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Two classes start today - one flash giveaway!

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30 days to done online class
Oh, the first of September: it’s like my own personal version of New Year’s Day! I love the back to school season. And today I have a special FLASH giveaway to celebrate that. There are two online classes starting today – one I’m teaching and one I’m taking as a student. And I have a class pass for each!

First up is 30 Days to Done, taught by the lovely Relly Annett-Baker. (Relly has co-taught with me before, as the special guest on True Stories.) Outside of her crafty scrapbooking endeavours, her full-time job is all about the stuff that makes websites useful: content! I’m taking her class as a student this September, because I have about a zillion things I’ve been meaning to make happen on this little blog, but I need a bit of a kick to make sure I get them all done. Relly is awesome at giving that kick. AND she’s extra awesome because she said I could give one of you a chance for such a thing too. For free. It’s perfect for taking your scrapbooking or personal blog and making it just that bit better you wished it could be!

Web content strategist, Relly Annett-Baker is running the online class 30 Days to Done to help you get your blogging on.
30 days.
30 simple tasks.
30 kicks up the bum.
No more putting it off.

It starts on September 1st and it’s £25.
This class asks you to make the simple time commitment of 15 minutes a day for 30 days. In this time you will plan, research, execute and refine your pet site – whether new or existing.

You’ll get a daily prompt for action and some advice via email each day and there will be a forum to chat with your fellow classmates. If you can manage more than fifteen minutes, say thirty or even – gasp!– forty-five, there will be bonus content to explore, so it pays to be teacher’s pet.

You might be a completely new blogger, an old hand who wants a kick into redesigning a site, or someone with an idea for a site you’ve never quite got around to.

There is no time like the present! So you can sign up here, and if you win the giveaway, Relly will happily refund your purchase price (or you can gift it to a friend if you want a buddy for your thirty-day journey).

Learn Something New online scrapbooking class
And of course I’m teaching a class that starts today too – Learn Something New Every Day. You can sign up any time, but I’ll give away one class pass today. (And like 30 Days to Done – if you sign up and win, I’ll refund your purchase price. Please note I can only refund that if you’ve signed up in 2012! You can always gift it to a friend if you prefer.)

Learn Something New is a month-long project all about simplicity and learning from our world, while getting a bit crafty too. But you knew that already. (Members, the first discussion topic is up in the forum!)

TO ENTER just leave a comment on this post. But BE QUICK! This giveaway ends today at 7pm UK time, so the winners can get started with the classes as soon as possible. Two winners will be randomly selected – one for each class.

scrapbooking giveaway winner
Beautiful things winner

Congratulations to Carolyn, who wins the hand painted sign from Just Beautiful Things.

Carolyn, please email me (shimelle at gmail dot com) with your address.

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

We want you
Do you have an online store full of creative and beautiful things? Are you passionate about spreading the love for handmade? Would you like a post like this to share your work with a new audience? We have some availability for weekend giveaway spots and would love to hear from you, drop us an email and tell us a little about your handmade adventure.

01 September 2012

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176 Comments for Two classes start today - one flash giveaway!

  1. jo Says:

    Would love to win either class – need something to give my creativity a good kick up the backside :)

  2. Jeni Brownsill Says:

    Great competition Shimelle – I am entering as my hubby has just set up a website for a potential business venture and 30 Days to Done would be great for him :D

  3. Lola Says:

    Would love to join one of these classes!

  4. Barbara Says:

    I would live to win either class Loved reading your Olympuc posts!

  5. jo b Says:

    30 days to done sounds like the perfect kick up the bum! I have already done lsned previously, and its a great project to return to at any time (not just September!)

  6. Gayle P Says:

    learn something new everyday sounds like an awesome class :) would love to check it out!

  7. Amanda Says:

    Winning either class would be awesome. Thanks Shimelle.

  8. Karen Says:

    30 days to done sounds right up my street. It might stop me procratinating!

  9. Cathie Says:

    thanks for the chance to win! the classes look great.

  10. Anso Says:

    Blog class sounds like fun! Already doing your sept class. Thanks for the giveaway :)

  11. Beth Hartley Says:

    Ooh! Me! I got my stash back AND I need a creative nudge (or butt kick, either works!!)

  12. Meg J Says:

    Ooh, either class would be very interesting!

  13. wendy Says:

    I would love to win the 30 days class. I always seem to be chasing my tail direction would be great.

