Welcome to the blog for Ali's Craft Studio by Alison Lloyd. I am a crafter of peelable stained glass designs & handpainted keyrings and I look forward to sharing with you my news direct from Kent (the Garden of England)

Make sure you visit the shop at www.studiocrafts.net to purchase your own handmade decorations to bring fun and colour into every corner of your home

Thursday, 17 March 2011

My First Blog Giveaway!

I would like to start by saying
to all my wonderful followers!

As promised, I have decided to do a giveaway to celebrate reaching 100 followers.   There are lots of blogs out there with many more but for me it is a milestone and for that I am really grateful!

So, I really wanted to celebrate this and share the love....
Peelable Window Decoration - Angel with Heart
Sharing the love...
Having never done a giveaway before, I wondered what the best way to go about it is.   With over 430 designs currently on my website, it is too difficult to choose one to give as a prize (way too much scope to get it wrong!) so I decided the best thing is to let you choose what you would like to win (sort of....)
I have realised that not everyone will know what it is I make so here is a quick synopsis...  I create decorations which look like stained glass but they are actually peelable, static clings (also known as suncatchers) which need no glue to attach.  Use on windows, mirrors, tiles or any shiny surface!   They are completely removable and reusable and don't leave any sticky residues behind.    Perfect for temporarily or permanently decorating any area of your home, they can brighten up even the dullest of days. 
So, I would like to send someone one of my handmade peelable stained glass window clings (although don't forget that they don't have to be used on windows - try them on your mirrors!!) the details are as follows:
  • Firstly, you'll need to visit my website: Ali's Craft Studio where you will find lots of different categories of handmade peelable window decorations, you just need to have a look through them and decide on your favourite!
  • Become a follower of this blog (if you aren't already) then add a comment here to let me know your chosen category and/or design to be in with a chance to win - be as specific as you like!!
  • If you have your own blog, add a post about either this giveaway or my window clings in general including a link to my website to gain an extra entry.  (But don't forget to send me the link to your post!)
  • There are no limits to the number of additional entries you can have so blog & tweet away!!  (just make sure you contact me with the link for each post and remember they must be published before the deadline)
  • The closing date for entry is 31st March 2011 and I will then add everyone's name into a draw and pick a winner at random (using the super high-tech 'picking the name out of the hat' method!)
I hope I've remembered everything but if you notice something I have forgotten or there is any confusion with the above, please let me know, after all this is my first time!!

I wish I could send everyone a thank you gift however practicalities take over (as well as finances!!) but I really hope you all find the time to enter.  I am happy for you to let me know if there are any designs you would like to see in future too!

And as it is also Saint Patrick's Day today, may the luck of the Irish be upon you!!

St. Patty's Popping Pot


  1. Great idea for a Give away Ali. I have just spent quite sometime looking through your website as you have so many designs to choose from. I'd like the chance to win design 402 Little Duckie.
    I've already linked from my blog back to yours here; http://knittingsnippets.blogspot.com/2011/03/blog-giveaway.html

  2. I visited your site and your designs are lovely. It is hard for me to choose the cars for my sons room or something for myself, well I love the butterflies no 424. crossing my fingers and hoping the luck of the irish will be upon me.

  3. Ooooh now I'm spoilt for choice too Campervan 697 for my son or a cat for me?? lol Great designs to choose from Ali :)
    (I'll blog later!)

  4. I NEED some of your designs to brighten up the doom and gloom and snow ! I was out with the kids the other day using cheap cans of coloured hair paint and were decorating the snow to try and make it look funky :-)

    I love your Noah's ark design, its very colourful and there might just be a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow :-)

    You can read my blog post below
    Off to tweet too :-)

  5. Hi Ali, I've added your give away to my blog entry for today :)

  6. Oooh! A chance to win one of your peelables can't be missed!

    It will have to be the Rainbow & Cloud as I love all things Rainbow :)

    Off to tweet about it now :)


  7. Well, I had a good olde look. Not good, as I'm terrible at making decisions... and they are all so lovely. I finally decided upon 462 Dragonfly :)

    I have also blogged about you: http://www.goblindreamer.blogspot.com

  8. Hi I've followed your blog and my favourite is anything with cats - I like the 812 pretty kitty as my cat looks a lot like that.

    sandy hallett

  9. I've blogged about your giveaway here http://wp.me/p1qtwu-1B

    sandy hallett

  10. I'd love a large sailing ship for my son. Following the blog.

  11. I love roses 566 roses is my fav.
    following u tweeting on twitter @RedRoses4

  12. I am following and absolutely love your decals, I would pick #675 the classic mini! My husband just wished their was a classic land rover, but we both love all of your clings!


  13. Thank you everyone who has joined so far - a real cross section of choices which is so interesting!

    - thepricklypinecone: Welcome to my blog... There may be a Land Rover sometime in the future as I am attending the Dunsfold Collection Open Weekend later in the year so will try to have some by then. Keep an eye out on the site for them!

  14. I would chose #57 Teddy with balloons, because we are about to move house and my one year old osn is going to get his very own bedroom and this would look gorgeous on his window.

    I follow this blog - robertfox24
    I will be tweeting on Twitter - @bloomingfox

  15. Hi Ali,
    I really like the butterflies & dragonflies that you do, and also the vibrant colours in general!
    I'm following your blog now, thought I already was though!

  16. I am following your blog with google friend connect. My daughter would really love http://www.studiocrafts.net/onlineshop/prod_812391-8-Small-Butterfly.html . There are loads of lovely ones on there. xx

  17. Hi Ali, fantastic idea. Would definitely have to be a cat one for me. I love your designs x


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