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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!


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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.


  • 51.
    Claudine said…

    Cool giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 52.
    Lori L said…

    This looks like a great go-to idea book!

  • 53.
    kristineS said…

    Yes please –looks like a great book

  • 54.
    Jenn M said…

    that book looks awesome. love elsie and emma.

  • 55.
    SarahJane said…

    Oh, my… would LOVE to win a copy of this book!

    (Santa brings each of us a book every year so, I might have to add THIS BOOK to my “wish list”.) Last year, Santa brought me ELEVATE THE EVERYDAY; I love this kind of stuff!!!!!! Thanks for the opportunity to win one! :)

  • 56.
    Machelle Anderson said…

    This has been on my amazon wish list!

  • 57.
    Veronique Ouimet said…

    Thanks for the chance to win!!!!

  • 58.
    Heidi Reitz said…

    I have wanted this book for a while. Sometimes it just takes a little inspiration.

  • 59.
    Marcia Scantlin said…

    I loved Elsie’s first book, so I can’t wait to see what she created.

  • 60.
    Karend said…

    On my wishlist!

  • 61.
    Melanie R said…

    Thank you for the chance. Looks beautiful!

  • 62.
    Kathy Weeks said…

    So fun! I would love to win this!

  • 63.
    Julia said…

    What an excellent book to read. I would love to add this to my collection of books.

  • 64.
    Theresa F. Miami Florida said…

    looks great!

  • 65.
    Kathy P said…

    Sounds like exactly what I need to get myself out of the beautiful mess I have created in my scrap world! Thank you for a chance to win it!

  • 66.
    Graviela said…

    Love the giveaway!

  • 67.
    Tammy Davis said…

    Would love to win this! Thank you so much for the chance!

  • 68.
    hanna said…

    I’ve seen that through Elsie’s blog and would love to win.

  • 69.
    Bethany Rielage said…

    Such a great book! I checked it out from our library the other day, and it has so many great ideas. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • 70.
    Christine said…

    Looks amazing! Thanks for the chance.

  • 71.
    Kathleen S said…

    I’m not familiar with this duo but their book sounds interesting!

  • 72.
    Jennifer Carmichael said…

    Thanks for the chance to win. Love the book

  • 73.
    Robin Gibson said…

    Ooooohhhh!! Have soooo been wanting this! Thanks for the opportunity!!

  • 74.
    Krista said…

    Could use a little inspiration! Thanks for the great giveaway!

  • 75.
    Wendy said…

    What a neat book! Thanks for the chance!

  • 76.
    Carla said…

    Great giveaway Ali. I would love this book! Fingers crossed that you pick me. Have a great weekend.

  • 77.
    Camile said…

    I love them both, The blog, the shop, the recipes, all the ideas they put on they’re blog. Thanks a lot for this giveaway!!!!!

  • 78.
    Caryn said…

    Such an inspirational looking book!

  • 79.
    Karen D said…

    You two look fun!! Thanks for the generous giveaway!!!

  • 80.
    Holly d said…

    That book looks amazing!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  • 81.
    Robin G said…

    I would love to have a copy of their book! Thanks for a chance to win!

  • 82.
    Jenny A said…

    Looks like an awesome book! Thanks for a chance!

  • 83.
    Kimberly said…

    What a fun giveway! thanks for a chance to win.

  • 84.
    Marie said…

    This book seems awosome, I think I would love it!

    /Marie, Sweden

  • 85.
    Karen said…

    Looks like a very inspirational book! I’d love to win it! Thanks for the chance. :)

  • 86.
    Kate said…

    We can always use more photo ideas! Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 87.
    Kendra said…

    Their book looks fab! And I love their app on my phone!

  • 88.
    simplypearl said…

    love their ABM blog. thanks for the chance to win!

  • 89.
    Paula Valentino said…

    This book looks like it has tons of great ideas! Would love to win a copy… thanks for a chance!

  • 90.
    Lali Alvarez said…

    wooowwww!!! I need this book!!! Thanks for the chance!!


  • 91.
    Narelle said…

    Looks fantastic!

  • 92.
    Rosalie Vos Tulp said…

    What a cute boo. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

  • 93.
    Shari Czerwinski said…

    This book sounds wonderful! Thanks for a chance to win, but if I don’t I feel an amazon shopping trip coming on!!

  • 94.
    Maribel said…

    Awesome giveaway! Thank you for the chance to win!

  • 95.
    Allison M. said…

    I’d love a chance to win this book & cross it off my wish list. Thanks for that chance.

  • 96.
    Karen Smith said…

    What a neat book!

  • 97.
    Karen Smith said…

    corrected email

  • 98.
    Alison D. said…

    Oh what a fun book!

  • 99.
    heather said…

    what a neat book! thanks for the giveaway!

  • 100.
    Molly said…

    I would absolutely love this book!