Friday, July 1, 2011

A Huge Thank You to My Followers!!! Giveaway Time!!! Ends 7/31/11!

Hi Everyone!!!  Thank you so much for following my blog and for all of your wonderful comments!  Thank you for the encouragement and for fueling my passion for crafting!  In honor of reaching almost 200 followers and as a big THANK YOU to you, I am having a giveaway!!! 


Did you notice a theme with the items I am giving away?  It is all about letters!  I love themes, and everyone needs letters for their projects, right?

The Goods:
  • Lyrical Letters Cricut Cartridge
    • If you are not a Cricut user and you win, I will swap out the cartridge for something else.  I love my followers that use other die-cutting machines too!!!
  • Vintage Jewel Stickers by Creative Charms
  • Chip Chatter Fuzzy Self-Adhesive Letters by Pressed Petals (26 Pk)
  • A Bag Full of Chipboard Letters by Cosmo Cricket (~200 letters/shapes)
  • Alpha Stickers by Making Memories
  • Rub-on Letters by Piggy Tales
  
To Enter My Giveaway:

1)  Become a follower of my blog (if you are not already)

2)  Leave a comment letting me know what you would like to see more of on my blog and/or your favorite blog post and/or crafty project I have shared! :) 

3)  I would love it if you posted about my giveaway on your blog, but it is not required.  HOWEVER, if you DO post about my giveaway on your blog (and thank you if you do!), I will throw in an EXTRA PRIZE - some Creative Charms goodies!!!

This giveaway ends on 7/31/2011 at Midnight CST.  Thanks again for following me and I wish you all the best of luck!!!  Have a blessed day!
                                                                                                                   

103 comments:

  1. I love those grow your dream flower pot balls- they are so beautiful and gorgeous!! I also love your scal tutorials- very helpful. You have a great blog! Thanks for the chance to win! I am already a follower :)Amy
    amyscraftingspace.blogspot.com

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  2. I am already a follower, although a fairly new one. I like all I have seen so far, what I like to see is altered projects, and tutorials. Thanks for all you have shared.
    mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

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  3. You've got a great blog and I love your flowers that you use on your cards they look so pretty and your tut's look great too
    thanks for the chance and I've linked you up too
    hugs Nikki

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  4. Wow! Your blog is incredible. Been a follower already. I would really like to see some tutorials. Thanks for the chance to win this awesome giveaway. I will post about your giveaway on the sidebar of my blog and on my FB "Creative Diva" page.

    Hugs,
    Patty
    creativediva98.blogspot.com
    creativediva98 at gmail dot com

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  5. Keep the scal tutorials and projects coming.

    http://digipage-blog.everything-digital-scrapbooking.com/

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  6. Just became a follower. Congratulations on doing a great job on your blog.I don't do digital so if you can also include regular cuts from cricut carts that would be great. Peggie
    barker944atmsndotcom

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  7. Your blog is Amazing. I have always admired the things you do, and this is a great place for others to see the great stuff you do! I just want to see more!

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  8. I am a follower of yours and have really enjoyed your projects that you share. Would love to see tutorials. Thanks for sharing all your fun creations. I think one of my fav's was when you had a great Disney/ Magic Kingdom layout. It was awesome and I loved the photos of the fireworks. Thanks for a chance at your great giveaway!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  9. I have posted your giveaway on my sidebar!! Thanks for a chance!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  10. What a wonderful goodie package that you are giving away. Thanks for the chance to win it. I am also already a follower and a cricut lover! I also love SVG and have so much to learn about the scal program! But the little I do know I love!
    jennyplace26@gmail.com

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  11. Great giveway! I am already a follower,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

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  12. I am already a follower!! I really loved your layout with the treasure chest and fish,, it is so cute as well as the bunny bags you did for easter. As far as seeing more things on your blog, i won't comment, everyone is different in what they prefer to make, i would rather make layouts then cards. your blog is great keep up the great work!! Thanks for the chance to win
    sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

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  13. I love your blog...an so excited to be working with you on the WW Dt and know all your creations are wonderful one!! I am just really starting with SVG's so more about the SCAL and any tips would be awesome!!
    Thanks for the chance to win :)
    jessica
    chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com
    eschfamily@yahoo.com

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  14. I just posted about your giveaway on my blog!!
    sierrababy08 dot blogspot dot com
    sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

