Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Quickly:

Maybe I wasn't clear...

My blog candy giveaway is a gorgeous new Scor-Pal mat!!! (valued at $15.00, shown here, but minus the Scor-Pal and scoring tool, those are not inclued in the giveaway, just to show how it works with the mat). I usually have over 200 people leaving comments vying for the blog candy, (and if there aren't as many now because you prefer getting my stamps for free, I'm really flattered!!) but I haven't had as many this time so I just wanted to be sure you all knew what exactly the mat is and why you want it/ need it, even if you don't have the Scor-Pal!


The pic below was my set up before (please excuse the mess, I had to push everything back to take this pic, I cannot expose you to the horrors that are beyond the boundaries of this photo!!) , when you have a Scor-Pal and a mat (SU!) to stamp on a protect your surface, you need a really long table (plus adding your cutter, etc) Some people even have a separate table to put their Scor-Pal on. The two pushed up to each other are almost 3 feet long.
Now that I have a Scor-mat, I can multitask in this smaller area, only 13 inches wide! The mat which is still large enough to go under a 12x12 page, fits right into the Scor-Pal tray. I can cut on it with ym hobby blade(it's self-healing, protects your desk), do my stamping on top of it (smooth surface, wipe it clean), etc, and when I need to score something I just lift it off or slide it down. So neat and compact (and more portable, fits in the Scor-pal tote, and easier to store than the longer mats. I also like the diagonal guides (and the color, hee!)
Just a reminder to leave a comment on the post below if you would like to enter the drawing, ending Thursday!! (AND, if you haven't entered because you already have the whole Scor-pal shebang(or still don't think you need the mat), I'll give the winner their choice of the mat OR Jumping for Joy! How's that, free stamps, anyone? :) (and if you have both of these already, I bet you know someone who would be your best friend if you gave your prize to them! ;)

Please check back later for a card, I think blogger is about to go down for scheduled maintenance!

PS FYI If you win, the mat you will receive is brand new, in the packaging, the one in the pics is of my beloved mat, Diana gave me two! :)

95 comments:

  1. Holy cats, this is so exciting to a person always looking for ways to save space. Thanks for the chance to win. If I am not lucky (like usual) I will be purchasing this!

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  2. everyone should come running for this one glad to see your space is like mine, messy

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  3. thanks for sharing, I love the concept. do not own a scor-pal yet but plan on purchasing it. Love your t-shirt designs. You are so creative!

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  4. Wowzers girlie...love the mat ! Love all the lines on it! Fantastic! Some day I hope to have a Scor-pal too but the mat would be wonderful !

    Thanks for the chance!

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  5. I am so glad you showed this! I've been wondering what made this mat so special! :) Now you REALLY need to pick me! LOL

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  6. Wow.. thanks for showing this.. I didn't know what it was, now I do ~ thanks to you!

    thanks again, Pam

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  7. that looks awesome! but i still need the scor-pal! LOL

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  8. Wow, thanks for the chance to win!! I have a scor-pal and could put the mat to good use:)

    Tammy M

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  9. WOW, that is great. I haven't seen it before, would love to win and give it a try. Anything to save space!!!

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  10. I have the Scor Pal and love it and the mat would be a great addition to my tools for making cuts. I would love to win this. I will purchase it if I don't win anyhow.

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  11. You are so generous!!!! Thanks for the chance to win. I have the small Scor-Pal----- if I win I can justify getting the bigger one! :-)

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  12. Ooooh, love this mat! I don't have the Scor Pal--YET--but it's on my wish list. Thanks so much for the great give-away! I'd love,love to have this.

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  13. I have a score-pal and love it. The score mat looks great! Thanks for sharing the information and the chance to win one.

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  14. What a great person you are, giving away an awesome mat.
    I do not have a scor-pal yet, but hopefully will soon---maybe a birthday present.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    Linda Peterson

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  15. I have a small space so this mat would be awesome! Thanks for the great idea.

