Gift Card Giveaway #2

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It’s been another fun year of True Value DIY Blog Squadding, and to celebrate one last time, we’re wrapping things up today with a $100 True Value gift card giveaway…

It’s good at any participating True Value store. (Click that link to make sure the True Value near you is participating in the giveaway.)

All you have to do for a chance to win it is leave us a comment on this post between now and Monday, December 31 (2012) at 8:00am (Central Time). We’ll randomly select a winner immediately after that and include their name at the bottom of Monday’s post. Good luck, and happy home-improving!

This post concludes our 2012 True Value DIY Blog Squad series.

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  1. says

    I loved your last house but also LOVE the new house. Keep up the great work and good luck and God Bless on your adoption plans.

  2. PreK Teacher says

    Thanks for the great giveaway! Love your blog…such inspiration on so many levels!

  3. Justine T says

    my most favorite blog :) thanks for the chance to win the gift card – lots of projects on my to-do list! happy new year!

  4. Gina says

    Great giveaway! I love your blog… and would love to be like you when I grow up. :)) Thanks!

  5. Tracy says

    Thank you for the opportunity. Would love to fix up my kitchen and make it beautiful.

  6. Marlene says

    You’re such an inspiration – thank you!!! Blessings and graces on your 2013 endeavors!

  7. Vanessa Winbigler says

    Thanks for the giveaway! Just purchased a new home and we have been inspired by your blog.

  8. Marie Luciano says

    Love this blog and your wonderful ideas. All the little changes that make an amazing room….Happy New Year!

  9. Jenn LaMountain says

    Fingers crossed for a speedy adoption. Through reading your blog it is evident that you will be wonderful parents and your child will grow up in a house of love!!

  10. Rachael S. says

    This would be great to use for all of the DIY projects I have planned for 2013!!

  11. Danielle says

    Love your blog, love your home, love your passion! Thanks for sharing all with us =D

  12. Renee Ault says

    I would love to win…we have a lot of things to fix up this old house!!! So overwhelming sometimes you just don’t even know where to start!! Happy New Year to you both!!

  13. gail kragthorpe says

    I am dreaming of what I can buy with this gift card…I am thinking paint! want to paint my living room!

  14. Chris P says

    Love True Value-I have lots of painting projects planned!! Thank you for a chance to win. Happy New Year!!

  15. Linda says

    Would love to win….thanks for the chance…we have a lot of home improvements we could do in the next year!!!!

  16. Peggy Nettenstrom says

    Thanks for a great year of inspiration! Happy New year to the two of you, and may your dreams come true in 2013. ~Peggy in TN

  17. Dee Dee B. says

    As a single mom on a tight budget, I look to your blog to get inspiration on creative, thrifty ideas and solutions to improve my home. This year I used one of your paint selections to paint my kitchen. I’m looking forward to seeing the changes to your new home. Have a great 2013!

  18. Gabbie says

    Would love to win this card-thanks for all your inspiring ideas! Happy New Year!

  19. tracy says

    I hope 2013 is a wonderful year for you & yours! Thank you for the chance to win the Home Depot giftcard. We can REALLY use it because we are rehabbing a property that needs LOTS of help!

  20. Robin White says

    I love your blog, love following your story as is unfolds and oh yeah, you give me the little nudge I sometimes need to bring my own plans to fruition.

  21. Shari says

    Love your new neighborhood! We drive through that area regularly on our way to my dad’s house — so pretty. Looking forward to seeing what the year holds for you and yours.

  22. says

    I am trying so hard to finish rebuilding my little home! Has been 2 years now and am almost finished with my sheetrock. Out of money! Could sure use the $100 gift card!
    (Bought an old home for $2000. Son took it apart and moved it to my other son’s back yard. We are rebuilding it. Living with my son in the meantime. He is a single dad raising his 9 year old son and he is ready for me to GO!!!)
    (Website is down due to finances right now)

  23. jennifer says

    Thank you for the giveaway! Love your new home and can’t wait to see what’s in store for you in 2013! xoxox

  24. Sandy Walker says

    Your blog is inspiring to me; especially the seasonal mantels. I look forward to your design and transformation journey in your new house.

  25. Wendy says

    I would love to win the gift card as we are finally landscaping our backyard this year!

  26. Kim says

    WOW, I could really use $100 from True Value. SO many fun things I want to do to my home.

  27. Ter'e Crow Lindsay says

    Oh gosh!
    I must get in on this one. DH and I are wanting to plank our island in the kitchen. DH is thinking it would be very costly to do this as he has none of the needed tools.
    Please put my name in the hat this time!!!!!!
    Plus, I hope you will be planking something in your new home! I need to watch VERY CLOSELY how you guys did this. My DH is thinking it is a big deal!!!!! Please tell us that that is not the case.
    Good Luck to all of us
    Ter’e and David!!!!!

  28. Auburn Margeson says

    Thank you for doing this giveaway!! We bought a 100 year old house recently and could definitely use it for our remodels :)

  29. says

    OH we just moved into a new house and this would be an AMAZING blessing for some fun new-house projects!!! I’d love to make some of those before-after pics I’ve dreamed of a reality! ;) Great giveaway – thanks Palmers!!

  30. Teresa Dickey says

    It’s been fun following your projects in both of your houses. Always an inspiration!

  31. Amy says

    Love your website and all the decorating tips! I would greatly appreciate this gift card, lots of DIY projects in 2013!

  32. Flavia Oliveira says

    Thank you for the giveaway
    Happy 2013
    May the Lord bless you and you family
    With love Flavia

  33. Crystal J says

    I love your blog and all of the ideas that you have. Would love to win a $100, we are moving soon and it would be great to use to help fix up! God Bless on your adoption!

  34. Kim says

    Love your site…I’m definitely a lurker, reading every post. My husband would greatly appreciate this gift card…so I’m crossing my fingers!

  35. Allison A. says

    Lovin’ all the stuff y’all are doing to the new house. Have you driven by the orig TLC to see if they have done anything to it? And congrats again on your adoption paperwork being accepted. I know a lot of us have been praying for y’all and the little one that will be in your arms soon.

  36. Amy B says

    Thanks for a fun and inspiring blog! Going to paint the dining room and this would be great to win!

  37. Kathy says

    What a great giveaway! Love your website and the sneak peeks into your home. You are both so gifted! Blessings for a great year!

  38. Angie says

    I would love to win! We have a million projects going on. I would put the $ towards the basement bathroom we are adding for my boys.

  39. Beth Gillem says

    Love your blog and beautiful new home! Praying for your adoption journey!

  40. Amy Y. says

    Have always loved the helpfulness of the folks at True Value. Would love a chance to support them more.
    Thanks for doing such a great job representing them.

  41. says

    My husband and I just bought our first house this fall and your blog has been such an inspiration! A gift card to true value would be so helpful because we’re still trying to gather enough tools to do some of the projects on our list :)

  42. Carol says

    Oh what I could do with a hundred dollars!!! I would love to finish several of my pieces. I also can finish the dining settee that I have started. Woohoo, pick me, pick me, lol. Thanks for sharing.

  43. Debbie V. says

    Thanks for the opportunity to win the giveaway. Enjoy reading about your new home and look forward to the updates!

