Thursday, March 27, 2008

BLOG CANDY GIVEAWAY!!!



I have hit beyond the 30,000 mark in less then a month - WOW - that's cool!!!

I have never in my wildest dreams thought of starting a blog and enjoying it so much!!!

You guys make my day stopping by and leaving me the nicest comments!!! You all are just too sweet!!!

So here is just a little token of my appreciation and I hope you like what I have chosen for the BLOG CANDY
Giveaway!!!

You will receive some new Stampin Up products:

* 1 of each color new Striped Grosgrain Ribbon
* 1 of each color new Poly Twill Ribbon
* 1 of each color new Scallop Notes incl. Envelopes
* 1 of each new Label Holder from the "Styled Silver" Hodgepodge Hardware incl. little Brads to fasten them.
* 3 small Ribbon Sliders from the "Styled Silver" Hodgepodge Hardware
* 3 Chipboard Flowers

Here is what I want to know from you when you leave a comment - What is your favorite color combo???

If you like you can list as many as you like....I will try to include these colors into my future cards if I can and of course I'll mention your name!!!

Which leads me to this next request - if you post "ANONYMOUS" pls leave some kind of name or e-mail so it doesn't cause any confusion later !!!

My Blog Candy is open to anyone living in the USA , Canada plus APO addresses.
I'll pick a WINNER on Sunday late afternoon about 5:00 pm!!!

Have a great day and I'm looking forward to your entries!!! ~Silke~

120 comments:

dzcarrera said...

Congrats on the 30k milestone! My favorite color combo is Orchid Opulence, Rose Red, Pumpkin Pie, Basic Black, Whisper White.

Windy Ellard said...

Thank you and congrats. My fav color combo is Old Olive, Really Rust and More Mustard. I love fall colors.

Jess said...

Congrats on so many hits so fast!!

I love Rose Red, Cool Caribbean, and Whisper White together. And maybe with a touch of Basic Black thrown in there too!

Erica Shaw said...

Well this is a rather bizarre combo, but I tried it the other day and liked it: Cool Caribbean (last year In Color), Gable Green, Groovy Guava, Summer Sun, Really Rust, and Tempting Turquoise. You can look at my blog to see how I used it.

Thanks for the fun giveaway!

Lyndsay said...

Fun! I like dark brown with just about everything. Thanks for the chance to win. Lyndsay

Dottie K. said...

Wow congrats! I enjoy your work so much. I would have to save pink/orange and brown/blue or pink. I like brown with alot of colors. :)

Cindy said...

I like burgundy with gold and sage. I'm sure there is a better way to describe it, but I'm drawing a blank on the more descriptive color names.

Nice blog candy offerings!!

Chelle said...

thank you for all your fabulous inspiration and the fun blog candy!

i love close to cocoa with pretty in pink...really, anything with brown...soft sky with chocolate chip is adorable...

thank you again!
chelle

Cassandra T-Jaikaya_2000@yahoo.ca said...

I know I helped within the last month in hits as I check your blog every day two to three time. :)
My color combos are; brown and orange, different hues of red and pink together, green and orange.
In fact I love anything with browns and oranges and purple right now.
Congrats on the hits. I know you will reach a million soon enough.
C.

Debra E said...

I love shades of orange and blue together. I also just made a card that's kraft, brown, light blue and olive green.

Denise... said...

Wow, 30,000 hits in a month is amazing! That means your blog is wonderful! I like pink and brown together so very much, but blue and brown too...and then a bunch of vibrant colors together for spring and summer.

wisteriagirl said...

Hi Silke...Congrats on your 30,000 hits! My favorite colors are..close to cocoa, sky blue and white. Love the Blog Candy you have chosen. Hugs, Cindy

Salsa Mama said...

Congrats on all those comments! That is amazing! Let's see, one of my fav color combos is Chocolate Chip, Turquoise, and a little white. I just love the brown/blue combos! :)

Sara (hiinaz) said...

My favorite color combo is anything YOU put together on a card. Okay, seriously, I really love black and white together or black, white and red. It's just so classic.

Lynn said...

