CLICK here for DigiStamps4Joy 100th Challenge Celebration Hop

WINNER:

Congrats Michele from Scrappytaz for winning the beautiful Joy image which I had up as candy for one lucky Follower/Commenter on my blog. Please email Margy from Digistamps4Joy at compugen@netactive.co.za to claim your prize!!!

{DOING LIFE} 1,000 Follower Giveaway

TO ALL MY AWESOME FOLLOWERS, Old and New: Thank you so much, I have reached 1,000+ FOLLOWERS and my 1,000 FOLLOWER CELEBRATION GIVE AWAY will be going live in the not too distant future. So keep an eye on this space!!

15 July 2014

{900 Follower Celebration Give Away}

CELEBRATING 900 Followers
GIVE AWAY

To each of my old and new Follower Friends, a huge thank you and tons of hugs, for always making the effort to visit my little space in blog land and for all the wonderful inspirational comments you leave behind.  Without you, blog land would be a dull and quite place to be.
My awesome 900 Follower Badge in true South African style, designed by the talented Lisa Decosse - thank you so much Lisa for carrying the Doing Life badge tradition forward

I have recently reached 912 Followers and to say thank you to each and everyone of my Followers, I have the following awesome prizes (I am sure you will agree), up for grabs, sponsored by the sensationally generous shop owners of some of the design teams I am serving on.
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Digistamps4joy is offering THREE digi images of choice to a lucky winner. 
Thanks so much Margy!

Margy has such an awesome variety of Digi Stamps, so take some time to shop in her Digistamps4joy store!  Also visit DS$J Challenge blog here.  The challenges are bi-weekly and the themes are always exciting.
Here is a card I created using a DS4J image called CINDY

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Art by Miran is offering  THREE digi images of choice to a lucky winner. 
Thanks so much Mi Ran!

Mi Ran has such beautiful detailed images, so do spend some time in her shop!
Also visit her Challenge Blog here.  The challenges are bi-weekly and always ANYTHING GOES.


Here is a card I created using a beautiful ABM image called MISS BROADWAY

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Create with TLC is offering  TWO SETS of digi images/sentiments of choice to one lucky winner. 
Thanks so much Paulette for this wonderful prize!

Paulette has an awesome variety of images and sentiments for every occasion so don't be in a hurry when you visit her store!
Also visit her Blog here where she offers free sentiments on a daily basis.  You will definitely not be disappointed.


Here is a card I created using a beautiful CREATE WITH TLC image and sentiment set called


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Fresh Brewed Designs is offering a $15 GIFT CARD to one lucky winner. 
Thanks so much Heather for this wonderful prize!

Heather has a wonderful variety of unique images so hop over to her shop now for some Fresh Brewed Delight!
Also visit her Blog here where there is exciting challenges happening on a monthly basis.

Here is a card I created using the FBD bashful bathing beauties.  You can purchase them here.


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To stand a chance to win these wonderful prizes from the generous SPONSORS, you need to:
  1. Be or Become a FOLLOWER of my blog with GOOGLE FRIEND CONNECT, you will find the friendly faces in my side bar on the right. Click on 'Join this Site'- please only become a Follower if you have an active blog and regularly post your creative work on it AND love what you see here.
  2. Like my FACEBOOK Pages here and here (This is NOT  a requirement, but would really be nice!!) 
  3. Link your NAME to MR LINKY below.
  4. Pop my 900 Follower Badge with a link to this post, in your sidebar (This is NOT a requirement, but would really be nice!!)
  5. Leave me a COMMENT on this post below letting me know that you are a Follower of my blog  (and whether you liked my Facebook Page or not), and have entered your name with Mr Linky here.
The WINNERS  will be announced on Monday, 16 August 2014.

Wishing you all the best of luck.





Crafty Hugs

127 comments:

Zoe said...

Congratulations and well done xx

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

Congratulations Desire! What a wonderful milestone you have reached in your blogging! You are so talented and such an inspiration!
Good luck to everyone who enters and helps you celebrate!

HUGS!

Erika Horvathova said...

It is great that I found your blog - I became your follower and liked your FB pages aswell. thanks for this great giveaway. I entered with Mr. Linky :) as Erika Paws. Have a nice day

Zella said...

