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Two | a Birthday Giveaway : Closed


Happy Monday!  Today, TTSM is two.

This is a perfect excuse to eat cake all day, which I am.
Last year, for my first blogging birthday, I set some resolutions which I think I kind-of, sort-of kept to.  I bought myself a camera [you probably didn't notice] and I have tried to improve my photography, but where this has happened sometimes, I think this might be down to luck and fluke, rather than skill.  I've also tried new crafts [paper cutting and more recently honeycomb] and this is something I intend to focus even more on for my third year of blogging.  Finally, I set myself some consistency challenges, trying to find a balance between setting goals to make more and regular blogging.  Around the New Year, I started blogging three times a week and this became a little personal goal, which I've managed to keep to [give or take one week or two] until today.  I have to be honest, this hasn't been easy - but I've enjoyed having this self-inflicted goal to focus on.  So, here's to year three!
I mentioned in my first ever post that TTSM was not my first [nor second or third] attempt at blogging and the reason I have been able to keep this one up, I think, is due to the fab online community.  Thank you so much for your comments, tweets, emails and for every time you share my posts.  
Raising my coffee/cocktail [depending on your time of day...or maybe not as far as the cocktail is concerned] to you xxxx

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Finally - GIVEAWAY TIME!  I thought I'd offer something to celebrate and this is the online version of taking cupcakes in to work/school for your birthday.  

Ever fancied making Papercut artwork, Honeycomb decorations, bracelets, pinboards, tote bags or stationery toppers?  Now is your chance to win the project materials - the winner of this giveaway will win everything required to make the TTSM DIY craft project of their choice!  Any craft project DIY on this blog - if you fancy giving it a go but don't have the materials - you can win them! [If I have set the Rafflecopter form correctly - let me know if you have any problems!]


These are the mandatory entries:

Leave a blog comment, telling me the craft DIY you would like to win

Follow @ThingsSheMakes on Twitter  [if you don't already - tut! ;)] and then

Tweet: "I want to win the TTSM DIY craft post of my choice giveaway! http://thethingsshemakes.blogspot.co.uk #TTSMgiveaway"

Optional extra entries are to:

also like The Things She Makes on Facebook, Bloglovin and Pinterest


I'd like to open this up to all areas of the internet - so here is the small print:
  • It cannot be a food/baking post - unfortunately, this would rule out overseas entries, so please make sure the project you want to try is craft :)
  • The giveaway will close on Sunday, 28th September.  Make sue you get your entries in by then!
  • Of course, you can change your mind if you are the winner and find a different craft project you would like to try than originally posted!  If i am unable to send you part of the project materials due to shipping regulations, I will contact you to let you know, or offer you the chance to choose a different project.
  • The value of the project materials will not exceed £50.
  • If I am unable to buy you the same materials as I have used, I will find you the nearest alternative I can.
  • Rafflecopter will do the honours in choosing a winner, which I will announce back here, on the 29th September.
  • Any questions - please do ask!
Good Luck!

11 comments

  1. I would love to win the Honeycomb decorations craft, they look so pretty & I love all the different textures

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  2. Happy Blogiversary!! Well done on a fab two years. I for one have definitely noticed your photography improving and I think you have a knack for styling (something I'd love to have).

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  3. Oh and I totally can't decide on which craft (there is too much awesome) so I'd let you choose if I won!

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  4. Happy Blogiversary! I love loads of arts and crafts and next to have a go at is 'felting' so if there is a felting box I would love that! If not, I would love a Christmas themed craft box for maybe creating my own tree hangings! Thank you!

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  5. Thank you so much for the chance!

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  6. anything do do with Christmas, maybe some christmas cards

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  7. Would love some crafts for Christmas

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  8. Happy Blogbirthday!

    I love the look of the papercut artwork one, very creative :) xx

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  9. Congrats on getting to two years. :) I'm a newish reader and have really enjoyed all of your crafts so far, so I look forward to year three!

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  10. Happy bloggy birthday! (I always totally forget mine) I love your ombre curved bar bracelet :)

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  11. I'd love some crafts for the festive season :) I love the Papercut Artwork :D

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