1.19.2013

Creative Giveaway ♥


Hi everyone!

I've been away from blogging more than ever this last year...
just too many serious things going on.
 I look forward to visiting fellow blogger friends
and to meet many new ones!

I hope you are joining in for the
Grow Your Blog event hosted by Vicki at 2 Bags Full 





The details of my
Giveaway are at the bottom of this post.

I will announce a winner on February 1, 2013.
Anyone can enter...
blog authors or not...it doesn't matter.
Please be sure to leave a comment to be entered.

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Meanwhile...here's a little bit about me.

I'm Stephanie Suzanne.
I've been known online as
 Queen Of Dreamsz for about 7 years.
I have a good sense of humor and
 I love that I've been blessed with a creative spirit.
I design and create with a spontaneous approach....
As it is said, "Live in the moment".
That is much easier said then done with
 all of what life deals to us at times...
But I'm happy to say that I've perfected
 "Creating in the moment".



Vintage Sewing Notions

Vintage Mother of Pearl Buttons, Gloves and Lace
Vintage Buttons, Lace, Gloves and Wool Yarn

Vintage Mother of Pearl Buttons
Vintage Mother Of Pearl Buttons


Freeform Crocheted Flowers
Crocheted Flowers

[ I love styling my vintage collections and things that I make
into a collage and then photograph it]

I have started the journey of drawing.
I've doodled in "idea" journals for years but never really concentrated on it.
And that voice that so many creative souls hear
"It's not good enough to show to anyone."
I've got past that [I told that voice to HUSH...LOL]
 and I'm really finding that drawing is as calming as my crochet can be.

[ Here's some crochet items...here's a vintage button garland I made.
It's crocheted with 20wt thread with a strand of sparkly thread.]

 [A vintage Mother Of Pearl button bracelet that I made]

[ I crocheted the bracelet foundation then
added lace snippets topped with vintage buttons]

[Here's a pair of fingerless hand warmers that I crocheted.
I love using fingering weight wools.]


What makes my ♥ heart ♥ sing?
 So many things....so little time! :0) 

Exploring PAINTING and DOODLING
 {word art, hearts, magic wands, crowns and more} 
CROCHET {traditional and free form}, 
FANCYWORK {hand sewing}, 
mixed media, dyeing fabric and ribbons, 
collage and digital design. 
 COLLECTING... vintage and modern fabrics, clothing, 
recycling wool and silk, buttons, sewing and embroidery patterns,
 sheet music, ephemera, books and more!
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I began blogging in 2008 as a way to meet and talk back and forth
 with bloggers that have common interests with me. 
I never had any idea of how life changing it would be for me. 
I'm a real homebody so the idea of having instant 
connections to so many people 24/7 was exciting to me.
I've met so many fabulous people!
Blogging will be part of my life forever.


Thanks so much for stopping by for a visit.
Leave me a comment so I can visit with you too.

Please visit Vicki at 2 Bags Full for the
Grow Your Blog event.

Sweet Southern Hugs
Queen Of Dreamsz and Miss Morgan the Yorkie

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Here's a representation of my Giveaway.
The following photos give you an idea of what
 to expect in Your Inspiration Package.
 Sizes will vary and may not be the exact same as these images.
You will not be disappointed...I promise. 

[Remember to leave me a comment as your entry]

You will receive a package of Inspiration that will include the following:

  Strips, Snippets and Bits of vintage and new fabrics and laces
Blendables Sewing Threads Wrapped Around Tiny Dresses
Handpainted Rayon Ribbons
  Vintage Ledger Sheets
Paper Die Cuts
Vintage Buttons

Fabric Strips and Lace

Narrow Fabric Strips

Tiny Hand Cut Dresses wrapped with Blendables 12 wt 100% cotton  thread.
This thread is excellent for hand sewn embellishments.
The colors change every 2 to 5 inches.

Vintage Ledger Sheets And Die Cuts from my Sizzix machine.

Rayon Ribbons

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All Content [text and images] is owned by
Stephanie Suzanne/Queen Of Dreamsz 
unless otherwise noted and
 everything is protected by US Copyright laws.

Please provide a link back to my blog
 should you want to share my images on Pinterest or Facebook.
Thanks so much!

51 comments:

Marilou Bain said...

Hi Steph,
Happy Blog hopping, good to see you had a chance to jump in. Have a great weekend
Hugs, Marilou

Thearica said...

I love that vintage button bracelet!! I bought a huge box of vintage jewelry at an auction to list on my website as single entities.. I may now look at some of those that haven't been listed yet in a whole new way!

Kellie Reynolds said...

