Friday, November 30, 2012

BlogPOP! Julia E. Dean Woodland Bowl and Mug Giveaway - Ends 12/15 -



Thanks to Julia E. Dean for providing me with a free mug to review.

I don't know how many of you know this about me, but I actually did some pottery work myself, a few years back. I know just how fun it can be, and how calming, as well. I also know just how much work and love is put into every single piece you make.
I've made about 10 pieces of my own, and I cherish every single one - Julia E. Dean, makes hundreds, and I can only imagine the time and effort she puts into each piece, and then how hard it is to let them all go.

Thankfully, Julia loves sharing her work with everyone! That's why she has a really nice selection of her pieces on her Etsy shop.

Julia let me pick a piece to review, and even offered some suggestions, based on her best selling pieces.  Based on her suggestion, I ended up going with a really beautiful mug, called the Rustic Woodland Mug:
As you can see - The mug is just break taking. It's perfectly sculpted, and glazed. My favorite part about it though, is definitely the lower half. Julia takes leaves, and imprints them right onto the mugs, giving them "rustic," natural look.
 
This also ensures that every mug is unique in it's own way. You'll never find 2 of the same leaves - So never expect to find 2 of the same Woodland mugs :).

Another thing I really appreciate is the unique shape of the mug. See, my mom actually has a HUGE mug collection. She has all different colors, shapes, and sizes, but she didn't have anything quite like the Woodland mug.

And actually, my moms birthday was coming up soon, so I gave her the mug as an early gift. She loves it, and she loves even more that it's microwave safe!

The inside of the mug is also really beautiful - Julia E. Dean's pieces are beautiful inside, and out :)
Overall, we definitely loved our mug, and I would highly recommend checking out Julia E. Dean, for yourself!

The Giveaway!
1 Lucky winner will receive a Woodland Mug AND a Woodland Bowl! ( A $42 value!)
 Entering to win this amazing prize is really easy, with the Rafflecopter form, directly below: a Rafflecopter giveaway  

   Disclosure: Review product was provided to me free of charge. All opinions expressed within this post are my own, and were not influenced in any way. Must be 18 years or older to enter. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. This giveaway starts on November 30th, 2012, and will end on December 15th, 2012. Winner will be drawn via Random.org via Rafflecopter, and announced on top of the Rafflecopter form, as well as on the top "Winners" page. The winner will be emailed and will have 48 hours to respond to my email before a new winner will have to be drawn. If you're tweeting for entries, you must have an "unlocked" account. The number of entries received determines the odds of winning. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. 


36 comments:

  1. http://www.etsy.com/listing/87052431/robins-egg-blue-teal-turquoise-ceramic

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  2. My Dad would love this mug. He is tough to shop for during the holidays, but this might just be the perfect gift for him.

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  3. I adore the Personalized Woodland Rustic Blue Ceramic Coffee Mug-Hand Stamped Vintage Typeset Letters

    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  4. Personalized Woodland Rustic Blue Ceramic Coffee Mug-Hand Stamped Vintage Typeset Letters is fantastic, every piece is wonderful!!

    Joanna-Gloria, yna_ven@yahoo.gr

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  5. I love the Rustic Ceramic Crock-Woodland Pottery-Leaf Print Pottery. The Robins egg blue pieces are so pretty!
    Mary Beth Elderton
    bethelderton59 at gmail dot com

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  6. I love the Robins Egg Blue-Turquoise-Teal-Sugar Jar! Stunning!
    Sml Footprints

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  7. the robins egg blue ceramic mug is beautiful!!

    kmichellec87(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  8. Robins Egg Blue-Teal-Turquoise-Ceramic Mug

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  9. Love the Rustic Woodland Soup Bowls

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  10. I like the Robins Egg Blue Soup Bowl-Cereal Bowl.

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  11. I really like the Rustic Woodland Blue Soup bowl-Cereal bowl.
    Thanks, Karen
    lemontart5kb at gmail dot com

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  12. I collect mugs and just love the Modern Robins Egg Blue Ceramic Scrollwork Coffee Mug

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  13. I like the Modern Robins Egg Blue Ceramic Scrollwork Coffee Mug.

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  14. http://www.etsy.com/listing/87052431/robins-egg-blue-teal-turquoise-ceramic

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  15. I love : http://www.etsy.com/listing/95128636/rustic-woodland-blue-ceramic-creamer

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  16. I like the Robins Egg Blue-Teal-Turquoise-Ceramic Mug

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  17. the Rustic Woodland Blue Ceramic Creamer is really nice

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  18. Rustic Woodland Blue Ceramic Creamer

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  19. Nautical Coffee Mug-Shell-Altered Mug

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  20. I liked this: http://www.etsy.com/listing/87009249/rustic-woodland-blue-soup-bowl-cereal

    So cute!!
    fanouria20(at)hotmail.com

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  21. I like this mug: http://www.etsy.com/listing/87052431/robins-egg-blue-teal-turquoise-ceramic

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  22. I love the Rustic Woodland Blue Ceramic Coffee Mug

    kjmillionie@gmail.com

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  23. I love the nautical coffee mug.

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  24. My favorite is the Rustic Woodland Blue Soup bowl-Cereal bowl

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  25. I adore the Personalized Ceramic Mommy Flower Vase and the Tiny Robins Egg Nest-Miniature :)

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  26. What beautiful and unique pieces!! I would live to own one of those mugs!! Will be heading off to her etsy store real soon!!

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  27. Rustic Woodland Blue Ceramic Coffee Mug

    These prices are excellent!

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  28. that is so pretty and so rustic looking!

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  29. I like the Robins Egg Blue-Teal-Turquoise-Ceramic Mug.

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  30. I love the Rustic Woodland-Blue Ceramic Sugar. Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

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  31. I like the Hand Stamped Shot Glass!

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  32. I love the Robins Egg Turquoise Ceramic Mug *_*

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