Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Colour Swap Received

I got a lovely surprise in the mail today - My husband handed me a squishy parcel he had collected from the Post Office -"From Fish Creek" - he says "Where? I am thinking - never heard of it!!"
It was my Colour Swap goodies..... Oh how exciting - This is my first swap - so it hadn't hit me until today how much fun it is to get something unexpected.
Each parcel was wrapped with a little tag - Illene explained that as she lives in  small town - she couldn't get all purple paper...but she did use a fat quarter for one of the presents - so who am I to think badly of lack of purple paper??

Here they are:

and all this loveliness was revealed:

Edible:  A variety of purple chocolates (some are missing already...) and a little handmade 'do-dad' to keep them in - maybe I will have to keep refilling it??
Smelly:  Some lovely body lotion and a lavender sachet.

Room in House:  2 handmade towels - one embroidered
Personal:  - wow, a notebook with handmade cover and bookmark, a pen - with a decorated box, and the fat quarter.

Thanks so much Illene!!

This has been a lot of fun - thanks to Cheryll for organising this swap and I promise mine WILL be sent before the deadline...nearly done.

10 comments:

  1. As soon as I read 'Fish Creek' I knew it was Illene. What a lovely lot of gifts you got...gorgeous! Today I also got a parcel from Illene...a beautiful mini quilt! So we've both been spoilt! :-)

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  2. yes i also knew it was Illene when you said fish creek.What a wonderful lot of goodies you got from Illene,lots of lovely purple items,enjoy.xx

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  3. Wonderful purple gifts! Congratulations!

    Hugs,
    Tatyana

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  4. How fun Susan... looks like some lovely goodies.....

    Hugz

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  5. The do dad is actually suposed to be a thread catcher but I use them for storing bits and pieces
    Pleased you liked your gifts and Hope I havent put you off future swaps

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  6. Lots of lovely purple goodies Susan. Hugs.......

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  7. How lovely Susan.....Illene is a wonderful swapper......and purple looks just right!!!!
    sugary hugs
    wendy xox :O)

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  8. What a lovely swap parcel. You have some beautiful items there. Sounds like a fun swap.

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  9. What a very pretty squishy there Susan - a beautiful 1st swap for you!!
    The purples are so pretty, and you even that wrapping fabric as a bonus, enjoy it all x

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  10. OOOhhh N-I-C-E purple items!Fish Creek... funny name BUT LoVeLy lady.
    Thanks for joining into this swap with us! :)

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