04 December 2009

giveaway: letterpress journals


today's giveaway features two prizes from postal press.
i could go on and on about alyson's online shop, it's practically perfect.
giving :: one rooster and one duck letterpress journal.
please comment today to enter to win.
tell me what your plans are this weekend..

thank you alyson
{i can't get enough of her glassine bags}

am calling it a night early so i can get over to dan in real life on tbs, my icy sprite and pizza and snuggling my own dan in real life on the sofa. i love cozy nights in. congratulations.. the winners are monika who is planning to make christmas cookies on sunday and ashley who is having breakfast with santa (which seems pretty amazing as he was just in our town with benji on his lap a few hours ago)!

p.s. i've had a bunch of inquiries about scheduling more giveaways. am sorry, but i am already completely booked for this series of holiday giveaways. we'll see if i can keep up with them! i appreciate your emails offering up more goodies. how cool are you!? if you'd like your shop to be considered in the future, please contact me in the new year or near mother's day when giveaway season will be in full swing again. thanks for your enthusiasm! monday will kick off a whole week of my favorite calendars. happy weekend.

136 comments:

RW said...

we are bringing in our tree and decorating it Sunday after liturgy.

and I am preparing to turn 45.

Kristen Marie said...

This weekend.... We are going up to the Mountains to find our perfect Christmas tree for our new little house. Being a 1st grade teacher, I need to start on my report cards while listening to holiday music of course =)

Anna said...

I'm in full Christmas spirit! I'm visiting a local mansion in the Hudson Valley that will be all decorated for the holidays and going to a bunch of local craft fairs to do my holiday shopping (and hoping for a little bit of snow to add to the holiday spirit).

kelly said...

basketball tonight for my youngest, we will put up the tree on Saturday, church and a 5k on Sunday:)

erica said...

weekend: attending a christmas concert tonight with my hubby. having a slumber party with another couple :) then enjoying a relaxing weekend inside!! (SO much snow here in michigan!!)

Sara said...

I love cute journals! More places to write my lists. This weekend, I get to go to the Broadway play, In the Heights. I'm very excited! sara.benzkofer@gmail.com

Missy knits said...

I have been fighting a cold and laryngitis all week, so I will be laying low this weekend and knitting at all possible waking hours...I need to get caught up on my Christmas gifts!!

Kristi said...

This weekend, my daughter has Nutcracker practice AND downtown is hosting a tree lighting AND you can watch the black and white version of Miracle on 34th Street in the the old theater for FREE - add hot chocolate and a snowy forcast --- that's pretty close to perfect to me!!

Anneliese said...

my husband is the head womens basketball coach for grace university (a private christian college)...and i am his assistant! haha! scary? so that takes up our weekend! plus the game. Nebraska vs. Texas

and there is a giant christmas tree needing some decorations hung...

The Comeaux Family said...

Two loves of mine...journals and letterpress. Our daughter is away with her grandparents this weekend, so we are having an official date night!

Anonymous said...

3 words = Dora + birthday + party
katie_ruder(at)yahoo(dot)com

Jennifer said...

Holiday madness is beginning! We are booked solid with various events this weekend, and between those events we are going to be diligently painting and preparing our new house. All good things!

Cassie said...

This weekend my husband and I have decided to have the whole weekend to just us before the chaos really begins next week. He hasn't been very well so we are just going to potter around at home.
xx

leah charbonneau said...

i'm going to have a ladies night out with some friends! yay!

love the journals!

mandydake said...

To bake cookies and attened a parade! Hugs, Mandy

claytonandmandy said...

'Tis the season for family parties, and we have two this weekend! I do love this time of year...and letterpress!

hannah said...

festival of trees and celebrating husband's birthday. too fun.

darling journals.

Desiree said...

Tomorrow morning I'm going to the Fancy Tiger craft fair in Denver. Later that night I have my company Christmas dinner. It's my last weekend with my boy for a month, he's off to Chile.

Andria said...

I'm hosting my first ever Holiday party. I'm nervous.

lindsey said...

Pretty journals!

I'll be entertaining my visiting father-in-law this weekend and doing lots of cooking :)

Amanda said...

Getting and decorating our Christmas tree!

Katie H said...

