Do you LOVE giveaways?

Yep, that’s right… it’s time for another giveaway, brought to you by Creativity is Messy!!!

And since February 14th is just around the corner, I thought I should giveaway a very “Lovely” gift…  A Valentine’s Day themed prize pack valued over $50.00!  I won’t tell you exactly what is inside (it’s a surprise), but I will tell you that there will be SEVERAL items inside for you to enjoy.

 

Here is how to enter…

We are celebrating Valentine’s Day, so I have decided that this giveaway is all about LOVE.  Check out the Creativity is Messy Etsy Shop and leave a comment here on my blog telling which item, currently for sale, do you LOVE.  Do that and receive 1 entry into the drawing!

The entry deadline is Sunday, January 30th at 11:59 pm.  That gives you a little less than 2 weeks to enter.  I will randomly choose a winner on Monday, January 31st, sometime in the AM, and post their name on my blog, Facebook and Twitter pages.  The winner’s prize pack will be mailed out on that same Monday – giving you enough time to receive it before February 14th.

Would you like to have additional entries?

1) Become a fan on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/creativityismessy) and post a link to this contest on your page – One additional entry!  (If you are already a fan, just post the contest link)

2) Follow on Twitter (http://twitter.com/creativitymessy) and tweet the contest link – Another additional entry!  (If you already follow me on twitter, just post the contest link)

Make sure to post your additional entries in the comments as well, so that we know how many times to enter your name into the contest.

Good luck!  And don’t forget to tell your friends!

**Sorry, but this contest is for US residents only**

Arm Warmers Giveaway!

Creativity is Messy has officially reached 200 fans on Facebook – which means it is time for another contest!! 

         

These dark chocolate-brown fingerless gloves are made from a salvaged t-shirt and are decorated with tan and brown buttons and bows.  They are a “slouchy” style and can be worn with a short or sleeveless top, or over a tighter long sleeve shirt as well.  They are really fun, cute and just perfect for the fall season.

To win these cute arm warmers, go to Creativity is Messy on Etsy and choose an item that you think would make a great gift this holiday season (either for you or for someone else).  Then leave a comment (either on here or on facebook) telling everyone which item you chose and why.

The entry deadline is Sunday, September 19th at 11:59 pm.  I will randomly choose a winner on Monday, September 20th, sometime in the AM, and post their name on my blog, Facebook and Twitter pages.

Would you like to have additional entries?

1) Become a fan on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/creativityismessy) – or if you are already a fan, share the contest link on your page.

2) Follow on Twitter (http://twitter.com/creativitymessy) – or if you already follow, tweet about the contest.

Just make sure to include in your comments which additional entries you participated in to receive the additional credit!

Good luck!!

A New Giveaway is in the Works…

The time is almost here!

I will be having another giveaway as soon as my Facebook fan page reaches 200 “likes”.  I’m not going to say exactly what will be given away, but it is a new design… it is recycled… and it will be perfect for fall!

Are you as excited as I am to see what it is?!?

Have you “liked” Creativity is Messy yet?  If not, go to Creativity is Messy on Facebook and check it out!  While you are there, share it with your friends!

My First Blog Giveaway…

I say it’s about time for a contest!!!

I am currently looking to give a way a Creativity is Messy prize pack valued at over $25 to one lucky follower.   Items in the prize pack will include jewelry, hair accessories, magnets and other misc items.

Win a Creativity is Messy prize pack!

Here is how to enter…

Check out the Creativity is Messy Etsy Shop and leave a comment here on my blog telling which item, currently for sale, is your favorite.   And for possible prize selection ideas, please include your favorite color.  Simple as that.

The entry deadline is Sunday, July 18th at 11:59 pm.  I will randomly choose a winner on Monday, July 19th, sometime in the AM, and post their name on my blog, Facebook and Twitter pages.

Would you like to have additional entries?

1) Become a fan on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/creativityismessy) – BAM! One additional entry!

