Tuesday, November 30, 2010

WINNERS , Banner of the Month, Blogger of the Month and our month end Giveaway Winner! ( and I think yes, there is another GIVEAWAY added)

 Yoooohoooo Melissa ....

#1 Winner
Refresh from last months entries into our November Banner
top left was Karen's entry, top middle Melissa, top right Millie
bottom left was Ethne and bottom right was Polly.
 In my mind YOU were all winners.
And to all those who submitted thank you, it was awful
difficult for me to choose...

The winner of our  November Banner is 
Melissa Corry, top middle...
Congrats Melissa, yours was the choice I built
all others to blend..
I still remember us going back and forth about
photos in the sunlight and how excited you were back
then when I was just asking you do that ...
Nothing ever speaks more to me than enthusiasm...
I know you will no doubt find something to do with
this great bundle...
Melissa you will also be highlighted on our Blog ROLL.
Each month the winner will be added...

You will be receiving  it from Shabby Fabrics
this Victorian Collection.
A warm thanks to Jennifer at Shabby for being
our sponsor for  the Banner winners each month.
Her link will lead you to all of her new products-
As a delightful sponsor I ask that you remember
them too.

#2 Winner
And  I am pleased to announce another winner
beginning each month
we will have a 

Congrats Miranda..

How could we forget the delight she brought to us all
with her heart felt post... At 17 this young lady has a future.
And with sew little stash I don't think any one of you who
blogged this month would be not be over the top excited
for her. Sew dearest Miranda...connect with me
sew I can get your address off to Riley Blake
who have shared with me they will be putting
together a delightful package for you...

#3 Winner

OHHHHH you think I forgot our 

The winner which was chosen
 from all of the matched avatar/buttons
and emails and numbers that are giving
to you on your comments is

Robert Kaufman( another dear sponsor)

Happy Thanksgiving Madame Samm. It has been so much fun reading this blog. I am grateful that I found it!
The designer I am most grateful for is: Robyn Pandolph for RJR Fabrics. I love everything she does. It brings me back to a different time and the designs are just so elegant.

Please connect with me sew I can send this along
with a few little extras that will be added...wink.


#4 Winner..

Oh and yes and another Winner will be announced
tomorrow! If you are a Subscriber to Stash
Manicure, you know a follower
YOU will more certainly, be included!

Comments left today congratulating our 
winners will also be entered into this giveaway
to win a Jelly Roll from
yes a Jelly Roll....
Terry Clothier Thompson
called Stars and Coxcombs..
Reflective of the fall season...


Before I announce the winner...
Can I share that ALL of your comments were winners..
everyone of them. You lifted many  hearts.
Especially the many who contribute to this blog,
the guest bloggers who daily entertain and educate us.
To our sponsors who contribute sew much excitement, thank you..
To all the followers, YOU, who leave comments win too..
People see your comments they go to your blogs..
Great way to get  new followers...
Great way to put smiles upon your face and warmth in your hearts..
It is like ringing a door bell and someone answering it with a huge smile...
and welcoming you IN...

May I add there were many contenders, I did say enthusiasm and appreciation
didn't I? lol Well read this winner....Vrooman's quilts and tell
me you don't think she deserves this jelly roll....
Congrats my dear...she brought much warmth to everyone
in her comments...
Sew please send me your addy, sew I can send some warmth
to you...

Reminder your comments mean sewwwwwwwwwwwwww much!

Vroomans' Quilts said...

WOw - our gracious MSamm and sponsors have outdone themselves. Congratulations Melissa for the Banner - how lovely to have your quilt the building block to such a lovely seasonal banner. The Victorian Suite is just SWEET! I might have to treat myself to one of those. Miranda was such a delight and the RIley Blake pink/green Quilt Connection bundle just so suits her. I look forward to seeing the project(s) she completes with this. Jansie - oh, you lucky duck. THe Kauffman Collection and the SImple Graces are a great X-mas present. Wonderful pairing. And Moda Lisa's Jelly Roll selection - my anyone who wins that should be greatly inspired to enter the Jelly ROll Challenge by Moda. Congratulations to all the winners, thank you sponsors for such gracious and beautiful prizes, and lots of luck to all on the jelly roll.

