Giveaway :: ALL 8 Lark Studio Series books!

November 15, 2011, 12:48 pm  Posted by Craft Your Life Team

Your holiday gift shopping just got a lot easier! Read on to see how you can enter to win the entire Lark Studio Series, eight books in all, and give the gift of art to the special people in your life. The hard part will be deciding who on your list gets which book–and whether you can bare to part with them at all! Each Lark Studio Series book is like a portable art gallery, offering over a hundred images on a given theme, as culled from our best-selling 500 series, on the topic of  Handmade Dolls, Ceramic Sculptures, Tables, Earrings, Handmade Books, Chairs, Pendants, or Art Tiles.

Here are some sneak peeks from a few of the books to get you excited. You can click on the images to take a closer look.

Lark Studio Series: Ceramic Sculptures

Hoping by Beverly Mayeri; Photo by Lee Fatherree

Lark Studio Series: Earrings

Tulip Earrings by Jayne Redman; Photo by Robert Diamante

Lark Studio Series: Tables

Ice Table by Donald H. Moss; Photo by Scott Van Sicklin

 Lark Studio Series: Handmade Dolls

Hannah and Her Favorites by Donna May Robinson; Photo by Jerry Anthony

To enter for a chance to win this bundle of eight Lark Studio Series books,  leave a comment on this post by 9 p.m. EST on Monday, November 21st. Any comment is fine—though we’d love to hear what Lark Studio Series book you’re most excited about–or what Lark Studio Series book you’d like to see us publish. One winner will be selected at random from among all eligible entries and notified by Tuesday, November 22nd.

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88 Responses

    Paula TheQuilter says:

    Lately, I’ve been enamored with hand made books.

    Carole Carlson says:

    I think the dolls, although the earrings and the art tiles are close.

    MS says:

    Wow how impressive!  Great inspiration.

    Lisa W. says:

    I’d love to win the set of books.  I have a sister and mom I would share them with. 

    Lisa W. says:

    I would love to win this collection of books to share with my sister and Mom.  Great collection !

    Lisa Boyd says:

    I’d love to see a studio series book on lampworking!

    Lisa Boyd says:

    I’d love to see a studio series book on lampworking!

    Leslie S. says:

    Very inspiring series! 

    Leah J Wickett says:

    I am most excited about the book on doll making!

    martinmosaics says:

    I am particularly interested in the Handmade Books, Art Tiles, and the Ceramic Sculptures. I love to look at all art, though. I enjoy the varying expression and different methods. 

    jen says:

    I’m VERY interested in the handmade dolls book! (although they all look wonderful!)

    Badfairy2 says:

    I would have a hard time choosing, but would probably buy the handmade dolls book, if i didn’t win!!

    Jan says:

    I adore the 500 series, all of them would translate well into the smaller format. I would particularly like to see 500 Beaded Objects done in the studio series. Of course, I’d really like my own work to be in a new addition! :-)

    Katmandew says:

    They all look amazing, but being a jeweler I would have to say the pendents and earrings.

    Mandi Kaufmann says:

    I have always been a huge fan of furniture as art.  I would LOVE to have that table book.  Perhaps I would put it on a table…

    Janetlewisdesigns says:

    I am most interested in the book about pendants.

    Lalu470 says:

    I’m excited about this opportunity. Even though I would enjoy all the books the one I’m couriuos about is Handmade Dolls. Thanks

    Wow! Who wouldn’t want any and all of these books. “Handmade Books” in particular interests me. Thanks for the chance of getting them free. :-)

    Andrea says:

    Wow what an awesome giveaway!!!

    Fyj says:

    The “Art Tiles” book looks interesting as well as “Handmade Dolls”.

    A Steampunk jewelry book would be nice to see.

    Joyce Pusel says:

    all the book look cool!

    DonnaJ says:

    This is an awesome offer.

    Rebecca Rapport says:

    An awesome series of books and an incredible giveaway!

