Monday, January 11, 2010

Journal Spilling: The Big Giveaway

Yay! It's a good time for a Journal Spilling Giveaway! I've been planning this for awhile but in my usual absent-minded way, just kept forgetting to get it together. SO! Here's the deal.

Comment on this post. I'll pick a name on January 20. That's right! and I won't forget either. AND I'll send you a copy of Journal Spilling, a little journal and a super cool collage pack. January is an excellent time for a present.

Here are some more enticing photos.








151 comments:

Drewenisback said...

ive always been watching your videos on youtube i decided to enter your giveaway i hope i win i just love reading books my youtube account is drewenisback

Paula said...

Can't wait until May; I'm in your class at Hampton! Give aways are such fun...thank you for doing one!

Eveline said...

Ohh myy, that's amazing! I've done a silly thing and Tweeted about this giveaway.. ;) Please count me in!

marj44 said...

This book caught me eye, as I recently listed it on my "wish list" at Amazon! I'd love to be able to delve into it sooner, so I'm entering the giveaway.

Taly said...

Your book is amazing. Thanks for a chance to win a copy!

Comfortable Shoes Studio said...

Oh boy, I love your videos and when I've seen some pages of this I've loved it.. I'd love to see the rest!

Loretta Borko said...

Love the youtube videos....what a great resource! Speaking of resources, please enter me in the giveaway! Thanks, Diana!

Rhomany said...

Ooh! This is the only thing Santa didn't bring me from my wishlist. Maybe I'll be luckier this time!
Rho

Melly Testa said...

I would love to win a copy! I love journaling too! Your book looks luscious. Great job on the video too.

Tita Mama said...

I would love to win your book. Thanks for the opportunity.

JudiW said...

What a generous giveaway!! And Congrads on your book it must be a great feeling to be a published author.

Betsi Goutal said...

This is so amazingly generous of you! I would love to win your book. :)

Poetic Dreams said...

Would love to see this amazing book in person. Please enter me. Thanks, Poe
POETICDREAMS@COX.NET

Snow Cherry said...

Your book just looks awesome. Can't wait to finish watching your videos!

reginaangel said...

Hey! I like the "simplicity" in your videos. The techniques are fun and not too difficult for people, who want to tap into being creative! I looove books. I hope I am not too late!
I wish to you a happy new year and lots of inspiration, maybe for a second book!?
Greetings!

MamaBugs said...

I follow your blog via bloglines and learn so much from you. Love your teaching and art style. Just getting started in illustrated journaling so find much inspiration here.

Diana said...

Hi Diana, I've just bought your book last week and love it! Don't need a duplicate but if you have any more spare collage materials to give away, please count me in!

Maria said...

Hi Diana,

I tried the WaterColor & Resists and it turned out great! Thank you for that video. I already heard about your book and i would love to have a copy.

Mary said...

Oh yes please enter me too!!
Thank you for your generosity, and for sharing with us your wonderful ideas!!

brenda said...

love ya' Diana. thanks for being so generous!

Anonymous said...

Hi Diana,
Thank you for bringing up this idea about journaling being just fun.
I'd love to have a copy of your book.

Elena Nosyreva

Lynna said...

I'm just getting into Journaling and would love your book. I'm going to start stalking your blog as well to get some ideas. Thanks!

Deborah said...

Just when you think you have way to many books another comes along that is a must have! By the way, great videos!

trish said...

Love that NLB linked to this site so I could find you :) Congrats!

Dale Anne said...

LOVE watching your videos & it would be FABULOUS to win your book!!!

Desert Mermaid said...

I'm listening, right now, to your podcast interview with Alison Lee - have had your book on my Amazon wish list since pre-purchase was available ... would LOVE to win it!!! OH! Gotta go, you're ON!

CB said...

Hi Diana - Thanks for the insight on working WITH my inner critic rather than trying to push her away. I'm gonna try that!

Lelainia N. Lloyd said...

I agree, January is a great time for a present! It helps chase away those January blues. I have to say, my new year is starting out in high creativity mode, which is very happy-making.

I am working on creating a journal to take to me to the 2010 Olympic Games. I am involved, so I will be right in the thick of things and I want to capture as much as I can for posterity!

Karen McLaughlin said...

Diana, your book is creative in so many more ways than artistically. I think it's a philosophy for life.

Thanks!

Nicole Maki said...

Your new book looks fantastic. I haven't seen it before but now it's on my wish list at Amazon.

