Stampin' Up! Manager's Reception 2012
Patty's favorite swaps & samples from Leadership

Whoohoooo! 6 Million Blog Hits!! wow!!!

Wow... who would have ever dreamed

when I started this blog less than 5 years ago,

that I'd be celebrating 6,000,000

(yes, that's SIX MILLION!) blog hits with you!! 


6 million blog  hits

So here is a quick THANK YOU to each and every one of you who has visited me here over the last 4+ years.. thank you for your continued support, your kind words, your encouragement, for sharing my love of crafting, travel and photography, and most of all for your friendship!

 If you leave me a comment today, and tell me which Sale a Bration product is your favorite, I'll be randomly selecting a winner on Wednesday morning and will send them that Sale a Bration product!! 


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Kathy N

Congratulations! I so often find inspiration here and thank you very much for generously sharing your ideas.

Cathy McLean

Congrats Patty! I've really enjoyed your posts while you were being spoiled! Wishes! I just LOOOOOVE the Ribbon and Brad pack! You won't be sending anything overseas......I'm in the land of OZ, but I really enjoy your posts and ideas.

Nancy C.

Congratulations! I really enjoy checking in on your blog everyday and I appreciate all your great tips! I love all the ribbon and DP - one can never have enough!

Colleen K.

Congrats Patty! Thanks for having such an awesome blog full of great ideas all the time. My very favorite set is the Fresh Vintage Stamp set.

Kelly Wentling

Congrats Patty! How exciting to have that many hits on your blog, wow! Thanks for a chance to win. I'd love to see some pretty Everyday Enchantment dsp in my mailbox. I hear nothing but raves about how gorgeous it is and can't wait to see it in person.

Adrienne west

Way to go! You have a lot to be proud of :) my face SAB item is the DSP. Congrats again!

Sue Ring

WOW 6 million!!! way to go Patty!

My favorite SAB Item is Everyday Enchantment Ribbon and Brad pack


I love the everyday enchantment DSP!! Congrats on an amazing 6 million blog hits!!

Linda Henry

Patty, 6 million doesn't suprise me on little bit. I have been following Your blog almost from the start, didn't realize it, and I look forward to it everyday. Congratulations and keep up the great work, My day wouldn't be complete without My daily of Your blog!


Well done Patty!! You give us SO much inspiration, it really isn't hard to believe that you made it to six million!!! I would like to win the Everyday Enchantment paper...looks like it would be fun to create with! Thank you for all you do for us!

Vicki A.

Congrats Patty!
You really do have a great blog, so it's understandable that you'd have 6 mil.
My Favorite sets from SAB are "From Your Teacher" and "Language of Friendship" actually wanted them from the big catalog but settled for using my friends set!
Would love to have either one for my own!
Thanks Patty! keep doing a great job!

Terry I

What a great accomplishment!!!!! You have a great blog that i read everyday!!! You are a great teacher and have fabulous ideas :) I Love the Everyday Enchanted Designer Paper (and many more items) Thanks so much for this opportunity!


I have loved following your blog for about 3 1/2 years of your 4. Congratulations on 6 million. My favorite item is the Everday Enchantment Designer Series paper. I just love, love, love the colors.

Deepa M.

Congratulations Patty! That is so amazing!!!! Here's to another 6 million hits :) I would love to win the Outlined Occasions Stamp set - that is at the top of my "saleabration wish list" :)

diane mcvey

My fave today is the Everyday Enchantment Designer series paper! It's beautiful!

Sherry Conrad

That's great Patty!!! I love your blog. My fave is the ribbon/brad combo.


Linda U

CONGRATS 2 U!!!!! You are such a talented and geherous lady, it is no surprise at all that your blof hits are growing so quickly. You inspire everyone with your talent, creativity and inspiration. I love the everyday enchantment dsp.

Sandy Wingate

Hi Patty! I love your Blog and I read it every day! My fav item in the SAB catty is the Everyday Enchantment DSP!! Love it!! Congrats on 6,000,000 hits!! Woot! Woot!

Stephanie G.

wow...congrats Patty! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity. You are truly an inspiration!
My favorite SAB is the Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Paper. I love the color palette & design.
hugs ♥


yeah!!! Congrats!!!I just love the brads and ribbon!!!

