Hello SCT friends!  We have been celebrating our 9th birthday these past 2 weeks and WOW you have truly blown us away with all your sweet birthday wishes!  Thank you, thank you, thank YOU! The connection we have with our readers around the globe is special.  Our partners/sponsors tell us all the time just how wonderfully grateful our readers are and we could not agree more.  We are grateful for YOU!  Thank you for helping us celebrate this 9th birthday and kick off the start of YEAR 10!  So exciting!

Now, let's get on to the reason we're posting today! (and thankfully keeping us FAR from the chocolate!!!)  We had over 50K visits to the blog these past two weeks and with over 5,000 comments left on all our giveaways, if you see your name below you should go out and buy a lottery ticket today 🙂 Using a random integer program, here are the comments that were randomly selected…

Day ONE – Doodlebug & 3L

HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY! Congrats on 9 years! What great partners you have in Doodlebug and 3L! Together you all make this world fun! Birthday blessings, Amy Hanschen - Posted by: Amy Hanschen | March 21, 2015 at 08:19 AM

Day TWO – Bo Bunny & Xyron

Years ago, at one of the first paper crafting classes I attended, I was introduced to Bo Bunny papers and have loved them ever since. I have several different Xyrons which are used almost every day but this is one I've not yet seen. What wonderful prizes. Thanks and Happy a Birthday, SCT. - Posted by: Marlene O | March 23, 2015 at 12:47 AM

Day THREE – Gossamer Blue & Lawn Fawn

That little file folder card looks like it would be fun to make and to receive. Thanks to SCT and to your sponsors. Love all the prizes you have come up with. & the opportunity to win one of them. - Posted by: Gramma Dee | March 27, 2015 at 02:37 PM

Day FOUR – American Crafts & Thermo O Web

Such wonderful prizes, thanks for the opportunity, keep eating cake!! WHOOP! - Posted by: Gisele | March 25, 2015 at 05:22 PM

Day FIVE – Maya Road, Core'dinations, Freckled Fawn

Beautiful layout and more amazing prizes! Thank you for sharing! - Posted by: Karina M | March 28, 2015 at 10:23 AM

Day SIX – Simple Stories & Paper Smooches

Ohhhh Nancy, I love the stitching on this fun card! All of the layers are perfect and that sweet little brad is all you needed to finish this one off. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us! I love Simple Stories and Paper Smooches! Thanks for the chance to win! (I am lovin' this birthday celebration….I don't know how you are going to top this on your 10th birthday!!!) - Posted by: Michele Smith | April 01, 2015 at 06:05 AM

Day SEVEN – Stampin' Up, Cocoa Daisy & Spellbinders

Wow-amazing prizes.
I love the cake.Catherine you do deserve every candle on the cake.
Stampin Up is the best.
Spellbinders dies are so cute.
Thanks Coca Daisy for the fabulous collection .
Happy 9th Birthday SCT
Posted by: Betty Boutilier | March 27, 2015 at 09:07 PM

Day EIGHT – Jillibean Soup, Taylored Expressions & Fancy Pants

Thank you so much for celebrating your birthday by giving US gifts! I can't wait for the issue to get here. I always look at it online, but then really take it in once it's in my hands. It's like getting a whole new issue for me. Silly, but true. I could read it everyday! - Posted by: Laura Evangeline | March 29, 2015 at 05:11 AM

Day NINE – Chameleon Pens, Bella Blvd., Close To My Heart & Sizzix!

Oh my! Fantastic giveaway! Hip hip horray on your special day! Thank you to you and all of your sponsors – the 9 days of birthday giveaways are so full of inspiration! thank you for your hard work and I look forward to celebrating many more birthdays with you!  Posted by: Michele V | March 29, 2015 at 09:00 PM

WOW!  Congratulations ladies!!!  To claim your prize, please send an email to catherine@scrapbookandcards.com with "birthday winner" in your reference line. We will require your full mailing address and telephone number.  You will also need to send an email from the email that you use to leave comments on Typepad.  All prizes will ship directly from the sponsor.

Again, thank you for to EVERYONE who joined us and celebrated right along with us.  It means the world to know you're out there reading SCT magazine, following here on our blog, following us on Facebook, Instagram (@sctmagazine), Pinterest, Twitter and YouTube.  And to answer a question we get often, we ARE a traditional printed magazine that you can hold in your hands while you curl up in a chair for a little YOU time.  If you wish to subscribe and have it delivered in a pretty white envelope right to your mailbox, you can do that HERE.  If you wish to just view SCT online, you can do that for FREE anytime HERE. We just want to be sure you're reading us, no matter how, when or where 🙂

For those celebrating Easter and Passover, we wish for you a beautiful day full of family, friends and great memories.  For those having a quiet Sunday, enjoy that too!

~  Catherine Tachdjian

Publisher, Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine