Friday, November 5, 2010

guessing CONTEST!




alright cuties!
something extra special for you today.

i'm in love with the work of katy: from k is for calligraphy. she makes the loveliest, most charming calligraphic works { adorable envelope seals for all occasions, custom wedding calligraphy work, gift tags, monogram design and more!} i've seen her custom work first hand and it is amazing. really really magically amazing! 

and we've designed a superfun contest for you, with 2 fabulous prizes you're not gonna want to miss!



k is for calligraphy







now... you'll fondly remember fun fair guessing  games like:
*how many jellybeans in the jar?*
well... put those creative thinking-caps on, sweeties!


the prize: you can win katy's 
for a WHOLE YEAR!

that's right - it's delivered to YOU (or a friend!) each month of the year! so fun!

it's a prize valued at $84! WOW!

today you're guessing: 

how many envelope seals did 
katy make over 175 days? 



here's how to win:
  • The person who guesses closest to the number without going over wins! you must also do at least ONE (but the more the merrier!) of the qualifier entries to win, as well. {see below}
  • Only one guess per person.
  • If there is a tie (2 or more folks guess the same *closest* number, then the person who has accumulated the most *bonus* entries will WIN.  if there is still a tie after that, we will use random.org to choose the one final winner from those closest entries.   

QUALIFIER ENTRIES: {you must do at least one of these 3 things to qualify}
    a) Sign up for the *k is for calligraphy*  newsletter
    b) Follow *k is for calligraphy* on twitter
    c) Follow the *k is for calligraphy* blog.


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    MORE BONUS entries: 
    if you'd like to secure your winning spot in the case of a guessing tie, here are a few more fabulous ways you can add to your bonus guesses, too!

    1. visit the *k is for calligraphy* shop + come back and tell us your fave item.
    2. heart/fave the *k is for calligraphy* shop on etsy. 
    3. tweet about this giveaway { please be sure to use my twitter name in the tweet so i can find you: i'm @therikrakshop!} 
    4. blog about this giveaway
    5. do a facebook update about this giveaway
    6. follow/subcribe to  my rikrak studio blog!






    and yippidy-doo-da ... there's a 2nd FUN prize, too!
    katy is giving away all of those fun strips she cut the envelope seals from, as seen here, to a creative soul who will repurpose them!
    so... if you'd like to eligible for that prize,  
    just leave another comment/entry telling 
    us HOW you'd repurpose those sticker strips!  
    we'll use random.org to choose this secondary prize winner! 

    ................

    contest will END:  saturday, november 13th.
    open to contestants worldwide.
    please make sure your entry links to/includes a valid email address, 
    so i can contact the winner directly!

    so get those creative, good-guessing ideas flowing, sweeties!
    and let's guess guess guess to WIN!
    have a great weekend!
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    174 comments:

    1. Following K is for calligraphy on Twitter

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    2. My fav item from K is for Calligraphy shop is Rainbow Gingham Envelope Seals

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    3. i guess 3750
      heidijaneblankets at comcast dot net

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    4. i follow your blog
      heidijaneblankets at comcast dot net

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    5. I am guessing 5,500 stickers.


      Very cool envelope seals, thanks for bringing her shop to our attention:):)


      Ann Flowers
      flowerscrazyq@gmail.com

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    6. I follow your blog!


      Ann Flowers
      flowerscrazyq@gmail.com

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    7. My favorite item in her shop was the love hearts envelope stickers they are so cute!!!

      Ann Flowers
      flowerscrazyq@gmail.com

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    8. I would use the left over strips of the envelope sticker sheets as frames for pictures I think they would look cute around some close up face pictures. I also would cut them to be frames for putting around words or sayings I write on a note to someone.

      Ann Flowers
      flowerscrazyq@gmail.com

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    9. i signed up for the newsletter!

      super cute seals! i hope your not using a hand punch- or your fingers must hurt!!! i've been there...
      also my guess is...

      1750!!

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    10. Im thinking 1110
      thecuttingetch1 at yahoo dot com

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    11. Follow on twitter @thecuttingetch
      thecuttingetch1 at yahoo dot com

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    12. My fave item is the houndstooth seals :)
      thecuttingetch1 at yahoo dot com

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    13. Follow rikrak
      thecuttingetch1 at yahoo dot com

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    14. My favourite items are the rainbow gingham seals. Very cute!

