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4.12.2011

a {Friendly Gesture} GIVEAWAY!

A few weeks ago, I participated in a craft show where I met this amazing local gal, Jessica. She makes the cutest/hippest/most awesome stuff! She is very generously going to share some of her awesome goodies with one lucky winner!

Up for grabs is a $40 credit to her jewelry shop Friendly Gesture! Yep, you get to pick your own prize! Doesn't get any better than that and there's lots to choose from. :)



I've seen her creations in person, and they are all fabulous and fun! It's pretty easy to find a reason to need each piece.





Everything is quirky and interesting...



and playful with a vintage feel.









To enter to win, stop by Friendly Gesture and have a look around. Come back here and leave us a comment telling us what you'd get with your $40.

For a bonus entry, share the news on Twitter or your blog. Leave us a comment here with a link to where you've spread the word.



Two possible entries per person. Contest ends THURSDAY, April 14th at midnight.

Good luck!


135 comments:

  1. I love the octopus bracelet! Everything is really cute :)

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  2. Its difficult to choose just one favorite. lol. Right now I'm LOVING the bat signal, the languages of love, and the kiss me necklace. These are so cute!

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  3. I love the beehive earrings, the vintage whistle necklace or the almost perfect necklace! there is some great stuff there!!

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  4. cool stuff...i think i would be into the feather necklace, brownie camera brooch and the swallow necklace :D i will have a hard time choosing ;D! Thanks for a fun giveaway!

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  5. I tweeted! :)

    http://twitter.com/#!/charmsoflife

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  6. Gahhh! What fun and spunky ideas! I love love the feather necklace, I am LOVING the arrow earrings, and the penny necklaces are really beautiful. Mothers day is also coming up and she's got some unique stuff on there! I'd love to win <3

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  7. I love all of the items with scissors...And Owls...And cameras.... :)

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  8. I would definitely have to have the Jonathan livingston seagul necklace, the golden feather necklace, and the claddagh earings.. for starters! I love all of it!!

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  9. It's hard to choose just one thing but I really love the 'languages of love' necklace.

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  10. Fun Stuff! It's all super unique~ I love the brownie brooch for me, and the scissors bracelet for my sister who cuts hair :)

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  11. Natalie (Bakeamuffin@hotmail.com)4/12/2011

    I would love the camera necklace......no brainer for me. It's beautiful!! Natalie (

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  13. I love everything especially the swooping swallow necklace!

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  14. i think i would blow it all on a few pairs of cuff-links for my hubby! sooo cool!!

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  15. I tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/HandbagsbyJen

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  16. Ok , I would get 3 items with the $40...
    the Owl face necklace for my bestie who loves owls and Testing testing mic necklace for me and the Camera Brooch...um for me too!!
    Love this store!! thanks for sharing!!!

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  17. I love the turtle necklace, the camera brooches and necklaces and the scissor stuff! I can't even decide...

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  18. the beehive earrings for sure! ...oh gosh or maybe the swallow necklace??

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  19. link to my tweet http://twitter.com/#!/sarahraanan

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  20. Lori Edler4/12/2011

    Love the languages of love necklace, and the love note earrings. I also really love the camera earrings..and the color of the green cufflinks. Such great stuff.

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  21. TWEETED!
    http://twitter.com/#!/melissacornell

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  22. Oh, I'd love some of those shutterbug earrings!

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  23. Posted on my twitter! User name, Timelessworks

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  24. I can't decide..so many cute things..the camera broach is pretty cool though!

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  25. Awesome jewelry!! I would buy the I love you cuff links, the shutterbug earrings, and the scissor bracelet!!

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  26. I would love the shutterbug earrings! :)

    ~Kara Janelle
    karajphotography(at)gmail(dot)com

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  27. WOW, alot to choose from, Love the Ball locket necklace, the owl earrings(my grandmother collects owls), my daughter would love the claddagh earrings, Love the camera earrings, so much I want LOL.

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  28. The Shutterbug earrings of course!!! Sooooo ctinkin' cute!

