The Best Birthday Gift Ever and an Awesome Giveaway!

Happy Tuesday, amazing friends!! Who’s up for a fantastic GIVEAWAY?? This giveaway is open to my friends in the US and CANADA!!

But first, I want to share what made my birthday weekend one of the best ones ever!!

If you’ve followed me for a while, you may remember our beloved kitty, Holly:

She was my baby…total lapcat. She was the sweetest ever and lived to be 20 years old! Sadly, we had to say good-bye to her in March of 2017 and it broke my heart. I knew we would eventually have a kitty again, but I needed some time.

Well, that time has come!!

Meet my birthday babies:

Lyla and Lucy

Ya’ll, I am in LOVE! I never imagined I’d get two!

These sweet girls are Lucy and Lyla!

Lyla and Lucy

We found them at Hope for Life Rescue here in Virginia Beach. They are a free-roam, no-kill animal rescue shelter for cats and dogs that are funded only through donations. If you are local, please consider them for your next fur baby!

Lyla and Lucy

They are sisters and they are 8 weeks old. I just had to take them both!

kittens

My heart is so full and I swear, I may never get another thing done ever! All I want to do is love on them! I promise not to become the crazy cat lady that shares endless photos of her cats. (Maybe.)

Okay, now who’s ready for that fantastic GIVEAWAY??

For my birthday, I am giving YOU a chance to win an awesome Dixie Belle prize pack!

Dixie Belle Giveaway

All my favorite Dixie Belle essentials are included in this giveaway:

These Dixie Belle products retail for $115! The colors in this photo are just for the picture…you have the option to choose whatever two colors you like!

{This giveaway is not sponsored by Dixie Belle in any way.}

To enter to win, simply fill out the Rafflecopter below. This will allow me to pick the winner randomly after the contest is over. There are two free entries just for visiting and then a few simple follow-me tasks to earn more entries! (Available to U.S. and CANADA!! residents only.)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

You can enter once a day until the giveaway ends next Tuesday, September 24th at 12:00 am EST! Then one winner will be chosen randomly and notified via email. You will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner will be chosen. You must be 18 years or older to participate. Void where prohibited. Good luck!! 😀

And don’t forget, you get FREE SHIPPING on any order over $50 by using the code FREESHIP50 at checkout in my shop! There will be a place to enter the code before you complete your transaction!

Good thing I had a giveaway planned for today…that has bought me more time to cuddle my new cuties!!

I’ll be back on Thursday with this drawer front that came off of an old dresser:

 

UPDATE: See what became of this drawer front HERE now!

See ya then!!

XOXO,

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P.S.

If you missed what I did with these sweaters on Thursday…

Click HERE to see! 🙂

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Comments

  1. Thanks for the chance to win Dixie Belle stuff! Love your kitties! They’re so beautiful!

  2. Beautiful kitties! Just like a pretty distressed finish!

  3. Happy belated birthday! I love your blog and seeing all of your projects. It is incredibly kind of you to do a give away that gives one of your lucky readers a gift in honor of your birthday. I have only used milk paint on my furniture makeovers so far, and while I love it, I have to admit that I have been tempted to try the Dixie Belle line of chalk paints, but haven’t yet taken the plunge. If I were lucky enough to be your winner it would give the perfect excuse to try the product line and add a new set of pretty and useful supplies to my craft arsenal. Thanks for providing such great inspiration in each of your posts!

  4. Marie Pearson says

    Happy Birthday!!! I LOVE your blog – so endearing, full of fantastic instruction. and creativity. Your two birthday buddies are adorable; I’ve forgotten how precious kittens are since our tabby, Honeybell, is now 11 years old. Just a quick muse about her name. My daughter was VERY into Lord of the Rings at the time of her arrival, and to prevent one of the uniquely named characters from becoming a permanent member of our family in the form of our kitty, I handed my daughter a paint deck and suggested she peruse the buttery yellows, and thus, Honeybell received her name.

  5. Lucy and Lyla are truly gorgeous. I have 2 rescue dogs, been with me almost 14 years and almost 13 years now.
    May your kitties have long and healthy lives with you.

  6. Oh and Happy Birthday !!!!

  7. Connie Hoffman says

    Would love to win the raffle! Thanks for the opportunity! I always look forward to seeing your beautiful work. You are so talented!

  8. Deborah Hughes says

    I love your new kitties! I have a set of sisters, too. They are going on 16, and I hope I get to have them both for 20 years, too. I love all you do, you are very talented.

  9. Happy Birthday 🎉
    Enjoy your babies!

  10. ColleenB.~Tx. says

    Lucy & Lyla are adorable
    Thank You for this fantastic giveaway opportunity. I always wanted to try the Dixie Belle paint.
    Enjoy your day

  11. Happy Birthday

  12. I NEED to win this prize!! I love your new baby kittens, they are adorable!! What a couple of cuties! What a fantastic prize, and the beauty of it is I didn’t have to get another year older, you did!! LOL

  13. Happy birthday! Your new babies are just too pretty! I’m looking forward to seeing more photos of them as they grow plus they will make gorgeous models in your photos!!!

  14. I want to paint with Dixi Belles beautiful colors. And your Birthday gift are so sweet and adorable. I don’t mind if you turn into cat lady. I have 800 pictures of 2 cats, a rabbit and my sweet dog. I am not ashamed. I love them and they love me. Happy happy Birthday.

  15. Love all of your ideas! <3

  16. Sheila DelCharco says

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I’m more of a dog person myself but those kitties are ADORABLE! And they are grey so they match your home!

  17. Love your blog! I follow a few other blogs but your’s is my favorite. I don’t know how you come up with so many great projects but please keep doing what you are.

  18. Your kittens are so sweet!

  19. Deb Eastwood says

    Thank you for the opportunity to win Dixie Belle paint! I have just started using it and would love to get some of the items in the giveaway!

  20. Your new kittens are beautiful!!!! Enjoy!

  21. Your kitties are beautiful!! Congratulations!

  22. I love your emails! Recently started to finish furniture with chalk paint and your ideas are so inspiring. I am always curious what the end result will be. Thanks for such great tutorials.

  23. I just LOVE to see what you have transformed each week!! Thanks for giving me fresh inspiration:)

  24. Love your new Fur Babies! So sweet!

  25. Happy Birthday! I have been following your blog for several years. Reading about your latest makeover is the first thing I do every Tuesday and Thursday morning. I love the beauty, simplicity and variety of your projects. If I ever travel to Virginia Beach, visiting your booth is on my list of things to do. Enjoy your new little kittens. They are adorable.

  26. Christina in SW FL says

    Oh Christy, Lucy and Lyla are so adorable, congratulations!!! I am so glad you rescued them!! (I can’t get enough cute cat/kitten photos… just sayin’… keep photos coming. 🙂

  27. Kelly Howard says

    I enter every time and hope and pray to win! XOXO

  28. I enjoy your blog. Love all of your projects. You give me inspiration!

  29. So glad I came across your blog a couple of years ago. LOVE your projects! And oh my, your kitties are adorable! Happy belated birthday!