    Thanks for the chance

  14. Alison Says:

    Am already taking part in LSNED but love the sound of 30 DAYS!
    Alison xx

  15. Gunvor Says:

    Since I’m already signed up for your course, I would love to win a seat on the other one. Need it to get back to blogging.

  16. Keathe Says:

    I’m going to purchase the ‘Learn Something New’ class regardless, but it would be great to win a spot :)

  17. Janet Lebeau Says:

    I would LOVE to win a spot in your class!!! Thank so much for the chance!!!

  18. teri Says:

    Would love to win learn something new. Dont think other class is for me cause I dont blog.

  19. Zoe Says:

    Would love to win the 30 days done class. Too much to do not enough time ( or motivation) to do it!! Big plans for September!

  20. Lucie Hale Says:

    How fun! So glad I found you on twitter!

  21. katharina Says:

    Thx for the chance! (;

  22. Christine Says:

    Would love to win either class. Thanks!

  23. Pauline Says:

    Wow! How exciting – I ‘d love to start a blog , of course I will be doing lsned which I loved last year. Great prizes Shimelle – fingers crossed xxx

  24. Sandy B Says:

    I would like to get my motivation back by learning something new. I have a new scrap room to play in and after a year I am ready to create again!

  25. Sonja Says:

    Fab flash giveaway. I do LSNED already and the 30 Days class sounds really interesting. Thanks for a chance to win.

  26. Monica Says:

    Oh, I’d love to win a spot in any of the classes!

  27. jane Says:

    Love LSNED and the 30 days class sounds just my thing too!

  28. Louise Says:

    it would be lovely to start September by winning a class. Thanks for a chance to win!

  29. Marina Says:

    Thank you so much for the great giveaways. So looking forward to your class!

  30. Ellen Says:

    It would be lovely to win either of your wonderful classes…thanks!

  31. Julie Jeavons Says:

    Relly’s class sounds awesome – I’ve been meaning to revamp my blog for a while

  32. KateT Says:

    Relly’s class sounds amazing, I’d love to join as I have a new site that needs some love and attention. (already on LSNED so can confirm that is amazing!!)

    ** Kate **

  33. Debbie Green Says:

    I’ve always wanted to take one of your classes, Shimelle, thanks for the chance to win and for all the inspiration from your site xx

  34. Sue Bone Says:

    I’m an alumni of you class, but Relly’s class sounds interesting too.

  35. Inge Says:

    I would love to win a spot in your class. Sounds like a fab class. ;-)

  36. Katy Watkins Says:

    Oh man, both of those classes sound great! I am forever in awe of how much awesome stuff we can do thanks to the internet.

  37. EvaJ Says:

    I would love to win a spot in either class!

  38. S Says:

    Okay, I’ll give it a go. I think I might use a Smash book for this little endeavor.

  39. Madeline St Onge Says:

    Would love to win RellyB’s class seeing I am already doing LSNED

  40. sonia Says:

    thanks for the op. just signed up for the september class can,t wait :)

  41. Little Nat Says:

    What a great giveaway!

  42. Sue Says:

    How fabulous it would be to win!!! Thanks for the opportunity.

  43. Cara S Says:

    Both sound like wonderful classes!

  44. Maureen Says:

    !! I want to try an class! I’ve never done it before.. thanks for the chance!

  45. Tracey H Says:

    Would love to win your class Shimelle, I get so much inspiration from your blog and your class can only add to that. Thanks

  46. Lyn M Says:

    I would love to win one of your classes and to get me more inspired. Thanks for the chance.

  47. Catherine Says:

    What a sweet offer, hope you pick me : )

  48. Sallyjh Says:

    I would LOVE to win either of the classes, they look great!

  49. LisaE Says:

    Both classes sound fabulous!

  50. Diane Alberts Says:

    Wow, what a nice giveaway. Both classes sound awesome ;).

  51. Siobhan Fry Says:

    Would love to win my entry for LSNED. Thanks for the chance Shimelle!

  52. Nina Says:

    Oh, i would love to get in to either of these classes! Thanks for the change!

  53. Michelle Says:

    Shimelle – I have been loving watching the Glitter Girl and Sketch to Scrapbook videos this summer. What a great way to put all this new-found knowledge into practise by joining one of your classes. Fingers crossed!

  54. ruth Says:

    I d like to win either one

  55. Ade Says:

    would love to win a chance to kick-start my mojo! Thanks!

