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Plow & Hearth Spring Wreath Giveaway

Welcome Spring with this adorable and inviting Garden Hose Wreath from Plow & Hearth. Deep red silk geraniums, pods, raspberries and greens adorn a garden hose. It is finished with a green and white gingham bow. 

It's unique, cheery, and oh-so-inviting, everyone who visits will be asking "Where did you get that?". 

This whimsical wreath would also dress up a garden gate, shed, back door, fence or front porch. Perfect as a housewarming or Easter gift too. The Garden Hose Seasonal Wreath measures 21" and retails for $49.95 at Don't miss entering to win a $500 Plow & Hearth Shopping Spree! Simply sign up for their newsletter on their homepage to be entered.

Chic Giveaway! ~ Our friends at Plow & Hearth are generously gifting one lucky reader the charming Garden Hose Seasonal Wreath!

Please read carfefully: To enter, complete one, or all, of the following and leave a comment below for each entry completed including bonus entries {each comment = 1 entry}. Please be sure to include your name and/or twitter ID.

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Contest ends 11:59 PM ET March 24, 2013. For Complete Rules and additional Gifting Events, please visit our Chic Giveaways page.

Thank you, Plow & Hearth, for gifting us your charming Garden Hose Wreath and sponsoring this giveaway.

Photo courtesy of Plow & Hearth and Chic Luxuries.

Colonial Candle Gifting Event

Had enough of snow and winter? Colonial Candle's Bora Bora Collection is the cure for winter blues! These scentsational candles, reminiscent of a tropical vacation, will fill your home with a delightful fragrance as the happy Springtime colors enlighten everyone's mood. We received the entire collection in the 8-oz. jar candle.

Crafted with premium wax and 100% cotton wicks, the Bora Bora Collection includes ~

Coral & White Sands ~ Close your eyes and you will think you're at the beach when this candle is lit combining sea salt and pomegranate flower, beachwood and coral musk.

Orchid & Violet ~ This is a delicate fragrance which includes plum, sweet honeysuckle and cotton flower. Perfect for a bedroom. 

Monoi Pearl ~ A warm blend of musk, ylang ylang, and peach in a a gorgeous Carribean blue color {the guys will love this scent}.

Coconut Milk and Lime ~ My fav scent of the Bora Bora collection made with shaved coconut and milk, bergamot, white amber and shea. Light this, fill the tub with bubbles and aaaaaahhhhh.

Place all four candles among colorful eggs at your Easter brunch for a whimsical buffet display ~

The 8-oz. jar candles are poured in an attractive heavy oval glass jar with topper which makes extinguishing the flame a breeze. The 8-oz. candles have a burn time of 50 hours and retail for $15 each. Colonial Candle offers free shipping with a $75 purchase. 

Chic Giveaway! ~ Colonial Candle is generously gifting one Chic Luxuries' reader the entire Bora Bora Collection

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Giveaway ends 11:59 PM ET March 14, 2013. For Complete Rules and additional Gifting Events, please visit our Chic Giveaways page.

Many thanks to Colonial Candle for sponsoring this giveaway and sending us these wonderfully-scented candles. 

Photos courtesy of Colonial Candle.

Gotta Get It ... and a Giveaway! ~ February Edition

Welcome to our newest feature...Gotta Get It...and a Giveaway! Rather than just showcasing our latest finds, we thought we'd throw in a fabulous giveaway...cause we're awesome like that! ☺ The winner will get to select the prize of her/his choice from our gifting closet*. So, let's get to it!

This celebrity-style "Snoopy" Double Handle Bag from Olivia + Joy tops our Gotta Get It list. Adorned with silver rope chain and side zipper accents, this oversized bag will hold it all! Includes one zippered pocket and three open pockets and measures 18" across. Available in Black, White and Tangerine for $98 from


From the Baby-G White Series, this is the perfect watch for the active sports enthusiast. Features include water-resistant, shock-resistant, two multi-function alarms, one snooze alarm, tide graph, world time, stop watch ~ this watch has it all! The crisp white color and gold accents look great too! Style number BLX100-7B, it retails for $89 at

WellnessMats provide comfort while cooking, doing dishes, laundry, drying hair. These anti-fatique mats look great too. Pictured here is the Bella from the Motif Collection in Burgundy, it's not only cushiony soft, it looks beautiful in a kitchen, bath or laundry room. Available in solids too. The 3x2 retails for $119.95 at

