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Friday, April 16

PLUSH SPARROW GIVEAWAY

Plush Sparrow Prizes Worth: $25.50 each(USD)
Giveaway will have 3 Winners!







This time I thought I would do a different type of giveaway. For the months of April & May there will be 3 winners If you have felt discouraged not winning my previous giveaways, you will now have a better odds. Good luck!!

These Plush Sparrows are made from reclaimed fleece blankets, jackets, and sweaters. They range in size from 6" to 7" tall and is 10" to 11 1/2" wide. They're good eye is created with layered vintage buttons and they stuffed with recycled plastic shopping bags.
A total of 72 recycled plastic shopping bags were used in the creation of these plush.


Due to the materials used in these creations, these plushies could be a CHOKING HAZARD and are NOT intened for children.

International friendly :) Ships anywhere!


HOW TO ENTER:


There are a few ways you can get entries into this giveaway, I'll list them all below along with how many entries doing each thing is going to earn you... Note: You DO NOT need to do all of these things to enter. Doing just one will suffice, however doing more things will equate to more entries! :)

1. Follow my blog, comment that you have done this (1 Entry).

2. Go to my shop (http://www.arttales.etsy.com/) and find your favorite item, then come back here, and post the link to the item in another comment (1 Entry).

3. Heart my shop on Etsy, post in a separate comment that you have done this (1 Entry).

4. Blog about my giveaway, "Tweet" about it on Twitter, talk about it on your Facebook or Myspace, whichever suits you best. Come back here and tell me about how you helped promote my giveaway by posting a link to it in another separate comment (1 Entry for each promotion done, please post each one in a separate comment)

5. Buy something from my Etsy shop, come back to this blog post and post the link to the transaction in yet another comment (5 entries).



*** This month's bonus entry (while available)
Peewee the Plush Octopus has been nominated for Etsy's & The Daily Green's Trash to Treasure Celebration! Vote for him -- If you have already voted thanks! Leave a separate comment saying you did so. (Voting will be open until April 20th)





Please be sure to include your contact information in each comment you post (email, link to your Etsy shop, just somewhere that I can contact you to inform you that you've won). Also please PLEASE be sure to post separate comments for each thing you have done to enter yourself into this giveaway.


Each comment will be numbered, and this is how the winner will be chosen through a random number generator. :) If you have any questions feel free to contact me through my Etsy shop. Good luck! Entries will be accepted until 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time) on May 20th 2010. Winners will be announced May 21st 2010

166 comments:

amysbodydecor said...

i voted for peewee! good luck :)

Me said...

Yes, yes, I follow your blog

Me said...

Penelopie is my favorite

Me said...

I hearted your shop. Yes, I take it off after every giveaway and re-heart you for new giveaways.

Me said...

I twittered about your giveaway

FairiesNest said...

I'm a follower! I had a hard time choosing a favorite but it has to be the baby dragon!

Samy said...

I follow your lovely blog!

samyrocks92 at msn dot com

Samy said...

I adore Scooter the Secret Ninja :D

Samy said...

I've hearted your shop <3

Wehaf said...

My favorite item from your shop might be Frost: http://www.etsy.com/listing/40460624/frost-the-plush-rat-handmade-with-upcycl

It's really hard to choose, though!

urchiken at gmail dot com

Sarah said...

Love the pelican!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/44298119/percy-the-plush-pelican-handmade-with-up

Sarah said...

I also added you as one of my Etsy favorites.

Amber said...

I follow your blog!
Thank you for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

Amber said...

I really love Twirl the Plush Owl!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/43765530/twirl-the-plush-owl-handmade-with-upcycl

Thank you for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

Amber said...

I heart your shop on Etsy - my username is Hurdler4eva
Thank you for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

Amber said...

I voted for Peewee the Plush Octopus!! Good luck!
Thank you for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

Amber said...

P.S. I am your 97th vote!
Thank you for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

Kim said...

I love this little guy!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/44583920/peewee-the-large-plush-octopus-handmade

kimhigueria(at)gmail(dot)com

Kim said...

