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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

“Mixed Media Art: Living Your Passion” Launch Party!

Welcome to the LAUNCH PARTY for my new book which has just been published on Amazon!

Book Includes:

~Numerous original projects to create

~Where to find myriad items for

mixed media work

~How to get your art displayed publicly

There are lots of projects you may also want to make as Christmas gifts too.

As one reader wrote to me, "Cindy, I can't believe you revealed so many secrets!"

The piece featured in the cover art is currently on display in an art gallery.

To celebrate the release of my book, I am having a giveaway~

A Treasure Trove of Ideas” Prize Package


~A gorgeous vintage locket (to create a “Remembrance Piece” like the one discussed in the book.)

~Hand-stamped seam binding with French writing to use in their own art.

~The original ATC created especially for the book which will be signed and dated.

~A beautifully embossed “Creative Journey” journal embellished with Tim Holtz Ideology images.

~The original “Wish” Tag Book created especially for Mixed Media Art: Living Your Passion.

~12 tags to decorate and make tag books of their own.

To enter the giveaway, leave a note here and please post my button on your sidebar. This giveaway is open to anyone, anywhere!

The winner will be announced on December 8, 2011.

If you would like to purchase your own copy of the book, just go HERE. It can be read on Kindle or on your computer. The book is just $2.99!

Linking this to:

The Graphics Fairy

Knick of Time Tuesday

White Wednesday

What's It Wednesday

Time Travel Thursday

Show and Tell Friday

Potpourri Friday

Pink Saturday

Homemaking Link-up Weekend

Homemaker on a Dime

(All are on my sidebar with links!)



Danice G said...

Wow, Cindy. Great giveaway. Please enter me. I will add this button to my Homespun Hannah's Blog sidebar. You are so wonderful :)

Unknown said...

What a beautiful giveaway, Cindy! I'm so happy for you and all the wonderful things happening in your career right now!
Much Love To You.....

suziqu's thread works said...

Hi Cindy
Now we know why you have been so busy apart from looking after Ralph, entertaining visitors, writing and writing - Oh WOW! Can't wait to see your brand new publication - I know how much inspiration it will offer so many in blogland.
You are so generous to offer such a Launch Party Giveaway. You are going to make someone just so happy!
Thanks for coming over to join in MY GIVEAWAY too.
I shall place your button on my blog right now.
Big hugs and love from across the miles all wrapped up in congratulations!

Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...

OH WOW! Awesome giveaway!!!!!!!


I will post your button on my blog.

Theresa MacNaughton said...

Dear Cindy, I do NOT know how you do it! You are the busiest woman I know! Congrats on the publication of your new book. And thanks for such an amazing giveaway!!! :)

Cindy Adkins said...

Congratulations, Cindy on your book!! Wow! You're awesome, my friend! I can't wait to read this book! Great giveaway, too.
Love, Cindy

Debbiedoos said...

Awesome Cindy! So very happy for you. What a wonderful giveaway.

Hearts Turned said...

How exciting, Cindy! You're really busy, my friend!

What a lovely giveaway--count me in!

Off to post your button on my sidebar...

Thanks for all you share, dear friend!


Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwwwww! What an AWESOME giveaway!!! Hope you and hubby are doing well...and had a good Thanksgiving! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Kath Soderstrom said...

Hi Cindy I follow your blog and I'd love to enter your giveaway . Come and visit me at Mon Chalet de Jardin...You'll find your button!
Best wishes of the season Kath

Valerie-Jael said...

Sounds great Cindy! Valerie

Ink Art Designs said...

You are amazing! I love your, and just so you know, it does rub off in many ways. Congratulations on the new book, can't wait to read it!
Dot x

cheryl said...

0h cindy hun you are just amazing so talented too,congratulations hun on your new,book you are really amazing hun,wish some of it would rub off on me hunny,would love to be entered hun into your fantastic giveaway hugs cherylxxx

Myric said...

Oh Joy! A new book! This sounds awesome my friend! And welcome back! We missed you!!! Congratulations on your new book!!


Donna said...

Hi Cindy!

Wishing you much success on your newest book! If it's anything like the rest of your books - OH MY GOSH - it will be fantastic!

I will be adding your button to my sidebar!

Thanks Cindy! You're making it feel an awful lot like Christmas!


Linda said...

Hi Cindy,

Congrats on the new book! You are so very talented! Please count me in!
Hugs to you!

Scrumplescrunch said...

Hello Cin
I commented earlier but nothing worked so I am trying once more.
First, Congrats on your Book.
Secondly, How are you?
Thirdly, How is Ralph progressing?
and lastly thank you so much for this chance on winning these goodies, I don't normally bother with give-aways, as sometimes it is just to get more followers, but I know this is not the case with you Cin, you are a generous soul by nature. I know you will have a great response with your book, well done.

Dorthe said...