After the SCS color challenge this week, my new favorite color combo is Soft Sky, Basic Gray & Whisper White.

mrs_engle said...

I just discovered your blog and have enjoyed your cards... they are so beautiful. I think my favorite combo is Chocolate chip, Certainly celery and regal rose...

I also love the new Summer Picnic combo of the old olive, real red, pumpkin and bashful blue.

and red and turqoise... and the ginger blossoms colors and the bali breeze colors...

I love all colors. too hard to choose!!!

Savitri said...

I love teal and pink... and more :D Congrats on the hit! Wow, that was quick from 20k - 30k :D

Blestmomof6 said...

Oh what a wonderful blog candy offer!!! Especially attractive to new demo's!!!
Right now I am loving those "in color's" especially purely pomegranite, wild wasabi, and river rock!!! But those are pretty much my colors in real life, and I use them in my bedroom decorating!!! LOL
Thank you and Congratulations on your blog!!!
Susan

Anonymous said...

I just discovered your blog recently and you helped me do dry embossing on dark cardstock. Thank you so much. Color combo I really like is Soft Sky, Blue Bayou and Real Red. Also Groovy Guava and Basic Gray. Your cards are so bright and happy.
I'm Stoplightstamper on SCS

apigonfire said...

I've been the crazy woman leaving *LOVE* comments on all your stuff the last couple of days! :) I *LOVE* (here it comes again!) your style! Me like it muchly!
My favorite color combo is anything combining Rose Red and Regal Rose. I really like it with Certainly Celery.
I can't wait to see what you do with some of these other color combos! I know I'll love them!
~Kendra

Mauna said...

You have a great blog. Congrats! My fav color combo is purley pomegranate,wild wasabi, and blue bayou.

Michelle said...

Wow, that's a lot of traffic! Congrats! Love your blog.

Some of my fave color combos: pink and brown, blue and orange, light blue and brown.

Michelle T.

Lisa said...

There are so many color combos that I love! How about Certainly Celery, Bashful Blue, and Blush Blossom. Very soft and pretty. :)

Congrats on all your blog traffic!

MEL said...

Old Olive, Real Red and Bashful Blue are one of my favs.! Congrats!!!

Amy said...

Congrats on getting so many hits! So well deserved! Thanks so much for seven months of fabulous inspiration!!!

What a fantastic assortment of goodies, too! Somebody is definitely going to be giddy when this shows up in her mailbox!!! Thanks for sharing!

My favorite color combinations is Always Artichoke, Certainly Celery, Sage Shadow, Soft Sky.

Melissas said...

Congrats on your quick success! Your projects are always a source of inspiration - thanks for sharing :)

My fave color combo is light greens with pinks or purples, but it could be something else entirely tomorrow!

Debbie said...

What fun blog candy! I have two favorite combos:
- Blue Bayou
- Wild Wasabi
- Barely Banana (or So Saffron)
- Black
- Whisper White

and

- Certainly Celery
- Barely Banana
- Whisper White

Allison said...

Wow! That is some amazing blog candy!

My favorite colour combos are:
1. basic grey and pixie pink (sometimes with black)
2. chocolate chip and any shade of pink

Barb Schram said...

I just found your blog! From SCS...great work, love your style. Thank you for the opportunity of blog candy!

Anonymous said...

I just love the ribbon and hardware! YUM!
My favorite color combo is blue/pink or brown/pink.
Congratulations on the 30,000.
:) Tamera
Kaizactan@triad.rr.com

Jennifer Brettschneider said...

Love your blog. My fav is purely pomegranite, river rock, and black. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that I win! Jennifer(brettsch@fuse.net)

Amanda said...

I love your blog!! Keep up the great work! My fave combos are regal rose / old olive, cameo coral, apricot appeal, and tempting turquoise.
Amanda

Desirée said...

Hey Silke - I'm not at ALL surprised your blog has been so popular - it's fantastic! :) Thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas!

My go-to colour combination lately has been Purely Pomegranate, Chocolate Chip, and Pale Plum - I seem to use this for EVERYTHING I make! I hope you like it:)

Juanita said...

