Monday, October 31, 2011

The Winner of the Cherry Tree Soaps Bath Salts Giveaway Is....




I've decided to pick FIVE winners!
One Grand Prize Winner and four Runner-Up Winners!


I was overwhelmed with the response I received from this giveaway, and decided to make five people very happy today! As you already know, the Grand Prize Winner will be receiving TWO 15 oz jars of the new Bath Salts in the scent of their choice. The four lucky runners-up will each receive one 6 oz jar of Bath Salts, in which they can also choose their favorite scent. How exciting!

So, without further ado....the winner of the Grand Prize is.....



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LORIANNE ZIMIN



Congratulations, Lorianne!


I am so happy to announce the four runner-up winners, as well...


MONICA COLLINS
DANIELLE WHITE
KIM MOREL
MELISSA TOPOLSKI

Congratulations!


I'd like to take this time to say thank you so much to everyone who entered this giveaway! It was a lot of fun, I loved reading about your favorite scents, and I appreciate the feedback you gave regarding which size jar of bath salts you think should be available in the online shop. Be sure to check out the Cherry Tree Soaps website or the new Cherry Tree Soaps Etsy shop later this week to see the Bath Salts available for purchase!

Thanks again, everyone! And a BIG congratulations to the lucky winners!


*Attention Winners: Please be sure to email me your full mailing address and bath salt scent choice no later than 7:00 pm EST on November 1st. You have a full 36 hours from this blog post to contact me with your address and scent choice; if no contact is made by 7:00 pm EST tomorrow, I will have to choose a replacement winner. Thanks!


Sunday, October 23, 2011

GIVEAWAY TIME!

I've been bombarded with requests for bath salts for a long time now, and I'm happy to say that they are finally coming to the Cherry Tree Soaps Shop! However, before they are added I need a bit of input from you, and if you decide to help, you'll be entered into a random drawing to win TWO 15 oz jars of bath salts in the scent of your choice! Keep one, and give one away! With the holidays quickly approaching, this would be an awesome gift for that special someone on your list!

So what exactly is it that I need from you? Easy! I'm trying to decide which size jar of the NEW Cherry Tree Soaps Bath Salts to add to my online shop. The jars are super cute wire bale jars, pictured below, and the convenient wooden scoops will be included. The three size options are:

  • 6 oz jar (8-12 full scoops)
  • 8 oz jar (10-14 full scoops)
  • 15 oz jar (More than 20 full scoops)

From left to right: 15 oz jar, 6 oz jar, 8 oz jar


So are you ready to enter the giveaway? It's just 3 easy steps...

::: HOW TO WIN :::

1)  Leave your FIRST and LAST name in the comments section of my blog, below.
2)  Vote for which size jar you would like to see our new Bath Salts available in.
3)  Tell us which scent from our online shop is your favorite.

*View this sample entry below, to make sure you've entered correctly:

SAMPLE ENTRY (this goes below in the comments section)
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[Your full name goes here]
[Your preferred jar size goes here]
[Your favorite scent from our website goes here]

So, it would look something like this....

Jane Doe
8 oz jar
My favorite scent from your shop is [your scent choice goes here].
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That's it! If selected, your name will be published on our Facebook page, Twitter page, and here on our blog. You'll have 36 hours to contact us with your mailing address. If we don't hear from you, we'll have to pick another winner.


::: EARN ADDITIONAL ENTRIES :::

You may earn TWO additional entries into the contest if you also complete the following:

1)  Leave your FIRST and LAST name in the comments section below (as a separate post from the mandatory one above).
2)  Tweet the following on Twitter: "I just entered @CherryTreeSoaps "Bath Salts Contest" #Giveaway! #CherryTreeSoaps http://bit.ly/nd0aBt"
3)  Make sure you're one of our Facebook fans and you leave us a comment on our Facebook fan page, indicating that you've entered our giveaway.
4)  Make sure you're following us on Twitter. (If you don't have a Twitter account, you can create one for free!)

*View this sample entry below, to make sure you've entered correctly:

SAMPLE ENTRY (this goes below in the comments section)
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[Your full name goes here]
Following Cherry Tree Soaps on both Facebook and Twitter!
Tweeted Giveaway tweet! [Your @Twitter handle goes here]

So, it would look like this:

Jane Doe
Following Cherry Tree Soaps on both Facebook and Twitter!
Tweeted Giveaway tweet!  @mytwitterhandle
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And there you go! By following ALL of the steps above, you've just been entered THREE TIMES into this awesome giveaway! It's as simple as that!


::: GRAND PRIZE  :::

One lucky winner will receive TWO huge 15 oz bale jars filled to the brim with soothing bath salts, each in the scent of their choosing! The winner will be able to pick any scent option listed on the Cherry Tree Soaps website.

15 oz jar of Bath Salts with wooden scoop

::: CONTEST RULES :::

What's a contest without some ground rules, right? Be sure to read and follow these important guidelines before entering our giveaway.

1)  Open to U.S. residents only.
2)  Giveaway runs from October 23, 2011 - October 30, 2011 at 11:00 pm EST.
3)  One winner will be selected at random from entries submitted below in comments section. Winner to be announced on our Facebook page, Twitter page, and here on our blog.
4)  The winner will have 36 hours to contact us with his/her mailing address. If we don't hear from the winner after 36 hours, we'll have to pick another winner.
5)  Only those entries that follow the SAMPLE ENTRY formats (above) will be considered valid entries.
6)  Only two posts per person are allowed (the mandatory entry in which you tell us the size jar you would like to see on our site, and the additional entry in which you follow/tweet/post on Twitter and Facebook).
7)  Please refrain from posting questions, comments, or anything other than your one or two entries, as listed above. If you have any questions regarding this giveaway, please email me at kristine@cherrytreesoaps.com and put "Giveaway Question" in the subject line.

Good luck, everyone!!!