6.4.09

{give-away: silkcreened journal}

Extremely excited to announce this week's give-away: a beautiful silkscreened journal!

This lovely oversized journal is made with 120 lb cover paper and contains acid-free quality recycled kraft paper, hand-stitched with natural beeswaxed and linen bookbinding thread.
{50 pages . 14x16 . opens flat}

To enter, {
click here} to visit Gillian's brand new etsy shop, then leave a comment below.

{bonne chance!/good luck!}

{p.s.}
* see also:
website & blog
* reminder: interior design services give-away continues

* a winner will be randomly selected after Friday, April 10, 2009, if you do not have a blog or contact e-mail on your blog, please include it in the comments for notification

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156 Comments:

Blogger Eva said...

These are exceptionally cool - they really make a powerful statement. LOVE THEM! Thanks for arranging this giveaway :-)

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Nikki said...

Fish! Super cute :)
I love Journals!
(your giveaways just get better and better btw)

April 03, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ooh, pretty! Sign me up!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Christine said...

I think this could be the perfect new hiking journal for me :)

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Cassiopeia said...

Amazing products! This is my favourite tho :-D

xxxc

http://clothestohealabrokenheart.blogspot.com/

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Meghan said...

Oh my, this is gorgeous!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Alison said...

Very nice.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger That Girl Designs said...

I'm crazy about fish! This is really a beautiful journal cover. As are all her creations.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Kristin R said...

WOW!! Great are work! Love the Octopus

April 03, 2009  
Blogger ikkinlala said...

Her journals are gorgeous! (I love the Star Gazer one, especially.) May Canadians enter your giveaway?

ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Anna said...

oh, these are gorgeous. octopus love...

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Pam said...

I don't usually enter these, but with this item, I will! Loverly...

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Kim said...

This is beautiful! I can never have enough of beautiful journals.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Petie said...

BEAUTIFUL!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Beatriz Kim said...

These journals are amazingly beautiful! So elegant and useful (opens flat)! It would be a perfect journal for a poetry book written in calligraphy or fountain pen.

Thanks for the information! Definitely sign me up.

April 03, 2009  
Anonymous Jessica Hougen said...

What incredible journals- hand-made books are one of my most favorite things in the world. And thank you for using recycled paper- if only more people thought of the environment when making their lovely goodies...

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Courtney said...

so lovely!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Laura said...

I love a good journal. Laura Nix lauranixx@gmail.com

April 03, 2009  
Blogger please sir said...

Amazing giveaway and work - I'm impressed and would LOVE to win!

April 03, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

very nice. I think I may need one of these.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Nickname unavailable said...

nice!!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Tanya said...

This is a beautiful journal and I need a new one for my Garden Journal!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Lucky Designs said...

This makes me miss my time in Florida! Lovely!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Lauren said...

these books are great. i also love the octopus

April 03, 2009  
Blogger The City Gamine said...

absolutely fabulous!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger VP of Dior said...

the starfish journal is dreamy

April 03, 2009  
Anonymous wide open spaces said...

I have been putting off getting a new journal and i would like to believe this is why: cause I'm gonna win this little pretty.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Mango Gal said...

Fabulous giveaway! Count me in!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger insert name here said...

Beautiful images! So inspiring! Thanks for introducing me to this and having a giveaway.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Katie said...

That is beautiful! I love it.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger ariel said...

These are all lovely!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Erin said...

How beautiful! Enter me, please. :)

April 03, 2009  
Blogger The Socialite said...

very cute indeed! ;)

April 03, 2009  
Blogger AngelaBeth said...

Oh my word. Oh my word. These are absolutely goorrrrrrgeous. I'm dying over the Golden Day one right now. And the textures on the Fishing Around one! Oh! Love! :D

April 03, 2009  
Blogger tea fig said...

So elegant! Love the size, too.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger brainsurgerygirl said...

SO pretty! i want!

April 03, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love aquatic life and I love journals. This was quickly added to one of my favorite Etsy shops. I am in love!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger layersofmeaning said...

Octopus Love = ♥

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Nicole said...

Pretty!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Sara Christine said...

What a stunner. I love her work. Count me in for the giveaway! Happy weekend :)

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Julia said...

Gorgeous!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Sam said...

I really love this journal.

I am about to run out of room in my sketch/thought journal and this would be a wonderful, stylish, and cheeky replacement.

xx,

Sam

April 03, 2009  
Blogger mamichan said...