  30. Patricia Davis says

    omg, those kitties are too cute. please put me in for the give away and thank you

  31. These two fur babies are just too cute!!!! Congratulations on being a new mom !

  32. Happy birthday! Kittens are always the perfect gift. Thank you for the giveaway. I’m not usually lucky with winning but maybe if I mention my Great Aunt Marian it will bring me luck. She won everything she entered.

  33. I haven’t tried chalk paint yet. Thank you for this opportunity to win an awesome selection of paint and accessories 🙂

  34. Happy Birthday and congrats on your new fur babies! I have 4 kitties I rescued from shelters too. I also got them in pairs. How can you not? Yours are adorable. They have each other to keep them busy when you can’t! Two is always better then one. I love to watch them snuggle and play with each other. Thanks for the chance for the giveaway!

  35. Patricia Wilson says

    I love everything that you do and your style “speaks” to me. I wish that I didn’t live in an apartment that I can’t do this type of thing anymore. I did recently make a lamp out of a wine bottle using crackle paint and painting a bunch of grapes on it. Came out good. I love your birthday present. I always rescue and my most recent is Rascal George, a tiger cat. I love him dearly.

  36. Those kittens are adorable!, I wish you many Happy Birthdays with them. We have birthdays in common. Mine is on Friday. Great people are born in September! What a birthday gift this give away would be! Thank you for the opportunity. Happy Birthday!🎈

  37. Happy Birthday, Christy and thanks for the giveaway. Sweet kitty babies.

  38. I’ve never tried milk paint out of fear I would mess something up…. To be able to use your tried and true products would be amazing! Love the work you do!! You are truly one of the best bloggers online!!

  39. Congratulations on Lucy and Lyla, they are precious.
    I love your blog and share your love of recycling furniture.

  40. Ann Stephens says

    I just love your sweet little birthday gifts!! Happy belated birthday!
    Also, what a great giveaway! Thank-you!!

  41. Jan Gommeringer says

    Happy Birthday, Christy!

    Lucy and Lyla are sooooo stinkin CUTE! Congrats on your furry birthday present and kudos to you for rescuing these sweet girls!

  42. Christy Rowan says

    PLease post lots of photos of your sweet baby kitties. They are adorable.

  43. Rhonda copeland says

    I love your post and look forward to it each week. You are so creative and inspiring. Just completed a basket that I painted after seeing one you redid—it turned out great😁

  44. Hi Christy,
    You’re my ‘one and only’ blogger that I follow. You are real, super-helpful, and an amazing diyer. The first time I came across your site, I was so impressed by your skills and your down to earth personality. I had a very important question I needed an answer to about my own diy project. You answered with a perfect suggestion AND within 1 day, and I’ve been hooked ever since.

  45. Susie Wilcox says

    Oh, I would love to win this. Just finishing up my first ever bottle of chalk paint. Ready to tackle more projects, but need more paint and supplies! Your prices are amazing in your ETSY shop. I will return, for sure.

  46. Love, Love, Love your blog and what you do.

  47. I think I’m going to try these sweater pump inks today. So cute 🌻

  48. Can’t wait to see what you do with those drawer fronts! I know it will be beautiful.

  49. Your makeovers are always helpful and inspirational! Thanks for the chance to try some of the products you use.

  50. Happy Birthday!!! Your new babies are beautiful.

  51. I love to see all your posts to see what you do with all your thrift finds!😍

  52. The kittens are adorable! And I love the names!

  53. This is a great way to discover products. Thanks for the chance.

  54. I love Dixie Bell products! I’m so glad you sell them now so i can get them from you!

  55. Happy Birthday! What an amazing gift! Such sweet faces…don’t worry about posting too many pictures…

  56. Thank you for the birthday opportunity!! haha
    Love on those kitties, they are so cute!!

  57. Cheers to all the crazy cat ladies out there. Your birthday babies are seriously adorable and I absolutely love that you kept the sisters together. I hope you had a very happy birthday, Christy!

  58. Your new kitties are adorable, and they’ll always have each other for company when–for some strange reason–you are busy with some other, less important task than stroking kitties.

  59. Love the kitties!

  60. What a perfect birthday gift I’m so envious.
    Happy birthday.

  61. Happy birthday! The kitties are adorable.❤❤❤ Thank you for sharing your birthday by doing a give away.

  62. Those kittens are adorns! Happy birthday!!

  63. Love your blog! I read it every week. Made a couple of your pumpkins this week though I will say I love the wood grain look on the drawer you’re working on for next week. Almost too pretty to paint:)

  64. Michele D Branham says

    Happy Birthday!🎂Your new kittens are adorable! Thanks so much for the awesome Giveaway.

  65. the kittens are too cute! happy belated birthday n thanks for the giveaway.

  66. Amy Dusseault says

    I am jealous of your Kitties!

  67. Thanks for the giveaway.

    Sheila

  68. Happy Birthday! Love your new fur babies they are adorable! Thanks for the great giveaway!

  69. Happy Birthday and the kitties are soooo cute! Thank you for offering up this giveaway.

  70. Happy Birthday!!!

    Lucy and Lyla are gorgeous! What a wonderful birthday present and how special for you to go to a shelter. The kitty we have now was going to be taken to a shelter (long story), but we said oh no, she is ours. We just adore that little girl. Enjoy your two beautiful girls. I know exactly what you mean by just wanted to hold them and play with them all day. Unfortunately, we have to work. However, at least they have each other. Again, happy belated birthday.

  71. Love your new additions to your family! Very cute Fur Babies!

  72. I have followed you for a while now and totally enjoy your postings!

  73. Michelle Phillips says

    Mighty adorable birthday gift ❣️

  74. I love your new kitties they are so cute!

  75. freidia Martindale says

    Good Morning Christy,
    Love your beautiful new babies!
    Question for you… Can I use the clear top coat from Dixie on your chalk paint recipe?
    Thank you!

  76. Awww Christy they are sweet !! I love that you got sisters. We have a pair of sisters and they get along so well. We also have a 4-some who’s mama was killed when they were wee lil kitties. We took them to the vet, brought them inside, bottle fed them and love them to bits. We still call them kittens although at one year they are bigger than the original sisters. If you use a beauty blender put it someplace safe, one of the “kittens” (a male) loves to carry it around….”this is why we can’t have nice things” is my mantra these days. Lol. Blessings w your birthday babies ! 😻

  77. BOBBI G MABB says

    Happy Birthday!

  78. Kitties = Love

  79. Moriah Cameron says

    Happy birthday!!! Your kittens are adorable ❤️ Thanks for the great giveaway 😀

  80. sherry Darlington says

    We just rescued a very pregnant mama kitty. She presented us with 7 little ones. Mama had major problems & wound up at the hospital for a few days. We bottle fed all 7 littles. Happy ending…all babies went to loving homes & mama lives with us.Have fun!

