Thursday, 9 December 2010

New Look Blog and Stampin'Up! giveaway ....

Hello there, thank you so much for your emails and comments about my new look. I am so very happy with it and I cannot stop hovering my mouse over the moving nav bar at the top just how posh is that?
Michelle at Laycock Designs is a truly wonderful and talented lady blessed with the patience of a saint, believe me I know this as I have really tried it over the last few weeks, I am a nightmare at deciding stuff but Michelle had kept me on the right path with her extended knowledge in web design. I would totally 100 trillion % recommend Michelle and Heather to anyone thinking of treating themselves to a blog/website makeover, they are both incredibly professional and very, very good, they sure know their stuff.
I like my design so much that I had to create a card to match it .. look
I do not think I have ever used a punch as much as this bird one. I have made Birthday cards, Christmas cards, bereavement cards so lovely and so very versatile, I adore it.
Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive and Baja Breeze were the colours used and they look so happy together, very fresh and festive. The JOY word is from the Welcome Christmas set. The designer paper in Baja Breeze is positively yum. A touch of Old Olive was added with the tafetta ribbon and card stock for the branches.
Here's a nice close up of the little flowers in Cherry Cobbler which were made using the Boho Blossom punch.
I only wish I would have used a slightly bigger pearl for the eye of the bird is sort of lost in that smaller size, I will change it I think.
So my new look causes for a celebration. I am offering my blog readers the chance to win some yummy Stampin'Up! products. In order to qualify you will need to subscribe to my blog become a follower and leave me a comment answering what is your favourite Christmas colour combination. While you are here you might want to subscribe to my mailing list as well, you will find the box top left corner of this page. I have some exciting things planned for 2011 so you might want to be on my list to find out about them.
The Giveaway closes on Wednesday December 15th at 12 am. The winner will be determined by a random number generator and announced on Thursday 16 th December.
Want to see what's up for grabs? Have a peek at this yummy lot.
A full stack of 12x12 Sweet Pea designer paper, yummy colours and patterns all double sided sheets wonderful quality thick enough for gift bags and handbags, scrapbooking card making etc.
A Stamp A Ma Jig- wonderful tool should be part of every crafter's arsenal, this is a positioner that will allow you to stamp straight every time, or to stamp something in the exact desired spot, ideal for the two step sets as well for perfect alignment.
Two full reels of ribbon- Certainly Celery poly twill ties like a dream and So Saffron gorgeous grosgrain.
Also included in this giveaway are not one but 2 brand new stamp sets.
The one on the left is a level 2 retired hostess set and the one on the right is a useful sentiment set that just about covers every occasion, yummy font as well.
Let's see if I can reach 360 subscribers, tell your friends and GOOD LUCK !!!!
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