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Awards

Hello, this has really been a surprising week for me, as  I have been humbly nominated for 3 awards! I can’t thank you all enough for all the love and support. You have all made me feel so good by commenting and liking my posts consistently. I can truly say, you and my coffee gets my brain going in overdrive each day. Thank you so much! I truly enjoy working on different projects and sharing them with you!

The first award this week came from Tierenycreates  http://tierneycreates.wordpress.com/ for the Versatile Blogger Award.

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If somehow you haven’t discovered her wonderful blog, you don’t know what your missing. She creates the most beautiful custom, gorgeous quilts. Thank you so much for the nomination.

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THE RULES:

  • You have to thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog!
  • Nominate bloggers of your choice.
  • Link the nominees and inform them about their nomination.
  • Share some facts about yourself.

So here are some facts about me…..

  • I started this blog back in Sept. 2016. I have always loved crafting. Last year I started doing remodels and updating on my home. I loved it! It was so self gratifying to do these things myself, I never thought of doing before. At my age, who would guess! I was showing a friend who has her own successful blog some of my work. Thank you Jeannette for convincing me to start my own blog.
  • I love to create beautiful things for my home and garden. So, I happily take you along on my journey.
  • My biggest compliment is when someone loves a project I finish, and want to create it for themselves. It feels so good to help someone else. Believe me, my tutorials may look easy, but in between I have made many mistakes. But, I learn from them and don’t let them get me down. I just start all over again.
  • I have lived in Ca. my whole life. I have lived here in the desert for 40 + years.
  • I have 2 rescue doggies, Diesel and Gidget. I just inherited 2 parakeets today, as a friend was moving and couldn’t take along. So welcome to my home Lucky and Happy. (already named). If they didn’t already know their names, I think I would have gone a little crazy on they’re names…2 boys.
  • My favorite TV Show of course is HGTV. I started watching it 3 years ago when I was recovering from a surgery. I can’t get enough.
  • I love all music! I love to dance and sing when no one is watching. I am a happy, energetic person person who loves life.
  • I am happy in my life, but if I had a wish, it would be to live in a shack on the beach somewhere beautiful where my doggies could run along the beach. When I younger and lived near the beach, I used to go surfing every summer day. At that time, my favorite movies were ‘Gidget’, and that’s how my little one was named.
  • My favorite color….blue. All shades of blue. Calming and beautiful
  • This year I hope to have more confidence in myself to start tearing down walls in my bathroom. Big task. I am always nervous about starting. But once I get into something, watch out! No rest till done.

For my nominations, I nominate the following each for their uniqueness, and in no particular order:

  • tierneycreates who nominated me. She creates such beautiful quilts.
  • craftsofallseasons.wordpress.com – This young lady is only 11 years old and loves to craft also, so she already has a place in my heart. She just started out, so please check out her blog, she is so creative.
  • Emmi@emmiscookin- Emmi makes such delicious dishes and has so many wonderful recipes to discover.
  • DippyDotty Girl- https://www.facebook.com/dippydottygirl/.  You will enjoy her diary of  her travels all over the world.
  • Melissa @happychicmom . Melissa is the mom of 2 boys and has such wonderful insight in her writings.
  • Raya at https://artymommy.com/. Raya loves crafting with her children and I enjoy her crafts!
  • Ute at https://utesmile.wordpress.com/…where she makes you smile and feel happy with a bit of inspiration and a lot of passion!
  • Amaan- https://plodderr.wordpress.com/ who always has tips and hacks for all of us!

There are so many interesting and creative out there. I tried to focus on those with very wide ranges of topics and/or uniqueness. Please be sure to check them out!!!

Again, thank you so much tierneycreates for this wonderful nomination!

 

 THE BLUE SKY AWARD

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My blog at kelleysdiy has been honored with another nomination. This was graciously given to me by another crafter, Debra Tayloe http://www.diyhomegarden.blog/. This is so special to me because it is from a fellow crafter. She is a wonderful DIYer that is a inspiration to me. Thank you so much Debra!

THE RULES:

  • You have to thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog!
  • Nominate bloggers of your choice.
  • Link the nominees and inform them about their nomination.
  • Share some facts about yourself.

NOMINEES:

Dolly at http://koolkosherkitchen.wordpress.com/. She is my friend and I admire her so much. Her recipes and stories will surely captivate you.

