece fit for an ice queen from a snowy wonderland. MaryAnne of MiddleEarths Jewels is giving away the wonderful Winter Garden cuff above. She hand wove, then hand felted bits of vintage lace and fabulous designer wool yarns. Chinese matte jade balls in honey and amber with vintage caps are strung with golden silk cord around the bottom, earthy green stone chips are sewn around the top. Buried deep in the soft wool are tiny swarovski crystals in topaz and peridot green that sparkle discreetly. Vintage glass leaves in chestnut and soft greens dangle and clink under the dusty green leather lace that finishes the outer edge. The soft mohair fur goatskin trim adds the final bit of magic luxury.

I am honored that she dreamed this wrist cuff into existence specifically to be a giveaway prize on my humble blog. She even shared her creative process on how it was magically crafted. MaryAnne is such an amazing jewelry artist! Nothing I could write would describe her fantasy accessories purely enough - the creations must be seen for themselves.

MiddleEarths Jewels on Etsy

How To Enter The Giveaway

Giveaway is open worldwide. I will be pulling a number from my random.org top hat after 11:59pm EST on December 11, 2011, and the corresponding commenter will win! MaryAnne will contact that lucky soul for a mailing address. If she doesn't hear back from the winner within 3 days, a new number will be drawn.

Mandatory Entry: Journey to the MiddleEarths Jewels Etsy shop then comment on this post with your favorite handmade item and a way to contact you, preferably an email or Etsy shop.

Extra Entries: Don't forget the mandatory comment before moving on to these! Please leave a separate comment for each extra entry to count.

1. Like that same item by using the facebook like button on the right sidebar of MaryAnne's Etsy listing and leave a comment here with the number of likes to the right of the button OR share it on your business page and include the link when commenting.

2. Add that same item to your favorites AND heart her shop. Leave a comment with your Etsy username.

3. Buy anything from her Etsy shop. Leave a separate comment for every $5 spent.

4. Like this giveaway on facebook by using the like button at the bottom of this post OR share it on your facebook business page and comment with the link.

5. Like the MiddleEarths Jewels AND aquariann Art pages on facebook for one extra entry.

6. Follow @MiddleEarthsme and @aquariann on twitter. Following us both counts for two entries, as long as you leave a separate comment for each with your own username.

7. Tweet ONCE about the giveaway using the one below or a variation of your own. Leave a comment with the link.

Enter to win wonderful winter garden cuff by @MiddleEarthsme! #Handmade #giveaway hosted by @aquariann ~ http://bit.ly/vWSw4Z

8. Follow the MiddleEarths Jewels blog AND my blog on Google Friend Connect, Networked Blogs or your favorite RSS reader for one extra entry.

9. Vote for my blog just by clicking Picket Fence Blogs. You may do this once a day.

10. Spread the word! Give this post a + 1 on Google or pin it to Pinterest. Click to share this giveaway on Stumble Upon, Technorati, Digg, or Del.icio.us. I'll honor one entry for every networking website you share it on, just make sure to leave separate comments for each.

11. Reblog my post on tumblr, just leave a separate comment to let me know.

12. Blog about it or copy and paste the button code below to your sidebar!


Please convo aquariann.etsy.com if you'd like to sponsor a handmade giveaway. Item must retail at at least $20. Seller agrees to ship it directly to the winner, anywhere in the world. Hostess gifts are wildly appreciated, but not required.

93 comments :

  1. omg you're confusing me with the bazillion ways for extra entries (my poor addled mind)so i will for now just do the basic! i have so many of Mary Anne's creations in my favorites- but i love her cuffs, and lava earrings (the very simple luxe ones are my current faves!), and there's the nautical earrings, and the green twilight necklace! and and and....

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  2. My favorite item is Lava Luxe earring. How pretty!

