Saturday, May 1, 2010

Chapter 4: Savannah's Cupcake Details...

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photo courtesy of sweet eye candy creations

Christine, Jo, Jenn, & Tiffany


~ Petticoats and Parasols ~

hosted by the Queen of the South...

the one and only Jennifer Hayslip.

Teachers included:

Tiffany of Shabbyscraps and Christine of Dollybelle

Guest Speaker:

Jo Packham of Where Women Create


Right about now, I'm sure you're thinking...

"Good God Girl...when are you going to finish posting about your Savannah weekend?!"

Well, I told you that I could write a book about my wonderful adventure so I don't feel guilty in the least as I warned you ahead of time! ;)

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Jenn held Vendor Night at a quaint little bakery deep in the heart of Savannah.

This was THE night for all of us girls to dress in our Southern Best. I didn't dress up, but if you'd like to see some of the Southern Belles who did dress up, you can click on this link here or here.


I don't have many photos of Vendor Night as I was too busy stuffing my face with cupcakes!

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So lucky you...this post will be short!

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Just sit back and enjoy the sweet life...

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and all of the sweet little details! :)

Of the few photographs that I did take, I don't remember which goodies belonged to who, so therefore I won't even attempt throwing names out there.

All I do know is, ALL of the vendors there had beautiful things to share with us.

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Gorgeous handmade jewelry of all sorts.

These women were amazingly talented beyond belief...such an inspiration!


I think I spent a month's salary on hand dyed ribbon and favorite!  :)

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Lots and lots of pretty embellishments to leave as is or to add to future projects.

And of course, last but not least...our Guest Speaker, Jo Packham was present to sign copies of her books and magazines.

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Soaking in Jo's words of wisdom was sweet Rachel, one of the many friends that I was thankful to spend some quality time with.


I told you that this wouldn't be a long post.

It's all because of this little sweet thing below...


So blame IT!


Thank IT!

Up next...Chapter 5...The Big Day!

And for the third time...don't forget about my "End of Savannah" giveaway I'll be having at the end of this "book" I'm writing about my wonderful weekend!!!

I hope you are having a wonderful weekend too!!!!


Frippery said...

Keep it comin' girl. I am enjoying every moment.

Snugglebug Blessings said...

Love every minute and can't get enough of the pics. I wanted to go so bad but our finances dictated otherwise. So thank you for sharing. Love it!!! God bless. Cathy

PS. I sent my little dollies with wings and crowns down there from Lollishops, don't know if you got one or got to see one, but they were there.

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Love to see the pictures...I will be back for next installment/chapter!

Linda Robinson said...

I can't wait for "THE BIG DAY"!

Yes I'm still thinking about the martini. I have the vodka but no peach mix... Oh Well!

I'll be back. Hugs, Linda

Elaine said...

Looks like loads of fun and I'll have a cupcake ..please

Theresa said...

I am enjoying seeing what all I missed. Love it all and I am so happy you enjoyed each day. Big hugs and I can hardly wait for the giveaway:). Enjoy your Saturday evening. I bet you will have fun whatever you do:)

trash talk said...

Are you sure you weren't attending a cotillion? Everyone looks so faincy...I'd probably look like Belle Watling!
I love that you had such a wonderful time....and plenty to eat. Wouldn't want my little darlin' to go hungry...or thirsty.
It's all so beautiful.

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

Jodie, you do the most interesting things, go to the most fascintaing places, rub elbows with the absolute coolest people out there!

I'm loving your photojournal of your trip, you can keep 'em coming!


marilyn said...

Well, Jodie, my little cajun neighbor--looks like you did have a wonderful time.
What beautiful photos of inspiration!
I love sepia and whites, but when i see all those sherbert colors, like the spools of silk ribbon, my heart goes all aflutter.
And, those cupcakes make me want to head for the mixing bowl, and my pastry kit.
Keep your chapters coming.
love, marilyn

alveen said...

Jodie, I'm enjoying every minute of it! Would just looove to get my hands on that cupcake.
Regards Alveen

Brynwood Needleworks said...

Hi Jodie:
I'm loving reading about your Savannah adventures. Wish I could have been there, too! I would have been buying up silk ribbon, too!

