Win Personalized Jewelry from Valerie Tyler Designs

I started a new blog and to celebrate you can win a personalized necklace made just for you! Visit Valerie Tyler Designs to win! Visit soon though because the contest ends February 11, 2013!





I joined swagbucks the other day as I’m a bit of an addict about earning free stuff sometimes. I spend enough time on the computer so I like that this site has a search toolbar that awards me points I can use for gift cards. If I’m going to search online might as well get something for it right?

If you are one of those people who shop online or like to play games you’d like it even more. (They actually give a way a lot of free codes almost daily on their facebook page too)

Now if only Etsy would join with them so I could get points on there for shipping life would be great wouldn’t it?

Search & Win

The Great Earring Poll and Giveaway

NOTE: This contest is now over. Visit again or become a subscriber for more contest and updates in the future! If you didn’t win see this post to find out how to get 50% off any of the contest earrings until August 30, 2011
It’s time for another giveaway but this time I’m letting my customers and fans choose the giveaway!  Take a look at the following earrings and decide on your favorite pair, then cast our vote by clicking the button next to their name and number.  Once you’ve done that visit either Valerie Tyler or Miscellanea and take a look around and leave me a comment about either shop along with your contact information to enter to win.

I’ll give away the most popular pair of earrings to one lucky winner!  (Depending on response, I may even give away more than one pair)

There are additional ways to enter as well! Do any of the following and leave another comment for additional entries:

*Follow me on twitter

*Follow Valerie Tyler Designs on facebook

*Blog about this contest and leave a linkback here in the comments

*Tweet about this contest, be sure to include @valerie_tyler in your tweet and let me know in the comments here!

Contest ends July 31, 2011


Collectors Series Feature, and Earring Giveaway

Today I’m featured on the rikrak studio blog as part of her “collectors series”. You can take a peek at one of my hobbies (and my husband’s hobbies), which is collecting bonsai pots and *attempting* to grow some bonsai trees. You can see some photos of the collection and read my interview that went along with the feature.

In addition to the collectors series, the rikrak studio blog is also hosting a giveaway, and I am donating a pair of my twig earrings to one lucky winner, so go check out the rules for the contest and get your entry in!

the rikrak studio

Winter Season Earrings Giveaway

I’m off on holiday, and now that I don’t have to drive to work in the snow every day I can actually enjoy it’s beauty for a few weeks. To celebrate I’m giving away a FREE pair of my rustic snowflake earrings.

To win all you have to do is visit my VALERIE TYLER DESIGNS main shop and tell me which piece you would like to see more of this year or the OUTLET shop and tell me which piece you think is the best deal. Then leave a comment on this post with your e-mail / etsy shop or some way for me to contact you.

I’lll use the random comment generator to pick a winner, and voila! If you want additional entries, you can tweet or facebook this contest and leave a trackback here. Don’t delay though as this is super short contest and ends at noon on December 24, 2010.

Good luck!

It’s my anniversary! Win FREE advertising!

The contest is NOW OVER…I will be notifying the winners shortly and will post the results in a day or so. Good luck!

It’s almost the 3rd birthday of this blog.

From February 1, 2007I spent hours getting my jewelry web-site together. In doing so, I decided I’d really like to put up an art/fashion blog too. So here you go….a blog!

It’s grown a lot since 2007, but my original purpose has mostly remained the same. Though it has changed colors, layout and even names somewhat I still try to showcase great handmade art, share some of my studio spotlights, and write about what I find interesting in music, nature, fashion, design and sustainability with the hopes that it is interest and relevant to you too. For years, I’ve tried to offer Cleveland as well as international artists some exposure, and now I’m upping that exposure to another level.

For the first time ever I am giving away some FREE advertising.
3 winners will randomly be chosen to win free ad space for their etsy shop, or online web-site.
I will also choose a 4th winner based on my favorite idea for for this blog (which I may incorporate)
Winners will be contacted to send me 150X150 (.jpeg format please, and no animations) along with the URL they would like it linked with. It may look something like the following

The ad will begin February 1 and run for 3 MONTHS!!! (That’s a long time!)

Here’s the details on how you can win.

Leave a comment after this post and tell me:
1. What is your favorite thing about this blog? (Your favorite post, your favorite feature, etc..)
2. What would you like to see more of, if anything?

Be sure that you are able to leave your e-mail address, or shop address so I can contact you. The contest ends January 27th so be sure to get your entries in before the deadline.

**I will also give you an extra entry if you tweet or blog about this contest so just enter the link in the comment as well.


Yes, I am shouting in my title. Why? I am shouting because I’m excited to tell you I’m having a major end of season clearance sale.

A HUGE thank you to everyone who came out to support me at shows this year. I especially had a lovely time at Bazaar Bizarre and the Cleveland Handmade markets the past couple of weekends.

However, inventory time is fast approaching and I’d like to have as little to count as possible, so I’m offering some pretty big discounts in an end of season clearance sale. Visit my clearance section to get deals from 25% off to as much as 75% off original jewelry prices.

Thanks for a great year! See you in 2010!

Good Fortune Necklace
Regularly $29 on sale for $19.50!

Friday Freebie: LazyTCrochet

My apologies that life and the full-time job caught up with me for October. With our huge Halloween party, I spend so much time decorating, that it seems like I do little else. Now that November is here, perhaps things can get a little more back to normal. I’d like to present you with the Friday Freebie of this week—a chance to win a groovy pair of fingerless gloves from LazyTCrochet.

She’s one of my favorite crochet artists on etsy.

You can win these lovely beauties at

There are a few simple steps to enter your name, and you can win these gloves free of charge. If you miss out this month, always check back for next months freebie as well!

Freebie Friday: Cleveland Handmade Giveaway Time!

It’s time for a new Cleveland Handmade  giveaway.  (Are you beginning to realze this is a regular monthly thing to check out!)

This month Cleveland Handmade is giving you the chance to win a sodalite necklace generously donated by Cleveland Handmade member Simple Elements Design. A sodalite nugget has been wrapped in hammered sterling silver wire and attached to a delicate sterling silver chain (16 inches with 2 inch sterling extender) that has freshwater pearls at the back attached to the clasp and chain.Be sure to check out Cleveland Handmade for all the details and your chance to win!

Win Modern Earrings!

The lovely Nicole, of Lillyella was kind enough to feature me as her Spotlight artist this week.  If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about what inspires this “art addict”  you can find out juicy tidbits such as the coolest place I have ever been to my favorite accessory (and believe it or not there is something I like even more than jewelry!)

One of the best parts of the spotlight though is I am giving away a FREE pair of my earrings to one lucky winner, and the winner even gets to choose the earrings.  I’m offering special goodies with purchases as well so visit Lillyella to read all the details and enter to win.

These are just one example of the contemporary earrings you could possibly choose! il_430xN.75294191

While you are there be sure to check out the rest of her lovely blog which happens to be one of my favorite reads and then go visit her lovely jewelry shop as well!

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