Welcome to my blog. I work full time and creating is my sanity. I like to use many different mediums and was a finalist in the Fire Mountain Beading Contest in 2008. I am a passionate blogger, and a promoter of handmade goodness.

I love : my husband, my fur kids, family, music, sunshine, creating, chocolate, handmade soaps, the DUST Team, gardening, friends, Triple J Radio and photography. Comments welcome, I hope you enjoy the adventure with me.

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made with love.........................maddabling xox

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Versatile Blogger Award

I want to express a HUGE heartfelt thank you to the lovely Veri-Tea of Joie de Tea for this lovely piece
and of course for the much appreciated Versatile Blogger Award. This is my first blog award so I guess you can tell I am pretty excited.

The requirements of the award are as follows:

Thank the giver and link their blog in your post.

Share seven things about yourself.

1. I love art and all it encompasses

2. I can't wait for the first harvest from our newly established vege garden.

3. I spoil our pets WAY too much

4. I love exploring the handmade world.

5. I love the smell of cookies baking

6. My favourite style of music is Indie or Alternative

7. I love arthouse and foreign language films over mainstream cinema.

Pass the reward to 15 recently discovered blogs.

I haven't been in the blogging world for all that long but there are a few people that have truly supported me in my blogging endeavours and I want to recognise them with this award.

Del of deliciousdesignz

Bri of petaliferous

Kim of savagekitten

Deb of twocheekymonkeysdesigns

Jess of messy-bessie

Karen of newearthsoaps

Laura of lunabellaoriginals

Jess at epherielldesigns

Violet of artshushus

Samone of redletterstudio

Vickie of Redeem Designs

Judy of summerstreetfair

Sarah at handpouredcreations

Helena of littlemoandfriends

and to everyone at the Awesome DUST Team dustteam blog

Contact the bloggers to let them know about the reward.


  1. Thanks Samara! Hmmm wonder what I should do for my post...

  2. thanks Samara - I have been reminded to actually update my bloggy. Many thanks for the award.

  3. Thank you Samara! I have appreciated your online friendship and support. :)

  4. thanks Samara!!! I better post it on my blog too huh!! now to find 15 blogs... :o) like that will be hard!


  5. awe thanks Samara, truly appreciated your great at what you do and im happy to show the world all about Maddabling xx

  6. Sorry it took me so long to see this Samara! Thank u so much, I appreciate it and love your blog so keep up the great work! I will have to get myself organised to give the award out myself!

  7. Oops sorry I missed this Samara. Thanks you so much I hope I don't let down my award responsibilities I haven't blogged in a while. I really value your encouragement and support. And now to find 15 blogs that aren't in your list as well LOL.

  8. Hey thanks Samara. Sweet. i will do my best to keep the ball rolling and pick some of my fav's x

  9. ooh thanks lovely! Will have to think about what I'll do with my post! xoxox