Sweet nothings for Valentine's crafts

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

*****Contest is closed*****


My d
ear, darling Doodlebug Tree,
Every time I see you, my heart skips a beat. You make me swoon. You are wonderful for every time of year. Indeed, you complete me.

I'm yours forever!

































Okay, okay. So we're gettin' a little mushy today. But it's all in good fun—because we're feelin' the Valentine spirit! (It's never too soon, right?) And we're loving it so much that we've decided to have a CONTEST! A contest that'll put you on cloud 9!

Here's all you have to do:
1. Leave a comment on this blog post in LOVE-NOTE FORMAT!! (It doesn't need to be long)
(only one entry per person, please)
2. Profess your LOVE for your favorite craft product.

We'll randomly pick THREE winners that will receive a VALENTINE SURPRISE.
Remember, the comment has to be here—on the blog—in order to be counted.

Squeal!! Who's ready to let the love ballads flow? Let's see what ya got! The contest will close Thursday morning (1.14.10—one month before Valentine's day)—so make sure to get your entry in by then!

XOXO,

120 comments:

paula said...

Dear Purple Cows Freestyle Mouse,

Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
I couldn't make cute cuts
If I didn't have you!!!

Love, Me

The Washer said...
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Katie said...

MM Storage, MM Storage, how could I possibly tell you what you mean to me? You hold my items and you keep them safe. You treasure them almost as much as I treasure you. No one will ever come between us. I will love you always for your generous spirit and your strength..not to mention you look so darned good..

Now and forever yours,
Katie ;)

Stephanie Chabot said...

Oh my dear Cricut,
How I love you So.
If only I could win the ticket,
oh how far I could go!!

Sarah said...

Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
I love my Cricut,
Don't you?

Vicki said...

My Dearest Cricut,

I have been looking for you for so long. I can't believe I finally found you. What did I do before you came into my life? You have added so much color and dimension to my world. I truly love you.

Kira Bennett (BennetK@hotmail.co.uk said...

My darling Big shot,
You shot an arrow through my heart and made me yours forever. Indeed i feel i should truly die if you should ever leave me.
xxxxxxxxxxx

Samantha-Leigh Smith said...

Oh how I love my cicut,
It makes scrapbooking so fast,
All I have to do is press cut,
And my memories are there to last!
Oh how I love my cricut and all of its possibilities! <3

Monica said...

Oh Big Shot, let me cut the ways. You have brought me flowers and hearts and top notes too. I love your quiet peaceful sounds that hum into something beautiful. You are my sunshine, or at least you can create one for me.

Love you always,
Monica

Stephanie said...

My Dearest Cricut

I am not creative
I am not stylish
I am not one to embellish
But since we have met
I have become crafty with cards, scrapbooks and more!

Stephanie

Katie said...

Bazzill,
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways!

Lori - kustomade4u said...

Oh cricut, oh cricut
How I love thee
I know we've just met
but without you I cannot be!!
You cut & cut & cut some more
and turn an uncreative person like me into a super scrapbooker, designer & more, so much more!! :)

Lori

Jana-Michel Westall said...

Dear Cricut,

I love you much,
even when I'm away
Thank goodness for Gypsy,
I can always play.
I design all the time,
even in the car
My pages look fine,
with a moon or a star.
When I come back,
And plug Gypsy in,
Red paper or black,
Let the cutting Begin!!!

Love, Jana-Michel

Sheila said...

Roses are Red,
Violets are Blue,
How I love to snuggle and cuttle
with my cuttlebug too!!
Love Your Cuttlebunny!

Michelle said...

Oh Nesties,
Oh Cricut,
How I love you so...

Wish I could have more,
But Santa left me no dough.

Michelle in NJ
meeshella2 at aol dot com

margarita Baldoceda said...

I couldn't work on my cards without my Cuttlebag, it's so functional!!!!

Teresa Jaye said...

Roses are red
Violets are blue
Dear Patterned Paper
How I love you!

Kelly said...

An EXPRESSION of my love

Dearest Cricut,

Our love affair is still so young, but growing by the cartridge! Oh, how I love the way you make me feel so creative inside! Let's face it, a life without you, just wouldn't CUT it!