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  29. Anonymous4/12/2011

    I would get the horse heads in horseshoes earings, they reminde me of my grandma who, passed away , she loved horses. And i would get my sister camera earrings, she is photgrapher!
    Cristinaven@hotmail.com

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  30. Tweeted about the giveaway here...
    http://twitter.com/#!/Photomomx6

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  31. I tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/#!/onepoorlillamb

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  32. Wow! I love the camera brooch and shooterbug earings!

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  33. I tweeted about the giveaway! :)

    http://twitter.com/kara_janelle/status/57844489569583104

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  34. My favorite piece was the "Love in 15 Languages" necklace. The Swooping Swallow is my second favorite. Very cool stuff.

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  35. Shared on my FB profile:

    http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/elaine.priscilla

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  36. Love the kiss me necklace.
    Very nice stuff.

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  37. I would buy the swooping swallow necklace, and the brownie brooch!

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  38. Silver Tone Rabbit Ears Necklace - $15
    Silver Tone Octopus Bracelet - $22
    Owning something from Friendly Gesture - Priceless
    (sorry, I had to :P)

    Those bird nest earrings are amazing too but I'm not pierced :(, and the camera necklaces, and everything else. I. love. it. all.

    www.facebook.com/shareedavenport
    shareedavenport@yahoo.com

    Entry 1 :D

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  39. I tweeted about it @shareedavenport :)

    Entry 2

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  40. My favorite was definitely the paper airplane necklace.. but they were ALL so fun! :)

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  41. The Golden Turtle and Feather necklaces are gorgeous!

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  42. Wow. How creative and fun!
    With my future $40 gift card, I am going to get...
    The steel or lucky penny ring (Love them, soooo cute! And how unique!)
    The Shutterbug earrings! (How could I resist!!!!!!! I've always wanted something like this!)
    The Feather Necklace (Probably gold, I absolutely love birds.)
    And then I would probably spend a few additional dollars to get the awesome octopus necklace. I also shared this on Twitter! (http://twitter.com/#!/AnimalAli/status/57848759773696000)!
    Can't wait to win!

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  43. I adore everything about this shop!! I love the feather necklace best of all though. And the Brownie camera brooches!!! And I'd love a set of owl earrings for my owl-loving friend:) Thanks!!

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  44. I love it all, my favorite is the shutterbug earrings! I would have no problem spending the giveaway! :)

    Crystal H.

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  45. I love the personality in all these pieces! My first pick would be the Amelia necklace, as I'm workingon my pilot's license.

    dani.mortenson@yahoo.com

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  46. Okay, seriously, how can we choose just $40? She has amazing things! I LOVE the feathery owl, swooping swallow, and the octopus as well! Very, very neat!

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  47. I would get the shutterbug earrings, the zebra earrings, the puzzle earrings, the octopus necklace and maybe the clock earrings!!! SO MUCH TO LOVE!!!

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  48. Shared on Twitter! http://twitter.com/#!/cheslioness

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  49. Wow, there are so many awesome things! I love the camera brooches!

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  50. Awesome stuff! I love the feather necklace, the shutterbug earrings, and the swooping swallow necklace! <3

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  51. Anonymous4/12/2011

    my favorites are the owl necklace and the ball locket necklace. such fun jewelry!
    Lori
    lwest81@aol.com

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  52. Oh, goodness, I think I would get the puzzle piece earrings, the languages of love necklace and maybe the lovebird necklace? I love it all!!

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  53. I love the rabbit ears peace sign necklace! My mom would love it! Great Mothers Day gift!!

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  54. I LOVE the scissors bracelet and the octopus bracelet!SOOO cute!

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  55. What a cute store! If I won I'd probably snatch up the mighty sword bracelet and the swooping swallow necklace!

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  56. Wicked LOVE every. single. thing.
    I'd definitely get the "beetle necklace" and I'm really drawn to all the scissor things, too! =]

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  57. Oh I totally want that octopus bracelet! This stuff is awesome!

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  58. Fantastic contest and $40 would go so far on her site!
    I'd get the shutterbug earrings, the donkey earrings, equestrian flare, fleur de lis earrings, and the lovebird earrings :)

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  59. I love the Amelia and safety scissors necklaces. They are great!

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  60. cute stuff! i love that paper airplane necklace!

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  61. Everything is so unique! My personal favorite, is the octopus bracelet!

