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« Reply #130 on: July 03, 2010 10:41:54 AM »

 Cool   Oops!  I forgot to mention that Sejimara also included a packet of these nifty little thank you note cards that look like marbleized notebooks, with a pencil writing the word 'notes'.  So cool!
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« Reply #131 on: July 03, 2010 03:59:46 PM »

Grin  I received from my partner, Sejimara!  Grin  (I am unable to post photos; Sejimara will do so (thanks), but I wanted to list all the goodies I received from her.

Keep in mind that Sejimara and I have been partnered together in THREE SWAPS so far  Cheesy, and she NEVER disappoints!

This swap package was like a showcase for all of her different skills!  Here goes:

1)  The cutest little ladybug hat with eyes on the brim!  My six year old has taken it over and will be wearing it tomorrow for the Fourth of July!

2)  A green dishtowel that I "think" she embellished with yellow and orange sewn lines on it...it still has the tags on and looks so perfectly done that I'm not sure.... Wink

3)  A photo frame that she painted silver (always useful!)
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4)  A photo album that she covered with summer themed paper...I love the paper and this item will also be very useful as I have been asking all my swap partners to send me postcards from their area so that I can start collecting them...I plan on using them as a teaching tool with my preschool students eventually...till then, this will be the perfect place to keep them!

5)  A perfect little nine space shadowbox that she painted white and embellished the sides with scrapbooking paper (Does that paper look familiar??   Cheesy).  Inside, she made me four inchies in themes of things I like!  She also included blank, painted inchies for me make!  My girls already got out their stickers and decorated them!  Beautiful!

I wish my local dollar store had such cool stuff to work with!  Thank you again, Sejimara!
I am so glad you like everything.  I did not make that awesome dishtowel, but the colors reminded me of you and I really wanted to whip it into a change purse, but that didn't happen.  I got the idea for the hat off the internet and I know you love ladybugs, glad your Dtr like it too.
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« Reply #132 on: July 04, 2010 07:02:07 AM »

Great stuff, I love love love that flower button mirror. Can't wait to see your haul Ms. Barbara.
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« Reply #133 on: July 04, 2010 06:06:54 PM »

I inserted the pics into Miss Barbara's quote so they would be under the descriptions and they're not there....sorry about that.
Here's the hat:

BEFORE

The photo album:

The frame:

BEFORE

The Inchie Shelf:

BEFORE
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« Reply #134 on: July 05, 2010 03:22:59 AM »

these are so cool! i love the little shelves, i'm a clutter person, so i need organisation! Smiley

also, i've updated a few more feedbacks so if you have both sent AND recieved please check your profile for me, thanks! Cheesy
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« Reply #135 on: July 05, 2010 02:25:15 PM »

I just got a great package in the mail from Britness!!!  This is great.  There were 2 bags (could be used for a tote or purse...super cute), a dishtowel with a ribbon sewn on so I can tie it to the oven handle (super cute and handy), a nice plastic snap top box with 3 mini boxes, the mini boxes had my kitties initials on em and kitty toys!!!  


Glad you liked them...BTW the dish towel is actually a apron....i have one like that comes in handy when baking and need to dust off hands...The mini boxes are supposed to be little treat boxes...i was gonna put treats in each but forgot...The blue and white tote I made out of a cute place mat.
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« Reply #136 on: July 05, 2010 05:48:45 PM »

i am loving everyone's items they can make with $10!!!


PREPARE TO SEE MY PARCEL FROM NOBODYHASTHISONEYET!!! Grin Grin Grin Grin(yes it deserves caps lol)


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a super cute purple dragon which i absolutely adore! Grin


better pic of the dragon and his super cool wings


an amazing mask with a wooden spoon handle! i love the detail on this, its so intricate. Cheesy


forgive this photo, i had just woke up lol


extra notebook and funky pencils. that notebook has paper made from sugarcane!! that is so cool! Grin Tongue


extra feathers Wink


this is an extra i asked for, i saw that nobodyhasthisoneyet made (in a previous swap) this wonderful book and so i asked her if she could make one for my sister and her children. its great Smiley


Grin ;Dthank you so much nobodyhasthisoneyet! i love it all!! Grin Grin
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« Reply #137 on: July 06, 2010 04:23:53 PM »

Nice haul. I knew that nobodyhasthisoneyet would do an awesome job. I love that dragon.
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« Reply #138 on: July 06, 2010 05:12:29 PM »

I received from Cxcaitlyn!  Here are pics of my Awesome stuffs!  BOY did she research me good!

My favorite first! The Tote bag of combined doggie and internet speak GOODNESS:



HAHAHAHA it's so awesome and funny! The dog is embroidered, complete with dual-colored collar! Sweetness! =D  It was based on this photo:  GENIUS!






There's also two plushies:  A little green monster:

 Rawr!!

and a two-headed Elephant! Hee hee!





I think I'll call him Jean-Claude!  XD!

And last but not least: A framed earring-holder!  It's backed with foam so I can just stick the earrings right in there.



The note that came with it!  Sorry for sidewaysness:



You absolutely need a pixel, Cxcaitlyn! See miniaturedalmatians .com for more infoz on dat. ^_^

THANK YOU so much! Very creative use of dollar store stuffs, and MAN you hit the nail on the head when it comes to "Stuff-skullseamstress-would-like"  !!!!

Thanks a million!  =D   <3

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« Reply #139 on: July 06, 2010 06:36:35 PM »

So cute! I admit, I don't speak the LOL very well, but your tote bag is so cute!
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