Happy Valentine’s Day and Heart Necklace Giveaway


CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. WINNER TBA SHORTLY. Thanks much for entering.

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Happy Valentine’s Day to all of my blog readers. Hope you have a special day with your loved ones.

To show my appreciation for your continued support of my blog, I am giving away a ceramic heart necklace. Handcrafted by yours truly.

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How do you win, you ask? Just answer this question.

Do you send Valentine’s Day cards through the mail or send e-cards?

I will select one comment via Random Generator. Everyone welcome. I will ship international. Giveaway is open until midnight EST today, Thursday 2-14-13. The winner will have 48 hours to contact me with name and address, or sadly, I will pick another comment. Good luck!!

And thanks so much for including me on your Must Read Blog List.

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Crystal’s Bead Challenge Reveal: My Kissing Hearts Necklace


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I am so glad I gave myself plenty of time to experiment with these pretty red hearts and white tubes. Got them at Crystal’s bead shop. http://www.etsy.com/shop/beadhappilyeverafter. The plan was to spend about two days making a bracelet. The design which was in my head was a charm bracelet with dangling hearts.

But after starting, a different idea popped up.

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And another.

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And another.

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Even necklace ideas floated passed my eyes.

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If the hearts could talk, I bet they would have said, “enough already!! Pick ONE design and stick to it!!” LOL!! Thank goodness stringing wire is cheap.

This is what I ended up submitting. Kissing Hearts. It makes my heart go all skippy just looking at it. I love it!!

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I had fun working on Crystal’s challenge. Go check out the other entries from all of the participants. Very pretty. Looking at them gave me a couple of ideas. I love looking at handcrafted jewelry.

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Thanks, Crystal, for hosting your 2nd bead challenge. Can’t wait for the next one.