Tuesday, August 18, 2009

giveaway!



because i would like to attract more folks to my blog, and get a better idea of who is already coming, i am hosting a giveaway this week! this lovely piece, features a beautiful glass cabochon with olive green, red, turquoise, and black, made by teresa (at tajones1463.etsy.com). above that is nestled a sweet little turquoise cabochon. there are several sterling balls and a "bullseye" ingot as well. on the back, apropos, is stamped "be free indeed", along with my sparrow and initials. the pendant, which measures 1 1/2" x 1", hangs from a nice, 17" link chain.

so, here's how it works. in order to win, all you have to do is leave a comment under this here post. very simple. i am just going to do an old-fashioned drawing. (my dear hazel, 4 years old, will be doing the actual picking of the name.) if you leave a comment, i will enter your name once. if you become a follower of the blog, i will enter your name twice. if you also tell me how you came to the blog in your comment, i will enter your name 3 times.

the drawing will take place next tuesday, august 25th, at 5:00. i will announce the winner here and you can e-mail me (silversparrowdesigns.gmail.com) with your address so i can send it to you. good luck!

66 comments:

Kathleen McGiveron said...

HI! I'm following your blog and entering your giveaway! Wonderful selection!

I have a giveaway on my blog!
www.kathleenmcgiveron.blogspot.com

macmathj said...

How wonderful...absolutely will be a "follower" ! You have great designs !

Emma said...

Hi! I've added you to my tiny list of followed blogs, I've been keeping an eye on your etsy store for a while waiting for some extra cash to come along and justify a purchase! I think your jewelry is fantastic, and I know you from the wonderful /orate. I won't lie, I'm keeping everything crossed for this giveaway as this is a beautiful necklace.

isellartprints said...

What a beautiful prize! I just followed your blog. Mine is:

www.isellartprints.blogspot.com

I heard about your contest on an Etsy forum.

~Justine

crystals4eternity said...

Awesome! What a beautiful piece! I'd love to be included in the draw! :)
I will be a follower too, I didn't know about your blog before but thanks so much for letting me know about it. Beautiful work! :)

CAROL said...

Love your work ! found you thru Etsy...
and have one of your beautiful bracelets coming my way !!!

CAROL said...

I will definitely be a blog follower ! What a beautiful shop you have. There is nothing like a small town, is there ? Best of Luck...I know you will be a hit !

Elizabeth W said...

I absolutely love the necklace you are giving away. It is unusual, I'll say!

I am following your blog.

I found your blog through your Etsy post on the boards about this giveaway.

Thanks!
Elizabeth W
MIMIBUNNY11@aol.com

Audrey said...

I love your give away prize!! I have a really long list of free site/blogs to advertise give aways on:
http://audreysgiveaways.blogspot.com/2009/08/where-to-advertise-give-away.html

Help yourself to the list!

Kate & Oli said...

LOVE your work :)
Follower
and i got here through your etsy forum thread about your giveaway :)

good luck to me!

Kimmy Kay said...

I love love love your stuff! I'm a fan of yours on Facebook via the Mancos crowd and got directed here to enter your drawing. I'm a follower of your blog now and a devotee of your website.
Love my Prosperity necklace, Kim

Shannon said...

I check your blog when I get a chance and would love to win one of your beautiful necklaces! So sign me up.

Rachel P. said...

Hi, I'm entering your giveaway because I love your work. Proud of you for following your passion. It really is beautiful what you are creating. I found this on facebook. And I'm following your blog now.

xoxo rachel pfotenhauer

Jac & kate said...

gorgeous blog and even more gorgeous jewelerry - so so excited for my bridesmaids presents to come in the mail...xxxx

p.s. pick me pick me ..ha ha joking

Sharon said...

Hey girl, I heard about this drawing on facebook. I'll join your blog if I can figure out how to. Life should slow down for me next week when school starts. We'll catch up eventually. Thanks for staying in touch. Drawing...good idea.

