Thursday, 20 November 2014

I do love bloggers

One of the first bloggers that I ever made contact with was the wonderful Leanne from Paper Moon.  Paper Moon is actually her second blog.  Her first was about her year of crafting, and was called My Year of Crafting Dangerously.  Both blogs are well worth a visit.  Leanne and I have a similar sense of humour and exchange e-mails and comments and it is lovely to get to know her more as time passes.

Recently Leanne had a giveaway and I won!  It was a set of magnets that had been given to Leanne by paper artist Ellen Giggenbach.  While looking for some papercrafting items for her children, Leanne had come across Ellen's work and when she discovered that Ellen lived quite close to her, she got in touch.  Ellen was kind enough to provide Leanne with some magnets to pass on to her readers, which I turn I was lucky enough to receive from Leanne.




They arrived in double quick time from New Zealand and both Leanne and I were amazed at the speed of the postal service.  It did amuse me that Leanne included a beautiful Christmas card - the first for me this year - as last year when I sent her a card she said that it may take her some time to get a card to me!  Hee hee!!  It was lovely to receive this card.

You can find Leanne's posts about Ellen's work here and here.  Leanne's blogs can be found here and here.

Now, I should say that Ellen didn't give the magnets to Leanne to advertise and Leanne didn't give them to me to advertise, but they are both so lovely that I wanted to tell you about them!

This is why I love bloggers.  Not because they give things away, but because they are so kind and sharing with things, words and deeds.  What could be nicer than that!

Thank you so much Leanne.

Speaking of how wonderful bloggers are!  Many of you have signed up for the Christmas Card Swap, but if you still haven't joined in and wish to, tomorrow is the last day to join up.  If you want to have some fun go to the post here and sign up!

Amy

33 comments:

  1. The magnets are great; I love them all especially the girl with the flowers and the peacock.
    Congratulations for your win! x

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  2. I'm impressed. It's good you made firends like that.

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  3. What lovely magnets, the blogging community is a friendly place isn't it. I'm off to have a look at Leanne's blog now. CJ xx

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  4. What a lovely giveaway. I don't know Leanne's blog, I shall check it out.

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  5. These are fabulous, Amy. Lucky you! :o)

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  6. They are gorgeous Amy. I adore the blogging community. And another Leanne! We get about a bit ;)))
    Leanne xx

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  7. These are such pretty designs for magnets! What a nice treat. We collect fridge magnets on our travels, and have a few interesting ones filling up our fridge now :) Have a great day Amy! Wendy x

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  8. I think it is so wonderful that you stay in touch, Amy. Amazing that the magnets arrived so quickly. It took six days to get a birthday card to my daughter-in-law from Texas to Illinois.

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  9. Beautiful magnets, I will catch up with Leanne when I have more time, only 9 days to the wedding.

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  10. I love bloggers too. It's been a great way to meet people from all over the world! The magnets are adorable.

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  11. Lovely magnets, congrats on your win!

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  12. I've had similar experiences with blogging - since february, when I started my blog, I have met extraordinary, kind, sweet people. I never imagined there could be a place where just everybody is nice (except for the anonymous nasty commentators, that is...), even though we are all different, and live in different parts of the world..
    I'm going to check out your friends' blogs now :-) !
    Xxx

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  13. I am new here, and have found so much joy in becoming a bloggerxx

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  14. Those magnets are really lovely - very unusual. Bloggers are great!

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  15. The magnets are adorable. I have loved blogging for the past 8 years and have made such good friends, love bloggers :)

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  16. What a lovely giveaway, well done and enjoy xcx

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  17. These are really bright and fun designs on the magnets you received and the Christmas card is lovely as well. So cheerful!

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  18. Wow those are lovely yay for blogland
    Clare xx

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  19. Congratulations on your win Amy, the magnets are lovely. Some lovely people out there in blog land aren't there. Enjoy the rest of the week xx

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  20. Aren't they gorgeous fun magnets. :) x

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  21. Connections between bloggers are wonderful X

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  22. Congratulations on winning them Amy they are fabulous. :) xx

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  23. The magnets are lovely! Over the years I have made some wonderful friends in blogland ...... and of course some of them are now friends in the real world.

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  24. Oh Amy, I am so glad you won - and not because you just sent a truckload of people to visit my blog, which is great (hello everyone!), but because even though we have never met, I sense such a good heart in you and you deserve to have good things happen to you every day xxx.

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  25. Blogging is great. I've made so many virtual friends all over the world much akin to writing to Pen friends back in the day. Well done on your win, love the magnets. P x

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  26. What a lovely prize, Amy! So pretty. With all the talk of blogging, I am also here to say that your blog has been nominated for a Liebster Award: http://lupeyloops.blogspot.com.au/2014/11/liebster-blog-award.html
    Your posts are so prolific for such a young blog and you deserve the recognition for your efforts.
    Have a great day! :-)

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  27. Yep! These connections are just awesome!! And how wonderful are these magnets! The colors and the designs are so fantastic!!! Life is good and the friendships that we all have made through this experience has been such an awesome adventure! Here is to friendship Amy! HUGS! Nicole xoxo

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  28. Cute magnets, but the real beauty is the Christmas card. So pretty!

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  29. Hi Amy, I agree blogging is a wonderful thing. I have only recently started blogging this year and its so nice to share projects and thoughts with like minded people all over the world. I love the magnets, the designs are so colourful. T x

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  30. I love those cards - yes I agree, bloggers are very generous. Have a good weekend.

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  31. Beautiful things that you won in the giveaway! Blogging friends are wonderful. :-)

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