Monday, July 5, 2010

When You Find A BLOG You LOVE!

This was the hook!!!!!!!! Who could resist that adorable cottage? It's a studio... and it belongs to my friend Sandy. I fell in LOVE with this sweet girl & her world the first time I saw her BLOG! I have followed her growth with such pride. Remember those early emails back & forth Sandy? And look where you have come!
This is a shot of the inside of her fairy land. Oh how I would love to see it in person.
I received an email from Sandy a couple of weeks back but, was sooooooooo busy I didn't post my pride in my friend who was featured in The New York Times. Go HERE for the link to see what she sent me. And HERE is the link to go visit her amazing blog. I have seen a few other folks post about her magical fairy tale cottage but, knew when my friend Sandy from California sent me an email that I had to check out this great Blog/Studio she had found. And fresh faced shame hit me when I realized I hadn't shared my friend with all my other friends before she got FAMOUS! Soooooooooooooo I am proud to introduce my friend Sandy & her Shabby Streamside Studio.
I even called a guy in upstate New York about a sterling silver tray after Sandy did the post about his barn sale. And I loved the huge tissue paper flowers that you see in the last photo above. If you are interested Sandy posted a wonderful tutorial on these in her post on May 11, 2010. So hurry over & enjoy. Tell her Charlene sent you.


Sandy Navarro said...

Such a small Blogland that you already knew Sandy; I so want her cottage. LOL!

Love ya!

Riki Schumacher said...

Hi Charlene, fabulous cottage workshop. OMG, how cool is that. Thanks for sharing. Thinking of you my friend, sending lots of hugs. Riki

cocoa and coconut said...

gorgeous images, and you're right who couldn't fall in love with that cottage? wish i lived in it!

Jan Hennings said...

a beautiful cottage indeed! It looks so inviting :) Off to check out Sandy's blog!

Honey Lamb and I said...

I have seen this and it is to die for!!!! How cool to have a place to play in like that?!!? ~Shelley O.

Anonymous said...

I have followed her blog for sometime now & read the NYTimes article. It was so well written.
Don't ya' just want to move right in??? LOL!!

Cathy said...

Charlene, what an amazing cottage. 2DIE4. And the inside is as sweet as whipped cream. OH MY! How lovely.

I've got those beads smoking baby girl.


Holly Loves Art said...

Oh what a dreamy sweet little cottage. I would FLIP to see it too. And wouldn't you love to have one of your own? Wow... thanks for sharing. I love it!

Anonymous said...

I saw this a few weeks ago and fell in love with the transformed cottage. it is beautiful! I wish I had talent like that.

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

Oh that is truly a fairy tale cottage !
mmmm ... someday you can say you knew me too... ROFLOL


Jessica Rodarte said...

Wow! What a lovely cottage!! :)
I hope you are doing well, Charlene. Hugs!

Cassandra said...

What an incredible dreamland! Stunning!

Angela said...

It's the cutest dreamland cottage ever in blogland! You're the first to put a pic of her cottage at Christmastime! Love! The bed loft is something that makes the little girl in me get a thrill!
This is my first time visiting your blog - thanks to Creative Chaos! P.S. I liked your outfit in her pic! Pretty

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