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My Happy List: Fun Stuff for the Library

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

First of all, I am sending my thoughts and prayer to anyone impacted by Hurricane Isaac.  All of Mr. Art @ Home's family live in New Orleans.  Stay safe!
My Happy List

1.  I won a YA book from Becca's Blog!  Shelley grabbed it and ran, so I suppose she will read it first! Thanks so much, Becca!  Books always make me happy.

2.   Miss Angie and Beth sent me the *neatest* notecard set.  It is so me. Check it out:

Mary Cassatt's "Mrs. Duffy Seated on a Striped Sofa, Reading,"  1876


John George Brown's "Reading on the Rocks, Grand Manan," 1877

Sweet bloggy friends make me so happy.  You guys are the very best!  You know I will put these to good use.  :D
3.   I won the prettiest matted photo from Suzanne.  She is an amazing photographer, and you really should check out her photography on her blog. This print will live in our library once I have it framed. Gorgeous photography makes me so happy!


4.  Guess what?  This is my "To Be Read" pile on the coffee table.  *squee*  I am soooooo organized.  :D  So, so happy....


5.   I want to thank you all for your kind comments about Shelley's guest post and room redo. Your comments made her so happy, which made me very, very happy.  Y'all are the best bloggy friends!


Shelley's bulletin board in her room.

6.  Now I am happy to announce the winner of my Smashbook giveaway.  The winner is:
Patty from Patty's Pretty Things!  Congratulations!
I will be back tomorrow with better photos of our library, and some information about the details in the room.  I will also talk about the process I used to put the room together.
Until next time...
Ricki Jill


  1. great list of happy things and I'm happy you got the book finally hope Shelby enjoys it

  2. OH man! I missed your giveaway! I saw the smashbook and thought it was awesome! But congrats to the winner :)

  3. Also, you are winning a lot huh? You must be a winner!

  4. You are a decorating genius. Such beautiful rooms.
    Let us know about the 'reads' ;)

  5. Great happy list. I hope New Orleans does not get hit. Thinking of everyone down on the Gulf. Congrats to your winner, I'm so out of touch, I'm hating it. I never got a chance to link up :(, sorry. Have a great week.

  6. Yay! I'm glad you liked the cards...they are so you! ;)
    And congrats to the winner of the Smash Journal linky...I'm still enjoying making mine. :D

  7. Congrats on all your wins! I love the note cards, they really are perfect for you.

  8. Love it! I found a journal for that reading woman series and we gave it to my friend Megan for Christmas!

  9. Hi RJ, Hope all of your New Orleans family are safe during Hurricane Isaac. Our Gulf coast is really getting hit hard this week. Congratulations to Patty in your giveaway. Great cards and book and I love the Apple Blossoms photo. I'm sure you can't wait to get it framed. Enjoy your new books!

    The French Hutch

  10. *squee* me too! I am so excited and will have a smashing great time playing with all these wonderful things. Thank you Ricki Jill!

  11. Hi pretty RJ! Love your happy list! I was so hoping to join your smash party, but my summer has not allowed it! ;) You know what I mean. But I'll enjoy seeing all the participants! ;)
    Stay safe and thank you for poping in to see me.
    be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  12. Oh those note cards are just gorgeous! Happy indeed.


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