Friday, December 31, 2010

Postcard Friendship Friday - HAPPY NEW YEAR

Wishing you and yours a WONDERFUL NEW YEAR!

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Doors of the Past Part 4 of 4

Final doors of the year!

“Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hate. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.”

~William Arthur Ward



"If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door."

~Milton Berle


If you are in search of new dreams,
I hope new doors open for you this NEW YEAR
If you are happy where you are I hope your door remains open!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Doors of the Past Part 3 of 4

More DOORS!

"Don’t ever slam a door; you might want to go back."

~ Don Herold


"All day long the door of the subconscious remains just ajar: we slip through to the other side, and return again, as easily and secretly as a cat."

~Walter de La Mare

"We Keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths."

~Walt Disney


Wednesday, December 29, 2010

PARIS from Stampin' D Amour

For those of you who love all things PARIS!

I just found this beautiful stamp set at Stampin' D Amour...

Doors of the Past Part 2 of 4

More doors from my 2010 archives...
The Lockless Door
by Robert Frost
It went many years,
But at last came a knock,
And I though of the door
With no lock to lock.

I blew out the light,
I tip-toed the floor,
And raised both hands
In prayer to the door.

But the knock came again.
My window was wide;
I climbed on the sill
And descended outside.

Back over the sill
I bade a 'Come in'
To whatever the knock
At the door may have been.

So at a knock
I emptied my cage
To hide in the world
And alter with age.



Sad doors of the past!

"Life is full of doors that don’t open when you knock, equally spaced amid those that open when you don’t want them to."

~Roger Zelazny


Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Doors of the Past Part 1 of 4

This year I took several picture of doors I will be sharing over the next few days.


"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us."
~ Helen Keller

Here are a few doors closed many years ago...
I wonder who may have passed through them

Did they ever find the open door?
So many doors...
What stories are behind them?

Saturday, December 25, 2010

A Swap for All Seasons-Christmas Matchbox a Day #25!

Finally the big day has arrived. I hope everyones Christmas wishes come true!

My final box arrives all the way from England from Jan of Jans Arty ATC Journey! She usce beautiful vintage fabric to cover this sweet box! I love the little heart button.
Inside these beautiful angels... earrings and pendent!

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Friday, December 24, 2010

a Swap for All Seasons-Christmas Matchbox a Day #24!

One DAY LEFT and it will be CHRISTMAS!!!! My 24th box is from Nicole of Gibby's Girl!


I found this sweet angel inside!

Postcard Friendship Friday - Christmas Eve!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to All...
Card was not mailed. Back reads: From Aunt Millie and Uncle Frank to Alma.

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Thursday, December 23, 2010

a Swap for All Seasons-Christmas Matchbox a Day #23!

The countdown continues... just a couple of days until CHRISTMAS... Heidi from Missouri made this wonderful box!

I love the house shape of this box...
and look what was inside.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

a Swap for All Seasons-Christmas Matchbox a Day #22!

This little vintage treasure is from Peace... The Heart of Peace
I just LOVE buttons!

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

A Swap for All Seasons-Christmas Matchbox a Day #21!

This sweet little box is from Ruth in Tennessee.

I love the little sled!

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Monday, December 20, 2010

A Swap for All Seasons-Christmas Matchbox a Day #20!

The more matchboxes I open the closer we are to the big day. I have my menu planned, the packages mailed, gifts wrapped, cards almost finished!

Day 20 is from Christine in Wisconsin who has a beautiful blog with some of the most amazing photos of what is going on at her place A Work in Progress.
I love the vintage embellishment
and sweet little snowflake pin I found inside.

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Sunday, December 19, 2010

A Swap for All Seasons-Christmas Matchbox a Day #19!

CUTE SNOWMAN... created by Pam from Arizona, you will find her on Treasures n Textures.
Inside I found all these cute brads!
Thank you Pam.
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Saturday, December 18, 2010

A Swap for All Seasons-Christmas Matchbox a Day #18!

Dear Santa arrived from Virginia created by Carol of Heirlooms for You. Thank you Carol.

Inside is this sweet ornament.

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Friday, December 17, 2010

A Swap for All Seasons-Christmas Matchbox a Day #17!

All Dressed up and ready to go on my Christmas tree!!! This cute formal matchbox is from another from the Pacific Northwest... Shawnee of Oregon and Shawnee's Tangled Tales.
What a great idea, dressing her boxes up in little tuxes!
Inside is this cute crystal ornament.

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Postcard Friendship Friday - A Joyful Christmas

In 1914 Sarah and Eugene sent greeting to Walter of Kappa Ind. There isn’t a post mark. I wonder if it ever reached it intended recipient?

The card is a door with a wreath and in the middle of the wreath is a shield. I love the castle on the snow covered mountain.

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