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Friday, May 13, 2011

My most favorite hat designer award goes to...

Monday Design who is also known as Mindy from Mindy Rolle Photography!!
I can say that I am seriously in love with every creation she has in her Etsy shop and with all of the beautiful designs I have gotten from her. I can not thank her enough for helping boost my photography with her creativity and unique hats. If you would please go to her Facebook page, like her and browse for your kids, a gift or heck even yourself as she makes everything in all different sizes. Also while there please head over to Mindy Rolle Photography and like that as well. Thank you!! Here are just a few samples of her designs.

I hope everyone enjoys Mindy's creations as much as I have as well as my children, clients and fellow photographers. Thank you Mindy for all that you do!!

Don't forget to head to Lindsey VanTiem Photography's Facebook Fan page and like us as well.

Also stay tuned for more information about our Spring into Summer Giveaway (US Photographers only) beginning on June 3, 2011 through June 9, 2011.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Spring into Summer Giveaway

I am so excited to announce this amazing giveaway to celebrate the coming of Summer! For all of us that have to endure the cold, long sludges of winter it is a welcomed relief to hear the birds chirping, sun shining and warmer weather on the horizon. This is our first giveaway here at Lindsey VanTiem Photography which gives us all the more reason to jump for joy!! We want to personally thank each and every one of the vendors that has so graciously given and been a huge part of the fun. We don't know what we would do without them...seriously! LVP has used these vendors and we hold a special place in our hearts for their creativity, designs and their ability to be simply amazing. There will be three winners drawn at random ( for each prize package. Please follow the rules provided below for a chance at 3 possible ways to qualify for one of the 3 prize packages. The Spring into Summer Giveaway is only open to Photographers in the United States (Whether you are just beginning your business or you are a seasoned Pro). We do check to make sure the rules are being followed so please play fair and have fun.
So without further delay...

The amazing and one- of-a kind handcrafted, hand-painted wholesale framing company, Wild Sorbet, has donated a $50.00 Gift Certificate to each winner of our giveaway. They cater specifically to Professional Photographers so please inquire about wholesale prices for their amazing frames.

Prize Package #1-

Maternity and Newborn Photography Prop Shop will be donating their Action 3- pack (a $55.00 value). They are amazing and will add that simple elegance and burst of life into any image!

Cortney Tostevin Photography who is an UBER talented photographer and friend of mine! She is a crafty little lady when it comes to setting up her shots and making props for her sessions. She has donated a custom headband to one lucky winner.

Baby's Breath Handmade has donated a beautifully handcrafted Peek-a- Boo Hanging Cocoon (Winner will be able to have their choice of color).

Presley Rose Pretties has donated an elegant, beautiful Lilac singed flower with a feather and hand-sewn pearls attached to a matching lace headband. Size 6- 24 months (Valued at $8.00).

Lemonade Couture is one of the most creative handcrafted designers in the business. They have graciously donated a Newborn Lion Hat.

Finley and Oliver is one of my personal guilty pleasures for browsing and purchasing fun clothing for my kids. They are donating a $25.00 Shop Credit to be used on any purchase in their store. They have some amazingly cute clothing!

Pete's Wood & Fabric Products is giving this lucky winner A Doll Bed perfect for a newborn
set up!

Little Kitten Homemade is gifting this package winner A Pink Lemonade Vintage Bunting which is such an adorable accent for any portrait session!

Madi Mo's Bows has donated a beautifully crafted headband that is simply stunning and would be amazing for newborn portraits!

{Photo credit Amy Tripple Photography}

Snugabug Tutus is giving away a Newborn Tiffany Blue and Chocolate Tutu (Not one pictured). I have personally used these and they are super soft and the babies don't fuss in them. ♥

Prize Package #2-

Cortney Tostevin Photography Has once again given another custom made headband. These are adorable, what a lucky winner!

Posh Props- A newborn pom pom hat in winner's choice of color
($3.00 shipping charge applies to this prize).

Lil' Bears Boutique has the most adorable photography props! They are donating a Petti Romper (winner can choose color and size).

Portrait Pizzaz- A 5x7 Vinyl Canvas Drop (Valued at $109.00). This will help anyone just starting off or in need of some fresh backgrounds!

Lemonade Couture has graciously donated a Little Giraffe Hat (3-6 months). They are such crafty, amazing designers and so worth checking out all of their products.

Ties for Tots- Has given this package winner your choice of any bow tie (does not have to be the one pictured here). These are adorable on newborn boys all the way up to toddlers!

Mindy Rolle from Mindy Rolle Photography and owner of Monday Design is giving away a Newborn Hanging Nest in the color of your choice! She is simply amazing and loves a challenge so inquire about any kind of design!

Demi Blair Couture is giving away The Lily Headband which is super cute for any girly session!

Filagree & Flowers is donating a Gumdrops mixed Flower Clip (measures 4.5 in diameter). How adorable is that clip!!

Aubreella Boutique has graciously donated a $25.00 Gift Certificate to be used on any purchase from her boutique!

{Aubreella Boutique specializes in affordable items for babies, little girls and boys, as well as mommy's. Items are custom made for each fan, to their desires. The speciality items found at Aubreella Boutique are custom tutu's and hair accessories. Please email at : for order inquiries! Please go to her albums and see what she has!}

Prize Package #3-

Splash of Color by Moonlight has donated a $50.00 Credit towards a Backdrop of Winner's choice. I have to mention they are located right here in Michigan which I LOVE! Love their drops!
A big shout out to any and all Michigan photographers and suppliers

NEW** Brandi Watkins from Eye Declare Photography & Watkins Framing (also Rusty Bubbles Boutique) has gifted a $50.00 Gift Certificate to this lucky prize package winner to be used on a framing order!

