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Monday, November 16, 2009

November Giveaway--Get Your Second Line On With...

A fantastic black and gold inspired Second Line Umbrella from Lizmpetro/New Orleans Umbrellas!




Liz has kindly shared one of her second line umbrellas for our November giveaway, just in time to celebrate our 9-0 Season thus far!! You can get your Who Dat on with this beautiful black and gold umbrella embellished with a fleur de lis--perfect for parades, holidays, BBQ's and of course, a second line!!

Liz works an "analytical day job" and uses the umbrellas as a way to help express her creativity, a lovely balance from her day job. Liz moved to New Orleans for grad school and in typical Louisiana fashion, we sucked her in and she can't leave!! :)


So now Liz shares her talents with you in our November giveaway!



How do you win? I thought you'd never ask!




1. Visit one of Liz's shops listed here. Come back and leave a comment on which item is your fave!






2. Visit one of these shops belonging to my fellow members. Come back and leave a comment on which of their items is your fave!






You must leave a link to the items and you must complete steps 1 AND 2 to be entered. You MUST leave a URL, email, or contact IN your comment for us to contact you when you win!


You have until December 1st to get your comments in!



Extra entries:

1. Send an email to merry@handmadelouisiana.com with your email address for our future mailing list.
2. Tweet, Facebook, or promote this contest. You MUST provide a URL where you promoted this so we can verify.
3. Join our Facebook Group. Please make sure your Facebook account is set so we can contact you, and include info about yourself (friend, buyer, seller, artist, etc) in your application.


If you would like to join Handmade Louisiana please email Merry at merry@handmadelouisiana.com and she'll send you what you need to know! There is never any cost to join HML!

Good luck!



Look for an Artisan Feature on Liz soon! :)

35 comments:

  1. These are awesome!! I absolutely love the corset umbrella. So then I was off to GARsticksandstring....The hedgehogs made me giggle! They are so cute!

    I think a lot of Christmas shopping will be done "local" this year!

    Great job guys!!

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  2. What fun...love them all, but if I simply must choose, then my favorite would be the plumed on on Liz's Etsy.

    I've blogged about her shop also at http://martysfibermusings.blogspot.com

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  3. Gar's Sticks and Strings shop is just delightful. Well worth the trip over to read his Profile Page. The little green mobius basket is my favorite.

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  4. It was hard to choose, but I picked the Black Boa 2nd line umbrella. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=31798845

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  5. I love these t shirts with the woven-look fleur de lis! http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=32756556

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  6. Posted links to Handmade Louisiana and LadyFleur http://www.facebook.com/sharon.hutson#/home.php?filter=lf

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  7. It was hard to choose, but I picked:

    From: Lizmpetro
    Black Boa Second Line Umbrella
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=31798845

    From: Lady Fleur
    Long and Lean Lady Fleur Tee
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=32756556

    Thanks!
    Yamarilet Pacheco
    http://www.etco.etsy.com

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  8. Posted links to:

    http://twitter.com/handmadebyetco

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/etco/146192609053?v=wall

    Thanks!

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  9. Ooo, the purple full frill umbrella really caught my attention.
    http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Shop&op=listing&product_id=470427
    Love it!

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  10. Wow, what a hard choice for the others. I love these pink earrings by Cheese and Chocolate:
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=17303575

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  11. Okay - got a blog post in about us. You can find it at http://debideauxdesigns.blogspot.com/2009/11/handmade-louisiana.html
    and it will post to my Facebook in the next hour or so.
    Promotion is fun! and easy with such a wonderful group of artisans!

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  12. GARsticksandstring's felt bunny would be a perfect gift for my nephew at Easter! http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=vl_other_2&listing_id=30469971

    Keep creating! http://www.flickr.com/photos/kristar/

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  13. I'm hypnotized by the peppermint swirl frill umbrella by lizmpetro! http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=31248879 It would look lovely with my Mardi Gras outfit!

    Cheers, http://www.flickr.com/photos/kristar/

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  14. I love this spider umbrella...how cool is it?! I'm a long time spider fan so my friends wouldn't be surprised to see me with this :)

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=32537577

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  15. This felted mobius basket by Garsticksandstrings is sweet! I love it and can see it in my kids room for them to put their hair accessories.

