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hi everyone, I am back on facebook - you can link to it from the sidebar. I will be adding different content - as well the blog is linked to it - so please follow me there from your facebook account.
I wanted to celebrate 1000 posts with a giveaway. this triangle tote bag is one of my popular ones and I think you will enjoy using it. it's has quickly been my favourite bag. you will have till sunday June 5th at 10pm EST to leave a comment. thanks again for visiting me - I appreciate everyone's support and kindness!
here's to hoping I can keep this up for another 1000 posts. xxa
p.s. as another thank you - if you are signed up for our newsletter I will be notifying you of a sale next week.

186 comments:

  1. Congratulations!

    Count me in.

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  2. Congratulations on 1000! And thanks for sharing a bit of your world with us through these posts! I love all your creations but I love love LOVE this tote bag! Come on lucky number 2!!

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  3. beautiful textiles! thanks for the giveaway :)!

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  4. Congratulations! 1000 posts is amazing! And your bag is beautiful as always x

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  5. Dear Arounna,
    Your blog is my 'first virtual visit' every day. The tote bag is stunning. Hope this is my lucky give away! Lisa x

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  6. What a gorgeous bag; I love your work! With thanks and best wishes, I submit my comment :)

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  7. Congratulations bah blog! Wishes for another 1000 posts.
    Thank you for the giveaway.
    Olympia

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  8. I love your work! Congratulations.Warmest wishes...
    leah x

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  9. Happy 1000 posts! What a beautiful bag :)

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  10. It's such a lovely bag and I love the pattern on it. You'll somebody very happy with it. It's nice of you to give it away. Congratulations on your 1000th post!

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  11. congrats on 1000! thank you so much for all the lovely and inspiring posts <3 the triangle tote bag is one of my favourites..crossing fingers :) have a nice week.

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  12. yay! Congratulations! 1000 posts is mega. Please count me in on the giveaway - huge huge fan! Would love this little tote... be the envy of all who sees! Lou xx

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  13. Congratulations!!!
    Count with me, please! And thanks!

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  14. Congratulations! I've enjoyed each and every one of the last 500 (I think that's about when I started to read your blog). Thank you for sharing your creative family life with us!

    p.s. i love your triangle bag ...

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  15. Beautiful work and a very beautiful bag.

    I would wear with pride :)

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  16. Congratulations! This is always such an inspiring space to visit!

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  17. i could never have enough bookhou bags
    i use them everyday
    xo

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  18. ooh aah. What a lovely giveaway. Thank you! 1000 posts is a lot. You are on my daily reads list - I love reading about your process and seeing your new creations - and you take great photos.

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  19. Congratulations and looking forward to more and more of Bookhou at home!

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  20. congratulations on your 1000th post! I've so enjoyed visiting you here (seeing as I'm not close enough to visit your bricks and mortar shop on a regular basis).

    I love the bag, but please don't put my name in the giveaway draw. I've been the lucky winner of some great giveaways lately (especially the Rubia Weld scarf) and I think it's someone else's turn for a bit of luck.

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  21. Happy 1000! I've been following you in the background for quite a while now and I so much like what you're doing... Up to the next 1000, I would say! Congrats!

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  22. Bravo Arounna!!!

    Thank you for your generosity and your daily inspiration on so many fronts. I would love to sport this beautiful bag on my shoulder!

    xine

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  23. What a great way to celebrate 1000 posts! I've just recently found your blog and it's become part of my daily regime. Love it! Keep up the great work.

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  24. Congrats for the 1000 blogposts! I love this bag!It is my favourite of your designs.
    Please include me in the giveaway.
    AriadnefromGreece!

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  25. nice blog, nice bag, thanks for sharing :-) greetings from very sunny Belgium. this bag would be great to take with me on a beachpicknick...byebye!

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  26. Wow - what an amazing giveaway. You are limitless, I can't believe you have added another form of communication (facebook) to your already busy schedule. Congratulations on your 1000 post - I like that they are posted so early in the day!

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  27. There's a reason why it's your most popular, it's an amazing pattern!

    Congratulations Arounna, here's to more creation, prosperous time and lots of natural dyeing!

