This is post 5,555! Yea! To celebrate all this blogginess, I’m giving away a surprise package of handmade Christmas treats: a couple of crocheted tree garlands, a paper angel ornament or bookmark, a selection of Christmas greeting cards, and perhaps another tidbit or two from my stash. All crafted by me for your holiday pleasure. As promised, this giveaway is open for only one day. So enter now!

Comment on this post any time before noon (Central USA time) November 22. That’s all you have to do. One comment per person, please. And be sure to fill out the e-mail address field on the comment form. If I have no way to contact you, your entry will be disqualified. The winner will be announced November 23. If you win, I’ll e-mail you. If you don’t respond within 48 hours, I’ll choose a new winner.

By Denise Felton




Comments

143 Comments so far

  1. molly on November 21, 2011 9:24 am

    Congratulations on your blogginess! Keep it coming…I love it!!

  2. Christina on November 21, 2011 9:33 am

    Congratulations! Here’s to the next 5,555! Would love to be in with a chance of winning, but I’m in the UK.

  3. Adrianne on November 21, 2011 9:37 am

    What an awesome giveaway! Thanks

  4. Paula on November 21, 2011 9:40 am

    Yay, I would love to win your handmades! I LOVE handmades and I have one Christmas tree with nothing but handmades on it.
    Have a great day!
    Paula

  5. Kristie on November 21, 2011 9:44 am

    Congratulations! A crocheted garland sounds fantastic. I love a tree with handmade and non-traditional ornaments. Thanks.

  6. Xenia on November 21, 2011 9:45 am

    Congrats on the post milestone! It’s truly impressive.

  7. Denise Felton on November 21, 2011 9:45 am

    Christina, the giveaway is open worldwide, so you’re definitely in the running!

    Denise

  8. Tsetsgee on November 21, 2011 9:47 am

    Wow. It’s amazing Christmas gift. I always read http://www.craftgossip.com and I really wish this giveaway. Thanks for all.

  9. Sonya M on November 21, 2011 9:49 am

    Loved the last 5,555 posts, keep ‘em coming! Thanks for the chance to win!

  10. KelleyAnne on November 21, 2011 9:49 am

    What an awesome giveaway. I’m so addicted to your blog!

  11. Marisa on November 21, 2011 9:49 am

    Woo hoo!! Congratulations :) Nothing is better than a handmade Christmas!

  12. meri on November 21, 2011 9:50 am

    What a number!!! Congratulation Denise and thanks for the chance

  13. Penny on November 21, 2011 9:51 am

    How wonderful! I love craftgossip. Honestly, I’m addicted and check it several times a day – inspite of being a working mum!
    Thank you so much for all the work.

  14. Gwen Windham on November 21, 2011 9:55 am

    What a wonderful giveaway and an happy way to kick off the holiday season! Thank you for the fun giveaway!! :-)

  15. Mary Anne on November 21, 2011 10:01 am

    Congratulations! That’s a huge number of posts – good for you! Thanks for a fun holiday giveaway too. Cheers!

  16. Deanna on November 21, 2011 10:03 am

    that’s a lot of posts! way to go!

  17. Muireann on November 21, 2011 10:04 am

    Congratulations, what an achievement! Here’s to another 5,555 posts! Thanks for the chance to win.

  18. Patti on November 21, 2011 10:05 am

    I love your blog! What an inspiration. Keep up the good work!

  19. KathyC on November 21, 2011 10:12 am

    Congratulations!

  20. Alyce Che on November 21, 2011 10:17 am

    Holiday goodies for our first real tree would be the perfect Christmas. Thanks.

  21. jenlyjen on November 21, 2011 10:18 am

    High five, missy! Yay!

  22. Lynne on November 21, 2011 10:27 am

    Wow! Congratulations!

  23. Nicole on November 21, 2011 10:30 am

    Congrats on you amazing blogginess!

  24. turtle on November 21, 2011 10:31 am

    congrats! how wonderful!!

