12 Days of Indie Holiday Shopping 2008: Laurel Denise

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Laurel Denise is the first featured shop for the ‘12 Days of Indie Holiday Shopping’. Laurel creates beautifully delicate glass jewelry and paper goodies. Laurel’s glass jewelry, decorated with inspirational sayings or little illustrations, makes a really poignant gift for those special gift-giving occasions.

I especially like the Forever Heart…I’ve given this one to someone very special and it was a very big hit. I also like the Grace Necklace, the Flourish Necklace & the Sprout Necklace.  I could go on & on, but instead see some of my  gift suggestions below. Plus, use the coupon code “indieholiday”  for free U.S. shipping on your order.

But first, leave a comment on this post for a chance to win your very own Laurel Denise Reflection necklace, which is valued at $76.

To win: Leave a comment below with your favorite Laurel Denise designs. Multiple entries will be accepted, but you must leave a comment for each entry, i.e. if you find 3 Laurel Denise favorites, then leave 3 separate comments. This will increase your chances for winning!

I will choose one random commenter to win the prize. This contest ends tomorrow morning, November 20th at 11am.

THE ENTRY PERIOD FOR THIS CONTEST HAS ENDED! Stay tuned for the winner. Click here to enter the current ’12 Days of Indie Holiday Shopping’ Contest.

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158 thoughts on “12 Days of Indie Holiday Shopping 2008: Laurel Denise

  • November 20, 2008 at 12:18 pm
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    I like the Thanks you cards also. They are pretty and understated. They look like they would come from someone who is really thankful.

  • November 20, 2008 at 12:17 pm
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    Warm your heart is really cute! and I love TEA!!!

  • November 20, 2008 at 12:17 pm
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    The entry period for this contest has ended. Stay tuned for the winner.

  • November 20, 2008 at 12:14 pm
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    I love the “thinker” necklace.

  • November 20, 2008 at 12:11 pm
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    I love the forever necklace design. The heart is so pretty and the small forever is a great touch.

  • November 20, 2008 at 11:57 am
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    “heart string” is adorable!

  • November 20, 2008 at 11:56 am
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    The “sunset” necklace is gorgeous also!

  • November 20, 2008 at 11:55 am
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    I love ‘fairy tale’ in the simply stated collection!

  • November 20, 2008 at 10:52 am
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    the poetry necklace is so sweet and i love the sentiment! how nice to be able to carry that with you throughout the day!

  • November 20, 2008 at 10:48 am
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    I like the Evening necklace, too. There are just so many lovely things. tinawittmer(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • November 20, 2008 at 10:48 am
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    And I like the Balance necklace. tinawittmer(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • November 20, 2008 at 10:47 am
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    I also like the Poetry necklace – what a fabulous quote. tinawittmer(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • November 20, 2008 at 10:47 am
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    I like the Thank You card.
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  • November 20, 2008 at 9:31 am
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    Simply stated as XOXO

  • November 20, 2008 at 9:29 am
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    Heart String’s versus is so beautiful.

  • November 20, 2008 at 9:26 am
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    Lily is very nice and I love the saying that follows it.

  • November 20, 2008 at 9:25 am
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    All of Laurel’s necklaces are beautiful. I am especially fond of Roses are Red.

  • November 20, 2008 at 8:56 am
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    Another favorite is the “wish” necklace. That quote is so beautiful.

  • November 20, 2008 at 8:52 am
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    I love the “bright” necklace from the “art & soul” collection!

  • November 20, 2008 at 8:02 am
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    i love this necklace it is to awesome.

  • November 20, 2008 at 7:39 am
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    and c’est la vie, because Mother Terasa rules.

  • November 20, 2008 at 7:37 am
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    ‘Sunshine’ from Simply Stated is also such a wonderful thought.

  • November 20, 2008 at 7:33 am
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    but I like ‘become’ too. Hard to chose, really!

  • November 20, 2008 at 7:32 am
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    I really like ‘balance’ from the color me happy set…

  • November 20, 2008 at 3:43 am
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    fourth: cinderella

  • November 20, 2008 at 3:43 am
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    third fave: quiet place

  • November 20, 2008 at 3:43 am
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    second fave: the dandelion

  • November 20, 2008 at 3:42 am
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    first favorite: the traveler necklace

  • November 20, 2008 at 2:47 am
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    I like the treasure librairy cards, so cute!

