Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Giveaway Time!! :D

Good and wonderful morning, dear readers!!! :D

As of yesterday, my little blog has reached 350+ followers and 100 000 page views!! :'D WOW!!! :'D

I really can't thank you all enough for your support, suggestions, and all around awesomeness.  :D

So, to mark this momentous occasion, I am holding a small giveaway!  (Unfortunately due to shipping concerns this giveaway is only available to those in the continental United States and Canada :().

So here is the prize!

One bottle of each:

Nubar - Diamont Seal & Shine Topcoat
Nubar - White Polka Dot
Nubar - Black Polka Dot
Revlon - Stunning
Color Club - Diamond Drops
Essie - As Gold as it Gets

This contest starts now, and will run until August 5th (my birthday! :D).  New followers welcome!

Since there have been some problems with Rafflecopter for some people, I am going to do this the hard way, and draw the winning name from a hat (or bowl XD).

Here is how you can enter:

1. Be a follower and leave your GFC name in a post comment. :D

For added entries:

1. In the same post comment, let me know any suggestions you have about my blog! :D
2. Share the giveaway somewhere and leave a link in the same post comment. :D

To the entrants:
As I don't want to make you put your e-mail out for everyone to see it, please check on my blog on August 5th 2012 for the winner!  I will post the winners name and give the winner 48 hours to contact me.  If when 48 hours have passed and I have not heard from the winner either by e-mail or by reply on the blog post, I will choose another winner.

(Please note that while I will keep a receipt of my sending out the package, customs can stop packages at any time, and I will not be held responsible if that happens.  :(  I will mark the package as 'cosmetics'. :D)

Good luck and thank you all so incredibly much.  You are all so freaking awesome!!!!!! :'D  Thank you, thank you!!! :'D


(P.S., All of the bottles are new and unused, but for some reason the plastic label on the Essie polish is curling at the bottom :s).


  1. I can't enter since I'm in the UK, but HUGE congrats on your followers and pageviews Ash! x

  2. @ Leanne: Thank you so much!!! :'D I really appreciate it! :D Sorry that I can't make this available where you are. :(

  3. Congrats on your newest milestone!!!! my GFC is Amy Matsumoto. Thanks for the opportunity!

  4. Great giveaway! Congratulations on your followers and pageviews! :D

    GFC: Emma Clare

  5. Congrats! Great giveaway :)
    My GFC is Grace Lee.
    As far as suggestions, your blog's pretty great and the only thing I would think of to change is the home page...instead of being able to read the whole post, maybe just have a part of it available on the home page? Honestly that's not even a big deal lol.
    And I shared your giveaway. :) Link:

  6. The US and Canadian girls have all the fun LOL
    No seriously CONGRATULATIONS - and i wish you a lot more to come!

  7. Awwh no international girls allowed :(

    Congrats on all the followers. I'm not surprised though you have a lovely blog and your one of the nicest bloggers to talk to:)

  8. Congrats on the many followers - and best of luck to the US girls. They seem to have all the luck ;D

  9. Congrats on your followers girl! <3
    GFC name - nailtopia
    suggestions - your blogs amazing, I don't really have any lol. Keep up the good work!! :)

  10. I like nail art! (that's my suggestion)
    GFC: Maddy Blatt
    Thanks! Love the blog:)

  11. Congrats on your 100,000 pageviews! That's awesome!

    GFC: Jessie Palmer
    Suggestions: Well I sat here forever trying to think of something...maybe more tutorials. I love tutorials!

    Thanks for the opportunity to win these!

  12. Congrats on the followers. my GFC name is Mikki. Love your blog! I dont really have any suggestions for it as i enjoy it as it is!

  13. Congrats on 350+.

    GFC: MariJo
    I love seeing swatches of polishes, so more of those would be great! Love your nail art as well.

  14. Congrats!! :) my GFC: deja vu (amrpr2010 at gmail dot com is the email). As for suggestions: I love the art so keep it up but I would like to see more comparisons. Or maybe not even necessarily comparisons, but if you know of or have heard of a similar polish I always enjoy finding that kind of stuff out. So, you could just tack it on to a swatch post (which I also love btw).

  15. Yahoo! Grats on the followers and the hits! It's always fantastic to see up and coming blogs gain a following :D
    I'm actually away till the 7th of August, so I hope I can still enter...
    here's my email, just in case, because I can check that remotely :P
    gfc: exah

  16. Yay!! GFC: Notes and Nails
    Suggestion: I LOVE your handpainted nail art. It's beautiful!

  17. yaaaay! Congrats! My GFC is stephpiperr.
    I have no suggestions! Your handpainted nail art is always seriously inspiring!! <3

  18. Congrats! You're ahead of me now in GFC followers :) You have amazing pictures and a wonderful talent at nail art. My only suggestion would probably be to expand to twitter and facebook so your followers can follow you everywhere!

