Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Fun with Twine and Giveaway!

On Monday, I mentioned that I am working on a video series on Twine. I just finished the first video and I am so happy to share it with all of you! Please scroll down to see the video.

I also have a great giveaway sponsored by The Twinery.com. Here is a close-up of some of the colors you will receive. Yahoo!!


Nicole has donated one of their "I Dream in Twine" Sampler Packs to be given away. The sampler pack contains 18 colors, with 15 yards of each color. Wow! You are going to love their twine!!

To enter, you need to be a subscriber/follower of my blog and leave a comment on this post. You can sign up over on the left side of this blog (if you are not there already).

For two chances to win, please join my FB page, by clicking here and leave an additional comment on this post that you liked my page. The giveaway closes at midnight MDT on Tuesday May 8th (my birthday!). The winner will be picked at random using the random number generator and will be announced on Wednesday May 9th.

Click here to visit The Twinery.com and here to visit their amazing blog. Thanks Nicole for sponsoring this amazing giveaway!

And now for Part One….Fun With Twine.



Stayed tuned for Part Two!


266 comments:

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Libby said...

I subscribe to your blog by email createwithlibby@gmail.com

Libby said...

I joined your facebook page - thanks for offering the giveaway

Libby said...

I subscribe to your blog by email createwithlibby@gmail.com

Lou said...

I'm already a blog follower & would love a chance to win this prize! Thank you for the chance!

Betty Lynn said...

I have never seen so many beautiful colors of twine. I love the projects you made in the video. I follow you on YouTube and now here! Thanks for the generous prize giveaway contest.
~BL

Betty Lynn said...

I have never seen so many beautiful colors of twine. I love the projects you made in the video. I follow you on YouTube and now here! Thanks for the generous prize giveaway contest.
~BL

Betty Lynn said...

I have never seen so many beautiful colors of twine. I love the projects you made in the video. I follow you on YouTube and now here! Thanks for the generous prize giveaway contest.
~BL

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

How fun!! Love seeing all the things you can do with twine!! Happy Early Birthday, My daughter was born May 8th as well ( 4 years ago, wow time flies by)
I am already a follower!!
Kristan
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

I am already a fan on facebook
Kristan N Anderson
sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

Linda said...

Just joined you on facebook. Thanks for the video and great giveaway!

Linda
http://www.craftingwithnana.blogspot.com

Linda said...

I've been a follower for a while too. Thanks for the chance to win!

Linda
http://www.craftingwithnana.blogspot.com

snappy scrappy said...

Love to win...I adore twine!! Lee-Ann :)

Sheri said...

Wow, what yummy colors of twine! That's for the give away opportunity.

JessLynn308 said...

What a great give away! Thanks for this chance to win! I have been watching your youtube for a while now and am glad to be a follower of your blog! Thanks again for this great give away!

JessLynn308 said...

I also joined your facebook page! Thanks again for the give away! :)

Diane said...

I love twine, and I drooled all over that article in the magazine. Thanks for the opportunity to win this amazing give away!!

My Creative Chateau said...

Loved your cute video on the cupcakes! Can't wait to see the next installment. Hope that you have a wonderful birthday and the new year is filled with many crafty delights

designsbydebbie said...

Such cute ideas! Thanks for the chance to win.
qtcross@yahoo.com

Angi said...

Love your twine project!

Don't count me in on the giveaway since i'm already on their dt. :)

Karen S. said...

Love your twine cupcakes! I'm a subscriber. Thanks for the chance to win!

Karenskapin at yahoo dot com

Sahily said...

I loved your twine project! Hope to win this georgous twine!!

Cait said...

I already follow and enjoy your blog. I am really looking forward to learning new ways to use twine, as it is one of my favorite things. Thanks for the chance to win that awesome sample pack.

Nana's Paper Things said...

I subscribe to your blog and just love all of your creativity! Thanks for your inspiration!
LizW in TX

cropmom66 said...

Oooooo....what a fun giveaway!!! Would love to win some twine!!! I only have a few colors.

Thanks!

cropmom66 said...

I "Like" you on Facebook!!! Thanks again!

Casey said...

I subscribe to your blog by email. Thanks for the chance!!

