Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Sweets from Denmark...

Good Morning!!!!

My little friend, I hope you are wide awake this morning to get a load of these sweets that we are about to open.

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I'm warning you...this WILL make you jealous.

(i hope you will still love me after this post)

Now that I've awaken you and you've been fully warned...

LET'S DIG IN!!!!!  :))))


How did she know that I LOVE everything PARIS?

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(like who doesn't know that about me, right?)

And how did she know that I LOVE me some VELVET RIBBON?

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And know that I LOVE it A LOT???

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(what am i thinking...everybody knows that too!)


Hey! Slow peeking! We can't go too fast here...

We can't miss any of the DETAILS such as this awesome tag...I love the foreign script!

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Oh my gosh!

She spoiled me!!!!! 

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But we aren't nearly finished yet...she sent so much more! want to know WHO sent me this, right???

Shame on me for not telling you.

I have a terrible habit for keeping you in suspense!!!!  ;)

Like I said above, she's from Denmark . . . and  . . .     . . .


lllllooookkkkk at this adorable little hand stamped pouch...

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I wonder what's inside!


She altered this!

I think it was a vintage eye prescription tester lens!!!

I love it!!!!

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OH! And how did she know that I LOVE CABINET CARDS???

(she seems to know a lot about she stalking me?)


She sent me a new family member!!!!

Let's call her Aunt Skye...

(in Dutch, it means "shield" or "scholar")

Doesn't she look "scholarly" with her beautifully ruffled dress?

(If you like her, you can right click and add her to your cabinet card family too)

She would make great altered Halloween art ;)

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I'm going to introduce Aunt Skye to all of her relatives that Julia sent me a few weeks back!!!! She'll fit in perfectly ;)

I just love that foreign script again!!!

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I'll let you open this seem to be getting a little antsy.

I know, it's past 8 am and I'm late for work but isn't this SO worth it?


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YES! YES it is so worth it!!!!

She made me one of her famous tags!!!!!

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I love her style...she's amazing.

Look at the back of the's a flash card!!!!!! too cute!

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There's one thing left to unwrap...


I haven't told you who my fabulous friend is?

Dang my ADD. I apologize.

You did know that I have ADD, right?

I can't seem to talk and unwrap at ... the ... same ...

I think I'm going to faint!

She sent me one of her famous collages too!!!!!

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no, no, no wait! don't leave me!!!!!

you HAVE to see the details on this beautiful piece...

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I can't believe she made this for ME!!! ...

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I love all the details, like this little bundle of Danish stamps...

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and look at the back of her collage...

She finished it beautifully.

Check out those boots!

But look at that little tiny reminds me of her.

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that hurt!

you didn't have to pop me on the side of my head like that...I told you that you'd be jealous!

What? oh.

My apologies again for not telling you WHO this fabulous friend of mine is.


She's from Denmark (you already know that) and her name is...


Tina is a fabulous artist and friend and if you are really really jealous of all what she sent me, you can find more of her "sweets" that are just as pretty in her shop below...

Handmade Shabby Chic and Vintage

And, if you or someone you know are teddy bear lovers...then you really have to click on the link below. She creates one of a kind heirloom teddy bears that are soooo cute!!!!!

Tiny Bear

I had to "steal" this photo from her blog to prove to you how adorable they are (just in case you didn't believe me)...

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If I've made you jealous, I'm sorry.

I hope you still love me.

I'm late for work. Like REALLY REALLY late.

I hope The Man still loves me.

We still have more gifts to open so I'll be here the same time, same place tomorrow!!!!

(please come back if you still love me...or even if you don't!)


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Thank you Tina,

I just love everything!



Anonymous said...

{{{you have no shame}}}

oh well...i'd do the same if i rec'd that beautilicious gift...
and how would she ever GUESS you loved paris and cabinet cards and velvet ribbon??? you must have mind readers for friends :D sweet friend!


Karen said...

You are a brat.
A spoiled brat.
Maybe that's why we all love you.
Including Thad.
You know he won't care if you are late.
Just butter him up with a crawfish pie if he is! :)
(Just don't take him to Burger King for dinner!)
More tomorrow?
You are a brat!
Hugs! Karen

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Such sweet gifts and yes I am jealous and drooling (and that is not a pretty sight I might add). You love French? Velvet? who would of thought it??? Love you girl and I will be back tomorrow for the next installment of 'Make me Jealous'


Sweet Old Vintage said...

Lovely..lovely... lovely... and months and months of smiles with such lovely thoughts and gifts.... Enjoy.... I loved just looking.... She is very talented and just to my liking in vintage and old...Lucky lady you are... gifts just special for you...

cindy said...

Fabulous! That wee, tiny bunch of stamps is so sweet! And all the ribbon, its all just lovely, you are a lucky girl and I am indeed GREEN.


Amie Bleu~♥ said...

OOhhhhhhh MY GOODNESS!!!! How amazing!!!! Now I must go check out her blog....xo

Thespa McLaughlin said...

Ughhhh! I'm dyin' here! LOVE love love! Such a beautiful assortment! Lucky duck!

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

You are one lucky girl! Tina's package is fabulous! I love everything and if I wouldn't have a swap arranged with her for October, I would be really, really jealous. I'm sure aunt Skye will love her relatives even though she looks a bit skeptical. They might still have a barrier of language ;-).
Have fun playing with your new treasures, Jodie :-)!
Big hugs to you, girl

Kelly said...

Well isn't that about the bees knees? lol BEAUTIFUL stuff!!! The ribbons...I'm drolling over the ribbons and the cards and the...the...EVERYTHING!!!

