Monday, March 18, 2013

make do {and make lovely} monday - an inspired giveaway


As you might remember from last week, my friend Amy Powers just released her spring issue of Inspired Ideas. I am so in love with this issue and I am bound and determined to do some spring inspired crafting this week during our break. Bound and determined I tell you.

On my list of crafting goals are these nest made from scraps of fabric. Things have been so busy around here getting ready for the book launch, big projects at school, and general life chaos that I have not even asked Sweet Man to get the Easter decorations down from the attic. In fact the Valentines Day box and one bin of leftover Christmas items are still sitting in our hallway.
Maybe I will make nest for the boys to use as their Easter Baskets this year.
Another favorite project in this issue are these adorable mini-cloches made from plastic party cups.
How cute are these? I may try something similar with mini-jelly jars. Or maybe I will just enjoy looking at them in the magazine. Let's not get too ambitious. 




Also included in this issue of Inspired Ideas in an excerpt from A Homemade Year, featuring this Holy Cross pillow. Amy has been such a great blog friend over the years and I am so honored that she included me and the book in this edition.


To celebrate both the release of A Homemade Year AND the spring issue of Inspired Ideas I thought it might be fun to do a little giveaway- a party favor of sorts.



So without further fuss here is what we are giving away:
The Spring issue of  Inspired Ideas 
A signed copy of A Homemade Year
A fabric sampler so you can make your own Holy Cross Pillow 

To enter simply leave a comment on this post (and make sure to leave an email address if you do not comment with a Google account.) 

If you would like earn additional entries just use the Rafflecopter widget below.
The Giveaway will close on Saturday, March 23.





45 comments:

  1. Oh I love that fabric and the pillow. As for that BOOK, I preordered one for myself but will send this one to my daughter in Australia. Woohoo! thanks for offering!

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  2. Been feeling inspired myself to create something for spring in the last couple of days, though this moring the chill and damp is back. Probably makes it all the more necessary, right? Like others I've already pre-ordered my copy but will give it as a gift to keep one that is autographed!

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  3. I would love to win this. Your book looks amazing:)

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  4. I've been a follower of your blog for years! And...Amy's was the very first blog I ever visited---I was forever hooked after that! I love her Inspired issues, and have articles in a few! I need to go buy my copy of SPRING now! Thanks for the chance to win YOUR book and goodies! Blessings, Heidi

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  5. What a cute pillow! It looks like a fun project to do with my daughter. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  6. What a lovely prize to a lucky winner!

    monkeybox@juno.com

    www.monkeyboxblog.com

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  7. Great giveaway and excited to see that book of yours.
    crossing my fingers

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  8. I love both of your blogs and I would love to be inspired by your book and her ezine. That pillow is so cute!
    Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  9. I wanna win! Then I will go get it signed when you're here for Books in Bloom in May! Congratulations, it looks amazing....I'm excited & proud of you!

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  10. Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  11. Oh this looks terrific, I'd love a chance to win, please toss my name into the hat! Thanks!!

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  12. Oh, lovely! Add me to the pot!

    Jhwilliams73@gmail.com

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  13. Fabulous items, thanks for the chance!

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  14. oooh yes please. who doesn't love a little jerusalem inspired lovely! :)

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  15. I would love a little brightness for my home and am looking forward to reading your book whether I win it or not!

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  16. Love the fabric! And of course, the book. I`d love to enter your wonderful giveaway.
    :o)
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

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  17. Would love a chance to win, count me in!

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  18. Thanks for the giveaway. I'd love to win your book, especially. :)

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  19. Ooh I'd love to try my hand at one of those pillows!

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  20. Congratulations on your book! So excited for you!!! -Trish Black moetricia@yahoo.com

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  21. Looks like a great source for creative ideas! Congratulations! I'd love to be included.

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  22. I love home crafts and would really like going thru your book. The magazine and fabric are wonderful. 3bakergirlsgo@gmail.com

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  23. Oh my goodness! I would LOVE to win this giveaway! I have been [im]patiently waiting the release of your book. Can't wait to get my hands on it! So it would be really awesome to win it, plus some other goodies!

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  24. I have ordered your book from Amazon already but would love a signed copy so if I win I will give one copy as a gift.
    I am not sure if you have book signing in NW AR but if so I would try to see you then.

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  25. I love that pillow! I have been so excited about your book and now the chance for a signed copy? Yes, please!!

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  26. Hello! WoW ! What amazing and creative people we can find in blogland! Lovely giveaway.

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  27. Oh, those crafts are adorable! I have a bunch of leftover plastic wine glasses from doing Christmas cloches and now I can put them to use. :) Thank you for the chance to win these awesome goodies, Jerusalem!

    Erin

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  28. Can't WAIT for the Book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! conoil@yahoo.com
    www.lovebeinganonny.com

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  29. All that hard work and stress was worth it!! So happy for you!!

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  30. Can't wait to see the new book! The photos of your home always raise my spirits - such pops of color.

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  31. That pillow is so wonderful! Fabulous giveaway:)

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  32. Oh, can't wait to see the book. Looks wonderful!

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  33. Just found your blog. Can't wait to view your lovely book!

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  34. The book looks so great. Can't wait to read it.

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  35. Hahaha

    I'm having a terrible time leaving a comment :) This is my third try, after realizing that somehow after failing the first time I ended up on a different post where I left a comment intended for this post. *giggling uncontrollably*

    Let's hope "third time's a charm"!

    Would love to win your awesome giveaway!!!

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  36. Would love to win! I'm feeling inspired! =)

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  37. Beautiful inspiration! The book looks great. :~)

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  38. Congratulations Jerusalem!! Your book looks as colorful and lovely as you!!

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  39. Just found your blog and it's lovely! Beautiful book too! Congrats!

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  40. Congratualtions! Cant wait to read it.

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  41. How fabulous! Thanks for the chance. :)

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  42. LOve seeing your book promoted! So happy for you! When I get my own I'll be so happy for me! ;-P
    xoxo
    Leslie

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