One World, One Heart 2011

Hello, world!  Welcome to my blog!
My name is Laurie, and I call my blog "Indulge Your Shelf" because I often post about the pretty things that catch my eye at antique stores, thrift shops, estate sales, street fairs, flea markets and the like -- and end up on my shelf at home, or in my Etsy shop by the same name!  My maternal grandmother had a great love for pretty old things, and it was she who taught me to rummage for treasures in thrift shops, to collect what I love, to sew, and to embroider.  And, that's another thing I write about often on my blog: creating!

I love to sew and re-purpose vintage and antique linens into pillows and sachets, plus, I do a little bit of crazy quilting (and sane quilting, too); and, lately I'm big into paper crafting with ephemera.  In fact, I probably do paper art more than sewing these days.  I also do some regular, special event scrap booking.

I love paper -- the older the better!  I collect many small antique items, but mainly I'm passionate about buttons, lace, fabric, and china.

I also like to write about my travels, what I'm reading, my fitness efforts, and anything else that's going on in my life -- or yours!  I love to link to my friend's blogs and what they're doing that's inspiring me.

When I'm not antiquing or crafting, I'm writing about antiquing in my column on; someday, I hope to make writing my full-time career.  I do all this from my home in Colorado, USA, where I live with my husband, teenage son, and two dogs.

My son and I -- he's a Boy Scout

Snoopy and Maggie on one of our walks in the neighborhood
My son and husband, with ski boots

This is the third year I've participated in One World, One Heart, and I love the event because it celebrates the blogging community the world over, and promotes friendships!  I have met so many wonderful, artistic, friendly people through OWOH over the past two years!

It's my sincere wish that you enjoy your visit here, and that you bookmark my blog or become a new follower, and come back often!  I will do the same!  Last year, I  managed to return the visit to everyone who stopped by and commented on my OWOH post!
Me, at 23, in Paris
Enough about me: let's get to the giveaway!  In the past, my blog giveaways for OWOH have been gifts handmade by me, but this year I decided to offer items that everyone, even those who don't necessarily love handmade stuff, might enjoy.  So, since this is a worldwide event, I have decided on a theme of Paris -- one of my favorite cities in this world of ours -- for my gifts!

Have you ever been there? I've been there twice, and love the feeling of being in the City of Lights.  It's one of those cities that feels alive, like my own hometown of San Francisco, CA.  I would really love to return to Paris someday; until then, here's my little tribute to a beautiful city.

I'm giving away two gifts packages that are nearly identical, so when you comment on this post only you will have two chances to win this package:

It's all the stuff I love and would love to win myself, from some of my favorite lines, and also from my stash of antique and vintage ephemera!
First, from K & Company, two new packages of supplies; one is Rub-on Magic, sticky embellishments that you sprinkle glitter on to create sparkly embellishments, and, a package of colorful, inspirational words in 3D stickers.
Second, from Punch Studio, whose over-the-top designs I adore, this new package of paper hand towels with a Parisian theme, and...
from the same line, this beautiful set of three heavily embellished, 3D note cards -- the perfect way to welcome Spring!

Next, I'll be sending you a package of ephemera, hand picked from my own stash, with many French pieces to inspire you to create a journal, or tags, or collage, or to use in your mixed media or altered art!
The kit includes pages from old books, an antique postcard, music sheet, shorthand scribblings...
French text, a page from a 1858 ledger...
antique doily, antique greeting card, bits of vintage wallpaper, and other scraps.
I'm also including bits of antique Dresden foil, millinery, lace and trim, Dennison labels...
 antique and vintage buttons...
vintage seam binding in a few different colors, and two pieces of French-themed charms!
It's my hope that this whole collection of new and antique gifts -- all around the Parisian theme -- will be an inspiration to you, and will remind you of the rhyme and reason for the One World, One Heart event!

Remember: to enter, please leave a comment on this post only, between now and 11:59 PM MST (UTC-7) on February 16, 2011, and be sure that I can contact you either by having your email address enabled on your Blogger profile, or having an easy-to-find "email me" link on your blog; otherwise, you must include your email address in your comment so I can reach you!  Remember, according to the organizer of OWOH, this is a blogging event so you must be an active blogger to participate!  ALSO: if you are reading this on Facebook, you must visit my actual blog and comment to be entered!

On February 17, I will choose two winners via a Random Number Generator tool, and contact you via email if you are a winner!  You will need to email me your mailing address so I can send your prize to you.  If you are chosen to win the giveaway but don't respond with 48 hours of my notifying you on February 17,  then I will have to choose an alternate winner! 

To learn more about One World, One Heart, visit Lisa's site.

Thank you again for visiting!  I truly appreciate
each and every one of you!


Suz said…
I am so glad we connected at Silver Bella. You have such a zest for all you collect and create and I can see you writing more and more! Your gift looks wonderful.

Come and visit but give me a couple of days. I have to figure out how tondoball this from california!

