Thursday, June 2, 2011

June Stationery Giveaway

This is the first anniversary of the monthly Stationery Giveaway at Letters & Journals! Thanks to our sponsors and readers for helping to make it so successful! We have an awesome giveaway this month as well as some new rules for entry.

Let's start the June 2011 Stationery Giveaway with this awesome SRX Galaxie Fountain Pen, bottle of Chesterfield Ink and a package of ink cartridges all from a new sponsor, Xfountain Pens. It's not often that we have a fountain pen and ink to include in our monthly drawing, so this just adds to an already great giveaway! The fine folks at xFountain Pens were also kind enough to include an extra set for us to try, so I will be having a review on this exact pen and ink later in the month.
This unique journal from Revolver Bound Books is actually two journals in one. You see the red journal in the photo, but if you open it up a special way and then fold back the red covers, you will reveal a second journal that has a black cover. One of the journals has blank pages and other has lined (64 pages each).You can see a video on their website of exactly how this works.

"Two journals in one with a little magic in between."
A reader recently commented that it was harder these days to find boxes of loose leaf stationery and asked if I knew where to purchase any. As it happened we had just received a package from Peter Pauper Press so I sent her to their website where you can find lovely designs just like the one pictured below for $9.95 (30 sheets + 24 envelopes). I love this set!
The Texas Pen Company donated a box calligraphy set containing 2 Scheaffer Fountain Pens, 3 calligraphy nibs, 14 ink cartridges, a practice pad and calligraphy booklet with step-by-step instructions. WOW! That is a lot. Sometime in June we will also be giving away one of these sets in a drawing on our Facebook page.
Papaya Arts has been a long time donor to the monthly giveaway. This hard cover journal is just "write" for starting a diary or daily writing journal.
Artist and children's book illustrator, Nina Crittenden, donated this set of five simply-yet-divinely illustrated note cards and packaged so nicely in a a clear fold out package and tied with a light blue ribbon. There are five different illustrations. You will love them. Trust me!
This Cavallini & Co. journal of San Francisco featuring the Golden Gate Bridge with a postage stamp in the corner was donated by Journals and Paper, a Canadian sponsor who also contributed some photo note cards (not pictured) to be included in this month's giveaway.
Product Superior sent in this colorful Octopus and Submarine print (8x10) along with a handful of unique greeting cards. Love it!
Ex Libris Anonymous, otherwise known as Book Journals, have submitted another of their unique books made from an actual book that they turned into a journal by adding 75 blank pages of acid free paper and rebinding the book with spiral binding. Each of these books is unique and for an added touch they have left a few of the original pages from the book interspersed among the blank pages. If you see one you like on their site, GET IT! As once they are gone, they most likely will not have it again.
The originality of the small sized Parker Planner is that they come undated so that you can plan and use your planner for any four months that work for you. The planners were created by Ethan and Benjie when they were in college and were looking for a planner to fit their needs. Not finding one, they created their own. I met them at the National Stationery Show this year and they were nice enough to send me home with some of these wonderful little planners.
And, is that pink Pentel pencil in the photo also part of the stationery giveaway? Why, yes it is! Thanks to Pentel and Julie at Whatever, where I was lucky enough to win more than a handful of Pentel products. So I am spreading the joy (and pencils.)
Our next sponsor is Survival by Design who just announced that some of their product line is now in the Target stores. The nirvana of many companies- getting into a big box retailer where they will receive national exposure. Let us say Congratulations to the fine folks who create these eye-less wonders!
Wimzie Prints has donated four gorgeous colorful cards that seem to say Summer! (And I'd like to add, finally! as it has been a cold, windy, rainy spring in Minnesota.) Thanks, Wimzie, for helping to brighten our days with your cards!
 Journaling Arts is one of the original sponsors of the monthly giveaway and this month they offer the Mood Quaderno Sketchbook which comes with a snap cover and its own pen! The sketchbook offers blank pages  and a page for your information as well as a plastic catchall for receipts and/or ephemera. Journaling Arts is also offering a 20% discount on your entire purchase (Use code JAPC20)
Botanical Paperworks has sent in this lovely 3 pack miniature notebooks - each unique and handmade. Botanical Paperworks has a terrific line of earth friendly papers comprising all sorts of cards, journals and notebooks.
Puppy Paws Productions: Dog Note and Greeting Cards is a first time sponsor of the giveaway and they have sent in a package of these lovely poodle cards. Cute, huh? I thought you'd agree.
Sean McMahon created his own line of musical greeting cards and there will be five of them included in the June stationery giveaway. You can check out Sean's line of cards on his musical website and also read about the feature story that L&J wrote about Sean here.
And there you have it! The wonderful selection of prizes for the June Stationery Giveaway at Letters & Journals.

How do you win? Just leave a comment on this blog post with your email so that you can be contacted. Winners can be from anywhere and you will have 5 days to respond to the email with your mailing address. You are also welcome to include your address in your comment. Some people are OK with this and some are not. I don't require it. I just want it to be easy for me to contact the winner and get the prize package put in the mail!

7/1/2011 UPDATE: The winner of the June Stationery Giveaway is Glenda T from TX. Glenda left a comment at the regular www.lettersandjournals.com site. Thanks to all who commented. Try again in July!

44 comments:

titancia said...

Wow! What an amazing giveaway! It just keeps going! Thank you so much for the chance to win these goodies.

Dawn
dawncathlene@titancia.net

The Pen Thief said...

