Monday, January 25, 2010

Harmony Lantern - Whimsical Art

IMG_5247As a young girl I remember my dad bringing home a lantern similar to the one pictured to the right.

He purchased it I believe at a craft show... and I just loved it.

There was something whimsical... almost magical about it in my eyes.

I have memories as a child laying in bed... watching the lamp spin.

When I came across Harmony Lantern online I fell in love with these lamps all over again. I then began reading more on their website about how each lamp is HAND CRAFTED... hand carved.... and was just in awe at the beautiful art work these people were creating. It really is a lost art! You don't see this sort of item at walmart... Its not factory produced. Someone actually sits down and makes this with their hands.

I have truly enjoyed talking with one of the owners of Harmony lantern... She is soo soo sweet and I look forward to chatting with her more in the future.

There was recently a news video done on Harmony Lantern and Id like to share the video of it...

It will show scenes from movies where these beautiful lanterns were featured... and more about the couple who creates them.



Phillip Lewis & Hisae Homma - Creators/Owners of Harmony Lantern





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*See more photos of our Harmony Lantern HERE*

GET YOUR OWN: You can actually buy the lamp base and interchange the inside pattern as many times as you want. Pattern replacements may be purchased separately depending on your child's interest. They come in a wide variety of patterns and designs... from sea life to sports. Each lamp comes packaged wonderfully and safely to your home.

A SIMPLE COUPON: Use the coupon code "HOSSA" at checkout and get FREE SHIPPING on any Harmony Lantern Order.

WIN YOUR OWN: I am so excited about this giveaway. One of you will win one of these wonderful lanterns!

To enter simply comment letting us know what your favorite design on Harmony Lantern.

For additional entries: (comment once for each entry)
Blog about this giveaway linking back to SIMPLE and Harmony Lantern
Tweet this giveaway
Become a new follower of SIMPLE
Become a Facebook fan of SIMPLE
That's FIVE ways to enter!

Winner will be randomly selected and announced 2/1/10.

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194 comments:

  1. Awesome! These are so neat! I like the turtle one - it would go perfect in the nursery we are working on! :)

    palmer.ae@gmail.com

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  2. I like the Dog Meeting design. Such a neat lamp!
    laprochaine@gmail.com

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  3. I tweeted,http://twitter.com/laprochaine/statuses/8193690685
    laprochaine@gmail.com

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  4. I LOVE these!! The butterfly one would go with my little girl's room.
    lemmonda@saic.com

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  5. Most definitely the Dino one. My son is in LOVE with dinos!! I can just hear him now, "dino, dino, dino..."

    jnieset@yahoo.com

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  6. i'd love the butterfly design for my girls...but the nativity is my favorite - how cool would it be to put that out at Christmas?!

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  7. i tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/MamaSkates/status/8196916447

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  8. I love these. How awesome is the Farm one! Love it!

    Thanks - Heidi P.

    h.polcaster@sbcglobal.net

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  9. I am a FB fan!

    Heidi P.

    h.polcaster@sbcglobal.net

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  10. i am a FB fan
    sharoncakes@gmail.com

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  11. What a neat idea! It is really hard to pick just one design as there are SO many to pick from - wow! I think I would have to go with the new flower pattern though...kinda simple compaired to the others, I know, but still cute!

    phgeerlings @ gmail.com

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  12. Beautiful!! The red fish has my vote. They seem so magical.....and you don't want to take your eyes off!


    jill m record {at} gmail {dot} com

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  13. I like the Turtle one. My kids would love this.

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  14. http://twitter.com/kdolphins7/status/8207447505

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  15. Oh my goodness, I would have to have the cat one for my son! I've always loved cats and now my 4 yr old does too!
    jaydensmom.2005@yahoo.com

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  16. While I think the Dinosaurs one is super cool (and my five year-old would think the same), I would have to stick with the Stars, since all of my kids would like it!

    melis415@yahoo.com

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  17. Wow, these are fantastic! Thank you so much for sharing. My boys would love the Rocket one -- I can just imagine all the adventures they would pretend to go on!

