Thursday, March 31, 2011

A New Contest And Giveaway

Hello Again Friends, Wow.... two post in one! I thought you might want to check this fun contest out that Tracy over at York Mountain Mercantile is having over on her selling blog . It is for this adorable bear that she made. Isn't he the cutest thing you ever saw? Don't you want to take him home? All you have to do is be a follower of her blog and give her new "John Doe Bear" a new name! So, hop on over and read all the rules and there's even some extras you can do for extra chances to win. While your there don't forget to check out her selling blog, she has other awesome bears for sale along with some wonderful prim goodies that are well worth taking a look at! One more thing.....don't hesitate on this one girls.... Sign up are only going on till April 19th!!! Until next time friends.......Hugssss Mary

The Early Bird Gets The Worm....

Good Morning Friends, I am so excited, I just had to share! I came on line this morning, like I do everyday to check out some of my favorite blogs while sipping my morning coffee....and to my surprise, Kim from "Old Road Primitives" was having a surprise giveaway for one free pattern of choice for the first three people that left a comment on her blog. Yessss.....whooohoooo! I was the first person!!! I am so excited, I own quite a few of Kim's patterns and love each and everyone of them! They are so fun and easy to work with, well explained and they always come out so prim perfect! If you have not stop by her blog as of yet, you should, this is one blog you do not want to miss out on! Not only does she have a huge selection of patterns to choose from, but she has so many wonderful tips and freebie's listed on her blog. The pattern I picked is..... a fall pattern called "ORPP Primitive Lil' Halloween Welcome Medow Mouse n' Witch hat Pattern". Remember it's never to early to start think Fall (one of my fav. times of yr.) I 'm so happy to be able to add it to my fall collection of patterns.....A Big Thank You Kim, for being so generous and for always sharing with us!

SOooo Until next time friends.....Have a wonderful day! Big Hugsssss Mary

Monday, March 28, 2011

Another Wonderful Giveaway

Good Afternoon Friends, Here is another wonderful give away that you won't want to miss out on! Karen has an awesome selling blog called Cedar Creek Prims and is inviting you to stop by for a visit. Karen has some wonderful items for sale that you need to check out, and while you are there don't forget sign up for her awesome giveaway! She has all the rules posted on her blog for the giveaway. Here are some pic's of her awesome eggs and carrots that she is giving away. Don't you just love them? You must hurry though, sign ups are only until April 8th. with winners being announced on April 9th.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

A Primitive Place Magazine Now Has A New Blog!

Hello friend, Today I wanted to share with you some exciting news. A Primitive Place Magazine now has a new exciting blog you need to stop by and check out! Kristine Berg Doss (Publisher/Editor Of A Primitive Place Magazine) and her crew are sponsoring a wonderful "Spring Giveaway" in honor of there new blog. And get this one...They had Pam from "Baskets N Prims" create a 14" tobacco basket, just like they used to use larger ones to carry tobacco to market just for this giveaway! How cool is that?

Sign ups are going on now until Wed. March 30th 9pm EST and winners will be announced on March 31st.

If you are not a subscriber to there magazine as yet, you might want to consider while your there to sign up for your subscription. The magazine has been in publication for three years now and has grown leaps and bounds with the hard work of Kristine and all her staff. Their magazine is loaded with prim and the best on the market today! So Hurry over friends, I know you do not want to miss out on this one today!

Until Next time.......Hugssss Mary

Monday, March 21, 2011

You Have To Read This......

