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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Monday, February 14, 2011

Valentines Day & Maddabling Facebook Giveaway Winner Announcement

"True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen" Francois De La Rochefoucauld

love banner by funkyshique

Happy Valentines Day to each and every one of my lovely Maddabling followers.

I adore this quote that John Lennon once said :

"Love is the flower you've got to let grow"

I hope your Valentines Day was wonderful. I got a bunch of beautiful white liliums from my husband - he is so thoughtful !

I have been running a little giveaway over on my facebook page for Valentines Day. This is the prize pack ........

and as promised the winner is to be announced, well about now I think !

Drumroll please .....................

And the winner, as determined by Random.Org

is Maddabling facebook liker 16 !

Congratulations Cam Harris !

Cam, I need you to contact me within 48 hours to claim your prize.

To finish of Valentines Day, a cheeky little quote - always remember, as Ingrid Bergman once said :

"A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous."

Til next time, love and best wishes from Maddabling xox

Red Lanterns by Leaflette


  1. YAY!!! Thanks Maddabling!! Was out for Valentines dinner but got your txt and email!

    What a brilliant idea and I'm very thankful to be the winner! Looking forward to catching you soon!