  25. Kathrynn on November 21, 2011 10:39 am

    Congratulations, here’s to the next 5,555 posts.

  26. Anne in NC on November 21, 2011 10:44 am

    Hooray for 5555! Please pick me!! :D

  27. Nancy on November 21, 2011 10:48 am

    Love, love, love this blog! May it always continue with all this lovely blogginess!

  28. Shana R. on November 21, 2011 10:51 am

    Congrats!

  29. Ellin on November 21, 2011 11:13 am

    I’m fairly new to the site – now I know I have at least 4,999 previous blogs to read! Yay!!!

  30. Sally Stewart on November 21, 2011 11:20 am

    Ooh! Count me in!! Love reading all the projects and fab ideas. Here’s to many more posts! :-)
    Sal. X

  31. txlassy on November 21, 2011 11:24 am

    whoo hoo pretties. Who wants pretties? I DO! I Do!

    wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!

  32. E.Smith on November 21, 2011 11:47 am

    Great website, really enjoying the christmas related ideas.

  33. mrsblocko on November 21, 2011 11:48 am

    Wowzas! That’s a lot of post! Congrats on your mega milestone. :)

  34. E.Smith on November 21, 2011 11:50 am

    Great website, really enjoying the christmas ideas.

  35. Roxie Moreland on November 21, 2011 11:59 am

    5,555 truly a great milestone! Here’s to that more than 5 x over!

  36. Andi on November 21, 2011 12:06 pm

    congrats on 5555 posts!! im decorating our first tree this year, making lots of ornaments myself :-)

  37. CrazyMomTats! on November 21, 2011 12:06 pm

    Congratulations!

    And count me in!

  38. Lee on November 21, 2011 12:11 pm

    Wow – and that is a lot of writing! thanks and wishing you a great Thanksgiving!

  39. Dollie on November 21, 2011 12:14 pm

    Congrats on 5,555! That’s a lot of posts :) Hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving :)

  40. Chris on November 21, 2011 12:19 pm

    Wishing you many more posts! congrats and thank you!

  41. christine on November 21, 2011 12:22 pm

    love our tree, makes me wish christmas as here

  42. helena frontini on November 21, 2011 12:22 pm

    Congratulation!!! A great number!!!
    helenafrontini@hotmail.com

  43. LisaAnn on November 21, 2011 12:22 pm

    well done and thank you!

    LHY5@yahoo.com

  44. Pat Upton on November 21, 2011 12:35 pm

    5,555! Congratulations! What an awesome job! Keep up the good work!

  45. Beth on November 21, 2011 12:37 pm

    Cooooool! Somebody will have an early Christmas gift just in time to enjoy a gift while making other’s gifts! How great is that!

  46. gina sandoval on November 21, 2011 12:37 pm

    love craftgossip, its always got so much fun and interesting project ideas! thank you!

  47. Amanda on November 21, 2011 12:42 pm

    Awesome!!

  48. jen on November 21, 2011 12:44 pm

    oh I hope to win this!!! LOVE craft gossip!

  49. Anna on November 21, 2011 12:59 pm

    I love this blog! And I would love to win! Keep the good work up!

  50. Laura on November 21, 2011 1:00 pm

    Thank you for the giveaway! And congrats on so many posts. :)

  51. Meig on November 21, 2011 1:02 pm

    Wow! 5,555! That’s awesome! Congratulations. :)

  52. Jackie on November 21, 2011 1:04 pm

    Congrats on reaching 5,555 posts!

  53. Kathi Hall on November 21, 2011 1:06 pm

    Awesome! Imagine that doubling!

  54. Carmen on November 21, 2011 1:07 pm

    Congratulations on reaching 5,555!

  55. Kate on November 21, 2011 1:09 pm

    Thanks so much for doing this giveaway! :D

  56. jan blocher on November 21, 2011 1:29 pm

    great blog hope for many many more

  57. Colette Robak on November 21, 2011 1:38 pm

    Congratulations on reaching 5,555!! I just found your blog recently, and enjoy what i’ve seen! Keep it coming!!

