Giveaway #28: Creations by Kara – CLOSED

Hello fellow crafters/crap makers!! I’m Kara from Creations by Kara. I’m thrilled to be doing a giveaway for Char, because I totally ♥ her. She is awesome!!
I started up my Etsy store to raise funds for our adoption. I figure if you need to make money, you might as well have some fun doing it, right? ;)
I love making girly things like hair accessories and pins.
And I also sell home decor items and vinyl lettering.
I’m giving away a $20 gift certificate to my Etsy store to one lucky reader. That way you can pick your prize. Sound fun?

Here’s what you gotta do to enter. Leave one comment per entry!

-Visit my Etsy store. Come back and leave a comment telling me what you like.
-For an extra entry, come visit my blog, Creations by Kara.
That’s it. Good luck everyone!!!
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  1. Holly @ Domestic Dork says:

    I like the organza flower clippie.

  2. Holly @ Domestic Dork says:

    I visited the blog and totally had to bookmark the framed letter tute! Very nice!

  3. The Dummers says:

    Love the fabric pumpkins! Makes me a little excited for fall!

  4. The Dummers says:

    Visited the blog. So many cute ideas! I'll be spending a lot of time there!

  5. kimberlykikki says:

    Shabby Pink and Green Fabric Rosette is my favorite! CUTE stuff

    kimberlydklatt (at) yahoo (dot) com

  6. I like the "Beautiful Pink and Black Fabric Flower Hair Clip" Maybe I'm biased because I have a little girl, but its sooo cute!

  7. I love the organza hair clip – the pink one. I also like the 4th of July headband.

  8. I visited your blog and loved it! Thanks!

  9. PS -I also visited your blog! Your crafts seem very clever and doable! Thanks for the great ideas!

  10. I'd like a "count your many blessing" thanksgiving lettering. Great shop!

  11. I also visited your blog!

  12. The Gunter Family says:

    I love the Shabby Chic Rosette pillow. SO CUTE!

  13. 2Ksmommy says:

    Love the b&w and pink&black flower barrettes! My Kara would LOVE them!

  14. 2Ksmommy says:

    visited your blog! So many cute things to check out further!

  15. I love the bibs and rosettes!

    sarah8914 at gmail dot com

  16. I like the Laundry vinyl!

  17. And now I'm salivating over all the yummy recipes on her blog…first up is the corn & bacon dip.

  18. I love the Shabby Fabric Rosette Flower Hair Clip Pink with Black Pinstripe!

  19. Love the boutique quilt bibs!

  20. I visited your blog! Lots of fun stuff!

  21. I love the fabric pumpkins!

  22. Kara, your Sunday inspirations are awesome!

  23. I have been following Kari's blog for some time now.

  24. Love that boutique skirt!

    shelly at flottfamily dot com

  25. Following your blog!

    shelly at flottfamily dot com

  26. What's with all the giveaways? I kind of hate it.

  27. I like the red felt flower. Cute stuff!

  28. Queen Elizabeth says:

    Love the shabby rose!

  29. I visited your blog. Your chocolate mousse cake recipe looks absolutely delicious. It's bookmarked.

  30. Jeff, Catina & the Kids says:

    Love the rag quilt bibs!

  31. Jeff, Catina & the Kids says:

    Love the rag quilt bibs!

  32. I visited the blog and I am JEALOUS like YOU CAN'T BELIEVE about the frame you got for 2 bucks! I've been looking for a big, ornate frame for like… oh yeah, ever.

  33. Jacob and Cami says:

    Love the red felt flower and the pink organza clip. And the crochted flower clippies and darling.
    [email protected]

  34. And from the etsy shop, I LOVE the pink and brown felt clips-super cute. Also love the fabric pumpkins!

  35. JillybeansMommy says:

    Loving the rosette headbands on your Etsy page!

  36. JillybeansMommy says:

    The blog is great! Totally digging the frame and letter idea!!

  37. love the "laundry" vinyl lettering!

