November 29, 2009

Vintage Black Friday ... We Have Winners!

Hey all VBFers!! ... hope everyone had a happy and healthy holiday weekend .... enjoyed time with family and friends and maybe got lucky enough to hit a flea market or two ... well as promised tonite's post is all about announcing the "winners" of Vintage Black Friday. It could go without saying, but I wouldn't dare let it ... that ALL the participants are winners ... I know I feel like a winner to have had the chance to meet so many new bloggers with similar interests, who knew there was so much vintage black out there? Thank you to everyone for sharing your treasures, your knowledge and most of all your friendship ... the biggest treasure of all.

Winner from Game #1 ..........................
is Marilyn from The Lone Dollier ... Woo-hoo Marilyn!! ... you've won the 'Secret Surprise Prize' ... you'll be receiving a super sized Gypsy treasure bundle ... loaded with goodies!!

Winners from Game #2 ........................
will win the prize that they spotted the 'VBF' initials on, and they are ...

Marsha from Sassy Mini Dolls won
Gypsy Bundle No.071 Stamped French Muslin Ribbon

Laura from 52 flea won
Vintage white millinery flowers

Claudia from Mockingbird Hill Cottage won
Gypsy Bundle No. 44 Stamped muslin ribbon.

Sylvia from My Trinkets won
No. 003e Holy St. Jude Guardian Angel Earrings

Julie from Glam and Glittery Thoughts won
Vintage millinery flowers in bright pink

Barbara Jean from Treasures from the Heart won
Two blue vintage glass bottles

Marilyn from The Lone Dollier won
Gypsy Bundle No. 070 Hand Stamped Muslin Ribbon

Susan from A Work in Progress won
No.031 Glamour Girl Necklace

Jonna fro Rudoo won
Small metal vintage tray at Vintageology

Kelli from Outofmymind won
Small vintage brown leather coin purse

Winner from game #3 ..................................
"Pass on the Love"A $25 Gypsy shopping spree {gift certificate}
is Marsha from Sassy Mini Dolls ... congratulations Marsha! Not sure exactly what your odds at winning were, but they were high!! ... thank you VERY MUCH for passing the love around!

And FINALLY our Grand Prize Winner .....................................
A $50 Gypsy shopping spree {gift certificate}
WELL OVER 220 comments were in the drawing .... I gave the Gypsy Prince the honor of pulling the name out of the hat {vintage black, of course!!} ... and the winner is ...... drum roll, please ............ Debra from Common Ground .... hooray!! big gypsy hugs and kisses to you Debra, have fun shopping!!

For those of you who would still like a chance to win a piece of Gypsy Brocante Jewelry, dance on over to The Shabby Chic Cottage, I have donated the necklace below for a give-away that runs until this Tuesday .... oh, and you won't be disappointed once you are there ... I think about 20 different items are being given away at the Christmas Carnival!! ... you have until 'sometime' on Tuesday to enter as many of the give aways that you wish.

Hey not so fast everyone ... don't forget to sign up for the next biggest party to hit blogville, I'll be there and I hope you are too! ... Beth at Gypsy Fish Studios has dreamed up "Silver Sunday" ... It's running only for a short time, January 3rd thru February 7th ... a perfect little winter party past time ... watch Beth's blog for upcoming details.

That's all for now girls ... don't be strangers, okay? I know I'll be checking up on each and everyone of you!! .... and mark your calenders for next year's Vintage Black Friday playing Friday October 1st thru Black Friday November 26th ... see ya'll there ; )

p.s. all prize winners please e-mail me your mailing address and I'll get the goods out asap!


  1. Whoo-hoo, I'm going shopping!!!

    Congratulations to everyone! This was so much fun! Thank you, Jill, for your genorosity and inspiration!!!

    I'm all signed up for Silver Sunday!!

    I'm off to shop!!


  2. Hey Marsha...go out right now and buy a lottery ticket...haha!! Congratulations sweetie, well deserved!!

    Thank you Jill for bringing us all together and enjoying a bit of nostalgia...we love you!!

    I'm all signed up for Silver Sunday as well!!

    Have a fabulous week ladies!!
    Big Hugs xOxO Nerina :)

  3. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you Jill, for hosting such a terrific party and for offering such incredible giveaways! You are so generous! Congratulations to all VBFers, and please,
    keep the inpiration coming!

  4. Thanks for everything, Jill - it has been great fun!

  5. YIPPEEE I won and won again. Thank you so much Jill. WOW I have a lot to look forward to as I also placed an order for her wonderful necklaces! Christmas is coming early for me.

    Thank you so much Jill. You were so generous with gifts and hosted such a wonderful party.


  6. OH MY GOSH, OH MY GOSH, OH MY GOSH!!!! Jill I'm just screaming my socks off. What a dear little Gypsy Prince! Give him a hug from me! THANKYOU SO MUCH! I've been so busy decorating I'm behind on my blog reading. Just came by to see your latest and thought I'd check out the winners. SURPRISE! OK, I have to control myself here. I'm going to run over and check out your store! Wowza!


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