weekly giveaway - Sumiko shop:

August 30, 2010

Evelyn is just the sweetest person you'll ever come across. She makes really beautiful pieces and lives in the wonderful ITALY! She runs (i'd love to live there any day) Sumiko shop, filled with pretty necklaces and earrings, I especially love her Charlotte brooches - they're so unique! This week you have the chance to win a $40 gift certificate towards anything in Evenlyn's shop! be sure to stop by and visit her at the usual social networking sites:


Hello! Please tell us a little about yourself! My name is Evelyn, I’m 29 years old and the mother of a beautiful boy named Brian. I live in a tourist town by the sea, in Italy. I spend a lot of time with my son, which is why I can spare the time to create and experiment with new things. I am crazy about travelling and would gladly travel around the world. I love adventure and unspoiled places… white beaches …the sun ... my dream would be to live somewhere warm all year round.

How did you get started making your beautiful jewelry? I have always had a passion for sewing clothes for myself, since I went to a fashion design school, but I also loved unique and original accessories, and I found such a joy in creating them, or seeing people wear them.

I never stopped creating whether it was clothes or accessories, but I decided to open my little shop only two years ago, around July 2008.

My collections vary greatly in style, but they all tend to be feminine, elegant and youthful. I love using vintage components, and sometimes there is a fairy tale touch to my jewelry.

Your pictures are lovely! What camera do you use? I bought my Nikon D80 a few months later that I realized that to sell on etsy, I had to have some quality photos. I never studied photography so all my photos are not really professional, but I do everything possible to improve them every day.


3 chances to win!

( COMMENT TO WIN )
simply visit Sumiko shop and leave a comment
with your favorite item from the shop.

( +1 EXTRA ENTRY )
twitter, facebook, or blog about this giveaway.
come back & comment with the link! if you twitter, please
tag it with @ohhellofriend so i can track your tweet!

( +1 MORE EXTRA ENTRY )
become a twitter / blogger follower or a facebook fan,
leave a comment letting me know which site you follow for an extra entry!
(note: please only comment once for what site you are a follower of)

giveaway ends on monday, september 6th at 8am, pst
please check back next week to see if you are the lucky winner!

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ps: the winner from last week's giveaway from shanna murray
is #33 - kristen from Caindidly, Red.
Congrats! Please contact me to claim your prize :)

241 hello's:

  1. The Rose Garden - little woman bracelet is so pretty!

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  2. I am also a blogger follower. :-)

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  3. i absolutely adore the
    Peach flower - Gold Teardrop Earrings - cremerose pearl! thanks for another great giveaway danni! happy monday xo!

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  4. I tweeted about the giveaway!!

    http://twitter.com/sandyalamode/status/22527264341

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  5. I LOVE the Verdigris Filigree Hoop Earrings - I would adore anything from her shop though!

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  6. Love the teardrop earrings and the brooches!

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  7. i love the little vintage whistle crystal rose necklace!

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  8. I really have a problem choosing, everything is so lovely, I have to say the charlotte brooches and the Ornate Drop Brass Earrings . But really, I love them all!
    Ciao!

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  9. The Vintage Floral Brass Drop necklace is beautiful! Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

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  10. I'm a twitter follower! @lacretia

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  11. I love it all but if I had to pick just one it would be the magic mirror-flying bird

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  12. i was going to say the charlotte brooches, but i love, love, LOVE those rosette hair pins! such lovely color combinations!

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  13. I am just crazy about the
    White Turquoise -Vintage hair pin! beautiful!!! I'd love one as a necklace and one as a broach and MULTIPLE hair pins! Beautiful.

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  14. This shop is having lots of amazing products! This one is my fav:

    Blossom Set Hair Pins
    "http://www.etsy.com/listing/53737444/blossom-set-hair-pins"

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  15. I love the 'Rose garden - little woman bracelet'. I'm obsessed with rose type things (given my name is Rose).
    Plus, it's so beautiful!

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  16. ooooh! i looooove the Margaret bracelet & the Charlotte brooch! how lovely!

