Thursday, October 30, 2008

Why I Just Had to Play the Lottery Today!

What's this? A necklace I won??????
Get Out! Thank you Deborah!
OK.. For some crazy reason, I have been on a winning streak in my little scrapbook stamping world! This is scary stuff... I mean, what the heck is going on?

It all started with Jacqueline... remember that beautiful box of goodies that came all the way from France? She sent it in June and we worried for months that it got lost? Well, we must have prayed far too hard for 'the prize to arrive' - because prizes just keep coming!!!! Seriously! Jacqueline!

Here's the rundown:

1. First, Jacqueline's Box of goodness. Stuffed full of papers, stamps, embellishments and cool France goodies!

2. Then, Hero Arts went and ran a week of paper related inspiring posts and give-aways with some very cool manufacturers! Like Basic Grey! Hot Dog! Well, I won something from Kelly Goree's blog! Kelly is on the Design Team for Basic Grey..I love her blog. And I won some stamps! Yep! Some Hero Arts Stamps! So darn lucky...

3. Well, as my lucky streak would have it.. then I won one of the challenges over at 2peas during World Card Making Day and Stamptoberfest! Deborah hosted a challenge, and had us all make a card for a special woman in our lives... Remember my friend Ann that I spoke to you all about? My friend that battled breast cancer over the summer??? I made her a card.. It's posted above.. anyway, I won the challenge and Deborah is sending Ann a pair of beautiful earings - made by Deborah! And, she is sending me a necklace and earings that match Anns! I can't wait to see Ann at our book club next week! I won't be able to wear mascara ... Tears will be flowing...

4. I'm not done! Roni over at Ink Stains hosts several challenges and swaps. You remember Roni - she was our hostess for the Fat Book Swap I was in for 4 months! And, she is a designer for Ranger??? As in RANGER? The folks that make so many cool products? Anyway, Roni is always sharing fun techniques and products and does giveaways! Well, shoot dang! I won one of the giveaways for some Paper Artsy Stamps! HOT! Love those stamps! Well, technically, I was 2nd choice! The real winner did not claim her prize so Roni drew another name! LOL! Thanks Roni!

5. And, then...GASP! You know that super cool altered artist T!M who also has a connection to Ranger? LOL! Well, Mr. T!m also shares some real cool tutorials and tips and tricks regarding his products on his blog...Remember last year when I did my 'Tim style tags' from his 12 Tags of Christmas???? .. Well, one day, Mr. T!m was giving away 3 sets of the new Ranger Distress Stickles! This happened on the weekend I was supposed to be gone for 4 days on a scrapbook retreat! But no, I was home, licking my wounds, and being grumpy because of all the bad stuff that happened (I have a post wating in draft form!)... Anyway, I left a comment... and I won!!! ACK!!! And the best part? The super sweet email message I got from T!m!!!! Love that guy... Go read his blog... He just got back from Disneyland! I think that should be his next RAK! A trip with Tim to Mouseland! Tee Hee!!!

6. OK.. About now I started getting freaked about all these winnings... I have had several friends email me and tell me to go play the lotto! So today I did... And darn it! Two other things happened today! First... Cornish Heritage Farms started a new blog.. yep.. another one to add to my list of faves... I follow several of the DT members - Kim Hughes, Becky Olsen, Jennifer Roach, to name a few! Well low and behold.. I was one of 10 peeps that will be getting a new stamp!!! Thank you CHF!!! PS... The owner Liz lives on a farm... I love reading her adventures on her blog! Cracks me up! You know, misery loves company!!!

And the last news to share ...

7. Hold onto your hats ladies and gentlemen.... I entered another Hero Arts Blog Challenge and I WON 2nd Place!!!! Crazy!!!!!!!! Last weekend, again, while I was licking my wounds about not getting to go on my4 day scrappy retreat, I held my very own virtual retreat at home... I had 1 day - after all the misshaps subsided!!!! So, instead of catching up on Scrapbook pages, I made some cards for the gals that won the challenge that I hosted over at 2peas during World Card Making Day and Stamptoberfest.. My very own Fat Book Page Challenge! Anyway, I did one of my multitasking challenges... you know.. catch up on some needed to do work and enter a challenge at the same time! Woah! My little babies won 2nd place! There's a photo of them up above ....

So, I am now officially on cloud 9...... I mean, when it rains it pours!

And yes I did play the Lotto...today...

If I win.. oh my...after I faint... Disneyland peeps.. Disneyland...

Thanks for listening to my news! Crazyness, isn't it?

6 comments:

Louise (KardKrazy) said...

Man, woman, you are on a roll! Good for you...hope it keeps coming;)

Lisa Carroll said...

Congratulations, Andi!

Sweet Blessings said...

Yippee Yayyyyyyy for you! How exciting is that...you my girl are truly a lucky girl! I could use some of that luck if you ever need to pass it on!!!

I LOVED your cards...they are so amazing!!!

Thanks for the smiles...Have an amazing Halloween!!! Sweet blessings!

Tami B. said...

It couldn't happen to a better woman, Andi. So happy for you. Your blog always brings a smile to my face. Enjoy the goodies.

glitzen said...

Amazing! Truly! How fun, its such a pick me up to have things like that happen to you, and God must have felt that you needed a mini-series of pick-me-ups! You deserve it.
Thanks for sharing some fun new blogs to visit, as well. :)

Kerilou said...

You are on a streak. Send some mojo my way, huh? I LOVE those cupcake stamps!! I bet they would be so much fun to color!!!
Keri