Saturday, 17 March 2012

Afternoon tea swapsies

This post is long overdue. I took part in my first swap earlier this year and really loved it. This "Afternoon tea"
 swap was hosted by Jewel's.

I was lucky enough to be paired up with the lovely Rae from FeltByRae

You can probably imagine how I squealed when my swap parcel arrived, filled with these goodies.
I received some Duchy's shortbread, a lavender sachet made by Rae, a bundle of pretty fabrics, beads and crafty goodies, a handmade brooch/necklace by Rae, Cath Kidston napkins and some silicon cupcake molds.


Every came looking so pretty, wrapped in lovely bright papers. I had to contain my excitement while I took this photo. I couldn't wait to see what was inside.


This is what I sent:
A piggy tea cosy, crocheted mini bunting I made, some Dr. Stuarts tea, Fimo cupcake trinket boxes made by me, a darling miniature teapot, cupcake flag made by me and some tea themed gift tags and cards I stamped.



I hope Rae enjoyed receiving her goodies as much as I did mine. Do "visit" Rae if you get the chance, she's extremely talented and very friendly. 

I am also taking part in Lissy Lou's vintage Easter swap. My parcel is nearly ready to go. I show you more about that soon.

Love Katie xxx

11 comments:

  1. Such pretty swap pressies :) The mini bunting you made is just so sweet, and the piggie tea cosy is adorable..

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  2. Hello Katie, thanks for your comment over at mine! Your swap goodies look lovely, sure you were both pleased with your parcels!! Enjoy that shortbread :) Have a lovely rest of your weekend xx

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  3. Hello Katie!
    Thank you for commenting on my blog and becoming a follower and big love for publicising my giveaway in your sidebar. The mice will have to write your name out twice! I have become a follower too, and look forward to seeing your crafty creations...
    x

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  4. Hi Katie - nice to see you over at mine too! Loving the swapsies - just wish I could spend my life swapping rather than running a business...would be so much more fun!
    Happy weekend to you
    fee x

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  5. Hi just found you through LAAlaas blog. Love the swaps you received ,especially the piggy tea cosy,so cute.Have a lovely weekend,juliexoxox

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  6. ooooh what wonderful swapsies! i did a christmas decoration swap and it really is great fun...i must join another.
    happy weekending
    love jooles x

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  7. I'm so glad you enjoyed the swap! You both sent and received such lovely parcels! xxx

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  8. Awwww what a lovely swap to be involved in. I'm sorry I've missed it!

    But I am involved in the vintage easter swap - looking forward to seeing what you make for your swap partner :)

    Have a lovely week!
    Leah xxx

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  9. What wonderful goodies :)
    Sue Xxx

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  10. I am so glad you liked your goodies

    I totally love mine - and all are in good use... I used a notelet to end as a thank you card just this week :-)

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  11. Hiya... just in case you still read comments on your blog I thought I'd let you know that my lovely piggy tea cosy is still in use and gets lots of compliments when I have friends to tea :)

    Rae xxx

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