Friday, June 18, 2010

Give-away: 3M Command Strips ($120 value)

The other day I had a mystery box arrive at my house. I couldn’t remember having ordered anything, but who doesn’t like gifts so I welcomed it with open arms.


Within the box was another box:


Ah this is the stuff that decorators dream of:


The box seemed never ending check out everything that was in there:


I was thrilled. Just imagine how easy it will be to hang my next gallery wall! Of course my first thought was how about my readers so I contacted 3M's PR company and asked for a give-away box!


They promptly said of course and a new box arrived this afternoon with all of the same swag!


Here is what you get:


-3M Command Medium Organizer

-3M Command Key Holder

-3M Command Wire Backed Picture Hanger Hooks

-3M Command Saw-tooth Picture Hanging Hooks

- 3M Command Medium Picture Hanging Strips

-3M Command Medium Cord Clips

-3M Command Utensil Hooks

-3M Command Forever Classic Medium Metal Hook

-3M Command Forever Classic Small Metal Hook

-3M Command Green Medium Arc Hooks

-3M Command Pink Ball Designer Hooks

-3M Command Small Hooks

-3M Medium Designer Hooks in Green

-3M Command Small Picture Hanging Strips (2 packs)

-3M Command Jumbo Hook

-3M Command Photo Clips

- 3M Command Wire-Backed Sticky Nail + Stabilizer Strips


That’s a $120 value!!!


To enter here is what you do to:


- You must be a follower.


- Leave a comment and let me know what you want to see more of on the blog. Any new features you would like?


(The new blog should be launching in the next couple of weeks and I want to make sure I have everything covered. :) )


- If you tweet/blog/facebook the give-away you can make additional comments for what you do.


- Anyone can enter you don’t need a blog to do so. Just remember to leave an email address.


This give-away will end June 22nd at mid-night EST.


Let the commenting begin!

* Sorry for my massive typo all day! I typed Stripes instead of Strips! Oh my! That's what you get for writing up blog posts past 11pm.



Blogger Kathryn said...

I would love to see more how-to guides for redoing furniture (especially pieces you find in other people's trash)

June 18, 2010 at 10:05 AM  
Blogger Shannon @ What's Up Whimsy said...

I would love to see more of your interior design projects!

June 18, 2010 at 10:11 AM  
Blogger Jenna said...

I love your blog.

June 18, 2010 at 10:11 AM  
Anonymous Forrest said...

More DIY projects!

June 18, 2010 at 10:22 AM  
Blogger TPL (Architecture+ Interior Design) said...

Hey girl... ok... LOVE that you got a random box full of goodies! I am not sure I can think of anything to add the the blog... I love it so much already... I do love ideas about how to make something awesome of what you already have though :)

June 18, 2010 at 10:28 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

A little less inspiration stuff and more "how to" posts. I think you do a fabulous job though!

June 18, 2010 at 10:28 AM  
Blogger bug said...

I'd really like to see a post on how to refresh your space by using things you already have in different ways.

June 18, 2010 at 10:28 AM  
Anonymous Lauren said...

I love seeing what you're able to do with small spaces. My apartment is a studio and I always get inspired when I see those posts!

June 18, 2010 at 10:30 AM  
Blogger Vica said...

I would love to see some more how too and more on your design strategy, how you make different things fit into a room and look cohesive.

June 18, 2010 at 10:30 AM  
Blogger Cassie said...

I love the before-afters and DIY projects!

June 18, 2010 at 10:35 AM  
Anonymous Kylee said...

I really like seeing the before and afters of your curb finds.

June 18, 2010 at 10:35 AM  
Blogger Jill and Davis King said...

I love the DIY posts!

June 18, 2010 at 10:35 AM  
Blogger Angela said...

I love this giveaway. I am addicted to the 3M hanging strips. Your blog is great. I love the DIY projects and would welcome more. Thanks!

June 18, 2010 at 10:37 AM  
Blogger Kathy said...

I'm a huge fan of DIY projects and how-to guides. Being in college certainly depleats my decorating fund. And a post on what to do with white walls since I can't paint my rental.

What a ridiculously awesome giveaway!

