Wednesday, October 27, 2010

wake up!

It's been a while since I've done a giveaway... and I feel it is time:)
Time to give away an insulated BlueQ coffee mug (design by yours truly) - to a deserving coffee or tea lover! Just leave me a note:) Maybe... about your favourite type of coffee or tea:) and I'll pick a winner on Monday morning... with the help of an old school bingo ball:)

112 comments:

Justin said...

That's really gorgeous! I can imagine myself pouring a piping-hot cup of hazelnut coffee into that and smiling :)

PaisleyJade said...

That is the cutest cup EVER!! I am a total cup addict - I love lattes with vanilla syrup. Mmmmmmm

binny said...

Lovely! Soy chai latter, mmmm X
Binny
www.binny.com.au

Valerie said...

Oh! I'm so smitten with your art, truly!! This mug looks perfect for my daily chai ;)

Andee said...

I love that mug! I would fill it up with Hazelnut Cream coffee from Target. Yum!

val said...

Oh, I love that mug! I think some chai would be pretty tasty in that :)

qwerkyqook said...

So pretty! My constant comment morning tea would love to show off this cute mug!

Hello, I'm Sally. said...

How lovely! It would go so well with my pink and brown BlueQ shoulder bag. I used to be a coffee drinker, but had to switch to tea. I'm an english or irish breakfast kind of gal.

Love your designs!

akemi said...

Americano with an EXTRA shot of espresso! Ah, much better. :)

Gaby Hernandez said...

The perfect morning... Wake up late, take a refreshing shower, put on some nice and comfy clothes, put together an american cheese sandwich to go, and pour the best costa rican coffee in such a wonderful BlueQ mug!!! what else can a designer ask in life to be happier? :D

karen lucrece said...

that's lovely. i drink coffee with soymilk usually, but this really has just given me an excuse to stop and comment to say that you are a regular source of inspiration for me. i stop by for my fix be it, color inspiration, line...whatver (and no, i'm not trying to butter you up for the mug, i just realized that i should probably start commenting!)

Stacey said...

Pumpkin spice is my favorite! Oh I need that mug. My favorite one just came apart this morning.

Laura Mayes said...

what a fun mug!!! it would look great with my pink passion tea inside :) Love your work!

Stacey said...

I can't find a place on your blog to contact you. Your artwork is fantastic. OMG! I love it all. I put your give-away on my sidebar. Ohhh I hope you pick me.
Stacey

sunshinewalks said...

I wants! :)
Right now my favorite tea is Decaf Earl Grey. I'm pregnant for the first time and I wander out to the kitchen in the dark around 5:45 a.m. and flip the burner under the tea kettle on before I do anything else - when I drink my cup of tea (about fifteen minutes later) I absolutely savor it. I imagine my baby girl will someday love Earl Grey Tea too.

Kati Maxwell said...

Despite being a college student I rarely drink coffee, I prefer a nice warm chai tea to wind down with after a long day, or the occasional hot chocolate ;)

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous.
Stunning.
Would surely make my plain, dark coffee much cuter, too !
Thanks for letting me participate.

Mel said...

Cute! I like Constant Comment.

betsy said...

Beautiful! I love French roast with cream in the morning, and then alternate between Earl Grey tea and Tazo Zen tea in the afternoon. So this would come in very handy. :D

Rebekah may said...

I would love to be sipping coffee or tea out of this mug! Temple of Heaven Gunpowder green tea or my new favorite, Herkimer espresso blend coffee with a splash of vanilla soy creamer.
Mugs are a great idea!

Alison said...

So cute! I'd love to fill it with pumpkin chai tea!

Jessica Barrett said...

Yummy! I'd fill mine with hot chocolate with a little bit of chili powder! Mmmm...

Carol Anne said...

This mug is sooo pretty! I love anything mocha!a

Abigail said...

Oooh lovely! I worked as a barista in college, so like pretty much any form of caffeine. :-) If pressed though, I am a die hard fan of the mocha au lait.

Karyn said...

I have my own espresso machine on which I can make a pretty delicious "flat white" it's like a cappuccino without all the bubbles, just a silky smooth microfoam of milk... and it would taste even more delicious in your gorgeous mug :)

Penelope said...

I love this mug! Pink on pink...very nice.

