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~GIVEAWAY~ and sneak peek at tutorial!

First things first. Tutorial postponed. I still didn't feel all that great yesterday and today was spent at the pool with friends. Sometime this weekend however, I will post the how to!!
Pinky swear...
Now, on to the more important piece of business ;) It's GIVEAWAY time!! I had planned on just giving away one thing, but I have decided to giveaway two. Nah, let's make it THREE since I'm so late with my promised tutorial. (see I know you all wait with baited breath for it :)

Okay, here are the rules:


One: leave a comment on this post telling me your favorite summer activity. This will earn you one entry.


Two: For an extra entry, visit my Etsy shop and tell me your favorite item. Leave another comment with this answer. This earns you one more entry.


Three: Post about this giveaway on your blog and send me the link. This will earn you an extra two entries!!


Lastly, if you leave me a comment with your favorite summer recipe I will give you two extra entries!!


If you do all of these, you will have six chances to win. Now, here is the deal. You can also tell me which of these items you'd like to win. I can put your name in for all three or just for one. Please let me know in your first comment. If you don't indicate a choice, I'll put you in for all three.


Oh and what can you win, you say??


How about this mini magnet set? You will receive four 1/2 inch magnet (super strong) and one vintage faux pearl earring turned magnet. Super cute if I do say so myself.


Or how about this bracelet? It measures about 7.5 inches and is made with vintage buttons. The center grayish one is mother of pearl.

Lastly, you could win this vintage earring ring. It is adjustable, so one size will fit most. This gorgeous ring is repurposed from a vintage rhinestone clip-on earring.



I will close all comments on Thursday, June 25th at 9am central time. I will notify the winners later that day. The winners will have 48 hours to respond (unless you have told me you'll be out of town or something) or I will pick another winner. This means that I need to have a way to contact you!!! So, if you don't have a blog, please leave an email address.


Thanks, and have fun!!


Stay tuned for this how to:
Trish

** Comments are now closed! Thanks to all who entered! I'll post the winners later :)

Comments

  1. Hey there! I see I got here just in time! Yay! OK, let's see:

    My favorite summer activity is anything that has to do with outside, but especially riding bikes with my man.

    My absolute favorite item in the Ketelcopia Etsy shop is the Home Is Where the Heart Is mixed media collage! So cool!

    I'll be posting about this giveaway soon, and I'll come back here to let you know about it.

    My favorite summer recipe: Go to the store. Buy a giant watermelon. Cut it open. Eat the fruit and spit out the seeds. Yum! (I hope that counts!)

    So hard to choose, but you can sign me up for the vintage ring. It rocks!

    Thanks for the giveaway day. Glad you got to spend time at the pool - another of my favorite summer activities!

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  2. My favorite Summer activity is attending outdoor Rock concerts!!
    cyclona66(at)aol(dot)com

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  3. Hi Trish
    I am happy that i stopped by your sweet blog. I also enjoyed checking out your Etsy shop. Everything is so unique!
    I love the Ellen Bracelet a lot and i also think that Crazy... pendant 1 is adorable;)
    cyclona66(at)aol(dot)com

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  4. I love to make Herbal Sun Tea in the summer.
    I usually grow Lemon Balm , Lemon Verbena and Pineapple Sage . I add a few sprigs of those three, some thyme and as many green tea bags as desired. I add water in a gallon size glass Container. This can be left outside for a few hours before enjoying over ice.
    I also steep Rosemary in Wine and enjoy a few glasses in the evening.
    cyclona66(at)aol(dot)com

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  5. My favourite summer activity?
    It must be swimming --- in the sea!

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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  6. I love the Pieces of a Life Bracelet from your shop! It's lovely~

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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  7. My favourite summer recipe: Raspberry Summer Sensation
    Easy peasy.

    Ingredients:
    -1 pint raspberry sorbet or sherbet
    -1 cup cold milk
    -1 pkg. (4 serving size) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding and Pie Filling
    -1 (8 ounce) tub COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
    -1 cup raspberries

    Steps:
    1. Line 9x5-inch loaf pan with foil. Spoon sorbet into pan; freeze 10 minutes.

    2. Pour milk into large bowl. Add dry pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk 2 minutes or until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping. Spread pudding mixture over sorbet in pan.

