Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Years!! Plus, a Blog-a-versary Giveaway!!

Happy Years Years All My Crafty Friends!! Sorry, I am late posting this I have been experiencing some technical difficulties today..Well, I created a fun New Years project using my new All Around Sentiments Stamps ( Joy's Life Stamps) and my new Gypsy .. I recently won a Gypsy from Imaginisce and this is my first project with it... I am loving the Gypsy so far and I can't wait to use it with my Imagine :0) .. Well, I also entered my wine tag project in the the new Flaunt It Fridays Challenge.. Their challenge is to flaunt the Martini Glass cut on the "From My Kitchen" cartridge..



I am also excited to tell you , It's My Blog-a-versary Today! I can not believe it has been a full year since I started my blog and what an amazing year it has been.. I am so thankful for all of you my followers.. Besides my family, you all inspire me to keep creating and I truly enjoy reading all of your comments.. I am so looking forward to what this new year holds for me ,and speaking of exciting things in the new year... I am so excited to tell you all that I made the design team at Joy's Life!! So, you will be seeing a lot of Joy's Life Stamps projects from me for the next 3 months :0) .. I will also be rejoining the Stamp, Scrap & Doodle Saturdays design team.. So, be on the look out for some fun stamping projects as well...

Well, what is a Blog-a-versary with out a fabulous GIVEAWAY??? So, one of you lucky followers will win the amazing "WILD CARD" cartridge!!!!

Just leave a comment on THIS post and I will randomly pick a winner on Friday the 7th... (Please, don't forget to leave me a way to get a hold of you :0))

62 comments:

Debby said...

I would love to win this cartridge. Each time I try to win it on ebay or something it goes for more than I can afford.
Love your bottle topper.
angel hugs
Debby
angels5.2005 at gmail dot com

SpunkyOne said...

I just love your Martini Glass Card!I was logging onto your blog for a Baby Card Idea when I saw you had posted it ;)
Happy Blog-a-versary ! Congradulations on making Joy's DT. I love seeing all the things she does.

Happy New Year
Debi

2spunky4u@bresnan.net

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Super fun! And congratulations on all of your exciting news and anniversary! Thanks for all the inspiration you send to us!
Lisa
summer_sunset54 @ hotmail dot com

bcriminger said...

HAPPY BLOG~A~VERSARY! I love all you create and am looking forward to seeing how this design team position challenges you to make new and undoubtedly inspirational art. I have had my eye on that cartridge for some time, but it's never been cheap enough for me to splurg~what a great give-a-way!

shari said...

Happy Blogaversary!!! I love your tag on the wine bottle, so cute. Congratulation on the design team. Thanks for the great giveaway. Shari (cricutrookie)

Tammy said...

WOW I love this wine tag!! I have the Kitchen Cart, I get so involved in SCAL and MTC and all of the millions of svgs that I neglect my carts! I am dragging this one out and playing very soon!!
Tammy
http://tammyjennings.blogspot.com

Lori Apgar said...

Very cute wine tag!!! Happy Blog-versary (my 1 year is this month too)!!!!!

creative patti said...

Congrats on all the above. I love Joy's Life Stamps!! I use mine all the time. I recently discovered the Flaunt it Friday's Challenges and I am loving them. Great Job! Thanks for the chance tow in.
pattig161@yahoo.com
http://pattisscrapingtime.blogspot.com

Cute Cricut Corner said...

Congrats, great blog. I love the tags for the wine holders. Awesome Idea. I saw Martha Stewart had some on HSN. Quite pricey.

hairdresser16 at aol dot com

Eillim said...

Hi;
Congratulations on your anniversary! Since I am new at both: Cricut community & Blogging, is very refreshing to see so many other moms that like what I like and I can identify with.
I know I am going to have much fun looking through your projects and comments and getting inspired.

moknowsall said...

first time seeing your blog. very nice new years project. going to look at the rest of your blog now. I just love those marini glasses!

mo_sala@pacbell.net

Maureen

Mia said...

Congratulations on you Blog-a-versary! Your bottle topper is too cute.

mistmorn@gmail.com

Heidi said...

How fun! I've seen so many cute cards made with that cart. I'd love to win it! LOL...but since I won one of your 12 days of Christmas, my odds can't be THAT good. LOL. But...one can still hope right! Cute tag! I'm going to have to remember that for next year in our gift bags....enjoy your blog-a-versary and I'm glad I'm one of your followers. You continue to inspire us as well! Thanks.

Cindylu2u said...

Fabulous tag, and congrats on your blog-a-versary!!

miller896042atbellsouth.net

Claire said...

