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Thursday, March 11, 2010

My AMAZING Giveaway Update!

You like vintage?
You like French?
You like ephemera?

How'd ya like some vintage French ephemera?
Mmm hmm, thought you'd say yes!
Psssst, look here....

You like?
Wanna see more?

Isn't that amazing?

Well, it's ALL going to be included in my fabulous

Paris Flea Market Giveaway!


Here's the breakdown of what's included in this stunning French ephemera pack...

Handwritten letters from 1907 and 1909

Handwritten receipt (1912) and unused receipts

A ticket for 10 francs for the Panama Canal

A handwritten menu from 1946

A carte postal with a lady, a gentleman and flowers

2 music cards (used by marching bands in parades) wrapped in 1 yard of antique French ribbon with a tiny saint medal attached.

A bunch of book pages and miscellaneous papers

But don't thank me for this treasure trove of wonderment, thank the lovely, generous and wonderful 

Jackie went to Paris this past November, and came back with all sorts of amazing vintage French treasures!
Why, just look at some of what's available in her Etsy Shop~yummy doesn't even begin to describe Jackie's wares...

 Dreamy, huh?

But back to this...

You're probably asking yourself... how can I toss my hat into the ring to win this fab ephemera collection and lots more incredible flea market treasures???
Simple, just sign up as a follower and you're in!
While you're at it, go sign up to follow Jackie, too! She has a wonderful blog!

Click HERE for all the details! 
Giveaway ends March 31st.

On a final note, I just want to let y'all know how much I love and appreciate each and every one of you!
Truly, your kinds words and comments and FRIENDSHIP have touched my heart and brightened my days! This is a crazy-busy-stressful time, but you guys have helped to keep me sane. Thank you!

Wishing you a fabulous Friday!


The French Bear said...

You are such a tease!!!! Beautiful goodies, I love it all!!!!!
Margaret B

Alicia said...

OH MY GOODNESS!!! Paris Heaven. Just looking at those amazing French Fab Finds is making me giddy! What an amazing giveaway!

Wildflowerhouse said...

Be still my heart. Now you have me drooling. Not very lady like but what the hay! Tease on!

AuroraSuzette said...

So French, and so fab! You're pretty sweet and supportive yourself!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Ooh La La! So French and so it all!

Maggey and Jim said...

OOh la,la, ce magnifique..Looks like Paris'

Junk Exchange said...

my favorite piece of French ephemera was a piece of paper, hand written over and over were the words " eviter les mauvais compagnons " .. translated " avoid evil companions ". .. i xeroxed it (showing my age there) and used it to cover a pair of lampshades for a pair of deco sconces ..

loving your blog ..

wishing you luck at warrenton ..


DustyLu said...

Yippy! Love all the giveaways! Yours is amazing! `lulu

Jaime Haney said...

I took 2 years of French in high school and can't say or understand more than a few words... but I still love it! haha

What a fabulous giveaway! ~Jaime

p.s. my mom named me for I love you in french j' aime (but I'm not sure that's correct since I can't read French, hee hee)

Brynwood Needleworks said...

I love all the goodies you've added to your giveaway. My link brings people over to the original giveaway post...hope that's right. If not, let me know and I'll link here.
Gosh, I hope I win! Fingers crossed.

Debra@CommonGround said...

What an amazing load of fabulous-ness! Yes, you are the charter member and founder of the "PPACC", there's the "club" at the end of it! I'll be your first member, but you'll have to share, I don't think sleep-eze works as well.
te he

Love the Decor! said...

Wow wonderful items
tried to take your button but it didnt work
I will try again in the morning

Kate said...

Wow look at all the ohh lala you have for us. what an amazing giveaway, but should I be surprised? You are such an amazing, loving gal with so much to give. Thank you for always taking the time and letting me know that you are there. Keep it going girl YOU so rock!!!

Love ya

Valloittava valkoinen said...

So amazingly beautiful! I so love all those old things and everything!Thanks for the giveaway!
I blog about you!


~Tonja~ said...

Oh my what sweet is all so are going to make one luck follower a very happy person....Good luck to everyone.....
Have a Blessed day...
Sweet Blessings....

Queen "B" said...

Aloha my sweet friend,
I am so glad I dropped in to visit,
totally my Favorite post, everything FAB!!! and all my Fav's, I've been to France twice and I am returning in 2011 to take my oldest daughter Aubree for her Graduation gift. can't wait
enjoy your weekend, hope you are well:)
xxoo with warm Hawaiian sunshine

Megan Chamberlain said...

Even more amazing stuff added to your giveaway. I would love all the beautiful papers, it all reminds me of when I lived in France. I really hope I am lucky and win.

Dorthe said...

This is realy Paris goodies, it would be wonderfull to create with them, so lovely old papers, and and ephemera.
How happy someone will be ,winning this bunsch
of goodies.
xo Dorthe

Theresa said...

Ooooooohhhhhh wwweeeeeee! I am squealing! Love it all, Oh I hope I win:) Have a blessed day Dear Anne!

the old white house said...

I just knew your giveaway was going to make our hearts skip a beat! So glad I entered!!! I am going to check out Jackies etsy now, thanks for being so generous! Theresa

Unknown said...

Lovely, I am now a follower!

Fabulously French said...

What a fabulous giveaway.

Leeann x

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Magnifique! Isn't Jackie great!!! She came into our shop the other day...great fun!

trash talk said...

I love Troy's response. I must remember that!
See you in a short!
P.S. Glad you liked the post. I've thought of a few other things and will be doing an update.

Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

I'm swooning over your paper ephemera, Anne!

Jennifer said...

I create cards and this give away would send me into dreamland after I sat and perused it for days and days thinking of what I wanted to do with it - keep it, create, make someting, give something, share it....hmmmm. Hugs, Jennifer jennsthreegraces

Polly said...

