Monday, June 14, 2010

Happy Trails To You... An Adorable Gift from Sandy

Remember these boots (BDay gift from Hubby -see June 1 Post)? Remember Sandy Navarro? One of the BLESSINGS of all blessings from attending HeArt of Communion Art Event put on by The Gilded Life at "The Church" (home of Debbie & Shea). I met sweet Sandy at this event & although she lives hundreds of miles away in California (how does it happen that Sooooooooooooooo many of my buddies live out there?) we talk often & are developing an amazing friendship.
She sent me this adorable purse for my birthday. And she made that precious card to the left of the purse. When she saw the boots she said she KNEW I NEEDED this purse.
Yep, wrapped in red tissue & snuggled in that brown crinkle set this little bit of WESTERN BLING!
Here's a close up of the front. On the back it says "Happy Trails To You Until We Meet Again"
The other Cowgirls will be pea green I'm sure. So girls... What are you wearing? This jewel is metal & round. And TINY! Just enough room for 1.Keys 2. Credit Card (cash) 3. Lipstick and 4. Cell Phone. What else does a girl need? WHY do we insist in carrying the kitchen sink?
My precious card that Sandy made that reads "SO YOU'RE GONIN WITHOUT ME" Have a blowout time at Paper Cowgirl.
The card just sits perfectly in the bottom of the purse. I do believe that this needs a couple of coats of resin & to be permanently attached. So, every time I see it... I THINK OF SWEET SANDY! Girlfriend, it'll be just like you're there with me. THANK YOU for your generous, FUN gift but, most of all... for the gift of your friendship. And that goes to so many of you out there. My friends (& I consider so many of you friends) are so important to me. Happy Trails!


Honey Lamb and I said...

That is super sweet and cute! What a sweet friend! ~Shelley

Burlap Luxe said...

I just love your blog site my 17 year old daughter wants your boots, she is passionate over them!

Beautiful site that I will visit often :)

Michelle said...

Happy belated birthday, Charlene! We have close birth dates. :) Those are such adorable gifts. I want those boots!! I hope you had a wonderful birthday and it looks like you got everything you probably wanted. :) xoxo

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

The purse IS the perfect thing to go with your awesome boots!

Hearts Turned said...

What a fabulous gift, Charlene! It will be PERFECT with those amazing boots of yours! Blog friends are wonderful, aren't they?!

Hope you're having a beautiful night, my friend!


Home and Heart said...

What an ADORABLE purse!! What a great friend as well. I am of the "No such thing as a too big purse" group! :-) I appreciate your kindness and mention about my giveaway!! I will be back often! Many thanks!

Sandy Navarro said...

Awwwwwwwwww, shucks! What a FabUlous post. Ya know I love ya, girlfriend.

basia said...

How perfect, and what a wonderful girlfriend you have!

mendytexas said...

Hey Charlene! I'm still dyin' over those fabulous cowgirl boots. Can't wait to see them and YOU at PC! Your Photoshop 6 will be just fine. There's not too much difference between that one and my 7. It'll be great! Smiles, Mendy

Cami @ Creating Myself said...

Well I won't be wearing anything as cute as that generous your friend is!

Thanks for your thoughts & prayers Charlene. The grands have finally gone back home & I'm covered up in Paper Cowgirl stuff...sure wish I hadn't signed up for so many swaps now. :( But my studio is nice & clean. LOL

VS said...

Happy Trails Friend...
Your gift is simply...FABULOUS!!! You lucky gal, I can't think of a present that would be better for a Texas Girl like you!!!
You are such a sweet friend, I now know why everybody loves you. I can't wait until September when I hope we can meet in person.
Smiles & Hugs,

Burlap Luxe said...

Hi char,
Thanks for the input on the boots, My daughter wears a size 10 womens and she goes to a boot barn here and try's on any styles and fits. She has a difficult foot to fit narrow, flat feet, and big she says. She would be affraid that they may not fit well.

Thank you for your lovely commets, and I too love that I have made contact with you.
I will see you soon and you visit me as well :)

Julie Harward said...

Thanks for your visit. I so love those boots and what a darling purse! :D

Julia Phillips Smith said...

Hi - I've just popped over here from Karen Valentine's site, where I found myself after checking out the Where Bloggers Create II site. I have to say I LOVE the look of your blog - totally gorgeous.

Anne Lorys said...

How darling! You're gonna rock that look!

Joy Campbell said... you talk about a small world, I flew to Omaha for Silver Bella with Sandy N. she live just a hop ..skip and a jump from me here in so cali...and I just LOVE..LOVE your boots, I just purchased my first pair of Stetsen ?? boots this last year and am in love with them..I also found a good ole worn out pair at a resale shop for $5 and they are perfect too! I thikn I should have be a Texas Belle..he..he Hugs Joy

PS your seashells are worth the bucks , from what I can see they are top quality polished shells..not the kind you find on the beach, I hope I get some..wink, wink!

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

Way to many cute cowgirl bling! Loving those boots!!!

Burlap Luxe said...

Charlene dear
My daughter says you are killing us with your finds. Thank you for the tip and also her feet are narrow and flat such a hard fit. She has now four pairs of western boots true cowboy and she wears them stylishly well.

With lots of hugs to you for your help and tips.

Jodie (everything vintage) said...

Hi Charlene!
Whew...I've been gone so long...I really needed to catch up with you!

Isn't that Sandy the sweetest? I just love her to pieces. I wish she were coming down for the PC fun...oh...that could be dangerous ;)

Less than a week I'll be seeing ya again. I can't wait to see your pretty boots girlfriend...they are gorgeous! Hubby is a keeper but you already know that! haha

I'll stop by tomorrow to see your wonderful creative space...can't wait!

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