Thursday, October 23, 2014

2000 FB Likers Milestone

Whoot Whoot! We've reached another milestone. Adore By Nat has over 2000 likers now. 

THANK YOU so much for all your supports throughout these years. Without you, I wouldn't be where I am today. 

So, to celebrate this milestone, I am offering 30% off on any order placed now until the end of the month. Have you gotten your Christmas tags? Planning for a baby shower, a birthday, or a wedding? Plan early and save! 

30% off sale includes custom orders. Use coupon code 2KFBFAN on either of my shops: 

Thank you again for supporting small business! 

Nat :-)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Countdown to Christmas 2014 - Week 5

The counting down continues as the clock is ticking. There are only 62 days until Christmas. Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?

Julie and Blu's host Countdown to Christmas Link up on a weekly basis. Week 5 post can be found here.

The rule is very easy. In fact, there is only  ONE RULE - You must promote all the items posted as soon as the posting closes. What kind of promotions? We love doing Pinterest pinning, Wanelo, Twitter tweeting and blogging. Using Pinterest and Wanelo is what we like best because they shows the items.

This week there were 77 items to promote. The number continues to increase and that's a good thing :-)  

This week I'm choosing handmade products with a touch of pink. Check them out! Please click on the pictures for more details.

36 Cute Fairy Stickers Labels from Adorebynat

5 Christmas Gift Tags from Butterflies in the Attic

Parrot Collectible Thimble, Ceramic Thimble, Macaw Thimble from Bluemorningexpressions  

Frosty Glass Star Christmas Ornament  from ResetarGlassArt  

Wrap Scarf Neckwarmer Hand knit Caron Persimmon Ladder Lace Pattern from Jazzitupwithdesignsbynancy

Spanish Cross Necklace Handmade Oxidized Pewter Coral Turquoise Pearls from ShadowDogDesigns

Antique Brass Floral, Swarovski Crystal, Brown Leather Bracelet from Specialtivity

Pink Laguna Lace Disc and Swarovski Bicone Earrings from Craftingmemories 

Thank you for stopping by. Feel free to leave a comment, share this post by clicking the social media icons (twitter, google+, facebook etc) found on top, just under this blog post title. 

I hope to see you on Julie and Blu' blog this weekend for Week 6.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Giveaway from Curlitude: "Journey" Multicolor Pendant Necklace

Win a "Journey" Multicolor Pendant Necklace from Curlitude.

This beautiful necklace worths $25.00.

Learn more about Najeema, the artist behind this great shop, here on last Saturday Artisan post.

Number of winner: 1 (One)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest starts now and ends on November 3, 2014. Contest opens Worldwide. Open to Legal Residents (18 years of age or older). Don't forget to leave me a way to contact you. Entries without contact information will be disqualified. Entries that do not follow the rules will be disqualified. Contest winner will be drawn on November 4th. Winner will be selected by and be notified by e-mail. Adorebynat is not responsible for sponsors that do not fulfill their prizes. I have represented each sponsor with the expectation they will fulfill their prizes and in a timely manner. Winner must respond within 48 hours after being contacted otherwise another winner will be randomly selected. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Don't forget to check out other current giveaway here.

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Saturday Artisan: Curlitude

Meet Najeema Iman of Curlitude, our Saturday Artisan.

Curlitude is a handcrafted jewelry and accessories company that strives to create one of kind wearable art to accent natural beauty and style and made in the USA.

I love the tribal and ethnic look of her creations. The fun colors and shapes draw me to keep clicking each link to see them more in details.

Let's get to know her more, shall we?

Tell us a bit about yourself and what arts/ crafts that you make?

I am a stay-at-home mother of two who has always loved all things art. The majority of my work is uniquely created from multiple layers of paper.  My inspiration comes from all around, but I absolutely love all types of tribal prints.  

What is the story behind your shop name?  

Curlitude is an expression of loving your authentic self, it was created to encourage people to embrace their natural beauty and style.

Hand-painted wood bangle bracelet-Multicolor- Yellow, Purple, Orange, Gold, Black "Geotribe"

Who is your target market?

My customers range from as young as 10 to as old as 70, everybody can rock a little curlitude.

Which part of creation process that you enjoy the most?

Coming up with new designs, patterns, the feel of the materials in my hands.

For us who love to travel, could you share a bit about your beautiful town/ city? 

I am native Detroiter, though I was born in Queens, New York I lived in Detroit all of my life. I am city girl by nature, currently living in Lansing, the capital of Michigan.  I may live in Lansing but my heart will always be in Metro Detroit, where I do the majority of my shows.

Purple & Gold Wooden Sundara Bangle Bracelet

Could you share on how your organize your products, we all can use a little tips here and there in this department?

I like to keep it simple. Pop Classics are my earrings that are inspired by vintage pop culture icons, Necklaces, Rings, Bangles, Bracelets, and Hair Accessories coming soon.

What is your best seller?

Pop Classic Icon Earrings

How does your day go in general?

Drop the kids off at school, clean up around the house, and create.

Bette Davis Pop Classic Icon Earrings

How do you balance your personal and work life?

I don't balance well, but I am working on it.

What inspires you?


What sets you aparts from your competitors?

I have a little something for everyone. I love color no matter what time of year it is.

"Shooting Stars" Triangular Multicolor Paper Earrings

What is your goal for 2014?  And are you on the right track?

To become more organized, create new products using recycled and vintage materials. I would also like to continue to connect with my previous customers.

Any advice for others running their on-line shop?

Promote, Promote, Promote. Have great pictures and a wide range of products.

What does handmade mean to you?

Not mass produced unique one of a kind wearable arts and crafts.

NEW "Fan The Flame"Extra Large Teardrop Earrings

If you could invent a machine, what would it be?

A machine that could connect to my brain and create all my designs in an instant.

You can find Najeema here:

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