Thursday, October 28, 2010

Halloween Countdown Project

Because of a certain conference {not naming any names here}, I was delayed in this post.

I had this super cute idea, and I actually implemented it! Amazing, I know. 

I had a few $ mailboxes from Tarjay left over and thought it would be really cute to make them into Halloween countdown treat holders!

 This is the front. One for each of my kiddos. {btw, felt very maternally inadequate after said conference, like I don't have enough children. :) One woman I met has 8 boys! and 3 girls!}

Side profile. When the flag is up, they have received a special delivery

For my science boy

And my whimsical kitty girl

 The back view

Special delivery!

I wanted to find all of the neat Halloween candy to fill these up with, like wax lips, gummy eyeballs, zombie finger-pops, pirate gold (bubble-gum), etc...

They love them, and ask me every morning, "When is our special delivery arriving!?"

After Halloween I have another idea for them! I reveal that 11/1. But, just in case you want to join me in this'll want to get yourself some of these, or other type of container you can embellish.

Giveaway #2 :: Eclectic Whatnot

 Giveaway now closed

Because you all rock, and stick around even though I sometimes don't post anything for a month, I have another Uh. Mazing giveaway for you all.

Ruthanne’s work at Eclectic Whatnot gives her the opportunity to combine two of her loves – photography and sewing. Her shop features shabby, chic and just plain fun camera strap covers. Her sewing is fueled by good coffee, streaming episodes of 24 and show tunes. When she’s not sewing, she’s either homeschooling her crew or stalking them with her camera. And sometimes she does both simultaneously.

I have the Lemon Drop on it's way to me, and I can't wait!

My other total fav is Sea Breeze

Don't have a Digital SLR? No worries! Use this gorgeousness to cover your camera bag strap!!

Traci from Ordinary Inspirations did just that!

Now the Deets!

To enter:

Leave a comment telling me which one is your absolute fav!
Follow Ruthanne on Twitter
Follow Our Daily Chocolate blog

Leave ONE comment for each entry. 
There are 4 ways to win, so only 4 comments max please. {makes my job easier}
Don't forget to leave me your email addy! 

{Contest closes Saturday Nov. 1st-winner will be announced that evening}

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

200 & I Missed It? :: Giveaway

Giveaway now Closed

Oh my Gosh! What a whirlwind this past weekend was. 

If you haven't heard of the Relevant Conference {because you've been living under a rock!}, well, it was this past weekend. 

Thursday-Saturday. By an amazing act of God I was able to attend. I didn't know I was going to attend until 11:30am Thursday. Yes, you read that correct. I had to pack and prepare my family for my 3-day absence in under 4 hours!

{Me with my Relevant Roomies Kristen @LoveFeast & Mela @MelaKamin}

I want so badly to tell you all about my amazing story and how I got to go to Relevant. Those of you who follow me on twitter, know how hard I was trying, but it just. wasn't. happening


But. I am hoping to do my very first vlog

and will share that story soon! You'll get the full impact much better that way, I think!

On to more important things!

Because you, my dear readers, have put up with my crazy absence this past month, and because somehow I totally missed it when I reached 200 followers, I want to offer you all an Uh. Mazing giveaway! 

No, wait! I am going to offer two amazing giveaways, because you all Rock! 

{so tune in tomorrow for another great giveaway!}

Lisa from Studio Jewel is so very graciously offering one of you lucky readers a $40 shop credit!

Her jewelry is just so very beautiful, unique, and just pure loveliness!

Entries for Studio Jewel

Leave a comment telling me your favorite piece
 Follow Our Daily Chocolate blog
Follow Lisa on Twitter
Follow Our Daily Chocolate on Twitter
Like Studio Jewel on Facebook

Please leave a separate comment for each. 

You can only do each once, so please, leave me 6 comments at most. It makes my job so much easier!

Winner will be chosen via next Tuesday

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Almost A Month

Tomorrow will be one month since my last blog post! {should I have even pointed that out?}

For some reason I thought things would slow down once school started...boy was I wrong!

I have been busy teaching, crafting, selling, crafting, teaching, cleaning, going insane...

For those of you who are rosebud earring lovers, {and don't follow me on twitter} you'll be happy to know I have created some new designs

Warning! Tons of pics!!

And introducing a new color! Mint Avocado.

Also in shop, a new flower!

So there! I have been pretty busy! :)

Want to win a set of Rosebud Dangles? Just leave me any ole' comment and you'll be entered.

{I have a few projects I've been working on and will share them this week, promise! ;)}