Silver Sparrow Designs said...

you guys are awesome. i want all of you to win!

KSpice said...

Hey! I love it! Great ideas!

Steph said...

I still love the columbine, followin what you are doing its great. I catch what your up to on facecrack.

Lisa said...

I've been following your blog for quite a while now with my Google reader. I love your work and loved reading how you got your start. I hate to say that I don't remember how I found you. I guess checking out metal work that I loved and then book marking it for further reading in my Google reader. I didn't see one of the followers buttons Oops, just found it. Never had to click that with my reader but it's worth it ;-)

shelbyevansjewelry said...

Hi there! I'd like to be entered! I follow your blog, and I found this giveaway through the Etsy forums.

Shelby

Danielle D said...

Hi! I got here via Facebook, I became of fan of yours recently after following a friend's fan posting to your page. I have one of your bracelets purchased at the Mancos Art Co-op. So happy to support my local artists!
~Danielle

Mia said...

Hi! Love your blog! so much great photos:) and now following too! PS. found you through etsy:)

moi said...

I would love to be entered for this!

star.designer.ascending@gmail.com

moi said...

I am following your blog through blogger and i came across this giveaway on etsy

Hunter To The Hunted said...

Hi there,

I am new to Etsy and I am doing the rounds of blogs, just to read up on inspirations and ideas. I was directed to your blog via kateandoli's blog. Your work is devine - keep up the good work! It's great to see successful women doing what they love! All the best.

Hunter To The Hunted

Noble Beeyotch said...

You have a lovely blog. all the best with the giveaway!

jewels.of.india.01@gmail.com

Noble Beeyotch said...

i follow your blog

Noble Beeyotch said...

i came across your blog through etsy forum!

nestoftreasures said...

I love your jewellery! I just found your site via kate & Oli and I'm glad I did. I'm following your blog and a fan on facebook.
This necklace is stunning and I'd love a chance to win!
Cat x

Happybee said...

Hi! I love that necklace!!!
beautiful work!!!
I read about your give away on the Kate & Oli blog!

Vanessa said...

What a great giveaway- beautiful necklace and I love the bird stamp on the back! I found you through the etsy forums :)

JenGA said...

Love, love, love your stuff! Found you on Etsy! I'm excited to enter your giveaway.

thanks!

JenGA said...

Okay, had to comment again after viewing your blog. I would love to just switch places with you! Always wanted to be able to create jewelry like yours but ended up doing graphic design on a computer instead in Atlanta, GA. I am very envious of your craft AND surroundings! Best of luck to you.

Julia B said...

Hi, I am definitely going to follow your blog. I saw your contest when I was making a purchase in your etsy store. Beautiful jewelry!!

Tracy said...

Hi Kristie....
I'll post to my FB page! I check your blog, and also think Kelley Baldwin AND IronMaegen are amazing. I envy all your talents. Your jewelry is so amazing.
I found out about you and your jewelry/blog/store because you are my friend and neighbor and on FB!
You go grrl!

magichands said...

A friend on Facebook shared your blog, and your work is divine! What a treat for all of us to view your work and have a chance to sport that gorgeous necklace! SatNam!

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michelle said...

beautiful piece! :)

Rebeka said...

Breathtaking! I found your blog from Wendy here in Oly, Washington who wears a pair of your silver spiral earrings everyday.
My daughter was born in Durango - I will be sure to send your blog on to some of the hometown croewd too!

atomic mama said...

Tracy led me here via FB, and I am loving your work! This piece is beautiful, and I just might have to come back one day for a pair of those fantastic silver spirals!!

zyla said...

Hello to you and your Junebug (whose smile just made my day.) Who of those hikers are yours? Anyway, I would be delighted to be in the draw. The piece is beautiful. Thank you for sharing about the pick too. I think it is so cool to be able to give something to another artist and then have the pleasure of seeing them use it!!! Best, Minna

Janel said...

