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>Win a Free Copy of ‘Beading with World Beads’!

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Last night, I finished beading my white English Bulldog pin & listed him in my Etsy shop. It turns out that bulldogs are hot sellers – he is already a reserved item for a repeat customer! You can see the finished item HERE. :)

And, today, I have some exciting news! About a week or so ago, I was contacted by Ray Hemachandra, senior editor at Lark Books. He offered to send me four of their latest beading books to giveaway on my blog! So, every week until Christmas, I will announce which book I will be giving away along with my brief review & all you have to do is enter to win! :)

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This week, I am giving away ‘Beading with World Beads’ written by Ray Hemachandra himself! This is a wonderful hardcover book which provides information about beads from all corners of the world, including techniques & materials used to make them.

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Learn about beads from India, China, Czech Republic, Italy, Africa, & South America. Then, check out the projects in the book to make some of your own ethnic jewelry!

Lark Books Christmas holiday giveaway lone beader world beads beading beadwork bead embroidery jewelry making book
Here are a some of my favourite projects in the book, including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and brooches.

Lark Books Christmas holiday giveaway lone beader world beads beading beadwork bead embroidery jewelry making book
Easy-to-understand beading instructions teach basic wire-working, stringing, & knotting techniques which create beautiful pieces!

Lark Books Christmas holiday giveaway lone beader world beads beading beadwork bead embroidery jewelry making book
If you have some ethnic beads in your bead stash, this book should provide you with new inspiration on what to make with them! Which piece would you like to make first?

Lark Books Christmas holiday giveaway lone beader world beads beading beadwork bead embroidery jewelry making book
To enter to win:

*Please leave a comment on this blog post by 11:59 PM EST on Friday, December 4, 2009.

*Please leave your email address in your comment, or make sure your email address is posted on your Blogger profile so that I have a way to contact you if you are the winner. Entries without email addresses will not be eligible.

*To enter more than once:
Please post the news about this giveaway on Twitter, Facebook, and/or your own blog by clicking the Share button at the bottom of this post. Don’t forget to let me know where you have posted the news in your comment on this blog post!

*One winner will be randomly chosen & notified on Saturday, December 5, 2009.

Thanks for your interest, and good luck! :)

*Please note: I have received the above book free of charge from Lark Books. This is my honest review of the product and I have not been paid for my endorsement as it pertains to the products received.

>Third Blogaversary Giveaway

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I just realized that today marks my 3rd year of blogging! When I first started blogging, I never thought I’d still be doing it 3 years & 805 posts later! So, this weekend, I would like to celebrate by hosting my first giveaway! :D

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To say thanks to all of my loyal readers, I would like to hold a drawing to give away a Lone Beader tote bag from my CafePress shop! These cute tote bags are great for carrying books, knitting, or crafty projects wherever you go! The winner will have their choice of the Orange Truck or Rudy’s Dream. These images are taken from my original beaded art. Which one is your favourite??

To enter, simply sign up for my mailing list (on Poplist) either HERE or in the sidebar of this blog. On Marathon Monday morning, I will randomly pick one email address from the list & notify the winner! Thanks for your interest in my beadwork, and good luck! :D