Thank you all for the lovely little comments you left on this post. I am so happy to announce the winner of the necklace is commenter # 27 — Erin O.
Thank you to all who took a moment to jot a comment down. I read them all as they came in and appreciate each one of you very much.
I know I just did a giveaway and you’re probably give-away-ed to the point of exhaustion but I made this necklace to give away! I’m giving it away to say thank you because without your support (big and small — all of it), I would not have been able to fund the first phase of our Airstream renovations this winter. If I would not have been able to fund those massive renovations, I would not be on the cusp of spending a summer with my husband which isn’t something we have been able to share for four years because of the nature and location of his job.
I want you to know you have contributed to the actualization of the transition we are making in a few days — whether you claimed a piece of art jewelry from my shop or a little pack of postcards. Whether you have commented on my blog posts, visited this space daily or simply skimmed through what I have to share from time to time — you have supported me.
If you have followed my stream on Flickr, you have supported me. If you have followed my Twitter presence, you have supported me. If you have worn a piece of my work in public or in private, you have supported me. If you have sent a kind note to my mailbox, you have supported me and shown me such gracious love. Thank you for taking so many moments out of your busy life to email me and connect with me and hoist a flag in the name of generosity, sincerity and kindness. Thank you for these soul connections. Thank you for doing what you are able to do, for giving what you are able to give, and for making me happy when I’m sad, for bolstering my spirits and sharing in my failures and triumphs. Thank you.
When I give things away, here on my blog, I do it because I want to show my appreciation for you. It’s simple, I love your support. It’s heartfelt. Your support feeds my family and continuously pays the bills around here . Your support is amazing, no matter how big or small, and it impacts our lives in real and incredible ways.
I wish I could make 5000 of these necklaces and give one to each of you, but you know I cannot. To enter the drawing for this necklace all you need to do is leave a little comment on this blog post so when I draw a winning name, your name is in the pool. Your comment can simply say hi, or it can say something more! It’s up to you. Know that I cherish anything you choose to share with me and others in this sacred little space.
I’ll leave this giveaway open until we are settled in our new home in Winthrop and I am ready to blog again.
Until then, have a couple of beautiful weeks where you are. My heart brims with gratitude: I hold you in it always.