Friday, April 25, 2008

Show and Tell Friday!


Welcome to “Show and Tell Friday!” Do you have something special to share with us? It could be a trinket from grade school, a piece of jewelry, or a treasured collection. Look around your home for something to share; dig through those boxes in your closet if you have to! Share photos and the story that goes with your special item.


Gifts
Happy Friday everyone! Today, I'm sharing some new gifts that my wonderful friend, Anita from My Country Cottage Garden sent me.

Heart
Many of you have drooled over Anita's beautiful lavender heart sachets, so I was very happy when I unwrapped this one.

Heart
"Fill your life with sunshine and your heart with love."

Heart
Anita's handiwork is always beautiful with lots of special details.

Shelf
I hung it on my mini tea shelf, along with the other pretty heart that Anita gave me last year.

Tags
She also filled the package up with other lovely things: an assortment of gift tags.

Napkins
Pansy napkins.

Birds
And 8 of the sweetest little birds!

Shelf
I decided to tie them to a garland of ribbon to hang on my patio shelf. I spend a lot of time out there and will be reminded of my special friend in Germany whenever I see it. Thank you for the beautiful gifts, Anita!

Garland

Thank you for looking at my show and tell and have a great weekend!


Please read the Show and Tell Guidelines for step-by-step instructions on how to participate.

If you would like to join in, please leave your *permalink* below, along with your first name (this makes the list easier to read). If your link has been removed from Mr. Linky, please re-read over the guidelines before re-posting. Have fun!

62 comments:

Dawn said...

What lovely things from Anita!

Betty said...

Kelli,
How blessed you are....beautiful gifts.....Betty

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Such a blessing to receive Anita's beautiful needlework!

Katherine

Betty said...

What pretty gifts you received from your blogger friend.

My Show and Tell is posted, and I have shared some more photos from our two day trip to Huntsville, Alabama.

Jewelgirl said...

Anita is a doll! She makes such
lovely decorations! You are so
lucky to get this wonderful gift!
Kelli, Have a great weekend too!

MammyT said...

I really love Anita's work and she is a gracious lady. I'm commenting on your Thursday post too. What beautiful displays. I have been shopping for keys, but they have been over-priced so far.
I posted S&T tonight because I'll be at the dentist in the morning
!
Nancy

Brenna said...

I love the little birds!

Linda said...

Such pretty treasures from Anita. I love the sentiment on your heart and your garland looks so sweet....Anita does beauriful. work. Hugs, Linda

Anita said...

You're more than welcome, Kelli! It was a special pleasure for me to sew those gifts for you! The little birdies look lovely outside!

Have a great week-end!
XoX, Anita

Mrs. Mordecai said...

The little birdies are so cute!

Muum said...

It is so much fun to get gifts in the mail! I esp like the birds.

MyJourneyBack said...

Kelli, My mind is spent tonight. I came over to let you know I won't be posting a Show and Tell. I had to minister to a young mother today that lost her baby. I'll come back tomorrow and read everyone elses post and read yours too. Ya'll have a Blessed Day.
Please visit me and please pray for Gina.
Blessings, Sherry

Tiffany said...

I came over due to Brenna. I will look forward to joining you next week when I have had time to get some pictures of some of my items:)

O. said...

these truly are nice! what a crafty person your friend is!

Gattina said...

Beautiful gifts you have got there !
I have more "outside" things to show this week !

Ruuta said...

Thank You for Your beautiful "Show & Tell" story! When I see pictures like Yours, I understand, that I don't know anything about home decorating. :)

Ruuta

Feathering My Nest said...

Kelli, Those sachets are so pretty. The stitching is delicate and sweet. You are are deserving of such lovely gifts from Anita.

Kathi

Jennie said...

What beautiful things Anita makes. I loved the little Pansy napkins too.

Farrah said...

That would be such a fun package to open! I love to see what creative and crafty people come up with! Thanks for sharing!

Heather K said...

I like old keys too..but don't have any..? don't know why...
nice pkg in the mail..and who doesn't enjoy a parcel in the post???

Simply Heart And Home said...

Kelli,

I don't think I've ever seen anything done in needlework that compares with what Anita does. Her work is art. The delicate touches that she adds are amazing. Thank you for sharing them with us.

BLessings,

Gina

Hootin' Anni said...

I love 'em....I've been following faithfully her craft work and her finished pieces always astound me. The idea of a bird garland is great.


My Show n Tell is fiction this week. A real old piece of fiction --1898 to be exact.

Happy Friday everyone.

Sondra said...

The little bird garland looks so cute hanging like that. All of your gifts are so pretty!

Theresa said...

