Monday, May 16, 2011

happy mail



It had been a while since I had participated in a swap so when Stevie of My Art Canvas asked if I'd like to, I agreed instantly.



Stevie creates the sweetest things, like her prized birdhouses, using a pretty palette of aquas and pinks. She made the framed chalkboard shown above, too.



So many thoughtful details using vintage supplies.



But this pillow is my very favorite among the treats from Stevie. So cool!



I put together a sampling of treasures, both tinkered and collected, to send.



The generosity of bloggers is something that always inspires me.



Thanks again, Stevie! Our swap was a very fun way to celebrate Springtime.

xo
elyse

36 comments:

Lorena said...

Bonito intercambio,
bellos colores!!

Saludos from Chile

Heather's Blog-o-rama said...

Oh, you sure received some beautiful items :) :) :) I really like that pillow and the blue chair it's sitting on :) :)Have a lovely week, Elyse. Love and hugs from Oregon, Heather :)

Holly- Girls At Heart said...

Swaps are just so fun! Glad you were able to do one. I LOVE that new paper you're using- with the yellow. Or am I just noticing it since it's Spring? ♥

koralee said...

Such joy my sweet friend...parcels in the mail are the best! To send and receive.

Have a great week. xoxo

Mary Ellen said...

I still smile every time I see my sweet can and clothes pins and darling little doll (just moved her to a new place). I so enjoyed our swap!

Bee blessed
mary

A Vintage Chic said...

What a beautiful springtime swap, Elyse! Love each and every pretty thing...you're both lucky girls!

Hope you're having a wonderful night, my friend...

Julie

Lilybets said...

Beautiful swap Elyse!.I like all very much!.

Mary Jane's Tearoom said...

All things so pretty Elyse!..and I agree...I love the pillow...
Susan x

hilary @ the upcycle furniture co. said...

so sweet... and... CHAIR!! ; )

Theresa said...

Happy Mail for sure! I have had some sweet packages lately myself, makes me giggle!

Have a blessed day dear Elyse! HUGS!

Zuzu said...

Fun swap! The pillow is yummy!
Hugs,
Zuzu

LissyLou said...

completely gorgoeus!!!

Kimberly Kostka said...

Oh how fun Elyse. I love the little yellow plastic flower in your picture. For some reason that old plastic just makes me happy!
Kim

Passionate for White said...

WAY better than trading baseball cards! :)

NanaDiana said...

Oh-Elyse- You just make the most darling things-as do the people you swap with....I am always so impressed with all the beautiful creations you all come up with. Hugs-Diana

Sweet Harvest Moon said...

Beautiful things!

http://sweetharvestmoon.blogspot.com

Stevie said...

Elyse this was one of the best swaps! It's so amazing how you turn soup cans into these gorgeous treasures!!! And the petite tiroir I LOVE, as all the other treats! Happy Spring!!! xo

Pansy Cottage Girl said...

Totally and completely lovely!

Alyssa said...

What a sweet gift! Yes, the moose poop flowers are so easy. No care at all! They bloom all summer and are the prettiest blue and purple I have ever seen. You are not far..I can always send you some in the fall. Once you plant them they spread! Just a warning! ;) Also, I picked up your mag/article! Nice work! I'm so envious!!! I'd love to write a nice piece for a mag too. A dream come true! ;)Alyssa of Boston Bee

KarenHarveyCox said...

Such lovely treasures. I am sure she loved yours too. That pillow is especially pretty.

Karen

casapinka said...

What a good swap. I have to agree, that pillow is my favorite too. Lucky Stevie and Lucky you!

Comeca Jones said...

Swaps are fun hanks for sharing yours!

**CREATIVE CARMELINA** said...

Oh...everything is induced with the slendor of spring!
So pretty, pretty!
Thanks for sharing....I love visiting you.


Ciao Bella!

CREATIVE CARMELINA

Jessica at Kids Napping? I'm Scrapping! said...

Such a sweet swap! :) One of my favorite swaps was the ice cream themed swap last year with Stevie.

That framed chalkboard is too cute!

Scrap for Joy said...

The gifts received and sent are so cute. I love your clothespins most of all..that printed paper with the roses and yellow background is sweet. Can't wait to see your next article!
xoxo
Joyce

Natasha Burns said...

Perfect swappy partners, you both made awesome things! I expect nothing less from a rockstar though :)

Ric Rac and Polka Dots said...

Elyse,
So glad to meet you! I am your newest follower. I was speaking with Keren from "Free Pretty Things For You" last night and she told me that she knew the perfect blog for me to see, which was of course yours. All I can say is she was right! I love it so much. I can't wait to go through all the old posts and see what you have been doing. Just love your projects, and am hoping to get a chance to get to know you. Keren says you are a wonderful, sweet person, and that is good enough for me! You must be just like her! I wish you continued success in all your endeavors and hope you will come visit on my brand new blog, "Ric Rac and Polka Dots". Now I have to leave to go to TJMaxx, since you told us you had luck finding some beautiful things! I'll have to let you know if I find anything! But I will turn off my computer first!! :)
Julie

BeachVintage.com said...

I too am always amazed of the generosity and kindness of fellow bloggers.

Olivia said...

Oh my sweetness I just love your darling treasures! So sweet!
Hugs,
Olivia

Suz said...

What a great swap, Elyse. I think you both captured spring beautifully,
Hugs,
Suz

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

I think both you lovely ladies are very talented. Gorgeous treasures!
Have a happy weekend, sweet Elyse o xx o

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

Do you ship to Europe, Elyse? I would love love to warm welcome your pretty cans! xx

Cottage Touch said...

Lovely post...

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Elyse, you are right, bloggers will do anything for each other, they are so generous. And when they send you beautiful gifts like you got, the wrapping is as great as the gift!

Carol

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

What a fun swap Elyse! You received some sweet goodies and I KNOW she loved what you sent her way!

Thinking of you!
Love,
Maryjane
xox

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