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March 19, 2011

Sponsor Giveaway | Evalicious, Kelly Purkey’s Sketchbook 3

GIVEAWAY | One person will receive a Destinations Mini Art Journal kit and a set of Vintage Travel Flatback Buttons from Evalicious.

This lovely little journal features hand-sewn pages and coordinating embellishments that make documenting your trip so easy and fun. Just in time for spring break and travel season.

For those who are interested in the embellies featured in the destinations mini art journal kit but mini albums are not your thing, there are a limited number of “i go…” embellies kits in shop also. Visit the shop here and blog here for other new items and inspiration.

GIVEAWAY | One person will receive a spot in Kelly Purkey’s upcoming online class Sketchbook 3.

Join Kelly Purkey and friends for Sketchbook 3!  This is a self-paced four week class filled with fresh sketches, easy instructions, beautiful examples, and lots of fun.  From April 4th to April 29th a PDF will be delivered to your inbox every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  By the end of the class, you’ll have a complete sketchbook of 12 original sketches, 38 layouts, and an additional 38 sketches based on those creative pages. All of the examples are brand new layouts, exclusive to this class… you won’t see them anywhere else. The best part is that you will be receiving an example layout from Kelly for each of the sketches, along with two (or more) example layouts from a very talented contributor. Each PDF for Sketchbook 3 will also include a card designed by the amazing Jennifer McGuire based on the daily sketch.

The class will also include a private message board for questions and sharing ideas on the Studio Calico website. Visit Kelly’s blog for more information and to see the full list of contributors.

Please note: if you’ve already signed up for the class and happen to win Kelly is happy to refund your money or you can gift the class to a friend.


TO BE ENTERED into this giveaway please leave a comment below sharing what you’re most excited to see as the seasons change (if you are reading this post on Facebook please come to my blog to leave a comment). Comments will be closed at 8pm Pacific on Sunday and the winners posted shortly after. Please be sure to check back orsubscribe (click here to get posts delivered to your email box) to see if you are receiving one of the items this week.

Comments

  • 1.
    Mellie D said…

    As we head into the cooler months in Australia, I’m looking forward to crisp mornings, hearty warm soups and wearing socks all day.

  • 2.
    Kasondra said…

    I’m most excited to see my nieces playing together outside, the youngest is just learning to walk, so this will be her first spring as far as playing goes!
    And I’m excited to watch their excitement as our spring flowers bloom!

  • 3.
    ale said…

    here in brazil we are entering fall, and i can’t wait to leave the rain behind (it rains a lot around here during summer).

  • 4.
    Shannon said…

    Waiting for the rain to stop in Oregon and for the sunshine to come back!

  • 5.
    Bernice said…

    I’m really looking forward to SPring arriving. All the different colours of flowers and shades of green in the leaves.

  • 6.
    Ruth said…

    Today I’m happy to see blue skies, after days of grey, and the appearance of cherry blossom on our trees. Absolutely gorgoeus giveaways, thanks for the chance to win.

  • 7.
    Eva G said…

    I long for the fantastic smell of freshly cut grass! Thanks for the giveaways, awesome as always.

  • 8.
    traceyp. said…

    sitting outside in the early a.m. with a good book and hot cup of coffee, a small fire burning with flip flops on ….. aahhhhhh!

  • 9.
    tape said…

    Right now, it’s the blue skies and the sun… really looking forward to the flowers but that isn’t going to happen for a while yet as the ground is still covered with snow!

  • 10.
    Cindy said…

    After a long and dreary winter, I’m looking forward to spending time outdoors. Can’t wait to spend evenings relaxing on the back porch, watching the sunset.

  • 11.
    Barbara SP said…

    For me the seasons changing means longer days — I love having the sunlight stream through my window in the early morning.

  • 12.
    Lisa O said…

    i am looking forward to the sunshine, lighter days and more energy!

  • 13.
    melisa said…

    Right now in Australia it is just the start of Autumn, i love this season, the beautiful red leaf’s, all different shades, huge piles everywhere you look and the happy faces of my children diving into their “leaf puddles”.no better time of the year

  • 14.
    Kristine S said…

    oh lovely–love the longer days and seeing the earth again

  • 15.
    A. Sanborn said…

    After a long arduous winter I long for the smell of fresh cut grass, getting my hands in the soil, new plantings and all the outside activities that come with the promise of summer days ahead!

    PS…

    Lovely give-aways by two creatively inspiring ladies!

  • 16.
    kelly b said…

    I am most excited about seeing my back yard bloom! I forget some of my plants from the last year so it is always a delight to watch what is coming up! It’s like Christmas for me in the spring!

  • 17.
    Suzanne said…

    I will be most excited to plan our garden (as soon as the snow gets off the ground here in Ontario, Canada)…

  • 18.
    Meagan said…

    I am most excited for my garden. It’s my first garden ever, and my mom bought me $40 worth of tulips that should be popping up within the next couple of weeks!

