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Saturday, June 21, 2008

I'm Having a GIVEAWAY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Lots of pictures this week !! I am so excited about a few things. One, countdown is getting close to my friend Katie's granddaughter being born !! I am going to be a virtual Great Aunt soon !! So I thought I would share some great baby stuff I have collected. First, these great old scrapbooks for photos, Oh sweet !!

I am filling these books up with these,


This sweet old Baby Book from 1929, and the vintage baby shoes I found last weekend. Sigh, :)


Hubby took me to dinner last night and to a thrift store on the way home last night. I found this Gem, in the middle of the funky wirage,. lol , Check it out, it is some kind of basket that opens up.


Well, a bit too funky for me !! lol So, I took it out of the wire and framed it to add to a few other China painted tiles I have. Now, isn't it pretty ? It was quite dirty before too. Eeeewy !!!

Speaking of thrift store stuff, here is what Hubby found for me last week for my paints and glitters. I painted one pink, shown here and the other a soft aqua. I am redoing my craft room so I will show that in a few weeks. Thank You Honey !! :)

I am having a Giveaway !!!!! To launch a few doll kits I have put together for etsy , I am giving away a 1930's old compo dolly that I have redressed and foofed up !!! Just leave a comment and I will enter you for a drawing for next Saturday for this sweet pink lady !!!
Om My Gosh, is she sweet or what ???

I put together some vintage doll kits for your embellishing pleasure. You get your choice of redhead, blond or brunette . These are new old stock from the 1950's and unopened !!! Wow, I grabbed these quick !! I have made crepe paper dresses, and tulle overskirts that you just tie onto the dolls. You get a 1/2 yard of seam binding , a matching forget me not sprig and a handmade felt hat. I have done most of the work for you, you can add feathers, jewels, glitter or whatever foofy thing you would like and can individualize them. You can make millinery hats, paper hats and use this hat on another vintage doll you might have ( fits Nancy Ann dolls ) They are HERE on my etsy.



So, please leave a comment and I will enter you in the drawing for next week, the winner will be announced on Saturday !! Hope you have a Great week !!

Hugs,

Rhea

53 comments:

Lu Lu's Fluffy Ruffles said...

Wow Im the first to sign up!
Count me in.
what a sweet hubbie to buy those things for you.
smiles,
Sandy

quitecontrary1977 said...

these are a find! i'm partiel to the brunette.. for some reason.. tee hee..
quitecontrary1977@hotmail.com

Connie said...

I'm not the fiiiiiirst?!?!?!?! Sob...... Okay, Miss Refuse Rambo, sign me up! Quickly, please~~~ Oh, and the woman who won my giveaway hasn't contacted me yet so there's still a chance you could win ANOTHER clothespin bag, my sweets!! ;-) Doll is adorable and you did a magnificent job on her.
Smoochies,
Connie

Shirl said...

Rhea I love all your vintage baby things. They are so sweet. I love to find old baby books like that. You did a beautiful job on that doll. I love the way you fixed her hair! The racks you painted are so pretty also. Love all you other pretties. Please enter me in your drawing!
Blessings, Shirl

Little Pink Studio said...

Such an adorable idea! I just bought 2, I am going to make them with my neice. She'll love it!
Love all of the sweet baby things you've been collecting too!
Please enter me in your drawing for the super sweet doll!
~Cerri xo

Dolly said...

Oh my gosh Miss Rhea, that doll is sooooooo precious! I would most certainly love to give her a good home!

I too love to find vintage baby goodies!
Love your collection!

Miss ya
Hugz,
Dolly

SherryRoseBella said...

I love all the cute vintage baby things you are collecting for the new baby girl in your life!!
Please sign me of for the beautiful doll drawing!
Hugs, Sherry

Diane of Crafty Passions said...

I love the foofy doll, its all so cute, reminds me of one I had as a little girl.
Sweet finds at the thrift store too.
Count me in for your draw.
Take care,
Diane

vintage paper bella ~ andrea said...

Oh my gosh please enter me ! I love and collect dolls !

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Oh Rhea, the little blonde doll with pink dress is precious!!! Please enter me in the giveaway ~ hey, I'll name her after YOU if I win her!! Isn't her expression just too cute ~ kinda like she just got goosed!!! LOL

I hope your new doll kits will be big hits for you ~ they are all adorable!

Big Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

CupcakeSugar said...

Miss Rhea Please sign me up!~
You are lovely and talented! XXOO
diana *cupcakesugar

Beth Leintz said...

I had to smile when I read "hubby took me to dinner and a thrift store"- he knows how to treat a girl right!

Your dolls are darling- I can always count on your blog for a dose of pastel pretty!

Diane said...

Oh yes count me in I love the way your dolls have turned out, beautiful.
Hugs, Diane

Alison Gibbs said...

Rhea please enter me in your giveaway - they are just too cute
Alison

twinkleshabbystar said...

Miss Rhea I just LOVE your blog!! Your banner is just the SWEETEST and most shabbiest!!! I love the spice racks turned into supply rack! Amazing!!!Your dollies are sooo sweet ane pretty!!!! I might have to skip on over to Etsy and snatch one up. :)XO Oh, please enter me for the drawing! SMILES!

rosechicfriends said...

Oh Rhea..you know of course that I just LOVE dolls of any kind! Please add my name to your list.

I DO love that tile as well and your vintage baby books and finds...way to go Hubby!

Love ya...Lorena

Joy said...

