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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

100th Post Give-Away Celebration !






Time to celebrate!

It's my 100th Post on MudBay Musings! Thank you all for your support during the past year-plus... it's been an amazing journey!

In celebration, I've gathered up some of my favorite goodies for a 100th Post Giveaway:
  • brass wings in two different styles
  • brass nest charms
  • little brass hummingbird with a removable wing
  • brass frames
  • brass kingfisher and flycatcher
  • large handpainted metal nest
  • 1" badge buttons with one of my favorite antique images
  • vintage honey mother-of-pearl buttons
  • brass crowns and Victorian lady ornament
  • vintage W.German (1950s) glass pink oval stones
  • vintage Italian (1960s) chartreuse beaded knots
  • a tin containing three vintage pearl "eggs" in a Cotswold curly-locks nest
  • birdcage gift tags
  • piece of printed egg fabric
To enter / have a chance of winning my 100th Post Give-Away, all you need to do is leave a comment to this post between now and midnight Wednesday, November 25th (midnight Pacific Time in the USA)! On November 26th, a name will be randomly chosen and I'll announce the winner! Bloggers outside the USA are welcome!
Thanks for stopping by my blog and for joining with me in my celebration!

93 comments:

Kris said...

Congratulations To Cathy!!! I love your blog...immediately added it to "My Favorites". If I had to pick a favorite thing, it would be the picture of the baby hummingbird and then the king arch card that you made with it.

Gail said...

Love your blog, thanks so much for the lovely giveaway....my fingers are crossed!

Miki said...

I can't believe it's been 100 posts already! Congratulations, Cathy! Yours is one of my favorite blogs. It is always so beautiful! I so hope I win! You know I like anything with wings. I'll tell all my friends, but if they win they have to share! (hee,hee!)

Bonnie Holeman said...

What beautiful goodies you're giving away! Congratulations on your 100th post. I've certainly enjoyed reading it since I've been visiting!
Bonnie

Lyneen said...

WOW what a wonderful Giveaway... Congrats on 100 posts! I am going to go post your giveaway on my blog as soon as I finish this post!

MY FINGERS AND TOES are crossed!

The Rustic Victorian said...

Congratulations Cathy! I just discovered your blog yesterday on someones blog and think its wonderful. Think I will post about you!
Marcie

minnamarika said...

Congratulations from me too!!! Visiting first time in your wonderful blog... :))) Please count me in your giveaway!

Robin said...

Oh my what a beautiful blog you have! I am so glad I stopped by and will be back visiting often. Absolutely fabulous giveaway you are having. Congrats on your 100th post!

Coastal Sisters said...

Congratulations on your 100th post! What a wonderful and generous Giveaway. Please enter my name in the hat :) Love your Blog!

Warmly,
LuLu Kellogg

Terri said...

Even after the giveaway is gone..which I can only hope to win...I'll be back for visits..I'm so glad I discovered your blog! It is really wonderful. Thank You for the adorable images you have shared here....Sweet!

Brynwood Needleworks said...

Hi Cathy!
Congratulations on your 100th post. What a wonderful and generous giveaway! I've joined your followers list, so I'll be back to visit. Hope you stop in and say "hello" at Brynwood some time, too!
Blessings,
Donna

Sarah said...

What a beautiful blog...and it is in my Google reader...don't want to miss any of your gorgeous creations!
Congrats on your 100th post milestone. Hope to see many more.

Pat @ My Tattered Elegance said...

I would like to be a part of your 100th blog give away. Congratulations and your blog is great.
Thanks, for sharing, Pat

Linda K. said...

Love your cute little blog and your giveaway is gorgeous! I love little metal findings! Thank you!
Linda

kayinseptember@yahoo.com

Eleanor said...

Just discovered you through "Rustic Victorian" LOVE your needlefelting and images which you so generously share. Thanks for the giveaway.

Carol Mae said...

Congratulations on your 100th. Your blog is very lovely and inspirational. Thanks for having this great giveaway. Blessings, Carol

Lynn Stevens said...

I Love vintage! I'd Love to be included in your drawing but only if you come enter mine! LOL
Trash to Treasure Art

Anonymous said...

Count me in! Grace E.

Linda said...

Congratulations on your 100th post...that's quite a milestone! Your blog is always so lovely and inspiring. This is such a generous giveaway...please count me in!

