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"Canadian" Giveaway, EH!


GIVEAWAY... "CANADA ONLY"
 
This is a special THANK YOU to all my CANADIAN peeps for voting for me during the Sizzix Who Are You Contest!  I had so many supporters all around the world and I'm so grateful...which is why I had a giveaway last week too;) 
 
TELL ALL YOUR CANADIAN FRIENDS, EH!
 
I'll get to those fun details at the end.  But I have to show you a crafty project first!  I teach part time at Scrapbooker's Paradise and I love it. They have asked me to help whip up some displays which has been a lot of fun! I bet you can guess what display this one is for!  I was given some paper and this wooden cradle and told to make it BABY!
 
 
I glued the pink paper with modge podge.  I made sure to distress and ink everything too!  I love the wordplay "baby & me"!  The crescent moon die looks amazing in picked raspberry distress glitter.
 
 
The Jumbo Tattered Floral is awesome for these larger projects. 
 
 
A little chalking!  Someone mentioned in a blog comment this would be a great sentiment for a new baby!  So I went with it.  See, I listen:)
 
 
I inked the flower with pumice stone, worn lipstick and picked raspberry.
 
I attached these mini florals all around and I stamped and inked some ribbon.
 
 
One of my favorite dies is the garden green die.  I love adding these greens to my projects!
 
LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU ARE CANADAIN!
 
My Scrapbooker's Family was so excited and a huge support.  The made sure to share with all their customers to vote, vote, vote!  They have offered a chance to win $25 gift card and I have matched that for a...
 
  $50 Scrapbooker's Paradise gift card
 
Here's what I need from you! 
Leave me a comment what province or territory you live in and what you would buy if you won!
 
I'm all about promoting Canadian and connecting with other Canadian's.  You don't have to follow my blog to win.  But I sure would love it if you did.  Please share some Canadian Pride and share with all your Canadian buddies!
 
Here's how you can stay connected with me.
Follow my Blog
Facebook, we can be BFF's
Pinterest, I am a Pinaholic
I also Instagram and I just started Bloglovin
 
Scrapbooker's Paradise is a 100% Canadian company.  Until March 12th they have FREE SHIPPING anything over $25!  Buy Canadian First! 
 
Here's how you can stay connected with Scrapbooker's Paradise
 
Shop...in store or anywhere in Canada, even in your jammies
Facebook, stay connected!  You'll see new products, classes, get Facebook only coupons and store promotions.
 
You will have until Monday March 10th to leave me a comment.  Be sure to "LIKE" Scrapbooker's Facebook Page and give them a shout out and thanks! 
 
http://www.scrapbookersparadise.com/
 
http://www.sizzix.com/images/static/wayvote/way_vote.html
 
 Thanks everyone for your votes!  Passing along some of that winning karma!

Comments

  1. I am from Ontario and I would buy paper,paper and more paper!!!

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  2. Wow - I love finding out about Canadian companies! I'm from Nova Scotia, and I would pick up some stamps and dies.

    I love the cradle - so pretty!

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  3. I am from Ontario as well, been following you everywhere. LOL I would probably get some Tim dies. LOL
    Great cradle and the sentiment is perfect.

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  4. I'm from beautiful B.C.
    I really need some of the new dies and more distress inks....actually....anything T!M :)

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  5. Hi Nicole
    I am from Calgary and have been following your blog for awhile now. If I was to win, I would buy some TH dies!

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  6. From St. Catharines, Ontario....my hubby wants to know why he keeps getting emails from Sizzix now (heehee I used his email to vote for you) and I would buy anything T!m. After meeting him I need more if his stuff!

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  7. Hello my gorgeous Canadian friend! thanks for this gorgeous project! I love seeing what you make. Can not wait to see pictures from when you go to California!!!!!! Anyways, need to get some fun things to craft with, some dies perhaps.... or stamps.... or some paper (cause they have an amazing assortment)! Off to eat some poutine, eh ;)

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  8. Woo hoo! I'm Canadian. Je suis canadienne. Like Debbie and Chelle, I'm from Ontario. As I love to emboss, I would use the gift card to purchase more embossing folders.

    Nicole, your little cradle looks fabulous! I love the glittery moon - but most of all that fabulous sentiment! Your reader was right... It's perfect for a baby project!

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  9. Hi Nicole! I'm from Alberta and have been a follower of your blog for a while now. I love all your beautiful projects.
    I love shopping local but haven't ordered online from SP yet.
    I love die cuts so would definitely be buying some TH dies.
    Thanks for the chance to win! Hugs!

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  10. Hi Nicole. I have been a follower of your blog for a long time, since I started my own. I am so happy that you won the contest;can not think of anyone more deserving. What a gorgeous cradle and it will be perfect for the display.

    If I was the lucky winner, I would probably buy some more dies and paper pads. I am from Ontario. Hugs!

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  11. I'm from Quebec, love to scrapbook and card making....always new tools to vary what i love blings...:)....die cuts and punches are always fun to work with as well..:)

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  12. I was so excited to hear that you won that contest, I was jumping up and down for joy for you , I'm sure you remember my comment on facebook. Anyway thanks for the chance to win the give away and right now I am into collecting anything to do with sizzix,....yes I am a addict!!! Hugs from Alberta!

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  13. Congrats Nicole. I have been a follower of your blog for a long time. If I were to receive a gift card dies is where my money would go. I am a member at SP and when they send the coupon that's what I always spend my money savings on.

