Saturday, September 25, 2010

A Rose Chic Friend!

Don't you just love receiving presents 
~just because~.
My heart fluffed up with delight when I opened this sweet package from Lorena, over at
she sent me the prettiest hand painted rose O,
it found a home in my Shabby pink kitchen...
 She also included a handmade rose clay magnet that looks so cute on my Shabby framed tin...
Ohhhh, I just love these pretty in pink clay rose magnets! 
A perfect way to dress up any note!
You can find these one of a kind clay roses in Lorena's Etsy Shop
Thank you sweet friend!
While we are in my kitchen lets have a bite of the tasty chocolate cake I whipped up this week!
I rarely take time to bake up cakes from scratch. I use the box mixes from the store.  However, I did spice up my cake mix!
Make it Fabulous for Less Tip~ When your box cake mix says to add water, leave a little room in the water part to add your favorite flavored creamer ( I just used a couple of teaspoons). For this chocolate cake I used my Caramel Cream Delight! Yummy!
 I crafted up these cute pink cupcake tags for my booth, (I coffee stain all my booth tags) the cupcakes came out so adorable i decided to keep one for myself and dress up my cake plate!
Well my sweet friends, I am off to cruise and see some more yummy pinks! Thank you to our lovely pink hostess Beverly,
for hosting Pink Saturday!
 Have a beautiful and blessed day!


  1. Good Morning Olivia,
    What a lovely initial gift and so pretty with the pink rose.
    Sweet cupcake tags too!


  2. Hi Olivia!

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. I would love to see what you come up with for your ceiling medallion. I'm following you now so I will check back often to see what you are up to.

    Your gifts were really wonderful. I also love ceramic roses. I have a friend who does them, Cindy at "Angel Heart Designs." She gave me a tutorial on how to do them. I haven't tried it yet, but hopefully soon!

    Have a terrific pink weekend!

    Olivia Paige

  3. Olivia,
    Beautiful things from Lorena!! she is so talented , isn't she??
    That cake looks scrumptious! And I love your tags!! Coffee stain , instead of tea stain! Great idea!!


  4. Dear Olivia: Thanks for sharing your lovely pink gifts. Beautiful! Surprises are divine! Let them Eat Cake! Happy Pink Saturday.

  5. Lorena is in my eBay group and I've known her for about 4 years now and just love her and her art. I have much of her art around my home. Just beautiful and a sweet and giving person.

  6. Hello Miss Olivia~

    First...Lorena is a sweetheart and she is FULL of grace and TALENT! Thank you for showing us all your pretties from her!

    Now...that cupcake tag is 2die4. You are one talented girly girl and I'm tellin' you the vision you have in your head is going to take you to amazing places.

    Love to you~


  7. Hello Olivia, You recived some fantastic gifts in the mail! And the cake look's delicious also. Thanks for sharing. Have a great Saturday....Julian

  8. What a beautiful post, Happy Pink Saturday, I'm so pleased you could stop by, have a fun filled Pink weekend! Marilou

  9. Oh what wonderful gifts you received, your pinks are so pretty. Thanks for sharing them! Happy Pink Saturday... Blessings~~~ Daphne

  10. Olivia , a better person could not be chosen to receive Lorenna's gift. How pretty the sign and roses are!! That chocolate cake looks scrumptious!!

  11. What a lovely place to spend some time. Thank you. We use coffemate-Hazelnut and I bet that would taste good in a mix. Do you use liquid or dry? Happy Pink Saturday.

  12. That is a lovely gift from Lorena and she is talented as well as very sweet!
    Could you send me some of that chocolate cake!
    deb :)

  13. love the last photo with the pink shutters and lovely plates....and that chocolate cake....yum!

  14. Olivia, your pinks are just dreamy! Love your cupcake tags and I too was the recipient of some of sweet Lorena's gifts. She is a precious lady! Thank you for your pretty share and Happy Pink Saturday to you.


  15. Hi, Happy Pink Saturday!
    love your post, Lorena makes the prettiest things.
    Shirls Rose Cottage

  16. Wish I could see your Booths, mine is still a work in progress,but it will get there, thanks for stopping by.
    have a great wkend

    marian elizabeth

  17. Hello Olivia thanks for tip with cake mix the clay magnets always handy..

  18. Oh the cake looks delish!

    Love your pinks!

    Happy Belated Pink Saturday!
    Maggie Mae @
    "Do these shoes match this purse?"

  19. Hey Sweet Cheeks!!
    I wanted to give you the link to this blog I stumbled on:

    She has the most beautiful rose pumpkins!! I thought about you and your beautiful pumpkins. If you don't know about this blog you might want to check it out~~

  20. Hi Olivia!
    What awesome post! Thanks so much for showcases the *O* you received. I LOVE being able to brighten another bloggers day! I am loving your blog sweets!


Hello Friend! Thank you so much for stopping by! I love to hear your thoughts! Hugs, Olivia

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