I love BOLD, dark coffee, whether brewed at home or from my favorite coffee shop. I don't have a travel mug right now and this would definitely become my new best friend in my car :) When not drinking coffee, I love a nice cup of home-brewed iced tea with a bit of honey...yum.

Jennifer said...

I'd love to be entered! I love your designs!

Lately I've been loving these flower teas I got at a restaurant. An actual flower brews with the tea! So pretty and delicious!

ReneeRivas said...

Peppermint herbal tea... the kind I have is decaf, but no caffeine needed. The mint gives me a great morning perk-me-up. Especially good at Christmas time to get one in the holiday spirits. :-)

Another stunning design, btw...

Rie said...

But it's not orange!
My fav cuppa tea time is when my Mr is trying to rev me up in the morning, enticing my bland breakfast with a cuppa tea! (it's the small things in life that count!!)

Skooks said...

I'd love to get some hot apple cider in that. So cute!

Cheryl said...

such a sweet pattern! I love coffee with steamed milk and earl grey tea the best.

Jackie said...

Oh, I adore this cup! I love freshly ground coffee with a dollop of half-n-half. Mmmmmm.

jackiewyse at gmail dot com

sweet-n-salty girl said...

Oh, I SO need this cup for my coffee! Starbucks Cinnamon Dolce Latte is my absolute favorite but I got a Keriug recently (single cup coffee maker) and I love it. I bring coffee with me to work instead.

martinealison said...

Bravo... le thé doit être encore meilleur dans une telle tasse et le café aussi mais plus tard dans la journée, en ce qui me concerne !!!
Le thé aux agrumes j'aime beaucoup...
Bisous à vous. Notre cadeau à tous est votre générosité à nous montrer de belles choses.

Tania Cavenecia Torres said...

Your illustration is great especially the quail in corner of the photo, tooo cute ! I can't drink coffee even though it smells so tempting but I do love a good cup of tea ♥

danielle said...

That's a wonderful mug! Vanilla latte's are my coffee favorite, and for tea I'd have to go with pu-erh...

Mia Hansen :: Vancouver BC
Illustration / graphic design
said...

Coffee in the park, with an unconventional cup. :)

Satria Dewi Anjaswari said...

Lucky me the coffee mug is pink <3
I love hazelnut cafe latte so much!
Hope I can win this coffee mug so I can brig coffee when I go to collage :) Thanks for the give away :)

Siew said...

Just plain old orange pekoe for me. I don't function without it.

hollysarah said...

love that mug!!
My favorite place to shop for tea is DavidsTea. I'm enjoying their Detox Organic loose tea (steeped in a Brewt)
Thanks for the giveaway! xo

Christina said...

that is so cute. I love the colors! RIght now I'm loving pumpkin spice lattes. I love autumn flavors. :)

Caros Taschen said...

What a mug!
I'd love it with a Latte Macchiato.

caro said...

red rooibos!

Pia said...

I hate coffee... But I love your mug! With tea! Or cocoa....

String said...

Tea AND a biscuit!

shirley said...

I LOVE this mug I would fill it with my Earl Grey tea :)

bimbi said...

Oh, it's a beautiful mug, would love to fill it with hot jasmine tea every morning :)
thank you for sharing

Sonja said...

Looks so cool your mug!! I love (and need!!) a quick senseo-coffee every morning!

Isabel said...

niceee .. it'd be great for my lady grey teas :)
I'm writing from Europe I don't know if I can enter the giveaway .. hope so :)

Georgia Coote said...

This is just so lovely - would be perfect to take to work and sip my rooibos chai in (and would give me a little cheer in between being harassed by students!) :)

m said...

fresh green tea is the beeeest in the morning (:

miss pixie said...

Earl Grey all the way!!! so elegant!:)

sandra said...

What a lovely mug ;)
Just perfect for my latte macchiato!
Greetings from Hamburg!
Sandra

dropstitch said...

Any coffee is good when you have it with peanut butter on toast.

Laura
x

Moira Millman said...

lovely mug! it would be fab filled with with redbush tea, especially the green variety, my favourite tipple:)

Kate Slater said...

I'd LOVE to win this!
I love Darjeeling tea, but then nothing quite beats a good old cup of English Breakfast.

Kiersten said...

Must have this gorgeous mug for my favorite illy coffee, or earl grey tea! What a beautiful way to start the day.

Lorianne said...

