Thursday, April 15, 2010

5 Things about me + Giveaway!

Hello !
Sorry for the lateness of this post, I had trouble logging into my account. Thankfully the Blogger Team fixed it up! Now there will be two posts today: the Wednesday giveaway and the Thursday "Let Your Art Guide You" weekly challenge. The tutorial that was scheduled for Tuesday will be posted on Friday. Hopefully I wont have more trouble logging in.

Now to the "special" post.
Recently I was tagged in Swap-Bot to do a "5 Things about Me Post" and decided to turn it into a Giveaway too!
So here goes:
Hi! My name is Maria Isabel and I ....
1- L0ve and collect weird sunglasses
Shades collection
2- Like making and wearing bows, even if I'm too old for it
I love bows!
3- Have a pretty big sized greeting card collection, mostly retro and vintage cards:
My Card colelction, vintage and retro cards
4- I adore all things Sanrio, especially Hello Kitty!

5- I love painting, especially after a hard day.
abstract + Doodles"Let's build a nest"Mia- jewelry holder sideTania- cycle eyesMr Pumperkinklecycle face 1

So now to the Giveaway part!
I want to share with you some of the things I love, so to the winning comment will receive:
Giveaway package!
1 cool shades (new)
1 Hello Kitty 35th Anniversary notepad
1 Hair bow, your color choice
3 retro cards without envelopes (sorry those were thorn
1 Custom artwork ( sizes ranging from 2'x2' to 8'x10')
I could either send the stuff in the picture first and the artwork when its finished. And now to the details:
*The winner will be selected by drawing the name from a hat and recorded ans posted on YouTube.
To participate:
- Post a comment below and remember to leave an email address so I can contact you if you win.
- If you post on Facebook or Twitter you get an extra entry in the contest.
- You get 3 extra entries if you post about this giveaway in you blog.
Remember to post the ink to your Facebook, Twitter or blog post.
Maria Isabel

PS I forgot to add:
The Giveaway will run until Friday 30th of April and will close at 11pm. The winner will be announced the 1st of May.


  1. Maria Isabel!! What a lovely lovely giveaway!

    ps. you are NEVER to old to wear bows!


  2. i love love love the bows!!! soo cute! and i'm a huge fan of hello kitty! those sunglasses are fun too! ohh what a great giveaway!


  3. *chirp chirp* I tweeted about this giveaway!


  4. I would totally wear a cute little black bow!

  5. So cool, thanks!

    escuishi (at)

  6. What a cool giveaway! I would love to win :)
    emmanemhandmade (at) gmail (dot) com

  7. I'm in! Nice idea !!
    I also love every thing Hello Kitty and bows! I have to make some! and as jozen said, you are never ever to old to wear bows!

    the mail adress: riechanster[at]gmail[dot]com
    and I just made a twitterpost: my twitter name is RiechansWorld

  8. kiero las gafas y los lazos d las fotos hahaha, el giveaway sta chevere count me in mostly por la pintura me pregunto en k t inspiraras

  9. Fantastic giveaway!! Thanks for the chance to win. :)

  10. oh and here's the link to the post on my blog:

  11. I collect sun glasses too!! It was by accident but i love crazy glasses :) I also have a sizeable card collection :) What a great post!
    Its good to get to know you

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  16. I love this idea! It's a random act of kindness in such a fun way! I came across you through craftster (not sure what I was looking at originally, tbh. Maybe hair ornaments?) and here I am. I'd love to be entered into the contest, if that's okay. My email address is amyDOTrohdeATgmailDOTcom. :) Have a splendid day, and keep up the good work in inspiring lazy crafters like me!

  17. okay ... this is really weird .. I thought I had replied to this message but I don't see my comments... I think some crazy stuff is going on... anyway, I posted about your give-away at my blog here:
    and you can contact me here: riechanster[at]gmail[dot]com

  18. Ok the winner is announced! Congrats to Lanni Luna!


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