  44. Brenda M. says

    Thanks for the opportunity. Love your blog and so excited for the adventures that await you in 2013!

  45. Deb says

    I have a notebook where I keep adding projects that need to be done. Following your blog only makes the list longer!!!!

  46. Lauri McIntosh says

    You are the young, blonde, skinny version of me! Haha. We always seem to be doing or buying the same things. We both bought the Pottery Barn lantern, we both just moved as soon as we got our houses done, and I’m adopted! I love your site, always so inspiring. Thanks for a chance to win.

  47. Maureen says

    We are in need of a number of items that my husband has found at True value for him to fix the bathrooms and then repaint sections of the wall.

  48. Cindy M. says

    Would love to win this!! Already have a few ideas. Enjoy your blog so much. You guys are inspiring.

  49. says

    I’m about to start redoing my kitchen in my 162-year-old brick home. I could definitely put this to good use. Thanks for the give away. I love seeing what you are working on.

  50. Pam Smith says

    I have so many home improvement plans for 2013! This would surely help make it happen!

  51. Kelly Z. says

    I would love to win this card! Already day dreaming about how I would
    use it. Good luck every one. Happy 2013!!!

  52. says

    We would love to have a True Value gift card to spend on our supplies for our BIG project of refinishing our basement! :)

  53. Glo says

    I have lots of home projects for 2013! A gift card would be awesome!
    Blessings to you!

  54. Jen says

    I could definitely use this for some landscaping projects I’m planning for the new year. Thanks :)

  55. Meagan B says

    Awesome! Just thinking about what I could use for all my DIY projects – have a happy new year!

  56. Karen says

    Have always enjoyed your blog for the decorating, but now I am also following your adoption story. Praying for great blessings and love.

  57. Debi k says

    Love your blog. The gift card would really come in handy! I’m a single, DIY -er and my mud room is sadly outdated! It even has wallpaper border!!

  58. Kristy West says

    Thanks for the giveaway! I could really use the gift card. My daddy passed away 2 months ago and he loved working on furniture. I have some of his pieces that I want to do something with but don’t have everything I need. :)

  59. Kelle McCarthy says

    I am a new follower and am so inspired by your blog and wisdom. Could really use this for our mantle and built-ins make over that we will be starting soon. Thanks!

  60. Lori Ann says

    We are moving at the end of January to a 1700’s New England colonial and could sure use some True Value dollars! Thanks for the chance!

  61. Jenni Vreeland says

    Have lots of upcoming projects that I would love to get done this coming year. Thanks for the giveaway. Winning would be great! :)

  62. Lisa says

    Love your blog! I have so much painting to do this year this gift card sure would help! Awesome giveaway!

  63. Kristin says

    We’ve got several projects to do in 2013 – this giftcard would be really helpful!

  64. says

    Love your new house. I am so excited to see you take it from nice to gorgeous.
    Like many commenters, we are also in the midst of taking our house on the same trip… this gift card would come in so handy.
    thanks so much!

  65. says

    So many things need to be done in our home and we’ve lived here for years……it just never ends, A gift card would be fantastic for so many reasons. Fingers crossed!!

  66. Dana says

    I am going to be working on my kitchen after Christmas decorations are put away. This could help buy some paint!!

  67. Kathy O-I says

    Your blog is my inspiration for 2013! Thank you for the chance to get started!!

  68. Kate says

    Love watching you make your home(s) gorgeous. You guys are so talented! Looking forward to reading about all that 2013 will bring you!

  69. Karen M says

    We have many projects to tackle and have been inspired by your blog. Fun giveaway. Thanks!

  70. Lisa says

    I love your blog! I have so much painting to do this gift card would really help! Awesome giveaway!

  71. Kathy W says

    Thanks for the chance! We will be remodeling after the first of the year so it would come in very handy. Love your blog!

  72. Pamela says

    Great giveaway! This would be a huge help in our kitchen or bathroom. Much appreciation for sharing all your diy projects and bits of your personal lives.. you are an inspiration!

  73. kelly reuss says

    My husband and I are buying our first home, signing the papers on Monday! I have been reading your blog for inspirations for our own little fixer upper!

  74. jennifer says

    I would love to win your gift card giveaway, why because I live in a house that has not yet been turned into a home and I would love the opportunity to do that for the family :) I love your website and look forward to all your posts :)

  75. Heather C says

    Thanks for the great giveaway. This could help us so much by getting some needed updates!

  76. Monica says

    Thank you for offering this giveaway. We could use this to diy a few finishing touches in our kitchen.

  77. Suzan says

    I have a few projects in mind for 2013 and would love the gift card to get started!

  78. Amber says

    Ooooh, I could spend this fast fixing up the hall bath. The peach counter tops have got to go.

  79. Denise says

    I love how creative you guys are!! It blows my mind!! But you inspire me so much! :)

  80. says

    Happy New Year Layla and Kevin! Continuing to pray for you as you embark on a new year, with new plans with the One who gives you
    TRUE VALUE!! Jeremiah 29:11

  81. says

    Wow, what a great give away! One of our new year’s resolutions is to get some things updated/improved on our house (8 years 4 kids later, its easy to just let things slide. And we need to get moving, the place is beginning to depress me.)

  82. DustiP says

    Love your blog and the inspiration! Gets me in trouble with ths hubs all.the.time.

  83. Donna Patterson says

    Here’s hoping you “randomly” pick me!!!!! Love your new home and can’t wait to see how you transform it “Palmer” style. Happy New Year!
    Donna aka TREOS ` The Receiving End of Sirens band member’s MOM :)

  84. Laura says

    I’d have to be crazy to turn down a chance at $100. Or at least crazier than I already am! Have a blessed New Year. I “wonder” what exciting things God has in store for you this year?!

  85. Brenda says

    What fun…I love a good giveaway! BUT i truly love your blog more! Such fun ideas… and inspiring stories. Thanks !! :)

  86. Anjanette says

    Thanks for keeping it simple. I am tired of the follow me ,Facebook it tweet, and Pin it giveaways. Who has time for all of that?

  87. Glenn says

    Love the Blog and inspiration it gives. Now for that card to carry out the ideas! : )

    • Renee Cuerden says

      Just found your blog and I’m loving it! Stayed up waaay to late last night reading over old posts. :) Just moved into our new home in October too, so the gift card would come in handy.

  88. says

    Oh my goodness that would be so awesome! We just bought a house and we need like…everything! True Value is the only hardware store we have in town! :D

  89. says

    I would love to win this! We are planning some projects around the house and our drill has kicked the bucket! Happy New Year! karen…

  90. PeggyAnn says

    I look forward to new posts in your new house in 2013. Thanks for a great giveaway!

  91. TracieMcOB says

    Would love to get started on some of my painting projects and outside planting. Thanks so much for the chance.

  92. Mary D says

    We LOVE your blog. My son and I work on your superfantabulous projects together…good quality time with laughter and actually achieving something! Times are tough for all of us as we have to wait to buy materials. Please enter us into the drawing. Thank you to both you and Kevin for all you give us.

  93. says

    Recently found your blog and have really enjoyed following. Lots of great ideas! We are getting ready to build and addition to our home for my mom to move into and this could come in handy!

