Bella Inspirations Giveaway

by Sherry

When my sweet and super talented friend Laurie with  Bella Inspirations contacted me about hosting a giveaway I jumped at her offer.  I am one of Laurie’s biggest fans so of course I know the gorgeous things she creates and carries in her Etsy shop.  Not only will you find the vintage inspired pillows and burlap table runners that Laurie is known for, but also wonderful vintage items.  Below is just a sample of some of her collection.

 

 

 

 

 

Here is a introduction from Laurie as to how Bella Inspirations collection began.
In June 2008, I was abruptly terminated from my position as a Broker Liaison, a direct result of the slumping housing market in Southern California. Shortly thereafter, my dear friend Jennifer, encouraged me to launch my own business – which was always my dream, so it was either sink or swim. I began my Etsy shop last year with my staple French inspired burlap table runners with much success. As time went on, Bella evolved into offering not only the runners and various handmade pieces, but also beautiful vintage antique items as well. I am truly living my dream!
Please also visit Laurie’s wonderful blog  Bella Inspirations.
Now for the giveaway!
Many of you have seen Fifi O’Neill’s book,  Romantic Prairie Style.  One of Laurie’s beautiful burlap table runners is featured in this new book.  Now one of my readers will have the chance to win a similar table runner!

 

The runner is handmade, printed on both ends and measures 72 x 18 inches.
There are two chances to enter the giveaway.  Please leave a separate comment for each.
1. Visit  Bella Inspirations Etsy shop and then come back here
and leave a comment letting me know what your favorite item is.
2.  Add this giveaway to your sidebar or blog about it.
Giveaway will end at Midnight on May 12, 2011.  A winner will be chosen randomly and emailed the following day. You do not have to have a blog to enter but I must have a way to contact
you should you win.  The giveaway is open to those within the continental USA.
To win the giveaway you do not have to be a follower of  No Minimalist Here or Bella Inspirations.  We always appreciate our followers, and if you like what you see,  we would love to have you join us.
Best of luck!
Hugs,
Sherry

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85 comments

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions May 2, 2011 - 1:32 pm

I really love her pillows, especially those you've pictured here, Sherry! So, I like the lumbar pillow currently listed in her Etsy. Thanks for the chance!

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Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions May 2, 2011 - 1:34 pm

I've added your giveaway to my sidebar, Sherry.

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Ricki Jill Treleaven May 2, 2011 - 1:42 pm

I love Bella Inspirations! I am a customer!!! (I blogged about a wall pocket I bought from her two weeks ago). I like so many things at the store. But I have my eye on the burlap/grosgrain table topper. I like it because it is so unique!

Thanks so much for hosting the giveaway!!! 😀

Pick me! Pick me!!!!!!

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[email protected] May 2, 2011 - 1:50 pm

Hi Sherry- I am already a follower! Love Laurie's etsy shop! And, on this day of capturing OBL I am especially drawn to the medic cross necklace. I also love any and all items with burlap! I will add your sidebar today.
Thank you for the opportunity! Waving my American flag today! [email protected]

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pbj May 2, 2011 - 1:57 pm

What a great giveaway! I love the 1956 Grain Sack pillow and also love the Vintage Inspired Letters!

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housedressingblog.blogspot.com May 2, 2011 - 1:59 pm

Oooh I love the table runners she makes what a great giveaway! The galvanized metal tray is my favorite item in her Etsy shop.

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Beverly May 2, 2011 - 2:17 pm

Sherry those pillows are great.. I love the one Bradbury with the ruffles.. would love to win this one!

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she dreams big! May 2, 2011 - 2:31 pm

The tablerunner is my absolute favorite thing in her shop! But running a close second is that roll top butter dish. How unique!

You know I'd follow you anywhere girl!

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she dreams big! May 2, 2011 - 2:35 pm

Sherry, this fantabulous giveaway is posted on my sidebar. Thanks for the chance!

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Cherie May 2, 2011 - 2:37 pm

Hello Sherry,

That ironstone gravy boat is great!

Cherie

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Cherie May 2, 2011 - 2:37 pm

I also added your giveaway to my sidebar.

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ChRiS May 2, 2011 - 2:40 pm

love the lab-scale, i can't rem if i have ever seen 1 way kewl!

