Thank you + Giveaway Winners!!!!

Wow!  I hope that you had as much fun as I did celebrating with giveaways last week!  I loved reading all of your sweet comments!  Thank you soooo much for joining me in a week long celebration of my birthday!  

I’m always floored by the generosity of the Paper Crafting Community and love to do giveaways as a way of, well, giving back to the community♡

Thank you for the help,! 
Let’s get to it, shall we?

Day 1:  Reverse Confetti

 Yay Kristina!  Love how you celebrate your birthday!  

Day 2:  Neat & Tangled

Woot Woot Laura!!!!!  I had an awesome birthday week!

Day 3:  The Heart Desires

Yahooooo for D.Ann C!!   I 💚 pineapples!

Day 4:  My Sweet Petunia

Helen!  You’re a winner!!!

Day 5:  Hero Arts

Celeste, you won the Hero Arts shopping spree!

I’ll be reaching out to the winners with prize information♡

IF you’re still with me, can we chat about something?

I truly believe that a majority of the people that are no-reply bloggers, aren’t aware that they are.  I realize that some people, for privacy reasons, do not like to have their email revealed when leaving comments.  I totally understand that…but if you’re leaving comments for a giveaway post, it makes it really difficult to reach out to you as the winner.  

This is what it looks like when I receive a comment from a No-Reply blogger:

If this person was a winner of a giveaway, there would be no way for me to contact them.  Yes, I could click on their hyperlinked name which pops me to their Blogger Profile.  For example sake, I’ll tell you that their email was not listed in their profile so I then clicked onto her blog link and any guesses?  Their email was no where to be found on their blog.

You might think, what’s the big deal?  Well, I know that there have been many giveaways that my bloggie friends have had to redraw a new name because the original winner never claimed their prize.  You might be super organized and have all the giveaways written down and know when to pop back to a blog for the winner reveal…You’re a super star.  Why not just make it easier and check your setting or leave your email address when you comment.  Why am I bringing this up?  Well, I’m part of a fairly large quarterly Coffee Lovers Blog Hop and I know that this is a huge issue.  I’m trying to be proactive for the Fall hop.

Please read THIS to find out what your setting are and how to fix things.



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21 thoughts on “Thank you + Giveaway Winners!!!!”

  1. CONGRATULATIONS to all the winners!!!
    THANK YOU for hosting such generous giveaways Amy!!!
    PS – I didn't know that I was a no-reply blogger until you let me know and I'm pleased to say that I'm not one any more, fixed it the other day 🙂

  2. It was a fun week celebrating with you, Amy!! Thank you for being so generous during your birthday celebration. 🙂

    Congratulations to all the winners!

  3. Oh Amy, your birthday celebration was the BEST ever! You are so sweet and generous to share the week with us AND give us lucky-duck-winners presents! Wishing you a year full of wonderful and loving moments, my friend!
    Congrats to all the winners too.

  4. Woohoo! I'm so excited! Thank you for your kindness during YOUR birthday week. I hope it was fabulous!

  5. Woohoo!! Yay to all of the winners and yay to fixing the no reply bloggers 🙂 ! It was a fun way to celebrate your birthday Amy! Happy Birthday Month! (Yes… I'm extending it… you should too)

  6. Looks like your had a fabulous week, Amy, and I'm glad! You deserve it!
    Congratulations to the winners!

  7. Congrats to the winners, and most of all, happy birthday to you, Amy! May the coming year be filled with all good things!

  8. CONGRATS to the Lucky Winners!! THANKS for sharing the Info and for ALL of the FUN Inspiration and chances to WIN last Week!! I hope you have another FABULOUS WEEK!! HUGS!! <3 <3 <3

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