June 18, 2010 at 10:38 AM  
Blogger Becky@Tea Party said...

Love it! I always love DIY projects, especially the ones done for clients!!

June 18, 2010 at 10:38 AM  
Blogger Betty said...

Sounds like a broken record, but I'd love to see more DIY projects too. You have a great blog! And LOVE the Command products too.

June 18, 2010 at 10:41 AM  
Blogger Tara said...

I'm in on the furniture-re-doing posts!

June 18, 2010 at 10:45 AM  
Blogger Mylyne said...

I'm interested in features like diy clothing/beauty accessories. :)

June 18, 2010 at 10:47 AM  
Blogger Design Esquire said...

Just keep on doing what you're doing. I love it!

June 18, 2010 at 10:48 AM  
Blogger Rebecca said...

What an awesome give-away! I really like the DIY stuff but I love the In Her Shoe's stories also.

June 18, 2010 at 10:49 AM  
Blogger stylewannabee said...

how about picking projects from your readers. ie you can give me a design for my kitchen. or at least get me started.

June 18, 2010 at 10:59 AM  
Blogger Jen said...

PAH-LEEZ pick me! Oh the things I could do with all those goodies!

I love what I see on your blog already but I do love before & after pictures...of anything. b & a's of rooms, furniture, anything!

June 18, 2010 at 11:02 AM  
Blogger Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

Oh that’s fabulous Camila, I love £m command! Haven’t tried it for hanging art though, Im scared it will ruin the paint if I ever want to remove it but I would prefer it as i don’t like making holes that much (we are renting...), any advice?
I love your blog as it is, the mix is fantastic! Cant wait for the new one but hope you keep the content as it is ;D
Thanks!! I follow of course xo
ps: I love seeing your work!

June 18, 2010 at 11:03 AM  
Blogger Myssie said...

I would love to see more how-to projects! Awesome giveaway! Thanks!!

June 18, 2010 at 11:04 AM  
Blogger Julia said...

I think this is a wonderful giveaway. I love before and afters on your blog especially with tutorials, along with your sharing of design sources. I'd love to keep seeing that!

June 18, 2010 at 11:05 AM  
Blogger Julia said...

Just facebooked the giveaway. Does that qualify as a verb now?

June 18, 2010 at 11:07 AM  
Blogger MandeeFoFandee said...

now this is my kind of giveaway! I have approximately 874 pictures that need to be hung in my house! as far as the blog goes, I would love to see tons of before & after shots. I'm a sucker for a good DIY project!

June 18, 2010 at 11:10 AM  
Blogger Rachael said...

I would like to see some more help for those of us who are trying to make a home but lack your eye and talent for decorating! More VERY BASIC beginner advice! Thank you!

June 18, 2010 at 11:12 AM  
Blogger Cassie said...

LOVE Command strips!
I would love to see more DIY stuff. You style is amazing. Keep up the great work.

June 18, 2010 at 11:19 AM  
Blogger Summer Lee said...

Oohhhhh! My decorating life revolves around 3M!! As a renter their products are a must!!

June 18, 2010 at 11:21 AM  
Blogger Summer Lee said...

I'd love to see more DIY projects!!

June 18, 2010 at 11:21 AM  
Blogger Meg of domiciledesign said...

Ohhhhh....You simply can't live without command strips!!! LOVE! I love your blog as it is, its a perfect mix of inspiration and how to - so I guess what I want to see more of is just more of the same...

June 18, 2010 at 11:28 AM  
Blogger 1 Funky Woman said...

This is such an awesome giveaway! I would like to see more of your house maybe at the sides. I love your blog!

June 18, 2010 at 11:29 AM  
Blogger FranLacy said...

I am a follower through google reader. Would love those 3M products - do a before and after on how you put them to use in your own space. thanks!

June 18, 2010 at 11:31 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

Great giveaway!! I would love to see more 'how-to's' - you always do the best tutorials!!!

June 18, 2010 at 11:35 AM  
Blogger Karena said...

I do adore seeing before and after photos!

You cannot imagine how much I could use these wonderful 3M products!

Come see, I am having a Designer Giveaway!

Art by Karena

June 18, 2010 at 11:36 AM  
Blogger Karena said...

