Monday, March 14, 2011

sponsor love: interview and giveaway with rhianne of For the Easily Distracted!!!

i am honored to feature today's sponsor. when i first ventured into the world of discovering blog's, her blog was one of the first ones that i stumbled upon and fell in love with. i love photography and have admired her talent and photos. and if you have a love for vintage cameras and film, then just like me, you will swoon over her awesome collection. besides her blog, you'll find her artwork in both her shop and her flickr. and did i say that she rocks? well, she does.

meet rhianne. 

  
share about your inspiring shop. 
what got you started? 
and of course, i love the name! 
(as i have my own tendency of being easily distracted!)
is there a story behind it?

I kind of fell into etsy to be honest - I started to take photos mainly to share on my blog. I had read so much about lomography cameras through various blogs and I decided one day on a whim to buy a holga 135bc and for the next few months I took photos and shared them on my blog. Luckily for me, people seemed to really like me and a number of my blog friends encouraged me to open a shop with my favourite photos, so I took the plunge...

My shop name comes from my blog which was originally called 'diary of the easily distracted' when I first started... but as my blog isn't really very diary like and I was soon sharing things for other people as well as myself I changed it to 'for the easily distracted...' after a couple of months - and like my blog, my shop is for you and me - the easily distracted :)

  three random facts about you, rhianne.

1. I love the beach - I'm happiest when I'm at the beach and its sunny.
2. I have a degree in Interior Design and I worked for a great design company in London for a year.
3. I collect cameras, I have nearly 40 now.

as a photographer, 
who or what would you love to have the privilege of capturing on film? 
why?

Wow, great question... I would love to photograph something that I would rarely see - something that would be a completely treasured memory and valued - like visiting the Great Wall of China perhaps or going on safari in Africa. 

and introducing rhianne's inspiring shop...


i personally am in love with her set of Diana postcards.
i love them soooo much and plan to frame them.
seriously, i tend to do that with all of my favorite notecards.
i especially love the one of the red phonebooths!

want to lay your hands on your own darling print by rhianne herself?
well, folks, it's you're lucky day (like most monday's around here - hehe)!!
today rhianne is generously offering one of her own works of art right here today:

choice of any 8x8 or 8x10 print 

and there are so many to choose from!
eek, if i were you, i would get on this...and fast!

how to enter:
(counts as ONE entry so keep in the same comment)
-be a follower of Much Love, illy
-visit rhianne's shop and comment with your favorite item

really, really want to win?
(keep in separate comments to count as individual entries)
-be a follower of rhianne's blog
-heart her shop
-follow @forthedistractd via twitter
-follow @muchloveilly via twitter
-tweet about this giveaway
(be sure to include @muchloveilly and @forthedistractd)

Giveaway is open to ALL readers through March 20th.
Winners will be announced on March 21st. 

much love.
[happy monday, friend.]

70 comments:

  1. I love the signpost bridlington. I'm a follower.

    katietamblingson@yahoo.com

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  2. Follower :)
    Love the Beautiful, Shiny Sea, Wells-Next-the-Sea - 8x10 Holga print or the Ruins print so beautiful

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  3. Following her tweets as well lol :)

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  4. Ohh I adore Rhianne! I love both her Diana and Holga postcards. So pretty!

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  5. I'm a follower of her blog and have been for awhile now :)

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  6. I've hearted her shop. I can't believe I haven't done this before.

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  7. I already follow her on Twitter :)

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  8. And I follow you too of course :) x

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  9. illy, i love your page!

    and btw, today i did a refashion that i think you'd like, a lace-cut out t-shirt that is no-sew! and easy to do with very little time.
    come and visit me at:
    thestyleprojects.blogspot.com

    thanks! sharde

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  10. I love the Reflective mountains picture!

    I'm a mountain girl and it's the exact place I wish I could be right now! :D

    Thanks Illy love you outfits! :D

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  11. i LOVE rhianne's blog! I'm so excited for this giveaway!! i think my fav has to be Rhosneigr Beach print. it looks so peaceful and such a beautiful place to see!!

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  12. of COURSE I follow her blog ;)

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  13. I'm not sure I could pick just one favorite, but I really like the sunrise silhouette http://www.etsy.com/listing/35489229/sunrise-silhouette-8-x-10-superheadz

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  14. Following your twitter

    @Somerknits

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  15. Rhianne has some very beautiful, authentic pieces, the Autumn Path is my fav though.

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  16. I follow your blog already :)

    And my fave item from Rhianne's store is -
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/64035851/beach-huts-well-next-the-sea-8x10-holga

    x
    Genevieve [Complex Appl3pie]
    http://appl3pie.com

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  17. Also already follow Rhianne's blog, I found yours through hers!

    Genevieve [Complex Appl3pie]
    http://appl3pie.com

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  18. Already follow Rhianne on twitter!

    Can you tell I really want to win yet? That was my comment above too, forgot to sign it in my haste.

    Genevieve [Complex Appl3pie]
    http://appl3pie.com

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  19. And finally, just followed you on Twitter ;)

    Last one from me, promise. I feel like a spammer :/

    Genevieve [Complex Appl3pie]
    http://appl3pie.com

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  20. Super cool! I love post cards. Some of her photos be great for wall art as well.

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  21. red telephone b oxes and looking up at kirkstal are my most favorites!!

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  22. I follow you!
    I love the Scarborough Fair 8x10 Holga print. It is so happy!

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  23. I follow @forthedistractd (awesome name) on twitter!

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  24. Tweeted about the giveaway! @ariannapatrick
    Holy smokes that's a lot of entries! Woo!

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  25. Rhianne is really talented! Great photos to choose from; I especially love "Autumn Shadows."

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  26. I follow you on Twitter, of course!

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  27. she deifnitely has a great blog... now off to tweet... have a great monday!

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  28. Really cool blog! I like it!
    Follow me? I'd be very happy if you do it!
    Thank you so much!
    www.cipollainspiration.blogspot.com

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  29. Amazing giveaway. My mom lives in England! The Calls Landing, Leeds print is amazing:) Love love love. Have a fantastic Monday, sunshine
    Kisses

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  30. I love the Beautiful Shiny Sea print. I want to be there right now!

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  31. I like the print of the beach huts, and I'm a follower!

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  32. I love the Red Telephone Boxes print. Looooove it!
    I'm a follower via GFC.

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  33. Brand new follower of Rhianne's blog.

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  34. I'm following @forthedistractd with the Twitter name @girlygirlmoment.

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  35. Already a follower of the Twitter @muchloveilly.

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  36. my favorite is the lighthouse print!
    already a follower of yours!

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  37. hearted her shop on etsy as marchelove!

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  38. following forthedistractd on Twitter as hunnybunny727

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  39. following you on twitter as hunnybunny727!

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  40. I'm a follower, and my favorite item in rhianne's shop (as difficult as it was for me to decide on just one thing) is the Llanddwyn Island print.

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  41. I'm following Rhianne's blog! (Have been for a while now...)

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  42. i adore the Sunrise Silhouette - 8 x 10 Superheadz print!! it's soo dreamy!!

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  43. I'm a follower and I'm absolutely in love with the 'Red Telephone Boxes Diana Print', it's so lovely! <3

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  44. I'm a follower of Rhianne's blog.

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  45. I've followed @forthedistractd via twitter.

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  46. As well as your Twitter! :)

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  47. My fave is the Reflective Moutains in Diane's shop

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  48. Love the red phonebooths. :) This is me missing England!

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  49. I'm a follower already! And I love her Call's Landing picture. It reminds me of a city I went to in southern France

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