4/22/10

Buttercupped Presents: a sunny Giveaway!

To celebrate reaching 50 Followers on my sweet little blog, I decided to host an equally sweet little giveaway. The fact that it is also Earth Day gave me further incentive to make this an eco-chic giveaway!

These are all beloved pieces from my own collection! What better way to remain eco-conscious than to Recycle Reduce & Reuse? These lovely vintage pieces are all oh so very buttercuppery!

Included in this Sunshine Giveaway are:

  1. vintage handmade apron featuring yellow & paisley & a pretty scallop edge
  2. vintage yellow beaded plastic purse (made in Italy)
  3. vintage yellow polkadot scarf
  4. vintage milk glass mug by Termocnsa (featuring a yellow Holly Hobby-esque character, dog & cat)

Here I am modeling all of the goodies in this Giveaway!

the vintage yellow & paisley scallop edged apron

the vintage milk glass mug featuring a girl & her cat & dog

the mug, the purse & the scarf - they like to hang out together!

a close-up of all 4 goodies - just look at all that pattern & texture & sunny yellow!

How to Enter the Sunshine Giveaway (open world-wide!):

  1. Leave a comment, letting me know what makes you smile! Is it a kiss, a colour, a song ... ?
  2. For a bonus entry, Tweet about this giveaway! I like bonus entries. Just make sure your tweet includes @buttercupcaren and link back to this page (here's a link to use: http://bit.ly/buttercuppedGA) - leave a separate comment letting me know you tweeted about it. :)
Please make sure there's a way to contact you - whether by email, twitter, or your own blog. :)
Contest starts today (April 22nd) and ends Wednesday April 28th!
Good luck!
~caren
UPDATE: Contest has ended & winner to be announced!

14 comments:

  1. Congrats on 50 followers Caren!! I just checked and I'm ashamed to say I wasn't one of them. What?! I was always wondering why your posts weren't coming up on my Google Reader. I thought for sure I had followed already. D'oh!

    As for what makes me smile; I think you might know. It starts with a G and ends with an eorgia (I was going to say starts with a G and ends with an eorgie - but that very wrong).

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  2. Oh my! What a gorgeous collection, how very generous of you!

    What makes me smile? Too many things to fit in one comment! But..if I must narrow it down I'd have to say: my witty, wise husband; my two always hilarious mini-dachshunds; food glorious food; sunshine and Stevie Nicks!

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  3. Congratulations on 50!!!!!. What makes me smile --- there are so many things -- so in all I am a very lucky individual. I would say the top five list of current events that make me smile are:

    (1)When the other two attorneys in my office bicker with each other (they are sisters)

    (2) When I see Lilly -- who is a soon to be eight month rottie who is larger than my parent's full grown rottie and she encompasses, love and trust and goofiness

    (3) On Wednesday I was representing a victim of domestic violence and through prosecution and gathering the appropriate evidence and filing the appropriate motions and make the right arguments he was sentenced to a year in jail, I had been representing her for months, and even though on that day I have six other cases going on in family court I kept rushing back to criminal county court to sit at her side while she was waiting to testify and at the end of the day when he was sentenced to a year in jail and for the immediate time being it was all over -- she was crying and she hugged me and she thanked me for making her feel safe again --- knowing that I helped her in what small way I did made me smile.

    (4) when a new episode of Glee comes on the tv and my sister and I are sharing in the experience together

    (5) Knowing that I am loved and cared for and knowing and caring and loving others in return

    e-mail: kfreego@yahoo.com

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  4. Oh gosh so many things make me smile! Books, movies, romantic things, songs, friends, family, so much! Usually cute or hilarious things that people say to me. Love it all :) You'll usually see me with a huge smile plastered on my face, especially if I'm talking to a friend or family member. Gosh, they are so hilarious!

    lcintocable[a]gmail[d]com

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  5. I forgot to say what makes me smile, so I'll do so now (After reading your lovely responses)!
    Waking up to puppydog snuggles & wiggles, anytime I see chickadees & chipmunks, my cat hippityhopping & cupcakes! :)

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  6. A few things that make me smile... my mister, driving through the mountains at sunset, estate sales, volunteering, a good haircut, weekend road trips, chasing down the ice cream truck, vintage ANYTHING and the anticipation of *finally* buying our first home. :)

    clogzilla(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  7. My 6-year old's ranting, "I only like rock star and superhero flowers. I hate cute flowers." I've been smiling about that for the past week!

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  8. My vote goes to the 6-year old's ranting lol it has put a smile on my face ever since I read it. :-)

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  9. Congrats on 50.....but now I just made put you at 61 :)

    What makes me smile is my cat Toulouse. He's a 5 year old himalayan that my friends rescued off the streets a few years back. (Can you believe it?!) He's full of sass, cuteness, and fur. I'm already one of those crazy cat ladies...I probably have over 1,000 pictures of him!

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  10. ...and tweeted! http://twitter.com/RustBeltThreads/status/12951948824

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  11. Congrats on reaching your milestone! : )

    Smile at the moment for;
    Moving cross country, will be closer to all my sisters : ), my girls putting on "dance parties" their version of plays : ) and for finally figuring out how to turn my patterns into pdf files! : )

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  12. hi! this is such a pretty giveaway! congrats on 50 followers :) i like your blog, i'll be back!

    loveelycia@hotmail.com

    ♥elycia

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  13. My daughters make me smile! They are my sunshine lately. I love the items and the blog. Such a nice giveaway!

    Twitter: MaryMays
    Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/redhot66

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