The more gracious your comment
the more likely your chance to win...
( appreciation and enthusiasm speaks volumes) 

Ok, I think that is enough excitement for one day?
yes? no? maybe? lol

(whooo I need a coffee)

ps. oooops forgot to mention...all the stories about our
December Banner will be posted tomorrow...
and possibly and I say possibly another giveaway???? lol


  1. Congratulations to all the winners! You have all been an inspiration to me and thanks to Stash Manicure and looking at all the blogs involved, I have started my own little blog and also started a Stash Manicure! Thanks again to everybody for their contributions and inspiration.

  2. Congratulations to the talented and well deserved winners...... and thanks to you Madame Samm for introducing us to amazing people all over the world!
    Hope the coffee was excellent....

  3. Congrats winners! I'm so glad I found the community of quilters online. I get so much inspiration from looking at everyone's beautiful work.

  4. WOw - our gracious MSamm and sponsors have outdone themselves. Congratulations Melissa for the Banner - how lovely to have your quilt the building block to such a lovely seasonal banner. The Victorian Suite is just SWEET! I might have to treat myself to one of those. Miranda was such a delight and the RIley Blake pink/green Quilt Connection bundle just so suits her. I look forward to seeing the project(s) she completes with this. Jansie - oh, you lucky duck. THe Kauffman Collection and the SImple Graces are a great X-mas present. Wonderful pairing. And Moda Lisa's Jelly Roll selection - my anyone who wins that should be greatly inspired to enter the Jelly ROll Challenge by Moda. Congratulations to all the winners, thank you sponsors for such gracious and beautiful prizes, and lots of luck to all on the jelly roll.

  5. Congratulations to the winners!
    I hope they share what they make with their goodies.


  6. I am enthused to see so many winners, but then you all strive to make quilts and things to have, gift, and give away to those that have not. I am happy to see everything you all do and read all you say. Thanks for haveing something to read everyday that helps me to do what I do. have a great day. Pat

  7. Big time congratulations to the lucky November Banner winner, Melissa! I agree with Madame Samm, they are all amazing and I enjoyed seeing each of the pictures each time I logged on to check the blog. Double bonus to win from Miss Jennifer of Shabby Fabrics ... what doesn't the Victorian collection go with!?!? :)

    Then there is lucky Miss Miranda .. 17 and such an awesome inspiration to a new generation of quilters, heck to me and my gen too! Love, love, love Riley Blake!! Gotta get me some :)

    Miss Jansie ... big time score and obviously you deserved it! Congratulations and enjoy every single fiber and moment of it!!

    Thank you Madame Samm for such a wonderful and interesting blog and this way cool chance of a giveaway :)

    Happy Tuesday!!

  8. Congratulations and all the very best to Melissa - congratulations to all who took part. The work that you have put in is so much appreciated by all.

    Thank you Madame Samm for sharing and continuing to offer us such wonderful giveaways.

  9. How wonderful and congratulations to all the winners, it is a wonderful blog and I love reading it.


  10. Yes, congratulations to the winners. I especially love those boots!

  11. Congrats to all winners! I'm certain they will make very good use of their prizes. I'm now following their blogs too :)

  12. Congratulations to all the winners! I remember especially enjoying Miranda's post. It was so well written. I love your blog Madame Samm!

  13. What an amazing and talented group! Congratulations to all the winners, and you are all winners in my book. I appreciate all the inspiration that I find here. Thanks for sharing your talent and words of wisdom.

  14. Congratulations to all the deserving winners, what an inspiration to see the enthusiasm of young quilters

  15. Congrats to the winners. Those boots remind me of the Wizard of Oz which I love!

  16. I am over the Moon as being chosen as a winner for the give away. I ran downstairs to my husband on the couch and started doing the Snoopy Dance. LoL! I can't thank you enough. And congrats to the other two winners as well. Melissa, your quilt is divine and absolutely deserving. And Miranda, your post was SO inspiring to me. I absolutely loved it. My heart is just full to bursting! Thank you again. :)

  17. Congratulations to all the winners! You all deserve it. I so enjoy visiting your blog. There are new and wonderful photos and ideas to see and absorb each time. I recently just bought a sewing machine and I'm so looking forward to incorporating what I saw into my projects.

  18. Congratulations to everyone who won! The banner looks lovely.

  19. Congratulations to the winners!!

    I must have missed Miranda's guest post, so thankyou for reposting it, I am enjoying reading her blog, as her story is similar to mine :) Thanks!