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  15. Great blog candy, thanks for the great giveaway. new follower thanks to Sherrie scraps with passion. nenerscreations.blogspot.com

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  16. I am already a follower. My favorite of your projects has to be your flower ball trees. They are just so awesome. Great giveaway too. Hugs, Pam at http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

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  17. I just posted your giveaway on my left sidebar. Hugs, Pam at http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

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  18. Just became your newest follower! I love to see new projects. TFS
    shewhodreamz at gmail dot com

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  19. Hello:), I'm a new follower! I would love to see more on how to use the scal or the mtc programs! I really loved the piece you just did:)
    ~Kim
    http://crazyaboutscapin.blogspot.com

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  20. Hi Melanie! I'm a new follower, linked this to my blog, and my fave post is without a doubt the tutorial on using digital stamps and SCAL! I've always wondered how it was done and your tut was very easy to follow! P.S. I love the name of your town, that is just too cute!!! Sorry if you've heard that a million times ;) Renee - monkeyshak3@aol.com or http://www.luvthisscrap.blogspot.com

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  21. I'm follower #198! So Close to the big 2-0-0!!

    COngrats!

    I love how simple and mostly not lengthy post of your blog. You know I really don't like blogs with just one post in a page, it's like reading a novel! Most tutorial post are lengthy! But yours is so simple and clear!

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  22. Hi Melanie, I just wanted to drop by and let you know I posted about your Great giveaway on my blog!
    Thanks again for the chance to win:)
    ~Kim
    http://crazyaboutscrapin.blogspot.com/2011/07/look-what-melanie.html

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  23. I'm looking forward to seeing your DT for Whimsical Wednesday! I'm reposting this on Daisy Challenge FB group to see if we can get you some more gorgeous followers! Just two more to go! x

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  24. Hey there! I'm a total newbie to the blogging world and I'm having so much fun. I've just discovered your blog after Chloe suggested it on her Daisy Challenge page. I'd love to see lots of SCAL projects, I haven't bought it yet (but do have a cricut) so I'd love to see just why I "need" it!!! (as if I haven't already justified that purchase in my head, haha. Thanks for the chance, can't wait to see your DT entries too!! I'm your newest follower.

    Find me at http://momentsbyshadow.blogspot.com

    TFS, Shannen

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  25. wow im a new follower on your blog and i have been looking around it and its great !! i cant wait to see what you come up with over the years :)

    amiecooper.blogspot.com

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  26. Hi,
    Oh what a lovely goodies you are giving away. Would love to win those.Thank you for the chance.I have also post this on my sidebar.
    Hugs,
    Rez
    http://karezmakreations.blogspot.com/

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  27. Hi there, I am your newest follower. I found you through whimsical Wednesday...looking forward to my first bloghop ever with them tonight. I loved your Happy birthday to U card here on your Blog with the horseshoe. Love tips and tricks to make cards with my Cricut & Scal. Thanks for the chance to win your goodie package.

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  28. I am already following your blog. I really like all your projects on your blog.

    Sandy
    http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/

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  29. I am a new follower :) I love seeing projects for inspiration. I also love to see new and different techniques or uses of common things! Thanks for the chance to win!

    cherie.goyer at gmail.com
    http://oneheartscrapper.blogspot.com

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  30. What a generous giveaway! I'm already a follower of your awesome blog! I love all of your projects - they are so inspirational! I would like more tutorials or tips. Thanks so much for the chance to win :)

    Lisa
    http://indymermaid.blogspot.com
    indymermaid(at)blogspot.com

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  31. I posted your giveaway on my sidebar! Thanks again for a chance to win :)

    Lisa
    http://indymermaid.blogspot.com
    indymermaid(at)blogspot.com

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  32. Awesome!! I love that quote on your wall decoration. Someone will be vveeerrrryyyy happy to get it. I am a new follower, Can't wait to see what you have coming up next.
    (:(: Smiles :):)

    Robin the cricut scrapper
    rlj547 at comcast dot net

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  33. Already a follower, and I'm still keen to check out more SCAL tutorials - I hear you're the expert!! I love gifts and quotes, and the shadow box you made is so beautiful. Gives me goosebumps to think of someone receiving that one! TFS, it's wonderful!

