Pillow Cover Giveaway from Comfy Heaven

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Happy Wednesday all! Since the downhill slide to Friday starts today and it’s only a mere two weeks until Thanksgiving (and the four-day weekend that comes with it!), I say we have a cause for celebration. And what better way to celebrate than by giving away something that most of us love even more than a stylish pair of shoes…pillows! Beautiful, hand-embroidered pillow covers from Comfy Heaven!

Comfy Heaven pillow covers come to us all the way from Sri Lanka, which is off the coast of India for the geography-impaired among us :-). Comfy Heaven is the brainchild of Anita and her mother who create their own designs and run the company based on Fair Trade Principles. All of the pillow covers and other items they sell are handcrafted by women from low income households, providing them with the freedom to work out of their own homes while taking care of their families. Comfy Heaven’s pillow covers are known for their excellent craftsmanship and style and with thousands of sales and a 100% satisfaction rating, you can always trust that you’ll be satisfied with your purchase.

There are loads of pillow covers to choose from, but these are a few of my favorites:

Wouldn’t you love this pillow cover duo for the holidays?!:

Comfy Heaven also has beautiful ring bearer pillows:

So much gorgeousness! And since each pillow cover they create is custom made for you, the colors and sizes of many of their pillow covers can be customized to fit exactly what you’re looking for.

Ready for the giveaway details? Anita is generously giving one lucky winner a $50 credit to use at Comfy Heaven plus free shipping of the pillow cover(s) that you choose! And for the first time, some of my non-US readers are eligible to win!! The giveaway is open to readers from the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. To enter the giveaway, simply use the Rafflecopter widget below and earn up to five entries:

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The giveaway ends Tuesday, November 19th at 11:59 PM EST. The winner will be announced on the blog. Entrants must be 18 years or older and residents of the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, or the UK. Good luck!

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