Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Aloha and Welcome!

Aloha Friends!

Along with the new exciting relaunch of our websiste www.TheRareOrchid.com  I decided to also work on another goal I've wanted to do for a long time.... a blog!  This blog will be a place for TRO updates, TRO promotions, things I like and am inspired by, small creative business resources, and thoughts from the day in the life of a social worker turned crafter turned entrepreneur.

And what better way to launch this new blog than by doing a GIVEAWAY!

We will be giving away a FREE PENDANT of the winners choice ($25 value)!














Our gorgeous pendants are all made from small portions of large sheets of Japanese washi paper, with each pendant being a different cut of the design making for a truly unique piece!  Pendants are white gold coated and come with a 16" chain. 

**TO WIN**
Become a follower of this blog, The Rare Orchid , take a peek at all our different pendant designs on our website www.TheRareOrchid.com , and leave a comment on this post about which is your favorite and include your e-mail. (1 entry per a follower)


For EXTRA Entries:


+ 1 entry: Become a fan of The Rare Orchid on Facebook
+ 1 entry: Post this giveaway on your blog, facebook, or twitter


GIVEAWAY will close November 26th, 2010.  Winner will be selected by random.org , and notified by e-mail.  Open to U.S. residents only.

71 comments:

  1. My favorite is the Baby Blues Washi Pendant.

    whitneyellen77@gmail.com

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  2. I like the Red Blossoms pendant, it's really pretty!

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  3. I am a follower and love the Funky Plum Blossoms Pendant!

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  4. I follow you via Facebook!

    CherryBlossomsDesign AT hotmail

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  5. I follow on gfc and I really like the Baby Blues Washi Pendant

    sarahdottennysonatgmaildotcom

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  6. I'm a Facebook follower and I LOVE the Red Elegant Washi Pendant!

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  7. I like the Cool Paisley Washi Pendant
    sunshine4342 at juno dot com

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  8. Red blossom or seabreeze - they are all so beautiful! Just became a follower :)
    sewhomegrown@hotmail.com

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  9. Oh these are lovely.

    I'd have to say my favorite(s) is the Red Elegant.

    That said, the Funky Blue is perfect for a friend who loves japanese culture.

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  10. Just started following and I love the Funky Plum!

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  11. Follower with GFC (oona) and I love the Sunfire Washi Pendant, just lovely!
    Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

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  12. Aloha Friends! Thanks for all the comments so far... just a reminder to PLEASE LEAVE YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS on your comment so I can make sure to enter it into random.org for the drawing.... thanks! xoxo

    **Also don't forget everyone gets 10% off all orders on www.TheRareOrchid.com this week... use any of the following codes:

    RELAUNCH10 (preferred customer e-mail)

    BLOGGIVEAWAYS10 (bloggiveaways followers)

    BB10 (blissful bee followers)

    TGC10 (the gift closet followers)

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  13. My favorite is the Funky Blue. Beautiful!

    mandah.wall at gmail dot com

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  14. I love the SIMPLY PINK NOTEPAD! It's so pretty! Thank you for this wonderful giveaway!!!

    fairywater79@gmail.com

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  15. Pretty pretty!
    I'm a new follower :0)
    I like the Funky Blue Washi Pendant!
    oohmybento[at]gmail[dot]com
    Cherie

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  16. i like the Cool Paisley Washi Pendant
    i follow on gfc
    mermont84@yahoo.com

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  17. i am a fan on fb
    mermont84@yahoo.com

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  18. Hi! Just became a follower. I like the Sherbert Washi pendant. :) Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

    aliasgirl1976@yahoo.com

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  19. I like the Funky Blue. Following via GFC as Mona Odegard.

    monaodegard(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  20. tweet http://twitter.com/mermont84/status/5733378653421568
    mermont84@yahoo.com

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  21. I'm a follower and I like Seabreeze Washi Pendant.
    Everything is very nice!

    alekee02[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  22. I became a fan of The Rare Orchid on Facebook

    alekee02[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  23. Timmy1966

    http://therareorchid.blogspot.com/2010/11/aloha-and-welcome.html#giveaway

    alekee02[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  24. Aloha to you. My fave is the Red Blossoms washii, and I am following you as jhb.
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com

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  25. Im following your blog and my favorite is the Baby Blues Washi Pendant

    HarajukuGirl92@gmail.com

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  26. My favorite is the Sherbet Washi Pendant. I love the soft colors.

    marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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  27. my fav. is the orange washi pendant. Beautiful!

    swiener1[at]tampabay.rr.com

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  28. like you on fb as susan wiener

    swiener1[at]tampabay.rr.com

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  29. linked your super giveaway on my fb wall here: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000174960284

    swiener1[at]tampabay.rr.com

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  30. I like the Cool Paisley Washi Pendant.
    laurenello@gmail.com

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  31. I'm a follower and I like Jewels Washi Pendant.


