Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Flair For Buttons: A Giveaway

Recently I've been using lots of "flair" on my layouts. I kept spotting those little button badges on pages everywhere; but it was by a lucky chance (thank you Alinor from Freeze Frame!) that I found my way to the A Flair For Buttons etsy shop. I was hooked. I ordered. And then the lovely owner Shelley and I got talking and now I'm delighted to tell you she has generously offered me two sets of flair to giveaway today.

You can use them on layouts:
details from my layouts here and here
or on cards. I love them on cards!
it's easy to add a bit of punch with a button, even on a very simple design:

The Keep Calm came from a favourite set I ordered - look at the others!


So, about that giveaway. I have two sets, so there will be two winners. I didn't want to open the pretty packaging just for the photo, and I have flipped some of the buttons round so you'll get a lucky dip surprise, but here they are:


Have a look through the shop, visit the A Flair For Buttons blog, take a peek at what I've made and then leave me a flair related comment

- Everyone welcome including new commenters. I don't do "follow me to win" giveaways!
- I'll post anywhere. My last prize went to France
- This giveaway is open for a week and I'll announce the winner next Tuesday
- drop by Shelley's and admire her flair. She'd love to see you..

..best of luck!

49 comments:

  1. I love those buttons! I also love your layout "tease." Can't wait to see the rest of it.

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  2. After I saw these on your LO I visited the Etsy store..and have sent for two packs!!!
    Alison xx

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  3. they are gorgeous, will be checking out that store now!

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  4. I saw so many flair on her sight that I loved! PhotograpHER, I Run, Vintage Halloween, Local Milkcaps...love your cards, too!

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  5. I am loving your cards... simple yet so effective. I have had a look at the A Flair for Buttons Etsy site and want so many of them I don't know where to begin!

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  6. The cars are beautiful Sian! I clicked the link to the etsy shop and had to close it quickly because there were too many that I liked and I was oh so tempted! I adore the milk cap ones and the woodgrain "enjoy". Thank you for a great giveaway!

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  7. These look brilliant,Sian....I've really enjoyed browsing the shop and blog.I'd love some.

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  8. How totally brilliant are they?! I love all the things the DT have done with them too. I particularly like the ones with the spectacles on - lots of fun to be had with that huge selection though.

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  9. Think I best get saving so I can buy up the store, think I've found my latest scrapping love ;)

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  10. Is it wrong to want every button in the shop :D
    Loving the cards Sian x

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  11. These are just fab Sian. Been to look at the shop. The Keep Calm ones would be superb on a layout or card :)

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  12. wow that shop is full of wonderful goodies.... I want so many I want all the sets with fun words and all the sets with cameras and all the others (so a set of each then!!) so many!!! lol xxx

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  13. I definitely have a flair for buttons, and have visited before - thanks for offering your giveaway - I always enjoy your posts.

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  14. hi sian, happy tuesday. as u know i love the buttons with cameras on too,
    jo xxx

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  15. The buttons are gorgeous and certainly add a wow factor to a page or card. I love the bicycle card and the two minimalist ones.

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  16. Your creations with these buttons are beautiful. Flair sure does pack a punch on a LO or card. I'm sure the post to Canada is crazy so no need to include me in your giveaway. :) These buttons are beautiful!

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  17. Oh Sian! I am in love with this shop - I never expected there to be such a huge selection. You just KNOW I have fallen in love with her Halloween collections and I may HAVE to buy the moustache collection for Devvies Christmas stocking and the vintage girls are just gorgeous and... and... and... well I have saved her shop as a favourite for when I'm off stash ban!

    Thanks for the linky!

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  18. Ohhh these are very cute - thanks!

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  19. Ooh, these are gorgeous - so many in the shop I like .. cameras, polka dots, coffee cups ... tempting!!Thanks for the chance to win!

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  20. Oh yes:) We could all do with a bit of flair:) Those buttons are fabby.....I can spy yellow triangles and blue zigzags already so I'm hooked already. Great card designs Sian, very 'in' and 'happening':)

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  21. I love flair. They would be perfect for cards. I love the idea of pairing them with images from my collage sheets for something super fast and fun.
    Rinda

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  22. I insta-love your insta-flair.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  23. All of your projects are fantastic!! I'm totally in love with the flair! Right now I'm loving the Document Flair sets!!!

