Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Gifts from Friends ~



I'm not sure how I got so lucky, but I won a give away by Tammy over at Scattered Seed Samplers.  If you've not checked out her blog, it is a must see.  She is a talented cross stitch designer and you can join her Little Sparrow Pinkeep Club to receive the most wonderful kits.  She has THE MOST AMAZING antique sewing collectibles ~ things I've never seen before.  I won this sweet little thread holder and these BEAUTIFUL hand dyed silk threads.  THANK YOU Tammy :)


My dear friend Saundra over at Woodland Primitives surprised me with this little angel who is guarding my Christmas cards.  She is the sweetest little thing.


Oh, my camera is giving me fits tonight.  I am pretty sure it is operator error . . . sigh.
 
Look at that face.  Lousy picture ~ so much prettier in person.  I don't think there is anything that Saundra can't do.  Thank you, girlfriend :)


From my dearest friend Wink ~ this little green featheredge plate.  Soft paste - probably 1780's.  What can I say other than WOW!  I have many pieces of blue featheredge, but only a few green.

 
She also gave me a couple celluloid Santas to add to my collection, including this guy in the car.

 
I am truly blessed to have such wonderful friends :)
 
My snowman mat is nearing completion.  I just have this corner left to hook. 


Thanks so much for stopping by.
Pug hugs :)
Lauren

14 comments:

  1. Wonderful gifts and thoughtful too. I started a small rug today, got all the design done and started on the background, forgot how involved I can get once I start;)

    Debbie

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  2. wonderful gifts indeed! Lovely lovely items.
    Happy New Year
    Cathy

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  3. You are truly blessed to have such generous friends but you are also very generous yourself... My mother would say, you reap what you sow...
    Love that cute angel.

    It's just about time to change the calendar. Where has the time gone to.

    Happy New Year.
    Hugs,
    JB

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  4. And the more Christmas items for you to put away and bring out again next year, lol. You're coming along just great on your snowman mat and looking forward to seeing all done. Then what's next?

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  5. Wow, those are beautiful gifts. The Angels face is so sweet.

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  6. I was so excited that day you one Tammy's giveaway. Your other gifts are wonderful too. You have some very nice friends Lauren. I hope you enjoy your week and have a very Happy New Year!

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  7. Such wonderful gifts!! Hope you had a good Christmas. Thank you for my card!

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  8. You truly are blessed my friend...in more ways than one. Congrats on the wonderful win...going to have to check out her blog!! And I adore the little angel....doesn't get much sweeter than that! LOVE the snowman mat more and more the more you show. Is that your pattern/design or??? Yes...I may be tempted...but I have promised I need to finish J's stocking first so he will at least have it next Christmas LOL. Smiles & Snowy Hugs ~ Robin

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  9. Tammy does do beautiful things over at Scattered Seed. Lucky you for winning! It's nice to have great friends (like you!) Hope you enjoy the end of the year doing what you enjoy most - Hugs Mel

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  10. You must have been a very good girl. What treasures!!!

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  11. Morning Lauren, wow!!!!! Such wonderful goodies, you are blessed. Happy New Year!!!! Blessings Francine.

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  12. What dear friends... what wonderful thoughtful gifts...you have the most amazing collections. Oh how I would love to visit your home at Christmas time or anytime for that matter...Looking forward to seeing your snowman rug upon completion...Happy New Year...Hugs from Maine...

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  13. That is very nice Lauren!!!!!!
    Happy New Year ( with no snow)

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