  • November 20, 2008 at 2:46 am
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    The one size fits all cards are such a fun idea!

  • November 20, 2008 at 2:44 am
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    Loving the better together necklace, so pretty!

  • November 20, 2008 at 2:11 am
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    I think the Memory necklace speaks to me more than anything else. I at a point in life where memories are about all I have to hold onto.

  • November 20, 2008 at 1:27 am
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    I love the Just Be necklace, so simple and pretty!

  • November 20, 2008 at 12:48 am
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    oh, and I’ll second the adoration for “flourish.” gorgeous.

  • November 20, 2008 at 12:45 am
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    oh, I also really like “lifetime”! what a lovely quote.

  • November 20, 2008 at 12:43 am
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    I love ‘to my heart.’ I have a real thing for key designs, and this is beautiful.

  • November 20, 2008 at 12:39 am
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    Traveler from the Art & Soul collection. Simple yet elegant.

  • November 20, 2008 at 12:00 am
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    Joy is very play full and fun

  • November 19, 2008 at 11:24 pm
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    There are several items that I really like. One of my favorites is sunset. This is a great giveaway and I really hope I win. Thanks.

  • November 19, 2008 at 11:24 pm
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    My second favorite under the Art and Soul Collection is Memory

  • November 19, 2008 at 11:23 pm
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    I think there are so many beautiful designs… I like Flourish the best under the Art and Soul Collection.

  • November 19, 2008 at 11:14 pm
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    I also like the “become” necklace. I love the idea of becoming: creating a goal, trying something new, becoming who you are in a new and refreshing way.

  • November 19, 2008 at 11:12 pm
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    I like the “simple things” necklace. I love leaves and small plants and greenery…it reminds me of spring and new beginnings.

  • November 19, 2008 at 11:02 pm
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    roses are red,
    violets are blue,
    “earth angel” is a beatiful necklace,
    and i’m sure you’ll like it too

  • November 19, 2008 at 10:59 pm
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    I love the necklace Better Together!

  • November 19, 2008 at 10:58 pm
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    if i bought flourish, i could match my bed spread!

  • November 19, 2008 at 9:56 pm
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    There is so many that I like. Wish in the simply stated collection has a very nice quote.

  • November 19, 2008 at 9:54 pm
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    I love balance in the color me happy collection it’s really original.

  • November 19, 2008 at 9:52 pm
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    The fairy tale necklace in simply stated reminds me so much of my best friend. That would make a great gift!

  • November 19, 2008 at 9:31 pm
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    I like the simply and stated collection’s let life.

  • November 19, 2008 at 8:53 pm
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    Memory looks interesting — the clock is a good reminder of a person or an event.

  • November 19, 2008 at 8:50 pm
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    Sunset necklace: It is elegant and very appealing

  • November 19, 2008 at 8:47 pm
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    I enjoy the ‘balance’ necklace. Simple, Natural and beautiful

  • November 19, 2008 at 8:44 pm
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    What beautiful work-there are so many wonderful treasures. I was taken by “Fairytale.” Gorgeous pieces!!

  • November 19, 2008 at 8:36 pm
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    The image on the miracle necklace reminds me of my childhood.. We had trees with those seed pods in our neighborhood.

  • November 19, 2008 at 8:35 pm
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    The image on the silent night necklace seems really peaceful.

  • November 19, 2008 at 8:33 pm
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    The bloom necklace is very pretty!

  • November 19, 2008 at 8:29 pm
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    Continue the climb necklace – very nice! I like the multiple pendants on one necklace. And the quote “You are painting your own canvas”

  • November 19, 2008 at 8:26 pm
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    Imagine you. Reminds me of the John Lennon song. Cool!

  • November 19, 2008 at 8:22 pm
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    I love the “flourish” necklace! So pretty!

  • November 19, 2008 at 7:49 pm
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    i also really like the miracle necklace – the seed remind me of childhood and playing with the seed pods as helicopters!

  • November 19, 2008 at 7:47 pm
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    i love the balance necklace! i love items that have a faux bois look about them, and the edition of the little white branch adds a really nice dimension to it.