Hi Laurie,

I just found you on " One world one heart "
How exciting ! This is my first time participating.
LoVe your vintage laces, buttons and fabrics so I have added you to favorites.
Thank you for sharing !

Elsina said…
What a beautiful give away, very inspiring! Would love to enter! Elsina
Cherry said…
Yea! I'm so glad to be here and to meet you. You have an awesome blog, come check mine out sometime. Thanks for entering me in your contest!

Saskia said…
Wow... you're so creative!!

Someone, somewhere is going to be very happy with this beautiful give-away...I can only dream it's me! :)

This OWOH blog trip is great! Thanks!

Sweet greetings from Belgium,
Saskia :)
Astrid Maclean said…
Lovely to meet you!!
Your giveaway is gorgeous and beautiful, would love to win!
Hugs from bonny Scotland.
PS if you have a mo, please come and visit my giveaway too:o)
Keshia said…
What a great blog you have, very pleased to met you :)

A fabulous give away, I'd love it if you stopped by and entered mine :)

Homemaker Honey said…
So lovely and so much fun! Paris is a great theme.

homemakerhoney @gmail .com
Brandy said…
What a great giveaway! Please enter me in
Bunty said…
Yes please Laurie! Please put my name down for your super giveaway. I'm having a giveaway over at my place too.

Great post by the way - I can see you're a writer and I'm not!!

Barbara :)
Unknown said…
Gorgeous giveaway! Please count me in. Please feel free to enter my giveaway
Hugs from Angelika
Anonymous said…
HI! beautiful gifts. PLEASE COUNT ME IN!
I'm also participating...COME JOIN IN!

Good Luck ♥
Hope said…
what a gorgeous selection of goodies. Thanks for your generosity!
Heidi said…
Laurie- I can feel the free spirit within you. Thanks you for sharing about YOU and allowing us to get to know you. Your give away is beautiful,,how fun! I hope you will come and visit me.
Beautiful artwork... and you must be so proud of your boyscout son! Hope you'll stop by my owoh blog post to say hi and get to know me as well!
*sigh* I'd love to return to Paris as well! What a great thing to think about early on a Monday morning. ; ) Anyway, thank you for offering such nice things.
Hi Laurie!

So nice to meet you! A woman after my own heart, vintage, repurposing!!!

You mentioned "fitness endeavors" I am hosting a Wednesday Weigh-In in an effort to keep me motivated to drop a few pounds and exercise is my downfall, HATE it, LOL

I see you went to Silver Bella. One of my bloggy friends, Lulu, went and said she had a blast. I'm going to my first art event ever, Danse Des Fleurs end of next month!

I'd love to have my name tossed in the hat!!!

Pleased to meet you. What wonderful gifts! drop by when you have time for a visit.
Loralynn said…
Fantastic giveaway! It is so much fun seeing all the different types of things being given away and meet new(to me) bloggers! Please enter me in your giveaway!
cbee said…
I'd love to win your giveaway :) ... Please come over to my OWOH
Hugs, Caro
Hello from Arkansas! Such a fantastic prize! Please enter me in your fabulous drawing and please stop by and enter mine, too. :)

Warmest regards,

Two Crafty Mules
your prizes are gorgeous !
Please count me in and participate in my door prize if you like it !

Regards from France
HeARTworks said…
What a dear you are, putting together this tres belle gift. I've been to Paris twice and I love all things that remind me of that beautiful city. Thank you for the chance to win this charming giveaway you"ve put together. Patsy.paterno (at) from
Unknown said…
Thank you for taking the time to offer this lovely gift and thank you for the opportunity to win!
Dolores said…
How wonderful. You are very generous with your giveaway. Love your work.
Simply Shaz said…
Gald to learn a little about you Laurie.
Fabulous 'door prizes'
...Saying Hello and giving you a *Wave* from here in the UK :)
Shaz x
gpc said…
What a sweet blog, I am happy to have met you!
Unknown said…
I LOVE your style Laurie!
Your prizes are awesome! Whoever the lucky winner is will have everything they need to spark some major creativity!
I am soooo crossing my fingers right now! LOL!
I am now one of your followers. I hope you will "Fly On The Wings of OWOH" over to MY BLOG, have a peek at my prize, and maybe even follow me too! :)
It's so nice to "meet" you!
True :D
What a sweet and charming Parisian inspired giveaway! This is a great event to participate in! hugs, Linda
yoborobo said…
Oh my gosh, Laurie, I feel like I've been to France! :) What a beautiful blog you have. I would love to win one of your packets! Come visit me, I am OWOHing, too! Pam
Healing Woman said…
I love Paris as well and love the the items you made for the giveaway. They are absolutely "Oh La La." Please enter my name in the draw and come by to visit my blog at number 92. I love to travel as well.
Sherry said…
Hi Laurie, I couldn't resist becoming a follower of your lovely blog! Your door prizes are fantastic. I hope you'll stop by and see my giveaways too on my blog.

