Monday, November 7, 2011

The Vendors


Banana Pies 
Everyone needs an adorable bow holder for all those clips! I have two of her bow holders and I LOVE them!!
Giveaway Item: Owl bow holder as pictured
Shop Link: http://www.bananapies.com
About Heidi: I am stay at home single mom of Madeline who is almost 4. I started making hair goodies when she was born with tons of hair! Then shortly after that it turned into my business. I absolutely love what I do!

So Sarah Designs 
I was totally blessed to meet Sarah as my next door neighbor at a craft show last year, and now she is part of my Bible study! She makes amazing purses, bags, wallets, aprons, napkins, and whatever else her astoundingly creative mind comes up with! 
Giveaway Item: black patent leather purse with three fabric rosettes, mini wallet, and ruffle keychain.  Estimated value $68. 
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/sosarahdesigns
Etsy Shop: http://www.etsy.com/sosarahdesigns
Discount: 10% off with coupon code "pixies"
About Sarah: 'Hello everyone!  My name is Sarah and I am just a sassy girl who has a passion for fashion, sparkles, being creative, and let's be honest...anything fabulous. A few years ago I began a love affair with aprons. I simply could not get enough! However, the fashionista in me screamed...I NEED to make these more fabulous! And that, my friends, is what got this whole ball rolling. Now, I have branched out to all types of accessories for you and your home, and 'so sarah designs' is my full-time passion and career. I genuinely want every woman to look and feel fabulous every moment of every day, and would love to bring just a little more beauty to your world. So, if you are a domestic diva, fashionista, or just a sassy girl like me who wants something fun this is the shop for you! I truly hope you love 'so sarah designs'! 

Raggedy Baby Gifts
Jessie somehow started following my page, and I ended up participating in her 1000 fan giveaway celebration, which was awesome! I received some amazing burp cloths from her, and loved them! I'm so blessed to have her join in my giveaway now! :)
Giveaway Item: ALL FLANNEL baby size rag quilt-approx. 36 x36 inches, prize value $35.  Winner gets to choose from my fabric selection for their quilt--but must be all flannel bundle.  If the winner would rather provide the fabric for the quilt--they can also do that! The picture is just a sample of an all flannel quilt--this is NOT the quilt that will be offered as a prize
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Raggedy-Baby-Gifts/122064247807076
Etsy Shop: http://www.etsy.com/raggedybabygifts
Discount: $10 off any $45 purchase with coupon code "pixie10"
About Jessie: I am a mother of 5 who enjoys sewing and creating ;) I taught  myself to sew because I wanted my nephew to have his own blankie, just like my boys (their grandma made their baby blankets and they loved snuggling with them, still do to this day!) I LOVE making baby blankets and I LOVE seeing babiesbabies enjoying the blankets I make ;) I believe every baby should have a homemade blanket to cuddle with. :)

EverLaughter
You might recognize some of these cuties, because I "met" Tricia on Etsy. She was just getting started, and for quite some time, she made amazing appliques for me and others to use- but in the last several months, she has been so blessed to have been able to take her business toward the creation of totally creative, inventive, and easy to read patterns! I have several of these crochet patterns and I love them!
Giveaway Item: 3 crochet patterns of the winner's choice (trust me! You can do this!)
About Tricia: Totally awesome, creative mother of three. :)
Handmade By Me 4 U
Heather is someone who makes awesome and amazing crocheted hats and lives locally to me- so fun for me to connect with fellow crafters in my area! The winner of this giveaway will be very lucky indeed because these hats are so adorable!
Giveaway Item: Owl hat, as pictured, in your choice of colors and size
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/HandmadeByMe4U
Etsy Shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/handmadebyme4u
Discount: 10% off with coupon code "mylittlepixiespromo"
About Heather:  I am in my mid-twenties and live in the state of Michigan in the United States.  I have a wonderful husband and two boys who are my inspiration for the handmade creations in my shop! I have loved creating things ever since I was a little girl.  My mother is very creative and has many hobbies, and she made raised my sisters and I to be creative too.  Growing up, we learned how to crochet, knit, sew, quilt, draw, and more.  My boys are the inspiration for most of my projects.  I love making things practical yet fun things for them to wear and enjoy!  Lately, I’ve been making football hats in your team’s colors, beanie hats with flowers, and Angry Bird hats (which my boys love!).  
I write my own patterns to create whatever inspires me.

Serene Images
Stephani is a professional photographer and designer that I "met" here on Facebook! If you've ever wanted a way to make the photos you take of your kids "pop," she's got it! 
Giveaway Item: Serene Autumn Photoshop Actions: This is a collection of 10 handmade Photoshop actions. Can also be used for Photoshop Elements!These are fall color actions designed to pop the images from a winter color to rich fall colors. I have to say you will LOVE them! 
Discount: half off Photoshop Actions (via Paypal refund after purchase)- just put in "pixies" in the "notes" field on your transaction so she knows where you came from!
About Stephani: My name is Stephani Morss of Serene Images.  I'm a Photographer, Makeup Artist and Designer. I serve Phoenix AZ and Lake Havasu City AZ. I also make photoshop Actions and hair accessories! I love my job and feel truly blessed to be a part of the giveaway!