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  28. congratulations on 1000 posts! yours is one of my favorite blogs to check in on. and that bag is am-AZ-ing!

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  29. Cheers for the 1000 posts and to many more! Your work is so inspiring! Keep going Arounna! Thanks for the amazing giveaway.

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  30. Yeah for 1,000! And yeah for a generous giveaway!!

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  31. Congratulations for 1000 posts! This is a great bag :)

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  32. lovely way to celebrate! it reminds me of the german tradition of treating everyone else with cake etc on your birthday. here's to 1000 more!
    tawnya

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  33. yay 1,000! thanks for the chance to win!

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  34. Wow, 1000 posts! I am at 30 something....and THAT seems like a lot. Well congratulations, and I really like the look of that bag!

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  35. Congratulations on 1,000 posts. I look forward to your posts every morning! Love the bag!

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  36. Congratulations on 1000!!!
    The tote is just perfect.

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  37. Congratulations!!!! Such a beautiful tote bag, you are such a talent and so generous. Have a wonderful weekend! Thanks, Melanie

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  38. Oh! Congrats!

    I've been salivating over that bag - it's amazing. I'm in!

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  39. Congrats. I am new here so I look forward to checking out your blog more thoroughly.

    I'd love to win this amazing bag. Looks perfect for all the junk I seem to have to carry with me!!!

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  40. 1000 amazing posts! here's to 100,000 more! Thank you so much for the inspiration Arounna. Visiting your blog is one of the highlights of my day ♥
    A chance to win a gorgeous bookhou bag??? Count me in! :)

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  41. Happy thousand!!!!!i love ur work! would love to flaunt that bag too!:-)

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  42. congrats on 1000 posts! what a sweet and generous give away in its honor! i am a bag-o-holic and love your totes, so i would be more than pleased if i won it! have a lovely day!

    xo

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  43. Congratulations on your thousandth post! Love following your blog and love the beautiful creations... the bag is gorgeous.

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  44. Congrats! This tote is one of my favs as well!

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  45. Yipeee....Skippy.... woof woof.
    Tail wags,
    ~moose

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  46. congrats Arounna! your work is lovely and always inspiring. i've been dreaming of a bookhou tote for awhile... thanks for the lovely giveaway!

    warmest wishes, xo

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  47. Congrats! Your work is truly inspiring! :)

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  48. Awesome giveaway! I'm a huge fan of your work and your blog. I just wish I lived closer to your gallery to see your up-coming Migration show. Have a good one!
    Best wishes from Kansas!

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  49. Wow!! I'm SO HAPPY to have found your blog! I'm your newest fan - am loving your beautiful works of art.....and boy do I **love** (and need) your totebag! Congrats on 1000, and here's to 1000 more! Cheers!

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  50. congratulations and welcome back to FB! A girl can never have too many tote bags! Me please! :D :D :D

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  51. Congrats and I just found your blog and am in love with it...I would love to win the totebag!

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  52. Congrats on a 1000 posts!

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  53. Absolutely lovely bags! Making me dream...

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  54. Congrats arounna!

    Keep up the amazing work. We <3 it all!

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  55. Yay for 1000 posts! That's awesome! Great giveaway! :-)

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  56. 1000 posts!! wow!!! It is a big number!!!! This isone of my favorite totes!!! THANK YOU for such generosity!!!

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  57. Your friend Geninne mentioned your blog on Facebook and I thought I'd check it out. Glad I followed her lead. Your work is beautiful!

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  58. WOW Congratulations Arounna!!
    I want this beautiful bag, thank you !! XD

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  59. WooHoo!! 1000 posts is amazing! And you always have the best giveaways too. Thanks!

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  60. Wow, 1000! Congratulations! Count me in.

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  61. Congratulations! That's a great accomplishment!

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  62. Now, that's a nice looking bag! Congratulations on your 1,000th post. Thanks for the chance at such a nice giveaway.

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  63. Congratulations! This is wonderful.
    Count me in!

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  64. Congrats, You are well on your way to your next thousand. Hugs to you and yours!!! Sherry

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  65. Great 1000! Thanks for this nice giveaway! Your blog is on top of my favorites!

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  66. You do beautiful work! Thank you for the chance to win the bag.

