02 August 2013

Fashion Friday-Winning A Dress

I would like to begin this post with a thank you to all of you who 

spend time preparing your blog, for sharing your lives, joys, talents, 

inspirations and dreams. Thank you to those who read my blog-the 

connections which I make with all of you add substance, interest 

and joy to mine!   


I follow a variety of blogs and this brings me to one of my favorite 

photography blogs: 



 Photo by: A Rural Journal


A Rural Journal - Nancy is the creator of this beautiful photographic

journey of her Rural life in Nebraska.  I encourage you to hop on 

over for a visit-you will leave a little happier-I promise. So, it was 

about a month ago Nancy had a giveaway...





I have never ever entered a giveaway before-but when I saw

this dress I was taken with it! I decided to enter Nancy's contest and 

let the chips fall where they may- Oh, I knew I would not be able to 

wear this darling dress- but I knew I had a daughter who would!  


                           
                                Dress From Shabby Apple


Whoo Hoo!! I won!  Yes, I won!  Honestly I really do not remember

ever winning a single thing in my life...


Well, the dress came in the mail just in time for our Destin Trip.  



The dress is such a beautiful color, so feminine and a perfect fit.




A big shout out to Nancy for hosting the contest and to Shabby 

Apple for such quality merchandise.  No reimbursement here-

just a big cart full of appreciation!




Jemma@athomewithjemma
Jemma@athomewithjemma

Jemma's home is a quiet spot nestled among the trees. You might find me writing, reading, or puttering in my Greenhouse, tweaking a recipe, crafting a wreath or loving on my grands. Always living with a grateful heart.

13 comments:

  1. She is gorgeous and the dress really is perfect for her! How sweet! And these dresses are all beautiful! Enjoy your afternoon!

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  2. I LOVE that dress, not only on your gorgeous daughter, but pretty much on anyone just because of the color. It lights up a room, just like your daughter's smile. Congratulations on winning the dress!

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  3. Oh Jemma.....Darling dress, darling daughter! The dress was PERFECT for her. What a doll.

    Thanks for all your visits and comments, Jemma. You are so right about blogging being a great way to enrich our lives.

    And thank you for YOUR blog, too!

    The photo with the kitty in Nebraska is truly charming. I'll visit her blog. Susan

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  4. That's awesome!! I had never won a giveaway until this past month, either.. I recieved a beautiful bunch of flower seeds and starter kit. So fun!
    I agree about all the blogs - lives, joys, talents, inspirations and dreams. They are a joy!

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  5. Congrats on your winning, and Nancy's blog is one of my favorite blogs too!

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  6. Gorgeous dress on gorgeous young lady. The baby is adorable too! Have a wonderful weekend, Jemma!

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  7. What a lovely 'win' that was for you and your beautiful daughter!

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  8. Dear Jemma, Congratulations! It is fun to win something and love it too! I am happy for your daughter. She looks lovely in the dress.
    Blessings dear. Catherine

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  9. Shabby Apple ought to have your daughter as a model for their company - she does the dress justice and vice versa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love it and I am so happy you won.
    Sandie

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  10. Hello Jemma :)
    Thanks for the tip...the photo is amazing. Congrats on winning the red dress- what fun! HAPPY August :)
    shawn

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  11. I love A Rural Journal also. I always feel so refreshed and renewed after visiting there. Like I've been home for a family visit...only without the stress. The dress looks just beautiful on your lovely daughter.

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