January 27, 2013

7 Days of Giveaways Day 7 and Final Day

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ATTENTION:  RENEE C! Contact me, you won yesterday!



Welcome to the final day of the week of giveaways! What a fun we've had eh?? Pretty cool prizes and great comments from everyone! It was a total blast putting this together, and I will certainly do this again! You probably noticed the blog is different yet again. Unfortunately, I had to change the format back because a lot of people were having trouble leaving comments. I think the issue was that this format needs a large about of Flash and if you didn't have the most updated version, there were issues. Also, there was no way I could prominently display my sponsor's ads, so we're back to this style. I may be tweaking it a bit more just to get a nice "lorelei" feel to an otherwise, pretty common template. Just want to say thanks for your patience through this transition stage!


Today we have 4 giveaways for you. For some reason, I ended up with 15 gifts to giveaway so to make it even, I'll also be donating a prize today.


PLEASE be sure to come back this evening. If you've won, you have until morning to get me your mailing address, or I will choose a new winner for your prize. I don't have time to hunt every winner down so please remember to come back to see if you've won!

Giveaway #13


 Malin de Koning has donated some of her handmade beaded beads. Malin did a great video tutorial not too long ago about how she makes these beautifully intricate beads. I just love her color combinations and have used a few of her beads in my work and adore them! You can find more of her beads at her Etsy store! I know the winner will be so pleased with these!! The winner will receive all 5 beads shown here!
 





Giveaway #14

Elaine Ray has donated a baggie full of her little ceramic beads! These are just darling, all in a pretty Spring color palette!  Elaine lives and works in Raleigh N.C. and sells her beads at Ornamentea.  You can find a wide array of different shapes and colors on their website.  The winner of this giveaway will receive all beads shown here!




Giveaway #15
Heather Davis of Blissful Garden Beads, has donated the beads you see here. She has sent a mixture of handmade ceramic components in blues and teals, and 2 pairs of her signature floral lampwork glass beads. Heather works in Vancouver, Washington.  You can find more of her work here.



Giveaway #16

To make it even, cuz I'm a freak like that, I have decided to also donate some beads for the last giveaway!  I chose a selection from my own bead stash. The winner will receive all beads shown here! I chose several of my favorite bead artisans. See the descriptions below.


Pewter heart: Lynn Davis
Ceramic lentils: Golem Studios
Ceramic leaf toggle: Mary Harding
Ceramic Tube: Lisa Peters Art
Resin and Copper Love Letter: Jade Scott
Pewter buttons- Mamacita Beadworks
Ceramic Dragonfly: Jean Christen (ONLINE store coming SOON!)



  Please leave a comment on this post. For some extra entries, please share via the various social media avenues available to you these days such as Facebook, Twitter, Blog, Tumbler, StumbleUpon, or whatever else you've been using these days! For each way you share, please leave a comment telling me that you did so. 
Come on back over here at 6pm and I will be announcing the 4 winners!! GOOD LUCK!!

237 comments:

  1. Joanna-Gloria1/27/2013

    Gorgeous prizes!!
    Thank you for a great week and for introducing me to 3-4 fantastic artists whose work I wasn't aware of yet

    yana_ven@yahoo.gr

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  2. What a fabulous final day! A Great week of give aways!

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  3. Oh beautiful! I'm sharing on facebook :)

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  4. Oh. I would love any of this!!!

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  5. what a wonderful give away! any one would be thrilled to win one of these prizes....

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  6. I shared on Facebook!

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  7. Anonymous1/27/2013

    Oh, happy day; beautiful choices. Thanks again for a lovely and inspiring week.
    Nadine

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  8. Pick me, pick me! These are all beautiful! And it's so sweet of you to do all of these giveaways. :-)

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  9. What a beautiful collection of beads! I think I'm going to have to go to Ornamentea today with all the Elaine Ray fabulousness you've been posting! :)

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  10. Oh, lovely! that dragonfly. Swoon....

