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Barberry and Lace giveaway!!

Girls, I am excited. And let me tell you why. 
One of my favorite bloggers (and the sweetest!) Leigh Ashley contacted me about doing a giveaway and I was thrilled!  Her jewelry shop Barberry and Lace is positively tadiefor cute. Her handmade vintage inspired pieces are simply gorgeous and make me feel all PinkLouLou romantical inside! Each piece that I see I think to myself I want this one, no wait I need this one! Here are some of the pieces I have been eyeing recently. Try and TELL me that these don’t belong in PinkLouLou’s jewelry collection. 

I’m thinking about making some of her pieces Valentines Day gifts for my single girlfriends! We all need a little piece of pretty on that grossly overrated day, can I get an amen?
To enter to win an item of your choosing from the beautiful and talented Leigh Ashley, here are the rules!
 None of that you must follow me, tweet twice,write on my wall and tell me you love me kinda stuff. This is simple. πŸ˜‰
1. Go to Barberry and Lace and pick out your most favorite piece, and then leave me a comment telling me which little pretty it is. 

2. In said comment please also tell me which celebrity hunk you would fix me up with, and why. Pictures are encouraged.

{if you do blog about this giveaway, and tell me that you did, I will give you a bonus entry! Help a sister out here…}

Bahaha. Yes I am serious, I wanna know who you think my McDreamy truly is. 
I will be drawing the winner on Sunday evening, so that gives you four whole days to check out Leigh Ashley’s sweet sweet shop, and leave your comment. 
This is going to be so fun I can’t wait!

Happy browsing girlies!

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  1. Marian says:

    So hard to choose, but I'm loving the Wise Old Owl necklace.

    And for hunks, I think you and Jake Gyllenhaal would have the most adorable offspring:) Your light features with his dark features…PERFECTION. Now lets make it happen!!

  2. What a fun giveaway!

    Everything listed on Barberry and Lace is pretty, but I'm partial to the wishing tree necklace!

    Also, I would fix you up with someone sexy, but with a kind face, like Jake Gyllenhaal. I just love him. Or Zack Morris, but he's mine.

  3. OMG! Marian's comment wasn't posted when I said Jake Gyllenhaal! That is so crazy that we picked the same man!

  4. Laura says:

    I adore her entire collection but this morning I'm really loving the discover necklace.

    and as for your perfect match it seems to be a true calling as the first man in my head was Mr.Jake Gyllenhaal. I think he seems to be a stand up guy and you two would look amazing together. πŸ˜‰

  5. Laura says:

    The key to the garden necklace and bouquet bracelet are amazing!!!- but i seriously could list just about all of them. lol…

    so does the hollywood hunk have to be single?? lol… because of course first choice would be John Krasinski (duh!) … but otherwise… i suppose… Adrian Grenier.. the dark hair and blue piercing eyes on him would fit just perfectly with your sweet and soft blonde look and personality.. πŸ™‚ I could keep going if you would like?? lol.. ( i tried to post a pic, but it won't let me in comments.. hehe)

  6. Gina says:

    I NEED the wishing tree necklace!

    And I think I'd hook you up with Ryan Reynolds. You two would make gorgeous babies.

  7. JMB says:

    HEE-larious stipulation on how to enter! I might just use that for my next giveaway! haha All her pieces are so dainty.
    The green lady cameo necklace for sure!

    Uhmmmm celeb hunk of man meat for the Lou Lou…
    I am seriously lovvving Andrew Garfield.

  8. Okay Loulou, my morning work now turned into obsessing over this site. LOVE IT! I HAVE to have the singing sparrow necklace. You see, its already warming up here in Vegas, I mean it was like 76 degree two days ago. And THIS piece of jewlery, will look fantastic in the spring with my coral romper. Just sayin' <3

    AND c'mon ladies, Jakey is good, BUT Make Fisher. We already now how perfect you would look together because he's practically married to your twinsie!

    I had pictures, but I can upload in a comment.
    I tweeted, and I tweeted twice, and I blogged. Love it girl!