  20. Thanks M Samme and congratulations to all the winners
    I'm looking forward to seeing what 'on top' tomorrow

  21. I'm doing the Tigger bounce dance for each of you fab winners - you deserve it:) Your autumn quilts were all worthy of such gorgeous goodies cos they sure were lovely in their individual ways. Thanks so much for sharing them with us. I know I had thought "I must send Madame Samm a photo" but you guys actually DID it!!!!!!! It is so inspiring to see and read about the quilt journeys each of us are on...letting people share the ups and downs, ins and outs of our fabulous creative world. Yay for all of us! Ciao

  22. Congratulations to all the deserving winners!!

  23. Congratulations to all the winners!
    So well deserved of course!!

  24. BIG Congratulations to the winners of the banners and the blog of the month. You all deserve your prices.
    Good luck to the participants for the next banner, Blog of the month and follower draws!

    UN SALUDO!!!

  26. Congratulations Melissa! It is such a great idea to compile a banner like that! and of course congrats to Jansie too. What a fantastic prize!

  27. Congrats too all the winners! I think they are all wonderfully talented!!!

  28. Phew, that was a lot of winners, can't wait to see what you do with all that yummy fabric! Congrats to all of you! :)

  29. Wow! Congratulations to all of the wonderful winners! Such wonderful giveaways too!

  30. Delightful! I love green and red, and these quilts are such bright clear colors, so snuggly.

  31. Good Morning,

    A big CONGRATULATIONS to the winners. Wonderful gifts.


  32. Congratulations to all the winners. I am particularly happy for Miranda she has a bright future as a quilter.

  33. A big Hooray to all the winners! The banner quilts are the best, but I am extremely pleased that Miranda was chosen as blogger of the month. I devoured her post and felt so warm inside knowing our beloved craft has a future and she is it. I am sure we will see more of her name in the future. A big thank you to the sponsors. I know Jansie will love her Kim Diehl book. As to the jelly roll--I would love to win it. I am considering participating in Moda's jelly roll quilt design contest and fall colors are my fav.

  34. I just love the new banner...and will miss November's. Those ladies all had absolutely wonderful quilts to share and congrats to your winners!! Samm....you've done a fantastic job and it is as though I'm thumbing through a FINER quilt magazine when I visit here! Thank you!!!

  35. Congratulations to all the winners! It has been so fun to read everyone's posts over the last month (even that one day I was blushing). I'm going to have to start going back through and checking out organization tactics even closer since we're moving tomorrow!!! Mme Samm, thanks for organizing such a wonderful blog and allowing us to participate. Oh, And I love the new design! I want to make a snow angel in it!!!

  36. Yeah to the winners!! Nothing like a winner, I say!!! Can't wait to see the marvelous things they will be doing with their new fabric!

  37. Mmmm note here to myself...It is ever loving to see sew many comments to congrat our winners...note to myself ....let's suprise many in the future without notice that comments will be entered into giveaways. note to myself....reminder that words can warm the hearts and strengthen the soul's foundation. note to myself...go sip a coffee...lol

  38. Congrats to all the winners! Thanks for your work in making Stash Manicure such a fabulous and interesting blog to read!

  39. Congratulations to all the winners!! But especially to Miranda, who is just starting out and really did touch me with her adorable post! I expect we'll see wonderful things from her in the future.....

  40. It is so much fun to win a giveaway, congratulations to all the winners! I'm off to read Miranda's post, how did I miss it? Shame on me!

  41. I DO want to congratulate the winners! Thier graciousness and positive notes are a feel good moment in my day, and since so many of them are bloggers, I discover new blogs and new sources of pleasure and inspiration! Thanks for enlivening and inspiring my quilting days, and staving off the not so good parts of my life!

  42. Christmas quilts have been calling my name for several weeks now and these surely satisfy that need for the joy and colors of Christmas. Congratulations to you all - the wreath was perfect to anchor all the rest and those shoes made me laugh out loud. :) I think I need that Santa pattern! oh, and some of the beautiful blue used in several of them. I wouldn't have thought of putting the blue in there and it just makes the quilts sparkle! I know it was hard to choose Madame Samm, but you did a great job of it. blessings, marlene

  43. It's so fun to win giveaways! Congrats to all the winners!

  44. Congratulations to all of the winners! And thank you for hosting another great giveaway!

  45. Congratulations to all the winners. Miranda was such an inspiration to all of us and I am so happy she will be adding this beautiful fabric to her growing stash. Love the new banner. The wreath is inspiring me to start a Christmas project. Thanks for all your words of wisdom.

