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I LOVE to design and to paint whimsical items that will put a smile on your face. Each day I share my simple life with you as I try to encourage, to inspire and sometimes JUST to make you smile as I recount my life growing up on a dairy farm! I've never had many material items in my life, BUT I have been blessed beyond words with love and encouragement from WONDERFUL Parents who instilled in me WHAT was important. I have had EVERYTHING that I needed and WAY too much of what I wanted. I am slowly learning to be a better person each day through my interactions with my friends on Facebook. Some day I hope to be as good as people seem to THINK I am! I am BLESSED! Welcome to my little corner of the world...Please stop by and visit often!

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

I am PROUD to be 100% Handmade!...Wednesday, January 1, 2014

I am a PROUD member of the Old Farmhouse Gathering Team, but I am EVEN prouder that my Etsy Shop is 100% Handmade by ME!

We want YOU to get to KNOW us, so we are having a Scavenger Hunt.  IF you will go to the ABOUT pages of the participating Shops, you will find a CODE that you can use to purchase items from our shops during January 2 - 16, 2014.  Each shop will offer something different, so be sure to visit them all and READ about us while you are there.  In MY SHOP, when you see this icon, hoover over it to SEE what I have to proudly OFFER YOU!

For a COMPLETE Listing of ALL participating Shops, you can visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/oldfarmhousegathering

OR by going to our Blog at http://www.theoldfarmhousegathering.blogspot.com

If you've read any of my blogs or Facebook posts, you know quite a bit about me already...PROBABLY more than you WISH to know, but you just keep coming back, don't you...maybe it is like starring at the sun...you KNOW you are not supposed to do it, but there is something that just draws you to that BRIGHT light...ROFL...

Mother used to tell me that a Woman who will tell you her age will tell you ANYTHING...hmmm...did you all KNOW that I am 51???!!!!   teeheheeheheeeeee...

I hope that you each will take a moment to visit my Etsy shop.  I am VERY proud of the Gifts that God has given to me and I do my VERY BEST to ALWAYS GIVE GOD the GLORY for all he has done for me...

 I believe that we ALL have different gifts, but we MUST use what we have.  I've been told my whole life that GOD has equipped us with just EXACTLY what we need...that does NOT mean that we get what we WANT, but we DO get what we NEED...AND it is NOT always easy...that is when it is TOUGH.  I see so many people who struggle and I have struggled, also, but we MUST keep Believing that SOON things WILL get better!

My etsy shop is filled with my original creations.  I offer over 70 patterns that are ready as Instant Downloads and I also offer almost 100 Finished items (I sold some over Christmas...)

If you need something painted, or need help with a pattern, please keep me in mind...I will do my best to help you any way that I can...

And PLEASE share my snowmen that I am giving away on January 15th...Just share it either on your blog or facebook page and let me KNOW that you did and I will enter YOU into the drawing...it does NOT matter where you live, I will pay the shipping...


Thank you for sharing with me in my journey of life...It is not always a straight and a narrow path, but NONE of us walks it alone and for THAT, I am ever grateful...Blessings to YOU...~charlotte♥

Happy 2014...It is GOING to BE GREAT!!


  1. Too cute.. everything.. yes OFG is a great group.. Hope this all goes good for everyone... I don't know how I missed that cool mirror and I love the sheep pulling the snowman..

    1. I don't know how you missed it, could it be that you are busy with life and can't remember EVERYTHING! ;) xoxo

  2. Love the snowmen. I shared it on FB and I went out to your Etsy shop and ordered a couple of patterns to use on glass blocks - love them. Thanks

  3. Thanks, Karel, You are ENTERED in the drawing and thanks for buying my patterns...I hope you will be happy with them...I know it is my pattern and seems vain to say this, but I LOVE that flying sheep!

  4. Gosh another talented soul! I am new following you here. I was visiting the Rusty Thimble and here I am! Wow! Such beautiful works of art. Glad I stopped by. I will make a button with the snowman so I may share it all over at my blog. Thank you

    1. Thank you...I LOVE Miss Brenda at the Rusty Thimble...She made my Prince Charlie, The Elf! I am NEW to blogging...I think it has been ONE MONTH for me...LOL...I was on facebook and people kept telling me I needed to blog, so blogging I am!!
      I'm glad you found me and You are NOW entered into the drawing for the snowmen!...WELCOME!!


Thanks for stopping by my little corner of the world. In case you haven't been told, you are loved!~~charlotte♡