Monday, December 19, 2011

Decorating for Christmas.... and a Jeanne Oliver Camera Bag Giveaway



Hello!
I hope you all enjoyed your weekend.
I finally got one area of the house partially decorated for Christmas over the weekend and have a couple pictures to share with you today....


We finally got our tree up as well...
It just isn't decorated yet...


I have a lot more pictures to share with you....
I will be back soon with a few more images and details about the room and our Christmas tree : )



On another note...
I wanted to share with you Jeanne Oliver's beautiful new clothing line, The Coming Home Collection, Jeanne recently released.
I hope you enjoy a preview of Jeanne's new line, I love it.
Jeanne is also giving away the Natalie Camera Bag to one lucky reader today.....
So be sure and read the giveaway information at the bottom of the post.
THANK YOU JEANNE!














Jeanne also published the above lookbook.  Be sure and check it out.

Don't you just love Jeanne's work.
Jeanne is truly an inspiration to me....
Last spring I interviewed Jeanne, if you missed the interview, I hope you get a chance to read it.
Bethany LOVES her bag and uses it everyday to pack her art supplies around....
THANKS JEANNE!

Now onto the giveaway information!
One lucky person will receive one Natalie Camera Bag!
The giveaway ends December 28th at midnight.
1. All you have to do to enter the giveaway is leave me a comment on this post.

If you would like additional entries you can do the following.
Please leave a separate comment for each entry.....

2. Post about the giveaway on any of your social networking sites, such as twitter, facebook, blogger, and or pinterest.

I hope you get a chance to visit Jeanne's shop and blog.


THANK YOU JEANNE!!!!

I will be back with more holiday decorating.
Take Care,
Maria


Dreamy Whites Shop
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Vlaďka said...

Hello Maria,
What a great giveaway. I absolutelly love this bag.It´s my big dream to have one of them. Jeanne is very talented women. I want to win:))
Your christmas is very charming, I´m looking forward to more photos with your decorations.
Have a nice days before Christmas
Vlaďka

Clara {Clover and Violet} said...

What a beautiful bag I would love to have a chance to win!

sheepyhollow said...

I visit regularly and enjoy your articles and fresh farm style! I'm also a fan of Jeanne's... you could be sisters!

Happy Holidays!
Jenny

awal.ny said...

Very cute bag, I love the ruffles. It would be the perfect gift.

Preppy Mama said...

I love the bag and anything Jeanne makes! Thanks for a chance to win....Happy Holidays!

Preppy Mama said...

I posted on Twitter (Preppymama).
Thank You!

tinajo said...

Cute bag! :-)

Preppy Mama said...

Posted on Facebook too! Thanks again!

b.ellen said...

Oh I love Jeanne's work and I am in the process of getting a dslr! Would be perfect!
Thank you

Preppy Mama said...

I also posted on my blog sidebar.
thanks again!

Preppy Mama said...

I also posted (or pinned it) on Pinterest. Can you tell I am keeping everything crossed for this one? I love this bag!!

Jennifer @ Town and Country Living said...

All the bags are pretty. Would love to win!

Kerri said...

I love Jeanne! She was one of the first bloggers I started to follow! And I am getting a dlsr for Christmas so to have a camera bag for my new camera would be amazing!

Sarah said...

I adore here designs!

Merry Christmas and thank you for a great giveaway!!!

Ailene said...

I love Jeanne Oliver's new line! The camera bag is really cute.

okcamp said...

Wow. The bag and clothing line are beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win.

Stacey said...

Oh wow the talent...and those gorgeous ruffles!!! Yes please, count me in for a chance to win : )

erin said...

wowza! thanks for the opportunity!!
erin

Anonymous said...

I've been wanting one of these bags for so so long. Jeanne's line never disappoints! tracicolquhoun@sbcglobal.net

Laura Ann said...

I would love to win this bag, I don't have a camera bag, thanks for the chance!

Laura Ann said...

I posted about this giveaway on my facebook page http://www.facebook.com/laura.h.cole/posts/310037275693747

Linda said...

