Blog Candy!!!

** This post will stay on top until 12-31-2011**

Hello readers,

I’m offering blog candy again because I’m celebrating

  • my birthday this month
  • that Christmas is a time for giving, that’s what we try to model for our kids
  • that I would have survived 3 birthday parties in my family, 2 pediatric wellness checks + flu shots, Thanksgiving AND Christmas, all in the span of 4 weeks
  • that I have made 100 posts on my blog and it’s my 6 months blogoversary
  • that you have followed and encouraged me all these months on my creative journey.

What can you win?


1 lucky winner will receive the following:

  • Shadows & Shading: A Beginner’s Guide to Lighting Placement, By Marianne Walker
  • Sizzix Ink-its Letterpress Plate (657313 Organic Flourish A7 Border)
  • Therm-o-web Tape Runner XL & refill
  • Sharpie white fine point, oil-based opaque paint marker

If I get to 180 followers, a 2nd lucky winner will received:

  • Flourishes Italian Garden Stamp Set (Thank you Flourishes for supplying this set to me)
  • LaBlanche Silicon Stamp – Script with Flowers #1188

What do you need to do to win? Just these 3 easy steps.

  1. Be a “Follower” of my blog.
  2. Post about my candy on your blog. (not a requirement but sure would be nice)
  3. Put your name in Inlinkz Blue Froggy below – you must put your name in the Blue Froggy for me to be able to draw it.

Thanks for playing and Good luck everyone!



  1. Annette A. says:

    Happy Birthday… this is a nice way to celebrate…
    I am already a follower…thanks for the chance to win..

  2. Carla Suto says:

    Congrats on all your upcoming milestones, Stephanie! Thanks for the chance at the Blog Candy! I’m a follower now (thought I already was) and your candy is on my blog.

  3. spread the word on my bloggy hun!!! xo

  4. d says:

    Post on my blog steph but I am going to win all those fabulous goodies:)

  5. Francy says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to win this gorgeous prizes.

  6. Lillian says:

    Hope you have a happy birthday and that your day is filled with family, friends, fun…and CAKE!! I’m a NEW follower. So nice to meet you. Stop over to my blog sometime and give me a shout out!

  7. Lovely, thanks for sharing! : )

  8. Pam Hornschu says:

    Congrats on your birthday and blogaversary! Welcome to the Stampendous team!

  9. Benzi says:

    Happy Birthday this month, Steph! Great blog candy. I’ll put it on my blog.

  10. Merry Christmas and thank you for a chance to win the blog candy! Good luck with your followers and excellent job with 100 posts in 6 months! Hugz

  11. Congratulations on your blog postings! Merry Christmas! Your post made me smile when you named everything you are thankful for!! Thank you for the chance to win your candy! Hugz

  12. Antonia P. says:

    Happy Birthday… I am already a follower…thanks for the chance to win..
    Kisses Kisses
    Antonia P.

  13. Denise says:

    Sounds like you have a lot of fun stuff to celebrate! Congrats on 6 months of blogging :)

  14. Sandy Sanders says:

    I enjoyed your comments about surviving the many things we have to do this time of year ! I am not a blogger – yet. I will follow you on my exploring trips. Thanks.

  15. Indy says:

    Happy Birthday! Thanks for the give away!

  16. Congratulations, Stephanie, for all the wonderful things you are celebrating this month! :)

    Keep creating and inspiring fellow crafties.

    Jenny (Wifey Cookie)

  17. Ciacchina says:

    Quante occasioni per festeggiare con un candy!!! e allora auguri, congratulazioni e…grazie!!!

  18. alethea says:

    i absolutely love your blog!! i just stumbled across it and so glad I did!!! Fabulous candy!! Tanks for a chance to win!! HUgsxx

  19. Ardilla says:

    Congratulations for so many good things to celebrate!!!!!!!!!
    Thanks for the chance :)

  20. Ardilla says:

    I don´t see my comment… do you have moderation? If not, I would be back to thank you… :)

    • artycarty says:

      Ardilla – Thank you for your graciousness and welcome to my community. I do moderate new followers with 1st comments only – subsequent comments are not moderated. Good luck with the candy!

  21. julie says:

    Congratulations on your blog post, Many happy returns for the day and Merry Christmas. Thank you for the opportunity for the chance to win some candy.

    hugs Julie

  22. Sylvia says:

    Oh Steph, that’s so generous to give away such wonderful goodies!

    I put a link to your candy on my blog side bar (and I am a follower of your wonderful blog, already :-) )

    Good luck for the 180 followers (but I’m sure you’ll reach them with ease *smile*)

    Sylvia xx

  23. I’m a new follower! Good luck!
    p.s. I also have some blog candy up for grabs.