Wednesday, November 9, 2011

From the Retreat to Fairview

We exchanged kits with one another this time around at the "Retreat."  There were 8 of us and we each had someone assigned to us, that we would create a kit for.  It could be anything really.  One gal got the makings of a perfect gourmet cookie recipe.  Someone got a stationary kit complete with personalized stamp all done up in a lovely lid box.  Another gal got a kit that was done up to give oneself a wonderful pedicure.  Some kits had fabric.  The point was that a kit was provided that the person receiving it would really like.  Aimee gave to me, and she absolutely knew what I like.  I was stunned when I saw that the beautiful case sitting there  was for me.  She knew that I loved anything french, plus she knows how I love to scrapbook and do paper crafts, so the pictures you will see here are of all the special details she put into the French case.

This is my beautiful case!   It was like Christmas!
When I opened it I found all sorts of eye candy such as. . . . . .
Blank stationary, that will be turned into lovely french greeting cards wrapped up with a velvet brown ribbon, some brown tulle, and these sweet little blue forget-me-nots.

Isn't it wonderful that products like these can be found for us to use in our paper crafts.  We are lucky to have such loveliness made for our embellishing!  I think "be still my heart," were my exact words when I looked at all of this!
The pad of 48 sheets of 8x8 paper is titled "Ella Blue" and is perfect and the keys are so special too!
check out the lovely page markers that were in there too.  Thank you again so much Aimee.  I am swooning over it still!


Annette Allen said...

looks like lots of fun...

EllenaElizabeth said...

B e a u t i f u l ! !

Anna Rosa Designs said...

Whey, Looks and sounds like way too much fun. I'd love to be there playing with you gals!
Creative hugs,

Cheryl said...

Oh my word wasn't that wonderful and sooo thoughtful! I just adore the case! By the way I am having a small scrapbook giveaway on my blog.

Lynn Stevens said...

Oh my.I'd be swooning too, What a beautiful case and so many treasues inside. It really must have been like Christmas!

Thank you so much for posting my giveaway. I have added you in for the surprise drawing as well. Best of luck and I'll be watching for yours soon!
hugs Lynn

Hearts Turned said...

What fun, Michele! Another wonderful swap--lucky you!

Wishing you the most beautiful day, my friend!


Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Hi Michelle,
oh, you lucky girl! The case is so beautiful and all the wonderful treasures inside - no wonder you felt like Christmas:)
Thanks for posting and entering my giveaway. Good luck.
Have a great day.

Super Coopers said...

What an incredible gift...enjoy!!

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