June’s Monthly Giveaway Contest – Gem Sprouts

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http://www.weknowstuff.us.com June's Monthly Giveaway Contest - Gem Sprouts
June marks the first month in our Monthly Giveaway Contest series, and we're very excited to offer our readers a chance to win some fabulous gifts!

This month's giveaway is being sponsored by Jennifer Lynne of the incredibly cool store, Gem Sprouts.


Giveaway Sponsor Spotlight: GemSprouts, from Etsy

What are Gem Sprouts?

Gem Sprouts are real living plants growing inside tiny recycled bottles, and are available for purchase on Etsy. For each GemSprout purchased, a donation is made to Conservation International. 

Gemsprouts, http://www.etsy.com/shop/GemSprouts

Can you tell us a little bit about your Etsy store?

I absolutely love Etsy and decided that it would be the best place to sell our GemSprouts. All of our plants are grown locally in Central Florida, which is why we feature more warm weather plants such as cacti and succulents. Currently, we have 6 different plants and 4 different bottle styles, so there is always something for everyone, and they make wonderful gifts. 

Gemsprouts, http://www.etsy.com/shop/GemSprouts

How did you came up with the idea for Gem Sprouts?

I started seeing tons of adorable jar necklaces popping up all over the internet, and couldn't resist trying to make them. At first, I failed miserably at almost every attempt. But, after much trial and error, I finally found the perfect combination of growing mediums, hearty and hard to kill plants, and a company that was willing to create the capsules for me.

It took me over a year to get everything I needed to start Gem Sprouts. Then I started selling them at craft fares and festivals around the East Coast. Once I started selling them, I decided that I didn't just want to make cute plant jewelry — I also wanted to make a difference, which is why I started donating a portion of the sales to the Billion Tree Fund. 

Gemsprouts, http://www.etsy.com/shop/GemSprouts

What do you love most about selling on Etsy?

The people! Everyone at Etsy has been so kind and welcoming, and I love receiving messages and emails from all the great people who stop by to say "Hi". 

Where can we find you?

You can find us online at GemSprouts.com, at our Etsy store, or on Twitter @GemSprouts.

Gemsprouts, http://www.etsy.com/shop/GemSprouts

Want to enter this month's contest?

Here's how:

1.) Subscribe to We Know Stuff's blog.

2.) "Like" Gem Sprouts FaceBook page.

3.) Leave a comment below to let us know you've entered the contest! Good luck!


Thanks for reading,

Denine & Daniele


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  1. kelly D says

    I Subscribe to We Know Stuff’s blog under kellywcuATyahooDOTcom
    and I “Like” Gem Sprouts FaceBook page
    (kelly D)


  2. @nola727 says

    Such a cool contest. thanks for the chance to win!

    I’m norleans louisiana on fb

    and follow you!

    nolagirl727 at yahoo dot com

  3. says

    Oh what a fun idea!

    I like Gem Sprouts on Facebook: Cori Eckstrom Westphal (facebook.com/coriwestphal)

    I’m an RSS subscriber via Google Reader.

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

  4. Mamavalveeta03 says

    I subscribed to your blog and I like you on Facebook. such an interesting concept!
    valhoff 3 at yahoo dot com

  5. says

    I’m a confirmed email subscriber to this blog and I like Gem Sprouts on facebook (Rachel Earle Edwards Martorano) Thanks for the chance to win this really cool item!

  6. says

    Thank you for this chance!
    I am follow you on Google Reader by RSS and liked youon Facebook, I am Giovanna V. on Facebook :)


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