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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Spring Fling Give-away Drawing! April 1-14

The MDC Etsy Team decided that we needed to jump into spring with both feet so expect some really exciting things in April! To start it off right, we've got everyone's favorite...A Give-Away!!

We've put together all sorts of wonderful gifts for mothers and children. Check back again soon because there may even be a couple of late additions! See below for ways to enter to win ALL of the following (no purchase necessary, but it doesn't hurt!):



For the kiddos, you'll receive:
A wooden helicopter from Imagination Kids, a silk ring twirl toy and a rainbow wood bead necklace from Sun Anthem, a set of six small cars from Small Town Toys, a felt Totoro applique from Spunky Gal, pirate sandwich wrappers from Creations by Hippie Fairy Lover, a child's healing necklace from Stones of Healing, and a set of play-dough from MayaMade.


And for the hard-working mamas out there, we've got:
Bath bombs from Circle Natural Goods, beautiful bead bracelet from Little Queen Sheba, a stack of breastfeeding awareness bumper-stickers (to share!) and additional natural decals from Elemental Handcrafts, a Little Ones Sweet Dreams aromatherapy set with Need to Sleep Mist and customizable bed-time poem, and an herbal cloth trivet, both from MayaMade.

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There are three easy ways to earn chances to win these collection of great items made by MDC mamas all over the country: Talk to us, talk about us, and shop with us! On April 15th, we'll put all of your chances to win (tickets) in a pool and randomly select one lucky person win it all!!!

How to earn tickets to go into the drawing:

1. Talk to us. Leave a comment here between April 1 and April 14. (Remember we need a way to reach you if you win, so make sure your email or blog is linked in the comment.) One comment entry per person. Comment = one ticket.

2. Talk about us. April 1 - April 14: Blog about our give-away! Leave us a comment linking to your blog. Blogging = two tickets!

3. Shop with us. April 1 - April 14: Turn your shopping habit into more chances to win! Purchase something from one of the participating stores listed and leave a note to seller that you want to be in the giveaway. $1 = one ticket. No limit!!

Participating stores to earn more chances to win are (you can also run a search for MDCSPRINGFLING to find these participating stores on etsy!):
BeansRiceRevolt
BrightBlack
Circle Natural Goods
Creations by Hippie Fairy Lover
Elemental Handcrafts
Imagination Kids
LilBees
Little Red Appleton
Little Peanut Shop
Lyneya's Toys
Michael Grace Designs
Small Town Toys
Stones of Healing
Sugar Kane Creations
Sun Anthem
Whole Mother Creations
You're Inspired
MayaMade

Thank you! Have fun shopping, good luck and Think Spring!!!

48 comments:

Siayla said...

Count me in on this giveaway!

I am off to blog about it too so 3 entries for me yeah!

If I make any purchases I will be sure to let them know for more chances.

What a great idea! Thank you everyone for your great shops, this blog (which I found through flickr from lyneya/Shannon), and a wonderful spring giveaway!

Siayla said...

Blogged here
http://siayla.blogspot.com/2009/04/giveawaysno-april-fools-about-it.html

Brigitte said...

Count me in on the giveaway!

I also found out about this blog from Lyneya's blog.

Nicole Spring said...

wow what a great giveaway! love it!
i too found this through shannon <3

ursulagoddess said...

I saw this on Shannon's FB. I'd love to participate! :-)

HawthorneWoods said...

I LOVE the items featured here!

I will post something on the BabyCheapskate blog.

I am SO thrilled to have found these links to the gorgeous items on Etsy. Once taxes are paid I begin my Christmas shopping and I am going to buy EVERYTHING for my two children and more on Etsy this year. Santa is bringing handmade handmade gifts only from now on and until I have the time and skills to do it all myself, I will call on the talents of other Moms and gifted women!

kathie.woods@comcast.net

Brigitte said...

oops I think I forgot to give my email address. :p

brigitte.dietz@gmail.com

Beth said...

What a great compilation of sellers! Count me in :)

lyneya said...

