Sunday, 10 January 2010

Blogiversary Cake (and a little giveaway!)

My little blog is 2 years old!
And what better way to celebrate than with cake...

...and cake is the reason I can celebrate!

Just before I started this little blog, I started crafting. I had always made little things and tried new ways, taken art class and learn to sew but I know there was a certain moment where this, this little adventure, all began.

For some reason I can't remember, I bought a few pieces of felt and a handful of embroidery thread knowing I want to make a cupcake. And I did this little cupcake here...

Its not perfect. I keep thinking I'll replace one day, make the perfect felt cupcake but I probably won't because I love what this one started. This little cake meant when I had the urge to sew something, I did it and I kept wanting to sew every time I saw it. I was so proud of this cupcake I showed it to people which led to the opportunity to sell and share these little things. It started my blog, my shops, friendships and lots of happiness. I am very happy with who I am today because of all I have acheived as a crafty person, and this little cake started that.

The cake may have started it, but this blog has also given me so much more than I could have imagined.  A lots of the happiness comes from sharing, being part of something and that isn't really the cupcake or the blog itself but you friends who take the time to visit, if you're sweet enough to follow or just stop by the once and I am so thankful for you.

As you know when I am feeling particularly lucky because of you guys, I like to do a little giveaway to say thank you. Today is definitely one of those days and this time I would like to stitch someone a little cakey friend.

You can pick the colours and whether you would like a Happy the birthday cake, a Baby cake or a Cheery cherry cake softie.

All you have to do is leave a comment below and because I am taking a two week blog break starting any day now (things have been delayed because of the snow) I will leave this open until my return around the 27th, when I'll do the random number picker thing.

Thank you for a lovely two years!


  1. Jenny,

    Congratulations with your blogoversary! Oooh... your cupcakes are sooooo yummy!!! I'll keep my fingers crossed! :)

    Sweet greetings, Saskia :)

  2. congrats!!! Please count me in.. I love your work and would LOVE to win something you made!!! The cherry cake is my fav.

  3. Yay - congratulations on your blogging anniversary!! I love Happy - your creations are awesome!!

  4. I got back into my blog and shop because I started doing cross-stitching again. My sister has the first piece I cross-stitched last year. I forgot about how much I enjoyed it all.

    Congrats on the blog anniversary! I'll have to consider doing a giveaway of my own when mine comes up. ;D

    I'll continue to drool over the cupcakes a little now.


  5. I love your work and congrats on the 2 years, here's to another 2! Elissa x

  6. Happy Blog Birthday to you!!!! x

  7. congratulations on your two years!! the cakes look great, i like their big eyes

  8. Yay for two years! I think it is so lovely that you have such sweet cakes to accompany you!

  9. Happy anniversary! I would love to be entered for your cakey giveaway! Enjoy your break!

  10. Happy blogday!! :)

    Your first cupcake was sooo sweet!

    Hugs! Feliz cumpleaños :)

  11. Happy Blog-birthday to you!

    My girls would just lurrve a little softie cake to feed to their bears.

  12. happy blog-iversery!

    i love your cakes and their sweet expressions :0)

  13. happy birthday for your blog! you do cute things and i love all!i love so much the crafts and i understand you! thanks for the giveaway!

  14. Happy Blog Birthday! Mine is 2 years old now too!! :) Awww...they grow up so fast. I love your creations to bits!! XOXOX Can I be in the contest too??? :)

  15. I love your work they are all so cute!

  16. Just to let you know that there is a blog award waiting for you. Love your work Elissa x

  17. Claire- Happy Penguin (Blog is being bad)14 January 2010 at 21:04

    YAY cupcakes:D I spy in your photo the amazing wedding cake. I need to talk to you about another one, possibly two of those at some point soon.

    Happy Blog Birthday, I remember all those conversations we had about doing this, looks like I was right ;p

  18. Happy Bday

    I love ur blog!

  19. Congrats on your blogversary! As you know I love you blog and hope it goes on for many many many more years!
    This giveaway is lovely thanks and happy new year!

  20. Happy blog anniversary!!!

    Your cakes are so cute, if I would be the lucky one I would like to have Happy the birthday cake. It has such a lovely face :)

    Best wishes,

  21. 一個人的價值,應該看他貢獻了什麼,而不是他取得了什麼 ..................................................

  22. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on in the Handcraft category today [03 Mar 01:00pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria


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