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Saturday, November 7, 2009

Giveaway from HOUSEOFJAM!

The wonderful Julie (HouseofJAM on Etsy) contacted me a while ago offering 2 giveaway items for my readers as a thank you (quite a few of my readers have ordered from her after I posted my hauls!)!

So today the Giveaway will finally start and will be open for a week for you to enter!

As many might know HouseofJAM is one of my absolute favorite Etsy stores as she offers such beautiful highest quality handmade products (iphone pouches, pouches, key covers and other items). There are quite a few items from HouseofJAM I am carrying around with me and use daily!

There will be 2 winners for these gorgeous items!

Winner #1 will receive:

Beautifully handmade purse organizer/cosmetic pouch that's perfect to put your little things in one place

- Medium-sized purse organizer;

- Both the exterior and interior fabrics are from Japan;

- Exterior fabrics: Hawaiian leaf prints on light linen color background (cotton/linen blend) and light linen color fabric (cotton/linen blend);

- Lining fabrics: Damask on pale green background (100% cotton);

- 4 external pockets for extra storage;

- Reinforced with a layer of fusible interfacing

- Handmade label accents;

- Top quality heavy duty zipper;

- Measures 8.1 x 5.7 inches (20.5 x 14.5 cm)

Please note that I make every effort to take accurate photos of my items, but please keep in mind colors will vary monitor to monitor.

Care instructions:
Hand wash with mild detergents, no bleach, air dry, press with an iron on a low heat setting, do not iron on the zipper.

Winner #2 will receive:

Beautifully handmade card case with plastic removable inserts that can hold up to 20 cards. Great way to organize your bank card, credit card, membership card, etc.

- All fabrics are from Japan

- Exterior fabrics: Small pink roses on whitish linen background (cotton/linen blend), matching large white pokka dots on light blue background (cotton/linen blend) and natural light linen color fabric (cotton/linen blend);

- Interior lining - coordinating fabric as in the picture (100% cotton);

- A layer of fusible interface is used in between the outer fabric and lining for added structure of the card case;

- Beautiful coconut wood button with pattern carving and brown elastic string.

- Japanese lace trim;

- Cute label on the back (note the label may be different from the picture)

- Completely finished interior, no raw edges, no ugly trims.

- Measures approximately 4.5 x 3.27 inches (11.5 cm x 8.3cm) when folded.

Please note that the fabric placement may be slightly different from the picture. Please also note that I make every effort to take accurate photos of my items, but please keep in mind colors will vary monitor to monitor.

Care instructions:
Hand wash with mild detergents, no bleach, air dry, press with an iron on a low heat setting, do not iron on the button and the elastic cord, remove the plastic inserts before washing.

-Only followers of my blog can enter so please make sure to follow me! Please make sure I can identify you by your nickname or name!

-Please leave a comment stating which item(s) from HouseofJAM (click HERE) you like most (also included the SOLD ONES).

-Winners will be randomly chosen by

-Contest is open to worldwide and will close on Sunday, November 15th at 1 PM my time (GMT +1). Winners should please contact me within 48 hours of close of contest.

-Julie will ship the items to the winners directly!

Good Luck!


superwoolu said...

yayyy giveaway! There were actually some items from House of Jam that i wanted but were sold a week later! :( Irconically I still have them bookmarked hahah.... one of them was this small coin purse that was just soooo adorable. Link:

good luck to the rest of the entries!

Denysia said...

I'm a follower!

I love Small Makeup Pouch, Garden of Roses, OOAK. It's super cute!

Thank you for hosting this giveaway! :)

Jess said...

Woots! I'd love to be winner no. 1. Like this:

cleung341 said...

Since I am a full time student, I really like the small pencil case in red skaura. It would keep all my items clean & neat.

Unknown said...

already a follower. Thanks for the giveaway.
I like the Kawaii Apple Small Coin Purse, OOAK most! the key pouches are cool too!

vanilla said...

yay !hehe
i love this one
im also addicted to etsy !shoot !lol

Limo said...

I love the iPhone Sleeve iPhone Case, Peacock and Butterfly.


findingNEVERLAND said...

omgosh! such cute stuff! I really really loved
it's just so cute and homey feeling...and paris <3 ahh! so romantic keke. thakns for this giveaway! :)

DinaXYYan said...

i love this Small Coin Purse, Desert Series! it looks so cute!

mandy said...

She uses such pretty fabric!
I love the styles of her small pencil cases and the camera cases. The ones that stand out the most IMO are the:
1) Small Coin Purse - Dessert Series OOAK
2) Camera Case Small Gadget Case - Cute Piglets
3) Camera Case iPhone Gadget Case with Pocket - Bus to School
4) Only One - Medium Pencil Case/Makeup Pouch, Japanese Fabrics, Fishbone Series
5) Only One - Small Pencil Case/Makeup Pouch, Little Red Riding Hood, Japanese Fabrics, Fishbone Series

And I really like the fabrics for the Sakura Cherry Blossom, Cute Doodle Lions, & Hawaiian Elegance.