  9. Leslie says:

    What a great giveaway!!
    I love the coral chrysanthemum flower ring! But it's hard to pick a favorite πŸ™‚

    and as for who I would set you up with.. I'd make John Kransinski kick Emily Blunt to the curb because he's basically the cutest thing EVER. Plus, his facial expressions would make you laugh every single day! And I know you're obsessed with him like me πŸ™‚

  10. Christina says:

    Wow, everything at Barberry and Lace is just too cute, but I think I heart the falling feather necklace the best.

    As for celebrity hunks, Jake Gyllenhaal is adorable and then I also think Ryan Gosling would be a good pick.

  11. Carly says:

    All of her pieces are gorgeous! I really like the bicycle necklace, but it's a close call between all the others!

    Hmm…as for celebrity hunks, I'd set you up with Ryan Reynolds – he's single now! πŸ™‚

  12. Samantha says:

    The Paris Passport necklace is to die for. so adorable. i love all of her stuff though! so cute! and as for a hunk.. DEF RYAN REYNOLDS.. I could see some adorable off spring their πŸ˜‰



  13. Corinne says:

    what a beautiful giveaway!
    it's extremely hard to choose, but I would probably pick the key to the garden necklace! The choice was hard though!

  14. J and A says:

    Great giveaway! I LOVE The butterfly pocket watch necklace!
    Ok I would hook you up with (if he was lucky enough) Ryan Reynolds! Hot. Or if you are into older men – Beckham is my #1. Not so single but you girl…

  15. WAY to hard to choose one…but I do LOVE the "passport to paris" necklace. I'm a huge fan of charm necklaces πŸ™‚ As for the perfect celeb hunk for you…I'm thinking if it wasn't a certain ahem-hockey player-then I'd probably suggest Ryan Reynolds. You two would make GOR-geous babies πŸ™‚ I mean seriously…how could you resist this?!?

  16. mFw says:

    I love the bouquet bracelet!!!

    I say Jake Gyllenhaal also like others!!!

    I am posting this on my blog!

  17. and because I'm an english major…I must correct my typo…way TOO hard to choose one. Ok πŸ™‚ I feel better now.

  18. Venassa says:

    I love the airplane necklace. It reminds me of my first (and only trip) to meet my boyfriend's family. But how cute is the martini necklace?
    I tried and tried to think of your celebrity hunk fix up but the only guy I pay attention to is Ryan Reynolds, and even though others have suggested him, I still don't wanna share πŸ˜‰

  19. Traci says:

    What a great giveaway! This might become one of my new faves to get jewerly!

    I would have to choose the etched and pink flower locket (necklace). Loves it!

    And for you…I'm gonna say one of my personal faves…Jonathan Rhys Meyers. I just love him.

    I'm also a follower here and I'm gonna blog this giveaway!

  20. innermonolog says:

    ok Doll! here we go
    the anchor necklace is amazing. plus your man should be your "anchor" in life. ok ok ok that was silly but you know what I mean..
    on the men side of things…. i give you…Mr. Josh Turner. Good looking, christian and girl he could sing the phonebook and it would be romantic!! enjoy!!

  21. Kathleen says:

    oooh, I love the "the love in paris" necklace. It is fantabulous!!! As much as I would never let my lovah go, I realize that I am a married woman and should share…Hugh Laurie. Yes he is "older" but OMG. The British accent? HELLO. The mad-sexy eyes? RIGHT. You would thank me. Yes, yes you would.

  22. Annamarie says:

    I LOVE her jewelry!! I am actually wearing a piece right now!! I'm wearing her beautiful seahorse necklace! I also think I need the angelfish one so I have another sea creature to wear! I also really LOVE the lovebirds necklace! Or all of it! Hehe!
    I also totally think you should hook up with Ryan Reynolds! He is single now and oh so tasty looking!

  23. Brittany says:

    Oh Ali, you seriously make me laugh. Only you would have us do something like this πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

    I love alll of Leigh Ashley's pieces! They're gorgeous.

    If I won, which I'm crossing my fingers I do, I would choose the key to the garden necklace. So pretty!

