Sunday, February 14, 2010

Cathy's Treasured Heirlooms Amour Valentine Swap Reveal

For Valentine's Day, I participated in Treasured Heirlooms, Cathy Scalise's Amour Valentine swap.  This was Cathy's first "gig" as a swap hostess and she had an amazing turnout of over 60 participants. My Partner was Lisa Hogan of Lisa's Craftique Boutique. (side note: I love to go there to listen to Michael Buble!!!) Our assignment was to fill a heart-shaped box with goodies our partner would enjoy and if you couldn't find a heart-shaped box, you could substitute another shape box. I couldn't find the heart boxes this year so I used a rectangle box and Lisa did the same. My gifts from Lisa,including the box, are the following...

Bits and bobs for crafting, a sweet teddy bear, notecards and a pen, candies, a candle, vintage handkercheif and a vintage card. The box was glittery and sparkley and was decorated with cute valentines. Thanks  Lisa, for all of the lovely gifts!  hope this was as much fun for you as it was for me!
My gifts to Lisa included a decorated candle in pinks, some truffles, some ephemera for crafting and a doily, a heart doorhanger (handmade but not by me). Everything was given in the painted and decoupaged box altred with some ephemera, vintage seam binding, crocheted doily and beautiful Anna Griffin scrapbook paper that looks for all the world like vintage wallpaper.There are additional pictures on my Flickr photostream here.

Thank you Cathy, for hosting this beautifully themed and fun swap! I'm sure you are exhausted after all of the matching and follow-up! Put your feet up and enjoy some chocolate!



vivian said...

such sweetness! thanks for the reminder that were supposed to be posting that swap today. guess I better go add it on to the post I already did!
have a sweet day with your valentine!

LisasCraftiqueBoutique said...

Thankyou Joyce for being my swap partner. This was a lot of fun. I love my box and am keeping it in my room full of treasured goodies. Happy Valentine's Day:)

Peridots Garden Blog said...

So beautiful! Gorgeous pinks and lovin' the crochet! Did you say TRUFFLES? All I can think of is mmmmmmmmm!

Thank you for sharing!


Cathy said...

Hi Joy,

Thank you for participating in my first swap. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

Please post pictures of what your swap partner sent to you, so everyone can see what you received for Valentine's Day.



Vera said...

Beautiful!! Wasn't this a fun swap!

Olivia Paige

Lisa said...

What great goodies given and received!!I have hag the best time with this swap!
Hugs, Lisa

the sassy beach said...

WOW! What fun this was! I had a blast! Can't wait untill next year to do it again
Happy Valentine's Day to all of you!
hugs sassy gail

Shabby Shan said...

You received some beautiful goodies! I really enjoyed this swap! Thank you for sharing!
Happy Valentine's Day!

Shabby Shan's Cottage

sandy said...

What fun this was! My first, but definitely not my last swap.
Happy Valentine's Day!
Hob Nobbers

the sassy beach said...

WOW! What fun this was! I had a blast! Can't wait untill next year to do it again
Happy Valentine's Day to all of you!
hugs sassy gail

Ele at abitofpinkheaven said...

love the fabric heart and the card with the roses!

stephanie said...

Thanks so much for sharing all the photos of the swap. What great gifts you gave each other...It was a fun swap, wasn't it?

Paula Clare said...

I just love your always have such wonderfully fun and colorful things! Thanks for sharing the fun!

Lori said...

Fun swap time we all had didn't we! Lovely surprises! Lori

Cassandra said...

What fun! This was so much fun. Thanks for sharing :) Cassandra

Pam said...

Both your boxes were wonderful. Love the vintage crochet pieces. This was a fun swap.

Dee said...

Love seeing all of this! Your pink striped box is just gorgeous!


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