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« Reply #70 on: July 21, 2012 02:57:59 PM »

I adore the hair clips(?) in the 1st photo and the paper(?) things in the 2nd! Oh my gosh I love those! Seriously awesome.
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« Reply #71 on: July 23, 2012 10:26:44 AM »

Aren't they, Calabaza? I love the hair pins and the hoop! Cheesy

Oh, and I made those hankies...Liberty (of London) have the best vintage-inspired fabric...this swap was such a thin excuse for me to visit their sales to get fabric! Wink

Am I the last to received? I picked up the best package at the Post Office from How Lovely this afternoon and I was truly spoilt!
Here are all the items from the parcel


There was a vintage inspired covered journal and bookmark...just the right size for my handbag (I love this size)


A fabulous flapper girl, who I am naming Mabel. Isn't she cute?


Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful envelopes from a vintage Japanese book


The most amazing lap quilt ever...I nearly cried when I saw it, it is so gorgeous.


The background fabric is vintage inspired and the yoyos are repurposed from a yukata (is this right?). How Lovely used both the outer fabric and lining, and it is too beautiful for words.


Finally a shot of all the extra goodies. What How Lovely doesn't know is that I have a set of sushi plates that match the soy sauce bowls. Serendipity or what? There is also fabric tape and wonderful Japanese papers.


Thank you so much How Lovely, you're a wonderful swap partner! Grin
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2012 Swaps
Nov: SS Ornament R3
Sep: MALC 6x6 Canvas
Aug: 4x6 Art5
Jul: Hand-Carved Stamp4 and Vintage
Jun: Journal for a Month2
May: 4x6 Art2 and Crafted Cushion Cover2
Apr: Beginners Inchie3
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« Reply #72 on: July 23, 2012 11:31:45 AM »

What a great package, I especially love the little felt flapper girl.  So sweet!
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« Reply #73 on: July 23, 2012 02:25:41 PM »

amazing packages from everyone! we are a lucky and talented group!!! i hope we get to do this again soon....;-D
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« Reply #74 on: July 23, 2012 08:46:54 PM »

So glad you like it Smiley I can't believe you have matching plates! Yep Yoyos from a yukata Smiley
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« Reply #75 on: July 23, 2012 09:42:53 PM »

And we are done ladies and ladies! Everyone has received with NO FLAKERS! YAY!  Loved this swap and will have to do another one soon-ish.  Now Im off to decide what swap I want to organize next *woosh*
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