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« Reply #260 on: May 05, 2008 06:53:32 PM »

Then, an amazing handpainted (or stenciled, something like that) pelican tote bag! I actually squealed like a baby pig when I saw this (and that's a compliment). I'm totally in love with this and I think this is gonna be my new library tote. (I'm blown away by how professional this tote looks, bkrenning4, you did an amazing job.)

I am so glad you liked it!  It was an image I found online and stenciled using freezer paper.  Then I handpainted the fence in.  So, you were right both times:  stenciled and handpainted!  Originally, it was going to be a t-shirt, but then I changed my mind and did the tote.  It was really fun to make.  I am going to try to fill some wishes in the next round for stenciled items.
« Reply #261 on: May 06, 2008 06:26:29 AM »

OK, I am finally posting pics. I took them as soon as i got my goodies, but they stayed in my camera forever.
Anyways here goes:

From Frosty772, this beautiful half-apron

From Nofury, a box full of fabric, some shrink plastic, ribbons and other small things

Everything is fantastic, thank you so much ladies.

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« Reply #262 on: May 06, 2008 07:07:51 AM »

Love it all, esp the pelican tote, tea wallet, and hedgehogs.  Totally awesome!!

« Reply #263 on: May 06, 2008 11:28:58 AM »

I received from girlosun_9 today!

Finally trying this tea now. It's soooo good! Thanks again, girlosun_9!

« Reply #264 on: May 06, 2008 03:28:39 PM »

I received my atc ephemera from farmgirljane today! All I can say is Wow! Thanks so much! Here are a few pics of what I got!

The whole kit and caboodle

Magazines, Address Labels and papers

Stamps and whimsies

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« Reply #265 on: May 06, 2008 04:39:06 PM »

I received 2x's today  Smiley

First, a return address stamp from nofury - I LOVE IT!!!!!!

And second, the Sublime Stitching Craft Pad and some soaps for the hubby from Therisa:

Thanks a bunch ladies  Grin
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« Reply #266 on: May 06, 2008 04:42:38 PM »

Ooohhh, I love the return address stamp!
« Reply #267 on: May 06, 2008 04:48:34 PM »

Wow nofury! Did you make that return stamp?!

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« Reply #268 on: May 06, 2008 05:49:21 PM »

Ok, several things to say....

Arwena!! Mom received her package today, and she LOVED it! She was so blown away! She said it made her day! She loved the chocolate, will wear the necklace when she goes into town, can't stop smelling the soaps, and says the gloves are just too beautiful to wear! Thanks so much for making such a wonderful package!

Poerava!! Glad you like all the stuff. I really hope it helps to build up your stash!

Mimiw!!! The side of the stamp is blurry!!! What happened??? It looks like it got wet. Was the package damaged? Can you replace the paper?  Undecided  Cry I really like the text/graphic combo you picked. It looks even better there than it did on my screen!

Regarding the stamp, I designed it, but I didn't carve it. Lines are a little TOO fine. It would have been a disaster!!! If anyone would like one, I LOVE doing these. Just put them on your list, and I'll claim them....when I have claims again!

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« Reply #269 on: May 06, 2008 11:08:26 PM »

Wow! Nofury! I love that stamp you made!  Grin

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