GrowIt! Mobile App Succulent Giveaway


We are so excited to be teaming up with GrowIt! Mobile to bring you guys a super easy and awesome giveaway!

One Grand Prize winner will receive a $50 Lowe's gift card, a copy of our book DIY Succulents and a box of assorted premium succulents, hand picked by us! Two additional winners will receive $25 Lowe's gift cards and our book! Keep reading for giveaway details ↓

GrowIt! is a gardening app that lets you "garden socially" for free! We were a little skeptical about joining another social network, but GrowIt! is so much more than just a place to share plant photos!

Use GrowIt! to gather information about specific plants such as basic care, watering and soil needs, hardiness zones and more! You can organize plants into projects and create shopping lists before heading out to the garden center! One of my favorite parts about this app is the "Help Identify This Plant" feature!

Ultimately, GrowIt! mobile is a place to share and gain plant knowledge, something we are really passionate about!


Here is how to enter the giveaway:

❶ Download the GrowIt! app
❷ Post a plant picture on the app
❸ Include the hashtag #needlesandleaves in the comment section of your plant photo!

(Giveaway ends January 24th, 2017. Open to US and Canada only.)

Minted. - Design Marketplace



I've got a thing for design and photography, maybe you've noticed. I recently discovered, a really unique website that gives independent artists a chance to be featured and have their work sold on a global platform.   It's actually pretty cool how it works; artists submit their work, the community votes on the best designs, and then Minted sells the winning pieces in the form of art, home decor, and stationary.

When I first visited Minted., I immediately typed "succulents" into the search bar and was pleasantly surprised to find three pages of succulent related art.  Here are some of my favorites:

Patterned Cactus  limited edition print by  Maria Hilas Louie

Patterned Cactus

limited edition print by Maria Hilas Louie

Grey Velvet  by  Heather M. Roberts

Grey Velvet

by Heather M. Roberts

Morning Succulent  by  Debra Butler

Morning Succulent

by Debra Butler

Little Terrarium Succulent Illustration  by  Erin McManness

Little Terrarium Succulent Illustration

by Erin McManness

Succulent figure 1  by  Stacey Meacham

Succulent figure 1

by Stacey Meacham

Minted has so much to offer, you really need to check it out for yourself. Whether you are in the market for Minted's wedding invitations or some beautiful art for your home, you will find what you are looking for at Minted! 

As a special incentive to check them out, we are teaming up with Minted to give one of our readers a $50 credit to! To enter this giveaway simply follow us on Instagram @needlesandleaves and @minted and tag 3 friends on our giveaway post! 

Our First Giveaway

succulent in macrame plant hanger

I'm super excited to finally introduce the "needles" of Needles + Leaves.  My beautiful and talented best friend/sister-in-law will now be joining me in contributing to this blog. Krista will be sharing fun, easy and inexpensive craft ideas!

We're thrilled to announce our very first giveaway!  Krista designed and handmade an amazing bag and we have a gorgeous macramé plant hanger to give away. 

This handmade bag features aztec print fabric with an outside pocket and a braided leather strap.  Our double decker plant hanger is a neutral beige with a twisted macramé design.  Read below for giveaway entry details. 


aztec print and braided leather bag. fedora hat free people street style ombre hairstyle 
aztec print bag with braided leather handle. 
aztec print bag with braided leather handle
aztec print bag with braided leather handle
macrame plant hanger and succulent 
double decker macrame plant hanger succulent succulents

Giveaway Entry Details

There are three ways to enter this giveaway:

1. Repost our giveaway photo on Instagram and hashtag #needlesandleavesgiveaway

2. Tag 5 friends on our giveaway photo on Instagram

3. Share this blog post with your friends on Facebook

This giveaway ends on Monday, August 12th and the winner will be randomly chosen.  Good Luck!