Wednesday, June 8, 2011

White Wednesday - Courtesy of the Red Shed


Did you all hear me squealin' from here to Texas awhile back?  Back in April, I'd tossed my entry into the ring for a great giveaway over at The Red Shed and went on my merry way. The Brimfield trip in May put me seriously behind on my blog reading.  I finally started catching up at the end of May and read that the winner of the giveaway had been announced on May 9th. I think my heart actually stopped for a moment when I saw that the lucky winner was Moi!!!!!!!!!!

I've been dreaming about a shopping trip to France with the 'Red Shed Girls' since I first learned about their tours; yesterday the brocante came to me.
 Just look at this postal courier bag....a perfect summer bag, complete with interior pockets to keep things organized.
A tiny bit of trivia about me...I don't wear perfume, room fresheners give me headaches, and the only scent that I truly crave for my home is lavender. Guess what this beautiful sachet is filled with? My beloved lavender...sigh!
 Look at the very cool jar, filled with white buttons...and a bar of delicious French soap. 
A book of poetry, sweet treats and a bicyclists map...
 ...mounted on linen. I've got the perfect spot in the office for it. 
 A packet of ephemera made me swoon.  
 You all know how I feel about old paper.
 This huge stack of old documents and cards is just dreamy.
 A fabric sample, a bit of lace and did you catch that beautiful necklace in this photo?
 I'm sure I've forgotten something.  I was the fortunate recipient of the most generous giveaway ever, and I want to shout out a big  "THANK YOU" to the Red Shed...unpacking that box was better than Christmas!  

I'm linking up with Faded Charm for White Wednesday - check it out!

11 comments:

  1. Wow, what a fantastic giveaway. The ephemera is just gorgeous. Tam

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  2. What a treat for you Jan, Miss Ephemera that you are...wink.

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  3. Lucky girl! What a fabulous giveaway.
    Happy WW,
    Susan

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  4. Wow..you are quite the lucky girl!
    Love all your new treasures!!

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  5. Hi Gracie...

    Wow!!! Girl, you made off like a bandit with that great giveaway from the Red Shed! Congrats...I'm sooo happy for you! I was salivating big time looking through all the lovely gifts! AWESOME!!!

    Just wanted to stop by to say thank you for coming by today! Yes, my visit with Gloria from Happy To Be blog was sooo much fun! I really appreciated your sweet note...thank you!!!

    Warmest wishes,
    Chari @Happy To Design

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  6. Oh my goodness..what a sweet give away!
    LOVE everything!
    Enjoy.
    Debbie

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  7. How fun...congratulations on your win!

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  8. WOW,WOW,WOW!!! Congratulations to you! Awesome win!!!
    ~Debra xxx
    Capers of the vintage vixens

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  9. Oh wow, and congratulations! I'd say you hit the mother lode!!
    Blessings!!

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  10. Wow lucky you!! Lovin all the pretties and I think the postel bag is fantastic, what a great bag!!
    Only the slugs but not the millepedes.. freak you out ? :-))))
    Thanks for stopping by!
    Hugs,
    Bella

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  11. Holy gucamole!!! what a haul...you so deserve this wonderful beyond
    generous giveaway.... What are the red shed girls...sounds intriging ...France...swoon ..major fabulous shopping !!!

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