Tuesday, December 6, 2011

GROUP sponsor highlight + giveaway: much love - illy, lil noodle bug, and being emma





Hey Hey, Christmas Elves! I know everyone is working hard to get their homes looking all spiffy for the holidays. I hope you're taking the time to enjoy the memories rather than just making it "pinterest perfect." Yes, I just coined that term. Take a quick 3 minute break to check out today's featured sponsors and enter this amazing giveaway, worth over $70!

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First up, we have Ilene of Much Love, Illy. Ilene is a dear friend of mine that I can always rely on for an encouraging word, a virtual high five, and endless inspiration. This girl HAND SEWS each of her gorgeous poppy garland headbands and brooches. I *love* her work and own several pieces from Much Love, Illy. She's so legit!


Today, Ilene is obviously feelin' the holiday spirit and is offering one reader a $25 store credit! Not only that, but you can go ahead and buy some stocking stuffers with a 15% off discount code. Yowza!



Find more from Ilene here:

twitter - @muchloveilly

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Who doesn't love a new blog find? You'll just pee your pants with excitement and inspiration when you hop on over to the Being Emma blog. She's a cutie patootie and a half, y'all! She blogs about life, her faith, and adventures over in Australia. You won't want to miss out!



By entering today's giveaway, you will be in for a chance to win a free ad space on her blog! Score!


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Last, but certainly not least, we have Courtney from Lil Noodle Bug. You may remember her from the Gift Guide! Courtney creates sweet little onesies and gorgeous felt wreaths that will look amazing on any front door or in any home. 


Today, Courtney is offering up a $30 gift certificate AND a free shipping discount code. Woohoooooo! 




Find more from Courtney here:

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To enter this GROUP giveaway, simply tell us a handmade item you're giving for Christmas this year (whether you made OR purchased it)! 

To earn extra entries:
1. visit each shop/blog and tell me what your favorite items are from at least ONE of the shops 
(one entry). 
2. follow the Oh, Sweet Joy! blog via Google Friend Connect (one entry).
3.  tweet/facebook/blog about this giveaway (one entry).  
Feel free to use this:
Sponsor Highlight + Group Giveaway on @ohsweetjoy's blog! (Featuring @muchloveilly, @lilnoodlebug, & @being_emma!)  http://tinyurl.com/2ddk985


love.


71 comments:

  1. I just bought a couple of handmade goodies from pink lemonade!

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  2. Love emma's blog.
    Love the poppy ring from much love, illy and love the Thanksgiving wreath from lil noodle bug!

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  3. i tweeted.

    https://twitter.com/#!/TheChattyMommy/status/144026906478657536

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  4. I'm giving my MIL a necklace from The Rusted Chain for Christmas :)

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  5. I love the in a dreamy mist - neutral poppy garland headband from Much Love Illy!

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  6. tweet: https://twitter.com/#!/dotinthecity/status/144049326212124672

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  7. We are doing all handmade gifts for our family. Some of the gifts are decorated wreaths with their last name initials and some have initial canvas art and many other ideas. I would love to win this giveaway!

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  8. I love all of those shops and visit most very frequently. I have to say, Much Love Illy is my favorite, though. I love her headbands!!

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  9. I follow your blog and love it!

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  10. I don't celebrate Christmas. But I'd love to give away handmade stuffs like brooch or bracelet.

    dita
    dita.maulani(at)gmail(dot)com

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  11. I've been busy crocheting headbands for Christmas gifts this year :)

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  12. Loving evening whispers poppy garland headband. from much love illy!

    dita
    dita.maulani(at)gmail(dot)com

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  13. I like Wreath Home Decor Purple Felt with Flowers Door Hanging from Lil Noodle Bug!

    dita
    dita.maulani(at)gmail(dot)com

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  14. I'm your Oh, Sweet Joy! follower via GFC!

    dita
    dita.maulani(at)gmail(dot)com

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  15. tweeted via @ditamaulani

    dita
    dita.maulani(at)gmail(dot)com

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  16. I love the headbands from the much loveilly shop, especially the baby headbands. I nanny for a 4 month old baby and have been looking for a sweet headband to get her for Christmas.

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  17. This year, for Christmas, I'm planning to giveaway some embroidered coffee cozies! :)

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  18. I love the "crushing on you poppy ring". from loveilly shop, and I like the green wreath from lilnoodlebug.