Jacqui said...

That is one special gift, well, an assortment of gifts!! You are one lucky girl, enjoy, they are exquisite

Linda Robinson said...

Well that was fun.. I feel like I recieved them myself... And You are right I am JEALOUS.. So So JEALOUS.. Your goodies are wondrful. That Tina is one talented lady.

Now about that picture of Aunt Skye.. I could swear she is a long lost relative of mine... Just look at those eye.. I think she looks a little like me... He he..
I hope you have a fabulous day my friend... Hugs, Linda

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Hi Jodie,
oooooh,such pretties.Tina must know you very well.Love everything she send you and yes,I'm jealous.
Maybe that's why I couldn't comment
on your last post.Have a wonderful day.

Paige Thomas King said...

okay--this is my first visit to your blog--via Phyllis at Blissitydoodah. In spite of your teasing manner, I will return! I love it!
One question, though . . .what does one have to do to become friends with Tina???

A Cottage Muse said...

Man you are spoiled!! What a beautiful way to start your day! How will you get any work done? I'd be staring at all that all day long!!

My Sweet Rose. said...

Hi Jodie,
I am so loving seeing what is inside your gifts it's like Christmas every day.
Your gift from Tina was delightful, I am overwhelmed by so much generosity out there in blogland.
Thanks for great blogging,

Olive Cooper said...

Oh my the ribbon! You are a terrible tease. olive♥

T's Daily Treasures said...

Wow! So many gorgeous little treats and treasures. I know that you will do great things with all the little extras. And those teddy bears are spectacular. I will check out her blog and continue to be inspired. Best wishes for a beautiful day! Tammy :)

trash talk said...

Just call me Kermit 'cause I'm pea green with envy. Oh mylanta...this stuff has to be loaded with calories 'cause it all looks delicious!
I love black and cream together...did you know that?
Crazy for the eye tester lens art. I'm nearsighted and really need that to check my vision...really.
I'm with you...the lettering is fab...the Danish O's knock me out.
You know I could hate you...if I didn't love you so much...Dang You!

TinyBear said...

Oh Jodie - thank you so much for this wonderful post. I´m SO happy you liked everything.
Love you girl ♥♥♥

ps: already writing on my next wish list ;D

A Vintage Chic said...

Wow--what a bundle of beautiful, Jodie! I was the lucky winner of one of her giveaways some months ago, and she really is SO generous with her beautiful things! Love that collage she made for you!

Enjoy it all, my friend...and yes...I am just the tiniest bit jealous................! (tee hee!)


sissie said...

Hi Jodie,
Why don't you just rub-it-in!!!
Ooh, such beautiful stuff. The cards, the ribbons, the collages, everything.....lovely.

You are so loved.


she dreams big! said...

I can't stand it! You are getting all this WONDERFUL stuff and I am getting nothing! You can't have it all! I'm never, ever coming back to visit! Well, okay, I'll come back tomorrow to see what other goodies you get but really, I can't stand it!

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Oh, what beautiful treasures. I would savor every moment of opening that package, then I'd wrap it back up and open it again:)
I just recently joined blogland and am enjoying every minute because of sharing like this.

Home and Heart said...

Shamelessly envious and thrilled for you! Not too mention totally inspired!!

Jane said...

Beautiful goodies!! I'd say she nailed this one!

Lisa said...

OF COURSE WE STILL LOVE YOU!! You give us a "fix" don't ya know? Wow! What a gift! You lucky duck! Hope Oreo is doing well. I got Gracie spade and Bella is this coming Friday... she is the baby and I dread it. We STILL aren't house broken yet but they are about to break me in! I've reached the point where pee and poopy just isn't gross anymore! you know what I mean? ha ha! Yes, they still are :)
Hope you have a good night!
Can't wait to see what you open tomorrow!!

Debby said...

Yep!!! You are a spoiled brat, but how can one help but spoil you. I love all the beautiful treasures you have shared with us today. You a one lucky girl!!!

Tarnished and Tattered said...

way to really make me jealous! I love those Nordic girls. It must be the sea air, it just does something, maybe the mist off the rocky shore casts magic on the artists! There has been a whole lotta gift giving going on with the name Jodie attached to it. But somehow, I've been left out of the loop. Yes, I sound like a jealous schoolgirl. LOL Tina rocks so hard. I can't even decide which goodie I love the most. They do have you pegged tho. Lisa Marie

Diana said...

What a lovely bunch of goodies. I am jelouse too. Your post was very charming as well. Love your blog.

Lynn Stevens said...

Oh I'm just about as green as they come! You lucky gal, I ohh and awed the entire post, drool!!!!

Sandy Michelle said...

I'm green with envy over! I love this post! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Your blog is sooo charming! Have a great day!

Sandy xox

Blissitydoodah said...

Yes, I want to be friends with Tina! I want to be a brat too :)
I LOVE your haul...let's go to Paris...I'm SICK of dreaming about it.
For some reason though I'm thinking of crawfish pie and Burger King. Mmmm.

The Feathered Nest said...

Oh much yummy goodness!!!! And all that velvet ribbon...and her gorgeous artwork to you, what a treasure trove! I love it all sweetie, every little thing ~ Have a great weekend dear friend, hugs and love, Dawn

A Fanciful Life said...

Wow, are you ever spoiled - ha ha! Those are absolutely the most fabulous gifts. I swear, I don't know where you store all of this - well, actually, I bet you could open a store! You are one lucky girl!
Sharon :-)