Of course I am a follower!!

Art by Karena

June 18, 2010 at 11:37 AM  
Blogger nancy : The Sway Report said...

I would love to see DIY projects! They are inspiring and exciting.

June 18, 2010 at 11:42 AM  
Blogger Mrs. Chic said...

Very cool -
I like you blog alot, hmm I always love a good how to post

June 18, 2010 at 11:44 AM  
Blogger nancy : The Sway Report said...

Your giveaway is now making the rounds on facebook! Thank you!

June 18, 2010 at 11:44 AM  
Blogger nancy : The Sway Report said...

I also posted on my blog! Thanks again!

June 18, 2010 at 11:46 AM  
Blogger Lauren Comet said...

I love to see before and afters of design projects.

June 18, 2010 at 11:58 AM  
Anonymous Amy said...

More before and afters, please.

June 18, 2010 at 12:03 PM  
Blogger Suzanne@Meridian Road said...

I love DIY projects, and I'm a total sucker for before and after pictures. Repurposed things are fun, too.

June 18, 2010 at 12:04 PM  
Blogger Kendra said...

I would love to see more of your own house.

June 18, 2010 at 12:11 PM  
Anonymous Samantha said...

I would love to see more "secret resources" that you and other designers use!

June 18, 2010 at 12:20 PM  
Blogger Ruth Anne said...

Ooh, Ooh, pick me, pick me! ;-) I have everything for my gallery wall... except the hanging fixtures!

I would like to see more "easy as pie" projects, like the holders you made from tin cans.

June 18, 2010 at 12:30 PM  
Blogger Anna See said...

Love 3M! I hope I win.

I would love to see more of your interior design pics. I am also a before/after picture nut.

June 18, 2010 at 12:46 PM  
Blogger Adie said...

I would like to know more about where you get your decorating items, perhaps with linked embedded.


June 18, 2010 at 12:51 PM  
Blogger Dobbygirl said...

Fantastic giveaway! I would love to see more "In Her Shoes" posts - great series! I'm a follower!

June 18, 2010 at 12:52 PM  
Blogger Dobbygirl said...

I tweeted! @SpryOnTheWall

June 18, 2010 at 12:55 PM  
Blogger liz @ bon temps beignet said...

Before & after and DIY AND GIVEAWAYS! yay

June 18, 2010 at 1:03 PM  
Blogger Mark Jill Trevor Sophie said...

Nothing beats a great surprise! I'm even excited when I get a free cereal sample in the mail!!
Your blog has given me so many helpful tips. We bought our first home recently and I've enjoyed your photos and suggestions very much! Please continue to post great random photos. That's what I love the most about your blog, it constantly surprises me!
Thank you for doing that thing you do! Cheers!

June 18, 2010 at 1:06 PM  
Blogger The Brick Cottage said...

I am dying (DYING!) to see more of your diy projects. They are always fabulous and unique.

June 18, 2010 at 1:18 PM  
Anonymous Kym@styleDISH said...

I love your blog and am looking forward to your redesign. I especially like your before and afters as well as your DIY projects which are VERY creative!

June 18, 2010 at 1:26 PM  
Blogger kayduh said...

I love your DIY projects. I do a lot of them myself and I am always looking for new ideas.

June 18, 2010 at 1:41 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

Oh I love 3M products! I would like to see more before and after's!

June 18, 2010 at 1:43 PM  
Blogger Kerry said...

I would love to see more DIY projects or makeovers. Love the blog!

June 18, 2010 at 2:00 PM  
Blogger Happy Dash said...

I'm a follower and I can't wait to see the new blog! I love seeing your design projects, so more of those :)

June 18, 2010 at 2:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great giveaway! Thanks, I'm also a new follower.


vintagemorning {AT} gmail {DOT} com

June 18, 2010 at 2:30 PM  
Blogger Tara said...

I am a follower! I love your before and after breakdowns of design projects. I also love when you share DIY stories!

June 18, 2010 at 2:33 PM  
Blogger kottagekara said...

I am a follower and your blog is very inspiring thank you for all you do.

June 18, 2010 at 2:43 PM  
Blogger Erin said...

