Wednesday, February 18

Blog candy is in the HOUSE!

I'm so sorry I haven't posted for so long. We've been having some computer issues recently, and I haven't had reliable computer access to post. I have a card to share, and

BLOG CANDY IS OPEN TODAY!!!!

So in case you missed the first post, I'm celebrating over 2000 hits, my birthday on the 20th, and longer days (Northern Alaska, here...we're finally coming out of the (literal) "Dark Ages"). =D First, a card.














I made this one from a SheetLoad acetate card that was part of the Ultimate Sampler pack I recently won in a blog candy at Moralia's Weblog. I was using a CPS sketch (but computer problems kept me from entering it in the challenge), some DCWV papers and Paper Temptress cardstock. The solid pink with the lacy border is called "Glimmer" and it's soooo pretty. The camera didn't capture the beauty of this cardstock. (ssshhh: you can get 1/4 sheet samples - up to six - of her paper here. Go get your samples today - just don't drool on me when you see her gorgeous stuff, ok?!?!) =D

The heart on the front and the panel of red inside the card are actually the same cardstock, but the angle of the card makes the cardstock look like a different shade. This card was rather simple, but I like the effect that clear cards give to the final product. I used my Nesties for the scalloped oval and a Martha Steward border punch.

supplies ~ acetate card: SheetLoad, cardstock: Paper Temptress, dsp: DCWV


OK, so I suppose you want to know about the blog candy, right?!?! Here's a pic:



And a list of what's here ~
Basic Grey 6x6 pad (Sultry)
2 Cuttlebug embossing folders (Birds and Swirls, Bloom Dots)
Recollections flowers w/brad centers
Recollections gemstone brads
Making Memories jumbo blossoms w/brads
2 reels of ribbon
...and a surprise! ooooo, only I know what it is - heehee!

What to do to win? Just leave me a comment saying what you are most looking forward to doing this spring. If you'd like to post a link in your blog advertising my candy, that would be great, but it's not required. This candy will close on March 1 @ 11:59 pm AKDT (-900 GMT), and the winner chosen by Random.org will be announced on March 2. One entry per person, please. I will ship worldwide. Good luck to you all!


49 paper smiles:

MoooooN said...

Hello! I've linked your candy on my sidebar under the section "Blog Candy". http://scrapmooooon.blogspot.com
This spring I'm most looking forward to admire good weather, beautiful flowers, to walk with my son with our new summer skroller...
Thanks for a chance to win!

Tanya

Lorraine A said...

Hi Cheri, beautiful card, love the way you used the acetate,it's something I rarely think of using exceot in an aperture !
What fabulous candy ! That is very generous of you :-) I will post a pic link on my blog.
Lorraine
oops forgot to say what I was looking forward to, going home to England and visiting a craft show while I am there, I've never been to one :-)

fancyscrap said...

Hi! Nice candy! This spring I'm looking forward to visit Prague with my husband.
Poster about your candy http://fancyscrap.livejournal.com/29757.html

bolha said...

Hi cheri! Great candy. This spring I´m getting married so I´m looking forward to that. :)Thanks for the chance.
x Natasha x

Moni said...

Gorgeous candy, just love to win it. I linked you on my blog!I am looking forward to go to Canarrian Island! Hugs, Moni

Teri said...

Lovely candy! Thank you for the chance to win.

We moved house last year and this year will be the first time we have had a little veggie patch! This spring, I'm looking forward to working on that :)

Teri xx

Heather said...

Congrats on hitting 2000!! I'm looking forward to spring flowers and warmer weather!

Christy Dillman said...

Spring brings the one thing my family is crazy about- baseball! My boys climb the walls until it's baseball season, my 4 year old in playing tball and itching to get outside. My DH coaches my 13 YO's team.

Love, love, love the card! I will link you up on sidebar of my blog here.

Christy- SBS #27

Littleted62 said...

Hope you have a great birthday Cheri, and thanks for offering such lovely candy. I've put it on my candy list on my blog sidebar. Oh, and I'm looking forward to spring so it will not be dark when I finish work!

Jacilynn said...

Cheri, This is such great CAndy!!! Thanks for the Chance to win and congrats on all your hits. I've linked you on my blog. Can't wait to see more beautiful cards on your blog! Stop by my blog some time.
www.jacilynndashwood.blogspot.com
Thanks!!