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  11. Amanda Leaonhart1/27/2013

    These are all beautiful, and the ones you donated are such a combination of amazing artists!

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  12. leanne1/27/2013

    Great choice of give aways! they're all my favourites!

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  13. All these lovelies are making me swoon. :)

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  14. My gosh, these are beautiful!!! I would love to win!

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  15. Wow, look at all the beady goodness! Stunning works of art. I will admit, I did do the Snoopy dance when I saw the Elaine Ray beads! ;) Thank you for this wonderful week of giveaways Lorelei and for adding in some from your own collection.

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  16. jennifer worden1/27/2013

    Great last day items!

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  17. These are all beautiful and this was such a sweet idea for the giveaways highlighting different artists! Thank you for the opportunity to win! :)

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  18. I'll join in for a chance at some of these gorgeous beads, thanks for all the giveaways!! KristiBowmanDesign@yahoo.com

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  19. I am sharing on Facebook. :)

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  20. Today's giveaways are sooo beautiful, but I especially like your selection of goodies! Yummy!!!!

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  21. Surely today will be my lucky day!

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  22. I've pinned too - cl.lockwood@gmail.com
    http://pinterest.com/somethingtodwyh/beads-etc/

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  23. love these giveaways!

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  24. Pinned on Pinterest:
    http://pinterest.com/pin/89227636339421941/
    woot!

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  25. Joanna-Gloria1/27/2013

    shared on fb as Gloria Grahame:
    http://www.facebook.com/gloria.grahame1/posts/444162908988454

    yana_ven@yahoo.gr

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  26. Share on Facebook!
    Woot again!

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  27. These are all so beautiful!

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  28. Fabulous beads!Thank you for the opportunity to win!
    ❁Anna
    Snapshotjewellery

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  29. oh, absolutely fantastic prize, I'd be ecstatic with any...

    zahtoc@yahoo.gr

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  30. Beautiful stuff! I want to thank you for a really fun week. Every day was like when I order beads and walk to the mailbox in the days after thinking maybe the beads are here today! I love the anticipation.

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  31. I posted this on my Pinterest page.

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  32. Wow way to finish up with a bang! Oh so much beady goodness

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  33. They are all so fabulously yummy!!

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  34. For the record, I like your blog as it is...it doesn't look "common" at all.

    I stock up on Elaine Ray's beads at Bead Fest every year, but would love to have more of them....or any of the others. Thanks for sharing. Fingers crossed.

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  35. Great beads! I don't know how you're able to part with some from your own collection! Thank you for the chance to win one of these sets.

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  36. What a fun week! Great selection today. Fingers, double crossed...

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  37. Anonymous1/27/2013

    All so beautiful. What wonderfully talented artisans! ~ Val - justimagine.jewelry@yahoo.com

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  38. Wow, wow, wow! Great stuff Lorelei!
    Deb F.

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  39. Wow! Great beads! Hope i win

    Cristi
    2ifbysea1067@bellsouth.net

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  40. Just posted to FB

    Cristi
    2ifbysea1067@bellsouth.net

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  41. Lorelei, thanks so much for introducing us to all these wonderful artists! And thanks for your Own generosity. All the beads are gorgeous. I love love love that dragonfly.

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  42. Woweee the motherlode of prizes--and what great prizes they are. I would be thrilled to win any of them!!!

    Thanks Lorelei for hosting such a fun week's worth of wonderful goodies!

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  43. What an awesome, awesome give away. This has been so much fun. Thank you for the chance.

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  44. Still got my fingers crossed that I will win!

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  45. I posted this on FB.

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  46. Anonymous1/27/2013

    I would love the opportunity to win any of these beautiful beads! I added beads from many of the artists to my Beautiful Handmade Beads Pinterest board. Many of the artists were already among my favorites in Etsy. Diana from baublesbeadsandmore.etsy.com

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  47. Beautiful sets of beads! Such fun possibilities. Thanks for a fun week. :)

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  48. Those all look amazing!! Thanks for the giveaways!
    Danielle D

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  49. Beautiful beads!

    cindy

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  50. Shared on fb :) Thanks!

