collaboration with noonday {with a giveaway}

Do you ever feel like you want to make a difference, but you just don’t know how? Like anything you do feels somehow insignificant to a world in need of so much more than you can offer?

Me too.

It’s like we’re plugging a hole in a raft with one hundred more.

But I’ve heard story after story of little acts making a huge impact in one person’s life. A boy who had food to eat that day. A surprise latte that encouraged a hopeless neighbor. A pair of shoes for a child without. These don’t seem like a big deal to most of us – we eat and have jobs and wear clothes like its normal – but to those who need it most, it is a miracle.

I like being part of miracles.

Which is why I love Noonday Collection.


Noonday Collection sells jewelry, gifts, items for the home and accessories – all made by artisans working their way out of poverty.  They also advocate for orphans, offering care and prevention, and support adoption as well.   All items are fair-trade and locally made, which means with each purchase, you are truly making a difference.


I am honored to announce that JDC and Noonday have collaborated on a new journal. I know it’s just a little thing, but I feel so honored to be part of something bigger – helping women across the world make ends meet for their families.


My part was simply to design the cover and the artisans in India turned them in to beautiful works of art. Each is 5 x 7 and printed on super thick cotton paper.

The cotton pages inside are blank so you can jot notes, doodle, dream or journal.


Each journal included information about the artisan who created the journal – it reminds us that even a small purchase can make a big difference in another family’s life.


The journals are now available at Noonday Collection.

I just know you will love them!

To kick things off, we have two lovely journals to give away. Here are the rules:

1. like JDC facebook page {right here}

2. like Noonday Collection facebook page {right here}

3. leave a comment

I’ll announce the winners this week!

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541 Responses to collaboration with noonday {with a giveaway}

  1. Beth Keyes February 13, 2013 at 12:36 am #

    I’m always on the lookout for company’s like this. Thanks for bringing Noonday Collection onto my radar! Love the journal design, too!

  2. DADA February 13, 2013 at 2:45 am #

    Great gift and beautiful idea!

  3. Ashley February 13, 2013 at 5:40 am #

    This is so exciting!! Love it!

  4. Angie K. February 13, 2013 at 7:23 am #

    What a wonderful way to help those in need!

  5. Lisa February 13, 2013 at 8:11 am #

    So darling, and such a great cause. I would love to win!

  6. Cynthia Biron February 13, 2013 at 8:41 am #

    Love Noonday & what they do. <3 Hope to win a journal!

  7. Ariella February 13, 2013 at 9:04 am #

    Great job on the journal design!

  8. Hannah February 13, 2013 at 9:28 am #

    Such a beautiful journal with such a beautiful story.

  9. Katy February 13, 2013 at 9:48 am #

    This is such a cute journal!!!

  10. Stacy February 13, 2013 at 9:57 am #

    So lovely!

  11. Ben February 13, 2013 at 10:02 am #

    I have a wife who would love this for Valentine’s Day. :)

  12. Lindsey February 13, 2013 at 10:47 am #

    Beautiful! Thanks for posting this!

  13. Ally Geronimo February 13, 2013 at 11:49 am #

    This journal is fabulous and I would love one of my own!

  14. Christy February 13, 2013 at 12:36 pm #

    Love it – so simple and sweet. And, love the cause you’ve joined with!

  15. Lauren February 13, 2013 at 1:07 pm #

    Just so beautiful! And such a great cause!<3

  16. Stephanie February 13, 2013 at 1:10 pm #

    Beautiful collection, thanks for the giveaway!

  17. Linda Sangirardi February 13, 2013 at 1:49 pm #

    What a wonderful way to help make a difference in someone’s life and spread the “beauty” of your handiwork. Thanks for the giveaway!

  18. Marla Taviano February 13, 2013 at 2:40 pm #

    I have 3 Noonday journals (and hosted a trunk party last fall). LOVE them!! I don’t wear a lot of jewelry, but I write incessantly, so PERFECT!

  19. Charlene February 13, 2013 at 4:11 pm #

    Such a great idea!!

  20. Maria February 13, 2013 at 4:39 pm #

    Love what noonday stands behind!

  21. Sierra Lopez February 13, 2013 at 7:55 pm #

    What a great design. Gray is my favorite color and I love the stripe pattern. It has heart :)

  22. Jody February 13, 2013 at 7:56 pm #

    Love this collection. Am going to order the coral bracelet and makeup bag. Thanks for letting me know about this website. And, the journal is so neat!!

  23. Whitney Smith February 13, 2013 at 8:01 pm #

    This is such a great website! Thanks for the giveaway!

    I liked JDC on Facebook!

    I liked Noonliy Collection on Facebook!

  24. Courtney Lindsey February 13, 2013 at 10:40 pm #

    I recently discovered Noonday and was thrilled to see that you have partnered with them in making these lovely journals! If I don’t win one, it’s definitely on my to-buy list! :)

  25. Kira February 13, 2013 at 11:24 pm #

    Cute cute!

  26. Carolee February 14, 2013 at 4:34 am #

    jdc and noonday- a heart foul combination on valentines day!

  27. Maribeth Hinton February 14, 2013 at 8:45 am #

    Thank you so much for working with a company like this! Blessings on you! How exciting!

  28. Denise February 14, 2013 at 1:05 pm #

    I love this concept – and the journal! Thank you!

  29. katherine February 14, 2013 at 3:49 pm #

    I love Noonday and I love this journal.

  30. Annie February 14, 2013 at 5:17 pm #

    Love this cause. Love this journal. :)

  31. Ashleigh Hall February 15, 2013 at 10:09 pm #

    Lovely company and lovely gift ideas! Thank you for showcasing such a great site!

  32. Maria February 17, 2013 at 10:21 am #

    Beautiful journal!

  33. Emily February 20, 2013 at 2:22 pm #

    Love the design, in fact, love all of your designs!

  34. LMYS May 14, 2014 at 10:37 am #

    Love it!


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