  94. says

    Thanks for the chance to win! Goodness knows, I have enough home projects up my sleeve…I’d put that giftcard to good use! :)

  95. Anne says

    Happy New Year! Good Luck with the adoption, cannot wait to see the blessings 2013 will bring to you.

  96. says

    thanks for the chance to win this great gift card! and thanks for another wonderful year of blog posts, you are an inspiration.

  97. Pam says

    Boy, I have about 4237 projects with which I could use a little monetary help. :-). Thanks for the chance to win some help.

  98. Sue s. says

    Happy New Year Kevin & Layla! I’d love a chance to win this True Value gift card. I see some painting in my future:)

  99. Kim says

    Reading your blogs and looking at your pix always gives me a sense of calm. Thanks for your “centeredness” and postings. Blessings in 2013!

  100. Gina Burket says

    I love your blogs. I painted my kitchen cabinets the alabaster white and dove grey and they look great! Thank you.

  101. Megan says

    Thanks for the chance. I have “some” home improvement projects that would benefit from the gift card:)

  102. Kasey says

    I love to see how you transform spaces and furniture! Looking forward to all the new posts in your new home!

  103. Kay B says

    I have enjoyed spending time with you this past year, I am looking forward to spending time with you in 2013!

  104. Kate C says

    I’m excited to see what the new year holds for you and your new house. I have a list a mile long of projects and dreams…the question is: where to start? Thanks for the chance! I love True Value!

  105. says

    I would love a chance to win! I have a million projects up my sleeve for the new year, and a gift card would be a great help! Thanks!

  106. Elle says

    Looking forward to lots of seeing lots of decorating projects on TLC. Enjoy your new home in 2013!

  107. Brooke S says

    We love”True Value”! We had a small “True Value” down the street from our last house. If you do project anything like we do that Intel’s lots of trips to the hardware store. How fast and convenient the “true value” store is for all the forgotten items.

  108. Lora Spangler says

    Have a couple of DIY projects for me and my hubby to complete in the new year! … and even some for my kids! Thanks!

  109. Jackie says

    We would love to win this gift card! My husband just ripped up the carpeting on our stairs, and we need paint and molding! Hope we win!

  110. Marion says

    I just found your blog for the first time today, while looking through photos on houzz for a bedroom design inspiration. Love your ideas and bookmarked your blog!

  111. kathy hanson says

    After looking at my bank statements, post Christmas, it sure would be nice to win a $100 True Value Gift card!

  112. Janet says

    Thanks for the chance to win.
    Guess what I asked for and got for Christmas from my kids….(thanks to my guy) a 29 piece master mechanic screwdriver! Love the recommendation. I sent him the true value link!
    As always, love reading and keeping up with you both!

  113. Denise says

    I would love an opportunity to win! Have a long list of projects to do for the new year. God’s Bless on the progress of your adoption.

  114. Lynda Zeiler says

    Hello LC,
    Thanks for sharing! I could really use some $$help with my DYI’s!

    Lilly :)

  115. Kathy Whalen says

    Love your blog….made your flannel sail boats for my mantel. My dad passed away on Sept. 17th and I used his flannel pjs for the sails….making some for my sister.

  116. Lynn M says

    Thanks for the chance to win. I love your blog. Your new home is turning out spectacular. We’re planning a remodel of two bathrooms and maybe the kitchen this year. Can’t wait to see your progress in 2013.

  117. Carol P. says

    I can think of quite a few ways to take advantage of a gift card from True Value :) Thanks for the opportunity.

  118. Joan says

    Love following your blog. We even went to Tybee Island after your post. Excited to follow your new house transformation.

  119. joanne newlund says

    Love your blog and am so excited for your next big adventure…creating a larger family. May 2013 find your home filled with adventure, joy and love.

  120. Kim says

    Have been a reader of your blog since the beginning and can’t wait to see what you do with the new house! Thanks for the giveaway!

  121. Angela says

    Wishing you many blessings in 2013! I know it’s going to be an amazing year for you guys & look forward to reading all about your journey!
    Thanks for the opportunity to win this…so many projects, so little time! ;)

  122. Daniela says

    My husband and I love the chance to win so we can cozy up our home!
    Many blessings during your JUNE year.

  123. Alison says

    Yay! Another giveaway! I never won before but hope to get lucky this time!

    Happy New Year!

  124. Dawn Beaver says

    I will be painting my bathroom and doing other projects that I could use the gift card for.

  125. says

    Would love, love, love to get this!! Whoot! Whoot! Painting the kids rooms is high on the priority list!!

  126. Melanie Castleberry says

    LOVE your blog!! And would really be happy to win that True Value gift card!! :)

  127. Melissa says

    Thanks for the chance to win, would be so appreciated for our kitchen remodel!!!!!! :-)

  128. Jan says

    Perfect timing!! Today I am cleaning out our ” walk in” closet that has jokingly been called the “throw in” closet and could really use the gift card for paint and shelving.
    Thanks for the contest and highlighting True Value. We really try to support small businesses in our area and True Value is one of our favorite stores!
    P.S. I love your blog, you and Kevin have given me loads of great, practical ideas to use in our home. I especially love Pick My Presto.

  129. Alice Pecora says

    I’ve been following you for a long time. Love your house. Love your style.

  130. Sheri Hepworth says

    It would be a real blessing to have some help with house fix-ups. We have our hopes set on adopting a sweet little boy in China and we’re doing some work around the house to make things look good for our home interviews!!

  131. Jen H says

    Your house is my dream house! 8 long years of renting and I am so ready to own a place. Trying to be patient with God’s plans for us..

  132. GinaE says

    I have such a list of projects, and this gift card would be such a needed help to get things done. Many thanks for the chance to win!!!

  133. Elsabeth Maka says

    We are in the process of moving to a new area to start a new church and this gift card would be a blessing in sprucing up the new place and making it our home :) Thanks for doing this giveaway !!!

  134. says

    I’m looking forward to watching all the plans for your new home unfold this year. It’s such a pretty home and I love the beautiful neighborhood you choose. Thanks for letting me enter your giveaway.

    Best wishes for a bright and happy New Year,
    Tracy @ Cotton Pickin Cute

  135. Jeanna says

    So happy I found your blog last year :) Love the new house, and can’t wait to see all you do with it!

  136. Dara Palmer says

    OOooooohhh, I sure could use that! Got myself a fixer upper and running out of money! : ) Love your blog, you have the same taste as me…maybe we’re related! HA!

  137. Megan says

    Excited for all the exciting plans you have for 2013. Love our local Tru Value and moving next week, so this would be great. Thanks for inspiring me!

  138. Mallory Bope says

    Love your blog! We,re getting ready to move, and reading your blog has given us lots of ideas!

  139. Carolyn Mulhollen says

    Love your blog and look forward to all the inspiration it will provide in the new year

  140. Cindy says

    We are in the midst of a total upgrade around here, and I would so love to win this gift card:)

    Best thoughts and hopes for your New Year:)

  141. Britton Gammill says

    I am following your adoption process closely and wish for the best for all three of you.

  142. Kim P. says

    Love your blog! The two of you have inspired me to tackle a make over of your spare bedroom, thank you for sharing your talents.

