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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Giveaway! Giveaway! LuLu's 1st Blogoversary Giveaway!

by Mary Lou 'LuLu' Haynes

Howdy and welcome, 
Wow, that was fast! It's hard to believe that I've done one year of blogging already. Zip, zip, zip!

So to celebrate, I am offering you wonderful Followers, my first ever online Giveaway! This prize contains some of my favorite art supplies! All Followers of LuLu Too Beaucoup have until midnight November 27, 2010 to enter.


Super-duper mixed-media art prize package!
  1. original art journal - prepped, signed and dated art journal by me  - suitable for adding your journaling, painting, sketches, collage or photos (watercolor paper, prepped with gesso, glazes, calligraphy, art writing, dimensional embellishments, ribbons on wire binding - $300 value)
  2. Moleskine Cahier Large Plain Notebook (red softcover, 80 plain blank pages - 40 leaves, spine stitching, acid free paper, 16 perforated removable pages, back pocket, 8.25" x 5.25" - suitable for sketching or practicing your calligraphy).
  3. Vintage 1954 art book from the Art Treasures of the World Series - Van Gogh (used book, includes many color prints in fine condition - $50 value. These art books are wonderful for studying the 'master' artists lives and art works. The plates are perfect inspiration. I have a whole set of these vintage art books!)
  4. old dictionary pages (from foreign language and English dictionaries)
  5. old Spanish textbook pages
  6. old French textbook pages
  7. old math formula pages
  8. Shakespeare sonnet pages (distressed by me with tea and walnut ink)
  9. vintage sheet music 
  10. maps
  11. organizer tote by Crop In Style (for 12" scrapbooking paper, divided interior of 3 pockets, with velcro strap to slip over handle of rolling case)
  12. 3 faux-vintage softcover 'Shipshewana' travel pamphlets (perfect to use as an Art Journal, already prepped with some pages removed)
  13. metal / aluminum repair tape strips (adhesive backed, can be dry embossed and painted with acrylic paints or alcohol inks)
  14. pocket notepad
  15. vintage divided lunch tray
  16. vintage illustrated nursery rhyme pages
  17. vintage illustrated cookbook pages
  18. old book pages
  19. two chipboard coasters
  20. foam brush
  21. two  B & W prints (Tower of London and Tower Bridge, suitable for painting or coloring)
  22. original watercolor of The Tower of London
  23. 7 Gypsies chipboard album  (small)
  24. various ephemera
  25. original embellishments by me for LuLu Too Beaucoup
  26. various dimensional embellishments  
HOW TO ENTER
  1. Become a Follower.
  2. Surf my blog to determine which of my posts you like best - and note the title.
  3. Add a post to your blog mentioning this Blogoversary with a link back to this Giveaway post.
  4. Add a comment (in English, German or French) to this post and include the title of my blog post that you like best and why you like it (from #2 above), PLUS include your email address, PLUS include your country, PLUS include a link back to your blog post.
  5. Complete your entry before DUE DATE: midnight November 27, 2010
  6. One entry per email address.


    Note: To be eligible, you must have a blog, an  email account and follow this blog.

Winner will be selected by me based on your comments to this post. Winner will be announced before midnight Novemebr 28, 2010. I will email the winner to get their full postal mailing address when winner is announced. Good luck!

Thanks to all of you for following my art work! During my many ups and downs, fortunes and misfortunes, you have made this past year rewarding and incredibly inspiring for me.

Thanks for visiting - and please come back again real soon!

Peace,
LuLu

NEW FLASH! MORE PRIZES here as of Nov 14!


41 comments:

Kimberly's Mixed Media Art said...

Sounds like fun count me in. I will surf and see what I like.
Kimberly

Kimberly's Mixed Media Art said...

LuLu: Love the Drunken Scotch technique. I am going to try it today. Love your blog. I do follow you and you are one of my favorites.
K.

LuLu said...

Hi Kimberly,
Thanks for stopping by to comment!

Peace,
LuLu

The Original Drama Mama said...

Just became a follower of your blog, happy anny!

LuLu said...

Howdy Original Drama Mama,
Thanks for following me!

Peace,
LuLu

catheriah620 said...

Trying again.Okay, after jumping through a few hoops I was able to get into the giveaway page. I will become a follower and peek through your other posts. I will also put your info up on my blog at http://catherinemariecalvetti.com
Thanks, I am hoping I have a chance of winning as your gift list is awesome.

CC in WI


http://catherinemariecalvetti.com
http://goddelightsinyou.blogspot.com/

LuLu said...

Howdy CC,

Thanks for stopping by! Please be sure to leave a comment here with the Title of the post you like the best and why you like it.