The dolls are so beautiful! :) Your blog is certainly a treat!

Joy

Hope said...

Hi Rhea,
I'm back in Blogland and trying desperately to catch up! Thank you for your prayers and concern for me. Looks like I'm just in time for one of your wonderful giveaways too!! :)

Love and Hugs,
Hope

Heather ~Pretty Petals said...

What a wonderful old dolly you are giving away rhea, I would love to enter!

Your hubby is so sweet to find you those paint holders... perfect! LOVE the new doll kits!

xoxo Heather

Lisa M said...

Love those spice racks! I have all my glitters in salt shakers and found a wonderful cast iron spice rack to hold them all. I love the colors you used on yours.

Bertie said...

The dolls are darling!! Sign me up for that sweet pink one. I LOVE her dress!! Those baby things are very sweet, too. I have an antique baby book,..but it's MINE!! Yup, has pix of me and my mom's writings in it. Very, very old. It's pink, of course.

Bertie
Aunt May's Cottage

Ele at abitofpinkheaven said...

Love this giveaway. What great baby items. I bought a blonde doll.....yippee! Can't wait!

katy said...

She is an adoreable doll. You are having good luck finding treasure at Thrift Shops.

Daniela6968 said...

I wish I was crafty! I like the brunette. :)

SECAVEN said...

such beautiful dolls. i would love to win this pink little girl. thanks for such a great giveaway!

Lib said...

Hi Miss Rhea,
Wow, what Beautiful pics.
Oh, what a sweet Dh you have there!
Have a great wk.
Blessins',Lib

Judy said...

You are doing a fabulous job with the dolls. I love them
Hope I win.
Hugs,
Judy

Lori said...

your doll kits sound wonderful Rhea, i love the ones that you have finished!!! they are really very sweet:)

Michele P. said...

how pretty! My little one would love one in PINK of course for her doll collection-also, love the way you spiffed up that shelving from blah to aahh with that pretty pink paint, can't wait to see the aqua one!

Anonymous said...

I love your doll! The pearl details are beautiful. Can't wait to receive my collage & journal from you...your creations are so sweet.
Melanie

Karen said...

Hello Rhea, What a beautiful doll ! I love the doll kit idea! I will have to check out your shop.

Karen at Ciderantiques

LW said...

What a cute idea...
and what a wonderful give-away..

Please add my name...

Louise

The Feathered Nest said...

These are all so beautiful!!! I would love to be entered into your giveaway ~ xxoo, Dawn

dolls123 said...

The doll is very pretty. I like the redhead.

dolls123[at]gmail[dot]com

Kim's Treasures said...

What a pretty doll! You are so sweet to give her away! I have a couple of plates in wire but neither of them fold up like the one you found. It's such a pretty plate.

Happy treasure hunting!
Kim

Sandy said...

Happy Bloganniversary girl! You have such a sweet give-away! Please enter me!

Sandy:)

vickie said...

Oh Rhea, please add my name, your dolly would love to live in Texas!
Vickie

Lolly said...

Rhea! I always enjoy reading your blogs! :-) Count me in please for your WONDERFUL giveaway!
~Lolly

ddrie said...

Hi Rhea,
Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration on your blog. I enjoy coming to visit each day.
Sweetly,
DeAnna
deannacakes@comcast.net

SweetAnnee said...

Oh please enter me if I'm not too late..
and I love what you did with your dolls!!
good to hear from me.
deena

Cami said...

Love all the baby collectibles! Too sweet! And your pink lady is gorgeous too! You really know how to deck those girls out!

Vintage Tea said...

Such sweet baby things!

It's baby fever for me at the moment as I've not long found out i'm going to be an aunt for the first time!!!!

Victoria xx

Jean Knee said...

those doll kits are sooo lovely. I hope I win your giveaway!

The Faded Cottage said...

Hi Rhea,
Please sign me up for the chance to win one of those soo sweet dolls, tooo cute. Since we live nearby, I live in Henderson, we should go thrifting sometime and then lunch. Something to think about.
Have a fabulous day, Janice

glenda said...

yes please count me in.They are soooo beautiful.I have been collecting dolls forever.I still have my first doll she is missing a leg but she is still beautiful..Hope I win..love from Glenda

Anonymous said...

Just recently found your blog and have been enjoying it so much! Please add me to your giveaway!

Sherry in Little Rock

Nancy at ManicForMosaics said...

Wow Wow Wow! I love those painted tiles! The baby things are so sweet & charming. Where do you get all the cool stuff you find? You are truly MY HERO!

Scrappy Jessi said...

hey there cutie!!
i love the dolls, i love all the treasures!!!
thanks for stopping by, i missed all you guys.

oxoxoxo,
jessi

The Rose Room said...

Can't believe I didn't sign up when I first read this post. Too gorgeous! Rachaelxo

Jan said...

Love your Blog and all of your
sweet and lovely creations. The
Dolls are absolutely beautiful!
Please add me to your generous
giveaway.
Jan
purplejan1976@yahoo.com

Pieceful Bits said...

Please count me in Rhea!!

Those dolls are absolutely gorgeous!

(~~)
Julie
skybluecrayobs

Miss Sandy said...

How fun! Hop over to my place and sign up for my give away, 3 winners will be picked on Monday! Have a great weekend!

Lori @ Katies Rose Cottage said...

Rhea ~ Those are so precious !! You do a wonderful job with your creating !
xoxo,
Lori