Wednesday, 1 June 2011

New, New, New & Candy!!

Good Morning!

As you know we said goodbye to some of our team on Saturday & today is the day to say 'Hello & welcome' to the new members of our team.  I know you are going to love being inspired by this wonderfully talented group so do leave them a warm Sweet Stampin Hi & welcome.

We're very proud to introduce:

Carlie M
Carlyann
Dora
Jennifer
Kobie
Kozmik
Teresa
Vicky
Wedgie

As I'm sure you noticed, that's not the only thing new today.....Yup, we decided to give the blog a make over.  And that's not all...... to celebrate our new look, we've got CANDY!!  Here's what you can win: Beaded circle Nesties, Prima pink flowers, a Penny Johnson Stamp & some pearls.



Here's what to do to be in with a chance of winning.  Simply leave us a comment telling us what you think of the new look, (It's not obligatory to be complimentary as long as it's constructive lol!) post our fab new 'Sweet Stampin' Challenge Blog' badge on your sidebar & make sure you're following us for your chance to win.  This candy will close at 11:30pm GMT Tuesday 7th June & we'll randomly draw a winner after that to be announced on the challenge blog next Wednesday (8th June)  Simple!

Good Luck folks & have a super Wednesday!  Don't forget our current challenge of Ooh La La is still running, let your saucy side loose or make something with a French theme, we don't mind which!

♥ Love from the Sweet Stampin DT ♥

84 comments:

Crafterkhush said...

I love the header.. with the dictionary meaning and the etymological explanation of the word.. Color doesn't suit me as it's not bright.. I love bright colors...rest all good.. :-)

cgl1539 said...

Your badge is on my sidebar, and of course I am a follower. I really like the color scheme. The blue and the stitch lines are really calming. The definitions at the top are really cool. Thanks for a chance to win some wonderful blog candy.

Heather said...

I like it - the header is really cool with the definitions on it :)

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love it, looks so fresh. Love the stitched look to the sides. Thanks for the chance to win. Marianne x

Grenouille Greetings said...

Of course it's obligatory to be complimentary! It's a lovely new design (although of course I liked the old design too). Lovely soft pastel blue combined with the soft mushroom brown and taupey grey. Love the spots and dotted stripes and the use of the stamp blocks and definitions in the header. First class make over girlfriends! And I hope that the fact I have been kindly invited to be your Guest Designer for June does not exclude me from entering the candy! Big hugs, Lesley

Anita said...

I like the definitions on the top and I think the color is really cool too, Only a little bit too basic for me. Thanks for the chance to win. X Anita

Carol said...

Stunning looking blog! Luv the header! So glad I found you through Vicky, have been wanting to follow a new challenge. Congrats to the new dt! Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

Caroline said...

Fab page header!! And this is one of my fave colour combos very calming. I have added your badge to my sidebar and become a follower too!!!!.
Caroline x

coops said...

fabulous new look ladies.i love the soft colour and new header and the cas design is great.
hello to all your new ladies too :D

xx coops xx

Catherine said...

I love your new look ! The header is fantastic ! And what a great way to celebrate ! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to win such a fab candy ! It will be like Christmas morning for the lucky winner ! Hugs x

Jo said...

*claps* love it!
Fab colour combo and a brilliant design,
create and inspire... perfect definitions for such a talented challenge blog.
Congrats to the new DT, you'll love being part of sweet stampin :)
Awesome candy too girls!
Jo xx

Christine said...

Hi def. a great look love the soft but complimentry colour combo..the stripes & header are both very pleasing..I will follow as soon as Blogger brings your list back..
(hes such a pain at mo)thank for the chance to win your great candy..off to make a creation for the chall..&& many congrats to your NEW designers..

smiles Christine xx

mapowska said...

Welcome to the new DT Members :)


I like the new look of your page, especially the colours and the heading with definitions :) Maybe it would be better to make it less simple...

Cheers!

Helen said...

Congrats to the new DT members!
Love the new look - blue is my favourite colour...although the writing on the page tabs doesn't show up unless you roll over them.
Thanks for the chance to win the yummy candy! :0)
Helen x

kayc said...

Hi Love the new header and the colour is so soft looking. Like the stitching too. Thanks for the chance to win. Kathleen x

Carissa said...

Love the new header but the tabs at the top of the screen are a little hard to read. Maybe you could lighten them or change the text on them to white so that it stands out more.
Thanks for a great chance to win.
Carissa

Neha Jain said...

congrtas.... :)

new team means new creations...wow

Kim. said...

Congrats and welcome to the new design team. Loving the new look blog, it is refreshing to have a chance. I have posted both the candy and badge on my sidebar. Thanks for the chance to win.
Kim xXx

Mallika said...

congrats !
its a good thing to have new member !
hugs
mallika

Abi said...

Thanks so much for all your comments so far. I've tweaked the colours on the tabs (Thanks Helen & Carissa!) so any feedback on how easy they are to read now is appreciated!

Keep 'em coming!!

oheidia said...