    Now onto the man candy.. I'd chose to hook you up with… No I'm not picking Jake either because I'm going to be original haha..

    Kellan Lutz.. just look at this cutie.

    Oh and have you seen his amazinggg body?×495.jpg

    I think you too would make a very attractive couple πŸ™‚ Hope I get points for pictures! haha

  24. Annamarie says:

    Oh, and I just blogged about this awesome giveaway! :o)

  25. Emma says:

    I love the key to love necklace as well as the i love paris necklace and wih upon a star….i couldnt choose!

    I would have to say Jared Boll a hockey player for the columbus blue jackets….hes gorgeous and plus you and carrie could go watch your husbands play hockey together

  26. Mighty Burns says:

    oh my word. I am so in love witht the tea glass pocket watch. I also really love lockets.. but that tea glass is sooo pretty! I love it!

    Alright. I am seeing a lot of Jake G up here, and I dont know if I like that.. he seems scattered. Unsure. he dated freaking taylor swift for the love. you are waaaay better than that. i think you need someone more like Ryan Reynolds. He is from Canada, which.. I think is a good thing because the Canadian people are just so sweet. Also:I tried to post a picture in this comment box. it did not work. check you eamil. and that will seal the deal πŸ™‚ lol

  27. justme5686 says:

    All of her stuff is so cute! It was impossible to pick just one. So, assuming I win which would start my new Leigh Ashley collection which I'm sure I have to start now, I'd pick the the key to love necklace.

    As far as a cute man goes, I'll give you my favorite: Easton Corbin but only on one condition, you have to return him when you're done!

  28. Regan says:

    So glad you posted the link to barberry and lace, winner or not I'll be ordering! My favorite piece is the from paris with love necklace, it's so elegant!

    You and Robert Burkley could potentially be hollywood's hottest couple. With hollywood's most angelic kids!

  29. Katie says:

    Her jewelry is wonderful!! My favorite is the bouquet bracelet πŸ™‚ gorgeous!

    If I could hook you up with a celebrity hunk it would be….1. Ryan Reynolds for a long term lasting type of thing. He is so sexy and I think all ladies can agree on this, obviously. 2. If we're talkin a hook up with no strings attached to help our womanly ego I'd pick Zac Efron. LOL Why? Because what woman wouldnt want to hook up with a hot youngen like him for a night or 2? That would make you look badass, feel younger, and like a total coug! yumm!

  30. Amber says:

    I loved the mustache necklace-I've been wanting one of those forever LOL But for something I'd actually wear? I love the wishbone necklace!

    A Hottie McHotterson in the form of a Hollywood Hunk? Hmmm…that's tough. I'd pick someone that's hot, but also not a total scheezbag. I would pick Josh Duhamel, but then again there is that time he supposedly cheated on his wife with some stripper(s). My pick for you is Paul Walker. He's sexy, can drive a fast car and just seems like a totally great guy πŸ™‚

    Here's a picture of your future husband

  31. Emily says:

    The cream darla earrings are a must have! I love that Etsy store. So romantic and adorable.

    I'm going to go a bit 'out of the box' here with the hunk and choose Tim Tebow. He is soooo athletic and successful, but he's also an outstanding guy. He'd be a great Christian husband and…well…dad (gasp!) someday. πŸ™‚

  32. Tiffany says:

    I love the "discover" neckalce—so adorable!

    And as for your McDreamy….you know that Ryan Reynolds is single now, right!?! You guys would have kids with the best smiles ever! πŸ™‚


  33. I like the sewing necklace perfect for me!

  34. I say you should be with a Ryan Reynolds or Jake Gyllenhal.. But then again I don't know your type.. But they are both hotties

  35. I adore the green lady cameo pendant necklace!
    I also blogged about the giveaway!

  36. I would set you up with Josh Dunhamel. πŸ™‚

  37. Oh my goodness, everything is so pretty and delicate!

    My favorite piece is the seahorse necklace because it reminds me of my best friend (she loves anything related to The Little Mermaid and the ocean). The antique-y gold tone to it is my favorite right now too πŸ™‚

    As for your perfect man…hmm…Dierks Bentley. He's a gorgeous hunk of a man that can sing and his smile is just so swoon worthy. He seems so sweet in some of the interviews I've seen. Tall, handsome beyond belief, and talented. πŸ™‚

    Thank you for the opportunity to win!

