Friday, June 13, 2008

Blog Jewels! (I am a princess after all)

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THIS WILL STAY ON TOP

I just realized that I now have 13,000 hits on this blog. That's more than a 1000 a month. I know in the real web world, 1000 hits a month is pathetic, but in my blog world, where it continues to surprise me when people read it, it's awesome!! I'm on a huge recycling binge, so, I am going to give away some stuff. Anyone who knows me knows that I prefer to make backgrounds than make cards with backgrounds. I have a lot of backgrounds I've made just waiting for the perfect use. I'd love to give some away, or lots away, along with some baubles and beads and bits that one could use in one's art. So this is what I'll be giving:

Several pages (maybe three) of different background techniques. Most likely these techniques will be shimmery, because those are the ones I like, but I might surprise you. They will be quarter sheet size (A2 card size) so you can cut them up. There will be squares of Basic Grey paper and SU! double sided paper. I think I'll also throw in some of my quarter sheet or larger leftovers so someone can give them a good home. There will be ribbon and some fibers, as well as some sparkly kinds of bling. There will be some rubber in the mix. I have stamp sets I don't use, many I've never used, and some that are so lightly used. Loads of goodies that people can play with. I'm going to pack them up this weekend and have them ready to go out.

Put a link to this post on your blog, telling people what it is. I think it would be wonderful if other people who have extras of stuff they don't know what to do with got in on the act and gave their extra stuff as a reward for visiting. I might even put together several envelopes. I want my extras to go to loving homes. Then in the comments on this post, let me know where the link is on your blog so I can visit you. Next Friday, the 13th (see the pattern here - 13000 hits, Friday the 13th), I will pick at least one winner at 9pm. and announce it the same night. I do think it would be really cool if other bloggers recycled their unused items this way! Give you room for new stuff, too.

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8 comments:

Laura Lou said...

Wow! I am the first? Ok...here it is.
http://scrappin-nut.blogspot.com/2008/06/opportunity-knocks.html
I don't get as many hits as you do but, like you, I am aways surprised when I see those numbers. I WISH I knew who it is that reads my blog.

Stampin' Meg said...

Congrats on your 13 k hits, Michelle!

honeydo said...

I'll put you up on mine! http://failingattemptsathappy.blogspot.com/

Great blog! Glad I stumbled across you. Requested to follow you on twitter too!

~honeydo

Velta said...

Congrats on your hits Michelle...I read about your FIL...what was the outcome?

http://www.impressionsbyv.blogspot.com

Cheeka said...

I am so doing this right along with you! This is a great idea!
http://soullilies.blogspot.com/ you'll see it there!

Kimberly Hellams said...

Love your blog. I'm new to blogging and hope that one day I will reach the 1300 mark.

Velta said...

I am so sorry to hear about your FIL...God has his way and He would not have taken him had He not been ready. I will keep you and yours in my prayers! Thanks for letting me know.

Lorraine said...

always love to visit and see what you are up too. you are so artistic. tfs all of your terrific techniques and ideas!