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Topic: February 2011 Birthday Swap - Discussion and Gallery  (Read 13342 times)
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« Reply #160 on: March 04, 2011 12:44:05 PM »

Hmm now I want to make some paper towels... anyone have a link to good instructions?
And that jewelry is beautiful!
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« Reply #161 on: March 04, 2011 01:40:11 PM »

I recieved my birthday present from Sarad!

Here is a picture of everything all together:
my sailor moon locket! and extras (bento box and hello kitty pencil case)

and inside of the bento box...

food picks and sauce bottles!

A close up of the compact

and the inside


Thank you so much Sarad! I love everything!
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« Reply #162 on: March 04, 2011 06:39:56 PM »

I'm glad you liked everything, CharmmyKitty. I got lucky finding a compact that was already pink! I hope it serves you well.

For the unpaper towels, here's the tutorial that I (sort of) followed, but I used birdseye cloth instead of terrycloth. I didn't do the snaps or the roll, since snaps have the potential to scratch, but I think the idea of adding the snaps and putting them on a roll is kinda cool. More paper towel-like. http://www.sewastraightline.com/2010/04/rolled-kitchen-towels-tutorial-and.html  Mostly I just used the tute for the measurements. They're fairly simple to make. Good luck!
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« Reply #163 on: March 04, 2011 08:00:53 PM »

Thank you! Now I can go make some pretty paper towels!
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« Reply #164 on: March 05, 2011 03:23:05 PM »

What a great couple packages! I would love to make some of those cloth towels! I hate buying paper towels so much that I don't even get them anymore unless I know I will use them!

I will be getting some feedback updated tomorrow as well as sending/receiving status. My son is really sick so I have been tending to him first rather than anything else lately!
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« Reply #165 on: March 05, 2011 09:17:24 PM »

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« Reply #166 on: March 05, 2011 09:28:51 PM »

My pictures of the wonderful package I received from Idlersdesign

Vintage bike notebook


Ink pad and notecards


Magic washcloth


Sock Monkey stamp


Tandem bike stamp


More tandem bike stamp (because it is the best ever!!!)


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Kinderbueno bar which has long since been eaten




Thanks again! I love everything

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« Reply #167 on: March 06, 2011 05:41:21 AM »

Waiting, waiting, waiting for packages!!  I'm getting excited Smiley  One package should be here any day now...hmmm...no one checked yesterday's mail.  It may be at my house right now!  I'll check when I get home from work Smiley
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« Reply #168 on: March 06, 2011 08:58:39 AM »

Arg, I'm finally posting pictures of the FABULOUS and well loved package I received from QueenNinjaMonkey!

First, Jack Skellington mini ornaments! They're so cute! I love all the expressions. Not sure why this pic is sideways though...



AND the best jar of whimsies I've ever received! So many wonderful things in here!







I tried to get another pic of all of my most favorites, but my camera died before that could happen Sad
My most favorites are the skeleton hand (it's a barette!), the bottlecaps (totally going on my bottlecap table!), the plastic bows, the owl and Hello Kitty bells, the little The Scream rub on thing, the apple core ribbon, the little skully ribbon, the tickets, OMG but I really do love it all!
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« Reply #169 on: March 06, 2011 01:20:38 PM »

wowza!  I think I would have to spend hours going through everything in that whimsy jar!  

The ornaments are also so very cute...nicely done!

I also love the stamps--the tandem bike is my favorite! And what a great vintage notebook!

oops--almost forgot--I was at work when the bento box and  lovely compact was posted!  I love all the cute things inside and the Hello Kitty stuff never seems to stop being cute! Cheesy

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