  38. i am soooo making the frame/monogram asap!!! thanks for the great idea!!!

  39. Ed and Bel says:

    I love the Shabby Shic Rosette Pillow Canvas off of your Etsy Shop.

  40. Ed and Bel says:

    We have also adopted and know how hard it is. Thanks for sharing your blog.

  41. I've adopted twice, amazing how the expenses add up. I love the 4th of July headband. Good luck to you :)

  42. If I were to win the gift cert. I'd definitely go for that giant rosette pillow.

  43. Your shabby chic rosette pillow is beautiful! I hope you raise the money for your adoption soon! xxx

  44. PS Happy Birthday to your hub! I'm dying to know what you chose… xxx

  45. I would love the shabby chic rosette pillow.

  46. I have a couple favorites. I like the pink ribbon flower clippies and the Welcome to Our Home vinyl lettering.

    Good luck with your adoption!

  47. I really like the rosette canvas pillow.

  48. Danielle says:

    Love the Fabric Pumpkins for Fall/ Halloween – Set of 3. Super cute!!!!

  49. Your blog is great, I've visited it many times!

  50. I love the rosette pillow

  51. Never Miss A Chance to Say a Kind Word vinyl letters… and I love the…Binky, Pacifier, Soothie Clip – Black with Yo Yo Flower and Pearl Brad

  52. i love the felt flowers! so cute!

  53. I visited your blog… think I am going to try your recipe for Monterey Chicken

  54. I have to say that Shabby Chic Pillow is wonderful!

  55. I love the fleur de leis coasters!

  56. AND I checked out your blog…it was your hubbie's birthday….happy birthday!

  57. I also visited your blog and am now a follower!

  58. Michelle says:

    I love the Shabby Shic Pillow Rosette Canvas!! So beautiful!
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  59. Visited the blog and I am totally bookmarking the recipe section!!

  60. Love the rosette pillow. I also really like several of the large hair clips.

  61. Your blog is so cute. I am now a follower there.

  62. I love the laundry room vinyl!

  63. I like the felt flower clipies. They would be cute on my daughter.

  64. I love the laundry room vinyl, at least you can chuckle while doing your "loads of fun"

  65. I love the rosette pillow. I loved your blog, lots of cute things.

  66. I am now a follower.

  67. Today with my 3 year old throwing epic fits, the "Life is to be Enjoyed, not just Endured" tile is PERFECT.

    For now, I'll endure the fits, but enjoy the child. Hah!

    Thanks for the chance to enter!

  68. Love the laundry vinyl saying and the fabric bows. Cute!

  69. Ranae Broadhead says:

    i love the Beautiful Pink and Black Fabric Flower Hair Clip!!

    [email protected]

  70. Ranae Broadhead says:

    visited your blog, and left a comment on your monogram craft.

  71. I love the Crochet Flower Hair Clip Clippies

  72. I visited your blog, Creations by Kara, and now follow it.

  73. love the crochet rosette flower.

  74. Karen Tapahe says:

    The Shabby Denim Rosette hair clip – so cute!!!

  75. Karen Tapahe says:

    I visited your blog. That Monterey Chicken looks divine!

  76. I love the Laundry Room vinyl: loads of fun! If I had a nice laundry room I'd totally put that up! I also like the flower hair clips. If only I had a little girl… Someday I'll have both!
    ilovepaulduersch at gmail dot com

  77. I visited your blog. I love that framed monogram! I never have such luck with thrift store finds. Thrift stores in my area are way overpriced!

  78. The Sewing Dork says:

    Laundry room … loads of fun… ha ha ha.
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  79. I like the felt hair clips–so cute!

  80. laura marie says:

    Your bibs are possibly the most adorable ones I have ever seen. I don't know if I could attach them to a kid.

