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Sunday, November 20, 2011

ThanksGIVEAWAY #3...a custom pair of TOMS


Do you have a pair of TOMS? well, either way you're in luck!
I have one pair and I love them to pieces! 
For my third thanksGIVEAWAY, enter to win your very own custom pair of TOMS designed by Benjamin Paras!!!

"The custom Toms Shoe illustrations are one-of-a-kind and are unique to every pair. As a long-time wearer himself, he very much believes and supports the company's philosophy that for every pair bought, one pair is donated to a child in need.  His designs usually emphasize vivid color and imagination, with the client's idea spearheading the design."

A pair of TOMS with a special touch of Ben's artistic talent...what more could your feet want?! :-)

In order for you entry to be valid you MUST please:
1.  Be a Color Issue follower (just click the join this site on the top right corner)
2.  Visit Ben's shop...you can either pick a design or customize your own!
3.  ...and lastly, spread the news and let me know where you shared!

Giveaway ends next Saturday, November 26th @ midnight! 
(to which the very last giveaway will be announced (oooh I saved the best for last!)...honestly how did this month go so fast?!)


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106 comments:

  1. Definitely in love with the pair you featured here-truly an inspiration and work of art

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/73598398/starry-night-inspired-toms-shoe

    I spread the word of BPillustration's designs on Facebook and to my sisters via email...too fun not to share!
    P.S. Please pass on the word to Mr. Paras that he as a serious knack for creativity and a great gift!

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  2. I follow, and would definitely have a custom design done (something feminine and floral?). thanks for introducing me to this great shop!

    tweeted about the giveaway! @by_jess

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  3. I'm a follower and I love this pair

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/74439570/gerbera-daisy-custom-toms-shoes

    I spread the love on my blog.

    http://senseofcents.blogspot.com/2011/11/sunday-confessions.html

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  4. I'm a follower and I love the leafy/tree design on Ben's shop.
    Have mentioned this giveaway on my blog

    www.blog-once-was.blogspot.com

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  5. i'm a follower!

    i would love to custom design something with him with lots of purple in it. although i did love the little cupcake ones. :)

    i shared on facebook. :)
    http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=1352113375

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  6. Another awesome giveaway! I am a follower and I would love a custom pair, I'm thinking something bright paisley or floral.

    I spread the word on twitter http://twitter.com/#!/smitgirl17/status/138374296283250688.

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  7. These ones are pretty awesome!!! http://www.etsy.com/listing/86443882/custom-toms-shoes-hand-drawn-design

    I shared on FB! :)

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  8. I shared on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=584401894)

    I loooovvvveee the starry night ones, it's one of my favorite paintings.

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  9. I'm a follower and I'd have to go custom with a Arkansas Razorback on them! Woo Pig Sooie!

    I shared on FB

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  10. I'm obsessed with Toms. I can't get enough, but I spend too much of my broke college funds on them. I would love to have a customized pair! I love red and think it would be amazing to have some red design.

    I shared on my facebook page!

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  11. I can't even begin to decide how I would custom design TOMS! This is the best giveaway ever! I shared on Twitter (lilsunpacker).

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  12. these are amazing! i love TOMS and ben's designs are wonderful! I shared this on facebook and pinned the starry night pair to my pinterest :)
    one for one &! van gogh?! the best.

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  13. This is such a spectacular giveaway! I'm a follower and I definitely would need to do custom for my USC Trojans!

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  14. woo such a unique giveaway! I think I would go custom but I'll have to think about what to do hmmmm
    thanks!
    lovewantvintage at gmail dot com

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  15. i'm a follower! and i DIG the octopus customs! also, his key designs and cupcakes are cute too! Such a fun shop!
    alyssa(dot)werbach(at)live(dot)com

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  16. I follow! And I love the starry night toms. so stunning. And I shared of twitter! (@redheadmemories)

    kcballif@gmail.com

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  17. New follower. So glad someone tweeted about this because your blog is great!!

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  18. I love the custom cupcake toms. Those are super cute.

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  19. Just tweeted about your giveaway!

    https://twitter.com/#!/MrsMonologues/status/138407677960257537

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  20. Gorgeous!!!
    I am a new follower! :)

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  21. I'm a follower! Also tweeted about it @aussibelle

    What an unreal giveaway.