I LOVE your blog, Kelli. It's always beautiful and happy!!

Theresa

Penless Thoughts said...

How beautiful and special. Anita is an amazing young woman!
Susan

Dawn said...

Don't you just love gifts..from the heart?

My post is up at my place...
Happy Weekend, Kelli!

judy said...

Anita makes such lovely things. What wonderful gifts.

LindaMargaret said...

How lovely to receive such wonderful gifts! I love your tea shelf and the color on your walls - care to share as we are going to paint this spring? Have a wonderful weekend!

Rhondamum said...

This is my first week joining your show & tell! Thank you for having me and helping us to all remember our little treasures!

I love the way you display your treasures. It really makes your house a "home".

Hope to chat soon!
Rhonda...

A Hint of Home said...

You have a great friend in Anita. All the things are very pretty and oh so thoughtful of her.

Constance said...

Those are absolutely gorgeous! What a sweetie-pie to do that for you! Maybe all of us who participate should do a little something for our hostess!
Connie

LBP said...

WOW! Anita has such a talent for sewing and gardening, how fortunate to be the benefactor of her beautiful work.

Blessings

Linda

Needled Mom said...

What lovely gifts. Her handwork is beautiful.

Jaderocks said...

What a talent Anita has. The heart is so sweet and the birds look perfect on the garland. Those pansy napkins look so life like I had to look twice. What a nice friend you have.

Love Bears All Things said...

Hello Kelli,
I want to join the fun. I hope I followed the guidelines correctly.
The thinks you recieved from Anita are so lovely. I am going to visit her now.
Mama Bear

Emily said...

How beautiful! She certainly does beautiful handiwork! I love the hearts. What a lovely show and tell today!! I always love your items! Have a great day!!

Charlotte said...

These gifts are beautiful and have special meaning for you. Thanks for sharing! I'm not doing a S & T this week. I wanted to leave the tribute to my mother at the top of my blog. Thank you for the nice comments you made about her.
Have a great weekend!

Wanita said...

What lovely gifts from your friend, Anita. You have them displayed so nicely in your home.

Thanks for hosting Show & Tell Friday. I really enjoy it.

TJ said...

Anita has very blessed hands and a creative mine! Her creations look lovely in your home!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Lisa said...

Wow! Oh my...Your birds are very cute indeedy!...Goodness gracious...look at that detail in the needlework and those tiny little beads!

Carrie said...

What lovely gifts. Your friend is very creative.

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Jeanne said...

I'll be updating my blog when I get home from work with mine for today. Such beautiful items you share!

mummymac said...

Do you know if your friend does the lace work herself? I saw it being demonstrated at a recent craft fair, it really is a work of art...

Thru Pink Curtains said...

love your little birds! and hearts. nice material too!

Kathy said...

What a sweet little package!
Kathy@ Mimi's Garden

Just Mom said...

Beautiful.

Char said...

As always I enjoyed your show and tell. What sweet gifts to receive, just lovely. Have a great weekend.

Lori Stilger said...

My goodness. You seem to have time to cozy EVERY NOOK AND CRANNY of your house, Kelli. Where do you find the time?!?!?!?!??!?!
Thanks again for hosting! :)

Sandra said...

Those are beautiful ;)

Gena said...

What wonderfuls gifts! I love those little birds.

ivory spring said...

Hi Kelli,

Just stumbled upon your website. What a great idea! I will definitely sign up to participate in the show-and-tell.

Lori Stilger said...

Hey, Kelli!!! Did I do something wrong?? Email me re. why I'm not listed this time! :)
Thank you!

Quinne said...

Hi Kelli :) What lovely gifts! Those little birds are wonderful. Hope that you have a nice wknd! Love, Q

Kelly said...

Oh your patio is just gorgeous!!!!! And those little birds are just darling!!

Momma Roar said...

Everything is so cute - and I just love those birds and how you've displayed them!!

Tiffany said...

I love anything bird related:)

Jeannie said...

Hey there buddy, I know I am late a few days by the Friday Show and Tell,(and its been a long while since I last participated) but I am glad to have waited as I have a few Gems to share, I hope it counts! They were Goodwill and Antique Fair Shopping treasures I was blessed to be able to get. Have a great weekend friend see ya on the lounge and in blog land.

Ivory Spring said...

Thanks for the welcome. I will be back to visit your blog! :)

Glady B. said...

What a lovely blog you have..Nice page..and I really like your tussie mussies, love it.

Anonymous said...

What a sweet and thoughtful package! They make you smile when you see them.

Theresa

Norma Yamamoto said...

I adored its blog.Linkei fprever to visit.~('v')~