Hi Desire! You have such an amazing blog and are such a talented crafter!!!! I'm constantly amazed!!! Yep - already a follower and I did link up. :)
Blessings,
Zella

Wendy Batchen said...

Have become a follower of your blog and liked your facebook pages. Lovely makes. x

Viv's Visuals said...

Congratulations Desire!! have liked your Facebook pages too. x

Veerle said...

Hi Desire, I would really like to congratulate you with your 912 followers. Almost 1000 !!!!!
Puh, that I will never reach.
So my sincere congrats go to you.
Love,Veerle x x

Eemeli said...

Hi Desire! Congrats on reaching such a great milestone...next it is time to
hit that crazy 1000! Hope you have had a wonderful summer. Take care.

Hugs from Finland,
Eemeli

Sue said...

Fabulous cards and candy Desire.
Sue :)

Eliza Art said...

Desieref, congratulations on so many observers, creating a beautiful, unique and original work I admire and I wish that others also further you admired and visited your blog. Best regards

Beebeebabs said...

Congratulations!!!

Darcy Schroeder said...

Congrats, Desire, for 900 plus followers!! That is so awesome!! I'm already a follower and I have liked your fb pages, and I left my name in Mr. Linky and I posted your badge on my sidebar!! Hope you hit 1000 very soon!! Such fun!!!
And thanks for commenting on my blog from time to time. I really appreciate that!!

Big hugs
Darcy

Lisa said...

Congratulations on over 900 followers, Desire!! So deserved - your projects are always amazing!! I'm already a follower and already like both of your FB pages. I added your giveaway badge to my sidebar. Thanks for the chance to win!!

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Alljazzed2create said...

Desire you are one talented lady. The creativity that comes out of you is stunning. Congrats on your 912 followers.

Pam

Alljazzed2create said...

You are one talented lady. I am amazed at all the creativeness that comes out of you. I am a followers and love your blog. Happy 912 followers. I have entered my name with mr. Linky and I love your Facebook page..
Thank you for a chance to win some great prizes..

KraftyKoolKat said...

Such gorgeous cards Desire. You know I am already a follower. Sadly I am not on Face Book so can't do that bit. Off to place the badge in my side bar. Thank you for the chance to win some candy sweetie.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Cely said...

wow 900 followers! congratulations!

thanks so much for your kind words that you left about my mom. and thanks so much for leaving me bloggy love while i was gone to be with her. you are the sweetest!

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

Congratulations Desire! That is quite a milestone! So happy for you. Thanks for a chance to win FREE candy. I have posted your picture above to my sidebar. Have a fabulous day! Hugs, Gloria

Anyone who wants to become a follower of mine and register for a chance to win FREE candy, stop by my blog.

http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.om

Penny said...

Congrats, Desire! I am proud to be one of your MANY followers! :^)
You've got so many wonderful prizes, and you created a fabulous card to go with each sponsor! I love each and every one of your beautiful creations! (Must have taken you hours & hours!)
I didn't realize you were there in Kaua'i with me taking photos of me on the beach to use in your last card! Thank you for that. ;^)
Hugs, Penny

KarinsArtScrap said...

Congratulations Desire with your 900 follower and more.
Gr Karin

Sandra H said...

Many congratulations .......wow that's some followers and l'm sure it will keep on increasing well done x

1CardCreator said...

Wow, Desire, all 4 of these cards are gorgeous! Congratulations on your 900 followers, that is amazing, but then again so are you. ~Diane

Valerie-Jael said...

Congrats on so many followers, and keep up the good work with your lovely blog! Hugs, Valerie

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

Hi Desire, Many congratulations! Thank you for the chance to win some candy. hugs, Helena

Patricia St Martin said...

Desire, Just became a follower and I hope you will get anymore. X

Charity Chamberlain said...

Congratulations! You have beautiful creations! I became a follower of your blog, liked both of your Facebook pages, and added my name to Mr. Linky :)

Granmargaret said...

Your cards are beautiful. Congratulations on having over 900 followers. I have been following you for ages and did like you card facebook ages ago. I have put your 900 badge on the side bar on my blog.