  56. Roseann Hoyle Says:

    Wow. What a giveaway. You rock.

  57. Melanie Q Says:

    Both of these sound like great classes. Thanks for the chance to win a spot! The beginning of september is an exciting time. It’s the first time someone in our house will be starting school in a long time :)

  58. dawn tavela Says:

    I would love to join your Learn Something New Everyday class!

  59. Trish Says:

    Who doesn’t need a kick in the bum once in a while and we should never stop learning. Thanks for ALL the fab giveaways!

  60. Jennifer k Says:

    Love your ideas and love your style. Would be so excited to win. Thanks for the giveaways!

  61. Ellie Says:

    How fun would any of these classes be! Thanks so much for the chance.

  62. Betsye Erazo Says:

    I’m so excited about your learn something new every day class! I found your blog less than a year ago, so this will be my first time. I’d love to take the other class too!

  63. sarahp Says:

    Oh sounds very interesting and it would give something to do during my recovery .mmmm. xx

  64. Linda R. Says:

    Sounds like something I desperately need!

  65. Bernice Says:

    What a wonderful giveaway. I would love to win the 30 days to done

  66. Jennifer Says:

    I would love to win!! Thanks for the chance!

  67. Lucie Hale Says:

    How fun! Thanks for the shot at winning a spot!

  68. Karen Poirier-Brode (Ladydoc) Says:

    Thanks for the chance to win. The classes sound fabulous!

  69. Christine Says:

    What a great giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win!

  70. Sarah Says:

    Would love to win! Thanks :)

  71. Jenny Gilbert Says:

    What a great giveaway! I adore participating in LSNED every year as it aligns with going back to school (to teach) and the 30 Days class sounds like just what I need to get my blog in check. Thanks for the chance to win!
    xoxo, jenny-lynn

  72. Jessie Says:

    Would loveeee to win a chance in either of these classes. Thanks so much for the chance to win! :)

  73. Debby Nygaard Says:

    Would love to win! I am a teacher, so it would be great to have a “class” after class, just for me! Thanks for the opportunity, Shimelle! I love your personal style and creative approach.

  74. Silvia Says:

    Oh wow what great giveaways. Thanks for the chance to win.

    Best wishes Silvia

  75. Linda McCoy Says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  76. Michele Says:

    Both classes sound awesome! thanks for a chance.

  77. Elizabeth Says:

    Since summer is over, now is a great time to prevent the sloth-ness of fall and winter by learning to “Learn Something New” now. I would love to win a seat in your class. Thanks!!

  78. Terri Zuazo Says:

    Thank you for a chance to win. These classes look great!

  79. Peggy Says:

    hey thanks for the chance to win!

  80. Jeannie Says:

    Thank you for the chance to win – love your classes!

  81. Sherry H Says:

    Awesome! I would love either class. Thanks for the chance to participate in one.

  82. JulieFrog Says:

    I’ve signed up for LSNED for the first time this year and would love to win a class pass to give to one of my friends!

  83. Francine Says:

    30 days to done sounds perfect for me as I need to start revamping my business this month!

  84. Elizabeth R. Says:

    My eight year old daughter and I love your Glitter Girl Episodes. Thank you for a chance to win. :)

  85. suzy cadenheqd Says:

    Thanks Shimelle id love thr chance to win a pass for lsned

  86. tape Says:

    Happy new schoolyear! Thanks for the chance to win.

  87. Cyndee K. Says:

    Both classes sound awesome! Thanks for a chance!

  88. Sarah Says:

    Both classes sound amazing – True stories was my favourite of all the online classes I’ve taken so these sound like just my cup of tea!

  89. otakugirly Says:

    Thanks very much for the chance to win I would love a spot in either class.

  90. dolly Says:

    I’d love to take your class and LEARN SOMETHING NEW EVERYDAY!
    Thanks for a shot!

  91. ScrappyBarb in VA Says:

    Love the idea behind Learn Something New Everyday. The idea of winning a spot sounds lovely. Thank you for the chance to win.

  92. Hester Says:

    I would love to learn something new now!

  93. Lisa Russell Says:

    I would take the Learn Something New class!

  94. Vanessa Bell Says:

    I think your learn something new class sounds great. Thanks for the chance to win.

  95. Nancy McM Says:

    So nice of you Shimelle… would love to take your class {I don’t blog} thanks for the chance :)

  96. Selenaintx Says:

    Happy September Shimelle! Thanks for the chance to win a fab class!!!