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  67. What a beautiful bag! I love your work!

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  68. I know someone who really love this tode bag... so...

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  69. Et longue vie!! Bravo Arounna et merci pour donner de la poesie à nos jours!
    Avoir ce sac? Trop envie!!!!!

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  70. Ooooh hope to win this! It's beautiful!!!

    Chia, a Malaysian fan studying in Zurich

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  71. Congrats!!

    This is my favorite bag that you have - I would love to have it!!

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  72. Congratulations!
    I'll be reading your next 1000 posts!

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  73. Congratulations!
    Your site is very inspirational.
    I have been reminded how satisfying it is to sew something beautiful.

    I have definitely had my eye on one of those bags too!
    ~Kind regards

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  74. I'm in awe! 1000 posts...amazing! I just have 29 :) I'd give this gorgeous bag a good home and a thank-you post which would bring my total up to 30!

    Thanks for always holding such generous giveaways Arounna.

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  75. Beautiful, simple and lovely designs. Love your work (and would love the bag too!!) :)
    All the best from the South
    Leti

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  76. Beautiful work...my favorite color schemes and graphic design. Triangle bag is wow.

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  77. Congratulations, Arounna, it's always a joy and inspiration to read your posts. Thank you!

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  78. It's good to get to know your work!

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  79. this is a great little tote - fingers crossed this is my lucky day! congrats on 1000! mm

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  80. Wow~~1000 posts, amazing! Congratulations and thanks for your generosity in giving away this beautiful bag. And thanks to a little bird called Geninne for letting us know ;-)

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  81. I love your blog. I love the bag (its my favourite). I'm looking forward to reading the next 1000 posts (whew, it sounds a lot when you write it like that!), and I look forward to seeing you on Facebook. More Bookhou in my day? Yes please. ;)

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  82. Beautiful bag, count me in!

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  83. Your work continues to inspire. Wish I lived closer so I could visit the store & take classes. It would be an honor to win your tote!

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  84. Happy 1000!! I only recently started reading your post and have been hooked ever since. You and your husband produce beautiful work... You are an inspiration to me...thank you! :)

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  85. Wow! 1000 is quite the accomplishment! Congrats

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  86. Congrats on the 1000! This is a great giveaway-yay for the lucky person who will win this!

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  87. your work is beautiful...thanks for the daily inspiration!

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  88. Hola, Hello, Hallo...like your purse so much....please, please, please...choose me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1Yeahhh, have a good day!!!!!!!!!!!

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  89. Congratulations on the aniversary;-)

    I'd love to get the bag along side all the other ;-)

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  90. 1000...wow! Congrats. Thank you for your generosity in providing the tote giveaway. I love the tote's black and white pattern and hope to be the lucky winner. Barbara

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  91. The day I discovered your creative blog will always remain memorable for me. Now somebody, from very far away - that is Poland, follows your blog every day. Congratulations for having 1000 posts! Magda

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  92. Congrats!! Wonderful giveaway, this bag is beautiful, love the black and white pattern.... I hope to be the lucky winner.

    Best wishes from Houston

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  93. i love this bag! i would use this everyday until i wear it out (like what i did with my other bookhou bag).

    xx

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  94. Yay! Happy 1000 and this is a great bag.

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  95. Congratulations! How do you manage to gather all this- kids, home, art, blog? You`ve inspired me in this topic, since I discovered your existance;) You have great kids and your art is excellent. Wish you all the best:)

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  96. Congrats on the 1000th post! I don't know how you do it all! Your products are lovely, and this bag especially--I could definitely think of a few things to put in there!

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  97. Congrtas on reaching this milestone!

    Val :)

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  98. Congratulations on 1000 posts! Wishing you many many more.

    All the best,
    Melissa

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  99. Love this pattern! I have the tea towel but would like to wear it too :) Congrats on 1000 posts!

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  100. Congrats on 1000 posts and also on the latest issue of b.a.h. magazine! Loved John's chair on the cover.

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  101. Congrats! I just bought your Spring Tea Towel, and this tote looks lovely.

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  102. Congratulations!! What a great giveaway!! Fingers crosses!