Dear Cindy, a big warm congratulations- ----how do you master to work so much- you are fantastic.
I know your book will be a great suces-
love your header angel :)
And will love to be entered into your giveaway.

jacirascrap said...

Mais um mega sorteio!!! Vou lá postar em meu blog para participar!! Parabéns novamente pelo livro!! Sucesso!

Astrid Maclean said...

Wow Cindy, congratulations! This book sounds amazing! I would love to won some of your original pieces, thanks so much for the opportunity!

the old white house said...

Hi Cindy! This is a wonderful giveaway... please put my name in the hat! I was just playing a bit of catch-up and wanted to tell you how beautiful your domino pendant is. i love love the jump ring, it looks like a binder clip! Grabbing your button for my sidebar.

Heather Jacob said...

oh Cindy ... you are nothing short of amazing .. how do you do it ?? I know because you are an angel... a beautiful soulful earth angel .. love ya .. hugz x

Sea Witch said...

What a lovely giveaway and so timely for the season with an angel announcement. Count me in for the win...if I'm lucky. Sea Witch

Cindy said...

What a great giveaway Cindy, so thrilled for you and that the cover is in an Art Gallery. wow, hoping all is well with you hugs. I will post your button. love c

Netty said...

Congratulations Cindy and please count me in for this wonderful present. x

Gisèle said...

Wow Cindy, are you superwoman ? Congrats on another book, that is incredible !!!
and once again, so generous. You know I would love to win, please count me in.

hugs to you and Ralph...

Marti said...

Congrats on the book, will have to head over to Amazon. Enter me in your giveaway, please.

Anonymous said...

Wonder Woman!! Can you hear the theme song? You should have it as your background music. hahaha
Love this giveaway, Cindy/WW. You are so generous. Took your gorgeous button but don't include me in the giveaway because I already receive so much from you, my friend. Best wishes to all the participants.

LynnF said...

Congratulations! What talent...and we appreciate your sharing it with us! Thanks!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

You have been so busy lately! How wonderful to have another book out! I would love to have it! Thanks! ♥

Junibears said...

Cindy you never cease to amaze me, all your talent and what you share. And above all how do you fit it all in girl? Do you ever sleep?
I have received a little packet from you, many thanks sweetie.
Please add my name to your giveaway. it all looks fabulous. I'm now hopping over to Amazon!
Love and Hugs
June xx

Zoechaos said...

Happy to put this on my side bar and have my fingers crossed over your generosity. Off to buy the book now XOXO Zoe

Unknown said...

Wow, I really love your new banner, very striking indeed Cindy! So happy that your book is right on top! Such a fantastic giveaway, would love to join in if I may. Hope you had a wonderful time together with your friends! Hugs, Ira

Jingle said...

How exciting! Congratulations!

My Grama's Soul said...

Oh my word Cindy....what a wonderful give away. Please throw my hat in the ring for this....oh I hope I'm lucky.

btw....I don't know how you manage to accomplish so many things are absolutely an inspiration.



Gloria said...

Congrats on the new book! Hope your hubby is healing and progressing. Thanks for the entry and now I'd like you to package your energy secrets lol.

Plush Possum Studio said...

Well done! So glad to see you enjoying this success! And it looks like it's going to really seal your success as an artist along with giving us more chances to branch out artfully.
it looks breath-takingly beautiful, my dear! So Congratulations from us to you!
And what a whiz-banger of a giveaway! Wow! Thanks so much for this opportunity to win so many wonderful gifts from you!
Please consider this an entry.
You'll find your button's in our sidebar here shortly.

Art From The heart said...

What a wonderful opportunity for everyone. Thanks so much for doing this...I'm grabbing your button too!
Big Hugs

Donna said...

Dear Cindy!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I got up early this morning and I've just finished your new book! I HAVE NEVER BEEN SO EXCITED IN MY ENTIRE LIFE AS I AM RIGHT THIS MINUTE!!!!!

This book is going to help and encourage so many of us "Closet Artists!" You have unleashed a tigress and today, while I'm in Monterey, the craft stores are going to get a tornado through them!


Ros said...

Hi Cindy ... I just bought your book so I am looking forward to finding the time to read it at my leisure ... well done to you! ox

Willnnabel said...

Congratulations on your book!!! I would grab your button but I just started a blog here an have no where to post it

Cindy said...

I hope that this posts to your blog. It would be spectacular to win your giveaway Cindy! I hope I do.

Hugs XX


Hi Cindy,
What a wonderful giveaway,and so generous. I am a follower, and i would love to be entered in your giveaway. The book looks fabulous...CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Carol Salisbury said...

What a wonderful giveaway Cindy!
Congrats on your new book! I'll be checking that one out for sure!

Victorian1885 said...

Hello Dear Cindy
Congratulations on the release of your new book. Do you ever sleep? ; ) Take care my friend!

