Monday, January 28, 2013

anastasia & l'accent nou

i'd like to introduce you to my friend,

you probably already know her
from her amazing etsy shop,
her handmade ceramic jewelry
is regularly on the front page of etsy.

or you may know her
from her beautiful blog, also named
i have her on my blogroll
over there at the right.
i love to get a glimpse of her life
and also to see her ceramic processes
{like pit-firing}.
be sure to read this post to see the love
she puts into her creations.

i am lucky to count her as my friend
and also as one of my readers,
so you may know her from her comments here.

i have admired her work for a long time
and we struck up a friendship
on etsy last year.
we are both mothers of three children.
she is a beautiful, talented woman
with a generous heart.
her artwork inspires me.
i hope to meet her in person one day.

anastasia is from russia,
near the caspian sea,
but now lives on mallorca island,
off the coast of spain.
she lives, with her family, near this paradise

last spring,
i ordered these from her shop
one for me and one for missy.
i love mine and wear it almost
every single day.
it is my rustic, delicate, tribal pearl necklace.
it suits my style perfectly
and goes with anything i'm wearing,
i'm pretty sure missy loves hers, too.
she layers hers with other necklaces.
here is missy wearing hers:
hi, missy!
{you can get your own tribal pearl necklace here}

the necklaces came packaged
with fancy chocolates and confetti
and paper flags and other treats
just like a party.
with other special presents
and secret notes tucked inside.

very recently, anastasia surprised me with this
because she knew that i loved it.
isn't it just so beautiful??
{you can get your own here}
she also sent some other special presents,
including sweet little christmas ornaments
just like these.
they graced our GIANT christmas tree,
and will forevermore. 

two things i want you to know about
before january is over...

number one:
anastasia is having a 20% off sale.
head over to her etsy shop for details.
the sale code is at the top of the page.
okay, it's HAPPYMONTH,
and it's good through the end of the month.
{you enter the code when you check out}
☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼
☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ special note ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼
☼ anastasia is extending her sale ☼
 ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ for my readers! ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼
☼ use code 51015 to get 20% off ☼
☼ ☼ ☼ through february 11 ☼ ☼ ☼
☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼

number two:
anastasia is having a giveaway.
head over to her blog to enter to win this
little legs necklace.
go!  enter to win!!
{just leave a comment to enter.  easy.}
she will pick a winner on february 1st.

thank you so so much, anastasia!
i am forever glad that we are friends.


Anastasia Egorova said...

Oh, Catie! I'm smitten by your darling post!!! Thank you so much! I'm also happy to had met you and I hope to meet you in person one day too! :)

Emily said...

Her work is beautiful and her blog too!
Going to enter and check out more of her shop.

Lelanie Denso said...

Anastasia's work is really beautiful! I hope to meet her too one day as we're just "almost" neighbors ^^)

Michele Pacey said...

what a lovely introduction to this talented and Anastasia. Thanks Catie! :)

Pam said...

i agree..what a lovely introduction to your friend! and mallorca is on my go to list!! beautiful things she has.. i love creative women who support each other. xo

Dawn said...

so lovely to "meet" your friend Anastasia...I entered and am off to visit her blog and shop!

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