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An introduction to the beauty of exploring the outdoors in Bend, Oregon with colorful illustrations, rhyming words, and sturdy pages.
An introduction to the beauty of exploring the outdoors in Bend, Oregon with colorful illustrations, rhyming words, and sturdy pages.
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    "Hello, Trees" Download

    Receive a Pacific Northwest inspired digital download which happens to be the painting that appears on page 6 of this board book. Enjoy this "Hello, Trees" 8x8" art print and bring a little bit of the outdoors in!

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    1 Board Book

    Receive 1 signed, first edition copy of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! (Shipping Included)

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    2 Board Books

    Receive 2 signed, first edition copies of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! (Shipping Included)

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    3 Board Books

    Receive 3 signed, first edition copies of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! (Shipping Included)

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    4 Board Books

    Receive 4 signed, first edition copies of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! (Shipping Included)

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    5 Board Books

    Receive 5 signed, first edition copies of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! (Shipping Included)

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    One-On-One Creative Conversation

    Let's meet up somewhere in Bend for an in-person conversation (or via Skype!) about whatever your creative venture is. Writing a children's book? Starting a blog or creative business? I will brainstorm, strategize, and answer any questions you may have. I am all about having an abundant mindset especially when it comes to sharing experiences, knowledge, and lifting each other up as we navigate through creative projects + entrepreneurship : )

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    Custom Busy Bird Acrylic Painting

    Receive your very own custom Busy Bird illustration by me, Kristen Riggle! It will be an original acrylic painting, unframed, on an 8x10" Stonehenge archival paper, 100% cotton with a slightly textured natural white matte finish. You choose the activity/profession/hobby/etc. along with the color palette. Keep in mind, I'll only paint what I feel comfortable with : ) Feel free to contact me with any questions about your very own customized Busy Bird!

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    "Hello, Mountains" Original Work

    Receive the one-of-a-kind painting from page 1 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. Made with acrylic paints on an 8"x8" wood panel. The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    "Hello, Buttes" Original Work

    Receive the one-of-a-kind painting from page 2 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. Made with acrylic paints on an 8"x8" wood panel. The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    "Hello, Lakes" Original Work

    Receive the one-of-a-kind painting from page 5 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. Made with acrylic paints on an 8"x8" wood panel. The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    "Hello, Trees" Original Work

    Receive the one-of-a-kind painting from page 6 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. Made with acrylic paints on an 8"x8" wood panel. The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    "Hello, Lava Cave" Original Work

    Receive the one-of-a-kind painting from page 10 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. Made with acrylic paints on an 8"x8" wood panel. The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    "Hello, Birdies " Original Work

    Receive the one-of-a-kind painting from page 13 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. Made with acrylic paints on an 8"x8" wood panel. The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    "Hello, Bikers " Original Work

    Receive the one-of-a-kind painting from page 14 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. Made with acrylic paints on an 8"x8" wood panel. The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    Little Bird Original Work

    Receive the one-of-a-kind painting from page 12 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. Made with acrylic paints on an 8"x8" wood panel. The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    Deschutes River Original Diptych

    Receive the one-of-a-kind paintings from page 3 and 4 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. It is made with acrylic paints on two 8"x8" wood panels and titled "Hello to the river we call Deschutes." The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    Fish Original Diptych

    Receive the one-of-a-kind paintings from page 7 and 8 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. It is made with acrylic paints on two 8"x8" wood panels and titled "Hello to all the little fishies." The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    Happy Hikers Original Diptych

    Receive the one-of-a-kind paintings from page 15 and 16 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. It is made with acrylic paints on two 8"x8" wood panels and titled "Hello to all the happy hikers." The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    Geese & Ducks Original Diptych

    Receive the one-of-a-kind paintings from page 17 and 18 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. It is made with acrylic paints on two 8"x8" wood panels and titled "Hello Geese, Hello Ducks." The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    Rock Chucks Original Diptych

    Receive the one-of-a-kind paintings from page 19 and 20 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. It is made with acrylic paints on two 8"x8" wood panels and titled "Hello hungry little rock chucks." The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    Hello Bend Original Diptych

    Receive the one-of-a-kind paintings from page 21 and 22 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. Along with being the final two images in the book, the cover was also created from these 2 panels and embodies the spirit of the book's message. It is made with acrylic paints on two 8"x8" wood panels and titled "Now let's all say Hello, Bend!" The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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    "Hello, Waterfall" Original Work

    Receive the one-of-a-kind painting from page 9 of The Busy Birds Adventures: Hello, Bend! Board Book. Made with acrylic paints on an 8"x8" wood panel. The original paintings do not have any text from the book. See each original work pictured in my profile section.

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