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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Woooo Hooo! Check out page 61 of CardMaker magazine's May 2010 issue! That's me!!! Blog candy to celebrate!

THIS CANDY IS NOW CLOSED.
Hello All!

I am soooo excited! I have only been making cards a couple of years and am thrilled to have a card published in CardMaker magazine! It was the first time I ever submitted a card! The hard part was waiting for it to hit the stands (mail box). ;)

My card is on page 61 of the May 2010 issue that is just out. I couldn't wait for my mail man so I downloaded the online version last night then my hard copy came today!

It is titled "Thinking of You" and was fun and easy to make. Check out the magazine for the recipe and instructions. (I am not allowed to post them here and rules are rules ;D ). It is made with a Simon Says Stamp exclusive stamp set called "WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY".


To celebrate being "published" I am giving away 2 sets of candy! One to a current follower because I appreciate your wonderful comments and the fact that you check in from time to time to see what I am up to. The other one to a brand new follower because I love meeting new people!

What is the candy you ask..... each one will be a year's subscription (or extension) to CardMaker magazine AND the beautiful stamp set that I used to make this card.



All you have to do is become a follower if you aren't already, add a picture of the magazine or stamp to your sidebar with a link back to my blog, and leave a comment below. Make sure and tell me if you are a current follower or a new one. New ones will have a better chance of winning because I am guessing they will have the smaller numbers of comments but my current followers know that there will be more chances soon. I LOVE to show my appreciation with blog candy! This candy will remain open until May 1st.  I will draw names for the 2 winners and announce them on the 2nd..

Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing in my excitement!

Hugs your way!

True :D

71 comments:

Cassie said...

Congrats, True! It's no surprise ;D

Lorraine said...

well done hun that is a truely beautiful card and i am so glad you made into the magazine it makes everything we do seem worth while and that other people appriciate your beautiful work.
Also what a great candy to be giving away i would love the stamps you used they are so pretty so please count me in I am already a follower of yours and think you make the most adorable things BIG CONGRATS ON BEING PUBLISHED
hugs
Lorraine xx

Brenda said...

How awesome!!! Congrats on be published! I'm already a follower and enjoy checking in often to see your beautiful cards! I can't wait until tomorrow to go buy the magazine!

Rufus said...

Congrats, True!! I'm already a follower. I love to come and check out your work. Awesome to be published. Would love a subscription to Card Maker Magazine.
R/

Claude said...

Congratulations, that is awesome! Your cards is beautiful, I can see why it was chosen.
I'd love a subscription to CardMaker mag since it's hard to get around here, and that stamp set is beautiful.
I am a longtime follower! :)

Sue a/k/a MOUSEMOM40 said...

Congratulations True! Your cards are always amazing! Hugs!

iluvmybugs said...

Congrats True...your card is just beautiful!!! I'm already a follower and will post the pic on my sidebar!! Thanks for the chance to win.

Hugs,
Terry

Leah the Orange said...

oh, girlfriend, i am SO excited for you! congrats on getting published!

i submitted my first card to the stampin' royalty contest for PaperCrafts, and i'm SO nervous - will be finding out next week(ish), but don't know that my card was a winner, ya know?

fingers crossed, 'cuz i'll be offering up some candy, too! (i'll visit again, to let you know i've posted your candy in my sidebar) and i have the new issue but have yet to flip through it! *scurries off to see*

jude said...

Congratulations you so rightly deserve your card to be published.It is beautiful love the colours and image is beautiful.Your an inspiration to all crafters.Welldone you!!!
Thanks for chance to win some candy have added you to my candy jar
hugs Jude:)X

Rhonda Miller said...

Congrats True. What a great card, I can see why it was chosen. Thanks for another great candy. I am already a follower and have posted your candy in my sidebar.

Gloria Westerman said...

I received my magazine today...and knew that was you.....I thought I had been a follower....but I wasn't but now I am....thank for this chance and will spread the love....
Congratulation.....

laurie said...

congratulations!! Your card is lovely. Simple and clean. Great Job! TFS

Jen said...

CONGRATS on being published...woohoo! I became a follower a couple of weeks ago, and am posting this info on my blog. I love your work and have to tell you that your Copic coloring is so inspiring! Thanks for the chance!

sweetgil said...

Congrats, True!! I'm already a follower. I love to come and check out your work.
Greetz
Mireille
http://sweetgil.blogspot.com/

debb said...

Congrats to you! How exciting! It is a beautiful card..thank you for the candy offer!

Willasmom said...

This card is wonderful. I am new to following blogs. I am not sure if I fully understand yet but I do have your link saved on my yahoo page and I check it every day. I look forward to new posts. You are definitely an inspiration for me!
Congratulations!

craft_princess said...

Congrats....what a wonderful card!!! Love that stamp set!
I posted on my sidebar. http://craft-princess.blogspot.com/

I am an old follower and thanks for a chance to win!