Yours forever,
Kelly

Jill said...

Dear OMC,

Without your blog, my life would be empty.

Thank you for all the love you give us,

Your Sassy Sweetie.

DaQueenofScrap said...

OH MY BASIC GREY HOW I LOVE THEE
OH MY YOU HAVE ME SCRAPPING ENDLESSLY
TELL ME IT WILL NEVER BE
AN ENDLESS LOVE I HAVE THAT I FOR THEE

Leanne said...

You are my Cricut...
My only Cricut...
You make me happy ...
When skies are gray..
You'll never know Bug "E"...
How much I love you ....
Please dont take my Cricut away.

EAS Creations said...

Ode to my Xyron:

Oh Xyron
How I love Thee
You make everything
oh so sticky

From the smallest micro dot
to the largest of cardstock
no feat too great or too small
you will stick them all!

Oh Xyron
How I love thee!

eascreations@aol.com

Anonymous said...

Roses are red
Violets are blue
I love my Cuttlebug
And my Cricut too!

Charoletteejones@bellsouth.net

paradise45 said...

One, Two, Three, Four...love my Cricut more & more!

Susan H.

Yvonne said...

Dearest Cricut, how could I be without you? You're the best thing that's come into my scrapping life (of course hubby ranks right up there, too since he's the one who got you for me!)

Love ya' both!

Dani B said...

Dear Craft Supplies, how I love thee...let me count the ways! 1) Glitter glue...you make me sparkle! 2) Cardstock...you're so strong! 3) Paper punches...you knock me out!

Denise said...

Dear Craft Corner,

I love you all so, how can I choose! Rubons, ribbons, xyrons and cricuts. If I must pick just one, cricut, you are my one and only!

Love,
Denise

Robin* said...

Tools, tools, how I love my tools
They let me be free to break creative rules!

They’re round and straight and curvy too
To my tools I say…I love you!

They help me cut and help me crimp
With my tools I’m not a scrappin’ wimp.

There would be no way to pick just one
So I’ll use all my tools for continuous fun!

My punches, my cutters, my tweezers, my cricut,
My sizzix, my xyron, my tools are my ticket!

I have many tools that I keep so neat
I love them all, cause they are sweet!

So to my tools, I have to say…
They will help me create the very best Valentine’s Day!

Beki Ward said...

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways...

One Cuttlebug, two Cuttlebugs, three Cuttlebugs, four...

XOXOXOXO

Beki Ward at msn dot com

A Bumble World said...

But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?
It is the Silhouette, and Zig Glue is the sun...

Kim said...

I LOVE you, I LOVE you....oh how I LOVE you!!
SMOOCH!
Haha....mushy mushy!
Thank you for the chance to win.. V-day is my absolute favorite day!! <3

scrappin'Staddie aka nana said...

Oh my sweet Gypsy, How I love thee,forever in my crafting world , you will always be mine forever and a day! We create beautiful things together, thank you for being in my crafting world!!

Kimberly said...

Cricut Expression, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways....
I love the detailed cuts you make on plastic, vinyl & paper.
I love the cute little cartridges designed with such favor.
The cute little shapes that decorate my pages.
The boxes and cards that will last for ages.
Smiles to save, memories preserving.
My love for you, dear Cricut, is forever enduring.

Anonymous said...

Oh I love you Cricut
For you let really design
but I must share my love with Gypsy
cause she is just devine!!

Kristina Thyer
kristina@thyerzoo.com

Priscilla said...

Cricut, how do I love thee. Let me count they ways.
I love thy cartridges and thy shapes.
My creativity can reach new heights
For the cost of owning, no price is great
I love thee to the end of days
Most women need to own you and the gypsy
I love thee freely, even when you are not
I love thee purely, as rightly so
I love thee with a passion put to use


Love you always
Priscilla

("How do I love thee? Let me count the ways..."
by Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

Tracy said...

My Dearest Snip-its,

I love how you fit perfectly in my hand. . . you bring me such happiness with your cold steel and sharp blades.
With you, it IS the small things, it IS the details. Your strength has never failed me. . .

