Thursday, May 3, 2012

2012 Spring Sponsors and One More Give-Away!

**Yes, the goodie bag give-away is still going on!  Scroll to the bottom of the post and leave a comment to enter!**

As usual, we have the most generous sponsors around! One of our favorite parts of the Bliss Handmade Boutiques is giving away fab prizes, and we couldn't do that without the donations of amazing local and online businesses and retailers.  Let's meet this year's sponsors and find out just what you can win on Saturday!

Sponsor:  31 Bits (representative Elsa Klump)
Prize:  Timber Necklace

We are so excited to have 31 Bits joining us this Saturday.  We love their gorgeous handmade jewelry, as well as their mission to strengthen and empower women in Africa.

Sponsor:  Love Sexton
Prize:  Neon Faux Leather Feather Earrings

Love Sexton has super-hot accessories, including blinged-out collar necklaces and these neon feather earrings fit for a rockstar!

Sponsor:  Simple Additions
Prize:  Hot Pad Set

Simple Additions' beautiful, handmade home goods are made with cute designer fabrics, and add a pop of color and whimsy to any room in your home.

Sponsor:  Emerald Valley Dental
Prize:  Sonicare Toothbrush

Emerald Valley Dental is located on a lovely forested creek just a short drive south of Eugene in Creswell.  They offer a complete line of dental services, from cleanings and fillings to clear braces and dental implants.  And they now offer sedation dentistry, so you can blissfully sleep through your next appointment!

Sponsor:  Kristina Closs
Prize:  limited edition 9x12" watercolor print, "Delicates"

Kristina is an amazing artist in Pennsylvania who works in oils and watercolors.  Her gorgeous paintings and prints capture a wide variety of subjects in stunning colors and textures.

Sponsor:  Pampered Chef (representative Kathy Anderson)
Prize:  Quick-Stir Pitcher

Pampered Chef has literally everything you need for your kitchen.  Bakeware, utensils, accessories for entertaining, and more!

Sponsor:  Piece by Piece Fabrics
Prize: $25 gift certificate

Piece by Piece is the Bliss Handmade Team's favorite fabric store in town!  They have a huge selection of fabric in the latest prints from the most popular contemporary designers.

Sponsor:  jenni b jeweled
Prize:  Soldered Pendant Necklace and Glass Cluster Earrings

Jenni handmakes beautiful, unique, fun accessories that are perfect for every day!

We also have really cute (if I do say so myself) goodie bags to give away throughout the day.  Here's what's in 'em:

Sponsor:  Mary Kay (representative Cindy Naylor)
Prize:  Mini Timewise Complexion Set, Mini Hand Cream, and lots and lots of Mini Make-up--mascara, lip gloss, eye shadow, and more!  A goodie bag within a goodie bag!

Mary Kay has been offering women luxurious skincare products and cosmetics at affordable prices for nearly 50 years!

Sponsor:  max & ellie
Prize:  Tiny Blossom Earrings

Sisters Melissa and Emily of max & ellie make cute, colorful accessories for moms and tots, but these tiny blossoms are just for you!

Sponsor:  Simple Additions
Prize:  Hair Flower

Simple Additions' hair flowers are super popular, and you might get one just for stopping by!

Sponsor:  Bird of a Feather Jewelry
Prize:  Pink Braided Bracelet with Heart Charm

Birds of a Feather Jewelry is fun, stylish, and best of all, totally affordable!  Take this opportunity to stock up on earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and more!

Sponsor:  Euphoria Chocolate Company
Prize:  Milk Chocolate Bar with Caramel Filling or Dark Chocolate Bar with Raspberry Filling

Locally made, universally loved.  Euphoria Chocolates are the best in town!


So, how do you win one of these fabulous prizes??  Swing by the Bliss Handmade 2012 Spring Boutique this Saturday, May 5th, between 10am and 6pm and fill out a door prize ticket.  We'll be giving away prizes and goodie bags every half hour all day long!


Lastly, we've reserved one goodie bag to give away to one lucky winner anywhere in the US!  To enter to win, leave a comment on this post!  We'll randomly choose a winner next week and ship your goodie bag to you.  Best of luck!!


  1. I'm in need of some retail therapy, so I will be doing everything I can to make it on Saturday. I really want to check out jewelry from 31 Bits for my wedding day. I love their stuff!

  2. I'm organizing a similar market here in Boise, so I'm all about supporting handmade! LOVE the neon feather earring btw (hi kristan!)

  3. Hi Andi:) We will have to chat sometime about ideas!! -Kristan

  4. What cute things!!! I wish I lived closer to stop by!!!

  5. So many cute things! Can't wait to come and see everything. Heather

  6. Would LOVE to win the goodie bag!! :) Looking forward to the boutique!

  7. What a great surprise! Thanks for the extra chance to win a fabulous goodie bag!

  8. I am so excited for bliss this time. I can't wait to see all the great items everyone has in store and to share all the goodies I have as well.

  9. YAY! It would be so fun to win this. :)

  10. Great stuff! Can't wait for the sale!
    Julie Beswick

  11. Wish I could come shop the sale! How fun!

  12. Wish I could be there in person! Love it all!
    ps: someday kristan, I'll come! Just not 8.5 months pregnant! :) have fun!

  13. Such cute prizes, I love them all :)

  14. SOUNDS FANTASTIC!!!! D Prewett

  15. Would love to win the goodie bag! All of these prizes are fantastic!

  16. I would love to win one of these goodie bags
    Jamie S.

  17. What an extraordinary task- getting so much talent in one place!

  18. Very cool giveaway! I especially love the hot pads and jewelry!

  19. Wish I could be there in person, but I've sent 25 North Carolina gnome representatives in my place. Have fun!

  20. If I cannot enter because I am a vendor and I am local sorry, you can take me out of the running... but... I WANT ONE!!!! EVERYTHING is sooo cute. Can't wait for saturday.

  21. I am so excited about all the great sponsors and the fabulous items in the goodie bags this time around. Can't wait!

  22. Love it!
    Kristy Tolman

  23. Thank you for such a great giveaway op...!

  24. I am looking forward to this weekend.

  25. I wish I was in the area, but I am down here in the middle of California, sounds like will be very fun. My kind of weekend, shopping for handmade goodies and one of akind. have fun and sell alot.

  26. Thanks for the heads up Kristan. I never win, but just maybe I'll be lucky his time. So fun Thanks!

  27. I would love to win the prizes!

  28. I would love to have one of these! The goodies are great!
    Karen B

  29. Looking forward to tomorrow...would love to win a goodies bag!