Monday, May 31, 2010

300... It's For the Birds

It’s GIVEAWAY time!!!

I’ve reached my 300th post and as a Thank You for taking your time to come by and visit with me, I have some little bird pretties that I would love to share with you.

A sweet little bird dish,
a couple of yards each of seam binding in a soft brown, pink and green,
four mini, speckled pink eggs,
and three tiny little vials of german glass glitter in silver, pink and blush.

I have a luscious bar of soap from Tokyo Milk.

Also, a 1911 issue of Bird Lore (May – June),
a yard of ribbon,
two pretty millinery roses,
and a smattering of buttons in green, pink and white.

And I made a little wall hanging, just for you.
I’m sure I will put a few more goodies in before shipping it off.

Here are the deets…
I’m heading off to my parent’s paradise island bright and early tomorrow morning (ahem… a little too bright and early for my taste, but you see, it’s a little known fact that Farmboys must go diving as soon as humanly possible, once they touch Caribbean soil).
So, you have until I return home to leave a comment to enter.
If you blog about it and then come back and let me know that you did, I’ll pop your name in twice.

We get home on the 9th, but we get home ridiculously late (because, and I believe it’s a little known fact, that girls named Alisa must linger on the beach, under the palm trees, for as long as humanly possible before boarding a Caribbean leaving plane).
So seeing how the 10th is a special day around here anyway, it being the Graduate’s 18th birthday, we’ll make it that much more special and I’ll draw a winning name that morning.
Sound good?

See you back here on the 10th!

P.S. Of course those of you outside of the U.S. can enter too.
I wouldn't leave y'all out!


Marianne said...

Oh no, I am number one, now I am sure I won't win. And I love birds so much....
Well anyway. Congrats on 300 posts and have a wonderful time in the Caribean!
That wall hanger is so beautiful, by the way, I love it!!

Patricia said...

I'm coming out of lurkdom to say Congratulations on 300 posts and have a GREAT trip!

What beautiful, beautiful gifts. Like Marianne, I LOVE birds....and soft brown, pink and green, and speckled pink eggs, and....


Tania Pelletier said...

Congrats on your 300th post and have a great vacation! I love the goodies you've put together for the giveaway!


Unknown said...

Are you going to get a cabana boy, too, Alisa? :) How fab for you & farm boy to get away!!! Congrats to your grad! Congrats to you for your 300th post. I hope there are 10 times that many to come (no pressure, though) ;D.

Anonymous said...

Absolutely stunning little collection of pretties you have conjured up for your give away LOVE them all,
I will keep my little pinkies crossed,


Robin Thomas said...

Count me in please. Thank you.

ScrapAddict said...

Congrats on the 300th post! Have a glorious time on your island paradise vacation!!!

Terri Gordon said...

Oh I just love your beautiful post and your beautiful blog. I also love birds, thank you so much for the opportunity to win. Have a wonderful vacation. Congratulations on your 300 post. Terri

Terri Gordon said...

I just put your beautiful photo on my sidebar of my blog. Thank you.

Leanne said...

Alisa, your posts are always a pleasure to read, although I think this may be my first comment. I just love the way you photograph stuff. Beautiful and restful.

Have a fabulous vacation and return to us safe!

Dorthe said...

Congratulations with the 300 post,
I don`t know if your giveaway includes from outside USA, but if it does, Please count me in.I love your beautifull giveaway, .
Happy trip to the Caribean!
xo Dorthe


Wow, Alisa! Such lovely treasures and a sweet opportunity to win. Have a wonderful time at the ocean, you lucky girl! ~ Angela

Tina said...

Congrats on the 300 post Alisa - what a BEAUTIFUL giveaway - I just love it all. Cross my fingers over here (oh - I hope overseas can enter).
Wishing you a wonderful trip - sounds wonderful
xo Tina

La Petite Gallery said...

This is a wonderful post. I have to do a painting in those colors, so soft.


Rochelle said...

Such a gorgeous wall hanging you created....i love all the other "stuff" too! Congratulations on 300 posts!

Scented Sweetpeas said...

Hope you had a fab holiday, I just returned from one myself. Congrats on so many posts! Pleasey enter me into your lovely birdie filled competition :-)

natalea said...

