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Wednesday, 10 June 2009

one year

During my blogging break I missed celebrating a whole year of blogging.
To be honest I really didn't think I'd stick at it this long, but I have. Mostly because I enjoy being part of a fab community of strangers who are friends! Its a bizarre situation and almost unexplainable to people who aren't involved......I'm sure you know what I'm talking about!!!
Also I noticed at the weekend I had 50 54.....its lovely to think people want to read my blog :)
I must apologise though that I haven't visited everyone who has become a follower, not because I don't care, just that old chestnut 'time' again!! I do appreciate you visiting me :)
Over the past year, it has been fantastic to share things with people who 'get' it!! Where else can I take a pic of something frivolous and pretty and people actually want to look at it. Just as I love to visit other blogs and nose at all your crafting, pretty new purchases and beautiful homes.
I've probably said before that blogland proves that there are people left in the world who are nice! Swaps are proof of this, I have been overwhelmed by the generosity of people, and I just love choosing and making for somebody who you just know is going to enjoy opening something handmade just for them...
So in honour of my sticking at something for a whole year and as a thank you for encouraging me to sew and craft more than I probably would, I shall have a giveaway.
I am making some more tea cup pictures - a bit like the one below that I made for'll be the same...but different!!!
Just leave me a comment if you would like to take part and I'll randomly pic out a name in a weeks time.
Don't be shy, even if you have never commented before, say hello!!


LittleGem said...

Well done on your 1st year of blogging :) I know what you mean about it being one of those things thats hard to explain, but it just works! I'd love to be entered for your lovely giveaway please - I LOVE your teacup picture xx

Sarah said...

Wow, that's well worth a giveaway! Well done on a year of blogging. I know what you mean about blogging, it really is lovely and friendly.

I would love to win a lovely tea cup picture. It looks wonderful! Thanks for such a beautiful blog that I really enjoy visiting.

LissyLou said...

Congrats on the one year of blogging. I'd love to be entered into your giveaway, the teacup pictures are so gorgeous. x

mitmot said...

I agree with you about the special relationship with blogging friends :-)

love the teacup picture so everything crossed that it comes to live with me!
MM xx

Lesley (Notesfrommydays) said...

doesnt a year fly by so quickly!! its nearly my blogiversary i cant believe how quickly its gone by but like you also makes me feel warm and happy to know such a lovely community exists ! tea cup picture is lovely :-)
Lesley x

Rachel said...

Congratulations on your bloggiversary!! Love the little teacup pic.

louise said...

Congratulations on your year of Blogging, I love it, I love all the new friends Iv made too!!.

Mrs Crafty said...

Wow, love that, it's great. Sadly I don't get enough time to catch up on everyones blogs, but yours is fabby.

gingerwine said...

Blogging rocks!

I would love to be entered xx

Sam xx

bex said...

i love blogging too!!! thatnks for the giveaway!! fingers crossed!

BlossomAndRoses said...

Congratulations, your blog is fab! Heres to another year...

Thought I would try my luck with your giveaway, I love love love your teacup picture x

Jackie said...

Congratulations on your whole year of blogging ~ your little tea cup picture is lovely and I would love to enter your giveaway :O)

jo said...

Congratulations on your 1st Aniversary. Time flies when your having fun.

Hope I'm lucky enough to win that picture, it's beautiful.

Jo xx

Raspberry Grace said...

The teacup is just beautiful, well done you :)

Congratulations on your 1st anniversary!

Love, Rasp x

Lace hearts said...

You put it all so well - it is such a lovely community of like minded people to find. I agree with you on the time front!
I can't believe it's been a year - and what a lovely giveaway. Yes, please throw me in the giveaway draw. xxx

Country Bliss said...

Congratulations on your first year of blogging. Love the teacup picture and please enter me in your giveaway.
Yvonne x

Mary Poppins said...

Congratulations on you Blogoversary :)

Your Teacup delight is gorgeous, I love it as I do your lovely, heartwarming Blog, right down my street :)


charl said...

well done on a whole year .. its amazing how quickly it goes isnt it..
im already onto my 3rd month..its lovely meeting people who "get you!" isnt it..
love the fact you have your own sweet william to!!

Kirsty said...

Just found your blog, but would love to be entered. Keep following links from the SCC and arrive on all these lovely blogs, which then link to more, and argh and evening gone!

Teacup pic is lovely, I'd love to be in with a chance of winning it.

louise said...

Hi hun congratulations on your one year.
I love meeting new people through blogs and I have made lots of lovely friends.
Take care.

LittleGem said...

Love the blue flavoured children!! Yes I shall use it for a friend with blue flavoured children - wonder what would that friend like? ;) xxxx

LoloDesigns said...

Oh my I love the little teacup piccie ;o) Congrats on a year of blogging and heres to many more x

Rose&Bird said...

Congratulations on your 'birthday'! That's a lovely giveaway, please put my name in the hat x

Elaine said...

I think I must have read this post several times, and I thought I'd already left a comment *doh*

Congratulations Claire, and well done for sticking at it. It's really amazing to see the progress you've made too, crafting and sewing-wise.
Well done *hugs*

Love and blessings

Debbie said...

Well done on your 1 year blogaversary.

I would love one of your teapot pictures so could you enter my name about 10 times please! LOL