Giveaway: $250 Crate & Barrel Gift Card

**** WINNER UPDATE.  This giveaway is now closed. Our lucky winner is… Suzanne Hopkins who said “Oh this is hard because I want everything at Crate and Barrel!!!…” on July 2nd, 2012 at 9:07 am.  Congratulations Suzanne!  Please contact me before Thursday, July 12th to claim your prize.  Enjoy! ****

I am so excited that I can barely stand it!  This week we have an incredible line up for you here on The Cake Blog!  It’s a fabulous All-American Week, just in time for the July 4th holiday.  An entire week of stunningly beautifully and patriotic inspiration in Red, White & Blue!  And a fabulous week leading up to Independence Day definitely calls for some fireworks… so we’re kicking it off with a bang!  A spectacular giveaway to my favorite store of all stores, Crate & Barrel!!  One lucky Half Baked reader will win a $250 Crate & Barrel Gift Card to shop, shop, shop!!

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**** WINNER UPDATE.  This giveaway is now closed. Our lucky winner is… Suzanne Hopkins who said “Oh this is hard because I want everything at Crate and Barrel!!!…” on July 2nd, 2012 at 9:07 am.  Congratulations Suzanne!  Please contact me before Thursday, July 12th to claim your prize.  Enjoy! ****

Here’s how to enter:

Giveaway ends Wednesday, July 4th at midnight EST.  A winner will be chosen randomly and announced here, on this post, on Thursday, July 5th . The winner must claim their prize before Thursday, July 12th or a new winner will be selected.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Void where prohibited.  Both USA and international entries allowed.  Only one (1) entry per person.  Must be at least 18 years of age to enter.  Promotion open to new and existing Facebook Fans.  Winning is conditioned on liking our Facebook page. Prize includes one (1) gift card to Crate & Barrel in the amount of $250.

Red, White & Blue Week continues tomorrow with an incredible new cake series…. fabulous new cake designs created just for YOU!!

Carrie Sellman , Founder & Editor

Carrie Sellman is the Founder & Editor of The Cake Blog. Her work has been published in BRIDES Magazine, Country Living Magazine and featured online at People, Today, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Redbook, Real Simple, TLC, The Cooking Channel and more.


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    Robyn S says

    Oh, the possibilities! I think I would use the gift card to finally have my very own food processor :)

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    Tasha Phillips says

    I follow on Facebook.

    I’ve always wanted a Kitchenaid Mixer, but haven’t been able to afford one. Would be great to get one!

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    Norienne says

    Definitely a KitchenAid stand mixer! Or, you know, $250 of a KitchenAid stand mixer.

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    Cassie Ducharme says

    I follow you on Facebook! I think I would buy stuff for the kitchen, like cake plates, gadgets, etc.!

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    Michelle H. says

    I’m a Facebook fan (Michelle Hudak)

    I’d buy the 5’x8′ Pax area rug for my dining room.

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    Saxony says

    I love the pictures you post on FB! I think I would get more pots and pans as mine are starting look a lot worse for the wear.

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    I follow you on fb. There are so many things I would love to buy from crate and barrel. I would love to buy a couple of chairs for my living room because it really needs a more modern look. Thanks for the fun giveaway!

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    Julie Readdean says

    So many choices the first would be an ice cream maker then something for a friend.

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    Nancy KV says

    Love your beautiful creations! I’ve been eyeing another awesome kitchen aid mixer with the glass bowl…heaven!

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    Kristin Poulsen says

    I would spring for new glasses for my summer cocktails and and possibly a new stand mixer!

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    Jayme C says

    I would totally stock my kitchen in fun things that I don’t ‘need’, but really want. :)

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    Jessa Bennett says

    I would purchase anything that has to do with baking! Anything Le Creuset would be so tempting!

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    Joyce says

    I would get a beautiful new Kitchen Aide mixer! I just started a cookie/cupcake business and it would be a great help!! Thanks ever so much!! I also follow you on FB!!

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    I love following you on Facebook and reading the blog! What a great giveaway!! Id probably go buy a new cake stand and some fun kitchen gadgets!

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    Lora says

    I follow you on Facebook and love the beautiful cakes you frequently post as well :) I would use this towards a new rug for my living room!

