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Scrapbooking Giveaway Day

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Hand painted sign
This weekend, one commenter will win a hand painted nursery sign from Just Beautiful Things.

‘Just Beautiful Things’ run by the lovely Jen is a store full of the perfect finishing touches, from shower curtains to hand painted signs. The signs and frames are all hand made with solid wood using reclaimed wood whenever possible. Each sign and frame is hand painted (no stencils or vinyls) and hand distressed.

You can follow more of Jen’s creations via her Facebook page or her Blog.

To enter, just leave a comment on this post with your favourite quote.

Entries close at midnight Thursday UK time and the winner will be posted Friday evening, so be sure to check back to see if it’s your lucky day!

Good luck!


scrapbooking giveaway winner
winner of dolls and daydreams winner

Congratulations to Lamina, who wins the panda pattern PDF from Dolls & Daydreams.

Lamina, please email me (shimelle at gmail dot com) and we will get your prize emailed out to you.

There’s a new giveaway every Friday night, so check back next week for another chance to win just by leaving a comment.

03 August 2012



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61 Comments for Scrapbooking Giveaway Day

  1. Sarah Giles Says:

    My favourite is ‘If you’re not barefoot, you’re overdressed’. :)

  2. Maria Therese Says:

    wonderful sign ♥♥♥ Love the words!

  3. Meghan Says:

    I used this exact quote on a mini album I made for my daughter last year. Such an amazing piece of art too!

  4. Malin/malwa Says:

    This would make a perfect gift for my Sis who just came home from hospital with her little newborn baby boy. :)

    My favourite quote is from Forrest Gump: “Life is like a box of chocolate – you never know what you’ll get!”.

  5. Sarah Moore Says:

    This is adorable!! It would make a great gift for my sister when she has her baby!! Thanks for the chance to win!

  6. Melissa Says:

    Ahh… what a sweet sign! It’d be perfect for our little one’s nursery. We’re expecting him any day now. :)

    My favorite quote is “Keep Calm and Carry On”.

  7. Jacky S Says:

    What a gorgeous sign.
    One of my favourite quotes is ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’.

  8. Joanna Shirey Says:

    Beautiful sentiment. Would love to hang it in my son’s room.

  9. SandraA Says:

    Great saying. I always get a laugh from : “Families are like fudge – mostly sweet with a few nuts.” – Unknown

  10. Dawn Says:

    “I am still confident of this:
    I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.”
    Psalm 27:13

  11. Marina D-K Says:

    Just teared up thinking about where that would hang in my daughters room. Love this. One of my favorite quotes: Dream as if you’ll live forever, Live as if you’ll die today – James Dean

  12. Kelly Shults Says:

    This is so beautiful! My favorite quote is “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.” Henry David Thoreu

  13. Janet Says:

    My daughter just had her first child and our first grandchild. This would be perfect for her room. My favorite quote is:
    “Our family is a circle of strength and love, with every birth and every union, the circle will grow, every joy shared adds more love, every crisis faced together, makes the circle stronger.”

  14. Andrea Says:

    Those truly are beautiful things! My favorite quote was on a Tim Holtz stamp and I am not sure if he came up with it or not, but it is: “Its never too late to find out who you want to be when you grow up”.

  15. ruth Says:

    I dont know my favourite quote, but i quite like the ones everyone has posted and plan to use this comment stream as a scrapbooking resource grin

  16. glee Says:

    “The most important thing a man can do for his children is to love their mother.”

  17. Dawn Cheshire Says:

    the best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched they must be felt with the heart!
    Love the nursery sign!

  18. Kirsteen Says:

    I love this quote and the wooden sign is gorgeous. One of my favourite quotes is ‘great things come in small packages’ :) Thanks for the chance to win.

  19. luluuk Says:

    My Little boys say “Love you to the moon and back again”, melts my heart every time. Thanks for the wonderful opportunity. x

  20. Cecilia Dilnot Smith Says:

    Love that sign, my favourite quote is: Don’t envy someones smile because you don’t know their sorrows.

  21. Gem Says:

    What a gorgeous sign, my favourite quote: ‘A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles’ by Christopher Reeves

  22. Sue Alg Says:

    My favorite quote is by Erma Bombeck “When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything You gave me.”

  23. Deborah Says:

    One of my favorite quotes has always been,“God knew the seasons of life would bring sunshine and rain…for both He created the shelter of friendship.” I love the quote on the plaque above. This is the first time I’ve heard this one!

  24. Sharon Hunt Says:

    Faith is not knowing that God can…it’s believing that He will.
    Sharon

  25. McLisa Says:

    Love this quote – Embrace your “you“ness.

  26. Linda Says:

    I have so many favorite quotes! “Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you’ll land among the stars” & “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain” & tons of Dr. Seuss quotes!!

  27. Laraine England Says:

    Gorgeous and would be perfect for my DIL – fav quote ‘I asked Jesus how much he loved me. This much he said and stretched out his arms and died’

  28. Jerri Says:

    My favourite quote is: God is good, but never dance in a small boat.

  29. jane Says:

    my faveorite quote and mantra that i try to live by is “ Be blatent, Be emotional – Risk everything “ it helps me when i’m having an emotional day lol. best wishes jane.xx

  30. Char Says:

    Such a lovely sign. I would love to win it.

