Friday, August 5, 2011

Time for a girly giveaway!

With the mood that she's been in today, I'm quite tempted to give away this girly. But I'm not, because I'm pretty sure that it's illegal, and I'd miss her around bedtime.

When she's not being a tee total pain in my backside, she's my little cupcake - which is why I'm always on the lookout for adorable cupcakey things. They were super easy to come by when she was a baby - cupcakes were on absolutely everything then, and I'd keep snapping them up only to have her outgrow them three minutes later. So lately, I've been looking for cupcakey things that might last a little longer, like the cupcake Scentsy warmer I posted about a few weeks ago. (It still hasn't found its way into her room, but she's keeping a close eye on it.)

Recently, I was browsing Etsy for cupcakey items and stumbled across the cutest wool felt cupcake headband. Of course, Milly needed one immediately.

Aside from the utter adorableness of the cupcake itself, I love the soft, stretchy pink headband. Milly usually won't wear an around-the-head headband for very long because she says they "squeeze too tight", but this one she said was "really comfy" and she'll leave it in all day. That, of course, earns it mucho mucho brownie points in my book, because what's the point of a headband that your kid won't wear? Good photo props, sure, but sometimes you just want them to look cute for longer than five minutes. Being so stretchy, it'll last Milly for a good long time. It'll even fit her sister's gigantic noggin - although, of course, that is strictly forbidden.

(I edited this next picture just for my Pink Saturday friends, to show off the delicious pinkness!!)

Of course, another thing this headband has going for it was that I found it on Etsy - I would much rather support a person than a corporation. And there are so many wonderful people to meet on Etsy besides! Let me introduce you to one of them...

Milly's cupcake headband came from Glitter Bug Gallery, which also has lots and lots of other wool felt headbands and clippies to choose from. ALL of them are stinking adorable - I love these flowers and this caterpillar and this adorable little crab with a cute little bow on her head, which doesn't really match a thing that my girls own but I'm going to have to find something that'll go with it.

Glitter Bug Gallery is owned by Christine, who is a fellow stay-at-home mom to three quirky kids (her description, not mine!), aged 13, 9 and 7. She comes from a family of crafty women, and has always been crafty herself. In the past, she's made ornaments and magnets, and says that "so far, it has been great for Christmas money or a little extra here and there." But with her oldest child inching ever closer to college age, it's time for her to start thinking of saving for that - and so her Etsy shop was born. And it's an Etsy shop that I would love to see take off - everything is adorable and wonderfully made, and it just deserves to be seen.

Christine has generously set up a coupon code to Glitter Bug Gallery just for YOU, because you're so awesome for stopping by and reading. :) From now through September 15, enter the code junecleaver and receive 10% off the merchandise total of your purchase. Her prices are already great, which makes this an even better deal!

She also donated two of her beautiful cupcake headbands to JCWBS - one to be used and reviewed, and one to give away to one lucky reader!

Prize: To be completely honest, I liked the one with the dark pink headband better, but I was overruled by my children. So YOU can win it instead!

To enter: Go visit Glitter Bug Gallery at Etsy, then leave me a comment to tell me which of her designs is your very favorite. And good luck with that, because it's going to be hard to choose! As always, please be sure to leave your email address with your comment so I can contact you if you win.

That's the mandatory entry, but here are a bunch of ways to earn extra entries as well. Each one is worth one additional entry unless otherwise noted; please leave one comment per entry, and don't forget your email address!

Additional entries:
  • "Like" Glitter Bug Gallery on Facebook and leave her a note to let her know I sent you.
  • Use that coupon code to snag some cuteness of your own - tell us what you bought in your comment! (+5)
  • Suggest a new design for Glitter Bug Gallery that you'd like for the special little girl in your life and count it as one entry!
  • Follow June Cleaver Would Be Shocked via GFC.
  • "Like" June Cleaver Would Be Shocked on Facebook.
  • Follow me on Twitter.
  • Snag my button (top right of this page) and add it to your blog. Leave a link in your comment!
  • Blog about this giveway and leave me a link! (+2)
  • Tweet about this giveaway - may be done once per day, for one entry each day.
  • Subscribe to this blog via email - just look near the top right for that too. :)
Contest ends: 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, August 14. Winner will be chosen by random number generator and emailed immediately. Please contact me within 48 hours to claim the prize, or a new winner will be chosen.

