9.12.2012

giveaway! {whoop, whoop}

i'm super excited to introduce you to my friend aneta, creative genius behind the etsy shop, give with JOY, fellow blogger, and denver-ite! 

she's here to share some of her goodness with us today...
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Hello lovelies, 
 Faith is my foundation, art is my passion and being married to my high school sweet heart is my fairy tale. Yep, those are just a few of the things that bring me joy! 

But there are so many tangible and intangible ‘things’ in my life that I am grateful for. 

For instance my job; not many people can say they love what they do – but I can! I work for Denver Rescue Mission as the public relations coordinator. Check it out here – it’s a great place!! 

 My husband and I moved from Wisconsin to Colorado last summer out of sheer faithfulness. Steve (my husband) was offered a position in Golden, and in about a month we were packed up and ready to go. The best part of it all was that I applied and was offered a position with the Mission a week before we moved!! Nuts, huh? 

 Enough about me and who I am, but if I left you intrigued you can learn more about me by visiting my blog here.

I am also here writing to you because Hannah was kind to allow me to tell you about my shop and the inspiration behind it! 

Hopefully it will leave you feeling inspired.
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This past June, my husband and I traveled to Cambodia with eight other people from our church to serve alongside an amazing ministry – In His Steps International

The trip was quite the financial investment, so we started to save money – creatively! We enforced no dining out months and put that money toward Cambodia, and then I started to stitch into cards to sell to family and friends. 

 I was stitching cards for five months before we left for Cambodia. Lots of stitching, but I enjoyed every minute of it. I'm a strong believer in the whole concept of "do what you love - love what you do." I love making beautiful things, so I officially launched give with JOY on Etsy in July! 

 If you’re anything like me, then you love getting a ‘hello’ card on a Wednesday! I even hoard the mail key from my husband so I can check the mail first (I know, a bit over the top).
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That’s it – it’s simple. I created give with JOY because I love making beautiful things for others. I love the fact that a simple, beautiful card can bring so much joy because we all need reminder that we are meant to live a life of JOY in our happiest and worse times!
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well, you all are lucky ducks because aneta has decided to giveaway 2 of her handmade cards to one lucky reader!

wanna win? 
it's pretty simple.

all you have to do is...

-be a follower of .heart to heart.
-visit her etsy shop, give with JOY.
{you should probably like her fb page too!}
-come back and leave a comment with your favorite item.
-cross your fingers.

i will pick a winner randomly {using this website} on monday, september 17th. 

also, because aneta is so awesome, she has decided to give 10% off to all my readers through september 30th. just enter the promo code HEART when you checkout! 

good luck everybody! 

15 comments:

  1. That Psalm 30:5 card is amazing! You're one talented/creative lady Anita. Great guest choice/giveaway Hanbone xo

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  2. Hi! So I've been reading your blogs but just became an official follower :). Anyways, I like them all but love the hello stitch card w/the heart!

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  3. Love the art print "you are my sunshine." Also, seems like a lovely person, and am encouraged by her faith. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. You're like, a big time blogger with giveaways.

    I really like the "dear friend I miss you a whole lot" card. I could use some of those for my besties in faraway lands, like Kentucky and Virginia.

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  5. "You are my sunshine when skies are grey" LOVE this print. All the stuff is super adorbs. :)
    xoxo

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  6. such cute designs!

    i love that you're hosting giveaways. almost as much as i love that you ended this post with a "good lucky."

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  7. Aneta, love the "Let all that you do be done in love" card. Really sums it up!

    Hannah - I love that you teach 6th grade. A wonderful, fun age of changes and sometimes insecurities. Thankful positive people like you are investing into kids!

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  8. I love the hand stitched "JOY" cards. I've bought them in the past and think they are so beautiful and unique. I have a love/hate feeling about giving them away!

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  9. Love the stitched "hello."

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  10. You are my sunshine is the BOMB dot com!!!

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  11. I love the custom wire letters!

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  12. Absolutely love the "Oh,Hello" card - perfect for any occasion! Give With Joy is my new official card shop! :)

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  13. Thank you everyone for your sweet, sweet comments! Remember to use your promo code now through Sept. 30 -- Heart!

    You all rock!!!

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  14. I love the stitched "JOY" card the best because you could also frame it for a cute decoration. Love these cards!

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