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  62. Adorable jewelry! My favorites are the ball necklace, vintage whistle,# necklace for my daughter and all the camera items:)

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  63. I love the Amelia necklace, Brownie camera brooch and the Kiss Me necklace- SO FUN!

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  64. i can't decide which i like better -- the paper airplane necklace or the shutterbug earrings!

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  65. Oh my! There's too many to choose from!! I really like the owl necklace, though!! :D

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  66. I would love to have the golden feather necklace!

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  67. LOVE the camera necklace!

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  68. I love the camera necklace and the scissor bracelet!!

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  69. I love the heart beat necklace!

    mearnold115 at yahoo dot com

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  70. I love the shutterbug earrings :)

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  71. The ideas are so cute! It's so hard to pick! But I definitely would have to pick the shutterbug necklace, anything with a camera attached to it I'm addicted to!

    I also shared you on tumblr! It's my bloggish site right now.
    http://knp6469.tumblr.com/post/4566507314/so-many-things-so-little-time

    kimberlyn.parsons@gmail.com

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  72. That feather necklace would be perfect for my upcoming project!!! Love your site!!!
    oh and i love the camera necklace.... but the feather....
    -whitney

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  73. O HOW I LOVE IT ALL-- I AM SIMPLY AMAZED AT ALL THE TALENT ETSY HAS ON THERE-- WAYY TO GOOOO ARTISTs' ;) the paper airplane-- MY fav since I am a momma to 3 boys who love paper airplanes soo!! :) thanks
    ktwalser at yahoo dot com

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  74. I adore the octopus bracelet and the brownie brooch!

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  75. Jennifer4/12/2011

    loooove the octopus bracelet!

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  76. everything is so adorable! if i had to choose just one.. i think i would go with the kiss me necklace. too cute!

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  77. oh my gosh, I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Amelia Earhart necklace!!! My grandfather used to fly planes and after he died, I got very interested in Amelia Earhart. My next daughter (when we adopt) will be named Amelia.

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  78. I'd get shutterbug earrings and brownie camera brooch for sure.

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  79. I retweeted the contest twitter: @arikay2000

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  80. I love the octopus bracelet as well, and the swooping swallow necklace. :)

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  81. Love everything she does! I would have to get the octopus bracelet though... might just have to even if I don't win :)

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  82. Its so hard to choose! Truly I haven't seen such unique jewelry before and I love it ALL! I would probably get the octopus bracelet though and the swooping swallow neckless :D

    britt_thompson89@live.com

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  83. love love love the love letter necklace, the peace sign/bunny ear necklace and about a dozen other awesome things! :)

    Dana
    www.urbanutopiaphotography.com

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  84. Becky Fehr4/12/2011

    i love the bow bracelet. :)

    rrfehr@hotmail.com

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  85. I like the 'love letter envelope necklace - je t'aime' and the shutterbug earrings. =)

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  86. The feather necklace and the paper airplane necklace!! So stinkin' cute and original. Loving those Brownie camera brooches too!

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  87. i would get the feather necklace in gold AND silver!

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  88. Such cute stuff! I would get the golden feather necklace and the swooping swallow necklace!

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  89. The feather earrings, the octopus bracelet or necklace and the swooping swallow necklace .... Oh My! Also added these items as favorites on my etsy page.

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  90. I like the locket with the number, the octopus necklace and the bow necklace.

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  91. I would get the swooping swallow necklace or the Kiss Me necklace! Love it!!!

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  92. I love the brownie camera pin and i would get one for a friend and the scissor bracelet...love so many things for gifts.

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  93. Scarlett W.4/12/2011

    I love the egyptian scarab necklace, but there are so many items that are so awesome

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  94. I would definitely get the vintage unicorn necklace!

    thatsit at thatsitmommy dot com

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  95. I love the mic necklace!

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  96. the lost ship bracelet and the number 5 locket. :)

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  97. I love the camera necklace!

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  98. i love the feather necklace and octopus bracelet!

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  99. I am loving all the necklaces! I would get the camera one for sure!

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  100. I love the scissors bracelet!

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  101. Maybe the feather earrings... The fluer de lise (however you spell it) for a friend. And maybe a bracelet.