  81. Lilly Thomas says

    Have the happiest of Birthdays!! Love your kitties <3 I rescued one and a dog and they are very, very loved. Nothing like rescuing a pet and giving them a home. So sweet!!

  82. Thanks so much for the giveaway Christy! Happy Birthday! Those kittens are so cute and fluffy!

  83. Rebecca English says

    Totally in awe of your diy on these baskets. Love em!!!

  84. Do I detect a pet menagerie happening? Lol. They are cute, indeed. Happy B-day and many happy returns.

  85. Carol Prince says

    I entered! Crossing my fingers!

  86. Your two little sister kitties are adorable!

  87. Jessica Nash says

    I love your new kitties, Christy! So sweet! Was Holly a Tortoiseshell? I had one named Zelda who also lived to be 20 years old! She was feisty but sweet!
    Have fun with Lucy and Lyla!

  88. Your fur babies are adorable! Thanks for the chance to win your goodies!

  89. Ellen Costello says

    Christy your kittens are cute and they look great with your home color palette! I get so many great ideas from your blog!

  90. Happy Birthday Christy! Love your new babies, adorable!

  91. dianne anderson says

    Thanks for the great giveaway! I really want to try Dixie Belle Paint and maybe now I will! I look forward to your projects every week, keep them coming.

  92. Love your ideas, your photos and your kitties!!!

  93. Awww, what cuties. I know the heartache…I just lost my kitty. Funny how everyone keeps trying to give me a kitten…can I mourn mine for awhile, please? Yours look so sweet! I bet they bring you lots of fun and love. What a great birthday present! 😊
    Happy birthday and thanks for the chance to win the giveaway.
    Hugs, Cecilia

  94. sharon austin says

    Ooooh, I saw them on Instagram last night, they’re so cute! But Lyla seems a little lazy, or bored? lol….. I had a cat very similar looking to Holly!!

  95. Happy birthday!

  96. Angelina Taylor says

    happy belated Birthday!!! your kitties are adorable! thanks for giving me an opputunity to win this great prize

  97. I love your new kittens and their names! I have a black cat we call Coco who is 11 years old and very much adored! ❤️

  98. What a fun contest – I have enjoyed seeing all your thrifted before and after projects! You have an eye for making things new again!

  99. Love your new kitties…I love cats but unfortunately, I’m allergic to them. Would love to win the Dixie Bell paints. I love redoing old furniture.

  100. I’ve been wanting to try this paint! BTW, I’m currently in the process of making your sweater pumpkins. They are so fun to make!

  101. Happy Birthday! Looking forward to seeing more pictures of your beautiful kittens.

  102. Teresa Freenan says

    Your new babies are beautiful! Happy, Happiest of birthdays! I grew up in Virginia Beach and o miss home and family so much! It’s fun to know you are there…even though that probably sounds silly 🥴 my husbands job has taken us many, many places…in our 39 years of marriage we have moved 15 times and are currently in TN so it just is nice to have a home connection. Thanks for all the beautiful project ideas! 💕

  103. What a wonderful surprise. Thank you for gifting. Congratulations on your new kitties. Cindy

  104. I love all of your work I’ve been following you for years now and you’re such an inspiration! I just made me a whole bunch of your pumpkins to take to the craft show with me, love dixie belle paint and prima transfers too!

  105. Happy Birthday and your new fur babies are adorable! I love kitties! Your Holly was beautiful!!!

  106. What a fabulous birthday gift! Love Dixie Belle products! Thanks for the GREAT giveaway!

  107. Cynthia Becker says

    Happy Birthday! And thank you for your blog, you always give me ideas! I have a garage full to do and I was getting overwhelmed. Your cross off’s are a great way for me to go from plan to do!

  108. Laurie Cordeniz says

    Happy Birthday Christy. You will absolutely looooove having two kittens, They will keep each other company, play together and bring you double the joy! Thanks for the chance to enter your giveaway! Enjoy your day!

  109. What a fun idea for a birthday giveaway. I love your blog. You are so creative with your remakes, and photo styling. I have never used chalk paint yet, but would love to give it a try.

  110. Happy Birthday!

  111. I’m glad you had an amazing birthday! Take the day and cuddle! And a giveaway…yay! But I can’t wait to see what you dig from your next stack of goodies!

  112. Julie Squillante says

    So happy for you and the kitties!! I have 3 cats so I understand.

  113. Aww Lucy and Lyla are such cuties! Happy Birthday to you!!

  114. Happy Birthday Dear…and love those kittens!!!!!

  115. Happy Birthday! Your kitty babies are adorable! I recently got a kitty baby after losing my sweet Jasper. Our new baby is Finley & we LOVE him! Thanks for the awesome contest!

  116. Oh, they are adorable! And thanks for the giveaway!

  117. Happy Birthday! They are sooooo adorable😻😻

  118. This contest is amazing! Thank you for doing this.

  119. Love my application sponge – my new favorite way to apply finish – thanks to your demo video!
    I hope I win this 🤞🏻🤞🏻

  120. Mary MacLean says

    Happiest of Birthdays! 🎉 Your kittens are adorable and I 💙Dixie Belle paints!

  121. Thanks for your very informative posts! You are always so thorough in providing sources- thank you. I use Dixie Belle paint and love it too!!

  122. Cecilia from Georgia says

    Your family is growing!! The kittens are so cute and match your colors in your house!! Tie a aqua bow on them and you can use them in your staging pictures! Thanks for the give-a-way!! XOXO

  123. Happy birthday and congrats on your new additions!! 😘

  124. Happy Birthday! What beautiful whiskered angels. I too rescued my family additions (canine) and love them to death! I found an app that (supposedly) donates to a shelter of your choice when you login and walk your dog. Walk for a Dog, tracks the distance you walk, records your avg MPH, time walking and shows a map of your walk and it’s free.
    Enjoy those two cherubs!

  125. Rebecca - Knoxville, TN says

    Happy Birthday to you! Those babies are So sweet. Wonderful that you got two. I’m sure they’ll entertain you with chasing, pouncing and playing with each other for many, many hours. Priceless enrichment and good for the soul.

  126. I can see why your birthday was so great! They are just the cutest! I too am a cat person but don’t currently have one. 😫

  127. Happy birthday! Those kitties are precious! ♥️

  128. Janet H Salmon says

    These sweet babies are purrfect!!

  129. Cindy Harter says

    Awesome projects! Love your blog!

  130. I love your kitties! They will look beautiful in your future pictures! I imagine you will repurpose an end table or something into an amazing sleep throne for them.

  131. Love these kitties!!!

  132. Cheryl Atkinson says

    Happy Birthday sweet Lady. Your birthday present are the cutest little things. I hope you had a great day. What a giveaway!!! Wow. I need to win this one, now. Here we go. Cannot wait for your next tutorial.

