BIG news & A Giveaway

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I am so excited to announce to you guys that…… I WAS PUBLISHED IN A BOOK!! I have been keeping this secret for quite some time now, & I am so excited to finally be able to share this awesome news with you guys!!

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The book is called Pinterest Power. It’s currently the #1 Hot New Release on Amazon & the #3 book in Marketing & climbing everyday! A few months ago I was asked by the Authors of Pinterest Power to be a part of this wonderful book, & of course I said yes. Pinterest has been a HUGE part of my blog & I wanted to share that experience with the world. Ok, when I got the email of course I did a happy dance around the house, because we all know how much I love Pinterest {If you don’t follow me.. you need to {here}. I’m a little addicted & I pin some awesome things ;)} After the news sunk in.. I got to share my Pinterest story with the authors so that they could share my story of how it has impacted my blogs growth & some tips and tricks of mine on how to use Pinterest to benefit you. You can read all about my story & some other Pinteresting stories in the book as well ;)

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If you haven’t heard. Pinterest is an amazing Marketing tool, it’s not just for storing your favorite recipes & crafts. The book, Pinterest Power, gives you tips and tricks from bloggers, photographers, & many others who share  how they use Pinterest to build their businesses & how you can use Pinterest to market yourself.

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It is still so strange to see my name & face in a book! I mean little me who paints furniture in my garage, & blogs about my DIY adventures. I have dreamt about this day & I am so grateful to have been a part of this amazing book.

You can find Pinterest Power on Amazon {Here} if you don’t want to wait for the giveaway the book is now on sale & for an amazing price. It’s a great read & there are some amazing  features in the book like Real Simple Magazine, Lil Blue Boo, Mod Cloth, & many many more awesome people you can discover! I am so honored to have been included in such an fantastic group!

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Now onto the giveaway!!
I am giving away two copies of this wonderful book to two lucky winners. & that is not all each winner will receive one free hour of marketing consulting with the author of Pinterest Power who has some amazing credentials like his small business having over 20,000 facebook followers & over 1.5 million youtube video views!

Use the Rafflecopter below to enter & the winner will be chosen next week! You do not have to do every entry.. just the ones you want :) Good luck to you!!

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a Rafflecopter giveaway


I want to say a huge thank you to all of you who continue to follow along with my blog.. you have all played a special part in making me love what I do. I love blogging and sharing all of my DIY, Furniture makeovers, & all of my tips and tricks with you. You are all very important to me &  make me so happy each and everyday.

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  1. How awesome this that!? Love you in glasses too… adorable!

  2. *is

  3. i love that despite any mood i may be in, when i go on pinterest, i always get inspired!

  4. Yeah!!! Good for you! Hard to remember a time before pinterest, huh. Very happy for your success, you deserve it!

  5. Ahhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. CONGRATS!!!

    I love roaming through Pinterest for all the eye candy :)

  7. I love how easy it is to find ANYTHING on Pinterest! I’ve found so many recipe, craft, and party ideas (and TONS more wonderful things) on Pinterest and I love it!! Talk about the best file cabinet I’ve ever had.

  8. Liz BIG congrats to you!! Way to go! I am really really so happy for you!

  9. oops. I was supposed to say my favorite thing about pinterest :) Besides all the awesome DIY ideas I would say my favorite thing is finding new blogs to follow!

  10. I’m so excited for you! Wowza!!! That would take a little getting used to. :-) Btw…I love all the things you pin!

  11. Just discovered your blog.. Congrats! Hopefully I win the book and get to read all about your success secrets for free! :)

  12. Jessica Still says:

    Exciting news, congrats! i love pinterest & that’s how I found out about your blog!

  13. I can’t wait to read this book! I’ve been wondering how to use Pinterest to my advantage :)

  14. That is so cool! Congratulations! I “know” a celebrity!

  15. Congratulations! That is so exciting! Pinterest is one of my favorite ways to spend my time and now that I’ve relaunched my blog I’m trying to use it to reach a new audience but so far I’m not entirely successful. I will definitely be purchasing this book for the tips and tricks!

  16. I am so excited and proud of you LIZ!! can’t wait to read!

  17. What a great giveaway!! Thank you!!! Love your glasses too & great pictures.

  18. Congratulations! How exciting for you! I hope I win, I would love to read it!

  19. congratulations! I’m so excited for you!! xoxo

  20. Congrats!! The first thing I thought of when I saw the first picture in your post was, oooh I wonder what good book she is reading? :)

    LOVE Pinterest, visual, interactive, addictive, and by far my best tool in building my blog this year!
    xoxo, Tanya :)

  21. Jennifer d says:

    I love pinterest! So may great deals and ideas!