Well, I just discovered you on Etsy a few months ago! I love the Estes Ring by the way! So, so cool!

And I like that you reside in Colorado too!

I found your blog thru your Etsy shop, so here I am!

VP Boyle said...

I need to post in the right place. OK, so to repeat my blurb. You're designs rock. Can't wait to work with you on my custom "crown" ring. Talk soon!

Susana said...

I saw a fan page link to your stuff on Tracy Murphy's facebook page. Fell in love w/ your work & became a fan.

Karen said...

Hi, Kristi! Please enter me in your drawing. I love following your blog and etsy site. What a fun giveaway.
Take care!

Amanda N. said...

Hi! I just discovered your Etsy page and, as a result, your blog through reading comments on The Noisy Plume's blog. I liked the name of your shop and went to have a look-see. Beautiful work -- please do enter me in the drawing. Many thanks! :)

Morag said...

Hi Kristi

I have been following your blog through your previous invites.Its fantastic.
You know from my delight with my previous purchases I think you have the unique and geniune talent.
All future success.Wonderful photo's of your family.I hope all is well.
Morag xx

jenanne said...

hello! i received an email regarding this blog & giveaway, as i've been perusing your shop on etsy for awhile -- i've ordered pairs of your spiral earrings & absolutely love them. i really adore some of these newer pieces incorporating glass and stones -- they're very distinctive & elegant. :)

will definitely follow your blog...

take care!

jenanne.

marisa said...

Hola! I just found your blog on etsy! I love your work! I was very moved by the post about all your friends and community helping you to build your studio. I am a jeweler too and I know what it's like to have wonderful people in your life to help you make your dreams a reality. I wouldn't be where I am either without their love, guidance and support. Anyway, I wish you the best and I will definitely be following your work!

You can check out my website at www.meztizadesigns.com

Shannon-Lee fairiestar81@hotmail.com said...

Love your work so much! Peace & Love from Australia. Hope to order from you again soon xo

BVO said...

Kristi - I always follow you! And I wear you every day. Great giveaway idea. When did I find you anyway?Keep creating! Camp soon - BVO

A.Mountain.Bride said...

new follower too :-)

and I got an email about following your blog - yay!

Halie said...

I don't have a blog, but I found you in etsy when you placed an order for two of my cabs! Your work is beautiful, and so unique to everyone elses, I can't wait to see what you make with your new stones. :)

-Halie @ sirenstones

Racheletto said...

Hey Kristi,

I'm now a follower and need to order more tags for my own pieces soon.

Thanks for sending the email and keeping me in the loop with your work, it's always beautiful!

Hugs to your fam!
Rach

amber lainey said...

i'm new to the inspiration and beauty of those of you who sing the silversong... but really enjoying the life & inspiration by seeing the work of your hands. i stumbled on your blog from a comment you left on thenoisyplume's.

would love to be entered in your drawing.

be free, indeed.
blessed be.

Mariposa said...

visiting your blog as a friend who I wish lived closer, here i am! but i've already "won" a piece of your work! (altho' it hasn't arrived yet!!!! today, today, today!)

Marcia

fluttertothesky said...

Love your work, I found your blog through your etsy shop!

threadsofsanity said...

I LOVE your jewelry. It really touches the heart! I will be signing up as a follower too and will save my money hoping to own one of your pieces one day from Etsy. It is definitely a style that I love!

Vita said...

Did I make it?! :)

Silver Sparrow Designs said...

wow! i truly want every one of you to own this necklace. thank you so much for all of your comments! i am putting everyone's name into the basket now and hazel will be drawing the winner later this afternoon. can't wait to see who it is!

Silver Sparrow Designs said...

and the winner is... shannon! yay shannon! see my newest post for details.

thank you soi very much to all of you for your lovely comments!

jenGA, if you're reading this, i grew up in georgia, marietta actually. follow your dreams!

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