Monday, February 11, 2008

Fabulous Friends

I know most of us have said this before and I know I've mentioned it a few times but wow - I still can't get over the talent and the generosity of the blog world! The above pretty is from Heather. I had admired some of her recent collages and she whipped this one right up for Sugar Bear Central. It will hold a prominent place in my now clean work space where it will inspire me everytime I look at it.


Recently I was very honored to introduce Laura, a new blogger on the scene. She thanked me by sending me the most wonderful package. She mentioned she wanted to send a little thank you, but when I received the package this weekend, I was blown away! Above is a very small sampling of some of the goodies she sent: crepe paper (some vintage including a fabulous Dennison fluted roll!), cards, French postcards, vintage wallpaper, sheet music, and the most scrumptious vintage magazine clippings. Check these out!

Wouldn't you love to wear one of these sweaters at your next party?


This is an advertisment for the pattern to make your own quilted skirt.


Love this ad! If this isn't a tre chic outfit worthy of The Satorialist - I don't know what is!

Aww, how cute.


Now here is an outfit I would so wear. Thanks again Laura! (If you like what you see, she is selling more vintage magazine clippings in her Etsy shop.) Do pop over for a visit if you haven't - she is quite talented and has a wonderful giveaway.

Hugs,


23 comments:

Heather ~ Pretty Petals said...

Wow Karla...your goodies from Laura are wonderful! I love the fluted crepe paper.

Glad you liked your collage! xox Heather

Rosemary said...

Thanks Karla, I will go check out Laura's blog.
You got some pretty things.
Thanks for visiting,
Rosemary

Sadie Lou said...

Hello,
To answer your question from my blog, I have purchased from her before:
http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5174486
I noticed her cute, girl aprons and also,
These are SOOO sweet!
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=9503043
This seller uses vintage fabrics
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=9375276
I think 15-20 dollars seems reasonable.
I hope that helps!

Laura said...

Thanks Karla, you're a sweetheart so it was my pleasure, enjoy! I have more vintage photo ads & tons of ephemera if you need more just let me know, I can email you some digital copies if you'd like.

Take care,
Laura

Natasha Burns said...

Oh gorgeousness!! Heather's amazing collage and all those pretties from Laura! I found Laura's blog yesterday and entered her giveaway, it's one blog i will be sure to return to.
I would wear those outfits with you too Karla, they are outstanding!

Lisa said...

I'll definitely check out her blog. I love all the pretty vintage pictures too.

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

How sweet! Bloggers are the nicest people

Lori said...

Karla, i love your collage from Heather!!! and the goodies from Laura are SO wonderful!!! her blog is just delicious, i just popped over there and had a look around, thanks so much for sharing her with us:)

Ele at abitofpinkheaven said...

Wow Karla, that was a really nice thank you gift she sent you! I'm sure you will love using all of the goodies. Thanks for visit me and entering my giveaway! Good luck!

Teresa said...

What sweet goodies you got! Love that collage. And I would so wear one of those sweaters!!

Teresa :)

Mary Isabella said...

Oh my!! How wonderful. Such great stuff!!! Smiles...

Merci-Notes said...

Beautiful adds! Life looks very glamorous!

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

What wonderful goodies! Aren't bloggers the best?
Hugs,
Penny

Beth Leintz said...

You lucky girl- you've had some great mail days!

I love those chic fashions from the 50's. I know that today's supermodels are super skinny- but the ladies in those old magazines seem positivly tiny.

kecia said...

hello - re: it's time to be green button - it's up on my blog on the right side. just right click, save to computer and then add to your blog!
thanks!
xoxo kEcIa

Flea Market Queen said...

Great goodies for sure!
I will have to go check out Laura's blog!
Priscilla

Charmingdesigns said...

Hi, Love all your goodies!! I did just use craft paint. I sprayed it with metal primer, then white spray paint then craft paints and then Glimmer Mist...I waited 48 hours before sealing it so it would cure...let me know if you paint on your computer!! Laurie

Alison Gibbs said...

Karla what pretties you got from Laura. Such a sweet thing for her to do.
Alison

cd&m said...

Oh yes I would love to wear sweaters like that, not sure that they would look that good on me though!

Natalea said...

What wonderful stuff Karla! I love that collage! Have a good day!
xo natalea

AmyB said...

Karla, Heather's work is soo wonderful. I know you'll cherish her beautiful creation. Thanks for introducing me to Laura's blog too. I'll find inspiration there as I always do when visiting you! - Amy Bauer

Susan Tuttle said...

Such wonderful goodies! - just in time for Valentine's Day.

Susan

Jenn and Jacqui said...

Hi Miss Sugar Bear :) Heather's work is stunning we admire everything she does! We will check out Laura's Blog. Happy Valentines Day Karla! And a cuddle for Margot and Sweet Shelley too :) Jenn and Jacqui

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