Sherry from UK England.
BabesbyBarb said…
wonderful door prize, love your creativity
Jingle said…
This is an absolutely spectacular giveaway! Thank you for your kindness! I hope you stop on over and enter mine, as well!
jinglesells at gmail dot com
BLiSsAngELs said…
Hi just popping over from OWOH hi I am wendy it is super to met you and see your pretty blog .. when you get time pop over

hugs wendy at
Terri Kahrs said…
Just look at all of these wonderful comments! I'm so happy that I stopped by today. Your work is exquisite!!! Thank you for an opportunity to win one of your fabulous gifts! Hugs, Terri
WW said…
I almost thought I was reading about an introduction to me. I love vintage china and jewelry and creating. What a beautiful blog you have.
Hi Laurie! It's a pleasure to meet you. Happy OWOH! What a lovely gift package you are offering. Paris is just SO inspirational, indeed. Thank you! Feel free to visit with me, if you get a chance:
Sincerely, Theresa
Donna said…
Nice to meet you! That is so cute! I would love to be in your giveaway, please count me in. Thank you!
What lovely giveaways! Your blog has so much to offer! So glad I stopped by

Rosie said…
Hello from Germany. It's nice to meet you. I would like to win on of your wonderful door prizes
Maggi said…
Flying in from One World One Heart! :)

So nice to meet you! Your gift packs are lovely, I would love to win! Your family is beautiful, thanks for having me here today!

You're welcome to visit my OWOH post anytime!

Happy Blog Discovery! :)
Lotus said…
O my!!!
This is amazing and you're sooo generous! Please give me a chance to win one of these awesome packs!
Thank you!
Minxy said…
Nice to meet you :D
I'd love to win your door prize
My e'mail is on my blog
Happy OWOH
Hugs Minxy x
Hope you have oodles of fun during OWOH. What a wonderful post and great photos. You are such a creative individual and have so many great things in your handmade Etsy shop as well as vintage collectible shop. Thanks for your generosity and participation in the event. Count me in please.
visionquest2020 AT msn DOT com
Karen said…
In love with your blog...stunning givaway!
I am now following. I would love for you to come to mine and follow new followers but most of all I love new friends!

Carole Burant said…
Hi Laurie, so lovely to meet you! I've never been to Paris but I know I would love it!!! Please add my name to your giveaway, I would love to win one of your delightful packages filled with so many goodies:-)

Make sure you come over and enter my own giveaway if you haven't done so already!

Hugs, PEA xox
Julie Ann said…
Hi Laurie! What a great theme for your giveaway for OWOH! I hope to be able to travel to Paris one day! I bet it's every bit as gorgeous as I dream it is! Have a wonderful magic carpet ride :)
danit said…
Your son looks very much like his dad :) You prize is superb, thank you.
M Ann M said…
What a pretty blog and a nice giveaway. Thanks for participating! Give me a visit too; I'm #74.
What a wonderful assortment of lovely goodies to play with. If I could reach through the pc monitor they'd be swiped, LOL! Thanks for offering those perfect playthings! Have fun at the OWOH!
Janine said…
Hi, nice to meet you
Thank you for giving us the chance to win your great doorprice.
Youer gift- pacages are soo cool and you are a very geberous lady.
Please count me in.
Come visit me on my blog,I join the OWOH- event too.
Cheers and happy OWOH
Artfully Musing said…
Wonderful giveaway! I've enjoyed visiting your blog and learning about you and your art. I hope you’ll visit my blog and signup to win my prizes. Laura
Wendy said…
Bonjour ma amie :) I'm not French but I speak a little and I also was blessed to visit Gay Paris a longgg time ago. All the pretty things you like, I love also. They remind me of something that's in Victoria magazine. Your giveaways are so beautiful and generous!

Please enter me for the giveaway :)
Ty so much.
Deborah said…
Such a great lot of goodies for creating, Laurie. I love to make things too so please add me to your giveaway list and come over and visit me too. I wish you great luck with your writing ambitions.
Anonymous said…
How lovely! I would love to win it!
Please come to my Blog to win a real crystal ball!
Be well & wish well,
Gorgeous items and beautiful blog!! I would love to be entered in your giveaway! If you would like, please do drop by for a visit at the Chronicles of Whimsy! Thank you so much!

Kindest regards,
Dale Ann ~
#195 Chronicles of Whimsy
Gabriela said…
Hello from Ohio!!!It's great meeting you here!What a great blog! I also love lace and old doilies!
Check my blog too !
Alexandra said…
Nice to meet you Laurie. Your blog is beautiful.
Greetings from Germany
I've never been to Paris...but I love all of the treasures you've put together! Please visit me, too! ♥
Micki said…
Hi Laurie,
Nice to see a good friend. Your packages are so wonderful, and I hope i win one of them. How fun! Please stop by mine, and thanks for lovely prizes and the chance to win!
peggy said…
Hi laurie,

What a great prize !!
I would looooove to win !!!
Thanks for the chance and happy OWOH !!!

