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Happy (Almost) Second Blogiversary to Me!

January 26th, 2010 · 34 Comments

ETA: Congratulations, Sue, on winning the blog candy!

On January 31st, 2010, I will be celebrating my second blogiversary. I must say this second year of blogging has just flown by! My heartfelt thanks to all of you who visit my blog and leave your much appreciated encouragements. And what better way to say thanks than by sending some blog candy to one lucky winner:

Interested? Then leave a comment for me right here. Tell me what your favorite card embellishment is. On Sunday I will draw a name at random to determine the winner of the blog candy and make a card decorated with the winnerโ€™s favorite finishing touch (provided I can find it in my sizeable stash!).

Thanks for stopping by!

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34 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Faye // Jan 26, 2010 at 6:43 pm

    Congrats on your approaching blog anniversary. Love to check your site for inspiration/creativity. I tend to use a lot of ribbon/and or brads. For me, it’s the simple embellishment.

  • 2 Pat (mspfd) // Jan 26, 2010 at 6:46 pm

    Buttons are my favorite! It would be awesome to win such a wonderful package of blog candy. And I would love to see one of your fabulous creations incorporating buttons in the design.

  • 3 Shelby // Jan 26, 2010 at 10:44 pm

    Wow. Just one? Well honestly, lately I’ve been having a realllllly hard time NOT using glitter. Not sure why… I just love it!

  • 4 Ann Kranitz // Jan 27, 2010 at 7:23 am

    Well a big congrats on your blogaversary!!! That is awesome!! My fav embellishment to use would be tiny crystals or pearls of some kind. Thanks for the daily inspiration!!

  • 5 Debbie G // Jan 27, 2010 at 7:27 am

    Congrats !!! My favorite embellishments are ribbon, brads and Stickles. Thank you for your wonderful blog.

  • 6 Missy // Jan 27, 2010 at 7:33 am

    Congratulations! My favorite embellie would be ribbon & stickles! Thanks for the generous giveaway! I would love to win it!!

  • 7 peg // Jan 27, 2010 at 7:51 am

    Congratulations, I really enjoy your blog. Right now my favorite embellishment is buttons.

  • 8 Kathi // Jan 27, 2010 at 7:52 am

    Congratulations Vera! I so enjoy receiving my daily email with your latest creation! You are such an inspiration to me! My favorite embellishment is ribbon, I just can’t make a card without it! See you Saturday at the SBS!

  • 9 Amy Sabol // Jan 27, 2010 at 8:39 am

    Love your blog!! I check it daily for your lovely cards and wonderful creations!! Thank you for sharing your talents — it is quite inspiring! Congratulations on your blogaversary!! My favorites embellishments are ribbon and glitter (or tiny beads) done tastefully. ~Amy~

  • 10 Sue // Jan 27, 2010 at 8:50 am

    I love your blog and check it daily for inspiration, which you always provide! My fav embellishment is ribbon and glitter (makes a mess) but what an impact! Keep up the good work!!

  • 11 Karin // Jan 27, 2010 at 9:08 am

    I love your work and thanks for the daily inspiration! I love ribbon – any kind ๐Ÿ™‚ I also love the new felt flowers from SU! – so easy to embellish a card.

  • 12 Connie // Jan 27, 2010 at 10:08 am

    Congrats Vera, thanks for 2 years of great ideas you have shared with us. Keep up the great work. My favorite embellishment: embossing folders

  • 13 Missy // Jan 27, 2010 at 10:08 am

    I can’t believe it has been 2 years already. 2 years of wonderful cards. I look forward to seeing your creations. My favorite embellishment is rhinestone brads. I think they look so neat.

  • 14 KellyRae // Jan 27, 2010 at 1:48 pm

    Congrats to your soon-to-be TWO years of blogging. My favorite embellishment to use is actually dry embossed cardstock created with embossing folders. It’s amazing how that little bit of texture changes the look of a card.

  • 15 Mary // Jan 27, 2010 at 2:31 pm

    Congratulations on blogiversary! Love your site. Your work is beautiful.
    My favorite embellishment is ribbon. i can’t seem to make a card without it;)

  • 16 Julie M // Jan 27, 2010 at 3:46 pm

    Happy Anniversary. Congratulations on 2 years of sharing your inspiring designs with all of us. I would have to say that my favorite (or most used) accessory is ribbon. Mostly laying it flat because I mail most of my cards. I can’t put too much on a card because I want to mail it & I want it to still look beautiful when it gets there. I may be one of the last people on earth to still mail out cards on a regular basis.