I love your personal before and afters

June 18, 2010 at 3:18 PM  
Blogger alanna rose said...

I'd really like to see more before and afters and inspiration posts. :)

June 18, 2010 at 3:39 PM  
Blogger miss corner cape said...

always love before and afters, personal ones or clients.

June 18, 2010 at 3:46 PM  
Blogger zzipper said...

This is a great give-way of such helpful items from 3M! I would love to see a few more how-to posts but love your blog as is!

June 18, 2010 at 4:12 PM  
Blogger Dagny @ Scandinavian Chic said...

I'm in! And you know I've been following you forever ;)

I'd live to see more of your projects and fabulous styling on HHFitD!! You rock!!


June 18, 2010 at 4:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would love to see more guides on re-upholstering chairs/couches

June 18, 2010 at 4:26 PM  
Blogger Sweet November said...

More DYI! I love them!!

Having a giveaway on my blog this week, check it out..

June 18, 2010 at 4:52 PM  
Blogger Lulu said...

I'd love to see more before and afters on your blog!

(PS- I'm going to college this year, so let us know how those strips and such work! They'd be great for my dorm room, where we can't use nails or tape)

June 18, 2010 at 4:58 PM  
Blogger Ubu! said...

I always to like your DIY posts and simple "fixes" to common decorating problems. I need those command strips! I happen to have a bunch of items to hang in my bedroom =)

June 18, 2010 at 5:30 PM  
Blogger Mackenzie {Design Darling} said...

don't change a thing! i love your diy projects and all your before & afters. great giveaway!

June 18, 2010 at 5:42 PM  
Blogger Mackenzie {Design Darling} said...

and i tweeted!


June 18, 2010 at 5:43 PM  
Blogger KimS said...

I love the DIY posts.

June 18, 2010 at 6:06 PM  
Blogger Corie @ Red Letter Rising said...

You can never post enough tutorials, but I think you have a great blog!

June 18, 2010 at 6:48 PM  
Blogger Katie Darling said...

interior design boards and before and afters, bargains, and diys!

xoxo Katie

June 18, 2010 at 7:01 PM  
Blogger Kaitlyn said...

I would love to hear more about your design ideas. How you decide what to put where....How you establish an overall look for a room.
I also ALWAYS appreciate easy DIY projects like your upholstery webbing post!

June 18, 2010 at 7:52 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Ooo, I need this.

June 18, 2010 at 8:18 PM  
Blogger Erin said...

Ok now you HAVE to do the blogroll by location! ;)

I love all your projects too, the DIY stuff is so inspirational!

June 18, 2010 at 8:22 PM  
Blogger Wendy said...

I hope you put the navigation links (i.e. older posts) at the top instead of below the comments otherwise I heart your blog!


June 18, 2010 at 8:56 PM  
Blogger Ashley @ Joyful Creations said...

Great box of goodies! I love your blog. I'd like to see more interior design how to's. I can look through the magazines and blogs all day long and say, "Wow, I like that, I can do that." But when it comes down to it, I can't even pick a color for my walls. LOL!

conner.ash at gmail dot com

June 19, 2010 at 12:15 AM  
Blogger Rachelle Ferris said...

I love all the photographs and inspiration on your blog. I'm a twitter follower too.

June 19, 2010 at 12:39 AM  
Blogger Dana @ Bungalow'56 said...

I'm a follower. Can't wait to see the new blog. Always love affordable clever DIY's

June 19, 2010 at 1:19 AM  
Blogger Becky said...

More DIY tutorials of home decor.

June 19, 2010 at 1:22 AM  
Blogger Lori @ Projects Plenty said...

I have been reading you blog for a few weeks now and I love it. I enjoy reading about general design and decorating principles and then seeing the application of those principles in a real setting. I also, like to DIY projects, especially those involving furniture re-dos. Also, I think the bog roll by location would be great.

June 19, 2010 at 12:01 PM  
Blogger LifeBegins@Thirty said...

I love your blog as is, but always like DIY posts and before/afters!

I'm a new follower!

June 19, 2010 at 1:20 PM  
Blogger said...

I subscribe to your blog! I love DIY projects and repurposing. So of course that's what I would like to see more of on the new blog.
great giveaway!

