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Monday, April 13, 2009

A beautiful art gift & glimpses of spring ~

A wonderful gift arrived in the mail....a gorgeous piece of art created by Pam Carriker! I won a little contest that she had and now am the proud owner of her artwork!! Just look at the detail that she's added....it's truly incredible and I'm SO PROUD to add it to my studio as inspiration!!! To own someone's art is to have a part of them with you ~
Thank you so very much sweet Pam, I love it!

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A beautiful, aged bird bath that I was able to get at a yard sale last weekend!
The bird's base is cracked but I don't care :)



Some herbs that I found at Walmart for my husband for Easter ~ he loves cooking with them...



New leaves adorning the trees ~




And a worried little munchkin getting a bath from her mom....and 3 weeks old today!


Wishing you a wonderful Monday dear friends!
xxoo, Dawn


14 comments:

Dorthe said...

Hello sweet friend,-your contest gift is amazing, what a wonderfull art-piece to get,lucky you.
And the other little art-piece already 3 weeks now, -how it runs with us, the time.
She is so sweet your Clara.

And thanks dear, we are feeling good here, -hope all of you are too?
Love and hugs
Dorthe

PCarriker said...

You are so welcome sweetie, glad you like:-) I dream of grandbabies now (for real) not in a big hurry mind you, but she is just so precious.
xoxo
Pam

cityfarmer said...

I found some herbs at the "depot"....


I love how you feather your nest!!
have a cozy Monday

Sandi said...

WOW what an amazing birdbath! Love it! And the little munchkin is adorble too! :)
Blessings~

kathy said...

Cute doins at your house , but the cutest is Baby Clara-kathy-ga

ByLightOfMoon said...

Dawn Dear,

Your blog is so inspiring and romantic, I Love many of the same things as you and you blog them so beautifully. I have both of the magazines and love those same pages.

Your baby is awesome and your sweet gifty box is just over the top. I can only dream of creating one in reality but it is in my head. The findings in it are so so neat. I love to find vintage as I cannot afford to buy new.
Smiles, Cyndi and thanks for the smiles truely~

Thanks for sharing your spring thoughts with us.

Anonymous said...

The art piece is beautiful! Her business tag is really pretty all by itself.

Little Clara will love seeing her bathing photos in about 16 years ;D

--Vicki K.

leh113 said...

What a beautiful treasure you received! I look forward every morning to finding out what's new @ your nest...do think Clara is the cutest little "bird"-hope you didn't blow away in those awful wind gusts we had earlier today in metro ATL!
And thank you for checking with your resident tech wizard for me about copying the poem-I did get it eventually...happy Monday to you!

QueenBe said...

The piece you received from Pam is gorgeous! I am a huge fan of her work and you are lucky to have such a piece. I am also a huge fan of yours as well. Such outstanding work! Carol B.

Shabby Cottage Studio said...

Hi Sweetness,
Just stopped by to see what's up in your nest. ;-) I see your precious granddaughter has arrived...how beautiful she is and I know you and your family are thrilled.

As always I drift through the eye candy you put on the blog and love it all.

hugs
Gail

lorhen82 said...

That birdbath is beautiful! And I just love the cute pic of baby Clara! How precious! ~Lori

Hotflash said...

Dawn, We both posted the stage of blooming our trees are in.... What a differance..!!! I want to trade!
We'll catch up soon I hope.
You must catch my blog and compare.. Ha!
LOVE the bird bath..Fun!
Keep posting that fabulous creative side of yours!!
sweetup-northmornings.blogspot.com

June Parrish Cookson said...

Hi Dawn,

What a lovely gift to receive! A gift you most certainly deserve.

Always, you're blog is a treasure.

Hope you have a great week.

Thanks for leaving the sweet comment.

Best to you,
June

Jennie said...

I love the gift you received; so very pretty! However, not nearly as pretty and sweet as Miss Clara!

I borrowed your fairy in a jar idea and made one for my Mom for Easter. It turned out so sweet and cute! Thank you for sharing such a wonderful idea on your blog and in Somerset!

Best wishes and high hopes to you,
Jennie

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