How sweet are these? Lovely.
This weekend, I am getting lots of Christmas shopping, decorating, & baking done - want to try out some new fudge recipes!

katieharrison13@gmail.com

Crystal said...

If it doesn't snow {ha! That's a laugh. I live in Louisiana, but the news is saying it's possible}...anyway. If it doesn't snow, my boyfriend's taking me to Houston to The Pioneer Woman's book signing!

jeffrey said...

ice skating! i've also been wanting to visit some of the small farming/amish towns around our new home - maybe that will happen this weekend.

Leslie said...

As a family, we are attending a Christmas party at church.

Love the journals!

Lena said...

It's a holiday festival in the village tomorrow. Old timey carolers, St. Nick and musicians. I hope it warms up just a tiny bit so I don't feel too bad bringing Z out in the cold. But I think she will love the atmosphere!
Have a great weekend!

Tiff said...

christmas party
work on the house
finish making christmas presents

if i can fit this all in, it would be amazing. love the weekends.

tawnya said...

Settling into our new home and decorating for the holidays!

Cat said...

Saturday is a big day: we're headed to a community tree sale (crafts and stories for the kids, hot chocolate and soup) in the morning and a Santa parade in the evening. I'm hoping to decorate the tree on Sunday. If I'm not in the spririt after that, I'm in trouble!!!!

A Toast to Kos said...

I confess, I am a blog stalker. I adore yours, but read in Google Reader and rarely have time to ever comment on my favorite posts! But I'm coming out of the woodwork and saying hello. :)

Jess said...

Love them! We are attending the annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Party. So excited!

Laura said...

This weekend: writing papers, studying for final exams, going to see Brothers, and Christmas shopping!

carrie said...

we are getting our christmas tree tonight. my sister and her husband come into town tomorrow. hooray!

Miranda said...

oh yes please pick me. my weekend plans include the indie craft fair here in denver and making christmas gifts!

Katie {My Paisley Apron} said...

Those are adorable!!!

Tonight, my husband and I are (getting a babysitter and) going to the Residents' Holiday Party - the only chance all year to see ALL our friends all together! Dinner, dancing, and a sweet new dress.

Tomorrow I'm going to my *first ever* stamping party, with my sister-in-law!

kendall said...

This weekend my husband and I are decorating our apartment for Christmas! I can't wait!

tammy said...

decorating for christmas and knitting...grad school semester is complete!

Sarah said...

These would be so cute to store my recipe ideas or recipes in!

pen.ny said...

This weekend is my sweetheart's birthday. I will make dinner, and we are destined to make the first fire of the season (I hope it is cold enough!) while laying on blankets listening to great music.
We also always watch 'Love Actually' the first weekend in December no matter what to get us in the holiday spirit and feel all lovey dovey. Sigh.

Christen Krumm said...

Throwing my husband a surprise birthday party.' shhhhh :)

xoxo
christen

Danielle said...

My husband is leaving on Sunday mornging for a week for work, so we'll be spending lots of quality time together. Then, I have lots of house organization projects to take care of.

Misti said...

I am heading to a state park for a huge geocaching event; catching up with friends and taking lots of photos!

Miss Five said...
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Miss Five said...

I am stage managing a production of The Nutcracker. And having breakfast with dear friends.

Jeff and Robin said...

This weekend, I'm enjoying our annual Christmas Women's Tea with the women of my church. Then Saturday, my newphew, daughter, and I have a play day! Perhaps I'll make some more baby food too! Oh... and the Christmas letter. Must get that done.

Ashley S. said...

Breakfast with Santa, Birthday dinner and Sister in law's baby shower!

klkasych said...

I love the ducky journal!!! My plans for the weekend are super lame...I had knee surgery on Wednesday...this weekend I will be traveling from NC (where I live) to my parents' home in OH...They'll be taking care of me for the next month while I'm trying to recover :)

Joe said...

Gotta get a Christmas tree, but it's supposed to snow - yikes!

Jamie said...

I'm going to spend lots of time with my family before I have to travel again.

Kate said...

Heading to the Berkshires to check out MassMOCA for the first time - since our Art Basel VIP invites seem to have been lost in the mail again...

kaitlin said...