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  34. Melanie this is my first visit to your blog and I loved it...So I am now a new follower on your blog. I really enjoy the 3D projects and mixed media type of things...Your tutorial look amazing and I just got a brand new eCraft so I do not use any of those programs but will be using them soon I hope they do work with my machine....TFS your knowledge and I do look forawd to your visit at my blog (very new to this blog/YT world but loving it)
    Evy
    http://turquesadotstudio.blogspot.com/

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  35. I am a follower already:) I LOVE the project you did for the nursing home. I would love to see more tutorials and tips:) http://visionsofpaper.blogspot.com/

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  36. I am a new follower. I don't know much about SCAL, but am looking forward to learning more about it. Thanks for the chance to win. I will be posting your giveaway on my sidebar.

    Candace
    mypassion4scrappin.blogspot.com

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  37. I'm a new follower!! I can't wait to come back and see more!! I think it's a toss up between your Whimisical Wednesdays Ribbon Shadown Box and Your Welcome Spring Shadow Box. I think they both are Amazing!! I've always wanted to do a shadow box, so now I think I will! Thanks for the Inspiration!
    Blessings,
    Tina

    www.craftyandgreen.blogspot.com

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  38. I posted the link on my blog:)
    mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com
    cathyplus5.blogspot.com

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  39. hi im a new follower....im blog hopping around the whimsical wednesday blog hop
    i cant wait to get back to your blog & check it out properly..you have lots of cool things you have made!!
    thanks
    you can see my blog mylifeasawannabescrapper.blogspot.com

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  40. i am a follower. And i love to see tutorials on different cool projects.. everything from techniques to cards to altered items etc. thanks for the chance to win.
    -jamie
    babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

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  41. I'm a new follower, love your wall hanging for the Whimsical Wednesday Hop, also the purse card. TFS

    kimsheppard6 at hotmail dot com

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  42. Love that quote! I'm a "words" person and they way you tied together both the quote with your art...lovely!
    becky
    beckyboyer@hotmail.com

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  43. I am a new follower of your blog and I love it.

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  44. I love my cricut but I am always on the look out for new ideas for cards etc.

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  45. I just discovered your blog! So impressive! I would like to see some video tutorials? I am always looking for ways to do new things.
    New Follower:)
    Maribel
    ilovescrapping.blogspot.com

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  46. i'm a new follower and here is the link to my blog, www.inkadoodlecreations.blogspot.com and I will post a little something on my blog for you blog candy add.

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  47. I'm a new follower and have posted your giveaway on my FaceBook page.
    cowbelleru@sbcglobal.net

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  48. I'm a new follower thanks to the blog hop:) I would like to see some cards :) Thanks for having such a lovely and generous giveaway!

    Katelyn
    kmc71996@aim.com

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  49. I'm a new follower. I love the shadowbox you did for the nursing home. :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  50. I've been a follower for a little while now. I love your projects. I like tutorials.

    Kris
    dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

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  51. Yay! Awesome candy! I'm a follower now and I also posted a pic and link of your giveaway on my blog.

    I love your SCAL tutorials and would love to see more of those!!

    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com
    scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

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  52. I love all your ideas. I like the tuturiols also. I am a new follower. I also posted your link and giveaway on my new blog. Check it out.
    Thanks CallyAnn
    http://callyanncraftycreations.com

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  53. Hi there! I am a new follower and love your blog just the way it is. I'll be honest, have just arrived here so can't give you an opinion of my favorite project yet, but the shadowbox you did is very lovely. Very inspiring as well! I've never used glimmer mist, but your project showed it so well that I have to try it! I love learning how to distress and looks like you have that talent so I'll be back for sure! Thanks for the chance to win. I'll be posting this on my blog in a few minutes. Come check it out if you get time!

    Be sure to stop by my blog to enter my 500 followers giveaway!


    XO ~ Amy Jo (follower)
    amyjrockstar at gmail dot com
    http://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com/

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  54. I would love to see double page layouts!

    amanbains1 at gmail dot com

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  55. Hi, I am a new follower and a new blogger. I am always looking for tutorials on using the Cricut Expression and Imagine.

    chrissandlou.blogspot.com
    america57@comcast.net

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  56. Just became a follower and always enjoy challenges, giveaways, and how-to videos. My favorite giveaways are phrase stamps, embossing folders and carts. Thanks.

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  57. HEY !!a follower already !!thanxx for a chance to win !! would certianly like some tutorials !!

