Giveaway: Modern Bird Studios

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I wouldn't trust Hiro's furry face to just anyone.

Say hello to Modern Bird Studios. Just from perusing their gallery, I knew we were in very capable and talented hands. The husband and wife team went above and beyond in transforming this photo (raise your hand if you have more photos of your dog than you do of yourselves):

into this beautiful modern piece of art: Photobucket

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I can't tell you enough how incredibly wonderful the Modern Bird team were to work with! Megan patiently and enthusiastically addressed all of my requests and vision, while Gregg worked his magic on translating the photo into art. I was sent updates and prompt responses every step of the way.

We're ecstatic with how they interpreted the photo, capturing Hiro's essence in such a realistic yet creative way. And by "ecstatic", I mean we happily danced around with the piece when it arrived. The piece is substantial in weight, the image is flawless, and the colors I requested exceeded my highest expectations.

I got a little emotional. I might have even kissed it.
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So of course, I am beyond thrilled to announce today's giveaway sponsored by Modern Bird Studios. The Modern Bird team creates personalized modern art from your photography. They take a picture and break it down into a two-color image, which results in abstract shapes that make up the form. Then using two colors (of your choice!) to create the painting, the image is hand-painted onto thick oak composite. Voila! A gorgeously modern, artistic spin on your most treasured photos.

The giveaway:
* One randomly selected reader will win a 12" x 12" personalized piece from Modern Bird Studios (valued at $215)

To enter:
* Leave a comment with the words MODERN BIRD.
{ Earn a bonus entry for each of the following }
* Follow Modern Bird on Twitter
* Follow/Like
Modern Bird on FaceBook

* Post a link to this giveaway on your blog
Leave me a separate comment for each of the above entry method you've completed.
Each reader is allowed four entries maximum.


The rules:
* This giveaway is open to the lower 48 states only
* No previous winners are eligible to enter
* This giveaway will be closed on Sunday, August 1st, 8pm MST.

* The winner will be selected by random.org and announced on Monday.

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Additionally, the lovely Modern Bird Studios folks are offering a 15% off discount code to my readers:
FRECKLES
(expires 8/8/10)
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Good luck to all!

276 comments:

  1. I have been admiring MODERN BIRD for a while now!

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  2. MODERN BIRD. I love how the photo of your dog came out, it's beautiful!

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  3. MODERN BIRD! Woot!

    And c'mon FC, enough with the making out with your dog. He's cute but for real!

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  4. i would love to have one of these from MODERN BIRD! myabe my cat, or a scene from our vacation...your dog picture looks great!!

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  5. I've seen so many of these giveaways lately - hopefully i still have a chance!

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  6. Modern Bird.

    love it! thanks for the chance.

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  7. MODERN BIRD!

    Pretty cool. I'm thinking I might need some artwork of our new pup.

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  8. MODERN BIRD!

    That piece they did of Hiro is amazing. I love it!

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  9. I just started following them on Twitter!

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  10. And of course, I'm completing the dog dork trifecta and am following them on Facebook now.

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  11. MODERN BIRD.....Oh, I love it. Gonna do me one of Machy if I win :)

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  12. Modern Bird!

    boswife @ gmail . com

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  13. MODERN BIRD!! I so totally love your baby's face in that form.....very cool.

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  14. following modern bird on twitter.

    boswife @ gmail . com

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  15. I follow MB on Twitter

    gsc418@yahoo

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  16. I'm a MB FB fan

    gsc418@yahoo

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  17. Modern Bird! I've been trying to win one of these, maybe this time will be the one.

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  18. Love Modern Bird - have the perfect photo in mind that I'd love to see in a print!

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  19. I'm a fan on Facebook!

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  20. I absolutely LOVE MODERN BIRD!!!!

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  21. I follow Modern Bird on Twitter!

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  22. I'm a fan on Facebook!

    lauraclay11@yahoo.com

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  23. MODERN BIRD - I love this giveaway! I've liked you on FB, am following on Twitter & will link to you on my blog tonight. Wish me luck - hope I win!

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  24. I "like" them on FaceBook as well! :)

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  25. following Modern Bird on Facebook

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  26. I follow Modern Bird on Twitter

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  27. I follow Modern Bird on Facebook

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  28. I want some Modern Bird art so badly...

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  29. I also follow on twitter...

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  30. and I'm a fan on facebook!!!

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  31. I follow modern bird on twitter...

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  32. and like Modern Bird on facebook - thanks! :)

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  33. I love your MODERN BIRD print!

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  34. I rarely comment on blogs or enter giveaways but this is just too cute! I NEED some Modern Bird!

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  35. Also "liked" Modern Bird on Facebook!
    Yay!

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  36. Follow on Twitter @themommydance

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  37. MODERN BIRD. My poodle would look fab on a piece of art like that!

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  38. This is the 50 billionth Modern Bird contest I have entered. One day I will win.

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  39. Follow MB on Twitter (@babybabylemon)

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  40. I follow Modern Bird on twitter
    @saucyredhead915

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  41. I follow Modern_Bird on twitter! @brynnagins

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  42. MODERN BIRD...love them!

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  43. Fan on facebook!

    Jessa.allen@gmail.com

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  44. Follower on Twitter!

    Jessa.allen@gmail.com

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  45. My dog just passed away a week ago. I've been looking for what to do to honor her. MODERN BIRD looks like the answer. Thank you for the opportunity!