I heart your shop on etsy (username ellaboutique)

kimhigueria(at)gmail(dot)com

Kim said...

Tweeted!
http://twitter.com/kimhigueria

kimhigueria(at)gmail(dot)com

poetees said...

This is so cool! :

http://www.etsy.com/listing/41947352/large-plush-trout-handmade-with-upcycled

poetees at gmail dot com

Flowerleaf said...

I follow your blog, of course!


jocelyndpryor@yahoo.com

Flowerleaf said...

My favorite item is pretty much always any of your owls..or cats...i know I have said this before.

Specifically though....

http://www.etsy.com/listing/44562109/lil-hoot-the-plush-owl-handmade-with-upc

He's the best.

jocelyndpryor@yahoo.com

Flowerleaf said...

I have had your shop hearted for centuries!

jocelyndpryor@yahoo.com

Flowerleaf said...

Tweeted! :-D

jocelyndpryor@yahoo.com

Flowerleaf said...

I voted for your Peewee!!

jocelyndpryor@yahoo.com

Lara said...

They are so cute!! Fingers crossed!

I'm a follower through Google Friend Connect and my email is svlara(at)gmail(dot)com

Lara said...

I love the tribal collection, especially this little guy http://www.etsy.com/listing/43669166/plush-tribal-leftz-handmade-with-upcycle

My email is svlara(at)gmail(dot)com

Mytutorlist.com said...

I'd say my favourite right now is the large plush trout...

http://www.etsy.com/listing/42970687/large-plush-trout-handmade-with-upcycled

Victoria said...

I follow!

coloressinmezclar@hotmail.com

Victoria said...

I love http://www.etsy.com/listing/39644063/ted-the-plush-pony-handmade-with-upcycle

coloressimezclar@hotmail.com

Victoria said...

Post on FB http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=100000825456707&v=wall&story_fbid=116004438425350&ref=mf

coloressinmezclar@hotmail.com

Victoria said...

Tweeted http://twitter.com/invictoria/status/12338798087

coloressinmezclar@hotmail.com

sassypackrat said...

I'm in love with this owl!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/41277273/lizzy-the-plush-owl-handmade-with-upcycl

sassypackrat said...

I voted for Peewee already!

sassypackrat said...

I already heart your shop under:
sassypackratstudios

Anja said...

I love Lizzy the plush owl. It's so cute.

anja.lju at gmail dot com

Anja said...

Already had ArtTales hearted as Shendelzare. :)

anja.lju at gmail dot com

Naomi said...

I follow your blog!

Naomi

mariko.koda@gmail.com

cappy sue creations said...

I adore your creatures and follow your blog I also have hearted you for some time so I dont think that counts but hey I did vote for your little octopus when I saw him :)

ArtTales said...

Entry for: Cappy Sue Creations

Following blog

ArtTales said...

Entry for: Cappy Sue Creations

Hearted shop


BTW It -does- count if you previously hearted my shop or followed my blog ;)

janil said...

I follow!
cal_rubies at yahoo dot es

janil said...

I love all your shop but I choose this one: http://www.etsy.com/listing/44583920/peewee-the-large-plush-octopus-handmade

cal_rubies at yahoo dot es

janil said...

I heart your shop!
cal_rubies at yahoo dot es

janil said...

I voted for Peewee!
cal_rubies at yahoo dot es

In fact I have chosen it from your shop without reading the Etsy contest!

thansk for the chnce!

AM said...

I'm a blog follower!

(email in blogger profile)

AM said...

My favorite is Peewee the Large Plush Octopus, so cute!

Thanks for the giveaway and good luck to everyone!

(email in blogger profile)

very married said...

ms(dot)verymarried(at)gmail(dot)com

http://www.etsy.com/listing/44298119/percy-the-plush-pelican-handmade-with-up

How cute is that guy?!

International Giveaways said...

I'm following your blog. :)

Ronit
internationalgiveaways[at]gmail[dot]com
http://internationalgiveaways.blogspot.com

International Giveaways said...