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    15. I would like to guess 9,064 please.

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    16. Oh, and I am following the blog :)

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    17. 2800 perhaps???
      cal_rubies at yahoo dot es

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    18. I am going with 3120! I am following K on twitter. Thanks!

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    19. What a fun giveaway for an amazing prize!
      I'm going to guess 7500.

      debyeo at hotmail dot com

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    20. I follow k is for calligraphy on Twitter as dspdavey.

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    21. I love the Succulent Gift Tags (set of 6).

      debyeo at hotmail dot com

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    22. I have hearted k is for calligraphy on Etsy as dspdavey.

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    23. Oh, and I would repurpose those sticker strips as little mini frames by placing them on top of a new sheet of paper. That way, my girls and I could draw teeny pictures inside each "frame"!

      debyeo at hotmail dot com

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    24. my favorite is the red posies and my guess is 5,000.

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    25. whimsicals twitters K is for Calligraphy
      linda
      whimsicals

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    26. WHIMSICALS has hearted miss Katy shop

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    27. So much fun! I'm guessing 7650.

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    28. Following the *k is for calligraphy* blog.

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    29. My favorite is http://www.etsy.com/listing/58786457/succulent-gift-tags-set-of-6

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    30. I follow the rikrak blog too:)

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    31. Hmmm...I'd guess 2406.

      I follow on Twitter.

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    32. 3500 :)
      i am following on twitter!
      isollea at gmail.com

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    33. I follow @Kis4Calligraphy on Twitter (I'm @AmberGoo) and my guess is 5244 seals!
      Thank you for the giveaway :)
      hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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    34. This is a shot in the air---but... 4,200?

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    35. I'm following on twitter as mrsclutterbuck and my guess is 7850!

      marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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    36. I hearted on etsy (bokononist)

      marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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    37. The fields of fungi gift tags are my favorite

      marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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    38. i'm following your blog

      marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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    39. I LOVE K is for Calligraphy (can't wait 'til the SF Renegade Craft fair!) and follow her on twitter and subscribe to her blog :)

      My guess is 23,200 envelope seals.

      oohmybento[at]gmail[dot]com

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    40. My favorite item in the shop is the pack of Vintage Atlas Thank You Envelope Seals :)

      oohmybento [at]gmail[dot]com

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    41. I hearted K is for Calligraphy's shop on etsy.

      username: genkipanda

      oohmybento [at]gmail[dot]com

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    42. Hi! This one a smashing giveaway!

      I'm guessing she did 4121.

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    43. This is my favorite item from her shop!

      Love the print, love the font!

      http://www.etsy.com/listing/60329436/red-and-white-tablecloth-thank-you-seals

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    44. I hearted her shop on Etsy too!

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    45. I twitter follow K is for calligraphy as @missyfivestones

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    46. I follow the K is for calligraphy blog.

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    47. What a fun giveaway! My guess is 8283 :)

      kyonpichi @ gmail . com

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    48. Oops forgot I mention I'm following her on Twitter - skyejuicedesign

      Also hearted KisforCalligraphy on Etsy :)

      kyonpichi @ gmail . com

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    49. Love her envelope seals actually, they would be fun for scrapbooking as well :D I can't choose ONE favorite, but if I have to... I think I'll pick the rainbow gingham seals, so colorful and cute!

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    50. I'm a follower of your blog :)
      (Am I qualified for this extra entry? lol. Since I'm a loyal follower)

      kyonpichi @ gmail . com

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    51. Twitted, here it is!

      http://twitter.com/#!/skyejuicedesign/status/1195748439883776

      kyonpichi @ gmail . com

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    52. My guess is 5006 seals!
      I follow on Twitter.

      blancetcaramel@gmail.com

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    53. I'd use the frames for pictures and use them on a garland!

      blancetcaramel@gmail.com

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    54. My guess is 3223!
      Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

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    55. Following K is for Calligraphy on Twitter (@glasscastle)
      Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

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    56. Following K is 4 Calligraphy on GFC (oona)
      Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

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    57. I adore the Little Forest Ranger Ornament, so so adorable!
      Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

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    58. Hearted K is for Calligraphy on Etsy (oonamoon)
      Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

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    59. Follower of your blog with GFC (oona)
      Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

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    60. I think 3,325!! no matter what it looks like a lot!! xoxo

      kimberly.long at gmail dot com

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    61. I'm going to gues that she made 6,279.I'm going to get all my "bonus entries" in thios one comment-Lodgepole Pine Cone Lucky Tree Ornament Is my favorite from her site, which I <3 and also <3 her site.

