Thursday, February 10, 2011

A Few Things and a Giveaway :)

Good Morning All!!  I have a few things to announce and then it is on to the giveaway :)

First, If you are quilting-a-long with us keep getting that fabric together.  Last I heard everyone needs a few more days to gather fabric.  I think I will start the cutting instructions on Monday.  If that won't work for you just send me an email :)

Second, Voting for the Love Nest Contest begins at Gen X Quilters today.  If you get a chance, head on over and cast your vote for your favorite.  :)  This was my entry.  Anne Marie has done a great job lining this all up and I am sure she would appreciate everyones support by voting for your favorite :)

 

Third, I know I haven't posted any Block-A-Palooza blocks recently and that's because I haven't made any.  I am a little behind, but never fear, I will get caught up and post them soon :)

Okay, On to the giveaway.  I have to say, I am major blown away!!!!  I just closed the 300 follower giveaway 2 1/2 weeks ago and yesterday (or the day before possibly) Happy Quilting made it to 400 followers!!!  Yippee Skippee!!!  I just can't begin to explain how excited and happy I am that there are so many people out there interested in my little quilting corner of the web :)

So, to say Thank you, we are going to have another giveaway!!!  I thought I would do something a little different since we just had a fabric giveaway.  Remember my amazing friend that designed my blog??  We'll she also makes cards!!! Amazing, creative, adorable, original cards!!!!  She recently moved (Le sigh for me) and was cleaning out some of her card stash and was kind enough to give them to me.



So I thought I would share :)  Up for grabs is a set of amazing handmade, adorable cards :)  And since we are celebrating 400 followers we will have 4 winners!!!  So, on to the nitty gritty.



Since this is a follower giveaway celebration you have to be a follower to win.  So if you are a follower just leave me a comment.  Anything will do :)

If you are not a follower, simply click on the Follow button either on the left hand column of the blog or on the navigation bar on the top of the blog.  After doing that just leave a comment.  Anything will do :)

I will end the giveaway on the evening of the 17th and announce the 4 winners on Friday morning, the 18th :) (oh, and just FYI, I will be checking to make sure you are following, it's only fair :)   Good Luck and Happy Quilting!!!  
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80 comments:

  1. The cards are gorgeous! I'm always looking for a good card, and this would do the trick. Congrats on 400 :) (I follow on GFC)

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  2. Congratulations on reaching 400 followers! I don't know how you do it - life is so busy, I can't imagine keeping up with a blog, quilting, and all the other things that life throws your way. But I really appreciate it - your posts give me ideas for my many crafty endeavors (I don't quilt - yet - but I take some of these ideas and use them to embellish my own stuff). It's so fun to create - isn't it?!!

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  3. Oh my Goodness those cards are adorable, she is very talented, as a quilter who came from scrapbooking background, these are amazing, 4 very lucky winners!!

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  4. Yea on 400 followers. Thanks for the chance

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  6. I'm following :)
    and congrats on reaching "400"
    Have a happy sewing day
    Marta

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  7. I'm already a follower!
    What a talented friend you have!
    Thanks!

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  8. By Monday I will be ready to cut/and sew! I love this give away. We can be fabriced to death! I think these unique' cards are just spectacular - I love to send handmade cards, they are sew much more special. - already a follower. Thank you and your friend.

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  9. Want the cards. Love the quilts.

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  10. 400 followers is a wonderful milestone! Congratulations! Yes, I am a follower :)

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  11. WOW - 400! Congrats! Your entry in GenX is one of my fave MBS recipes.

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  12. I'm an old follower, again! Congrats on 400 followers! :)

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  13. Congrats on 400 followers. I'm a follower too. What a great giveaway.

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  14. Thanks so much for the chance to win these, I like to make my own cards too but it's always nice to see other peoples creations. I am a follower already.

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  15. 400!! Wow, how cool. Good for you! I would love to win some handmade cards. I used to make them but since I started quilting I have not touched very much paper. LOL!

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  16. I'm always scrambling to make a card because I appreciate handmade so much more than store-bought. THANKS for the chance!

    and I already follow :)
    ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  17. Those cards are so cute! :) I am always trying to make my own cards, but alas, that is NOT where my talents lie. *L* I just love one of a kind cards. :) Thank you for the chance to win such a great giveaway. :)

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  18. I love your blog and the creative ideas you share! Those cards are so cute!

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  19. Look at you go. Keep up the good work and just think, in a few weeks you can do this again. :) Thanks for letting me follow.

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  20. I'm a follower. I love hand made cards. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  21. Hi Melissa. Lovely giveaway. I love handmade cards. A friend wanted me to go to card/scrapping classes but I can't start another hobby (too many ufo"s)
    I am already a follower. :)
    sandangels1945@hotmail.com

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  22. 400! That is so cool! I love your blog...because its so real and you often make me laugh. Thanks!!!!

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  23. Four Hundred followers is awesome.....congrats.

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  24. I'm a follower and am very excited to get started on your quilt along. Come on Monday!=)

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  25. Love the cards. I'm already a follower.

    Thanks,

    Billie

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  26. I'm a follower plus am subscribed to your email subscription. Those cards look amazing. thanks for the giveaway and congrats on the number of followers.

    vburr at charter dot net

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  27. Wonderful giveaway! BTW voted fr yr amazing quilt and always following you ;)xoxo

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  28. I'm a follower, and I'll go vote for u right after this!

