4.5.12

Top 3, Winnings and Blogging thrills

Blogging is fun, often addicting and a fantastic way to get a thrill now and then ! Well how is blogging thrilling you may ask ??
  • It is thrilling to discover a new blog to follow
  • It is thrilling to discover a tutorial to something you think is stunning!
  • It is thrilling to drop in to a blogger friends' blog and see an inspirational creation!
  • It is always thrilling to open your dashboard and see a comment.
  • It is so thrilling to see you have a new follower!
  • It is so thrilling to see a cherished project came top 3.
  • It is thrilling to be invited to do a guest DT post or project.
  • It is thrilling to win a challenge or a hop or a giveaway!
  • But the most thrilling and heartwarming feeling is when we get a handmade card from a friend !!
Thank You Tejal, Beckie and Shelly for the wonderful cards you sent me!!
Sharing snaps of some of my winnings .
I won these amazing crafty goodies at the Pie Lane challenge and all these gifts were sent to me with a lovely butterfly textured card by my dear friend Tejal
Pie Lane Gifts and Tejals Card
Beckie is a talented blogger friend and I drop in at her blog regularly and often comment on her gorgeous projects often without realizing a giveaway or a hop is underway.I won twice at her blog recently.The first was this gorgeous Sticker maker.We dont get such stuff here in India and my daughter was so excited she wanted to convert every thing into stickers!!Beckie's card is so delicious!! Thank You Beckie!
Xyron Sticker Maker from Beckie
My 2nd win at Beckie's blog was a $25 gift voucher to   Paper Piecings by Nikki. Nikki has some amazing paper piecing images and I had a tough time choosing.
Paper Piecing By Nikki
I haven't done much vintage style craft or stamping due to lack of easily available craft supplies so I was thrilled to win this from Lilbee boutique.
From Lilbee Boutique
My friend Shelly had a giveaway at her blog and I was so lucky to win this card kit-- just look at those yummy flower shaped buttons and her card is just amazing with all the texture !!!
Card Kit from Shelly
Also won a 500Rupee ItsyBitsy Gift Voucher for being an Active Member on IndianCraftRoom.[Still not spent it!]
I love recycling as my regular blogger friends know and I was thrilled when 2 of my recycling projects came top 3 at challenges.
Punchart Animals 
The Punchart Animals Recycled Photoframe came top 3 at Oldie but a Goldie Garden/Farm theme challenge
Top 3 badge

Recycling Craft
 This doll house project came top 3 in 4 challenges!
Won at Crafty Mess Challenge Blog
won Top Sister at SISTERHOOD TOP SISTER  AWARD in the recycling challenge
Top Pick at Tip Top Tuesday Spotty Dotty Challenge

Top 2 Pick at Use it Tuesday

So this post was just my way of sharing thrills I get from blogging....Do share in what ways you find blogging fun and thrilling !

52 comments:

  1. You're very talented. Don't forget you were also featured last week at Fantabulous Cricut for your awesome cascading tutorial- Congrats!
    Holly :-)

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    1. Thank You Holly yes I did forget that bit---being featured is thrilling!

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  2. WAOH lovely!!!!!!!! blogging is thrilling but sonia seeing all this is more thrilling......... feast to the eyes:) gr8 going!!

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  3. Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh my God .Lots of prizes. You deserve them all. Now use them in this vacation with your sweet little creative master and post them.

    Congratulation dear.

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  4. congrats on all the wins, your one lucky Lady!!!
    Paula

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  5. I think you covered all the fun thrills, with the exception of two things. Blogging is thrilling when you are able to connect with others that have the same passion as you and may live on the opposite side of the Earth. I am also thrilled to see my friends win such fabby prizes and to be honored with, well deserved, Top Project picks! Happy for all your fun you have shared Blend! Hugz!!!!
    :O)
    Jessica S

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  6. Congrats for winning so many goodies...yup..can´t imagin life without blogging.Everyday you learn something new and get to see other crafter´s wonderful creations.

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    1. Yes Archana everyday we do learn something new!

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  7. dealing n struggling with health problems,away from home, away from kids,away from crafting,away from crafting stuff,away from my desk top,away from my wi- fi................every thing is horrible ,but viewing your post relaxed me.congrats on every sucess.don't know how much time it will take to post........awaeeee with reliance plug on.but really very happy to see your post.great wish to join challenge ,but can't .leaving all behind congrats again.
    megha
    http://www.meghanuj01.blogspot.in/

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    1. Oh Megha hope everything normalizes real soon for you!

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    2. Yes Jessica making BLENDS and cherishing those we have is the BEST thing about blogging!

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  8. you listed them all Dr. blogging and crafting is also therapeutic for me. you should try your luck with the lottery :) because I've seen you won a few prizes before too.

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    1. Ha Ha Helen I have never tried the lottery!

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  9. Doc.. This is so amazing.. congratulations on all your wins.. You truly truly deserve all the accolades. Love the enthusiasm with which you participate and create.. Prisha of course I think s a major motivational factor too.. Now enjoy all he goodness.. And many congratulations on your wins and top 3s,... You totally totally totally deserve them.. :)

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    1. Yes Khush my kiddo appreciates and criticises generously.Nowadays she makes punchcraft flowers!!!

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  10. Oh Great Sonia..How Lucky! Now I need some awesome supplies like these for making cool cards...haha..really!

    Check my newest post of Quilling Card for Mothers day :)
    Khadija's Creative Mind Blog

    Thanks!

