Monday, May 7, 2012

Surprise .. Shabby Apple Giveaway!

Yep ...
there's a sweet surprise
in store for you this week!
Shabby Apple
was kind enough to contact me
 to offer my readers a chance to win
a fab giveaway prize ...
 a $50 Shabby Apple gift card
to use for shopping at their Shabby Apple site!

If you're not familiar with Shabby Apple,
they specialize in pretty vintage-inspired pieces ...
from chic swimwear
to flirty cocktail rings and
dresses glamorous enough to wear to
accept that imaginary Academy Award
we all deserve!

The various Shabby Apple Collections
and the pieces in each of them
have very fun names ...
and following are just a few of them:

The Tinsel Town Collection
has pieces with names such as
"Premier" "Mulholland" and "Hollywood Hills" ...

The Academia Collection
has pieces with names such as
"4.0" and "Extra Credit" ...

The Manhattan Collection
has pieces with names such as
"Fifth Avenue" and "Upper East Side" ...  

The Roamin' Holiday Collection
 (love the play on words)
has pieces with names such as
"Primavera" and "Mambo Italiano"

The Sidesaddle Collection
has pieces with names such as
"Grand National" and "Dressage" ...

The Sixty-Five Collection
 has pieces with names such as
 "Malt Shop" and "Love Me Do" ...

The Paris Collection (or Oh La La)
has pieces with names such as
"Champs Elysees" and "Tuileries"

Following is a glimpse of just a few of the 
pretty Shabby Apple pieces ...
can't wait to hear what your favorites are!

Swimwear Left to Right, Below:
 Viola, Amalfi and Pietra

Below, Left to Right:
 Academy Award Skirt and Oscar Blouse
El Capitan Pre-Order
The Industry Skirt

Below, Left to Right:
Bette D
Summer Wind

Below, Left to Right:
Seven Seas in Seersucker

They even have a Collection called "Silent Era" ...
click here to see their whimsical Silent Era Look Book that feels
a bit like a slideshow from a silent movie!

This is all you have to do to be eligible
to win the $50 gift certificate:

this giveaway is for
Google Friends Connect
followers of Ooh La Frou Frou
so be sure you're a follower
(you can become one over in the right sidebar).

Shabby Apple only requires these four little things
for you to be eligible to win the gift card:
(1) You must have a USA shipping address.
(2) "Like" the Shabby Apple facebook page;
(3) Visit the Shabby Apple site and choose your favorite item;
(4) And, lastly, leave a comment on this blog post, letting me know
that you have clicked "like" on their facebook page
and also let me know what your favorite item is.
That's it!
In your comment, be sure I have your e-mail or blog link
so that I can reach you if you are the winner.

This giveaway will be held open until midnight
EST Saturday, May 12
and the winner will be chosen by random generator.
Good luck, lovely readers!

A side note in closing:
The notecards with my illustrations
of Chanel handbags that I was going to present today
will be available on the blog next week ...
I didn't want to combine them with this
Shabby Apple giveaway post!


Amy B said...

Awesome giveaway! I am a longtime fan of SA on FB and love their Viola swimsuit and Bonheur Dress!

amdierm ( at ) gm ail (d ot ) com

Vanessa@Luxuria said...

Hi Sandy
Gorgeous offer! OK, I am a follower, have just "Liked" SA on FB, and my fav piece is the black swimsuit you feature in your post; gorgeous!
Fingers crossed ;-)
Have a lovely week Sweets xx

Mary Jo at TrustYourStyle said...

Sandy, I've missed you this past week and am so excited for you, your neighborhood looks gorgeous and can't wait to hear/see all the details! Thanks for this fab giveaway--I think I could use that tan bathing suit! Hope you have a wonderful week!

xo Mary Jo

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

HaHa Sandy! How are you doing girl? I've been away from the blogosphere. Missed You! Catching up on posts today :) This is so exciting! LOVE Shabby Apple. I was so excited when they contacted me. I'll enter this one: 1. I follow you on GFC 2. Like them on FB (of course)and have a USA shipping address 3. My favorite item from them is the Lindy Hop Good Luck Everybody! If you want another chance at winning stop by my blog. So happy for you Sandy! Girl, I crack myself up :D Glad you had a yummy weekend.

Lisa said...

I love the El Capitan!


Amy Lynn said...

Thanks for this Giveaway! I like Shabby Apple on FB, Amy Lynn, and love the Lighthouse dress. I also follow you on GFC:)
amylynnbee22 at gmail dot com

Margarita Bloom said...

Sandy, have you been reading my mind! I've been thinking about putting together a Shabby Apple post too!

Got your bloggy adorable!! Sandy it! I do so love Veronica Lake's peek a boo hair..

Already following you, and have liked Shabby Apple FB....really love the Bonheur'd be like I was on a roman holiday! giggle..

P.S. LOVE your beachy themed banner!!! That's sooo ME in the green bikini! heehee...

Have you seen our newest review at Oh, please do check it out sweets! You'll find a link on my FB and twitter! Kisses!

