Sunday, December 20, 2009

And the winner is...

I am pleased to announce that the winner of this pair of earrings from my HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY is:

Congrats, Aik! (: I've sent you an e-mail ( from Please make sure you got it, and check your spam folder just in case!!! Please respond to the e-mail with your shipping address where you would like the earrings shipped, and allow a few days for me to ship them (as the holidays are very, very busy!!!) Please make sure to e-mail me back within the three-day/72 hour period, or I will have to notify the runner up! Thank you, again. (:

Again, congrats to Aik, and thank you so very much to everyone who participated!!! I hope that you each have wonderful, happy holidays!!! Enjoy the holiday season, and keep an eye out for sales, featured sellers, interviews, and future contests!!! :D

Thank you again to everyone who participated!!! (:

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Holiday Giveaway!!!

The holiday season is a very special time of year. It is a time to celebrate, a time to reflect, to rejoice, to give, and most importantly, a time to spend with family and friends. So to honor holiday tradition, I am holding my first ever giveaway. (: One winner will receive the pair of earrings shown below.

Rules and how to enter are as follows:

Rules/Regulations (rules/regulations are subject to change at my discretion).

1. Anyone can enter. The first "mandatory entry" is required, and additional entries are up to you!!! I reserve the right to disqualify any entries I feel do not meet the standards set by the "rules" or "how to enter".
2. Winner must email me at within 72 hours of the winning post. You must verify your identity as well as send me your mailing address. If the winner does not claim their prize within 72 hours, the runner up will be posted, wherein said runner up will have 72 hours to claim the prize.
3. Contest begins 12AM (midnight) EST on December 1, 2009. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE IN BY 11:59PM December 19, 2009 EST.
4. Winner will be chosen at random via
5. Winner will be posted December 20th, 2009.

Now, the fun part.
How To Enter:

MANDATORY ENTRY: Go to and choose your favourite item. Leave a comment on this blog entry with a link to your favourite item and your email address (so I can contact you in the event you win). (worth 1 entry)

- Follow KMHjewelry on twitter. Leave a comment here with your twitter username. (worth 1 additional entry)

- Tweet this giveaway, leave a comment here with your twitter username. (worth 1 additional entry)
You can use the following, or write your own:
#win a pair of handcrafted earrings by Kayla Hughes @KMHjewelry of justanillusion on #Etsy. #giveaway

- Follow this blog. http://www, Leave a comment here saying you did so with your username. (worth 1 additional entry)

- Fan the Smoke & Mirrors fan page on Facebook. Leave a comment here saying you did so with your name. (worth 1 additional entry)

- Mention this contest in a Facebook status or note, make sure to tag @Smoke and Mirrors (the fan page). Leave a comment here saying you did so with your name. (worth 1 additional entry)

- Heart my etsy shop. Leave a comment here with your etsy username saying you did so. (worth 1 additional entry)

- Blog about this contest. Make sure to link back to this blog entry so others can enter!!! (: Leave a comment with a link to the blog post. (worth 5 additional entries)

- Make a purchase from my Etsy shop. make sure to comment here with a link to the item you purchased. (worth 10 additional entries)

That's a total of NINE ways to enter, for a total of TWENTY-TWO entries!!!

If you choose to enter in more than one way, you can condense your entries into one comment, you don't need to leave an additional comment every time you complete an entry if you do them all at once. (:

Please note, if you already follow my blog, twitter, or FB fan page, please make a note of that. These will count as additional entries only if you leave a comment about it.

I hope everyone has a good holiday season, and enjoys this contest!!!

***PLEASE NOTE: some people have been having trouble with getting their comments to go through. Don't sweat it! If you can't get your comment to go through, please just send it to me in an e-mail at Please make the subject "Holiday Giveaway" so I do not mistake it for spam. (: