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It's Saturday, and for the Hochanda blog, that means Candy Day.  And it's sugar free!!  What could be better.

This week we have decided to give a couple of finished samples away.  One lucky winner will receive these two lovely cards:



The lovely little robin card is actually a card front, so will be ready for you to mount.
All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning is comment on this post.
Good luck :) 

Tune in to Hochanda every day 24/7 for lots of fun and crafty demonstrations! Watch our programmes live > Hochanda.com

You can also tune into Hochanda on Freeview channel 39, Sky channel 663 or Freesat 817.

Comments

  1. Love the Robin soooooo sweet. Great shows

    Crafty hugs Pen

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  2. I think the Robin front Card is so clean and fresh looking.. I really like the way you have used the Heart Wreath, lovely colouring.

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  3. Beautiful cards, would love a chance to win. Love the channel but wish it was on Virgin, not so easy to watch on the PC.

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  4. Brilliant cards would love to give them a home. I have been really impressed with the quality of the demonstrations long may you continue.

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  5. Hi
    Only just found this blog!
    Loving hochanda and have spent FAR too much already!!!

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  6. ive got most of my xmas pressies sorted thanks to hochanda ......

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  7. Hochanda Rules, The shows are fantastic, it is definitely my go to station out of all TV. I's on all day everyday. Thank you for bringing us such a wide variety.

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  8. Love both of them, think the heart is my favourtie though...............loving this channel from the getgo..........all my fav people in one place, yeah!!

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  9. Very pretty cards love the robin :)

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    1. Congratulations Caroline, If you could send a private message on Facebook or drop us an email social@hochanda.com we will get your prize sent straight out to you! :)

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  10. I want these they are lovely x

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  11. I want these they are lovely x

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  12. AND THE WINNER IS.... Caroline F Levy!

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