Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Blog Candy!

ETA: This post will stay at the top until the drawing on May 20th. Scroll down for new posts.

I have some Fabulous Find Blog Candy to share! The post below talks about the secret to paper piercing perfection {say that 5 times fast}, which got me motivated. I LOVE paper piercing and have been searching for a good & cheap circle template for awhile. I found a great one for swirls that has been a lot of fun, but alas, no circles. I will say that I have wondered before if "those plastic frame things from the needlework section" would work, but never while I am actually AT the store to check them out. {Only at 3 AM when I can't sleep!} Since Melanie said she got hers at Hobby Lobby, I snuck over there today specifically to find these -- and look!

A 4.5" diameter circle, a 3" diameter circle, a small heart and a 4" square. I bought all the different options because I have no self control! These come in PACKS OF 10. Oooohhhh....yes, I think you see where I am going with this. Of course I had to set aside one set for my friend Heather, so that leaves 8 sets up for grabs! To enter, just leave a comment here on this post, and I'll use random.org to decide the 8 winners next Tuesday May 20th at 10 AM central time. {Assuming I get at least 8 entries, LOL!!}

44 people made my day!:

Denise... said...

Oh that's fantastic...because I too forget to look for them when I'm actually AT the store!!! Awesome. I hope I'm one of the lucky ones!

Tammy Hershberger said...

Well, how cool is that? Pick me, pick me! I'd love to give these a try! :)

Lyndsay said...

Oh wow! That's such a great idea--I wish I'd thought of it at 3am, or anytime, really. Paper piercing (that looks OK) is something I've struggled with for awhile now so winning this would be the coolest thing ever. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

Tamara said...

Thank You for the great idea sounds fun. Appreicate the blog candy...

Brenda said...

What a wonderful idea thank you for sharing it and offering the chance to win them.

Debi said...

What a wonderful thing for you to do! Sharing your awesome find. Hope I am a lucky one to be picked!!

HeyHeyPaula said...

OMG what a super idea. I love paper piercing and have been trying to think of what I could use. Thanks for the chance to win. (If I don't win I may have to find these and buy them!)

Sara in WI said...

Wow! This is a cool idea. So nice of you to share with others, too. (But don't pick me again. I don't want to be greedy.)

Maria Levine said...

Well that is an awesome idea. I have the SU template but this would be great for things like circles of course!

Theresa said...

I have seen others using these on their blog! It almost seems to easy! Go figure!

Monica said...

I would love to win your blog candy!! Pick Me!!

Patty said...

How fun! That's such a great idea; thanks for sharing!

Miriam said...

This looks like fun. I have only done a little paper piercing and would love to do more with it. This blog candy is awsome! Thanks for sharing!

kim3timemom said...

Oh I love paper piercing too!! Thanks so much for the chance to win.

kim3timemom@yahoo.com

Cindy Vernon said...

Oh I would love to win these! My paper piercing stinks!

Annapurna said...

I was going to go out and buy these, but free is good. Thanks for sharing your wealth with us.

Allison said...

I was wanting some of these after Melanie posted about it too!
I'll be keeping my fingers crossed

Diane said...

Wow those are neat!!! Thanks a shot at them!!! That is so nice of you to share 8 of them!

Etha said...

Oh that is just pure genius! LOL, I would have never thought to take the plastic canvas for piercing!!

sandyh50 said...

Great idea for paper piercing! I finally did free hand paper piercing the other day to get a swirl!!

Sally said...

How generous of you! These could help me over come my lack of proper paper piercing spacing, hee, hee. Thanks!

Amy said...

What a fabulous idea! Thanks for sharing!

Angie C said...

Ooh, these look great

MelissaS said...

Thanks so much for sharing! I forgot to look for these at the craft store last time I was there! Would love to win them :)

mudmaven said...

I cleaned out my craft supplies a while back and donated a bunch of stuff to a local charity. I had some of these in that batch - BEFORE someone suggested this use for them. How cool! ~chris

Anonymous said...

What a GREAT idea!!!! I always wondered how to create a pierced circle and oh what I could do with the heart!!
Thanks for sharing and the feeding my creativity for unique cards and scrapbook pages.

Char- said...

I live in a state that doesn't even have a Hobby Lobby. I really could use a set of these for card making and scrapbooking. Thanks for this chance.

Doris said...

soo cool giveaway,

Vanessa Nolte said...

Thanks for offering this blog candy!!! I so want to start doing the paper piercing... this would be a great start!!

Melissa said...

What a slick idea! Thanks so much for sharing your extras too. If I don't win I'm heading out to Michaels next week. :o)

Kathy H said...

Hey I'd love to try them out. I saw this on Mel's blog the other day. I went to Walmart that day but controlled myself from entering the craft section. Hopefully I could get some from you! I'd love the chance, Thanks, Kathy Hering...

Deb Neerman said...

Hello old friend!!!

Wow, I never saw those babies before! Do you love them madly?!?

Thanks for the chance to win a brandy-new tool!

~Hugs!

Bunny B said...

Oooo... lovely stuff! I'd love to have a go at winning this :) Thanks for the chance!

bunnybox9 at gmail dot com

Delia said...

I guess great minds think alike. I thought I was new and inventive because I have the 9.5 inch circle and a heart. I use the circle to make a SB of me. These really worked great, I love them.

Susan C. said...

I would love those.
We don't have a Hobby Lobby here. ; - (

Richelle said...

OHH...how neat! I have been wanting to try my hand a paper piercing but dont have a template!

Thanks for a chance Jennifer...
Richelle

Sarah said...

hi! My name Is Shara and I am from Israel, I love those perfect piercing shapes as well, but haven't found them here yet....

I will keep my fingers crossed (I never won anything before..).

Have a great day, love you Blog,
Sarah :)

StampMom said...

Very cool! No Hobby Lobby near me (sniff, sniff) so I really *need* to win these, LOL.

Alison said...

I just love paper piercing and can't find these in any local store here. Thanks for offering them as blog candy.

Wendi K said...

I would love to win a set of these plastic canvas shapes to use for paper piercing.

Stampin Cats said...

What a great idea. I would have never thought of this ans I have shhets of this stuff. No shapes, but I do have some.

Sarah said...

What fun! I'll have to keep my eyes open for little needlework shapes now!

Kisa Peters said...

WoW! I think those would work quite well! FUN FUN! I bet Heather is THRILLED!

Diane S. said...

Pick me, pick me!!!
Thanks for the chance to win some fun blog candy.
Also thanks for sharing such a fun find. Diane