Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Kickcan & Conkers Giveaway


Come, let me take you to a hidden place


 This is one of my favourite spots in the garden.



 On a good day, you'll find buttercups and tulips


Such beautiful colours and details.
(click to enlarge)


I've decided that it's time for a giveaway.

Kickcan and Conkers is just over two years' old and I recently turned forty-five (that's the last time I mention my age in public!). It took me a while to decide what to offer because K&C attracts readers from all over the world, all interested in different things. I'd like to think that my passion for art and vintage items was one of the main reasons you visit so after our trip to Montpellier on Saturday, I have chosen to give away a large, double-sided French school poster showing cross-sections of a buttercup and a tulip (1950-60's).  As you know, I love flashcards, classroom toys and anything old-school so I am delighted to be able to give this poster to one lucky winner.

This is an original poster in very good condition. It will look stunning framed, in any room of your house, I promise!

So, the usual drill applies.  
 If you would like a chance to win this vintage French school poster (open to international readers):


1) Leave me a comment below (making sure to leave me an email address)

2) Spread the news via twitter, facebook or any other means and I'll pop two names in the hat (make sure you let me know).


This giveaway runs until Monday 5th September at 6 pm, CET

I will announce the winner the same evening.

Si vous voulez une chance de gagner cette affiche scolaire Le Bouton d'Or / La Tulipe, laissez-moi une commentaire. Vous avez deux chances si vous relayez l'info par twitter, facebook, ou tout autre réseau.  N'oubliez pas de me laisser un email. 


Le jeu s'arrête lundi 5 Septembre à 18 heures CET.

J'annoncerai le gagnant/la gagnante le soir même.



Merci, et bonne chance !

From Me to you - Good Luck!


98 comments:

  1. Wow... such a beautiful poster! It would be so hard to decide which side to display. Thanks for having a giveaway!
    -Maiz
    (thebroodinghen at gmail dot com)

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  2. Love your secret place and your blog......It is always good to see a little slice of France.......colours on the posters are wonderful too, just visited my stepdad who lives near Auch in SW France and still dreaming of the colours and light, it is so grey and cool back in London.
    I also turned 45 and definitely don't mention my age to often either. You are as young as you feel they always say!!
    Congrats on the 2 year blog, I hope i manage to keep mine going that long.
    englishpolch@mac.com

    Best Tracey

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  3. justement je cherche pour meubler une cabane d'enfants à la campagne des anciens posters d'école. alors je tente ma chance... ah ! ce petit bout de jardin !

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  4. can I win the second prize a day in your garden

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  5. Congratulations for the second anniversay of the blog and for your birthday!
    Long life to kickan&conquers!! :D

    and thanks for this giveaway, I love this poster. My fingers are crossed :)

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  6. Happy Happy Birthday!
    These are soooo lovely count me in!

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  7. Congrats on both the big events!
    I love schoolposters & flowers so this giveaway ticks both boxes!
    I will tweet your sweet giveaway a.s.a.p.!
    xoxox
    Saskia

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  8. Ooo Yes please! the buttercup would be lovely X

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  9. ohoh!!c'est un super cadeau que tu proposes là!!
    je mets un post sur mon site dans ma colonne...et sur facebook...et oui ce jardin...hum

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  10. Congrats on both anniversaries! I’d love to look at this poster in my studio while I take a break from my translations! I love flashcards too, in fact, I’d like to hang some alphabet flashcards in my son’s bedroom. Thanks! Marta
    http://englishinbarna.blogspot.com/

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  11. Ateliers Reinette - 2nd chance - FB/Blog

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  12. lovely ! two for me please ( twitter) love your hidden place by the way!