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  16. So lusting over the mat AND the Scor-pal! Look like definite time-savers and space-savers!

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  17. If no ones wants this awesome candy, you can just send it to me. LOL

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  18. Oh man, I have a scor-pal (love it) and I did not know there was a mat that worked with it. Having the mat would be a dream come true. I chuckled at your comments about the messy space. You are not alone. Love your t-shirt designs. On my wish list to purchase. Thanks for a chance to win.
    Susan N. (not Curtis)

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  19. Please enter me in your drawing for the Scor- Pal mat. It looks awesome. I have the Scor-Pal and absolutely love it. Great quality and very easy to use.I'm sure that the mat is just as wonderful.

    Thank you for the opportunity to win the nat. I love the color too. :)

    Mary

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  20. Melanie, just look at that mat! And look at all the tshirt stamping ideas on your previous post!! YOU DESERVE AN AWARD!! There's one for you on my blog!

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  21. This is so funny. I was talking with two of my friends about getting some sort of 'working space mat' as I liked the one I saw at Archivers, which is the same concept at SU ... only I didn't know the ScorPal had one of their own and to fit on TOP of their existing ScorPal - wow!!! I would LOVE to have this as it would maximize my space area. I have a space area for quilting and would love to have this so I don't have to constantly move things around. Like many of you, I prefer to leave things as it is. This is probably one of the best space savers and great idea! Thank you for an opportunity to win a blog candy - something I will need to buy.

    Brenda

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  22. With my teeny tiny scrap area, this mat would be perfect. I am all about things that save space. Thanks for offering this!

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  23. I love the idea that Scor Pal has come out with. You can tell that the creater is also a crafter and knows what we all need.
    Thanks for the chance at this great product!

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  24. WOWSER Melanie!!! I talked to Diana Crick and she told me about this mat. I haven't ordered one yet, so hopefully I will be lucky enough to win this from you. . .oh please, please, please. Thank you for the opportunity.

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  25. That is a pretty cool little toy and how can I argue with a free toy. Thank you very much for the opportunity. I am new to your blog and really loving all the ways to use your different stamps. My husband thinks of himself a t shirt deigner, so I had to get him that set as a gag gift just to see what he does with it. Hopefully not muchj because I want it!

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  26. I read your blog everyday and have no idea how I missed seeing this blog candy. Yes, I'd love a chance of winning the mat. I have the scor-pal, but not the mat. I'm not quite sure what the mat is for or how to use it though. Maybe I missed that blog entry too. LOL!

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  27. hi MelMel
    thanks for the opportunity to win. not sure if this is the right spot to post. hope so

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  28. I would love a chance to win the mat! Thanks!

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  29. I love my scor-pal and would love to win this mat. Thanks for the opportunity. You have a great blog!

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  30. I was up really late with my 10 mo. old and kept trying to post a comment before there was even 5 posts but it didn't work =( I love your blog and those cute lil' stamps! Keep up the good work as your projects are big WOW factors to me. I don't own a scor pal yet but definately want to have one soon so if I get LUCKY and win then it will be my deciding factor!

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  31. Awesome give away. I have a scor pal and I love it, but no scor-mat yet. I love that it is self healing. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  32. Wendy (songbirdwc)August 5, 2008 at 9:37 PM

    wow, I love this mat! Of course, I love your tee shirt ideas and cards better :-) but this is a WAY COOL tool to go with my Scor-Pal! I'd LOVE it!

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  33. Now I am going to have to have one of those! Thanks for sharing with us this great product!

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  34. I love the idea of the mat. I currently have my ScorPal off my desk and less accessible.
    Thanks for the offer!
    Hugs,
    Colleen

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  35. Thanks for the opportunity to win some blog candy! I'm glad to hear that I'm not the only one with a messy work space!

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  36. Wowza.....what a nice giveaway!!! Hope I win.

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  37. Love the mat - what a great idea!