I love your wine tag. That gives me some inspiration for a few cool girl friends gifts. Thank you. Also congratulations on your blog-a-versary. It's so nice to celebrate the babysteps!! Thank you.
supermom3x(at)qwest(dot)net

Melissa said...

Congrats on your year of blogging, you do fantastic work!!!

Thanks so much for giving us the opportunity!

girlia said...

Congratulations on your blog-a-versary!!!! Keep up the awesome job

Jean said...

Love your project!! Happy Blog-aversary!! Thanks for the chance to win.

Michelle said...

Congratulations on your anniversary and for winning a gypsy!

Michelle
jovian7@hotmail.com

The Scrapbooking Queen said...

Amanda happy blog~versary... and I just love your wine label you created for the FIF challenge thank you so much for sharing your talent with all of us...
The Scrapbooking Queen

Laura said...

I'm new to the Gypsy and have found your blog from reading Gypsy chat on cricut chat. Thanks for posting, your wine tag is adorable! This will be a project for me to try my newbie skills on...thanks for a wonderful blog and opportunity to win a gift on your blog-o-versary. :)
Laura
lkmsheppard(@)gmail(.)com

Elaine said...

I just love everything about your wine tag (colors, paper & design)
Congrats on your 1 year and for being chosen for the design teams!!!

Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win:)

I look forward to seeing all your new ideas!

elainer@cinci.rr.com
ExpressionsByElaine.blogspot.com

CricutLvr!! said...

Very cute!! I love the embossing and the colors are just perfect!!
I started using my gypsy about 6months ago, and I can't see myself ever not using it again!!! Makes everything so much easier!!!
Happy New Year!!

Josie0602 said...

Congrats on all your fun happenings...winning a Gypsy and being chosen for the design team! I love my Gypsy too!

Happy Blog-aversary!
jtg0398 at sbcglobal dot net

terri142 said...

Great wine tag, I can see using this idea for gifts. Happy Blog-aversary.

tderosa142 at gmail dot com

Joy said...

I LOVE THIS!! What you made is so creative!! I had to call my husband in to take a look. We love it! ;) Thanks so much for using my stamps on this terrific project. :)
Super Clapping is going on...can you hear it? :)
~Joy~

Lesley from WI said...

Happy Blog Anniversary & for making the design team. I love this tag. The martini glasses with the embossed numbers are perfect! Congrats again!!
lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

Heather said...

Love the bottle topper! Too Cute! Happy Blogoversary! Thanks for the chance to win!
ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

Jo Ann V said...

happy blogoversary!!!!!!!!!!!!! love your ideas. i would love to win this cartridge. thanks so much for the chance to win.
http://craftywithjoann.blogspot.com

Kiehn said...

Wow congrats ....love love love your blog so many wonderful creations!! this cartridge i actually burrowed from my sister in law and had a ball using, i could not stop....but sadly had to give it back..... so its great your giving this cart away...thank you for the chance to win.

Tina

Ricktina09@yahoo.com

Sandi Cl~ said...

Happy Blogaversary! Isn't it fun! Was just looking at your top 10 .. still love that ear piercing page LOL! Anyway, I have that cart but just wanted to stop and say Congrats!

ScrapperMoMof2 said...

Happy Blog-a-versary!! I love all of your posts, I am partial to your layouts but I am scrapbooker by heart!! Congrats on the DT...thanks for the chance to win I have passed this cartridge up many times and always regret it later when I see neat projects made with it!!


lisa_doroba@hotmail.com

The Crafty Aunt! said...

I just recently found your blog and am looking forward to following it in 2011!!

denbroncos75@hotmail.com

Wende said...

Happy New Year and Happy Blogaversary!!! Thanks for the chance to win this awesome cart!!!!

Brenda said...

Congratulations on your bog anniversary - and - thanks for the chance to win the cartridge.

4kids4 said...

Great way to flaunt that martini cut!! Congrats on your blogoversary...looks like 2011 will be busy and fun-filled!! Happy New Year!

~Sharon C.
sconn0925 at yahoo dot com

Carlene said...

What a clever idea! Loving it!

mscarlene@hotmail.com


http://misspinkcricut.blogspot.com/2011/01/flaunt-it-fridays-5-from-my-kitchen.html

Andrea said...

Congrats on the exciting news! I totally agree-just got the Gypsy and absolutely LOVE IT! I would love a chance to win the Wild Card cart. Just got engaged and would love to add a little personal touch.

Love your blog.
Andrea M,
opaannie@hotmail.com

Christine Meyer said...

Wow, Amanda congrats on the win of the Gypsy--that is totally awesome! I have not got one of these yet (and I stress yet), but I am hoping to get one soon (*I left DH a few thousand hints that my birthday in another month or so)! Your project looks fabulous, thanks for always stopping by Practical Scrappers to share your inspiration with us-- I love to see what you do next!

