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Monday, July 2, 2012

Handmade Gift Exchange

Sometimes crafting can be a solo sport.  Other times, it can bring friends together and even provide opportunities to make new friends, such as participating in Linda's Craftaholic Anonymous Handmade Gift Exchange

Linda coordinated a huge gift exchange with crafters across the country.  We were each assigned a "giftee" and, in turn, a "gifter."  My giftee is Cathy who lives in South Carolina.  As you may recall, I recently posted a tutorial on an altered chalkboard here.  I thought this would make a pretty as well as useful gift.  Using a brown and turquoise color combination, I altered this chalkboard with a garden theme. 

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Garden Theme Chalkboard

Layered Flowers & Watering Can Button

Upcycled Mint Tin becomes Chalk Holder



Sure hope Cathy likes it. 
In the meantime, I'm looking forward to seeing what my gifter has made me! 
Is that the mail carrier I hear?

Thank you, Linda, for hosting and organizing such an incredible and creative exchange.




5 comments:

  1. It is beautiful! I know she will love it...and how great is the mint tin for chalk?? awesome job!

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  2. Very nice - love the colors. Great gift idea!

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  3. So cute, I love the color combination you chose!
    Thanks so much for stopping by and for your sweet comments. I'm a new follower too:-)

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  4. super cute!! thanks for coming by Georgie Emerson! it is so nice to connect with you! looking forward to some crafting inspiration from you!!

    Polly

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