Friday, 2 April 2010

Sweets for my sweet, pressies for my candy!!!!! Blog Candy Time!!

Hello my friends,
Edited to add:  If Mr Linky won't let you add your name more than once then just put x 4 after your name if you did all four requirements - thanks.  I will sort out the entries at the close of the candy.
Well, I have had such a fantastic time in blog land since starting last July I thought it was about time I did a blog candy giveaway. Bear with me here for a while - it will be well worth the wait I promise.
Last July whilst chatting to my friend Ali (aka Dragonlady) she told me she had started a blog and that I should give it a go. So I did a posting but didn't get many comments and thought of giving it up.  Ali (bless her) insisted (and yes, I do mean INSISTED!!) I should give it another go and ....... well let's just say the rest is history.
I have been such a lucky girl in blog land, won a couple of candy's, won some challenges and best of all have been invited to be a Guest DT on several blogs and am now lucky enough to be a permanent DT member on three Design Teams.
Wendy (aka Louby Loo) over at Digital Delights offered me a position as a Tutorial Artist last October and I thoroughly enjoyed it, and recently handed over the reins to Tammy who is an excellent tutorial artist.
I have had several Guest DT spots amongs which were Sketch and Stash in December 2009/January 2010 and Inktegrity in December 2009.  Recently I have been asked to be a Guest DT on the new blog challenge site at I Love Digi - my first card for them will be 4th March so look out for that! I am also lucky enough to be on the Creative Inspirations DT team and the Ooh La La Creations DT team both of these following on from periods as a Guest Designer - thank you to both for inviting me.
Now one particular Guest DT spot was for Softpencil digital images when the lovely Elizabeth asked me to accept a GDT spot for December 2009.  I thank you Elizabeth from the bottom of my heart - your images are divine and you are one of the sweetest most generous people I know.  Please, if you haven't been to Elizabeth's blog before (and I can't believe you haven't!!) you really should visit, not only are there some fabulous images by Elizabeth there are also Mandala Digital Stamps by her sister. 
Elizabeth has very kindly donated a $10 voucher to be spent in her store - thank you so much Elizabeth my friend.  So please pop along to her blog and have a look at her fabulous images - you won't be disappointed!
Then I was asked to be a Guest Designer for Ooh La La Creations Challenge blog - Oh My Word - you should see their CD collection.  Their images are so marvellous - so diverse - so sophisticated.  You should go along and see what they have in their store - you will be amazed. 

Wendi and Emma have kindly given me permission to give one of their CD's - Dreams of Tranquility as one of the items in my blog candy - thank you girls.

My other permanent DT post was, until this week,  with Digital Ink Co which was formed by Judy of M&M Designz.  Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond her control, Judy has had to close the Digital Ink Co store and the challenge blog..  The other creators that had been part of Digital Ink Co are - (in no particular order - I've always wanted to say that!LOL) Lexi of Lexi's Creations, Kathy of Stitchy Stamps, Donna of Lil Diva Stamps, Jules of Daisy Doodles, Sue of Beary Dust and CJ of Stampen with CJ.  These are a very talented bunch of ladies and you really should hop on over to take a look at their blogs where you can see more of their fabulous work.  Lexi  has very kindly donated 5 of her images as part of my blog candy - thank you so much Lexi - I'm very grateful.
So, to recap, so far we have a $10 voucher for Softpencil, a CD from Ooh La La Creations and Five Images from Lexi's Doodles  A huge big thank you to all of these generous friends - I feel very privileged to know you all and to be associated with your products.
On top of these very generous gifts my blog candy also consists of:
8 sheets of Japanese Designer papers
Black and White oriental papers and cardstock (4 card, 3 papers & 3 vellums)
Two sheets of Japanese card toppers
Four sheets of Dufex Decoupage images
A set of Cute Companions "Especially for You" rubber stamps from Crafter's Companion
A "Best Wishes" rubber stamp
6 Assorted Ribbons (from Crafty Ribbons)
A pot of Art Glitters in Autumn Medallions
Holly Stickles Glue (Green)
Assorted vintage mini postcards
Sizzix round die (Not compatible with cuttlebug)
Sizzix tag die (not compatible with cuttlebug)
Pack of Papermania 6 x 6 Exquisite Vellums
3 Promarkers (Blossom, Pastel Pink and Coral)
I roll of five assorted narrow ribbons
24 stamped Anya images (2 each of 4 Anya Collections - stamped in Black Stazon)
Assorted stickers and rub ons
1 pack of Pirate Accent stickers
1 strip of floral outline stickers
1 pack of 4 card toppers

