Tuesday, January 25, 2011


Hi peeps. As promised, to celebrate all the lovely people that follow my blog, I am doing a giveaway. I just passed the 200 followers and I want to thank you for choosing to follow my blog. I am so excited and happy to have you here and I hope you'll continue enjoying your visit to my corner of happy place. I really appreciate you all.

including papers from this collection:
Basic Grey Curio
Basic Grey Bittersweet
Basic Grey Patterned Paper
Basic Grey Indian Summer
Making Memories

You will receive at least 150 sheets of  6x6 papers. Now, you probably end up with more papers and some extra goodies sneak in there. I like to add stuff to my goody box. :)

To win this, there's several ways to enter:
1. Simply leave a comment. Tell me how did you find my blog, or why you choose to visit here or what improvement would you like to see, etc.
2. Post about this giveaway on your blog or your blog side bar (you can choose to post one of the pricture above) and let me know you did that by leaving me another comment here on this post, with a link to your blog.
3. Post about this giveaway on your Facebook and leave me

The giveaway is open till FEBRUARY 10, 2011. Winner will be announced on February 11.

And that's it. Easy peasy. You don't have to follow my blog in order to enter the giveaway, cause I want you to follow my blog because you want to and not because you have to. :) If you choose to follow, thank you so much, I really appreciate it. Please do let me know if you're a new follower, so I can stop by your blog as well. Good luck!


cowboydutrem said...

I am a follower of your blog. I must admit I follow so many cardmaking blogs that I can't tell how or even when I found yours. I keep following just because I love seeing inspiring cards.
Thanks for a chance at your candy, I am a complete paper addict...

cowboydutrem said...

It's me again! I've put a link to your giveaway in my sidebar.

Ayana Posadas said...

Oh, wow... what a fun giveaway!
I love your creations. No need to change a thing!
I may not always get a chance to comment, but you're definitely on my Google Reader, so I don't miss a post. :)

Kelly said...

so nice! I found your blog through the Caring Hearts Card Drive. Hope to do that again next year! I'm a follower!

Kelly said...

added the giveway badge to my blog!


Jehanne's doodles said...

ohhh I will what a cool gift :)
I found your blog through the caring heart drive via mygrafico. I really like your style, both when you use stamps and when you use paper elements on the card. And I will post about your give-away on my blog (just in case you are going international lol)

Jehanne's doodles said...

ahh me again. Posted and Congrats on passing 200!!!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

I follow lots of blogs, and my friend at Just some Lines suggested I stop by and see your blog. And I found candy too! so now I follow you too!

Dwita said...

I often come to your blog to see how you create the card using stamping on white card. Love the way you color images and put it on a simple card.
Congrats on 200 followers, Vera.

Dwita said...

Vera, I'm back again, after posting your giveaway in my blog. It’s here

See ya..

scrappin2babygirls said...

I found your blog because of the Caring Hearts Card Drive. I thought it was such a nice thing of you to do that I had to become a follower. As for improvments.. cant thing of any! Take care and thanks for the chance to win!

linda said...

know this blog from Jerry but I am not his friend :-) .. I love every card you made and every story about your family that you share here .. touched me ^^

Trina said...

Yours was one of the first blogs I started following, but I don't remember how I got here... I love your style so I keep coming back!
Your candy is posted in my sidebar!

Jenn Zeeb said...

I found you blog thru just some line and am now a PROUD follower.

Jenn Zeeb said...

I posted a link on my blog

paperpapier said...

I saw your candy link posted on The Cook's blog and dropped by. Thank you for the chance to win. Love your bright and bold creations, simply inspiring and breathtaking.

Creativek(shraddha) said...

Hi Vera!!I am a new follower...I stumbled upon your blog..I did go through a lot of your previous posts..along with your cards..I loved the pictures of Indonesia (food amongst other things)..please do keep posting about that..and I do love your candy..it's just fab !

Creativek(shraddha) said...

I have posted your candy in my sidebar of my blog.. creativekudi.blogpot.com
thanks !!

Liz said...

I started following you blog during the Sew, Mama, Sew give-away! I have started doing some card making, and you blog is inspirational!

Audrey said...

I have been a follower of your blog for a while now. I actually have a link to it on my sidebar so that I can just click on it to see your new creations. I found you by looking around on other blogs. I am going to put the pic of your yummy candy on my sidebar as well. Here is my blog address...

Christiana said...

Aw, you're the sweetest! I LOVE in capital letters Basic Grey papers, and all those collections are from before I started papercrafting, so I don't have ANY of them. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

Christiana said...