  143. Jane Meeker says

    Wishing you a fulfilling New Years….and praying your little munchkin finds you & your home and a blessed life in your arms.

    True Value could almost be another description of our Lord.

  144. Lisa says

    Love TLC! Thanks for the giveaway … I could SO use one of these…


    Happy New year!

  145. Carole says

    Can’t wait to see what great things you have planned for your new house. Really have enjoyed Max and Kit Cat, too.

  146. Margy Milewski says

    I’m really enjoying the progress on the new house! Looks like fun. Also just want to say how much I love your sweet spirit.

  147. says

    Looking forward to following 2013 with you! Hoping a little one will come along to inspire a cozy cottage nursey!

  148. Deanna says

    Thanks for the giveaway! I love following your blog and am very interested to learn more about your adoption process as we are considering adopting as well. Best wishes for the new year!

  149. Andrea ONeil says

    Fixing up our 600sq ft house that houses 2 adults and four kids (dogs). Yep, here’s to hoping we get a true value help a Rama! Love lettered cottage!

  150. kristy w says

    We love True Value!! Thanks for this awesome giveaway, Hope i win, And Happy New Year to you!

  151. Sharon Hermens says

    Thank you for the opportunity to win a True Value gift card. I really enjoy your blog and look forward to seeing more updates on your new home

  152. Jessica Hutto says

    Yeah for an awesome giveaway!! I really enjoy reading TLC blog posts. You guys are great!! :)

  153. Cory S. says

    It’s been a great year of following you. I’m looking forward to 2013 and your new home improvements. I’m sure this is the year for the pitter-patter of little feet! I mean at your house, not mine! I’ve already done that. It’s more the stomps of 3 big kids now. :-)

  154. jaxc says

    This is a wonderful giveaway! I have all kinds of little DIY’s to accomplish and this would be a huge help.

  155. Brenda M. says

    Thanks for the great giveaway! This gc will come in handy for us! Thanks again!

  156. says

    I would love to win this. Thanks for a fun year on your blog. I have so many ideas I am trying out. Wishing you and Kevin a Happy New Year!

  157. Susanne says

    My husband and I spent the morning discussing our goals and “wish lists” for the year ahead. There are plenty of “need to do” projects and a really special “want to do” project on our list! So, a True Value gift card would be a real encouragement to us! We love your style and have “pinned” quite a few of your ideas!! Thanks for the inspiration, and Happy 2013!!

  158. pam says

    woo-hoo! been looking at the tool kevin showed a few weeks back when you were putting up blinds!

  159. Dawn says

    We sure could use that gift card towards finishing our basement right now. This True Value give away is perfect for this time of year!

  160. says

    I’d comment even without a chance to win the gift card. I have enjoyed your blog so much over the years. More than anything, I am looking forward to your adoption news in the new year. Happy 2013

  161. Anne says

    I am so excited to see you guys take on another project with your new home! I want to paint my bedroom (first time I’ve ever tackled something like that on my own – and I’m 33! Ha!) and would love to use this card to help with my project!

  162. Denise says

    Hi! Love your blog, can’t wait to see what you do with your new place, and am excited about you two getting to be a mom and dad! This week, we are working on our hallway and hall closet, baseboards and doors and door knobs all need some work!

  163. Ann W says

    Looking forward to all sorts of new projects at your new home. I have never seen a housing area as cute as yours. Good luck with your adoption journey. Ann

  164. Angie says

    Would love the gift card – could use a new kitchen table light !
    Oh and I loved your trip to Peru, so inspiring :)

  165. trish says

    Thanks for the chance to win! Wishing you and Kevin a happy and healthy New Year!

  166. grace says

    Oh .. we have couple house projects to do so this gift card would come very handy ..thanks for the chance. Happy New Year to you!

  167. Rene V says

    Your blog is awesome! Thanks for this great giveaway! I’d love to give the giftcard to my husband for his birthday…if I could keep myself from spending it first :)

  168. says

    How wonderful of you! We are in the middle of trying to finish the room above the garage (and I just thought of what I want to do to the laundry area!) so the gift card would certainly come in handy here (especially with college bills coming due right now. boohoo.)
    Thank you for your always appreciated generosity!

  169. Daniella says

    I love reading your blog. Your Compassion trip was truly touching. Thanks for sharing your life with us. Oh and…I would love to win this giveaway!!:) Cheers!

  170. Kellie says

    We just bought our 1st house, Who knew that when you become a grown up you would need so much..stuff? . Happy New Year!!

  171. Kristi Staples says

    I am a die-hard decorating nut! If only my budget would allow, my tiny little 1000 sq ft home would be so serene and comfy! Trying to add warmth and character to a 1996 ranch style house is no easy task! haha! I LOVE your blog and your new house!! Congrats on the new place!

  172. Cyndy says

    Who wouldn’t love to win this giftcard? Oh the possibilities are endless with True Value!! Cyndy

  173. Kristy says

    $100 would sure go along way at our True Value store. I love how helpful they are there and I love their spray paint selection!

  174. says

    I enjoy reading your blog, seeing your photos and the inspiration you give to everyone. I m prying for a great adoption journey for you both. HaPpY NeW yEAr

  175. says

    Thanks for the chance to win. I have a long list of projects for 2013, so winning would be a great help. I’m looking forward to all the inspiration you will provide this year. I still go back to my pin of your bathroom from the old house. Happy New Year!

  176. Patti Wilson says

    Happy New Year. I hope all your dreams come true in 2013. I would love to win the GC and get my DIY on!

  177. Jean T says

    Love your blog. Praying for a smooth adoption process for you and Kevin. God bless you in the New Year!

  178. Patty says

    I am working on alot of DIY projects right now, so this gift card would really help out! BTW love following your blog!

  179. Donna Lohr says

    Yes, please. My little husband and I are building our retirement home together and are always running to Ace Hardware.

  180. says

    Tank for the opportunity…..there so many pending projects to complete and this giveaway will be very helpful.

  181. says

    Thanks so much for having this giveaway! We are in the process of doing some major projects in our home in preparation for our first child!

  182. says

    Thanks for the chance! We have a True Value store down the street and it gets lots of visits thanks to the long “to do” list I give my husband!

  183. Abby says

    Love following your blog Layla! I have been praying for you and Kevin through this adoption process. God is faithful…continue to trust Him!

  184. Cynthia Smiley says

    Happy New Year to both of you. I look forward to seeing all that you create in the new year.

  185. Lisa says

    I’ve moved recently, and I have a zillion projects. Best wishes to you and Kevin in the new year!

  186. Holly says

    I absolutely love your blog and you and Kevin seem like such a great couple. I was really touched by your posts from your Compassion trip. My husband and I sponsor a child through Compassion in Nigeria and we pray that we will have the same opportunity to meet her someday. Thank you for sharing your lives with us all each day. God bless!

  187. Kristie C says

    I want to paint my walls so bad! This would totally help make my dream come true!

  188. rae says

    I want your house!!!!! It is so cool and after you and Kevin finish with it it will be gorgeous. I want my hubby to make us a new TV stand so that is what the gift card will be used for if I win……:)

  189. Dawn says

    finally putting shelves in our linen closet will be our first diy project of 2013 and this gift card would be a huge blessing! thank you for this giveaway!