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

Congratulations and thank you for a fun giveaway!! Would love the opportunity to win! I love the felted purses in you previous entry too- I don't know anything about felting but have seen several different things made and just love the look!

Diane said...

What an absolutely beautiful blog! Congratulations on your 100th post!
I will be back! Everything you create is truly gorgeous and inspired!
Diane

The Feathered Nest said...

Happy 100th Post sweetie!!! What an angel you are to offer so many wonderful images on your sister blog, I'll be sure to add your button to my blog as I love free images!! I would love to be entered into your giveaway as well and I'm wishing you many more posts to come ~ xxoo, Dawn

Jane Jeffress Thomas said...

Congratulations on your 100th blog entry. I love all of the goodies you have shown for the giveaway. I would find it hard to choose one thing!!!

Sharon said...

Cathy congratultions on your 100th blog celebrationa and what a truly beautiful gift to be giving away. I love your blog and I am a fan...

Sharon
TN

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Well Congrats Cathy that is something to celebrate. I just found you tonight and would love to be entered in your contest.
I also have a giveway but I am new to blogging. Mine is to thank everyone that has been so kind to me and since it was Thanksgiving I thought it would be a way to show how thankful I am
Always
Maggie
Glad I found you tonight

Debbie said...

Congratulations on your anniversay..... please enter me... what a generous giveaway!

Celestial Charms said...

Lucky me. I just discovered your blog today and your having a giveaway! Congratulations to you. You have a lovely blog, and such pretty gifts you are going to offer.
Maureen

Ginny Ciszek said...

Congratulations on your centennial posting. Wow! I love your taste, your eye, your style and your generosity. May you reach 200 postings before you know it. Thanks for the chance to win the delectable collection of goodies. I hope who deserves it most wins! Ginny

SharDon Exclusives said...

congrats on your 100th post! Isn't it fun???I found you through Rustic Victorian and I am loving what I see. I would love to be entered in your drawing.
Come by and see me when you have time but for now I want to go read the 99 other posts.
Sharon

Cathy said...

Congratulations on your 100th post and many more to you too! You have a wonderful blog and what a fabulous giveaway! Keep up the good work!

Cathy ♥

Lynn said...

Congratulations on your 100th post, I am so happy I found your blog this morning, I am in love with the beautiful creations, especially the needle felting, so i am now your latest follower :)
I would love to be entered in your giveaway, this is so generous of you :)

Miss•Elena•Eous said...

What a lovely giveaway! So many beautiful things! Thanks and congrats on a 100 wonderful posts!

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

Congrats on your 100th post! Isn't that exciting! I'm so glad to have found your bloggie....It's just wonderful.

Please throw me into the hat too!

Warm blessings,
Spencer

Lelia said...

congrats!

leliaevelyn (at)
gmail (dot) com

Amy said...

Congrats on 100 posts! Now that I know about your blog, I put you on my RSS feed!

artsyrockerchick@aim.com

Maple Ridge Vintage said...

Hi Cathy: Congratulations on your 100th post..I love blogging because it connects you with so many people from all over. I love checking out new blogs and will certainly be back often to visit you...Count me in on your giveaway!!! Hugs~~~Chris

VintageCrafter said...

Congratulations on your 100th post! I just discovered your wonderful blog and can't wait to go back and read your older posts! Thanks for the great images. Please add my name to your draw box and I'll go and cross my fingers and toes!
***smiles***
Carol

Stephanie said...

Wowza, count me in. And congrats! Your blog is lovely and inspiring!

Anonymous said...

Cathy
I enjoyed the mixed media market last week! I had taken a class from Lyneen and she had mentioned the show. I am glad I went and loved loved loved your things for sale. I bought a metal bird nest that you had hand-painted along with some printed eggs on fabric.
I am looking forward to the next show and to keep up with you on your great blog!
Much continued success to you.
Cynthia

Nancy said...

I was just in awe of your beautiful things at the Mixed Media Market, and am now a faithful follower of your blog. Wishing you the best as you head towards 200 postings!

bluemuf said...

I just found you blog via The Rustic Victorian". I being spending some time reading some of your previous posts and find them so interesting. I will certainly be back again.

Congratulations on 100 post.

Karen

Catherine said...

