Cherry Brooch Giveaway


I hope that everyone has enjoyed my DIY Bakelite tutorials this week.  I've had a lot of fun with them! Here's a little recap if you missed them:

How to repair a Bakelite Cherry Brooch
Making Bakelite Jewelry

 It seems that DIY Bakelite jewelry isn't a new thing. This vintage cherry brooch was made to look like a Bakelite brooch way back when. It has 6 wooden cherries on a carved wooden log base with the same lacquer dipped stems as Bakelite brooches. The pronged pin back is one of those sturdy oldies too!

Time for a giveaway? I think so! Thank you to all of you wonderful blog readers out there. Your comments, emails and sweetness really do make my day.  One lucky reader will win this lovely cherry brooch. I'm using a new giveaway widget from Rafflecopter this time. Rafflecopter keeps track of giveaway entries but it will not complete all of the tasks for you .(I wish it did, that would be awesome!) Be sure to follow through with the tasks to complete your entry. It looks like it might make things easier for all of us but if you can't stand it, please do let me know! :P

a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. Ah that was a little confusing, but kinda a good way to keep track of things! As cliche as others say cherries are, I still love 'em. Maybe because they're my favourite fruit to eat? I just generally love edible looking jewellery haha!

  2. I love cherries and this brooch is so cute! It would be perfect on the black and white check blouse I'm wearing today. lol!

  3. I've never win anything in giveawya, so maybe this time I'll be lucky :)
    Greets from Poland :)

  4. I've got a bit of a thing about vintage style cherries and am currently making a cherry print dress! LOVE that brooch, thanks for a fab giveaway. x

  5. Hopefully I entered that correctly! Haha <3

  6. I just entered the giveaway app, lets see how it goes :) I love that brooch btw *fingers crossed*

  7. Cute brooch. Once I am done with my thesis, I will have to try the tutorial

  8. Cherries are fabulous, summery, and timelessly cute! Maybe it's because I grew up on a street that had cherry trees on it (and thus ate scads of them in the summer), but I've always had a penchant for anything featuring this cheerful crimson fruit.

    Fabulous giveaway, dear gal, thank you for holding it!

    ♥ Jessica

  9. Gosh, that brooch is adorable!!

    And I loved your bakelite jewelry tutorial; I do have some vintage plastic knick-knacky pieces that I might try turning into jewelry!

  10. Wow - that is super cute!

  11. ~ * ♥ * ~

    What a lovely brooch ~ thank you for the chance to win Brittany! :)

    bonita of Depict This!
    ~ * ♥ * ~

  12. I found your tips super useful and printed them out actually to tuck them away in my vintage tips folder. Thanks for sharing the tips as well as offering this darling brooch up in a giveaway!


  13. wonderful brooch - could be my first bakelite jewelry :)

  14. Such a great post!!!

    I'd like to keep in touch with you.
    What do you say about following each others blog via gfc and bloglovin?

    Let me know! Kisses,

  15. Wow, how cool! You are an inspiration!

  16. I'd love to win that adorable cherry brooch! Happy 4th of July!

  17. I'm a new reader (discovered you last weekend) and I love your blog! This brooch is so sweet. Good luck to all your readers :)

  18. I really do want to win!!! It's so very cute!

  19. I am just getting started in my retro makeover, so I would LOVE some cute accessories!! I just found your blog and LOVE it, btw!!!

  20. this is so cute! i've been looking for bakelite in my favorite antique malls using your tips! i'm determined to find something for cheap! haha


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