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Gimme a Giveaway: Studio Tullia & Our Humble Abode

This giveaway is closed; thanks for entering!  See who won here.  

Happy first Friday of the New Year, everyone!  We’ve got an awesome giveaway today, coming from Studio Tullia and yours truly.

Studio Tullia is a lovely Etsy shop stocked with pretty, pretty pillows, so here’s a peek at my favorites.

Natural Cotton with Red Ribbon Embellishment:

Orange Ribbon Embellishment:

Chartreuse Velvet Pillows:

Now, feast your eyes on this beautiful 10 by 22 inch Ribbon Lumbar Pillow Cover, the first prize of the day.

Each pillow cover is made to order, so you can choose aqua (shown), pink, white, red, or brown ribbon on the natural cotton backing.  Also up for grabs is a pair of my new Astrological Constellation Cut Outs.

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Choose a pair to hang by your bed.  Or keep one and give the other to someone special, the choice is yours.

The Goods: One 10 by 22 inch Ribbon Lumbar Pillow Cover from Studio Tullia and a pair of Astrological Constellation Cut Outs from Our Humble Abode.  That’s a total value of $105.oo!

To Enter:  Leave a comment, which can (but doesn’t have to) include our Just for Fun question.

Just for Fun: Tell us if/what your New Year’s resolution(s) is/are.

For additional entries:

1.  Like Studio Tullia on Facebook.

2.  Like Our Humble Abode on Facebook.

Contest Closes: Thursday, January 24th, 2013.

Number of Winners: One!

Ships: Anywhere around the world!

Other Info: We will select the winner using random.org and announce on Friday, January 25th.  Good luck!

P.S.  We’ve changed the length of our giveaways.  Rather than one every other week, we’re spacing them out to one per month, for the whole month.

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126 Comments

  1. Read more. I’ve succeeded in reading every night before bed, let’s hope I can keep it up. Although I’m likely to run out of books soon…

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  2. Love the pillows!!

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  3. lana

     /  January 4, 2013

    I’d really like to get more organized!

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  4. Kristin

     /  January 4, 2013

    To see the best in others!

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  5. My resolution is to be healthier. Vague and unspecific but I like the overarching idea and I don’t need to feel bad if I don’t meet it in July, just keep trying harder in various areas of my life.

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  6. I Liked Studio Tullia on Facebook.

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  7. leilavwaddell

     /  January 4, 2013

    Liked Our Humble Abode on Facebook.

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  8. leilavwaddell

     /  January 4, 2013

    My resolution is to lose 10 pounds, plant a veggie garden and read 7 books this year, at least :)

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  9. Jyl Fearn

     /  January 4, 2013

    My goal is to live simply, to love my children and husband like its our last day here and to care more about what god wants than what I want 💗

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  10. Kevin M.

     /  January 4, 2013

    Run a half marathon!

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  11. My home resolution is to get the board and batten treatment up in the hallway. :)

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  12. Cara

     /  January 4, 2013

    Cute pillows! My resolution is to call my parents more, they deserve more attention!

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  13. marilyn

     /  January 4, 2013

    My new year resolution is: To be kinder. Love the pillows and the pictures.

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  14. Jen N.

     /  January 4, 2013

    I’m going to try not to be so wasteful. I hate throwing away food that has gone bad.

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  15. Heather D

     /  January 4, 2013

    Love the pillows. I haven’t made any new year’s resolutions yet.

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  16. Karyl

     /  January 4, 2013

    To be kinder, more patient, and better organized. Operation declutter has already begun…..

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  17. Sally

     /  January 4, 2013

    My only resolution is to get organized! This will include organizing our home, and there’s no better way to show off organization than by pairing it with pretty decor :-)

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  18. Colleen

     /  January 4, 2013

    My resolution is to read one book a week.

    Thanks for the opportunity. What a great giveaway!

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  19. Erin

     /  January 4, 2013

    I’m going to make it easy on myself and just floss more. Shouldn’t be too hard!

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  20. Dawn

     /  January 4, 2013

    HEALTHY is my resolution word for the year. Healthy mind and body. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  21. sallygnat

     /  January 4, 2013

    My goals for this year are to be more organized and save more money (I can’t wait to have enough to start house shopping!) I’m in love with the constellations and the aqua pillow, the colors are perfect for our decor.

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  22. Kylie

     /  January 4, 2013

    Relax! I have been trying to not be so anxious. So far so good :)

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  23. I don’t make resolutions, but I do try to focus on goals. This years’ goals for me is to focus on living with intention, trying to cut out excess, and focusing on sustainability. Thanks for the awesome give away!