Eternally devoted,

Tracy

Sentiments said...

Oh my cricut how I love thee,
You have made crafting so much easier for me.

The warm glow from you lights oh so green,
Puts a glide in my stride, skip in my step, makes my heart sing.

You cut fabric, chipboard and card-stock with ease.
Your chirping sound makes me so weak in the knees.

Oh cricut expression, create and baby bug,
You deserve every accolade, every kiss and every hug.

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

Dear Stickles,
You COMPLETE me!
Love Always,
Ashley!

Ethyl said...

one two: cricut cartridges for you!
three four: must have more!
five six: so many to pick!
seven eight: layouts galore!
nine ten: will it ever end!

Helen said...

There once was a Cricut named Bug
Who could cut with nary a Chug,
On papers of blue,
Red and orange too,
I say thanks with a great big hug!

Helen
helen.gunther@gmail.com

Kathy said...

Oh Cricut how do i love you!!! Let me cut the ways.

Francis said...

Oh my Cricut how I love you all colored in green, lets be together forever to make lovely things for all to be seen.

I will love you forever as you keep me with updated carts so our love will stay strong

Love Your Cricut Lover

Sandie said...

Cricuts are green,
and Cuttlebugs too,
Without Oh My Crafts,
What would we do???

Nikki the *scrappinNavyWife* said...

Oh cricut my cricut...what would I do without thee? I would still craft, but it would be with less glee! ;0)

Nikki

Paper Dolls said...

You are my passion,
You make me smile,
You are always perfect and never out of style!
You make everything better and are a pleasure to run my hand through, Oh jars, tins and boxes of buttons, I love you!

It is a good thing I do not have to make a living by writing....

Karen W said...

Ode to my Crop-a-Dile
You make me smile

Karen

Heather Schneider said...

Oh Texture Boutique Embossing Machine
With your cute purse-like appeal
The detail you provide for the cards I make
Just makes me want to squeal.

Lisa said...

My Dearest Cricut,
How much do I love thee, let me count the ways. You work when I ask. You have great designs and you never complain. Please be my Valentine and my love throughout the year!
Lisa Y.

creativecowgirl said...

Oh how I love thee,
my Silhouette Die Cut Machine.
You make scrapbooking such a dream.

Without you,
I would have nothing to do
and my photo albums would be so plain.

Love,
Me

Stampin Mindy said...

To my most beautiful Rose!

I just adore how you make my projects stand out. I dont know what I would do without my little roses. You are so dear to me.

I hope I never run out of you!

Amy Genn said...

My Darling Stickles,
My life was not complete before I found you. I don't care if the bling trend might be over....I'll never get tired of you!
I'm always able to find a place for you on every project, and I thank you for your faithfulness!
Wherever I go, I know you'll be right beside me!
Sincerely,
AGB

Brandee Kriger said...

Dear Cricut of mine,
Your work is so fine.
With cartridges so great,
You make a wonderful craft mate.

Forever yours,
Brandee

buggin said...

MY CRICUT EXPRESSION AINT NO MESSIN, AROUND WITH THOSE OTHER MACHINES; TO EXPERIENCE THE STYLE AND AWESOME PROFILES, TRULY MAKES MY HEART SING!

Anonymous said...

Oh my craft room how I love thee... I waited patiently for years for you to arrive and now that you have, you exceed all my expectations I had for you.

Love,

Stephanie F.

caroline hancock said...

To my Darling Cricut,
Oh how I love you so,
You fill my life with the most fabulous shapes,
And i appreciate how you are there for me always,
No matter what time of day or night,
You always listen to my needs,
And i thank you so

Summer Braxton said...

My sweet Stickles in every shade!!! You are perfect for any project that can be made.

tita.atterbry@yahoo.com said...

In these cold winter days, I couldn't live without you. You are the bug I love to cuttle!

Diane said...

Roses are red
Violets are blue
My Gypsy
is new and true!!!

Deena said...

