Sunday, 27 April 2008

Sunday Catch Up and a Giveaway

Happy Sunday Everyone!

Rain was expected today but before it started I was able to hit 2 bootsales.

I found a bag of postcards but they wanted £1 each so I choose my 3 favourites.

And wonderfully written on the backs.

I knew I'd love these books just by their covers,

and wasn't disappointed when I looked inside, such cute images.

And another old looking box which contained some great cards for crafting

I was hunting for vintage ric rac on eBay the other day and managed to find some so jumped in quickly with a bid and was lucky enough to "win".

My mum also treated me to some jars on a visit to a local antique haunt,

and ribbons she thought I could use for presents and crafts - thanks mum!

Nene at Love Conquers All had a great giveaway over at her blog... there was not just a gift for one but a gift we could ALL use.
It was this GORGEOUS picture of Audrey Hepburn to use as we wished!

What fun... I love Audrey Hepburn... my room is covered in her images so I knew I could do something with this!
Then I remembered that I still had to offer a giveaway following one I won over at Creative Art & Craft.

Alison sent me this and I just needed to offer an ATC or similar to my readers.
I have on offer these 9 Audrey Hepburn tags,

So yes, that's 9 winners. Here's some close ups,

I will draw the 9 people from the hat next Saturday 3rd May, just leave me a comment on this post between now and then!
Right I have some blogs to catch up on, enjoy the rest of your day.


LiLi M. said...

I wanted to write that I love those little Joan Walsh Anglund books...and then I saw that you have a giveaway! Drop my name in that hat! Those tags are gorgeous! Suppose I'd win I would make a give away too! (but I'm out of town untill May 12th).

Gill at Lucy Locket said...

Great finds! I didn't manage to get round the boot sale before the rain unfortunately, I only bought a book and some coasters.....

Alison Gibbs said...

What fabulous things you got at the boot sales. Love those postcards.
Love your giveaway tags.

BritGal' Sarah said...

Love the little books and the ribbon, great job Mom!

Audrey is an icon for most women I think :-)

Nene said...

Sweet Victoria,

I love what you did with the Audrey Hepburn image I gave everyone. I love them so much, I want to buy some of these off of you;-)) Email me or I you OK!!

**I will do a post on this to spread the word for you is that OK!! And by the way, I hope I win your "giveaway too, I love it!"

Jeannene (nene)

Scrappy Jessi said...

Hey Cute girl!!
what fun thingds today!!!
I made tags with that image too. she is so fab!!!
how funny!
Im glad you are getting inot the swapping world! so fun

Treasure Barn said...

I found your blog through Love Conqures All. I love it. What pretty things you have my dear!

Sing me up for your give away and if you don't mind I want to put your link on my blog.


Sophee-a Laroo Bijoux and Sheri too said...

OOOh, I love those tags. I have Audrey Hepburn in my one area because it does not match but I do not care. I have a large poster surrounded by Tiffany boxes of course!

Jeanne said...

You really got some wonderful goodies. Joan Walsh Anglund is one of my favorite illustrators. I so adore her sweet images. And the Audrey Hepburn tags are fabulous!

Lucy Bloom said...

Hi Victoria, some great finds at the boot sales, especially the postcards. Isn't it annoying though when things cost more than pennies, must have been hard having to choose just three! Your tags are great too.
Lucy x

cindy said...

Great finds!


Country Cottage Chic said...

You had some great finds this week! The tags are fabulous - please count me in!

Anonymous said...

Hello Victoria ( I love your name ) I love those tags! Count me in sweetie! What great treasures you found! Love that JWA book!



Vintage Amethyst said...

Oh no, my post just disappeared into thin air!!! Where did it go ... come back here at once!
Anyhoo, as I was saying you have some fab goodies there & I just love ric rac!
I love those tags too so count me in please, thank you sweetie.
Glad you entered my giveaway too.
love Alison x

Diane said...

Lovely finds! Love your tags too!
Count me in.

Melissa said...

Oh I love all your finds and presents; how lovely. Your tags are lovely too. I have to look around the rest of your blog now too.

Mary Isabella said...

I droped by for the toy party and then saw this wonderful give away. Please enter me. You have some of the same toys my daughter had growing up. Brought back so many sweet memories....

Melissa said...

What great books and finds!!!