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{nifty thrifty sunday #83 & review}

Welcome to this week’s {nifty thrifty sunday}!

How is your weekend going?
We’re busy celebrating my hubby’s Birthday and are just relaxing to fill up the batteries for another week of work. ;)

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Today I want to introduce you to an absolutely cute etsy shop. Esther from Happy in Red is a fellow European Blogger from the Netherlands and has some mad skills when it comes to crocheting and sewing!

It was love at first sight between the pleated bag and I . Well, at least from my part. I left a comment on Esther’s blog, telling her how much I loved the bag and asked if she was willing to sell one to me. After a few emails back and forth, we decided on a trade. A beautiful handmade bag for me and some German chocolate & candy for Esther. Sounded like a pretty good deal to me! ;)

The bag arrived at my doorstep wrapped in a cute package and a personal note:

I just love everything about this bag — the fabric (inside & out), all the little details and pleats.

I’ve been carrying this bag around to work and out & about and have gotten all sorts of compliments for it. What makes it even more special to me, is the fact that I am the only one in Germany owning this beauty. ;)

Here are some of the beautiful items in the store:

     

     

    

Happy in Red is offering free worldwide shipping on all crochet items!

Use “HAPPYHOLIDAYS2012″ at checkout to use the discount.
Offer is good through December 31st!
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Here are some of my favorites from last week’s {nifty thrifty sunday}:

{1} A Pumpkin & a Princess: Easy Salted Caramel Turtles

{2} Domesticity and Doctrine: Pretty DIY Face Powder

 

{3} Miss Lovie: Fall Scarves

{4} Little Inspiration: Pumpkin Cinnamon Smoothie

 

{5} Brooklyn Berry Designs: DIY Yellow Toaster

{6} Dukes & Duchesses: Mini Monogrammed Butter Pats

 

If you were featured today, feel free to grab a button!!

 

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Thank you all so much for linking up!

Party guidelines:

  1. I would love for you to become a subscriber to {nifty thrifty things}.
  2. Link up anything you’ve created.  ..crafty, DIY, recipe, before and after, decorating, anything creative.. Please no etsy shops and giveaways.
  3. Link to the specific post, not your main blog.
  4. Please grab the {nifty thrifty sunday} button and link back to me somewhere on your blog.
  5. Please check out the link before you and leave some comment love. :)
  6. Have fun!




 

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75 Kommentare

  • Antworten
    Nicole
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 01:37

    Thanks a bunch for hosting the party! I love those bags from Happy In Red, very lovely. Have a beautiful week :)

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    Angie
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 01:51

    Thanks for the feature, Vanessa! You’re the best! :)

    Love the bags!!

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    Danni Baird
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 01:54

    Thank you for hosting Vanessa! Happy in Red makes some awesome stuff!

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    Taryn @ Design, Dining + Diapers
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 01:55

    Thanks for hosting Vanessa!!!

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    marissa
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 02:13

    Those butter pats are SO cute I definitely need to try that. thanks for the party

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    Crystal
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 02:22

    Thanks for featuring my candy! I hope you’re having a great weekend!

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      Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}
      Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 21:59

      You are so welcome, Crystal! I just love your recipes! :)
      I hope you’re having a great remaining weekend as well!
      xo! Vanessa

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    GlamorousMommy
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 02:53

    Thanks so much for hosting! Have a lovely day ;)

    -Fotini

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    Diana Rambles
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 03:11

    Thanks for the party! I hope you visit my blog and see my new look!

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    Kathy Moody
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 03:19

    Thank you so much for hosting! :)

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    Christine
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 03:37

    Thanks so much for the party Vanessa!!

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    Randi-Dukes and Duchesses
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 03:45

    Thanks so much for featuring my butter pats, Vanessa!

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    Tuula
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 04:04

    Those bags are so cute! Thanks so much for hosting the party!

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    Ana Lopes
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 04:12

    Linking up again this week — thanks for hosting!
    Have a wonderful week!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft
    http://www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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    Janet
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 05:20

    Thanks for Hosting Vanessa. I love the bags.

