Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Thanks From the Heart!

Recently I won two giveaways. I was shocked to win one, but two! I'm so blessed. Not just because I got some presents in the mail, but to know and befriend such generous and thoughtful women. I've never experienced anything quite like it until I started blogging. It truly is an interesting phenomenon. My friends and family who don't blog (are they crazy or what?) have asked me where I got such amazing things. They can't believe they came from someone I never even met! They just don't understand. I feel like I know each and every one of you so well.

The first gift was from Sherrie, at Sherrie's Rose Garden. When Sherrie posted about an online store owned by the same peeps that own Hobby Lobby, I jumped so high I hit my bean on the ceiling fan! If you are like me and are not fortunate enough to have a Hobby Lobby within a reasonable driving distance, you understand my excitement. So Sherrie did a giveaway for a giftcard to this online store, Crafts, Etc. I won one and it took me about a nanosecond to pick something out that I loved!

My dear, sweet "M" found a new home on the mantle. Everyone say "Hi M!"

Thanks Sherrie!

My next gift came from a dear friend of mine, Queenie from Queenie's Vintage Finds and Treasures. Queenie has an amazing Etsy store filled with all sorts of vintage goodies.
This is what I found when I opened the box. Isn't it so pretty in there? Look how she displayed everything and wrapped it up so nice.

Queenie makes the most amazing vintage tags. And each gift came with its own tag and wrapped in a beautiful toile tissue.

Inside was my giveaway and some extras that Queenie spoiled me with, including a vintage bottle with a cute little egg topper and filled with sand from Florida. Also some vintage handkerchiefs and a beautiful vintage pin AND a sweet little address book that I so desperately needed! I like to keep one in my purse.

All of these goodies were hand made by Queenie using an old denim jacket she had from the 80's! Lucky for me she never got rid of it! How beautiful are these? SO vintage!

Thank you Queenie!
And thank you, all of you wonderful women who keep spreadin the love all over Blogland!


Glenda/MidSouth said...

Congratulations on winning. You received some nice gifts.

Anonymous said...

Congrats on your winnings! You are one lucky girl ;o)

Queenie said...

Good Morning Kim!
I love that M! You are one lucky girl! How fun that you won two giveaways!
I am so happy that you liked the things that I sent in the giveaway. You took such great pics of the stuff. You are such a "sweet" Heart for all you said, and thanks for that! I really appreciate you. I consider you a very dear friend too. I don't think anyone can understand the friendships that are found through blogging, unless they blog. It is just hard to describe, but I do know that it has enriched my life so very much, and I am so glad to be a part of such a fun place here in blogland. So glad I met you too! Hope you are having a great week!
Big Hugs,

Julie said...

Congratulations! I really like the M on your mantel.

Julie =)

Beverly @ The Buzz said...

I won the other Hobby Lobby gift card and I haven't spent it yet! I know! But I'm painting and rearranging my bedroom this week and who knows what may need purchasing before all is said and done. Speaking of which, I'll be hosting a giveaway once my room is done. Hope you'll enter!