Tuesday, July 1, 2008

My New Plate + A Free Giveaway

Don't you just love this adorable plate? I love the details!

You won't believe where I found it......at my own garage sale. It's true! I was having the sale with a friend and she had a set of 7 of these. Since it was an odd number I decided I needed to have one to make it even for the next buyer and wouldn't you know, about 10 minutes later a woman bought the remaining 6. I am slowly getting new decorative pieces for when the Rusty Cottage is all done. Currently our little duplex is decorated with primitive pieces. My living room is all Americana. I think I will be selling most of my prim items on eBay to help fund my cottage decor :) Its a good idea don't you think?

Ok, to the giveaway...

Post a comment and on Friday, July 11th, a random name will be drawn. The lucky winner will win the latest issue of Cottages & Bungalows. This is my first giveaway! We will see how this goes; I would like to make it a regular event! Since this is a new blog I am going to run this a little longer than a week. Please only comment once. Good luck and have a terrific Tuesday!


Kim said...

Don't you just love looking through the magazines to get your creativity flowing? I love the plate (no wonder you couldn't pass it up.) Please enter me in your drawing.
PS- I found you through the Quirky Cottage- Isn't Rita wonderful!

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

I love your new plate! And I think it will look wonderful in your new cottage decor!

Don't enter me in your drawing - I already have that issue....in fact look on page 17! There is one of my mosaic pieces in the bottom left hand corner...

Sherry Goodloe said...

Yes, I think that's a GREAT idea = selling the old look for your cottage look.

Please enter me in the drawing. I would love to see Penny's mosaic piece (smiles).


Love the plate and I do think it is a good idea to sell what you have to help with your new decor! The cottage look will be beautiful, I'm sure of it, I get sick of things very easy, but I never get tired of cottage style! Please enter me in for your giveaway. Thanks.

Nicol said...

Love the plate. I have thing for china and an even bigger thing for blue and white china!

Please enter me for your giveaway.

Rechelle said...

Great idea to sell off the prim's to collect your new cottage pieces. I'd love to be entered into your drawing!

Sue said...

Hi Anna,
Just found your blog today.
I have it in my bookmarks.
I luv the blue flowered plate.
I'd like to be in the drawing.
I love cottage/bunglow anything :-)
How wonderful you have a new home
to decorate !!!
Happy 4th of July,
God's Blessings
Sue in FL

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Anonymous said...

Thank you for the mix idea - I was just pondering what sort of snack I was taking to our 4th celebration. Having never lived in an area with those kind of storm threats, that seems really scary. Is the bathtub supposed to be a stable place or something? --Vicki K

Anna @ Rusty Cottage said...

Well, they say that if you don't have a basement you should go to a room that is in the interior of your house with no windows. But if you don't have one of those then you should get into the bathtub with a mattress over you and or pillows and blankets. The bathroom is the only room here with no windows and is in the interior so that is the safest place for us. A few weeks back my husband had my daughter and I in the tub with blankets all around us and the mattress. He "stood watch" at the door waiting to see if any rotation was occuring above us. I would have preferred that he be in the tub with us. Anyway, as you can guess, it is a scary situation.

Rue said...

Hi Anna :)

I just found your blog and I love your story.

I didn't even know you were having a giveaway, but please enter me :)

I hope you and your family have a wonderful 4th of July!

Cindy ~ My Romantic Home said...

I love that plate!!! That's the way I did it...one plate at a time and the next thing you know...you have too many! Just kidding, I love each and every plate I have!

Kim's Treasures said...

Hi Anna! I love your pretty plate! I'm new to the blogworld too! Stop by sometime! Love your blog!