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  46. Posted on my blog! http://themommydance1.blogspot.com/2010/07/work-of-art.html

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  47. Modern Bird! I follow on FB and Twitter, too. =)

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  48. Modern Bird

    I definitely have more photos of my dog than myself...

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  49. I love MODERN BIRD...and i liked them on Facebook too so the whole world can see!!!

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  50. Love MODERN BIRD!
    kajohnson29@aol.com

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  51. I follow MB on Twitter
    kajohnson29@aol.com

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  52. I like MB on Facebook
    kajohnson29@aol.com

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  53. I've entered several Modern Bird giveaways...still hoping to win :)
    thanks!
    sarah
    smatti78@yahoo.com

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  54. I like Modern Bird on fb
    sarah
    smatti78@yahoo.com

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  55. I am posting a link to my blog!

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  56. I love MODERN BIRD!!!!

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  57. I follow Modern Bird on Twitter.

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  58. I follow Modern Bird on Facebook.

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  59. MODERN BIRD!!

    I love the color grey-I have talked to you before about paint colors!! My Blue nose pit bull is Grey and he would LOOK fabulous in this kind of modern art photo- Such a cute idea!!

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  60. i just love the work MODERN BIRD does! :)

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  61. and i "liked" MODERN BIRD on facebook already!

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  62. Modern Bird rocks my world!

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  63. I like MODERN BIRD on facebook!

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  64. I follow Modern Bird of Facebook

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  65. I follow Modern Bird on Twitter

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  66. MODERN BIRD! I love the artwork so much!!

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  67. I started following MODERN BIRD on Twitter too! :)

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  68. I follow Modern Bird on Twitter.

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  69. Mondern Bird!

    ok, this is the 5th (yes FIFTH!) Modern Bird giveaway I've entered! I neeeed to win!

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  70. I follow Modern Bird on Twitter. @red_i_jedi802

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  71. I would treasure a MODERN BIRD piece of my two Boston Terriers! I'm a bit over-the-top for my dogs too! It's a no-children thing! :-)

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  72. MODERN BIRD!
    We have a English Bulldog named Winston Churchill that I gave to my husband after his 3rd deployment to Iraq. He just returned from his 4th and SO missed his "little gentleman"...

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  73. I posted a link on my blog...

    http://bontempsbeignet.blogspot.com/2010/07/freckles-chick-is-having-modern-bird.html

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  74. MODERN BIRD

    Awesome giveaway!!!

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  75. I "like" Modern Bird Studios on FB!

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  76. Modern Bird!
    I am in desperate need of more art on my walls

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  77. Modern Bird! Just liked them on facebook!

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  78. already follow modern bird on twitter :)

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  79. already like modern bird on facebook. unfortunately, i don't have a blog or i'd link to it too!

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  80. I added a link to my blog's sidebar! justmeandz.blogspot.com

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  81. I added a link to my blog's sidebar! justmeandz.blogspot.com

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  82. MODERN BIRD!!! I would love to win:)

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  83. I follow Modern Bird on Twitter.

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  84. I am a follower of Modern Bird on Facebook because they have the best pictures and I would love to have one!

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  85. Modern Bird, Modern Bird, Modern Bird! I'd love to win!

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  86. AMAZING GIVEAWAY! I love their work. I have an especially cute pug who would make the perfect subject.

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  87. Modern Bird! I love your dog piece!

    Kelly

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  88. Modern Bird-- I posted a link on my blog too!

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  89. OOOOOHHH!!!! I love MODERN BIRD already!

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  90. P.S. I just put you up on my blog!

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  91. i would love to have a piece from MODERN BIRD!

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  92. Modern Bird!
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  93. I have been wanting a piece from Modern Bird for quite a while.
    mommieseatsoggycereal at gmail dot com

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  94. Following Modern Bird via twitter @azmarry

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  95. Facebook fan/liker of Modern Bird:
    Mary-Frances C.
    mommieseatsoggycereal at gmail dot com

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  96. Modern Bird rocks my world!

    autum22(at)gmail(dot)com

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  97. Follow Modern Bird on twitter-AutumH

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  98. MODERN BIRD. amazing. love it.

    megan(dot)dahle(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  99. MODERN BIRD!

    Thanks for the giveaway :)

    lovelylittlenest@yahoo.com

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  100. Modern Bird! What a cool idea.

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  101. I love MODERN BIRD and would love to own a piece of their art!! jenalber@hotmail.com

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  102. I follow Modern Bird on Twitter. jenalber@hotmail.com

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  103. I like Modern Bird on Facebook. jenalber@hotmail.com

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  104. I love Modern Bird!!!

    I would absolutely love a print of my dog!!

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  105. I will post about this giveaway on my blog in the morning!!

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  106. I dream of MODERN BIRD entering my house!

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  107. MODERN BIRD! I love how your turned out!

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  108. MODERN BIRD. I looove this site!

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  109. Jessica Schmidt-BonifantTue Jul 27, 07:20:00 AM

    Modern Bird! I just followed them on twitter :)

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  110. Modern Bird!

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  111. I'm a modern bird fb fan :)

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  112. Modern Bird for our new nursery!!!

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  113. Modern Bird!!! So cool!
    rray@liberty.edu

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  114. Following Modern Bird on twitter!

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xoxo
~Freckles Chick~