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have a handmade holiday: win a necklace by a common thread

November 9th, 2010 · 134 Comments

CONGRATS TO JULIE B of Bellingham, WA who has won the awesome necklace by A Common Thread!

Wear it in good health, Julie!!!

With the spirit of Thanksgiving approaching, the function key would like to show our thanks and love with an amazing give away. In fact, we will be doing 6 weeks of Have a Handmade Holiday (read more here). With that, we have one vintage brass ball globe locket by Stefanie of the online shop, A Common Thread for one of you to take home!

Here’s how it works!

Add a comment to the bottom of this post and tell us which piece is your favorite over at A Common Thread

(extra Entries! (add these as separate comments for more opportunities to win):

*Leave a comment that you are now following A Common Thread on Facebook

*Leave a comment that you have blogged, facebooked or tweeted about the giveaway! (and leave us a link 😉 )

*Leave a comment that you have added A Common Thread on Etsy as a favorite!

*Leave a comment that you are now following the function key on Facebook or Twitter

***Please make sure to leave a valid e-mail address in the comment!***

We will close the giveaway on Friday, November 12th! So get your entries in!

A little bit about Stefanie:  Stefanie Fail makes her jewelry and crafts in Brooklyn, NY. When she’s not playing dress-up in her creations, she’s working on her Ph.D. in cognitive psychology and making the world more user-friendly.

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Posted by: Erin_Goldberger · Tags: etc. · fashion · holidays · jewelry

134 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Leta // Nov 9, 2010 at 3:13 pm

    I love the fan statement necklace!

  • 2 cham // Nov 9, 2010 at 3:16 pm

    love the chevron beaded necklaces!!

  • 3 LA // Nov 9, 2010 at 3:21 pm

    the arrow earrings!

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  • 5 Joanne Accardi // Nov 9, 2010 at 3:36 pm

    I love the beaded fringe necklace…It is so me….arty-farty, wild hippie.

  • 6 Karen // Nov 9, 2010 at 3:44 pm

    This necklace is actually my favorite on the site. I love the sentimentality of lockets and this one is so unique!

  • 7 Nicki Sebastian // Nov 9, 2010 at 4:34 pm

    Obsessed with this necklace! Brings me back to my days as a wrecking ball operator on construction sites. Also, I’m following Function Key on Twitter now!

  • 8 Jon B. // Nov 9, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    I love the Art Deco ring! Beautiful. Now following you on Twitter and A Common Thread on Facebook.

  • 9 Annette // Nov 9, 2010 at 8:16 pm

    Love the chevron beaded necklace. =) Thank you for the opportunity!

  • 10 Annette // Nov 9, 2010 at 8:18 pm

    a facebook fan.

  • 11 Annette // Nov 9, 2010 at 8:19 pm

    now a fav on my etsy (under lanniee)

  • 12 Meagan Prior // Nov 9, 2010 at 8:57 pm

    My favorite is the black bow and crystal necklace

  • 13 Meagan Prior // Nov 9, 2010 at 9:04 pm

    not sure if my last comment went up, but here is the link to my blog, that mentions the giveaway

    meagariorknits.blogspot.com/

  • 14 Katie // Nov 9, 2010 at 9:52 pm

    I love the handmade doily necklace! So very pretty!

  • 15 Libbi // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:04 am

    Gold Sheep necklace!

  • 16 Marija // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:18 am

    The triangle necklace is so stunning!!

  • 17 Marija // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:20 am

    I hearted on etsy as bokononist

  • 18 Marija // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:21 am

    I’m following the function key on twitter @mrsclutterbuck

  • 19 Janice // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:28 am

    I like the bowtie necklace

  • 20 GD Blooger // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:30 am

    I like that art deco ring! definitely my style.

    gdblogger1 at gmail dot com

  • 21 Janice // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:30 am

    I follow you on facebook

  • 22 Janice // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:30 am

    I shared on my facebook page

    http://www.facebook.com/acommonthreadhandmade?v=wall#!/pages/The-Way-the-Cookie-Crumbles/152152068137955

