Tuesday, December 27, 2011

I was Doubly Blessed !!! long post

This year I signed up for two Christmas Swaps.

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A Secret Santa Swap with Christine as my partner organised by Cheryll .I really enjoyed getting to know Christine over the six months of the swap. We decided to open our Sack on Christmas morning and I was just so pleased with ALL my beautiful gifts.
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Beautiful Fabrics and threads. 

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A Folder to hold my patterns

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Thread catcher, scissors with matching fob and tape measure,                                            
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Charm Squares and a beautiful needle case with a packet of my favourite needles

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A wee light to stitch my hexies by,

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Lovely new coat hangers. Lavender Hearts to hang in the wardrobe with a gorgeous button and embroidery .

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Some cute nail files, hand cream and Lip Balm. Also a great new bag to put my crafty things in.

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A pretty Beaded Necklace.

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And a Beautiful Christmas Table Runner

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I love the label Christine printed and stitched on the back.


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Thanks heaps Christine. It was lovely to be able to open my Sack on Christmas morning and find all these wonderful gifts.

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Also a big Thank you to Cheryll for running the swap.

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The second Christmas Swap was The Advent swap organised by Fee and I was happy to have Peg as my partner.

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It was the first time I have participated in an Advent Swap and it was such fun to open a gift every day and getting to know Peg by chatting each day through e-mails.

Look at all the goodies I received from Peg

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Then on Christmas morning I opened the last gift.

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OH!!!!  Not one but TWO gorgeous Table Runners. What beautiful colours.

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HUGE Thank You to Peg for all my gifts and to Fee for running the swap.

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25 comments:

  1. All your gifts from Christine are just so wonderful Maria...the Advent swap was so good....just loved each and every one of my gifts....I had fun putting together the package for you.....hugs Maria you are awesome....xxxx

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  2. whow what a wonderful lot of gifts from Christine and Peg,such beautiful gifts.Both these swaps were a lot of fun xx

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  3. All Your Gifts from Both Swaps are Just Lovely..
    happy new year.
    cheers

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  4. A LOT of beautiful gifts !!!! Enjoy !
    Florence

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  5. what amazing gifts. So, so beautiful! Enjoy them all.

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  6. I'm so glad you liked all your presents Maria. I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know you and putting your sack together. This was certainly a fun swap.

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  7. Wow
    Love all your gifts but the table runners are very special

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  8. What great swaps. I love your blog. Can't wait to read more.

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  9. You are loved! What awesome gifts. It is so much fun meeting other quilters/ crafters from all over the world. Enjoy all you treats.

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  10. Oh wow!!!! You really did get doubly blessed with beautiful gifts.

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  11. Wow! So many nice presents.
    Happy Hollidays!
    Manuela

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  12. How lovely - looks to me like oyu hit the jackpot!!

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  13. Looks like Christine and Peg spoilt you rotten... Oh and you did them too hehehe... love all the pressies and the runners are just gorgeous xxx

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  14. WooHoo... what a huge lot of goodies you received. And ALL are just so wonderful! Thanks for playing along in Sack swap with us.
    HaPPy NeW YeAr too! :)

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  15. Beautiful gifts from both Christine and Peg, lucky you!

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  16. O what Lovely gifts - kinda like they looked into your heart. You are indeed so very special to all of us whose life's you have touched .

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  17. Whew! What a bunch of wonderful stuff! I saw some of the things that you sent to your partners, and they were awesome, too.

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  18. Wow, so many beautiful gifts! The table runners are stunning.

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  19. What a lovely array of gifts..you must be thrilled...

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  20. Gracious! You did receive two bulging parcels full of gorgeous goodies. You were very spoilt as well.

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  21. How spoilt are you, and so well deserved. I love your christmassy look to your blog too. xx

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  22. Wow lucky you, what gorgeous gifts and such a fun swap. I'm sure you put as much effort into organising the gifts for your end of the swaps too :-)

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  23. What wonderful gifts you received from Christine and Peg. I'm sure they were just as pleased with the wonderful things you sent to them.

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  24. Your tables will certainly be well dressed in 2012.
    Lovely gifts you have received - Enjoy them all.

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