Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Winner of my Virtual Birthday Party Giveaway!!!

An Oldie, but I still love it!!!

Hi, Friends......

Thank you to everyone who participated in my Virtual Birthday Party. You each chose some wonderful gifts to "give" to me. Tell me truly.....was that just the corniest thing I have ever done on my blog.....having a pretend party for myself? It might have been a bit crazy, but I had SUUUUUUCH a good time oohing and ahhhing over my new "presents"!!! Thank you for playing along with me.

Now......Before I announce my winner, would you like to see what I "received" from all of you lovely crafty friends?

1.  From Preety, a full-size Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad:
2.  From Crafty Chris, IndigoBlu - Kevin's Gang stamp set:

3.  From Denise Bryant, Zig Clean Clear Marker 4-pack in Pale Hues:

4.  From Glennis, Paua Shell pieces.  She didn't leave a link, but I pulled up a stock photo because I didn't know what they looked like.  :)

5.  From Clare Sutton, Cat Lovers Tea Gift Set, a lemon drizzle cake, and a sassy cat BD card:

6.  From Ionabunny, Lost Coast Designs - Happy Cat stamp

7.  From Lorraine, pretty washi tape and Teflon scissors.  She didn't leave a link, but I am guessing some of the washi might have kitties on it.  :)

8.  From Michele K. Henderson, Frantic Stamper - Precision Die Cat Icons

9.  From Ike, Newton's Nook Designs - Aloha Newton stamp set:

10.  From Fiki, these two items:
Newton's Nook Designs - Newton Loves Cake:

Wild Rose Studio - Cat and Moon Craft Die:

11.  From Teresa Doyle, she would give me a REAL cat that needs a home.  Awwwwww.......  No link because she figures I know what real cats look like.  :)

12.  From Alicia, Taylored Expressions - If Cats Could Talk stamp and die set:

13.  From KT Fit Kitty, Your Next Stamp - Jessica's Kitten stamp set:

14.  From Princess Judy Palmer, Raisevern Women's Galaxy Tank Top:

15.  From Gracie at Graciellie Designs, a $15 GC to her Etsy store.....for REALS!  This was a prize from her hop that she announced to me here.  How fun is that!!??

16.  From Karen Ladd:  
Kitty Post-It Bookmark Flags:

Kliban Cat Stickers:

Cat Roller Gel Pens:

17.  From Shaz in Oz, these two embossing folders.  She didn't leave links, so I did my best to find the ones she was choosing.

Stamping Up! Lattice:

Cuttlebug Swiss Dot:

18.  From Davi, some bottles of Tim Holtz ink for using on my background techniques.  She didn't leave a link so it might be DI reinkers or some alcohol ink.  :)

19.  From Becca Yahrling, Neat & Tangled - Meowwwwww stamp set:

20.  From Tracy, Newton's Nook Designs - Newton's Happy Mail stamp set and matching die set:

21.  From RoseLilac, a custom ordered crocheted kitty.  I couldn't access the link photo on Facebook.

22.  From Vivian Foo, some Hello Kitty Candy Cakes (my network wouldn't allow access to her link for some reason) and tea together.

23.  From Sue LD, Lawn Fawn - Meow You Doin' stamp set:

24.  From Peggy Sue, Tim Holtz Crazy Cats stamp and die bundle:

Aren't those AMAZING and AWESOME and THOUGHTFUL gifts???? I LOVE them all!!! THANK YOU so much!

Okay.......now for the winner of my virtual Birthday party door prize selected by Random.org:

Michele K. Henderson

Congratulations, Michele!! Please email me with your snail mail addy (jwoolbright at gmail dot com) to claim your prize!

Thank you so much to everyone for making my birthday so much fun!!!! You are the best!!


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  1. Wow!! I love the list of virtual presents :) many awesome cat related crafty things! Happy bday again :)

  2. How awesome - such a fabulous array of virtual gifts :-)
    I think it was a brilliant kooky idea and I hope you had a fun Birthday xxxxxxxx

  3. Dear Janis, you come up with the best ideas. This was such fun and I enjoyed reading everyones gifts and your delighted responses. It was such fun celebrating with you. Hope you had a wonderful birthday and got lots of lovely real gifts. Congrats to Michele. Hugz

  4. WOW Janis, that was fun to see what everyone "gave" you! A very FUN hop, this was such a great idea! (IF I had a blog I would SO want to do this for the fun factor! Mine is on St. Paddy's Day so I'd ask for funny Irish quotes and sayings.. haha)
    I hope your birthday was as wonderful as you are!

  5. oh woow! those gifts are just purrrrfect!
    Love them all!
    congrats to winner!
    this was funny :D
    hope your day was wonderful!

  6. Oops sorrryy... dopey me, if forgot links!!! But you had perfectly right!, well done, I love them both! And what a great selection that versafine onyx black is my top favourite ink then some of the other colours in versafine.
    Happy birthday Janis and thanks for sharing the fun with us and congrats to your winner!!
    Shaz in Oz.x

  7. What great presents! And how cool that you linked them all so we could see them too. The "toilet paper in a box--best present ever" is going to have me laughing all day.

  8. Wow! Janis, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! I think this idea was so creative and so much fun - -I can't believe I actually won a fun door prize! Happy Birthday to you, my dear!
    Take Care!

  9. Congratulations to Michele...and what fun it was to watch you unwrap all your "presents", Janis! Who would have known there were so many great cat stamps. Unfortunately, now I feel like I need them as well, and my wallet won't be too happy about that! Glad we were able to help you celebrate your birthday month in such a creative way.

  10. I'm late in my congrats to Michele! woot-woot!! :-)
    I agree with Michele, this was such a creative & fun idea, Janis. <3


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