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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

My Sweet Friend...

 KATHY, sent me the sweetest package.
I couldn't wait to open it because, if you know KATHY,
you know she is the *Maker of all Things Pretty*....

 The cutest MUG MAT ....and all in my very favorite colors...
 I just love it, Kathy.
Thank you so so much.
I am pretty sure I am going to frame it, tho...
too charming to sit my drippy coffee mug on...:)
How cute it will look, hanging in my black and white and red kitchen.

 She also slipped in this vintage butter spreader
with *SPREAD JOY* stamped into it.
Isn't it the sweetest !!!
She does the stamping herself...she's so smart!
THANK YOU, KATHY...
I love them both....and you do, indeed, SPREAD JOY.
Much love, bj
xoxo

26 comments:

Pat said...

That is so sweet BJ. It will look neat framed in your kitchen.

Been watching the news about the fires!! Thoughts and prayers are with the people of Texas.

From the Kitchen said...

B.J.: What a nice and talented friend you have. I love what was in your package!

I'm so sorry to hear about how dry West Texas is and about the fires. We had that same concern one year when we lived in Lubbock. I wish I could send you some of our too-much rain!! Instead, prayers will certainly be coming your way. Stay safe!

Best,
Bonnie

Kathleen Grace said...

Oh no BJ, YOU spread joy:>) Love you friend!

Aunt Amelia's Attic said...

Sweet package, from your sweet friend!

But oh I am so worried about you, and west TX, and the fires. -sigh-

I'd send you some of our nice April showers, if I could...

Stay well...

Stay well...

Stay well...

Gentle hugs...

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

IT is beautiful and is perfect for you BJ!!!! It will just perfect in your kitchen.
xoxox
Penny

Rita said...

That is so pretty. So happy she sent this and made you happy. You really deserve i.t
Love that kitchen of yours.
Rita

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

How perfectly you! Isn't it great how we all get to know each other's styles!

FABBY'S LIVING said...

I love this BJ, great idea to frame it for the kitchen, I would!
Sorry to hear about all that fire in Texas, I have a niece who lives in West Texas, but thank God, not near! I will pray for all the people there. Here in my neck of the woods is raining April showers, and probably May too, rain season!...wish I could send it there, instead.
Love
FABBY

Susie said...

I love gifts like these. How sweet!

Susie at Puddle Jumper Creations

Vee said...

Oh it's wonderful and will be very nice framed, even if you leave Kathy shaking her head at you. What a wonderful spreader she included, too. Sweetness all the way around.

Those fires...ugh. I have another friend who is enduring floods. Now if I could just arrange sending your corner the extra flood waters. God knows. He's not taken by surprise. I shall certainly pray and thank Him in advance for some sweet gentle showers.

middle child said...

Love your kitchen!

Beansieleigh said...

Wow, that is so sweet! I love it!.. Of course, I ALWAYS love gingham and polka dots, but Kathy did a BEAUTIFUL job on this little mug mat! I'm pretty sure, if it was me though, I'd never be able to set a coffee on it! MUCH too pretty! ~tina

Donnie said...

She has your colors down perfectly. That is so cute.

Blondie's Journal said...

Cute, cute, cute and perfect for your kitchen and your taste!

I have been watching the news and was hoping the fires weren't near you, my friend. Be safe.

XO,
Jane

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Cute mug mat, and I'm lovin' that great spreader! Sorry to hear about the fires BJ, stay safe:@)

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Is there anything better than something someone made themselves...I don't think so! Just so cute, bj, and yes they will very sweet in your ADORABLE kitchen! That's the first time I think I have seen it from a distance...
My sweet patience husband still doesn't want to paint those wood cabinets...so...
I will just have to come and look at yours and learn to be patient like he is! :)
Hugs!
Mona

Jenn said...

You still have your butcher block countertops? I just love the red. And, the "spread joy" is perfect for you! :) Jenn

Cozy Little House said...

So cute! She is indeed the sweetest.
Brenda

Debby said...

Yes, frame that. The first thing I thought when I saw that cute little thing is how it matched your kitchen. What a great friend.
So New York American Girl store is even better than Chicago. Meet you there instead, hah.
Praying for rain for you. Geez, we have had so much this week. Wish I could send it your way.

tammylovesdishes said...

What a sweet gift. I'm with you on that mug mat, BJ. I would be afraid I'd mess it up. Framing it is a great idea!

Praying for rain for your area.
Tammy

Kathleen said...

That's so sweet! I got one this week from Retta at Gazebo House. We can mug mat together now!
That was so kind of Kathy. Now if she would only send me the pumpkin pudding someone sent her by mistake. We have the same first and last name! :)

Kathy@ Gone North said...

So perfectly cute, So perfectly you. With those black & white checks & the red... just darling.
Wishing I could send you some of our weather..rain, rain & more rain & then some snow...
Praying for those affected by the fires... Be safe

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Your kitchen is after my own heart. I love it! Thanks so much for visiting me at Art@Home. I am your newest follower, and I will pray for y'all in West Texas. Hopefully it will rain soon (significant rain amounts) and end your drought.

(((hugs))),
Ricki Jill

Debbie said...

Every time I see that kitchen of yours, I want to have the courage to do something like that with my cabinets. I just plain love it.

But I digress...

I agree that the pot mat is just too cute to use for a your drippy coffee.

I can pray with an empathetic heart for you in Texas! We endured several years of drought recently, and it can get downright scary. Praying for rain to fall!

xinex said...

Beautiful gift and lovely displays, BJ. Have a Happy Easter!...Christine

Rettabug said...

What a wonderful gifts! That darling spreader & mug mat are just perfect for you, BJ! I agree, it is waaaay too pretty to set a drippy coffee cup on.
I'm going to check out Kathy's blog in just a minute.

As DH & I sat in the sunroom...I use that term loosely...it was pouring down rain & grey-grey-grey, I said "Too bad we can't send some of this to BJ & my brother (he lives in Kerrville) We've had Too much rain & you've not had any. :-( Still praying for ya', Honey!

Have a Blessed Easter,
fondly,
Rett