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  17. Here is the facebook link
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1243680467
    I do hope some folks will look up her shop. Awesome jewelry!

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  18. I'd love to have the hair pins in every color! They are so cute!

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  19. Oh and I do follow your blog. THanks for a geat interview!

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  20. I shared this giveaway on FB.

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  21. I LOVE the Magic Mirror - Flying bird necklace!

    nystrom.jen@gmail.com

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  22. Tweeted!
    http://twitter.com/ditamaulani/status/22529171079

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  23. Hello :) I love Butterfly garden leaf necklace from Sumiko's, so simple and delicate :)
    mairi71[at]fdsoftware[dot]it

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  24. I am a hug fan of her shop - it's so hard to pick just one item but here goes:

    Lacy Brass Filigree - Sterling Silver - Earrings

    Thanks!
    Fiona
    http://fionadesigns.blogspot.com/

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  25. I love all of the earrings!

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  26. I am head-over-heels for the Slate gray and Latte - Chrysanthemum brass Hair Pin!

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  27. I also am a follower of the blog!

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  28. I'm kind of in love with the feather necklace: http://www.etsy.com/listing/49207694/feather-dancing-in-the-wind-necklace

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  29. Vintage Fanatic30 August, 2010 07:56

    I love the flower and rose bobby pin set. So cute.



    rocking.radio@hotmail.com

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  30. Oh my...it's hard to pick one favorite! I really like this:
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/54592386/brass-rose-bud-innocent-necklace

    Thanks for the chance!

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  31. I adore the magic mirror flying bird necklace. It is so sweet.

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  33. So many pretty things!! I really like
    Smoky Quartz Antiqued Brass Earrings.

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  34. I am a follower of your blog :)

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  35. Love all of the hair pins! Couldn't choose a favortie one/set.

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  36. there are way too many cute things to choose form. I have to say that the Crystal and Owl Brass Hoop Earrings and the Charlotte Brooch Green Flower brown are my favorites.

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  37. I love the Charlotte brooches, they are really beautiful and different.

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  38. i am in looove with the pendulum necklace (:

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  39. also i follow your lovely blog (:

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  40. What I love the most is:
    Charlotte Brooch - Key Heart.

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/54592311/charlotte-brooch-key-heart

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  41. i love the flower wheel earrings, also the peach flowers... love! <3

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  42. RT you. :)
    http://twitter.com/kittydesign

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  43. The magic mirror flying bird necklace is just gorgeous: No one can deny it.

    Also I RT'd on Twitter about the giveaway and started to follow Sumiko Shop as well. I'm @outofsequences

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  44. I love the Verdigris Leaf Hoop Earrings! Thanks for sharing this artist with us.

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  45. Absolutely gorgeous! I adore the Margaret bracelet and all of the vintage hairpins!!!

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  46. I really love the "stop time with the thought - Pendulum Necklace". It's really pretty :)

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  47. I love the Magic Mirror - Flying Bird necklace!

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  48. Absolutely ADORE the vintage hair pins! And the necklace in the above photo with the whistle!

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  49. I blogged about your giveaway at:

    http://rhenabettes.blogspot.com/2010/08/oh-hello-friends-weekly-giveaway-sumiko.html

    :)

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  50. all her creations re great!
    this is my favourite!
    http://www.etsy.com/treasury/4c7bcf58290c6d91e638caff/chocolate-sweetness

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  51. I love the blossom set hair pins!
    tk_mccord@hotmail.com

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  52. I am a blogger follower!
    tk_mccord@hotmail.com

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  53. just twitted
    http://twitter.com/Relydesign/status/22537618449

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  54. reposted on my twitter
    @primadonnaveins

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  55. love the margaret bracelet, cathedral earrings, crystal and owll earrings and the red chandelier earrings.
    jeez there is some pretty jewellery here!!

