Monday, August 20, 2007

10,000 HITS BLOG CANDY - ALTERED LUNCHBOX TIN

It looks as though my counter will be reaching the 10,000 mark today ... woohoo! That calls for some BLOG CANDY, don't ya' think?! When starting this blog on June 18, I had no idea what to expect. I have found this adventure to be incredibly rewarding, inspiring, and another element of excitement to my craft! Thanks to all of you who read my blog, subscribe, and leave me nice comments that just MAKE MY DAY! You are truly motivating!

If you've been reading my blog lately, you know I've been on an Altered Lunchbox Tin kick. (See other tins HERE and HERE). I've been saving this one just for this occasion! Yep, you can WIN this CUTIE PIE Altered Lunchbox Tin and Dividers ... specially made for organizing your handmade greeting cards!


The dividers are labeled: Birthday, Thank You, Holidays, Get Well/Sympathy, Friendship, Congrats, and Misc.


So how do you WIN? See this jar of buttons? It's a jar I have on a shelf in my craft room .... all my miscellaneous buttons get put in that jar -- buttons from new clothing, buttons found in the laundry -- you name it, it goes in there! It's used more for decorative purposes than anything else.

Leave me a comment on THIS POST .... include your guess as to how many buttons are in the jar. I'd also love to hear how you found my blog! Was it through Splitcoast Stampers? another stamper's blog? (if so, who?), are you a local customer of mine? Whatever it is, I'd love to hear how you found me!

The button jar measures approximately 4" x 4" square and 3" tall without the lid.

I will end the blog candy on Wednesday 8/22 evening. Only U.S. shipping addresses please. In the event of a tie(s), each correct number will be assigned a number in order of post and a number will be selected by random.org. GOOD LUCK !!!

RECIPE FOR CUTIE PIE ALTERED LUNCHBOX TIN:
Stamps: None
Paper: Cutie Pie DP, So Saffron Prints DP (for smaller chipboard flower), Certainly Celery and So Saffron CS (for dividers)
Ink: White CRAFT Ink for Chipboard Pieces
Embellishments: Apricot Appeal, Certainly Celery and Bashful Blue Grosgrain Ribbon, On Board Blossoms & Basics, On Board Accents, Bashful Blue Brads, So Saffron Brad, Bashful Blue Button, Embroidery Floss
Tools: 1 1/4" Circle Punch (for cut-out around latch), Word Window Punch (for cut-out around handle), Round Tab Punch (for dividers), Sanding Block for Chipboard
Supplies: Lots and lots and lots of Sticky Strip, Stampin' Dimensionals or Foam Tape.
Notes: The word "CARDS" under the Label Holder and the words on the dividers are printed from the computer. The DP for the lid is TWO pieces to fit around the handle.

86 comments:

Bonnie said...

What an adorable tin! I love it. I'm going to guess that there are... 82 buttons in the jar.

Bonnie said...

Oh, sorry, I forgot to say - I found you through Splitcoast.

Anonymous said...

I found you through Splitcoast. I visit everyday to see the recent additions. I LOVE the Cutie Pie paper. My guess is 172 buttons.

SCS user name: amc621
email address: mccormackajj@aol.com

Anonymous said...

I found your blog thru SCS looking at the upload photos today. I just love it. My guess would be 247 buttons.

Alice
SCS Mommaladystamper

Judy in Indiana said...

My guess is 317 and I found you through SCS.

Judy at Workmanfamily dot com

Angel Wilde said...

I will guess 256 buttons. I found you a while ago and I think it was through "Stampin When I Can"- Allison who posts all the cool tutorials and blog candy giveaways.

Scrappychick said...

OK, random guess: 325 buttons in the jar, they hold more than they appear to! I found you through someone else's blogroll, I think! I love all you tins, especially the cute dividers.

Jenn in GA said...

My guess is 237. I found you when I clicked a link on Charmaine's blog, Oodabug Alley. Wish a friend of mine had found all those tins for ME at a garage sale...

Anonymous said...

My guess is 420. I found you thru SCS.

Marissa V.

scfranson said...

638 is my guess.
Claudia Great Blog!

Ashley said...

Congratulations on reaching 10,000 hits. Super cute lunchbox tin.

I found you through another blog, but don't remember who.

My guess is 343. Don't know why - just the number that popped into my head.

Take care.

scfranson said...

Forgot to say that I found you through Allison's blog.

Pam said...

I think I found you on SCS because I go there everyday but it could have been someone's blog also but as soon as I saw how beautiful your work was I signed up for your email notification and added you to my favorites on my aol tool bar so I wouldn't miss anything new. I love this Tin and would love to have it!! My guess is 266.

StampinSpicer

Cindy Vernon said...

Cute tin. My guess is 122. I found you through Allison at Stampin when I can.

Dottie K said...