Kerri-Jo Sharp said...

Thank you sooo much for the chance to win!!! (Subscriber for a while now).
Kerri
kjsharp82@gmail.com

Casey said...

I now like you on facebook. Thanks for a second chance! I love twine!!

Kerri-Jo Sharp said...

I am now a follower on your Facebook as well!!!!

Stephanie said...

Long time follower and I liked you on FB. The twine is gorgeous. Great projects.

SueZee Alg said...

I'm a follower of your blog and now on facebook. Thanks for the chance to win Twinery twine. I've been using their twine for quite some time and love it. I need to replenish my stash.

Nadia (WithGlitteringEyes.com) said...

I am already a follower here and on Facebook -- apparently I can't get enough Paper Boutique. hahahaha Looks like a fabulous giveaway! How fun--- and love your little twiney cupcakes too.

The Twinery is my favorite twine source for BEAUTIFUL colors!

Linda said...

I am addicted to twine right now! Love all the colors. Thanks for the chance to win!

tndj said...

I would love some of it. Heard great things about it.

Diane M. said...

I love baker's twine but my brain isn't big enough to think of all the ways to use it, so I'm glad there are creative people like you to help me! Thanks for the chance to win some as well!!

Pat said...

Following your blog. Love the ideas in the magazine. You are right I have to go get it. I can't wait to try some of those
!!

Pat said...

Liked you,on FB too:)

Carole W. said...

Happy Early Birthday and thanks for the chance to win! A girl can never have too much fun twine!

PS--I'm a follower of your blog!

Barb A. said...

Beautiful projects! Thanks for sharing your ideas, time and talents with us.

scrapbooknut67114 at gmail dot com

Angela W. said...

Love your projects! Great give away, I am a follower on your blog and on facebook. Thanks for sharing.
Angela
gypsydreamdesigns.blogspot.com

Roxanne k said...

I love all of the colors of the twine. Thank you for offering this giveaway. Roxanne

lauraleigh said...

I love all your projects and tips! Thaks for the chance to win such beautiful colors of twine!

Dawn, RI said...

I liked your page. Have a good day..
DawnRI
abosoffit@hotmail.com

bluucaca said...

Love the cupcakes thanks for the chance to win some twine i havn't bought any yet but have been wanting to try it out.

Sandra Joy said...

Beautiful Twine! The cupcakes you have made are gorgeous! Good enough to eat! Best wishes for a very, very Happy Birthday! Sandra Joy

Irish Eyes said...

I am follower via email. Wow the twine is beautiful.

Cheryl Winget said...

I am in love with twine! It is simply one of the BEST embellishments - and so affordable, too. I'm a happy subscriber of your blog and look forward to every post. Thanks for the chance to win this awesome giveaway.

Irish Eyes said...

Hi Linda,

Joined your facebook page. :)

J Ake said...

I have already liked your page on FB and look forward to all your great posts!

Sandra Joy said...

Left a comment on facebook! Love your videos. You are a great teacher!

Ro Donner said...

Glad I'm a follower! You always have the neatest ideas and giveaways!

Lady Fair said...

Hi Linda,
I'm already a follower and subscriber. Thanks for the tutorial and the chance to win!

Lady Fair said...

I just liked your FB page. Thanks again for the chance to win.

Darla Rowan said...

I would love to win the twine give away. I totally enjoy your creativity and style. Thanks for inspiring me to be more creative, as well.

1Happy Mimi said...

I already follow both! Those color choices are stunning! Loved the video, so I'm excited to get started!

Cindy said...

I subscribe to your blog and read every post while I drink my coffee.
You come up with the most amazing ideas! Thanks for your inspiration!

Cindy said...

I am also a follower!

Reesey said...

Great ideas for twine...hadn't really gotten into it yet but I am going to start now.

Cheryl said...

Super cute cupcakes and embellies! Thanks for another fab tutorial, Linda!

pamboe said...

Thanks for the video! Now I need some twine!

Sue said...

Hello. I've been following you for a while now. Thanks for all your creativity and the opportunity to win this great set of twine.
sue
smokiesue2010 at hotmail dot com

Beth F. said...

