Friday, April 1, 2011

SATeam Mother’s Day Giveaway Event

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and the Starving Artists Team (SATeam) members are at it again. We want to give away some fabulous handmade artisan jewelry. There are many different ways to enter (all free!) and several prizes to be won.

Three lucky people will win gift certificates that can be redeemed in any of the participating SATeam member’s shops (list below).  The gift certificates can be used towards the purchase of the item(s) of the winner's choice. 

First prize: $100 gift certificate
Second prize: $50 gift certificate
Third prize: $25 gift certificate

Check out the participating shops to see the wonderful jewelry creations offered by the talented artisans of the SATeam and start dreaming about which pieces could be yours if you are one of the lucky winners!

Shiny Adornments

Cat's Wire

Galadryl Designs

Studio DTQ

Elegance and Sparkles

AM Designs by Angela

J3 Jewelry

Dianne Karg Baron

Melissa Beads

Bead Origami

The FamiLee Jewels

Feathered Gems

MC Stoneworks

Nicole Valentine Studio


Crysallis Creations

Erika Price

A Latvian

Island Girl


Bead Up a Storm

Mme Magpie

Marie Cristine

Northern Girl Jewelry

Tasha Chawner

Ava Designs

Gwen Beads

Jewelry Art by Dawn

Bead Sophisticate

TJR Jewellery

Alegria Designs

Colla Jewelry

Red Bird Jewellery


You can enter the giveaway more than once.  Entries are limited to one per day per person. 
The deadline for entry is May 1, 2011 @ 11:59 pm Central Daylight Time.   

You get to choose how you enter the SATeam Mother's Day Giveaway Event.  Your name will be entered into the giveaway once (to a maximum of one entry per day) each time you do one of things from the following list:

1. Become a follower of this blog. This entry method applies to new followers only. Please leave a comment letting us know you've followed.

2. Post this verbiage on your Facebook page:
"Need Mother's Day gift ideas? Check out the artisan jewelry giveaway event from April 1, 2011 through May 1, 2011 at the Starving Artist Team" . Leave a link to your Facebook post in a comment on this blog post.

3. Start a thread in the Promotions forum on Artfire with this verbiage in it: "Need Mother's Day gift ideas? Check out the artisan jewelry giveaway event from April 1, 2011 through May 1, 2011 from the Starving Artist Team". Leave a link to your Artfire promo post on this blog post.

4. Plurk this verbiage and add the item link of your choice: "Mother's Day Jewelry Giveaway! Starving Artist Team creations like" Leave a link to your Plurk in a comment on this blog post.

5. Tweet this verbiage and add the item link of your choice: "Mother's Day Jewelry Giveaway! Starving Artist Team creations like" Leave a link to your tweet in a comment on this blog post.

6. Make a blog post talking about at least 1 item from a participating team member's shop. Use the phrase Starving Artist Team Mother's Day Giveaway Event in your blog post linking back to this post. Leave a link to your blog post as a comment on this blog post.

7. Make a collection on Artfire with at least 4 items from participating team shops. Use SATeam Mother's Day Giveaway in your Collection description. Leave a link to your collection in your comment on this blog post.

8. Make a treasury on Etsy with at least 4 items from participating team shops. Use the phrase SATeam Mother's Day Giveaway in your Treasury description. Leave a link to your treasury in your comment on this blog post.

"No purchase necessary; purchase will not improve your chances of winning. This contest is void where prohibited. Any entry received from a location where this promotional sweepstakes violates local regulations shall not be considered a valid entry to win. 

Entry is limited to one per day per person. 

This portion of the rules applies only to Canadian residents: This contest is open to Canadian residents except for residents of the province of Québec. Winning Canadian residents will be required to complete skill testing question to claim their prize.

Winners will be chosen from a pool of all valid entries submitted between April 1, 2011 and May 1, 2011 at 11:59pm central daylight time using Winners will be notified via email first and then announced on this blog. The winners must provide us with a valid email address in which to send the gift certificate. The gift certificate prizes to participating named shops will be emailed within 30 days of the end of the contest once the contact and other information for the winners are confirmed.

Winners may not request substitutions of prize winnings and gift certificate is only redeemable in participating shops. Shops participating in this event are listed above. Winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes and/or fees and/or any additional costs that may apply to winning this prize depending on their local laws and regulations that are incurred as a result of winning. Winners must use the gift certificates within 3 months (90 days) of distribution of the prizes. Any remaining funds after stated expiration date are void and not eligible for redemption. Prize is not redeemable for cash, including remaining funds not used within the redemption period.

