12 Days of Giveaways: Giveaway #9

A few years ago I had big plans to start a little home-based business called “Lettered Olive” with my Mom. ¬†Unfortunately, it turned out to be too expensive & time consuming for us both- but I’ve still got a couple of things we had hoped to sell in our online shop lying around the house. One of which is our giveaway item of the day!

It’s a double mat I designed that measures 20″ wide x 28″ tall. ¬†The top mat has some neat little grooves cut into it so the black “core” shows through…


(Because it’s an odd size, it’ll need to be custom framed.)

The opening on the bottom mat is for a 5×7 print, and the quote I chose to have printed on it is one of my all-time favs…



If you’d like to throw your name in the hat for a chance to win it, leave a comment on this post between now and ten o’ clock p.m. tomorrow night. (Wednesday, 12/22/10) (Central Time)

Yesterday’s winner is…

Congratulations Laura! I’ll be emailing you soon to get your mailing address from you.

And congrats to today’s Twivia winner- @JessicaOakes. Today’s question was: In what year did Pottery Barn launch Pottery Barn Kids? Answer: 1999.

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  1. Janet says

    I love this saying and I love that George Strait has it in a song, when me and my kids listen to it, we get misty-eyed and hug each other…I would love to hang a pic of my little family in it!!!

  2. Katie says

    This is beautiful! I might put it in my office… that place needs some serious love.

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    So very pretty. I remember you blogging about Lettered Olive, oh and about Half Note Cottage. Did they ever finish decorating? Happy Holidays!

  5. Jen- says

    I love this…having been through triumphs and tragedies via family, adoption, love lost and love regained….love it. <3

  6. Susan says

    One of my favorite quotes, too! This is a great idea for a holiday giveaway…

  7. Jody says

    The quote is a favorite of mine as well :) Thanks for the chance to enter the contest.

    I wish you’d start an online shop!

  8. Janice says

    I love this beautiful mat – very special, especially the saying at the bottom. I have wonderful children and grandchildren, who are forever taking my breath away. I would love to have this to put a group picture of my very special family in to display in a place of honor in my home! (LOVE your blog…I read it every day!)

  9. scouty says

    When our second oldest daughter was married in March, her older sister, who was her maid of honor, shared this quote at the end of her toast at the reception. Our family loves this quote! Beautiful!

  10. jennifer says

    I love this mat!! It is beautiful and I also love your blog and I try to read it everyday.

  11. Heather says

    This would look great with a black and white photo of my kids playing in the leaves. I think I might even have a frame that size!