Thursday, February 10, 2011

Followers Giveaway~ Have you heard of NOVICA?

Have you heard of NOVICA?


NOVICA's MISSION: We want to give artists and artisans around the world a global platform to express their true artistic talents and to spur their creativity. And, we want to provide you with access to unique, hard-to-find items at great values that only the Internet infrastructure can allow.
At the deepest essence of our philosophy, we want to create a bridge between you and the many talented artisans across the globe.
We want you to know about who you're buying from. We want you to feel that attachment to the product and to the hands that created it.
In the spirit of the Internet, let us bring you together.
NOVICA. The World is Your Market.



NOVICA gave me a gift certificate to use and I am choosing to share my $75 gift certificate with one of my followers.
The first time I visited the Novica website, I was surprised at the range of beautiful items offered from artisans all over the world. I especially loved reading the artisan stories that accompany each listing.
There are so many great items, but I was especially drawn to the Home Decor section. The selections were outstanding. I love this throw, an Alpaca and Wool blend, available in both Winter White and Soft White:


and this Alpaca Wool throw blanket in the Inca Duck Mist pattern:


There is also an amazing section called Inspirational Gifts that categorizes gift shopping to make it easier for you to find the perfect inspirational gift for someone special. I loved 'The Heavens' trio in painted glass:



The Corporate Gifts section also has a huge online collection of handcrafted fair trade corporate gifts, including items for client gifts, conference gifts, sales incentives, employee recognition and awards. I love the Andean Lands wool backpack:


The Eco-Friendly Gift section has Recycled, Reclaimed, Sustainable and Natural products including these cobalt ring tumblers:
The Novica website is full of delightful items that would make truly appreciated gifts, even if you just "gift" them to yourself.
NOVICA also has a Microfinance Program. Novica has offices around the world in order to facilitate getting an artist's products to buyers. You can learn more about the Microfinance Program here.

For a chance to win a $75 gift certificate from NOVICA, you can enter two ways, and make sure you LEAVE A COMMENT FOR EACH ENTRY.

1. Become a follower of my blog, or let me know if you already are a follower.

2. Blog, Tweet, or Facebook about this giveaway and link back to my blog, and let me know with a separate comment.

This giveaway will end on Thursday February 24th, 2011. The winner will be selected by random drawing of all eligible comments. Thanks to NOVICA for sponsoring this giveaway.

42 comments:

  1. Oh what Fun!!
    I am a very happy follower : )

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  2. Hi Elizabeth, this is a cool giveaway--I see you'll be at 300 followers before this is done.

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  3. What an interesting store - sounds a bit like Ten Thousand Villages and I love that store.

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  4. I love this store I just got some stuff from them a blanket and a walking stick which my grand daughter has claim both. I truly think this is one of the best places to find that just right gift.
    Oh I forgot to say I'm a follower and I love your blog:)
    Holly

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  5. Elizabeth,
    This is a wonderful giveaway...I'm a happy follower:)

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  6. I am a follower of your blog. I'm starting to explore the Novica site, what a lot of choices. I love the selection of bracelets.

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  7. Wonderful, great giveaway. I'm looking over the site. So many great things.

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  8. I follow you via Google Friend Connect. Thanks so much for the giveaway!
    maddiemb {at} comcast (dot) net

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  9. I shared this giveaway on Facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/shala.darkstone/posts/153681054685787
    maddiemb {at} comcast (dot) net

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  10. I follow you on GFC. Love Novica - beautiful things and fair trade practices!
    adrianecoros(at)gmail(dot)com

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  11. I'm a follower

    shel704 at aol dot com

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  12. Tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/auntiethesis/status/36474127975981056

    shel704 at aol dot com

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  13. Elizabeth- Of course I'm a follower! Great giveaway!

    Loretta

    p.s. - I have two giveaways going at my blog - come over!

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  14. new blog follower via GFC, I love the goodies at the Novica site, especially the recycled glasses from Javier & Efren.

    micaela6955 at msn dot com

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  15. tweeted here: http://twitter.com/#!/micaela6955/status/36582428801900544

    micaela6955 at msn dot com

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  16. I'm a follower and great giveaway! I'm familiar with Novica and the wonderful things available there.

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  17. I had never heard of Novica until now.On my way over to check it out right now. Also, I am a follower!

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  18. following blog.

    ellaetc(at)gmail(dot)com

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  19. tweet. http://twitter.com/ellaanachronism/status/36687232593043456

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  20. I had not heard of this store before, but glad I found it trough your give away. What a wonderful initiative! I am a loyal follower :)

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  21. Ijust became a follower. I love your blog! Thanks for sharing your gift certificate! 8>)

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  22. I'm already a follower... beautiful items!

    ~Chris

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  23. I am a happy follower! Thanks for sharing!

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  24. I am a follower!
    aubreyfick@yahoo.com

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  25. What a wonderful giveaway, thank you for the chance to win! I'm a follower, and always will be!

    Kat :)

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  26. What a unique shop! I'm a follower and am catching up on reading some of my favorite blogs this morning. Hooray for your kids in 4-H ---- there is nothing better.

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  27. I am a GFC follower
    aubreyfick@yahoo.com

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  28. I just became a follower. Found your blog from a post at Cheap Chic Home. Now I will go check out your older posts and them visit the Novica site.

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  29. They have so many beautiful things..oh, it would be fun to choose something nice! Thanks! I'm a new follower! ♥

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  31. I'm a new follower on GFC
    bingomamanorma(at)gmail(dot)com

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  32. I am following on google friend connect as Anne-Marie T.
    So many beautiful items !


    amt(at)telus(dot)net

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  33. Shared on Facebook (Anne-Marie T)
    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=142389342491382&id=100000447518041

    amt(at)telus(dot)net

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  34. I follow on gfc

    lovelydomesticdiva (at) gmail (dot) com

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  35. Hope I'm not too late! I just had a giveaway too... sorry you missed it, it was fun.

    Anyway, I'm a new follower and think that this giveaway is WONDERFUL! I'll stop back often.

    Di

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