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  103. Wowee 1000 - now that's something to aspire to.

    You obviously have so much to share and it's wonderful that you take the time to do it.

    xx Felicity
    www.giftsofserendipity.com

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  104. ★ 1000 Congratulations to you! ★
    I found you through Geninne's signpost and am so glad I followed the trail! Just lovely work...you are a gifted artist. Thank you for the giveaway and here's to many thousand more posts!

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  105. Hi Arounna, Congratulations on 1000 fabulous posts! I've been a long time lurker at your beautiful blog (first found over at Bloesm) but a giveaway from Bookhou is just too irresistible not to put my hand up for. So very generous, thank you. Looking forward to the next 1000 posts. x Alisa

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  106. yay!yay!yay!yay!yay!
    congrats
    to
    you!

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  107. congratulations! this is my favourite bag too...

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  108. I've been thinking about buying this bag so now I'm feeling lucky...thanks for the giveaway and congrats!

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  109. congratulations on the 1000 post of a very nice blog of very talented people!

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  110. Congratulations, and please count my name in the drawing for this lovely bag.

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  111. Congratulations on 1000 posts! I look forward to reading your blog every day. I just love the textiles you create. Would love to win this bag! Anne, yourmainestamper

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  112. Congrats on 1000 posts. And nice job because that is a TON of work!

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  113. 1000 wonderful, creative and inspiring posts! I look forward to a new one every day and it always brings a smile on my face, a thought of admiration or leads me to discovering a new blog/artist. Thank you for sharing your ideas, processes, lifestyle, thoughts with us!
    Polina

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  114. I really like this bag. It would be lovely to own it! Can't wait to visit your shop in July. :)

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  115. I love this bag! Congrats, too!

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  116. congrats arounna! that triangle pattern is so simple and beautiful, a pattern that will never go out of style.

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  117. Your posts are inspirational!! Congratz :-))

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  118. congrats!! love the bag :)

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  119. a big congratulations! and the bag looks awesome!

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  120. Congratulations! Thank you for posting so many beautiful things!

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  121. Beautiful bag (like all your works)! Reading your blog is my daily routine - very nice one.

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  122. Congratulations on your 1000th post.. your bag is lovely...wishing you many many more lovely ideas and posts...

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  123. Congratulations...I keep being impressed and inspired by your creative energy every day.

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  124. That bag has been on my wishlist for a long time :)

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  125. Congratulations!
    The bag is simply wonderful! Wish it was mine :)

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  126. Congrats!! 1000 is such a nice number! Hope to get there some day!

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  127. The triangle pattern bag has always been one of my favorites. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  128. Congratulations, wow 1000 posts! I would love to win, this bag is truly gorgeous :)

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  129. I love your artwork on linen! I especially like using the grommets to hang the wall art. Congratulations on 1000 posts and thank you for the great giveaway...I could really use a new tote bag.

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  130. WOW 1000 posts!!!. Congratulations!!, I follow you on facebook. It´s a wonderfull bag and giveaway. Thanks

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  131. Congratulations (and thank you!!) on 1000 posts -- that is so amazing, and I look forward to reading many more of your beautiful + thoughtful posts!!

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  132. Contratulations on your 1000 posts, a great blog, and more importantly, a lovely and growing body of work!

    I love these triangle bags and will have to buy one if I'm not lucky enough to win!

    Thanks for the generousity and wishing you continued success.

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  133. yes, many many congrats! i too adore this tote!

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  134. this is an AMAZING bag arounna! you are so generous!! congratulations on 1000th post!!

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  135. Congratulations on your 1000th post - such a huge accomplishment! And thanks for sharing these little glimpses into your work and life - they have been so inspiring!

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  136. congratulations! i am counting on another 1000 posts, hahaha :) i come here daily, it's like a piece of home and has really grown to my heart. plus, this bag has always been one of my favourites when looking at your things, too. *claps hands*

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  137. Looking forward to another 1000 posts. Love bookhou designs.

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  138. congrats! loooove this bag :)

    pulchrabliss(at)hotmail(dot)com
    -krista

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  139. love love your products! congrats!

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  140. Congratulations! Your work is beautiful.

