Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Beach Party @ The Shabby Chic Cottage…

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I was thrilled when I heard that The Shabby Chic Cottage was hosting a beach party.

Here are a few of my beachy items…

A shell frame warms up the winter scene of my nieces.

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i brought back 130 shells from New Zealand wish I would have brought back 500.

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Stop by The Shabby Chic Cottage Beach Party!

Cottage Lifestyle Giveaway!

Prize: Beach House Inspired Watercolors print of you choice and willing to ship anywhere.

Rules: You don’t need to have a blog to enter…just make sure you leave your email address. Enter as often as you wish. Anyone in the world can enter.

Ways to enter: You can do one or more of the following.
1) Visit Sara Tetley’s Beach House Inspired Watercolors and come back and share your favorite print.
2) If you follow my blog you will be automatically entered.
3) Sign up to follow my blog.
4) Visit my Thrifty Shopping article on titled Affordable watercolor art and frames, where I featured Sara’s watercolors and leave a comment.
5) Post the Cottage Lifestyle Giveaway graphic (by copying the graphic or the HTML code below) on your blog either on the sidebar or in a post and let me know you have it on your blog. If you do a post and put it on the sidebar that will be worth two entries.

Giveaway ends August 30th.

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My name is PJ. said...

You had me at "130 seashells".....

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

oooh! 130 shells from one trip? Did you find them all yourself? They are gorgeous! I love the colors.

And the watercolor paintings are so beautiful. What a lovely beach themed home you have.

Blessings & Aloha!

This Beach party is to meet new bloggers (I'm still fairly new and learning all the time!)

I noticed that you are in Minnesota. (My younger sister lives in Minneapolis).

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Oh. I meant to add...
I love Sara's paintings!... let's see, one of my favorites is "collections from the sea" , but I do also love "2 boats" and "Beach Cottage Cupola"...

and my email is

Thank you for a great giveaway!

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Hi there,
Lovely shells! Such wonderful colours! I like the Beach Cottage Cupola watercolor. Thanks for sharing.


Gina @ The Shabby Chic Cottage said...

Those signs are gorgeous! Inspirational even.... love them!

Thanks for joining me today!

Anonymous said...

You've got great beach decor. I love the painting of the boat at the dock.

Have a blessed day.


Anonymous said...

I can't wait to go to the beach in October. You've been getting me all psyched up.

Marie said...

Hello there Renee - what a great post! Love all your beachy-ness! You have quite a seashell collection. Wowee! And thank you for a fun giveaway! I've been a happy follower!


Elise said...

What a beautiful site you have here, and I thought I should leave a comment for you. Lovely interesting posts and great pictures too - thank you so much for sharing. Happy Mid week... best wishes

Maya said...

130 shells..., I don't think I ever had that many. Love all the paintings!

Beverly said...

Love the blog...and the beach theme! We are giant fans of OBX in is my dream retirement home.

Debbie @ said...

Wow, I love everything. Love the watercolor prints and the beautiful beach decor. All those shells you must be in heaven. Beautiful home!
And blog!

Anonymous said...

Just stopping in from Gina's beach party. Loved your coastal items. Happy Partying.

Vonnie @ Sophisticated Salvage said...

Great minds...I posted a pic of a BEACH sign on my blog, too! Loving the seashells...

Farmgirl Susan said...

All your beachy stuff is wonderful! :)

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