May 25, 2010

101st Post and Two Giveaways!

Well it has been a whirlwind here lately , but here it is finally, the 101st post and giveaways!

I have lots more to share , as it has been so long, but we will start with the important stuff ~
the giveaways!

The first giveaway is ...

This salvaged vintage Frozen Charlotte ribbon doll. And she is wearing 3 yards of wonderful usable ribbon!
For this one simply leave a comment on this post. I will draw the winner on Friday June 4th.
And then...

The second giveaway is to say a great big Thank You to all of the super wonderful followers of this blog.
This one is a broken China Jew
elry bracelet with sterling
chain, and found and form
ed, vintage salvaged baubles and trinkets. The broken china charms are from an English transferware pattern from c. 1891.

And guess what???

You are already entered for this if you are a follower on this blog!

If you would like to sign up for the bracelet giveaway, and would like to become a follower, then as soon as you become a follower, you will automatically be entered!
I will have the drawing for this on
Monday June7.

Summer 2010 Workshops
I will be doing 3 different workshops in California this summer at the Pasadena
Bead and Design Show. "
"Journey From Paris Journal" July 31st.
You can register for the class / find out more information on
this and my other workshops here.

I am also honored to be included in
the wonderful
Somerset Gallery due out June 1st!


  1. What wonderful giveaways! And that Paris journal class looks amazing. You have a lovely blog Shari, and I check your etsy store regularly. I'm hoping you do another doll similar to Spring Dance. I hesitated for a moment on that one and lost it to another customer.
    Congratulations on your 101st post!

  2. Congrats on 101 posts!!! Your class looks awesome! yay I have been a follower and I love your work Shari...would love to win...I realllly love the bracelet...You have a talent to make old things beautiful again..Hugs,Mica

  3. WOW what a wonderful give away!! I am going to have to check out your classes since I live nearby. I love the Paris journal necklace.

    Congrats on your 101 post.......I look forward to many more.


  4. Congrats on you 101st post. I LOVE coming to visit you to see and stare at all your beautiful creations and I have to say I do get a little jealous of your talents. I'm saving my pennies to purchase something from you soon too. Thanx for sharing. Kelli Hansen

  5. I enjoy reading your posts and looking at your Etsy. I too haven't moved fast enough when trying to decide what to buy. He who hesitates loses.

    I would love to be entered for your giveaway and wish I lived in Calif. to be able to attend one of your classes.



  6. Shari, I would love to win your pretty ribbon doll! What great fun. Thanks for such pretty giveaways!

    Best wishes.

  7. Oh Shari!!!! Happy 101st Post sweetie!!!! I'm so in love with everything...your gifts, your class, your's all just wonderful!! Wishing you many more posts filled with inspiration to come ~ hugs and love, Dawn

  8. The frozen charlotte doll looks so cute dressed in all that lace.
    Love your jewellery, the heart made from the salvaged china is so pretty.

  9. i just saw one of your dolls on Margaret's blog "the french bear" and it is totally adorable...i would love to have my own...thanks for the chance to win one:)

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  11. Very nice giveaway, I'm a new follower and would love to win. Very nice blog, I'll be back often. Smiles, Carol Mae

  12. Hi I`m Dorthe, saw you at Dawn`s,
    and just love what you are doing. The doll with ribbons, are so wonderfull, and for the bracelet it is gorgeus, -so love your china hearts-beautifull.
    And then I`m totally in love with your book-workshop. Well living in Denmark,there is no possibility ,unless you do one on the internet :)
    Please count me in on your wonderfull giveaway.

  13. Congratulations on over 100 posts. It goes fast when you are having fun sharing! June 7 is my birthday! I am a new follower and it would be areal treat to win!

  14. The Feathered Nest sent me over and I am glad she did. Congratulations on your 101st post. I am a new blogger so that seems like a lot of blogging to me. Loved looking at your blog and I am becoming a follower so I don't miss anything.

