Sunday, September 30, 2007

Lured by Lore - Skimbaco Giveaway

Note: There are TWO giveaways here this week, so be sure to scroll down one and enter the Beacon Street Girls contest as well!

This giveaway is being sponsored by my blog buddy Katja, and you are going to be blown away by her generosity. First, a little bit about Katja and her gorgeous, upscale boutique, Skimbaco. (I love saying/writing both of those names!)



Here's Katja's "About Me" profile from her blog:

I am a fashion-freak-former model. I am a cinnamon-bun-baking-housewife. I am a marketing-loving-business-woman. I am a "let's-jump-some-more-on-the couch-kids"-mother. I own skimbaco.com, the Upscale Children's Boutique.

Don't you just love her?!

Katja's boutique Skimbaco is LOADED with the most hip and trendy children's designer clothing, shoes and accessories, baby gifts, home deco, toys and women's designer jewelry.

New to Skimbaco is the clothing line Fable and Lore created by Kaia Canales. Canales has designed for companies such as Calvin Klein and Old Navy in the past, and now, her Fable and Lore line is available at Skimbaco!

The line centers around a fairy tale theme, and each outfit comes with its own illustrated storybook. The clothing features color-changing embroidery and hidden pockets to create a magical feel for children. How cool is that?!

You can read an interview with Canales by Katja here.

My favorite from the Fable and Lore line is this gorgeous Peggy Ruby Red Velvet Coat:



How perfect is this for fall? The leaves lining the bottom are just too cute.

Boys can wear the Peter Preppy Navy Coat and look just as stylish as the girls:



A few other favorites of mine from Skimbaco include this Victorian Blouse in Black in the Wati line:



this Custom Silver Child Name Bracelet in the Deanna Cochran Tiny Angel Designs collection:



And this Custom Blanki in brown by Gigi Blanki:



Now that you've fallen in love with Skimbaco as much as I have, I have good news for you! One winner will receive a $100 shopping spree at Skimbaco!

Here are all of the contest details:

Deadline: Enter by 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday, September 30. Any entries after that time will NOT be accepted. Winner will be drawn on Monday, October 1 and announced that day.

To Enter: Simply announce this contest on your blog with a link back to this post and to Skimbaco, then leave a comment here (Haloscan and Blogger comment entries are both accepted) on this post with your link.

NO DUPLICATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Non-bloggers are more than welcome to enter by leaving your name and contact information in the comments, along with your favorite item from Skimbaco.

Remember that if you have won a contest of mine in the past month, you are ineligible to enter. Sorry!

Good luck and happy entering!
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28 comments

Bebemiqui said...

I posted about the contest on my site...I would love to win this!

O Mama Mia said...

Oh my sweet Blonde! You KNOW I sooooo neeeeeeeeeeddd! ;)
I posted & linked & obeyed like I was told! ;)

Tuesday Girl said...

I also did as I was told!

Anonymous said...

i don't have a blog but would love to be entered into this contest. my favorite item would be the tutti-frutti skort set. it would be perfect for my girls.
bwalleshauser@yahoo.com

Christine said...

This would be wonderful!!
I'm all linked up HERE.

Crunchy Domestic Goddess said...

i'm linked up here: http://crunchydomesticgoddess.com/contests/

great giveaway from a great store! love skimbaco and katja. :)

Jessie said...

Sign me up! great contest!
http://thelucaszoo.blogspot.com/2007/09/contests-that-i-have-found-while-i.html

Anonymous said...

What a fun store!! My fave item would be: The Tea Collection Journey Canvas Jumper in Celery Green. [I love green!]
~Jacklyn
mama4jc@gmail.com

Stephanie said...

Love it All! The sweaters and grey cable knit dress are adorable. I don't have a blog yet so my e-mail is grayjones5@yahoo.com

Jenna Glatzer said...

Must have that gorgeous red jacket. Must. Have. Which is why, of course, I'm all linked up at http://mommajay.blogspot.com/2007/09/win-100-gift-certificate-to-skimbaco.html . Thanks!

JRT-ESS said...

Loved the Skimbaco website. i really like the Mariposa 2 Piece butterfly outfit. I have mentioned it in my post for today as I have no idea how to link to things. I put in the website for both.

Laura @ Laura Williams' Musings said...

Katja has some of the most beautiful clothing! Count me in Dawn!

I blogged ya baby!
Monday Edition of Contests Galore

Andrea said...

This is an AWESOME contest! They have such cute stuff at Skimbaco! I posted about the contest here: http://jonathanandandrea.blogspot.com/2007/09/countless-contests.html

lace said...

Great things to be had at Skimbaco. My post is up

http://me-lace.blogspot.com/2007/09/skimbaco-giveaway.html

kailani said...

My post is up, too! Thank you!

http://islandreview.blogspot.com/2007/09/win-100-to-skimbaco.html

Shortie said...

My post will be up in minutes. Love ya!

Stacey said...

Hi--this is great, I adore Katja. Please enter me, my post is upp. ~Stacey

http://www.JameeForever.blogspot.com

Naomi said...

Love Skimbaco and Katja... and I've really wanted an excuse to get the Paperwings reversible skirt with the heart appliques for Roo... this gift certificate would bring it down to only slightly extravagant price for me to justify!

http://superdumbsupervillain.blogspot.com/2007/09/win-stuff-this-week.html

LadyShay said...

I posted the contest on my site. Hopefully I'll winnnnnn.

New to your site, lovely!

LadyShay said...

the post url is
http://theskirkle.blogspot.com/2007/09/i-skimbaco.html

i 4got to add it.

Mr. Fabulous said...

I don't know if I can endorse jumping on the couch.

That's why we can't have nice things.

Ms. Can't Be Wrong said...

This is awesome stuff, I'm in!

Mama Luxe said...

Katja IS awesome and her stuff is so nice. Would love a spree!

I blogged about it here! Thanks!!!

And my e-mail is mamaluxe at gmail dot com

Deb - Mom of 3 Girls said...

Oh this would be wonderful for me - I love Skimbaco! My post is at: http://debmomof3.blogspot.com/2007/09/contest-round-up-4.html

Please enter me - thanks! :)

Christina said...

Oh my, spending this girt certificate would be heaven. count me in!

My post will be up shortly. :o)

Tiffany said...

Count me in! My post will be up a few min.

Girl Gone Wild said...

Linked up and in love!

Doreen said...

Awesome!!! I'm all linked up here:http://doreens-scrap-wonderland.blogspot.com/2007/09/skimbaco.html . Wonderful give-away!

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