Amanda said...

Many congrats on being published True!! Been a follower for some time and still love what I see on your blog. Thanks for the chance on this candy!
Have a great weekend.

Bobbi said...

Congrats on being published! Whoohoo! I'm already a follower and have posted on my sidebar, http://bobbishobbies.blogspot.com. Thanks for the chance to win some goodies.

Divinity said...

wow! that's awesome!!! keep those cards coming...they're always amazing! :)
i'm already a follower...and i've added your candy to my blog sidebar.
thanks for the chance...and have a great day! :)

Chris said...

I saw it! Congrats my friend, you deserve it!

The Crafty Den said...

Hi True, I'm not at all surprised you have been published as your work is stunning. I bet you are jumping for joy (I know I would be). I am already a follower of your amazing blog. I'll add a pic & link in my sidebar. Well done to you. Hugs, Denise x

Caterina said...

Hi True! I'm very happy for you! Congrats! I always follow your blog and this is special for simplicity and accuracy! I hope my English is correct! Hugs!
Thank you for the chance to win! i've put a link on my sidebar! http://scrappercaterina.blogspot.com

kmassman said...

I guess I qualify as a new follower! Thanks for a chance to win a prize. I will enjoy looking at your work if this card is any indication!! :-)

xxsquigglesxx said...

Congratulations on the magazine publication! Thanks for the chance at the candy! I am an old follower and I posted on my sidebar:

http://scrappinsquiggles.blogspot.com/

The Paper Princess said...

Dear True,

Congrats on your latest publication - your card is beautiful!

Thanks for another awesome candy offering! I am a devoted follower and I have added your latest candy to my sidebar at Create With Joy!

Much Love
Ramona
http://create-with-joy.blogspot.com

paperscissors said...

kudos to you and congrats to the mag for selecting a woman of talent!
i am a follower and have linked in my sidebar!http://longlivescissorsandpaper.blogspot.com/

racinggrandma61 said...

Congrats...That is quite an acomplishment. I am not a new follower but I wanted to tell you how great it is. I don't know how to post the pic to my blog but I did post on it.

Sonya said...

Congrats, True! Beautiful card as always :) I'll link ur blog now, thx for the chance!

Keep Smiling! ~Sonya
http://thepinkpaperpenguin.blogspot.com/

danadoux said...

Hi True, I'm new and I found you from Simon Says Stamp blog. So glad I did. Congrats! You got published! How awesome is that!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Congrats on bring published - I am still in shock you have only been doing cards for 2 years~~WOW. Your entry was excellent and that inside...fabulous!!

latinacreativa said...

Congrats True! I am very happy for you and kudos to you for being so dedicated to your craft. You are an inspiration to others!

Ukka said...

Congrats on being published!You're the best!!!I am a follower and added a link to the sidebar http://pishitejulie.blogspot.com/
Thank you so much for the chance to take part!!!

Greetings from Russia,
Ukka

Kathy said...

Hi,
I am a new follower. Glad I found your site!! Your cards are stunning.

I also linked the stamps to my side bar.

Congrats on being published!

CHARITY CRAFTER said...

Hi well done you must be absolutely thrilled! x I am already a follower x I have popped your candy on my sidebar (www.charitycrafter.blogspot.com) x Enjoy your success hun x It wont be the last x Leigh x

Tany Sol said...

Congrats, True!
Thanks for the chance to win your sweeeet candy! Linked it on my sidebar...
Thanks!

Bulika said...

Congrats on bring published!!!!!!!!!
Thanks for the chance to win and I'm your new follower. Linked it on my sidebar http://bulkabul.blogspot.com/

JAN said...

congratulations to you what a real blast it must be for you..super exciting!..I am a current follower and have added your candy to my blog sidebar..ty so much for the fab chance to play along..hugs janet

Lisa aka Myran said...

Congrats True!! I'm so happy for you :) I'm already a follower.

Denise @ kc242 said...

Congrats True! Well deserved!
Denise

mammagil said...

Congratulations!!!!! Good for you I love your cards! I am a new follower (since Feb.) and would love to win something!!!!
Thanks for the chance and thanks for following me!!
Have an awesome week
Melissa

Monica, Kim Atle, Elias og Lucas said...

New follower!

Candy linked in the sidebar of my blog http://mvkvalvag.blogspot.com

Elsina said...

Congratulatons on getting published, well deserved!!!

Birgit said...

Hi True,

I am already following your blog. :)

I put a link to your giveaway on the sidebar of my blog -- gotta spread the word! :)

Thanks for the chance to win such an awesome prize.

Greetings from Munich,
Birgit

Thea said...

I'm a new follower--at least openly. :) I love to see what new creations you have made and aspire to become a cardmaker who ranks in your catagory of expertise some day! Found out about you through Cardmaker Magazine.

Sweetieshop said...

