9.04.2012

Giveaway (CLOSED)...

My book, You Are Awesome: 21 Crafts to Make You Happy, is possible, in part, because of you. You've all been so supportive and enthusiastic over the years and I really, really can't ever begin to thank you enough. As a tiny thank you, it's time for a giveaway!!! One randomly chosen winner will receive a signed copy of my book (before it hits bookstores) and another little handmade surprise. Readers worldwide are encouraged to enter the giveaway- just leave a comment on this post to toss your hat in the ring (see rules below). You can see a preview of my book here and pre-order copies here. I'll announce a winner next Tuesday (comments will close next Monday at midnight EST). Good luck!
♥ giveaway rules: eligibility: open to all Aesthetic Outburst readers, worldwide how to enter: leave a comment on this post (one comment per person, please) entry deadline: comments will close on Monday, September 10, 2012 winner selection: 1 winner will be chosen at random winner notification: On Tuesday morning, I'll announce the winner. claiming your book: send me an email at hownowdesign (at) yahoo (dot) com with your mailing address and I'll pop your book in the mail! Winners must respond within three (3) days of notification or forfeit the prize, in which case an alternate winner will be selected.

If you're a retailer interested in carrying You Are Awesome: 21 Crafts to Make You Happy, please contact D.A.P.

153 comments:

JunqueMagnet said...

Yeah for you. Thanks for sharing! Such an exciting adventure.

Linen and Tulle said...

It looks like a wonderful book and I can't wait to see it (even if I don't win).

Karen L said...

Love your blog. Would love to have an autographed copy of your lovely book. Congrats on your accomplishment!

inaina said...

Congratulations, it looks beautiful! I' love to have it. (o:
ina

Ashton said...

Oh my! Congrats! I would love to get my hands on a copy of your book! What a fantastic giveaway!

Mandy said...

Oh my...a book...far out that's awesome...you must feel so proud...i would love to be entered into the draw....cheers...xxx

Laura said...

Congrats on your book! I would love to get a copy. Thanks for the chance!

Amy said...

Lovely giveaway! I am a fellow crafter and have been reading your blog for awhile now. I enjoy your crafts and home updates!
abarker21@gmail.com

Happy Thoughts said...

yes please yes please yes please <3 looks awesome!

Meghan said...

Hooray! From what you've shown of it so far, it looks great. I can't wait to get a copy!

Erin said...

So amazing! Congratulations!!

aly said...

The preview looks gorgeous. Congratulations!

Corrie Anne said...

Your book is gorgeous!!! My birthday is the 10th. Hope I win!

Amy said...

Congratulations on your new baby! I'd love the chance to win!

StephB said...

Congratulations on your new book! What a cool accomplishment. I LOVE your blog and read it daily! Keep it up!

Lydie Fritz said...

Great job, Abby! Here's hoping I win! Would love to own this book. Also, hope our library will carry it soon, too!

Pinecone said...

I love your blog - and I be oh so happy to win the book : )

Mary Kenny said...

Keep keeping.

obliqua said...

Congratulations, Abbey. Your book looks to be right up our alley - hope you pick me!

Cara in Australia

shirleybarstool said...

Love your blog! Congrats on the book! That's so exciting!!

tiffany said...

I'd love to get my hands on this book! You're great, Abbey!

Jenna said...

Congratulations! The book looks fabulous and I've just added it to my Amazon wish list. You know, in case I don't win. :-)

Millie Wamsted said...

I'd love a copy! :)

Dixie said...

Love your blog. Your book looks awesome, would love to win it.

Michelle Macarai said...

I'm so proud for you in making your creativity explode forward! Thanks for the giveaway generosity....

April S. said...

Having a signed copy of your book would be one of my most prized possessions. period.

Unknown said...

Hooray! Western New Yorkers are proud!

Bethany said...

Oh fun! Thanks for a giveaway...and I can't wait for the book either way!!

ace faced said...

It looks fabulous, congratulations!!!! I will be buying this book if I'm not the lucky winner :)

laura jean said...

I want it!!!!!

bklopst said...

An awesome opportunity!
Good luck everyone!

vervlogen dagen said...

Congratulions, the book looks fabulous just as your blog always does. I don't always leave a comment, but I read and admire all of it!

The pictures of your summer party were very inspiring!

HK said...

So excited for you! Either way, I can't wait to get my hands on your book!

Katy said...

Knock Knock!
Who’s there?
Cash!
Cash who?
No thanks, but I’d like some peanuts!

Tammy said...

It looks wonderful!!

Hannah said...

Oh man, I hope somewhere in the UK manages to get its mitts on this so I can get it

wandering said...

Congrats! You Are Awesome!

Laura.R said...

Count me in! Woohoo!

Whitney said...

Ooh, that looks awesome. I'd love to win!

Laurendy said...

Awesome giveaway, awesome book, awesome Abbey!

Katie F said...

Congrats! Would love a copy!

Jessica said...