And I posted it in my sidebar!

Christiana said...

And I posted it on Facebook, too!
(and I'm a follower, just in case you're wondering!) :o)

Andrea6760 said...

Hi Vera,
I have been a follower and subscriber to your blog since you were in the Gallery Idol contest and I fell in love with your ribbon goldfish card.

I am going to link up your Thank You giveaway to my blog ( http://colortheway.blogspot.com ) and would love if you stopped in since I just recently started my blog earlier this month.

I would love to win some of the paper from this giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity and your generosity to offer it!


Alex said...

Hi Ling,
you know I only recently stumbled upon your blog and love it, so I am a follower and email subscriber now.
I love your style of card making and you seem like such a nice person.
Many thanks for giving people the chance to win this lovely candy!
Love, Alex

Alex said...

Me again,
just wanted to let you know I got a link and pic of your candy in my sidebar on my blog now. If you want to have a look, it's here: http://eisbaerentraeume.blogspot.com/

Levana Xu said...
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Levana Xu said...

Hi vera,

I don't know there's a lot of crafter from Indonesia, until I'm being a friend of Dwita, you might know her. Yea, u absolutely know her, because I found the chance of this candy by her blog's posting. After looking around your blog for two days, my comment toward your creation is two words "WOW, COOL!!" The Idea is chic and simple, but it has unique style. I called it as Vera's exclusive :), too bad you didn't write what's the brand and the name of each tools that you use for each creation. I hope for the next card, you sincerely to let us know.

I also have attached your giveaway aside my blog, thanks for the chance for that lovely paper. Whole of my life I haven't own and tried it, hope that I can win it. *finger crossed*

Levana Xu said...

Veraa... I'm back.. Congratz for reaching more than 200 followers. I'm gonna looking forward your updates ♥

I'm wondering, why the pictures of the giveaway is invisible, I've checked my blog and the other blog who attached your giveaway, but I didn't see visible picture there..

stampinjane said...

I do not remember whether or not I found you thru a blog link or if I saw one of your entries to a challenge, but regardless I am certainly glad I did! I subscribed to receive your posts right away and have been a fan ever since! Thank you for sharing your creativity!


Katherine said...

Hello Vera, I found you through MyGrafico Jul-Dec 2010 DT. Added the give away to my blog side bar and to Kates Dizon FB account. Thanks.

Katherine said...

Added your give away in blog side bar http://countlessjoy.blogspot.com/ and post in FB account http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/profile.php?id=1104338121

Laurel Beard said...

Love your blog. Found it by way of Kelly Bertram....

Laurel Beard said...

I tweeted about your giveaway!!!! http://twitter.com/lbeard

Laurel Beard said...

I posted to my sidebar! Thanks for the chances to win:


Ukka said...

Wow! What amazing blog candy - thanks for giving us the opportunity to win it.I also posted a link to your candy on my blog http://pishitejulie.blogspot.com/

Ukka said...

I am a new follower. I'd love to be in with a chance of winning. Best wishes, Ukka xxx

Инна_A said...

Hello Vera...I am a new follower..Best wishes

gocanucksgo said...

Hi! Congrats on now 217 followers!! I'm not sure how I found your blog but i'm glad I did. You produce some really amazing creations! Thanks for letting your visitors celebrate with you. Keep up the fantastic work =)

gocanucksgo said...

Just added your giveaway to my side bar. Thanks =)

Shannon Murdock said...

Found your blog via the PTI January Blog Hop. Love your work!!

Book of My Life said...

hi Vera,

I found your blog through the Caring Hearts Card Drive.I love your style of card making and you seem like such a nice person.
Many thanks for giving people the chance to win this lovely candy!

posting your giveaway in my blog http://akbellezafamily.blogspot.com/2011/01/lings-design-studio-giveaway.html

Michelle said...

So... I've already forgotten how I found you and am having trouble backtracking... somehow through Illustration Friday or Sunday Sketches or one of either blog's contributors... All I know is somebody posted about this giveaway on their blog!

BUT! I've already started following you because I think you're great! So, there :)

Brigida Alexandra Marcella said...
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Brigida Alexandra Marcella said...

Hiya! I remember that you gave me the link when we chatted, so here I am, following you ever since =)
I kept coming back for your updates as you always have something nice and inspiring to read, and.... it always leads me to be inspired to do card-making, and to also do other stuffs I like when I got stuck.

On the other hand, I like your style. I found many animal stuff on your card. Like 'em.. I'm an animal lover. Hehehe....

Brigida Alexandra Marcella said...

