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Saturday, February 20, 2010

Another big, fat juicy post!

OK. Sometimes I can't help myself.
I have so much to share with you and it seems I cram tons into one post!
First, here is a precious gifted photo....and I'm gifting it to you as well ~
I think it should be titled "Friends"....

Well, I moved our teeny, tiny pile of goods into our space today and
to be honest with was pitiful!!!
I couldn't even take a shot of the whole space or
you would have laughed a big ol' belly laugh at me ~
So, we are DEFINITELY going junkin' today...
Here are the few photos I took ~

I received some sweet mail love that I just have to share with you ~
Deborah of Confessions of a Junkyard Cat used to be a dealer in
the little antique store I owned and has just started blogging
and will soon be selling some of her gorgeous things online too....
well, I've always, always loved her amazing taste!!!
She sent me the most wonderful gift in the mail
and I just have to share the trinkets and treasures with you!

Are you drooling yet??

Thank you so, so much sweet Deborah!!!!!
Everything's just divine and I love each and every thing!

There's so much love in blogland ~
Not a day goes by that it's not shown....
Precious Donna of Brynwood Needleworks
sent the most intricate little Valentine to me!!!
Each little bead is sewn on...sweet tiny stitches of love ~
Thank you so, so much dear Donna,
I will treasure it always!!

So wish me junkin' luck....
but don't worry,
a little good luck charm is coming along today!!!
Clara says "hi!"

Wishing you a wonderful weekend dear friends!!!!
much love,


Bonnie said...

I love treasure hunting and haven't been in ages. Your treasures remind me of some old items I have of my Grandma's and perhaps my Great Grandma's like the basket on the top shelf and the old hand made lace and sewing items. Your post goes perfectly with a movie I'm watching on TV... A Masterpiece Classic: Return to Cranford on this cold and kinda rainy night here in LA... Im missing my Mom and Grandma and Grandpa. I am glad to know you appreciate the old things from long ago as it makes me feel not so alone.

Julie said...

That WAS fat & juicy, Dawn! Loved every image--you're a lucky girl--what sweet gifts! And little Clara...adorable!

Hope you have a most wonderful weekend!

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

What a delicious bunch of pressies! Wonderful....and little Clara? Tooooo cute!

Warm blessings,

Laura said...

Have lots of fun treasure favorite thing to do! Darling little Clara is precious!

Rebecca said...

Dawn...Thank you for the SHOUT-OUT and link to my Blog about the Strawberry Tutorial. I promise...once I get some of my LATEST PROJECTS under control and do you the same favor my friend.

You are a joy. And I loved this big fat post.


Dorthe said...

Oh my goodness Dear Dawn, what a big box of treasures, what a gift,-I mean here are so many wonderfull things, and all so beautifull, -I love it, sweetie, you are blessed.
I`m wishing you a great day, with yoiur hunting, and hopes to se some goodies tomorrow.
Clara looks so sweet in her winteroutfit.
Love and hugs, from Dorthe

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Hi Dawn, I'm definitely drooling over the goodies you have received from Deborah! The laces are gorgeous and I also love the other bits and pieces.
Thanks you for sharing the lovely image and the Eiffel Tower some days ago!
I'm sure your antique space will be filled up soon. Have a great weekend and have fun junkin'!

Lululiz said...

Oh wow, what a beautiful gift from Romeo, aka Deborah. I love the blog, not sure whether to say hers or his, lolol. You are one lucky lady to receive all that scrummy yummy fabulousness.
And just look at that sweet smile, do give Clara a great big hug from me.

Peridots Garden Blog said...

Ohhh my, wait I just have to take one more look... ... .... ....oh sorry I'm back...just as I thought I'd seen each and every item...I would catch another pretty out of the corner of my eye...the Valentine's card is perfect...lovin' the gift goodies...your shop space so cute and filled with lovies...and then sweet Clara I love that smiley face...hope you find lots of treasures...



P.S. When you get a chance to put your feet up...come by...the baby is "Toddlin"!

Claudia said...

What a fabulous gift from your friend! I received one of Donna's Valentines, too. I just love it! Little Clara gets cuter every day! Have a wonderful weekend.


Kelly Howard said...

You fill my heart waaay faster than that booth! Those are such precious gifts! Blessings on all your hunting today! (that baby is such a doll face!)

Carol Mae said...

Dawn, your new little Antique space is comming along nicely, good neat things you have up for sale. And Clara!!! Oh what a little doll!! smiles and have a great weekend. Carol Mae

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

What a great treasure trove you got, Dawn! I'd probably take half the day just looking at it all. I think your space is coming along nicely. Your little good luck charm gets cuter and cuter every time you post a picture!

Lori Katies Rose Cottage said...

Dawn ~ what beautiful treasures you received in the mail ~ wowwwzaaa girl !!
And Oh Clara is a precious doll baby !

Anonymous said...

DAwn , great treasures you have my dear -- But the best is BABY CLARA -- a 100 watt smile --
Kathy - ga ♥

Suzann said...

I am always so inspired by your blog. Today was no exception.
Baby Clara is truly precious.
Good Luck!!!

Vee said...

Oh yes! You simply must go junkin'. It's for a good cause. Now that's going to make a big fat post soon we all hope. Getting Clara into the junkin' habit early I see! Excellent. Your friend did indeed send you many delights and I was wishing that I could reach right through the screen and do a little shopping myself. Off to follow your link.

(Everything loaded up like a charm in here today. I think that there have been gremlins about in Blogland.)

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Dawn!

