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« Reply #50 on: April 27, 2007 01:37:53 PM »

Wow! Everyone is getting so spoiled! What awesome boxes!

I love the Girls Night Out box and I am stealing the idea of the little goodie bags for the next time craft day is at my house! The Apocalypse Survival Kit was a hoot, but I hope you never have to use it all Wink

And now we know what was in the plastic tote- the leaf printed items are awesome. I love the colors you chose! The Telephone box was also cute. I would have been stumped on that one, but it came out great- I love the circle purse!

The Tea Time box is fabulous- I love the ribbon coasters (might have to figure out how those are made) and the tea towel. And the Pinup box was great! I love the cork lid and pinups are just so much fun- the perfect blend of naughty and nice!

 
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« Reply #51 on: April 27, 2007 03:45:56 PM »

i got my package yesterday

but i havent gotten a chance to post the pictures yet...ill try to post them by this weekend :]
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« Reply #52 on: April 27, 2007 06:27:49 PM »

I am so happy you liked your box! I was worried you didn't get it or like it since I didn't hear from you. I hope I didn't ruin it, the USPS said you got it so that's why I posted the pics! I had so much fun, and YES, I was TOTALLY stumped but ended up liking it
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« Reply #53 on: April 27, 2007 11:21:00 PM »

thanks KPuppy! It's my cockatiel Disney, "just chillin" on an ice cream tub(by the way, Bubble Yum ice cream is Delish!).

Mmmm...I'll have to try bubble yum ice cream. Re: The avatar, I just looked at it and I was like, "Ok, a cockatiel, a tub of ice cream and a bottle of water......I DON'T GET IT, but I love it."  Cheesy
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« Reply #54 on: April 28, 2007 09:15:31 AM »

This is what I received from veganxwater.

the box


atc's


mini coin purse


zines


altered altoid tin and mini journal


Thanks.   Smiley
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« Reply #55 on: April 28, 2007 10:42:18 AM »

Yay the flaming lips!  I love those atcs!   Grin  I just saw them last week in myrtle beach!  IT WAS THE BEST CONCERT EVER!!!  I WAS AT THE VERY VERY VERY FRONT!  which is awesome, because I'm only five feet tall and have never had an unobstructed view of ANYTHING before. 

I'm sorry, I was just so excited  Cheesy 
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« Reply #56 on: April 28, 2007 12:06:44 PM »

My box from Phizzychick arrived today, which was super fast considering it came across the pond!

First of all, receiving a package labeled Royal Mail made me feel like a princess. Or in this casea FROG princess!

And, I was unbelievably spoiled! The first clue was the weight of the box (no wonder it cost so much to ship!).

Now, I took a ton of pics (about 30), but since I cant post them all here, I created a web page that has close-up views of most of the stuff. So click HERE if you want to get a better look at anything! The attention to detail that Phizzychick has makes it worth a closer look!

First upthe boxwith very clever label


Great card (elm tree on front is made with wood from a real elm tree), with cute envelope


Now on to the actual goodies!

It started with a dish towel with a hand-embroidered frog on it (I love how subtle the frog is, but it doesnt photograph well) and some awesome tags!


Next up, a bunch of hand made frog and frog-colored jewelry. There was a LOL-funny jar labeled Frog Legs (the lid said Yum) and it contained 4 pairs of earrings- one set of frog legs made from clay, and 3 beaded sets, including one with felt frog feet. There is an awesome coil bracelet that had a felted bead on it and a pair of earrings with crocheted beads. There is a whole set of beads that look like frog skin (green with spots). And, a frog pendant made of clay that has moveable parts! Did I mention that I was spoiled in this swap?


Then, there is a hand sewn frog sachet, a knitted wrist cuff (in Kermit the Frog green), a snap on plastic bracelet/cuff with red poison arrow frogs, a clip with an awesome Girl Guides patch on it (it has a frog on it of course and it will soon be hanging on my backpack!), an adorable bookmark with a clay frog and a tag that says KREADIT on it, and a fabulous silver-and-jewels frog pin. Can you see why I feel like a princess?


Next, an amazing wood plaque with a frog collage on it! Its gorgeous and I am trying to decide where the perfect spot for it is. Definitely someplace where folks can see it!


Then, there was a frog bean bag and a frog stuffie clip, and some adorable frog stickers.



Also, fridge magnets that spell out FROG, a felt frog clip, a little pom-pom frog, a bobble-head frog, some fun erasers (a frog, a robot dog and a shark in an inner tube), and a little book filled with things that are green.


And finally, a bunch of chocolates, including some Kinder Surprise eggs (there were 4, but one was a bit smashed, so I just had to eat it right away).



THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU, Phizzychick! You were a fabulous, awesome, amazing swap partner!!

And, I apologize to everyone for posting so many pictures, but as you can see, there was so much to show off!!
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« Reply #57 on: April 28, 2007 12:11:29 PM »

holy cow, phizzychick!  that's a ton of goodies!  awesome stuff!
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« Reply #58 on: April 28, 2007 03:25:00 PM »

Nice stuff everybody! I *love* the frogs!!!!!!!!!!!!! They are great!!!

I received from Silent dementia today. Woowie, so exciting

I asked for a `knitting for morons` box, and this is the box....



Really stupid, but at first I thought she had drawn kittens in the box  Cheesy. But they are yarn and needles  Roll Eyes

And in the box I've found:



Needles in different sizes and material, and lots of beautiful colourful yarn!!!



The Stitch and Bitch book, I looked through it and it had loads of fun stuff in it, also a lot of easy things  Cheesy



these pages explaining about different patterns with examples of them. I only hope i can ever reach this level  Grin I really need to read that book because still a lot sounds acrabadabra to me  Cheesy

Luckily she also did put some chocolate in! (not to be found on these pictures, I wonder why  Grin). And best of all: this shirt:



I love it! Its the right size and really comfy too. But to be able to wear it, I really need to learn how to knit. Thanks for the stimulus, Silent Dementia!!!!!
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Junk jewelry swap: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=322611.0
Ongoing ATC swap: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=322889
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« Reply #59 on: April 28, 2007 04:25:17 PM »

All the stuff in this swap looks fantastic!
Will someone let me know when there is a Round 4?
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