Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Viv’s Valentine Day Swap


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I know I have been kind of MIA lately, but I have been busy…..I am doing a family tree for a birthday gift and so I am have been happily in the land of the past……:)

But I am back now and I wanted to share the lovely box of goodies I got from my swap partner Joyce ( Scrap for Joy).  Joyce and I were lucky enough to get to meet here in Mesa, AZ a few years back and we hit it off immediately!  We have been great friends ever since, so when I found out that Viv had paired us up for her Valentine Swap I was so happy!

Take a ganger at what Joyce sent….she knows me so well! lol

The note on the inside of the box….


Everything was wrapped in fun tissue and hearts…..and sooo me!  I have been fortunate that my last few swaps, the people really knew me…. this was also a box of birthday goodies….I will be uh…..older on Saturday! So I got a double gift. :)  Quite a few photos here as Joyce went a little crazy! :)



Great die for my genealogy fun……


I love anything to do with cupcakes!


Aren’t these just so cute?????


She sent me some fun Cherry chocolate M&Ms…they tried to make a break for freedom….


I got them all though….:)

Some wonderful sheets of graphics…..




And then onto the Valentine goodies…..

Joyce is a talented paper artist and she made me the most wonderful piece of art!








Each little square something wonderful…..

It is hanging in my craft room!

And a homemade Valentine and Birthday card…..


This just cracked me up!



More goodies still…..


And it all came in this wonderful red tin tub!


Thank you Viv for a wonderful fun Swap….we can always count on you for a fun time!!!!!! Click on Viv’s banner  to see her fun items and “Scrap for Joy” to meet Joyce if you haven’t already….she is a sweetheart!

Also linking up with Sue’s Rednesday…..


Larain said...

wow what great gifts, your friend is very talented. Love the card about wing span. I will be crossing to her site to have a good look see. Thank you for sharing.

NanE said...

Aww, how fun, looks like Joyce soiled you! Now see, if I would spend more time visiting my friends blogs and less time on Pinterest then I would know about all these fun swaps! Thanks for sharing, hugs Nan

vivian said...

I'm so glad that you had fun! joyce's goodies were perfect for you and there is soo much stuff there! I love the things you sent her too!
Im glad you played in the swap. I just might be cooking up a little easter swap next!

April said...

This looks like a FUN box to receive! So many pretty things, and so much RED!
Happy Birthday, and Happy Rednesday too!

Laurel Leaf Cottage said...

Look at all the goodies!! I adore the little ice cream cups!! xx ~Deanna

My Vintage Mending said...

Joyce...Oh Joyce....isn't she a doll. I think the two of you are perfectly matched. These are beautiful. Happy Birthday to you! Smiles...Renee

D said...

What a haul to got!! Very cute stuff.

Kim K. said...

So many perfect gifts. A perfect match. Happy Valentines!

GARAGE SALE GAL ~ Deb's Earthly Delights said...

WOW, awesome gifts! You guys sure had fun with this swap!

~~Carol~~ said...

Wow, tons of goodies in that swap! I love what she made for you. Every little square is a work of art!
Happy REDnesday,

SueLovesCherries said...

Oh, Sandy, you really were blessed with this swap! What an awesome array of goodies. Absolutely love the drag queen card - yay, Joyce! What a unique card she made - it's beautiful!

Ric Rac and Polka Dots said...

Wow, look at all the beautiful things. I love it! You lucky girl!!! Have a wonderful day.


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