Carole Z said...

Hi Desire, well as you know - already a follower of your blog and both FBs, I love coming to visit your blog - your cards are fabulous and hugs congrats on your week deserved 900+ following...off to grab the badge now! Hugs Carole Z X

Pia S said...

900 followers - that's so impressive. And well deserved!
I'm following your blog, but not on Facebook as I don't have a FB profile.
I've popped the badge and link on my sidebar.

Maryann Laursen said...

Biig congrats to the many followers here, but no surprise with all the beautiful work, you always share here, amd today is no different, they´re all so beautiful.
I have been a follower for a long time, and I´m even got on FB too and have also liked you there too and shared so everything should be just fine.
Thanks to both you and the lovely ladies, who´s providing with such amazing prizes here too. Looking forward to see more.

Lucy Patrick said...

Wow, that is so many followers Desire!! Congratulations but it's to be expected as you are such a sweet thoughtful blogger always writing lovely comments and your creations are amazing!! I'm sure you'll reach 1000 in no time! XOX Lucy

aussie aNNie said...

Congrats and thanks for the chance to win for a change....xxx
http://thejourneyisthestart.blogspot.com.au/

Papercrafting Princess said...

Congratulations! Love your creations. I am a follower here and one of your FB pages.

Only By His Grace said...

Hello Desire, thank you for your lovely comments on my blog. Just became a follower on your blog. congratulations on reaching over 900 followers,
Hugs maz

KT Fit Kitty said...

Congratulations, Desire! Awesome 900 followers! Thank you for all the wonderful prizes - count me in - I would be so happy with any of them! I am already a follower on GFC and I just added your lovely badge to my sidebar for you. I'm not a big facebook user so I didn't bother with that, but I added my name to your Linky. Thanks and I wish you many more followers!

Betty said...

Congrats Desire well deserved I love your cards and have been following you for a while now you always inspire me. I have made several centre step cards now since seeing your beauties
Bettyxxx

Veerle said...

Hi Desire, I joined in, I liked both of your facebook pages and placed your 900 followers button in my side bar with a direct link to this page. Love Veerle x x x

Veerle said...

Hi Desire, I joined in, I liked both of your facebook pages and placed your 900 followers button in my side bar with a direct link to this page. Love Veerle x x x

Melanie Smith said...

Hi Desire, Thanks so much for visiting my blog and leaving such a sweet comment. I am your newest follower and have "liked" your facebook page. Hope you will follow me as well if you haven't already ;-) Congratulations on 900 followers.....I think I have like 40? hahahahaha, I'll get there one day :-) Take care!

Wanda Cullen said...

Thanks so much, Desire, for your lovely comment on my blog! I'm now a follower of yours and also linked my name to your giveaway list. Congrats on this fabulous milestone!

Chasing the Dream said...

Congrats on your milestone with many more to follow I am follower on your blog and Facebook.
Hugs
Berni

D- said...

Congrats on reaching 900+ followers!!! How exciting.
Have a wonderful day.
{Google and email follower}
{I do not have a Facebook acct}
Crafty hugs,
D~
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

Chriss America Real said...

Congratulations my friend! I have been a follower for a very long time. I have also been a follower of one of your facebook pages but I didn't know you had the other one so I am a new follower there. I have put your candy on my sidebar. Your work is so consistently gorgeous, you deserve to have so many followers!

Hugs & Kisses,
Chriss
america57@comcast.net
www.chrissandlou.blogspot.com

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Congratulations Desire and yes i am a follower of your blog and on FB and thank you for the chance
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Helen said...

Congratulations on your 900 followers. I've liked your Facebook pages. Thank you so much for the chance to win such lovely prizes x

Cindy said...

I'm one of your newest followers :-) Your work is amazing!!! Congrats on 927 (and counting) followers! Thanks for the blog love you left me :-)

Rosie Guiher said...

Thanks for telling me about this and for the nice comments on my blog. Love looking at your work. Just beautiful.

Rosie Guiher said...

I have added your badge,lol, had a little trouble. I also forgot to say i liked your fb pages and have been a follower. Thanks for a chance to win and congrats on getting over 900 followers.