Such beautiful journals! I'd almost be sad to fill them in.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger miss britt said...

I absolutely love that fish... but the starfish is rad too!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger bluehydrangea said...

Love the journal! Love the octopus! I'm also enjoying your blog...

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Adrianna said...

These are simply beautiful! They'd make great gifts.

adrianna.parsons at hotmail.com

April 03, 2009  
Blogger innergroove said...

Adorable. Just what I was looking for!! :)

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Vanessa said...

Very lovely. I enjoy the silkscreened octopus print, especially because it's printed on leather!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

oooh love the star gazer!
thanks for this wonderful give-away!
have a great weekend, darling!
xoxo

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Brigadeiro said...

Ooh! How stunning these are! Love the sea theme, and the 'beach comber' is my fave, gorgeous!
xx

April 03, 2009  
Blogger somaieh said...

i luv personalized journals!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger g. said...

I just want to thank everyone for these comments. They made my day.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Hannah said...

How refined and beautiful!

April 03, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What lovely silk screened journals!

Chris

treehouse.queen18(at)yahoo(dot)com

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Ana said...

So beautifully made!

April 03, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow, those prints are so luscious they almost look like they were printed on velvet...

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Reba V. said...

How pretty pretty! I love journals.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger diamondsinchampagne said...

Love the fish on the cover. I wanted an XXL goldfish, but didn't have a tank big enough... was devastated!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Katy said...

Those really are lovely. I'm a sucker for a great journal!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Katy Lin :) said...

what beautiful work! please count me in! :)

thanks for the giveaway

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Caitlin said...

So cute, I would love to use this!

April 03, 2009  
Blogger komie said...

So gorgeous, I just finished a journal and really need a new one.

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Daisy said...

beautiful journals, will fit wonderfully in my journal collection. =)

April 03, 2009  
Blogger Annady said...

*Contented sigh* What great journals.

April 04, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love them!

April 04, 2009  
Anonymous Valerie Nicole said...

These are amazing. I love the fish and the delicacy of the print. very, very well done. I'd definitely flaunt it on my desk top - it is anything but a drawer item.

April 04, 2009  
Blogger Rhea said...

Sympa! That's a gorgeous and nifty piece of stationary <3
I could make my look book out of something like that.
The 'Golden Day' journal in white from Etsy is soo very beautiful as well!

April 04, 2009  
Blogger Erratic Traveller said...

I am so glad I foundthis shop as I finish up my current journal... Thanks for the tip!

April 04, 2009  
Blogger Kimmie said...

your journals are so beautiful simple but beautiful. the covers are so interesting, the simple silkscreen design is so unique, i like them!

April 04, 2009  
Blogger enna. said...

FISHY!!

April 04, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh that's so beautiful! A great size, too..

April 04, 2009  
Blogger Style Redux 2 said...

Very chic.

April 04, 2009  
Blogger AnnaVallance said...

Love this giveaway.

April 04, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ohhh how nice!
enter me in the contest(:

April 04, 2009  
Blogger Charity said...

Very lovely!

April 04, 2009  
Anonymous noeudpap said...

What a wonderful giveaway! Sign me up, please! :)

April 04, 2009  
Blogger alicia said...

oh gosh this is perfect for me scribbling down notes in church service! mine just finished so count me in! im from singapore, so isit ok to join : D

April 04, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Gorgeous site...I love Fishing Around.

plur268 at yahoo dot com

April 04, 2009  
Blogger Bluestripe55 said...

They are all so cute i wouldn't want to do anything but display it.

April 04, 2009  
Anonymous mridula said...

So far from the sea in Delhi. The journal will do nicely though. The fish and octopus are lovely. The spiny shell is exceptional

mriduus@yahoo.com

April 04, 2009  
Blogger IE Mommy Blogger said...

I really like the Star Gazer.
Thanks for the fun!
Christine
The IE Mommy
theiemommy(at)gmail(dot)com

April 04, 2009  
Anonymous kathemc(at)gmail(dot)com said...

Great etsy shop -- also love the Octopus Love journal!

April 04, 2009  
Blogger La Marquise des anges said...

really sweet; can't wait to see more products !!! really like octopus love :)

April 04, 2009  
Blogger lonetree72 said...

What absolutely beautiful journals! Thanks for the giveaway.

lonetree72(at)yahoo(dot)com

April 04, 2009  
Anonymous Tina Tarnoff said...

