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Holiday 2010 Giveaway: Personalized Holiday Cards & More [CLOSED]

Every year we order holiday photo cards to send out to our friends and family. We just think they are more personal. Because they are more personal, we do not feel comfortable sending them to business and casual acquaintances. That is why we always purchase additional Christmas cards that are elegant and slightly more formal. This year we found the perfect cards from The Gallery Collection.

The Seasons Greetings Shimmering Tree Card had the elegance we were looking for. Like some of the other holiday cards available on, this design is offered with either "Seasons Greetings" or "Merry Christmas" on the front. The inside of the card houses a greeting we selected from a long list of possibilities. Beneath the greeting is a personalized signature we composed to represent our family.

We were able to have the envelopes foil embossed with our return address, which looks much nicer than address labels. Our envelopes also are lined with foil, have a torn edge, and are self-sealing.

To view all The Gallery Collection's holiday cards and other products, such as all-occasion cards, birthday cards, gift bag ensembles and more, visit . Also, remember to stop by the 50% off sale holiday cards section.

Thank you to The Gallery Collection for sending us a complimentary product sample to base this review upon and for providing additional product for our contest prize.

What you can win:
One lucky reader will receive their choice of one Gift Bag Ensemble (ARV $29 to $40).

This giveaway is open to U.S. entries only. You do not need to be a blogger to enter, but you must have a valid email address and be age 18 years or older. If you enter anonymously and do not include a valid email address in your comment entries, I will not be able to notify you should you win this random drawing.

How to Gain Entries:
Browse the selection of holiday cards offered by The Gallery Collection. Then leave a comment telling me the name of one card design you especially like (aside from the one reviewed in this article). You MUST do this to be eligible to win this contest.

Extra Entries:

1) For 5 extra entries, leave a relevant comment on one of my non-giveaway posts. Then leave FIVE separate comments with the name of the post on which you commented. You will earn 5 extra entries for each different non-contest post you comment on.


For 5 extra entries, enter one of my other contests. Leave FIVE separate comments here telling me which contest you entered. You will earn 5 extra entries for each contest you enter.

For 10 extra entries, request a catalog from The Gallery Collection. Then come back here and leave TEN separate comments telling me you did.


For 1 extra entry each, if you are a Friend of mine on Facebook and/or if you have "liked" the 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires Facebook page, then leave a separate comment here telling me so with the link to your Facebook profile.

5) For 1 extra entry
, "Like" The Gallery Collection on Facebook. Then leave a separate comment with the link to your Facebook profile.


Follow me on Twitter. Then leave a separate comment with the link to your Twitter profile.


Tweet about this giveaway linking back to this post. Then come back here and leave the link to your tweet in a separate comment. You may do this once per day until the end of the contest.


Subscribe to this blog's feed. Or you can follow me through Blogger or subscribe via email (widget is on sidebar). Then leave a separate comment telling me you did so.


Subscribe to A Blog of Goodies' feed (the sister site to 3 Garnets & 2 Sapphires). Then leave a separate comment telling me you did so.


Add my button or blog link to your blog's sidebar. Then leave a separate comment with the link to your blog.

(All entries will be verified prior to awarding this prize.)

Random Drawing:

This contest will be closed on Monday, November 29th, 2010 at 11:59pm EST. A random number drawing will be held shortly after. The winner will be announced here and will be contact via email or through their blog. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new number will be drawn.

Good luck in the drawing!