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GIVEAWAY: Chicago Spaces

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People are always in search of decor inspiration to make their pads more beautiful and stylish. An easy and accessible way to get decorating ideas and smart solutions is through books, especially when they include work from various interior designers. The editors of Chicago Home + Garden magazine have done just that for us, publishing Chicago Spaces, a gorgeous coffee table book showcasing work from big name designers such as Nate Berkus and Alessandra Branca. The book features Chicago homes, not just in their entirety, but also focusing on specific rooms. With 224 pages of eye candy, “this gorgeous coffee table book is devoted not only to showing these dwellings in all their splendor, but also telling the stories of how they came to be.” Chicago Spaces is a must for any design-lover, and certainly one who loves Chicago. If you want to be one of the first ones to get a copy of this fab book, then you must enter our giveaway, made possible by the kindness of the editors.
Good luck to all!

Congratulatios to Jess for being the winner of this week's giveaway.

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GIVEAWAY: Phone case & Keychain • The Winner

Congratulations to Courtney for being the lucky reader to take home one of these chic leather cases for her phone. As you remember, these cases were born out of the vision and creativity of two talented people who followed their dream to become entrepreneurs. For Courtney, designing custom kitchens would be that dream. CONSOLATION PRIZE: even though you did not win this time, you can still get a 10% discount from their shop when using code THEDESIGNERPAD until May 31.


GIVEAWAY: Phone case & Keychain

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I love when people follow their passion and creative soul to become entrepreneurs, as is the case for two trendy Miami architects whose love for fashion inspired them to create this chic collection of cases for smart phones. After their frustration over not finding the right accessory to hold their phone, keys and credit cards all in one, and at a reasonable price, the mother-daughter team of Anabella and Daniella Smith, ventured to design their own line called d.nvlp. Made of 100% printed croc on cow leather, they're the perfect size to carry all of your essentials anywhere you go. Soon, their collection will also include iPad cases, clutches and beach bags. To celebrate the launch of their Etsy page, they're kindly offering my fab readers the chance to win one of their hot creations through this giveaway (the winner will be able to choose one of two cases shown in the picture above). Plus everyone will receive a 10% discount from their shop when using code THEDESIGNERPAD until May 31.

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GIVEAWAY: Eco-friendly Drapes

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It's very exciting to see how more and more home decor manufacturers are joining the environmental movement and coming out with sustainable products for our pads. Curtainworks, a great online source for ready-made curtains, is one that has jumped on the green bandwagon by offering consumers an eco-friendly and stylish alternative in window treatments. Caress Voile Sheer curtain panels are fashionable, affordable and feature Repreve fibers made from 100% recycled materials including used plastic bottles. I'm so delighted Curtainworks has teamed up with us to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and sponsor this giveaway. Luckily, they're giving a reader the opportunity to be part of the green revolution and are hooking her/him up with a pair of Caress Voile Sheers panels. The winner will be able to pick from selected lengths and colors (white, ivory or linen). Ok, ok, here's how you can get your hands on this fab freebie. 

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GIVEAWAY: Granite Cheese Board

Do you love to entertain? I do, and one of the things I enjoy the most is looking for different ways of presenting my hors d'oeuvres. These one-of-a-kind granite boards, created by Roman Borisenko in North Carolina, are a great and unique way to serve them. Being an environmentally conscious guy, Roman uses repurposed pieces of beautiful and unused granite slabs with his growing collection of wine corks to create these very special cheese platters. The cool thing about a granite board (no pun intended), is that it will keep your cold appetizers chilled for a longer period of time — especially if you refrigerate it before using it.

(Drum roll) Roman is graciously giving one fortunate reader the chance to win one of his lovely granite boards (pictured above). He is also offering a 15% discount to all of you when purchasing any of his boards at his Etsy shop and entering the special code DESIGNER15OFF. So let's give Roman, and his wife Aleksandra, a round of applause for this fantastic freebie. Thanks guys!

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And The Icelandic Sheepskin Goes To...

Before I announce the lucky winner of this gorgeous Icelandic Sheepskin, I would like to thank all the readers who entered this fab giveaway. I also want to express my gratitude to Black Sheep (white light) for partnering with TheDesignerPad to bring you this contest. As a consolation prize, they have put the shorn white Icelandic Sheepskins on sale on their web shop — saving you $20 off the regular price until the end of this week.

Ok, so now to the moment you've been waiting for... has picked comment number 13 to be the lucky number, making LUIS from New York, the lucky person to be taking the eco-friendly Icelandic Sheepskin home. Luis feels “it would look great on his couch, especially now with the new slip cover. It would add that special touch”. Congrats, Luis and good luck with your new sheepskin. BTW, for those who weren't lucky this time, you'll have another chance to win another fab freebie later this week... Stay tuned!


Valentine's Day GIVEAWAY

Updated on Feb 18, 2011 by Registered CommenterEduardo

Happy Valentine's Day everyone!! So how are you planning to celebrate this lovely day? I'm celebrating it by showing my utmost appreciation and giving you back some of the love with my first-ever giveaway. While looking for something very special to showcase, I came across these lovely and special prints by a Bulgarian artist/designer. Her inspiration comes from her old Bulgarian-English dictionary she brought with her when she moved to the U.S. 20 years ago. These little pieces of art have some history as the canvas for the prints are recycled from this treasured book that has been in her family for three generations. After all these years she has decided to give these pages a new life by “composing, creating and printing every thing she loves and thinks is beautiful” on them.
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