Thanks so much for the chance to win.

Shelley Malone said...

AAAAHHH!!!! Your book is already in my shopping cart at chapters.ca, but I'd so love to win a copy instead! It would be exciting to get a package from you, and I know you didn't mention this, but: will you please sign the book too?

Kate said...

Oh a giveaway how wonderful. I love the things you have shown on your blog so I know the book will be wonderful, please enter me in your drawing.

annie said...

Diana, I'd love to be included in the drawing. I really like what you say in the video about journaling being FUN instead of "serious". Journaling IS fun!
best, Annie

lmavila said...

I love your videos specially the "WaterColor & Resist" you make the technique to look so easy and fun and the results are gorgeous.
I would love love love to have your book.

lmavila said...

I love your videos specially the "WaterColor & Resist" you make the technique to look so easy and fun and the results are gorgeous.
I would love love love to have your book.

PCarriker said...

Congrats on the book, it's on my wish list! Gorgeous work:-)

PCarriker said...

Congrats on the book, it's on my wish list! Gorgeous work:-)

Sue said...

Wow! Lots of competition for this one! Like many others, this is on my wishlist. Here's hoping!

alexa said...

I would love this book, and I'm glad you mentioned the fun factor. We often make things so much more difficult by trying too hard. Thanks for helping to free up that creativity.

lisa bebi said...

i love this book! i love this book! i love this book!
that is really something for me to say since i buy lots of books and have never said that before about anyone elses' (exception, claudine helmeth' s first book)
i used it to teach my workshops - i love nan too - so funny and easy to follow - nice sense of humor - always a BIG plus for me..

lisa bebi said...

er, diane.

paula best said...

how cool that you are doing this giveaway of your luscious journal book! what a nice generous spirit you have. and congrats on a beautiful book....happy new year....paula best

aka: eye-poppers said...

I want and need your book! I am going to start teaching at a Juvenile Corrections Facility next week. I am going to teach art journaling to 40 boys from age 13 to 17, all repeat hardcore offenders. Any suggestions? Have some fear about the communications as I am way old and they are way young. I try to walk through the open doors, but I will admit I'm afraid. Not of the kids, but will I be able to help them?

fromthepines said...

I've ordered this for our library but would love to own a copy too!

Thanks!
Cheryl

ellen said...

I'm going to borders to see if they have your book on thursday! this would save me the 30 minute drive...

Arting Around said...

Can't believe I haven't gotten your book yet. I am more and more interested in art journaling as the days go by. Your approach seems to make it less intimidating which would be great!
Thanks!

Pearl said...

Oh I would love a copy of your book. I've been enjoying you on you tube. Lots of great ideas.

Cheryl

Home of the Fairy Smasher said...

What a great blog! Love the book and if I don't win then I'm going to our independent book store and if they don't have it in stock I'll have them order me one! It will be my Valentine's gift from my hubby. He doesn't know it yet. LOL!
Hugs!

TJBookarts said...

I would love a copy of your book. A friend brought a copy the other day at our mixed media group meeting and I didn't want to give it back to her. Thanks for the chance to win.

Leah Janette said...

I hadn't paid much attention to your book as I am not into journaling but looking at your blog, I find I like your artwork in general. I didn't realize that was your work in CPS - I was reading it just last night. Even if I'm not into journaling, I think your book would be good to have.

debzhouse said...

What A wonderful giveaway I have my fingers crossed thanks for giving us a chance to win Cheers Deb Raymer

Wendy said...

Your book looks great! Thanks for doing this giveaway - hope I win..:)

Debbie said...

I'm new to creating altered books. The pages of your book are beautiful!

PaulaH said...

The only thing I'd love more than to receive your new book, Diana, is to see your journal pages in person. They are fantastic! I enjoy your tips on the artjournal list too - most helpful. You are very inspiring!

Jacqueline Newbold said...

What a great idea! I love the videos too. I am going to try the watercolor resist right now but first please enter me in your give-away!
Thanks,
Jacqueline

Sheila B. said...

Pick me! Pick me! I have been longing for a book like this.

Kathy said...

I saw your book at the bookstore and it looks great! I'd love a chance to win a copy, thanks for offering it.

Faded and Worn said...

Love your style and I'm crossing my fingers while typing!!!!!Thanks for your generosity!

Wabbit said...

Love the book, Diana, and just have to enter so I can get one to give to someone! Selfishly keeping some of the goodies for myself, of course!

miscellanea said...