  22. I’m a New Blogger. Very interested in this book. I love Pinterest and I really enjoy your blog. :)

  23. Congratulations! The book looks like a great read! Pinterest is such a great source of inspiration!

  24. I love the inspiration and how easy it is to pin it so I can come back to it anytime. I also love that I can type anything in to the search box, and I always find something that I’m looking for!

  25. Congratulations!!! I’ll look forward to getting a copy! I love all books!!

  26. Bonnie Peters says:

    Congratulations! :) and thanks.

  27. alexis peck says:

    Soooooo stinking exicted for you!!!

  28. I would love the chance to win this book as I am in need of marketing ideas.

  29. Congrats to you, how thrilling! I always stop by when you post:)

  30. I love EVERYTHING about Pinterest! It sparks my creativity and allows me to share my fav creations with the world!

  31. Sounds like an amazing b

  32. Oops!! I was cut off. This sounds like an amazing book. I can’t t wait to get one. Hope I win, if not I will be heading over to Amazon.

  33. What a thrill for you! Congratulations. I can spend hours on Pinterest. Thanks for a great giveaway.

  34. Congrats

  35. I love how easy it is to find great home decor & cooking ideas! I want to learn how to use it better to grow my blog.

  36. how exciting! glad i found your blog through pinterest!

  37. Congratulations! I love Pinterest as well ~ quite addicted actually. I am still learning about the added benefit it can bring to my blog. Thank you for sharing your story and congratulations again!

  38. I have tapped in {a teeny bit} to using pinterest for marketing my business & blog! I would love to win this book to learn some more tips & tricks though! That would be AMAZING!

  39. That is SO AWESOME!!!!!!!! Congratulations!!! :)


  40. LOVE LOVE your blog/site and pinterest! I follow you! So happy for you. Congrats

  41. How wonderful! Not only do you have a great blog that reaches millions of folks at the touch of a finger, you’re in the pages of a real book! Congrats!

  42. I absolutely LOVE pinterest and your blog is an inspiration. :) I spend hours browsing and collecting ideas…if it weren’t for Pinterest I probably wouldn’t be able to accomplish anything! It definitely keeps me organized.

  43. Congratulations!! That is an amazing accomplishment!

  44. Really, what is not to love about Pinterest? It is incredible eye candy. It’s also a lot easier to find inspiration and diy projects from blogs as opposed to “blog hopping” and just hoping to find something. Love it!

  45. Congrats! That must be incredibly exciting for you!

  46. I’ve recently experienced the power of Pinterest on a post on the blog I write for. I’d love to learn more about making the most of this amazing tool!

  47. I LOVE finding new recipes! I am ALWAYS in a recipe rut!

  48. Ana Cunha says:

    I’m so excited,a pinterest book! I absolutely want this :) I love the recipes, the DIY and fashion tips :) plus the inspirational images and lifehacks :) I’m so hooked on pinterest lol :)

  49. Pinterest is my favorite website of all time! I finally am able to do all those fun crafty projects that I’ve clipped from magazines and never got around to. Yay for organization!

  50. Pinterest is so much fun. I’ve always been a crafter but Pinterest makes it so much easier to find inspiration. I also think it’s like the best of the blogs. Everything that is good all in one place :)

  51. I would LOVE a copy of the book! Everybody in my house would probably end up reading it.

  52. Pick me! Pick Me! I NEED THIS!

  53. Heather Buck says:

    Pinterest has been a blessing in my life as well as many others. With our decreasing economy and the state of the Nation, I cant begin to tell you how much money I have saved by learning how to make things myself or how to cut costs by doing something another way then I did before. If everyone would just take the time to research things life could be so much easier and cheaper and cleaner ( for the world ). PINTEREST ROCKS!!!!

  54. Liz I am so so proud of you!! Luv ya bff!

  55. Been following your blog for quite some time now. Love your work!!!

    • I love Pinterest because it allows me to be a lot more creative in ways I never thought I could be!! Such fun and interesting new concepts to help me one day start my own business

  56. I love pinterest and all the ideas it provides me with. I have made a few things on pinterest and plan on doing a whole lot more crafts, especially for Christmas!

    Congratulations on being published, that’s HUGE!!!!

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