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  22. visited the shop... love the octopus shoes! If i won, I think I'd order those for my sister who is OBSESSED with octopi!

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  23. spread the love via my twitter account @mrstnaturally :)!

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  24. Love this!!! I'm a follower :)

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  25. I really love the Gerbera Daisy TOMS... or the Starry Night ones you featured!

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  26. Just tweeted about it @AshleyKuess!

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  27. It would be awesome to have the TOMs designed with a Legend of Zelda theme because I love that series and am obsessing over it right now (playing Ocarina of Time 3D AND Skyward Sword). :)

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  28. I am a follower.

    These are my favorites on the Etsy shop. I'd love a similar pair.

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/68760741/custom-toms-shoes-hand-drawn-design

    I tweeted at

    https://twitter.com/#!/themama23/status/138414941978886145

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  29. I visited his shop. I like the daisies since I am obsessed with daisies :)

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  30. I just shared on twitter.. my twitter name is @jen_march

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  31. I love Starry Night SO much! I have the poster on my wall and a small version on my keychain, too! I would LOVE these shoes!

    Rosie868@aol.com

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  32. Oh and also I shared on twitter @MeghanSaraK

    Rosie868@aol.com

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  33. great blog.

    http://paquetevistasbien.blogspot.com

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  34. Of COURSE I'm a follower and I would love a pair of custom toms--I'm thinking something to do with chevron :) I shared this on my fbook page also!

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  35. OH MY GOSH i love the van gogh inspired toms! i wish i could afford to buy them so i'm just going to hope i win (fingers crossed!)!

    i shared this on my facebook pageee. oh and i already followed but realized i wasn't visible so i changed it to public.

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  36. Aarean, I follow your blog and I shared this on my twitter! I would love something under the sea themed. The little mermaid, starfish, sea horses etc. Blessings!

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  37. i follow, would like a custom pair (owls!) and tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/HarlemLoveBirds/status/138445886127751169

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  38. I love the starry night one!!
    I +1'ed this :)

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  39. I love the ones with trees and leaves. I follow of course, and I tweeted.

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  40. I'm totally in to the octopus ones!!! I'm tweeting it out dearie do in 5, 4, 3...

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  41. I love the Octopus Toms, but would probably do something custom. AND of course, I LOVE your blog. I shared on Facebook!

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  42. This is my favorite giveaway yet! I love the Starry Night and Africa pairs. Or I may just customize a pair. Too many good choices. I follow and I blogged :)

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  43. I'm a follower! And I posted it on facebook :)

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  44. i love Starry Night Inspired Toms Shoe

    i've share it on twitter : http://twitter.com/#!/celliaelisabeth/status/138522299388272640


    celliasaragih[at]gmail.com

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  45. I shared on Twitter! http://twitter.com/#!/bueno_dia/status/138560657435017216

    Eliza x

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  46. I'm a follower! And this probably the COOLEST giveaway ever!

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  47. I think I would customize my own!! idk what design but i could come up with something

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  48. I shared this awesome giveaway on my Facebook page. I would definitely go for a custom design...something very feminine! Of course, I am a follower!

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  49. Hi!

    I joined your blog just now (it is lovely) and also re-tweeted @sublimeeye.I love the Starry Night Toms but it could be fun to customize something too!

    (I am behind the Snapdragon Inn that you visited. Usually I don't enter giveaways under the Inn name since it is a business and I am in it with my whole family but my accounts are linked so I think I must have accidentally entered. But I saw your comment on our blog this morning and was delighted to find your awesome site so am entering under my personal account)

    I am not adding your site to my daily visit!

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  50. Definitely blogging about it, and I would either do the customize your own, or the ones you have shown (starry night). Hook a sister up :) haha but really, I would love love love these

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  51. I shared these with my Kindergarten/Elementary Art teacher on facebook! She loves Van Gogh and is going to love these shoes! I know I do!

    I just love looking at your blog! Thanks!

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  52. I shared on my blog www.emzishere.blogspot.com I really like the bird/eagle ones, they have a grey background.

    Thank-you very much.
    =)

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  53. Oh! Love Tom's. Can't actually make a choice of just one. I'd be thrilled with any.

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  54. I would absolutely love to win this!! Not sure which design I'd go with, maybe some kind of animal print.

