Thursday, December 9, 2010

hello, awesome

so, when i saw this Chronicle Books 'Haul-idays' Giveaway on Oh Hello Friend the other day, i had a major happy attack. AND thought it a perfect way to get back into blogging after a tiny bit of a break. (completely unintended by the way. actually have had some time off since there's been a bit of a work lull, but just somehow haven't had the itch to scratch in the realm of blogging.) basically, the deal is, a blogger creates a list of Chronicle Book items in total under $500, enters AND if she/he wins, someone who comments on the post as well, wins the entire haul. (!!!)

BUT, when it came time to putting together the list, keeping it under $500, it took me forever, forever. since i'm combining books with stationery and other oddities, it was really hard to get it down to the right amount. (me + visions of disney pixar art books = a bad idea and lots of $$.) just an hour ago, i finally got my list right at about $500; $499.15 to be exact, hehe. So, hopefully we have similar taste in all things lovely and you'd enjoy winning my list too. Here's the full list and some photos...















1.) Allure
8.) Flour

16 comments:

  1. I love the books on your fabulous list.
    Good luck!

    love,
    Fritzi Marie

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  2. I love your list. I love chronicle books. I think it's an awesome idea. Good luck to you!

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  3. Cath Kinston stuff is so nice. My friend bought some rose hand lotion of hers the other day and it's divine.

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  4. Another lovely list! (I read Bianca's before making my way here.) I share some of your favorite things as well! Happy mail day!

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  5. Great list! You can't get enough of Cath Kidston! Good luck!

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  6. Awesome list!!! Good Luck!!!
    Here's my list too:
    http://inspiredmess.blogspot.com/2010/11/hauliday-celebrate.html

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  7. What a great idea and such a fantastic list! I definitely have to go check it out. Danni from Oh Hello Friend is one of my FAVE bloggers. :)

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  8. What a great list of books!

    jowanjowan73(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  9. Love your choices! Good luck!

    cytljjb(at)gmail(d0t)com

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  10. Lovin' your list! Here's hoping for a win!

    Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

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  11. Fantastic contest, and great list that you put together. I love Cath Kidston's designs! Good luck!

    Choco223 AT aol DOT com

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you're brilliant, thanks so much for commenting!