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  24. Grace

     /  January 4, 2013

    I would love to win!

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  25. Grace

     /  January 4, 2013

    I liked Studio Tullia on Facebook.

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  26. Grace

     /  January 4, 2013

    I liked Our Humble Abode on Facebook.

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  27. Stephanie

     /  January 4, 2013

    My goal: be more intentional about life. On New Year’s Day, my husband and I were talking and we realized how long, dreary, lonely and unintentional last year felt. We are both in school, working full time, and trying to manage a million other things and we often made the excuse that we were too tired for anything else. This year, we want to be more intentional about living…read more (6 books is my goal), volunteer more (again, 6 times (outside of normal church life) is the goal), and enjoy time with friends at least 1x a month. We’ll see how it goes!

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  28. Stephanie

     /  January 4, 2013

    I liked Our Humbled Abode on Facebook.

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  29. Stephanie

     /  January 4, 2013

    I liked Studio Tullia on Facebook.

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  30. Kristi

     /  January 4, 2013

    One goal for the year is to eat healthier to control some internal issues. Hopefully it helps. Glad to see regular posts again from you.

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  31. Lauren

     /  January 4, 2013

    My New Years Res. is to be more organized along with more journaling. Love the pillows btw. :)

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  32. Leslie

     /  January 4, 2013

    My resolutions are pretty typical, but worthwhile. More exercise, more crafting, more veggies, and to have lots of fun with my kids.

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  33. Wendy

     /  January 4, 2013

    My resolutions are to try to find a bit more me time to regularly exercise and do some occasional crafting. I also change up my job situation…its not getting any better and this is the year I need to do it.

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  34. Wendy

     /  January 4, 2013

    Liked Our Humble A(Bowe)d on FB!

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  35. I haven’t made resolutions this year, but I want to continue to eat well and exercise regularly. I’d also like to cut out caffeine this year, so we’ll see how that goes!

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  36. Redhedhels

     /  January 4, 2013

    I’m aiming to be more organised and use my free time to do more things that I enjoy.

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  37. Angie

     /  January 4, 2013

    I’m going to try to run 10 miles a week. Wish there wasn’t so much snow so I could clock some outside mileage.

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  38. Tara Olson

     /  January 4, 2013

    My goal is to get caught up on the kids scrap books! and to eat more at home!!

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  39. Gorgeous pillows!

    As for the question: Be my best self. Physically and mentally.

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  40. Tara Olson

     /  January 4, 2013

    like studio tullia on Facebook

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  41. Tara Olson

     /  January 4, 2013

    liked our humble abode on Facebook

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  42. LOVE THE GIVEAWAY!! Thanks for the chance to win!
    My big resolution this year is to work on mobility!!

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  43. Amber K.

     /  January 4, 2013

    One of my goals this year is to start baking our own whole wheat bread!

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  44. Elf

     /  January 4, 2013

    Be happy!! No hard to reach goals, just trying to be happy with what I have, can and accomplice!

    LOVE THE GIVEAWAY! (And the new fireplace!)

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  45. My resolution is to finish decorating rooms instead of everything always being in an almost-decorated state. This giveaway could help me towards that goal!

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  46. Liked Our Humble A(Bowe)d on FB

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  47. Like Studio Tullia on FB

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  48. I like you on FB!

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  49. I also like Studio Tullia on FB!

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  50. Erica

     /  January 4, 2013

    Love the giveaway! I’m still deciding on the resolution.

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  51. Erica

     /  January 4, 2013

    I liked Our Humble Abode on FB.

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  52. Sarah

     /  January 4, 2013

    I’d love to organize my garage this year.

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  53. Run a 5K!

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  54. Rachael

     /  January 4, 2013

    To eat healthier and exercise (hoping to lose 20 lbs)

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  55. Rachael

     /  January 4, 2013

    I like Studio Tullia on Facebook.

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  56. Rachael

     /  January 4, 2013

    I liked Our Humble Abode on FB

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  57. Sunny

     /  January 4, 2013

    To go through all the junk in our house before we move 14 hours away this summer.

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  58. Jessica P.

     /  January 4, 2013

    I’d love to read more books and set up a better house cleaning system!

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  59. Jenny

     /  January 4, 2013

    I’m going to be easier on myself. I think if I bring my personal expectations down a bit, I’ll be happier, less stressed, and will live in the moment better. And maybe those 10lbs will dissappear on their own.

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  60. maggie

     /  January 4, 2013

    Walk every day. Do more volunteer work.

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  61. walk enjoy life more

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  62. Jamie

     /  January 4, 2013

    My resolution is to not pretend I have any resolutions…because they never really last!