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  3. ancient whispers earrings
    jessicawedwards@gmail.com

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  4. OH MY ... what a beautiful collection ... thanks for highlighting MaryAnne's work.
    How does one select a favorite? The Celestial Jewels selection is breathtaking ... I LOVE the featured Winter Garden fantasy wool cuff :)

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  5. Hearted MiddleEarths on Etsy
    http://www.etsy.com/people/franceirish?ref=si_pr

    My favorite item is: http://www.etsy.com/listing/68622626/my-twilightblue-necklace-pendant-choker

    franceirish_c@yahoo.com

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  6. Hearted this item as my favorite:
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/84947793/nautilis-regalis-pendant-patina-sea

    http://www.etsy.com/people/franceirish?ref=si_pr

    franceirish_c@yahoo.com

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  7. Liked the MiddleEarths Jewels AND aquariann Art pages on facebook

    https://www.facebook.com/franceirish

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  8. Following @MiddleEarthsme on twitter

    https://twitter.com/#!/franceirish

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  9. Following @aquariann on twitter

    https://twitter.com/#!/franceirish

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  10. Tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/franceirish/status/138471578710179840

    https://twitter.com/#!/franceirish

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  11. Following the MiddleEarths Jewels blog via GFC

    GFC: France Irish

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  12. Voted on PicketFence

    franceirish_c@yahoo.com

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  13. Gave this post a + 1 on Google

    Name: France Irish

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  14. Reblogged this on Tumblr

    http://prettyandfab.tumblr.com/post/13098748558/aquariann-middleearths-jewels-is-giving-away-a

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  15. This lovely pair of earring is my favourite:
    Autumn Azorica earrings upcycled vintage rust red flower dangles
    wendyhatton@yahoo.com.au

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  16. I have given Azorica earrings a facebook like- I was the first.
    (Wendy Hatton, wendyhatton@yahoo.com.au)
    (etsy- rosewendy)

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  17. I have added the shop, and my favourite to my etsy favourites (rosewendy)
    wendyhatton@yahoo.com.au

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  18. I have given this post a Google +
    wendyhatton@yahoo.com.au

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  19. I love the Azorica necklace! Just beautiful!

    hrfarley at gmail dot com

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  20. I love the Azorica necklace!

    lorence_f [at] hotmail [dot] com

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  21. followed you on twitter @fantailflo.com

    lorence_f [at] hotmail [dot] com

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  22. followed her on twitter @fantailflo

    lorence_f [at] hotmail [dot] com

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  23. I adore this necklace...that little ceramic medalion is fantastic!:http://www.etsy.com/listing/61226865/st-anne-ceramic-tile-pendant-necklace

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  24. shared the item on facebook, my facebook name is madalina bibi.



    email: bohemian_sin(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  25. hearted the shop and the item as bohemiansin on etsy

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  26. the green twilight earrings have my attention
    earthdancedaph@yahoo.com

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  27. I hearted her lovely shop and faved the earrings
    my etsy is earthdancedaph
    earthdancedaph@yahoo.com

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  28. I now follow middleearth on twitter\
    earthdancedaph@yahoo.com

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  29. I follow middleearths blog
    earthdancedaph@yahoo.com
    earthdancedaph.blogspot.com

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  30. I love the wrist cuff fabric bracelet The ButtercupVelvet Garden. Love the colors!
    Trisha
    mahgwi21 at yahoo

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  31. I hearted the shop and item on etsy (username ctrygirl80)
    Trisha
    mahgwi21 at yahoo

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  32. voted for you on picket fence blogs
    Trisha
    mahgwi21 at yahoo

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  33. My favorite item is the Azorica necklace flowers and lavastone
    niuniuzheng at gmail dot com

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  34. I love the teal twilight raven collage pendant!

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  35. I follow you on twitter! @ElfRenee

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  36. I love the RoseWood pendant necklace O_o gooorgeous!

    porcukorborso at gmail dot com

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  37. I voted for You on PF!
    porcukorborso at gmail dot com

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  38. I'm following both blogs via GFC: Szappanbubi

    porcukorborso at gmail dot com

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  39. I am in awe at both the process and the finished piece.
    LOVE! ღ

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  40. I am VERY happy to heart middleearth's shop. Yum! Love the Rivendell Garden Moss earrings ღ
    HinterlandMama

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  41. And Google friend connect is a given. I'd love to see what else you both get up to.
    Thanks for such a wonderful giveaway and the opportunity to become aware of yet another creative soul, making beautiful things in this world.
    http://lovesbyletabon.blogspot.com/

