THANKS: To You and You and You!

Well I can’t do another post until I thank some wonderful people for making my world brighter!



I recently won 3 giveaways… I know! Strange.. I never usually win anything .. so the 1st impressed me… the 2nd and 3rd were on the same day, so surprised and delighted me! Here they are for you to see and me to gloat! Thank you to each of you lovely bloggers for these delightful prizes.

This blogging gig is some kind of wonderful!


St Joshua Blogspot

My first win was from St Joshua blogspot. St Joshua’s blog and Etsy sell these beautiful handmade rings carefully crafted from rustic watch faces. Clever yes? Well the image below is the ring that I won. Below are the links to his blog and Etsy shop. While you are over there, check out his wife’s blog ‘Painted White’ which is equally delightful eye candy for those lovers of antique, white and old world charm!!

Painted White

Thank You St Joshua!

St Joshua Giveaway 2



Armchair Trader & The House That A-M Built

The second win was from one of my favourite bloggers, the ever amusing and stylish A-M [from the incredible blog ‘The House That A-M Built]!! I was the lucky winner of Rituelle Bath Products from her Online Shoppe, The Armchair Trader. My prize consisted of both Fragrant Bath Soap & Shower Gel in delicious Jasmine & Tuberose. Just in time to cleanup after all that red dust!! OH.. and the wrapping on the gift was absolutely fabulous [beautiful pink paper tied with the most adorable organza ribbon!] It’s so beautiful and carefully wrapped, I feel like it should be under a Xmas Tree.

The Armchair Trader stocks gorgeous homewares, stylish handbags and of course beautiful Bath Products, amongst other incredible goodies [worth a little wander to plan some Xmas shopping I think!!]. Pop over and see both her blogs and Online Shoppe

The House That A-M Built

Thank You A-M!

Armchair Trader1

A-M 2



Fifi Flowers Design Blogspot

Well on the same day I won A-M’s prize, I was also lucky enough to win yet another giveaway!! Yes indeed! I won this fabulous book from Fifi Flowers Design Blogspot. ‘The Quotations of Coco Chanel’, illustrated by Fifi herself!! How lucky can you be on the same day.

I suspect you will all know Fifi’s blog. Fifi is a talented artist who takes us on a daily journey through some desirable locations, be it the streets of Paris, an outdoor cafe, or some other drool worthy destination. Pop over and see Fifi’s blog and Online Shoppe of Paintings, Note Cards and Bookmarks etc, all created by the talented Fifi herself!

Fifi Flowers Design

Fifi Flowers Shop

Thank You Fifi!




But Wait… There’s More

I also received a lovely thank you gift from Jennifer at J. Beaudet Studios. Jennifer sent me one of her ‘In A Daze’ prints!! How lucky am I? I feel like I won my own giveaway. PS The print is even more beautiful in person!! As you know I love Jennifer’s prints and Oil Paintings and think you will too. Check out Jennifer’s blog & Etsy with the links below;

J Beaudet Studios – Etsy Shoppe

Thanks Jennifer!

0 - In A Daze - JBeaudet



Finally - While I have your attention

I would also like to thank the following bloggers who have graciously given my blog a special mention recently. Really how lucky can a girl be! Thank you to these great gals. All wonderful blogs from wonderful bloggers!!

Thanks Ladies



Phew… we made it to the end!

Well Almost!

To all you fabulous people who leave wonderful ‘gifts of comments’ my way… I think you are all awesome and will be having another giveaway soon to say thanks and give back a little.


[now we’re finished!]

Ciao Julie



Tamerie Shriver Halliday said...

Congratulations on all your winnings!!! That's amazing to win not one, not two, but THREE giveaways on the same day! What are the odds? I am so happy for you. It couldn't have happened to a nicer person!

Enjoy all your prizes!

Courtney said...

Yay for you!! Those prizes couldn't have gone to a more deserving blogger. Enjoy your goodies!

Sue said...

Wow! I'm one of those people who never wins anything, but you give me hope. I'm just starting to stumble on some giveaways, so maybe one of these days I'll win too. I put each of your prize hosts in my favorites to check out later. had a great week!


Greet Lefèvre said...

Congratulations with all the give aways you received! Many people love your blog Julie, including me!


Simply Mel {Reverie} said...

Being a winner really makes you feel special, non?

I love it when good luck is on my side!

Maya said...

You're on a roll..., wonderful! Go play the lottery!!

Drawn to The Sea said...

Thats terrific! Must be a lucky star hanging over your head ;-)
~Julia (fingers crossed this will post)

Jacqueline @ HOME said...

Hey there Julie,
Thanks for thanking me, for thanking you for thanking me.....I don't really know what I've done to be thanked, but thank you anyway !!!!!!
Well, aren't you a lucky girl to win all of those fabulous giveaways.I think that, while your on a roll, you should definitely buy some lottery tickets !!!!
And, thank you for giving us all such wonderful photographs and taking us on beautiful journeys to magnificent places and for being a brilliant blogging friend. XXXX

Carole said...

Well I guess you did hit the Mother Lode!!! i won 3 giveaways all around the same time too. fancy that....! Actually the very generous Rebecca just sent me the most gorgeous bridal headpiece...just because I liked it. Anyways it's not about me it's about you Miss Julie and I'm so happy everyone is sending you love with all you've been thru lately.
Well I'm off to check out all your links...
Xo, Carole

Unknown said...

What a lovely post! Off to check out the links, Have a sweet day! x

Millie said...

Geez Julie - can I come over & rub your head pronto, I reckon your lucky streak will give me Saturday night's winning Lotto numbers! Well done girl, those prizes couldn't have gone to a better home.
Millie ^_^

simon said...

now thats really great! :o)

I like the watch face idea. Went to a festval in Lithgow called 'Ironfest" and there were these crazy rings made from real glass eyes! it was weird and creepy....they "looked" at you as you walked past.... much prefer the watch faces....

Jennifer Beaudet said...

Congratulations you lucky girl!

The House That A-M Built said...

Oh you are a darling, Miss Julie/Ruby. Murphy's Law that my website is down due to server problems! What a %$#@ day I have had! Pour me a G&T, oh hubby of mine. Thursday is officially OVER! A-M xx

erin's art and gardens said...

are you kiddin me?! you lucky, lucky gal! way to go!

Unknown said...

3 done you!!

Thank you for thanking me.....thank you too :)

Marina Saclley @ Iced VoVo's said...

Boy, how lucky are you!
The stars must have all lined up for you Julie.

Julie B. [Holland] said...

Julie/Ruby.... heartfelt Congrats!...
you can lay in the bath and look at your beautiful prints! Have a great weekend! Julie in Holland :)

Elaine said...

Gosh, you are one lucky girl. I hope you bought a lottery ticket that day!

You won some beautiful gifts, congratulations!

Pearl Maple said...

Congratulations, you have had a lucky streak, finding fun bloggers who share inspiration and creativity is a pretty lucky too.

HightonRidley said...

Hmmm... do you want to try your luck for one of my signed mounted b&w prints? You're welcome to try :)


Wait, you won THREE giveaways?? I agree with Chatelaine, it's time for you to play the lottery! Hope you had a good weekend!