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  102. i love the brownie camera brooch! thanks! :)

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  103. i don't know why but i'm loving that octopus bracelet! i know some people who would love either the camera or the owl too.

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  104. Oohhh I love the beehive earrings and the owls! Very neat stuff!

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  105. Language of Love necklace and the love envelope... It is all super cute though! =)

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  106. easy answer - those cameras are awesome!!!!! vintage and photography - my two favs together!

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  107. I love love love the scissor bracelet!!!!!!

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  108. That is a super easy answer for me. I would get the amazing scissor bracelet. My son has a very special Kindergarten teacher who has tirelessly given of her time and talents to my little boy. I can see her wearing that on her wrist as she is walking him to car rider line. :) I love the way you unique objects are repurposed and given a whole new and interesting life. Each piece feels like it should have it's very own story.

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  109. Jackie4/14/2011

    cool stuff!! i think i would go with the brownie broach and peace sign earrings..

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  110. I like the penny rings but would probably get the camera broach!

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  111. Loving the camera necklace and broach and the vintage unicorn pendant. Such fun stuff.

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  112. i would have to go with the vintage enamel unicorn ring ... I LOVE UNICORNS!!!!!!!!

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  113. I like the scissor bracelet for my stylist or the camera necklace. So original!

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  114. tweet! http://twitter.com/#!/lastlightoviah

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  115. I would love the owl earrings! My grandmother loved owls and always had little owl trinkets all over her small apartment. I've been looking for a piece of jewelery recently to remember her by and these are perfect!

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  116. I love the golden winged tiger necklace and the feathery owl necklace! i love this giveaway cause you actually pick your prize...

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  117. I would get my daughter the owl earrings (she'd do a happy dance!) I love the amelia necklace. AND I'd spend a few extra dollars to get the peace necklace and gift it to the founders of a local group Peace Out, Inc, because those ladies are doing good things for the community and ya gotta represent. :) Really lovely pieces. Regardless I think I have to get my daughter those earrings.

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  118. also. :)
    http://jacksfender.blogspot.com/2011/04/httpthematernallens.html?zx=dd8d9436b64042cb

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  119. The bow necklace ... so sweet, and the lucky penny ring! Very cool stuff!


    elsmanning7@gmail.com

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  120. I would totally get the airplane necklace and the octopus bracelet. The stuff is so cool!
    karriedrake@yahoo.com

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  121. Anonymous4/14/2011

    The octopus necklace is so unique. I love it! The languages of love pendant is very pretty as well. The coin jewelry is a personal favorite!
    jkwall@yahoo.com

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  122. Love the camera necklaces :)
    Adorable stuff.

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  123. Anonymous4/14/2011

    I love the octopus necklace and the I love you cufflinks! Defintely something I would give my son when he gets married one day...the cufflinks not the necklace! LOL

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  124. I love the feather necklace, the owl earrings and a whole host of other items!

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  125. I love the scissors bracelet!

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  126. i LOVE it all! I would get the swooping swallow necklace and maybe the golden feather or the dachshund.

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  127. Elizabeth Easton4/14/2011

    Couldn't stop myself and already picked up the beetle necklace and fleur de lis earrings (so freakin' CUTE!)

    But I still covet the octopus bracelet, along with almost everything else in the store. Great giveaway and great artist!

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  128. are you kidding! love her stuff. for sure the camera, octopus braclet, guitar earrings, paper plane necklace . . . really i would pick ALL of it!

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  129. i shared on my blog!
    www.lindseyshaun.blogspot.com

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  130. I love jewelry that represents me. I could go with the camera jewelry to represent my passion for photography, the scissors to represent me as a cosmetologist, or even the guitars to represent my hubby! I am loving the love letter envelope and I love you cuff links! Too cute!

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  131. I'd definitely get a feather necklace and an amelia necklace! They are all so cute and unusual!

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  132. Ooooohhhh I would DEFINITELY get the brownie camera brooch! I would sport that on every photo shoot! So adorable, LOVE!

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  133. Camera necklace all the way!!!

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  134. wow!! I love them all!! I really like the ball locket and the feather necklace...and the giraffe earings...I could go on and on!

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  135. jordy_p4/15/2011

    oh my goodness! so hard to choose, bit i do rather love the brownie brooch!

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