Sunday, November 29, 2009

HandmadeMN Giveaway - Bellaboogie

Congratulations to our latest giveaway winner! Thanks to all who entered and we wish you good luck with this week's giveaway!

Today we bring you this fabulous Spa Basket full of treats from Jess Guthrie of Bellaboogie! This is your chance to find out just how good handmade, natural bath & beauty products really are. Refresh your body and renew your spirit this holiday season with a Spa Basket!

This delightfully pampering Spa Basket comes with a variety of products from Bellaboogie, available in your choice of essential oil scents. The winner of this giveaway will receive one natural dusting powder, one bar of hot process soap, one jar of whipped sugar scrub, one bag of Bon Bon bath melts, and one refreshing Hair and Body Mist. Products shown are examples only; your basket will be handmade, fresh, with the essential oil scents you choose! All products are full sized items, not samples. This basket would make a fabulous gift for that special person on your holiday list. Check out Jess's store for more information on each product, and take a peek at the reserved listing for more information on the basket.

How to Enter:
Visit Jess's shop, pick your favorite item and leave a comment on this post about it. (Scroll to bottom of post and click on Comments, or just click here.)

US residents only, please!

Please make sure we have a way to contact you!

For Bonus Entries:
Please leave each in a separate comment, as each comment is an entry (To qualify for extra entries you must do step one above).

1. Visit other HandmadeMN team members shops (listed in the sidebar here) and leave a comment(s) here with your favorite pieces.

2. Blog about this giveaway with a visible link back to this posting and comment here with a link to your post.

3. Tweet about this giveaway and leave a comment(s) with a link to your tweet(s).

4. Follow our blog (you want to do this anyway to learn about upcoming giveaways!). Leave a comment here letting us know you are a follower. If you are already a follower, leave a comment anyway, as each comment is an entry.

5. Follow HandmadeMN on Twitter. Comment back here with your Twitter link. Existing followers just leave your Twitter link here.

6. Become a HandmadeMN Facebook Fan. Comment back here with your Facebook name. Existing fans just leave your Facebook name here.

7. Follow Jess on Twitter. Comment back here with your Twitter link. Existing followers just leave your twitter link here.

8. Become Jess's Facebook fan. Comment back here with your Facebook name. Existing fans just leave your facebook name here.

9. Follow Jess's blog. Leave a comment here letting us know you are a follower. If you are already a follower, leave a comment anyway, as each comment is an entry.

Contest ends Saturday, December 12, at 12:00 noon Central. One winner will be chosen by

Good luck!

HandmadeMN members are not eligible to win.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Team Holiday Sale - This Weekend!

by Toni of Wild Dog Studio

Spend your Black Friday weekend away from the crowds and the malls. Go shopping in the comfort of your own home, and most importantly Buy Handmade!

Over 50 of our team members are participating in this weekend's Holiday Sale, with in incredible array of great gifts just waiting for you.

The sale runs from Friday through Monday. Here's a list of participating shops for your shopping pleasure...

Handmade, vintage, recycled, jewelry
Sale Details: Free worldwide shipping

Wild Dog Studio
Fine Silver, Fused Glass and Recycled Glass Jewelry
Sale Details: Free worldwide shipping and 20% off everything!

Artistic Edition
Unique affordable fashionable hair accessories
Sale details: BOGO 1/2 Off (must be of equal or lesser value) & Free Shipping on all orders over $50

bright, fun and funky resin jewelry and magnets
Sale Details: Free worldwide shipping

accessories using new and vintage materials
Sale details: free domestic and international shipping

Catch-A-Star Creations
unique handcurled and soldered wire mirrored and beaded suncatchers, mobiles, candles, etc
Sale details: BOGO 1/2 Off Sale! With code MNSale. Refunded via paypal after purchase.

My Little Chickadee Creations
Painted tile coasters, trivets, magnets and custom photo tile coasters
Sale details: 20% off all items with code "MNsale"

Harvest Moon by Hand
Natural toys, Waldorf-inspired window stars, art kits and supplies, and homeschool resources
Sale details: All window stars are 15% off.

Created by Kristen M
handmade cards and invitations, including Christmas cards for all your holiday needs!
Sale details: 15% off entire order with the code MNsale

From Out of the Cracks
Free form peyote stitch bracelets and fun jewelry that sparks the sprit!
Sale details: Free gift boxes and worldwide shipping

connected elements
Unique jewelry using beach stones, silver, plus more...
Sale details: HandmadeMN Sale section and Free worldwide shipping

Jenny Bunny Creations
Unique Handmade Jewelry
Sale details: Free Worldwide Shipping

NikkyLee Designs
Jewelry, Photography and Other Handmade Creations
Sale details: Free US shipping plus a SALE section in my shop.