  15. Found via The Feathered Nest & I'm so glad I did! LOVE your blog. I'm now becoming a follower.


    PS. Check out my blog - I've got a giveaway going on.

  16. Wonderful blog and congrats on 101! Shari I love your worknd ye a great Etsy shop too. Love for a chance in your giveaway. I also joined as a followerer. I shall blog on the right side of my blog about youur giveaway too!

  17. What beautiful pieces. I would so love this little cutie!

  18. I have a Charlotte too ~ except she's not frozen. She's my very lively 2 year old grandbaby!

    I'd love a chance to win a Charlotte that stays still!

    Congratulations on 101 posts ~ so glad Dawn (the feathered nest)shared about you on her blog!!

    Now I'm off to visit your Etsy shop...

  19. You are a very talented artist. I would love to be entered in your drawings and congrats to your 101st posts!

  20. Your blog has been on my favorites list and I have been a lurker for a long time. Don't know why I wasn't a follower but I certainly am now! Love your work and so wish I lived close enough to take your class!

    Please enter me in both your giveaways and pick me!

    Congrats on this milestone! I'll visit often!

  21. Oooh, how beautiful! I just found your blog after my friend showed it to me... I'll be signing up as a follower immediately! I'd love to win anything, but feel like a winner already, just being inspired by your beautiful artwork!


  22. So very glad I found you, I'm hooked and love your creations!

  23. Just found you by way of The Feathered Nest. I love the green china. The Paris journal is to die for. So talented. Congratulations.


  24. Shari your blog is beautiful! I just found you through Dawn. I would love to enter your lovely giveaway.

  25. how sweet! Enter me in your giveaway too!

  26. I would love to win!! Congrats on your 101st post!!

  27. a very happy 101 to you!!!

    LOve this ribbon doll, she is too sweet...
    Please add my name to the hat....


  28. I adore your salvaged vintage Frozen Charlotte ribbon doll! congrats on your 101 post! happy blogging!

  29. Shari - Your blog and your art is beautiful! Congratulations on you 101 post! Here's to 101 more!
    Kris Shedarowich

  30. I love your music and blog. That frozen Charlotte is darling.

  31. I'm so glad to have found your blog. I'm so in love with your gorgeous creations! That necklace at the end of this post with the book was over the top fab-YOU-lous! I'm in awe. I'm following you now and I'm adding a link to you from my blogs sidebar cause you just rock! I'm happy to be entered into your giveaway and I hope you will pop on over and enter my 100th post giveaway as well. Hope you have an excellent weekend!

  32. I am a follower and I would love to win your giveaway. Thank you!

    Deborah in NC

  33. Congratulations on your 100th post ... you go, girl! Ohhhhhhhhh what wonderful giveaways. I'd love love love to be the winner.

  34. Just wanted you to know, I'm now one of your followers. Wahoo!

  35. Hi Shari! Whew! am I glad I saw your giveaway on the etsy cottage site!!!
    Congrats on 101 posts. I just had a big giveaway for my 100th blog follower and it was soooo fun!
    I thought I already followed your blog.... well, now I am :)
    My bday is June 7th, so that's wierd!
    Come on lucky 7!!!! lol

  36. You know I love your work, so count me in!!! Gorgeous!!! Congratulations on doing 101 posts!!!
    Oops, sorry that was me that got that beautiful dolly!!!
    She looks wonderful hanging on my armoire!
    Margaret B

  37. You do beautiful work Shari, I adore all, the charolette doll, the bitty book and the charmers bracelet! Congratulations on your Somerset Book pages and your 100th posting!
    Smiles, Cyndi

  38. I learned about you through the Feather Nest (Dawn)
    I will differently be a to win...OMG! it would be wonderful to win the doll, bracelet...just any thing...your work of art is beautiful...I wish I had some of your talent... and live in Cal. to take your workshop.
    thanks for the opportunity to win.

