Friday, February 4, 2011

i *heart* QA Designs {giveaway #5}

Happy Friday! This morning, in the great state of North Carolina, it is 34 degrees & pouring rain. Bleck. How is the weather where you are?

On the last day of my birthday week of giveaways of things I love, I'd like to introduce you to Q.A. Designs. Jenna creates fabulous blog designs, logos, prints, & custom invitations, all available through her Etsy Shop. She is a talented graphic designer who is a true pleasure to work with. (I've been working with her on a side project for a little bit now, which I cannot wait to debut when the timing is right!)

So on this rainy Friday, one lucky winner will get to choose an 8 x 10 state or country print of their very own!
{Here's my NC print, hanging in my bathroom!}

How to Enter:

1. leave me a comment with the weather where you are {1 entry}
2. bonus entry, leave me a fun fact about your state. {1 entry}


Winner will be drawn at random Tuesday!

Good Luck!


Fact: NC's state drink is Milk.
Fact: Our motto is "Esse Quam Viedri" {To be, rather than to seem.}
Fact: My husband and I are nerds swapped facts about NC on one of our first dates.
Fact: I won.



45 comments:

Southern Living: Preppy Style said...

Oh, everyone's going to dislike me.

I'm in South Florida and it's projected to reach 80 degrees and I'm wearing a Lilly and Bonanno sandals. Sorry ladies!

Fun fact about Florida...hmmmm....
Fort Lauderdale is known as Little Venice because it has so many miles of local waterways! Cool, huh!

KatiePerk said...

Today it is gloomy, gray and rainy!
Boo. I am in love with her etsy shop!

KatiePerk said...

Milk is the official state drink of South Carolina!

Ashley Lauren said...

It's drizzly and gray here in north florida!!

I'm totally drawing a blank on fun Florida facts right now, which is bad, I've lived here my entire life! The only thing I can think of- the state has purchased more land for conservation/recreation than any other state. Nerdy, but true!

Belle on Heels said...

it. is. FREEZING!

Belle on Heels said...

the first english settlement in the u.s. was/is in virginia :)

suburban prep said...

In the Northern Illinois region it is supposed to be about 19. We have almost 2 feet of snow that hit us this week.

The ice cream "sundae" was named in Evanston ( a town just north of Chicago).

ewatson said...

I'm in the Upstate of SC, so that means cold, dreary and rainy boo! At least it's Friday :)

And here's a random fact, SC's state snack food is the boiled peanut! I personally love them, but I know there are many out there who would never touch the things,

Kim said...

It's slightly sunny and cold here in MD today. We're getting a mix of freezing rain and snow tonight - awesome!

My fun fact about MD is that we have a "state crustacean" and it's obviously the blue crab!

Lesley, Dennis, Landon, and Natalee "Lou" said...

I'm also in South Florida (Coral Springs) where at 10am it was already 74 degrees and sunny. We relocated from Memphis, TN in October and have anjoyed the "winter" here thus far!

Fun facts about Coral Springs is that it was named as one of the top 100 places to live in the U.S. in 2010.

Piper Jacquelyn said...

It's actually warmed up to about 30 degrees here in Nebraska today! I'm a very happy girl! (how pathetic does that sound?) More snow tomorrow though, boo.

Fun fact - we were just voted the happiest (financially) state! And Kool-Aid was invented here, mmm.

Katelyn said...

I'm in South Carolina. The weather is pretty yucky today.. Cold & Rainy!!

Katelyn said...

Random fact: The salamander is South Carolina's official state amphibian :)

Brittany said...

It is yucky and rainy today! Love the prints!

Brittany said...

South Carolina's official state amphibian is the salamander.

Katharine Fuchs said...

I'm in CLT and it is dreary! 36 and rainy!

Fun fact: Whitewater Falls in Transylvania County is the highest waterfall in the eastern United States.

Katharine Fuchs said...

OH! And the French Broad River is one of two rivers that flows North in the United States!

Erica said...

I'm in Indiana- the weather here is cold, icy, & snowy. Boo!

Erica said...

Indiana fun fact: The Superbowl will be played here next year! Go Colts!

Miss Sweet Tea said...

I'm in Southern California - it's a sunny 71 degrees today! And projected to be 77 over the weekend!!

Tracy said...

