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October 26, 2016

Birthday Giveaway! | Threads by Nomad

How in the world I’m 37 years old today completely baffles me… mainly because I don’t FEEL like I’m 37.  Most days I feel like I should still be in high school or college or at the least in my late 20s.  But then I look in the mirror, see the plethora of grey hairs that desperately need to be covered up, have a few flashbacks to how long ago high school actually was and remember that yes, I’m definitely knocking on the door of having been in this world for 4 decades.  It’s crazy!

But honestly, the older I get, the more I enjoy life.  And one of those reasons is because of new ideas that pop up, new projects that come about, and getting to see friends and family come into these areas of their lives because it’s exactly where God intended for them to be all along!  It’s such a beautiful thing.  Which brings me to this year’s birthday giveaway!!

Some of you may not know that when I graduated from Clemson, I packed up a couple suitcases and moved to Brussels, Belgium to live and work alongside some missionaries and their two teenage kids.  Well, after that move almost 13 years ago, this family has actually become my family.  I’ve photographed them several times since turning this into my profession, including both of the weddings of those former teenagers (you can see Christen’s wedding HERE and Brandon’s wedding HERE).

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What seems like not that long ago, Nell and Christen traveled back to Senegal with several others where they lived and served when Christen was a little girl.  And while they were on that trip, God began planting the seed for these two amazing women to start a clothing company.  Never would either of them have believed things would have fallen the way they have, but both of them have been suited for this for at least as long as I’ve known them.  So, after much thought and planning and prayer (lots of prayer!), they launched a Kickstarted campaign to raise the initial funds to begin this business.

But it’s not just a clothing business… here’s what they’re about (from their website): Our clothing and designs represent women across the world. Through the recognition of all women as beautiful, Threads by Nomad sources fabric from across the globe, employs refugees in the United States, and provides an avenue for micro-enterprise entrepreneurs worldwide to sell their creations.

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This clutch is so perfect but you should also check out the 2017 spring/summer line on their website: ThreadsByNomad.com

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So, this year’s giveaway isn’t just support two amazing women in my family, but to support refugees here in the states and entrepreneurs across the globe.  Not only that, but this beautiful and fun clutch isn’t even on their website yet!!  Two more colors will be available next month so while the winner won’t actually receive their clutch for several weeks, they’ll soon have the chance to choose another color scheme if they’d like to!

So, PLEASE check out Threads by Nomad’s site, follow them on social media (Facebook and Instagram) and enter to win by using the Rafflecopter entry form below.  The winner will be announced on Friday!
a Rafflecopter giveaway

  1. Kyle Jennings says:

    I am in LOVE with Christen and her mom’s work on Threads by Nomad – I’ve been following along over the past couple of months and I am so excited to see where it takes them. The part of their story that gets me the most, though, is the fact that their work is supporting refugees. It’s a creative extension of missionary work and I think it’s absolutely beautiful.

    Rock on, Threads by Nomad!

  2. Stacy says:

    Enjoy following you Sabrina:) and love the clutch. Glad to know about this company!!

  3. Anna says:

    Happy birthday Sabrina! I’m glad I’ve known you 5+ of your almost 4 decades ;) You’re awesome!

  4. Amanda Chalke says:

    Happy Birthday Sabrina!! Hope your day is blessed!

  5. Gabby Anderson says:

    I love the dress

  6. Susanna says:

    Happy Birthday, Sabrina!! Hope you have a wonderful day! I love how you choose to promote awesome companies like this one, especially on your birthday! I really love the blue and white striped peplum top I saw on their Facebook page :) looks like this company is doing some really awesome things.

  7. Aida Torabi says:

    Happy Birthday :)

  8. Leslie says:

    Happy Birthday Sabrina! I’m not even going to comment on how long I’ve known you! :)

  9. Liz says:

    Happy Birthday!! I hope it’s a spectacular one.

  10. Ginny Rexroad says:

    Happy Birthday to you!!! :) Love the clutch.

  11. Dara says:

    Love Threads by Nomad!

  12. Kadie Freeman says:

    Happiest of Birthdays sweet Sabrina!! I love following your blog and seeing what is happening with you all! Cannot wait to see you guys again and meet sweet baby Isabella!!

  13. Kelly says:

    Happy Birthday Sabrina! Hope you had a beautiful day!!! XO

  14. Grace Custer says:

    I love that you give things away your birthday week and it is also a fun way to get the word out about some great ministries.

  15. Joanna says:

    Very cool story and clutch!! Means so much more when you know the story and people behind it!!

  16. Susan says:

    How kind of you to offer the giveaway of this great clutch!

  17. JoEllen Delamatta says:

    Love this clutch design! What a cool story! Indeed the Greens have been “family” to many across this planet!!!

  18. […] finally… the winner of this year’s birthday giveaway is Kelly M!  Congrats, girl!  I’ll be in touch soon […]

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