Hi there! Welcome to the new design team and i like the new look on the blogg (it feels modern and i really love the blue colour).

Thanks for the chanse to win the nice candy. I really really really want to win:)
Hugs from me

tanja said...

Hi Love the new header and the colour is so soft looking. Like the stitching too. Thanks for the chance to win
xx tanja

Karen McAlpine said...

I really like the new color of the blog. It is one of my fav's this season. I put your new badge on my blog to replace the old one I had. I also signed up for the email updates.

Pamela said...

I think the new blog is really cool, love the colours and the header. Thank you for the chance of the candy.

Pam x

christys_scrappin said...

Thanks for the chance to win. Already a follower1 :-) Hope you can do the same...:-)

http://christysscrappin.blogspot.com/

I love the color blue you are using for your blog! Great job!

Cor* said...

I love your look. I think I only found your blog a little while ago, so not sure what it looked like before . Sorry. However I do like the definitions on the header. Perfect. I came here to congratulate the new team especially my girl Dora! YAY! You r lucky to have her!! Then I see candy, SHut the heck up, right! I have it your banner on my blog! http://fancyfree4ever.blogspot.com/

Thanks for the chance.

tiffany said...

love the new banner with definitions, very cool!!

=)Tiffany
Breakfast at Tiffany's

Heidi said...

Found you through Dora, so can't say whether I like this design better than the last, but can say that I love blues and this is very stylish. The stamps for the header are a great idea along with the crafty meanings. Hugs Heidi

Ps have just become a follower so that I can join in with your challenges. xx

hannelie said...

I love your 'blue look'... Holding thumbs for the candy!!!

Donna said...

Love your new look, the colours are fab and very ohh la la. I'm off to put your badge on my sidebar, thank you for the chance to win this fabulous candy. hug s Donna x

Divinity said...

i love your new look!!! the badge is very scrappy-like -- very fitting :) thanks for the chance at some great candy! :)

sandra's crafty corner said...

i love the new look, loving the blues, very calming, i have become a follower and of course will put the new header in my sidebar along with the candy xxxx

Jo Street said...

I love the new look Blog, I love the baby blue colour and the heading. Thanks for the chance to win the candy.
Jo x

Ellen said...

I love the new look! Not too much 'toeters en bellen' as we say in Dutch (don't know the right word in English at the moment).
I'm a follower some time alread. Keep my fingers crossed: would love to win this price...as anyone else :)

groetjes, Ellen

chrilvian said...

the banner is clean and simple
i think is miss a picture
a liked the other banner a little bit more
i would play for the candy

Debs said...

Congratulations to all the new DT members. Your new look blog looks fab to me. Debs xx

Penni said...

Wow - I love the new look. Fabulous and fresh.

Thanks for the chance to win some great Candy.

Hugs
Penni
X

Lyndi said...

Love the header with the two definitions,very classy look overall.

Like the colour too - is easy on the eyes after spending most of the day on the PC.

Lxx

Big Mamma~ a.k.a. Mary S said...

LOVE THE NEW LOOK! The best part (as it looks like everyone as the same comment) the banner! It is perfect for your blog and for challenging us each month. Have been a long time follower and challengee.. lol Added your new badge.

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Your new blog looks fantastic and looking forward to seeing the new DT members creations. Thanks for the chance to win such a great candy. I already follow your challenge and have added your new logo to my sidebar. Hugs Sarahxx

Suzilou said...

Think this may be my first visit so can't compare to your old blog but I think this looks lovely. Love the colour and your header, very clean.

May have to have a go at your ooh la la challenge if I can get a card made in time, but will definatly be popping back :)

Marianne said...

It's a great look! Love the blues and the header. Thanks for the chance on the candy! xx Marianne

E.T said...

Hey! Your candy has been added in the Blog Candies section at Feline Playful! Hope you get lots of traffic via Feline Playful blog!

The Stamper's Touch said...

A totally fab new look, that's for sure!!!! Love it! And would you look at that yummy blog candy too!!!! And just the perfect kind of candy too, calorie free!!!!!!

Linda

Samantha said...

Love the new looking blog! Very smart and modern! Thanks for the chance to win your generous candy :)
Hello to the new team!
Sparkly Moo x

Christine aka blankiefinder said...

Wonderful new blog design, clean and uncluttered! Thanks for the chance to win, I'm a follower and have added your badge to my sidebar.

Rosalee said...

Just love the new look guys. Especially the dictionary definitions. I think its a brilliant idea. Love the colors too .
Hugs, Rosalee

Jill said...

Welcome to the new DT and have to say that the new look is brilliant!! Thanks for the challenges! Jill x

Theresa said...

I just found your challenge. I like your look especially the header....like the clean and crisp look. Am now a follower and have your badge on my sidebar. Looking forward to your challenges but not sure if will have time for this week.

fionalawlor said...

Hiya,
Love the new look especially the colour is fab! I have posted your button in my sidebar.Thanks for a chance to enter for your lovely candy :)
Fiona x

Hilde Larsen aka. Tindaloo said...