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  18. I've never seen anything like this--how magical! I would love the snowy village lantern...though I think my nephew would try to convince me to get the Dog Meeting design instead. ;)

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

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  19. OOO, I pick the turtle or African animals! So fun!
    teacherkrista at gmail dot com

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  20. That's a tough call! They're all amazing! I'd choose between the Nativity or Sunflower designs.
    kimmoteberg@comcast.net

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  21. Awesome lamps! I like the Kite one.

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  22. I am a facebook fan! I just love these harmony lanters. My favorite is the ballet one! It would be perfect for my daughter. She is always walking on her tippy toes!

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  23. I think my son would love the train.
    wendyw329 at aol.com

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  24. My daughter would love the Ballet or the Mermaids!

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  25. Wow! That was tough choosing just one, they are fantastic. I would go with Penguins as my overall favorite, but, man, those folks have some serious talent.

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  26. I like both the dragonflies and the lotus lanterns.
    traymona[at]aol.com

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  27. That Flying Boy is Awesome and I know my boy would go crazy for that Train. So cool!

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  28. I love these latterns! My favorite design is the Tropical Fish. Thanks so much.

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  29. I'm a facebook fan (Margaret E. Smith) Thanks again.

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  30. Oh that is so hard to choose!!
    I can only narrow it down to two. :)
    Either African Animals or Dragonfly. These are super great.

    mjbc07 at yahoo dot com

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  31. I like the jungle animals. Goes with babies nursery! :)

    bdm0527ecu@yahoo.com

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  32. It was hard to decide which one was my favorite. I enjoy Halloween so I make the Halloween design my favorite.

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  33. FB fan

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  34. tweeted
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  35. 1/26 I tweeted http://twitter.com/cstironkat

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  36. I like the Snowy Village lantern it is so pretty

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  37. Very cool! I like the Butterfly Flowers design.

    Elaine R
    emrosser@shaw.ca

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  38. I like the butterfly lantern
    jjak2003 at gmail dot com

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  39. I tweeted http://twitter.com/jjak2003/statuses/8263439603
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  40. I love the turtle one. It will look so cute in my nephews nursery when he comes

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  41. I love the African Animals design! My son would love one in his room.
    mommastaci33 at yahoo dot com

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  42. I like the Dino kids design.
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  43. Those are adorable. It was hard trying to pick a fav, but I think I would pick the tropical fish. Macey LOVES aquariums.

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  44. Just blogged about it :) at http://awdreyh.blogspot.com/2010/01/check-this-out.html

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  45. I tried to post yesterday but my computer froze..ugh. I love all of them, honestly! The idea that we could change them out to celebrate holidays or field trips is so versatile!

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  46. O.K i just became a fan of simple on facebook. I was already a follow through google :)

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  47. this is a awesome prize, could use this in my son's room

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  48. This is such a great prize. I like the Fallen Leaves Lantern. Thanks for the chance.

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  49. My favorite would be the train for my son's room.
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  50. I like the butterfly pattern.
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  51. "Fallen Leaves" pattern
    Please enter me.

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  52. snow village! perfect for wintery nights! kimberley.stowers@yahoo.com

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  53. The beautiful Butterfly and Flowers is my favorite!
    smchester at gmail dot com

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  54. The butterfly is really neat. Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill@comcast.net

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  55. I like the stars. These are cute!!

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  56. I just love the unicorn one...these are super cute

    ykatrina at hotmail dot com

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  57. It was actually really hard to pick ba favorite since they are all so pretty..One of my favorites is the African Animals..Thanks awesome giveaway..
    tatum810@yahoo.com

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  58. Tweet:
    http://twitter.com/tatum810/status/8308170105
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  59. Harmony Lamps has so many beautiful options. I like the Mermaids or the Butterflies.
    Thanks
    Jesskaufman at hotmail dot com

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  60. I'm a Facebook Fan
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  61. omg, I love these laterns! I have three boys so I would choose the rocket latern.

    colesammom at gmail dot com

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  62. I would choose the Butterfly one for my daughters room

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  63. Tweet http://twitter.com/Missy_wpg/status/8328603785

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  64. the Butterfly design is really beautiful. Love them all though...

