A (Not so) Shabby Vintage Thank You

Before the holidays I was invited to participate in several blog hops.
The best part of hops is meeting new bloggers and lots of eye candy and inspiration.


(Ahh, yes it’s a glamorous life.)

A pair of those bloggers, across a vast ocean from each other, were celebrating a milepost in each of their blogs.
Gina, Vintage Junk in my Trunk  in the eastern section of the U.S.
and Tamarah of Shabby Vintage Junk  in Australia both began blogging early in 2010.
  Isn’t it amazing how blogging brings us together!

I am super excited and pleased to give a huge THANK YOU to Tamarah for my prize and surprise.

Still, there are some things we have not yet learned how to do through the computer lines.

 And it was really exciting to receive a package from a land I have dreamed of visiting.

 

Although it was torture to open so slowly,

I wanted to share the experience (the joy) of opening it with you. Isn’t she sweet?

 

 Care was taken down to the last detail.

 

   

Isn’t this wonderful and exciting?

I feel like she really did make this just for me! 

 

    OK- so my photos don’t show it well, (click to enlarge)
but one of the elements is a 1969 dogtag from Albany New York.

I will steal a picture from Shabby Vintage Junk. 

 I love all the elements – dog tag, bells, feather charm and more.
Tamarah told me she got some fun elements when she came to Texas for Round Top. 
The video above is one of several on her YouTube Channel.
   She also is mum to two wonderful furkids.

Thank you Tamarah for this great surprise and the opportunity to get to know you better.

For more chances to meet new bloggers visit Junkin’ Finds Friday!

Show off your FAVORITE THINGS at Laurie’s.

Are you shopping the Op shops and Flea Markets?  Share your finds here at Her Library Adventures.

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8 Responses to A (Not so) Shabby Vintage Thank You

  1. Angela says:

    Lucky you!! I love the necklace! Tamarah is awesome, isn’t she?

  2. How fun was that! thanks for letting us share in the opening of this fun and wonderful necklace!

  3. Wow that is an awesome necklace! It is great to meet new friends from all over the world. Thanks for joining JFF this week! hugs, Linda

  4. laurie says:

    Congratulations on your win. What a beautiful and unique prize! Thank you for linking the excitement of opening your package and finding this treasure to Favorite Things. laurie

  5. eden says:

    What a pretty necklace! Love it.

  6. Congratulations! What a beautiful necklace!

  7. Susan says:

    A blog hop! What fun! I love the necklace, it is so fun to get surprises in the mail. Thanks for stopping by my blog and for the additional idea for my hearts!

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