Monday, 25 October 2010

"A few of my favourite things" Celebration Candy

This post will remain at the top until Monday the 25th of October, please scroll further down to catch up on all the latest news from Samuel Taylors.

Hello Everyone, it's Katy here from the Embsay branch of Samuel Taylors. I'm very excited to share with you our very first candy giveaway in celebration of Samuel Taylors new blog. It's named "A few of my favourite things" because that's just what it is! I did enjoy putting this together for one lucky winner, hope you like it?
Click on the photo to have a closer peek!

It consists of the following......
8x lovely 12x12 Echo Park 'Everybody loves Christmas' papers
1x sweet 6x6 Jack and Jill Prima paper pack
1x adorable Mistletoe and Mice stamp by Stampavie
2x Card candy by Craftworkcards
1x In bloom embossing folder... new in our Embsay store this week!
2x assorted bags of punched shapes
A metre of yummy pom pom ribbon
1x cute Swinging Emmylou stamp by Kraftin' Kimmie
A pack of doilies

So what do you have to do to be in with a chance of winning this?
1. We would love you to leave us a comment here telling us a few of your favourite crafty things right now.
2. Please become a follower of our new blog here
3. Please share a photo and details of our candy on your blog and pop a link on your sidebar.
4. If you dont have a blog please leave your name and a way of contacting you... maybe join us on Facebook and share the news about our candy...

Here is a little inspiration for you...

and more...

This candy will be open till Monday 25th of October, to UK residents. Good luck everyone!


  1. Woooh someone will be very lucky indeed. This is a gorgeous candy. Some of my favourite things at the moment would have to be my bug, Martha Stewart Punches and my Promarkers. Good luck everyone. Debs xx

  2. Woooh fabby candy, thanks for giving us the chance of winning it.

    My favourite things at the moment are Penny Blacks, Basic Grey, Bo Bunny, My Minds Eye and Martha Stewart, Luv Sam x

  3. what a great blog candy. will be keeping my fingers crossed for that!!

    my faves at the moment are my copic sketch markers, my beautiful Basic Grey papers and it would appear my Gorjuss Girls stamps. they are the most used in the past couple of months it seems!!

  4. dont know how to make a blog and put you on a link yet aint worked it out yet but i do love angel things and anything xmassy but me im not to fussy i like all things lol hope someone nice wins it love fairysue

  5. My favourite things at the mo are my TH distress inks and papers but I love Tilda too.

    Thanks for the candy chance x

  6. Fab candy - thanks so much for the chance to win it :)

    My favorite craft things at the moment are any that I've not got - I NEED them!

    I've added a pic and a link in the Candy Jar on My Blog.

    Carol x

  7. sorry about the mistake previously *blush* lolol
    I have become a follower 8oD
    I have also added your fabulous candy to my blog with a connecting link 8oD
    I love my Cuttlebug (new to cutting & embossing & not many dies lol) & I love my stamps... dont have a great deal as am fairly new to that too hehehe but Magnolia Tilda's are my all time fave & I love any bright coloured papers/card too 8oD Good luck to everyone... lotsa love n huuuuuuuuuge hugz Angie xXx

  8. My favourite things at the moment are my copics, distress inks and something I don't have yet - LOTV stamps! Sorry, don't have a blog so can't link, but I've become a follower. Sandra (DecOCards on DC)

  9. My favourite things at the moment have to be my cuttlebug, promarkers and the LOTV stamps which I have yet to buy.....Sorry can't acess my blog so can't put a link...Lors(Docrafts-Lors1)

  10. At the moment i am having fun with Molly Bloom stampsand my copics,i am now a follower and will put you on my blog happily, georginax

  11. Hi! Congratulations on the new blog! What a yummy, scrummy candy bundle... I'm following and have posted a link on my blog! Thanks for the chance to win this lovely stash! Favourite things... urm anything crafty really but probably my Promarkers and ribbons... I love ribbons! Hugs Shelly ;)

  12. I have just become a follower after getting a little card in my order. A few of my favourite things at the moment are Copics, Martha Stewart Punch,Chalks, Glitter and Helz Cuppleditch stamps ... these are fab!


  13. Where do i start???lol
    At the moment i'm loving my promarker's,MS punches,OA paper's the list goes on ;)
    thanks for the chance to win this fab candy
    hugs amanda xx

  14. Oh wow, thank you for the chance to win such beautiful candy! I have so many faves, I am loving making Christmas cards and gifts at the moment and am totally in love with the Jovial paper range by Basic Grey. I always love using my Promarkers and my Bigshot and use both for nearly everything I make. Thanks again for the chance to win xxx

  15. What lovely candy, thanks for the chance to win.
    At the moment my favourite craft thing has to be my new helix craft room. I love the paper pricking and am making lots of bits at the moment

  16. I'm posting this on behalf of Beryl(Littlebee)from the Docrafts forum ......

    Don't have a blog but happy customer, who follows others blogs! My favourite things at the moment are my Woodware cutter( far better than the other 5 that I possess!), my Bind it all and gradually learning more about my Cricut expression. Thanks for the chance to win this fab prize' Beryl. littlebee.xx

  17. Wow what fab candy good choices Katy!!!

    I have so may favourite things, at the moment it would be particulalry my Cricut Expression which is relatively new, Kraft card, Pro markers and all things christmas, I am trying to make at least one christmas card each day for a while as I am so behind!
    Thanks for the chance to win, I am now following and about to link to my blog.