So what do you have to do to be in with a chance of winning this stash of goodies?
1.  Please become a follower of my blog (not because I'm giving Candy - but because you like my blog)
2.  It would be nice if you became a follower at SoftpencilLexi's Doodles and/or Lexi's Creations (you only need to follow one of the other of these unless you'd like to follow both of course) and Ooh La La Creations
3.  Please post my blog candy photo either in a sidebar link or do a short post for my candy to help spread the word.
4.  Add your name to Mr Linky - do 4 separate links to count for each of the little tasks I have asked you to fulfil - this is how many entries you get! (I will check that you have done them all)
6.  Please leave me a comment telling me you have done all of the above.  When you leave your comment please let me know what your favourite digital image is.
You don't have to do all of the above - just do the one's you want to do and enter your name the appropriate number of times - that's fine with me!
This candy will be drawn on Good Friday 2nd April and I will do my best to announce the winner the same day.
Good luck everyone.


  1. Hey there Dawn, hope all is well, you have come along way since July, wow you have been busy, I added myself to Mr. Linky and have attemped to add it 3 more times but when I go back it is noth there so I thought I would wait awhile and try again, thanks so much for the chances to win such sweet candy!!!

  2. Garden Faery is one of my favourite images and i am already a folloer of your blog and have become a follower of the rest too..i have added my name four times therefore to the linky hope this is coreect and thanks so much for the chance jan

  3. Thank you a lot for every beautiful word about me and my images!!! I really appreciate them so much and I´m very glad to have you again in my DT! you´re so talented and I love your creations! :)

  4. Wow girl that is some candy for sure.I am already a follower because I like you and your name! I also added your candy to my sidebar. Wow I would be hard pressed to list just one favorite stamp, but how about I love anything with real looking children. I am addicted to them for sure. Thanks for the chance sweetie!

  5. Hiya Dawn

    All done - was already following all but ooh la la so that was a breeze!

    Will go and post in my sidebar now!


  6. Me again love- think Mr Linky will only allow one link from each of us?


  7. Wow - your blogging/crafting career has really taken off. Congratulations!

    I am a follower on your site now. I already was a follower on the other 3 sites. I have also posted your candy in the sidebar on my blog.

    Thank you for this opportunity!

  8. Hello, I was having problems with Mr. Linky. I think I only entered the 4 allowed times but if my name shows up more, please take the extras off. Thank you. Sorry to cause any problems.

  9. I forgot to post my favorite digital stamp - hmmm there are a lot of great designers and sets out there but I think my absolute fav is Mo Manning's Sorry Shanna because she reminds me so much of my own daughter.

    Thank you

  10. My goodness me what a stash of yummy candy you have on offer. I think I have done everything you asked hun. My favourite digi - that is a very hard question. I may fail miserably now - I'm not sure I can pick just one!!!

    Hugs Ali x

  11. Wow, that is a lot of candy. Wow my favorite digi, I don't know if I can pick just one but I like the Garden Fairy on Digital-Ink Co. but don't have it yet. My favorite ones that I am coloring right now are Hannah Belle from Fresh Brewed Designs because they remind me of my daughter.