What an AWESOME giveaway. Love your blog and all your creations, congrats on 100 posts!!

Sharon said...

I am so glad I found you AGAIN. My computer lost all my favorite blogs I visit. I almost got on a ferry to Baimbridge to find you. I would have been the crazy lady calling out for you.LOL Anyway I am back and will not be lost again. I shall now spend the afternoon looking at all the posts I have missed. LOL Sharon

purplepaint said...

Congratulations!!!! I love your blog and would love it if you'd enter me in your giveaway!!! Marva

Willow said...

Congratulations. Great blog. Please enter me in the giveaway.

Willow

ceekay said...

Congratulations on your 100 post! Your blog is lovely! I would love to be entered in your generous and beautiful giveaway.
Here is to 100 more posts!!

pippirose said...

COngrats on the 100th post.
What a beautiful blog! I'm so glad i went-a-browsing today, and found it!.
:o)
pippirose59 at gmail dot com

Allysa said...

Congratulations on your 100th post...love your work.
falka01@hotmail.com

Beth Niquette said...

Wow! How wonderful. I do love your blog, Catherine! How fun to have a giveaway! I'm with Gail--my fingers are crossed. (Grin)

Thank you again for your friendship.

Cathy K said...

Hi Cathy! I'm also a Cathy, and am thrilled to have discovered your blog. Congratulations on 100 posts. I found your blog through Marcie's post (Rustic Victorian), so I will pass the word on my blog too! What beautiful artwork and a beautiful giveaway! Added you to my subscriptions! Hugs, Cathy

Anonymous said...

Hi..and congrads to you! Your blog is wonderful...ty for sharing so much with us all. The giveaway is very nice..I am not so lucky but should you choose me I would be totally thrilled! You must have more posts tho, as you are now on my favorites list...Best wishes! Cher
hilly77 at comcast dot net

donna said...

Congratulations on your 100th post! What lovely work you do! I'd be delighted to be entered in your fabulous giveaway...such lovely things.

Seahorse Ranch Girl said...

Wow, such a fun-to-look-at blog, and a giveaway, too. I'm in.

susiew said...

Wow! what a great assortment ..... would love to win!!

Susie

Ati. said...

Great things to give away :)
I love your felted minibags!!

Jo in NZ said...

What a fantastic giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity.
Love your collaborative efforts with your mum. Beautiful pieces.

Juli said...

Wow, what a truly amazing blog! You have done fantastic work!

Thelma said...

Love your blog! Congratulations on your 100th post!

joanne lendaro said...

Congrats on the 100th post!! Keep on bloggin'!

Anonymous said...

What an awesome blog you have, I have added it to my favorites! Please enter my name in your very generous give-away. Congrats on your 100th post! Debbie (Maine)
campmoxie@yahoo.com.au

Aida Costa said...

Congrats!! :)

I just found your blog via http://cathyscrazybydesign.blogspot.com/

I took a quick peek through your blog and your collages and felt work are exquisite. I'll be back to take a closer look and to keep up with updates.

Those are some very pretty little treasures - would be perfect for my crazy quilting! :)

Yvonne said...

I, too, have added you to my RSS feed. Thanks to "crazy Cathy" and her mention of your giveaway with those beautiful pictures. Thanks for sharing your lovely stuff, and I'm looking forward to catching up on your blog.

Maggie R said...

Congratulation on your 100th post..
Please enter me for your draw.
I love your blog.. Lots to see and very inspiring.
xoxo
(((((((hugs))))))))))
Maggie

lakenreich said...

Congrats on your 100th blog! Thats alot of work. Leslie

Diane said...

What a wonderful blog, and my goodness, where in the world do you find so many lovely items for your giveaway? You are an expert shopper too. Thank-you for offering us a chance to receive some of your collected treasures.

Sammy Girl said...

Woo Hoo! Congrats on 100 posts! You have a lovely blog and a spectacular giveaway! Such wonderful items to whomever wins ... (maybe me??)
Hugs and have a great weekend!
Betty :)

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your 100th blog and the giveaway is gorgeous. Have put you in my Favourites.
Margaretha!!! Queensland. Australia

SuZeQ said...

Ohhhhhhhhhh YES. Please count me in. I'd love to win this fab giveaway. Congratulations to YOU.

junkrescuerbeth said...

