AAM: Cathy's Creations Joey #Autism Bracelet #giveaway

I have been following Cathy's Creations on Facebook for a while now and drooling over everything in her shop, so when just over a month ago she introduced her new 'Joey' bracelet in honor of one of my online friend's little boys, I knew two things - one, I had to write some sponsored posts soon so I could buy one of these for myself, and two, I wanted to approach Cathy to sponsor a giveaway for you all... so without further ado, I present:

From Cathy's Creations:
One of our most popular bracelets has been updated! The New Joey Bracelet features sterling silver balls, textured balls and Swarovski crystals, complete with a sterling silver puzzle piece charm with multi-colored crystals.
Today, it is estimated that one in every 110 children is diagnosed with autism, making it more common than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes and pediatric AIDS combined. An estimated 1.5 million individuals in the U.S. and tens of millions worldwide are affected by autism. 

Most of us know someone who has been diagnosed with Autism..I do. A sweet little boy named Joey. He is the most divine, lovable and funny little guy that I have ever met. For him and other little "Joey's", I made this bracelet.
A portion of the profits of this bracelet will be donated to Autism Speaks (www.autismspeaks.org)

The spiral crochet technique enables enough ‘give’ so that you may roll the bracelet right over your hand onto your wrist. Extremely comfortable, with no clasp to fumble with.

Average length 7.5 inches to roll over your average hand. Smaller and larger sizes available to accommodate diversity in hand size.

About Cathy's Creations:

Cathy creates beautiful bead crochet bracelets for every age and size using a variety of glass beads, Swarovski crystals, pearls and sterling silver. She has worked her magic on a number of fabulous designs on display in her shop, but even better, she will work with you to custom design a bracelet for your needs!

These bracelets are so fabulous and don't need a clasp, the way she knits them allows you to pass it right over your wrist!
Each bracelet is made by stringing hundreds of beads, one-by-one, on strong synthetic thread. The threaded beads are then hand crocheted into a flexible, comfortable fabric tube, leaving a bead in every stitch. An invisible and secure seam is sewn to join together the two ends.

Don't you just love it!  And Cathy makes some other great cause jewelry and fabulous stuff for all seasons!  So, I was able to convince Cathy to donate a Joey Bracelet for my Autism Awareness Month event and you can win it!

Giveaway is open to Residents of CANADA and the US only
Mandatory Entry must be completed before other entries count.
Each entry must be made as a SEPARATE COMMENT
Giveaway will end on April 17th, 2011 at 11:59 PM and 
the winner will be chosen by Random.org, announced on Acting Balanced 
and contacted by email.
The winner will have 48 hours to claim their prize.

Mandatory entry:

Visit Cathy's Creations and tell me what other piece catches your eye.

Bonus Entries:

+2 Bonus Entry - Like Cathy's Creations on Facebook
+2 Bonus Entry  - Follow Cathy's Creations blog on GFC 
+1 Bonus Entry - Follow Acting Balanced/Chascouponmom on Twitter (leave twitter name)
+1 Bonus Entry - Follow Acting Balanced on Google Friend Connect
+1 Bonus Entry - Like Acting Balanced on Facebook 
+1 Bonus Entry - Subscribe to Acting Balanced by email (must be completed)
+1 Bonus Entry - Add this giveaway to any giveaway linky and leave me the blog post's URL (3 maximum)
+3 Bonus Entry - Blog about this giveaway and leave me the link to your post
+1 Bonus entry- grab the Autism Awareness Button from my sidebar and tell me where it is on your blog
+1 Bonus Entry - Leave a NEW comment on any non-contest post (maximum 2 per day)
+1 tweet this phrase (up to 3x per day, at least 1 hour apart)
"#WIN a beautiful #Autism bracelet from Cathy's Creations and @chascouponmom at Acting Balanced  #giveaway ends 4/17 "