  • November 19, 2008 at 7:00 pm
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    color me happy…earth angel pendant – Ohhh, definitely a present for me…I love purple…

  • November 19, 2008 at 6:59 pm
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    art & soul ….joyfully pendant – this would be great for my sister’s birthday…

  • November 19, 2008 at 6:58 pm
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    art & soul …flourish pendant – hmmm an excellent present for me maybe…

  • November 19, 2008 at 6:57 pm
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    art & soul …sunset pendant – this would make an excellent present…

  • November 19, 2008 at 6:53 pm
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    I love the Lily necklace and the Forever necklace. So elegant!
    Thanks!

  • November 19, 2008 at 6:23 pm
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    “Silent Night” is so pretty!

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:55 pm
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    The miracle neclace I think is my very favorite. It reminds me that all the simple things that are around us every day are all miracles. They may look simple, but they are not. They are beautiful, and they are miracles.

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:49 pm
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    Oh, but “Calla Lily” would be perfect for my wedding! Now I’m very, very tempted …

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:47 pm
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    “Bright” is absolutely adorable. I love stars!

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:46 pm
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    I also love the whisper necklace!

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:44 pm
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    I love the reflection necklace! It is simply beautiful.

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:28 pm
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    From the Simply Stated Collection ~ Simple Joy ~ Simple things hold the secret..

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:26 pm
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    The treasure necklace from the art and soul collection ~ Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure that you are. —

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:23 pm
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    I like dragonflys, so joyfully is a favorite

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:23 pm
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    I like the bloom necklace ~ “Joy is a flower that blooms when you do.”

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:20 pm
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    Roses are red. You can never have too many roses.

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:19 pm
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    Joyfully is wonderfully delicate.

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:18 pm
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    Whisper. It reminds me of my grandmother.

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:03 pm
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    But I probably need the “Bloom necklace” even more!

  • November 19, 2008 at 5:00 pm
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    I really like the “Treasure necklace” from the Simply Stated collection.

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:50 pm
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    the “hope” necklace in the simply stated collection has to be my absolute favorite out of all of them. hope and faith are the most important things to me!

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:47 pm
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    I think earth angel is beautiful

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:47 pm
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    the “beloved” necklace from the simply stated collection is very simple yet powerful. i love it!

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:46 pm
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    i adore the “hello beautiful” necklace from the simply stated collection.

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:44 pm
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    the “to my heart” necklace in the color me happy collection is perfect!! i love/collect vintage keys, this matches perfectly!

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:43 pm
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    i love the “better together” necklace from the art & soul collection. it’s so pretty!

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:35 pm
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    The sprout necklace is amazing looking and inspiration. Thanks for the opportunity!

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:32 pm
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    The Sunset Necklace from the Art and Soul Collection is my favorite Laurel denise design.

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:27 pm
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    I really like the “Set of 6 For You”
    Cards. Many thanks for a wonderful prize drawing. Cindi

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:26 pm
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    What a fabulous site. I love it all!
    The “Heart Song Necklace” speaks the truth to me. Thanks, Cindi

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:17 pm
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    I really love the “balance” necklace, but they’re all great.

  • November 19, 2008 at 4:06 pm
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    I love the ” Art & Soul “

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:55 pm
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    But new world would be the perfect, perfect gift for my oldest and dearest friend…so difficult to choose just one! (so, obviously, I didn’t!)

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:54 pm
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    I love “memory” 🙂 Please enter me to win!

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:53 pm
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    or maybe wish, which so perfectly states my personal belief

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:51 pm
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    Out of the simply stated collection, oh it’s so hard to choose! Maybe c’est la vie

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:51 pm
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    I want those earrings…Suddenly I see! Awesome!

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:48 pm
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    I love the color purple and the “Earth Angel” int he Color Me Happy Collection would match so many of my clothes!

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:46 pm
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    Another fabulous find is the Poetry necklace int eh Simple Stated Collection!

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:46 pm
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    I agree with you…the Flourish in the Art and Soul collection is to die for!

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:41 pm
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    I love anything in the “Art + Soul” collection – especially the dandelion!

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:29 pm
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    I also love the “balance” necklace from the “color me happy” collection. Very cool.

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:27 pm
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    I love the “mon amour” necklace… it’s simple and beautiful!

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:14 pm
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    I like the Morning Song encklace. And I love the fact that 10% off all orders for this necklace go to the charity Nest.

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:10 pm
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    and I also love the Better Together necklace – very very sweet!

  • November 19, 2008 at 3:10 pm
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    I love the Earth Angel necklace – it’s so pretty and my favourite colour!

