Thursday, November 8, 2012

Liebster Blog Award

Hi folks,

Recently, I was nominated by Traci, for the Liebster Blog Award.  Knowing very little about this, I did a small search and it seems like it's a pretty neat thing to be awarded.  Although some consider it a chain letter, of sorts, it's a way to bring awareness to those with blogs that have less than 200 followers. A couple blogs I read mentioned that the Liebster Blog Award started in Germany but when it started the blog had to be less than 3000 followers.  Who knew that bloggers in Germany had quite a following!  I dream of the day when I have 3000 followers, but until them, I cherish each and every one of you.

Although I don't post nearly as much as I want to, nor craft the same, I am lucky to have all of you stop by when you have a chance to see what is new in my world.  The comments that some of you leave are inspiring and help push me to continue to create.  Thank you for that!

So, without further adieu, I am going to be nominating 5 people for the Liebster Award.  Now, here's a stipulation, if you don't want to continue this, there is absolutely NO pressure and I will not be upset if you don't.  If you do, that's great!  Again, really...I mean it...NO pressure!  Also, these are in no particular order:

1.  Karon - I met Karon through the Cricut Message Board.  She does AMAZING work and inspires me to continue to create.  She is an avid follower of my blog, and honestly comments more on my work than I do on hers.  I need to work on this.

2.  Sharondalyn - Another person I met through the Cricut Message Board - but Sharondalyn does wonders with a little paper, some pictures and glue.  Check her out and go follow her.  You won't be disappointed!  If you are into vinyl - she's your gal!

3.  Jayma - OK, I cheated but I'm OK with that.  I can bend the rules, right?  Jayma is my upline with Close To My Heart.  She is the original person who got me hooked on this amazing company and although we have never met, I consider her someone who is easy to talk to and confide in.  I am so lucky to have her in my life!

4.  Diane - Diane is someone who has believed in me for quite some time.  This past summer she approached me about being a designer on the Exploring Cricut blog and this has opened many doors fo rme.  Thank you, Diane!  Check out her work too!

5.  Sharon - Sharon has also been quite a nice supporter to my crafting for quite some time.  She is always leaving comments on my posts about how she loved this or that.  I'm an awful blog follower because I rarely make it over to comment on her blog but she makes me want to scraplift a thing or two from her . Check her out!  :D

That's it for today.  Still haven't edited the video I made yesterday.  Crazy, busy week, but it's coming.  Stay tuned for that!

Craft on,


  1. Hey Ian Welcome back to bloggy world. Missed you. Congrats on the award you deserve it.
    Been crazy busy here, too. Trying to get stuff ready for a bazaar. Lost my voice which makes teaching an adventure. My students are so extra helpful. Gotta love that.
    dmcardmaker (at AOL)
    (email follower)

    1. Thanks, D! I have missed posting. :( I hope you were able to get everything ready for the bazaar!! Lost your voice!? No good!! I'm so late with this but I hope you have it back now...I'm sure you do. Students are amazing like that. haha. :)

  2. Hi Ian - long time no see! Glad you are OK and thanks for the award. I will add your name to my side bar on the Liebster Award that was given to me by another bloggie friend recently. Thank so much. Good to see you around:-) Hugs, Karon

    1. Thanks, Karon and so glad that you already received it. You deserve it! :)

  3. Thanks so much, Ian! You make it so easy to talk to you and confide in you, too! I'm SOOO grateful for you coming into my life...seriously! You are so awesome! Thanks for the award!

    1. Aww, thanks, Jayma!! You are amazing and I don't know where I would be without you. You deserve this award and more! :)