I stumbled upon your blog the last time you had blog candy, and instanly knew you were to be added to the favorites list. Your talent is amazing!
I Haven't used this color combo, but I think I will give it a whirl for DH birthday card. Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa, Barely Banana and Whisper White.

dianalcurtis said...

I love your blog. Thanks for your great ideas. My favorite color combo has to be chocolate chip with anything!!!

rjackson547 said...

Your blog is one of my favorites. I just love your style. Congrats on 30,000 hits!!

My favorite color combo is Chocolate chip, Soft Sky and Whisper White.

Anonymous said...

I just love putting pinks and browns together...and then putting yellows and blues together:)

Susie P
susiejunkmail@gmail.com

Liz R said...

My favorite combo is celery and saffron.

SmilynStef said...

Teals with peach lately ... but I'm thinking anything you use ... your cards are wonderful ... thanks for the great chance at some goodies ... stop on over at my blog for a giveaway too.

Linz said...

Way to go, lovely lady! :) I don't really have to win, but wanted to send you congrats!

Some of my fav combos include:
Chocolate Chip, Bashful Blue, White

Chocolate Chip, Pretty in Pink, Vanilla

Rust Red, Old Olive, Vanilla

My favorite colors are...real red, chocolate chip, & taken with teal and they look nice together too!

Ilse Vargas said...

Congratulations Silke, I'm glad I found your blog, I loved your black, river rock, white birthday card so much that I had to do it myself...
One of my top combos now is: real red, chocolate chip, bashful blue (like in the mini)
Greetings,
Ilse V.

Inkylin said...

Congratulations on your latest blog count. Just found your blog and am enjoying browsing around. My favorite colors are anything that goes with olive green.

-*Linda*-

Donelda said...

I love a lot of color combos, but one of my favorites these days is Kraft, Cranberry Crisp, Mellow Moss, and Chocolate Chip. I've been drooling over that new striped ribbon!! Thanks!!

Amanda Pedro said...

wow, the card below is stunning! Great work you do.
umm, I think i've been using a lot or pumpkin pie orange lately and also a bit of wild wasabi. Didn't realize the orange thing until someone at a workshop commented, "my, she certainly likes her orange doesn't she?" i chuckled, as I don't consider
myself an orange person. Time to order some new stock I guess.
Thanks for sharing

Anonymous said...

WOW, I just came across your blog. You have so many beautiful cards. My favorite color combo is pink & green, pink & brown and red & turquoise.
Kim
johnandkimmy@comcast.net

Krystl said...

Congrats, Silke! This is a great comment thread--I'm getting so many ideas! A combo I really like is Night of Navy paired with Rose Red, Pumpkin Pie, and Tempting Turquoise (basically the Bali Breeze DP colors). Your work is gorgeous!

~amy~ said...

Congrats!!! Love your blog...let's see, color combos...Wild Wasabi and black or actually wild wasabi and anything :)

Lisa said...

Congratulations. 30,000 hits in one month, that's AMAZING!

I love kraft, old olive and anything with a "pop" to make it come alive.

Anonymous said...

My fave is celery with soft sky, or pretty in pink and sometimes coral.
I'm not surprised you hit 30,000 in the first month - your blog is awesome! And awesome candy too
Sue R
Kelowna, BC
Canada

mochamama said...

Nice candy........my fav colors are the choco chip/groovy guava....choco chip/turquoise
Congrats on your hits!!

Carol said...

Thanks for a chance to win....my favorite color combo is purple and green (not any particular shade), but then I really like brown and pink and brown and turquoise shades.

LateBlossom said...

I have tons of fave color combos, but the one that popped into my mind was ballet blue, bashful blue, celery, and white. I got it off a stack of washcloths at Target and just adore how fresh and springy it looks!

I love your blog and thanks for the opportunity for some candy!

Kim Holochak said...

Great Blog candy!!! Love checking in everyday!!!! I have alot of fav color combo's I would say any of the Earth Elements by SU together love fall colors and of course I love black & white. Thanks Kim Holochak

Anonymous said...

my favorite color combo is saffron, artichoke and eggplant...I love doing flower pictures with these colors and using lots of saffron to shade the edges! Thanks for the opportunity!!!
deidrelm@hotmail.com

Monica said...