  133. Carole Larsen says

    I don’t need more supplies, trying to downsize because I am getting too old to keep this up. I just want to wish you a very happy birthday. Your fur babies are adorable and so are you. I love your blog and will watch as long as you keep posting.

  134. Love your new babies. My daughter seems to collect cats. She is an animal lover all through and through. Would collect everything if she could. Cats are probably her – and my favorites. Just love when they cuddle. Thanks for the giveaway. Love your work.

  135. Jennifer Roughton says

    Would love to win!

  136. Fur babies are the best! What a great birthday!

  137. Melanie Brooks says

    Christy- The kittens are ADORABLE!!! Congratulations! I’m sure we’ll get many photo bombs from them in the future! 😉

  138. CeCe Graphenteen says

    Your kitties are beautiful! Best birthday present ever…

  139. Patty Soriano says

    I’m so glad you got two babies! Our newest, Oliver, is 18 weeks and is such a handful! The older cats want nothing to do with him. With good reason, he attacks them every chance he gets! But when he’s calm, he’s wonderful. Hadn’t planned to get another at this time, but he was thrown into our yard, no doubt by a nasty night time visitor. His lovely olive eyes were how he received his name. Would love to win! Thank you for the opportunity!

  140. Oh my goodness, they are adorable! I’d say that’s a wonderful Birthday gift! I Love their color, it almost looked like they are a silverish color in the picture. Have fun with these two sweethearts. And Happy Birthday!!
    This is is an awesome giveaway. I would Love to win some of this paint to try. Thank you for the chance.

  141. Roberta Menconi says

    Wow, this would be fantastic and allow me to try out this process!!!

  142. I’m a novice but love Dixie Belle products and would love to be the winner of this awesome giveaway. Love learning different techniques from your blog.

  143. Erica Hernandez says

    Congrats on the new fur babies!

  144. Yay! Thanks for a give away. IT would be awesome to win that package! Congrats on the two new additions to you too family!

  145. Love your new babies! They are. So blessedly sweet! Thank you for the chance to win!

  146. Love reading your blog and seeing your projects. Thanks for all the good ideas and good instructions.

  147. Adorable kitties. Good job rescuing.

  148. Mary McDonnell says

    What precious little fur babies! They look like a young version of my Maysie. May you enjoy your new birthday additions as much as they will enjoy being a part of your family!!

  149. Love your blog!

  150. Dotte Colligan says

    Love your blog… and thanks for the fun giveaway!!!

  151. lynda santillan says

    hi,,,,i have been following you blog for a long..time…you are the best best best furniture makeover person ever!!!! I have been doing that since I quit working…but can never do anything close to your beautiful pieces…I love the spray gun u have but never was able to get all the tools you use….so proud of you……so sorry for ur loss but two beautiful kittens…wow…a handful and they are the bomb!!! thanks so much..

  152. I always look forward to your blog! I’m trying some new stuff with the Dixie Belle paints and find it to be an awesome product. I always refer to your blog when I have a questions of how to doe something. LOL Thanks for taking time to post your wonderful talents.

  153. Edie Williams says

    What an awesome birthday present!!! Enjoy those sweet kitties! And, happy birthday

  154. Robyn Wright says

    OMG! They fit perfectly with your color scheme! LOL! LOVE their names too! Congrats on your two new beauties!

  155. Barbara Warner says

    Christy,
    Your fur babies are adorable. My daughter got my granddaughter two sister kittens for her sixth birthday and Lucy and Arwen are now 11 yrs old. They are good, healthy cats, also gotten at the local SPCA. My husband and I have a part-Ragdoll cat which we’ve now had for 8 yrs. He has quite the personality!
    Thank you for giving me an opportunity to win your Dixie Belle giveaway!

  156. Ahhh – your kittens are so adorable!
    I’m a cat person, too, and I know the loss of a long time furry family member. My cat, Mitzu, also lived to be around 20 years old. She was a Siamese. My grandchildren then adopted a rescue Lynx Siamese for me. Mizu is now almost 8. <3
    What a great Giveaway! Thank you!

  157. Happy birthday. I hope you have a fun day
    Filled with much love ❤️ and lots of cake.

  158. Happy Birthday! I can’t think of any better birthday presents than kittens!! I foster for our local shelter and currently have 4 foster kittens. They are so cute! Thank you for the give-a-way!

  159. I just found your site! I’m addicted!

  160. Debby Moreland says

    Adorable kittens!! Love your DIY projects!

  161. The kitties are precious .my daughter rescued a 2 day old kitten whose mother and sibling died we bottle fed her and she is now 14 weeks . maggie has brought so much joy to all of us.thanks for the giveaway!!

  162. Diane PIeton says

    Happy Birthday!!! I have been following you for years and love your style and ideas. Enjoy your kittens.

  163. Diane Scotch says

    I’m 73 and we are adding an in law suite to my daughters home and moving in 2 weeks. With this move I plan in starting to follow my dream of crafting. Winning your birthday give away would certainly get me started. Thank you.

  164. Happy Birthday, Christy! And hello Lyla and Lucy! They are precious! Hope you have a beautiful birthday!!

  165. Such cute kitties! Happy birthday, and enjoy them.

  166. Your makeovers are always a day brightener!

  167. Never miss a Tuesday to see what you’ve been up too! As if I didn’t have enough stuff to upgrade – you have me looking at new things because I’ve been so inspired by what you’ve done. For instance, silverware boxes, for starters!

  168. BTW – love your new babies – lost mine almost 2 years ago but still can’t quite bring myself to try and replace her – enjoy your beauties for me!

  169. Linda soncasie says

    Those kitties are precious! Can’t wait to see what you do with the drawer front.

  170. The babies are precious! I’m a big believer that sisters should be together. You’ll laugh for hours at their antics.

  171. Your little fur babies are adorable. I’m the lucky mom to 4 brothers who were rescue kitties and I spoil them rotten!

  172. Cynthia Kay Roberts says

    Oh my goodness – such sweet little kittens ! I am so happy for all of you❤

  173. love the wood on that drawer front – sure it’s getting painted though and made into something spectacular!

  174. Marie Alkire says

    I love your makeovers and all that you share and teach us! Thank you so much

  175. adorable kitties and wonderful giveaway – thanks for the opportunity to win

  176. Happy Birthday and thank you for the giveaway!

  177. Holly was a beautiful kitty, and 20 years means you gave her a great life! Congrats on your new babies!

  178. I just wanted to let you know the kitties are adorable and congrats! I have 2 dogs and their names are Lyla(great dane) and Lucy( daschund)!!

  179. RUTH McCRACKEN says

    I love the things that you do, very interesting. Also, wanted to thank you for your give aways
    that they are including Canadians.

  180. Kathleen Hicks says

    Great wreath! I entered also!

  181. Happy Birthday!!! Congrats on your two little kitties…so sweet!!

  182. Jean Bartell says

    Bless you for adopting those two darling sister kitties.

  183. I am continually amazed at your beautiful redos and your energy!

  184. Billie Kuntschik says

    I love your blog! I look forward to my emails from you on Tuesday and Wednesday!