Oh my dearest Cricut....
How I long to craft with you all day long...The sweet sounds of your cutting is blissful music to my ears...Your cartridges never leave me lonely...I now know the true meaning of Cricut....EUPHORIA!!!

Addicted to you,
Deena

NUTHINBUTDABUG said...

cricut my cricut,my heart will never empart; the love of those fonts and your shapes so devine all wrapped up in that little cart.

Altered by Jenn said...

Oh Cricut Expression
How I love thee!
You make so many wonderful
shapes and boxes for me!
Without you I could not be!

Cristy said...

For you see my dearest Cricut, I love you more with each day... More than yesterday, but less than tomorrow. :)

kgscrapper said...

I love my Cricut with all my heart. There are so many reason I don't where to start. Cards, layouts, even home decor. Yes dear Cricut it's you I adore!!

Angela said...

How I love thee Papers, let me count the ways.
I love thee from Bazzil to Basic Grey to Anne Griffin to Fancy Pants and 7 Gypsies,
I love thee equally,
I love thee when not in sight
Most quiet and underestimated, but the foundation for all I do
I love thee purely, the simple plain to the glittered and flocked,
I love thee with a passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith.
I love thee and entrust my cherished memories
Smiles, tears, of all my life!

luckymomof2 said...

Cuttlebug, Cuttlebug,
Cuddle me so,
I love you so much,
You do not know!

Stacie

Jill P said...

Oh, How I wish I had an i-top,
the beautiful brads I could make would never stop,

I don't know what the prize will be,
but oh, how I hope you will pick me!

Kristen said...

Dear Cricut,

You know I'm not good with the fancy details (that's where you come in) but please know that you have changed my life for the better. I love every minute we're together.

XOXOXO

Anonymous said...

My dearest Big Shot
I know I don't say it enough but YOU COMPLETE ME! I love you and all that you do for me, you feed my imagination and help me grow!