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  51. Pinned on Pinterest :)

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  52. Sharing on FB. Thanks to all the artists who donated this week. So generous!

    -cheryl

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  53. I'm in and crossing my fingers!

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  54. Anonymous1/27/2013

    Haven't won a thing yet, but it doesn't matter...this has been such a fun week. Thank you for putting it all together, Lorelei. And to all these wonderful bead artist!

    Lynda

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  55. Anonymous1/27/2013

    Shared on FB, too.

    Lynda

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  56. Wow ! What a GORGEOUS sunday giveaway...
    I have never had a chance to work with elaine ray, malin de koning, and heather davis beads! And love collection of Mary, Lisa, Jade, Golem studio and mamacita beadworks ....
    I would love to win some of these :)
    Kaushambi
    kaushambis@gmail.com

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  57. What a wonderful compilation of artists! Thanks for the great week of giveaways.

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  58. Facebooked your giveaway!

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  59. Wow, wow & wow!! I SO want to win!

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  60. Wow, Lorelei... what a haul!

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  61. Posted on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/MoniqueUR

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  62. I just shared on facebook with the CREATIVE BEAD CHAT group:
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/CREATIVEBEADCHAT/

    kaushambi
    kaushambis@gmail.com

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  63. Great giveaway! fingers crossed!!! staci.louise@hotmail.com

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  64. So many gorgeous goodies! Fingers crossed :)

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  65. Oh such beautiful treasures

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  66. facebook shared as well - staci.louise@hotmail.com

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  67. I also just shared on BEAD SOUP CAFE facebook group page !
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/BeadSoupCafe/

    Finger crossed - would love to win some of these lovelies :)

    Kaushambi
    kaushambis@gmail.com

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  68. Fabulous loot to end out on :) I recognized the Golem beads right away but am not familiar with the others from that last lot... will have to check them out when I can :D

    As for the layout, I like this one fine :) The other was alright but ... eh *shrug* If you're just bored with and want a new look, maybe you should check out some of the web designers from the beading groups you're in and see about investing in a custom template ;)

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  69. Shard on fb as Sandra McGriff :)

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  70. I also just shared this with the BEADS OF CLAY Facebook group:
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/62809459831/

    Kauhsambi
    Kaushambis@gmail.com

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  71. Yet another amazing give-away!
    Thanks for the chance to win.

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  72. What an amazing giveaway - I'd love to win!

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  73. Dear Lorelei,
    Your contribution is like the climax of a wonderful fireworks display! If winning one of your giveaways doesn't pick me up, i don't know what ever will.
    Nancy

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  74. Gladly shared on Facebook!

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  75. Pick me!


    Would love some goodies

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  76. Saved the best for last, it looks like! What fun!

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  77. And then I post to Facebook:)

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  78. Sophie1/27/2013

    You saved the best material for the last day of the giveaway!!I've been following your blog since i'm a subscriber,loved the giveaway,pick me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  79. Anonymous1/27/2013

    Would love to join in on these fantastic giveaways!
    ~Heather

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  80. I love them all! Congrats to all the winners.

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  81. And lastly on my blog.. (stepha78{at}gmail.com)

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  82. Another amazing bunch of giveaways!! Fantastic!

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  83. Oh lovely! Some of my faves and some new to me...my new faves!

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  84. Shared on FB. Thanks for the eye candy!

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  85. I am entering for the first time............thanks for the great give aways!

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  86. Cynthia W.1/27/2013

    They are all so pretty, I'd love to win any of them! Thanks Lorelei, Malin, Elaine and Heather for your gorgeous beads, your generosity and the chance to win!