  81. Love the pacifier clips, the flower magnets & the headbands!

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  82. Love the Beautiful Layered Brown Felt clip. I have a great outfit for it. :)
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  83. cute blog! Love what you did with the monogram letter. :)

  84. I love the Life is to be enjoyed not just endured sign. SO true.

  85. I love your shabby chic rosette pillow! it would look fantastic in my living room!!

  86. Fun blog! I added you to my reader. :)

  87. Amanda K @ Every Crafty Endeavor says:

    I love Kara and could easily spend $25 in her cute shop!

  88. Amanda K @ Every Crafty Endeavor says:

    I follow her too!

  89. My laundry room is in desperate need of some decorating help… that vinyl Laundry sign would be perfect! Thanks for the giveaway.,
    [email protected]

  90. Jessica and Matt says:

    Shabby chic rosette pillow is beautiful!
    [email protected]

  91. Jessica and Matt says:

    I visited your blog. Best wishes on your adoption! I am the mother of three of the most perfect adopted children.

  92. The set of 6 hairclips sounds great to me. I'm having a little girl so the the binky clip is great too.

  93. I like the pink flower clippies. I also really like the pillow.
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  94. I love the rosette pillow!

  95. Cute blog! I love the monogram letter and frame.
    [email protected]

  96. carlisle clan conversation... says:

    I love the rosette pillow! Adorable!

  97. carlisle clan conversation... says:

    I'm already a Creations by Cara stalker..err.. follower. :0

  98. Helena (XOXO Parisky) says:

    I've visited her etsy shop and I absolutely adore the Beautiful Pink Organza Flower Hair Clip and Beautiful Pink and Black Fabric Flower Hair Clip

    [email protected]

  99. Helena (XOXO Parisky) says:

    And I've also visited her blog and it's full of amazing ideas! I'm following now :)

  100. Love the large rosette pillow.

  101. I enjoy reading your blog – always have great ideas.

  102. stephjacobson says:

    I love the vinyl letter sayings. If I'm the lucky winner, I'd want something for my new craft room.

  103. sjf_1979 says:

    Do I have to pick just one? Anything with a rosette flower on it I am in love with!

  104. Sarah @ 365 Glimpses of John Parker says:

    I love that pillow!

  105. sjf_1979 says:

    Just stopped by your blog – what great ideas you have.

  106. Jonathan and Raechel says:

    I love the plaques and monogram items at your etsy shop! I wish I could use the cute bows, but I don't think my little baby man would appreciate it too much!
    [email protected]

  107. Jonathan and Raechel says:

    Just visited your blog – I love the framed monogram you made – great frame!
    [email protected]

  108. Jennifer says:

    My favorite is the Shabby Shic Rosette Pillow Canvas 16×16! Too cute!

  109. Jennifer says:

    I visited your blog! So many cute ideas, and lots of great tutorials! Thanks for sharing!


  110. iheartfootloose says:

    love the shabby shic pillow canvas.
    and also the "life is to be enjoyed not just endured" tile and the "never miss a chance" vinyl lettering
    cute shop!

  111. Your boutique denim skirt is so cute and I love all of your fabric roses.

  112. Amanda Brantley says:

    I love the count your many blessings lettering…and the binky clips are soooo cute too

  113. I've been to your blog ~ may the Lord give you the desires of your heart and fill up your adoption fund. Blessings!

  114. I need some new vinyl lettering!

  115. I love the pink/black fabric flower hair clip. Then, there's the black shabby chic flower clip… Beautiful work.

  116. I am a follower of your blog. Best wishes for your adoption adventure!

  117. I like the clippies. Now if only I could get my daughter to leave them in…

  118. Tyler and Becky Rider says:

    I really loved your 4th of July headband. I think the flowers would look great in other colors too. So cute.

  119. Tyler and Becky Rider says:

    I am now a follower of your blog. Best of Luck on your adoption

  120. Natalie K says:

    So hard to choose…I LOVE all of the flowers! But I do have my eye on the Red Felt Flower with Pearl button and the Pink Organza Flower Clip. The vinyl is tempting too…hmmm! :/

  121. Natalie K says:

    I've actually been following you for awhile in Google Reader. I think it's amazing that you want to adopt and I hope your prayers are anwered! :)

  122. the Shabby Rosette's are so cute!