I am a follower of your blog! Love it!

Beth F. said...

I "like" your FB page too :)

Cindy said...

Love twine! This is an amazing give away. I use it to wrap all of my gifts. Thanks for the chance! (I'm a follower - love the project ideas!)

Nette said...

I am a follower.... I love your blog. Keep the ideas coming.

Donna said...

Love the video Linda. Am a follower and subscriber. Thanks for chance to win this awesome giveaway.

Donna C.
goCricutgo

Donna said...

Love the video Linda. Am a follower and subscriber. Thanks for chance to win this awesome giveaway.

Donna C.
goCricutgo

PBarker4 said...

What cute ideas! Thank you for sharing. Thank you for the chance to win some twine, I've been wanting to try my hand at twine. I am a fb member with you

Thank you
Pam

Therese said...

Can't wait to make those earrings. Great inspiration!

Momof4inArlington said...

Linda, thank you for all the wonderful inspiration with twine and wonderful video! I see it everywhere, but have not used it. Also, thank you and The Twinery for this amazing giveaway opportunity! I don't use Facebook, so one entry will have to do...But, "I [will] dream in twine" until you announce a winner!

Melanie said...

Ooooooo....what pretty colors of twine!! Thanks so much for sharing!

Paula Y said...

Linda, enjoy your blog and creative ideas. Twine is a great embellishment. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

Catrick said...

First...love your blog. Second, I have been coveting twine for quite awhile now and I would love to win the sampler pack.

Jamie said...

Thanks for the chance to win! I loved the video:)

Bonita said...

Love your blog and the video. Hoping I win the twine and can try some of your projects. Thanks

Crystal Nichols said...

I love twine, it is one of my favorite things to do bows with.

Pam Young said...

I love twine!! I just recently discovered your blog and completely love it!! I would love the chance to win. Thanks for the chance!!

Rhonda Miller said...

What fun ideas. I love the cute cupcakes.
I am a follower. Thanks for a chance.

Rhonda Miller said...

I am following on Facebook.

jean said...

Hi Linda I likes u on facebook!!!

Anonymous said...

Great video-thanks. I love twine by The Twinery-hope to win.

canana3

jean said...

Hi again,love the twine giveaway!!! loads of it!! I think your cupcakes are eatable,they are so beautiful!!!

Elaine S. said...

What cute ideas with very nice twine. Can't wait to see the second video for more ideas.

Anonymous said...

Can't wait for part 2 & would love to win some twine!
Beth

Tammy said...

I love all the great video's and links from your blog. I would love to win all those great colors of twine.
Thanks Tammy

Ryansmaama said...

I have been a follower of your blog for a while and you are such an inspiration. Have become a subscriber to your Facebook page.
Thanks for the chance to win these great colored twines.--Ryansmaama
gkburrow@cmaaccess.com

Carole RB said...

Thanks for the great tutorial.I'm a follower for a while now. Thanks a bunch for the opportunity to win some twine.

Have a great day!

TnT said...

I LOVE your tutorials! Thanks so much for the giveaway - what a fantastic bunch of twine!!!

Lisa said...

I have just recently found your blog and I must say it is great! Love all the bright colors of the twine. Thanks for a chance to win. vwhs77@hotmail.com

TnT said...

I always LOVE your tutorials! Thanks so much for the great giveaway - that is a great bunch of twine!!!

Beth said...

I subscribe to your blog and enjoy all your ideas and tutorials. Now I can go ahead and make the twine cupcakes I have been ooooing over since I got my magazine in the mail... thanks for a chance to win the colors of the twine are amazing.

SaraBug said...

I am a follower, Thanks for the great giveaway, and great videos.

Vicki said...

I'm a follower and love your posts, thanks for the chance!

the purple muse said...

I've been a follower:-) Love your blog! Thanks for the opportunity to win this fabulous candy!

~Tammy Schmitt

tammy dot schmitt at mac dot com

the purple muse said...

Thanks for the link to your FB page. I liked it so I won't miss any of your posts:-)

~Tammy

tammy dot schmitt at mac dot com

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for all your videos. I love watching them. I learn so much from you! Sarah

Lori C said...

