Pretty paper, pretty ribbons….for me!!!! It’s been a while since I’ve done a swap and late one evening I saw Elizabeth at Creative Breathing was having a Vintage Supply swap and I was lucky enough to nab one of two slots left. Then the luck continued when Linda at Lutka & Co. was assigned to be my partner. Elizabeth said we’d be perfect together because:
She’s young…I’m, uh, not
She’s a jewelry maker and I don’t even know how to attach a jump ring.
She lives in an orchard and I’m jealous!
Sometimes I wonder about that Elizabeth but I found we had a lot in common after all. It’s so interesting making a new friend and getting to know that person through email, facebook, pinterest etc. We both love vintage, we both sent a cigar box instead of the shoebox, and we both had some Senior Prom Drama going on and of course we both love pink! I thought this was so clever the way she decorated one of the boxes.
Clever Linda saw that our wedding anniversary is next week and made this wonderful box for us. Love the poem on the inside lid and I loved all the trims and memorabilia tucked inside.
Anyway I’ll shut up and just show you a slide show of all the fabulous stuff I received!
There were tons of vintage cards and I have very few original ones and also the adorable bluebird card she made. Beautiful origami papers, lace doily placemats, flowers, some quality felt in my very favorite color – turquoise and a 2 sided card with our wedding picture on one side and names on the other. This bookmark uses one of her beads that she makes – it’s so beautiful.
I adore this Bluebird button keep…she looks fabulous with anything I put her next to! This card is so pretty using my very favorite flower – the hydrangea.
She also included some oil pastels. I’ve never used pastels before and was recently thinking how versatile pastels could be in some of the work I do. Thanks so much to Linda for all the thought that went into this package of wonderfulness. She has a store on Etsy so go take a look.
Also, just in case you have missed it, Beverly of How Sweet The Sound, who hosts Pink Saturday has also started a Tuesday event – Blogshop. It’s a weekly place to go to link up and offer some things you want to sell or go shopping for some great deals!
Today I’m linking up with
Elizabeth at Creative Breathing who is hosting a link up for the Vintage Supply Swap.
Hope you all have a fabulous weekend. xo Nancy