Beautiful journals!

April 04, 2009  
Blogger Lia Dominique Andress said...

Bellos!

April 04, 2009  
Blogger Tj and Amy said...

I Love the shell seeker. amsbolda@hotmail.com

April 04, 2009  
Blogger Lauren said...

Oooh, I'm in!

April 04, 2009  
Blogger yummystuff said...

Such lovely journals you would just have to have lovely thoughts. What a great giveaway.

April 04, 2009  
Blogger The Fab Miss B said...

Oh! Love it all- and have developed some serious Octopus Love!

April 04, 2009  
Blogger The Fab Miss B said...

Oh! Love it all- and have developed some serious Octopus Love!

April 04, 2009  
Blogger q said...

very beautiful!

April 05, 2009  
Blogger Mary Grace said...

absolutely gorgeous!!

April 05, 2009  
Anonymous rachel said...

so pretty
i wouldn't mind having-
:))

April 05, 2009  
Blogger Nelsby said...

It's SO tough to pick a favorite...this beautiful work is just so unique! I really do love the Fishing Around Leather Journal.
Thanks!
sierranelsby (at) gmail (dot) com

April 05, 2009  
Anonymous Debbie said...

Sooo beautiful! Of course I would love to win. richesind@charter.net

April 05, 2009  
Anonymous Ivory Pearl Interiors said...

I loved the Star Gazer!

April 05, 2009  
Blogger ellen said...

Just beautiful... The Golden Day one is lovely.
ellen(dot)manolis(at)gmail(dot)com

April 05, 2009  
Blogger denise said...

This is so pretty. I like the octopus design as well!

April 05, 2009  
Blogger Rob Laliberte said...

cute cute.

April 05, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Very Very cool! Especially the Octopus one!

ashleyhunter7 @ gmail.com

April 05, 2009  
Anonymous ashley said...

Very very cool! Especially the octopus one!

April 05, 2009  
Anonymous Erin said...

What a fabulous journal! I love her shell and octopus designs too :)

April 05, 2009  
Blogger baggypants said...

Lovely work..I love the Star Gazer journal!!

thanks
baggypants

April 05, 2009  
Blogger yilin said...

The journals in the shop are lovely.

April 05, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love journals! ( :

A_C_E_(at)hotmail(dot)com

April 06, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ohhh...I need one to fill my void! I love the octopus one!

mymaterialvoid[at]yahoo[dot]com

April 06, 2009  
Blogger jillian said...

simply beautiful!

April 06, 2009  
Blogger Jenn said...

Fishy!

April 06, 2009  
Anonymous lily said...

These are lovely. Each image is placed so artfully on the cover.

lwruckles@hotmail.com

April 06, 2009  
Blogger agoldie said...

These are absolutely gorgeous, sign me up!

April 06, 2009  
Anonymous Allison said...

Oh, I'm a fool for bound journals! These are beautiful.
allisonpar@aol.com

April 06, 2009  
Blogger minishoes said...

These are so lovely and beautiful! The star gaze is pretty too. I enjoy writing in my journal everynight before I go to bed. thanks jacquecurl@gmail.com

April 06, 2009  
Blogger regina said...

the journals are so cool and unique! would love to win it.

April 06, 2009  
Blogger Mary said...

Super Cool! Silk screened journals, how creative! Would love to win this!

April 06, 2009  
Blogger she said...

these are beautiful.

thehighestheel@hotmail.com

April 06, 2009  
Blogger Nikole Bordato said...

Love the fish! Hope he can keep all my secrets :)

April 06, 2009  
Blogger Emily said...

These are beautiful! Thank you for sharing! {And please enter me in the giveway!}

April 06, 2009  
Blogger becca said...

absolutely gorgeous! the fish is so detailed and i love the color of grey the cover is... another beautiful post! thanks TIG!

April 06, 2009  
Blogger kat said...

How pretty! Would love to write notes in such a lovely journal!

April 06, 2009  
Blogger MirandaJ said...

count me IN!

April 06, 2009  
Anonymous sarah ethington said...

I really love the journals, the leather ones look nice too. I like that they are so simple yet so elegant. I hope i win one :)

April 06, 2009  
Blogger Stacey said...

oh to think of all the stuff I could write about in such a lovely journal!!!! And I'm a pisces and the cover of this picture is a fish! It's a sign!