Good luck, everyone!

P.S. - My friend's beautiful daughter Penelope passed away at only 33 days old due to complications of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Vivint is having a contest through August 27; the charity that receives the most votes will receive $250,000 for research. CHERUBS needs funding for CDH research. Will you please go vote? It takes three clicks of your mouse and less than thirty seconds of your time to help these sweet babies. You can vote once every day. You can also read about Penelope on the CHERUBS website, here, and join the "voting in memory of Penelope" Facebook group (if you'd like to leave a note for her mom) here. But most of all, just vote-vote-vote. Her mom never got to bring her home, but she did love to put pretty things in Penelope's hair...so voting in her memory really is relevant to this giveaway!

99 comments:

  1. HPS!

    These are adorable and so are the tiny models!


    Gabriela

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  2. I love the triple flower powder blue headband! So pretty! (maddie@gmail.com)

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  3. I liked you on fb! (maddieq@gmail.com)

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  4. What darling headbands. The kid-lings are precious.
    Have a great PS weekend ~
    TTFN ~
    Marydon

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  5. Happy Pink Saturday Sweetie...
    Love the headbands, but your little cupcake model, well she takes the CAKE. How sweet is that.

    Have a beautiful weekend. Country hugs from Phoenix, Sherry

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  6. Happy Pink Saturday! I'm going to share this with my best friend who has a little "cupcake" of her own. Super sweet!

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  7. anything with cupcakes is adorable! Hope you have a fun pink weekend!

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  8. Love the baby pink triple flower headband - love Etsy too! Such amazing artisans. Your blog was fun to stop by at and Milly is a doll! I can see why you would miss her. =0)
    Happy Pink Saturday!

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  9. I love Etsy, too. I will be checking out Glitter Bug. Granddaughter would look cute in one of those cupcake headbands. Sometimes the wee ones can be trying, but mostly they are amazing to have around. Milly is a cutie!

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  10. Love the Watermelon and Strawberry clips! Guess I'm a produce girl.

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  11. Cute cupcakes! She is adorable. I will visit CHERUBS too!

    love, kelee @ www.designgivesback.com

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  12. I love the pink crab head band, and the rainbow caterpillar hair clip! I might buy some of these for me!!
    penguinspalette @ gmail.com

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  13. I like Glitter Bug Gallery on facebook, and told her you sent me! :)

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  14. I have liked your blog on facebook!

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  15. I have subscribed via email to your blog (before the giveaway even!)

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  16. I follow you on twitter also, as Penguins Palette

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  17. My favorite item is the pumpkin hair clip - so cute!

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  18. I am now following this blog via GFC!

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  19. My favorite design is the Baby pink triple flower wool felt headband.
    Dana Beeman: danabeeman(at)gmail(dot)com

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  20. Liked Glitter Bug Gallery on FB & posted that you sent me; http://www.facebook.com/pages/Glitter-Bug-Gallery/175347869201563?sk=wall&filter=1#!/danabeeman/posts/176337822435901
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  21. Following publicly via GFC.
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  22. Liked June Cleaver Would Be Shocked on FB.
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  23. @hazelfinn follows @juneshocked on Twitter.
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  24. Tweeted Giveaway; http://twitter.com/#!/hazelfinn/status/99970697832570880
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  25. Subscribed via email.
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  26. i love the rainbow catterpillar headband!
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  27. I follow your blog!
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  28. I think a horse design would be very cute!
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  29. baby pink triple flower---darling

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  30. I like the baby pink hydrangea flower headband
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  31. I like you on facebook under Jl Johnson
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  32. I follow you on twitter @I_heart_Pokey
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  33. A suggestion for another clip would be an owl
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  34. I like glitter bug on facebook and said you sent me
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  35. i love etsy too, this glitter bug gallery is an adorable shop. i love the red strawberry wool felt headband most, but this cupcake one steals my heart as well!
    pickmeaflower.hm at gmail dot com
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  36. i have a five year old niece, and i think a ladybug would be a cute new design!
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  37. i liked "June Cleaver Would Be Shocked" on facebook under Hailey Morgan :)
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  38. following you in twitter ^.^ under Havoc Hailey
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  39. I love the rainbow caterpillar clip!

