The Give Back Giveaway ~ Heavenly Treasures/HT Handicrafts

Today I'd like to introduce you to Heavenly Treasures.  Their mission is to "equip and assist people in developing countries to break the cycle of poverty through their handiwork and creativity."

The Heavenly Treasures Network consist of over 50 micro-enterprise livelihood projects in 13 countries around the world. At the Heavenly Treasures shop, HT Handicrafts, you can purchase a wonderful variety of arts and handicrafts, and know that 100% of the proceeds will go to the livelihood project selling the items.

From their website:

Since 1998, heavenly treasures has assisted refugees, single mothers, widows, the physically disabled, women & children rescued from human trafficking, orphans, the disenfranchised, and many others. Lives around the world are affected each day through the sale of handicrafts. Each product made reflects the heart and soul of one or more of our artisans around the world.  Assistance is provided to artisans in the areas of Business Development, International Marketing, Leadership Training, Product Development and Spiritual Guidance. We desire to see people fed physically, spiritually & emotionally.
Investing in people who have the desire to see their lives change is exciting “business”.  We are mission focused; Heavenly Treasures are people not products.  We network with those who can consistently build relationships with the participants of the livelihood projects and have their own network to build the kingdom of God.
Heavenly Treasures was founded based on Biblical scripture... Matthew 6: 19-21 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.  But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven… for where your treasure is there your heart will be also.”

Look at these lovely paper creations from Thailand...

Yes, these you'll get some of ALL of these in this giveaway! The giveaway consists of

  • 6 small decorative paper boxes
  • 1 pressed flower and paper bookmark
  • 1 handcrafted pressed flower and paper journal with a wooden pencil  

 They are all sooo pretty, and I think they would make lovely gifts, don't you?

There are three ways to enter the HT Handicrafts paper gifts giveaway (please leave a separate comment for each... one comment = one chance to win):

  1. I just love journals and have filled many. What about you? Are you a writer? Would you use the journal for yourself or gift it?
  2. Browse HT Handicrafts and share one item you might want to give as a gift.
  3. Share the HT Handicrafts Give Back Giveaway with your friends by tweeting or facebooking about it (then leave a comment here). Feel free to use this: "Heavenly Treasures Handicraft giveaway at Joyful Mama! #GiveBackGiveaway"

Please include a way to contact you (via email, twitter or facebook) in one of your comments.

The Heavenly Treasures/HT Handicrafts giveaway will end on Monday Nov. 28, 2011 at 11:59 pm CST. Winner will be chosen using

UPDATE 11/29/11: This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations Darrell!

Disclosure: I am not affiliated with Heavenly Treasures or HT Handicrafts. The giveaway items were purchased for the purpose of this giveaway, with all funds going to Heavenly Treasures.


  1. I'm a terrible writer, I can make a 1 year diary last 10 years and still have empty spaces. However, my younger sister loves to write and would enjoy this very much.

    cedailey1976 at yahoo

  2. I think the bright blue adjustable apron would make a good gift. I am a great believer in the versatility and multipurpose power of a good apron.


  3. I use to write all the time in diaries, when I was growing up. I would love to order, and may in the future, the small notebooks for my boys. My oldest, who is 9, is always carrying around a small notebook & pencil when we go places.

  4. I love the small purses. I can't remember which one was my favorite but that is what I would get myself.

  5. I am not sure if I would gift the journal or keep it for myself. I find I only journal during some seasons of my life so I would probably give it to a relative that loves to journal.
    miamichickens at yahoo dot com

  6. I think my Mom would like the white angel mobile-so pretty and I love that it has bells on it too:)
    miamichickens at yahoo dot com


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