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Thursday, 5 January 2012

Christmas Swaps

 Hello , what a windy day!!

Swap box number one.
I did three Christmas swaps this year, with three different "cyber" friends. Sadly I forgot to take photographs of two of the  boxes I sent, but they were all vintage bits. Here is what I received...
A rose corsage, Eyebag teabags, a heart pincushion,and a wonderful tea cosy x

A selection of handmade and vintage Christmas ornaments.
A wonderful peg dolly angel.

A handmade snowman x

a shabby chic calender x
A sweet coaster which is now by my bed x

A selection beautiful jewellery  x
Swap box number two

A beautiful pink glass hen dish and some vintage glass baubles 
A Paris note book, some tissues and pin up hand cream

Vintage Christmas lights.

They are so beautiful!

A wonderful crinoline lady tablecloth
Vintage style card.
Spicy Christmas tea and yummy sweets

Swap box number three

A beautiful distressed photo frame, hand knitted socks and vintage style cup cake \Christmas decoration were the contents of my last swap box x

Here's what I sent in return, a selection of individual tea bags, a pretty scalloped floral pin dish, an enamel candlestick holder, a tea strainer in the shape of a tea pot, a flower embroidered doily, a one pot tea pot and a vintage rose cup and saucer.
I love doing swaps x

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  1. Wow what an amazing amount of goodies. I love those vintage lights lucky you ;-)) And all those handmade decorations are gorgeous. dee x

  2. Wow! Lovely pressies.
    Julie xxxxx

  3. Lucky you - great gifts!
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

  4. Christmas swaps are so much fun!!


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