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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Mail love and finally
a peek at my giveaway goodies!

I wanted to show you the most precious gift I received in the mail Wednesday. Another Dawn from Georgia contacted me a few days ago and wanted to send a gift that she had made! Can you believe how beautiful this little bib for our grandbabe??? Dawn, I just LOVE it and know it will look precious on Brent and Emily's sweet baby ~

I created a special art piece just for the 600th Post Giveaway.

An old mayonnaise jar houses the sweetest photograph of a vintage baby sitting in his own nest with two speckled eggs and surrounded by feathers!! It has a special tag with speckled eggs tied on the cotton ribbon and the most beautiful quote from Emily Dickinson on the top.

Also, I'll draw another name for the Cherish thought book that I made recently and another name will be drawn for the lavender sachet. I'm also working on a bookmark to give away too!!

I know this little bluebird is a bit fuzzy (above) but he's on one little notecard that I have and I think he's just adorable. Feel free to take him home with you ~ A sweet reader Juno worked on the baby in Photoshop and emailed me a better version (below), thanks so much Juno!!

Thank you all again for such kind words on the contest post. I blog because I love my friends here, I'm inspired here and continue to meet the most amazing people.

Wishing you a very happy Thursday dear friends,

xxoo, Dawn


Calamity Jane's Cottage, Bonnie said...

My goodness, I hit enter on the post below and another post came up. Your giveaways are so special. Anyone would love to get any of the three. Congratulations on your 600th post.

marie said...

What a sweet little bib ~ perfect for your first grandbaby!

Your newest little jar is very sweet. That Emily Dickinson quote is one of my favorites. Thanks for putting in the close-up of it. It looks so pretty against the bit of sheet music.

I love the little blurry bluebird!

Have a blessed day.

PS ~ whoever wins your giveaways will love whatever they receive.

Debbies-English-Treasures said...

WOW... Another beautiful art that you have created!


Lori said...

oh my sweetness:) i would dearly love to have the darling baby in the jar...that is just beautiful!!! how sweet of your friend to send that bib for your grandbaby!!!

Sheila R said...

What a beautiful bib and sweet giveaway prizes. I just love the baby in the jar.

Wren Cottage said...

"Mail love"... what a perfect way to put it! It's so very sweet!!
and your creations... well they are absolutely magical... my little heart soars just looking at them like the birdy in Emily's poem...I adore that little bird! thank you!!! xo

Mary said...

The baby in the jar probably never had such a sweet bib as this - what a lovely gift!

Thanks for sharing the beauty - looking forward to hearing who the lucky winners are - you are so generous with your gifts Dawn.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Stacey @ The Blessed Nest said...

The little baby in the nest jar is one of the sweetest things I've ever seen--I actually gasped out loud when I saw it! :) You are very talented!!


From A Creative Heart said...

The giveaway items are all adorable!!!
Now how does one go about "stuffing the ballot box"...LOL.
Thanks for all you share!!!

Miss Sandy said...

Oh, I seriously usually am not really greedy but oh I do so love that baby fairy in a jar! All the gifts are lovely.

The bib is precious, I'll bet you can't wait to have that grandbaby to put it on!

Have a sweet day!

CIELO said...

Good morning, Dawn..... all your creaations are so lovely; I've missed coming here and enjoy all your loveliness. I'd so love to enter your give-away.

May the sun shine upon you today!


Anonymous said...

Gorgeous! Just gorgeous!

Vee ~ A Haven for Vee said...

That bib is the most beautiful baby bib I've ever seen! Lovely and thoughtful gift.

Viv (VivLyn) said...

What a sweet and thoughtful gift...that bid is just beautiful! I love it!!! Love your giveaway prizes too, especially the little girl in the nest! Everything is lovely though since it is handmade by you!

LW said...

the baby in the jar is the just the cutest thing..

Lovely art work...


Bebe said...

Hi Dawn,
Did you say grandbaby? I had no idea that Emily was can see how far behind I am on reading my favorite blogs!! Congratulations, my friend!!! You are going to be a wonderful grandmum!! I can just imagine all the lovely things you are going to make for the sweet baby!!
Lots of love and hugs, Bebe :)

Sarah said...

Those are beautiful!! Love it

Alisa said...

Hi Dawn! I have a little something for you over at my blog, in exchange for what you gave me this morning. :)

Sarah said...

Aw you have kitties and a dog? Cute.

madrekarin said...

That bib is adorable. I bet you cannot wait for that babe to get here. :)
Lovely, lovely prizes too! There are going to be three very happy people when you pick the winners.

GardenGoose said...

what lovely items. one of us gals is gonna be doing a happy dance soon.
very nice. hope you had a lovely day.

Alice W. said...

Congrats on the grand baby! What an exciting time! Adorable bib and I LOVE your latest always!!!

Alison Gibbs said...

How sweet the baby in the jar is

TattingChic said...

What a lovely and generous gift you received for the forthcoming grandbaby! How nice. The giveaway gifty you made is a thing of beauty! I love Emily Dickinson and bird nests! Whoever wins will be very lucky, indeed!

Lady Em said...

OH MY GOSH!!!!!!!!
I just logged on since I haven't been on for several days, and I am amazed!! Thank you so much Dawn for your beautiful bib, it is gorgeous. I am amazed daily by the love, support, and kindness that is given from blog friends. Brent and I thank each and everyone of you from the bottom of our hearts for all the love, support and kindness that has been shown to our little family here in Savannah and up in Atlanta. Thank you!!
~Brent, Emily, and The Babe~


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