Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Crafty Reader - October Giveaway (Open WW)


Time again to share some bookishly crafty goodness with you. You see I'm not just fond of my camera but also of book-shaped objects. In case you didn't know yet, I'm also book blogging over at The Book Garden and am now sharing my love for reading and crafting by giving away books of the crafty kind.

In this month's giveaway you can get your hands on The Complete Decorated Journal: A Compendium of Journaling Techniques by Gwen Diehn!

Please note: This giveaway is open worldwide, but only for countries TBD offers free shipping to - please check here

Congrats to Maegan M. from Canada!

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73 comments:

  1. hum i guess i could try scrapebooking next but i'm not sure at the moment i'm learning crochet, knitting and cross stiching so quite a lot of my plate. i have some gifts idea to create but i don't know what techniques i could use for those so it could be what i will be learning next even if i don't know it yet

    thank you for this new giveaway

    ( oh yes i need to learn to sew!!)

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  2. I do a lot of papercrafts like quilling, 3D origami ... love scrapbooking and decorating my jounals with zentangles. I would love to try out painting sometime.

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  3. Would love to have time to sit down with my mom and learn to look knit!

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  4. I do handsewn plushies and clay sculptures so I'd love to try crocheting.

    judithchen@live.com

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  5. I would like to learn to knit and also develop more of my painting skills.

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  6. I already knit and love it. I can crochet but not very well...so that is something I would like to improve on!

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  7. I would love to learn how to knit and crochet.

    Thanks!

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  8. I'd love to try more paper crafts in general! I've loved doing origami since I was younger but maybe cards or scrap booking next

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  9. I would love to start scrapbooking! I have tons of pictures that could be part of some amazing scrapbooks.

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  10. i would like to return to scrapbooking and journaling. it's been a long time.

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  11. I Love painting. It makes me feel free and happy :)

    Entered as "Gaya" - gayathri.lakmini@gmail.com

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  12. I'd love to learn how to knit :)

    Rafflecopter: Petra Kos

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  13. I seriously need a crocheting teacher....I literally hold my breath while trying to figure out the needle moves..lol..yeah...my life is sad lol....would love to learn how to make a crocheted hat for myself one day before I am 50 lol.

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  14. I would love to learn calligraphy! It is so beautiful and delicate! It would be fun to have gorgeous thank you notes all the time!

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  15. I craft envelopes in my spare time

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  16. I love to knit, and scrapbook...I think I would like to learn jewelry-making.

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  17. I would love to learn how to knit. My grandma taught me the basics when I was younger and I would love to try it again.

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  18. I would really love to try jewelry making!

    rafflecopter name Karin Shaim

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  19. As I'm into sewing and I have a lots of fabric scraps left, I would love to try pachworking (especially Indian one)

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  20. Knitting! I crochet, but would like to expand my ability to craft with yarn.

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  21. I would LOVE to start scrapbooking. I have all these pictures in boxes and I want to do something fun with them!

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  22. I want to try embroidery especially Sashiko.I saw it at a craft expo and was fascinated how beautiful they look!

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  23. I'd like to try knitting... it would be awesome if I could make my jumpers etc... :)

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  24. I've been painting since I was 6, but I would SO like to learn how to knit... There are so many nice things to do; I'd love, for example, to be able to do amigurumi ;3;

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  25. I'd like to learn how to crochet properly.

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  26. I would love to take up knitting!

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  27. Knitting and crochet! I've been wanting to learn for so long but I am a full time student and never found the time to start up.But I'll be done with my studies next year and I'm planning on starting everything I wanted to but couldn't :)

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  28. I would love to try jewelry making.

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  29. I'd love to try anything I haven't before. I really want to try quilting and jewelry making.

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  30. I am planning on trying out photo transfers sometime this week.

