Etsy Shop of the Month: Eilquinn Personalized Tote Giveaway (closed)

Tote Full ViewA few weeks ago I found myself beginning yet another school year and my fifth year teaching. I couldn’t believe summer was already over and another first day of school was upon me. As with past years before heading back to school I went on a mini shopping spree. In order to properly start a new school year I believe you really need a few new outfits, pairs of shoes, and other necessary accessories. It’s nice to start the year fresh and new.

For the past year I have been searching for the perfect school tote. My search began this time last year, but I never found something I absolutely had to have. After many fruitless searches I put of the purchase, and put it off, which caused a very unorganized school year. After months of carrying everything I needed loose in my arms day in and day out of school I made it my mission to find the perfect bag before I went back to school.

Which brings me to the lovely Etsy shop, Eilquinn. During one of deep Etsy tote bag searches I was getting tired of scanning page after page until something caught my attention, made my eyes stop, and my mouse click for a better view. Before I knew it I had favorited three of her bags and looked at every single thing in her shop. The only question that came to mind after my shop visit was how hadn’t I discovered her earlier?

I e-mailed Eileen, owner of Eilquinn and tote bag creator, right away and began setting up my custom order. I went back and forth about color, style, whether to add a doilie or not. I took every tiny custom option into account, after all this was a decision a year in the making. Through the entire process Eileen was so helpful. She sent me pictures of how the different options would look and quickly answered my many, many e-mails.

Finally I decided on a design, letter color, burlap color, and to add a doilie; but I still had no idea which lace color to pick. After going back and forth I finally sent her my order and payment with three lace colors I wanted her to pick from. I was over decision making and figured she would have the most informed opinion. I eagerly awaited my bag and when it came I was over the moon. Eileen selected a lovely yellow, which was perfect. In the back of my mind this was what I wanted, but was worried the yellow would be too bright, some how Eileen must have known all of this and made it exactly right.

Eilquinn Tote Details

I use my tote every single day, filling it with heavy books, my laptop, and my change of clothes for daily softball practice. It has held up beautifully and I don’t remember my unorganized life pre-tote bag. One of my favorite parts of this process is Eileen has agreed to giveaway one of these amazing, personalized totes to one of my readers! See details below to enter…

Eilquinn Tote Bottom and Interior

To enter to win one of these beautiful totes all you have to do is “like” Eileen’s shop, Eilquinn. Comment below with the name you liked Eilquinn under and which tote you would want to take home! You may also earn extra entries by sharing this giveaway on facebook or twitter and “liking” my Etsy shop here. To earn a second entry comment with a link to your facebook share or tweet. To earn you third entry comment below with the name you liked my shop under. Good luck to everyone, the contest will close next Thursday 9/12 at midnight and the winner will be notified by Friday. The winner will be randomly selected from the comments using the plugin, And the Winner Is…

Thanks for taking the time to check out my blog and entering my giveaway! Help me spread the word my sharing, liking, tweeting, commenting, and e-mailing to others! I can’t do it without you. Thanks for stopping by!

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106 thoughts on “Etsy Shop of the Month: Eilquinn Personalized Tote Giveaway (closed)

  1. I want the personalized custom waves coral canvas tote bag – It’s so pretty! I liked Eilquinn on facebook under the name Irene Capron

    1. I liked Eilquinn on Facebook and I really like the Pale Blue Burlap Linen and Lace Canvas Tote Bag. I play the piano for out church’s children’s choir and this would be the perfect tote to carry my music.

  2. I have found some unique things at Etsy. Always pleased with my purchases. thanks for the chance to win.

  3. I liked Eilquinn on facebook as Heidi Madsen Robbins and favorited the shop on etsy as heidir695.

    The bag I’m loving is “Personalized Custom PALE PINK and GREY “Lace Band” Canvas Tote Bag with small letter”

    Tweeted the giveaway:

    Liked your shop Look Between the Lines on facebook and favorited on etsy!

