It’s time to reward yourself! I know a lot of you set up a reward system for yourself as you lose weight. Perhaps you treat yourself to a new book, a pedicure, or even a trip. I’ve got a reward that any of you is sure to enjoy!
NOVICA. If you have never heard of this great website, do not feel bad because until a short time ago I had not either. They are associated National Geographic and explain their mission in these words:
We want to give artists and artisans around the world a global platform to express their true artistic talents and to spur their creativity. And, we want to provide you with access to unique, hard-to-find items at great values that only the Internet infrastructure can allow. At the deepest essence of our philosophy, we want to create a bridge between you and the many talented artisans across the globe. We want you to know about who you’re buying from. We want you to feel that attachment to the product and to the hands that created it.
I was contacted recently by them and asked if I’d like to sponsor a giveaway for NOVICA. As you know, I do not do a lot of giveaways, but I knew that you would love this one so I said absolutely!
NOVICA asked me to offer one of you an opportunity to win a $37.50 gift certificate to their website where you can choose whatever gift you would like. I also received a gift certificate in the same amount.
I spent a lot of time looking through the website and finally decided on a pair of earrings and a bracelet. I loved looking through the website and reading the inspirational stories of real-life artisans who are able to sell their craft through the Internet by being affiliated with NOVICA. I enjoyed knowing that any purchase I made would not only be handcrafted and unique, but would also be helping someone else.
As you can imagine, the shipping time was a little longer than ordering something from Amazon, but it was faster than I had expected. From the time I placed my order to the time the packages arrived, about two weeks had passed. There was great email communication along the ordering and shipping process.
The boxes came packaged like this, which I thought was so cool.
Here are the two products I selected.
The little cards are included in the packaging and there were personal messages from the artists in their own language.
NOVICA doesn’t just offer jewelry from around the world. They also feature ceramics and home decor, clothing, and art. I hope you enjoy perusing their website and dreaming about what you would love to have.
There are five ways to win. Please leave a separate comment for each entry. The giveaway is open to those who live inside and outside the United States because NOVICA ships worldwide.
1. Visit the NOVICA website and tell me one thing that struck your fancy.
2. Share this post on your Facebook page.
3. Share this post on Twitter using @Novica and @FitToTheFinish.
If you aren’t sure what you would like to have, be sure to check out the Brazilian eco-friendly belts, the shirts, the batik clothing, the moonstone chandelier earrings, the quartz dangle earrings, or the natural flower jewelry.
Enjoy shopping and I will close comments on Sunday night, October 14th at midnight CST. Diane
Disclosure: I received a gift certificate from NOVICA. The opinions in this post are entirely my own.