    3. Freeze 3 hours or overnight. To unmold, invert pan onto plate; remove foil. Top with raspberries just before serving. Let stand 10 to 15 min. to soften before cutting into 12 slices.

    (12 servings)

    This really tastes yummy! <3

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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  8. oh wow!! I love all your prizes:) how could I just pick one?! impossible!:)
    summer activity..swimming of course:D

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  9. Sringtime original collage keychain -so cute:)

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  10. recipe: buy lot of ice cream- different sorts, and the, all into a big bowl and enjoy:)

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  11. My favorite summer activity is eat ice cream! ^^

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  12. I really like the Pom Pom bracelet. It is so cute!
    Thanks a lot!

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  13. I love to swim and laze on the shore!

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  14. I love the I love Lavender... ring!

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  15. I love to make melon coolers during the summer!
    Take a whole melon, scoop out the seeds and pulp and collect the juice through a sieve. Take a pitcher half filled with water and pour in the juice. Scrape the melon flesh with a tool that produces melon "threads" and put that into the pitcher. Add sugar to taste and tons of ice!

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  16. I love swimming... simply!

    cal_rubies at yahoo dot es

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  17. Crazy... pendant ... is fantastic!!!!

    cal_rubies at yahoo dot es

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  18. My favorite summer time activity is staying in where it's cool. It's so hot and humid here.

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  19. My fave summer activity is going to the beach! =)

    (i love love love the ring!)

    katch05 at gmail dot com

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  20. Oh so chic pin is my fav. How adorable! The jewerly is so amazing! great giveaway! jacquecurl1@gmail.com

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  21. Garage sales is my fav summer activity. I would love to win any of the 3. Thanks jacquecurl1@gmail.com

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  22. Summer recipe- I lg carton of cottage cheese, 1 small box of cherry jello,1 small can of pineapple chunks drained and 1/2 tub whipped topping. mix together and serve cold. Yummy! jacquecurl1@gmail.com

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  23. I love the beach that has to be my favourite summer activity, though I don't get there much anymore.

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  24. I love the Ellen - bracelet from the etsy store! The crazy necklace is also another favourite LOL

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  25. My favorite summer activity is to spend time with family and friends enjoying each other and good food!

    heatheranne99 at hotmail dot com

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  26. my fave summer activity is going to the beach!!!

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  27. i like this from your stire

    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=26667471

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  28. this is my favourite summer salad recipe!

    Green Mango Salad

    Ingredients:
    1/3 cup (75 mL) chopped cashews or peanuts
    2 unripe mangoes (2 lb/1 kg total)
    1/3 cup (75 mL) each chopped fresh coriander and mint
    2 tbsp (25 mL) lime juice
    4 tsp (20 mL) granulated sugar
    4 tsp (20 mL) fish sauce
    1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
    1/4 tsp (1 mL) Asian chili sauce or hot pepper sauce
    1 sweet red pepper, thinly sliced
    1 cup (250 mL) thinly sliced red onion

    In skillet or toaster oven, toast cashews over medium heat until fragrant and golden, about 8 minutes; set aside.

    Cut pointy ends off mangoes. Set each mango on cut end. Using serrated knife, cut off peel. Cut flesh on either side of flat pit into thin slices; stack and cut into thin strips.

    In bowl, whisk together coriander, mint, lime juice, sugar, fish sauce, oil and chili sauce. Add mangoes, red pepper and onion; toss to coat. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.) Sprinkle with cashews.

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  29. Favorite item from the shop? Madeline - bracelet featuring vintage earrings and buttons...super cute!

    heatheranne99 at hotmail dot com

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  30. Blogged!
    http://vintagefabulous.blogspot.com/2009/06/ketelcopia.html

    #1

    heatheranne99 at hotmail dot com

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  31. Blogged!
    http://vintagefabulous.blogspot.com/2009/06/ketelcopia.html

    #2

    heatheranne99 at hotmail dot com

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  32. Summer recipe

    Mexican-Style Summer Salad

    Avocado adds wonderful substance to this refreshing salad flavored with lime and a hint of cumin. If desired, substitute jicama, peeled and cut into sticks, for the cucumber slices.


