Life Update & Giveaway!!

Life UpdateHey everyone… it’s Maranda, here! I wanted to give a quick life update/YouTube channel update today. Also, I am having a giveaway – woohoo!! All of the details will be at the end of this post, so if you don’t want to read my novel then you can just scroll down. πŸ˜‰

So, a brief life update…

As some of you may know, I deal with chronic internal health issues (nothing contagious). Some days are better than others. I look relatively healthy on the outside – which is why I guess it’s called an “invisible illness”. I give more details in my video posted below – but suffice it to say that these ongoing health issues are causing me severe fatigue and have also posed other challenges for me in my day to day life. That is why my YouTube channel only gets about one video posting per month. Eeks!!

This blog also averages about 1-2 posts per month, as well. For some of you, that may not be a big issue – but I know others like to see posts or videos more often. I will say that I do post weekly on my Instagram, so that may be a good place to find me as well.

As I stated in my Life Update video below, I am trying various lifestyle changes and medical/natural treatments to try to ease some of my symptoms and fatigue; however, it’s just trial and error as nothing is guaranteed to help. I don’t say any of this for pity whatsoever; I simply want to update my loyal blog and YouTube subscribers and ask that you stick with me even though my posts are somewhat scarce as compared to others. But it’s all good – and I’m so blessed to be a part of the crafting community!!

So yada, yada, yada… enough of that! Now on to the fun part, the GIVEAWAY!! πŸ™‚

3 Easy Peasy Giveaway Rules:

1.) Subscribe to my YouTube channel HERE, if you haven’t already.

2.) Be a Follower of this blog, if you’re not already.

3.) You must leave a comment under my Life Update & Giveaway VIDEO (posted below) letting me know you want to enter the Giveaway.

*Note: The giveaway is open internationally to anyone 18 years of age or older. The giveaway runs October 3, 2017 – October 17, 2017. So, hurry and enter!

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One winner will receive a Hello Kitty Paper Pack!! This pack includes 5 Hello Kitty design scrapbook papers as well as 10 solid cardstock papers measuring 8.5 x 11″. Be sure to enter while there’s still time! Check out the video below to enter!

 

 

 

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Easy Sticker Card for Christmas in July + GIVEAWAY!

Fast, easy, unique!! This card is super simple and doesn’t take many supplies. In fact, the supplies you will need may already be in your stash. You will only need FIVE supplies for this FIVE-STEP, FIVE MINUTE card!

All you need to do is find the Christmas stickers you want to use… that will be how you will choose your color theme for your cardstock. This card sort of makes itself! πŸ˜‰ The supplies you will need are…

Glue

Scissors

Cardstock

Washi Tape

Christmas Stickers

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Step-By-Step Instructions:

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STEP 1: Begin by placing six Christmas stickers onto your cardstock.

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STEP 2: Use your scissors to cut a border around the stickers from the cardstock.

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STEP 3: Align stickers onto your card base and adhere down with glue.

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STEP 4: Add a strip of coordinating Washi Tape to the center.

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STEP 5: Finish your card by adding a sentiment sticker OR foam cutout sticker to the center.

It’s THAT easy!! This is a great card for kids and/or beginners to try out. It’s also nice if you are mass-producing similar cards since each card only takes about five minutes to make!

Giveaway!!

To thank all of you for stopping by my blog today, I will be giving away a mini Christmas prize pack with a set of Gold Foiled Christmas Stickers AND a set of Recollections Holiday-Colored Solid Cardstock (10 sheets of 8.5 x 11″ in a variety of colors) to one lucky winner (U.S. residents only). Contest ends on 7/24/17 at midnight CST. Winner will be e-mailed shortly thereafter to claim their prize.

↓↓↓ Easy to enter by clicking the Rafflecopter link below ↓↓↓

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Don’t forget to Follow this blog if you found this post helpful. Also, feel free to share this post with others! Happy crafting!

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#CardmakerTag International GIVEAWAY!!

Let’s have some fun with a Tag + Giveaway!!

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For those who love to make handmade cards, this one is for YOU! The rules are simple… All you have to do is:

1.) CREATE A VIDEO OR POST ANSWERING TAG QUESTIONS: Either create a video (on YouTube) OR create a post (on Instagram, Facebook, or your blog) answering all 10 questions in this tag (questions listed below). BE SURE to tag any and all entries with the hashtag #CardmakerTag (with no spaces). Posts must be set to PUBLIC so I can see it. NOTE: If you complete the tag on Instagram, you must put answers in description and use the graphic for this tag which I will provide one on my Instagram profile HERE.

2.) LINK BACK TO THIS BLOG POST: You MUST link back to this blog post.Β  The URL address will be provided for you at the end of the 10 questions. (YouTube users may list the link in the description box of their video).

3.) E-MAIL ME: After you’ve completed the tag, simply e-mail me letting me know where you completed the tag (whether on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, or your blog) and under what name so I can see the tag. If completed on your blog, please leave me the web address to your blog. Contact me via my business e-mail at: MULTIPLICITYCRAFTS@GMAIL.COM

NOTE: Winner must be 18 or older to participate. Follow ALL rules to be entered in the giveaway drawing. This tag is open internationally until Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11:59pm CST. The winner will be contacted and has ONE week to reply. If no reply, an alternate winner will be chosen. I will contact you to obtain your e-mail address only and will send you an official e-mail from MULTIPLICITYCRAFTS@GMAIL.COM for you to claim your prize. If international, the prize will be converted to your currency.