  58. Dana on November 21, 2011 1:43 pm

    What a great giveaway! I’d love to receive it. Your blog is very inspirational and sometimes it’s hard to choose what crafts to create! Thanks for the giveaway.

  59. Karen on November 21, 2011 1:51 pm

    Love all things from Craft Gossip! keeps me busy creating!

  60. AbbyK on November 21, 2011 1:53 pm

    Woot! What a nice giveaway! Thank you!!

  61. Nicole on November 21, 2011 1:54 pm

    Thank you for the giveaway and for this inspirational blog!

  62. Megan on November 21, 2011 2:20 pm

    5,555 posts is amazing! Keep up the good work because I love reading the posts every day!!!

  63. Miriam Klaassen on November 21, 2011 2:34 pm

    Wow! Congratulations and thanks a lot for all your work!

  64. Bianca on November 21, 2011 2:35 pm

    Congratulations on your 5555th post :D

    And looking forward to enjoying the next 5555 :D

  65. Dana Spencer on November 21, 2011 2:37 pm

    Thanks for the opportunity! Wish me luck…

  66. Julia on November 21, 2011 2:39 pm

    Wow! What a lot of posts, congratulations!

  67. Jenni on November 21, 2011 2:56 pm

    Love the blog, the inspiration and ideas. Using my stash has never been so much fun. Congratulations!

  68. Jessica on November 21, 2011 3:02 pm

    Congrats on 5555 posts! I love your blog. It gives me new inspiration everytime I check it out :)

  69. Monica on November 21, 2011 3:18 pm

    5,555 posts?! WOW,Congratulations!!!

  70. TrudyGL on November 21, 2011 3:25 pm

    Wow that is awesome! Congrats and thanks for sharin!

  71. Jessica on November 21, 2011 3:43 pm

    Congrats! That’s so exciting! You’re site is great!

  72. Rina Mason on November 21, 2011 4:02 pm

    Congratulations on your 5555th post. Keep up the great work because the posts are so informative. Thanks So Much!

  73. Cometgirl63 on November 21, 2011 4:14 pm

    congrats! & thank you. :)

  74. Shannon on November 21, 2011 4:35 pm

    I love Craft Gossip!

  75. chanddice on November 21, 2011 5:32 pm

    How fantastic!! I love craft gossip and all of the amazing crafts, sewing, etc….thank you for the opportunity win homemade ornies and garland. congratulations on 5,555!!

  76. Alyssa on November 21, 2011 5:35 pm

    Congratulations!! I read your blog daily! Thanks for all your hard work!

  77. Gerrie Glaser on November 21, 2011 5:45 pm

    Blogginess is good! And this give-a-way looks good, too!

  78. Pam on November 21, 2011 6:07 pm

    Woot! Love the blog!

  79. pat on November 21, 2011 6:19 pm

    Very nice blog to read about different things.
    And get great ideas.
    Thank you
    I hope to follow you for another 5,000 plus.
    Pat

  80. Meredith Barrett on November 21, 2011 6:35 pm

    FABULOUS!!! Congrats :)

  81. Lisa on November 21, 2011 7:07 pm

    Too bad you didn’t hit it on 11-11 for more serendipity!

  82. mitch j on November 21, 2011 7:19 pm

    congrats on the 5,555 posting. Great prize for the holidays.

  83. Faith on November 21, 2011 8:29 pm

    So many posts! Awesome.

  84. Kelly on November 21, 2011 8:48 pm

    Congrats! That is an amazing milestone!!

  85. Maya Sara Matthew on November 21, 2011 9:28 pm

    Congratulations on the landmark 5,555. Your site is my window to the world of creative work.Wishing you many more milestones.

  86. Jody Chesney on November 21, 2011 9:28 pm

    5,555……wow! High five to you! Congrats!

