11 November 2014

{Doing Life} 1,000 FOLLOWER Celebration GIVE AWAY

CELEBRATING 1,000 Followers
GIVE AWAY, here at last!!

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 quiet place to be.
My awesome 1,000 Follower Badge in true South African style (my photo has been super imposed on our flag), designed by the talented Lisa Decosse - thank you so much Lisa for carrying the Doing Life badge tradition forward
Lisa also runs a wonderful Christmas Challenge and I know most of us are already busy with our cards for Christmas 2014.  Link up your Christmas creations with Lisa and stand a chance to win some awesome prizes.  Everyone who links 2 cards a month automatically qualifies for a freebie.
The little heart banner used below has also been designed by Lisa.

Currently there are 1,023 Followers and to say thank you to each and everyone of my Followers, I have not one, but FIVE awesome prizes, up for grabs, sponsored by the sensationally generous and super talented Art by Miran for FIVE lucky winners.

Thank you so much Mi Ran!  Its a privilege to be on your Showcase Design Team.

Mi Ran creates such beautifully detailed images, so do spend some time in her
ETSY shop


Mi Ran's also has some of her wonderful images in rubber stamp format over at
Whimsy Stamps

and at  ...
Treasured Times


Also visit her Challenge Blog.  The challenges are bi-weekly and always
ANYTHING GOES.

Mi Ran's talented Design Team Showcases their gorgeous ABM projects on her
Showcase Blog.  Hop over for some wonderful inspiration.

Some lovely themed challenges are also run by Mi Ran in her Facebook Group.



Okay, so lets get onto the prizes up for grabs.  I am showcasing five of my past design team cards using Mi Ran's stunning images.  The image used on each card will be going to a lucky {Doing Life} Follower.


Card No.1 using LOVING AUTUMN ANNIE



Card No.2 using LADY PAPILLON




Card No.3 using BIG EYED GIRL




Card No.4 using BOOKAHOLIC KAITE



Card No.5 using AUTUMN MEMOIRS


To stand a chance to win these wonderful digital images from the generous MI RAN, 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 1,000 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, 10 November 2014.


Crafty Hugs




90 comments:

  1. Voorwaar 'n prestasie Desire! Baie baie geluk met die groot 1000!
    Mooi bly!

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  2. Congratulations on reaching over the 1,000 follower mark! So exciting! I've been a follower of your blog and Facebook pages for a while! Thank you for the chance to win! :)

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  3. Congratulations Desire, so happy for you that you have reach the 1,000 + followers, all your creations are just stunning...well done.
    I have been a follower for a long time now and linked up in my sidebar (sorry do not do facebook)
    Thanks for the chance to win :)
    Wendy xx

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  4. Congrats on your (more than) 1000 followers, Desire...I'm your follower, liked your FB pages...linked Mr Linky...popped your 1,000 follower badge...and now I'm crossing my fingers and toes!
    xxx Margreet

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  5. Congrats Desire on reaching more than 1000 followers, a great milestone!!! Always love to see your creations. I'm your follower and liked FB page. Posted the pic in my sidebar!

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  6. A big Congrats Desire-- you make such awesome projects!!
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

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  7. HI=i Desire, many congratulations!!! You know I love to visit your blog and all your fab designs, hugs Carole Z X

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  8. Biiig congrats onm your many many followers here, but I´m not surprised thoug, with all the awesome inspirations, you always share with us here. And todays cards once again are all just gorgeous and made with these gorgeous images. I´m especially in love with the bookworm,(4) as she reminds me just of one of my older granddaughters, who´s always to find with her nose deep in a book, and she just got glasses almost exactly like these ha ha ha.

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  9. Congrats with your +1000 followers Desire. I'd love to join in with your give away and I like both face book pages.
    Hugs Veerle xxx

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  10. Congrats on over 1,000 followers!! What an awesome giveaway!! I already like both of your FB pages and I've added your button to my sidebar!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  11. Hi, Desire! I congratulate from 1000 followers. All your creations are magnificent. hugs, Helena

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  12. Congrats on your big number of followers
    I love your work
    and good luck with 1000 new to reach 2000
    hugs Tamara

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  13. Congrats on 1000+ all your cards are very nice as always

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  14. Congratulations for reaching your goal, you do wonderful work, you have also said lovely things about my work which is so inspiring thank you. I'm following your blog and have liked your fb pages.

