Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Giveaway....I'm on the radio today!

I am so excited. 
 Later today I am going to be interviewed
 on the radio by Pat Sloan from Favecrafts.

It's a live interview so no SECOND CHANCES! 
 That's something to make you nervous about. 
 Thank goodness Pat emailed me with a list about what we will be talking about.  Favecrafts is a great website and I was so thrilled when they contacted me to ask if I would do the interview. 
 It was another one of the those moments when I did my
infamous "Happy Dance" around the house.

 Do you have a "Happy Dance"? 
My teenage sons always look at me in disbelief!

The interview will be available to hear starting at 3:30 pm EST.  Just click HERE at Favecrafts.
You can even download the interview to a player
 so you can listen to it anytime!

So, what will we be talking about during the interview?
Let me share it with you....

I love having a candle burn in my house when I am home. 
 It's just one of those simple pleasures. 
 During the winter months I use the scent "Winter"
 Don't you just love their candles?

 Are you  thinking OK  what's so special about an ordinary candle?

 That's the point....
It's just plain ordinary.
So let's dress it up!

 Like I said, I love burning a candle
 but I really don't care for a plain candle with the wrapper on it. 

Remember my post about the plain kleenex box HERE? 
 Same problem...

I went to my stash of decorative papers,
and then scrounged through the ribbon bin
 looking for something special.
  Now a hunt through the buttons.... 
Actually this is an old earring from a garage sale find. 

 Here's another one... 
This time I used some old wallpaper.

 Gotta love the leopard ribbon and big button.

You tell me....
Doesn't that look so much better?
It just made the ordinary candle look extra-ordinary!

I use the smaller size candle in the bathroom....

I purchase these buttons at Wallmart...

Here's at tip...

Don't glue the decorative paper to the candle.
  Just make a sleeve with the paper that slides over the candle to cover it.  When the candle is burned down and you through it away, remove the cover and place it on the new candle!

Looks so much better in the bathroom!

Now for the giveaway....

Spring is on it's way
So let's celebrate with a set of spring time door cans.
Pink is my favorite color, and hopefully yours. 
These are perfect for the spring time.
 You can hang them inside your house.

Or hang them outside your house.

Here's how you can enter to win....

**Please note: You must write a separate comment for each entry.

#1. Leave me a comment. Make sure I can contact you through your blog or email (so I can notify you if you win).
 Want a second chance to win?

#2. Sign up to "Follow" my blog.
 Add yourself as a follower on the right sidebar.
If you are already a follower, just leave me a comment and let me know. You'll be entered again.

Want a third chance to win?

#3. Post about this giveaway on your own blog with a link to this blog post giveaway.

This giveaway will run until Sunday, March 6th.
 The winner will be announced on the 7th.
Good Luck...

I'll be linking up to the following sites....


Donna said...

I love your giveaway and have always admired your creations!
I would love to win!

Donna said...

I am also a follower of your blog!

Emily said...

What fun projects! Looking forward to listening in today ... and crossing fingers for those pretty canisters ... love it!

Donna said...

I have posted your giveaway on my blog on the sidebar.
I can't wait to listen in today!
I love your candles and how you dressed them up!

Jennifer said...

Oops, posted under my daughter Emily's Google account LOL! Following as myself now!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Good luck with that! I had to do something similar one time but I had a 90 second time limit to give tips. Can I tell you how fast that is? I love your floral door cans, Sherry! That wreath is just great, too. I am feeling I need a new something on my front door; my current one is too wintery.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I have been a follower! : )

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I've put your giveaway on my sidebar, Sherry!

Marci Robison said...

I would love to have spring at my house!

Marci Robison said...

I am also a follower of your blog!

Unknown said...

Hey Sherry. You make everything look so beautiful. And ooohhh' how I love candles. Please enter me too.

Hugs...Tracy :)

Unknown said...

Congratulations on your interview or should I say Pat's the lucky one. I'm a long time follower of yours.

Have fun today...Tracy :)

Rachel said...