I just started subscribing to your blog, and am so glad I did. I love your work! I don't think I could choose a favorite combo, but I do like Chocolate Chip (I use this color ALL the time), Certainly Celery, and either Rose Romance, or Rose Red, or Purely Pomegranate.

Mary said...

Congrats on your milestone! Let me just say that I just love your blog. Your cards are just so crisp and pleasing to the eye. And your color combinations are spot on. One of my favorite color combos is pink and black. I would love to see what you would come up with using those. Mary Pickett

Anonymous said...

Congrats on the hits! Love the blog! My favorite color combo (right now) is Purely Pomegranite, Wild Wasabi and So Saffron!
Lisa

Ashley said...

Congrats! This is a true accomplishment and blessing!

My absolute favorite color combo would be any hue of brown and blue!

JenniferL. said...

My favorite color combo changes often. Currently it is Chocolate Chip, Certainly Celery and Regal Rose.

Allison said...

Wow...that's a whole lotta hits! Your cards regularly go into my Google Reader faves that I share at my blog. My fav color combo right now is River Rock and black!

Julie_3 said...

Hey Silke,
I am so happy for you. My favorite color combo is Whisper White, Bashful Blue, & Real Red. This is so pretty together!

Anonymous said...

I love your blog and have it into my favorites. I love plain old black and white with a touch of any kind of color. Like pink , aqua, red, you name it black and white works with anything. Pat

Giovana said...

Wowww, congrats on your 30,000 hits, that is awesome!!!!
My favorite color combo is:
- Chocolate chip, pink and white.
- Black, white and red.

Keeping fingers crossed.
Your blog is great.

God bless
Giovana

TWeber3425 said...

All this inspiration and prizes too! What a great way to start my morning. Congrats on your hits, good news travels fast.

My favorite combo is chocolate chip with soft sky & white.

Terrie

Julie said...

I just found your blog & it's really great! I think my favorite color combo right now is Almost Amethyst & Chocolate Chip. Anything goes with chocolate right? :)

JenMarie said...

What great giveaway goodies!!
I just stumbled upon a color combo...chocolate chip, cameo coral, vanilla and a hint of a light pale blue.

Diane said...

Congrats on your blog visits!! My favorite is not necessarily my favorite colors but anytime I see a card done in black/temp turp or black/pixie pink I'm drawn to it!
Thanks for the chance at blog candy.
Diane

Debbie said...

30,000 YIPPEE....I'm not surprised tho...your creations are breathtaking.
For summer I've been playing with Gable Green, Pink Passion, Only Orange & Real Red...with plenty of Whisper White.
I also love Blush Blossom, Taken w/ Teal & Mellow Moss. Blush Blossom goes well with many colors.
Have a great day!

Anonymous said...

Well, I'm not surprised about all those hits because your blog is wonderful! Keep the good stuff coming.

For a color combination, how about Night of Navy, Blush Blossom and Whisper White.

Happy Friday - Regina Davis in Portland (davisfamily4930@comcast.net)

Marisa said...

Thanks for the chance to win and congrats on your counter :) My favorite colour combos: love chocolate chip with cool carrib, or sky blue, or pretty in pink or celery. All wonderful combos. Also love celery with cool carrib, celery with saffron and guava. Also love black and white cards - crisp and dramatic.

stampinc said...

Congrats on your hits. Love your artwork and very inspiring. Count me in on this sweet candy. My favorite combo right now is using the NEW IN COLOR combo. Thanks for a chance.

Sally said...

What a milestone! My favorite combo right now is orange. brown and blue or hot pink. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

I like cranberry, pink, gray and white together. Congratulations on your success.

Swedie

(I'ii checK back to see the winner.)

Patty W said...

Congrats on the hits!

My favorite colors lately have been browns/pinks..oranges/lime greens . Love almost any green. Love purples/yellows/reds

Thanks for the chance!

Mandiannie said...

Well anything with purple is a favorite of mine. I also love olive green with tan. I have a hard time putting anything together but monochromatic ones, but these two are tried and true favs.

