B-Side Metalworks Giveaway [NOW CLOSED]

Thanks for entering! A winner will be announced/contacted shortly.

images courtesy of B-side Metalworks

OK, so before we talk about the giveaway, I have to show you my sewing machine charm. Love it. I was so excited when my friend-in-real-life Christy (and, also: blog sponsor) asked if I was interested in collaborating with her on a sewing-related jewelry design for her shop B-side Metalworks. Yes please! I drew up a few sewing machine designs and this one ended being my favorite, so Christy turned it into a sweet little charm (they’re available in her shop now as well).

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I seriously wear this thing all. the. time. It’s super high quality but still casual enough to wear every day. Perfect combination. The little sewing machine is cut out entirely by hand which I find totally amazing. I also bought two extra initial charms that say “C” and “E” that I wear along with the sewing machine charm. I love wearing little symbols of my “loves” around my neck (though I still need to get Mr Rae’s initial. Ahem. Will work on that. hee oops. Love you babe!!!).

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My other favorite purchase from Christy has been these fallen leaves hoops, which I wore in this post. I like that they’re not too fancy for every day and they instantly kick it up a notch when I wear them. Hot-cha-cha.

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and I love my copper hoops, too, you can see a peek at those in the original Washi Dress post if you look carefully. It’s like Where’s Waldo, with jewelry.

Anyway, I’m thrilled to have B-side Metalworks as a sponsor and so happy to be able to give away a $50 gift card to the shop today! Every piece that Christy makes is completely hand-made, from cutting out and soldering the frames onto her circular charms, to hand-sawing the highly-intricate sewing machine shape. She hand-stamps all letters and names for custom orders, and shapes like the leaves are all hand cut and shaped. The result is one-of-a-kind pieces that are more beautiful and valuable than your run-of-the-mill stamped jewelry. Some more pretty things from her shop:

All found in the B-Side Metalworks shop

Today Christy is giving away a $50 gift card to her shop to one lucky winner, as well as 10% off for one week to everyone!

To enter to win a $50 gift card to the B-side Metalworks shop, leave ONE comment on this post before it closes on Thursday at 9 pm Eastern. I’ll choose a random winner and contact via email. You must be 18 or older to enter. Void where prohibited by law.

You can use the gift code MadeByRae10off in the B-side shop and get 10% off anytime between today and next Tuesday, December 4th, 2012. Just enter the code in the coupon code section at checkout (click on “apply shop coupon code” and then the coupon box will appear). Don’t forget, because it’s good for just one week!

290 thoughts on “B-Side Metalworks Giveaway [NOW CLOSED]

  1. Love the sewing machine charm! I’ve recently becoming addicted to sewing (thanks to my talented sister and mother) and I now understand why people love it so much!

  2. Oh. My. Goodness. That sewing machine charm is amazing! And the copper hoops and the falling leaf hoops and pretty much everything is just beautiful.

  3. What fun jewelry.. I’m drawn to the zodiac necklaces.. the idea of doing constellations instead of the traditional symbols is amazing. LOVE the idea!

  4. This jewelry is beautiful! Also, it would work well with the 5 Washi Shirts/Dresses that I’ve made since August!

  5. Oh, I love this! I also wear similar initials for my “babies” (all grown but still …) and I always get so many comments and “where did you get those?” I’d love to add a sewing maching to my chain. I will definitely be checking out B-side Metalworks!

  6. I can’t believe she cuts that sewing machine by hand! Thanks so much for telling us about this aorable shop!

  7. I LOVE the sewing machine necklace. I’d wear it every day. The leather wrap bracelets are pretty amazing too. Thanks for introducing me to a great shop.

  8. Beautiful things! And such reasonable prices. I’m going to pin her right now and purchase a Christmas gift for my sister. Thanks for sharing!

  9. Your hoops are beautiful. I’m just back to the idea of wearing larger earrings now that my kid is 2.5 so I’m tempted!

  10. Extra cool fabuloso bee-u-tee-ful jewelry! I would love to own one of her works of art! Sister’s b’day is coming up, however…what a lovely gift any of these would be!

  11. i love these, reminds me of a necklace I made for myself in 9th grade (out of a bent piece of a hanger) . . . except much more classy :)

  12. I have a beautiful mother’s necklace from B-Side Metalworks that my husband picked out for me after I “accidentally” left my screen open to her shop page – oops! Heh. Anyway, I’d love to win – thanks!

  13. Wow, that jewellery is a-ma-zing! I would love to win – thanks for the chance x (ps hot photo with the fallen leaves hoops too – does that get me extra entries?!)

  14. I love these pieces… I have just started wearing more jewelry and any of these would be lovely additions to my new collection! :)

  15. Thanks for the offer to win a giveaway! Money for things for myself are not often available :)

    – Jordan

  16. Ohhhhhh so pretty, I think a link will be sent to my husband as a Chrissy pressie idea…love the idea of wearing my childrens initials on a necklace

  17. Oh wow, I just love this style of handmade jewelry. Her work is just fantastic! Thanks for the chance!!!

  18. love, love, love the earrings…..and even though my “wee ones” are grown, i’d still love to wear a necklace showing my love for them!

  19. Love the sewing machine and the initials charms, would like to say I could give them as gifts but know that I will keep them all to myself!

  20. I had to laugh at the thought of winning this giveaway and wearing the earrings or the sewing machine charm with my washi dress… it would be like a Rae costume!

  21. Oh wow, I love her stuff! And since I just added a little guy to our family a week ago, I’d been thinking of finding a way to carry both of my boys with me in some way. I love the little initial charms.

  22. Love the jewelry and love your blog! Been reading it for years and this is the first time I’ve left a comment :) I’ve recently moved to Nashville, TN and love checking in on Made By Rae, it’s like a little glimpse of home (I’m from Michigan). Great blog, cool to see how it’s evolved and grown. Keep up the good work.

  23. What incredible jewlery!
    Fantastic and generous giveaway.
    Both my daughters have birthdays this month {plus Christmas}. It would be great to get something for them!
    ~Michelle

  24. That sewing machine charm is totally adorable! I love it! Of course there are so many things over there that are gorgeous. Off to start pinning to my Christmas Wish List! Thanks for the chance!

  25. I like the idea of inital pendants of my children and it’s nice to see photos of the jewelry being worn, they look great on you! Thanks for the chance to win.

  26. I love hand made jewelry. I love your sewing machine charm. I hope I win cause that would be the first thing I would pick. Great give away. Hope to win.

  27. I am always on the lookout for beautiful, unique jewelry. I love these! Thank you for showcasing B-Side and bringing it to our attention!

  28. Um, I just tried to place and order and the “MadeByRae10off” was deemed “not a valid code”. And every little 10% off sure helps, so what do I do?

    • heee, glad you got it to work Carla!! Should I edit the instructions in this post at all? What is the box called? I can update the post so it’s clearer for everyone.

  29. I’ve been asking for initial charms for over a year. Hubby still hasn’t gotten the message. Perhaps I could win some very cool ones instead?

  30. Right now I am trying to figure out a subtle way to get my husband to buy that sewing machine charm for me for Christmas….

  31. That little sewing machine charm is the cutest thing ever! I would love to have one of these under my Christmas tree…thanks for the chance to win!

  32. Absolutely LOVE the sewing machine necklace…it caught my eye on another site and ended me up here!! ;)

  33. Wow! Thanks for letting us know about this beautiful shop. Don’t know if your comp. is open to o/s entrants but if so, I’d love to be included (I’m in Australia). Thanks again.

  34. I love that sewing machine necklace! It would be perfect for my mom who sews all my daughter’s clothes! Thanks for the chance!

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