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Friday, April 5, 2013

Sweet Spoolie

Do you want to see something really cute?
Sandy from "521 Lake Street" had an Easter Spoolie Swap.
 I was paired with Joyce from "Scrap For Joy".
She created this darling Spoolie.
It is perched high atop a vintage Jello mold.
I just love it, Joyce!
Joyce is an amazingly creative lady.
She made this adorable swag.
I love the tiny creatures she so artfully crafted.
Thank you, my sweet new friend!
Do you see what I see?
Polka dots a plenty...
Joyce gave me two of the cutest little egg cups.
I just love them!
Bunny Express with a truck load of fresh carrots...
Could they be from Mr. McGregor's Garden?
Tea Time at Chenille Cottage 

Bunny Hugs...

The Red Hutch all decked out for Spring.
My grandmother passed her Desert Rose dishes on to me.
I have many memories of Easter dinner at her house as a girl.
I miss her so much!

Dearest Joyce,
Thank you for this darling keepsake.
It is so sweet and will grace my kitchen this Spring.
I love every thoughtful gesture and each lovely gift.
In the coming weeks I will be sharing all of your red pretties, too.
I am thankful to have gained a dear new friend.
I'm so happy you stopped, my dear blogging family and friends.

Blessings to each one of you
 and a Happy Spring!

Carolynn  xoxo

"For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone.
The flowers appear on the earth;
 the time of the singing of birds is come
 and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.

The fig tree putteth forth her green figs,
 and the vines with the tender grapes give a good smell.
Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away."
Song of Solomon 2:11-13
I'm linking with these lovely blogs...

       Sunny Simple Life
       Seasonal Sunday
       The Dedicate House
       The Little Red House
        Boogie Board Cottage
        Etsy Cottage Style
        Knick Of Time
        Rose Chintz Cottage
        Lavender Garden Cottage
        Tuesdays at Our Home
        Coastal Charm
        Budget Decorating Party
        Friends Sharing Tea
        A Stroll Thru Life
        You're Gonna Love It
        Cozy Little House
        Tuesdays The Scoop
        Lavender Garden Cottage
        Rose Chintz Cottage
        Sue Loves Cherries
        Blissful Whites Wednesday
        Open House Party
         A Sheltering Tree
        Whatever You Want Wednesday
         Have A Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson
         A Delightsome Life
         The Thrift Groove
         Bernideen's Open House
         Faith Grace Crafts
         Little Homestead On The Hill
         Rooted In Thyme
         Country Whites Weekend
         Thrifty Things Friday
         Lady Bird Ln
        The Charm of Home
        Friday Favorite Features
        My Turn For Us
        Farmgirl Friday Blog Hop
        Anything Blue Friday
        I Gotta Create
        Common Ground
        Mockingbird Hill Cottage
        Show-Licious Saturday's



vivian said...

Good morning Carolyn! such sweet things you got from joyce! I'm dreading putting easter away... maybe next weekend! ha! maybe not!
having company this weekend.. so its staying up for now. you have such a lovely home and I LOVE the desert rose dishes. I've always thought it would be nice to have a set.
have a great day!

Melanie said...

You have found a talented new friend!! It is a lovely keepsake!!
Love the Desert Rose dishes! My mother in love has a set and they are gorgeous! I have always admired these.

Primitive Stars said...

Morning, what a many wonderful treasures I see....Love the little Peter Rabbit tea set, oh my, so cute.......Spring Blessings Francine.

ImagiMeri said...

Good Morning Carolynn,

Well now you certainly made out well from the swap. Joyce is such a lovely lady, and she's an amazing crafter, too.

Have a Blessed weekend,

Bernideen said...

that buffet is loaded with cute spring/Easter things! How fun to share this collection!!!

Elaine @ Sunny Simple Life said...

I was wondering what a spoolie was. I see very pretty. Hope all is well. Been a busy running around spring break. Teens never seem to want to stay home do they? What is the matter with them?

Jann Olson said...

Oh Carolynn your spoolie gift is just the sweetest! What a creative gal she is. I love your Desert Rose collection. That is one thing I don't collect. Love it, but must resist! lol! It looks so lovely in your hutch Have a safe trip and God bless your sweet mother!
p.s. So glad you shared your goodies with SYC.

