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.

Please respect my copyright and that the original ©photographs and ©text published on this blog remain the property of ©Maddabling (Samara). Please do not reproduce, crop or alter my original photographs.

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

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Monday, February 27, 2012

*** GIVEAWAY CLOSED ****Maddabling Blog Giveaway !

As promised dear readers and facebook likers, now that the goal of 700 likers on facebook has been reached, a giveaway is being held !The giveaway prize is this gorgeous necklace, made with love by Maddabling.......

AND the giveaway is open to anyone, anywhere and all you have to do is this :
1. Be a fan on Facebook and let me know in a comment here that you are AND
2. in the same comment, tell me about one thing that you love ....... it can be a person, pet,colour, music/band, sport, artists, a style of clothing - whatever you want really !

Now for some giveaway fine print details. Entries will close at 7pm West Australian time on Sunday 4th March 2012.Once entries close, the number of entries will be tallied and a winner drawn using random.org. The winner will be announced on the Maddabling Blog by 8pm West Australian Time on Sunday 4th March 2012. A link to the blogpost will be placed on the Maddabling Facebook page and the winner MUST contact Maddabling - either on Facebook or the Maddabling Blog by 8pm Monday 5th March 2012 to claim their prize.

As I am promoting this on the Maddabling Facebook Page, the Facebook Promotion Guidelines state that I must make the following disclaimers :

1. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to Maddabling and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for this giveaway.
2. In the promotion's rules :
*A complete release of Facebook by each entrant or participant.
*Acknowledgement that the promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

Wishing each one of you the best of luck for the giveaway - let the giveaway begin !


  1. This is such a fun bracelet! I am one of your FB fans and I love seeing all your happy posts. :)

    And one thing I really love - chandeliers...sooo classy!

  2. I'm a fan too :)
    I love my littles..... Stephanie, Abigail, Kristian, Dora.... and my big.. Jade ;)

  3. Thanks girls - love hearing about what you love ! The necklace is gorgeous - I am having a hard time parting with it but know it will go to the perfect forever home <3

  4. Sorry the first comment I left was plagued by typos...so take 2

    Totally speaks to my heart...I love a secret garden....Thnx for hosting the give-away chicka....Congrates on the 700 *hugs*


  5. I'm a fb fan :)

    I love peridots and diamonds, chocolate and raspberries and a clean house but not the housework :)

  6. I'm a facebook fan and I love Stop Motion animation

  7. I'm a facebook fan and I LOVE my baby fur-child Jasper <3 and although you said one thing, I need to add that I also dearly love my Manning Harry & my family, with whom which I would not be making this comment :)

  8. I have been a facebook fan for ages!! as you know...

    my fave thing ... hmmm... rainy days and cozy family watching tv and the rain together :-) xx

  9. Me too, been a fan for quite sometime I mean. Hmm one of my favourite things [so many to choose from] ... I guess the greatest pleasure/love is knwoing that I have made someone else smile :)

  10. I'm also a FB follower :)
    I love many things but right now it's watching my girls sleep, so peaceful & so innocent - pure bliss.

  11. Of course I am a FB fan xo

    What I love. So many things but ,I love when I get a new idea .

    Congrats on making your FB 700

  12. You know I'm a fan! I love your creative genius and that you are constantly putting it to good use! I also love that you encourage others in their creative pursuits too!

  13. I'm a facebook fan...favorite thing...time with those I love followed by alone time with good book read on comfy bed! It's the little things isn't it!

  14. Facebook fan as Szabina Luzics
    I love rainbow, flowers, cookies and sweets'n'chocolates :P

  15. I am of course a FAN.... I LOVE an endless list of things but to be boring and unoriginal my darling husband and precious children get top mention because not only do they Love ME (weird) but they have taught me what love really is...

  16. for Starry who has been unable to leave a comment due to technical problems :

    I am a facebook fan and I'm going to have to say that I love my cat, even though he is hard work, pet therapy is the best!