Monday, 24 November 2008

An Award!

I have been given this award by Heather and what an award it is, I am thrilled to have received it. This is a special award read the following ....

This blog invests and believes the PROXIMITY - nearness in space, time and relationships!These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in prizes or 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.

Now I need to choose 8 people I think deserve the award

No. 1 - Tracey - Tracey is a very dear friend to me. We met on-line seems likes years ago now, and I am very fortunate that Tracey lives near me. We have become very good friends both on-line and IRL and I treasure this friendship.

No. 2 - Kath - I met Kath first on-line again, and have had the pleasure of meeting her too, through our LSS. Kath is nearly always the first one to congratulate or leave the most fantastic comments on my blog, and recently I commissioned her to make a Baby Blanket for my new niece, and wow, it was absolutely fantastic, what a heirloom for my niece to pass down.

No. 3 - Micayla - Another on-line friend that lives nearby, and who I am dying to meet (and Emily of course), but we are like ships passing in the night, LOL always missing each other, which hopefully will be fixed soon. Her blog is amazing, she does things with paper that would be soo outside my box but which I love.

No. 4 - Maddy - WOW, love this lady's blog, but also love all the lovely comments that she has left on my blog.

No. 5 - Maya - this lady has a fantastic blog and is so creative, and again when she visits my blog she leaves the most fantastic comments.

No. 6 - Tanisha - Who I met through the big blog challenge, and whose blog and photography are amazing. Again another lady who visits my blog and leaves the most beautiful comments

No. 7 - Kathrina - This lady has founded her own stamping company Whiff Of Joy, and she stills finds time to leave comments on blogs

and finally

No. 8 - Gunhild - I have only recently found this lady's blog and I just love how she creates, and she is kind enough to put tutorials on her blog to show us how she done it!!

This was the hardest award that I have given out, I have really tried to pick people who I think really deserve it!

I have set up a new blog ....

at the moment I am truly obsessed with Advent calendars!

I have seen so many amazing ones during my journeys around blogland that I decided to set up a blog, dictated to just Handmade Advent Calendars. It doesn't matter what type they are (the matchbox ones are my favourite) Matchboxes, cloth, chipboard, etc

When I was making my one, I got stuck on some parts and tried to google Advent Calendars to get some inspiration, unfortunately the majority of the images were the usual Chocolate ones, not very many Handmade ones, so this is another reason for my blog - yeah any excuse really, lol

If you know of any calendars that aren't featured in my blog and you think they should be let me know and I will hunt them down!!!!

I want to update this every year once the crafters start making calendars again!

Pop along to Handmade Advent Calendars and be truly amazed at all the beautiful work that has gone into these calendars.