One Year of Blogging Giant Giveaway!

It's hard to believe that exactly one year ago today, I put up my very first outfit post. While it seems like a long time, it also feels like I've been doing this for way longer than I actually have After reading personal style blogs for years, I never thought that I'd be able to do it myself, but I'm so happy that I did. Not only has it challenged it me to define my style, take more risks with fashion, and learn more about photography and graphic design (both of which I'm still complete novices at), but it has introduced me to some of the most amazing people from around the world. I'm so fortunate to have met and worked with incredible bloggers, and I'm excited to see who I'll have the pleasure of meeting in the next year. One of my favorite parts of blogging, however, is that I've had the opportunity of discovering and collaborating with small business owners. I'm a gigantic fan of supporting "the little guy," and I'm so excited to offer one of my readers the chance to win a BUNCH of store credit and awesome items from my favorite small business owners. 

Here's what you'll win:


If you've been reading for a while, you know that I love August Wrinkle. I've had the pleasure of styling up a few of their items and I find myself wanting just about everything they stock. Jana is offering the item of your choice (whether it be clothing, jewelry, accessory, etc.). The only problem will be choosing just one.


Hannah of The Braided Bandit is not only super stylish and a fellow Flock Together girl, but she also owns the most adorable vintage store, The Braided Bandit Vintage. She has the best eye and stocks her store with the sweetest pieces. Right now, it's full of adorable collars and pretty floral frocks that are begging to worn this summer. Hannah is kindly offering a $30 gift card.


Every time I scroll through the items in Heidi's shop, Heidala's, (and trust me, I've done so plenty of times), I can't help but imagine them being worn on the beach and paired with a sun hat. Heidala's creates such pieces as lacy crop tops, printed shorts, colorful skater skirts and more. Just in time for summer, Heidi is offering $40 in store credit.


It's always a treat when my favorite bloggers turn out to be talented on top of being well-dressed. Kati of Almost Stylish is one of the sweetest bloggers I've met in addition to creating some of the most fun pieces I've seen on Etsy. For her shop, Katinka, Kati creates the coolest patch kits (such as elbow patches and knee patches). Update: due to some technical issues, the winner will be receiving the classic patch kit from Katinka, Kati's most popular item. 



There are a large amount of vintage shops on Etsy that I have favorited, but Jo's shop, Sloppy Jo's Sloppy Seconds, had me falling in love the moment I stumbled onto it. I get so frustrated with amount of vintage shops that carry skirts that are too long for me and itchy sweaters, but there's something so fresh and flirty about the pieces at Sloppy Jo's. Jo is offering $15 in store credit, but you may have to fight me for that chevron dress.


No big giveaway would be complete without accessories, and the ones from Sassy Stitches by Lori are by far the perfect choice. Lori handmakes a wide variety of bags, totes, clutches, headbands, and more, and each item has a classic appeal that will go with anything. Lori is offering $15 in store credit to her shop.


Keep it all or give some it as gifts — one person will win it all. Thank you all for the amazing support I've received over the past year and good luck!

The giveaway will remain open until next Friday, 06/07, at 12 a.m.


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23 comments

  1. Aww, happy blogiversary! :)
    This is one amazing blog giveaway to celebrate with! How awesome. Definitely entered

    Trendy Teal

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  2. wow..Awesome Giveaway!! fingers crossed! and if interested, we are hosting an OASAP giveaway on our Blog currently : )

    xoxo

    http://canvirries03.blogspot.in/2013/05/join-now-oasap-giveaway.html

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  3. Awww congrats on one year of blogging! That's so exciting. :) I love your blog a bunch, and I can't wait to see what the next year holds for you!

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  4. Happy blogiversary!

    That is so exciting and what an amazing giveaway!

    xoxo,
    Laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  5. I can't beleive that you've only just know been blogging a year. Crazy! Congrats Elana!


    P.S. Your sponsor Katrina should know that there are currently no items listed in her shop. Her items look cool here, so I hope she gets that fixed soon.

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  6. So many adorable things Elana, I am thrilled to be a part of this! Sloppy Jo's vintage shop is too cute, I am off to favorite 5 million items :)
    Congratulations on 1 year girl, so happy to be bloggy-friends!
    xo Hannah

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  7. Congrats on the 1 year!!
    This giveaway is amazing!!
    <3

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  8. Happy anniversary!!!
    Would you like to follow each other?

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  9. YAY Happy one year ELana!!! I've loved following and getting to know you over the past year! You've always been one of my faves and I feel like we've become good blogging friends :)
    This giveaway is insane! I love all these shops:)
    Jessi
    http://haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

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  10. This is an amazing giveaway!!! Congrats on your one year blogaversary, that's so wonderful :D

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  11. yay!! i entered like a million times it seemed. i love ya girl! and yay!!! one year :)

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  12. congrats on one year- hopefully many more to come!
    XO Ilana @ My Modern Vintage

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  13. Happy 1st blog birthday and what a fabulous year it's been! Can't wait to see what this next year has in store for you! :)

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  14. Great giveaway and congratulations on 1 year of blogging. I'm also your newest follower and I really like your blog.

    I've only been blogging a couple of months, so I look forward to seeing where it takes me. I'm LOVING it so far!!

    xoxo Jackie
    http://somethingaboutthatthing.blogspot.ca/

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  15. Happy blogiversary! This is definitely an impressive giveaway for it.

    xo
    Sue

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  16. Uh, hey girl hey! Now re-entering the blogging world, it may take me a while, but i WILL look over all your lovely outfits that I have missed! At a glance-over, looks like you are having a fantastic summer so far!! Hope home is treating you well, and I will be making a pit-stop in LA this month...so...well, you know what I mean. Talk to you soon Elana!

    perfectly priya

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  17. Congratulations on one year of blogging! What a great giveaway!

    -Chelsea
    chelsandthecity.blogspot.com

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  18. Happy first year of blogging Elana! So happy to have found your blog:) And this giveaway is amazing, there are so many cute items :D

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  19. happy blogoversary!
    I absolutely love all your style and I am totally following you now :)

    good luck for everyone!

    <3
    The Sweetest Escape 

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  20. Congrats on one year of blogging...what an awesome giveaway to celebrate!

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  21. What an awesome giveaway! Thanks! Congrats on having a successful blog only after one year :)


    Flounces & Hubbub

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  22. This is such a great giveaway! I love August Wrinkle!
    Tara
    Penniless Socialite

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  23. Aw, checked this out too late, but congrats to the winner! This was an amazing giveaway! :)

    ~Alyssa
    www.butterfliesonmars.blogspot.com

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