I have posted your giveaway on my fb and blogpost and on the sidebar

my blog is on: http://brigida-alexandra.blogspot.com

Message Keeper said...

Hi Ling,

Your big name has been seen by me in Hero Arts flickr group as well as wee memories design team. That is how I find your blog. However, I am a new follower in your blog because I been following your work thru Hero Arts flickr group. Great that you have this giveaway and I decided to follow as I see you been designing for other team as well. I hope to learn one or two things from you.

Evelyn @ Message Keeper

Minta's Creations said...

I just became a follower. Check mine out sometime..
I would love to win this awesome blog candy..to be honest I Love paper..and all scrapbooking things..
Thanks so much for the chance to win!

Minta's Creations said...

I Just posted your blog candy on the sidebar of my blog.
I found out about you blog from Kelly and Kelly place
Thanks for the chance to win!

MissyG said...

Hi Ling
What a great blog and fabulous candy. Thanks for the chance to win. I have added youto my sidebar.

Tsky said...

I found you thru a blog link.
I would like to participate in this give away, the gift is precious!

Tsky said...

I Just posted your blog candy on the sidebar of my blog.

Olga Pankova said...

Hi! I am a new follower! I make my first steps on cardmaking and scrapbooking! And i wish your candy! :) http://olgabest.blogspot.com/

Patricia Betz said...

Hi Im new follower just came across your blog. We have the same style in card making. So far nothing to change on your blog.
Have a great day

Vika Cherepanya said...

Thanky for you candy!!!!

Cathy Fongjoyo said...

Found ur blog when u visited mine. i knew u beforehand :D u are DT of Wee memories, and i love ur card creations :D its always inspiring
thanks a lot for a chance to win.

cathy fong

Jaralubo said...

I'm a new follower and a new paper craft adict.I love your card making style, and I found your blog following one of your inspiring creations . thanks for the chance to win this great giveaway

Selena said...

Very cool sweetie, thanks for the chance to win it!

About what work is more like the difficult to define, because a lot of things beautiful, so keep up the good work.

Rosa Forino said...

Thanks for a chance to win your yummy blog candy!
sorry for my english spero di vincere un saluto dall'Italia bye bye rosa
public slidebar on http://blogcandymania.blogspot.com/
Hugs, rosa
i am new follower
blog creative: http://kreattiva.blogspot.com/

Nikki said...

I found your link on a blog and who can resist Basic Grey paper it's devine thanks for the chance and now follow you
hugs Nikki

Nikki said...

I've also linked you in my sidebar
thanks for the 2nd chance
hugs Nikki

Petra said...

Ling, thank you for making this a happy place not just for you but for us also :) I have put a link to your giveaway on my blog: http://pscreations-sa.blogspot.com
And have also become a follower. If I had a facebook profile I'd leave a message there too! LOL
Thanks for the opportunity to win this wonderful candy

Shelley said...

Wow how nice are you to share!

Sarah J Moerman said...

Fabulous giveaway, Vera! SO generous of you! Thanks for the chance!

Ira said...

I'm now a new follower and would love to visit your blog from time to time!Thank you for the chance to win.I've linked you in my sidebar

Cheryl J said...

Just found your blog Vera from the HA Flickr Group. So glad I did! The papers are gorgeous and so sweet of you to offer. Thanks for the chance to win. Just became a follower so I'm off to look around.

joynwoe said...


Found your blog through Hero Arts Flickr discussion thread... Love ur card creations!

Perhaps, you could have links at ur sidebar for the different type of cards that you made? eg. birthday, thankyou, appreciation, farewell or mayb even like technique etc?


joynwoe said...

I have share your post over facebook as well... here's the link: http://www.facebook.com/joynwoe90/posts/178749552167110

Froggietalks said...

I will post this on my blog and on Facebook. Here's the FB Link:


Not sure why I can't link to the post, but whatever....

And as to how I found your blog, I believe it was last year through the Hero Arts group on Flickr :)

Anonymous said...

I'm a newbie to your blog. My friend, Karen Gee, suggested that we take a look and get some great ideas. Thanks for sharing.
Sue Rapin
Logan Lake, BC

joy said...

Hi! I came over to your blog from the Hero Arts discussion thread - and I am going to be a new follower. (Because I want to! LOL) I am also going to post your giveaway on the sidebar of my blog. BTW, I LOVE Basic Grey; so would be thrilled to have all that gorgeous paper! Thanks for the opportunity.

Lolô Artesanato said...

I found you in wee memories!!!
I'm became a follower now"
beautiful candy
tks for the chance to win

Lolô Artesanato said...