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=26018133

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  16. Wow, all the umbrellas are amazing! I really liked this one best though:

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=33247933

    So unique and fun :) My sister would especially love it!

    Ronit
    internationalgiveaways[at]gmail[dot]com
    http://internationalgiveaways.blogspot.com

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  17. I looked at GarStickandString's shop and I found this super cute basket:
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=19725195

    I love the colors & texture!

    Ronit
    internationalgiveaways[at]gmail[dot]com
    http://internationalgiveaways.blogspot.com

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  18. Gorgeous umbrellas! Love them all, but my fave is the Fleur De Lis silver http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Shop&op=listing&product_id=470412

    heidig@gmail.com

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  19. The mother/daughter team at CheeseandChocolate have some beautiful jewelry! My favorite is the Marissa Necklace- Pearls http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=23365641

    heidig@gmail.com

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  20. I like Periwinkle Blue and Moss Green Umbrella - OOAK: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=31711436

    annabell_lee_dk (at) yahoo.com

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  21. I like Turquoise Surprise: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=17671916

    annabell_lee_dk (at) yahoo.com

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  22. Wow, those umbrellas are all breathtaking! But I think my favorite is this lovely lacey umbrella in grey and wedgewood:
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=32105301

    AND I have an immature but undeniable wish for a Green Hedgehog:
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=30469925

    from GAR.

    carapacenator(at)gmail.com

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  23. I like the Artfire-Tea Rose Umbrella http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Shop&op=listing&product_id=470417 and I like Lady Fleur-Heathered Floral Tee http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=32756731 cardshark42(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  24. I LOVE the Vintage Button Umbrella!!
    kkondek at gmail.com

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  25. I love the Long and Lean Lady Fleur Tee from Lady Fleur!
    kkondek at gmail.com

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  26. I wrote about your great giveaway in my new blog! :)

    Here's the link:

    http://internationalgiveaways.blogspot.com/2009/11/umbrella-from-handmade-louisiana.html

    Thanks for the opportunity to win this beautiful umbrella!

    Ronit
    internationalgiveaways[at]gmail[dot]com
    http://internationalgiveaways.blogspot.com

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  27. Umbrellas- live oak, blue and tea and tiny skulls. Lots of sun here.

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  28. My husband has been a Saints Fan since the 80's so therefore I like them a lot too! I Love the umbrellas!!!
    My fave item from Liz's Shop(I am An Elizabeth too haha) Is the Black Boa Second Line Umbrella, it's adorable, I really like it a lot.

    From Cheeseandchocolate I love the Serendipity Necklace it is really a beautiful piece.

    From ladyfleur I love the Long and Lean Lady Fleur Tee, I would most def. live to wear that.

    From GARsticksandstring I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Grey Hedgehog!!

    My Email is BungabrandOnline@yahoo.com

    Thanks!!!

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  29. So very hard to chose from Handmade Louisiana's Etsy site!(http://www.handmadelouisiana.etsy.com) I love the Blue and Teal...the Victorian Shade...the Skull Umbrella and the Pirate Umbrella...well that is my short list.
    Thank you for introducing me to Handmade Louisiana and for this contest.

    caron.chester@gmail.com

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  30. Then on to http://www.etsy.com/shop/garsticksandtring...very cute stuff. I especially love the Lily Booties. I want to buy them and save them until one of my children makes me a proud grandmother. Also the Mobious Baskets are gorgeous and so are the Lambs..etc etc
    Thanks
    caron.chester@gmail.com

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  31. Have sent an email to merry@handmadelouisiana.com requesting to be added to the mailing list.
    Thank you for this opportunity.
    caron.chester@gmail.com

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  32. at www.lizmpetro.etsy.com my fave is the Ruffled Ivory Lace Umbrella
    copperllama at yahoo dot com

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  33. at Cheeseandchocolate my fave is the Marissa Necklace- Pearls
    copperllama at yahoo dot com

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  34. Ok, blew it last time. Didn't follow the instructions well, and then couldn't get back into comments for some reason.

    Anyway-
    My favorite umbrella is live oak. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=29542909

    My favorite item at Garsticksandstrings is http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=30469874 and http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=24638955 and this http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=30470019.

    My email is southoftheborder58@gmail com

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  35. Thanks everyone for the entires!! :) random.org does the picking! :) Stayed tuned for our next one!!

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