  • 19.
    Tara {teeleedee} said…

    Ali, Super giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity to win :)

    Tara

  • 20.
    Chris Cross said…

    I’m ready for color! It has been a long, gray winter.

  • 21.
    Jeannie L said…

    I love to see plants grow and flowers bloom, colors from the skies and kids playing in the park, families picnicking.

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  • 22.
    Kelly H said…

    Great giveaways – I’m looking forwarde to the wearing of ugg boots, snuggling up in blankets and watching movies with the family

  • 23.
    Sarah said…

    As the seasons change, I am looking forward to seeing grass… GREEN GRASS… and hoping that the strawberries that we planted in our flower bed late last summer/early fall will have survived the Midwestern winter.

  • 24.
    Kimberly K said…

    I really looking forward to summer, but not because of the weather … I’m ready for school to be out and my daughter to be home for a few months. I’m ready for some fun trips. I’m reay for lots of swimming. I’m just ready.

  • 25.
    Marina said…

    I’m looking forward to some cooler weather (I’m downunder, so we’re going from summer to autumn) & being able to wear some nice sweaters or jackets, rather than just a singlet & shorts!

  • 26.
    Mel said…

    I so nearly bought this gorgeous journal from Eve’s store yesterday, but regretfully decided I couldn’t afford it at the moment! Thanks so much for the chance to win it :) The class looks fab, too! xx

  • 27.
    kim said…

    Happy Spring Break everyone!

  • 28.
    Haley D. said…

    What I love about the change from winter to spring is the rebirth and regrowth evident everywhere, the longer days, and the warmer temperatures!

  • 29.
    Kara said…

    We already have snowdrop flowers up!! I love seeing the rest of the flowers waking up from the long winter.

  • 30.
    JennyLilac said…

    Looking forward to taking all my Brownies to NYC this Spring!

  • 31.
    Meg said…

    Spring always new beginnings for me – in the garden, decorating and cooking in the house. This year, it also means a new baby! I can’t wait for my little Lily to arrive!!

    xox
    meg

  • 32.
    Be(e) said…

    The sun!!! I’ve been longing for the sun. Being able to play in the backyard with the kids.
    Thanks for this wonderful chance to win!!!

  • 33.
    Beth said…

    I am most excited to see my peonies blooming again. They do not last long, but they are always so pretty!

  • 34.
    JenniferS said…

    I love seeing the cherry blossoms every year– just beautiful. Thanks for the great giveaway.

  • 35.
    aurelia said…

    So exticed to go to the beach in South Portugal and take my little son (3 years old) to the “toboggan”!!!!! Have a nice day.. I love your blog

  • 36.
    Ramona said…

    Thank you for the chance to win!!

  • 37.
    Julie W said…

    I am looking forward to the warmer temps to play at the park and visit the zoo.

  • 38.
    Cris said…

    I love the sunlight longer and warmer, the colors more brightful, my soul and my dresses lighter… i absolutely LOVE spring :)

  • 39.
    Helen said…

    Live in the tropics so we don’t get to see the seasons changing, unfortunately, but would give anything to see the cherry trees in flower in England…..

  • 40.
    Cathy said…

    More riding time with my horse!

  • 41.
    Susan F. said…

    Looking forward to seeing the color “green” instead of the color “white” everywhere – it’s been a long winter!

  • 42.
    Mamata said…

    pick me!

  • 43.
    Evelyne said…

    So exciting to see all the snow melt… Rediscovering that we actually have a fence in the backyard! It was buried in the heavy snow a long time ago!

  • 44.
    Liz said…

    Another southern hemisphere girl here- so i’m looking forward to green lawns and flowers in my garden! The summer sun tends to kill my garden!

  • 45.
    Julie said…

    I am really looking forward to seeing all the bulb flowers!

  • 46.
    Rebecca said…

    Thank you so much for these very exciting giveaways!! What I am most excited to see is my garden coming to life (though it also means a lot of work ahead!) Thank you for the chance!!

  • 47.
    SusanB said…

    I’m excited to see the crocuses blooming and the tulips and daffodils come up. It’s been a long winter in CT. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 48.
    Kristine said…

    After a long snowy weekend I cant wait to see the beautiull green grass and flowers bloom.

  • 49.
    Tracie said…

    We had so much snow this year, I’ll be happy to see the ground and the grass this season! Is it still there somewhere?

  • 50.
    Janet B said…

    I’m crossing my fingers that my migraines will get better with the warmer weather. thanks for the chance to win!

    • ….
      susan said…

      Seeing my gorgeous purple hydrangea bloom! It was gft to me in me mory of my mother who died of Alzheimers, and its in my front yard for all to see! It makes me happy.