  38. Erin says:

    I love the rhinestone peacock necklace! SO GORGEOUS!

    Girl, you deserve the very best, and IMHO Gerard Butler is!

  39. Lp says:

    I would love to win! πŸ™‚

    My favorite piece was the cream darla earrings. They are adorable!

    and.. I think that Paul Walker and you would have beautiful babies! πŸ™‚

    He is cutie patootie and you are beautiful! πŸ™‚

  40. I LOVE THIS ETSY SHOP!!!!! My favorites are hard to pick because there are so many fantastical pieces! The pretty peacock necklace, the princess necklace….duh, the green lady cameo necklace is classic and fun, the wish upon a star, the pearly rose neckalce, ballet slippers necklace,the love letter necklace is sweet and so precious, but my favorite of all is probably the Wishing Tree Necklace. It reminded me very much of a childhood story my dad used to read to my brother and I called the Wishing Tree. I wonder if its inspired from that book!

    As far as set up go… Girlfriend you know I want to give you what you want and that would have to be non other than the lovely John Krasinki…hello dreamboat.

  41. Morgan says:

    I love the pearly rose necklace.

    I'd set you up with John Krasinski. or Jake Gyllenhaal.

  42. Jessica says:

    she has so many pretty pieces, but i love the key to love necklace!

  43. Jessica says:

    i would put you with nick lachey!

  44. olivia says:

    I love the moustache necklace… I'm gonna have to go with Ryan Reynolds as well. πŸ˜‰

  45. I've already purchased something from Leigh Ashley and I can vouch that her jewelry is just as stunning in person! I've loved the anchor necklace, but I'm loving the mustache one as well!

    I would hook you up with Ryan Reynolds, and then I'd ask how good it was.

  46. I just love your blog! I've added you to my "Daily Reads"

  47. Brookiela says:

    Oh, I've got this in the bag. Nerd Alert! I know how Pinkloulou loves her beaus to be intellegent. This handsome hunk I speak of enrolled in Business School at the University of British Columbia only to finally pursue his real passion… acting. His name? you ask… Justin Chatwin, 28 years old. And although you don't know him now you might want to commit his name to memory 'cause he's going to be big! Playing a sexy and vivacious rich boy on the hit TV drama "Shameless," he is sure to be the apple of many a Hollywood vixen's eye. The most perfect part, he is untouched by a circle of actresses… He's definitely your dream dude! Sending you a picture, now!

    (i like the seahorse necklace)

  48. Jordan says:

    So Beautiful and affordable! Really liking the Time Flies necklace.

    Dierks is the man for you…

  49. Whitney says:

    i love all of it. i love the pink floral hair comb.

  50. Whitney says:

    for your guy, i would choose garrett hedlund.

  51. S says:

    I love the Gretchen headband or any of the I love Paris neclkaces!

    And the first person I thought of was Ryan Reynolds. But there is probably some country music hottie that would be great too – I just don't listen to that much country so I don't know πŸ™‚

  52. Macy says:

    ohmygawd! thank you for getting me obsessed with this jewelry [my bank account won't be so thankful, but nonetheless, I AM!] It's so hard to pick faves but The Pretty Peacock Necklace & the Victorian Chair Necklace are so presh!

    For hunks I'd have to say Mike Fisher bc the first time I ever saw your blog I looked at your top pic and had to do a double take! I thought for a second Carrie Underwood may have had a twin!

    Oh and I'm also in the process of making my blog for the day & this giveaway will definitely be on there! πŸ™‚

  53. Mimi says:

    i like the love in paris necklace. πŸ˜€

    i think it's definitely jake gyllenhaal. you guys would look great together. πŸ™‚

    <3, Mimi

  54. Mindi says:

    WOW I LOVE everything!!! I already picked out a few items for myself and for friends for birthdays and what not (if I can wait that long!)

    ok I LOVE LOVE LOVE the princess necklace (I believe its also one you chose!)