Mervi said…
Wow what a great stuff there are in your gift, love to win!
Nice to meet you via OWOH,
greetings from Finland;-))m
I could do some creating with this door prize! Count Me in! Thanks, Tee
Mary Ann Tate said…
OMG...I would love to win:) So many great goodies.
Antonella said…
I am so happy to meet you today on the wings of OWOH! Thanks for a chance to win your wonderful giveaway - love the ephemera.
Hugs, Antonella :-)
Please stop by for a chance to win my giveaway!
Oh what I could do with all this beautiful stash !!!! I'd be in heaven - I am busy doing 365 squares this year and if I won - I'd be able to carefully use every little bit - I too am in OWOH no 177 - whilst you are there if you have time please visit my squares blog too

I'm making myself a follower of our blog - love love love it !!!
Oh please enter me in your OWOH Giveaway! If I am the winner, you can contact me at Take a moment to visit my blog and enter my OWOH Giveaway at

Shawkl said…
Gotta love Paris! Happy OWOH! I'll be back for a longer visit! Great blog!
Amazing giveaway, so many wonderful goodies. I would love to be lucky enough to win, I would be in heaven playing with all the wonderful things.
Viola said…
What wonderful giveaways, Laurie!! Please count me in! Sending big hugs to you!! :o)
Alyssa said…
Laurie, what a wonderful event! It's good to know more about you and the things you're passionate about. I'm always so inspired when I see what you're working on; your photos are gorgeous.
Laura said…
wonderful!!...I would love to win!!..I love your work!
Betty said…
Three of my favorite things! Antiquing, vintage, and lace! What a wonderful giveaway! Thanks for the chance to enter your drawing. Stop by my blog for my giveaway of my all natural body butters and a handmade wallet I designed and made.
Grace Wong said…
Thanks for the huge giveaway, I would love to win! Hope you're enjoying the event!
Jan said…
Oh-la-la! What beautiful, beautiful things! Please enter me in your drawing! My OWOH will be up a little late this year, so stop by in a few days.
Jan in Ohio
Digital Misfit said…
Votre prix est belle. J'aime les jolis boutons.
And I won't make you suffer through more of my Canadian French ;)

Thank you for participating in this wonderful blog event. Stop by my blog, #51 on the list, if you get a chance!
hugs from ON, Canada
Hi Laurie,
Nice to meet you!
I also love shabby, paper crafting with ephemera, vintage lace, fabrics and I'm a button-o-holic!!
Hope you have time to hop over and visit my blog/OWOH post.
Jan (UK)
savyjade said…
I just love your blog. Your giveaways are so generous. Aims happy to have found yourblog.
Jodaeodesign said…
I have never had the pleaseure of seeing Paris, but your giveaway items makes me wish I had. please include my name in your wonderful drawing.
Anonymous said…
wow i am thrilled to find your blog. I too am in love with France and Paris in particular. I have been twice to Paris and adore the city so much,i would love to go again as there is just so much more to see.I also collect and enjoy vintage ephemera and am hoping to collect lace too in the future,particularly french lace. Your work is stunning and i shall add to follow your blog
thanks so much for the chance to win such an awesome gift
have a lovely week
hugs June
Mia J. said…
What a wonderful giveaway. I am so glad I stopped to visit your blog. It is funny. I am from SF bay area and my brother lives in Paris. I love it there too. Thanks for the giveaway.
Cameron said…
So nice to meet you! Your son looks so much like your husband....a little Mini Him...heehee!

How lucky to have seen Paris twice! I still have it on my bucket list :)

Those prizes...OMG! *drool* cest magnifique, oui!
Count me in, please :)

Cameron #83
Brenda said…
One day I would love to visit Paris - we need to have dreams. Thanks for the opportunity to visit your blog and see you and your family.
Anonymous said…
It's so much fun to visit all different blogs and get to 'know' people from all over the world! So glad you played along with OWOH too - and make me discover your blog! I'm an art journal artist, and your doorprizes are right up my alley! Love them, so count me in!! Love from the Netherlands!!!
Rhondamum said…
This is an example of why I love this event! I am obsessed with all things French and am the queen of ephemera. I think you would love the ledger pages I am giving away. I too have been to Paris, long ago, but want to take my girls there so bad. One day... until then I can dream. Off to read more of your blog! xoxo Rhonda...
Unknown said…
Oh I would love to win one of your wonderful collections- so many beautiful things in there!
We're supposed to go to Paris this year, so I'm really in a French state of mind right now:)
If you get a chance pop over to my blog for a visit:
Christina Lytle said…
I've so enjoyed visiting your blog, and so happy to meet you.. Thank-you for the chance to win your giveaway... I'm also participating in OWOH.
MLBetterly said…
It was so nice meeting you! You have a great blog and I really enjoyed my visit! I hope you'll stop by to see me too, if you haven't done so already.
Lovely Work! Hope you'll stop by for a visit. I'd love to enter your giveaway!
Robin :)
Unknown said…
Thanks for the opportunity to win your fantastic giveaway.
Thanks for sharing.
No, have never been to Paris although we were going there last August when my husband found out he has cancer so our Paris money is going toward treatments. Love your offerings, please visit Thistle Cove Farm.
A girl could have so much fun creating when they win your wonderful give away!