    I'm going to blog about this giveaway too.

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  55. Tweetie baby ♪♫ @luvandkiwi

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  56. Starry Night, for sure. :) I love me some Van Gogh!

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  57. i am a follower now and adore the pair:

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/68760741/custom-toms-shoes-hand-drawn-design

    i posted it to my facebook to share with all of my friends!

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  58. those shoes are SPECTACULAR!!! just looking at them makes me feel like dancing. I've always wanted a pair of toms!

    Also... I just posted about the jewelry hangers I told you about. I think you will like them! And if you get a second, send me the link to the Beso wishlist you made for A Cup of Jo's giveaway. I'd love to see it. This is my first time using Beso and my oh my is it addicting... it's like window shopping at the best mall in the world... :)

    Cheers!

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  59. I am a follower! I visited ben's shop!! he is amazing! I would love a pair of customized toms! how fun! I tweeted about this @rachutterback!

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  60. love these!
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/68760741/custom-toms-shoes-hand-drawn-design

    I posted about this giveaway on my facebook page!

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  61. I love them! I have never owned a pair! I am a follower and I previously posted on my blog.

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  62. i would love to have custom toms
    with my name and my boyfriends <3

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  63. i shared this giveaway on facebook
    www.facebook.com/onlyaflightaway

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  64. i shared this giveaway on my blog
    right side of my blog <3
    www.onlyaflightaway.blogspot.com

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  65. I followed, tweeted, FB'ed!!! I will continue to post and tweet everyday until Saturday!
    Hoping for a custom pair of TOMS!!!

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  66. I love these!! Especially the starry night ones. And I follow you.

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  67. Oops... Sorry... I was confused. You saw my blog on Cup of Jo's necklace giveaway, but I thought you saw it on the Beso Wishlist giveaway on her site, so I was wondering if you created a "wishlist" too and could share it... My mistake! Sorry for the confusion. :)

    P.S. those shoes really are eye-catching and amazing!

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  68. That's such a creative idea, Starry Night is so so beautiful! I wish he made these http://www.etsy.com/listing/86444087/custom-tiny-toms-shoes-for-kids for adults, I have an obsession with cupcakes (they're just so cute and yummy:). I'm sharing the news on twitter so my friends can have a chance to this fun giveaway. Good luck everyone!

    http://twitter.com/nicolegonzalezc

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  69. i'm now a follower :) thanks for visiting my blog!

    and i'm loving those octopus toms! amazing.
    just posted about them on my blog:
    www.did-bug.blogspot.com

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  70. i shared the love on my blog!<3 love these shown and also the toms with leaves on them! but some custom made ones would be pretty sweet!
    http://southernpinky.blogspot.com/2011/11/gameday_21.html

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  72. LOVE TOMS! This is suck a generous give-away. I have followed Color Issue and can't wait to pick out a custom design TOMS if I win ;) Thank you.

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  73. I love TOMS...I have 3 pairs that I wear all the time, and would love to get another. I really like the hand drawn branch/leak design, it is simple and pretty. I have been a follower of CI and I shared this on FB!

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  74. Amazing prize. Became a follower on GFC

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  75. Love the african animals one, but I might have to go with a custom pair, with bare tree silhouettes or something.

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  76. Tweeted https://twitter.com/#!/coniecone/status/139222111658065920

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  77. Following. Shared Facebook. And I really think my first pair of Toms should be custom made.

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  78. Of course I am a follower! The Gerbera Daisy Toms are to die for! So cute!! I blogged about this giveaway, along with my giveaway I'm doing over at Delighted Momma! :)

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  79. Love the custom TOMS. I have a perfect idea for a pair. Thanks! I will be spreading the word.

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  80. I followed you privately and I blogged about your competition on my blog http://carouselgirl.co.uk/2011/11/24/you-need-to-head-over-to-the-color-issue/
    Fingers crossed I love TOMS and now they are art!
    x

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  81. i'd like the musical notes ones!

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  82. Shoot! I forgot to say that I shared on Facebook! I commented like 8th-ish up above and totally spaced on writing that!!

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  83. This is awesome. I love all of them, but it would be cool to have a custom "diva sparkle" design! I shared this contest on Twitter!! YAY!

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