The Story Of Three: FALLing For Baby with Art Kandy

Thursday, September 12, 2013

FALLing For Baby with Art Kandy

*This is a guest post from Janessa of the blog Thrifty Nifty Mommy. All opinions are her own.* 

With each of my pregnancies, one of my favorite things has been designing the nursery. It is so much fun to pick out their bedding, furniture, and all those other little personal touches that make a nursery unique and your own. I tend to pick themes each time that are less mainstream and one of the hardest parts has been finding decor for the wall. Thankfully, I was recently introduced to an amazing online gallery where you can buy original art and prints from classic and contemporary children's books and illustration. It's called Art Kandy. 

Some of the greatest characters in illustrated literature can be found at Art Kandy, including Curious George, Eloise, Popeye, Tintin, Calvin & Hobbes, and the Cat in the Hat. Among the many artisists represented are Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak, Mo Willems, Beatrix Potter, David Shannon and Hilary Knight. Along with prints and posters are rare treasures like Garth Williams' original pen and ink drawings from E.B. White's Stuart Little and vintage Little Golden Book art by Richard Scarry!
In addition to children's book art, the site highlights limited edition signed art prints by the late Ray Bradbury, special effects master Ray Harryhausen, and Tolkien art from the famed Bros. Hildebrandt.  What a fun, unique way to decorate your child's bedroom! What was your favorite childhood book?
Connect: Visit the Art Kandy website at www.artkandy.com to see all of the great artwork they carry and make sure you "like" them on Facebook.
Win It: One very lucky winner will receive a Maurice Sendak print! You have the choice from the following 3 prints:
  • Little BearSendak's classic illustration in this gentle offset lithograph, created by Sendak himself in 1971. Long out-of-print and very rare. (Pictured above, it has an owl, chicken, goose, and frog in the picture.) Valued at $300.
  • Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely PresentSendak's classic illustration in a colorful offset lithograph, created by Sendak himself in 1971. Long out-of-print and very rare. (Pictures above, it has a little girl and a cute yellow rabbit.) Valued at $300.
  • In The Night Kitchen: The beauty and whimsy of Maurice Sendak's classic book, In the Night Kitchen, comes to life in this lovely offset lithograph, created by Sendak himself in 1971. Long out-of-print and very rare. (Pictured above, it has children floating in the air.) Valued at $500.
 Open to the US only.  Ends 9/26/13 at 11:59 PM EST.
Enter using the Giveaway Tools form below. Good luck!
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This giveaway is part of the FALLing for Baby Event. During the month of September, we're featuring lots of amazing baby products! To find more reviews and giveaways in this event, just look for the #FALLingForBaby Hashtag and/or this button!
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1 comment:

Katy said...

Wow! They have some amazing pieces! I love the "BACK TO KANSAS" print by Lisbeth Zwerger.

Thanks!