Monday, February 28, 2011

sponsor love + giveaway: Alison of aPearantly Sew!!!!!

do you remember my dear friend, alison? she stopped by to visit with us a few months ago. if you weren't hanging out with us then be sure to check out her sweet interview! you'll discover that she is super talented and creative - and she is also super mom to two precious boys. not only is she the brains and artist behind aPearantly sew shop, she is the voice over at the aPearantly sew blog where you can keep up with her and her family's fun adventures as well as shop updates and inspiring DIYs!

this is alison.


what are three random facts about you? 
I love to read (but rarely have the time anymore)
I was homeschooled until I went to High School
I thought I wanted to be a Lawyer when I "grew up".
(It makes me laugh now to think about it.)

what is the last movie that you saw at the theatre?
Eat Pray Love

if you could have a lunch date with any person in the world, who would it be and why?
 I'll have to think on this and let you know. I honestly can not think of an answer! 

and this here is alison's incredible shop with the most adorable name, wouldn't you agree?
i'm especially in love with those cluthes and swooning over the tote - and the blue in the flower pin is so eye-popping!

want to get your hands on one if not 3 or 10 of these lovelies?!
well, you're in luck 'cause alison has generously offered...

$20 aPearantly Sew shop credit!!!

so awesome, right?! how can you NOT want that?!
everything in her shop screams spring and color - so purrrrfect for this time of the year!
so if i were you, i'd get on this giveaway like a cowbow on a horse!
okay, okay.
let's get on with the giveaway, ilene.

how to enter:
(counts as ONE entry so pls. do BOTH)
-be a public follower of Much Love, illy
-visit aPearantly Sew and comment with your favorite item from her shop

really, really want to win?
(keep in seperate entries to count!)
1. be a follower of Alison's blog
2. follow Alison's twitter
3. follow Much Love, illy twitter
4. tweet about the giveaway
(include @muchloveilly and @alilittle28)

want your hands on an aPearantly Sew lovelies NOW instead of later?!
take 15% off of your entire order with coupon code: MuchLove15

Giveaway is open to US and International Much Love, illy Readers until midnight, March 6th. Winner will be announced March 7th.

much love.
[happy monday, friend.]

102 comments:

  1. I love the dot hair pins :)

    My GFC is messing up for some reason because it says I am following you but then it doesn't show up on my profile... but I swear I do and I mostly follow you on Bloglovin' because that's what I use as my blog reader so please don't disqualify me! :)

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  2. I like the turquoise dots clutch and the flower circle clutch. :-)

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  3. I love her shop, but am not exactly sure how to "heart" a shop on bigcartel.

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  4. Love the Golden Birds Clutch!
    (And I'm a follower)

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  5. LOVE! The clutches are probably my favorite, but I don't know which one...they're all adorable!

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  6. I follow your blog and I loooove her totes!

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  7. following Alison on twitter - @thesweetpetunia

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  8. Already follow Alison's blog :)

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  9. I follow Alison on twitter!

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  10. I follow YOU on twitter!

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  11. and I just retweeted you!
    @shelbyisrad

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  12. i'm a follower and i love the Golden Birds Clutch!

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  13. I LOVE the Tiny Leaf Clutch!
    amber.grubb@oc.edu

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  14. I am a follower of her Twitter!

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  15. lovin' the color of the teal flower pin.

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  16. I follow and love the Spring Stripes Headband.

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  17. Of course i follow you! :)

    I love the Celery Dots Clutch at her shop!

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  18. eeeep!! I LOVE love love Alison!!!
    She is just one of the sweetest kindest gal around!!!
    I want to collect all her clutches!! :)
    They are just all so pretty!!! :)
    xoxo

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  19. Follower & Love that retro tote bag :)

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  20. I follow you on GFC and I love her Pleats & Polka Dots zippered pouch! So cute!

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  21. Tweeted the giveaway my friend!
    @SimplySamanthaC

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  22. the flower circle clutch is my FAVORITE!

