NOVEMBER 25TH, 2008 10:40PM PST 

I just wanted to pop in and wish everyone a fantastic holiday weekend! I'll be taking the next two days off to enjoy the festivities, but before I go, I wanted to share a surprise giveaway with you. Leave a comment on this entry and be entered to win one of two free two-week ads for your shop or blog! They'll be going in underneath the "subscribe" button to your left. I'll be drawing names by random number generator at 10am PST Friday November 28th. It's my way of saying THANKS SO MUCH for all of the gift guide love! It's also a great way to get your shop or blog viewed 4,000 times a day so get those comments in!

Thanks so much, have a fantastic holiday and I'll see you back here Friday!


Update: Thanks SO MUCH to everyone who entered! Comments are now closed at 105 entries. Stay tuned to meet our winners!

105 Responses to “Giveaway”

  1. Stephanie Macdonald Says:

    I’m interested in your giveaway, in free advertising and in having you give one of my planners away. Thanks!


  2. LisaB Says:

    Oh – that’s a great prize! Put our name in the hat please!

  3. Jennie Says:

    wow, what a neat giveaway… have a happy holiday!!!!

  4. jo Says:

    sign me up, I love all the gorgeous things you post here!

  5. Jo Says:

    That’s a lot of exposure! Great giveaway, love your site!

  6. Lili Says:

    Thats a great prize!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  7. Cara @ Turvys Says:

    Have a fantastic break, looking forward to your return and wow – what a fabulous give-away.

  8. se7en Says:

    That is such a clever giveaway – oh I wish I had thought of that!!! Have a fabulous holiday… I’ll so miss you!!!

  9. Cath Says:

    Have a nice holiday! I don’t celebrate thanksgiving but happy thanksgiving for you! Love giveaways :)

  10. Erica Says:

    What a neat giveaway! Have a blessed Thanksgiving.

  11. The Nester Says:

    Pick me, pick me! I never win anything.

    I love your website!

  12. suzy Says:

    Happy Holidays! I’ll look forward to lots of christmas goodies when you return! xo, suzy

  13. Jenni Says:

    this is a great giveaway!! thank you!

  14. tammy Says:

    Oh I would love free advertising. Thanks so much for the oppurtunity. Happy Thanksgiving.

  15. cindy k Says:

    have a wonderful thanksgiving! such a cool giveaway, thank you!

  16. Cathy Says:

    Happy Thanksgiving. I really enjoy your blog. I’ve found so many wonderful ideas here for Christmas gifts and home craftiness! Thanks! :)

  17. Tracy Says:

    I’m probably the only one on the planet who DOESN’T have a blog, but I wanted to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! Love your web site! Amazingly talented people here!

  18. Spotted Sparrow Says:

    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! And thanks for giving us the opportunity to win free ad space.

  19. Yvonne Says:

    Hope you enjoy your 2 days off. I look forward to you being back again.

  20. Tina Says:

    Happy Thanksgiving! What a fun giveaway. I love all the fun stuff that I find on your blog. Thanks for giving us all such great ideas.

  21. Leigh Says:

    We’d love this for our blog! Thanks for all you do – I love your round-ups!

  22. Jennifer P Says:

    I just love your blog….it is my go to site when I don’t feel like looking through my long lists of favorites. It’s a quick fix…you easy way to see what is happening. Thanks so much for all the inspiration. Happy Thanksgiving.

  23. Norma Says:

    Great idea! keeping my fingers crossed

  24. NaturesWayLearning Says:

    Sign me up :) . Have a great Thanksgiving.

  25. Stefanie Says:

    Free Ad? Sign me up!

    Happy Thanksgiving.

  26. A Crafty Lawyer Says:

    Sign me up for the drawing, and have a wonderful Thanksgiving! I love your site.

  27. Kimara Says:

    Thanks for the opportunity! Love your site. Have a lovely Thanksgiving.

  28. Kristal Says:

    What a great giveaway!
    Happy Thanksgiving:)

  29. Becka Says:

    Cool give-away!

  30. Give LDS Gifts Says:

    Happy Thanksgiving! I love your site and all the gifting inspiration. :) Thanks for the giveaway.

  31. Christine Says:

    Wow Rachel…what a great prize! It would be just too exciting to win!! Also, congrats on your site’s popularity! It deserves every click…before One Pretty Thing there was never a resource for all the DIY projects online. You have made it so easy to be crafty…i love it!

