Thanks to Sponsors & Master List of Giveaways {NOW CLOSED}!

(This post is part of my Onwards and Upwards Blog Event)

I want to say a big, big thank you to the lovely people who offered prizes for the sponsored giveaways. I buy the prizes for the grand giveaway, blog hop, and challenges out of my own pocket, but I can’t afford any more. So it’s fabulous that these shops (and a band) are helping to make this weekend super fun! Thank you!

Thank You Stars Card by Jennifer Grace

I tried something new with this classy, starry, card – by making the sky white and the stars black and pink. And the sky is twinkly but the stars are matte. Turning things around like this is a fun way to make something stand out! Just think of the other ‘upwards’ possibilities – a blue moon on a yellow sky? A sunset-coloured hot-air balloon on a black sky? Blue clouds on a grey sky? I’m going to try these out!

Here’s a list of all the giveaways from this weekend, both my own and the sponsored giveaways. Make sure you’ve entered them all by tomorrow night (Monday the 13th of May) at 10.59pm BST!


Welcome and Grand Giveaway

Blog Hop Giveaway

Giveaway sponsored by SJ Crafts

Giveaway sponsored by Mary Wangerin

Giveaway sponsored by Digital Paper

Giveaway sponsored by Positive Intentions

Giveaway sponsored by ArtCHIX Studio

Giveaway sponsored by Beartown Zodiac

If you want to pop to the sponsors websites again (of course you will want to buy some lovely items from them!), then check my sidebar – their buttons will remain there for a month.

Be inspired:

Reverse the colour of items to create something unexpected

Make a classy project using white, black, and hot-pink

Say thank you to someone who has helped you out!

Don’t forget that commenting on this post, and any other over this weekend, will count as an entry into the Grand Giveaway {NOW CLOSED}, but only if you’ve registered your interest in winning that prize right HERE!

See you again at 10pm for the final post, which will include links back to all the challenges! x

21 thoughts on “Thanks to Sponsors & Master List of Giveaways {NOW CLOSED}!”

  1. It would have been a fab weekend anyway, but the chance to win brilliant prizes made it even more fun – thanks everyone! :o)


  2. Thanx so much for an amazing weekend Jennifer and to all the sponsors. I have had a wonderful time and am now catching up after a day at the parents xxx


  3. This has been a wonderful weekend! I am excited to have some new places to browse, so big thanks to your sponsors!! And big thanks to you!


  4. Yes, thanks again Jennifer to you and your sponsors, and anyone else who has helped put this weekend together.


  5. Have loved all the inspiration. Love this card, I have some AC glitter paper that I’ve not used yet so will have to rustle up a card or two!


  6. You have had some great sponsors for the weekend – thank you to them and thank you to you for all the wonderful inspiration x


  7. Whew ! This was fun. I entered all the giveaways and just finished the last challenge. I’ll link up pics tomorrow when the light is better.


  8. A great weekend of posts, Jennifer and a thank you from me for all your hard work in putting it together as well as all the fabulous prizes on offer 🙂


  9. Love the idea of reversing colours – so simple but already i can imagine the end result being quite magical. defintely one to try.


  10. Jennifer – you have done it again…another fantastic weekend of inspiration. I enjoyed reading all the posts last night, I will be back to complete some of your challenges (probably after your closing dates though 😦 ) xx well done – you can relax now xx


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