Friday, November 18, 2011

Handmade Journal Giveaway!

This past week, my blog got to 70,000 hits! As a thank-you to all of you who are kind enough to visit me here; I am giving away this journal I made with a vintage Wizard of Oz book...

It's size is 5.5" x 7.75," perfect for tossing in your tote bag!

It's got a hand-stitched binding...


and 114 pages of all different kinds of papers, including kraft paper, sheet music, scrapbook paper, envelopes, and some of the original pages from the book...

and including a map of Kansas! (where the story takes place)



If you would like to give this little journal a home, just leave a comment on this post. I will pick a random winner next Friday (November 25).

Thanks so much for visiting!

62 comments:

Amber said...

This is too cute! I would love to give this journal a home! :)

Dale Anne Potter said...

CONGRATULATIONS on the hits! And, what an AWESOME journal.
THANKS for the opportunity.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhhhhhhh that is ONE AWESOME journal!! I loveeeeeeee it Michelle!! And hehehehehe... keep an eye on your mailbox... there might be something in it this week from me... just sayin' *wink* :):):):):):):):):):):)

caroline hancock / Scrappercaz said...

Oh my word this is just AMAZING i would love to win this to record some Lucy tales in it. Boy it is just AWESOME.
Well done on the amount of hits :)

Kinnari said...

Congratulations!!! That is one fun journal and will love to get my hands on it. Thanks for the chance.

Ursula Schneider said...

Yay! 70,000 hits is an awesome accomplishment! Congrats to you! And that journal is just fabulous! thanks for the opportunity!

HildeHW said...

Congratulations! The journal is sooo cute and I would love to win it! Thanks for the opportunuty! :)

naomi_m said...

Wow I can't believe how much awesome stuff is in there. I would love to see a how to post.

Maria said...

Of course I would love to give a home to this beautiful, handmade by you, journal!

AnnaB said...

This looks so wonderful...!!! Thank you so much for the giveaway!

dawn said...

It looks wonderful Michelle, love that you put a map of Kansas in it. Congrats on your hits and may they keep coming. Thank you for a chance to win.

Miss Marple said...

Yeeha! What a wonderfull give away! I am such a fan of your journals and surely would like to win one. Thank you!

Lou said...

Lovelovelove this!! I need this journal SO bad! I live in Kansas, and have a Wizard of Oz collection!!! What a super giveaway!!Thanks!

Frau S said...

It's gorgeous! And I love The Wizard of Oz!!

Danielle Higginbottom-Brown said...

wow, this is freakin gorgeous! love it! Thanks for the chance

kathleen said...

Ummmm, hello, gorgeous!!!!! Michelle, this si amazing and SO darn generous of you! I would LOVE to see this beauty in person!!!!! And congrats on your blog hits : )

Dawn said...

Super cool! I love the map of Kansas! Congrats on the hits!

Snap said...

Too much fun! I'd love to give your journal a home (and use it, too)!!! Thanks!

Cheryl Leong said...

This is a beautiful book!!! Thanks for giving me a chance! Love it!

cheryl131091 at yahoo dot com

laurie said...

i love handmade journals and this one looks like so much fun! congrats on your blogging milestone - i love seeing what you've been up to.

nailgirl said...

what a cool journal! would love to win it! thanks for your generosity!!

Anonymous said...

This journal is so cute! I'd love to give it a good home :)

Thanks for sharing your talent with us!
Erin

judyc said...

There's no place like my home for your journal...... thanks for the giveaway. Judy

Connie's Place said...

Congrats on all the hits :) Thank you for a chance to win a journal made by you!!! So cool, your art is so awesome <3

Marit said...

So many hits?! Wow, awesome Michelle! You know I adore handmade books so please put me in the hat!

gssfam said...

Wow that is really awesome! Would love to win that!

Photocat said...

It's such a wonderful thing to have samples of all different kind of papers in a self made book. Lovely format too, 5x7, not too small and not too big. Well done! Thanks for sharing with us.

Lori W said...

OOOOOH....I'd love it! Thanks for the chance to win and congrats on the hits!! :)PS I'm loving being "in class" with ya....you are such an inspiration!

Marti said...

Oh WOW! This journal is amazing! My kids have just discovered this movie, so it would have a happy home at our house, for sure! Thank you for the chance to win!

Valerie Bishop said...