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  19. I am gifting a Moriah Makes headband, A Seek First necklace and a Love Elycia custom drawing!! I love buying handmade!!! It is the best!
    xo
    moonbeamwishes@gmail.com

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  20. I follow your blog via GFC!
    xo
    moonbeamwishes@gmail.com

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  21. I really love all of Ilene's hair accessories! Esp. her bows!! Those look so cute!!
    xo
    moonbeamwishes@gmail.com

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  22. Tweeted!!

    https://twitter.com/#!/moonbeamwishes/status/144083735443283968

    moonbeamwishes@gmail.com

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  23. I'm giving some handmade stationery from Ms. Megan (see above) to a dear friend!

    belleviewplace at gmail dot com

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  24. I love all of much love, illy's headbands poppy lace style!

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  25. Love handmade gifts!! I am making baby legwarmers, a wedding photo/written toast collageything, and potentially 300 more ideas not yet started -PLUS some etsy-ing!

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  26. tweeeet-tweeted from @latorpe!

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  27. i want alll the poppies from muchloveilly's shop!! if i were to pick one, it would the crushing on you ring. or the dandelions and bluebirds headband. or the sunshine and grass ring. or..!!

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  28. lilnoodlebug made an adorable newborn pink felt flower headband that would make the sweetest little gift! but for meself, i would love the lovely blue felt flower pin!

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  29. im knitting all my christmas gifts..one item im making is a cowl for my sister :) raineoc@yahoo.com

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  30. visited both shops and i love the purple felt wreath from lilnoodlebug :) raineoc@yahoo.com

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  31. im a new follower :) raineoc@yahoo.com

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  32. I will be making some muffin tin advent calendars to give away this year.

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  33. My sweetie of a husband made our one year old an activity board to give her for Christmas :o)

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  34. I stopped by Lil Noodle Bug's shop and I like the Purple Felt wreath with Flowers. Super cute!

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  35. I actually had a goal to make ALL of my Christmas presents this year. This has been really quite interesting due to the fact that I'm not one of those crafty gals (though i really wish I was). But I've made wall art...headbands...t-shirt scarvs...and ipod cases!

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  36. favorite from LilNoodleBug is this 0 http://www.etsy.com/listing/85835850/wreath-home-decor-christmas-cream-felt

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  37. love the golden rod poppy garland headband from Much love, Illy!

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  38. I am giving my little sister one of my custom cowls and matching headband!

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  39. I made my daughter a crayon roll for her Christmas stocking. eringustafson@live.com

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  40. I love the white Christmas wreath at lil' noodle bug. It could work for Valentine's Day too! eringustafson@live.com

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  41. I sell handmade jewelry (www.shepherdsdaughter.bigcartel.com) and I am giving away a couple of those to some relatives and friends.

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  42. I'm giving Handmade hoop art! :)

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  43. I am making homemade pumpkin/peanut butter dog treats for my friends' and family's dogs. :)

    salvagedstrawberrympls AT gmail DOT com

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  44. I think these are just adorable!

    https://events.umn.edu/Be-Dazzled-Shopping-Event-017267.htm

    salvagedstrawberrympls AT gmail DOT com

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  45. I follow Oh Sweet Joy!

    salvagedstrawberrympls AT gmail DOT com

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  46. I am making pillowcases for all the kids on my Christmas list. Just need to get a little more fabric! :)

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  47. lovely sponsors! this year, gifts for my sister & SIL will be handmade in their entirety by me! they'll each receive gift baskets with handmade body scrub, soap & lotion plus a bible verse printed on burlap for a little wall decor, ornaments made from salt dough & some yummy goodies. i'm so excited to get started!!

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  49. I've bought locally made soap and knit my husband a pair of socks!

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  50. I'm making homemade dog treats for all the dog owners in my life! =]

    lindsay
    lindsayharmony@gmail.com

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  51. the "while the world is sleeping" headband from much love illy is my favorite! =]

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  53. I'm making a new york newspaper wreath with bows for my aunty!!

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  54. i am making some gratitude/wish journals for my mom and sisters, and my boyfriend's mom. :)

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  55. I love the cranberry kisses burgundy headband from Much love illy!

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  56. I'm giving handmade earrings from my love Tricia's shop Mama's Nest Designs!

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