  185. Keep up the good work!!!

  186. Christy,
    I so love the ideas you post and your creative mind. Thanks for sharing your helpful tips and making it easy to do DIY projects. Can’t wait to master the sweater pumpkins! You are the best!

  187. Happy Birthday! Thanks for a great giveaway opportunity!

  188. I check your site everyday and always love seeing what you’ve created! Thanks for sharing and inspiring!

  189. Cute Kittens!

  190. Joey Williams-Drury says

    Oh those kitties are so precious and I am happy that you took them both. Lucy and Lyla belong together. Love all the things you’ve done to date…yes and for sure getting the kitties. Loven my products I bought from you and when I need more you know I will be at your esty store to get them. : ) Hugs, JoeyDee

  191. Marcie Lovett says

    They are awfully cute, Christy. And they almost make up for not having another fabulous project today!

  192. Marilyn Holeman says

    Happy Birthday! Enjoy your two new sweeties! Thanks for the give away. Love many of the projects your show us on your blog!

  193. Shari Harrison says

    Your new kittens are absolutely adorable!

  194. I love your work! It fits totally with what I do!

  195. Pick me!!!

  196. Aww, what sweet little kitties! Lucky you! Lucky them!
    Happy birthday!
    K

  197. Oh those kittens are darling! So proud of you for getting them from a shelter.

  198. Love your make-overs!

  199. Happy Birthday!! I’d love to win the Birthday Giveaway. After your post of the sweater pumpkins, I immediately went to the thrift store and found 2 sweaters, a pink and a cream. So excited to make my pumpkins.

  200. Your new babies are so sweet-I’m sure you can tell them apart easily but they sure do look alike! I know they are happy to be able to stay together. Happy belated birthday!

  201. Stacye Hixson says

    The kitties are adorable. I have 4 doors and they are all rescues. I don’t believe in buying from a breeder when there are so many fur babies in shelters that need love. Looking forward to seeing your next project. You’re so ingenious.

  202. Love all your work! I get so many ideas!

  203. Happy Birthday birthday girl! I hope you had an amazing day and your kittens are sooooo adorable. I wouldn’t be able to tear myself away to get any work done either. XO

  204. Sweet! Love a giveaway!

  205. Thank you so much for the giveaway entry! I love Dixie Belle too! Those precious little kitties are just so sweet! So happy for you!

  206. I love that you saved them both. Rescue kitties are the best. I foster kitties and I love that you shared these beautiful cats. Have fun and two is better than one.

  207. Victoria Golojuch says

    I love your blog. I have gotten so many amazing ideas from you. And your cats are soooo cute!

  208. Debbie in TX says

    Awww! Your new babies are the cutest around!! I LOVE cats and become attached to them very quickly, and I know you must be having a blast with them. A shoestring and an empty cardboard box will keep them very occupied!

  209. Stephanie S. says

    I have wanted to use chalk paint and what a way to try it out. Thanks for sharing.
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY 🎊🐱🎁🎈

  210. HAPPY BIRTHDAY Christy. New kitties are adorable.

  211. HAPPY BIRTHDAY Christy. New kitties are adorable. Great giveaway, fingers crossed!

  212. Bonnie Ciavarella says

    Happy Birthday Christy! I love your blog!

  213. Wendy Kronmuller says

    Your new kitties are adorable enjoy!! Happy birthday 🎂! Thanks for the blog I enjoy your posts and thanks for the opportunity to win the paint package!

  214. Carol Whewell says

    I absolutely love Dixie Belle paint but have never tried the clear coat, gator hide or Boss. Your blog has always been an inspiration to me and your signature colors are beautiful!

  215. Cathy Chapman says

    Wow! Such little cuties! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
    Great giveaway! Thanks!

    Have a beautiful day!

    Cathy😊

  216. I look forward to getting your weekly newsletters in my email! You have so many fantastic ideas for upcycling vintage pieces which I love!

  217. Enjoy your little balls of fluff! Cats are awesome, and I also have 2.

  218. Debbie Borunda says

    Happy Birthday, love the little kitty’s so cute.

  219. Happy Birthday! Your new babies are beautiful! Feel free to share lots of pictures!

  220. Rosa L. Garrett says

    Your kitties are just precious! Happy Birthday to you and thanks for the chance to win some great products.

  221. Your me kittens are precious.

  222. Thank you for inspiring a newbie!!!

  223. Happy Birthday!!!! Happy new kitties!!!! When I owned a kitty, I always got 2!!! They keep each other company and become best buds!!! I, think it is the best way to have it.
    Now, go do something wild for your HB!!!!….like go to the Goodwill!!!
    Have a good one!!!! XXOO

  224. Happy Birthday and happy new kittens day! 🙂

    Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

  225. The kitties are beautiful!
    I have two rescues that stole my heart, Baby and Merci Kitty.
    I just love your posts; you are so creative and give me so many ideas to try!
    Wish they ended up like your projects!
    Trying my luck at the giveaway!
    Thanks!

  226. Lyn Edington says

    Your babies are precious. Good for you! We lost our cat a couple of weeks ago to cancer. She showed up at our house and adopted us 20 years ago. I’ve always been a dog person but I really miss her. We will adopt again when it is time. I don’t mind if you post baby pictures. Happy Birthday!

  227. Thanks for the opportunity to win some paint products. It’s wonderful to follow your thrifty transformations. Xo, K

  228. Lea Dudley White says

    I love your new kittens! I’m also a crazy cat lady (with only one cat).

  229. Mary Loveland says

    Oh be still my heart! I love your two new kitties and thank you so so much for supporting a no kill shelter, you are a hero!
    Your give away is very cool also, I’ve always thought I should try one of those little brushes and the gator hide! Thanks

  230. Happy Birthday! Your kitties are so cute!

  231. Mary Loveland says

    Me again! I went over to Instagram and was reminded of a ton of your projects…you haven’t done a tote/tool box in forever!!! Would like to see you also do another bird feeder thing that looks like an old mailbox!!! Keep up the good work!

  232. Jana Bendawald says

    Happy birthday! I’m a Virgo girl too! I had a great day but not as good as you with 2 new fur babies! Adorable!

  233. Happy (belated) Birthday! Your kitty-cats are adorable. It kills me that I am, alas, allergic to cats! I tried some Dixie Belle from an antique mall dealer which is two minutes from my front door last week, and it goes on like buttah. I would love the opportunity to try more, so I hope I win this giveaway. I also got one of the sponges, and you are right – it is the easiest way to apply a sealer.

    • Thanks, Ellen! I’m so glad you got a chance to try Dixie Belle… It is awesome. And yes, the sponge is definitely the way to go! XOXO

  234. Those kitties are adorable!! Thank you for rescuing … I’m a momma to a rescued 4 yr. old pittie mix! Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

  235. Amy Giannini says

    Can’t wait to see what you do with the drawer front! I love seeing your upcycles!