TZ Burps
I "met" Tara as part of the amazing EtsyKids team of dedicated and talented makers of children's items. I have loved watching her creativity and art, and the love she clearly puts into each one of the critters she makes! She always seems to have something new going on!
Giveaway Item: Your Choice of Custom Owlet (like the ones pictured above)
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/tzburps
Discount: 15% off with coupon code "TZFAN"
About Tara: I am a mom to a four year old daughter that inspires all my work.  We are both lovers of the outdoors, nature, animals and currently owls!!  I am also a part time teacher and full time wife, so most of my sewing is done at night, but it keeps me sane.  I hope you enjoy our owls as much as we do!
GuguBerry
Keri is one of my long-time friends and a member of my Bible study. This year she took the leap and started her own Etsy shop making bibs and blankets and burp cloths and other amazing stuff. God has so blessed her faith and heart and love with a totally awesome start! I am blessed to have her as a friend, and any baby would be blessed to have some of her items as a gift!
Giveaway Item: Baby Girl bib and burp cloth set as pictured above!
Etsy Shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/guguberry
About Keri: Hi! I am a Stay at home Mommy to 4. Two boys and two girls. If I wasn't already busy enough, I had always wanted to learn to sew.  Somehow my husband convinced me to open a little Etsy shop to sell the items I was making, and here we are today! I love taking care of my little ones and in between feeding and cleaning, I'll sit at my sewing machine and make some cute items that I have been thinking about for days!! I hope you find something that you love for your little ones in your life!!
Lia Sophia with Heather
Okay, so I know this isn't handmade- but it IS my best friend- and she IS a totally strong, work-at-home mom who deserves a great start. AND she's got something totally awesome to give away; you totally know you want it. :)
Giveaway Item: YOUR choice of any Lia Sophia jewelry piece (value up to $100)- if you're not local, she'll ship it, so enter away! :)
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/LiaSophiaWithHeather
Kristi's Boutique
Jen is one of my friends from church, and she has a wonderful accessories business that she uses for a wonderful cause- paying for her son's special needs treatments that are not covered by her insurance. She is a brave, determined, talented woman!
Giveaway Item: Your Choice of hand-knitted animal hats as pictured above!
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kristis-Boutique/135490859794344
Website: http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/studio/kristisboutique
Petunia's
Kelly and Dawn are a mother-daughter combo who make some of my personal favorite handmade items! I first met Kelly in the post office when we were both mailing Etsy packages- I was just getting started and she was such an encouragement to me of the potential available! I have bought many of these snack bags and other things from Petunia's and endorse them 100%! :)
Giveaway Item: this little snack bag- these bags are an awesome alternative to ziploc bags, and, let's face it, a whole lot cuter! I use them all the time in my daughter's lunch box!
Etsy Shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/petunias
About Kelly and Dawn: .Kelly, mom to 4 kids and a wife + my mom, Dawn who helps out. Love creating beautiful boutique sewn items that make wonderful gifts for little ones.


Polka Dot Babe
Desiree is someone I've totally enjoyed getting to know as she's started her Etsy business. We're practically neighbors and run into each other from time to time when we're places with our kids. :) She makes amazing hooded towels, car seat covers, and lots more. Her shop is on vacation at the moment but you won't be disappointed when she's back to taking orders!
Giveaway Item: Winner's Choice of boy or girl themed hooded towel with YOUR child's name on it. Perfect for everyone from babies on up!
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/polkadotbabe
Etsy Shop: http://www.etsy.com/polkadotbabe
Abbie's Bow Creations
Jillanda is a friend-of-a-friend whose shop I've watched with great interest because she reminds me so much of myself! :) She is clearly so passionate about what she does, so in love with the creative spirit that it's fun to see what she comes up with! There's always some crossover with "bow ladies" but she does a lot of stuff that's different from what I do, and I know you'll love her!
Giveaway Item: Winner's Choice of any Four ribbon button clips, as pictured above
Discount: 15% off on her Etsy site with coupon code  MLP2000FANS
About Jillanda: I am a stay at home mom to three great kids.  After having two boys, I was blessed with a little girl with tons of hair.  I started making bows for her at 6 month old, and with some encouragement from family, I decided to start selling.  I love being able to stay at home with my kids, and to have an outlet for my creativity.

And I think that's it, folks! :) Remember to "Like" the Facebook page of each vendor whose prize you want a chance to win! Then leave a comment either here on the blog or on my Facebook page with your email address (just so I can find you if you win). Shop at any vendor's shop this week for 2 extra entries to that vendor's giveaway (make sure to tell me where you shopped). Winners will be announced on Friday! :)



8 comments:

  1. How fun! What a great grouping. I hope I am lucky and win!

    Much love, Lisa

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  2. Agree! I liked the vendors of the prizes I'd like to enter to win! Shanna Uptergrove, shanna.u at gmail dot com

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  3. Thanks for doing this! Everything looks great!

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  4. I liked all of the vendors fb pages! Thanks! teachernic83@yahoo.com

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  5. eiram_art@yahoo.comNovember 10, 2011 at 7:01 PM

    What a great collection! Way to go with this fun promotion! I am: eiram_art@yahoo.com

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  6. eb, I liked every last one of them:) Theresa
    theethuis@gmail.com

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  7. Wow, these look great!! Love to find some cool new vendors!
    ~Nicki
    shutterbugnpearl@yahoo.com

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  8. Love all of the vendors--I hope your giveaway is still going on!!

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