Anita said...

Wow, awesome on the hits! My favorite colors right now are pink and brown.

http://stampinwithanita.com/

Diane said...

Wow congrats on your 30,000 hits!!!
My fav color combo is green and blue and so many others,it's hard to decide on just one!!
Thanks for the chance at your great candy!!!

Shelly said...

Congrats again on all your hits! I have a really hard time putting colors together, but today I am working on a project using, chocolate chip, more mustard, rose red, and wild wasabi...we'll see how it turns out.

Brenda said...

Congrats on all the hits!! 'Love the card you posted yesterday...just gorgeous!
Lately I've been making baby cards using gable green, chocolate chip and white.
Thanks for this chance to win sweet candy!
~Brenda H.

Monika/Buzsy said...

Congratulations! I just LOVE your cards! Yummy candy! I love ribbons! Rgiht now I would say Groovy Goava, River Rock and Rbby Red... but it changes daily! :o) TFS! Monika-MAD Stamper

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your 30,000 hits. Here's the color combination that I like: Chocolate Chip, Purely Pomegranate, Pumpkin Pie, Pretty in Pink (basically anything with chocolate chip and pumpkin pie :-)
- Grace

Hilmarose said...

Congrats!!! And thank you for a chance to win!!! My fav color combo right now is sage green and dark purples... like eggplant.

Keri said...

Congrats on all of your hits; I know I account for alot of them! hahahaha Your work and your blog is very inspiring, thank you for all of the GREAT ideas! I love anything with Chocolate Chip and/or any of the colors from the Bali Breeze DSP, that is my favorite!

Anonymous said...

Yay for you! I'm wanting it to be summer so I like real red, dark blue and white. I like tempting turquoise with white and real red too. Thanks for a chance to win.
Terriiam@comcast.net

Shir Benovich said...

Congrats!
My favorite color combination is light green and orange. Maybe a little weird but I like it :-)
Shir, Israel

Julia Aston said...

I love your beautiful cards! I just keep scrolling down and down.....

how about Wild Wasabi, Soft Sky and white?

artystamper on SCS

www.createwithjulia.blogspot.com

kerry said...

WOW!! 30K in less than a month - that's awesome!! Congratulations!I like rose red with regal rose and then I like to add burgundy &/or pretty in pink. It's a good combo for floral cards.

Kerry Morgan

cassidy said...

Congrats on your blog hits. I think my favorite color combo is blue and brown. Really any pastel that goes with brown I love.

Trish said...

My favorite color combo : Chocolate Chip,
Rose Red, So Saffron, Certainly Celery, and Tempting Turquoise. Yes! together! If it sounds familiar it was the combo of the simply scrappin' set Friends and Flowers a couple of catalogs back.
Great Blog!

Anonymous said...

My favorite combos are:

Chocolate Chip and Regal Rose;
Certainly Celery, Apricot Appeal and Regal Rose
Elegant Eggplant and Always Artichoke

MHoush@aol.com

Tina said...

This is my first time to your website and I love your work. Good job! I don't think I will win because I usually don't but I'll play LOL... favorite color combo is real red, white and brilliant blue.

Tina Shafford

SueB said...

I LOVE black, white, kraft and (fill in the blank) ... dunno when that happened! I can also replace the kraft with river rock but the choices for the 4th color are a little more limited.
later, alligator!
- SueB

jackie said...

love the fall colors...old olive, rust, pumpkin etc thanks for the chance to win

Melissa said...

i've been putting a lot of navy, red, turquoise and orange together lately ... thanks for the chance to win!

Melissa said...

oh! and also celery, perfect plum, pale plum, black and white!

kim d said...

Congrats on your hits! I love checking out your site. My fav color combo right now is pumpkin pie, green galore and orchid opulence, thanks to the SCS challenge a while back :)

Twila said...

Right now it's Groovy Gauva, Soft Sky and Chocolate chip.

Anonymous said...

i love any blue/green combo that stampin' up has to offer. green galore/turquoise, wasabi/soft sky, not-quite-navy/old olive, artichoke/navy, bashful blue/celery.

sarah johnson
L72RS@NETZERO.NET

Char in So Cal said...