This handcrafted Circle Chain Swarovski Ring Macrame Bracelet by Blee inara is on-trend chic. Light as a feather, dainty and beautiful, girly girls of all ages will adore it. Available in Brown, Black, Red or Cream macrame, you'll want one in every color. $52.50 at

Leggings that reduce cellulite? HELLO!!!!!! ProSkins Slim Full Length Leggings are made from compression fabric to tackle cellulite. Its patented, micro-encapsulated yarn contains caffeine, ceramides, retinol, aloe vera, fatty acids and vitamin e to tackle the three major causes of cellulite ~ blood circulation, fluid retention and lymphatic drainage. Perfect for exercising, they look great and are surprisingly comfortable for compression fabric. Bye-Bye cellulite! Available in sizes 4-20, they retail for $120 at

2011 Wild Horse Pinot Noir Central Coast

Great value always makes us happy. And when that great value just happens to be in a delicious California wine, well that makes us positively giddy! Wild Horse Winery's 2011 Central Coast Pinot Noir is simply delectable. It drinks like a wine two times its price. Light to medium body with rich black cherry, pomegranate, and cranberry aroma goes well with fish, chicken, and pork or light appetizers. $20/bottle at

Rescue dry, brittle nails with Londontown's Kur Nail Treatment System. The kit contains all the essentials needed to infuse thirsty nails with moisture and nail protein including Kur Restorative Nail Cream which is chockful of vitamins and delightfully-scented oils to strengthen and nourish nails back to health. Also included is Kur Nail Hardener, Kur Nourishing Cuticle Oil, Kur Protective Top Coat and Kur Strengthening Lacquer Remover. Definitely the "kur" for stressed nails. The nail treatment system retails for $125 at

Aventura's Ellery Organic Cotton Long Sleeve Tee adds a chic twist to the basic v-neck tee. It's organic cotton/jersey blend is soft and comfortable. Pictured here in Heron Blue, perfect weekend wear paired with a pair of black leggings. Also available in black, whisper white, henna and laurel in sizes XS to XXL, $59 at

The Amala Rejuvenate Cocoa Bean Ritual Collection is ideal for traveling. A luxe keepsake box holds all the essentials for an at-home or away anti-aging facial. It includes trial sizes of Amala Rejuvenating Cleansing Milk, Facial Mask, Face Cream, Face Polish and a Bonus Hydrating Hand Cream. Organic Cocoa Bean helps stimulate microcirculation, restores elasticity and provides anti-oxidant protection from free radicals while green algae promotes collagen production while moisturizing and smoothing fine lines. A $130 value, we found it for $74 at See the entire rejuvenate line at

Bring the outdoors in with Napa Organics' Lavender Hand Soap. Perfect for a guest bath, although the scent of fresh-cut lavender is so delightful, you will want one by every sink. Organic Olive and Coconut Oil soothe and moisturize skin. The company supports local farmers while making all-natural products. Love that! A 5-oz. bottle retails for $14 at

Chic Giveaway! ~ One lucky winner will select the prize of their choice from our gifting closet found HERE*.

Required Entry: Visit at least three of the websites featured above. Leave a comment below letting us know which of their products, other than those featured here, would you most like to try/own. Please leave a separate comment for each brand visited. The more websites you visit, the more chances you have to win. Each comment = 1 entry. 

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Contest ends 11:59 PM ET April 1, 2013. For Complete Rules and additional Gifting Events, please visit our Chic Giveaways page.

*Please note: the winner of our Favorite Things giveaway will be selecting prior to the close of this giveaway, therefore, one item listed will not be available, however, a new item will be added in its place.

Many thanks to each of the brands featured above for providing products and photos for this editorial.

Favorite Things ~ A Guide to All Things Chic!

We're excited to present a few of our Favorite Things ~ Winter EditionBe sure to checkout each brand's website and come back here to enter to win our biggest giveaway ever ~ the winner will get to choose from nearly $3,000.00 in prizes! And keep checking back for more chances to win as new Favorite Things are added.