Linda S. said...

Hi Cheri,
I am so happy I ran on to your blog offering such yummy candy. I would link to you, except I do not have a blog. I am looking forward to the smell of Spring. When the air is warm, the ground is wet just after a rain, and Ohhh, it smells sooooo good. Thank you, Linda S. in NE

Tanc said...

Lovely candy! This spring I hope I will do some more macro photographs of bluming flowers. Last few years I didn't have any time, but this year I hope it will be different.

Jennifer said...

Happy Birthday! Happy Anniversary! HAPPY! HAPPY! :P I will link your blog candy as soon as I am done posting this comment! I hope to win some Blog Candy one of these days! :P
LOVE your cards and your blog! Chat with you soon!

ribenaruby said...

Hi there, adorable acetate card. Spring is when I try to sort out my plants, love the warmer weather, thanks for the chance,link is on my jubbly list.

JessicaK said...

Congrats on the milestone! What a way to end winter and head into spring :D. I'm really looking forward to seeing family again - am trying to set up a trip back East. Will see if I can swing it.

Cassie said...

Happy Belated Birthday! I most looking forward to get back on the river and go boating! Just waiting for the ice to crack up! Great Blog Candy!

Sunshinecoastgrl said...

Hi linked you in my blog!! I am most looking forward to digging in the dirt of course!!!Cheers to you Colleen

Diamond Doll said...

Hi Cheri, Congrats on your 2000 hits, What fab blog candy.Am off to add alink on my sidebar.
Happy Crafting
Trish (-:

Annelies said...

Hi Cheri, here's my link . It may sound weird but I'm really looking forward to some early morning walks. They are part of my birdwatching course and when the birds start singing this spring we're having some walks at 5AM to hear them. I've never done this before and I'm really curious how many I will recognize. (Not so many I'm afraid). Thanks for a chance to win! Greetings from Belgium, Annelies

Fifi (Киска) said...

Hello! This spring I'm most looking forward to spring beautiful flowers and warmer weather!
I've linked your candy on my sidebar under the section "Blog Candy".
http://fifishobby.blogspot.com/

Brenda H. said...

'Hope you enjoyed a special birthday weekend! Congrats on all the hits! Thanks for this chance to win sweet candy...how generous of you!
I love spring...especially the warm weather and signs of new life!
~Brenda H.

Pauline C said...
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Pauline C said...

Oops! I forgot to say ... what I am looking forward to this spring is seeing he new lambs in the fields :-)
Pauline x

Jilly said...

wonderful blog candy. thank you for the chance to win. What i am most looking forward to this spring is touring my lovely england with the caravan and relaxing with the children

Yvette said...

Congrats Cheri !!!

I've added a link to your wonderful celebration Candy (cuz everyone should see your beautiful work)

I recently moved from Vancouver Island, BC to Nova Scotia Canada so the biggest part I'm looking forward to with the arrival of Spring is no SNOW !!! At least the snow has gave me an excuse to spend time inside crafting...hehe

CJ'SMOMMY*KIMBERLY said...

Im looking forward to taking my son to the park and having a picnic and playing.

Michelle Vocke said...

Congratulations on hitting 2,000!

Thank you for the opportunity to win such fabulous blog candy! This spring I plan to attend as many weekend and day crops as my calendar will permit!

Abby said...

This spring I am looking forward to the DC cherry blossoms, as this is my first year here. Thanks for the chance to win!

Winged said...

Warmest congratulations from Russia!
I'm a newby in "real" scrapbooking (I made a digital ones for a pretty long time and now would like to get some new experience so began to scrap in “reality”).
I have a lot of plans on the spring: to walk at the forest with my husband and beloved 2 y.o. daughter, to learn more about scrapbooking and to make new works, to plant my favorite flowers and to enjoy life... To win at least 1 blog candy :)
Best wishes to you and enjoy the wonderful coming spring!

sassy said...

when spring is sprung i want to pick daffodils..walk in better weather ...just to see the lighter nights.. new lambs prsncing....so many things to look forward to..i love spring..will link you to my side bar http:sassy-sassyssecrets.blogspot.com
What agenerous lot of candy.......

Cathy said...

