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Thursday, June 11, 2009

A wonderful find & a sweet gift from a friend ~

I was looking around on Ebay the other day because I just love searching for certain things and came across the most wonderful book with bird illustrations AND poetry!!

Guess the price....you're not going to believe this but.... .99 cents!!! The shipping was a couple of dollars so I was one happy girl! It's in wonderful condition and just look at a few of the illustrations inside ~
I guess it was just meant to be mine!









A special package arrived from a sweet blogging friend....Sharon of SharDon Exclusives ~ she's so sweet to me and wanted to send me a goodie box, just take a look at the treasures!!! All kinds of bits and bobs to use in my artwork, this little wrapped box held even more gifts!


She's not only an amazing jewelry designer but wonderful with paper too!! Look at the precious bookmarks, embellished crystal
and my very own nest pin!!!!
Thank you so much sweet friend, I absolutely love it ALL!!!


"Friends are the flowers in the garden of our lives."


Happy Thursday sweet friends!!!
hugs and love, Dawn

13 comments:

Barb said...

How do you find all those great books??
I must be looking in all the wrong places!!!

Nice box of treasures from Sharon too.

Blessings,
Barbara Jean

Dorthe said...

So many blessings, Dawn-
it`s a wonderfull book -thanks for the immage-,and the gift so sweet.
And ofcourse your art piece would not stay for long at Stampingtons.
´i`m sure the new owner is more than happy recieving your beautifull artpiece.

Wishing you a wonderfull day, dear friend.
Love and hugs Dorthe

Suzann @ Lavender and Roses said...

So many blessings !!
The book is beautiful and what a steal.
That box o' treasures is glorious too.
Enjoy your day full of goodies.

Lorraine @ creativedaily said...

What wonderful treasures!

Miss Sandy said...

The book is a great find and the goodies are divine. I found a book on etsy last night that I can't wait until it arrives. It is on making all sorts of paper flowers and is from the 60's.

Marilyn Miller said...

What a treasure you found in that book. Absolutely beautiful!

Lynns Lovelies said...

Wow! You did get a great deal on that book!!
Isn't Sharon just the sweetest? She is soooo talented and the most beautiful person inside and out!
Gorgeous tags and goodie box!!
LOVE the bright fuschia flower, too!

Hugs,
Lynn♥

Becky said...

Dawn, What an amazing book, your so sweet to share so many wonderful things. I so love coming here, it really brightens each and everyday. Thanks my friend.
I gather your boy is healing well.

Smiles,
Becky ~XO~

Charlene said...

I Love your new book & all the goodies that Sharon sent to you. There was a lot of stuff she sent. Doesn't that make your heart go pitter pat! This blogland is so special. Thank you for sharing the bird photo.

Kathy said...

Bird books are such a wonderful find, especially with such rich prints inside...Nice find and an excellent price too! You should create some lovelies with those prints...Have the best of weekends my friend...xoxo~Kathy@ Sweet Up-North Mornings...

Halo Hill said...

That is an awesome book, Dawn. I know you probably wouldn't tear it apart, but if you did that cover would make an AWESOME journal!!

Hugs,
Sheila

The Rustic Victorian said...

How giving you are, thats why you recieve dear one. Sharon is a wonderful paper artist, I just don't think she knows it, not really. Then,, the jewlery is to die for. I can't imagine doing bead work that is so unique as Sharons.
She is a gem.
Kinda like you!
*M*

Relyn said...

So lovely. Lucky, happy you.

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