I've enjoyed every post Alisa! your blog has been a constant source of inspiration~ I can't wait to read 300 more!
Your giveaway goodies are lovely! I will be keeping my fingers crossed! Have a wonderful time while you're away! xoxo natalea

Robin said...

Congrats on 300 posts Alisa! Your wall hanging is just gorgeous....along with the other goodies you have in your giveaway!

knitterbeader said...

Oooooh - 9-10 days on a Caribbean Island - you must be doing something right! Your wall hangings and pretty bird things are calling to me. Have a great get-away and congrats to your graduate, also.

Anonymous said...

Alisa, I won one of your earlier giveaways...some lovely trim and a journal that is so pretty! I use that journal here next to my computer to record the names and addresses of my blogging friends with whom I've so delightfully become also a snail mail friend!

Congratulations on your 300th post!
It's always a pleasure to come and visit with you and see all of the lovely things you create.


knitterbeader said...

Alisa, I posted about your give-a-way over on my blog today (May 31). Hope you didn't mind my capturing one of your photos to entice people to come to your blog.

Sue K said...

Congrats on the 300 posts!! I came over from Diane Knotts blog and I am so glad to find your lovely blog. Great giveaway, so put my name in the hat please! I am going to sign up to be a follower too.
Have a wonderful time on your trip. Oh how lovely to be able to go to the Caribean! I envy you!
I'll be back to visit often!
hugs, Sue K

The Farmer's Attic said...

What a wonderful giveaway! Please enter me.

Have a wonderful vacation. I look forward to hearing from you on the 10th :)


The Farmer's Attic said...

I did post your giveaway at

Oh, I am now a follower. Do I get an extra chance? :)

Anonymous said...

You can refer to me as SCUBAboy instead of Farmboy for the next post!?!?

Don't add me to the giveaway though. I'll commission a similarly brilliant piece for our living room. - Fb.

Maija said...

Oh yes! Please count me in!!

Allie said...

300 posts! That's fantastic! I'll be holding my breath and crossing my fingers for your giveaway. I see blue birds all the time now and think of you..... my first blogging friend.

Hope you're having a MARVELOUS time on the island this summer and that you come back with some more wonderful pictures to share. Wishing you lots of sunshine and fun.....

Clare said...

Your art continues to amaze me! What beautiful creations! Congratulations on your 300th post! I know there are many of us who are so glad you do what you do.

Lesley said...

Good morning. I hope you're having a wonderful holiday. It's so nice to invite those of us in other countries to take part in your enchanting giveaway. (We do feel a bit left out at times..sigh) By the way Diane Knott sent me over, and I've become a 'follower' and put you on my list of favourites. Blessings

Lori said...

Alisa, your giveaway is gorgeous...i would love to win...have a wonderful time on your vacation...with SCUBAboy...LOL...

VS said...

Hope you had a lovely holiday weekend. I would love to be entered in your fabulous give-away. Your blog is lovely, I look forward to following on your life's adventures!
Smiles Friend,

Unknown said...

Ohh pick me!!! Have a great time in paradise :)

Sandy xox

Mosaic Magpie said...

I would love to win all these beautiful treats.

sem said...

Although it feels wrong to de-lurk just to try for a prize, I lurves me some birdies sooo much. Seriously, congratulations on 300 beautiful and inspiring posts. I drop in whenever I need a pick-me-up or a big dose of femininity. (Often needed as I'm outnumbered in my house - a husband and two sons. Even the cat is a boy)

Anonymous said...

Caribbean! My what a great time that must be!

Congratulations on 300 posts!!!

bee blessed

Gaby Bee said...

Hello! I found you through a comment somewhere... Your wall hanging is amazing! Congrats on your 300th post. Have a wonderful time in paradise!

Privet and Holly said...

SWEET Alisa, this giveaway is the perfect reflection of YOU! Congratulations on 300!!! Hope you are having a blast under the sun in the Carribean. Crossing my fingers!
xx Suzanne

Unknown said...

Just found your blog by way of a comment you left on fleamarketstudios Flickr. I love your Spring Sampler. Congratulations on 300 post, I have a lot to catch up on.


Maria said...

Oooooh. I love all the goodies! Please enter me! I'm a follower and I'll post it on my blog.

