Saturday, March 6, 2010

Something special - and a Tessa Ann giveaway!


Something special is coming to the shop. And it includes a little pink ribbon that reminds us of this. In trying to create this special something, I turned to the talent of TessaAnn on Etsy. She makes THE MOST BEAUTIFUL handmade buttons ever. These pretties arrived in the mail a few days ago and was I ever excited!


The red motorcycle buttons is a little extra something that I am making for myself. In nod to my husbands second wife - his precious red Ducati 848. Can't wait to show you how that will turn out.

But along with these exciting things to come, comes something else exciting for my readers - TessaAnn is doing a giveaway!


As I mentioned before, TessaAnn makes these beautiful, handmade, one of a kind buttons. Each button is handmade from scratch, baked and glazed with a glossy finish.


My Guy

Up for grabs is this set of 12 buttons:

Wonderful World

Do you love it? Do you want to win these? Aren't these pretty buttons perfect for spring?

Here is how you can enter (please leave a different comment for each entry):

1. Visit TessaAnn on Etsy and pick your favorite (it'll be hard to pick just one).
2. Become a follower of TessaAnn's blog.
2. Become a follower of my
blog (if you already are, please state that in a comment)
3. Grab my pretty button for your blog
4. And for extra credit, suggest a style of buttons that you would love to see in TessaAnn's shop. Who knows? She might just create it!

* if you don't have your email on your blog profile, please include it in one of your comments.

Good luck everybody! The winner will be picked through random.org
on Monday, March 15, 2010.

122 comments:

  1. They are all so ADORABLE!!!
    The Garden Love ones are really cute.

    hrtzl[at]verizon[dot]net

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  2. Grabbed your button and put it here:
    http://thefrostedbutton.blogspot.com/

    hrtzl[at]verizon[dot]net

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  3. Some colorful striped buttons would be cute.

    hrtzl[at]verizon[dot]net

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  4. What interesting buttons! I like these the best:: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=42161561

    Amy (artsyrockerchick at aim dot com)

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  5. I love the lavender garden buttons; they'd be perfect for a little girl's dress.

    urchiken at gmail dot com

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  6. Though I love everything in her shop, if I had to pick one, I'd say the Love Birds set!
    sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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  7. Following TessaAnn's blog!
    sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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  8. Following your blog!
    sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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  9. I'd like to see a set that included some bow shaped buttons...like maybe a "Pretty in Pink" set. Another idea...maybe crown shaped buttons with some rhinestone bling for a "Princess" themed set. Thanks for the giveaway!
    sazzyfrazz at gmail dot com

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  10. Ah crap, I only can pick one? There are way to many that I like! I have a thing for polka dots so I love the JUMBO Black and White Polka Dots . ambrerose(!at)aol.com

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  11. These are so pretty! I love the Strawberry Fields (handmade buttons set of 6).
    june_spirit2628 at hotmail dot com

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  12. I'd love to see some buttons designed like sunflowers.
    june_spirit2628 at hotmail dot com

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  13. The Tuscan Vineyard buttons are my favorite!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  14. I follow your blog with google friend connect!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  15. I follow Tessa Ann's blog with google friend connect!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  16. I would love to see Tessa Ann create some Olympic themed buttons or better yet, figure-skating themed buttons! Oh, or zebra themed buttons would be cool too!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  17. I love the Buttons and Bow button set!

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  18. I would love to see some argyle buttons!

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  19. I love TessaAnn's work! She's an awesome scrapbooker too :)
    I love her Color Crazy Buttons!

    memoriesforlifescrapbooks at hotmail dot com

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  20. I am following TessaAnn's blog :)

    memoriesforlifescrapbooks at hotmail dot com

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  21. I'd love to see puppy and kitty buttons :)

    memoriesforlifescrapbooks at hotmail dot com

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  22. I think I fell in love with that shop! I didn't know you could make buttons...duh! THey are all adorable. My first buy would be the shabby chic...great variety.

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  23. My only suggestion would be to make some really LARGE buttons for decrative purposes on purses...like 2 inches or larger....I like to make purses and I have a hard time finding really large, bold buttons for a closure. Some thing that grabs your attention as a focal point.

