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share day: sponsor giveaway

This month for Share Day, we're doing one big giveaway. There are nine prizes, and they'll all go to one very lucky winner! The prizes are related to the story of the Nightingale, with music, a little imitation and inspiration, and of course plenty of beauty.

To show thanks to my generous sponsors please make sure you visit each of their blogs and leave a comment. You might even find some new friends to follow!

Hello everyone! This is Sara over from the split stitch, and I am happy to be here today to participate in the giveaway. Since the theme of this month had to do with both birds and music, I figured my "Birdy Lullaby" pattern would be a perfect fit ... see a mama (or daddy) bird singing to her babies. As you transfer this pattern you can add or subtract babies from the little nest to make it extra special. The pattern comes in PDf format ... perfect to save and print whenever you want.

Good Luck to everyone, and why don't you pop on over to the split stitch where we are always talking about embroidery, sewing and paper crafts?

Sara :)

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This is Tara of Sew Tara! I'm giving away this Daydreaming cozy for the sharing post. **Banana bread not included** It was inspired by my Caffeinating cozy. I guess I inspired myself!

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Hi, I'm Annie! Inspired by this month's story, darling you boutique [dyb♥sf] will be giving away an earring holder featuring the nightingale. He sits patiently and curiously perched on the corner waiting to come home to the lucky winner! I'd love for you to visit my blog Olive Juice, and "like" my Facebook page.

Hello! This is Anita from Sew, Vintage, So Fun! In keeping with the Nightingale theme and the authentic vs imitation question, Mollie asked that our Share Day themes be music related, or have something to do with imitating. How about both?! Since we all love embroidery here so much, I decided on a music themed embroidery giveaway!

What I have for you this month is all from my stash of Sublime Stitching goodies. After all, if we are going to imitate someone's embroidery, who better then the awesome Jenny Hart? {If you took Mollie's embroidery class this summer, you got to read an interview that Mollie did with Jenny, and the comments by the many fans of the work of both of these embroidery artists.} I use a lot of patterns for my embroidery, because while I have talent with a needle and thread, my pencil to paper work leaves something to be desired. If you feel the same, you will love this Rock n' Roll pattern transfer sheet, tote bag to stitch on, and 7 skeins of Prescia floss to stitch with.

And if you would be interested in another similar giveaway, visit my blog 'Sew, Vintage, So fun!', where I write about what I'm working on and what inspires me (almost) every day. Good luck!

No Mark At All Etsy
This is Rachelle from No Mark at All. The winner will receive their choice of one 5x5 mounted print from my shop. (A $20 value)

Hi, I'm Jessica from Funky Finds and I'm giving away a Funky Finds tote bag and key chain!

Funky Finds has lots of services available to indie artisans, so be sure to check them out. For those interested in opening a shop, I'm offering 3 months free when you mention Wild Olive!

Hello everyone! My name is Isabela and I am the set of (rather busy) hands behind Ooh Leela! Ooh Leela! is all about cute (and hand embroidered) dish towels, as well as some very unique coffee sleeves! I also have blog, where I share projects I am working on and things that are going on in my life. You may also find me here and here.

I participated in handmade gift exchange earlier this month and when I saw these, it was pretty much love at first sight. And when Mollie told us the theme for this month's sponsor giveaway was "an imitation of something else", I would these would be perfect! One lucky winner will win a set of 2 hand embroidered coasters! Perfect for these hot summer days, don't cha think?

Oh, and before I forget, I belong to the Etsy Angels team on Etsy. We work together to raise money for awesome charities 4-6 times a year. This month we are raising funds forLove for Malacia Babies and I am donating 25% of all sales proceeds to this worthy non-profit organization.

Hi, I'm Janee of Yellow Bird, Yellow Beard! I'd like to giveaway one of my new Vintage Music Sheet garlands.

This is Amy of Lemon and Raspberry! Imitation is not only the 'highest form of flattery' but can be an entirely valid method of learning. Think about all those art students who study Van Gogh and Picasso before setting off on their own. Or acting students assigned to visit the theater to see how professionals do the work.

In this same vein, the Better Blog Content Workbook looks at successful methods of creating and maintaining solid blog content week after week.

The whole workbook clocks in nearly 100 pages of targeted info and specific steps to help you create better blog content.

For more details and a full table of contents please visit : http://lemonandraspberry.com/shop/products/better-blog-content/

Can you believe all of these great prizes? Are you ready to enter? Did you visit everyone?

To enter, leave your name and a way to contact you (it's really important if you want to win!). Make sure you've left a comment on each of these blogs (on any post...just let them know you visited!).

The giveaway will remain open until 11PM CST on July 31. One winner will be randomly chosen, and announced on Monday, August 1. Good luck!


  1. Woah! what a fantastic giveaway! I would obviously loooooove to win anything from any one of these awesome shops!! Thanks for the opportunity!
    Cheers, and good luck to all!

