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Thursday, April 30, 2009

More blog candy sites

blog candy still up for today - must act quick!
Toodles and Binks! (and it also gets you signed up for some FAB stuff in December too!
http://toodlesandbinks.blogspot.com/2009/04/at-last-we-can-say-bit-more.html

Friday, April 24, 2009

Some changes in my blog...

Along with the change in template of this blog, I'm going to STOP putting photos of blog candy on my site, unless it's required for a contest entry. I'm going to try and focus more on the cards I make being the main focus of this blog.

Also, for right now, I may keep the candy listings in the main text area, but that also may change in coming weeks as I try to figure this out. It may end up in a column on the right, where I can easily go in and delete them after they are over. I'm unsure for today how to handle all this.

I've enjoyed getting so many visitors who are seeking the candy, and I'll continue to list candy as often as I find some new ones, but no pictures, just the link like I see on most other blogs. It was taking too much time for me, as a newbie with blogging and all this, and I needed to get the focus back onto my trying to make cards (like the title) so please hang in there with me. I hope I'll be able to make more cards when I'm not devoting so much to this blogging part!

IF you have won blog candy from finding out about it here, please let me know! Make yourself a note when you enter a contest if you found it here - then come back and write me a note if you win.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

I Won Some FANTASTIC Blog Candy


Hey, I won! I'm excited. I haven't been on the computer much to write about this, but I just won a K&Company collection from my “Freebie Friday – Cards & Gifts Week” post at Paper Crafts Magazine! Ms. Smith has sent me an email saying it's on it's way already. Go check them out.
The new contest is Just Desserts Sweepstakes running until May 26!! Ten lucky winners will receive an assortment of dessert-themed products from companies such as Cornish Heritage Farms, Die Cuts With a View, Magistical Memories, Maya Road, My Favorite Things, and Taylored Expressions. Enter today and you could win this prize package valued at more than $100. Check out their blog!

My Challenge entry - for DRS Designs


This is my entry into the DRS Designs Challenge DRSC19. I liked working with these colors and although I don't often enter into challenges yet, this was fun and easy!

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Blog Candy

April 29 -- a canvas bag with a Gorjuss girl image
http://whimsicalwishes.blogspot.com/2009/04/bag-yourself-some-gorjuss-candy.html

Some lovely Embellishment Candy is here

A reminder too: don't forget to do sign in for the Little Paper Shop chance at Candy. One of their new releases, Butterflies http://littlepapershop.blogspot.com"




April 26
http://kitten91303.blogspot.com/





April 26
Congrats on the hits, Debbie! Thanks for offering such lovely candy!
<"http://debbiepsplace.blogspot.com/">

April 30
http://thescrapmaster.blogspot.com/2009/04/april-blog-candy-giveaway.html
Samantha at Scrapmaster's Paradise has some lovely candy available here, just until April 30. Check it out! Includes 2 stamp sets (Botanical Blooms and Punches Three) which I'd love to win!

Friday, April 17, 2009

My Bookmarks for entry



There is a challenge going on over at the Change of Heart blog - to make bookmarks. Here are a couple of entries for me. The first one, inside the glasses say, "IF you can read this, then it continues with "you must have been hooked on phonics!" And the second one says, "Always hiding - in plain sight! and the Glasses say, "Worth the read!," and that rotates up and behind out of the way. These aren't my best, and my photography is lousy today, but I completed them. That's half the challenge for me!
Go ahead, make some, but first go and read the rules at http://changeofheart56.blogspot.com
Will draw on April 25th so you still have some time!

more candy here

April 18
http://mamia-stampingsanity.blogspot.com/2009/04/are-you-ready-for-some-candy.html

Candy


April 27
http://angel4031.blogspot.com/2009/04/happy-easter-my-1st-blog-candy.html

April 30 Drawing May 1
http://justheather-valems.blogspot.com/2009/04/my-blog-candy-giveaway-2.html

C A N D Y

April 17 - announce on 18th
<"http://sweetteadiaries.blogspot.com/2009/04/birthday-celebration-continues-giveaway_13.html">

April 18
"http://www.kelliewinnell.com.au/?p=1502&cpage=3#comment-1349">









April 20
"http://myscrapbooksplace.blogspot.com/2009/04/blog-candy-for-my-blogoversary.html?showComment=1239984720000#c3394314880115594510">


April 21

<"http://everythingpapercrafts.blogspot.com/2009/04/blogaversary-blog-candy.html?commentPage=2">




April 23
http://bevscrafts.blogspot.com/2009/04/some-blogoversary-candy.html

May 1 at Noon
http://oldecountrycreations.blogspot.com/2009/04/200-followers-blog-candy.html

Thursday, April 16, 2009

A Blog Candy Win for me....


Well, this is a good thing for me!
I won on April 14 (sorry for the delay in posting, but the pkg arrived today, so I'm extra excited!) from DRS Designs. I won because someone didn't go back and check to see the results - therefore I was a second chance drawn winner, but it's still a fantastic win for me. See the photo of what I got today! Thanks Cathy for the fast delivery! I can hardly wait to get started using these lovely stamps (such a large amount too) and the soft peach stamp pad, ribbon and cards also.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Tite envie de Scrap: Mon 1er blog Candy/ My first Blog Candy

Tite envie de Scrap: Mon 1er blog Candy/ My first Blog Candy
April 14 close - drawing on the 15th
This is in French, but I could read the date, and that there will be 5 Winners of some Great Candy!
http://lescrapdebroceliane.blogspot.com/2009/03/mon-1er-blog-candy-my-first-blog-candy.html

April 14
<"http://kernowcards.blogspot.com/">

April 14
<"http://papertherapy-wendy.blogspot.com/">

April 25
CHALLENGE BLOG CANDY - could go longer if not enough entries -
the challenge is to make a Bookmark for your entry. Each person is allowed to enter 3 different bookmarks for an additional entry each time. The two winners must send in their bookmark to her after winning!
http://changeofheart56.blogspot.com/2009/04/my-yummy-candy-with-challenge.html

First one is TODAY!

April 13
http://littletedcards.blogspot.com/2009/03/my-first-blog-candy-giveaway.html

Blogaversary Candy is here:
April 14
<"http://stardustgemsandribbon.wordpress.com/2009/04/02/blogoversary-candy/#comment-7582">

April 14
<"http://papertherapy-wendy.blogspot.com/2009/03/new-blog-candy-give-away.html">









April 15
<"http://saz1984.blogspot.com/">


April 16th (3 winners, one for each set)
http://littletedcards.blogspot.com/2009/03/my-first-blog-candy-giveaway.html









May 1st Draw
http://stampedbyanangel.blogspot.com/

Candy Chances Below!

Midnight tonight!! Quick!
Lorraine has a sneaky quick draw for blog candy (unknown but she always has nice candy to offer!)
"http://craftycoo.blogspot.com/2009/04/easter-monday-candy.html">

April 13th
"http://simply-one-of-a-kind.blogspot.com/2009/03/10000-hits-blog-candy.html#comment-form">




















April 24 8 pm draw
http://lorascards.blogspot.com



April 27 5 pm draw

http://craftymakes.blogspot.com/2009/04/blogiversary-candy-give-away.html

Sunday, April 12, 2009

More Candy sites

May 3
http://theartisticstamper.blogspot.com/

Happy Easter! and here are some of my recent cards...

I keep meaning to post a few of my cards, and so this morning, while hubby is sleeping in after Easter Vigil last night, I thought I'd get them on here.
The second set is the inside/outside of an idea I had with my coluzzle heart shape cutout. Turned out OK. I like the shaped cards for some reason. The last one was sent to my girlfriend Laura.








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