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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.


  • 101.
    Audrey Davis said…

    This book is on my wish list. Thanks for the chance to win and all your inspiration!

  • 102.
    ketty said…

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

  • 103.
    Sarah R. said…

    Eeek! That book looks scrumptious; I hope I win!!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • 104.
    Michelle Allred said…

    I have been following Elsie forever. I have had my eye on this book since they started talking about it. Would love the chance to win!

  • 105.
    Jen said…

    I would love this book!

  • 106.
    Jen D said…

    OMG this is awesome! Thank you for the chance to win! =)

  • 107.
    Laura A in OR said…

    I have been wanting to get my hands on this book!

  • 108.
    Carolyn HP said…

    Been looking for this book here in Canada and these girls are awesome and I’ve been following there blog awhile too! Looks like only way to get it in Canada is to order it, so it might be nice to win, thanks to all your sponsors an generosity this week and always Ali!

  • 109.
    Doris said…

    I could use some ideas for photos. Thanks for the giveaway. Have a fun weekend.

  • 110.
    Sharolyn said…

    Thanks for the chance!

  • 111.
    Susan S. said…

    I would love to win this book! What better way to amp up our story telling than to amp up our photography?! Thanks so much.

  • 112.
    Christine said…

    Thanks for a chance to win.

  • 113.
    Christine said…

    Love this and it’s been on my wishlist so thank you for the chance to win, awesome!

  • 114.
    Natalie B said…

    Love these girls on instagram! Would be a wonderful resource!!

  • 115.
    Nicole Gieske said…

    Love this book! Cant wait to get my hands on it! -Thanks!

  • 116.
    Melissa said…

    Oh this has been on my wish list!

  • 117.
    joanne h. said…

    I am a big fan of “a beautiful mess” blog, I would love to have elsie and emma’s photography book.

  • 118.
    mary said…

    Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the book

  • 119.
    alice s. said…

    New photo ideas are always refreshing.

  • 120.

    Oh fun! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 121.
    Melody C said…

    Sounds fun and VERY helpful! Love A Beautiful Mess

  • 122.

    Looks like a great book. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 123.
    Lynn Mercurio said…

    What a spectacular giveaway…so much photo-taking inspiration. A must have for any personal library!

  • 124.
    Noga said…

    great giveaway :)

  • 125.
    Lida said…

    I would love to win this.

  • 126.
    Esther said…

    Thank you for the chance to win!

  • 127.
    Cindy S said…

    A beautiful mess… Sounds like my life! Would be a wonderful book to use. I’ve seen the #, now I need to find out more!

  • 128.
    Jenn said…

    fantastic book, would love to win a copy!

  • 129.
    Brandi said…

    This one is on my Amazon wish list right now. Love those two and can’t wait to read this book.

  • 130.
    magdalena said…

    What a lovely giveaway! Would love to win the book (:

  • 131.
    Karlene said…

    This book looks wonderful.

  • 132.
    Bethany Becker said…

    Looks like a great book. Thanks for the chance to win it!

  • 133.
    J Allen said…

    Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win ;)

  • 134.
    Gayl said…

    Would love to read this book. Love what these women are about!

  • 135.
    Allison R said…

    I’ve heard such great things about this book! Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 136.
    Kelly Giebel said…

    What a great book! It would be quite inspirational and fantastic to win!

  • 137.
    karen c said…

    This looks like a great book! I would love to win it! Thank you!

  • 138.
    Sue Evans said…

    I would love to have this

  • 139.
    Lexie said…

    Wow again what a great chance to win something wonderful. Still loving the Week in the Life process and being part of it for the 1st time ;-)

  • 140.
    Debbie said…

    Oh how I would love to win this one!! It’s been on my list for some time… Please Pick ME!!

  • 141.
    Vicki G said…

    Love Elsie and so want this book – wold be great for my soon to be 13 year old daughter that is so into photography!! thanks for the chance.

  • 142.
    Alli said…

    i have been drooling over that book!!!

  • 143.
    jaimee h. said…

    would love a copy of this book. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 144.
    Cathy L. said…

    Looks like a great book!

  • 145.
    Ellen Coker said…

    Thanks Ali! This looks like a delight to read and to share.

  • 146.
    laura mm said…

    Looks awesome :) Thanks for the giveaway!

  • 147.
    Mandee said…

    I cann’t wait for this book! =)

  • 148.
    Michelle M. said…

    Would love this book! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • 149.
    Susan F. said…

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

  • 150.
    Meagan said…

    What a fun book!