    GailF says:

    Pick me!  Pick me!  I read about a book from Lark called Push Stitchery, but don’t see it listed.  Hope it’s still in print!

    Debbie says:

    I’m addicted to earrings. The earrings book would certainly be my favorite.

    mary fanara coleman says:

    Would love any of the books but I just love earrings…thanks for the chance….ciao4now64@yahoo.com

    Mandy says:

    I’m very excited by the range of craft you showcase in the books.  Looking forward to more  and more.

    Pam Utton says:

    just finished reading my first Lark book, Thanks!

    Anonymous says:

    If I won, I would be keeping the art tiles book for myself!  I love tileworks, and as a quilter and inspired by both the patterns and the creativity.  

    Anonymous says:

    LOVE these “series” Giveaways!  I have never seen this series – way COOL!

    Thien-Kim Lam says:

    I’m thinking the Earrings book or the Pendant one would be really awesome to look at! kimstoys at gmail dot com

    Lea Avroch says:

    I love the look of the Earrings book, from the cover & the sneak peak earrings. I’d probably love the pendants one too.

    Louise says:

    I think I’m most excited about the handmade dolls one, but they all look great! I know there are a bunch of quilt books, but I’d say a modern quilt book would be a great addition. Thanks!

    Gillian Smith says:

    Handmade books looks the most amazing to me, but they all look absolutely fantastic! Thanks for the giveaway opportunity. :)

    Dori Benner says:

    Awesome contest! I would be mostly interested in the jewelry related ones but the other ones re making me get ideas alreeady!

    Catherine says:

    Would love to drool all over the earrings book. :)

    justval says:

    What an awesome set of books. The ice table and the ceramic hand are fabulous in the above pics. I can not wait to see the art tile book. Thank you so much for such a wonderful give-a-way!!!

    Evasherman says:

    As a jewelry designer I find the Lark series an endless source of inspiration, but would love to check out the other craft books too!

    Cindy says:

    This is such a fantastic series! What a wonderful addition to any home library…. hopefully MINE!! :)

    juliecache says:

    Awesome giveaway! I could put the table book to immediate use right now, and husband and my four kids would each find their own “immediate use” book, too. It’s nice to have older kids :-)

    Marilyn says:

    All of the books look so interesting, but I would especially love the one on earrings!

    Donna says:

    What a wonderful collection. I would have to be selfish and keep them for myself if I were to win these.

    kathyS says:

    Wow, pendants AND handmade books –all for me

    JM says:

    I’m most interested in the art tiles book.

    Patrick says:

    All are great, but I prefer Hand made books, of course…

    radzimire says:

    I’d like to have all of them, nice series

    Skylarking_on_deck says:

    Love the new series! I am most interested in the book making one. But all of them look great.

    Anna Belkina says:

    Definitely bookbinding! But all of them look nice :)

    Janel says:

    The earrings and handmade books books would be my favorites, although the entire collection looks fascinating. Days and days of happy reading!

    CreationsbyKari says:

    Many of the titles look really interesting to me, but being a jewelry designer, I am (of course) looking forward to the pendant and earrings books! Thanks for the giveaway!

    Asteride says:

    Handmade books, jewelry, art tiles, exactly what we all love. Thank you for letting us dream to win, or maybe giving us an idea for a Christmas gift.

    these look great. i’m excited about the ceramic sculpture and handmade book editions.

    ivy siosi says:

    phew! glad i found this giveaway opp. in time! i love giveaways!-and books!…tables, chairs, and handmade books would be amazing resources right at this moment as those are the projects i’m working on right now!…thank you!

    Marsy says:

    So much inspiration in one prize.  Crossing my fingers!

