Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Blogaversary 6 months, 250 followers and Blog Candy- Check it out!

I  just want to  thank you all for your support and for following my blog.  I started this blog 6 months ago thanks to a little pushing from some Cricut messageboard friends.  I have had nothing but fun,  have learned so much and gained so many new friends.  I appreciate all my followers which yesterday reached 250 on my actual 6 month blogaversary.  So thank you so much for your comments, for following me and for your support.  It means so much to me and spurs me on to keep creating.
So as a big thank you I am running some Blog candy starting today through July 31st if you leave a comment I will enter you into a random drawing for a $25 gift card to your choice of  or Joanns.  You must be a follower since this is to celebrate my 250 followers and new followers are greatly welcomed.  For every comment you leave you will better your chances of winning.
Now since I am at daughters waiting for grandbaby to arrive I  haven't crafted in 3 long days. Yes I will admit I am having terrible craft withdrawals!!!!!! This is what we will do today till  I can start posting again.

Please post an answer to the following question for today- What  do you like when looking at blogs?  Do you want challenges, linking parties, prizes, blinkies for prizes, tutorials?  Anything that you would like to see.  Thanks so much for your comments and have a crafty day.


  1. Congrats on hitting 250 followers and for your 6 month blogoversary~ Now on to a year and lots lots lots more followers :)
    So exciting about your grandchild on the much fun!
    When I blog search I love looking for challenges and spend tons of time watching tutorials!
    Have a great day!!

  2. Congrats on 250 followers and happy 6 mo blog anniversary!

    I love tutorials, I could spend all day watching videos..Also blog candy is nice and I'm addicted to blog hops. Its wonderful to see everyone's creations and how they made them when they list there recipe.


  3. Congrats on all the followers. That is awesome. When I look at blogs I usually like to see layouts or cards. The other crafts are nice to see sometimes (especially mini books), but I mostly scrapbook so I look for ideas for that. Congrats again. Cindy

  4. Congratulations on your blogaversary, followers and especially your grandbaby! How exciting! When I visit blogs, I am mostly looking at the cards and layouts, but I love a good challenge and tutorials are always appreciated! Thanks so much for a chance to win :)


  5. Congrats on the 250 followers. And now that I know you have a blog I am a follower.

  6. Hi, and congrat's on hitting 250 followers! I just signed up as a follower. I like to see ideas and tutorials when I visit blogs.
    Deb, qoq_1athotmaildotcom

  7. Congrats on hitting 250 followers and on your bloganniversary. Myself I love a good challenge! I also love to see other people styles, I have loved looking at so many blogs, I think since I found the blogging world my scrapbooking has inproved by 50 % there are so many wonderful talented people out there more then willing to share there great ideals.
    Thanks for the chance to win the blog candy

  8. Congratulations on hitting 250 and your 6 month anniversary! Haha, I'm excited that I have recently surpassed 30.

    I do follow a lot of blogs for the blog hops and challenges, but what I really like seeing are posts when people write more than just info about the card. I don't always do it myself, but I like it when the person says that the card is being made for someone in particular so that's why a certain image was chosen. Those types of posts give me more of an idea of what kind of crafter the person is as a person.

    I also love tutorials in video AND pictures. Sometimes at night I can't watch a video. Showing things step by step with pictures helps with that. Plus, it can be used as a reference instead of re-watching the video.

    Thanks for the chance at the blog candy! And looking forward to all the things you craft that have to do with your grandbaby :)

  9. Congrat's on your 250 in 6 months, That's Awesome!! Way to Go!!! I like the challenges, although I do not have alot of time to do very many I do enjot them,because the get me Motivated and Get my craft juices flowing!!
    ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com

  10. forgot to say that I have been a follower of your Lovley blog for some time now!!

  11. WOW!! Congrats on all your success!! I've been a follower for a while now and always love coming by to take a peek to see what's next!

    I enjoy video tutorials and blog hops the most I think. I spend WAY too much time on both!!!

    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com

  12. I love seeing others' work. I like challenges, too. And tutorials. I love it all. I'm your newest follower.

  13. Yay Suzanne!!! What a great accomplishment!!

    As far as what I look for?? Stepping outside the box I think is what I look for the most. Whether it's a project for a challenge, a blog hop, or a tutorial showing how to make something unusual. I like a challenge!!

    Great question!

  14. I like tutorials, it helps me learn more about crafting and I also enjoy seeing what others are making.


  15. I like to see new projects, tutorials (since I am new to cricut crafting) and blog candy is great. I like blog hops too if they aren't too long.

  16. Hi Suzanne, congrats on your blogaversary and your 250 followers! You inspire me everyday with your crafty creations. Thanks for sharing with us all. I'm missing the One Hour Challenge but Im glad I can come here to see what your up to.

  17. Hi Suzanne, congrats on your 6 months. I will celebrate my one year on Oct 15 2011. That not to far off. Isn't blogging fun. You meet so many nice people. I love my blog.

    psst i am a follower already.

  18. Congratulations Suzanne, on your six month blogaversary and 250 followers, that is so exciting! When I look at blogs, I look at card and layout ideas, color combinations, and I love video tutorials. Happy Crafting! Sabrina

  19. Congratulations on all of your followers. I just started a new blog and find it very inspiring to see that you have been so successful! When looking at blogs, I am mainly looking for layouts and cards for inspiration. I just love to get creative ideas from others. I also love to see a variety of cartridges used.

    scrappindhilly at gmail dot com

  20. I love to see your work. But mainly I look for tutorials, ideas, and inspiration. Which you definitely bring and then some. You are amazing and I am so blessed to call you my friend. Congratualations!!


  21. Congrats on 250 followers Suzanne!!! Woohoo! In answer to your question I love to see tutorials or videos on the blogs I go to. Sometimes I am just a visual person and the tutorial or videos are a great help for me to understand how something is done. Here's so 250+ more followers!!!!

  22. Congrats on your followers, that is great! I love coming to your blog and I am a follower.
    I am also a "grammie" as you can see my by blogspot:

    Hope you have many happy days ahead and congrats on the grandbaby.

  23. You're up to 254 followers now Suzanne!! Congratulations, that's a lot in 6 months. A gift card to Joanne's? Count me in.

    I like linking parties, and who doesn't like a prize now and then. I think my favorite is tutorials. Congratulations on that sweet new baby. ~ Abby

  24. Congratulations on your ever expanding blog. This is very exciting watching you grow upon the arrival of each new follower. What I enjoy the most about blogs is finding new tips & techiniques. I love tutorials that are in picture and step by step format. It is easier for me to learn that way.
    Waiting for a new grandbaby is so exciting. Congratulatins.

  25. Congrats Suzanne!! Hope your grandbaby shows it's beautiful face soon!!

  26. Hi, Suzanne! I just became a follower and wanted to congratulate you on reaching your 250 milestone. That's so cool! To answer you question, I like tutorials best. I don't have time to do linking parties but I do love blog hops and seeing what everybody has crafted. I have a couple of pet peeves though concerning them though.... I don't like it when people post 3 and 4 day hops and require that you post a comment each day to win their blog candy but half of the participants only post a couple of projects. It's hard enough to keep going back day after day without wasting the time to hop only to see the same projects that were posted the day before. I also don't like having to do 10 things for a chance at a few stamps from the dollar bin. LOL! Thanks for letting me vent. Congratulations on the new grandbaby too! They're so much fun!


  27. Hi Suzanne! Congratulations on reaching 250+ followers! I just reached 250 and it is so exciting!!!! :) When I am looking at blogs, I like to see: linky parties, tutorials,and giveaways... I'm a new follower, would love for you to check mine out too! :)