Beautiful card Cheri - great use of acetate.
Love your candy and would love to win it!!
I'm looking forward to all the spring flowers opening in the garden and the colour that we'll get.
You are linked in my sidebar.
Cathy xx

Ivolina said...

Happy birthday to you. Congratulations on the hits.
Lovely candy.
I hope the spring will come soon and I can to plant some flowers in my flowerpots on the balcony.
My link is on the right side bar in my blog http://ivolina-mycrafts.blogspot.com/

Valems said...

Hi Cheri! Gorgeous card and fabulous candy! Thanks for a chance to win. I look forward to many thing this spring, but most of all I hope to graduate from college by June. I will add the link now.
Have a great day

Vanja

Anita Hovey said...

I've linked you on my Candy Bowl at www.hoveyhut.blogspot.com

What am I most looking forward to? Not having to dress DD in her snowsuit to go to school in the morning. LOL...ok...and maybe green grass instead of snow.

Thanks for the opportunity!

Carol said...

Oooo! I love the blog candy! I don't have either Cuttlebug folder so that would be awesome!! I am looking forward to tulips and dafodils blooming. I always feel better whenever I see them. Thanks for the chance to win. Off to link you to my blog.

Christine said...

Hi Cheri great blog & cards you have, would love to win your candy so will post a link in my side bar, Spring...I'm looking forward to getting into the garden & making a start on my pots & baskets.

Christine xx

Jose said...

What a lovely blog candy!
I am looking forward to make boat trips and the warmer weather!
Greetings from the Netherlands!

sandra tomlinson said...

thank you so much for the chance to win some fabby candy, ive linked your candy in my blog candy sidebar, and become a follower,
im most looking forward to coming to the final weeks of my pregnancy and meeting my bundle of joy.
sandra xxx

chris g said...

Love your card and love your blog name. Thanks for the chance to win.

chris_gambell@msn.com

clare said...

wow what gorgeous candy you've got on offer..happy belated birthday,hope you had a fab day,and congrats on your hits.
will pop a pic & and link in sidebar for you.
right what im most looking forward is ....some better,warmer weather,lighter nights..and changing over from the dark colours on my papers to all the nice and bright ones..ready for the spring/summer cards.
thanks for the chance love clare xx

jeanie nieva said...

we only have two seasons here - summer and rainy. but spring reminds me of flowers blooming and tress growing. and that is what i look forward to. thanks for a chance to play. :)

Eve's Crafts said...

wow what fab blog candy!!! I have added your candy to my blo to help you spread the word.
Im looking forward to seeing my new nephew thats due in April.

Thanks for the chance to win

Eve

Jean said...

What fab cards! I have added your candy to my blog
Im looking forward to seeing my son in July as he lives in Thailand and haven seen him for a year!
Thanks for the chance to win

Jean

Steph said...

Hi Cheri, what lovely candy - so generous of you.
Spring - I'm looking forward to playing in the park with my little girl and taking her on woodland walks. We love trying to find all sorts of creepy crawlies and animals.
Take care x

Mouse40 said...

This spring I go to work. Before that I was with a daughter at home since she was born:)
Great blogcandy! Thanks for the chance to win!
I became a follower and posted a link on my blog:
http://mouse40.blogspot.com/2009/02/8_27.html

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Oh my goodness hunny this is such gorgeous blog candy. I would love the chance to win if thats okay. I hope you have had a good vacation!

I love the nicer weather in spring. I am fed up with the rain and the long dark nights! i also love seeing the spring bulbs blossom! Have a great day hunny. Hugs Linda x

Ladypou said...

Congrats on you hits ;) thats cool! I love you log candy :) wish i could win it. Love all you do.. keep up the great work of art :) This spring i am planning on finishing up my new scraproom. * can't wait* and i am waiting my new baby girl for june 15th. so i guess i will be relaxing as much as possible. :)) and cardmaking.. as much as i can ;))
Thanks for the chance of winning the candy , yummy!! :)
Lauretta

rowee said...

Better late than never!! Congrats on ur hits!! Pls include me in the raffle!!

This spring my DD,DH and I are going on a vacation in our province to admire the bueaty of nature

rowee

Jezz79 said...

Hello Cheri,and thanks for the chance to win this great candy. This spring´I´m looking forward to be a little bigger:-).. I am pregnant you see./Jessica from Sweden

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