Handcrafted Fern Vase Review & UncommonGoods Giveaway #mommetime

Welcome to the Mom ME Time Giveaway Event coordinated by The Maven of Social Media, Formula Mom, and Tales From the Nursery! This event will take place from 12:01am EST on April 22nd through 11:59pm EST on April 28th.

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and we want to help YOU find the perfect Mother’s Day gifts, http://www.uncommongoods.com/occasions/mothers-day-gifts/mothers-day-gifts for that special woman in your life (or to treat yourself – we won’t judge)! Every blog participating in this event will feature awesome gifts that are perfect for giving to moms on Mother’s Day. Each prize will be valued at $25+ plus we have a couple awesome grand prizes that are available for a couple lucky readers. We really want to help all our fellow mamas out there to get a little bit of ME time and hopefully these prizes will help do just that!

Two lucky winners will receive (1) $100 Spa & Wellness Gift Cars by Spa Week to help pamper themselves and massage the stress away. Spa & Wellness Gift Cards are accepted at over 5,000 spa locations across North America. A third lucky winner will receive a Godiva coffee and breakfast gift basket sure to pamper their taste buds. The gift cards are open to US and Canada while the gift basket is open to US only. So be sure to enter the Grand Prizes!

UncommonGoods is an online marketplace offering creatively designed, high-quality merchandise at affordable prices including wedding gifts, found here: http://www.uncommongoods.com/occasions/wedding-gifts. At UncommonGoods, we believe that creativity and the expression of individuality represent two great human treasures. We have set out to create a business that makes uncommon goods accessible to everyone.

Life On Earth
With her handcrafted fern pots, artist Shelly Cubarney creates a lasting impression of natural beauty. She throws each one by hand on her pottery wheel using the highest quality porcelain clay, and presses into its surface a fern from the woods near her Pennsylvania studio. The inside of the pot is glazed with a rich, deep hue, while the outside is hand sanded for a raw texture, and stained an earthy brown.

And these handsome jars not only hold water, they play a part in preserving it as well. The distinctive outer coloring is derived from iron and manganese oxide which has been extracted from polluted mine runoff and recycled into a 100% safe ceramic glaze. It’s part of an ongoing effort that is bringing new vibrant life to the region’s waterways and to your decor as well. Larger blue vase (on left) and smaller green vase (on right) sold separately. Handmade in Zelienople, Pennsylvania.

What the Momma thinks…..

Back in February of this year, my husband did something out of character and brought home a dozen roses for my birthday. Now he hasn’t bought me flowers in years and I mean years. While the fact of the giftless life doesn’t bother me at all (as it works for us), this special treat made me realize I did not even own a vase. Seriously not a vase one in my entire household. So my stunning set of pink roses ended up being displayed in a water pitcher. At that very moment, I made a mental note to buy myself a vase and soon.

Time pasted and I nearly forgot my pledge to purchase a flower vase for the next rare floral occasion. Then a light bulb went off in my head as I was shopping for Mother’s Day gifts at Uncommongoods. I types vase in the search box and immediately was drawn into the natural personality of the Fern Vase. It was just what I needed to fit my very own style and decor in my home. Natural look with gorgeous leaf etching bracing the side of this piece. Even without flowers this makes an nice eye catching item for my china cabinet. I am very happy with my selection and can’t wait to buy myself a bouquet for Mother’s Day this year. Maybe I will even spring for a few of cool necklaces seen here as well.

Buy It: Purchase the large blue Fern Vase from http://www.uncommongoods.com for $48.

WIN IT

UncommonGoods is sending one Mom to Bed by 8 reader a $50 Gift Certificate to spend at uncommongoods.com!

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Disclosure: I receive sample(s) free of charge from UncommonGoods for purpose of testing and review. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of your own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” Please view our disclosure policy if you have any questions.

Please note that Mom to Bed by 8, “Mom ME Time Giveaway Event” or the “Mom ME Time” bloggers are not responsible for sponsors that do not fulfill their prizes. We have represented each sponsor with the expectation they will fulfill their prize and in a timely manner. We will contact the sponsor regarding your prize(s). The sponsors, in most cases, are shipping their items to you directly. We will make every effort to assist you obtaining your prize. If there is an issue with a sponsor, please notify the blog you won a prize from within 4-6 weeks for assistance, after that we may be unable to assist you.

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About the author
Mrs. Hatland is a 30-something married, mom of 7 and the face behind the popular online publication, Motherhood Defined. Known as the Iowa Mom blogger by her local peers and “The Fairy Blogmother” worldwide. She has professional experience in working closely with clients on brand ambassadorships, client outreach services, content creation and creative social media advertising exposure.

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