Marjie Kemper said...

HI, Cindy. I'm so happy for you! The book looks fantastic. I've just blogged about it. Wishing you every success!

Starr said...

Cindy!!! Yaaay!!! You know I'm getting a copy, I have all of your books. Thanks so much for stopping by and letting me know about your new book, I must visit more!!!
Hugs and have a wonderful Christmas!

Becky said...

Cindy you truly are a busy and productive person.Good for you,the book looks awesome and needless to say I would so love to win it.


Micupoftea said...

Hello Cindy~ Nice to have you visit my blog. Your giveaway looks like lots of creative fun! I will post your button :)

Unknown said...

Congratulations on your new book. I will definitely check it out. You are so kind to offer such a great giveaway.

Donna said...

A BIG congrats on your latest book, Cindy! Sounds fantastic, you really are on a roll! The artwork on the cover is gorgeous, and your giveaway is oh so generous!!

Creative Grammie said...

Wowzer! Another published book Cindy! What a wonderful launch party you're having; you absolutely rock!
Lucky is the person who will win this give away! I'm sorry, I couldn't wait, I went straight to Amazon and bought my copy to read on my iPad. LOL
Thank you Cindy for another great book!
Hope you had a great time with you guests during Thanksgiving!
Warm hugs...

Sush said...

Wow, I"m off for a week for holidays and birthdays and boy do you have lots to catch up on! I see you've quite the large number of comments so I don't know if you'll get this or not! Hope so cause I just wanted to say how excited I am for you and send you love and prayers during this season of Advent.


Blessings from Cindy said...

Congrats on your new book; it looks wonderful!! Please enter me!!

Blessings from Cindy said...

I'm trying to put your giveaway button on my blog, but I'm doing something wrong...

Marília Lopes said...

What a beautiful giveaway, Cindy! I'm so happy for you and all the wonderful things happening in your career right now!
Congrats my friend!!!

Anna Rosa Designs said...

Hi Cindy,
Oh wow, what a gorgeous giveaway and for such an exciting project.

I went to your link at Amazon and Um, I don't have a Kindle.
Is there another way to purchase the book?
Creative hugs,

Blessings from Cindy said...

I got the button on my sidebar!

Chris Arlington said...

Thanks for the head's up Cindy. Great give away.
Have a great Christmas!

Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation said...

Have to tell you again - MEGA CONGRATS! :) Have a blessed and beautiful week! :)

sjmcdowell said...

Hi Dearest Cindy!!

I am Soooo HAPPY for YOU!!
Congratulations on another great book!! I have bought it and eager to start reading it!!
I am having trouble with posting pictures on my sidebar...I tried to post your Mixed Media book!
What a gorgeous giveaway!! Some lucky gal will have a very Merry Christmas when she wins!!

LOVE You!!!



Holly said...

Wow, Cindy! You are amazing!!! I look forward to checking out all of your work and yes, please enter me in the giveaway!! Bless you!!

Lululiz said...

I really don't get it, how do you find the time to do everything you do? Congratulations on your latest book, and thank you for the chance of winning such a fabulous giveaway.

My Creative House said...

Dearest Cindy what a wonderful giveaway and congratulations on your new book, it looks fantastic. Have a nice weekend dear friend.
Hugs Anni

Eugenia Maru said...

me encantaría tener algo tan hermoso porque quisiera aprender la técnica que me gusta mucho.
Maru - Valdivia - Chile

Honey at 2805 said...

Such a lovely gift you are giving away. Will you please count me in? I am putting your button on my sidebar under Great Giveaways!

Thanks for linking to Potpourri Friday!


Hello Cindy,

Congrats to you! Love this book.


Daniella said...

How did I not know this?
Where have I been?
This is HUGE!!!! How awesome are you!!!
Of course I would love to win this!! IT is AMAZING!!!!!

Unknown said...

Hi Cindy, Congrats on your book, looks great! Hope your Hubby is doing well, I have been out of the loop with a bum shoulder, getting back in the groove now! Hugs and Happy Holidays, I have been think' about you! Love ya! Marilou

A Magical Whimsy said...

How are you doing? Still thinking of your Husband, hope he is doing better.
I like your new blog style, and I am posting your blog button on my blog just as soon as I am finished typing this.
Thank you for having such a fabulous giveaway!
Have a lovely weekend~
Teresa in CA

bichonpawz said...

Hi Cindy! Congratulations on your book! I will be kindling shortly so will check it out!!

Thanks so much for sharing all of your angel qualities with those of us who come over here for inspiration!! Have a fabulous weekend!! Oh...I will add your button too!

romance-of-roses said...

This is truly a magnificent give away that anyone of us would love winning. I have taken your button for my blog. Good luck to all of us. Hugs...Lu

Unknown said...