    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

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  32. Funky Plum Blossom Washi Pendant

    ^ That one is my favorite <3

    cannagirl930@gmail

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  33. following on FB! Gabrielle P

    cannagirl930@gmail

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  34. http://twitter.com/CAMonkeyMomma/status/5895972961910784

    shared this on twitter :D

    cannagirl930@gmail

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  35. My favorite is the funky plum. It is really cute!

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  36. following your blog and I like the pink lemonade pendant
    ejxd95@gmail.com

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  37. http://twitter.com/mermont84/statuses/5968483208667136 mermont84@yahoo.com

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  38. i follow and i love the funky blue one

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  39. I am folowing and I love the Navy Shabby Chic One!

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  40. I follow you, and my favorite is the funky blue pendant
    jamym42@gmail.com

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  41. I'm a facebook fan
    jamym42@gmail.com

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  42. I posted this giveaway on twitter
    @jamym42
    jamym42@gmail.com

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  43. Became a fan on Facebook as Mona Haynes Odegard

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  44. following (:
    i love the pink lemonade washi pendant!!

    katmckid at aol dot com

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  45. http://twitter.com/katieBmcp/status/6312272859242496

    tweeted!

    katmckid at aol dot com

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  46. liked you on facebook as kate mcp (:

    katmckid at aol dot com

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  47. http://twitter.com/mermont84/statuses/6330769668571136
    mermont84@yahoo.com

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  48. I like Rare Orchid on FB!
    natalieenorton AT yahoo DOT come

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  49. I am a new follower. I like the Sunfire Washi Pendant!

    natalieenorton AT yahoo DOT com

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  50. Im a follower and Im in love with the Baby Blues Washi paper pendent!
    marloweopat at gmail dot com

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  51. I'm a follower on google and LOVE the Seabreeze Washi Pendant! These would make neat Christmas gifts.... Collins.L.H@gmail.com.

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  52. Hello. I am a new follower! I would love to have the Sherbet Washi Pendant. So pretty!

    define1lady@gmail.com

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  53. I would love to enter!

    I liked your blog.

    My favorite is the red blossom pendant. all those pendants are lovely though!!

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  54. I liked you guys on facebook!!

    soccerplayerr05@hotmail.com

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  55. I posted this on my blog!!

    I hope I win!! :)

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  56. the sherbert washi is so pretty.
    tattgiff at centurytel dot net

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  57. gfc follow!
    tattgiff at centurytel dot net

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  58. i liked you on fb and shared
    tattgiff at centurytel dot net

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  59. I'm your new follower on this blog :)
    I love the Baby Blues Washi paper pendant!!! so pretty

    fidza
    jazzcarnation@aol.com

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  60. Just tweet the giveaway on twitter;
    http://twitter.com/#!/LadyFidza/statuses/6660807907614720

    @LadyFidza
    jazzcarnation@aol.com

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  61. Your new fan on facebook :)

    Fidza
    jazzcarnation@aol.com

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  62. Love the Funky Plum Blossom Washi Pendant! Nice website!

    Rhonda
    ladyinblueshop@gmail.com

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  63. http://twitter.com/mermont84/statuses/6800464968425472
    mermont84@yahoo.com

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  64. I follow the Rare Orchid on Facebook (Marlowe Raye)
    marloweopat at gmail dot com

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  65. http://twitter.com/mermont84/statuses/7145595487657984
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  66. http://twitter.com/mermont84/statuses/7520403878584321
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  67. http://twitter.com/mermont84/statuses/7782658637561856
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  68. I follow your blog via gfc and I would love the Baby Blues Washi Pendant suelee1998 @ gmail.com

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  69. http://twitter.com/mermont84/statuses/8115220845170688
    mermont84@yahoo.com

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