Its so nice to meet you!

Smiles, Dolly
Emily Eckel said…
I particularly like the way you integrate paper and fabric. The postage stamp was particularly sly. I'm a new follower. Please check out my blog and return the favor. thanks, Emily Eckel
pinkglitterfae said…
laurie it is wonderful to meet you! what lovely items you are offering as prizes! I dream of going to Paris one day, I know it would be magical, and San Francisco is another place I'd love to visit. You are so lucky to live there!
count me in please, I'm crossing my fingers that I'm one of your lucky two.
betty OWOH # 185
What a generous giveaway! thank you so much for the chance to win something so beautiful!

come to enter mine if you have time!

Tara... said…
Goodness me what a gorgeous giveaway!!! I would love to riffle through that lot for inspiration, i'd be crafting immediately! Please count me in and enjoy OWOH - your blog is beautiful! x
JoAnne said…
Hi Laurie,
What a wonderful array of goodies! Happy OWOH!
Such beautiful things, what a wonderful giveaway. Please count me in.
CathyH said…
Hi Laurie. I love old and vintage too! If only it could talk and tell us stories!
cathyguitarteacher-77 at
Jamie Lott said…
Hi Laurie,
It's nice to meet you. I've really enjoyed my visit. I'm also a OWOH participant. I hope you'll drop by!
Dena said…
Hi Laurie,

Great post and I love the stitching on your crazy quilt at your etsy shop.
I love all your treasures and would be honored to win every beautiful piece you chose for your giveaway. No, I have never been to Paris, but there's always tomorrow. Thanks Laurie
DVArtist said…
I can see your passion all through your blog. Very Nice. Please count me in on the door prize.
Hi Laurie, Your gift is fabulous and I would love to win this. Please drop by and enter my OWOH giveaway.
Mollye said…
Hi Laurie, What a wonderful giveaway. Please enter my name and visit me too! Thanks.
sannasartmind said…
Oh yummy, I would love to win any of these goodies we must have similar taste! Nice to see you Laurie! Hugs, Sanna
Gale said…
Hello for Oregon. What beautiful and amazing gifts you are offering! I have really enjoyed peeking around in your blog and hope you will have time to come visit mine.
:) Gale
Diana S said…
Hi from Ohio! Your gifts are wonderful. I love vintage. It was fun looking around and nice meeting you.
Geri said…
What a generous giveaway! I'm enjoying my worldwide tour! If I'm lucky enough to win, please contact me through my blog
calej said…
Hello Laurie! Love simply love your giveaways! :)

Hope you can join in my goodie giveaways as well! :)


calejbitsvyk at gmail dot com
calej d'art
Lynn Stevens said…
Oh a girl after my own heart, Paris oh La La,lace, and vintage lovlies, I'd so love to be enetred, Stop on by mine if you have a chance!
Rebecca said…
What a lovely blog. I am now a follower. I love shopping at thrift and second hand stores. Bargain hunting is the best. We have a wonderful flea market here in Massachusetts and I go each year and come home with the most wonderful treasures. I got to go to Paris with my beloved in Oct. 2001. It was magical. Our three days there are etched in my memories.
Your give-away is generous! I hope I'm the lucky winner!
Visit me when you have time.
Mel♥ said…
Great prize thanks for the chance :D

Yvonne said…
Lovely, lovely prize. Thanks so much for the chance to win :)
Melanie said…
Wowza! My head is spinning with ideas for creating ACEO's with this prize! :-)

It was wonderful to meet you! I'm so glad you told us so much about yourself :-) I've never been to France or Paris, but sure hope to one day!

Hope you've stopped by my OWOH blog post too - it's #14 on the list.

thecreatorspalette at gmail dot com
Unknown said…
Greetings! WOW! You seem to have such an enchanted and enriched life!

Haha, I've never been to Paris, but what a tribute this is! SO GENEROUS! I would love to be one of the lucky winners!

So pleased to meet you!
Please add my name to your contest! And if you have time, please see my OWOH giveaways at and
Kathy said…
It's been very nice reading and meeting you Laurie. I love San Francisco, one of my favorite cities to visit. I've never been to Paris, but hope to someday...actually I hope to travel all over. I love giveaway items and would love to win them. I hope you'll have time to stop by my blog and enter my give away as well...#57 on the list.

