"It is a token of health and gentle characteristics when women of high thoughts and accomplishments love to sew; especially as they are never more at home with their own hearts than while so occupied." ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

Monday, October 18, 2010

My Blog Giveaway from Baskets N Prims

My wonderful box arrived this weekend!!! Thank you so very much Pam!!! Such a box indeed!!! Filled with the most amazing goodies!! I hope I can list them all in one posting!!! Front and center the most amazing make do "Chickweed" , just love it....I see we both love Pineberry Lane!! Pam he is wonderful and you did such an amazing perfect job on him!! A wooden spool, vintage ticking, lovely sweet annie,dryed yarrow, and some dryed cornstalks. Pam's beeswax goodies are so wonderful, she has included a pumpkin, six corn and a wonderful beeskep. She does such beautiful cross stitching, a simply perfect little Hallow's Eve pillow and a tiny little bowl filler pumpkin and crow pillow. You can't see it in the picture, but she also included a blackened beeswax battery candle, that is sitting on my cabinet right next to my Mr Pumpkinseeds!! Now for the piece that they all were safely tucked into and so beautifully wrapped......the most beautiful handmade basket!!! Now I don't know if you girls know I am a basket collector, and I have been drooling over Pam's baskets for a long time!!! She sent a 16 inch cheese basket, and it is the most beautiful handmade basket!!! Wonderful patina, I am truely honored to own one of Pam's lovely creations!! Each and every piece she sent was primitively wonderful and I love them all!! I am one lucky Grandma!!! Thank you from the bottom of my heart and thank you to your Dear Grandson's Liam and Koko for choosing me!! Give them a big  hug and kisses from me Pam!!! Today I will be decorating my home with your wonderful amazing handmades!!


If nature has made you a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart. And though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full, and you can give things out of that." ~ Frances Burnett


Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Oh Mona!!!

What LOVELY treasures!!! Hooray for you!! I'm so glad the box arrived before you left and now you can enjoy decorating with them!!

Pam did a wonderful job and every thing looks amazing!! I too have admired her handmades and LOVE her baskets!! You will have to have a "show and tell" at the shop!!LOL

Have a wonderful day and know you are in my prayers!

Blessings and Hugs~

basketsnprims said...

so glad everything arrived safely. I'm just tickled that you like everything and thanks for such wonderful compliments. I do love Wendy's patterns, so perfectly simple and primitive. So happy too that you are a basket collector. Have a wonderful week.

dee begg said...

Wow! What a great bunch of goodies you received. Love the basket.


Rabbit Hill Primitives said...

What a wonderful giveaway you won ~ congratulations!! I'm loving that basket the most I think but it's sure hard to choose. Pam does such lovely work.

Sending hugs ~ Jenn

Speckled Hen Country Store said...

Hi Mona! Thank you for popping in to my blog~ I hope things are going well for you, you are such a sweet and caring soul! Take care, and I hope to see you soon! ~ Lynda

Angie Berry said...

How awesome! Congrats you fortunate girl! I'm sure you had a blast decorating with it all.