I subscribe to your blog via email.

hoopitydoo@gmail.com

Lori C said...

I "like" your Facebook page

hoopitydoo@gmail.com

Madeylim said...

Wow! Love the colors of the twines! I want them all!!

I subscribe to your blog by email madeylim@gmail.com

Madeylim said...

Just "Liked" your facebook! you are closer to me now! Thanks "The Twinery" for the giveaway!

Anonymous said...

Very pretty twine! I don't have any at all- would love to win!
bringler@att.net

Anonymous said...

Beautiful cupcakes. I also saw them in the magazine. The earring idea sounds nice. Can't wait to see it.
Gerry W.

Betty S said...

Nice video, I subscribe to your blog by email and love all your projects. Thanks for the great give away.

Sarah said...
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Sarah said...

You make such great videos! Thank you! I'm already a follower and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!

kals said...

Guess I have to add some twine to my stash. Beautiful cupcakes.

Kathy

Beverly said...

I subscribe to your blog (and youtube!). Thanks for this chance at your giveaway.

Beverly said...

I also like your facebook page!

Terri (blindstamper) said...

GREAT video! I'm looking forward to the next one already. Happy early Birthday! I'm a May baby too. :)

Tammy Jones said...

Thanks for the video. I can"t believe all things we can use twine for.

Laura K said...

I love the Twinery twine. It always add just a great touch to any project! Thank you so much for the great giveaway!

Anonymous said...

I love the twine projects I have seen and would love to win this prize to use on my scrapbook pages.
Nana to 6

Shauna said...

I liked your facebook page! Thanks for the chance to win.

Lauren said...

I just signed up again...not sure what I am doing incorrectly.
I love the video. Just in time for my daughters 44th birthday and sons 43 birthday. I have old twine and have tried making my own. But these are wonderful.
Thank you for the great video and your wonderful enthusiasm.
Lauren

Elaine Laws said...

I love love love the colors of the twine by The Twinery. I can't wait to use them in my next project!

Kris said...

You're not going to believe this but I've only used twine once and that's because it came in a kit! I'd love to try more though! I'm a blog follower (and have been for awhile)!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Glittersstar09's Blog said...

I would love to try using twine for things!!
Especially those earring in the last post!!
I really hope I win!!!!

Glittersstar09's Blog said...

I would love to try using twine for things!!
Especially those earring in the last post!!
I really hope I win!!!!

Vanessa said...

I luv luv luv The Twinery Twine! I follow your blog by email :-) Thanks!

Vanessa said...

Im a happy follower of your on FB :-) Thanks!!!

Marie said...

I follow your blog. Love the twine! What a great prize!

Marie said...

I "liked" you on Facebook. Great prize!

Debbie said...

love following you blog visit daily thanks for all the ideas and inspiration
upnurse at aol dot com

Debbie said...

follow you on FB
upnurse at aol dot com

Debby said...

Wat a wonderful and fun Idea for a giveaway. Love your site.
Debby

ScrappyKsue said...

I am already a follower. Thanks for the giveaway! ~Karen Sue

ScrappyKsue said...

I have "liked" your FB page. Thanks again sweetie! ~Karen Sue

Barbara said...

What a great project. What great fun it would be to win this twine.

Brenda Kelley said...

What a great looking product!1 Would love to finally win this. I'll look for it in the store just in case!

lindagk23 said...

Beautiful projects! Love the cupcakes! I am a subscriber and also liked you on Facebook. Thank you for the chance to win! Have a wonderful day! lindagk23ataoldotcom

lynnscraps said...

Love all your videos. Those twine cupcakes are adorable and I'm sure by granddaughters will love this project.

Rene said...

Thanks Linda, what lovely twine. I receive your newsletter.
RENE FROM OZ xo

Creative M said...

Beautiful Projects!Beautiful twine colors!TFS
http://craftingwithcreativem.blogspot.com
Mrodriguez860@hotmail.com

Creative M said...

Liked you already on FB!
Migdalia Rodriguez
http://craftingwithcreativem.blogspot.com

Creative M said...

