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January 2, 2012

lucky girl

I am liking this post holiday slower pace.  I have already had my second cup of coffee and am ready to get back to my craft studio move and reorganization.  Last night my sore muscles were questioning why I started the project at all but in the morning light and two coffee buzz, I am feeling recharged and ready to go again.  Before I get started I wanted to share what a lucky girl I am with you. 


In the middle of the Christmas rush I was lucky enough to win these beautiful earrings from the Parisian Bijoux.   I wish you could see the wonderful details and brilliant shine of the pink stones.


I am usually not a lucky contest girl...I never win anything so I was absolutely delighted when I received the good news.  Aren't they pretty?  Cher has a beautiful shop just waiting for you to spend your Christmas cash in.  I am totally smitten with her work and I know you will be, too.


I said I am not a lucky contest girl but I am a blessed with generous friends and family.  This gorgeous antique embroidered handkerchief was in a box of old linens that my sister in law gifted me with.  I'll share more from the box later.

Okay, enough chit chat, I better get my third cup of coffee and get to it...

Happy Monday!

21 comments:

  1. Seems a theme I am reading that we all got good gifts from our SIL's.
    Beautiful earrings.

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  2. Those earrings are beautiful! I recently won some wonderful home decor items from Savvy Southern Style giveaway. I was delighted!

    Happy New Years!

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  3. Oh you are lucky - those earrings are beautiful. What a lovely colour they are. And the embroidery on those hankderchiefs is just lovely.

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  4. Very very lovely! I went and visited her shop and she makes such lovely pieces. Congrats! Kit

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  5. Those are lovely earrings and will look very pretty on you. Good luck with organizing your special room. I do hope you'll show it when you've finished; I could use some inspiration!

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  6. Gorgeous earrings!

    Happy New Year!

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  7. I adore your sense of humor as you begin to tackle the day of work with third cup to go!!! Too cute! Lovely earrings...lucky lady! I raise my cup of afternoon tea to you and will return later to see the "fruits" of your labors!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  8. The earrings are beautiful. I am enjoying the slower pace, too, and definitely not ready to go back to work tomorrow.

    Wishing you a healthy and happy 2012!

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  9. Congratulations! The earrings are gorgeous. Enjoy!

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  10. Those earrings are very pretty. Victorian looking. Love them.
    I hope you will be doing a post on your craft room when are done! Have you had any luck in talking Shelly into blogging yet?
    : ) Kris

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  11. Those earrings are amazing! So romantic looking!
    Have a Happy New Year!
    Courtney

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  12. There is a certain calm in the week after the holidays, I love it. Time to relax and reflect and regroup. although it doesn't sound like you are doing much relaxing! Congratulations on the earrings, what a sweet prize! I can't wait to see your finished studio:>)

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  13. You are a lucky girl :)
    Love those earings!!
    Thanks for letting us know about a great site too.
    I just might have to get over there and buy myself a little somehthing.

    Gorgeous embroidery too.
    So nice to have a sis. in law that knows how much you would appreciate such a gift.

    Have a great night... catch ya later.

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  14. I was glad to see New Year's Eve is your favorite night....mine, too...it's my birthday. :)))

    Beautiful earrings...you ARE a lucky girl.

    I won a beautiful necklace but haven't received it yet.

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  15. Those are so pretty. I am so glad for you. Did Shelly give you that box of goodies?

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  16. wow lucky duckie!!!! I never win anything...lol....congrats!!!!! they are lovely!

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  17. I hope you had fun with your crafting!
    The earring are lovely-antique looking.
    I'm looking forward to seeing the rest of the treasures your sis gifted you with too.
    Blessing-Kimberly

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  18. Beautiful earrings! Lucky you! Mimi

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  19. Congratulations on your win. Those are beautiful earrings!
    Blessings,
    Marcia

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  20. I am so surprised!! Thank you so much for making a post about my earrings. It was my pleasure to send them to you. I love giveaways! I have to get myself back in gear with my website I have been so busy with the holidays that I need to list about 80 more pieces of jewelry I have made. Jewelry is my yoga lol. I hope you had a great christmas and I hope you have an amazing new year.

    Thanks again,
    Chermarie

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  21. Those earrings are so beautiful! Congratulations on winning them. I also won something on a recent contest and can't wait to share once I get it!
    I am coveting that embroidered hanky. I think your sister in law is one very special family member to give you such a lovely gift. She's a keeper! LOL

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