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  87. DESPINA1/27/2013

    I was lucky enough to have won, but I am sharing anyway :-)
    It's been a fantastic week and I got to know the work of some amazing artists.
    Twitted: https://twitter.com/DESPINA_VNT/status/295562087453835266

    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  88. DESPINA1/27/2013

    And pinned: http://pinterest.com/pin/282600945339592481/

    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  89. Yay!! These are all so awesome!

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  90. AuntyBeth1/27/2013

    Such beautiful beads...easy to find the perfect piece for each.

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  91. Would love to win.

    How do you find items for giveaways? I would love to offer a pair of earrings as a giveaway

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  92. Fantastic prizes! =o *keeps her fingers crossed as she does her lucky dance to win*

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  93. Laurie1/27/2013

    Everything is gorgeous!!!

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  94. And shared on FB. My mail is wollberg.sandra(at)googlemail.com

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  95. hopes she wins one of these fab prizes! Thanks for the giveaways Lorelei :)

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  96. Happy Sunday everyone! :)

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  97. major swoon. Of course you could keep the buttons if I win your abundant grouping! Amazing giveaway!!!

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  98. Anonymous1/27/2013

    Thanks for doing this. Even if I don't win it's such fun to dream.

    Vikki

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  99. I also shared on Facebook~

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  100. Another wonderful giveaway! Please include me.

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  101. I pinned it too! Thanks Lorelei, it's thrilling just to put my name in the hat for these gorgeous handmade beads!

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  102. Wow what a great selection of beads!!!!

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  103. Shared on facebook!

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  104. wow these are all gorgeous!!!!

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  105. awesome stuff! Hopping over to the video tutorial from Malin, thanks for the link

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  106. Thanks for the opportunity. Love them all.

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  107. tweeted about it!! @stargirljewelry

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  108. shared on facebook!!

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  109. Wow! What gorgeous beads to share. Love them.

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  110. Thanks to you and all the artisans for the great giveaways, I continue to wait with anticipation and crossed fingers!

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  111. I would love any of these pretty groupings!
    pamela770@yahoo.com

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  112. Shared on my FB page.

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  113. There is so much beauty around here. Thank you.

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  114. Shared on my blog! I recently bought your jewelry book when I was in the States! Awesome!

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  115. Lorelei this giveaway has been awesome! Thanx for the chance at all 4 of these wonderful bead selections.

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  116. Shared on twitter!! what great pieces anyone would be lucky to have these!!

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  117. Lorelei you sure know how to end things with a bang. Thanx. I tweeted.

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  118. Thanks again for another chance to win some awesome beads!

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  119. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  120. WOW! What an amazing giveaway...

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  121. Just shared this on my blog, http://dillmansdallies.blogspot.com/.

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  122. Anonymous1/27/2013

    I just posted to my Facebook page. What great finds. I love Elaine Ray's ceramic beads!
    ~ Heather

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  123. Anonymous1/27/2013

    I SO wanna win...blogged, tweeted, pinned, and now I'm going to share on FB!

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  124. Another amazing giveaway....hoping this is my time to win! :)
    Sonya

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  125. Gina Hockett1/27/2013

    Love these giveaways--Thanks to everyone who donated items for the giveaways, I have enjoyed browsing their sites and have discovered some awesome tools and components.It has been a lot of fun to read the comments, and watch for the winner. Good luck on tweaking your blog, but I like it the way it is.

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  126. Anonymous1/27/2013

    Lorelei, what a cornucopia of beads. Bead on! Rita

    parrarita@yahoo.com

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  127. You have done a marvelous job of presenting wonderful items for your giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  128. Oh, how I would love to win!!! *wish* *wish* *wish*

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  129. Another beautiful selection. I love, love, love that dragonfly and the leaf toggle. The heart letter is adorable. Thank you for having this week of giveaways and introducing me to new artists.
    Janeen Burlingame

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  130. Please enter me, what a gorgeous selection!

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  131. I facebooked on Songbead.

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  132. I tweeted. Thanks Lorelei!

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  133. Oh, and I facebooked at The Curious Bead Shop too.