  31. Alison B. Says:

    Love the saying on this beautiful wooden plaque. I would love to have it or another like it. xxoo, Alison

  32. angela g a Says:

    Love this quote. It would look great in my daughter’s room.

  33. Jess Says:

    My favourite quote is a Michael Jackson one, “If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself and make that change”

  34. Marsha F Says:

    Beautiful! I love this quote. It would be perfect in my son’s room!

  35. Emery Says:

    What a beautiful piece of art! One of my favorite quotes, about leadership, is “People tend to support what they help to create”. I loved reading everyone elses—such beautiful thoughts!

  36. Kristin Says:

    What a beautiful sign. I followed the link to Jen’s Etsy site and just drooled over all the lovely signs. Especially eyeing the photobox with the “on the night you were born, the moon smiled with such wonder…”. I believe that quote to be true of the night my son was born. So, so beautiful.

    Anyway about my favorite quote…I am terrible about picking a favorite anything, but one quote I especially love I copied down from my grandma’s fride: “The will of God will never take you where the comfort of God cannot dry your tears, where the Word of God cannot feed you, where the Miracles of God cannot be done for you, where the omnipresence of God cannot find you. (excerpt Flicker 2001, JEH)”

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  37. Julia M. Says:

    I love Scripture from the Bible. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, the definition of real love, is one of my favorites. I like lots of quotes. One I read recently was from Mother Teresa, “Love is a fruit in season at all times and within reach of every hand.” Thanks for a chance to win.

  38. melanie marshall Says:

    Sometimes, people I love are down due to hard times or just being plain burnt out from working too hard. I always tell them ‘No one said it was going to be easy, they just said it would be worth it’. It always spurs me on to the end of whatever i’m going through :)

  39. Carol G Says:

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  40. MariaR. Says:

    I love too many to have a favorite, but checking out that website I like this: YOU NEVER KNOW
    HOW STRONG YOU
    ARE UNTIL BEING
    STRONG IS THE ONLY
    CHOICE YOU HAVE

  41. sandi m Says:

    I love this verbiage! I have so many favorite quotes – but right now: “A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.” Thanks for the chance to win.

  42. Michelle Allred Says:

    I am a quote collector and have soooo many that i love. Thanks for the chance to win! Expecting my first grandson in 6 days!!!

  43. Natalie G Says:

    What a beautiful sign – I’ve just added this to my faves on Etsy!

    One of my favourite quotes “The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books – how not to eat what you’ve just learned how to cook.’ Andy Rooney, 1919 – American reporter.

    It’s like he’s talking about my life.

  44. Robin W. Says:

    I would love to win this for my son and daughter-in-law. They are expecting their first child and my first grandchild in February!

  45. Carolyn Staat Says:

    “Well behaved women ralery make history” that is what I live by.

  46. Vicki J Says:

    Oh Shimelle that sign would be perfection in my granddaughters room!

    I have so many favorite quotes.. How about this one that Cinderella: Proof that the perfect shoes can change your life.

    I sent that in a card to my daughter when she finally picked out Aqua Satin pumps for her wedding.

  47. Claire W. Says:

    That’s gorgeous, perfect for my baby’s room due in 12 weeks! Anyway, my favourite quote is on my craft room wall which I found on a Cosmo Cricket paper once – “happiness is getting up in the morning, going to bed at night, and doing whatever you want in between”

  48. Gia Thompson Says:

    I found a wall stickr that has the qoute “In a world where you can be anything, be YOURSELF!”.. I put it in my childrens bathroom so they can see it everyday.

  49. Robin Says:

    Soooo want this sign for my soon to be granddaughter, due the end of September, it would such a sweet addition to her nursery !!

  50. Sacha Says:

    I love that quote! It would be great in my daughter’s room :)

  51. Kate Says:

    I would love this! Thanks for the chance to win Shimelle, our Christmas baby would love it! My favourite quote is “treat others how you would be expected to be treated yourself”

  52. Margaret Anne Clark Says:

    Oh, sooooo beautiful !! I have a million quotes – I love words – but one of my currrent favourites is “Keep a green tree in your heart and God will send you a singing bird”
    Thank you for the opportunity !

  53. Itzel Says:

    My favorite quote, is from the book The Little Prince, where the fox gives the Little Prince his secret…

    “Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

  54. Sandra Says:

    What a wonderful quote! I would love to hang it into my new flat!

  55. Sandra Says:

    Ah, yes, one of my favorite quotes:

    Live well,
    laugh often,
    love much.

  56. Leslie Says:

    Some great quotes here! One of my favourite quotes is “A father is a man who carries photos in his wallet where his money used to be!” Author Unknown. My other favourite one is “I love you not for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.” Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

  57. Marygail Says:

    My favorite quote is “Be who you are and Say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those that matter don’t mind.

  58. Isolde Says:

    What a lovely quote. I’m decorating the nursery for the moment as I’ll give birth in December. It would fit perfectly.

  59. Rachel H Says:

    My favorite quote is the one I stamped on the cover of my wedding invitations: “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” -Helen Keller

  60. Dani Says:

    My favorite quote is from an ER episode. “Be generous. With your love. With your time. With your love.”

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