I adore wreaths of all sizes and shapes and especially those that include my favorite flowers and look lifelike. This Nearly Natural Peony Wreath has my name written all over it! I love the combination of the vibrant peonies in full bloom and as buds along with the different berries and greens. Perfect to brighten a room during the dark winter months. The addition of burgundy and wine allow this to be hung year-round in a living room, dining room, family room, bedroom, covered front door or guest room. It's a generous 24" and arrives in perfect condition to enjoy for many years. Well-priced at $52.01 from

Who says you can improve on perfection? The heart of Red Door Aura is the same classic Red Door scent, but the addition of Raspberry, Bergamot, Orange Flower and Jasmine give it a lighter more youthful, how shall I say... aura! A refreshing change is good every now and again especially during the winter months. Uplift your senses with this beautiful fragrance for women of all ages. A 3.3-oz. bottle of Red Door Aura Eau de Toilette Spray retails for $65 at

Wires and me do not get along which is one of the reasons I LOVE the IDAPT i4 Universal Charger. The IDAPT i4 allows you to charge up to 4 different devices using one electrical outlet. It's compatible with over 4,500 devices and it's compact, sleek design looks great on a desk. No more unsightly, mmisplaced, or annoyingly tangled wires. $60 at

Black and White Crystal Hemp Wrap Bracelet

We've seen a lot of these wrap bracelets, but this Black and White Crystal Hemp Wrap Bracelet by Iristy is the prettiest and the best priced we've found so far. Each jet and ice crystal bead is handsewn to the single strand bracelet with button closure. I was able to wrap it around my wrist 6 times without having to open the closure. It's lightweight, comfortable and the alternating series of jet and ice shimmering beads is stunning against the brown hemp cord. $23 from

Deluxe Sweetheart Gift Collection
COOKIES!!! Is there anything better? I don't think so! Harvard Sweet Boutique cookies and brownies are moist, chewy, and soooo scrumptious. Whether for Valentine's Day, Birthday's, Anniversaries, Get Well, Sympathy, Thinking of You ~ whatever the occasion ~ their gorgeous gift boxes are filled with delicious fresh-baked goodness in every bite. Pictured here is the Deluxe Sweetheart Gift Collection chockful of yummy brownies, cookies and toffee. Treat yourself and someone you love to a little bit of heaven. $66 at

Don't you want to stay in your pj's all day long during these freezing cold winter snow and ice storms? It never fails though someone always stops by. You won't worry about getting caught in your pj's if you're wearing this Eye Candy Henley Lounge Set. The pretty pink top is baby soft and the black drawstring pants are medium rise and very slimming. A LOVE graphic in pink adds the finishing touch. So comfy and chic, I call them my LOVE pj's. Made from a cotton-poly blend, the set is also available with a black top. Available in sizes S-XL for $91 at

This mirrored compact tea light holder {far right} from Party-Lite is so charming and perfect for a vanity, dresser or night table. Take it along on a romantic weekend get-away. We love how the light softly flickers off the mirror. It holds a large Forbidden Fruits tea light. We tried Partylite's new fragrance, Kiwi Kiss ~ a sweet blend of ripe kiwi, mouthwatering citrus and exotic papaya ~ delicious! The Forbidden Fruits Large Tealight Holder retails for $25 and a box of 4 large Forbidden Fruits Large Tealights retail for $12. Both are gift boxed and available at Love candles? Get them for free by hosting a party or becoming a Consultant, email Lynn Bardowski for details.

One of our favorite watches is this Men's Brown Croco by GUESS. We love the rose gold and brown leather combo and rugged sporty design. Very handsome! It's water resistant to 100 meters and includes a 10-year limited warranty. We found it at Macy's for $150. 

We adore these sweet jewelry rolls by Crafty Stitches. Included is a zippered compartment, velcro compartment to hold bracelets, tabs to hold necklaces and a tube with velcro closure on which to slide rings. Handrafted in 100% cotton and quilted with bamboo batting. For a special touch, Crafty Stitches offers complimentary embroidering of first name or initial. $34 at

My hair has a mind of its own, it's unruly to a fault. evo is one of the few lines that I've found that can control it and The Great Hydrator Moisture Mask is a lifesaver. Part of evo's calming line, if it can calm my dry, damaged, frizzy locks it can do wonders for you too. I use it once a week after either The Therapist Calming Shampoo or Ritual Salvation Shampoo. On the days I don't use it, I use the Therapist Calming Conditioner or Ritual Salvation Conditioner. The Great Hydrator Moisutre Mask retails for $25, the shampoos and conditioners retail for $24 each. Having healthy-looking manageable hair thanks to ....Priceless! 

