CraftTestDummies Week in Review: Ending 2/11/012


Whee! This week we chose winners for the CTD 4th Blogiversary Giveaway! Our winners were chosen at random from the folks who are subscribed AND CONFIRMED members of the CTD email list. (If you didn’t confirm your subscription, you email didn’t get added to my list.) But anyway, here are our big winners: Michele from Maine won the Sew Easy Paper Piercing Set from Brenda from New York won the Elmer’s Crafters Prize Pack from Elmer’s Mary Lee from […]

Winner of Westcott Scissors & Holsters!

Photo courtesy of Haley from TheZenofMaking

In September, we hosted a Sewing Crafts Linky party & offered some SWEET Westcott Scissors and holsters as a giveaway! I’m pleased to announce that the “top 3″ links were: Jen Goodie’s T-Shirt & Button Skirt Niki’s Embroidered Hoop at 365 Days of Crafts Haley’s Fabric Roses Tutorial Now, since Haley reviewed the scissors for CTD (See her posts here and here) she wasn’t eligible to win. So I gave out a bonus set on the Westcott review post. Those […]

Winner of “Stained” Fabric Sharpie Markers

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Thanks to all who commented on the “Stained” Sharpie Fabric Marker review last week-and I’m happy to announce we had 78 entries. Our winner, chosen at random, is: maria soto Says: 11. September 2011 at 10:56 pm eOh I would love to win this my son make his own characters – he made some for his friends and asked me if I would buy him some t-shirts because he wants to make some for bday gifts – He should could […]

Martha Stewart Paints Giveaway Winner!

Thanks to all who entered! We had a 70 comments- a nice, round number- and here’s the comment I chose at random: Trexxann Says: 29. August 2011 at 9:09 am eI would love to try out the paint with the stencils – so much fun to be had!! So congrats to Trexxann- and you have 48 hours to comment on this post to be confirmed as our winner!

Winner of the July Linky Party (Kids Crafts)


Well, all my kid-craftin’ pals must be on vacation this month, because we only had 8 links in the July Kid’s Crafts Linky Party! However, the ones we had were good ones- and I’m truly grateful for those of you who took time to share your creations and ideas. After taking a look at the Inlinkz stats, the craft with the most clicks is….. “Reading with a BANG” by Kissed by a Frog! It’s a great idea to help your […]

Winner of the PSA Essentials Customizable Stamps

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Thank you BUNCHES to all of you who left comments for a chance to win the PSA Essentials Stamp set. So many are you are enthusiastic about this product- I know I am- and I wish that we had enough goodies to give everyone a custom stamp. Sadly, thought, we don’t….so ONE lucky persons name was drawn at random….Well I can’t tell you! You have to go over to the PSA ESSENTIALS site and check it out! But thanks again […]

Happy Independence Day (and Patriotic Linky Winner)

Happy Independence Day, America! I know you are all out and about today watching parades, eating barbeque, and taking in fireworks, but I wanted to feature our Patriotic Linky Party winner. We had some amazing crafts linked up, but the one with the most click-throughs was this one by Holly Simoni….and frankly, it was one of my faves, too! Make sure you click the pic to see how she made it….I think it’s gorgeous! She’s going to win a 6 […]

Martha Stewart Crafts Winner


Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway on Friday- I mean, who WOULDN’T love to whip up these super-cute baby crafts by Martha Stewart Crafts? I’m pleased to announce the winner is….BROOKE! She said: Brooke Submitted on 2011/06/26 at 12:58 pm I love Martha Stewart punches. I would really like to learn how to embroider…and this would be a perfect start, since I’m expecting a new baby in September! Well, Brooke, congrats on both the new baby and winning […]

Winner of MAN-STRAVAGANZA link up prize!

From Girl in Air

So… I took a look at the projects in our “Man-Stravaganza” (Crafts for guys and boys), and the company I use “Inlinkz” gives you the option of seeing how many clicks each link-up recieves. This month, there was a tie…. for my necktie coffee cuffs and these awesome personalized key fobs by Girl In Air: This is an awesome craft and a great Father’s Day gift idea!! Thanks to all who participated, and don’t miss June’s Linky Party- PATRIOTIC CRAFTS- […]

“Sketches” Stamp Winner


Thanks, everyone, for weighing in what your favorite stamping technique is…AND you enthusiasm for stamping! I loved reading your comments. In case you missed it, the giveaway was for a set of Inkadinkado Sketches stamps I reviewed….. And our winner is…..drumroll….. #1 !! Cori Berg Says: 13. May 2011 at 8:55 am eOH Inkadinkado! I remember sitting at the kitched table ohhhhh over 30 yrs ago with my mom who was a school teacher and her box of inkadinkado stamps! […]