Gail said...

congrats on your 900 plus followers Desire! What an accomplishment - I hope you get many more followers - I liked your faced book page as well -have a great week!

Denise Goeldner said...

Congratulations on over 900 followers, Desire!! So well deserved & your projects are always amazing!! I'm already a follower and already like both of your FB pages. I added your giveaway badge to the rights side of my sidebar. Thanks for the chance to win!!
~ Denise ~
{Denise's Patch of Creativity}

Pumpy said...

Thanks for reminding me Desire, I thought I was entered. xxxx

Hanne M. said...

Congrats on your more than 900 followers Desire! You offer great inspiration so no wonder that so many follows you. :) I've been follower already for a while and added the candy info also on my blog.

Shylaa Shree said...

900+ followers is a great achievement dear. it shows your dedication towards your work. happy to be your follower and friend always

Sid said...

Pleasure to follow your blog and 900 is a lot of people....... congratulations !!

Jan Ltc said...

Congrats on your followers Desire thanks for the visit and the chance xx Jan

Gitte said...

Congratulation. Well done.

Scrappin Robin said...

Congrats on the 900+ followers! I just became a new follower myself.

Robin L.
http://create-a-latte.blogspot.com/

Aurora Marco Celdrán said...

Hi Desire, congratulations on your 900 followers. Thank you for letting me know about your give away.
Your blog is great! Good job.
Cheers,
Aurora
the miller's daughter

Edwina said...

Hi Desire I already am a follower and liked the one Facebook page. I liked the other FB page too. Great giveaway! Congratulations on reaching 912 followers! You do lovely work. I have looked at it several times. Edwina Brown

Tarja said...

Hi Desire! And congrats to you! You are so talented and have a great, inspiring blog, that no wonder you have so many followers. It´s nice to visit Doing Life, there is always something new things to see. Brgds, Tarja

Julie P said...

Congratulations Desire, I am a follower, great work on reaching this milestone
Have a wonderful week Hugs Julie P

Mari said...

Congrats Desire for 900 plus followers! That is so awesome! I'm now a follower and I left my name in Mr. Linky. Your badge is on my sidebar. Hugs, Mari

Dawn Lancaster said...

Congrats on so may followers, but it comes as no surprise, you are a very talented lady!
Been a follower of your blog for a long time now, have liked both your facebook pages & am now off to share your candy in my side bar!
Thanks to you & the lovely sponsors for the chance of winning some of this sweet sweet candy!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Jeannie said...

You are so awesome girlfriend and this is just another way to prove it! Congrats and keep doing what you're doing ~ Your work is amazing!

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie

Liz Smith said...

I love the flowers on your FBD card above, did you make them with circles (folded)? Or are the embellishments ?
Now following....

Lizzy

sue k said...

Congratulations on 900 followers, Desire and thank you for the invite to join your fabulous giveaway. I am a google and email follower and will add your badge to my sidebar and like your facebook page.

Sue
http://suek86401.blogspot.com/

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Congrats on over 900 followers! I've joined in the giveaway and completed all the requirements.
Good Luck everyone!
Lorraine

Marji Franklin said...

Congratulations! I am a follower here and on both face book pages and I linked up

andree said...

thank you for your lovely comments on my card.
Have become a follower both of your blog and on facebook-wow, you do make some gorgeous cards. Congratulations on your huge following, you deserve it. Hugs Andree xx

Marjorie said...

Well done Desire!! I'm not surprised though as your blog is lovely and your cards are always amazing and different!!.. Thanks for the chance to win some lovely candy too:)...
Have put your badge in my side bar, I love it!!
Hugs,
Marjorie xx

caroline said...

congratulations wow what an achievement c

Michelle J M said...

Congratulations on a fantastic achievement Desire! The cards you have made from your sponsors are all gorgeous as always. On another note, looking at your photograph, I cannot believe you have been married for 29 years, you don't look older than 29! Michelle x

Vannessa said...

Congratulations on such a fantastic milestone and very well deserved too. I always love seeing what you've made on my email updates.