Bright blessings,
daffy said…
i enjoyed your blog
since this is a get to know you type of event below is a bit about me
I am a fellow blogger I live in Missouri with my husband and 8 cats who i know run the household
I love odd and unusual i do a little bit of everything art wise , I like to work with paper , clay, found objects , most anything really ,I love the challenge of trying something new , I even write poetry on the rare occasion that my mind wonders in that direction
carolyn h
Cheryl said…
Greetings from Fresno, California :-)
Please enter me in your drawing for your lovely give-away gift.
~Cheryl over @ Artsy Fartsy
Dianne said…
It was so nice to meet you. I have one son too who was a boy scout many years ago. Never been to Paris, but in the 80s my in-laws were there several times ('business trips' that my late mother-in-law went along on). We got a pastel drawing of our son from one of their trips.
Please enter me in your generous drawing and come over to #348 and enter mine too. Thanks!
Tina Leavy said…
so nice to meet you through this event. please enter my name in this lovely giveaway. please stop by my blog for a visit if you'd like.
Aimee Jeffries said…
Happy OWOH, nice to meet you! Great door prize! (I am a button addict!)
SusanLotus said…
Your gifts are very beautiful! I´ve never been to Paris, only in the south of France. It was a wonderful part of the world! :)

I hope you want to visit my page as well and participate in my giveaway too.
Hugs Susan
bub said…
Great Blog , happy to see so many artist participate in OWOH 2011
Your giveaway is fantastic !

Gone said…
What a great giveaway. You are the person before me on the main OWOH list. Can you believe in the hours since work ended I've only made it through 45 blogs. I think it will probably take me the full contest period to actually visit all the blogs, but it's been so inspirational. I'm very happy that I found your blog. xololaorange at gmail.
Maggie R said…
Greetings from Canada
Nice to meet you and visit your blog.
Winning your give away would be awesome!
Thanks for including me in your draw..Come visit me, I am playing too.
Oh, I so love your blog and your giveaway is something I really need. I haven't done any thing like this before but I have been saving magazine articles giving similar ideas. I have no vintage or reproduction supplies as of yet. But maybe I'll win some. Please put me on your list and come see my blog.
Carolyn Kight from Michigan, USA


Another email: (I like this one the best.)
antmee said…
Hi! Your blog is very nice! Very warm, friendly and inviting! I would love to win one of your packages and if you would like to visit me and enter mine you can find me at
Mimi said…
I would love to be entered!

Hoerauf at comcast dot net

Marie S said…
Hey there Laurie, greetings from southern california.
What beautiful goodies you are sharing, thanks for the chance.
What wonderful stop on the OWOH flight.
If you get a chance on your flight stop by my place
hlynn said…
Greetings from snowy Wisconsin. It was very nice to 'meet' you. Thank you for taking part in One World, One Heart. Please stop by my blog if you haven't already.


hhertziger at mac dot com
Rusted Wings said…
beautiful blog & lovely offerings!
you have a generous, loving heart and are so talented!
i'll be back later to visit more!
please come visit my blog #30 on the list...
blessings & warm hugs from Montana!!
artbeckons said…
Isn't this fun? I just love OWOH! Thank you for participating... please count me in for your terrific giveaway. If you get a chance, I hope you'll visit me too.

Beckie =)
artbeckons at hotmail dot com

OWOH #119
OWOH #132
Susan said…
I think this is the BEST giveaway I have seen yet! right up my alley, shall I send my address now? LOL

What a lucky gal you are to have been to Paris twice. I hope some day to get there once. (Rome is on my list also)

Please count me in, and come see me :)

Holly said…
What a fabulous prize! I've never been to Paris, but I would love to! Thanks so much for the chance!
azviatx said…
Don't you just love piles of pretty stuff? I do! I love old text, from cool old books. Bits and pieces of someone else's life that I put into art, as a way to help it live on. Appreciated and not forgotten. Thank you for putting together such cool gifties for Lisa's last hurrah event! Tina
peggy aplSEEDS said…
ah, Paris, indeed a beautiful place! i have been there once and yes, would love to go back. you have a wonderful giveaway. and two chances! thanks for the chance to win! i hope you can come and visit me too! happy OWOH blog hopping!
Christine said…
Beautiful things and you and I both know that I could put all these things to good use.

I've never been to Paris but would love to go someday. It would be fun to make an altered project to inspire me to make my way across the pond!

Fat Dormouse said…
What a wonderful Giveaway Gift you have offered! I would love to win one of these.

I love your blog too and it's bookmarked!

I have two blogs - come & see me sometime

my contact is:
Ksenia said…
Hello! Your door prize is wonderful! Real treasures!
Please count me in!