  190. Melinda T says

    Thanks for the giveaway! I love reading your blog for diy and photography inspiration!

  191. Kathy Barger says

    Love your blog…I have lots of projects in the works and that
    gift card would sure come in handy! Blessings to you in 2013

  192. Liz VanKirk says

    Boy oh Boy – I could think of a few things to jump start 2013 with this!

  193. MariaA says

    I so enjoy your blog! We would love to redo our deck this spring. Happy New Year!!

  194. Suzie says

    …HAPPY NEW YEAR, here’s to a crazy 2013…love what you do, keep up the awesomeness! Peace & smiles…

    • kathy d says

      i sure could use some more storage stuff, who doesn’t? Here’s to hearing all about you in 2013!

  195. Erica says

    I would love to win this so that we could follow your paneled ceiling tutorial and improve our kitchen!

  196. Barb says

    You guys are such an inspirtation in so many ways! Love your blog and the new home. Looking forward to some reorgainization here in the new year and the gift card will help to jump start some long overdue projects!

  197. Molly abeloe says

    I have loved being a companion on your journey! Thanks for sharing your life!

  198. Sue says

    How much fun … and handy for all the repairs of our brand new home.
    So many options … Blessings to all in the brand new year 2013.


  199. Terrie m says

    Thanks for the giveaway! Your blog is one of my favorites and I’m excited to see what you do in 2013!

  200. Charolette Norton says

    I started following your post after my daughter’s friend Jaimi posted something about you and Kevin. I am a neighbor to Deb Z and have been friends for many years! Love seeing all of your amazing ideas!

  201. Penny says

    A new year and so many projects to start in 2013. Thank you for your wonderful blog.

  202. Meg says

    Love your blog! We just moved into a new cottage too and a gift card would be a great start to get our home looking chic!

  203. Denise says

    What a great way to start the new year….a gift card in hand ready to try a new DIY project found on your site.
    Thanks for all the inspiration.
    Keeping my fingers crossed.
    Best Wishes to all ;)

  204. DeniseP says

    Your blog is a great place for inspiration — in more ways than one!
    Blessings for a joy and peace-filled 2013…

  205. Kathy Scruggs says

    So excited for the two of you. There are a lot of big things going on in your life! Would love to win the gift card!

  206. Kristy Davis says

    We would love to win this for our new house. We just moved in the weekend after Thanksgiving.

  207. Kristen says

    Oooooh! Pick me! We just moved into a “money pit” and need all the help we can get fixing her up!

  208. Ruth Stewart says

    Nothing ventured, nothing gained. Plus it’s a chance to let you know how much I enjoy your blog. All the best in 2013!

  209. Lauren says

    Your hard work is such an inspiration! I’ve bookmarked SO many ideas and things to inspire my own home.

  210. Mechelle Ash says

    I looove decorating and transforming a home from tired to warm and happy. although i have yet to start a blog, I have enjoyed, have been excited and inspired by the Letterd Cottage blog. So much so that I went back to school online and have recently gotten my Interior Decorating certificate : ). It’s a passion we all share- thanks Layla!

  211. Janet -Navarre, Fl says

    I would like to use this to start on our deck. I enjoy your blog and following your journey!

  212. Claire says

    There is a True Value near my daughter and son-in-law and they could use the gift certificate for themselves. I too love your blog.

  213. Kristin Nichols says

    We have a 1930 bungalow….this would be a Godsend!! Thank you for the chance!!

  214. Jennifer Strauss says

    I absolutely love your blog!! We just bought our first house on 6 acres and are decorating it in cozy cottage style! Look forward to 2013 and all the exciting projects you will do to turn your new home into a cozy cottage and hopefully add a new addition to your family! There is nothing better than adopting a child. We adopted our son 14 years ago! Happy New Year!

  215. Laurie Ann says

    Oh, I have so many projects planned for the New Year here at Idgie’s Cottage. This Gift Card would help a lot!

    Love your posts and am praying for your adoption – You two will be wonderful parents!

    Thank You So Much For Sharing Your Lives!
    Hugs From Laurie aka Idgie

  216. Mickey says

    I am a big fan of your blog — I check it almost daily. Good luck on the adoption. Would love, love, love to win the gift card. So many projects….!

  217. jolieanne says

    I love your blog! We do not have a True Value store in Martin County, Florida. Wish we did! Love your D I Y projects!

  218. Trishia S says

    Would love to put some fresh paint on the walls of our new home. I wish you well on your adoption journey…….ours has been a long road but we hope to be able to bring a child into our home, finally, this year!

  219. Jill says

    My retirement home that I’m now in is in dire need of new paint! I would put this to good use. Really enjoy your blog and website, I get great ideas and maybe I would be able to use some! Thanks for the opportunity! Enjoy the new year!

  220. Donella Wadel says

    Love reading your blog! helped me define my style so much better! A gift card ???? Yes! =)

  221. Holly B says

    So many things I could buy with this! I’ve been dying to add some splashes on color to my apartment.

  222. Amy says

    I’d love to finish my master bath project with this. Thanks for the opportunity!

  223. says

    I would truly value having a True Value gift card as we’ve got some work to do on the siding. “smile”

  224. jamie jennings says

    Tackling a basement remodel this year so this would be great! We live in Grand Rapids Mi and saw you were in Canton recently. I almost drove there to see if I might run into you! ;0). (Don’t read your blog much or anything…insert sarcasm). Thanks!

  225. says

    Thank you for the giveaway opportunity and Happy New Year in your new home! I look forward to hearing about your new projects on the house and family front this year!

  226. Edith Wilkens says

    I only just found you and looks like fun, so here goes for a NEw Year.

  227. Edwina says

    You two are always so generous-in so many ways! Thank you for the opportunity to win this card!

  228. Geri says

    Just finished the pine board ceiling in my hubby’s room (thanks to your inspiration) and ended up white washing it… looks great – thanks to you two…..tomorrow is the molding and than the floor……wish us luck!! LOL Would love to win the gift card…with that & your inspiration how could we go wrong?? My best to you both and to a great 2013!

  229. Kim Olea says

    I have so many things I could use a Tru Value card for, especially paint!!! Our house is so in need of paint!

  230. Kim A says

    Would love to win a True Value gift card. Back this past summer when y’all promoted their Master Mechanic dual-drive ratcheting screwdriver, bought 3 of them for my sons and husband for Christmas. They all loved it. So I’m sure I can find something else to love too.

  231. says

    Yours is my favorite blog. I so appreciate your lovely style and ideas, but especially your lovely spirit. It is refreshing to read of your Faith and hope, and to see your gratitude for God’s provision in your life.

    In Him,
    Kelly Orr

  232. says

    the highlight of my day is your blog. Love your new house and can’t wait for that baby to help fill it! Thanks for the chance to make a dream come true at True Value!

  233. Kelly says

    I love our local True Value. It’s super close to our house, and it feels like the hardware stores in my small home town.

  234. says

    Thanks for hosting the giveaway! We wish you a Happy New Year and hope that 2013 will bring news of a little Palmer! :)

  235. says

    Love your blog! Thanks for the chance to win. There’s a lot of projects that need done around here and this prize would sure help!