  46. Congratulations to all of the winners. I love seeing the new banner each month.

  47. Congratulations to all the winners...the banners are beautiful and well thought out...it takes some artistic talen to do this...keep up the good talent!!!

  48. Who doesn't love a giveaway?! Congrats to the winners - make somethin' good! Stinkin love that Paper Dolls fabric so jealous of you Jansie!

  49. The new design looks very festive indeed! Congratulations to all the winners and thank you for sharing your creations with us! (that makes us winners too). Madame Samm, thank you for giving me a place to come and kick off my shoes and dream up new fabric projects. I really enjoy meeting all your guests!

  50. Wow, I am so very touched right now. Thank you for all of the sweet comments about my quilt. They truly warm my heart! Thank you to Jennifer at Shabby Fabrics for being willing to Sponsor the banner giveaway. I am super excited to work with those beautiful Victorian Prints.

    Congrats to Miranda. I like many who have commented before me really loved reading your post. You are inspiring!

    And congrats to Jansie - I am sure you will have tons of fun with those amazing prints :)

    And seriously, thank you again for all your sweet comments. I am totally perma-grin and teary at the same time :)

  51. Oh, and one more thing! Thank you Madame Samm!! You are truly amazing and I can not begin to imagine how much work it takes to keep this site running. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

  52. Congratulations to the winners! Stash Manicure is the first blog I read with my morning coffee and I love seeing so many winners! How wonderful to have so many talented contributors to this blog!

  53. I love this blog! I have been a follower for some time but I am sooo far behind in my blog reading that I really need a cuppa and a long time to catch up! What generous sponsors you have and how lucky are the winners? I thought it was wonderful that a new quilter won the stash enhancement. I know I would have been thrilled as a new quilter to be able to add to my stash like that! Congrats to all the lucky winners of this fabulous giveaway. Keep up the good work Madam Samm, you're doing a great job with this blog!!

  54. I have, in the past, been the recipient of a few giveaways and so I know the excitement and wonder that comes from receiving a gift from a fellow blogger you may not know. Congratulations to all of the winners. With the holiday season coming up fast, I hope all of your followers have a happy, safe and joyous time with family and/or friends.

  55. It is so exciting just to enter the giveaways and even more so when you see your name announced as a winner. Congratulations to all of the winners and may they enjoy their gifts with smiles and love.

    Hugs - Marie

  56. Wonderful prizes! Congrats to all the winners! Woohoo!!!

  57. Congratulations to the lucky prize winners! Stash Manicure is truly THE best for creating an amazing gathering place for quilters and makes winners of all of us.

  58. LOVE the new banner, so happy anf fun. Congratulations to ALL, (I mean there is a lot) of winners!!Enjoy!!

  59. Wow congratulations to all the winners!! Stash Manicure has been such a fun and amazing showcase of and for quilters. Every post brings some new bit of information and creativity. We appreciate you Madame Samm for taking the time to make this such a delightful place to visit.

  60. Congratulations to all the winners! And to Madame Samm for working so hard! Miranda, your blue and orange picture shows how well blue and orange go together! Jansie, you lucky gal, have fun with your goodies. And Miranda...what can I say...you are starting your stash in great style! And you deserve it!

  61. You and your sponsors are so generous with your giveaways! congrats to all the winners and now and in the future!! hint hint

  62. Congratulations to our winners! So fun to read about all the different quilters on this one blog and be inspired every day!

  63. Congratulations to the winners! Wonderful prizes for wonderful quilts and posts. :)

  64. Congrats lucky winners! Awesome prizes. Happy holidays.

  65. Congrats to all the winners. Having just become a follower after finding your blog, it's been fun to read all the different posts. Wonderful heading!!

  66. Oh everyone is going to be delighted to receive those packages in the mail. Special thanks to Madame Samm and the Sponsors of Stash Manicure for giving us all an inspiring twist to our creative juices and extra kudos that the winners will have something in their post box besides bills.

  67. Yea! Winners. I want to be a winner, too!
    Doesn't that make you think of the hot dog song???

  68. Well if that don't beat all! Three winners? Amazing! I'm happy for each of them - no better time to win something than during the holidays! And I'm thrilled Miranda won - her post tugged at my heart threads! This site is a great inspiration and motivator for me - so now I'm going to head into the "nerve center" and get to work/play! xo, Nan

  69. What a great day for the winners!! What lucky ones you all are. Congratulations.

  70. I need a coffee too! lol! What a fun post...congrats to all the winner!

  71. Congrats to all the lucky winners. I like the monthly banner change.

  72. Hip Hip Horrah for the winners! What a lovely giveaway and such talented people! I have enjoyed reading the blog and learning (new quilter) and the best part its fun! Thanks!

