Saturday, 2 July 2011

It's All About You

I love a bit of blog reading of a lunchtime. I really do. (It's most often lunchtime, even if the bread crumbs get everywhere.) Don't think I'll ever be a "blopper", though. That has to be one of my least favourite words ever. Along with "outsourced" and "instore".

Anyway, what I want to say today is - look at you all!
Making and sending beautiful things round the world:

With delighted and grateful thanks to (l to r) Amanda for her card, Mel for her little diorama and card, and Jacky for her memory-keeper card
Organising exciting giveaways:

The gorgeous collection of bits I was lucky enough to receive in a generous giveaway posted by Annie the Felt Fairy. Thank you!. You chose perfectly!
Planning and creating and blogging challenges and tips and Things We All Need To Know. My current favourites:
  • Amy and friends at their new blog Simple Aussie Girls. Their emphasis on journaling is right up my street.
  • Rinda's Summertime Scavenger Hunt (details in her sidebar). I'm sure she wouldn't mind a few more photographers joining in.
  • Alexa's feast of free digital templates and tips AND Fabric printing fun (also at It's A Creative World here
  • Cate's planning ahead for a series of Christmas posts and she's looking for some guests here
  • Jemma and S will be looking out for the new Counterfeit Kit Challenge very soon
  • Louise has taken up the Captured In a Card idea and is working it here
because I thought a Show of appreciation on a Saturday might be a plan. Come on, it's Saturday, show someone you are there enjoying what they are doing! Subscribe to someone new, follow someone for the first time (me, maybe?), leave a comment for somebody you enjoy...

...but, please, do come back tomorrow for Storytelling Sunday. And have a nice weekend, whatever you are up to.


cate said...

thank you for including me in your list! off to check out some links... or maybe convince this small boy child to go to sleep first. have a great rest of the day :)

furrypig said...

some great blogs thank u Sian have subscribed to a new blog already from your links!

Cheryl said...

what is a blopper? :-o

Angelfish said...

I think it is a shortening/merging of blog hopper Cheryl.
Some great links Sian:)Thankyou xx

Jennifer said...

Thanks for some new links to check out! Blogging really is a fun way to stay connected to people around the world!

JO SOWERBY said...

looks like you've been having gr8 fun over there sian. have fun this weekend and i'm pre-planned for tomorrow,
jo xxx
fingers crossed xxx

Alana said...

Trying to think of a story for tomorrow! Mine always seem to be about school or disasters.

Becky said...

Hi Sian - having trouble keeping up with my usual blogs at the moment as life is so hectic at home and at work! However, have done my story for tomorrow and look forward to reading others - perhaps I'll find someone new through Story Telling Sunday!

Scribble Monster said...

It all looks lovely Sian. I have enjoyed seeing your blog posts so much recently and I am so sorry I haven't been over to comment for a while. I am trying to think of a tale for tomorrow!

Alison said...

Have my tale ready Sian..and even have a LO to go with it!
Alison xx

Clare said...

Some great links there Sian, thank you. The goodies you've received look lovely. Not heard of a blopper - don't think I'm one though whatever it is!

Jimjams said...

Lovely post Siân - funnily enough I subscribed to a new blog after I realised that one lovely lady often comments on my posts, and produces super pages that I sometime miss!

Maria Ontiveros said...

Very cool Sian! And looking forward to Storytelling Sunday.

Louise said...

oh a lovely surprise, thank you Sian. Some great links here and some i haven't come across before xx

Sue Althouse, a.k.a. midwestgirl said...

Not sure what a blopper is, but guess I don't want to be one! Great links, you sure make the most of your lunchtime surfing!

Nathalie said...

"show someone you are there enjoying what they are doing! Subscribe to someone new, follow someone for the first time"
Yes! I am a new follower!!! I have just spent way more than a lunchtime reading your blog and finding so many fun things to read and so many great links, I decided to be your newest fan! :D

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