Shabby Apple Giveaway: Vintage Inspired Holiday Dress

Nov 16, 2010 by

My love for vintage inspiration naturally extends from the home to my wardrobe, and Shabby Apple’s new “All That Jazz” collection of dresses with a 1920s and 1930s aura is indeed one of the apples of my eye (no pun intended).   One lucky Poetic Home reader will win the grey “Moon River” dress and inspire nostalgia and romance at holiday parties everywhere this season!

Just leave a comment below, and you could be donning the dress just in time for the holidays!  The contest is open for one week, and I will draw a random winner next Wednesday, November 24th.  Good luck!

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Our Giveaway Winners

Dec 11, 2009 by

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I loved hearing about all of your lovely antique and vintage typewriters!  Long live these writing machines that share their inspirational spirit with us, even decades and 100 years later.

The winners of the wee typewriter ribbon giveaway are….

Cindy of Quaint Handmade and dru (or rather, dru’s son!).  If you could both kindly email me your mailing addresses, I look forward to sending out your new ribbons!

Thank you to everyone for your sweet entries.  I wish you a happy weekend and look forward to sharing holiday-inspired decor posts next week!

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An Appreciative Note and a Small Giveaway

Dec 8, 2009 by

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I’m so grateful for the holiday love the Olivetti Valentine has been enjoying!  Janine from UPPERCASE curated a beautiful collection of treasures for Etsy’s Storque inspired by the magazine, and I was deeply honored for her kindest mention of my shop’s Olivetti Valentine (Janine and I originally “met” on Flickr via our shared love for vintage writing machines!).   It also brought a large smile to my face to see the Valentine as one of the picks from Bird and Banner for Design*Sponge’s 2009 bloggers’ wishlist. (Thank you for the keen eye Annie!)

More importantly, I’m also ever so grateful to YOU, my kind supportive readers and friends, for spending time with me in my little blogging space.  As a wee token of holiday appreciation, I would like to host a small giveaway of universal typewriter ribbons from my Etsy shop.

To enter, simply leave a comment with your preference of a black or red/black universal typewriter ribbon (I’d love to hear about your typewriters too!) by midnight PST on Thursday, and I’ll randomly draw two names on Friday.   Happy typing!

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And the winner is….

Sep 29, 2008 by

The winner of Poetic Home’s first giveaway is Susan from Chicago!  I look forward to sending you the box of vintage sewing treats and hopefully seeing your beautiful creations.

Thank you to everyone for entering into the giveaway!  It was great fun for me, and please stay tuned for more regularly scheduled giveaways in the near future.

I’ll also publish a fun post up later today for “repurposed organization” Mondays to get our week off to a neat start!

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Vintage Sewing Delights Giveaway!

Sep 25, 2008 by

I’m happy to announce the first Poetic Home giveaway!  With the theme of “vintage sewing delights,” this giveaway includes a medley of vintage sewing accouterments, such as patches, lots of embroidery and lace pieces, antique Indian beaded embellishments, zippers, seam binding, wooden spools, a buttonhole sewing machine attachment set, needlepoint work (the Coronado painting is not included…sorry!), and much more! There’s also a “crazy-daisy winder” which is meant for creating yarn daisies (I think).

To enter, simply submit a comment by Sunday, September 28th…and letting me know about your most recent sewing project would be lovely too!  I’ll draw a winner by random number and announce on Monday, September 29th and happily ship out the package of vintage sewing fun!

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