  12. waw this is a really yummy yumy candy,I love those papers and the ribbons and all the rest( the litlle pieces ) ,I ve put a link in my sidebar and I ve posted it on my blog,finger crossed lokking forward to the draw =),
    big hugs from peru

  13. hiya Dawn ,
    Wow scrumm,y candy hun.I am already follower of your blog,olala as i know Wndy from CA.Already follower of Stitchy ,and will pop back later after i followed the others let you know .thanks again and fingers crossed!i maybe lucky
    hugs jude:)

  14. What Fabulous Blog Candy you have. You've done sooo well with your crafting and your blog (good on Ali on making you come back!!)
    My favourite didgi stamp?? Oh my goodness!!! I have to say, Mo, Dustin Pike, Stitchy, Karen's Doodles and.... bout a million others I can't think of right now!!

  15. Hiya Dawn

    just popped over - thanks for the kind message you left me - was very nervous about posting that one! Thought I might get beaten up big time!!!
    Entered your candy the other day - but forgot to say what was my fave digi stamp! Am loving Karens Doodles at the mo (fave ones are it wasnt me (there are two a dog and a cat) and also the girl hugging the pony! - also Mo Manning (my fave is the girl squeezing the pussy cat!), and the greetings farm (my fave one there is the autumn fairy!)
    thanks again love


  16. Hi Dawn, firstly what an awesome selection of candy, you are gonna make someone extremely happy lol. Just found you like your blog so am now a follower, already follow Elizabeth, love her images to. With regard to images my favs are Mo Mannings Fairy Holly and Softpencils Rose, have a great weekend, take careX:)

  17. Many thanks for the nice opportunity to take part in this giveaway. I am a follower now. I linked this on sidebar http://larisa-raznosti.blogspot.com/
    Garden Faery is one of my favourite images.
    Have a nice day. Hugs from Larisa

  18. I've popped back coz I HAVE to add Softpencil too!!! I've just seen some very cute images!!
    I've started my 'blogabirthday' Candy too!! (not as 'posh as yours!!) come and have a guess! (Lyn)

  19. What a yummy candy!!!Karen's Doodles is one of my favourite images.I have popped you in my sidebar in my log http://pishitejulie.blogspot.com/!! Oh fingers and toes and everything else crossed!!
    And i follow!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  20. Wow, what great blog candy. So happy to be on Softpencil DT with you.

  21. I would love to win. Thank you for the chance.

  22. Wow what a fab candy!
    Congratulations on your achievements in blog-land!
    My fave digi image at the moment is Whimsy Stamps "Wings of Hope" - love horses, so a winged horse is fab, and it donates to Haiti.
    I have done all of the little tasks (and Mr Linky had a bit of a strop and wouldn't put my entries on, then put loads on, so I'm sorry about that)!!

    Esme x

  23. Hi there, luv your blog and thanks for chance to win candy x I had problems with Mr Linky and did all 4 requirements, and dont know if Mr Linky took all 4 x Many thanks x Leigh


  24. done all of the above. great candy. thank you so much for the chance to win. btw, i love softpencil stamps..so cute.

  25. Hi stop by my blog http://beanies-tag-your-it.blogspot.com/ I have a beautiful blogger award there waiting for you.

  26. Garden Faery is one of my favorite blogs. Became IF only now, but watching him long ago. Thanks for the chance to participate in such a remarkable piece of candy. link on the right panel http://shambala2005.blogspot.com/

  27. Whooooooooooooooooooo I am a follower hun what candy YUM

    Liz x

  28. Hello Dawn

    Mum said I could put your candy on my new blog and follow you.
    Thankyou for the chance to win.