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  24. Fabulous shop! Very difficult to chose just one fave...but I think the Organic set (http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=42161561) tops my list :)

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  25. Robot buttons or tools could be fun...my son would love some on his jacket :)

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  26. Wow, what amazing handmade buttons! I like the Marbled ones in Tan/Red/Yellow/Green. Such an interesting color combination and every piece is interesting in its own right.

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  27. Hi Sherryl. I just found your blog through Esty Giveaways. Love your background paper. I'm a new follower of yours and look forward to becoming friends. Hugs...Tracy :)

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  28. Me again Sherryl. I just became a follower of Tessa Ann.

    xxoo's...Tracy :)

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  29. You're right picking just one set of buttons was really hard. I'd have to go with Butterfly Garden. But just in case your curious I really liked A Blustery Day too.

    Have a blessed Sunday. Hugs...Tracy :)

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  30. Hi Sherryl. I posted your cute little button. You can go here to see it: http://cottonpickincute.blogspot.com
    I really need to find out how to make one of my own.

    xxoo's...Tracy

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  31. I think beach themed buttons would be cute. Sand pales, shells, etc...

    Hugs...Tracy :)

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  32. This has been one of my fav. etsy shops for awhile now. Glad to see this giveaway! It was so hard to choose 1 favorite, everything is so creative and pretty, but this is one of my favs: Retro Blue Bird. I would love to use these cute buttons on the cards that I make. Thanks for the chance to win! Jeanette at thealldays(at)msn.com

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  33. I think buttons with dress forms would be cute! jeanette at thealldays(at)msn.com

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  34. I kept changing my mind. How do you pick a favorite in this group. Fashion Designer is one of my favs.

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

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  35. My favorite are the "Just the 2 of Us" buttons. So cute!

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  36. I'd love to see buttons with bright Gerbera daisies on them!

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  37. I follow you on Google! And have you bookmarked in my favorites

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  38. love them all.. lol.. if i had to pick one?? flutter...

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  39. I like the Love buttons.

    The Happy Wife/Danielle
    ldsmom2201 at yahoo dot com

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  40. I would love to see some fairy, princess, or frog designs.

    The Happy Wife/Danielle
    ldsmom2201 at yahoo dot com

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  41. follow tessa ann's blog as well

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  42. idea for buttons??? letters?? cute letters.. lol..

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  43. I could NOT choose just one. I just adore the Butterfly Garden set. Perfect the the cardigan I am knitting.

    marypres@gmail.com

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  44. Sweetie Tweetie (handmade buttons set of 4) are so cute!

    carethediva[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  45. Really like the home run buttons.

    gr8kidsgr8fam at yahoo dot com

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  46. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Easter Eggs Buttons they are just adorable!

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  47. I am a new follower of your wonderful blog!

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  48. wow, you're right - very difficult to pick a favorite!
    I love the nature ones, like autumn splendor, but I also love the really colorful ones, like Juane Noir 1, Retro Brights, and Cheerful Heart.

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  49. some asian-inspired buttons would be darling...I can imagine cherry blossoms, koi fish, and origami paper patterns...

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  50. It was really hard to pick but I think my fav is retro blue bird. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  51. I like the Orange Tree (handmade buttons set of 6). So cute!

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  52. Suggest a style of buttons--Dogs & Cats

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  53. I think the Nature's Garden are cute.

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  54. I love the Autumn textures buttons - just gorgeous!

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  55. I love the set of Butterfly Garden buttons!

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  56. I love the Rainbow Bright buttons!

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  57. All the buttons are so cute! I really like the Fashion Designer set. It was hard to pick just one!

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  58. I added your button to my blog!

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  59. I think she should make more buttons with polka dots and some that look like flowers! She could also make some Geek Chic buttons!

    brooke.foster12@gmail.com

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  60. Christina - xristya@rock.com - My favorite is The Love Birds set!

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  61. I love the Retro Brights BUTTONS (set of 8)!
    kkondek at gmail.com

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  62. I love the Under the Cherry Tree Set! rebolsen at gmail dot com

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  63. I follow your blog!
    kkondek at gmail.com

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  64. garden life and wonderful world are my faves;}
    They are absolutely adorable!
    chacoyaguayo{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  65. i follow Skylars Candy Clips;}
    chacoyaguayo{at}yahoo{dot}Com

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  66. How fun! I really like the Organic set of 4. Now all I need to do is learn to sew.

