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« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2005 04:26:18 PM »

WOW. I love the Edward Gorey diorama.

I just received my package from Starsix today, but I can't post pics.... but here's what I got:

- a set of notecards with sayings about reading on them. My fave is: " Never judge a book by it's movie" teehee
- two paper bookmarks with sayings on them
- two lovely beaded bookmarks. I don't really know how to describe them, but they're really pretty
- a beaded key chain
- a set of "this book belongs to" stickers, each one different, and each handmade
- and a beaded zipper pull that says "book geek". It's so a pro peau. ('scuse the spelling in french!)

It's awesome, and it's all stuff that I would never make myself (I do not have the patience for beading things.) which makes it even better. Thanks so much Starsix! Your package is on it's way.
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« Reply #11 on: August 13, 2005 09:58:26 PM »

i received my crafts from mllejessy.

it contained a white shirt with pink sleeves that says 'who's your librarian'
a reading log book made from an cool old fairy tale book
a pencil pouch with argyle pencils
and my favorite a large magnet that says 'when the bookmobile's rocking' he he he  Wink

thanks jessy!
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« Reply #12 on: August 13, 2005 10:29:38 PM »

It's so exciting to see/hear about what some people have received so far. I can't wait to see what everyone else will receive as part of this swap.
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« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2005 03:53:03 PM »

so I broke four needles in the making of one of the things, but now I'm done Grin not HORRIDLY late... hopefully I'll get to the post office tomorrow Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: August 15, 2005 04:27:57 PM »

Woo hoo!  Shuffar sent me an awesome swap package!

She sent me:
- a Reading Rockz t-shirt
- a Reading Rockz book cover
- a Reading Rockz tote bag with AMAZING embroidery
- a blank journal that she covered by hand
- a copy of About a Boy

I'll try to post pics later, or you can post them if you have some.

Thank you SO much, Shuffar!
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« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2005 07:39:14 PM »

ChtzpahGrrl
I'm glad you liked the stuff!

 Grin



I don't have a more detailed pic of what I sent, but I tried to go a little bit Rock N Roll, so ChtzpahGrrl could blend in with her Middle School Students.  Smiley
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« Reply #16 on: August 15, 2005 09:48:54 PM »

I recieved my stuff today!! And I thought it was my birthday for a second, I was so excited.
Here it is!

She sent an awesome card with this on the front. You have no idea how much I LOVE IT when people draw meows not purring on my packages. I cant get over how cute that cat is, either.


Here you can see the card, the cat (again) and the beautiful ribbon bookmark. It's really big, which is perfect for the art books I'll be studying over this next semester.

And finally:

A GREAT BIG pink book bag!! This is the perfect size for lugging around the horrific amount of books and cds I always check out. It has a super big pocket there on the side, I hope you can see it. And the coolest part--its reversable!! I wish I had gotten a picture of that inside fabric because it is beautiful.
Thanks, RosebrideJaya!!!
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« Reply #17 on: August 16, 2005 10:57:29 AM »

I got my stuff from Stopmoshun:
a shirt
a wooden purse with paperback cover decoration
and a Weetzie Bat notebook.
Thanks!
I especially love the shirt, and I'll be posting pics of both the stuff I sent and the stuff I got soon.
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« Reply #18 on: August 16, 2005 11:21:39 AM »

Okay, Gink is AMAZING.  Everything she made me is either incredibly cool and funny or completely my style.  Or both. Smiley

First of all - because this is my favorite thing -
An ordinary book?

no!!

(Sorry, having problems rotating that picture.  But isn't it awesome!?)

And the rest of the goodies:  a gorgeous brown cord bag with an amazing green lining, a harry potter tote with blue flowered lining, and some super cool notecards with French comics on them!

Thank you Gink, I love everything!
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« Reply #19 on: August 16, 2005 02:10:41 PM »

oh, everyone made such cool stuff...
I'm getting inadequacy nerves...  Lips sealed
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