Let’s bless someone that could use some extra holiday cheer this year with a sweet gift–
we want to send them a surprise package with a TVP goodie!
Do you know someone who is going through some tough times
and needs to be blessed with a meaningful “pick me up”?
To nominate someone,
simply send us an email at email@example.com–
put “SHARE A BLESSING” in the subject box,
briefly tell us WHY you are nominating this person,
and we also need to know:
1. their name
2. their address
3. customizing info
(kids names, meaningful words or a special date,
whatever you think will put a smile on their face!)
We will bless as many as we can this year!
BONUS DEAL: Buy any one of our cyber monday specials and get a FREE pair of our pearl drop earrings,
just type in “CYBER MONDAY EARRINGS” in the extra notes box as you check out.
Our specials are while supplies last,
I got this idea from Ashley and had to give it a try.
It’s SO easy and makes a special gift!
1. a large glass votive (I got mine for $3 at Micheael’s)
2. vellum paper (also from Michael’s, under $1)
3. a candle (found one laying around the house)
1. Pick your picture and print it out on vellum paper,
I picked this one of my brother and his kids:
2. Wrap the velum paper around the large glass votive,
tape it in the back,
and then add the candle inside…
Looks great in the day,
or turn the lights out and enjoy!
Such a sweet gift for grandparents, friends, moms, etc. (or brothers!)
Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving!
Ours was amazing,
we hosted about 20 family and friends and it was so fun!
(and we all ate wayyyy too much,
but we worked some of it off with a game of backyard soccer
go BLUE team!)
Happy black friday today!
I’ll be at the store bright and early at 5 am this morning,
lots of coffee please!
For our online friends TODAY only-
get a FREE pair of our Cranberry Single Drop Earrings with any purchase of $50 or more!
Be sure to leave “CRANBERRY DROPS PLEASE” in the extra notes box of your order
so we know to include your pair!
Saturday night we had our Holiday Open House,
our little store was full of shoppers and wish list makers!
Renee brought her famous amazing cupcakes,
and Jessica brought some yummy appetizers,
plus raspberry tea and hot chocolate, yum!
Our team is so fun, and aren’t they all so pretty???
Great job ladies!
We had a few giveaways that night…
and the randomly picked winners are:
1. Each person that came wearing a tvp piece put their name in for a $50 gift cert,
and the randomly picked winner is: Debra Searcy
2. Each person that made a purchase that night put their name in for a $50 gift cert,
and the randomly picked winner is: Cara Phillips
3. They were asked to guess where we took Tessa for her 7th bday
(answer was to The American Girl Doll store in Chicago)
and the randomly picked winner (who guessed it right!)
for a $50 gift certificate is: Amber Jacobsen
4. The closest guess to the amount of links in our rolo chain
and winner of a $50 gift certificate is: Megan Pettey
And the 4 randomly picked winners of the crystal cluster earrings are:
1. Dee Huffman
2. Thuy Bui
3. Lorraine Ophoff
4. Jessica Hood
We will be contacting the winners today.
A big THANK YOU to everyone that came out,
we cherish your love and support!!!
Our sweet “santa birdie” is back!
This year’s Merry Christmas tees are here,
they are so fun and festive!
They are a pretty kiwi green and long sleeved
(sleeves are rolled up in the picture).
The letters, snowflakes and birds are distressed for a fun “vintage” look!
The back has the same coordinating colors as the front.
We have a limited amount available, find them here.
Our custom Christmas order cutoff is
Friday, December 2nd,
just 2 weeks away!!!.
international friends we cannot guarantee delivery by Christmas
due to packages getting stuck at customs, sorry!)
We have unique and meaningful gifts
for everyone on your list!
Plus our Christmas ornaments make the sweetest keepsakes!
Shop our site here!
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The randomly picked winner of the messy nest with aqua eggs is Sydney S, who said: I have 1 egg in my nest, and 2 angel eggs (still praying and staying hopeful for another baby in our future)! This necklace is absolutely stunning.
and the randomly picked winner of the 8×10 Organic Bloom frame is Meredith Shockley, who said: Every frame is amazing but I think the Mary Anne is my favorite! The shape is beautiful and I would love to hang it in my daughters nursery!
Email us ladies at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Have you heard of The Organic Bloom?
They hand make the most amazing picture frames…
I was super excited to find out that they are also from Tulsa!
Andrea (owner) even stopped by the shop one day,
she came bearing gifts- lots of Organic Bloom goodness!
(thank you Andrea!)
I’m seriously considering changing all of the frames in the store to theirs,
wouldn’t that look amazing?
They even have these sweet Christmas ornaments (so cute!!!)
Andrea is graciously giving away your choice of any 8×10 frame from their site!
Go check out The Organic Bloom and then come back and tell us your favorite frame to be entered.
Say hi to them (and “like” them) on Facebook for an extra entry,
be sure to tell them I sent you!
To place an order, simply find a local retailer near you here.
Last year was a lot of fun,
who will be joining us this year?
(p.s. be sure to print off this pic and bring it and a friend with you to get a free gift,
while supplies last!
Sometimes it’s fun to think about how TVP first started…
It’s been a fun but sometimes very bumpy ride!
This was my first “workspace” in 2007, aka my kitchen counter…
Then I moved my stuff here-
I stamped inside the closet back there-
(in an attempt to get all of my stuff off the kitchen counters)
Ryan turned an unused wet bar closet into a workspace for me…
and then sat here at this table in my living room
to finish the pieces and answer emails.
I was needing help-
I can remember in December of 2008 sitting at this table and looking at all of the orders I had in front on me and I just started crying from feeling way overwhelmed- I had 4 kids, including a 6 month old, and all of these orders were Christmas presents and there was no way I was going to get them all done alone. So a friend of mine jumped in and started shipping the packages so I could be free just to make the pieces-
and we made it!
Sometimes I wonder what if I had had no willing friends to help me?
But they did, and we have fun together…
The workshop is already bustling with Christmas orders
and sometimes I just sit back in amazement and think how thankful I am-
–for friends that jumped in and helped me, even though it meant alot of late nights and early mornings,
-for customers who purchased our creations and have cheered us on along the way and have spread the word about TVP- your sweet emails and positive feedback has meant more to us than you know,
-for supportive spouses that were understanding when we crawled into bed at 3am for many nights in a row and had to eat out every night because we had no time to cook,
-for our families that loved us even when we were grumpy from lack of sleep,
-but most of all to God for having His hand on our business and blessing it!