  236. I love sing all the wonderful upcycles you do!

  237. Marty Kohlbaker says

    I love that you make your projects look easy to do, even to a beginner like me. Keep up the good work!

  238. I would love to see more photos of your cats. The same happened to me – our cat, Pumpkin, lived to be 20 years old. Sadly, she passed. Then approximately 2 years later we adopted Bessie and Clara, two sisters. Love them to pieces. Love your blog. You are such an inspiration to me. I wish I could find great pieces like you do. Slim pickings where I live. Thank you.

  239. Kathy Nordmann says

    Love all your wonderful posts! I’ve gotten so many great ideas from you!

  240. Kathy Schmitz says

    Happy Birthday… Lucy and Lyla are adorable!
    I’m already a subscriber, and always enjoy your posts. I clicked on the link to sign up for your drawing, got to the first page of the company, but the link on that page doesn’t take me anywhere. Dead air. I’ve tried it three times with the same result. In case it’s important, I’m using the Firefox browser.

  241. Happy birthday! And the 2 cities are the best! Tia

  242. Love following your blog, very inspiring.

  243. Desiree M Clark says

    Just love your blog!

  244. Sue H Mellette says

    Your kittens are adorable! My daughter had her kitty for 20 years and she, too, was from a rescue center in Columbia, SC. We, too, had to put Bitsi down two years ago. It was a hard thing for my daughter to do, but my daughter isn’t ready yet for another one!! Love your baskets and EVERYTHING you create. I bought some DB paint from your Etsy store recently, and it should be delivered soon! So excited. Thanks for sharing your gifts and your fur babies!

  245. Yes, I would LOVE to try these paints! Pick me, oh Royal Rafflecopter… pick me!

  246. Karen from Como says

    This was my birthday weekend, too! Monday was my actual birthday. For special fun this weekend, I went to Goodwill, bought some sweaters and made sweater pumpkins from your post last week! Itook artistic license with the stems but love the way they turned out. Thanks for the post!

  247. Stephanie Carrico says

    Happy belated Birthday! What beautiful cats. Love their names.

  248. Belated birthday wishes! And how did you know I needed some paint for a small beside table redo? LOL!!

  249. Happy Belated Birthday! The two little treasures will surely give you lots of love for many years to come.

  250. Who could resist those two adorable kittens! They look so soft and beautiful. 🙂

  251. Your new babies are beautiful! Thanks for the giveaway! Happy Birthday!

  252. Cindy Brannon says

    I have wanted to try these paints and sealers for some time now.

  253. Donna Gonzalez says

    What a great giveaway!

  254. Jackie Ledbetter says

    Girl, those kittens are soooooo cute and lucky to have a generous mom.

  255. Happy birthday and thank you for the giveaway! Those kitties are precious!!

  256. Judy Lincicum says

    Christy, I can’t think of a better giveaway than Dixie Belle Paint! Thank you!

  257. Hilary Milner says

    I look forward to each post and admire your vision as you jazz up all these projects. I’m always impressed with the “after” pix. Keep up the good work.
    I know you will enjoy those sister kittens. We have two fosters (that will remain with me, I know!) Also we recently adopted two feral sisters who live in our oversized garage and mechanical room for rodent control. So far three down, haha.
    Happy Birthday to you and have a great week.

  258. Happy Birthday!

  259. What an awesome birthday present! Those two kitties are precious! Thanks for having another giveaway!

  260. Susan Dudley says

    Christy, I love your blog. I’ve tried to comment before but I’m not sure it went through. I’m a little with deficient in the the computer department at times. Anyway, I’m not a blog but I happened upon yours over a year ago and have been following faithfully. I have completed 4 silver tray makeovers that turned out not so bad. I’ve also done 3 flatware boxes. I enjoy your tutorials and appreciate how thorough they are. Thank you for all of your creations and please keep them coming.

    • Hi Susan! Your comment came through perfectly! Thank you for following along with me. I love that you have been inspired to create as well! XOXO

  261. Can’t wait to win!!!

  262. Adorable!!

    Happy Birthday!!!!

  263. Gayla Bailey says

    I enjoy seeing all your makovers. I have a few things I would like to makeover. I can hardly wait to get started. Thank you.

  264. Hi Christy, I enjoy your blog projects and would love to try the Dixie Belle products. Thanks for the contest prizes!

  265. Diane Walters says

    How absolutely adorable are they!!

  266. Hi Christy!
    Happy belated birthday! I too had a birthday this past weekend (the 15th). It was a fun day but not a two-kitten fun day!
    I was looking for ideas for bowl fillers last week when I came upon your pumpkin sweater post. They are almost as adorable as Lucy and Lyla and I can’t wait to make them!
    Have a great week!

  267. Happy Happy Birthday,what a fantastic birthday gift & love the names.They look so sweet & hope you have many many years to cuddle them.🐱🐱

  268. Michelle McDonald says

    Christy, I absolutely LOVE your work, projects and format. You make everything look sooo easy! Thank you for blogging weekly. I’m consumed by diy motivation and your site is clean and inviting. I have been a crafty, make it myself person my whole life and now want to give new life to my storage unit, garage and guest room full of older furniture and goodies. I love your ‘HAULS’ and am going to ‘borrow’ the idea for myself to finish an item or two a week! I have been making my own chalk paint but would love to try the Dixie Belle brand at some time. And what a selection of color!
    Happy Birthday! Your new friend, Michelle

  269. Congratulations on your new little babies! May they grow up healthy and strong.
    And may they be extremely well behaved 🙂

  270. I love your Kittens. I too have a new kitten. Her name is Luna. I so wish she had a playmate. My husband found her in a box at his work. We had to bottle feed her for several weeks.

    I love all your projects and they inspire me to try new things.

  271. Lisa Torchia says

    There is no excitement like that of welcoming two kittens to your home. They are the cutest and the grey fits right in with your color palate. I am excited about the giveaway and would love to try the Dixie Belle products for my projects. I love painting furniture and am anxious to try other brands of paint. Lisa

  272. Christy, I’m so happy you had a wonderful birthday!! I remember when you lost Holly and I wept with you – I know what that heartbreak feels like. It does take some time to heal. Your new babies are beautiful – they will be greatly loved and are blessed to have you as their new “mama”!! 🙂 I would love to win the Dixie Belle prize package – but if I don’t I’ll just place an order. Thanks so much for the opportunity.

  273. I have been following you for a while now and started following you on instagram sometime this year I believe. I never comment but I know that I should because I always enjoy everything you do and get great ideas from you. I also have a birthday this month. As a matter of fact, it is tomorrow! Hope you have a great week!

  274. Your new fur babies are so adorable!!

  275. Kelly Kayfes says

    I love your new fur babies. Since they are sisters does that make them twins?

  276. Adorable kittens. Happy Birthday and Congratulations on the new babies.

  277. Jane Clelland says

    I hope I win!!!