Amazing is the right word! Love it all Anne!

Happy Friday!


The Rustic Victorian said...

Yummie post Annie! And the new banner is too sweet! I have been away so long and I have much to catch up here, what a good way to start the day!

Lululiz said...

Ahhh, all those fabulous goodies, they make a girl's heart sing.

Marge of Emmas Nook and Granny said...

Great giveaway and fab ephemera!!

Claudia said...

Fabulous giveaway! I already am a devoted follower!


Kim from The Sheep's Nest said...

Crossing my fingers, toes,arms,legs and anything else I can cross! I want to win!!

Obee Designs said...

Hi Anne,
I am so glad to find your blog, I am now a follower!! YUMMY!!
I SOOOOOO want to win this giveaway!! It's all so amazing!!My birthday is coming up so this would be the best present:) I never win anything so it would be a special treat. What can I do to get more chances to win??
I'm happy to find you and will be back for more:)
Have a wonderful day!

Laurie said...

First things first - Maya says "Hi!" or at least she would if she wasn't sitting on my lap and pulling out the drawers of my table and generally trying to get into what she can as I type! So I just gave her a pen and paper and now she is satisfied! There! Anne, your enthusiasm is contagious, and I love the goodies you are putting together for your giveaway. And you, Anne, are fab.u.lous, Girl, and I always love to read your blog. Just don't go too crazy getting ready for Warrenton!
Laurie and Maya

she dreams big! said...

You are going to make us wait until the end of the Month? Pure torture! All this lovliness just waiting to come to my house (lol)! Have a great time and come back safe!

Beatnheart said...

What to bring to a flea market:water!! sunscreen, pens, Notebook, price stickers, a bum bag or small bag to wear over your shoulder at all times, snacks(gum, mints, nuts, dried fruits( you won't have time to get food!) light weight white cotton shirt (so your not hot but protected from sun) chapstick,cash,resale number(copy) handiwipes,hand sanitizer,flip flops,Hat!! umbrella(for sun and showeres) sweater,socks..magazines, a book..If I think of more i'll call back in...Enter me in your giveaway please...I'm going to follow..Cynthia Wolff

Alisa D said...

Gorgeous goods!! I'll have my fingers crossed! :)

Auntie Cake said...

That is amazing!!! I am excited to find another wonderful blog to follow, beautiful stuff you both have!

Have a wonderful weekend, hope you are feeling great and have beautiful sunshine!

Sharyn said...

Blissful blog and beautiful prize. Grabbed the image for the sidebar and will blog it soon.

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

French vintage! Such beautiful things!!! What an amazing giveaway. Blessings... Daphne

Elsa said...

Wonderful giveways, I love love love them all!

Best regards,

Rosemary said...

OMG, I adore old handwriting, especially in French!!!
Love it all!
Great giveaway, now I'm off to check out your friend's blog.
Happy weekend,

-sari- said...

I would be thrilled to have those beautiful hand written documents. So lovely!

Have a great weeekend!

Winchester Manor said...

Holy vintage French ephemera! This giveaway is screaming my name!! It's so fabulous and how amazingly generous of you Anne! What divine treasures!!!!

I'm keeping my wanna be French fingers crossed!

Big hugs,

Lisa said...

Ok, stop teasing me & just put it in the mail. I need this stuff, I see my name on it! LOL Love it all Anne! Lisa

Wanda said...

I LOVE Paris(visited 2007) and I can't think of a better giveaway to enter like yours. Your taste is exquisite and your blog is so beautiful. Thank you for the opportunity to win.
best regards,
Wanda C.

Stina said...

Nice things.:-) stina

Love the Decor! said...

Got your button for the giveaway on my sidebar

*Ulrike* said...

More dreamy things!

windycindy said...

I adore French! My home is mostly decorated
in French Country. My paternal grandmother
came over on a cattle ship from Calais, France
when she was 13 years old~ I have been to Paris many, many years ago. Please enter my name in your fabulous prize package drawing.....
I follow you publicly via Google Friend Connect
and your RSS Feed via my Google Reader Page.....
Many thanks, Cindi

Charlene said...

I am already a Follower for you but, I am off to see Jackie. PLEASE put my name in the hat. I NEED THESE GOODIES SOOOOOOOOOO BAD! Charlene

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

Who doesn't love French ephemera? And you are right, Jackie has a wonderful blog, a gorgeous shop and is a great gal besides!
:) Laura

Secondhandrose said...

I was just scrolling down your blog and saw 2 of my most favorite people. .....St Therese and Padre Pio. I even went to Lisieux many years ago. I love her. Come for a visit.


Jennifer@woodleycottage said...

It's all so very beautiful! What a lucky duck the winner will be... I'll keep my eyes peeled on the 31st for the winner. Oh, I do hope it's ME!! I love your blog and creativity.

Sharyn said...

Just letting you know I blogged about your wonderful giveaway here.

Pink Heather said...

Wow. I love the old letters. How wonderful!. Now I really, really, really hope I win :) I'm posting your giveaway on my blog. Hopefully if I don't win one of friends will and they'll share ;0)

Glo said...

I love almost anything vintage but vintage and French...and handwritten items??!! To die for! This is one of my favorite giveaways!

Canace said...

Such a beautiful... beautiful collection!

*Big Sigh* :o)

It's hard to think of anything to add to it.. it's so generous now!

Stopped by from visiting Jan to see how her foot was. :o)

CosmoGirl Carla said...

OMG, Anne! How did I miss this fabulous giveaway you're having. Please throw my name into the hat. I'd be so grateful to be the recipient of such lovely items.

I'm already a faithful follower. Hope you're having a successful week in Warrenton.

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