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:55 pm
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    I love her Simpliy Stated necklaces, especially the “peace” pendant.

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:47 pm
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    absolutley love the embrace life under 10mill wishes

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:47 pm
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    I agree with Dixie… I like that necklace, too!

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:45 pm
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    I am absolutely in love with “Be happy in the moment — that’s enough.” Want!!

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:45 pm
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    i also love the earth angel very pretty

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:43 pm
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    i like the become round necklace with a silver chain

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:41 pm
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    I love the “better together” pendant…so pretty!

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:40 pm
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    I love the simple “live for moments” necklace. Great daily reminder.

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:24 pm
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    I keep coming back to the “Thinker” necklace — it’s beautiful and touching in such a simple way.

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:23 pm
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    I love the “laugh” necklace. It was hard for me to see the round charms on the left side evem with looking at them in the bigger view they seemed to be at the bottom and only halfed showed still making it very hard to read. Thought you might want to know, it may just be my moniter. Thanks!

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:18 pm
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    Balance from the Color me happy collection.

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:13 pm
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    I like the Quietly necklace.
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  • November 19, 2008 at 2:11 pm
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    I could spend hours looking at all this beautiful jewelry! The first one I have come to is the “WISH” necklace. The sentiment is perfect for me!

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  • November 19, 2008 at 2:10 pm
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    I think I love the ‘Reflection’ best… Ah, birdies!

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:10 pm
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    I love the “better together” necklace – so cute!

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:08 pm
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    Thanks for the shop recommendation. I think my favorite was the “Balance” necklace in the “Color Me Happy” collection.
    Anna

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:04 pm
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    The “fairy tale” necklace from the “simply stated” collection is another must-have.

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:03 pm
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    Oh my! How can anyone resist woodgrain?!? My fave is the “balance” necklace from the “color me happy” collection!

  • November 19, 2008 at 2:00 pm
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    “Sunshine” is my favorite. I’m a fan of the Simply Stated section, too!

  • November 19, 2008 at 1:59 pm
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    I like “Shine.” I’m a word geek, and I love that word – it makes me happy.

  • November 19, 2008 at 1:57 pm
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    I love “Evening” – I have this thing for antique chandeliers lately. Their silhouettes always look so gorgeous in print!

  • November 19, 2008 at 1:56 pm
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    I actually really love the “Reflection” necklace. The pendant’s shape is great, and I love that bird silhouette.

  • November 19, 2008 at 1:27 pm
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    The “Simple Joy” necklace is lovely … infact I like pretty much everything in the Simply Stated section!

  • November 19, 2008 at 1:14 pm
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    I like the drawing style of the “quietly” necklace. Reminds me of the 60s, though I’m not sure why…

  • November 19, 2008 at 1:13 pm
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    Bloom – how fitting for everyday! I love it.

  • November 19, 2008 at 1:12 pm
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    I love the “star” image as well. It puts a smile on my face.

  • November 19, 2008 at 1:10 pm
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    I love “wish”. Simple and Perfect.

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:52 pm
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    her ‘join hands’ library not card is ADORABLE!

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:51 pm
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    and morning song is another favourite. I’ll stop now, I like too many of them.

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:49 pm
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    love earth angel!

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:48 pm
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    thinker is fantastic too

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:46 pm
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    I love the blue pattern journal. It’ll be great for taking notes.

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:45 pm
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    silent night is beautiful

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:42 pm
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    “Happy birthday greeting card” is such a delightful piece. I love the design & the color of the background is a nice pastel blue.

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:40 pm
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    “On a string” is such a nice pair of earrings! I’ll love to give this to my mum…

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:39 pm
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    “Joy” would be a piece i would want anytime!

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:37 pm
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    Better together is a great piece to wear! It’s sure to get loads of compliments.

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:36 pm
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    Heart string is so sweet! It’s really lovely.

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:32 pm
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    I love “memory”! It seems like something my sister would love. Reminds me of something out from Alice in wonderland, the watch the rabbit always holds?

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:31 pm
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    I like the traveler very much too. It has a nice simple design that would match with what i wear.

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:29 pm
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    I have so many favorite items from her shop! “Join hands” is an amazing necklace. I like that a william shakespeare quote is used as i love his plays..

  • November 19, 2008 at 12:27 pm
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    I love the “flourish” necklace! It’s so pretty! I like that it is a hand drawn design.

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