Monday, 17 October 2011

My New Toy and Blog Candy

I’ve got a new toy from the UK Daylight Company that I can carry with me all of the time, I love working in natural light, not only is it kinder on the old eyes but it also gives true colour which is a must for me. I loved this new toy so much that I also got one for Chris, as some of you know he not demonstrates at model shows so this is ideal for taking with him as it runs on batteries so he never has to worry about a socket point.
LED lamp_flashlight




Picture the scene, Sunday night Downton Abbey on the TV something I wouldn’t want to miss, normally I would have to down tools whilst watching but with this LED Lamp & Flash light (yes it is also a torch) I can just grab a few pens and what ever I am working on and take it into the front room and colour while watching my favourite TV show.
LED lamp_flashlight2





It boasts 28 x LED's on Lamp and 6 x LED's on Flashlight and packs a mighty punch for it’s size the other main factor for me was it’s weight can you believe it is only 1/2lb or in todays weight tally 0.32kg we are going to keep one of ours in the car for emergencies.
Not only should you have one of these but I’m going to give my followers the chance of winning one of these.



So the rules are




  • You must be a follower of my blog

  • You must link this on your own site or facebook or a forum. (if not you must mail me for confirmation before adding your name.

  • You must add your name to the inlinkz to be in for a chance of winning.

  • You must leave a comment telling me why it will make a difference to you for your crafting.





54 comments:

Skylark said...

I would love to win this as I do my colouring in the livingroom as it is more comfortble than sitting at my craft desk and the light is a real drawback

Carol said...

This looks fabulous Jak. I'd love to win one so I can enjoy colouring on the move - any place, anywhere! And if I don't win....I guess I'll just have to buy one! Carol x

Tanya said...

I work full time during the day and have a 4 year old so all of my crafting doesn't get done until after she goes to bed so having a light like this would make a HUGE difference for me and my craft making.

I am super excited and crossing my fingers for this one :)

Luanne said...

I would love to win this! I do my crafting projects at night when my 3 year old son is asleep and the light I have from the ceiling is not enough the position when I'm on the desk is over my head so it shadows my project.

Great giveaway!

Luanne

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

I not only want one, I need one :O) I have a disease in my eyes, and I have a hard time seeing. I use a magnifier now, and lay on the floor, and it real small, so it's gets to my neck. I use a tall lamp, drag it to the middle of the living room so I can have enough light, but it is up so high, makes it hard. I love to color with copics and so it's worth all the trouble to me, and I love to stamp :O) Hugs! Leah Ann http://thehoosierstamperleahanngast.blogspot.com

Ardilla said...

Actually I need a lamp... I don´t have a craft room and craft in the living room or the kitchen but don´t have a good light, so winning this will make a huge difference :)
Thanks for the chance!!!

Mary Roberson said...

We have so much trouble with our vision and it sure does impede crafting. Despite regular eye exams and new bifocals (plus Bob has to have eye surgery), our vision is just impaired. Your new tool looks so easy and convenient to use. I bet it has made a huge impact on your crafting, now that you are using it.
Would love to have the opportunity to try it for myself.

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Wow this is fantastic would love to own one of these my eyes are not as good as they were so it would help me a great deal,thankyou for the chance Jak
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Maryann said...

WOW it sounds really amazing, nd it might just be exactly, what I need here. I have a cataract, that gets worser month for month, but they wount operate this eye until I can´t see a thing, because they say, it´s too risky if anything goes wrong, cause then I wount have any vision left at all, as I´m born with only vision on one eye, so that´s why they wount do it, until there´s nothing to loose about it, but it also means, I get more and more troubles seing to craft, and as I´m alaso healthretired because of a ruined back, I wount have anything left anymore, if I can´t do my craft either, so this might really be a savior to me. I´ve never seen them here anywhere ever before, so I am really impressed of this light and what you said here. Will have to check it more out now, that´s for sure, it sounds a lot better than the big magnifying glass I´m using now.

teepee said...

The lighting in my craft room is just terrible, so a light like this would be a godsend. I am a subscriber, but I don't have a blog, so I would like a confirmation. Thank you. Terre

Anonymous said...

I would love to win one of these so that I could work downstairs with hubby instead of deserting him and disappearing upstairs for the night!
Thanks for such great candy and for a wonderful blog, Jak,
Luv,
Laurian

Linda said...

I don´t have a craft room and I craft in the living room. The light there is not so good and with that lamp I can work by night.
hugs Linda

Penni said...

Hi Jak - Fabulous Candy.

I'd love to win this lamp. I do have a very old Angle Poise Lamp with a daylight bulb in it, but it is large and quite heavy, which means that when I work away from my desk I don't use it.
If I had a lamp like yours I could use it in the front room when I colour in the evenings in front of the TV!!
Thanks for the chance to win.

Hugs
Penni

Christine Harrop said...

