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August 9, 2011

One Year Blogaversary - Birthday - Giveaway

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Well July 31st today celebrates my one year Blog anniversary.  I can't believe it has been a year already.   I remember I was petrified when I first started my blog and was worried my creations did not warrant a blog.   I had so many people help me set it up and push me into starting a blog.  I want to thank all of them Melissa, Sheri, Bobby and many on the Cricut message board for encouraging me and giving me tips on how to get it set up.   Now that I have the hang of it I love having a blog and all the new wonderful extreme;y talented blog friends that I have met.  Over the past year I have been inspired, learned many new things and continue to be encouraged by my friends and followers.
It will also be my birthday August 9th so this will run from today through August 9th and will stay at the top of my blog till then.


So here is my little giveaway, I know it is not as much as some are but I know there are some fun things in there that you will enjoy.   Who knows I may add a few moe things before the deadline.
There is 12 Promarkers, ribbon, stickers, a little jar of bows and some other
odds and ends.

So here is what you need to do to enter:

 1.  Leave a comment on this post and let me know what you like about my blog or of there is anything I can do to improve it.  I will use Random.org to pick a winner from the comments.

2.   I would love for your to become a follower, but not a requirement.  I would like for you to become a follower because you like what you see on my blog.

3.  I would really like it if you put this on the sidebar of your blog, not required but I would love to get the exposure to my blog. :)  Or send over people to check it out.

YIPPEE, YAHOOO I REACHED 200 FOLLOWERS, I AM SO EXCITED. 
I think I will just to throw something else into the box:) 

That is it, have fun and while you are here I would love for you to take a look around and come back maybe visit me again.

51 comments:

LadybugCarrie said...

Happy One Year Blogaversary!!! How exciting! I love your blog - your cards are always so beautiful! You are an inspiration! Thanks for the chance to win! :-)

Judy said...

Happy Blogaversary one year is special. Your blog is just pretty bright vibrant and full of wonderful designs.
Thank you for the chance to win.
Judy

Trisha said...

Happy One Year Blogaversary. I have been a follower for sometime now and I think your blog is beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win you great giveaway. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com
www.trishacreates.blogspot.com

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Happy Bogaversary! Isnt it amazing how fast the time flies! I love your blog the way it is and all the wonderful designs you offer. I know I should comment more but you are a regular daily visit for me.... too often I am at work and rushing just to catch a peek. TFS

Audrey Frelx said...

Happy 1-year anniversary, Nana!!! I can't believe you were so scepticle to begin a blog when you are such a talented crafter! I'm so happy you were so encouraged to please us with your creations!

As an aside, I hope to be around to wish you a very happy birthday but just in case here's to you a bit in advance -- HAPPY BIRTDAY, NANA!!!

lanejoy1 said...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY DONNA !!!!! I so enjoy your blog and look at it everyday. I have learned lots from you and for that I thank you. This blog candy is awesome. Thanks for the chance to win it. Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

lanejoy1@windstream.net

Beebeebabs said...

Happy One Year Blogaversary!!!

grammiej said...

Wow, what a nice give away! Happy anniversary.
I love your blogspot, so nice with so many great ideas!

Thx
jashmore1944@att.net

AZOWEN said...

Happy Anniversary, I love coming to your blog- so many great ideas > Glad you took the step to set-up your blog- Congratulations

Cricut Couple said...

Happy Blogiversary and Happy Birthday Sweetie!!! Wow! You really put together a crazy great giveaway! Who's birthday? Hee! Hee! I don't know how you could possibly improve your blog. It's just fantastic! It's always a joy to visit. It's so kind that you mentioned me in your thanks, but you are so much more inspiration to us that you even realize... besides that, you are a very great online friend and this is such a happy occasion! I can't believe we missed our blogiversary. Hee! Hee! I never gave it a thought. Hee! Hee! Of couse, you know we are faithful followers and huge fans! Can't wait to see more of your amazing projects!!! Love and Hugs... Bobby & Jill

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

Happy Birthday Nana Donna. I became a new follower here but have always loved your work on the messageboard. So glad you like your Imagine as I just ordered one with my rewards points. (The Cricut Couple sent me from their blog)

Ladybug said...

