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Gypsy Jewels Etsy Giveaway

Gypsy Jewels Etsy Giveaway

Today's Etsy Giveaway is for a Candy Cane Lane Necklace from Gypsy Jewels! ($13)

How fun! Perfect for this Christmas :) Here's some info on it:
"16" Long, Lobster Claw Clasp, Length adjusted by request. This red and white jingle bell necklace makes a fun and perfect gift!! Small enough for a child - makes a great choker for an adult!"

Now for the interview:

1. First things first, tell us a little more about yourself...

I am Juliea, an artist, activist, wife and mother of two. My son, Calvin is 11 and my daughter, Kiyra is 7. I came from a troubled background where I was in and out of lock up facilities, group homes and foster care. I met Shawn, my husband 10 years ago and he has helped me in my struggle to overcome that. I am a better person because he stuck with me, and I'm grateful for everything I have. I truly believe in every individuals ability to change themselves - and the world. I try to be an example of this every day.

2. What is your regular job?

Right now Gypsy Jewels is my full time job - and I mean FULL TIME! I'm always creating, listing, promoting, etc. I lost my part time job about a month ago, so this is what I've got going. But, I've been vending and doing Gypsy Jewels for the past 5 years, and I truly believe in myself. I know I can have a successful business if I work hard enough. So, I work very hard.

3. Do you Haiku?

Never have but let me try...

Large Decoupaged Box.
See what you can put in it!

4. Picture of your workspace (as is, no cheating!)

The fisrt picture is of my actual "work space" - my recliner. I sit here for hours at a time making jewelry and either watching movies or listening to music.

The second picture is of my computer - also a constant work place.

And the third is my table of inspiration and finished projects. This is located right to the right of my recliner, and my eyes often wonder there when I'm figuring out where to start or what to do next.

5. What inspires you?

I find inspiration in everything. I find it in my emotions, my surroundings, my TRASH, etc. You never know where you might find inspiration if you look for it everywhere...

6. What item in your shop is your favorite and why?

Abstract By Nature. I love this piece because it is so elegant, and a great expression of recycling magic! I love black and white photography, and I really dig the contrast between the textures and the nature. It's really fantastic.

Rules to Enter:

1. Head on over to Gypsy Jewels---> http://willowmoonspirit.etsy.com
2. Pick your favorite item (not giveaway item)
3. Come back here and comment in the official entry form below the extra entries section on what you chose
4. Leave an extra comment in the official entry form for any extra entries (Please leave blog url if you have my button on your blog or wrote a post)

Note: If a second winner has to be chosen, that winner will be chosen based on the most creative, detailed comment!
Also Note: Add me to your safe list or else your winning notice could end up in your Junk Mail folder! babylyons (at) live (dot) com

Open to US
Comments that don't meet these requirements won't be entered

Extra Entries:
1 Extra Entry into this contest and every other one if you link to The Giveaway with the button or widget in my Link to Me section (for as long as the button/widget is up)
1 Extra Entry if you blog about this contest with a visible link back to this post
1 Extra Entry if you "Digg" this giveaway and all of my current giveaways (leave Digg username in comment)
1 Extra Entry if you "Stumble" this giveaway and all of my current giveaways (leave Stumble username in comment)
2 Extra Entries if you purchase something from this store during the contest
Comment to let me know you deserve an extra entry!

Official Entry Form:

This contest will end on December 7th at 11:59 pm PST
A winner will be chosen from a Random Number Generator from random.org
The winner will be listed on December 8th
If I cannot get a hold of the winner 3 days, a new winner will be chosen

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25 Thoughts:

greeneginger said...

I love the Earth and Sky, and Free The Weed.. ...Clear Quartz Crystal and the Barefoot Sandals... so many great pieces of jewelry:)


nannalynda said...

Another great site,Katie....where do you find them all? Unconditional Love /Rose Quartz, Opalite necklace is my fave at Moonspirit!

mverno said...

the nightmare before christmas necklace

BeadNestDesigns said...

I REALLY like 2 items... the "Earth & Sky" necklace and the "Abstract by Nature" - which is absolutely phenomenal - I couldn't stop staring at it!! :)

Danielle said...

Wow! all of her items are just absolutly beautiful! I love the Candy Cane Lane Necklace- perfect for Christmas but my most, absolute favorite is the Layers of Lovely Necklace. I just bought a dress and I have been looking for a necklace with those color of beads. Such great prices too! I'm keeping my fingers crossed until drawing (my toes are crossed too!)

Amber said...

I love the Nightmare Before Christmas Necklace!

Thank you for the giveaway and please enter me :)


malleycc said...

I love the ringlets so cute. Such beautiful items in the store.

llinda29 said...

African Opal Earrings are just my style

Clifton Wade said...

The opal earrings. Thank you for this great contest and prize!

Tara said...

It's a tough decision between the Silver Lining and the Tropical Impressions necklaces.....can't decide which one I like better.

Hana said...

I love "The God's Are Watching / Green Garnet, Carnelian and Blackstone "


Wild Woman Bracelet is nice - I like the blue colors

amymurry3 said...

I so love the Goddess Of The Sea Necklace.

Anonymous said...

I like the African Opal Earrings.

dhunt said...

Bring on those Zardozi butterfly ornaments.

Gabriel said...

I like the Nightmare Before Christmas Necklace.

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Kari said...

I love the silver lining necklace!

djgroz said...


Becky said...

I like the Like The Crest Of A Wave necklace...it is really pretty..

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Debi said...

There are some very nice and beautiful items , but I really did like the ..Ringlets.. brings back some memories :)
Thanks for the contest.

yellowlabs said...

The Bronze Goddess necklace is gorgeous!

Storm, The Psychotic Housewife said...

oh wow, the A Witches Wear Hermatite necklace is absolutely STUNNING! I'd clutch that one for sure if it ended up in my stocking! ;)

stormraven at gmail dot com

Jennifer R said...

I love the baby memory box.

VIVI7729 said...

I love the Gypsy Woman Jewelry Box!!

memetu said...

Bronze Goddess is earthy and beautiful.

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