My guess would be 355. Nancy I really enjoy your blog and found it from another blog but can't remember who. Sorry. This is beautiful. Your work is amazing and I look forward to seeing what you post and check it daily. Thanks for all the inspiration! :)

Linda SS said...

I found you today thru Allison, although I have visited your blog before. I don't recognize the header though, is it new? My guess is the age of my three grandchildren...541

Michelle said...

I was looking at Stampin When I Can's blog and she linked to your side. I like your projects! thanks for sharing.

I'm guessing 277 buttons

Staci Lynch said...

Great tin! This is actually the first time I have been to your blog and I found you through Stamp When I can. I will be back! My guess is 437! Thanks!

Staci

scrappintrish said...

I found you from Allison Blog over at Stampin When I Can.
I am going to guess 75 buttons. :)

CAKVD said...

Hi! I'm newly addicted to altering - the tin is perfect! I will guess 215 buttons. I found you through Allison.
Thanks!
Cheryl KVD

Jen said...

I'm going to guess 304 buttons. Keeping my fingers crossed, that tin is absolutely adorable!

Cathy said...

Congrats on your 10,000 hits and what sweet sweet candy you picked just for your readers. I found you through SCS and Stampin When I Can. My guess is going to be 425. Thanks for a chance.

NancyS said...

I'm going to guess 625! What a cute altered tin. I subscribed recently and I'm not sure now where I found you.
NancyS

Pattyjo said...

I found you through Allison. I guess 110. Thanks for the chance. I really am looking forward to seeing how many now.

Natalie said...

I'm not sure how I found your blog, but I'm sure glad that I did.
As someone who is known as a good organizer, this prize would be perfect for me and I would love to win it. My button jar guess is 188.

Tammy said...

Congrats! on the 10,000 mark! I hope mine will be there some day. I found you from visiting my blog and I love your blog!

My guess is 343! I love this tin and certainly wouldn't mind winning it! Thanks for the opportunity! Tammy

April said...

Wow! Thanks for a chance at a lovely giveaway!! I found your blog through SCS!! Hmmm..I'm going to go with 275 buttons?????

stampingbeth said...

awesome candy... my guess is 363.
Beth
stampingbeth@yahoo.com

Becky said...

Congrats on 10,000 hits - you deserve it my dear as you have a wonderful blog. I stumbled upon you when looking for techniques and now have you saved in my favorites. My guess on the buttons is 467. ....my what a cute tin.

Jill K said...

Love the tin...Love your stuff. I am so glad I found your blog, it is a definite favorite now. I found you through Heather's blog, who also does amazing work. You two are my top fav's! My guess for the buttons is 282. Thanks!
luckiestgirlalive@hotmail.com

Sandra L-M said...

Congratulations! I'm going to guess 313 buttons. Thanks for sharing your work and the goodies. Sandra

Bobbi said...

How fun! I love guessing games! My guess is 160 buttons. What great blog candy! Oh - I came across your blog through ALlison at Stampin when I can!

Ida Faye said...

The tin is beautiful - sure would love to win it. My guess is 585 buttons. I just found your blog on Stampin' When I Can. I'll be checking back often . Congratulations and thanks for the opportunity to win.

Karen Rumsey said...

I love the tin. Have always wanted to make them just never have had the time. I am inspired. My guess on the button jar is 324. I found you through Cindy Bundys blog.

~Wendy Tunison said...

My guess is 382 but dh says 384 so we're going with 383! LOL! Congrats on all the hits! That is just awesome! I absolutely love the tin and it's made in my colors so you know I have to win! LOL! I have no idea where I found you. I've been reading your blog for a while. I wish I could remember. Sorry I'm no help there. Congrats again! How fun!

Angie Tieman said...

Whoo! Hoo! I've been waiting for you to give this little tin away that you teased us with weeks ago!! Congrats on your 'big hits' status, you and your blog are awesome! Can't remember how I found you...I think maybe you left a comment on my blog, and I came over to check you out! *wink* Okay, now for the winning number of buttons, it's 576! I'll just go ahead and send you my address so you can get that in the mail to me! hee! hee!

Ethan's World said...

Wow what great candy!!! 10K lots of visits but no surprise you are amazingly talented!

I found your blog through another stampers blog and boy am I glad that I did.

Ethan's World said...

Ok it would help if I added my guess LOL...312

Wow what great candy!!! 10K lots of visits but no surprise you are amazingly talented!

I found your blog through another stampers blog and boy am I glad that I did.

Sandra said...

Hi Nancy

Just saw this on your blog and I have to say congrats on the hitcounter heading for the 10000 mark. You have a great blog and that's why we love visiting.

My guess is 444 just because 4 is my lucky number and buttons are alot more than what they seem.

So happy stamping and thanks for the blogcandy.

HugS
Sandra

Elaine said...

