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Win a Gorgeous QUILT from Lizzy Anne

October 10th, 2008

Attention everyone, this is so exciting! My very talented sister-in-law Elizabeth is offering a jaw-dropping quilt as a giveaway on her blog! This new quilt design called “Spring Up” will also be available as a pattern for purchase at Quilt Market in a few weeks, so be sure to swing by Patty Young’s booth (stop by to see the Andalucia fabric version in person, it will be magical!).

Here are the ways you can enter to win:

1. Leave a Comment on Lizzie Anne’s Blog HERE
2. Receive 5 extra entries by blogging about this giveaway on your own blog (you must let her know about it by sharing the url in comments as well).
3. Receive an additional 5 entries by sharing her banner in your sidebar (code is available to copy & paste).

The winner will be drawn on Friday, Oct. 17th so prepare to get all wrapped up in wonderful!

Group Fashion Show – Blossom Leigh Boutique

July 15th, 2008

BLB Continuing with our GROUP Fashion Shows we’re thrilled to present Blossom Leigh Boutique with their “Holidays in July” launch on eBay. This launch is truly a cornucopia of festive boutique offerings ranging from Halloween, Thanksgiving and even Christmas!

About the group:
“Blossom Leigh is a unique group of designers with a wide range of talents. We all love to create and value the deep friendship that we have all made in this group. I think the best part of our group is that we are all friends that make group decisions. No one is in “charge”. We all help and support each other to make our group a success.”

**GIVEAWAY!! The ladies of Blossom Leigh Boutique are offering a FANTASTIC prize to go along with their Holiday launch. One of our lucky readers will win a $30 Gift Certificate from BLB group!! To enter simply leave a comment about the fashion show in our comment section below. The winner will be drawn on July 29th!!

Shop for the Holidays right now by searching their auctions on eBay. Thanks to each of the BLB designers for the use of their pictures! **Please allow time for the show to load.

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**UPDATE – Winner Announced!! Congratulations to Poster “Corey” who said :
“Wow, what a great idea to incorporate all these holidays into one launch! Halloween, Christmas and Thanksgiving seem to all run on top of each other in the boutique world. I love that they are all in one launch! Way to go girls! Great idea
Oh and I was just looking at that Smores necklace before I came over here. Very CUTE!”

We’ve sent you details of your win! Congratulations!! Thanks to everyone for the amazing response to this giveaway, and for your support of Blossom Leigh Boutique’s fun launch.

Let Chloe & Jane Pamper You

May 13th, 2008

Chloe & Jane Mother’s Day might be over but that doesn’t mean we can’t pamper ourselves! I’m always on the hunt for something to soothe my feet, silken my skin, refresh me with amazing fragrance, and ease my tension. Having quality products in my home that aid any brief moment of relaxation and rejuvenation are a hot commodity to me. I personally don’t often have time to get to the spa, or the money to afford those expensive treatments, so the alternative is my own little convenient home spa.

I recently discovered some praise worthy natural body products from a new company called Chloe & Jane, that I couldn’t wait to share. Co-founding girlfriends Laura Albin and Wendy Viscuglia wanted to create a line of spa quality products that were luxurious, relaxing and eco-conscious. Basing their new company on the history of their own friendship, Laura and Wendy used some “alter-ego’s” on opposite sides of the spectrum to name their company. Chloe, a certified spa junkie and Jane, a skeptical spa newbie. The result being a line of hand soap, moisturizing body wash, hydrating wonder lotion, pure sugar body polish, and ultra smooth body butter. Chloe & Jane

Each product is created with all-natural ingredients, but the real pleasure is in indulging in the use of them. The fresh spa scents available include: Lavender Sage, Citrus Camomile and my ultimate favorite First Bloom.

