Back in March, the Craft Blog Club — that I mentioned in the post where I up-cycled an old desk— laid down a third challenge…
Create and send a gift to a fellow #CraftBlogClubber, using only what you have lying around at home. A bit like the ‘Secret Santa’ challenge without the secrecy!!
In some ways, this made it slightly easier, as we could chat to our allocated crafter and get a feel for the kind of things they like.
My buddy was the lovely Tracy who writes over at iheartmyfamilyhome.
She has created a stylish, vintage inspired, home and — as her blog name suggests — loves making her house look beautiful.
I decided that I’d make another papercut picture. Slightly different from the last one, that I designed on the mac; I thought I’d draw one freehand this time.
Here’s my papercut picture tutorial!
It was lovely doing something crafty again — especially as I had an idea of the kind of thing the recipient would like — the only thing that made life difficult was lack of time…! Things have been SO busy recently. Every waking minute is spent organising the baby’s naming ceremony — more about that later!
Anyway, back to the #craftblogclub ‘Spring Clean Gift Swap’!
I was delighted to receive my parcel, in last week’s post!!
A gorgeous card from Tracy and not one but TWO beautiful gifts!!! Not for me, as such, but for my beautiful Twinkles!!!!
Two beautifully crafted fabric stars.
Each with their initial on.
I’m so touched that she’d created something so lovely for my babies. We will treasure them. It’s a shame the pics don’t do them justice; the sewing is just fabulous… SO neat.
Have a look…
I am delighted with my gift(s) and really grateful to Tracy for taking the time and trouble to make such thoughtful presents. Looking forward to the next #craftblogclub challenge already!