Robin at https://therobinsnest2017.com/.Robin has the same passion as I for decorating her home.

https://randomthoughtsbyhaya.wordpress.com/. Fun thoughts, beautiful clothing, and quotations that will make you smile.

jolie at https://joliesattic.com  A wonderful woman, and you will love her writings….they are so interesting!!! An inspiring screenwriter!

Kate at https://katecreates2017.wordpress.com/.  Another impressive crafter who loves to  create.

Ralia https://soulgifts.com.au/  who is such a wonderfully creative writer. I enjoy reading her posts.

Tina http://kristabellaweston.wordpress.com/ Tina is so inspiring, I have so much respect for her.

Be sure to check out all these wonderful blogs. The best time of the day for me is when I wake and am enjoying my first cup of coffee, reading all the wonderful blogs….fabulous way to start the day!

Again thank you so much Debra Tayloe http://www.diyhomegarden.blog/ for this nomination. Coming from a fellow crafter, it means a great deal to me!

 

THE LIEBSTER AWARD

 

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Thank you so much Kelley from https://oceansoriginals.wordpress.com/ . Kelley has such a talent for crocheting. Her work is so beautiful. I only wish I had her talent. And do you notice….we share the same spelling of our name! Be sure to check out her beautiful work, your in for a treat!

THE RULES:

  • You have to thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog!
  • Nominate bloggers of your choice.
  • Link the nominees and inform them about their nomination.
  • Share some facts about yourself.

When I was growing up I was so much of a tomboy. I loved sports. Skating (speed and dance), I loved roller skating!

I used to twirl the baton in competitions and twice in the Rose Parade.

My favorite sport was baseball. I played first base and pitched. I must say, I was good! I received a trophy from Don Drysdale for my pitching. It was one of the biggest moments in my life. If your not sure who he was, he was a pitcher for the LA Dodgers. He pitched in five World Series and eight Major League All-Star games.

I live near the beach when I was younger, and spent most summers at the beach catching waves on my board. It was taller than me!

I’m a mother of 3 grown sons. It’s a good thing I had the energy and loved sports because they kept me active. I just loved coaching their soccer and basketball games.

NOMINATIONS:

  • Jenny at https://relovedrevolution.wordpress.com/ Another wonderful crafter! You will love her creations.
  •  Happy Haute Home  Beautiful ideas for your home.
  • Kim from I tripped over a stone.@stoneintheroad. I love her blog. It is very Inspiring!
  • Elderberry girls at https://elderberrygirls.com/ life, love, decorating & all things pretty!
  • Lauries @lauriesinhomepetcare. I love reading and looking at all her posts. Lots of smiles for all us cats and doggie lovers.

Again, I want to thank you for all the love and support. l love all your wonderful comments. I am so glad I started this blog creating things I love, and making new friends like you.

Thank you again Kelley https://oceansoriginals.wordpress.com/ for this nomination, it is greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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39 thoughts on “Awards

  1. Congratulations, dear Linda! You definitely deserve all these awards, and more! Hugs, blessings, and best wishes are sent your way!
    Thank you for nominating me – this was unexpected, and I am honored!
    With much love,
    Dolly

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  2. The post is great. Wow. You are so sporty 🏄 I want to live on a beach someday too and maybe learn to surf also (I need to be a bit more courageous though). And I’m so glad you discovered your passion. 🙂🙂 Your projects are great. Btw, thank you for your compliments 😊

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  3. Congratulations Kelley! It is lovely how these awards let us know you better apart from your obvious talent. May you get to live on a beach and your dogs have the run of it 🙂 Thanks for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award. It is wonderful to be thought of but the thing is that I have already done this: https://thetravellingdiaryofadippydottygirl.com/2017/03/23/sandwiching-two-awards-with-love-and-nutella/
    Love and hugs 🙂 xx

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  4. COngratulations Kelley! I’ve never come across someone who got three in one week 🙂 I truly appreciate your nomination of my blog. Some time ago I made a tough decision to become Award free. This, however, presented me with a different dilemma – how to manage the whole Awards nomination thing. I didn’t want to just say ‘hey, thanks, but…’ I wanted to acknowledge and respect the thoughtfullness of the Awards and the nominee. So – this is my solution: https://soulgifts.com.au/awards/

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  5. 3 in one week that is very awesome! Thanks for the shout out and it was fun learning more about you. Not only am I addicted to HGTV but somehow I got Terry the Quilting Husband addicted also. I find him watching it on his own!

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