Tuesday, June 11, 2013

All Things Paper - Book Giveaway

Congratulations to the winners -  Michelle Brigham, Yvonne Li, and SNJ!

As of today All Things Paper: 20 Unique Projects from Leading Paper Crafters, Artists, and Designers is in bookstores across the United States! Worldwide distribution is underway. It's available via online book suppliers, and there are Kindle and NOOKbook versions too.

All Things Paper book

It has always been my intention with this blog to share distinctive things made of paper, and the projects in the book follow that premise. All are brand new and were created by artisans whose names you might recognize, as each has been featured here in the past. In fact, that's how the idea came about... I had the thought to bring together designers who could show just how capable and surprising simple paper can be, by making items that anyone would be proud to display in their home, wear as a fashion accessory, or give as a special gift.


The images shown here are just a small sampling of what you'll find inside.

Tote Bag DIY
Everyday Tote Bag by Richela Fabian Morgan

And so it began... many months, emails, and mouse clicks later, the result is a collection that is not only attractive, but useful too. It was very important to all of us that the projects hold up to their intended purposes, all while looking stylish indeed.

Phone Book Letter Holder DIY
Phone Book Letter Holder by Allison Patrick

One of my favorites parts of the book is that you get to know the makers... each tells why they work with paper and how they came to create their particular project. You'll also find step-by-step instructions and photographs, tips, templates, diagrams, and supply sources... everything needed to successfully recreate each design. A few of the projects are quite simple, while others will appeal to adventurous crafters who are interested in learning new skills.

Trick Box DIY
Mysterious Stationery Box by Cecelia Louie

What better way to celebrate than with a worldwide giveaway?! Tuttle Publishing will send a copy of the book to three commenters. Winners will be selected by a random number generator and notified via email, so be sure to include a way to be contacted within your comment. If you would like to share the link as an extra entry, let me know in a separate comment that you have done so. Giveaway ends on Sunday, June 16. Good luck!

Quilled Key Pendant DIY
Antique Key Pendant by Ann Martin

125 comments:

  1. Such beautiful work. I would love to find the time to work on some of these type of projects, but with 3 5 and under time is sparse.

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  2. Congratulations on your new book! Those pictures are fabulous! I am a new reader and have been inspired by your site to try my hand a quilling and other paper crafts. I have recently started into Papier Maché, découpage, and other methods and am working on several designs. I hope this book starts a new craze in paper.

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  3. Congratulations! I have followed your blog and FB postings for the last year so am excited to see it all put together in a book. Paper is my medium of choice these days and I am fascinated with all the other paper-crafters you are finding out there.

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  4. Congratulations on your new book Ann. I am sure it is a super fabulous book .

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  5. congrats on the book, have been enjoying checking out all the paper crafters on your blog !!!
    Paula

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  6. Spectacular new book! These days with Pinterest, I don't buy books anymore, but I find yours so beautiful, if I don't win, I'll be buying one!

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  7. Checking out the beautiful things you have posted is one of the highlights of logging into FB, and have used the ideas there many times. I got so excited when I saw you had a book coming out, it's now on my Amazon wish list!

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  8. It's look very interested book with all these great ideas...

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  9. Congratulations! I've been following your blog for a while via the RSS feeds, and I never skip your posts. There are amazing beautiful things that can be made with paper!
    I also like it that different artists are featured in the book, and that we get to know a bit more about them.

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  10. I L.O.V.E. to recycle and reuse paper into beautiful things!!

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  11. Many Congratulations....Super cool projects are showcased...Love to win this :) Thanks for the chance!!!

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  12. Bonjour,
    Très belles choses à faire en papiers. Bonne soirée de France
    Verov94
    http://verocreatif.canalblog.com

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  13. You're really nice to share all kinds of paper arts with us. Without your sharing, we won't be able to learn so much from others. I'm sure your book has captured best of the best art pieces, I look forward to seeing it!! Yvonne Li

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  14. Thank you for sharing all these wonderful paper arts!!! And thank you for the opportunity to win a copy of your book, my e mail is: jpatrick4@bigpond.com

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  15. This book is going to be master piece :) would be wonderful...
    email id- pratvam@ymail.com

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  16. Such a wonderful book! Congratulations!