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  134. Betty S.1/27/2013

    Wow! Lorelei! These are all insanely gorgeous! Thanks for your generosity in sharing an awesome bounty of beads with all your beady peeps. Would love to win any of these.

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  135. What a fanastic showcase of talented artists. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  136. This is definitely a grand finale!! Thank you for the week of giveaways!!

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  137. and yeah, my comments are showing up today!! I will tweet too

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  138. WOW what wonderful beady goodness from such talented artist! I have my fingers crossed with projects in my head :)

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  139. Hi, I think this is an amazing giveaway! Thank you so much for doing it - keeping all fingers and toes crossed!!

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  140. I shared on my Facebook page too :) https://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pipsjewellery

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  141. Oh my what a amazing last giveaway!

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  142. Anonymous1/27/2013

    Lovely things - and such a generous giveaway! Thanks for showing so many things I'd never seen before!

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  143. OMGoodness what a giveaway. Would love any one of them.

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  144. What beautiful things! Awesomely creative!

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  145. Anonymous1/27/2013

    I would love to win any of these fantastic giveaways!
    Blondegrl7@gmail.com

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  146. Love them all!

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  147. Please put my name in for any of the ones which are not my own ones. Lovely things!

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  148. Anonymous1/27/2013

    Oh, and pinned it too!

    Lynda

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  149. Posted to facebook also!

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  150. hello, me again, I'm addicted to giveaways

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  151. Oh wow I really hope I win. Those are some real cute beads.

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  152. I just blogged about the giveaway.
    ferrarioriginalsyahoocomblogspot.com

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  153. lucia hsu1/27/2013

    well, i hope i make it in he last draw but even if not, it's been a fun week and i'm hoping to join the lucky ones! such beautiful prizes! cheers, lucia

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  154. Oh Wow! this is really nice!!!

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  155. Anonymous1/27/2013

    Wow - beautiful beads for the final day of giveaways!

    Pennie

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  156. These are all ABSOLUTELY gorgeous! Would LOVE to get my hands on them :)
    Thanks for the opportunity!

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  157. Just shared on facebook :)

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  158. Anonymous1/27/2013

    Totally Fab Giveaway!!! Love them all!
    Cilla
    www.tellyourgirlfriends.com

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  159. Wow, what an awesome assortment, I would love to get play with them!

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  160. And I've pinned this on pinterest! =)

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  161. Really beautiful! I especially love the leaf and dragonfly =)

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  162. OMG! I want them all, lol. Thank you for introducing me to some new artists. :)

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  163. They are all so wonderful...thanks for a chance to win!

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  164. I posted on my Blog...

    www.klassyjoolz.blogspot.com

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  165. These are awesome!!

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  166. Nicole L1/27/2013

    I LOVE these beads! They are just awesome!

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  167. You saved the best for last!!
    Had a blast participating in this week of giveaways

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  168. Pinned to my Art Board
    bstreet studios

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  169. Anonymous1/27/2013

    Just tweeted....
    ~ Heather

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  170. All so lovely. The colors are all very soft and springy. I really haven't had any Elaine Ray beads. Must remedy that. And you have introduced me to more new to me artists. Thanks for that! I have some Malin beads that I am eyeing up. It was fun to watch this progress. Thanks for your generosity and your beady friends as well. Enjoy the day. Erin

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  171. I would love to win any of these wonderful prizes!

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  172. Thanks so much for the chance! Jeann is going to have an online shop soon? Woot! Woot!

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  173. Pinned it! http://pinterest.com/pin/171066485818029851/

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  174. So much gorgeousness (I am declaring that a word!)!! Thanks for holding these giveaways, it's been so much fun!

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  175. And shared on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/2cahummingbird

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  176. these are really lovely. I will put comment on Facebook too

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  177. Me please! I would love to win. Everything is so beautiful. Thanks for doing this!

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  178. me please, me please. I would love to win something. Ok that sounds rather desperate, I know. But these beads are just soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo lovely!!

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  179. Post the give away on facebook.

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