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  63. Ashley N.

     /  January 4, 2013

    One of my big projects for this year would be to finally organize all my photos! I need to get a-lookin’ for some (cheap) cute matching albums.

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  64. stesseras

     /  January 4, 2013

    I resolve to wear more fun dangly earrings instead of defaulting to my boring studs every day…

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  65. Donna

     /  January 4, 2013

    I want to devote an hour each day organizing EVERYTHING in my home!

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  66. heather f

     /  January 4, 2013

    I love the constellation art! My goal is to turn a dismal basement into a chic apartment for our grown daughter and her toddler. we’ll see!

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  67. AnneSATX

     /  January 4, 2013

    Nope, don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I’d never keep them anyway, so…

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  68. Ohhhhhh…. sorry…. I resolve to make no new year’s resolutions… I resolved this years ago. It was too disappointing when they were broken :O( However, I would like to enter the ‘giveaway’ contest, even though I’ve never won anything all these years either!! The constellations are awesome! The cotton, ribbon trimmed pillow too! I really enjoy your blog!

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  69. Kimberly

     /  January 4, 2013

    My resolutions are to get more sleep, exercise, and read more books.

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  70. Kimberly

     /  January 4, 2013

    I Like Our Humble Abode on Facebook.

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  71. Michellelhb

     /  January 4, 2013

    More patience. After teaching all day, sometimes it’s in short supply at home.

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  72. Laura in Iowa

     /  January 4, 2013

    I like Our Humble Abode on Facebook.

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  73. Laura in Iowa

     /  January 4, 2013

    Oh, and as for resolutions, I am trying to be a bit more relaxed (and type A) about things.

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  74. Lori

     /  January 4, 2013

    I like Our Humble Abode on facebook!

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  75. Lori

     /  January 4, 2013

    I’m going to get my downstairs repainted and all organized with bookshelves and fun pictures!

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  76. Lori

     /  January 4, 2013

    Liked Studio Tullia on facebook!

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  77. Sherry F

     /  January 4, 2013

    My resolution is to chip away at my many projects/tasks by doing one thing, however small every day.

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  78. Sherry F

     /  January 4, 2013

    Liked Studio Tullia on FB

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  79. Sherry F

     /  January 4, 2013

    Liked Our Humble Abode on FB

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  80. Angelica

     /  January 5, 2013

    Exercise more! Really would like to loose that excess baby weight.

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  81. Barb

     /  January 5, 2013

    I don’t really have any new year resolutions just want to have a healthy baby in a few days.

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  82. Sara

     /  January 5, 2013

    Such a cute giveaway! I want to write in my journal.

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  83. Anna

     /  January 5, 2013

    Loving these pillows! My resolution is to be more organized :)

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  84. Kimberly R.

     /  January 5, 2013

    I would really love to get a car.

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  85. Kimberly R.

     /  January 5, 2013

    I liked Studio Tullia.

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  86. Kimberly R.

     /  January 5, 2013

    I liked your facebook page.

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  87. I want to lose weight. But dont we all?

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  88. Catie

     /  January 5, 2013

    Love the constellation cut outs! Cute idea!

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  89. Zhaleh

     /  January 5, 2013

    How cool! My new years resolution was to put my nose to the grindstone, but after learning I’m super anemic health has taken the top spot.

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  90. The pillows are beautiful and the stars are lovely. I am working on getting more organized and staying on top of things :)

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  91. Bethany

     /  January 5, 2013

    Love this giveaway! My new year’s resolution is to get back to pre-baby shape!

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  92. Bethany

     /  January 5, 2013

    I liked Studio Tullia on Facebook!

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  93. Bethany

     /  January 5, 2013

    I liked your Facebook page

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  94. Eligonma

     /  January 6, 2013

    This year I want spend more quality time with my friends and family.

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  95. Eligonma

     /  January 6, 2013

    I Like Studio Tullia on Facebook.

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  96. Eligonma

     /  January 6, 2013

    I Like Our Humble Abode on Facebook.

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  97. Cindy Aiton

     /  January 6, 2013

    Thank you so much for offering such a lovely and generous giveaway. One of my New Year’s resolutions is to continue my education.

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  98. Cindy Aiton

     /  January 6, 2013

    I like Studio Tullia on Facebook – Cindy Aiton

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  99. Cindy Aiton

     /  January 6, 2013

    I like Our Humble Abode on Facebook – Cindy Aiton

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  100. theladybug33

     /  January 6, 2013

    I also liked Studio Tullia on Facebook (and on etsy!)

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