Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Merry Sledding to You!

Hey there everyone!

Welcome to Day one of our Belles 'n Whistles Advent Calendar giveaway!
Let's count down the days to Christmas together! Join us here each day between December 1st and December 25th for a wonderful line-up of projects, activities and inspiration. Each day, starting tomorrow, a winner will be chosen from the previous days' comments and announced in the daily post. Each winner will receive a free Belles 'n Whistles stamp along with some Prima Flowers, Ice Stickles and Bling It embellishments from Basic Grey...a goody bag worth $18 retail!  
So don't forget to visit our daily posts here - grab our Advent Blinkie on the side bar, and leave your comment for YOUR chance to win!

SOOO lets kick off our Advent festivities with the introduction to a special Christmas release, available today. Meet the newest of the Snowbabies...affectionately called, "Merry Sledding"! She is a special single-image release, just in time for the snowy, Christmas season! And we've got a few Belles 'n Whistles DT members as well as some Digi Bell DT members who have wonderful Merry Sledding projects to share!
The stamp is available in the store today and is ready to ship as well! Visit Belles 'n Whistles to place your order!

Please check out their creations at the blogs below! Leave comments at each one...they each will be selecting a lucky winner from their blogs to receive a free Merry Sledding stamp!

Today is also the start of our 3 week Christmas Ornament Contest!

We'd like to see you all participate by creating a Christmas Ornament using a Belles 'n Whistles stamp. The sky's the limit! Use your imagination! This contest will last for three weeks and will be judged by our Belles 'n Whistles Design Team members. There will be a Belles 'n Whistles $25 gift certificate awarded to the 1st place winner with 2nd and 3rd place winners named and awarded as well! You may have read about and seen some of the ornament samples on the blogs above....I'll be back later to post pics here as well...for your inspiration!

IMPORTANT:

To be eligible to win, please upload your Ornament images in the special category for Holiday Ornaments in Belles Photo gallery.  HERE! 
DT Voting will take place from entries in the Gallery!
there will be NO Mr. Linky posted for this contest.

And a little inspiration new and old...






Have a wonderful day, the 1st day of Advent! Join us again tomorrow for more fun!

Summer =)

36 comments:

  1. She is simply adorable and I love her. she is not even perfect for the holidays time but also for January/February cards (the little doll was surely a christmas present :-)
    Thanks for letting us participate in this lovely Advent calendar and for this great opportunity!

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  2. Oooo isn't she just adorable?! Such a stunning image, need to get this one lol!! Thanks for the fab advent idea, will definately be back tomorrow. Lotsa luv xxxx

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  3. Awww she's Gorgeous we've definately got the weather for sledges inches deep of snow here in Newcastle thanks for running the advent again & for a chance to win
    Anne xx

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  4. What a cutie pie! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  5. Fabulous image and such a great Advent idea!!! Love Chanelle xx

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  6. Such a sweetie! I fell in love with her at once! And thank you so much for chance to win.
    Hugs, Bibi.

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  7. Beautiful image, she is so cute

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  8. Oh, she is absolutely adorable! Thanks for this wonderful advent idea. :)
    hugs, Vanja

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  9. Oh, just like all the B'n W images, this one is just too cute. Thank you so much for the chance of winning. And now, on to the blog hop for some great inspiration.

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  10. wow what a beautiful image and beautiful DT creations. Thanks for the chance to win.
    x laura x

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  11. Gorgeous DT work and what a perfect image, just in time for all the snow we're getting in Scotland. Thanks for the Advent giveaways. Jaqui x

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  12. I just love the Merry Sledding image. What lovely ornaments from the DT. TFS.

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  13. What great stamps and some fantastic inspiration thank you.

    Hugs Ali x

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  14. This is such a lovely stamp, and I so enjoyed finding out about the inspiration behind it from Lynda! All the DT have done a fabulous job of showcasing this gorgeous image! Hugs, Sem x

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  15. What a cute image. All of the ornaments are beautiful.

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  16. A charming stamp as always! I think the ornament challenge sounds like a lot of fun.

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  17. As we are starting to see some whispers of snow flurries in the air where I live, she is perfect for the season. Can't wait to go check out the hop.

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  18. Absolutely love the ornament idea and the DT team have done a stunning job. Merry Sledging is just lovely and your advent will surely be a hit again this year.

    Hugs, Mette

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  19. i just finised the hop
    and a huge compliment to all you lovely girls
    the image is so adorable and sweet
    she's just perfect
    thanks for the hop ladies
    thank you for the chance to win
    hugs angelique

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  20. Ooooooh, she is so cute :-)
    Thank you for hosting an Advent calendar.
    It makes me excited like my kids ;-).
    Now I will go and hop.
    XX Kathi

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  21. All of the ornaments are adorable, as is the new stamp. I must have it!!! I have finished my Christmas cards for this year, but I need to start next year's, right?!?

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  22. What a beautiful stamp! Sweet!
    :D

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  23. All of the creations are gorgeous. I love this new stamp/image. It was a fun hop. Thanks for sharing all your wonderful creations.

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  24. These are fantastic creations by the DT. Hats off to all you ladies for these beautiful designs. "Hugs" Carol

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  25. What a cutie. The ladies did a wonderful job on the cards......

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  26. She is adorable! And great inspiration on the cards!! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  27. A perfect addition to the snow babies line. This year was full of amazing stamps. I cannot wait to see what you & Elizabeth have in store for us next year!

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  28. She is such a sweetie! Adorable!!

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  29. Oh, she is just the cutest! I love her!

    I've posted the advent calendar blinkie in my sidebar!

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  30. She is simply adorable and I love her!
    Thanks for letting us participate in this lovely ! =)

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  31. oh wow she is gorgeous...I bet shes fantastic to colour
    Mina xxx

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  32. Love the DT's work. They all did a great job with a cute image! TFS!

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  33. Beautiful new stamp - could do with that sledge here in the UK right now :c)

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  34. what a cutie!! These images are just adorable!

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