I like the peacock best! I really like the bright colors.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/41358082/plush-peacock-in-bloom-handmade-with-upc

Ronit
internationalgiveaways[at]gmail[dot]com
http://internationalgiveaways.blogspot.com

International Giveaways said...

Blog post:
http://internationalgiveaways.blogspot.com/2010/04/plush-sparrow-from-arttales.html

Ronit
internationalgiveaways[at]gmail[dot]com
http://internationalgiveaways.blogspot.com

julia said...

Katie the Plush Cat is my favourite : http://www.etsy.com/listing/43766227/katie-the-plush-cat-handmade-with-upcycl She is such a perfectly crazed siamese!

sugareaterATgmailDOTcom

julia said...

Hearted on Etsy (username sugareater)

sugareaterATgmailDOTcom

Sarah-Paige Copeland said...

I follow your Blog !!!
monkeychild92 at gmail dot com

Sarah-Paige Copeland said...

Frost the Plush rat is one of my faces :)
http://www.etsy.com/listing/40460624/frost-the-plush-rat-handmade-with-upcycl
monkeychild92 at gmail dot com

Sarah-Paige Copeland said...

You've been hearted by me for a while now!!!
monkeychild92 at gmail dot com

Sarah-Paige Copeland said...

Tweeted
http://twitter.com/candidreviewer/statuses/12377740317
monkeychild92 at gmail dot com

fisiwoman said...

Enter me please. I'm already a follower!

Ana Belén R.M
fisiwoman@hotmail.com
Spain

fisiwoman said...

I love this item: http://www.etsy.com/listing/44684629/tina-the-plush-owl-handmade-with-upcycle

fisiwoman@hotmail.com

fisiwoman said...

Tweeted: http://twitter.com/fisiwoman/statuses/12397157832

fisiwoman@hotmail.com

fisiwoman said...

Post it on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/profile.php?id=100000825276857&v=wall&story_fbid=110193665686050

fisiwoman@hotmail.com

Cabootique said...

I love http://www.etsy.com/listing/44561137/doc-the-plush-octopus-handmade-with-upcy

carethediva[at]hotmail[dot]com

fede said...

i follow
fedechica85@hotmail.com

fede said...

Sunny the Plush Sparrow (http://www.etsy.com/listing/44684614/sunny-the-plush-sparrow-handmade-with-up)
and
Percy the Plush Pelican
(http://www.etsy.com/listing/44298119/percy-the-plush-pelican-handmade-with-up)

fedechica85@hotmail.com

fede said...

i've just voted for your plush in etsy

fedechica85@hotmail.com

Kate and Oli said...

i hearted your shop (ichbinseins)

Kate and Oli said...

lizzy and tina are my favorites!

Anna said...

sunny the plush sparrow----DARLING!

anna.b.hale @ gmail.com

mooshoo said...

i follow your blog :)

mooshoo said...

my fav is this purdy bird
http://www.etsy.com/listing/41277273/lizzy-the-plush-owl-handmade-with-upcycl

mooshoo said...

i twatted about you :)

mooshoo said...

i hearted you as well .. madam tales
thanks for the opportunity!
yay for giveaways

Amaranta said...

I follow your blog!
escuishi (at)hotmail.com

Amaranta said...

I blogged !
http://hello-my-little-world.blogspot.com/
escuishi (at)hotmail.com

Amaranta said...

I hearted (is this how you say it???!) your shop
escuishi (at)hotmail.com

Amaranta said...

And my favorite item is Charlie the Plush Sparrow
LOVE IT!
Thanks!
escuishi (at)hotmail.com

Amaranta said...

I voted! Yeah!
escuishi (at)hotmail.com

Becca said...

I am following your blog :)

Becca said...

I hearted your Etsy shop ^__^

Becca said...

Favorite item = Albert the Sparrow
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=45047767

Becca said...

And, I RT'd your tweet about this contest, on my OHWTO Twitter account: http://twitter.com/ArtTalesLEFTZ/status/12472415726 Check it out ^__^

Sidewalk Chalk said...

