Friday, July 30, 2010

Big Day Giveaway!

In honor of my official book launch party tomorrow, I'm giving you a chance to win big. First of all, you can pick your own prize:

A book: Absolute Beginners Guide:Stringing Beaded Jewelry
A DVD: Stringing Beaded Jewelry -- Top Techniques
Jewelry: A bracelet from the book

You can pick how you play, and increase your chances with each entry:

* Comment on this blog , and tell me about the first piece of jewelry you made.
* Link to this contest on your blog
* Become a new follower of this blog
* Review my book or DVD on Amazon

If 10 people play, I'll choose one winner. If 20 people play, I'll choose two winners, and if 30 people play, I'll give away all three prizes.

Drawing will be held on August 15. Good Luck!


  1. Congratulations Karin! Must feel so great to finally have your book complete.

    My first piece of jewelry...hmmm...must have had some colored macaroni involved. But I remember going into a bead store on State Street in Madison when I was in college in the late 80s. I was fascinated by all the beads and that some of them could cost more than $5 a piece!??!?! I settled on some inexpensive cloisonne and made earrings for myself and for some family members for Christmas. My dad's cousin STILL wears those earrings!

    I would like to think that I have evolved a lot further since then!

    Enjoy the day!

  2. I remember making earrings out of seashells. The seashells already had holes in them and I just hung them from a pair of ear wires -- probably purchased at Ben Franklin. So creative.

    Congrats on your book. Hope your day goes well!

  3. I'm already a follower!

    My first piece of jewelry was a triple strand of seed beads in red, green, and clear for my mom for Christmas. I used regular sewing thread and glued it to the clasp. Egads.