So Cute! I love green tea first thing in the morning.

Claire Hurd Design said...

Love it!

My favourite is a lovely comforting rich and creamy latte. At this time of year a sneaky drop of gingerbread syrup finishes it off perfectly!

Claire x

kiala said...

I'm not a coffee or tea lover but I love hot blackcurrant juice :)

Lee said...

I would love to wake up and smell the coffee in that cute mug!
thanks for the giveaway.
love your designs - especially with the doxie dogs!
butler83ataoldotcom

maget said...

What a lovely cup. I'd fill it with plain black coffee from Bridgehead, a local fair trade, organic coffee chain in Ottawa Ontario!

Thanks!

littlefurymaget(AT)yahoo(DOT)ca

Gaia Marfurt said...

I love it! :)

colorandtexture said...

Oh, coffee is the juice of life!! To think that when I was young, I turned up my nose at those that drank coffee -- the foolishness of youth!! That mug you designed is cute, cute, cute!!

Rhonda said...

I was recently in Charlottesville, VA where I tried Greenberry's Coffee in a local restaurant, Escafe (they have amazing chocolate mousse). I picked up a pound of Greenberry'sSumatra ground for my french press. Ahh, mornings.

LOVE Felix!

carrie said...

Adorable cup! I'd fill it with a good decaf and some homemade spiced vanilla sugar. I'm making it in bulk for holiday gifts, but... well, one must test the product, right?

Candice Hope said...

SO pretty! what a perfect match: you and BlueQ! I love all their products, especially the big tote bags.

Today is the first day that I've drank (drunk?) my morning coffee without hershey's syrup in it. Trying to save the calories for later in the day when I need a cookie ;)

Lisa O'Regan said...

I absolutley love your art its amazing! I'm hoping to finish decorating our kids rooms soon and have some of your art in our house!! I'm a huge coffee drinker and would love this mug!!

emilymcd said...

Hi, Helen-

I love your work. I just picked up the latest FamilyFun Christmas mag and saw your illustrations. So whimsical and fun!

I drink coffee or tea. If it's tea, it's Licorice by Yogi.

Emily

hi-d said...

So cool! You're way creative! I drink coffee every morning. It's mostly milk and half and half with a little bit of coffee. :)

Flora said...

Oh I'm in! I'm in! I am sooooo in. Yup. That's me. In the hat. For your giveaway. Just so we're clear on that. In. Me. Thanks. :^)

Adelaida said...

My favourite coffee is a too milky and too sweet one :) And it would look lovely in this sweet mug :3

ellencrimitrent said...

since I look good in pink i have to have it!! no really I mean it! haa

Hanna said...

Matcha Latte!

Nina Seven said...

I'm a HUGE coffee lover, being from Seattle and all - I like Americanos with steamed non-fat milk and foam on top!

Melissa Saylor said...

I love your work, so whimsical and happy. I have been drinking tea since I was around 6 years old. I don't know why my Mother let me drink tea so young but, she did and I'm glad. Thanks for sharing and for the give away.

gasilhane said...

I live in İstanbul, so I can't join in this game:) But I love coffee with nothing, french press and nothing:) Love you, and your work. Muuaaah!

Aurora said...

Love VANILLA anything... Coffee, creamer... flavouring!!

Alaina said...

Cup of tea all the way. Coffee smells nice but I can't drink it, love the design!

idaida said...

What a lovely and cute mÜg!
It,s a perfect forest for my favourite red tea. I have a nice couple for it waiting at home, a sugar bowl in the same color!!!

fiona said...

I'll have a nice big cup of English Breakfast with milk and maybe a slice of toast.

Love your designs!

babygees said...

Lovely! I am glad I found your blog and designs....so inspiring!

inkspot said...

oooh how cool!! I would have to say I like a plain old cafe latte you can't bet it!!

Molly Edwards said...

so cute! i hope i win!

Doris said...

I LOVE that mug. I'm a seasonal coffee junkie, this month it's Pumpkin Spice lattes, by Thanksgiving I'll be craving Egg Nog lattes and Peppermint Mochas...

Natalie said...

ooh its so pretty! I so love your work :)
hmm I don't know how I would pick my favourite tea but I think I might need to go with Freskpak's Rooibos from South Africa simply because it's a treat and I bring it back to Canada by the boxful!

sally said...