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  13. Me too!! :-))) I love this and i'll like to win! I'll post it as well on fb. Thank you so much! ♥

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  14. It's me again! I've blogged about your giveaway here. It's in Spanish, though: http://abilingualbb.blogspot.com/2011/08/sorteo-de-poster-frances-en-kickcan.html
    Thanks!
    Marta
    martaplayita at gmail dot com

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  15. Anuscka Seiffert - 2nd chance - FB

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  16. Hello Deborah! I will not tell anybody about your age, but I am a lot older that you! Eight years (oh my) As said before, I love your blog, I love your finds, your photos and everything. Anyway, I have made a link to your giveaway on my blog, and I am now commenting, that will give me 2 chanses?
    You will find my blog here:
    http://bombalablabla.blogspot.com/

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  17. congratulations Deb! the posters are super cute! we tweet this! http://twitter.com/#!/mrspoqui

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  18. Beautiful!!! I adore it. The tragic thing is to have to choose one of the sides when framing...

    I have shared this on Fb -- good luck everyone!

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  19. You're just a meer twinkle in you father's eye! I'm keeping my fingers crossed!

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  20. thanks a lot for the giveaway! the poster is so nice!
    Happy happy 2/45!

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  21. aaahhhhhhh, les vieilles affiches scolaires j'adore!! et puis ça me rappelle le bon vieux temps!... je ferais tourner sur fb (contre mon gré d'ailleurs, car je garderais bien les détails de ce giveaway rien que pour moi hihi!)

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  22. You make a beautiful blog! Keep on? it's a great thing!

    Those posters are gorgeous. :)

    cassati@gmail.com

    I will repost this in Facebook!

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  23. Congrats on both anniversaries! I’d love to look upon this poster in my home. So lovely to find your blog...
    leahdeighton at gmail dot com

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  24. I love to read your blog. You share such great things with us.
    About the posters: I like them a lot! Hope to win one of them.

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  25. http://www.facebook.com/cassati

    repost to Facebook

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  27. Great giveaway, I love it!
    Now fingers crossed and hope to win :)

    Repost this on Facebook.

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  28. Oh waou ! cette affiche est sublime !
    Happy 45 à toi ! et happy 2 à ton blog !
    Merci pour de jeu et je tente ma chance bien-sûr ...
    Je relaye l'info également sur twitter et facebook.
    Cross fingers ;-)

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  29. Superbe petit coin de sieste, moi qui peine à laisser l'été derrière! Gros baisers Deborah pour tes 45 et promis on passe le mot.

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  30. Claire Stoll, Mum is Geek,

    http://www.mumisgeek.com/portail/

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  31. Su vanni - so happy kids

    http://sohappykids.blogspot.com/

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  32. Su vanni - so happy kids - 2nd chance FB

    http://sohappykids.blogspot.com/

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  33. Claire Stoll, Mum is Geek - 2nd chance FB

    http://www.mumisgeek.com/portail/

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  34. Superbe ! et ça serait très joli dans ma nouvelle maison encore un peu trop nue !
    ( theyoupitouch at free.fr )

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  35. et c'est partagé sur ma page perso sur FB!

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  36. Happy Anniversary K&C!
    Beautiful hidden place...

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  37. Happy birthday X 2!
    I love the poster
    :-)

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  38. and the swing in that place is simply beautiful. Thank's for the chance, the poster is soooo nice!

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  39. Happy Bday and blogday too.
    This giveaway is really great and i want to play, i ve released the information IN my FB too
    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001041589726
    Thanks Deborah
    Carla DE OLIVEIRA

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  40. i used to have so many hidden place in my childhood still by now!
    lovely hidden secrets place!

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  41. Oh la la! Je le veux! Je traverse l'Atlantique et je serais à Paris en octobre, tu pourrais me le remettre en personne. ;)

    https://twitter.com/#!/julia_edna

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  42. I do like to read your blog, thanks for it. And this giveaway is so nice.

    Lenka, Czech Republic

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  43. Foolishly missed out on some French school posters a couple of years ago at a brocante - so would love the poster.
    Congrats on the anniversaries!
    John.
    jfidz@hotmail.com

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  44. Congratulations for all the birthdays! I love this blog ^ _ ^

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  45. Congrats on both celebrations! As a Dutch girl, I would probably display the tulip side.

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  46. The poster is absolutely beautiful!

