02 June 2011

weeklygiveaway: 4 4x6 prints by carlotta

last week's winner:
#39, Kady.
congrats! please email me.


Carlotta is one of my very favorite bloggers, and I love her photography to death. One lucky winner will win not one, not two, but FOUR 4x6" prints of any four photos from her shop! I want.

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Tell us a little bit about yourself. 
My name is Carlotta. I'm a blogger (pastor's girl's ponderings), writer, photographer, designer, and the daughter of a pastor. I call the wind swept plains of Oklahoma my home, and while I'm content to live in the city, there's that part of me that longs to live a life of simplicity out in the country. I blame it on the fact that I was born and spent the first nine years of my life in southeast Texas -- I still consider myself a Texan.
Everywhere I look, I see beauty. Capturing my life and expressing myself through photography is like a balm to the creative wants of my soul. Without a camera in hand, I'd be lost. 
Words fascinate me. In a combination of a few simple letters, so many things can be conveyed. Words define us. And sculpting words to form something beautiful, a work of art, is a passion of mine.
Even though it's blurred when it gets tough, I'm hopelessly in love with life and this chance we have to make an impact on the world.
It's a pleasure to meet you.

What do you most enjoy creating? 
My favorite things to create are photographs. While my people don't generally consider photographers as artists, we really are. We may not paint with brush strokes, but we instead paint with light, color, and perspective. The satisfying feeling of a photograph that turned out perfectly is my favorite.

What inspires you? 
Everything. Life inspires me. People inspire me. Nature inspires me. Many people automatically pin only negative thoughts to blogging, feel guilty about it. While there are a few not-so-great things about it, the good far outweighs the bad. Without blogging, I wouldn't pay so much attention to the little things and discover what it truly means to be inspired. That may sound a bit silly, but it's really true for me.

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please leave a separate comment for each entry.
the winner will be announced at the top of next week's giveaway.
they will have 48 hours to respond, or a new winner will be drawn.
i pick the winner using random.org, it's completely fair.
you may only enter until midnight on Wednesday, so hurry up! :)

REQUIRED ENTRY:
pick a favorite photo
and say why you like it.

+1 EXTRA ENTRY
follow HorseFeathers
&
have either the HF button or the Giveaway button
in your sidebar or "good reads" list
{these are found under the "share the love"
section in my sidebar}

+1 EXTRA ENTRY
follow carlotta's blog
and/or twitter (leave username)

+ 1 EXTRA ENTRY
blog, tweet, or post on Facebook about this giveaway
{please leave the link}

ONLY IN THE USA this time, sorry!

Good luck lovelies!
xoxo

94 comments:

  1. I love the "at the river" print.

    katietamblingson at yahoo dot com

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  2. I follow carlotta's wonderful blog!

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  3. All the prints are gorgeous, but I think my favorite is "book love". I just love the vintage look, the soft colour, and the fact that it's a photo of a book ;)

    I'm glad I'm in the U.S so I can enter this! Normally I wouldn't be able to :)

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  4. I think "The Globe" picture is so pretty. Just goes to show that anything can make a beautiful picture.

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  5. I follow Pastor's girl's ponderings!

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  6. I love this print:
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/69787615/the-globe-8x10
    It makes me want to travel so bad!

    ;)

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  7. I follow you and I have the horsefeathers button in my "good reads" list!

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  8. My favorite one is the 'book love' photo--so pretty! I love how old the book looks. I <3 vintage things!

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  9. I am a faithful follower of pastor's girls ponderings :)

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  10. I follow hf and have the link in my accordion menu. http://megan-thelifeofagirl.blogspot.com

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  11. I follow carlotta's blog (love!)

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  12. My favorite photo is xoxo! I love how simple it looks!

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  13. I posted about this giveaway here:

    http://bellaskyephotography.blogspot.com/2011/06/photo-contest-winners.html

    (it's at the bottom)

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  14. I follow of Horsefeathers and your blog is listed under my "Inspiration" list!

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  15. I love the "At The River" Photograph. I love the lighting in that one. A runner up would be the spring flowers=D

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  16. I already follow Carlotta's Blog

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  17. yay! what a great giveaway! love love love it. if I won, I would choose the print at the river for one of my four. ;) I like it because it is so beautiful, and it looks like I could reach in and grab it. So clear & beautiful! ♥

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  18. I follow HF, and have your button on my blog.

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  19. I follow Carlotta's blog too.

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  20. I already follow you both, woohoo!
    I tweeted the giveaway, (http://twitter.com/#!/goskandmaggles)
    and...My favorite photo is the Globe. the colors are lovely, AND its partially of Oregon, my home! :))

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  21. I LOVE the limes and the "unfocused" shots. hopped over here from a tweet via pastorsgirl your blog is SO adorable!!