In “testing” (aka: totally indulging) in my review of their product line, I was throughly impressed with Chloe & Jane. The consistency of their body butter is dreamy and left my skin feeling hydrated, but not oily. The Wonder Lotion is aptly named, it’s like “silk” in a bottle. And my favorite of all the products I tested had to be the Pure Sugar Body Polish! Perhaps because it sounds so delicious but is calorie free, but mostly because my feet and legs looked so healthy and beautiful after I tried it. Kudos to Chloe & Jane who have taken my own little home spa to new heights! – Daria

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Giveaway: Chloe & Jane is offering a wonderful Giveaway for TWO of our Daily Dish readers. The Perfect Duo Gift Set winners select choice of fragrance!
To enter our drawing please leave a comment telling us: Are you a spa junkie like Chloe, or a spa newbie like Jane? Please include a valid email address for our drawing. We’ll draw the winner from the comments and contact her via email. Deadline: May 21, 2008 (midnight). The winner will have 24 hours to claim her prize or a new winner will be chosen.

Show #91 – BC TV – Get out your Video Camera!

May 2nd, 2008

The Boutique Minute It’s time for our first exciting assignment with Boutique Cafe TV, and we hope you’ll each run to your video camera (or computer iSight camera) and answer this question: “What’s your Greatest Dream…for Yourself?”

*GIVEAWAY!! If we get enough video entries back we’ll air them in a special show for Mother’s Day! We need you to get involved and make this assignment happen, so to inspire participation Boutique Cafe is offering a PRIZE!! Each entry will go into a hat and entered to win a 1 month banner ad in our popular Market that you can use to promote your blog or business!! In your video reply be sure to mention your name, if you have children & how many, and your business name if you have one – and then share your dream with us. Submissions become the property of Boutique Cafe.com for use within our show exclusively. For further information on submission guidelines contact: daria@boutiquecafe.com subject: Video Submission

**Boutique Cafe is brought to you by Aveeno Baby. Visit the Aveeno website for their NEW Aveeno Baby webpage, it’s full of information on Caring for Your Baby, Bonding, Skin Care, Tips and Product Information.

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Vote in the JM Modie Awards!

March 4th, 2008

It’s that time of year again! Time to vote in the 2nd Annual Journal Modiste Modie Awards. They have 9 categories of the best designs from Journal Modiste members. These designs were created in 2007. All winners will receive the JM “Modie” girl trophy as well as a slew of other prizes including free advertising, ebooks, fabric and more.

Vote today for your favorite….voting ends March 21st! Click to cast your Vote > (only members of Journal Modiste are eligible to vote in this contest). Be sure to confirm your vote by clicking the link in the email sent to you after you vote.

WIN – One of 5 Mom Bracelets from Rosa Dolce Designs!

February 28th, 2008

In the third of our spectacular Boutique Cafe Spring Giveaways, Priscilla the designer for Rosa Dolce Designs is offering our readers a beautiful “My Little Angels” bracelet (customized with either “Grandma” or “Mom” as the saying). 5 Winners will be drawn!!

All you need to do to snag this sweet prize is visit Rosa Dolce Designs on Etsy, then come back and leave a comment about what you love here! Please ensure we have your current email information so that we can contact you with your prize. We’ll draw the winner on March 6th.

WIN – Two pairs of Clippies and Free Shipping from Shy Girl Designs!

February 25th, 2008

In the Second of our spectacular Boutique Cafe Spring Giveaways, Shy Girl Designs is offering on or our readers their choice of Two pairs of Clippies (with Free Priority Shipping). Winner will chose from their Valentine, Monogram or, Everyday collections.

All you need to do to snag this sweet prize is visit Shy Girl Designs website, then come back and leave a comment about what you love here! Please ensure we have your current email information so that we can contact you with your prize. We’ll draw the winner on March 4th.

WIN a Tutu & a Pair of Baby Legs from Saige Nicoles!!

February 14th, 2008

In the FIRST of our spectacular Boutique Cafe Spring Giveaways, Saige Nicoles is offering a Tutu of the winners choice, as well as a pair of Baby Legs from their beautiful online shop! Saige Nicoles is an irresistible lifestyle boutique that caters to today’s modern moms and their children.

All you need to do to snag this sweet prize is visit Saige Nicoles website, then come back and leave a comment about what you love here! Please ensure we have your current email information so that we can contact you with your prize. We’ll draw the winner on February 21st.

