October 17, 2009

Gifts From Debra Of Common Ground...

The mail carrier sure made my day yesterday!
I received a box from my blog friend, Debra of Common Ground blog!
She drew my name for her incredible 200th Follower Giveaway package,
and to say I was excited is a real understatement!
When I opened the box,
the first thing I saw was the prettiest pink package for moi.
Inside the envelope was a pretty card with a sweet message from Debra,
along with her Victoria Bliss-worthy business card.From there, I commenced to figuratively drool over
each and every component of my prize package.


A package of Cranberry Walnut Cake Mix, wrapped in
a beautiful Thanksgiving turkey tea towel...
A red toile fabric bag which I'm going to repurpose...
A bar of herbal soap in the sweetest fragrance...
A Somerset Holidays publication loaded with inspiration...
A vintage card with two sweet children, which
Debra decorated with wire, ribbon and a button. So beautiful!
and
A vintage chippy clock face that I coveted from one of
Debra's posts about her booth. She GAVE it to me!

and
My most favorite prize of all...
This breathtaking 2010 journal.
It's going to be my well-loved datebook for next year.
Just look at this image - multiple pages devoted to birds and the seasons!
Check out the inside covers. See? ACORNS and oak leaves!
Obviously it was meant to be mine!
Debra, dear...I love, love, love every single thing in my package.
To use one of my Mum's terms...I was gobsmacked!
(That's a good thing!)
Thank you so much for your generosity! I wish you all of life's blessings.
JoySignatureBROWNSM

10 friends clicked here to leave a note for me:

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Hi Donna Dear, you are so very, very welcome!! I'm thrilled that you are thrilled!! That postman did a great job of getting that to you on time! So glad I'm getting to know you, I so appreciate your friendship! Hope your journal is filled with wonderful days and happy times. Blessings to you, and have a wonderful Sunday.
Debra

Terri said...

what lovely gifts and so well presented. I'm liking the chippy clock face too. it is all so wonderful!

Beth Gales said...

What a great surprise!

Michelle (Shell) May said...

Score! What a fabulous package!
bunny hugs,
shell

Claudia said...

Oh, you really won some beautiful things! Congratulations - you deserve it!

Snap said...

I just love Mail Call! It's so special when these lovely packages arrive! Well done and congratulations!

Anonymous said...

Hi Donna,
Congratulations what a beautiful and generous gift, lucky girl!
I love that journal it is stunning.
Thanks for all the blog love in the previous post, and a vintage Jag has always been a dream of mine too:)
I am working on your piece, should be ready on Wednesday:)

Have a beautiful Sunday my dear.
Hugs,
Mary
http://marywadsworthbloomingideas.blogspot.com/

Jane said...

Congratulations on winning that beautiful package of gifts...you are very deserving.
Jane

Nancy said...

I love reading your blog. It is nice to read of someone who likes Oak trees and acorns as much as I do. I grew up in Royal Oak, MI so I really like the Oak, plus my father loved trees and was always trying to plant trees in our yards if he felt they needed them. We had a magnificent Pin Oak tree in our front yard where I grew up. They was a park at the end of our street that had beautiful Burr Oak tree. I was trying to find some Burr oak acorns to send you, but have been unsuccessful so far. They are a unique acorn. The trees are beautiful this Fall in Michigan.

Cathy said...

I've been catching up on all of your wonderful posts--I've gotten so far behind in my blog reading this week. Eeks! Anyway we seem to have so many things in common! I just ordered this same 2010 planner and can't wait to see it in person! Such beautiful gifts you received! I also love the Needlecraft magazines and I only own one so far, so thank you so much for sharing the scan of it and I too have a brother that is 5 years younger than me and we are best friends and we spend hours a week on the phone. I'm glad you got to visit with yours. Well back to reading and catching up. I always enjoy reading your wonderful blog!

Cathy ♥

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