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August 8th Give-Away Prizes Revealed...



THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED, BUT PLEASE CHECK {HERE}FOR THE LATEST GIVEAWAY NEWS!


As you know if you have been following linen & lavender for awhile, I'm celebrating my one year anniversary of blogging by conducting a 3-part give-away.

June 8th, Tiffany of Southern California won
a 1 year subscription to Maisons Côté Ouest. 
July 8th, Kristi of San Jose, California won
"The Home Within Us" by Bobby McAlpine. 

The celebration culminates August 8th with
(drum roll please...)
one lucky reader receiving a

 $100 Gift Card

The winner will shop [the emporium] -My collection of favorite home design books and magazines along with CDs, movies and more.

And that's not all...


Four other names will be drawn and each winner will receive one of four travel books offered by TRAVELERS' TALES.

TRAVELERS' TALES has graciously offered to give 4 titles:

TRAVELERS' TALES ITALY: True Stories of Life on the Road;
TRAVELERS' TALES TUSCANY: True Stories;
30 DAYS IN ITALY: True Stories of Escape to the Good Life  -and the recently released:


100 PLACES IN ITALY Every Woman SHOULD GO by Susan Van Allen.
100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go (Travelers' Tales)
To add to the fun, I've decided to give everyone extra chances at winning, here's how it will work:

Make a comment on any post -past or present- between now and August 8th.  It can be as long or as short as you like, but it must include your name (or blog name -some way for me to identify you) and where you are from (no specifics please, just your country.)  Each time I receive a comment from you, your name will go into the hat.

So let's see...if you are a Follower, that's one chance.  If you are an Email Subscriber, that's another chance.  And if you make even just one comment every day from now - August 8th...that's at least 9 extra chances you'll have at winning.

So go forth...    Follow!  Subscribe!  Comment!   
Good luck!! 

P.S.  It is just a coincidence that both winners so far have been from my home state of California.  I just want to make it clear that the give-away has always included every one of my readers around the globe...Iceland, Indonesia, Australia...wherever you are.  If your name is drawn, I will figure out a way to get your prize to you no matter where you call home!*   



Image:  Milford Grey Towers, unknown source.
*Except where prohibited, of course.  Sorry.


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