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Hey all my name is Samantha, I'm 33 from England. Engaged. I have been handcrafting cards since I can remember from making mothers day cards at nursery to selling them to friends and family now. I love seeing the reactions on peoples faces when you make a unique handcrafted card just for them. I have also been a keen scrapbooker/photographer since I was about 5 when my parents started to foster and I always kept a scrapbook for each child we cared for - which goes with them to their new families so they don’t forget any precious memories of their childhood.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

LIEBSTER blog award

Evening all not feeling overly clever today after another allergic reaction which I got late last night. 
I really have no clue as to what is going on with my body lately, even with the tablets I have taken for it when I feel one coming on completely wipes me out.

Anyways ..I was recently nominated by a fellow blogger for the “Liebster Blog Award”! I have not been as loyal to my blog posts as of late just through not having alot of time for my hobbies  or being too tired after work to come online which I need to make more time!!

I appreciate each and every one of you!

So what is a “Liebster Blog Award”?
The “Liebster Blog Award” is a way for fellow bloggers to share some blog love with some of their favorite blogs.  There are no judges or special rules but more of an award given to you by your peers.  The word “Liebster” is German and means “dearest”.
Upon receiving the “Liebster Blog Award”, the nominee will then write a blog post on their own blog and include the following:
  1. Share 11 Random Facts
  2. Answer 11 questions from the person who nominated you
  3. Name your nominees for the Liebster Blog Award
  4. Ask your nominees 11 questions
So let’s have some fun!
Who nominated you?
The lovely Ellen -  AKA Fresh Delight nominated my blog for a Liebster Award - Yey! Thanks so much Ellen xx 
I met Ellen on YouTube about a year ago I think and we now both participate in the YTLH© every month! She is a super talented scrapbooker and I love to watch her process videos.

11 Random Facts:

Pet Owner, Engaged, Scrapbooker, Aspiring Author, Work in Travel, I'm a Pescetarian, I suffer from PCOS, Can't Drive, Scared of Moths/Butterflies, I am an Auntie, I can be very lazy!

Answers to Ellen's Questions:

1. Describe yourself with three words - Creative, Ditsy, Emotional
2. What where you doing 10 minutes ago? I was watching Charles Trippy on Youtube
3. Flat shoes or highheels? As much as I love high-heels or heelhighs as I called them little, I always wear flats - My DC's or ballerina pumps 
4. The best part of waking up is? Nothing I want to be sleeping beauty haha I love my sleep! 
5. How did you start crafting? I have always loved crafting even when I was little but I became a serious crafter through my grandma who was always making cards and my mam got me into scrapbooking as we used to make albums for the foster children to take with them when they were adopted.
6. What's your favorite perfume? Paris Hilton (the one in the pink and black stripy bottle) not sure of the name of it and I think its discontinued in the UK now which is a bummer and I only have 1 bottle left :-(
7. Comedy or thriller? Comedy, I don't like feeling scared so stay away from thrillers.
8. What are your top three songs at this moment - Life through a lens - Jackson Harris, Jolene - Miley Cyrus and Rude - Magic
9. What chore do you absolutely hate doing? Ironing!!!
10. Where would you travel to, if you had an open end budget? Canada
11. Tell us something we don't know about you - I seriously don't think there is anything I haven't already shared with you.

My 11 “Liebster Blog Award” Nominees:

Christine - One of my sweetest and dearest friends - love her to bits!! Met her through Youtube and she is an awesome crafter!
Triona - Another of my sweetest friends - who I met through crafting and love of writing. 
Zoe - Creator of the YTLH©, a dear friend and awesome crafter and Photographer!
Suzie - A super talented crafter who I have know for about 4 -5 years!
Justie - Super talented crafter who helps keep me inspired for my Heritage layouts!
Denise - Super Eco-Friendly Crafter!!
AJ - A fellow participant from YTLH© who is amazing!
Svjetlana she is an awesome follower on my blog and super crafter.
Nancy - Met through the YTLH© she is an amazing crafter and lovely person!

If anyone else wants to fill the last 2 slots please take them. 

11 Questions for my nominees (they’re easy…I promise!): 

1. Wet or dry Glue? 
2. When you are in crafting mode, is your space neat and orderly or does it look like a crime scene?
3. Are all of your albums up-to-date? 
4. Store bought or hand made embellishments? 
5. Strangest non-craft item kept to use some how? 
6. Second favourite hobby to crafting? 
7. Early Bird or Night Owl? 
8. Do you recycle?
9. Organised or Last minute maker?
10. Did you stick in at High school?
11. Favourite Fruit?

As a little bonus, I’ll answer my own questions:
1. I prefer dry glue mostly double side tape or glue runner.
2. I try to have a tidy desk and put items away once used.
3. Heck no! I am almost a year or 2 behind in one of my nieces albums!
4. As I have already advised I am slightly lazy so store bought for me!
5. I had a tub of soup from Chinese which is clear and has a lid. Washed out and have kept to use for Xmas treat pot - I have had it for about 2 years now and never used it yet!
6. Reading/Writing
7. Night Owl
8. I do in the kitchen but slightly naught in craft room I don't always!
9. I try to be organised and have everything made in advance but sometimes it doesn't always happen!
10. I'd like to say I did and did ok in exams but I was seeing my first love in the last 2 years of school so may have been slightly distracted and spelt alot of time writing notes to pass to him in hallway on way to next class, hehe I miss school!
11. I have 4 - Mango, Strawberries, Kiwi and Rasberries

Thank you so much Ellen.
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Ellen H. said...

Hihi, I really loved reading this!
Thanks for joining!

Denise Price said...

Thanks, Sam! What does it mean to "stick in" at high school? Must be some British expression that I don't know.

Justie said...

Hey Samantha, congrats on getting nominated for a blog award. Thanks for having me be one of your nominates.

Samantha Wright said...

@Denise Price
Stick in means to be good at school and not slack off and skip classes.

Tríona said...

Heya Sam! Thanks for the nomination :)

The minute I have a second I'll be delighted to participate :)