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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Giveaway for Rusty #1 - MsAnomaly

Hooray! Our very first giveaway is from the lovely MsAnomaly.etsy.com!

The prize she is giving away is this darling red and gold necklace, full of heart. This would be great for Valentine's Day (yes, it's coming up sooner than you realize! And on a Saturday!).

And now, five questions with the artist!

1. Tell us a little more about you and your shop!

Hello! My Etsy shop, MsAnomaly, features necklaces using mostly repurposed
vintage components. The style is known as Vintage Redux, and each piece is unique.

2. What are some of your favorite materials to work with?

I love vintage beads and findings, but I also use things not commonly associated with jewelry-making. I love the challenge of using unusual materials in my jewelry!

3. What is your key inspiration for your work?

I am inspired by anything and everything. Usually, the main focal component inspires the design for the whole necklace.

4. What's your favorite item in your shop?

Right now, I would say the necklace I made for my Etsy Beagle street Team's "Puppy Love" challenge: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=19689522.

5. Name three of your favorite Etsy shops!

Wow, just 3! :) I love the glass pendant work of FrumsGlassMenagerie, NanjoDogz has wonderful handmade animal focal beads, and my beagle, Flash, is especially fond of the treats from CiaoHound.

Thank you, MsAnomaly! And now, here's how you can win the charming (!) red necklace above...

- To enter the giveaway, please visit MsAnomaly.etsy.com, then comment to this post with your favorite item.
- For every $2 donation you make using the PayPal button in this post, you'll receive another entry in the MsAnomaly giveaway! You don't have to donate to win, but your odds increase!
- This giveaway will close at 4 pm Pacific/7 pm Eastern on Saturday, January 24th Friday, January 30th. The winner will be announced on Saturday, January 31st.

image from msanomaly.etsy.com


Toystory said...

Time Traveler Watch Parts and Domino Pendant on Beaded Necklace would be something I might wear.... but I love the Ocean Blue Beaded Necklace with Abalone Focal Pendant (and it's such a reasonable price too!!)

Kat Bryan said...

My favorite is actually the necklace you're giving away but I also like the Collection in Blue pendant.

Chloe said...

Love the Buttons & Bows necklace.


Gloria said...

Old Fashioned Love necklace


Celeste said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Midnight Magic necklace!!!!

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Digital Misfit said...

wow - such beautiful and unusual pieces!

I love the bold turquoise pottery artisan fetish necklace http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=vl_other_1&listing_id=9087115

That wee vase focal piece is stunning.


Kari said...

I love the collection in Blue pendant! Though I really really love the giveaway item. It's so beautiful!

valerie2350 said...

i like the black orb art glass :)

Stacie said...

Black Orb Art Glass Pendant and Beaded Necklace is my favourite.

Genevieve said...

I really like the necklace that is in the giveway best. But my second favorite would have to be the "Pearl Filled Vintage Miniature Perfume Bottle Pendant and Linked Necklace".


Francine said...

I like the Always Autumn Bracelet. Thanks for the giveaway.

MJ said...

i like the Love My Garden Pendant on Seed Beaded Necklace/

Joy said...

Old Fashioned Love Necklace


Faye said...

Very Berry Purple and Red necklace! Absolutely gorgeous!

H.S. said...

I like the I Love Golf Pendant on Beaded Necklace. Cute!


mel*~reachforthestars~* said...

Blue Moonglow and Silver Bead Necklace has such a great color combination! Pretty!

Thanks for the giveaway!

mel_88_88 at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

The charms on the "Collection in Blue Pendant on Ball Chain Necklace" make it such a great piece.


Mel said...

Where the Foxes Shop Rodeo Dr. Beverly Hills Fox and Mini Map Necklace is such a witty necklace!


Linda and Greg said...

Love the Love my garden pendant! Thanks for a great giveaway!!

DEBIJOT said...

Love the midnight magic trip.

Diana D said...

Time traveler watch parts and domino was an interesting piece. Thanks for having the wonderful giveaway.

dianad8008 AT gmail DOT com

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