Got a Great Giveaway?

February 7th, 2008

We are currently accepting giveaways on Boutique Cafe for the Easter and Mother’s Day gift giving season. If you would like to sponsor a giveaway on our site, or through our newsletter please contact us at (daria@boutiquecafe.com) and include a link to your site, product you’d like to donate, and any other information about your shop you would like mentioned.

In turn we will be mentioning our giveaway sponsors in our podcast, and linking to them from our shownotes or newsletter, during the busiy Spring season. Donations must be $25 in value and up, if your items are smaller we suggest a great basket or assortment of your hot sellers would be a great giveaway. We will contact you once we review your application for swag placement and let you know if your site has been chosen.

Thank you for your interest in making this an incredible Spring on Boutique Cafe, loaded with the best giveaways and drawings!

Make a fashionable yet personal statement

February 3rd, 2008

SmoyI first reviewed Smoy’s line of wearable art back in October, 2006. The Soho PhotoCuff was an instant hit with my girls; they loved being able to personalize the bracelet and change it up whenever they wanted. I loved the simple yet cool design and knowing I wouldn’t have to wipe any tears over lost charms. My girls were pretty excited when they saw the newest Smoy styles: the Noho PhotoCuff and matching Noho iPod case.

SmoyInspired by the beauty of lace the Noho line has beautifully delicate lines yet is made from high-quality vegan leather (vinyl). Laser-cut and hand assembled by the artist, the PhotoCuff has four frames, closes with snaps and is available in five colors. My fave is the pink, and that’s not just because it’s the color I reviewed firsthand. The matching iPod case has one frame and fits snugly yet the fabric is thin enough to operate the scroll wheel without removing your iPod from the case. In both designs your photos are held securely between layers of the PhotoCuff and covered in clear plastic to protect them from everyday use. Smoy makes it easy to make a fashionable yet personal statement. They even have a fun floral PhotoCuff just for kids!

SmoyAnd with Valentine’s around the corner, a Smoy Noho PhotoCuff or iPod case would be perfect for your family and friends. Surprise them and make it truly personal by filling it with photos before gifting it. Fashionable and personal—the perfect Valentine’s gift combination!—Emily

* Promotion! Smoy is offering Daily Dish readers free shipping on their order! Simply enter code “freeshipping08” at checkout. Don’t forget—this makes a great Valentine’s gift!

** Giveaway! Smoy is giving away a Noho PhotoCuff to one lucky Daily Dish reader! Visit Smoy’s website and leave a comment telling us your favorite Smoy design. Include a valid email address for our drawing. We’ll draw the winner from the comments and contact her via email. Deadline: February 11, 2008 (midnight). The winner will have 24 hours to claim her prize or a new winner will be chosen.

** Congratulations to Laura Young, the winner of the Noho PhotoCuff! Thank you to everyone who took the time to read the review and add a comment. Keep reading the Daily Dish for your chance to participate in more giveaways!

WIN – Bow of the Month for a YEAR! Molly O Designs

December 11th, 2007

Next in our spectacular Boutique Cafe Giveaways this Holiday Season, Molly O Designs is tempting us with a BOW OF THE MONTH prize. The winner of this giveaway will receive a signature set of boutique bows from Molly O Designs every month for a Year! At the beginning of each month, the winner will receive a one-of-a-kind set of bows designed around a theme or holiday. And of course, they will be accented in their signature style with Swarovski crystals. (The winner will have their choice of bow size and clip style.)

**All you need to do to snag this sweet prize is visit Molly O Designs website or her eBay Store and have a peek around.Then come back and comment here on which is your favorite item in her store. It’s that easy!! The winner will be drawn on Dec. 17th.

**UPDATE – Winner Announced! Congratulations to our poster “Cathy” from the Domestic Psychology blog. You have won the Bow of the month for a Year from Molly O Designs! What an incredible prize. Thank you to everyone who entered, we were so overwhelmed by the response. Happy Holidays!

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