  • 23 GD Blooger // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:31 am

    I am following on twitter! (gdblogger1)

    gdblogger1 at gmail dot com

  • 24 Janice // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:32 am

    I hearted A common thread on my etsy

  • 25 GD Blooger // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:32 am

    I tweeted!
    http://twitter.com/#!/gdblogger1/status/2171642302169088

    gdblogger1 at gmail dot com

  • 26 Janice // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:33 am

    I liked Function Key on facebook

  • 27 Marlowe // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:39 am

    I really like the wolf necklace!
    marloweopat at gmail dot com

  • 28 Marlowe // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:42 am

    I added A Common Thread to my favorites on Etsy (mropat)

  • 29 Julie B // Nov 10, 2010 at 2:23 am

    I love the Taupe Mesh Crochet Bib necklace.

  • 30 Denise // Nov 10, 2010 at 2:36 am

    I love the vintage triangle necklace!

  • 31 Mary B // Nov 10, 2010 at 2:38 am

    The pyrite heart chain is very cute.

    mDOTkurokoATgmailDOTcom

  • 32 grace // Nov 10, 2010 at 3:14 am

    The one you are giving away is my favorite, followed closely by the Brass whale pendant.

  • 33 nicole // Nov 10, 2010 at 3:33 am

    oo love this! hard to pick a favorite item but i really love the crochet necklaces, very pretty. I also really love the pyrite cluster necklace.
    thanks for the chance!
    nicole at lillyella dot com

  • 34 nicole // Nov 10, 2010 at 3:34 am

    a common thread is now in my favorites!
    nicole at lillyella dot com

  • 35 nicole // Nov 10, 2010 at 3:35 am

    im following the function key on twitter!
    nicole at lillyella dot com

  • 36 nicole // Nov 10, 2010 at 3:35 am

    im a fan on facebook!
    nicole at lillyella dot com

  • 37 Louise // Nov 10, 2010 at 5:56 am

    My fav piece from A Common Thread is “multi-chain and crystal black bow bib necklace OOAK”.

    Thank you!

    louise_gillies(at)hotmail dot com

  • 38 Louise // Nov 10, 2010 at 5:58 am

    I have added A Common Thread on Etsy as a favorite. Username: sunsetstudies

    Thank you!

    louise_gillies(at)hotmail dot com

  • 39 very married // Nov 10, 2010 at 6:06 am

    ms(dot)verymarried(at)gmail(dot)com

    favorite piece ever? SO HARD.

    if i gotta just pick one… http://www.etsy.com/listing/61338215/brass-whale-necklace-on-long-bronze?ref=em

  • 40 Vee // Nov 10, 2010 at 7:17 am

    My fave piece is the gold sheep necklace in vintage brass on long chain

    sswpss at yahoo dot com

  • 41 Vee // Nov 10, 2010 at 7:18 am

    I have added A Common Thread on Etsy as a favorite, my etsy username is Vianna

    sswpss at yahoo dot com

  • 42 wulan sari // Nov 10, 2010 at 7:35 am

    my fave item
    gold sheep necklace in vintage brass on long chain

    wulanseries at gmail dot com

  • 43 aj // Nov 10, 2010 at 8:55 am

    I love the brass whale necklace ( :

  • 44 Schoolgirl // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:07 am

    I love the brass whale necklace on long bronze chain
    Thanks!

  • 45 Crystal // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:14 am

    I also like the Whistle Statement necklace in vintage brass

  • 46 Crystal // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:15 am

    I added A Common Thread as a favorite on etsy.

  • 47 G // Nov 10, 2010 at 10:07 am

    I love the crystal bib necklace with layered multi chains.

  • 48 G // Nov 10, 2010 at 10:07 am

    I heart your etsy shop.

  • 49 Lilly // Nov 10, 2010 at 10:38 am

    The sea glass pendant necklace in seafoam green is gorgeous!
    Thanks.

  • 50 Chani // Nov 10, 2010 at 10:38 am

    I love the whale necklace, it immediately caught my eye!

    blancetcaramel@gmail.com

  • 51 Carmilla // Nov 10, 2010 at 11:22 am

    I love the sea glass pendant necklace in seafoam green, please enter me ^^

    erica(dot)terranova(at)gmail(dot)com

  • 52 khris // Nov 10, 2010 at 11:39 am

    great giveaway! another favorite is the vintage gold heart necklace.