What a great giveaway and idea! I hope I'm able to recreate it. :)

arizonarachel at hotmail dot com

Rachel said...

I'm also a new follower! Cheers!

arizonarachel at hotmail dot com

Jenna said...

I just came across your blog and that candle cover is fantastic! I have a bunch of those candles and they look ugly...that is an outstanding idea!. I love your blog and everything is so neat and pretty I will be back to visit more...The huge wreath on your door is gorgous, I'm drooling! I would love to win the giveaway so I could show off one of your creations to my neighbors...they would be so jealous!!!LOL!...It was nice meeting you!

Jenna said...

ok, I'm a follower now too... have a super day! :o)

Shellyhectic said...

You are so talented! I would love to have something you made in my home!!

Shellyhectic said...

I am a follower!

Sueann said...

I too love a candle burning...changes the atmosphere into relax mode for sure!!
Never thought to cover them with decorative papers...sheesh!! Very cool!!
And the door cans are amazing!!!
I have some of yours that I won last year and I can't wait to put them out. To have some more would be terrific...especially in the bathrooms!!

Sueann said...

I am definitely a follower!!!
Love your blog

tmgrable said...

Just became a follower! Can't wait to read more!

tmgrable said...

You look so crafty - the flowers look amazing - thanks for the opportunity to win!

Susan said...

I'm soooo crossing my fingers to win!! I love your door cans!!


Susan said...

Now I'm a follower too!


Marcia W. said...

Congratulations on your interview with Pat Sloan. I would enjoy winning one of your pretties. Thanks for this giveaway.

Pam said...

I'm a follower. Your's is the first blog I go to everyday. Thanks for sharing all your creativity.

Carolyn said...

Love your candle cover idea. I also love your giveaway! Thanks for all the great ideas you share with us.

Jane said...

I would like to be included in the drawing. The hanging cans is a great idea and would be a good gift. Thanks for your great ideas.

Jane said...

I am also a follower of your blog as of today. And I just left a previous comment but did not check email follow up box.

Rhonda the Rambler said...

I am a little behind on listening but surely will the next time I am in my sewing room or reach for my IPod. CUTE projects. Thanks for the chance.

Laurie said...

love the candle sleeve idea - they look very pretty :) thanks for a chance to win and have a grand day

llsbaskets at comcast dot net

Laurie said...

I am now a follower :) Laurie

llsbaskets at comcast dot net

Brandy J. said...

These are so beautiful, yet so simple. Good luck on the radio!

Lindy@Itsy Bitsy Paper said...

I'm a new follower. I love the candles! I use the same scent and Peppermint in the winter months but I always take the label off so it's just clear glass. This is way better!!

Are You A Mom said...

Following you from Boost My Blog! Please stop by and say hi...and follow me too :)
Thanks and have a great day!

Anonymous said...

You have such cute ideas! I'm glad I discovered your blog.

Anonymous said...

I am now a follower of your blog!

Jamie @ DIY Home Sweet Home said...

those are beautiful. I'm your newest follower. I would love it if you linked your project up to my link party on Monday.
More The Merrier Monday.


I am an email subscriber plus I also follow your blog...LOVE all the pink!
Win is the name of the game for Spring!

Crafty Mommy Diva said...

Hope your radio interview went well - so cool! These candle sleeves are amazing and add so much to the candle. Thanks for linking up to Scrappy Saturdays!

Such a cute giveaway! I'd love to win!
diva2129 at yahoo dot com

Crafty Mommy Diva said...

following your blog too =D

Crafty Mommy Diva said...

well apparently I already missed the giveaway so I can leave this comment.....Featuring your candle sleeves tomorrow!

Gail said...

Sherry, I am listening to you on FaveRadio, sorry I missed the drawing, congrats to the winner. I love your blog and your creations. It is fun to listen to you and Pat.

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very Nice Article and Pictures are very beautiful I forgot to mention last night Play bazaarthat I've nominated you to receive The Versatile Blogger award.Satta king

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