It’s likely that you’re now on the last page of your 2014 calendar (unless it’s been a really busy week and you’ve completely forgotten that it’s now December). Anyway, it’s time for a new calendar!
Check out our 2015 Desktop Calendar!
They’re also great for co-workers, friends, parents, neighbors, or anyone who enjoys knowing what date it is. AND, because you put up with my sporadic blogging and social media attempts, you can get 20% off any purchase in the shop over $15. Just use coupon code PEPPERMINT at check out.
I don’t typically do a lot of selling in person. This is mostly because I’m busy with my corporate/non-profit clients and therefore don’t make a lot of stationery that isn’t personalized.
But I’m breaking my trend because my church is hosting its annual Christmas Craft Fair & Bake Sale on November 8, 2014 from 9:00am-2:00pm (8905 Ox Road, Lorton, VA). Parking and admittance is FREE. And the best part is that all proceeds benefit Feed My Starving Children. FMSC is a non-profit organization that sends hand-pack meals, specifically formulated for malnourished children, to nearly 70 countries around the world.
Every 22 cents you spend equals one meal. So if you spend $20.00, it buys nearly 91 meals – how awesome is that!
I’ll be selling the following items:
- Single Notecards
- Boxed sets of Thank You and Holiday cards
- 2015 Desk Calendars
- Laser cut wooden ornaments (made by my mom!)
AND…to help raise as much money as possible, I have decided that all the money I receive for items sold in my Etsy Shop on November 8-9, 2014 will also be donated to FMSC. This way if you can’t make it to Lorton, VA next weekend, you can still participate and help a child in need.
If you follow me on Facebook, you know that I frequently don’t know what day of the week (or month) it is. Blame it on working from home, having an infant or not eating enough of whatever it is I’m supposed to eat to help my memory (clearly I can’t remember that either). So I came up with a solution, which conveniently doubled as a great gift for my vendors and colleagues this year!
You can purchase them online at my Etsy shop as well. And if you order by TOMORROW by 2:00pm (which IS Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013) you can get free Priority Shipping for US customers AND it should arrive by Tuesday. Just in time for a last minute Christmas gift. Click here to see the listing! No codes necessary, just purchase the regular First Class shipping and I’ll upgrade you for free!
Alrighty, it’s time for the last giveaway of my business anniversary month. Thank you all for entering and congrats to all of those who have won!
Due to personal reasons, I wasn’t able to get this weeks contest up early as I had promised. But hopefully you’ll think it’s worth it! I’ll end the contest Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 11:59pm so that I have time on Wednesday to announce the winner and email them their $25 Etsy Giftcard! This way the winner can take full advantage of all the sales that Etsy shop owners are doing over the weekend.
This week I’ll be giving away a set of 20 Custom Stationery flat cards with coordinating envelopes AND a $25 Etsy Giftcard that you can use almost anywhere on Etsy!
Contest ends Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 11:59pm EST. Winner will be notified via email. I’ll announce the winner on Facebook, Twitter and this blog the next day. Winner will need to communicate design color preferences for stationery and a mailing address via email by December 15, 2013 indicating where prize should be sent. For delivery of notecards by Christmas, winner will need to finalize design options by Dec. 10, 2013. Gift card will be delivered via email to winner on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
It’s time for giveaway #3!! Is anyone else dragging already and it’s only Monday morning? Well, to add a little pick-me-up, I’ll be including a $5 Starbucks card with this weeks prize! Take a break, get a cup of joe and write a card to a friend.
This week the winner will get to make a custom set of 12 notecard from one of my new notecard lines:
You choose the quotes you want and the color of envelope (White, Red, Paper Bag or Gravel).
NEXT WEEK: It’s the last week of our 5th Anniversary giveaway!! I’ll be giving away a set of personalized stationery PLUS a $25 Etsy Giftcard for you to use on almost any shop on the site. Because it’s also Thanksgiving week and I’ll be busy cooking on Wednesday – I’ll start the contest on FRIDAY, NOV. 22 at 8:00am and ending it on TUESDAY, NOV. 26 at 11:59pm.
Contest ends Wednesday, November 20th at 11:59pm EST. Winner will be notified via email. I’ll announce the winner on Facebook, Twitter and this blog the next day. Winner will need to supply notecard and color preferences and a mailing address via email by November 30, 2013 indicating where prize should be sent.
Happy Veterans Day!! Before we dive into prizes, I want to say a quick thank you in appreciation of all the veterans out there. You do what I could not and help keep my family and our country safe. Thank you.
And speaking of thank you’s… It’s now it’s time for this weeks anniversary giveaway! Last week I gave away a set of 12 Bah Humbug notecards to our lucky winner Stacy. This week I am excited to give away a set of 12 Little Bird Thank You cards! The winner will get to customize the cards by choosing the ink and envelope colors.
These thank you cards will be making their debut in my Etsy shop later this week!
IN ADDITION to the notecards, I’m including these adorable Paper Source notebooks with this weeks win as well. Foxes and hedgehogs!! I almost kept them for myself. :)
Contest ends Wednesday, November 13th at 11:59PM EST. I’ll announce the winner on Facebook, Twitter and this blog the next day. Winner will be contacted via email for shipping address and color preferences by December 13, 2013.
As I mentioned last week, I’ll be giving away little items every week during the month of November to celebrate my 5 year business anniversary. Hooray!
You may have noticed that stores are already setting up for the winter holidays and we haven’t even finished our Halloween candy yet! If you can’t beat them, join them I say. To help you spread your holiday cheer early, I’m giving away a gift box of 12 “Bah Humbug” holiday cards.
See this card and more (available in singles and box sets) in my Etsy Shop! As an added bonus, use code FREESHIP for free shipping on ALL U.S. purchases through November 30, 2013!
Contest ends Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Midnight EST. I’ll announce the winner on Facebook, Twitter and on the blog the next day. Winner will need to supply a mailing address via email or private message indicating where prize should be sent.