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  23. i came across your blog a long time ago & read a post about a fourth of july parade (i think) and the pride you have being in a military family. it really hit home with me, as i've dating an united states marine for the past three years who will be deploying to afghanistan in the next few months. anyway, i've been trying to find your blog again for the past month or so & i'm SO glad i ended up here again! i'm officially a follower so i won't ever lose your page, thank goodness :)

    as far as the giveaway goes, i am LOVING that golden birds clutch.

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  24. I follow your blog and the retro tote is my fave :)

    sarah at yesteachercrafts dot com

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  25. I follow her blog

    sarah at yesteachercrafts dot com

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  26. I follow her on twitter (@yes_teacher)

    sarah at yesteachercrafts dot com

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  27. I follow you on twitter (@yes_teacher)

    sarah at yesteachercrafts dot com

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  28. tweeted

    http://twitter.com/#!/yes_teacher/status/42320324972380160

    sarah at yesteachercrafts dot com

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  29. I love everything! I think my favorite is the Paisley Flower Pin, followed closely by the Flower Circle Clutch. So cute! And a great way to add color to my usually black and gray outfits.

    http://www.cupcait.com

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  30. Oh, and I follow muchloveilly on twitter!

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  31. I love the Pleats & Polka Dots zippered pouch!

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  32. my favorite item is the Turquoise Dots Clutch!

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  33. following Alison on twitter!
    @hunnybunny727

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  34. following you on twitter :)
    @hunnybunny727

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  35. I LOVE Alison!!! :) <3 I love the Celery Dots Clutch!!!! :)

    amschotter at gmail dot com

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  36. I follow Alison's blog! :)

    amschotter at gmail dot com

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  37. I follow Alison on twitter. :)

    amschotter at gmail dot com

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  38. I follow you on twitter. :)

    amschotter at gmail dot com

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  39. The Tiny Leaf Clutch is adorable!

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  40. Oh wow. I love the retro tote. SO gosh darn gorgeous!!

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  41. Oh pretty! I love the tiny leaf clutch and the teal flower pin. Gorgeous colour. :)

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  42. I like her headband with the holiday ornaments!

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  43. I've been a follower!
    I'm REALLY liking the Autumn Floral small zippered pouch. Liking it to where a crazy obsession started.

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  44. Following Alison's blog!
    I really like the colors of her twitter account.

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  45. I'm following Much Love, illy twitter account!

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  46. Lovely bright colours. In this cold and depressing weather, it's nice to see!

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  47. I follow you... and my favorite is the turquoise dots clutch. So cute! <3

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  48. The turquoise dots clutch is so cute and screams spring!

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  50. I would use this credit towards the tiny leaf clutch and the light gray flower pin. All of the items in her shop are adorable.

    I also follow your blog via GFC!

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  51. I follow you on Twitter already (@ChicnPink)

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  52. I am now following Alison's blog!

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  53. I just tweeted this: Win a $20 aPearantly Sew shop credit from @alilittle28 over @muchloveilly here: http://tinyurl.com/6b98r3k

    (@ChicnPink)

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  54. I am a follower :) and LOVEEEEE that retro tote! :)

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  55. I follow Alison on twitter :)

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  56. I love the Neutral Stripe Hairpins! :D

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  57. i'm a follower who looooves the autumn floral small zippered pouch!

    -kait
    kait.prettythings(at)gmail(dot)com

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  58. Thanks for this giveaway! I follow your blog! My favorite is the starburst clutch! Hope I win!

    jennywigdahl@gmail.com

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  59. I would love the Tiny Leaf bag because I love the purple flower!

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  60. And of course I follow you on Twitter!

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  61. Following Alison on Twitter.
    @SomerKnits

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  62. I follow you on twitter!

    @SomerKnits

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  63. I just love her Pleats & Polka Dots zippered pouch. And I'm a follower of your blog. :)

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  64. I follow Alison on twitter. (@SingNightingale)

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  65. I follow you on twitter. (@SingNightingale)

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  66. And I tweeted the giveaway. (@SingNightingale)

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