Susan G

Great achievement, but it's no wonder. You have an outstanding blog. Thanks for sharing your talents. My favorite SAB item is the Fresh Vintage stamp set.

Cathy D

CONGRATS on your 6,000,000 hits, that is awesome. Your blog is so inspiring and that is why I have to check it out everyday. My favorite product is the Fresh Vintage Stamp Set. It looks like it would be so simple, yet elegant on every card you make. Thank you for the chance to win your blog candy.

Terry Schultz

No surprise you reached 6Mil since you're so talented and generous, sharing all your ideas. No doubt you'll be celebrating 7Mil soon!!
I love the edgelits!


It's party time again. Oh boy, does time go by fast as I get older. It seems like only yesterday, I was sending congrats your way. Enjoy reading all your comments and remember to party till the weeeeeeeee hours in the night. Love the DSP, plus the ribbon and brads. Congratulations and thank you for all the many, many hours you put into your blog for all of us.

Linda from Huntley

Congratulations on reaching a major milestone! My favorite SAB item is CD that includes everything!!!

No surprise, you are AWESOME!


Congratulations! Awesome blog. You are so talented and creative. That's why so many people check out your blog every day--I'm one of them. I like the Fresh Vintage Stamp Set.

Heather Campbell

Congrats on your HUGE number of HITS.. I have to say I love the Every Day Enhantment Ribbon and Brad Pack but to tell you the truth.. I honestly LOVE them all!! So heres to the next 6 million.. I will continue to follow you!!


Congratulations, Patty!!! Love your site and Sprinkled Expressions!

Debbie R

Wow! That is great, but definitely understandable knowing your beautiful work! I would have to say that the Fresh Vintage stamp set is my fav. Here's to the next 6,000,000 hits!


Hi Patty. Congratulations on 6,000,000 hits! I am inspired by your blog and beautiful creations. I think my favorite SAB item is the Every Day Enchantment DSP pack. Love the designs and colors.

Sue Root

Congratulations on 6 million hits! Your blog is wonderful! Thank you for all of the great ideas you share. My favorite SAB product is the Everyday Enchantment dsp. I love that stuff!

Jeanne Nielsen

Patty, Congratualations! 6,000,000!!! Wow! You've given me such inspiration over the years. Your photo ability is over the top, and I've learned so much from you MDS-wise! Keep up the good work! (BTW, I'm so in love with the Designer Paper pack! -- it's gorgeous! Can't ever have enough of that!)

Kris Sobolik

Congratulations, you have a wonderful blog and I enjoy all your ideas!
My favorite is the Everyday Enchantment designer series paper.
Kris Sobolik

Kim F

Congrats on 6 million hits. Love to read your blog and see your ideas. My favorite SAB set is the Language of Friendship set.

Beth Beaty

I do enjoy looking at your blog, all the way in North Carolina! Thanks for all your great ideas and tips. Thanks also for a chance to win! I think I like like 2 sets equally and would love having either one - Outlined Occasions or Language of Friendship.
Beth Beaty

Debbie G

Congrats on 6,000,000 hits !!! Though I am not have shared your talent with so many of us. Thank you. My favorite in the SAB is Triple Treat Flower.

Karen McAlpine

Patti, I think this is an occasion that calls for congratulations! That is just amazing! Congrats, congrats, and congrats!! My fav from SAB is Fresh Vintage Stamp Set!! Congrats again! You rock!!

Dorene Donaldson

Hi Patty, Congrats on this milestone. I know that I have helped, as I love your work and your photos. I would pick the Triple Treat Flower if you select me. And I will be here for the next million.


Whoohoo is right!!!!! To think I was first intrigued by all of your beautiful pictures of your flowers and kindness. Congratulations, here's to millions more!!!!
Oh almost forgot...I love the ribbon and brad pack the most.

Lynn Birus

Wooo Hooo, good for you! I certainly injoy it! My favorite SAB item is the Simply Sent set, so easy to use!

Becky Richter

Congradulations! I have been following you site for several years now and love your blog. I love it when you go on to convention, leadership & etc and you post every night so we can be part of it. I have several favorites but I really like the framelits - label collection. I think there is so many things that you can do with it. Of course then I would have to have the Apothecary Art stamp set. Thanks for being there. I wished that I lived closer so I could be in your group.