  123. Love the shabby chic rosette pillow–gorgeous!

  124. I like the crochet flower hair clippies.
    blessed.mama4 at yahoo dot com

  125. visited your blog and subscribed via email
    blessed.mama4 at yahoo dot com

  126. Your hair accessories are way cute! I've been following your blog for a while now. Thanks for the inspiration!

  127. PB∧Janelle-e says:

    I want the rosette pillow case! Waay cute! :)
    [email protected]

  128. that canvas fabric rosette belongs in my hair. the end.

  129. We just found out we're having a baby girl,and would love any of those darling cute hair accessories, especially the crocheted ones! But I might be tempted to snag the rosette pillow!

  130. Jane Jeffress Thomas says:

    I visited your blog. Nice!

  131. Jane Jeffress Thomas says:

    My favorite thing is the Shabby Chic Rosette pillow.

  132. melissaballard says:

    That rosette pillow is GORGEOUS!
    [email protected]

  133. Laura's mom says:

    Adorable stuff!

  134. That pillow is gorgeous!

  135. I visited the blog-thanks!

  136. Love the welcome to our home vinyl!

  137. I visited the blog–what a nice mix of craftiness and food!

  138. A Different Drum says:

    Love the crocheted flowers hair bows!

  139. Laundry Room-loads of fun would be wonderful!

  140. I like the fall pumpkins!

  141. and I visited your blog!

  142. Michele P. says:

    I really like the Vinyl lettering tile, Life is to be Enjoyed from your Etsy shop!

    micaela6955 at msn dot com

  143. I love your " life is to be enjoyed" saying. What a great reminder.

  144. Michele P. says:

    visited your blog and really like the framed monogram you did, inexpensive, but very classy looking!

    micaela6955 at msn dot com

  145. Oh, an you have great blog!

  146. LOVE the shabby chic rosette pillow!

  147. Went to say hello on your blog too;)

  148. CuteCupcakesAllTheTime says:

    i lovet his one:Beautiful Layered Brown Felt Flower Hair Clip
    mychancetowin at gmail dot com

  149. Michelle says:

    I love the rosette pillow and the vinyl lettering.

  150. Michelle says:

    You know I would visit your blog even if it didn't give me an extra entry, but heck i'll take it.

  151. Kimberlee says:

    You have amazing things over on your Etsy hard to choose but love the denim flower headbands and the crochet flowers.

  152. Lively Luckinbills says:

    I like the denim ruffle skirt and headbands.

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  153. bluestocking mama says:

    the rosette pillow

  154. Our Happy Family says:

    I love the pink & brown flower clips. Super cute!

  155. I like the fabric pumpkins and the count your many blessing vinyl. Of course all the bows are adorable too!

  156. movingmommy says:

    I love the blue and lime crochet flower head band. And I like the shabby flower head band.

  157. The Bronson Bunch says:

    I love the rosette pillow! So classy!

  158. The Bronson Bunch says:

    You have such a cute blog Kara!! Love it!

  159. I love the Shabby Shic Rosette Pillow Canvas, it is sooo cute!
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  160. I visited your blog, it is so interesting…
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  161. The shabby chic rosette pillow would look great in my house!

  162. Jenalyn and Mike says:

    So many cute things! The pacifier holders are great!

  163. Jenalyn and Mike says:

    Your blog is fun…so many great zucchini recipes!

  164. krmccord says:

    I really like the lime green flower hair clip with headband. So cute!
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  165. The Cluttered Cupboard says:

    Great shop!!! And I love your blog :)
    The fabric pumpkins would be great for my fall decor :)

  166. sweet luci's says:

    I love the headbands, and I couldn't pick just one, they are all gorgeous.

  167. Love the fabric flowers and all of your other stuff! The vinyl is great as well!
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  168. I'm following your blog and I love the Family is.. vinyl plaque!
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  169. The Potvins says:

    I love the shabby chic pillow rosette canvas…adorable!

