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Saturday, February 7, 2015

Valentine Swap

From Viv
 Happy February everyone! I have enjoyed this month so far. It has included a fun swap that Viv from Viv out on a Whim had this year! What a fun swap this was and a fun challenge for me, too!
We were to make a Valentine card and a decoration, and include lots of goodies or joy!
From Viv

 As, you can see, Viv really did a great job of spoiling me! I sure had fun opening each little present that she individually wrapped for me! I had an empty spot on my old Singer sewing machine which made a great place to put all her wonderful Valentines! She made a cute decorated Valentine box, a beautiful deer Valentine on a spool, a sweet girl on a swing, and the sweetest heart ornament with a key! She also included plenty of chocolate to keep me smiling, and some pretty towels for my kitchen! Do you see those cute paper globes? I have never had any of these before! I am excited to use them in my decorating throughout Spring!

From Viv
 I am really amazed by Viv's talent. I am thankful for her swap and the challenge it provided for me to flex my creative muscles. Bloggers are the most talented people and doing a little something outside of my comfort zone is fun in a challenging and learning way!
I sent Viv a package of Valentine fun as well, which she kindly has posted about on her blog.
So I hope you go give her a visit and take a look at those as well!

But here is a peek at a few things that I made for her!
Paper craft Valentine
I am so happy to be part of a fun online community where I have met some of the sweetest people on earth.
Felt Heart
I have made friends with gals that I share more interests with than the people most of the people I interact with every day. Thank you so much for your friendships!
Cupcake on my vintage music box cake stand
Thank you again Viv! This was a fun swap to be included in! And I hope everyone has a sweet Valentine's Day!

God bless you,
Little Susie Home Maker


14 comments:

  1. Adorable! I do love this swap, too! Viv is so clever. Everything is so cute! I like your blue valentine!

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  2. Awesome, I love it all! Viv is so talented and so are you!! That cupcake is so sweet!
    How is Bear behaving today? :-) Bam Bam does that too, run away, if he gets out the front door, and it scares me to death. He is so hard to catch! Takes a lot of treats to lure him back inside. Hope you are having a good weekend,
    hugs,
    Dorothy and Ms.Wilma

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  3. Oh you both are so creative and clever! I love all the sweet goodies you exchanged. Such a great Valentines swap. :)

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  4. Lots of sweet goodies. Yes, our bloggy friends know us best. Hugs

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  5. It was a very nice Valentine swap. It is so much fun to see how creative everyone is.Cute cupcakethat you made.
    warmly,
    deb

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  6. Love all those goodies you both did good The cupcakes would be cute for Christmas too, ha never to soon to think about Christmas craftin XO E

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  7. You got some adorable things from that sweet Viv! Love all the friends I have made through blogging.

    Smiles,

    Debbie

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  8. So much sweetness here. You both made the cutest things. I love those swaps, but I messed out this year. Hope you are doing well and have a great day.
    Hugs
    donna

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  9. You are Viv made the most darling Valentine treasures for this exchange. What fun!

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  10. omg!! I didnt comment here when you posted this? duh! I must have read it from work on my lunch other wise I would have commented! Im so glad to have had you for a partner. it was a fun swap and I love the goodies that you sent me! and I love the falling hearts that follow the mouse around here! LOL! happy Valentines Day!!
    xoxo

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  11. Just missing you. Hope you are doing well!
    Hugs, Patti

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  12. Great post, you have a lovely blog. :)

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  13. lovely blog, i see many blogs on internet true others and so i found yours...i follow most of the time blogs with the same hobbys as i have...just for fun, when i have time...thanks for sharing, will visit again..blessings

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