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« on: July 07, 2011 09:33:20 AM »

                                            
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« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2011 08:51:43 PM »

YAY! I'm all finished crafting and will be sending out tomorrow as scheduled! I'm so excited!

Wow has it been a busy month!
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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2011 01:06:56 AM »

Yay! I'm so excited. I will be sending yours in the morning. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2011 05:36:48 PM »

Well I am very excited to announce that I got my package from crassy_mcnasty!  Well I actually got it on Thursday, but have been super busy and unable to sit down and get everything done that I wanted to...

Okay without further ado...I love, love what I got and in fact I am wearing two of the pieces currently!

First I got this amazing skirt that is black in background with martini cocktails all over it.  I simply love the yellow rickrack at the bottom of the skirt.  I got so many compliments on it already!  Thank you so much and it fits perfectly too!

and a close up of the material and edging!

Next she included a awesome apron with 50's appliances and cupcakes.  Just my style!!  I love aprons too!

Hair Ornaments:  A (Rosie) scarf, a super cute leopard ribbon with a small red rose (I got lots of compliments on it, yesterday), A small red heart on a bobby pin with a red gingham little bow, a black and white fabric flower with cherries on it...

...and finally the one I am wearing tonight is also great because it has a green button on it and I love green!

the cake topper is the three tiered green and blue beaded necklace with matching blue earrings.  Fabulous!!!


Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!  I think that everything I received it so wonderful!! I love it ALL!
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« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2011 07:50:46 PM »

what an awesome package!! and a great start to our gallery Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2011 12:14:52 AM »

I received a wonderful swap parcel today. Check out these goodies!!And sorry I didnt flip these pictures, my computer is spazzing at the moment


Cutest little notw and envelope, alice in wonderland themed. <3 it!


Two hair clips. A bow and a rose. I love how different they are, but are still so 50's.



A cute little cross-stitch cherry box. it's adorable Smiley



Notes on Howlovely's favorite things from the 50's, plus some awesome birthday cards that I don't think I can part with Cheesy



Close-up of the birthday cards. They are brighter in real life


A set of four coasters. These are so cool! They have a heap of things from the 50's, like "A is for Apron" and so on.


close-up of one of the coasters


Cutest little bag. It should go perfectly with a dress I plan to buy in august. It matches the hairbow and also a hankerchief(which I was unable to get a photo of, but will probably be used as a head scarf thingy)


AND THE BEST TILL LAST!! A freaking davy crockett hat. It was meant to be for my dad, but now we are totally going to fight over who gets it! It's awesome!!


 Grin Grin Grin Grin ;DTHANK YOU HOWLOVELY!!! Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2011 01:02:37 AM »

I'm so glad you like it Smiley The handkerchief is supposed to be a hair tie Smiley And you took much better photos then I did so I am so stealing them Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2011 10:09:47 AM »

Two absolutely fantastic packages!
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« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2011 12:50:09 PM »

Wow, packages already!! So cute!

I want that martini skirt and kitchen apron. I also totally love those coasters!
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« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2011 01:42:32 PM »

My package is waiting at home!
But I'm still at work Sad I can't wait until I get to open it.
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