Joining the throngs saying this book is on my wishlist (unfortunately, my family thinks book gifts are BORING). I'm thinking more of us need to make our own wishes come true! :)

Thanks for the opportunity, Diana--now I'm off to excitedly watch your YouTube videos!

Denise said...

I love your new book. Congradulations!!!on your success.

An Evolving Artist @ Swallowcliffs.blogspot.com/ said...

I would luv luv luv to win the copy! Thanks for the opportunity!

Denise Frederick said...

Thanks for the giveaway. I would love to own a copy of your book.

Ariana said...

I'm going to be so jealous of whoever wins! This book looks AWESOME! I keep looking at it in the bookstore...

yellowsunnybear said...

Love your videos! Your book is on my wishlist. Thanks for the chance to win a copy!

WriterGirl said...

Your blog is great!! And the book looks awesome!! Thanks for the giveaway!

topazpearlegirl@aol.com, said...

Thanks for the oppurtunity to win your new book! It looks fabulous!!!

DonaB said...

I'm looking forward to this book releasing! Can't wait to see it in person - these hints are so enticing!

beckyhorner1 said...

Wow! So glad I got to finally see the book! You rock! I want to do Word Splashes with my students... You inspire me always, Diana! xo

susan said...

Love your videos! Wonderful article and cover art on Quilting Arts magazine! Congratulations! Am still remembering the fun in your paper quilt class at Art & Soul two years ago. Thanks for doing the book give away!

Laura Spano said...

Hi- My son and I both just started art journaling and we love it!

Jonna said...

Would love to win a copy of your book. Love your style.

becky @ misspriss said...

Oh, yea! I was just flipping through your book the other day. It is amazing!

Hermila said...

I'm a beginner at Journaling and need all the help I can get, hope to win your book.

sagewomyn said...

Wow if the wonderful response you have already garnered from your followers on your blog is any indication you are going to have a runaway best seller on your hands. I love your tutorials and of course need the reminder that hey this is fun!!! Please put my name into the huge pile of those who love your work and want to win the book and goodies. You are opening so many eyes to just how creative we can be and not have thousands of dollars worth of stuff to create wonderful pages.
love
Bonnie (laughingbear@gmail.com)

Lynn T. in AZ said...

I just love your new book. I look at it every time I go to the bookstore. They probably can't sell the copies I touch for all the drooling I do! So you see, you really should pick me; that way we'd both be doing our part for the economy. LOL -Seriously, the book is wonderful, and a great asset/resource for anyone who wants to make art journaling a way of life. Thanks, no matter what, for doing this giveaway!

Christine Merritt said...

Thank you! Thank you for your generosity and your giving spirit! How fun for the lucky winner - you are awesome!!!

Imelda said...

What a generous thought for a giveaway. Thank you

Caity said...

So exciting! Thank you for the opportunity...

Martha said...

I am envious of your book publishing, jubilant you got it done, thankful for your sharing, and hopeful of your letting me know you got my name out of the hat. Oh! if only I could be that lucky!

hattie said...

I gave a copy to my daughter for Christmas, and now it would be nice to have my own copy.

benshell said...

Diana,

Your book is number one on my wish list. It looks awesome.
Shelley

FREDERICK said...

I have this book on my wish list, but did not get it for Christmas or my birthday. I love the youtube video. Have a nice day and everyone keep journaling!
Colleen

Artfully yours, Linda said...

I would love a copy of your book. I hope I win!

Normajean said...

How did you know that my resolution for 2010 is to journal?! :-) I would love to win your book to see how you do it. :-) Pick me, pick me!
Normajean
seasew@yahoo.com

Purrplekatt said...

What an awesome give away! The tutorials in your book look very detailed.

Carolyn said...

Irresistible! Thank you Diana for the Journal Spilling peeks. I'm starting a creativity playgroup and your ideas look like perfect fun to share with others!

Tilly said...

what an awesome title... Love it... and a great give away for a great book... I am new at all this, but thought I would try this art form... thanks for writing the book.. Cheers,

Bess said...

Loved the page about Orizomagami (sp? Nevermind, I know I cant spell) Your book really is AMAZING! Congratulations.

Kathndolls said...

Love the book!! I'll have to get a copy- even if I don't win one!!

Kathndolls said...

Love the book!! I'll have to get a copy- even if I don't win one!!

Terri said...

Loved hearing you on Craftcast and just found your YouTube videos. Yay!

ettel said...

love your book....beauty and functional too. thank you.

craftynelly said...

