Wednesday, 31 December 2008

A quick Thank You card

... from one crafter to another.

I had been quite flattered to receive a lovely surprise Christmas card from someone whose work I admire and who has become a bit of a crafting celebrity if I may say so.

To return my thanks, I wanted to make a cheerful, contemporary New Year card, which I then actually sent off - that was the hardest part!

I usually keep my cards at least for a year, I just like to be able to look at them every now and then. I know that's not quite in the spirit of things... so one of my New Year's resolutions is to try and become less selfish in that respect!

Friday, 12 December 2008

Finding you blog candy

.. is what have done in my last post, but here is some lovely blog candy you can win on the Kamadesign website which deserves a post of its own. Katarina is celebrating her 10 year anniversary with her fiancée and the more people that join the bigger the candy will be. If you don't have a blog you can join, too.

Thursday, 4 December 2008

Trying hard to make a hat

I have been dabbling in the art of hat making recently, unfortunately I'm not quite happy with the result yet, so instead, I will share a piece of information entirely different. I thought you might like to win a few crafty goodies o the internet? Who wouldn't! So here are a few links. Fist of all, there's the Whiff of Joy advent calendar. If you have a blog of your own, you can post a link to it and you might win a prize (probably a lovely stamp for cardmaking and scrapbooking).

You could do the same for a chance to win Jo's fabulous blog candy and Maria's which is just as nice, if you are quick. Beatrix's Christmas candy ends on the 13th of Dec. There's still loads of time to win Paula's and Natalija's blog candies, and almost until Christmas for Rica's. If you understand French, check out Mam'zelle M.'s blog (until the 19th), Petitfanouche (until 22th) and Lilyquenotte (until the 14th). Then there's Pink Gem Designs' Mimi candy (until 13th), Kim's blog candy until the 17th and also Irina's and Julie's until the 15th, just as Rosette's. Dawny P.'s candy is up for grabs until the 20th. Vanja's candy is offered until the 18th. You have until New Year's Eve for an unusual Daisyquilts giveaway.

Or check out Claire's blog, she is celebrating her bloghits with a generous giveaway, too. Then there's Buffy, she has posted some nice Christmas candy. And Sally is giving out blog candy every week in December.

I think I should do something similar on my blog - it might get me a few readers...