Monday, May 31, 2010
Thursday, May 27, 2010
Well.....she had a giveaway and of course I signed up!! But sadly I didn't win (boo hoo!) Well last week I woke up to an email that said "Hello Winner!" Huh? That contest was over...I rubbed my eyes and opened the email. Evidentally 2 of her 3 winners didn't respond and I was picked in the second go-round.
I was to win some french ephemera (be still my heart, I love old paper!) a little french tin, 2 stencils and a lavender sachet... I was thrilled!!!
Now, go forward in time to this past monday.... I return home from work, tired and maybe a little grumpy (me??? no!) and there is this wonderful, large box with my name on it waiting for me!!!!
Look what Jackie sent me!
A box covered in old french paper, wonderful old paper ephemera, a candle that smells like heaven I am just sure of it, a burlap wine bag that I am going to foof up, some pretty blue ribbon and a gorgeous crystal perfume bottle that was once worn around the neck ( of a french princess I am sure!), the promised sachet........oh so fun!
But wait! There is more! I still can't breathe I am so excited about these:
REAL, AUTHENTIC, VINTAGE FRENCH GRAIN SACKS! I have made a million different things with these in my head already....I LOVE the pig ...... I am just so excited! But wait!
You still havent seen the wonderful paper goodies! And some buttons, and the tins:
Oh Thank you so much Jackie, I am just thrilled with all my french loot! Now the rest of you need to go visit Bliss Farm Antiques and see what a lovely blog and shop it is! Happy Thursday! karen.....
Sunday, May 23, 2010
I did not show at this event. I will again in the fall so all these pictures are of Robin's goodies for sale....
How about this! A charlotte in a bell jar! Handpainted and dressed, a glitter rug and wonderful velvet leaves and the word Amore soldered as a bouquet on the top..... stunning!
I love children's book illustrations and they evoked a feeling of the illustrations from "Frog and Toad together" and "Wind in the Willows" I could not, I repeat....could not, leave this little flea without those silly frogs.....
This chair is my last find.... It was sitting by the door at a little thrift store I go to.... Hello! You are coming home with me little chair! I know the cushion is a little small but I already had it and am on the lookout for one I love that fits....
Monday, May 3, 2010
Hope your week is starting off well! karen....