Hugs and Happy New Year,
Kerri
klyarus@verizon.net

iroxyp said...

I really love your blog, it has inspired me several times when I've been stuck trying to figure out something. I would love this cart, its on my must get list. Thanks for the chance to win.
Roxanna P.
iroxyp@me.com

Charlotte said...

Hi! HAPPY NEW YEAR and Happy blogaversery! I love your project. I too just recently got a gypsy and love it. Amazing what can be done one it!! I have my fingers crossed that I will win. Thanks for the chance!

Ash said...

My sis has this cartridge; it's super cute!!! I could really use it in my collection... Thanks for the opportunity!!

Ash
ashley.dziak@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on all of your exciting news and anniversary! Thanks for the chance to win. Traci tracior@hotmail.com

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Best wishes on your blogversary!! Love your wine tag - just spotted it over at Cricut Message board - great idea for dressing up a bottle for gift giving.

Staying Crafty said...

I love your project! Now I wish I had a bottle of wine handy so I could decorate it, and then drink it of course :) *LOL* Congrats on your blog anniversary. You know I adore your work. xosparklesxo03@hotmail.com

Minta's Creations said...

Happy Blogaversary!
Love your wine tag! it's very pretty.
Thanks for the chance to win!
Minta

mintab@gmail.com
http://mintascreations.blogspot.com/

DORCAS said...

You did a fabulous job on this challenge! Thanks for joining us at FIF! Please don't add me to this drawing. As I already have this cart and would like someone else to have a chance to win it!

Thanks again for joining us at FIF!

Denise said...

What a cute way to decorate a wine bottle and give as a gift. I just love the number paper you used. Congratulations on your blog anniversary and thanks for playing with us at Flaunt it Fridays :)

lala 3237 at verizon dot net

MsJay said...

Congrats! on the Blog-a-versary. Love the wine label

JustJules said...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! How fun! Thanks for the opportunity! And thanks for sharing your talent!

Julie, Fayette
julieschoonoverwfg@yahoo.com

My Scrap Diary said...

What a surprise. I was coming over to thank you for playing with FIF and I have a chance of winning a prize. WooHoo, doing the happy dance. :)
ok back to business :) Congrats on winning your gypsy and making the design teams. Thats so cool.
The label is cute. The embossing and colors look great together.
Thanks
Jess M
myscrapdiary(at)gmail(dot)com

Sandra 365 Days Of Cricut said...

That is amazing! I love your project! Congrats on hitting the one year mark! Thanks for flaunting it at FIF!
Sandra

Ashley K said...

I am NEW follower! Love your creations! Thanks for the chance to win your awesome giveaway!

Ashley K
scraptasticideas dot blogspot dot com
adkogler at hotmail dot come

ScrappingStephanie said...

Wow, you rocked this challenge. I absolutely love your tag and card. Fabulous colors. I love that embossing folder..would you mind telling me who makes that and what it is called. Congrats on your blogaversary, becoming a DT member and winning a gyspy. Girl you are going to love it and not know how you ever lived without:) Thank you for playing along with us at FIF. Have a wonderful new year.

Stephanie

pcrusberg said...

I already have Wild Card, but just wanted to say what a cute project you've got there! I love the martini glasses! TFS

Lisa said...

I love how you made that with the glasses! Too cute. I love your blog! paperbutterflies AT sbcglobal DOT com

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to being selected on the design team for Joy's Life!! Your blog is awesome and I just love your projects. Scrap pages are just darling!!
Thanks for a chance on the wild card cartridge..would be fun to play with! Thanks again!
Sherrie K.
jskoning@msn.com

Anonymous said...

Just discovered your blog and really have gotten some great ideas.

I have been really wanting Wild Card -- so this is a super great opportunity! Happy blog-aversary (and MANY more!).

kastenc at sbcglobal dot net

Anonymous said...

WOW! I just love your work. It gives me such inspiration for my creations. Congratulations on your anniversay and your making of the design teams. I am sure we will all enjoy looking at your new creations. I love the give away you are having. I would love the chance to have the Wild Card cartridge. thanks again
Tammy

tabou@tbaytel.net

scrapprincess said...

Your cricut talents amaze me! What great work and your children are adorable.

I can't wait to get my copy of the bug mag and see your LO up close!

Thanks for the give-a-way!!
nicolematrone@yahoo.com

ginner said...

I'm a new follower...thanks for the change for blog candy.

virginia.gleason@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Wow I just love the martini glasses!! What a very cute tag you created!!!
angelicangel79@yahoo.com