Bead Soup Book Giveaway

Today we are taking a minute to celebrate Lori Anderson’s new book – Bead Soup! Part of the team of 26 beaders are several ABS editors including Erin Prais-Hintz, Rebecca Anderson, Melanie Brooks, Brandi Hussey and myself.  So let’s throw some confetti!

Cooking inside are 32 creative projects that span a wide range of styles and techniques.  Lori ties it all together with design tips for working with bead soup projects and a a gallery of piping-hot fresh designs from her popular Bead Soup Blog Parties.  It’s so much fun to see the bead soups and what each designer created.  The projects are a complex blend of flavors: styles, colors and designs that will inspire beaders of all skill levels.  As an art bead fan, this book is filled with wonderful examples of unique ways to use focal beads.  It’s a must-have for your bead book library. 

I have a copy of the book for one lucky winner.  Leave a comment below. We’ll pick a random commenter on 10/17. Make sure you we can contact you if you win! 

I’m hosting a blog hop featuring my books that were included in the book.  Check out my blog for details and information on purchasing a kit. 

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55 Comment

  1. Reply
    The Crazier Sister
    October 12, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    OOooohhhHHHHhhh! Please, I'd love to win, gods of Randomness!

  2. Reply
    Lisa L
    October 12, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    Always love looking at the creative designs put together by the challenge!

  3. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 3:20 pm

    Oh please please pleease choose me!! *hopsupanddownexcitedly*

  4. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 3:23 pm

    While I have had a chance to interact with some of these wonderful designers via Etsy, totally missed out on the bead soups these past few months!
    Would LOVE to win and own this book to inspire me in the future:)

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    CinLynn Boutique
    October 12, 2012 at 3:25 pm

    I would LOVE to win!! Here's my email: cynlyn@hotmail.com

  6. Reply
    Jen Ren
    October 12, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    Thanks for chance to win this book! Maybe I'll get lucky this time. 🙂

  7. Reply
    Christine Hansen
    October 12, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    Oh, how delightful would it be to curl up under a cozy blanket with a cuppa tea and this fantastic book?!??? Thanks for the awesome giveaway – AND the fun blog hop! (I can't wait to check out the reveal!)

    chris at christinehansen dot com

  8. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    Awesome. I soooooo want a copy of this book!

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    Kathy Lindemer
    October 12, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    Would absolutely love to win!

  10. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    After participating in three Bead Soup parties, I'm hooked! I would love to win this book and find out what everyone made with their wonderful soups.


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    Meadowland Designs
    October 12, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    Fun fun fun!
    I have always enjoyed seeing the Bead Soup cooking!



  12. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    I would love to win. Here's wishing for a great number from lady luck.

  13. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    Thanks for the great opportunity to get a copy of this book. It would be put to good use!

  14. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    Oh, love it! Thanks for the chance to win a copy! 🙂

  15. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    ooh! It was my first time taking part on the bead soup blog hop this year 🙂

    pookledo at googlemail dot com

  16. Reply
    Millie @ ammjewelry
    October 12, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    Congrats ya'll! I would love a peek inside this book! My email is ammjewelry@gmail.com

  17. Reply
    Sherri Stokey
    October 12, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    I would LOVE to win a copy of this book!

  18. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 8:05 pm

    Would love to win. Got to participate twice. Was a ball.

  19. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    Oh, I would love to win! 🙂 I've been itching to get my hands on this book! 🙂

  20. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    What a way to celebrate… thanks for the chance..

  21. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    I also hope to win this wonderful giveaway:) Who knows?

  22. Reply
    October 12, 2012 at 10:20 pm

    Yes please!I <3 Lori,Bead Soup,and all the fun we've all been having! (ElenaAdams1992@yahoo.com)Thanx!:)

  23. Reply
    Creative Atelier
    October 12, 2012 at 11:05 pm

    I would love, love, love to win this book! You can email me using my contact page: http://www.creativeatelier.net/contact.html
    Thank you!!

  24. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 1:10 am

    Would really love to see how a handful of beads becomes a work of art. I could really use all the tips in the book!

