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I am mother to four and my wonderful dil Lisa recently blessed us with our first grandchild. I share my life with my indulgent husband, and my love of hobbies

Tuesday, May 31, 2011


WE HAVE A WINNER!!  i couldnt copy and paste the numbers here, soo challenged as far as this technology thiny goes, but the random number generator spat out number 61.
Now i have had to go through all the commentors and find out who commented 61st and that is :
PLEASE SEE THE TOP OF MY PAGE HERE FOR THE EMAIL ME and send me your full postal details so that i can get your candy into the mail asap.
i do feel like a real shmuck since i dont have my laptop and finding my way round this home pc is totally doing my head in so i apologise for not being able to copy and paste the actual draw to this post, i do hope you will understand.

Hi all my faithfuls, yeah thats you my friends that visit and leave comments and make this whole blog worthwhile, i have been dying to get my Candy up since i hit that 500 followers mark a week or two back, but life gets int he way of all good intentions, will update you on Thursday, he he, yes me who is so bad at secrets, has a little secret up my sleeve.
This candy is for my followers and those of you that stumble across my blog and want to follow me.
1)So one of the requirements is to follow my blog:  i will be checking, lol
2)Please spread the word on your sidebar or in a little post
3) Leave a comment below so that i can find you again later.
I will, i promise to get my head around this techno thingy and figure out how to use the random org thingy so that it is fair.
One entry per person, and there will be only ONE winner! for this candy!
I will add to this candy during the running course, those will be as per my own discretion for those that i recognise as regular visitors of my blog.
Here's a list of whats up for grabs:
$10 voucher from Mo's fabulous new store:  Kindly sponsored by Mo
The following items sponsored by ME!

1 chipboard word book to alter ( FRIENDS)
Box of glimmer chips from Tattered Angels
Tim Holtz clear mosaicz
Tree house printed chipboard junior
Making memories simmer flourish chipboard
Martha Stewart floral pigment ink stack
2x pill boxes filled with various size and color flat backed pearls
Bazzill Basics flowers and flourishes template: ( to used with your rhinestones and pearls)
Pack of adhesive crystals
Basic Grey designer half pearls
Fancy pants acetate overlay
Victoria and Albert clear stamp
Inkadinkadoo clear stamp
Snag em stamp: carriage
Snag em stamp: castle
Stampies set of clear stamps: Mothers
Stampies set of clear stamps: Fathers
Bottle of stickles star dust
3 copic ciao: skin tones:  E00, E21, R20
Zig 2 way glue

Please leave a comment below and i will assign numbers to the names at the end of the month for the draw on Tuesday May 31st hopefully by Random org.
Thank you all for your support over the last two years and for all the lovely comments that make blogging a pleasure.  I will post worldwide and it shall be marked as a gift without monetary value.


  1. Hi hun x well done you on 500 followers x The blog world can be such a delight x thanks for the candy I hope you are ok for international entrys x One of the charities on my blog that I support is The Bobbi Bear Project which is in Durban south Africa, which is in your neck of the woods. I have popped your candy on mysidebar and have fingers crossed x Leigh x

  2. Hello again Paola - I am one of your newest Followers, and I shall post details of your fabulous candy in my side-bar right away! Congratulations on reaching 500 followers. Hugs, Sylvia xxx

  3. Congratulations on over 500 followers! Wow - this is an incredibly generous giveaway! I am already a follower and posted your candy on my sidebar. Thanks so much for a chance to win :)

  4. Hiya :)
    Wow congrats on hitting 500 followers,that is amazing! Thanks so much for a chance to enter for this gorgeous candy, I have added it to my sidebar.
    Fiona x

  5. Hi! thanks so much for a great candy!
    hope i'll win :-)

  6. Hi Paola, Congratulations hon, although I'm not surprised at the 500 followers, you so deserve it. Thank you for the wonderful opportunity to participate in this amazing candy. I've popped both pics on my sidebar.
    Suzi x

  7. Congrats on your 500 followers & anniversary x

    Fab candy & thanks for the chance of winning x

    hugs sally x

    PS... I have candy too ....

