Monday, April 16, 2007

A SPECIAL GIVEAWAY!!! Guess Who Is One-Year Old??? Mrs. Kwitty's at Etsy!

Happy Etsy-versary to me! yeah! Yup, one year ago (tomorrow) April 17th, I found Etsy and signed up--and my life made a major change. Isn't it funny how one day will change everything? I guess that is just how life is. Thankfully, this day had made a change for the good. I didn't actually add any products to my shop for about another month, because this was a huge leap for me. I didn't even know anything about digital photography at the time, didn't know much about computering at all actually! lol Soooo, this has been a big learning experience for me. Sometimes the best way to learn to swim is to just jump in the water, right?!! Now here it is a year later and I have a fairly successful Etsy shop (as of today: 225 sales, 488 hearts, 255 positive feedback), a BLOG, a large Flickr account, a new boutique account that is looking to be very promising, and lots of wonderful new friends! I am so thankful for all of this!!!! YEAH!!!!!

I would like to show my appreciation to all the wonderful people who read my blog and visit my Etsy shop--by giving away one of my little shadowbox collages (pictured above). It is made with an image of a pretty little nosegay from a vintage greeting card, some rick rack (of course!! lol), vintage wallpaper, buttons, glitter, and rhinestones, all framed up in a cute little 5" x 5" shadowbox frame. It bears a tag that reads "friendship"--a wonderful thing worth celebrating! After all, isn't that really what I am celebrating here? yes.

Just leave your comment here, with some way for me to reach you (your blog addy, etsy addy, email, etc.) and I'll toss your name in the hat for the collage. Let's see....I'll do the drawing on next Tuesday (april 24)--that will give people a week to find this. OK? Good luck everyone. HUGS!!


Jenn Maruska said...

Congrats on your first year!!!

How exciting and fun : )

All the best to you for another wonderful year -

Big Hugs!!!

Jenn : )

Sandra Eileen - Artisan Jewelry For Your Good Life said...

congrats on the anniversary. I WAS WONDERING IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TRADE BLOG LINKS. Oops, my puppy put his head on the cap lock.

Anonymous said...

Hi there, it's me allthingspretty from Flickr but I just saw your blog link at the Etsy forums, ha! Cograts on your first year, it must be around that for me too but I have only been seriously listing recently and still waiting for the sales to come, ha!!
I loved my Xmas ornaments that I bought ffrom your Etsy shop last year, they will come out each year for sure. Your work is so lovely and I'm glad you're dping well, you decerve it!
I've started a blog, hope you get chance to pop along one day too,
love Debra in New Zealand

Karyn said...

Congratulations! You sure have had a successful first year!! I just wanted you to know that I use the needle holder that I bought from you every single day!! Thanks!

Homemom3 said...

First congratulations on making it to the one year mark and an even bigger congratulations on making a business out of it. You are doing great! Your work looks great!

amy said...

Congrats! And may more goodness come your way.

saffron said...

Congrats on a such a successful first year with Etsy! Here's to many more! I'd love to join in on your contest! Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Yeah! What a fantastic day! Congrats on one year! I am so excited we have met, you are fabulous!

BreeLeeD said...

Congrats! You've done so well and have accomplished so much in just one year!! I'm so happy to have found you and your wonderful shop on Etsy!!! :D

Lou Ann said...

Congratulations! Your work is beautiful.
Lou Ann

treasurefield said...

Way to go on all your successes! I'm not surprised considering the great work you do! I'm proud to be among those hearts. :)

BTW, your blog is looking GREAT and your Etsy shop always looks terrific. Love the bird designs!
Happy Etsyversary!
Here's to continued success!!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your 1st Anniversary!

I hope the next year is just as successful for you! Keep creating! Your work is fab! :)

Love Kate in England x

Georgeanne said...

Congratulations on your first year at etsy!! I've just discovered your blog and will be back to visit often.

Betty @ She's Sew Pretty said...

Oh gosh...I hope I'm not too late. I love your blog and your etsy store has such cute stuff. Come visit my blog and leave a comment. I'm paying it forward this week.


Congratulations on your Etsyversary!

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