  2. Nancy3:35 PM

    I love the combination of the birds with the music! Great prizes! Great theme! I'll keep my fingers crossed!

    nancebagance at yahoo dot ca

  3. So many beautiful things! And some great sponsors!! Thanks for the chance to win and for introducing me to some great bloggers!

  4. What a great giveaway! I've come via Anita - can't wait to visit the other blogs!

  5. Wow... that's some INCREDIBLE prizes!! I love that earring holder especially. Fingers crossed =) x

  6. So cool Mollie! It was bunches of fun to find all those other cool blogs and of course it'd be great to win the fabulous prizes!

  7. How generous! And I can't wait to visit the other blogs.

  8. Wowee, thanks for the great giveaway!


  9. Hi, Really enjoyed visiting all these great Blogs. What a Prize Package! Really like the Sublime embroidery package. Thanks Mollie!

  10. Thank you for hosting such an amazing giveaway! I visited/commented on all of your artists' sites & now feel so inspired - whether to craft or buy, I'm not sure :-) I definitely want to try a Handmade Gift Exchange. Thanks for turning around my dragging Wednesday.

    redzipstar at gmail

  11. I visited all the blogs and left comments. Everything on this blog is gorgeous.

  12. Off to visit all the blogs! What an amazing giveaway, I'm feeling lucky! Thanks Olive you always have the best stuff!

    rubylynns @ gmail dot com


  13. I visited everybody! lots of fun things! thanks for the opportunity! paperprayers(at)hotmail(dot)com

  14. This is an impressive list of fun stuff! Count me in - I checked out all the blogs :)

  15. Such a great giveaway from so many fantastic sponsors! I visited each one and found some new great blogs! :)


  16. Beautiful handmades made by beautiful people! I love how creative everyone is :)


  17. Amy B.6:40 PM

    What beautiful handmade goods! If I don't win, I'll be buying these things anyway :)


  18. These are some great sponsors!! Most of them I already follow. Ha. And then rest I will be following now. Great giveaways too!!


  19. What beautiful items and a wonderful giveaway.


  20. wow what a fantastic giveaway! I would love to win!


  21. This is such a great giveaway, I love finding new blogs and they are all so great! Thank you!


  22. I visited The Split Stitch. I love the ideas they have for scrap fabric!

  23. Such a nice contest!

  24. Great contest, and now I have great new blogs to follow!

  25. Fantastic giveaways! How generous!

  26. Thanks for the introduction to all of these creative people. I did visit each blog and said hello at all but Olive Juice...blogger wouldn't let me leave a comment. (I don't do Facebook, but I like her a lot in real life. )

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

  27. Amazing Prizes!!! thanks for the giveaway Molly and friends! I would be so tickled to win any of these wonderful items!!

  28. Wow! Such beautiful prizes! I hope I win!!

  29. So many cute prizes! It would be so amazing to win!

  30. These are great sponsors, and they all have fabulous items! I hope to win!

  31. So many awesome prizes. I loved checking out all the blogs :-)

    slcorns at gmail

  32. Great giveaway. Off to discover some new blogs now!

  33. Terrific give away. I've had a look at all their sites and there are some clever and talented crafters out there for sure.


  34. awesome giveaway, mollie! thanks so much for hosting :)


  35. Wow! So much goodness. I've added several new blogs to my bloglovin reader and I'm psyched to get inspired by all these cool people. A little overwhelmed right now! lol :)


  36. I think I commented on eveyones blogs (I'll double check at naptime!) and I'd love to win these fun prizes!

    CrunchyConservativeMommy (at) gmail (dot) com

  37. Visited and commented on all the blogs!! Everything in this giveaway is amazing!!!! EEP!!

    ginnykathleen at msn dot com

  38. from the music garland for my little's room, to the coffee cozy and split stitch pdf..... this is amazing! love love love!

  39. I visited and commented on all the blogs - what fun this has been and what talent I have discovered!! a.haun@sbcglobal.net

  40. So many beautiful and inspirational things! So many new blogs to follow! lnpowers20@gmail.com

  41. I follow your blog :)

    Contact info:
    Blog- www.calledtocreativity.blogspot.com
    Etsy- www.homespunhandmaiden.etsy.com

  42. Wonderful!


  43. oh my goodness, what an AMAZING collection of goodies! thank you, THANK YOU to everyone!


  44. What a great giveaway - thanks for the chance :-)

  45. Holy cow!!! Mollie you always have the BEST giveaways!!!


  46. This may be the best giveaway ever!


  47. What a wonderful giveaway and a great way to discover some new blog friends! Good luck to everyone :)


  48. What wonderful items & great blogs! :) Thank you for sharing them!!! :)

  49. I would love all that lovely stuff!! Especially the coffee cup warmer! It's all adorable!
    Sara (my email to contact me is: catface99@rocketmail.com)

  50. such a great giveaway!!!

  51. Wow amazing giveaway!!


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