Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The 2nd Annual Brown Paper Bag Swap

I'm finally posting my swap stuff from The 2nd Annual Brown Paper Bag Swap that I hosted. I hope everyone had fun and I can't believe what creative minds you all have!

I received these super cute little pieces of pizza and bags yesterday from Valerie of All the Queens Chocolate. Thanks Valerie!!! These are going to be so cute on a scrapbook page. This is such a clever idea!! Be sure and check out Valerie's blog she is having another giveaway today.

This is the package I received from my swap partner Pam. Pam included some fabric and vintage ribbons. Thanks Pam for the extras!!!

There is a notebook that Pam made out of vintage Bingo cards and markers. Inside the pages are pieces of brown paper bags. Love it!!

and finally Pam made me some recipe cards and tags out of brown paper bags. Thanks so much Pam for everything!! You came up with some wonderful ideas!

This is the package I sent to Pam. I sent her some vintage lace on brown paper bag tags that I made for her extra goodies and then I made her 4 postcards, 4 gift bags with matching tags and 4 cards with envelopes that are made out of brown paper bags.

This is my favorite thing that I made for Pam though. I got a piece of brown paper bag and then decoupaged a piece of a pattern onto it. I machine stitched the ribbon on to the sides and the photo of the vintage pattern to it. Then I stitched on the buttons and added the yo-yo and glued it all onto a piece of canvas. I hope she likes this as much as I do!!

Thanks to all of those who participated in my swap! I had fun and hope you all did too!
See you all next year for #3!!


SweetT said...

What great swap items. I too had so much fun with this swap and can't wait until next year.

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Love your wall hanging! Twyla

Lisa West said...

This is really cool. I just inheritated a great sewing machine so I can now use different decorative stitches. I've been thinking of you as I used one of the nest and egg pictures and a piece of your homemade paper on a project. I finally have it finished and posted. Check it out!! You made the paper with little feathers in it which was just perfect. Love, Lisa

Polka Dot Moon said...

Gosh you participate in some fabulous swaps!!! Love all the goodies you made and received :)

Yarni Gras! said...


My DIL made this up using the pictures of my 5 oldest boys. So funny!

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