What a fabulous giveaway.. I would love to win this for my daughter.
Thanks for the chance.

Ellen said...

LOVE IT! Hugs Ellen.

kboor4 said...

what a great design!

kboor4 said...

Facebooked it. Fingers crossed!

Shabbyfufu said...

Love! Not so sure it would hold all of my camera equipment but it's a great looking handbag. Thanks

Claudia said...

I love Jeanne's designs and have wanted one of her camera bags for a long time! Thanks for the giveaway.

scraperka said...

beautiful giveaway:) thanks for the chance to win:)

scraperka said...

and also on my facebook page:)

For the Love of a Cottage said...

I went to the site and pinned the Camera Bag before I read the rest of the post. I love that bag!!!

peggy aplSEEDS said...

i would love to win! thanks for the chance!

Lisa @ Shine Your Light said...

Maria your tree looks so pretty even unadorned in that bright corner of your home!
What lovely goods....love the ruffly bags! Thanks for the chance :)

Georgia and Jordan said...

Her clothes and bags are so fantastic!

Gam said...

I love this bag and have been lusting after it for soooo long!

I love your post and your style.

Merry Christmas to you and your family.

Michelle

Christy said...

Love this bag!

Jennifer said...

Beautiful collection, and I need a camera bag.

she dreams big! said...

I think I would look like I know what I am doing with my camera if I had this cute, cute bag! lol Count me in please!

she dreams big! said...

*pinned* it!

chloeandme said...

Love your blog and love this bag! Merry Christmas!..Jackie@Pacitti.us

Rhonda said...

What an incredible post - your images are amazing.

The giveaway is awesome and fun!

{Carrie} said...

What a cute bag! Can't wait to browse through all of them.

maggie said...

Oh I love Jeanne's creations! I might have to buy myself that Louise dress for Christmas. ;)
Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

Bee happy said...

Can't wait to see your finished tree, bet it will look beautiful :) great giveaway I'd love to be included.

Bee happy x
Have a delicious day!

Red Gate Farm said...

Cute bag! Such a generous giveaway!

~Chris

elliot said...

All of Jeannes's design are wonderful. Thank you for the give away and also for sharing her with us!

Darcy said...

Love the bag!

Robin said...

I love the bag,so classic. Of course if I win it, I would have to get the dress also.
Merry Christmas
Robin

Renee from Where the Grass is Greener said...

would love that camera bag! Thanks for the opportunity!

Shannon said...

I just purchased some of Jeanne's amazing art and I love the fabric of this camera bag! All of her items are so beautiful :)

Rusty Hinge said...

Hello Maria! How are you? I can't wait to see the rest of your Christmas decor! It will look beautiful! Thank-you for this opportunity to win this fabulous camara bag. Her work is so amazing and I have wanted one of her camara bags for a while.
Thanks again,
Maria
www.rustyhinge.blogspot.com

Jackie said...

I would love a new camera bag and this one would be perfect! Merry Christmas.

Mary said...

What a gorgeous new line!!!
I would LOVE to win something of hers! :D

French Farmgirl said...

Love! I follow both of you. Thanks girls and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

Melaine Thompson said...

Sign me up! xoxo

Danielle Muller said...

thanks for the chance to win!

blessings,
danielle muller
daniellemuller.typepad.com
sngbrd1997{at}aol dot com

Danielle Muller said...

shared this on my FB page!

thanks again!

blessings,
danielle muller
daniellemuller.typepad.com
sngbrd1997{at}aol dot com

HCass said...

Jeanne is so talented and so sweet. I have purchased several things from her and it is such a treat to open her beautiful packages! I would love to own her camera bag, especially since I've had a brand new camera for over 3 months and no bag to put it in!

Ellie said...

Adorable bag!

pballard said...

I very seldom beg, but I love the bag.. Thanks so much for the chance. Merry Christmas to you! Enjoy your week..

pballard said...

Tweeted this giveaway as well! Thanks again.

pballard said...