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    62. I now follow her on flickr and I think she made 1600!

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    63. My favorite item in the shop is a toss up between the Lucky Shamrock stickers and the Air Mail seals!

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    64. I follor the K is for Calligraphy blog!

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    65. Gosh, lot of things i adore, but this one is the faviest http://www.etsy.com/listing/59412739/love-hearts-handmade-paper-stickers

      Contact me dear :)
      liz_crowny(at)yahoo(dot)com
      pintaliztiirene.blogspot.com

      Much Thankies for the chance dear
      <3 Liz

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    66. So excited with the giveaway. I would like to participate in it.
      Anw i am totally follower through Google Friend Connect name liz.

      Contact me dear <3
      liz_crowny(at)yahoo(dot)com
      pintaliztiirene.blogspot.com

      Good luck everyone :)

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    67. I twit here http://twitter.com/#!/dokidokico/status/1950156719132673

      Contact me here :)
      liz_crowny(at)yahoo(dot)com
      pintaliztiirene.blogspot.com

      thankies for helding this sweet giveaway and have a perfect day :)

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    68. my guess is 4762.


      boswife @ gmail . com

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    69. I would repurpose the stickers edges by cutting them into squares and decoupaging them onto ball christmas ornaments.


      boswife @ gmail . com

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    70. im guessing (this is fun) ermmm 6279 :)

      i follow on twitter also

      zoe
      blessedbeeapothecary[a]hotmail.co.uk

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    71. I follow k is for calligraphy on twitter @soalaurable. Should have put that in my first comment!

      I'm loving the Holiday Cheer Envelope Seals! Everything in the shop is beautiful.

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    72. In lurve with the inkpress holiday gift tags!

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    73. My guess for the number of seals is 4,001!

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    74. one more -- here's my favorite item from her shop. These are so gorgeous on packages at Christmastime! http://www.etsy.com/listing/60868663/winter-cheer-inkpress-holiday-gift-tags

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    75. And finally...I've favorited her shop on etsy :)

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    76. I think she made 7,875
      xo
      moonbeamwishes@gmail.com

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    77. I follow K is for calligraphy on twitter
      xo
      moonbeamwishes@gmail.com

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    78. My favorite item from her delightful shop is the ten book lover table numbers
      xo
      moonbeamwishes@gmail.com

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    79. I hearted her shoppe
      xo
      moonbeamwishes@gmail.com

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    80. I follow your blog
      xo
      moonbeamwishes@gmail.com

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    81. I follow the k is for calligraphy's blog.
      xo
      moonbeamwishes@gmail.com

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    82. I sat 4,350!

      MelissaLN@verizon.net

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    83. I follow on twitter (JanuaryWish)

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    84. already heart her etsy shop (thisyearsgirl)

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    85. I guess 4,560 and I am now following her blog.

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    86. My guess is 9,800

      I already had her shop hearted, and subscribed to her newletter, and email list, and my favoite item is the map envelope seals

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    87. Signed up for your updates:)

      My guess is 8799!

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    88. I've hearted Katy's lovely shop. :)

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    89. My fave item: the succulent gift tags. Beautiful!

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    90. 1500 and I follow you on twitter @knitwitshair
      theknitwitbyshair@hotmail.com

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    91. Completely Love Katy's Work! I hearted her shop, following on twitter, and following her blog.

      I'm guessing she made 5,250 envelope seals.

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    92. I Love Katy's Work! I'm guessing 5,250 envelope seals. Hearted, Followed on Twitter and Blog.

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    93. I Love Katy's Work! I'm guessing 5,250 envelope seals. Hearted, Followed on Twitter and Blog.

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    94. ALL DONE :)

      AND I LOVE THESE :)

      http://www.etsy.com/listing/61103448/red-and-white-tablecloth-thank-you-seals

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    95. I already follow your blog. :)

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    96. Im guessing 500!

      I follow k is for calligraphy's blog

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    97. Katy is already a fav shop of mine :-) Love her work!