Happy happy Blogaversary! How time flies when you're havin' fun, eh? :-)

You consider this just a "small giveaway"?? I'd hate to see what you consider a "big" giveaway! LOL

My fav. project of yours has to be your "Circle" card. I have noooooo idea how you did those circles but I'm going to challenge myself to try it out. If you hear some screams, that'll be me! LOL

Thanks so much for a chance to win your awesome blog candy! :-)

Gail said...

HAPPY BlOGAVERSARY. nice blog.
tacyn@comcast.net. nice give away also. pls count me in.

Stephanie said...

Happy Blogaversary and Happy Birthday. August 9th, 1969 is the day I got my engagement ring, so it's a special day for me too. I have been a follower since the beginning and have gotten a lot of pleasure and inspiration from your cards. Keep up the good work and congrats.

Peggy T. said...

Donna, you are wonderful. Happy Anniversary and Happy Birthday. I hope you have many more of both. I have been a follower for a long time. You are extremely talented and I love looking at what you make. Congratulations.

Suzanne C. said...

Happy first Blogaversary and Happy Birthday! Love your blog, thanks for all the inspiration. I had you in my favorites and I now follow via email.Thank you very much for a chance to win your generous blog candy!

Suzanne sucor_2@hotmail.com

OCCricut said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Your work is Beautiful ... certainly inspiring!

What a wonderful assortment of goodies for your giveaway! I LOVE Blog candy!! ;-)

I am going to TRY to add you to my sidebar on my blog http://occricut.blogspot.com/
IF I can figure out how to do it! hahaha!

Keeping my fingers crossed!

Dayna Sabrina said...

I just spent some time going through some of your projects and guess what - you are REALLY good. I can't believe you were worried! I see a few things here that I might want to try. Congrats on your anniversary and I hope there are many more to come. ~ Sabrina ~ sabrioletdesigns@gmail.com

Kathy Salido said...

Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary!! You have such a pretty and classic sytle. Very nice :)
Kathy
http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

Mom of 2 Monsters said...

Happy Blogoversary !!!!!! Congrats.

I've been a follower for some time already. I want to get into coloring with Prisma or Copics and frequent your blog to see your coloring techniques. TFS.

Anonymous said...

I love the blog and look forward to checking back often.

April Thornton
christ_sheep at yahoo dot com

Houses Built of Cards said...

Congrats on your blogaversary!!! I can't believe that I wasn't already following you - I always love your work over on the Circle Message board! I'm a follower now!!!

housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

Emerald said...

Fantastic!! Happy Blogaversary!
Good for you, way 2 go!!
Wonderful giveaway, you are so sweet.
Thank you for the wonderful creations you have shared with us, and I am looking forward to your next year.

bird said...

Happy 1 Year blog anniversary!!! I just love your blog and all your beautiful creations.

Patty said...

What a nice give a way!! I think you have awesome projects and thank you for sharing your creativity with us!!

Patty aka SouthernGypsy from CC boards

Anonymous said...

I always check your blog but have gone ahead and become a follower...grin! Your cards are wonderful and an inspirtion. Have a wonderful birthday!!!

Dee

Brenda said...

Happy Blogaversary!! I am now your 200th follower!! I love your cards, they are beautiful!!

image queen said...

Happy Blogaversary. I want to congratulate you on a very informative and creative Blog. Your cards are beautiful. I have become a follower and look forward to your future posts.

Jodie R said...

Congratulations! What an awesome milestione!! Your blog is beautful and as awe inspiring as always! Don't change a thing. I am so happy for you!!

Jodie R

jvilla95ar at gmail dot com

Sharon said...

Happy Blogaversary Donna! How awesome!!! I have it posted on my sidebar!! I am already a follower. :)

terri142 said...