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  11. Sonia
    Well deserved congratulations!!!
    You make some gorgeous projects.
    Myrna

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  12. Wow, congrats dearie. Keep up the gd. works. Ur works really inspire us a lot.

    Hugs
    Sudha
    sudha-kalra.blogspot.in

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  13. Well deserved are your wins & goodies. Always look forward to seein what you create next.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  14. Congrats Dr. on these wins..yes u said it right blogging gives so much - wins, prizes, thrils, friends, encouragement and improvement in crafting. Its always wonderful and learn something new by stopping at your blog !! Congrats..u deserve them all !!

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  15. wow... congrats dear...i am really thrilled to see this mail of yours.... really love blogging,....enjoy ur goodies...

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  16. Wow...great stuff.And well deserved wins.happy to see this post.

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  17. congrats for so many awards.u deserve them.may more come

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  18. Well, you've certainly been fortunate to win all these wonderful goodies. And, no surprise about the top 3 wins and GDT positions. Your talent shows!!!

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  19. Congrats,you deserve your prises.I'm happy for you!

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  20. Such a fun fun posting! I agree- it is fun to connect with Bloggers all over the world and share inspiration for our crafting! You are one lucky lady in all of your winnings- in America, we have the lottery where you buy tickets and can be lucky to win lots of $$$- like in the millions! In the USA, I would say you should buy a lottery ticket!!! So nice to have you stop by my blog- and it is a pleasure to know you in blog world- and always a delight to stop by and see what you are up to!

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    1. Ha Ha I think I should buy a lottery ticket Shelly!!

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  21. You absolutely deserve all praises and rewards ! Your ideas are priceless!

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  22. Congratulations! Enjoy your crafting goodies. I love the way you summed up why we all do this.

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  23. how lucky and loved you are!!! such fun toys to play with!

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  24. Love your blog always and agree about the thrills. :)

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  25. Congratulations!

    I love their work!

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  26. congratulations on all those wins. You got some really great prizes there.
    It doesn't surprise me at all that your projects got top 3. You always come up with the most creative things

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  27. wow wow Sonia..it looks like you have hit a jackpot..so many goodies from around the world..am so jeleaous ;)
    Also you have nailed down the points that makes blogging thrilling perfectly..i agreed with all of them!

    cheers
    lavina

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  28. WOO HOO Congratulations Sonia on your candy wins and project recognition so well deserved!! Love you summing up of why we blog it truely is thrilling, have a lovely weekend, take careX:)

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  29. You deserve ALL those winnings Sonia! You truly are one of a kind crafter! I wish many many more people discover your blog and benefit from it :)

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  30. congrats Dr Sonia on your various wins and all those points that you state which make blogging so exciting is true for every Blogger i guess ....its the thrill of new as well getting accolade from someone you always look up to which makes blogging such an unique experience...i think i have made more friends blogging than when in school or college!!!!
    By the way i am so "J " to see so many goodies.....i know you will surely enjoy them :)

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  31. Congratulations on all your wins Sonia....your really have some great prizes. You have such a talent for recycling, so many fabulous ideas....I love visiting:)

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  32. wow Sonia.. Congrats..

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  33. ¸¸.º°❤ Olá, amiga!
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    Bom fim de semana!
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil

    ¸.•°`♥✿⊱╮
    °º✿ ¸.•°`

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  34. Hi! I really like the way you listed all the blogging thrills. Absolutely true!
    Congratulations on all your achievements. They were surely well deserved.

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  35. Woohoo.. way to go Doc :))))

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  36. Dr. Sonia--this is so wonderful!! Congrats on the titles and prizes!! :) You do fantastic work! Thank you for sharing! :)

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  37. Congrats Sonia...you are always a delight to visit with your creative recycles and talent !!

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  38. Sonia....I agree with all the thrills of blogging....so true, everyone of them! You have one some awesome prizes and made a ton of wonderful friends, making new friends is the biggest thrill of all :) glad to call you one of my "blend's", so grateful you pop by to leave me love on my projects, as a fellow recycler ;) I love to see what you come up with too :) ty have a great week Sonia, and fun with all your goodies!

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  39. I am so happy to see all your recent wins and accolades, you are truly one of the loveliest bloggers around! I love blogging and it never ceases to amaze me that I can get inspiration from all around the world! I have just done my first 'Guest DT' spot and I was so proud to be asked! It was a real thrill. I also love blogging because my daughter and I often craft together and I am proud to be able to post her work on my blog until she gains enough confidence to start her own! Thank you for everything you share with us Sonia xx

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  40. Wow!!!! So lucky to have these many gifts and goodies:) Congrats Sonia! I wish you to achieve more and more on your craft skills and make more thrills ;)

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  41. Way to go!!!!congrats on your wins n thrills,i agree with you:)

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  42. From Sonia to Sonia
    Feel so happy my friend when I see you WIN, wow!.. YOU made beautiful projects. I wish you Good Luck!.. continue with your creativity.
    Hugs, Sony

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  43. Thanks so very much for the recognition!!!! I super appreciate you, Dr. Sonia. I was so very happy to hear that you and your precious princess enjoyed the sticker maker.

    Hugs!!

    Be blessed, Beckie

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  44. Wow thats soo soo cool.. Just by reading your post, thrills me.. Can understand how it feels to win all these.. U have a wonderful talent of creating new things.. N u deserve these.. Wishin u more success in all ur work.. Congrats again dear.. :-)

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