    Lynsey xx

  18. oh wow this candy is amazing i love all the stuff up for grabs.My fave things at the moment are any stamps(especially cute ones),Embossing folders,Dies such as nesties and other brands I am not fussy as i need them all lol thankyou for the chance of winning this fab prize I have put a piccy in my side bar and are now following you xx

  19. Love the candy Katy and so loved doing the class with you. My fav things must be my fiskars paper trimmer and my distress inks xx Out new now - well I adore that cute stamp in your candy :0) Added links and pics to my sidebar on my Christmas blog which you can find here

  20. Hi Katy already a follower, often visit the shop at Brighouse, my fave things at the moment are,my bug, copics,MS punches,and flowers,love the 2 stamps in the candy. Have put your candy on my blog,and thanks for the chance to win

  21. Hi Katy, already left a comment but just wanted to say it was lovely to meet you. Wish I lived nearer the shop is fabulous, everything I love. Sarah x

  22. My fave things at the moment are my stamps, bo bunny papers and my minds eye papers and of course any sort of ribbon. Have added you to my side bar

  23. mmmmmmm....what yummy candy you are giving away!
    My fav things at the moment are my Stamps, Promarkers, Nesties & my punches to make my flowers...oh and my papers......ooohhhh i just love all my craft goodies lol
    Added your blog candy to my side bar!
    hugs and xxx

  24. Hi x my favourite things at the moment is stickles, sakura clear glitter pen, martha stewart punches, Tim Holtz and delicious papers. I have popped your candy on my sidebar x good luck with your new blog x Leigh x

  25. Wow, I managed to do a link to my blog. Thanks Katy for the help. I tried the Pearl Pen - Light Blue, it is delicious as you said it would be, I am going to buy that lovely red when it comes back in stock. I still love everything Cricut and look forward to my scrapbooking class at Embsay.

  26. Hiyer Katy good to see you about hun, what a fantastic candy this is and thank you for the chance of winning.

    My favourites at the mo my copics star dust stickles yummy papers and cute stamps.

    take care luv gina xx

  27. what yummy candy you are giving away!!!!
    my favourites crafty items are kaisercraft papers

  28. Hiya, wow what fantastic Candy! Thanks for the chance to win! My favourite crafty things at the moment have to be my new Distress Inks, I cant stop playing around with them! Have put your link in my sidebar :) Gemma x http://handmadebygem.blogspot.com

  29. So glad to see you with your blog & fb page up and running... I've posted on my blog and will put it on my fb page soon as I finish this... wonderful candy you have up for grabs and I must say my new must have buys are Magnolia stamps as I'm just starting to build my collection and I've taken rather a liking to Marianne dies... they are always much nicer once cut than what they look in the packs. Looking forward to keeping up to date with the going ons in the shops now.

    Hugs 'n' kisses
    Lorraine xxx

  30. Hi what fab cady you are offering, I have posted on my blog and sidebar my favourites at the moment are Magnolia stamps and my promarkers also Martha Stewart Punches

  31. Thanks for the chance of some blog candy. My favourite things at mo is Martha Stewart punches, Hero Arts Christmas Stamps and metal embellishments.

  32. my favourite things are new papers, and pearls. not to mention flowers and punches -- especially border punches. :) thanks for the chance at your candy. :)

  33. Super candy!!Thanks so much for the chance..I became a follower and linked u up on my sidebar..My favorite craft thing would have to be my bug..Love it !!! Hugs Regena

  34. My favourite things...paper of all kinds, a fine-tip black marker, set of Copic pens, and anything to do with bunnies, or Christmas.
    I'm a new follower!
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

  35. My favourite things...paper of all kinds and stamps...Thanks for a chance to win your yummy blog candy!
    sorry for my english spero di vincere un saluto dall'Italia bye bye rosa
    public slidebar on http://blogcandymania.blogspot.com/
    Hugs, rosa
    i am new follower
    blog creative: http://kreattiva.blogspot.com/

  36. sono seguace italiana....la cosa che mi piace di piu in questo momento sono le carte e le farfalle di carta....grazie x questo candy

  37. Probably my favourite thing at the moment are my cosmic shimmer watercolours. I love painting.

    Thanks for the chance to win.