Oxana from Moldova
fancyscrap at
What talent you have. I took a quick look around your blog and was quite impressed. I'll be back after the event. I would LOVE to win this giveaway because I have never been to Paris and San Francisco is one City in the US I have never been to. I'm # 11, and would love to have you stop by if you haven't already.
Beeshebags said…
I don't wish to boast, but when I was younger, my Mum used to take me to Paris often....never got up the Eiffel Tower though as it was always closed because of wind. I would love to win one of your giveaway packs....please come on over to my blog and enter my OWOH giveaway. Hugs Naomi from Berri, Sth Australia
BumbleBeeLane said…
Count me in on the lovely giveaway.If I should be the lucky winner just leave me a comment on my blog.Warm Blessings!~Amy
WOW, Laurie! Your post is awesome and your giveaways are amazing! Perfect!!! One of the things I love most about OWOH is that we met two years ago and have become daily friends! Fun, caring, sharing...all fabulous moments to cherish.
Thanks for being my friend!
Carol said…
Paris...... how romantic. Been to France a couple of times. Great country.

Carol H.
Lisa PN said…
What an amazing blog you have! I just lost myself for the last half hour reading old posts and loving to see all of your finds! It's amazing really!

Please do include me in your giveaway! You can leave a comment on my blog! or email me at

Hope this finds you well.

Oh la la Laurie! Tres belle!

I'm so glad we met (last year's OWOH!!!!!) and have become crafty friends! Your creativity, knack for finding vintage treasures and your supportive feedback have inspired me for a year now!

I know you've made it over to my blogs already- so glad you dropped by! Enjoy the rest of OWOH 2011- I'm catching up thanks to today's SNOW DAY!


Dianne said…
Lovely stuff, and cute photos of you & your family! Good luck to your Scout--on his trail to Eagle! (our son made it and it was a long haul, but so worth it) I am bookmarking your blog so I can visit again...
Dianne in Ohio, US
sassypackrat said…
Great giveaway idea! I've always wanted to go to Paris and just love all things Parisian. I've been following your blog for a while now and love your vintage style!
she dreams big! said…
You are my kind of gal! We both love the same things! I'll be back to visit after OWOH ends! Fabulous giveaway!
trisha too said…
What a wonderful lot of inspiring goodies, Laurie!

Happy OWOH to you!
trishatoo at hotmail dot com
just me said…
wonderful please throw my name in!! R'Chelle
Stephanie said…
Wow! TREASURES!! I love it!

I would be honored to win!

Please enter me in your drawing.

I invite you to stop by my blog and enter my giveaway:

Take Care,

Northern California
Regina said…
I really have enjoyed visiting with you. (I have been enjoying your blog for some time now)It's always nice to find a kindred spirit when it comes to exploring old treasures.

Your gift packs are awesome and would be greatly appreciated and used ...I see so much inspiration already ^_^

I hope that you will come to visit my whimsical world during your next flight in the OWOH journey.

Diane said…
Hi Laurie!--Excellent, excellent giveaway!! I'm so glad that I stopped here!!
And Please try to stop by and enter mine!! Diane
Nanbon44 said…
wonderful giveaway
Please enter my name in your lovely giveaway-
Bonnie in Florida
Blogs #566 and #567 USA
Rayna said…
Oooh buttons! Great!
Dawn said…
What a generous (and inspiring) giveaway! Please enter my draw too.
Cheers from Alberta, Canada ~
OWOH Blog # 602
Itaya Art said…
Sweet collection of all kinds of ephemera and other goodies!! Thank you for including me in this wonderful give away! :)

Wow, I would love to win one of your amazing French ephemera packages! Please enter me in your giveaway, and stop by my blog to enter mine!

Unknown said…
Beautiful work!

Around here the joke is, "I'm going to Paris!" "Really?" "Yeah, Paris, Tennessee!" Or substitute "Rome, Georgia" or "Athens, Georgia" or any pick among dozens of tiny Southern towns named after big European cities. Never heard of a Constantinople, Tennessee, though... Maybe I ought to buy a farm somewhere and establish a settlement... :-)
Hi Laurie! I am visiting from New York State, USA. Thank you for offering such a gorgeous giveaway! I have been to Paris twice & love,love,love it! Hope you can stop by and visit me, too, #331.
sweet limes said…
I've never been to Paris myself but there is a sort of magic about it, you can tell by looking at pictures and talking to anyone who ever has been there. One day I'll get there.

AlwaysInspired said…
Ahhh Paris! I've never been, but it sounds divine!
Stop by and visit my OWOH! I'm #50!
Debbi said…
What a fun giveaway! I love paper crafting also, so this would be so much fun to win.
I hope you will stop by my giveaway (#419). It is great to meet you!
Marfi-topia said…
hello laurie!
what an interesting blog.
love your post and style of writing. so nice to meet you:)
what a wonderful giveaway you have here.
hope you have a great day.
oh my such a lot of stuff in your packages...truly a fantastic giveaway! so generous of blessed!

