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Valentine’s Offer! (And A Big Announcement!)

Etsy Valentines Promotion
Struggling to find the perfect gift for your loved one? Or perhaps you just want a nice treat? Well you can get 20% off any item in my shop until midnight on Valentine’s Day! (GMT)
Just enter the code VLOVE15 (No minimum spend – woohoo!)

www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TheGiraffesHat

Plus I have a BIG announcement – I now accept custom orders! As an added bonus you’ll get 20% off them too if you order before midnight on Valentine’s Day (GMT)! I am up for a challenge so whatever you have in mind message me :)

Thanks for visiting,
Sam xx

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Etsy Finds Friday – Mother’s Day Edition

I decided to save my Friday post for today so I could do a special Mother’s Day edition!

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Here are the links:
Ceramic Candle Holder – So pretty!
Set Of 3 Wooden Vases
Lime and Lemon Sugar Cookie Truffles
Glasses Case – Cute!
Mother’s Day Card
Lap Tray – Perfect for breakfast in bed!
‘Best Mommy’ Heart Ornament
Soap Gift Set – I love how fresh these look <3
Mother And Baby Spring Sheep – These sheep I made fit so well with this edition I had to include it! :)

I hope all mummy’s out there have had a great and relaxing Mother’s Day! As always, if you have an Etsy shop and would like to be featured in a future post leave me a comment :)
Sam xx

(I have a post coming up in the next few days about why I have been absent for a few weeks in case you have been wondering where I’ve been!)

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Etsy Finds Friday – Valentine’s Edition

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Hope you’ve all had a great day! <3
I thought today would be a great day to start this back up!

Here’s today’s Etsy Finds!

Valentines 2014
Here are the links:

Downloadable Wall Art
Couples Pillowcases (Cute!)
Love Drop Plush Charm (I had to include one of mine, it fit so well!)
Love You To The Moon Necklace (I love how this has the couples birthstones!)
Fingerprint Wall Art
Heart Bath Fizzies (I have to try these one day)
Felt Hearts
Heart Brownies (Yummy)
Hand Painted Card

As always, if you have an Etsy shop and would like to be featured in a future post leave me a comment :)

Sam xx

 

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My New Shop!!

I’ve finally opened my first ever Etsy shop! I’d love it if you could check it out :)

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/TheGiraffesHat

Here’s a sneak peak of what you will find there:

Preview of new shop
I hope you like everything! I currently only ship to the UK as I am trying to find a courier who can ship for much cheaper than the post office is offering! I’d welcome any advice!

Also, my shops facebook page is here if you would like to keep up to date with my shop!

Sam xx

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Etsy Finds Friday…. On Saturday – Special Edition!

Oops this is a little late!
Did you all have a nice Valentine’s Day? What did you do? I had a lovely meal with my partner Roxi and we watched a dvd ^_^ Was a lovely night!

I’ve created this Etsy Finds special to make the love last a little longer :) After all, love isn’t just for Valentine’s Day! ;) (Not because I forgot to do the post on Thursday… :p)

Etsy Finds - Valentines Day
Such loveliness! Here are the links:
Heart Soaps (These are so cute!)
Heart Necklace
Brownies (Yummy)
Owl Love Card (Cute!)
Heart Garland DIY Kit (Love this!)
Couple’s iPhone Cases
Heart Door Hanger
Engagement Ring (Wow <3)
Ceramic Heart Bowl

Aww I feel all loved up now! :) Have a nice rest of weekend!

Sam xx

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Happy Valentines Day!!

Crochet Valentines Hearts
Happy Valentines Day!! I hope you’re all having a happy, love-filled day :)
Above is a picture of a heart I’ve crocheted, the pattern can be found here. Its really easy, so give it a go! Perfect gift to show love to your partner, or a family or friend who you want to show some love to! ^_^

I’ll be back in a few hours with a special Valentines Etsy Finds post!

Sam xx

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Etsy Finds Friday….. On Monday – Christmas Edition

Oops this is a little late!
Have you noticed my new Christmassy theme of my blog? I changed it today! If you are a regular you will see that is the same theme just a different colour, and I’ve added some snow! ^_^

So, today’s two themes are Gadgets and Romantic! 

Firstly:
GADGETS!!

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Here are the links:
Hard Drive Clock
Rainbow Macbook Keyboard Decal (I want one for my laptop!!)
Playable Harmonica USB Pen – 8GB
Pink Egg iPhone case (awesome!)
Gadget Wallet (This would be so handy!)
Design Your Own Wooden iPhone Dock
Pikachu Pokmon Mouse Pad (Cute!)
Sherlock Holmes Pocket Watch
PDF Pattern For Tablet Cover (Pretty!)

The next set is:
ROMANTIC!!

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Here are the links:
Swarovski Heart Pendant (So pretty)
Linen Heart Ornaments (A lovely gift idea!)
Rose Earrings
Red Dress
Rose Gold Sapphire Ring (I really love this ♥)
Rose Bath Bombs
Fairy Locket
Pyjama Lounge Shorts (Pretty, and I love the rabbit!!)
Origami Lotus Flower

I loved finding today’s sets, especially the romantic things – there’s so many pretties!