Already a follower of your blog!Thanks for this Great Giveaway!
http://craftingwithcreativem.blogspot.com

mrodriguez860@hotmail.com

Jacquie said...

thank you for the chance to win the twine. I am looking forward to the remaining videos as well.

Kards by Kathi said...

I have been a long time follower and look forward to your emails telling me that you put up another project. It gives me inspiration to make things. Thanks for this giveaway and for your talent.

Carla said...

Such fun colors and a lot of twine! Thanks for the giveaway.

Carla from Utah

Anonymous said...

Debbie G
I am an email subscriber by
debbieanng@yahoo.com

Sharon said...

Thanks for the chance to win this wonderful twine. I love twine and would love to win this. Thanks

Betsy said...

I'm already a follower! Love those cute little cuppycakes! The embellishments would work great on cards, too!
Thanks for the chance to win this awesome set of twine!!!

Lauren said...

Hello
I have tried now three times to leave a message. I thank you more than youknow for this idea. My daughter's 44th and son's 43 birthdays are coming up this month and next. Wahoo......love, love this idea.
Thank you, love your blog.
Lauren

Anonymous said...

What fun,love the colors of twine! Ive been following your blog and videos for awhile and I enjoy your tutorials. Thank You for the chance to win.Carol, mypaperstash

Christina said...

Super cute ideas. I would love to see that necklace made. Think I may give it a try!!

Melissa said...

Wonderful ideas, and such a great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win, already a follower!!

mzcherub at gmail dot com

Coelle said...

Thanks so much for the video ...and I love the ideas using twine...so pretty. I love what you do as I'm following you via email.

MizMaryAnn said...

Those cupcakes are adorable. What a fun table decorations. I can hardly wait until the second video. I've been a follower for a couple of years and always enjoy your projects.

Cindy said...

You always have the best ideas!

Glenda Demorest said...

I love your blog and visit several times a week. Keep up the good work.

Glenda
glendademorest@hotmail.com

Glenda Demorest said...

I love your blog and visit several times a week. Keep up the good work.

Glenda
glendademorest@hotmail.com

Lucinda said...

iam now a blog follower and am excited to follow your future postings.They look great.

Brenda said...

Love all the awesome ideas for the twine, but those mini cupcakes made from twine are just to stinkin' cute!!! Thanks for the chance to win some twine!!

Barbara V. said...

SO Pretty. I love all the yummy colors. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.!

TYJ419 said...

Thanks for the opportunity to win this great bundle of twine.

Cynthia B. said...

I already follow you through google reader. Thanks for showing off these different types of twine and your projects too. :)

Jessica said...

I'm already a blog follower and would LOVE to win this sweet giveaway! :)

Anonymous said...

I would love to win the giveaway prize. Great ideas using twine!! and have a super wonderful birthday!!!
Yolanda Norman
anorman4787@sbcglobal.net

scrappin with a schnauzer said...

Those are so cute and no cal. you can't ask for more from a cupcake. Love your videos thank you so much for sharing. I saw some tiny wooden spools at hobby lobby i'm in TX. but they should all carry them very cheap to cant wait for part 2.

Anonymous said...

I'm a blog follower. Thank you for the chance to win. This is a super giveaway and I don't have any twine so it would be super to win.
Pamela

CathyinMN said...

I love the ideas you had in your video -- especially the cupcakes; they're so adorable! Thanks so much for the chance to win some twine; I've never used it before but would really like to after seeing your video. I'm an email subscriber of your blog and just became a follower through Google, as well. Have a wonderful birthday. I really enjoy your blog.

CathyinMN said...

I liked your Facebook page and left a comment on it. Is liking a Facebook page the same as joining it? I hope so; otherwise I don't know how to join. Thanks again for the chance to win a great assortment of twine.

Nancy C. said...

I'm a blog follower and I just loved this video! First thing tomorrow I'm going to make some cupcakes! I have a sampler of the twine and really like it! I'm looking forward to seeing the rest of your twine videos! Thanks so much!

Sunshine said...

I am a blog follower and love your videos! Thanks for the chance to win some Twine.

Renee
gohogwild dot renee at gmail dot com

DeeLightful Co said...

Thanks for the opportunity to win this amazing bundle of twine. How beautiful. I follow you on face book too and i have liked your page. I follow under my name of Dee Lanier Snow
Thanks again.

