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The Win, Win Situation

Updated: May 20, 2019

September 24th, 2018

Everyone loves to win, you can't deny it. So what's to lose? Nouveau Central is holding two Raffle Giveaways, where you could win some amazing handmade products, gift certificates and even a table set from local North Carolina businesses. 100% of the proceeds raised will be donated to Hurricane Florence Relief. Find out what you could win below.

Less than a week ago Hurricane Florence made her way out of the Carolina's. When she hit land she was a Category 2, down from a Category 4. But don't let that fool you into thinking she wasn't catastrophic. North Carolina is still dealing with massive floods, power outages, property and personal loss, clean up, rebuilding and so much more. If you live in the Carolina's it's hard to not think about those affected. We all know at least one person who went through the powerful, slow moving storm. Many of my friends on the coast are still living in that nightmare. They are now in the damage control stage; rebuilding the place that they love and call home. So much water has filled our beautiful state and left it's mark in towns like New Bern, Wilmington and Lumberton. Let's come together in this time of need for our friends, families, and neighbors in the Carolina's and raise money and awareness, until the needs of those affected are met.

What You Could Win:

  1. A Curated Gift Basket Full of North Carolina Products from Artisans and Businesses

  2. Handmade "Florence" Table & Chair Set by Bobby Simons Designs

How to Enter:

Purchase your raffle ticket in our "Events" page (or click affiliated links above), where 100% of the proceeds raised will be donated to those affected by the hurricane. The Gift Basket, retailing over $550, only costs $5 to enter and the Handmade Table & Chair Set, retailing over $1250, costs $25 to enter.

Handmade "Florence" Table Set

First up, I am excited to introduce Bobby Renfrow, a woodworker here in Durham, NC, who happens to be Nouveau Central's personal woodworker. Bobby handcrafted this repurposed farm table and chair set to raffle off for $25. This table is 6' long by 35" wide and retails at $1250. Enter to win! Winner must pickup table in Durham.

NC Gift Basket Set

$40 Gift Certificate to The Zen Succulant

My favorite neighborhood plant shop in North Carolina! Megan, the owner of TZS, has two locations in the triangle; Durham and Raleigh. She specializes in house plants, unique planters, handmade gifts and DIY Terrarium classes. $40 will get you a lot in this shop, from plants to your very own succulent terrarium.

1 Month Unlimited Pass to SYNC Studio & SYNC Swag Bag

SYNC Studio is the perfect community based work out studio. They offer cycling, yoga and training classes that are personal to the clients. You feel safe and accepted here, giving you the best overall workout experience. Get ready to drip, cause the spin class will give you life!

$75 Gift Certificate to Once & Again

Consignment Gallery

Once & Again is one of the best consignment stores in North Carolina. The 13,000sq' shop offers new and gently used furniture, accessories, rugs, gifts and now clothes. Not only do they offer consignment, but also house local artisans who rent out booths inside the showroom. Even though they are open all 7 days of the week, their inventory changes very often. Each week you can expect to be amazed by the new changes and high end merchandise.

$50 Gift Certificate to Vintage Home South

My dear friends at Vintage Home South have the cutest store on 9th St. in Durham, NC. They not only offer the perfect mixture of transitional farmhouse but also made to order furniture. The moment you walk into their beautiful showroom you feel welcomed and inspired.

Toffee, Brittled Nut Clusters & Mash Up

from Durham Toffee

This delicious bundle will satisfy any sweet tooth. I still can't put it down. Made with love, by hand in Durham, NC.

Handpainted Zip Code Pillow & Area Code Key Chain by Nouveau Central

Hey, that looks familiar! We couldn't hold a giveaway without throwing our best sellers in there as well. Our down filled personalized lumbar pillows make the perfect gifts for anyone. Rep your favorite town and state with our handmade products.

Handmade North Carolina Print & Public School Mug from CR2F

What better way to pair your Zip Code Pillow than with a North Carolina Print for the wall! Each design is made with such creativity in Durham, NC.

Handmade Bull Sign

from Art by Sarah Savage

Who doesn't like fun handmade art?! This unbullievable wooden sign is handpainted here in Durham, NC. 10"x12".

"A Well-Crafted Home" Book

by Janet Crowther

Get inspired and motivated to created unique and beautiful pieces for your home from this DIY book.

Handmade Soap from Sunday Morning Soap Co.

These soothing soaps from Sunday Morning Soap Company smell so good and feel even better on your skin. The perfect gift under $5. Caroline has found a way to match the beauty of the scents with the beauty and simplicity of the appearance.

$50 Gift Certificate

to Southern Elegance Candle Co.

The best smelling candles you'll ever smell! My friends at Southern Elegance hand make each product that they send out, through their small batch process. With your $50 gift certificate you will have endless options to purchase and try. You can't go wrong with any of them.

Handcrafted Charcuterie Boards

from DeCicco Woodshop

To wrap up this amazing gift basket raffle we have these beautifully handcrafted charcuterie boards. They will be the life of the party. Everyone will want to know where you got them at! I love how Craig works with the wood to form an organic and natural piece of art for everyday use.

Now that you know what your donation could win you, what are you waiting for?! Purchase your raffle ticket for the gift basket and handmade table now and share with your friends and family! The goal is to raise as much money as we can for those who are in need during these devastating times. Thank you for you contribution and Good Luck! We want to personally thank each artisan and business listed above for donating these goods to raise money for a good cause. Please check them out and give them a follow!