Thursday, February 05, 2009

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.


Perfume
Thursday was my birthday and I had a wonderful day. For show and tell, I'm sharing two gifts from my parents. A beautiful perfume bottle for my collection and a lovely vintage rose ring.

Perfume

Perfume

Ring
The rose is a beautiful shade of blue.

Ring

Ring
Isn't it pretty?! Thank you for looking at my special birthday gifts and also for the birthday wishes, yesterday!


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 only (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!

98 comments:

Pink Slippers said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO A WONDERFUL PERSON!
You have to tell where they bought you such a BEAUTIFUL ring. I just LOVE it.

Terry & Dennis Macri said...

Have a very Happy Birthday. I love the ring, Beautiful!!

Carla said...

Happy Birthday! What beautiful blue presents:)

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Your gifts are gorgeous!! What a special ring! I hope you had a wonderful birthday! Your daughter was almost born on your birthday, wasn't she?

Katherine

MyJourneyBack said...

How pretty. Happy Birthday. I hope you had a wonderful day.
Blessings,
Sherry

Heidi Pocketbook said...

Happy Birthday Kelli :-) It seems like there are birthdays aplenty in your family.

Your ring is unique and pretty. The bottle is a beautiful shade of blue.

Becky said...

Happy Birthday Kellie. I love your gifts!

Melyssa R
Boulder County, CO
said...

Happy belated Birthday! What beautiful things and that ring is so unique, never seen anything like it before!

The Redhead Next Door said...

Happy Birthday! What lovely gifts!

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

WELL HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!
What beautiful gifts! Both are very pretty but that ring, just blows me away! Lovely!

Angie said...

I love that ring. It's beautiful!

Carrie said...

Belated Birthday greetings! May you have many more. Your gifts are lovely and special.

Constance said...

Happy Birthday To You,
Happy Birthday To You,
Happy Birthday Dear Kelli,
Happy Birthday to You!
(and many more!)

The ring is exquisite! What a lovely gift from your folks! Hope your day was as lovely as you are!
Connie

Linda said...

I'm glad you had a wonderful day and I just love both of your gifts...especially your ring. I've never seen a flower ring before...it's gorgeous...hugs, Linda

Dianne said...

What lovely and special gifts. Thanks for sharing.I did say Happy Birthday in another post, but I don't mind saying it again. : )

Elizabeth G. said...

Hi, Kelli -

Your Show & Tells today are my favorite of all the ones you've ever shared. I LOVE the ring to death and the perfume bottle is gorgeous.

Thanks so much!
Elizabeth

Gattina said...

Happy birthday to you ! better late than not at all !
The parfum bottle is beautiful and this rose ring very special. I have turquoise earrings in rose form.

Adrienne said...

Happy birthday, Kelli. Your new perfume bottle and the vintage ring are gorgeous. I wish you a year ahead filled with blessings. ~Adrienne~

Rose Haven said...

Happy Birthday Kelli...I just LOVE your blue Perfume Bottle and Rose Ring!! They're gorgeous!!!

Anita said...

Oh dear Kelli, sorry for being a bit late to wish you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I am glad to learn that you have a wonderful day with your beloved ones and got so many pretty presents! I especially love that ring, it's gorgeous!

Best wishes, Anita

P.S.: I am sharing my Valentine's Give-away drawing today on S&T (thanks for your email last week)!

Tami said...

Happy Birthday Kelli!

Love your vintage ring so pretty!

Have a wonderful day!

Birthday Hugs!
T

Audrey said...

Happy Birthday. I love your blog, its very nice.

Elizabeth-Plain and Simple said...

Happy Birthday. Such wonderful gifts from your parents. Thank you for sharing them.

Blessings,
Elizabeth

Janet said...

Happy, happy birthday! Thank you for sharing your beautiful gifts with us. I LOVE your antique ring - it is so dainty and so pretty!

jenjen said...

Happy birthday! Thanks for letting me stop by your blog. I love your bottle and that ring is wonderful!!!

Jen

Gracie said...

As usual Mr Linky doesn't work for me. My post is at http://mylittleplace.blog.com/4555165/ Take a look!
And thanks to all of you ladies for sharing your memories.

Gracie said...

Happy belated birthday Kelli! Thanks for being such a wonderful hostess!
I just love your ring, btw.

suzel said...

A very happy birthday for you from France. I'll like to come to see your blog every day. It's so wonderfull. I'll love your presents they are very nice.
Kisses

Anne Fannie said...

Hi Kelli, Happy Birthday to You!
What lovely gifts you got, and that ring is very nice!
Thanks for hosting Show and Tell Friday!
Love, Ann

Janet, said...