Blogged as well. Thanks again..

Peppercorns said...

I love her bags! Thanks for a chance to win one.

dellerd said...

Would love to win a bag from Jeanne's line of clothing. I have followered her for quite sometime now. Such a lovely lady with a beautiful family.....thank you for the giveaway...

TheCrankyCrow said...

Your tree is wonderful Maria - even sans ornaments...love the shape!

And thank you for this amazing giveaway opportunity! I LOVE Jeanne's bags!!! (And if you saw what I use as a camera bag these days, you'd pick me as the winner...truly) ;o)

Have a great week!! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

TheCrankyCrow said...

I've also posted on my blog! Thanks again! Robin

dellerd said...

I am sharing you on Facebook.....thanks again...

Blessed Serendipity said...

She makes cute bags! I would love a chance to win one.

Danielle

Sammie said...

Darling bag! Would be perfect for our camera! :)

austin.sammie@yahoo.com

me & mine @ mylittlemaisie.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

I would love a chance to win this beautiful bag.Kathy W.

Kahra Gilley said...

Hi Marie! I love your blog and I would love to win one of Jeanne's Camera Bags!

Kahra
gilleyconcordrd@yahoo.com

Tasha Morgan said...

Thank you for the chance to win! I just adore your lovely posts and inspirations.

Tasha
tgm_1695 (at) yahoo (dot) com

primjillie said...

What a cute bag! I don't have a nice camera (yet) but would love it for my stitchery/knitting. I am anxious to see the rest of your decorating. You are such an inspiration (I know I say that every time, but it's true!). :-)

Jill Palumbo

DallyGirl @ Lifeat2810 said...

What a great giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity.

Anonymous said...

LOVE the bag...LOVE the ruffles...LOVE your blog! HOPE it's my lucky day!!! :o)
martilynn3@yahoo.com

Stuff and Nonsense said...

adore that camera bag!

alison

Stuff and Nonsense said...

post the giveaway on my fb page!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stuff-and-Nonsense/132962436768471

alison

Patty said...

would love to win this beautiful bag. thank you for the chance.

Stuff and Nonsense said...

posted on twitter!

alison

http://twitter.com/#!/mrsstuffandnon

DallyGirl @ Lifeat2810 said...

I shared on FB :)

Mariette's Back to Basics said...

Dearest Maria,

Lovely post and some cute items shown here! Wishing you a Merry Christmas and great family time.
Love to you,

Mariette

Laurie said...

I have eyed this camera bag many times. Love it. My camera would be so happy living in it :)

Jody.Kippels said...

Oh, what a lovely Christmas gift this would make!

catherine said...

The tree looks lovely as is.
I ordered that wonderful wreath for my father....he says it is beautiful!
charlcr(at)aol.com

rachal said...

I have been looking at that bag!! Would love to win.

R @ Rebecca's Roundup said...

Cool! Everything is so fun and trendy!
Rawtruegrit At hotmail d0t c0m

Pristine Cristine said...

How perfect your giveaway is! I am receiving my first fancy camera (a Nikon D5100) for Christmas and would love, love love to have a Jeanne Oliver camera bag to carry it in :-) How wonderful that would be!!
Thank you for the opportunity.
Cristine

Anonymous said...

I love her camera bag and would love a chance to win it! Thank you for the giveaway! Happy Holidays!


Marsha


marsha.kern@yahoo.com

Lisbeth T. Hansen said...

Happy holidays! I would love the Natalie Camera bag for
a present to myself!

A Home At Last said...

I bought a bag for me, but if I won this one.......I will be giving it to my friend Rhonda, who really would like one too!

Stacey@A Sort Of Fairytale said...

I adore Jeanne's bags and clothing, thank you for the opportunity to enter! Looking forward to seeing more of your lovely decorations!!

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

What a wonderful bag & giveaway - please count me in! :)

Cheers,
Jessie

Agnieszka said...

Love the bag!!!
Happy Holidays!

Sarah said...

