Friday, 1 January 2016

Seasons Givings Blog Hop

Welcome to the Seasons Givings Blog Hop! Year 4


This is an opportunity to say a huge thank you to all of my loyal blog readers.  
If you are new to my blog - welcome and I would be delighted if you were to become a follower.

Every single blog listed below is hosting a giveaway!
All you need to do is visit each one and leave a comment, that is it!  Super easy!

Before I list all the brilliant blogs, I am sharing one of my favourite projects of 2015, 
I ran this as a Spellbinders workshop and it was hugely popular.
I'm still holding onto Christmas right now...!
My polystyrene base tree features the following Spellbinders dies: 
Bitty Blossoms, Sprigs and Tiered Multi Loop Bows.


Now to the prize I am giving away:




Spellbinders Victorian Letters
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Demin Ribbons
Scrapbook Adhesvies by 3L 3D Foam Swirls
Bella BVD Felt Bows
Bella BVD Crochet embellishments
Acetate Sheets

The winner of my contest will be announced 
on 7th January 2016

Now grab a cup of tea, put your feet up -
the entire blog list is listed below - visit each one and remember to leave a comment.







Christine Emberson (you are here)




A happy and creative 2016 to you all.

Oh yes, if you've arrived looking for Friday Die Day it was a day
early this week :)


154 comments

  1. Hi Christine, I loved everything you have done this year, you are such an inspiration and a lovely person too - hope you and your family have a wonderful 2016, X

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  2. A Very Happy New Year to you and your family Christine, I've really enjoyed following you and Elliott on your blogs this year, and look forward to all the inspiration, news and other snippets that you share with us,in 2016.
    Take care
    Chris xx

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  3. Fantastic giveaway. I hope you have a happy, healthy & creative New Year.

    Michele

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  4. Christine, your bouquet is beautiful!

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  5. I love those flowers. I'm holding on to Christmas too.

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  6. Hi Christine,
    Great giveaway today.
    I am hanging on to Christmas too.but I would like to wish you and everyone a happy and healthy new year..
    Take care. x.

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  7. Hi Christine
    Happy new year to you and your family! What a fab giveaway! I've just ordered from Elliott in his half price Christmas sale! Will need to start early this year as I ran out if time last! I love that project! As you may remember I did the class with a larger tree! It came out of the loft as beautiful as it went in!, best wishes, Anne O x

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  8. Oh wow! I can see why this project was such a hit. It's gorgeous! Love all the beautiful Spellbinders flowers used to create the Christmas tree!

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  9. Happy New Year, Christine
    Wow, super prize and thanks for the (long) list of websites to visit.
    B xx

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  10. Happy New Year Christine
    I so Love your project, if it was mine i would not want to pack it away,
    Fantastic prize for the blog hop, thank you for the chance to win .
    Elaine H X

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  11. Happy New Years Day Christine. I love your little tree, I would keep it out all year too. This is an amazing blog hop. I think I'll have to do it in stages.
    Well must dash I have a meal to make for 12 hungry people. Wish me luck.
    Take care
    Lesley

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  12. Morning Christine, A Very Happy New Year to you and your Family.
    I remember this stunning tree, I would be keeping this on a shelf all year round !!
    Goodness, what a long, long, list in this Blog Hop haha. Thank you for the chance to win these fabulous 'goodies'.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  13. Morning Christine,
    Happy New Year, have a lovely day today. Don't think I'll be able to visit all of blogs listed I'll just stick to you and Christina.
    Lydia
    X

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  14. Happy New Year to you and your family. Love following your blog. Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration.
    Jackie x

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  15. Happy New Year to you and your family. Love following your blog. Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration.
    Jackie x

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  16. Hi Christine , Happy New Year and hope you and your family have a great year. Love Jean zxxx

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  17. Morning Christine, A Very Happy New Year to you and your Family.
    I remember this stunning tree, I would be keeping this on a shelf all year round !!
    Goodness, what a long, long, list in this Blog Hop haha. Thank you for the chance to win these fabulous 'goodies'.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  18. Happy New Year! And thank you for the generous giveaway!

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  19. Hello Christine,
    Sending you and all your family (not forgetting Bella) best wishes for a Happy and Healthy New Year.
    Thank you for all your work and generosity over the last year.
    Maureen xxx

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  20. Awesome project!! Thank you for the opportunity for the great prize giveaway. Happy New Year!!!

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  21. Christine, thank you for sharing your creativity to inspire us all! That tree is an amazing project! You are kind enough to share your work with all of us so I will share mine too! I posted some of my favorite cards from my design team work on my blog (http://afourthlife.blogspot.com) as well. Thanks for a chance to win!