  278. Happy happy birthday!!!! Awww, kittens are so stinkin’ cute. I hope you have many happy birthdays together with them!
    Your giveaway is fantastic! I really need to try some Gator Hide someday!

  279. Your new fur babies are adorable!!! Can’t wait to see your next project! Keep up the great work!!!

  280. I have enjoyed your blog!

  281. Kimberly O'Donoghue says

    Hapoy belated birthday your kitties are adorable! What a grand giveaway!

  282. I love your kittens!! Happy belated Birthday!!

  283. Love your fur babies! I am a doggy mama, but I had a very important kitty in my life named Ozzy, and all of my animals become family totally! Love the giveaway. Glad to have the opportunity to enter! Happy birthday!

  284. Happy Birthday! Mine was September 16, my granddaughter’s is the 15 th. Hope yours was a special day.

  285. Happy birthday! Your new kitties are adorable. We love cats at my house, too.

  286. Annod Nostaw says

    Happy Birthday! I am a Virgo as well. 17 Sep, and I have a twin.

  287. Doris I. Hoyt says

    I love your two new babies! I just recently adopted an young adult cat from a local cat rescue (Oakbrooke) and then bought a Ragdoll from a breeder. I am also having lots of fur baby fun. Also I am a recent widow and have never lived alone so the house was just too quiet. I would love to win your paints! Thanks for the opportunity, Doris

  288. KitsyKeelSmith says

    I would so love to win this gift. Your blog gives me so many ideas and it would be fun to try these products.

  289. Happy Birthday! We gave sister cats also. They are so much fun. Willa and Bella are two now and they are typical terrible two’s! They are also gray tabbies. I look forward to more pictures of them!

  290. Those kitties are SO cute! Congrats.
    Love you DIY too.

  291. N. MacGregor says

    As the saying goes, 2 cats are double the fun and double the trouble. Your birthday kittens are very cute and no doubt they will be very spoilt in no time.

  292. Sorry for the loss of your beautiful kitty. 🐾 Good luck with your new fur babies! 😻😻

  293. Lorey Johnson says

    I just love this idea! I have some sweaters in a bag going to Good Will. I don’t think a couple will make it 😉

  294. An inspiration, as always! (We had, a long time ago, brother and sister tabbys named Ziggy Stardust and Hunky Dory, which we loved, too! Enjoy!)

  295. You are by far my favorite blogger. Your makeovers are inspirational and your instructions are spot on. Always look forward to your posts!

  296. Christy I just love all the projects that you do you inspire me to do things that I probably would not have done. Loved the sweater pumpkins! I’ve never used the Dixie Belle brand but will have to now. The fur babies are adorable! My sweet girl Bella was 18 yrs old when she got her wings. Thanks for the contest.

  297. The kitties are adorable. We have 5 rescued cats currently ourselves. Happy Birthday!

  298. Kira M Sayler says

    As always I LOVE LOVE LOVE everything on your blog!! Thank you!

  299. Love your new babies. So adorable. They are going to give you so much joy!!!😻😹🙀

  300. Wendy Fuller says

    I love your projects and Dixie Belle products!

  301. Happy Birthday! Enjoy those cute kittens.

  302. Those kitties are so sweet-looking…I won’t mind crazy cat lady posts at all! 🙂 Happy birthday!

  303. Sharon Davidson says

    I love and look forward to your post everyday 🙂 I have learned so much from you!

  304. congrats on the little kittens! I wonder how you will tell them apart as they look so similar! Happy Birthday!

  305. Happy Birthday, I should have known you were a Virgo. I absolutely love what you do!

  306. I am so excited to learn about Dixie bell paint. I can’t wait to try some!!

  307. chris papajohn says

    Love those kitties!

  308. Vickie Phipps Hunt says

    Thank you for the chance to win!

  309. I’ve been in a painting kind of way so appreciate the winning chance at this fabulous package. Enjoy your taking the time to share your life with us all. Thanks!

  310. Happy birthday! And what sweet babies. Pretty girls.

  311. Those sweaters are just beautiful. The colors were gorgeous.

  312. Happy bday! Your presents are as adorable as there names!
    Looking forward to your giveaway! Have been wanting to try Dixie Belle products! Have a great day and enjoy!

  313. Lorraine Castellon-Rowe says

    Sending lots of love your way. Thank you for taking in these two adorable baby girls and for loving then unconditionally. I’m so very sad for you and Lucy. Thank you for offering this special giveaway. I’ve been really wanting to try the Dixie Bell line. Fingers crossed. 🤗❣️😍🤞

  314. I enjoy your posts. Thank you.

  315. Love your DIY transformations! So creative

  316. I’ve been dying to try out Dixie Belle Paint! Everything you redo is so beautiful!

  317. Stephanie H. says

    I want to wish you a Happy Birthday and God Bless you for taking in rescued cats. Sorry to hear that you’ve already lost Lucy. I know that it’s a going to be a difficult time for you, your family, and Lyla adjusting without her around, but she’s in heaven now with no pain.

  318. Nathalie Berube says

    Happy Birthday! Thank you for the great giveaway! I live in Canada and it is very appreciate.

  319. I love all your projects! Thank you for a chance to win!

  320. I’m so sorry for your loss but those 2 little fur-balls to love on will help.

  321. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! I love your sweet kitties, I can see why you want to love on them all the time. All that soft fur and sweet purrs!! I am a crazy cat lady too, and it’s OK!! I love fur babies. Thanks for the chance to win some special paint. I’ve been wanting to try some different paints than I’ve been using and sometimes it’s just hard to spend that money and buy something new to you. Love your blog!!

  322. Happy Birthday Christy! Thanks for the opportunity!

  323. M. Constance Colvin says

    Oh Christy! Your darling kitties! Yes yes yes! We have four dogs and they are all rescues…..two of them are sisters. When we met them about 10 years ago now, we didn’t have the heart to separate them! And our two cats are brothers…….one all black and one all white. They were the last two in the litter at the shelter and we would have felt too sad to leave one of them behind. It would have been too sad for THEM! Truly they are all angels…….my biggest question for the creator one day will be: WHY are we allowed to love our four-leggers so much and yet their lives are so short??????

  324. Jeannie Scott says

    Thanks for the grrrrrreat giveaway!!! I really want and need to win this prize!! I have been following you for many years and always enjoy your posts!! I have just begun using Dixie Belle paint and their products!! I love all I have tried but would like to try more. I am now a widow now since last year in October. I have been trying trying to keep my head above water since then!! Very difficult to live without my hubby of 54 years and make it on my own. My paint therapy is keeping me sane and busy!! Thanks again for this giveaway!!!

    • I will be crossing my fingers for you, Jeannie! I’m sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. It sounds like you have found a passion to keep your life full. XOXO

  325. Michelle McDonald says

    I’m on a sweater(pumpkin) hunt! The pumpkins are adorable!