I was going to guess 467 but someone else guessed it already, so how about 516!? I found you through Allison's blog! :)

Elaine
a_place_for_ink

Anonymous said...

I think there is 780. I found your blog through other peoples blogs.

Lorri said...

Way to go Nancy, 10,000 hits! Your blog is so awesome, it is a MUST SEE in my daily routine.
I love a guessing game, my guess is 355 buttons.

Oh and I found your blog via YOU!

Hugs, and thanks for sharing,

~Lorri :)

Kathie said...

My guess is 563. I found your blog through SCS and I have been a steady visitor ever since. I love your creations Nancy!

Kathie
Just an Inkling

rebecca said...

424 is my guess. I probably got pointed your way by another blogger, but it's been a while, so I don't remember who. Maybe Allison, since she's so good at that. You've done an amazing job to reach such a lofty goal in so short a time. Your work speaks for itself.

Rebecca (ceadmile00@msn.com)

Libby Hickson aka stampinlibby said...

Your tin is so adorable! And what a fun contest for blog candy! I'm sure I'm way off but I'll say 252 buttons. And I can't honestly remember how I found your blog - but it's very recent. I found it, added you to my google reader, and don't remember how that happened. :-)

Adoree said...

Aloha Nancy,
Cograts on your 10K hits on your wonderful blog! I think I found your blog on SCS and Oodabug Alley.
Have been visiting your blog for your inspirations and creativity!
My guess would be 365
Thank you for the opportunity
Adoree

Karen Gladney said...

I found your site through Alison's site. http://stampinwhenican.blogspot.com
I think there are 250 buttons in the jar. Congrats on 10,000 hits on your blog. Tks for the opportunity for the blog candy.

Robin said...

Hey Nancy - what an adorable tin, just love it. My Cutie Pie paper arrived yesterday and I can't wait to dive in. I think there are 382 buttons in your jar...I'm so bad at guessing...so I may have to case your tin since I most likely don't stand a chance of winning, LOL!

Linda Wince said...

What a gorgeous tin- I tried one and it was a disaster. Maybe yours will inspire me to try again- maybe I'll win yours. LOL! I found you on Stampin When I Can blog and know I'll be a regular reader! Congrats on 10,000. I think there are 311 buttons...

foodpartyfun said...

I found you some time ago, probably through SCS. My guess is 324 buttons. What a great blog candy to win. Your creativity inspires me. Congrats on the success of your blog!

Pat

Laurie said...

492
I got here from another blog but I have no idea which one. I've been blog-surfing for two days while stuck in bed and I think I've visited a million!

Barb T(Scs btexpress) said...

I just love that tin and would love to win it, so my guess for
the amount of buttons is 120.
Barb

kathleenh said...

Nancy, this altered tin is so adorable! I can't get enough of that Cutie Pie paper! My guess for the buttons is 900. I found your blog through my blog. You have been nice enough to leave me comments. :)

Lori said...

I love the Cutie Pie paper! I'm sure I came across your blog through another blog. Once I started reading a couple I went crazy and now get so many emails every day with new blog posts! Yay!
I'm going to guess there's about 192 buttons in the jar.

Aimee said...

Wow, cute tin! I found your site a couple of ways. First through the Split Coast board and second through the Stamping When I can site. I love your work, you are very inspirational! Thanks for sharing your creations and helping to motivate me!!

My guess on the buttons is 403.

Aimee
gemineye3@ameritech.net

Anonymous said...

Wow, you just started this blog on June 18? I found about your blog through SCS. Thanks for all your inspiration. My guess is 101. maryanne

Gina Wrona said...

mmmmmmmm maybe 132?

I've been getting your blog updates thru feedblitz for so long I honestly don't remember how I originally found your blog. It probably was a link that another blog had to yours from my demonstrator's list of blogger friends that I had visited.

Anywho, I love seeing your unique creative creations. Keep up the good work.

Morning Glory68 said...

Hi Nancy! Congratulations on 10,000+ hits! What an awesome tin. I'd love to win it!! I found your blog on SCS I believe. We started our blogs about the same time.

My guess is 243 buttons.

I always enjoy visiting your blog. You have some wonderful cards and projects.

Ila said...

What a Beautiful Tin! I will guess 300 buttons. Congrats on all the hits!!

InspiredByInk said...

hallo!!
I honestly don't remember how I found your blog... is that sad or what?! I blame it on my youngest child and hope to find the brain cells soon, though friends tell me to give up the search!

Hmmm... I've never been any good at guessing these things.. so I'd like to think there are 333 buttons in there.! Thanks for sharing and I LOVE your tins!

Bobbie *Ü*

Melissa said...

Congratulations on 10,000 hits, I LOVE your blog! I have my husband to thank for finding you! We are re-modeling our home and while trying to find an office/craft room design he sent me your blog and told me he would like to see me with an office like yours! :) Thanks for the great photos and ideas!
My guess for the buttons is 613.