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  40. The Ice cream cone wool felt headband is my favorite.

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  41. I follow via GFC as Mandi Eschenbach

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  42. I follow on Twitter as @stblessings

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  43. I love the Preppy red crab wool felt hair clip
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  44. I "Like" June Cleaver Would Be Shocked on Facebook.- Michelle Frame
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  45. I follow you on twitter- @sframe00
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  46. LOVE the Hot pink flower headband!

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  47. I love the rainbow caterpillar clip!

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  48. I love the pink crab headband!

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  49. I love the baby pink triple flower headband.

    katja9_10 at hotmail dot com

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  50. I love the Baby Pink Triple Wool Headband!
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  51. I liked Glitter Bug Gallery on Facebook(Tami Vollenweider) & said You sent Me!

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  52. Email Subscriber
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  53. Facebook Fan of Yours(Tami Vollenweider)
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  54. I follow You on Twitter (@tamivol)
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  55. I suggested to her to make a Magnolia Flower Headband!
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  56. It was hard to choose, but I love the Baby Pink Hydrangea flower wool felt headband

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  57. Super cute!!! I love the owl wool felt hair clip!

    edendaphne at gmail dot com

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  58. I Liked her facebook page and left a comment (as Eden Ellis)

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  59. For a new design, I'd like to see different colored owl clips! I'd snatch them all up real quick!

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  60. I like the Hot Pink Flower Headband.

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  61. adorable! I love the strawberry headband!! TO cute!
    kacee
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  62. I think it would be really cute to do a bumble bee, or an apple for back to school!
    kacee
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  63. Im following along on twitter, my name is kaceeMcvic!
    kacee
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  64. Tweeted!!!

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  65. My favorite design is the pink flower initial headband.
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  66. I like the light pnk wool flower headband

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  67. I love the owl felt hair clip.

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  68. I like the Baby pink triple flower wool felt headband

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  69. The cupcake is actually my favorite as well but they are all so cute. brandimthompson (a) gmail.com

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  70. I would love to see Glitter Bug do a cute little girly skull. I saw the pumpkin but I LOVE Halloween and a skull with a little bow would be great.
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  71. so many cute items in her shop! I love the preppy crab clip the best!


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  72. glitter bug Facebook follower- Melissa Robinson-Arezzi



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  73. I would love to see more ocean themed items like maybe seahorse or starfish. Also I think more halloween items like ghosts would be cute



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  74. I am a GFC follower- Mommywantstoread





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  75. Facebook follower- Melissa Robinson-Arezzi



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  76. Twitter follower @giveawaymommy



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  77. I am an email subscriber



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  78. that WAS difficult to choose just one thing. I really like the pink flower hair clip.

    fastkat at gmail dot com

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  79. I like the light pink wool felt flower headband. It's very girly.
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  80. I'd buy a chihuahua design!
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  81. I subscribe via email.
    kirbycolby at gmail dot com

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  82. I follow with GFC. Thank you!
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  83. My fav is icecream cone felt hr clip! tracietrump@yahoo.com

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  84. Like Glitter Bug Gallery on Fb and posted that you sent me! tracietrump@yahoo.com

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  85. Like you on FB! tracietrump@yahoo.com

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  86. Follow you via twitter@tmt121172 tracietrump@yahoo.com

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  87. Email subscriber! tracietrump@yahoo.com

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  88. I also like the
    daisy wool felt headband

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  89. Liked Glitter Bug Gallery on Facebook and left a comment

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  90. I love the Hot pink flower headband

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  91. I follow you with google friend connect

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  92. I'm following you on Twitter @buttonlove

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  93. I like you on Facebook (Amber Larkin)

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  94. you are right it is hard to choose. I like the light pink hydrangea one best (i think)
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