    GFC: Lacquer Ninja

  19. Congratulations on reaching so many followers :-)

  20. Name on GFC: lilacattak
    Suggestion: more swatch comparisons/dupe alerts! I love those.

  21. Congrats! GFC: Nidia Martinez Doherty. I love nail art, comparisons, dupes, and am enjoying your blog. :)

  22. Woo congrats! GFC: Tia Bragg. My only suggestion would be maybe do some tutorials on how you do some of your gorgeous nail art!

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  24. Hello and congrats! I've been a lurker on your blog for a while a now, but finally became a follower (it was time!) Anyway! If I were to give you a suggestion it would be, maybe do some dupe comparisons. Not everyone has access to OPI or China Glaze, and it would be cool to see what cheaper brands look like the more expensive brands.
    Oh and it turns out we have the same birthday :D Congrats again!
    (GFC is Kelsey Nelson)

  25. GFC = Ro
    And my only suggestion for any blogger (assuming they're already at a level of competence that I enjoy reading them enough that I subscribed to them) is to be true to yourself. Don't add stuff to your blog just because your readers want to see it, if you're not honestly interested in it. Don't take out stuff that you enjoy doing & writing about just because you think people won't be interested. The more passionate you are about what you're doing, the more interesting it will be to the people who are reading...and *your* own viewpoint and *your* own interests are what make *your* blog different from the other 200 nail blogs I read. :)

  26. Thanks so much for this giveaway, and congratulations on the followers and page views!
    (My GFC is triceratops.)

  27. HUGE congrats to you! That is awesome!!

    GFC- Southern Glamourista

  28. GFC name: YoannitaL
    i would love to see more of freehand nail art!! :D
    Thanks for the giveaway and congrats!

  29. Huge congrats for reaching 350 followers! I can't enter as I'm in the UK but good luck to you other ladies x :-)

  30. Congrats! GFC: jeanine.ash

    I love to see swatches/comparisons/reviews.

  31. Congrats!

    GFC: Melody Johnson

    I like to see nail care posts.

  32. Aww congrats, Ash! This is such an awesome giveaway :D
    gfc: drinkcitra :P

  33. Congrats!!!

    GFC: Polish and Charms

    I would love to see some tutorials!

  34. GFC: Kristy C.

    Advice: I don't really have any, but I do love seeing your fancy, intricate nail art! Maybe you could try doing a tutorial?


  35. Oodles of major congrats on hitting those milestone numbers, sweet gal! I adore your blog and bet you'll be at 500 subscribers and climbing in no time!

    I'm a follower and my GFC is Jessica Cangiano.

    I think you're doing fabulously here and can't offer to much in the way of advice, other than to keep going just as you are.

    ♥ Jessica

  36. GFC: ScarsLikeLace
    My only suggestion would be that you add a page/tab to your blog to put your awards under since there are so many of them. =)

  37. yay! Congrats on the milestone! My GFC name is Jessica and I was subscribed to your rss feed but not a follower so glad I fixed that! I don't think I have any advice but I love haul posts so maybe more of those?

    Also I shared with my [limited] followers on tumblr!

  38. Woohoo! Congrats!

    GFC Jennafroggy
    Not really a suggestion so much as a request, but I would love to see tutorials to some of you amazing nail art.
    I tweeted

  39. GFC Little Miss Spooky
    The only suggestion I have is to maybe make a watermark or a logo.
    you take really good photos and it'd suck if someone started stealing them and passing them off as their own :(

  40. GFC - tharvey

    I always like to see people's favorite nail care supplies (for cuticles, polish remover, etc.)

  41. GFC - KE

    New follower but I love the nail art! Especially the Song of Ice and Fire nails. So unique! So my suggestion is...more of that!

  42. GFC - Candice

    Suggestion - Well, only since you asked... if you could make your photos a bit brighter that would be cool.

    I'm loving your creativity!

  43. GFC - Tara Inglis - congrats on your awesome giveaway!

  44. I posted your giveaway on my Blog.

    Also I don't think you need to change anything about your blog. It's just fine the way that it is.

  45. GFC- beaupedia2014 Congratulations! & Great giveaway! (:

  46. GFC- Lola Brooks
    Thanks for the giveaway, wish there were more ;) jk, i really love your polish comparisons!
    aaaand... tweeted!

