Thursday, April 25, 2013

Some new Pretties!

I received a sweet gift from a friend a few days ago.

Tricia from Hillcrest Home Prims sent me some nail polish she thought I would like. Aren’t the colors perfect for Spring in Florida? I love them! And she included the little hand sanitizer with a holder to hook to your purse or a bag. Thanks so much Tricia!


You know just what I love! These colors look like the pillow in my lanai!


Everyone knows I love Etsy and here are a couple of new favorites.

I bought some Lavender Sea Salts from Laurie B Creations. She lives right here in Florida, close to one of my favorite beaches, Clearwater! And these sea salts are SO luxurious! They smell amazing and leave my skin so soft and smooth. She has some other scents, too and gave me samples of those! Thanks Laurie!


And then I ordered a new bracelet. I love wearing more than one bracelet and this one is made to look like 2. It is SO beautiful….the photos don’t show how pretty it really is. It’s braided aqua leather and then a string of small seashells and it’s perfect!


And she has some other jewelry on my wish list, too! Her Etsy shop is Bone Beach…HERE!


I love pretty handmade things, don’t you?

Do you have a favorite Etsy shop?


Anonymous said...

they are just so perfectly "you"!

20 North Ora said...

Darling bracelet. Enjoy!


cucki said...

So sweet and perfectly YOU xx

Cheryl @ TFD said...

I love the bracelet! Enjoy!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

The bracelet is so cute and yes, so you! Love the bath salts but I have to be so careful with fragrance! I love Etsy but have been trying to stay away! LOL, I'm on a Paris in September budget!

Linda Walker said...

I agree....I love handmade things! I have since I was a little girl! Enjoyed reading through your post this morning--oops it's now after noon. Have a great day!

Anonymous said...

I can almost feel the ocean breezes when I visit some of your posts, Diane. I love handmade things too. You always find the best goodies.

Hillcresthome Prims said...

I am so happy you love your goodies I sent you. I knew you would LOVE those colors.
Sunshine Hugs sweet friend,

NanaDiana said...

I love those, Diane. How fun to shop your seashore! The colors are beautiful! xo Diana

Olive said...

I love that name-Bone Beach. Honestly I try to stay way from Etsy. Love the bracelet, Olive

Karen said...

There are soooo many wonderful things on Etsy, I could spend thousands if only it were do-able :-)

love the bracelet!

Vee said...

I don't do too much ordering from Etsy because I can't afford it, but I do have my favorite, which I shall keep a secret.

Vee said...

Hmmm...not sure what's going on here with the commenting, but I know this...I said all that and forgot to say what a sweet gift and I think you'll love the bracelet. It looks darling.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I had to put word verification on for awhile because I am getting TONS of Anonymous published! EEEEEE!!!!

Unknown said...

Oh my! Everything is so beachy and sweet! Springtime has definitely arrived!


Sheila said...

I am amazed that you write each day and keep such meticulous records. I would be interested in reading about your journal... It is great to be able to look back and it puts things in perspective somehow. I do like your new bracelets and the people you support on Etsy must appreciate it when you blog about them.

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

I just love that bracelet. I must drop in and see her shop!
I have only recently begun to wear nail polish..not sure why I started to wear it..but I am totally smitten.
My favorite etsy shop is Skyblue Designs2. I buy my hair barrettes from her. I have a marvelous collection..and always check to see if there is one I cannot live without. I am a "Long Haired Girl" as they call them and always have been. Handmade barrettes are a passion with me. Always on the hunt.
I LOVE it when I come visit you! I can almost smell the salt air! :):)

Cranberry Morning said...

How fun! I love those bracelets, especially! And you know I have a favorite Etsy shop. ;-)

Your blog always looks so fresh and inviting. Love the colors and would love to visit your lanai! :-)

sandy said...

Love the bracelet! Just found some things I love on Etsy also! Have a great weekend! Hugs! sandy

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Lovely gift and purchases! I could get lost on ETSY, Diane! I can't say I have one or two favorite shops --there are so many I can't choose!

pembrokeshire lass said...

What lovely summery things! It really makes me think that summer should be here. At the moment it's really cold here in Wales. We had a few days before that were really hot and made us all think summer was around the corner...but no...not yet. I loved the sea shell and twisted turquoise bangle. So many lovely things! Joan