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  17. Many congratulations Anne and wish you success with this new book :)
    (email: anupama.puneeth@gmail.com)

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  18. Congratulations on the book. It looks beautiful!

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  19. congratulations on the book, I have been following you for quite sometime and love the inspiration by all the paper crafters on your blog. It is so important for me to know the person behind the art as it gives a different perspective to the Art; and you have brought so many awesome artists close to all of us!! Thank you so much Ann for this and best wishes for the success of your book!!
    Suman
    http://www.kalasirjana.blogspot.in/

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  20. congratulations on your book. sure is every crafters dream. thanks for the chance.

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  21. Book looks wonderful. I especially like the clever idea for a letter holder.

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  22. congratulations on the book! wishing u many more milestones. I am huge fan of your work and so inspired by you.thanks for the chance Ann

    Karuna
    www.craftingqueen.in

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  23. Congratulations on your new book. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to win one. I'm crossing my fingers....

    You can reach me at caroricbreton at hotmail dot com

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  24. the detail you put into all your work is amazing. can't wait to see the inside contents of the book!

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  25. I love your work - would love to be able to do it myself. Good luck with the book.
    Jill x
    jillybishop@amberwebs.com

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  26. Amazing collection of projects (just from looking at the cover and preview!) I love working with paper and think its great whenever a new book is published that shows everybody how versatile it can be!

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  27. Congratulations, Ann! And I couldn't wait. Bought mine today. Anxiously awaiting its arrival!!

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  28. Wow! Congrats, Ann! Your endeavor and hard work have paid off! That's wonderful. I'd love to win a book. It looks beautiful!

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  29. beautiful book ! I love paper crafts so much ... !

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  30. I shared it on +Google. I'm happy to spread the word about anything related to paper!

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  31. I shared it on Facebook too. Thanks so much for your generosity. I hope you get a lot of publicity for this! Best wishes!

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  32. Congratulations. I'm looking forward to seeing your new book, it looks wonderful.

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  33. Congratulations on the release of All Things Paper! I can't wait to try out lots of new projects!

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  34. Oh, well done! Isn't seeing your finished book such a thrill??

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  35. What a beautiful book! Must feel like an amazing accomplishment! Have followed your blog for a long time and always get a rush of energy from all the inspiration. I was to be one of the lucky winners my e-mail is: linaeklof@yahoo.se
    Have a lovely paper filled day :)
    /Lina Eklof - Sweden

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  36. Congratulation -A must have for all paper lovers. Waiting to be able to buy it in Europe.

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  37. Congratulations on such an inspiration book. I will have to add this to my wishlist! Can't wait to explore your blog even more.
    Debi

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  38. how pretty! congrats and thank you!

    rebekah[.]diehl[@]gmail[.]com

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  39. Have been waiting anxiously for its arrival!! Yay! kurlichat@gmail.com

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  40. Love all those samples you're showing. I know the rest of the book has gotta be good. Thanks for the giveaway.

    Julie
    I Create Purty Thangs

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  41. How awesome. This book looks amazing!

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  42. What a fun book! I can't wait to get my hands on a copy.

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  43. I have published this on my Great Giveaways board. http://pinterest.com/pin/237213105345614182/

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  44. I am hoping to win this! It looks like it is full of creativity and originality! I can be contacted at crittersandcrayons(at)gmail.com :)

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  45. This is a wonderful collection of creativity!!! The projects look just awesome. It will be delight to have it in my collection Thanks for the chance to win.

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  46. Congratulations on your new book. The ideas will be a inspiring resource to all paper lovers!

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  47. This is great, Congratulations! :)
    Thanks for hosting this giveaway, hope I win :D

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  48. I love paper and the work with paper and I will love this book. Congratulations and thanks for this giveaway!
    Best wishes!!!
    sizeidler[@]yahoo[.]com

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  49. What a wonderful giveaway, Ann!!! Congratulations, the book looks awesome.
    bscube1991@gmail.com

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  50. Congratulations, Ann! I love the sampling photos, makes me think of all the other goodies inside the book!