What a gorgeous book! I'd love to win it! Thank you for the chance!!

Melanie said...

Oh, what a great book! I would love to give it a home!!!

maryboys said...

this is absolutely fabulous - thank you for the chance to win it! i wandered over from studio calico, btw:)

mary

Miriam Rodriguez said...

ooooh, I love it!!! Congrats on all the hits!!

Trece said...

So glad that your blog is getting the hits it so richly deserves!! Looking forward to seeing more pages filled with your lovely work!

Candy Bryant said...

Congratulations!!! I would LOVE something that you made! Aloha!

ReneeInLA said...

Love that journal! Come on, boys, knock my name off the cutting mat first! xo

Vera said...

Such a cute, fun journal! Thanks for the chance to win!

theelfqueen said...

OH MY GOODNESS!!!!
I am an Oz crazy. All the books, some of them I even have in Russian. Seriously. I love this.

Patricia said...

Awesome! Congratulations on 70,000!

Shooting Stars Mag said...

how adorable, thanks for the chance.


lauren51990 at aol dot com

Ashley said...

This journal is amazing! I hope that I am able to win a piece of your work. You are awesome! :)

I'd love to have this to carry around with me everywhere I go!

McMGrad89 said...

Congratulations. How exciting for you. I love the journal. So creative. Hope this Kansas City girl can win this!

Leah said...

congrats on the blogging milestone...and thanks for sharing your fabulous talent!!

northcarmen (Carmen Pauls Orthner) said...

Wow -- congrats on all the hits!! :) :) I read all the "Oz" books as a kid -- it would be so cool to have a journal like that! :)

becky s said...

Aw, that is really cute. Nice job! And congrats on the milestone. :)

Chris Flynn said...

70,000 hits! That's AMAZING! But then, everyone wants to see what you're creating!
Sweet Blessings, Chris
FABULOUS journal by the way!

Michelle said...

WOW!!!!!!!So awesome!!!!! I love your blog and always feel so inspired with your posts. Thanks!

TinaD said...

Your work is always inspirational. Thank you for giving.

Kym said...

That is a very lovely journal and I would love to create some art in it! =) Congratulations. This is a great blog!

FloridaBird said...

One of the BESt movies of all time! I love that your journal also has a map of Kansas...too funny!

Helene said...

Wizard of oz....That was my favorite book/movie when I was a child! :) Looooove what you made with it.

Sandy said...

Beautiful journal. Thanks for the contest.

Aundria B. said...

Congrats on 70K hits - wahoo! Love this unique journal & am clicking my heels together wishing for it to venture out my way - thank you for doing this!

Deb said...

Would love to win this for a friend whose fave film of all time is the Wizard of Oz. She recently lost all her belongings in a flood here in southeastern PA, so we're helping to replace her scrapbook and craft items a little at a time.

Congrats on your 70K hits--and thanks for all the inspo!

~ Cee ~ said...

This is lovely! Please count me in!
ceevegnashville [at] gmail [dot] com

Jen said...

Michelle - that is a GORGEOUS journal! I love it! And congratulations on the hits! (And I just wanna say that everything you post in the 30 Days Flickr group is unbelievable! I can always spot your work before I even see your name...it always stands out! You are very talented!)

Scraphappyjackie said...

Love your work, just figuring out art journaling, would love to learn in this new wizard of oz journal! Thanks for the chance to win! Have a great holiday, and take care of you and yours!

Jackie

miss.elaine.eous said...

I would love, love, love this journal to give to my friend, Dorothy! I'm always on the look out for a little something from the Land of OZ to give to her! I know that she would love it! A click of the ruby red slippers to you!

Jenna Kannas said...

congrats on the 70,000 hits!! This looks like an awesome journal, how generous of you to give it away!
Hoping I'm the lucky one! Thanks Michelle.

An'Angelia Thompson said...

When Kym learned that my art studio is "Studio Oz", complete with Oz collectibles, she sent me right over here. I'm glad she did because your blog looks quite fun! Congratulations on all your hits, and Happy Thanksgiving! Stop by to say hello when time allows :o)

Papillon Bleu said...

I am following your blog since I discovered at the beginning of the summer and I'm hooked ! I like your style; so lively and so colorful! Sure I'd like to win this fantastic journal!

jane said...

I just found your darling blog, and I love your free style and also the humor and good spirit!
The jounal is beautiful!
Jane