Friday, January 28, 2011

Believe ~ {My trip to NYC to see Martha} + a giveaway

***We have a winner***
Congratulations Gianna (comment # 298)!!!!!
Please email your mailing address to [email protected]!!!

I believe in following my heart and enjoy the patterns of love that are created because of it. For the most part, I run my business as I do my life, with all heart (though I must admit, my logical husband is more than a blessing). When my own logic mixed with a bit of fear filled my brain with all of the reasons I should not run off to NYC in the freezing cold with an energetic toddler in tow...I am glad my heart screamed - GO!!! Because if it hadn't I would have missed these precious memories with family



 and these Martha Stewart conference moments



and fun late nights with these talented ladies,
meet my "power posse"

(starting from the back left)

Laura of Eye Candy Event Details: she is a dynamic tell it like it is kinda girl! Her raw graphic design talent and determination will impress you and her story will bring you to tears! *she has a cute giveaway going on until 1/31/11 - go check it out!

Terri of Terri's Treasures: she is a ray of sunshine who will make you want to move across country to live in her neighborhood. Fun, sweet and super talented, you MUST check out her cake pops! * stay tuned for more on Terri and an awesome cake pop feature!

Me :))

Nikki of Nikki In Stitches: she is adorable, she is clever, she is the next Martha! Really, this girl can make ANYTHING and makes it look so easy and fun!  Check out her blog for great DIY kits! *coming soon, a post about Nikki and my new hooded scarf (that she made)!

Jennifer of Passion for Parties: there is a reason everyone says Jen feels like a long time friend, she is sticky sweet to the core. She also has a fabulous party business and I just can't get enough of her! *super excited for an extra sweet Valentine's giveaway 3 Little Birds is involved in on her blog starting Feb. 1st!

Aimee of Lulu Pink: awe, my NYC roomie, bless her heart!!! We stayed up until all hours of the night and I could not possibly be more smitten with this girl! We share the same birthday, even the same year! Can you imagine the connection!?! Ya, we were talking reunion the day we were settled in back at home. She has a new and already booming party business, which is no surprise. Beyond talented, she is charming, funny and a pure delight to be with.

Heather of The Sewing Loft: (not pictured) she is gentle and wise, sweet and savvy. The perfect business woman and willing to share her knowledge, a true gem.  She makes handmade children's gifts by reusing and recycling, I am drooling over all of them!

and, YOU would have missed this:



A new limited edition set with Swarovski crystals straight from one of my favorite shopping spots in NYC, introducing:

{Believe} ~ A sparkly and fun earring and necklace set! Perfect with your favorite jeans and ballet flats or paired with a little black dress. Swarovski stones in your desired color choice are hand wire wrapped and hung on sterling silver earwire. A matching Swarovski stone hangs delicately on a sterling silver rope chain creating the perfect everyday set. Purchase your {Believe} set HERE, OR enter to win one below.

To Enter: Simply leave a comment below telling us something you believe in. That's it!

Unless of course you would like extra entries for extra chances to win. :))

Extra entries:

*Visit HERE to view the color options for the NEW necklace and earring set {Believe}, then leave us a comment below with your favorite color option.

*Become our fan on facebook and leave us a comment letting us know you did (If you are already a fan, thank you! Leave us a comment saying so and it will count for an extra entry).

*Follow any of the ladies mentioned above from the Martha Stewart conference and leave a comment letting us know you did.

SO simple, what are you waiting for!?! Add some sparkle to your life today!

Winner will be chosen on Friday February 4th, 2011 at 11:00pm (PST). Any entries received after this time will not be considered. Winner will be chosen using random.org. Open to US residents only.  


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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

{Tis The Season}

To win a suuuuper giveaway from 3 Little Birds and Karis Kisses!!! I am SO excited about this one, I want to win!!! Make sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the extra *BONUS* Karis Kisses has added to the already super sweet giveaway! Valued at $100 ~ enter today!!!


Giveaway includes:

~ Beautiful 3 Little Birds Boutique custom hand stamped, sterling silver holiday necklace with custom "joy" hand stamped disk, sterling silver snowflake and freshwater pearl.

~ Super sweet red and white polka dot petti skirt

~Adorable Karis Kisses hair accessory with three hand rolled flowers in black and red fabric and black sequins.

- Sweet freshwater pearl drop earrings from 3 Little Birds Boutique

There are several options to choose from to be entered into this AMAZING giveaway...remember...the more times you enter, the more chances you have to win!!!

To enter:

1) Become a FAN of 3 Little Birds Boutique on facebook then leave a comment here on my blog letting me know you did.

2) Become a FAN of Karis Kisses on facebook and leave a comment here on my blog letting me know that you did.

3) Become a follower on Karis Kisses blog and leave a comment here telling me that you did.

4) Become a follower on 3 Little Birds Boutique blog and leave a comment here telling me that you did.

5) Go to either Karis Kisses or 3 Little Birds Boutique shop and come back here and leave a comment letting us know which piece is your favorite.


~ As an added bonus and in the season of giving the entire Karis Kisses DIY printable Holiday collection is also included in the giveaway!!!