Beautiful giveaway!!! I'm headed over to buy your book now!

HaPpY pInK sAtUrDaY!

Tricia said...
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Tricia said...

Gorgeous and really useful book! Congratulations! Happy PS!

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Thank you for the opportunity to enter your give-away, Cindy. Your buttons are already on my blog sidebars. Your book is excellent and I hightly recommend it. Your projects are awesome as are your site referrals. Thanks so much, I have left individual comments. Hugs, your friend, Gayle.

Ivy and Elephants said...

Wow! What an incredible give away!
Everything looks fabulous, can't wait to get my book. We'll wear our button proudly!
Much success to you.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

How fabulous! I would be thrilled to win! Congrats on another wonderful book! You have been so creative this year! WOW! I don't know how you do it all! Hugs! ♥

Unknown said...

So many wonderful things in this giveaway ! I hope I win !

Myric said...

Read your book and I love every page of it!


Draffin Bears said...

Hi Cindy,

Congratulations on your book been published woohoo! Just off to look at Amazon, thanks for telling us about this.
Such a kind and generous giveaway.


Webster said...

What a lovely giveaway. I will post about it on my blog ASAP.

Karen B. said...

Hi Cindy,
what an amazing giveaway. Please enter my name. So happy for you about your book!
Karen B. ~ Todolwen

Catskill Quilter said...

I am so happy to have found your blog! What a treat!

Michele said...

yikes, i am having trouble commenting today. anyway i'm so in awe of your creativity! you are just brimming over! thanks for your good words and for everything. pelase count me in fr the giveaway. xo

Gerri Herbst said...

dear Cindy,
Boy do I have catching up to do. We are moving cross country so have not been visiting much. First CONGRATS on yr published book. Simply amazing. Also I will post yr link for this amazing contest. Need to check out yr seminars too! take care my friend and craft on! Gerri

Anonymous said...

Your book looks fabulous! Do please enter me for the giveaway. I shall be adding your button the First Night Design sidebar.

Plumrose Lane said...

Wonderful giveaway Cindy ~ thanks so much for inviting me over. Would love to own a copy of your newest book!
On a side note... when are you going to let me do a custom theme for you? I love that you're using one of my freebie backgrounds but would really love to turn some of your fabulous art into a fitting backdrop for your blog. ;-)


1CardCreator said...

Wonderful giveaway Cindy! Congrats on another fantastic book, I am sure this one will surpass your last! Congrats on getting the image into an art gallery too, high praise for sure!

marymac said...

Very beautiful! You are so talented. I can't wait to see this book. Congratulations.

Maria said...

Congratulations Cindy! and what a beautiful giveaway. I have added your picture and link into my sidebar!

Angie @ Knick of Time said...

Congratulations, Cindy! What an accomplishment!

I'd love to be entered in your lovely giveaway!

Thanks for sharing at Knick of Time Tuesday.


Ruffles and Relics said...

Congratulations Cindy! I would love to be entered in your giveaway!!

Beth said...

Congratulations on your book! I would love to enter your giveaway. The items sound so inspiring.

Chris said...

Great giveaway, I'm off to buy the book as I'm looking for a new craft to delve into next year. This could be it. So glad I found your blog. You can thank New End Studio for putting your button on her site and that's where I came from. Cheers

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Goodness, It looks as if I am not the only one that thinks you are super women! Congrats on your book, throw my name in the hat and I will throw your name in my hat LOL Maybe we should just exchange giveaways!LOL!


Yvonne said...

CONGRATS, Cindy! Your book looks fantastic!


Gaby Bee said...

Congratulations on your book! Please count me in for this wonderful giveaway! said...

Your newest book sounds wonderful! Do you ever sleep??? lol Count me in for the giveaway.
~Debra xxx
Capers of the vintage vixens

Unknown said...

Thank you for e-mailing me to let me know I would of hated to miss out on this fab give away.

Congratulations on your book BTW you are really going places and it couldn't happen to a nicer person. I love the New Header to. Have a wonderful Christmas Cindy and thanx again for the oportunity

Love Dawn xx

aisling said...

Congratulations on the publication of your book! It looks very interesting and I really would like to be introduced to the world of mixed media. Such a wonderful candy you're giving away! Thanks for giving us the chance to win such an amazing treasure. Good luck to everyone who's entering.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations, Cindy! Love the book and the jewellry. I guess I am too late for the drawing but if I managed to squeeze in...oooh!

peggy aplSEEDS said...

i'm not sure if i'm too late but anyway, i just wanted you to know i dropped by!

Webster said...

I have gotten into Zentangle, and have been spending a lot of time with that. But, what the heck. I could give this a try as well. So consider me entered!

Kim said...

What a great give-away. As always you are generous. Thank you. Congrats on your book going #1 - Woohoo!

Kim said...

Oh! I already have your button! ;)