So exciting about your book!!! I want it on my coffee table to share with the world :)

Aparna said...

Choose me "randomly"...I am sure to be in love with this book... :)

amy h said...

It looks like a lovely book. Count me in!

Kathleen Scuby said...

Love what you do, and therefore, know I will love this book.
Pick me! Pick me!

Marcia said...

Awesomeness! Congratulations on the book!

mdg said...

Congratulations! Can't wait to see it in print! You are awesome!!

Sarah P. Henry said...

Would L-O-V-E LOVE to win! Congratulations on what looks to be a beautiful book. Super excited and happy for you. <3

gretchen said...

Congratulations on the much-deserved recognition of your creativity and inspiring work! This book will make it to our home whether we win or not!

© said...

How great must it be to hold one's own printed book in hands! It sure must be something like holding one's newborn. I would feel honoured to hold it for a bit too!
Congratulations!

Susan said...

tWould love to share it with my kiddos!

helen said...

oh, what a lovely thing - thank you!

The Belvedere- Alyssa said...

AWW! I'm so glad its out, can't wait to get my hands on a copy. Would so love to win this!
Congrats, so exciting!

sambstone said...

YOU are awesome!!! Congratulations!!!

Silke Schmidt said...

I would love to win your book! Silke from a little village north of Berlin!

Sally said...

Congratulations, what a great looking book - you really are awesome!!

GiddyGardenGirl said...

So happy for you and your foray into publishing! I love your blog and your artwork...and have no doubt I'll love the book as well.

JLAS said...

Fantastic! Thanks for your book - looks like a goodie. :)

Brandie said...

Pick me Abbey :) I have a wedding to plan!!!

JessicaZ said...

That's amazing! Congrats to you! Can't wait to grab a copy!

Caroline said...

Congrats on your book - it looks amazing and I hope I win!

penelope said...

Congrats Abbey on a wonderful book! Been following your blog for a few years now and the stuff you do constantly inspires me to be more creative in my own life. A is for Abbey and A is for Awesome. :)

Handbags*N*Pigtails said...

OOOOhhh I want to win! Sign me up:)

Rebecca said...

Congrats on the book - it looks fantastic! Thanks for doing a giveaway, I would love to win a copy.

Mama Fabun said...

Thank you for the opportunity! I really want to peek inside!

Jen Craun said...

Crossing my fingers, looks so lovely!!

Jill said...

This looks so cool. Congrats!

Alicia said...

congratulations for the book!

gabbyo said...

I am tossing my hat all the way from nz!
Great stuff.

About me said...

congrats! the book looks wonderful...

heather a said...

Congrats! Thanks for the giveaway!

chiara said...

this book is a treat and this giveaway is a treat! congratulations again!

Lex said...

Super DOPE! I promise to make them ALL!

amanda said...

hooray! it's looks so great, i'm looking forward to curling up with my copy in the air chair on the deck, seeing your work on actual pages!

Liz said...

Congrats on your book! I'm so excited to read it...

emmel-prutsemieke said...

looks so fantastic!! How do you find the time for everything you do???

Martha said...

Can't wait to see it!

Amy said...

How exciting! I would love a chance to win a signed copy!
Congratulations!

Chelsea said...

The book looks awesome and so much fun!

Emilie Carpenter said...

Awesome! Thanks for the fun giveaway

Jen said...

Congratulations on a lovely enterprise -- can't wait to have a copy!

Ellen said...

I hope I win. I'd love to have a signed copy! Best wishes to you!

SaylorMade said...

This book looks great! Congratulations & thanks for the giveaway. Even if I miss out, this book is on my request list.

Miss Ripley said...

Thank you for the contest! I would be very pleased to win a copy of your gorgeous book!

Leah Z said...

woo-hoo! Congratulations on your book. :)

Susan said...

Well done... your book looks awesome! Please put my name in the hat!

gigi said...

Yes please!!

dervla @ The Curator said...

oooh I would love to win a copy of your book (although I'll be buying it no matter what!

Bebe said...

Congrats! It is exciting to see a project come together. Much success.

jamie nicole said...

Your book looks like just the thing I need to get those juices flowing again!

Shannon said...

Awesome giveaway!
Congrats on the book!!!!!

jdurney said...

Good on you - love your style andyour home - thanks! Joanna

jen said...

Abbey - you are my idol! I hope I win. I can't wait to see your book in real life!

Maya Sara Matthew said...

Congratulations! I've been following your blog for a couple of years now and your energy is awesome.Thanks for having this giveaway, I would love to win an autographed copy.

Christine Buckton Tillman said...

Abbey! Super Proud of you and your book. We'd love a copy here at Tillman house.

Maura said...

Congratulations! What an exciting time this must be for you! Can't wait to get my hands on a copay of that book, I'm sure it will be as beautiful as your blog!

Kitlane said...

I'm actually still kinda weepy from the other day! Yay you! An inspiration :o)

Robin noteverstill said...

Congratulations! I can't wait to go through your book!

rachel h. said...

love it! congrats!

