Tuesday, January 22, 2013

A Red Letter Day!

Oh My Goodness! I don't know whether to take you to task or give you oodles of hugs. Not a one of you paid heed to my swap directions, "No Hostess Gifts, Please!" What's a Hostess to do? Be very grateful and very humbled by your immeasurable thoughtfulness.

Oh Meri, I hope you know how touched I am to receive this Bluebird sculpture from you. You understand very well how difficult it is for me to accept friendship offered and how blessed I am that you are teaching me how to do just that.

And thank you Shirley for your quiet grace and friendship. Each piece of art I have received from you wonderfully captures all that is important to you. I know that your family considers you the Key to their Hearts!

Kim, My husband thinks this Valentine is for him as your family is from his favorite Place to Be, and because your family has built an ice rink! I told him he will just have to visit your Valentine right where it is suppose to be, My Craft Room! We BOTH adore it!

Oh, be still my heart! Thank you Kim for all that you share.

Holly, Cotton Picki'n Fun has sent me her wonderful Valentine Angel. What a joy this Red Letter Day has been. What a joy to know YOU!


Blogger VintageBettys said...

WOW! Everything is amazingly Beautiful! I love that little bluebird from imagemeri <3 it makes me ((smile)) BIG..., and Elizabeth I am the new student here! Thank you and everyone for inspiring me to express myself in creative ways... your package from us went out today:)

Love is in the air

January 22, 2013 at 7:59 PM  
Blogger Debby said...

And there will e another one coming your way soon. Just like Christmas in January. Such beautiful crafted things from the heart that you have already received.

January 22, 2013 at 8:35 PM  
Blogger pam said...

SOOO wonderful! Getting mine finished tonight and in the mail tomorrow! I feel privileged to even participate with so many talented women.

January 22, 2013 at 8:43 PM  
Blogger Tammy's in Love said...

You are everyone's valentine, E! We all love you!

January 22, 2013 at 11:31 PM  
Blogger Carrie @ Cottage Cozy said...

Christmas in January....

January 22, 2013 at 11:33 PM  
Blogger Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

What sweet gifts for a VERY sweet girl! It's no wonder why everyone wants you for their Valentine E!
Erica :)

January 22, 2013 at 11:43 PM  
Blogger Perfectly Printed said...

Wow! What lovely hostess gifts! Treausres fit for a queen....someone who continues to teach us her craft!


January 22, 2013 at 11:50 PM  
Blogger Sissyfox said...

Your nut cups are just precious, as is everything you create. I am so happy you could use the goodies I sent. I knew you would make something spectacular. Thank you for your generosity and kindness. Your wonderful stories take me back to the "Dick and Jane" days, and a wonderful childhood we all dreamed of having.
Thank you for enriching so many lives.

January 23, 2013 at 12:22 AM  
Blogger RetroSandie said...

Everything is so lovely! It's so nice to see the talents of everyone-what wonderful surprises! I'm mailing all of my swappies tomorrow. I hope my swap partners like the things I've made!

January 23, 2013 at 12:41 AM  
Blogger Vintage Sheet Addict said...

The top picture reminds me of a little china ornament we has when I was little, she had a bell under her dress! :) x

January 23, 2013 at 2:26 AM  
Blogger Kim K. said...

Everyone adores you and their valentines were made with love. Such a pretty display. Valentine hugs.

January 23, 2013 at 6:08 AM  
OpenID Patti said...

Your craftroom is such a fun place to visit! It speaks of the kindness and admiration of friends made - and it speaks of you, because you were the first to give. Everything is so inspiring - I just need more time!

January 23, 2013 at 9:11 AM  
Blogger ~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I love all or your beautiful imaginative gifts. What a pleasure to receive something from the 'heart'! Sweet hugs!

January 23, 2013 at 9:14 AM  
Blogger Jacqueline said...

Ah...so precious to be loved by so many and yes, you seem to be the hostess with the mostess!

January 23, 2013 at 9:22 AM  
Blogger Cindy said...

Everything is so pretty and cute! It really makes me want to get into that craft room of mine! I'm almost finished with my Valentine for exchange with you. Hopefully, I'll be sending it out soon.Have a great day!

January 23, 2013 at 10:19 AM  
Blogger ~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said...

I'm adoring all of your gifts and Valentine's! Soo cute they are! So many talented woman in this blog community :) Happy creating! xo Holly

January 23, 2013 at 10:39 AM  
Blogger Holly- Cutie Pie Cottage said...

I'm so NOT Sorry they didn't listen to your rules, Elizabeth. :) Did that make sense? You love to give and so do they! ♥

January 23, 2013 at 10:59 AM  
Blogger vintage grey said...

Such beautiful and sweet gifts!! The talent among these ladies is stunning!! xo Heather

January 23, 2013 at 11:15 AM  
Blogger HollyC said...

What sweet and precious Valentines!! I love each and every one of them. It is so fun to see the personality of each ornament/Valentine and how it matches the person that sent it. I love that about hand crafted items. You have been such a wonderful source of inspiration for me. Last year was my big change year - either I need to use my craftroom or give it up. It was basically just wasted space. Boring blah room above the garage. I chanced upon your blog and found what I longed for: breathing creatively or Creative Breathing. Your craftroom and crafts inspired me to no end!!! I cleaned up my act, respected my craftroom and got busy. So a big THANK YOU my friend for allowing me to breath with a creative spirit and showing me that I can make anything I want too as long as I have plenty of felt, strong thread and a sharp needle!!! Holly

January 23, 2013 at 1:37 PM  
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January 23, 2013 at 7:04 PM  
Blogger Ina said...

My vote? Hugs to all of them! They made these things for you because it made them happy. ;p

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