MAKING || HANDMADE WINTER eBOOK RELEASE & GIVEAWAY!!!!

Monday, December 9, 2013

Handmade Winter eBook || A Creative Mamas Collaboration
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I'm so excited to tell you all about Handmade Winter - a very special project that I was so lucky to be involved in!

Handmade Winter: A Season to Gather, Make & Share eBook by the Creative Mamas Collaboration is here! I've been drooling over my copy ever since I got to see it! Such an amazing and wonderful collaboration of talented ladies and I feel so honored to be included! This gorgeous eBook just shines with the love and passion for home, family, handmade and inspiration. Every page just begs you to turn to the next one. The cover alone makes me want to curl up on the couch with my fave quilt with the fireplace on and a cup of tea in hand, to sit and reflect and read this special eBook.

Handmade Winter eBook || A Creative Mamas Collaboration

The talented women who worked to bring Handmade Winter to all of you are some of the most inspiring, loving and generous women I've had the pleasure of meeting and working with. It was so fun to see what everyone brought to the table and what ideas sparked from all of our conversations. The end result was above and beyond what I could have imagined and I'm just blown away by the sheer awesomeness of these gals! The words gather, make & share truly resonate with all of us creative mamas on a daily basis and we're so excited to share this book filled with recipes, crafts, sewing, jewelry, essays, poetry and more with all of you!!!!

Would you like to see more of the inside of Handmade Winter? Yay! Keep reading to see some sneak peeks of the eBook below!

Handmade Winter eBook || A Creative Mamas Collaboration
The eBook is easily broken down into 3 sections.

Under Gather you can find...

DRINK 
This was one of my favorite sections of the book! I seriously am trying every one of these bevvies! Each one is more delicious than the last! I think I squealed with delight when I saw these. I'm always on the lookout for a new "adult" bevvie during the holidays.
EAT
From soup, salad, veggies, chicken & more you cannot go wrong with any of these recipes!
SAVOR
Cookies, masala chai, and did I say cookies? LOL! This section is just delish!
HOST
Learn how to host a favorite things party as well as a winter cookie exchange.

Handmade Winter eBook || A Creative Mamas Collaboration
 Handmade Winter eBook || A Creative Mamas Collaboration

Then we come to MAKE...

There are so many fun crafts and goodies to make. Walnut fairies, leather jewelry, chalkboard blocks whimsical winter decorations and more!

And under SHARE...

You've got my super fun quilted coasters (4 different patterns), cushions, felted tablet cover, child's maxi skirt...and the list goes on!
Handmade Winter eBook || A Creative Mamas Collaboration
That's not it though! In between the projects and recipes there is gorgeous photography, essays, and poetry. It truly is a gorgeous eBook.


http://www.e-junkie.com/264210/product/493389.php
HOW MUCH IS IT & WHAT'S INSIDE?
For just $15.00 you can get the Handmade Winter eBook filled with 50+ patterns, tutorials, recipes, crafts and more!!! So much good stuff to keep you making all through the winter season. To see the entire Handmade Winter Table of Contents for all projects included, click here. 

WHO ARE THE CONTRIBUTORS?
21 talented and creative women came together to form Handmade Winter (including myself)...



|| HOW TO ENTER ||
Simply leave me a comment letting me know what your favorite thing to make/bake/cook during the winter season.

|| RULES ||
You must leave a valid email address in your comment or you will be disqualified. Giveaway is open until Sunday, December 15th, 2013, midnight PST.

I hope you all enjoy a Handmade Winter as much as we did putting it together. It's such a special collaboration and I'm so excited for you all to see it!!! Find out more details and purchase your own copy of Handmade Winter here for just $15! Enjoy!!!

You can always keep track and join in with us and the other creative mamas on social media using hashtag #creativemamas and #handmadewinter on Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook & more!

Handmade Winter eBook || A Creative Mamas Collaboration

87 comments:

  1. I love to bake cookies in the winter. I try new recipes all the time, but every year we have to make my mom's sugar cookies and paint them with egg yolk or evap. milk & food coloring "paint"

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  2. What an awesome book, and fabulous post Shannon! You broke it down so well, it truly is lovely.

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  3. I love to make Red Velvet Cake! lisamcgriff (at) Hotmail (dot) com

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  5. My favourite thing to bake in winter is Danish brown cookies. The sound, well, brown, but they are delicious!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    Lisejackson000 at gmail dot com

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  6. I love baking Christmas cookies!

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  7. My new favorite thing is knitting in the winter! It's a new-found hobby but I just love it! aalcorn5 at gmail dot com

    thanks!

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  8. I love this! My fave thing to do in winter actually revolves around the holiday season -- every year, my daughter and I make a handmade ornament. We've done it three years now. It's a special time for just the two of us and I can tell that it's a tradition she's beginning to cherish. It makes my heart swell just to write that...... mvrodin@yahoo.com

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  9. Sounds fabulous!

    I love Christmas baking. One of my favourite things to make and share is peppermint bark. mmmmmm.