  39. Congrats on 101 posts! I found you through Dawn's blog - your be-ribboned frozen charlotte SO caught my eye!!! And that Paris journal necklace - to die for!! Wish you were here on the east coast - I would be signing up in a heartbeat! Off to explore more of your lovely blog.


  40. Oh I would LOVE to win the sweet Charolette with her divine ribbon. My BDay is Tuesday June 1 & that would make the best gifty! hee hee. I just took a etched & layered jewelry class from Diane Cook & told her I wanted to do a Charlotte on a bracelet.

    Congratulations on your 101 Post!!!! It goes soooooooooo fast doesn't it? Thank you for offering such a wonderful give away. Hugs! Charlene

  41. I just happened upon your blog and I love it! Congrats on the 101 posts! I think I just made it as your 101st follower! LOL

  42. Your giveaway is absolutely amazing! I love your blog and am now a follower. You are so creative and your jewels are super!

  43. Hi Shari!!!
    I found you through Robin (Once Upon a Pink Moon) and through my new issue of Somerset Gallery...CONGRATULATIONS!
    Your art is so inspiring and beautiful, please enter me in your WONDERFUL drawing for the giveaway...I would totally DIE if I won! :)))

  44. I just found your blog and will be adding it to my blog list. I love your work.

  45. Thanks for stopping by Shari! I'd love to have you follow me as well. Enjoy the day,

  46. OMG, what wonderful giveaways, I am one of your biggest fans, I just love your beautiful work, thank you so much for the opportunity to win. I would be sooooo thrilled. I love your dolls. Congratulations on your 101 posts. Have a wonderful week. Terri

  47. Your sweet frozen Charlotte and broken china bracelet are just fabulous! Congrats on your milestone!

  48. What an amazing giveaway!!! Each item completely took my breath away! Congratulations on your 101st post, that must be a great's to 101 more!!!

  49. Wonderful giveaways! Congratulations on your 101st post! I live near Pasadena and may have to come by and check out the show!

    Warm regards,

  50. Congrats on your 101st blog - that's quite some accomplishment! I LOVE your giveaways and am a new follower. Cute, cute blog!
    Blessings, Mary Patterson

  51. Hi Shari.. Thank you for having such a fun blog giveaway. I signed up to be a follower too! I thought I already was, but I am now :) I love your art, its beautiful!
    Have a pretty day, gail

  52. Congratulations on your milestone blog! Your giveaways are wonderful, thanks for the fun! Wish I was able to be in CA for your workshop, that looks like a great one!
    Patricia Rose-A Potpourri of Fabric, Fragrance and Findings

  53. Congratulations on 101 blog posts!

    I just became a follower of your blog and look forward to reading future posts.

    Have a wonderful day.


  54. Love the journal! And congrats on your 101st post! Wish I lived in California! I'd take your classes!

    Olivia Paige

  55. What wonderful giveaways! I love the little Charlotte doll, she is adorable! Congratulations on 101 posts!

    Shabby Shan's Cottage

  56. Ohhhhhhhh I am just in time to enter dear Shari~ I love the wee Charlotte and the bracelet.

    Next year when I am free to travel I WILL make it to one of your classes!


  57. Hope you are enjoying Chicago. Maybe you will find something special for your next creation.

  58. Wonderful!!! I am a follower and would love to win any of your creations.

  59. Oh my goodness i LOVE the wee french journal necklace you're doing the workshop on...HOW I WISH I LIVED IN AMERICA!!!!
    If you ever come downunder (NZ!) i'll be the first to sign up for one!! beautiful - unique-different-gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your art with the world! Excited to have become a follower!

  60. Aloha Shari,
    Oh what wonderful giveaways !!
    Please enter my name and I will also become a follower. I'm so glad I found your blog today :-)
    Congrats on your 101 posts a great mile stone indeed.

    Blessings Lorie


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