Oh my what a treasure trove of goodies!!! You must be in heaven! I wish you much good luck and success with your new shop. You will have it filled before you know it. I bought a bear to make one like you did. I love the idea of the little watch face. Where can I find one? I don't want to buy the whole watch. thanks! Little Clara is getting cuter by the day if that's possible!


Lynn Richards said...

Sure wish I could tag along!!!! I love the bottles in your little space-the big glass ones with the stoppers. Beautiful!!!
It will be a great space in no time at all!!

stefanie said...

ok, yes i was droolin'...have fun, the hunt is always the best.

Diane said...

Dear Dawn, I know EXACTLY why your little booth is not yet full enough! Because, my sweet friend, you're probably KEEPING most of your finds! ;-)
Hugs! Enjoy today's hunt!!

Pat said...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing ~

Shopgirl said...

As ever, all these wonderful little have some very special friends.
This was some real eye candy for my soul this gray winter day. And Clara is just beautiful, what a darling she is...
Have a great weekend, Dear Dawn!
Love, Mary

Martha, Vintage Trifles said...

Wonderful treasures and what a sweet, sweet baby she is! Hey, check out my 200th post giveaway! Hugs, M. said...

Hey girl,
It's not that pitiful! I know where you can get a bunch of good stuff for cheap. lol Clara gets cuter & cuter everyday, if that is even possible. Those eyes!! And her smile is so sweet. And one more thing. You get the BEST mail ever!! I get bills & junk. That little brown doll coat is darling & soooo you! Have a great weekend. Lisa

Kathy said...

Hi Sweetie...Just love all your treasure and especially little Clara! Could that child be any cuter???? I think NOT!
Want you to know I recieved you WONDERFUL art and goodies today...Will Post them tomorrow, so stop by and be sure to sign up for my Maiden Giveaway!!!! I think it would be right up your alley girl...

I am in LOVE with your art...every detail.
When I opened the box the soap smells just jumped out...heavenly!

Your space is looking very grand indeed!
xoxo~Kathy @ Sweet Up-North Mornings...

Sandi said...

Hi Dawn! Isn't it amazing how much you need to fill a booth and not have it look empty?? Amazing how much I need in my little 4 x 6 booth too! We took our little good luck charm along to town with us today and she is a joy!!!!!!!

Loving all your goodies!!

Linda said...

What wonderful treasures!!! I adore that little brown doll coat! Isn't it wild the things that we just fall over ourselves about?

Mona said...

Just wanted to say that the picture you've called 'Friends' should probably be called 'Sisters.' Either that or 'Friends Who Have the Same Large Ears.' LOL.

Charlene said...

Dawn I love all the goodies you got in the mail! Blog love mail is the best! Hope you & Clara found some good stuff while you were out today. She is adorable!!! Keeping a shop full & fluffed is a LOT of work!!!! I did it for 15 years. HUGS! Charlene

Cora said...

Drooling? Oh this stuff...Good luck to you!

Romeo said...

Meowllo Auntie Dawn ;)

I'm glad you got your package and that you are enjoying it! It made me happy to be able to send it and share some of "her" stash.

Your space will grow and soon be filled up. Not to worry, you always found the cutest stuff and should I also remind you of all the fantastic stuff you create?! See, there really is not problem at all :)

And little Clara?!? Oh my, I could give her LOTS of whiskers smoochies - she is a perfect doll!!!

I hope you found good things and even more so I hope you had a great time!!

Hugs and Luff to mew!

Elizabeth G. said...

Hi, Dawn!

I lurk a lot without commenting, but I am sending you warm greetings, today.

I am hoping all is well with you. And I love all of your treasures!

I love to go junking, too. So many precious things!

God bless,

GardenofDaisies said...

Love the wicker hamper and the table you painted white! I wish I lived near Georgia!

The Tin Rabbit said...

I love all your goodies...Thanks for sharing the photo...I love it! I know exactly what I want to make with it!!! That sweet grandbaby is just precious!!!! Love Ya!

Rebecca said...

Hello Dawn
Your space looks great to me~ love the little cast iron stove with the candles on it...and that baby face is just adorable!

nancarts said...

These treasures are so great! You are so lucky.
Clara is a cutie and am sure you will have good luck with your hunting trip! I love going out to shops, you never know what you will find! That makes it all the more special.
Smiles and Blessings,
Nancy C

Pattyjo said...

Clara is adorable! I am a baby lover Grandma from way back. I have 11 grandchildren and 3 are still toddler and under. She is a real cutie!
Best of luck dear friend!

Jann said...

Oh, if that Clara isn't just the most adorable little thing--you must be so crazy about her!

Sharon said...

Your space must be a treasure to see! Love your little good luck charm. Clara is just beautiful.

Lori said...

thanks for putting in the picture of Clara...i always love to see that sweet smiling get the best mail Dawn...enjoy all of your new pretties!!!

Val said...

envious of the bits and pieces in your possession – they are getting a new lease of life in your creative hands! love your work.

Barbara Jean said...

Oh yes! I am droolin'!

LOVE LOVE the little brown coat. It is so you! (and me) =)
And the lace and watch parts. oh yeah!

Great junkin' company you have there too. =)

sweet blessings

barbara jean

She Who Runs Amok said...

ooohhh...I AM have great friends! :-)

I went on a 'junque jaunt' this weekend and found some goodies too!


Angie said...

What a great bunch of treasures!! My favorites are the glass jars - love them and definitely wish they were in my home! What a wonderful friend to have sent you all those goodies!!

And little Clara... what can I say?? SWEET!!


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