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  10. I love putting together craft kits for all the little ones in my life- my kids love helping assemble the kits- speculating that their friends will like the crafts as much as they did!

    sharilyn.plainjane@gmail.com

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  11. I know this is strange, but I love to make fruit cake every holiday

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  12. What a beautiful collaboration. The photos are lovely! My favorite thing to make would be dough ornaments. My girls made them when they were young and now my grands are doing the same. So many teachable moments from mixing, measuring, cutting and painting. And all that beautiful (and silly) chatter throughout Paula.jestings@gmail.com!

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  13. Wow such a wonderful book!!! I love working with felt and quilting during the winter months, baking bread and making soups, all comfy cozy things. Thank you for the chance to win! Have a Merry Christmas sew4you57(at)gmail(dot)com

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  14. This looks fantastic! My favourite things to make/bake/cook over December are shortbread cookies and mulled wine. I try to limit both to December otherwise it's too dangerous! (My email is mdachsel [at] gmail [dot] com.

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  15. Would love to have a copy thanks for the opportunity!
    whytebungalow@gmail.com

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  16. I love to bake bread! Thanks! jdgough(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  17. I love baking peppernuts, a family tradition. This is a beautiful book! peteinportland (at) gmail (dot) com

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  18. I love to make tiny sugar cookies and wrap them up for friends ;)

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  19. I love making my mom's spice cookies. theharts(at)windstream(dot)net

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  20. I love baking gingerbread cookies as the smell fills the house!!!

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  21. My Favourite things to do in the Winter Season are:
    1. Knitting as much as I can. ^.^
    2. Baking batches and batches of butter cookies for Christmas!

    Such a wonderful giveaway!

    Good luck to all!

    jenn@akiko.ca

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  22. My favorite thing to cook during winter is cookies! Also, knitting takes up a large portion of the winter season!

    tamarashelley@gmail.com

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  23. I make a steamed Christmas pudding every year to take to my aunt's on Christmas Eve. It wouldn't be Christmas without it and I always look forward to my aunt's smile when she takes her first bite. She's the best auntie ever and worth all the fogged windows as it steams for hours. : )

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  24. Mary Ann in Vermont,December 9, 2013 at 1:13 PM

    Love all things homemade during the winter! I make quilts and cook soups!

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  25. This ebook looks so super-cute. I'd love to win a copy! I always busy myself knitting up hats and mittens in the winter. My 3 boys ages 10 8 and 8 always find a way to loose them, so good to have a stash.

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  26. WOW that looks super inspirational! I love making baking gift baskets during the winter season. Its a wonderful way to share that christmas feeling. Nothing beats home baked cookies.

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  27. I love to bake cookies, try different recipes every year. And experiment wih hot chocolate. And of course....knit!!!

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  28. I love making peppermint cheesecake! It feels like christmas is the only time of year where it's ok to eat that much cheesecake to yourself! Happy Holidays!

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  29. What a lovely idea for a book! I like to cook stews during winter time, everything into one pot and bubbling away. :o) Of course for Christmas there's always baking cookies, many different kinds. I love the snowflakes on the chocolate cookies, looks very festive.

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  30. My favorite thing that is baked in the winter is cheesey potatoes. My sisters and I LOVE them and really look forward to eating them at Christmas time!

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  31. I love making cookies and candies for Christmas. I use one of my grandma's recipes to make peanut butter balls.

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  32. I like making dips for our family get togethers.especially seven layer bean dip.

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  33. I love making new, unique ornaments every year. Thanks for the opportunity!

    prefontained (at) gmail (dot) com

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  34. I love to make my buttery sugar cookies. Yum!

    Angie (dot) smith (at) q (dot) com

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  35. I love making sugar cookies and decorating them with friends!

    mckinstry.amy [at] gmail.com

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  36. I love the concept of this book! Congratulations! Krista(dot)hennebury(at)shaw(dot)ca

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  37. I love making wool anything. Cowls, sweaters, fingerless gloves... There is no such thing as too much wool.

    What a lovely book. I always enjoy your site.

    charlottelstatmedotcom

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  38. I love to make cookies, especially the ones my mom has always made for Christmas. Yummy, buttery and covered in chocolate sand sprinkles.

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    1. and my email, because I can read is ssc8112000(at)yahoo(dot)com.

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  39. What a beautiful book! The photos are so inspiring. Oh how I love to make stuff! I knit all year-round, but in the winter, the woolier the better and I do try to knit gifts whenever possible. I also love making my family's favourite Christmas baking: espresso shortbread, chocolate fudge, sucre a la creme, gingergbread star cookies, butter tarts, and a new tradition for us in the last couple of years, tourtiere on Christmas Eve.

    Thanks for a great giveaway!
    austadtrish99@gmail.com

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  40. I always make soups in the winter. Usually 2 pots at a time and I stock of my freezer with several different kinds in ziplock bags of 1-2 servings. Love love soup in the winter! tilleybl@aol.com

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  41. I love making shortbread biscuits at Christmas time :)

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  42. I love making handmade ornaments to put on the tree!!