Cute cards, journals, stationery AND a fountain pen?!?! Consider me entered! =)

Misty
Davis.mmc@gmail.com

Jane Cullen said...

Great giveaway! I would love to win. My email is jane_lois@yahoo.ca. Thanks!

Speck said...

Wow! That is huge basket of goodies. Count me in!

Speck
specksblog@suddenlink.net

BR said...

Fabulous goodies!

David said...

Holy moly, that's a lot of pizzazz for the pen and paper set!

David said...

Gosh that's a lot of stuff. Thanks for the giveaway!

Gina said...

Holy cow, these giveaways are just amazing! Thanks so much for thinking of your future subscribers!

Gina
knit1perltoo@yahoo.com

ginigin said...

Wow, what an awesome giveaway. I am in love with everything in it, so will cross fingers and toes. Looking forward to your review of the pen also. Thanks!!

cooper at swva dot net

Susan B. said...

I love the octopus cover. Very colorful.

Aimee said...

Count me in :)

hippycrite at gmail.com

pandacola said...

Again a wonderful givewaway! Thank you so much. polartrip (at) yahoo.com

Jackie said...

That is an excellent prize package, lots of beautiful things. Please throw my name into the hat and thanks for the chance!

Susan said...

I would love to enter this amazing giveaway--thanks!

Syrain said...

That pen would look great in my hand!

Syrain
syrain@hotmail.com

Eric said...

One can never have too much stationary!

Cat said...

I just ordered a journal from Ex Libris--way cool!! Thanks for the link!! What an awesome giveaway--thanks for that, too!!

Just in case:3515 Campbellsville Pike Columbia, TN 38401

A said...

I've definitely got to get in on this one. Thanks so much for this opportunity!

paperviewpencil@gmail.com

Carter said...

Great giveaway! Count me in.

Meredith said...

As always, this month's giveaway is awesome. I guess I have to start posting instead of just lurking. Happy June!

Melwyk said...

This is rather amazing... fountain pens, gorgeous paper, wonderful new blog to explore...thanks for all this :) What a giveaway!

Melanie
mkindrach [at] hotmail [dot] com

Jolene said...

Neat selection of items!

Donna said...

Wow-what a package! Thank you!

donna_brown@comcast.net

Cartermaryd said...

I'd love to be the winner of this one! How generous! Love your site and FB page. Thanks so much!

Cartermaryd said...

I'd love to win this one! Love your website and FB page. Very generous of you. Thank you.

moonswirl said...

Wow, what an excellent giveaway! They get better and better...
I especially like the pigeon notecards because I loooooooove pigeons :)

~Karen
wisteriax@yahoo.com

Emily said...

Hoping to win...

erasercarver said...

Oh my goodness, what an amazing giveaway this month! Just love the fountain pen, especially.

erasercarver at gmail dot com

Ms. M said...

Wonderful items. Love those stuffs. They are irresistable!

Mariel
fablanche3petal at gmail dot com

Sarita said...

I've been dying to win one of your giveaways (I'm addicted to journals and stationary... I'm so glad I'm not alone :)

saritaduffy (at) gmail (dot) com

Robyn said...

Your giveaways are always so spectacular!!! What an incredible assortment this month! All hail journals and stationary and pens and ink!!! This would be a truly wonderful win for someone who loves to correspond and journal - just like ME! ha ha

Cindy said...

Wow, it has already been a year! Where did the time go? Congrats on the achievement! The giveaway and sponsors have grown leaps and bounds!

Cat said...

I just discovered your blog when I hopped over from Kelly Kilmer's on June 2nd. I loved that post b/c I love to learn about new-to-me products. Last night I received 2 new journals from Ex Libris Anonymous which I had ordered as soon as I saw one in the posting. LOVE them!! And everyone I have showed them to at work this morning thinks they are great also.
I have always been a journal and pen lover so I'll keep following your blog. Thanks!!

annie said...

ooh look at all these awesome goodies :) i love the papaya notebook.

annie
seasecrets @ gmail dot com

Cindy said...

I love the fountain pen and calligraphy set. The cards and journals are so cute! Who am I kidding this is a great giveaway Jackie. I could use some cheering up.

Cindy said...

Opps for got to leave my e-mail for the last comment.
clundq1944@aol.com

mark said...

really nice i'd love to win
suplickim1@gmail.com

Beth Skipper said...

Oh mu gosh! What an awesome prize package. Congratulations on the anniversary. I do not have a fountain pen, but have been wanting one. The beauty in this goodie bag would be a wonderful pen to have.

BethS2006[at]gmail[dot]com

MoonAttic said...

Wow! What a delicious assortment of goodies! Especially the fountain pen. . . . Please count me in and thanks for the opportunity. - MoonAttic

MoonAttic said...

Oh my - what a delicious assortment of goodies! Please count me in, and thanks for this opportunity.

perfectly4med said...

Fantastic list of sponsors, and I'd love the pen'n'ink :)

Neil
neil.burley at me dot com

Lee said...

I've just found your blog, and have been having a wonderful time absorbing it! I'd love to win any of the goodies this month, but most especially the fountain pen and ink from XFountain Pens.
Thank you,
Lee
morningstar14@gmail.com

KayG5010 said...

Wonderful giveaway! Would love to win.
Marlene
mdurbala@cfu.net

Shawna said...

That octopus print would be a great addition to my steampunk journal! Love all the other stuff, and all the great links you let us know about. Thanks for the chance to win it - good luck everyone!