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indigo_roses
« on: August 12, 2008 05:03:42 PM »

Post pictures here when you've received your package! Please remember to pm your specific organizer when you send and receive! PM'ing us when you receive is important, otherwise we might end up thinking that your package was eaten by the mailman and that you need an angel package!


Green = sent and received from partner
Purple = sent and in transit
Blue = sent, not received from partner
Orange = sending late with communication
Red = LATE, CONTACT ME IMMEDIATELY!
Strikeout = feedback given

indigo_roses' group

ollieorange <--> EowynUlysses
Kitten Wranger <--> urvi
Nicolatte <--> hippiejo74
xray kitten <--> Kookaloo_Starr
m8888888 <--> rangerbeth
tazzell <--> poppyache
SnapsAndDrangons <--> bronzfrog
h_pets360 <--> Silly
Tanzie <--> jaybee  <--> indigo_roses (replacement partner)
krazy4katz <--> fezzle

Imagine --> smittenheart (angel package)

Feedback has been given to everyone in ollieorange's group except for rosesanplacebos, whom I am waiting to hear back from.
« Last Edit: October 15, 2008 05:14:59 PM by indigo_roses » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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ollieorange
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2008 04:47:35 PM »

Team ollieorange:
indigo_roses <------> irockmysocksoff
mimikachu <-------->barbot
rosesanplacebos <----->smotheredsleepingbeauty?Huh
aimeerox <--------->ceralboxes84
opheliapoe <-----> winstongang
pinkleo <----------->michelleames
Tuesday (flaked)<------>smittenheart<---- Imagine Swap angel!
« Last Edit: September 25, 2008 07:10:00 AM by ollieorange » THIS ROCKS   Logged

nicolatte
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2008 05:40:53 PM »

 Ok, so I can finally put up my pictures!! Sorry it took so long, I just got home from work not to long ago. Hippiejo74 sent some fantastic stuff, here it all is!

 First was this amazing skirt, made from t-shirts and jeans, she must have spent so much time on it! And it fits perfectly! Cheesy




 Then she made this gorgeous, ocean themed, decoupaged box from tissue paper, that also had stickers and resin on it. I really like the colors on it! 



 She also made me a bracelet out of a knitting needle I think it was (can you tell I don't knit), resin jewelry, and a really cute bag from a tshirt with CATS and a bird embroidered on!





 Everything was super, I love everything hippiejo74! I'm bringing my skirt with me camping Grin Thanks so much again, I can't wait to send yours!! Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2008 06:10:52 AM »

wonderful package
I love the skirt!
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2008 03:49:55 PM »

Awesome package!  I, too, love that skirt!

I received from mimikachu today!  Smiley

She made me a fantastic journal -- which I really needed for my sketches and designs!  How did you know?  And a tiny notepad made from her metro cards -- how cute!  She also included a cool pencil (a smencil) that is made 100% from recycled newspapers -- and smells like CHOCOLATE!


Some lovely paper bead jewelry:

I really need to learn to make these.

A neat record bowl -- it's going to hold some of my crafty supplies!


And last, but definitely not least, a handsewn bag from reclaimed fabrics!

This bag will be perfect for shopping.  And check out those stitches!  Girl, you must have a TON of patience.


Thank you so much, Melissa!  I really love everything in my package, and appreciate all of your hard work!   You rock! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2008 04:27:48 PM »

The greatest moment of my childhood was when I was given a sewing machine. It meant I no longer had to hand-sew my Barbie clothes.

I have the utmost respect for anyone willing to handsew human-sized projects.

The paper bead jewellery is gorgeous!
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ollieorange
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2008 06:53:10 PM »

The paper bead jewelry is really cool! I finished my medium tonight and *ahem* started my large. My small totally bombed- I'm going to have to start over on that one.
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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2008 08:27:48 PM »

I'm so happy that you liked the package! I have never ever tried to make paper beads before, but considering that I've taken to using subway maps for everything--rolling them up into beads and sealing them only seems natural. I am also definitely considering getting a sewing machine---but I kind of take pride in all my ridiculous hand-sewing-ness. I also live in NYC. Which means, um, no space. Smiley

Can't wait to get your package barbalot!
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rangerbeth
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2008 04:55:46 PM »

Everything looks great! Good job to those who were early! I sent my package today and I can't wait until Morgan gets it. I hope she will find everything useful. I have posted pictures of the items I sent on my flickr (no peeking morgan!) I can't wait to see what everyone else gets!

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« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2008 07:18:26 PM »

 Lips sealed Whoops.....forgot to check the gallery! So glad everything came and fitted and everything, nicolatte. The bag is actually from a set of jersey(tee shirt material) bed sheets that I purchased. The bag holds the sheets and already has the bag complete! I use these everytime I buy jersey sheets and use them for our car to hold toys for the kiddies. The purple patch I hand beaded and the material came from an absolutely hideous wedding bridesmaid dress and the bracelet is made from, yep, a knitting needle. The resin had recycled stuff in it from hand made cards from my friends/family.
Barbolot - what a great haul! The journal made me laugh (I love Barry! Wink) and the paper beads are way cool!  Grin
« Last Edit: August 26, 2008 09:24:24 AM by hippiejo74 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Come check out my etsy shop - vintage, eco-friendly and all kinds of crafty goodness Smiley
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