It's vintage giveaway time again, kiddies! Being as though it's the "mooost wun-der-ful tiiiiiime... of the year!", I thought this month was a great choice in showing how much I've appreciated you guys over the past year- your comments, your emails, the new followers to this train wreck of a blog and the new friends I've made- by doing the biggest giveaway yet! It might not be as grand what other people are doing, what with their Target gift cards and whatnot (I made that up- but if you know who's giving those away, let me know), but it's definitely not one you'll see anywhere else. It's little. Yellow. Different. It's my way, so quit yer bitching and don't make me pull this car over and come back there and slap you into next week. The holidays don't officially start until someone yells, someone cries, and then there's presents. Ho ho ho!
December's giveaway will be a chunk-o-vintage items, a chunk-o-retro items and some just for fun. Keep it, resell it, give it away as presents. I don't care what you do with it, just make sure you pass along a little gratitude to someone else along the way. You could call it "paying it forward", but I wouldn't, because I hate that term. I may be jaded, grumpy and a raging bitch, but I do carry a My Name is Earl-ian way of life: "Do good things, and good things happen". You can be jaded and grumpy too, just do something nice for someone else, OK? Or else.
Shuddup and get with the free stuff already!
Here's the whole cannoli:
Seeing as though that's a craptacular picture, I'll break it down for you, clockwise (ish):
1.) Handpainted, blown glass retro tree ornaments. Brand new and they come in a cool, old fashioned-ish wood crate.
2.) A brand new sequined/beaded poodle applique and a set of vintage 40's new old stock green buttons.
3.) A pair of vintage 50's lacy nylon gloves.
4.) A can of "Quick Snow"! Brand new, makes 3 gallons of fake snow, non-toxic and environmentally safe. So there's that.
5.) A set of vintage 60's potholders. They're new old stock, in their original package, never used. (These red & green kitchen-themed ones are the closest I could find to Xmas-themed ones. Yeah. Not very close at all, really.)
6.), 7.) and 8.) A vintage 40's/50's grey organdy apron w/lace & red topstitching, a vintage Xmas tree-embroidered napkin and a set of brand new, unscented silver taper candles.
9.) A vintage 50's winter white thermoset-esque plastic necklace.
10.) 2 vintage 50's unused Christmas cards.
11.) and 12.) A copyright 1972 Frosty the Snowman Little Golden book and a retro wood snowman tealight holder (or something- I'm not entirely sure what it's for. Maybe you keep your Vicodin in it.)
13.) A retro set of 4 glass holiday swizzle sticks.
14.) A set of 2 ruby red crystal martini glasses. The set is brand new, unused, with the store stickers still on the bottoms. And these suckers are heeaa-vy. And I don't mean that in a hippie 70's slang kind of way. They really do weigh a friggin' ton.
15.) A vintage 50's (?) club (as in playing cards) cookie cutter. New old stock, unused and in it's original plastic bag.
So, to enter: leave me a comment on this blog post anytime between now and December 8th, when I'll pick & announce the winner! If you don't follow my blog, all new followers will get a double entry to the giveaway! Everyone is welcome to enter and it's totally free to you! Good luck!