Melissa

Corie said...

Wow -- CONGRATS on the hits. Your site is just FANTASTIC!!! So many beautiful creations and tips -- the organization tips are the best.

To tell you the truth I do not remember how I found you. Did you find me or did I find you? I think I have been following you from the very start. Luv ya!!!

My guess is 414. Are you really going to count all those buttons? Crazy lady.

Márcia Mattos said...

Hi

My guess is 358.....not sure though LOL!!!

hugs
Marcia

Márcia Mattos said...

I found you through allison's blog!
Marcia

Barbara said...

Wow!! Nancy that is great, already 10,000+ hits on your blog. You are so creative and have many wonderful posts on your blog, no wonder so many people visit.
Who doesn't love a guessing game? My guess is 452 buttons.
I found your blog through YOU!!!

Barbara

Jan Scholl said...

266 is my guess and I dont even want to show my botton jar but I will probably smother if it ever falls on me

nikesmom said...

Hi Nancy,
Love your blog! Always thrilled to get the articles in my email, and to visit your page! I found your blog through YOU, thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas.

My guess on the jar of buttons is 322.

Love ya,
Karen

LettyLian said...

Yay! I love your tin! It's so beautiful. I found your blogsite from SCS and just love your ideas. I'm guessing 424 buttons? congratulations on surpassing 10,000 hits! wow!

Reality Show Reject said...

I love the tin! It is sooooo cute! Congrats on 10,000 hits! I found your blog through Allison at Stampin' When I Can. Thanks for the opportunity to win! My guess is 225. Thanks!

Kathi B said...

My guess is that you have 682 buttons in that jar. I have no idea how I found your blog originally but I love it. I have it set up to receive your new posts in NewsGator. I catch everything that way.

Flossie's Follies said...

Congratulations on your hits, that is great, I have one of those jars of found buttons, let see I say 332

kathy t said...

Buttons, buttons - I love buttons! They become an obsession once you start paper crafting! My guess 256. I found you fabulous site from SCS...

amby30 said...
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amby30 said...

I think your tin is adorable. I found your site on splitcoasters.com and love to stamp esp. stampin up. I think there are 268 buttons in jar. Thanks. Donna in NY

Beverly Bott` said...

Nancy;

I just can't believe you just started selling. Your work is as nice as you room. I can see you are a perfectionist.
I'm going to guess 199 I'm never good at this. I would love the tin. I have been wanting to make one of these.

Bev Bott

Lastel/STAMPINSTEL said...

Ok my guess is 397 buttons in the jar . Hope I am right , love your card tins , they are so pretty ! I found you through SCS . Love your work !!!

Anonymous said...

I'll guess 432 buttons! I would love to have your gorgeous card tin!! I found your blog from SCS and going through the card gallery.
If a card catches my eye, and yours definitely do, I check out the gallery, from there I subscribed to your blog. You Rock!! Thanks for the chance to win.
Ilene B.

Sue said...

My guess is 433 buttons. The tin is sooo cute and I absolutely LOVE your craft room ideas.
My daughter sent me the link to your site that she got from her husband looking for craft room ideas. We all want the perfect space to see our "toys" and be creative. Thanks for the inspiration!
Sue H.

Heather Summers said...

OK, so I'm not a US address and truly I'd love your prize but really I just thought it is about time I post on your actual blog....LOVE IT!!!! I don't know how I found you but I sure am glad I did!!!! For fun, I'll guess 1021.

Alison Molumby said...

Wow! What a cute tin... I love making those too. They're addictive! I think there are 175 buttons in your jar. I found you through Allison's blog (Stampin' When I Can).

StampinginKansas said...

my guess is 323 buttons. Found your blog thru SCS and visit often.
Kris

Anonymous said...

I think there are 357 buttons. I found your blog through SCS. Happy Anniversary!

Shawn K.

Leslie McGahie said...

My guess is 222 buttons.
Who knew when we sat together watching our boys play baseball and you asked if I stamped. Yousaid you just did it as a hobby!!!
Love your Blog! Congratulations! I never even read a blog before yours! You've had to help me (drag me) along to the modern age!
Congratulations again-you desrve all the praise you have been receiving!
Oh- my guess is 222!
Leslie

diane mcvey said...

Awesome blog! Found you thru Franticstampers blog...
My guess is 264 buttons...
I'll be subscribing to the blog!
dinobomp@aol.com

Diane (djluvs2stamp on SCS) said...

Congrats on the awesome blog! This tin is sooooo Cute I love it! I found your blog thru a few other blogs that I visit, Allison, Gena and SCS and I believe that you have visited mine as well.

My guess is 278. Thanks for the chance!

Anonymous said...

This is a great blog. Love the tin & button jar. I got to your blog thru another Splitcoast friend. My guess is 328.

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