Hi from Scotland!
I am a new follower, and have recently returned to crafting. Love your card, especially the stitching (want to learn to do that!)Thanks for the opportunity to win.
Elisabeth x

Annelies said...

Congratulations True! I've put a link in my sidebar and I'm already a follower! Thanks for a chance to win! Greetings from Belgium, Annelies

AScrappersDelight said...

Congrats True!!

Antonella said...

Congratulations!!!! I would love a chance to win (I am already a follower, and I added a link with the magazine cover to my sidebar)
Hugs, antonella :-)

Nikki said...

Congrats True Your cards are stunning and to see it in print just proves it :)
thanks for the chance I've linked you up and Already In your Cult of followers
hugs Nikki C

Anne said...

Just come across your blog checking out your fab entry to Corrosive Challenges. Love your work, congrats on the publication. I'm a new follower and looking forward to seeing more of your gorgeous projects

Anne
x

Jeanet said...

Congrats True, I'm almost sorry that I was already your follower to have a better change in winning your lovely candy! Keep going this way!

Yukkie Jenny said...

Wow, congrats!
Thanks for chance to win! The link is on my sidebar: http://yukkie-cards.blogspot.com/ and I'm current follower.

Kreativmonster said...

What a sweet card, True, I really love your style! And such a lovely candy'! I am not a new follower and I would love to win it!

Stempelientje said...

Congratulatoons Trudy with your card being printed in a cardmaking magazin! Fabuloys but absolutely well deserved! My first visit here todat and I a stunned about your beautiful cards.You have truly your own style,and that is what makes you different from many others.I like that!I will go and check your blog to see how you make those wonderful cards,I love the natural colours you use.
Thanks for offering this lovely blogcandy and the chance to win this!I've become a new follower (935!!) and I've put a link on my blog: Stempelientje and keep my fingers crossed!Please feel free to enter my candy also.
Greetings from Stempelientje.

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hello Trudy!

Wow! With a lot of pleasure, I just became a follower on your blog, you make fabulous creations! I would love to join and see what new things you'll create. I saw your link on one of my fellow bloggers and took a look. Not sure if I can also join in for this candy, because I live in the Netherlands, but I thought I'd give it a try! Your link is on my sidebar and I'm looking forward to your new creations!

Love, Wendy

Jeannette said...

I must congratulate you on being published ... what a wonderfull feeling it must be ... but you card is very beautifull ... no wonder they published you ... I've only now joined your blog ... and already know that I'll enjoy your eyecandy ... your pie card is fantastic ... it make me feel like biting into it ... so delish! it looks ... very realistic ....

Tini said...

Hiphiphurrraaaaa.... Many Congratulations from Germany too!!! I celebrate it with you :) Hugs Tini

Thank you for the chance to win your celebrating candy!!!!

Nancy said...

Just love all of your cards. Just awesome

HildeM said...

Congratulations:) I'm a new follower, and I thank yoy for the chance to win :)

Hugs, Hilde

Julie Anne said...

I am a new follower!

not a great blogger, so don't know how to add to my sidebar, but I did a post re: your giveaway!

http://parresia.xanga.com/725993129/item/

KarenB said...

Hi True, I'm an "old" follower, LOL.

Congratulations on your publication, how exciting. Your cards are fabulous, can't believe it's your first time. Go girl!!

Linked up on my sidebar at http://beingkaren.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Hi True,
My name is Bridget and I am a new follower, I just loved the card you made. Im not real sure if Im doing this right. Anyway GREAT JOB on being published!!!!
Bridget

Cheryl Kosakura said...

How awesome!! Congrats on getting published. I'm already a follower and I have a link posted on the my site.
-Cher
http://stampingwithcher.blogspot.com/

bridget22868 said...

Hi True,
OK well Im a new follower and I posted your link to my blog page. I hope I did it correctly, as I am new to the bloging thing and Im not sure if I got it like it was supposed to be. But its there nonetheless. Thanks for the chance to win such great prizes!!! I love your cards they are simply gorgous!! Keep up the great work, and congrats on being published!!
Bridget Willis
Bridget22868@yahoo.com

Kiehn said...

How exciting to be in a magazine....i'm a new follower and love checking out all your wonderful creations...

Regina said...

Congrats on being published! I have been a follower for some time now! I always love seeing your beautiful work! thanks!

Andrea said...

Congratulations on being published - definitely well deserved! Your card is beautiful.
I have been a follower of yours for a little while now, and I would love to win your candy!
Love, Andrea xx

Beth said...

Congrats! that is awesome! I have been a long time follower :) Keep up the wonderful work!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Great news! lONG TIME follower! Thanks for a chance to win some goodies!

Carolyn said...

Congrats so much Trudy. I've enjoyed your work since first seeing it with us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge. I was beaming when I was put in Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine. Enjoy your high!! Well deserved, fabulous card. Love the stamp set.
Hugs xx
Carolyn