Included in the DIY printable holiday collection are holiday gift tags, accent toppers, candy labels, wine bottle wrappers with wine bottle toppers, holiday menu, place card holder & letter to Santa print ables.
Winner will be announce on December 12, 2010 after 9:00 PM PST Winner will be drawn using random.org

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

{The Nicole Collection} ~ Courage, Love, Faith & Hope



Nicole Elizabeth

She finds courage in depths many will never endure, is full of hope, lives on faith and smiles with love. She is Nicole Elizabeth, beautiful inside and out, full of life and battling breast cancer. Introducing {The Nicole Collection} ~ Courage, Love, Hope and Faith.

When my beautiful Aunt Michele and Cousin Rachel called to ask for my involvement in this collection, I immediately knew it was something special. Everything just felt right, from Rachel's design specifics to Aunt Michele's enthusiasm.
We have created a collection of classic affordable pieces meant to be worn everyday and layered with all of your favorite jewelry. Available in the Swarovski birthstone color of your choice, the collection starts at $12 with a couple pieces in the $20 range and tops out at $40 for the thick sterling silver cable bracelet. Yikes, killer deals, beautiful jewelry and a portion of the proceeds from each sale of The Nicole Collection will be donated to the Nicole Elizabeth Fund.  
Hello Christmas shopping!

Check out The Nicole Collection HERE
*Help us spread the love, please email The Nicole Collection link to your friends & family!
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Friday, November 12, 2010

{The Amanda} - feminine & beloved


My high school bff emailed me to ask if I would make her a special bracelet, stylish as she is, of course she had an amazing design in mind. I was thrilled at the idea of making Amanda her perfect bracelet! Amanda is a cup of hot tea on the cloudiest of days, a warm fuzzy blanket when the rain starts to pour, an endless field of blush colored roses that leave behind the sweetest perfume. Introducing {The Amanda} ~ feminine & beloved.



A sterling silver circle with the word "Love" is flanked by sterling silver custom sized and hand cut chain and finished off with a creamy freshwater pearl by the clasp.


A sterling silver circle with the word "Love" hangs from a sterling silver ball chain, finished with a creamy freshwater pearl.



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Thursday, November 11, 2010

A Sweet Giveaway ~ {The Lexi}


To enter pick someone in your life who REALLY deserves/needs a little extra sweetness. Write in the comments below what makes your heart desire to share a little sweetness with this special person and on Friday November 19th at 9 pm I will pick 3 winners using random.org to each receive 2 {The Lexi} cupcake necklaces. That's right, 2! One for you (or for you to gift to anyone you choose) and 1 for that extra someone in your life that really deserves a sweet surprise! I will pick 3 winners total from my blog and my facebook page, you may enter in both places. Sweet!


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Sunday, October 31, 2010

What Inspires You?


 For me, it is the unthinkable goodness that seems to pop into my life. It's the idea that someone, me, you, anyone can make those moments of goodness happen. It is the belief in miracles. The belief in goodness. Sometimes, all we need is a friendly smile to remind us of the good in life, sometimes it takes the moving of mountains. And, every once in awhile, when we are really blessed and all the stars line up perfectly, we meet a miracle.


Meet Joy Grainger, working mom, adoring wife, loving sister, amazing friend, giving volunteer, and SO much more. For me, Joy has moved mountains and helped bring about miracles. Following her everyday life has me in happy tears constantly for all the good she does. She told me once herself, "I'm a believer that you get from this world what you send out into this world. " I believe this too, and Joy surely has a lifetime times a million of goodness coming her way.
To learn more about Joy and her beautiful family, visit Kamee June's blog post about her HERE.  Kamee is an amazing writer, photographer and person, this post has so much beauty in it visually and intellectually it left a permanent happy mark on my heart. And, once again, my cheeks moist with tears of joy.


This is Joy with her adorable family, Trevor, Madison and Rebecca.


Meet Rebecca, and the new necklace inspired by her "The Rebecca"  - A sterling silver Alice in Wonderland inspired teapot with a creamy freshwater pearl and an "R" in my new whimsical font.


Meet, Rebecca's little larger than life sister Madison.


And the necklace inspired by her "The Madison" - A sterling silver tiara with a floating Swarovski crystal and an "M" in my new whimsical font.


Thank you Joy, for your goodness and inspiration.  

(Beautiful Grainger family photos courtesy of the amazingly talented Kamee of kamee june photography.)


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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Halloween Fun & Giveaway News



A big HUGE thank you to Life...by Mandy Photography for capturing our 2010 Halloween memories in beautiful photos we will cherish forever! Also, a big thank you to Danielle from Classy Sassy Girls for the adorable peacock costume, we love our little peacock!
 I have not been very good about keeping up on my blog, and for that I am sorry. But, I am also very thankful to all of you for how busy I have been lately! I am working on a couple new pieces and a new collection that are very near and dear to my heart, more to come on those. I have a HUGE blog giveaway coming when we reach 250 fans, and I would love all of you to hop on over to my facebook page to enter our super fun multiple item giveaway ending October 28th at 8pm PST to celebrate reaching 1000 facebook fans. Yippee!!!

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