    Love Alex and Emily xxx

  29. I'm a new follower of all the blogs!
    I have put a post for your candy on my blog, here: http://blogcandychepassione.blogspot.com/2010/03/blog-candy-di-cards-for-every-occasion.html

    It's ok? ;)

    Hugs from Italy

  30. What a yummy candy!!!Karen's Doodles is one of my favourite images.I have popped you in my sidebar in my blog http://tsky-tsky.blogspot.com/ I am a follower on your site now.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  31. Thanks for the chance to win! Love the Anya images... those stamps have been on a wish list of mine forever! Always something else slips in before them!! I've become a follower and have linked on my sidebar so added my name twice to Mr L. Thanks again xx

  32. I'm a new follower of all the blogs!
    I have put a pic with a link for your candy on my blog sidebar, here: http://cernittando.blogspot.com

    My favorite images are Softpencils Rose

  33. I have joined all new blogs and made sure I'm following yours.. I think I did it right- mr linky would let me enter twice so one is number 1 and one is x 3 lol.....

    Fantabulous candy!


  34. Hi Dawn! New follower here =) Thanks for doing such a great candy. I've added myself to the the other sites as well. I can't just pick one digi stamp so i'll just say that I really like Mo's stuff! Keep up the great work and i'm off to put a pic in my side bar =)

  35. Dear Dawn,

    Wow, what a fabulous candy offering you have here! I completed all 4 of your requirements! It's hard to pick a fave from all of the fab digis out there but a newcomer that I recently discovered and like a lot is Tiffany's Garden! :-)

    Please stop by Create With Joy and say hello when you have a moment - I'd love to meet you, and would be delighted if you joined my family of Kindred Spirits!

    Have a great day!

    Ramona :-)

  36. Thank you so much for a chance to win all this yummy stash I am not suprised you have got on to all of those DT's yuor creations are amazing and that is why I have become a follower I have also become a follower of the other blogs though I was already a follower of soft pencil :D I have also put a link in my side bar to your blog.
    My fav digi's I am sorry to say have to be Mo's digital pencil I just can't get enough of them.


    Amy xx

  37. Lovely work! I am now following all 4 of the sites, will visit often. I linked it to my sidebar. Thanks for a chance!

  38. Hi Dawn, thanks for giving us the chance to win your fab blog candy. I have done as requested and become a follower of blogs have linked you in my sidebar too. At the moment I am very fond of Karens doodle images but to be honest I just love em all.

  39. I have done as instructed. Many thanks for the chance to win this yummy candy!
    I posted your candy on my sidebar, I'm following all 4 of the sites. http://gavkichavkiscrap.blogspot.com/

  40. one big ole' bag 'o' candy lol

    most welcome hunni was a pleasure to help fill it :D
    Hugs Lexi xxx

  41. This is such a generous candy, comes right out of the heart.
    I do love what I see in your blog. I love the beautiful creations you make.so I also became a follower...
    I'd love to win this candy, and I'v linked it to my side bar.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

    Linked it here http://blackleafdesigns.blogspot.com

  42. i can not believe you are giving away all this stuff. i just found this site...but not for sure who this is, lol. cool site though. great prizes too. thanks for the chance


  43. WOW!!! This is really some wonderful candy.. Thanks for a chance to win..
    saluti dall'italia public tomorrow the post on http://blogcandymania.blogspot.com/
    Hugs, rosa
    i am new follower

  44. Wow, what a wonderful Blogcandy. Thanks for the chance to win, i've linked you with picture on my sidebar and i have done all the instructed. Karen's Doodles is one of my favourite images.


  45. I have became a follower of you, and a follower of Softpencil, Lexi's doodles and Lexi's creations and ooh la la creations!
    I have posted both pictures on my sidebar and i have done a short post about this! I added my name to mr linky 4 times, and well... im leaving a comment now.
    Karens doodles is my favourite images.

  46. Hi!!! I found your blog because of your blog candy, blog hopping! I am SO glad that I did! I'm sure you will be an inspiration at the least! Also congrats on a good line up of DTs and accomplishments! Such a great time blogging! I will put you in my side bar right after this, and I will check out the other bloggies! Way to go girl! You ROCK!

  47. I've done the Mr Linky thing and just wanted to say thanks for hosting such a generous blog candy. I had trouble choosing my absolute favourite digi image, but I can say that my favourite on Lexi's site is Ellie Blowing Bubbles!! Super cute :)


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Dawn xx