Amanda said...

I do want this book for myself - and plan on purchasing a copy! But, should this book be WON it will be added our craft collection in the public library at which I am a refrence librarian!

Hanna said...

So exciting for you! Truly deserved. I would love an autographed copy.

iamrobyn said...

Beautiful! I would love to win this. :)

elise said...

Oooh! I love your blog and I'd love your book!!

Anna said...

me me! pick ME!

Trilce said...

Love your blog! Greetings from Dominican Republic :)

Steph said...

I can't wait to get my hands on this book!

kristin said...

Ohh congratulations, Abbey! Can't wait to check this out (either by pre-order or by winning!!).

Amanda M said...

I'm so excited to get a look at your book! I already made my local library put it on their to-purchase list! YOU are awesome, Abbey!

Funnelcloud Rachel said...

Congrats on the book! I would love to win a copy!

Chloe Lees said...

The book looks beautiful! You must be so thrilled :)

Quin said...

Ha, that's an excellent name for a book. :)

Suzanna Scott said...

Your book is sure to be a treasure trove of crafty goodness. I'll be sure to add a copy to our family library one way or other ;) Congrats!!! --Suzanna

Embily said...

This looks like an amazing book, congrats! Would love to win a copy :)

TK said...

Looks like a great book! i really love the design!

M Simon said...

I can't wait to get my hands on a copy.

Side note: I've been reading your blog and following your adventures since March. It's always a joy (and inspiring as I work on my 1900, old-timey house). :)

planetpowers said...

Congrats on the book! I'd love to win it. Fingers crossed!

Sangita Pillai said...

Love your blog, it's on my daily reading list, and I'm sure the book will be equally lovely!!

Andrea B said...

So lovely! Toss that hat in the bag for me, please! <3

piia said...

congratulations, so exciting. the book looks great!

L-Beppu said...

Congrats on your book!

Claire said...

Awesome! THE most used word by my 10yr old girl at the moment. Love your work - looking forward to owning this lovely book be it by a win here or via amazon.
Thanks, Claire

Colette said...

Looks like a great book - congratulations! I'd love a copy too.

Dana said...

Monday is my youngest daughter's 2nd birthday! I could start her crafting library for her. Congratulations on the book.

Linde said...

I love the way it turned out! Would love to have it.

winter dark said...

omg this is so awesome!!!!

Anonymous said...

Someone recently suggested I photograph my son with a "1st day of school" sign and seeing the photo of your son has decided me.
- G

Patricia said...

So thrilled for you! Count me in.

brianne said...

I can't wait to see whats inside - I know it will be thoughtful and adorable :)

libby hegtvedt said...

SO EXCITING!

cara said...

Love your blog!!! So happy for the release of your beautiful book - and would love to have a copy of my own :)

Lisa said...

looks like a great book. i would love to own it!

se7en said...

Totally fabulous GiveAway!!! Love it!!!

bbphoto said...

c o n g r a t u l a t i o n s!

kim said...

Oh! It looks so beautiful! I can't wait to get my hands on a copy! x

Kimmie said...

How exciting! I didn't even know you were publishing a book. Congrats!

Robin Grey said...

So excited. I hope I win!

Cilla said...

I am so happy for you. I would love to win the book!

a said...

throwing my name in the hat!

good luck in the publishing world abbey!

Starr said...

Pretty please!

sue said...

How exciting to touch your own book. Congrats! I look forward to seeing it in the store.

Amy said...

Your book is sitting in my Amazon cart - I would LOVE to win this! :)

Amy

Krista said...

this looks like it turned out great!

midwesternsquirrel said...

I have been quietly enjoying your blog for a little over a year now. I can't wait to see your book. It looks to be as quirky and inspiring as your blog!

Cara

Dallin and Janelle Lewis said...

It looks lovely! I can't wait to see it. Definitely putting it on my Amazon wish list for now.

Taylor said...

SO exciting!! your blog is one of my absolute favorites, and your projects always inspire me. pick meee! :)

amazetoday said...

i already preordered, but a signed copy would be awesome! that way, i could give the other one as a gift to someone :)
congrats again! this is so awesome!
-kait

Anonymous said...

I've been reading your blog with envy for quite some time. I would love a copy of your book - emerald

thursday said...

The book looks fantastic! I'd love to have a copy in my crafty library.

thursday @ mygirlthursday.com

erinoh said...

I could use some happiness!

jennyrush said...

ooohhh almost missed it. congratulations again on an amazing accomplishment!!

katemakes said...

Congratulations on your book. Looks like a lot of fun and inspiration.

Aesthetic Outburst... said...

-COMMENTS ARE CLOSED FOR THE GIVEAWAY-

Thank you all so much for your lovely comments! See what I mean about supportive?! ;) I can't wait to see who wins!
xo,
Abbey

Varenikje said...

Yes, but I am behind as usual. The book looks quite interesting. And I am ::sigh:: kind of a bibliophile.

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