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  29. I'm a follower, and 400 congrats!!!

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  30. Fun cards! Congrats on making the big 4-0-0.

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  31. Great cards and I love your quilt.

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  32. Congratulations on your 4th Century of followers. Well done. I always enjoy your blog.

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  33. Hi melissa...I am a follower and a fellow contestant in the Gen X Love Nest quilt contest. Your quilt is beautiful. I hope I am lucky enough to win.
    please check out my blog

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  34. What a fun giveaway! the cards are lovely!! thanks for sharing - i am a follower

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  35. I love handmade cards - they are the best to give and to get. I am a regular follower. Congratulations on 400 followers!! Quite an achievement!!
    Your quilt is beautiful - good luck!!

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  36. Congrats on 400 followers. The cards are very pretty.

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  37. I love home made cards! Congrats on 400 followers. I am a follower.

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  38. I'm so HAPPY to be a HAPPY QUILTING follower! :)

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  39. What a great idea for a giveaway - everyone can use note cards! Thanks for the chance

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  40. Cute cards! I'm impressed you are actually willing to part with some of them!

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  41. I follow you in my Google Reader. Those are very cute cards!
    laurawilson25@hotmail.com

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  42. I've been following you in Google Reader for a while now, but I clicked on the FOLLOW button and got myself added officially I guess. I have my fabric and I'm ready for your quilt along! And I have a friend doing it too :) I"m very excited! Thank you for the inspiration - it will be a fun project and I love the pattern.

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  43. Those cards are adorable. I would love to win a few.

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  44. I'm a follower :) and thanks for the chance to win the cards. Have a grand day - Laurie

    llsbaskets at comcast dot net

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  45. Weeeeoo! darling cards and have pleaded my case to your designer, my blog definitely needs the Cute It Up level of deliciousness.

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  46. So cute. Thanks!! joleehamlin [at] comcast [dot] net

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  47. I too am a new follower, also a new quilter. Making quilts as gift for family members, and these beautiful cards would be a nice addition.

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  48. Lovely! Thanks for sharing them. ")

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  49. Congrats on 400 followers. The cards are great and I'd love to win some of them.

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  50. ooh! I'm a follower! These cards are so lovely!

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  51. Congratulations Melissa!

    I couldn't believe this, as I was reading down to your rules,,,I had already clicked to follow your blog, just because you are a quilter,,and I love quilting too. I haven't made any in a few yrs,,,but I do love it!

    Thank you so much for such a wonderful giveaway and sharing your wonderful stash!!!!

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  52. I'm a follower, and I loooooove those cards! I'm blown away by people's creativity. Give me some fabric, a pattern and put me by my sewing machine. But create from scratch? No way! I'd love to win me some :-)

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  53. I love that chain quilt of yours ... it's on my list!

    And I'm a follower and would love to win some of those cards.

    Thanks for the opportunity!

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  54. I am a follower. COngratulations on 400 followers. I loved your quilt and voted for it before I even knew it was yours. Very pretty.

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  55. I follow! The cards look cute! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  56. I love your blog, and your "Yippee Skippee!" makes me smile every time. Thanks for being a bright spot on the web. Congratulations on the follower count. I am sure you will continue to gather more in time.
    Blessings to you and yours!

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  57. Happy to find your site...and excited about the possibility of the beautiful cards..how fun!

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  58. I am a new follower and I love you quilts!

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  59. Great cards, and I'm a brand new follower

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  60. great cards.... I am now a follower

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  61. Pretty cards - I'm already a follower. Thanks for this opportunity.

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  62. Nice cards! I love to send handwritten cards to friends and family...old fashioned I know, but a nice thing to do! I'm a new follower and thinking about joining in on your quilt along using fat quarters from my stash! Love the pattern you are using!

    MGM

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  63. I'm a follower and I'm so glad you're starting cutting on Monday. I've been trying to quilt my son's quilt and I'm hoping to get it done soon so I can switch all my settings back to regular sewing.

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  64. CoNgRaTuLaTiOnS on your 400 followers, it looks like you will hit 500 before to long :-) I have just added to that.
    These cards are beautiful and I would love the opportunity to go in the draw for them. Thank you.

    connormclaren@optusnet.com.au

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  65. Wow 400 followers!! That is amazing! congrats!

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  66. I send a lot of cards to keep in touch! And I'd love to win. I just became a follower.

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  67. The cards are adorable! I love love love to send unique cards.

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  68. I am now following you. Love those cards!

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  69. i am a follower, via Google reader.
    :)

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  70. I'm an avid follower! I always spend forever in card shops trying to pick a card, as they are all so boring! These cards look so cute and quirky :)

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  71. I'm a follower....you know where I live congrats on 400! so Fun you are amazing!

    Bonnie W.

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  72. Congratulations on 400 followers. Thanks for the great giveaway. Oh, an I'm a follower too!

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  73. I just clicked to follow you, thanks for the chance to win some cute cards!!
    missavene at gmail dot com

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  74. WOW ! I haven't been keeping up with blogs lately , but I'm glad I checked today ! thanks for the chance and I'm checking out your quilt along ! I may be joining later on ....

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I just love hearing from you!!
Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa