Thursday, June 10, 2010

Paying It Forward

Update:  Imagine my surprise when I saw that I'd received another lovely award yesterday!


Thank you Michelle from All Home Cooking. All Year Long  for thinking of me. Truly, I am so honored. I thought I'd combine it wit this post because I'm going to admit up front that I'm going to cheat a bit. This award asks us to post 7 things about ourselves and since I'd just done this and am not that interesting really, they're all on the list below!  The guidelines for accepting this award are...

  • Thank the person/people who gave it to you.
  • Tell 7 things yourself.
  • Pass the award on to 15 bloggers, whom you have recently discovered, and think are fantastic.
So I am passing this award on to:
  1. Calamity Anne's Adventures
  2. Charm Bracelet Diva
  3. Chic on A Shoestring Decorating
  4. Christine & Co
  5. Crafts & Sutch
  6. I Been Thinkin' 'Bout Inkin
  7. Leksi Designs...This Handmade Life
  8. Life In My PJs
  9. mbellished
  10. Mich in LA
  11. Mosaic Magpie
  12. Pony Tails & Fish Scales
  13. The Little Green Bean
  14. The CraftInMe
  15. Get Craftin
Fun blogs with great ideas and definitely worth a visit :)


If you've never seen the movie of the same name or are unfamiliar with the term, simply put it's like a future propelled "Golden Rule". You do nice things for other people and they do the same to others, thus, paying it forward. Dawn K from  The Way I See Things surprised and blew me away by presenting me with two awards! I'm humbled and honored:
So first things first and a huge THANK YOU Dawn!

And now time for me to "Pay It Forward" which is as much fun as receiving the awards!

For the Trendy Blog Award :  
Once you receive this award, promise to share this with 10 other bloggers that you think are Trendy too.  
•Post about your award in your blog.  
•Share with the bloggers .
•Ask them to give this award out to 10 as well.

Ten Trendy Bloggers I'd like to recognize are:
  1. Cricky's Corner
  2. Food,Wine, and Mod Podge
  3. Green Submarine
  4. All Thingz Related
  5. Lorrie Everitt Studio
  6. Singing Three Little Birds
  7. Twelve Crafts Til Christmas
  8. A Little Lovely
  9. Le Chateau des Fleurs
  10. Lemon Tree Creations
For the Honest Scrap Award:   

Once you receive this award, you need to share 10 lies honest things about yourself, and then pass the award along to other great bloggers. So here goes about moi:
  1. My husband and I couldn't stand each other when we first met
  2. My husband and I each insist the other was the first to be interested ( he was!)
  3. I really, truly, honestly, am a chocoholic
  4. You would never know from looking at me that I'd rather shop at Home Depot or wander through a junk yard than a high end department store
  5. I wear lipstick every day
  6. I rarely plan out my projects
  7. I love to cook
  8. I use waaaaaay too many movie quotes and exclamation points!
  9. Growing up, I read the encyclopedia WILLINGLY
  10. I hate Facebook yet I have a blog. Go figure!
OK so now that you can't get the time it took you to read that back, drumroll please for those receiving the "Honest Scrap" award for their inspiration and awesomeness and for which you don't have to be a scrapper:)  :


  1. Simply Scratch
  2. The Graphics Fairy
  3. Blue Artichoke Interiors
  4. One Cheap B*tch
  5. Pumpkin Tart
  6. Room To Inspire
  7. The Scrap Shoppe
  8. Things I Learn From Bear
  9. Under the Table and Dreaming
  10. The Sewing Dork
So congrats, and please go check out these great blogs!

22 comments:

Laurie @simplyscratch said...

Im not sure why you can't leave a comment.. but THANK YOU! I have never won anything in my life!!

Le Chateau des fleurs said...

Thank you so much! SO sweet of you!

Victoria Resh said...

BEAR and I say muchas gracias...oh wait...BEAR's an Aussie...she says thanks mate :D
so nice of you to continue being a blogger friend and reading our ramblings...
I'm eating my (daily)Hershey bar today in honor of YOU :D
~victoria~

Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} said...

Thank you so much for the award!! I'm honored. :) I've enjoyed perusing your blog. I kept thinking I've seen your projects before and finally figured out its b/c they've been featured all over blogland! I'm so happy to be following you now!

Karen- The Graphics Fairy said...

Congrats on your well deserved awards!! How sweet of you to pass one along to me as well, thanks so much for thinking of me!

Lorrie Everitt Studio said...

Ohhh ... this is so cool! Congrats to you and thanks for recognizing my blog!

For sure I will post this on my blog and "pay it forward" as well!

What a great idea.
Lorrie

Julie said...

Why, Thank you! I'm blushing! Congrats to you and thanks so much for thinking of me!

Blue Artichoke Interiors said...

Congrats on your very deserving award! I love your blog and truly think (like you) that chocolate is the answer to many, many things. (That certainly explains why I had to work out with a trainer this morning.) This is why it is such an honor to receive this award from you. I have a kind of crazy day, but promise I will pay it forward this afternoon when things are not too hectic.

elizabeth @ twelvecrafts said...

Thanks for passing this award on! I'm so thankful!!! I like to use exclamation points too!!!!!

The Sewing Dork said...

Gosh, thanks! I love all this bloggy goodness.

Room to Inspire said...

Thank you so much for the award and for thinking of me! I am smiling for sure! I hope you have a great weekend.

Chelsea

Christine said...

Thank you very much for passing on an award to me...imagine that! Sweet!

♥ Calamity Anne ♥ said...

Thank you so much for the award!!! Have a fantastic weekend!

Michelle L. said...

So cool and kind of you to mention my beginner blog for an award! As good as a swig of chocolate milkshake(with real ice cream). Your blog rocks - I love your new idea "So you don't think you can craft." I need those STDTYCC projects! (Whoa, that's a lot of initials.)

MosaicMagpie said...

Thank you for my award. I am so happy you thought of me. You have made my day!!!
Debbie

Ana Paula@ Get Craftin said...

Thank you so much for the award! It just made my day! Cute blog you have i'm your newest follower!!

Charm Bracelet Diva said...

Thanks SO much for your sweet award! I'm honored and will post about it and add another 15 blogs to the list soon! I LoVe your blog! Soooooooo crafty! Yay!

Kathleen

http://charmbraceletdiva.blogspot.com

LeksiDesigns said...

Thanks for the award! It is my first award EVER!! I will post my 7 things and forward tomorrow. Thanks again...LOVE YOUR BLOG!

Enter my giveaway everyone if you get a chance!
http://leksidesigns.blogspot.com/2010/06/june-featured-etsy-seller-snowdon.html

nat2377 said...

Carol-
What a nice surprise. Sorry it took me so long to respond! Thanks for giving me this award. It was great to be highlighted (yet again!) on your blog!
Best Wishes!
Natalie

Stephanie Lynn @Under the Table and Dreaming said...

Thanks so much for the Honest scrap award! I greatly appreciate it and I'm flattered to be on your list. Thanks so much! I'm happy to add it to my blog! Hope you are enjoying your week! Thanks again! Stephanie Lynn

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