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Pearls and Lace, My Favorites!

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Pearls and Lace Thursday #64 and a Winner!

Wildflowers and Roses
The items I'm sharing this week for Pearls and Lace Thursday were for the most part items I recently came across through garage sales, flea markets, and online shopping.



I have recently had a huge love for sewing items, especially boxes and lace.  Or maybe I should say boxes full of lace!  (that is if I could find them full!)


And another item I'm loving right now is books.  OLD books!





My love for music has been life-long, therefore the beautiful covers of works of music always catch my eye.


And these boxes are perfect for storing lovelies and laces!



I am going to be making these pincushions for gift-giving as well as possibly to sell at my etsy store and ebay....  It looks so easy!  2 doilies, an inner pillow for needles or just looks, and a ribbon to hold it together!  This one I found in an etsy store.  It is a pair of tatted doilies and soooo adorable!  I just had to have it!

And now for the winner of my giveaway.  Thanks to each of you who joined me for Pearls and Lace Thursday last week!  Y'all have some GORGEOUS items and I'm so glad you shared them with us!

Dawn you Bohemian you....I can't leave a comment on your blog!!! I've tried and tried...
but thank you anyhow for joining me so many wonderful weeks for P&L!!!
Love your style lady!!


We're having another party today!  It's time for Pearls and Lace Thursday.  Please be sure and add your post's url code to the link below (not your blog's url), and please link back to this post somewhere on your blog.  I love joining the parties out there, and it's so much fun to see what everyone shares. 
I'll be joining a few this week as well, so be sure and have a look at the List of Weekly Link Parties to the right on the sidebar!!!

OK...now it's time.  The winner of my giveaway is Mary!
Be sure and check out her PYREX blog!  It's amazing!
Mary, please check your email because I'm going to send you the news and request your address!!
Thanks so much to each of you who follow and comment and join the party!
Hope you all have a wonderfully blessed weekend!
Doni




13 comments:

Curtains In My Tree said...

I lost you for a while but now your found LOL

I love that last give a way and I had trouble yesterday leaving comments on certain blogs also I know the Bohemian dawn lady will be happy

Janice

Mary said...

Hi Doni,
Thank you! I am thrilled! Like people always say, i've never won a blog giveaway and this is too exciting :) Blessings~ Mary @ Vintage Comfort

Bohemian said...

First let me thank you for the generous Gift I just won!! *Whoo Hoo!* Sorry about the Blog Comment glitch, I'm hearing that a lot, but due to some Troll & Spam I've had in the past I'm reluctant to lift the filters that protect against negatives like that. I've always wanted my space in the Blogasphere to be full of positive energy & what uplifts everyone, including me. *winks* Thankfully a Blog Friend was able to get a comment to Post to tell me about my winnings! *Smiles* Now, you've made my day! Been going through a tough patch of Family Crisis so having something Special happen at just the right time is very uplifting! Thank you again.

I too have suddenly had a passion for the Old Books because their covers are so mangificently aged & usually made of fabrics or leather. When I go Goodwill Hunting I always look for Old Books now, just found a Trio for $4 that were 1920 era & a lovely shade of Burgundy with Gold Lettering.

Thank you for your sweet words... Blessings & a Hug from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

Michelle said...

What beautiful gifts:) I especially like the roses!

Jeannie B. said...

I loved everything in your post today. I wish I could just open your old book and read it and go through the scripture box verse by verse. I am sure you enjoy thoses. Your pictures are lovely!

Bohemian said...

Hi Doni... I cannot get the e-mail function to work, so here is my E-Mail address & I can give you my address from there in a PM... thanks for stopping by that Vardo Post... it is a Vision isn't it? I'm so happy to have found that site via another Blog Friend, I adore Vardos!

Dawn... The Bohemian
RCGrose@juno.com

Shirley said...

You found some wonderful things. I love lace and old books too!

The Paper Princess said...

HI Doni

I've missed visiting these past few weeks but life has been so busy - I hope you are well!

As usual, your blog is full of lovelies! It's always s joy to see what you are sharing each week!

I am hosting a fabulous giveaway on my blog in celebration of my upcoming 2nd blogaversary - if you haven't entered, be sure to stop by and check it out - it would make a wonderful gift for you or someone special!

Ramona
http://create-with-joy.com

LV said...

What a lucky lady winning that great gift.

reimaginedtreasures.blogspot.com said...

HPS! Your pictures are sooo pretty...love the colors you put together. I am loving lace too lately. Drop by and see my post if you want to see my creations.

chubskulit said...

I love Saturdays, lots of Pinktastic stuff to see. Thanks for sharing your beautiful pink!

My Pink is here, hope you can come by and see. Have a great week weekend!

Marianne said...

Hello, Doni...

Oh my, I think all of your items are sooo pretty..from the blue blushed bowl with the pink flowers, the pink embroidery down to the sectioned boxes that hold lacey goodies. I do like the 'pincushion' very much. What lovely finds.

Blessings,
Marianne

Lori Anderson, Pretty Things said...

That was a lovely, generous give away! Wow, so beautiful!

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