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  42. My favourite item is the 'St. Philomena ceramic tile pendant necklace' :)

    kate1485 at hotmail.com

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  43. I'm a fan of both Facebook pages (Kate Ryan)

    kate1485 at hotmail.com

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  44. I'm following Middle Earths on Twitter (@NTFancy)

    kate1485 at hotmail.com

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  45. I'm following you on Twitter (@NTFancy)

    kate1485 at hotmail.com

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  46. I tweeted about it here:

    http://twitter.com/#!/NTFancy/status/140295933710700545

    kate1485 at hotmail.com

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  47. I love the Deep Dark Woods shawl.
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com

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  48. voted for you today.
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com

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  49. I like the BluePlanet ll necklace pendant
    lusizova at gmail.com

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  50. Like the MiddleEarths Jewels AND aquariann Art pages on facebook = Lyudmila Sizova
    lusizova at gmail.com

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  51. voted for aquariann!
    lusizova at gmail.com

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  52. tweeted
    https://twitter.com/#!/Ludmilochka/status/140857682675511296
    lusizova at gmail.com

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  53. Button about giveaway added on my sidebar
    http://ludmilochka.blogspot.com/
    lusizova at gmail.com

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  54. Loving the gothic glam ring.

    lizzfrizz31 (at) gmail.com

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  55. I'm thinking the Nautilis Regalis pendant patina sea creature steampunk assemblage necklace is awesome!
    cheatingpiggies at hotmail dot com

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  56. My favorite is the doorstep image pendant, such a haunting design and the color is gorgeous!

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  57. I added the doorstep image pendant to my favorites and hearted her shop as sandyandcosmo.

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  58. I follow both blogs through gfc as sandyandcosmo.

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  59. I love the By The Sea shawl handwoven linen cotton wrap!

    angelican3@hotmail.com

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  60. Voted for you!

    angelican3@hotmail.com

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  61. I love the concept and colors of Mary Anne's Rosewood pendant; simply stunning!

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  62. Wow, I was the 7th person to "love" the Rosewood pendant; I need to seriously sell some stuff so I can buy it!

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  63. I was the 17th person to "lick" the Rosewood pendant; yum! And PS to previous comment, I accidentally unhearted then rehearted her shop (I gets confused sometimes when the new heart button appears at the top of a page and it's red, and whether that means I already loved on the shop or it's asking me if I want to love the shop--I get denser every day!)...

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  64. I already likes both of ya through my fan page: http://www.facebook.com/FaerieKats

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  65. I twitterpated twice: my Fan Page post automatically gets twitted and I twittered your recommended twit, too! https://twitter.com/#!/faeriekat

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  66. I picket fenced your blog today!

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  67. I love Deep Dark Woods handwoven shawl eco friendly wool wrap. thanks
    Lubaska
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  68. I liked that same item on etsy - number 1
    Lubaska
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  69. I added item to my favorites and I hearted her shop. Etsy ID Lubaska
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  70. I liked this giveaway on facebook
    (Lubka Kotmanikova)
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  71. I liked the MiddleEarths Jewels AND aquariann Art pages on facebook (Lubka Kotmanikova)
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  72. I follow @MiddleEarthsme and @aquariann on twitter. (@Lubaska) 1
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  73. I follow @MiddleEarthsme and @aquariann on twitter. (@Lubaska) 2
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  74. My tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/Lubaska/status/142619116002480128
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  75. I voted for you

    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  76. I follow both blogs on GFC
    Lubaska
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  77. I share it on stumbleupon: http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2YpouT/blog.aquariann.com/2011/11/giveaway-winter-garden-cuff-by.html
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  78. I gave it +1 on Google (Lubica Kotmanikova)
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  79. I bloggety blogged and used your button; busy day today!

    https://faeriekat.wordpress.com/2011/12/02/more-free-stuffs/

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  80. I like the Teal Twilight Raven collage pendant gothic necklace assemblage labradorite
    blue65829 at aol dot com

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  81. earrings Something Precious lava stone crystal
    lafittelady at gmail dot com

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  82. I love this Woods.. handwoven wool wrap http://www.etsy.com/listing/31818624/the-woods-handwoven-wool-wrap

    kdkdcats at yahoo dot com

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  83. Thanks for the chance to win! I love the Azorica necklace.
    Zoe0825@verizon.net

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  84. daily vote
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  85. Love the LavaBlue earrings!

    glindthegood@bellsouth.net

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  86. voted today
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

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  87. something precious earrings

    Desiree Dunbar
    desireedunbar@hotmail.com

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