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August Follower Giveaway



This is a little recycled paper journal I made a few months back with my Bind It All machine. All the journals I make are one of a kind. I can never bring myself to repeat what I made. Sometimes I have a hard time with giving my stuff away. I know I can't hoard it all forever, but when it is gone to a new home, it is gone. So I don't take my giveaways lightly. It is bitter sweet, while I want to hang on to everything I make, I am happy that my artwork is going somewhere, to be used and appreciated.

My goodness, I am up over 700 on the followers list! That is astounding to me, humbling too.

Today there is only one winner of this journal. And using the trusty random generator I would love to give it to.....

Jayne of the blog A Novel Novelist who lives in the UK.

Thank you for being a part of my blog. I will contact you by email to your your address :)

And thank you for everyone else too. You make this a blog worth keeping up.


sometimes a slice of cake is just what you need

24 comments:

  1. It's beautiful! Congratulations to the lucky winner! ♥

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  2. What a gorgeous journal and a sweet little slice of cake! Congrats to the lucky winner.
    Seems I am opposite. Sometimes I can only create for a certain purpose which is usually to give away or swap.

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  3. Great giveaway! Congratulations Jayne! Shona just a note the book arrived! Thank you and I appreciate you signing it aw well.
    Debbie

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  4. Lucky girl!! Shona...you are changing my artistic life:) So happy to follow your blog and have your book!!

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  5. 'your blog is beautiful, you are a generous person. Love that you share a piece of yourself through your artwork.

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  6. make sure you have a slice of cake your self. Thank you for such an inspiring blog. EE

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  7. what a lovely journal. no wonder it is hard to part with. i know what you mean.

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  8. Lovely little journal and great cake piccie! Have a wonderful weekend x

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  9. The notebook is darling!

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  10. Congratulations to Jayne!!!

    And I love the picture at the end. What a beautiful smiling face behind that delicious looking chocolate cake!

    Have a great weekend,
    jj

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  11. It's not hoarding, it's saving. That's my story and I'm sticking to it!

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  12. Oh, I know about having a hard time to give away the things one created. It's also that "fear" that they won't be loved enough. So many people take e.g. cards (even handmade ones) for granted and throw them out right after the occasion. At one time, I heard about a woman who didn't even OPEN the letters with cards... Since then I only give away cards to people who really like them...

    Hugs,
    Birgit

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  13. I love your blog! That cake looks incredible and the picture is simply beautiful in capturing the sweet innocence of childhood. Thank you for sharing that! Also, I have to apologize because I left my info on the blog directory area, but I pasted in the wrong link. Oops! I did not mean to do that! If you can delete the first comment / link and use the second comment as the correct one, I would so appreciate it! Thank you again for sharing all the beauty with us! Rebecca

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  14. love that photo..reckon she wants all that cake!! like your blog header too

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  15. thank you folks :) I love hearing from you all.

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  16. Oh Shona! I am SO happy to have won, I cannot believe it!! Thank you so much - I was having a bit of a rubbish day but now it is bright and cheerful - yeay! Picture me doing the Snoopy Dance of Happiness. My email is jayneferstATyahoo.com - looking forward to hearing from you! :)

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  17. Mmmm, that cake looks delicious!

    I love reading your blog, and seeing your pictures. You are so creative!

    If you have time, I have a new linky party and I would love it if you checked it out. It's called "Small Treasure Tuesdays" feel free to link up one of the many treasures in your life!

    http://mythoughtsandtreasures.blogspot.com/2010/08/small-treasure-tuesdays_10.html

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  18. what an adorable photograph of your daughter with the cake...just delicious!

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  19. Everything with a piece of cake is much better!

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  20. Hi Shona,

    These days I busy to save stuff on my computer and thus came across your sweet notes again -- definitely something I saved right away. :)

    Thanks so much again for your wonderful book which inspires me in so many ways. :) I also love to visit your blog -- a big thanks for updating it so often and allowing us all a glimpse into your life. You rock, Shona!

    Hugs,
    Birgit

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  21. love the little book...great photo too...xxx

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  22. Congrat on have over 700 followers. It is hard to give our artwork, but it's wonderful that you do.

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  23. I gave your blog an award! Here's the link:

    http://mythoughtsandtreasures.blogspot.com/2010/08/blog-awards-are-treasures.html

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  24. Cute Annie! I wish I could give her a hug! (this is one of my favorite shots of her...she is one of the happiest little girls I've ever known.)

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