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JLynn has been in the Art, Craft & Jewelry industry for over 30 years ~ promoting creativity through Education and Media. As a published designer, JLynn is known for her detailed, colorful Jewelry, unique Altered ART Wood Tiles, and Artwork. Online since 2004, a former eBay Power Seller, and currently on Artfire and Etsy. Family, Art, Nature and Kaleidoscopes are her biggest inspirations

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

GIVE AWAY TIME...Oh what a Tangled Web we Weave ART Tiles!

Sir Walter Scott quote…
Oh, what a tangled web we weave...
when first we practice to deceive!
(wondering why I chose this quote?  Don't miss the story in the FYI section below)

And another "Web" quote…which I like much better…
From E.B. White - Charlotte's Web
"Never Hurry and Never Worry"

Did I mention that...
Win these very popular Dog Tag ART Tiles in the Burnt Orange color shown (or if you would prefer…choose from one of our other Custom Colors!)  So what do you have to do to enter?

#1 LEAVE A COMMENT here if you're able :)

#2 VISIT us and LIKE us on Facebook at J-Lynn Jewels biz page 

#3 LIKE & COMMENT on our "Tangled Web/Never Hurry-Never Worry" POST on Facebook

And lastly…sharing is nice but not necessary :)

Winner will be announced here on the Blog on Monday 10/27/14!

FYI…lots of good stuff in the works!
ETSY SHOP UPDATE - Friday, October 24, 2014

Coming in November…my Artisan Jewelry Line!!!
Web LINK - TBA…!

Coming in mid-November…ART TILE End-of-Year Inventory SALE!

I'm super excited to be making time again for something I've been doing since the 80s…I have a very colorful past (and I mean that in a GOOD WAY)…so after many successful decades that have lead me on a very, merry, surprising pathway...it's time to start sharing more ideas, inspiration, techniques, business set-up, organization, logical pricing for retail/wholesale, Craft Show/Festival Know-How and lot of other business tips - in my quest to help others be TRUE to themselves and gain confidence in your own visions!

And speaking of being true to yourself…the GIVE-AWAY story…
When I first showed my husband the Orange Dog Tag pairs and told him I would be doing a weekend Give-Away...I asked him for a name/theme.  Well, the first thing that popped out of his mouth, and one he said in a spooky voice, was the quote..."Oh what a Tangled Web we Weave, when we practice to deceive…" - you see he thought the Tiles looked like a Spider Web (we will just forget that they are in fact a Victorian Lace Art Nouveau pattern lol).  So the short story is that I went with it - even though I'm more in line with the Charlotte's Web quote "Never Hurry and Never Worry".  However, despite the negative spin to the Sir Walter quote…I have always felt it has a very good message in it…and that is, a warning to not get so caught up in the pressures of society (or in our case today - the never ending numbers/comparison/attention games on all the social media sites) that you start deceiving yourself and what's truly important in your life.  

Have a great day!

Monday 10/27/14 - AND THE WINNER IS…
Thanks to Random.org for always making things easy :)

AW Jewelry (Annita Wilson)
Janet Carter

Congratulations to both Annita and Janet - please email/FB message me with your mailing address and if you would like the Orange Dog Tag pair (or different color).


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    1. Thank you Janet - very much appreciated :)

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    1. Thank you - they are definitely one of my favorites with all the color choices :)

  3. Contests are fun... and these are so nice!

  4. Gorgous! I love the orange colour. It's my favorite for this time of year.

    1. Thank you Nan - great for the Fall - but also love Orange for the Summer months too :)

  5. WOO HOO! So excited. Thank you Janice! Will FB message you with my address, etc. :)


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