Ladybug said...

Linda, your vid. was the bomb! (they usually are!) Love those adorable cupcakes and embellies. :-)

You were wondering how to pronounce Aleene. It's Ahhhhleeeene. :-)

Thanks so much for a chance to win that awesome twine.

I'm a lonnnnnng time follower! :-)

Ladybug said...

Just came back from your FB page and "liked it". :-)

Sheryl said...

So many yummy colors of twine! Thanks for the giveaway.

cricutharper said...

What beautiful cupcakes! Thanks for such great ideas using twine.

I subscribe to your blog via email harperpooh at yahoo dot com.

Sheryl said...

Already "liked" you on fb. Fun video!

tina said...

Great tutorial video. I've subscribed/followed you since last year.


Tina
aurathentic@gmail.com

tina said...

I've liked you and left you a comment on Facebook. Thanks for the chance to win.


Tina
aurathentic@gmail.com

callyannc said...

Thanks for sharing! I love your blog! TFS callyAnn

callyannc said...

I already like ya on fb and said hi! Callyann

Donelda said...

I love using twine on all my projects - but - I am in need of some NEW colors. Thanks for the opportunity to win such a great prize !!

Anonymous said...

A great prize for sure! The colors are gorgeous. I enjoy your videos so much. Thanks for all the effort you put into them.

msteelee

grandma scrapbooker said...

I love love this twine give away. I am already a blog follower on my sheila.forrest@woh.rr.com and really enjoy your blog.

Debbie (from Sugar Land) said...

wow! Thanks for the video and all the great ideas!

MsKayJackson said...

Thanks for sharing. I am ready to use some twine. Great ideas.

MsKayJackson said...

Thanks for sharing. I am ready to use some twine. Great ideas.

MsKayJackson said...

Thanks for sharing. I am ready to use some twine. Great ideas.

MsKayJackson said...

Thanks for sharing. I am ready to use some twine. Great ideas.

Kim said...

OOOO AAAHHH what yummy colors of twine! Thanks for giving us an opportunity to win. kickerbelle austin rr com

Barbara A. said...

OH YUMMY....twine! I love those little things and all the ideas you can do with those color strings!!! Thank for the chance to win some great twine!

cma21317 said...

I've be dying to try this twine. A sample kit would be fantastic. My fingers and toes are crossed!

Reesey said...

These are the cutest cupcakes ever and they are sugar-free! I would love to win some twine from the Twinery!

Leanna said...

Cute, love the little cupcakes.
Great idea so always.
Love your blog.

JustOneMoreStamp said...

This would be wonderful I do not have twine yet. Very cool ideas

Janis said...

I am currently a follower. :) I just love what you've done with this twine. You are a talented gal!!!

Thanks, Janis
jdegouff@charter.net

Janis said...

I also left a message on your FB page. Thanks again for hosting this sweet giveaway. I've only dibbled with the twine but love the colors & possibilities.

Janis
http://scrappergrl.blogspot.com/

The Miners said...

Those cupcakes are so cute!!! I'm suscribing to your blog too!

RLS Innovations said...

I love all your good ideas for twine. Those cupcakes are precious.

Sue
rolfe974@prodigy.net

Kim M. said...

Cute projects! I am a follower of your blog.

Kim
kkmaehrer@gmail.com

Jamie said...

cute project! im a follower of your blog thanks for the chance to win.
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

Jamie said...

I like your facebook page thanks for the extra chance to win.
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

Beth said...

Those are so cute. Thanks for the chance at the twine.

Beth
baby.cowgirl88 at yahoo dot com

Linda R. said...

the cupcake are so cute, also love the earrings. thanks for the chance to win the twine. I am a follower on your blog.

llurgy said...

I am a twine virgin....I have no twine, but I would love some

llurgy at gmail

llurgy said...

I have been a facebook follower for some time.....and I am still a twine virgin :o)

Teresa Ciarleglio said...

really cute projects! I love twine- I do I do...!!! Thank you for sharing.

Teresa Ciarleglio said...

I have been Facebook follower for awhile now... Thanks for the chance to win!

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