My favorite color combo???Soft sky with chocolate chip!!

Congrats on hitting 30k!!!!

XOXO your blog!!

Char in So Cal
scrampaddict@cox.net

Terry Molineux said...

Silke I just love your site and would definitely love to be the WINNER, but like Shelli said in the most recent On Stage...be optimistic and have a positive attitude even when things are down....so if I don't win at least I got to view your blog!!!!

Well my favorite color combos are:

Basic Black & Groovy Guava
Regal Rose & Rose Red
Soft Sky & Purely Pomegranate
Basic Black & Tempting Turquoise

Angie Britt said...

Wow, 30000 hits in a month-CONGRATS! Thanks for the chance to win your awesome blog candy!! I like Bashful Blue, Pretty n Pink, Apricot, & Whisper White. By the way, I love your blog...keep it up:)

The Alexanders said...

Congratulations on your milestone!

Right now I love just about any combo that includes the new In Colors and Chocolate Chip or Close to Cocoa!

Sara Paschal said...

My fave combo is Chocolate Chip and Mellow Moss. Congrats on your blog!

Anonymous said...

Right now my favorite combo is in the Soft Subtles - Apricot Appeal and Bashful Blue and a little Rose Red as accent to go with the Cutie Pie paper line.

Linda in PA
duff79@aol.com

Anonymous said...

I just found your blog recently, and just love your work - just like so many others. My favorite combo today is black, white, and pixie pink or real red.

Cindyb in IA

Anonymous said...

Hi, I love your black and white card today. My favorite color combination is blue and green, specifically royal blue and lime green. As a child I loved to put pink and red together, much to my mother's angst.

imakecards@verizon.net

jackiestamps4fun said...

Congratulations! My favorite color combo is Chocolate Chip, Ruby Red, & Groovy Guava (with white thrown in there!). Have a great weekend!

milkshake007 said...

Congratulations....

I love pinks and browns...navy and yellow....light pink and celery green...

Anonymous said...

My favorite color combo is bashful blue, black, and white...Jeanette

Alison said...

Thanks so much for the very nice candy op. My favorite color combo at the moment is Wild Wasabi with Groovy Guava. Sounds weird, but I like it!

Pat S. said...

Congratulations on 30,000!!! WOW!!!
Thank you for offering a chance to win your "little token"...that's not so little to me!

I like the Splitcoast Color Challenge for inspiration. Right now, my favorite combo is River rock, Black, & White.

Anonymous said...

My fave color combo at the moment is brown and almost any other color. Especially, brown and pink and brown and blue.
I love your blog. Thanks for sharing your talents with us.

Cheryl K.

Heather said...

I recently discovered your blot and love it! Your work is beautiful! Since we are rounding the corner to summer I am going to have to say that my favourite colour combination is Only Orange, Pink Passion and Certainly Celery. Such fun!

Heather

Cynthia said...

My new favorite combo is Golorious Green Pumpkin Pie and Chocolate chip!! Congrats on the blog hits! Love your blog Cynthia

Mercy said...

i am so behind on checking out everyone's blogs...and i see that i have missed some awesome masterpieces on yours! and now you are offering some yummy blog candy, too...so i am definitely in on this one!

my fave color combo (for now) is any combination of the following:
wild wasabi
more mustard
real red
bashful blue
whisper white

Sharon said...

Its easy to see why you have so many hits, you have a wonderful blog. My favorite right now is celery, carmel and wasabi.

Anonymous said...

I love using Brocade Blue, Always Artichoke, Elegant Eggplant and Rose Red together. Thanks for offering the great blog candy. Love your ideas. Joan

Anonymous said...

My favorite combo at this moment is chocolate chip and soft sky!

Linda SS said...

Your cards are always so pretty! My fav color combo is aqua blue, cocoa & cream. I'm redoing my living room in those colors too:)

Carol said...

30,000! WOW! Congratulations! But I'm not surprised...your work is beautiful!
What a tough question...I love so many colors, it is hard to pick just one, but if I must.....green and pink!