I don't have an eye problem as such - just becoming more short sighted as I get older! However the lighting in the room I use to craft is very poor and shadowy so it is difficult to craft in the evening. I sometimes take stuff upstairs into the lounge where I fiddle around with a table lamp but this is far from ideal. This lamp sounds ideal! I would love the chance to win. Thanks for your generosity Jak.

Lisa Jane said...

My craft room is at the back of the house and i have to put the light on day and night .. i have made a few colour mistakes i can tell you lol..So a lamp like this would be a real treat.I have one on my Christmas list but to win one would make my day.
Thank you for the chance to win
Lisa x

the crafty duck said...

Hi Jak, thank you for the chance to win this great prize. I would love to win because I do most of my crafting at night when my son is in bed. Love Steph

lynn wayth said...

i always have to stop crafting at 4oclock the light has gone now dark nights are coming in i arent going to put a strain on my eyes got enough diabetic problems where can you buy these from they look fantastic hope they areent to costly i might be lucky fingers crossed x lynn

Thusitha Dahanayake said...

My house is surrounded by big buildings.So it's always gloomy inside my house .I have to switch on the light bulb always and electricity is very expensive here in Sri Lanka. This is a perfect lamp for me to do my craft work coz it reduces amount of electricity I have to use.As it is portable I can carry it around the house.. Thank you very much for your kind offer..

angelique (anlou) said...

hiya sweetie
thank you so much for a chance to win this huge candy hunni
i've linked it on my sidebar hun
why should i have to win
well i would love to win it because all the week true i have oppontman's with docters, fysical therapie, visiting my hubby 2 time's a week in the hospital, he's is to far away from me, so i only can craft in the evening, and this wou;d be so perfect fot me.
thanks again for the chance hunni hugs angelique

Astrid said...

This looks great. I have a hobbyroom with is 1.50 x 2.50 meters and no window. The light comes behind me and this thing can help me a lot.
I have now a little light because i cant find anything. But this one is fabelous.
Hugs Astrid

Thistleblue said...

Morning Jak, this would be a fabulous addition to my crafting goodies, much like you I like to multi task while watching my fav programs (of which Downton is definitely one - though i've not caught up with last nights episode yet). Also I manage to squeeze in some crafting when my daughter is finally tucked up in bed so this would be wonderful for my colouring and crafting!
Thanks for the chance to take part.
hugs
Michelle
x

Anonymous said...

it would be really great to have such a wonderful aid (my sight is slowly fading) you are a very generous lady for giving us a chance to win one, thanx

ursula Uphof said...

Jak you are so generous for giving us this chance. I would love to win ones, so that I can also join my hubby in the evenings, and not sit in my craft room. If I am not the lucky one I might have to contact you for the details to try and get one. Warm wishes.

Georgei said...

wow this is so nice to have were I work on my cards the lighting is not very good
but this will work just fine
thank for giveing a chance to win this beautiful candy
have a very nice day

margaret t said...

tks Jak for the chance to win the light nothing is better than working in daylight
margaret t

Jo Street said...

Wow Jak what a fabulous giveaway. The lamp looks brilliant. I have to do my crafting in the kitchen or when the kids have gone to bed in the spare bedroom, and as the nights are drawing in it would be ideal. I could also be like you and watch Strictly which colouring.
Thanks for the chance to win.
Jo x

hollis58 said...

Hi Jak
I always craft in the living room and would love to won a portable light like this - my eyes are getting weaker with age lol xx

Shazza said...

wow Jak this looks birlliant. I would love it so that like you I can sit and colour in while watching the tv at night. My Ottlight is great but doesn't stretch across to the sofa. Thank you for the chance to win, have shared on Facebook x

Mad Mary said...

I would love one of these as the lighting in my craft room leaves a lot to be desired. I have 3 lights in here and it still makes everything look like it has a yellow tinge. Have shared this on my facebook page.
If i am not lucky enough to win i think my husband may have to buy me one :-)thanks once more Jak for this lovely Blog Candy, there is going to be one very happy lady winning this.

Mary xx

neddgirl said...

I'm a follower and have declining eyesight. This lovely lamp could make a big difference in my scrapbooking and cardmaking.

Rebecca
brrck@yahoo.com

Ali said...

Thanks for the chance to win one of these I'm sure it would help me as living with low energy lightbulbs are a nightmare - it would also come in handy when trying to do my cross stitch xx

Margie Jones said...

Like you Jak, I craft while watching Downton Abbey,I use promarkers,never tried Copics? Wish me luck, I really need a new lamp.!!!!!

AuroraDawn said...

Oh I didn't know you could get them with batteries, I drag one around with me but it has to be plugged in which as you can imagine is nightmare - battery operated is so useful - I'm buying one anyway - and secret santa just might distribute at least one to my local craft group ;O)

Denise Jo said...

Thanks for the chance to win this. How great it would be to actually see what I am doing.. I love doing the digi stamps and making cards and scrapbooking, so this would be wonderful, as I usually do them sitting on the couch or in bed, and the lighting is not very good. Thanks again.