  73. Congratulations to all the banner winners. I'm looking forward to reading all their stories. I've read Karen's and Miranda's so far and really enjoyed them both. I will read the others later this evening.

  74. HAPPY DANCE for all the winners - I admire people who know how to blog and entertain, enlighten and educate all of us who don't know how to blog or set up a blog. I appreciate and commend you. I absolutely love Sash Manicure - thank you!

  75. Congratulations to all the winners!

  76. Congrats to the winners ~ LOVE the new banner! And Miranda, you are going to be hooked on quilting for life with that sweet package from Riley Blake!

  77. I just want say a big congrats to everyone, great job.

  78. Congrats to all of the winners! They deserve to win just because they make the effort to support and improve Stash Manicure by giving of themselves through their glorious quilts, poignant comments, and amazingly informative and inspiring articles! Biggest thanks go to the incredible Blog Diva Madame Samm for her always uplifting and witty posts that ALWAYS leave me smiling! :o))

  79. Congratulations to all the deserving, talented and inspirational winners! The prizes are so generous, gorgeous and wonderful, it makes me want to get off my lazy bum and enter January's banner contest. Glad that I at least have gotten into the habit of reading your very interesting and informative blog. Thank you for hosting such wonderful giveaways.

  80. Congrats to all the winners. I especially love the Wreath.

  81. This is a gracious comment congratulating the winners! I just found you, and I will be back!

  82. What lovely giveaways you host! Congratulatios to all the well-deserved winners!

    And thanks for the opportunity!


  83. Gefeliciteerd! Congratulations in Dutch :-) All the winners are such an inspiration to me! Especially Melissa inspires me. Her work is so neat and her tutorials are very easy to follow for a beginning quilter and for a non-native speaker. I'm impressed by her skills. I just started following Stash Manicure and Miranda's story is so unique! She is 17 and she makes cute quilts. I hope to make such wonderful quilts myself one day!

  84. mmmm note to myself once again...
    there are a lot of very happy peeps today, winners, banner peeps, new visitors to new blogs because of comments, guest bloggers to be, new peeps visiting first time...yes note to myself...this is a good thing...sew appreciate hearing from sew many peeps!

  85. Way to go people!! Congratulations indeed!! December's heading is truly inspirational, you are clearly talented and deserving of these incredible giveaway prizes. Woot woot!

  86. Congratulations to all the winners! I love this blog because of the diversity of the contributors. There is always something new and interesting to learn! Thanks so much!

  87. Congrats to all the winners- great prizes! That's for this extra giveaway too!

  88. Woohoo @ the winners... I love the blog banner pics!!!
    I love Stash Manicure giving me inspiration to chop up that SABLE I have happening... I love the fact that people have takne time out of their busy lives to give us tips on how to use our stashes before they take over not only the sewing room but the house! (I have a sewing 'house' at the moment...

    NB. SABLE - Stash Above Beyond Life Expectancy!

  89. The prize for all of us is reading each day. But, personally, posting this month was a very postivie experience and I am excited to have another chance in January. Thanks for running such an inspirational blog.

  90. Congrats to all the winners! Love this blog!

  91. Congratulations to the winners of these lovely prizes. Thanks to Stash Manicure and Madame Samm for always having wonderful giveaways and featuring great inspiring guest bloggers and thanks to those guests for giving an entertaining read while we learn about their stash manicuring methods :D! I love visiting this blog.

  92. Wow, congratulations to all the winners! What fun! I love reading Stash Manicure, there are so many wonderful ideas from everyone. And a giveaway, too. Thanks for all your inspiration!

  93. Contests to all the winners. Thanks Madamm Samm for making this such a fun blog, I really enjoy visiting. I like that book Simple Graces, I'll have to keep it in mind. Merry Christmas everyone, enjoy the Season.

  94. Darn my iPad changed my word again. Of course I meant to say Congrats to all the winners.

  95. Congratulations to the winners~ a very deserving group! And a big thank you to the wonderful sponsors of those awesome gifts! Don't know how you do it Samm, but you sure scored some great loot! LOL Have a happy day!



  97. Congratulations to all the winners, especially those brave enough to write posts. I really enjoy reading them.

  98. Melissa, Miranda and Jansie congratulations, you gave so generously to help Madame Samm go to the next level at managing Stash Manicure. She asked....you gave....so many of us just gave it a thought and did nothing. You are so deserving of the win.