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  15. Big congratulations, Desire! 1000 Followers - that's amazing! It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating your 900 followers - wow, that was quick! Well deserved - I love your cards! Thank you for the awesome giveaway! I have added it to my sidebar for you!

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  16. Sorry should have also said that I am a follower on GFC and I added my name to Mr. Linky. I also like you on fb!

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  17. Morning hun. Congratulations on reaching the fabulous 1000 follower mark! Very
    exciting! I've been a follower of your blog and Facebook pages for a while!
    Thank you for the chance to win! :)

    Hugs from Finland,
    Eemeli

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  18. Wow Desire! Congrats on over 1000 followers! That is awesome! I love all your cards. Artbymiran is fabulous as well. Thanks for giving us a chance to win. Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Gloria

    http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

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  19. Big congrats Desire on your 1,000 follower achievement. Very well deserved sweetie.
    All these images you have used are gorgeous and in your fair hands have been made into awesome creations.
    Thank you for running this blog candy. I will put it into my side bar on my blog but I am afraid I don't belong to Facebook.
    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  20. Beautiful cards, as always, hugs and greetings

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  21. Congrats Desire. Well deserved. Great cards...

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  22. Hi Desire! A big congrats on your 1000+ followers! I've been a follower of your blog for some time... love seeing your beautiful creations! Thanks for a chance to win!
    Hugs, Tammy

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  23. congratulations Desire for reaching your 1,000 followers. I am not surprised you have reached this goal your work is stunning and so inspiring. Thank you for popping to see my blog! Now I have found you I will be a regular visitor, beautiful work Jo xx

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  24. wow...so excited for you...Congratulations!

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  25. Great that you have reached your goal of members, very proud for you. SYLVIA JOYCE JOHNSON

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  26. Congratulations Desire, that is an awesome milestone you reached! Your work is beautiful, so your achievement is well deserved. Cheers to the next 1000 followers :-)
    Hugs,
    Lena
    Lena’s Creations

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  27. thanks for your gorgeous art and your generous giveaways! i'm a follower and i've liked both your facebook pages! xo

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  28. Congratulations on your followers Desiree. Beautiful cards as usual. I love the colour combos that you use

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  29. 1000 Follower wooooowwww you are really a star my friend much people follower of your lovely blog..I am follower of your blog since this Year I think (BLUSH) and I love your different way to make cards flowers and embellish..you have self shape of card and I love it..big hugs...Monika

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  30. WOW! 1000 followers+ - Congrats!
    I've been following you through Google for some time, but I don't have a Facebook profile.
    Thanks for offering this lovely candy - I've added the pic and link on my sidebar.

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  31. 1000+ WOW!

    Big congrats, Desire! :^)

    Hugs, Penny

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  32. Lovely cards, and congrats on 1000 followers!

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  33. Wow - congratulations! Love your cards!

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  34. Wow Desire ~ over 1,000 followers ~ well done ~ Love your work.
    Annette

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  35. Congrats lovely friend awesome news and have added to my side bar.xxx


    The Journey is the Start

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  36. Wow congrats on followers I tweeted and blogged it on my google blog

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  37. Great cards Desire! Congrats on reaching another landmark in the follower stakes!
    Thanks for the chance of a sweet candy too!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  38. Awesome fun, and I did it all, some I already was done before...Have a great day, and thanks always for saying such nice comments on my cards...you are the best! Cheers!

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  39. Oh thesr cards i love them so much

    Malika

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  40. CONGRATS! 1025 followers now.
    {I'm in there somewhere}
    I added your badge to my sidebar and my blog to the linky.
    {I do not have a Facebook account}
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  41. You have such a flair for all the cards you do! Each one is full of such creativity that it amazes me! Love them all!

