My BIRTHDAY is coming up, why don’t we celebrate with a give away?!

I love my birthday. I always have. I love that it’s at the beginning of my favorite season, spring. And well, I have to admit I love that it’s a day in which I KNOW there will be cake. Because the MAIN requirement even above gifts, for my birthday, is cake. Preferably chocolate.

So yes, this coming Saturday (the 26th) I will turn 36 “years young”! :)

And I’m even more excited because a very lovely lady by the name of Jaclyn, has offered up some beautiful earrings as my “gift” to one of you, for my birthday!

Feast your eyes on these pretties! Aren’t they simply “GORGE”?!?  And you should know that the significance of their blue-ish color is because the birthstone for March is Aquamarine.  I just adore them and wish I cut decorate my lobes with them, but alas they are for someone else, like YOU.  They would also make a wonderful gift for someone you love.

Here’s a short description from Jaclyn about these gems:

These earrings are made with a variety of beads, including dyed freshwater pearls in a beautiful navy, pale blue glass Swarovski beads, powder blue faceted glass rondelles and a bright blue faceted glass bead with AB coating, which gives it that beautiful rainbow irridescence. The shaggy, cluster earrings have silver-toned findings and hang about 1 3/4 inches long.

And Jaclyn’s Etsy shop, Jaclyn1423,  is full of many other beautiful earrings as well as necklaces, bracelets and rings full of “whimsy and upcycled beauty and sparkle and shine.”  She also crafts signature necklaces called “Joey’s Hot Dogs” to benefit Autism Speaks, in honor of her brother who is Autistic .  So not only is she talented but she also has a big heart. Thanks so much to my sweet friend Erin for introducing us!

Here’s how to enter to win!

Required entry: Visit Jaclyn’s shop and let us know which item would look FABULOUS with what you are wearing right now!  (and if you are wearing yoga pants and t-shirt like I probably am, just pick something you really like and tell us, k?)

Additional entries: (Please leave an additional comment for each thing you do…)

Visit Jaclyn’s blog Snap, Crackle, Pop and subscribe to her blog via Google reader or email subscription. 

Follow Jaclyn1423 on twitter and tweet this give away: A birthday celebration giveaway from @elainea for some beautiful earrings made by @Jaclyn1423 – enter HERE –

This give away is open to everyone (no matter where you live!) and will close at midnight (central time) on Friday night, the 25th.  I will announce the winner on my b-day, Saturday the 26th! 

Please make sure I have a way to get in touch with you if you are selected to win and Good Luck!


  1. Oh! I am wearing pajamas, but I think this totally fits –

  2. love the bluebell bouquet earrings! they would look fabulous on me because i am most certainly not sitting here in my sweaty workout clothes. no way.

  3. LOVE the Colorful Dove of Peace…and just may snatch him up!! Thanks for the chance to win…gorgeous earrings!!

  4. Those are beautiful and I’m glad this worked out! p.s. if people tweet your suggested tweet? it will go in your mentions column/to you…and not everyone will see it?? Maybe don’t start it w/ your twitter handle?


  5. Oh those are very pretty! I also like the vintage butterfly necklace on her Etsy site.

  6. ok, so I am a huge upcycle vintage girl. Love this necklace:

  7. i am wearing a greyskirtso i think Multistrand chunky white bracelet would be just great.

  8. I shared this giveaway on Twitter:!/violet_porto/status/49977393871458304
    That is so nice, my birthday is on the 25th. Happy birthday!!!!

  9. Well TODAY is my birthday so I think it would be perfect to win since that’s my birthstone too :-)

    I am in love with this butterfly:

  10. So, I’m reading this in the bathtub which means that the made to order illusion necklace would go pretty well right now, what with the,
    Cough, naked strands.;)

  11. I love the splatter amber earrings! They’d go lovely with my gym shorts and tshirt, right?!

  12. Never can have enough jewelry! I think the spring time necklace is super cute and it is perfect for this time of year with any outfit! I am a follower of snap, crackle, and pop, and I tweeted about the giveaway! :)

  13. I love TONS of stuff! The upcycled vintage pieces are gorgeous! Hello, butterfly!

    And I LOVE the little rose earrings she has as well!

    plus? My birthday is on Sunday, so you know…the blue earrings? so my birthstone colors :)

  14. follow and tweet!

  15. I love the vinatge butterfly necklace!

  16. Love the shades of blue earrings. Very cute for summer!

  17. I lived too far, and I don’t wear ear rings.
    the holes are closed now.

    but I’m happy for you and your birthday. 36 year young, how wonderful.
    I’m going to be too, in 6 months

    happy birthday.
    selamat ulang tahun :)

  18. I’m wearing black and the cluster charm necklace would looke great with it.

  19. This would look great: “Tea party necklace. Dollhouse tea cup. Whimsy and adorable. “
    Well that’s so cute it’ll look great with anything!

    so.kitsch at gmail dot com

  20. I’m following the other blog via email subscr.

    so.kitsch at gmail dot com

  21. Following on twitter and tweeted:!/my_wunderkammer/status/51076983257444352

    so.kitsch at gmail dot com

  22. I adore Orange anything! I would look fab in her orange bauble bracelet! you can contact me at