  25. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 2:30 am

    Wow, I'd love a chance to win this one! 🙂

  26. Reply
    Sonya R
    October 13, 2012 at 2:36 am

    Wow – looks good – congrats on your new book.

  27. Reply
    sandi m
    October 13, 2012 at 7:24 am

    It was so much fun following the party last week – would love to see all the soup recipes.

  28. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 9:53 am

    Good luck on your new book…I would love to win a copy.

  29. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 12:19 pm

    Would love to win a copy of this book! Please enter my name in the draw! Thanks Lynne

  30. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Bee Craft Inspirations, under the Page 2 post on Oct. 13, 2012. Thanks again.

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    Designed by Vera
    October 13, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    I know it is a great book. Would love to win it! designedbyvera@gmail.com

  32. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Would love to win this book!!!!!!! Thanks for the giveaway.

  33. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    I just saw this post and told my husband, "you know, this is a book i would love to get as a present one day…" … hint hint…

    Looks fabulous!

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    Jennifer P
    October 13, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    This books looks great! I'm always looking for inspiration and I'm sure this book is filled with it!
    cspmom at gmail dot com

  35. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    Thank you for offering this wonderful book as a giveaway! I know we all would love to be the winner but I hope that I am the "random" one this time.

    Fingers crossed!


  36. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 3:56 pm

    Thanks so much for this wonderful opportunity!!

    lunrei at yahoo dot com

  37. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    Wonderful giveaway and what a nice way to honor Lori's lovely book. The peeks at all the inspiring designs has been such fun. Would love to win a copy of the book.

    gembouquet at gmail dot com

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    Charis Designs
    October 13, 2012 at 5:08 pm

    Loved being part of the BSBP with Lori- so excited for her first book 🙂 Christie

  39. Reply
    Manola Maria
    October 13, 2012 at 7:46 pm

    Last week I participated in the Bead Soup Book Blog Tour and I had so much fun. I had the chance to take a look at some sneak peeks of the pieces featured in the book and I'm so intrigued to see , what everybody has created with their bead soup. After all I've always been a fan of Bead Soups.

  40. Reply
    Erin S
    October 13, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    I'd love to win Lori's book! So fun!

  41. Reply
    Sandra Young
    October 13, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    Even though I have the book I'd love a chance at a second one to give my sister!

  42. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 9:37 pm

    This looks like wonderful inspiration. Big congratulations to Lori!

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    Karen Martinez
    October 13, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    I am a book worm and what better than a great book to inspire my creativity. Thanks for the opportunity.

  44. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 11:23 pm

    I hope lady luck favors me, I would love this!!


  45. Reply
    Ashleigh Becker
    October 13, 2012 at 11:23 pm

    Great giveaway! I'd love to win this book with contributions from awesome artists.

  46. Reply
    October 13, 2012 at 11:23 pm

    from what I heard, the book is fantastic, count me in, please!!

    Joana-Gloria, yana_ven@yahoo.gr

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    Karen Martinez
    October 13, 2012 at 11:23 pm

    A great book to inspire creativity. Thanks for the chance to WIN!!!!

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    Klassy Joolz
    October 14, 2012 at 12:43 am


  49. Reply
    October 14, 2012 at 4:13 am

    Wow, this is on my Christmas list!!! I hope Santa comes early!! LOL
    swopemelmel @ aol dot com

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    Lucid Moon Studio
    October 14, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    Still need a copy of this book…hope I win one!!

  51. Reply
    October 14, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    I am just getting back to beading after a long hiatis. I need all the inspiration and help I can get.
    Would love to win a copy of the book.

  52. Reply
    October 15, 2012 at 2:07 am

    I have been wanting this book. I hope I win!

  53. Reply
    Creations by Kari
    October 15, 2012 at 6:21 am

    Would sooo love to win a copy of this book!

  54. Reply
    October 15, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    How I would love to win a copy of this book…let me count the ways! Pretty Please!!

  55. Reply
    Jamie Leigh Martin
    October 17, 2012 at 1:38 am

    Been trying to win this for ages!

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