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A Paper Doll Coloring Book Project for Children and Adults Alike

Hi.
I'm Hannah Stevenson the artist behind Lily & Thistle Creative Studio and MiniMe Paper dolls.  For two years now, I have been creating custom paper dolls for children all over the world.  It has been a dream realized to be able to help the magic of paper dolls happen in so many lives! 

The next dream is one you can help to come true.  I have designed a paper doll coloring book that puts the fun of customizing in the hands and minds of children and adults alike!  Let me tell you a little bit about the book:

COLORING BOOK DETAILS:

The book contains 24 pages of paper doll (6 dolls total) and outfit line (29 total) drawings printed on quality 80 lb card stock paper.  The idea is to either color directly on the pages or make a copy or tracing of the outfit you'd like and do as many versions as you can imagine (there will also be a printable PDF version available...see rewards on the side).  Either way, the book should give you or your child hours and hours of imaginative play and fun!  This is a book I would have loved as a child so I tried to think of all of the details that would make it special.

For those who might already have a MiniMe doll of their own, I made sure to size the outfits and dolls in the book to be compatible with one another.  You will recognize outfits from lines in my shop...the difference is, now you or your child can make them your own!

WHAT YOUR CONTRIBUTION WILL MAKE POSSIBLE:

I am currently working with a printer and am hoping to do a first run of at least 1000 books.  This will enable me to get the best pricing and also help with distributing these books in stores and boutiques everywhere.  I am working with a friend who owns a small publishing company to help me contact distributors and make connections.  My dream is to walk into Target or Costco someday and see my coloring books sitting on the shelf.  Just think how cool you'd feel if you saw one of these books on the shelf and knew that without your support, it wouldn't be there (thanks in advance)!  

Rewards:

Please look to the side to see all of the rewards I am offering.  International backers...I wish we could ship to you for free...we're not there yet but we would absolutely love to send a book to you...please make sure to add a shipping donation to your pledge.

THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR TIME AND SUPPORT!!!

P.S. My brother Micah Dahl Anderson wrote the song and he and his awesome wife Camille did the video...they are the coolest. The End.

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    Yahoo! Consider yourself an official member of the Lily &Thistle Support Team. You'll receive project updates and your name will be added to the Special Thanks section of Lily &Thistle's blog page.

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    Excellent! We'll send you a PDF version of a doll and a few outfits to color! You'll also receive email updates, and we'll thank you by name on the Lily&Thistle Special Thanks page.

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    In celebration of your commitment, we'll email you a PDF version of The First Paper Doll Coloring Book by Lily & Thistle to print and reprint for personal use as many times as you'd like + all of the rewards mentioned above.

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    How Exciting! You just pre-ordered a copy of The First Paper Doll Coloring Book by Lily & Thistle - US shipping included (shipping to Canada please add $5, International shipping please add $10) NOTE: If you'd like to add 1 or more books to any of the rewards, please add $12 per book and let us know so we send your extra books! You'll also be mentioned by name in a Special Thanks section on the blog.

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    Pre-order a copy of The First Paper Doll Coloring Book by Lily & Thistle AND the PDF version of the book to print for personal use as many times as you'd like- US shipping included (shipping to Canada please add $5, International shipping please add $10) NOTE: If you'd like to add 1 or more books to any of the rewards, please add $12 per book and let us know so we send your extra books! This is in addition to the other rewards listed above.

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    Pre-order TWO copies of The First Paper Doll Coloring Book by Lily & Thistle AND the PDF version of the book to print for personal use as many times as you'd like- US shipping included (shipping to Canada please add $5, International shipping please add $10) NOTE: If you'd like to add 1 or more books to any of the rewards, please add $12 per book and let us know so we can send your extra books!

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    Really? Wow...Thanks. Pre-order a copy of The First Paper Doll Coloring Book by Lily & Thistle AND the PDF version of the book to print for personal use as many times as you'd like. IN ADDITION, I will also customize a MiniMe doll to look like your favorite child and email it to you (PDF format) along with an outfit line of your choice - US shipping included (shipping to Canada please add $5, International shipping please add $10)

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    The ULTIMATE supporter Package: Pre-order TWO copies of The First Paper Doll Coloring Book by Lily & Thistle AND the PDF version of the book to print for personal use as many times as you'd like. IN ADDITION, I will also customize a MiniMe doll to look like your favorite child and send you our Ultimate Package which includes two beautifully printed copies of your special doll (one to play with one as a keepsake) and outfits of choice, All About Me pages and the amazing Sticky Strip ( a PDF version will also be sent so you can reprint as needed) - US shipping included (shipping to Canada please add $5, International shipping please add $10)

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    Re-seller Package: This reward is for those who are buying The First Paper Doll Book by Lily & Thistle for their store - online or brick and mortar. This package includes 30 books as well as your business or institution name on our blog! Stock up...I think they'll be a hit! US shipping included (shipping to Canada please add $10, International shipping please add $15)

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    Re-seller Package II: This reward is for those who are buying The First Paper Doll Book by Lily & Thistle for their store - online or brick and mortar. This package includes 60 books as well as your business or institution name on our blog! Stock up...I think they'll be a hit! US shipping included (shipping to Canada please add $15, International shipping please add $25)

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