Eating pizza with my extended family, going to a Santa Claus parade, visiting my favourite local crafters, buying some Christmas gifts and supplies to *make* Christmas gifts, wrapping gifts for my parents, doing laundry, making cupcakes for friends, writing another eight pages about a Canadian philosopher and historian (George Grant), eating brunch with my husband, having sex at least twice, watching football and playing cards, and getting to bed before midnight on Sunday.

Luckily I have a three day weekend.

Shannon said...

Clean my apartment, watch a Bollywood flick, try to feel better, attend glorious Church, and listen to the First Presidency Christmas Devotional (love that).

crissy said...

Ohhh...hope I win!

This weekend will probably be spent at home and with extended family... and we might go get some deep fried turkey at my sister & bro-in-laws house. ;)

Sara said...

Finishing up xmas shopping!

Julie B said...

Friday: Church Christmas Ball
Saturday: Fiance's work Christmas party
Sunday: Church and chopping down the Christmas tree!

Lindsay said...

Yay for the weekend and fun giveaways!

Weekend plans are to travel to Williamsburg, VA with my mom in law and sis in law for a fun girls' weekend! Outlet shopping and celebrating the Xmas season Colonial Williamsburg style by attending a tree lighting there and enjoying all the fun decorations!

Happy weekend to all!

Jennifer said...

We are staying home to gear up mentally and physcially to be ready for the rest of the month. I'd love to win these!

Liv said...

Christmas. Tree. Lighting. Downtown.

Krista said...

Getting prepped for my son's 2nd Birthday Party on Sunday!! :)

LMT said...

I plan to RELAX with lots of homemade hot chocolate and whipped cream, decorate for Christmas and watch ELF all with my husband!

NSMOM said...

Boys' music class Sat AM and then who knows the rest of the weekend. Maybe a holiday parade Sat evening. Thanks, Maureen (jnomaxx at hotmail dot com)

Molly said...

I am going to finish decorating and help my husband build our second coop for our 2 month old chickens that are currently living in my laundry room, too cold for them to be in the barn. I might put some Christmas lights on it so they can have a little Christmas cheer too! Have a great weekend!!
~Molly P

Bronwyn said...

My plans are quite dull. Unfortunately I have a final exam on Monday so that just about sums up what mine will revolve around!

anna jo said...

too cute.

tonight we're putting up our tree!! (hopefully. we've said that every night this week.) and then watching a holiday classic, christmas vacation while sipping on hot cocoa. love it.

-Maria- said...

drinking lots of chai tea, being cozy, maybe a few walks by the water and a few good movies!

mariaberkbigler@hotmail.com

Kerry said...

We are having brunch with Santa (yes, THE Santa) in a former elementary school-turned-hotel.

lauren said...

my plans are to sleep and rest to fend off this cold and to decorate my tree.

haley said...

ooh! j'love that!

this weekend i'm doing my very first craft fair! wish me luck!

breadofmany {at} gmail.com

Anne. said...

I heart letterpress!

Tomorrow is the Montrose Christmas parade, which my sister will be marching in for her high school band. It'll be my first time watching with my mom, so I can't wait. Plus, it'll be chilly tomorrow evening! And nothing's better than seeing trees lining the street with Christmas lights strewn about. It's just so magical. Sunday: reserved for church and a lovely brunch. :]

carina said...

great giveaway! this weekend i'll be estate saling and writing a million Christmas cards. :)

Mary Grace said...

My journal is running out of pages soon. Sooooo, this is a great giveaway! This weekend, I'm going to cram and study for finals. Wish me luck.

Jennifer Gray said...

cooking, cleaning and hanging out with 11 year old girls!

Sherry Williams said...

afterschool volunteering today.
saturday: a trolly ride to a decorator showhouse with my daughter.
sunday: a holiday vendor/craft sale where I will sell handmade cards and tags and lots of lil goodies.
love the duckie journal btw. :)
sherry in md

Eva and Rik said...

Could these get any cuter? I'm in love.

*eva

loft2dwell said...

Church Christmas party - we're in charge & I'll be relieved when it's over.

ashley maureen said...

my fiance and i will be moving into our new house, and beginning to decorate for a simple first christmas together. check for photos next week!

have a great weekend!

Mary said...

Catching up. Errands galore and finally a HAIR CUT. It has been months!

caitlin said...

Love these. I am a sucker for journals.

