Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Surprise, Surprise...

My friend Michelle of the blog Michelle's Little Piece of Heaven had a brilliant idea last month when she hosted her first ever craft swap.  Everyone had a month to plan ,make, buy, and package their offerings and a few more days to ship them to their swap partner.

My box arrived today at my local post office and I nearly RAN all the way there to get it.  Well, I am excited to share with you the amazing handmade goodies I received from my swap partner, Kristina of the blog Pioneer Woman At Heart.  She is one amazing artist.

Enclosed in my box were so many awesome handmade gifts that I now feel a little guilty.  My offering was not so momentous.   Thank you Michelle for having this great idea to share a bit of ourselves with someone new.  It's always nice to make new acquaintances and doubly so when the new friends are fellow crafters, farmers, gardeners, and lovers of the land.  A great BIG thank you sent with many hugs to Kristina for these AMAZING handmade crafts.  I will really enjoy them all.  Here's what she made for me in pictures...

gorgeous crocheted goodies for the kitchen...
beautiful mug cozy flowers, a hand embroidered doily rimmed in beads, and an adorable teacup pincushion. Wow!
This herb drying rack was made from barn wood.  It's a perfect place to hang my keys.
These cards showcase gorgeous images photographed by Kristina
coolest bookmark EVER!
My favorite color, purple!
  These last few items were really neat.  I like lip gloss and have never had a lip gloss satchel before now.  The crocheted bag is a soap keeper designed by Kristina to hold my bar soap in, and even soap scraps to use em all up.  The lily pads are silicone lids that I plan to use in the kitchen when I am storing a bit of this or that in a mason jar in the fridge...

Michelle said it best this morning when I told her about my box.  "Kristina gave you Christmas today" and aint that the truth.  Have a great week friends.



  1. I am so glad you enjoyed it all. I hope all the colors work for you too.

  2. I love everything Kristina. Thanks so much. I look forward to hearing about your package.

  3. Wow, you really got some nice things too! Very pretty work!sionCur The