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  42. Congratulations on 100+ followers. Thank you for the chance to win one of these lovely images.
    I have been a follower of your blog for aes and previously liked both your facebook pages.

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  43. Congrats. Thanks a lot for the chance to win.

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  44. Hi Desire - well done on reaching 1000 followers! I am following your blog, liked your Facebook pages. Thanks for the chance to win such gorgeous images.
    Hugs,
    Bev xx

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  45. Hi Desire. Congratulations for having reached this milestone. Your cards are beautiful. And thank you for the chance to win this lovely price.
    Cheers,
    Aurora

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  46. First, congrats on your 1000 followers! That is aweseome! I have been a follower of your blog for a while now and will pop your badge in the sidebar of my for you my dear!! :) Thanks for your generosity and I hope that you will stop by my blog and enter my birthday blog candy if you haven't yet!! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*
    My Blog: Stamp Smiles

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  47. Congratulations Desire and i just love all of your gorgeous cards thank you for the chance to enter your fantastic candy
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

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  48. congrats on 1,00 followers...sooooo fun! I am having a giveaway too, comment here for your chance at winning.

    http://paperieblooms.blogspot.com/2014/10/goodies-giveway.html

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  49. You know I am a big fan of yours, Desire. I have been following your blog and FB pages for some time now.

    Congrats on passing 1,000 followers.

    Blessing hugs,
    Teresa

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  50. Hey Desire, thank you for such a lovely giveaway. Congratulations on getting 1,000 followers, I'm so happy for you!!
    See you again soon!
    Amelia xx

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  51. Gorgeous cards up for grabs! Beautiful! xx

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  52. Congratulations Desire. You have been very busy, these cards are all fabulous and each has your very distinctive style,

    Once again, congratulations on breaking the 1000 followers barrier.

    Dionne xx

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  53. Great work Desire, love everything you do. Great on the 1000 followers.

    Carol xx

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  54. Congratulations, Miss Desire! I'm so happy for all your hard (and beautiful) artwork to be appreciated by so many. You have a unique style which I cherish - every card abundantly displays fabulous ways of using paper, ink and images! Thanks for always publishing wonderfully inspirational artwork which is largely influenced by the native elements of your part of the world! xo

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  55. They are all so wonderful I am glad I don't have to choose a favorite........Lis

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  56. Well done Desire on reaching your 1000 followers. I love your cards I especially like your Bookaholic Kate love the colour scheme and the folded elements
    Bettyxxx

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  57. Congratulations!!!I am already a your follower and I love all your creations!
    I posted the pic in my sidebar and liked FB page.
    Thanks for this beautiful chance...I hope to win!
    Ileanaxx

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  58. Hello Desire - Thank you for you lovely comment on my card ... I have been following you for sometime now and I just love your creations.
    Congratulations on reaching 1000plus followers and good luck on your journey to 2000 followers!!!!
    ((Hugs)) Cara

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  59. Congratulations on reaching your 1000 followers milestone - that is fantastic! Thank you so much for the chance to win this gorgeous candy. I love how beautifully you've showcased these images.
    Rebecca.

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  60. Congrats on your (more than) 1000 followers, Desire.
    Your cards are as always stunning!!

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  61. Thought I had already comment here but must have been confused when I saw another 'Ina' Not a common name lol. Love checking your blog out as you always make such fabulous creations. Congratulations on over 1000 followers. goes to show how much we all think of you. Well done.

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  62. Big congrats Desire on reaching the fabulous 1000 and beyond, hugs, Colette xx

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  63. I love your cards and the blowers are beautiful! It is always exciting to see what you have created!

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  64. Well done on reaching 1000 followers Desire - so pleased for you. I'm chuffed that I have 137 (big smile) so what 1000 feels like - woo hoo! Thank you for the lovely comments you leave on my cards - they are appreciated.

    Big hugs to you Sue Pxxx

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  65. Woo Hoo! Congratulations. Here's to many more. Thanks for the chance to win. I am a follower and have placed your pic on my left side bar.

