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Friday, April 16, 2010

I've been making lots of blank journals and now I've picked one to give away (see pic. below) - that's right, I'm giving it away on April 29th using random.org to pick the winner. All you have to do is leave a comment and if you follow this blog I will throw in a matching beaded book thong! 
If you are from SB, please list your username so I can find you if you are the winner. I'll send a smaller one with regular paper to the runner up!
This is covered in black and white batik fabric (doesn't look like it in the photo, I know) and I attached a printed onto fabric piece of my spraypaint artwork , the binding is red and the paper is white Strathmore 70# acid free, drawing paper, there are about 120 pages. So comment, comment, follow, follow me................at the Shores

*I've had to edit the givaway date

40 Click here . I love comments!:

oliveandmadi said...

Hi Bluehighways!!! I thik your photo is phenominal!!! I am oliveandmadi on swap-bot and would LOVE one of your books I am a journaler. LOVE writing my dreams and thoughts down Hope you consider me!!!

Megan said...

I am new to altering journals and I would love to have one to practice on!

victoria said...

hi bluehighways flutterby42 here from swapbot love the journal love to write and i am now a follower as well if u want to follow me i am also a little lonely lol
good work on the journal

Anonymous said...

Hi, Karen546980 from Swap_bot I am new to blogs so I dont personally have one. I will try to follow yours You book looks great

Susan HP said...

I already have one of these books from Andrea, because I am a very, very lucky girl! It is gorgeous! Good luck to all of you & my personal congrats to the one of you that gets it!

Anonymous said...

What a great journal. Count me in. -Wolfeagle

Anonymous said...

Looks like a awesome journal! kraftykj on swapbot..am following you as Karen J

Anonymous said...

Hi! I think the journal is fabulous and I would love one! I am lovelyred203 on S-B. You can also contact by email...lovelyred203@yahoo.com Thanks for doing this! How nice of you! :)

SandyB said...

What an impressive work of art:-))
It will certainly be a privilege and an honour to be its new owner:-))

Stephanie said...

Absolutely beautiful! I'm dreamerkins on swapbot. btw: i love that picture as well, even if the colors are different in person... One day I hope to get around to trying bookbinding (it's on the try... eventually..list). I can only hope to be as good (near as good, half as good?).

Anonymous said...

I would love a chance to win your beautiful book! I'm savannahjan on swap-bot.

Holly said...

hollycm6 from swap-bot... I lovelovelove your books, Andrea! So beautiful. :) Can NEVER have too many of those. I still need to try one myself! my blog is hollycm.bogspot.com if you want to drop by... it's not nearly as fun as yours, but I am working on it! :)

Anonymous said...

I am in awe! You are so talented. I followed you over here from Swap-Bot. There I am "sevenfive76".

Denise said...

I love your journal- sure wish I could make something so nice- I am niecedenise on swap-bot!

Rebecca Cook (BelleSouth) said...

well, well well, I did not know you had a blog, silly me! I think I will be a follower, AND I would love a journal too! :)

Rebecca

Sally said...

Beautiful, beautiful beautiful. I wish I had the space to make things like this. You are very talented.

Sally - alos my Swapbot username

Anonymous said...

What a Lovely book, and a fun blog. Talyn (MOOSEMAMA ON SWAP-BOT)

Stefanija said...

What an awesome book! I love journals, and especially by talented people that can create such amazing things like this.. what an awesome blog.. (STEFANIJA ON SWAP-BOT)

Stefanija said...

I am now following your blog as well.:)

Megan said...

oops, i forgot to say that i am walkinintheway on sb :)

Carole said...

Love this journal! It is really lovely and you should be really proud of it.

Keep up the great work!

Carrie Zee (from swap-bot)

Donna said...

I love the journals you are making! Your bookbinding looks great!
Donnadmb from swapbot

Farrah said...

Beautiful book! I love the binding! ~ Farrahs81 from swapbot

Sandra said...

Really beautiful book. The problem as a receiver of a handmade book is that you don't want to ruin it by using it...

jeni t. said...

The batik fabric is amazing! You have made a very beautiful book and anyone who wins will be sure to cherish it I'm sure! -grimmlynn from swap-bot.com

Rebekah Hale said...

Your work is BEAUTIFUL! I LOVE that you used a batik fabric to cover it. I'm VallesAvallonis from Swapbot. This is a great give-away. :) I'll set it up so I follow you as well. If you're interested (it doesn't get updated much) but my photography blog is http://ambervine.blogspot.com

Bree Huang said...

That is really pretty! I just joined swapbot and blogger! Im really excited! How did you do this layout for your blogger? Is it one you made? Or did you install it from a premade site? My swap bot name is SouthernPrincess :)

Kelli said...

Hi it's Kelli, thanks for visiting my blog. My camera is a Canon Powershot A720. I'm thinking about getting a SLR later this year.

Your little book is great. Is it Coptic binding? I'd love to do that.

Anonymous said...

Love your beautiful book. Also love your shower pebble floor!! lois on swapbot

Amy said...

I'm a sucker for a blank journal--count me in! And I agree with anon--that pebble floor in your shower is awesome!

Tricia said...

Ooh, I've been interested in making journals so I'd love to see one from an experienced maker - plus it looks so lovely, who could resist? (PS: I'm camelsamba on swapbot.)

Leah Warner said...

You do beautiful work - I have bookmarked your blog so I can read it on a regular basis~thanks!

Patrica said...

Wow!! I have always wanted to do a book like that. I have not seen one in person. I really like the one you made.Thank-you for sharing.

Zoey Rayne said...

love your journal..i just started art journaling, so addicting....i have joined your stalker list :)
swap-bot=TynkerBelle

Jennifer Ramey said...

Your books look so professional and beautifully made. I would hope to win!! I'm crochetjunkie on Swap-bot.

majestic-lies said...

Heyyy. (rudexvirus from swap-bot....Again...) And dont worry about the picture not doing it justice, its still amazing.

mware said...

WOW your journals are beautiful, please count me in I am mware on swapbot. Maria

Panda2778 said...

Thank you for hosting this nice giveaway- I'll be following you!-- Panda2778 @ swapbot

lisajhoney said...

lisajhoney from SB here. What a beautiful jornal, I've just used by last journal so would be thrilled to win one, thanks for doing the giveaway
Lisa

Bandeau said...

SOO pretty! I'm glad you got lots of entries :D And I'm Bandeau on Swap Bot as well :D

 

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