Monday, 24 January 2011

200 follower giveaway!

Well well well, who would have thought it eh? My little blog full of random ramblings would reach the dizzying heights of 200 followers!

Thanks to all the lovely people I've met in the blogging world, I never thought I would meet such great people and read such interesting stuff. I feel blogging and fellow bloggers are part of my life now and if you'd told me that a year ago I would quite frankly have thought you were mad and slightly sad, how wrong I could be!

So in true milestone followers traditions I'm hosting a giveaway.

I could giveaway something vintage but everyones taste is so different, so thought I would giveaway one of my favourite books of all time Fabulous Fifties.


This book is a bible for all 50s design, women's and men's clothes, accessories, homewares, fabric, you name it, it will have it and it will have you drooling too! I never fail to get sucked into this book whenever I open it, I think I would pretty much have everything in there if I had the money and resources!

Here are some inside pages.










It retails at about £50 and I know when I bought it over 10 years - it was £50 then! - I thought about it really hard as it's an expensive book but boy I never regretted spending a penny on it!

THE RULES!

The competition is open to all, all over the world, its a heavy book so if you win and you're anywhere apart from the UK it just might take a while to get to you but it will get there!

You can only enter if you follow the blog, after all it wouldn't be fair for it to be open to all and sundry! You will get one entry by following and making a comment here and another if you mention it on your blog, but you'll need to let me know this as I've got a really busy week coming up and might miss it!

You have until midnight on 31st January to enter.

I'll announce the winner that week, but bear with me, I'm at an event all weekend this weekend, so if I don't announce on the 1st Feb, don't worry!

I know the book is not to everyone's taste but as I blog about mostly 50's era stuff, I felt it was fitting with the blog. Hope you do too

GOOD LUCK!

64 comments:

Missy Vintage said...

fab give away! I follow you! Blimey 200 followers, I'm getting excited at heading towards 50! All very exciting isn't it. I've got fingers and toes crossed in hope of getting my paws on the gem of a book! x

Jenny said...

Congratulations on your 200 followers, very well deserved. I'd like to be entered for the book giveaway please xx

twinklez1985 said...

congrats on the 200 followers. This book would be perfect for my collection!

Missy Vintage said...

Thanks for following me, and you Jenny!

Just tweeted this post too. x

Annie xx TheFeltFairy said...

Congratulation on reaching 200! You don't look a day over 21!!! What a wonderful book - I would love for my name to go in the hat!

Roxie Roulette said...

Wow! 200 followers! That's amazing!
The book looks fab too!

I've tweeted and Tumblr'd this post too

xXx

Perdita said...

I follow you of course! And have promoted the giveaway via my blog here:

http://perditaspursuits.blogspot.com/2011/01/straight-talking-mana-giveaway.html

:)

MissDilemma said...

Oh it looks fabulous!
I'm a follower :)

THE BIG MAMA INTROSPECTION said...

Oh no, the book is perfect :) !! Clap clap clap !!

You could put my name in the hat ;)

Many thanks.

Olivia

Nelly said...

Just started following you after reading Perditas Pursuits blog.I would love the book but am just as happy whoever else is the lucky winner.Good luck everyone what a great prize thanks Fiona and its great to meet you as well.

LandGirl1980 said...

Oooh la la!! Look at you with all your fab followers! Muchous congrats! I know EXACTLY what you mean about blogging friends being part of your life now :)

But please don't enter me for the giveaway - 50's ain't my bag baby - I would much rather it went to someone who would get good use out of it :) I just wanted to say "Huzzah! You ROCK!!"

Vintage Vixen said...

Well done on your totally deserved 200 followers, my dear! I don't wear 1950's but absolutely love the decor, fabrics adn homeware, in fact I'm lusting after those delicious lamps already.
Please enter me. xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Penny Dreadful said...

Well done chicken, and I see you are now up to 201! The book looks amazing - what I wouldn't give for those lamps. And the giraffe skirt! It could live with my African leopard skirt. Would love to win this but if not will definitely put on my 'MUST PRCHASE' list. It is too good for the simple wish list. x

Straight Talking Mama! said...

All entered, apart from Landgirl1980, appreciate you doing that! Really want it to go to someone who loves it!! THANKS!

Miss Emmi said...

Congratulations on getting 200 followers! Now if only I could make a machine that lets me reach right into it and pull out that giraffe skirt - I'm in love!

Sarsaparilla said...

Oh, Fiona - what a fabulous (and generous) giveaway! I adore 50's design...

201 followers! You are amazing...

Kitty said...

Oooh I'm in, I think I need this book, what a great giveaway gift!

Porcelina said...

Please enter me!
Porcelina xx

Kim Bombshell said...

Count me in, I really need that book!

Kim Bombshell said...

Blogged it, too!

Meghan said...

Following you now! Congratulations on your milestone, and thanks so much for holding this giveaway!

Miss Matilda said...

congrats on 200 followers, here's to many many more!

Atomic Mama said...

I dont enter many giveaways but this one is too good to pass on! Love it!

Temperamental Broad said...