Hugs, Vannessa x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Wow huge congrats on your 900+ followers!
Your now on my side bar & I already like one of your facebook pages but now like them both lol xx
Hugs & thank you for the chance to win
Hugs Shell xx

Ina Good said...

Very lovely blog i am new follower and commented and shared on my timeline in facebook.Enjoying all your creativity everywhere,,,Thankyou and congrats on all your followers new and old!

Doreen said...

Congratulations on reaching 900+ followers. I am already a follower and like both your pages.Thanks for the chance to win.xxx

Sandra H said...

Wow it'll be over the 1000 soon you have already gone over the 900 just goes to show how popular you are and thank you for a chance to take part in your amazing give away x

Sandra H said...

Wow it'll be over the 1000 soon you have already gone over the 900 just goes to show how popular you are and thank you for a chance to take part in your amazing give away x

Judith said...

Congratulations Desire on surpassing your 900 followers - I have followed you for a long while now and have liked your facebook pages too hugs Judith xx

Cara Malmrose said...

You are well on your way to 1000 followers Desire! Good Luck! (Hugs) Cara
creativechaosbycara.blogspot.com

Chris / CS Designs said...

Hi Desire, Wowzers! and Congratulations. Not a surprise, because you are just so very cool and awesome. I did not add my link to your Mr. Linky widget, because I though others might enjoy the prizes more, but did want you to know I came by to visit you.

I love all the fab projects examples you created for the prizes you are giving away, wonderful work as always. I also posted your blog candy to the side bar of my Doodle Pieces.
Take care, :) Chris / CS Designs

Creations by Shirl said...

Congrats and many more to come! Thanks for a chance of winning this candy and good luck to everyone else...

Art With Heart said...

Congratulations Desire!!I'm the newest follower and I have liked your Facebook pages too.

Samantha A. said...

Congratulations! As a fellow South African I'm so glad that you got a chance to visit my blog! Wonderful giveaways. I have liked your FB page, and I am your newest follower! I also linked up with Mr. Linky

Yolanda Rodriguez said...

Congratulations! Great blog!
I am now a follower and have added myself to Mr. Linky!
Thank you for the opportunity!

Jacquie said...

Hi Desire,

I have entered, thank you for the chance.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx
http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

Elaine said...

Congrats that's a massive amount of followers & lovely giveaway x

Eileen Dobson said...

Thank you so much for the lovely comment you left on my personal blog and for inviting me to enter your fab giveaway. I have become a follower of your blog and would love you to follow mine also.

Eileen Dobson said...

Thank you so much for the lovely comment you left on my personal blog and for inviting me to enter your fab giveaway. I have become a follower of your blog and would love you to follow mine also.

Anet van Zyl said...

Congratulations on your milestone Desire. Thank you for the opportunity to win one of the prizes. Anet x

Sandra Schabel said...

Hi Desire,
congratulation`s to your 900 Follower or more! And thank you so much for All lovely comments on my Blog.
Of course, i`m a Follower from your blog!! You made great Carts and how many stunning creations!!
Hugs Sandra
http://bastelmami-sandra.blogspot.de/

Stacey Schofield said...

Congratulations and well done on a fantastic blog. Thank you for all the lovely comments you always leave on my blog.Will wear your badge on my blog sidebar with pride. Love n hugs Stacey xxx

Hetty said...

Congrats on so many followers! You deserve it. Your cards and scrapbookpages are all wonderful.

Cathie Borowski said...

Wow I have only just started in blog land so believe me when I say it is amazing that you have reached over 900 followers, I just love Art by Miran's images, I have purchased some but haven't coloured any yet - you have inspired me to get one out as soon as possible

Barb said...

Hi there, visited and liked both FB, became a member and follower. Thank you for your wonderful comments on my blog. Finally you are one VERY TALENTED lady. Barb

Michelle said...

Hi Desire - Congrats on reaching 900 and I'm already a follower and have likes your fb pages. Your FB page was awesome - Michelle x

Aurora Aurelia said...