Eloquent English said...

I of course am a follower, US resident and liked SA via FB!

I'm really torn on what I would pick as I need a new dress for a few weddings to attend and I am really wanting a new 1 piece bathing suit!!! My official picks will be (TBD). LOL

You can find my email addy on my profile page.

PS - I'm doing a Guilty Star earring giveaway if you want to enter!


Fashion-isha said...

Yay a giveaway! You've brought the Shabbey Apple to a new level!! I liked their facebook page so I hope I win!! I'm also going to do a giveaway for them soon ;)
Have an awesome Monday!
Oh and I have to just say this again: I just LOVE drooling over your illustrations and graphics!!

Beth's Blog said...

I'm a follower, I like Shabby Apple and El Capitan has always been my favorite Shabby Apple dress.

Jesse said...

I follow you on GFC, I like Shabby Apple on FB and LOVE the honey bee necklace! Thanks for the giveaway Sandy! Jesse Boelk
jessebfit at yahoo dot com

christy said...

i follow on gfc, like shabby apple on fb and my favorite dress is the Hackney
yanuzo at hotmail dot com

Alaine88 said...

I am a follower of yours. I like them via FB. I love the Overboard dress.
family74014 at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Hi Sandy,

What a fabulous giveaway. I LIKE Shabby Apple & am now a follower. Have to say everything is so beautiful it would be hard to pick. I'm in love with the one piece swim suits, but I <3 <3 <3 the Panorama Blouse, WOW Gorg!! in any color really.

Thanks for such a great blog. Now I'm also following your Pins on Pintrest & they are SUPER FABULOUS!! Thanks again & my email is


Hi Sandy! Oh I just love Shabby Apple. I'm a big fan!

I follow you on GFC already and like Shabby Apple on FB too. Loving some of these new pieces. The swimwear is great but I'm lusting after El Capitan! I need to have that in my life. :)

Have a great week, sweetie! xoxo

April G said...

I follow you via GFC and am a big fan of Shabby Apple (including liking them on Facebook), and I adore the Pina Colada shirt dress (in Jade!).


Pink Champagne said...

Shabby Apple? Tres chic! I am a follower and a fan of SA on FB...and I'm lusting over the L'Argent Belle dress! Kisses!!!

Princess at the Plaza said...

LOVE the Shabby Apple! Definitely was easy for me to click "like" on their facebook page! I love love love the Cocomero swimsuit...just the cutest!

Amanda said...

I love your blog, I am so happy I came across it! Just started following you #370.

Amanda xo
From Sydney, Australia

preppylove said...

I loveee the Sailor skirt... I believe it is called the "co-ed" skirt. I've been wanting it for months! I live in OK... so def have a US shipping address... and already like Shabby Apple on fb!

xoxo KLS

Julie said...

follow your blog jelaws5
like SA on fb Julie A Scott Laws
like the ballerina dress

Anonymous said...

This is another beautiful post with a fun contest included. Shabby Apple has some wonderful items to choose from so it was not easy to make a selection... but I would like the black Cleopatra dress with the Avery Clear Earrings and Brooklyn Cuff bracelet. I have liked Shabby Apple on FB and I have a US address. Always look forward to Mondays to see your magical posts.


Sand said...

I follow you on GFC, I like SA, and my favorite dress is the Ahoy dress. I adore Shabby Apple.

Lynn said...

Hi There Sandy!
I follow you on GFC, I like Shabby Apple on Fb and its hard to pick a favorite when I love everything in their shop! Right now I am really loving the hearts of me dress. Thank you for your giveaway and you have beautiful illustrations!
Hope you have a wonderful day!
lynnbulk83 at yahoo dot com
Lynn Bulk

lilypi said...

Hi! :)
I follow this blog via GFC (Lily Sooklal)
I like Shabby Apple on Facebook (Lily Sooklal)
and my favorite item of theirs is the stunning Tea Time dress from their Mad Hatter Collection!
My email:

Natalie Jane said...

Oh I LOVE the CONFIDENTIAL but they are out of my size!!!! Argh! Oh well, tons of others to drool over.

I'm a facebook fan! Follow you on goggle reader!

L e n a said...

hi! please enter me. ;)

GFC - L e n a (
Like Shabby Apple using
US resident

my favorite is the El Captain!

thanks! :)

Dalaney & Hannah said...

I love the academia dress
I followed your blog (Hannah Shirley) and
Iked them on fb(hannah Shirley Mecham) . Thanks!

Dalaney said...

My favorite is the l'opera . (Dalaney m -fb)

Angelica N. said...

For sure I've heard of Shabby Apple! They've been doing a lot of these contests these past few months. Good luck to all of those who enter!

Gina M Maddox said...

I follow you publicly on GFC! -- Gina M
My favorite item is the beauty mark dress!
I like them on FB -- Crave to Save
gina.m.maddox (AT) gmail (DOT) c

Cat said...

I like Shabby Apple on FB and love the dress Bon Voyage

sweepinpianista at gmail dot com