Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Chronicle Books: Happy Haul-idays



I have to start off by saying. I love Chronicle Books. I am so happy that they grace my city with their presence...Now it is time for a Chronicle Books Contest!!! I had so much fun with this contest last year, I'd thought I would do it again. Here's the deal...I choose $500 worth of fabulous books from Chronicle. You check them out...and love/want them. And you LEAVE A COMMENT. And Bam you are entered to win. Then if my blog is chosen by Chronicle, we both with copies of the books I chose! Yay, what can be easier?

Here's this years list!

more info: Decorate by Holly Becker $35.00

More info: Graphic Design Thinking by Ellen Lupton $24.95
More info: Graphic Design for non-designers by Tony Seddon $22.95

More Info: Design Diaries...$40.00

More Info: Fresh Dialogue 7...$16.95


More info: Little Book of Screen Printing by Casper Williamson $24.95

More info: How to Design Websites by Alan Pipes $29.95

More info: Typography Sketchbooks $55.00




More Info: The Art of Instruction by Katrien Van der Schueren $35.00

More Info: The Book as Art...$34.95

More Info: DIY Furniture by Christopher Stuart $24.95

More Info: Same Place, More Space...$24.95
More Info: Botanicals Stationary Set by Rifle Paper Co. $14.95

More Info: I am Yours, 30 Postcards by Joseph Park...$9.95
More Info: Drawing Nature, A Journal by Jill Bliss...$16.95


More Info: Brother Sun, Sister Moon...$17.99
More Info: More Things Like This...$35.00
More Info: Paper & Craft...$19.95

More Info: Land + Air + Water, A Tripdych Journal Collection by Susie Ghahremani...$14.95

So that's my list...It was pretty difficult to choose. Which one was your favorite? Chronicle Books makes so many amazing books. Let's cross our fingers and hope we win. Remember, just add your comment below to enter.

BTW,  if we win, $500 worth of books goes to a charity. I would love to help build the library of San Francisco Center for the Book. They teach old school book making classes and letterpress classes and many other book arts that seem to be dying. I has also been a wonderful place to volunteer and I think they a really positive place for learning amazing new skills. Here is there website if you want to learn more...http://sfcb.org/







8 comments:

Kathy said...

Hope you win! The last several books would be my favorites--not too interested in the graphic design ones. And neat to have some children's books--great illustrators!

jcamp2020 said...

Your list is a "hands on" list..oh what fun is to be had! Let's be creative together and win this thing.

Grandkiddies and I would be having a ball with that stash of titles.

good luck to both of us..thanks for being so selective :)

jeaneC from CA
jcamp2020 at aol

Vintage Love and Photographs said...

Good luck!

Melinda said...

Cool list!

Jasmine Marie said...

Good luck and happy holidays!

nfmgirl said...

I wish I'd seen the DIY Furniture book when I was making my own list! Good luck!

Amber said...

Your list is awesome! Good luck!

JJ said...

Great choices!

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