  87. Glenys on November 21, 2011 9:44 pm

    Am I too late?

  88. Fallon on November 21, 2011 9:52 pm

    Congrats on such a successful blog!!! Thanks for the giveaway!!

  89. Rachel on November 21, 2011 11:00 pm

    congrats …….. and thanks

    i wish i get this Christmas surprise.

    enterthegiveaways@gmail.com

  90. Alyssa on November 21, 2011 11:56 pm

    5555 WOW!! that’s awesome!

  91. anastasia on November 22, 2011 12:50 am

    Crocheted tree garlands were the best homemade thing Ive seen at a craft fair this year. Wow I dont know how people crochet, amazing!

  92. Knititall on November 22, 2011 1:17 am

    Happy 5,555!

  93. Ellen Lai on November 22, 2011 1:59 am

    Congratulations, that’s a feat!

  94. Axa on November 22, 2011 3:02 am

    Congrats, it’s great! And thank you for the givaway :)

  95. vicky birkner on November 22, 2011 5:46 am

    i love homemade Christmas things yours are so beautiful. anyone would be lucky to have them.
    great inspiration to all, keep up the good work

  96. Robin D on November 22, 2011 5:47 am

    Wow that is a lot of posts. Congratulations

  97. ona on November 22, 2011 5:51 am

    love craft gossip, lots of great ideas, Thanksgiving blessings!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  98. Nora on November 22, 2011 5:56 am

    Congrats! I am an avid follower, but live in the Netherlands. A good cause would be my chosen winner! Cannot wait for the next 5,555!!

  99. Kell Smurthwaite on November 22, 2011 6:00 am

    Congrats! Keep on blogging. :)

  100. lyn lewis on November 22, 2011 6:10 am

    Gosh hope Ive caught the time zone right!
    Please may I enter this wonderful draw!
    Many congrats on so many postings and all interesting and informative, so worth looking out for….with or without giveaways.
    Good luck for the next 5,555!

  101. Gil Crews on November 22, 2011 6:14 am

    Totally awesome giveaway.
    Gil
    jeffngil@hotmail.com

  102. Leslie Andersen on November 22, 2011 6:15 am

    This Is so generous of you!

  103. Mandy L. on November 22, 2011 6:16 am

    Congratulations! you do a fantastic job!

  104. Michelle Willow on November 22, 2011 6:28 am

    Your blog is one of the rare things I actually read each day through my mail subscription! :)

  105. Donna Rinckel on November 22, 2011 6:38 am

    What a milestone. Congrats on so many posts! I read them every day and have used many ideas. I wouldn’t miss it! Thanks so much! Happy Thanksgiving!

  106. Tania on November 22, 2011 6:39 am

    I love your blog, I open my e-mail box looking for your caft gossip. You really rock. Congratulations.

  107. Karen B on November 22, 2011 6:41 am

    Hooray and 5 stars for all this wonderfulness!

  108. Shari Harniss on November 22, 2011 6:44 am

    I’d like to win! Thanks!

  109. Betty on November 22, 2011 6:45 am

    Congratulations on your wonderful blog. I look forward to your posts every morning. Have my fingers crossed on your generous giveaway.

  110. Elaine R on November 22, 2011 6:45 am

    Congrats to you! Handmade Christmas goodies sound wonderful!

  111. Michele on November 22, 2011 6:55 am

    Greetings from Buffalo, NY
    I love your blog!

  112. Jaan on November 22, 2011 7:06 am

    Congrats! Know it has been alot of work, and want to thank you for it. Keep going!

  113. Ruby Taylor on November 22, 2011 7:09 am

    Congratulations! Thanks so much for the chance to be a winner this holiday season! Wishing you much joy and happiness for the holidays and much more success for the coming year!

  114. Brenda on November 22, 2011 7:09 am

    Congrats on your milestone!!

  115. rosa parks on November 22, 2011 7:11 am

    great give away congrats I love what you do its great I wish I was this good O’m still a beginer.

