Sunday, November 14, 2010

happy haul-idays!

um, just saw this on jen's blog...seriously too good to be true:

what better way to celebrate the holidays than with chronicle book's awesome giveaway!

1. make a list of Chronicle Books valued at up to $500
2. put it on your blog
3. you're entered (well, you have to go enter yourself on their giveaway page) to win your list of books! AWESOME. (and, a reader who comments on your post also wins your list! )

deadline is december 10th, winners announced december 13th! hurry and post your list! (sorry, US residents only)

now on to my list *drum roll*...

1. 100 years of fashion illustration by cally blackman
2. decorate by holly becker and joanna copestick
3. open studios with lotta jansdotter by lotta jansdotter
4. paper craft by minhee and truman cho
5. family by lauren dukoff
6. reprodepot pattern book: folk: 225 vintage-inspired textile designs by djerba goldfinger
7. little book of letterpress by charlotte rivers
8. how to be a graphic designer without losing your soul by adrian shaughnessy
9. photobooth by babbette hines
10. the printmaking bible by ann d'arcy hughes and hebe vernon-morris
11. lotta's printing studio by lotta jansdotter
12. craft inc. business planner by meg mateo ilasco
13. lettering & type by bruce willen and nolen strals
14. the exquisite book by julia rothman, jenny volvovski, and matt lamothe
15. the commonsense kitchen By tom hudgens
16. tartine by elizabeth prueitt and chad robertson

cart total: $496.50 :)

what are on your lists?!


jennifer ▲ i art u said...

LOVE!!! we have such similar taste connie :)
here's to hoping one of us (or both of us?!) win!!!
will write you back via email soooooonish!
have a good week!

Maia McDonald said...

Such a great list, I have a couple of the same titles over at my blog as well, good luck to both of us!

Lauren said...

Connie, I love these! If I could only be so honored to win your list! :) Good luck to us!

Oh and thanks for your header is a photo I took in Seattle in the Freemont neighborhood.

Anonymous said...

hello :P

if i win the Tartine book i'm going to be really happy..

Little Girl :)

Bavarian Erin said...

Oh man! I totally forgot to put that Letterpress book on my list! Now I ahve to hope that you win! :-)


Great books!! We have a few in common :) And a few I missed and would LOVE to own. Good luck!!!

paper airplane design said...

What a fun giveaway idea!

oona. said...

That photobooth book is simply amazing! Great list! Good luck!
Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

ashley said...

hi! your blog is darling!! :) nice list, too!
have a lovely night and let's cross our fingers for a big win!

Mrs. DeRaps said...

Look at all of those beautiful book covers! Thanks for sharing your list!

mrsderaps @ hotmail . com

Connie Z. said...

You have great taste!

and I'm happy to find your blog through this contest.

from another Connie, who also appreciates good design. :)

Molly said...

Great list! Good luck!

Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

corrin said...

Love love love your list. Now I want to revise mine! Good luck!

Kate said...

Great list! Glad this contest directed me to your blog.
Good luck, mangosteenkate at yahoo dot com

annie said...

love all these books :)
seasecrets AT gmail dot com

gaby317 said...

Great list - I have a few of the same books.

I love Chronicle. This is such a generous giveaway. Thanks for the entry.

gaby317nyc at

Lori L said...

Excellent choices! I see some great gift potential here too! Good luck!

Bri Meets Books said...

Why didn't I add some of these to my list?!

briheartsbooks at gmail dot com

Amazing giveaway, thanks for the entry.

My list if you want to enter:

katklaw777 said...

Great list...great giveaway.
katklaw777 at yahoo dot com
Good luck!

On my list...lots of cookbooks!

TRAN! ( said...

Great list!!

ncnguyen514 [at] gmail [dot] com

kat said...

Hey! Nice list..hope you win!


aimbug said...

A most excellent list! I would love to win a copy of any and all of these, but 'Photobook' and the Tartine cookbook have the most appeal. Good luck!

Teresa Thomas Bohannon said...

A wonderful list. Very different--for the most part--from the ones I selected See My List Here but a really delightful list nevertheless. I would absolutely love to win either one.

Joanne said...

This is a great list of books!

Tracey C. said...

Fun choices! You can check out the list I made HERE and comment for a chance to win mine!

munchiema (at) yahoo (dot)com

Christin said...

Fantastic selection. Photobooth and Family are my faves.
Good luck!

joolee said...

We have LOTS of the same things on our lists, so of course I could be happy winning yours!:) Thanks for the chance!

Disjecta Membra said...

Great list! Best of luck.

If you'd like to comment on mine:

pmathers at jps dot net

bluehour said...

Cool list...I love finding all these new blogs. Good luck to us both. If you want to check out mine:

ashley c said...

amazing list! good luck to you!

Haylee said...

Um please please PLEASE win. Wow I seriously think I would cry if I won all these books!


shastas said...

Good luck!

Buffy said...

The Commonsense Kitchen sounds great!

situationswhereyoumayneedit at gmail dot com

ivana | love ardently said...

we definitely have similar taste! i would love to win your list too! :)


Catherine Blair said...

The ad copy for "The Exquisite Book" introduced me to the "official" name for a drawing game I previously had no name for. Yay. Good luck!

moonsword said...

great list! best of luck!

nfmgirl said...

What fun! Isn't this the coolest contest?

nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

jcamp2020 said...

Good selection of titles. Good luck to both of us. And Thank You to Chronicle Books.

jcamp2020 at aol dot com

Lily said...

Fabulous choices, especially the letterpress book!
Lilyhoot at gmail dot com

nfmgirl said...

What fun! Count me in!

nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com