At LQ we are so excited about this years 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways, we can`t even begin to tell you! As you may know, this year we reached out to our small business and maker community to bring you the best prize packages we could!
We always have so much fun with this giveaway each year, we thought others would too! And boy, were we right! We are so humbled and grateful that so many amazing people and businesses joined us this year. To make sure you get a full introduction to the amazing companies and individuals behind these prizes, we will be sharing a little bit about them on the blog. Each day we will announce a new set of prizes, and we encourage you to come on over to the blog and get to know all these beautiful elves!
So on The First Day of Christmas:
- Upcycled fur headband handmade by In Hattie’s Attic;
- Audrey Necklace (freshwater pearl on a 10 Karat filled chain) handmade by Jac-Out-Of-The-Box Jewelry,
- Matte lipsticks handmade by Daval Beauty, and;
- Earrings by La Quaintrelle
In Hattie's Attic
In Hattie's Attic is a Family run business specializing in luxury Handmade Santa's & Accessories made from recycled vintage fur coats and fabrics.
After many years of selling only to cruise ship passengers, out of a small water front shop in their hometown of Sydney, NS. The time finally came to sell these unique, one of a kind treasures online.
Their Santas are made from high quality recycled vintage fur coats and fabrics and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Beards are Tibetan, Mongolian, curly lamb or combed sheep. Each Santa is decorated with its own unique set of presents and decorations to make each one unique; and what is sure to become a cherished Family heirloom. Not to mention the beautiful pompoms and fur headbands they have available!
Jac-Out-Of-The-Box Jewelry is inspired by color, coastal living, and a love of fashion. Distinctive pieces are created to suit various styles.
The designer has always loved creating. While taking her MBA, she discovered a local bead shop nearby and so began the love of jewelry making. It was the perfect match...a love of creating something, combined with her love of fashion. She uses various materials to create various styles and textures.
She had the opportunity to take some classes in metal-smithing jewelry which added a new dimension to the art of Jewelry making for her.
After years of enjoying jewelry making as a hobby, she decided to start Jac-Out-Of-The-Box Jewelry in the Fall of 2012.
Jac-Out-Of-The Box Jewelry has been showcased in various award and film festival style lounges. As well as being featured as Find of the Month by Canadian Gift Guide.
DAVAL Beauty was created by a lipstick-loving chemical engineer. Following completion of her graduate studies and after working in various R&D sectors, she decided to experiment with formulating her own lipstick for personal use. This was due to the limited availability of affordable, highly pigmented, comfortable, long-wear lipsticks on the market. This hobby soon transformed into a small business following requests from friends and family for the product.
All DAVAL lipsticks are handcrafted in small batches in Halifax, Nova Scotia with the synergy of science and beauty. They are continually working to optimize and refine their formula for your comfort and wear. With roots from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, they take a lot of pride in providing you with our best product and customer service.
As vegetarians for over 20 years, it is very important to them that both their products and source ingredients are cruelty free and not tested on animals.
All of their lipstick shades are modeled after very special individuals in their lives (their muses). Like RoRo, aka Rochelle, she's their vibrant and spunky beauty.
Dress those lips in DAVAL babe and support local. Their goal is to make you feel beautiful, confident, and empowered in a boldly pigmented, comfortable matte lipstick. They believe you can do anything you set your mind to! You got this.
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And don't forget to check out their Etsy Shop!
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