Well of course you have 6 million hits. Your blog is the best, I visit it daily. :-)
It is so hard to pick my favorite Sale-a-Bration but Sprinkled Expressions Stamp Set is one I know I will use over and over.
Congrats again. Thanks for all of the wonderful items you share daily.

Heidi Brawley

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!WHOOT WHOOT! That's very Awesome!!! Love seeing all your Gorgeous creations. You give me so much inspiration!!! My favorite SAB set is Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Paper!!
Have a great week!
hugs, Heidi Brawley

Kim Cady

Congrats to you. I must say, my favourite from the SAB is the Everyday Enchantment DSP. Thanks for the chance to win.


That's a lot of hits and you deserve it! I check your blog every day and love all your ideas.
My favorite is the Sprinkled Expressions Set.


I view your blog every day for inspiration. Congrats on all the hits! My fav is the stripes embossing folder.

Janet Anderson

Wow Patty! my friend that truly is a lot of hits!! Congrats and hope you have 6 million more!! My favorite is the Everyday Enchantment Ribbon & Brad pack. And thank you so much for all your inspiration!!

Patsy Villareal

Congrats on your 6M with of hits. Your site is really great...check it everyday.
Love the framelits from the new mini.
Keep up the great it all!

Jennifer Labecki

Congratulations! I really enjoy visiting your blog and seeing all the great pics. Keep it coming. The SAB samples you posted were so amazing. I especially like the DSP paper pack this year. The pics of samples from Leadership really got my mind going in a new creative direction!


CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! I LOVE your blog, I come here anytime I need inspiration:)
My favorite Sale-A-Bration item is the ribbon and brad bundle, I'm keeping my fingers crossed we will see more of that yummy ribbon in the new catalog!

Darlene L

I am such a happy subscriber to your blog, that way I don't miss a post. So many favorites in the SAB--I have ordered 3 of them. I would also like to own the Everyday Enchantment DSP.

Sylvia from Minnesota

That's incredible - congratulations! I like the Flirtatious Designer Fabric - pink is my favorite color. thanks for the chance.

Carey Rogers

Congrats on the 6,000,000 visitors and I am so happy to be a part of that number. Your blog is just so much fun. My favorite has to be the Labels Collection and all the fun things to do with them. I do have to admit though it is a hard choose since everything is so fantastic.

Carey Rogers
aka Roscoe's mommy (the swap eating dog)

Laurie Taylor

Not surprised! I've been hooked from the first time visiting. You are very creative and inspirational! My fav is the Language of Friendship stamp set. My friends mean the workd to me and that says it well!
Thanks for all you great ideas!

teri klawitter

Yahooo!!!! 6000000!!!
Congratulations :)
MY favorite SAB is the everyday enchantment brad and ribbon bundle!

Kari Hack

Your blog is amazing...not suprised that it hit 6 million! I love your inspiration that you share with us daily! Keep it up!
I am loving the new dsp in the saleabration mini. Love the colors!


AMAZING!!! But not really, you are so helpful, friendly and willing to share all that you know, I appreciate that! My favorite is the Everyday Enchantment DSP, so many pretty papers and so many colors that go with it too!

Paula Richards

That is amazing!!! I read your blog everyday.
Your samples are always wonderful and inspiring. My favorite Sale-a-btation thing is the new in color paper. It's great they offer so many options!:)Paula Richards


Another congrats, but I'm the 160th ! this is amazing, so you must've been on the right track, from the beginning; you have helped so many stamping people, thru testimants of wow projects, photos, sharing team members projects & other things....that's alot of acomplishemnts!, again congrats!; my fav. from this mini is the bird item that has alot of potential, in my books.

Jan Butler

Congrats, you deserve this recognition!!!! Always stop by daily. I haven't gotten Kindness Matters set yet.

Anita A

Congrats! My favorite is Outlined Expressions stamp set.

Kat A. a.k.a. "Stamperkitty"

Congratulations on 6 million hits!! Woohoo. Try to check your blog daily during the week.... it inspires me to try and do new things. Love all of the Sale-A-Bration catalog.... to choose one set, it would have to be Elementary Elegance.