This luxurious sugar souffle by LaLicious soothes and smoothes dry skin all winter long and the scent is incredible. The consistency is also perfect for showering as it will not slide off your skin. Made with Pure Cane Sugar Crystals, and Coconut, Vitamin E, and Almond oils and available in several scents {Brown Sugar & Vanilla is our fav}. A generous 16-oz size retails for $34 at

Intensive Repairing and Nutritive Care by dr. adam- PARIS, Cellular Therapy is a quick-absorbing oil that moisturizes and soothes the skin from the drying effects of indoor heat and the cold winter weather. Turn back time with a custom protocol from dr. adam- PARIS, Cellular Therapy. For an instant radiant glow, try the Intensive Repairing and Nutritive Care. A .5-oz. bottle with dropper retails for $84 at

These Sterling Silver Lace 813 Earrings from One Meaning are exquisite and my favorite of their designs. You're sure to turn heads wearing them. Made of three lacey filigree panels, they measure 2.5". All of One Meaning's designs are made in the USA. Fans of the line include Taylor Swift and Dakota Fanning. $275 at

Calling all chocolate lovers...aka everyone on the planet! Marich's Chocolate Toffee Almonds are a sweet and salty blend of California almonds covered in buttery toffee and creamy milk chocolate. A note inside the box flap tells the story best "You might want to sit down for this." ☺ Truth! They are incredibly decadent. Better get more than one package because you will want to hide one from everyone else in the me! A sweet treat for anyone anytime. A 4.5 oz. package retails for $5 at

These Karen Adams Designs Lunch Gift Box Notecards are simply exquisite. Each card contains at least one mini crystal adorning the beautiful artwork. The cards are blank inside to write your sweetest thoughts. There are four designs, one more beautiful than the next ~ purse, shoe, flowers and earrings ~ everything a girly girl loves. Made of heavy creme-colored card stock, the set of eight cards and envelopes contain two of each stunning design. Ours arrived wrapped and tied up in a gorgeous bright pink bow. The boxed set retails for $28 at

Pumpkin Pie 8 oz Scented Oval Jar Candles
Colonial Candle jar candles are so fragrant and are available in a variety of unique and traditional scents including Cranberry Cosmo, Autumn Spice Tea and one of our favs ~ Pumpkin Pie. The topper ensures the scent remains fresh and fragrant and also makes extinguishing the flame easy and smoke-free. I love how the light flickers off the glass. The 8-oz. is a perfect size and burns for up to 50 hours. A great value at $15, available at

Heat things up in the kitchen with this red hot blender from Black & Decker. What's your pleasure? Smoothies, frozen margaritas, milkshakes? They all whip up effortlessly in the Black & Decker 10-Speed Die Cast Blender. We found it for just $29 at

Chic Giveaway! ~ One VERY lucky winner will be selected and invited to choose their favorite prize from a selection of previously featured Favorite Things. Click HERE to see the chic and luxurious prizes from which the winner will choose!

To Enter: Visit as many websites featured above as you can and leave a comment below letting us know which is your favorite thing from each site. Each comment = 1 entry. We will be adding to our list above and we hope you will visit each brand's website. Don't worry, you will have plenty of time to complete this task before a winner is chosen.

Bonus Entries {optional} Leave a comment for each bonus entry completed. Each comment = 1 entry.
  • Follow @ChicLuxuries on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway, sample tweet ~#Win Your #FavoriteThings from @ChicLuxuries Choose from $3,000 in prizes! #contest #sweeps #giveaway
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Contest ends 11:59 PM ET March 15, 2013. For Complete Rules and additional Gifting Events, please visit our Chic Giveaways page.

Thank you to all the brands that made this giveaway possible. Special thanks to PJ Salvage, Elizabeth Arden, IDAPT, Harvard Sweet Boutique, Crafty Stitches, evo, Iristy, Lynn Bardowski, Marich, Wayfair, Black & Decker, and Officeluxe for providing products for this feature.


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