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  43. My favorite thing to make for others is my own cranberry nut bread.

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  44. Banana and pumpkin bread are fall staples... And apple pies. Next, sewing costumes for the kids. Then sewing ornaments and gifts, baking sugar cookies, and

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  45. Big pots of chili!
    Estelledomingos (at) gmail (dot) com

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  46. I love to make mincemeat tarts with cream cheese icing - my grandmother's recipe. I only ever want them during the winter, and make sure to use lots of brandy!!! heatherart@gmail.com

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  47. I love knitting small projects for friends. Mittens, handwarmers, hats. Sometimes socks :)

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  48. I love knitting socks in winter; lots of socks!

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  49. I´m making winter hats for my girls, and love baking chocolate cakes!
    isabel_mbpp@hotmail.com

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  50. Beautiful! I love to knit socks for my husband each year.

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  51. Love making homemade fudge for the neighbors! Evin5 at aol dot com

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  52. I love to make Christmas candy and cookies, knit gifts for special people (usually well after the holidays because I don't plan very well), and indulge in my new hobby, quilting! This eBook looks like a lot of fun. Congratulations!
    vmamma@hotmail.com

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  53. I love making pecan cookies! This book looks great.
    mmargarcia84@gmail.com

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  54. You have been one busy Mumma!! This ebook looks so lovely. It's summer over here but I do love to bake cookies during the holidays (no matter how hot it is outside) as it makes me think of where I grew up in the USA.

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  55. my favorite thing to make is biscuits. but everyone requests dutch apple pie!

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  56. I love to bake sugar cookies and gingerbread cookies …
    Thank you for the chance

    melani
    hippolicious at hotmail dot com

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  57. This is all kinds of wonderful!!! My favorite thing to do during the holidays is baking and of course making handmade presses for my family.

    Thank you for the great giveaway!!!

    Venus
    venusperez1@mac.com

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  58. I love making apple pie!

    jenlovescali@gmail.com

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  59. I love to make mint hot chocolate!
    Julie- intrepidtwins at gmail

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  60. I love to make microwave caramels, knit Chistmas gifts for my family, and knit warm hats for charity.
    Knittoday(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  61. A lovely giveaway!
    I like to make a beef stew with dumplings to eat and I like to make little ornaments for my tree.
    sandrarumsey@btinternet.com

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  62. My favorite thing to cook and eat during winter is what we call rubble-lump potato soup. It is a basic creamy potato soup with flour and egg dumplings added at the end of the cooking stage. Soooooo warm and total comfort food. npslux@gmail.com

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  63. I love to make chicken and dumplings - great warm up food.

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  64. I love to knit hats and mittens for my family during the winter, it makes me feel as though I'm helping to protect them from the cold with love!! lgcorbet(at)dal(dot)ca

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  65. I enjoy knitting and crocheting scarves, hats and mittens and sewing mini ornament gift tags for gifts. I also look forward to filling up trays with made from scratch cookies, candy and fudge for the neighbors and my husband's coworkers to enjoy.

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  66. HELLO, it is cookies-almond-flavored butter cookies to cut in shapes,bake+ice!
    Thanks for sharing!
    MERRY CHRISTMAS!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  67. I love to make the no-fail fudge with the marshmallow crème! It is the only time of year I make it.
    Sandy A

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  68. Oh so lovely! (=

    My favorites to
    make - decoration all around the house and a lot of family crafting projects
    bake - coockies!
    cook - hot heartwarming soup <3

    Have a nice Day,

    greetings,
    melly
    dasregenbogenkind@yahoo.com

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  69. I love making homemade truffles!

    jessicarwarfield at gmail dot com

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  70. I love making my Mom's shortbread! m.j.mahoo at gmail dot com

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  71. I love the smell of bread baking and I have to make my mothers choc. fudge.
    smjohns63 at yahoo dot com

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  72. We make Nanaimo bars at Christmas. We have to limit ourselves to only over the holidays. It makes them a really special treat and keeps our pants fitting for the rest of the year!
    The book looks great! Congrats!
    SarahG
    RavId: violingirl76

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  73. I love to make snickerdoodles! My favorite! :) shaenaot@gmail.com

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  74. I love baking my peanut butter blossom cookies...yum!

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  75. i love making homemade caramels for xmas!
    berly at uw dot edu

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  76. Making hot chocolate in the winter is my favorite!

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  77. My favorite is amaretto brownies!
    larissaesq@gmail.com

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  78. I love to make sugar frosted cookies with family and friends :)

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  79. I love making soft ginger molasses cookies with fresh grated ginger. Yuuuuuuuum. emleeread@gmail.com

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  80. My favorite thing to bake in the winter is gingerbread muffins. My favorite thing to make at the holidays is Almond Butter Toffee.

    (thekittyknitterATverizonDOTnet)

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  81. I'm just seeing this now? Boy I'm behind on blogs, I'm too busy.
    But I've just bought the book and can't wait to explore it.
    Happy New Year!!!

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