Tuesday, January 19, 2010

~I won a giveaway & a couple awards~wow!

Hi there bloggy friends!

I wanted to show you what I won from

a really nice collection of vintage fabrics!
Kelly was so sweet....she thinks I'm a "seamstress" ha ha! :)
but, the wheels are turning for possible uses for the fabric!

Thank you Kelly!
If you haven't already.....go to her site here
she's got a very cute brick & mortar store & a lovely blog.
She has a monthly drawing for her followers so go check it out!!

A couple other sweet things....

Thank you Teresa at Dreaming in Pink with Roses
for giving me for this award!

The rules are as follows:

1) Post the award
2) Don't forget to mention the person who gave you the award
3) Tag and distribute the award to 10 Fabulous Sugardolls
4)Write 10 fabulous things about yourself that you want to share with other
Fabulous Sugardolls
5)Notify the other Fabulous Sugardolls about their award, and post a link to their blog


You have all heard ALL that there is to hear about me!
I simply cannot come up with one more thing!!!

let me think.....ummmmm......

In a nutshell....

I LOVE my hubby w/ all my heart
I LOVE the gospel of Jesus Christ w/ all my heart
I LOVE my girls w/ all my heart
I am a home body
I love to nest
I love my girlfriends....bloggy friends included!
I love to decorate (duh)
I love to scour flea markets, goodwills, thrift stores, antique malls for stuff
I can't believe I'm in my 40's (seriously, I really can't)
I sing when no one is listening
I cry when I think of my girls growing up & moving away....

I feel so blessed in so many ways...I love my life.

OK...you already knew all that maybe but there you have it.
I know, it was more than 10....but ya' know...

The 10 Sugardolls I am awarding to:

Thanks again Teresa!

Be sure to check out these blogs.....they are FABULOUS!! 


And, the sweet Eileen at stick close to home
nominated me for the Sunshine Award.....
{sheesh I'm feeling so much love!!}

The Sunshine Award is awarded to bloggers whose positivity and creativity inspires others in the blog world.

I'm really happy & thankful that I might inspire others, when I am the one who feels so inspired by all of you!!
{{hugs to all}}

Here are the rules on accepting this award:

Put the logo on your blog or within your post.

Pass the award on to twelve bloggers
Link the nominees within your post.
Let the nominees know they have received this award by commenting on their blog.
Share the love and link to the person from whom you received this award.


Here's my list of other bloggers who have been spreading sunshine
by their positive comments & inspiring blogs!

blondie's journal
the apothacary shop
 tarnished and tattered
 fiona and twig
 paint, decorate, design on the cheap
sweet bee cottage
savvy city farmer
faded plains
aurora suzette
karla's cottage
french larkspur
rue's peanutbutter and jelly life

So, be sure to check out their blogs, if you haven't already.  They are each fabulous & wonderful women!

Thanks again Eileen, for thinking of me!

Bye for now!



Rue said...

Thank you so much Shellagh! You're so sweet to think of me!!

BTW, you need to get to work on some more pillows! Everyone loves the one I bought from you :)


cityfarmer said...

this is so very special ...just when I'm discouraged with my posts!!

You made my day ... I just redid my whole blog ...AND my daughter is having number 3 baby anyday ..It might be a while for me to get the award posted ... but thank you SO much

tarnishedandtattered.blogsot.com said...

Shhhesh, I'm blushing! No, really I am honored that you would consider my blog inspiring & positive. And to be included with the other awesome bloggers you named is beyond cool. So I accept. You must be on cloud 9 getting 2 awards at one time - you deserve it girl! Lisa

my Grama's Soul said...

You go girl!!



Home's Where My Heart Is said...

Congratulations on winning!!! Have fun with that beautiful material!!

white flower design said...

Shellagh, Congratulations on your well deserved awards! Thank you so much for including me in your list of 12 inspiring bloggers. It is a total honor to be chosen and to be among that great group.
If it makes you feel any better - I feel the exact same way about being in my 40's. The mind feels 29, the body - not so much! All the best, Lori

Kelly Ballard said...

Hi Shellagh,
I'm so glad you like your fabric and thanks so much for the plug!
Congratulations on your well-deserved award, too.

Second Hand Chicks

Rita said...

congratulations on your awards and the gorgeous give-away fabrics. the look stunning and i'm sure you'll find the right project to make the best use of them.

Beach Vintage said...

Congrats on your awards, people obviously love your blog! Thanks so much for nominating me for an award. I am humbled. I will post it in my sidebar. All my love - Simone

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

Thanks for thinking of me! And also for including me among such a great list of bloggers!

Blondie's Journal said...

Thanks so much for passing the award on to me. I will pick it up for a future post. Congratulations on BOTH of your awards!!


Crystal said...

Wow, what a great giveaway. I can think of some things to do with this gorgeous vintage fabric. I can't wait to see what you create :)
Congrats on your awards and I didn't know all those things about your, because I am new :)
Nice to meet you and know you a little better,now.

Have a blessed week.

Kristi said...

Hi Shellagh! Congrats on winning some beautiful fabrics!
Thanks for visiting my blog! And no, unfortunately that ISN'T my garden, but I hope to make one like that at our new house this fall! I love gardening and have some pics on my blog as well. But none like that! I'd love to see yours! :)

Rachel said...

Wow aren't you lucky!!! All that beautiful fabric (whatcha gonna do with it?) and so much love from your bloggy friends.

Have a great rest of the week.

Tracey said...

Aww thank you sooooooo much Shellagh!!! What an honor it is for me that you consider my blog inspiring...seriously that is such a huge compliment...THANK YOU!!! Your blog inspires me all the time! You are so creative and talented...and we have similar styles which makes coming here all the more fun!!!

Congrats to you Shellagh on your TWO awards! Woo hoo for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:) T

Tiffany said...

WOW! I am so flattered to be nominated of rhtis award. I thinkif we met we'd be BFFs!! Your 10 things about yourself are probably E+XACTLY what I would have put! I'll try to come up with something different but it'll be hard! Thanks you so much! LOVE your blog!

Uncovered Ruby said...

That fabric you won is beautiful! How fun!
Lisa :-)

Andrea - Faded Plains said...

Ahhh....thanks Shellagh....I'm blushing.

Anne~Fiona and Twig said...

You are the nicest, sweetest gal! Thank you!!!
I've been feeling really cruddy (the flu), and this perked me right up!


Sweet Bee Cottage said...

Now aren't you just the sweetest! Thank you so much for giving me this award. I have really been enjoying your blog! I really like your changes in your master bedroom. Very pretty.

Burlap Luxe said...

Wonderful blog site...
Oh! and by the way?? How come I cannot find great linens at the Goodwill like you did. The mattlasse is chic to the shabby. I will keep my eyes on your site...I enjoyed every bit of the inspiration you have passed on.


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