Starving Artist team members are not eligible to enter this or any contests offered by the Starving Artist Team."


AMDesignsbyAngela said...

I am really excited by this great to share links on FB...

mcstoneworks said...

SATeam rocks. Easy way to win some fabulous jewelry.

Heather Green Studios said...

now following you! (you can follow me too . . . Impressed with the number of jewelers on this blog!

Jeanne/J3Jewelry said...

Aannnnnndd We're off!!! I'm excited about this giveaway!!

Pricilla said...

I posted to facebook

Cat said...

Yay! :-D

galadryl said...


Kathy Darfler said...!/profile.php?id=692505215

I'm a new follower.. I hope your Event is very successful!!

tjrjewellery said...

Well done Julie et al - great post for the start of the promotion!

Islandgirl said...

Great post! I blogged and tweeted but I can't enter since I'm a participating store... sigh Check out my blog post!

3 little bears said...

Iam a new follower :) Please enter me in the contest Thank You!!!

Pricilla said...

I follow by GFC
thank you
kaiminani at gmail dot com

dgtwight said...

Following on GFC
dgtwight at sbcglobal dot net

dgtwight said...

posted on FB
dgtwight at sbcglobal dot net

DawninCal said...

How exciting! Three lucky winners are out there somewhere...

frogifer said...

Hi, I am a new follwer plus I liked yall on facebook, posted on facebook and tweeted

frogifer said...

I think this is my twitter post link!/search/

Susie said...

I've followed. Lovely stuff.

DalaHorse said...

Following now! Will post on my DalaHorse facebook page too!

DalaHorse said...

Chisum Crew said...

I follow via GFC (happi shopr). trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

Chisum Crew said...

FB shared:!/HappiShopr/posts/205901652761561

trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

FairlyGirly said...

Beautiful jewellery. I am now a follower.

bears footprints said...

im now a new follower and hopefully now on fb x helen x

moonlitfantaseas said...

I am a new follower of your blog

Janna @ Feed Your Pig said...

I follow
thanks for entering me!
Janna Johnson

Erika Price said...

What an amazing giveaway! This is really exciting :)

anjelica said...

Started following...thanks mcstoneworks!

Gintare said...

following your blog

awesome giveaway


mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/55629883417702400

Bonnie said...

I wish I was eligible to enter this wonderful giveaway. I am sharing it with my friends and readers.

MoonRae said...

New GFC follower MoonRae
Thanks for the fantastic giveaway!!!


Rough Magic Creations said...

I a new follower! Such a lovely and exciting giveaway! :D

mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/56075023626153984

T and J said...

New follower- sharing some links on FB

Becky said...

New follower - Posted links on FB said...

How strange, I thought I was already following, I am now!! :D

mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/56743177570357248

mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/57074958689505281 tweeted

Wildcard said...

Karen Huber tweeted
Mother's Day Jewelry Giveaway!

Deci said...

I follow with Google Friend Connect.

mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/57764966740135936

Deci said...


Deci said...


mary said...

I'm following!!

Deci said...


mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/58624174289207296 tweeted

mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/59568032762167297

DemyBlackDesign said...

Shared on FB!/pages/DemyBlackDesign/129839887073118

Anonymous said...


mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/60282740481855488

mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/60659355338547200 tweeted

Deci said...

I follow with GFC

Anne said...

Love Etsy and love these Etsy jewelry artists. Thanks for the give-away. I will post this on fb.

Anne at PlumCreek22,etsy

afrohippi said...

I follow! Kia Beech

Lindy said...

Have posted to my FB page, not sure if you will be able to see it as my page is private.!/profile.php?id=1656243577

mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/61376825397493760

mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/62942105936461826

mkjmc said...!/mkjmc/status/64359035062861824

Denise S. said...

New GFC follower
Denise S
lazybones344 at gmail dot com

MonaRae said...

I shared it on facebook

HOPE131 said...


Michelle said...

I'm following now! Thanks for letting me know!!

Viva said...

New follower via GFC, thanks!

Diane52 said...

I follow via google
Diane Baum

purango said...

I became a follower of your blog with Google Friend Connect.

Gianna said...

Now following GFC.