  236. Kelley says

    I would LOVE to win! I have a few DIY projects in mind for the nursery (that I’m frantically trying to complete before our first child is born in February).

  237. Susan says

    I love the creative ideas you come up with. Thanks for the chance to win! Happy 2013

  238. Kenia Sapounakis says

    Awesome gift! Thanks! I want to buy wood-trim to make a frame for my bathroom mirror! :-)

  239. Jackie says

    Enjoy your blog…We have had the rap of a hammer sounding at our house today with a project my husband has enjoyed doing. What a great giveaway this would be to win…thanks for the chance to win!

  240. Debra H. says

    I always love to click on you page to see what great things y’all have made or refurbished. Y’all make it look so easy.

  241. Sandra says

    I am so looking forward to all the changes coming to your new cottage (and hopefully family?) in 2013! Cheers!

  242. Kelly D says

    We are going to work on finishing our basement next. Thanks for the giveaway

  243. mary fanara coleman says

    Thanks again for another fantastic giveaway. And a Happy New Years.

  244. Jen says

    I love the lettered cottage and always look to you guys for new ideas and ways to reinvent neglected spaces in our home that need more love. Thanks for the chance to win…currently working on a bathroom and closet office space.

  245. Brenda Ramsey says

    Happy New Year-I look forward to more great ideas from you in the coming year

  246. Laurie M says

    Thanks for the opportunity, I love Tru Value’s paints.
    Number one on the To Do List for 2013 is the bathroom, so this would so be appreciated.

  247. Cindy says

    I L.O.V.E. your blog!!! So much inspiration!!! Thanks for the chance to win and Happy New Year!!!

  248. kristy riordan says

    I just love all that you guys do! i am eager watching the new house get transformed into your custom home. It’s very inspirational. Also, wishing you the best with this hopeful time if adoption. May 2013 be very blessed for you!

  249. Cindy Jones says

    I’m going to need new drawer pulls after we paint our kitchen cabinets. The True Value gift card would be wonderful.

  250. says

    There are a lot of projects I want to tackle in the new year so this would be a great help:) Happy New Year!

  251. Liliana says

    LOVE the giveaway! I could definitely use this for some projects I have planned.

  252. Kim says

    Sure would love to start out 2013 with a gift card to help with our DIY projects around the house

  253. Kathy says

    Went in to True Value for some paint, boy were they helpful. I could definitely use that gift card my “honey do” list is pretty long:)

  254. Sandy A says

    What a great way to end the year–or start the new one with this generous gift card…

  255. Megan says

    I would love to win this gift card! I have a secretary that I just inherited that I will be giving a new look!

  256. Ardythe Kurle says

    Hi….thank you for offering this prize! I really enjoy your blog and loved watching your former home come into it’s own and look forward to see what you come up with in your new home! Love your cottage style and all your wonderful ideas, plus your fun writing style!

  257. Carrie Alexander says

    Thanks for the chance to win a gift card to True Value! I have a few projects in the works and this would come in handy!

  258. Vicki Winn says

    I love your blog. I have found so many wonderful ideas here. Have a happy 2013!

  259. Lititz247 says

    Just entered “blogland” this year……have been so thankful I stumbled upon yours. I always look forward to a post!!! Happy New Year!!! :)

  260. Anita Wilkinson says

    I just bought a house and have a long list of To Do items to jazz it up a bit. I always look to your blog for inspiration and know how!

  261. says

    I’m always up for a trip to our True Value – they are such a friendly helpful bunch in my hometown! I’ve enjoyed all your True Value blog squad projects – thanks for the chance to win!

    • Jennifer R. says

      Love your website/blogsite!!! In the process of beginning to transform my 1970’s-built, split-level home into ‘cottage’ style! One thing at a time!

  262. Hanna says

    We have so many projects in the pipeline for 2013! This is a great giveaway. Happy New Year!

  263. says

    I can think of a few things to spend $100 on… like decorating our new addition. Happy new year. I think there are exciting things in store for you in the year ahead.

  264. Norma says

    Oh what a great giveaway!!!! I would love to win and have a fun trip to my friendly True Value store!

  265. Lisa Size says

    We just ordered new bathroom cabinets today for our girls bathroom which is way overdue. We’ve lived with the 70s olive green bathtub for far too long, even the Brady Bunch would agree it’s got to go! This is one of the last rooms we need to do finally after 15 years, this gift card would be phenomenal! Happy 2013 to all!

  266. Patty Page says

    I’d love to win a gift card to True Value—we always say we live in the projects!

  267. Patty says

    Yippeee….hope I win…. the gift certificate would help me with supplies to paint my stairs and begin my guest room redo! Thanks for this giveaway!! And….Happy new Year!!

  268. Jenny says

    Thank you for a wonderful giveaway! Congratulations on your beautiful new home, I can’t wait to see how you work your magic and make it come to life! :) I’ve been praying for and thinking of you guys during your adoption process, I know I don’t know you but from what I’ve read the last few years following your blog I think that any little bundle of joy would be lucky to have you two as parents! :)

  269. Janet says

    I have lots of projects in mind for the new year! Thanks for the chance to win.

  270. Debby says

    We’re hoping to put our little home on the market in the spring and have a ton to do to get it ready so we would love a gift card! :)

  271. Elizabeth says

    You both are so wonderful and deserve only the very best. Thank you for sharing so much this past year.

  272. Jill says

    Thank you for sharing your experiences – you’ve got me hooked on blogging!!!
    Happy New Year!

  273. rachel says

    We’re living in an old Victorian house that could definitely use some sprucing up.

  274. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. says

    Oh what a generous giveaway! This would help get those 2013 projects off to a great start!

  275. Jacqueline Couch says

    Thanks for the chance to win!! I recently got married and my husband and I moved into a “fixer-up” home and are currently remodeling our bathroom :) I absolutely love your blog and you guys are such an inspiration!!

  276. tina says

    This would be a great way to start the new year with a new project. Thanks for the opportunity!

  277. Jennifer C. says

    Thank you! I love your blog! I thought of ya’ll the other day as we drove through Montgomery! Good luck on the new house! May you be blessed in the new year!

  278. Ryan Roth says

    Thanks for the perfect timing give away! The New Year always gets me motivated for some improvements! And congrats on your new journey! So excited for you!

  279. Barbara says

    I can t wait to see your new house projects – and to start painting my kitchen cabinets. Well, I’ve been procrastinating about painting but I intend to paint them in 2013…
    Happy New Year!

  280. says

    Would love to win! We have several home improvement projects in the works, including a nursery to finish up! :)

  281. lisa k says

    Thanks for this giveaway and for such an inspiring blog.wishing you both a happy and healthy 2013.

  282. mary says

    I have been following you for years and love watching your homes and your lives devilop and change.

    ps You can come up to Michigan anytime and work on my house. :)

  283. Urban Wife says

    Many blessings to y’all in 2013 – it’s going to be awesome, I’m sure! :)

  284. sandi r says

    Love your blog and would love a gift card cause I am a hardware kinda lady…. SANDI

  285. Barbara says

    Happy New Year Kevin and Layla! Hoping this year will be filled with lots of joy and happiness!

