Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Sponsor Giveaway from Japanistic (U.S. residents only)

As promised, I'm back with another sponsor giveaway to celebrate the merry month of May. I'm very pleased to introduce giveaway sponsor  Japanistic,  a zakka and kawaii online store that celebrates and offers the cutest goods from Japan. 


Sydne and John opened Japanistic to showcase the cool, fun, well-designed Japanese products they've loved for so long. In one convenient place, lovers of Japanese aesthetic  can also explore a range of creative, innovative products designed by Japanese-American designers working in the U.S.



As Japanese contemporary design is more than Hello Kitty and Manga, Japanistic offers a wide range of product categories such as accessories, bags, books, cards and postcards, craft items, desk accessories and journals, novelty items, jewelry, kids stuff, kitchen items, posters, textiles, travel, wallets, Elph + Epha,  Shinzi Katoh and Bento Boxes

Have fun exploring the shop for great Mother's Day gift ideas such as this reusable fabric gift wrap, Scrapaholic Scrapbook , vegetable cutters, Paris Metro Mugs , Forest Tote and BPA Free Bento Lunch Boxes from Japanistic's distribution line Artemis

For this giveaway,  Japanistic is giving away this cute Paris tote bag and Parlez-vous Japonais Papier Creature Land Bento Lunch Box (BPA free and microwave safe) to one lucky Sweet Tidings reader. Sorry international readers but this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only as of the moment. 


How to enter the giveaway:


1. To enter the giveaway, just visit Japanistic and post a comment about your favorite item(s) from the shop.

2. Readers who blog, twit, retweet (click the "share on twitter button"located on the Apture pane on top of the blog) about this giveaway will receive additional points. Please leave your links in a separate comment and please don't forget to include your email address in your comment on your blog profile. In case your name is drawn and you have no email address, a new name will be drawn.

3. Readers who follow Japanistic on Facebook will likewise receive an additional point. Please leave a separate link as well.

This giveaway is open to U.S Residents as of the moment and will expire on midnight of May 12, 2010. Good luck!

Thank you to Japanistic for this generous giveaway offer!

Update: The competition is now closed. Thanks for joining. The winner will be announced shortly.  

43 comments:

  1. I love, love, love all the bento boxes, egg molds and textiles...all for me!!! Awesome shop.

    Cathy
    hazelnuttreasure@gmail.com

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  2. I'll take the whole Shinzi Katoh part of the shop. Seriously. I'm am beside myself to have found this shop. Off to get my wallet. Thanks for the chance to win!

    catherine s.
    imaginethatdesign (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  3. Appetime Wrist Watch in Pink is so cute. Love the pink!

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  4. http://twitter.com/hanamik/status/13341290001

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  5. I love the Tokyo Railway poster.

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  6. Oh. I tried to comment earlier. Will try again. LOVE the little molds on the website. Would be an adorable party jello mold! Thanks!

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  7. ah! how did you know i was trying to find a U.S. dealer of these fab products today!!!
    LOVE the bentos & the stationary sets.

    my kids are going to flip when they see this!

    gigi
    gigikennedy@yahoo.com

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  8. & i definitely "liked" on facebook. looking forward to keeping up w/ new products added to the shop :)

    gigi

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  9. It would be so much easier to post what I didn't love on their website.
    The wooden animal barettes are really cute. But, my first purchase would be the Paris Tote. My little girl's b'day is coming up and she is obsessed with all things Paris.

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  10. Elph's lake poster and wooden animal barrette clips are so cute!!!And all the bento boxes!
    Thanks!
    :) Jessy
    kitschfruit@comcast.net
    kitschfruit.etsy.com

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  11. I really like this tape!

    http://www.japanistic.com/craft-c-3/small-tape-p-454

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  12. I also tweeted

    http://twitter.com/gkskiwee/status/13348614985

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  13. The Cherry Chopsticks are totally adorable. I eat with chopsticks a ton, and would love some cuter pairs like these!

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  14. Hurray- so cute! I love the "My Favorite Hood" bag, and the railway maps and calendars are pretty cool. I visited my friend in Osaka about a year ago and loved it there- kawaii!

    xo

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  15. I LOVE the apple and pear clutches! GAAAHHH! The whole site was amazing though. I gasped ALOT while browsing! ;)

    Thank you for the chance to win something from such an adorable shop!

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  16. I love the Epha chopsticks!!!! jinglesells at gmail dot com

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  17. My favorite is definitely the textiles - love their fabric.

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  18. I like the bento boxes and the textiles - too cute!

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  19. I adore the little wooden animal barrettes - so sweet!

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  20. What a cute bag! And you're right: it's more than just Hello Kitty... thank goodness ;)

    ~ Kristen

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  21. I love the "My Favorite Hood" tote bag!

    I also love all the bento boxes. I have always wanted a cute one!

    - Sarah
    sarahdeanmorris@yahoo.com

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  22. So much to choose from. I love, love, love the chopsticks. Is it too early to think stocking stuffers :0)

    Sandra
    gilsanla@sbcglobal.net

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  23. I have to thank you for showing this site. I've been trying my hardest finding stores with really cute bento boxes. Yay bento boxes!

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  24. Oh! The stamps and fabrics are so cute...Thinking of the many ways to use them.

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  25. Following Japanistic on Facebook!

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  26. I think my son would love one of the railway maps...I might have to get one for him. :) But I love the bunny egg mold. I don't even know what an egg mold is, but it's too cute!

    http://www.japanistic.com/kitchen-c-16/rabbit-and-bear-egg-molds-p-384

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  27. Love the large tape and the sewing kits.
    rsgrandinetti@yahoo(dot)com

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  28. I love the little name tag iron-ons... they would be perfect for my little ones.

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  29. I like the heart-shaped Danish bento cuz I love bento boxes! Thanks for sponsoring the giveaway of these adorable items!

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  30. Fanned Japanistic too!
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1561941720&ref=profile

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  31. http://twitter.com/sweetiepiegirly

    Retweeted too!

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  32. My favorite japanistic.com item has to be the Mio bento boxes. I already have the black one (two-tiered) and eventually I plan to have the whole set, because I am a dork :)

    I also have one of their furoshiki that I'm absolutely in love with. In all, I just love their products :)

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  33. I fanned them on facebook!

    http://www.facebook.com/sparklymegz

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  34. Oh oh! I tweeted too! :) (at what point does this get to be overzealous??) :)

    http://twitter.com/sparklymegz/status/13517930413

    Unfortunately, I lock all of my stuff, so I'm not sure if you can see it:-/

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  35. wow, great giveaway! I went to the japanistic site, and I LOVe their card and stationary. Also the giraffe folder, thank you!!!

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  36. thanks for the heads up on this giveaway Christy! they have some awesome things in their shop, but I'd have to say the textile prints are my fav! (who woulda thought?)

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  37. wow, I'm in love with the shop!
    I love the Cherry Chopsticks set!
    shou.milk@gmail.com

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  38. I followed on fb!
    Grace Wong
    shou.milk@gmail.com

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  39. I retweeted!
    http://twitter.com/gracewong1/status/13615655657
    shou.milk@gmail.com

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  40. My favorite is the Neighbors bag, followed closely by the Sewing Kit and Pop Circus tape. Would love to win! Thanks so much!!!

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  41. Well, I'm a big shinzi katoh fan so anything of his ranks high up there on my favorites list :) What a cute shop!

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