Shala Carter

I'm not surprised you have 6 million blog hits, because I keep going back over and looking at them! :) My favorites involve anything you do with roses. :)

Looking through the Sale-a-Bration items, I love the Simply Sent cards, but I was wowed by the stamp set with the three butterflies. I love butterflies.

Have fun enjoying your milestone.


Congratulations! I hit 50,000 while we were at Leadership and while it isn't nearly as exciting as your 6,000,000, it was pretty cool for little ol' me!!! My FAVOURITE SAB item is that FABULOUS paper!

Michelle VanWiggeren

Whoo Hoo! Congrats on 6 million blog hits!!! You have such a great blog, I always enjoy reading it! Thanks for the chance to win SAB product, too. I love the Everyday Enchantment DSP!

Stephanie Cox

Congratulations! Well deserved!! It has been fun to follow you for all these years and many more to come! Congrats! My favorite for SAB is the Ribbon and Brad pack, they are a must this SAB season!

Lisa B.

Congratulations! I love everything in the catalog. But if I have to choose one, it would be the Fresh Vintage Stamp Set.

Denise Bryant

Outlined Occasions is my fave! Huge congrats on 6 million hits! Love checking out your blog for lots of inspiration!

Deb B (Debadoo)

Wow, that's amazing. Seems like it wasn't long ago you hit 1/2 a million. Congrats! I love your blog! It's so hard to choose a favorite from this SAB, but I think the language of friendship. I like CM but either would work.


Hi Patty, Thanks so much for sharing and celebrating your 6 MILLION hits by giving us a chance to win our favorite SAB item!!!
My favorite from the mini is the "One Big Sale-A-Bration CD". You truly represent what a successful SU! demostrator can & will do to show their love of crafting thru their business. Congrats to YOU!


Outlined Occasions -- so fun!


Congratulations! Whoo Hoo!!

My favorite SAB item is the Everyday Enchantment DSP.

Gay ferland

Patty, Congrats on your achievement!!! I love all the SAB's but one favorite is Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Paper.
Gay Ferland

Raquel Garcia

WOW!! CONGRATULATIONS from a loyal follower of your blog :-).
You do amazing things and are truly an inspiration! Thanks for being YOU! I love all the free SAB stuff...but if I had to pick one I would have to say it's the Everyday Elegance Simply Sent Kit!

Opal Larkin


Woow, 6 million hits, that's a lot of hits, but then you put many precious hours into it. Congratulations! Thanks for giving me a chance to win something; my favorite in the catalog is Everyday Enchantment DSP; love those colors.

Jo-Ann Unrau

Congratulations Patty! Love your ideas!

Jo-Ann Unrau

Forgot to say thay my Favorite Sale-A-Bration product is the Fresh Vintage stamp set. So pretty!

Shannon Roberts

HOLY COW CONGRATS!! But you deserve it; I get some pretty great ideas from you!! I gotta tell you I am in love with The Designer Frames Embossing Folders !

Ruth Bingle

Wow, that's alot of hits! Congratulations to you, dear friend! I remember when I first found you! I had just become a demonstrator, and you were going through tons of "re-do" in your place.. it was a mess! Then we first met on the Stampin' Up! cruise to Bermuda! You are such a faithful friend, and so generous in all you do! Congratulations
on this fabulous milestone!

Amy Kendall

WOW! Congratulations on the 6 million blog hits!!! But, really? I'm not surprised at all. Everyone knows the name and has seen the website. Thank you so much for all your inspiration and hard work. I love the Enchanted DSP, so many options! Again, Congratulations Patty!

Pam Stewart

6 Mill, what a Thrill!! Thanks for taking us along for the ride!! It's been thrilling and amazing. Here's to 6 million more-can't wait!!

My fav SAB item is Tea Shoppe so elegant and can be used in so many different ways too!!
Thanks for all you do to spread a little sunshine from your corner of the world!! :)

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I read your blog every morning while I'm having my coffee, I love all your crafting ideas. My favorite is Elementary Elegance stamp set, what a beauty! Congrats to you on hitting 6,000,000!!

Doris J.

Love your blog Patty. You are amazing. My favorite SAB set is Fresh Vintage.


Congratulations!! I would say the Everyday Enchantment DP.

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