    Happy Quilling!
    Manuela

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  51. Congratulations Anne on the launch of this marvellous book. Interesting projects! Love your quilled pendant.

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  52. Immense! Well done Paper Queen =) love it x

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  53. Book looks amazing, only tried really simple teabag and iris folding in the past. Would love to try this.
    Claire280870@aol.com

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  54. Just found your site.... All I can say...."What have I been missing!". I guess you could say that I have been a ardent "Paper Engineer" right from the start.... You inspire me.... Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful talent....

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  55. The tote is wonderful; everything is.
    ksukeena(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  56. Excited to see the book. I love getting your posts via e-mail

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  57. The book looks incredible. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  58. Congratulations! I love paper crafts and I want this book :) Best Regards

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  59. Just for the tutorial of your antique key pendant Ann it would be great to win this book.
    Thank you for all your posts I receive in my mail.
    Francine

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  60. Wow! Ann, Congratulations. You have such an inspiring blog and Facebook page and it frequently sends me on a research fever. Would love to own a copy of this book, what a fabulous reference and resource book for any avid crafter.

    Phiona Richards

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  61. Congratulations! Looks like an awesome book, I'd love to win it :))

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  62. What a great book. Looks like some fun projects. Would love to win it.
    I really enjoy getting post from you, they are often very inspiring.

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  63. WOW! This book looks wonderful! :)

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  64. congratulations ann..
    it must be so satisfying to see your new book "all things paper"being released into the bookstores!!! i love the sneak peaks you are posting. i cant wait to see the book here in oz!!!
    i new you could do it!!!
    licia politis

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  65. Such an awesome book. Congrats! I have to have a copy!

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  66. What a wonderful giveaway!!!! I look forward everyday to seeing what 'paper wonders' you have found for us...how much fun it would be to be able to relax and read in detail how things are done - thanks for the chance to win!!!
    Paper Hugs,
    Jan

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  67. Are you kidding??? Of course.

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  68. Congratulations! Looks like it has some great projects. Thanks for giving us a chance to win one :)

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  69. wow what a great variety & love paper anything would love this book Sandy Lane

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  70. What a beautiful book. Thanks for continuing to share all the beautiful paper art you find. And thanks for the chance to win a copy of the book!

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  71. Recently found your blog and love it!!! I knew I had some quilling paper stashed in the barn so I just went out and brought it in so I can make the bird necklace. If it works out, I am going to enter it into the county fair later this summer. Thanks for the chance to win the book--I'd love to have it.

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  72. What a wonderful book idea! I can't wait to get my hands on it... :) Ingrid in Sweden (inkypinky71@gmail.com)

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  73. I have been a paper fan for about 40 years and have always seen it as a great way to express yourself. The book looks fabulous! Thanks for being generous enough to host a giveaway.

    Best wishes!
    Brooke (artisticendeavors@windstream.net)

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  74. Paper, paper, paper! Smooth and crisp to textured and soft as suede...fold it, tear it, cut it, color it, paint it, write on it, or just look at it, touch it, smell it...aaahhh, paper. Thank you for putting together a book of wonderful projects and for giving one of us a chance to win a copy.

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  75. I've had a love affair with paper since I was a child. My parents even had to hide paper from me to avoid a house filled with paper chain jungles! This book is right up my alley and I like what I see from the few photos posted here. It would be a welcome addition to my library and a great inspirational reference and resource. Hats off to all the contributing designers and to you Ann for bringing this to our attention!

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  76. I would love an opportunity to win this book. leef@theriver.com

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  77. These projects look incredible! Paper has to be my favourite medium to work with, and is so beautiful. I would love to try out some of these projects!

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  78. congratulations on your new book. your blog is always a source of inspiration for me. thanks for the chance to win!

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  79. Very nice! Congrats!
    Iamhollyb @ hotmail.com

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  80. congrts amazing book iwould luv to hv it my email idis jain.mukesh07@gmail.com

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  81. What a fab giveaway! I totally love that antique key pendant!

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  82. Wow! These actually are paper projects that I hacen't seen before. It looks very promising! I'd love to have the book! Thank you!

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  83. Oh I just love your blog...it has opened my eyes to all the possibilities of paper! Can't wait to read the book!