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  24. They are lovely. Quite like the cameras on the camping 1. Will have to check out properly and I promised myself I wasn't buying any more stash :0)

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  25. Oh, this is some serious enabling. I've had a few flair buttons in some recent kits, and I'm getting hooked on them!

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  26. OH MY Sian, what are you doing to us lol!! these are gorgeous, i had noticed them popping up on your layouts x

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  27. There are some great flairs in the shop....thanks for guiding us to it..although I am not sure my bank balance will be happy lol

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  28. Hi Sian, just popped in to say hello today - please don't include me in the drawing. As cute and delightful as these buttons are, they wouldn't get used ... well, I would just stare at them and get scared of figuring out how to adhere them to something!

    Can I just say, along the lines of recent Thursday Thinking posts, having to become a follower and the like is a major turn off for give aways as far as I am concerned .... just a thought as I type away here this morning!

    Byexx

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  29. Oh, how gorgeous are these?! What a generous giveaway :) I love the icons!! And the 'document' sets!! And the phrases!! And the 'story' ones!! And the dream ones!! And the ones with bikes!! And the moustaches!! And 'capture beauty'!! And....

    *breathe*

    OK, calmer now :) Your layouts and cards are stunning, great use of a fabby product! x

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  30. i checked out the button shop and it is pure eye candy! i especially love the halloween ones and the travel ones. so many to choose from....

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  31. My birthday is coming up and today (or should that now be yesterday?) my Mum was asking me what was on my wish-list ... I shrugged and said I'd better start thinking of things ... now I have several things to put on there!

    Would love to win some though, just in case Mum gets a better idea!

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  32. I adore Flair! Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  33. I love Flair Buttons. They are often my solution to the third element in an embellishment cluster (being much less talented than you in that department.) I don't think I've ever used one on a card. I think I'll remedy that situation tomorrow! Thanks for the inspiration and a chance to win.

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  34. Cameras, and clouds, and retro, oh my!
    Lovely flair, thx for the chance !

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  35. You certainly have a 'flair' for hunting down great embellishments! I hadn't realised how much I needed some of these before I looked on etsy and saw how fab they all are, how do you choose just one set?!

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  36. I love that shop, but am never brave enough to take the flair 'plunge'.

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  37. These are beautiful - and I love those monochrome cards: you are very inspiring! I'd love to be included. I struggle with card making but will be taking lessons from you. And am off to visit Flair for Buttons now.

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  38. I love the Bloom Flair buttons, so cute
    Karen S
    twannywun at hotmail dot com

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  39. Love the one you did with the stripes and bike :)

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  40. Wow - those button badges are so cool! I love how affordable they are! I have been trying to find my favourite (too hard), but I do love the tea set. Gorgeous!

    Janey
    @janeylambert (twitter)

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  41. OMG Sian! Why do you do this to me?!! You provide the most inspired links! I have added this Etsy shop to my faves & couldn't leave without ordering a pack...would have been about half a dozen packs, but for the nice people at Customs!! :( I know a few scrappy for whom I'll be Christmas shopping here! I love both of your cards featured on the blog, but especially the two B&W ones on yours. Please include me in your giveaway draw!! :D

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  42. Wow! those buttons are amazing! I think my favourite's are the stars flair in brights and sherbet. Will be ordering some when I get paid next week. Diolch Sian

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  43. so happy to see one more flair addict scrapper ;)
    your cards are super cute

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  44. Had a lovely browse around her shop and blog when you posted about flair before. I remember these from my youth... hmm that could be a STS - flair related too!

    I'll be saving my pennies for a bit of a splurge I'm sure.

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  45. Oh... I love buttons, Sian! Thank you for the link, I shall be revisiting for a longer browsing when I have time. I love the ones with cameras on, and the text. In fact I'd find the perfect use for all of them! Thank you and Flair for the change to win a set.

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  46. Wow - I'm comment #45. I think if I don't win your sweet giveaway I just might have to order some on my own. These are adorable buttons - and cute packaging too!

    Thanks, Sian! xo

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  47. These are adorable! I saw so many that I'd love to have that I know when I go upstairs I know I'll probably order some. I'll try and hold off though till after your draw.

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  48. So bummed I missed out on this great giveaway! I have been struggling to keep up with my reader this month but I am catching up on your posts today!!! :D

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  49. Love all of your cards, but the B/W are my favorites. Those Keep Calm buttons are fab! TFS.

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