Love your blog, this is my first time posting a comment though.

Veleta (Sammy) said...

just had to put my name down for this... I am such a control freak in my work, I could use some big time help in just letting go and playing....

KandH said...

I'm someone that gets stopped by the "big, important thing" of journaling. This book looks like it might be just the thing to make it fun AND lovely to look at. Thanks for your efforts!

Heather Chevreau said...

This is so generous of you to give a book away! count me in and maybe i will meet you at the art&soul retreat! journal spilling is a great title, by the way, and your video was great to watch... the book seems to have a lot of fun techniques to offer!

susan said...

Aloha - Wow, how incredibly generous of you!
Thanks for posting Your book - looks Fabulous.
Love what you said about just creating for FUN!
Have a Magical Day! Susan K Moore

iHanna said...

Diana, your book is on my wish list, it looks so yummy and I'm all with you on the JOY part! :-)

Take care!

Chris Tessnear said...

The book looks wonderful. I'd love to win it!

wilcoxdesigns said...

Your encouragement and videos are a great inspiration. Winning a copy of your book would be great too!

Elizabeth Libbey said...

What a fun offer to have a chance to win a book that's on my wish list!

iris gonyea said...

Wow! What a great response! I too have been looking forward to getting your book and would love the chance to win a copy. Congratulations on your success and good luck on all your endeavors! Thank you for being so generous!
igonyea(at)yahoo(dot)com

portlandkarla said...

Lovely book! I can't wait to get my hands on a copy.

Jan said...

Your book looks wonderful. I lusted over it at the bookstore the other day and have it on my Amazon wish list.
I'm glad you commented that our artwork doesn't have to be "meaningful"...that's encouraging :)

Marta said...

I would love to win a copy! I love journaling too! I realy need a copy!!!

Tracee said...

I would love a copy of your book! I'm unemployed right now and can't splurge on goodies...

andizee said...

love your blog! would love your inspirational prize

Brenda said...

Ho wonderful--your book is on my wish list and it would be so fun to win it!!!
Happy 2010!

eraser carver said...

I have just been sent your link by a friend and am thoroughly enjoying your art - now to go through your past posts! Thanks :)

Mariza said...

Oooh this looks amazing!

Kelly said...

Ohhh... I have been wanting your new book...in a bad way! I would LOVE to win a copy!

Sara said...

Winning this great book would be such a treat! thank you so much for the chance :D

itsaworkofart said...

hello Diana, i would love to own your book and thank you for your generous idea!

Luv ; July

miranda said...

Wow! I just discovered your blog and I love your work. I am so excited to discover that you are doing workshops in Philadelphia - I'm only about an hour and a half away and am going to register for at least one! And I love your book - it makes me want to go make something NOW. (I think I will!) Anyhow, looking forward to meeting you at an Abingdon workshop, and I'm so glad I found your blog. Your work is so exciting.

Zom said...

It looks like there is a bit of competition. Still, I have my hand up. Thanks for the chance Diana.

artyfartykat said...

I've just found your blog via Youtube, after watching some of your amazing videos. Thanks for all your inspirational art. I'm now going to have a look through all your old posts!!

Anonymous said...

hope I'm not too late.
dorene

dorenegpage@comcast.net

Daniel J. Vogt said...

I just now discovered your youtube videos and blog. Thank you for sharing your inspiration and talent!

Trish said...

what a great giveaway!!

annie/curbsidetreasure said...

your book looks really cool :) it really caught my eye when i saw it at the bookstore.

Sharon said...

OMG!! You do beautiful work. Thanx so much for sharing your wonderful book with us. Sharon

Mara Spires said...

ohhhhh, i would LOVE a chance to win your book!

Anonymous said...

What a fabulous giveaway Diana!!! I have gotten back to journaling and have been hell bent on painting pages any chance I get-thanks for all your inspiration!!
Linda K

Miss Meliss said...

I just found your blog today and how wonderful - a giveaway! YAY!

Your work is lovely.

~magick~
Melissa

Cmmargaret said...

Your book looks amazing! Art journaling-or journaling in general seems so intimidating. I hardly know where to start! I am reading all that I can and am so glad I found your Blog. Margaret

Judy said...

I've really enjoyed your videos on YouTube would love to have a copy of the book. If I don't win it I suppose I'll be buying it before long

Andrea Stern said...

How exciting, I love the colors and the teaser pages you've posted.

