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Monday, September 9, 2013

A Lil Bit Fancy Shop Spotlight + Giveaway!

Hey guys!

Happy September! I'm here with an awesome bracelet shop called A Lil Bit Fancy (ALBF) on etsy.
This is a great boutique for high end and high quality leather chain cuff bracelets of all sizes and designs.

Before I get started on my review, here's a little bit about Kate
 -- the designer of A Lil Bit Fancy.

I am 26. Married my high school sweetheart and we now have 2 little ladies. I am an "ex" bikini designer that had to learn to fail in order to succeed. The whole process with my bikini line was very humbling and taught me patience. I'm grateful for that failure. I have major addiction to creating! :D I actually get cranky if I go a few days with out creating something!
(Haha! I get the same way-- itching for some crafting at least once every week!)

I was very lucky to get a chance to work with Kate from A Lil Bit Fancy on a custom bracelet just for me! Here's what my package looked like:

I loved the packaging because it was durable and really cute. My bubble wrap envelope was turquoise (my favorite color) and my bracelet came packaged in a cute chevron sleeve and tied with a bow. It will definitely make you feel special opening this baby up!

Kate from A Lil Bit Fancy let me pick my choice colors and design. I really loved this Boho multicolored bracelet but wanted to get more pastel/neutral colors. Kate was very accommodating and happy to work with me on that! It turned out great and I've been wearing it ever since it arrived!


Right upon wearing my bracelet, I noticed that it was easy and adjustable to put on by myself. There was no real hassle involved with the clasp and I really love the extra charms that are attached to the end of the chain. It adds a nice bit of personality and flare to the simplicity of the bracelet. :) I'm not even a huge bracelet fan but everyone who has seen it really loves it and thinks it suits me!

 Here's a fun little sunkissed photo of me and my arm candy. Wee!

I wore it all day to work and it never cinched and I noticed right away how durable it is since the leather is woven very strategically into the golden chains. It's not thick or tough against your skin and  hangs on your wrist rather comfortably. The only minor not-so-much-a-problem I found was that it likes to turn towards the bottom of my wrist (basically the chain is showing up instead of the designed leather part) if I angle my arm in a certain way. But that's barely a problem since I can just spin it back in place and it happens with all bracelets!

How did ALBF begin?

I started ALBF when I was on maternity leave with our youngest Willow. I also am an on location stylist specializing in Bridal hair. I literally had some chain and leather laying around and made something with it and....So it began! Every style is handmade and completely invented by me and takes me about an hour to complete most styles. I have each one trademarked to ensure the originality that is A Lil Bit Fancy! 


Here are some of my favorite items from A Lil Bit Fancy currently in stock:

Mint  wrap bracelet with cross pendant
I'm not a big fan of rhinestones but I must say, ALBF really has a way of using sparkle in the right way. This mint wrap bracelet has such a great concept with a refreshing color choice and center pendant. My favorite little additions to all of ALBF's bracelets are the pendants or tassels Kate adds to the clasp chain.

GORGEOUS Gold, deep grey and white Leather wrap bracelet with feather charm and pendant
My favorite charm was definitely the sweet little feather. Here's a gold deep grey and white bracelet that has two lovely charms. Notice the extra little gold oval charm? It has "A Lil Bit Fancy" engraved on it so you'll remember the brand and maybe come back for more or share it with friends/family.. because they are sure to ask about your bracelet. :)

If you like thinner bracelets, no worries. ALBF has so many styles. And if you want something more specific, Kate is great with custom orders! 

Kate: Creativity is a passion deeply imbedded into my soul. I must create, I NEED to create. I have a love for all things vintage. You might be able to tell subtle vintage inspired touches in a lot of my items. I love to create custom pieces, if you have an idea, I would love to bring it to life for you!

Now for the giveaway!!!

ALBF is offering a lucky winner a beautiful light mint leather layering bracelet. It's simple and great with build any outfit around because of it's refined simplicity. 



Since I am shipping it out to the winner, I am including a little bonus prize from my shop

Chocolate cake earrings that remind me of fall decadence.:D

Here's how to enter. It's free to enter. This giveaway is for the U.S. only. If you would like a chance to win internationally, you may enter but will need to pay for shipping fees. Sorry!

I recommend opening up ALBF's shop and blog on a separate page to run through the entries.
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Thanks for checking out one of this month's sponsors-- ALBF -- enjoy and good luck!