  326. I really love your work. Best on web and so are you!!!

  327. Have cut sleeves off of my old sweaters and hoping to finish my baby pumpkins this weekend!! Thanks for the tutorial. Seeing as I’m in Florida and it’s still a little too hot for my painting projects but hoping when it cools off a bit that I’ll be using these new supplies I’m hoping to win!!! Thanks for your inspiring blog!! You’re definitely one of my favorites!!

  328. I absolutely love all of your DIY’s. You are very creative and talented.

  329. Christy, I am wishing you many blessings and peace during this birthday celebration time. I know a piece of your heart is broken by the passing of such a sweet fluff ball. You gave her a wonderful,loving journey during her short life.

  330. Happy Birthday Christy!! I wish you and your new fur babies many, many years of love, cuddles and meows together!!

  331. Would love to win the Dixie Bell things… I really like your projects and appreciate you sharing them !!!

  332. Very Happy Birthday to you and your new additions!

  333. Thanks for the giveaway! I love Dixie Belle paint and I enjoy seeing how you transform your finds!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

  334. Valerie Willis says

    I really enjoyed your video on the sweater pumpkins! They turned out really cute and your directions are very easy to follow! I really enjoy your blog! I repurpose things and paint, so it is fun to see what others do as well!!

  335. Oh MY Holly was beautiful!

  336. I love your pumpkin sweater DIY ❤️ I was so inspired that I went out to the thrift store and purchase some sweaters, can’t wait to start my project. Thank you for sharing.

  337. Susie Renchen says

    Thanks for the opportunity to win Dixie Bell and for sharing all your caftyness.

  338. Stacey Simpson says

    I am so very sorry to hear about precious little Lucy, my heart breaks with you.
    I have to also say what an absolutely beautiful kitty Miss Holly was…20 yrs, what a blessing! May you have that much joy with little Lyla.
    Thank you for the opportunity of your give away, it looks fabulous!

    • Thank you, Stacey. We were very lucky to have Holly as long as we did. We are feeling better about losing sweet Lucy. Lyla has really helped with that. ❤️

  339. Just recently found this and am going through a BUNCH of older posts! LOVE IT!!!

  340. Melissa Storms says

    Holly was beautiful and your new kitties too. Thank ypu sp much for the chance to win.

  341. What a wonderful giveaway! You are amazing. Happy belated Birthday!

  342. Awesome give away!! Cute kitties!!

  343. Happy belated birthday! We used to have a kitty. She was a short haired tortoise-shell named Zoe. I nicknamed her “Proto-Zoe” because she was certainly a one-of-a-kind cat! She went to heaven around Thanksgiving many years ago. I haven’t given in to any urges but just holding precious, little kittens makes it tempting.

  344. i love everything you do,guess a trip to the thrift store for me! hope to find green ,white,orange and maroun sweaters, i would love to win this giveaway!

  345. hey,kiddo,your giveaway form is not letting me click my entries!

  346. Problems with the rafflecopter today?…i logged in but it’s not working.

  347. Marie Alexander says

    Sweet kitties! I so love your blog. One of my faves!

  348. Karen Mechler says

    Love your posts, you are truly an artist with vision and creativity! Thank you for inspiring me!

  349. Barbara Pelzer says

    Love your blog! You inspire me to try new things!

  350. Kathleen Clark says

    Super Excited to have happened across this blog! I am in LOVE with your creative style and can hardly wait to get home after work and begin perusing through all of the amazing ideas and tutorials! Thank you so much!!

  351. Happy birthday!! The kittens are ADORABLE!

  352. Michele Stuart says

    Sweet kitties! Thanks for the awesome giveaway. Fingers crossed!

  353. christina hicks says

    Hey Christi,so sorry to hear about Lucy!

  354. You are so talented . You generate such positive energy. Happy Birthday

  355. The give away looks amazing! Love all you do on your blog!!

  356. Vicki Wilson says

    Cute kitties!!

  357. So sorry about your Kitty.

  358. You’re my favorite blog. Always beautiful and motivating!

  359. MMRobertson Robertson says

    The kittens look adorable, can understand why you lost your heart. Always been a fan of rescue animals. So sorry to hear you lost one of the kittens so soon. Heartbreaking for all.

  360. Kristina Austin says

    Yay! Giveaway of the grandest and best sort for a furniture refinisher! Thank you so much for this opportunity.

  361. Love all your makeovers. You’re so talented.

  362. Charlene Paugh says

    Love your site! Thanks for a chance to win some good stuff.

  363. I love your site, such pretty things

  364. Cindy Bednarcik says

    Christy, thank you for all of your beautiful creations that you always share with us. I love looking at your Thrifty Thursday finds & transformations. 🙂 Love the sweater pumpkins…I definitely need to make some of those. Have a great day!

  365. ROSELLEN SIEBENTHAL says

    I look forward every day to your magic…you are an inspiration

  366. Stephanie Chatterjee says

    Happy Birthday & adorable kittens!

  367. What a great prize package! Thanks for the opportunity to win it.

  368. I really look forward to opening your makeovers blog when it arrives in my inbox! Your work is beautiful and inspiring!

  369. Just pulled up your sweater pumpkins in attemp to make a few. Your instructions as always make it easy to create new ideas. Thank you.

  370. Amanda Pennington says

    Happy birthday to you! The kittens are so sweet and will be such a joy! Thank you for letting others celebrate your birthday with you in the giveaway!

  371. LaNetra Horn says

    I’m so sorry for the loss of Lucy. Although I’m not a cat person, I know how difficult it is to lose a fur baby. I hope Lyla brings you continued joy!

  372. Amanda Whitley says

    i have so many holiday decor projects this would be perfect for, thank you for the chance

  373. Olivia M. Medina says

    What a great way to celebrate your Birthday! Thanks for the chance to win!

  374. Happy birthday, and thanks for filling my day with cheer! I love coming here for inspiration!

  375. It says the contest is no longer accepting entries, (not sure why) but I just had to congratulate you on the newest members of your family – and they are girls! Rescue kitties are the best – you are providing a loving home and they will give lots of love back to you. Puurrrfect new family members. So excited fur you! 😉

  376. Happy birthday! Your kitties are gorgeous!! Enjoy them. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and creativity. I always look forward to seeing what you come up with. And thanks for the chance to win those great products! Xo

  377. Happy birthday! I love reading about your projects. Gives me lots of great ideas to try.

  378. Koleta Scott says

    Your contest was over before it came thru my emails.

    • Hey Koleta! Looking at your account in MailChimp, it looks like you received the giveaway post on the 17th, but opened it on the 18th. However, you never clicked through to my site. I do see that you clicked on the news about my kitty, so perhaps that may have been a distraction? In any case, I’m so sorry you missed the giveaway, but I will be having another before the holidays! XO

  379. Can’t wait to try out all of the Dixie Bell products! Your stuff always looks do great! Thank you for sharing your skills and recommendations.

  380. Love all your posts. Happy belated Birthday. Kitties are adorable.
    How can I purchase your paint.
    Thank you, Pat F.

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