I love your ring, it is so unique. Happy Birthday! Hope you enjoyed your day.

. said...

Wonderful things.

Alfazema

Tina Leigh said...

Happy late Birthday Kelli! Boy your parents really know you. They always pick out such pretty gifts. I dont know which I like best.

Patricia said...

Hi Kelli
Happy birthday and your presents are beautiful. I live in South Africa and enjoy your blog tremendously. Keep up the interesting posts.

Best wishes.

Hootin' Anni said...

I so love the rose ring!! I'd be afraid to wear it tho, thinking the petals would get chipped.

Beautiful.

I had Bud take something out of the attic, and I'm showing and telling about what I found...it's going to be three parts...two more show n tells for the weeks following only different ones from the collection.

Happy Friday, Happy weekend.

Judy said...

Happy Birthday Kelli...Such beautiful gifts. The ring is beautiful.

Debbie J. said...

Thank you for hosting Show and Tell Friday and happy birthday!

Smilingsal said...

Happy Birthday yesterday! Your post could so do a Blue Monday that I host. Check it out. Just click on the bluebird icon on my sidebar to see what to do.

Your parents obviously think you're special to give you such thoughtful and beautiful gifts. Thanks for sharing. Happy Show and Tell Friday!

Nanna said...

I'm glad you had a wonderful birthday, the bottles & the ring are beautiful!
Helen

Michelle said...

Kelli - Happy Birthday!

Thank you for sharing your beautiful birthday presents. What a wonderful collection.

Blessings,
Michelle

Jenn said...

Happy Birthday!

Kristen said...

The ring is beautiful and so unusual. What a treasure.

JanMary said...

Happy Birthday - beautiful ring - such a delicate shade of blue.

Love Bears All Things said...

HAPPY BIRDAY! a day late. Your parents know just the kind of things you love. Beautiful gifts.
Mama Bear

Anonymous said...

Beautiful ring! The perfume bottle too. I love all shades of blue!

Nancy McCarroll - Arts, Crafts and Favorites said...

Love these pictures! Mine today is possum wool; who knew?

Heather said...

Happy Birthday! I love love love the ring! The perfume bottle is very pretty too!

Mrs.T said...

Happy, happy, happy birthday, Kelli!

God bless you!
Mrs.T

Kelly said...

That is a BEAUTIFUL ring! Oh and Happy Belated Birthday! I can't believe I missed that.

Zebu said...

Happy belated, Kelli! I LOVE the blue rose--How beautiful!

Lady Katherine said...

Happy Birthday Kelli! Oh, what lovely gifts, the colors are so wonderful, the bottle I just love it! The so pretty! My grandson is pretty too. lol I have little fingers helping me type. lol

Lady Katherine said...

The ring is beautiful. My grandson wants to but a Q for he says its for the Queen's ring. Happy Birthday!

Raggedy Girl said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KELLI!!!
Your gifts are beautiful but your photography is incredible. Good job!
Roberta Anne

BECKY said...

Sounds like your birthday was a special one! Such pretty gifts!
The ring is so cute and unique!!

Have a joyful weekend, Kelli!
Becky

Alice said...

Happy birthday, Kelli! What beautiful gifts your folks gave you. I love both pieces. The perfume bottle is really pretty. I like how you set them up with the greenery. Have a great week!

Scrapdolly said...

Belated happy birthday
What a gorgeous ring and thank you for all the pleasure you give with this blog xxx

~CC Catherine said...

Happy B'Day Kelli! Lovely perfume bottle and ring! I love the color of both! Be sure to stop by my Show & Tell today and enter for my Giveaway...see if you can guess the set of eyes! ;) ~CC Catherine

The Bliss Journey said...

Kelli, Happy Birthday. Your gifts are just beautiful, I love the blue colors.
Kathleen

Maria, Patchwork Mill said...

Happy Birthday, Kelli!
This is a wonderful Show and Tell in Blue!
Your presents are beautiful!
Maria

Dragon Petals said...

Happy birthday! Your presents are so lovely. I do have to say, your ring looks so much prettier on your hand than in the other photos! I was having a hard time picturing what it would be like worn, but once I saw the last photo, wow! It suits you very well. :)

Linda C said...

Beautiful ring and I love the pretty blue perfume bottle. I'm wondering...is blue maybe your favorite color?:)

Happy Belated Birthday! We share January as our birthday month:)

I read a pondering thought the other day--"Instead of counting the years, make the years count."

I liked that:)
Linda C

glorv1 said...

Happy Birthday Kelli and may you have many more. That perfume bottle is elegant as is the rose. Take care.

Barbara H. said...