I just love everything you create. That mug is just too cute.

Betsy Snyder said...

Ooh, love the mug! Perfect for my homemade chai.

Dawn said...

Uber fabulous - love it!

Larzipan said...

I avoided coffee for the first 37 years of my life and have now fully embraced it due to the discovery of how delicious it can be with a little flavored creamer. Coffee = yum! This cute pink coffee mug = the perfect receptacle for yumminess!

oona. said...

Oh adorable-ness! My daughter will try to snatch that from me if I win! I love to drink green tea all morning and when the nights are cold, my husband and I drink endless pots of Sleepytime Vanilla. Thanks for the great giveaway! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

Mallory said...

i like my coffee with a lot of milk.... i also love to drink hot chocolate with a peppermint dropped in it to give it a nice minty flavor. delicious!

Jess Illustration said...

My favourite cup of tea is the first one of the day with a good splash of milk in it and a little hint of sugar. And my housemates always tell me off for bending the teaspoons because i really like to squeeze all of the tea out!

erinkathleen said...

Oh, I just love your patterns!

My daily coffee is a triple shot vanilla mocha! But seeing as it's just about winter, this would also be great for a steaming cup of hot cocoa on the way into work!

Thanks for the giveaway!

julie said...

rooibos!!

thank you!!

Eugenia Gina said...

coffee is just right for morning ideas, hope i've got some from this lovely mugs! :)

Ms. Brenner said...

Lovely cup--my favorite this time of year is easily pumpkin pie chai!

Jen Hsieh said...

That is so pretty!

Green tea is my favourite though I'll opt for lady grey for some black tea.

Becky said...

That is one adorable travel cup! Coffee? Tea? Bah. My morning fuel is Diet Mt Dew or Diet SunDrop!

Thanks for the chance to win.

~Dawn~ said...

Wonderful cup...Eight O'Clock is my favorite coffee!! Many blessings, Dawn

CK Bloom said...

My favorite tea is Taiwanese high mountain tea-brewed hot in a clay teapot or cold in a tall glass-on any day and the Oriental Beauty tea again from Taiwan with its unique floral flavor. It's the smell of home and a sense that something good awaits... My favorite coffee is latte with whole milk from Espresso Vivace in Seattle, WA, USA. The creamy and naturally sweet beans, in my humble opinion, make the cup of latte that brings up a smile on my favorite crisp autumn day.

Thank you very much for the giveaway. Your illustration and design style is so eclectic, unique, but also so genuine that tickles my inner child's wonders... :)

Jo Brown said...

my favourite cup of tea is the one i don't have time to drink...with this, i could take it with me! lovely design as usual, best wishes Jo

Chris said...

My favourite tea is called "spice of life" and it has clove and other delicious spices in it. It is pretty good. It would be especially good in this adorable mug. I love the fox!

VickiT said...

What a beautiful cup. (Personally, I would LOVE Felix! He's adorable and I LOVE Felix) Anyone who knows me, knows I am a HUGE coffee snob. Give me a big pot of the darkest roast you can find and I'm a happy girl. Sumatra purchased from a small coffee shop about 3 hrs from my home is one of my favorites. They actually roast the beans themselves. It's wonderful. And it MUST be ground fresh each morning; none of that ground stuff found in the grocery store. ewwww

migamiga said...

What a pretty pretty cup! My favourite is earl gray, one sugar and milk thank you very much! :) 104 comments wow! I guess I dont have much chance, but try anyway! Love your drawings!

Jenn said...

coffee with a little instant chai latte mixed in, and maybe some caramel creamer... sounds like a weird mix, but pretty tasty!

Erzebat said...

I love cold decaf green tea. I drink it like how I like my men. Med brown, strong and straight.....no sugar no lemon!
(mauh) Liz

Jannie aka Chickengirl said...

I love! I want! I love coffee- the stronger the better. But in the evening I have tea, my favorite is Rooibos :-)

Marloes de Vries said...

I love caramel coffee, made from fresh leafs. I'm really picky when it comes to tea so when I could take my favorite tea with me, that would be so perfect!

Elvia Montemayor said...

I would love to have my green tea there.

Pia Johansson said...

Lovely cup, great work, I hope I win to have my coffee in!

blissful chick said...

oh i'm sure i'm too late, but i'm trying... gorgeous!!