Friday, December 9, 2011

Victorian Stocking Swap-hosted by Sherry Bamsey

Okay So I am totally cheating, we were all supposed to open our swaps tomorrow, but I am driving to Colorado and juts HAD to open mine a day early so I could ooogle over my goodies and hang my stocking by the chimney with flair! I was sooo lucky to get my friend Julie Gordon Weller as my secret stocking maker. Actually I would not have minded ANY of the fellow swappers stockings, but I know Julies style so was excited to get a box from her! So without further adieu and before we hit the road, here is the precious stocking that Julie made me... a stocking I am sure to treasure for years to come:
{sweet anticipation!}

{love the vintage card inside...so cute!}

{what a great detail, a vintage lady skiier, nice job Julie! Swaps are always so special when there are those little personal touches}

(a bigger pic}

{loves these little vintage lovelies peeking out!}

{a box full of vintage cupcake pics, now Julie is the cupcake queen and I love she added a little of herself into this!}

{I just love these little guys had to do a close up!}

{she added lots of fun vintage embellishments, loved these unique cards}

{more fun embellishments and beads}

{more vintage treats to create with, I loved the spool you cant really appreciate the shiny thread on the spool, can't wait to create some fun ornaments with all of this!}

{here is my stockings honored home, below my memorial to my sweet Temper that passed away last year}
Julie I love my stocking and everything you filled it with, a big virtual hug to you and I hope you and everyone else has an wonderful peaceful Holiday!
And thanks Sherry for hostessing this great swap!
-Denise

3 comments:

  1. Just perfect Denise! What a lovely holiday treat to cherish forever. Hope you're having fun in this lovely month of December!
    Holly

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  2. Absolutely beautiful! Love everything about it! Can't wait until tomorrow to open mine. Have a wonderful and safe trip!

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  3. Thank you so much for my gorgeous stocking, Denise! It is beyond words beautiful and looks so amazing hanging over my fireplace. The little goodies inside were great surprises! I love my Swan, and the two deer. All of it! Amazing! I can't wait to play with all the new vintage lace and especially the gold seaweed stuff. I want to make a Mermaid Fantasy project!

    xoxo

    Ƨhristine barker

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