Wow, I like a lot of her items. Too mad I can't buy any of them :\
Thank you for the giveaway! :]

Unknown said...

I'm a follower :)
I love the Small Makeup Pouch Garden of Roses, OOAK the best! It's so adorable with the lace and the rose pattern..
Thanks for the giveaway~

evie said...

thanks for having this giveaway! this!

Shop N' Chomp said...

I am with Dina: the Small Coin Purse, Desert Series, OOAK!

~Lisa said...

I'm a follower!

I love the Small Coin Purse, Desert Series!

amynaree said...

what a cute giveaway!

i'm a follower and my favorite piece from House Of Jam is the Medium Cosmetic Pouch, Flower Love!

Annie Dong said...

The Medium Cosmetic Couch in the flower design. For my to-go cosmetics, I'm currently using a mini-zip pouch (3" x 3"), free-bee from the a community center haha~ It's SO NOT cute.

Angela said...

my favorite is the Cute iPhone Sleeve iPhone Case, Wonderful Forest

C. said...

But in compliance to this giveaway, I'll have to say my favourite piece would be "Small Coin Purse, Desert Series, OOAK" ~ Have you ever seen anything as deliciously adorable as that ;D?

Goodluck everyone! And thank you for this opportunity(:!

Chomfifi said...

im definitely a follower! :)

OMG i hope im winner #2, haha

my fav would be the "Card Case Card Organizer, Garden of Roses, OOAK" i have tons of card and i think its cute!

izumi said...

this is cuuteeeee :)

Ida said...

my favorite out of all the items are the small ice cream coin purses, found here:

they look adorable :)

va said...

I like the small coin purse in the dessert series -

I also like the small make-up pouch in garden of roses -

Thank you !!


Anonymous said...

the fabrics are so cute^^
my favorite item is the
Small Coin Purse, Desert Series

thank you for hosting this giveaway^^

yda said...

I really like this credit card organizer its sooo cute!!

thanks so much for this giveaway!!


Samantha said...

hihi.. *praying hard to be winner #2* haha. love the iphone sleeves especially the Cute iPhone Sleeve iPhone Case w Button Closure, Hedgehog and Mushroom. thks!

Tammy said...

Helloo!! I loved the Garden of Roses small makeup pouch! The size is just right and the design is super cute!

Thank you for hosting this contest! =)

purpleflower said...

I love the Garden of Roses makeup pouch! Perfect size and love the pattern!
Great stuff!

Amy said...

Thank you and Julie for doing this giveaway! =) I like the Small Makeup Pouch and Small Coin Purse (Dessert Series, OOAK) from Julie.

I'm a follower!

MadeInCanarias said...

I like Camera Case Small Gadget Caset, Blue Pokka Dots and Roses.

I'm a follower too.

Mischievous Mack said...

:D! Both items are so cute! My favorite house of jam items are teh cute cupcake coin purses! They are cupcakes! Enough said!

Lilly said...

I love the iPhone Sleeve iPhone Case, Blue Pokka Dots and Roses. It is so pretty ^^
Thanks for the chance.

Zaag said...

this seller has reallly cute items!! i'd have to say my fave sold item is, 1)the iphone sleeve iphone case, Sakura Cherry Blossoms and 2) the card case card organizer, holds 20 cards Rainy Day and Sunny Day, OOAK

birkinbagbeauty said...

Cool giveaway Kathi. I am going to join as well.

I really like her Sue Bonnet (?) camera case at this moment, because the character reminded me of the drawings I coloured in as a child. It is this one:

Social Butterfly said...

I like

anddd this

and this

haha, i can keep going on like this..they are so nice...

Thank youu and good luck for everyone who is participating to this giveaway!

Wynda said...

Oops, i love most of the items from her store, its hard to pick one, i'll go for the cosmetic pouch with the cute bunny on, just so sweet >_<
Thanks for the giveaways^^

loraborealis♡ said...

I think this camera case is uber cute!: I hope these come back in stock soon!

Thanks for this giveaway!!

Unknown said...

thanks for the giveaway

love the Camera Case Small Gadget Caset, Blue Pokka Dots and Roses, because i never seen a camera bag with rose pattern.. only if you make DSLR pattern bag..


Ti_Amo said...

I'm a follower! I love this one:

Small Cosmetic Box Pouch, Green and Blue Plaid, OOAK


I think its gorgeous! :)

al2ice said...

I really like the custom made orders Julie makes! One of my favorite custom order was one that you ordered! =D The Nintendo DS case to include the pencil case. Everything just flows so well together. I love the fabric appliques, hand stitching,all excellent quality.

Bijin Blair said...

Hi Kathi!