  8. Fantastic candy! I have been super busy trying to keep my head above water lately, so thats why I have been so quiet. Hope all is well with you.
    Hugs from the 'far East'.

  9. WOW what fantastic candy, thankyou for a chance to win. Ive just brought my 1st Snag Em stamp, they are gorgeous. Im so glad to have found your blog and become one of your 500 followers, congrats

    Kate xxx

  10. sweeet candy, thanks for the chance to win, I am crossing my fingers and my toes teehee

  11. WOW!!! What generous candy you have Paola. I don't have a blog but will share on FB. Congrats on your 500 followers.

  12. Happy 500 Followers Paola!! Congrats amd thanks so much for the chance to win all these delightful goodies ♥

  13. Hey, Paola, congrats on what now looks like 503 followers! You know that I'm one of 'em. This is an extremely yummy looking candy that you've put together. Thanks for the chance at it.

  14. Goodness, I thought I was a follower all along. Shows you what I know about that! What I do know is that you continually amaze me with the stuff that you pour out, I am alwasys delighted and impressed. Keep on going Paola, you are an inspiration to a whole bunch of people. xxxx

  15. I thought I was a follower but wasn't (!) glad thats sorted out :-). Your cards are stunning and the candy is WOW!!♥

  16. Hi Poala ... you still make lovely cards ... and your easel cake card is FABS! ... this I really love ... with the tine candles .... and your candy is stunning ... a person can play for hours ....

  17. Congratulations on reaching the 500 followers mark; you must feel very proud. GOOD FOR YOU. Thank you for all your beautiful inspiring ideas that you share with us. I love to visit your blog; there are always so much new ideas to see. Keep the good work up. I LOVE YOUR BLOG!!!

  18. Congrats Paola! Thanks for the opportunity to win such great candy! I have posted about your candy and put a link in my sidebar. You always have great inspirational work for us to look at, thank you! Hugs

  19. Hi! I’m Chantal and im a new follower. Wow what a great candy! Thank you for you generosity and chance to win all these lovely products.

  20. Well done girlfriend!! You so deserve all the followers and more, your work is always stunning! What's the secret you're hiding, don't keep us in suspense rofl! Thanks for the fab candy. Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

  21. Hi Paola! Thank you so much for entering my Maggie Blog Candy :) I've come to see what's up and discovered that you also have candy lol! I'd love to be in the draw...

    I know that I've seen your work as we play around are quite amazing!!! I look forward to drinking in some awesome inspiration you provide! I am now officially following you : )

    Have a wonderful week ♥
    Love n hugs,

  22. HI Paola, I am one of your new followers and I am godsmacked by the amount of detail you manage to get into your fabulous cards. really inspirational. I have put a post on my my blog mentioning you blog candy. Thanks for the great creative inspiration. Hayley

  23. Congratulations on hitting the 500 followers mark Paola, glad to be one of them 'cos your inspiration is not to be missed !! I will put your candy on my blog and thank you for giving us the chance to win some amazing candy !!

    Hugs, sandra xx

  24. Hi Woman! You know I'm a follower! Thanks for the heads up on the BC!!!


  25. Congratulations! I'm new to this blogging thing, so I have only a few followers!
    Wow! What a great chance to win some terrific supplies! I'll keep my fingers crossed that I'm the winner!!! :o)
    Happy Day!

  26. Hi there Paola. Congrats on all the followers! Fabulous giveaway...Someone sure is going to be really lucky. I've just added a link to my sidebar and I've been a follower of your for some time now. Thanks for the chance
    Hugs, Rosalee

  27. Hi Paola
    Am not surprised you have so many followers , your work is fab.x

  28. Hey there sweetie! Congrats on your 500 follower! Not a big surprise to me! There are so many beautiful things on your blog to make people come by and come back:)
    I remember last time we were supposed to guess your age:) Glad I don't have to do this
    Have a happy week darlin'!
    Hugs, Iulia

  29. Wow... congratulations on the 500 followers... hard work pays off... and your cards are filled with hard work and love....

    thanks for being so sharing... this is really a wonderful prize...
    ps will add your candy to my blog

  30. Hi Paola!
    Congratulations on your 500 followers! Your Blog is really an inspiration to me! Thank you so much for giving us a chance to win all of this, this is big!!
    Have a blessed day!