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  14. AHHHH MAZING project, I am so in love with your work!!!! I haven't been by the past week for I have been getting ready for my very first (big) challenge on my blog.... I am from PEI and I would defiantly buy stamps and distress inks and hopefully have enough to by some 12" by 12" paper cardstock. Thanks for sharing a Canadian Store , I have looked forever and couldn't find one!!! hugs

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  15. Ok first of all...WHOA! That's quite the project but I love the hugea** flower!!
    Secondly, how freakin' generous of you! I love that you are promoting to shop local. With our dollar going up it's nice to know what options are out there for us. I am from beautiful BC!! I would probably spend it on more TH stuff...hee hee. You inspire me! Have a great weekend! Hugs!

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  16. hello! Congrats again on the big win! I am in Calgary Alberta, (as you already know! ;) ) If I won, I would spend it on paper, and anything vintage travel themed! Have a great weekend!
    Dandy.

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  17. I am a transplanted Quebecoise and a chronic over-user of "product". (heh, Nicole I will never ink again without thinking of you! ;) ) I would use the gift card to buy some of the new TH dies...if there is any left, that is!

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  18. First off I want to say I LOVE your blog and love how you distress and love your craft room! Maybe one day you can come redo my craft room for me!! I live in Northern British Columbia and I would buy simple stories new paper collections and probably some bobunny, Double sided tape because my daughter stole mine!! and probably some embellishments. Now you see I am probably over $50 so why not spend some more! LOL Maybe some new dies!! :) LOL Thanks for the chance to win!! :)

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  19. So nice of you to do yet another giveaway :)
    Some day I am hoping I can shop there in person :)
    Wow free shipping with just $25.00 and in Canada…that is unheard of.
    As for what I would want, that is hard, I'm still pondering over what I want to get with my last winnings ;)

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  20. Love what you have done.. from Beautiful BC interior .. More Tim's stuff for sure is on my list.. take care ..

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  21. I'm from Calgary born and raised. I would buy the big tattered flowers die. I LOVE IT

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  22. I love your baby project! My niece just had her baby yesterday so this just singing to me today! :) Love it. I love the jumbo flower! If I won... well I think you have a pretty good clue what I would buy! Everything new! LOL I'd be your little mini mee!!! ;P Thanks for always giving us something of uniqueness and full of total inspiration! xo

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  23. I'm from BC and i would get some card making supplies.

    billiondollarprincesss@hotmail.com

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  24. I have been following your blog for awhile now.I love your email posts I live in the Shuswap,British Columbia.
    If I were to win I would some new items that were shown at CHA.
    Blessings Jocelan

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  25. I have been a follower for a while too! Love to suppport Canada and fellow Canadians!!! Congrats on winning--well deserved! I am from Ontario and would love to win some money for extra goodies. You can never have too much scrappy goodness. I am a paper hoarder so would probably buy more paper and some distress inks to get started!!! Thanks for the chance!!!!

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  26. Hey Nicole, I'm from Ontario and would love to buy some dies if I won. Woohoo!!!

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  27. I'm from BC and I am a follower. I would probably buy some copic markers.

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  28. Congratulations Nicole on being the BIG Sizzix Winner! Been out of touch lately, but wanted you to know how happy I was for you!
    You deserved to win!...and not just because you were Canadian...talent is another part of it. LOVE your Baby Project! Gonna have to get myself those Tim Holtz Jumbo Tattered Flowers!

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  29. That baby bed is is very wonderful! Kudos for winning :) I live in BC and I would graphic 45 and tim holtz anything .. lol. Thank you for the chance :)

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  30. Hi Nicole, I'm from Manitoba. I only shop Cdn for scrap supplies, so its awesome there is a new one I can shop at. With the 6 feet of snow we have, I can't leave the house anyway :) I would probably buy different embellies....I have a new obsession with them. Congrats on your win!

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  31. Hi I am from Nova Scotia but I am in Alberta at least once a year to visit family. Took a couple of classes from your Red Deer store before it closed. I would buy stamps or paper or tools if I were to win the $50.00! thanks so much!

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  32. Woohoo! Love the cradle! From Ontario and would invest in more distress inks!

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  33. Congrats on your Sizzix prize! I am from Manitoba. I would buy paper, lots of paper!

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  34. Nicole, since I started to learn the techniques you taught me I just love them and never knew them and honestly you got me hooked especially with the Tim Holtz. Line. My next buy is his new line of paints and the die cuts. Thanks for teaching us these techniques.

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  35. Hey, a giveaway! love it :) I'm from Ontario, the deep snow and COLD part up north, lol. I would buy TIm Holtz, probably a die....in fact, likely that BIGZ flower that I'm seeing so much of :)

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  36. So happy you won! Can't wait to see pics from your big visit with them! I grew up in Newfoundland for the first half of my life but have been happily living the last 22 years in Ottawa, Ontario!

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  37. I live in Calgary Alberta and if I won, I would use it to buy supplies to do some non traditional crafting (ie not scrapook pages or cards). Love all the new stuff you are teaching us Nicole!

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  38. I am also a fellow Canadian. Originally from PEI but now living in NB! Follower of yours for years now and love your blog.
    Anita
    anitamthibodeau@gmail.com
    http://scrappyhappymommy.blogspot.ca

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  39. I was in the States for the weekend and attempted to comment 3 times from my ipad
    It just would not work?

    anyway her is what i said .....

    Horray Canada

    I live in North Western Ontario -
    Province of Snow, Lakes & Fun!

    I would defiantly get Tim Holtz Sizzix Dies!!!

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  40. Hi there Nicole....I am from Alberta....I love Scrapbookers Paradise and have so much fun when I go there.....and I miss the girls....and the classes. I would definitely spend my gift on Timmies stuff....and all kinds of other stuff....lol. I would just have fun girl...Keep up the awesome job and I love seeing your posts on facebook.

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