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  65. Loving the stars. I could gaze at the stars forever - which is hard to do in the city. The close runner up are the tropical fish - whimsical and serene at the same time!

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  66. oh the ballet one would be perfect for my dd. that or the star one.
    emmagracegourley@live.ca

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  67. My favorite one is the Lotus design :)

    katieandbobby10@yahoo.com

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  68. Tweet!

    http://twitter.com/ktfereva22/status/8357442084

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  69. I tweeted
    http://twitter.com/carolp8/status/8366853668

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  70. I'm a facebook fan of Simple!

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  71. LOVE the snowy village!! So many designs are cool! I'm also a FB fan!

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  72. my daughter would love the flower one

    josiefiorda@yahoo.ca

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  73. These are beautiful! My 17-month old & 5-week old would be amazed! I love the penguins!

    jennie00409@aol.com

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  74. I like the Baseball design the best. Please accept my entry. Thank you.

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  75. i love the prayer wheel lantern and the butterfly design too.

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  76. I am a follower on google friend.

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  77. These are so pretty. I would like the dragonfly. sharonaquilino at hotmail dot com

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  78. My daughter would love the ballet lantern. They both love ballet.

    dschoeniger@hotmail.com

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  79. My daughter would love the African Animals

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  80. tweet http://twitter.com/SaraMama/status/8400361383

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  81. My favorite is the Sea Horse Lantern.

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  82. I love the ballet lantern. My daughter isn't in ballet but she loves to dance and I know this would just make her so happy!

    natandjosh@hotmail.com

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  83. I love the African animals for my daughter's room

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  84. I like the falling leaves design. It is bright enough to attact any kids attention, but also adult enough to blend into any decor. Thank you!

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  85. The Penguin lantern is just too cute

    dispatcher_kristy@hotmail.com

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  86. following with google

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  87. My favorite design is the Butterfly


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  88. tweeted

    http://twitter.com/Prairiebelle/status/8439232697


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  89. I like the prayer wheel pattern. Thanks.

    president(dot)peaches(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  90. I like the farm one.
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  91. These are really neat. I like the Turtles.

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  92. I lohe Butterflies and Flowers Lantern lezanac@yahoo.com

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  93. The Lotus nature lantern is my favorite pattern! It is so pretty :)
    Amanda Barnes
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  94. So cool!! One of my favorites is the Unicorn Lantern;)

    cyclona66(at)aol(dot)com

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  95. I really like the butterfly and flowers.

    kristin.harris80(at)yahoo.com

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  96. Those are really cool. Would be perfect for my 5 year old who is afraid of the dark

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  97. My favorite design is the Lotus!

    jennylovesjeff (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  98. My favorite design is the Christmas Lantern . I can already picture christmas time with the memories this will help create. These are beautiful. As an everyday lantern I love the butterflies!

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  99. I love the Lotus Lantern! Thanks for the chance!

    countrygirl1823@aol.com

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  100. I became a new follower of simple

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  101. I became a fan on facebook.

    (Summer P.)

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  102. I tweeted. and follow you on twitter.

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    http://twitter.com/fokxxy/status/8469296215

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  103. My son would love the train lantern..

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  104. I like the whale pattern. My email is visible in my profile.

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  105. I love the dolphin lantern!

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  106. My favorite design is the African Animals! They are all really neat!

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  107. My favorite design is the Dolphins

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  108. I really like the Lotus and the fallen leaves lanterns
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  109. follow on Google Friend Connect

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  110. tweet http://twitter.com/ivansmom60/statuses/8479712481

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  111. My favorite design on Harmony lantern is the TRAIN! My son has had trouble sleeping in his own bed so this may just be the ticket! Thanks for the chance!

    hether78(at)gmail(dot)com

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  112. I'm a new follower of SIMPLE!

    hether78(at)gmail(dot)com

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  113. I'm a FB fan of SIMPLE!

    fb name: Heather R. Garland

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  114. The Dolpin (Sea Life) Lantern is our favorite - so says our three little oceanographer wanna-be's! ;)

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  115. I tweeted this giveaway!

    tweet link:
    http://twitter.com/hgarland/status/8483325371

    hether78(at)gmail(dot)com

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  116. Christina - xristya@rock.com - My favorite design is the Carousel Lantern (with the horses). Thanks for the chance to win this lovely lantern!