  31. Congratulations, Paola - may the next 500 come in RECORD time! You're an awesome crafter, a legend and an inspiration to me! I love visiting your blog. I spread the word in a post on my blog here :
    Luv n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    South Africa

  32. Wow! 500 followers... and an incredible giveaway. Thanks!

  33. Wow, so happy to have found your blog. Your work is stunning. I am a new follower. Thanks so much for the opportunity to win this gorgeous candy. I have added it to my sidebar.

    I am having a candy giveaway as well.
    Thanks Again

  34. Sweet candy! Thanks so much for the chance to win! I am now a faithful follower, and also linked your blog in an article I wrote on my blog. I'm new at blogging and just started last week, but hope to have over 500 followers too one day! AWESOME! Stop by and say HI if you get a chance!


  35. Congratulations Paola.... 500 followers! Quite a milestone. Will share your candy on my blog Hope I'm lucky! Have a fab day.

  36. Hi Paola, congratulations on your 500 plus followers, not surprized, your work is fantastic, soon you will be hitting 1000, you are so talented. I haven't been able to follow your blog this past week (health reasons) so have just enjoyed the past 1/2 hour looking at your last few creations, stunning. I've left comments for each for this past week, don't know if you go back and read the comments on the older work. Paola I don't have a blog so not sure if I may go into the draw for the fantastic candy you offering, hope I can. It would be amazing to win all those lovely goodies, we don't see goodies like that were I am even deeper in darkest africa than you are lol. Have a super week Engie xxx

  37. Congratulations on 5oo followers!! I just started my own blog, and cannot fathom having that many!! I am now a follower and will add your candy to my blog! Thank you for the opportunity, and I look forward to being able to do this one day!!

  38. What a lovely candy dear!
    Thank you a lot for a chance to win!
    i`m your follower and put the link on my blog`s sidebar!


  39. Paola, firstly congrats on reaching such a milestone!! Secondly, your work is always such an inspiration, and thirdly... you always have such great candy... This is wonderful. It will fit in perfectly among my other stash...
    Love Mel

  40. Congratulations on a fabulous blog!I'm lucky to have stumbled across it during an evening of blopping!I'm now following and look forward to the inspiration.I'm linking to my sidebar as we speak!

  41. I am very glad i just stumbled across your blog! your work is very inspiring! Thank You for the chance to win your candy!
    Just posted your candy on my side bar!
    Hugs Kobie

  42. Hi Paola,
    I'm not surprised that you have more than 500 followers. Your Easel Cake card is simply to die for !!! I love your tutorials too. Amazing projects and super amazing creativity !! I'm sure to return for more !! Oh and that candy is simply "out-of-this-world" !!!! What do I do to get that !!!!!!!! Its super awesome !!!
    Naush from Dubai.

  43. Congratulations on reaching 500 followers my friend. Your creations are amazing. Your talents are endless. You're such and inspiration to me and I am so enjoy learning new techniques from you. May the next 500 come quickly. You are so generous ... what wonderful candy you have on offer. hugs Sharon

  44. This is a very generous candy, thankyou so much for a chance to win it and congrats on all the followers reached.xx

  45. Congrats on the 500+ Followers! Thanks for the chance to win your awesome candy....I've posted this on my blog sidebar.

  46. Hi Paola

    Congrats on your 500+ followers. You have a super blog candy. I'm a follower for a while now but I don't have a blog. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to win.

    Have a nice weekend

  47. hello, Paola
    congrats on reaching 500 followers! You deserve it!
    I'll spread the word on the sidebar of my blog and I'm now your follower!!
    Thanks for giving away such yummy goodies :)

    sending best wishes

  48. I know I know!

    Fabby candy sweetie ;))

  49. Congrats on all your followers! I just found my way to your blog, via the wonderful card you entered into our "More than one fold" FFF challenge this time! Fab blog - can't wait to se more of your paper creations! Of course, I let myself tempt to enter your candy - thank you for the chance! :)

    Happy Sunday!

