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Review and Giveaway: $25 Gift Certificate to Lilly Ellen Designs

This Giveaway is Closed.
One thing I love about this Nation of ours is that the entrepreneurial spirit can been found in so many of its citizens. So many people have a dream of starting their own business and get to pursue that dream. Today, with the Internet and sites like Etsy, it is easier than ever to start your own business.

So, today, I want to focus my Made in the USA theme, on a business called Lilly Ellen. Lilly Ellen designs and handcrafts jewelry and clothing. I first found this business through Etsy and then found that they have their own website. The business is family run. Karey, designs and makes all the jewelry. She is assisted by her husband, mom and children in various aspects of the business.



I love all of Lilly Ellen's designs. My favorites are the hand stamped jewelry. I wear jewelry every day, but I do not have a lot of it. I like my jewelry to be unique, simple and beautiful and the jewelry that Karey designs fits that perfectly. I have one of her 1" stamped discs from the keepsake collection. The necklace came very quickly and was beautifully packaged in a tin nestled in shredded red paper. The necklace could have easily been sent directly to someone as a gift. When I pulled out the necklace, I was impressed by the beauty of the lettering. Lilly Ellen offers several different uppercase and lowercase font options. Many of these fonts are not often available with other similar jewelry makers. The piece came on sterling silver ball chain(You can choose an 18" or 20 " chain). The disc is a bit larger than I would have hoped, I usually wear very small pendants, but it is as described, 1". Personally, I love the piece. The quality is amazing and the price is very affordable and less than most of the other hand stamped discs I had seen.

Want One?

*Buy It: You may view and purchase all of Karey's wonderful designs at Lilly Ellen.

*Win It: One lucky reader will win a $25 gift Certificate to the Lilly Ellen site.
To enter:
1. Go to Lilly Ellen and then come back here and tell me which piece is your favorite. (The first entry MUST be completed in order to get extra entries).

Extra Entries: (please leave a separate comment for each entry):
2. Follow Me on Twitter and Tweet about the giveaway. You may use the following:

Enter to win a $25 Gift Certificate to Lilly Ellen Designs. http://bit.ly/Bko2v Great, custom, handmade jewelry.

Please leave Twitter ID and Tweet url address in comment.

3. Follow me on blogger.
4. Grab my button.
5. For TWO extra entries: Blog about the giveaway. Link to this post and to Lilly Ellen. (Leave a link to the post in the comment).


Giveaway ends August 31, 2009 at 11:59 PM. You do not have to have a blog to enter. Please leave your email address in the comment if you cannot be contacted through your profile. Winner will be chosen via random.org and will be notified via email. Winner will have 72 hours to respond.
Good Luck!

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Comments

  1. I love the Custom Boutique Hand Stamped Sterling "Circle of Love" Anniversary Necklace

    heather[dot]mcdougle[at]gmail[dot]com

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  2. I'm a follower

    heather[dot]mcdougle[at]gmail[dot]com

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  3. I have your button

    heather[dot]mcdougle[at]gmail[dot]com

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  4. the Pursuit of Happiness shirt is PERFECT for my dd!!!

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  5. I absolutely LOVE the family petals pendant!!
    Blessings,
    Kristy
    dansoldlady96@yahoo.com

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  6. Already have your button as well.
    Kristy

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  7. Here's the link to my blog post about it...and it gets imported to facebook since I don't twitter :)
    http://themancrew.blogspot.com/2009/08/another-free-giveaway-at-blessed-with.html
    ~K~

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  8. Already entered the Brand of the Free Giveaway. Yeah, I get LOTS on entries now!! :)
    Thanks,
    ~K~

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  9. I love the Sterling Silver 3/4" Name Tag Disc Charm with New Font!

    s-tay(at)cox(dot)net

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  10. i love the Custom "Family Cluster" Hand Stamped Charm Necklace in Fun Fonts

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  11. Entered the Brand of the Free giveaway

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  12. I made a small error...if you checked my blog already, please do so again...my links weren't working and I didn't realize until today...so sorry! I fixed them and they are working well now. Hope you are having a great day!
    Kristy

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  13. I like the One Disc.....Freshwater Pearl Necklace

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  14. I follow on twitter as Prairiebelle and tweeted

    http://twitter.com/Prairiebelle/status/3351963978


    Canadian Contests, Freebies, Coupons, Deals, Games and Chat - join us at CoolCanucks.ca


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  15. I follow your blog


    Canadian Contests, Freebies, Coupons, Deals, Games and Chat - join us at CoolCanucks.ca


    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  16. I like the Sterling Silver Personalized Keepsake Pendant Bar Necklace. Thank you!
    sabrita@juno.com

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  17. I just love the Custom WORDS TO LIVE BY Sterling Silver Pendant.
    Thanks!
    Aimee
    sierranelsby (at) gmail (dot) com

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  18. I follow your blog on Blogger.
    Thanks!
    Aimee
    sierranelsby (at) gmail (dot) com

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  19. I follow you on Twitter and Tweeted about the giveaway: http://twitter.com/Nelsby/status/3387650089
    Thanks!
    Aimee
    sierranelsby (at) gmail (dot) com

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  20. I love the circles handstamped necklace

    heatherdemke(at)gmail(dot)com

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  21. I love the girl's lady bug charmer!!

