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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

"La Belle Vie" Bag Giveaway Winners

"Merci" to all who entered my "La Belle Vie" Bag Giveaway! 
Without further ado, the winners are....

~*~ Veronica at "Pura Lana"~*~
~*~Brenda at "Cozy Little House"~*~
~*~Louise at "Cape Cod Washashore"~*~
~*~Michelle at "Summersoul"~*~
~*~Peet at "Fort Lapin"~*~

Please send me your mailing addresses and your French bags will be on their way!
Oh happy day!

White Wednesday

Sharing a little bit of "love" from around my home and in my studio...

Tresors from Rhonda....

A petite handmade reliquary locket from Rosemary....

...a vintage French Memorial Plaque....
(will share that story in another post)

My Memere & Pepere on their wedding day. 
Happy White Wednesday mes amies! 
I'm joining Kathleen at Faded Charm Cottage for some Wednesday inspiration!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

"La Belle Vie" Bags

This giveaway is now closed...
Have you seen these gorgeous reusable bags at TJ Maxx??

I just about fell over when I saw them at the registers!

Finally....a "chic" reusable bag!

And for only .99 cents!

How could I NOT grab a handful of them??
"One for me and one for YOU!"

This will give you an idea of its' size.

Would you like one?
Well here's your chance! 
I have FIVE extras to give away so there will be FIVE winners!!

Here are the rules:
1. You MUST be one of my 750 followers. While I love meeting new people and having you follow along, this giveaway is for my followers as of 1/18.
2. Just leave a comment on this post! That's it! 

~*~Winners names will be drawn on January 25th~*~
Bonne Chance!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

White Wednesday

Sharing my "homage" to Saint Valentine with a vignette under glass.... 

Angel wings I received on a xmas gift...
I painted them white and added the "Je t'aime"....

My collection of sentimental valentines...

...a lovely garden heart I found at Home Goods..

...a sweet clay valentine handmade by my son when he was quite small...

...heart-shaped rocks and sea shards...
gifts from the sea....

....a petite vintage book I've had for many years...

....an authentic French letter dated 1916....

...and some paper ephemera.

Happy White Wednesday mes amies! 
Je t'aime!
I'm flying over to Kathleen's Faded Charm Cottage for more lovely inspiration!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

White Wednesday

On my work table....

Happy White Wednesday mes amies! 
I'm heading on over to Kathleen's Faded Charm Cottage for some lovely white inspiration!

Friday, January 6, 2012

One of my New Year's resolutions is to clean out my studio and either use what I have or list it in my ETSY vintage shop. So I've been cleaning out drawers and going through my inventory and stumbled upon these....

A box full of old Avon Sachet Jars and English Jam Jars.

I remember finding them at a flea market last summer and thought they were too sweet to pass up.

While in the process of preparing more wire for my newest Inspiration Holders,  the thought came to me that I might transform these into petite photo holders too.


I call them "Sweet Scentiments" (A little play on words here)....

I think they would be a sweet way to present a small token to a special someone...

....or in a studio/work space to store small supplies along with an inspirational saying or picture....

....or maybe even to hold a petite tea light candle....

They would make the sweetest favors at a shower or luncheon....

The possibilities are endless!

Soon available in my ETSY shop!