  • 53 khris // Nov 10, 2010 at 11:45 am

    added a common thread shop as a favorite on etsy. username is bellekhris.

  • 54 khris // Nov 10, 2010 at 11:46 am

    following the function key on twitter as bellekhris.

  • 55 khris // Nov 10, 2010 at 11:47 am

    tweeted about the giveaway:

    http://twitter.com/#!/bellekhris/status/2326200290648064

  • 56 katie // Nov 10, 2010 at 12:30 pm

    Mine HAS to be th ebird bracelet cuff! I am always on the look out for cool items like this one :)

  • 57 Amber // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:57 pm

    My favorite is the wolf necklace in vintage gold brass

  • 58 Amber // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:57 pm

    I like A Common Thread on Facebook – my FB name is Amanda Moore

  • 59 Amber // Nov 10, 2010 at 1:59 pm

    A Common Thread is now one of my Etsy favorites My Etsy name is Hurdler4eva

  • 60 Amber // Nov 10, 2010 at 2:00 pm

    I follow @thefunctionkey on Twitter- I’m @AmberGoo

  • 61 Jingle // Nov 10, 2010 at 3:49 pm

    I really love the bow tie necklace in knit beige yarn!!! It is so cute!

  • 62 Jingle // Nov 10, 2010 at 3:50 pm

    I am following A Common Thread on FB!

  • 63 Jingle // Nov 10, 2010 at 3:51 pm

    I follow The function Key on Twitter! (@JustJingle)

  • 64 Jingle // Nov 10, 2010 at 3:51 pm

    I follow TFC on FB!

  • 65 Kelly Irene // Nov 10, 2010 at 3:54 pm

    I like the arrow earrings and white stone multichain necklace. Thank you for the chance to win!

  • 66 Kelly Irene // Nov 10, 2010 at 3:55 pm

    I have added A Common Thread as a favorite on Etsy. (IreneDesign)

  • 67 Celeste // Nov 10, 2010 at 5:31 pm

    love the pyrite statement necklace!

  • 68 Kendall // Nov 10, 2010 at 6:26 pm

    I love the pyrite heart long chain necklace :)

    kendallcrowgirl(at)gmail(dot)com

  • 69 Kendall // Nov 10, 2010 at 6:28 pm

    I added A Common Thread as a favorite on etsy, my etsy name is kendallcrow :)

    kendallcrowgirl(at)gmail(dot)com

  • 70 Kendall // Nov 10, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    I follow the function key on twitter, my handle is @kendallcrow :)

    kendallcrowgirl(at)gmail(dot)com

  • 71 Kasie // Nov 10, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    I love the pyrite heart long chain statement necklace! Very cute!

    animalcrackers@gmail.com

  • 72 ShootingStarsMag // Nov 10, 2010 at 6:45 pm

    i like the vintage gold heart as well. cute!

  • 73 Wehaf // Nov 10, 2010 at 7:47 pm

    The arrow earrings in chevron with silver finished chain are gorgeous!

  • 74 Ivana Nikolova // Nov 10, 2010 at 7:50 pm

    My favorite piece is the brass whale necklace.

  • 75 Ivana Nikolova // Nov 10, 2010 at 7:51 pm

    I added the etsy shop to favorites:DreamyLittleThing

  • 76 Ivana Nikolova // Nov 10, 2010 at 7:51 pm

    i like A Common Thread on FB Ivana Nikolova

  • 77 Julia // Nov 10, 2010 at 7:59 pm

    I actually love the globe locket, but the sea glass pendant necklace in seafoam green is a close second!

  • 78 Ana Belén // Nov 10, 2010 at 8:05 pm

    I love gold sheep necklace in vintage brass on long chain. Enter me please!