  97. Gina Says:

    I would LOVE to win Learn Something New every day!

  98. Says:

    Hi! Would love to win a spot in the class please!!!!

  99. Susan White Says:

    These classes look great! I’m sure either would be great for sparking creativity and nudging us to accomplish something crafty. Thanks for the chance.

  100. Sacha Says:

    I would love to win either class! I really do need a kick in the butt to finally start my personal blog and it would also be nice to learn something new every day in September! Thanks for the chance to win :)

  101. Charlene Says:

    Would love a chance to win the 30 days to done class (I am already in yours Shimelle!) :)

  102. Jeannie Phillips Says:

    OK, If I win one class, I can buy the other one and not miss out on any of the class goodness. Thanks for the chance!

  103. sherry c Says:

    awesome!!!! i am lookin for inspiration!!

  104. J3SS1C4 Says:

    Thanks for the chance to win! I’m signed up for your class already and looking forward to starting, but the other one looks pretty awesome too! I can’t wait to see the changes on your blog that you mentioned!! :-)

  105. Linsey Says:

    Thanks for the chance to win Shimelle! I am in a scrapbooking lull right now and need some new inspiration to get me using all those awesome new products that I ‘had to have’ when I saw them online from CHA.

  106. Karen Says:

    Scraproom – check
    30 days-check
    I just need the kick up the bum to use them !!!

  107. debbie susee Says:

    Don’t have a blog but would love to take your Learn Something New class. Love your teaching style and scrapbooking style.

  108. Cathy g Says:

    Fab giveaway, winning would top off a golden day at the Olympic park!

  109. pepper Says:

    I have just signed up for the LSNED class! Very excited to learn something new every day (apart from all the boring lectures in school hehe :p)Very excited to see this new class 30 Days to Done,wish to get that and learn even more this September! THANKS SHIMELLE!

  110. Jeannine H Says:

    I love your classes Shimelle and i would love to take this one for free! Cover to cover is on my wish list, as well as a couple other ones from your 2 Peas colleagues!

  111. Cathy Says:

    I don’t have a blog but maybe it is time to start one. Would love to learn how! Thx for the op! Taking my 1st Shimelle class now!

  112. Quinna Says:

    I am so excited to learn something nea!

  113. tricia Says:

    Have just signed up for the Learn Something new everyday as I want to progress with the scrapbooking and other things and this is a good way to learn when there aren’t classes locally.

  114. kazoulis Says:

    I would love to try your class=)

  115. Patricia F Says:

    Both classes sound so great! thanks for the chance!

  116. Lauren Spalding Says:

    love the sound of the learn something new everyday class – right up my street :)

  117. Mamami Says:

    Hi, i am on my Way back home from canada and would Love to win your class! Thanks for the chance

  118. Mel Says:

    Fab prizes, Shimelle – thanks for the chance to win :)

  119. Teresa Blue Says:

    I have not taken an online class yet. Would love to give it a try.

  120. Lorell Says:

    I have my four kids in school full-time now, so I think it’s high time I got myself in gear…I could use the boost I’d get from either class!

  121. Rinda Says:

    My blog definitely needs some TLC, and I love LSNE.

  122. Justasiam Says:

    I really want to Learn Something EveryDay!!

  123. Candace Says:

    Thanks for the chance to win. Off now to read the LSNED prompt

  124. AnnT Says:

    I love the idea of the Learn Something New class. It’s on my recovery list of things to do, but I’d love an early start. Thank you for the chance.

  125. Kim Strother Says:

    I’d love to take your class and have been debating signing up…normally I would just do it, but as I am unemployeed right now every dollar counts! Maybe luck will be kind today and I will be able to still participate! Thank you!

  126. Catherine Says:

    I’m already signed up for LSNED so I’d love to win the 30 Days class! Thanks for the giveaway :-)

  127. jengd Says:

    These definitely sound intriguing! Thanks for the chance!

  128. Shae Says:

    I am also signed up for LSNED so I would love to win a spot in the 30 Days class. Thank you Shimelle for the chance to win!

  129. Joanna Says:

    Would love to win either class… Keeping my fingers crossed!

  130. Ann Says:

    Is it too late? I would love to take either class! Thank you!

  131. melanie marshall Says:

    I’d love to dive into either class – i’m stuck in a rut right now and could do with the support and inspiration :)

  132. Janet Femmer Says:

    Would love to win a place in either one of these classes. Thank you for the chance

  133. Lynsey Says:

    Fab classes Shimelle! Thanks for the chance to win x

  134. Jen D. Says:

    Would love to win. Thanks for the chance.