Congrats to the new DT's! :) Yummy candy, count me in! I luv the teal blue & brown colors - not to 'showy' and easy on the eyes, as well as the cool header - a keeper for sure! :)

mary_chu said...

Congratultions witj new look! I very like colours amd header! I put your button on my sidebar and became a new follower!

Annette_Marlow said...

I am a new follower so I can't say if I like this better than your old one... but I can say.. I really like the feel of what you have now! The color is great with the look of stitching in the back... and the header, Love it... I love to have words with definitions following them. I can't wait to see what you and your new team have to share! BTW I did snag your blinkie ;0)

Melanie said...

I totally love that new design! It looks great!!!
I am already a follower of your blog as I am trying to take part as many of your challenges as I can.
Unfortunately I am too late for the challenge this week.
Here's my card anyways: http://creative-world-of-melanie.blogspot.com/2011/06/happy-birthday-dude.html

Carissa said...

Hi Abi, the tabs are much easier to read now. Great new look. Carissa

Sazzle said...

I've been a follower for a little while and love popping back to see what new things you have. I love the make over with those bright colours - so eye catching xx

kurlygirl said...

Love the new look! Love the definitions in the header image too!

Terry @ Krazy's Place said...

New fresh look is great!

Tip Top said...

A nice cool look - lets hope we are in for a hot hot hot summer so I can keep looking at your blog!!

Bea said...

After wondering where my old link had gone and then found your new site I uxt agree with other comments it is a great monochrome theme and quite elegant
well done!

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Alie de Vrij-Venema said...

Hi girls!
Love this new look. I have a thing for spots and stripes.. hihi!!
It's completely different with my DT time, but I like this one too!
Hugs Alie

uksharon said...

I love it. Blue is both calming and refreshing.
Candy looks good too.
Best wishes, Sharon

Val said...

Fabulous new look - love it - really like the words - inspirational.

Hugs
Valxx

Anonymous said...

LOVE THE NEW BLOG RE-DO.....


Linda D.

jengd said...

I like the new design, particularly the shade of blue you went with. Nice and clean. I'm a follower and have your button.

Cyrillia said...

Hi! I like the new design a lot because it's clean and you can actually see all things in it. Sometimes it becames so many details that you miss the whole picture. I'm a follower and have added the button on my blog (http://aquilegia.blogg.se)

Cyrillia said...

Hi! I like the new design a lot because it's clean and you can actually see all things in it. Sometimes it becames so many details that you miss the whole picture. I'm a follower and have added the button on my blog (http://aquilegia.blogg.se)

Lynne in NI said...

Lovin the new look! Great CAS style and the definations in the header are fab!

Sandra said...

Hi l am a new follower so didn't know what your original header looked like before, l am loving this new look the colour is soft on the eyes and the wording is clear that your a team of people who like to inspire others, l have advertised your 'Sweet Stampin' Challenge Blog' badge on my sidebar and look forward to the chance of winning this fantastic CANDY ......:) Sandra H

Nikki said...

The New looks great very clean looking :) 2 thumbs up
hugs Nikki C

Kimberly said...

Hi, i love your look. I'm your newest follower so i'm not aware of what your blog looked like before, but i think you have a winner. Thanks for the chance at your candy....super sweet of you.
www.justwordz.ca
kimbob27 at hotmail dot com

paperpapier said...

It is my first time here, through Marianne's Craftroom blog. Not sure how this blog looked like previously. The blog name 'Sweet Stampin', so I associated it with something pinkish or lovely pastel colour and didn't expect it to be boyish baby blue. I think I am the only with a difference opinion among the others.

Marlene said...

I like it! Clean and simple.

Have a nice day.

stampinbygenny said...

I'm new to the site but I like the clean and simple look. Easy to read.

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Kasey said...

WOW your new look is fabulous, I love the soft muted blue/green background, it certainly helps to have the posts stand out. The new header is also brilliant, LOVE the stamps and lexicon. Thanks for the opportunity to win the Candy!

Cheers, Kasey ~ in Oz
http://kaseyscraftcorner.blogspot.com/

Detje said...

Nice colours!! Thanks for the chance to win.

Greetings Detje

KraftyKoolKat said...

Love the new look blog. It looks lovely and fresh looking. I adore aqua and chocolate colour combo.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Whisper said...

Lovely and fresh and easy on the eyes, well done, Luv Sam x

Fluffles said...

Your new look blog looks lovely, although I have to confess, I can't really remember the old look - sorry! What I would say in it's favour though, is that, it didn't take ages to load. Some blog pages are so fancy they seem to take for ever to appear & kinda put me off visiting them. (Maybe it's just me & my computer!) Anyway, lovely look ladies & lovely candy! Jx

Aunty Sue said...

Hi love the header and very simple to read and no distractions a clear hit with me. Great colours too.

Abi said...

Thank you so much for all your comments, We really appreciate you taking the time to let us know your thoughts. The candy is now closed & we'll be drawing the winner tomorrow.

Good luck to you all!!!!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

I think the blog looks great! thanks for a chance to win too.