2) Follow on Twitter (http://twitter.com/creativitymessy) – BAM! BAM! Another additional entry!

3) Sign up to follow this blog! – BAM! BAM! BAM! That’s up to total 4 entries for the price of one!  WE MUST BE CRAZY!!!!

Just make sure to include in your comments which additional entries you already participate or signed up for!  And don’t forget your favorite color!

Good Luck!

Winner, Winner… Chicken Dinner!!

WARNING!! This post is sure to ensue extreme jealousy!  Please prepare yourself to be green with envy! 

  As many people know, I love winning prizes (just ask my local radio station). 

About a week or so ago, I entered a contest on Facebook from Two Crafty Chicks Handmade Cards & Gifts.  As a ‘fan’ (or a person who ‘likes’ them… whatever) I saw that they were having a give-away and decided to enter.  And… guess what?  I won!  Whoo-hoo!!!!

 I originally found Two Crafty Chicks on Etsy (http://www.2craftychicksonline.etsy.com) through the forums.  I instantly feel in love with their soaps (which sounded good enough to eat – or in some cases, drink!) and became a “fan” of theirs on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/twocraftychicks).  I highly recommend checking them out!!  Besides soap, they also make journals, notebooks, cards, tags and other misc items.

 So the contest was easy.  I simply told them what scent of theirs that I would like to see them make available in other bath and body products.  I chose their Cupcake and Cosmo fragrances, because again, they sounded good enough to eat or drink.  They chose one winner from every so many entries, and I was lucky enough to be one of the people chosen.

 I have to say, I didn’t really know what to expect.  They just said that I won a “prize pack”, which could mean anything.  I was really hoping it would be one of their soaps, since I was dying to try one – but I totally would have been fine with anything they had to offer.

 When I walked into the house after work yesterday, the package was sitting on my living room cabinet, right across from the front door… almost as if it was welcoming me home.  I dropped everything and flew across the room.  In a moment that was reminiscent of waking up on Christmas morning and seeing what Santa had brought you, I tore through that box like it was made of old pantyhose.  My eyes instantly lit up and a huge, gleaming smile came across my face.

 Here is a picture of all the amazing treats I won.

Oh my goodness! OH... MY... GOODNESS!!!!!

I received 2 regular size bars of soap (Tango and Cafe Au Lait), 5 sample size soaps (Indulgence, Queen Bee, Diva, Goddess and Brekky), 4 fridge magnets, 1 large pin-back button, 2 small pin-back buttons and an index card notebook.  I totally feel spoiled now!  I cannot wait to try everything out!

P.s.  Totally need to check this out -> Two Crafty Chicks has an amazing opportunity to help someone in need.  Purchase a bar of soap and they will donate it in your name to a local shelter.  They will also match your donation – so the shelter will get two bars of soap in your honor.  Go to http://www.etsy.com/shop/2craftychicksonline?section_id=6992905 to find out more!!

New Ideas for Old T-Shirts

So, I’ve been making recycled t-shirt scarves for a while now, and I just love it.  They are so fun to play with and I love the comments I get when I wear them.  

Recently, I decided to try a few new ideas using salvaged t-shirts as a medium.  I’ve made a few flower brooches using some of the scraps I had left over in making my scarves.  They are quick, simple, and they accent the scarves really well.  Here is an example… 

Coral Pink Recycled T Shirt Scarf with a White Rose Brooch

Also, flower “Bib” Necklaces are pretty new to the market and are really becoming popular.  I had seen a few at a boutique recently and just fell in love with the idea.  But, I wanted to make it my own, so I decided to try and create one using some of the excess scraps.  I have to say I am really impressed with my first run at it. 

My first "Bib" Necklace

 

You can find this for sale in my Etsy shop, just $35.  http://www.creativityismessy.etsy.com 

Also, if you haven’t already, please check out my Facebook page and become a fan!  http://www.facebook.com/creativityismessy.  Almost 100 fans in one week!  

Follow me on Twitter http://twitter.com/creativitymessy

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