Monday, 1 October 2012

Goodies from a friend ...

A few weeks back I received a wonderful parcel in the post.
It was goodies from a sweet friend, Helen.
This is her blog. Visit, read and follow!! - Because It's well worth it. I love her.

We were both feeling a little "down in the dumps" and needed cheering up.
 Helen is so generous and kind. She wanted to send me a gift, but I wanted to send her a gift too. So it turned into a little "just because" swap.

Above are the wonderful treats I received from Helen.
They came beautifully wrapped (but I tore them open in excitement before taking a snap!)
There was a wonderful collection of handmade goodies (don't you love Helen's Christmas makes?!)
She'd made a lovely bag, which was full of gorgeous decorative treats, as well as smellies, candles, bunting, magazines, cake stands, craft kits and embroidery patterns!

Jealous?!?! I thought so.

This is what I sent to Helen.
I made crocheted goodies, a candle, cupcake flags, fridge magnets, brooches and a necklace with a presentation box for the jewellery.
I also sent a mug, umbrella, Cath Kidston notes and badges, a giant pincushion, cross stitch kit and handmade card (not pictured).

Thanks again Helen for my wonderful treats.
I adore each and every little thing.

Have a great week, Ladies and thanks for reading.

Love Katie


  1. Jealous? Me? Erm, Yes! What lovely goodies. Swaps are wonderful for cheering up aren't they? Rx

  2. Wow, what treasure Katie!
    I agree, it's soo exciting to receive a parcel of such goodies!
    Have a happy week...
    love Maria x

  3. What a lovely swap, perfect for cheering up!

  4. Hi Katie - I am so pleased that you liked your goodies. My darling daughter is still trying to aquire more of the treats that you so kindly sent me. She disappeared to school with my brolly this morning! XX

  5. I always think miscellaneous swaps are the best kind, and friendship is the key to happiness xxx

  6. Oooo this is a wonderful cheer up swap. Such pretty goodies.

  7. Hello Katie ... have joined Helen's blog, it's lovely, and what lovely pressies!

    Love Claire xxx

  8. How sweet..aren't blog friends just the best :) Really lovely pressies!
    Magie x

  9. Ooh its always nice to receive treats - they look lovely both given and received xxx

  10. What a blessing to receive such lovely treasures...mail is always so much fun to get and to give. Thank you for visiting me the other day...may your week be filled with joy. xo

  11. Bootyful blog xxx Love it. So glad you popped by to say hello and leave me a comment because now I am following your lovely blog too. Michelle x

  12. What a lovely thing to send and receive. Sue x

  13. Dear Katie you are really a lucky beggar to receive so wonderful gifts! What a lovey idea to send and to receive. I joined Helen's blog. It is so lovely. Have a good time. Nicole

  14. What a wonderful friendship you both have and showing by giving each other such lovely gifts
    Good friends are hard to find so treasure that friendship well.....xx

  15. What a lovely idea and such lovely gifts xxx