If your blog is linked through the comment, we'll be able to find you if you win.

Amber said...

I found about this from Siayla's blog. Sign me up!

bugs 'n' bees said...

What a cool giveaway! Count me in! :)

Brasileira said...

Oh, free stuff! Count me in on the give-away!

Annie said...

This is a great giveaway! I love the mothering street team, what great shops! Definitely count me in ;)

Elizabeth Pritchett said...

I would love to be included in this giveaway. Thank you for doing this! :)

Elizabeth/Lizzie5674@yahoo.com

RasJane said...

That looks like some seriously awesome stuff! Count me in.

RasJane said...

Here's a link to my blog post.
http://rasjane.blogspot.com/2009/04/i-wanna-win.html

Lanee' said...

I'd love to be entered as well- now i'm off to blog about it- be back with the link =-)

Lanee' said...

And here's the link to my blog post.
http://crochetlanee.blogspot.com/2009/04/mdc-etsy-team-is-giving-away-some-good.html

Anonymous said...

Count us in! Thanks for this opportunity.

Mama_Amethyst

mgmhahn@hotmail.com

(I can't seem to log into my google account this morning.)

Rebz said...

Hey There! Super cool giveaways. I'll be back with my link after I post about you super cool giver-away-ers.
XOXO
Joce

Brittany Bellows said...

Wonderful Give away.

Holly Noelle said...

The colors...they mesmerize me! *drool*

Laura said...

Whoo whoo I want in! What a fun giveaway!

Rachael said...

this is really wonderful!

Stacy Smith said...

I'm in! This is so fun- I already see things that I'm headed off to buy. Nothing like Christmas Shopping in April!

Marly said...

I would love to win all this fun stuff.

Kendra said...

Oh, I so want to be a part of this! I will get a-crafting and contact you all again. Lovely! My MDC username is kortner and I am the same {at} gmail for the giveaway. ;)

Janeen said...

I'd love to participate but I'm in South Korea (from the US though, DH is teaching here). Is that still possible? What if I have it sent to a family member who could send it to me?

I'm at simplyjaneen@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

What a fun give-away! Please enter me :)

ftwilight@yahoo.com

Mama bee said...

Ooh la la! Those look like some great goodies! I found this through the banner ad on MDC.

Kelly said...

Oh, count me too! What a cool give away!

lyneya said...

Janeen, if you have a US address we can send it to that would be perfect! :) Thanks!!

Shannon
lyneya.etsy.com

Stephanie said...

What a wonderful giveaway. I'm loving all the colors.

aadrw@yahoo.com said...

What a great bunch of stuff! Count me in!

TopHat said...

WOW! I love the colors! So awesome. Thanks for the chance!

appalachianwomyn said...

Oh goodness, I'm antsy with anticipation! What a great gathering of goodies!

Misty said...

what a wonderful giveaway! thanks for a chance to win!

lovestitches said...

What an amazing giveaway and blog!

natalie said...

How fun! add me please!

The Star Light Shop said...

awesome!!

longo436@yahoo.com

Colleen said...

wow, how generous. what a lovely giveaway. so many beautiful things. please add my name to the giveaway.

Colleen

cbell9115(at)hotmail(dot)com

momma rae said...

WOW!! what an awesome lot of handmade booty! thanks for the incredible opportunity!

Orb said...

What an awesome idea!

Deann said...

What a nice bunch of items! Great idea.

April Sunflower said...

Thank you crafters for donating the beautiful work and reminding me that my baby doesn't need plastic crap!

Andrea said...

What a great contest this would be to win! Getting my paypal together to buy something for more chances to win :)

apeak AT hotmail DOT com

Reiza said...

I'm glad I caught up on my google reader or I would have missed this great chance. Count me in and thanks so much.
YiddishBitterRose at gmail dot com

Devon said...

I'd love to be entered in the giveaway, what beautiful stuff and what a fabulous idea for a blog!!

(Your MDC banner ad works, btw ;) )