Please put my name in the hat for this so very generous bounty of good loot. Congrats on your 100th post!

Beth of Salvage Studio

FredaB said...

Your blog is great and I have added you to my list . You are very generous in sharing your clip art with us. I loved the wings and the bird cages.

Gerry said...

Congrats on your 100 posts! You have a lovely blog. I found you through a link posted on another of my favorites.

Please include me in your give-away. I'll be following you through Bloglines.com

Pat Winter said...

Congrats! Beautiful offerings. I found your blog through Crazy by design(Cathy K)
Smiles,Pat

Carol Sue said...

Add me......love them
nykerk06@comcast.net

bella said...

Congratulations Cathy! I just discovered your blog through Sammy Girl. I love it. Thanks so much for a chance to win your generous giveaway. I'll be back to be inspired - your artwork is amazing. Sue

Abigail said...

o0o0o0o what a fun giveaway!!! Thanks for the chance and congrats on the 100 posts :)

peters.ab0124(at)gmail.com

sarascreations said...

congratulations on your 100th blog. the giveaway is such a generous giveaway wow. hugs Sara

CC said...

Oh my goodness...what a lovely giveaway. There are so many pretties...oooo, my fingers are crossed and I hope,I hope I win..:).
Everything is just so gorgeous....

The Decorated House said...

Congrats on your 100th post!
What a fun and generous GiveAway. I would love to be entered.

Come by and sign up for the GiveAway on my blog right now, too.

Elizabeth said...

I have just found your wonderful blog!! Please add me to your give away drawing!! i just had a give away to celebrate my 350th post!! Don't you just love having a blog and meeting all sorts of like minded fellow artists!!
Congrats and best of luck!
Smiles!
Elizabeth

Faded and Worn said...

Perfect timing to find such a wonderful blog! Now I get to enjoy reading all the older postings!

Lottie said...

My goodness 100 posts - many congratulations and I have had the most wonderful time reading back through them and I am now a 'follower'. Being a new novice at all things 'sewing' you certainly are going to be a source of inspiration for me.

I just adore you colours, you original artwork amazing.

Thank you for the privilege of being able to enter into you Celebration Giveaway - the things you have I have never come across before and are truly 'nostalgic'

Best wishes

Lottie

Rhonda said...

thanks for the generous and beautiful give away and blog..... such beautiful wings......
rhondalou72@yahoo.com

Sharon said...

What a wonderful blog you have...Congratulations on your 100th posts and your beautiful tallant I am very glad to be here. I would love to win your gifts but if I don't I will still be back. It is not too often you find such a wonderful artist along the path of blogging..thanks for sharing. I will blog about this wonderful blog on my blog. Thanks and happy holidays.

Diane said...

I was lucky enough to find out about your blog from Crazy Cathy's blog. First of all, congratulations on your 100th post anniversary! And second you have a really interesting blog, so many lovely things to look at. I love the needle felting you and your Mum have made. That's something I'm going to try next!

Jen Crossley said...

Congratulations on your 100th post I have just found your wonderful Blog

RoseLady said...

Oh My ! I just discovered your lovely blog. I am really happy to be able to join in for a chance at your give away .

Joan

Karen from A`Musements said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Cathy your blog is wonderful, and I am so glad to have found it. What a fantastic milestone to achieve, and how wonderful to have so many fans of your blog embrace you and what you create!
Happy 100th Post and I hope we'll be celebrating number 200 sometime soon!

Tammy said...

Congratulations, Cathy on your 100th post! How awesome is that?! Your blog is always so much fun and full of inspiring images. Please count me in on this wonderful giveaway. I would sooo love to win it and create with all of these gorgeous embellishments. Never can have too much eye candy, can we?
Have a Happy Thanksgiving!
Tammy

zachsgran said...

Congrats on the 100th post! A wonderful giveaway
zachsgran1 at yahoo dot com

Linda L. said...

That must bring a big smile Cathy, your 100th post. Thanks for the lovely wings from your MudBay Image site-so beautiful. Have fun tomorrow.

tmc480 said...

I follow you. congrats on your 100th!
tmc480 at yahoo dot com

Nelly said...

Congrats on your 100th. Thanks for the generous giveaway; its an awesome set of goodies.

Angela Kennedy said...

Love your blog! Super cool giveaway!