Peace,
LuLu

catheriah620 said...

I really like the embossed metal flags. I have been making the embossed metal "Shimmering Ornaments" so making a bigger project with that tape sounds interesting. I will be putting that on my "to try" list.
Thanks for the idea.
CC in WI

catheriah620 said...

Do you have photos of the jewelry you make using buttons? I am surfing around looking for it. Sounds cool and since I am getting all my buttons organized that may ignite some other ideas.
Thanks,
CC in WI

Dezinaworld said...

Congratulations on your blogaversary and .... What a fantastic giveaway!!
Many people think I just do digital art but i am a mixed media artist too so this give away is like a piece of heaven to me ... Wonderful items and some I would only dream of owning. Anyway ... back to the rules.
I have added to follow of course and I shall write about it on my new Unwrapping my heart blog.
My email address is dezinaworld@gmail.com
I live in England.
I checked through your archives and love many of your beautiful posts. I love the digital work you do and I love that you adore colour !! I can tell, because i recognize it through your art ... i am a colour lover too lol. But my absolute favourite post is the doodlebugs one. The one where you show your wonderful zentangle. I love that you showed it in all its glorious colour and then in the mono black and white and flipped upside down. Fabulous art work.
Hugs and once again Happy Blogaversary !!!
from June

LuLu said...

Howdy CC,
No shank button jewelry - yet. But yiu've motivated me!

Thanks for stopping by and Good Luck!

Peace,
LuLu

S.E.Minegar said...

LuLu,

I was looking at this list of goodies and saw an add for Shipshewana. Are you by chance from Indiana? I'm a relocated Hoosier.

So fun to meet through "list it tuesday!"

I loved the tour of your studio/office. I love all of the organized containers and the glorious natural light!!

Great blog!

LuLu said...

Howdy S.E.,

Thanks for your comments!

Glad you like my blog and my inside studio - which of course will be reconfigured when I move back to the front porch in 2011 late spring!

Nope I'm not from Shipshewana - but I visited there while passing through on a girl's roadtrip to PA last year. Only in town for a few hours - but I sure did managed to find the quilt store!!!

Just love their travel brochure - the paper is a nice weight, not slick and the design and colors are very antique-y looking with lots of burnt umber.

Picked up a bunch of the Shipshewana travel brochures on our recent roadtrip to NY state.

Thanks again for visiting and for your comments. I'm already thinking about my list for tomorrow's LIT entry!

Peace,
LuLu
Celebrating my 1st year Blogoversary with a give-a-way!
http://www.lulu-too-beaucoup.blogspot.com/2010/10/giveaway-giveaway-lulus-1st.html

LuLu said...

Howdy June/Dezinaworld,
Thanks for your nice comment!

I love that Doodlebug piece, too!

Thanksfor entering and postinf my give-a-way info on your Unwrapped blog!

Peace,
LuLu
http://www.lulu-too-beaucoup.blogspot.com/2010/10/giveaway-giveaway-lulus-1st.html

Kellys Art Journaling/ Sharing The Journey said...

Hey LuLu;
Wow, this is an amazing giveaway you are having. I have been a follower of your blog for awhile now. I am really enjoying your LIT last few entries. I don't know much about digital editing but I love what you have done! My favorite post of yours is Art Lettering/Calligraphy on AJ Journal pages w-i-p. I really love the effect you have created with the calligraphy in the background and I LOVE Martha's work too! She inspires me so much.
Thank you again for having this fantastic giveaway!!!!
My email is ksun_1999@yahoo.com
Hugs and many blessings to you!

mariegoodwyn said...

Hi there Lulu - I followed you back here from WOYWW! Today was the first time I've joined in and I'm looking forward to hopping around and visiting! I love your blog design - mine is still pretty bare bones stuff - I hope I'm up to your standard after a year - well done for keeping going.
Your 'Drunken Scotch" glue and alcohol ink Post is new to me so that was very interesting (as a bit of a technique junkie)
Happy Blogiversary!!

I'm in the UK and this is the link back to my blog post -

http://mariegoodwyn.wordpress.com/2010/11/18/first-visit-on-woyww/


regards, Marie

LuLu said...

Howdy Marie,
thanks for your kind words - glad you found me!

I hope to put a Techniques or Tutorial up on my sidebar next year!

Peace,
LuLu

LuLu said...

Howdy Kelly,

thanks for following me!

That's one of my fave posts too. Plus I ADORE Martha Lever's work. To me here work is exquisite. It's inpired me dramatically. She combines the art and the poetry just perfectly.

Don't forget to link back to the October Give-a-way post from your blog to be eligible for the drawing!

