Sunday, September 14, 2014

Treasures from the South!!

I had lots of fun in North Carolina...
I sometimes always need to bring home a few treasures with me,
reminders from the trip and the good time the hubs and I had.
 
Because we "flew" I had to be mindful of the size of my treasures.

 So "flat" was the name of the game...but that was no problem for me.
I picked up lots of cute cards, tags, twinery and magnets.
Front right are the adorable magnets,
I like to slide them in to Greeting Cards.
I also collected a lot of business cards, from all my favorite shops.

 I picked up these two small pieces of pottery,
made in North Carolina by local artists.
I "needed" the one in the front for holding my business cards.
The little jar, will keep all my yarn scraps safe till Spring,
when I will put them outside for the birds nest building projects.
And do you see those earrings...I am not a jewelry person
but it was love at first sight, they are purple and I had to have them.

 Close up details...

 I loved these two cards...

I am going to frame them and hang them on the wall.
 
I am making a memory jar for all my souvenirs, momentos,
shells and sea glass that I have collected over the entire summer.
 
I bought the perfect jar to house all my memories.
It's so pretty and the perfect size.
I'll share pictures of that tomorrow!!
 

24 comments:

  1. you are a collector of memories, for sure. :) and i like your purty purply earrings. :)

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  2. Looks like a nice haul! Greeting cards are my favorite thing to collect (and of course, my collection is always changing as I send them)! My sister knows to grasp my hand tightly whenever we're together and I walk past the cards section at a store because that's one place I can easily get lost. Love your business cards; great idea for bloggers! I might get some myself sometime, so I don't have to write my blog address down every time I want to give it to someone.

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  3. I also love the cards and the earrings. Good choices.

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  4. Usually when I go to the Outer Banks, my luggage is packed with all sorts of sea shells tucked in and wrapped with my sox, p.j.'s, tops. I cannot wait to see your memory jar tomorrow!!!

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  5. Your collection of memories from your trip are so adorable and deserve to be framed!

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  6. Debbie, what a lovely way to remember your NC trip! The earrings are pretty and I love the pottery.. The cards are lovely too. Great ideas! Happy Sunday!

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  7. debbie,Your souvenirs from the trip are very beautiful.
    They recall fond memories.
    Greetings from Polish.
    Lucia

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  8. You got some great mementos! I like NC. We've vacationed in the Boone/Blowing Rock area a couple of times. I lived in Charlotte for a while.

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  9. I think you frequent the same type of stores that I do! Love all your 'finds!' Glad you had such a great time!

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  10. So many pretty things! I love the to/from honey bee tags. And the earrings are really pretty!

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  11. Oh, girl, you really picked up some treasures! I love the earrings; my daughter would really love them as her favorite color is purple also.

    I picked up a hand crafted toy box back when Britt was a baby. It lasted for many years!

    xoxo

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  12. Love your earrings Debbie!1The cards and the pottery are so preety!Waiting to see your memory jar tomorrow!!
    Dimi...

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  13. How wonderful, some lovely treasures you brought home. The always evoke wonderful memories for years and years. Super photos Debbie, loved those earrings too :)

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  14. I love all your treasures. I love your business card and the purple earrings. All the cards are awesome; I collect them too. I will look forward to tomorrow's post too. I am so happy you had such a great time and that you shared your precious moments with us all.
    Blessings to you dear friend~

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  15. Wow, you really did find some wonderful treasure, Debbie, and I just ADORE those earrings!!!

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  16. Lots of neat stuff to remind you of the fun times!!!

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  17. OOOOOh, I love those earrings! I am a hopeless jewelry person, and I love "funky" kind of jewelry like those earrings. Good choice!

    I love your business cards too. I have got to get some made for my editing business.

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  18. The cards are really cute! I love the earrings too. Wonderful mementos, Debbie!

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  19. Lovely keepsakes! Those earrings are so YOU! :-) Glad you are enjoying knitting so much. I bet you'll be heading to the yarn shop in every town you visit from now on! :-) I have re-discovered crocheting. Loving it! Doing a lot of embroidery and crochet now as well as quilting. Have an awesome week!

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  20. Good idea Debbie.
    I collect boxes of ceramics from the sites we visited. Them bring back good memories.
    Besos.

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  21. Very charming selection of stuff. The note cards were so sweet and I really liked the business card holder.

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