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Win a $200 giveaway to Accompany

In this day and age, we don’t often give much thought as to where our clothes and housewares come from. Or who made them. Or under what conditions. It’s something I’m absolutely guilty of myself, and while I try to stay away from big box retailers when possible, there’s definitely a lot of room for improvement. Let’s face it – it can be really difficult to figure out what is truly ethically made, and even harder to find ethically made items that actually suit your taste. Luckily there’s a store out there that’s got you covered on both fronts!

Accompany is a gorgeously curated boutique with a core belief that the fashion industry has the power to promote economic development and social responsibility on a global level. Instead of focusing on donations (which can be a temporary solution to an underlying problem), Accompany connects with like-minded artisans and partners worldwide to promote the economies of low income areas – often travelling to chat with them and check out work spaces in person! All of the store’s merchandise meets high standards in one or more of these 3 key areas: handmade and artisanal goods, fair trade practice, and humanitarian/philanthropic causes. This model makes it possible for people in poverty stricken areas to gain self-sufficiency, preserve local cultures, and develop a higher quality of life. Pretty incredible, right?

And while Accompany is passionate about its values, just a quick look around proves it never loses sight that it’s a super chic shopping site! The folks there have such a great eye for design that it was hard to pick just a handful of items to feature in the image above. There’s even a “boutique” section that displays items by theme, so there’s something for everyone whether you’re adventurous or preppy!

Now who feels like doing a little bit of shopping? Accompany is generously offering one lucky Little White Whale reader $200 in store credit (yay!), so go and enter using the Rafflecopter below! Even if you don’t happen to win, I hope you’ll leave their site a little more mindful that every purchase you make can have a real purpose, as I have.

*** This giveaway open to readers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Australia. It will close on Tuesday, May 21st at 11:59 PM EST. Good luck!!

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Win a $150 gift card to Oh Hello Friend | 24 Merry Days

Welcome to Day #18 of 24 Merry Days, folks! I have an incredible giveaway lined up for you today – a $150 gift certificate to Oh Hello Friend, which you can use online OR at the brick and mortar store in Fullerton, CA. Danni’s store has a charming vintage feel to it, and it’s absolutely chock full of carefully curated goodies for crafters, decorators, and antique seekers alike. Her custom designed rubber stamps and wooden gift tags are a must-have in my book!

This giveaway ends on December 25, 2013 at 11:59PM PST and is open to readers worldwide, so there’s no excuse not to enter. One winner will be randomly chosen and contacted by email – good luck!!

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And of course the fun doesn’t end here :-) Be sure to check out 24 Merry Days for more awesome giveaways leading up to Christmas. Some fab prizes up for grabs right now include some fab shoes, a stunning necklace, and gifts from The Land of Nod and Baba Souk, just to name a few!

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a giveaway with BHLDN

My wedding planning days may be behind me, but that certainly doesn’t stop me from drooling over all the stunning gowns and sparkly baubles over at BHLDN, and it definitely doesn’t stop me from obsessvely checking out the decor section when I’m in party planning mode! Who can resist darling dinnerware sets and wine stoppers? Not me, that’s for sure. And now you have a chance to throw the prettiest shindig in town by winning this lovely decor package consisting of: Lace Pennant Garlands, Flora Crinkle Fans, and Ridged Tin Vases – hooray!

To enter this giveaway, please leave a comment telling me what you would use these decorations for. Wedding? Summer picnic? Girls brunch? An elaborate birthday party for your pet?

For additional entries (please leave a separate comment for each entry):

This giveaway is open to US readers only and will close at midnight on Wednesday, August 7. A winner will be randomly chosen and contacted by email – good luck!!

Update: Congrats to Scarlett Jackson for winning this giveaway!

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BRIKA giveaway

White Whale Pillow from Ortolan | Animal Nesting Dolls from Wee Gallery | Cashmere Fur Pom Hat from Zuzii | Beautiful Day Metallic Printed Tote Bag from The Nimbus Factory | Oak Cheese Board from Milled Co. | Simple Triangle Studs from Of Matter

TGIF! And what better way to celebrate than with a giveaway? A few weeks ago, Jen wrote me an email introducing me to her fabulous store, BRIKA and generously offered me store credit to try it out. And you know what? It was love at first click! BRIKA is full of beautifully curated handmade items, and the coolest part of their store is the focus on the talented artisans behind all the goods. Each “maker” has a page dedicated to their story, making it easy to put a face to the product as you browse! I picked out a chic lucite tray and headband, both of which I just adore, and the entire shopping experience was smooth like buttah. And now BRIKA is offering you a chance to win a $50 gift card of your very own!

To enter this giveaway, leave a comment telling me who your favorite BRIKA maker is and why!

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**This giveaway is open to US and Canada readers only and will close at 11:59pm EST on Friday, Feb 8. One winner will be randomly chosen and contacted by email. Good luck!

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24 merry days giveaway

Welcome to the 13th day of 24 Merry Days – I hope you guys have been enjoying all the goodies so far! I have two (TWO!!) awesome giveaways for you all today, so without further ado…

Giveaway #1: $50 gift certificate to Umbra

As you may know, I have a slight obsession weakness for well designed products with a playful spin, so it’s no wonder that I’m crazy about everything over at Umbra. They’re stocked with really fun and innovative items for your entire home, and the best part of it all is that they’re committed to putting out affordable design. You won’t get sticker shock from a $900 chair here, and that is something I can get behind!

To enter this giveaway, please visit Umbra and leave a comment telling me what your favorite item is!

Diament Jewelry

Giveaway #2: $50 gift certificate to Diament Jewelry

Diament Jewelry is full of handmade and vintage pieces, so you’d better believe there’s something for everybody here! Store owner Libby has a sweet and simple style I just adore – this pretty cube necklace has been on my radar for quite some time now!

To enter this giveaway, please visit Diament Jewelry and leave a comment telling me what your favorite bauble is!

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This giveaway is open to US and international readers (whoo hoo!) and will close at 11:59pm EST on Thursday, Dec 20. Two winners will be randomly chosen and contacted by email.

The fun doesn’t stop here – be sure to check out 24 Merry Days for more great giveaways leading up to Christmas!

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…some holiday cheer! I’m so excited to announce that a little site I’ve been working on is officially up and running :-) You are all cordially invited to participate in 24 Merry Days – 24 bloggers have banded together to host a giveaway every day up to Christmas, starting December 1st! Audrey is the mastermind behind this fun project, and she did a heck of a job planning it all and locking down some incredible prizes from the likes of Poketo, Ferm Living, and Rifle Paper Co.

The fun all starts tomorrow, but check out 24 Merry Days in the meantime for the blogger lineup and a full list of awesome gift sponsors!

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