  38. Hi Samuel Taylors congratulations on your new blog! My faves at the moment are copics, cricut, martha stewart punches, spellbinders nestabilities, echo park papers,prima flowers, card candy, penny black,clarity, Stampavie + hero art stamps,melting pot + cuttlebug embossing folders. Thank you for the opportunity to win some fab blog candy. Bev S xx

  39. my favourite crafty stuff has always been stamps and I love colouring them in with my copics. I have recently discovered stickles and I love them too! Glitter and bling are magical additions to any project.

  40. Thanks for the candy! I love working with bands and Brads.

  41. Just added the candy to my blog and become a follower, and some of my favourite things at the moment are my copic pens, love them, and nestabilities, just gorgeous creations to be had with these. Thanks for this great opportunity - www.sillybirds.blogspot.com

    Alexandra :)

  42. Hello!! My fave crafty things are papers, ribbons, stamps))
    Very nice candy!!! I linked it on sidebar
    I am a follower for a while now. I am the 50th one here)) Thanks for the chance to win!
    Hugs. Larisa.

  43. Hi there, thanks so much for sharing this wonderful candy.

    My favourite craft products at the moment are, Martha Stewart snowflake punches, Bo Bunny Christmas papers and I recently brought some new LOTV stamps, they are gorgeous!

    Am off to spread the word, thanks again, Heidi xx

  44. Fabulous selection!! My fave products at the moment are Webster's Pages, promarkers and stamps, any stamps!! Juliexx

  45. Great candy.. thanks for the chance to win! I am now a follower and i posted a link & pic in my sidebar on my blog you can view it HERE!. And my current few fav things to use are my ATG gun, glitter and 3D paints. Thanks for the chance to win!!!

  46. Hola!! Si puedo me encantaria participar en tu blog candy!! Es la primera vez que visito tu blog y me encantan las cosas que haces asi que ya me he hecho seguidora tuya :D
    Mis cosas favoritas en estos momentos son mi coleccion de papeles, cintas y botones :)
    He publicado tu sorteo en la barra derecha de mi blog.
    Besos desde España


  47. Hello stranger : ) my favourite things at the moment are ...Glossy accents cant make a card without putting that stuff on,LOV stamps, ribbons, paper , card candy - and thats just a few ! Hope you are well xx due a visit to the shop soon, let us know when u r working text me.

  48. Hi Samuel!
    Awesome candy in my Birthday :)
    !Thanks for the chance to win this beauty!I would like to be the lucky winner. My fav things is stamps - I'm big stampoholic :)
    Thanks! Linked candy on my sidebar and I'm your follower.

  49. Hi! Congratulations on the new blog! What a great candy bundle... I'm following but dont have a blog, but am following you on FB too! Thanks for the chance to win this lovely stash! Favourite things... all things crafty really but using lots of ribbons and buttons at mo as well as punches - scallop hearts, scallop squares



  50. Thanks for a chance at your candy!
    I've put a link to it in my sidebar.
    My favourites are rich brown papers and pearls.

  51. Thanks for the chance to win those - they look yummy!

    My favourite things at the moment are my punches and I am experimenting with different ways of using them to make the most use out of them!

  52. Thanks for this opportunity to win!

    I love my stickles at the moment, great stuff on Christmas cards!

  53. Just getting into cute stamped images, coloured with promarkers, distressed finished, and luuuuuuuuuuuuurve card candy - pick me!
    Thanks, all linked up on my blog and sidebar so lots of people can find you (even though I want to be the one to win...!)
    L x

  54. hello! what a lovely blog, and a yummy candy!
    the things I enjoy doing lately is sewing :) I love it!
    I blogged about your candy: http://www.tapuz.co.il/blog/userBlog.asp?FolderName=maychu
    and I'm a follower too!

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  56. Fabulous candy thanks for the chance to win all these lovely goodies. , I have added your candy to my sidebar with a link back to you

  57. My fave items of the moment are the fabulous Tim Holtz distress inks and stamps of any kind, and of course you have to have promarkers to colour your stamps, lol ..this is fabulous candy, thanks for the chance to win...hugs Kath..

  58. What an incredible blog candy! I'm stunned. I really enjoy using buttons and ribbons right now. Can't seem to leave them alone at the moment. I've become a follower and linked here from my sidebar in my blog http://aquilegia.blogg.se.
    Hope I get lucky and thank you for giving us the chance!

  59. http://larisamakeeva.blogspot.com/
    Рада нашему знакомству!

  60. Looks like a great comp!

    I've added a post about it to my blog [http://notjustoncenotjusttwice.blogspot.com/2010/10/samuel-taylor-comp.html]

    I've been really enjoying using some fab colourful paper in by crafts lately.

    Fingers crossed!

  61. This is a wonderful candy! Thanks for the chance! I really want to win! I hope to get lucky! I am your follower! Link posted on the sidebar! http://fantasy-of-sequins.blogspot.com/

  62. fabulous candy, thanks for chance to win, my fave crafty bits at the moment are LOTV and craftwork card candy...hugs kath..