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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Lucky gal and a trade call =)

I am sitting here, 11 at night. I am ready for bed but I thought I write a short post. I have been lucky at the Cottage Charm Giveaway to win ONE of my favorite giveaways even... I was so excited to open up my package and unwrap these.These are my gifts from Shari at My Cottage of Bliss. Please visit her blog, you will not regret it. Its very inspiring and there is also a very informative tutorial if you are fixing to paint your next shabby chic piece of furniture.
The plate is really pretty. I Love Bavarian china...!! And the phone.... oh, it is a very unique piece in my book and I love it. I think it looks great with the little ...hmm, well...its a soap dish but I want it in my studio not in the bathroom. Its a clawfoot tub with roses. Maybe its a start of a porcelain pieces with pink roses collection.

OK, I finally took that loooong trip, (its about 35 miles I think) to the nearest city so go to the book store for my copy of Marie. Bahhhh!! They didn't have it...grrrrrr. I bought the Sew Somerset and ran out. Well, I like it and it has a lot of inspiring projects in it but remembering the previous issue. There where some works featured that I loveedd. Seemed like they were right down my alley. So if anyone reading this has that issue and want to trade.... I'm game

To be specific... The following is the issue I'm looking for...

This following is a scetch I really wanted to show off. I tried to scetch Marie Antionette's chemise, that she is wearing, if you look at my logo above, in that picture... it may not be exact but I was thrilled. I also scetched the swags on top and bottom. Not too shabby huh?? OK, I did the scetch on a writing journal thinking , owh, its just a scetch and I'm probably going to make a crappy job of it anyway but when I was done, owh, I was mad... So I scanned and PS'ed it and also added a little to it and here it is...

I have finished another page in my altered book this evening, but lighting was bad being it got late so I didn't bother taking pictures. I will tommorrow morning though and I look forward to share.

I'm off the get some beauty sleep.

Hugs To All


Allidink said...

Oh girl lucky you! What a cute giveaway that was! Hey great drawing it is super adorable! Sorry you couldn't find Marie. :( I think you can order it from Barnes and Noble online or Amazon!

All the best,

Shari @ My Cottage of Bliss said...

Sonia, I'm so glad the plate and planter arrived safely and you like them. They certainly do look cute sitting there on your shelf. :)

LillySue said...

Sonia~ Your blog is just looking SO lovely!! Love your drawing!

debi @ life in my studio said...

Love your sweet new treasures! That phone planter is really fun. And your sketch is beautiful!!!

Cottage Rose said...

Hello Sonia; What a very lucky gal you are. I really love your winnings. the phone is just so darn cute. I love your sketch as well, you are very good. thanks for sharing.