Book Birthday Giveaway+ New Print!

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Today is the release of I Had A Favorite Dress by Boni Ashburn!



First! Let's have some cake:


Book Birthday Giveaway!
Win a copy of I Had a Favorite Dress and a print of "Little Dresses" You can enter to win by simply commenting on this blog post or on the Facebook blog post. Winner will be picked Tuesday out of a very old fashioned hat at the stroke of midnight.

NEW PRINT in The Shop:
"Little Dresses"


"Little Dresses" is a lovely archival print on velvety Arches Velin museum rag. It's an 8.5 x 11 page filled with the prettiest and tiniest dresses (and a pair of cowboy boots) from my sketchbook and the pages of I Had a Favorite Dress. Many can be spotted in the book, and of course, the favoritest dress is included too.

Birthday SALE At The Shop!
For book birthday week there is a 15% discount on all my art prints and products with the discount code: DRESS. Click here to shop.

Thank you friends for all the kind words, support and !
(The book is available wherever books are sold, don't forget your indie bookstore !)

41 comments:

Diandra Mae said...

Oh, pick me! Pick me! Congratulations on your book's birthday! I hope it does, very very well. How could it not? The story is wonderful and the art delicious. :)

Brooke Boynton said...

Hip hip hoooray! Please throw my name in the hat :)

jama said...

Happy Book Birthday! Can't wait to see this -- just requested a review copy :). Love those little dresses and the yellow cake is yummy . . .

SomeKindOfStyle said...

how cute is this illustration, so adorable! I love.. xoxo fingers crossed! xoxo

http://some-kind-of-style.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

Oh, I would loved to win the book and anythng else you give away. I think kyou are VERY talented and am a big fan.

Charla Pettingill said...

I'd be delighted to win this book! The illustrations are so stunning! I would spend hours looking at it. :)

Mai Kemble said...

I'd love to enter as well!
:)
I might have to cruise through The Shop as well... :>

Annie Patterson said...

Hooray for book birthdays! Cant wait to look through the pages of this one!

Phyllis Harris said...

Yay! Congratulations on the birth of another fantastic book! Can't wait to see it i print!!

BeccaWriter said...

Lovely illustrations! The shape, color, texture, and line of dresses are always a fascinating form of ART! Hope the book does well!

Nina Crittenden said...

Congrats and Hooray! I would love a chance to win! :)

Kristin said...

This would be a great gift for my soon to be niece!! Happy Birthday Book! Woot Woot.

Ben Clanton said...

Hooray! The book looks absolutely delightful. I love all the dresses. :)

Abigail said...

Swoon; the book looks absolutely lovely. Congratulations!

Anamaria (bookstogether) said...

Congratulations, and thank you for offering the giveaway and the sale, too! Everything is my favoritest.

Elizabeth Rose Stanton said...

Loving it ALL! Congrats!

Heather said...

congratulations - i just cam from Barnes and Noble and I saw your book! It's beautiful ( my daughter loved it too)
I would love to be entered in your giveaway!
Cheers to you and the success of your book -

Jocelyn said...

Thank you for offering the giveaway! The book is adorable. I love it. :)

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Tyler Parker said...

Congrats you, looks like another amazing book.

Brenna Vaughan said...

I have just recently fallen in love with your work. Congrats on the new book. Looks amazing! PLEASE put my name in :)

priscila ferreira said...

OMG!! Please throw my name in the hat :)

Melissa C. said...

This book looks wonderful! I am so excited to add it to my collection of your previous work. Thanks for being so inspiring to future artists!

Melissa

SparkleFarkle said...

Please, please with shoogy on toppy and fingers crossed double (<--YIKES!) pull me out of that hat?! Please and thank you to counting me "in" when it comes to this marvelous I Had a Favorite Dress opportunity (and YAY! to a print of "Little Dresses," as well!)

SparkleFarkle at:
http://sparkle-soup.blogspot.com/

SparkleFarkle said...

P.S. Happy Birthday to your book and to everyone having a birthday this year!

Lin said...

Congratulations on your new book - your work is beautiful. I'd love to win a copy.

Nicole Settle said...

There is so much wonderful color! Adorable illustrations!

AMW said...

wahoo! congrats Julia!!

Lauryn said...

I just found your blog and I love it! I also adore your artwork. The 'Just Being Audrey' book is now on my wishlist. :)

Viktoriya said...

:) i'd love to have my name in two. beautiful book and illustrations, i would love it. :) :)

emily said...

Omg I would LOVE to win, this book looks to be the ultra super cutest ever! Xoxoxo!!!

Emskyrooney said...

Congratulations on another book! Think I'll have to start a collection of all your books! Have Just Being Audrey already!

Cristina said...

Julia! Happy book birthday! Keep up the amazing work

Marcela said...

Congrats to you! The illustrations are amazing! I am such a fan of your work! That print would look so lovely in a little girls room... specially mine ( :
Crossing my fingers!

My Fashion Dolly said...

Hi Julia, I really, really LOVE your illustrations, I'm a huge fan. You have an exceptional style! By the way, I saw your cover illustration for Anthology Magazine at Anthropologie, and I absolutely adore it! Your work is great!

Xoxo
Rocio R.
http://myfashiondolly.blogspot.com

Indie Dreamz said...

♥ Wooww!!! This is soo great!!! Love your style! I already own the Audrey and Dotty book!!! just love them!!!! I wish I can add one more to the collection ;) ♥

✌ Peace ✌

Jacqueline Hudon-Verrelli said...

Congratulations on the new book - I can't wait to see it :)

Janet K said...

Happy Birthday!!! How cute and colorful!

Erin said...

I have been looking forward to this book for quite a while! Julia, your playful illustrations are so beautiful- I love a blend of modern and vintage and your work is just that. You are absolutely one of my favorite illustrators.

Kristi Valiant said...

Happy Book Birthday! The illustrations look gorgeous as always.

amateur idler said...

Congratulations! Definitely going to buy this one - following your blog has got me all excited for it!