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« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2006 09:28:15 PM »

I am such a lucky girl!!!
I recieved a knit embroidered pillow, a sewn pillow, placemats, a tea cup candle with saucer, a journal with katherine hepburn and an amazing crocheted purse, it is amazing, and it was her first time crocheting!  She excellently captured my love for old movie glamour.

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« Reply #11 on: July 16, 2006 10:29:15 AM »

Wow it got to you really fast! I'm so glad you liked it!

Here's some pictures of the things I swapped to douglasa... sorry the pictures are so bad!

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« Reply #12 on: July 19, 2006 11:29:51 AM »

I recieved today!! Recieved TOO MUCH STUFF. It's SOOOOO CUTE.
Pictures to follow soon!
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« Reply #13 on: July 19, 2006 01:15:37 PM »

I like what people have done! Tres cute and v. retro.  Wink I'm going to be late sending out.. again... sigh. That was my goal, to send out on time, but hopefully I can make it up with sending cool loot Smiley

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« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2006 07:49:55 PM »

Hey all!  I just wanna let you guys know I think this is a very cool swap you have going here. Smiley

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« Reply #15 on: July 20, 2006 08:56:03 AM »

I received from KittyKill today!  Such awesome stuff! I will post pictures tonight -- tomorrow at the latest!

Thank you- Thank you -- Thank you Kitty Kill !!! 

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« Reply #16 on: July 20, 2006 07:53:58 PM »

Here are the great things I got from KittyKill:

A bunch of retro magazines -- truly amazing reading!!!! Yes, there is a Cosmo and a Esquire!!!  I will be photocopying images for hours!!!

A book -- Bachelor Girl by Betsy Israel

Two embroidered towels with cutie penguins -- which I am going to make into a cover for my new sewing machine!!

Vintage buttons

A coolio picture frame

Pictures of the Awesome Loot:

Close ups of the towels

Thanks KittyKill -- this was a great swap!

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« Reply #17 on: July 21, 2006 03:42:38 PM »

Okay... need to show off. DogGrrl is too amazing. Sorry is this is a lot of (bad) pictures, I just love everything so much.
First picture is the adorable box everything came in. TOO CUTE (and if photobucket hadn't so rudely made my picture very small you'd be able to tell that it says "Marlie's Retro Box-o-Fun!").
I know it's a bit hard to make out what's in the second picture, but it's a cute retroey photoframe on a gold easel (perfect for a painter!), an ADORABLE nightlight, and the square thing on the bottom is a sweet little notebook that says "Good Ideas" on one side and "Bad Ideas" on the other.
The third and fourth pictures are of a tote that impressed me so much that I just keep poking and proding at it to try and figure out how in the world anything can be so well made (I'm still pretty new to sewing.) Also it is covered in educational pictures that will show me the way to properly cook and clean!
Fifth are the first three freaking adorable shirts ever! PIGGLYWIGGLY ARE YOU SERIOUS?! I LOVE them.
And then as if it couldn't get any better. The sixth picture is me absolutely giddy and modeling the fourth shirt she sent me, (FOUR! Grin) on the front is a cute little cat... and the back says catsprefermarlie!!!
Oh and that's not even everything!! She also included two cd's! They aren't pictured because Dino's in my car cd player and the Retro Mix is in my computer!

« Reply #18 on: July 21, 2006 09:21:49 PM »

I'm so glad you liked everything!  I was having "end of swap anxiety"  Smiley!
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« Reply #19 on: July 25, 2006 10:27:44 PM »

I'm glad that you like everything! It was fun hunting for and making stuff. I love the bag! Super cute!

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