  • 17 Jan B. // Jan 27, 2010 at 3:55 pm

    I really like heat embossing on my cards. People are impressed when they feel the raised effect of this technique.

  • 18 jmniffer // Jan 27, 2010 at 4:13 pm

    Congratulations on your upcoming blogaversary! I enjoy checking out your new posts to see what you have created. Lately I’ve been using ribbon and brads a lot. Thanks for the chance to win some awesome candy.

  • 19 Mary J // Jan 27, 2010 at 4:22 pm

    Hey, it’s no surprise to me that you have so many keen followers! I love your designs and look forward to [at least] another year of more inspiration!

    Oh, forgot to say my fav embellishment has definitely got to be ribbons…or Dew Drops…perhaps buttons…love my chipboard too…

  • 20 Sew-Ink // Jan 27, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    Congrats to you! I have lots of favorites but I really love using ribbon and brads. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 21 Cheryl (shestamps) // Jan 28, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    I love your blog. Happy Blogoversary! I would have to say that either flowers or ribbon are my favorite embellies.

  • 22 Cam // Jan 28, 2010 at 11:04 pm

    Congrats to you!!!! I enjoy visiting your blog. Your project is very unique and inspired. For embellishments, I would have to go with ribbon and blings.

  • 23 Mary S // Jan 29, 2010 at 12:14 am

    2 years.. that is great. I hope Big Mamma’s house is full in two yrs just as yours is. I have to say my fave are buttons & bows. Love them together.

  • 24 Christina L // Jan 29, 2010 at 9:47 am

    Happy Blogiversary!
    I love ribbon on my cards-pretty simple, I know. But I don’t thing I’ve done more than 5 cards without ribbon. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • 25 Cathy M. // Jan 29, 2010 at 10:11 am

    Congrats on your blogaversary!!!
    You have a wonderful blog and I’ve enjoyed my time spent here looking at all of your awesome creations!
    As for my favorite embellishment……I’d have to say ribbon. I have so much of it and I keep buying more!!!

  • 26 Shirley // Jan 29, 2010 at 10:42 am

    Congratulations on your Blogiversary! My fave embelly on anything has to be fabric!

  • 27 Ankhs // Jan 29, 2010 at 11:13 am

    I have only recently discovered your blog, and it is such an inspiration – I had to subscribe to receive email updates! My favorite embellishment is any kind of ribbon – one cannot have enough ribbon ๐Ÿ™‚

  • 28 Kisha // Jan 29, 2010 at 11:30 pm

    Congrats on your Blogsiversary!!
    I always enjoy your site and blog. I love your simple…clean designed cards. It is hard picking just one, but I love ribbon and build-a-brads. Build a brads can be made to match any card.

  • 29 Alison // Jan 30, 2010 at 12:42 pm

    Yea for 2 years! For sure my fav embellishment is ribbon/bows- I find it so hard to make a card without a knot or a bow on it!

  • 30 Brenda // Jan 30, 2010 at 8:55 pm

    Have been subscribed to your blog for sometime now, you showcase beautiful cards which are easy to CASE and adapt. I usually have all the items needed, nothing too way out.
    Favourite embellishment would have to be something punched and popped up on a Dimensional. Butterflies, flowers, tags, labels..

  • 31 Rachel D // Jan 31, 2010 at 3:12 am

    Congrats on your blogiversary! Ribbon is a must for me. I rack of ribbon = spools of goodness. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

  • 32 LAMoses // Jan 31, 2010 at 11:16 am

    Congradulations on your blogiversary! I don’t know if I have a favorite. I love all your work. Looking forward to seeing more in 2010.

  • 33 Michelle Benoit // Jan 31, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    Congratulations on your blogaversary!
    You have a terrific style!
    Blessings to you!

  • 34 And the Blog Candy Winner Isโ€ฆ // Jan 31, 2010 at 11:44 pm

    […] with the help of, the blog candy goes to: That would be Sue, who said: I love your blog and check it daily for inspiration, which […]