Dorthe said...

Dear Carolyn,
what a happy post, so sweet giveaway winn`s from your friend, and that most wonderful little tea set with Peter Rabbit, is lovely.
Thankyou for such a colourful and happy post, dear.
Hugs and smiles from Dorthe

Scrap for Joy said...

You make me blush! I am so happy that the little spoolie has joined your other charming Spring decorations. Eeeeeek! I see that bunny on the bicycle with the better hide him. The Desert Rose dishes look beautiful in your hutch. I'm sorry now that I passed on keeping my Mother's. every thing you do has such a loving touch....I love coming here to visit to see what you're "up to".
We are finally having Spring weather here today with more in the days makes me smile and feel light of heart when the sun is shining.
Take care and enjoy the weekend!

Dewena Callis said...

I love the Song of Solomon verses and your Desert Rose dishes are timeless!

Nancy Carr said...

Everything is so pretty. Blessings

Cozy Thyme Cottage said...

Darling sweet spool and she must be a sweet talented friend! I love Peter Rabbit things. Nancy

Old Time Cindy said...

Well, now I know...I didn't know what a spoolie was. How cute! Thank you kindly for boot scootin’ on over to the Old Time Party!
Farmhouse hugs,

Elena said...

Oh Carolynn those are just wonderful gifts! I am so fascinated with the spoolies. Spring is such a wonderful time of year. I also love that you posted one of my life verses at the end, Song of Solomon 2:11 -13. It is always so fun visiting you dear friend. You always lift my spirits and make me think of things above!

Patti said...

Oh, I'm loving your spring dress up on the red hutch! I just want to come over and see your cute house in person! You sure had a nice spoolie swap!

The Farmers Daughter said...

I'm enjoying all the Spoolies I've been seeing lately. Such fun!
Sunday Blessings!

Doni said...

Hello Carolynn!
I love your spring pretties! How sweet of Joyce to gift you with such lovely items. I'm excited for you! And the hutch with the Desert Rose dishes...SO pretty!!
THank you so much for joining me for my party!!

craftyles said...

Oh Carolynn, those eggs cups are dear. I am in love with your sweet Beatrix Potter vignette. It is just perfect for the season. I'm going back to take a second look at all the eye candy!

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

How very sweet - what a beautiful Spoolie! Love all your sweet Spring/Easter decor - especially the Beatrix Potter items. I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

Maria Elena said...

What beautiful treasures! I love, love the little spoolie!!! And the egg cups just stole my heart. I love polka dots! Very pretty, Carolynn!

Denise Marie said...

Very sweet! love the desert rose collection. Wish I could post my bunny garland!

Marcia Pilar said...

Love your hutch, Carolynn. Since we brought Miss Maple home (our hutch), I have such a soft spot for them. Love Beatrix Potter, especially Peter. :)
I'm on a blogging leave, mostly hanging out at my new facebook page, Glitter and a Movie, but I'm still visiting with my favorite bloggy friends.

Red Rose Alley said...

The ceramic bunnies are soooo cute. They remind me of me and my three kids. Your hutch is filled with many lovelies. It looks like you are enjoying the spring.

Have a nice weekend.

Jann Olson said...

Hi Carolynn, just thinking of you lately. Hope everything is alright with your dear mother.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Oh, I love everything pretty for Spring! What fun you are having and everything works perfectly for your decorating! Sweet hugs!

Sherry Hahn said...

Hope you are well Carolynn. I just thought of you and missed you. Take care!

Vesna said...

What a many wonderful treasures Carolynn. Everything is soooo cute.
Hope you have a lovely day!

Jenny said...

What beautiful treasures!

You surround yourself with grace and beauty everywhere in your home!

You must have a beauty-full heart!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I was just stopping by to see if you had posted lately. I miss you my friend! Sweet hugs!

Little Susie Home Maker said...

Hello! I love your spooly and your pretty bunny. So many pretty things in this post. I miss you and hope you are good.

Tea Cottage Pretties said...

Hello it is so nice to meet you. Thank you for commenting on my pins and for your nice words. I am happy to be your new follower. Hugs, Beverly