Sunday, 16 December 2012

Double Celebration - Double Giveaway...!


SORRY - GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED

Remember a few weeks back when I said that I would have a giveaway if I reached 1000 sales in my component shop THEA too by new years eve...? Well, thanks to my wonderful customers that got blown out of the water and I reached my goal 2 weeks ago and I am absolutely thrilled and so grateful to everyone who supports my little venture.

So today's the day for that giveaway but, because I got there even earlier than I'd hoped and because it's nearly Christmas it's going to be a double giveaway with what I hope you'll agree are two great prizes up for grabs.

First up is a one of a kind necklace made by my own fair hands and featuring one of my bronze owl pendants which I've patinated a lovely verdigris colour...


This is the first time I've patinated one of these and I think he looks rather fine with this plumage. The necklace also features a gorgeous lampwork focal bead by the fabulous Mindy McGregor of Moogin Mindy which is accented with premium Czech glass flame beads and little lampies on a brass chain.


It's a long necklace that will slip easily over your head with a 28" chain and a further 3" drop for the pendant.


The second prize today is a set of leaf themed bronze components comprising a bracelet bar with real oak leaf impression, a leaf toggle clasp and a pair of ivy leaf headpins with a flame patina...


Think you could do something with these...?


So, two lucky people will walk away with one of these prizes each and it could be you because all you have to do to enter is leave a comment on this post. But there are are lots of ways you can increase your chances of winning too... Do any of the following and leave an additional comment each time and you will get an extra entry for each one:
  • Share this giveaway on your own blog.
  • Share this giveaway on your Facebook pages, Google+, Twitter etc.
  • Become a new follower of 'The Gossiping Goddess' - see sidebar.
  • Become a follower of my Facebook page.
  • Follow me on Pinterest
  • Like my Etsy shops THEA jewellery and THEA too.
  • Anything else of you can think of to spread the word.
Don't forget to leave a separate comment for each method to maximise your chances though!

The giveaway will close at 8am GMT on thursday 20th December 2012 and I will randomly select and announce the winners later in the day.

So all that remains is for me to once again say a huge thank you to everyone who has made 2012 such a great year and I hope to see more of you in the coming year. I hope you are all enjoying the run-up to the festive season and good luck with the giveaway!

Lesley













317 comments:

  1. Hey Lesley - thank you for giving us the chance to win these gorgeous pieces! I'II certainly be doing all of the above shortly!

    Merry Christmas! xxx

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  2. Liked THEA jewellery on Etsy x

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  3. And finally like the THEA too on Etsy x

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  4. Shared on Facebook personal page x

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  5. Shared on Facebook business page x

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  6. Also shared on my Facebook business page - I absolutely love the owl necklace and hope I am lucky :) - thank you for giving us the opportunity to win! x

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  7. Have already likes THEAjewellery & THEAtoo xx

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  8. Beautiful necklace and lovely components! And congrats in reaching 1000 sales in your component store! (melissa_trudinger@yahoo.com)

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  9. Have liked your FB page!

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  10. And both of your Etsy pages!

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  11. And I shared on FB too!

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  12. Well done on the sales! I love the owl! I loved the first ones you showed, they are fab! I already like your FB page

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  13. just went and liked your etsy shops too, since it seems I hadn't aleady, though I did, if you see what I mean!

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  14. What gorgeous pieces. Congrats on reaching 1000 sales. Your work is awesome.

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  15. I am a follower of your blog and I would love to win either.

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  16. I tweeted this giveaway. Congrats on reaching 1000.

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  17. I Iwent to your shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/theajewellery

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  18. Congrats on 1000! Both of the giveaways are awesome. :)

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  19. I'm following you on facebook.

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  20. I've just fell in love with that owl ;-)

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  21. What wonderful pieces of art.. thanks for the chance and congrats on the wonderful goal in record time.

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  22. Posted to my Molten Mayhem facebook page . . . Jan

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  23. shared on twitter...

    https://twitter.com/artZhodgepodge/status/280300920192000000

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  24. shared on FB (as Alenka Obid)

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  25. shared on facebook... here

    https://www.facebook.com/greenpatrick

    and

    https://www.facebook.com/ArtZhodgepodge?ref=hl

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  26. and I'm a new follower of your Facebook page (as Alenka Obid)

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  27. Wow!! Tons of gorgeousness!! Congratulations on reaching your goal!! AND, a huge thank you from my beading group on FB Operation Tackle That Bead Stash, for sharing your fabulous jump-ring and seed bead bracelet - they've been SUCH a craze on there!! :)

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  28. like you on fb here

    https://www.facebook.com/greenpatrick

    and here

    https://www.facebook.com/ArtZhodgepodge?ref=hl

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  29. Also shared on the OTTBS wall on FB. Thanks so much for the chance to win!!
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/221231661225416/?fref=ts

    And, I forgot the link, but you can see my post on my own wall on Nancy Dale on FB... :)

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  30. Oh Lesley, I'm so very happy for you. It's easy to see how your goal has been reached, you truly have a gift with bronze clay. I adore that necklace, and I agree, the patina is a pretty touch to your sweet owl. I'm thrilled to try to win one of these, since I have one of your pieces now. (I fondle...um play with it quite a bit, waiting to see what it wants to be). Ok, I'm off to do my stuff.
    I am already a follower.