    3 Tbs. fresh lime juice (1 large lime)
    1/2 tsp. plus 1/8 tsp. salt
    4 small tomatoes, cut into 3/4-inch dice
    (2 1/2 cups)
    3 medium Haas avocados, cut into
    3/4-inch dice (2 cups)
    3 scallions (white and light green
    parts), thinly sliced
    1 large clove garlic, minced
    1 Tbs. mild olive oil or vegetable oil
    1/4 tsp. ground cumin
    2 medium heads Boston lettuce, torn
    into large pieces (8 cups)
    1 small cucumber, peeled, quartered
    lengthwise, seeded and
    thinly sliced diagonally (1 cup)
    2 Tbs. coarsely chopped fresh cilantro

    In medium non-metallic bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons of lime juice and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Add tomatoes, avocados, scallions and garlic. Using rubber spatula, gently fold to combine. Season to taste with pepper and set aside.

    In large bowl, whisk together oil, cumin, remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Add lettuce and toss. Season with pepper. Divide lettuce among plates. Top each with mound of avocado mixture. Sprinkle with cucumber and cilantro and serve.

    heatheranne99 at hotmail dot com

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  33. Hmmmmm! It's hard to pick just one activity as a summer fave but swimming in anything cool would probably top the list.

    ALL three items are super! Thanks for the great giveaway!

    Eileen
    http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/

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  34. I'm lovin' the CRAZY bottlecap necklace!

    Eileen
    http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/

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  35. I added you to my blogroll!

    Eileen
    http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/

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  36. An easy-peasy summer recipe hit is for shrimp dip. Mash a block of cream cheese with a fork, mash in a (drained) can of tiny broken shrimp and add your favorite thousand island dressing until it's to your taste. You can substitute crab or imitation crab meat. Serve with crackers or dip chips. If you use chips, thin it out a bit more with the dressing.

    Eileen
    http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/

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  37. Ok, I really really want the tutorial! But sigh, I guess I'll just settle for awesome Free Stuff.;)

    My favorite summer activity? Swimming in the San Marcos river, then basking on a rock until I sizzle, and diving right back in! It doesn't get any better!

    carapacenator(at)gmail.com

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  38. Hee, and I like your NERD! pendant. I am perhaps just a little bit a nerd. A tiny wee bit. Maybe.
    More likely, a whole great big bunch.

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  39. Camping!! I love star seeing in the night and fishing by day. It gets you close as a family too!

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  40. I really adore the pieces of life from your shop!!

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  41. My favorite summer activity is reading for fun! I spend every semester reading what I'm told, not to mention student papers, but in the summer I can read anything I want!

    As for the Etsy shop, my absolute favorite is the Pieces of a Life Bracelet. Key charms, hearts, trees, all things I love in one piece of jewelry!

    I don't have a blog, but I did twitter about the giveaway! http://twitter.com/amtonyan

    My favorite summer recipe is strawberry rhubarb pie. I'll happily pass along the full recipe, just email me at amtonyan [!at] gmail.com.

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  42. I have returned, as promised, to let you know that I've posted this giveaway on my blog. You can go here to read it: http://jumpingtandem-ne.blogspot.com/2009/06/i-spy-bloggy-creativity.html

    Thanks for the fun!

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  43. Fave Summer time thing is having dinner outside, staying out til the bugs start biting, catching fire-flies.
    Item is hard to choose...
    Recipe would be "Corn on the cob with butter" -"a slice of watermelon" - eating with my hands...
    so that ring would sure light up my hands - like a fire-fly!
    pools, well yes but lots of sunscreen and a hat are my protection!

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  44. Hello Trish - I'm new to your blog and love it! Thank you for hosting this great giveaway. I would love to be entered in all 3 fabulous creations! Our favorite family summer activity is collecting seashells at the beach!

    Blessings,
    Marie
    http://emmacallsmemama.com

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  45. Trish - I enjoyed perusing all of your items on etsy! I especially like your black/white button ring!

    Blessings,
    Marie
    http://emmacallsmemama.com

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  46. My favorite summer recipe has to be home made ice cream! For the detailed recipe, I posted our adventure on my blog. Mix vanilla, eggs, milk, sugar and extras like mint or food coloring in a can w/ice and shake your booty for 10 mins. Then...enjoy! Yum.

    Blessings,
    Marie
    http://emmacallsmemama.com

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