Jae x said...

wow! This would be the ultimate tool when crafting! Nothing worse than thinking you have matched colours perfectly in the evening and then the following morning realise it is totally not the right shade let alone colour. Thank you Jak for the opportunity to be in with a chance to win one of these lamps x

Ann Vaughan said...

Now that my children have left home, I work in the smallest bedroom, which is really a boxroom and I find the new lightbulbs very difficult to work with in the evenings. When I look at my work in the light of day, I often find the shades do not tone at all - so, I would love one of the new lights - fingers crossed!!

ursula said...

Jak this would make my life so much easier, as the old eyes are struggling a bit and adding some extra daylight would be so much better. Thanks for the super chance to win, you are a star!!!! Luv Ursula xx

fiegehenk said...

Well I do wear glasses so my eye sight isn't great, so crafting by candle light proves to be a challenge for me. Lol I don't really craft by candle light but my craft lighting in my bedroom is very dim and poor, so this lamp might just be the answer for me. Great prize Jak!

Linda said...

What a great addition to any crafter's kit.
I would be so chuffed to win it as not only would be it be kinder on the old eyes but it is portable. A great bonus for me as I can used it out here in Bahrain and when I am back home in the UK without adding too much to the baggage allowance.
Hope I am lucky.

franzesjoi said...

I craft in the living room because i dont have a craft room and the light is not so good and hoping to win this that lamp so that even night i can play.. thanks for the chance.. take care :)

June Nelson said...

Hello jak firstly thankyou for offering us a chance to win this brilliant invention!! Due to having M.E I dont often sleep much and would love to colour in the middle of the night instead of putting a big light on incase anyone gets woken, also Idont have time through the day with 6 folks, four dogs, 2 cats, a mad cockateil and a fish............and a partridge in a pear tree lol. Thanks Jak x

Daisy said...

Hi Jak the new light sounds great especially that you can use batteries with it but there are more people above my reply who need it more than I do Love your website xxx

Maureen said...

Hi jac fingers crossed it looks brilliant eyes are not has good as they used to be haaaaaaaaa

Anonymous said...

Thank you for the opportunity to win this lamp, Jak. I, too, have eye problems - a PVD which means I only have peripheral vision and get flashing lights. My husband is making me a craft room so the lamp would complete it. Good luck to everyone.

Lynda xx

Chrissie said...

Thanks for the chance to win this Jak, it's so generous of you.
I'd really love to win this as my favourite occupation is colouring but due to my eyesight getting worse I find I really struggle now. I'm due to get new glasses any day, so that should help, but I know that this daylight lamp would be such a blessing.

Dawn C said...

Hi Jak,
Thanks for the opportunity to try and win one of these. I've thought about something like this in the past, but as usual there's never a plug socket around where you need one! This battery operated one would be absolutely perfect. Like you, I can sit and watch TV whilst crafting away and keep my colours matched to boot.
Dawn C

Josephine said...

I'd love one of these! I find that whenever we're away somewhere, I need something to do in a quiet moment, and colouring some images is perfect. But nowhere has decent lighting these days! It's as if whoever decides on lighting levels believes that no one ever wants to do anything other than watch TV in the dark! Something like this would be great to take with me.

Val D said...

Hi Jak, looks amazing, and so light and mobile. Brilliant, I could so do with one of these, I have to keep putting drops in my eyes, too much eye strain I suppose, Would work wonders with the colours too. Fingers crossed, I have put on Facebook.
x Val

Pamela said...

Hi Jak, what a fabulous lamp that would be so useful. I like to colour in the evenings but cannot seem to get a good light, even with the daylight bulbs. The colours always look different in the daylight. Would love to win this.

Pam x

Anonymous said...

I would love one of these so useful to take into the lounge when watching favorite tv programmes and not get moaned at for using the bigger light
Nena x

Jan M said...

I would love to have one of these for all these reasons stated by others :o) But mainly because I could take my crafting with me to my daughters when I babysit which is fairly often as both her and her partner do shift work ! Good luck to all and thanks to Jak for the chance to win this fabby light x

Marianne said...

I just came acros your blog, because I was doing the Mo bloghop and I really liked the card you made, so I started to surf your blog and saw this candy. This light would really be great for me, as living in the Netherlands (lots of rain and bad weather :-))and the evenings starting earlier now. And if the lights mean that my colouring is gonna get even a bit closer to yours, than I'm a fan!! So I'll cross my fingers and thank you for this chance! xxx Marianne MW

Gale said...

What a cool little light. Thanks for the chance to win it. It might make it possible for my old eyes to be anywhere other than my well lit workspace! To be able to color in the living room with DH in the evening. Or to go to an all day scrap and actually have decent light to work by....sounds like too much fun!

:) Gale

Fliss said...

...my crafting area is non existent at the moment so I'm colouring on my lap tray this would help with lighting...!!!
Huggz Fliss