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  58. I am a fairly new follower but I love the projects you use the Cricut for. TFS!
    Jill
    http://craftwithanangel.blogspot.com/

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  59. Hi there I'm a new follower. I'm really liking all of the projects I've seen so far, but anything Cricut created is at the top of the list. Smooches... Felicia at scrapperinthemaking.blogspot.com & frankleecrafts[at]gmail[dot]com

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  60. I added a link in the sidebar.
    wow, sweet candy.

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  61. I am a new follower. Thanks for checking out my blog (onceuponapaper.blogspot.com) and becoming a follower. I love the shadow box and the ribbons tied in bows are so perfect. I am going to make one for my daughters room. Thanks for the inspiration!! I can't wait to see what you will do next.

    Stephanie

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  62. I am already a follower. I would just love more tips on the cricut. I just saw you are in Minnetonka, I am in MN also, just down 494 :)

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  63. I have been a follower...but very behind on my reading! It's summer! Thanks for the chance to win some goodies! I just love seeing your fresh fun style! Share what you love!

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  64. Great candy give away!! I am a follower and posted a link on my blog here..

    http://www.stamplified.blogspot.com/

    Thanks
    Jenn

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  65. Hi Melanie, I'm a follower, and I must say I just love that fabulously awesome pink purse card birthday card you made the other day ^^ It's so chic!

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  66. Also, I advertised your candy on my sidebar (though you may need to be patient as my candies that end on the same date are scrolling)

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  67. Posted about your blog giveaway on my blog sidebar.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

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  68. I'm a new follower & posted a comment before posting the one about putting your blog giveaway on my blog sidebar but do not see the comment so will repost. I like your plaque you made with the ribbons tied so nicely. I'm a new follower. Thanks for chance to win giveaway.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    http://CreatedbySunshineHoneyBee.blogspot.com

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  69. I am a new follower so I am looking forward to seeing all your new creations! Thanks for sharing such fun candy and congrats on your followers!

    Carri~abusybee
    www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

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  70. Just posted your candy on my sidebar with a link!


    Carri~abusybee
    www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

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  71. Just found you and became a follower. I am so excited by the things I see on your blog. Thanks so much for sharing you wonderful talent.

    I would love to link you to my blog but I do not know how to do that yet. Anyway good luck with your give away and thank you for the chance to participate

    God Bless
    Heather Pullen
    Blessed2cre8@gmail.com

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  72. Hi,

    When I first started following you on July 12th, I was a new blogger and didn't know how to post candy to my blog, I have since learned and so I have posted your candy, lol. I have also been looking at your Shadow Boxes and I love them! I want to make a Halloween one!

    chrissandlou.blogspot.com
    america57@comcast.net

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  73. I am a new follower! What a awesome giveaway! I am new to crafting so what I luv to see is tutorials, instructions on how you make things. I luv finding blogs that are inspirational! I look forward to seeing all your creations.

    Joyce
    jjocarlson@yahoo.com

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  74. I am a follower thank you for the chance to win.
    Judy

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  75. Congrats on all of your followers! I'm a follower too. I love the shadowbox creations that you make. My favorite one is the welcome sign with the adorable picket fence. I also posted this on my blog.
    Hugs, Jenni
    http://mylolliopogarden.blogspot.com/

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  76. I love the Welcome shadow box but am soo happy to have found you since I won SCAL 2 and don't know how to use it!! I am happily following!
    mrsroddy4@aol.com
    http://ICrea8Cards.blogspot.com

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  77. Hi!
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    I just love tutorials so please do more ;)

    I have a BlogCandy at my blog too if you're interested.

    http://mullesnuttan.blogspot.com/

    xx/MulleSnuttan

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  78. New follower. Took a look around and love the tutorials. Thanks for the chance to win.

    vwilson577 at yahoo.com

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  79. Hi Melanie. I'm a new Blogger myself & am already addicted to the BlogWorld.I am now a Follower here! I just came across your Blog & saw that U are having a Giveaway! It's so generous of u to give out such Yummy Goodies. The Lyrical Letters Cart has been on my list since a long time now!! chuckle..** Neways i have a brand new GYPSY Machine, so would love to see some projects/tutorials on that on your Blog!! I'll be posting abt yr delicious candy on my Blog as well. I'D LOVE NEW VISITORS ON MY BLOG AS WELL. So if u do wish to, do drop by my blog & comment please!! I'll be really glad to have u there. Thanks again for the Amazing chance to win this awesome candy!!!!

    My Blog: http://alilpieceofheaven17.blogspot.com/

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  80. Hi, i'm a new follower. i linked it to my side bar.
    thanks!