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  66. Congratulations Desire for your outstanding achievement. Your creations, color combination and folded embellies are always amazing. Wishing you all the best in more years to come. Have added your pretty badge to my sidebar.
    Hugs xx
    Asmah

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  67. Thanks for the chance to win, Desire, and congrats on a HUGE accomplishment!

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  68. Congratulations on the 1000 plus followers! That is awesome! I am a follower and also liked the FB pages :-)

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  69. Hi Desire, I am a follower of your blog and your facebook pages. I have added my name to Mr Linky. I love your cards. They are all so beautiful! You make such gorgeous cards. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

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  70. Wow, Desire, over 1000 followers! I'm struggling to get to 100! LOL Congrats on this milestone. Your cards are awesome, and those images by Miran are gorgeous. I have quite a few images from her already, but none of those. Cheers to your next 1000!!

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  71. Woop, Woop! Congrats my dear friend. I don't know how you do it all. What a phenomenal milestone while I still struggle to reach 200 people! As always your cards are simply gorgeous. As I currently have none of her images (although I did recently win 2 but haven't chosen them yet), it would be a treat to win some more.

    Best wishes for the next 1000!!!

    Super duper big squishy hugs,
    Lisa
    xoxo

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  72. Hi Desire,
    congrats on reaching over 1000 followers and thanks for the chance to win one of the fab images, I was already a follower and have now liked both your facebook pages, hugs, Colette xx

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  73. Congrats Desire,
    I'm your follower too;-))m

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  74. Congrats Desire! I will be happy when I hit 100

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  75. Hai Desire. Thank you for the chance to win those wonderful digital images. It's nice to know you.

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  76. Congratulations on reaching over the 1000 followers!
    Thank you for the chance to win!

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  77. Congrats on your long list of followers! The cards are all so wonderful!

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  78. Huge congrats to you!!! So happy for you! Enjoy your projects and how much you share of your talent!

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  79. Congrats on reaching over the 1,000 follower. Thank you for the chance to win one of the wonderful images. I'm already a follower, I posted the pic in my sidebar and liked FB page. Wish you all the best. Hugs, D.

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  80. Wow, congratulations! Your cards are gorgeous, no wonder you have so many wonderful followers. ~Diane

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  81. Congrats! All of these cards are super cute! <3!

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  82. Your cards are exquisite. I've been participating in your monthly Christmas challenge, Digistamps4Joy, and it's been wonderful. I do not have a blog, but I am following you here.

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  83. Congrats on your 1000 followers! I can see why though, your creations are just fabulous! I've been a Follower for some time now, but have joined your stamping FB page. I don't do a lot of scrapbooking, so I skipped that one. I've put my name in your Mr. Linkey. I would love a chance to win one of those gorgeous images.

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  84. Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving me your sweet message about this, wow, your doing really well. I am at the beginning of my blogging journey and I am overwhelmed by everything I see on it. I can understand why it becomes addictive. I am in awe of your work. Take care Lori

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  85. Huge congratulations for 1000 followers Desire! I've been follower already for quite some time and I just love your creations! I added your badge to my blog and link via Mr. Linky. :) Thanks for a chance to win!

    Hugs,
    Hanne

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  86. I am a new follower on FB and here! thanks for the opportunity and congrats on 1000!!!!!

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  87. Congratulations on reaching this incredible milestone Desire. Here's to a 1000 more followers and many more years of sharing your incredible creations. I have done all of the above and am already a follower of you here and on fb.

    Hugs ~ Charlene

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  88. congratulations on this huge achievement! I've been a follower for a while, and your cards are always so very lovely!

    so excited for you! :)

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  89. Congrats, Desire!!!
    I am a follower here and facebook too.
    Hugs,
    Ardilla

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  90. Congratulations on reaching 1,000 followers. What a beautiful cards with lovely digis. So sweet. I just posted the candy on my blog, I just do not have facebook. Unfortunately.

    Hugs, Astrid.

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Desire