  286. Dana says

    I’m new to your blog, but I’m really inspired by you! My husband and I just bought our first house and I’m using your house (new and old) as inspiration. We are also beginning to think about adoption – my husband was adopted and has always wanted to pay that forward. I’m so interested to hear about the process as you go through it. Happy New Year!

  287. Colleen says

    Happy and peaceful new year to you and Kevin……
    Looking forward to seeing more projects!

  288. Mariefi OMalley says

    If chosen I would love to redo our front porch make it a happy entrance!:)

  289. Maureen says

    What a great way this would be to start off the New Year! Thanks for the guveaway and all the best to ou both in 2013.

  290. Michelle H. says

    Thanks for the chance….I love my local True Value. The employees there are always helpful and I really could use some paint for my back hallway

  291. Jill Stevens says

    Great for my little guys room, since we just moved. He needs a more grown up room. Thank you True Value!

  292. Glenda says

    I love reading your blog!!! You have really inspired me to decorate and declutter!!!! I look forward to following your inspiration in the new year!!!

  293. Jennifer M. says

    I have a bunch of projects this would come in handy for! Wishing you the best in 2013!

  294. Denise Gebalski says

    What a great giveaway . Have a very Happy, Healthy, Prosperous New Year.!

  295. Linda says

    Wishing you all the best in the new year! Thanks for such a fabulous blog … I enjoy checking in!

  296. Susan Pipich says

    Have enjoyed your continuing adventures for years and cant wait to learn more about “June”. Hope you know how much you are appreciated by those of us who follow you. Happy New Year!

  297. Katherine Ruiz says

    Thank you for inspiring us while we take on projects in our first home- a foreclosure in Georgia! We adore your site! Thanks for sharing your wonderfully eclectic ideas, style and inspiration! Happy New Year & many blessings on your new family venture!

  298. Julie Stevenson says

    Love your blog! Lots of great info and inspiration!! Keep up the good work!! Thanks for wanting to adopt…from a lucky adopted one!

  299. Sharon R says

    I have a whole list of True Value stuff on my list to buy for 2013.
    Thank you for the contest!
    Happy New Year!!

  300. Jan says

    I have lots of projects and the gift card would sure help. Love your new house! Happy New Year to both of you!

  301. Jan G. says

    I’m still searching for the funky screwdriver with the extension give-a-way you had… the $100 would help me find it! thanks for all of your shared visions… happy 2013

  302. Tucker says

    Thank you for inspiring all of us to create more, spend less and love one another and our world with passion.

  303. Melissa says

    Just wanted you to know I love your blog – thanks for sharing your heart and encouraging and inspiring me.

  304. Cheryl says

    I need to put some shelves in my bathroom and add some crown molding to my bedroom. I love your inspirational designs so much!

  305. Jennifer Eyring says

    You have a great blog! I’d love to win a True Value gift card. Always needing something from the hardware store!

  306. lisa G in TN says

    Love the new house ….looking forward to seeing all the projects. Blessings to you in the new year.

  307. says

    Thanks thanks and thanks. Enjoy following your blog and your projects. Excited to see your new home take shape.

  308. Beth N. says

    I soooo need this card, we received a fabulous (parents love them!)gift of new flooring for our kitchen so really need to stip wallpaper and now need paint and new molding of course!

  309. LynnMA says

    Would love to update our den, hasn’t been touched in 12 years! First plan of action is to paint the natural pine woodwork…much to my husbands dismay heehee!

  310. Melody Berns says

    Yeah for home improvement! This would help out so much! Thanks Kevin and Layla!

  311. Laura C. says

    Would love to win! Just bought our first house six months ago and homeownership is expensive! Thanks for the giveaway:)

  312. Amy says

    I would love to win! We have a few small projects left to finish up our entire home renovation! A little extra money would come in handy here at the end!

  313. Jenn says

    Love you guys! Love your blog! Love your giveaways!
    Can’t wait to see what you show us in the new year! :)

  314. Caroline says

    I would love to try the Swift Driver you recommended in July. Thanks for the giveaway!

  315. Courtney M says

    Thanks for the giveaway! Hope you both had a very Merry Christmas! We’re looking forward to hearing the adoption song :)

  316. Karyl says

    I’m about to tackle redoing the kiddos’ bathroom in the next week or so–winning this would be ever so timely! Happy New Year to you & Kevin and may your 2013 be one of your best!

  317. Cheryl says

    So enjoy your blog. Referred my sister to it when she was building her new farm style house. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  318. Danielle says

    Love your blog….lots of fun ideas! It would be great to win a gift card for the many projects I have in mind in the New Year.

  319. Sandra Dee says

    This would be a great way to start the new year. I have so many house projects in mind and this would give me the cash to make some of them happen. Thanks for the chance to win!

  320. Angel says

    I am looking forward to reading more about your adventures, especially with your 1st child, in 2013. Thank you for making me laugh, cry and just feel happy.

  321. Stacy says

    So many projects I want to tackle in 2013. This would get me started. Love True Value!

  322. Jennifer says

    I sure know my hubby would love to get his hands on this to finish some home projects!

  323. says

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway. I would give the gift card to my husband for being such a supportive guy – we have some neat projects in mind (re-purposing an old handcart into a coffee table is one of them!) and this would come in handy.

  324. Crystal says

    I look forward to reading your blog ( I check it daily to see if there is a new post)! You have such great ideas and it motivates me to get crafty in my house :)

  325. says

    I am so glad I discovered your blog in 2012, and will be following for 2013. Maybe by 2014 you will have a little one around to celebrate with!

  326. Kim S. says

    Whoever wins will be off to a great 2013, (of course I’d love if it was me)!

    Thanks for sharing your adventures with blogland, 2013 looks to be an exciting year for you and us!

  327. Marcia Evans says

    I loe your blog and your TVH projects and post… Pck me, I have lots of projects lined up for 2013 ;)

  328. Mindy says

    Love your new house! Looking forward to seeing how you transform it over this upcoming year!!

  329. Chel says

    Your blog has been a great source of inspiration. Looking forward to 2013 for more great ideas. PS Love that you choose True Value. I was just there the other day and it still feels like a nostalgic small town hardware store.

  330. Kel says

    I have enjoyed reading your blog this year and look forward to 2013 – should be an exciting year for us both!!

  331. Geneva says

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway! I love your blog and can’t wait to see what you have coming up in the new year.

  332. Dawn says

    Love your new house. But one day I will re-create the Reading room from your first house. It was beautiful!

  333. Beth P says

    Thanks for the chance to win! I’d buy some paint. Have a few rooms to redo in 2013 :)

  334. Nicole says

    LOVE your blog and your home! I just discovered your blog a few weeks ago and have been enjoying reading about how you have redone the rooms in your house! My husband and I just bought our first house and your blog has inspired me to do some projects wih our home.

  335. Jennifer Contla says

    You have to be the most inspiring people I know! I love you site and visit it every chance I get. I am looking forward to the new year with the help of your beautiful spirit and willingness to share, uplift and inspire!


  336. Cheryl Victor says

    love your blog, and your new home, always an inspiration
    keep up the great work

  337. Sylvia says

    Great give away. My hubby and I would love to have $100 for some much needed projects.

