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Hi my name is DeeDee and this is my personal Craft Journal...This is where I will post the multitude of crafts that I do...A few personal things might slip in here and there but for the most part I am a crafter/ designer and that is what you will see....Comment if you like, I would love the to hear from you....make today your day to stop and craft it away....

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Fall Findings Swap

Over at  Some Days are Like Diamonds we did an altered cigar box lined with fun fall goodies.. I got to swap with Nancy at Coeur d'Alene  man have you seen her stuff.. I am a bit intimidated to say the least..all very, very beautiful...here take a look for yourselves at the beautiful, beautiful things she sent me...
the outside..
this tag is so awesome..
and she hasn't been feeling well at all..please stop over and send her some good health wishes..


the inside jam packed full



look at this lovely stuff...





aren't these just so adorable and soft





my grand-daughter and I are so making some of these soon...beautiful seashells.



I feel so very spoiled. 

thanks Nancy

Well I dived in and come up with something I hope she will just love... here is how it all started




and I started with this

paper and lace





then I added some of this



close up it looks like this...



I filled it with all of this...



some fall fun things


and my vintage find one day with added laces


some 3-D Scarecrow magnets


a coaster with some fun fall bells


a handmade vintage tag


A charm to start our friendship


some lovely all natural soap


and some very fun All Hallows Eve vintage tags


and the inside of the box empty


I love decorating these boxes...I just loved how this turned out...I had fun finding things to fill it with and was excited to mail it off to Nancy..

I was so excited to see what I recieved
Happy Fall Y'all

DeeDee


A Note to Nancy

I just love all the little treasures you sent..so beautifully done...with love in your heart..I will be sending all my freinds to visit you...I hope you are feeling better real soon...and we can correspond a bit...safe travels to your winter home...Happy Fall Y'all



Thanks so much for the fun swap with our sorority sisters Karen..I pormise next time to get it all correct...I had so much fun....

13 comments:

Proper Prim said...

What a great box on it's own and the goodies you filled it with are another bonus. I am sure your friend will be thrilled.

Great job..

Hugs, Deb

Fun With This and That said...

I want to be your swap. Sorry to hear about your neck that stinks.Laura Q

debbie said...

DeeDee,
WHAT A BEAUTIFUL JOB....YOU NEED NOT BE INTIMIDATED AS YOUR WORK IS ALWAYS BEAUTIFUL, AND FULL OF YOUR FRIENDSHIP EXTENDED. THAT WAS ONE GORGEOUS CIGAR BOX TO START WITH.
WHERE DO YOU FIND BOXES LIKE THAT?
I HAVE TRIED POSTING AND BLOGGER LETS ME GET 1/2 THROUGH AND IT LOCKS UP AND WILL NOT LET CONTINUE AND I AM WAY BEHIND.
HAVE A HAPPY FALL DAY SWEET FRIEND.
HUGS
SIMPLY DEBBIE

Karen said...

OMG! I didn't read it yet! And I barely peeked either! Repost it for the reveal party on Sat the 30th!!!!!!
:) Karen

WW said...

Great way to use up paper. I never think of the simple ways to use up all the mountains of paper I have.
I'm sure Nancy will love to receive this in the mail, if not you could always mail it to me.

Karen said...

I am THRILLED to hear your box arrived safe and sound. WHEW! ANd love what you did for her! The curlers got me cracking up! Perfect!
Can't wait to see what she got you!
Have a great day! Karen

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

You did a lovely job...but I am crazy about the lace on the curlers...how inventive!!

Jo said...

what a great box ! Love the scarecrows!

JoAnne said...

No need to feel intimidated-you did a spectacular job!
Happy Fall sorority sister!

The Chateau of Remnants said...

Wow.. super cute!! This is so much fun seeing what everyone has created and swapped! Very creative artist!!

Happy Fall ♥
Toodles,
Renee

Ldy ~~ Dy said...

Great fun! You received some great things! The box you created was beautiful! You are very creative. I am having fun viewing everyone's goodies!! Hugs!

Nancy said...

DeeDee, I Loved my Beautiful Box!! All the Treasures you made and chose for me are just too wonderful and so Creative!! I Love the Lace Wrapped Curlers, that is just pure Genius Girl!! You know I always see ribbon and Lace wrapped on spools, you have started a New Trend for the Girly Girl!! I am so happy you liked your Box too!! I just ran out of room, did you see the other little wrapped treasure?

Thanks so much DeeDee, it's wonderful to have such a Creative New Friend!!
Huggs, Nancy
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Cortney Lyon said...

Both boxes are so cute! I love all the tags that you made for your partner and the little goodies you got are so cute!