The giveaway has ended! Thanks to everyone who entered!
I've been debating doing a blog giveaway for the longest time, but couldn't decide what the prize would be. I love making plush animals and the animal that is the most fun to make is an octopus - they are cute and friendly and they have 8 legs! What could be more fun?!?
Anyway, this giveaway is for one blue plush octopus hand crocheted by me using 100% acrylic yarn and stuffed is hypoallergenic polyester filling. This little guy measures 4 inches tall with 4 inch long tentacles. His eyes and face are hand sewn making him absolutely adorable and safe for children of every age. I will also include a hand crocheted 100% cotton washcloth, dish cloth and pair of face scrubbers in surprise colors!
How can you win this fabulous prize? Simple! The first step is to visit my Etsy shop and come back here and leave a comment telling me which item is your favorite. (this step is mandatory)
Here are some optional things you can do for extra entries, each one gets you one entry and you must leave a separate comment for each one.
1) Follow my blog using Google Friend Connect
2) Heart my Etsy shop
3) Heart any item in my Etsy shop and include which item you've hearted in the comment
4) Follow me on Twitter
5) Like my Facebook page
6) Tweet about the giveaway and post a link to the tweet in the comment. (can be done daily)
Plush octopus #giveaway by @madebymelissa, get up to 13 entries! http://bit.ly/9W4GSJ, ends 11/7
7) Post a link to the giveaway on Facebook and tag my Facebook page.
8) Write about the giveaway in your blog, include a link to the blog post in your comment.
For an extra FIVE entries, make a purchase from my Etsy shop between now and midnight on November 7. Come back here and tell everyone what you bought! (note, you must leave 5 separate comments)
Contest ends on midnight, Monday, November 7. Please be sure that you include a way for me to contact you if you've won (email, Etsy shop, Twitter, etc). The winner will have 48 hours to reply and send me their mailing address. I will ship to anywhere in the world!
Just a note, comments need to be approved before they post publicly on the blog, I will be checking in daily to read and approve comments, just because you don't see it publish, it doesn't mean that it didn't go through!