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  22. My favorite is the "Book Love" . Must be the inner bookwork in me :)

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  23. my favourite is either the xoxo one of the candy hearts or the book one :) I like them because the colours are so calm and relaxing!

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  24. My favorite photo would have to be "book love." The whole idea of the two pages forming heart makes me feel happy. ^_^

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  25. I definitely love 'the doorknob' <3

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  26. I have your button on my 'good reads' page.

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  27. I love the "Limes" photograph! It's so clean and fresh!

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  28. I follow you and have your button my blog.

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  29. I follow carlotta's blog!

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  30. The "Lace" photograph is so vintage looking. I'm going to say it's my favorite!

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  31. And I'm a follower (stalker) of Carlotta's Blog.

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  32. I also stalk ofHorseFeathers. I'm in the process of starting a blog. If I had one, it would possess the ofHorseFeathers blog button.

    Tata

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  33. I love them all, but my favorite would have to be "spring flowers". I love taking photos of flowers myself and the soft pink color is so pretty.

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  34. Love the print 'unfocused' because it's amazing and I love the look :D

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  35. I follow Pastor's Girl's Ponderings!

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  36. I really like "Spring Flowers". The flowers make me feel...refreshed.

    I'm a ofhorsefeathers stalker. I have your button in my "Blogroll". I also followed Carlotta's blog.

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  37. my favorite photo is the "limes" one. I think I like it so much because it's my favorite color!

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  38. I follow HF and have the giveaway button on my sidebar.

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  39. I love the globe. Traveling= my favorite thing in the world, and it's a lovely photo.

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  40. ....annnnd I follow Carlotta on Twitter (username katie_esther)

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  41. I love her making noodles photo because it reminds me of making noodles on Thanksgiving with my grandma! :)

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  42. I have HF on my "blogs i love" tab.

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  43. I follow Pastor's Girl's Ponderings!

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  44. I am head over heels for 'the globe'. *swoon*

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  45. I follow and added the button to my sidebar.

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  46. And I've followed carlotta's blog for the longest time ;).

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  47. My favorite is the lace photo. Probably because I have a general obsession with lace. That is all. :)

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  48. I also follow Carlotta's blog

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  49. I also follow Horsefeathers :)

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  50. I love Carlotta's picture of the book with the pages in the shape of a heart. So simple and cute. The lighting is great. :)

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  51. Scratch that last one. I follow horsefeathers AND have the button on my blogs I heart page.

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  52. I follow Carlotta's blog and Twitter. (Violinest16)

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  53. I LOVE "Spring Flowers" they're so pretty! :)
    -Rachel Lynn
    rachelhuffmaster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  54. I follow HF via GFC!
    -Rachel Lynn
    rachelhuffmaster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  55. Your giveaway button is on my sidebar!
    -Rachel Lynn
    rachelhuffmaster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  56. I'd probably pick this picture::http://www.etsy.com/listing/68717045/book-love-8x10

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  57. I love spring flowers because the flowers are beautiful and such a pretty color. =]

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  58. I follow you, of course -- and your button is on my good reads list.

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  59. And I follow Carlotta's blog. ;)

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  60. I like her sprinkler rainbow print. Because it seems like a rainbow puts a smile on people's faces.

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  61. i just love "making noodles". gorgeous!

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  62. My favorite photo from the shop is either the Spring Flowers one, or At the River. Both so beautiful! I love photos that evoke the simpleness and loveliness of pure nature.


    ~Liz B

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  63. I follow HF! And I have your button on my reading list page.


    ~Liz B

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  64. And finally, I follow Carlotta's blog. :)

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  65. I absolutely LOVE "limes" and "the globe"

    "limes" is so summery and I love "the globe" because it really reminds me of family summer vacations. :)

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  66. I posted about this giveaway.

    http://hope-hisforhope.blogspot.com/2011/06/some-favorite-things.html

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  67. Woah! You can afford a WEEKLY GIVAWAY?!?! Dude, this girl MUST be f*****g rich! Olivia C., do you come from old money, or new?

    Rock on!
    ~The Insolitus Lupus

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  68. @Lupus: Haha, I come from zero money. People donate to the giveaways for publicity. :)

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  69. Fun giveaway! ;)

    My favorite print in her shop is:
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/70028937/spring-flowers?ref=v1_other_1

    I love the simplistic beauty of the flowers and the vibrant colors in this photo.

    Blessings!
    ~Moriah

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  70. I follow you, and your weekly giveaway button is on my sidebar! :)

    ~Moriah

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