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  117. Such cute lanterns. I really would love the Dragonfly lantern.

    Ellen
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  118. I like the Dino lamp. dwelchert@yahoo.com

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  119. My favorite is the Dog Meeting design.
    Thanks for the giveaway,
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  120. I like the prayer wheel lantern.

    madamerkf at aol dot com

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  121. These are so cute- I love the dragonfly one best but it was very close.

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  122. I tweeted http://twitter.com/dddiva/status/8496954104

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  123. The Butterfly and Flowers is very neat!

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  124. http://kngmckellar-glorias.blogspot.com/2010/02/httpwwwsimple-momreviewscom201001harmon.html

    blogged

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  125. http://twitter.com/kngmckellar/status/8497497633

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  126. Thanks for the great contest!
    bahjeep@aol.com

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  127. i love the Mermaid lantern how beautiful :)

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  128. http://twitter.com/klp1965/status/8503234514

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  129. How beautiful! I adore the sea turtles lantern.

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  130. My favorite is the Turtle from the Sea Life collection.

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  131. I like the turtle or whale

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  132. new follower
    amydelong

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  133. WOW I love their 'Sun and Geese or Moon and Geese', so beautiful! I am from their area and I also appreciate their Seattle 'Boy Flying' with the space needle!

    justine417@comcast.net

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  134. I'm a follower of Simple

    justine417

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  135. I'm a facebook fan of simple

    justine pierson

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  136. I tweeted

    http://twitter.com/ShesAnAngel417/status/8509226223

    justine417@comcast.net

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  137. I twittered. @carolinacowgirl

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  138. Any of the ocean themes would make a great door prize for Summer Reading at Martin Memorial Library. The theme is Make a Splash: Read. ecucowgirl@yahoo.com
    *Also I twittered @carolinacowgirl

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  139. Became a Fan of Facebook.
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  140. Following your blog. ecucowgirl@yahoo.com

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  141. I like the ballet...there are many neat ones.

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  142. I love the Hearts & Flowers (Valentine) insert!
    heatherstamper09@aol.com

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  143. My favorite is the "stars" lantern
    happeejackee at gmail dot com

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  144. Tweet http://twitter.com/happeegirl/status/8520000845
    happeejackee at gmail dot com

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  145. My three year old would love the rocket ship one!

    brandi.westmoreland(at)gmail(dot)com

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  146. Very unique and beautiful lamps! I'd have to say my favorite would be the Geese lantern. Thanks for the chance to enter!

    gkaufmanss@yahoo.com

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  147. I blogged about the giveaway: http://slavetoacademia.blogspot.com/2010/02/win-lantern-from-harmony-lantern-at.html

    gkaufmanss@yahoo.com

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  148. I tweeted: http://twitter.com/guettel78/status/8522613773

    gkaufmanss@yahoo.com

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  149. I'm a fb fan: Geoff K

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  150. I love the Lotus Lantern.It looks so
    mediating

    CharlieGurl57@aol.com

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  151. The Sunflower design i chose!
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  152. facebook fan! id- Lighthouse twentyseven

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  153. Tweet:Swtlilchick
    http://twitter.com/Swtlilchick/status/8527762034

    CharlieGurl57@aol.com

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  154. I am a Facebook Fan (Charlene Kuser)

    CharlieGurl57@aol.com

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  155. I like the Lotus design
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  156. Dolphin is my favorite design. garrettsambo@aol.com

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  157. These lamps are absolutely beautiful! My daughter would dance for delight with the Ballerina Lantern! I can just see her eyes lighting up each time we turn it on.

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  158. I like the fire engine or baseball lanterns.

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