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marty (A Stroll Thru Life) May 2, 2011 - 3:02 pm

Such a wonderful giveaway. I also really love the galvanized tray and so many other things of hers. Great etsy shop. Hugs, Marty

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Amy @MaisonDecor May 2, 2011 - 3:16 pm

So many things to like, especially the ruffled pillows.

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The enchanted home May 2, 2011 - 3:17 pm

Wonderful and generous giveaway!! Love her line..so beautiful! I love all her pillows..could easily and happily find a home for each and every one of them!

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[email protected] The Vintage Nest May 2, 2011 - 3:32 pm

All her items are great. I love the grain sack tote. I follow you and her now. xo

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Randi~Dukes and Duchesses May 2, 2011 - 4:16 pm

Beautiful! I love the medic bag and I LOVE the nursery scale. Thanks for sharing her etsy shop … I'm a huge fan!

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hockeymom May 2, 2011 - 4:28 pm

What a neat Etsy shop! Love the laboratory scale.

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Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. May 2, 2011 - 4:34 pm

So many pretty things! But the 1956 pillow is calling my name! Yes, that's the year I was born!

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Linda @ A La Carte May 2, 2011 - 5:02 pm

What a lovely Etsy shop. I am drawn tot he demi tasse set and sugar! Thanks for this chance to win such a wonderful burlap runner.

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Linda @ A La Carte May 2, 2011 - 5:07 pm

Sherry I added this giveaway to my sidebar! hugs, Linda

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La Maison Reid May 2, 2011 - 6:10 pm

I really like her Burlap Table Runner w/ triple trim detail….she has many cool items!
xox
Nancy

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La Maison Reid May 2, 2011 - 6:16 pm

I've posted about this giveaway on my sidebar!
xox
Nancy

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Dear Lillie May 2, 2011 - 7:09 pm

She has so many beautiful things! I think the enamel pail is my favorite though…or maybe the letters.

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ℳartina @ Northern Nesting May 2, 2011 - 8:10 pm

WOW Sherry what didn't I like in her Etsy shop!! But I would have to say I was really loving the oversized ruffled burlap table runner! Martina

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Blue Creek Home May 2, 2011 - 8:17 pm

Thanks for introducing Bella Inspiration to me.
Her site is amazing. I am partial to the 1956 grain sack pillow – my birth year!
I also love the one featured in Romantic Prairie Style.

Thanks Rhonda

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Blue Creek Home May 2, 2011 - 8:24 pm

Okay Sherry,
The giveaway button is on my sidebar.
Rhonda

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Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio May 2, 2011 - 8:35 pm

I would love to win this! One of my favorite things in her shop is the grainsack purse. I love that!

Thanks for the chance…
Hugs,
Penny

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Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio May 2, 2011 - 8:36 pm

I also added the giveaway to my sidebar….
Hugs,
Penny

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Cheech May 2, 2011 - 8:39 pm

I love the mdic cross bag!! Way cute!!1

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Pamela May 2, 2011 - 8:45 pm

Gorgeous giveaway Sherry!!
OH i am a follower!
I went over to her shop and my head is still spinning! I loved it all! That table runner with the ruffle caught my eye!

Pamela xo

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lvroftiques May 2, 2011 - 9:18 pm

So many wonderful things! But my favorite was the WWII bolster. How cool was that?! Great giveaway Sherry! Vanna

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sissie May 2, 2011 - 10:06 pm

Hi Sherry,
Her pillows are gorgeous and so is that runner.

hugs
Sissie

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Karen May 2, 2011 - 10:29 pm

Hi Sherry! I love Lauri's blog and shop. Besides her table runners I love the 1956 burlap sack pillow. So cute! Thanks for the great giveaway!
Karen

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Karen May 2, 2011 - 10:36 pm

I've added your giveaway to my sidebar too!
Karen

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Olive Cooper May 2, 2011 - 11:16 pm

I like the vintage medic bag {I am a RN}. She does have a wide range of vintage and burlap items. Thanks Sherry♥

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Crystal Rose Cottage May 3, 2011 - 1:34 am

Hi Sherry… I love the Chateau Marmont table runner! I am starting to like some decorative burlap items for my home! ~Hugs, Patti

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The Polka Dot Closet May 3, 2011 - 1:59 am

I love the 1956 burlap pillow, throw my name in the hat I would love to win!