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    98. I'm going to guess 21500 :)

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    99. Hello! What fun and fabulous seals!
      I subscribe to your email list and my guess is the number 15,901.
      Many thanks, Cindi
      jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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    100. I follow K is for Calligraphy on
      Twitter...
      Again, many thanks!
      Cindi
      cmh512
      jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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    101. I follow k is for calligraphy via
      Google Friend Connect.
      Thanks, Cindi
      jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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    102. One of my favorite items from her handmade goodies are the "Vintage
      Heart Seals!"
      Many thanks to you!
      Cindi
      jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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    103. I Hearted/Faved her Etsy Shop. I adore handmade paper items...
      Thanks, Cindi
      jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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    104. "Tweet!"
      http://twitter.com/cmh512/status/
      315685991832576.
      Merci, Cindi
      jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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    105. I also subscribe to your rikrak shop.
      Thanks bunches!
      Cindi
      jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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    106. "Facebook Post!"
      http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/cindi512/posts/129021153822870.
      Thanks so much...Cindi
      jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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    107. My group of friends and I get together on a monthly basis. We make cards and share ideas with one another! These lovely sticker strips would make wonder card, collage,etc.,
      for my friends and myself!
      Thanks, Cindi
      jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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    108. I am guessing 4000 and I follow her on twitter.

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    109. I follow k is for calligraphy blog

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    110. i signed up for the newsletter

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    111. i also heart k is for calligraphy shop!

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    112. i'll say 3001
      taraz9 at excite dot com

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    113. My guess is 4,444!
      Lilyhoot at gmail dot com

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    114. I follow K is for Calligraphy on twitter, username slowclublover.

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    115. I love the Gris Poupon thank you envelope seals!

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    116. My guess is 4200! tylerpants(at)gmail.com

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    117. Following the *k is for calligraphy* blog. tylerpants(at)gmail.com

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    118. Following the rikrak studio blog. tylerpants(at)gmail.com

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    119. I like the cute Juicy Fruit Magnet Set from her shop! tylerpants(at)gmail.com

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    120. I guess 4050!

      so.kitsch at gmail dot com

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    121. I follow her on Twitter! My username is my_wunderkammer.

      so.kitsch at gmail dot com

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    122. My favorite item is the "Autumn Romance - 20 decorative stickers".

      so.kitsch at gmail dot com

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    123. Hearted the shop, my username is magnolica.

      so.kitsch at gmail dot com

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    124. Tweeted: http://twitter.com/my_wunderkammer/status/3293514561486850

      so.kitsch at gmail dot com

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    125. Blogged: http://skittlefairy.diaryland.com/101113_93.html

      so.kitsch at gmail dot com

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    126. Posted on FB:
      http://www.facebook.com/wunderfraulein/posts/129082890483498

      so.kitsch at gmail dot com

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    127. I follow your blog! :)

      so.kitsch at gmail dot com

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    128. I'd repurpose the strips by lining my workplace desk with them! It'd be so colorful and fun. ^_^;

      so.kitsch at gmail dot com

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    129. My guess is 7112!

      I also follow the *k is for calligraphy* blog.

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    130. My favorite is the Love Hearts, Handmade Paper Stickers!

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    131. Finally got around to blog about the giveaway :)

      http://skyejuice.blogspot.com/2010/11/giveaways-of-november.html

      kyonpichi @ gmail . com

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    132. If I were to win those leftover strips, I would cut smaller 3-4mm width strips from them and use them for my paper crafts, sticking them together to create a mosaic art of sorts :D

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    133. What an awesome giveaway!
      I am putting a guess of 4362
      Thank you!
      Lisa
      SommersBreezeAntique on Etsy.

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    134. My favorite item in her shop is actually this month seal of the month club. I saw it on the front page today and went right to it!
      Love it.
      Lisa
      SommersBreezeAntique on Etsy

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    135. My guess is 3,042.

      Thanks!
      lesliedoll at hotmail dot com

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    136. I'm following on Twitter (as pixiepineblog)

      Thanks!
      lesliedoll at hotmail dot com

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    137. I'd repurpose the stickers to spiff up old frames.

      Thanks!
      lesliedoll at hotmail dot com

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    138. My guess is 6,525

      erin.cowan[at]clarke.edu
      blog follower & twitter follower

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    139. i'm following you on twitter! my guess is 1226 :)

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    140. i'm following you on twitter! my guess is 1226 :)

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    thanks so much for your comments, nicies!
    it's a joy to read what everyone writes here.
    thank you!