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Topic: October 2009 Birthday Swap Gallery/discussion  (Read 5649 times)
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« Reply #60 on: November 16, 2009 05:09:29 PM »

 Cheesy Cheesy  Yay! so glad it got to you today!   Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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« Reply #61 on: November 16, 2009 07:15:15 PM »

I recieved from Pixieval last week and apologise for the lateness in taking pics.
She sent me a lovely Yoyo necklace, a knitted head band with Stars (from my wists) and some lovely fabric.

I love the necklace and get comments on it where ever I go. Unfortunately my nephew (6 months old) thought it looked tasty so I need to sew one of the yoyos back. Yes I learnt my lesson about wearing nice things when having hugs with babies.

Lovely fabric, the green floral is going to be a nice flowy summer skirt.

Action shot of headband. Isn't it sweet?  Unfortunately we have started  30 + degrees celcius days so I'll have to wait until it cools down abit so I can wear it more.  Sad
Thanks Val, I love everything and you did an awesome job!
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« Reply #62 on: November 16, 2009 09:44:38 PM »

nice work guys!

I'm sorry for going mia lately.... school was stressful but I am now back!  I'm going to start updating feedback.  By the end of tomorrow if your packages and cards have been received you should have positives.  If I get anything wrong/miss you/somethine else... PM me and I get on it!

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« Reply #63 on: November 17, 2009 07:51:33 AM »

aww--how cute you are with your new headband!!

also, this is the first yoyo necklace I have seen...I really like the randomness of it and the colors are perfect!

always nice to get fabric--be sure to post when you make the skirt in the clothing section  Cheesy
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« Reply #64 on: November 17, 2009 01:45:16 PM »

What an exciting day! I wore my scoodie from elociNnicole, and came home to find I had recieved from swickered!! She made me a paintbrush roll to keep my brushes in and I love it! It's super cute and is something I can use everyday! Pictures momentarily =]
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« Reply #65 on: November 17, 2009 02:04:28 PM »

Here's an action shot with the scoodie! I love the colours she used! This is going to make winter sooo much more fun


She also made me a cute lil pouch!~.. it had chocolate in it at one point Cheesy

Thanks so much elociNnicole!!!

Here's a shot of the paint brush roll Swickered sent me! I'm so excited to use it and the fabric you used is just my taste!


Here's a shot of it rolled up plus the other goodies she included: some fabric paint and collage-y stuff for my projects! I love those leaves, I'm going to have a lot of fun with those for sure! Speaking of leaves, there's also some tea that looks super good. And some chocolate too (but not pictured, I'm too busy munching on it haha)

Thank you thank you thank youuu!
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« Reply #66 on: November 17, 2009 03:54:02 PM »

those colors go so well with your gorgeous hair!! lovely pattern as well!

and cute pouch--very cheerful and bright...

I never thought about a roll for my brushes! how handy is that!!

what a happy birthday!! topped off with chocolate..mmm  Cheesy
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« Reply #67 on: November 17, 2009 04:16:10 PM »

those colors go so well with your gorgeous hair!! lovely pattern as well!

and cute pouch--very cheerful and bright...

I never thought about a roll for my brushes! how handy is that!!

what a happy birthday!! topped off with chocolate..mmm  Cheesy

Aw thanks! My mom said it went well too! I'm totally in love with the pattern too, I love bright colours together.
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« Reply #68 on: November 21, 2009 09:32:23 PM »

Oh, I'm so glad you like it, Hilary!  I have a paintbrush roll and LOVE it, but mine isn't cute....so now I'll need to make one for myself. 

I just got my package from Val, aka PixieVal, today.  She made me the most wonderful crocheted pointy pixie hat.  I'll post pics soon.  I'm totally in love with it--it's so brightly colored and happy.

Yayyyy!!!!
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« Reply #69 on: November 24, 2009 10:12:21 AM »

Oh, I'm so glad you like it, Hilary!  I have a paintbrush roll and LOVE it, but mine isn't cute....so now I'll need to make one for myself. 

I just got my package from Val, aka PixieVal, today.  She made me the most wonderful crocheted pointy pixie hat.  I'll post pics soon.  I'm totally in love with it--it's so brightly colored and happy.

Yayyyy!!!!
I'm glad you like them! I had so much fun making them, I was a little nervous about them because they are crazier than anything I've crocheted before, but I thought they came out pretty cute1
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