  47. Congrats on the followers and page views!!
    GFC: Bella Li

  48. Yay!

  49. Congrats and thanks for doing this! :-)

    GFC name: Laura Milan
    Suggestion: I would love to see more dupe comparisons.
    Twitter tweet:

  50. GFC = To {Polish} or Not
    Suggestion = put your labels above your awards on the side bar

  51. gfc: alice kingsleigh
    suggestion: more older v/htf polish posts (that would be kick @ss!)

  52. gfc is April Vowles
    I just love your nail art. You are so talented!

  53. gfc: zimmy_b
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  54. gfc is Geneva Lawrence

    Love this Giveaway

  55. Here's some sharing:

  56. GFC name- idwtmat0312

  57. GFC Sarah at Starlight Radiance

    I love love love your freehand nail art! It is awesome! The makeup(acrylic paint) with nails that you did were great - love to see more!


  58. Congrats, Ash! You rock! GFC is Cordia but I can't tell if it's letting me sign in. I'll try again later. :) And I definitely added you to my giveaway page on!

  59. Just found your blog , it was mentioned on another blog I follow. So fun :)

    GFC: Crys

  60. Congrats and thanks for the giveaway! My GFC is Jessica. Not really any suggestions.. I love haul posts so maybe more of those?


    Jessica :D

  61. Thanks for the amazing giveaway! :D

    GFC: iLuvReadingTooMuch

    iliveforreading AT hotmail DOT com

  62. GFC- Joy

    And indie swatches/reviews are never bad! More please! :)

  63. Lovely giveaway!
    my GFC name is Jolainy and just keep the good work going!

  64. GFC: Melissa Crouch

    Suggestion: Less tags maybe, that is a very long list! I love that you have a post tagged with 'Poop' though <.<

  65. I love your blog just the way it is ! (=

    GFC: NeeNee Marie

  66. GFC: Melissa P
    Suggestion: More general tags, please. And just keep adding reviews & swatches - I love those! :)
    Shared on FB:

  67. So sorry for my double entry wonky thing. :/ I meant to email you but I must have forgotten. Please feel free to remove my first entry under HK (and this comment after you read it) so that I'm not entered twice!! <3

    xx Joy

  68. Congrats Ash! My GFC name is Erica McCabe :)

  69. My GFC name is Candy Shmandy. I would love to see more swatch posts! And I posted a link of your giveaway on my Twitter! :D

  70. Yay, Ash!!! GFC - AllThatIsGorgeous/Jennifer Rodrick

    My Facebook share -

    I want to see more killer nail art! Keep it up!

  71. congrats! my gfc name is Trinka :)

  72. My gfc name is Allison (Allison Kataoka)
    I want to see more frankens! Jenn, my sister, sent me!
    My FB share:

  73. How exciting! Congrats on the great readership.

    GFC The Lacquered Lady
    I'd love to see more nail art tutorials. I am so terrible at it and could learn so much from your talent!
    Twitter share:

  74. Congrats on the followers, Ash! You're a truly talented lady, in many respects!

    GFC: Chelsea
    I would love to see somre tutorials or step-by-steps of how you do your nail art!

  75. GFC: Julie
    Suggestion: NOthing.. other than maybe posting more art because I love seeing it :) Besides that your blog is awesome :D

  76. Congrats on reaching the milestone! GFC: Simple Joy of Polish .
    I would like to see more tutorials :)

  77. Congrats and thx for the giveaway! Gfc nidia Martinez Doherty

  78. krystal kesson on GFC link wehre I shared:)

    I really enjoyed taking a look at your blog:) I hope that mine gets as good as this one day!! so as far as suggestions, I really dont have any. Its more like it would be the other way around. Wish I could get your help!!! So keep up the good work. My suggestion is keep doing what you are doing!!! its working for you:)

  79. ASHHH! I totally need to get a bottle of those Essies. I am totally missing out. )=

    You know my GFC: GoingtotheShowing

    More tutorials ladyy! Your nails are straight up awesome-sauce! No joke.

    I shared it!

  80. GFC Sherry Williams

    I am a new follower, but I think a change in layout that suits better with your content? Its cute, but I don't feel like it suits the blog just going off your post

  81. GFC is Cristal Hernandez

    and I like your blog the way it is!! :D

  82. Congrats!!!

    GFC: TrailerHood Chic


  83. GFC Tami McTaggart
    I love your blog and your nail art! I love game of thrones so this post is especially awesome to me!
    More of that? hehe
    I shared via Twitter too :O)

  84. GFC; Samantha F.
    Suggestion: Make the bricks in your background tan or red :o) Your page is so colorful and the grey just seems drabbish to me :o)

  85. Not accepting any more entries.


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