Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Antique Jewelry Hull, a New Project, and a Giveaway!

Happy November!

This past weekend, I visited a local antique store for the first time. Actually, I had tried to go there before, but I got totally lost!


Ok, I also got lost this time….And I was only 5 miles away from it!!!


It took me an hour to find it- thank goodness for cellphones with internet on them!

Luckily, I *did* find it! I found a gorgeous blue headband with silk millinery, and tons and tons of jewelry!


Most of the earrings and pins I bought were only $1-1.50!!


Dazzling rhinestones in pink and blue…


Blue, white, and cream pearls, cameo earrings, and a sweet necklace.

This weekend, I also worked on a new style of my Noel blocks.


These ones are covered with flocked vintage wallpaper and have the silver German glass glitter lettering. Which ones do you like better?


Lastly, in celebration of the upcoming holiday season, I’m having a giveaway!


Up for grabs is a splendidly sweet altered mini notebook. It’s embellished with vintage millinery, rhinestones, and even has a cute little bookmark to save your spot. I will also include a few more surprises for the winner Smile


You can earn up to 3 entries- please leave a separate comment for each entry and I will draw a winner at random on November 10th:

1. Leaving a comment on this post will earn you 1 entry.

2. Liking Splendidly Sweet’s Facebook Page will earn you another comment.

3. And posting a link from your blog to mine will earn you a third entry.

Good Luck!


Jacqueline said...

My second try at a comment! I love all the jewelry you found Julie Anne and at such brilliant prizes - you wouldn't find a deal like that here in France!
Anyway, just to say thanks for your lovely comments on my blog and I'm trying for a chance to win your altered mini note book!

Lolita said...

posting a comment

A Thing for Roses said...

OMG!Your jewelry finds make my last find look like garbage. Way to go! You are one lucky girl!

Creative Wings Boutique said...

OMG ur finds are marvelous...dont u just adore when u score big time...cant wait to see what u create for the ornie swap.

Karen Valentine said...

Julie Ann you hit the mother load!! What great finds!! Thank you so much for your visit to my blog.
You giveway journal is lovely and I would be thrilled to win so please enter my name!!!

Karen Valentine said...

I just "liked " your FB page so please add me for a second time!!!

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

What finds, aren't you glad you kept up the hunt for that shop!

maid marian said...

Wow! You hit the motherlode. Good for you. I wish I could rack up like you did. I can't wait to see what you turn those baubles into.

maid marian said...

I liked Spendidly Sweet on FB.

Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

Well, hello sweet Julie! I did NOT know you had a blog!!! Ohhh, what treasures you found, BLING!

I ♥ German glitter glass. Your blocks are fab!!

And last but not least, what a beautiful altered notebook!!!!! I think it has my name written all over it, LOL


Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

But of course I likey Splendidly Sweet :)


Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

I posted your giveaway under my giveaway button!!


Vintage rings said...

I am surprised to see that it’s a new project. I have to give credit to the designer for creating such wonderful piece of earring and pins. The best part is that they are in affordable price range. Please tell me how I can be part of this giveaway.

antique jewelry said...

wow, lovely pieces, beautiful lines.
great work. keep looking !

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