This weekend will be our annual Christmas party. This edition is ugly socks and ugly sweaters.

Daniella said...

Love Postal Press, i'm obsessing over the bakers twine, lol. too cute. Count me in!

uma said...

Love this little journals!!
This weekend? I am going to see a movie with friends and study some French.

Zrinka said...

resting, reading favorite children books in a new cozy corner of our playroom, resting some more, not driving anywhere, strolling on the beach. maybe I can fit in a visit to the urban craft center and unique LA show (well the second one requires driving, so maybe not).
thanks for the giveaway.

Laurel said...

these journals are adorable!

this weekend we're having a party for the SEC Championship Football game, tacky Christmas sweater party and getting our tree!

ellen said...

I'm driving to NYC in the morning to soak up the Christmas spirit and wander around the city and Sunday I'm teaching R.S.

jaclyn said...

i'm slightly obsessed with wreaths this year, so i'm making a tinsel wreath and a gumdrop wreath!

jamesandlindsaylattin said...

Ward Christmas Party tonight then babysitting swap tomorrow! Hooray for weekends!

Katie Mitchell said...

I am going to the Festival of Trees in SLC which benefits Primary Childrens Medical Center. My family donates a tree every year.

kgr said...

Putting up Christmas lights, going to a holiday party, attending Mothers' Night Out potluck at my friend's house with all my favorite mothers, going to the Red Butte Gardens Open House and watching a whole lot of football - go Alabama!

lyss bay said...

i love these, they are so cute!

Liz said...

Finishing Christmas cards and presents, working Saturday, and helping with an Irish dance competition on Sunday (bring on the five year olds - they're so cute!)

LOVE postal press!

TV said...

This weekend, I am going to a Finnish Pikkujoulu Party with fellow colleagues/NYC implants!

Eeny said...

It's all about Christmas cookies and cards this weekend. I really need to get those cards in the mail by Monday. Finish baking cookies. And maybe go to our local Christmas market.

Those journals are adorable by the way. Great find, Marta.

Meg said...

going to work Christmas party with Husband.

Amanda said...

My husband and I are planning on going shopping for our angel tree recipient (9 y/o little boy).

Then I work all weekend. The hospitals are always open!

bandibul said...

I am cleaning up and getting ready for Christmas!

Micayla said...

My plans for the weekend include getting weighed after being oh so good, taking my girl to the park to feed the ducks, doing my December Daily, catching up with housework and ironing and maybe wrapping some prsents.......lots planned and no rest for me!!
Such sweet planners, I could do with those.

Jenni said...

Love those! so cute! My plans consist of a snuggly blanket, a christmas tree and movies.... oh yeah, and finishing my final thats due tuesday!

kirsten and josh said...

those are darling... my fantastic plans are to study for finals. labor and delivery nursing finals. so worth it. :D can't wait to be a nurse.
kirsten s - kungfugrip87@hotmail.com

Anna Allen said...

knitting christmas gifts and watching old movies! :)

jen jafarzadeh said...

a work holiday party we wish we didn't have to go to, a brunch I'm looking forward to — and christmas tree shopping! thanks for the giveaway. adore alyson's work!

Ash said...

I plan to try and get caught up with my photo stuff, and get packing for our big move!

Shokoofeh said...

Oh, I love Alyson's shop! Amazing works she has! :) I hope I win!

Kim said...

Gorgeous journals.

We're heading to the Midway Christmas Festival. I am excited... even although I might freeze my buns off (actually that would be a good thing)

Kim said...

So cute! I <3 postal press!

Since relocating to dc for work, my fiance and I go back and forth between the borough of Brooklyn and the district. He's heading here and we're going to sleep late and take it easy. We may get around to wedding registries, but might just have more fun watching movies in PJ's.

Tana Fisher: said...

Well, I hope to have a relaxing weekend cherishing my husband. His deployment got moved up & he will be leaving before our first child is born. So, it will probably consist of lots of movie watching & cuddling! :)

erin said...

i'm going to christmas cantata rehearsal, working for a few hours, baking christmas goodies, going to a holiday party complete with gift exchanges, and heading to church for the second sunday of advent!

maryirene said...

we are taking our boys to the methodist church nearby on saturday to see santa claus! then i am going to help rip up carpet and paint a lady's house. on sunday we'll go to church and then to a friend's house for dessert. lastly we'll watch the christmas devotional online.