Home Sweet Home for me is wonderful Oakland County, Michigan.
Michigan's OC is Northwest of the city of Detroit and covered in about 18 inches of snow right now!
Fun fact: Michigan has the most freshwater shoreline in the world!!

five tomatoes said...

I'm in northeastern Wisconsin. It is a balmy 25 degrees today and the snowdrift at the end of my driveway is 6' tall.

five tomatoes said...

Wisconsin fun fact: Our state constitution is the oldest of any state west of the Allegheny Mountains.

Suz said...

I'm in NC too and the rain and cold today made me want to stay in bed!

Fun Fact: You probably already know this but, NC is the birthplace of Cheerwine, Krispie Kreme, and Pepsi. And I think the first miniature golf place was in NC.

Arlynn said...

New follower here & your blog is adorable! Not to mention how fabulous your week of giveaways is :-)

I'm from New Orleans, but I live in Georgia... All I'm looking forward to for the rest of the day is cold, wet yucky rain :-/ Tomorrow's supposed to be a little brighter, although chilly, not at all like our perfect 70 degree sunny weather last weekend, ha!

Fun fact about New Orleans - it's the last state to have Parishes instead of Counties, pretty neat!

USCEmily said...

SC's state drink is milk, too!
And our state dance- the Shag (of course!)

Happy birthday, btw!

Jenny DB said...

No snow here yet!!! About 40degrees and cloudy in Seattle, go figure!

Jenny DB said...

When you are driving into seattle heading west across lake washington, there are literally mountains on all 4 sides of you The olympics in front, the cascades to the right and behind, and rainier to the left. Needless to say, it's beautiful. BTW new follower here

Jen said...

I'm from central Ohio, and it actually warmed up to the mid-30s today and was sunny. We still have a bunch of snow and ice from the ice storm a few days ago, but it is slowly melting.

Fun fact, our library system was the 2010 Library of the Year last year, which I thought was pretty cool!

Denim and Pearls said...

It is a dreary, rainy day in Atlanta.

Fun Fact: Georgia has 2nd most most counties of any state. Texas is the only state with more.

Taylor said...

im in indiana & it's 15 & snowing today, we just had the biggest ice storm ever

Taylor said...

& indiana is the filming spot for the movie cutters based on my IU's amazing little 500 bike race!

Kelly V. said...

very similar weather here in Winston - cold & rainy! yuck.

Fun fact about NC: the 1st known miniature golf course was in Fayetteville, NC!

And weird - last night at trivia every round had a random NC symbol and the only one we couldn't get was the official NC drink. Could've used this blog post yesterday :)

Lifes-A-Blog... said...

1. its pretty chilly and very rainy here in SC!
2. And South Carolina's motto is "Smiling Faces, Beautiful Places" and Charleston was #1 on a list of most attractive people or something!

DKPA said...

It is a nice 29 degrees, with snow and ice mounted everywhere in Pennsylvania. We are preparing for another storm of rain, ice and snow.

Fun Fact about Pennsylvania....three important documents were written in PA, The Constitution of the United States, The American Declaration of Independence and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

Sweet Simplicity said...

I am in love with her designs, but have yet to purchase one of my grand ol' state, Oklahoma. I have been snowed in my house since Tuesday!! We have set snow fall records and received more today.

Sweet Simplicity said...

My fun state fact: Oklahoma has the largest American Indian population of any state.

AlexisMorgan said...

It has been raining and chilly in South Carolina, but I just caught a glipse of some sunshine! Hoping for pretty weather tomorrow.

AlexisMorgan said...

South Carolina has a state dog - the Boykin spaniel!

AlexisMorgan said...

I forgot to tell you Happy Birthday! Hope it is wonderful.

HMB said...

1. Today is sunny but cold!
2. The first peanuts in the United States were grown in Virginia!

CT Cupcake said...

today it is supposed to 55 in fabulous virginia, one of only 2 commonwealths in the country.

At least I'm skinny said...

I hope I am not too late to enter this one as well! I was stricken with the flu all weekend and couldn't move let alone check out blogs.

Currently, it is 45 and sunny.

Cabarrus County (NC) was the site of America's first gold rush.

DSS said...

Today the sky is blue as can be, and the sun is shining in Virginia. However, it is only 30 degrees!

DSS said...

About 1/2 of all the people in the United States live within a 500 mile radius of the Capital of Virginia.