Those are both beautiful, Kelli!!I hope you had a wonderful birthday!

Elena said...

Happy Birthday Kelli! It looks like you had a nice day and the perfume bottle and ring are just lovely. You take such great pictures!

My open roads said...

Happy Birthday!!!!!!

Melissa Wertz said...

Happy Birthday Kelli! Very pretty bottle and I love the ring. Don't you just love blue roses?

playsdolls said...

Have a Happy Birthday Kellie,love your ring and prefume bottle.

Simply Heart And Home said...

Kelli,

Such lovely presents! The ring looks so delicate and I love that color of blue.

Mrs. H said...

The Happiest of Birthdays to you! Good health and joy for the coming year!!

Mrs. H

Mrs. C said...

Happy belated Birthday, Kelli! I had forgotten that you share a birthday with my youngest. Hope you enjoyed your special day. ;)

FeeBeeKay said...

A belated very Happy Birthday to you Kelli! Hope you had a wonderful day - your perfume vase is lovely, and that gorgeous ring is something very special indeed. I hope you enjoy them both for a very long time to come!

Have a great weekend!

FeeBeeKay

Lulu said...

what beautiful gifts you got...Happy Birthday..
Have a nice weekend..

Linda said...

Happy Birthday!! And thanks for sharing your beautiful gifts with us. Pretty!
Enjoy your weekend!
Linda Q

Kelly @ Wisdom Begun said...

Happy birthday, friend, sorry I am late. :-)

Beautiful birthday gifts. You deserve them!

Melinda said...

Happy Birthday!!!

Sharri said...

Happy Birthday Kelli!
Your gifts are lovely! (Is blue your fav color?) :)

Your mom has great taste!

Ms. Tee said...

Happy (late) birthday! :) Your blue bottle and ring are so pretty & your photo skills are amazing!

Karen Sherrill said...

Happy Birthday! I love the ring...so very pretty. I'm sharing old and new blankets ;o). Have a blessed day.

Karen

Jean Tuthill said...

Happy Birthday, Kelli, and many more! I love the perfume bottle and the ring. Both are such pretty colors.

Gayle said...

Love your gifts, I love blue! Happy birthday and may God richly bless this new year of your life.

Divamom said...

Hope you enjoyed a blessed day! Beautiful gifts!!!

Mimi Sue said...

Happy, happy birthday! That bottle is such a beautiful shade of blue. Mimi

Heather said...

What a Beautiful ring. Happy birthday!

Susan B said...

Hi Kelli,
Happy Birthday (Belated)! I hope it was a wonderful one. The gifts you received are just beautiful. (Blue is my favorite color.) Thank you for sharing them.

PEA said...

Oh, Kelli, such a beautiful perfume bottle and I just LOVE that ring, it's gorgeous!! Do you have any birthday cake left over? I'm starving! hehe xoxo

Cathy said...

Very beautiful gifts, Kelli ~ I'm glad you had a Happy Birthday!

Katie S. said...

Happy Birthday!!!

A Hint of Home said...

Happy Birthday Kelli,
I hope you had a wonderful day. Both things your parents brought you are so special. I love the aqua color of both.

Farrah said...

Both are beautiful!! And a very happy birthday to you! :-)

Jennifer said...

Happiest of Birthday wishes to you! Hope you had a wonderful day - the beginning of another great year! Thanks for sharing some of your gifts - as always, your blog is such a nice place to visit!

marty39 said...

Thank you so much for your kind comments on my Fabrege Egg post. I do so appreciate the visit. I see that Happy Birthday wishes are in order, I hope you had a great day. Hugs, Marty

nancy said...

Oh my gosh, Kelli!!! Those are so beautiful!
Nancy

A happy heart at home said...

Happy birthday!

~Susan

Monique said...

Happy Kelli !!!! I'm sorry I'm a bit late, but congratulations and you've got such lovely gifts. The ring is so special and the bottle, that is such a beautiful, vvivid colour of blue. I hope you had a fantastic day !!

TJ said...

I lost my first comment, but I hope you had a wonderful birthday!
Lovely gifts!

Carrie P. said...

I just had to show my daughter the bottle and ring. She is collecting vintage perfume bottles and she just loved the blue one. Thanks for sharing.

Jerelene said...

Sorry I missed your birthday but I would still like to say a late "Happy Birthday!" I hope it was a good one. I absolutely LOVE the ring and the blue glass. Our birthday's are close..(Mine is the 12th) Hope you a Happy Valentines Day too!!

Christine said...

Happy Birthday! Love the ring, very pretty! Hope you had a wonderful day!

Silver said...

Love this vintage ring absolutely.. !