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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

IT'S STRAWBERRY SEASON and I'm lovin' it....


when i saw this 'bowl of strawberries'
i KNEW Sweet Nothings Cottage HAD to have some !!
these are all handmade, by Kathy, out of vintage
fabrics that she had on hand.
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(i tried to find some sunlight streaming in for my photos..like Kathy's photo..
but too late in the morning....) :O(



THE BOX the berries came in...O HONEY...

Kathy ALWAYS goes way beyond when she packs
a product that you've ordered from her adorably stocked Etsy Shop..
this little birdhouse box, topped with a beautiful little

SPRING green bow with daises on it and

A RED AND WHITE CHECKED STRAWBERRY

is the CUTEST little thing and I will find a good spot to show it off
in my cottage...

KATHY is so talented with so many things...
If you've not visited her sweet blog and her Etsy shop,

PLEASE do yourself a favor and DO !
if you have something you would like hand made...please

check with her...i think she does some custom orders..

I love this girl and so will you....she is sure A KEEPER !
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thank you, KATHY...i just love it all.....

my little strawberry patch !!

30 comments:

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Those berries are just as cute as pie! Glad you helped yourself to some, BJ!

xo,

Sheila :-)

♥Mimi♥ said...

Give me a nice, big bowl with some XXX sugar and real cream and I'll sit down and make short order of those strawberries of yours. Uhm, looks like they might soak up a lot of my cream...how much do you think I need...a gallon☺

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Those are so cute! laurie

arkie said...

I just love your strawberries!

Eclectic Pink Rose said...

Those are adorable!!!! They look so sweet in your dish!! I'm going to have to check out her blog and her Etsy shop too!!! Love them!
♥ Teresa

Beverly said...

BJ, those are adorable. And, I agree that Kathy is a prize. She is so talented - and very nice, too.

Stacey said...

Oh how perfectly adorable and summery! They are sweet, BJ.

Marcela said...

Hi dear BJ
Those strawberries are so cute!
What a talented lady Kathy is!

Kisses and hugs
Marcela

Deb said...

I love your strawberries you don't have to worry about them going bad...I love strawberries

santamaker said...

These strawberries are so cute and cheery...just love 'em!!!!

Shelia said...

Oh, BJness, these little strawbabies are so delightful! I love them. I may just have to get some too!
You may have started something!
be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Kathleen Grace said...

I do believe those look even better in your blue and white tureen than they did in my white one BJ! Thank you for the kind words:>) The packaging was special because you are!

The Raggedy Girl said...

They are just too sweet!


The Raggedy Girl

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

They are just beautiful, as is everything that Kathy makes! They look wonderful in your blue and white bowl.

I was just at Kathy's blog and she has some of these beautiful strawberries in her ETSY shop right now!
xoxo
Penny

p.s. BJ, someone told me you can find the wine barrel lid lazy susan at Tuesday Mornings maybe...

nikkicrumpet said...

SOOOO very cute...and so perfect for your delightful home! That just say "BJ" to me. I'm going to have to go check out her shop.

Diane Duda said...

cute!

give-away...my place...involves red...where are you?

Donna Marie said...

BJ!!!! How are you! It's been such a long time! I have missed you so! :)

I love those little strawberries! How cute!!! They look good in that bowl too!

xoxoxoxoxoxoxo
Donna Marie

Cathy said...

BJ,
I had to come by and check out your berries after seeing your comment on Kathy's blog!!! They are so cute!!!

I became a follower of your blog and I look forward to many more visits...so glad I came by!!!

Have a wonderful day!!!
XOXO
Cathy

Helen said...

Mornin' BJ! I've never seen anything like those strawberries! How clever.

Have a great week .. it's always nice to come for a visit.

Nancy said...

BJ, I love the berries! And, that last pictures is beautiful!

Hope you are having a blessed week!
Nancy

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi BJ....these are so precious! I have to check this out.

I used to make the fabric apples for craft shows and for gifts. They are a pickle to make but so cute.

I love this!!!

Hugs, Barb

Cathy said...

BJ,
Thanks for stopping by and becoming a follower!!! Your comment was too cute!!!

I thought I would let you in on a little secret!!! I am going to be having a give-away on my 50th post anniversry...including MacKenzie-Childs of course!!! It won't be long...about 2 weeks I think.

Stop back by and check it out...soon!!!

Have a wonderful day!!!
XOXO
Cathy

Deanna said...

Oh dearest, I loved those little strawberries. Aren't they just as cute as they can be? They look perfect sitting in that lovely dishware of yours. How wonderful to just be able to glance over at them and smile because they are so darned cute!

Luvin's
Deanna :D

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

These berries are so cute, BJ. I love how you have them with the blue and white!! Perfect!

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

THe strawberries look so pretty in your blue and white bowl.

Rue said...

Hi Bj :)

Those strawberries are absolutely darling!!

You know what is even cuter? That beautiful great granddaughter of yours ;) If I haven't said so before... Congratulations!!

hugs,
ruzzer

Picket said...

Hey BJ! Love those strawberries and I would have paid money just for the gorgeous little box they came in! lol I will have to go by and visit her. Thanks so much for checking on me sweetie..losing little Maggie was harder on me than I ever imagined it would be....but I been keeping myself busy...I have wanted to paint the lower cabinets in the kitchen black for some time now...I have always loved the two color look like you have in your kitchen so I just took the plunge and I am loving it!...I kept the top the creamy white glazed and now the countertops just really show up and the black actually makes the kitchen feel warmer and more anchored to me. Bill & I started a little mini garden for little Sofie and Bailey..tomatoes..cucumbers...watermelons...they come up everyday to check on it..Bailey actually came up last night with his flashlight and said..."come on Maw Maw...lets go see if my tomatoes have growed!" lol Oh lordy BJ it was the sweetest thing..both of us out there with a flashlight counting his little green tomatoes! lol lol
Hope all is well on your side of the mountain dear friend and that you are having a glorious week!

Debbie said...

Those berries are so cute!

Allidink said...

Those are so cute! I really like them!

All the best,
Allison

Briana said...

Those are so cute. Love the box.