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    Ami Allison
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 06:46

    What a GORGEOUS bag! I love the colors! Thanks for hosting, Vanessa! :)

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    Veronica
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 07:32

    In love with that bag!! Thanks for hosting Vanessa, enjoy the rest of your weekend!!

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      Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}
      Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 22:06

      Thank you so much for stopping by, Veronica! :)
      How have you been?
      I hope you’ll have a wonderful remaining weekend as well!
      xo! Vanessa

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    Tani@Tagana Rose
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 10:09

    Gorgeous bag Vanessa!! Don’t you just love one-of-a-kind items?? As always, thanks so much for hosting another wonderful party.….….hope you have a wonderful weekend!!!

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      Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}
      Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 22:08

      Ooh, definitely! :) Thank you so much for partying with us, Tani! :)
      I hope your weekend as wonderful as well!
      xo! Vanessa

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    Elisabeth Andrée
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 11:44

    Hello Vanessa,
    Happy birthday to your husband! Nice post about Esther’s beautiful creations, your bag is a good choice!

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    Cindy B.
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 14:40

    Hi Vanessa, thanks for hosting :)

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    Ashley
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 15:26

    Thanks for hosting Vanessa!

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    Leslie
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 15:56

    Hey Vanessa! Happy In Red looks so cute! Thank you for hosting each week!

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    Mindy
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 17:10

    Oh my gosh, I LOVE your new bag!!!

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    'me'
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 20:05

    happy in red ’ makes beautiful stuff and has a nice blog ! i like to visit her! blog !

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    ARod
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 20:08

    thanks for hosting Vanessa have a great week

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    Carrie@ My Favorite Finds
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 21:28

    Hi, Vanessa. Thanks for hosting! Have an awesome week. And, I agree. That bag is super cute!

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    Christie - Food Done Light
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 22:36

    Thanks for hosting. Happy to link up again

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    Wanda Ann
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 22:51

    Hi Vanessa, Thank you for hosting this party. I Love your bag, what fun material and colors!
    Wanda Ann

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    Tanya
    Sonntag, der 11. November 2012 at 23:43

    Thank you so much for hosting! I love that bright floral bag from Happy In Red :)

    xoxo, Tanya
    twelveOeight

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    Moni ~ Zu Haus at Home
    Montag, der 12. November 2012 at 00:40

    Thanks for hosting such a great party…have a wonderful week!

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      Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}
      Montag, der 12. November 2012 at 18:57

      Wie schön Dich hier zu haben, Moni! :)
      From you name and blog name, I take it you’re German? Do you live in Germany?
      Have a wonderful week as well!
      xo! Vanessa

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    Lisa
    Montag, der 12. November 2012 at 02:19

    This was my first time linking up — thanks for having me

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    Kathryn Griffin
    Montag, der 12. November 2012 at 04:15

    Thank you for hosting! Wishing you a beautiful week. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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    Melly Schug
    Montag, der 12. November 2012 at 05:32

    Oh! the bag was my favorite here I love the color and it’s just perfect for my taste.

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    Erika
    Montag, der 12. November 2012 at 06:40

    Thank you for featuring my DIY face powder!

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    Moni ~ Zu Haus at Home
    Montag, der 12. November 2012 at 20:04

    Vanessa, thank you so much for leaving a sweet note.…I grew up in northern Germany (still miss the pretty countryside and good food) Our home is in Texas — I just started blogging and really enjoy it. Vielen Dank und auf Wiedersehen!

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    Tirabaralla
    Montag, der 12. November 2012 at 21:48

    Thank you for the party! Imma browse some pretty links :)

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    Joy@aVintageGreen
    Dienstag, der 13. November 2012 at 00:50

    Hi Vanessa, thanks for hosting. A pleasure to join in. Huge party this week !
    Joy

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    Beth @ Aunt B's Kitchen
    Dienstag, der 13. November 2012 at 10:55

    Thank you for hosting. Great features this week. I especially like the fall scarves. I’m looking forward to checking out the links.

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