Ali Edwards Capture life. Create art.

September 13, 2013

Week In The Life 2013 | Friday Giveaways | A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book


GIVEAWAY | Two (2) people will win a copy of Elsie Larson’s and Emma Chapman’s book A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book.

ABOUT | Whether it’s of your sister’s smile, your morning coffee, or your new puppy, photos are a way to connect on Facebook and Instagram, keep a visual diary of our lives, and create momentos for future generations. Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman, creators of the mega-popular DIY style blog A Beautiful Mess, are in love with photographing everyday life. Here, they share that love with 95 all-new tips and photo challenges that will inspire you to style and snap better photos and then transform them into simple yet stunning projects and gifts. You’ll learn how to:

• Take the most flattering self-portraits
• Be your own stylist to turn dull, cluttered photos into pretty lifestyle photography
• Capture adorable couple portraits
• Turn everyday moments, hobbies, and rituals into amazing photos
• Show off your favorite photos by turning them into handmade jewelry, home décor, and gifts

Packed with Elsie and Emma’s happy spirit and unique style, A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book will inspire you to capture your days, your friends, and your dreams in beautiful photos!


CONNECT | Blog | Twitter | Facebook

TO BE ENTERED into this giveaway please leave a comment below (if you are reading this post on Facebook please come to my blog to leave a comment). Comments will be closed at 9am Pacific on Saturday morning. The winners will be posted shortly after. Please be sure to check back or subscribe (click here to get posts delivered to your email box) to see if you are receiving one of the items during this special week of giveaways for Week In The Life.


  • 1.
    asta said…

    Love it. Would be a great present for Christmas.

  • 2.
    Beth P said…

    Sounds like a fun read!

  • 3.
    Stephanie said…

    Oh wow, I’d love to win this one! Their blog is one of my favourites :)

  • 4.
    Conchi said…

    I love it!! I wanna be like them. Please, please:) I need it.
    Thanks for that giveaway!!

  • 5.
    Chris Cross said…

    I have been a fan of Elsie for many years! Great giveaway!

  • 6.
    Skye said…

    This looks like a great book and I love their blog!

  • 7.
    Ruth said…

    I would love to win this!

  • 8.
    Kate said…

    I would love this book! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 9.
    Michelle McKean said…

    Would love this book. Thanks Ali.

  • 10.
    rossana said…

    Sounds like a fun read!

  • 11.
    Monika said…

    Looks like a great book!

  • 12.
    Marie A. said…

    Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win.

    Marie A. from Québec city, Canada

  • 13.
    DeeM said…

    That could be the title of my life and loving it!

  • 14.
    Dori said…

    Sounds like a great resource. Would love to have it.

  • 15.
    iHanna said…

    It’s on my wish list!

  • 16.
    Shawna said…

    LOVE them! Cannot wait for the Android version of their app!
    Thanks Ali!

  • 17.
    Nicki said…

    Ooh, I’ve been wanting this book since I read about it on their blog.

  • 18.
    Anna Vollmer said…

    I’d love a chance to win!

  • 19.
    Susan Bowers said…

    Would love the book…love their blog!

  • 20.
    Kim shoebottom said…

    Such a cool book!

  • 21.
    Jacque said…

    This looks like such a happy book with great ideas–thanks for the chance!!

  • 22.
    Melissa said…

    I’d love the book, too – these gals are awesome! :)

  • 23.
    Caroline said…

    Love the look of this book!

  • 24.
    Marsaille said…

    Those two are so much fun!

  • 25.
    Diana said…

    I was just looking at this on Amazon yesterday. Thanks!

  • 26.
    Lori Page said…

    This looks like a great book. Thanks for the chance.

  • 27.
    Dawn Ritchie said…

    Definitely on my wish list. :)

  • 28.
    Alida said…

    Can I enter from South Africa? Either way, great give-away.

  • 29.
    Candace said…

    Oooh! This looks like a great book! I’d love to win one!

  • 30.
    JeannieD said…

    Looks like a great book that I would love! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 31.
    Em said…

    It hasn’t been in my budget to buy this book yet so I’d definitely LOVE to win this giveaway. Thanks for the chance!

  • 32.
    Johanna said…

    I love the cover! :)

  • 33.
    Ingvild said…

    I would love to win this book. Thanks for the chance ;o)

  • 34.
    shelly k said…

    How much fun!! I would love to add the book to my library! Great giveaway! Thanks!

  • 35.
    Debbi G. said…

    How fun!

  • 36.
    Judi said…

    Would love to win it. Nothing better than COOL sisters

  • 37.
    Ulrika said…

    Oh, I would really love to win that!

  • 38.
    Julie G said…

    This book is on my wish list! Would love to win it.

  • 39.
    Jennifer said…

    Thanks for a chance!

  • 40.
    Susan McDonald said…

    O, this sounds like a fun and inspiring book to have. Thank you

  • 41.
    Bambou Orchidee said…

    Would love to win this book (if not, I already plan to buy it!). Thanks a lot for the chance to win!

  • 42.
    Paula Heutsche said…

    I would LOVE this! Thank you for the chance to win!

  • 43.
    Diana said…

    I would love this! I have been working on my photography for months…would love to make faster improvements!

  • 44.
    Selina McGinn said…

    I’ve been waiting for this book to come out. Can’t wait to see it.

  • 45.
    Deborah said…

    Great giveaway! ThAnks for the chance to win!

  • 46.
    Kim S (nerdgrl) said…

    A great “me” gift! Thanks for the chance.

  • 47.
    Shannon said…

    Lovely. Thank you!

  • 48.
    Kelly said…

    I have been following you AND Elsie for years. Love that girl and her crafts! Thanks for the chance!

  • 49.
    Anna said…

    I would love to win this!

  • 50.
    Charline said…

    This has been on my wishlist since i have heard about it