  4. I liked (latoya gordon) and favorited(sweeper) and I like Personalized Custom Lace “PEACE” Canvas Tote Bag

  5. I liked her shop on esty (katy010305) and I love the Personalized Custom PALE BLUE BURLAP “Linen & Lace” Canvas Tote Bag.

  6. I added Eilquinn shop to my favorites on etsy under KristaMarie51! One of those mint bags would be amazing for my MOH for my beach wedding!

  7. I favorited your shop on etsy under KristaMarie51 and also liked your page on FB (and Eliquinn’s) under the name Krista Marie.

  8. I like eilquinn on Etsy – janetfaye

    I would like Personalized Custom CAPITAL LETTER “Lace Band” Canvas Tote Bag.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  9. It is hard to choose but my favorite is the BURLAP Lace and DOILIE” Canvas Tote Bag mint pale yellow. I favorited the Eilquinn shop. 🙂 Thanks for the chance to win. 🙂

  10. Thank you SO much for the Giveaway! :]]
    Facebook: Neshii S Smith


  11. I like your etsy shop, sonflower77.
    It’s a hard decision to pick just one, i ‘d probably pick the Personalized Custom RED “Linen & Lace” Canvas Tote Bag

  12. Liked under crheinheimer. and I would love the Personalized Custom dark BRIGHT AQUA CHEVRON Canvas Tote Bag. I’m obsessed with the chevron print right now!

  13. Kirby Kimber (maiden name)
    Personalized Custom MINT GREEN bottom name “Linen & Lace” Canvas Tote

  14. i like Personalized Custom CORAL “Lace Band” Canvas Tote Bag with small letter- (but id like RED).. follow with @frecklefacecakes

  15. I like the Personalized Custom NATURAL LACE “Lace Band” Canvas Tote Bag with small letter. Liked under Kate Shivley

  16. I Liked Eilquinn & I love the Personalized Custom ROYAL BLUE MONOGRAM “Linen & Lace” Canvas Tote Bag!

  17. Liked her, Kendra Gillilan

    Personalized Custom “BURLAP Lace and DOILIE” Canvas Tote Bag mint coral peach Wedding Shower/Bridesmaid/Teacher Gift

  18. Liked her shop. Kristie Donelson. I liked the Personalized Custom LAVENDER MONOGRAM “Linen & Lace” Canvas Tote Bag. So pretty!! kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you!

  19. favorite on etsy lindsfife
    love the CUSTOM PERSONALIZED MONOGRAM Tote Bag brown and blush Wedding Shower BridesmaidTeacher Gift

  20. Liked you page Sue Guzman and I <3 the Personalized Custom CORAL “Linen & Lace” Canvas Tote Bag

    1. oh and the tote that i would LOVE to have is the Personalized Custom “BURLAP Lace and DOILIE” Canvas Tote Bag mint coral peach Wedding Shower/Bridesmaid/Teacher Gift. It is gorgeous!

  21. Above comment was for eileen’s shop and this is for your shop. I liked it with the name Raey Rendon

  22. Liked under natasha tucker. i would love the personalized coral lace tote! 🙂 (please delete the other comment, I accidentally posted too soon, sorry!)

  23. I want the Personalized Custom “BURLAP Lace and DOILIE” Canvas Tote Bag mint pale yellow Wedding Shower/Bridesmaid/Teacher Gift… I liked under Heather Bridson, or emeraldmaz.

  24. Angela Williams~~WAVES Personalized Custom Ivory peach champagne Canvas Tote Bag- Makes a Great Wedding Shower/Bridesmaid/Teacher Gift Beach Bag

  25. I liked your Etsy shop and I love this bag Personalized Custom TEAL and pale YELLOW BURLAP “Linen & Lace” Canvas Tote Bag- with teal colored lace and teel stitching. of course I am a TEEL.. LOL

    1. Oops forgot to say, I would get the Coral Lace tote for my sister in laws wedding. It is her wedding color

  26. I like your shop as – allyson tice

    i would love to win the tote-Personalized Custom “BURLAP Lace and DOILIE” Canvas Tote Bag mint coral peach Wedding

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