I posted in my blog (how to gadget, ok?)

Lolô Artesanato said...

now I published in Facebook
I hope it's right

Judy1223 said...

Hi Vera,
I am now an "official" follower of your blog (not because of the give-away, but because I didn't realize I wasn't one!). I've known about your blog through the Hero Arts Flickr group for a long time and I did the Caring Hearts Card Drive, too. I just started a blog this January 1st, so I'll go post your give-away there now!

Larisa said...

Great giveaway! I linked it on sidebar
I am so happy to find this blog and I'm a follower! Thanks for the chance to win!
Hugs. Larisa. xxx

Anna said...

Thank you Vera! :D
We both follow Sew Mama Sew.com ^___^
Thanks for this precious opportunity!

nocidicoccole (at) gmail (dot) com

kittirin-weltmeinerhandarbeit.blogspot.com said...

Hi Vera,I love your blog. am a follower of your blog and I posted it in my sidebar!://kittirin-weltmeinerhandarbeit.blogspot.com/
Thanks for a chance to win your yummy blog candy!
Hugs, Iryna

Lola said...

Hi! Great candy! I'm a new follower!!!!
I found you via http://blogcandymania.blogspot.com/
Well, now you are also in my blog, here: http://onlyblogcandy.blogspot.com/2011/02/httplingshappyplaceblogspotcom-10.html
Kisses kisses ^_^

sandra said...

Hi Vera!
I was just visiting A Day For Daises blog and watching designers blogs.So that is how I found you.I was already sing up as a follower before I saw your candy.
And now that I'm here I'll try my luck!lol.
Candy is amazing and thanks for the chance!

Edel said...

Amazing candy, dear!
Thanks a lot for a chance to win!


Katarina said...

What a fab giveaway. I like the colours of your blog. very crisp and nice, not cluttered. What I would like to see is some closeups of your cards. I do that on my blog and like it on others too. I found your blog through a candysite.

Katarina said...

I've linked you on my candypost:


Susan said...

I am a follower, that is why i am here :)
CONGRATS on your 200 followers!
Thanks for the opportunity to win something:)

Kimba's Kreations said...

Thanks so much for a chance to win!
I came across yor blog via the HeroArts Flickr Group and I saw your post. CONGRATS on the 200 followers?....how did you do that? It's AWESOME!!!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Wow, that'd be a lot of fun paper. I saw your post in the HA flickr group.

ivy said...

who could turn down a basic grey paper giveaway? thanks vera for the chance!

Unknown said...

Vera, lovely Blog, will follow as well, because I like your work, not just to try and win or I have to!! Also nice job on your blog, easy and enjoyable!
And thanks also for the chance to win something, that is always a nice thing for folks to do.

Aluap said...

Hi!! I find you through google :) Thanks you for the chance to win! I linked on my sidebar http://www.creacionesaluap.es/ I haven't facebook :(

kkrewtea said...

Great work! Love your style! I'm glad that I found you. As of now you have 244 followers!!!

Tejal said...

I've been following your work through the HA flickr gallery..I really love your cards and this is my first visit to your blog, since I couldn't say no to basic grey!!
Thanks so much...
will post it on my blog soon!


Froggietalks said...

Here's the link to my blog... I am having issues, so I haven't linked the pictures yet :)


Artesanatos da Ju said...

Já sou sua seguidora e espero que seja minha também. Já postei no meu blog com link direto na barra lateral. Meu blog é: http://jujucomarte.blogspot.com e meu e-mail é: meudiario.ju@gmail.com
Encontrei seu blog "xeretando" na internet em outros blogs e achei muito lindo com trabalhos interessantes que podemos usar e abusarda imaginação.
Sou nova como blogueira e na arte do Scrapbooking, mas esse tipo de arte já encheu meu coração e agora estou apaixonada e não largo mais.
Obrigada pela oportunidade de participar do sorteio e espero ser a sortud de ganhar todos os brindes.


Michelle W said...

Hi Vera! I'm from the Hero Arts Flickr group (new member in Dec 2010). I'm really new to all this blogging stuff and still trying to figure it out for myself (no blog page of my own yet). I've become a follower of your blog because I am new and I love to see everyone's cards and desparately need the inspiration. Thank you for the giveaway! Basic Grey has such lovely paper. Congrats on your 200 followers!

pcm said...

love your work! I often land on your blog through the heroarts flickr group and when you have been highlighted on the heroarts site :)

Tejal said...

Just posted it on my blog..Thanks again


Kleine85 said...

Hey Vera,

woooow, what a great blog. I found it by blog-hopping and cause it's that great here, I became a follower.