Clay by Clay
Fine silver and copper jewelry inspired by nature
Sale Details: Free worldwide shipping, plus extra discounts on select items

Sewn items for the home, novelty pillowcases, fleece and knit hats
Sale details: Free shipping on anything under $50

Mary Foster Creative
Flower photography and crocheted accessories
Sale details: Free worldwide shipping

Hand painted silk scarves, accessories and jewelry pouches
Sale details: Free global shipping

personalized, hand stamped sterling silver jewelry
Sale Details: Free shipping on all items, all weekend

Gingham Life
Aprons & housewares handmade from vintage & repurposed materials
Sale Details: Two Dollars Off Everything in the Shop (prices will be marked down 11/27-30)

Starglow Studio Custom Pet Art
Custom Portraits (send pic by email, get art by email)
Sale details: 20-50% Off portrait orders of select breeds & types. Check for Daily Specials!

Sweet Gracie's
Fun items and clothing for baby and children.
Sale Details: 10% off storewide and free gift (cozy flannel pillowcase) with purchases over $25.

JanRa Jewelry Designs
Woven and braided silver and gold wire jewelry
Sale Details: Selected items marked down at least 10%

Suz And Roo
Fun Handmade Jewelry
Sale Details: Free US Shipping

regan's brain
uniquely designed pillows and gifts
Sale Details: Free Worldwide Shipping

Vantastic Designs
Fun and Funky Fiber Arts
Sale details: Free Shipping

Crazy Busy
Upcycled bags and purses, original prints
Sale details: Holiday sale section

Warm Hugs Corn Bags
All Natural Microwavable Corn Bags
Sale details: Free Holiday Lil Hug Corn Bag with purchase of any Small/Large Set

Glorious Hats
Hats, Jewelry, Scarves, Purses, Mustaches: from fiber to stone, we rock it!
Sale details: Free Shipping on Jewelry and Mustaches.

Sacred Suds
Divinely inspired handmade soaps
Sale details: 15% off everything in shop

Athena's Little Owl
Handmade jewelry, bookmarks, and brooches
Sale details: Free worldwide shipping

Lolly Bop Baby
afghans, beanies, bows, clippies, Christmas stockings, & tutus for little ones
Sale details: 15% off all tutus, 20% off everything else

The Snuggery
Hand embroidered, appliqu├ęd and stenciled pillows, aprons, dishtowels & christmas ornaments
Sale details: 10% off (in stock items only)

rick's relics
awesome vintage items
Sale details: 10% off any purchase

Cindy Lindgren
art prints and notecards
Sale details: Free shipping

Lucky Lola Designs
Handmade statement jewelry using natural materials such as semi-precious stones, shell and glass.
Sale details: 20% all items in store

Bath & Beads, Etc.
Bath & Body products, jewelry, knitted items
Sale Details: Free shipping on all jewelry

LoveAlways, XOX
onesies, altered paint cans and clipboards, tags and more!
Sale details: Free domestic shipping on orders of $15 or more. Details in shop announcement.

The Cozy Corset Cuff
Cute reversible and adjustable corset cup cozies.
Sale details: Buy 3 Cozies for $33 (Save $1 Off each cozy) or Buy 6 Cozies for $60 (Save $2 Off each cozy)

SB Design
Specializing in Fine Silver and Resin Creations
Sale details: Free worldwide shipping

Jewelry & housewares
Sale details: Free shipping on orders above $35.00 (glassware not included), free gift card with glassware purchase

prayer bedes
Handmade rosaries, chaplets, and prayer beads from Christian traditions throughout the world
Sale details: Free Shipping in the Continental US

A variety of hand-crafted gifts, specializing in fabric and ink creations
Sale details: Free USA shipping

Purses, Bags, Market/Reusable Bags, Makeup Bags and more
Sale details: Free USA shipping

Blue Echo Designs
Jewelry using semi precious stones, glass, pearls and metal
Sale details: Free shipping (US, Canada and UK)

Turnaround Design
Eco-Friendly Modern Stationery & Gifts
Sale details: 15% Off All Stationary Sets, please use code: MNsale

Locust St
Handmade Journals and Notebooks
Sale details: Free Shipping on any mixed art journal.

Handmade jewelry, Swarovski designs
Sale details: BOGO 1/2 Off Sale! Enter code MNSale in comments to receive paypal refund.

Wooden Goat
Various wood carvings including usb flash drives and neckerchief slides
Sale details: Free Shipping

Bodice Goddess by Maggie
Corsetier, Seamstress and Tailor, Fiber Artist
Sale details: "HandmadeMN Sale" section with lowered prices and free shipping

Jewelry, Upcycled Clothing and Accessories
Sale details: free shipping and sale prices on limited items!

Scissor Savvy
Journals, Sketchbooks, and Notepads
Sale details: Free Shipping/International Shipping on all orders over $25

fabric accessories for the color-obsessed!
Sale details: Free Worldwide Shipping, plus check Twitter daily during the weekend for additional discounts!

Tina B Designs
Jewelry, knitted and crocheted accessories
Sale details: Free worldwide shipping

Joyful Moon
Handmade Swarovski Crystal and Pearl Jewelry
Sale details: 10% off Everything through Dec. 5th

me pottery
Simple, Functional Pottery
Sale details: Free ornament with $25 purchase

Glass Garden Designs
Handmade Glass Jewelry
Sale details: BOGO--Buy one pendant GET ONE 50% OFF (equal or lesser value)