Winner of The Big Book of Scrapbook Pages Giveaway

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Thanks to everyone who left a comment on my review of “The Big Book of Scrapbook Pages” – it really was fun to review and get back in touch with scrapbooking. I had 16 comments, and picked the winner for me: True Random Number Generator Min: Max: Result: 8 (Yes, I put in “16” in the max column, but that never captures right.)     So lucky number 8 is…. ME! No, I’m not kidding! I posted a reply […]

Go Green Linky Party Winner

From Cullen Kids Mom blog

As promised, we have a lovely prize pack for our #GoGreen Linky party!! First off, thank you to everyone who linked up! We had 96 awesome recycled craft products. I LOVE that we had so many ec0-friendly crafters out there who were happy to share their creations. Secondly, I really think that this collection will be a great resource for the year to come. I know that when I need a gift idea or crafts for the kids, I’m looking […]

National Craft Month Giveaway Winner

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Thank you all so much for linking up your great projects on my National Craft Month Linky Party– I had such a fabulous time visiting all of your blogs (and even adding great number of them to Stumble Upon- follow me there if you’re signed up.) I was blown away all of the fun crafts, and I certainly will be trying some of your tutorials! So, we had 89 links….and I used … True Random Number Generator Min: Max: […]

Winner of the Armour Etch Giveaway

Sorry I’m  a day late, dear crafty folk, but I had a busy time trying to get home before the next big winter storm hit Cleveland. Fortunately, I caught the red-eye home and avoided disaster. SO. We had 43 comments on the Armour Etch review post, and I used to pull a winner: Min: Max: Result: 38 That’s J @ My Year to Thrive! She said: love it! especially the portion control wine glass. what a fabulous idea! would […]

Winner of Hot Glue Gun Helpers

In three words: OH. EMM. GEE! I never thought I’d have so many comments to win the Hot Glue Gun Helpers! WOW! I really had no idea that there were so many hot glue gun afficionados out there. There were 166 comments, and the trusty generator looked like this: (max # was 166, of course) Min: Max: Result: 39 By m count, that’s….Tabitha She said: This would have soo saved me from teaching my children new swear words (I […]

Winner of Powder Puff Chalking Inks!

Thank you all for playing along- I really appreciate your ideas and comments! We had 58 comments on our Powder Puff Chalking Inks review, and I used Random.Org to select a number. (Remember, the default says 100, but trust me, I entered 60 as the “max:” Min: Max: Result: 56 By my count, that’s HEATHER! She said: heather c 2011/01/07 at 8:02 am chalk on black paper is a specialty of mine. i’d love to continue in that medium. thanks! […]

Bic Mark-It Winner

Wow! We had a lot of great responses for the Bic Mark-it Tin Ornament Craft & Giveaway post. Thanks so much for sharing. As some of you commented, I drew my inspiration from tin work ornaments and art I’ve seen in Mexico. So, out of 43 comments, I used to pull a number—and it generated # 15 True Random Number Generator Min: Max: Result: 15 Powered by RANDOM.ORG That’s HELEN! Helen Says: 17. December 2010 at 1:55 pm eI […]

Gift Holder/Favor Idea & Winner of DecoArt Sampler Pack


Thanks to all who read my review of Glamour Dust Paint by DecoArt and left a comment for a chance to win! We had 23 comments, and I drew lucky number #3!! Kelly Says: 10. December 2010 at 6:19 am eI love painting everything. In fact, that was really what started my passion for arts and crafts. However, if I had to choose just one or two things that I love to paint, I would say I love painting picture […]

Winner of the Precision Point Adhesive Pen


Thanks, everyone for leaving comments about the Precision Point Adhesive Pen by Creative Memories. I got only 25 comments…everyone must be in their studios or something! Anyhoo, the winner is: Kara Says: 6. December 2010 at 9:12 am eOhhh how I would loveeee to have this! I’m in the look out for new adhesives at the moment! Thanks for sharing. Congrats! Hope you enjoy it and check back in with what you made! Thanks, folks and come back soon….

Thanksgiving Giveaway Winners


First of all, let me again say how thankful I am to be able to be here, writing and crafting my little heart out, and that you all are here to read my crafty ramblings. I am also filled with wonder and gratitude at the comments that you all left. Reading what others are grateful for really helps you count your own blessings, too, you know? And lastly, I’m impressed that you all left comments without even knowing specifically what […]