Tuesday, May 10, 2011

I Love Handmade Things

I have two exciting, handmade things to share.

First up, I won Katie's giveaway from the blog J&K.  She is extremely talented, and made a cute little clutch that I am swooning over.  She put my adorable gifts in a vintage tin, which is beautiful in itself.  Inside, she included a note, some homemade peanut butter granola (recipe here), and notecards with a matching trinket dish.  Oh Katie, you have no idea how much I love trinket dishes. 

As you can see below, the clutch is adorable, and is going to be heavily used (because something this beautiful cannot simply sit around and be stared at).  Thank you Katie!

My second thing is my beautiful glass pumpkin, made by the talented glass blowers of Avolie Glass on Etsy.  I have been stalking this seller for a while, and when they had a 25% off all items for Mother's Day sale, I couldn't have been more thrilled. 

The way the colors are blended on this pumpkin is just beautiful.  It will have a permanent home on my mantle.


25th Fabulous Street said...

Pretty things!
Thank you very much for your comment.
Just find your blog and definitely a follower.
Stop by my blog again,I am having Vivienne Westwood Dress Giveaway so enter if you like!

Gawgus things... said...

Thanks for your lovely comment - hey, love the pumpkin! Too cool :)

Erin said...

Wow-that glass at the bottom is fabulous! Thanks for stopping by my blog!


Marissa said...

That pumpkin is adorable! And I absolutely love little handmade gifts :) xoxo Marissa


Eliz said...

You are so lucky! I really like that glass pumpkin:)



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