Cindy Ericsson said...

I missed a few days on Rice's art journaling group & I went back to read the posts and they're all about your book & this giveaway. I've been seeing lots of great comments about it on the blogs, so I'm excited that you're giving one away. Of course if I win, I may have to resign from the group or get beaten up, but I'll take my chances! I'm off to watch some of these videos people are talking about...

desmene said...

Really nice videos-- the book looks juicy! Best of luck with your journey promo-ing your new book baby...

Patti said...

Can't wait to see your book up close and personal. Now, I just need to be able to stop time and immerse myself in all your techniques. You are FEARLESS! :)

Kat said...

I love this book. It is so chock full of techniques and inspiration. I would love to own my own copy.

Anonymous said...

As a newbie to art journaling I am over the moon checking out your stuff!! I'm actually shaking!! To be able to create like that would be a dream come true...I have trouble signing on to these things (thanks AOL!!) and so realize I won't win this, but wanted to let you know how impressed I am...Ann Shaver (on facebook)

Ellen Lyn said...

Your book looks super cool...I enjoyed the video too!! Please add me to the list of hopefuls! Thanks!!
hammgood at yahoo dot com

lk moonwood said...

Congratulations on this wonderful book! I love your idea about working with the inner critic, and those closing comments, "It doesn't all have to be IMPORTANT, maybe a lot of it can just be about FUN!" Cheers to that!
: ) lulu

Dora said...

I followed a link from Rice's blog and I'm glad that I did. I love all things journaling and even if I don't win a copy of your new book, I'll have to buy one and if I do win, I'll probably have to gift a copy to my sister who is way more art "gifted" than I am. I've always been the more pragmatic one but I'm trying for a new direction and for more self-expression. I can't wait to listen to the podcast of the interview of you by Rice.

Anonymous said...

I just discovered you and your book from Rice. Now I HAVE to have it!!! You're my new favorite inspiration! I hope I win! You have great YouTube videos too.

Carol said...

oooohh! on of my new year's resolutions was to journal more. Your book would be a big help and it would be fun to win it!

Jeannie said...

The thought of working with my critic instead of trying to duct tape her sassy mouth is so inspiring! Have a fantastic week.

mwquilt said...

I love your style and the way you mix a kind of watercolorist approach with a more layerd, mixed media look in places. I thought I had to choose one or the other, but now I see I don't need to do that at all. Also, I think the inclusion of the "meaningless" page is great...makes me less afraid of those people who ask "what's it for? what's it mean?"..On a conscious level it need not mean anything at all to the viewer or to myself...and that's a big encouragment to just spill!

cassandramarie said...

I'm so excited to have found your blog. I've looked at your book longingly more than once in the store. I especially love the November page.

Star said...

I can't believe I almost missed this chance to win this book and goodies! This is a book waiting in line on my Amazon wish list!!

winnsangels said...

Wonderful! A chance to win your book. AND I had just listened to your interview with Ricë. Great interview.
So many things which you have to say resonate with my spirit. Thanks for the inspiration.
Angels be with you.

6p00e553dbe9b18833 said...

I am listening to you and Ricë as I type this! :)
Your book is part of the big pile I am saving up to buy on Amazon.uk, so I would indeed be thrilled to win a copy of it!
CHeers and happy trails from Barcelona! Lisa

Joanie Hoffman said...

Congratulations on this book!
And thanks for the giveaway!
joanie

Niki East said...

Yay for the giveaway!!! This book is on my list of "must haves." Congratulations on all that you do and I hope I'm the lucky winner.

Kari said...

I saw your book last weekend and put it on my wish list. Thank you for sharing a few pages.

Kathy said...

Your book looks amazing, and would be a great addition to my library! Congrats!

Karen said...

I have NEVER seen anything like this before! It seems very therapeutic for the spirit. Minimum of supplies, no real thought or planning, very free-spirited!! A book that's DEFINITELY on my wish list!

Keymia M said...

OH my goodness I love your book so much! It was my birthday present to me from myself and a friend! I was so excited to take you home! I am working on a piece at school that combines the colors in the book. OOOH I hope I win this contest! I love this concept!

Nettie said...

Oh my gooooodness, you are so fun! I just came from AC Moore & as I was checking out, saw your WONDERFUL book....It's so fabulous & uplifting, fun & full of happiness! Thanks for creating it...it's on my wish list! Keep on creating & inspiring us!
:0) Nettie By the Sea