Monday, January 30, 2012

Bret's 2nd Birthday Celebration Giveaway! - Closed

It's the moment you've all been waiting for....

A Birthday Celebration Giveaway!

My son, Bret turned 2 today.  We had a very exciting party for him yesterday which included:

some driveway hockey, some indoor mayhem with 7 kids under the age of 4...

...and of course cake!

Today is much more low-key, but I'm planning some fun for all my facebook fans!  I am giving away a $25 store credit to one fan to use on any in-stock or custom item from me.   

To enter:
-comment on this post with what you would buy with your credit if you won!  
-make sure you leave your name and email (you can use this format if desired:  allison_barnes <at> shaw <dot> ca) 
-only one comment per person will be counted.  If you leave more than one comment only your first comment will be entered.

The rules:
-you must be a facebook fan of Allison Barnes Collection (click here to be taken to my facebook page)
-the store credit is valid for 2 months from the end date of the giveaway
-the giveaway closes on Monday, February 6th at 8pm (ish)

If my facebook fan page reaches 100 or more fans before the end of the giveaway I will award a 2nd prize (TBD).  Winner(s) will be chosen randomly using and will be notified by email.  

Please share my page and my giveaway with your friends!  Help spread the word.  

Thanks and good luck!


  1. I would buy a set of longies for one of my kids :-) Happy bithdat to your don and thanks for doing a giveaway! Sweetbabykiss at gmail dot com

  2. Found your blog (*sheepish me*).
    First, that rink cake was amazing!
    Love the Pretty Pink Tissue Box cover. It would look so great in my girls bathroom!
    wickenching at yahoo dot com

  3. Fabulous cake! Did your son love it?

    1. Hi Rebecca, he loved it of course! he's obsessed with hockey right now. :)

  4. Hmmm........I'm not sure but I think I'd get a soaker for my daughter or maybe another pair of longies. Great cake!
    lanag21 at hotmail dot com

  5. More longies!
    I'm hoping to get a pic of the owl ones tomorrow!
    mbrockwind (at) me (dot) com

  6. I would buy longies for my son! :)

  7. I would buy longies or another pair of footies. So cute!

  8. Happy Birthday to Bret, and thanks for the awesome giveaway :)
    I would buy another soaker, since I love the first one you made so much!

  9. I would buy wool shorties. I love wool now thanks to you!

    newmummylove at yahoo dot ca

  10. Leandra

    I would buy a wool soaker

  11. Veronica Perrin

    I would get one of your necktie clutches, so cute! I really wish I had someone to buy some longies for because they are just so adorable!

  12. Denise Robinson
    If I won I would use the credit towards a necktie clutch. I think they are fantastic!

  13. I would use the credit towards a custom purse for my niece. Great cake for Bret, by the way! Janis janisw at shaw dot ca

  14. Lauren Walker
    sophiedexterabby @
    I would use the credit to get some awsome woolies for my Abby baby :) You make beautiful stuff!!

  15. Shannon Brennan
    ShannonBrennan at Comcast dot net

    I think I would use the credit for a upcycled clutch or towards some of your adorable longies. The Upcycled Necktie Clutch Purse Pink Stripes is so darling, but the longies are pretty irresistible too. It would be a hard choice.

  16. I would probably get some longies. I love wool!


  17. My son just turned two on Dec. 3rd! I would get a mosaic picture frame. I had a stained glass one that was the last thing my grandfather gave me before he died. It got broken and I have been wanting to replace it with something similar since. Thanks for the giveaway!