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1  Re: International Interests-- Glorious Global Gallery!!! in The Swap Gallery by tickle-me-emo on: September 03, 2009 02:12:44 PM
Hi guys!

Apologies for not posting my awesome swap package sooner as you can see i got a bit c carried away with eating parts of it .....




Amerigirl spoiled me, with tonnes of chocolates, some beautiful hawaiian crisps tea.

Tonnes of postcards, stickers and some adorable handmade notebooks with pens! perfect for me as i am always forgetting everything (as she well knows i have another little package heading out with candy in it for her!!)

i got some neat seeds and sharpies (they are just coming out over here but are super expensive!)

The prettiest handmade earrings - red white and blue - as she rightfully said both countries colours so i don't feel too much like i am betraying my homeland when i wear them!!


AND OF COURSE THE ICING ON THE CAKE

The most fantastic ornaments ofr my chrsitmas decoration collection!
2 number plate stars! Aren't they just the coolest? They certainly shine (in the photo it actually creeped me out a bit!! )

Thanks amerigirl!






REALLY SORRY ABOUT THE POOR PICTURE QUALITY - i am working on it  Smiley
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2  Re: --- Themed Bookmark Gallery --- in The Swap Gallery by tickle-me-emo on: July 30, 2009 04:11:41 AM
Hi!
Firstly apologies to greenfaerie! She sent me such awesome bookmarks and i haven't done them justice becasue i have posted pictures yet, i'm very sorry!


Here they all are crammed into the book i'm reading at the moment (i got a bit carried away in my excitement!)




I got an awesome southern kitsch bookmark! with little piggys on! i cannot believe you have a store called piggly wiggley  Cheesy

A route 66 one to represent my love of all things americana! I am very jealous of your trip btw greenfaerief  Smiley

I loved the coney island one - greenfaerie left the back in scrunchy vellum so that i could add my own pictures of my trip! its going to make a great memento - thank you. I think the idea of doing it in a representational style is awesome and the little metal coney on the bottom is adorable; This is how greenfaerie described it and i think it is much more eloquent than my excited babble! ; Stylized take on Coney Island marker:  Since I love Coney, but never have been there, I actually did this in a representational art style.  The yellow reminds me of the lights, the stitching both the rails of the coasters and the stitching on some of the proud freaks who perform there.  I put a sheet of puckered vellum on the back with the intention that you could glue a panoramic crop of your trip or even 3 small pictures to the back.  The metal "Coney" part I formed myself out of wire

and finally this cute little bookcorner which i think is my favourite - its a style that my partner used in alot of her wedding stuff and its beautiful your wedding must have been pretty as a picture, i'm honoured to be the first person you've used the style on since your wedding!

Thank you again greenfaerie!

and p.s i am loving the gallery everyone did such awesome jobs!




 
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3  Re: Alice In Wonderland Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by tickle-me-emo on: August 09, 2007 03:54:19 PM
GAAAAAAAAAAAH you're joking me =[ all my writing got lost and i'd just finished! how tres annoying.

Thank you so much for your lovely parcel squidget it's so thoughtfully done. i love everything =]

first off the wonderfull wrapping my neighbour gave me a funny look when she popped it round! made my day!


isn't this just gorgeous! its so proffesionally done and even has a cute little tag in it and pen holder i love it ! but i never knew how difficult takinga photo of the inside of a bag was!

n ext an amazing clock! pride of place on my wall already ( now all i've got to do is find batteries!)

this super cute bracelt stitch markers with charms ( the mad hatter one is going to have to become a necklace!!) and a cute magnet

and then lots of lifesaver sweeties love them! but the boy seems to keep snaffeling them! and some cute cheshire cat socks! keeping my tootsies warm now! and a cute bunny rabbit pen! oh and how could i forget the bath stuff "drink me" thanks for the warning not to! might have got a bit overexcited!!!

I love it all. thanks so much! and thanks chimerex for a wonderful swap.
I am so sorry squidget for the delay =[ sending this weekend tho =]  =] =]
thank you again! its all so great!
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4  Re: Penpal themed swap! - the gallery! Warning! Picture Heavy! in The Swap Gallery by tickle-me-emo on: July 30, 2007 04:05:39 AM
So as i said to my partner when i emailed her! EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEeeee!  Grin Grin Grin
I got the most amazing parcel from her today! it totally made my day as i've had such a horrid weekend and i burst into tears at the sheer thought and effort she'd put in. and i am not a randomly burst into tears kinda gal!  Cheesy she spoilt me rotten and everything is just amazing. =]  =] =]

So first off here is the totally amazing bag she made me! ;Dthati'll be sporting to work this afternoon!

Its fully lined with a pocket and everything this girls got talent!

