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Thanksgiving Preview and Giveaway

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you in the U.S. that are celebrating today!
May you be spending time with family and friends being making lots of new memories...

This weekend kicks off the holiday buying season with:
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.
And a bunch of our BOCPAT members are stocking up their shops and offering items on sale!

Here is a quick glimpse of the donations from our BOCPAT members for giveaways throughout this event for those of you that want to help us share news of this sale, and then comment below.
Check back and enter every day through Monday for your chance at winning!
Winners will be picked by using Random.org on Tuesday morning from all of the comments on the daily blog posts and announced here soon after.

Here is the Sunday, Nov. 18 to Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 Giveaway:
For every social media (Face Book, Pinterest, Twitter, Blog, etc) share you do from Sun (11/18) to Thursday (11/22) comment on this blog post for every action you do, and get entered to win these pieces. Comments from Sunday 11/18 and Thursday 11/22 posts will be added up and counted as one round.

If you are looking to grab up some interesting artist-made beads and components for projects this season,
Start your shopping here on Black Friday with our Beads of Clay Professional Artists!

Here is a sample from some of the shops having sales:
Remember - if you Pin any of these on Pinterest, please use artist name.
And then come back here and comment to get entered daily!
And on actual Cyber Monday we're doing a cross over with Love My Art Jewelry Blog,
You can find not only beads on sale, but also some awesome handmade jewelry on sale!
And need we say - more giveaways too!
Love My Art Jewelry Blog

Here are all of the BOCPAT shops that have signed up so far to hold sales from Black Friday to Cyber Monday.
You will have to check individual shops for coupon codes or see if their items are already marked down. Some may be using our team code for this event: BOCCYBER

Thanks for supporting artists by buying handmade items!

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  1. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I am looking forward to spending time with family today and shopping for artisan beads on Bead Friday, I mean Black Friday. :)

  2. I've shared this on FB today. I love Marsh's beads!

  3. Shared on FB! Hope you are having a wonderful Thanksgiving!

    1. Congrats Shirley! Your comment was picked as the winner!

  4. And just had to pin a few too. :)

  5. I posted a link to the sale on my Facebook page!

  6. Lovely work! So hard to get to everyone, but I'm sure trying! :-)

  7. Share on Facebook, my main page!

  8. Shared on business page, Keepsakes by Kristi

  9. Shared on Facebook

  10. Thank you everyone for your support and helping us promote this event! Out of 10 comments left on the blog (we are using Random.org to pick the winner), the winner is comment#3! Congrats Shirley Moore! Please send your mailing address to Marsha (at) MarshaNealStudio.com and I'll get your pieces out in the mail to you!


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