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Simple Ramblings From A Prim Cottage

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Envelope Swap with Cindy

 I recently did a envelope swap hosted by Tam  These are so fun as you get a big padded envelope and fill it with little goodies.You would be surprised what can fit.I was excited to find out Cindy was my partner.I've followed her blog for a while but didn't know her real well so it was wonderful getting to know her better...She sent the sweet bee above it has little legs so it actually stands on it's own..Some handmade pins and a star pinkeep....
 Hand painted vintage rolling pin...
 And my very favorite a special linen Tea Towel with a bee skep stitchery and Bumble Bee Lane.It already found it's home in the kitchen we just spruced up.(pics soon promise) I hung it on the Pie Safe Cupboard door.....(you can click it to get a bigger pic)
 Cindy is such a nice person and I really enjoyed swapping with her.Thank you Tammy for hosting another fun swap and putting me with such a nice partner.Thank you Cindy for the sweet gifts I hope you enjoy yours as well.....I wanted to show you my weekend find as well.Not prim but I was so excited to have found it..
Poochie for girls.This was one of my favorites as a child,so who could resist..smile..I'm not keeping her but it was wonderful just to have the memory..Well it's been a busy week here and looks like I'll be busy the next few days.I need a PJ day badly..smile...Hope you all are having a wonderful week! ~Amy

21 comments:

The Moonlit Stitch said...

Wow! I can't believe all of that fit into an envelope! What a great swap - ENJOY! ~*~Lisa

Shannon DeMasi said...

Love the swap gifts. The envelope swap is such a neat idea!

Terra said...

That envelope held a lot of delightful gifts.

Trace4J said...

How cool a envelope swap!
Looks like you were spoiled :)
Sweet bee..
Blessings Trace

www.grannytracescrapsandsquares.com

Christine said...

I love the rolling pin and bees! It sounds like a fun way to get to know other bloggers.
Have a lovely day!
Christine

A Primitive Place ~ Tammy said...

Awesome swap goodies!
I especially loved the personalized tea towel and the bee.

Oh, I need a PJ day, too!!!
That sounds amazing. ;)

Thanks so much for joining in on the swap.

Hugs,
Tam

Jan - Life on Buttermilk Hill said...

Great package! I love everything the very talented and generous Cindy sent!! I wonder if she had to use her foot to cram all that great stuff into an envelope!?!?--Jan

Primitive Stars said...

Hi Amy,cute goodies you got,the bummblebee and towel,oh so sweet. Hope you get your P.J. day soon.Hugs Francine.

cynthia lee designs said...

Hi Amy,
I'm so glad that you like all the goodies that I made for you. I had fun making them for you. The towel looks great on your Pie Safe Cupboard door.
I kept watching for the mailman today, but my goodies didn't arrive. I'm so excited to get them...hope they come tomorrow.
hugs,
Cindy

jennifer768 said...

I love your goodies Amy! That bee and towel are wonderful...looks like you were spoiled! Hugs,Jen

Sheila said...

Hello Amy~
I'm really lovin' your goodies from Cindy! I saw them on her blog earlier when she emailed me to tell me I won her birthday giveaway! EXCITED! and I'm really excited to be swap partner with her too. Thanks for paring us up! I'm working on her goodies, when I'm not side tracked with other priorities of taking care of my MIL, and numerous other tasks. It's all good though, I'll get-r-done and out next week.
Love your little memory pooch too! Take care and if it makes you feel any better, I could use a PJ day as well.
hugz,
Sheila

Michelle said...

I love all of your goodies, so cute! I don't remember poochie, I must be a lot older than you! lol
Have a blessed Easter.
xoxo

Faye Henry said...

You had a lovely swap.. The rolling pin is wonderful..
Have a blessed Easter...

Mary said...

Love the bee and towel Amy!

Theresa said...

Cindy sent you some wonderful goodies. I must try one of Tammy's swaps one of these days.

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

What a great swap ~ such wonderful goodies you got ~ Love that towel, so sweet to put Bumble Bee Lane on it. Enjoy!!!
Looking forward to the kitchen redo!
Prim Blessings
Robin

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Hi Amy,
What a wonderful swap...and goodness me...that rolling pin was in there! Wow.
Great treasures and what a cut doggie doll...never seen them before.
Karen

frontporchprims said...

Wonderful swap items Amy. I am glad you got to know CIndy better. How fun to find a childhood toy. Those memories can be so fun. -Steph-

Susan At Glen Oaks Primitives said...

Hi, Amy:
Great swap treasures!
My favorite is the rolling pin.
Hugs,
Susan

bettyj said...

Looks like you had a wonderful swap. Happy Easter.

TheCrankyCrow said...

Love that little towel! Perfect! But how, exactly, does one fit a rolling pin in an envelope??? LOL! Sounds like a fun swap.....And, hmmmmm - can't say I've ever seen or heard of a Poochie either....Yikes - I'm getting old! ;o) Robin