Happy Valentines Day!

~~~~1 luv coupon good for 1 full day of time spent together~~~~~~~~~~~~

S Brown

lisa said...

I really love the Cricut, I do
So pick me so I get something new.
I'm really no poet,
and I know it :)

Chookarooni said...

You are my cuttlebug, my only cuttlebug,
You make me happy every day,
I only know that without you,
All my days would be full of dismay!
Mary-Jane

Traci said...

oh crafty supplies, I cannot pick just one but if I must choose my heart belongs to you, my adorable little cuttlebug.

Anonymous said...

My Dearest and Wonderful Cruit
You came to my life at the right time, You are so easy to use. I fell in love with you the minute I tried you. Thank you for making my scraps so beautiful, and practical. I adore you for ever.

Yours always,
Alina

SueNJ said...

Oh my dear Cricut and Cuttlebug
I cannot begin to share all my love

Your cartridges and folders and die cuts too. I cannot imagine my life without you!

Always yours,
Your crafty Mom :)
suenj99@yahoo.com

Leanne said...

Dear Sweet Cuttlebug,

I love the way you cuttle with me! I never new we could sandwich that way! We are a perfect fit anyway you turn it!

Deb Williams said...

My Dearest Cricut

How easy you have made by scrapping life. I don't know what I ever did before I met you and fell in love with you.

Love
Deb

Mary K said...

Dear Cricut,
I resisted you for as long as I could then just couldn't do it another day. Glad you are in my life to stay.
Love always,

Cathy said...

Cathy and Cricut sitting in a tree,
C-U-T-T-I-N-G!
First comes Love,
second comes a Hug,
third comes Cathy
with a Cuttlebug!
Oh how I love you both!
Cathy
cathyhartle@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I love to dance with Gypsy into the wee hours of the night. We are partners in harmony until firsts light.
bobbkat1@aol.com

Monique Fox said...

Dear Zva Creative,

Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
Bling is so wonderful.
I love you!

Sincerely,
Monique Fox
mnfoxx1110@yahoo.com

Lori Pierce said...

Dear Cricut,
I do love you. Especially the Sweet Treats cartridge right now, which is my newest toy. I love all you allow me to do.

Love.

pleighd221 said...

Oh, I never want to be without you
So just stay with me
And I will love you endlessly,
Oh,
PLAID
PLAID
You are the best thing in my life!

Rachel Mach said...

To my gorgeous Jimi, the baby bug,
Oh, my loved Cricut, how I sing to thee!
Thine presence fills me with utmost desire:
Creativity flows from you to me.
With you by my side, I can ne’er go wrong.
From cool cards to pages to home d├ęcor
So many projects inundate my soul.
Time I spend with you is never a bore.
If ever I were to lose your kind touch,
My world would implode (seriously, dude!)
I would have no more crafts, or things to do!
Now as patience runs thin I must conclude.
Jimi the Cricut, I sure do love you!

Written in iambic pentameter. We're studying one of Shakespeare's plays, so that's why I did that. :D I'm such a nerd.... :)

Danelle said...

Dear Cricut,
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways! With SCAL I can Cut any fonts and clip art I want. With the carts it's a snap to cut things quickly. You made card making fun again. You make my future scrapbooking possible...maybe. I love you, never change!!

From, Moi

Mrs. Jones said...

Dearest Embossing Powder,

Oh how I love your sparkling and your glowing. The way you glimmer just melts my heart...oh how I love thee!

jeanicarlson said...

I own a Sizzix and I own a Silhouette,
But, oh gosh, oh dear, I wish I owned a Cricut.
I'm a gadget girl, I can't help myself;
I love paper crafting so much that I have no room on my shelf!

Robin said...

Scal is my Pal,
Where have you been all my life.
My Cricut has been lonely, now it has a Scal Pal.

Shannon said...

My dearest Oh My Crafts....

You have no idea how much you mean to me....I believe my heart skips a beat each and every time I receive one of your e-mails....I covet your website....

Love you forever

flowerskissing said...

Cuttlebugs are GREEN,
My Cricut is CREAM.
What would I do if I didn't have both of you.
People mutter about the Zutter,
O do I need one of those.
The Glue Glider Pro makes everything a GO. O how I could ever live without one of those. The thing that would make all my needs complete, is to keep things neat and keep the kids watching thier show.

Amanda

Peek at My Paper said...

Pretty Papers - what would you be?
I am so sorry they cut you from that tree.
But, without your pretty prints & colors
I wouldn't have fun crafts to do with others.
You cut, you fold, my favorite pictures you hold,
All those memories for me, when I get old.

by: Brenda Reed
Thanks for the chance to win! :)

JoanieB said...

Wonderful poetic odes posted here!
Mine:
Stickles, and glue dots, Tomboy and Cuttlebug. If you were people I'd give ya a HUG! Blogs and papers,stickers and mists, if you were all real I'd give you a KISS. Pearls and bling, and MORE Ribbon I SING!,if only I had, plenty more of that cash, you all know I would LOVE a much bigger STASH!

Stop by: http://joanieb-creativeoutlets.blogspot.com

Rachell Grassman said...

My Dearest Cricut,

They said we'd never make it, that eventually our love will fade. But over time we've proven, that for each other we were made.

Love,
Rach

W. Wallerstein said...

Dear Cricut...
Come grow old with me, the best is yet to be!!