Parker said...

decorating the christmas tree. and sipping hot cocoa. while listening to frank sinatra.

hannah said...

Love the rooster! Fingers crossed.

Jennifer said...

sunday is my baby's due date - so maybe i'm having a baby!!!!

the dibers said...

watching sec championship game....roll tide! celebrating 3 birthdays! lots of fun.......and CAKE

Monika said...

Making Christmas cookies on Sunday, not sure yet about Saturday, but it's always a wild weekend with three kids! Hope yours is memorable, too.

Emily said...

Bringing in firewood, running errands, two holidays parties, and hopefully at least one nap!

~j. said...

This weekend brings a dance performance for one daughter, a birthday party to go to for my son, a date with my husband, and many, many dreams of sweet letterpress items which wish they lived in my home.

Maggie Rose said...

Sadly I'm mostly studying this weekend. But I'll be sure to get in some Saint Nicholas Day cheer on sunday, and take a few breaks by romping in the new snow!
I'd love one of those adorable journals!

Melissa Y. Allam said...

Very cute little journals. I'm working on the final details today for a Bar Mitzvah I am decorating for. Lots of parties and lots of fun. Next week I'm working on a Masquerade Ball.

michelle said...

Ooh, I loooooove letterpress!

My weekend plans are: packing up and cleaning our Paris apartment so I can take my family back to Utah to get ready for Christmas!! Wish me luck.

Whit said...

plans for the weekend: travel down south to visit a dear friend of our family, maybe eat a little in-n-out, shop for holiday surprises and attend a basketball game.

middleofthetable said...

this weekend i am:
*going on a sleigh ride of our new village tonight, with free hot chocolate & cookies- and hopefully coming home with a new christmas tree.
*trekking to the hometown to check out another possible wedding site-- we're getting & closer to making a decision!
*decorating the house for the holidays <3

xo,
sarah

Chelsea said...

i love postal press. quality items! this weekend, my boyfriend and i are celebrating our two year anniversary. we are traveling to see a film, relax, and have a nice dinner to celebrate! thank you :)
chelsea

Chelsey said...

Knotts Berry farm! Yay for awesome rides! Such cute diaries Marta! Love the papers!

hOoPty dOoPty said...

birthday tea/lingerie party ~ girls only of course, rest, dog walks, organising stuff and catching up. my weekend at a glance.
cheers!

Joanna said...

Mmmm...using this weekend to catch up on to-do lists, projects, laundry, quality time with my puppy, and christmas shopping :)

debby said...

we are moving tomorrow and i am hoping to get the tree put up tomorrow as well. is that being too ambitious? i need to decorate for christmas before half of the season is gone!

Lisa said...

My lil' boy and I are spending the weekend with grandparents!

{lovely little things} said...

Pretty & Perfect, I am SUCH a list maker!

Courtney B said...

this weekend: new tires & a christmas tree!!!!

jen byard said...

i would love to win this! i'm visiting my brand new nephew, Kenyon, this weekend in Seattle! he's adorable.

greenbuttonstudio said...

a little quilting, a little shopping, a little decorating, a baby shower, and some down time.

julie gragg said...

My best sister Jen is visiting me and my new baby Kenyon this weekend from San Diego! We are taking the kids to the Santa Train tomorrow...

Kim said...

Clean, decorate & Christmas cards :)

katie said...

Hi Marta! I'm so glad I won your last giveaway! I emailed you earlier today, and just wanted to make sure you received it.

Thanks again!!

stephanie from texas said...

this weekend i am staying in!
::hot cocoa
::christmas cards
::harry connick jr christmas carols
::looking at the snow...second time it has snowed in southeast texas in 30 years

cindy said...

This weekend we are writing letters to Santa!

LB said...

I am making gifts for the holidays!

bookish-life said...

I'm going to a Christmas party for the St Louis Writers Guild, auditioning for Noises Off, and then going to a St. Nicholas Day party!

And reading Atlas Shrugged.

melissa kaye said...

Adorable journals! :)

Tomorrow I'm going to my cousin Laura's baby shower. I'm really looking forward to that and spending time with my family. Then I'm heading to Austin to spend the rest of the weekend with my boyfriend.

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