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Weekend Wrap-up Party — and Announced Design Giveaway {3 winners}!!


It’s “BLACK” FRIDAY — Welcome to the Party!!

Today’s giveaway is from one of my best buddies Lara from  Less Cake {More Frosting} — who has just launched her

new store — full of great design and great taste, just like her!!

Announced Design features amazingly modern

and amazingly fabulous printables, customized announcements, cards and more!

Just in time for Christmas is this crazy-cute seasonal printable:

And I love the Christmas Cheer printable — 

I got one last year and can’t wait to hang it up again!

And her customizable card designs are amazing!

Plus — if you don’t follow Lara at her blog — Less Cake {More Frosting} – you are missing out. I love her modern, clean style!!

 Lara from Announced Design is generously awarding

Three winners this week!!!

Each win one Customized Digital Card Design


One Customized Digital Design,

like Holiday Photo Cards, Announcements, Wedding Announcements, and more!

{Perfect right now — you can get an AWESOME Christmas Card Design to send out!!!}


Winners are:

#1 — Shannon from Fox Hollow Cottage

#2 — Karie from House of Bledsoe

#3 — Lorrie from Finding Secret Treasure

Here’s how YOU can win:

  • Check out Announced Design – what is your favorite design? Leave me a comment and let me know.
  • Share this giveaway — let me know how you shared it. one entry per shared; leave me a comment for each.
  • Link up YOUR Great Ideas — Each link = one entry.

A couple other things:

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  • Please link up the Wrap Up button– a text link is great if you would rather do that – Tatertots & Jello. So everyone can join in the fun!
  • Please comment on TWO posts above you and TWO posts below you — in addition to any others that you want to visit.{we all love comments!}

Have fun!!!

I’ll start going through the links tonight.

I can’t wait to see what YOU have been doing!


This post sponsored by Oh My Crafts:


  1. shared on twitter and facebook. Also, I would like the 24″ deluxe set in #11/22 :)

  2. Renea Pike says:

    I love the yes virginia bright hope print!

  3. Renea Pike says:

    I like Announced Design on fb

  4. I like the Chocolate Christmas card!

  5. Commented on Less Cake More Frosting :)

  6. Wow! I know where to come when I need some inspiration, what a party! Thanks for hosting!

  7. I commented on Less Cake, More Frosting (her post about the elf on a shelf), but I was unable to follow her blog. (It’s cute, btw.) Hopefully the follow button will be available soon!

  8. I liked Announced Desings on facebook!

  9. My favorite design is Everyday Christmas – Starry.

  10. I follow you on Twitter and I Tweeted your Giveaway here: https://twitter.com/#!/peasandluvfrmJO/status/140985512616931332

  11. I “like” Announced Design on FB and left a comment!

  12. My favorite design is “Yes Virginia” print, but I like them ALL!

  13. Kelly Thompson says:

    I ‘like’ Announced Design on fb.

  14. Kelly Thompson says:

    I love the new Announced Design site. My fave is ‘To You From Us’.

  15. I follow Lara at Less Cake {More Frosting}

  16. I like Announced Design on Facebook

  17. I love the be merry foggy Christmas Eve

  18. I wanted to let you know about a new site I started where you can list memes & linkies by category. It’s called Link Rink. Check it out: Link Rink

  19. I’ve already been following Less Cake {More Frosting}.

  20. I like Announced Design on Facebook.

  21. I love the Trim Up the Tree- Grinch print.

  22. I like the Holiday Cheer!

  23. Thanks so much for hosting!

  24. love the joy to the world card and the grinch printable-my husband loves the grinch-it is so perfect!

  25. I really like the Be Merry-Golden Frankencense print – nice!

  26. Oh my word – her designs are BEAUTIFUL! I just LOVE all of the printables, but especially the Be Merry in Foggy Christmas Eve!

  27. Jen,
    Thanks so much for hosting another amazing link party! I always love what you share on your site! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! xo, Reannah

  28. I follow Less Cake More Frosting via RSS.

  29. I like Announced Designs on fb.

  30. Great thngs at Announced design, just signed up to follow her blog and LOVE the “Yes Virginia” design!

  31. I like the Everyday Christmas-Holy Night.

  32. I linked up!

  33. Thanks for the giveaway! I like the Be Merry Design

  34. I like the Be Merry Golden Frankencense printable. Cute and awesome colors!

  35. I like Announced Design on facebook!

  36. Me like it – Trim Up the Tree-Grinch ;)

  37. I follow Less Cake More Frosting…she’s great!!

  38. I follow announced designs on FB. Such cute stuff!

  39. I love! The Grincg printable :)

  40. I already follow Less Cake more Frosting and have her cute button on my blog! XOXO!

  41. Oh I love them all—but especially the XoXo Smiley—those colors are my faves!

  42. Thanks so much for hosting! Love this Link-Up!

  43. I like the “Yes Virginia Vintage” sign. So cute!

  44. i love the Be Merry-Foggy Christmas Eve card!

  45. Thanks for hosting! Always such good inspiration for the to-do files :) -Jill

  46. I follow Less Cake More Frosting!

  47. I like Announced Design on FB!

  48. I love the Be Merry-Cranberries print!!

  49. I like Announced Design on Facebook…

  50. Love the Announced Design Golden Be Merry Frankencense card.

  51. I like Announced Design on facebook

  52. I like the Christmas Cheer- Fruit Spray card.

  53. shared this bad boy on facebook ;)

  54. I like Announced Design on facebook, added them to our page’s favorites

  55. Following Lara and left her some love <3

  56. I love the Fresh Start announcement card!

  57. Thanks so much for the giveaway and party! Love Lara and her printables!!! I have Christmas cards done, but am going to need baby announcements come January. This would be perfect!!

    Have a great weekend :)

  58. Wow! Such exciting give aways!!! Thanks so much. Off to check out Less Cake More Frosting and Announced Design.

  59. LOVE those printables!!

  60. I like Announced Design on FB!!!

  61. I follow Lara’s lovely blog- one of my favs!

  62. I like Be Merry in cranberry !

  63. The vintage red/cream Santa is my favourite

  64. linked up felt hair bows!

  65. linked up my mason jars with vintage lace/doilies!

  66. i follow less cake more frosting’s blog!

  67. i really like the decorated season card!

  68. Thanks for the party and the giveaway, Jen!
    I linked up a Goodwill dresser turned coral craft beauty queen craft dresser–#180.

    Hope your Thanksgiving was fab!

    Abbie (Five days…5 ways)

  69. I like yes, Virginia is my favorite one

  70. i like announced design on facebook!

  71. oh man hands down the purple christmas cheer sign is my favorite! i say that all the time!

  72. I love the Trim Up the Tree printable in Grinch! Too cute! :)

  73. I follow Less Cake More Frosting on FB

  74. I love the Christmas Cheer and the Live Beautiful Printables. Good luck on the new store.

  75. i tweeted.

  76. I already like Announced Design on facebook.

  77. I shared the giveaway on Facebook!

  78. My fav design at Announced Design is the vintage red/cream santa w/the “Yes Virginia” script.

  79. I commented on a post at Less Cake More Frosting.

  80. I liked Announced Designs on Facebook!

  81. I’m loving all the printables. I think my favorite is the “Yes Virginia.”


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