It seems there is a tradition among bloggers (at least most of those that I read) that invites the readers to help celebrate milestones of different kinds or anniversaries etc.
Now it's my turn to host a give-away!
South Street Shabby's Christmas Box
to celebrate my 75th post!
It took a while to get the ornaments (any other time they would be in the stores long ago, but because I wanted them, they didn't turn up until last week.) and then they had to be put together. The rest of the pieces I gathered pretty easily and so here it is...
The box will include the following...
St. Nick's Magical Key
An antique skeleton key on a gold ribbon. The key is attached
to an original poem that explains the magical key and how it will
allow Santa to enter your home on Christmas Eve Night.
St. Nick's Key
On this magical night,
with his reindeer high in flight,
Santa flies from house to house,
and fills all the stockings, quiet as a mouse.
Those with no chimney,
don't need to worry,
this special key and magic words,
will help Santa do all his Christmas work.
Close your eyes, so you can't see,
say these words and count to three...
"I believe with all my might,
on this special night of nights,
I've been good and I've been nice,
There's Christmas magic in my heart tonight."
This magic key will open the door for Santa on Christmas Eve Night.
Two pair of rusty christmas bells, dusted with mica snow
and hanging on a mossy green satin ribbon.
...another view of the (two pair) rusty bells...
Ok...the best part...
Eight hand-painted original glass christmas tree ball ornaments.
Four are silver glass with pink and white roses and rose buds and the remaining four are pearly-white glass with pink and white roses and rose buds. They are all tied atop the ornaments with a mossy green satin ribbon. I paint and sell tons of these every year and they are great as hostess
gifts, hung on a tree, placed in a cut glass bowl as shown, hung in windows or over mirrors.
(close up of a pearly-white ball)
(silver ball on the left and pearly-white on the right)
(shown in a cut glass bowl)
How to enter my give-away:
1) Leave a comment that tells me where you are from and your favorite Christmas decoration or tradition. (This will be one entry.)
2) Complete #1 and become a follower. (This will be your second entry.)
3) Post a link about my give-away on your blog and send me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) telling me that you did. (This will be your third entry.)
** You may enter starting now and entries will continue through Saturday November 14th at midnight eastern time.
**The winner will be drawn and announced on Sunday November 15, 2009.
Thank you and GOOD LUCK!