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  38. You have such a fun blog! Thanks for the opportunity to win the mat. Judy

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  39. I have a scor-pal, so any accessories would be great..this looks like a great way to keep my space a little neater and usable.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  40. Okay, you totally twisted my arm. LMBO . . . I don't have a Scor-Pal, and although this does look like a handy item to have -- I would really LOVE your Jumping for Joy stamp set instead. ;) Hoping SOOOO much that I win. Kel

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  41. This sounds like a neat item to have. I have the Scor-Pal, but not the mat. Thanks for a chance.
    JoAnn B. scrappingnana4@yahoo.com

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  42. Great blog candy. I didn't even know that they made a mat for score pal. I would love to win. Thanks for sharing. Mary

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  43. Melanie, this is too cool! I'm always looking for ways to save on space. Thanks for the chance to win! Ramona Padget

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  44. I see so many tutorials on blogs with a Scor Pal that I know I really must save up for one and also the mat sounds great also.

    I also want to say thank you for sharing your work so freely on the blog it is certainly great to be able to see all the new tutorials etc
    Kindest regards
    Dell

    kendellm1@optusnet.com.au

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  45. Oh my gosh! I was given the opportunity to use one for a make and take at the Buffalo Creating Keepsakes Convention. They had them there for sale, but it was the end and I was about out of money...needed money for gas to get home! Now I want both the Scor-Pal and the mat! More items to put on my gotta have list! Thanks for giving the chance to win one!

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  46. Now I already KNEW I needed the mat! I know I sure ADORE my Scor-Pal!! And thank you sooooo much for posting a pic of your stampin' space.........makes me feel less guilty and more creative that mine looks just like it!!!! ;)

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  47. Wow, I think that Mat looks like a great idea. I want it! Thanks for a chance to win.

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  48. I have NO space and this mat would be a TREASURE. I have the Scor-Pal and this mat would be WONDERFUL. So, please pick me....please oh please!!!

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  49. I have a mini scor-it and would LOVE this mat!!

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  50. This is a great prize. I am planning to order my Scor-Pal at the end of this month. I can hardly wait! Thanks for all you do for your loyal readers.

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  51. This is so kind of you. I am new to this scrap blogging world, but am enjoying seeing all the creative souls out there. I've added yours to mine because I find you so inspiring.

    Thank you!!

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  52. Wow I would love a score-pal mat! how exciting! Thanks for sharing, ah, another item has just been added to my wish list

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  53. Wow what generousity :)
    I am from Australia - and I dont think I have seen them here??
    Have a great day!!

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  54. Hi I have never seen one of these It is a great idea Please enter me for the giveaway

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  55. wow wow wow! love that colour! great giveaway:)

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  56. This is a great giveaway. I love the way you posted its use. Count me in for the win! Thanks for the chance.

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  57. What a great blog candy. Are you sure you don't want to let go of the Scor-Pal :o)..
    I haven't purchased one "YET", but I'm saving my pennies, and I'm almost there. The Mat would be great to start off with.

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  58. oh wow, i JUST got my scor pal in the mail yesterday, this would be great to win the mat now!

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  59. Wow, awesome blog candy Melanie! I just love your Tshirt designs! It's always such a treat popping onto your blog for some eye candy!!

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  60. Peggy S from OhioAugust 6, 2008 at 8:49 AM

    I have the ScorPal and love it! The Pad would be a great adition to it. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  61. Thanks for offering the blog candy,
    good luck to all who enter! :-)
    tpatti@alltel.net

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  62. Ohhh! I need that! I have teh Scor pal, but no mat.

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  63. Hi! Hope I'm not too late to enter. Thanks for your generosity! Thank you, also, for showing how you cut up the T-shirt stamp set. It was just what I needed. Once I cut mine, it took 2 cd cases. That's a lot of stamps! Love it.

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  64. I love my Score Pal, so I think this mat would be a fantastic help. Thanks for showing how you use it as well.

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  65. What a good space saving idea.

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  66. Thanks for sharing -- love your blog --
    Have a great day!