IF you complete the 3 easy steps above, you will be entered in a random drawing to win…

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… A $20 ELECTRONIC GIFT CERTIFICATE TO SCRAPBOOK.COM!!!!!!!!!!


#CardmakerTag

You will find the #CardmakerTag questions below. Simply Copy & Paste, then provide your own answers on a YouTube video OR Instagram, Facebook, or blog post!

1.) How long have you been a card-maker and how did you get started?

2.) What are some of your favorite craft stores (bricks & mortar store OR online)?

3.) Is there a particular card-making technique that you want to try but haven’t yet?

4.) What craft item/tool do you have a fetish for?

5.) What craft product or tool would you recommend to all card-makers?

6.) How long does it normally take you to complete a card?

7.) How often do you craft?

8.) What is your biggest craft splurge item that you purchased or received as a gift?

9.) What part(s) of crafting do you enjoy the least?

10.) What part(s) of crafting do you enjoy the most?

Now, it’s your turn! Participate in the #CardmakerTag International GIVEAWAY and you will be entered to win the Grand Prize! For official rules, please visit Multiplicity Crafts blog at: https://multiplicitycrafts.wordpress.com/ and see the #CardmakerTag International GIVEAWAY post. You have until June 24, 2017 to enter.


Links I Mentioned In My Video:

In my #CardmakerTag video on YouTube (found HERE), I mentioned a few products, companies, etc. which I will link to below: ↓ ↓ ↓

Craft Stores Mentioned: Scrapbook.com AND Michaels.com.

Paper Quilling Artist Mentioned: Svetlana Danilova @qll_art on Instagram.

Ink Pad Mentioned: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.

Cricut Machine Mentioned: You can find NEW Cricut machines HERE.

Thanks for stopping by today! I hope everyone will participate in this tag!! Again, my video can be found at the link below: ↓ ↓ ↓

https://youtu.be/jhYQFdTdM34

Please FOLLOW me here on my blog and also on my YouTube! I’d love for you to be part of the happy Multiplicity Crafts Family!! Happy Crafting! πŸ™‚

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Quick Announcement!!

announceI’m so excited to announce that I have recently launched my NEW “Giveaways & Challenges” page here at Multiplicity Crafts! You can find the page on my menu options at the top of the screen, or by clicking HERE. This page also includes a few freebies too! I will be updating this page monthly, so set a reminder to check back in monthly! πŸ™‚

I have actually won giveaways before and would definitely NOT consider myself lucky…Haha! So, it’s definitely worth a try for you to enter. Not only will I post my own giveaways on the Giveaways & Challenges page, but I will link to others. This will help promote other crafters also – we are a very loving community! If you have a craft blog, I will be happy to link to any giveaways or challenges you may be hosting. If you are interested or have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me.

My business e-mail is: multiplicitycrafts@gmail.com.

 

 

Kid’s Craft GIVEAWAY! (CLOSED)

*This giveaway is CLOSED, but you never know… there may be another one in the future! Be sure to subscribe/follow so you don’t miss any updates! Congratulations to our winner, Monica!

Crafting is so much fun for adults and kids, alike! For this giveaway, let’s celebrate childhood and/or the inner child within each of us that loves to play and craft!! πŸ™‚ I recently joined a wonderful volunteer program (Send-a-Smile 4 Kids) where we create handmade cards for the children’s hospitals. So, for all of the reasons listed above, I thought it would be fun to do a Kid’s Craft GIVEAWAY!!

Please read the Rules, Eligibility, and Details below before entering.

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Here’s what you could win: Crayola 5-pack Sidewalk Chalk, 1 Sheet of Heart Stickers, 1 Pack of Foiled Star Stickers, Set of 5 Paw Print Inked Stamps, Fiskars Kid’s Scissors, Pack of Mead Notebook Paper, Mini Paper Pad, Mini Colored Paper Pad, Box of 10 Crayola Markers, WOW! Brand Bow Mould (for clay, etc.), Pack of Craft Feathers

Rules to Enter:

FOLLOW MY INSTAGRAM, REPOST & COMMENT:

1.) First off, be sure to follow me on Instagram. My Instagram user name is: “MULTIPLICITYCRAFTS” found HERE.

2.) On the Instagram post that shows THIS giveaway, please leave a comment letting me know why you would love to win this giveaway.

3.) And finally, your Instagram must be set to public and you must repost/regram the giveaway Instagram post/picture to your profile. You can do so by taking a screen shot of it and reposting.Β  Winners will be announced on my blog and Instagram, and will be notified by DM on Instagram. You have from January 20, 2016 at 12:00am CST until February 5, 2016 at 11:59pm CST to enter. (One entry per person, please).

Eligibility:

*You must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of the U.S. (sorry, no international shipping at this time).

Details:

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*Please do not leave any personal information in your comment. If you win, I will notify you by DM (Direct Message) on Instagram and obtain your shipping information at that time.

*After the winner is chosen, it is up to him/her to reply to my Instagram (DM) message with their shipping information within 5 calendar days. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the prize and it will go to another winner.

*Odds of winning depend on the number of entries. The winner will be chosen in a random drawing – making it fair for all entrants.

*This is a FREE giveaway and I will not ask for any type of banking/credit card information. Shipping fees will not be charged to the winner.

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO SHARE THIS POST! GO ENTER NOW SO YOU DON’T FORGET! πŸ™‚