  32. lorchick Says:

    oh, awesome giveaway.
    happy american thanksgiving! (i ate MY turkey WEEKS ago lol!)

  33. Clarissa Says:

    Happy Turkey Day! Thanks for all the inspiring and creative ideas!!

  34. Wendy Says:

    What a great idea! Count me in. :)

  35. shaina Says:

    That is a fantastic giveaway! Enjoy time with your family! I don’t know how you keep finding all these great things to put up….you must work incredibly hard at it. We all appreciate it! Thank you for making our “homemade” life more fun and interesting!

  36. Alicia Says:

    Awesome giveaway, and HAPPY TURKEY DAY!

  37. Tami B. Says:

    Wow! What an awesome giveaway. You have the loveliest blog! Happy Thanksgiving!

  38. Bette Says:

    Wow! What a great giveaway! Have a fabulous Thanksgiving!

  39. Erica Says:

    Thanks for always giving me tons of inspiration and have a very Happy Thanksgiving!

  40. Rach W. Says:

    What a great opportunity! Enjoy your Thanksgiving! :)

  41. Rebekah Melchert Says:

    This is my first “comment”..Found your blog a few weeks ago and I am hooked. Always a plethora of Great Ideas!! Love the giveaway…

  42. Rebecca Says:

    I have really enjoyed the gift guide and of course daily diy! I just found your blog a few weeks ago but I am loving it! I’d love to win the giveaway to get my (new) etsy shop “out there” for more to see :)

  43. Karen Says:

    What a great give-a-way!

  44. heather Says:

    Happy Thanksgiving, Rachel! It has been really fun to have daily eye-candy from your blog! I hope you have a great holiday! :)


  45. gak Says:

    R- I am so thankful for this blog. You are amazing and I want you to know that the work you do for this site is so much appreciated. Happy Thanksgiving. You are brilliant@

  46. Ashley Says:

    Have a happy Thanksgiving. I’d be honored to have my link on your blog.

  47. Megan Says:

    LOVE THE FEED! Keep it up :)

  48. jennifer Says:

    What a great giveaway. I hope I win.

  49. Jennifer Says:

    Happy Thanksgiving!! Please enter me in the contest!

  50. tammi Says:

    have a happy thanksgiving. thanks for making it easier to find tutorials and many fun and exciting projects. I check your blog everyday to find new goodies that me and my family can do. We will miss you for the next 2 days!!

  51. kborcz Says:

    Happy Thanksgiving!!!!

  52. Larissa Holland Says:

    Hi, I’d love that. This blog is a daily read for me, I’m thankful for it and you. And happy Thanksgiving to you!

  53. Julie Says:

    Excellent! Business has been bad with the economy as it is. I can always use advertising!

  54. samantha hahn Says:

    Oh lovely!!!! You’re so generous!! Thanks for posting about my ribbon necklace btw…Have the most wonderful thanksgiving!!! XOXO, Samantha

  55. Des Says:

    What a fun giveaway! Love what you have done here on your site!!

  56. char Says:

    This would be a dream come true…thank you! And have a wonderful Holiday weekend too!

  57. Brenda Says:

    What a cool giveaway! I hope you have a great Thanksgiving weekend:)

  58. June Says:

    First off, Happy Thanksgiving! Second, what a great surprise & giveway, I am sure any of us would be thrilled to be the winner!!!

  59. April Says:

    Woo-hoo! Count me in! I am so in *LOVE* with your site – thank you so much! Happy Thanksgiving!

  60. Linda@ Restyled Home Says:

    You deserve your break! Yours is a must-see blog with the best of the best there for our easy viewing pleasure. Thanks for all of the hard work you put in, and I’d love to be entered in the draw!

    Happy Thanksgiving!!

  61. Ana Says:

    Thats a great giveaway! Thank you so much and have a wonderful and festive hollydays

  62. Baba Says:

    Yay! A chance for free Ad space. Super Cool Giveaway! Happy Holidays hun!

  63. Jenna Z Says:

    What a great idea for a giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

  64. jennifer @ the write start Says:

    Your site is like eye candy for creative people! Thanks for the inspiration and the givaway. Happy Thanksgiving!