  135. Renee W Says:

    Love your classes Shimelle!! Would be happy with either one. They look great.

  136. Rebekah Says:

    Love your classes also Shimelle! And the 15 min a day on a project sounds like an ambitious way to tackle some procrastination! Thanks for the chance to win.

  137. Says:

    Wow! I’m already taking yours, but the other one sounds right up my alley too! Love it and thanks for the opportunity!

  138. furrypig Says:

    great classes and if I win LSNED I know exactly who to give it to! Thanks xxx

  139. MeganM. Says:

    What a awesome giveaway! I would love either one! :)

  140. Julie Says:

    Would luv to win this class! I am in a huge tire spinning mode right now! Need a little boost to get going.

  141. Michelle Huegel Says:

    Oh I’d love to win either one!!! I NEEEED a kick in the tush to get my blog on, so i;m heading to check that one out NOW!

  142. Lyn Says:

    It’s that time of year again…ready to learn new things, would lve to win either class!

  143. Patty Says:

    What a lovely idea! Do so hope I might be in with a chance to win something – it just never happens to me!

  144. Felicia W Says:

    I would love to win a chance to participate in either class

  145. Melinda T Says:

    30 Days to Done sounds great! Thanks for the chance!

  146. Marti Richards Says:

    Thank you for the chance to win one of these classes, Shimelle!

  147. Joanne Says:

    I would love a pass to LSN, Ive been thinking about signing up all week, thanks for the chance!

  148. Sue Says:

    oh I hope I am not too late to join in this. Would love to win.

  149. LeanneW Says:

    I’ve just signed up, then seen this! I hope I can win my birthday money back now, lol, but am still looking forward to the adventure :D
    Thank you xxx

  150. ruth Says:

    Hi Shimelle, I am not a blogger, though if I was it sounds like a great class. I have already signed up to LSNED for the first time but I would be happy to have a friend come along for the ride, I think it will be wonderful.

  151. Aimee Moen Says:

    I so love all your classes! I really hope to win!

  152. Janet N Says:

    I’m pretty sure it’s past the entry time, but just wanted to say how nice it is for you to give away a class slot. LSNED sounds so very interesting!

  153. Bethany Becker Says:

    I would love to take this class!

  154. Marian Says:

    I would love to win a spot in either of these classes.

  155. Nelly Orta Says:

    WOW!!! I’ve been on your blog for several weeks and missed this class beginning TODAY! I’d love to win this class and follow along with all your exceptional inspirations!!!

  156. allie.duckienz Says:

    Sign me up Scotty, ahh Shimelle. Thanks for the chance to win.

  157. Keianna Says:

    I would love to win a spot in your class. Thanks for a chance to win.

  158. MaryAnn Says:

    I do not know the time in UK I have trouble with numbers. So I will just say I hope I can still have A chance to win.


    Oh I would love to win these classes!! I so desperatly want to do some classes and alas there is not enough money in my scraping budget!!

  160. Christine Says:

    The Olympics were awesome but it’s nice to get back to “normal.”

  161. Janet Says:

    Oh, what joy it would be to win either of these classes, but I totally LOVE yours!

  162. Evelin Says:

    Wow… it’ll be great to learn more about website content and of course, I signed up for Learn Something New already but still… hehe…fingers crossed!!! :D

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  164. Nikki Wells Says:

    Just signed up for the new class. Can’t wait!

  165. Sandy W Says:

    Both classes sound exciting and perfect for me this month. Thanks for the chance to win!

  166. benessi Says:

    i think i’ll have to sign up for your class!

  167. Anne F Says:

    Hoping I still have a shot of winning a spot in your class. Would love to learn something new! If not, I’ll just have to sign-up for your class. ;)

  168. Victoria Says:

    Would love to win Relly’s class for my daughter and her blog. Thanks.

  169. Andre Says:

    They both sound like wonderful classes! -Andrea

  170. Nicki Lundeen Says:

    I may be too late, but would love a chance to win a spot in your class!!!!!

  171. Gemma Says:

    The Learn Something New Everyday class sounds excellent! Would love to give it a try :)

  172. madeline fox Says:

    Would love to win a spot in the class!

  173. Corinna Lyons-Revello Says:

    These both look great and I would love to win!

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