June 19, 2010 at 1:22 PM  
Blogger PS~Erin said...

Heaven in box!! I love this stuff!

My absolute favorite part of your blog are your reveals, showing the before, after and the process of the transformation. Definitely keep that in!!

June 19, 2010 at 2:19 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

My dad just retired from working for 3M for 35 years!! I adore that company.

I love tutorials!

June 19, 2010 at 5:45 PM  
Blogger megan said...

I'd like to see kind of a look for less feature.

June 19, 2010 at 8:46 PM  
Anonymous shoshana said...

I loved the UES project and would love to just see more projects though I just feel soo inadequate seeing all the awesome DIY you do.

June 19, 2010 at 11:10 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

Being from Minneapolis, I have yet to find any blogs that list places locally to find some of the great buys that bloggers reference! I have always thought that there should be somewhere someone can visit that lists blogs by area and today I got on to catch up on your blog- and BAM! theres the poll! PLEASSEE do it!

I just graduated college and am getting ready to move all my stuff from the storage in my parents house to my own place that I can finally decorate how I want.. and this 3M stuff would be a major help!

Thanks for keeping up this amazing blog, I love it!

June 20, 2010 at 1:46 AM  
Blogger fiorella said...

I would love to see more of your DIY ideas.

June 20, 2010 at 2:18 AM  
Blogger Amanda said...

More tutorials for projects. It's fun, fun , fun to see the process of a project!

June 20, 2010 at 4:35 PM  
Blogger Amanda said...

I facebooked it too!

June 20, 2010 at 4:38 PM  
Blogger The Lone Dollier said...

I love your DYI items. Such cool ways of doing things.


PS. I'm a follower

June 20, 2010 at 10:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love your blog. Would love to win the 3M gift box. I agree with most of the comments about DIY projects and how to's would be great. But keep throwing in inspiration.

Also would love a post on great photo books to use as wall art. Every magazine you read says get a great photo book, art book whatever and frame some of the pics inside but would love some great ideas on what those books would be depending on the type of space you're trying to decorate.


June 21, 2010 at 8:54 AM  
Blogger Debra said...

My favories are the trash to treasure projects you do. Thamks for the great giveaway!

June 21, 2010 at 11:01 AM  
Blogger lmr said...

I'm about to move to Nashville, TN and these would work wonders in hanging art/organizing/etc. Thanks for the giveaway--

June 21, 2010 at 11:22 AM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

I love all your great DIY ideas! Would love to see more of those!

June 21, 2010 at 12:25 PM  
Anonymous Stacy @ Design Something Better said...

How about including more product sources? You have an impeccable sense of style and I love reading to see what you've been up to. Besides, I have some great ideas of what I would do with that box of 3M goodness!

June 21, 2010 at 12:30 PM  
Blogger NewQueenPhilly said...

My personal favorites are "how-to" and "before and after".

June 21, 2010 at 2:18 PM  
Blogger Elena said...

I love the how-to and before & after. I'd love to see some "design challenges" tackled, like maybe some reader's specific issues. I'm sure many of us have similar questions, so that would be really helpful.

June 21, 2010 at 7:39 PM  
Blogger Alisa D said...

I always love a good before and after of spaces.

June 21, 2010 at 9:39 PM  
Blogger Shifra said...

Same as everyone else, diy's and projects! Keep up the good work :)

June 21, 2010 at 9:53 PM  
Blogger Tammy@InStitches said...

omg, I love this stuff and I love seeing your projects.

June 22, 2010 at 11:31 AM  
Blogger other-option said...

Wow would I ever love to win that! I have so many uses for all of those 3M items, including a gallery wall. I love anything DIY related - especially with pictures to illustrate difficult projects.
- Danielle
other-option AT hotmail DOT com

June 22, 2010 at 11:55 AM  
Blogger Hello Lover... said...

I made it just in time - what an awesome giveaway! I love seeing the work you do in other places as well as your own - it's always an inspiration!

June 22, 2010 at 1:53 PM  
Blogger Andrea said...

I would love to see more DIY projects that we could try at home!!

June 22, 2010 at 9:19 PM  

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