Carol

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At The Picket Fence May 3, 2011 - 2:22 am

What an absolutely gorgeous Etsy shop! I want everything! LOL! But, what I really loved was the damask detailed table runner. It was so elegant even with being on the rough burlap. Everything was just lovely and this is such a fun giveaway!
Vanessa

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Cindy May 3, 2011 - 2:25 am

So many pretties to choose from, love the Damask table runner! Thanks for the chance to win this GREAT giveaway!

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Sarah May 3, 2011 - 2:57 am

So many nice things. My favorites are the feed sack pillows and the table runners. Great giveaway! ~ Sarah

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The Cranky Queen May 3, 2011 - 3:09 am

So many pretties…but I love the sidewalk skates & keys, then the tassels…Bella has some awesome stuff. Tiffany at The Cranky Queen

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Fabulously french May 3, 2011 - 11:27 am

Love the 1956 burlap pillow.

Leeann x

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Paula ~ castleandcottagesigns May 3, 2011 - 11:56 am

Hi Sherry! Wonderful giveaway~ love all of Laurie's creations & treasures…my favorite is the industrial cabinet!!
paula:)

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OneRadMother May 3, 2011 - 1:20 pm

I love the ruffled burlap runner – two of my favorite things!

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classic • casual • home May 3, 2011 - 3:39 pm

Good for Laurie!!! Beautiful products and I love the French theme,

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Myrna May 3, 2011 - 4:45 pm

Oooh! Gorgeous giveaway!! I liked the pillows and runners on her etsy..
Blessings,
Myrna

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Sherry May 3, 2011 - 11:26 pm

Sherry,
Awesome giveaway! Love her tablerunner. Sign me up.
Sherry

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Heaven's Walk May 4, 2011 - 1:58 am

What a great Etsy shop! LOVE LOVE LOVE that sweet footstool!! It would fit perfectly under my coffee table…! 🙂 And that grain sack purse…..swoon worthy!! lol!

xoxo laurie

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Christina May 4, 2011 - 2:51 am

So hard! I like everything!
I love the vintage inspired letters, but also her pillows!

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Sarah at Finishing Touch Interiors May 4, 2011 - 11:22 am

Her vintage pillows are gorgeous I will pop over to her blog now to check it out thanks for sharing

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Erin May 4, 2011 - 12:42 pm

I love many of her things…hard to pick one. But I guess, I'll go with the ottoman first,the fringed table runner second and the creamer and sugar set third…just my top three…lol!

Putting this on the sidebar, awesome giveaway!!! Thanks to both of you ladies!

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bampitt May 4, 2011 - 5:09 pm

I love the enamel pail on Bella Inspirations Etsy page. What lovely things! What a gorgeous giveaway!

I'd put this on my blog sidebar but I don't know how to. 🙁 I"m not very blog-savvy. But, I can post it!

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1 Funky Woman May 5, 2011 - 1:42 pm

I so love the lumbar medic pillow, but her whole shop is amazing!

This runner is gorgeous!

[email protected]

Megan

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1 Funky Woman May 5, 2011 - 1:57 pm

Putting on blog sidebar!

[email protected]

Megan

http://1funkywoman.blogspot.com

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Tina's Primitive Attic May 5, 2011 - 4:06 pm

There are so many great things in her etsy shop but I do love the pillows! I posted this on my sidebar. Thanks for the chance at this great runner. Tina

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Betsy May 5, 2011 - 4:57 pm

So many wonderful goodies. I think my favorite is the CHATEAU burlap table runner.

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Betsy May 5, 2011 - 5:08 pm

I've added this wonderful giveaway to my sidebar.

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Dee May 5, 2011 - 6:01 pm

I love the burlap lumbar pillow cover and of course the runner.

Dee

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cottageprims May 5, 2011 - 10:36 pm

I love the runner would be perfect on my farmhouse table.On etsy I like the lumbar medic pillow.Warm Blessings!~Amy

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⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜ May 5, 2011 - 11:40 pm

Would heart this Sherry. Thanks for the opportunity. And thanks for hosting your open house party. I am a follower of your blog.

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Roseanna May 6, 2011 - 11:35 am

I love the ironstone gravy boat and the hand knotted runner…lovely giveaway, thanks for the chance to win!