  50. Amazing Candy and thanks for the chance to win such sweet stash hugs Nikki C

  51. Hi Paola, 500 followers already!! That's super and congratulations! Thus candy you are offering just 'has to' come my way as it is such a gob-smacking bundle of goodies! Thanks! On my way to post your candy on my side bar.

  52. hi paola, i was just on paper craft planet,and at mo's i saw your card, woooowwwwwiee that a beautiful card , looking furder on your blog its looks stunning, ,iam now a follower,and a great candy thamks for this change to win al those goodies , keep my fingers crossed , hugs christa,

  53. OMGosh!
    what's a pretty and big candy! thank you for the opportunity! fingers crossed!!!


  54. Congratulations on reaching 500 followers!
    Great giveaway! I linked it on sidebar
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Hugs. Larisa. xxx

  55. Congratulations on hitting 500 followers. wow!
    I am already a follower of your lovely blog.
    Awesome blog candy. Thanks for a chance to win.
    Hugs Maz

  56. Hello Paola, gorgeous candy!!! Thank you for the opportunity to win. I post this candy in my sidebar and I'm your followers about long time.

  57. This is a very generous candy, thankyou so much for a chance to win

  58. Blimey! You sure know what a girl wants! I'm glad I found your blog - you make fantastic things! Thank you for letting us play; I've become a follower and posted on my blog (

  59. Hello Paola! Now, you have 533 followers. What a great number! Congratulations :-)
    Thank you for the chance to win!
    I return, I invite you to my blog candy:


  60. I just started blogging a month ago and really love it,, stumbled across ur blog today... and i'm sure I'll be back,,, i would so love a chance at winning this wonderful candy..

    Claudia W,

  61. Hi Paola!
    539 followers - it's not surprise. You have awesome works and beautiful blog.
    Awesome candy!
    Thanks for the chance to win this beauty!
    I'm your follower and really want to be the lucky winner :) Linked candy on my blog.


  62. Congratulation!!! I have subscribe to your blog...
    didn't see a follower post on your sidebar...I've posted this on my sidebar as well....thank you for the chance to win...

  63. thanks for the chance to win this wonderful candy. I posted the link on my candy sidebar. I am a new follower but I could not see the followers pictures gadget too.

  64. Gracias por la oportunidad de ganar ya lo agrege a la barra lateral

  65. Congratulations Paola on all of your followers. I am a new follower of yours. So glad I found you. Your site is Beautiful. Love your name!!! My small town is named Paoli.
    Would just Love to win your giveaway!!! Thank you so much for the chance.:0)
    cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

  66. Wow congrats on hitting 500 followers,that is amazing! Thanks so much for a chance to enter for this gorgeous candy. I have added it to my sidebar.Hugs Ewa

  67. I congratulate!500 followers-it is steep!
    Thank you very much for possibility, will drive suddenly!

  68. Gratulacje :D Thanks for chance :D

  69. Hi Paola!
    Congratulations on your 500 followers!
    I've become a follower and posted on my blog

  70. Hi Paola! Congrats on now 546 followers =) I'm a new follower and really loving your creations so far. Thanks for allowing your visitors to celebrate such an amazing accomplisment with you. Keep up the great work. Cheers!

  71. Wow, A fab blog, love your style of cards.
    I have now become a follower as would like to keep up to date with your card posts.
    Claire x

  72. I'm a new follower ! (:
    And i placed it a pic on the left sidebar of my blog:

    Thanks for the great candy!
    ejhtan at gmail dot com

  73. Hi Paola
    I can't believe that I nearly missed your Candy!!!! Congratulations on all your followers. Thanks for the chance to win some yummy goodies.

    Hope to chat soon !!!!


  74. Hello Paola
    I have been following your blog for some time now. I love the way you colour with copics and wish I could do the same. Thanks for the chance to see all your wonderful cards.
    Sandra Kingswell

  75. What a great candy!!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Here is a link to my blog:

    Hugs from Israel,

  76. Awesome candy! Thanks for giving me the chance to win! I look forward to follow you, and here's my blogpost:


  77. Hi <paola, thanks for all these gifts. It's on my blog :

  78. Сongrats to lucky CHANTAL!!!!
    Thanks Paola for the chance to win :)


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