  • 79 Ana Belén // Nov 10, 2010 at 8:05 pm

    Following A Common Thread on Facebook (Ana Belén R M)

  • 80 Ana Belén // Nov 10, 2010 at 8:06 pm

    Tweeted! http://twitter.com/fisiwoman/status/2451515818115072

  • 81 Ana Belén // Nov 10, 2010 at 8:07 pm

    Following on FB (Ana Belén R M)

  • 82 Ana Belén // Nov 10, 2010 at 8:07 pm

    Following on twitter (@fisiwoman)

  • 83 Zoe // Nov 10, 2010 at 8:40 pm

    I love ‘brass whale necklace’

  • 84 shenais // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:09 pm

    i like the gold sheep necklace- among other beauties!

  • 85 shenais // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:09 pm

    like you on facebook (wren nelson)

  • 86 shenais // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:09 pm

    hearted on etsy as maestramami

  • 87 shenais // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    like common thread on facebook (wren nelson)

  • 88 shenais // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/mamipdx/status/2468142034984960
    @mamipdx

  • 89 Melody // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:52 pm

    I love these totally rock’n roll arrow earrings.

    Melody.DuValatgmaildotcom

  • 90 Melody // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:52 pm

    Melody.DuValatgmaildotcom

    Liked on facebook (my name’s the same there too 😉

  • 91 Melody // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:53 pm

    Melody.DuValatgmaildotcom

    Tweeted http://twitter.com/everybodyelse01/status/2478907756384257

  • 92 Melody // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    Melody.DuValatgmaildotcom

    Added Common Thread as a fav on etsy
    (I’m http://www.everybodyelse.etsy.com)

  • 93 Melody // Nov 10, 2010 at 9:55 pm

    Melody.DuValatgmaildotcom

    Following The Function Key on twitter (everybodyelse01)

  • 94 Mallory Robinson // Nov 10, 2010 at 11:10 pm

    I love this necklace!!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/61279840/bead-necklace-black-cluster-of-semi?ref=em

    Mallory1031 at gmail dot com

  • 95 Mallory Robinson // Nov 10, 2010 at 11:14 pm

    tweeted!!

    http://twitter.com/#!/malloryrobinson/status/2498711972225024

    Mallory1031 at gmail dot com

  • 96 Mallory Robinson // Nov 10, 2010 at 11:15 pm

    following you on twitter

    @malloryrobinson

    Mallory1031 at gmail dot com

  • 97 Mallory Robinson // Nov 10, 2010 at 11:15 pm

    hearted on Etsy

    Mallory1031

    Mallory1031 at gmail dot com

  • 98 Cher // Nov 11, 2010 at 2:38 am

    I love the giveaway piece! I also like the fools gold pyrite statement earrings. kind of nostalgic for me :)

  • 99 Oksana // Nov 11, 2010 at 8:29 am

    I like crochet necklace with ruffle layers in beige!!! Very romantic and stylish one!!!

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • 100 Oksana // Nov 11, 2010 at 8:30 am

    I Like A Common Thread on Facebook!

    (oksana vladimirovna)

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • 101 Oksana // Nov 11, 2010 at 8:32 am

    I have added A Common Thread on Etsy as a favorite! (oksana2372)

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • 102 Oksana // Nov 11, 2010 at 8:34 am

    I Like the function key on Facebook!

    (oksana vladimirovna)

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • 103 Lara // Nov 11, 2010 at 10:46 am

    My fave piece is the beaded necklace in metallic bronze and silver tribal fringe. It ‘s super original!

    My email is svlara(at)gmail(dot)com

  • 104 Esie // Nov 11, 2010 at 5:03 pm

    I like the old sheep necklace,
    since I have collie dogs! Cute!

    I collect sheep items and would love to wear this necklace often, it is different!

  • 105 Anna Maria // Nov 11, 2010 at 5:25 pm

    I really love the beautiful “bead necklace, black cluster of semi precious stones” reminds me of some forest fruits! and indeed looks eatable!