Hi Friends, I know you will not want to miss out on this one! I just discovered today that Tammy from a "Primitive Place" is holding another very generous giveaway. She is giving away a $20.oo gift certificate to shop either in her ESTY shop or on her WEBSITE. She really has some beautiful items for sale on both sites you need to go check out! If your anything like me, I know you are going to have a hard time in choosing if you happen to become the lucky she has so many awesome items to choose from! Sign ups are going on now and are just until April 15th, so you might want to hurry over. Winners are going to be announced on April 16th. Until next time........Hugsss Mary

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Friendship Swap

Hello Friends, Here's something you might be interested in....I met a new friend yesterday named Tricia from "Hillcrest Home Prims" She is hosting a friendship swap. It's going to be so awesome. You not only get to swap goodies with each other, but, you also get to make a new friend in the processe!! Now, how awesome is that? I just love the idea of making new friends and had to sign up right away! Sign ups are still going on right now and will be ending on April 15th. Tricia is such a sweetheart, and so friendly.....she has a way of making you feel so welcomed when visting her blog! If you love swaps and you love to make new friends....then you must go vist Tricia and sign up today! Till next time friends.......Hugssss Mary

A Blog Worth Checking Out...

Hello Friends, I have some news to share. Recently I had the pleasure of coming across a blog called "A Gathering Place" I was following Rebecca through Ebay for quite sometime with her vintage cottage chic auctions, never knowing she had a blog also . When I found her blog, I became so excited and just had to share it with you all. Her blog is so inspirational and has so many beautiful vintage cottage items which are worth checking out. She creates OOAK Vintage shabby cottage items that are soooooo beautiful along with vintage greeting cards,hang tags, sachets and pillows to name just a few. If you love vintage cottage then this is the place to visit! Until Next time........Hugssssssss Mary

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Pat It Forward

Saw this on Bittersweet Folk Art's blog.

This is always nice to pass on....I do hope you participate......

The first "FIVE" people who comment on this blog post will receive a gift from me.,

In return, you must first write a blog post explaining "Pay It Forward"2011. Then......Send out a handmade gift to the first 5 vistors who leave a comment on your post....Take your time....You don't need to send them all out today or tomorrow. Any time in the next couple months. No pressure, this is to be a "JOYFUL EXPERIENCE".......

"It's not the size of the gift that matters, But the spirit of paying it forward!

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Handmade Art Fair (HAFAIR)

Hello Friends,

I thought I would share this news with you today. While checking out one of my many favorite blogs today I became very excited to read Brenda Sanker was very generously donating one of her dolls to a wonderful group of artisans called Handmade Art Fair (HAFAIR) for a giveaway that they are sponsoring.

Handmade Art Fair is a venue for independent artisans to share their creations and to promote their business. There are so many wonderful artisans that have signed up to join this group. When you have a free moment you should stop by there and check them out. You will be able to see some of there awesome work, along with links to each of there blogs. When you do go there don't forget to sign up for a chance to win Brenda's bunny Harvey!
Till Next Time..........Hugsssssss Mary

Monday, March 7, 2011

Look What I Received In The Mail

Hello friends, I thought I would share with everyone what I received in my mail on Friday. My new bunny.....Isn't she the cutest thing you ever saw? I am so in love with her! She was made by my new friend Ann Schwendeman from Upstairs At Annie's Anne is such a talented artist who creates OOAK Dolls,Paintings, and Folk Art. She takes such pride in giving her dolls great detail, from hat pins in there hats to teeny tiny bells on their shoes. Her work is just amazing! If you have not stopped by her blog yet, you need to go do so and see all her wonderful creations. She does accept custom orders and and also sells her creations on Ebay and Esty as well. I just can't say enough about her work, let alone she is the sweetest person to deal with when placing a custom order. So make sure you go stop by her blog and see all her wonderful creations, if you don't you will be really missing out on some beautiful eye candy! "Thank you again Ann :) "
Till next time...................Hugsssssss Mary

Saturday, March 5, 2011


Good morning friends, I hope everyone is having an enjoyable morning. I know I am , actually it started being wonderful last night when I signed online and saw that I was the winner of Tammy's 200 follower celebration and giveaway over at I am so excited to be the new owner of this awesome pillow that she made for the giveaway. I have been wanting something in Americana for quite sometime to add to my prim decor in my living room. Well I finally got my wish granted thanks to Tammy! Thank You SOoooo much Tammy for sharing your celebration with us all! If you have not stopped by her blog yet, you should! She has such an awesome blog and it's worth checking out, she has some awesome eye candy and just a wonderful all around sweet person! Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend!

Hugssssssss Mary