Skip to main content

Announcing the Winner of the Handmade Charmed Heart Pendant and Earrings Set

It is the day, February 15, 2014, to announce the winner of the gift I created especially for a special reader of my blog. For the occasion, I fashioned an eclectic style jewelry set which I named a Charmed Heart.

To read a description of the elements included in the set, you can go to this link in my blog. This is a photo of the set:
 This is me attempting to show approximately where the large pendant hangs on the chest from the chain I made to the length of about 28 inches.

Now for the big announcement of the winner. Congratulations to a sweet reader named Wendi who happens to be the tenth(10th) person to leave a comment on the Grow Your Blog Party introduction post I wrote for the party!  This was the only stipulation I made in order to win the gift. 

As I said in my previous post about the set, I am an amateur when it comes to jewelry making, but it was fun preparing it for a blog friend. I am thrilled to be able to give this to you and I hope you are reading this post, Wendi! I will be sending you an email via the email address you have listed on your profile page. I will need a mailing address, so I can mail the set to you!

It is always such fun to send something to someone who is kind enough to read the posts on my humble blog. 

Thanks again, Vicki, for hosting the fabulous Grow Your Blog party!

Popular posts from this blog

How to Make and Use a Stencil Using Cricut Expression

My family and many of my friends know how much I adore French inspired creations and design. The flourish of the curly-cues and curves are so appealing. An image of the Eiffel Tower in any form sets my imagination into high gear. It will come as no surprise to people who know me well that when I feel the desire to get creative, it is often with a French flair. So, when pondering what to make for Joanne, a dear friend of mine, I designed the stenciled pillow covers shown in this post. 
I constructed the pillow cover/shams myself from a twin sized white cotton sheet and embellished the opening edges with black grosgrain ribbon before sewing the side seam together. If you prefer not to sew your own, you can purchase a pair and begin from there. This image could be reduced a little in size and applied to hand towels, etc.

My Cricut Expression was used to make the stencil for the design and the cartridge used was Storybook. The design used was a flower design which is associated with the …

Victory Sports Soccer Season and the Blessings of Friends and Family

This past Saturday marked the beginning of a new soccer season for Victory Sports, the church league in which my daughter, Angela, her husband and their children have been involved for a good many years now. All three children have played sports with this league and/or have assisted in coaching the younger children for basketball and soccer. Angela does all the things that mothers of children who are involved in church or school sports activities do. Up until now, Jimmy, our son-in-law, has been very active in coaching the children for soccer and basketball. This soccer season he, because of complications and side-effects involved with his treatments, has not been able to coach.

Shiloh Baptist Church is a sponsor of Victory Sports and is the place where all the games are played and where children from all around the Aiken area are blessed to be able to participate in the games and activities associated with Victory Sports. Angela, Jimmy and the children are members there and have bee…

Homemade Fresh Chunky Peach Ice Cream

One of the best things about summer is the abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables. Farmer's markets and roadside stands boast baskets of all sorts of beautiful, tempting regional produce. Georgia is called the Peach State but the area where we live in South Carolina grows the most juicy, sweet and delicious peaches you could ever hope to eat. The month of July, particularly around Independence Day is when the best (in my opinion) are ripe and ready to be harvested and sold.

Our family eagerly anticipates the appearance of those beautiful peaches!
There are all sorts of delicious ways to prepare and eat this luscious and delectable fruit. They are simply scrumptious when peeled and sliced like this:
You can add a splash of milk or coconut milk and a little sugar, but it really is not necessary. They are so very sweet and satisfying. Eaten fresh they are quite good for the health. Peaches contain lots of vitamins A and C and minerals, such as potassium. The average peach is said ha…