Apr 22, 2009

Thank You!! And Blog Awards Go To...

I am speechless my dear friends.... speechless. The last few days have been pretty hectic and not very much fun. But then all my dear online crafting friends came to shower me with love and fun blog awards!  Thank you so much for lifting me up these past few days!!! It has taken me a bit to get back on these but I want to thank you each for the awards and pass them onto some talented crafters...

I got this wonderful Karma Award from Glenna: (Thank YOU!!!)
The Karma Award: These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind of bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in self-aggrandizement. Our hope is that when the ribbons of these prizes are cut, even more friendships are propagated. Please give more attention to these writers. Deliver this award to eight bloggers who must choose eight more and include this cleverly-written text into the body of their award.
I would like to pass this award onto:
3.Mandy.  
6.Bex
8.And last but not least IVY... (you can see her fab creations on her flicker acct).


I received this Award from Maz and Diana!!
Both of these women are SO sweet. The visit me everyday and give me encouragement. Thank you ladies for your love, support and fun award!!
So, the rules are I am to pass this award on to five of my blogging friends who's blogs make me smile, so I know this MAY seem like a cop-out, I wish to nominate all my fellow 365 Cards DT members. They are AMAZING! TALENTED! And just plain FABULOUS!  I visit them every day and am in awe of there abilities. Its been so great to get to know them and see their wonderful creations. So without further ado, here they are:
1. Pam: the amazing woman behind 365 Cards. Without whom we would all be lost wandering through cyber-space. She is an inspiration is doing what you love and reaching for the stars. Love you Pam!
2. Tammy: She has some amazing creations on her blog. She also does fabulous scrapbook layouts that always have me amazed... I could learn a lot from her!
3. Sophie: Brilliant, brilliant card maker. I adore her simple but chic style. If only I spoke French!
4. Gloria: She has SO much wisdom and knowledge in this craft and wonderful talent. Just a joy to watch her create each day!
5.Vicky: I have found my PTI soul mate! I love her simple style and fun projects. She always has something wonderful to share!
6. Amy: Three words... Hilarious, Sweet, Talented! Love her fun spunky designs!

I am sure many of you have seen these ladies before, but I really wanted to give them props today. They are each wonderful and have enlarged my life leaps and bounds. Thanks ladies!

I received the Lemonade Stand Award from Deanne and Gloria.
I remember first seeing Deanne's cards at 365 but her blog would never let me comment. I was troubled for days because I wanted to tell her how great her cards were. And here she is sending me love. Thanks Deanne! And Gloria is none other than a fellow 365 Cards DT Member and she is just AWESOME! SO much talent and love in that girl. 

The Lemonade Stand Award is for being a blogger who shows great attitude and gratitude.To pick up the Lemonade Stand Award:

- Comment on this blog.

- Cut and paste the award logo and use it in your own blog.

- Nominate 5 to 10 blogs you feel show great attitude and gratitude.- Link to your nominees within your blog post.
- Comment on their blogs to let them know they've received the award.- Link back to the person who gave you the award to show your appreciation.

I have found these women through 365 Cards and think they always put in some strong work. I would like to nominate the following awesome bloggers for this award:

1. B.B.

2.Jeannie.

3.Rose

4.Kelly

5. Maz

And You know Maz is so sweet she nominated me for this one too!! Thanks Maz!

Here are the rules for this award:

1. Thank the person who nominated you for this award. 

2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog.

3. Link to the person who nominated you for this award.

4. Name 7 things about yourself that people might find interesting.

5. Nominate 7 Kreativ Bloggers.

6. Post links to 7 blogs you nominate.

7. Leave a comment on each of the blogs, letting them know they have been nominated.

I nominate:

1. Jessica: at Coffee Addicted. Some brilliant stuff there!

2.Alicia C. at Alicia Scraps. Her cards will take your breath away!

3.Rieca: at Onewithapassionforstampin. Pretty talented girl here! Love her stuff!

4.Jana at Icantwanna. Very creative ideas AND she loves Disney, so you just can't lose!

5.Laurel at Want2scrap. Whoo buddy she's got some GREAT stuff!

6. Di at Allswelldl. I have watched her cards grow leaps and bounds since 365 Cards started. She has participated in (almost)  EVERY challenge. Now that is some serious stamina!

7.Nancy at NancySanders. She has already received each of these awards, but I dig her stuff, so she's getting awarded again!

Seven Things you might find interesting (but then again... maybe not!)

1. I have two boys. Ages 4 and 2 And a husband who is a production designer.

2. I studied Acting and Directing in college... which did NOT prepare me for an intense love of paper.

3. I am the 3rd youngest of 7 kids (My mom is a rock star!!)

4. I am 31 yrs. old and my sign is Cancer

5. I have been cardmaking/papercrafting for 2 years. My first card making experience was two weeks after my son was born... I remember sitting there thinking, "I should be sleeping. But this is SO much fun!"

6.My favorite foods are mangos and chocolates

7. I have dabbled in every craft: jewelry making, soap making, scrapbooking, toll painting, drawing, sewing... nothing has stuck like card making and I am sure nothing will ; )


Thanks again for all the wonderful awards. See you tomorrow for a 365 Cards Challenge and of course a Nifty Gifty!!!

loves to you!

k

10 comments:

~amy~ said...

Wowza sista...you were slammed with awards...most fabulous...you know that I absolutely adore your style!!! Thanks for the award and I'll play during the weekend :)

Vicky said...

Thanks Kristie!! Definitely PTI soul mates! I LOVE LOVE LOVE seeing what you do with their stamps (esp. the sets I don't own {yet} ). It's been a blast getting to know you and work with you on the DT and am looking forward to continue to share our PTI love! :)

ivwhy said...

thanks! what a surprise! we must talk more about our kiddos....i see we BOTH have boys, BOTH the same ages! thank you for your sweet comments!
ivy

Bex said...

Thanks Kristie, I really appreciate this, I have only been blogging a little while and it is great seeing all of your encouraging comments, and of course I love seeing all of your fabulous creations!

Made by Mandy said...

Kristie, thank you so much, you have made my day.

This is a link to my post Karma Award

Nancy Sanders said...

Kristie, i really enjoyed reading the facts about you. I am amazed, at your young age, with 2 little boys and what sounds like a fun and exciting job, that you can create what you do.WOW. What a neat job you have working in theater, obviously your creative ability spans over many dimensions.

Rose said...

Oh thanks for thinkin of me Kristie :-) And you desirve ALL these awards :-)

Laurel said...

Aww, thank you Kristie! And of course right back at you, love your stuff!

Alecia Castro said...

WOW, thanks so much Kristie, you are the sweetest!! And what do you know, we're both Cancers, but I'm 33. Was fun reading and learning more about you. Will get it posted to my blog soon!!

coffeeaddicted said...

Thank you for the award! It warms my heart to know that someone else likes what I do :)

Sound like you have gotten in an awardspree :)


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