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1  Re: January Jamboree! - IYP5 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by CraftyZary on: February 02, 2007 06:45:11 AM
I received today the awesomest package from the fabulous ashestoashes! She is an amazing partner as usual (it is not the first time we swap together) and it feels great to see how much care she puts in the crafts she makes.  Here are the wonderful things she sent me...

Everything together:


Felt sushi magnets!! She is great working with felt, always the stitches are perfect. I love the magnets! and they came inside a little chinese take away box made by her!


and of course mexican flair was present in the package  Cheesy Here is a Frida magnet, a beautiful embellished tin and a felt Frida doll!!! isN#t it a cutie? and she even stands alone, it is actually like a kind of mini-beanie Frida, I love it!


a set of beautiful handmade cards with envelopes!


These awesome fingerless gloves! I have been wanting some since forever (I can not knit at all), and she saw in my wists that I wanted ones and made me these warm soft gloves, they are perfect! I love them


Drum roll please to see the most perfect embroidery I have seen! She made me this beautiful pillow with Virgen de Guadalupe embroidery! The embrodery is amazing! check the gold thread details and the appliqued stars, I LOVE it!



and I wanted some american candy so she sent me these delicious chocolate bars!


Thank you again ashestoashes, you are an amazing partner!  Now I just hope you get your package soon, I am getting very worried about it

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2  Re: Alphabet ATC M, N, O in The Swap Gallery by CraftyZary on: December 14, 2006 08:50:31 AM
I received this lovely card from Phizzychick! 'M' is for Mouse:


Thank you Phizzy, it is so cute! I love it!
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3  Re: Alphabet ATC M, N, O in The Swap Gallery by CraftyZary on: December 07, 2006 08:00:46 AM
I received yesterday 2 beautiful ATCs! :

A glittery 'N' is for 'Nearly there'  from suzeeannie


'O' is for 'Origami' from Sindy, with a small origami there! :


Thank you so much suzeeannie and Sindy! I love my cards
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4  Re: Altoid tin theme swap Round 3 in The Swap Gallery by CraftyZary on: November 29, 2006 06:37:24 AM
I received today my beautiful tin from ashestoashes! From my themes, she was choosing 'Amelie' and this is what she made:

The front of the tin. It has a decoupaged image of Amelie and the border has little dots, and I love the round shape!


The back of the tin:


The Inside. She used here one of my favorite images with the rabbit cloud  Smiley. And the other part of the tin is covered with red and white fabric resembling Amelie's umbrella:


And inside there are these magnets: Eiffel tower, a gnome and the little fish jumping out of the tank trying to commit 'suicide' Grin I love it!:


and a skull eraser, a cute 'blubber' goldfish and a super cute garden gnome pin who did travel around the world to get here to Europe  Cheesy


Thanks so much ashestoashes! I love it!
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5  Re: Birds are Beautiful Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by CraftyZary on: November 28, 2006 11:20:18 AM
I got today a FABULOUS package from Modus Operandi! I am in love with everything, she sent me so many beautiful things!  Just have a look at the pics.

Everything together:


This beautiful tweet love frame:


A christmas clip-on owl:


A cute and funny fluffy bird fellow! I need to say that my daughter jumped to try to reach it as soon as she saw it! it was hard for me to take the pic because she wanted to hold it on her hands and keep it. After the photo she took it and does not want to give it to me Cheesy


Then this super pretty birdie box. I think I will keep some jewelry inside:


And this fabulous ring! It is wood with a painted bird! I am in love with it:


And she sent me this beautiful framed and signed bird picture! I love it! I already have a space in my wall for it:


She even asked me if I would like something from USA and as I love the Nestle turtles and we don't have them here, she included some! yummy!  Smiley

Thanks again Modus Operandi for these great items.  It is night here so I did not have a good light for the pics, if you have better pics feel free to post them. I love my bird goodies!  Smiley
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6  Re: Largest Craftster ATC swap GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by CraftyZary on: November 27, 2006 07:07:07 AM
I received today my ATC from Melladh and I LOVE it! it is so creative and beautiful! I love the little silky dress. The word 'create' is sewn, and there is a little piece of chainmaille sewn too!