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  31. I tweeted!
    https://twitter.com/ShirleyMoore235/status/280305331215687680

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  32. Can't believe I hadn't before, but I'm now a fan of your fb page.

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  33. Gorgeous pieces - as ever! Happy Christmas from Sarah x

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  34. Congratulations on reaching your goal! It's easy to see why your shop is so successful. :-)

    I'm your newest blog follower!

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  35. And I just posted on my Facebook page.
    :-)

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  36. Oh and I have just liked/followed both your Etsy shops.

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  37. I'd love to have some of your components to play with -- the bronze clay pieces here are wonderful!

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  38. Hi Lesley,
    It is not hard to believe that you have already reached 1000 sales and more your product is first rate. I love using the togles and other components that you create. The owl is so cute in it's turquoise plumage. I could make something wonderful with the other components. Congratulations my friend and here is to thousands more sales!
    Merry Christmas,
    Therese

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  39. Love both prizes! The necklace is fabulous and I love all the leaves. Congrats on all your sales!

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  40. Love, love, love the owl necklace! Congratulations on exceeding your goal! It's no surprise though, your components & jewelry are amazing! Alicia_Coats@hotmail.com.

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  41. i follow you! i follow you again! love, love your work and your blog!

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  42. Wow this is a wonderful give away. I love your components, they have your style all over them!

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  43. Shared this on my blog:)

    http://tabbiekoshka.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/give-away-and-half-from-gossiping.html

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  44. I Lesley, Shared on Twitter and favoured your Etsy.
    Have a good Christmas.
    Rita x

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  45. Just to say happy new year--early--and congrats. Lovely pieces up there!

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  46. congrats!!! your work is *gorgeous!*

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  47. i'm a new follower of the gossiping goddess! :)

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  48. i favorited your two etsy shops!

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  49. I've been following your blog for a while, and I thought this was an excellent chance to tell you how much I admire your work.

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  50. Oh boy ... everyone wants a chance at your wonderful designs and components!! I'm already following you pretty much every which way :)

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  51. Don't pick me 'cause I've already won one of your wonderful giveaways. I did put you on my FB this morning though.

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  52. Wow-what an amazing giveaway or should I say giveaways! Really generous of you. The necklace is stunning; the pendant that you created and patinaed is absolutely amazing! And the focal, head pins and toggle-oh my gosh I am giddy over everything!

    Thank you for such a fantastic giveaway!

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  53. I have added your THEA Jewellery to my favorites on Etsy-your designs are really amazing!

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  54. And also have your THEA Too in my favorites list on Etsy! Oh, how I love your work. :)

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  55. I just shared your amazing giveaway on my Facebook page. Thanks again for the wonderful giveaway. Happy holidays to you!!!

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  56. Wow the owl is gorgeous - love the colour and it suits him so well!

    Have shared on my FB page!

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  57. I would love to win! I love everything you make and now I'm addicted to using bronze wire :-)

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  58. Shared on my Facebook page "One Bead At a Time Creations"! Lovely lovely work!

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  59. I adore the owl necklace! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  60. I favorited your Thea too shop on Etsy

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  61. Love this thanks for a chance to win

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  62. I am now following you on facebook

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  63. I'd be super happy to win any of these, thank you!!

    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  64. I follow you via GFC as deb_oro


    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  65. I have added both your shops to my Etsy favorites as DESPINA VNT

    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  66. I like you on FB as Despina Vnt


    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  67. Pinterest follower: DESPINA VNT

    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  68. shared on Google+ as DESPINA VENETI

    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  69. Twitted: https://twitter.com/DESPINA_VNT/status/280360841067507712


    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  70. shared on FB as Despina Vnt: http://www.facebook.com/despina.vnt/posts/466754090055596

    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  71. great gifts,thank you!
    I love your work so much

    zahtoc@yahoo.gr

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  72. Posted on Facebook about your giveaway.

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  73. gorgeous prizes, thank you
    I'd be ecstatic to win any of the two...

    Joanna-Gloria, yana_ven@yahoo.gr

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  74. I now follow you on Pinterest.

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  75. I am already a follower of yours on FB!

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  76. Two beautiful prizes!
    I now follow this blog!

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  77. And I've just liked your FB page - don't know how I hadn't done alreadly!

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  78. I'm a follower of your Blog for awhile now...

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  79. I love both prizes. The owl is so cute, but the components are wonderful, too.
    Would love to win.

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  80. I "Liked" Your Thea Too Etsy as well...