    AND I would hook you up with Prince William. THAT way you could be the Princess you rightfully deserve to be AND you'd make ADORABLE babies! πŸ™‚

  55. Went and checked out her jewelery, and I love the Audrey Hepburn pocket watch. I think Ryan Reynolds is the man for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  56. Mandy says:

    I love that bouquet bracelet! I think I would set you up with Chris Pine πŸ™‚ He is adorable!

  57. MK says:

    I absolutely LOVE the key to the garden necklace– so precious and intricate!

    I would immediately set you up with (drum roll please) …. Mike Fisher's teammate: Jason Spezza! That way you and Carrie could go on double dates or do girls night during their boys night…
    He's adorabley cute and your kids will have the sweetest smiles!
    Doesn't that just sound ideal?

  58. All of Leigh's stuff is fantastic! I want the whole shop! But, I'm really loving the rhinestone peacock necklace!

    And, Mike Fisher is your dreamboat. You and Carrie are practically twins separated at birth, so that IS the logical answer!

    However MK's answer above me is pretty awesome. Jason Spezza is a good choice, and you could double date! πŸ˜‰

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  59. Jessica says:

    I would have said Jake Gyllenhaal but I wanted to be original. So my pick is Chace Crawford.

    Everything on Barberry and Lace is so cute. My favorite piece is the "i love paris" necklace.

  60. Lilly says:

    I love the key to the garden necklace. It is so adorable!
    And I choose Gabriel Aubry for you. He is handsome and seems to be a great father. Aww he's perfect πŸ˜€
    Thanks for the chance.

  61. Heather says:

    I just came across this Etsy store today, and I really love all the pieces!! They are just my kind of style. πŸ™‚ If I had to pick, I would say the wishing tree necklace. It's beautiful!
    And as far as a celeb I would pick for you, i'd have to go with Chris Pine. I drool over him constantly….

  62. Wow!!! Her stuff is so beautiful!! I think one of my favorites is the Pair of Owls necklace. πŸ™‚

    Hmm…who would I set you up with…I'm going to say James Franco. Is that weird? Hahaha he seems like your type to me…

  63. Catherine says:

    This Etsy Shop is too stinkin' cute! I see myself wearing lots of pieces in the future πŸ™‚ Some of my favs are the wishing tree, pair of owls, rhinestone peacock, the anchor (great for summer!), aristocat (only becasue my nickname is Cat), the bouquet bracelet, and the pretty peacock! However, my #1 fav would have to be the bouquet bracelet. It's perefct for summer and you can wear with anything!

    As for your perfect celebrity match my choice for you would be John Krasinski….only because I know how much you love him πŸ™‚

  64. Jennifer says:

    How can you choose from all that gorgeous accessories? Couldn't help myself, but I narrowed it down to 2 pieces, the lavender bella headband & the chrysanthemum stud earrings. I a sucker for earrings and a headband!

    The hunk I would choose for you Ms. PinkLouLou would have to be Garret Hedlund (Country Strong). How can you pass up a guy with eyes like that? =)

    I will most def. be blogging about this giveaway! Thanks!

  65. Julie says:

    I'm obsessed with this giveaway! I love the iced mint floral ring!

    And my choice is Chace Crawford. πŸ™‚

  66. Keri says:

    Its all so beautiful I cant decide.
    Its a tie between bicycle necklace and whale of a time necklace
    as for boys… I think Ryan Gosling he can play the ukulele!

  67. Melissa says:

    First, I will be ordering no matter what. Her stuff is gorg! I would love to win the vintage locket necklace, it will be perfect with a picture of my daughter.

    Second, love your blog.

    Third, def Ryan Reynolds!


  68. Rach says:

    Oh wow this is hard to choose! I love the From Paris with Love Necklace and the Carriage and Love Letter necklace! They are all so amazing!

    For celebrity hunks I would have to say I would set you up with Ryan Reynolds because who the heck doesn't want to be set up with him?!

