Friday, April 30, 2010

Free Shipping on Cute Kawaii Stickers

Yozo Craft announces its free shipping weekend deal on all cute kawaii stickers. Visit Yozo Craft for more details.
Meanwhile thank you to all who entered the Joli et Simple Sponsor Giveaway. The competition has ended and I will announce the name of the winner this evening after the sponsor has drawn a name. See you later!

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Yozo Crafting

My little antique style scissors from Yozo Craft has arrived! I love how it makes my sewing box look so pretty.

Hey, the Joli et Simple Sponsor Giveaway ends today. Have you joined yet? I'll be closing the comments in just a few hours. Good luck!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Craft Insanity

Image from The Graphics Fairy

So many things to do, so little time! Reclaim your sanity with some handy help from Home Organization Online.  I love the printable labels and to-do lists. Check out the sewing inspired  printable labels to organize your craft space.

The Joli et Simple Sponsor Giveaway is ending very soon. Join the giveaway if you want to win cute Japanese fabrics, super soft  Sublime Angora Merino Yarns plus other cute prizes and surprises. This super generous kaboodle goes to one lucky winner only. Blog, twitter or share the giveaway link on Facebook to increase your chance of winning! Check out the giveaway link right here.   

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Parasol Fabric + Joli et Simple Giveaway Reminder

Your favorite A Print a Day patterns will soon be on fabric! Watch out for the opening of  the Parasol Textile Shop coming soon!

Have you already entered your name in the Joli et Simple competition?  Better enter your name now to get a chance to win this lovely kaboodle of  vintage and crafting goods courtesy of newly opened vintage and handmade shop Joli et Simple ETSY.   

Also check out the 25% discount Mother's Day special offer on Joli Jewelry items exclusive for Sweet Tidings readers. Just write "sweettidings" in the message to seller section upon checkout. Get them while they're on sale!

Happy Sunday!

Friday, April 23, 2010

A Little Hedgie in the Mail!

This cute little critter arrived in the mail a few days ago from Theresia of  Minori Design. Isn't he darling? I've named him Kiwi and and he's the sweetest sewing pal. You can see more of Theresia's amazing vintage style creations on her ETSY shop Strawberries and Cream.

Thank you Theresia! 

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Sponsor Giveaway from Joli et Simple ETSY

We welcome  the beautiful new seasons of Spring and Autumn from both sides of the world with a fresh, bountiful sponsor giveaway from Catherine's just opened ETSY shop Joli et Simple. As the shop's French name translates to nice and simple in English, this beautiful ETSY shop offers beautifully designed and lovingly handcrafted Joli Jewelry at all price spectrums, handmade fabric items, rare vintage jewelry finds  and treasures. Do bookmark the shop as more vintage items and handmades will make their way to the shop in the coming days. You'll even see handmade dolls and even softie patterns soon!

Sweet Tidings readers can also avail of 25% Mother's Day discount sale on Joli et Simple Jewelry from today until April 30, 2010. Just write "sweettidings" in the message to seller section upon checkout.

For this  sponsor giveaway, one lucky Sweet Tidings winner will receive the following Joli et Simple sweet prize pack consisting of the following items:

1. Three (3) fat quarters of super cute Japanese fabrics
2. Brand new Victorian style tea towels
3. 4 pieces 2"x 2" tile cafe coasters
4. Vintage 1960 Jack and Jill Annual Book
5. Two balls of Sublime Angora Merino Yarn 

How to join the giveaway:

1. To enter the giveaway, just visit Joli et Simple on ETSY and leave a  comment on this post  telling me what your favorite item from the shop is.

2. Readers who blog, tweet or share this giveaway link on their Facebook page  will receive additional points. Please leave your links in a separate comment and please don't forget to include your email address in your comment on your blog profile. 

3. Readers who bookmark or fave the shop on ETSY will likewise receive additional points. Please don't forget to mention your etsy name in your comments. The winner will be drawn by the giveaway sponsor.

International readers are welcome!  This giveaway is open to readers worldwide and will expire midnight of April 29, 2010.  Good luck everyone! Big thanks to Joli et Simple for sponsoring this giveaway.  

Update: The  competition is now closed. The winner will be announced soon. 

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Lovely Clusters

Visit Lovely Clusters for a jolt of fast color inspiration. Browse curated clusters of shops organized by color or product. And oh, how I love the color cluster in teal

Have a beautiful Sunday! 

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Parasol Craft Issue # 3 is here!

Hello everyone! Parasol Craft Issue #3 is now available! You can purchase the magazine here at a teeny weeny price.
The latest issue is super cute and full of eye candy and inspiration! Check out my paper craft projects on page 96 too. You also have the chance to win a $100 gift certificate from Fred Flare! Just follow the instructions and email  Yasmine the secret code.
I have a new and super exciting sponsor giveaway from a new ETSY shop. The giveaway will start tomorrow so do check back! Happy Thursday!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Sweet Tidings ETSY 3-Day Sale!

Enjoy one-of-a-kind and limited edition handmade goodies and crafting supplies at Sweet Tidings ETSY! From today until Friday, April 16, 2010 (U.S. Pacific Time) everything in the shop is 20% off !!! The 20% discount is applicable to item price only (shipping not included) and will be immediately refunded to your paypal account within 24 hours after purchase. 

Have a look-see! Happy Wednesday!

Monday, April 12, 2010

April Download from A Print a Day

Visit A Print a Day to download April's freebie-a very sweet notepad and envelope set. You'll be seeing more cute stuff on Parasol Craft Issue #3 due to be released this week.

Happy Monday!

Cloudless blue sky, April 12, 2010

Wishing you nothing but blue skies! Happy new week!

Saturday, April 10, 2010

I've Got Redbird Style!

Another happy mail! This time around it's a cute hip pack from ETSY shop Redbird Style. I was lucky enough to win  this gorgeous giveaway prize from Indie Icing's Red Bird Style Giveaway. I love it! What a stylish, discrete way to tote a mobile phone, camera or coin purse! Thank you Robin of Redbird Style and of course to Jessica of Indie Icing for hosting the lovely giveaway!

Check out Redbird Style's stylish purses and hip bags or visit for more fashion inspiration.  

Redbird Style on ETSY
Follow Redbird Style on Twitter

Friday, April 9, 2010

23 Pincushions and a Sweet Dreams Fairy

We can't get enough of pincushions, can we? Check out this amazing collection of 23  pincushions to make, keep or give away! 

Just updated my little ETSY shop too.  Have  a peek.  Happy Friday!

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Mail Love from Gradum Gypsies

Yay! Look what arrived in the mail today! It's a super cute necklace that I won from One Crafty Mumma's recent sponsor giveaway featuring Australia based ETSY shop Gradum Gypsies. I love the wee adorable package it came in. Thank you Gradum Gypsies and One Crafty Mumma!

Check out Gradum Gypsies for the cutest baubles and doodads , mixed media art and one- of- a-kind gypsy pendants. The dynamic duo of Ngaire and Jilly  make the most adorable creations!

Gradum Gypsies on ETSY
Gradum Gypsies on Twitter

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Blog about Yozo Craft and Get 12% Off!

Is there any item you can't resist on Yozo Craft? Just blog about it and you'll get 12% discount on the item upon checkout!  This Blog Week Easter Special is on-going until midnight of Friday, April 9, 2010.

Visit Yozo Craft for more details.  

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Happy Easter!

Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.
~S.D. Gordon

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Easter Blog Break

I'm going on a blog and ETSY shop break in observance of the Lenten Season. I will be back on Easter Sunday. I wish you peace on this blessed season! Best Easter wishes!