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Friday, April 16, 2010

Birds, thoughts and a giveaway!


I love this bird plate....
all the speckled eggs with brown and cream tones ~
for you...


A couple of bird images for you....






I'm trying so hard to get on a better schedule...
but I'm just naturally a night owl!!
So now, to prepare for the Barn House show,
I want to get busy creating.
But I'm going to make sure that the items
are light and can be shipped by the box full
to Portland and not cost an arm and a leg!





I've had this recent fascination with peat pots....
I can't get enough of them!!
So I think that I'll try to alter one and see what it will turn out like ~
Maybe with sweet wire handles....
seam binding tied on each side...
and then I need to decide how
I want to fill them and decorate the outside.
I think they need to be earthy...
but who know what they'll turn out like ~





You know how we all adore free images, right??
for some gorgeous prints....and
she's even posted the first in the series
on her blog for you to have now!




Mitzi of Mitzi's Collectibles Blog is having a blogiversary giveaway HERE!!!




You all are my angels....
thank you for always stopping by and saying hello!!!
Wishing you a wonderful Friday sweet friends,
Hugs and love,
Dawn



31 comments:

BellaRosa said...

Dawn amor, Beautiful images! Thank you for sharing them with us :) I will go see that blog and look at all her lovely free images! I am so proud of you for starting off this journey so great! You've posted early and hopefully sleepin by now, I posted for my mama's Bday...how in the world do you add accent marks over the letters? lol I tried...anyways, my post is done, I will be going to sleep soon myself, and maybe in a month of doing this...I will finally feel rested lol Sad right :) but still....no sugar for me..yay lol Have a beautiful day amor! Besos, Rose

ps...Dawn....SMILE!

Dorthe said...

Hi sweetie, goodmorning from here.
I love your birdimages,thanks so much, and I`m sure your pea pots will end up as wonderfull, as ever,when finished in your very special beautifull way.
Hugs and love ,Dorthe

Lori said...

i love peat pots too...do you remember when Lauren was making her peat pot babies...i just loved those so much...i always wished i had bought one from her...

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Hi Dawn,
your images are gorgeous - thank
you sooo much for sharing.If you're in need of a lovly Lady image come on over I just posted one.Have a great day sweet friend.
Hugs
Marie

sepiadreams said...

Love the images Dawn...Thanks and have a wonderful weekend..LOve Tiina..

tarnishedandtattered.blogsot.com said...

Hey Woman,
Well, I see you pulled it outta your %$#% once again! LOL Me

Joy Lett said...

Dawn- maybe find (or make) some old seed packages to go with your peat pots. Have a good day.

Vee said...

You're fascinated with peat pots? It never ceases to amaze me what grabs you creative types. I'll be watching to see what you do with them. Off to Abbie's...

Diane said...

Dawn, who would EVER think of using peat pots but you! Fantastic idea! It just goes to show that garden centers and hardware stores are the artist's friend!
Can't wait to see what you do with these! They must have lace of course!

Hugs! Diane

Gerry said...

Dawn, your interest in peat pots is no doubt going to spread like wild fire, you know that don't you ! ! !
Thanks for introducing us to Mitzi's Collectibles. What a great site.
I do look forward to all of your posts.
♥♥♥,
Gerry

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

Gorgeous images, thank you!

And girl, I know that you're a night owl, too. We often post stuff at the same time in the wee hours. :-)

Have a beautiful weekend, my friend!

Anne

Mary Ellen said...

Looking forward to seeing how you gorgeous up those peat pots!

Miss Sandy said...

How fun to play with peat pots! I just know they will be fantastic as will be the show. Have fun playing and may your weekend be filled with joy and gladness!

Rebecca said...

Hi Dawn
Thank you for the great images, love the birds and can never get enough of them.
Blessings today!
Rebecca

kathy said...

Loving peat pots myself -- couldn find them at Easter -- but recently did --our sweet Vikki made me one a year ago -- with a sweet vintage angel - too cute! See Karlas Cottage -- such sweet ones with frozen charlottes --Kathy - ga ♥

June said...

You spoil us with such amazing images. I love that you are such a generous soul.
I cannot wait to see what you do with the peat pots! Of course it will be crazy awesome!!!
I have missed so many great post here and have to go back and catch up a bit my friend.
Hugs to you sweet.

The Tin Rabbit said...

Love, love these beautiful images! Thank You! I like using peat pots too!!! They look really cute with a scrap of old paper simply glued to them and a little moss in the top! Have a wonderful Sunday! XO

Abi said...

Gosh I have been absent for a while...hope you are doing well Dawn.
I love the bird pictures... do you have any old pictures of Humming Birds? I love watching them feed, makes washing the dishes much more fun!
Must go check out the giveaway!
Hope you have a lovely weekend :O)

Anonymous said...

I bought a bunch of peat pots years ago, planning to do something amazing and wonderful, but they're still stacked and waiting for inspiration to strike. So, Dawn, It's up to you to inspire us. If nothing else, just planted with grass seed and used at each place setting tied with a bow and a little egg or a wrapped chocolate in the grass looks nice.
Blessings,
Annie

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

Sunshine predicted for this weekend in the NW! Yippeee! :-)

I adore your blog. And, I think those little peat pots are going to be so darn cute. Very clever.

I want to buy two tutorials...the bird and snowman...I'm not up to date on the system. Help?

Huggies,
Spencer

Hege said...

I love the images Dawn - they are beautiful:-)
Have a nice weekend,
hugs Hege.

Glycérine said...

Many thanks for the photos :)
And have a good week end !!
see you !!!

CosmoGirl Carla said...

Thanks for the images. You always share the best ones.

Oh, I've been crazy on peat pots too! I've been buying them in different shapes and sizes, painting some, decoupaging others with papers, images, old stamps, etc. Can't wait to see what creativity you have in store for yours!

Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

Dawn, I can't wait to see what you mkae with the peat pots!

Shopgirl said...

Thank You Dear Dawn, the pictures are lovely...I will find a reason to use them.
One day I will come to see you and you will have the Peat pots being something wonderful.
We have sun this morning and the promiss of 70 today, I am so ready for warm, not hot!!!!
There is magic in this time of year, birth of something special, the promiss of new things, new ideas. Love, Mary

Secondhandrose said...

I can't wait to see what springy things you come up with. The images you posted are really pretty.

karen

My Grama's Soul said...

Dawn......I am looking forward to what you come up with for the Barn House Show. I know it will be something amazing.

Blessings,

Jo

Peridots Garden Blog said...

Dearest Dawn,

Oh how I love your posts! Your words inspire me and at the same time I'm filled with gratitude because you are you! You make this world a better place and I am so gratful!

Stop by if you get a chance, I know Sunday must be busy for you but I have a post that I hope you'll enjoy!

XO

Sandy

Sue said...

Love the images - thanks so much for sharing them! I was needing a good bird one for a project I am working on and these are perfect!

Sue E.

Lana of Honeysuckle Lane said...

Dawn ~ I love that egg plate! Thank you for sharing all the beautiful images with us. Have fun with the peat pots. I enjoy working with them, too! :)
God Bless, Lana

Nancy @ Live love laugh said...

As always such pretty pics! I think those will be perfect for spring! I'll check them out!I passed on a Beautiful Blogger award to you on my blog. If you'd like, come on by!
~Nancy

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