Congrats on reaching the 200 mark!! I would love to be entered into your fabulous giveaway!!

Miss Dollie DeVille said...

I am a follower! I sure hope I win this. This book looks amazing! Congrats on the 200 followers!

XOXO
Dollie

Miss Dollie DeVille said...

http://missdolliedeville.blogspot.com/2011/01/giveaway-alert_24.html

I posted a blog about it!

XOXO
Dollie

khala morgan said...

I'm a new follower, but count me in!

Welcome to DeluxeVille said...

Oh put my name in the hat too! Congrats on your 200!!!!

MaryDeluxe

Hell's Belle said...

Swell book! Thanks for a lovely blog and a great giveaway!

punk in writing said...

OOOh! Enter me, enter me! This has gotten me more excited than working in a building full of firefighters. :D

Modern Suzie said...

Congrats on 200 followers! That book looks great.

Dolly Cool Clare said...

Yours is one of my fave blogs, always an entertaining read from a fellow rockin small business entrepreneur! and I would LOVE this book! I've lusted after it for ages, but can't bear to part with £50 being the cheapskate I am! Please count me in :))

Tikimama said...

Wowie Zowie! 200 followers and that fantastic book! I would love to have it in my library :)

eddie said...

rad book count me in!

Vintage Coconut said...

Great Giveaway Congrats on 200+ followers
=)

delia hornbook said...

Wow thats amazing well done you. Enjoy your weekend sounds like its going to be full on but fun. I would love to be entered please looks like dream heaven ;-)) Enjoy the rest of your week, dee x

Garnet said...

What a delightful giveaway! I thought I was already a follower, as I read your blog in Google Reader regularly... but apparently I wasn't! Oops! That has since been rectified.

And considering we were co-winners in Sarsaparilla's giveaway not too long ago, perhaps the Fates will give me an extra boost of luck! As a former interior design major, mid-century design has always been one of my favourite eras. :)

XxInKedxPinUpxX said...

love your blog!!! pencil me in for the giveaway!
<3Liz

Corinna said...

This book is fabulous and so are you!

Corinna said...

I have a post on my blog about it! ;D

Zootsuitmama said...

I want it! Zootsuitmama

Erin said...

I totally remember owning this book, but I think xDH kept it after the divorce. Boo! Great book, I'd love to own it again!

Zootsuitmama said...

Hello! I posted about your blog over at Zootsuitmama and set up a link!

Vivi.Deluxxxe said...

sounds fun!
I already follow you =)

Straight Talking Mama! said...

Gosh what a great response, mind you it's a great book! Good luck all and if you haven't entered already you have until monday to do so!

phenolicfanatic said...

OMG I have always wanted this book but never got around to buying it- I am in!!!!!!
Ps are you going to the rave fiona? I am booked!!!!
michele xx

1950's_atomic_ranch_house said...

Oh just wanted to wish you a congrats!!!

And look at that, I have a tablecloth pictured in the first photo!!! Gee, I'm somebody! lol...

Hilary said...

Oooh, I love that book, count me in!
Thanks for the great giveaway.

ina said...

What a nice giveaway and congrats on the 200 followers! Count me in :)

Ivy Black said...

215 now though!! Brilliant giveaway. Yes please... I'm so in I couldn't be any more inn-er!xxx

khriste B said...

Ooooooo, hours of drooling. Please enter moi. LOVE.

Moira said...

Count me in! I like pictures and reading!

Helga! said...

Ooooo,we all want it,darling! The lamps alone would thrill G for months!And I adore handbags....eeek!
XXX

boobookitty said...

I love reading your blog, please enter me into the comp!

Ais xx

Pearl Westwood said...

OMG those lamps!!!!!

rosie-alia said...

Wowee, 200 followers... how fabulous is that! Well done missy! And please coujld you enter moi into the hat, the book looks truly amazing! And as I'm looking to move at the moment, house inspiration is very welcome! xxx

Tikimama said...

I finally got around to doing a post on my blog about your giveaway and here it is!
http://atomicteaparty.blogspot.com/2011/01/giveaway-at-straight-talking-mamas.html

Jenna Z said...

Neat, thanks for the chance to win! We live in a very mod 50's house and I'm always looking for new ideas for decorating!

Monica said...

Very cool! :) as is your blog and NK site!

Copa Girl said...

Congrats on 221 followers! I'm your latest, would love to win the 50's book. I'm redecorating my hair salon in a late 50's early 60's sort of vibe and relying on great blogs like this one! Thanks-Kathie

svelteSTUFF said...

What an awesome 'GIVEAWAY' from an amazing site!! Glad I stumbled upon it 8-)

This book looks incredible, and even when I don't win, I will search it out and go purchase it!

frankensteinsbride1313 said...

Oh wow, I might just have to purchase this book! It looks amazing!

Kally said...

Marvellous! Congratulations on 200 followers!

http://kalandrajane.blogspot.com

xxx

Crafty Doll said...

Congrats on the 200+ followers, including myself! Just found your blog and can't wait to catch up on your posts. Thanks for the fabulous giveaway... that book would look lovely in my collection!

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