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  84. I also posted to facebook, so all my paper crafting friends can join the frenzy!!!

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  85. Oh your images are so enticing. Thanks for the chance. Best wishes, Carina

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  86. Congratulation on your new book.Thanks for the chance.
    Rashida_td@hotmail.com

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  87. Paper flowers are some of my favorite projects, so the Crepe Paper Lilacs would be neat to learn. The Everyday Tote Bag would be fun too.
    kaysuet@hotmail.com

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  88. The book looks awesome! Would love to win one! Thanks!

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  89. Stunning work. I like your new book and your website. First time I have been here. Thanks for the giveaway chance.

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  90. All your wonderful contributors have thought outside the (cardboard) box! Can't wait to see the book.

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  91. oh wow, your book looks fabulous, and if it's anything like your blog then it will be a must-have.

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  92. This is a inspiring book that I'd love to win.
    Ana Cravidao (in Portugal)
    acbeadsATgmailDOTcom

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  93. I can't believe, that this wonderful book is a giveaway. So great ideas, I'm impressed. Ina (Bavaria, Germany)

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  94. Congratulations! The book looked fantastic. I'd love to have one.
    Bonnieammons at gmail dot com

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  95. Thats a good deal. Would like to have one.
    joshbitra@gmail.com

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  96. Many congratulations on the new book, Ann! Such lovely and inspiring ideas - I am crossing my fingers :-) !
    prachi DOT bora AT gmail DOT com

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  97. Wow What a super great idea. I would love to have a copy and make the projects. I love to quill and know that I going to make the necklace for gifts. My fingers are crossed. You my reach at brindaparamore@yahoo.com
    Paper Wishes & Crafty Dreams :)

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  98. What stunning images! Congratulations on bringing so much inspiration together!

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  99. Congratulations on your new book. Looks amazing.

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  100. dear Ann,
    congratulations on your book!

    xoxo
    steph
    si_sld@yahoo.com

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  101. Congratulations, Ann! Because you were the one really responsible for getting me into quilling properly, I'm extra happy for you1 I have pre-ordered my copy and Amazon sent me a confirmation that it's being shipped. However, count me in for an extra copy in the giveaway - it would make a fabulous gift! Congrats again! - Karren

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  102. I just shared this link with all my FB friends. I hope they visit and buy the book, too!
    Karren

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  103. I would like to win this book, thank you. 123beulahbee@gmail.com

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  104. Wonderful!!! I love paper!!!!

    jsm.vet@gmail.com

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  105. it looks like an awesome book!

    jarc@pei.eastlink.ca

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  106. This looks to be a beautiful book! Best wishes and much success with your publication. Would LOVE to own a copy.

    pdsabond@verizon.net

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  107. Wow!! Spectacular crafts in my medium of choice... I would love to get a copy to share with my 7 year old who loves paper crafts :))
    I can be reached at nisha.koul@gmail.com

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  108. Weather I win or not I will order this book. Can't wait to open the covers and discover what joy is inside. Thank you for sharing with us.

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  109. This looks like an awesome book! I love paper crafting and new ideas are always welcome. Sharing on FB.

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  110. love the sample pictures...would love to win a copy

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  111. this is such a lovely giveaway for worldwide readers.. Can't believe it.. I'm joining in hoping to win it.. :D

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  112. I've tweet about it.. Please see link as below:
    https://twitter.com/pltinabox/status/345849570107994112

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  113. have also shared a link on Facebook..
    Please see shared link:
    https://www.facebook.com/angela.ng.587268

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  114. As a paper crafter I've enjoyed your blog for some time, and I'm looking forward to checking out the book. It's wonderful to share my passion for paper arts with others, and to see such varied styles.

    clumsycreative@gmail.com

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  115. This is a wonderful blog - you always find fabulous artists & share their work. I would love to win a copy of your book!

    Regards,
    Alison
    A.Kretschmar@bigpond.com

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  116. grandiose!
    i wonder if these examples are do-able?
    cheers for the opportunity!
    n♥

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    1. Yes, they are - step-by-step instructions via text and pictures make sure of that. :)

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  117. The giveaway has ended. Thanks for all of your entries and kind words.

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