Tuesday, April 6, 2010

***Concertina3's Handmade Plush and Pretties Review & GIVEAWAY***

As I have said many times before I am in love with super fun handmade toys. I love that they don't have batteries, loud noises, and that my little man has to use his imagination while playing with them. They are oh so soft and don't have all of the nasty chemicals that are in so many toys these days. As we all know.....every toy goes in our little ones mouth, I love knowing that what my little man plays with isn't going to harm him. (Or drive me bazerko from all of the crazy noises) Monkey received his first crochet toy for his first birthday from his Auntie and instantly fell in love with it. Ever since then I have been looking for someone to make him some more fun little toys.


I found Concertina3's Handmade Plush and Pretties on ETSY and absolutely love everything that she makes. She makes everything from sea and land animals, to monsters, crochet food, and scarves. Maria sent us 4 crochet toys to review....we received a small green whale, a mini yellow octopus,  a mini red apple, and a mini multi-colored ball for review purposes. They are so well made and feel like they will last a long time. The minute that I pulled the toys out of the box Monkey snatched them away and went and played with them on our couch. He could have sat there and played with them for hours!


The awesome thing about Concertina3's is that she can make anything you want, anyway that you want it! If you want a Mini whale with sparkles on her cheeks and rainbow eye lashes for your little girl she can make it for you. If you want an large Jelly fish but want specific colors for the tentacles all you have to do is ask. If you don't see what you are wanting, just ask! If you want it....she will try to make it for you! Just convo on ETSY her for any special colors, sparkles or eyelashes you want added to your order. 
Maria came up with a SUPER CUTE large Jelly Fish to giveaway to one of my readers (I wish that I could keep is because it is just so cute...but I wont :) How would  you like to win this super cuteness??
  • Mandatory Entry: First you need to be/become a public follower of my blog (on right sidebar- click follow) and then head over to Concertina3's  and pick out your favorite product (it doesn't have to be an animal....she has so many cute things!). Come back here and leave me a comment saying that you follow and your favorite item.  Make sure to do both parts! (Mandatory entry has to be done before ANY others are valid)
Be sure you leave me your email address in your comments so I can contact you if you win.  


EXTRA ENTRIES:
  • Subscribe to my blog by e-mail (1 entry)
  • Tell me how you found my blog (1 entry) 
  • Blog about this giveaway for FIVE extra entries-Make sure that you link back to this giveaway and to Concertina3's on your blog post and leave the link for your post in your comment so that I can verify it if you win.   
  • Follow me on Twitter @Gravsie3 and @Concertina3 and tweet this giveaway (you may tweet twice daily-must be at least 4 hours apart) for extra entries- leave a comment for each tweet including the perma-link)   Just copy paste from below-
WIN a SUPER CUTE crochet Jelly Fish 
stuffed lovey from @Concertina3
@Gravsie3 #giveaway
 http://bit.ly/aAMJ4H (Ends 5/3)
  • Enter in my other current giveaways (list on left side bar-1 entry per giveaway)
  • Purchase anything from Concertina3 from April 6th to May 3rd and recieve 5 extra entries. (This will be verified if you win)
  • Become a fan of The Concertina Shop (1 entry) (leave your first name and the first letter of your last name so I can verify if you win)
  • Heart Concertina3's on ETSY(please leave your user name in your comment)
  •  Leave a relevant comment on any non-giveaway post (1 per comment-tell me what post you commented on)



This giveaway will close on May 3rd, 2010 at 9pm CST and is open to U.S. addresses. The winner will be drawn via random.org - Winner will be contacted by email when their name is drawn and will be given 48 hours to claim the prize before another winner is drawn. I will also post the winner to this blog when name is drawn. 


Thank you to Maria at Concertina3's who gave us the super cute crochet toys for free in exchange for our review!

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