Cheers,
Dana

36 comments:

  1. Well, I was going to say that I like that mint bracelet! But I also found this little beauty:
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/154832648/dainty-hand-woven-bracelet-in-black-with
    Thanks for the chance!
    ~Kim

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  2. Forgot my email:
    2justByou(at)gmail dot com

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  3. I really like the mint bracelet! I also like this one:
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/154507014/tribal-cream-and-black-rhinestone-wrap
    -Michelle ⇒ Babyblues1oo4@gmail.com

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  4. I like the Periwinkle Leather wrap bracelet with tassel.

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  5. Whoops. My name is Rebecca Xavier and email is rxavier123@yahoo.com.

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  6. I love the Tribal Pink and coral Leather wrap bracelet with turquoise skull and the Reversible Royal purple rhinestone layering bracelet and pretty much everything else!
    courtney erickson - courtafi2138@gmail.com

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  7. I think my girlfriend would like the mint bracelet because she likes simple things with details.
    Tinh Nguyen - t.nguyenatl@gmail.com

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  8. These are very pretty, I especially like this Dainty eternity bracelet with tassel, in silver with lavender would be wonderful - i.teel (at) sbcglobal(dot)net - Dorothy

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  9. Dainty SILVER SUMMER colors bracelet with feather!
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/127500422/dainty-silver-summer-colors-bracelet?ref=shop_home_active

    saki
    imluckysocks@gmail.com

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  10. I like the Dainty hand woven bracelet with turquoise and peach.
    Eugenie Wu
    eugeniewu at gmail dot com

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  11. I love the http://www.etsy.com/listing/127015961/gorgeous-gold-and-peach-leather-wrap?ref=shop_home_active
    kimberlysummer40@aol.com

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  12. I love the Unique leather layering bracelet in purple! Gorgeous, I could easily wear it all the time.

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  13. I like Tribal Peaches and Cream Leather Bracelet.

    Melody J
    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

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  14. I love the Unique leather layering bracelet in purple!!

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  15. I also like this bracelet: http://www.etsy.com/listing/127635468/dainty-gold-evil-eye-bracelet-with?ref=related-6

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  16. Hi! I love the Unique leather layering bracelet!
    Name: Jennifer Truong
    Email: heathertruo(at)gmail(dot)com

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  17. I like the edgy studded spike bracelet, so cute!

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  18. Name: Molly Arey
    Email:sunnysaurus@outlook.com

    I love the Tribal Peaches and Cream Leather Wrap Bracelet

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  19. Like this! http://www.etsy.com/listing/161024920/tribal-pink-and-coral-leather-wrap?ref=shop_home_active

    Melody Kay
    melody_1504(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  20. I really like The Tribal Pastel Mint & Lavender Leather wrap bracelet!

    Joanna G.
    anna.indeed at gmail.com

    http://stephanna-loves.blogspot.com

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  21. I like the tribal bracelet in turquoise and white!

    Kayla
    kaylajennelle(at)gmail(dot)com

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  22. I like the tribal bracelet in turquoise and white!
    Rebecca
    chasitymonschein@gmail.com

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  23. Tribal Pastel Mint & Lavender Leather wrap bracelet

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  24. my favourite is Tribal Pastel Mint and Lavendar Leather wrap bracelet

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  26. Love this bracelet http://www.etsy.com/listing/107966925/blue-and-gold-leather-wrap-bracelet-with?ref=shop_home_active

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  27. I adore the mint bracelet!

    -Sierra
    darlingcupcakez@gmail.com

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  28. I like the GORGEOUS turquoise and black leather wrap bracelet with tassel. Patti LeBlanc lebl9077@bellsouth.net

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  29. I like the GORGEOUS turquoise and black leather wrap bracelet with tassel. Patti LeBlanc lebl9077@bellsouth.net

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  30. Tribal all the way.
    The Peach & Gold bracelet is subtle and quiet.
    It is cool looking and has the perfect amount of color, with a pretty little amber colored teardrop charm on the end

    Aloha

    berlygirlmaui@gmail.com

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  31. Absolutely gorgeous. I actually love the mint one you posted!

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  32. Chloe Hubmann jenshitaomashi@yahoo.com AND THAT MINT BRACELET

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  33. I love love LOVE the gorgeous turquoise and white leather and wrap bracelet!!! leticia.chamblin3011@gmail.com

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  34. I love this bracelet a lot: http://www.etsy.com/listing/104020550/reversible-lavender-rhinestone-layering?ref=shop_home_active

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  35. I love the Edgy Studded Spike Bracelet in gold! :)

    Denysia Yu
    denysiayu@gmail.com

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  36. I like the Lavender wrap bracelet with Fatima Hamsa Connector charm
    Mary Joy Supetran
    mjsupetran@yahoo.com

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