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  56. I love the Butterfly Garden. leaf necklace.

    autum22(at)gmail(dot)com

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  57. tweeted this giveaway- http://twitter.com/AutumH/status/22538509844

    autum22(at)gmail(dot)com

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  58. love the charlotte broach and vintage hair pins!

    kathryn.r.knight@gmail.com

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  59. love the charlotte broach and vintage hair pins!

    kathryn.r.knight@gmail.com

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  60. Follow you on twitter-AutumH
    Follow your blog through GFC via twitter-AutumH

    autum22(at)gmail(dot)com

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  61. I follow all your sites, the shop, facebook, twitter and of course the blog!

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  62. her shop is precious. I love this:
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/51992881/charlotte-brooch-key-heart

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  63. all of her items are so lovely and feminine... i can't choose just one! I really like the necklace you have featured on top!

    PS - I am jealous of her Italian dwelling!!

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  64. the magic mirror flying bird necklace is so sweet and beautiful!

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  65. How lovely! My favorite is the butterfly garden leaf necklace.

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  66. I like the Margaret bracelet! Sooo pretty!

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  67. oh gol... any of her hair pins are fabulous.... and would look pretty fetching in my straight black asian hair, ifidon'tsaysomyself!

    katywils@gmail.com

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  68. i'm a blog follower too!

    katywils@gmail.com

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  69. Love, love, love, love, love the hair pins! I want them all! But if I had to pick just one:

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/53954893/moss-green-and-silver-vintage-gold-hair

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  70. I really love the Ornate Drop Brass Earrings!

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  71. I love the Vintage Whistle Crystal Rose Necklace! It's perfect!

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  72. just linked here: http://bussolacreazioni.blogspot.com/

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  73. i LOVE the magic mirror-flying bird necklace! also, i tweeted about this giveaway: www.twitter.com/annavery and i just started following you on my google reader! tada!

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  74. The Vintage Floral Brass Drop necklace is my favorite!

    Erica :)

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  75. Hello! I love Sumikoshop! My favorite item is the "Slender sexy french smoky quartz earrings".

    Andreina
    morning.blossom[at]ymail.com

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  76. I shared on FB...
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=128270993863622&v=wall#!/profile.php?id=564276688

    Andreina,
    morning.blossom[at]ymail.com

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  77. I follow OhHello on Facebook!

    Andreina
    morning.blossom[at]ymail.com

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  78. Olyvia timeless bauble is my fav!!
    Paola
    panpaola[at]yahoo.it

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  79. What an amazing shop, her jewelry is gorgeous! I love the feather dancing in the wind necklace, just so beautiful!

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  80. I love the vintage pins! adorable!
    mrunamistry at gmail dot com

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  81. I follow your blog!
    mrunamistry at gmail dot com

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  82. I definitely love all the ones iwth the little ruffles, especially that royal blue one.

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  83. WOw these are all so pretty! Thanks for introducing us to such a great shop!!! I love the vintage hair clips!

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  84. I have 3 favorites...the brass leaf hair pins, pendulum necklace, and golden feather and smoky quartz necklace are all so beautiful!

    Hana
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/OhFeathers

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  85. I'm a blog follower!

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  86. How cute is that Vintage Whistle Crystal Rose Necklace? Definitely my favorite!

    naomemandeflores@gmail.com

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  87. I love the Brass Rose Bud. So beautiful! ♥

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  88. i love the equestrian necklace. it feels so autumn-y to me. i really love it!

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  89. i follow oh, hello friend via google friend connect

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  90. Greta giveaway! I love all the bracelets in the shop...

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  91. And I am already a follower on twitter, FB, blog!

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  92. I know Evelyn from a while and I think I don't have ONE favourite item from her shop! : )
    This one is one I like the most in this moment:
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/48927362/butterfly-garden-leaf-necklace

    Camilla

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  93. I've left a tweet!
    this is me on twitter:
    http://twitter.com/Pirillinca

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  94. I love everything! But I like the Queen of Clubs Necklace the most!

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  95. following also on FB with my "real name acoount" that is Camilla Silvestri : )

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  96. following you on twitter, too!

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  97. and following on blogger! done!