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  22. Happy New Year to you Christine, I'm looking forward to seeing what you have in store for us all in 2016!
    Janice x

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  23. What a wonderful wat to start the New Year. Many thanks for the chance to win some crafting goodies. Carol

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  24. Happy New Year! What a wonderful giveaway, thank you for the chance! xxx

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  25. Fun way to find more blogs to follow! 2016 is going to be the year of the crafts!

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  26. happy new year Christine. oh my goodness what a long blog hop x xhazel

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  27. Hi Christine
    I do like your tree. It almost makes me want to attempt it - but I will resist as it is too early to begin Christmas crafting, ha, ha.
    Pat x

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  28. Happy new year! I love your work and this floral Christmas tree decor is no exception! Thanks for the lovely prize you've put together. I am following you everywhere I can :) Best wishes on 2016.

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  29. Happy New Year Christine. Looking forward to lots more posts from you xxx

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  30. Happy New Year Christine,
    I loved this 'tree' so much that I decided to have a try (at a smaller version) and sent it to my sister...she loved it!! I would like to thank you for giving us all a chance to win your wonderful giveaway on the first blog hop of 2016. I'm looking forward to all your posts this year.
    Bejay x

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  31. Hi Christine. Have loved your work since I discovered you via the Spellbinders International Ambassadors blog hop. Thanks for this chance to win xx

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  32. Love this tree Christine. Doesn't have to be for Christmas so think I will make one. Thank you for all your inspiration This year. Lovely giveaway. Will go and look at the other blogs

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  33. HAPPY NEW YEAR I love this project and keep promising myself to have a go

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  34. Your beautiful tree actually took my breath away! It is absolutely STUNNING!

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  35. The tree is beautiful. I can see why it's one of your favorites.

    http://buildinglifelongreaders.blogspot.com/

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  36. What a lovely tree I'm sure it looks fab where ever you place it and thank you for the chance hugs Nikki

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  37. Hi Christine just got around to reading my daily blogs as I have been "rearranging" my craft room/ guest bedroom/office all day. Now it really is in a mess!! Will enjoy visiting all the blogs you have listed but think it will take a while. Best wishes Jackie x

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  38. Wow, amazing tree project Christine! Happy New Year!

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  39. WOWZA!!Love that tree!!
    rannahromps@gmail.com

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  40. Christine, impressive bitty chistmas tree... hang onto christmas with this beauty on your counter.

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  41. Happy New Year! Fabulous Giveaway, thanks!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  42. omg I love that flower tree. Yahsssss! Happy New Year!

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  43. Thanks for the giveaway! Happy New Year!!! <3

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  44. OMGosh that's simply stunning!! Wishing you a Happy, Happy 2016!

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  45. Terrific prizes! Have a warm and crafty 2016!
    Cheers!
    Michele

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  46. Beautiful work. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  47. So many beautiful giveaway. Thank you for the chance to join the game. Happy New Year.

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  48. Your tree is gorgeous! I would definitely leave it up for a while. Have a happy new year!

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  49. Thanks so much for the giveaway,I hope that you have a wonderful new year. Charliemmh@aol.com

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  50. Lovely cards, thanks for sharing
    Use more of what I have!

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  51. Oh, my goodness! That tree is stunning!! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  52. That tree is amazing!!! I love the rosette flowers and big bow!

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  53. Wow I love your rose tree, so beautiful.
    Thanks for the chance to win some crafty goodies : )

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  54. The tree is impressive. Happy New year!

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  55. WOW amazing tree creation!
    Thanks for the chance to win goodies
    Happy new year

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  56. Wow! Such a brilliant creation using spellbinder dies to make this beautiful tree with full of roses!!! I am your newest follower now, would love to see more of your beauties!
    Thanks for the chance to win your awesome giveaway!
    Wishing you a very Crafty, happy and healthy new Year!

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  57. Happy 2016 and thanks for a chance to win! I love your tree of roses:-)

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  58. Beautiful tree. Gorgeous giveaway,thanks for the chance to win.

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  59. Happy New Year 2016!! Thanks for the opportunity to win. Love that tree. It's gorgeous & unique.

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  60. Stunning creation!
    Lovely and so creative. I love all of your creations. So many inspiration to make crafty things.
    Great New Year will waiting ahead.
    Thanks for sharing. Lovely goodies too!

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  61. Fantastic project! absolutely wonderfull. Thanks for sharing.
    Would love to win too!

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  62. Absolutely fabulous creation! I can’t take my eyes off, such a beautiful arrangement of Christmas tree!

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  63. The tree is beautiful. changing the colors can change it for the seasons or for occasions.
    thanks for sharing and for offering a great prize.
    Happy New Year

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  64. Christine, your tree is really beautiful.
    OMG, the Victoria letters! (insert swoon HERE!) LOL
    Thanks for the chance to win such a fabulous gift!
    Happy New Year to you and your family!

