July 15, 2010

Rosette Party ... and a swap coming up {plus a giveaway!}

Nothing says romance better than an old fashioned rosette or two or ... twenty !!
That's how I like mine ... in great big bunches, just like bouquets.


A few Parisian Inspiration roses covering a mannequin ....


Coral silk with every inch covered in Prairie Gypsy Rosettes


A whole bucket full of more rosettes


If I'm limited to only one at a time ... I like them on a 
jean jacket, purse, hat, or lampshade
endless possibilities!

I see so many pretty rosettes created out "here" in blogland ... so many pretties I would like to have for myself, I bet a few of you may feel the same way.

So, here are three things I thought I could do to help the situation:
2.) Giveaway a rosette or two ...
3.) Host a rosette swap!!

I've completed number 1 already, but you'll have to stop back on this
Sunday to read all the details for 2 & 3 !!

I'm sure everyone will be ready to trade roses after seeing all the eye candy over at The French Cupboard during this most "rosy" of blog parties!


16 comments:

  1. beautiful idea. i just discovered your tutorial. hopefully i'll have a few if there's a next party.

    amazing photos!

    xo
    elyse

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  2. Hi Jill... so pretty... and perfect timing! My rosette I purchased from you arrived today... I love it! I put it on my white farmgirl sundress and it looks gorgeous, thanks! xoxo Julie Marie PS After looking at your post though, it may be lonesome and I may need to order more!

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  3. ...ya` know I'm one of your, oh-so-lovely selfs followers and just can't get enough of your gorgeous rosettes!!!!
    ~ so yeah!! This Sunday morning, me and my coffee will be here!!
    xo, Rosemary

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  4. Your tutorial is amazing. I am stopping by here often. I have to try this because I love these flowers. Thanks Anne

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  5. Your rosettes are just divine!
    I should know, I have a couple! :-)

    Hugs,
    Anne

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  6. Wow.. thanks for sharing the tutorial and I can't wait to make my own. So excited and would love to host a Swap!!

    Ps I love your Rosettes & Blog

    Toodles,
    Renee ♥

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  7. Well I am sitting down to watch the tutorial & see ya Sunday!! :)))

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  8. Love this tutorial and I am so sad that I missed the party at French Cupboard. I have been away for awhile, But I marked my calendar to come back on Sunday and get the scoop on the rosette exchange. I love all the different ways to make a rosette. In the process now of making some for the new school clothes for my Grand-daughters first day of school. See ya' Sunday. xo Lynn @thevintagenest

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  9. Your rosettes are beautiful! Thanks so much for the tutorial. Hope you have a great weekend~~~ Daphne

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  10. Gorgeous!!! Looking forward to trying the tutorial!

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  11. Hi Jill,

    All of your rosettes are divine sweet things. ♥ I want them all!! :0)

    I'd love for to drop by for a peek at my rosettes.

    Have a wonderful day,
    Stephanie ♥

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  12. I just spent a while visiting around your blog. Your creations are beautiful! I have been repurposing vintage/old jewelry since the 80's off and on. More off than on tho. It is getting harder to find vintage pieces to use without paying a small ransom for them around here. I have not done much in a while - other stuff going on. Even tho I have a small place to work in a guest room, I always end up at the dining table and lately I have had to keep it clear for people to eat and things like that. :-D
    Hope you are enjoying your weekend.

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  13. Jill,
    I'm loving all the rosettes too and great ideas you have for continuing on with the party!!

    Also, have loved your rosettes forever!

    blessings

    barbara jean

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  14. WOW these flowers are stunning!

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  15. These Rosettes are all so lovely I'd be challenged to pick a favorite! Having a tutorial on how to make some using my own found treasures and Bohemian Bling would be so much fun!

    Dawn... The Bohemian
    bohemianvalhalla.blogspot.com

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  16. Hi, I found you by accident, but it is so nice here with you, family, the beautiful flowers, rosettes, and pleasant family atmosphere, I'm happy with myself even though I dream of a
    Best wishes, Wanda

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