Thanks for the lovely giveaway - your blog is endlessly GORGEOUS!! Merry Christmas to you and your family! ;-) xo

Paper Relics said...

I just was telling a friend that I really wanted this camera bag!

Britni said...

I adore the camera bag, I'd love to have it! And I utterly adore your blog as well, thank you for sharing!

Carrie said...

would love to win the bag...I have a good friend who is a photographer & I would love to give it to her

Carrie said...

I am posting this on my blog & just joined hers~

shabbyloft said...

I would love to have a bag like this. I am awaiting more photos please. Thanks, Stanna

shabbyloft@aol.com

Fresh Vanilla For C said...

Hi Maria~~~This would be perfect for the new camera!!
Happy Holidays!
~Cheryl

kim... said...

love love love the looks she has....

dtcappas said...

L O V E the camera bags from Jeanne Oliver!
Thanks for the chance to win one!

dtcappas said...

Added to Pinterest - the second Jeanne Oliver bag I have in my "products I love" board. I already had the Ellison camera bag pinned. Big fan of her work!
Thanks again!

Mary Beth said...

I have been coveting her camera bag for a long time...would love to win!

Mary Beth said...

Just pinned to my pinterest photography board.

Sarah said...

Hello

What a beautiful camera bag. It’s so gorgeous you’d want to use it as an everyday bag rather than just a camera bag. I would love a chance to win it.

The clothes are beautiful as well, especially the Audrey French Tunic.

I love your blog. I’m a new blogger (hmmm like I just started my blog yesterday) but I have been reading your blog for the last month or so. It’s very calming and beautiful.

Your Christmas tree is beautiful as well.

Have a good day.

Sarah

Angie D in Ohio said...

What a lovely bag... Happy Holidays!

Anonymous said...

Awesome bag....oh and my new camera would look so good in there...
Trish

Roberta said...

Love this camera bag because it doesn't look like a camera bag. I'm also a BIG messenger bag fan and this one is perfect. Thanks for the giveaway ;} Happy Holidays!
rlphilbr13@aol.com

Roberta said...

Just pinned this giveaway ;}
http://pinterest.com/robertap/
rlphilbr13@aol.com

Roberta said...

Just shared this giveaway on facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#!/profile.php?id=1222723325
rlphilbr13@aol.com

Kari said...

Please enter me, I love her camera bags... actually everything she does! ;-)

Kari
reeseandmarie.blogspot.com

Courtney {Honeycomb Creative Co.} said...

I have been longing for this camera bag! It's so gorgeous! It'd go great with my new camera rebel under the tree : ) Thanks for the chance!
Courtney

martinealison said...

Que du bonheur...
Merci et joyeuses fêtes à vous et tous les vôtres...
Gros bisous

Leslie said...

Love the bags!

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

Love those ruffles!

About Vintage French Hen said...

Oh I would love to win! I just visited Jeanne Oliver's blog earlier today for the holiday housewalk over at Jennifer Rizzo's. Love her work, that would be a real treat to win!
Marcia

About Vintage French Hen said...

Just shared it on Facebook! Marcia

About Vintage French Hen said...

Just tweeted! Marcia

Anonymous said...

Very pretty bag! Thanks!

Tricia @ Vintage No. 35 said...

Love the giveaway! So cute!

Julia said...

I LOVE that bag...and everything else, of course! Jeanne's things are lovely. Thanks for the chance to win!

~Julia

All Seasons said...

Good morning dear Maria,

I love that bag, so wonderful and so sweet with the flower on it. Great!!
I cross my fingers to win...

I love the wreathe what you have make, have you make it yourself?

Have a good day, enjoy

Hugs,
Patricia

my cocokid said...

Oh, I would love to get that lovely giveaway!!!
Merry Christmas!

Warmly
Barbara

Vicki Cotnoir said...

How Generous! Such a perfect bag!

Thank you
Vicki

JunqueMagnet said...

So lovely. Thanks for sharing.

Lolo @ The Adventures of Stig and Lolo said...