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  47. Alessandria Taccia - 2nd chance - FBook

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  48. Congratulations on a successful two years, hope there'll be many more! :)

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  49. Have shared on facebook too ;)

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  50. C'est magnifique! je tente ma chance.

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  51. oh!!! c'est joli!!! merci! parfait pour le "bureau" des enfants!!! (ou le mien?!)

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  52. All these messages ...people really love your blog and what you are doing.

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  53. What a gorgeous poster! Great giveaway Deb. Kx

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  54. 2 times congrats! I love the tulipe side, so I'm in!

    e-mail; squab85 at hotmail dot com

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  55. oui, oui, je participe pour tulipe ;)))
    et je relaie évidemment sur mon twitter :)
    Merci Deborah!!!

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  56. Wishing you a very happy birthday Deborah!
    Such a lovely giveaway - vintage French floral goodness.

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  57. And a little twit!

    NatKatRyan Natalie Ryan
    A lovely French teaching poster giveaway from a lovely design blog kickcanandconkers.blogspot.com/2011/08/kickca

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  58. I would love to win but if don't congratulations to whomever wins that gorgeous poster. Here is my email yolicollazo(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  59. Beautiful poster and beautiful garden!!!
    Merci Deborah!

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  60. I'll try my luck! Have a nice weekend! Suus

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  61. Lovely print! Thanks for this opportunity :)

    baukje_62@hotmail.com

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  62. Congratulations Deborah! I always enjoy my daily visits to your blog. A lovely prize too. Here’s to many more years and readers :) theseventytree@yahoo.co.uk

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  63. So beautiful! Happiest of birthdays to you...blog and otherwise!

    I, too, would have a hard time picking a side of this poster I like best. I'll cross that bridge if I come to it!

    Thanks for all the lovely posts and for this giveaway, Deb. You're tops!

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  64. Ooh, oooh, I want to win!!! :)
    Thanks for a lovely giveaway, Deb! And happy birthday to both you and your wonderfully inspiring blog!

    All the best,
    Lesley

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  65. Just tweeted about it as well!
    :)

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  66. So unique! I would love them! Danamdkny@hotmail.com

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  67. I just posted a link on my blog... my fingers are crossed! Tiny and Little looks great too. Nice to see some lovely kid's magazines popping up in Australia. There are so many wonderfully talented people here, I must say.

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  68. Oh, and happy birthday/two year anniversary, Deborah.
    I hope the next year brings much happiness your way. x

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  69. Love the school posters and love your blog that is a daily dose of happiness and inspiration.
    Happy anniversaries!

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  70. I have so much fun dreaming the time away on your blog. Joyeux anniversaire!
    -Kaytee
    kayteefaris @ gmail dot com

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  71. love that !
    joyeux anniversaire en retard, bonne soirée*
    sophie

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  72. just lovely - my kind of eye candy ;-)
    adlc@juno.com ~ annie

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  73. Congratulations on both accounts! We hope that you had a very happy birthday. We love anything to do with nature and this would look lovely in our living room. withgraceandjudy@yahoo.com

    xx

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  74. oh, quel joli poster ! Joyeux anniversaire en retard et merci pour ce chouette concours.

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  75. i wanna win (email in profile)

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  76. Yay Yay Yay! Not only are those posters - couleurs, images - MAGNIFIQUES but I would USE them for the rest of my life! I'm a gr. 3 French Immersion teacher who every year forgets which are the etamines and which are les pistils... I need help. I need the posters! but besides that, they're gorgeous. Tweeting AND facebooking now! xoox
    susannavose@hotmail.com

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  77. It's all happening - 2nd chance -Tweet/FB

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  78. Oh I love your reading nook. I've always dreamt of having one of my own :) We love old school posters in our home! We bought an amazing belgian one of the nervous system for my hubble's 30th, now we just need to afford a house big enough to hang it in! The flowers would fit perfectly in our bedroom though... :) I will very, very last minute blog post it! xx

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  79. This giveaway is closed, thank you all for throwing your names in the hat. I will announce the winner on Tuesday 6th September in the morning.

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