Monday, 2 April 2012

Competition Winners, and Bloggoversary

Well hello there. You're looking good today!




I'm sorry I have still been largely absent from the blog world, but am hoping to come back properly soon.




I am also sorry if I haven't responded to your lovely comments, but I have read and really appreciated them. Thank you all.




This week I went for a drive, and took a walk by the sea, which is always a happy place for me. 




I used picmonkey for these photos, I have always wanted to try the Instamatic look. 




I really love the look, but don't think I would permanently want to use it, as it takes all the colour and sun from the photos!




I have not edited the last photo deliberately, so you can see the difference!






So, anyway, it's April 3 today, which means it's a year today since I started my blog and wrote my first post.



I have really enjoyed the process of blogging, it has helped me look at the world around with a different eye, I have really enjoyed chronicling things I have made, and most of all, I have really enjoyed meeting all of you.


You guys are great, you really truly are. 
I love getting your comments, and feedback, it really makes my day.
this is the unedited version- how much brighter are the colours??


Anyway, on to the Pay it Forward Competition.
I have decided to add cards to all the prizes, since they were clearly the favorites.


Prize No 1- the flower fairy crowns..... goes to Madeleine from Yarn Madness


Prize No 2, the cowl goes to Cuckoo, from Tales from Cuckoo-land


Prize No 3, the cards goes to Robbie from Knitxcore




If you can all email me your addresses, I will get them out to you quick sticks.
Take care
xx

14 comments:

  1. Ok albeit through Gritted teeth 'Congratulations to the Lucky Winners' :) I love your photographs by the way. xxx

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  2. Tell you what, Missus, your photos are truly good!I LOVE that first pic - it's so atmospheric - think you should use it as your header pic. How easy is PicMonkey to use?Will have to think about changing over soon.
    Congratulations to the lucky winners also.
    Have a good week, my friend. x

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  3. Congratulations on your blog anniversary.Your pictures are amazing!And Congratulations to the lucky winners. have a super week ahead.love juliexxx

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  4. Love the instamatic look, they look really mellow, although I see what you mean about th colours.

    Gutted not to have won, but happy for the three (I guess!)

    Have a good week, and try and squeeze another beach visit if you can, it's good for the soul and we all love to see your pics afterwards.x

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  5. Happy Bloggiversary!
    Love the photos!
    Alison
    x

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  6. I'm a winner?????!!!!! Weeeeeeee!!!!!

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  7. Happy bloggoversary. Lovely pics as always. xx

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  8. Love Love Love those photos. Oh i wish my photos would come out like yours.......xx

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  9. Lovely photos, although if I'm really honest I just do prefer the 'real' colours ;-) xx

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  10. YAYAYAYYY!!!!!! (your pictures have really gotten great!)

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  11. You rock...beautiful photos...I also want that "instamatic" look! I guess I'll have to play around a bit with my photos, too. ♥

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  12. too long since I've been over here - pleased to see I haven't missed too much! (didn't mean that to sound rude - you know what I mean!!!)
    I was going to say 'I certainly do NOT look good today...' then I realised you wrote this a couple of weeks ago, when the chances are, I looked considerably better!
    Anyway - lovely pictures, hope you're ok, glad to see my pal Cuckoo won something and hope you're having a good weekend
    fee x
    (I'll chuck a hug in there too for good measure)

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  13. Hi, congratulations on your bloggerversary and to jJust to let you know I have awarded you the Liebster Award, please can you pop over to my blog where you can pick up your award! - x

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