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  98. I really like the Charlotte Brooch-Key heart, the colors are so pretty and the key is a perfect touch to it.

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  99. YOW!!! it's hard to choose a FAVORITE, all her items are so gorgeous! i will say....this charlotte brooch:
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/47302548/charlotte-brooch-green-flower-brown oooh i hope i win! :D

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  100. robinblogdesigns@gmail.com-
    I follow!

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  101. hello again, friend!! :) just tweeted here: http://twitter.com/folk_on_etsy

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  102. robinblogdesigns@gmail.com-
    I love the Margaret Bracelet. :)

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  103. These are beautiful-- http://www.etsy.com/listing/51923904/cathedral-barrel-green-hoop

    thecapricioustraveler@yahoo.com

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  104. Of course I am a follower. & I absolutely love everything I really can't chose!

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  105. Charlotte Brooch is my fav! im also a follower! thanks so much! :)

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  106. I'm not sure where that little guy is with the anchor that you posted, but I can't find it in the Etsy shop and it is definitely my favorite!!

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  107. I am a follower and I liked Oh, hello friend on Facebook!

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  108. what a sweet giveaway. I really like the Maraget Bracelet, I collect them and don't have one quite like this. I tweeted, facebooked and became a fan there too. I'll go comment over there now
    peace n abundance,
    CheyAnne
    http://cheyannesexton

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  109. I love so much! The earrings are lovely!

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  110. My favorite thing is the brass rosebud innocent necklace. so pretty!

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  111. I love the Pendulum Necklace. <3

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  112. I also follow you on reader

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  113. Ooh, the magic mirror flying bird necklace is my fave! x

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  114. What a sweet shop! I think this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/49207694/feather-dancing-in-the-wind-necklace is my favorite.

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  115. And I follow you on my google blog reader!

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  116. I love the Olyvia timeless bauble. So pretty.

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  117. I am a blogger follower.

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  118. My favorite item is this adorable giveaway is her "Golden feather and Smoky Quartz Necklace"!!

    silvertoez{at}comcast{dot}net

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  119. I am also a twitter follower.

    silvertoez{at}comcast{dot}net

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  120. I adore the magic mirror-flying bird necklace! I'm quite in love with any flying bird motif and I love how that necklace captures it so gracefully. You always find the most lovely giveaways.

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  121. p.s. I follow and read your blog every day!

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  122. I LOVE the Charlotte brooch, particularly the blue one with the peachy-pink flower. I think it would be perfect clipped on to a/my wedding bouquet!

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  123. PS; I follow 'oh, hello friend' on twitter and google reader, and am now following sumiko shop on twitter, too!

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  124. I like the Petite Rose Gold Leaf Hoop earrings.

    jasminekwong@gmail.com

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  125. I'm drooling over the vintage hair pins! The mix of ribbons and cabochons is beautiful!

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  126. i "like" your facebook page. :)

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  127. Oh my, how beautiful! This is just the sort of thing I love.

    I can see myself buying the Vintage Floral Brass Drop Necklace for myself, and the Smoky Quartz Antiqued Brass Earrings for my best friend. Actually, I can see myself buying (with those mythical funds)pretty much everything in the shop. :D

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  128. I love these earrings!
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/41598273/verdigris-filigree-hoop-earrings
    Thanks!

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  129. I facebooked this giveaway!

    http://www.facebook.com/gabri.kirkendall

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  130. http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=814835470

    Here is my FB link.

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  131. My fave are the seductive black earrings. So lovely!

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  132. it hink that the prehnite gold teardrop with pink rose and the teal dragonflie earrings are both so darling! i love, love, love this shop!

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  133. That necklace you pictured with the anchor is my favorite and best, followed closely by the verdigris filigree hoops. GORGEOUS!

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  134. ooo i live the butterfly farden leaf necklace! =)

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  135. (Just posted on Twitter, and already a Twitter follower!)

    capellett (at) gmail(dot)com

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  136. OBSESSED with the Gold Glitter shiny Hoop Earrings!

