Monday, October 19, 2009

Jane Austen & Myself

Hmm...maybe that blog title could be a new movie in the making...like Julie & Julia. Which is weird given my family calls me Julie and everyone else Julia.

Julia is my real name and what I prefer...so that movie title got me..it's kind of like me..only I can't cook! I am NO Julia Child..have no interest. Not when you have a fab hubby who cooks.

I have to say when I found out Bo Bunny was releasing Persuasion...I about cried. I can't even tell you how much I love all things Jane Austen. Not that Jane made or designed this line..it would be a little hard.LOL

But I love all things lovely, romantic and thus Jane...which equals Persuasion. Did that make sense?LOL Let's just say anytime you say Jane Austen I go to complete mush...like those potatoes!LOL




It's honestly my personal favorite of the new releases and this paper...OMG...I think I need to get an entire pack of it! It makes me VERY happy and the idea of cutting out those phrases in those shapes..aahhh! I actually feel that way about all the papers in this line. And the stamp set! YESH!!

We're just about done decorating the house and this year we've got the coolest yard..well I think so. I found a sweet gal who posted on the freecycle list about wood fencing she needed taken..and I had a brainstorm...so this is what we did with some of her fencing...




Inside it...lots of tombstones...and our big 8 foot blow up that now looks perfect! We added purple lights, cobwebs...we love cobwebs and used our torches to help hold it up. We've had alot of compliments...our kids LOVE it!

And to celebrate Halloween since it is a favorite of mine...how about a giveaway! Leave a comment and I'll pull two names to win one of these pendants!(sorry I photographed them at a terrible time of day!)
And if you hurry over to the Pursuit of CraftYness blog...we have a giveaway there too!

Happy Hunting!!

Julia a true Jane Austen fan

40 comments:

  1. Super cute Halloween decorations! I love the fence :) Your pendants are beautiful! Gonna go explore the rest of your awesome blog now!

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  2. What a fab fence!!! and I love Jane Austen too;-) Did you make the pendants?

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  3. I saw your blog on Show Me St Louis and had to link! Love the witches hat and plan to attempt it this weekend. So creative, you are... =)

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  4. Love what you did with the fence!

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  5. what an awesome idea with the fencing!! Love it!!!

    Very excited about the new lines they are awesome!!

    The pendants are beautiful!! Would love to win one!

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  6. What fun halloween decor!

    That new BB line looks fabulous!

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  7. Fabulous Halloween decorations! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  8. ooh, your yard is so cool! love the idea of the fencing!

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  9. Love the fence! awesomeidea!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    viji#5858

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  10. Persuasion is gorgeous! Love that line! Your yard looks fabulous! Perfect for trick-or-treaters!!

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  11. I really like the idea of the fencing u used. what a great idea.

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  12. Love you yard and that awesome fence!

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  13. Love your decorations and the new lines!

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  14. What a cool idea in the yard!!! I do love the flower pendant too, thanks, ms.cheryl
    ms_cheryl_y@yahoo.com

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  15. Oh my what a fun halloween yard! Thanks for the fun blog hop too!

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  16. I love halloween and your home decor!!!! how fun and cool... great job

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  17. What a great way to use that fence, I love it!!!

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  18. Love your new fence and your decorations!

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  19. LOVE the new BO BUNNY Fall Line! Thanks for giving away a goodie! I am now a follower. I also made a post on my blog about the Scavenger Hunt! SO MUCH FUN!
    http://me-makimsplace.blogspot.com/

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  20. LOL when I read that you said you almost cried when you found out Bo Bunny was releasing Persuasion---I thought you were sad because you had hoped to buy it all up yourself before they released it so you could have it ALL!!! Funny, it is my fave too!

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  21. Julia I LOVE your necklaces! And wowsers what a yard filled with Halloween Fun!

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  22. Beautiful necklaces!! Your yard is very cool!!

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  23. Your yard is soooo great!!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  24. Very nice huh!
    love it so much!!!

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  25. rockin' front yard! I love people who embrace traditions with Passion!

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  26. Wow your yard looks awesome! Love your decorations!!!!!!

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  27. Your yard art is awesome. Love the pendants, they're very cute! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  28. love that you gave that freecycle fence new life, looks great! can't wait to see what you make w/ your "jane austen" papers! looove that monster (alien?) pendandt!

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  29. OMG those pendants are too cute! And I love that you created a "green" halloween decoration!

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  30. Awesome giveaway. I love the pendants. Your yard is gong to be a hit on Halloween.

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  31. Thanks for a chance to win. They are beautiful!

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  32. Your 'hand me down' fencing is absolutely inspired. Bound to be Best House on the Spooky Block!

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  33. Love the pendants and your yard looks great.

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  34. Your yard looks awesome! And those pendants are fab!! I love me some jewellery hehe :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  35. Love the cute halloween decorations and your blog is awesome. Thanks for posting this cool pendant giveaway.

    Fran H

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  36. Great use of the fence.....you'll have to take a picture at night!

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  37. Thanks for sharing - I LOVE your witches hat! It was nice to "meet you" and see your blog.

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  38. Gorgeous pendants. Love what you did with your yard. I'm so glad I found your blog. I'm finding lots of inspiration here.

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