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  81. Hi!
    I am a new follower.I like your blog and I appreciate the tutorials, so I would like to see more.
    I have posted your giveway on my blog . Thanks for chance to win.

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  82. What a great give-a-way! I'm always one who would love to see more tutorials :-) I'll post this on the side bar of my blog. TFS!!! -Sam :-)

    SamanthaJDesigns @ hotmail.com

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  83. Fabulous giveaway, thanks for the chance to win!

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  84. Cool idea for a giveaway, love the theme. My favorite project so far is your pink purse, I thought that was so pretty.

    Smiles Sher
    ShersL84bed@aol.com

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  85. I am a new follower. Thank you for the chance to win...
    Celeste
    celeste@touchedbyabutterfly.blogspot.com

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  86. Google Friends Connect - following you publicly as (Louis)

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    Louis
    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

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  87. New follower here! Thanks for the chance to win!!
    Justina
    www.justmycrafts.blogspot.com
    justina1218 at aim dot com

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  88. Oops meant to add I hope to see more step by step projects. I need lots of directions.
    Justina
    www.justmycrafts.blogspot.com
    justina1218 at aim dot com

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  89. Hi, I am a new follower and I have to say that I love it so far. I really LOVE the little pink purse card that you made.
    Terri of Two Pink Peas
    www.twopinkpeas.blogspot.com

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  90. I also post your giveaway on my side bar. You can find it at www.twopinkpeas.blogspot.com
    This is really ADORABLE blog candy. I really like how you put a theme together...so so so cute!! I love letters and this is really great blog candy. Hop on over to visit my blog if you wish. I am posting a brand new giveaway tomorrow, feel free to enter, who knows, you may win!!
    Thanks again and I look forward to getting to know you better.
    Terri of Two Pink Peas
    www.twopinkpeas.blogspot.com

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  91. I know you wanted me to list what I would like to see more of on your blog, but to perfectly honest I LOVE it the way it is. I think it is beautiful, really organized and just well done. So personally I don't feel you need to really add anything. But thanks for the chance to win..
    Terri of Two Pink Peas
    www.twopinkpeas.blogspot.com

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  92. Looking at the number of the comments the chances to win your candy are...rather impossible:) but anyway I became the follower with great pleasure as I love all in there. You ask to tell you about one thing I like- impossible -I love everything there. The cards are so lovely and inpireing. I love the quotations you use there. And the flower ball trees are amazing. It's a very inspiring plce so thank you for it:)
    Kisses
    Joanna

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  93. I'm a new follower! I love looking at your cards. I always try to make cards, but they are no where near as awesome as yours!!

    www.kristina-zufall.blogspot.com

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  94. Just followed a link from SVGCuts forum and became a follower. Lots of good ideas and a great prize!

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  95. I am new follower! Just found you. Better late than never. I hope you will come and stop by and see some of my new projects. I will be looking around, so I can tell you my favorite.

    Georgiana
    Carson's Creations
    coachfans at cox dot net

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  96. GREAT Giveaway... I am your newest follower!
    Pendra
    pendrasplace.blogspot.com

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  97. I posted and linked about your giveaway and blog on my blog at: pendrasplace.blogspot.com
    Thanks for the chance at a great giveaway!
    Visit me too sometime!
    Pendra

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  98. Wow, what a great giveaway, even though I just now posting on the last available day! I like the way you highlight other blogs, it shows sisterhood and helps us link to other blogs as well. I love your cards, they are just great!

    Hugs, Angela
    lauermaa at gmail dot com
    http://angelascrafty.blogspot.com

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  99. thank you for the chance!!
    i will try my fortune.

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  100. Hello!
    Am I still on time? I hope so... :)

    I just find your blog and saw the candy! Thanks for the chance...

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  101. Hi, I am a followed. I have a Cricut Expression but seem to use it for only basic things at the moment. I make all my cards solely to sell to raise funds for different charities so therefore I only have two cartridges and would appreciate any help in learning differentt hings with basic packages. Many thanks, kym xxx

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  102. lovely blog and projects. i like how it all is but if i have to chose i would say tuts. its easier for me to follow if i can see cause sometimes things get complicated in the paper and crafting world.

    thanks for chance to win.

    http://craftingwithblue.blogspot.com

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  103. I'm a brand new follower but i'm so excited to see more projects and to go through your SCAL tutorials. Thanks for the chance to win!

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