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  137. Oh, WOW. Beautiful pieces!!! I'm in love with the Charlotte Brooches, & that anchor necklace you have pictured!!

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  138. Everything looks fantastic, but I really like the vintage floral brass drop.
    flowerpower0097 at live dot com

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  139. http://twitter.com/cmjhawaii/status/22593791757

    flowerpower0097 at live dot com

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  140. already a twitter follower.
    flowerpowre0097 at live dot com

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  141. The "Peach flower - Gold Teardrop Earrings" are quite lovely!

    ninjapandawedding(at)gmail(dot)com

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  142. Blog follower via GFC

    ninjapandawedding(at)gmail(dot)com

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  143. i really love those charlotte brooches! i'm gonna buy two if ever i win this contest :)

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  144. i follow you on facebook :)

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/ricahgalvez

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  145. i also shared this giveaway on facebook

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/ricahgalvez

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  146. The Peach flower - Gold Teardrop Earrings - cremerose pearl is so adorable!
    Thanks.

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  147. I WANT THE A NECKLACE!! they are amazing

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  148. I love the equestrian Horse Head Bracelet so pretty!

    Thanks so much!

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  149. Her work actually reminds me a bit of yours, Danni! Which is a splendid thing, of course. My favourite is the vintage floral brass drop necklace, I like its simplicity.

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  150. Oh and I'm a facebook fan!

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  151. So hard to choose which I like the best. I am a fan of all the hair pins, but I'm going to have to go with the Feather dancing in the wind Necklace as my fav!

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  152. The Lacy Brass Filigree earrings are stunning!!
    oohmybento[at]gmail[dot]com

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  153. I love the Charlotte Brooch - Camel and green flower with brass acorn charm

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  154. I really love the Olyvia timeless bauble necklace. :)

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  155. I am also a twitter follower :) same username

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  156. i love the feather with smokey quartz. so dainty and beautiful :)

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  157. my favorite things is Magic Mirror - Flying bird - Necklace

    so sweet~

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  158. I'm really liking the Verdigris Filigree Hoop Earrings

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  159. The Golden feather and Smoky Quartz Necklace is to love :)

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  160. Love the 'Dark Goldenrod Black - Vintage gold Hair Pin' perfect for fall! Fingers crossed!
    chicgiselle@yahoo.com

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  161. swooning over the vintage hair pins and double chain necklace!

    stephanie.i.kuo [at] gmail.com

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  162. Love the Margaret Bracelet. omydarlingblog(at)gmail(dot)com

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  163. Follow you on GFC, too. omydarlingblog(at)gmail(dot)com

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  164. Follow you on GFC, too. omydarlingblog(at)gmail(dot)com

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  165. I follow you via google reader!!

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  166. This is so sweet and pretty - http://www.etsy.com/listing/54592386/brass-rose-bud-innocent-necklace

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  167. such a lovely store! i adore the butterfly garden leaf necklace!

    fingers crossed :)

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  168. All of it is GORGEOUS! I love the hair pins, specifically the vintage ribbon ones and the blossom set.

    squirrelgonutz [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  169. I'm also a blog follower. :]

    squirrelgonutz [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  170. i love the colours she uses...beautiful items!

    the Equestrian Horse Head Bracelet has really caught my eye!

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  171. Such beautiful work...I love the Magic Mirror - Flying bird - Necklace and that would be my choice for the contest pick as well.

    Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  172. I LOVE the camel and turquoise ribbon hair pin! So beautiful!
    --Sarah

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  173. How pretty! I love the Vintage Double Chain Necklace - gorgeous sparkle Rosebud

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  174. The magic mirror flying bird necklace is a little piece of perfection!!

    jakebri@gmail.com

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  175. Light blue granite - Sterling Silver - Antique silver Bow earrings

    so lovely & classic but modern. :) love em.

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  176. Queen of Clubs Necklace - very different from what i have already so would be a lovely addition!

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Friends, Thank you so much for reading + supporting my blog, and for taking the time to leave me a comment. Your comment support truly means so much to me. Have a lovely day! xo, danni