  170. The Potvins says:

    I am following your blog!

  171. danyelle says:

    I like the rosette pillow.

  172. danyelle says:

    I follow your blog.

  173. I love the rosette pillow!!

    [email protected]

  174. I visit your blog all the time and can't wait for you to get your girl. I would love something vinyl cause I'm to cheap to get a circut machine :)

  175. I visted your etsy and I like the quote by Pres Hinkly (Love that man!)
    ps I just realized you could do two entrys one for etsy one for your site so my two comments talk about both :)
    I visted your blog–like every other day for the last month or two.

  176. jenpetersen says:

    I love the rosette pillow. It is so cute!

  177. Love the rosette pillow!

  178. I love the baby things… like the pacifier clip!

  179. Bobbie Mackey says:

    love the pink and brown shabby flower clip (which matches my maya's outfit today perfect!)

    bobbie @

  180. Amanda Joy says:

    the Shabby Chic Rosette Pillow, I love it!

  181. Mathew and Christie says:

    Adoption is such a wonderful thing. We have adopted two girls. What a joy it has brought to our home.

    I love the denim skirt!

  182. Tonya's Sewing Room says:

    i love the pillow with the huge Rosette on it…

  183. The shabby rossette pillow is super cute

  184. YourOwnLilStar says:

    i loved your bibs!!

  185. Landon and Kylie says:

    I love all the headbands!
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  186. I visited the blog-love it!

  187. If I won, I would pick the shabby chic pillow.

  188. Nancy's Couture says:

    I love the darling felt flower hair clippies!!!

  189. I love the clips and Laundry Room Black Vinyl Lettering Decal! very cute!

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  190. I visited the blog! great homemade ice cream recipe! yum!

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  191. the boutique bibs are really pretty

  192. Bombtastic Belle says:

    the rosette pillow is adorable!

  193. that pillow is amazing!!!

  194. Kathleen C. says:

    You've got lovely products in your etsy shop, Kara. I like the Denim Rosette Headband and the Crocheted Flower Hair Clips. If I won, I would donate the items to a benefit Holiday Sale that I work on each year. Good luck to you!

  195. I love that rosette pillow more than life.

  196. visited your blog!

  197. Twins Squared says:

    I really like the 4th of July Headbands and the Denim Headbands.

  198. Twins Squared says:

    I just visited your blog. Great tutorials!



  201. Love the crocheted flower clips!

  202. Love the fabric pumpkins and the headbands.

  203. I love the pink organza flower bow, too cute

  204. Visited the blog too.

  205. The fabric pumpkins are so adorable!

  206. I visited Kara's blog.

  207. I like the lettering tile! Love the pillow too!

  208. LOve the Welcome sign for the front door. You have tons or cute things!

  209. Katie and Howard says:

    Love the pillow! Good luck with your adoption!

  210. love the pillow the lettering all of it!! and what a beautiful cause I have four adopted beauties!!! What a blessing adoption is!!

  211. I really like Laundry Room Black Vinyl Lettering Decal- Loads of Fun it made me giggle!

  212. Visited your blog. The ice cream recipe looks YUMMY! I will need to try it.

  213. I love the Rosette Pillow! It would look way cute in my room!

  214. I visited your blog!

  215. I love the shabby shic rosette pillow!

    [email protected]

  216. I visit your blog regulary and link up every week!

    [email protected]

  217. I like Set of2 Darling Felt Flower Hair Clippies Clips.
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

  218. I visited your blog and I will check your linky.:-)
    lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

  219. I love the Beautiful Pink Ribbon Flower Hair Clip with Pearls

  220. I visited your blog!

  221. Is it sad I'm THAT in love with Vinyl lettering?? It's just TOO CUTE!!

  222. Um…about the blog…That framed monogram is cute too!!

  223. I do trust all the concepts you’ve introduced for your post.
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