|From Di of Pixie's Playground|
I have been blogging for more than 5 years and the generosity of the crafting community and bloggers especially never ceases to amaze me!
Let me shout a big Thank you to...
- Di from Pixie's Snippets Playground : Di hosts weekly Linky party at her site and she takes the trouble to single-handedly visit each crafter and leaves such encouraging words on their posts. She selects and features super gorgeous projects each week and always has some amazing prize on offer . You have to tell her if you want to win a prize that week or not.....I confess I unashamedly want to win a prize each week!! The super gorgeous Sizzix stamp- die set shown above was a prize I won during her 200th Challenge celebration!! And I sooo loved the cute card she sent me...I am a big sucker for handmade cards!! I urge you to link up your creations each week to Di's Playground...its one of the most friendly Challenge sites in blogland!
- Monika Reek
|From Monika Reek|
Ooh girl I dont know if you are crazy or not to take the trouble to send me all this stuff all the way from Germany but big big hugs!!
Paper crafting is a budding industry in India and Karuna 's passion for crafting made her open her craft store Lulupu.She so generously sponsors and hosts monthly Challenge and I was voted winner in the 3 D Challenge with my 3 D pinning pop up ball. The picture shows the beautiful prize she sent me!! Thank you so much Karuna for providing Indian crafters with a platform to showcase our Paper-crafting skills and encouraging us to excel!
Devika is a blogger friend who also started a craft store to help fill the lacunae in getting craft material in India. She writes long eloquent letters to me and is super good for my ego as she praises me like anything!! I was so touched when one day a parcel arrived with all the lovely die cuts shown above....I am hoarding each bit like crazy as I cant bring myself to use them up!!And yeah she said some of them are for my daughter but wicked lady that I am I am grinning that my daughter has forgotten about these beauties!!...that way I get to hoard them longer!
Diana hosts an extremely popular linky party each month in addition to RAK's and weekly themed Challenges on her blog. She also has a shop selling cute gorgeous crafty items. She so generously sent me all these stuff when I was lucky enough to win her linky party one month. I urge you to link up your creations at Diana's site...she is one of the most friendliest souls in blogland and now has a bunch of equally friendly DT many of whom are my friends!
Pamelia is someone I am literally in awe of....her mixed media creations are simply mind-blowing...one can sit and stare at every inch of her creations so be sure to drop by her blog if you havent! The lovely stuff you see above were won during her generous giveaway and she sent me all these stuff all the way from Canada! Pamelia is so generous is sharing her crafty secrets and I looove that she comments on her blogger friends blogs and encourages us no end....Thank you so much Pamelia !
I love dies and always drool over the gorgeous die cuts my fellow crafters use. In India we only have access to buy the limited variety of dies the handful of sellers here sell so it was dreamy to win gorgeous Poppystamps dies which are not available in India ! I won the dies shown above in 3 separate occasions...twice during new release hops and once as a lucky winner during the poppystamps monthly Challenge .I also want to specially thank Poppy stamps DT Jeanne Jachna for seamlessly coordinating sending me the prize all the way to India all 3 times!
|From Diana of DL Art|
- Marianne Designs
- Pamelia Johnson
|From Poppy Stamps|
|Designs by Ryn|
I urge you to play at ModSquad Challenges...they have unique Challenges and the DT do take care to visit your blog and choose top 3s and they have gorgeous prizes on offer too!
Now this present has a story which you may find heartwarming ! Like most bloggers I too have blogger friends I regularly visit and one day I casually visited my talented blogger pal Pooja and noticed her creation had been shortlisted at Scrappin4fun Challenges and needed "votes" to win. Well I do love to support my blogger friends in whatever small way and so yes I went ahead and voted for her! Later I came to know that I had won a prize just for voting!! How cool is that and quite crazy! I confess when the prize arrived in the mail with a "Swiss postage" I had a hard time recollecting why I was sent it till I read the note attached!
I was lucky enough to win this gorgeous stamp set designed by my blogger friend Deepti [ she actuallydesigns her own stamp line...isnt that amazing!]from the Stamplorations blog. And I loved the fact that the owner of the shop Shery took the extra trouble to add a hand written note...isnt that sweet!Thank you so much Shery!
- Shalini Mittal of Crafters Corner
- Shilpa Kenia of Shilpi
- Vishakha Mittal
- Sharada of HappyMomentz
- Bangalore Crafters
And to all my readers and blogger friends....Thank you so much for all the wonderful visits and comments you leave on my blog....it means so much to me!