Friday, March 28, 2008

"April In Paris...." LET THE GIVEAWAY BEGIN!


THIS IS THE POST launching our "APRIL IN PARIS" giveaway -- and all you have to do to enter for a chance to win is LEAVE ME A COMMENT on THIS post.

To leave a comment here, scroll to the end of THIS POST and click on the word "COMMENTS" and enter. You can leave comments through Friday, April 4th.

On Saturday, APRIL 5th, we'll randomly draw a name (well, actually we'll use an online random number generator to choose which comment will win) and VOILA! -- it's "APRIL IN PARIS" for one lucky winner! I'll need to contact you to get your mailing info, etc. so we can mail you the prize package! FUN!
These are the special Paris-themed things I've been putting aside with this giveaway in mind (BE SURE TO CLICK ON THEM FOR MORE DETAIL!)

Now for the"exhaustive" listing.....the..."piece de resistance"...

(Click on the various links in orange below to get the details on certain items!)

  • 4 little Eiffel Tower French-bowls (cream ceramic with black desgin $25.00 value)
  • A gorgeous assortment of various handmade Paris-themed tags (several designs)

  • An Eiffel Tower key chain ($4.99 value)
  • A fun Paris notebook/journal from Cavallini -- BRAND NEW design just released! ($12.00 value)

  • Gorgeous Eiffel Tower double-sided pendant ($23.50 value)

  • Fabulous Paris Luggage Labels Collection - package of 20! ($8.95 value)
  • A collection of authentic, vintage French dictionary pages - old, beautifully mellowed and ready for any number of ways to decorate or craft! (value: "priceless")
  • "Mais Qui?" A super cute little French phrases book

  • Capri Blue's "Paris" scented candle -- an absolutely FABULOUS scent from one of the best candle lines around!! ($12.50 value)
  • Eight Paris-themed cards/envelopes in beautiful sepia tones!

  • 6 vintage French military uniform buttons in silver (aluminum maybe?) - gorgeous!

  • Approximately 5 yards of French cotton ribbon with the names of famous Paris landmarks done in black with white ink...INCREDIBLE RIBBON!! Over the years, when we've put this ribbon on packages shipped from our store, and when the customer gets the package and sees the ribbon, we've gotten requests from our customers for just the ribbon! Its so unique! What would YOU do with it??

  • A gorgeous, large (20" wide x 28" high) sheet of decorative/wrapping/crafting paper in our Pink Paris Collage print from Cavallini. OH MY WORD! This is a gorgeous sheet of fine Italian paper that you will have NO problem finding something beautiful to do with! Hmm...Italian paper with a French design...sweet!
  • And WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE I might add between now and April 5th!

I'm so excited to give these lovely things away -- they certainly appeal to me and I hope they do to you, too. I know I would love to win this collection! :)

Well...let's GET STARTED, shall we??

Click on the "Comments" link just below (in orange) and register - but please don't opt for "anonymous" since it will make determining who you are quite difficult if you win! ;)

P.S...You need only enter once... :)


The Pampered World said...

I love your store and all the items you carry! Have been a fan in hiding of your store. I hope I win! Thanks.

Anonymous said...

All your beautiful Parisien items brings to my favorite city, Paris and shopping in the St Germain district..Just love them said...

HI! Please enter me! I love your site and blog! Hugs,Angelina

Sue said...

OHMIGOSH! This is the best giveaway ever! So many of your gorgeous Parisian-themed goodies! I love your blog and look forward to reading it every day. I don't have a blog myself, & that's why I have to sign myself 'anonymous'. I'm not really :)

Samantha said...

Oooh~ all the things you've chosen are so lovely! I hope I win!

Rubbapalooza said...

What a great assortment of lovelies! Best of luck mon ami's.

Sherry said...

Well, of course I am going to enter after all of the tantalizing hints that you've been dropping! I hope I win.


Joy said...



I think this is the best giveaway in the history of blog giveaways! I do so hope I win this one! :)


Anonymous said...

Our kitchen has a French theme. It would be nice to have some "new additions" - your store is one of my favorites on the internet. Thanks for having this contest.
Au Revoir for now!

McMaster & Storm said...

I love the ribbon as well....

Anonymous said...

I just love your store! The handmade Paris postcard pendants are really gorgeous in person. The pictures do not do them justice - I love them and always get compliments when I wear them! I also loved your Christmas decor it inspired me! Bernadette Wasielewski

jeanne winters said...

WOW!! All very cool items!!! Very generous give-away! Would LOVE to win! Thank you!!

Anonymous said...

Wow! I thought finding your store and blog was nice....but I get to enter a giveaway, too? Yay!

Elizabeth said...

What an amazing giveaway! I have recently discovered the wonderful world of generous and talented artist's in this blogging community. I must say that your site is beautiful!

Jean said...

Count me in!

Val said...

Hi Ruth! Love your blog and all your neat new stuff! What a fun idea, this giveaway! Minnie told me to be sure and check it out! Love ya, girl. Val

Joyce said...

All cute daughter has a "Paris" bedroom....she would be all over herself with those things...I might want some of it as well :~). Please put my name in for the contest if you would.
Thanks for you kindness in offering this fun giveaway.

Anonymous said...

Hi there!
I have never thought to have a blog before, but yours has truely inspired me! Blessings to you!

RockerJewlz said...

I am currently planning a trip to Paris this year, so wouldn't it be something if I could hold all these beauties in my hands?

Thank you,


minnie said...

Lovely items, Ruth! Some fortunate lady will be taking home a ton of fabulous things to enjoy. "Yea!" to the winner!

steviewren said...

I love Paris! Please enter me and thank you!

Anonymous said...

Love your blog as much as I love all the wonderful treasures I have gotten from the Beautiful Life.
Thanks for the inspiration,

Poopsie77 said...

What a great giveaway!! I love all the stuff you are giving away!
Can't wait to see who the winner is.

B.ellen said...

Hello! beautiful shop & what lovely items. love barbara b

The World According to Libby said...

Talk about deadline! I'm 45 minutes from the end of your giveaway! I love your blog!!!! I love your store!!!
I love you!!!!
Libby Barr