So adorable, thanks for hosting this giveaway. My favorites from your shop are Peewee the octopus and Charlie the plush sparrow.

Zen and Coffee said...

My absolute fave item in your shop!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/41277273/lizzy-the-plush-owl-handmade-with

I love that owl sooo much :)

Zen and Coffee said...

Shop has been hearted <3 (ZenAndCoffee)

thepixie said...

following!

thepixie DOT etsy [at] gmail DOT com

thepixie said...

my favorite item is Peewee the Large Plush Octopus (although I feel bad for his lack of a second eye!)

thepixie DOT etsy [at] gmail DOT com

thepixie said...

hearted your shop!

thepixie DOT etsy [at] gmail DOT com

thepixie said...

blogged!

http://amuseboite.blogspot.com/2010/04/leftz-eco-friendly-sparrow-plush.html

Stuff Parents Need said...

http://www.etsy.com/listing/41494831/walter-the-plush-walrus-handmade-with
cutest walrus EVER!!!

Tess said...

Hi! I'm following your blog now!

Erica said...

http://www.etsy.com/listing/44583920/peewee-the-large-plush-octopus-handmade is my fave

Erica said...

also hearted your AWESOME STORE

Erica said...

also following your blog

kaitlin carroll said...

And I love this guy: http://www.etsy.com/listing/45073687/hector-the-plush-hermit-crab-handmade

Jennifer T. said...

I follow via Google Friend Connect.
jtmagmom73(at)gmail(dot)com

Jennifer T. said...

My favorite item is Twirl.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/43765530/twirl-the-plush-owl-handmade-with
jtmagmom73(at)gmail(dot)com

Jennifer T. said...

I "heart"ed your shop under etsy username MagMom.
jtmagmom73(at)gmail(dot)com

amysbodydecor said...

of course i follow your blog :)

amysbodydecor said...

i hearted your shop like 4ever ago!

amysbodydecor said...

my fav item :)
http://www.etsy.com/listing/40163098/kate-the-plush-rat-handmade-with
<3 her name too!! ;)

Fred Dancer said...

favorite http://www.etsy.com/listing/44466030/penny-the-plush-sparrow-handmade-with

AndrosCreations said...

This guy is supra cute:

http://www.etsy.com/listing/45111455/henry-the-plush-hermit-crab-handmade

Could I please have 17 entries? ...also, please disregard the following entries:

4 for Imeondesign
5 for Flowerleaf
4 for mooshoo
4 for amysbodydecor

They don't need to win the give away. I do.

Thank you

ArtTales said...

Extra Entry for Flowerleaf for purchase http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=28808678

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ArtTales said...

Extra Entry for Flowerleaf for purchase http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=28808678

2 of 5

ArtTales said...

Extra Entry for Flowerleaf for purchase http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=28808678

3 of 5

ArtTales said...

Extra Entry for Flowerleaf for purchase http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=28808678

4 of 5

ArtTales said...

Extra Entry for Flowerleaf for purchase http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=28808678

5 of 5

Penguin Pete said...

I am a follower on your blog

penguin_pete@live.com

Penguin Pete said...

I heart your shop via my wife's account

penguin_pete@live.com

Penguin Pete said...

My son loves Chip http://www.etsy.com/listing/45057981/chip-the-plush-octopus-handmade-with

penguin_pete@live.com

Penguin Pete said...

Linked to this on Facebook

penguin_pete@live.com

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Waiting for our newest moon said...

Now following the blog!

mariahm22 at gmail dot com

Waiting for our newest moon said...

Love all of your work, but the sparrows are my faves. Dew Drop is my fave, I think. http://www.etsy.com/listing/45218336/dew-drop-the-plush-sparrow-made-from

mariahm22 at gmail dot com

Waiting for our newest moon said...

Faved you on etsy (callthewind)

mariahm22 at gmail dot com

Michelle said...

Thanks for the chance to win!
Following with Google Friend Connect
mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

Michelle said...

