Two and a half months ago, on January 28, I wrote my first blog post. In it I tried to explain my choice for the name and the reason for using this medium. In essence, I wanted to create a forum where my ideas and those of my readers would be shared and discussed. A place to ask and answer questions. A place to help each other out.
Never in my wildest dreams did I think that only a few weeks later, 100+ wonderful, intelligent, eloquent, and generous people would be willing to share so much in my little world. A handful of these people know me in real life... another much larger number is letting me in their lives and I hope to meet them all in the real world someday.
To celebrate my first 100+ friends, I would like to share with you all the most beautiful item donated by my very first sponsor, csn. They have generously let me pick an item from their extensive list of online stores, offering anything from dog beds, to corner tv stands, to high end china and crystal. I found this lovely plate, big enough for serving a celebratory cake in it. This beautifully handcrafted piece will accommodate many design tastes -- from the folk inspired imagery, to the modern simplicity of a two color scheme. And the owl... my son would approve (see here and here).
All you have to do to enter is write a comment under this post saying that you are a Follower (I prefer Friend), new or otherwise, by Friday 4/30 at midnight CST. Unfortunately, this giveaway is open to American and Canadian residents only. The winner will be announced the very next day.
Also fitting of this giveaway is the fact that it is a plate, which also helps me celebrate the kick off of the Designer Challenge, beginning this Wednesday. Don't forget!
And to top it all off, and bring a wonderful close to my week, I would like to thank Mackenzie over at Design Darling, for awarding me the Beautiful Blogger award. Thank you so much, darling. I am tickled pink that you picked me. Since this is my second Beautiful Blogger award, I think I need to direct you to this post.
Have a wonderful weekend you all!
I am linking to show and tell friday to pass the word.