    Lisa says:

    Oooh, I hope I win! Those books look wonderful! Only problem is I wouldn’t get any thing done because I’d always be looking at them….. but that’s ok, really!

    ande says:

    wow – great looking books – I didn’t know about these!
    I’d love to see more Jewellery books. silver, silver with semi precious stones, modern ring designs, alternative material jewellery (titanium, aluminum, bronze, etc) Belt buckles… Cuff links… Men’s jewellery…

    curliecue says:

    Those ‘bobbin lace’ earrings are awesome

    chris white says:

    ‘would love to win, ‘would have to share!  =)

    michellaneousNY says:

    I’ve never heard of this series and looking forward to seeing them.  I’m most looking forward to the chairs book.

    I love  the earrings and pendants book, and would like all of them to peruse, but I would love to see you guys do one on fitted necklaces or carved sculpture.

    Ldarmes says:

    It’s nice that you have these contests!! Thanks for everything that you do!

    Oh, all of these look like wonderful eye candy!! I’d like to see either one on functional pottery or on glass items.

    Quilter says:

    What a wonderful library of “How To” books! Would really enjoy winning these. :)


    Cwhitejewelry says:

    Love the Earrings & Pendants – as  jeweler, I always love looking at jewelry!

    Karenwoods says:

    how about unconventional baskets/vessels?

    Instig8r says:

    What a great series! How about rugs?

    Microangela_1 says:

    Pendants! Love Pendants! Earrings is a close second.

    Meng says:

    How about some woodcraft, eg. turning, carving?

    Jehanni2 says:

    Of these titles, Earrings is the one that rings my bell at the moment, though I have a fondness for handmade books that goes waaaaaaay back beyond college. I wrote and illustrated a book of poetry during an month-long cross-country trip, and played around with various Japanese bindings before settling on the style I liked best. Memories! I think my mother has the original.

    Cynmaria says:

    The ice table is gorgeous!!!!

    Juliapriest says:

    At the age of 66 I feel like I am finding out about so may wonderful opportunities through books!

    I’d be interested in a book on the artful photography style that seems to be the current trend that is building momentum. If you’re not sure what I mean, I’m talking about photography that mixed media artists are currently exploring. I’ve been taking online classes for the whole year (I’m about to begin my 4th in December.) It’s an exciting medium and the classes I’ve been taking have informed my artistic life like nothing ever has before. I feel like I’ve learned so much about myself through the lense of my camera-so much so that I made an investment in myself-in May, I bought my first DSLR camera.

    If you’re interested in seeing some of the photographic work I’ve done this year, you can visit my blog: http://tatterededge.blogspot.com and use the search box at the top left to find my posts on the process by searching “Wading In”, “Light Hunters” and “Swan Dive”. I also have a Flickr account under tatterededge.

    Anyway, I think this subject matter would make an excellent book. (IMHO)

    susan says:

    I looked a pretty good while, but could not find anywhere to see how to enter this contest…? :~(

    Jaye says:

    First of all, Happy Thanksgiving. I am really appreciative of the giveaways and free books that you send out. I am really excited about the art title books. I love interesting mosaic and tile sculptures/floors, etc and would love to see what you come up with. I would also love to see the Handmade books. Thanks!

    beadhostage says:

    I am most interested in the sculptures book.

    Carmen says:

    I would like to see a book on enameling for jewelry

    CoCoMiyoko says:

    Great Giveaway!  Any new book related to jewelry would be great.

    Clayperson says:

    Polymer clay sculptures would be a good book.

    Sharlyngp says:

    What great books to give inspiration to all of us!  Please include me to be considered to win the giveaway!

    MrsArt says:

    Love them all!

    Muireann says:

    I’d love to win the Lark Studio Series: Tables book. Thanks for the chance to win!

    Leslie Pearson says:

    hoot hoot! I’d love to win these books.  The Lark Book that has yet to be published….sculptural leather work.

    MicheleFelice Bohlmann says:

    Great books.  I’d love to add them to my others from Lark Books.

    Storybell says:

    I have so many of the books you publish. Perhaps the one area you could add to you offering would be in the knitting/yarn arts arena. There is so many new ways to express with yarn & fiber! Color, feel, and meaning from a ball of yarn.

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