Peace,
LuLu

Kellys Art Journaling/ Sharing The Journey said...

LuLu;
All linked up on my blog! Thanks for the reminder.
Hugs and Happy Creating!
Kelly

Phoenix Peacock said...

1. I am a new follower, but I want you to know I read through many posts first - I don't like to follow just for give-aways, but because I will enjoy reading the things to come... and I adore the ideas you share on your blog.
2/4.I loved List it Tuesday- The cages and roadtrip ideas! I'm a fan of Aimee's too and birds and roadtrips. It was a no brainer that that page caught my eye.
3. added to my blog at: http://phoenixpeacock.blogspot.com/2010/11/give-away.html
4. phoenixpeacock(at)gmail(dot)com
in the U.S. of A.

!!! this giveaway is far to generous.... I feel like a little kid jumping up and down in the back of the classroom waving her hand like wild - pick me pick me pick me! hahaha.

LuLu said...

Howdy Phoenix Peacock,
Your comment cracked me up!

I'm so glad you're following me for my work. I like that LIT Birdcages/Roadtrip post too.

Good luck!

Peace,
LuLu

LuLu said...

Howdy Kelly,
Your blog is so inspiring!

Thanks for linking up. Good luck!

Peace,
LuLu

JB said...

I was especially impressed by your Feb. 2010 Digital Delights post and the variations you achieved. Good work!

Emily R. said...

Im following your blog

HarajukuGirl92@gmail.com

Emily R. said...

Sunday, November 14, 2010
Poppy White - and my tools for Digital Image editing!

Was very interesting.

HarajukuGirl92@gmail.com

Emily R. said...

Blogged about it on my blog

http://southerngypsywannabe.blogspot.com/2010/11/lulu-too-beaucup-blog-giveaway.html

HarajukuGirl92@gmail.com

Emily,USA

Dragonfly Kisses Jewelry said...

Im following your blog

DragonflyKissesJewelry@gmail.com

Shelly,USA

Dragonfly Kisses Jewelry said...

The

Poppy White - and my tools for Digital Image editing!

Blog post was very intersting. Love your blog!

DragonflyKissesJewelry@gmail.com

Shelly,USA

LuLu said...

Howdy JB,
thanks for your kind words. It was really fun experimenting with those 2 software programs. Back then it was challenging. But now I feel like an old pro!

Thanks for stoppping by - and please come back again real soon!

Peace,
LuLu

LuLu said...

Howdy Emily,
Thanks for posting about my blogoversary giveaway on your blog!

Good Luck!

Peace,
LuLu

LuLu said...

Howdy Emily,

I really like that digital work of Poppy White, too. It took a long time to get it just the way I wanted it. But I think in the end it fits my vision.

Thanks for entering the giveaway - and good luck!

Peace,
LuLu

LuLu said...

Hi again Emily,
Thanks for following me.

Peace,
LuLu

peggy aplSEEDS said...

congratulations on your blog anniversary! the blog post that i like best is the one about the virtual fall studio tour because it always is interesting to me to take a peek at people's work spaces (that's why i like What's on Your Workdesk Wednesday)

peggyapl (at) gmail.com
Philippines

and your giveaway is on my sidebar in http://peggyapl.blogspot.com/ (let me know if that counts as a post)

Hands to Work, Hearts to God said...

Hi Lulu from the Philippines! What fantastic candy! Happy anniversary and thank you for sharing your joy! My favorite post is the one about calligraphy -I like all the ideas esp the boustophedon! I put your candy on my sidebar. patsy.paterno (at) gmail.com Patsy from
HeARTworks

LuLu said...

Howdy Dragonfly Kisses Jewelry,

Many thanks for following my blog!

Peace,
LuLu

LuLu said...

Howdy again Dragonfly Kisses Jewelry,

Glad you like the Poppy White post.

Good luck!

Peace,
LuLu

LuLu said...

Howdy Patsy,

Thanks for your comments - and good luck!

Peace,
LuLu

LuLu said...

Howdy Peggy,
Thanks for commenting. Yes, the link should be in a post for you to be eligible for the give-away prizes.

Peace,
LuLu

peggy aplSEEDS said...

added your giveaway to my blog
http://peggyapl.blogspot.com/2010/11/madonna-and-child-atc.html

Hands to Work, Hearts to God said...

Hi Lulu,
Finally found the time to post about your giveaway! Here's the link: http://patsypat.blogspot.com/2010/11/woyww-77-do-you-believe-in-miracles.html

LuLu said...

Howdy Hands to Work,

thanks for posting the giveaway link on your blog. Good luck!

Peace,
LuLu

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