Cortney Tostevin Photography has done it again by giving this package winner a custom made tutu and headband (Not one pictured). The winner will be able to choose the color.

{Photo credit Cortney Tostevin}

Paula Shoppe is donating a deliciously crafty Lion Hat! She has a ton of very beautiful, handmade items in her Etsy shop just waiting to be used so please check her creations out.

The Trendy Tutu has donated a pair of adorable Petti Ruffle Bloomers (in your choice of color)! Perfect for those adorable tushy shots!

The Little Things is giving away a set of three beautiful headbands which will be a perfect addition to any photographers prop collection!

McCarthy Photography has donated a Newborn Posing Video which will help any new or seasoned photographer learn/ hone those precious poses!

Madi Mo's Bows has donated a beautifully crafted headband that is simply stunning and would be amazing for a newborn session!

Little Bows and Blossoms has created and donated an amazing 16 x20 bow holder with Three handmade bows and Two handmade Satin Clips! Is this not the coolest/ cutest organization idea!!

Filagree & Flowers has graciously donated a Newborn Dalila Triple Silk Blossom Hat!

Buggaboo Boutique will be donating a deep Red Hydrangea Flower Bonnet and a $10.00 gift certificate to be used in her shop.
{Buggaboo Boutique is also offering free shipping on any orders placed throughTheir Etsy Shop during the duration of our giveaway.}

What a great group of vendors! They truly are all amazing at what they do. This Giveaway is also a way to showcase their talent so please stop by and browse their shops and Facebook pages daily to see new items. Oh and of course purchase from them when you can! I promise you will not be disappointed!

Rules and Guidelines

How to Enter-

Entry #1 (Required)- Please visit Lindsey VanTiem Photography on Facebook and "LIKE" our Page (Using your personal page not your Fan Page as it won't count). Leave a comment on our wall and then return here to tell us you did so by leaving your first comment under this blog post. Please make sure to put your comment under this specific blog entry in the comment section below for it to count as one entry. Also make sure to leave a valid email address in case we have to contact you for a prize. And since this is a Photographers only Giveaway (US Resident) please leave a link to your photography website, Facebook Fan Page or photographer's blog where we can see and admire your work as well as "Like" you back.

Entry #2 (Required) Visit ALL of the vendors above on Facebook and “LIKE” their fan page if they have one. Please leave a comment on their pages telling them that Lindsey VanTiem Photography sent you for the Spring into Summer Giveaway and what your favorite item(s) is/are in their shop or in their design albums. Then come back and tell us you did by leaving your second entry in the comment section below. Please be sure to visit every vendor's Facebook Page that is listed. Make sure to take your time while visiting their pages because if you visit too many pages at once or to fast Facebook will block you from leaving any further comments for a period of time. (This is the only warning given if it happens as we are not in control of that situation). All of our vendors are listed below for your convenience.

Entry #3 (Extra Chance) Share a link to this post on your Facebook Page, Fan Page and or blog. If you share on Facebook be sure to tag "Lindsey VanTiem Photography" in the post by using the @ symbol before typing it (You will know it worked by the highlighted coloring and it will post to our Page wall). Then come back here and tell us you did this step by saying you did everything and also please leave a link to where you posted about our giveaway as your third entry. Make sure to leave all comments under this blog post for them to count for the giveaway.

One last HUGE Thank You to all of the vendors for being amazing, awesome and everything in between.

Other Important Details:

-The Spring into Summer Giveaway will begin on Friday June 3, 2011 and run through Thursday June 9, 2011 at 11:59 ET.

- This Giveaway is for US (United States resident) Photographers only. Sorry, shipping gets very expensive otherwise.

- The winners will be chosen at random through

-The winners will be announced right here on the blog on Friday June 10, 2011 so please make sure to check back!

-Each winner will receive an emailed from Lindsey VanTiem Photography and must respond by June 17, 2011 to to obtain any and all information about claiming your prizes. The prizes will be sent directly to the winners from each vendor.
-If for any reason a winner(s) do not claim their prize packages by Friday June 17, 2011 a new winner(s) will be drawn on or after that date.

-Shipping/Handling is included unless otherwise stated below an image of the prize. The winner(s) of the prize(s) where shipping is not included are responsible for any and all incurred charges for shipping which must be paid to the vendor in full.

-This Giveaway is in no way affiliated with Facebook. Facebook and all its entities are released from any and all responsibilities resulting from this contest.

-Images used for the prizes/Giveaway are the sole property of the owners and are not be be taken without the proper permission of the owner or affiliates. Copyright Laws are set in place to protect all images.

-Lindsey VanTiem Photography is not responsible if the vendor(s) do not supply the exact prize or prize itself. It is at the sole discretion of the vendor to supply the prize listed or a similar prize of greater or lesser value.


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Vendors List:

Wild Sorbet-

Cortney Tostevin Photography-

Little Kitten Homemade-

Portrait Pizzaz-

Posh Props-

Maternity and Newborn Photography Prop Shop-

Ties for Tots-

Buggaboo Boutique-

Lemonade Couture-

Monday Design-

Pete's Wood & Fabric Products-

McCarthy Photography-

Finley and Oliver-

The Trendy Tutu-

Demi Blair Couture-

Lil' Bears Boutique-

Aubreella Boutique-

The Little Things-

Filagree & Flowers-

Snugabug Tutus-

Little Bows and Blossoms-

Paula Shoppe-

Presley Rose Pretties-

To place an order email

Madi Mo's Bows-

Baby's Breathe Handmade-

Splash of Color by Moonlight-

Watkins Framing-