Congratulation for your new milestone (wooow 900's <3).. I love your cards... so beautiful... already like your 2 facebook pages as well... thank you for the opportunity to win your fab giveaway.. and also thank you so much for your wonderful comment on my blog ... *hugs*

~RoRa :* :D

Michele said...

such fabulous prizes, wow! congrats on your achievement of so many followers. i've linked my name, liked both your facebook pages and i think that was all i was supposed to do... oh, yes i was already a follower! all the best to you and thank you for the chance to win. xo

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

I am a new follower and have placed the candy pic on my blog. Thanks for the chance to win *U*

Cazzy said...

Congratulations Desire, such a lot of followers!

The prizes are great, and the examples are wonderful as usual.

Cazzy x

Berina RGA said...

thank you for the comments on my blog... I'm your new follower... congrats on the 900 followers...
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

Joyces Creative Cards said...

I am so happy to be a follower of your blog. I really enjoy making cards with your images.Joyce Johnson

Anne Fenton said...

Wow Congrats on the 900+ . I am now a follower of you blog and your facebook pages. Great Facebook pages and blog. Huggz Anne

Chris said...

Congrats on your 900 followers, Desire! It's always such a pleasure to visit your blog!
Sorry, I don't 'do' facebook!
Chris
x

sammi said...

Congrats on 900+ followers! I'm a follower and have linked up and liked your facebookk pages

Marianne Grimbly said...

Congratulations on your 900 plus followers! I have become your latest follower, liked both of your Facebook pages and linked my blog to Mr. Linky. Good luck for reaching 1000 very soon!
Marianne

Barb said...

Just wanted to stop by once more to let you know I forgot but now have added your badge to my side bar. and Congratulations!!!

ursula Uphof said...

Desire, congratulations on such a wonderful achievement, and up to the 1000. You deserve it all for the wonderful inspiration on all your creations. Hugs, Ursula

Milnie said...

Now there are almost 1000 followers; congrats! Thank for the chance to win these awesome goodies!

Hugs,

Milnie

Kristie Goulet said...

Congratulations on your following. I am now your 978th follower. :)

CG said...

Wow, congratulations on 900 followers! Best, CG

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Congratulations Desire....so very well deserved as your blog is always full of such inspiring work!

Craftyanny said...

Congrats Desire and thanks for the chance to win some goodies
Anne x

Laurian said...

Wow, big congratulations it will be 1000 before you know it!
Thanks for the chance to win such lovely goodies!
Hugz

Laurian

Beth F. said...

I have been a follower of your blog for quite some time and now I am a follower of your Facebook page as well! Congrats on so many followers!

Linda said...

Congrats, Thanks for the invite. I absolutely admits your work your are so gifted. Being an avid scrapbooker I especially loved your scrapbook site. Awesome projects and ideas.

ellyscard creatief said...

Congratulations with so many followers.
I can only dream of it.
I am folling you and added your bagde on my sidebar.
Thanks for the chance.
Gr Elly

XxJULESxX said...

Hi thanks so much for inviting me, i am a follower and i have liked your facebook page.I do think your very talented, cards are always gorgeous!!.
Just off to add to my sidebar now oh and congratulations!!!

Pat said...

Congrats my crafty friend!! Your cards always inspire with color, design and embellishments! Thanks for offering this contest, too!

Tammy said...

A big congrats Desire, I have been a follower of your blog for a long time.. your work is amazing!
Hugs, Tammy

Sarah said...

Hi Desire! I've been a follower of your blog (and your beautiful work) for quite some time. Congratulations on this milestone!

Margreet said...

Hi Desire....congrats on such a huge amount of followers...I'm one of them for a long time and I'm proud you've become mine recently...
xxx Margreet

Cloud's said...

Big Congratulations !

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Morning Desire and hugs congrats on reaching that awesome number - you are a lovely lady and so deserve every success x I have followed all the steps including liking both fb pages - thank you so much for this opportunity hugs Judith xxx

M DelValle said...

Hello!! I just joined your blog, liked your Facebook pages and added my linky!! Thank you for the chance to win!!

Sammy said...

Congrats hun! Of couse I have been a follower for ages! :-)

And it looks like you're almost at 1000 already! Way to go! x

Del said...

Wow! WD on 900 followers, I've got a bit to go to catch up. Thanks for the invite and the chance to win some fab goodies. All linked up :-) xx