Hello Stephanie,

I am participating in the grow your blog event and noticed your name on the list. You area my first visit. Glad to see you are doing well. :)

Cheers!
Kellie

Carolyn ♥ said...

Love that button bracelet! So nice to "meet" you!

Laurie said...

I think I might know you already from Button Floozies! Wonderful to see you, and enjoy the blog hop!

Elizabeth Johnson said...

Your vintage button garland is beautiful! I absolutely love it! Thank you for joining in on the party.
~Elizabeth

EvalinaMaria said...

You have a lovely blog! Have fun at the party!

Socrates said...

Lovely blog. Your button crochet is very vintage. I love it! I found you through Vicki's blog party, and I'm in it too. Come visit for a vintage lace book give away. See you soon!

Lelia said...

i am new to your blog - what fun to use buttons in your art!!! I'll have to find your pinterest, too.

enjoy the day

Patty C. said...

Have fun blog hopping- glad to see you at the party!

knitalatte said...

Hi Stephanie,
I love visiting your blog! Your crochet work is amazing. I'm over the moon for the fingerless mitts you made. So beautiful. I stopped by via the GYBP event.

Di said...

Beautiful work, I would love to enter your giveaway. Di@Cottage-Wishes

The Sage Butterfly said...

Hello...so nice to meet you. I found you through the Grow Your Blog party. It was a pleasure to visit your lovely blog.

Wendy Wirth said...

I had to sign up to follow you as soon as I saw your blog header. As I read further down your blog, I don't think I'll be disappointed.

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

amazing work - i have loved my time here this evening. i wish you a good day. please do take a moment & stop by my blog. enjoy your weekend. take care. ( :

Veronica Roth said...

Hi Stephanie, I'm here from GYB. Loving the vintage, hand-crafted feel of your blog and especially love the vintage sewing supplies. I collect those too, mainly to photograph them, although right now there's a free pattern to a beautiful 1953 summer dress over at the V&A museum website. I'm so going to make that dress. It'll take a ton of paper to print out the pattern but I don't care...lol.

Monica said...

WOW! Love snips, bits, buttons and ribbons and have since I was a kid. What a FUN blog. I'm so glad I found you at the party! Thanks for sharing.
Monica

Patrice said...

Visiting from 2BAgsFull. You have a lovely blog full of inspirations. Please enter me in your giveaway.

Lelia said...

Goodness .... please don't enter me twice. I am a follower now - I have to also add --- those flowers are the BOMB. I have made a few with clover tools, but yours are awesome. I don't know how to crochet. I'm gobsmacked by your giveaway. All things wonderful to embellish!!! (those blendable threads are kewl, too - I've used for tatting).

OK, blaggerfingers will stop littering your comment wall now!!

Always, L

Elizabeth Johnson said...

Hi Steph. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Your prizes are scrumptious!!! And I agree. Drawing is a calming venture. Have fun!
~Elizabeth

Kathy H said...

Looking forward to reading your future posts. Glad I found your blog.

Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

Hello Stephanie

Lovely to meet you at Vicki's party!
A real coming together of "like minded souls"!!

I love sewing too, and I've seen some wonderful ideas already on your blog eg. the vintage crocheted button garland and the mother of pearl button bracelet are my favourites!

I'm now following you and I look forward to visiting to see what you;re up to!

please come and visit me when you get a mo and see what I do.
You can enter my giveaway and of course I would love you to follow me too!

hugs
Shane ♥
ps your little "Miss Morgan" is such a sweetie!

hueisei said...

Great post! I love your lovely giveaway...
Thanks for the chance to win.

Patty said...

Wow! I am so glad I visited you! You are one creative lady. I love everything you have made and I want to see more. Did you make your own blog button? That's something I am looking into right now. Your's is so unique. Please enter me in your giveaway - some lucky person will be so happy to receive it! I am going to follow you!

vicki said...

Oh my goodness- your blog is so gorgeous!! Thank you for participating in my first blog event-- I hope you make lots of new friends!!
Xo
Vicki

Fay Iseminger said...

I love your mother of pearl buttons. And your work is beautiful and delicate. I, too, am a lover of buttons and have quite a collection. I'm glad I found you through the Grow your Blog party.

Blessings,
Fay

Bernadett Rauski said...

Hello,

Nice to meet you in this party.:)

There is a giveaway on my blog,too.

http://petite-armoire.blogspot.com/
betikarauski@gmail.com

All the best.:)
Bernadett

nonniescedarchest said...


So glad I dropped by to meet you through Vicki's GYB party.
You are so talented. Loved the button bracelet.

If you have a chance, please drop by nonniescedarchest.wordpress.com

Emily C said...

