Jul 22, 2011

Blog Anniversary Giveaway ... . ..

     Hello, my lovely friends - As promised, I am back with the giveaway details. In celebration of my first blog anniversary, I am hosting this giveaway and the gorgeous products that will be given as part of this giveaway are made by the talented Abhilasha Jain , the creator and designer of Mish Mash Design. The first product is a hand painted Ethnic Elephant Cushion cover from the MishMash potpurri collection and the second product is a hand painted blue cushion cover from the Dreamer collection. The winner will get any one of the products seen below based on their choice.

 Image Copyrights belong to Mish Mash Design

The rules of the giveaway are as follows :

1. For the first entry, leave a comment.

2. For the second entry, follow 'Liven Things Up' by clicking the "Join this site" button on the left side and leave a comment saying that you have followed my blog. This is just to encourage me. If you are already a follower, simply leave a comment .

3. For the third entry, blog about the giveaway on your blog or your Facebook page and leave a comment with the link to your blog post or the Facebook page.

The giveaway starts today and ends on July 31st 2011. The giveaway is open to all readers worldwide. The winner will be chosen using random.org and I will announce the winner on August 1st 2011 - So be sure to check if you have won and if so, leave your email and contact details so that I can get back to you.

Good Luck, everyone.. Have an enjoyable weekend !!!

Jul 21, 2011

1 delightful year of blogging ..... .. ...

      Yes, it has been a year since I started 'Liven Things Up' .. !!!  What started as a blog to share my passion for interiors has evolved into something much more - It has introduced me to a whole new world where I have met many supportive and talented friends and it feels fantastic ..!! Today, I would like to take the opportunity to thank each of you for your support, encouragement, suggestions and thank you so much for taking the time to read and comment on my posts - It truly means a lot !!!

     To celebrate this first anniversary , I will be hosting a giveaway on my blog - Stay tuned , I will see you soon with the giveaway details.. ... ;-) ;-)

Jul 12, 2011

Memories in Glass Jars ........

    These days,  I am crazy about colored bottles and glass jars (you know the apothecary jar types.. ) and when I saw these cute looking clear glass jars in the crockery section of  a nearby store, I had to get them...;-) ;-) ..  They are now filled with my collection of shells  from my travels and a few seeds and dried cones which reminds me of the place and the sweet times we had there......And ofcourse, my sweet little starfish had to be present....   So let me know, what you think about my easy-peasy arrangement ?!!??!

I am linking this post to the following blog parties : 73rd Table Top Tuesday at Marty's A Stroll thru life , WoW us Wednesdays' at Kim's Savvy Southern Style, Market your Biz #5 at Homemaker on a Dime, K.I.S.S Blog Bash at The Tattered Tag , Weekend Wrap Up #39 at Colours Dekor Wicked Awesome Wednesday at Handy Man, Crafty Woman, DIY under $5 at A Little Tipsy, WoW Me Wednesday #18 at Polka Dots on Parade, It's a party at A Creative Princess, Show off your stuff party at Fireflies and Jellybeans and Thrilling Thursday Linky Party at Paisley Passions.

To view my previous table centerpiece click here .Have a fab week everyone !! 

 Jar1 (Left side, shorter one) - Borosil, Approx Rs.200
 Jar2 (Right side)                  - Ocean pop jar, Approx Rs.80

Jul 3, 2011

Have a great week ahead ...

 Happy 4th of July to all my US friends....!!!
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Hi friends, How was the weekend ? With the first blog anniversary slowly approaching, I have decided to include home tours , showcase artists and other talented people around, along with my occasional decor and DIY and travel  related posts ...!! So, if you would like to show off your home , the make-overs you have done at your home, table arrangements,  art or other handcrafted products that you have made please contact me at liventhingzup@gmail.com .

Also, thanks a lot Mehjabeen for the following awards :

The rules of the awards are : 
  1. Accept, and post them on ur blog with the link to the person who gave it to u.
  2. Pass it to other blogger friends to keep the ball rolling.
  3. Let the nominated person know about his/her award.
I would like to pass this award to the following talented and inspiring bloggers. Please ignore if yours is an award-free blog :
 Bye and Have a fab week !!!