I cant get enough of Jeanne's work. Gorgeous gorgeous!! Thank you to the both of you amazing girls :)

Happy Holidays my dear....
XOX

ps - the whole household adores our sweet lil grainsack stockings! We will treasure them for years to come...xox

Jack said...

LOVE her stuff! Merry Christmas!

Anonymous said...

I would love to win the camera bad...hope I am not too late to enter. Love your blog Maria...saw you on Nate...a while back. Mickey in PA. cybulski1@windstream.net

Hillcrest Acres said...

Would love to win this camera bag.

Happy Holidays!

thepaperroSe said...

omg! how I love this bag!!!!! would love to have it!!

Rhonda @ Restored~Home said...

Dear Santa
Have camera .....need bag! Desperately!
BTW, I have been pretty good this year....just sayin'.
Merry Christmas Y'all!

bskthound1 said...

love the natalie camera bag!

Gee said...

Dying to win it!

Gee said...

tweeted!

https://twitter.com/#!/hehehe2/status/149333751170732033

Gee said...

shared on facebook

https://www.facebook.com/hehehetwo/posts/329884350373948

Shutterfly Adict said...

Thank you so much for sharing this amazing bag. if i don't win i'm definatly going to purchase one.

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

Jeanne is so talented, I love her beautiful bags. I also love that she has started a children's line with her beautiful daughter as the model.

~Shanon

Debra said...

What a gorgeous bag. Maybe if I carry this around the hubs will get the hint!

Debra said...

I shared on facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=305268002846436&id=1392606405

Debra said...

i tweeted here: https://twitter.com/#!/Lealee33/status/149579315267383296

Debra said...

I pinned it here: http://pinterest.com/pin/275986283384475466/

derry said...

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Kellie said...

I would love one of everything on her site!

Jeanie said...

The Natalie camera bag is gorgeous!
Thanks for the chance to win.

Jean said...

The camera bag is beautiful! Thanks for the wonderful giveaway and for sharing your blog with us.

Jean said...

I also shared this on facebook.

Anonymous said...

I love these bags. I would love to give one to a friend of mine who is a Stay At Home Mom and started a photography business. She is wonderful.She is so good with kids.
PS. Your pics are beautiful as usual. I kinda like the tree bare ;)
jamier76@gmail.com

Attic Charm said...

I don't know which is more beautiful, Jeanne's gorgeous products, or her stunning photos of the items...her latest camera bag is just perfection, would love to have one!

Lara said...

that camera bag is a dream! I would love to carry that - I would love to carry any of her bags - so so lovely!
Lara

Anonymous said...

Very cute bags! Would love one!
Jen
jenellendesign@hotmail.com

LindaSonia said...

Lovely bag - thanks for a chance to win it!!

Connie (aka LOU) said...

Very generous giveaway. Sign me up please.
Thanks!

Kristin Haley said...

Love those bags! ~kristin haley

Sarah said...

What a fabulous bag! thank you and Merry Christmas to you and your family Maria! ;-) xo

SueBee said...

I just bought myself a new fancy camera and I need a new fancy bag!!

SueBee said...

posted on my blog!!

SueBee said...

And posted on my facebook!!
You have to play to win is my motto!!
Merry Christmas to you!!

Curious Details said...

So unique..I love it!

amiracle4us said...

What awondetful giveaway!! Merry Christmas!

Amy said...

I love Jeanne's designs. I have one of her purses and absolutely love it! I would love to get the camera bag,too.

Deb said...

What a gorgeous camera bag! My Nikon would be very happy :-)
Thank you for this lovely giveaway.
Merry Christmas ♥

Katie said...

I have been wanting one of her camera bags!! Hopefully luck is on my side :) Hope you have a very Merry Christmas, Maria!

Faded Charm said...

I'm finally getting a new camera for Christmas and this bag would be so perfect:-)

Thanks forthe chance to win and have a Merry Christmas!

xoxo
Kathleen

Stink Bone Jones said...

So beautiful! Love the camera bag very much.

Meggan of Lila Grace said...

