International Coloring Contest [OPEN]!

Celebrating Spring Coloring ContestI am so excited to announce the Celebrating Spring Coloring Contest!! Here in the U.S. we are nearing Springtime – when the Spring showers usher in the most pleasant weather and the beautiful flowers are blooming! To celebrate, I have illustrated a coloring page and would LOVE to see how you color it! You could win a PRIZE!!!

I have an awesome prize awaiting the winner! That’s right – one of YOU could win a $15.00 e-Gift Certificate to where you can shop for arts & crafts supplies!


Enter for your chance to win a $15.00 e-Gift Certificate

How Do I Enter the Contest?

The rules are simple… PRINT, COLOR, TAKE A PIC & POST!!

PRINT: All you have to do is go to the link provided below and print off my hand-illustrated, FREE coloring page on your printer.

Print the Celebrating Spring Coloring Page by clicking HERE

COLOR: You may use any coloring medium of your choice (colored pencils, crayons, markers, paint, etc.). The image will print at the standard size of 8.5 x 11″. (Please limit 1 entry per person).

TAKE A PIC & POST: Take a picture of your artwork after you’ve finished coloring it. You may post your pic on either Instagram OR the Multiplicity Craft Facebook Group (HERE) by using the hashtag: #MCSpringColoringContest

Make sure your Instagram account is set to Public so that I can see your post – also be sure to add the hashtag so I can find your entry!!

How Long Do I Have to Enter?

The contest will run from March 4, 2018 – March 29, 2018. The contest is open internationally to everybody (if below age 18, you may enter with parental/guardian permission). Winners will be chosen/notified on the weekend after contest concludes. Winner has one week to claim their prize after being notified or an alternate winner will be chosen. Your e-Gift certificate will be sent to you electronically via e-mail.

March is also National Craft Month, so let’s celebrate big! If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments below.  I look forward to seeing your amazing entries!!

Disclaimer: Contest is not sponsored by Facebook, Instagram, WordPress, or This is a contest hosted by the Multiplicity Crafts blog and the prize will be awarded by the administrator of Multiplicity Crafts.

Can You REALLY Win Craft Giveaways??

Can You REALLY Win Craft Giveaways__

Do you ever enter craft giveaways in hopes of winning free goodies? Have you ever won a craft giveaway? I must admit, I haven’t won many – but I have won some! I think part of the key to winning is persistence. You may enter 50+ giveaways before you will win one. To some, the odds just aren’t worth it – but to others, it’s worth a shot! If you want to learn more – just keep reading. 🙂

Where To Find Craft Giveaways

There are many ways to find current craft giveaways online. You can usually find quite a few on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and blogs. I have searched the Internet for you and have conveniently placed them all in one place. You can visit my Giveaways & More page to see current giveaways all year long!

However, I am sure that you can find many more than what I have listed. I would recommend searching for YouTube craft channels that are doing video hops or blog hops. Also, I have found many flash giveaways on Instagram. Subscribe to craft companies, small craft blogs, and crafty YouTube channels to learn about new giveaways as they are posted.

P.S. When I reach certain goals on this blog and YouTube channel, I will also host giveaways. See previous winners HERE. Please be sure to follow me on social media so you don’t miss out. All of my links can be found under the Info tab on this blog.

Giveaways I’ve Won

Just to let you know that craft giveaways CAN be won, I have some screenshots below of a few which I’ve won (I have hidden personal info and/or other people’s names for privacy reasons). Obviously, the less entrants, the better your chances. But I have been shocked to have won craft giveaways where there were nearly 2,000 entries… and I’m NOT a naturally lucky person, haha!! I do not always enter giveaways so my winnings are minimal. I hope I haven’t forgotten any – but the ones I recall winning so far are:

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↑ A giveaway I won from on Instagram.

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↑ A giveaway I won from Factory Direct Craft on Facebook.

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↑ A giveaway I won from on YouTube.

I do not have screenshots for all the giveaways I have won, but I won a giveaway from Vicky Papaioannou over at I have also won digital images from smaller craft blogs/individuals and YouTube channels.

So yes, you can win craft giveaways – but it will definitely take persistence. Hoping you win some goodies soon!! Oh, and don’t forget to check out my Giveaways & More page! - Create More, Spend Less

Giveaway Winner Announcement!!!


On my previous post, I hosted a giveaway! We now have a winner chosen by The winner has ONE week to contact me via e-mail (see my e-mail address in my Info tab) to claim their prize. If not, an alternate winner will be chosen.

The lucky winner is…

Roseann V.

Thanks to all who entered. Don’t forget, I have ongoing giveaways posted HERE. And don’t worry, I will plan on hosting more giveaways myself also! Have a great day! 🙂 - Create More, Spend Less

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. 😉

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!! 🙂

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!


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!




Lisa Frank-Inspired Card & GIVEAWAY!

EDIT: This giveaway is closed, but you can always visit my Giveaways & More page for ongoing giveaways, freebies, coupons, and more! Winner announced at the bottom of this post.

When I was younger, I absolutely loved the artwork by artist, Lisa Frank. My school pencils and folders were all covered with her art. She also has a few art pieces with animal print, which I love! So, the colors and print of today’s card are inspired by the artwork of Lisa Frank.

P.S. Be sure to check out the giveaway at the end of this post!!

Custom Leopard Backdrop card

For the card we’re making today, you will need the following supplies which are linked below:

Memento Tuxedo Black Ink          Sentiment Stamp

Rectangle Acrylic Block                  Distress Ink Mini Set

Sakura Brush Pen (Black)              Watercolor Paper

Gems or Sequins                               Glue Runner

Glue Dots                                             Scissors

Card Base                                            Cardstock

For full instructions, please refer to my YouTube video below:

Lisa Frank Coloring Book GIVEAWAY!


I will be giving away a Lisa Frank coloring book to one of YOU! And guess what?? This contest is open internationally!! This contest will only be open for ONE WEEK so get your entries in before August 5, 2017 at 12am CST!  It’s easy to enter using the Rafflecopter widget linked below…↓↓↓

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Mini Christmas Prize Pack Winner!

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Hello everybody! I’m back with a quick post letting you know who won the Mini Christmas Prize Pack Giveaway!! I used the Rafflecopter widget to choose a winner at random out of all of the entries received. So, the winner is…



Congratulations, Kendra! I have sent you an e-mail for you to claim your prize pack and to provide your shipping information.

Thanks to EVERYBODY who participated. And don’t lose heart if you didn’t win, I will have more giveaways coming up. In the meantime, you can check out the Giveaways & More page, here on the Multiplicity Crafts blog! Have a great day! 🙂

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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! 😉 The supplies you will need are…




Washi Tape

Christmas Stickers

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Step-By-Step Instructions:


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


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


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


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


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!


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 ↓↓↓

a Rafflecopter giveaway

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