Wenona Napolitano, the author of The Everything Green Wedding Book, which will be out December 17th, contacted me yesterday about a contest she is running on her blog. Three prize packages that include signed copies of her book and green goodies are up for grabs. So if interests you at all, here are the details:
"The Green Bride Giveaway is a contest for brides to be that are considering going green for their weddings. The contest was created by Wenona Napolitano to celebrate the upcoming release of her comprehensive eco-friendly wedding planning guide, The Everything Green Wedding Book, which will help couples plan the wedding of their dreams while being green.
In addition to giving away three signed copies of The Everything Green Wedding Book: Plan an Elegant, Affordable, Earth Friendly Wedding prizes include a $200 Gift Certificate from Encore Bridal, $100 Gift Certificate from designer Rene Geneva redeemable at EcoChicClothing.com, $100 Gift Certificate from My Good Greetings, and a $100 Gift Certificate from Earthly Affair. Other contest sponsors include: Eco-Artware, Botanical Paperworks, Tender Seed Company, Ex Libris Anonymous, Oblation Papers, Alima Cosmetics, The Real Milk Paint Company, Enamore, EcoDiscoveries, EcoParti, Global Handcrafters, Terressentials, designer Tara Lynn, GenGreenLife, The Bamboo Fabric Store and The Wedding Lens.
Three lucky brides-to-be that enter the contest will receive green prize packages. The grand prize winner will receive a prize package currently worth around $1000 with everything she needs to help her start planning a great green wedding, including: a signed copy of The Everything Green Wedding Book, gift certificates to go towards a gown from Encore Bridal, invitations from Oblation Papers or Earthly Affair, and announcements or bridal shower invitations from My Good Greetings, eco-lingerie from Enamore, wedding accessories from EcoParti, favors from the Tender Seed Company, online photo albums and storage from The Wedding Lens, seed journals, cards, and calendars from Botanical Paperworks plus green living items like a whole line of cleaning products from EcoDiscoveries, and natural VOC free paint from The Real Milk Paint Company.
To enter the contest brides-to-be need to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, in the email include their name, address, and email address, fianc�s name and date of wedding and a paragraph or two about why they want to go green for their wedding and what steps they have already taken or would like to take to have an eco-friendly wedding. Please place �Green Bride� in the subject line.
Contest open to US brides only.
The contest started Friday October 17th 2008 and will go through Friday December 12, 2008. The winners will be announced Monday December 15th, 2008 on Everything Green Weddings and More, www.everythinggreenweddings.blogspot.com, the companion blog for the book. This will help kick off the release of The Everything Green Wedding Book on December 17th, 2008. Plus it will be an early Christmas present for a couple lucky brides."
Good luck to those who enter!