Savannah is one of the areas that Handsome and I would love to explore further. It's nice to have options if we ever decide to move out of FL.

Thanks for visiting Brynwood and leaving such a lovely comment. I have a post going up at midnight with the projects I finished today...using more of that fabric. You're not the only one who's asked about it. It's home dec fabric that I bought years ago from Joann's.

I'm thinking about making more of my Saturday creations for my Boutique. Let me know what you think. You're so creative, and I value your input! ;-)

Hugs from FL.

Karen said...

I'm just laughing. You were busy taking beautiful photographs and I was pushing and shoving my way to get somewhat close to the ribbon gal so I could BUY IT ALL! Hell - ribbon does weigh much, right? SHHESH! By the time I left her and got to Cassandra's - her table was EMPTY! I knew I'd miss it all . . . I almost missed the cupcakes! Too much good stuff! I LOVE LOVE, LOVE vendor night!
SIgh. Seems like we just there. I mean a week ago tonight we were out by the river, and drinking those yummy things Tiffany made us drink...AMARETTO SOURS! Oh yum. Can you imagine how much fun we are going to have with her in Oregon? You did ask Thad didn't you? And he said OK, right? Right? And HEY! What did he think of my Saints banner?
Love it all. Love you more! Karen

Debby said...

They just get better and better. The ribbon and velvet, gorgoeus, the cupcakes oh my..

Southern Lady's Vintage said...

I'm enjoying it all!! Keep it coming!

Honey Lamb and I said...

I want a cupcake!!! lol

Beth A. said...

I was about to go to bed for the night, but I just got a funny urge to grab a snack! The cupcakes are irresistable!

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Oh Jodie, The things to eat and the things to buy - everything looks very yummy. The silk ribbons, wow, I'm not only in love with them but also with that gorgeous rack they are on. The embellishments in the picture below are very pretty as well.
The girls look just awesome all dressed up. One thing I know for sure now. I couldn't have participated in that event because I don't have a single dress in my closet. Reading your "book" and looking at all your great pictures make me feel like I was there though :-).
Have a wonderful Sunday and get some rest, girl!
Big hugs,

Linda said...

OH Jodie...I want to be here...just love all the photos!

Heidi Meyer said...

Love all of the gorgeous pics!! Ditto on the textile love - looking at all of those yummy ribbons makes me want to go back and shop for more, eek!

Sandy said...

It is such a gloomy, dreary day here. I decided to take a little "vacation" and search the web. Your wonderful blog helped chase away the blahs.

Rustique Gal said...

Jodie, Your blog is so beautiful/funny! I'm sure enjoying your trip to Savannah and thinking that I must convince my friend to to there with me soon!
Thank you for joining me at Rustique Gallery. Your comments really are sweet! I know you love sharing your stuff as much as I do! Have a great week! Sherry

Anonymous said...

Jodie ~ 3 things
1. You have made my FIRST comment on my BLOG that was not my daughter!!!! I am sooooo happy.
2. I WANT WANT WANT that hand dyed ribbon!!!
3. You have the most wonderful BLOG and I am taking in every morsel (wish I had a cupcake :D)

Lori said...

Thanks for coming by. Your comment made my day!!! I am going through your blog and loving these pictures. I love all things girly and this is a feast for the eye.

A Fanciful Life said...

Hello Miss Jodie! I am so enjoying your "book" about your wonderful trip. Hand dyed silk ribbon and velvet? Can it get much better than that?! This is a fabulous series of posts with wonderful graphics. I am anxiously awaiting each next post - such suspense!
Sharon :-)

Lori said...

oh, my goodness Jodie...that ribbon looks so delicious...i don't blame you one bit for buying lots of it...the colors are really beautiful!!!

Rachel said...

Oh that cupcake is making me hungry..great posts!! Wishing I was going back for another weekend to hang with you girl!

red.neck chic said...

My stomach just growled. I'm eating a cupcake for dinner - nobody can stop me. LOLOL

Girl - oh my gosh... your photos make me feel like I'm standing there with you!

Now I'm looking for a cupcake...

;-) robelyn

Cassandra said...

oh my goodness! You got such wonderful photos! I just love the shoots you got of my booth! So beautiful!