What an awesome giveaway! I would love to win this!

OpenFields said...

What a beautiful bag! I have a friend who was dreaming about one of these but I know she would never buy it for herself! I would love to give her one.

Elyse said...

fingers crossed!

thank you maria and jeanne for this fun giveaway!

xo
elyse

annette said...

Beautiful! Here's hoping I'm the lucky lady to have this as my own.

lynn said...

always wanna have that camera bag! thank you!

Laurie said...

Love, love, love your blog! Your photography is amazing and the camera bag is absolutely gorgeous. Would love the chance to win one. Merry Christmas.

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Lana said...

Hi,
I would love to win the camera bag.

cathy said...

Love Jeanne's camera bag :) thanks for hosting such a generous giveaway...and Merry Christmas!

Mary said...

Love the bag! Thanks for a chance to win it!!

Anonymous said...

Happy Holidays!

karenS. said...

i love your blog and would love to win this bag. I enjoyed her website too. Karen S.
ps fingers crossed.
pps Happy Holidays!

Anonymous said...

I completely love this bag.
clpwork@hotmail.com

Patti said...

Oh her stuff is so cute and clever---would LOVE to win!

Shooting Stars Mag said...

this is too cute. would be great for my sister in law.

lauren51990 at aol dot com

Anonymous said...

Love, love, love the camera bag and would especially love to win it on my birthday Dec. 28th. I have also posted this on my Facebook page. Your blog is one of my favorites!!
Tamela
jmoore1@mindspring.com

Loui♥ said...

just perfectly feminine!
Perfect for ME!!!
Warmest Christmas hugs..
Loui♥

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

I'd love to win this one Maria!

Hugs,
Judy

ccwholmes said...

Jeanne's line is perfection! I love the relaxed look of the fabric with the tiered ruffles. A beautiful camera bag would icing on the cake for this year! Thank you for this giveaway. Merry Christmas to you!

Rechelle said...

Love this bag- really enjoyed window shopping the dresses on her shop-

blueeyedgardener said...

Yay!! I am not sure how I stumbled on your blog..but I love it here. so many great ideas! Oh and the messenger bag..and the dresses by Jeanne..are to DIE FOR!! I love her stuff :)

Kim said...

What a lovely camera bag. Hope I'm the lucky gal! Merry Christmas!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the chance to win the cute camera bag - with ruffles no less. My camera bag is not cute.

justine said...

In it to win it...so they say.....thanks so much for sharing such lovely things.. Justine.x

Meegan said...

Would love to win a bag by Jeanne!! It will be fun to have something to carry all my "gear" in. Merry Christmas!
meeganfast@yahoo.com

Mystica said...

Thank you for sharing a great giveaway!

mystica123athotmaildotcom

twojulies said...

Love, love this adorable camera bag! Thanks for the chance to win!

BeckyR said...

What a lovely bag! Happy Holidays and all the best to you in 2012.
Becky

blessedmom's simple home said...

What a wonderful giveaway. Sorry I missed it sooner. I haven't been online much with the busyness of Christmas and then I found myself pretty sick the week before Christmas. Not the time for mom's to get sick, is it? My family was wonderful though :) Anyway, thanks for hosting this :)
Blessings,
Marcia

Urban Farmgirl said...

Oh, how you would make 2011 end in such a happy way for me if I won!

THANK YOU for the opportunity!

Mary

danskfemme said...

Love her products! Thanks for sharing.

Jensen said...

This would make 2012 great!

Heaven's Walk said...

This would be SUCH a wonderful Christmas present for moi (!) this year! lol! I adore Jeanne's designs! Thanks for the generous giveaway, Maria! Hope you had a blessed Christmas! :)

xoxo laurie

CT said...

Just found your blog & LOVE it! You are very talented! Jeanne's clothing line is so cute & I adore the camera bag.
CT

Wandering No More said...

Awesome camera bag!

Jen said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE the bag!!! I came to your blog from ddzine blogspot and am so glad I did! It is beautiful! Thanks for the giveaway!

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