Maria from Primitiveseason

FredaB said...

Great to have made 300 posts. We should be sending you a present.

I love the way you have centered it around birds. Who among us does not like anything with birds on it.

I appreciate a chance of winning. I will post on my blog also.



Nelly said...

Congrats on the 300th post. What a lucky lady to be going to paradise. Thanks for offering these sweet gifts. I love each and everyone of them.

Lori said...

What a marvelous give away! I have become consumed using more birdies in my home! These would be fabulous!! Lori

Vintage Gran said...

What an absolutely beautiful giveaway and so generous! 300 posts sounds like an enormous amount to me. Congratulations.
I love birds and eggs and your beautiful wall hanger. Please enter me. I have my fingers crossed.

Julie Ann said...

What an oh so tweet giveaway!! Congrats on your 300th post!! Many more to come :) Have a wonderful trip!

AmyB said...

WAY TO GO ON YOUR THREE-OH-OH! I am a regular but silent visitor to your lovely blog. Thanks for the inspiration! Hope you have a WONDERFUL vacation. Your giveaway items are luscious, and my fingers are crossed. - Amy Bauer

JaneT said...

Sounds like you are having a fun time. Please put my name in the hat for your lovely giveaway. Thank you.

Debe Leone said...

I really enjoy your blog and congrats on the milestone!! You truly are a talented gal & make beautiful things. Love the birdie goodies! Hope you all enjoy the trip, jealous...

Joanna {sweet finds} said...

I'm lucky 48. (that was my booth number at the antique mall. LOL)

congrats on 300. I think I am right behind ya... maybe I should do a giveaway. ???

love all the bird stuff.

chat with ya when you get home.
hugs, Joanna

Lou said...

Ohhh what a totally BEAUTIFUL giveaway!!! I just adore your Art Piece... Stunning! I love our little feathered friends too... and I am so glad I have now found your gorgeous Blog..
Hope you have a wonderful break!!
Lou xx

Mrs. Cherry Heart said...

Total sweetness.....
Please include me!

Hugz, Dolly

come and enter my give away too!

Caleen said...

OH.. How exciting.. Congratulations on your 300th post.. You know I am a fan.. I love your giveaway.. How generous.. I love birds too.. I hope you have a awesome time.. I will be waiting patiently.. Everything is so beautiful.. Have a great time.. :)

Melanie said...

Inspired! Congrats on your 300th!!!

Splashes of Pink and Mint said...

Oww... I almost missed this gorgeous give away!!! Things were so busy round here. I hope you're having a good time! See you the 10th (the day my hubby and I are married for 13 years!)
I hope for at least another 300 posts!
Hugs Elly
Oh, I'll put a link on my sidebar!

alveen said...

What a gorgeous giveaway! Just looove the wall hanger. Enjoy your vacation.

Ľubaša said...

Oh, so many lovely items! I love bird theme a lot, that ceramic bird and hanging with nest are just beautiful. Thanks for a chance - I live abroad.
lubaska dot k at gmail dot com

Linda Gilliam said...

Congrats on your 300th post, I know there will be so many more!
I adore birds, I got that love from my mother who passed away six years ago..every time I see a beautiful songbird in my garden, I think of her and miss her so much!
I have eight parrots of my own also...they are noisy but so loving!
Thank you for the opportunity to win these beautiful items!

sjmcdowell said...

Hi Alisa,

Wishing you a lovely getaway in the Caribean!!

Congratulations on your 300th post!!

Please add my name to the list, I would love to win your gorgeous giveaway!!

Thank you,


sjmcdowell said...

Hi Alisa,

I also posted your Giveaway on my sidebar!!

Thank you again!!


Unknown said...

Was doing some blog hopping today and happened across your lovely blog. And just in time for a giveaway!!
I love how you have everything displayed. And the pink speckled eggs...oh yeah!
Congrats on the 300 posts!
Tell your son congrats on his graduation too!
AHA...I see that Farmboy reads your posts too. (funny guy) HI Scuba boy!
I'll be back to see some pics (I hope) of Paradise. Hope you're having a great time.

Unknown said...

OOPS! I meant to say...tell the Graduate "Happy 18th Birthday!"
I posted your giveaway on my sidebar.

Ineke Original said...

Just love this! Well done!