Thank you so much for hosting this giveaway! Julie is such a generous seller =D

1) I'm a follower

2a) Small Coin Purse, Kawaii Apple

b) Medium Cosmetic Pouch, Flower Love

moohoot said...


I think the brown cosmetic pouch is fab. The muted ascending shades of brown gives it style and understate elegance. I'd carry it anywhere!

throuthehaze said...

I am a follower

I like the Card Case Card Organizer, Hold 20 Cards, Rainy Day and Sunny Day

throuthehaze at gmail dot com

J said...

Love this! girly and cute.

follower nick: hateedu

reggi said...

yay another giveaway!

i really like the Small Coin Purse, Desert Series, OOAK... love the little cupcake shaped purses! way too cute!

Anonymous said...

wowowo Love Giveaway......
I adore the small coin purse in the dessert series -

Dun forget the small make-up pouch in garden of roses, They are just so lovable -

Have a lovely day~
fattybooboo/ Liz

Catherine said...

How wonderful!

I love the Rainy Day card case ( but I absolutely adore the small desserts series coin pouches too! I can't choose!

ncwl said...

Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous! Isn't it great to be a girl?

I heart the Cute iPhone Sleeve iPhone Case, Wonderful Forest!

mkt350 said...

My favorite item is Small Coin Purse, Desert Series, OOAK. it is soooo cute!!!!! and I also am in need of a coin purse, so i might actually get it.

Karen said...

Thanks for having a giveaway. I love the Medium Purse Organizer Storage Pouch with 4 pockets, Hawaiian Elegance it is so cute!

Unknown said...

I have bought from HouseofJAM before and her sewing and creative ideas are really admirable!

Love this (and many others):

Hope I am winner #2 :)

wyf said...

I love the Small Coin Purse, Desert Series. They are simply adorable.

PiggyEve said...

Wow,I love house of jam products which offer in different range of design. I like the most is 'iPhone Sleeve iPhone Case, Hawaiian Elegance'. This case looks so elegance and simple. I love it!!


chloe said...

The second prize would be perfect to keep my train pass in, there is no way i would lose it with such a beautiful case to keep it in!

good to see such great finishing as well, its all in the details :)

author said...

yay! i'm a follower!~

i absolutely love the Small Makeup Pouch, Garden of Roses, OOAK!~

it's so chic and sweet ^^

Anonymous said...

HI this is your follower "FISH" and I'm one of the few that saw ur post and started to order from Julie as well! I love her key pouches (which i bought a few) and her high quality pouches (for cosmetics and coins!!

Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

Anonymous said...

hi i'm Mara, a follower. =]
my favorite items from houseofjam is the "Medium Cosmetic Case, Sweet Lilac, OOAK" because it's convenient and looks like it's a good size to be used as a travel makeup case.

Unknown said...

Hello Kathi! You introduced me to Ethsy!:-)I simply adore Small Makeup Pouch, Brown Gingham in OAK. It's adorable!

Thank you Kathi and houseofjam!:-)
Goog luck to all!

Autumn Masquerade said...

Thanks for offering the giveaway!

My favorite item from HOJ has to be the cute cupcake coin purses, but it was a close call!

Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for hosting a giveaway! :) I'd so love to be winner no. 2~

I absolutely adore the Card Case Organizer, Garden of Roses (pink). It's too sweet to resist!
I hope she makes a wallet version of this. I'm in need of a new one. ;)

melody said...

I love the Iphone sleeves from House Of Jam. Thank you so much for the giveaway (:
I really appreciate it !

Anna said...

You always have the greatest giveaways!! The House of Jam items I like the most are the dessert coin purses (though the apple one is just as cute!) and the keyrings, which you have a couple of if I'm not mistaken! Anna (from Italy) xx

Anjeile said...

Thanks for introducing HouseofJam to us and hosting this giveaway! :) I would love to be winner no. 2~

I simply adore the Card Case Card Organizer, Garden of Roses (pink), OOAK. It's so sweet and absolutely lovely!


I hope she'll make a wallet version of this soon~ :3

watercoloursky said...

I'm a follower :) Its hard to choose from so many cute items but the one that stood out to me was the custom made DS pouch:

sizbelle said...

i'm ur follower yae!

i'm liking
iPhone Sleeve iPhone Case with Pocket, Blue Pokka Dots and Lace as its so cute and detail even pocket for the earphone & Camera Case Small Gadget Case, Cute Piglets which looks cute too!

rits said...

I like-
key cover that looks like a house:

the bon voyage passport cover:

and the retro shop cellphone covers like this one:

. said...

I really like the iPhone cases, pretty much all of them! Especially the Sakura Cherry Blossom one! Her fabrics are really to DIE for!

Unknown said...

I know its weird but I kinda like collecting pencil/ makeup pouches. They have multiple uses and can hold almost everything! so I will pick this one

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