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  22. I just became a follower of your blog

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  23. I blogged about the giveaway

    http://trainingupachild.blogspot.com/2009/08/more-giveaways_25.html

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  24. #2 entry for blogging about the giveaway

    http://trainingupachild.blogspot.com/2009/08/more-giveaways_25.html

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  25. Mother's Love Necklace

    hmahan_0529 @ yahoo dot com

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  26. I just love the Custom Boutique Hand Stamped Sterling Silver and Birthstone Necklace.

    transamws602(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  27. Im a follower.

    transamws602(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  28. I love the Custom Boutique Personalized Sterling Silver Hand Stamped Ring

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  29. Follow on Twitter (MarinObrien)
    TweeteD:
    http://twitter.com/MarinOBrien/status/3560693566

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  30. Got your button
    mommybrainmarin.blogspot

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  31. I love the Vintage Chic" Bottle Cap Necklace and so do my girls!

    Sasha
    sashafras @ yahoo .com

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  32. I follow on blogger!
    Vintage Chic" Bottle Cap Necklace

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  33. I tweeted. sashafras

    Sasha
    sashafras @ yahoo .com

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  34. I love the Custom Boutique Hand Stamped Sterling "Circle of Love" Anniversary Necklace! So beautiful!

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  35. I tweeted @MyFourMonkeys - http://twitter.com/MyFourMonkeys/status/3561951082

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  36. I blogged here: http://myfourmonkeysproductreviews.blogspot.com/2009/08/my-fave-giveaways-this-week-volume-one.html

    Entry #1

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  37. I blogged here: http://myfourmonkeysproductreviews.blogspot.com/2009/08/my-fave-giveaways-this-week-volume-one.html

    Entry #2

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  38. I have you button in my blogroll at myfourmonkeys.com

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  39. I love the "Love is all around you" necklace!

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  40. I like the pursuit of happiness shirt :)

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  41. The Cassie cotton tote is adorable!

    makinglemonadeblog at gmail dot com

    {P.S.- I'm also hosting a giveaway that ends tonight if you are interested! http://makinglemonadeblog.blogspot.com/2009/08/happy-free-day.html}

    Thanks for the chance to enter! I found the link through Two of a Kind.

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  42. It's very unique! I like the Custom WORDS TO LIVE BY Sterling Silver Pendant - I really love inspirational sayings - what a combo.
    Dayna @
    janedoe7@hotmail.com

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  43. I like the womnes birds on a wire t shirt.

    awilmeri@hotmail.com

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  44. my oldest daughter would love the camo bottle top necklace
    meghitt01 at gmail dot com

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  45. I follow you on twitter and tweeted here:
    http://twitter.com/meghitt/statuses/3616570329
    meghitt01 at gmail dot com

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  46. I also follow you on blogger (MegHitt). and forgot to tell you my twitter ID is meghitt too
    meghitt01 at gmail dot com

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  47. I LOVE the stamped silver flower necklace.
    KatyBelleM at gmail dot com

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  48. I follow through blogger (KBM)
    KatyBelleM at gmail dot com

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  49. I like the custom hand stamped girls ladybug charm necklace

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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  50. Love the "sleepy pricess" necklace!

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  51. follow on twitter and tweet
    http://twitter.com/amolino/status/3628567921

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  52. blogged! # 1 http://iheartgiveaways.blogspot.com/2009/08/lilly-ellen.html

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  53. blogged! # 2
    http://iheartgiveaways.blogspot.com/2009/08/lilly-ellen.html

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  54. I love the Custom Hand Stamped Girls Ladybug Charm Necklace
    steph_itsjustme@yahoo.com

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  55. Follow on twitter
    steph_itsjustme@yahoo.com

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  56. I tweeted
    http://twitter.com/steph_itsjustme/status/3670138407
    steph_itsjustme@yahoo.com

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  57. I follow
    steph_itsjustme@yahoo.com

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  58. I have your button
    steph_itsjustme@yahoo.com

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  59. I LOVE the Custom Hand Stamped OWL Charm Necklace
    kcmayhan at gmail dot com

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  60. I follow you on twitter (kcmayhan) and tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/KCMayhan/statuses/3680130841
    kcmayhan at gmail dot com

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  61. I follow you on twitter (kcmayhan) and tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/KCMayhan/statuses/3680130841
    kcmayhan at gmail dot com

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  62. I follow you on blogger (KC)
    kcmayhan at gmail dot com

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  63. my fav is Sterling Silver Flower Necklace.
    Thanks!
    mmayhan09 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  64. I follow on blogger--MomX2
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  65. I would love any of the Pendant Bars/family Bars to put my grandbabies names on.
    MAHitt329(at)gmail(dot)com

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  66. I follow you on google blogger.
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