  • 106 Vintage Globe Locket Giveaway | FreeBlogGiveaways.com // Nov 11, 2010 at 10:15 pm

    […] Enter This Giveaway: http://www.thefunctionkey.com/2010/11/free-necklace-giveaway/ […]

  • 107 Amber L. // Nov 11, 2010 at 10:27 pm

    There were so many lovies but the pyrite necklace in cluster design was my fav

    appetizerforacraftymind(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • 108 Amber L. // Nov 11, 2010 at 10:27 pm

    I follow you on twitter @buttonlove

    appetizerforacraftymind(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • 109 Malena // Nov 11, 2010 at 11:09 pm

    The crochet necklace with ruffle layers in beige.

    malena@hansentriplets.com

  • 110 Elaine R // Nov 11, 2010 at 11:24 pm

    Also like the Brass Caged Heart Necklace-so pretty.

  • 111 Molly M // Nov 12, 2010 at 12:09 am

    Wow! I am really digging the beautiful “entangled blue stone and multi-chain statement necklace.” I can see myself wearing it with a plain white tee or a cocktail dress. Thank you!

  • 112 Thifa // Nov 12, 2010 at 12:11 am

    My favorite item is jade green rock cocktail ring

  • 113 Thifa // Nov 12, 2010 at 12:13 am

    +I’ve added the store to my favorites.

  • 114 Lily // Nov 12, 2010 at 1:02 am

    LOVE the crochet necklace with ruffle layers in beige!

  • 115 Lily // Nov 12, 2010 at 1:02 am

    I follow you on twitter, username slowclublover.

  • 116 Lily // Nov 12, 2010 at 1:03 am

    I tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/slowclublover/status/2888976193028096

  • 117 Lily // Nov 12, 2010 at 1:03 am

    I hearted a common thread on etsy, username vintagewhale.

  • 118 Sarah // Nov 12, 2010 at 4:08 am

    My favorite from the shop is the encased beetle necklace. I’ve loved bugs since I was little.

  • 119 Angela B // Nov 12, 2010 at 4:56 am

    love the brass caged heart necklace!

  • 120 Angela B // Nov 12, 2010 at 4:59 am

    I follow A Common Thread on Facebook.

  • 121 Angela B // Nov 12, 2010 at 4:59 am

    I follow the function key on twitter.

  • 122 Angela B // Nov 12, 2010 at 5:00 am

    I follow the function key on facebook.

  • 123 Angela B // Nov 12, 2010 at 5:01 am

    tweet: http://twitter.com/bassbunch/status/2948849807134721

  • 124 jc // Nov 12, 2010 at 11:37 am

    I like the Gold Sheep Necklace, it’s just so sweet! Thanks for the lovely giveaway.

  • 125 Brooke // Nov 12, 2010 at 5:35 pm

    The layered bib necklace is very cool.

  • 126 photobookgirl // Nov 12, 2010 at 5:38 pm

    I love this locket!

  • 127 Kelli R // Nov 13, 2010 at 10:49 am

    My favorite piece at A Common Thread is the entangled blue stone and multi-chain statement necklace. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 128 Kelli R // Nov 13, 2010 at 10:50 am

    I’m now a FB fan of A Common Thread (Kelli Flanders Robinson).

  • 129 Kelli R // Nov 13, 2010 at 10:50 am

    I’m now a FB fan of The Function Key (Kelli Flanders Robinson).

  • 130 poppyy // Nov 13, 2010 at 11:25 am

    I fell in love with the pyrite heart long chain necklace from the shop :)

    poppyy.poppyy[at]gmail[dot]com

  • 131 Meagan Prior // Nov 15, 2010 at 1:58 am

    Just added as a fav on etsy.

  • 132 Tatz // Jul 13, 2014 at 1:11 am

    My sister made the jello slecis (with oranges) and I have the ice shot maker. Unfortunately they don’t last very long, if you try to reuse one for a second shot they usually end up getting a hole and making a big mess. But fun non the less

  • 133 Varun // Feb 18, 2015 at 9:39 am

    #18 parents in need of a visit from Child Protective Services talk about poor prientang skills. These women should have their tubes tied and thier kids taken away.

  • 134 Aneela // Mar 22, 2015 at 5:04 pm

    #19 My boyfriend and I went to an art muesum in Montreal and one of the pieces was literally just a wooden box. Just a plain, not painted, wood freaking box.