April 07, 2009  
Anonymous kat c. said...

I like everything, but I love stargazer best =)

katch05 at gmail dot com

April 07, 2009  
Blogger Holly Anne said...

Wow! I'm so in love! The goldfish one is so beautiful, but I'm a huge fan of ocean creatures so I love them all. I've been obsessed with Octopi for EVER!

April 07, 2009  
Blogger Louise said...

Fab! Would make a great Lookbook / Inspiration journal *** lucyloumartin@gmail.com

April 07, 2009  
Blogger Rachel Ramirez said...

Any one of these beautiful journals would make the perfect book for my aquatic works. Please sign me up!

April 07, 2009  
Blogger AmiraMarion.Portfolio said...

sooo pretty

April 07, 2009  
Anonymous Sarah-lucy said...

Your shop is amazing! Wow, I love it.

Email: Sarahlucy.hill (at) gmail.com

April 07, 2009  
Blogger ♥ JB said...

Octopus Love
is what I love

:]

April 07, 2009  
Blogger healthily sanguine said...

I would love one! It would definitely motivate me to grab a good pen and do some writing.

sylvia.smith at gmail dot com

April 07, 2009  
Blogger Elisabeth said...

oh yes, please!

April 07, 2009  
Blogger RJA said...

Love the designs. I need this write away!

April 07, 2009  
Blogger Simply Seductive said...

Absolutely lovely! Please enter me.

Tks,

April 07, 2009  
Blogger Cuileann said...

I'd like to be entered!

April 08, 2009  
Anonymous Veronica said...

so pretty!

flying.airplanes@gmail.com

April 08, 2009  
Blogger Rebecca said...

The journal is grand and lovely.

April 08, 2009  
Blogger Karena said...

I adore the Stargazer and Shell Seeker Journals, absolutely beautiful!

April 08, 2009  
Blogger turquoisepassion said...

such a dreamy journal!

April 08, 2009  
Blogger kailee said...

i write in a journal every night!!! i would love this...the shop is so cute.

April 08, 2009  
Blogger liza said...

The journals are beautiful. Thank you for hosting the giveaway!

April 08, 2009  
Blogger Penney said...

the journals are wonderful! such great silkscreening! beautiful and simple...
Penney

April 09, 2009  
Blogger *moggit girls said...

What the heck did we do before Esty anyway? This is FAB!

Joy & Janet

April 09, 2009  
Anonymous Edmond Zhang said...

It's not just a journal but a wonderful piece of art!

Edmond Zhang
Singapore
edmond_z@hotmail.com

April 09, 2009  
Blogger Renee said...

Beautiful! They make we want sit on the beach and write....

April 09, 2009  
Blogger Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

That is so beautiful!!!

xoxo

April 10, 2009  
Anonymous Coolstyln said...

Very Pretty ! I love the sea..... cannnot decide which one is best ....they are ALL gorgeous ! Thanksfor posting them - K K Coolstyln@gmail.com

April 10, 2009  
Anonymous renee bonorand fleming said...

just love the koi - hope i win...thanks for finding this great shop

April 10, 2009  
Blogger sunnyxshiine said...

What a beautiful journal! Simple yet striking cover!

April 10, 2009  
Blogger Julie@beingRUBY said...

Beautiful shade of grey!
That little fishy looks a bit bemused. Perhaps apprehensive of where his new home might be.

April 10, 2009  
Blogger Emily McAdams said...

So beautiful! I love everything nautical-themed -- I would love to have one of these!

April 11, 2009  
Blogger Girl from HK said...

Gorgeous, thanks for picking such a wonderful giveaway! *fingers crossed*

April 13, 2009  
Blogger thumbelina said...

ahh it's sooo pretttyyy

April 13, 2009  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

ikkinlala -- Gillian has said that shipping to Canada to fine :)

becca -- thank you!

liza -- you're welcome :)

Thanks so much, everyone, for all of your enthusiasm -- Gillian is thrilled with your response to her work!

April 14, 2009  
Blogger Amber said...

I love it. It's the perfect gift for my Freshwater Biologist aka "Fish Sqeezer" friend for her birthday next week. I know she'll love it just as much as I do. Crossing my fingers that I get picked!

April 16, 2009  
Blogger kristi kienholz | dolce said...

I would to have this journal to write about my son's day. He would love to read it in years to come. just the comments he makes...he's three!

June 06, 2009  

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