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Sunday, July 8, 2012

Williams-Sonoma Herbal Swag Knockoff and My Blogversary Giveaway

I can't believe it, I am not only on my third Pinterest Challenge, but Wednesday is my blogversary! Scroll down to the bottom for more on that. Now back to the challenge. I saw this here.
Inspiration.

I really loved the swag, but not the price tag. I grow lavender, rosemary and oregano in my garden so I just went out and picked some. I layered the different herbs until I liked the way they looked, then wrapped a bit of raffia around the top and hung it up in my kitchen. It doesn't quite look the same, but like it and I can snip a bit off when I need it. Fast and easy challenge and best of all it was FREE! Now I want to grow more herbs so I can make larger swags.



Ta Da!

Now onto the most important part of this post. It has been a whole year since I have been blogging. I started July 10, 2011 and feel like I don't know much more than when I started. But there have been some really helpful people out there who have given me a few pointers, now just to impliment them.


I know most people have a giveaway on their blogversary and I think that is a fun thing as well. So here goes. I am not sure what I am giving away just yet, but it will be fun. I am working on some fabric pins so you will get one of those plus a few other goodies. Check out the pins here. If you would like to be in for the drawing, just do one or both of the following, two ways to win:

1- Become a follower and leave me a message telling me that you are.

And/Or

2- Check out my Etsy shop here and leave me a message telling me what your favorite item is.

Simple that is all there is to it. I will be choosing the winner July 17. Thanks.

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6 comments:

  1. Hi Vikki, I am your newest follower, and love the swag, my lavender has lost the vibrant purple, so dry here, heat and no rain, however other herbs are ok, so will try this! Congrats on your blog anniversary!!

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    1. Thanks, so hard to believe it is already a year!

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  2. I'm a follower on GFC... Happy Blogaversary!

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  3. Oh my I love herbs and this swag is such a wonderful way to use some of those smell good branches!!!

    Happy Blog anniversary!

    bee blessed
    mary

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    1. Thanks Mary Ellen. What I like about it is you don't have to run outside everytime you want to use some of your herbs, they are already hanging there in the kitchen.

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