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  81. I Tweeted on Twitter...

    https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=The+Gossiping+Goddess&url=http%3A%2F%2Fthegossipinggoddess.blogspot.co.uk%2F

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  82. I Shared on FB:

    https://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fthegossipinggoddess.blogspot.com%2F2012%2F12%2Fdouble-celebration-double-giveaway.html%3FshowComment%3D1355680114712%23c3411969563118808404&t=%23c3411969563118808404

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  83. I Shared On Google+

    https://plus.google.com/share?url=http%3A%2F%2Fthegossipinggoddess.blogspot.com%2F2012%2F12%2Fdouble-celebration-double-giveaway.html%3FshowComment%3D1355680230652%23c6324345578515123396&hl=en

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  84. I Follow you on Pinterest:

    http://pinterest.com/theajewellery/

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  85. LIKED your Fabulous Giveaway on your FB and left a comment...

    https://www.facebook.com/theajewellery

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  86. I'm a Follower on Network Blogs...

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  87. Let a Comment on Network Blogs:

    http://www.networkedblogs.com/blog/thegossipinggoddess

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  88. Love, Love, Love your componets...great Owls!...and your fabulous jewelry, too.

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  89. Thea Etsy is one of my Favorites...

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  90. Thea Too is a Favorite Shop of mine on Etsy...

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  91. Am not surpirsed that you've passed the 1000 mark - your beads are wonderful.
    Thea Etsy is one of my favourites.

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  92. I am already a FB follower, you are on my Etsy favorites, too!

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  93. The owl neckalce is really pretty, and I love the oak leaf bracelet components!

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  94. Thea too was already a fav but your jewelry shop is just as amazing!!!

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  95. Happily following on Pintrest!!!

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  96. Incredible giveaway! Love your work!

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  97. Lesley, thank for this wonderful giveaway! You make simply beautiful pieces. I swoon all the time.

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  98. Following you here now...can't believe I wasn't already. :-)

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  99. Yes, please! I love owls and your necklace is perfect. The handmade components are just gorgeous.

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  100. I now follow you on Pinterest :)

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  101. I've favourited your two shops on Etsy!

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  102. And just liked your Facebook page. Thanks for doing this great giveaway!

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  103. Lesley, congrats on your 1000 sales. Although, it doesn't surprise me one bit. Your components are so beautiful and inspirational. So I really really really hope I win :-)

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  104. Already liked your facebook page :-)

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  105. And liked both your etsy shops with your beautiful jewelry and components

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  106. And post it now on facebook and google.

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  107. Fabulous giveaway - love the greens in the necklace, and your components always take my pieces to the next level.

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  108. have clicked favourites on both your etsy shops

    www.pookledo.com

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  109. Am following some of your pinterest boards too

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  110. I like you on FB as Gloria Grahame

    Joanna-Gloria, yana_ven@yahoo.gr

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  111. shared on FB: http://www.facebook.com/gloria.grahame1/posts/398172393595187

    Joanna-Gloria, yana_ven@yahoo.gr

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  112. Gorgeous pieces and a very generous giveaway:)

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  113. liked your thea too shop on etsy

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  114. already following your blog :)

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  115. What a generous giveaway! Both prizes are so delicious.

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  116. I shared on FB

    https://www.facebook.com/sShaiha/posts/215180758618138

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  117. I tweeted

    https://twitter.com/Shaiha_/status/280417146008387588

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  118. I follow you thru GFC as Shaiha

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  119. I have liked your FB page as Shaiha Williams

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  120. I follow you thru Pin Interest as Shaiha

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  121. I have favorited both of your etsy shops under ByShaiha

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  122. Shared on my Facebook page. Gorgeous pieces!

    Blazesandbubbles AT gmail DOT com

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  123. Thanks for the giveaway! I love the owl :)

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  124. I've shared about your giveaway on my Facebook page.
    Here: http://www.facebook.com/acbeads0/posts/309569195819838

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  125. I am now a follower to your Facebook page.

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  126. I have joined your group of followers on Pinterest.
    Thank you for your beautiful stuff.

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  127. Congratulations on reaching your goal Lesley. I shared on G+

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  128. Congrats Lesley! Beautiful necklace and components. Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  129. I am a follower on Pinterest :0)

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  130. I am a follower on Facebook

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  131. I am following the Gossiping Goddess by email!

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  132. I have shared your giveaway on my personal Facebook page..

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  133. I have shared your giveaway and blog on my business Facebook page (jewelsbykat)

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  134. I have 'liked' your etsy shops THEA jewelry and THEA too!

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  135. I have twittered your blog giveaway on www.twitter.com/jewelsbykat

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  136. Just tweeted your giveaway.
    https://twitter.com/kayzkreationz/status/280456108072644608

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  137. Hello;just liked/follow your face book.

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  138. Shared on my facebook www.facebook.com/gloriaallen
    Hope I win

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  139. I would love anything you make, Lesley! I am a big fan of your work. I really love that owl necklace. :)

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  140. Hi, just liked /followed on Facebook. Also, I'm the previous "Anonymous" comment---not too great with my computer skills. Lynn Carling :)

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  141. So love your amazing work Lesley! Thank you for the giveaway, fingers crossed!

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  142. I LOVE those components. Don't get me wrong. I love the necklace, too. But I WANT your components. They are stunning. =)

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  143. Am a devoted follower of your blog...

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