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« Reply #40 on: March 10, 2011 03:14:27 PM »

My package came today, but the mailman didn't even try to see if I was home (I was) so now I have to wait till tomorrow to pick it up at the PO. Sad
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« Reply #41 on: March 10, 2011 03:23:42 PM »

For fans of hand-carved stamps, the current issue of Linda Tieu's Pensieri zine is devoted to stamp carving.

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« Reply #42 on: March 10, 2011 05:13:02 PM »

So glad you like everything Tree27!!!
This was such an awesome swap!!! All the packages have been just amazing! Way too many things I liked to comment on individually.

I had planed on posting pics tonight (I received today too) but some surprise company just stopped in from out of town- so if not tonight tomorrow morning.  (Which also means I can't play with any of my new paper until tomorrow-ahhhhh!! )
« Reply #43 on: March 10, 2011 05:59:47 PM »

There are so many fantastic things turning up in these envelopes.  I can't wait to get mine.

 I stuffed so much in my package to Keyzmasta that the guy at the Fed Ex offfice started looking frustrated when I had trouble getting it closed.  I actually put my envelope inside a padded (slightly larger one) so it wouldn't poke through or rip. LOL

This was a lot of fun!  I would definately do this one again.

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« Reply #44 on: March 10, 2011 07:25:20 PM »

a big thank you to my awesome partner, rhapsody!
thanks for all the fun paper and stuff Smiley

some really cool papers I will use for cards for my card making swap club

bird's eye view of most of the stuff

my FAVORITE vintage ads, I really want to find a way to put this in my kitchen when I redecorate

some really nice hand painted cards!

and some magnets, which is funny because I also made cards and magnets for her! Smiley

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« Reply #45 on: March 10, 2011 08:45:03 PM »

Yay, WYOKrista, I'm so glad you like everything!  Grin  I laughed when I got your package and saw you sent magnets and cards too...I guess we were on the same wavelength! Smiley  Btw, the newspaper ads are from a 1935 Iowa newspaper.

I actually received WYOKrista's lovely package last Friday, but my camera and computer were having an argument, so I couldn't get pictures posted until now.  So without further delay, here's the pics!

Some handcrafted cards--I love them!

Adorable magnets...

The envelope was absolutely stuffed, I couldn't get it all in one picture! 

I especially love all the old book pages!  Thanks again WYOKrista--I can't wait to do some crafting with the things you sent!  Grin


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« Reply #46 on: March 10, 2011 10:01:16 PM »

I received from Brackish Potato! Eeeeeeeee! After a very long and tough day it was lovely to come home to the HUGE envelope full of goodies she sent me. I was very, very spoiled. Erm now I feel as though I should have stuffed more things into her package because trust me I could knock someone cold with the enevelope she sent me - that thing had some heft. Argh. Swap anxiety. Anyway here is the mountain of cool stuff I received:

And here are the awesome crafts she made for me:

A hand-made card, two flowers, a miniature crane, two ATCs and a cute Kitsuni/Giesha paper doll. I love, love, love them!

There is a ton of cool scrapbook paper hidden in that pile in the first pick and they are all so gorgeous and pretty. I had to resist immediately turning a couple into some ATCs.

Thanks so, so much for a wonderful swap Selena! I really hope you like your package when it arrives.


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« Reply #47 on: March 11, 2011 08:09:04 AM »

I'm so glad you like it, Jen! Would you believe, I had already sealed the envelope when I turned around and saw a few more things I meant to stuff in there! I guess that means I really have to organize!
I'm going to the PO today to pick up your package. I can't wait!

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« Reply #48 on: March 11, 2011 10:05:15 AM »

Fantastic stuff everyone! I love those roses -- are they difficult to make? I have them on my paper to-do list.

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« Reply #49 on: March 11, 2011 12:59:02 PM »

I love those roses -- are they difficult to make? I have them on my paper to-do list.
They aren't that difficult. They just require a little patience. The tutorial is here.

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