  116. Crystal Arcand (3Stairs) on November 22, 2011 7:20 am

    Huzzah for 5,555!

  117. Carol A. on November 22, 2011 7:24 am

    Awesome job! I look forward to the newsletter everyday. So, what made you pick 5,555? Lucky number 5? Congratulations, and looking forward to the next 5,555!

  118. Shelly E. on November 22, 2011 7:41 am

    yeah, thanks for the giveaway!

  119. Kathy Roberts on November 22, 2011 7:45 am

    WOW That is awesome!! How does your fingers feel? I should win cause it’s my birthday tommorow!! And if I win it will be the only present I get REALLY!! It’s always to close to Christmas and OH we are so broke from my family, so PLEASE for my birthday and I LOVE all your post so I’ll do the only thing I know to do “Bless your HEART (and fingers)!!typical southern blessing.

  120. Deserae Fiedler on November 22, 2011 7:48 am

    Wow! That is a lot of posts! Awesome :)

  121. spidermom on November 22, 2011 7:56 am

    congrats and keep it up! :)

  122. juliabadgley on November 22, 2011 7:58 am

    Wow! That’s a lot of blogging!

  123. Barbara Stanbro on November 22, 2011 8:01 am

    Congratulations! I love your blog!

  124. Denise Malbrough on November 22, 2011 8:07 am

    Congrats to the 5′s!!!! You are bloggy babe! Thanks for the chance to win!

  125. Brooke Brandow on November 22, 2011 8:30 am

    Time for a celebration, congrats on your successful blog. Keep it up.
    Christmas giveaway awesome. :-)

  126. Eileen Evans on November 22, 2011 8:39 am

    I love your blog thank you for the chance to win

  127. Rona on November 22, 2011 8:39 am

    Congratulations on this milestone!!! I love your posts in my email box every day!! I look forward to it and I have tried many of the fun ideas that you have shown!! Keep up the great work it is much appreciated!!!

  128. Poppy on November 22, 2011 9:01 am

    Holy moly, that’s a lot of posts! Thanks for all of your hard work.

  129. Kc on November 22, 2011 9:04 am

    This blog & the number 5 are my favorite! :) Congratulations & Happy Thanksgiving!!

  130. Sherry Lykins on November 22, 2011 9:18 am

    Congrats! Thanks for the giveaway!!

  131. Laura on November 22, 2011 9:45 am

    congratulations! That’s a lot of posts! Thx for the chance to win!

  132. Sandy B on November 22, 2011 9:58 am

    Wow, that’s a lot of work put into the prize. Wondeful!

  133. Kandice on November 22, 2011 10:01 am

    Congrats! You have been working hard! Thanks for the giveaway!

  134. Jennifer Payan on November 22, 2011 10:07 am

    Congrats on your blog posting success! That’s A whole lot of posting!!! Thanks so much for the chance to win a drawing – how fun! :)

  135. Helen Brinkert on November 22, 2011 10:10 am

    Too Cute!!! Would look great at my home! Happy Holidays everyone!!

  136. Barbra on November 22, 2011 10:14 am

    Wow! What an achievement! Congrats!

  137. Christine on November 22, 2011 10:23 am

    What an accomplishment! Congrat!

  138. Rita barrage on November 22, 2011 10:27 am

    Wow, 5,555 post.

  139. Karey on November 22, 2011 10:29 am

    Awesome! I love the blog – I check it everyday!!

  140. Josanne M. on November 22, 2011 10:40 am

    Excellent!!! 5555!!! Thanks for the giveaway!!

  141. marilyn on November 22, 2011 10:58 am

    Terrific. What an accomplishment!

  142. Claire on November 22, 2011 11:01 am

    OMG how great is that, 5555, Super giveaway thanks, I hope I can win!!!!!

  143. Megan Bell on November 22, 2011 11:07 am

    Today is my birthday! I hope I get picked.

    Thanks!

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