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  67. Wow! This is a great tool! I can see this is a must have! So glad that you posted this. I just purchased the score tool and use it so much.

    Thanks for sharing.
    Denise G

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  68. WOW! How exciting to find such a space-saver tip!
    I love your blog!

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  69. I have the scor-pal and I just love. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  70. What a great idea! I have the Scor-Pal and am just beinning to use it and love it. I have not real place to stamp except the Kitchen table so any space-saver is appreciated.

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  71. As I am planning to order a Scor Pal soon I would love to win this mat. Please pick me.

    slbest@comcast.net

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  72. Fantastic mat! I own a scor-pal. It is worth to have this mat. TFS.

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  73. Thanks so much for sharing,I'll love to have the mat....Gina

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  74. woo hoo left you a message below. Thanks for a chance at awesome blog candy!

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  75. I work with a mound of things piled around my workspace, no matter how clean the area when I start. Must be my comfort zone. I have the Scor-pal, so the pad would give me a clean space without knocking anything off!You see I really NEED to win this one. Ha!

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  76. thank you for a chance to win. have already purchsed the scor-pal. the pad has been on my wish list. now that i see it should i not win i will be purchasing this. love your tee shirts and how you used the iron-ons. Blessings...

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  77. I just got my Scor-Pal about two months ago. I wonder how I got along without it!! Would love to have the mat.

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  78. I don't have a ScorPal (yet) but if I win the mat...I'll HAVE to have one...don't you think?!!!

    Thanks for all you share...you're the greatest!

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  79. Well hello...I obviously didn't read all that well...I thought it was the scor-pal which I have...now the mat...OMG, but then there is your stamp set... oh dear the choices, I should only be so lucky to have to make it.

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  80. I was laughing at your post because I'm guilty of pushing everything around when I'm taking pictures of my stuff too! Like I could allow anyone to see that mess. A neat stamper, I am not! I'd love to win the mat, I don't have the Scor Pal but one of these days... thanks for the chance anyway!

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  81. Now I understand...Thanks for sharing and I love your tee cards.

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  82. I will be jumping for joy if my name is drawn for the blog candy! I love all the fun things you have done with the tee shirt stamp set -- so cute!!!

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  83. Thanks for sharing! I love your t-shirt ideas and your cards are awesome!

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  84. I've been meaning to order this mat but just haven't gotten around to it. This is a great idea. Love your blog.

    Sue

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  85. Another chance to win... Thanks for your generousity! I've been planning to purchase the Scor-Pal and hope to get it soon so the mat would be perfect.

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  86. Oooo...this would be SUPER to win! Thank you for the opportunity!

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  87. What a great idea. I just got my scor-Pal and I love, love, love, it and could really put the mat to good use. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  88. Wow, great blog candy! Although I do not YET have my Scor-Pal, I hope to rectify that soon, since I have to make 200 wedding favors. The Scor-Pal is a must!!

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  89. WOW - that's cool. Please enter me in the drawing!!!
    Dorothy

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  90. I would love to win this great Blog Candy.

    Enjoy your blog and just ordered the "Tee" stamps.

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  91. Hi Melanie, You know how it is when you are going to stamp - you need stamps, ink and card as a bare minimum? Well for me a scor-pal is right up there as one of the necessities when you stamp. I love my scor-pal and this mat looks awesome. What a 'neat' idea! Thanks for the opportunity to enter for this blog-candy.
    Anne P dinkuminkum at yahoo dot co dot nz

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  92. I have a score pal and LOVE It..It would be awesome to have this mat. Thanks so much for the chance to win.

    kim3timemom@yahoo dot com

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  93. Scor pal ROCKS! i am a huge fan! thanks for sharing.

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  94. AWESOME!! As the proud new owner of a Scor-Pal, I am just learning all the new tricks I can do with it. The mat would be the cherry on the sundae for me!

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  95. Oh wow! Thanks for the chance to win! I am ordering my Scor-Pal this week! Thanks too for all the inspiration!

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