Deborah Chesney said...

My Dearest Slice,

So small, green and light,
but for cutting you are just right.
One small card inserted gets you going,
and then my projects start glowing.
It was love at first sight, of that I am sure.
So Slice you will remain, forever, my paper cutting cure.
With love,
Deb

Karenduch said...

My Cricut Expression,
Life was so two-dimensional before you came into my life. I could not possibly scrap again with out! The way you embelish my pages, make my crafts sparkle with pizzaz! I truly love thee.

momof7kidz said...

Dear my craft supplies I love you all,

But if there is one and I must pick it,
you would take the cake my amazing Cricut

JoAnn said...

My dearest and most beautiful Stickles,
Have I told you lately how much I love you? You make my smile every time I look at you. I can't wait til the next time that I get to have the company of your lovely shades of color radiate across my projects. I love you!
JoAnn

The Paper Princess said...

Dear Tim Holtz stamps, inks & idealogoy line,
I don't know what I'd do without you. You brighten my days & nights with many colors, beautiful images to stamp & lots of fun accessories to use on all my crafting projects. I never thought grunge could be so AWESOME!!

Sonja said...

My Dearest Rubber Stamps,

We've been together so long. I began inking you up when I was but a child. My love for you grows with each passing day. My life would not be complete without you.

Together forever,
Sonja

Lynne said...

I love love love the Valentines tree we should start something everybody should have one!!!!

Debi said...

Hey Stickles (and all your siblings in the Ranger family)!

Hey Stickles! You're so fine! You're so fine you blow my mind! Hey Stickles!

Marilyn623 said...

Dear Glue glider,
I think I've found my perfect adhesive mate! You are so adaptable and forgiving! You make it easy to travel and be flexible! You give me choices!
Love always,
Marilyn

Cassandra said...

Oh Cricut, Oh Gypsy, Oh Cuttlebug and More
Now I can Scrapbook, Make Cards, Even out of the Door

No store bought items for Birthdays, Christmas or Valentine's Day
Now homemade, Embellished, Embossed is definitely the way

Without you my life would just not be complete
Plus I wouldn't be able to win prizes as I could not compete!!

Hugs!
Cassandra
cvansyckle@gmail.com

Shannon "cargirl" said...

Dearest Cricut,
You came into my life at a truly fine time,
My wrists hurt so bad from cutting with scissors, all I did was whine.
I thought I'd have to quit,
But you wouldn't hear of it.
I press cut after I pick a font,
And you give me just what I want.

Yours now and forever,
Shannon

Joyce said...

Dear Cuttlebug,

I don't know how I functioned before you came into my life. I never make a project without you right there by my side. And those nesties {sigh}, we all make such a great team together. Anything is possible when I have you to help me.

tencraftyfingers said...

Oh my Corner Chomper,
How I love you so,
If you ever should leave me,
Wheresoever shall I go?

Love always,

Me.

Nancy Camp said...

Oh My Crafts,
Oh My Crafts,
How I long to spend time with you.
How I long to learn all about you.
How I long to have fun with you.
Let's get crafting together.

Ronda said...

For you my darlings on Valentines Day~

All of our days together
Creates inspiration forever

I think of you all day through;
Without you what would I do

Cupid has got me hooked
On all of my paper craft books!

Mom2GabMan said...

Cricut....you had me at first cut.

Liz
lfraga@mac.com

dusteesmom@earthlink.net said...

cricut, my cricut, you cut for me and I bleed for you.

Barb said...

cricut, my cricut, you cut for me and my heart bleeds for you.

jenjen said...

My darling Cropodile,
You are a big handsome brute,
without you my cards would not be cute.

XOOX
Jen

Madmummie said...

Oh my darling Zutter

It took me so long to pluck up the courage to touch you to caress your one strong arm but now that i have i will never go back to binding with ribbons or rings. I promise to be faithful to always using your very own binding wires and covers. I know that together the posibilities are endless and that we can make sweet mini books and decorative gift journals as long as we both shall live.

Yours forever
Madmummie

Anonymous said...

2 good 2 Be 4gotten...Cricut forever.
~Karena D

99scrapper said...

roses are red, violets are blue, my cricut is awesome! thank you!

Reets said...

Oh My Cricut Expression Machine,
You have made me the cuts queen, and because of you, my cards and scrapbooking look very keen.

sdelong1228 said...

Dear Little Green Bug,
It was love at first sight, I just knew I had to have you. You have become my life. With you, I am a better crafter, I have so much more bling in my life now. Cricut, my dear, I will forever love you!

LORENA LLANO said...

Tacky, tacky tape,
help me to keep my friends!!!!
LOL

kisatrtle said...

Cricut oh Cricut how do I love thee. I love thee to the depth and breathe of every cut!

equinegold said...

You bind me under your spell,
You impress me with your style.
You nest my cuts, and enhance my borders.

Everyone thinks it me, but without you my little Spellbinders, my house and cards just wouldn't be the same.

Your Best Friend Forever and Ever -

Carol said...

roses are red
violets are blue
I love my cricut
and I think you do too.

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