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  31. I would really like to learn more crocheting! I was getting into that a few years back and ended up stopping. Not exactly sure why just did :/

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  32. I used to do a lot of homemade stuff like plushies. I just don't do it much anymore. I think what I'd really like to do is to do book binding.

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  33. I was looking for new creative ideas and discovered your blog. From now on i will follow your great blog. My girlfriend and I love photography, crochet and all kinds of paper creativity. The photo of the decorated journal is so inspiring. This is the way to display all our creative stuff: in a decorated journal.

    Have a nice day, Margaret

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  34. I would love to learn how to crochet. I think making amigurumi would be fun.

    kiddomsg at gmail dot com

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  35. I've been really into scrapbooking as a journaling technique, and would love to branch out a bit :)

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  36. I've always wanted to learn to crochet, I've tried several times, but I always fail miserably. My grandma is amazing at it, always inventing her own patterns and whipping out baby blankets in a day, and no matter how many times she's tried to teach me it just never sticks!

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  37. I've always wanted to try papercrafts. I paint, and I think it would be fun to try and make something out of paper

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  38. I would like to learn how to carve my own rubber stamps. :)

    twocheekymonkeys at live dot com

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  39. Scrapbooking is on my list of things to get done!


    freebiegoddess03@aol.com

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  40. I really would like to try out watercolor journaling... it's really just a matter of gathering the supplies. Also, I would like to improve my knitting and crochet skills.

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  41. I do a lot of crafts already, but I have never really tried my hand at painting. I know I can't draw, so I assume I can't paint :)

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  42. I do a lot of crafts including crochet, knitting, and DIY...
    I would love to try scrapbooks and decoupage.
    The journal is very good and would love to win this.
    roycedavids at gmail .com

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  43. Scrapbooking for sure and possibly painting and jewelry making

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  44. Oh, I love painting, but I barely have time for any hobbies lately :(

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  45. I do many crafts but would love to learn to quilt.

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  46. I love learning new crafts of just about any sort! Just recently I have take on crazy quilting, mostly to try and reduce my stash of fabric pieces that is threatening to take over my house.

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  47. I do jewelry making but I've been wanting to try out knitting
    crazyweirdo33@yahoo.com

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  48. I love needle felting and crocheting! I used to do a lot of both crafts but haven't had the time lately.

    I also love art journaling, so thank you for offering such a great giveaway!

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  49. I would love to learn needle felting

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  50. I love japan crafts. But these days I saw many doll owner make knitting hat for Blythe. I think, I want to learn it :)

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  51. More paper crafts and watercolor painting.

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  52. I have really been wanting to take a sewing class lately and get better at crocheting for blankets.

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  53. I already knit, but I would love to learn how to crochet as well.

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  54. I WOULD LIKE TO START SCRAPE-BOOKING IF I CAN EVERY FIND THE TIME!!

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  55. i absolutely love crafting with my little boys :) but i would like to try my hand at knitting!!
    senior06chs@aol.com

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  56. I would love to try crochet at some point.

    - Jessica Rose

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  57. Clay modelling! It looks so adorable :3

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  58. I would like to learn how to knit!

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  59. I do a lot of papercraft and origami ...I love scrapbooking and and i always decorating my jounals with drawings. I would love to try to get better at painting sometime. :)

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  60. I would love to make soaps or candles

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  61. I do a lot of painting and handmade crafts... My big project right now is finishing homemade Halloween costumes. I would like to try to learn to knit or crochet, but I just never seem to find the time.

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  62. I would really love to learn how to sew!!

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  63. Hi! I like paper crafts. I'd love to learn to sew well. I guess I'm more of a project person. Projects I'd like to work on are sewing pillows, make a lantern/pom pom arrangement in my bedroom, make a pretty quilt. Fun. Thanks!

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  64. I definitely would want to try typography painting soon! <3

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  65. I love scrapbooking because it is so original.
    I love it so much
    Thanks for the opportunity :)
    my mail: tempesta74@gmail.com
    I follow the blog as sara rota

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