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  65. Thanks for the chance to win the fun prize! Happy New Year!

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  66. Thanks for the chance to win the fun prize! Happy New Year!

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  67. Wow what an amazing giveaway...thank you...Happy New Year...xx ursulalongworth@talktalk.net

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  68. Wow what an amazing giveaway...thank you...Happy New Year...xx ursulalongworth@talktalk.net

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  69. Wow! I love your tree with the flowers. It's amazing! Thanks for sharing and for a chance to win a fun prize. Wishing you a happy and blessed 2016!

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  70. Incredible tree! Will be giving this a try myself! LOVE the Victorian Letters by SB and they are on my wish list! Fingers crossed!! Happy New Year!

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  71. Thank you for sharing this Tree. I love the look and can see the idea being used for more than just Christmas. I could see it being used as a centerpiece during a baby/bridal shower, weddings, birthdays...Just put the color combinations for your event. LOVE IT! The giveaway is so wonderful. Thank you for a chance to win! I have a die cut machine but do not have any type of letter dies. I can be reached at lesshafftlisa@yahoo.com Thank you!

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  72. Gorgeous project and a beautiful prize!
    Such an awesome hop! I look forward to it each year! A great opportunity to pop in and say hi and thank you for the chance to win a great prize!

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  73. Happy New Year!!
    WOW! Your tree is AMAZING!! Love it!

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  74. Beautiful tree! Thanks for a chance to win. Happy New Year!

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  75. Love your tree of flowers! The big bow is perfect.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  76. Wish you a great 2016. Love your awesome Christmas tree!

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  77. What gorgeous shades of colors for your flowers! Oh... Victorian Letters what a fabulous prize package!! Thanks for the chance to win it!

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  78. Love your project, that is stunning. I can see why it was a hit!
    Happy New year.

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  79. Great prize package! Have a Happy New Year!

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  80. That tree is absolutely amazing! I love it! Best wishes for the new year.

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  81. Your tree is amazing! Thanks for the fun giveaway and Happy New Year!

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  82. A very Happy New Year to you. That tree is simply stunning! So very beautiful. Thank you for sharing and thank you for offering such a wonderful prize. Cheers.

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  83. A very Happy New Year to you. That tree is simply stunning! So very beautiful. Thank you for sharing and thank you for offering such a wonderful prize. Cheers.

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  84. It is not surprising that this tree is your favorite. It is beautiful! So elegant!

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  85. Thanks for taking part in this fun blog hop and for the great prize package you are offering! That tree you made is amazing!
    Best wishes for a very blessed 2016!
    carrieannsheridan@gmail.com

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  86. What a great way to start the new year. The Spellbinders Christmas tree is AMAZING! I love Spellbinders dies; I didn't know they had workshops!

    Thanks for offering this prize and all the best in 2016!

    twynkles [at] live [dot] com

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  87. Your tree is amazing but all your creations are to be envied! Thanks for being in this hop!

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  88. What a beautiful floral tree! Thanks for being part of this wonderful hop! Happy 2016!

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  89. Incredible tree! I will have to remember this for next Christmas season, off to pin it!

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  90. Exquisite tree! So creative! Thanks for the opportunity to win a great prize! Best wishes to you for a very happy 2016!

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  91. That tree is gorgeous! I've been wanting to try something like this for a while...thanks for the inspiration! Thanks also for being a part of this hop! Happy new year! Bzscrapper66@gmail.com

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  92. I just might try to make a similar tree in pink tones for Valentines?? Have a great 2016!

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  93. I LOVE your tree! We could make one for all occasions! Happy New Year!!

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  94. Your tree is absolutely STUNNING!! I also really like the envelope that will hold goodies from 2016 that will be opened in 2017!! What a GREAT idea!!

    Thank you for being a part of this FANTASTIC blog hop!! I love seeing all the talent out there and getting new inspiration! I need that.

    Happy New Year and much continued success!!!

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  95. Happy New Year! Thank you for this amazing chance! Your tree is GORGEUSSSSS!!!! WOW!!!!

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  96. Thats a really awesome tree!! Love it so so much! Thanks for being a part of this blog hop, happy new year! :)

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  97. Oh my, that tree is just stunning! I would have to make one for every season so that I could display it all year long. Thank you so much for your generous giveaway and Happy New Year! rebyah1@gmail.com

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  98. happy new year. I love that everyone is participating and being so generous. thanks.

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  99. Happy New Year! Your tree is lovely. I would keep that up for more than just the holidays. It would be pretty for Valentines and Mother's Day and 'Just Because'. :)
    Thanks for sharing! :)

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  100. What a beautiful tree! Thanks for a chance to win such wonderful goodies!