Thank you for visiting today :)
Sam xx

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Etsy Finds Friday – Christmas Edition

Sorry this is late, I’ve been so busy making Christmas presents that I lost track! I will show you a progress pic next week :)

So, today’s gift pair is: ‘For Him‘ and ‘For Her‘! These would be great for that special someone, or just a friend or family member :)

Firstly:
FOR HIM!!


I usually find men quite hard to shop for, but Etsy has loads of great gifts!

Here are the links:

Leather Wallet With Vintage Ruler Design
Suit Laptop Decal
“Where words fail music speaks” Guitar Pick (This would be great for any music fan)
Beer Sign With Bottle Opener (I love how it catches the lids!!)
Geeky Gaming T-shirt
Lego Iron Man Keychain (♥)
Grey Man Scarf
USB Stick Bracelet (I actually want this!)
PAC-Man Cufflinks

Now onto our next set:
FOR HER!!


It was so so hard to just choose 9, I almost had 2 sets!!

Here are the links:
Eco Friendly Gift Set
Heart Necklace (I really love this, it’s beautiful ♥)
Knitted Infinity Scarf
Minnie Mouse Reversable Apron
Hamster Plush        (Gemma, this is for you! ^_^)
Peppermint Hot Cocoa Mix
Create Your Own Clutch (I’m hoping to get this for Christmas!)
20 Spotty False Nails With Glue And File
Black And Green Cotton Bag (Gorgeous!)

What’s you’re favourite item? Is there anything you’ve seen that you hope to get?

Sam xx

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Etsy Finds Friday – Christmas Edition

I am so sorry its been two weeks since my last post! I’ve not been feeling great so decided to have a break for a little while. Hope you can understand ♥

Over the next few weeks I will be focusing on Christmas gifts, and to cover every collection I will do two groups on each post (e.g. today I will be doing both mum and dad), and I will be doing a post every Friday (like normal) and an extra one on Monday’s :) This will also hopefully help if you want to buy anything as it won’t be too close to Christmas. Also, As always I will post something for every budget! ^_^

So, the first theme is:
MUM!


Here are the links:
Mother and Daughter Matching Aprons (So pretty!)
‘Mom’ Scrabble Tile Decoration
101 Notes of Thanks for Mom
Personalised Quilted Patchwork Stocking (I want one of these!)
‘Wonderful Mother’ Eye Chart
‘Home is where my Mom is’ Ornament Sign
Personalised Journal/Scrapbook (wow!)
‘Love You Mom’ Clay Birds
Crochet Nursing Necklace

So now here is the next selection:
DAD!


Here are the links:
‘I love you Dad’ Pencil Set
Personalised Mug (Love this)
‘Worlds Best Dad’ Keychain Bottle opener
Grey Canvas Bag/Backpack
‘You Are My Hero’ Print (Adorable!)
Paint Your Own Dad Doll Stamp Kit (Great idea)
Personalised Hammer Keychain
Mens Holiday Fun Pack (This is amazing!)
Personalised ‘Dad’ Tshirt

Hope you’ve spied the perfect presents for your mum and dad above, and see you on Monday! :)

Sam xx

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Etsy Finds Friday – Special Edition

Another special edition!
Today’s is dedicated to everyone affected by hurricane Sandy. As I’m sure you’ve all heard, The East coast of America was hit by hurricane Sandy a few days ago. Lives have been lost and many people are homeless and jobless. The great people of Etsy have been donating all or some of their profits to the American Red Cross and other charities that are providing disaster relief to the East Coast. I have done this post to support their great work in trying to raise money. If you can spare a few pounds/dollars please donate, anything will help. I will put links at the bottom of the page. Thank you.


Every shop above is donating money from the items sold, please take a look. As always I have included something for every budget!
Here are the links:
‘After The Rain’ Latin Ring
Hair Ties (I love these!)
Crochet Blanket Pattern
‘Adopt’ T-shirt (I love the idea behind this)
Tigereye Bracelet with silver ribbon
White Ribbon Earrings (So pretty!)
Crochet Apple Charm (Love this)
Actual Photograph of Sandy
Glass Heart Ornament

A few ways to donate:
Itunes store – Apparently you just need to sign in to your account and click “donate” so you can donate to the American Red Cross (I couldn’t check as I don’t have an apple product) and donate from $5 to $200. It will be anonymous, and 100% of your donation will go to the American Red Cross.

Ebay – They have a page set up so you can donate in a variety of ways: buying items, donating directly, or selling things. They also have a list of items on the page that are for sale that will be donating proceeds to charity. There is also a list of charities down the side with links to listings specifically for that particular charity.

American Red Cross – Their website has a lot of information about how to donate and about the disaster Sandy has left behind. There is 11 ways to donate by following this link. The easiest ways are online and via text. For texting, you need to text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10.

There are many other ways to donate and other charities to donate to, but I thought I would just stick to the main ways I could find. 

Everyone that has been affected by Hurricane Sandy is in our thoughts and prayers. I hope you and your family are safe and well, and can get back to normality soon ♥

Thank you for visiting, and I would love to know if you make any donations/purchases!
Sam xx