1st Friday Etsy Shop Feature & Giveaway

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Welcome to another 1st Friday Feature Day!etsy feature tagHave you ever shopped on Etsy?  It is a fantastic place!  I love the convenience of hunting online for certain unique and creative items, and Etsy is full of them!  Etsy shops are limited to selling items that fall into one of three categories:  handmade, vintage, or craft supplies. Since it’s “opening” in 2005, Etsy has grown into a viable marketplace for the small business owner, and has become the go-to shopping destination for many people searching for that perfect item to finish out their collection or craft project.

I love small businesses (I am one myself!), so I thought showcasing some of my favorite Etsy shops would be a fun way to support other small businesses and share more great finds with Lost & Found’s readers.

This month’s featured shop is Lemony Stitch.iusb_760x100.14172021_i7lvI love this shop because it’s owner, Julie, seems to have all of the seamstress skills that I so desperately lack 🙂  Her stitched fabric banners are just adorable, and I wanted to make sure to share her shop with you this month so you can check out her wonderful collection of Christmas themed banners.

Here is a little more about Julie and Lemony Stitch in her own words:

icm_fullxfull.50433566_3huu6qpx1og0kkwcwkkwHey All! This is Julie from Lemony Stitch! I’m the momma of four kiddos and I love to play legos and sneak time for a good book. When my little ones are napping and the big kids are at school I can be found in my studio sewing for you!! I opened Lemony Stitch this year and have loved connecting with clients and sending little packages of fun fabrics to my new friends!!

Whew!  4 kids! I only have 3, and I am barely functioning most days 🙂  I am super impressed with what Julie produces in her spare time.

Like this adorable Strawberry Banner, made out of vintage fabric.il_570xN.636912145_nhjgOr this little Sweet Baby banner.il_570xN.646204398_4mvfHer Christmas themed banners are the star of the show though!  I think my favorite is the Winter Decoration Banner.  I think the color scheme and pattern is very unique.il_570xN.673828499_2ws9I also love the Pom Pom Christmas banner.il_570xN.683099547_jhnaAnd for those of you who prefer muted Christmas decor, her Natural Christmas Banner made from red ticking is perfect.il_570xN.671432667_9l78For most of her banners, Julie also has matching miniature “Scrappy Flags” available. She also has as a few beautiful original watercolor PNG files available for download (she is a multi-talented lady!)

As a part of this feature, Lemony Stitch has generously offered a 20% discount to Lost & Found readers valid through the month of December, using the promo code LOSTANDFOUND20. That means it’s time to get started on your holiday decorating!

Also, Julie has graciously offered to giveaway one of her Christmas Linen Banners and a matching set of Linen scrappy flags to one lucky reader.  Thank you Julie!il_570xN.677001701_3c8r

Here is how you can enter to win, for a total of 4 entries per person:

1.  LIKE Lost & Found on Facebook. Leave a comment on THIS post telling me you liked.

2.  FOLLOW Lemony Stitch on Instagram.  Leave a comment on THIS post telling me you followed.

3.  FOLLOW Lemony Stitch on Pinterest. Leave a comment on THIS post telling me you followed.

4.  FAVORITE Lemony Stitch on Etsy.  Leave a comment on THIS post telling me you favorited.

The giveaway will end midnight,  December 14th and is open to residents of the United States 18 years and older. Good luck!



Monday 15th of December 2014

Hey there Melanie! Thanks for the shop feature! Did you announce a winner yet!? So fun!! I'm excited to ship out a banner to the lucky winner!!

Lori w

Sunday 14th of December 2014

I favorited lemony stitch on etsy and like lost and found on fb!


Sunday 14th of December 2014

I followed Lemony Stitch on Pinterest and made her a favorite on Etsy! Thanks for the opportunity to win!


Sunday 14th of December 2014

I am already of follower of Lost and Found on Facebook and love it!


Sunday 7th of December 2014

I have favorited Lemony Stitch on Etsy. I love all her banners, but the Natural Christmas banner with the red ticking and red and white pennats is my favorite! :) Thanks for showcasing a great Etsy shop and the contest!!!

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