Congrats on your one year Blogaversary! I love all your cards they are great! The Blessings to you card is so beautiful. I am now following your blog and will be visiting again.

tderosa142 at gmail dot com

MLiss3 said...

Happy Blogaversary! I love all the cards and projects you show, not to mention your sweet spirit.
Am already a follower.

trepanierm at comcast dot net

Crafty Rosa said...

happy anniversary, your blog is beautiful. I am now a follower. Keep sharing your amazing work with us.

Anonymous said...

Congrats on your blogaversary!
What I like about your blog is your cards. I think you have wonderful ideas. I also like how you explain what you did and what you used. Thanks for sharing.

Barb D

mforquer said...

Donna!! Wow congratulations to you lady!!! I'm so happy that you accomplished this fabulous goal and your blog is just a wonderful place for inspiration! What a fabulous prize you are offering too!!
((BIG FAT HUGS))
M

Rez P. said...

Hi Donna,
Congrats on hitting 200+. This is such a lovely candy. I have post this on my side bar. Thank you for the chance to win this Fabulous give away. I'll keep my finger cross.
Hugs,
Rez
http://karezmakreations.blogspot.com/

ErinLeigh said...

Hi Donna!

Congratulations on your blog anniversary and your 200 followers! We are the lucky ones because we have the opportunity to see your designs. Thanks so much for all of your inspiration!

--Erin

grammiej said...

Wow, congrats!
First, I love all your cards, you are so very talented. Your colors and details are wonderful and very inspiring!

TFS

jashmore1944@att.net

Nadenka said...

Поздравляю!!!!
Мне очень нравится, как вы раскрашиваете свои отштамповки! Очень красиво получается! Каждый раз интересно увидеть, что там новенького?)))
http://scrapnady.blogspot.com/

Donna said...

Hi Nana Donna - I've loved your blog for a long time!! You are so talented.

Donna Wilson
Daily Grace Creations

Amy said...

Your blog is so beautiful and I'm inspired by your creations every time I visit. Congratulations on your one-year anniversary!

Amy
amtsl@mchsi.com

Lori said...

I so enjoyed looking through your blog and seeing your lovely creations! Thank you for visiting me!

The Paper Princess said...

Congratulations on your anniversary and thank you for your sweet comments as well! I'm delighted to follow you and look forward to seeing more of your lovely creations! I also hope you'll join me at Create With Joy - I'm currently hosting a giveaway for my followers as well!

Your giveaway is awesome and I will be happy to post it on my sidebar - I"ll list it under GREAT GIVEAWAYS.

Ramona
http://create-with-joy.com

lydiawalker said...

im a new follower happy 1 year blogaversary xxx your cards are an inspirationxxx just beautiful xxx

{PaperCrafterAnonymous} said...

Fantastic giveaway! Congrats on the followers!

Jayne said...

Hi,just taken a look around your blog...it's awesome,you make beautiful cards.
Happy Birthday and Blogaversary. Happy to be your newest follower.
Jayne
jayne-designs.blogspot.com

nataly_osa said...

Thank you for a chance to win your sweet candy!
http://natalyosascrapbook.narod2.ru/korobochki_dlya_svadebnogo_video/

Jenni said...

Thanks for the wonderful giveaway opportunity. I am your newest follower and am so excited for you! Your blog is beautiful. I love the colors and the adorable butterflies. I also love all of the categories that you have on the side. It makes everything so easy to find, Posted your giveaway on my blog too.
Hugs, Jenni
http://mylollipopgarden.blogspot.com

jfcerv said...

Love the look of your new Blog page Donna!

Got2BCrafting said...

Happy Blogaversary!! You are so super talented, I couldn't imagine you ever feelng yourself not to be "blog worthy". I am your newest follower and I am sure there are many many more to come. :)
Lori

jfcerv said...

Congratulations and Happy Birthday!
I love, love the colors of your new Blog page. Not too busy and I love working with 3 color combos, pretty much as you did here. Love the flowers and butterflies and the glittery touches.
Continued success with your blog and cardmaking adventure!
Josie