I am always happy when I see an email from Novica in my inbox because that means something awesome for me and something awesome for you.
For those not in the know about Novica, they are a company which works in association with National Geographic to showcase and sell art, jewelry, clothing, handbags, home décor, corporate gifts and more from artisans from all over the world. They ensure the artists receive a fair market value for their work so that they might keep body and soul together, which as an artist and a human being, I really appreciate.
They have a zillion items in all price ranges and all of them unique, handcrafted, eco-friendly and fabulous. Each item includes a bio of the artist and in a world of identical big-box stores, it’s just kind of nice to know something of the person who made what I’m buying.
Having worked with Novica on several occasions and spent many hours on their site, I would suggest using the filters to narrow your viewing options. There is just so much wonderful stuff to look at that eventually your eyeballs will pop out of your head and dangle by springs and that’s not an attractive look.
If you want to avoid that whole eyeall popping out thing, here are some suggestions:
So then, the details: Novica has offered me two $50 gift certificates, one for me and one for you. I’m getting these earrings just cuz they’re purdy. You could get the same earrings and then we could wear them to school on the same day since we are BFF’s and all.
If you are interested in a chance to win the other $50 gift certificate, visit Novica (and you may be gone for three or four hours because there is a LOT of cool stuff there) and then pop back in and leave me a comment telling me what you saw that you liked and your Dad’s name since it’s Father’s Day.
Random.org will help me determine the winner later this week, or when the mood strikes.
My dad’s name is Ed and everyone likes him, but no one more than me. Except maybe my mom.
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UPDATE: Contest closed! Congratulations to Jake, commenter #4!