  338. says

    Wow – this is something we could really use as we are purchasing a new home – closing in March! What a fabulous way this would be to start the new year!
    Thanks for the opportunity!
    Hugs –

    • Shelley from Northern California says

      Thanks for the giveaway! Would LOVE this to help with that master bedroom transformation or the master bathroom….or the main bathroom….or the kitchen redo. Whew… Yep, it would sure come in handy!

  339. Jan Canales says

    New Year, New Projects! Heck yeah. and even the money to start with!
    Excited to see all you have planned too.

  340. Caroline Thompson says

    As a newly married person, it would be awesome to paint the inside of the house and start fresh in many ways!

  341. Sandi Hixson says

    I love your posts! Am so so excited for you on your adoption journey! Our daughter and son-in law who live in Atlanta will be traveling to the Congo to get their 4 year old daughter…they leave in less than 2 weeks after enduring a 3 plus year adoption journey! We are so excited for them and to meet our new granddaughter!

  342. Amy F says

    I love your blog and would LOVE the gift card! I am amped up to start painting the house. This gift card would come in so handy!

  343. Mary S says

    Would love to win. Can’t wait to hear why you chose June. My husband and I will celebrate our 9th wedding anniversary in June too!

  344. says

    I’m really looking forward to following all of your activities in your new house. I’m sure the most exciting event in 2013 will be the successful completion of your adoption adventure.

  345. Tina Tankersley says

    Thank you so much for you inspiring blogs. Love to read them and share them.

  346. lana says

    Thank you for the opportunity!
    I would love to get started on our bedroom closet! And so many other projects…
    Happy New Year!

  347. Karen. A. says

    Love your blog and thanks for the chance to win this gift card–heaven knows I could use it!

  348. Stacy says

    I love reading your blog and keeping up with all your DIY projects. Loved your last home but really love your new home and the way your are transforming it to your style. Happy New Year

  349. Kendra M says

    Your house and blog is such an inspiration for what I want the house my boyfriend and I are buying together to turn out to be! It’s our first home, and I need all the decorating help I can get! I love DIY, and looking at your blog makes me want to jump right in a try new things! Thank you for the inspiration!

  350. Barbara Vincelette says

    I have just started following you this year and have been inspired by your creative thinking and honesty.
    Thank You

  351. Cathy R says

    No matter what kind of home you live in, this type of giveaway is ALWAYS appreciated! Keeping my fingers crossed! :-)

  352. Kimberlie M says

    It would be a huge blessing – I have 6 small chairs, a table, and a shelf to paint in my day care! Thanks for the chance..

  353. Melissa Toy says

    From one adoptive mom to another, I am so excited to follow your journey! I pray He keeps you in His perfect will. This gift card would really help bring life back to my sad laundry room :-)

  354. Syvil says

    Would love to win this! It would be perfect timing I have so much I would like to do in my sons room :) Thanks for the chance~Love your blog!!

  355. Robin says

    Hey Layla! I’m enjoying your new home as much as I did your last! Keep up all the great work and adorable posts!! <3

  356. Krista says

    I would love to win the gift card . . . just found a paint color from True Value on Pinterest (very Layla-ish) and want to paint our cottage living room before heading back to school next week!

  357. Kelly Hawkins says

    Love all your completed projects and ideas and would like to have a gift card to get started on my own ones.

  358. says

    Thank you for sharing all your amazing talents with all of us. Your blog is a great inspiration. Thank you for letting us be part of your life. God Bless in the coming year.

  359. Sheila says

    I hope this is your best year ever and full of blessing’s from above. Happy New Year!

  360. Joanne says

    Wishing you health and happiness in 2013. Can’t wait to see a completed room in your new house!!!

  361. JulieW says

    Hope y’all have a happy new year!! What a great way to start the new year off with $100 in your pocket.

  362. Bev S. says

    I love reading your blog for inspiration….you have such good taste in decorating!

  363. Karen says

    I love my local true value store. They are so helpful. I would love a gift card. Happy New Year!

  364. Jeni says

    I enjoy your adventures in decorating and life, also enjoy my local True Value, would love a giftcard to do some needed repairs. I live close to Lima, Ohio…would have been so surprised to see you there after following your blog for so long. Happy New Year! Jeni

  365. Lisa Pettersen says

    Thanks so much for the amazing website, I have shared it with many friends. I would love to win the gift card because my basement back room floor needs a fresh coat of paint! I go to my local True Value all of the time!
    I am praying that everything goes well with the adoption. You will be amazing parents.

  366. Rachel says

    I just love your website and your story, thank you for being brave enough and diligent enough to share it! I just bought a house myself and am having such fun renovating it on a budget one room at a time and frequent your blog often for inspiration!

    Thank you for the opportunity to win the gift card.
    Love from Chicago! -Rachel

  367. Carla Mackey says

    I am in the process of re-dong my project room and just need to finish up storage areas (shelves, peg board, and so on.) I love following your adventures!

  368. Laura Woodbury says

    I never win but maybe my luck is about to change so here’s to 2013 bein Lucky and to get some DIY projects out of the way! ;)

  369. Michelle H says

    Love your blog. We’ve passed the 2 year mark on renovating our first house, so a gift card would be very handy dandy!

  370. Laura Mena says

    I love your blog keep all the great ideas coming. Please work on nursery ideas I’ve got a bun in the oven and could use the help :) I’ve got my fingers crossed for this giveaway!

  371. Christie P says

    Thank you for the opportunity!! You are such an inspiration! God bless you guys on your new “adventures” in 2013 :0)

  372. Kimberly C. says

    That plastic card would be mighty useful, I must say! Thanks for the opportunity!

  373. Jill says

    Thanks for another wonderful year on your blog…looking forward to seeing what projects pop up in 2013!

  374. Sunni S. says

    This would be a great way to end the year! Trying to finish my kitchen remodel (got inspiration to add corbels to cabinets from your site!)

  375. Kari J says

    I’ ‘ve got a kitchen fit project that this gift card could jumpstart. Happy New Year.

  376. Stephanie Winebrenner says

    we need this giftcard to finish my teenage daughters closet project. she has a small closet over a staircase so there is zero room for shoes. Girls gotta have room for shoes.

  377. JennyBD says

    I’ve been dreaming of a new office and I’m determined to tackle it now that the holidays are almost over. Can’t wait to dig in!

  378. Julie M. says

    Love all that you two do. Your and inspiration to my husband and I. Praying for you two and your adoption plans. Happy New Years!

  379. says

    Sign me up please. I would love to win a True Value gift card to help me complete the many projects on my 2013 “TO DO” list. Thank you.

  380. Lexi says

    Hello Lettered Cottage, thanks for the giveaway! I am needing to start repainting our ENTIRE interior thanks to some awesome ;) flat builder’s grade paint and two litle boys who shall remain nameless. Happy New Year!

  381. Melissa says

    Love your blog! I have some door knobs that need upgraded and this would help!

  382. says

    I am more than halfway done remodelong and redecorating our 1960’s ranch house and could really use a gift card right about now! Thanks for all your inspiration at TLC!

  383. LindsayH says

    Happy new years eve, Palmers! Here’s to much more (home) improvement in 2013!

  384. Gayle says

    Thanks for the chance to win t True Value gift card.I could make short work of that!

    Happy New Year!