    Stash Manicure is an amazing blog.... a must read blog. Just this morning my BFF Mama Spark said she was behind in reading blogs. I said "make sure you read Stash Manicure and Sew I Quilt" blogs. She did....and left comments too. I love to visit the guest blogger sites and everyday I'm amazed at all the wonderful projects that transpire from the many fabulous blog sites. Today I've spend a few hours visiting a number of new blogs and I'm now following new ones. I feel as I'm a winner too... thanks to all of YOU my head is full of inspiration!!!

    Great job msamm.....I appreciate all the time and hard work you do to keep me coming back .....THANK YOU Thank you THANK YOU

    P S......love the new Christmas banner.


  100. Samm, beautiful new Christmas banner. Will be fun to read more about the quilts.
    Congrats to all the winners and thanks to the generous sponsors and to the one and talentad lady Samm behind SM. Samm it is always fun to visit SM, never a dull moment, sweetie!

  101. Congrats to all the winners. How wonderful to receive a win such beautiful giveaways. May you have a joyful holiday season.

  102. Nothing is more happier than to win a giveaway. You winners are blessed to experience it. Many congratulations to you

  103. Congratulations to the very deserving winners! Melissa's banner quilt is just gorgeous! I love it!! Miranda's post was so uplifting! It just made me so excited to get to know such a young quilter! It's so nice that she has learned how theraputic quilting is at her age. I wish I would have discovered it then! Miranda certainly deserves this wonderful fabric from Riley Blake. We should always encourage new quilter's and what better way then with gorgeous fabric. And congratulations to Jansie, who won the end of month giveaway!! She is one lucky girl! That's some great fabric!!!
    And thank you to Madame Samm for all the hard work you do organizing this blog. It's so much fun to check out S.M. Everyday! Love all the variety of quilter's sharing with us! I love it!!
    And with all the prizes being donated by all the wonderful sponsors, it makes it that much more exciting!!! Thank you all!!!

  104. Congrats to the winners! Stash Manicure is a great resource; I love learning about and from all the amazing quilt bloggers out there. :D

  105. What wonderful prizes you have all one!!! Congrats!!

    I feel like a winner every time there is a new post on StashManicure ...I bet you do too!!

  106. Congratulations to the winners! WOW! What great prizes were awarded! Have fun with those new supplies and books and share what you make. :D

  107. Thanks to the sponsors for nurturing quilters with the wonderful prizes. Appreciation to MadameSamm and her crew for the work they do to morph Stash Manicure. I've enjoyed SM beginning with Rae Ann and like the variety of styles. And, congratulations to the winners who contributed as quilter, guest blogger, and readers. This is one of D BESTESTS bloggy destinations around. Good job to all and Happy Holidays.

  108. Congratulations to the lucky winners of those awesome prizes!! I especially love the Paper Dolls stack from Robert Kaufman! Sweet colors - could just imagine a quilt made using those pieces for a lucky little girl. :o) I've just added Stash Manicure to Google Reader, and am looking forward to future posts! Cheers! and Happy Beginning of December!!!!!!!!!! ;o)

  109. Thank you MSamm and Moda. I will defininately be using this Jelly Roll in the contest. I enjoy Stash Manicure, all the participating guest bloggers, sponsors, and even take the time to read many of the comments left. I even check out commentors' blogs - you all are a great community that I am blessed to be part of. Sewingly Yours, Sharon

  110. A warm fuzzy congratulations to the winners! I rarely win ANYTHING and I am really okay with this - the excitement and joy expressed through the gratitude of those that do get thier name drawn, makes it all worth while. Being a mother, wife, and full time employee with mine being the only income, I take joy in the simple things. I have recently found all these phenominal blogs and have begun building friendships that I hope will last. Again, Congratulations! and BE CREATIVE! <3 <3 <3

  111. There are some absolutely amazing people in this world and who have really touched my heart over the past month. You have been so kind and welcoming. Thankyou so much, especially to Madame Samm for all her support and the immense kindness she has shown me (and of all us) and continues to :) I really enjoyed posting over here so thankyou for the wonderful opportunity and for your generosity, the fabric is just gorgeous! You know how much I love Riley Blake :) I have just got back from an amazing week away so when I read this it really was the icing on the cake and has left me quite speechless :) Congratulations to the other winners, the banner looks amazing!


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