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  141. Wow! Cheers to you for sticking to it! I´m glad you continue your journal, it´s so inspiring, for wannabe artists like myself. I hope to visit the store or do a workshop someday.
    Keep Blogging.

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  142. Congratulations! That's an awesome milestone! I know my odds are tiny, but that tote is amazing. I couldn't not enter! Thank you.

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  143. Looking forward to the next 1000, Arounna...
    Congratulations!

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  144. Wow, I love this bag! Great pattern and combination of textures ...

    Congrats on 1,000 posts; I've enjoyed reading along :-)

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  145. i love your bags and prints Arounna! i hope one day i can get to 1000 posts too!

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  146. Congratulations! I'm looking forward to receiving my linen wall art that I just ordered from you:)

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  147. Congratulations on the milestone!

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  148. Just like Pollyanna, I'm GLAD you are online.
    Congrats!! Bag is super cool!!

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  149. Thank you so much for existing & for existing online too, Arounna. Well done (and thanks !! and congrats !!) for the 1000 posts, that's a looooot !
    Looking forward to meeting you soon and being able to walk in your shop for reals !
    Thank you for the chance to win your very generous giveaway !
    xoxo

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  150. Congratulations! Funny how there was a time without blogging, and how quickly we can incorporate it into our lives. Would love to win this tote, Thanks for the giveaway!

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  151. Wow that is alot of post :-) And alot of your time you have shared with us. Thank you so much Arounna. Beautiful tote of course.

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  152. I love your blog! I can't believe you've had 1000 posts, that's dedication! I love this bag so much

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  153. Congratulations Arounna!! I'm sure there will be more and more 1000 before long. Your works/creations have always been so attractive to me.

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  154. Congratulations!!! What a great little giveaway... Such a gorgeous little bag.... drool :)

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  155. What a great bag! I love it, and your blog:)

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  156. I love you site and your work. I look forward to stopping by your blog each day. Beautiful bag. Perfect for summer adventures.

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  157. Thank you for sharing your adventures with us, and I'm so happy such beautiful work, (and all your hard work!) is getting the recognition it deserves. Bringing beauty into the world is an important, and necessary task.

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  158. it's been 1000 days of fun seeing your work and following your process, for sure! i love the triangles tote: it can be dressed up or down.

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  159. This bag will be a great addition to my bah collection. Love it and all you do!

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  160. Just yesterday on facebook,on the kindest reconnebdation fron Gennine I got to learn of bookhou and Im smitten already.Love ur work,loooooooove the bag.Will be coming back to see more of what u do.
    xxx

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  161. congratulations! and thankyou for sharing and inspiring!

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  162. This bag is GORGEOUS! (and I love your blog!)

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  163. wow! 1000! thrilling (I wonder if there are 1000 triangles on the tote...?)

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  164. congratulations on 1000 posts
    I enjoy having you part of my day
    that bag is stunning and I would be proud to wear it!

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  165. this bag is gorgeous! your blog is so beautiful and inspiring!

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  166. I will certainly stay with you for the next 1000 posts! Congratulations!

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  167. Congratulations! I adore your blog and your sense of style. Wishing you a 1000 more!

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  168. I love this bag!

    Congrats on 1000- wow!

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  169. Congratulations on reaching a 1000 posts. I am sure that as a working mother it isn't always easy to find time to blog.

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  170. Dear Arounna,

    Ilove your work. I love your bag. I wish I could live near you, but I am very far away... in Portugal, but who knows ?

    Best,
    Fátima Ferreira

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  171. Congratulations on your 1,000th post!
    Love the triangle tote!

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  172. Congratulations! Not sure what I can add after 180+ posts except that I'd really like to win the bag! Looking forward to meeting you at Gennine's class next month. Araceli

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  173. Congratulations on 1000 posts! This is such a wonderful design— I particularly love the dark leather straps with the print. I know I am commenting just in the nick of time, but here's hoping I win!

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  174. Keep on going, Arounna. I look forward to your next 1000 posts. I'd say your bag is easily anyone's favorite and it'll be such delight to win!

    Kath

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  175. Congrats for your first 1000 posts, and best of luck with the next :)

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  176. congratulation! so cute the triangle tote bag!

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