Saturday, September 3, 2011

One for me, one for you! (revisited)

First a great big THANK YOU to all who left birthday wishes and shared birthday memories with me during this past week! I am feeling much better, thank you…still not completely over whatever summer germ I picked up, but at least functioning again!

I loved reading the birthday memories. Some were sweet, some were tender, some were funny…and they all made me feel immeasurably better!

Virtual friends are wonderful friends!

Another thing that made me feel better this week was receiving the most wonderful package from Tina at What We Keep! I mentioned here that I was lucky enough to win a giveaway she sponsored. She had promised an apron and a gift card, but there was much, much more!

I opened the box and saw something red! I was confused…I was sure the apron was supposed to be of brown linen! I pulled it out, and what did I see?

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What a cute bag! A sturdy red canvas bag, embroidered with "red hen home” over chicken wire!

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That wasn’t the end of the treasures… I pulled out 1, 2, 3…

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…4, 5, 6 fluffy little chicks! Inspired, I know, by my own six chicklets! Plus there was a cute blue bird with a tag that says, “It’s the smallest birds who sing the sweetest songs.”

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Then there was this darling red-and-white striped dishtowel embroidered with my initial…

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…And this beautiful apron embroidered with a fancy red hen just for me! I love it! Sorry about the blurry picture in the mirror…I sent the chicklets (my surrogate photographers) to bed!

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Thank you, Tina! You really made my day!

Now I have the chance to return the favor! The winner of my birthday giveaway for the custom beadboard sign is:


Laura from I’m So Vintage!


Laura has a lovely etsy shop that just happens to be where I purchased the wooden shoe last that appears next to several of the beadboard signs in this collage! That coincidence tickles my fancy Winking smile


So Laura, I hope you’ve been thinking about what you’d like on a beadboard sign.

I’m thinking something along these lines, maybe?

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Ali Richardson said...

Happy belated b-day!! SO glad you're feeling better :)
Congrats to the winner...lucky lucky!!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Oh my gosh, what a great and generous package you received, Korrie! She is so talented ~ I love everything you got. Of course, I love the towel especially, because my first initial is a "K", too! : )

Grammy Goodwill said...

What a great giveaway you won. I'm glad you're feeling better.

SImple and Serene Living said...

I am so excited to be the winner of one of your beautiful signs. Now I just have to figure out what I want it to say 8-)

Tina@WhatWeKeep said...

Hi Korrie,

I'm so glad you love your gifts!

Thanks so much for your sweet compliments and sharing your excitement.

Congrats to Laura for winning one of your fabulous signs!

Glad to hear you are feeling better.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend! : )


Gypsy Heart said...

Congrats to Laura!

Your gift is wonderful too ~ I know you're excited. So many gorgeous things and perfect for Red Hen Home. Tina is very talented.

So happy you're feeling better!

Ellen said...

Wow - she spoiled you with all of those sweet gifts, didn't she? That apron is absolutely precious! And how exciting for ImSoVintage too! Love the little shoe last ... Laura has a great Etsy shop!

bj said...

Congrats to the lucky winner. :))

bj said...

Congrats to the lucky winner. :))

The Painted Parlor said...

How fun, you lucky girl!! Glad you're feeling better, I HATE being sick :(

Happy late birthday!! Mine's comin up. Are you a Virgo too ?! :)

Lolly Jane said...

love love love it. what a sweet gal to give you that, shows she's a thoughtful person. lucky girl! (:

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

Happy belated bday! Great treasures you received!

Rachel said...

What a wonderful gift!! I love the blogging world. Such fun and amazing things like this happens. So many good people in this big wide world of ours.