Your candy is awesome and I would really like to win *smile*
I have a candy, too. Maybe you'll stop by.



Karen L K said...

I saw the link to your blog and giveaway on the Hero Arts Flicker discussion group.

Eseniya said...

Я узнала о Вас на одном из блогов. Мне нравятся Ваши работы, я Ваш постоянный читатель!
Ссылка на боковой панели http://wwweseniya.blogspot.com/

may-chu said...

1. I have no idea how I got here, LOL! I just hop from blog to blog... but I like it here, so I'm a new follower. wouldn't chance a thing from what I can see.

may-chu said...

2. posted on my blog (sorry, it's in hebrew: http://blog.tapuz.co.il/maychu)
thanks for the chances!

Oksana said...

I saw your candy on this blog: http://olgabest.blogspot.com/
thank you for the candy :)

rinat said...

I'm now following your blog! Great blog♥
i have popped your candy into my sidebar, Thank you so much for the chance to win.


kavitha said...

I am here from my frnds blog,and loved ur blog:)

kavitha said...

Hi,added the link in my side bar.Thnks for the lovely candy.

Аня said...

thax for the chance to win. my link is on the sidebar http://missannchu.blogspot.com/

Аня said...

1. i found your blog from my new friend's blog)) and i was simply curious)

Carol Fonseca said...

Oi Vera, seu blog é muito interessante parabens! Conheci ele atraves da divulgação do teu sorteio. Não repare sou brasileira..
Meu contato é caroline.fonseca@hotmail.com
Visita meu blog.. beijos

Carol Fonseca said...

Coloquei um link para o seu sorteio na barra lateral do meu blog. um abraço


Uta said...

that is so beautiful site with so many projects. you are so creative.

greetings from germany, uta

Henriëtte said...

Wowww Vera, this is a great blog.
I love your creations. No need to change a thing!
What a great paper candy. Hope I'm the lucky one, fingers crossed.
I put your candy on my blog's sidebar.
I am a follower!!
Hugs Henriëtte

Ksenia said...

Hello! I was looking for "thank you" cards and one of the links leed me to your blog.
Thanks for the chance to win your fantastic candy!

Ksenia said...

I've linked your candy on my sidebar in my blog http://miawoo.blogspot.com/

Lelishna said...

Hi, Vera! I'm Lelishna :)
I found your blog today! I'm newcomer in cardmaking word. I started to make a card for my husband on 14th feb several days ago. And I watching many sites about it. Your blog is wonderful! You have so original style, love it!! I'm your fan and follower now! ♥♥♥
Thank you for the chance! (and sorry for my bad english) :)

Lelishna said...

Here's my blog
I put your candy on my blog's sidebar


Julia said...

What a nice chance to win so much paper, such a great material =))
I became a follower to get more inspirations, I like to look through people's works to create something new since Im relevantly a freshman in this field =))

I linked the candy to my sidebar at my blog http://freckled-monster.blogspot.com/
Thank you for the chance =)))

Message Keeper said...

Just re-visit your blog and just got to know that you gives us three (3) chances to win but I only managed to do one previously. So, here am I again to let you know that I posted a link back to here on my blog sidebar.

Evelyn @ Message Keeper

Pedacinhos di Pano by Claudia said...

Already posted your candy on the sidebar of my blog.
I'd love to win this candy



Kerri L. said...

Wow, how cool is this? I found you through a picture on papertrey ink (Alexandra I think) to a blog and you were in the sidebar. I clicked and here I am. Very pretty paper. Thanks for the chance.

Tkat said...

hi there! i am a follower of your blog...and i've added your giveaway to my blog sidebar. :)
gotta love paper!!! ;)

deb said...

Found your blog through a post on a friends facebook. Thanks for the chance to win the paper.

chillin with Quillin said...

new at blogging, and now a new follower, love your art!

Heike's Creativeplace said...

Wow, your Blog is wonderful, i found you because i hop from blog to blog :-)). Thanks for the chance to win, i' a new follower.


Heike's Creativeplace said...

I've linked you on my sidebar :-)...


Uta said...

By the way i`ve linked your candy on http://bastelleidenschaft.blogspot.com/.

Nana Nassar said...

Hello dear! I have to thank you for this awesome giveaway! I need to win some paper cause I'm almost out of papers! just posted on my blog and facebook wall!


I'm Nana Nassar!


Nana Nassar said...

By the way...forgot to say I found you through Lolo Blog! glad she let me know about you!!

Unknown said...

Posted on FB, found you by accident, Happy crafting :)

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