    Also please check out my blog I love yours! πŸ™‚

  69. Ok, Leigh Ashley's wishbone necklace is soo stinkin' cute!
    II'm thinking Jake Gyllenhaal or Ryan Reynolds, they both super cute!

  70. Chrissi says:

    I think my favorites are the wishbone or anchor necklace. So cute!

    I've decided to hook you up with Chris Pine… hope you don't mind!

  71. Delaney says:

    I just absolutely adore the the bouquet bracelet. It is so beautiful!

    Well, I think that obviously you would have to be with Mike Fisher because you just look so much like Carrie Underwood and I know how much you love her. So it would be fitting since you are gorgeous like her that you would be fixed up with her man (of course if they weren't actually together). He is a hunk and he seems totally humble!

  72. Alyce says:

    Okay, first of all your blog is SOOO cute and amazing!
    I love EVERYTHING in the barberryandlace shop but I have to choose one so I'm going to say the:
    The wonderland pocket watch (necklace)
    I think you and Jake Gyllenhaal would look great together! But everyone said that so I'm gonna go with Ed Westwick – because he's 'Chuck Bass'..enough said! πŸ™‚

  73. If I had to choose just one piece crom Barberry and Lace, it would be "The Discover Necklace". I'm taking my first solo business trip next weekend with a (company-paid!) ticket on a big jet plane and would love to commemorate it with this piece.

    My match for you: Brett Eldredge. Sensitive, handsome, and tall… his song "Raymond" is so sincere and makes me thankful for my waterproof mascara. I love the manly exterior with such a sweet soul!


  74. I would totally set you up with Matthew McConaughey!!

    My favorite piece is the maroon coraline ring… gorgeous. I love everything on that website. Thank you so much for sharing.

    Blogged about it here:

  75. Heather says:

    Such an adorable shop. Thanks for introducing us all to the shop. I can't wait to order some things. I am absolutely in love with the passport to paris necklace. I've been eager to go visit ever since I took french in high school. I'm just waiting for my chance to get that stamp on my passport πŸ™‚

    I think I would set you up with John Krasinski!!! I love that the humorous side of him would keep you laughing but I can tell he totally has a sweet side that would sweep you off your feet πŸ™‚

  76. Jamie says:

    I like the wishing tree necklace, so cute! I'm going for Ryan Reynolds!

  77. Lo says:

    She has the most adorable shop! Everything is soooo cute! But today I'm really loving the "The Love in Paris Necklace". It's so cute! I love that it's written in french on it.

    I have to say that I think that I would pair you up with Jude Law. That accent is wayyy to good to pass up on and of course you guys would look ahmainggg together! For real, way to cute to pass up! And of course you guys you have seriously, the most beautiful babies!! All your blonde hair and his blue eyes.. golden! πŸ™‚

    I also blogged about it here:

  78. Jenn says:

    I love the wish upon a star necklace. What a pretty selection she has.
    As for your McDreamy, I am going to say Zac Efron.
    I LOVE your blog-you are absolutely adorable! πŸ™‚

  79. Okay so I love lots of the pieces!!! Maybe I'd go with Maroon Coraline ring?? I don't know it's so tough! So pretty! As for a hunk, first of all, I LOVE this question. I suppose I might be willing to share Ryan Gosling, so maybe him . . . or maybe some hottie football player like Matt Leinart (3rd string QB for Texans) or Miles Austin (Kim K has great taste–him AND Reggie Bush??). xoxo!

  80. samjane says:

    I would pick the "princess necklace"… The chair is just TOO cute!

    And I would set you up with Charles Kelley from Lady Antebellum. He would look much better standing next to you πŸ™‚


  81. Tezzie says:

    Gorgeous stuff all of it…even though it may be an odd choice to some, the 'Tool Time' Necklace would be perfect for me (since I'm studying to become a Cabinet Maker, and all :D)

    As for the celeb…my suggestion would be Prince Andrew; what better way to become a real life princess!? (also…he's pretty hot…if an 'old lady' like myself is allowed to say that about a wee lad like himself ;))

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