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The Pennington Point May 6, 2011 - 11:18 pm

It's a VERY hard choice. I'm torn between the violin and the wash basin. What a fun giveaway! Lisa~

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Lisa Clarke May 7, 2011 - 5:06 pm

ooohhh, I love all that is burlap! All those pillows are divine and who could pass up a tablerunner! Love,love,love!
Lisa C.
[email protected]

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[email protected] Ground May 7, 2011 - 5:07 pm

Oh my gosh! I love it all, thanks so much for the chance to win!! xoxo Debra

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[email protected] Ground May 7, 2011 - 5:08 pm

I'm posting your giveaway on my sidebar. Have a wonderful Mother's Day!!

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Vickie H. May 7, 2011 - 7:10 pm

Sweet giveaway! Loved her Etsy shop….and cannot choose between the ballerina brooches and the little footstool! Please count me IN!

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Grammy Goodwill May 8, 2011 - 1:10 am

I really liked those metal drawers and all of the runners. Thanks for the chance to win.

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Charm Bracelet Diva May 8, 2011 - 3:06 pm

All her items are fabulous but my favorite really is this fringed burlap table runner! I can hear it calling my name….

Kathleen

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Charm Bracelet Diva May 8, 2011 - 3:14 pm

I added the giveaay to my sidebar!

Kathleen

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Lisa Macomber May 8, 2011 - 7:29 pm

thanks for the chance. several items were my favorites…medic handbag, steel tray, medic and french script charm.

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Sherry May 8, 2011 - 9:56 pm

Happy Mother's Day! I love the hand knotted runner and the limoges salt & pepper. She has many lovely items in her shop. Thanks for the chance to win.

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Sherry May 8, 2011 - 10:02 pm

I just added your giveaway to my sidebar.

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Theresa May 9, 2011 - 12:09 am

Hi Sherry! I love her medic bag and any of her pillows and the runner, really everything is so wonderful. Thank you for the chance! xoxo

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Theresa May 9, 2011 - 12:22 am

You are on my sidebar! xoxo

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High Street Cottage May 9, 2011 - 2:35 pm

Miss Sherry, I stopped by to tell you that I have been a very good girl, and hopped over to visit Bella Inspiration's shop, which I happen to love, I spied a Brown and White transferware gravy boat, and a few other things I've saved to browse through later when I have more time. I've also added the giveaway to the very very top of my page for all to see, hehe
I'm hoping I have a wee chance to win, since I've been soo very good 😉 hugs, tami

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shelia May 10, 2011 - 4:42 am

Love the ruffled burlap table runner! Thanks for the chance to win.

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pamq May 10, 2011 - 6:35 am

Ooooo!!!!

Fabulous Etsy shop and fabulous giveaway!!!

I have to say my favorite thing was the 1956 grainsack pillow because I was born in 1956!!!

What a year…………..

I liked the grainsack purse/bag, too.

Well, I liked it all….

Hey, I see Tami at High Street Cottage right above me!

Anyway, thanks for the chance to win!

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Pam May 10, 2011 - 6:57 pm

I love the pillows you have shown here, but I saw the coolest three drawer industrial metal cabinet at her etsy site that is gorgeous. Or that medic bag is very cute also. Thanks for offering such a great giveaway!

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Lisa Glowacka May 11, 2011 - 5:25 pm

I can't decide between the fabulous pillows or table runners! Eveything is so great!

[email protected]

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Marydon May 11, 2011 - 11:34 pm

How could one decide with all the beautiful's in her shop … the runner is fabulous! but then eveyrthing is.

Have a beautiful day ~
TTFN ~
Marydon

5-Day GIVEAWAY, pop over

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[email protected] Cottage May 12, 2011 - 12:43 am

I would Love a chance to win!!! It was hard to decide what my favorite thing was in Bella's shop BUT I'm going to say it's the table runner! I would LOVE it and I know JUST What I would put with it!
Thank you for this generous giveaway.
Hugs
Donna

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All That Glitters May 12, 2011 - 1:52 am

Hey Sherry!!! Really love the silver bowl at Bella!! Wonderful giveaway!

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Penny May 12, 2011 - 12:05 pm

So funny! I picked the vintage grain sack purse from Bella's Etsy shop and I come back here and see that that was the favorite item of the other Penny too. Thanks for the chance to win.

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Hands To Work Studio May 14, 2011 - 12:54 am

I honestly loved everything that you are offering on Etsy. That footstool is to die for!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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