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Thursday, December 27, 2012

My totally random birthday shopping spree!!!

I just have to share a few of my birthday finds with you!
I had my dear sewing machine looked at by the tech at
The Scarlet Thread quilt shop in McDonough, GA
He was such an angel....
he adjusted a teeny little thing as my bobbin
was catching a little bit and shouldn't have.
Anyway, he saw what needed to be done and POOF it was fixed!!!!

I thanked him ever so much, he told me no charge and
insisted on giving me a tiny birthday gift of fabric,
how wonderful is THAT???
And of course the quilt shop was so amazing...
I ended up spending a little birthday money there!!!

Here is a shot of some of my goodies!
I had to hit our local Goodwill and found the wonderful set of Little House books!

I found more rhinestone goodness at Michael's and of course a new bottle of Fabri-tac,
And the tiny fabric squares from the quilt store are so very beautiful.
But I do not quilt!
Who cares?
I will use these to create sweet lavender sachets.....

I found this wonderful Laura Ashley rose scented lotion today too!

I found this sweet, old children's dictionary at the thrift too!
Great images, and tons of illustrations...

I don't think you can truly see the shade of the blanket I found for our bed...
It is the palest shade of Robin's egg blue EVER!!!
It's been so cold here in Georgia...
I can't wait to get this wonderful goodness on our bed!!!

A few new ink pads and the most wonderful stamps too!

Most of  my pics from Christmas are just horrible!!
Bad lighting...etc....etc.
But I do have to share these sweet photos!
Clara and her sweet cousin Brant eating together at the baby table Christmas day ~

Wishing you a wonderful Thursday precious friends!
hugs and love,


My Vintage Studio said...

Dear Dawn,
I am so glad you had such a wonderful day out shopping. Your goodies are all wonderful!
blessings, Sharon

Theresa said...

Now see what you have done this morning? I want to go shopping now:) Looks like you had lots of fun! It really is cold here, isn't it? Love that sweet picture of the littles eating and having fun! Have a blessed day dear Dawn, HUGS!

Dorthe said...

You did find lots of wonderful goodies, Dawn. I so love the :Little House-books, and we have them here ,too. My mother read them for us when we were kids, and I read them for I can soon read them for Mathilde :-).
Wish you a beautiful thursday sweetie,
Love and hugs,Dorthe

Sweet Old Vintage said...

Just wanted to stop and and send wishes for many blessings for the coming year... You sure found some lovely things to create with.. We had a snow storm yesterday so I didn't venture out.... I did work on a couple Valentines decorations last night but have more to do...Using what I have here to do it... need to use some of my stash... then purchase more... will put pic on blog when finished... I always place Valentines out after storing Christmas and cleaning the corner... enjoy this week...

Susan said...

Oh you are going to have lots of fun creating with all your birthday goodies!! Happy Birthday! Hope your and yours New Year will be the best ever!

NanaDiana said...

Oh-I love those fabric squares. I picked up a set of those books not too long ago, too, at a garage sale. My 9 year old granddaughter is loving reading them.
You littles are so sweet all set for Christmas- xo Diana

Vee said...

I thought just before I saw your photo of goodies...Bet she bought lots of crafting delights! Glad to see that I was a little wrong. You're so going to love the fleece blanket...nothing is so warm and cozy as fleece. (John gave me a fleece nighty and now I stick to the fleece sheets as if I had be fabri-tacked.)

Cute Clara with her little cousin...lots of sweet memories.

Lorrie Orr said...

It sounds like you had a wonderful day and came home with fun new toys! So delightful!
The fabric charm pack is beautiful - who can resist something called "Paris Flea Market?"
Your little ones are darling. Hope today is wonderful for you.

At Home in English Valley said...

Hi Dawn, Great finds. My favorite Little House book is
The Long Winter. I read it every year around this time. When the winds are blowing outside, I try to imagine what it would have been like to live in that time...and am grateful for a furnace and fireplace! Why don't you quilt? Seeing your beautiful sewing, you have all the skills you need. Love those Moda a kid in a candy store! Happy New Year dear friend. Love, Penny

Lisa said...

Oh! Happy Birthday Dawn! Can't wait to see what you create with your goodies. :)

Sherry at The Rusty Pearl said...

I love your items !!!! You deserve that and much more. I cant wait to see the beauty that will come of it all.... Hope that your new year is full of many blessings my sweet friend

Sheila R - Blessed and Distressed said...

Happy belated birthday. Looks like you had a great one!

Createology said...

Happy Birthday and keep celebrating until the next one comes along. Great new/old treasures you acquired. Your littles are adorable. Blessings with Peace and Joy for all of 2013...

Marlynne said...

What a fabulous birthday shopping spree! Thank you for sharing them with us!

Pat C. said...

Wow!! Now, *that's* what I call a birthday shopping spree! What amazing finds... for an amazing birthday girl.♥ xoxo


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