Monday, January 11, 2010

A beautiful story {Lily Jane Stationary Giveaway}


Before I even discuss a giveaway from Lily Jane stationary, you must read the story behind this shop...

This past summer, I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Lily. She was born with a birth defect that shortened her life to a brief 6 weeks. She made such a big impact in my life; I knew I needed to find some way to carry on her legacy. I had been selling on Etsy for a little while, but decided to close down my old shop and open a new one, which I named Lily Jane Stationery, after my daughter. I also chose to donate 10% of all my proceeds to March of Dimes in her behalf as an effort to help other families who find themselves in similar situations.

Lily Jane Stationery has a collection of individual cards, boxed and tied stationery sets, custom invitations and gift wrap. I also offer a few items seasonally - like the desk calendar and planner. I love what I do and enjoy working one on one with buyers to create custom stationery and invitations, too.

To read Lily's story in it full length please click here. It is beautiful...

Ok now put your tissue down and read up on this awesome giveaway!
As many of you had noted about your News Years resolutions, getting organized was a top priority, which it was mine as well. So last week I decided I needed a note book calendar. After a brief search on Etsy, I came across Lily Jane Stationary and fell in love with this...
Then I saw that 10% of the proceeds go to March of Dimes, I was sold. I reached out to Meredith after reading Lily's story to see if she would like to host a giveaway, and she said yes!


So one lucky winner can get their hands on this super awesome calendar!
Here is how to enter {remember to leave a comment PER entry, want to make sure you get all your chances to win}...
1. Follow my blog. Head over to Lily Jane Stationary and come back with your favorite item.
2. Become a follower of Meredith on her blog. {she has some beautiful postings}
3. Blog, Tweet, and/or FB about this giveaway {please leave a link}
4. Make a purchase from Lily Jane {remember 10% goes to March of Dime, 5 extra entries}
5. Make a charitable donation, now this does NOT have to be monetary. Give blood, donate jackets to your local collation for the homeless, anything. {If you have done something in the past month that counts, 5 extra entries}

*OPEN TO US ONLY*
This giveaway will be open until midnight on Jan 17th, with a winner announced Jan 18th by using random.org.

****CLOSED****

43 comments:

Tiffany said...

I'm a BIG sucker for MOD...having a preemie and all!! I like the 2010 desk calendar

Tiffany said...

Just donated clothes I cleaned from Tony and I's closet....that feels so good!!!

Camille said...

I follow your blog, and I also love the 2010 Calendar! Mine just ran out (duh, but I thought didn't realize it was a calendar year calendar and not a school year calendar ...) and I need a new one!

Camille said...

I helped my grandma go through my grandpa's old clothes and we donated those along with a few things of mine!

Candice @ Made With Love said...

I love the calendars and the Lily of the Valley thank you notes- so crisp and modern! Thank you for this opportunity! :)

Candice @ Made With Love said...

I'm a follower of Meredith's blog! :)

Candice @ Made With Love said...

Before Christmas, I participated in gifting food and hygiene bags to the local homless, with my small group from church. It was such a great experience!

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Thuy said...

I love the 2010 planner myself! I always start the new year with a new planner-- I love the first entry into my planne-- so exciting! I am your blog follower.

Whimsical Creations said...

Love the Lily of the Valley Thank You Cards.

Cherry Tree Lane said...

I'm following you and I love the 2010 desk calendar!

Moser Family said...

I, too, love the Lily of the Valley thank-you's. I would actually give out thank you cards if I had such pretty ones!

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Moser Family said...

I follow Meredith's blog! I love it

Janni said...

I follow Meredith's blog!

Janni said...

I posted a link on fb!

Janni said...

i gave food to our local food bank during the holidays!

Alicia said...

I follow Meredith's blog. She and her husband were our neighbors a few years ago and I can't think of anyone more amazing. She is so talented!

Alicia said...

The girls in our neighborhood got together last month and created 50 care/hygiene packages for the local homeless shelter.

Stephanie said...

I'm loving the birds on a wire notecards!

Stephanie said...

Something seems to not be working (or maybe its me?) so I can't follow Meredith's blog properly, but I did add her to my google reader list if that counts!

Stephanie said...

I just took a big donation to Good Will the other day and I contributed to and donated to Project 320 last month!

Anne said...

I am a new follower and the 2010 Weekly Planner would be so nice to have

Anne said...

posted on FB
http://www.facebook.com/#/profile.php?v=feed&story_fbid=419487380544&id=1579017172&ref=nf

Anne said...

tweet
http://twitter.com/amolino/status/7833938563

Anne said...

I gave food and toys during the holidays and I donated to my local D.I. # 1

Anne said...

I gave food and toys during the holidays and I donated to my local D.I. # 2

Anne said...

I gave food and toys during the holidays and I donated to my local D.I. # 3

Anne said...

I gave food and toys during the holidays and I donated to my local D.I. # 4

Anne said...

I gave food and toys during the holidays and I donated to my local D.I. # 5

susan said...

I like The Bee's Knee's Valentine's Card

Ashley said...

I follow your blog and I like the 2010 weekly planner. Thanks.

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Ashley said...

I tweeted http://twitter.com/smash906/status/7846930929

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trixx said...

I'm a follower. The Custom Cherry Blossom Invitations are so lovely, I like how they're 3-D too!

Single Mama said...

I am a follower and love the curious monkey invites.

Single Mama said...

i donated food during the holidays to a local church. i make up 3 bags of meals for 3 separate families. from dinner to dessert and drinks! #1

Single Mama said...

i donated food during the holidays to a local church. i make up 3 bags of meals for 3 separate families. from dinner to dessert and drinks! #2

Single Mama said...

i donated food during the holidays to a local church. i make up 3 bags of meals for 3 separate families. from dinner to dessert and drinks! #3

Single Mama said...

i donated food during the holidays to a local church. i make up 3 bags of meals for 3 separate families. from dinner to dessert and drinks! #4

Single Mama said...

i donated food during the holidays to a local church. i make up 3 bags of meals for 3 separate families. from dinner to dessert and drinks! #5

Single Mama said...

i subscribe to the lily jane blog.

TheWrightStuff said...

I just came across your blog from the TomKat link today. Glad I found you I will be visting frequently and will refer friends to your Etsy site. Anyhow I love your blog and was thrilled to see how many links you share to other crafty ladies. Thanks for sharing!