And the award goes to…

Saturday, January 31, 2009

I recently had the great honor of being tagged by the world renowned Mothersvea with two very prestigious awards, the ‘Your Blog is Fabulous’ award and the ‘Nice Blog Award’. I have to tell you that they’re my first ever Blogworld awards (I stole ‘Blogworld’ from my friend Sam… thank you Sam, bet you didn’t know I was a thief?) and I have to fight all my urges to make an acceptance speech. Have you ever given an acceptance speech? I won a small contest a few years ago and had to give a speech… such scary fun! But that’s for another day, what I have to do now is ‘pay it forward’ by awarding both of these to ten of my favorite blogs:

Nice Blog Award Rules: 1.) Recipients of the award are asked to link to the nice person that gave them the award (Mothersvea). 2.) Link to as many other blogs as they want to give the award to and write a motivation for the person. 3.) Must also make sure that they let the bloggers who won know about the award.

Fabulous Blog Award Rules: 1.) Put logo on your blog or post (I broke this rule, please visit Mothersvea for official logo). 2.) Nominate 10 blogs which you think are fabulous. 3.) Be sure to link to your nominees within your post. 4.) Let them know that they have received this award by commenting on their blog. 5.) Share the love and link to this post and to the person from whom you received your award.

I happily tag (in alphabetical order):
*opening pretend envelope*

The Asherette, remarkable artwork tied in with a captivating style of writing.

La Canción de Prévert, great music source. Whenever I see that there’s a new post my heart skips at what awesome song it might be?

Certain Creatrues, if you love to make things or would love to make things you must visit! Inspiring craftster.

Chloé Van Paris, I rarely use the word ‘cool’ to describe things but it really sums things up best here. Is cool hereditary I wonder?

Couture Carrie, stylish New Yorker helps us to keep up with the mode and introduces to the prettiest things.

Life with Maggie, a fantastic collection of women from the past. Visit and get lost in this charming world she’s created.

Matou en Peluche, incredible artist and fellow cat lover. Her gorgeous illustrations are timeless!

Michiko’s Things of Beauty, the title alone explains it all. Michiko has a great eye and ear for beautiful things! When you visit remember to press play on the video by her profile. It sets the mood.

Midnight Travels, fashionista with a knack for hair flip captures and great taste in film. A must visit!

Petite Fraise Handmade, gifted artist who creates the most incredible sculptures and jewelry. I’m in awe at her ability to create such tiny works of art.

Thank you again dear Mothersvea!

(Elizabeth Taylor photo courtesy of My Vintage Vogue)


Sam said...

Well, first of all, any post that has the very sumptuous Liz Taylor as it's opening pic is a winner in my opinion! ...and then to find out I have been tagged!! Phew! Off to tag and link - thank you sweet Gabbi!

Couture Carrie said...

Thank you so much darling!!! I am so thrilled and honored - this is a beautiful award :)


Certain Creatures said...

Dear Gabbi!
Thank you so much for the two pretty awards! So exciting! they are my very first awards too!!!
Hope you have a lovely weekend!
til soon

michiko said...

Thank you very much Gabbi! I'm happy to receive my very first blog awards :)
Thanks also for giving such a great description about my blog!

Anonymous said...

thank you dearest Gabbi.

michiko said...

I tagged you back! :)

Merylu said...

Thank you Gabbi for the awards!!! You're very very nice, as always =)
So, soon you'll see your mushrooms earrings =) Let me know if you like them! Kisses!!! =)


Gabbi said...

~Gracias dear Sam :) Wasn't Liz gorgeous? Let's picture ourselves looking glam like that with our blog awards...xoxo

~Thank you CC, I'm a fan of your lovely blog. Hope your weekend is going well! :)

~Glad you like the awards dear Francesca! It's fun isn't it? Weekend is going nicely, hope yours is also!xoxo

~Thank you dearest Michiko, the description was easy to write. I love your blog and all the beautiful things you've collected in it. Thank you for tagging me back! :)

~Thank you dearest Asherette, have you read the description that Michiko put on her blog? It's a perfect description of yours!xoxo

~I can't wait to see them dear Mary :) I'm positive that I'm going to love them. Hope you're having a great weekend and thank you for the lovely comment!

Couture Carrie said...

Me again! Wanted to say thanks once more and let you know that I passed along the award today :)


Gabbi said...

~I love those new twisty styles you have posted dear CC, and thank you very much for mentioning me on your lovely blog!xoxo

billie said...

thank you so much gabbi, that's so very sweet of you! it's nice of you to be maggie enthusiastic ;)

Gabbi said...

~Thank you dear Billie, I'm a fan of anything related to the Maggie project :) Hope you're having a nice week!


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