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    Rena says

    I like you on facebook. I’d buy sooo many things, popsicle maker, ice cream maker, bigger food processor, new tablecloths, those colorful salad bowls, muffin tins and a coffee maker.

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    Abbey R. says

    I would love a new hand mixer. I broke my second one yesterday and need a new one!

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    Patricia U. Taveras says

    I have no clue what to get :) I’m moving so I know I will need tons of new stuff

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    Shani Christenson says

    I have been a fan for a while, love your blog! I would buy cake display items for my growing cake business.

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    Erin Stackhouse says

    Oh my goodness – I’d probably go crazy with serving pieces. Or bakeware. Or bedding. Maybe some new glassware…

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    gisela f. says

    my mom would love some new stuff for her kitchen… i’d get pots, dishes and silverware for her :)

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    Melanie W. says

    I follow Half Baked on FB.
    I think I would splurge the gift card on as many cookbooks as possible.
    (And maybe an ice cream maker too ;D )

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    Amelia Townsend says

    I follow on Facebook. This is tough. What I want and what I need are two diffent things. I guess I would get new dishes and silverware.

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    Cynthia Rathunde says

    I would chose a food processor. Always wanted one and am now seeing all the ways I could use one.

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    Robyn W. says

    I follow you on facebook! If I won the gift card, I would use it to buy gifts for my brother & sister-in-law-to-be’s wedding!

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    emily f. says

    I would finally get my paws on that KitchenAid stand mixer that I’ve been dreaming of!

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    Shanna Uptergrove says

    I’d be buying furniture or accessories for my new house!!
    shanna.u at gmail dot com

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    i’d love to get my in-laws some new pots/pans … every time i cook/bake at their house i get frustrated!!! they need an upgrade :)

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    Already following on Facebook :)
    If I won this giveaway I would purchase items that would help me become a baker extraordinaire! As a single mother rof two beautiful children (who both love to bake), I hope to win this to purchase the items to trigger the journey of making all of our dreams come true. I want to open a bakery/coffe shop and I need the practice! Good luck to everyone!

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    Jenn Ellis says

    I would definitely buy some new attachments for my Kitchen-Aid stand mixer and some cake pans!

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    jane says

    I follow on Facebook…and have no clue what I would pick…such a wonderful opportunity!

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    Elizabeth Gip says

    I need serving platters! I love to bake, but lack the dishes to present my baked goods on.A cake stand would be great!

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    Rosana Zorrilla says

    What an awesome giveaway!
    If I won I’d treat my girls & myself to some new bakeware (must have in our baking loving home) :)

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    Kristen says

    Fantastic giveaway! I would choose a food processor and the items on my wedding registry that we did not receive as gifts :)

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    Havilah M. says

    I would buy new bakeware, which i desperately need! I have had friends tell me for years that I need to open my own bakery and I’m really starting to think I should! I would LOVE to win this so that I could invest in some really high quality bakeware to help me turn this idea into a reality!

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    Amy N says

    Following you on FB. I love C&B. I can’t tell you what I’d choose right now because that would induce shopping. Lots of good stuff for sure though.

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    Jennifer S says

    I already am a follower of you on FB!
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    If I won, I’d pick up some curtains and pillows I’ve been eying for a while! And probably some cute baking items!

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    Kristin T. says

    I follow you on facebook already (loving it btw.) and I would choose new dishes and silverware :-)
    Thanks for this awesome contest!

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    Carla Durech says

    Oh my kitchen is so due for so much improvement. Since receiving my wedding shower gifts (7yrs ago) i think i need to get with the times and upgrade a few things! Keeping my fingers crossed!

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    Teri says

    I follow you on facebook. I would choose a new all-clad pan to add to my small collection.

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    Breanne C. says

    I already follow on facebook. And I’m not completely sure what I would buy. But I am thinking maybe a new set of pots and pans.

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    Jessica says

    I LOVE Crate & Barrel – such a classic, timeless store. I would have to say I would purchase a small desk and some fun, summery home decor :)

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    Patti says

    I would buy new glasses (been saving up to buy them!),a few serving pieces and some of their baking supplies/pans.

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    Bree says

    I would get all the fun baking supplies that I’ve always been too cheap to buy :)