it is perfect, thanks Melladh!  Smiley
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7  Re: Summer Fling/Invite your Partner2 in The Swap Gallery by CraftyZary on: August 06, 2006 03:03:27 AM
With all my excitement for showing yesterday the pics of the amazing things that Bobolink sent me, I did not even have a look to the other pictures but now I did and wow, again so many great things!

jane feebles -- The bad monkey you made is just amazing!  Shocked I love, love, love it! so many details! WOW
alwaysinmyroom - all the things you sent koi are great. I love that skirt!! and the box and bag are so beautiful too!
simplyfussfree -- I love the stenciled shirts and necklace you made, especially the octopus shirt is awesome!
redpopsicles -- The shirts you made are great too, specially the reading is sexy one, I love it!
A-Patchwork Orange - Those placemats are to die for! and the apron!!! and all the beautiful buttons! wow
kiwimonkey - all the hairpins! how beautiful is that? and the wonder woman purse is perfect with that fabric! it was well worth the wait for it!

So after giving all my comments in one post, I will save space and une the same post for showing the pics of the things I sent Bobollink. A few pics are very bad because the batteries of the digicam were almost dead, but here they are:

She wanted a journal, so I made this one in A4 size (almost letter size) with a painted wooden cover. We all know Bobolink's love for birds, so this was my main theme. The pages were printed with birds and nature images too  Smiley



A needlefelted bird


Notecards set, with bird design  Smiley


3 necklaces: a birds necklace, a gnome necklace and a toy tree necklace




and a lanyard that I could not photograph anymore because the digicam battery died

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and just a quick update about the great things I got from Bobolink: my daughter is like crazy in LOVE with her mouse!  She is playing all the time and does not go anywhere without the mouse  Cheesy yesterday the mouse visited already many places. And she wanted to have the bookmark too!  Cheesy  I told her that it was mine but she wanted it. I needed to play a mouse voice and using her new mouse I needed to tell her that the bookmark  belongs to mami, only then when the mouse told her, she stoped asking for it  Cheesy
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8  Re: Summer Fling/Invite your Partner2 in The Swap Gallery by CraftyZary on: August 04, 2006 08:45:08 AM
I got today my fabulous package from the amazing bobolink!!!  we had one specific requested item and the other things were surprises, and she surprised me with loads of fantastic things! here are the pics

The specific requested item I asked her for, was a knitted mouse for my daughter (she has the book and she loves the mouse) and here is the wonderful mouse bobolink knitted for her. I put a pic of my daughter very happy with her new mouse, she is so excited!


and as a surprise she sent me a supercute knitted bookmark, and this beautiful knitted jewelry set, I love it!


but that is not all, she sent me this cactus pincushion! I so wanted it!


plus one of her beautiful microscope slide necklaces, with Frida!  Grin and lots Frida stickers and cards and a cool skully pencil


and she even sent me this coll huge Frida kahlo bag!


Isn't bobolink and amazing swap partner? thanks again Bobolink for being again a wonderful swap partner, I love to swap with you  Kiss


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9  Re: shrine-a-long in Craftalongs by CraftyZary on: June 14, 2006 12:12:47 PM
I finished one shrine!  I made it Frida-themed and tried not to go too colorful on this one.  The front panel opens to the front, so I took pics of different angles of the outside and the inside to have a better idea of how it looks all together...









I am working on another little shrine, a very different one. I will post the pic as soon as I am done  Smiley
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10  Re: I love Mexico Swap 2 in The Swap Gallery by CraftyZary on: May 31, 2006 06:00:27 AM
koi, awesome stuff as usual! Everything is so beautiful!

According to the post office, sinkitty received some days ago. Here are pics of the thing I sent, I hope she liked them!

A Frida bag


A vinyl calavera stuffie or pillow, whatever she prefers  Cheesy


A Loteria trinket box with La Sirena


A Virgen de Guadalupe wall deco


Calavera notecards


And a Loteria Keyring with La Calavera


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