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  67. Some little owls would be great as buttons!

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  68. I would LOVE the Love birds buttons.
    Youre right, it WAS really hard to choose 1 set of buttons!

    kristina_rajes@yahoo.com

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  69. Suggestion: What about a set of skullbones and black and white?
    That would be cute!

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  70. I love the Oh So Jolly set- very cute!

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  71. I just LOVE them all. Wonderful World is too cute!

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  72. I love the shabby chic ones. But all of them are so cute!

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  73. I'm following Tessa Ann's blog!

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  74. Put your button on my etsy blog http://www.dogwoodlanedesigns.com

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  75. Love the Pretty Princess(handmade buttons set of 8).

    =) melanie
    http://melaniescrafts.blogspot.com
    melanieadey at hotmail dot com

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  76. follow your blog


    =) melanie
    http://melaniescrafts.blogspot.com
    melanieadey at hotmail dot com

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  77. follow tessa's blog

    =) melanie
    http://melaniescrafts.blogspot.com
    melanieadey at hotmail dot com

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  78. i have your button

    =) melanie
    http://melaniescrafts.blogspot.com
    melanieadey at hotmail dot com

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  79. Love A Blustery DAy! I have ordered from her before and the packaging and buttons were just perfect!

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  80. Cherry Blossoms are my favorite. They are absolutely beautiful :]


    kortneyispeace@aol.com

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  81. I am a follower of your blog.


    kortneyispeace@aol.com

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  82. I became a fan of hers, as well :]

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  83. I like the Strawberry Fields buttons!

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  84. You are right! It was hard to pick just one...
    I love the Orange Tree Buttons.

    jessicap067@gmail.com

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  85. Bowl full of cherries! ADORABLE BUTTONS! WOW!

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  86. I like the Melody (handmade buttons 6).These musical themed buttons are my favorite because playing Christian piano and organ music is one of my hobbies.

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  87. I couldn't decide between pretty posies and Rosena Louise as my favorites. So pretty!

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  88. I'm now following TessaAnn's blog, too!

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  89. Canary is my fave set. Thanks!!

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  90. I love the Enchanted Garden (handmade buttons set of 6)!
    shou.milk@gmail.com

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  91. I'm a blog follower of tessa ann
    shou.milk@gmail.com

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  92. I'm a blog follower of you
    shou.milk@gmail.com

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  93. added your button:
    http://sugarrosies.blogspot.com/
    shou.milk@gmail.com

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  94. I like the Love Birds set
    lejn05@yahoo.com

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  95. follower of TessaAnn's blog.
    lejn05@yahoo.com

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  96. follower of your blog
    lejn05@yahoo.com

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  97. I'd love to see some buttons inspired by lolita fashion!

    here's an example: http://www.flickr.com/photos/40721328@N02/3884625860/

    shou.milk@gmail.com

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  98. I'd like to see some buttons with english buldogs on them :-)

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  99. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=42680406 sweet cakes are darling

    aunteegem@yahoo.com

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  100. I follow Tessa's blog

    aunteegem@yahoo.com

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  101. follow your blog

    aunteegem@yahoo.com

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  102. I had a few faves but how could I not pick Fashion Designer thats what my daughter wants to be when she grows up, she's 9

    sibabe64 at ptd dot net

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  103. google friend of tessa ann

    sibabe64 at ptd dot net

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  104. your google friend

    sibabe64 at ptd dot net

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  105. Here are some idea's......I know some people like those love to shop ones.....love my pets ones, rainbow ones, someone loves me ones, grandmas girl....etc

    sibabe64 at ptd dot net

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  106. I looove the Sweet Cakes buttons!!! She has the absolute cutest buttons ever!

    lagringa_009 AT hotmail DOT com

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  107. I would love to see some animal shaped buttons!! Like mini bunnies or penguins!

    lagringa_009 AT hotmail DOT com

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  108. I love the Butterfly Garden, Pretty Princess, and Love birds buttons! They are all so cute!

    megdowning@cox.net

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