My favorite is Kate the Plush Rat !
mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

Michelle said...

I heart your shop (curlygirl1971).

mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

Charles Standford said...

dale is great http://www.etsy.com/listing/45196508/dale-the-plush-penguin-handmade-with

Holly said...

I follow your blog :D

Holly said...

I. Heart. You. :D

Holly said...

My current favorite is Peewee :D
http://www.etsy.com/listing/44583920/peewee-the-large-plush-octopus-handmade

Holly said...

I tweeted about you and your epicness :)
http://twitter.com/peacefrogdesign/status/14070136456

ArtTales said...

Extra Entry for Holly (peacefrogdesigns) for purchase: http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=28111391


1 of 5

ArtTales said...

Extra Entry for Holly (peacefrogdesigns) for purchase: http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=28111391


2 of 5

ArtTales said...

Extra Entry for Holly (peacefrogdesigns) for purchase: http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=28111391


3 of 5

ArtTales said...

Extra Entry for Holly (peacefrogdesigns) for purchase: http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=28111391


4 of 5

ArtTales said...

Extra Entry for Holly (peacefrogdesigns) for purchase: http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=28111391


5 of 5

Beetle said...

I'm a happy follower. thorandellie[at]gmail[dot]com

Beetle said...

My favorite item from your shop is the Baby Frosted Plush Dragon. We are all dragon lovers around here! thorandellie[at]gmail[dot]com

LIZ said...

already follow your blog
email me :)
liz_crowny@yahoo.com

LIZ said...

my favy item is Ted the Plush Pony Handmade with Upcycled, Recycled, and Eco Friendly Materials
the eye is so cute

email me :)
liz_crowny@yahoo.com

Liz said...

I am follower :D

metalliz_gunner(at)hotmail(dot)com

Liz said...

I loved: http://www.etsy.com/listing/39644063/ted-the-plush-pony-handmade-with

metalliz_gunner(at)hotmail(dot)com

Liz said...

hearted your shop!

user: Lizzyrm

metalliz_gunner(at)hotmail(dot)com

Liz said...

tweet: http://twitter.com/Lizzyrm/status/14176134755

metalliz_gunner(at)hotmail(dot)com

littlemissdelicious said...

I'm following your blog :)

littlemissdelicious[at]gmail.com

littlemissdelicious said...

Your shop is already on my favourites!

littlemissdelicious[at]gmail.com

littlemissdelicious said...

I think the owls you make have to be my favourite. They're so cute!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/41326904/jerry-the-plush-owl-handmade-with

littlemissdelicious[at]gmail.com

littlemissdelicious said...

I retweeted your link to the competition on Twitter: http://twitter.com/delicious_shop

littlemissdelicious[at]gmail.com

Lyudmila said...

Lyudmila: follow
lusizova (at) gmail (dot) com

Lyudmila said...

I like the Cloud the Plush Sparrow
lusizova (at) gmail (dot) com

Lyudmila said...

Tweeted
http://twitter.com/Ludmilochka/status/14311118991
lusizova (at) gmail (dot) com

Smack6102 said...

I RT'd on twitter @smack6102

Smack6102 said...

I heart your shop

Leo and Junie said...

Hi there! I'm following your blog :)

leoandjunie@yahoo.com

Smack6102 said...

i follow your blog

Leo and Junie said...

I've already hearted your shop awhile ago!

Leo and Junie said...

I heart jerry the plush owl
http://www.etsy.com/listing/41326904/jerry-the-plush-owl-handmade-with

really, any owl in your shop :)

Leo and Junie said...

just tweeted about the your giveaway on your blog

Smack6102 said...

Favorite item http://www.etsy.com/listing/47342179/plush-tribal-leftz-handmade-with You can reach me on twitter @smack6102 Etsy same name or email xxsmackx@aol.com

ArtTales said...

This giveaway is now over and the winners have been announced! http://arttales-leftz.blogspot.com/2010/05/and-winners-are.html

Thanks to everyone that entered and good luck!

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