G'day all. Thanks for the comments on me & Vron, we rock ya know.
This started off very much as a rambling post, in my usual style, where I witter on about inconsequential stuff, more often than not throw in the odd Grumpy Old Beach Cottage comment and try, and usually fail, to intersperse humour into something as serious as home decor ;-)
So, rather than ramble on like that I cut much of it out and instead give you the scaled down version…culminating in what is essentially, hopefully, eye candy for Easter and giving away stuff.
You see, recently I realised that I have come along here over 400 times to post about my tatty old cottage on the beaches of Sydney
along the way there have been over 16,000 comments on my escapades in my new life in the Lucky Country, the place I now call home, one of the best places on this old planet
I've shared more than a few times :-) just why I love it so much
there've been some interesting things…
I never thought I'd be in The Washington Post. Twice
or be in magazines. More than twice.
or make some fantastic new friends
or think that perhaps my beach vintage speak was not quite so crazy after all
So I thought well what shall I do for a Over Four Hundred Post Beach Cottage Easter giveaway?
And what came up, as I thought about it some more, was what I constantly get asked about.
And that would be one of my favourite books (of course the inspo for today's post)
one of my favourite flowers
one of my favourite magazines and one of my favourite things to throw around in abandon to make this old place look pretty.
Together with that was my recent urge to go shopping
whereupon I stumbled upon dahlias
just happened across an old vintage weathered ladder
and a few fishing floats
So I put it all together
and wrapped it up in a Beach Cottage package just for you
if you leave me a little celebratory comment, I might send you
a thriftychic by Liz Bauwens
a Coastal Living subscription
a shell sphere
a glass fishing float
(and I'd really like to send you a vintage ladder)
I will leave it at that and wish you a
and thank you for being on this journey with me
I don't know where it's going or if there'll be another 400
but I do know it's been fun playing Beach Cottages
…with you joining in
**p.s giveaway open worldwide**
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blogged for Cindy's Friday Show and Tell Event