Jo said…
oh my gosh, what a bountiful prize pack you are gifting! Nice to meet you andyour beautiful blog!
martha brown said…
These are wonderful prizes! I'm in the middle of making my daughter a Paris Travel Journal (she spent a year abroad in France and is hoping to go back to visit this year). It would be son nice to be able to include some of these treasures in it :)
Please enter me into your draw! Thank you!
LauraO said…
Hi Laurie! Nice to meet you through OWOH! I've never been to Paris but your giveaway items are quite lovely!
Caroline said…
Wonderful post and giveaway! Please enter me--thanks :)
Anonymous said…
Hello Laurie! Love blog and your adorable :) So nice to meet you and see your fabulous giveaway. I'll be back to visit soon....Take care, Michelle of HippieDog #15
Halle said…
So very nice to meet you. Wonderful package you've put together!
Thanks for the chance at your doorprize!
Stop by my giveaway as well.
Thearica said…
Hello there! I am from NC and love your blog! I am also participating so you will have to come visit me!

LOVE your giveaways! Hope I win one!
Anonymous said…
Nice to meet you! Love your beautiful packages anyone would be very very lucky to win one! Hope I am that lucky lol!

Jennifer Hall
Kathy McElroy said…
I've been there 4 times. I love Paris. Love your blog.
Thanks for letting me visit.
I’m playing too, stop by and say hello.
Kathy in TN
Oh how fun! I have never been to Paris, although I did make it over into France when we lived in England. I love to travel and would love to go back to Europe sometime. I have started a chunky book with a Moulin Rouge theme, so this is up my alley! Stop by mine too #220 if you haven't already. needlewings at
stampgram said…
Greetings from Cody, Wyoming! Isn't this fun? I love your blog - it is wonderful! And your offering is awesome, I love all things vintage and am a sewer and mixed media artist too! Please enter me in your drawing. If you have a moment stop by and enter my giveaways too.
# 385
# 132
Another lover of vintage. I am currently working on a vintage fabric journal and would love to win to include some of the gorgeousness here.
I have some vintage on my giveaway so pop on over.
xxx Suzy
WOW!!!! I love creating and this is an amazing package. Thanks for the
Connie said…
what a generous giveaway! please enter me in your draw, and come enter mine!
CreativSpirit said…
Your gifts are absolutely beautiful, I would love to be the lucky winner.
I love everything Paris!!
canngil said…
wow, would love to win your stuff!!
Greetings from Sunny California! Love your site! please enter me in your drawing!~
Hi from the UK Laurie.
What a talented lady you are. I've enjoyed my visit here. Please enter me in the drawing to win your fabulous door prize. Stop by and see me too.
Keisha said…
Hello from Navada! I love your giveaway! Please count me in! Thank you!
Hello, It's nice to meet you! I'm from Malaysia & also participating in OWOH 2011.
Please come visit me at:

whimsyloft [at] gmail [dot] com
Oh what fun!!! I love your collection of goodies (and I've only been to Paris once, but hope to go back again...loved it too!)

Please stop by for a visit when you get the chance:
apinkdreamer said…
hi!!! wonderful owoh post and givaway!
visit my owoh post too!!!
Fiona said…
Oh la la - quelle belle giveaway! I'd love to own some of those gorgeous prizes - please stop by my OWOH giveaway also
Marie said…
I love vintage anything! The buttons are lovely.
Happy owoh.
Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
OWOH giveaway
Emily R. said…
Love your post!

Great prize.

HarajukuGirl92 [at]

Here's my blog, Not much YET!
carylsrealm said…
I have not been there, but hope to one day! Perhaps your giveaway will bring me one day closer? :)
Caryl #270
Kim said…
Just last year I got into making Artist trading cards and also have a great love for ephemra. I have a hard time using it in my work - I just want to study it.

Fabulous generous giveaway - thank you :)
love all things's a sickness I think....please include me~~~Take care~~Chris
Meg said…
I've lived in France twice, and prefer Rouen to Paris, but I do agree it's a great place to be. I'll be moving to Moldova in the (northern) autumn and hope to go back to France next year for the Bayeux medieval festival. Your prizes are so overwhelmingly generous and I see the potential all over it.
Lori Bergmann said…
Hello from Maple Valley, WA! *Ü*
This is my first year (and last! waaah!) participating in OWOH and I am having so much fun being inspired by blogs like yours. I've been fortunate to have visited Paris a few years ago and I would love to enter your awesome Parisian themed giveaway!

If you have time, I would love if you would stop by mine too? I'm #347 on the list and I'm giving away one of my handmade sterling-cored European glass charm beads.

Lori of Ashlyn Design
Electra said…
Wow, have you ever won a LOT of awards!! I can see why, your blog is lovely! I hope you can stop by and see me-
Unknown said…
Oh la la, Love your blog. It shows you really do appreciate beautiful things, and you have a beautiful blog to show it.
Hope I win one of your kits-
Very Lovely.
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