Friday, October 9, 2009


I recently won a giveaway over at
Sew On and Sew On, and the package arrived yesterday in this pretty box.

I won this adorable Rose Cottage! I fell in love with Noelle's little houses the first time I saw one, and when it arrived I discovered they are even cuter in real life than they are in pictures.

Here is a side view ... I love the little embroidered roses.

Just to give you an idea of how tiny the cottage is, here it is next to a coffee mug. It is only 3" in height and 2.5" wide.

Noelle included a few extra goodies in the box. These handmade chocolates were SO good that ... well, they're gone. I couldn't stop.

Also inside the box was a package of Cath K tissues, rose scented candle, fairy tin and little mirror. I was so surprised and delighted to discover those treasures. Thank you, Noelle!

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Here are some of the artist trading cards I received recently from my little swap group. The theme for September was back-to-school, and this first one with the movable part is from Dogwood at Pink Dogwood Blossom.

This one is from Cheryl at
For Interest Sake.

From Deb at
Garage Sale Gal.

Update: This cutie is from Rachel at Not-So-Plain Jane. I didn't include it at first because I wasn't sure if I had permission. Oops, sorry Rachel!

This one is the bird nest theme from Jill at
Mindfully Simple.

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What are your weekend plans? I hope to get out for a nature walk and finish up my October ATC's so I can send them out. Talk to you soon!



Theresa said...

Cutiepie little cottage:) and all the other goodies too. Love the cards, you all are so creative. Have a blessed day! said...

Awww the cottage is so adorably cute and how sweet to receive little surprise gifts inside. : ) Your selection of ATCs are lovely.

noelle said...

Thanks Stacey for including 'Rose Cottage' in your post , so glad you liked it!

Rachel said...

Love that little cottage. Amazing how tiny it is - and all that work put into it!

You didn't post my Back to School ATC. :(

Did you get a September card from Jill?

Debra said...

how adorable is that little cottage...and the rest of those were spoiled and i am sure well deserved...:)