Very beautiful. Love the variegated thread on dresses. quite unique and very beautiful.

Tammy said...

Hi Stephanie, I am glad to see that you are getting back to blogging again. Those crocheted flowers are awesome. Everything you make is so every beautiful! Wishing you all the best. Have a great week! Tammy

budgeteer said...

I just love the vintage button bracelet too : )

I'm a newbie follower

Lesley x

suziqu's thread works said...

Hi Steph
Thanks for coming to visit!
I enjoy visiting here and seeing the next thing you are into.
Your button bracelets are gorgeous
and I still remember those beautiful altered scarves.
What a generus giveaway! Love it all and would use every bit of it.

Now Steph I've just accidentally deleted your comment you left to enter my Giveaway - I guess I'm not quite myself yet after the fire dramas we just been through.
Would you mind coming back to comment again to be cunted in.
Thank you so much and see you again soon!
x Suzy

Gabriela said...

Love your blog and I will now follow!Please come visit mine!!!I look forward to reading yours daily!!!

Maggie said...

Another visitor from the blog party... You like to dabble in lots of things, as do I! I especially love your crochet-and-buttons creations!! So lovely. I'd love to enter your giveaway. Stop by my blog and enter mine!

maggie
www.themagrag.com

Sandra Kaye said...

Well, I finally made here :):) WOW!!! That is one long list she put together :):) Im still going through it!! Love all the yummy pictures of your stuff...just yummy :):) Much love Stephanie!!

Elisabet said...

Hello Stephanie! It is so nice to meet you here in blogland. I popped over from Vicki's GYB party... gosh there are so many great people and oh my the blogs! You are one generous gal, those giveaway goodies are fab... I just became your newest follower and hope you get the chance to come over for a visit at my blog... I'm having a wee giveaway too! Well, I'll be back for a proper visit once the party winds down.
Hugs till then,
Beth P

lynda said...

What a wonderful blog you have...I can't wait to do some more exploring! I would love a chance to be entered in your giveaway as well. thanks!

Jan Vermillion-Thomason said...

i'm so glad i made it to your blog!
i love your vintage pieces and i LOVE what you do with the buttons!

I would love to be entered in your giveaway! And, thank you!

I'm having one on my blog, too.
One that I KNOW you would love:)
www.polkadotbarn.blogspot.com

Jan

Derrith said...

I love your blog! There are so many fantastic projects to be inspired by. Your give aways are amazing. Please sign me up! I am a new follower. -Derrith S.

Suzann said...

Love the bracelet you made....very pretty
Suzann ~xoxo~

Thistle Cove Farm said...

visiting via Vicki's GYB Party and enjoying your blog; it's cheerful and, Lord knows, we need more cheer in this frosty ole world.

kareninkenai said...

What a wonderful blog - I will be following momentarily... Please stop by if you haven't already and sign up for my giveaway. (I'm tardy because my motherboard died and went to the grave!) But, I have a replacement now! Hugs from Alaska. Karen

www.alaskabluemoose.blogspot.com

Betty the Wood Fairy said...

How lovely to find you on the Grow Your Blog hop, I have never seen crochet as done by you! such delicate beautiful creations. You are certainly a creative soul and hopefully a kindred spirit, your giveaway is almost scary as using such beautiful things would need great care! Nice to meet you - Betty

mybearsnme said...

So refreshing and original - congrats on a great blog! I found you through the blog party - if you need a giggle - come and visit me at
http://leftoverchocolatestitches.blogspot.ca/
:)

Denise said...

What a delight it has been to visit your blog. Absolutely love your jewelery pieces and the fingerless gloves are wonderul.

Thank you so a chance to win your yummy looking package of goodies.

blessings, denise :D

Wendy Wirth said...

Your pieces are so beautiful.

mitz said...

..this has been a joy touring thru your blog.. glad I stopped.. thanks for the chance at your wonderful blog candy..
mitz_zee@yahoodotcom

hula-la said...

Oh man...what a beautiful blog! ANd your work is fantastic! Still having fun at the BLOG PARTY!

Hope you'll visit me back!

Aloha from Vicki

Linda said...

Hi. I found your blog thru the party and would love to be entered in your giveaway.

Linda
http://www.bengalcatlover10.blogspot.com/
bengalcatlover10@yahoo.com

Denise Bryant said...

Happy to find your blog on the GYB hop! Lovely creations! And thank for the chance at your giveaway of treasures! Love it all!
DeniseB
deniseb777ATgmailDOTcom

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I love to sew and use a lot of vintage items in my sewing! It's nice to get to know you better! Sweet hugs!