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  101. What a beautiful tree! Thanks for the inspiration and a chance to win your generous prize!

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  102. I have been eyeing that alphabet set. Thanks for your chance to win!

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  103. That tree takes my breath away. Just stunning. I can see why you are an ambassador.

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  104. Fabulous tree. You're another talented and generous artist. It's lovely to take part in this annual event.

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  105. Love your tree! Great hop with so many talented, generous people!

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  106. Absolutely love that tree! So elegant looking! Thanks for the inspiration and opportunity to win that fab prize package!

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  107. Oh.My.Gosh. that tree you made is GORGEOUS! I so want to do that now. Thank you so much for your blog and this giveaway. God bless! ILuvTheEucharist (at) aol.com

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  108. Hi Chritine your tree is gorgeous thank you for your blog hop & giveaway. I will definitely look in again
    Lynda Brock xx

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  109. Beautiful tree. Thanks for a great giveaway and hop.

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  110. That is gorgeous!! This blog hop is great!! I've been introduced to many new blogs, products and websites. Thank you.

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  111. Spectacular tree!
    Loving all the blogs
    on this huge hop!
    Carla from Utah

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  112. What an amazing tree you created, Christine! Great giveaway and Blog Hop too :) Happy New Year

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  113. What a beautiful flower tree. Gorgeous. Happy New Year!

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  114. happy new year! what a beautiful tree... just love the flowers. thanks for a great hop!

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  115. Happy 2016! wow what a gorgeous tree. Love your flowers. Thanks for sharing.
    Thanks for the chance to win some goodies.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot
    dmcardmaker at {Gmail} dot com

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  116. Happy New Year's! Awesome flower tree it is so adorable.

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  117. Happy New Year! That tree is intriguing. Looks like it was a blast to make. :)

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  118. Happy New Year! love that gorgeous tree!!!

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  119. Thank you for participating in this giveaway. I really appreciate it!:)

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  120. Wow I love your flower tree and happy new year. Thanks for the chance

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  121. Hey Christine and Happy New Year! OMG I love this little tree! What a great way to get more out of those flower dies! So very pretty and hey....you hold on to Christmas as long as you want!!! Thanks for sharing your creativity and for the chance to win an amazing giveaway! I hope 2016 is extra sweet to you!

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  122. Your flower tree is just fantastic. What a beautiful creation. That is a wonderful gift package you are offering. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  123. Happy New Year! I LOVE your tree!! It is soooo cute!! I can't wait to see what other projects you have to share with us this year!!

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  124. Oh wow! love that beautiful tree. Never thought of using flowers to create a tree. So clever. have a fab 2016

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  125. Love the little tree. It is beautiful. Thanks for the inspiration. Happy new year.

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  126. Hi Christine, I too love your Christmas tree, didn't have time to try to make it this year will definitely have a try next year.
    Best wishes for a Happy New Year
    Kind regards
    Anne Owens xx

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  127. What a cool tree that you made with dies! I might have to try that! Happy 2016 & thanks for the chance to win!

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  128. Oh! I love how your tree turned out. I remember when I was quite a bit younger my mother had some very tall trees similar to yours that had pine coves of various sizes on it. But making one like this with paper flowers and leaves definitely makes for a more colorful and festive look. Thanks for sharing!

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  129. What a lovely rose tree. Fantastic Blog Hop. New Products to fall in love with and a chance to win them too! Happy New Year and a Big Thank You!!

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  130. WOW! Your tree is stunningly beautiful! I adore it!

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  131. Thank you so much for your generosity! Happy 2016!!

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  132. I love that rose tree. It looks really realistic!:))

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  133. Your flower tree is fabulous. Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  134. Your flower tree is fabulous. Thanks for a great giveaway.

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  135. Christine,

    Thank you for participating in this blog hop and for th fantastic prizes you are offering as a giveaway on your blog. I wish you a very happy and blessed 2016!

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  136. That tree though! Fabulous!
    ajjupiter58 at gmail dot com

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  137. The tree looks wonderful! I wanted to make some new decoration for Christmas, but didn't get the chance, a Christmas village that I could make with my new Cricut Explore. Well, there's always next year! Thank you for sharing and participating in this blog hop and Happy New Year!!

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  138. WOW!!! Your tree are STUNNING AND GORGEOUS!!!
    Thank you so much for a chance to win your giveaway!

    Happy New Year!
    -Helen Gullett
    gulletthm_at_yahoo_dot_com

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  139. Hi, thank you for the generous prize and giving us time to visit you!
    Happy New Year! Janie. Ladyj711@live.com

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  140. Oh I love the flower tree you made! How gorgeous!!

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  141. Happy New Year!!! Your tree looks fab, Christine!

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  142. Thank you for participating in this awesome hop!

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