And the usps zipper purse which i adore!


a death to tomato's album to keep all my photos and letters in! ( i'm allergic to tomatoes so i find this hilarious!
some handmade envelopes in americana patterns. I LOVE LOVE LOVE americana and this is all just perfect

and an absolute tonne of extra stuff, a purse loads of pixie sticks and las vegas pencils and this neat wind twirler in an american pattern and more sorry if i forgot anything!  Grin
Dawn got my taste right on!
Thank you so much for your amazing package!
Swap Anxiety much now!!!
Cat


And i know i'm gushing but honestly amazing package!
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5  Re: Pasties Swap Gallery **Adult content*** in The Swap Gallery by tickle-me-emo on: June 17, 2007 02:33:56 PM
Hiii! =] sorry for not posting sooner have had rather a busy time at the moment.
i got the most gorgeous two pairs of pasties from my partner jbender85. i am so lucky! and not only that but she sent me loads of reeses' peanut butter sweeties! gosh that totally made my day which had been upto that point utterly rubbish! thank you so much. you spoilt me!
so enough babble hear are my amazing pasties! i really didn't know how to display them so here goes! :

( i'm not sure if you can see this in the photo but there are tiny little sead beads attached to the feathers , such a nice touch!)
thanks again! =]
and thanks for an awesome swap !!!
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6  Re: Small Shrine Swap in The Swap Gallery by tickle-me-emo on: May 26, 2007 03:34:31 AM
! oh bigmouth! you should never have worried at all that it wasn't good enough my god yours is amazingly beautiful and here are the pics  to proove it! thank you so so so much!  Grin Grin







isn't she a genius? its black and white at the start(front) and end (back) like in the film and colour in the middle. its honestly so beautiful and my friends were so jealous! it rea lly made my day when i got it .  Grin
Thank you so much!
hopefully your's will arrive with you soon! =]
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7  Paint a groyne . =] in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by tickle-me-emo on: June 27, 2006 01:06:30 AM
My friend took so pictures of my work at our art show for alevel so i though i would see what you guys think!
=] i did this for my cw
its one of the wooden slat "groynes" on a beach. its 3d i am not to keen on it its done with tissue paper and stuff

and this is my exam piece its a bit of a funny angle tho and i really hate the eyes as tyhey are flat =[ but hey what can a girl do!


and here is the uncropped photo for comparison

i got a bit carried away with the pink paint!

critique is welcome =]
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8  Pretty darn cool candlestick rotary phone!! in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by tickle-me-emo on: May 07, 2006 01:58:12 PM
I am so happy with this! after finding this gem for 1 ! (  Shocked Shocked) i was ecstatic and had a quick search on hear for ideas and low and behold there was the dotty red rotary phone! so i got to work!

Before: it was a horrid colour the picture does it justice it really wasn't as nice as that looks! and it had smoke stains all over it  Lips sealed



So me and dad started to take apart the phone so that we could  spray all the seperate pieces its pretty simple as long as you remember where everything goes! and yr good with a screwdriver  and wires!

then we got some really cheap spray for 2.99 in postbox red!
after a couple of coats and a lot of tedious time spent putting it back together we got this!!!  :





 Grin Grin Grin

=D what do you guys think? nothing to ambitious but i love it =] and hopefully my freind will as its her bday present!!

xxx
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9  Re: Heavy metal Gallery in The Swap Gallery by tickle-me-emo on: February 23, 2006 01:48:27 PM


Yu can see the amazingness of the lyrics here. honestly i love this little doll to death =) it brings back some super and not so super memories of a boyfriend  Tongue

+ i just found out! she has removable booties!! i rele must think of a name for her! any ideas?!

plus george they so do look like catterpilars, they also got stuck to my hair!!

xxx
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10  Re: Heavy metal Gallery in The Swap Gallery by tickle-me-emo on: February 22, 2006 01:10:02 PM
it seems i've been out of luck atm until now!! firstly through ALL fault of my own i must have subconciously typed my old address for george to send to!!!! ark! and so we had mucho panic with the parcel she sent and then i absolutly ruined one of my items for her that i had spent ages on =( gosh my face was like thunder!! but thank fully she is the most understanding lovely amazing person ever!!

OH MY GOSH. i think i am the luckiest girl in the world!
i knew i was going to love everything as soon as i saw the packaging!! LEOPARD PRINT! and all beautiful tucked in iridescent tissue paper and rufflely bits and beads and such!! =) and a fun card too!! )
Look at all my goodies!! Its like she knows my mind!!

First the most amazing doll in the world! this was genious! and as i told her my heart skipped a beat when i saw the lyrics of my most favourite song were imprinted on the back of her dress!!

( check her wicked purple nails!! =D)

This wicked green rage against the machine top!! it fits perfectly and argh i just love it! it has little skulls in the green material for the lettering!! cute!


Anddd! theres more this beautiful green and blue tasslely bag! how gorgeous ! and more opeth on it! =D


AAAnd more!! i am such a lucky girl! This sabbath cuff! which is fluffy and stiched its amazing and so proffesional! yayy perfect for metal nights ( and days for that matter!) and this cute badges =D and some incense!

As you can imagine i can't stop smiling  Grin Grin Grin

George (aka Phizzychick) you have outdone yrself its totally all amazing!!!!  and no wonder you had trouble parting with it Grin its all so proffesional!

sorry for all my babble everyone!! and photo overload!!

i hope you love yrs ( when it arrives =( ) as mcuh as i love mine

Love Cat xxx
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