  65. Ms.Tee Says:

    Happy Thanksgiving to you, too! :)

  66. sparkledvintagecharm Says:

    have a happy thanksgiving!! hugs!! xoxo Britt :-)

  67. becky Says:

    great idea. love the pics and such.

  68. kathy daume Says:

    FANTASTIC! Keep up the fabulous work. Love this blog!

    Have a nice Turkey Day!

  69. Jen R Says:

    me me me! Happy Thanksgiving!

  70. koala brains Says:

    Have a Happy Thanksgiving! I love the blog and appreciate all the work you put into it.

    :) Kaori

  71. Crystal Says:

    Love your blog! Happy Thanksgiving!

  72. Delaina Says:

    Have a Wonderful Thanksgiving!

  73. Corinne Says:

    Hi Rachel! I really appreciate the fact that you’ve linked to lots of my projects. Thank you for this giveaway as well!

  74. Lydia Says:

    How generous!!!

    I hope you have a great holiday!!!


  75. Columbia Lily Says:

    woo hoo! How nice of you!! Have a great Thanksgiving!

  76. mayaluna Says:

    Have a great Thanksgiving, Rachel! You took two of your biggest gifts: creativity and generosity… and turned them into a give-away! Leave it to you…
    I’d love to be entered, I’ve never even considered advertising because of the expense… what a wonderful present you will be giving some lucky reader!

  77. Hope Studios Says:

    What a great give away, thank you! Have a relaxing holiday!


  78. damaris palmer Says:

    best giveaway ever!

  79. Nikki/whimsylove Says:

    YAY! Enter me please! Thanks Rachel!! Happy Thanksgiving!

  80. Margaret Oomen Says:

    Happy thanksgiving Rachel. This free advertising would be great for my etsy shop that will be opening December 1st.

  81. alison Says:

    I’ve been eagerly reading your posts ever since I ran across your blog. I’d love to have some advertising for my Etsy shop. Happy Thanksgiving!

  82. Michelle Sybert Says:

    wow! awesome. count me in!

  83. Nerissa Says:

    Hi Rachel
    I’m so thankful to have found you. Your blog is so fun to read. Thanks for all you do for us. I’d love to be included in your contest. I have a new Lollishop opening on Friday!
    Happy Thanksgiving :)

  84. jolene martin Says:

    Thanks for the opportunity. Hope you have a really nice thanksgiving.

  85. Firefly Hill Says:

    Dear Rachel,

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! I would love to be entered in your giveaway!


  86. Bryssy Says:

    Thanks, Rachel. As always, you are the best!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  87. hazel Says:

    Thanks Rachel for the wonderful giveaway (hope I win!!!) but also for such a GREAT blog! Love all your picks!

  88. Teresa Says:

    Thanks for the great giveaway! have a great turkey day…and I LOVE your blog! Great inspiration!

  89. Robin Says:

    Rachel – what a great idea! I am in some other advertising swaps, and this is working wonderfully for me. I read your blog via my goggle reader. Great fun!


  90. auntie Says:

    Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks for giving everyone such amazing ideas and inspiration every day!!

  91. duringmyheyday Says:

    Excellent giveaway idea! You can’t get more thoughtful than that for a holiday surprise :)

  92. Jessica K. Says:

    Great giveaway! Enjoy your time off.

  93. corina Says:

    Special giveaway, thant you!

  94. kim/ohradiogirl Says:

    Very nice giveaway. I really enjoy visiting your blog. Happy Holidays.

  95. Robyn Says:

    You of all people SOOOOOO deserve the break. Thanks for doing all the finding. You definitely inspire me!

  96. Michelle Johnnie Says:

    You are awesome! Thanks for the inspiration!~

  97. Audrey Says:

    What a neat idea!

  98. Cindy Says:

    Hope you had a relaxing and Happy Thanksgiving! Sounds like a great giveaway!

  99. dolce chic Says:

    Happy Thanksgiving my friend!

  100. Jaime Says:

    I would love to be entered! Happy Thanksgiving!

  101. mags Says:

    I hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving…. my fingers are crossed!

  102. Amy from Texas Says:

    Happy Thanksgiving! Sign me up:-)

  103. melissa danner Says:

    I absolutely love your site. It gives me daily inspiration.

    Thanks so much,


  104. LollyChops Says:

    We all love ya Rach.. hope you guys had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  105. simpledaisy Says:

    Put me in!! Hope you had fabulous thanksgiving!!
    Take care~~~